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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Tue, February 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Intermediate Illustrator: Shape and Text Design
Learn more advanced methods of modifying shapes, create new kinds of fills with Gradients, Meshes, and Patterns, and explore Illustrator's powerful text tools.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, February 28
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Lapsit
Babies and their caregivers can enjoy simple stories, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood.
Columbus LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tue, February 28
@ 2 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, March 1
@ 11:30 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, March 1
@ 2 p.m.
Library Resources
Learn a Language with Mango
Study your choice of 71 available languages using NYPL's online learning Mango Languages. Learn vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and culture of the language of your choice using fun and interactive learning tools. Library card and headphones needed for this class.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, March 2
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Photoshop for Beginners
Learn how to enhance photos using the # 1 photo editing software in the world: Adobe Photoshop. Get a basic orientation to Photoshop's tools, layers, and adjustments as you work through two example projects.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, March 2
@ 11 a.m.
Columbus Library Classic Movie
The Roaring Twenties 1939; 106 Minutes; Warner Bros,; Not Rated Starring – James Cagney, Priscilla Lane, Humphrey Bogart, Gladys George & Jeffrey Lynn Director – Raoul Walsh A World War I veteran becomes involved in bootlegging. Set in New York City during the 1920s.
Columbus LibraryAdults
Thu, March 2
@ 1:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, March 2
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Kids' Coding Club: Google CS First
Like playing computer games? Ever dream of building your own? Then, join our Google CS First Coding Club for Kids! We will use the MIT Scratch Program and Google CS First to create various projects.
Columbus Library, Computer LabChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Thu, March 2
@ 5:30 p.m.
Naturalization Civics Exam Study Group
If you are preparing to take the Civics Examination to become a naturalized citizen of the United States join us at the Columbus branch for a weekly group that provides fun ways to study for the exam! Thursday, March 2, 5:30PM: Civics Memory Game - Join us as we play "I Have Who Has" and work on learning and memorizing the answers to the Civics Exam. A great game for those just getting started or anyone who wants to practice what they have already studied. Thursday, March 9, 5:30PM: Civics Je…
Columbus LibraryAdults,
Immigrants
Fri, March 3
@ 1 p.m.
Friday Movie Matinee at Columbus
The Whole Truth 2016; 93 Minutes; Lions Gate Films, inc.; Rated R Starring – Keanu Reeves & Renee Zellweger Direcor – Courtney Hunt Defense attorney Richard Ramsay takes on a personal case when he swears to his widowed friend, Loretta Lassiter that he will keep her son Mike out of prison. Charged with murdering his father, Mike initially confesses to the crime. But as the trial proceeds, chilling evidence about the kind of man that Boone Lassiter really was comes to light. While R…
Columbus LibraryAdults
Fri, March 3
@ 3 p.m.
Crafty Afternoons: All about me
Come join us as we create a collage of decriptive words that decribes us with scrabble letters. For children ages 4 and up
Columbus LibraryChildren
Sat, March 4
@ 10 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, March 4
@ 3 p.m.
March Weekend Movies Presents: Thunder and the House of Magic
Thunder, an abandoned young cat seeking shelter from a storm, stumbles into the strangest house imaginable, owned by an old magician and inhabited by a dazzling array of automatons and gizmos. Not everyone welcomes the new addition to the troupe as Jack Rabbit and Maggie Mouse plot to evict Thunder. The situation gets worse when the magician lands in hospital and his scheming nephew sees his chance to cash in by selling the mansion. Our young hero is determined to earn his place and so he enlist…
Columbus LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, March 6
@ 10:30 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced MS Word 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Word 2010. Topics include mail merge, tables, text boxes, headers and footers, footnotes and endnotes.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, March 6
@ 2 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, March 6
@ 4 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
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.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, March 6
@ 4 p.m.
Postponed
STEM Mondays Presents :Shaving Cream Rain Clouds
Join us as we make our own rainbow dream clouds. This is a fun and exciting science experiment you do not want to miss. For children Ages 3 and up
Columbus LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, March 7
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Blogging for Beginners
Blogging is a great way to share your thoughts with the world. See examples of blogs, learn how to blog, and even create your own for free with WordPress or other popular blogging platforms.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, March 7
@ 2 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, March 8
@ 2 a.m.
All About Computers
Learn to Type and Use a Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your typing/keyboarding skills.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Wed, March 8
@ 11:30 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, March 9
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Intermediate Photoshop: Brushes and Digital Painting
Learn to use Photoshop’s powerful brush tools to create painting effects and digital art that range from the subtle to the chaotic.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, March 9
@ 11 a.m.
