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Wednesday, August 5, 2015
10 a.m.Resume, Cover Letter and Job Search Workshop
This workshop is designed to assist the job seeker to create a brand new resume for the first time or for those who wish to update their resumes. Learn what the differenceis between functional and chronological resumes, what power verbs to use and how to format. It is highly recommednded to bring a flash drive to save your work when you're done in your creation. Cover letters will also be worked on. In addition, the library will offer you an opportunity to use our computers for job searching.
City Island LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers
11 a.m.Create Your Own Superhero
In this unique eight-week workshop, Community-Word Project Professional Artists will take kids on a journey through the world of Superheroes! Kids will explore the stories and images of Superheroes from cultures across the globe and identify the characteristics of their favorite ones. Kids will then create their own Superheroes, each with a unique backstory, logos/insignias designed, and personal capes constructed. In these workshops students will engage with literacy, visual arts and creati…
St. George Library CenterChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
11:30 a.m.Create Your Own Superhero
In this unique eight-week workshop, Community-Word Project Professional Artists will take kids on a journey through the world of Superheroes! Kids will explore the stories and images of Superheroes from cultures across the globe and identify the characteristics of their favorite ones. Kids will then create their own Superheroes, each with a unique backstory, logos/insignias designed, and personal capes constructed. In these workshops students will engage with literacy, visual arts and creati…
Eastchester LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
12:30 p.m.Writing a Winning Resume that Brands & Markets YOU : A Career Thinker workshop with Tom Powner
Whether you are actively searching for a job, just thinking about a new job or career or you want to be prepared, invest in yourself and attend our resume writing workshop to help make your resume a winning one that brands you to your target career/job. The true 5 purposes of your resume. Understanding branding & marketing in your resume. Putting Jane Doe’s before resume to the test. What really happens with your resume when applying to online job postings? Tips on getting your…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomJob Seekers
1 p.m. Stop Motion Productions: Four Workshops, Four Films
This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You'll get to use an iPad and clay, pipe cleaners, and other craft materials to create a stop-motion video like you might have seen in Coraline or The Boxtrolls, and along the way you'll learn about how emotion can be depicted, how professionals use armatures, and the elements of a story. Ages 12-18.
George Bruce LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
1 p.m.AARP Back To Work 50+ Virtual Career Network
Explore job strategies for 50+ workers. The Virtual Career Network can help you prepare and qualify for a well- paying job and a rewarding career in Healthcare, Green Economy or Transit by connecting you to the education and training you need. Presented by the AARP. Space is limited. No advance registration required- First come, first seated. Seating is not guaranteed. This session is being repeated on several dates. Please check SIBL's calendar on the website for future dates. Click he…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Job Seekers
1 p.m.The Science of Superheroes
This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You’ll explore the science behind different superpowers and then design your own superhero and write a comic about their adventures. Ages 12-18.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2 p.m.Create Your Own Superhero
In this unique eight-week workshop, Community-Word Project Professional Artists will take kids on a journey through the world of Superheroes! Kids will explore the stories and images of Superheroes from cultures across the globe and identify the characteristics of their favorite ones. Kids will then create their own Superheroes, each with a unique backstory, logos/insignias designed, and personal capes constructed. In these workshops students will engage with literacy, visual arts and creati…
Stapleton LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 p.m.The Science of Superheroes
This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You’ll explore the science behind different superpowers and then design your own superhero and write a comic about their adventures. Ages 12-18. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Grand Concourse Library, Children's RoomTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2 p.m.Classic Disney Cartoons
Classic Disney Cartoons Children & their guardians are welcome to enjoy this series of classic Disney cartoon films! Wednesday, August 5 @ 2pm: Dumbo (1941) Wednesday, August 19 @ 2pm: Robin Hood (1973) Wednesday, August 26 @ 2pm: Sleeping Beauty (1959) Film titles are subject to change This program takes place on the 3rd floor
Epiphany LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
3 p.m.Stop Motion Productions: Four Workshops, Four Films
This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You'll get to use an iPad and clay, pipe cleaners, and other craft materials to create a stop-motion video like you might have seen in Coraline or The Boxtrolls, and along the way you'll learn about how emotion can be depicted, how professionals use armatures, and the elements of a story. Ages 12-18.
