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 iPad Basics for the 50+ (Spuyten Duyvil Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/312326 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Spuyten Duyvil Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T09:30:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 9:30 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>This course will cover some basic features of the iPad. Learn the hardware, some settings, navigation and app basics.</p> </div> </div> Email for Beginners (Riverside Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/305649 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Riverside Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T10:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary">Learn how email works. Sign up for a free email account. Learn how to send, reply and forward messages. Prerequisite: Basic computer, mouse and keyboarding skills. </div> </div> Open Lab - Computer Basics (Tompkins Square Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311532 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Tompkins Square Library, First Floor</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T10:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Need basic computer skills?  Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Facebook? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!</p> </div> </div> Google Series: Google Drive (Morningside Heights) http://www.nypl.org/node/311987 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Morningside Heights, Computer Classroom</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T10:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 10:00 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.</p> </div> </div> Clases de computacion privadas / Free private computer classes (Hunts Point Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/312191 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Hunts Point Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T10:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Si desea aprender a navegar el internet obtener un correo electrónico con Yahoo, Hotmail, Gmail. O desea ayuda con  tu Facebook, Skype,  Oovoo, Tableta personal, Laptop, Nook.Puede llamar a la biblioteca de Hunt’s Point Library  y preguntar por Caroline, para las clase privada tiene que llamar y hacer una cita. Las clases son por una hora solamente Tenemos clases privada en la mañana t en la tarde.</p> <p> </p> <p>Do you need help with the internet or your need an email account with yahoo, hotmail, gmail or some help with facebook, skype, oovoo or your personal tablet, laptop, nook. You can call the Hunt's Point Library and ask for Caroline. classes are for one hour only.</p> <p>classes are also available in english.  </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> </div> </div> Mac Computers for Beginners (Mid-Manhattan Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/314311 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T10:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.</p> </div> </div> Open Lab (West Farms Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/313039 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">West Farms Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T10:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Need an extra computer appointment? Then come down to West Farms Library!</p> </div> </div> Connecting to the Cloud (Chatham Square Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/315167 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Chatham Square Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T10:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 10:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Learn all about the Cloud, what it is and how you use it.</p> </div> </div> Open Lab (Eastchester Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/312190 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Eastchester Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T10:15:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 10:15 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/310203 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC Lab<br/> Educational Alliance </span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T10:30:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 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.</p> </div> </div> Open Lab (Throg's Neck Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311015 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Throg's Neck Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T10:30:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 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> Knitting and Crochet. (Spuyten Duyvil Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/306384 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Spuyten Duyvil Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T11:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"></div> </div> Movie Matinee (Hamilton Fish Park Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311141 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Hamilton Fish Park Library, Auditorium</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T11:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>You don'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. Our upcoming films are:</p> <p>Aug. 3: <a href="https://nypl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/20647884052907_maggie" rel="nofollow">Maggie</a></p> <p>Aug. 10: <a href="https://nypl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/20647882052907_the_last_knights#bib_info" rel="nofollow">Last Knights</a></p> <p>Aug. 17: <a href="https://nypl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/20647879052907_the_forger" rel="nofollow">The Forger</a></p> <p>Aug. 24: <a href="https://nypl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/20610218052907_chappie" rel="nofollow">Chappie</a></p> <p>Aug 31: <a href="https://nypl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/20618171052907_run_all_night" rel="nofollow">Run All Night</a></p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> </div> </div> Origami Workshop (Todt Hill-Westerleigh Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/314253 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Todt Hill-Westerleigh Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T11:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Come join us on mondays for the art of japanese paper folding commonly known as Origami.</p> </div> </div> NYPL Tech Connect: Learn to Type and Use a Mouse (Castle Hill Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/310633 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Castle Hill Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T11:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"> <tbody><tr><td> <p>Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.<!