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Mon, August 22
@ 10 a.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
Mon, August 22
@ 3 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.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Mon, August 22
@ 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
Mon, August 22
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
The Poverty Industry: The Exploitation of America's Most Vulnerable Citizens, with Daniel L. Hatcher, Professor of Law at the University of Baltimore.
This illustated lecture details how state governments and their private industry partners are profiting from the social safety net, turning America’s most vulnerable populations into sources of revenue.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Mon, August 22
@ 8 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
Tue, August 23
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS Excel – “Creating a Budget”
Learn about the basics of Excel and how to create a budget. Class is held on Macintosh Computers
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, August 23
@ 1:15 p.m.
eBook 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, August 23
@ 3 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
Tue, August 23
@ 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, August 23
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
Oy Oy Oy Gevalt! Jews and Punk, with Michael Croland, an editor for books about music and has written about Jews and punk for "Forward" and "New Voices."
This illustrated lecture describes the fascinating world of Jews who relate to their Jewishness through the vehicle of punk―from prominent figures in the history of punk to musicians who proudly put their Jewish identity front and center. 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, August 23
@ 8 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
Wed, August 24
@ 2 p.m.
All About Computers
Digital Storytelling Using iMovie
Discuss techniques of using digital tools to tell stories. Learn how to use Apple's popular iMovie software to combine words, images, video, and other media into a compelling narrative. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Wed, August 24
@ 6 p.m.
Strategy Game Night
Exercising Your Mind with Strategy Game Night Use Your BRAIN for World Domination Melville and Frances Herskovits on board the R.M.S. Queen Mary. First Floor—Corner Room Wednesday evenings from 6:00 PM—8:00 PM June 29 July 13 July 27 August 10 August 24
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, August 24
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
Building the Skyline: The Birth and Growth of Manhattan's Skyscrapers, with Jason M. Barr, an associate professor of economics at Rutgers University-Newark.
This illustrated lecture covers the economic history of the Manhattan skyline from 1626 to the present. 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, August 25
@ 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, August 25
@ 6:30 p.m.
Fifth Avenue Hootenanny - Thingamajig Presents: The Literary Warriors
The trio founded by writer/percussionist/activist John Pietaro features celebrated free jazz saxophonist Ras Moshe Burnett and dynamic electric bassist Laurie Towers out front of Pietaro's spoken word and hand drumming. The Literary Warriors incorporate revolutionary poetry and prose into improvisational music, casting a fusion that celebrates the cultural Marxism of the '30s, the Black Arts Movement, Beat poetry and today's current events. Spoken word selections include Bertolt Brecht, Langston…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryYoung Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Sat, August 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
GarageBand for Beginners
Learn how to create music using Apple's entry-level audio production program GarageBand by working with loops and software instruments. Please bring headphones to participate in this class. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Sat, August 27
@ 1:30 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
Sat, August 27
@ 2 p.m.
SATURDAY MOVIES: Liar Liar
Liar Liar DVD | Color | 1997 | 87 min | Universal Pictures | Rated PG-13 27 August | 2 PM A lying lawyer tries to grant his son’s wish that he tell the truth for 24 hours. Directed by Tom Shadyac Starring Jim Carrey, Jennifer Tilly, Maura Tierney, Swoosie Kurtz, and Jason Bernard All programs are free and subject to last minute change or cancellation
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sat, August 27
@ 2:30 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
Sat, August 27
@ 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, August 29
@ 10 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Connecting to the Cloud
Curious about the cloud and what it can do for you? Take this class to learn about services that leverage the power of the cloud to bring the best of entertainment and productivity to whatever device you're using. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Mon, August 29
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
Because of Eva: A Jewish Genealogical Journey, with Susan J. Gordon, author of "Wedding Days: When and How Great Marriages Began" and many magazine and newspaper articles.
This illustrated lecture describes the author's journey to Eastern Europe and Israel to solve mysteries in her family’s past by delving into World War II and Holocaust history. 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, August 29
@ 8 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, August 30
@ 10 a.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, August 30
@ 1:15 p.m.
eBook 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, August 30
@ 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, August 30
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
City of Sedition: The History of New York City during the Civil War, with John Strausbaugh, a journalist and cultural commentator based in New York City.
This lecture tells the story of the huge-and hugely conflicted-role New York City played in the Civil War. 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, August 30
@ 8 p.m.
