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Throughout the year, The New York Public Library offers more than 25,000 free public programs at its 89 locations in the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island. Additional classes and workshops.

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TimeEventLocationAudience
Tuesday, March 9, 2010
10:30 a.m.MS PowerPoint for Beginners
Learn how to create a slideshow presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint 2003. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images and clipart, and running your slideshow. Online Advance Registration Seating is at 3:10 p.m. for those who have registered for the class. Please arrive early - you will not be admitted once the class has started. Arriving late forfeits your seat. Stand-bys will be accepted if registered participants are not present at the beginning of the event.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
Thursday, March 11, 2010
9 a.m.Job Seekers: Download a Customized Company List for Contacts
Find Companies and Executive contacts for your next job. Search by industry as well as location, size, and sales. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wednesday, March 17, 2010
12:15 p.m.Job Seekers Career Resources: Explore Vault and Wet Feet
Find industry and career advice, job search and resume guides, and occupational surveys. 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.Planning for Retirement and College (IRAs, 401(k)s,529s & More
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
Thursday, March 18, 2010
2 p.m.Canceled
Exploring More Google Options
Join us for an overview of Google’s Gmail, Calendar, LAB’s, and Docs. Online Registration Seating is at 3:10 p.m. for those who have registered for the class. Please arrive early - you will not be admitted once the class has started. Arriving late forfeits your seat. Stand-bys will be accepted if registered participants are not present at the beginning of the event.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
Saturday, March 20, 2010
2 p.m.Bonds & Bond Mutual Funds: Investment Resources at SIBL
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.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thursday, April 15, 2010
3:15 p.m.Business Start-up Resources & Services
Entrepreneurial resources for business planning, market research, expanding, research & assistance. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
Friday, April 16, 2010
1:15 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.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
Tuesday, April 20, 2010
3:15 p.m.Google Docs - Spreadsheet
Learn the basics of working with spreadsheets using Google Docs. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting and print previewing worksheets. An G-mail account is required in order to participate in this class. Online Advance Registration Seating is at 3:10 p.m. for those who have registered for the class. Please arrive early - you will not be admitted once the class has started. Arriving late forfeits your seat. Stand-bys will be accepted if registered parti…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
Thursday, April 29, 2010
4 p.m.Elusive Jane: In Search of Jane Austen at the New York Public Library
An examination fo the life and works of Jane Austen as reflected in the collections of the New York Public Library.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, General Research DivisionAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students
Saturday, May 1, 2010
8:22 a.m.Drop-In Job Club for college graduates in their twenties.
Participants learn how to market themselves, how to conduct a strategic job search, meet other twenty-something job-seekers in a supportive environment. The Drop-In Job Club is led by Robin Neiman, Senior Vocational Counselor, and Sherry Natkow, Career Coach. Handouts and resources will be provided. Note: This club is limited to ten participants on a first come, first seated basis. No advance registration, no waiting list.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Job Search CentralCollege & Graduate Students
Thursday, May 6, 2010
9:30 a.m.Bonds & Bond Mutual Funds: Investment Resources at SIBL
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.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
10:30 a.m.Job Seekers: Download a Customized Company List for Contacts
Find Companies and Executive contacts for your next job. Search by industry as well as location, size, and sales. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
Saturday, May 15, 2010
10 a.m.Researching the 5 Ps of Your Marketing Plan: Product People Price Plan 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.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
Monday, May 17, 2010
1 p.m.Budgeting! Cash and Credit
This class introduces savings and budget concepts. Reviews banks and banking products including debit and credit cards and introduces investment principles. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
1 p.m.MS PowerPoint Intermediate
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft PowerPoint 2003. Topics include inserting videos, graphs, and hyperlinks, custom animations, slide transitions, and more. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis. Online Advance Registration Seating is at 3:10 p.m. for those who have registered for the class. Please arrive early - you will not be admitted once the class has started. Arriving late forfeits your seat. Stand-bys will be accepted if registered participants are not…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
4 p.m.Global Business News & More using Factiva
Search 9,000 publications 118 countries in 22 languages. Explore Factiva's worldwide content. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
Friday, May 21, 2010
10:30 a.m.Business Start-up Resources & Services
Entrepreneurial resources for business planning, market research, expanding, research & assistance. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
Thursday, May 27, 2010
11 a.m.Free Introductory Computer Classes with Laptops for Adults
Register at the 4th floor desk for two classes by December 31, 2011 Classes will be held every Wednesdays from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM at the 5th floor January 4, 2011 Basic Intro to Computer with laptops (Spanish) January 11, 2011 Basic Intro to Internet with laptops January 18, 2011 Basic Intro to Typing with laptops January 25, 2011 Basic Intro to Job Search with laptops
Bronx Library CenterAdults
11 a.m.Free Introductory Computer Classes with Laptops for Adults
Register at the 4th floor desk for two classes by December 31, 2011 Classes will be held every Wednesdays from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM at the 5th floor January 4, 2011 Basic Intro to Computer with laptops (Spanish) January 11, 2011 Basic Intro to Internet with laptops January 18, 2011 Basic Intro to Typing with laptops January 25, 2011 Basic Intro to Job Search with laptops
Bronx Library CenterAdults
11 a.m.Free Introductory Computer Classes with Laptops for Adults
Register at the 4th floor desk for two classes by December 31, 2011 Classes will be held every Wednesdays from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM at the 5th floor January 4, 2011 Basic Intro to Computer with laptops (Spanish) January 11, 2011 Basic Intro to Internet with laptops January 18, 2011 Basic Intro to Typing with laptops January 25, 2011 Basic Intro to Job Search with laptops
Bronx Library CenterAdults
11 a.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.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
Tuesday, June 1, 2010
6:30 p.m.Computer Class
Learn about computer hardware and software: MIcrosoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterAdults
Wednesday, June 2, 2010
10:30 a.m.Canceled
Google Docs: Forms
Using Google Docs learn to create customized forms that can be used as survey tools. An G-mail account is required in order to participate in this class. Online Advance Registration Seating is at 3:10 p.m. for those who have registered for the class. Please arrive early - you will not be admitted once the class has started. Arriving late forfeits your seat. Stand-bys will be accepted if registered participants are not present at the beginning of the event.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
Thursday, June 3, 2010
10:30 a.m.Social Security: How it will Fit in Your Retirement.
