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Thu, March 9
@ 2 p.m.
All About Computers
Intermediate Illustrator : Shape and Text Design
Learn more advanced methods of modifying shapes, create new kinds of fills with Gradients, Meshes, and Patterns, and explore Illustrator's powerful text tools. 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. Class is taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thu, March 9
@ 5:30 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 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
Thu, March 9
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
Bone Rooms: From Scientific Racism to Human Prehistory in Museums, with Samuel J. Redman, Assistant Professor of History at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
In 1864 a U.S. army doctor dug up the remains of a Dakota man who had been killed in Minnesota. Carefully recording his observations, he sent the skeleton to a museum in Washington, DC, that was collecting human remains for research. In the “bone rooms” of this museum and others like it, a scientific revolution was unfolding that would change our understanding of the human body, race, and prehistory. This illustrated lecture unearths the story of how human remains became highly sought-after arti…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Thu, March 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. 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, March 9
@ 6:30 p.m.
Chinese Calligraphy Class
Learn how to use a brush pen to write Chinese calligraphy with an experienced instructor. No Chinese language knowledge required. Library will provide supplies. Thursday evenings in March and April from 6:30 to 7:30 PM. Group meets in the Co-Lab on the 2nd floor. 2017 March 2 March 9 March 16 March 23 March 30 April 6 April 13 April 20
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Fri, March 10
@ 9:30 a.m.
LEAD 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
Fri, March 10
@ 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, March 10
@ 6 p.m.
Open Book Night: Books Go to the Movies
We are having a book social! We hope you’ll come and share a book you loved reading! What to expect at Open Book Night: 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. Our theme this month is BOOKS GO TO THE M…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Fri, March 10
@ 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, March 11
@ 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
Sat, March 11
@ 2 p.m.
SATURDAY MOVIES: The Inside Man
The Inside Man DVD | Color | 2006 | 129 min | Universal Pictures | Rated R 11 March | 2 PM NYPD detective struggles to outsmart a high-stakes bank robber who has seized control of a Wall Street bank. Directed by Spike Lee Starring Denzel Washington, Clive Owen, Jodie Foster, and Willem Dafoe All programs are free and subject to last minute change or cancellation
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sat, March 11
@ 2 p.m.
All About Computers
Intermediate Photoshop: Photo Retouching
In this class you will use Photoshop to clean up and modify digital images. Learn how to minimize blemishes, use the clone stamp tool, alter backgrounds, recolor images, and more. 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
Sat, March 11
@ 3:30 p.m.
Picture Yourself Online!
Need a simple headshot to use online? Don’t have a digital camera to shoot one? Do you have photos but need something more professional for a resume or LinkedIn? Come to Room 101 on the first floor where a professional photographer will take your picture in front of a backdrop. Photos will be optimized for online use and emailed to you. Dress to impress and look your best to put your best face forward! **PLEASE NOTE** By participating in this program you give NYPL permission to: take y…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sat, March 11
@ 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, March 12
@ 2 p.m.
Sunday Movies: The Locket
Just before a wedding, the bridegroom hears a complex tale painting his lovely bride as devilish and unbalanced. Directed by John Brahm Starring: Laraine Day, Robert Mitchum, and Brian Aherne DVD | Black and White | 1946 | 86 Mins | RKO Radio Pictures
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Mon, March 13
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
Ten Restaurants That Changed America, with Paul Freedman, history professor at Yale University, author, and editor.
This illustrated lecture offers a daring and original history of dining out in America as told through ten legendary restaurants. 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, March 13
@ 6:30 p.m.
DE ADENTRO HACIA AFUERA (in Spanish)
DE ADENTRO HACIA AFUERA De adentro hacia afuera es un taller que explora las distintas técnicas que podemos utilizar para lograr una comunicación equilibrada con el espacio, con el otro y especialmente con uno mismo. Promueve la creatividad, la confianza, y la cooperación, así como el desarrollo físico, mental y emocional. En este taller exploraremos la posibilidad "de ser sin competir” a través de nuestra propia experiencia, creando un medio de comunicación que nos transportará a un mundo des…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Families,
Immigrants,
NYPL Supporters,
Parents/Caregivers,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults,
Teachers
Tue, March 14
@ 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, March 14
@ 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, March 14
@ 6:30 p.m.
Canceled
TUESDAY EVENING MOVIES: Spotlight
THIS SCREENING HAS BEEN CANCELLED. An Author @the Library Program will be hosted, please check back for updates. Mid-Manhattan Library, Sixth Floor Tuesday, March 14, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Spotlight DVD | Color | 2016 | 128 minutes | Open Road Films | R Under the direction of new editor Marty Baron (Liev Schreiber), the Boston Globe's elite investigative team, known as Spotlight, is tasked with delving into decades' worth of child-abuse claims against the Catholic Church. Dir…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Tue, March 14
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
Marvellous Thieves: Secret Authors of the Arabian Nights, with Paulo Lemos Horta, Assistant Professor of Literature at New York University Abu Dhabi.
This illustrated lecture reveals the cross-cultural encounters—the collaborations, borrowings, and acts of literary larceny—that produced the Arabian Nights in European languages. Ranging from the coffeehouses of Aleppo to the salons of Paris, from colonial Calcutta to Bohemian London, Paulo Lemos Horta introduces audience to the poets and scholars, pilgrims and charlatans who made crucial but largely unacknowledged contributions to this most famous of story collections. Events at The New York…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wed, March 15
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
Bridge of Words: Esperanto and the Dream of a Universal Language, with Esther Schor, professor of English at Princeton University, and Sam Green, documentary filmmaker and director of "The Universal Language."