--?xml:namespace prefix = o /--> </p><p> </p> </td> </tr></tbody> </div> </div> English for Speakers of Other Languages - Level I (Hamilton Grange Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/310990 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Hamilton Grange Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T11:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>English for Speakers of Other Languages</p> </div> </div> English for Speakers of Other Languages - Level II (Hamilton Grange Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/310981 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Hamilton Grange Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T11:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>English for Speakers of Other Languages</p> </div> </div> Learn a Language with Mango (Tremont Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/315326 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Tremont Library, Computer Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T11:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><tbody><tr><td class="formula-bar-separator" style="width:2px"> | </td> <td id="t-formula-bar-input-container"> Learn any language using NYPL's resource Mango Languages. In this class you will be able to learn vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and culture of the langauge of your choice using fun and interactive strategies. Library card, pin number and headphones needed for this class. </td> </tr></tbody></div> </div> One on One Resume workshop (Port Richmond Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311170 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Port Richmond Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T11:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 11:00 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>This hands-on class will guide you through formatting your resume in Microsoft Word. Please bring a written draft of your resume and a USB drive to save and/or print your resume.</p> <p>Appointments must be made in advance either in person or by phone</p> </div> </div> Knit-and-Crochet Along (West New Brighton Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/302372 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">West New Brighton Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T11:15:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 11:15 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Are you interested in knitting or crochet and hoping to find a fun group to knit or crochet with on a regular basis? We have the group for you! Our Knit and Crochet Along group will be testing different patterns and attempting various techniques. </p> <p>Join us as we test and explore these new patterns!  </p> <p>Please bring any knitting and crochet supplies, including hooks and yarn.</p></div> </div> Fitness Class for Seniors (Morningside Heights) http://www.nypl.org/node/314779 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Morningside Heights, Community Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T11:30:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 11:30 am</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Are you ready to create a healthy lifestyle? Come join us ! </p> </div> </div> Quiet Study Room (Mondays) (67th Street Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/309411 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">67th Street Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T12:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 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> </p> <p>Quiet Study Hours: Mondays 12-5, Tuesdays 1-5, Wednesdays 1-5, Thursdays 12-5, Fridays 10=4, Saturdays 10-3. Subject to cancellation / change of hours without prior notice due to availability of monitors. </p> </div> </div> Gmail (Wakefield Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/312174 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Wakefield Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T12:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 12:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Learn how to set up an Gmail account and get tips on how to utilize your email and the benefit it has.</p> </div> </div> Quiet Study Room (Mondays) (67th Street Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311770 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">67th Street Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T12:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 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> </p> <p>Quiet Study Hours: Mondays 12-5, Tuesdays 1-5, Wednesdays 1-5, Thursdays 12-5, Fridays 10=4, Saturdays 10-3. Subject to cancellation / change of hours without prior notice due to availability of monitors. </p> </div> </div> Google Series: Gmail (Wakefield Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311871 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Wakefield Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T12:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 12:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Learn how Gmail works, sign up for a free email account, and learn about sending, replying to forwarding messages and attachments. </p> </div> </div> Adult Tech Time Lab (Macomb's Bridge Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/310622 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Macomb's Bridge Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T12:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 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't seem to finish in time? Come in and we will assist.</p> </div> </div> One on One Computer Help (Port Richmond Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/305690 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Port Richmond Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T12:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 12:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>1 on 1 Computer Help.</p> </div> </div> Advanced Email (Dongan Hills Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/309150 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Dongan Hills Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T12:15:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 12:15 pm</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> <p> </p> </div> </div> Docent Led Tour of Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography (Stephen A. Schwarzman Building) http://www.nypl.org/node/294262 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition Hall</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T12:30:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 12:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Join a 45-minute docent-led tour of the Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography exhibition. <a href="http://www.nypl.org/events/exhibitions/public-eye">Public Eye</a>, the first-ever retrospective survey of photography organized by NYPL, reframes the way we look at photographs from the past by exploring the way in which photography is social.</p> <p>Meet at Gottesman Exhibition Hall entrance. The tour is free of charge.