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Tuesday, February 23, 2016
6:30 p.m.Lincoln Center Local: Free SCREENING featuring Cassandra Wilson/The Campbell Brothers
Lincoln Center Local: Free SCREENING featuring Cassandra Wilson, The Campbell Brothers: A Sacred Steel Love Supreme Tuesday, February 23, 2016 6:30 PM Mid-Manhattan Library - Sixth Floor First Come, First Served. Cassandra Wilson Jazz icon Cassandra Wilson took the stage at Lincoln Center Out of Doors on August 8, 2014, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of her album Blue Light 'til Dawn. The Campbell Brothers The Campbell Brothers opened with the world premiere of thei…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
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
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
2:30 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
6:30 p.m.Healthy Aging and Dementia, with Dr. Robert Kachko ND, LAc, a Naturopathic doctor and licensed acupuncturist.
This illustrated lecture spotlights the advances in our understanding of aging and age-related cognitive decline. Through the use of diet, acupuncture, and lifestyle interventions, it is possible to slow down the aging process and add quality years of life. Events at The New York Public Library may be photographed or recorded. By attending these events, you consent to the use of your image and voice by the Library for all purposes.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
8:30 p.m.Photoshop for Beginners
Learn how to enhance photos using the # 1 photo editing software in the world; Adobe Photoshop. In this class you learn the features of Photoshop and learn about layers and use them to manipulate images to your desire. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thursday, February 25, 2016
10:30 a.m.iMovie: Green Screening and Effects
Learn to light and shoot video properly on a Green Screen, and then how to use iMovie to replace the background of that footage. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
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,
50+,
Adults
2 p.m.Advanced MS Word for Mac
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2:30 p.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
6:30 p.m.Windows 7 Basics
Learn the basics of navigating a PC with Windows 7.
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
6:30 p.m.Passage to Cuba: An Up-Close Look at the World's Most Colorful Culture, with Cynthia Carris Alonso. photographer and photo editor.
This illustrated lecture features the author/photographer's portraits of Cuba's most famous musicians, news events and daily life of Cuba's people as it transitioned from being a closed society under Soviet support to the now more open culture, which invites and attracts tourists from around the world. She shares her knowledge and experience of the culture, traveling to Cuba, and its changing relationship with the United States. Events at The New York Public Library may be photographed or reco…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
8:30 p.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. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Saturday, February 27, 2016
10:30 a.m.Photoshop Effects: Transform Your Photos
Learn to use the popular "Green Screen" technique to totally change your photos! Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
1:30 p.m.3D Printing Mini Workshop: Tech Accessories
This workshop will cover the basics of getting started with 3D printing, no technical background and no personal printer required. We will start with a short overview of this exciting new technology and cover beginner 3D printing tools. Using an easy-to-learn online application you will customize your own simple 3D product. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: One More Time
One More Time DVD | Color | 1970 | 95 min | MGM | Rated PG February 27, 2 PM, Sixth Floor Charles Salt and Christopher Pepper are owners of a nightclub that is about to go under. The two seek help from Pepper's wealthy twin brother, Lord Sydney Pepper, who promptly denies them a loan. Undaunted, Pepper returns once more and finds his brother murdered. He chooses to view the untimely death as an opportunity, posing as his sibling to keep the club afloat but his brother’s accomplices are st…
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.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 questions and get one-on-one assistance! Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Sunday, February 28, 2016
2 p.m.Sunday Movie: Shadow of the Thin Man
Nick and Nora are at their wise-cracking best as they investigate murder and racketeering at a local race-track. Directed by W.S Van Dyke Starring Myrna Loy, William Powell and Barry Nelson DVD | Black and White | 1941 | 97 mins | Warner Bros
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Monday, February 29, 2016
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
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
5:30 p.m.Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:30 p.m.DREAM ON, Blu-ray, Color, 2015, 98 mins., Public Policy Productions, Inc., written, produced and directed by Roger Weisberg, and hosted by John Fugelsang.
A screening of DREAM ON, a new documentary about the perilous state of the American Dream. Following this special screening, Political Comedian John Fugelsang moderates a panel with Producer/Director Roger Weisberg, the President of the think tank Demos, Heather McGhee, and the founder of the Harlem Children’s Zone®, Geoffrey Canada. Events at The New York Public Library may be photographed or recorded. By attending these events, you consent to the use of your image and voice by the Library f…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Trivia Night
Come and test your knowledge in a challenging though entertaining 30 question trivia quiz. There are questions and categories for all comers, spanning subjects from Music and Movies to New York History, Sports, Literature and others in between. Individuals and teams welcome. Bring your friends and be prepared to have a good time! No registration required First come first served Doors open at 6:15pm About our Trivia Master: Chris Vaccari - A Graduate of Fordham University in Bronx, New Yo…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
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
6:30 p.m.Street Smart: The Rise of Cities and the Fall of Cars, with Samuel I. Schwartz, a.k.a. “Gridlock Sam,” former NYC Traffic Commissioner and one of the leading transportation experts in the United States today.
