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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, January 19
@ 11 a.m.
All About Computers
Office Readiness Series Orientation Session (Reservation Required)
The Office Readiness Series is a new 10-week series providing students with technology skills using MS Office 2010. Whether you are start-up business that needs to use Office for invoices, budgets and flyers or you want to improve your skills for a future position, this course is for you. The series covers MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Drive. Orientation will include additional information about the program and a brief assessment of your computer skills. To reserve your seat for ori…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Thu, January 22
@ 5:15 p.m.
All About Computers
Office Readiness Series Orientation Session (Reservation Required)
The Office Readiness Series is a new 10-week series providing students with technology skills using MS Office 2010. Whether you are start-up business that needs to use Office for invoices, budgets and flyers or you want to improve your skills for a future position, this course is for you. The series covers MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Drive. Orientation will include additional information about the program and a brief assessment of your computer skills. To reserve your seat for ori…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Mon, January 26
@ 3 p.m.
All About Computers
Office Readiness Series Orientation Session (Reservation Required)
The Office Readiness Series is a new 10-week series providing students with technology skills using MS Office 2010. Whether you are start-up business that needs to use Office for invoices, budgets and flyers or you want to improve your skills for a future position, this course is for you. The series covers MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Drive. Orientation will include additional information about the program and a brief assessment of your computer skills. To reserve your seat for ori…
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Mon, January 4
@ 12 noon
eBook Central
eBook Central
Need help with your iPad, Kindle, Nook, or other e-reader? Want to read e-books on your smart phone or tablet? We’re looking forward to getting you started with e-books at NYPL! Come visit us on the first floor during our walk-in hours January 4th -16th and we'll show you how to download e-books and access other digital materials at NYPL. Monday - Friday, 12 - 2 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, 5 - 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 1 - 4 p.m. Please come to eBook Central with a valid library card and…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Mon, January 4
@ 2:30 p.m.
All About Computers
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
Mon, January 4
@ 5 p.m.
eBook Central
eBook Central
Need help with your iPad, Kindle, Nook, or other e-reader? Want to read e-books on your smart phone or tablet? We’re looking forward to getting you started with e-books at NYPL! Come visit us on the first floor during our walk-in hours January 4th -16th and we'll show you how to download e-books and access other digital materials at NYPL. Monday - Friday, 12 - 2 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, 5 - 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 1 - 4 p.m. Please come to eBook Central with a valid library card and…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Mon, January 4
@ 7 p.m.
New York Writers Workshop: The Magical Dialogue with Emma Goldman-Sherman
The Magical Dialogue with Emma Goldman-Sherman Join Emma Goldman-Sherman for a class on dialogue for any writer who wants to improve their dialogue skills. Whether you write fiction, creative non-fiction, plays and screenplays, dialogue can be a strange skill to master. In this class, we will do an extended exercise that will help you understand dialogue in a brand new way! Everyone will write and share their work with the understanding that each variation created by each individual can help…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Tue, January 5
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Blogging for Beginners
Learn what a blog is, see examples of blogs, learn how to blog and to create your own using Blogger/Word Press.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Tue, January 5
@ 12 noon
eBook Central
eBook Central
Need help with your iPad, Kindle, Nook, or other e-reader? Want to read e-books on your smart phone or tablet? We’re looking forward to getting you started with e-books at NYPL! Come visit us on the first floor during our walk-in hours January 4th -16th and we'll show you how to download e-books and access other digital materials at NYPL. Monday - Friday, 12 - 2 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, 5 - 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 1 - 4 p.m. Please come to eBook Central with a valid library card and…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tue, January 5
@ 1:15 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, January 5
@ 2:30 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Facebook Basics
Learn about the online social network Facebook.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Tue, January 5
@ 6:30 p.m.
All About Computers
PC vs. Mac
Are you a Mac, PC ... or neither? Learn about the differences between Apple's Mac computers and Windows' PCs by exploring the advantages and limitations of each platform.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Tue, January 5
@ 6:30 p.m.
Basic Chinese Conversation - Level II
Basic Chinese Conversation - Level II Learn Mandarin with an experienced instructor using the Mango Languages database Walk-in class | No registration required | No placement test 10 Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 7:30pm Group meets in Co-Lab Room on the 2nd floor Walk-in class | No registration required | No placement test 2016 January 5 February 2 March 1 January 12 February 9 March 8 January 19…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
NYPL Supporters,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Adults,
Teachers
Wed, January 6
@ 10:30 a.m.
All About Computers
How'd You Do That?... Connecting Stuff to Your Computer
Learn how to connect printers, monitors and all types of other accessories to your computer.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Wed, January 6
@ 12 noon
eBook Central
eBook Central
Need help with your iPad, Kindle, Nook, or other e-reader? Want to read e-books on your smart phone or tablet? We’re looking forward to getting you started with e-books at NYPL! Come visit us on the first floor during our walk-in hours January 4th -16th and we'll show you how to download e-books and access other digital materials at NYPL. Monday - Friday, 12 - 2 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, 5 - 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 1 - 4 p.m. Please come to eBook Central with a valid library card and…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wed, January 6
@ 2:30 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Internet for Beginners
An introduction to the Internet, including getting connected, using a web browser, and navigating web pages. Learn how to find information online using search engines and subject directories.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Wed, January 6
@ 5 p.m.
