Today's Events for Adults at NYPL node/62451?audience=4332 From lectures to films to programs for children, come to one of the many events and programs at the New York Public Library. en Workforce1 Recruitment Event (Kips Bay Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/252463 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Kips Bay Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T09:45:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 9:45 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; FOR CENTURY 21</p> <p align="center">Please bring three paper copies of your resume, photo ID and dress in professional interview attire. Candidates must be 18 years of age or older to use our services and have a High School Diploma or GED.</p> <p align="center">Current positions include</p> <p align="center">Sales Associates/Cashiers</p> <p align="center"><o p=""></o></p> <p>All of our events are free to the public.&nbsp;The New York Public Library seeks to represent a broad variety of viewpoints, but does not endorse any particular viewpoint so represented </p> </div> </div> Advanced Internet Searching (Riverside Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/248711 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Riverside Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T10:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary">Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online.&nbsp;&nbsp;<u>Prerequisites: Internet for Beginers</u>&nbsp;&nbsp;</div> </div> MS Word 2010 for Beginners (Columbus Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/249411 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Columbus Library, Computer Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T10:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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.&nbsp;</p></div> </div> MS Word 2010 for Beginners (Tremont Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/250537 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Tremont Library, Computer Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T10:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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.&nbsp;</p></div> </div> Edición de fotos para los principiantes - Photo Editing for Beginners (Spanish) (Parkchester Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/251528 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Parkchester Library, Computer Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T10:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Esta clase explorará la edición de fotografías utilizando Microsoft Paint. Favor de traer una unidad de memoria flash o una tarjeta SD con imágenes para ser editadas.</p> </div> </div> Advanced Email (Morris Park Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/251611 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Morris Park Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T10:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Learn how to manage your contacts through your address book, and how to send and receive document and picture files as email attachments.</p> </div> </div> Open Lab (St. George Library Center) http://www.nypl.org/node/250249 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">St. George Library Center, Computer Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T10:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Are you having trouble with your email? Don&#39;t know how to cut and paste? Want to start applying for jobs online? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!</p> <p>Computers are provided but feel free to bring your own laptop, tablet, e-reader, or smartphone if you have one.</p> </div> </div> MS Word 2010 for Beginners (Soundview Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/252575 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Soundview Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T10:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> App/Vice (Countee Cullen Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/254376 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Countee Cullen Library, Computer Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T10:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Learn how to find apps, review apps and discover some of the most popular apps around for iOS and Android devices</p> </div> </div> Open Lab (Eastchester Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/251801 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Eastchester Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T10:15:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 10:15 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>&nbsp;Are you having trouble with your email? Don&#39;t know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!</p> </div> </div> open computer time (Morningside Heights) http://www.nypl.org/node/254464 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Morningside Heights, Computer Classroom</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T10:15:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 10:15 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>The Training lab is open to the public for free computer use</p> </div> </div> Casa Boricua Computer Class (West Farms Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/247331 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">West Farms Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T10:30:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 10:30 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Juntos con los miembros de la Casa Boricua Senior Center que han asistido a la Clase de Computadora anteriormente, repasamos todo lo que han aprendido, incluido el teclado y correo electronico.</p></div> </div> Open Lab (Throg's Neck Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/251045 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Throg's Neck Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T10:30:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 10:30 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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!