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All Programs

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TimeEventLocationAudience
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
3:15 p.m.Mutual Funds and ETFs
This class clarifies the differences between mutual funds and ETFs. We explain concepts such as net asset value and capital gains distributions, and demonstrate how to read a mutual fund statement. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults
5:30 p.m.English Conversation Program for Speakers of Other Languages Winter 2015 Science, Industry, and Business Library
Classes are held three times a year (Fall, Winter, and Spring) and are for intermediate levels only. Registration is in person at the branch where the class is held. First come, first served. Space is limited. Classes are open to adults (age 16 or over). Testing follows registration. Documentation is not required. No child care provided www.org/events/classes/english-converation Registration and testing: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 @ 5:30pm Groups meet Tuesdays,6:30-7:30 February 3, 10…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)Adults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
6 p.m.Canceled
CANCELED - Health Care Reform: What It Means To You
This program has been canceled. There has been information and misinformation about what ObamaCare means for individuals and small businesses. There have also been thousands of pages of law and regulations written about it. The truth is, it means different things for different people. And no matter who you are, whether you have health insurance or not, it means something for you. Audrey Diop explains what ObamaCare means for you. Audrey is the Director of Health Insurance Initiatives for…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
1 p.m.WorkSearch Orientation
Are you a 40+ job seeker? WorkSearch is an online system which provides links to job openings, skills assessment tools, and training programs at no cost to individuals. After taking the orientation, WorkSearch is accessible to registrants through the Internet, or through Library computers. Attendees will be shown how to download the information to a USB flash drive(Bring your own USB drive). Space is limited. No advance registration required- First come, first seated. Seating is not guaran…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Job Seekers
1:15 p.m.Career Resources
Description: Explore job/career resources available at the Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL) and other public sites; Find industry and career advice, resume guides and more. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
6 p.m.Gamification: Coursera Discussion Group
The Gamification Coursera discussion group will be held during this time. This is a discussion group for students registered online for Gamification and will not be open to the general public: https://www.coursera.org/course/gamification
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
6 p.m.Dare to Change
Change is constant and inevitable in our daily life. Oihan Lobato Medina of Infinity North America, discusses how to cope with change in a proactive way and how to flip change to your advantage in terms of personal and professional development. Infinity North America Infinity is a consulting firm specializing in organizational development and managerial education with strong identity around guiding principles. Seating is on a first come,…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thursday, January 29, 2015
1 p.m.E-file
To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $60,000 (adjusted gross income; per tax return). Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills Bring all necessary documentation and information (see Tax Time flyer at www.nypl.org/taxhelp) NEW: If you purchased health insurance through the marketplace, bring form 1095-A, and dependents' proof of income. Offered at SIBL: Mondays: 11:00am - 3:00pm Thursdays: 1:00 - 6:00pm Fridays & Saturdays: 1:00pm - 5:…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Businesspeople
3:15 p.m.Researching the 5 Ps of Your Marketing Plan: Product, People ,Price, Plan, and Promotion
How to research the 5 P's to help you arrive at informed marketing decisions, increasing the potential for your business to grow. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
6 p.m.StartUp! Workshop 1: Business Planning Research and Resources
This is the first training workshop for the New York StartUP! 2015 Business Plan Competition. Learn what a business plan requires and how to do the necessary research. This session will be offered three times in January. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise noted. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Healy HallAdults,
Businesspeople
Friday, January 30, 2015
1 p.m.E-file