This class reviews the history of Social Security, explains how it is calculated and how much money and when people can expected funds to be available to them. Also, we review the web site and how an individual can obtain answer specific to their retirement plans. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
Monday, June 14, 2010
3:15 p.m.Computer Class
Learn about computer hardware and software: MIcrosoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterAdults
Wednesday, June 16, 2010
3:15 p.m.Computer Class
Learn about computer hardware and software: MIcrosoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
Belmont Library and Enrico Fermi Cultural CenterAdults
Thursday, June 17, 2010
10:30 a.m.Hand-Made Crafternoon: March 3, 2012.
UPDATE, February 10, 2012. Registration for this event is now full. If you would like to be added to the waiting list, please write to handmade@nypl.org with your request. Join crafty librarian Jessica Pigza of the Rare Book Division and Crafternoon author Maura Madden for a free DIY day at the Library. Our special guests will be members of the New York Guild of Handweavers, who will demonstrate the basic tenets of handweaving and share some information and inspiration about this textile art.…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumAdults
Wednesday, July 14, 2010
10:30 a.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 g…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
50+,
Job Seekers
Tuesday, July 20, 2010
3:30 p.m.Introduction to Computers
An introduction to computer basics for adults and seniors. Learn about the parts of a computer and how to use a keyboard and mouse.
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, General Research DivisionAdults,
50+
Thursday, July 22, 2010
1:15 p.m.Drop-In Job Club for college graduates in their twenties.
Participants learn how to market themselves, how to conduct a strategic job search, meet other twenty-something job-seekers in a supportive environment. The Drop-In Job Club is led by Robin Neiman, Senior Vocational Counselor, and Sherry Natkow, Career Coach. Handouts and resources will be provided. Note: Seating is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Job Seekers
Tuesday, July 27, 2010
10:30 a.m.Conservators Forum: Essentials of Estate Giving
Exclusively for Conservators and President’s Council Members Are you working on your estate plans or need to update them? How can you best provide for family and loved ones while also supporting your favorite charities? Join us for an informal evening where estate planning experts can help you decide your legacy. RSVP to Jaime Henion at 212.930.0670 or conservators@nypl.org
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumNYPL Supporters
Thursday, July 29, 2010
10 a.m.Return of the Soldier: The Scots in America during World War I
Research carried out at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, shows that during WWI hundreds of Scottish men who emigrated to America at the turn of the century returned to fight for their mother country at the outbreak of the First World War. Many of the men had made a good life for themselves in America and were under no obligation to return to Scotland. Tragically, many of the volunteers did not return to America as they were killed on the battlefields or died in military hospitals. This pub…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court ClassroomsAdults
Friday, July 30, 2010
3:15 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…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
50+,
Job Seekers
Tuesday, August 3, 2010
10 a.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…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
50+,
Job Seekers
2:30 p.m.Bonds & Bond Mutual Funds: Investment Resources at SIBL
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.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
Wednesday, August 11, 2010
11 a.m.Life into Fiction: A Creative Writing Workshop (spring break)
KATE WALBERT, Instructor Using Eudora Welty’s memoir One Writer’s Beginnings, this workshop examines ways in which a life’s beginnings can be mined to shape and inform fiction, with particular emphasis on T.S. Eliot’s notion of the ‘objective correlative.’ Participants will conduct related writing exercises, creating short fiction from their own early pasts. Kate Walbert is the author of the novels Where She Went, The Gardens of Kyoto, Our Kind, and A Short History of Women, which she is current…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Margaret Liebman Berger ForumTeachers,
K-12 Educators
Monday, August 16, 2010
3:15 p.m.Citizen Cartography Workshop
Help NYPL build the geospatial library of the future! This workshop will get you oriented with the a set of tools the Library has developed (available at maps.nypl.org) that enables librarians and the general public to add valuable geographic context to old maps. The workshop will focus on the core activity of the website: georectification, or "warping" maps. This means overlaying digital images of historic maps onto a contemporary digital map (similar to Google Maps), transforming them into til…
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, South Court Classroom AAdults
Tuesday, August 17, 2010
2 p.m. Basic Mouse
Learn how to hold, click, and move the mouse and practice your keyboarding skills. Prerequisites: None Format: HANDS ON
Tremont LibraryAdults
2:30 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.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
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