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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 1:15 p.m.
Library Resources
Getting the Most Out of the NYPL Catalog
Tour the newly redesigned NYPL homepage. Learn how to search for items, create a login, and manage your checked out items and holds. Browse book lists and recommendations for your next read. Please bring your library card and PIN number so that you can log in to your account.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Today
@ 2 p.m.
SATURDAY MOVIES: Tremors
Tremors DVD | Color | 1990 | 96 min | Universal Pictures | Rated PG-13 29 April | 2 PM Natives of a small isolated town defend themselves against underground creatures. Directed by Ron Underwood Starring Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Finn Carter, Michael Gross, and Reba McEntire All programs are free and subject to last minute change or cancellation
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Today
@ 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
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
Art Talks
What Does Blue Sound Like? | Joseph Celli, Ellen Hackl Fagan, Hap Tivey | An Artist Dialogue Series Event
FIRST COME, FIRST SEATED Registration does not guarantee admission. For free events, we generally overbook to ensure a full house. All registered seats are released 15 minutes before start time, so we recommend that you arrive early. Joseph Celli composer, radio producer and virtuoso on double reed; and Hap Tivey artist and an early pioneer in the California Light and Space movement; join Ellen Hackl Fagan to converse about Fagan’s site-specific Art in the Windows exhibition What Does Blue S…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
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
Sun, April 30
@ 2 p.m.
Sunday Movies: Man with the Gun
When a notorious tough 'town tamer' is hired by the citizenry to rid of the gunmen driving them off their land, he finds the local saloon madam to be an old friend. Directed by Richard Wilson Starring: Robert Mitchum, Jan Sterling, and Karen Sharpe. DVD | Black and White | 1955 | 83 Mins | United Artists
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Mon, May 1
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
MS Excel 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Mon, May 1
@ 2 p.m.
Law Day
Law Day 2017: Workshop on Voting Rights
Law Day is held on May 1st every year to celebrate the rule of law and to cultivate a deeper understanding of the role that the law plays in our democracy and in our lives. Each year, organizations around the country host a variety of activities to engage communities around a legal theme. This year, The New York Public Library will host a series of conversations, activities, and workshops around the 2017 theme: The Fourteenth Amendment: Transforming American Democracy. Please join us at the…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Mon, May 1
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
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
Mon, May 1
@ 5:45 p.m.
Biblio File
Contemporary Classics Book Discussion: A Flag for Sunrise
Mid-Manhattan Library, Room 101 (First Floor) Monday, May 1, 2017 6 - 7 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. This informal group offers an opportunity to dig deeply into some of the finest examples of contemporary writing and make friends with some fellow book-lovers. This month we feature A Flag for Sunrise, an astonishing saga of politics, war, and Americans out of place, by…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Mon, May 1
@ 6 p.m.
Canceled
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
Mon, May 1
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
Confessions of a Wall Street Insider: A Cautionary Tale of Rats, Feds, and Banksters, with Michael Kimelman, an entrepreneur.
This illustrated lecture reveals the triumphs, pains, and struggles in the high-risk life of a former proprietary trader. 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, May 1
@ 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 PM May 1, 8, 15, and 22. No registration required. First come, first served. Doors open at 6:15PM. About our trivia master Chris Vaccari: A g…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Mon, May 1
@ 6:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Legal Resources
A tour of consumer related print and non-print resources, including databases and websites, to get you started when looking for a legal professional, local government and other related information.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Mon, May 1
@ 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. 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
Tue, May 2
@ 1:15 p.m.
E-Book Central
E-Book Help Hour: Get Started with E-Books
Need help getting started with e-books? Bring your laptop, e-reader, tablet, or smart phone to Mid-Manhattan's E-Book Help Hour. 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 with some e-readers, such as the Nook Simple Touch, you will need to download library e-books to your perso…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Tue, May 2
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Computer Safety & Maintenance
Learn how to protect your computer from viruses and perform regular maintenance functions to keep it running smoothly.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Tue, May 2
@ 4:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Podcasting @ NYPL
Looking for something to do after school? Have you ever wanted to learn how to create your own podcast or radio show? In each of the 4 podcasting programs, you will learn a different skill to make a fun and professional-sounding podcasting using a free tool called Audacity. Record an awesome hook, become an interviewing pro, learn high-tech editing skills, and put it all together. Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited - Call 212-340-0925 on weekdays, 2:30 - 8PM to register in advanc…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, May 2
@ 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
Tue, May 2
@ 6 p.m.
