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Wednesday, April 22, 2015
6 p.m.Jan Schoonhoven | Antoon Melissen, David Leiber | An Art Book Series Event
FREE - Auditorium doors open at 5:30 p.m. On the occasion of the publication Jan Schoonhoven , author and foremost authority on the artist, Antoon Melissen, is joined in conversation by David Zwirner Director David Leiber, organizer of the gallery’s recent exhibition of the artist’s work. Jan Schoonhoven working at his home in Delft, the Netherlands, 1979. Photo: Pieter Boersma. Courtesy of David Zwirner, New York/London This book was published in conjunction with the first signifi…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Celeste AuditoriumAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students
6:15 p.m.College Financial Aid Workshop
With the cost of a four-year college education ranging from $60,000 to $250,000, many students and their families would profit from a College Financial Aid Workshop. As costs escalate, many students are eligible for aid. Yet, according to the latest government statistics, millions of eligible students do not even apply for financial aid. This workshop will enable students and parents to find out how to get their share of the hundreds of billions of dollars in grants and loans that are availab…
West New Brighton LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Thursday, April 23, 2015
10 a.m.Writing Through Memory: Memoir and Storytelling Workshop for Adults 55+
Learn memoir-style short story writing in this free 8-week workshop series for adults 55+ lead by teaching artist Lauren Jost. Participants will work with peers to tell, write, and edit a short story based on a memory from their life, which they will present at the culminating event. Participants are expected to attend all sessions. Workshop dates: Thursdays April 2, 9, 16, 23, May 7, 14, 21, 28, 10:00am-12:00pm Culminating Event: Saturday, May 30th, 3:00pm-5:00pm Registration is required f…
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m.Job Help 101
This new series of classes will help you with: -Resume Building -Cover Letters -Online Job Applications -Interviewing Skills -Finding the Best Job Opening Websites
Grand Concourse LibraryAdults
11 a.m.(CEIS) Hamilton Grange Library: "Effective Communication and Job Search Workshop 2015"
EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION & JOB SEARCH Effective communication is a key interpersonal skill. This workshop focuses on how to improve our communication as we proceed with our job search activities. image courtesy of www.maximumadvantage.com Let's discuss the advantages and disadvantages, at greater length during our Workshop For More Information, Please contact CEIS Department at ceisdepartment@gmail, or call 718.579.4260
Hamilton Grange Library, Job Information CenterAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
11:15 a.m.Career Resources
Need extra time on the computer to search and apply for jobs? Need to reformat your resume? Come and use designated computers for extra computer time to get your job search or resume done.
Eastchester LibraryAdults
12 noonUsing Social Media to Find a Job
Social media, and particularly LinkedIn, is a key tool in any successful job search. But there are legal pitfalls of which most job seekers are unaware. Bruce A. Hurwitz, Ph.D., is president and CEO of Hurwitz Strategic Staffing, Ltd. An executive recruiter with over ten years' experience, and a "mega-user" of LinkedIn (having well over 42,000 first degree connections), he has successfully used LinkedIn to close scores of searches. While reference will be made to Twitter and Facebook, parti…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
12 noonOne on One Resume Workshop
This hands-on class will guide you through formatting your resume in Microsoft Word. Please bring a written draft of your resume and a USB drive to save and/or print your resume.
Port Richmond LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
12:15 p.m. Introduction to the Internet
This two-part workshop will teach you : :How to define the internet and what it can be used for. Recognize Hardware and Software you can use to access the internetHow to break down a web address. About browsers such as Chrome,Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. Basic searching use search engines. How to sign up for and use e-mail.
Webster Library, AuditoriumAdults
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)
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
2:30 p.m.Google Series: Goggle Drive/Docs
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolvingword processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar.
