Click to search the Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library Skip Navigation

All Programs

All events are free unless otherwise noted.

(mm/dd/yyyy)

214 events found.

Previous Page 4 of 6 Next
TimeEventLocationAudience
Thursday, September 24, 2015
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
11 a.m.Open LEGO Time (Ages 6+)
Open LEGO Time Join us for a relaxing and nostalgic build session. Spark your creativity and show off your LEGO brick building skills. Connect with fellow LEGO enthusiasts. This free program is recommended for ages 6+ First come, first served. Walk-ins welcome. 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM Program will be held in the Corner Room on the 1st Floor.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Children,
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
1:30 p.m.iMovie: Green Screening and Effects
Transform your videos using Green Screen and other effects.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2 p.m.Saturday Movie: Beetlejuice
Beetlejuice DVD | Color | 1988 | 92 min | Warner Bros. | Rated PG September 26, 2 PM, Sixth Floor After Barbara and Adam Maitland die in a car accident, they find themselves stuck haunting their country residence, unable to leave the house. When the unbearable Deetzes and teen daughter Lydia buy the home, the Maitlands attempt to scare them away without success. Their efforts attract Beetlejuice, a rambunctious spirit whose "help" quickly becomes dangerous for the Maitlands and innocent Lydi…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Children's LEGO Workshop (Ages 6-12)
Children’s LEGO Workshop Learn about the historic, scientific and mathematical information about LEGO. Build models in teams using creativity, imagination and new skills. Connect with fellow LEGO enthusiasts. LEGO kits provided. This free program is recommended for ages 6-12. Space is limited. Online registration is required. Registration opens on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 1:00 PM. Program will be held in Room 101. The workshop will be presented by Jimmy Ng of Bricks for Kid…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryChildren
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
3:30 p.m.Teen & Adult LEGO Workshop (Ages 13+)
Teen & Adult LEGO Workshop Learn about the historic, scientific and mathematical information about LEGO. Build models in teams using creativity, imagination and new skills. Connect with fellow LEGO enthusiasts. LEGO kits provided. This free program is recommended for ages 13+ Space is limited. Online registration is required. Registration opens on Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 1:00 PM. Program will be held in Room 101. The workshop will be presented by Jimmy Ng of Bricks for…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.iMovie Open Lab
Took an iMovie class and you need to practice? Do you have questions on how to use the skills you learned? Bring your iMovie questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Sunday, September 27, 2015
2 p.m.Sunday Movie: The White Cliffs of Dover
An American woman with a British husband fights to keep her family together through two world wars. Directed by Clarence Brown Starring Irene Dunne, Alan Marshal, and Roddy McDowall DVD | Black & White | 1944 | 126 mins | Warner Bros
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Monday, September 28, 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.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.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
5:30 p.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
6:30 p.m.Google Series: Gmail for the 50+
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
6:30 p.m.Stay: A History of Suicide and the Philosophies Against It, with Jennifer Michael Hecht, a historian of science and culture and a poet.
This illustrated lecture channels the author's grief for two friends lost to suicide into a search for history's most persuasive arguments against the irretrievable act. 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
7 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - 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
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
5:30 a.m.Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
10:30 a.m.Connecting to the Cloud
Learn all about the Cloud, what it is and how you use 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
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.The Narcissist You Know: Defending Yourself Against Extreme Narcissists in an All-About-Me Age, with Joseph Burgo, PhD., a psychotherapist and also author of "Why Do I Do That? Psychological Defense Mechanisms and the Hidden Ways They Shape Our Lives."
This illustrated lecture guides the attendees how to identify, understand, manage and coexist with narcissistic personalities. 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
Wednesday, September 30, 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 will use Photoshop features through learning about layers and manipulating images to your desire. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac 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.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.The Jewish Presence and Absence in the Theater of Tadeusz Kantor
Wielopole, Wielopole. credit:Marek Norek Tadeusz Kantor (1915-1990) was once called "the best artist of the world from amongst Polish artists and the most Polish one from amongst artists of the world". Parallel to this characterization, Kantor's works, staged in New York at La Mama, E.T.C. during the author’s lifetime, bear an overwhelming Jewish presence—from Purim groggers and Chasidic melodies, to a rabbi saying kaddish and Jews with arm bands facing annihilation, though it is no…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Immigrants,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teachers
6:30 p.m.Windows 7 Basics
Learn the basics of navigating a PC with Windows 7.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
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
Thursday, October 1, 2015
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
Monday, October 5, 2015
6:30 p.m.The Gene Therapy Plan: Taking Control of Your Genetic Destiny with Diet and Lifestyle, with Mitchell Gaynor MD, the founder and president of Gaynor Wellness and a clinical assistant professor of medicine at Weill-Cornell Medical College.
In this illustrated lecture, a renowned oncologist and pioneer in integrative medicine, explores a revolutionary approach to healing at the genetic level: preventing cancer, heart disease, and diabetes; increasing brain function; and reversing habits that lead to obesity and premature aging.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
7 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - Scary Stories by Roald Dahl
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! October 2015 — Scary Stories by Roald Dahl Monday, October 5, 7:00 pm Wednesday, October 7, 1:00 pm Lamb to the Slaughter Det. Patrick Maloney is found murdered in his living-room the same night his wife Mary prepared roast leg of lamb for dinner. Coincidence? Man from the South While sitting at the pool at the resort, I chatted with a little old man in a white suit and Panama hat. He had a slight accen…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
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.The Birth of Politics: Eight Greek and Roman Political Ideas and Why They Matter, with Melissa Lane, the Class of 1943 Professor of Politics at Princeton University.
This illustrated lecture shows how the Greeks and Romans defined politics with distinctive concepts, vocabulary, and practices—all of which continue to influence politics and political aspirations around the world today. It focuses on eight political ideas from the Greco-Roman world that are especially influential today: justice, virtue, constitution, democracy, citizenship, cosmopolitanism, republic, and sovereignty.
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
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
1 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups - Scary Stories by Roald Dahl
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! October 2015 — Scary Stories by Roald Dahl Monday, October 5, 7:00 pm Wednesday, October 7, 1:00 pm Lamb to the Slaughter Det. Patrick Maloney is found murdered in his living-room the same night his wife Mary prepared roast leg of lamb for dinner. Coincidence? Man from the South While sitting at the pool at the resort, I chatted with a little old man in a white suit and Panama hat. He had a slight accen…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
6:30 p.m.The Influence Machine: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Corporate Capture of American Life, with Alyssa Katz, author of "Our Lot: How Real Estate Came to Own Us," and a member of the editorial board of the "New York Daily News."
This illustrated lecture traces an illuminating history and groundbreaking investigation concerning how a single trade organization turned itself into a dangerous political weapon in America.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Thursday, October 8, 2015
6:30 p.m.Politics Across the Hudson: The Tappan Zee Megaproject, with Philip Mark Plotch, Ph.D. AICP., urban planner, assistant professor of political science and director of the Masters in Public Administration program at Saint Peter’s University in Jersey City.
This illustrated lecture offers a behind-the-scenes look at three decades of contentious planning and politics centered on the bridge and reveals valuable lessons for those trying to tackle complex public policies while also confirming our worst fears about government dysfunction.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Previous Page 4 of 6 Next

Chat with a librarian now