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Saturday, February 28, 2015
10 a.m.Super Smash Saturdays @ Grand Central
Do you love Super Smash Brothers as much as we do? Bring your own Nintendo GameCube controller and join other SSB fanatics from around NYC in our weekly day-long tournaments on multiple CRT televisions!
Grand Central Library, Teen CentralTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Monday, March 2, 2015
1 p.m.Midday Book Discussion: TransAtlantic by Colum McCann
Pick up your copy today and join us for a fun and lively discussion!
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
Book Lovers
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
12:15 p.m.Grand Central Public Speaking Workshop
Public speaking is an essential skill in today's workplace and a valuable ability to have to further your endeavors in whatever you're doing. The Grand Central Public Speaking Workshop, a continuing series held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month, is led by experienced public speakers in a supportive environment. All materials for this workshop are provided.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers
3:30 p.m.Google+
A social networking platform for gmail users which gives easy access to Google apps such as Google drive, docs, etc. Come learn about this great social networking system and how it can be beneficial to you and your Google community.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
12:30 p.m.Using Cover Letters, Bios, Thank You Notes and Reference Lists in your Job Search: A Career Thinker workshop with Tom Powner
You could be selling yourself short by not sending a cover letter with your resume or not sending a thank you letter after an interview. Many job seekers choose to take the advice that cover letters or thank you letters are not needed, well that’s the easy choice, but isn’t the best one. Learn about these important documents and review samples of each. Why cover letters are still needed with your resume. What should be included in your cover letter? How Bios can be a great tool in your job se…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomJob Seekers
4 p.m.Reading Is Central: Preschool Story Time
Stories and songs for 3-5 year olds.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, March 5, 2015
10 a.m.Toddler Time
Two Toddler Times on Thursdays at 10 AM and 11 AM! Toddlers from 18 months to 4 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11 a.m.Toddler Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 4 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Friday, March 6, 2015
4 p.m.Craft Fun!
Fun crafts for ages 4-12.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Monday, March 9, 2015
1 p.m.Writing Process
Whether you’re writing an essay, a business letter, a research report, copy for an ad agency or a short story, writers go through a process to get to an excellent finished product. Ms. Stahl will teach you how to go through that process – and the three stages of the writing process: 1) Pre-writing (asking the right questions about audience, purpose, and tone, clarifying your objective, brainstorming possible ideas, and pre-thinking your main point, plus organizing your ideas) 2) Drafting (yo…
Grand Central LibraryAdults
5:30 p.m.Monthly Meditation: Meditation for Body, Mind, and Spirit
The scientific community has recently been exploring the use of meditation as a healing modality. Join our speakers for a monthly series as they discuss the extraordinary effect of meditation to reduce stress-related responses, improve concentration, enhance clarity of thought and mental equilibrium. They will also present a simple, yet powerful, meditation technique that can enrich one’s well being. Meditation is easy to learn and can bring about a sense of peace, calm and balance. Through me…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
3:30 p.m.Google Hangouts
Learn all about Video Chatting via Google Hangouts
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
12:30 p.m.Networking with LinkedIn for Job/Career Success
We have all heard that networking is still one of the most powerful methods of connecting to career/job opportunities and will most likely stay that way forever. But most people don’t know how to effectively build and use network to increase their odds to connect to opportunities. Having a strong network is important for everyone whether you’re employed or in a job search. What is networking? Is networking really effective? What are some of today’s tools to support building a network…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomJob Seekers
4 p.m.Reading Is Central: Preschool Story Time
Stories and songs for 3-5 year olds.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, March 12, 2015
10 a.m.Toddler Time
Two Toddler Times on Thursdays at 10 AM and 11 AM! Toddlers from 18 months to 4 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11 a.m.Toddler Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 4 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
4 p.m.Get Real! Love and Relationships
Got questions about getting the right boy or girl for you? When should you start dating? How do you know if it's true love? What happens when the relationship gets rough? Our dating guru, Lesley Moody, can help you out! For ages 12 to 18 years old.
Grand Central LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, March 13, 2015
4 p.m.Craft Fun!
Fun crafts for ages 4-12.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Monday, March 16, 2015
11 a.m.Puppet Playtime
Join Nicola McEldowney and her puppets for a fun-filled (also educational!) session of songs, stories and surprises. We'll play games, learn new songs, and meet lots of friendly puppets. Suitable for children ages 0 to 4 years old with their parent/caregiver.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
12:15 p.m.Grand Central Public Speaking Workshop
Public speaking is an essential skill in today's workplace and a valuable ability to have to further your endeavors in whatever you're doing. The Grand Central Public Speaking Workshop, a continuing series held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month, is led by experienced public speakers in a supportive environment. All materials for this workshop are provided.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers
3:30 p.m.Google Drive
Learn how to create, edit and share online documents using Google's ever-evolving word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and calendar programs.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
5:30 p.m.After Hours Book Club: Discussing Brooklyn, by Colm Toibin
Spend an hour of St Patty's Day with the Irish! Join us for a lively discussion of Brooklyn, by Colm Toibin.