</p> </div> </div> MS Word 2010 for Beginners (Mid-Manhattan Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/251715 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mid-Manhattan Library, Internet and Computer Services</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T10:30:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 10:30 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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.&nbsp;</p> <p>This class takes place on the 4th floor.</p> </div> </div> Casa Boricua Computer Class (West Farms Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/247331 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">West Farms Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T10:30:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 10:30 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Juntos con los miembros de la Casa Boricua Senior Center que han asistido a la Clase de Computadora anteriormente, repasamos todo lo que han aprendido, incluido el teclado y correo electronico.</p> </div> </div> Open Lab (West Farms Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/247353 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">West Farms Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T10:30:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 10:30 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Are you having trouble with your email? Don&#39;t know how to cut and paste? Or do you just want extra time on the computer? Come in to use the laptop for extra time.</p> </div> </div> Introduction to Power Point (St. Agnes Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/238344 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">St. Agnes Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T11:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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.&nbsp;</p></div> </div> Knitting and Crochet. (Spuyten Duyvil Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/243005 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Spuyten Duyvil Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T11:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>A gathering for knitters and crocheters to work on current projects while exchanging information and techniques.&nbsp; All skill levels welcomed.</p><p>No registration.</p></div> </div> Internet Para Principiantes (Washington Heights Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/248309 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Washington Heights Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T11:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Una introducción a la Internet, incluyendo conseguir conectado, el uso de un navegador web, y la navegación por las páginas web. Aprende a encontrar información en línea utilizando motores de búsqueda y directorios temáticos.</p></div> </div> MS Word 2010 for Beginners (St. George Library Center) http://www.nypl.org/node/250246 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">St. George Library Center, Computer Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T11:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary">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.&nbsp;&nbsp;<p>Workshop will begin at 11:00 a.m. Before the workshop, at 10 a.m., bring your technology questions for some one-on-one help during Open Lab. Computers and tablets are provided but you can bring your own too.</p></div> </div> Learn With Me Crochet Class (Throg's Neck Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/251046 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Throg's Neck Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T11:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>All Are Welcome!!!</p> <p>Classes for Crocheting Every Monday's 11am-12pm</p> <p>Every 3rd Thursday of the Month 5-6pm.</p> Materials Not Included </div> </div> EReader Drop In (Battery Park City Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/252394 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Battery Park City Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T11:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"> <p>E-Reader’s Drop-in’s- Electronic books, E-audio books, digital music and video – all available through NYPL’s website! Learn how to take advantage of free access to new media from the comfort of your own home, mobile and tablet devices.</p> <p>(Monday: 11 am – 2 pm)</p> </div> </div> Stay Well Exercise (67th Street Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/252478 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">67th Street Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T11:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p abp="5165">Join us for a free, fun&nbsp;Stay Well exercise session.</p> <p abp="5166">Stay Well volunteers certified by the NYC's Department for the aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for seniors of all ability levels. Please wear loose comfortable clothing. Exercise equipment will be provided. All participants are required to sign a personal medical waiver at the beginning of the class.</p> </div> </div> Tech Help! (High Bridge Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/253443 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">High Bridge Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T11:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Have a question about your email attachments?</p> <p>Need to know how to configure itunes?</p> <p>How can I upload pictures to facebook?</p> <p>Where can I find a good laptop for basic emailing?</p> <p>Come in and ask at the front desk for tech help.</p> <p>Staff available throughout the day if you need assistance.</p> </div> </div> Harlem Oral History Project (115th Street Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/254263 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">115th Street Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T11:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"> <p>Do you want to share your stories of living, working or playing in Harlem?&nbsp;</p> <p>GREAT NEWS! Ourproject has been extended through September! &nbsp; We stil need interviewers, and most of all, people who want to share their stories and memories of living or working in Harlem. &nbsp; We&#39;ll be making new friends, learning about each other, and, I hope, helping to keep Harlem culture rich and strong and alive. &nbsp;We can&#39;t wait to hear from you!