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Friday, April 24, 2015
2:30 p.m.Magazines and Newspapers 1
Using basic database search techniques, learn how to find full-text articles from thousands of magazines, newspapers, and journals that are available in the extensive digital archive known as EBSCOhost.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Photoshop Open Lab
Took a Photoshop class and you need practice? Do you have questions on how to use the skills you learned? Bring your questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
4:45 p.m.Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Saturday, April 25, 2015
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
2 p.m.Saturday Movie: "O"
“O” DVD | Color | 2001 | 96 min | Lions Gate Films | Rated R April 25th, 2 PM, Sixth Floor A resetting of Shakespeare's classic tale of "Othello" tells the story of a young black man named Odin who is convinced by a conniving best friend, Hugo that his girlfriend is cheating on him. Of course, what Odin doesn't know is that Hugo is in fact motivated by his own jealousy of Odin's good fortune. Directed by Tim Blake Nelson Starring Mekhi Phifer, Josh Hartnett, Julia Stiles, Elden H…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, April 26, 2015
2 p.m.Sunday Movie: The Shoe Fairy 人魚朵朵
A girl who was born disabled always stays home reading fairy tales. She often wonders whether she has to exchange her voice for a pair of feet like the Little Mermaid if a prince really appears in her life. After a surgery, she can suddenly walk again. One day, she meets a man and they fall in love. Will they live happily ever after? Directed by Yun-Chan Lee 李芸嬋 Film is subtitled in English DVD | Color | 2005 | 95 mins |
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Monday, April 27, 2015
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.Advanced Email
Learn how to manage your contacts through your address book, and how to send and receive document and picture files as email attachments.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Money Matters: Ahorros
Taller: Ahorros Ahorrar dinero es algo que todos queremos hacer, pero muchas veces no sabemos por dónde comenzar. Este taller le enseñará cómo ahorrar y cómo tener un fondo para emergencias. También aprenderá cómo el tener un presupuesto le puede ayudar a ahorrar con regularidad, y comprenderá cómo establecer tiempos y metas de ahorro que sean realistas y que se puedan medir a corto y a largo plazo. Preséntese puntualmente: hay cupo limitado y el acceso será por orden de llegada. Money Matter…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
6:30 p.m.Our Aging Bodies, with Gary F. Merrill, a professor of cell biology and neuroscience in the Division of Life Sciences at Rutgers University and the author of "Our Marvelous Bodies: An Introduction to the Physiology of Human Health."
This illustrated lecture provides a clear, scientifically based explanation of what happens to all the major organ systems and bodily processes—such as the cardiovascular and digestive systems—as people age. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here: April Events Calendar 2015.pdf
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
7 p.m.New York Writers Workshop presents: Scripting the Graphic Novel with Laurence Klavan
New York Writers Workshop presents: Scripting the Graphic Novel with Laurence Klavan The illustrations in a graphic novel, whether it's Watchmen or Fun Home, rightfully receive the most attention. But they can't save a weak script. This workshop will provide both authors and illustrators with the basics of strong storytelling, with special focus on the structure that is the spine of any good tale. Laurence Klavan Laurence Klavan is a member of the New York Writers Workshop. His graph…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
6:30 p.m.Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
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.Land Prospect Meetings through Powerful Emails and Follow-ups
How you communicate with a prospect can determine whether you receive new business or a rejection. An email that strikes the right tone, shows that you “get” them, and demonstrates how you can help them can go a long way towards sealing the deal. On the other hand, the wrong verbiage, formatting, or focus can derail your efforts. In this seminar, Robert Hellmann, of Hellmann Career Consulting, will review real-life client case studies to identify the key elements of successful communications for…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, April 29, 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
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.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.Ashes Under Water: The SS Eastland and the Shipwreck That Shook America, with Michael McCarthy, author of "The Sun Farmer," and former reporter and editor on feature stories at The Wall Street Journal.