To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $60,000 (adjusted gross income; per tax return). Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills Bring all necessary documentation and information (see Tax Time flyer at www.nypl.org/taxhelp) NEW: If you purchased health insurance through the marketplace, bring form 1095-A, and dependents' proof of income. Offered at SIBL: Mondays: 11:00am - 3:00pm Thursdays: 1:00 - 6:00pm Fridays & Saturdays: 1:00pm - 5:…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Businesspeople
1:15 p.m.Bonds & Bond Mutual Funds: Investment Resources at SIBL
An introduction to bonds and to the best of SIBL’s print and electronic resources for researching bonds and bond mutual funds. Other public web sites are introduced. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
3:15 p.m.LinkedIn Best Practices
Learn strategies and tips on how to utilize your LinkedIn account in your job search, including customizing your LinkedIn profile, strategies for determining LinkedIn groups to join, and more. LinkedIn users who already have an account will benefit from the class the most. We will not discuss how to create an account. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
Saturday, January 31, 2015
11:30 a.m.Writing a LinkedIn Summary - Pre-Registration Required
Pre-registration required. Creating a LinkedIn profile is a "must" particularly for job-seekers. With 300 million profiles, 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 the profiles do not include a Summary -- 2,000 characters of prime real estate located below the Headline. By skipping a Summary, you…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
1 p.m.E-file
To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $60,000 (adjusted gross income; per tax return). Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills Bring all necessary documentation and information (see Tax Time flyer at www.nypl.org/taxhelp) NEW: If you purchased health insurance through the marketplace, bring form 1095-A, and dependents' proof of income. Offered at SIBL: Mondays: 11:00am - 3:00pm Thursdays: 1:00 - 6:00pm Fridays & Saturdays: 1:00pm - 5:…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Businesspeople
Monday, February 2, 2015
11 a.m.E-file
To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $60,000 (adjusted gross income; per tax return). Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills Bring all necessary documentation and information (see Tax Time flyer at www.nypl.org/taxhelp) NEW: If you purchased health insurance through the marketplace, bring form 1095-A, and dependents' proof of income. Offered at SIBL: Mondays: 11:00am - 3:00pm Thursdays: 1:00 - 6:00pm Fridays & Saturdays: 1:00pm - 5:…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Businesspeople
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
10 a.m.AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation
AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation Doors open at 10:00 a.m. Tax filers will be assisted on a first come, first served basis. Service cannot be guaranteed on any given day. However, you can return the following day/week or visit another of our over 25 sites in Manhattan or 3 sites in the Bronx. (www.nypl.org/tax help) Be prepared - bring the following: Government Issued Photo ID Social Security Cards for you and all dependents All Income related items All Ded…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Businesspeople
6 p.m.Interview Intervention: The Self Recruiter® Interview Checklist
John Crant shows how to research a job opportunity that you are about to interview for, to fully prepare for interview success, and the right follow up after your interview. The discussion includes: Success is About Preparation Researching the Company, Job and More... before the Interview Be Ready to Impress: The Self Recruiter® INTERVIEW CHECKLIST Thank You Notes that Solve Your Problems in Advance Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise noted. Cli…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
10 a.m.AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation
AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation Doors open at 10:00 a.m. Tax filers will be assisted on a first come, first served basis. Service cannot be guaranteed on any given day. However, you can return the following day/week or visit another of our over 25 sites in Manhattan or 3 sites in the Bronx. (www.nypl.org/tax help) Be prepared - bring the following: Government Issued Photo ID Social Security Cards for you and all dependents All Income related items All Ded…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Businesspeople
1 p.m.WorkSearch Orientation
Are you a 40+ job seeker? WorkSearch is an online system which provides links to job openings, skills assessment tools, and training programs at no cost to individuals. After taking the orientation, WorkSearch is accessible to registrants through the Internet, or through Library computers. Attendees will be shown how to download the information to a USB flash drive(Bring your own USB drive). Space is limited. No advance registration required- First come, first seated. Seating is not guaran…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Job Seekers
6 p.m.Gamification: Coursera Discussion Group
