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All events are free unless otherwise noted.

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Saturday, August 29, 2015
10:30 a.m.Beginner Word for Macs
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 Mac LabAdults
1:30 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 p.m.SATURDAY MOVIE: Sweeney Todd
Sweeney Todd DVD | Color | 2007 | 117 min | Paramount Pictures | Rated R August 29, 2 p.m., 6th floor A man unjustly sent to prison returns to exact revenge on those who ruined his life. He opens a modest barber shop but one thing different about Todd's shop, however, is that no one who walks in for a trim is ever seen again. Directed by Tim Burton Starring Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman, and Timothy Spall Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 PM. All programs a…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
2:30 p.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
4 p.m.Microsoft Office Open Lab
Took an Office class and you need to practice? Do you have questions on how to use the skills you learned? Bring your Word, Excel, or Powerpoint questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Sunday, August 30, 2015
10:30 a.m.Beginner Excel for Macs
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 Mac LabAdults
1:30 p.m.Advanced Excel for Macs
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2 p.m.Sunday Movie: Some Like It Hot
DVD | Black & White | 1959 | 120 mins | MGM Two musicians on the run from gangsters masquerade as members of an all-girl band. Directed by Billy Wilder Starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, and Jake Lemmon
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
4 p.m.MS Office Open Lab
Took a Microsoft Office class and you need to practice? Do you have questions on how to use the skills you learned? Bring your Word, Powerpoint, and Excel questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Monday, August 31, 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 Lab
Array
Adults
3 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 Mac LabAdults
6:15 p.m.Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
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.The Indestructible Houseplant: 200 Beautiful, Easy-Care Plants that Everyone Can Grow, with Tovah Martin, horticulturalist, author, freelance writer, photo stylist and lecturer.
This illustrated lecture highlights indoor plants that are tough, beautiful, reliable, and readily available. It includes tips on care, maintenance, ideas for combining houseplants in eye-catching indoor displays, and offers inspiration for incorporating houseplants into a variety of décors. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our August 2015 Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: August Events Calendar 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
8:30 p.m.iMovie on the iPad
Learn the basics of using Apple's iMovie app on iPad tablets. Class is conducted on iPads.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Tuesday, September 1, 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.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.Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
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 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
5:15 p.m.Open Lab for the 50+
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,
50+,
Adults
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."Copenhagen," DVD | Color | 2002 | 90 mins | directed by Howard Davies; starring Stephen Rea, Daniel Craig, and Francesca Annis.
Synopsis: An adaptation of the popular Michael Frayn stage-play based around a strange trip the German physicist Werner Heisenberg made to Copenhagen in 1941 to see his Danish counterpart Niels Bohr. Old friends and close colleagues, they had revolutionised atomic physics in the 1920s with their work together. But now the world had changed and the two men were on opposite sides in a world war. The meeting was fraught with danger and embarrassment and ended in disaster. In Frayn's play, Heisenb…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Learn to Type
Learn keyboarding skills and practice typing.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
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
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
10 a.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
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.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
6 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."Wodehouse in Exile," DVD | Color | 2013 | 82 mins. Directed by Tim Fywell; starring Tim Pigott-Smith, Zoë Wanamaker, and Curran McKay.
Synopsis: BAFTA® and Emmy-award winning writer Nigel Williams crafts an intimate portrait of British humorist P.D. Wodehouse in Wodehouse In Exile. An all-star cast led by Tim-Pigott-Smith (37 Days, Houdini) and Zoe Wanamaker (Mr. Selfridge) shares the gripping tale of how the creator of Jeeves and Wooster faced treason charges that prevented him from setting foot on English soil again. Co-sponsored by BBC WORLDWIDE NORTH AMERICA FILM SERIES
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
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.LEAD Program Information Session
LEAD Program for Young Women Immigrants LEAD is a skills training and leadership development program consisting of 12- interactive workshops, a hands-on project, and a round table discussion to give participants an opportunity to meet women immigrant leaders and professionals. Weekly sessions are taught by experienced members of NWNY’s staff as well as guest speakers, many of whom are women immigrants or children of immigrants. Registration is open to any young woman immigrant between the ag…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Immigrants
8:30 p.m.iMovie Green Screening and Effects
Learn to light and film using a green screen and then edit that footage in iMovie to change the backgrounds of your videos.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thursday, September 3, 2015
10:30 a.m.Get Your Resume Right
This hands-on class will guide you through formatting your resumé in Microsoft Word. Please bring a written draft of your resumé and a USB drive to save and/or print your resumé.
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 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.Computer Safety & Maintenance
Learn how to protect your computer from viruses and perform regular maintenance functions to keep it running smoothly.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Bears in the Backyard: Big Animals, Sprawling Suburbs, and the New Urban Jungle, with Edward R. Ricciuti, a science journalist, naturalist, and former curator at the New York Zoological Society (now the Wildlife Conservation Society).
This lecture explores cutting edge research into why large wild animals are encroaching on human turf, how these creatures, invading our comfort zone, impacts all of us, and how to deal with this issue on both societal and personal levels. The audience will learn how to protect against potential dangers even as they are being thoroughly entertained by hair-raising tales of real-life encounters. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our September 2015 Author @ the Library titles in the librar…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
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