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Friday, January 8, 2016
10:30 a.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
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.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
Saturday, January 9, 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
1 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
1:30 p.m.Stop Motion Animation
Learn how to use iMovie to animate images to create your very own mini movie.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
4 p.m.iMovie Open Lab
Took an iMovie class and you need to practice? Do you have questions on how to use the skills you learned? Bring your iMovie questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Sunday, January 10, 2016
10:30 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
1 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
1:30 p.m.Photoshop Brush Basics
Learn to use Photoshop's powerful brush tools to create beautiful digital paintings.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Monday, January 11, 2016
10 a.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. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
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
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.Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
3 p.m.Get Photoshopped! Photo Retouching
In this class you will use the Photoshop to modify digital images. Learn how to use the clone stamp tool, duplicating backgrounds and much more.
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.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 Mac LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Learn to Type
Learn keyboarding skills and practice typing.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
7 p.m.New York Writers Workshop presents: How to Write A Crime Novel (or Short Story) with Charles Salzberg
New York Writers Workshop presents: How to Write A Crime Novel (or Short Story) with Charles Salzberg In this class we'll learn the elements necessary to make a good crime novel or short story. How to create mystery and suspense and conflict. How to choose the right protagonist, the right antagonist, atmosphere, and voice. We'll use samples of crime writing both from other writers as well as the instructor. There will be a short writing assignment for the class. Limited Space. On-line Regist…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
10:30 a.m.Google Series: Getting More Out of Google
Come and explore the depths of Google. Discover some of the amazing new features Google is offering.
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.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
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.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.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
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
10:30 a.m.Beginner Word for Macs
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 Mac LabAdults
10:30 a.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
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.Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Advanced MS PowerPoint 2010
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 PC LabAdults
Thursday, January 14, 2016
10:30 a.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
11:30 a.m.Numbers for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful spreadsheet application that gives you everything you need to create ledgers, reports, and graphs that help you visualize or present your data. Work seamlessly between Mac and iOS devices, as well as with colleagues, friends, and family who use Microsoft Excel.
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
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
Friday, January 15, 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
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
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