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Wednesday, March 25, 2015
2:30 p.m.Photo Editing for Beginners Using PIXLR
This class will explore the editing of photos using PIXLR. Please bring a flash drive or SD card with pictures to be edited.
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.Break A Leg Productions presents: “Unexplored Territories;” Two New Plays: “A Little Comedy," by Joel Fishbane and “The Night Copernicus Wouldn’t Shut Up” by Ray Veary.
“A Little Comedy" by Joel Fishbane, the author of "The Thunder of Giants." Audrianna Smith - psychic and fortune teller extraordinaire - is blackmailed into using her unique abilities to help her business manager get away with murder even as she works to win back her husband before he leaves her for good. Adding to her problems is a conniving maid, two dopey policemen, and a lovestruck British countess, all of whom make things so chaotic that not even Audiranna can predict how it will all en…
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, March 26, 2015
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
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.How'd You Do That?...Connecting Stuff to Your Computer
Learn how to connect printers, monitors and all types of other accessories to your computer.
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.Chinese Calligraphy Workshops
Learn how to use a brush pen to write Chinese calligraphy with an experienced instructor. No Chinese language knowledge required. Library will provide supplies. Group meets in the Co-Lab in Mid-Manhattan Library on the Second Floor. Thursday evenings in March and April from 6:30 to 7:30 PM. Space is limited. Online Registration for each individual workshop is required. For more information please contact hungyunchang@nypl.org or call 212-576-0075. March 2015 April 2015…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Spices and Seasons, Simple, Sustainable Indian Flavors, with Rinku Bhattacharya, a New York based food writer, cookbook author and cooking teacher.
This illustrated lecture explores the essential Indian spices and their health benefits and explains how to incorporate the Indian flavors in a practical and accessible manner, with an emphasis on seasonal eating and green living. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our March 2015 Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here:March Events Calendar 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Friday, March 27, 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
2:30 p.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.MS PowerPoint 2011 for Mac for Beginners
Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Saturday, March 28, 2015
2 p.m.Saturday Movie: Hanna
Hanna Raised by her ex-CIA father in the wilds of Finland, Hanna’s upbringing and training have been geared to making her the perfect assassin. Sent into the world on a mission, Hanna journeys across Europe eluding agents dispatched after her by a ruthless intelligence operative. As she nears her ultimate target, Hanna faces startling revelations about her existence and humanity. Directed by Joe Wright Starring Saoirse Ronan, Cate Blanchett, Eric Bana, Jason Flemyng, and Olivia Williams DVD…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Tinta, Papel, y... Café - Tertulias de escritura
NUEVAS TERTULIAS PARA EL AÑO 2015 ¿Te Gusta Escribir? Si deseas explorar el modo con el que las mujeres nos enfrentamos a la creación literaria y su difusión en español Si escribes, tienes un libro publicado, o sueñas con hacerlo en breve Si estás buscando... Un espacio para compartir las dificultades de mercado de la mujer que escribe en español Una plataforma desde la que expresarte y mostrar tu obra Entonces, Tinta, Papel...y Café es para tí Inscríbete en línea a la siguiente di…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teachers
2:30 p.m.Plastic Age | | Barbara Madsen, B. Wurtz | An Artist Dialogue Series Event
FREE - The Corner Room doors open at 2:30 p.m. Artist B. Wurtz joins Barbara Madsen for An Artist Dialogue on Saturday March 28 at 2:30 p.m. inside the Corner room. They converse about Madsen's Art in the Corner Room, Art in the Windows and Photo Walls in Picture Collection site specific exhibitions as well as what inspires their work. Plastic Age: IN/OUT, detail, 2014-2015 Barbara Madsen is an artist and Associate Professor at Mason Gross School of the Arts. Madsen is known for her work i…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, March 29, 2015
2 p.m.Sunday Movie: Jeopardy
A woman desperately seeks help to prevent her trapped husband from drowning. Directed by John Sturges Starring: Barry Sullivan, Barbara Stanwyck, and Ralph Meeker DVD | Black and White | 1953 | 69 mins | MGM |
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Monday, March 30, 2015
10:30 a.m.Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
10:30 a.m.MS Office Open Lab
Took a MS Office class and you need practice? Do you have questions on how to use the skills you learned? Bring your MS Office questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2:30 p.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
6:30 p.m.Jewish Sites of the Greater Middle East, with Michael T. Luongo, a New York City based freelance writer, editor, photographer and a lecturer of travel writing at New York University.
