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Tuesday, October 21, 2014
6:30 p.m.Finding a Job Online
Learn how to use the internet to find and apply for jobs. Topics include searching for job listings, filling out online application forms, and submitting electronic resumes.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m."Fashion Illustration: Inspiration and Technique" and "Fashion Portfolio: Design & Presentation," with Anna Kiper, a New York City based fashion forecaster, designer, and fashion illustrator.
This illustrated lecture features the author's two books which explore fashion illustration, art media, fashion design history, forecasting, fashion styles, and design approaches. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here:OCTOBER EVENTS CALENDAR 2014.pdf The New York Public Library does not endorse any organization, product or individual. Library sponsorship of a program does not constitute an endorsement of the content of the program or the products/services t…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Get Photoshopped! Photo Retouching
In this class you will use the Photoshop to modify digital images. Learn how to use the clone stamp tool, duplicating backgrounds and much more.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
10 a.m.Keynote for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful presentation software that gives you everything you need to create slideshows and videos that look dazzling, bring your ideas to life, and let you work seamlessly between Mac and iOS devices, as well as with colleagues, friends, and family who use Microsoft PowerPoint.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
10:30 a.m.Teach Yourself: Computer Self-Study
Discover free computer tutorials on the web. Search NYPL’s Catalog for books, DVDs and eBooks to help you learn computer programs and concepts on your own. Find resources on Word, Excel, Office 2010 and 2013, the Internet, typing and other topics.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
1 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups - Scary Stories for Halloween
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! October 2014 — Scary Stories for Halloween Wednesday, October 22, 1:00 pm Monday, October 20, 7:00 pm Three and Three Are One by Ambrose Bierce Barr Lassiter became a soldier in the Union Army against the wishes of his family in Tennessee. When his regiment was assigned to duty near the old homestead, he paid a visit to his family, hoping for reconciliation. Lamb to the Slaughter by Roald Dahl Det. Patric…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
1:15 p.m.eBook Help Hour: Get Started with eBooks
Need help getting started with eBooks? Bring your laptop, eReader, tablet or smart phone to Mid-Manhattan's eBook Help Hour. Get assistance loading electronic library books on your Kindle, create your free Adobe ID, learn about 3M Cloud Library, and so much more. Make sure you bring your library card and any necessary access passwords for your devices so we can help you as quickly as possible. Print a pdf of the September / October eBook Help Hour schedule.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC 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.
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!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Advanced MS Excel 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m."A Tribute to the Great Louis Armstrong," with Cesare Civetta, conductor and music director of the Beethoven Festival Orchestra in New York City and the author of "The Real Toscanini: Musicians Reveal the Maestro."
This mixed media lecture on the life and music of Louis Armstrong, the father of jazz, explores his single-minded journey through a life devoted to sharing great music with millions. Little known anecdotes are shared as well as inimitable recordings and video footage from the great musician's career, including recordings of his trumpet playing and singing. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here:OCTOBER EVENTS CALENDAR 2014.pdf The New York Public Library do…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Thursday, October 23, 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.
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!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Stop Motion Animation
With digital technology, it’s faster (and cheaper) than ever to make your own animated video sequences with stop motion animation. Learn how to successfully photograph image sequences and import them into iMovie to create original animated videos.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m. "The Suppressed Memoirs of Mabel Dodge Luhan: Sex, Syphilis, and Psychoanalysis in the Making of Modern American Culture," with Lois Palken Rudnick, professor emerita of American studies at the University of Massachusetts, Boston.
