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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
Sunday, November 2, 2014
2 p.m."Watch on the Rhine" DVD, Black and White, 114 minutes, 1943, Warner Bros, Directed by: Herman Shumlin Starring: Bette Davis, Paul Lukas, and Geraldine Fitzgerald
Sara and Kurt Muller and their three children are returning to her mother's home in Washington DC after 18 years in Europe.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Monday, November 3, 2014
10:30 a.m.Photoshop CS6 for Beginners
Learn how to enhance photos using the # 1 photo editing software in the world; Adobe Photoshop. In this class you the features of Photoshop and learn about layers and use them to minpulate images to your desire.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Saving and Recovering Data
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 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.Connecting to the Cloud
Learn all about the Cloud, what it is and how you use it.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:30 p.m. "Catskill Resorts: Lost Architecture of Paradise," with Ross Padluck, an architect based in Manhattan and a photographer, whose interests include old buildings and mid-century design.
This illustrated lecture takes a step back in time to revisit the architectural legacy of what was once most famed resort destination in the world, the Catskills. New York's bygone Borscht Belt district helped shape American culture and history. This presentation relives the stories behind the the majestic mountain houses of the nineteenth century and the glamorous mid-century hotels of the Borscht Belt: Grossinger’s, the Concord, and the Nevele, the theaters and nightclubs, the lavish lobbies…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
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
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
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.Facebook Basics
Learn about the online social network Facebook.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
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.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
6:30 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.The Book of Eggs: A Life-Size Guide to the Eggs of Six Hundred of the World’s Bird Species, with Mark E. Hauber, professor in the Animal Behavior and Conservation Program at Hunter College, City University of New York.
This illustrated lecture introduces the audience to eggs from many species—some endangered or extinct—from around the world. Most are housed at Chicago’s Field Museum of Natural History. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our November Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
10:30 a.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
10:30 a.m.What's Coming with iOS 8
Come learn about what's new with iOS 8. Including key features and changes to the world's most popular operating system for the iPhone and iPad.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
1 p.m.Story Time for Grown-Ups - American Classics
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! November 2014 — American Classics Wednesday, November 5, 1:00 pm Monday, November 10, 7:00 pm When the Frost is on the Punkin by James Whitcomb Riley Indiana poet James Whitcomb Riley’s ode to autumn celebrates the joys of fall in the country using Hoosier dialect. Paul Revere’s Ride by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow The poem commemorates the actions of American patriot Paul Revere, who warned the citizens be…
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, PIN, and any necessary access passwords for your devices so we can help you as quickly as possible. Printable November/December 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
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
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 p.m.Estate and Gift Planning Seminar
Are you working on your estate plans or need to update them? How can you best provide for family and loved ones while also supporting your favorite charities? Do you understand the probate process or want to avoid it? Are you confused by the continued estate tax changes? Most importantly, what will be your legacy? We are pleased to present an educational seminar for Library patrons and supporters. John Bacon, Director of Planned Giving, will present estate planning concepts in easy-to-und…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
50+,
NYPL Supporters,
Parents/Caregivers,
Adults
6:30 p.m.PC vs. Mac
Are you a Mac, PC... or neither? Learn about the differences between Apple's Mac computers and Windows PCs by exploring the advantages and limitations of each platform.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m."Jim Henson: The Biography," with Brian Jay Jones, award-winning writer and biographer and president of Biographers International Organization
This illustrated lecture features one of the twentieth century’s most innovative creative artists: the incomparable, irreplaceable Jim Henson. It is an up-close look at the charmed life of the legend, a man whose joyful genius transcended age, language, geography, and culture—and continues to beguile audiences worldwide. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our November Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Thursday, November 6, 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
1:15 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.Job Training Info Session
Looking to Advance Your Career? Need New Skills to Compete in the Job Market? Please join Single Stop, First Step & St. Nicks Alliance for a free Job Training Info Session: Date: Thursday, November 6th Time: 2:30pm-3:30pm Location: Mid-Manhattan Library- Room 101 455 5th Avenue New York, NY 10016 November Education & Training Workshop Flyer.pdf Space is Limited! Please call or e-mail to register: 212-576-0024 or 212-340-08…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
2:30 p.m.iMovie for Beginners
Learn how to use Apple's popular iMovie software. Create your own short movie clip by editing different clips from videos and add a sound track to fit your movies feel.
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.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
6:30 p.m.Project Code Fall 2014
Project_<code> coding class.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
6:30 p.m.Brunch: A History, with Farha Ternikar, an associate professor of Sociology at Le Moyne College where she teaches Food and Culture, Gender and Society and the Sociology of Food.
This illustrated lecture provides a global and social history of the meal including brunch in the United States, Western Europe, South Asia and the Middle-East and takes us on a tour of a modern meal around the world. Use this quick list to reserve copies of our November Author @ the Library titles in the library catalog.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Friday, November 7, 2014
10 a.m.Project Code Fall 2014
Project_<code> coding class.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
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