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Sunday, December 21, 2014
2 p.m."Music in My Heart" DVD, Black and White; 70 minutes, 1940, Columbia Pictures, Directed by: Joseph Santley Starring: Rita Hayworth, Tony Martin and Edith Fellows
A chorus girl engaged to a millionaire falls for the star of her latest musical.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Monday, December 22, 2014
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.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 Mac LabAdults
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.From a Nickel to a Token: The Journey from Board of Transportation to MTA, with Andrew J. Sparberg, author, transit historian, and retired Long Island Rail Road manager.
This illustrated lecture chronicles the fascinating microhistory of New York’s transit system and examines 20 specific events between 1940 and 1968, book-ended by subway unification and the creation of the MTA. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our December 2014 Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: December Events Calendar 2014.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
7 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - Holiday Traditions
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! December 2014 — Holiday Traditions Wednesday, December 17, 1:00 pm Monday, December 22, 7:00 pm The Picture in the Flame by Peninnah Schram and Steven M. Rosman A grandmother shares her memory of a Hanukkah night in a shtetl in Eastern Europe many years ago. The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry A young married couple searches for the perfect Christmas gifts to surprise each other and show their love. In the e…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
10:30 a.m.Tablet Buying Guide Basics
With all the tablets out there it is hard to figure out which one you should get. Learn how to determine which tablet is the best fit for you. This class will cover some of the basic features and specs of the devices.
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
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
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 Lab
Array
Adults
6:30 p.m.Chasing Wild ASS, with Jon Haggins, the producer and host of GlobeTrotter TV.
This illustrated lecture is a narrative of the author’s travels to more than 60 countries around the world. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our December 2014 Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: December Events Calendar 2014.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
10:30 a.m.Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Canceled
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
Friday, December 26, 2014
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
Saturday, December 27, 2014
1:15 p.m.Exploring Websites for the 50+
Explore websites of special interest to active older adults.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC Lab
Array
Adults,
50+,
Adults
Sunday, December 28, 2014
2 p.m."You Were Never Lovelier" DVD, Black and White; 97 minutes, 1942, Columbia Pictures, Directed by: William A. Seiter, Starring: Rita Hayworth, Fred Astaire, and Adolphe Menjou
An Argentine heiress thinks a penniless American dancer is her secret admirer.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Monday, December 29, 2014
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
2:30 p.m.Downloading NYPL eBooks
Electronic books, e-audio books, digital music and video – all available through NYPL’s website! Learn how to take advantage of free access to new media from the comfort of your own home.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Email for Beginners
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 LabAdults
6:30 p.m. "Funny Songs from Stage and Screen," with Mel Haber, a devoted music lover, primarily of popular music and opera.
"Tragedy Tomorrow, Comedy Tonight" is the title of a song that captures this visual presentation. Videos of funny songs from shows and films, including songs from "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum," "Guys and Dolls," "Kiss Me Kate," Sweeney Todd," "Singing in the Rain," "Gigi," and "The Music Man" are intended to make the audience smile and laugh, as well as have a good time. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: December Events Calendar 2014.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
10:30 a.m.Saving and Recovering Data
Learn how to save data to flash drives and other devices. As well as how to recover data that might be lost.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
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
6:30 p.m.Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m."Christmas in Rome, The Eternal City, with a Focus on the Vatican and Pope Francis," with Michael T. Luongo, a New York City based freelance writer, editor, photographer and a lecturer of travel writing at New York University.