Mabel Dodge Luhan (1879–1962) was a mover and shaker of the modern world, whose claims to fame began in her radical Greenwich Village salon in the 1910s and increased after she married her fourth husband, Antonio Lujan, a Taos Pueblo Indian, and began a utopian community that brought leading figures in painting, photography, music, dance and Native American rights activism to her estate in northern New Mexico (1918 - 1947). In this illustrated lecture, the well-known biographer and cultural crit…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.English Conversation Hour! For Intermediate and Advanced Speakers
Would you like to practice your English conversation skills and meet English language learners from other countries? Drop in to the Mid-Manhattan Library's ENGLISH CONVERSATION HOUR! an open conversation where English language learners and fluent English speakers can discuss life in New York, art, music, films, food, culture, current events, and other topics of interest. Open to Intermediate & Advanced English speakers only. No registration required. Just come and talk! The group…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryEnglish Language Learners
Friday, October 24, 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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
1:30 p.m.iMovie on the iPad
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 movie's feel.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Health Information
Learn to find print and non-print consumer health information, including doctors' credentials, drug side effects, conventional and alternative medical treatments of diseases, diet, nutrition, exercise and weight loss information and how to evaluate websites.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
5:15 p.m.App/Vice
Learn how to find apps, review apps and discover some of the most popular apps around for iOS and Android devices.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Saturday, October 25, 2014
10:30 a.m.Diversity Visa Program (DV-2016)
The Mid-Manhattan Library can assist people who wish to submit an online entry with a digital photograph for the U.S. Department of State Diversity Immigrant Visa Program (DV-2016). Library staff can take digital photographs of the applicants and make computers available for applicants to submit their online entries. Scanning of existing photographs is not available. This service is provided only from 10:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. in the PC Lab on the 4th floor. PRINT FLYER Information a…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryImmigrants
12 noonFESTIVAL DE LA PALABRA NEW YORK
FESTIVAL DE LA PALABRA - NEW YORK - OCTOBER 23-26, 2014 The Celebrated International Conference for Writers, Book Publishers and Reading Enthusiasts focused on Latin America, Spain, France and the U.S., will hold its 3rd Annual Edition in New York La celebrada conferencia internacional de escritores, editores de libros y estusiastas de la lectura realizará su 3ra edición anual en Nueva York, centrada en America Latina, España, Francia y los Estados Unidos . October 23rd through 26th, 2014, a…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
NYPL Supporters,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Adults,
Teachers
2 p.m.Saturday Movies: Shaun Of The Dead
Shaun Of The Dead DVD, Color, 99 minutes, 2004, Focus Features, Rated R Directed by Edgar Wright Starring Simon Pegg, Kate Ashfield, Nick Frost, Lucy Davis, Dylan Moran, and Bill Nighy When flesh eating zombies go on the hunt for a bite to eat, it is up to Shaun and his best pal to save their friends and family from becoming the next entree. Films are shown on the 6th floor. Elevators access the 6th floor at 1:30pm.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
2:30 p.m.Introduction to eBay
Learn how to buy and sell, and much more, using eBay.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Sunday, October 26, 2014
2 p.m."Now, Voyager" DVD, Black and White; 117 minutes, 1942, Warner Bros, Directed by: Irving Rapper, Starring; Bette Davis, Paul Henreid, and Claude Rains
A Boston spinster blossoms under therapy and finds impossible romance.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Monday, October 27, 2014
10:30 a.m.Numbers for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful spreadsheet application that gives you everything you need to create ledgers, reports, and graphs that help you visualize or present your data. Work seamlessly between Mac and iOS devices, as well as with colleagues, friends, and family who use Microsoft Excel.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
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
6 p.m.ÉCHOS FRANÇAIS
LEARN FRENCH THROUGH DRAMATIC TECHNIQUES Come and learn or practice French through a method that offers a wide spectrum of linguistic discoveries, interactive communication and unique personal expression. It uses literature and theater to introduce a bilingual dynamic, by immersion—one of the primary teaching and learning strategies. Method: Language learning through literature with theater as a bridge. Particular Approach: · Building from a single word linked to grammatical rules, we aim t…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
NYPL Supporters,
Teachers
6:30 p.m.MS PowerPoint 2010 for Beginners
Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.The GMO Deception: What You Need to Know about the Food, Corporations, and Government Agencies Putting Our Families and Our Environment at Risk, with Dr. Sheldon Krimsky, the Lenore Stern Professor of Humanities and Social Sciences at Tufts University.
Seventy-five percent of processed foods on supermarket shelves—from soda to soup, crackers to condiments—contain genetically engineered ingredients. This illustrated lecture explores the long-term effects of these foods on human health and ecology and the public concern that has been steadily intensifying because so many of these effects are unknown. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our October Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Advanced MS PowerPoint 2011 for Mac
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft PowerPoint 2011 for Mac. Topics include using transitions, animations, etc...
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
10:30 a.m.Connecting to the Cloud
Learn all about the Cloud, what it is and how you use it.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
10:30 a.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.
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!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Advanced MS Excel 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
5:15 p.m.eBook Help Hour: Get Started with eBooks
Need help getting started with eBooks? Bring your laptop, eReader, tablet or smart phone to Mid-Manhattan's eBook Help Hour. Get assistance loading electronic library books on your Kindle, create your free Adobe ID, learn about 3M Cloud Library, and so much more. Make sure you bring your library card and any necessary access passwords for your devices so we can help you as quickly as possible. Print a pdf of the September / October eBook Help Hour schedule.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Facebook Basics
Learn about the online social network Facebook.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Fluid New York: Cosmopolitan Urbanism and the Green Imagination, with May Joseph, Professor of Social Science at the Pratt Institute and the founder of Harmattan Theater.
This visual presentation explores the many ways that the city and its citizens have begun to incorporate the urban archipelago ecology into plans for a livable and sustainable future. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our October Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog. Find out what else is occurring at Mid-Manhattan here:OCTOBER EVENTS CALENDAR 2014.pdf The New York Public Library does not endorse any organization, product or individual. Library sponsorsh…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
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