Tompkins Square Library, Second FloorTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3 p.m.Writopia Workshops
This summer, we are proud to offer a special weekly writer’s workshop led by a Writopia Lab instructor--all of whom are published writers or produced playwrights. Children ages 6 to 12 years old will develop and write their own original short stories, plays, or poetry (with illustrations!) on a weekly basis and share their writing in a reading for family, faculty, and friends at the end of the summer. Each writer will leave the workshop with the deep satisfaction of having completed a creative p…
Seward Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Create Your Own Superhero
In this unique eight-week workshop, Community-Word Project Professional Artists will take kids on a journey through the world of Superheroes! Kids will explore the stories and images of Superheroes from cultures across the globe and identify the characteristics of their favorite ones. Kids will then create their own Superheroes, each with a unique backstory, logos/insignias designed, and personal capes constructed. In these workshops students will engage with literacy, visual arts and creati…
Edenwald LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a free Stay Well exercise session. Stay Well volunteers certified by the NYC's Department for the aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for seniors of all ability levels. Please wear loose comfortable clothing. Exercise equipment will be provided. All participants are required to sign a personal medical waiver at the beginning of the class. Call or stop by for further details.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.Stop Motion Productions: Four Workshops, Four Films
This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You'll get to use an iPad and clay, pipe cleaners, and other craft materials to create a stop-motion video like you might have seen in Coraline or The Boxtrolls, and along the way you'll learn about how emotion can be depicted, how professionals use armatures, and the elements of a story. Ages 12-18. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
3:30 p.m.Writopia Workshops
This summer, we are proud to offer a special weekly writer’s workshop led by a Writopia Lab instructor--all of whom are published writers or produced playwrights. Tweens and Teens will develop and write their own original short stories, plays, or poetry (with illustrations!) on a weekly basis and share their writing in a reading for family, faculty, and friends at the end of the summer. Each writer will leave the workshop with the deep satisfaction of having completed a creative piece of writing…
Kingsbridge LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
3:30 p.m.Be A City Hero
This is a FREE hands-on, science workshop series for children. Learn the ways that people change their city's environment. Through exploring water, waste, and energy pollution, kids will discover their own impact on the city as well as ways they can lessen their impact.
West New Brighton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Be A City Hero!
This is a FREE hands-on, science workshop series (4 parts) for children. Learn the ways that people change their city's environment. Through exploring water, waste, and energy pollution, kids will discover their own impact on the city as well as ways they can lessen their impact. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library or via telephone. Best for ages 6-10.
115th Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.The Science of Superheroes
This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You’ll explore the science behind different superpowers and then design your own superhero and write a comic about their adventures. Ages 12-18.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Lincoln Center Local: Free Screenings: Curtain Up: The School of American Ballet Workshop Performances
Go behind the scenes for the first time ever to experience the intensive training of ballet’s brightest future stars as they prepare for their vital end-of- year performances. An all-Balanchine program features Serenade, and excerpts from Coppélia, Swan Lake, and Western Symphony.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students
4:30 p.m.Stop Motion Animation Workshop
Learn how to make a stop motion animation film. In this 4 part workshop, you will create clay characters, design your own set, and bring your characters to life using stop motion animation techniques. For ages 12-18 All Public Library Programs are free of charge.
Eastchester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4:30 p.m.A Free poetry workshop brought to you by Bill Zavatsky
A Free poetry workshop brought to you by Bill. Zavatsky. Bill Zavatsky holds B.A. and M.F.A degrees from Columbia University. He has taught at all levels of education since 1971. For many years he taught in the high school at the Trinity School in Manhattan, and most recently at the Eugene Lang College of the New School. His poetry-writing workshop has been ongoing at the Morningside Heights Library since May of 2013. Bill has published three books of poems, Where X Marks the Spot, For Steve…
Morningside Heights, Story Hour RoomAdults
Thursday, August 6, 2015
1 p.m.Retro Board Gaming for Adults
Share your passion for Checkers, Chess, Mahjong, Monopoly, or Scrabble. If words excite or inspire you, and crossword puzzles keep you going, then Scrabble is your game! Are you a Chess or Checkers champion? Whether you're a master or just starting out, show off your best moves! If you like wheeling and dealing, Monolopy's the game for you! Join us for some lively board time! All levels of play welcome. No registration neccessary.…
Riverside LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
1 p.m.The Science of Superheroes
This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You’ll explore the science behind different superpowers and then design your own superhero and write a comic about their adventures. Ages 12-18.
Hamilton Grange LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2 p.m.Create Your Own Superhero
In this unique eight-week workshop, Community-Word Project Professional Artists will take kids on a journey through the world of Superheroes! Kids will explore the stories and images of Superheroes from cultures across the globe and identify the characteristics of their favorite ones. Kids will then create their own Superheroes, each with a unique backstory, logos/insignias designed, and personal capes constructed. In these workshops students will engage with literacy, visual arts and creati…
St. Agnes LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 p.m.Stop Motion Productions: Four Workshops, Four Films
This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You'll get to use an iPad and clay, pipe cleaners, and other craft materials to create a stop-motion video like you might have seen in Coraline or The Boxtrolls, and along the way you'll learn about how emotion can be depicted, how professionals use armatures, and the elements of a story. Ages 12-18.
Washington Heights LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
2 p.m.Be a City Hero
This is a FREE hands-on, science workshop series for children. Learn the ways that people change their city's environment. Through exploring water, waste, and energy pollution, kids will discover their own impact on the city as well as ways they can lessen their impact. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Jerome Park LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 p.m.Science of Superheroes
Join this FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You’ll explore the science behind several superpowers such as flight, super speed, invulnerability, telepathy, flexibility and strength. Next design your own superhero and write a comic about their adventures. Ages 12-18.
