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Saturday, October 13, 2012
2 p.m.Hand-Made Crafternoon with Sarah Goldschadt: October 13th, 2012.
Join crafty librarian Jessica Pigza of the Rare Book Division and Crafternoon author Maura Madden at this free DIY day. We’ll be joined by designer, crafter, and writer Sarah Goldschadt. Sarah will share designs and ideas from her new book Craft-a-Day: 365 Simple Handmade Projects, and we’ll try our hand at one of the hundreds of creative projects in her book. We’ll have supplies on hand, as well as a spread of wonderful books from the Library’s collections for browsing. Check back here or at…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
2 p.m.Blogging 101
Learn what a blog is, see examples of blogs, learn how to blog and to create your own, using Wordpress.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court ClassroomsAdults
Saturday, October 27, 2012
2 p.m.Who Lived in a House Like This? How to Research the History of Your New York City Home.
Have you ever wondered about the history of your home? Who used to live there or what their lives were like? This class will show you how to research the history of your building and the people who owned and lived in it. The Milstein Division is home to one of the largest free United States history, local history and genealogy collections in the country. Looking at censuses, city directories, land conveyances, and photographs, newspapers and local histories available at the New York Public Libra…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and GenealogyAdults
Friday, November 2, 2012
12 noonBuilding Your Professional Network with LinkedIn & How To Use It In Your Job Search
John Crant demonstrates how to start networking with LinkedIn.com’s networking personal profiles and then use your expanded network in your search for your next career challenge. The discussion includes: • Your LinkedIn Profile, and Creating Your Own Personal Network • Networking Strategies to Expand Your Network • Whom should I ‘link’ with on LinkedIn? • Joining Groups will Benefit You in ways that You May Not Realize • Why Your Blog should be Linked to Your LinkedIn Profile • Expert Questions, Ans…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Saturday, November 3, 2012
11:30 a.m.Computer Tutoring Sessions (Morning)
Join us for an morning of one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities
2 p.m.Canceled
Hand-Made Crafternoon with Denyse Schmidt: November 3rd, 2012.
Join crafty librarian Jessica Pigza of the Rare Book Division and Crafternoon author Maura Madden for this free DIY day. We’ll be joined by artist and quilt designer Denyse Schmidt. In her new book, Denyse Schmidt: Modern Quilts, Traditional Inspiration, she offers thoroughly modern quilts that explore quilting’s rich past. We’ll have supplies on hand for a little history-inspired stitching project, as well as a spread of wonderful books from the Library’s collections for browsing. Check back he…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults
2 p.m.Computer Tutoring Sessions (Afternoon)
Join us for an afternoon of one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
2 p.m.Blogging 101
Learn what a blog is, see examples of blogs, learn how to blog and to create your own, using Wordpress.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court ClassroomsAdults
Saturday, November 10, 2012
11:30 a.m.Computer Tutoring Sessions (Morning)
Join us for an morning of one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities
2 p.m.Who Lived in a House Like This? How to Research the History of Your New York City Home.
Have you ever wondered about the history of your home? Who used to live there or what their lives were like? This class, taught by Philip Sutton, a librarian in the Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy, will show you how to research the history of your building and the people who owned and lived in it. The Milstein Division is home to one of the largest free United States history, local history and genealogy collections in the country. Looking at censuses, city…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and GenealogyAdults
2 p.m.Computer Tutoring Sessions (Afternoon)
Join us for an afternoon of one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities
Saturday, November 17, 2012
11:30 a.m.Computer Tutoring Sessions (Morning)
Join us for an morning of one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities
2 p.m.Computer Tutoring Sessions (Afternoon)
Join us for an afternoon of one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities
Saturday, November 24, 2012
11:30 a.m.Computer Tutoring Sessions (Morning)
Join us for an morning of one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities
2 p.m.Computer Tutoring Sessions (Afternoon)
Join us for an afternoon of one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service! This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities
Saturday, December 1, 2012
1 p.m.The Twitter Fiction Festival Live Event
Join a gathering of authors and readers of the first-ever Twitter Fiction Festival (#twitterfiction) for a live event of tweeting and storytelling. Experience literary experiments that challenge the boundaries of storytelling. Hosted by The New York Public Library, Twitter, The Brown Institute for Media Innovation, and Plympton. The Twitter Fiction Festival is running worldwide from November 28 to December 2, 2012, with participants selected by a distinguished panel of judges. NYPL Labs is an ex…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
2 p.m.Blogging 101
Learn what a blog is, see examples of blogs, learn how to blog and to create your own, using Wordpress.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court ClassroomsAdults
Saturday, December 8, 2012
2 p.m.Who Lived in a House Like This? How to Research the History of Your New York City Home.
