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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Fri, June 23
@ 8 a.m.
Summer Reading
Building A Better World: Piece by Piece with Jigsaw Puzzles
Stop by Mid-Manhattan's pop up jigsaw puzzle table and lend a hand to the community puzzle. The puzzle table is open June 12 - July 12 during Mid-Manhattan Library's hours of operation or until we run out of puzzles!
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, June 23
@ 1:15 p.m.
Library Resources
Featured Database: Freegal Music
Get started with Freegal Music today with just your NYPL card! Freegal Music is a downloadable music service which provides access to millions of songs from ten thousand record labels including the labels of Sony Music Entertainment. With a valid library card, download up to three digital songs per week on a PC, MAC or Smartphone, Search for artists, song titles, albums, music genres, create playlists, get the latest releases. NOTE: This is a hands-on class, please bring your NYPL Librar…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Teachers
Fri, June 23
@ 5:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Creative and Coding Open Lab
Need to practice Photoshop, Illustrator, iMovie, or GarageBand? Working your way through a coding project or a self-paced online coding course? Get individualized help from a TechConnect instructor. This is a open lab specifically geared towards patrons who have taken our creative or coding classes and want to continue working on projects related to what they have learned. Also open for other patrons working in self-paced coding courses who need some support. No formal class instruction is…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Fri, June 23
@ 6 p.m.
Mid-Sentence: Writers in Conversation | Eugene Lim, Anelise Chen
FREE - Doors to the Corner Room open at 5:30 PM. Join us as Eugene Lim and Anelise Chen discuss their new novels. Mid-Sentence features writers in conversation on the state of literature today. All events are free and open to the public. For more upcoming events, visit http://bit.ly/midsentence ABOUT THE AUTHORS Eugene Lim is the author of the novels Fog & Car (Ellipsis Press, 2008), The Strangers (Black Square Editions, 2013) and Dear Cyborgs (FSG Originals, 2017). His writings have a…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Fri, June 23
@ 6:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Creative and Coding Open Lab
Need to practice Photoshop, Illustrator, iMovie, or GarageBand? Working your way through a coding project or a self-paced online coding course? Get individualized help from a TechConnect instructor. This is a open lab specifically geared towards patrons who have taken our creative or coding classes and want to continue working on projects related to what they have learned. Also open for other patrons working in self-paced coding courses who need some support. No formal class instruction is…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Sat, June 24
@ 10 a.m.
Summer Reading
Building A Better World: Piece by Piece with Jigsaw Puzzles
Stop by Mid-Manhattan's pop up jigsaw puzzle table and lend a hand to the community puzzle. The puzzle table is open June 12 - July 12 during Mid-Manhattan Library's hours of operation or until we run out of puzzles!
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, June 24
@ 10:30 a.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 p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; line-height: 18.0px; font: 16.0px Arial; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} Patrons will not be admitted more than 10 minutes after class starts. This Class is taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Sat, June 24
@ 2 p.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. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; line-height: 18.0px; font: 16.0px Arial; -webkit-text-stroke: #000000} span.s1 {font-kerning: none} Patrons will not be admitted more than 10 minutes after class starts. Class is taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Sat, June 24
@ 4 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Creative and Coding Open Lab
Need to practice Photoshop, Illustrator, iMovie, or GarageBand? Working your way through a coding project or a self-paced online coding course? Get individualized help from a TechConnect instructor. This is a open lab specifically geared towards patrons who have taken our creative or coding classes and want to continue working on projects related to what they have learned. Also open for other patrons working in self-paced coding courses who need some support. No formal class instruction is…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Sun, June 25
@ 10 a.m.
Summer Reading
Building A Better World: Piece by Piece with Jigsaw Puzzles
Stop by Mid-Manhattan's pop up jigsaw puzzle table and lend a hand to the community puzzle. The puzzle table is open June 12 - July 12 during Mid-Manhattan Library's hours of operation or until we run out of puzzles!
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sun, June 25
@ 2 p.m.
Movies from Taiwan: Hang in There, Kids!