Grand Central LibraryAdults
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
12:30 p.m.Preparing for Job Interviews
The more you prepare the less intimidating they become Increase your chances of hearing the words “You’re Hired” by knowing how to prepare for an interview. Too many job seekers don’t place enough importance and time in preparing for an interview; a sure way to outshine the other candidates is by being more prepared than they are. Your attire and why it’s important. How body language & posture impacts an interview. Types of Interviews you can be faced with. The job application Do you…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomJob Seekers
4 p.m.Reading Is Central: Preschool Story Time
Stories and songs for 3-5 year olds.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, March 19, 2015
10 a.m.Toddler Time
Two Toddler Times on Thursdays at 10 AM and 11 AM! Toddlers from 18 months to 4 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11 a.m.Toddler Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 4 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Friday, March 20, 2015
4 p.m.Craft Fun!
Fun crafts for ages 4-12.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Monday, March 23, 2015
12:30 p.m.ReServe Orientation Meeting
ReServe is an innovative nonprofit that matches continuing professionals age 55+ (ReServists) with organizations that need their expertise. Nonprofits and public agencies (Partners) can tap into a lifetime of experience to fill crucial staffing gaps at affordable rates. ReServists can do great things for their communities while they put their professional expertise to work on part-time service projects, in exchange for a modest hourly stipend. Advance registration is required. Applicants age 5…
Grand Central LibraryAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Adults
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
4 p.m.Reading Is Central: Preschool Story Time
Stories and songs for 3-5 year olds.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, March 26, 2015
10 a.m.Toddler Time
Two Toddler Times on Thursdays at 10 AM and 11 AM! Toddlers from 18 months to 4 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11 a.m.Toddler Time
Toddlers from 18 months to 4 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Friday, March 27, 2015
4 p.m.Craft Fun!
Fun crafts for ages 4-12.
Grand Central LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
3:30 p.m.Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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
Monday, April 6, 2015
1 p.m.Midday Book Discussion: Behind the Scenes at the Museum by Kate Atkinson
Pick up your copy today and join us for a fun and lively discussion!
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
Book Lovers
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
12:15 p.m.Grand Central Public Speaking Workshop
Public speaking is an essential skill in today's workplace and a valuable ability to have to further your endeavors in whatever you're doing. The Grand Central Public Speaking Workshop, a continuing series held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month, is led by experienced public speakers in a supportive environment. All materials for this workshop are provided.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
12:30 p.m.Job Searching Skills Workshop : A Career Thinker workshop with Tom Powner
It’s more than just hitting the enter key on your keyboard How has searching for a job changed Tapping into the hidden job market Traditional methods are still alive Job searching online Targeting companies The Importance of networking Job and career fairs Recruiters and Headhunters Tom Powner will be presenting this workshop/seminar. Tom is a CPRW, CEIP & CCMC. CPRW – Certified Professional Resume Writer CEIP – Certified Employment Interview Professional CCMC - Cer…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomJob Seekers
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
12:30 p.m.Using Cover Letters, Bios, Thank You Notes and Reference Lists in your Job Search: A Career Thinker workshop with Tom Powner
You could be selling yourself short by not sending a cover letter with your resume or not sending a thank you letter after an interview. Many job seekers choose to take the advice that cover letters or thank you letters are not needed, well that’s the easy choice, but isn’t the best one. Learn about these important documents and review samples of each. Why cover letters are still needed with your resume. What should be included in your cover letter? How Bios can be a great tool in your job se…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomJob Seekers
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
12:15 p.m.Grand Central Public Speaking Workshop
Public speaking is an essential skill in today's workplace and a valuable ability to have to further your endeavors in whatever you're doing. The Grand Central Public Speaking Workshop, a continuing series held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month, is led by experienced public speakers in a supportive environment. All materials for this workshop are provided.
Grand Central Library, Community RoomAdults,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
12:30 p.m.Networking with LinkedIn for Job/Career Success
We have all heard that networking is still one of the most powerful methods of connecting to career/job opportunities and will most likely stay that way forever. But most people don’t know how to effectively build and use network to increase their odds to connect to opportunities. Having a strong network is important for everyone whether you’re employed or in a job search. What is networking? Is networking really effective? What are some of today’s tools to support building a network…
Grand Central Library, Community RoomJob Seekers
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