LEAD ROUNDTABLE Professional Development Program for Young Women Immigrants Information Session
LEAD Professional Development Program for Young Women Immigrants LEAD is an 8-week free professional development program for young immigrant women (ages 18-35 years old) that combines skills training, teamwork, and leadership development. Key goals are to support and prepare you better for access to college and/or for job search, entry into the workforce, and employment. Through a series of 8 interactive workshops, participants learn about: Job search process Resume writing US w…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers
Tue, May 2
@ 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. The group meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 – 7:30 PM in the Corner Room on the first floor.…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tue, May 2
@ 6:30 p.m.
TUESDAY EVENING MOVIES: The Journey (1959)
Mid-Manhattan Library, Sixth Floor Tuesday, May 2, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM In this gripping, all-star ensemble piece, sixteen Europeans are caught in the Budapest airport during the Russian invasion. They struggle to make it safely to freedom after they are trundled onto a bus and sent away to an unknown destination. The two romantic leads in this standard but well-acted political drama renew a famous pairing that began with The King and I in 1956. Deborah Kerr is Lady Diana Ashmore, caug…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tue, May 2
@ 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
Wed, May 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
Wed, May 3
@ 1 p.m.
Story Time for Grown-Ups - Diverse Stories
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 May 2017 — Diverse Stories Wednesday, May 3, 1:00 PM Tuesday, May 9, 4:00 PM Caption Quality Control by Edwidge Danticat A reporter reunites with her college roommate during a trip to cover how the president and First Lady…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Wed, May 3
@ 1:15 p.m.
TechConnect
How to Spot Fake News
Learn how to identify fake news, understand credible sources, and practice looking over sample articles to determine their validity.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, May 3
@ 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 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
Wed, May 3
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
Mary Astor's Purple Diary: The Great American Sex Scandal of 1936, with Edward Sorel, an illustrator, caricaturist, and cartoonist.
This illustrated lecture spotlights the travails of the Oscar-winning actress alongside the author's personal story of discovering an unlikely muse. 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, May 3
@ 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
Thu, May 4
@ 10:30 a.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. 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
Thu, May 4
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
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
Thu, May 4
@ 1 p.m.
Biblio File
#OneBookNY Americanah Read Aloud
Read Out Loud! Join the staff of Mid-Manhattan Library on Thursday, April 20 as we kick-off reading excerpts from Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at 1 PM on the first floor. Sign-up in person at the Library to read part of the book, or listen to others read. DATE TIME Thursday, April 20, 2017 1-2 PM Thursday, April 27, 2017 1-2 PM Thursday, May 4, 2017 1-2 PM Thursday, May 11, 2017 1-2 PM Thursday, May 18, 20…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
Immigrants
Thu, May 4
@ 2:30 p.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, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Thu, May 4
@ 4:30 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Podcasting @ NYPL
Looking for something to do after school? Have you ever wanted to learn how to create your own podcast or radio show? In each of the 4 podcasting programs, you will learn a different skill to make a fun and professional-sounding podcasting using a free tool called Audacity. Record an awesome hook, become an interviewing pro, learn high-tech editing skills, and put it all together. Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited - Call 212-340-0925 on weekdays, 2:30 - 8PM to register in advanc…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, May 4
@ 5:15 p.m.
E-Book Central
E-Book Help Hour: Get Started with E-Books
Need help getting started with e-books? Bring your laptop, e-reader, tablet, or smart phone to Mid-Manhattan's E-Book Help Hour. 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 with some e-readers, such as the Nook Simple Touch, you will need to download library e-books to your perso…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Thu, May 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
Thu, May 4
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
Black Ops Advertising: Native Ads, Content Marketing and the Covert World of the Digital Sell, with Mara Einstein, a professor of media studies at Queens College, City University of New York, and an independent marketing consultant.
This illustrated lecture dissects this rapid rise of “sponsored content,” a strategy whereby advertisers have become publishers and publishers create advertising—all under the guise of unbiased information. 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, May 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. The group meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 – 7:30 PM in the Corner Room on the first floor.…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Thu, May 4
@ 6:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Learn to Type
Learn keyboarding skills and practice typing.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Fri, May 5
@ 1 p.m.
Oral History
Walk with a Librarian: Midtown Manhattan Neighborhood Tour
This neighborhood walking tour is part of Jane's Walk at Municipal Art Society. Jane's Walks are free, locally organized walking tours, in which people get together to explore, talk about, and celebrate their neighborhoods. Where more traditional tours are a bit like walking lectures, a Jane's Walk is more of a walking conversation. "In order to meet its annual budget, the Millinery Center Synagogue on 6th Avenue and 38th Street has sold sheets to passersby." Who has a masterful understandin…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
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