</p> </div> </div> Open Lab (Muhlenberg Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311232 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Muhlenberg Library, Conference Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T12:30:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 12:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary">   No laptops or computers available at the moment? Want to practice your newly acquired computer skills? Need help mastering your electronic devices? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! <p> </p> </div> </div> One on One Computer Help (Hamilton Grange Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/310984 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Hamilton Grange Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T14:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>This class is right for you if you need help in: </p> <p> Basic Mouse &amp; Keyboard </p> <p> Microsoft Word </p> <p> Email</p> <p> Other Basic Needs</p> <p>*Registration is required in Person or by Phone.*</p> </div> </div> Italian Gaming (Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center) http://www.nypl.org/node/311799 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural Center</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T14:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Italian card games for adults and seniors.</p> </div> </div> Open Lab: Free Computer Help (58th Street Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/312658 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">58th Street Library, Computer Classroom</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T14:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 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> NYPL Catalgue (West Farms Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/313078 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">West Farms Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T14:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"></div> </div> Words With Friends: Scrabble at Riverdale (Riverdale Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/314673 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Riverdale Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T14:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>If words work you up and crossword puzzles keep you going, come to Riverdale and share your passion with you friends every Tuesday afternoon for a lively game of Scrabble.</p> </div> </div> Advanced MS Excel 2010: The If Statement & Complex Formulas Review Lab (Tremont Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/315343 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Tremont Library, Computer Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T14:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 2:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p> Learn the basics of working with formulas using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, editing formulas, selecting the correct formula.</p> </div> </div> PC vs. Mac (Mid-Manhattan Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311089 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T15:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>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.</p> </div> </div> MS Access 2010 (Columbus Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311998 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Columbus Library, Computer Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T15:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Learn how to create a database from scratch using Microsoft Access 2010. Topics include tables, queries, forms, and reports.</p> </div> </div> One on One Computer Help (Port Richmond Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/305690 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Port Richmond Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T15:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>1 on 1 Computer Help.</p> </div> </div> Knitting and Crochet Circle (Kingsbridge Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/309420 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Kingsbridge Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T15:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"> <p>Gather with other knitters and crocheters 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/310988 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Hamilton Grange Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T15:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 3:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Social group for seniors.</p> </div> </div> Researching the 5 Ps of Your Marketing Plan: Product, People, Price Plan, Promotion (Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)) http://www.nypl.org/node/313355 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T15:15:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 3:15 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>How to research the 5 P's to help you arrive at informed marketing decisions, increasing the potential for your business to grow.</p> </div> </div> Docent-Led Tour of Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography (Stephen A. Schwarzman Building) http://www.nypl.org/node/294263 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Gottesman Exhibition Hall</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T15:30:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 3:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Join a 45-minute docent-led tour of the Public Eye, 175 Years of Sharing Photography exhibition. <a href="http://www.nypl.org/events/exhibitions/public-eye">Public Eye</a>, the first-ever retrospective survey of photography organized by NYPL, reframes the way we look at photographs from the past by exploring the way in which photography is social.</p> <p>Meet at Gottesman Exhibition Hall entrance. The tour is free of charge.</p> </div> </div> Grand Concourse Library Presenta: Noche de Pelicula (Grand Concourse Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/307993 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Grand Concourse Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T16:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 4:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Unase a nosotros para disfrutar de peliculas totalmente en Español</p> </div> </div> Learn to Type and Use a Mouse (Tremont Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/315333 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Tremont Library, Computer Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T16:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 4:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.</p> </div> </div> Quilting with a Purpose (Morningside Heights) http://www.nypl.org/node/310969 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Morningside Heights, Story Hour Room</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T16:30:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 4:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Join us to meet our goal of making  10  quilts and change a child's life.