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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 3:15 p.m.
Investment Resources @ SIBL
This class gives an overview of the resources at SIBL which will aid investors in their quest for suitable investments in Stocks, Bonds, Mutual Funds or ETFs. 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
Today
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Ten Strategies for a More Mindful and Productive Job Search
In this interactive session, Renee Lee Rosenberg discusses mindful strategies to get positive results in your job search. This session is about you, the job seeker and how to be more fulfilled and energized in your search. Renee Lee Rosenberg is the author of Achieving the Good Life after 50 and is a certified career counselor. Seating is on a first come , first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, August 24
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
Design 360: Illustrator 2 - Text Design
This class explores how to manipulate text in Illustrator and Photoshop, including topics on different methods of placing type, changing properties, converting type into shapes, and basic typography theory. ***Patrons who arrive more than 10 minutes after class starts will not be admitted*** Design 360 is a series of classes that aims to help students develop skills in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. Each class includes a project that can be completed outside of class, either at…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Thu, August 24
@ 2 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Writing the Summary Section on Your Resume - Pre-registration Required
Is your resume 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 work experience. Please email She…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 014/015Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, August 24
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Design 360: Illustrator 3 - Illustration
This class explores the many ways to draw and trace in Adobe Illustrator, including using brushes, the Blob Brush, Live Trace, and Live Paint. ***Patrons who arrive more than 10 minutes after class starts will not be admitted*** Design 360 is a series of classes that aims to help students develop skills in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. Each class includes a project that can be completed outside of class, either at home or in one of the open labs hosted in the Mid Manhattan Libr…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Thu, August 24
@ 2:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Digital Media Basics
Learn all about downloading, streaming, and converting music, videos, images and more! This class covers various services, software, and techniques for getting the most out of your favorite media.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Thu, August 24
@ 3 p.m.
Canceled
Small Business How-to Seminars
CANCELED: Action Learning for Your Small Business
PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELED. It may be rescheduled in a future, albeit at this point the date is unknown. Online registration needed. Please read the information below, and if you qualify and can commit to participating, then fill in the registration form at the bottom. If you feel challenged by an issue in your small business, you might find help in the wisdom and perspective of other entrepreneurs. Join us in this pilot program designed to help entrepreneurs and small business owners solve a p…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)Adults,
Businesspeople
Thu, August 24
@ 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
Thu, August 24
@ 5:45 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Creative and Coding Open Lab
Need to practice Photoshop, Illustrator, iMovie, or GarageBand? Working your way through a coding project or a self-paced online coding course? Get individualized help from a TechConnect instructor. This is a open lab specifically geared towards patrons who have taken our creative or coding classes and want to continue working on projects related to what they have learned. Also open for other patrons working in self-paced coding courses who need some support. No formal class instruction is…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Thu, August 24
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Your Podcasting Questions, Answered
REGISTER HERE. Event is full! You can sign up on this WAIT LIST and we'll let you know if any spot becomes available. We'll also notify you the next time we have this event. Have you been thinking about starting a podcast? Or have you already launched one and want to make it grow? Are you trying to figure out what are the best ways to monetize your podcast? Or the best ways to promote it? Or do you need to figure out what the best equipment is? With so much info out there (which sometimes is u…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, August 24
@ 6:45 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Creative and Coding Open Lab
Need to practice Photoshop, Illustrator, iMovie, or GarageBand? Working your way through a coding project or a self-paced online coding course? Get individualized help from a TechConnect instructor. This is a open lab specifically geared towards patrons who have taken our creative or coding classes and want to continue working on projects related to what they have learned. Also open for other patrons working in self-paced coding courses who need some support. No formal class instruction is…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Fri, August 25
@ 11:15 a.m.