58th Street Library, Computer ClassroomAdults,
50+,
Adults
3 p.m.Poetry Crash Course
A weekly 60 minute program for teens and pre-teens, introducing the basics of poetry. Workshop will cover fundamental poetic terminology, rhythm/meter, forms, and devices. Different poems will be covered each week, and basic terms reviewed in the context of weekly material. This way, students attending just one or two sessions will be able to keep up, while students who take multiple classes can build their knowledge in a deeper way. For ages 10-17
Hamilton Grange LibraryChildren,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Spa Time
Need an afternoon to pamper yourself? Want to make a gift for someone special? Learn how to make your own bath salts, lip balms, shower scrubs and more in this scent-ual workshop. Presented by Jailin Acevedo. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Melrose LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
4 p.m.Manga Drawing Workshop
Do you have the next manga series ready to pour through your fingertips? Join Misako Rocks and learn how to draw your own characters, plot your stories, and more! All materials will be provided. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Richmondtown LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
6 p.m.Dianne McIntyre’s Selfie Session
Regarded as “one of modern dance's reigning divas” by Time Out New York, Dianne McIntyre is a groundbreaking artistic pioneer, with an impressive career spanning over 4 decades of choreography for the dance and theatre stage, television, and film. McIntyre is also a generous and committed dance educator, having worked with young performers and choreographers throughout the country. Join us for a Selfie Session, where McIntyre offers an inspiring look into her process for creating a new dance on…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
6 p.m.Online Funding for Business
Thousands of businesses are started every year, but only a few of them get any funding beyond the occasional loan from friends and family. Online or "Crowd Funding" has the potential to change that by opening up channels for revenue for your business from grants, loans, and equity investments. Michael Pilla provides an overview of this new financial landscape: providing some background; discussing the options now open to entrepreneurs and small business; determining which sites might be right f…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
6:30 p.m.Chinese Calligraphy Workshops
Learn how to use a brush pen to write Chinese calligraphy with an experienced instructor. No Chinese language knowledge required. Library will provide supplies. Group meets in the Co-Lab in Mid-Manhattan Library on the Second Floor. Thursday evenings in March and April from 6:30 to 7:30 PM. Space is limited. Online Registration for each individual workshop is required. For more information please contact hungyunchang@nypl.org or call 212-576-0075. March 2015 April 2015…
Mid-Manhattan LibraryAdults
Friday, April 24, 2015
10 a.m.Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a free, fun 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. Those participating in the exercises must sign an activity release form.
Kingsbridge LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
10:30 a.m. MOVEMENT SPEAKS/HARLEM with Naomi Goldberg Hass/ Dances For A Variable Population
Photos by Meg Goldman Join us celebrating moving in strong and creative ways! In the months of September to December 2014, Naomi and company will lead seniors in Harlem in a series of dance fitness classes for older adults of all ages and abilities. Classes: Fridays from 10:30 AM - 12 PM. JANUARY - APRIL Jan 9 , 16, 23 , 30 Feb 27, Mar 6, 13, 20 , 27, Apr 3, 10, 17, 24 Program is free. Call 347-683-2691 for more information Older adults of all ages and abilities welcome. A…
George Bruce LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.(CEIS) Castle Hill Library: "New Job Search Club and Resume Clinic"
Meet with Mr. Kabir, CEIS Information Assistant assist you with formulating and / or revising your Resume and scheduling your appointment to meet with our dynamic Career Coach, Robyn L. Saunders. Image Courtesy of: CPJ Jobs
Castle Hill LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
11 a.m.Explorations of Color
This free art workshop taught by Miguel Cossio is for adults 55 and over. Participants in this art residency will experiment with color and light by working in various mediums such as pastel, watercolor and collage. Participants will explore the theory and science of mixing colors, creating new shades of colors (or hues), learn about cool and warm colors and how this affects our moods and emotions. Participants will work in various painting styles such as abstract, realism (still life) and sur…
Riverdale Library50+,
Adults
11:15 a.m.Investing Basics: Learn How to Make Informed Investment Decisions and Avoid Fraud
Alan Sorcher provides an overview of the different types of investment products and financial professionals, common red flags of fraud, and the questions to ask before investing Alan E. Sorcher is an Assistant Director in the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy (OIEA). Alan assists OIEA in its mission to inform and educate investors on frauds and other information relevant to investing in securities. Alan joined the SEC from Deloitte Finan…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
12:15 p.m.Lunch Time Knitting Circle
Are you interested in learning how to knit, or would you like to share skills and ideas with others? Have a knitting project you’re working on or would like to start? Bring your own needles, yarn and projects for an informal and friendly knitting circle for all skill levels. Knit, chat and learn from each other. Limited assistance will be available. (Registration is not required.)
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Adults
1 p.m.How To Give A Powerful Elevator Pitch
Steven Davis discusses techniques for grabbing your audience’s attention and getting the best results as you respond to the question, “So, tell me what are you looking for?” Steven Davis has coached thousands of technology, marketing and all levels of business professionals in diverse positions through roles as Practice Director in global recruiting firms and as a Career Counselor and Coach with JPMorgan Chase Career Services. He has over 20 years of industry experience being an impartial o…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 1Adults,
Businesspeople
2 p.m.APRIL FILM SERIES - THE LONG GOODBYE
For The Long Goodbye, Robert Altman successfully transports Philip Marlowe, incarnated by Elliott Gould, to the over-privileged, full-color 70s. Marlowe is lonely and shabby, yet does not seem an anachronism in the contemporary world. Unlike Bogart's Marlowe, this is a not especially tough Marlowe. He's a bright, conscientiously solemn nut, a guy who hopes for the best but expects the worst. This particular Philip Marlowe, despite evidence to the contrary, persists in believing that not all rela…
58th Street Library, Community Meeting RoomAdults
4:15 p.m.Home Buyer Workshop
Rev. Charles Butler explores the primary steps involved in the home buying process, an overview of the current housing market in New York City, various mortgage products and the essential qualifications financial lending institutions are requiring for prospective buyers to successfully obtain a mortgage. The discussion includes: Advantages/disadvantage of homeownership; Steps involved in the home buying process; Managing your money and using credit wisely; Deciding what type of home is right for…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 1Adults,
Businesspeople
Saturday, April 25, 2015
10:30 a.m.Children's Art Workshop
The Art Loisaida Foundation will host an exciting children's Art Workshop. All children are welcomed.