Hang in There, Kids! Dir. Laha Mebow / 2016 / 90 Minutes This film is about the long journey of three kids, raised in an isolated tribe in the mountains, who decide to set out on their own to help their beloved paraplegic teacher fulfill her dream.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Mon, June 26
@ 8 a.m.
Summer Reading
Building A Better World: Piece by Piece with Jigsaw Puzzles
Stop by Mid-Manhattan's pop up jigsaw puzzle table and lend a hand to the community puzzle. The puzzle table is open June 12 - July 12 during Mid-Manhattan Library's hours of operation or until we run out of puzzles!
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, June 26
@ 1:15 p.m.
Library Resources
Featured Database: Lynda.com
Access over 3,000 courses in web design, web development, IT, education/instruction, media production, and business for free. Track your course progress, create playlists of potential coursework, and keep course notes. You will need your Library card and PIN to sign into Lynda.com during class.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Mon, June 26
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Mon, June 26
@ 6:30 p.m.
Surviving Photojournalism: Becoming a Swiss Army Knife of Media with Todd Maisel
New York Press Photographers Association presents: Surviving Photojournalism: Becoming a Swiss Army Knife of Media with Todd Maisel, Senior Staff Photographer, New York Daily News Photojournalism is no longer about being just a good photographer, but entails being a “Swiss Army Knife,’ in the field. This means taking video, knowing geography, writing a good story and caption, taking notes, recording interviews and being active in social media including Twitter, Facebook and other mediums. By…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Mon, June 26
@ 6:30 p.m.
TechConnect
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
Mon, June 26
@ 8:30 p.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 introduction to Photoshop's tools, layers, and adjustments as you work through two example projects. Patrons will not be admitted more than 10 minutes after class starts. This Class is taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Tue, June 27
@ 8 a.m.
Summer Reading
Building A Better World: Piece by Piece with Jigsaw Puzzles
Stop by Mid-Manhattan's pop up jigsaw puzzle table and lend a hand to the community puzzle. The puzzle table is open June 12 - July 12 during Mid-Manhattan Library's hours of operation or until we run out of puzzles!
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, June 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
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
Tue, June 27
@ 1:15 p.m.
E-Book Central
E-Book Help Hour: Get Started with E-Books
Need help getting started with e-books? Bring your laptop, e-reader, tablet, or smart phone to Mid-Manhattan's E-Book Help Hour. Please come to E-Book Help Hour with a valid library card and PIN. You will also need to know any passwords for your device (screen lock, Apple id, Play Store, Windows Store, etc.) to successfully download and authorize the library e-book apps. Please note that with some e-readers, such as the Nook Simple Touch, you will need to download library e-books to your perso…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Tue, June 27
@ 4 p.m.
Story Time for Grown-Ups - New York, NY: It's a Mysterious Town
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! All readings will take place on the First Floor - Room 101 June 2017 Caption Wednesday, June 7, 1:00 PM Tuesday, June 13, 4:00 PM Last Stop, Ditmars by Tori Carrington The widow of Mihalos Abramopoulos, the recently deceased owner of the Acropolis Diner in Astoria, asked me, owner of the Spyros Metropolis Detective Agency, to find her husband’s…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Tue, June 27
@ 5:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Intermediate Photoshop: Green-Screening and Effects
Learn how to set up a photo shoot and green-screen, then how to manipulate your images to create exciting composite shots in Photoshop. Then, learn to change the lighting using Photoshop’s lighting effects. This Class is taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Tue, June 27
@ 6:30 p.m.
EVENING MOVIES: The Decks Ran Red
Mid-Manhattan Library, Sixth Floor Tuesday, June 27, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Elevator access after 6 PM. First come, first served. THE DECKS RAN RED DVD | B&W | 1958 | 84 minutes | Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp. | NR In this suspenseful high-seas thriller, first-mate Rumill (James Mason) finally gets to command a ship, an aging scow of a freighter, following the suspicious death of the captain. The crew members are less than pleased when Rumill arrives and considerable tension aboun…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Tue, June 27
@ 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. The group meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 – 7:30 PM in the Corner Room on the first floor.…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wed, June 28
@ 8 a.m.
