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Thursday, March 24, 2016
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 26, 2016
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: Robocop
Robocop DVD | Color | 1987 | 103 min | MGM | Rated R 26 March | 2 PM In crime-ridden Detroit, a terminally wounded cop is rebuilt as a powerful machine, named Robocop. Directed by Paul Verhoeven Starring Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Ronny Cox, and Kurtwood Smith Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 PM. All programs are free and subject to last minute change or cancellation
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
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.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
Thursday, March 31, 2016
6:30 p.m.Seasoned with Song: Sacred Music of the Ashkenazic Sabbath Meals, with Dr. Eve Jochnowitz
The Sabbath meals and their songs are repeatedly cited as being among the chief pleasures and obligations of the Sabbath, codified with the Talmudic injunction that on the Sabbath Jews should eat, drink, discuss Torah, and sing songs. Two traditions connect the Sabbath Zmires with Sabbath foods: the belief that the songs alone are nourishment, and the mystical tradition that food is itself a form of worship. This presentation examines some of the surprising cultural phenomena of the genre of z…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
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
Monday, April 4, 2016
6 p.m.Estate and Gift Planning Seminar
Are you working on your estate plans or need to update them? How can you best provide for family and loved ones while also supporting your favorite charities? Do you understand the probate process or want to avoid it? Are you confused by the continued estate tax changes? Most importantly, what will be your legacy? We are pleased to present an educational seminar for Library patrons and supporters. John Bacon, Director of Planned Giving, will present estate planning concepts in easy-to-und…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
50+,
NYPL Supporters,
Parents/Caregivers,
Adults
Thursday, April 7, 2016
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
Friday, April 8, 2016
6 p.m.Open Book Night
We are having a book social! We hope you’ll come and share a book you loved reading! What to expect at Open Book Night: 1. Introduce your book with its title, author, publication date and genre (mystery, memoir, play, etc.). One book per person. 2. Tell us what it’s about and why you loved it in 2 minutes or less. 3. We want to have fun, so no negative criticism please. 4. Learn about titles of books that you may enjoy and share with your friends. Our theme this month is FEELING HEALTHY!…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Monday, April 18, 2016
7 p.m.Music @ NYPL Presents: Jessica Valiente
Music @ NYPL Presents: Jessica Valiente Mid-Manhattan Library Monday 4/18/2016 7:00 p.m. Flutist/ethnomusicologist Dr. Jessica Valiente performs on nearly 20 flutes from a dozen world cultures, plus songs and storytelling. Included will be flutes from North America, Brazil, the Andes, China, Japan, Ireland, England, Nigeria, Ghana, and more. Dr. Jessica Valiente holds a B.A. in music from Barnard College in conjunction with Manhattan School of Music, an MA in music performance from Queens…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Immigrants,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
6 p.m.Estate and Gift Planning Seminar
Are you working on your estate plans or need to update them? How can you best provide for family and loved ones while also supporting your favorite charities? Do you understand the probate process or want to avoid it? Are you confused by the continued estate tax changes? Most importantly, what will be your legacy? We are pleased to present an educational seminar for Library patrons and supporters. John Bacon, Director of Planned Giving, will present estate planning concepts in easy-to-und…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
50+,
NYPL Supporters,
Parents/Caregivers,
Adults
Thursday, April 21, 2016
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, April 23, 2016
1 p.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. 1:00 - 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)
Thursday, April 28, 2016
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
Friday, May 13, 2016
6 p.m.Open Book Night
We are having a book social! We hope you’ll come and share a book you loved reading! What to expect at Open Book Night: 1. Introduce your book with its title, author, publication date and genre (mystery, memoir, play, etc.). One book per person. 2. Tell us what it’s about and why you loved it in 2 minutes or less. 3. We want to have fun, so no negative criticism please. 4. Learn about titles of books that you may enjoy and share with your friends. Our theme this month is This month’s them…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
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