&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> Monday Morning Matinee (Hamilton Fish Park Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/252062 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Hamilton Fish Park Library, Auditorium</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T11:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>You don&#39;t have to wait in line to see that new release anymore! Come relax and enjoy a free screening of a new film from our collection each week. This month&#39;s films are:</p> <p>Apr. 7: <a href="http://nypl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/20040247052907_saving_mr_banks">Saving Mr. Banks</a></p> <p>Apr. 14: <a href="http://nypl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/20026386052907_the_hunger_games">The Hunger Games: Catching Fire</a></p> <p>Apr. 21:&nbsp;<a href="http://nypl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/19965513052907_were_the_millers">We&#39;re the Millers</a></p> <p>Apr. 28:&nbsp;<a href="http://nypl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/20052938052907_the_hobbit">Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug</a></p> </div> </div> Quilting Essentials: For Beginners and Beyond (Great Kills Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/238371 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Great Kills Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T11:30:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 11:30 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Quilting Essentials: For Beginners and Beyond </p> Learn to quilt with Susan Louis <p>These classes are being funded with support from the New York State Coordinated Outreach Services Grant. </p> </div> </div> Book Discussion - Pale Fire (Van Nest Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/223073 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Van Nest Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T12:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 12:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Join us for a discussion of&nbsp;Pale Fire&nbsp;by Vladimir Nabokov.</p> <p>You must read the book to participate. Request a copy at the Information Desk, or at:</p> <p><a target="_blank" href="http://nypl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/17333187052_pale_fire">http://nypl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/17333187052_pale_fire</a></p></div> </div> MS Excel 2010 For Beginners (Columbus Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/248867 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Columbus Library, Computer Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T12:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 12:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>&nbsp;Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2003. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting &amp; print previewing worksheets.</p></div> </div> Quiet Study Room (Mondays) (67th Street Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/250454 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">67th Street Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T12:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 12:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>There's no talking, no cell phone, no noise at all in our quiet study room.</p><p>This room is open thanks to our volunteers, and is subject to their availability.</p><p>If you are interested in keeping the quiet study room open more hours, please see a staff member about becoming a volunteer!</p><p>Quiet Study Hours: Mondays 12-5:45, Tuesdays 1-6, Wednesdays 11-5:45, Thursdays 1-6, Fridays 1-4:45, Saturdays 12-4.</p></div> </div> 1 on 1 Computer Help (Port Richmond Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/253003 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Port Richmond Library, Main Floor</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T12:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 12:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Do have tech questions? Do you need help setting up your new computer? Do you need to brush up your skills? Come to the Port Richmond branch where we provide 1 on 1 computer help specially catered to your needs. We offer slots on a weekly basis with a librarian by your side to answer all your questions. Simply walk in or call us to reserve a slot today! (*By reservation ONLY)&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> Adult Open Lab (Macomb's Bridge Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/251029 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Macomb's Bridge Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T12:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 12:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Need extra time on a laptop or computer? Need to job search and/or post your resume? Have an application that you can&#39;t seem to finish in time? Come in and we will assist.</p> </div> </div> Google Monday (Wakefield Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/251484 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Wakefield Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T12:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 12:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Explore Google&#39;s many functions while making the task at hand fun.</p> </div> </div> Docent Led Tour of ABC of It Exhibition (Stephen A. Schwarzman Building) http://www.nypl.org/node/246549 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition Hall</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T12:30:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 12:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Join a 45 minute docent led tour of the ABC of It exhibition. &nbsp;Please meet at the exhibition entrance. &nbsp;There is no charge.