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Monday, January 12, 2015
10:30 a.m.Blogging for Beginners
Learn what a blog is, see examples of blogs, learn how to blog and to create your own using Word Press.
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
6:30 p.m.New Year Movie Marathon: Dancing Lady
An attractive dancer is rescued from jail by a rich man, who helps her to have her first big opportunity at a musical play on Broadway. Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard Starring: Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, and Franchot Tone DVD | Black & White | 1933 | 92 min | MGM |
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
7 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
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
10:30 a.m.iMovie for Beginners
Learn how to use Apple's popular iMovie software. Create your own short movie clip by editing different clips from videos and add a sound track to fit your movies feel.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
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: It Happened One Night
A spoiled heiress, running away from her family, is helped by a man who's actually a reporter looking for a story. Directed by: Frank Capra Starring: Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, and Walter Connolly DVD | Black & White | 1934 | 105 min | Columbia Pictures |
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
7 p.m.New York Writers Workshop presents Start An Essay in One Evening with Sally Koslow
Start An Essay in One Evening with Sally Koslow Would-be writers of all ages (teenagers on up) are welcome in this free workshop where you will learn to jump start your essay so it’s clear and compelling. Space is Limited. Online Registration required. Mid-Manhattan Library, 2nd floor, Co-Lab Space is Limited. Online Registration required. Sally Koslow’s essays have been published in The New York Times, More, Real Simple, O the Oprah Magazine, and many other publications and websites. She…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
10 a.m.MS Excel 2011 for Mac for Advanced
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
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.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
6:30 p.m.New Year Movie Marathon: Forsaking All Others
Dill leaves Mary standing at the altar in order to marry his old flame, Connie, instead. Knowing that Mary still has feelings for Dill, Jeff keeps quiet about his own love for her. Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke Starring: Robert Montgomery, Joan Crawford, and Clark Gable DVD | Black & White | 1934 | 83 min | MGM |
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 15, 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
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.New Year Movie Marathon: San Francisco
A Barbary Coast saloonkeeper and a Nob Hill impresario are rivals for the affections of a beautiful singer, both personally and professionally in 1906 San Francisco. Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke Starring: Clark Gable, Jeanette MacDonald, and Spencer Tracy DVD | Black & White | 1936 | 115 min | MGM |
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Digital Storytelling Using iMovie
Discuss techniques of using digital tools to tell stories. Learn how to use Apple's popular iMovie software to combine words, images, video, and other media into a compelling narrative. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac 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
Friday, January 16, 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
1:15 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
2:30 p.m.Computer Buying Guide
Learn about hardware and software before buying a computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Saturday, January 17, 2015
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: Manhattan
Manhattan DVD | Black & White | 1979 | 96 min | MGM | Rated R Isaac has just quit his job as a hack writer for a bad TV show, is paying two alimonies, and his second ex-wife is writing her own tell-all book of their acrimonious split. The one positive aspect of his life is his 17-year-old girlfriend, though he does not see a future with her. When he meets journalist Mary Wilkie, the mistress of his best friend, his first impression is that she is a pretentious intellectual, but he eventual…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, January 18, 2015
2 p.m.Sunday Movie: Pal Joey
An opportunistic singer woos a wealthy widow to boost his career. Directed by George Sidney Starring Rita Hayworth, Frank Sinatra, and Kim Novak DVD | Color | 1957 | 109 min | Columbia Pictures |
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
6:30 p.m.New Year Movie Marathon: Cain and Mabel
A talented boxer and a gifted dancer hope to increase their waning popularity by inventing a fictitious love affair for the benefit of the tabloids. Directed by: Lloyd Bacon Starring: Marion Davies, Clark Gable, and Allen Jenkins DVD | Black & White | 1936 | 90 min | Warner Bros |
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
7 p.m.New York Writers Workshop presents: Refining Your Idea In Dramatic Writing with Neal Rowland
Refining Your Idea In Dramatic Writing with Neal Rowland A great, well-thought-out idea is the starting point of almost every great drama. Through a combination of in-class exercises and creative feedback, you will learn useful methods and tricks to maximize the dramatic potential and individuality of the premise, story, main characters and central conflict of your screenplay or play. Neal Rowland is a writer, script editor and development executive with over 10 years' professional exper…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
10 a.m.MS PowerPoint 2011 for Mac for Beginners
Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2011 for Mac. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
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 21, 1:00 pm Monday, January 26, 7:00 pm The Girls in Their Summer Dresses by Irwin Shaw Mr. and Mrs. Mike Loomis are out for a Sunday morning stroll on Fifth Avenue in The Village. Then Frances notices that Mike is enjoying the view more avidly than a happily married man should. A discussion ensues. (1939) Here We Are by Dorothy Parker When the newlyweds go…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
2:30 p.m.MS Excel 2011 for Mac 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 Mac LabAdults
6:30 p.m.New Year Movie Marathon: Love on the Run
A runaway bride and an undercover reporter get caught up in political intrigue as they lead a merry chase across Europe and uncover a spy plot. Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke Starring: Joan Crawford, Clark Gable and Franchot Tone DVD | Black & White | 1936 | 80 min | MGM |
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 22, 2015
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 the features of Photoshop and learn about layers and use them to minpulate images to your desire. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:30 p.m.New Year Movie Marathon: Saratoga
After winning a stud farm in lieu of gambling debts, bookie Duke Bradley turns an eye to the daughter of the now deceased gambler and her millionaire fiancée. Directed by: Jake Conway Starring: Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, and Lionel Barrymore DVD | Black & White | 1937 | 92 min | MGM |
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Get Photoshopped! Photo Retouching
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. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac 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
Friday, January 23, 2015
1:15 p.m.Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
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
Saturday, January 24, 2015
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: Postcards from the Edge
Postcards from the Edge DVD | Color | 1990 | 101 min | Columbia | Rated R Substance-addicted actress Suzanne Vale is on the skids. After a spell at a detox center, her film company insists she live with her mother Doris Mann, herself once a star and now a champion drinker. Such a set-up is bad news for Suzanne who has struggled for years to get out of her mother's shadow, and who finds her mother still treats her like a child. Despite these problems- and further ones to do with the men in in h…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Sunday, January 25, 2015
2 p.m.Sunday Movie: Separate Tables
The boarders at an English resort struggle with emotional problems. Directed by Delbert Mann Starring Rita Hayworth, Deborah Kerr, David Niven, and Burt Lancaster DVD | Black and White | 1958 | 100 min | MGM |
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Monday, January 26, 2015
10:30 a.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 Lab
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Adults
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