The Gamification Coursera discussion group will be held during this time. This is a discussion group for students registered online for Gamification and will not be open to the general public: https://www.coursera.org/course/gamification
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
6 p.m.Dominate Your Fate℠: 3 RED keys to change to your choice career, not to allow your career to change your choices
Are you less than thrilled with your current job? Do you dream of pursuing a passion in a different industry but don't know how to pull it off? Ryan Renteria explains how you can apply his unique and proven process to switch fields to your dream career. Topics covered include: research, networking, standing out, resumes, cover letters, interviewing,and mindset. Ryan Renteria is an expert in landing hard-to-get jobs. He got hired by Goldman Sachs with zero work experience, became a partner…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thursday, February 5, 2015
1 p.m.E-file
To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $60,000 (adjusted gross income; per tax return). Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills Bring all necessary documentation and information (see Tax Time flyer at www.nypl.org/taxhelp) NEW: If you purchased health insurance through the marketplace, bring form 1095-A, and dependents' proof of income. Offered at SIBL: Mondays: 11:00am - 3:00pm Thursdays: 1:00 - 6:00pm Fridays & Saturdays: 1:00pm - 5:…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Businesspeople
2 p.m.Critique Your Resume - Pre-Registration Required
Pre-registration required. Are your resumes getting you interviews? Are you submitting the same resume for each job posting? Successful job-seekers customize their resume for each position in order to let hiring managers know immediately that they are a good fit. Learn how to incorporate the language from a job posting into a Keyword-rich Summary. Participants must bring a current resume and 2 job postings. This class is most appropriate for job seekers with at least 5 years of prior…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
6 p.m.Powerful First Impressions: How to Find and Get the Job You Really Want
How to Ace Every Job Interview (Even if you are not the best candidate!) How many interview have you been on...and how many offers have you received? Barry Cohen, former CUNY Employment Coordinator, discusses the “hidden” techniques and strategies you need to ace that next job interview. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise noted. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Friday, February 6, 2015
1 p.m.E-file
To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $60,000 (adjusted gross income; per tax return). Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills Bring all necessary documentation and information (see Tax Time flyer at www.nypl.org/taxhelp) NEW: If you purchased health insurance through the marketplace, bring form 1095-A, and dependents' proof of income. Offered at SIBL: Mondays: 11:00am - 3:00pm Thursdays: 1:00 - 6:00pm Fridays & Saturdays: 1:00pm - 5:…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Businesspeople
Saturday, February 7, 2015
12 noonAvoiding Common Mistakes on Wills
Having a will is a key step in making sure that your assets go where you want them to when you're gone. Learn how you can simplify the process. Presented by Doug Schnapp Presented by the Financial Planning Association of New York. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults
12:30 p.m.StartUp! 2015 Workshop 2: Developing Your Marketing Plan
This is the second training workshop for the New York StartUP! 2015 Business Plan Competition. Learn how to develop a marketing plan for your business. This session will be offered three times in February. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise noted. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Healy HallAdults,
Businesspeople
1 p.m.E-file
To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $60,000 (adjusted gross income; per tax return). Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills Bring all necessary documentation and information (see Tax Time flyer at www.nypl.org/taxhelp) NEW: If you purchased health insurance through the marketplace, bring form 1095-A, and dependents' proof of income. Offered at SIBL: Mondays: 11:00am - 3:00pm Thursdays: 1:00 - 6:00pm Fridays & Saturdays: 1:00pm - 5:…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Businesspeople
Monday, February 9, 2015
11 a.m.E-file
To participate in this free program, you must: Earn less than $60,000 (adjusted gross income; per tax return). Have a valid e-mail address and basic computer skills Bring all necessary documentation and information (see Tax Time flyer at www.nypl.org/taxhelp) NEW: If you purchased health insurance through the marketplace, bring form 1095-A, and dependents' proof of income. Offered at SIBL: Mondays: 11:00am - 3:00pm Thursdays: 1:00 - 6:00pm Fridays & Saturdays: 1:00pm - 5:…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Businesspeople
4 p.m.ABOYO - A Business of Your Own: Is It for You?
