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Friday, May 15, 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.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
Saturday, May 16, 2015
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
Sunday, May 17, 2015
2 p.m.Sunday Movie: Camille
In this classic 19th-century romance, a kept woman runs off with a young admirer in search of love and happiness. Directed by George Cukor Starring Greta Garbo, Robert Taylor, and Lionel Barrymore DVD | Black and White | 1936 | 108 mins | Warner Bros
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Monday, May 18, 2015
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
6:30 p.m.Why Not Say What Happened: A Sentimental Education, with Morris Dickstein, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of English and Theatre at the CUNY Graduate Center, renowned cultural critic, and the author of two highly acclaimed books.
The leading critic/historian tells his own deeply engaging story of growing up in the turbulent American culture of the postwar decades and how he comes into his own as a teacher and writer.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 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
7 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - 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 18, 7 pm Wednesday, May 27, 1 pm The Bowmen by Andrew Machen Outnumbered and besieged by German infantry, the five hundred remaining English soldiers continued firing from the trenches, knowing they would soon be overwhelmed. Suddenly they got some otherworldly reinforcements. So Handy for the Fun Fair by Winifred Holtby On a family holiday in France several…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
10:30 a.m.Google Series: Google Hangouts
Learn all about Video Chatting via Google Hangouts.
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.Blogging for Beginners
Learn what a blog is, see examples of blogs, learn how to blog and to create your own using Blogger/Word Press.
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 LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
6:30 p.m.Marketing Your Small Business
What is Marketing Researching your Business Naming Your Business Developing Marketing Literature Selling to Corporations PR – Public Relations Selected sub topics covered in this session: Why you must market your product or service. Why marketing is an ongoing process. What methods best fit your business. Generating leads or building a brand. Theodore Henderson works with Entrepreneurs, Business Owners, and Professionals. He is a 20-year veteran of the technology industry as well as an A…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
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
Wednesday, May 20, 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 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
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.Tasty: The Art and Science of What We Eat, with John McQuaid, American Journalist
This illustrated lecture is an investigation into the mysteries of flavor - through kitchens, supermarkets, farms, restaurants, massive food corporations, and science labs - from the first bite taken by our ancestors to scientific advances in taste and the foodie revolution. John McQuaid explains the scientific research taking place on multiple fronts and explores the most intoxicating taste-related questions: · How do genes shape our tastes? · How does the mind assemble flavors from the five…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Parents/Caregivers,
Adults
6:30 p.m.Facebook Basics
Learn about the online social network Facebook.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Thursday, May 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
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.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.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.La Dolce Vista: Magical Getaways and Gardens of Capri and the Amalfi Coast, with Robert I. C. Fisher, photographer and author of "Gardens of the Amalfi Coast."
This illustrated lecture features the most celebrated gardens of southern Italy and captures the inexhaustible lure of one of the most beautiful places on earth: Campania, the sun-kissed region that is home to Naples, Capri and the Amalfi Coast.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Friday, May 22, 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
2:30 p.m.Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
10:30 a.m.Google Series: Gmail
Learn how Gmail works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to forwarding messages and attachments.
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.Google Series: Google Drive/Docs
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC 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
6:30 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.Understanding the Numbers
Cash Making a Profit Analyzing the Business Pricing Your Services Selected sub topics covered in this session: What to spend money on. What to spend your time on. Determine your break even. Basic numbers. Theodore Henderson works with Entrepreneurs, Business Owners, and Professionals. He is a 20-year veteran of the technology industry as well as an Amazon best selling author, Certified Social Media Security Professional Powered by CompTIA, and a Certified Leadership Coach. He is the author…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Wednesday, May 27, 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 - 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 18, 7 pm Wednesday, May 27, 1 pm The Bowmen by Andrew Machen Outnumbered and besieged by German infantry, the five hundred remaining English soldiers continued firing from the trenches, knowing they would soon be overwhelmed. Suddenly they got some otherworldly reinforcements. So Handy for the Fun Fair by Winifred Holtby On a family holiday in F…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
1:15 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
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