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Monday, July 13, 2015
5:15 p.m.Getting the Most out of the NYPL Catalog
Explore our catalog. Search for books and other materials, learn how to place holds, rate an item, add items to your shelves, look at reviews and create lists.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:15 p.m.Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:30 p.m.The Liar's Ball: The Extraordinary Saga of How One Building Broke the World's Toughest Tycoons, with Vicky Ward, a New York-based, British-born author, investigative journalist, columnist and television commentator.
This illustrated lecture explores inside the world of the real Great Gatsby of New York real estate, Harry Macklowe, one of the most notorious wheelers and dealers of the real estate world, and tells the story of the gamblers and thieves who populate his world. It focuses on the epic rise and fall of one of the richest American real estate barons, the outlandish greed and cravings for power, attention, and love, relationships built and destroyed by vanity and gossip and the bursting of the r…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
7 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - American Folk Heroes
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! July 2015 — American Folk Heroes Wednesday, July 1, 1:00 pm Monday, July 13, 7:00 pm John Henry, A Steel-drivin’ Man The Ballad of John Henry has been sung by Woody Guthrie, Johnny Cash, and many others. It tells the story of his race against a steam drill, man against machine. Thought to be a legend, recent research shows there was a real man behind it. Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier Davy Cro…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
8:30 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 Mac LabAdults
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
10:30 a.m.Photo Editing for Beginners Using PIXLR
This class will explore the editing of photos using PIXLR. Please bring a flash drive or SD card with pictures to be edited.
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
6:15 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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
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.Escape: The Heyday of Caribbean Glamour," with Hermes Mallea, an architect and a partner in M(Group), a design firm based in New York.
This illustrated lecture is a nostalgic celebration of the glamour of warm-weather destinations in the Caribbean and Florida, from the great estates of ambitious patrons to the most exclusive resorts of the mid-twentieth century. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our July 2015 Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here:July Events Calendar 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. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
10 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 the features of Photoshop and learn about layers and use them to minpulate images to your desire.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
10:30 a.m.LinkedIn for Job Seekers
Learn strategies and tips on how to utilize your LinkedIn account in your job search, including customizing your LinkedIn profile, strategies for determining LinkedIn groups to join, performing basic and advanced job search using LinkedIn, and more.
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
2 p.m.Conceptos Básicos de Planificación de Negocios
Conceptos Básicos de Planificación de Negocios FECHA: 07/15/2015 Hora: 2:00PM-5:00PM Este curso le enseñará cómo organizar su idea de negocio para convertirla en un plan estructurado, identificar y promover su negocio con clientes potenciales, cumplir los requisitos legales de inicio de su negocio, y desarrollar sus proyecciones financieras! Ubicación: Mid-Manhattan Library 455 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016 Inscripciones: http://bit.ly/1anCI…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
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.Facebook Basics
Learn about the online social network Facebook.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Kill City: Lower East Side Squatters 1992-2000, with Ash Thayer, a photographer and multimedia visual artist.
This illustrated lecture features extensive photography of the legendary squatting community in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: July Events Calendar 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
8:45 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
Thursday, July 16, 2015
10:30 a.m.Teach Yourself: Computer Self-Study
Discover free computer tutorials on the web. Search NYPL’s Catalog for books, DVDs and eBooks to help you learn computer programs and concepts on your own. Find resources on Word, Excel, Office 2010 and 2013, the Internet, typing and other topics.
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.Magazines and Newspapers 1
Using basic database search techniques, learn how to find full-text articles from thousands of magazines, newspapers, and journals that are available in the extensive digital archive known as EBSCOhost.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Photoshop Green-Screening and Effects
Learn how to light, pose, and shoot photos with a green screen to create a composite image in Photoshop. 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! In…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
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.Billie Holiday: The Musician and the Myth, with John Szwed, Professor of Music and Director of the Center for Jazz Studies at Columbia University and critically acclaimed jazz writer.
This illustrated lecture explores Billie Holday's music, her performance style, and the self she created and put into print, on record and on stage. It considers how her life inflected her art, her influences, her uncanny voice and rhythmic genius, a number of her signature songs, and her legacy. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our July 2015 Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here:July Events Calendar 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
7 p.m.公司財務管理
公司財務管理 星期/日期: 07/16/2015 時間: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM 不論您是剛開始營業或是正在擴展現有公司的規模,本課程都能協助您瞭解小公司所擁有的信用和財務機會。此外,本課程將深入探討在目前的信用環境中,借貸方所追求的目標為何,讓您在籌措資金時作好準備。課程總時數:隨中心不同,1 節課需時 1.5-2 小時。 地點: Mid-Manhattan Library 455 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016 報名: http://bit.ly/1JIaN7w…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Adults
8:45 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
Friday, July 17, 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
Saturday, July 18, 2015
10:30 a.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
1:30 p.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 LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Saturday Movie: Rize
Rize DVD | Color | 2005 | 86 min | Lions Gate Films | Rated PG-13 July 18, 2 PM, Sixth Floor Celebrated fashion photographer David LaChapelle made his documentary filmmaking debut at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival with a visually arresting film shot on the streets of Los Angeles' gritty South Central neighborhood. It focuses on the creation of a kinetic, athletic form of hip-hop competitive dancing known as “krumping.” Directed by David LaChapelle Starring Tommy Johnson, Lil’ C, Dragon, Ti…
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.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,
50+,
Adults
Sunday, July 19, 2015
10:30 a.m.Beginner Word for Macs
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
1:30 p.m.Advanced Word for Macs
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 Mac LabAdults
2 p.m.Sunday Movie: Come Live With Me
A Viennese refugee weds a struggling author platonically so she can stay in the U.S. Directed by Clarence Brown Starring James Stewart, Hedy Lamarr, and Ian Hunter DVD | Black and White | 1941 | 86 mins | MGM
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
4 p.m.MS Office Open Lab
Took an Office class and you need to practice? Do you have questions on how to use the skills you learned? Bring your Word, Powerpoint, and Excel questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
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