</p></div> </div> Clay Sculpture 101 (67th Street Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/240923 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">67th Street Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T13:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p> <tbody> <tr style="height: 71.9pt"> <td valign="top" width="346" style="border-bottom: #f0f0f0; border-left: #f0f0f0; padding-bottom: 0in; background-color: transparent; padding-left: 0in; width: 3.6in; padding-right: 0in; height: 71.9pt; border-top: #f0f0f0; border-right: #f0f0f0; padding-top: 0in"> <p>Clay Sculpture 101</p> A workshop for ages 55+ &nbsp; April 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19, June 2, 9, 16 Mondays from 1 p.m.&ndash;3 p.m.&nbsp; </td> </tr> </tbody> &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; </p> &nbsp; Participants will develop skills in working with three dimensions through the exploration and practice of modeling and sculpting self-hardening clay. They will make sculptures related to themes based on personal interests as discussed in class. They will learn how to model with the fingers as well as assorted clay modeling tools.. Each session will include a warm-up, art inquiry (looking at art images and discussing) and/or a demonstration by the teaching artist and a group reflection. Reflections are an opportunity for participants to share their thinking about the process of making their sculpture with each other. Taught by Antonia Perez Students must commit to all 8 sessions: Mondays from 1-3pm : April 21, 28, May 5, 12, 19 (skip Memorial Day), June 2, 9, 16. The culminating celebration exhibit will be Saturday June 21<sup>st</sup>&nbsp;from 3-4pm Limited to 15 participants. Enrollment is done by lottery. Sign up starts March 1<sup>st</sup> &nbsp;at the front desk, 67<sup>th</sup> Street library, in person or by phone. &nbsp; Names will be drawn March 29<sup>th</sup>. &nbsp;&nbsp;Winners will be contacted. </div> </div> Movie Day for Adults (Westchester Square Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/250269 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Westchester Square Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T13:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"></div> </div> MS PowerPoint 2010 for Beginners (Tremont Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/250538 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Tremont Library, Computer Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T13:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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.</p></div> </div> Windows 7 Basics (Parkchester Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/252210 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Parkchester Library, Computer Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T13:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Learn the basics of navigating a PC with Windows 7</p> </div> </div> Microsoft Excel 2010 for Beginners (Mulberry Street Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/253874 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mulberry Street Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T13:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting &amp; print previewing worksheets.</p> </div> </div> Mac Computers for Beginners (Countee Cullen Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/254381 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Countee Cullen Library, Computer Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T13:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 1:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.</p> </div> </div> A Meeting of the Petty Gods : Elizabethan Entertainments and The Winter's Tale (Stephen A. Schwarzman Building) http://www.nypl.org/node/244996 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Auditorium</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T13:15:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 1:15 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>The Winter&rsquo;s Tale&nbsp;looks forward and backward, continually exploring how the past both nurtures and shadows the present.&nbsp; In its famous sheep-shearing festival scene, the play confronts aesthetic, cultural, and political shadows of its own past by conjuring the specter of Queen Elizabeth&rsquo;s pastoral entertainments.&nbsp; In its festival act,&nbsp;The Winter&rsquo;s Tale&nbsp;invokes the dead Queen in order to both celebrate the enduring symbolic identity created by the Elizabethan entertainments, and lament the loss of her physical presence, and with it a unique means of dramatic creation.</p><p>Claire Falck is an Assistant Professor of English at Rowan University.&nbsp; She has published articles in&nbsp;Studies in English Literature&nbsp;and&nbsp;The John Donne Journal, and her current work focuses on the intersection of&nbsp;visual culture, religious practice, and generic experimentation in early modern English literature.</p></div> </div> Bond Basics (Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)) http://www.nypl.org/node/253516 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T13:15:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 1:15 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Introduction to Bonds and to the best of SIBL&rsquo;s print and electronic resources for researching bonds and bond mutual funds.&nbsp; Other public web sites are introduced.</p> <p class="MsoNormal"><o p="">&nbsp;</o>Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.</p> <p class="MsoNormal"><o p=""></o></p> </div> </div> Art for Lifetime 2014 (Baychester Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/253695 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Baychester Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T13:30:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 1:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary">Over the next six months, Our library will be offering free&nbsp;art&nbsp;courses for those age 55 and over. Each course includes a minimum of eight 2-hour class sessions so all participants will achieve a level of mastery over the topic. Below is the title for the Baychester Library: Bronx Senior Theatrical Project, with teaching&nbsp;artist&nbsp;Leona Heyward Hull. Mondays,&nbsp;1-3 p.m., beginning&nbsp;February 24, 2014&nbsp; &nbsp; </div> </div> open computer time (Morningside Heights) http://www.nypl.org/node/254464 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Morningside Heights, Computer Classroom</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T13:30:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 1:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>The Training lab is open to the public for free computer use</p> </div> </div> Google Series: Google Drive/Docs (Washington Heights Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/248034 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Washington Heights Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T14:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Aprenda a crear, editar y compartir documentos en línea utilizando siempre en evolución de procesamiento de Google de palabras, hoja de cálculo, presentación y programas de calendario.