Have you ever wondered about the history of your home? Who used to live there or what their lives were like? This class will show you how to research the history of your building and the people who owned and lived in it. The Milstein Division is home to one of the largest free United States history, local history and genealogy collections in the country. Looking at censuses, city directories, land conveyances, and photographs, newspapers and local histories available at the New York Public Libra…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court ClassroomsAdults
Friday, January 25, 2013
11:30 a.m. Computer Tutoring Sessions (Morning)
Join us for an morning of one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service!This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
2 p.m.Computer Tutoring Sessions (Afternoon)
Join us for an afternoon of one-on-one tutoring sessions! Our computer tutors can help you with everything from learning how to use a mouse, formatting a resume, setting up an email address, posting photos on the internet, starting a blog, using Microsoft Office, and more. Call or stop by the branch to sign up for one of our help sessions and get a personal tutor at your service!This program will run every Thursday and Saturday. Space is limited.
67th Street LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Immigrants,
Job Seekers,
Persons with Disabilities,
Adults
Saturday, January 26, 2013
2 p.m.Who Lived in a House Like This? How to Research the History of Your New York City Home.
Have you ever wondered about the history of your home? Who used to live there or what their lives were like? This class will show you how to research the history of your building and the people who owned and lived in it. The Milstein Division is home to one of the largest free United States history, local history and genealogy collections in the country. Looking at censuses, city directories, land conveyances, and photographs, newspapers and local histories available at the New York Public Libra…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court ClassroomsAdults
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
6 p.m.Self-Recruiter® Building Your Professional Network with LinkedIn & How To Use It In Your Job Search
John Crant demonstrates how to start networking with LinkedIn.com’s networking personal profiles and then use your expanded network in your search for your next career challenge. The discussion includes: Your LinkedIn Profile, and Creating Your Own Personal Network Networking Strategies to Expand Your Network Whom should I ‘link’ with on LinkedIn? Joining Groups will Benefit You in ways that You May Not Realize Why Your Blog should be Linked to Your LinkedIn Profile Expert Q…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thursday, February 14, 2013
1:15 p.m.Diplomacy, Divorces, and Dressing Up, or, "Love, Loss and What They Wore"
It can be said that Henry VIII was as hard on wives as other husbands are hard on clothing. However, both were terribly important to his world. As demonstrated by his 1991 exhibition "Henry VIII: A European Court in England", scholar and pundit David Starkey conclusively argued that the magnificence of Henry's courtly spectacle, the gathering of scholars and artists, and the collecting of rich objects by this king, brought England to the world arena. "Magnificence" in dress was essential to t…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, General Research DivisionAdults
Saturday, February 23, 2013
2 p.m.Who Lived in a House Like This? How to Research the History of Your New York City Home.
Have you ever wondered about the history of your home? Who used to live there or what their lives were like? This class will show you how to research the history of your building and the people who owned and lived in it. The Milstein Division is home to one of the largest free United States history, local history and genealogy collections in the country. Looking at censuses, city directories, land conveyances, and photographs, newspapers and local histories available at the New York Public Libra…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court ClassroomsAdults
Saturday, March 9, 2013
2 p.m.Hand-Made Crafternoon with Bert and Dana Freed: March 9th, 2013.
