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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 2 p.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. 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
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
Canceled
TechConnect
Saving and Recovering Data
Learn how to save data to flash drives and other devices, as well as how to recover data that might be lost.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Today
@ 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. This Class is Taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Today
@ 5:15 p.m.
E-Book 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 persona…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Today
@ 5:30 p.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
Today
@ 6:30 p.m.
"Hollywood in the White House," with Max Alvarez, an author and public speaker with over 20 years of experience in the areas of journalism, media criticism, archival research, teaching, and cultural programming.
This illustrated talk explores how U.S. presidents have been portrayed in major movies over the decades: flattering (The American President and West Wing) or not (Absolute Power and the current series House of Cards). 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.
TechConnect
Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
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
Today
@ 8 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
Today
@ 9 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
Fri, January 20
@ 1:15 p.m.
Library Resources
Featured Database: American Memory from the Library of Congress
American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American history and creativity. These materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America, serving the public as a resource for education and lif…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Fri, January 20
@ 2:30 p.m.
Library Resources
Mango Languages: Learn Languages Online
Hola! Ni Hao! Bonjour! Konnichiwa! Dobryi den'! Come try out the Mango Languages program and start learning one of more than 60 languages today. This is a conversation based language learning program with a built-in recording option. Record your voice and compare your speech to the narrator’s to hear your progress.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Fri, January 20
@ 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, January 20
@ 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, January 21
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
3D Printing Mini Workshop
This workshop will cover the basics of 3-D printing, giving you the information you need to get started in this exciting new technology—no personal printer required. We will cover information on the tools, software, and services that make up the 3-D printing ecosystem and use an easy-to-learn application to customize a 3-D printed product. 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…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Sat, January 21
@ 1:15 p.m.
TechConnect
Ipad Basics
This course will cover the basic features of the iPad. Learn the basics of navigating between apps, changing settings, how to customize your tablet, and much more.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Sat, January 21
@ 2 p.m.
Saturday Movies: The Pink Panther Strikes Again
The Pink Panther Strikes Again DVD | Color | 1976 | 103 min | MGM | Rated PG 21 January | 2 PM After driving his boss to insanity, Inspector Clouseau has to stop him from destroying the world. Directed by Blake Edwards Starring Peter Sellers, Herbert Lom, Colin Blakely, and Leonard Rossiter All programs are free and subject to last minute change or cancellation
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sat, January 21
@ 3 p.m.
Create the VISION BOARD of your dreams
MOTIVATE INSPIRE REINFORCE ACKNOWLEDGE VISION BOARD A visual representation of inspiration, hopes, intentions, and goals Visualization is a powerful mental exercise. To ring in the New Year, please join us for a vision board workshop. Learn how to create this tool to clarify, concentrate, and maintain focus on a specific life goal. Combine images, pictures, words, phrases, or quotes into a collage representing your vision for 2017. Saturday, January 21, 2017 3 – 5 PM Second Floor…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Sat, January 21
@ 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. This Class is Taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Sun, January 22
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
iMovie for Beginners
Learn the basics of using Apple's entry-level video editing program iMovie by working through a simple project. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Sun, January 22
@ 1:30 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
Sun, January 22
@ 2 p.m.
Sunday Movies: The Americanization of Emily
A British war widow falls for an opportunistic American sailor during World War II. Directed by Arthur Hiller Starring James Garner, Julie Andrews, and Melvyn Douglas DVD | Black and White | 1964 | 115 mins | Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sun, January 22
@ 4 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
Mon, January 23
@ 6 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
Mon, January 23
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
Dinner with Edward: A Story of an Unexpected Friendship, with Isabel Vincent, an award-winning investigative reporter for "The New York Post" and author of four books.
This illustrated lecture explores the author's memoir, a story about love, nourishment, and how dinner with a friend can, in the words of M. F. K. Fisher, “sustain us against the hungers of the world.” 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, January 23
@ 6:30 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, January 23
@ 8:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Blogging for Beginners
Learn what a blog is, see examples of blogs, learn how to blog and to create your own using Word Press. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Tue, January 24
@ 10:30 a.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
Tue, January 24
@ 1:15 p.m.
E-Book 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 persona…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Tue, January 24
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Cell Phone Buying Guide: Smartphones
Learn about the differences in smartphones to determine which phone is the best one for you.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Tue, January 24
@ 4 p.m.
Story Time for Grown-Ups - New Year, New Beginnings
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 January 2017 — New Year, New Beginnings Wednesday, January 4, 1:00 PM Tuesday, January 17, 4:00 PM Why We Make Resolutions (And Why They Fail) by Maria Konnikova An illuminating look in to the psyche of resolutions. Night by Alice Munro A semi-autobiographical narrative based on Alice Munro's existential…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Tue, January 24
@ 5:15 p.m.
Library Resources
Find Your Next Great Read!
Discover resources to help you find books you'll love, including the NoveList and Books & Authors databases and NYPL's Staff Picks browse tool and booklists!
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Tue, January 24
@ 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, January 24
@ 6:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Connecting to the Cloud
Learn all about the Cloud, including what it is and how you use it.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, January 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. 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, January 24
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
Ours To Lose: When Squatters Became Homeowners in New York City, with Amy Starecheski, co-director of the Oral History Master of Arts program at Columbia University.
This illustrated lecture tells the oral history of the squatting movement through a close look at a diverse group of Lower East Side squatters. 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, January 24
@ 6:30 p.m.
Basic Chinese Conversation - Level II
Learn Mandarin with an experienced instructor using the Mango Languages database. 10 Tuesday evenings from 6:30-7:30pm. 2017 January 10 February 7 March 7 January 17 February 14 March 14 January 24 February 21 January 31…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tue, January 24
@ 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
Wed, January 25
@ 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. Upcoming sessions: February 22nd, March 29th Questions? E-mail melissascheurer@nypl.org All Public Library Programs are free…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Persons Without Homes,
Adults
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