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Tuesday, May 26, 2015
10:30 a.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
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.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
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.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.Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Understanding the Numbers
Cash Making a Profit Analyzing the Business Pricing Your Services Selected sub topics covered in this session: What to spend money on. What to spend your time on. Determine your break even. Basic numbers. Theodore Henderson works with Entrepreneurs, Business Owners, and Professionals. He is a 20-year veteran of the technology industry as well as an Amazon best selling author, Certified Social Media Security Professional Powered by CompTIA, and a Certified Leadership Coach. He is the author…
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
8:30 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
Wednesday, May 27, 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.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
1 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups - Stories from World War One
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! May 2015 — Stories from World War One Monday, May 18, 7 pm Wednesday, May 27, 1 pm The Bowmen by Andrew Machen Outnumbered and besieged by German infantry, the five hundred remaining English soldiers continued firing from the trenches, knowing they would soon be overwhelmed. Suddenly they got some otherworldly reinforcements. So Handy for the Fun Fair by Winifred Holtby On a family holiday in F…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
1:15 p.m.Protecting Your Privacy & Security
This course will cover how important it is to be safe when providing your information on the internet as well as ensuring your computer is safe from those that want to hack it.
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
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.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.New York's New Edge: Contemporary Art, the High Line, and Urban Megaprojects on the Far West Side, with David Halle, professor of sociology at the University of California, Los Angeles and Elisabeth Tiso, an art historian.
This illustrated lecture is a story of urban transformation, cultural shifts, and an expanding contemporary art scene. The Chelsea Gallery District has become New York’s most dominant neighborhood for contemporary art, and the streets of the west side are filled with gallery owners, art collectors, and tourists. Developments like the High Line, historical preservation projects like the Gansevoort Market, the Chelsea galleries, and plans for megaprojects like the Hudson Yards Development have red…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Thursday, May 28, 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.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.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.Teach Yourself: Computer Self-Study
Discover free computer tutorials on the web. Search NYPL’s Catalog for books, DVDs and eBooks to help you learn computer programs and concepts on your own. Find resources on Word, Excel, Office 2010 and 2013, the Internet, typing and other topics.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Extrastatecraft: The Power of Infrastructure Space, with Keller Easterling, an award-winning writer, architect, Professor at the Yale School of Architecture, and the author of "Organization Space and Enduring Innocence,"
This illustrated lecture explores areas of infrastructure with the greatest impact on our world – examining everything from standards for the thinness of credit cards to the urbanism of mobile telephony, the world’s largest shared platform, to the “free zone,” the most virulent new world city paradigm. She proposes some unexpected techniques for resisting power in the modern world. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our May 2015 Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog. Find o…
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, May 29, 2015
2:30 p.m.MS Office Open Lab
Took a MS Office class and you need practice? Do you have questions on how to use the skills you learned? Bring your Office questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Saturday, May 30, 2015
10:30 a.m.Email for Beginners for the 50+
Learn how email works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to, forwarding messages and attachments.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC Lab50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Mac Computer for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
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,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Saturday Movie: White Oleander
White Oleander DVD | Color | 2002 | 110 min | Warner Bros. | Rated PG-13 White Oleander chronicles the life of Astrid (Alison Lohman), a young teenager who journeys through a series of foster homes after her mother (Michelle Pfeiffer) goes to prison for committing a crime of passion. Set adrift in the world, Astrid struggles to become her own person while coming to terms with the challenges of living life on her own. Directed by Peter Kosminsky Starring Alison Lohman, Michelle Pfeiffer, Robi…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
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
4 p.m.iWork Open Lab
Took a iWork class 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,
50+,
Adults
Sunday, May 31, 2015
10:30 a.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
1:30 p.m.Keynote for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful presentation application that gives you everything you need to make slideshows and videos that look dazzling, bring your ideas to life, and let's 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
2 p.m.Sunday Movie: The Philadelphia Story
Tabloid reporters crash a society marriage. Directed by George Cukor Starring Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, and James Stewart DVD | Black and White | 1940 | 112 mins | Warner Bros
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
4 p.m.iWork Open Lab
Took a iWork class 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,
50+,
Adults
Monday, June 1, 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.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
6:15 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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Learn to Type
Learn keyboarding skills and practice typing.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m."Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly: Two Masters of Song and Dance," with Mel Haber, a devoted music lover, primarily of popular music and opera.
Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly were two very different types of dancers; Fred Astaire was the more graceful, while Gene Kelly was the more athletic. It is unfair to say one is better than the other, because they both were masters at what they did. There were, of course, other singers and dancers who appeared on stage and in films, but none were the equal of these two. In this illustrated lecture, there are many videos of both of them performing in films. Information about their lives are also inclu…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
7 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - Two Extraordinary Detectives, Father Brown & Sherlock Holmes
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! June 2015 — Two Extraordinary Detectives, Father Brown & Sherlock Holmes Monday, June 1, 7 pm Wednesday, June 10, 1 pm The Queer Feet by G. K. Chesterton When Father Brown is called to the bedside of a dying man at the Vernon Hotel on the same night of the annual dinner of The Twelve True Fishermen, his innate curiosity leads him to discover how to distinguish a waiter from a gentleman. Other June Story T…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
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