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Monday, August 3, 2015
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
2:30 p.m.Magazines and Newspapers 2
Explore more advanced search features of the database EBSCOhost to find full-text articles from thousands of magazines, newspapers, and journals.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
3 p.m.Connecting to the Cloud
Learn all about the Cloud, what it is and how you use it.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6 p.m.Contemporary Classics Book Discussion: Rachel Kushner's The Flamethrowers
Looking for a little something to liven up your Monday evening? Join us after work for our second Contemporary Classics book discussion at the Mid-Manhattan Library! This month's book up for discussion will be Rachel Kushner's fast-paced, sexy, and thoughtful work of feminist fiction, The Flamethrowers. 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. Registration is rec…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:15 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.Financial Aid and College Choice Resources
Financial aid and college choice resources (in English): An Education Program Specialist from the U.S. Department of Education will lead a workshop on federal resources available to help students and families make wise decisions about career and higher education options. The workshop, designed for young adults and their families, will also cover federal financial aid resources and how to apply for them. These workshops will take place in the 2nd floor classroom of the Mid-Manhattan Library, 4…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
Parents/Caregivers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
6:30 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
6:30 p.m.Terms of Service: Social Media and the Price of Constant Connection, with Jacob Silverman, a freelance journalist and book critic.
This illustrated lecture explores the surprising conformity at the heart of the digital culture and what it means now that none of us can ever be alone. It is a call for social media users to take back ownership of their digital lives. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our August 2015 Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: August Events Calendar 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
8:30 p.m.Advanced MS Word 2011 for Mac
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2011. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
10 a.m.Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
10:30 a.m.Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
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.Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
3 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. This class takes place on the 4th floor.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac 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
6:15 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
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
6:30 p.m.Eye of the Beholder: Johannes Vermeer, Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, and the Reinvention of Seeing, with Laura J. Snyder, Fulbright scholar, professor at St. John’s University, and also the author of "The Philosophical Breakfast Club" and "Reforming Philosophy"
This illustrated lecture tells the remarkable story of how an artist and a scientist in seventeenth-century Holland transformed the way we see the world. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our August 2015 Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: August Events Calendar 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
1 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups - Out-of-This-World Heroes by Featured Author Philip K. Dick
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! August 2015 — Out-of-This-World Heroes by Featured Author Philip K. Dick Wednesday, August 5, 1:00 pm Monday,August 9, 7:00 pm Goodbye Vincent The guy driving the Mustang had a cute little plastic doll sitting in his car. He explained that the Linda doll is a lot like a Barbie doll, but with some special features. The Day Mr. Computer Fell Out of its Tree Every once in a while the central processing system tha…
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
5:15 p.m.Open Lab for the 50+
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
6:30 p.m.Bronx: The Ultimate Guide to New York City's Beautiful Borough, with Lloyd Ultan, Bronx Borough Historian, professor of history at Fairleigh Dickinson University and the author of ten books and Shelley Olson, former university professor.
This illustrated lecture highlights the borough’s cultural prominence and provides the audience with the borough’s extraordinary destinations including self-guided walking tours of some of the most ethnically, architecturally, and historically diverse neighborhoods. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our August 2015 Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: August Events Calendar 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
8:30 p.m.iWork Open Lab
Took an iWorklass and you need to practice? Do you have questions on how to use the skills you learned? Bring your iWork questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thursday, August 6, 2015
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
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.How'd You Do That?... Connecting Stuff to Your Computer
Learn how to connect printers, monitors and all types of other accessories to your computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6 p.m.Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
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.Broadway, with Michelle Young, the founder of "Untapped Cities," an online magazine about urban discovery, and an adjunct professor at Columbia University.
This illustrated lecture features vintage photographs chronicling the history of the world-famous street, along with contemporary photographs and tells the story of New York as it grew from a Dutch colony into a world-class city. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our August 2015 Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: August Events Calendar 2015.pdf
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! In…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
8:30 p.m.Photoshop for Beginners
Learn how to enhance photos using the # 1 photo editing software in the world; Adobe Photoshop. In this class you learn the features of Photoshop and learn about layers and use them to manipulate images to your desire.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Friday, August 7, 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.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
Saturday, August 8, 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
1:15 p.m.Apps on Tablets
Learn how to find apps, review apps and discover some of the most popular apps around for iOS and Android devices.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
1:30 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
2 p.m.SATURDAY MOVIE: Little Shop of Horrors
Little Shop of Horrors DVD | Color | 1986 | 88 min | Warner Bros. | Rated PG-13 August 8, 2 p.m., 6th floor Rick Moranis plays nerdy Seymour Krelborn, who works in a rundown flower shop on Skid Row. While he bemoans the lack of business, Seymour seeks a way of bringing the shop and himself fame and fortune by housing a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed. Directed by Frank Oz Starring Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene, Steve Martin, Levi Stubbs, Vincent Gardenia, and Tichina Arnold El…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
2:30 p.m.Learn to Type
Learn keyboarding skills and practice typing.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
4 p.m.iMovie Open Lab
Took an iMovie class and you need to practice? Do you have questions on how to use the skills you learned? Bring your iMovie questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
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