</p></div> </div> Connecting to the Cloud (West Farms Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/251577 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">West Farms Library, Story Hour Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T14:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Learn all about the Cloud, what it is and how you use it.</p> </div> </div> Open Lab: Free Computer Help (58th Street Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/252552 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">58th Street Library, Computer Classroom</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T14:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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!</p> </div> </div> Italian Gaming (Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center) http://www.nypl.org/node/251952 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T14:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Italian card games for adults and seniors.</p> </div> </div> Stay Well Exercise (Kips Bay Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/253676 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Kips Bay Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T14:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>The Ne w York Public Library and the Department for the Aging are jointly sponsoring weekly Stay Well Exercise for older adults, please join us</p> </div> </div> Docent Led Tour of ABC of It Exhibition (Stephen A. Schwarzman Building) http://www.nypl.org/node/246551 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition Hall</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T14:30:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 2:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Join a 45 minute docent led tour of the ABC of It exhibition. &nbsp;Please meet at the exhibition entrance. &nbsp;There is no charge.</p></div> </div> Open Lab (Mid-Manhattan Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/251717 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mid-Manhattan Library, Internet and Computer Services</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T14:30:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 2:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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!</p> <p>This lab takes place on the 4th floor.</p> </div> </div> Open Lab (Tremont Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/250539 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Tremont Library, Computer Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T15:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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!</p></div> </div> Windows 8 Basics (Parkchester Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/252211 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Parkchester Library, Computer Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T15:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Learn the basics of navigating a PC with Windows 8</p> </div> </div> 1 on 1 Computer Help (Port Richmond Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/253003 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Port Richmond Library, Main Floor</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T15:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Do have tech questions? Do you need help setting up your new computer? Do you need to brush up your skills? Come to the Port Richmond branch where we provide 1 on 1 computer help specially catered to your needs. We offer slots on a weekly basis with a librarian by your side to answer all your questions. Simply walk in or call us to reserve a slot today! (*By reservation ONLY)&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> Knitting and Crochet Circle (Kingsbridge Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/250910 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Kingsbridge Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T15:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"> <p>Gather with other knitters and crocheters&nbsp;and perhaps pick-up a few tips and tricks as you work on your own creations!</p> </div> </div> Senior Sessions (Hamilton Grange Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/248496 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Hamilton Grange Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T15:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Represent Seniors</p> <p>Make New Friends</p> <p>Play Board &amp; Card Games</p> <p>Discuss Current Events</p> <p>Read, Relax, and Enjoy.&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> Open Lab: Free One on One Computer Help (Countee Cullen Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/254165 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Countee Cullen Library, Computer Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T15:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>&nbsp;Are you having trouble with your email? Don&#39;t know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!</p> </div> </div> Online with Morningstar and Valueline (Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)) http://www.nypl.org/node/253517 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T15:15:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 3:15 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>&nbsp;We will retrieve important information on individual stocks and mutual funds, including analysts&rsquo; reports and opinions, and demonstrate the advanced search capabilities of each database. Join us to learn how to turn an investment concept into a short list of potential investments.