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Sunday, February 1, 2015
2 p.m.Sunday Movie: The Golden Boy
A crooked promoter lures a young violinist to give up music for boxing. Directed by Rouben Mamoulian Starring Barbara Stanwyck, William Holden, and Adolphe Menjou DVD | Black and White | 1939 | 99 mins | Columbia Pictures |
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Monday, February 2, 2015
10:30 a.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
2:30 p.m.Legal Resources
A tour of consumer related print and non-print resources, including databases and websites, to get you started when looking for a legal professional, local government and other related information.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.The Phantom of Fifth Avenue: The Mysterious Life and Scandalous Death of Heiress Huguette Clark, with Meryl Gordon, the author of "Mrs. Astor Regrets: The Hidden Betrayals of a Family Beyond Reproach," and an award-winning journalist.
This lecture reveals new details about the mysterious life and death of reclusive heiress who passed away in 2011. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: February Events Calendar 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Learn to Type
Learn keyboarding skills and practice typing.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Tuesday, February 3, 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 the features of Photoshop and learn about layers and use them to minpulate images to your desire.
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.Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Basic Chinese Conversation - Level ll
Learn Mandarin with an experienced instructor using the Mango Languages database. The January classes will be held in Room 101 on the First Floor. The February and March classes will be held in the Co-Lab on the Second Floor. Walk-in class | No registration required | No placement test | First Come, First Served For more information please contact hungyunchang@nypl.org or call 212-576-0075
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Grand Opera: The Story of the Met, with Charles Affron, Professor Emeritus of French Literature at New York University and Mirella Jona Affron, Professor Emerita of Cinema Studies at The College of Staten Island/CUNY.
This illustrated lecture tells how The Metropolitan, which has stood among the grandest of opera companies since its birth in 1883, became and remains a powerful actor on the global cultural scene, and traces the offstage/onstage workings of this famed New York institution. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: February Events Calendar 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Featured Database: Mango Language Lab
Hola! Ni Hao! Bonjour! Konnichiwa! Dobryi den'! Come try out the Mango Languages program and start learning one of 35 languages today. This is a conversation based language learning program with a built-in recording option. Record your voice and compare your speech to the narrator’s to hear your progress.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
10 a.m. Get Photoshopped!: Retouching Photos
Learn how to retouch photos and add interesting effects using the image editing program Adobe Photoshop CS6. This is a project-based class that assumes some previous experience with Photoshop. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
1 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups - Stories of the Civil Rights Movement
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! February 2015 — Stories of the Civil Rights Movement Wednesday, February 4, 1:00 pm Monday, February 9, 7:00 pm The Convert by Lerone Bennett Jr. Preacher Aaron Lott decided to buy his train ticket to the Baptist convention at the whites-only ticket counter. It was the law and it was his right. It was also Mississippi, 1961. I’m his friend, Booker Brown, and I knew there would be trouble. I tried to talk him o…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
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
2:30 p.m.Blogging for Beginners
Learn what a blog is, see examples of blogs, learn how to blog and to create your own using Blogger/Word Press.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
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.Hope: Entertainer of the Century, with Richard Zoglin, a contributing editor and theater critic for Time magazine and author of "Comedy at the Edge: How Stand-up in the 1970s Changed America."
This illustrated lecture presents the first definitive biography of Bob Hope, featuring exclusive and extensive reporting that makes the persuasive case that he was most important entertainer of the twentieth century. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: February Events Calendar 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
7:30 p.m.BRAIN GAMES
Don’t just play them, learn with them. Reward and exercise your brain the fun way. Master your strategy skills with Chess or Go. Learn about finance with Monopoly and The Game of Life. With many games to choose from, it’s not all just fun and games. This program takes place in the Corner Room on the 1st floor.
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Thursday, February 5, 2015
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.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.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
6:30 p.m.Rice: A Global History, with Renee Marton, a former chef based in New York who has written widely on food, cooking, and culinary history.
This illustrated lecture explores the role rice has played in society and the food economy as it journeyed from its beginnings in Asia and West Africa to global prominence. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: February Events Calendar 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 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
Friday, February 6, 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.Learn to Use a Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse; how to scroll, how to highlight words; and practice new skills.
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
4:45 p.m.Keynote for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful presentation software that gives you everything you need to create slideshows and videos that look dazzling, bring your ideas to life, 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
5 p.m.5 BROKEN CAMERAS (2013) -- POV Friday Night Movies
5 BROKEN CAMERAS (2013) By Emad Burnat & Guy Davidi 60 minutes A first-hand account of life and nonviolent resistance in Bil’in, a West Bank village where Israel is building a security fence. Palestinian Emad Burnat, who bought his first camera in 2005 to record the birth of his youngest son, shot the film and Israeli filmmaker Guy Davidi co-directed. The filmmakers follow one family’s evolution over five years, witnessing a child’s growth from a newborn baby into a young boy who observes…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Saturday, February 7, 2015
10:30 a.m.Google Series: Google Drive/Docs
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: To Sir, With Love
To Sir, With Love DVD | Color | 1967 | 100 min | Columbia Pictures | Not Rated February 7, 2 PM, Sixth Floor Mark Thackeray, an out-of-work engineer, accepts a teaching post in London's East End slums. His sullen, rebellious students led by Denham, Pamela and Barbara, sets out to destroy Thackeray as they did his predecessor by breaking his spirit. But Thackeray, no stranger to hostility, meets the challenge by treating the students as young adults who will soon enter a work force where the…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, February 8, 2015
2 p.m.Sunday Movie: The Lady Eve
A trio of classy cardsharps targets the socially awkward heir to brewery millions for his money, till one of them falls in love with him. Directed by Preston Sturges Starring Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, and Charles Coburn DVD | Black and White | 1941 | 94 mins | Paramount Pictures |
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Monday, February 9, 2015
10:30 a.m.Windows 7 Basics
Learn the basics of navigating a PC with Windows 7.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
10:30 a.m.MS PowerPoint 2011 for Mac for Beginners
Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2011 for Mac. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2:30 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
5:30 p.m.Computer Buying Guide
Learn about hardware and software before buying a computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Why We Love Serial Killers: The Curious Appeal of the World's Most Savage Murderers, with Scott Bonn, a professor of criminology at Drew University in Madison, New Jersey and a "Psychology Today" blogger for a popular crime called “Wicked Deeds.”
This illustrated lecture explores our powerful appetite for the macabre, while also providing new and unique insights into the world of the serial killer, including those the author has gained directly from two of the world’s most notorious examples, David Berkowitz (“Son of Sam”) and Dennis Rader (“Bind, Torture, Kill”). It is a compelling look at how the media, criminal justice system, and public perceptions help to shape and feed the “celebrity monsters” in our midst. Find out what else…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
7 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - Stories of the Civil Rights Movement
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! February 2015 — Stories of the Civil Rights Movement Wednesday, February 4, 1:00 pm Monday, February 9, 7:00 pm The Convert by Lerone Bennett Jr. Preacher Aaron Lott decided to buy his train ticket to the Baptist convention at the whites-only ticket counter. It was the law and it was his right. It was also Mississippi, 1961. I’m his friend, Booker Brown, and I knew there would be trouble. I tried to talk…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
10:30 a.m.iMovie for Beginners
Learn how to use Apple's popular iMovie software. Create your own short movie clip by editing different clips from videos and add a sound track to fit your movies feel.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
10:30 a.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
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
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