This year marks the centennial of one of the nation's worst disasters, the 1915 sinking of the steamship Eastland in the Chicago River, with more passenger deaths than the Titanic. This illustrated lecture illuminates the sinister story behind the Eastland, which was still tied to its dock when it capsized and killed a stunning 844 people. For a century, the cause of this nearly forgotten tragedy had remained a mystery, but now the author discusses the explanation as well as Clarence Darrow’s bi…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Thursday, April 30, 2015
10:30 a.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
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.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
5:15 p.m.Find Your Database
There’s a wealth of useful information that you won’t find through a Google search. Join us for an introduction to NYPL databases and find reliable information on many subjects for free with your library card.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Backstage Pass to Broadway: True Tales from a Theatre Press Agent, with Susan L. Schulman, a theatrical press agent for more than 40 years, handling Broadway plays and musicals and individual stars.
In this illustrated lecture the author turns the spotlight on what goes on behind the show curtain, sharing true tales of her life in the theatre and recounts some of the most memorable anecdotes of a career that started in 1970 with “Applause” and continues to this day.
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 LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Friday, May 1, 2015
5 p.m. THE CITY DARK (2012) -- POV Friday Night Movies
THE CITY DARK (2012) By Ian Cheney 60 minutes Is darkness becoming extinct? When filmmaker Ian Cheney moves from rural Maine to New York City and discovers streets awash in light and skies devoid of stars, he embarks on a journey to America’s brightest and darkest corners, asking astronomers, cancer researchers and ecologists what is lost in the glare of city lights. Blending a humorous, searching narrative with poetic footage of the night sky, The City Dark provides a fascinating introductio…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Saturday, May 2, 2015
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
Sunday, May 3, 2015
2 p.m.Sunday Movie: Dinner at Eight
A high-society dinner party masks a hotbed of scandal and intrigue. Directed by George Cukor Starring Marie Dressler, John Barrymore, and Jean Harlow DVD | Black and White | 1933 | 110 mins | MGM |
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Monday, May 4, 2015
6:30 p.m.Money Matters: Presupuesto
Taller: Presupuesto El taller de presupuesto le enseñará a definir metas financieras y crear un plan de acción para alcanzarlas. Aprenderá cómo crear un presupuesto y realizar un seguimiento de sus gastos e ingresos. También aprenderá la importancia de diferenciar entre necesidades y deseos para identificar prioridades y establecer límites. Preséntese puntualmente: hay cupo limitado y el acceso será por orden de llegada. Money Matters es un programa gratuito de información financiera básica…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
7 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - Stories from World War One
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! May 2015 — Stories from World War One Monday, May 4, 7 pm Wednesday, May 13, 1 pm Spud Trevor of the Red Hussars by Sapper After Spud Trevor’s death in action in France, his solicitors sent a package to his best friend containing a letter to be opened after Trevor’s death, explaining the circumstances of the cowardly act that ruined his reputation before the War. Blind by Mary Borden The nursing sister was i…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
Tuesday, May 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
6:30 p.m.What It Takes To Be An Entrepreneur
• Never a Better Time To Start A Business • Understand How to Recognize Opportunities • Assessing Your Skills • Targeting Businesses of the Future • Selected sub topics covered in this session: Benefits of having a business, growth potential, realities of running a business, potential downsides. Theodore Henderson works with Entrepreneurs, Business Owners, and Professionals. He is a 20-year veteran of the technology industry as well as an Amazon best selling author, Certified Social Media S…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, May 6, 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
Thursday, May 7, 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, May 8, 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. This month’s theme is NATURE! Do you ha…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Saturday, May 9, 2015
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
Sunday, May 10, 2015
2 p.m.Sunday Movie: Sylvia Scarlett
A female con artist masquerades as a boy to escape the police. Directed by George Cukor Starring Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, and Brian Aherne DVD | Black and White | 1935 | 95 mins | Warner Bros |
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Monday, May 11, 2015
6:30 p.m. Incomparable Couples, with Rose Hartman, photographer.
This illustrated lecture chronicles a world of beauty and style. The photographer has captured fashion's trendsetters for three decades, and in doing so has helped to define what we remember most about glamour and those who create it.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Money Matters: Vivienda
Taller: Vivienda La vivienda es uno de los gastos más grandes y más importantes para todos. Este taller le dará información para que pueda tomar las mejores decisiones para sus opciones de vivienda basándose en sus ingresos y su presupuesto. También aprenderá acerca de los recursos disponibles para los inquilinos por si llegara a tener algún problema con su arrendador. Además aprenderá acerca de las estafas más comunes en la Ciudad de Nueva York y cómo prevenir ser víctima de las mismas. Presé…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Adults
Tuesday, May 12, 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
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