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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
6:30 p.m.Basic Chinese Conversation - Level I
Learn basic Mandarin Chinese! No prior experience with the Chinese language required. Learn using the Mango Languages database on the New York Public Library website. First session: Introduction and orientation to the Mango Languages program. In the following sessions the native speaking instructor reinforces and practices material covered in the Mango lessons. Accurate pronunciation is emphasized. 10 Tuesdays, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Apps on Tablets
Learn how to find apps, review apps and discover some of the most popular apps around for iOS and Android devices.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
10 a.m.Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
10:30 a.m.MS Excel 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
1:15 p.m.Featured Database: MedlinePlus
Use the MedlinePlus website, produced by the National Library of Medicine, to find reliable, up-to-date information about diseases, medical conditions and wellness issues in language a non-specialist can understand. Learn about treatments, look up information on drugs and supplements and much more.
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
2:30 p.m.PC vs. Mac
Are you a Mac, PC... or neither? Learn about the differences between Apple's Mac computers and Windows PCs by exploring the advantages and limitations of each platform.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:30 p.m.A Country of Cities: A Manifesto for an Urban America, with Vishaan Chakrabarti, Partner, SHoP Architects and Professor, Columbia University.
This illustrated lecture argues that well-designed cities are the key to solving America's great national challenges: environmental degradation, unsustainable consumption, economic stagnation, rising public health costs, and decreased social mobility. If we develop them wisely in the future, our cities can be the force leading us into a new era of progressive and prosperous stewardship of our nation. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our October Author @ the Library titles in the librar…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Facebook Basics
Learn about the online social network Facebook.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
7:30 p.m.BRAIN GAMES
Don’t just play them, learn with them. Reward and exercise your brain the fun way. Master your strategy skills with Chess or Go. Learn about finance with Monopoly and The Game of Life. With many games to choose from, it’s not all just fun and games. This program takes place in the Corner Room on the 1st floor.
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Thursday, October 30, 2014
10:30 a.m.Get Your Resumé Right
This hands-on class will guide you through formatting your resumé in Microsoft Word. Please bring a written draft of your resumé and a USB drive to save and/or print your resumé.
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.iPad Basics
This course will cover some basic features of the iPad. Learn the hardware, some settings, navigation and app basics.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 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
6:30 p.m.Advanced Email
Learn how to manage your contacts through your address book, and how to send and receive document and picture files as email attachments.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Life After Faith: The Case for Secular Humanism, with Philip Kitcher, John Dewey Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University and the author of sixteen books.
In this talk, the speaker constructs an original and persuasive secular perspective, and offers a positive alternative—how anyone might live a fulfilling life without the support of religious beliefs. He argues that secular humanism is positive, it answers human needs, recognizes the objectivity of values, and provides for the universal desire for meaningfulness. The New York Public Library does not endorse any organization, product or individual. Library sponsorship of a program does not cons…
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 adult Intermediate & Advanced English speakers only. No registration required. Just come and talk! The…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Friday, October 31, 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 p.m.Pages for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful word processor that gives you everything you need to create documents that look beautiful, read beautifully, and let you work seamlessly between Mac and iOS devices, as well as with colleagues, friends, and family who use Microsoft Word.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Saturday, November 1, 2014
10:30 a.m.Learn to Type
Learn keyboarding skills and practice typing.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2 p.m.Saturday Movie: Hannah and Her Sisters
Hannah and Her Sisters DVD | Color | 1986 | 106 min | MGM | Rated PG-13 A Woody Allen Manhattan mosaic, Hannah and Her Sisters concerns the lives, loves, and infidelities among a tightly-knit artistic clan. Hannah (Mia Farrow) regularly meets with her sisters Holly (Dianne Wiest) and Lee (Barbara Hershey) to discuss the week's events. It's what they don't always tell each other that forms the film's various subplots. Directed by Woody Allen Starring Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Dianne Wiest…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
2:30 p.m.Magazines & Newspapers 1
Using basic database search techniques, learn how to find full-text articles from thousands of magazines, newspapers, and journals that are available in the extensive digital archive known as EBSCOhost.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
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