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Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
Immigrant Heritage Week
Tinta, Papel, y...Café 2018 (in Spanish)
¿Te Gusta Escribir? Si deseas explorar el modo con el que las mujeres nos enfrentamos a la creación literaria y su difusión en español - Si escribes, tienes un libro publicado, o sueñas con hacerlo en breve - Si estás buscando... Un espacio para compartir las dificultades de mercado de la mujer que escribe en español Una plataforma desde la que expresarte y mostrar tu obra Entonces, Tinta, Papel, y...Café es para tí Inscríbete en línea a la siguiente dirección: bit.ly/tinta-…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd StreetAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teachers
Mon, April 23
@ 5 p.m.
E-Book Central
E-Book Help Hour
Need help getting started with e-books? Curious about digital magazines, music, and video available through the Library? Bring your laptop, e-reader, tablet, or smart phone to E-Book Help Hour at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street! 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 wit…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd StreetAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Tue, April 24
@ 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. Join us at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street .…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Program RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tue, April 24
@ 4 p.m.
Adulting 101
Join us in the Teen Zone (Room 67C) for our Adulting 101 series of workshops. Where you can learn the things you need to "adult" more effectively. Apirl 3 - Gift w/o Going Broke April 10 - Treat Yourself (Healthly) April 17 - Shopping April 24 - Life Skill: Write a Check All programs are subject to change or cancellations. Reservations are not required for thie event. Flyer: adulting_101.pdf Please call us at (212) 340-0925 or email mmlteens@nypl.org for addtional informatio…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd StreetTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, April 24
@ 6 p.m.
Free-Writing Happy Hour: Reading Poetry to Inspire Your Writing
Come join us for an evening of free-form creative writing! No formal writing experience is required, just enthusiasm for writing and an open mind to see where writing takes you. Participants can choose the form(s) in which they wish to write based on open-ended prompts. This is a great forum to experiment with and strengthen your writing. We offer the option, but not the requirement, to share your work in each session. Each month's Free-Writing Happy Hour will feature a theme. In our April se…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 67AAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Tue, April 24
@ 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. Join us at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street .…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Program RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wed, April 25
@ 10:30 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Resume Open Lab
This lab time is dedicated to job seekers who need one-on-one help creating a resume. Assistance with document formatting and proofreading will be available. Please bring a written draft of your resume and a USB drive to save and/or print your resume.
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, South Court Classroom AAdults
Wed, April 25
@ 2 p.m.
The 1960s
Wednesday Matinee: Lenny
Lenny (1974) Runtime: 111 mins Director: Bob Fosse Rating: R Biography of controversial and legendary stand-up comedian Lenny Bruce: His beginnings in the Catskills, his legal battles from challenging obscenity laws with his act and his ultimate self-destruction. Starring Dustin Hoffman.
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Program RoomAdults
Wed, April 25
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online.
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, South Court Classroom AAdults
Wed, April 25
@ 4:30 p.m.
Wired Wednesdays
Ever wanted to learn how to... ...Photoshop octopus arms on a dog for fun? ...Design your own buttons? ...Mess with circuitry on MakeyMakey kits? ...Record that song you've been writing? Swing by the Teen Zone every Wednesday for creative, hands-on tech programs. We'll be tinkering with cameras, lighting, mics, and some basic digital media production freeware.~
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 67CTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, April 25
@ 5 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
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 at 42nd Street, South Court Classroom AAdults
Wed, April 25
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author Talks
Bunny Mellon: Meryl Gordon with Walter Shapiro
A new book pulls back the curtain on the life of a style icon. Bunny Mellon, the American aristocrat who designed the White House Rose Garden for her friend JFK, served as a living witness to 20th Century American history, operating in the high-level arenas of politics, diplomacy, art and fashion. Mellon, who died in 2014 at age 103, was famously press-shy during her lifetime. With the cooperation of Bunny Mellon's family, author Meryl Gordon accessed thousands of pages of Mellon's personal a…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Program RoomAdults
Thu, April 26
@ 4:30 p.m.
Arts and Crafts for Teens
Come join us for creative crafting as we create fantastic art Every Thursday from 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM in the Teen Zone - Room 67C April 05 April 12 April 19 April 26
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 67CTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, April 26
@ 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. Join us at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street .…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Program RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Thu, April 26
@ 6:30 p.m.
Basic Chinese Conversation Level III
Learn Mandarin with an experienced instructor using the Mango Languages database.
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 67AAdults
Fri, April 27
@ 1 p.m.
