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Thursday, November 13, 2014
5:15 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 PC LabAdults
6:30 p.m.New York Bike Style, with Sam Polcer, the communications manager for Bike New York after more than seven years as an editor for Ink, the world's largest publisher of inflight travel magazines.
This illustrated lecture celebrates photographs of riders and their bikes and features striking images portraying the ultimate style guide for anyone who pedals their way through the Big Apple.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Advanced MS PowerPoint 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. Topics include using transitions, animations, etc. Please note: Bring a flash drive with an MP3 or WMA audio file, and an MP4 or MOV video file if you wish to practice embedding media.
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 Intermediate & Advanced English speakers only. No registration required. Just come and talk! The group…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryEnglish Language Learners
Friday, November 14, 2014
10:30 a.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.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
5 p.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
Saturday, November 15, 2014
10 a.m.Young Lions Volunteer Day
Shelving, reading, and edging, oh my! Join your fellow Young Lions and help out at the Mid-Manhattan Library in Midtown. Established in 1970, the Mid-Manhattan Library is the most heavily used branch in the NYPL—more than five million users annually—and houses the largest circulating collection in the Library system. Our volunteer activity will be followed by a tour of this beloved branch and a hearty lunch, provided by Untamed Sandwiches. Saturday, November 15, 10:00 a.m. RSVP Required: you…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryNYPL Supporters
10:30 a.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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2 p.m.Saturday Movie: Grumpy Old Men
Grumpy Old Men DVD | Color | 1993 | 104 min | Warner Bros. | Rated PG-13 John and Max are elderly men living next door to each other. They have been arguing and insulting one another for over 50 years. When a new female neighbor moves in next door, both men are attracted to her, and their rivalry intensifies. Directed by Donald Petrie Starring Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Ann-Margret, Daryl Hannah, Ossie Davis, and Kevin Pollak This film will be shown on the 6th floor. Elevators access the…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sunday, November 16, 2014
2 p.m."Deception" DVD, Black and White, 112 minutes, 1946, Warner Bros, Directed by: Irving Rapper, Starring: Bette Davis, Paul Henreid, and Claude Rains
A piano teacher believes that her fiancé, a cellist, was killed on the battlefield. When he returns alive, they marry, but are menaced and threatened by a wealthy, egotistical composer she started dating on the rebound.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Monday, November 17, 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
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 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
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
5:15 p.m.Open Lab for the 50+
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 Lab50+,
Adults
6:30 p.m.Someday You Will Understand: My Father's Private World War II, with Nina Wolff Feld, an author, artist and speaker, who is a knowledgeable historian of World War II and several generations of her family.
This illustrated lecture distills the harrowing, hilarious, and inspiring details of civilian and military life on both sides of the Atlantic. Her story highlights her father’s flight from the Nazis through Europe with his family when he was fifteen, his arrival in the United States in 1941, and his sojourn as a refugee student at New York’s Dwight School before his basic training in the U.S. Army. He reversed his role as a young Jew on the run in Europe to occupy a position of authority in the…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.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
6:30 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
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
10:30 a.m.Shopping Online
Learn on to protect yourself when shopping online, as well as what services are available and how to take full advantage of them.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
10:30 a.m.Computer Buying Guide
Learn about hardware and software before buying a computer.
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.Google Series: Getting More Out of Google
Come and explore the depths of Google. Discover some of the amazing new features Google is offering.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
2:30 p.m.Education and Training Workshop
Want to Get a College Degree? Need to Sharpen Your Skill Set? Join Single Stop, Grace Institute & St. John's University for a free Education and Training Workshop to learn more about how you can earn an Associate’s Degree TUITION FREE and/or get new skills to help you land a better position! Date: Wednesday, November 18th Time: 2:30-3:30PM Location: Mid-Manhattan Library-Room 101 455 5th Avenue New York, NY 10016 November Education &am…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
2:30 p.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 will get acquainted with the features of Photoshop and learn about layers and use them to minpulate images to your desire.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac 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."A Tribute to Pete Seeger," 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 memorial lecture features Pete Seeger, one of the most potent musical activists in the 20th and 21st centuries, and details little known facts about his life.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Teach Yourself: Learn a New Language
Discover a wide selection of self-study resources to help you learn a new language or brush up on one you’ve studied before. Class covers resources available through NYPL and free websites. Please note: This class is for English speakers who want to learn another language. For English language learners we offer Teach Yourself: Learn English Online.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Wednesday, November 19, 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 on the iPad
Learn how to use Apple's popular iMovie software on iOS. Create your own masterpiece with just a couple of taps and swipes.
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 19, 1:00 pm Monday, November 24, 7:00 pm The Thanksgiving Visitor by Truman Capote Buddy doesn’t want to invite Odd Henderson, his worst enemy and the school bully, to their family Thanksgiving dinner even though his cousin and best friend Miss Sook insists it’s the right thing to do. The bully won’t really show up, will he? Other November Story Time Date…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
English Language Learners,
Adults
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.MS Excel 2011 for Mac for Beginners
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2011 for Mac. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
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
6:30 p.m."50 Shades of Noir: Is Noir the new black? What determines how dark or light a mystery is?" with moderator, Lokke Heiss, and panelists, Jillian Abbott, Larry Light, Ed Lin, and S.A. Solomon from Mystery Writers of America -- The New York Chapter.
Mysteries come in many shades—from light cozies to darker crime to the deepest Noir. Our panelists will discuss where on the spectrum they feel most comfortable writing—and how they vary the intensity to keep things interesting. Come listen as we shed light on the dark corners of mystery writing. Bring some illuminating questions of your own.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
6:30 p.m.Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
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
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, November 20, 2014
10:30 a.m.Downloading NYPL eBooks
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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
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