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Throughout the year, The New York Public Library offers more than 25,000 free public programs at its 92 locations in the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island. Additional classes and workshops.

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TimeEventLocationAudience
Thursday, September 15, 2011
2 p.m.Researching with E-Resources: Periodicals and Newspapers
Interested in reading newspapers and periodicals online? This workshop will explore NYPL's online current and historical periodicals and newspapers.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, General Research DivisionAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
College & Graduate Students
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
2 p.m.Researching with E-Resources : Catalogs
This class will concentrate on the use of the NYPL Online Catalog and of WorldCat, an online catalog of materials held in libraries worldwide. Effort will be made to focus on the specific needs of the class, so bring your current research projects
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Friday, March 9, 2012
1:15 p.m.Stocks and Mutual Funds: Investment Resources at SIBL
Discover SIBL's extensive and unique collection of financial information. This class will feature the best print and electronic tools for researching individual companies and mutual funds. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults,
Job Seekers
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
1:15 p.m.Social Security: How it will Fit in Your Retirement.
This class reviews the history of Social Security, explains how it is calculated and how much money and when people can expected funds to be available to them. Also, we review the web site and how an individual can obtain answer specific to their retirement plans. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults,
Job Seekers
Monday, January 19, 2015
11 a.m.Office Readiness Series Orientation Session (Reservation Required)
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. To reserve your seat for ori…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Thursday, January 22, 2015
5:15 p.m.Office Readiness Series Orientation Session (Reservation Required)
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. To reserve your seat for ori…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Monday, January 26, 2015
3 p.m.Office Readiness Series Orientation Session (Reservation Required)
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. To reserve your seat for ori…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Monday, January 4, 2016
12 nooneBook Central
Need help with your iPad, Kindle, Nook, or other e-reader? Want to read e-books on your smart phone or tablet? We’re looking forward to getting you started with e-books at NYPL! Come visit us on the first floor during our walk-in hours January 4th -16th and we'll show you how to download e-books and access other digital materials at NYPL. Monday - Friday, 12 - 2 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, 5 - 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 1 - 4 p.m. Please come to eBook Central with a valid library card and…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
2:30 p.m.Learn to Use a Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse; how to scroll, how to highlight words; and practice new skills.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
3 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 learn the features of Photoshop and learn about layers and use them to manipulate images to your desire.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
5 p.m.eBook Central
Need help with your iPad, Kindle, Nook, or other e-reader? Want to read e-books on your smart phone or tablet? We’re looking forward to getting you started with e-books at NYPL! Come visit us on the first floor during our walk-in hours January 4th -16th and we'll show you how to download e-books and access other digital materials at NYPL. Monday - Friday, 12 - 2 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, 5 - 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 1 - 4 p.m. Please come to eBook Central with a valid library card and…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
5:30 p.m.Get Photoshopped! Brush Basics
Learn to use Photoshop's powerful brush tools to enhance your digital painting.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
7 p.m.New York Writers Workshop: The Magical Dialogue with Emma Goldman-Sherman
The Magical Dialogue with Emma Goldman-Sherman Join Emma Goldman-Sherman for a class on dialogue for any writer who wants to improve their dialogue skills. Whether you write fiction, creative non-fiction, plays and screenplays, dialogue can be a strange skill to master. In this class, we will do an extended exercise that will help you understand dialogue in a brand new way! Everyone will write and share their work with the understanding that each variation created by each individual can help…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
8 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! Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
10 a.m.Digital Media Basics
Learn all about downloading music, videos, images and more! Including streaming and sharing. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
10:30 a.m.Blogging for Beginners
Learn what a blog is, see examples of blogs, learn how to blog and to create your own using Blogger/Word Press.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
12 nooneBook Central
Need help with your iPad, Kindle, Nook, or other e-reader? Want to read e-books on your smart phone or tablet? We’re looking forward to getting you started with e-books at NYPL! Come visit us on the first floor during our walk-in hours January 4th -16th and we'll show you how to download e-books and access other digital materials at NYPL. Monday - Friday, 12 - 2 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, 5 - 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 1 - 4 p.m. Please come to eBook Central with a valid library card and…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
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,
50+,
Adults
2:30 p.m.Facebook Basics
Learn about the online social network Facebook.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
3 p.m.Connecting to the Cloud
Curious about the cloud and what it can do for you? Take this immersive class.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
5:30 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.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 PC LabAdults
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
8 p.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 LabTeachers
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
10:30 a.m.iMovie for Beginners
Learn the basics of using Apple's entry-level video editing program iMovie by working through a simple project. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
10:30 a.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
12 nooneBook Central
Need help with your iPad, Kindle, Nook, or other e-reader? Want to read e-books on your smart phone or tablet? We’re looking forward to getting you started with e-books at NYPL! Come visit us on the first floor during our walk-in hours January 4th -16th and we'll show you how to download e-books and access other digital materials at NYPL. Monday - Friday, 12 - 2 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, 5 - 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 1 - 4 p.m. Please come to eBook Central with a valid library card and…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
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
5 p.m.eBook Central
Need help with your iPad, Kindle, Nook, or other e-reader? Want to read e-books on your smart phone or tablet? We’re looking forward to getting you started with e-books at NYPL! Come visit us on the first floor during our walk-in hours January 4th -16th and we'll show you how to download e-books and access other digital materials at NYPL. Monday - Friday, 12 - 2 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, 5 - 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 1 - 4 p.m. Please come to eBook Central with a valid library card and…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6 p.m.Blogging for Beginners
Learn what a blog is, see examples of blogs, learn how to blog and to create your own using Word Press.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:30 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
8:30 p.m.MS Word 2011 for Mac for Beginners
Learn the basics features of Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include entering and editing text, saving files, and formatting. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thursday, January 7, 2016
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
11:30 a.m.Photoshop for Beginners
Learn how to enhance photos using the # 1 photo editing software in the world; Adobe Photoshop. In this class you learn the features of Photoshop and learn about layers and use them to manipulate images to your desire.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
12 nooneBook Central
Need help with your iPad, Kindle, Nook, or other e-reader? Want to read e-books on your smart phone or tablet? We’re looking forward to getting you started with e-books at NYPL! Come visit us on the first floor during our walk-in hours January 4th -16th and we'll show you how to download e-books and access other digital materials at NYPL. Monday - Friday, 12 - 2 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, 5 - 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 1 - 4 p.m. Please come to eBook Central with a valid library card and…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
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,
50+,
Adults
2:30 p.m.Get Your Resume 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
6 p.m.Advanced MS Word 2011 for Mac
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.Windows 7 Basics
Learn the basics of navigating a PC with Windows 7.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
8:30 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
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