Baychester LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
2 p.m.Writopia Workshops
This summer, we are proud to offer a special weekly writer’s workshop led by a Writopia Lab instructor--all of whom are published writers or produced playwrights. Children ages 6 to 12 years old will develop and write their own original short stories, plays, or poetry (with illustrations!) on a weekly basis and share their writing in a reading for family, faculty, and friends at the end of the summer. Each writer will leave the workshop with the deep satisfaction of having completed a creative p…
Allerton LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
2 p.m.Crafting an Elevator Pitch
For career success, one proven way to make a positive first impression is with a well-crafted professional introduction. An elevator pitch communicates your core information quickly and sparks conversation, and leads to a meeting or business card exchange. While short, an elevator pitch is far too important to take casually. It should be carefully constructed yet authentic, and be as adaptable at a cocktail party, at the gym, or at the U.N. You can tweak your elevator pitch for social media, c…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
2:30 p.m.Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a free Stay Well exercise session. Stay Well volunteers certified by the NYC's Department for the aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for seniors of all ability levels. Please wear loose comfortable clothing. Exercise equipment will be provided. All participants are required to sign a personal medical waiver at the beginning of the class. Call or stop by for further details.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.HEART Workshop
HEART will offer a four day program for youth that will foster empathy and compassion by teaching youth about several issues in our world today: child labor, animal neglect, and ocean pollution. The programs will be dynamic and include discussion, video, role-play, and interactive activities, such as imagining that they are humane investigators. Recommended for children ages 5 to 8.
Clason's Point LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3 p.m.Stop Motion Productions: Four Workshops, Four Films
This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You'll get to use an iPad and clay, pipe cleaners, and other craft materials to create a stop-motion video like you might have seen in Coraline or The Boxtrolls, and along the way you'll learn about how emotion can be depicted, how professionals use armatures, and the elements of a story. Ages 12-18. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Francis Martin LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
4 p.m.Create Your Own Superhero
In this unique eight-week workshop, Community-Word Project Professional Artists will take kids on a journey through the world of Superheroes! Kids will explore the stories and images of Superheroes from cultures across the globe and identify the characteristics of their favorite ones. Kids will then create their own Superheroes, each with a unique backstory, logos/insignias designed, and personal capes constructed. In these workshops students will engage with literacy, visual arts and creati…
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Stop Motion Productions: Four Workshops, Four Films
This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You'll get to use an iPad and clay, pipe cleaners, and other craft materials to create a stop-motion video like you might have seen in Coraline or The Boxtrolls, and along the way you'll learn about how emotion can be depicted, how professionals use armatures, and the elements of a story. Ages 12-18. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Wakefield LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Writopia Workshops
This summer, we are proud to offer a special weekly writer’s workshop led by a Writopia Lab instructor--all of whom are published writers or produced playwrights. Children ages 6 to 12 years old will develop and write their own original short stories, plays, or poetry (with illustrations!) on a weekly basis and share their writing in a reading for family, faculty, and friends at the end of the summer. Each writer will leave the workshop with the deep satisfaction of having completed a creative p…
Grand Concourse LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4 p.m.Writopia Workshops
This summer, we are proud to offer a special weekly writer’s workshop led by a Writopia Lab instructor--all of whom are published writers or produced playwrights. Children ages 6 to 12 years old will develop and write their own original short stories, plays, or poetry (with illustrations!) on a weekly basis and share their writing in a reading for family, faculty, and friends at the end of the summer. Each writer will leave the workshop with the deep satisfaction of having completed a creative p…
125th Street LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
6 p.m.The On Target Resume + Unemployment Tax Tips
Is your resume attention getting or an uninspiring document simply recounting your work history? Have you "packaged" yourself to be seen the way you want to be seen and improve your chances of getting a job interview? In this workshop, Theodore Henderson introduces you to new concepts and you will learn the steps needed to develop a smart marketing approach to your career. Specifically, through in-class activities, you will learn the following points. Simple to complete self-assessment exerc…
Port Richmond LibraryAdults
6 p.m.Self-Recruiter® Lecture Series: Resume Renovation
John Crant shows how making the cuts necessary to be seen as a stand-out during your job search actually increases the value of the items on your resume. Resume: ‘New’ Definition Resume Goals Understanding ‘Stacks of Incoming Resumes’ ‘3 Second’ Test One Page Resume, Unless It’s Two :-( Value, Value Everywhere, but Nowhere to be Seen Degrees of Degrees The Headless Horseman: Don’t Send a Word Doc. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes! Seating is on a first c…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
6:15 p.m.Google Series: Getting More Out of Google
Come and explore the depths of Google. Discover some of the amazing new features Google is offering.
Seward Park LibraryAdults
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