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Today
@ 2 p.m.
Sunday Movie: Young Man with a Horn
A young trumpet player is torn between an honest singer and a manipulative heiress. Directed by Michael Curtiz Starring Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall, and Doris Day DVD | Black and White | 1950 | 112 mins | Warner Bros.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Mon, July 25
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
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, July 25
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
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, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Mon, July 25
@ 5:30 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
Mon, July 25
@ 6:30 p.m.
TechConnect
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, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Mon, July 25
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
American Daredevil: The Extraordinary Life of Richard Halliburton, the World’s First Celebrity Travel Writer, with Cathryn J. Prince, author of "Death in the Baltic," " Burn the Town and Sack the Banks," and "A Professor, a President, and a Meteor."
This lecture chronicles the life of the first celebrity adventure journalist, who served as an intrepid globetrotting guide for millions of Americans in the 1920s and ’30s. 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
Mon, July 25
@ 7 p.m.
Story Time for Grown-Ups - 21st Century Stories
Love a good story? Sit back and relax as we read you a story or two! July 2016 — 21st Century Stories Wednesday, July 6 , 1:00 pm Monday, July 11, 7:00 pm The Paper Menagerie by Ken Liu When Jack was a boy, his mother used to create beautiful origami animals and bring them to life with a breath of magic. They were his best friends, until he realized he wanted to be an All-American boy and not a biracial one. Now a young man, Jack must confront his relationship with his Chinese mot…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Tue, July 26
@ 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, July 26
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
MS Access 2010
Learn how to create a database from scratch using Microsoft Access 2010. Topics include tables, queries, forms, and reports.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Tue, July 26
@ 5:15 p.m.
TechConnect
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
Tue, July 26
@ 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, July 26
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
The Marquis: Lafayette Reconsidered, with Laura Auricchio, a School Dean at The New School in New York and a specialist in eighteenth-century French history and art.
This illustrated lecture gives us a rich portrait of the man from birth to death, a man driven by dreams of glory and felled by tragic, human weaknesses. 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
Tue, July 26
@ 6:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Tue, July 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. 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, July 27
@ 2 p.m.
All About Computers
Beginner Powerpoint for Macs
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, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Wed, July 27
@ 2 p.m.
Biblio File
Gracie Book Club at the Mid-Manhattan Library
Mid-Manhattan Library, Room 101 (First Floor) Wednesday, July 27, 2016 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Programs are open to the public on a first come, first served basis Join us for an engaging discussion of The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano by Sonia Manzano at the Mid-Manhattan Library. About the Book Set in 1969, Manzano’s first novel offers a realistically mercurial protagonist struggling with her identity in Spanish Harlem. Revolution of Evelyn Serrano Fourteen-year-old Rosa María E…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Immigrants,
Teachers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Wed, July 27
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
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, July 27
@ 6 p.m.
Strategy Game Night
Exercising Your Mind with Strategy Game Night Use Your BRAIN for World Domination - Play Classic Board and Card Games, Dominoes, and more Melville and Frances Herskovits on board the R.M.S. Queen Mary. First Floor—Corner Room Wednesday evenings from 6:00 PM—8:00 PM June 29 July 13 July 27 August 10 August 24
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, July 27
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
Better Than Before: What I Learned About Making and Breaking Habits—To Sleep More, Quit Sugar, Procrastinate Less, and Generally Build A Happier Life, with Gretchen Rubin, writer on the linked subjects of habits, happiness, and human nature.
This illustrated lecture tackles the critical question: How do we change? 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, July 28
@ 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. This Class is Taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thu, July 28
@ 1:15 p.m.
TechConnect
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, July 28
@ 2 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Creative Open Lab: Photoshop, iMovie, and GarageBand
Need to practice Photoshop, iMovie, or GarageBand? Have questions from a class? Working on a photo, video, or music project? Get one on one help. This Class is Taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thu, July 28
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
How'd You Do That?... Connecting Stuff to Your Computer
Learn how to connect printers, monitors and all types of other accessories to your computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Thu, July 28
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
After Marriage Equality: The Future of LGBT Rights, with Carlos A. Ball, Distinguished Professor of Law and Judge Frederick Lacey Scholar at the Rutgers University School of Law.
