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Tuesday, February 24, 2015
6:30 p.m.Health Information
Learn to find print and non-print consumer health information, including doctors' credentials, drug side effects, conventional and alternative medical treatments of diseases, diet, nutrition, exercise and weight loss information and how to evaluate websites.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
10 a.m.iMovie for Beginners
Learn how to use Apple's popular iMovie software. Create your own short movie clip by editing different clips from videos and add a sound track to fit your movies feel.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
10:30 a.m.Resumé 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
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
2:30 p.m.Advanced MS PowerPoint 2011
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 Mac 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.Slow Dancing with a Stranger: Lost and Found in the Age of Alzheimer's, with Meryl Comer, Emmy award-winning broadcast journalist and leading Alzheimer's advocate, and Dr. Sam Gandy, MD, PhD, Mount Sinai Chair of Alzheimer’s Disease Research.
This conversation and illustrated lecture is about one of today’s most pressing—and least-understood—health epidemics. The New York Times best seller, chronicles her mistakes, her heartbreaks, her minor victories—to paint an intimate and moving portrait of Alzheimer’s and, in the process, she reveals the truth about the disease and everyone it affects. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here:February Events Calendar 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
7:30 p.m.BRAIN GAMES
Don’t just play them, learn with them. Reward and exercise your brain the fun way. Master your strategy skills with Chess or Go. Learn about finance with Monopoly and The Game of Life. With many games to choose from, it’s not all just fun and games. This program takes place in the Corner Room on the 1st floor.
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Thursday, February 26, 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.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
5:15 p.m.Open Lab for the 50+
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,
50+,
Adults
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.Email for Beginners
Learn how email 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.Photoshop Effects: Transform Your Photos
Learn how to use Photoshop CS6 to add artistic flair to photos. Class will include a section on using a greenscreen. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Friday, February 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
1:15 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
1:15 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
2:30 p.m.LinkedIn for Job Seekers
Learn strategies and tips on how to utilize your LinkedIn account in your job search, including customizing your LinkedIn profile, strategies for determining LinkedIn groups to join, performing basic and advanced job search using LinkedIn, and more.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m. MS PowerPoint 2011 for Mac for Beginners
Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2011 for Mac. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
4:45 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
5:15 p.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
Saturday, February 28, 2015
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: Little Nikita
Little Nikita DVD | Color | 1988 | 98 min | Columbia Pictures | Rated PG February 28, 2 PM, Sixth Floor Jeff Grant (River Phoenix) is a San Diego teen who discovers his parents are KGB agents. When he applies to the Air Force Academy, a routine FBI check leads to the shocking news. Soon the suburb of Fountain Grove becomes the focus of international agents and espionage. FBI agent Roy Parmenter (Sidney Poitier) helps Jeff absorb the shock and he battles KGB agent Konstantin Karpov (Richard…
Mid-Manhattan Library
Array
Adults
2:30 p.m.Get Your Resumé Right
This hands-on class will guide you through formatting your resumé in Microsoft Word. 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
Monday, March 2, 2015
6:30 p.m.Trivia Night
Come and test your knowledge in a challenging though entertaining 30 question trivia quiz. There are questions and categories for all comers, spanning subjects from Music and Movies to New York History, Sports, Literature and others in between. Individuals and teams welcome. Bring your friends and be prepared to have a good time! No registration required First come first served Doors open at 6:15pm About our Trivia Master: Chris Vaccari - A Graduate of Fordham University in Bronx, New Yo…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Tuesday, March 3, 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 LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
6:30 p.m.Basic Chinese Conversation - Level ll
Learn Mandarin with an experienced instructor using the Mango Languages database. The January classes will be held in Room 101 on the First Floor. The February and March classes will be held in the Co-Lab on the Second Floor. Walk-in class | No registration required | No placement test | First Come, First Served For more information please contact hungyunchang@nypl.org or call 212-576-0075
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
10 a.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
1 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups - Featured Author: Nadine Gordimer
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! March 2015 — Featured Author: Nadine Gordimer Wednesday, March 4, 1:00 pm Monday, March 9, 7:00 pm Loot A powerful earthquake exposed the ocean floor to reveal all its buried treasure, and everyone rushed to loot it. Then the water came roaring back. A Chip of Glass Ruby Bamjee did not understand why his wife, a devout Moslem of Indian heritage and mother of nine children, insisted on actively supporting the…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Thursday, March 5, 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 LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Friday, March 6, 2015
5 p.m.BIBLIOBURRO: THE DONKEY LIBRARY (2011) -- POV Friday Night Movies
BIBLIOBURRO: THE DONKEY LIBRARY (2011) By Carlos Rendón Zipagauta 60 minutes Biblioburro is the story of a librarian — and a library — like no other. A decade ago, Columbian grade-school teacher Luis Soriano was inspired to spend his weekends bringing a modest collection of precious books, via two hard-working donkeys, to the children of Magdalena Province’s poor and violence-ridden interior. As Soriano braves armed bands, drug traffickers, snakes and heat, his library on hooves carries an in…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Monday, March 9, 2015
6:30 p.m.Trivia Night
Come and test your knowledge in a challenging though entertaining 30 question trivia quiz. There are questions and categories for all comers, spanning subjects from Music and Movies to New York History, Sports, Literature and others in between. Individuals and teams welcome. Bring your friends and be prepared to have a good time! No registration required First come first served Doors open at 6:15pm About our Trivia Master: Chris Vaccari - A Graduate of Fordham University in Bronx, New Yo…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
7 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - Featured Author: Nadine Gordimer
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! March 2015 — Featured Author: Nadine Gordimer Wednesday, March 4, 1:00 pm Monday, March 9, 7:00 pm Loot A powerful earthquake exposed the ocean floor to reveal all its buried treasure, and everyone rushed to loot it. Then the water came roaring back. A Chip of Glass Ruby Bamjee did not understand why his wife, a devout Moslem of Indian heritage and mother of nine children, insisted on actively suppo…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Tuesday, March 10, 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.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.Basic Chinese Conversation - Level ll
Learn Mandarin with an experienced instructor using the Mango Languages database. The January classes will be held in Room 101 on the First Floor. The February and March classes will be held in the Co-Lab on the Second Floor. Walk-in class | No registration required | No placement test | First Come, First Served For more information please contact hungyunchang@nypl.org or call 212-576-0075
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
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, March 12, 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 LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Monday, March 16, 2015
6:30 p.m."Unrequited: Women and Romantic Obsession," with Lisa A. Phillips, author, assistant professor of journalism at SUNY New Paltz, and former award-winning radio reporter
In this lecture, Phillips explores the tremendous force of obsessive love in women's lives. She argues that it needs to be understood, respected, and channeled for personal growth- yet it also has the potential to go terribly awry.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tuesday, March 17, 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 LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
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