Click to search the Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library Skip Navigation

All Programs

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

(mm/dd/yyyy)

205 events found.

Page 1 of 6 Next
TimeEventLocationAudience
Monday, April 20, 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.Money Matters: Deudas
Taller: Deudas Este taller se diseñó para darle información acerca de préstamos, tasas de interés, y estrategias de reducción de deudas. Entenderá mejor su presupuesto, aprenderá prácticas responsables para pedir y administrar préstamos y aprenderá a establecer un plan exitoso de pago de deudas. También aprenderá a protegerse contra préstamos abusivos. Este taller proporciona información muy útil aun cuando usted no tenga deudas. Preséntese puntualmente: hay cupo limitado y el acceso será por…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
6 p.m.Cómo publicar tu libro: pasos a seguir y opciones disponibles
Cómo publicar tu libro: Pasos a seguir - Opciones disponibles Aprende sobre el camino a seguir para publicar tu libro luego de que el manuscrito esté listo. Las opciones disponibles en el mercado, cómo funciona la industria editorial y la diferencia entre la publicación tradicional y la autopublicación, serán algunos de los temas abordados. Asdrúbal Hernández Lara (Caracas 1977) estudió Comunicación Social en Loyola University, Nueva Orleans, y tiene una maestría en Publishing por Pace Univers…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
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.New York City English, with Michael Newman, Professor of Linguistics at Queens College / City University of New York, who serves on the doctoral faculty.
This illustrated lecture examines the differences and similarities among the ways English is spoken by the extraordinarily diverse population living in the New York dialect region. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: April Events Calendar 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
7 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - Stories from the Algonquin Round Table
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! April 2015 — Stories from the Algonquin Round Table Wednesday, April 15, 1:00 pm Monday, April 20, 7:00 pm Manicure by Margaret Leech The atmosphere in the salons of Leon and Jules (Specialists in the Artistry of Coiffure) changes on Saturday afternoons. The society ladies who lunch are replaced by women who work during the week. On this Saturday one customer recounts a cautionary tale to her manicuris…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
7 p.m.New York Writers Workshop presents: How to Write A Crime Novel (or Short Story) with Charles Salzberg
New York Writers Workshop presents: How to Write A Crime Novel (or Short Story) with Charles Salzberg In this class we'll learn the elements necessary to make a good crime novel or short story. How to create mystery and suspense and conflict. How to choose the right protagonist, the right antagonist, atmosphere, and voice. We'll use samples of crime writing both from other writers as well as the instructor. There will be a short writing assignment for the class. Charles Salzberg Charles…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
10:30 a.m.Connecting to the Cloud
Learn all about the Cloud, what it is and how you use it.
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 Hangouts
Learn all about Video Chatting via Google Hangouts.
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.Wearable Tech: Smartwatches & More
Learn all about wearing the future of technology. In this class you will be introduced to smartwatches such as the Apple Watch and Android smartwatches, health and fitness activity trackers such as the Fitbit and Nike Fuelband, Google Glasses and more.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Create a "Pitch" for Your Business That Turns Prospects Into Clients
When you are selling your services, you can’t afford to be scattered, unfocused, or inarticulate! You need to have a concise, engaging, targeted “pitch” ready to go that tells prospects 1) how you can help them and 2) what differentiates you from the competition. In this seminar, based on Hellmann Career Consulting’s book PEAK Presentations, you will learn how to create a compelling pitch for: A sales presentation Informational meeting A voice message Chance encounters or networking situat…
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, April 22, 2015
10:30 a.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
10:30 a.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
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.Blogging for Beginners
Learn what a blog is, see examples of blogs, learn how to blog and to create your own using Blogger/Word Press.
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
6:30 p.m.PC vs. Mac
Are you a Mac, PC... or neither? Learn about the differences between Apple's Mac computers and Windows PCs by exploring the advantages and limitations of each platform.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Marissa Mayer and the Fight to Save Yahoo!, with Nicholas Carlson, Business Insider's chief correspondent, whose investigative reporting rewrote the histories of Facebook, Twitter, and Groupon.
This illustrated lecture explores the inside story of Yahoo's many years of CEO turmoil, Marissa Mayer’s controversial rise at Google, and her desperate fight to save the Internet icon. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: April Events Calendar 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Thursday, April 23, 2015
10:30 a.m.Advanced MS Word 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
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
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.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.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.Abe & Fido: Lincoln's Love of Animals and the Touching Story of His Favorite Canine Companion, with Matthew Algeo, award-winning journalist and author of Harry Truman's Excellent Adventure, Last Team Standing, Pedestrianism and The President Is a Sick Man
This lecture tells the story of a master and his dog, two friends, an unlikely tandem who each became famous and died prematurely, living through historic, tumultuous times. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: April 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, April 24, 2015
2:30 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
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.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
4:45 p.m.Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Saturday, April 25, 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
2 p.m.Saturday Movie: "O"
“O” DVD | Color | 2001 | 96 min | Lions Gate Films | Rated R April 25th, 2 PM, Sixth Floor A resetting of Shakespeare's classic tale of "Othello" tells the story of a young black man named Odin who is convinced by a conniving best friend, Hugo that his girlfriend is cheating on him. Of course, what Odin doesn't know is that Hugo is in fact motivated by his own jealousy of Odin's good fortune. Directed by Tim Blake Nelson Starring Mekhi Phifer, Josh Hartnett, Julia Stiles, Elden H…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, April 26, 2015
2 p.m.Sunday Movie: The Shoe Fairy 人魚朵朵
A girl who was born disabled always stays home reading fairy tales. She often wonders whether she has to exchange her voice for a pair of feet like the Little Mermaid if a prince really appears in her life. After a surgery, she can suddenly walk again. One day, she meets a man and they fall in love. Will they live happily ever after? Directed by Yun-Chan Lee 李芸嬋 Film is subtitled in English DVD | Color | 2005 | 95 mins |
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Monday, April 27, 2015
2:30 p.m.Advanced MS Word 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC 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.Our Aging Bodies, with Gary F. Merrill, a professor of cell biology and neuroscience in the Division of Life Sciences at Rutgers University and the author of "Our Marvelous Bodies: An Introduction to the Physiology of Human Health."
This illustrated lecture provides a clear, scientifically based explanation of what happens to all the major organ systems and bodily processes—such as the cardiovascular and digestive systems—as people age. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: April Events Calendar 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Page 1 of 6 Next

Chat with a librarian now