&nbsp;Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.</p> <p class="MsoNormal"><o p=""></o></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><o p=""></o></p> </div> </div> Checkmate Chess (Soundview Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/237417 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Soundview Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T15:30:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 3:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Are you a chess champion? Show off your best moves against other chess fans! Whether you&#39;re a chess master or just starting out, come join us for some board time.</p> </div> </div> Game on @ the Library! (Francis Martin Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/237962 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Francis Martin Library, Children's Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T16:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 4:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>&nbsp;Play Wii games for fun.&nbsp;</p></div> </div> Saving and Recovering Data (Tremont Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/250540 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Tremont Library, Computer Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T16:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 4:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Learn how to save data to flash drives and other devices. As well as to recover data that might be lost.&nbsp;</p></div> </div> The Writer's Club: Invites you to Write, Perform, and Publish (Columbus Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/252015 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Columbus Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T16:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 4:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary">The Writers' Club with Rodger Taylor, LennyCollado &amp; other special guests &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Invites you to Write, perform and Publish &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Every Monday @ Columbus <p>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Fiction, Spoken Word, Hip-Hop, Poetry, Non-fiction is all good</p> </div> </div> Open Lab / Laboratorio Abierto (Washington Heights Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/248037 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Washington Heights Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T16:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 4:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Are you having trouble with your email? Don&#39;t know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!</p> <p>&iquest;Tiene problemas con su correo electrónico? No sé cómo cortar y pegar? Tengo curiosidad Twitter? Traiga sus preguntas de la tecnología y obtener la asistencia de uno-a-uno!</p> </div> </div> Book Discussion in Spanish: Las mujeres del Tío Sam (New Dorp Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/247015 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">New Dorp Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T16:30:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 4:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Venga y participe en nuestro grupo de lectura donde discutiremos &quot;Las mujeres del Tío Sam : una novela&quot; de Pilar Triviño Argüello.</p><p>Pase un rato agradable conviviendo con sus vecinos. Puede obtener una copia del libro viniendo a la biblioteca o puede ordenar el libro por medio de nuestro catalogo. Necesita leer el libro previo a la reunión.</p></div> </div> MS Excel 2010 for Beginners (58th Street Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/251748 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">58th Street Library, Computer Classroom</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T16:30:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 4:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting and print previewing worksheets.</p> </div> </div> Open Lab - One on One Computer Help (Seward Park Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/250253 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Seward Park Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T16:30:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 4:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>&nbsp;Are you having trouble with your email? Don&#39;t know how to cut and paste? Want to start an online job search? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Hands on help using the computers in the CRW lab.</p> <p>Computers are provided but if you have your own laptop, tablet or smartphone, you are welcome and encouraged to bring that too.</p> </div> </div> open computer time (Morningside Heights) http://www.nypl.org/node/254464 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Morningside Heights, Computer Classroom</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T16:45:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 4:45 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>The Training lab is open to the public for free computer use</p> </div> </div> Supervise Open Lab (Parkchester Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/252197 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Parkchester Library, Computer Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T17:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 5:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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!</p> </div> </div> Spuyten Duyvil Creative Writers Workshop. (Spuyten Duyvil Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/242952 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Spuyten Duyvil Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T17:30:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 5:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Under the guidance of Vanessa F. Hartman ten sessions for both professional and non- professional writers.