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Thursday, March 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.Magazines and Newspapers 1
Using basic database search techniques, learn how to find full-text articles from thousands of magazines, newspapers, and journals that are available in the extensive digital archive known as EBSCOhost.
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. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
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.Chinese Calligraphy Workshops
Learn how to use a brush pen to write Chinese calligraphy with an experienced instructor. No Chinese language knowledge required. Library will provide supplies. Group meets in the Co-Lab in Mid-Manhattan Library on the Second Floor. Thursday evenings in March and April from 6:30 to 7:30 PM. Space is limited. Online Registration for each individual workshop is required. For more information please contact hungyunchang@nypl.org or call 212-576-0075. March 2015 April 2015…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Cosmigraphics: Picturing Space Through Time, with Michael Benson, American Photographer, Writer, Filmmaker, and Exhibition Producer.
This illustrated lecture chronicles the depiction of humankind's visualization of the cosmos through history. It spans over 1,000 years of human history, charts the expansion of the human imagination and understanding of the universe that surrounds us. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our March 2015 Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here:March 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! The…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Friday, March 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 Lab
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Adults
1:15 p.m.Navigating NYC 311 Website
Learn how the NYC 311 website can save you time. In this class we explore commonly used services including filing a noise complaint, paying tickets and other tools.
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.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
5 p.m.BIBLIOBURRO: THE DONKEY LIBRARY (2011) -- POV Friday Night Movies
BIBLIOBURRO: THE DONKEY LIBRARY (2011) By Carlos Rendón Zipagauta 60 minutes Biblioburro is the story of a librarian — and a library — like no other. A decade ago, Columbian grade-school teacher Luis Soriano was inspired to spend his weekends bringing a modest collection of precious books, via two hard-working donkeys, to the children of Magdalena Province’s poor and violence-ridden interior. As Soriano braves armed bands, drug traffickers, snakes and heat, his library on hooves carries an in…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Saturday, March 7, 2015
2 p.m.Saturday Movie: Panic Room
Panic Room Recently divorced Meg Altman and her daughter Sarah have just moved into a three-story brownstone. During a home invasion, the two seek refuge in the home’s panic room, a secure space impossible for the burglars to break into. Unfortunately, the money the burglars want is also in the panic room. Directed by David Fincher ​Starring Jodie Foster, Kristen Stewart, Forest Whitaker, Dwight Yoakam, and Jared Leto DVD | Color | 2002 | 107 min | Columbia Pictures | Rated R March 7, 2 PM…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, March 8, 2015
2 p.m.Sunday Movie: To Please A Lady
A ruthless race-car driver falls for a crusading journalist out to clean up the sport. Directed by Clarence Brown Starring: Clark Gable, Barbara Stanwyck, and Adolphe Menjou DVD | Black and White | 1950 | 91 mins | MGM |
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Monday, March 9, 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
10:30 a.m.Advanced MS PowerPoint 2011
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. Topics include using transitions, animations, etc. Please note: Bring a flash drive with an MP3 or WMA audio file, and an MP4 or MOV video file if you wish to practice embedding media.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
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.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.Superstorm: Nine Days Inside Hurricane Sandy, with Kathryn Miles, a faculty member at Chatham University and Green Mountain College.
This illustrated lecture delves inside Hurrincane Sandy, the largest Atlantic storm ever recorded, with a diameter of 1000 miles, and details the stories of dedicated professionals at the National Hurricane Center and National Weather Service. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our March 2015 Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here:March Events Calendar 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Connecting to the Cloud
Curious about the cloud and what it can do for you. Take this immersive class.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
7 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - Featured Author: Nadine Gordimer
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! March 2015 — Featured Author: Nadine Gordimer Wednesday, March 4, 1:00 pm Monday, March 9, 7:00 pm Loot A powerful earthquake exposed the ocean floor to reveal all its buried treasure, and everyone rushed to loot it. Then the water came roaring back. A Chip of Glass Ruby Bamjee did not understand why his wife, a devout Moslem of Indian heritage and mother of nine children, insisted on actively suppo…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
10:30 a.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
2:30 p.m.Google Series: Gmail
Learn how Gmail works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to forwarding messages and attachments.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC 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
6:30 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.THE B-SIDE: The Death of Tin Pan Alley and the Rebirth of the Great American Song, with Ben Yagoda, a journalism professor at the University of Delaware and the author, coauthor, or editor of twelve books,
This illustrated lecture by an acclaimed cultural critic is a narrative and social history of the Great American Songwriting era. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our March 2015 Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here:March 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! The…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
10 a.m.Advanced Excel 2011 for Mac
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
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
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
2:30 p.m.Connecting to the Cloud
Curious about the cloud and what it can do for you. Take this immersive class.
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 p.m.Estate and Gift Planning Seminar
Are you working on your estate plans or need to update them? How can you best provide for family and loved ones while also supporting your favorite charities? Do you understand the probate process or want to avoid it? Are you confused by the continued estate tax changes? Most importantly, what will be your legacy? We are pleased to present an educational seminar for Library patrons and supporters. John Bacon, Director of Planned Giving, will present estate planning concepts in easy-to-und…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
50+,
NYPL Supporters,
Parents/Caregivers,
Adults
6:30 p.m.Nails: The Story of the Modern Manicure, with Suzanne E. Shapiro, a researcher at The Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
This illustrated lecture explores the evolution of the painted nail. The manicure as we know it has been around for less than a century, but it's become a major presence in the culture of fashion, with its own trends, fads, and fringe aspects. It looks at the myriad ways in which the adorned fingernail has served as an expression of the individual and the times. It traces the origins of the modern manicure as a radical gesture in style and follows it through today's culture of ubiquitous nail sa…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Thursday, March 12, 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.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.Digital Storytelling Using iMovie
Discuss techniques of using digital tools to tell stories. Learn how to use Apple's popular iMovie software to combine words, images, video, and other media into a compelling narrative. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Advanced MS PowerPoint 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. Topics include using transitions, animations, etc. Please note: Bring a flash drive with an MP3 or WMA audio file, and an MP4 or MOV video file if you wish to practice embedding media.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Chinese Calligraphy Workshops
Learn how to use a brush pen to write Chinese calligraphy with an experienced instructor. No Chinese language knowledge required. Library will provide supplies. Group meets in the Co-Lab in Mid-Manhattan Library on the Second Floor. Thursday evenings in March and April from 6:30 to 7:30 PM. Space is limited. Online Registration for each individual workshop is required. For more information please contact hungyunchang@nypl.org or call 212-576-0075. March 2015 April 2015…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
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