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Today
@ 1:15 p.m.
eBook Central
eBook Help Hour: Get Started with eBooks
Need help getting started with e-books? Bring your laptop, e-reader, tablet or smart phone to Mid-Manhattan's eBook Help Hour. Please come to eBook 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 personal…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Today
@ 2:30 p.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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Today
@ 6:30 p.m.
Compassion, Generosity and Grace: Stories from 9/11, with Regina Ress, an award winning storyteller, actor, writer and educator.
Storyteller Regina Ress shares stories of the best human impulses in response to the attack on September 11, 2001. 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
Today
@ 6:30 p.m.
Basic Chinese Conversation — Level I
Learn Mandarin with an experienced instructor using the Mango Languages database Walk-in class | No registration required | No placement test Fall 2016 10 Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 7:30pm September 6 October 4 November 1 September 13 October 18 November 8 September 20 October 25 November 15 September 27…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Immigrants,
NYPL Supporters,
Adults
Today
@ 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 Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wed, September 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, September 28
@ 2:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS Publisher 2010
Learn desktop publishing basics using Microsoft Publisher 2010. Topics include creating flyers, brochures, business cards, and more.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Wed, September 28
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
Architecture's Odd Couple: Frank Lloyd Wright and Philip Johnson, with Hugh Howard, historian, writer, and lecturer.
This illustrated lecture traces the historical threads connecting the two men and offers the audience a distinct perspective on the era they so enlivened with their designs. 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
Wed, September 28
@ 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. Class is conducted on Mac computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thu, September 29
@ 10:30 a.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
Thu, September 29
@ 1:15 p.m.
Supervised Lab
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
Thu, September 29
@ 2 p.m.
All About Computers
iMovie Effects: Green Screening and More
Learn how to set up a green screen video shoot and create composite scenes with iMovie. This class is taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thu, September 29
@ 2:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Protecting Your Privacy & Security
Need a security check-up? This class covers the best practices of keeping your information safe online and your computer virus free.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Thu, September 29
@ 5:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Creative Open Lab: Photoshop, iMovie, and GarageBand
Have you completed any of our Photoshop, iMovie, GarageBand classes? Do you have additional questions, a desire to learn more advanced techniques, or just want to practice what you learned in class? This Creative Open Lab time is available for you to practice what you’ve learned, ask the instructor about things you are unsure of, work on your own projects and explore new skills. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thu, September 29
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
Connecting with Coincidence: The New Science for Using Synchronicity and Serendipity in Your Life, with Dr. Bernard Beitman, a Visiting Professor at the University of Virginia, and Jason Flom, American music industry executive.
This discussion shares key personality characteristics and situational factors that contribute to the occurrence of meaningful coincidences in our lives 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, September 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. Open to adult Intermediate & Advanced English speakers only. No registration required. Just come and talk! The…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Thu, September 29
@ 6:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Creative Open Lab: Photoshop, iMovie, and GarageBand
Have you completed any of our Photoshop, iMovie, GarageBand classes? Do you have additional questions, a desire to learn more advanced techniques, or just want to practice what you learned in class? This Creative Open Lab time is available for you to practice what you’ve learned, ask the instructor about things you are unsure of, work on your own projects and explore new skills. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thu, September 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. Open to adult Intermediate & Advanced English speakers only. No registration required. Just come and talk! The…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Thu, September 29
@ 8:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer in this hands-on class. Topics include: using the dock, searching files, Mac-only applications, and much more. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Sat, October 1
@ 10:30 a.m.
Library Resources
Featured Database: Ancestry Library Edition
Featured Database: Ancestry Library Edition Mid-Manhattan Library Saturday, October 1, 2016 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM 4th Floor (PC Lab) In this hands-on demonstration, learn how to trace your family history using census records, vital records, military records, city directories and much more! Access billions of names inside the more than 7,000 available databases of Ancestry® Library Edition, including Census and Vital Records, birth, marriage and death notices, the Social Security Dea…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults,
Book Lovers
Sat, October 1
@ 10:30 a.m.
Library Resources
Ancestry Library Edition
Learn Access billions of names in thousands of genealogical databases including Census and Vital Records, birth, marriage and death notices.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Sat, October 1
@ 2 p.m.
SATURDAY MOVIES: Carrie
Carrie DVD | Color | 1976 | 97 min | MGM | Rated R October 1, 2 PM, Sixth Floor In this chilling adaptation of Stephen King's horror novel, withdrawn and sensitive teen Carrie White faces taunting from classmates at school and abuse from her fanatically pious mother at home. When strange occurrences start happening around Carrie, she begins to suspect that she has supernatural powers. Invited to the prom by the empathetic Tommy Ross, Carrie tries to let her guard down, but things eventua…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sat, October 1
@ 2:30 p.m.
