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Saturday, April 30, 2016
4 p.m.Photoshop Open Lab
Took a Photoshop class and need to practice? Need some help cleaning up an old photo? Bring your Photoshop questions and get individualized assistance in the open lab! Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Sunday, May 1, 2016
2 p.m.Sunday Movie: Captain Blood
After being unjustly sentenced to prison, a doctor escapes and becomes a notorious pirate. Directed by Michael Curtiz Starring Olivia de Havilland, Errol Flynn, and Basil Rathbone DVD | Black and White | 1935 | 119 mins | Warner Bros. All programs are free and subject to change or cancellation.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Monday, May 2, 2016
10 a.m.Office Readiness Series Orientation Session (Reservation Required)
The Office Readiness Series is a new 10-week series providing students with technology skills using MS Office 2010. Whether you are a start-up business that needs to use Office for invoices, budgets and flyers or you want to improve your skills for a future position, this course is for you. The series covers MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Drive. Orientation will include additional information about the program and a brief assessment of your computer skills. Orientation is held in iMac L…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
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
11 a.m.Office Readiness Series Orientation Session (Reservation Required)
The Office Readiness Series is a new 10-week series providing students with technology skills using MS Office 2010. Whether you are a start-up business that needs to use Office for invoices, budgets and flyers or you want to improve your skills for a future position, this course is for you. The series covers MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Drive. Orientation will include additional information about the program and a brief assessment of your computer skills. Orientation is held in iMac L…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
2:30 p.m.Teach Yourself: Learn English Online
Explore websites and electronic resources at NYPL that will help you improve your English language reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. This class is for non-native speakers of English who have basic (or higher) proficiency in English.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6 p.m.Contemporary Classics Book Discussion: On Such a Full Sea by Chang-Rae Lee
On Such a Full Sea takes Chang-Rae Lee’s elegance of prose, his masterly storytelling, and his long-standing interests in identity, culture, work, and love, and lifts them to a new plane. Stepping from the realistic and historical territories of his previous work, Lee brings us into a world created from scratch. This monthly discussion group is an informal opportunity to dig deep into some of the finest examples of contemporary writing--and make friends with some fellow book-lovers. All are we…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
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
6:30 p.m.Defeating ISIS: Who They Are, How They Fight, What They Believe, with Malcolm Nance, internationally renowned intelligence veteran, author, and counter-terrorism expert.
This illustrated lecture explains the religious and military origins of ISIS—the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, its virulent propaganda, and how it spreads its cult ideology throughout the Middle East and to disaffected youth across the globe through ultra-violence. Events at The New York Public Library may be photographed or recorded. By attending these events, you consent to the use of your image and voice by the Library for all purposes.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
8 p.m.Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer in this hands-on class. Topics include: using the dock, searching files, Mac-only applications, and much more. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
10 a.m.Office Readiness Series Orientation Session (Reservation Required)
The Office Readiness Series is a new 10-week series providing students with technology skills using MS Office 2010. Whether you are a start-up business that needs to use Office for invoices, budgets and flyers or you want to improve your skills for a future position, this course is for you. The series covers MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Drive. Orientation will include additional information about the program and a brief assessment of your computer skills. Orientation is held in iMac L…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Office Readiness Series Orientation Session (Reservation Required)
The Office Readiness Series is a new 10-week series providing students with technology skills using MS Office 2010. Whether you are a start-up business that needs to use Office for invoices, budgets and flyers or you want to improve your skills for a future position, this course is for you. The series covers MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Drive. Orientation will include additional information about the program and a brief assessment of your computer skills. Orientation is held in iMac L…
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,
50+,
Adults
5:30 p.m.Beginner Excel for Macs
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel for Mac. Topics include: entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting your spreadsheets for readability and much more. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:30 p.m.English Conversation Hour! For Intermediate and Advanced Speakers
Would you like to practice your English conversation skills and meet English language learners from other countries? Drop in to the Mid-Manhattan Library's ENGLISH CONVERSATION HOUR, an open conversation where English language learners and fluent English speakers can discuss life in New York, art, music, films, food, culture, current events, and other topics of interest. Open to adult Intermediate & Advanced English speakers only. No registration required. Just come and talk! The…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
6:30 p.m.Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Lincoln Center Local: Free SCREENING presents Rosanne Cash, The Lone Bellow, Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale
Lincoln Center Local: Free SCREENING featuring Rosanne Cash, The Lone Bellow, Buddy Miller & Jim Lauderdale Tuesday, May 3, 2016 6:30 PM Mid-Manhattan Library - Sixth Floor First Come, First Served. Rosanne Cash: Singer-songwriter, author and musical royalty, Rosanne Cash’s songs crystallize sweeping ideas – history, the American south, the meaning of home – into elegant tales that draw on everything from rockabilly to the blues, from the sounds of Appalachia to rootsy pop. The Lon…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
1 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups - Celebrating Mothers
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! May 2016 — Celebrating Mothers Wednesday, May 4 , 1:00 pm Monday, May 9, 7:00 pm Mother Tongue by Amy Tan Tan’s personal story recounts the power language can have on an individual's self-esteem, especially for mom, who did not speak fluent English. Ruth's Song (Because She Could Not Sing It) by Gloria Steinem Steinem’s essay tells the story of her mother, who suffered from mental illness. Other May St…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