This illustrated lecture presents the millennial revolution of the urban landscape and the rise of the pedestrian, the cyclist, and the public transportation commuter. Events at The New York Public Library may be photographed or recorded. By attending these events, you consent to the use of your image and voice by the Library for all purposes.
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 Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
6:30 p.m.Basic Chinese Conversation - Level II
Basic Chinese Conversation - Level II Learn Mandarin with an experienced instructor using the Mango Languages database Walk-in class | No registration required | No placement test 10 Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 7:30pm Group meets in Co-Lab Room on the 2nd floor Walk-in class | No registration required | No placement test 2016 January 5 February 2 March 1 January 12 February 9 March 8 January 19…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
NYPL Supporters,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Adults,
Teachers
Wednesday, March 2, 2016
2:30 p.m.Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Break A Leg Productions presents: "Bedtime Story" and "A Pound On Demand," two one-act plays written by Sean O'Casey.
BEDTIME STORY- A respectable Catholic bachelor invites "a gay lass" back to his room in a Dublin boarding house. Terrified that his land lady and a fellow lodger may discover his indiscretion, he tries to get the girl quietly out of the house in the middle of the night. A POUND ON DEMAND- An inebriated customer and his layabout companion attempt to withdraw money from the local post office with hilarious results. Events at The New York Public Library may be photographed or recorded. By attend…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Thursday, March 3, 2016
6:30 p.m.Me, My Hair, and I: Twenty-seven Women Untangle an Obsession, with Elizabeth Benedict, bestselling novelist, journalist, teacher of creative writing, editor, and writing coach in conversation with contributors Siri Hustvedt, Suleika Jaouad, & Honor Moore.
A dynamite cast of women writers candidly share the stories of their lives through the hair on their heads. Representing women from all walks of life, the panelists show just how tightly our identities are tied up in our tresses. Events at The New York Public Library may be photographed or recorded. By attending these events, you consent to the use of your image and voice by the Library for all purposes.
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 Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
6:30 p.m.Chinese Calligraphy Class
Chinese Calligraphy Class Learn how to use a brush pen to write Chinese calligraphy with an experience instructor. No Chinese language knowledge required. Library will provide supplies. Thursday evenings in March and April from 6:30 to 7:30pm Group meets in the Co-Lab on the 2nd floor.…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Saturday, March 5, 2016
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: Bullitt
Bullitt DVD | Color | 1968 | 113 min | Warner Bros. | Rated PG 5 March | 2 PM When mobsters kill the witness he was assigned to protect, a dedicated policeman investigates the case on his own. Directed by Peter Yates Starring Steve McQueen, Robert Vaughn, and Jacqueline Bisset Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 PM. All programs are free and subject to last minute change or cancellation
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Monday, March 7, 2016
6 p.m.Contemporary Classics Book Discussion: The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
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 Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things. Compared favorably to the works of Faulkner and Dickens, Arundhati Roy’s debut novel is a modern classic that has been read and loved worldwide. Equal parts powerful family saga, forbidden love story, and piercing political drama, it is the stor…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
6:30 p.m.Trivia Night
Come and test your knowledge in a challenging though entertaining 30 question trivia quiz. There are questions and categories for all comers, spanning subjects from Music and Movies to New York History, Sports, Literature and others in between. Individuals and teams welcome. Bring your friends and be prepared to have a good time! No registration required First come first served Doors open at 6:15pm About our Trivia Master: Chris Vaccari - A Graduate of Fordham University in Bronx, New Yo…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
6:30 p.m.A Guest at the Shooters' Banquet My Grandfather's SS Past, My Jewish Family, A Search for the Truth, with Rita Gabis, poet and reporter, who born into a family of East European Jews and Lithuanian Catholics.
This illustrated lecture features the compelling, complicated truth about her grandfather, who had been chief of security police under the Gestapo in the Lithuanian town of Sˇvencˇionys, near the killing field of Poligon, where eight thousand Jews were murdered over three days in 1941, and what he had done. Events at The New York Public Library may be photographed or recorded. By attending these events, you consent to the use of your image and voice by the Library for all purposes.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Experiments with the New York School: A Poetry Writing Workshop
Experiments with the New York School: A Poetry Writing Workshop This four-week writing class will take inspiration from the first generation New York School Poets, the literary avant-garde whose work together spanned the late 1940s through the 1960s. We will look closely at their poems and experiment with their practices: Kenneth Koch’s humor and invented forms, John Ashbery’s use of accidents and the unexpected, Frank O’Hara’s urban I-do-this-I-do-that poems and his casual, conversational voi…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
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