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Throughout the year, The New York Public Library offers more than 25,000 free public programs at its 89 locations in the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island. Additional classes and workshops.

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TimeEventLocationAudience
Saturday, June 14, 2014
2 p.m.Tinta, Papel y ....... Café
¿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 dirección: bit.ly/tinta-nypl Suge…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teachers
Saturday, June 28, 2014
2 p.m.Tinta, Papel y ....... Café
¿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 dirección: bit.ly/tinta-nypl Suge…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teachers
Saturday, July 19, 2014
2 p.m.Tinta, Papel y ....... Café
La última reunión se realizará el 19 de julio, 2014 a las 2p.m. ¿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 Inscríb…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teachers
Saturday, July 26, 2014
10:30 a.m.Fast, Fun and Done: College Application Essay Writing Workshop
Fast, Fun and Done: College Application Essay Writing Workshop This intensive three-day workshop, taught by instructor Alissa Torres, will provide incoming high school seniors with an opportunity to create standout college application essays in a fun, fast-paced, and supportive environment. Day 1 Saturday, July 26, 2014 10:30 a.m.—4:30 p.m. (with a one hour lunch break) Students will "try on" each of the five common application essay prompts. Students will learn about the "writer's v…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
6:30 p.m.Get Your Resumé 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. This class takes place on the 4th floor.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Digital Story Telling Using iMovie
Did you learn how to use iMovie? Come put your skills to use in our Digital Story Telling class. Create a movie that explores a topic using pictures, video clips and sound. This class takes place on the 4th floor.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thursday, August 7, 2014
10 a.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. This class takes place on the 4th floor.
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! This lab takes place on the 4th floor.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.LinkedIn for Job Seekers
Learn strategies and tips on how to utilize your LinkedIn account in your job search, including customizing your LinkedIn profile, strategies for determining LinkedIn groups to join, performing basic and advanced job search using LinkedIn, and more. This lab takes place on the 4th floor.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.iMovie for Beginners
Learn how to use Apple's popular iMovie software. Create your own short movie clip by editing different clips from videos and add a sound track to fit your movies feel. This class takes place on the 4th floor.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:30 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. This class takes place on the 4th floor.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Friday, August 8, 2014
10 a.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. This class takes place on the 4th floor.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
1 p.m.iMovie for Beginners
Learn how to use Apple's popular iMovie software. Create your own short movie clip by editing different clips from videos and add a sound track to fit your movies feel. This class takes place on the 4th floor.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Teach Yourself: Learn a New Language
Discover a wide selection of self-study resources to help you learn a new language or brush up on one you’ve studied before. Class covers resources available through NYPL and free websites. Please note: This class is for English speakers who want to learn another language. For English language learners we offer Teach Yourself: Learn English Online. This class takes place on the 4th floor.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
3 p.m.Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer. This class takes place on the 4th floor.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Saturday, August 9, 2014
2:30 p.m.Magazines & 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. This class takes place on the 4th floor.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Monday, August 11, 2014
10:30 a.m.Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Computer Safety and 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
2:30 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 will get acquainted with the features of Photoshop and learn about layers and use them to minpulate images to your desire.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:30 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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:30 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
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
10:30 a.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 will get acquainted with the features of Photoshop and learn about layers and use them to minpulate images to your desire.
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. This class takes place on the 4th floor.
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! This lab takes place on the 4th floor.
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. This class takes place on the 4th floor.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer. This class takes place on the 4th floor.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
5:15 p.m.Getting the Most out of the NYPL Catalog
Explore our catalog. Search for books and other materials, learn how to place holds, rate an item, add items to your shelves, look at reviews and create lists. This class takes place on the 4th floor.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Advanced MS Word 2011 for Mac
Learn the more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include creating tables, using text boxes, headers and footers, as well as 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. This class takes place on the 4th floor.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
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. This class takes place on the 4th floor.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
10:30 a.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 will get acquainted with the features of Photoshop and learn about layers and use them to minpulate images to your desire.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
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
2:30 p.m.Pages for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful word processor that gives you everything you need to create documents that look beautiful, read beautifully, and let you work seamlessly between Mac and iOS devices, as well as with colleagues, friends, and family who use Microsoft Word.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac 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. This class takes place on the 4th floor.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC 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! This lab takes place on the 4th floor.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC 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. This class takes place on the 4th floor.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thursday, August 14, 2014
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. This lab takes place on the 4th floor.
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
2:30 p.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. This class takes place on the 4th floor.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
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