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Monday, May 11, 2015
8:30 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
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
10:30 a.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
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.Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
3 p.m.Get Photoshopped!: Retouching Photos
Learn how to retouch photos and add interesting effects using the image editing program Adobe Photoshop CS6. This is a project-based class that assumes some previous experience with Photoshop. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
5:15 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
6 p.m.Money Matters: 信用 (Mandarin)
CREDIT: 信用 在美國要實現理財目標,信用是非常重要的工具。在這次講座中,您將瞭解不同種類的信用工具及各自的優點。另外,您還將瞭解如何建立自己的信用記錄、信用記錄的重要性以及如何負責任地使用信用。這次講座還會向您說明,使用ITIN作為工具來建立信用記錄的意義所在。 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 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
6:30 p.m.How To Choose Your Business (The Right One For You)
• Start the Self Assessment Process • Become a Consultant or Freelancer • Buy an Existing Business or Franchise – Identifying and analyzing the right business • Start Your Own – Begin the idea generation process with a “60 minute plan”. • Selected sub topics covered in this session: All participants will do a self directed Self Assessment to properly identify skills, interests and aptitude. Will begin in class and complete before the next session Theodore Henderson works with Entrepreneurs,…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
8:30 p.m.iMovie on the iPad
Learn the basics of using Apple's iMovie app on iPad tablets. Class is conducted on iPads.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Wednesday, May 13, 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. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
1 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups - Stories from World War One
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! May 2015 — Stories from World War One Monday, May 4, 7 pm Wednesday, May 13, 1 pm Spud Trevor of the Red Hussars by Sapper After Spud Trevor’s death in action in France, his solicitors sent a package to his best friend containing a letter to be opened after Trevor’s death, explaining the circumstances of the cowardly act that ruined his reputation before the War. Blind by Mary Borden The nursing…
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
2:30 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
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 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.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."Books That Cook: The Making of a Literary Meal," with Jennifer Cognard-Black, Professor of English at St. Mary’s College of Maryland and Melissa Goldthwaite, Professor of English at Saint Joseph’s University.
This talk reveals the range of ways authors incorporate recipes--whether the recipe flavors the story or the story serves to add spice to the recipe. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our May 2015 Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: May Calendar 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
8:15 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
Thursday, May 14, 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
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 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 Effects: Green Screening and More
In this class you will use the green screen to take photos to be manipulated 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! The…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
6:30 p.m.Hiking the Road to Ruins: Daytrips and Camping Adventures to Iron Mines, Old Military Sites, and Things Abandoned in the New York City Area...and Beyond, with David A. Steinberg, a life-long resident of the New York City area and paid leader for hikes.
This illustrated lercture blazes the trail to more than twenty-five unusual landmarks and hard-to-find destinations that are mostly within a two-hour drive of New York City. It includes many new ruins and historic sites to see: remnants of the two World’s Fairs in Queens, mysterious stone chambers scattered about northern Westchester County, winter adventuring in Harriman, and quarries that contain amazing artifacts. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our May 2015 Author @ the Library t…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
8:30 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 Mac LabAdults
Friday, May 15, 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
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.Magazines and Newspapers 2
Explore more advanced search features of the database EBSCOhost to find full-text articles from thousands of magazines, newspapers, and journals.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.MS Word 2011 for Mac for Beginners
Learn the basics features of Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac, 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 p.m.UNE LETTRE À MA MÉRE
UNE LETTRE À MA MÉRE Lecture Croisée par Carmelle St.Gérard-Lopez et Stephanie Fribourg Acompagnées à la clarinette par Milagros Cota Durán Le vendredi, 15 mai, 2015 6 PM Corner Room—1er Étage UNE LETTRE À MA MÈRE, par Carmelle St. Gérard-López, est une création qui abat les frontières entre les genres littéraires dans le cadre d’une journée. Toute la trame de son texte flotte entre la vie et la mort; et reste suspendue entre un passé qui s’inscrit dans le présent continu. D’une ligne…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
NYPL Supporters,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Adults,
Teachers
Saturday, May 16, 2015
10:30 a.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
1:30 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
2 p.m.Saturday Movie: Stepmom
Stepmom DVD | Color | 1998 | 120 min | Columbia Pictures | Rated PG-13 Three years after divorcing Jackie (Susan Sarandon), Luke Harrison (Ed Harris) decides to take the next step with his significantly younger girlfriend, fashion photographer Isabel Kelly (Julia Roberts). When the flaky Kelly meets Harrison's children for the first time, their fierce allegiance to their mother is obvious. Try as she might, Kelly fails to endear herself to her young charges, and to Jackie, until a looming fami…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
2:30 p.m.Windows 7 Basics
Learn the basics of navigating a PC with Windows 7.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
3 p.m.Poetry Reading
Please join us to celebrate the culmination of the 8-week poetry workshop: The Art of Making Poems: Creation and Craft. Participants from the workshop will be reading from selections they created during the workshop. All are welcome. Saturday, 3 - 5 PM May 16, 2015 First Floor, Corner Room Mid-Manhattan Library
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
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
Sunday, May 17, 2015
1:30 p.m.Advanced MS Word 2011 for Mac
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2011. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
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