Join crafty librarian Jessica Pigza of the Rare Book Division and Crafternoon author Maura Madden for this free DIY event. Special guests will be mother and daughter bead artists Bert and Dana Freed. They'll share some of their beading skills and discuss their creative DIY outreach as founders of A Well Done Experience. We’ll have supplies on hand, as well as a spread of wonderful books from the Library’s collections for browsing. Check back here or at Hand-Made at NYPL for additional details…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults
Saturday, March 23, 2013
2 p.m.Who Lived in a House Like This? How to Research the History of Your New York City Home.
Have you ever wondered about the history of your home? Who used to live there or what their lives were like? This class will show you how to research the history of your building and the people who owned and lived in it. The Milstein Division is home to one of the largest free United States history, local history and genealogy collections in the country. Looking at censuses, city directories, land conveyances, and photographs, newspapers and local histories available at the New York Public Libra…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and GenealogyAdults
Saturday, April 6, 2013
2 p.m.Hand-Made Crafternoon with Creativebug: NEW DATE! April 6th, 2013.
Attention: Please note that this event will occur on April 6th (not, as previously planned, on Feb. 9th)! Details below: Join crafty librarian Jessica Pigza of the Rare Book Division and Crafternoon author Maura Madden for this free DIY event, hosted in collaboration with none other than Creativebug! Creativebug is a fabulous source for art and craft instruction, and on April 6th you'll meet Rebecca Ringquist, one of the artists who teach classes on this site, and she'll show us how to stitch pe…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
6 p.m. Self-Recruiter® Building Your Professional Network with LinkedIn & How To Use It In Your Job Search
John Crant demonstrates how to start networking with LinkedIn.com’s networking personal profiles and then use your expanded network in your search for your next career challenge. Topics covered include: Your LinkedIn Profile, and Creating Your Own Personal Network Networking Strategies to Expand Your Network Whom should I ‘link’ with on LinkedIn? Joining Groups will Benefit You in ways that You May Not Realize Why Your Blog should be Linked to Your LinkedIn Profile Expert Qu…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Saturday, April 20, 2013
2 p.m.Hand-Made Crafternoon with Amy Azzarito: April 20th, 2013.
Join crafty librarian Jessica Pigza of the Rare Book Division and Crafternoon author Maura Madden for this free DIY event for adults, with guest Amy Azzarito. All you need to do is bring a few pieces of 1.5-inch or 2-inch PVC coupling (available for less than a dollar in hardware stores; we'll have a few to share if you can't find any), a nice sharp pair of craft scissors that can cut through duct tape (we'll have scissors on hand as well to share), and your creativity! Amy once worked at NYPL--…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults
Saturday, April 27, 2013
2 a.m.Canceled
Who Lived in a House Like This? How to Research the History of Your New York City Home.
Have you ever wondered about the history of your home? Who used to live there or what their lives were like? This class will show you how to research the history of your building and the people who owned and lived in it. The Milstein Division is home to one of the largest free United States history, local history and genealogy collections in the country. Looking at censuses, city directories, land conveyances, and photographs, newspapers and local histories available at the New York Public Libra…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court ClassroomsAdults
Saturday, May 4, 2013
2:30 p.m.Tamara Gonzales and Sharon Butler - An Artist Dialogue Series Event
Artist Tamara Gonzales and writer and artist Sharon Butler discuss the ideas behind Gonzales’s paintings and her pinkpurple Tumblr site pinkpurplefeeder.tumblr.com, her site-specific installation for Art in The Corner Room and the Art in the Windows exhibition Play Button featuring a collection of artists' books and zines by Brian Belott, Pam Butler, Tamara Gonzales, Maggie Lee, Craig Olson, and Elisa Soliven. The zine party follows the audience Q&A. PINKPURPLE (detail), 2012-2013. Spray pa…
Mid-Manhattan Library, The Corner RoomAdults
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
5:30 p.m.New York’s Censuses and City Directories: Ancestral Record Links Across Decennial Gaps of Federal Censuses
Part of the New York Genealogical & Biographical Society Lecture Series City directories are a much used resource here at the library, and the Milstein Division provides access to an extensive range of New York City and United States city directories, from the late 17th century through, in some instances, the 1960s. The humble city directory can be used in a wide variety of ways. Locating then distinguishing New Yorkers with similar names is daunting, especially in decennial gaps. This prese…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and GenealogyAdults
