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Sunday, April 26, 2015
2 p.m.Sunday Movie: The Shoe Fairy 人魚朵朵
A girl who was born disabled always stays home reading fairy tales. She often wonders whether she has to exchange her voice for a pair of feet like the Little Mermaid if a prince really appears in her life. After a surgery, she can suddenly walk again. One day, she meets a man and they fall in love. Will they live happily ever after? Directed by Yun-Chan Lee 李芸嬋 Film is subtitled in English DVD | Color | 2005 | 95 mins |
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Monday, April 27, 2015
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 p.m.Mac Computer for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
6:30 p.m.Advanced Email
Learn how to manage your contacts through your address book, and how to send and receive document and picture files as email attachments.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Our Aging Bodies, with Gary F. Merrill, a professor of cell biology and neuroscience in the Division of Life Sciences at Rutgers University and the author of "Our Marvelous Bodies: An Introduction to the Physiology of Human Health."
This illustrated lecture provides a clear, scientifically based explanation of what happens to all the major organ systems and bodily processes—such as the cardiovascular and digestive systems—as people age. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: April Events Calendar 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Money Matters: Ahorros
Taller: Ahorros Ahorrar dinero es algo que todos queremos hacer, pero muchas veces no sabemos por dónde comenzar. Este taller le enseñará cómo ahorrar y cómo tener un fondo para emergencias. También aprenderá cómo el tener un presupuesto le puede ayudar a ahorrar con regularidad, y comprenderá cómo establecer tiempos y metas de ahorro que sean realistas y que se puedan medir a corto y a largo plazo. Preséntese puntualmente: hay cupo limitado y el acceso será por orden de llegada. Money Matter…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
7 p.m.New York Writers Workshop presents: Scripting the Graphic Novel with Laurence Klavan
New York Writers Workshop presents: Scripting the Graphic Novel with Laurence Klavan The illustrations in a graphic novel, whether it's Watchmen or Fun Home, rightfully receive the most attention. But they can't save a weak script. This workshop will provide both authors and illustrators with the basics of strong storytelling, with special focus on the structure that is the spine of any good tale. Laurence Klavan Laurence Klavan is a member of the New York Writers Workshop. His graph…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
8:30 p.m.Pages for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful word processor that gives you everything you need to create documents that look beautiful, read beautifully, and let you work seamlessly between Mac and iOS devices, as well as with colleagues, friends, and family who use Microsoft Word.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
6 p.m.Numbers for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful spreadsheet application that gives you everything you need to create ledgers, reports, and graphs that help you visualize or present your data. Work seamlessly between Mac and iOS devices, as well as with colleagues, friends, and family who use Microsoft Excel.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Land Prospect Meetings through Powerful Emails and Follow-ups
How you communicate with a prospect can determine whether you receive new business or a rejection. An email that strikes the right tone, shows that you “get” them, and demonstrates how you can help them can go a long way towards sealing the deal. On the other hand, the wrong verbiage, formatting, or focus can derail your efforts. In this seminar, Robert Hellmann, of Hellmann Career Consulting, will review real-life client case studies to identify the key elements of successful communications for…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
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 LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
8:30 p.m.Keynotes for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful presentation software that gives you everything you need to create slides that look beautiful, read beautifully, and let you work seamlessly between Mac and iOS devices, as well as with colleagues, friends, and family who use Microsoft PowerPoint.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
10 a.m.Career Services Fair
Need New Skills to Land a Job? Join us at the Mid-Manhattan Library Single Stop Career Services Fair! Recruitment Services, Career Training, Educational Opportunities, Resume and Interview Skills and much more! Date: Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 Time: 10am-2pm Location: The Mid-Manhattan Library- Corner Room 455 5th Avenue New York, NY 10016 Please call or e-mail to register: 212-576-0024 or 212-340-0861 singlestop@nypl.org 2015 Career Services Fair flyer (1).…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomJob Seekers
10:30 a.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.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.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
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.Ashes Under Water: The SS Eastland and the Shipwreck That Shook America, with Michael McCarthy, author of "The Sun Farmer," and former reporter and editor on feature stories at The Wall Street Journal.