</p> <p> </p> <p>Learn the basics of Quilting while making a difference!  Sew We CARE is an organization of caring and creative people who want to contributer their gifts by making quilts for babies and children at risk.  All quilts will be donated to a local New York hospital via ABC Quilts/American Moms, Inc chapter </p> <p>No experience required.... just an open heart</p> <p>ALL TOOLS WILL BE SUPPLIED</p> <p>RSVP or Queries:</p> <p><a href="mailto:SewWeCareNY@gmail.com" rel="nofollow">SewWeCareNY@gmail.com</a></p> </div> </div> Advanced MS PowerPoint 2010 (58th Street Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/312369 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">58th Street Library, Computer Classroom</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T16:30:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 4:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Explore more advanced features of Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Topics include using transitions and animations. </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> </div> </div> Open Lab - Individualized Help with Technology (Seward Park Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/309815 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Seward Park Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T16:30:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 4:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p> Are you having trouble with your email? Don'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> <p> </p> <p> </p> </div> </div> Scrabble Enthusiasts Club with Ellen (Morris Park Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/312152 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Morris Park Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T17:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 5:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p align="center">Welcome to all levels and new players.</p> <p align="center">Instruction available.</p> <p align="center">Practice from 4:15- 5pm</p> <p align="center">2 Types of Scrabble:</p> <p align="center">Cooperative: (Friendly, help each other)</p> <p align="center">Competitive: (Out to Win)</p> <p align="center">Prizes for Winners!!</p> </div> </div> Open Lab - Individualized Help with Technology (Seward Park Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/309815 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Seward Park Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T17:30:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 5:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p> Are you having trouble with your email? Don'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> <p> </p> <p> </p> </div> </div> Peter, Pacino, and Pods: Summertime Films at Jefferson Market! (Jefferson Market Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/301034 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Jefferson Market Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T18:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 6:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary">Films are shown Mondays at 6:00 pm in the first floor Willa Cather community room. <p>June 1: <a href="https://nypl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/18753713052907_earthquake" rel="nofollow">Earthquake</a> (1974; 123 mins.) Dir: Mark Robson. When the most catastrophic earthquake of all time rips through Southern California, it levels Los Angeles and sends shock waves through the lives of all who live there. Starring Ava Gardner, Charlton Heston. </p> <p>June 8: <a href="https://nypl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/18710080052907_invasion_of_the_body_snatchers" rel="nofollow">Invasion of the Body Snatchers</a> (1978; 115 mins.) Dir: Philip Kaufman. In San Francisco, a group of people discover the human race is being replaced one by one, with clones devoid of emotion. Starring Donald Sutherland, Brooke Adams.  </p> <p>June 15: <a href="https://nypl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/17330417052907_stage_door" rel="nofollow">Stage Door</a> (1937; 92 mins.) Dir: Gregory LaCave. A boardinghouse full of aspiring actresses and their ambitions, dreams and disappointments. Starring Katherine Hepburn, Ginger Rogers. </p> <p>June 22: <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0024353/?ref_=fn_al_tt_3" rel="nofollow">Morning Glory</a> (1933; 74 mins.) Dir: Lowell Sherman. When a naively innocent, aspiring actress arrives on the Broadway scene, she is taken under the wing of several theater veterans. Starring Katherine Hepburn, Douglas Fairbanks Jr. </p> <p>June 29 and July 6: A special two night screening of <a href="https://nypl.bibliocommons.com/search?utf8=%E2%9C%93&amp;t=smart&amp;search_category=keyword&amp;q=lawrence%20of%20arabia&amp;searchOpt=catalogue&amp;formats=DVD|BLURAY" rel="nofollow">Lawrence of Arabia</a> (1962; 216 mins.) Dir: David Lean. A flamboyant and controversial British military figure and his conflicted loyalties during his World War I service in the Middle East. Starring Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn. </p> <p>July 13: <a href="https://nypl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/20202791052907_cruising" rel="nofollow">Cruising </a>(1980; 102 mins.) Dir: William Friedkin.  A police detective goes undercover in the underground S&amp;M gay subculture of New York City to catch a serial killer who is preying on gay men. Starring al Pacino, Paul Sorvino. </p> <p>July 20: <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0101912/?ref_=nv_sr_1" rel="nofollow">Frankie and Johnny</a> (1991; 118 mins.) Dir: Garry Marshall. Johnny has just been released from prison, and gets a job in a café with waitress Frankie. Frankie is a bit of a loner, but Johnny is determined their romance will blossom. Starring Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer. </p> <p>July 27: <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0066730/?ref_=nv_sr_1" rel="nofollow">10 Rillington Place</a> (1971; 111 mins.) Dir: Richard Fleischer. Based on the real-life case of the British serial killer John Christie, and what happened to his neighbours Tim and Beryl Evans. </p> <p>August 3: <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0078238/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1" rel="nofollow">Sextette</a> (1978; 91 mins.) Dir: Ken Hughes.  