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
6 p.m.Self-Recruiter® Building Your Professional Network With LinkedIn & How To Use It For Your Job Search
John Crant demonstrates how to start networking with LinkedIn.com’s networking personal profiles and then use your expanded network in your search for your next career challenge. The discussion includes: Your LinkedIn Profile, and Creating Your Own Personal Network Networking Strategies to Expand Your Network Whom Should I ‘link’ with on LinkedIn? Joining Groups Will Benefit You in Ways That You May Not Realize Why Your Blog Should Be Linked to Your LinkedIn Profile Ex…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thursday, June 13, 2013
6 p.m.Storytelling Strategies for Small Businesses
As a small business owner, you must create the best coaching programs, write the most compelling books or produce the tastiest cupcakes to serve your customers and delight your clients. And integrating your personal story in your communications and interactions can help you stand out in the crowd. Regina D’Alesio discusses how small businesses can leverage public speaking opportunities to connect with clients and expand their reach. The discussion includes: Clarify your story, purpose…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
6 p.m.Who Lived in a House Like This? How to Research the History of Your New York City Home.
Have you ever wondered about the history of your home? Who used to live there or what their lives were like? This class will show you how to research the history of your building and the people who owned and lived in it. The Milstein Division is home to one of the largest free United States history, local history and genealogy collections in the country. Looking at censuses, city directories, land conveyances, and photographs, newspapers and local histories available at the New York Public Libra…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and GenealogyAdults
Monday, August 5, 2013
9:30 a.m.NYPL Education Innovation Institute
NYPL is searching for innovative master teachers at the middle and high school level who would like to join a three-week long, collaborative summer exploration program based at The New York Public Library's flagship Stephen A. Schwarzman Building at 42nd Street and Fifth Avenue. The Education Innovation @ NYPL Summer Institute will take place in August 2013 (August 5th through August 23rd, Monday-Friday, 9:30 am to 4:00 pm for 3 weeks). Institute participants will: Learn about NYPL's vast…
Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingTeachers
Saturday, August 17, 2013
2 p.m.Who Lived in a House Like This? How to Research the History of Your New York City Home.
Have you ever wondered about the history of your home? Who used to live there or what their lives were like? This class will show you how to research the history of your building and the people who owned and lived in it. The Milstein Division is home to one of the largest free United States history, local history and genealogy collections in the country. Looking at censuses, city directories, land conveyances, and photographs, newspapers and local histories available at the New York Public Libra…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court ClassroomsAdults
Thursday, August 29, 2013
6 p.m.Self-Recruiter® Building Your Professional Network With LinkedIn & How To Use It For Your Job Search
John Crant demonstrates how to start networking with LinkedIn.com’s networking personal profiles and then use your expanded network in your search for your next career challenge. The discussion includes: Your LinkedIn Profile, and Creating Your Own Personal Network Networking Strategies to Expand Your Network Whom should I ‘link’ with on LinkedIn? Joining Groups will Benefit You in ways that You May Not Realize Why Your Blog should be Linked to Your LinkedIn Profile Exper…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tuesday, September 3, 2013
2 p.m.Blogging 101
Learn what a blog is, see examples of blogs, learn how to blog and to create your own, using Wordpress.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court ClassroomsAdults
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
6 p.m.Who Lived in a House Like This? How to Research the History of Your New York City Home.
Have you ever wondered about the history of your home? Who used to live there or what their lives were like? This class will show you how to research the history of your building and the people who owned and lived in it. The Milstein Division is home to one of the largest free United States history, local history and genealogy collections in the country. Looking at censuses, city directories, land conveyances, maps, photographs, newspapers, and local histories available at the New York Public Li…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court ClassroomsAdults
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