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Wednesday, July 29, 2015
1:15 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
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
6:30 p.m.Mango Languages: Learn Languages Online
Hola! Ni Hao! Bonjour! Konnichiwa! Dobryi den'! Come try out the Mango Languages program and start learning one of more than 60 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
6:30 p.m.Canceled
Irrationally Yours: On Missing Socks, Pickup Lines, and Other Existential Puzzles, with Dan Ariely, the James B. Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics at Duke University, and the founder of the Center for Advanced Hindsight.
This illustrated lecture reflects on how we can reason our way through external and internal challenges. Based on his “Ask Ariely” Q & A column in the Wall Street Journal, in which the behavioral economist responds to readers who write in with personal conundrums ranging from the serious to the curious, he applies his scientific analysis of the human condition:
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.The Rose Hotel: A Memoir of Secrets, Loss, and Love From Iran to America, with Dr. Rahimeh Andalibian, an Iran-born author and a systemic psychologist, specializing in trauma and practicing New York City.
This talk and staged reading tells the story of her family: their struggle to survive the 1979 revolution, their move to California, and their attempts to acculturate in the face of teenage rebellion, murder, addiction, and new traditions. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our July 2015 Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here:July Events Calendar 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
8:45 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
Thursday, July 30, 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.Finding a Job Online
Learn how to use the internet to find and apply for jobs. Topics include searching for job listings, filling out online application forms, and submitting electronic resumes.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.iMovie Effects and Green-Screening
Take the next step with Apple's entry-level video editing program iMovie. Get tips on shooting footage with a green screen and chroma-keying in a new background. Learn about the visual and audio effects included in iMovie to change the look of your video. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:30 p.m. Optimal Health Through the Seasons – “Summer Detox” with Robert Kachko ND, LAc, a Naturopathic doctor and licensed acupuncturist.
With every season comes an opportunity for renewal and also unique requirements for optimal health. Learn what Naturopathic and Chinese medicine can offer you during the summer season, as your body has had an opportunity for rest and is ideally positioned to rid itself of the toxic burden we accumulate with time. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here:July 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
8:45 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
Friday, July 31, 2015
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
Saturday, August 1, 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
1:30 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
2 p.m.SATURDAY MOVIE: Grease
Grease DVD | Color | 1978 | 110 min | Paramount Pictures | Rated PG August 1, 2 p.m., 6th floor 1950s teens Danny (John Travolta) and Australian transfer Sandy (Olivia Newton-John) spend their "Summer Nights" falling in love, but once fall comes, it's back to Rydell High and its cliques. But when they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance? Directed by Randal Kleiser Starring John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John,…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
4 p.m.Photoshop Open Lab
Took a Photoshop class and you need practice? Do you have questions on how to use the skills you learned? Bring your questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Sunday, August 2, 2015
10:30 a.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
1:30 p.m.Get Photoshopped! Brush Basics
Learn advanced techniques for using and manipulating brushes in photoshop for use in digital painting, drawing, and more!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
4 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
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. 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. 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
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