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,
50+,
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
6 p.m.Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer in this hands-on class. Topics include: using the dock, searching files, Mac-only applications, and much more. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:30 p.m.The Fifth Avenue Hootenanny-Thingamajig! presents: J. Armen Meschian
Born Armen J. Meschian in 1973 in Yerevan, Armenia, J. Armen discovered the gift of music in his late teens. Shortly after arriving in the US, he began studying guitar with Robin Stone, professor at Berklee College of Music. He then made his musical debut at the age of 18 under the assumed name “J. Armen” as lead guitarist of the Boston-based band, “Bones Inc.” One year later, in 1993, he emerged as a songwriter and co-founded the band “Medicine Hat.” In 1994 the band released two songs on a co…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Thursday, May 5, 2016
10:30 a.m.Photoshop for Beginners
Learn how to enhance photos using the # 1 photo editing software in the world: Adobe Photoshop. Get a basic introduction to Photoshop's tools, layers, and adjustments as you work through two example projects. This Class is taught on Mac Computers
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,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Intermediate Photoshop: Green-Screening and Effects
Learn how to set up a photo shoot and green-screen, then how to manipulate your images to create exciting composite shots in Photoshop. Then, learn to change the lighting using Photoshop’s lighting effects. This Class is taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2:30 p.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
4 p.m.NYCitizenship Information Session
Apply for Citizenship: NYCitizenship Free Legal Help Information Sessions Are you ready to apply for Citizenship? Come to an information session with the NYCitizenship attorney to find out. Learn about the benefits of becoming a citizen and receiving financial counseling. La información estará disponible en inglés y español. No registration required. NYCitizenship legal services are solely provided by the New York Legal Assistance Group through a city-wide partnership with the…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
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 p.m.Digital Media Basics
Learn all about downloading, streaming, and converting music, videos, images and more! This class covers various services, software, and techniques for getting the most out of your favorite media. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:30 p.m.English Conversation Hour! For Intermediate and Advanced Speakers
Would you like to practice your English conversation skills and meet English language learners from other countries? Drop in to the Mid-Manhattan Library's ENGLISH CONVERSATION HOUR, an open conversation where English language learners and fluent English speakers can discuss life in New York, art, music, films, food, culture, current events, and other topics of interest. Open to adult Intermediate & Advanced English speakers only. No registration required. Just come and talk! The…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
6:30 p.m.The Jazz of Physics: The Secret Link Between Music and the Structure of the Universe, with Stephon Alexander, jazz saxophonist, astrophysicist and professor of physics at Brown University.
This illustrated lecture highlights the various ways that music, in particular, jazz improvisation is linked with modern physics and cosmology. Events at The New York Public Library may be photographed or recorded. By attending these events, you consent to the use of your image and voice by the Library for all purposes.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Friday, May 6, 2016
12 noonMS Office/iWork Open Lab
Took an Office class and need to practice? Do you have questions on how to use the skills you learned? Bring your MS Office for Mac or iWork questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
1 p.m.MS Office/iWork Open Lab
Took an Office class and need to practice? Do you have questions on how to use the skills you learned? Bring your MS Office for Mac or iWork questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Resume Open Lab
This lab time is dedicated to job seekers who need one-on-one help creating a resumé. Assistance with document formatting and proofreading will be available. Please bring a written draft of your resumé and a USB drive to save and/or print your resumé.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Saturday, May 7, 2016
11 a.m.Free Comic Book Day 2016
Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) is a single day – the first Saturday in May each year – when participating comic book shops, libraries, and schools across North America and around the world showcase the scope and diversity of today’s comics by offering materials absolutely FREE. Visit the Second Floor Graphic Novels Room at the Mid-Manhattan Library on this special day to get your hands on some of the new and exciting things happening in the world of comics. Materials will be available on a first-c…
Mid-Manhattan Library, Graphic NovelsAdults
1:15 p.m.Featured Database: MedlinePlus
Use the MedlinePlus website, produced by the National Library of Medicine, to find reliable, up-to-date information about diseases, medical conditions and wellness issues in language a non-specialist can understand. Learn about treatments, look up information on drugs and supplements and much more.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
1:30 p.m.GarageBand for Beginners
Learn the basics of using Apple's entry-level audio production program GarageBand by working with loops and software instruments. Please bring headphones to participate in this class. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2 p.m.Poetry to Song: an Afternoon of Russian Bard Songs with Vasily Kolchenko
ВНИМАНИЕ: для посещения данного концерта, регистрация не требуется. ВХОД СВОБОДНЫЙ. Но всех желающих получать информационные рассылки о предстоящих событиях, просим оставить свои данные в реестре внизу этой страницы, нажав на сноску "Register for....." Join us for an afternoon of poetry set to music with singer and songwriter Vasily Kolchenko, performing in both English and Russian. Combining elements of Russian folk, country and blues, he will play guitar and sing his own songs, as wel…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
4 p.m.GarageBand Open Lab
Took a GarageBand class and you need practice? Do you have questions on how to use the skills you learned? Bring your questions and get one-on-one assistance! Please bring headphones to participate in this open lab. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Sunday, May 8, 2016
11 a.m.3D Printing Mini Workshop
This workshop will cover the basics of getting started with 3D printing, no technical background and no personal printer required. We will start with a short overview of this exciting new technology and cover beginner 3D printing tools. Using an easy-to-learn online application you will customize your own simple 3D product. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
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