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Friday, February 12, 2016
3:15 p.m.MS PowerPoint 2010 for Beginners pt.1
Learn how to create a presentation using Microsoft Power Point 2010. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images, drawings, videos, and running your slideshow. Class Format: Hands on Skill prerequisites: Typing and Keyboard Basics & Mouse Basics Audience: Adults, Businesspeople, Job Seekers Online Advance Registration Seating is at 3:15 p.m. for those who have registered for the class. Please arrive early - you will not be admitted once the class has started. Ar…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
Saturday, February 13, 2016
12 noonMaximizing Your IRA & 401(k)
Optimize your retirement plans; including contribution levels for each type of plan, as well as optimal asset allocation for different time horizons. Presented by the Financial Planning Association of NY. Seating is on first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
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 1Adults,
Businesspeople
12 noonSelf-Recruiter® Lecture Series The Paradigm Shift in Job Search: Marketing Yourself To The Decision-Maker
John Crant discusses techniques for getting the attention of hiring managers. The discussion includes: Just Who Is It That Makes the Decisions? Finding the Decision-maker(s)... (There Are Almost Always More Than One...) Email, Voicemail, LinkedIn, and Snail Mail... Oh, My! Catching Attention: It Has To Be About Them It's All About The Message (By Which I Mean: Value) Seating is on a first come , first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
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.De-Mystifying Twitter for Small Business: Tweeting Towards Sales
Charlie Conard answers common questions about Twitter for business owners, including: Getting your business started on Twitter How do hashtags work and why are they important? Learning to write an effective tweet –in under 140 characters! Case Studies: See how Twitter has helped other small-business owners transform Get a clear understanding of how Twitter works and the ways it can help your small business build sales. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Healy HallAdults,
Businesspeople
6 p.m. StartUp! 2016 Workshop 2: Developing Your Marketing Plan
This is the second training workshop for the New York StartUP! 2016 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. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Healy Hall
Array
Adults,
Businesspeople
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
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 1Adults,
Businesspeople
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 her…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Job Seekers
3:15 p.m.Introduction to Patents
General overview of patents and patent resources available at SIBL. 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,
Businesspeople
6 p.m.Who Are You and What Are You Supposed to Be Doing With Your Life?
Kristina Leonardi discusses re-assessing who you are and what you should be doing with your life so you can achieve fulfillment on all levels, and at the same time enable you to serve others. Kristina shares with you how she came to form The Women’s Mosaic and how the tools and lessons she has learned can help you create a more gratifying career and life path for yourself. Seating is on a first come , first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
6 p.m.SBA - Emerging Leaders Program Information Session
The SBA New York District office is funded for the 2nd year to offer the Emerging Leaders executive level training initiative. The goal of the program is to identify existing urban based small businesses that show a high potential for growth and to provide them with the network, resources and motivation required to build a sustainable business of size and scale. There are 15 slots at each location open for businesses that meet the following criteria: At least $400,000 in annual sales but n…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults,
Businesspeople
Thursday, February 18, 2016
1 p.m.Free E-file Tax Assistance
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. Mondays: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Thursdays: 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Businesspeople
3:15 p.m.Global Business News and More Using Factiva
Search 9,000 publications in 118 countries and 22 languages. Explore Factiva's worldwide content. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis. Search for more SIBL programs and classes.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
6 p.m.Do You Have A “Perfect Pitch”?
Everyone needs a simple and compelling way to explain what they do. It's the key to successfully prospecting networking events, chance meetings. This is a challenge that every job seeker, entrepreneur, marketer, and sales person must excel at, and yet most do it poorly. Presented by Steven Davis. Steven Davis discusses how to communicate what you do in the time it takes to ride an elevator from ground level until the door opens and you have to leave. For those of us living in New York, we have…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
6 p.m.Life Skills: Budgeting, Credit, & Debt
This class introduces savings and budget concepts. Reviews banks and banking products, including debit and credit cards, how to reduce indebtedness. The class also introduces investment principles. 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,
Businesspeople
Friday, February 19, 2016
12 noonFeeling Stuck? There is a tool for that...
