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Wednesday, September 16, 2015
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
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
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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Friday, September 18, 2015
10:30 a.m.Computer Safety & Maintenance
Learn how to protect your computer from viruses and perform regular maintenance functions to keep it running smoothly.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Mango Languages: Learn Languages Online
Hola! Ni Hao! Bonjour! Konnichiwa! Dobryi den'! Come try out the Mango Languages program and start learning one of more than 60 languages today. This is a conversation based language learning program with a built-in recording option. Record your voice and compare your speech to the narrator’s to hear your progress.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Saturday, September 19, 2015
10:30 a.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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
1:30 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
2 p.m.Saturday Movie: Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure
Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure DVD | Color | 1989 | 90 min | Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer | Rated PG September 19, 2 PM, Sixth Floor Bill and Ted are high school buddies starting a band. However, they are about to fail their history class, which means Ted would be sent to military school. They receive help from Rufus, a traveler from a future where their band is the foundation for a perfect society. With the use of Rufus' time machine, Bill and Ted travel to various points in history, returning wi…
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.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!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Sunday, September 20, 2015
2 p.m.Sunday Movie: My Favorite Wife
A shipwrecked woman is rescued just in time for her husband's re-marriage. Directed by Garson Kanin Starring Cary Grant, Irene Dunne, and Randolph Scott. DVD | Black and White | 1940 | 88 mins | Warner Bros
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Monday, September 21, 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
2:30 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.Climate Shock: The Economic Consequences of a Hotter Planet, with Gernot Wagner, lead senior economist at the Environmental Defense Fund and also the author of "But Will the Planet Notice?"
This illustrated lecture explores the likely repercussions of a hotter planet, drawing on and expanding from work previously unavailable to general audiences. It demonstrates that climate change can and should be dealt with--and what could happen if we do not. 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
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
10:30 a.m.Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
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.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
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.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 23, 2015
10 a.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
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 23, 1:00 pm Monday, September 28, 7:00 pm The Egg The narrator contends that growing up on a chicken farm in close proximity to eggs had a negative impact on his life and that of his family. If life is a war, the egg has triumphed.. Virginia This is a love letter to Anderson’s adopted home state. A Veteran In 1928 Anderson interviews a veteran…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
2:30 p.m.Resume Open Lab
This lab time is dedicated to job seekers who need one-on-one help creating a resumé. Assistance with document formatting and proofreading will be available. Please bring a written draft of your resumé and a USB drive to save and/or print your resumé.
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
8:30 p.m.Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thursday, September 24, 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.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
6:30 p.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
6:30 p.m.The Great Fire: One American's Mission to Rescue Victims of the 20th Century's First Genocide, with Lou Ureneck, a professor of journalism at Boston University, a former Nieman fellow and editor-in-residence at Harvard University.
This illustrated lecture describes the harrowing story of a Methodist Minister and a principled American naval officer who helped rescue more than 250,000 refugees during the genocide of Armenian and Greek Christians. 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
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
8:30 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
Friday, September 25, 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
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, September 26, 2015
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
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