This year marks the centennial of one of the nation's worst disasters, the 1915 sinking of the steamship Eastland in the Chicago River, with more passenger deaths than the Titanic. This illustrated lecture illuminates the sinister story behind the Eastland, which was still tied to its dock when it capsized and killed a stunning 844 people. For a century, the cause of this nearly forgotten tragedy had remained a mystery, but now the author discusses the explanation as well as Clarence Darrow’s bi…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
8:30 p.m.MS Excel 2011 for Mac for Beginners
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2011 for Mac. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thursday, April 30, 2015
10:30 a.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
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.iPad Basics
This course will cover some basic features of the iPad. Learn the hardware, some settings, navigation and app basics.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
5:15 p.m.Find Your Database
There’s a wealth of useful information that you won’t find through a Google search. Join us for an introduction to NYPL databases and find reliable information on many subjects for free with your library card.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6 p.m.iMovie for Beginners
Learn the basics of using Apple's entry-level video editing program iMovie by working through a simple project. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Backstage Pass to Broadway: True Tales from a Theatre Press Agent, with Susan L. Schulman, a theatrical press agent for more than 40 years, handling Broadway plays and musicals and individual stars.
In this illustrated lecture the author turns the spotlight on what goes on behind the show curtain, sharing true tales of her life in the theatre and recounts some of the most memorable anecdotes of a career that started in 1970 with “Applause” and continues to this day.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
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 LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
8:30 p.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 Office questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Friday, May 1, 2015
10:30 a.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.Computer Buying Guide
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 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 will use Photoshop features through learning about layers and manipulating images to your desire. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
5 p.m. THE CITY DARK (2012) -- POV Friday Night Movies
THE CITY DARK (2012) By Ian Cheney 60 minutes Is darkness becoming extinct? When filmmaker Ian Cheney moves from rural Maine to New York City and discovers streets awash in light and skies devoid of stars, he embarks on a journey to America’s brightest and darkest corners, asking astronomers, cancer researchers and ecologists what is lost in the glare of city lights. Blending a humorous, searching narrative with poetic footage of the night sky, The City Dark provides a fascinating introductio…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Saturday, May 2, 2015
10:30 a.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 will use Photoshop features through learning about layers and manipulating images to your desire. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
11 a.m.Free Comic Book Day 2015
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
1:30 p.m.Photoshop Open Lab
Took a Photoshop class and you need to practice? Do you have questions on how to use the skills you learned? Bring your Photoshop questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2 p.m.Tinta, Papel, y... Café - Tertulias de escritura
NUEVAS TERTULIAS PARA EL AÑO 2015 ¿Te Gusta Escribir? Si deseas explorar el modo con el que las mujeres nos enfrentamos a la creación literaria y su difusión en español Si escribes, tienes un libro publicado, o sueñas con hacerlo en breve Si estás buscando... Un espacio para compartir las dificultades de mercado de la mujer que escribe en español Una plataforma desde la que expresarte y mostrar tu obra Entonces, Tinta, Papel...y Café es para tí Inscríbete en línea a la siguiente di…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teachers
2 p.m.Saturday Movie: Steel Magnolias
Steel Magnolias DVD | Color | 1989 | 118 min | Columbia Pictures | Rated PG Revolving around Truvy's Beauty Parlor in a small parish in modern-day Louisiana, Steel Magnolias is the story of a close-knit circle of friends whose lives come together there. M'Lynn (Sally Field) is the mother of bride-to-be Shelby Eatenton (Julia Roberts), and as friend Truvy Jones (Dolly Parton) fixes the women's hair for the ceremony, they welcome aspiring beautician Annelle Dupuy Desoto (Daryl Hannah). Time pass…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
2:30 p.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
Sunday, May 3, 2015
2 p.m.Sunday Movie: Dinner at Eight
A high-society dinner party masks a hotbed of scandal and intrigue. Directed by George Cukor Starring Marie Dressler, John Barrymore, and Jean Harlow DVD | Black and White | 1933 | 113 mins | Warner Bros
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Monday, May 4, 2015
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
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