Marlo Manners is enjoying her honeymoon with Sir Michael Barrington, husband number 6. Cue the wild and hilarious action! Starring Mae West, Tony Curtis, Dom DeLuise, Ringo Starr, and many more! </p> <p>August 10: <a href="https://nypl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/17506203052907_mae_west" rel="nofollow">Go West, Young Man</a> (1936; 82 mins) Dir: Henry Hathaway. A movie star, stranded in the country, trifles with a young man's affections. Starring Mae West. </p> <p>August 17: A <a href="http://www.nypl.org/events/programs/2015/08/17/onstage-outlaws-mae-west-and-texas-guinan-during-lawless-prohibition-era">special celebration</a> of Mae West's birthday! </p> <p>August 24: <a href="https://nypl.bibliocommons.com/item/show/20229020052907_airport_terminal_pack" rel="nofollow">Airport 1975</a> (1974; 107 mins.) Dir: Jack Smight. A 747 in flight collides with a small plane, and is rendered pilotless. Somehow the control tower must get a pilot aboard so the jet can land. Starring Charlton Heston, Karen Black. </p> <p>August 31: <a href="https://nypl.bibliocommons.com/search?utf8=%E2%9C%93&amp;t=smart&amp;search_category=keyword&amp;q=five%20easy%20pieces&amp;searchOpt=catalogue&amp;formats=DVD" rel="nofollow">Five Easy Pieces</a> (1970; 98 mins.) Dir: Bob Rafelson.  Character study of a talented pianist who has given up a promising career and now works on oil rigs. After 20 years he returns home to his father's deathbed, perhaps to reconcile himself with his fear of failure and desire for greatness. </p> <p> </p> </div> </div> Spanish Book Discussion: La breve y maravillosa vida de Óscar Wao por Junot Díaz (Bronx Library Center) http://www.nypl.org/node/311300 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Bronx Library Center</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T18:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 6:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p align="center">Tertulia Literaria</p> <p align="center">Book Discussion in Spanish</p> <p>                                                                                                                    Lunes/Monday</p> <p align="center">el 31 de Agosto 2015</p> <p align="center">6:00 pm-7:00 pm</p> <p align="center">por Junot Díaz</p> <p align="center">Para reservar este libro, consulte en el centro de información en el 4o piso.</p> <p>Una crónica familiar que abarca tres generaciones y dos países, La breve y maravillosa vida de Oscar Wao cuenta la historia del gordiflón y solitario Oscar de León en su intento de convertirse en el J.R.R. Tolkien Dominicano y su desafortunada búsqueda del amor. Pero Oscar sólo es la última víctima del fukú--una maldición que durante generaciones ha perseguido a su familia, condenándoles a vidas de tortura, sufrimiento y amor desdichado. Con unos personajes inolvidables y una prosa vibrante e hipnótica, esta novela confirma a Junot Díaz como una de las mejores y más deslumbrantes voces de nuestra época, y nos ofrece una sobrecogedora visión de la inagotable capacidad humana para perseverar y arriesgarlo todo por amor.</p> <p align="center"> </p> <p> </p> </div> </div> Meditation at the Library (Kingsbridge Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/309421 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Kingsbridge Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T18:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 6:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Feel the energy within.  Sahaja Meditation is a simple, time-honored technique.  It helps reduce stress and increase wellness.  If you’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.  You’ll enjoy better health, better focus, and a deeper understanding of the universe and your place in it.  </p> <p> </p> </div> </div> Mac Computers for Beginners (Mid-Manhattan Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/310917 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T18:15:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 6:15 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.</p> </div> </div> Book of the Month Club: The Alchemist (Mariners Harbor Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/306453 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mariners Harbor Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T18:30:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 6:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Join us as we discuss Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist. *Copies available while supplies last.</p> </div> </div> MS Excel 2010 for Beginners (Mid-Manhattan Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/310195 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC Lab</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T18:30:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 6:30 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 &amp; print previewing worksheets.</p> </div> </div> The Indestructible Houseplant: 200 Beautiful, Easy-Care Plants that Everyone Can Grow, with Tovah Martin, horticulturalist, author, freelance writer, photo stylist and lecturer. (Mid-Manhattan Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/301951 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mid-Manhattan Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T18:30:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 6:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>This illustrated lecture highlights indoor plants that are tough, beautiful, reliable, and readily available. It includes tips on care, maintenance, ideas for combining houseplants in eye-catching indoor displays, and offers inspiration for incorporating houseplants into a variety of décors.</p> <p>Use this <a href="https://nypl.bibliocommons.com/list/share/87524369_nypl_mid_manhattan/474874887_author_the_library,_august_2015" rel="nofollow">quick list </a>to reserve copies of our August 2015 Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog. </p> <p>Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here:<a href="http://cdn-prod.www.aws.nypl.org/sites/default/files/August%20Events%20Calendar%202015_0.pdf">August Events Calendar 2015.pdf</a></p> </div> </div> Warm Your Heart Project: Knitting and Crochet Meet Up (Mariners Harbor Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/306433 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mariners Harbor Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T18:30:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 6:30 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Get involved with the Warm Your Heart Project, which creates scarves for the homeless and underserved of New York City.  The goal is to have 500 scarves to distribute to the needy by October 2015.  Help us reach this goal!  Not a knitter or crocheter?  No problem!  It’s easy to pick up, and there are other knitters and crocheters willing to instruct you at the meet-up.  Materials will be available to work with,  but if you have some needles and yarn of your own, please feel free to bring some along!</p> <p> </p> </div> </div> Mosholu Book Discussion Group (Mosholu Library) http://www.nypl.org/node/311280 <div class="vevent"> <p><span class="location">Mosholu Library</span> <br /><abbr class="dtstart" title="2015-08-31T19:00:00-04:00">Monday, August 31 - 7:00 pm</abbr></p><div class="summary"><p>Join us on the last Monday of every month in the lower Level to discuss our latest read. You can place holds on all titles for the book discussion group @ <a href="http://www.nypl.org">www.nypl.org</a> or pick up a copy at the Mosholu Library.</p> <p>Admission is FREE</p> <p>August's Title is: Madame Bovary: by Flaubert Gustave</p> </div> </div>