Art & Architecture Talks
Dear Data | Giorgia Lupi and Debbie Millman | Design and Style Series Event
FREE — The Corner Room doors open at 2PM. Giorgia Lupi gives a visual presentation on a yearlong collaborative exchange with Stefanie Posavec, that is featured in the new book Dear Data. Following the presentation, Giorgia is joined by the legendary designer and educator Debbie Millman for a discussion delving further into the project and its impact on Giorgia's and Stefanie’s personal and professional lives. Providing insight into the project and their approach to data visualization, Dear Dat…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students
Sat, October 1
@ 2:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
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
Sat, October 1
@ 3:30 p.m.
Picture Yourself Online
Need a simple headshot to use online? Don’t have a digital camera to shoot one? Do you have photos but need something more professional for a resume or LinkedIn? Come to Room 101 on the first floor where a professional photographer will take your picture in front of a backdrop. Photos will be optimized for online use and emailed to you. Dress to impress and look your best to put your best face forward! **PLEASE NOTE** By participating in this program you give NYPL permission to: take y…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sun, October 2
@ 2 p.m.
Sunday Movies: The Lady and the Mob
An eccentric dowager takes it upon herself to smash a dry-cleaning racket. Directed by Benjamin Stoloff Starring Ida Lupino, Fay Bainter, and Warren Hymer DVD | Black and White | 1939 | 65 mins | Columbia Pictures
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Mon, October 3
@ 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
Mon, October 3
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Mon, October 3
@ 6 p.m.
Biblio File
Contemporary Classics Book Discussion: Open City by Teju Cole
Mid-Manhattan Library, Room 101 (First Floor) Monday, October 3, 2016 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM All are Welcome. Looking for a little something to liven up your Monday? Join us after work for our monthly Contemporary Classics Book Discussion at the Mid-Manhattan Library! This month we feature Teju Cole’s graphic haunting novel Open City , about national identity, race, liberty, loss dislocation and surrender. Reserve your copy here. About the Book: A haunting novel about identity, dislocation, a…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryTeachers
Mon, October 3
@ 6:30 p.m.
Trivia Night
Come and test your knowledge in a challenging though entertaining 30 question trivia quiz. There are questions and categories for all comers, spanning subjects from Music and Movies to New York History, Sports, Literature and others in between. Individuals and teams welcome. Bring your friends and be prepared to have a good time! MONDAYS 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM September 12, 19, 26, and October 3, 2016 No registration required First come first served Doors open at 6:15pm About our Trivia Mast…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Mon, October 3
@ 6:30 p.m.
Library Resources
Teach Yourself Using Online Resources
Explore Library databases and free websites that will help you learn a variety of skills and subjects. Prepare for many academic, civil service and professional licensing exams using LearningExpressLibrary, available from home with your library card.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Mon, October 3
@ 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. This Class is taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Tue, October 4
@ 1:15 p.m.
eBook Central
eBook Help Hour: Get Started with eBooks
Need help getting started with e-books? Bring your laptop, e-reader, tablet or smart phone to Mid-Manhattan's eBook Help Hour. Please come to eBook 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 personal…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Tue, October 4
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Learn to Type
Learn keyboarding skills and practice typing.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Tue, October 4
@ 5:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer in this hands-on class. Topics include: using the dock, searching files, Mac-only applications, and much more. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Tue, October 4
@ 6:30 p.m.
TUESDAY EVENING MOVIES: The Nun's Story
The Nun’s Story DVD | Color | 1959| 149 minutes | Warner Bros. | NR Audrey Hepburn portrays a nun whose life journey takes her from the staff of a mental asylum to a surgical nurse in the Belgian Congo. She returns to Belgium as WWII breaks out and is torn between the needs of the Resistance and the church's neutrality. Directed by Fred Zinnemann Starring Audrey Hepburn, Peter Finch, Edith Evans, Dame Peggy Ashcroft, Dean Jagger FLYER Tuesday Evening Movies summer -fall 2016.pdf All pr…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Teachers,
Adults
Tue, October 4
@ 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 Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tue, October 4
@ 6:30 p.m.
Basic Chinese Conversation — Level I
Learn Mandarin with an experienced instructor using the Mango Languages database Walk-in class | No registration required | No placement test Fall 2016 10 Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 7:30pm September 6 October 4 November 1 September 13 October 18 November 8 September 20 October 25 November 15 September 27…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Immigrants,
NYPL Supporters,
Adults
Wed, October 5
@ 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, October 5
@ 1 p.m.
Story Time for Grown-Ups- Thrills & Chills
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 October 2016 — Thrills & Chills Male Lion ; Female [Lion] With Cubs. Wednesday, October 5, 1:00 pm Monday, October 17, 7:00 PM The Yellow Wallpaper byCharlotte Perkins Gilman How ugly must wallpaper be to drive this poor woman insane? The Veldt by Ray Bradbury A nursery with the ability to change landscapes based on the children’s im…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
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