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Monday, August 24, 2015
3 p.m.Digital Media Basics
Learn all about downloading music, videos, images and more! Including streaming and sharing.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Resources for Parents on How To Prepare for College
Monday, August 24, 2015, 6:30 – 8:00 PM Resources for parents on how to prepare for college (with instructor Taylor Ramsey): An Education Program Specialist from the U.S. Department of Education will lead a workshop on how to prepare your child for college and a successful career, starting in preschool through high school. This workshop is designed for parents and caretakers of children and young adults of all ages. These workshops will take place in the 2nd floor classroom of the Mid-Manhat…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
Parents/Caregivers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
6:30 p.m.Field Guide to the Neighborhood Birds of New York City, with Leslie Day, New York City naturalist and author, Trudy Smoke, nature illustrator, and Beth Bergman, a photographer for the Metropolitan Opera and documenter of nature.
This illustrated lecture identifies avian species commonly seen in New York City. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our August 2015 Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: August Events Calendar 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
7 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - Out-of-This-World Heroes by Featured Author Philip K. Dick
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! August 2015 — Out-of-This-World Heroes by Featured Author Philip K. Dick Wednesday, August 19, 1:00 pm Monday, August 24, 7:00 pm We Can Remember It for You Wholesale Douglas Quail yearns to visit Mars, but it’s expensive, and he’s just a clerk. Instead he decides to have a memory implanted in his brain, so he can remember a trip he never took. The memory-trip company, Rekal, Inc., even includes souvenirs, ticket st…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
8:30 p.m.Keynote for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful presentation software that gives you everything you need to create slideshows and videos that look dazzling, bring your ideas to life, and let you work seamlessly between Mac and iOS devices, as well as with colleagues, friends, and family who use Microsoft PowerPoint.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Tuesday, August 25, 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
2:30 p.m.Google Series: Google Maps
Need directions? Learn how to use Google Maps to navigate the world and find interesting places.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
3 p.m.Photoshop CS6 for Beginners
Learn the basics of using the image editing program Adobe Photoshop CS6 by working through two simple projects. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:15 p.m.Photoshop Effects: Greenscreening
Learn to use the popular "Green Screen" technique to totally change your photos!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:30 p.m."Castles in the Sky," DVD, Color, 2014, 90 mins. Directed by Gillies MacKinnon; Starring Eddie Izzard, Laura Fraser, and Arran Tulloch.
Synopsis: Featuring a stunning lead performance by Eddie Izzard (The Avengers, Valkyrie), Castles In The Sky recounts the powerhouse human drama behind Scotsman Robert Watson-Watt’s history-altering invention of radar technology. On the brink of war, Watson-Watt’s invention changed the playing field and advanced the British’s chances against the rising Nazi party. Izzard’s riveting portrayal captures the free-thinking rule-breaker’s struggles and ultimate triumph. Co-sponsored by BBC WORLDWID…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
8:30 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
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
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
6:30 p.m.Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Stop at the Red Apple: The Restaurant on Route 17, with Elaine Freed Lindenblatt, a former publishing professional and currently a writer and editor.
This illustrated lecture provides an account of the author's family's 50+-year restaurant, the Red Apple Rest, located midway between NYC and the Catskill Mountain vacation mecca, that served annually over a million customers. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our August 2015 Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: August Events Calendar 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
8:30 p.m.Pages for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful word processor that gives you everything you need to create documents that look beautiful, read beautifully, and let you work seamlessly between Mac and iOS devices, as well as with colleagues, friends, and family who use Microsoft Word.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thursday, August 27, 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
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.Saving and Recovering Data
Learn how to save data to flash drives and other devices. As well as how to recover data that might be lost.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6 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
6:30 p.m.An Unlikely Union: The Love-Hate Story of New York's Irish and Italians, with Paul Moses, Professor of Journalism at Brooklyn College/CUNY and former city editor of "Newsday."
This illustrated lecture unfolds the dramatic story of how two of America’s largest ethnic groups learned to love and laugh with each other in the wake of decades of animosity. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our August 2015 Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: August Events Calendar 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! In…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Friday, August 28, 2015
10:30 a.m.Shopping Online
Learn on to protect yourself when shopping online, as well as what services are available and how to take full advantage of them.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 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
Saturday, August 29, 2015
10:30 a.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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
1:30 p.m.MS Excel 2011 for Mac for Beginners
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2011 for Mac. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2 p.m.SATURDAY MOVIE: Sweeney Todd
Sweeney Todd DVD | Color | 2007 | 117 min | Paramount Pictures | Rated R August 29, 2 p.m., 6th floor A man unjustly sent to prison returns to exact revenge on those who ruined his life. He opens a modest barber shop but one thing different about Todd's shop, however, is that no one who walks in for a trim is ever seen again. Directed by Tim Burton Starring Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman, and Timothy Spall Elevators access the 6th floor after 1:30 PM. All programs a…
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.Microsoft Office Open Lab
Took an Office class and you need to practice? Do you have questions on how to use the skills you learned? Bring your Word, Excel, or Powerpoint questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Sunday, August 30, 2015
10:30 a.m.Beginner Excel for Macs
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 Mac LabAdults
1:30 p.m.Advanced Excel for Macs
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2 p.m.Sunday Movie: Some Like It Hot
DVD | Black & White | 1959 | 120 mins | MGM Two musicians on the run from gangsters masquerade as members of an all-girl band. Directed by Billy Wilder Starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, and Jake Lemmon
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
4 p.m.MS Office Open Lab
Took a Microsoft Office class and you need to practice? Do you have questions on how to use the skills you learned? Bring your Word, Powerpoint, and Excel questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Monday, August 31, 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 Lab
Array
Adults
3 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 Mac LabAdults
6:15 p.m.Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
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
6:30 p.m.The Indestructible Houseplant: 200 Beautiful, Easy-Care Plants that Everyone Can Grow, with Tovah Martin, horticulturalist, author, freelance writer, photo stylist and lecturer.
This illustrated lecture highlights indoor plants that are tough, beautiful, reliable, and readily available. It includes tips on care, maintenance, ideas for combining houseplants in eye-catching indoor displays, and offers inspiration for incorporating houseplants into a variety of décors. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our August 2015 Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: August Events Calendar 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
8:30 p.m.iMovie on the iPad
Learn the basics of using Apple's iMovie app on iPad tablets. Class is conducted on iPads.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
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