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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 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, December 19
@ 10:30 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 2: Conditional Stat Functions
Excel Genius is a new set of classes aimed at students who have taken the Beginner and Intermediate Excel courses, or who have good fundamental knowledge of Excel, and who would like to gain a deeper understanding of the world’s most popular spreadsheet application. Each class will cover a topic in depth and then give students exercises that apply that knowledge to real world situations. Class 1: Logic Functions Class 2: Conditional Stat Functions Class 3: Charts and Sparklines Class 4:…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, South Court Classroom AAdults
Tue, December 19
@ 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 on at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street on Tuesdays from 1-2 PM.…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 78Adults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tue, December 19
@ 1:15 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 at 42nd Street, South Court Classroom AAdults
Tue, December 19
@ 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 on at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30-7:30 PM.…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 78Adults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wed, December 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
Library Resources
Featured Database: Ancestry Library Edition
Access billions of names inside the more than 7,000 available databases of Ancestry® Library Edition, including Census and Vital Records, birth, marriage and death notices, the Social Security Death Index, Passenger lists and naturalizations, Military and Holocaust Records, City Directories, New York Emigrant Savings Bank Records, and African American and Native American Records. In this hands-on demonstration, learn how to trace your family history using census records, vital records, milita…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, South Court Classroom AAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Wed, December 20
@ 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
Wed, December 20
@ 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, December 20
@ 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, December 20
@ 5 p.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 at 42nd Street, South Court Classroom AAdults
Wed, December 20
@ 6:30 p.m.
Chinese Book Discussion 中文书籍讨论会
曼哈顿中城图书馆(Mid-Manhattan Library)的世界语言部门 为鼓励大家借阅中文图书,每月举行一次中文书籍讨论会。 请您在讨论会中介绍自己喜欢的书籍,与别人分享您阅读的快乐。 书籍内容不拘一格,历史,传记,散文,财经,侦探,爱情小说 等等,皆在欢迎之列。请大家告诉大家,请大家踊跃参加。
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 67AAdults
Wed, December 20
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author Talks
Secret Brooklyn: An Unusual Guide—Michelle Young and Augustin Pasquet
The oldest building in New York City, the hobbit doors of Dennet Place, a hidden museum in a Williamsburg apartment—Brooklyn is filled with secrets. Away from the crowds and standard attractions, Brooklyn offers countless offbeat experiences. Michelle Young and Augustin Pasquet, founders of the online magazine Untapped Cities, join us for a conversation their book Secret Brooklyn: An Usual Guide. After presenting an overview of the borough's hidden treasures, the authors will discuss their po…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 78Adults
Thu, December 21
@ 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 December 7 Dcember 14 December 21
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 67CTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, December 21
@ 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 on at Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30-7:30 PM.…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 78Adults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Fri, December 22
@ 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, December 22
@ 3:30 p.m.
Merry Gremlins!
Swing by the new Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd St in the Teen Zone (Room 67C) for a celebration of the holidays! We’ll be showing Gremlins, a hilarously dark tale of what happens when you break the rules of Mogwai care. Stay for the whole movie and enjoy hot chocolate, popcorn, and gingerbread house building after the movie.
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 67CTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, December 23
@ 2 p.m.
REEL TO READ Film Screening | Christmas, Again (2015)
REEL TO READ 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. Christmas, Again (2015) Runtime: 79 mins Director: Charles Poekel Language: English Rating: NR For a fifth consecutive December, a heartbroken Noel returns to New York City to work the night shift at a sidewalk Christmas tree…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 78Adults,
Book Lovers
Wed, December 27
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author Talks
The Great Quake: How the Biggest Earthquake in North America Changed Our Understanding of the Planet—Henry Fountain
New York Times journalist Henry Fountain combines science and history to reveal how a record-breaking earthquake continues to resonate. On March 27, 1964, a magnitude 9.2. earthquake—the second most powerful in world history— struck the young state of Alaska. The violent shaking, followed by massive tsunamis, devastated the southern half of the state and killed more than 130 people. A day later, George Plafker, a geologist with the U.S. Geological Survey, arrived to investigate. The research t…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 78Adults
Wed, January 3
@ 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
Wed, January 3
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Computer Basics
Learn about the various types and components of computers, including basic computer terminology, an overview of operating systems, and popular software applications.
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, South Court Classroom AAdults
Thu, January 4
@ 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 at 42nd Street, South Court Classroom AAdults
Thu, January 4
@ 6:30 p.m.
Basic Chinese Conversation - Level II
Learn Mandarin with an experienced instructor using the Mango Languages database.
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 67AAdults
Fri, January 5
@ 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, January 5
@ 1:15 p.m.
Library Resources
Featured Database: Freegal Music
Get started with Freegal Music today with just your NYPL card! Freegal Music is a downloadable music service which provides access to millions of songs from ten thousand record labels including the labels of Sony Music Entertainment. With a valid library card, download up to three digital songs per week on a PC, MAC or Smartphone, Search for artists, song titles, albums, music genres, create playlists, get the latest releases. NOTE: This is a hands-on class, please bring your NYPL Librar…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, South Court Classroom AAdults,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Teachers
Mon, January 8
@ 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, January 9
@ 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, Room 78Adults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tue, January 9
@ 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, Room 78Adults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Wed, January 10
@ 6:30 p.m.
Chinese Book Discussion 中文书籍讨论会
曼哈顿中城图书馆(Mid-Manhattan Library)的世界语言部门 为鼓励大家借阅中文图书,每月举行一次中文书籍讨论会。 请您在讨论会中介绍自己喜欢的书籍,与别人分享您阅读的快乐。 书籍内容不拘一格,历史,传记,散文,财经,侦探,爱情小说 等等,皆在欢迎之列。请大家告诉大家,请大家踊跃参加。
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 67AAdults
Thu, January 11
@ 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, Room 78Adults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Thu, January 11
@ 6:30 p.m.
Chinese Conversation - Level II
Learn Mandarin with an experienced instructor using the Mango Languages database.
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 67AAdults
Fri, January 12
@ 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, January 12
@ 2 p.m.
Open Book Hour: Reading Resolutions
We're having a book social! We hope you’ll come and share a book you loved reading or a book you plan to read ! What to expect at an Open Book Hour book social. 1. Introduce your book with its title, author, publication date and genre (mystery, memoir, play, etc.). One book per person. 2. Tell us what it’s about and why you loved it in 2 minutes or less. 3. We want to have fun, so no negative criticism please. 4. Learn about titles of books that you may enjoy and share with your friends.…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 67AAdults,
Book Lovers
Tue, January 16
@ 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, Room 78Adults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Tue, January 16
@ 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, Room 78Adults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Thu, January 18
@ 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, Room 78Adults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Thu, January 18
@ 6:30 p.m.
Chinese Conversation - Level II
Learn Mandarin with an experienced instructor using the Mango Languages database.
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 67AAdults
Fri, January 19
@ 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, January 19
@ 2 p.m.
Biblio File
Contemporary Classics Book Discussion: The Kindness of Enemies
Friday, January 19, 2018 2-3 PM Room 67 | Conference Room A It’s 2010 and Natasha, a half Russian, half Sudanese professor of history, is researching the life of Imam Shamil, the 19th-century Muslim leader who led the anti-Russian resistance in the Caucasian War. When shy, single Natasha discovers that her star student, Oz, is not only descended from the warrior but also possesses Shamil’s legendary sword, the Imam’s story comes vividly to life. As Natasha’s relationship with Oz and his…
Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street, Room 67ABook Lovers
Mon, January 22
@ 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, January 23
@ 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, Room 78Adults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
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