This photo lecture showcases Rome as the city pulses with holiday energy from December to early January’s Epiphany. Few places in the world match the sheer joy, beauty and religious fervor of Christmas in Rome, the Eternal City. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: December Events Calendar 2014.pdf Click the link to view this event's flyer: CHRISTMAS IN ROME.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, December 31, 2014
2:30 p.m.Canceled
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
Sunday, January 4, 2015
2 p.m.Sunday Movie: Cover Girl
Rusty Parker wins a contest and becomes a celebrated cover girl; this endangers her romance with dancing mentor Danny. Directed by Charles Vidor Starring Rita Hayworth, and Gene Kelly, DVD | Color | 1944 | 107 min | Columbia Pictures |
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Monday, January 5, 2015
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
12 nooneBook Central
Need help with your iPad, Kindle, Nook, or other e-reader? Want to read eBooks on your smart phone or tablet? We’re looking forward to getting you started with eBooks at NYPL! Come visit us on the mezzanine during our walk-in hours January 5th -16th and we'll show you how to download eBooks and access other digital materials at NYPL. Monday - Saturday, 12pm - 2pm…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
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
6:30 p.m.New Year Movie Marathon: Laughing Sinners
Cabaret performer Ivy Stevens is in an affair with a low-rent traveling salesman. She is dumped in a 'Dear Jane' letter and finds solace in joining the Salvation Army. Directed by: Harry Beaumont Starring: Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, and Neil Hamilton DVD | Black & White | 1931 | 72 min | MGM |
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
12 nooneBook Central
Need help with your iPad, Kindle, Nook, or other e-reader? Want to read eBooks on your smart phone or tablet? We’re looking forward to getting you started with eBooks at NYPL! Come visit us on the mezzanine during our walk-in hours January 5th -16th and we'll show you how to download eBooks and access other digital materials at NYPL. Monday - Saturday, 12pm - 2pm…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
5 p.m.eBook Central
Need help with your iPad, Kindle, Nook, or other e-reader? Want to read eBooks on your smart phone or tablet? We’re looking forward to getting you started with eBooks at NYPL! Come visit us on the mezzanine during our walk-in hours January 5th -16th and we'll show you how to download eBooks and access other digital materials at NYPL. Monday - Saturday, 12pm - 2pm…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.New Year Movie Marathon: Strange Interlude
After Nina Leeds finds out that insanity runs in her husband's family, she has a love child with a handsome doctor and lets her husband believes the child is his. Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard Starring: Norma Shearer, Clark Gable, and Alexander Kirkland DVD | Black & White | 1932 | 109 min | MGM |
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
7 p.m.New York Writers Workshop presents: How to Write About Your Life with Donna Minkowitz
How to Write About Your Life with Donna Minkowitz Memoir writers sometimes worry whether their experiences are universal enough to interest others. But though people's lives can differ greatly, human feelings and needs are universal. We'll explore ways to use emotion, our five senses, and creative insight to craft memoir pieces any reader can identify with. Donna Minkowitz has taught memoir writing since 1998, at venues including the 92nd St. Y, The Kitchen, and In Our Own Write. Her r…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
12 nooneBook Central
Need help with your iPad, Kindle, Nook, or other e-reader? Want to read eBooks on your smart phone or tablet? We’re looking forward to getting you started with eBooks at NYPL! Come visit us on the mezzanine during our walk-in hours January 5th -16th and we'll show you how to download eBooks and access other digital materials at NYPL. Monday - Saturday, 12pm - 2pm…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
1 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups - Short But Not Sweet
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! January 2015 — Short But Not Sweet Wednesday, January 7, 1:00 pm Monday, January 12, 7:00 pm The School by Donald Barthelme It had already been a difficult school year, and then all the children's orange trees died. This was after the snakes and the gerbils and the tropical fish died. Anyway, the children were depressed and began asking hard questions about life and death and what happens after death. (1981)…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
6:30 p.m.New Year Movie Marathon: No Man of Her Own
Clark Gable plays a card cheat who has to go on the lam to avoid a pesky cop. He meets a lonely, but slightly wild, librarian, Carole Lombard, while he is hiding out. Directed by: Wesley Ruggles Starring: Clark Gable, Carole Lombard, and Dorothy Mackaill DVD | Black & White | 1932 | 85 min | Universal Pictures |
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
7:30 p.m.BRAIN GAMES
Don’t just play them, learn with them. Reward and exercise your brain the fun way. Master your strategy skills with Chess or Go. Learn about finance with Monopoly and The Game of Life. With many games to choose from, it’s not all just fun and games. This program takes place in the Corner Room on the 1st floor.
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Thursday, January 8, 2015
12 nooneBook Central
Need help with your iPad, Kindle, Nook, or other e-reader? Want to read eBooks on your smart phone or tablet? We’re looking forward to getting you started with eBooks at NYPL! Come visit us on the mezzanine during our walk-in hours January 5th -16th and we'll show you how to download eBooks and access other digital materials at NYPL. Monday - Saturday, 12pm - 2pm…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
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