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Friday, March 13, 2015
6 p.m.Storms and Silences by Jaanika Peerna
This illustrated lecture showcases a beautiful art book, revealing the first decade of Jaanika Peerna's work as an artist, from drawings to performance to swoops of mylar. The book was printed and designed in Estonia by Martin Pedanik, with essays by Heie Treier and Fiona Robinson, and photos of her performances in Europe, taken by many good photographers, including Ave Talu, Reelika Ramot, Arvo Wichmann, Yavor Gantchev, and others. About the presenter: Jaanika Peerna is an Estonian-born arti…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Saturday, March 14, 2015
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
3 p.m.REELABILITIES NY Disabilities Film Festival - The Case of the Three Sided Dream
The Case of the Three Sided Dream Adam Kahan, Documentary 88 min, USA, English Blindness The story of multi-instrumentalist Rahsaan Roland Kirk; who went from blind infant, to child prodigy, to adult visionary, to political activist, and finally to paralyzed showman. Trailer: https://vimeo.com/84499769 Director Talk immediately following film. Adam Kahan Director, The Case of the Three Sided Dream Adam Kahan is a filmmaker living in Brooklyn, New York. He has made several fil…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Families,
Persons with Disabilities,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Sunday, March 15, 2015
2 p.m.REELABILITIES: NY Disabilities Film Festival - Jon Imber’s Left Hand
JON IMBER’S LEFT HAND Dir. Richard Kane Documentary, 63 min, USA, English ALS Jon Imber’s Left Hand traces this artist’s life and adaptations, switching from painting with his right hand to his left, then to both as the degenerative condition worsens. Adversity only makes him more determined: more than 100 portraits in three month. The film first encounters Imber in his studio with his partner analyzing Jon's self-portrait and talking about the terror to come. The painting becomes an unse…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Monday, March 16, 2015
10:30 a.m.Learn to Type
Learn keyboarding skills and practice typing.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
10:30 a.m.MS Excel 2011 for Mac for Beginners
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2011 for Mac. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac 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
6:30 p.m."Unrequited: Women and Romantic Obsession," with Lisa A. Phillips, author, assistant professor of journalism at SUNY New Paltz, and former award-winning radio reporter
In this lecture, Phillips explores the tremendous force of obsessive love in women's lives. She argues that it needs to be understood, respected, and channeled for personal growth- yet it also has the potential to go terribly awry. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our March 2015 Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here:March Events Calendar 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Photoshop Open Lab
Took a Photoshop class and you need 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
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
10:30 a.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
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
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: Getting More Out of Google
Come and explore the depths of Google. Discover some of the amazing new features Google is offering.
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 Twisted Mind is a Terrible Thing to Waste, with Leigh Rubin, syndicated cartoonist of Rubes®, a sit down comedian and the author of "The Wild and Twisted World of Rubes: A Rubes Cartoon Collection."
In this illustrated lecture, the innovative and entertaining speaker explores fresh perspectives and creative problem-solving and inspires ways to look at any situation from different viewpoints. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our March 2015 Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here:March Events Calendar 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.What's New with iOS8
Come learn about what's new with iOS 8. Including key features and changes to the world's most popular operating system for the iPhone and iPad.
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
Wednesday, March 18, 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 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups - Featured Author: Nadine Gordimer
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! March 2015 — Featured Author: Nadine Gordimer Wednesday, Matrch 18, 1:00 pm Monday, March 23, 7:00 pm A Beneficiary When actress Laila de Morne died, Charlotte, her only child, was responsible for going through Laila’s apartment and her belongings. In the process or sorting through her mother’s papers, Charlotte found a letter that changed her life. Other March Story Time Dates - Wednesday, Marc…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
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.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
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.Facebook Basics
Learn about the online social network Facebook.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Modern Man: The Life of Le Corbusier, Architect of Tomorrow with Journalist Anthony Flint
A riveting biography of the most important architect of the twentieth century Le Corbusier—a man who invented new ways of building and thinking. Modern Man is a penetrating psychological portrait of a true genius and constant self-inventor, as well as a sweeping tale filled with exotic locales, sex and celebrity (he was a lover of Josephine Baker), and high-stakes projects. Anthony Flint is a fellow and director of public affairs at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. He has been a journalis…
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, March 19, 2015
10:30 a.m.Protecting Your Privacy & Security
This course will cover how important it is to be safe when providing your information on the internet as well as ensuring your computer is safe from those that want to hack it.
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.Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online.
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 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
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 p.m.The Art of Making Poems: Creation and Craft Poetry Writing Workshop
The Art of Making Poems: Creation and Craft Poetry Writing Workshop with Hermine Meinhard for ages 55+ Create poetry with a unique, playful approach to writing. In this free, 8-week poetry writing workshop, participants will learn a variety of ways to enter into writing, how to capture the aliveness of their experience in language, and also explore the elements of poetic craft. Each class will result in the draft of a poem. Schedule: Thursdays, 6 - 8 PM, First floor, Room 101 March 19…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
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.Chinese Calligraphy Workshops
Learn how to use a brush pen to write Chinese calligraphy with an experienced instructor. No Chinese language knowledge required. Library will provide supplies. Group meets in the Co-Lab in Mid-Manhattan Library on the Second Floor. Thursday evenings in March and April from 6:30 to 7:30 PM. Space is limited. Online Registration for each individual workshop is required. For more information please contact hungyunchang@nypl.org or call 212-576-0075. March 2015 April 2015…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Not the Met: Exploring the Smaller Museums of Manhattan with Janel Halpern and Harvey Appelbaum
Peek into some of New York City's other museums. Travel to museums and experience exhibits through the authors' eyes with these informative vignettes. Join author Janel Halpern and photographer Harvey Appelbaum on a tour of museums in New York City through their illustrated presentation. Janel Halpern earned her master's degree from New York University and is a former English teacher. Her lifelong interest in art began in adolescence and soon became a passion. Halpern is a freelance writer whos…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
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, March 20, 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.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
4:45 p.m.Numbers for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful spreadsheet application that gives you everything you need to create ledgers, reports, and graphs that help you visualize or present your data. Work seamlessly between Mac and iOS devices, as well as with colleagues, friends, and family who use Microsoft Excel.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Saturday, March 21, 2015
1:15 p.m.Find Your Database
There’s a wealth of useful information that you won’t find through a Google search. Join us for an introduction to NYPL databases and find reliable information on many subjects for free with your library card.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2 p.m.Saturday Movie: Salt
Salt CIA officer Evelyn Salt’s loyalty is tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, but her efforts to prove her innocence only serve to cast doubt on her motives, as the hunt to uncover the truth behind her identity continue and the question remains: "Who is Salt?” Directed by Phillip Noyce Starring Angelina Jolie, Live Schreiber, Chiwetel Ejiofor, August Diehl, and Daniel Olbrychski DVD | Color | 2010 | 101 min | Columbia Pictures | Rated PG-13 Marc…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
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