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Mon, December 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
Mon, December 5
@ 2:30 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, December 5
@ 3 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, December 5
@ 4:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Make It, Print It, Sell It: A 3D Printing Exhibition
The Make It, Print It, Sell It program is our 3D printing Shapeways partnership, where students learned to make 3D products and learned how to sell them online. Come see 3D printing and design demos and check out the unique items students made in the program.
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Mon, December 5
@ 6 p.m.
Biblio File
Contemporary Classics Book Discussion: Behind the Scenes at the Museum by Kate Atkinson
Mid-Manhattan Library, Room 101 (First Floor) Monday, December 5 , 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 Behind the Scenes at the Museum, Kate Atkinson's remarkable debut novel, full of wit, humor and tragedy. Reserve your copy here. About the Book: Spanning generations and both world wars, this British d…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryBook Lovers
Mon, December 5
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
The Brooklyn Experience: The Ultimate Guide to Neighborhoods & Noshes, Culture & the Cutting Edge, with Ellen Freudenheim, a freelance writer based in Brooklyn.
This illustrated lecture offers insights into one of the most creative, dynamic cities in the modern 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, December 5
@ 6:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Numbers for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful spreadsheet application that gives you everything you need to create ledgers, reports, and graphs that showcase your data. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, December 5
@ 6:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Google Series: Getting More Out of Google
Come and explore the depths of Google. Discover some of the amazing new features Google is offering.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Mon, December 5
@ 8:30 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Digital Media Basics
Learn all about downloading, streaming, and converting music, videos, images and more! This class covers various services, software, and techniques for getting the most out of your favorite media. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Tue, December 6
@ 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 personal…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Tue, December 6
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Facebook Basics
Learn about the online social network Facebook.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Tue, December 6
@ 3 p.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 This Class is taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Tue, December 6
@ 5:15 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,
50+,
Adults
Tue, December 6
@ 5:30 p.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
Tue, December 6
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
The Landmarks of New York: An Illustrated, Comprehensive Record of New York City's Historic Buildings, with Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel, chairwoman of New York State Council on the Arts and author of 23 books.
This illustrated lecture showcases New York City’s architectural history and richness, surveying a broad range of styles and building types: colonial farmhouses, Gilded Age mansions, churches, schools, libraries, museums, and the great twentieth-century skyscrapers that are recognized throughout 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
Tue, December 6
@ 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, December 6
@ 6:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Connecting to the Cloud
Learn all about the Cloud, what it is and how you use it.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Tue, December 6
@ 8 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
Tue, December 6
@ 9 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
Wed, December 7
@ 10 a.m.
All About Computers
Numbers for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful spreadsheet application that gives you everything you need to create ledgers, reports, and graphs that showcase your data. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, December 7
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Computer Buying Guide
Learn about hardware and software before buying a computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Wed, December 7
@ 1 p.m.
Story Time for Grown-Ups - Holiday Cheer
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 December 2016 — Holiday Cheer Wednesday, December 7, 1:00 PM Monday, December 19, 7:00 PM The Night Before Christmas by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow This poem is largely responsible for the popular concept of today’s Santa Claus in America and around the world. Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus by Frank Ch…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wed, December 7
@ 1:15 p.m.
Library Resources
Featured Database: Flipster
Access over 100 popular magazines, including Bon Appetit, Sports Illustrated, Time, and People, through this digital platform.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Wed, December 7
@ 2 p.m.
All About Computers
Keynote for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful presentation software that gives you everything you need to create slideshows and videos that captivate your audience. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, December 7
@ 6 p.m.
TechConnect
Beginner Word for Macs
Learn the basics features of Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include entering and editing text, saving files, and formatting. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Wed, December 7
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
Words on the Move: Why English Won't - and Can't - Sit Still (Like, Literally), with John H. McWhorter, Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University.
This illustrated lectures takes the audience on a lively tour of how the English language is evolving before our eyes -- and argues why we should embrace this transformation, not fight it. 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, December 7
@ 6:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Google Series: Gmail
Learn how Gmail works, sign up for free email account, learn about sending, replying to, and fowarding messages and attachements.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, December 7
@ 8:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Pages for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful word processor that gives you everything you need to create documents that look sharp and read beautifully.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thu, December 8
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
Intermediate Photoshop: Brushes and Digital Painting
Learn to use Photoshop’s powerful brush tools to create painting effects and digital art that range from the subtle to the chaotic. Class is Taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thu, December 8
@ 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, December 8
@ 2 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
Thu, December 8
@ 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
Thu, December 8
@ 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
Thu, December 8
@ 6:30 p.m.
Words and Music of Stephen Sondheim, with Mel Haber, a devoted music lover, primarily of popular music and opera.
This illustrated lecture features videos of Stephen Sondheim and traces his career starting from the early days when he wrote the lyrics for "West Side Story" and "Gypsy" to his work as the writer of both words and music for such shows as "Company," "Sunday in the Park with George," and "Sweeney Todd." Among the many memorable songs highlighted are "Send in the Clowns," "Not While I'm Around," "Not a Day Goes By," and "Being Alive;" Artists spotlighted singing his songs include Bernadette Peters…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Thu, December 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. 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, December 8
@ 6:30 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 70 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
Thu, December 8
@ 8 p.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 Class is Taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Fri, December 9
@ 10:30 a.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
Fri, December 9
@ 1:15 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,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Fri, December 9
@ 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
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