This illustrated lecture explores crucial and wide-ranging social, political, and legal issues confronting the LGBT movement, including the impact of marriage equality on political activism and mobilization, antidiscrimination laws, transgender rights, LGBT elders, parenting laws and policies, religious liberty, sexual autonomy, and gender and race differences. Events at The New York Public Library may be photographed or recorded. By attending these events, you consent to the use of your image…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Thu, July 28
@ 6:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Thu, July 28
@ 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
Fri, July 29
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
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
Fri, July 29
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Learn to Use a Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse; how to scroll, how to highlight words; and practice new skills.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Sat, July 30
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Beginner Excel for Macs
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel for Mac. Topics include: entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting your spreadsheets for readability and much more. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Sat, July 30
@ 2 p.m.
SATURDAY MOVIES: O Brother, Where Art Thou?
O Brother, Where Art Thou? DVD | Color | 2000 | 106 min | Walt Disney Pictures | Rated PG-13 30 July | 2 PM A convict escapes a chain gang to stop his wife from remarrying. Directed by Joel Coen Starring George Clooney, John Turturro, Tim Blake Nelson, and John Goodman All programs are free and subject to last minute change and cancellation
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sat, July 30
@ 2:30 p.m.
Rainbow Credits | Basia Goszczynska, Raphael Montañez Ortiz | An Artist Dialogue Series Event
FREE—The Corner Room doors open at 2PM Artist Basia Goszczynska and influential artist and academic Raphael Montañez Ortiz converse about the artist's site-specific Art in the Windows exhibition Rainbow Credits, ecology, material culture and her other projects. Initiated and organized by Arezoo Moseni in 2004, Artist Dialogues Series provide an open forum for understanding and appreciation of contemporary art. Artists are paired with critics, curators, gallerists, writers or other artists t…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
College & Graduate Students
Sat, July 30
@ 4 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Creative Open Lab: Photoshop, iMovie, and GarageBand
Need to practice Photoshop, iMovie, or GarageBand? Have questions from a class? Working on a photo, video, or music project? Get one on one help. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Sun, July 31
@ 2 p.m.
Sunday Movie: Along the Great Divide
A U.S. Marshal tries to get a rustler to trial before a vengeful rancher can kill him. Directed by Raoul Walsh Starring Kirk Douglas, Walter Brennan, and Virginia Mayo DVD | Black and White | 1951 | 88 mins | Warner Bros.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Mon, August 1
@ 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
Mon, August 1
@ 6 p.m.
Contemporary Classics Book Discussion: The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler
Macon Leary is a travel writer who hates both travel and anything out of the ordinary. He is grounded by loneliness and an unwillingness to compromise his creature comforts when he meets Muriel, a deliciously peculiar dog-obedience trainer who up-ends Macon’s insular world–and thrusts him headlong into a remarkable engagement with life. This monthly discussion group is an informal opportunity to dig deep into some of the finest examples of contemporary writing--and make friends with some fello…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryBook Lovers
Mon, August 1
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
Pretentiousness: Why It Matters, with Dan Fox, a British writer, musician, editor, and filmmaker.
This illustrated lecture explores the etymology and history of pretentiousness. 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
Mon, August 1
@ 6:30 p.m.
TechConnect
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, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Mon, August 1
@ 7 p.m.
Contemporary Classics Book Discussion: The Accidental Tourist
Looking for a little something to liven up your Monday evening? Join us after work for our monthly Contemporary Classics Book Discussion at the Mid-Manhattan Library! This month we feature Ann Tyler’s bittersweet and evocative novel, The Accidental Tourist. New York Times writer, Macon Macon Leary is a travel writer who hates both travel and anything out of the ordinary. He is grounded by loneliness and an unwillingness to compromise his creature comforts when he meets Muriel, a deliciously pe…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Mon, August 1
@ 8 p.m.
TechConnect
Beginner Excel for Macs
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel for Mac. Topics include: entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting your spreadsheets for readability and much more. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Tue, August 2
@ 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
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