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Monday, May 4, 2015
2:30 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.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.Money Matters: Presupuesto
Taller: Presupuesto El taller de presupuesto le enseñará a definir metas financieras y crear un plan de acción para alcanzarlas. Aprenderá cómo crear un presupuesto y realizar un seguimiento de sus gastos e ingresos. También aprenderá la importancia de diferenciar entre necesidades y deseos para identificar prioridades y establecer límites. Preséntese puntualmente: hay cupo limitado y el acceso será por orden de llegada. Money Matters es un programa gratuito de información financiera básica…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
6:30 p.m.Dancers Among Us, with Jordan Matter, American Photographer
Fate, fortune, kismet or serendipity – whatever you call it, best-selling author and photographer Jordan Matter has made a career out of relying on the unknown to provide inspiration. He has never storyboarded a single shot in his career, even when working on campaigns or magazine spreads. This process may seem like blind faith, but there is a method to his madness. Using photos and video spanning his career, and delivering his talk with high-energy and humor, he will take the viewers of this il…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
7 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - 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 4, 7 pm Wednesday, May 13, 1 pm Spud Trevor of the Red Hussars by Sapper After Spud Trevor’s death in action in France, his solicitors sent a package to his best friend containing a letter to be opened after Trevor’s death, explaining the circumstances of the cowardly act that ruined his reputation before the War. Blind by Mary Borden The nursing sister was i…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
10:30 a.m.Facebook Basics
Learn about the online social network Facebook.
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.Connecting to the Cloud
Learn all about the Cloud, what it is and how you use it.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
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
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.What It Takes To Be An Entrepreneur
• Never a Better Time To Start A Business • Understand How to Recognize Opportunities • Assessing Your Skills • Targeting Businesses of the Future • Selected sub topics covered in this session: Benefits of having a business, growth potential, realities of running a business, potential downsides. 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 S…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, May 6, 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.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
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.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. Writers Who Walked in New York, with Stephen Miller, the author of "Walking New York Reflections of American Writers from Walt Whitman to Teju Cole," a freelance writer, and the author of five other books.
This talk is literary walking tour of New York City as seen through the eyes of American and British writers. It is a study of twleve American and several British writers who walked the streets of New York and wrote about their impressions of the city in fiction, nonfiction and poetry. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our May 2015 Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: May Calendar 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
8:45 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
Thursday, May 7, 2015
10:30 a.m.Resume Open Lab
This lab time is dedicated to job seekers who need one-on-one help creating a resumé. Assistance with document formatting and proofreading will be available. 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
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.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 Lab50+,
Adults
6 p.m.Money Matters: 銀行 (Mandarin)
BANKING: 銀行 銀行業務雖然很複雜,但為了實現理財目標,也必須要瞭解銀行業務的原理。在這次講座中,您將瞭解銀行與信用合作社的區別和各自的優點。另外,您還會瞭解開戶方法、金融機構的產品和服務以及與金融機構代表保持往來的重要意義。 免費財務講座以及用廣東話和 普通話進行的一對一輔導服務 幫助您實現最佳理財成果。 網站: nypl.org/money The New York Public Library's Money Matters series is made possible thanks to the generous support of McGraw Hill Financial.…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
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
6:30 p.m.Learn to Type
Learn keyboarding skills and practice typing.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.AbandonedNYC, with Will Ellis, a Brooklyn-based photographer and the creator of AbandonedNYC.com.
This illustrated lecture uncovers the forgotten history behind New York's most incredible abandoned spaces, and witnesses its seldom seen and rapidly disappearing landscape. The visual tour explores of some of the author's favorite destinations. Harrowing tales from his own adventures and the eye-opening histories of places like Dead Horse Bay, Creedmoor State Hospital, the Harlem Renaissance Ballroom, and the Gowanus Batcave, to name a few, are presented. Use this quick list to reserve copies…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
8:45 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
Friday, May 8, 2015
2:30 p.m.Learn to Use a Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse; how to scroll, how to highlight words; and practice new skills.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6 p.m.Open Book Night
We are having a book social! We hope you’ll come and share a book you loved reading! What to expect at Open Book Night: 1. Introduce your book with its title, author, publication date and genre (mystery, memoir, play, etc.). One book per person. 2. Tell us what it’s about and why you loved it in 2 minutes or less. 3. We want to have fun, so no negative criticism please. 4. Learn about titles of books that you may enjoy and share with your friends. This month’s theme is NATURE! Do you ha…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Saturday, May 9, 2015
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
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.Tinta, Papel, y... Café - Tertulias de escritura
NUEVAS TERTULIAS PARA EL AÑO 2015 ¿Te Gusta Escribir? Si deseas explorar el modo con el que las mujeres nos enfrentamos a la creación literaria y su difusión en español Si escribes, tienes un libro publicado, o sueñas con hacerlo en breve Si estás buscando... Un espacio para compartir las dificultades de mercado de la mujer que escribe en español Una plataforma desde la que expresarte y mostrar tu obra Entonces, Tinta, Papel...y Café es para tí Inscríbete en línea a la siguiente di…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teachers
2 p.m.Saturday Movie: Serial Mom
Serial Mom DVD | Color | 1994 | 93 min | Universal Pictures | Rated R Beverly Sutphin (Kathleen Turner) is the perfect suburban housewife and mother. She likes to cook, her home is immaculately clean, she's always well-groomed and cheerful, and she loves her husband Eugene (Sam Waterston) and her two children, Misty (Ricki Lake) and Chip (Matthew Lillard). There's just one problem with Beverly: if you do anything to make someone in her family feel bad, you're dead meat on a stick. Directed by…
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.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
Sunday, May 10, 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.Stop Motion Animation
Learn how to use iMovie to animate images to create your very own mini movie. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2 p.m.Sunday Movie: Sylvia Scarlett
A female con artist masquerades as a boy to escape the police. Directed by George Cukor Starring Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, and Brian Aherne DVD | Black and White | 1935 | 96 mins | Warner Bros
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
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, May 11, 2015
2:30 p.m.Legal Resources
A tour of consumer related print and non-print resources, including databases and websites, to get you started when looking for a legal professional, local government and other related information.
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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
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