We all start off the New Year with good intentions. We are ready to jump into action with our plans and then the voices in our head start; “I’m too old to change careers” or “I don’t know enough” Sound familiar? These voices are loud, paralyzing and we believe them. They have the ability to stop us from moving forward and creating the life/career we want. Is this where you are? Are you finding reasons not to take the steps needed to make change? Are you sabotaging your good intentions?…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
1 p.m.Free E-file Tax Assistance
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. Mondays: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Thursdays: 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Businesspeople
1:15 p.m.Planning for a Successful Retirement
Where will the money come from! This class describes a variety of tax advantaged accounts that individuals can set up to help them acquire the nest egg necessary for retirement and/or college bound children. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
3:15 p.m.MS PowerPoint 2010 for Beginners p.2
Learn how to create a presentation using Microsoft Power Point 2010. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images, drawings, videos, and running your slideshow. Class Format: Hands on Skill prerequisites: Typing and Keyboard Basics & Mouse Basics Audience: Adults, Businesspeople, Job Seekers Online Advance Registration Seating is at 3:15 p.m. for those who have registered for the class. Please arrive early - you will not be admitted once the class has started. Ar…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
Saturday, February 20, 2016
1 p.m.Are you "fluent" in LinkedIn?
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, performing basic and advanced job search using LinkedIn, 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
1 p.m.Free E-file Tax Assistance
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. Mondays: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Thursdays: 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Businesspeople
Monday, February 22, 2016
11 a.m.Free E-file Tax Assistance
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. Mondays: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Thursdays: 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Businesspeople
1:15 p.m.Facebook for Business for Beginners
This class is intended for active users of Facebook in its social media capacity. We will discuss the creation of a Facebook page for your business/organization, posting, etiquette, editing/maintenance, marketing and usage statistics. 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
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
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 1Adults,
Businesspeople
6 p.m.Know Before You Enroll
Thomas Warga discusses how to evaluate different education options including recognizing the red flags of bad choices, using College Scorecard, and utilizing the Federal Government’s new college rating website. Learn about the different types of financial aid before incurring large debt and about choices for dealing with debt from student loans. Thomas Warga is a volunteer with the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of the Community Service Society. He is a financial coach for the Community…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
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 1Adults,
Businesspeople
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 her…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Job Seekers
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 her…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Job Seekers
6 p.m.​How Behavioral Science Can Help Us Have a Good Day​
​Whether we have a good day or not depends partly on things we can’t control – perhaps there’s a crisis at work or our colleagues are cranky today. But behavioral science shows us that many things that seem “fixed” or “random” can be surprisingly strongly influenced by our own actions, once we understand just a little of how the brain works. Caroline Webb demonstrates how tiny tweaks to our daily routines can transform our experience of what happens around us, the number of hours in the day, ou…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thursday, February 25, 2016
1 p.m.Free E-File Tax Assistance
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. Mondays: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Thursdays: 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00…
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 o…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
6 p.m.5 Secrets to a Steady Flow of New Clients with the Limited Time and Money You Have
Most small businesses struggle to have a consistent flow of clients. Even very successful firms endure “boom and bust” cycles of busyness followed by dry spells. And who has extra time or money to spend on business development? Evan Horowitz discusses the five very common traps that sabotage the whole sales and marketing process and hold many entrepreneurs back from the success they want. These traps sabotage the whole sales and marketing process. Evan has seen time and again that when sm…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Friday, February 26, 2016
1 p.m.Free E-File Tax Assistance
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. Mondays: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Thursdays: 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Businesspeople
Saturday, February 27, 2016
12 noonBond Basics
Learn how bonds work, the different types, and the pros and cons of investing in them. Presented by the Financial Planning Association of NY. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
12 noonBond Basics
Learn how bonds work, the different types, and the pros and cons of investing in them. Presented by the Financial Planning Association of NY. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
12:30 p.m. StartUp! 2016 Workshop 2: Developing Your Marketing Plan
This is the second training workshop for the New York StartUP! 2016 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. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Healy HallAdults,
Businesspeople
1 p.m.Free E-file Tax Assistance
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. Mondays: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Thursdays: 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Businesspeople
Sunday, February 28, 2016
11 a.m. AARP Tax-Aide: Free Tax Assistance and Preparation
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. Mondays: 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Thursdays: 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
Businesspeople
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
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), Healy HallAdults,
Businesspeople
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