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Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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
6 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
Sunday, August 9, 2015
10:30 a.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
10:30 a.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
1:30 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
2 p.m.Sunday Movie: King Solomon’s Mines
DVD | Color | 1950 | 103 mins | Warner Bros A spirited widow hires a daredevil jungle scout to find her missing husband. Directed by Compton Bennett Starring Deborah Kerr, Stewart Granger, and Richard Carlson
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
4 p.m.iWork Open Lab
Took an iWork class and you need to practice? Do you have questions on how to use the skills you learned? Bring your iWorkl questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Monday, August 10, 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
3 p.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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Ayuda Financiera y Recursos para Escoger la Educación Superior
Monday, August 10, 2015, 6:30 – 8:00 PM Financial aid and college choice resources (in Spanish)/ Ayuda Financiera y Recursos para Escoger la Educación Superior (with instructor Taylor Ramsey): Un especialista en Programas de Educación del Departamento de Educación de los Estados Unidos presentará un taller acerca de los recursos federales disponibles el cual planea ayudar a los estudiantes y familias en la toma de decisiones sabias acerca de sus carreras y las opciones de educación superior.…
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.Unknown Museums of Upstate New York: A Guide to 50 Treasures, with Chuck D’Imperio, a well-known radio personality from Upstate New York and the author of several books that explore the hidden facets of his home region.
This informative and entertaining talk is a guide to the rich resources available at fifty small, often overlooked, regional museums. Each museum’s story is told in light of its cultural and historical relevance. 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
7 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - 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 10, 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 th…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
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
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
10:30 a.m.Facebook Basics
Learn about the online social network Facebook.
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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