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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Tue, May 29
@ 10 a.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
Tue, May 29
@ 1:15 p.m.
Money Matters
Mutual Funds & 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. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tue, May 29
@ 3 p.m.
Money Matters
What is Value Investing?
Bonnie Yam CFP®, CFA®, CPA discusses: What is the definition of Value Investing? What are the strategies of Value Investing and how does it compare to Growth Investing? How do you screen for value stocks? Ms. Yam graduated from Smith College with a BA in Math and Economics. She received her MBA in finance from University of Chicago. Before starting her own company, she was a financial manager for TIME magazine and a Hedge Fund Analyst for Cheetah Investment. Ms. Yam has been in the p…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Tue, May 29
@ 6 p.m.
Money Matters
What the Financial Industry Does and How It Works: Terminology, Concepts, and Key Issues
The world of Wall Street is often misunderstood. Elana Propis explains the importance of capital formation, the roles of broker/dealers, investment bankers, portfolio managers, and other investment professionals. Learn about the concept of derivative securities Elana Propis joined SIFMA in July 2017 as Vice President of Member Engagement. Elana is responsible for managing key aspects of member recruitment and engageme…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, May 30
@ 3:15 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
Wed, May 30
@ 6 p.m.
Career Services
Self-Recruiter® Lecture Series: Resume Renovation
John Crant shows how making the cuts necessary to be seen as a stand-out during your job search actually increases the value of the items on your resume. The discussion includes: Resume: ‘New’ Definition Resume Goals Understanding ‘Stacks of Incoming Resumes’ One Page Resume, Unless It’s Two :-( Value, Value Everywhere, but Nowhere to be Seen Seating is on a first come , first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, May 31
@ 10 a.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
Thu, May 31
@ 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
Thu, May 31
@ 6 p.m.
Postponed
Business Boost: Digital Marketing Series
Email Marketing - RESCHEDULED FOR AUGUST 9
THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR AUGUST 9. Who said email marketing was dead? In fact, it is still one of the best ways to reach your customers and prospects, if you do it the right way. Maisha Walker, expert in digital marketing and columnist for Inc. Magazine, discusses how to get great results out of email marketing. From creating and growing a list, to the subject line, content and call-to-action, you can put email marketing to work for you to attract and retain customers. Maisha…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Sat, June 2
@ 12 noon
Career Services
The Power of You: How Giving Up Our Power in The Job Market Undermines Our Morale and How to Recover It
The process of landing a job is challenging and can be scary. By giving up our power it becomes mind numbing, morale sapping and frustrating. We give up on our dreams for a good job for reasonable pay in 1000 small ways. Join coach Win Sheffield to learn how to shift our mindset from job market victims to job market assets. The discussion includes: The importance to employers of your needs in the job market Developing a network that builds an…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Mon, June 4
@ 1 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 5: Pivot Tables
Excel Genius is a new set of classes aimed at students who have taken the Beginner and Intermediate Excel courses, or who have good fundamental knowledge of Excel, and who would like to gain a deeper understanding of the world’s most popular spreadsheet application. Each class will cover a topic in depth and then give students exercises that apply that knowledge to real world situations. While we recommend that students take the classes in order, there are no attendance requirements, and stude…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, June 4
@ 1 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Supervised Tech Time
Need to practice Photoshop, Illustrator, iMovie, or GarageBand? Get individualized help from a TechConnect instructor. This is a open lab specifically geared towards patrons who have taken our creative classes and want to continue working on projects related to what they have learned. No formal class instruction is provided in this session, however we will be happy to direct you to self-paced courses and other materials. Support for: Photoshop, Illustrator, