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Wednesday, September 9, 2015
1 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups - Featured Author Sherwood Anderson
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! September 2015 — Featured Author Sherwood Anderson Wednesday, September 9, 1:00 pm Monday, September 14, 7:00 pm Hands, concerning Wing Biddlebaum Wing BIddlebaum had the most expressive hands in Winesburg, Ohio. They moved so fast they looked like birds in flight, which is how he got his nickname. And what got him in trouble. The Mother, concerning Elizabeth Willard George Willard’s mother was differe…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
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
6:30 p.m.Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Monet's Palate Cookbook: The Artist & His Kitchen Garden At Giverny, with Derek Fell, who has been associated with the Monet Foundation for almost 30 years, produces his annual wall calendar, "Monet's Garden," and author of "The Magic of Monet's Garden."
This illustrated lecture showcases Monet's art, his gardens and his passion for good food accompanied by slides of some of Monet's favorite meals, his house interiors, his kitchen garden, his favorite variety selections and his ornamental gardens - all of which are extensions of his art. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our September 2015 Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: September Events Caledar 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
8:30 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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thursday, September 10, 2015
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
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.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 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.A Triumph of Genius: Edwin Land, Polaroid, and the Kodak Patent War, with Ronald K. Fierstein, who worked closely with Edwin Land as a young lawyer on the team of litigators representing Polaroid in court.
This illustrated lecture tells the fascinating story of the reclusive genius who, as a teen, invented the plastic polarizer, which is still used almost a century later in countless popular applications including our ubiquitous sunglasses and LCD screens. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our September 2015 Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: September Events Caledar 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
8:30 p.m.Get Photoshopped! Brush Basics
Learn to use Photoshop's powerful brush tool to digitally paint in new and creative ways.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Friday, September 11, 2015
1:15 p.m.Apps on Tablets
Learn how to find apps, review apps and discover some of the most popular apps around for iOS and Android devices.
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
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 NEW YORK! Is there…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Saturday, September 12, 2015
10:30 a.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
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 Movie: Ghostbusters
Ghostbusters DVD | Color | 1984 | 107 min | Columbia Pictures | Rated PG September 12, 2 PM, Sixth Floor After a team of scientists lose their cushy positions at a New York City university, they decide to become "ghostbusters" to wage a high-tech battle with the supernatural for money. They stumble upon a gateway to another dimension, a doorway that will release evil upon the city. The Ghostbusters must now save New York from complete destruction. Directed by Ivan Reitman Starring Bill Mur…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
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
4 p.m.iMovie Open Lab
Took an iMovie class and you need to practice? Do you have questions on how to use the skills you learned? Bring your iMovie questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Sunday, September 13, 2015
2 p.m.Sunday Movie: Roberta
A football player inherits a chic Paris fashion house. Directed by William A. Seiter Starring Irene Dunne, Fred Astaire, and Ginger Rogers DVD | Black and White | 1935 | 105 mins | Warner Bros
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Monday, September 14, 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
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
5:30 p.m.Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6 p.m.Contemporary Classics Book Discussion: The English Patient
Looking for a little something to liven up your Monday evening? Join us after work for our monthly Contemporary Classics book discussion at the Mid-Manhattan Library! The book up for discussion this month will be Michael Ondaatje’s The English Patient. At the center of bleak war-torn village in Italy during the last days of World War II lies a man covered in bandages, but filled up with stories. His memories bring several characters together despite their differences, and reveal a slew of connec…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
7 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - Featured Author Sherwood Anderson
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! September 2015 — Featured Author Sherwood Anderson Wednesday, September 9, 1:00 pm Monday, September 14, 7:00 pm Hands, concerning Wing Biddlebaum Wing BIddlebaum had the most expressive hands in Winesburg, Ohio. They moved so fast they looked like birds in flight, which is how he got his nickname. And what got him in trouble. The Mother, concerning Elizabeth Willard George Willard’s mother was…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Tuesday, September 15, 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
5:30 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.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.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 Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
10 a.m.Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Magazines and Newspapers 3
A continuation of Magazines and Newspapers Online 2, explore advanced search features of the database EBSCOhost for finding fulltext articles from thousands of magazines, newspapers, and journals.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
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.A Broken Hallelujah: Rock and Roll, Redemption, and the Life of Leonard Cohen, with Liel Leibovitz, a senior writer for "Tablet magazine," and teacher at New York University.
This lecture brings to life a passionate poet-turned-musician and what compels him and his work. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our September 2015 Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: September Events Caledar 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
8:30 p.m.Stop Motion Animation
Learn how to use iMovie to animate images to create your very own mini movie.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thursday, September 17, 2015
10:30 a.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
2:30 p.m.iMovie: Green Screening and Effects
Learn how to shoot video with a greeen screen to create a composite video project in iMovie. Also covered: color correction, audio editing, various iMovie effects. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:30 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
6:30 p.m.The Exhaustion Breakthrough: Unmask the Hidden Reasons You're Tired and Beat Fatigue for Good, with Holly Phillips, MD, a Manhattan-based board-certified general internist and Medical Contributor to CBS News.
This illustrated lecture helps the audience to understand exhaustion, rule out any underlying illnesses, correct any allergies or hormonal issues that may be contributing to extreme tiredness, and incorporates lifestyle factors and alternative therapies that will improve overall energy. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our September 2015 Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: September Events Caledar 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
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