All About Computers
Digital Storytelling Using iMovie
Discuss techniques of using digital tools to tell stories. Learn how to use Apple's popular iMovie software to combine words, images, video, and other media into a compelling narrative. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Wed, August 31
@ 2 p.m.
All About Computers
3D Printing Mini Workshop
This workshop will cover the basics of 3D 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 3D printing ecosystem and use an easy-to-learn application to customize a 3D printed product. Class is conducted on Mac computers.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor Mac LabAdults
Wed, August 31
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
Not So Different: Finding Human Nature in Animals, with Nathan H. Lents, professor of molecular biology and director of the biology and cell and molecular biology programs at John Jay College of the City University of New York.
This illustrated lecture shows that the same evolutionary forces of cooperation and competition have shaped both humans and animals and that Identical emotional and instinctual drives govern our actions. 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, September 1
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
Frackopoly: The Battle for the Future of Energy and the Environment, with Wenonah Hauter, founder and Executive Director of Food & Water Watch.
This illustrated lecture chronicles the rise of the fracking industry and the growing movement against fracking. 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, September 6
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
The Gatekeeper: Missy LeHand, FDR, and the Untold Story of the Partnership That Defined a Presidency, with Kathryn Smith, a journalist and writer with a life-long interest in FDR and his circle.
This illustrated lecture tells the captivating and forgotten story of an intelligent, loyal, and clever woman who had a front-row seat to history in the making. Dr. Steven Lomazow, co-author of "FDR's Deadly Secret" and an FDR Library Trustee, will introduce Kathryn Smith. 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, September 8
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
Battle for Bed-Stuy: The Long War on Poverty in New York City, with Michael Woodsworth, a history teacher at Bard High School Early College, Queens.
This illustrated lecture reinterprets President Lyndon Johnson’s much-debated War on Poverty from the perspective of its foot soldiers in New York City, showing how 1960s antipoverty programs were rooted in a rich local tradition of grassroots activism and policy experiments. 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
Fri, September 9
@ 6 p.m.
Open Book Night: Game Changers
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 GAME CHANGERS! Wh…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Sat, September 10
@ 2 p.m.
SATURDAY MOVIES: A Patch of Blue
A Patch of Blue DVD | Color | 1965 | 105 minutes | Warner Bros. | Not Rated 10 September | 2 PM Shelley Winters won an Academy Award for her searing performance as Rose-Ann d'Arcy in A Patch of Blue. The star, however, is not Winters but Elizabeth Hartman, cast as d'Arcy's blind, sensitive daughter, Selina. A venomous prostitute, Rose-Ann treats both Selina and grandfather Ole Pa (Wallace Ford) like dirt. Fortunately, Selina finds a way out via the kindly Gordon Ralfe (Sidney Poitier), who…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Teachers,
Adults
Tue, September 13
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
“The Future of the Supreme Court in the Post-Scalia World," with James D. Zirin, author of "Supremely Partisan–How Raw Politics Tips the Scales in the United States Supreme Court," and leading litigator in federal and state courts around the nation.
This lecture argues that the Court has become increasingly partisan and explains how we arrived at the present situation. 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, September 14
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
The Occupiers: The Making of the 99 Percent Movement, with Michael A. Gould-Wartofsky, one of the first social scientists on the ground at Occupy Wall Street on September 17, 2011.
This illustrated lecture offers a front-seat view of the action in the streets of New York City during and following Occupy Wall Street. 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, September 15
@ 6:30 p.m.
Author @ the Library
"Religious Conversion in America Today: Pluralism and Politics," with Susan Jacoby, independent scholar and author of "Strange Gods: A Secular History of Conversion," as well as ten other books.
This illustrated lecture offers a provocative and original exploration of the cultural, economic and political forces driving religious conversion in the Western 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
Sat, September 17
@ 2 p.m.
SATURDAY MOVIES: The Children’s Hour/The Loudest Whisper
The Children’s Hour DVD | Color | 1962 | 107 minutes | Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer | Not Rated 17 September | 2:00 PM Based on the 1934 play by Lillian Hellman, The Children's Hour is set at an exclusive girl's school managed by best friends Karen (Hepburn) and Martha (MacLaine). When 12-year old Mary (Belkin), the granddaughter of the town's most influential citizen is punished for telling a lie, she runs to her grandmother and tells another--and much more devastating--lie from which it may be…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Teachers,
Adults
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