Money Matters
Searching Bloomberg (limited to first 5)
This hands-on class demonstrates the Bloomberg menu driven system. The class will learn search methods for information on companies, and how to find securities that match investors’ criteria. Also, we will retrieve some market and economic data available on Bloomberg. 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
Mon, August 28
@ 3:15 p.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Job Seekers: Download a Customized Company List for Contacts
Learn how to 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,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tue, August 29
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Online Learning with Lynda.com
Learn how to learn on Lynda! The Library has partnered with Lynda.com to offer FREE ACCESS to over 3,000 courses. This class will cover the basics of how to access the website for FREE! You will have time to explore the site and begin your self-paced learning journey. MUST BRING YOUR LIBRARY CARD AND YOUR 4 DIGIT PIN CODE. MUST BRING A PAIR OF HEADPHONES TO CLASS.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, August 29
@ 1:15 p.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Career Resources
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
Tue, August 29
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Design 360: Photoshop 4 - Compositing
This class explores tools and techniques for compositing, the process of making multiple images look like a single composition. Topics include masks, selection techniques, blending modes, puppet warp, and alternative transform modes. Design 360 is a series of classes that aims to help students develop skills in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. Each class includes a project that can be completed outside of class, either at home or in one of the open labs hosted in the Mid Manhattan Library…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Tue, August 29
@ 6 p.m.
Content Marketing & Automation Series
Your Customer Buyer's Journey
This program is the second of the three-part Content Marketing & Automation Series. Each workshop builds on the previous one, so it's important for attendees to be present in all 3 sessions. Please register ONLY if you are committed and available to attend all 3 sessions, space is limited and we want to honor the time and commitment of those patrons who will be able to make it to every workshop. Thank you! REGISTER HERE. Event is full! You can sign up on this WAIT LIST to be notified the…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, August 30
@ 10 a.m.
Ongoing
Microsoft Office 2010
MS PowerPoint 2010: Creating a Digital Advertising Menu
Let clients know about all the services you offer with an engaging digital menu. Learn how to create a digital menu using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images, adding animations, and slide transitions.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Wed, August 30
@ 10 a.m.
Ongoing
Microsoft Office 2010
MS PowerPoint 2010: Creating a Digital Advertising Menu
Let clients know about all the services you offer with an engaging digital menu. Learn how to create a digital menu using Microsoft PowerPoint 2010. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images, adding animations, and slide transitions.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Wed, August 30
@ 12:15 p.m.
Money Matters
Investing: What Your Money Can Do for You
This class is designed to help investors focus on their goals, to recognize the potential risks and rewards of different investments, to teach some basic information about different asset types, and to help match individual goals to investment choices. We review useful information sources. 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
Wed, August 30
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Self-Recruiter® Interview Intervention
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 follows up after your interview. This lecture is based on the Secrets that Executive Recruiters Use to prepare their candidates to win. 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 Pr…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers
Thu, August 31
@ 10 a.m.
Ongoing
Supervised Lab
Open Lab: Get Free Technology Help
Do you need to setup an email account? Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? ? Do you need help with your resume? Are you having problems applying for a job online? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Thu, August 31
@ 11 a.m.
All About Computers
Photoshop for Beginners
Learn how to enhance photos using the # 1 photo editing software in the world: Adobe Photoshop. Get a basic introduction to Photoshop's tools, layers, and adjustments as you work through two example projects. Patrons will not be admitted more than 10 minutes after class starts. This Class is taught on Mac Computers
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Thu, August 31
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Design 360: Photoshop 1 - Photo Retouching Part 1
This class explores photo retouching techniques and tools for filling in cracks, removing wrinkles, and fixing blemishes. Topics include Spot Healing Brush, Healing Brush, Clone Stamp, and Frequency Separation. ***Patrons who arrive more than 10 minutes late to class will not be admitted*** Design 360 is a series of classes that aims to help students develop skills in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. Each class includes a project that can be completed outside of class, either at…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Thu, August 31
@ 2:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
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!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Thu, August 31
@ 3:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
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!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Thu, August 31
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Exploring New Career Options
Connie Gemson discusses how to: Define your goals and values Explore what work settings are most comfortable and what work seems realistic yet practical Assess what is important in your job and your life Discuss alternatives with others Connie Gemson is a workshop leader and career counselor. Connie leads workshop programs for new ways of finding work in the new economy. She serves as a consultant to ParentJobNet and provides classes to public school parents seeking new alternatives…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