Summer Reading
Building A Better World: Piece by Piece with Jigsaw Puzzles
Stop by Mid-Manhattan's pop up jigsaw puzzle table and lend a hand to the community puzzle. The puzzle table is open June 12 - July 12 during Mid-Manhattan Library's hours of operation or until we run out of puzzles!
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, June 28
@ 9 a.m.
Coffee & Connections
New York has many great resources and services for people experiencing homelessness but it can be challenging to gain access to them. Every month we host an expert who will be available to answer your questions, and provide useful tips and information. Join us for coffee and connections every last Wednesday of the month. We will meet on the First Floor in Room 101. Questions? E-mail melissascheurer@nypl.org All Public Library Programs are free of charge. This program is provided by the New…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Persons Without Homes,
Adults
Wed, June 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS Word 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basic 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
Wed, June 28
@ 1 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. We're adding a new time for English Conversation! Come practice your English at lunchtime once a week. Join us in the C…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wed, June 28
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Wed, June 28
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
Free as Gods: How the Jazz Age Reinvented Modernism, with Charles A. Riley II, curator, critic, professor of English, and author of more than twenty books on the arts.
This illustrated lecture provides a wide-ranging look at the connections inside the core group of avant-garde artists in Jazz Age Paris. It .offers a fresh examination of both canonic and overlooked writers and artists and their works, by revealing them in conversation with one another. The author's celebration of the many masterpieces shows how the creative community of postwar Paris supported astounding experiments in content and form that still resonate today. Events at The New York Public…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wed, June 28
@ 8:30 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Create a Website With HTML and CSS
Learn the basics of coding using the languages HTML and CSS to create your own basic webpage using Neocities.org.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thu, June 29
@ 8 a.m.
Summer Reading
Building A Better World: Piece by Piece with Jigsaw Puzzles
Stop by Mid-Manhattan's pop up jigsaw puzzle table and lend a hand to the community puzzle. The puzzle table is open June 12 - July 12 during Mid-Manhattan Library's hours of operation or until we run out of puzzles!
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, June 29
@ 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 introduction to Photoshop's tools, layers, and adjustments as you work through two example projects. Patrons will not be admitted more than 10 minutes after class starts. This Class is taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thu, June 29
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Facebook Basics
Learn about the online social network Facebook.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Thu, June 29
@ 2 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Create a Website With HTML and CSS
Learn the basics of coding using the languages HTML and CSS to create your own basic webpage using Neocities.org.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thu, June 29
@ 5:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Creative and Coding Open Lab
Need to practice Photoshop, Illustrator, iMovie, or GarageBand? Working your way through a coding project or a self-paced online coding course? Get individualized help from a TechConnect instructor. This is a open lab specifically geared towards patrons who have taken our creative or coding classes and want to continue working on projects related to what they have learned. Also open for other patrons working in self-paced coding courses who need some support. No formal class instruction is…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thu, June 29
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
The Making of Jane Austen, with Devoney Looser, a professor of English at Arizona State University.
This illustrated lecture tells new stories about how Jane Austen (1775-1817) was made into an international literary icon in the two centuries after her death. Events at The New York Public Library may be photographed or recorded. By attending these events, you consent to the use of your image and voice by the Library for all purposes.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Thu, June 29
@ 6:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Creative and Coding Open Lab
Need to practice Photoshop, Illustrator, iMovie, or GarageBand? Working your way through a coding project or a self-paced online coding course? Get individualized help from a TechConnect instructor. This is a open lab specifically geared towards patrons who have taken our creative or coding classes and want to continue working on projects related to what they have learned. Also open for other patrons working in self-paced coding courses who need some support. No formal class instruction is…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thu, June 29
@ 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. The group meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 – 7:30 PM in the Corner Room on the first floor.…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Fri, June 30
@ 8 a.m.
Summer Reading
Building A Better World: Piece by Piece with Jigsaw Puzzles
Stop by Mid-Manhattan's pop up jigsaw puzzle table and lend a hand to the community puzzle. The puzzle table is open June 12 - July 12 during Mid-Manhattan Library's hours of operation or until we run out of puzzles!
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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