Tompkins Square Library, BasementChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
10:30 a.m.Artistic Dreams International
The ADI visual arts program teaches children to explore mixed media visual arts (drawing, painting, sculpture, etc.) Children learn to explore who they are and find their strengths. Through ADI's brief art history lesson before each art- making process, children are able to learn about historical and contemporary artists and movements. ADI holds art exhibits at the end of the workshop to allow the students to take pride in the work that they have done and share it with family, friends, and the…
Hamilton Grange Library, Children's RoomChildren
11 a.m.(CEIS) Morris Park Library: "Networking, Effective Communication and Job Search Workshop 2015"
NETWORKING, EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION & JOB SEARCH Effective communication is a key interpersonal skill. This workshop focuses on how to improve our communication as we proceed with our job search activities. photo courtesy of lifeafterengineering.wordpress.com Let's discuss the advantages and disadvantages, at greater length during our Workshop For More Information, Please contact CEIS Department at ceisdepartment@gmail, or call 718.579.4260
Morris Park LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
11 a.m.Resume & Social Media Workshop
Do you need help creating a resume, or maybe your resume needs a boost? Want to know what buzzwords job recruiters search for, so that your resume gets seen by employers? Join Danielle for a Resume Building and Social Media Workshop with a focus on strategy and technique. Don't forget to bring your resume! Danielle Sandler has an MBA from St. John's University and has been working in recruiting and human resources since 2009.
Bloomingdale LibraryAdults,
Job Seekers
12 noonWriting a LinkedIn Summary
Creating a LinkedIn profile is a "must" particularly for job-seekers. With 300 million profiles worldwide, it's no wonder that some employers don't even bother posting new openings anymore; instead, they search LinkedIn for potential candidates. It's also a "must" that your profile capture the attention of decision-makers. Yet, over 50% of profiles do not include a Summary -- 2,000 characters of prime real estate located below the Headline. By skipping a Summary, you miss a great opportunity…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
1 p.m.Breath and Meditation WorkshopSt. Agnes LibraryAdults
1 p.m.Resume Writing Lab
Do you need help putting together your resume? Come to this workshop and get assistance in developing a resume that’s organized, succinct and displays your best attributes to potential employers. This is also a great opportunity for anyone who needs access to a computer to work on their resume without assistance. Just sign-up and come in! Important note: Please bring a copy of your resume or resume outline and a USB flash drive or vaild email address to save your work.
96th Street LibraryJob Seekers
2:30 p.m.Sinatra: Time After Time
Vocalist Karen Luschar takes us on a sentimental journey through the rich music of Sinatra. His influence spanned three generations, as he crafted songs into American Standards and left an indelible imprint on our hearts. With almost 50 songs, this concert celebrates his career and music legacy, which still ‘makes us feel so young‘.... time after time. The Library for the Performing Arts is proud to offer free admission to programs on a first come, first served basis. Admission lines form one h…
New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Bruno Walter AuditoriumAdults
2:30 p.m.Staten Island OutLOUD Presents: Poetry Power!
Staten Island OutLOUD presents a friendly three-week workshop for adults: Saturdays April 11, 18 & 25, 2:30pm at the Stapleton Library. Free & fun! Try your hand as a writer, hear the work of some awesome poets, and enjoy creative self-expression. If you've never done any creative writing, or if you'd like to share some of your writing, we welcome you! We'll share some writers' tools - We'll explore the work of reknowned poets - We'll help you flex your writing muscles. Details on…
Stapleton Library, Community RoomAdults
3 p.m.From Chaos to Biology: The Physics of Self-Organization
Newton's equations of motion allow us to predict with great confidence how a pair of objects will move under the influence of their mutual interactions. Add another interacting object, and the system devolves into chaos. The objects' fate is as random as random can be, and provably unknowable. Add more objects and the situation only gets worse. How, then, can the multitude of molecules that make up a living cell organize themselves into the exquisite three-dimensional structures necessary…
Jefferson Market LibraryAdults
Monday, April 27, 2015
11 a.m.Roaring Chorus
Learn the Basics of Singing and Enjoy Building Music Skills in a Choral Workshop with Staten Island’s Musical Chairs Ensemble.
Richmondtown LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.Stay Well Exercise
Join us for a FREE, fun 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.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
11 a.m.One on One Resume Workshop
This hands-on class will guide you through formatting your resume in Microsoft Word. Please bring a written draft of your resume and a USB drive to save and/or print your resume.
Port Richmond LibraryAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
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