College & Graduate Students,
Job Seekers
Fri, September 1
@ 1:15 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Business Plan Research Workshop
Provides research guidance specifically tailored to your particular business plan.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
Fri, September 1
@ 5:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Creative and Coding Open Lab
Need to practice Photoshop, Illustrator, iMovie, or GarageBand? Working your way through a coding project or a self-paced online coding course? Get individualized help from a TechConnect instructor. This is a open lab specifically geared towards patrons who have taken our creative or coding classes and want to continue working on projects related to what they have learned. Also open for other patrons working in self-paced coding courses who need some support. No formal class instruction is…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Fri, September 1
@ 6:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Creative and Coding Open Lab
Need to practice Photoshop, Illustrator, iMovie, or GarageBand? Working your way through a coding project or a self-paced online coding course? Get individualized help from a TechConnect instructor. This is a open lab specifically geared towards patrons who have taken our creative or coding classes and want to continue working on projects related to what they have learned. Also open for other patrons working in self-paced coding courses who need some support. No formal class instruction is…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Tue, September 5
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Photo Editing for Beginners Using PIXLR
Learn how to use PIXLR, an online photo editor, to improve the look of your photos. Please bring a flash drive or SD card with pictures to be edited.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Tue, September 5
@ 12:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Tue, September 5
@ 2:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Photoshop for Beginners
Learn how to enhance photos using the # 1 photo editing software in the world: Adobe Photoshop. Get a basic introduction to Photoshop's tools, layers, and adjustments as you work through two example projects. Patrons will not be admitted more than 10 minutes after class starts. This Class is taught on Mac Computers
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Tue, September 5
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Learn Programming Fundamentals with Python -*PLEASE READ CLASS DESCRIPTION*
Learn the fundamentals of computer programming with the popular language Python. This class will cover concepts fundamental to all programming languages and provide an introduction to coding more generally. Note that this is a two-part class, the first session will be from 2:30pm - 4:30pm, the second from 5:30pm-7:30pm, with a one hour lunch break between. You must attend the first session in order to attend the second. You MUST be comfortable using a computer in order to code, especial…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Tue, September 5
@ 3:15 p.m.
Money Matters
Investing: What Your Money Can Do for You
This class is designed to help investors focus on their goals, to recognize the potential risks and rewards of different investments, to teach some basic information about different asset types, and to help match individual goals to investment choices. We review useful information sources. 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
Tue, September 5
@ 5:45 p.m.
All About Computers
Mac Computers for Beginners
Learn the basics of using a Mac computer in this hands-on class. Topics include: using the dock, searching files, Mac-only applications, and much more. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Wed, September 6
@ 10:30 a.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Career Finders Club Session 1: How Prepared Are You for Your Job Search?
This series explores all the stages of job search and provides proven techniques to accelerate your search. The classes can be taken as individual sessions or as a consecutive series. Preregistration is required: https://goo.gl/forms/9Hx0w9YnfhWYBTza2 Renee Rosenberg introduces attendees to her road map for a focused job search. The session begins with a short assessment to identify skills, values, and viable targets. Explore the steps needed to conduct a realistic and rewarding job search…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 014/015Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wed, September 6
@ 1:15 p.m.
Money Matters
Investing In Stocks: The Basics
Introduces basic investment terms and concepts such as risk and reward, IPO’s, p/e ratios, and relative p/e ratios. Ways to approach the investment decision and alternative stock investments such as mutual funds and ETF’s are discussed. 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
Wed, September 6
@ 3:15 p.m.
Introduction to Trademarks
Learn about the methods for protecting your business and products with trademarks, including the benefits of registering with the US Patent and Trademark Office (www.uspto.gov). We discuss conflicts that can arise with existing registered trademarks, and other circumstances where the USPTO will not grant registration. Includes a demonstration of basic searching techniques on the USPTO trademark database. Seating is limited and is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for more SIB…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wed, September 6
@ 5:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Intermediate Excel
This class continues to build on Excel for Beginners to give students a solid foundation in Excel. Topics include: Absolute vs Relative Cell References, Errors, Freeze Panes, Conditional Formatting, Printing Spreadsheets, Filter, Sort, Remove Duplicates, and Autofill Skills Required: Be able to use a mouse and keyboard Open files and folders Enter Data Select and format cells Write a basic formula and function Copy and Paste
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
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