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Thursday, June 4, 2015
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.Health Information
Learn to find print and non-print consumer health information, including doctors' credentials, drug side effects, conventional and alternative medical treatments of diseases, diet, nutrition, exercise and weight loss information and how to evaluate websites.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.In the Company of Legends, with Joan Kramer and David Heeley, who have produced a number of acclaimed documentary profiles together.
Starting with their award winning profiles of Fred Astaire in 1980, the authors documented the lives and careers of many Hollywood legends, establishing a reputation for finding the un-findable, persuading the reluctant, and maintaining unique relationships long after the end credits rolled. In this illustrated lecture, their insiders view of the famous and the powerful: Katharine Hepburn, James Stewart, Johnny Carson, Frank Sinatra, Lew Wasserman, Ronald Reagan, Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Ja…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Friday, June 5, 2015
10:30 a.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.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
2:30 p.m.MS Word - "Get Your Resume Right"
This hands-on class will guide you through formatting your resume in Microsoft Word. Please bring a written draft of your resume and a USB drive to save and/or print your resume.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Saturday, June 6, 2015
10:30 a.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
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.Saturday Movies: Instructions Not Included (Subtitled)
Instructions Not Included (Subtitled) DVD | Color | 2013 | 122 min | Lions Gate Films | Rated PG-13 June 6, 2 PM, Sixth Floor A man who has made a new life for himself and the daughter left on his doorstep 6 years ago finds his family threatened when the birth mother resurfaces. Directed by Eugenio Derbez Starring Eugenio Derbez, Loreto Peralta, Jessica Lindsey, Daniel Raymont, Alessandra Rosaldo, and Hugo Stiglitz Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 PM. All programs are free and…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
2:30 p.m.The Challenge of Painting | Susan Bee, Raphael Rubinstein | An Artist Dialogue Series
FREE - The Corner Room doors open at 2:30 p.m. Held in conjunction with Art Wall on Third exhibition Susan Bee: The Challenge of Painting, please join us for a discussion between painter Susan Bee and poet-critic Raphael Rubinstein, focusing on Bee's narrative-based work, which incorporates elements from the 20th-century abstract painting and cinematic history including film noir. Bee and Rubinstein also consider poet and painter collaborations, a genre in which both have considerable experien…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
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, June 7, 2015
10:30 a.m.Photoshop for Beginners
Learn how to enhance photos using the # 1 photo editing software in the world; Adobe Photoshop. In this class you learn the features of Photoshop and learn about layers and use them to manipulate images to your desire.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
1:30 p.m.Photoshop Effects: Green Screening
In this class you will use the green screen to take photos to be manipulated in Photoshop.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2 p.m.Sunday Movie: Two-Faced Woman
A woman pretends to be her own twin sister to win back her straying husband. Directed by George Cukor Starring Greta Garbo, Melvyn Douglas, and Constance Bennett DVD | Black and White | 1941 | 90 mins | MGM
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, June 8, 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.Health Information
Learn to find print and non-print consumer health information, including doctors' credentials, drug side effects, conventional and alternative medical treatments of diseases, diet, nutrition, exercise and weight loss information and how to evaluate websites.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6 p.m.Contemporary Classics Book Discussion: Kiran Desai's The Inheritance of Loss
Looking for a little something to liven up your Monday evening? Join us after work for our second Contemporary Classics book discussion at the Mid-Manhattan Library! This month's book up for discussion will be Kiran Desai's heartfelt tome on family, culture, and leaving home, The Inheritance of Loss. This monthly discussion group is an informal opportunity to dig deep into some of the finest examples of contemporary writing--and make friends with some fellow book-lovers. Registration is recomme…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
6:15 p.m.Mac Computer for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
6:30 p.m.Presenting Your Plan
Each participant or team will have an opportunity to present their full plan to the group and guest experts to get feedback which each participant can take and move forward to finalize their plan. 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 of the Secur…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Windows 7 Basics
Learn the basics of navigating a PC with Windows 7.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
8:30 p.m.Get Photoshopped! "Brush Basics"
In this class you will use the Photoshop to modify digital images. Learn how to use the clone stamp tool, duplicating backgrounds and much more.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
2:30 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
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
6 p.m.Money Matters: 儲蓄 (Mandarin)
Savings: 儲蓄 人人都願意存錢,但有時候不知道如何著手。本講座將教您如何存錢,如何積攢一筆應急用的錢。另外,您還會瞭解預算對定期省錢的作用,您將理解如何制定現實並且明確的時間框架和即期及長期的儲蓄目標。 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
6:15 p.m.Ipad Basics
This course will cover some basic features of the iPad. Learn the hardware, some settings, navigation and app basics.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac Lab
Array
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.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.Data-ism: The Revolution Transforming Decision Making, Consumer Behavior, and Almost Everything Else, with Steve Lohr, a technology reporter for the New York Times.
This illustrated lecture chronicles the rise of Big Data, addressing cutting-edge business strategies and examining the dark side of a data-driven world. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: June Events Calendar 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
8:30 p.m.Connecting to the Cloud
Curious about the cloud and what it can do for you. Take this immersive class.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
10 a.m.Mac Computer for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Computer Buying Guide
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
1 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups - 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 St…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
1:15 p.m.Email Sign-up Lab
Use this supervised lab time to sign up for a free email account. The account you create will be required for later email classes. (Please note: this is not a class on how to use email. This session will be used solely for the purpose of signing up for an account.) There are no handouts for this Open Lab.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Keynote for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful presentation software that gives you everything you need to create slideshows and videos that look dazzling, bring your ideas to life, and let 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,
50+,
Adults
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.BRUNO SCHULZ: Polish, Jewish and Modern
Please join us for an illustrated lecture on the life and works of Bruno Schulz. Bruno Schulz (1892-1942) has enjoyed a double afterlife, as an artist and writer who has become a major figure in the literary mythologies of such prominently Jewish authors as Philip Roth, Cynthia Ozick, Danilo Kiš, David Grossman, Jonathan Safran Foer, and Nicole Krauss, while spawning an extensive critical and creative literature in Polish, inspiring writers and artists of many fields as Witold Gombrowicz…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teachers
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
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