&nbsp; Writings of fiction and non-fiction covered.&nbsp; Registration required.</p></div> </div> Anytime Fitness Class (Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center) http://www.nypl.org/node/251669 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T17:30:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 5:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Come enjoy a medium/low based aerobics class that works for your cardiovascular system. &nbsp;We combine pumping music and a multitude of exercises to achieve results. &nbsp;No equipment, no props, just you and your body weight for a great workout!</p> <p>Please wear comfortable clothes, shoes, bring a towel and your water bottles!</p> </div> </div> Open Lab - One on One Computer Help (Seward Park Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/250253 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Seward Park Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T17:30:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 5:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>&nbsp;Are you having trouble with your email? Don&#39;t know how to cut and paste? Want to start an online job search? Bring technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Hands on help using the computers in the CRW lab.</p> <p>Computers are provided but if you have your own laptop, tablet or smartphone, you are welcome and encouraged to bring that too.</p> </div> </div> Harlem Oral History Project - A People's History of Harlem (115th Street Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/254263 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">115th Street Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T17:30:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 5:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"> <p>Do you want to share your stories of living, working or playing in Harlem?&nbsp;</p> <p>GREAT NEWS! Ourproject has been extended through September! &nbsp; We stil need interviewers, and most of all, people who want to share their stories and memories of living or working in Harlem. &nbsp; We&#39;ll be making new friends, learning about each other, and, I hope, helping to keep Harlem culture rich and strong and alive. &nbsp;We can&#39;t wait to hear from you!&nbsp;</p> </div> </div> Sex, Singing, and Screwballs: Spring Films at Jefferson Market (Jefferson Market Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/244492 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Jefferson Market Library, First Floor</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T18:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 6:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Films are shown in the first floor auditorium, Mondays at 6:00pm.</p> <p>March 3: <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0066195/?ref_=nv_sr_1">The Owl and the Pussycat</a>&nbsp; (1970; 95 mins.) Dir: Herbert Ross. Can a bickering odd couple in Manhattan become friends and maybe more? Starring Barbra Streisand and George Segal.</p> <p>March 10: <a href="http://nypl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/17504669052907_whats_up,_doc">What's Up, Doc?</a>&nbsp; (1972; 94 mins.) Dir: Peter Bogdanovich. The accidental mix up of four identical plaid overnight bags leads to a series of increasingly wild and wacky situations. Starring Barbra Streisand and Ryan O'Neal.</p> <p>March 17: <a href="http://nypl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/17480327052907_the_awful_truth">The Awful Truth</a>&nbsp; (1937; 91 mins.) Dir: Leo McCarey. Unfounded suspicions lead a married couple to begin divorce proceedings, whereupon they start undermining each other's attempts to find new romance. Starring Irene Dunn and Cary Grant.</p> <p>March 24: <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0024166/?ref_=nv_sr_1">I'm No Angel </a>&nbsp;(1933; 87 mins.) Dir: Wesley Ruggles. Tira shimmies and sings in the sideshow of Big Bill Barton's Wonder Show, while her current boyfriend, pickpocket "Slick", relieves her distracted audience of their valuables. Starring Mae West and Cary Grant.</p> <p>March 31: <a href="http://nypl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/17708788052907_witness_for_the_prosecution">Witness for the Prosecution</a>&nbsp; (1957; 116 mins.) Dir: Billy Wilder. Agatha Christie tale of a man on trial for murder: a trial featuring surprise after surprise. Starring Marlene Dietrich and Tyrone Power.</p> <p>April 7: <a href="http://nypl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/17169714052907_the_clock">The Clock</a>&nbsp; (1945; 90 mins.) Dir: Vincente Minnelli. A soldier on a two-day pass meets an office worker who agrees to show him New York City. They spend the day together and find themselves falling in love. Starring Judy Garland and Robert Walker.</p> <p>April 14: <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0037769/?ref_=fn_al_tt_3">Her Highness and the Bellboy</a>&nbsp; (1945; 112 mins.) Dir: Richard Thorpe. After checking into the elegant Eaton Hotel,&nbsp;a princess&nbsp;is mistaken for a new maid by bellboy Jimmy Dobson who offers to accompany her on an afternoon stroll through Central Park. Starring Hedy Lamarr and Robert Wlaker.</p> <p>Apri1 21: <a href="http://nypl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/17277103052907_irving_berlins_easter_parade">Easter Parade&nbsp;</a>&nbsp;(1948; 107 mins.)&nbsp; Dir: Charles Walters. A nightclub performer hires a naive chorus girl to become his new dance partner to make his former partner jealous, and to prove he can make any partner a star. Starring Judy Garland and Fred Astaire.</p> <p>April 28: <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0047472/?ref_=nv_sr_1">Seven Brides for Seven Brothers </a>&nbsp;(1954; 102 mins.)&nbsp; Dir: Stanley Donen. In 1850 Oregon, when a backwoodsman brings a wife home to his farm, his six brothers decide that they want to get married too. Starring Jane Powell and Howard Keel.</p> <p>May 5: <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0182295/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1">Love's Labours Lost</a>&nbsp; (2000; 93 mins.) Dir: Kenneth Branagh. An update of the classic Shakespeare story, shot like a classic 1930s musical! Starring Alicia Silverstone.