E-Book Central
E-Book Help Hour
Need help getting started with e-books? Curious about digital magazines, music, and video available through the Library? Bring your laptop, e-reader, tablet, or smart phone to E-Book Help Hour at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street! 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 wit…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd StreetAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Fri, April 27
@ 2 p.m.
One Book, One New York Book Battle
Librarians battle it out to pick the best One Book title! Five books, five book talks. Who will win? For the second year, New Yorkers across the city are coming together to read one book together. Our librarians are celebrating the five nominees with a book battle. Come listen to a three minute book talk on each title, then vote for the book you want to read most! The One Book, One New York nominees: Imbolo Mbue, Behold the Dreamers: The unforgettable story of a young Cameroonian couple ma…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 67AAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Sat, April 28
@ 2 p.m.
REEL TO READ Film Screening |Set Fire to the Stars (2015)
Saturdays from 2-4 PM The page meets the screen at REEL TO READ, a curated series of independent and classic cinema. These free screenings, hand-picked by librarians, local authors, and film experts, include a Recommended Reads list based on the movie. Set Fire To The Stars (2015) Runtime: 98 mins Director: Andy Goddard Language: English Rating: NR Based on true events, Elijah Wood stars as John Malcolm Brinnin, the New York academic who brought Dylan Thomas to America. Actor/co-writer Ce…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Program RoomAdults
Mon, April 30
@ 10:30 a.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
LinkedIn for Job Seekers
Learn strategies and tips on how to utilize your LinkedIn account in your job search, including customizing your LinkedIn profile, strategies for determining LinkedIn groups to join, performing basic and advanced job search using LinkedIn, and more.
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, South Court Classroom AAdults
Mon, April 30
@ 2:30 p.m.
Library Resources
Teach Yourself: Computer Self-Study
Discover free computer tutorials on the web. Search NYPL’s Catalog for books, DVDs and eBooks to help you learn computer programs and concepts on your own. Find resources on Word, Excel, Office 2010 and 2013, the Internet, typing and other topics.
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, South Court Classroom AAdults
Mon, April 30
@ 5 p.m.
E-Book Central
E-Book Help Hour
Need help getting started with e-books? Curious about digital magazines, music, and video available through the Library? Bring your laptop, e-reader, tablet, or smart phone to E-Book Help Hour at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street! 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 wit…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd StreetAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Mon, April 30
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author Talks
The Bridge: Peter J. Tomasi with Laura McKinley
An award-winning comics writer shares the story behind one of New York's architectural marvels. More than 130 years after its completion, the Brooklyn Bridge remains one of the most extraordinary landmarks of Brooklyn and New York City. In his new graphic novel, author Peter J. Tomasi and illustrator Sara Duvall show the building of the Brooklyn Bridge as it has never been seen before. The Brooklyn Bridge was originally designed by John Augustus Roebling, but it was his son, Washington, wh…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Program RoomAdults
Tue, May 1
@ 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. Join us at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street .…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Program RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tue, May 1
@ 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. Join us at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street .…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Program RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wed, May 2
@ 2 p.m.
The 1960s
Wednesday Matinee: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967) Runtime: 108 mins Director: Stanley Kramer Rating: Not Rated An aging couple's liberal principles are tested when their daughter announces her engagement to a black doctor. Starring Katharine Hepburn, Spencer Tracy, and Sidney Poitier.
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Program RoomAdults
Wed, May 2
@ 4:30 p.m.
Wired Wednesdays
Ever wanted to learn how to... ...Photoshop octopus arms on a dog for fun? ...Design your own buttons? ...Mess with circuitry on MakeyMakey kits? ...Record that song you've been writing? Swing by the Teen Zone every Wednesday for creative, hands-on tech programs. We'll be tinkering with cameras, lighting, mics, and some basic digital media production freeware.~
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 67CTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, May 2
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author Talks
The Stowaway: Laurie Gwen Shapiro with Adam Langer
The true story of a teen from the Lower East Side who hitched a ride to Antarctica. In 1928 Antarctica was still largely uncharted territory. No one knew what lay within its frozen depths. Americans were enthralled by Commander Richard Byrd’s planned expedition, with many young men longing to join the adventure. Only Billy Gawronski, New York City high schooler and the son of immigrants, jumped into the Hudson River and climbed aboard. Documentary filmmaker and journalist Laurie Gwen Shapiro w…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Program RoomAdults
Thu, May 3
@ 4:30 p.m.
Arts and Crafts for Teens
Come join us for creative crafting as we create fantastic art Every Thursday from 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM in the Teen Zone - Room 67C May 03 May 10 May 17 May 24 May 31
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 67CTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, May 3
@ 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. Join us at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street .…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Program RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Thu, May 3
@ 6:30 p.m.
