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Monday, March 30, 2015
10:30 a.m.Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
10:30 a.m.MS Office Open Lab
Took a MS Office class and you need practice? Do you have questions on how to use the skills you learned? Bring your MS Office questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Advanced MS Word 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Jewish Sites of the Greater Middle East, with Michael T. Luongo, a New York City based freelance writer, editor, photographer and a lecturer of travel writing at New York University.
Jewish historical sites exist throughout the Greater Middle East region beyond just Israel, many dating back to the earliest parts of the Torah and biblical writings. Others reflect an époque when the region was a haven welcoming Jews after the Spanish Inquisition. Since the foundation of Israel and the emigration of Jews from many countries throughout the region, many of the sites have been abandoned and left to decay. In his talk, travel writer and professor Michael Luongo takes us to Morocc…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Photoshop CS6 for Beginners
Learn how to enhance photos using the # 1 photo editing software in the world; Adobe Photoshop. In this class you the features of Photoshop and learn about layers and use them to minpulate images to your desire.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Trivia Night
Come and test your knowledge in a challenging though entertaining 30 question trivia quiz. There are questions and categories for all comers, spanning subjects from Music and Movies to New York History, Sports, Literature and others in between. Individuals and teams welcome. Bring your friends and be prepared to have a good time! No registration required First come first served Doors open at 6:15pm About our Trivia Master: Chris Vaccari - A Graduate of Fordham University in Bronx, New Yo…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
10:30 a.m.Protecting Your Privacy & Security
This course will cover how important it is to be safe when providing your information on the internet as well as ensuring your computer is safe from those that want to hack it.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
10:30 a.m.Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
1:15 p.m.Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.MS PowerPoint 2010 for Beginners
Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
5:15 p.m.eBook Help Hour: Get Started with eBooks
Need help getting started with e-books? Bring your laptop, e-reader, tablet or smart phone to Mid-Manhattan's eBook Help Hour. Please come to eBook Help Hour with a valid library card and PIN. You will also need to know any passwords for your device (screen lock, Apple id, Play Store, etc.) to successfully download and authorize the library e-book apps. Please note that with some e-readers, such as the Nook Simple Touch, you will need to download library e-books to your personal computer and t…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Advanced MS Excel 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Pedestrian Modern: Shopping and American Architecture, 1925–1956, with David Smiley, an architect and an architectural historian, who teaches at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at Columbia University.
This illustrated lecture reveals how the design for places of consumption informed emerging modernist tenets. It traces the history of architecture’s relationship with retail environments during a time of significant transformation in urban centers and in open suburban landscapes. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our March 2015 Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here:March Events Calendar 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
10 a.m.Get Photoshopped! Photo Retouching
In this class you will use the Photoshop to modify digital images. Learn how to use the clone stamp tool, duplicating backgrounds and much more. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
10:30 a.m.MS Word 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basics features of Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include entering and editing text, saving files, and formatting.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
1 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups - Stories from the Algonquin Round Table
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! April 2015 — Stories from the Algonquin Round Table Wednesday, April 1, 1:00 pm Monday, April 6, 7:00 pm How to Get Things Done by Robert Benchley The author shares his expertise on how to accomplish daily tasks effectively. An appropriate subtitle might be Making Procrastination Work for You. Turning Thirty by Heywood Broun The author is floored by a reference to thirty-two as a comparatively advance…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
2:30 p.m.Internet for Beginners
An introduction to the Internet, including getting connected, using a web browser, and navigating web pages. Learn how to find information online using search engines and subject directories.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Mac Computer for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
5:15 p.m.Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Narcissist Next Door: Understanding the Monster in Your Family, in Your Office, in Your Your Bed-in Your World, with Jeffrey Kluger, the chief science writer at "Time " magazine, a coauthor of the bestseller Apollo 13 and author of "The Sibling Effect."
This illustrated lecture frames the new research on narcissism, explains the complex, and oftentimes exasperating personality disorder and reveals how narcissism and narcissists affect our lives at work and at home, on the road and in the halls of government, what to do when we encounter it, and how to neutralize its effects.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Thursday, April 2, 2015
10:30 a.m.Computer Safety & Maintenance
Learn how to protect your computer from viruses and perform regular maintenance functions to keep it running smoothly.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
1:15 p.m.Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.MS Excel 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Stop Motion Animation
Learn how to use iMovie to animate images to create your very own mini movie. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Chinese Calligraphy Workshops
Learn how to use a brush pen to write Chinese calligraphy with an experienced instructor. No Chinese language knowledge required. Library will provide supplies. Group meets in the Co-Lab in Mid-Manhattan Library on the Second Floor. Thursday evenings in March and April from 6:30 to 7:30 PM. Space is limited. Online Registration for each individual workshop is required. For more information please contact hungyunchang@nypl.org or call 212-576-0075. March 2015 April 2015…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.A Coney Island Reader: Through Dizzy Gates of Illusion, with Louis J. Parascandola, professor of English at Long Island University and the editor of "Look for Me All Around You": Anglophone Caribbean Immigrants in the Harlem Renaissance.
Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York has long been a rich source of inspiration that is open to individual analyses, lending itself to a variety of interpretations, making it many things to many people. It has been depicted in a multiplicity of ways by a variety of authors from many eras. A stunning gallery of some of the world’s finest authors, include Walt Whitman, Stephen Crane, O. Henry, Jose Marti, Maxim Gorky, Federico Garcia Lorca, Isaac Bashevis Singer, and Joseph Heller. This illustra…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Learn to Type
Learn keyboarding skills and practice typing.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Friday, April 3, 2015
2:30 p.m.Health Information
Learn to find print and non-print consumer health information, including doctors' credentials, drug side effects, conventional and alternative medical treatments of diseases, diet, nutrition, exercise and weight loss information and how to evaluate websites.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.iMovie for Beginners
Learn the basics of using Apple's entry-level video editing program iMovie by working through a simple project.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
4:45 p.m.Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
5 p.m.KOCH (2014) -- POV Friday Night Movies
KOCH (2014) By Neil Barsky 90 minutes Meet Ed Koch, the quintessential New Yorker. Combative, funny and blunt, he was mayor from 1978 to 1989, an era of graffiti, near-bankruptcy and crime. Before his death in 2013, the intensely private man recalled his life and legacy. This event is a collaboration with the award-winning documentary series POV (www.pbs.org/pov). POV (a cinema term for "point of view") is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. POV premier…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Saturday, April 4, 2015
2 p.m.Saturday Movie: Let's Fall in Love 尋情歷險記
Love, is it happening a disaster or a war? The director interviews more than 20 couples and hears their stories after marriage, including peace and war, betrayal and forgiving. Film is subtitled in English Directed by Wuna Wu 吳汰紝 DVD | Color | 2009 | 90 mins |
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
2:30 p.m.Connecting to the Cloud
Learn all about the Cloud, what it is and how you use it.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Monday, April 6, 2015
10:30 a.m.MS Word 2011 for Mac for Beginners
Learn the basics features of Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include entering and editing text, saving files, and formatting.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Magazines and Newspapers 3
A continuation of Magazines and Newspapers Online 2, explore advanced search features of the database EBSCOhost for finding fulltext articles from thousands of magazines, newspapers, and journals.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Money Matters: Sistema Bancario
Taller: Sistema Bancario El sistema bancario es complejo, pero es importante entender cómo funciona para alcanzar sus metas financieras. En este taller aprenderá la diferencia entre un banco y una unión de crédito y los beneficios que estos ofrecen. También aprenderá cómo abrir una cuenta, los productos y servicios que ofrecen las instituciones financieras, y la importancia de tener una relación con los representantes de estas instituciones. Preséntese puntualmente: hay cupo limitado y el acce…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
6:30 p.m.Roosevelt and Stalin: Portrait of a Partnership, with Susan Butler, the author of "East to the Dawn" and the editor of "My Dear Mr. Stalin."
This illustrated lecture tells the story of how the leader of the capitalist world and the leader of the Communist world became more than allies of convenience during World War II.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Photoshop CS6 for Beginners
Learn how to enhance photos using the # 1 photo editing software in the world; Adobe Photoshop. In this class you the features of Photoshop and learn about layers and use them to minpulate images to your desire. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
7 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - Stories from the Algonquin Round Table
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! April 2015 — Stories from the Algonquin Round Table Wednesday, April 1, 1:00 pm Monday, April 6, 7:00 pm How to Get Things Done by Robert Benchley The author shares his expertise on how to accomplish daily tasks effectively. An appropriate subtitle might be Making Procrastination Work for You. Turning Thirty by Heywood Broun The author is floored by a reference to thirty-two as a comparatively…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
7 p.m.New York Writers Workshop presents: The Personal Essay – From Idea to Rough Draft
New York Writers Workshop presents: The Personal Essay – From Idea to Rough Draft with Sandra Hurtes Do you walk around with a story in your head that you can’t seem to get on the page? In this nonfiction workshop, you’ll begin a rough draft of a personal essay and learn how to revise and deepen your work. We'll discuss the writing process as well as how to market your work. Writers of all levels are welcome. Sandra Hurtes Sandra Hurtes is the author of the essay collection On My Way to…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
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