eBook Central
eBook Central
Need help with your iPad, Kindle, Nook, or other e-reader? Want to read e-books on your smart phone or tablet? We’re looking forward to getting you started with e-books at NYPL! Come visit us on the first floor during our walk-in hours January 4th -16th and we'll show you how to download e-books and access other digital materials at NYPL. Monday - Friday, 12 - 2 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, 5 - 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 1 - 4 p.m. Please come to eBook Central with a valid library card and…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Wed, January 6
@ 6:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
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
Thu, January 7
@ 10:30 a.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
Thu, January 7
@ 12 noon
eBook Central
eBook Central
Need help with your iPad, Kindle, Nook, or other e-reader? Want to read e-books on your smart phone or tablet? We’re looking forward to getting you started with e-books at NYPL! Come visit us on the first floor during our walk-in hours January 4th -16th and we'll show you how to download e-books and access other digital materials at NYPL. Monday - Friday, 12 - 2 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, 5 - 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 1 - 4 p.m. Please come to eBook Central with a valid library card and…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Thu, January 7
@ 1:15 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
Thu, January 7
@ 2:30 p.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Get Your Resume Right
This hands-on class will guide you through formatting your resumé in Microsoft Word. Please bring a written draft of your resumé and a USB drive to save and/or print your resumé.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Thu, January 7
@ 6:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Windows 7 Basics
Learn the basics of navigating a PC with Windows 7.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Fri, January 8
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Internet for Beginners
An introduction to the Internet, including getting connected, using a web browser, and navigating web pages. Learn how to find information online using search engines and subject directories.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Fri, January 8
@ 12 noon
eBook Central
eBook Central
Need help with your iPad, Kindle, Nook, or other e-reader? Want to read e-books on your smart phone or tablet? We’re looking forward to getting you started with e-books at NYPL! Come visit us on the first floor during our walk-in hours January 4th -16th and we'll show you how to download e-books and access other digital materials at NYPL. Monday - Friday, 12 - 2 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, 5 - 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 1 - 4 p.m. Please come to eBook Central with a valid library card and…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Fri, January 8
@ 1:15 p.m.
Library Resources
Featured Database: Freegal Music
Learn how to download three free songs a week from Freegal Music, which provides access to the catalog of artists in Sony Music Entertainment. All you need are your library card barcode, your PIN number, and a flash drive to save your downloads in. This class takes place on the Mezzanine.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Sat, January 9
@ 1 p.m.
eBook Central
eBook Central
Need help with your iPad, Kindle, Nook, or other e-reader? Want to read e-books on your smart phone or tablet? We’re looking forward to getting you started with e-books at NYPL! Come visit us on the first floor during our walk-in hours January 4th -16th and we'll show you how to download e-books and access other digital materials at NYPL. Monday - Friday, 12 - 2 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, 5 - 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 1 - 4 p.m. Please come to eBook Central with a valid library card and…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sun, January 10
@ 1 p.m.
eBook Central
eBook Central
Need help with your iPad, Kindle, Nook, or other e-reader? Want to read e-books on your smart phone or tablet? We’re looking forward to getting you started with e-books at NYPL! Come visit us on the first floor during our walk-in hours January 4th -16th and we'll show you how to download e-books and access other digital materials at NYPL. Monday - Friday, 12 - 2 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, 5 - 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 1 - 4 p.m. Please come to eBook Central with a valid library card and…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Sun, January 10
@ 1:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Photoshop Brush Basics
Learn to use Photoshop's powerful brush tools to create beautiful digital paintings.
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Mon, January 11
@ 10:30 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS Word 2010 for Beginners
Learn the basics 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, January 11
@ 12 noon
eBook Central
eBook Central
Need help with your iPad, Kindle, Nook, or other e-reader? Want to read e-books on your smart phone or tablet? We’re looking forward to getting you started with e-books at NYPL! Come visit us on the first floor during our walk-in hours January 4th -16th and we'll show you how to download e-books and access other digital materials at NYPL. Monday - Friday, 12 - 2 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, 5 - 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 1 - 4 p.m. Please come to eBook Central with a valid library card and…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Mon, January 11
@ 2:30 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Advanced Internet Searching
Learn advanced search strategies to narrow results and find the best information online.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Mon, January 11
@ 5 p.m.
eBook Central
eBook Central
Need help with your iPad, Kindle, Nook, or other e-reader? Want to read e-books on your smart phone or tablet? We’re looking forward to getting you started with e-books at NYPL! Come visit us on the first floor during our walk-in hours January 4th -16th and we'll show you how to download e-books and access other digital materials at NYPL. Monday - Friday, 12 - 2 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, 5 - 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 1 - 4 p.m. Please come to eBook Central with a valid library card and…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Mon, January 11
@ 6:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Learn to Type
Learn keyboarding skills and practice typing.
Mid-Manhattan Library, 4th Floor PC LabAdults
Mon, January 11
@ 7 p.m.
New York Writers Workshop presents: How to Write A Crime Novel (or Short Story) with Charles Salzberg
New York Writers Workshop presents: How to Write A Crime Novel (or Short Story) with Charles Salzberg In this class we'll learn the elements necessary to make a good crime novel or short story. How to create mystery and suspense and conflict. How to choose the right protagonist, the right antagonist, atmosphere, and voice. We'll use samples of crime writing both from other writers as well as the instructor. There will be a short writing assignment for the class. Limited Space. On-line Regist…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults,
50+,
Book Lovers,
Adults
Tue, January 12
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
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
Tue, January 12
@ 12 noon
eBook Central
eBook Central
Need help with your iPad, Kindle, Nook, or other e-reader? Want to read e-books on your smart phone or tablet? We’re looking forward to getting you started with e-books at NYPL! Come visit us on the first floor during our walk-in hours January 4th -16th and we'll show you how to download e-books and access other digital materials at NYPL. Monday - Friday, 12 - 2 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, 5 - 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 1 - 4 p.m. Please come to eBook Central with a valid library card and…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Tue, January 12
@ 1:15 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, January 12
@ 2:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
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
Tue, January 12
@ 6:30 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
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