Basic Chinese Conversation Level III
Learn Mandarin with an experienced instructor using the Mango Languages database.
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 67AAdults
Fri, May 4
@ 1 p.m.
E-Book Central
E-Book Help Hour
Need help getting started with e-books? Curious about digital magazines, music, and video available through the Library? Bring your laptop, e-reader, tablet, or smart phone to E-Book Help Hour at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street! 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 wit…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd StreetAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Fri, May 4
@ 3 p.m.
Walking Tours
Walk with a Librarian: Mid Manhattan @ 42nd St
Who has a masterful understanding of Mid Manhattan community’s past and present history? A neighborhood librarian of course! Learn from these amazing experts who live and breathe community as they take you for a walk beyond their local library walls. The New York Public Library staff will lead you on an exploration of Mid Manhattan's rich and changing history. We’ll begin at the Mid Manhattan Library (on 42nd Street) and then we’ll walk the blocks around the Library building. You’ll be surpri…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd StreetAdults
Sat, May 5
@ 11 a.m.
Walking Tours
Walk with a Librarian: Mid Manhattan & Bryant Park
"Scavenger Hunt at York Public Library and Bryant Park ." Who has a masterful understanding of Mid Manhattan community’s past and present history? A neighborhood librarian of course! Learn from these amazing experts who live and breathe community as they take you for a walk beyond their local library walls. The New York Public Library staff will lead you on an exploration of Mid Manhattan's rich and changing history. We’ll begin at the Mid Manhattan Library at the Schwarzman Building and t…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd StreetAdults
Sat, May 5
@ 1 p.m.
Free Comic Book Day 2018
Join us for a celebration of all things comics! On Saturday, May 5, we're celebrating one of America's most enduring art forms: the comic book. Stop by the Librarian Is In booth to pick up free comics and find your next great read. Tell us about your favorite comic or graphic novel, and swap recommendations with librarians and experts from local comic shop Montasy Comics NYC. Find a new favorite? Stop by Open Book Hour on Friday, May 11 at 2 PM to meet other comic and graphic novel fans at o…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd StreetAdults
Sat, May 5
@ 1 p.m.
Walking Tours
Camina con la bibliotecaria: Mid Manhattan & Bryant Park (in Spanish)
"Tour en español alrededor de la Biblioteca Pública de Nueva York en Bryant Park." El personal de la Biblioteca Pública de Nueva York te llevará a una exploración de los alrededores de la biblioteca comenzando por el edificio Schwarzman, la sede de la Biblioteca Pública de Nueva York. Caminaremos las cuadras alrededor del edificio, viajaremos por Bryant Park y además te mostraremos algunas fotografías históricas del vecindario que hemos encontrado en las colecciones de la biblioteca. Y, por sup…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd StreetAdults
Sat, May 5
@ 2 p.m.
REEL TO READ Film Screening | The Battle of Algiers (1966)
Saturdays from 2-4 PM The page meets the screen at REEL TO READ, a curated series of independent and classic cinema. These free screenings, hand-picked by librarians, local authors, and film experts, include a Recommended Reads list based on the movie. The Battle of Algiers (1966) Runtime: 123 mins Director: Gillo Pontecorvo Language: Arabic, French (English subtitles) Rating: NR Gilles Pontecorvo’s pulse-pounding, fiercely uncompromising thriller portrays the street-level guerrilla d…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 76Adults
Sat, May 5
@ 2:30 p.m.
Tinta, Papel, y...Café 2018 (in Spanish)
¿Te Gusta Escribir? Si deseas explorar el modo con el que las mujeres nos enfrentamos a la creación literaria y su difusión en español - Si escribes, tienes un libro publicado, o sueñas con hacerlo en breve - Si estás buscando... Un espacio para compartir las dificultades de mercado de la mujer que escribe en español Una plataforma desde la que expresarte y mostrar tu obra Entonces, Tinta, Papel, y...Café es para tí Inscríbete en línea a la siguiente dirección: bit.ly/tint…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd StreetAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teachers
Mon, May 7
@ 5 p.m.
E-Book Central
E-Book Help Hour
Need help getting started with e-books? Curious about digital magazines, music, and video available through the Library? Bring your laptop, e-reader, tablet, or smart phone to E-Book Help Hour at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street! 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 wit…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd StreetAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Tue, May 8
@ 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. Join us at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street .…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Program RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tue, May 8
@ 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. Join us at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street .…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Program RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
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