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NACC: Free Job Training for Paralegals

The Paralegal Certificate Course is a non-accredited course and is available on weekdays and weekends to suit your schedule. Successful graduates will receive a NACC certificate. Read More ›

Free Job Training at Year Up New York

Did you know that there is a free job training program that provides urban young adults with the skills, experience, and support that will empower them to reach their protential through professional careers and higher education?Read More ›

Grant Opportunity: Fulbright-Hays Seminars Abroad Program

Did you know that the Office of Postsecondary Education at the U.S. Department of Education offers grants to K-12 and postsecondary educators and administrators to study and travel abroad?Read More ›

Take Career Cruising Out For a Spin

Learn more about a database that is the next best thing to a career counselor, and free with your library card.Read More ›

Free Latino College Fair November 21

The Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (cIcu) will host the 8th Annual Latino College Fair on November 21, 2015, at Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus.

All students and families, Latinos and non-Latinos, are welcome.

Events will include:

"Planning and Paying for College" workshops (simultaneous Spanish translation) College Fair with 50+ private (not-for-profit) colleges and univsersities in New York represented  "Ask the Financial Aid Experts" (both English and Spanish ... Read More ›

Classroom Cross-Connections: Infectious Diseases

Teach students about Infectious Diseases in the context of Social Studies, Science and English Language Arts through nonfiction and other primary source material. Read More ›

Books for Kids' Back-to-School Jitters

Six stories that might help ease the minds of kids feeling anxious about their first days of school.Read More ›

Information Session With Silicon Harlem July 8

The City College of New York (CCNY) and Continuing and Professional Studies will present Information Session With Silicon Harlem on Wednesday, July 8, 6–7:30 pm at CCNY Campus, Convent Avenue, near 140th Street, Shepard Hall, Room 2.Read More ›

How to Access Digital Resources For Children

The Library subscribes to digital resources for kids that incorporate reading, test taking, videos and games and meet local and national educational standards. Learn how to access them with a library card.Read More ›

Pomp, Circumstance and Advice!

Spring brings ceremonies and advice for new graduates starting out in the world.Read More ›

Podcast #58: Frank Bruni on College

In this week’s episode, Bruni discusses the pitfalls of believing that elite schools are the sole path to a great life, why people put too much faith in the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings, and what's worthwhile about college.Read More ›

Booktalking "Smart Boys" by Barbara Kerr

However, gifted males can face social isolation from their peers due to their intellectual differences. They often feel pressured to choose between excellence and normality.Read More ›

Pre-Kindergarten Teaching Opportunities in New York City

Did you know that the Department of Education is currently seeking enthusiastic and effective teachers to staff all new pre-k-classrooms for the 2015-2016 school year?Read More ›

Booktalking "5 Levels of Gifted" by Deborah Ruf

Gifted kids are characterized by intensity, creativity, precocity, perfectionism, and idealism.Read More ›

Booktalking "Genius Denied" by Jan and Bob Davidson

Gifted kids are often bored in academic classes with their age-mates, and they do not share similar interests. Therefore, they can feel lonely and get depressed or angry if their educational and socio-emotional needs are not met. Luckily, there are some solutions. Read More ›

A Day in the Life of a Library Homeschooler

It seems that many of my favorite homeschooling blogs have been featuring “A Day in the Life” essays lately, and there have been a few nods to spending time at libraries, but no one mentions homeschooling exclusively using library materials. So, I will, because we do!Read More ›

Adult Learning Center Readers and Writers Inspired by Winter Storm Juno

Snowed out and what's a teacher to do?! You know the old adage about "You only have one chance to make a first impression." Somehow, just canceling class did not seem ideal. We improvised!Read More ›

The Jefferson Market University: Spring 2015

Browse the course catalog of our upcoming free classes in history, literature and the arts.Read More ›

Preparing for the NYS Regents Exams

For elementary and junior high school students, the week of January 26-30 will be a relaxing time off from school. For many high school students however, this week includes dreaded New York State Regents Exams. The New York Public Library offers helpful materials for last minute studying both in book and e-book form. Read More › Online Video Tutorials and Training

Access to is now available for free with your library card. Find out what this resource can do for your career development.Read More ›
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