</p> </div> </div> Meditation at the Library (Kingsbridge Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/250913 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Kingsbridge Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T18:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 6:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Feel the energy within. &nbsp;Sahaja Meditation is a simple, time-honored technique. &nbsp;It helps reduce stress and increase wellness.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>If you&rsquo;re having trouble juggling the challenges in your life, Sahaja Meditation can help you manage stress, master your emotions and find solutions to your problems. &nbsp;You&rsquo;ll enjoy better health, better focus, and a deeper understanding of the universe and your place in it.</p> </div> </div> MS PowerPoint 2010 for Beginners (Mid-Manhattan Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/252510 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mid-Manhattan Library, Internet and Computer Services</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T18:30:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 6:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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.</p> <p>This class takes place on the 4th floor.</p> </div> </div> The American Health Care Paradox: Why Spending More is Getting Us Less, with Elizabeth Bradley, professor of public health at Yale University and Lauren Taylor, a Presidential Scholar at Harvard Divinity School. (Mid-Manhattan Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/238265 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mid-Manhattan Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T18:30:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 6:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>&nbsp;This illustrated lecture&nbsp;questions why it is that, compared to all other industrialized countries, Americans spend more and receive less from our healthcare system.&nbsp; The authors argue that the reason is that we spend a significant amount less on social services like food, housing, and education, which have a large impact on health.&nbsp; When spending on social services and health is taken together, they say,&nbsp;the U.S. does not outspend other countries.</p> <p style="margin-top: 1em;">Find out what else is occuring at Mid-Manhattan here :&nbsp;</p> <p style="margin-top: 1em;"><a href="http://cdn-prod.www.aws.nypl.org/sites/default/files/APRIL%20EVENT%20CALENDAR%202014.pdf" style="color: rgb(180, 174, 169); outline: 0px;">http://cdn-prod.www.aws.nypl.org/sites/default/files/APRIL%20EVENT%20CALENDAR%202014.pdf</a></p> </div> </div> Story Time for Grown-Ups PM - Stories about Libraries and Librarians (Mid-Manhattan Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/246144 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mid-Manhattan Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2014-04-21T19:00:00-04:00">Monday, April 21 - 7:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p><o p=""></o>Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two!</p> April 2014 — Stories about Libraries and Librarians&nbsp; <p>Wednesday, April 16, 1:00 pm&nbsp;and Monday, April 21, 7:00 pm&nbsp; &nbsp;</p> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; color: rgb(54, 50, 45); font-family: Lato, 'Lucida Grande', 'Lucida Sans Unicode', Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 14.399999618530273px;">QL 696.C9&nbsp;by Anthony Boucher</p> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; color: rgb(54, 50, 45); font-family: Lato, 'Lucida Grande', 'Lucida Sans Unicode', Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 14.399999618530273px;">Detective MacDonald knows that Miss Benson, the librarian, was murdered by one of the four people who were in the library at the time, but which one? And why did Miss Benson have the F.B.I. phone number on her desk? The only clue is what she was typing when she was killed— a list of books to be replaced. &nbsp;</p> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; color: rgb(54, 50, 45); font-family: Lato, 'Lucida Grande', 'Lucida Sans Unicode', Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 14.399999618530273px;">Other April Story Time Dates -&nbsp;Wednesday, April 2, 1:00 pm and&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Monday, April 7, 7:00 pm</p> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; color: rgb(54, 50, 45); font-family: Lato, 'Lucida Grande', 'Lucida Sans Unicode', Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 14.399999618530273px;">Ed Gets His Mind Improved&nbsp;by Walter R. Brooks</p> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; color: rgb(54, 50, 45); font-family: Lato, 'Lucida Grande', 'Lucida Sans Unicode', Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 14.399999618530273px;">It was bad enough when Wilbur Pope’s horse Ed started talking, but then he learned to read. Imagine what happens when Ed decides to visit the library and meets the librarian, Miss Sigsbee.&nbsp;</p> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; color: rgb(54, 50, 45); font-family: Lato, 'Lucida Grande', 'Lucida Sans Unicode', Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 14.399999618530273px;">Exchange&nbsp;by Ray Bradbury</p> <p style="margin: 0px 0px 1em; color: rgb(54, 50, 45); font-family: Lato, 'Lucida Grande', 'Lucida Sans Unicode', Helvetica, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 14.399999618530273px;">Miss Adams had already closed the library, but the young man in uniform pleaded to get in. He was on his way to LA, soon to be shipped overseas. He stopped by his hometown because he might never get another chance to see familiar faces and places.</p> <p>Check the <a href="https://www.nypl.org/sites/default/files/FLYER%20-%20Storytime%20April%202014.pdf">April schedule</a> for Story Time for Grown-Ups.&nbsp;</p> All programs are FREE and subject to last minute change or cancellation. &nbsp; Friend the Mid-Manhattan Library on <a href="http://www.facebook.com/midmanhattanlibrary">Facebook</a>. <p>Follow the Mid-Manhattan Library on <a href="http://twitter.com/midmanhattanlib">Twitter</a>. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> </div> </div>