In this illustrated lecture and film screening, writer Esther Schor and director Sam Green trace the life of the invented language Esperanto. The lecture will be followed by a screening of the documentary The Universal Language (30 minutes) and a Q&A with the presenters. 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, March 15
@ 6:30 p.m.
Art Talks
The Arcades Project in New York | Kenneth Goldsmith, David Kishik, Eric Jarosinski | Art and Literature 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. Two writers, Kenneth Goldsmith and David Kishik, unbeknownst to each other, wrote books reimagining Walter Benjamin's unfinished masterpiece about Paris in the 19th century, The Arcades Project, as being completed in New York in the 20th. While Kishik wrote a hist…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
College & Graduate Students
Wed, March 15
@ 7:30 p.m.
Picture Yourself Online!
Need a simple headshot to use online? Don’t have a digital camera to shoot one? Do you have photos but need something more professional for a resume or LinkedIn? Come to Room 101 on the first floor where a professional photographer will take your picture in front of a backdrop. Photos will be optimized for online use and emailed to you. Dress to impress and look your best to put your best face forward! **PLEASE NOTE** By participating in this program you give NYPL permission to: take y…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Thu, March 16
@ 2 p.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. 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. Class is Taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Thu, March 16
@ 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
Thu, March 16
@ 5:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Intermediate Photoshop: Photo Retouching
In this class you will use Photoshop to clean up and modify digital images. Learn how to minimize blemishes, use the clone stamp tool, alter backgrounds, recolor images, and more. 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
Thu, March 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. 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, March 16
@ 6:30 p.m.
Chinese Calligraphy Class
Learn how to use a brush pen to write Chinese calligraphy with an experienced instructor. No Chinese language knowledge required. Library will provide supplies. Thursday evenings in March and April from 6:30 to 7:30 PM. Group meets in the Co-Lab on the 2nd floor. 2017 March 2 March 9 March 16 March 23 March 30 April 6 April 13 April 20
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Thu, March 16
@ 6:30 p.m.
An evening of Prose and Poetry with Yelena Litinskaya ТВОРЧЕСКИЙ ВЕЧЕР ЕЛЕНЫ ЛИТИНСКОЙ
ЕЛЕНА ЛИТИНСКАЯ - родилась в Москве. Окончила славянское отделение филологического факультета МГУ. В 1979-м эмигрировала в США. В Нью-Йорке получила звание библиотекаря и проработала 30 лет в Бруклинской публичной библиотеке. Вернулась к поэзии в конце 80-х. Издала 8 книг стихов и прозы: «Монолог последнего снега» (1992), «В поисках себя» (2002), «На канале» (2008), «Сквозь временнУю отдаленность» (2011), «От Спиридоновки до Шипсхед-Бея» (2013), «Игры с музами» (2015), «Женщина в свободном пр…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Families,
Immigrants
Fri, March 17
@ 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, March 17
@ 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, March 18
@ 10:30 a.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 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
Sat, March 18
@ 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
Sat, March 18
@ 2 p.m.
SATURDAY MOVIES: The Taking Of Pelham 123
The Taking Of Pelham 123 DVD | Color | 2009 | 105 min | Columbia Pictures | Rated R 18 March | 2 PM Armed men hijack a New York City subway train holding the passengers hostage in return for ransom. Directed by Tony Scott Starring Denzel Washington, John Travolta, and James Gandolfini All programs are free and subject to last minute change or cancellation
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sat, March 18
@ 2 p.m.
Tinta, Papel y...Café 2017 (in Spanish)
¿Te Gusta Escribir? Si deseas explorar el modo con el que las mujeres nos enfrentamos a la creación literaria y su difusión en español - Si escribes, tienes un libro publicado, o sueñas con hacerlo en breve - Si estás buscando... Un espacio para compartir las dificultades de mercado de la mujer que escribe en español Una plataforma desde la que expresarte y mostrar tu obra Entonces, Tinta, Papel...y Café es para tí Inscríbete en línea a la siguiente dirección: bit.ly/…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teachers
Sat, March 18
@ 2 p.m.
All About Computers
Intermediate Illustrator : Shape and Text Design
Learn more advanced methods of modifying shapes, create new kinds of fills with Gradients, Meshes, and Patterns, and explore Illustrator's powerful text tools. 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. Class is taught on Mac Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Sat, March 18
@ 2:30 p.m.
Writing for Wellness: Writing Our Stories
Writing for Wellness: Writing Our Stories A Writing Workshop In this class, we will discuss the importance of our "essential stories" and how they can undermine or empower us. We will do exercises to find and understand our own sets of stories and then draft a few of them to "write wrongs," to acknowledge our best selves, and to envision our goals and dreams. Writers and non-writers welcome. Saturday, March 18, 2017 2:30 - 4:00 PM Second Floor Classroom First come, first served
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sat, March 18
@ 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, March 19
@ 2 p.m.
Sunday Movies: Pursued
Brought up by a neighboring family in the 1880s, an orphan grows up haunted by nightmares of a childhood trauma in which his own family was killed. Directed by Raoul Walsh Starring: Teresa Wright, Robert Mitchum, and Judith Anderson DVD | Black and White | 1947 | 101 Mins | Warner Brothers
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
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