Jewish historical sites exist throughout the Greater Middle East region beyond just Israel, many dating back to the earliest parts of the Torah and biblical writings. Others reflect an époque when the region was a haven welcoming Jews after the Spanish Inquisition. Since the foundation of Israel and the emigration of Jews from many countries throughout the region, many of the sites have been abandoned and left to decay. In his talk, travel writer and professor Michael Luongo takes us to Morocc…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
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
6:30 p.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 the features of Photoshop and learn about layers and use them to minpulate images to your desire.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Tuesday, March 31, 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
10:30 a.m.Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac 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.MS PowerPoint 2010 for Beginners
Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow.
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.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.Pedestrian Modern: Shopping and American Architecture, 1925–1956, with David Smiley, an architect and an architectural historian, who teaches at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at Columbia University.
This illustrated lecture reveals how the design for places of consumption informed emerging modernist tenets. It traces the history of architecture’s relationship with retail environments during a time of significant transformation in urban centers and in open suburban landscapes. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our March 2015 Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here:March Events Calendar 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Thursday, April 2, 2015
6:30 p.m.Chinese Calligraphy Workshops
Learn how to use a brush pen to write Chinese calligraphy with an experienced instructor. No Chinese language knowledge required. Library will provide supplies. Group meets in the Co-Lab in Mid-Manhattan Library on the Second Floor. Thursday evenings in March and April from 6:30 to 7:30 PM. Space is limited. Online Registration for each individual workshop is required. For more information please contact hungyunchang@nypl.org or call 212-576-0075. March 2015 April 2015…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.A Coney Island Reader: Through Dizzy Gates of Illusion, with Louis J. Parascandola, professor of English at Long Island University and the editor of "Look for Me All Around You": Anglophone Caribbean Immigrants in the Harlem Renaissance.
Coney Island in Brooklyn, New York has long been a rich source of inspiration that is open to individual analyses, lending itself to a variety of interpretations, making it many things to many people. It has been depicted in a multiplicity of ways by a variety of authors from many eras. A stunning gallery of some of the world’s finest authors, include Walt Whitman, Stephen Crane, O. Henry, Jose Marti, Maxim Gorky, Federico Garcia Lorca, Isaac Bashevis Singer, and Joseph Heller. This illustra…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Friday, April 3, 2015
5 p.m.KOCH (2014) -- POV Friday Night Movies
KOCH (2014) By Neil Barsky 90 minutes Meet Ed Koch, the quintessential New Yorker. Combative, funny and blunt, he was mayor from 1978 to 1989, an era of graffiti, near-bankruptcy and crime. Before his death in 2013, the intensely private man recalled his life and legacy. This event is a collaboration with the award-winning documentary series POV (www.pbs.org/pov). POV (a cinema term for "point of view") is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. POV premier…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Thursday, April 9, 2015
6:30 p.m.Chinese Calligraphy Workshops
Learn how to use a brush pen to write Chinese calligraphy with an experienced instructor. No Chinese language knowledge required. Library will provide supplies. Group meets in the Co-Lab in Mid-Manhattan Library on the Second Floor. Thursday evenings in March and April from 6:30 to 7:30 PM. Space is limited. Online Registration for each individual workshop is required. For more information please contact hungyunchang@nypl.org or call 212-576-0075. March 2015 April 2015…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Friday, April 10, 2015
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. In honor of spring, this month’s theme is…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Monday, April 13, 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
6:30 p.m."Superstorm Sandy and Climate Change: Predictions and Responses," with Adam Sobel, author of "Storm Surge: Hurricane Sandy, Our Changing Climate, and Extreme Weather of the Past and Future."
This illustrated takes the audience through the devastating and unprecedented events of Hurricane Sandy, using the storm to explain our planet’s changing climate, and what we need to do to protect ourselves and our cities for the future.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tuesday, April 14, 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
Thursday, April 16, 2015
6:30 p.m."The Algonquin Round Table New York: A Historical Guide," with Kevin C. Fitzpatrick, author, historian, founder of the Dorothy Parker Society, and licensed New York City tour guide
"The Algonquin Round Table New York: A Historical Guide" is a guidebook to the 1920s world of the famous "Vicious Circle" with 100+ photos, maps, and rare material. Journey back in time to a grand city teeming with hidden bars, luxurious movie palaces, and dazzling skyscrapers. In these places, Dorothy Parker and her cohorts in the "Vicious Circle" at the infamous Algonquin Round Table sharpened their wit, polished their writing, and captured the energy and elegance of the time. Kevin C. Fitzp…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Chinese Calligraphy Workshops
Learn how to use a brush pen to write Chinese calligraphy with an experienced instructor. No Chinese language knowledge required. Library will provide supplies. Group meets in the Co-Lab in Mid-Manhattan Library on the Second Floor. Thursday evenings in March and April from 6:30 to 7:30 PM. Space is limited. Online Registration for each individual workshop is required. For more information please contact hungyunchang@nypl.org or call 212-576-0075. March 2015 April 2015…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
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