Founded in 1966 in Harlem, the Workshop in Business Opportunities (WIBO) is a private non-profit organization that is committed to assisting men and women with the drive to become successful entrepreneurs. WIBO’s mission is to enable small business owners and budding entrepreneurs from under-served communities to obtain financial success by starting, operating, and building successful businesses that develop economic power, provide jobs, and improve communities. To learn more about our 16-Week…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 014/015Adults,
Businesspeople
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
10 a.m.AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation
AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation Doors open at 10:00 a.m. Tax filers will be assisted on a first come, first served basis. Service cannot be guaranteed on any given day. However, you can return the following day/week or visit another of our over 25 sites in Manhattan or 3 sites in the Bronx. (www.nypl.org/tax help) Be prepared - bring the following: Government Issued Photo ID Social Security Cards for you and all dependents All Income related items All Ded…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Businesspeople
12 noonSelf-Recruiter® Career Evolution: Preparing For Your Career's Next Leap with Social Media Marketing
John Crant shows how to lay the groundwork to take your career to the next level, to get on the 'short list' for that next promotion, and to market your achievements continually. The discussion includes: Perception Is Reality: So, Change Reality Credit, Where Credit Is Do –and How To Get Yours Sharing Accolades Shines the Light on You Too Be Seen as a Leader, By Being a Leader Manage Your Career 'Marketing' Materials: Using LinkedIn, Groups, Blogs & More Your Signature Block…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
6 p.m.4 Keys to Success: Credit, Cash Flow, Customers and Cons
Claire Rosenzweig, President, Better Business Bureau of Metropolitan New York offers a workshop for small business owners/managers and new entrepreneurs. The discussion includes the four key elements that affect business success and give tips about how to handle them effectively. Bring your questions! Claire Rosenzweig, CAE, is President and CEO of the Better Business Bureau of Metropolitan New York (BBB), and The Education and Research Foundation of the BBB. Ms. Rosenzweig is a member and Pas…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults
6 p.m.StartUp! 2015 Workshop 2: Developing Your Marketing Plan
This is the second training workshop for the New York StartUP! 2015 Business Plan Competition. Learn how to develop a marketing plan for your business. This session will be offered three times in February. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis unless otherwise noted. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Healy HallAdults,
Businesspeople
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
10 a.m.AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation
AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation Doors open at 10:00 a.m. Tax filers will be assisted on a first come, first served basis. Service cannot be guaranteed on any given day. However, you can return the following day/week or visit another of our over 25 sites in Manhattan or 3 sites in the Bronx. (www.nypl.org/tax help) Be prepared - bring the following: Government Issued Photo ID Social Security Cards for you and all dependents All Income related items All Ded…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Businesspeople
12 noonDeliver Powerful Presentations that get RESULTS!
Whether presenting to your boss, business prospects, colleagues, or a potential employer, the best presentations share key features. And #1 on the list: they answer the question every audience member has—“how can this help me?” Robert Hellmann, of www.hellmannconsulting.com and the author of PEAK Presentations, gives you the keys to a powerful presentation. Through client case studies and Hellmann Career Consulting’s RESULTS methodology, learn new techniques you can use immediately to engage…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
1 p.m.WorkSearch Orientation
Are you a 40+ job seeker? WorkSearch is an online system which provides links to job openings, skills assessment tools, and training programs at no cost to individuals. After taking the orientation, WorkSearch is accessible to registrants through the Internet, or through Library computers. Attendees will be shown how to download the information to a USB flash drive(Bring your own USB drive). Space is limited. No advance registration required- First come, first seated. Seating is not guaran…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Job Seekers
6 p.m.Gamification: Coursera Discussion Group
The Gamification Coursera discussion group will be held during this time. This is a discussion group for students registered online for Gamification and will not be open to the general public: https://www.coursera.org/course/gamification
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
6 p.m.Career Management for Introverts
Do you feel you shouldn’t have to sell yourself? Are you uncomfortable around people who are talking about their accomplishments? Do you find yourself looking for ways to get out of conversations rather than into them? Perhaps instead you find yourself coming up with the answer while the person you are listening to goes on and on or maybe you like to take time to consider your answers. Sound familiar? Win Sheffield discusses ways to move ahead in the face of shyness and reluctance to talk to…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
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