Columbus Library Classic Movie
Splendor in the Grass 1961; 124 Minutes; Warner Bros,; Not Rated Starring – Natalie Wood, Pat Hingle & Warren Beatty Director – Martin Ritt Deanie is a beautiful and sensitive teenager who would do whatever her mother and her 1928 Kansas hometown find proper. Her boyfriend, Bud, has intense desires for Deanie and the two are very much in love. But, sexual pressures in society creates a rift in their relationship. She restrains herself while Bud acts on them, but with a…
Columbus LibraryAdults
Thu, March 9
@ 1:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, March 9
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Kids' Coding Club: Google CS First
Like playing computer games? Ever dream of building your own? Then, join our Google CS First Coding Club for Kids! We will use the MIT Scratch Program and Google CS First to create various projects.
Columbus Library, Computer LabChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Thu, March 9
@ 5:30 p.m.
Naturalization Civics Exam Study Group
If you are preparing to take the Civics Examination to become a naturalized citizen of the United States join us at the Columbus branch for a weekly group that provides fun ways to study for the exam! Thursday, March 2, 5:30PM: Civics Memory Game - Join us as we play "I Have Who Has" and work on learning and memorizing the answers to the Civics Exam. A great game for those just getting started or anyone who wants to practice what they have already studied. Thursday, March 9, 5:30PM: Civics Je…
Columbus LibraryAdults,
Immigrants
Fri, March 10
@ 1 p.m.
Friday Movie Matinee at Columbus
Imperium 2016; 108 Minutes; Lions Gate Films, inc.; Rated R Starring – Daniel Radcliffe & Toni Collette Direcor – Daniel Ragussis Inspired by real events. When a radical white supremacy terrorist group steals toxic materials in order to build a dirty bomb, FBI Agent Nate Foster goes undercover in order to infiltrate their shadowy underworld. But can Nate find the group's leader and the bomb before his cover is blown?
Columbus LibraryAdults
Fri, March 10
@ 4 p.m.
How Does Your Garden Grow?
Make a simple tabletop greenhouse. Grow plants from seeds in the structure you created. Best for children ages 6 and older. Presented by Arch For Kids. Limit to 25 children only plus their caregivers.
Columbus LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, March 11
@ 10 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, March 11
@ 1 p.m.
Electronic Resources for Civil War Buffs and Researchers
Are you writing a book or article on the Civil War? Are you simply a Civil War buff? Then don't miss this program! This program will highlight some of NYPL's excellent electronic resources covering the Civil War, from newspapers to digital images.
Columbus LibraryAdults
Mon, March 13
@ 10:30 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Advanced MS Powerpoint 2010
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Powerpoint 2010. Topics include automating your slideshows, using transitions, adding a soundtrack, and much more.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Mon, March 13
@ 2 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, March 13
@ 4 p.m.
All About Computers
Adobe Illustrator for Beginners
Learn the basics of Adobe's vector graphic creation program and how to create exciting digital art for print, video, and web.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, March 14
@ 10:30 a.m.
Library Resources
Learn a Language with Mango
Study your choice of 71 available languages using NYPL's online learning Mango Languages. Learn vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and culture of the language of your choice using fun and interactive learning tools. Library card and headphones needed for this class.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Tue, March 14
@ 2 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, March 15
@ 11:30 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Technology Help Session
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get assistance from a TechConnect instructor.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, March 15
@ 2 p.m.
TechConnect
iPad Basics
This course will cover some basic features of the iPad. Learn the hardware, some settings, and app navigation.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, March 16
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Advanced Photoshop: Compositing Techniques
Take your Photoshop skills to the next level with Layer Styles, Layer Comps, Advanced Text Tools, and Alternate Transform modes.
Columbus Library, Computer LabAdults
Thu, March 16
@ 11 a.m.
Columbus Library Classic Movie
Edge of the City 1957; 85 Minutes; Warner Bros,; Not Rated Starring – Sidney Poitier, John Cassavetes, Jack Warden, Kathleen Maguire & Ruby Dee Director – Martin Ritt If you need a job Charlie Malik can find a spot for you in the dockside railyards. All he needs in return is that you show up on time, work hard, and kick back part of your pay. Two New York City longshoremen, Axel Nordmann, an Army deserter, and Tommy Tyler, an easy-going freight…
Columbus LibraryAdults
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