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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Tue, March 1
@ 1:15 p.m.
Supervised Lab
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,
50+,
Adults
Tue, March 1
@ 2:30 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Tue, March 1
@ 5:15 p.m.
eBook Central
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
Tue, March 1
@ 6:30 p.m.
Basic Chinese Conversation - Level II
Basic Chinese Conversation - Level II Learn Mandarin with an experienced instructor using the Mango Languages database Walk-in class | No registration required | No placement test 10 Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 7:30pm Group meets in Co-Lab Room on the 2nd floor Walk-in class | No registration required | No placement test 2016 January 5 February 2 March 1 January 12 February 9 March 8 January 19…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
NYPL Supporters,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Adults,
Teachers
Tue, March 1
@ 6:30 p.m.
Digital Devices
Cell Phone Buying Guide: Smartphones
Learn about the differences in smartphones to determine which phone is the best one for you. This class takes place on the 4th floor.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Wed, March 2
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
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
Wed, March 2
@ 2:30 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
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
Wed, March 2
@ 5 p.m.
TechConnect
Office Readiness Series
The Office Readiness Series is a new 10-week series providing students with technology skills using MS Office 2010. Whether you are start-up business that needs to use Office for invoices, budgets and flyers or you want to improve your skills for a future position, this course is for you. The series covers MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Drive. Orientation will include additional information about the program and a brief assessment of your computer skills.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Wed, March 2
@ 6 p.m.
TechConnect
Office Readiness Series: MS Word
The Office Readiness Series is a new 10-week series providing students with technology skills using MS Office 2010. Whether you are start-up business that needs to use Office for invoices, budgets and flyers or you want to improve your skills for a future position, this course is for you. The series covers MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Drive. Orientation will include additional information about the program and a brief assessment of your computer skills.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Thu, March 3
@ 10:30 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
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
Thu, March 3
@ 1:15 p.m.
Supervised Lab
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,
50+,
Adults
Thu, March 3
@ 2:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Learn to Type
Learn keyboarding skills and practice typing.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Thu, March 3
@ 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
Thu, March 3
@ 6:30 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Facebook Basics
Learn about the online social network Facebook.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Sat, March 5
@ 2 p.m.
Tinta, Papel, y... Café - Tertulias de escritura
ESTE PROGRAMA ES EN ESPAÑOL -- THIS PROGRAM IS ENTIRELY IN SPANISH TINTA, PAPEL, Y... CAFÉ TERTULIAS DE ESCRITURA - 2016 ¿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 mostra…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teachers
Mon, March 7
@ 10:30 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
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
Mon, March 7
@ 2:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Resume 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
Mon, March 7
@ 6 p.m.
TechConnect
Office Readiness Series: MS Word
The Office Readiness Series is a new 10-week series providing students with technology skills using MS Office 2010. Whether you are start-up business that needs to use Office for invoices, budgets and flyers or you want to improve your skills for a future position, this course is for you. The series covers MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Drive. Orientation will include additional information about the program and a brief assessment of your computer skills.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Mon, March 7
@ 6:30 p.m.
Experiments with the New York School: A Poetry Writing Workshop
Experiments with the New York School: A Poetry Writing Workshop This four-week writing class will take inspiration from the first generation New York School Poets, the literary avant-garde whose work together spanned the late 1940s through the 1960s. We will look closely at their poems and experiment with their practices: Kenneth Koch’s humor and invented forms, John Ashbery’s use of accidents and the unexpected, Frank O’Hara’s urban I-do-this-I-do-that poems and his casual, conversational voi…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tue, March 8
@ 6:30 p.m.
Basic Chinese Conversation - Level II
Basic Chinese Conversation - Level II Learn Mandarin with an experienced instructor using the Mango Languages database Walk-in class | No registration required | No placement test 10 Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 7:30pm Group meets in Co-Lab Room on the 2nd floor Walk-in class | No registration required | No placement test 2016 January 5 February 2 March 1 January 12 February 9 March 8 January 19…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
NYPL Supporters,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Adults,
Teachers
Tue, March 8
@ 6:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
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
Wed, March 9
@ 2:30 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
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
Wed, March 9
@ 5 p.m.
TechConnect
Office Readiness Series: Open Lab
The Office Readiness Series is a new 10-week series providing students with technology skills using MS Office 2010. Whether you are start-up business that needs to use Office for invoices, budgets and flyers or you want to improve your skills for a future position, this course is for you. The series covers MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Drive. Orientation will include additional information about the program and a brief assessment of your computer skills.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Wed, March 9
@ 6 p.m.
TechConnect
Office Readiness Series: MS Word
The Office Readiness Series is a new 10-week series providing students with technology skills using MS Office 2010. Whether you are start-up business that needs to use Office for invoices, budgets and flyers or you want to improve your skills for a future position, this course is for you. The series covers MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Drive. Orientation will include additional information about the program and a brief assessment of your computer skills.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Thu, March 10
@ 10:30 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
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
Thu, March 10
@ 2:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Windows 7 Basics
Learn the basics of navigating a PC with Windows 7.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Thu, March 10
@ 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
Fri, March 11
@ 1:15 p.m.
Library Resources
Featured Database: Freegal Music
Learn how to download three free songs a week from Freegal Music, which provides access to the catalog of artists in Sony Music Entertainment. All you need are your library card barcode, your PIN number, and a flash drive to save your downloads in. This class takes place on the Mezzanine.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Fri, March 11
@ 2:30 p.m.
All About Computers
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
Sat, March 12
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
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
Sat, March 12
@ 2:30 p.m.
Library Resources
Teach Yourself: Learn English Online
Explore websites and electronic resources at NYPL that will help you improve your English language reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. This class is for non-native speakers of English who have basic (or higher) proficiency in English.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Mon, March 14
@ 10:30 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
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
Mon, March 14
@ 1:15 p.m.
eBook Central
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
Mon, March 14
@ 2:30 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Mon, March 14
@ 6 p.m.
TechConnect
Office Readiness Series: MS Word
The Office Readiness Series is a new 10-week series providing students with technology skills using MS Office 2010. Whether you are start-up business that needs to use Office for invoices, budgets and flyers or you want to improve your skills for a future position, this course is for you. The series covers MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Drive. Orientation will include additional information about the program and a brief assessment of your computer skills.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Tue, March 15
@ 10:30 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
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
Tue, March 15
@ 2:30 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Facebook Basics
Learn about the online social network Facebook.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Tue, March 15
@ 5:15 p.m.
Supervised Lab
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,
50+,
Adults
Tue, March 15
@ 6:30 p.m.
All About Computers
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 PC LabAdults
Wed, March 16
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
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
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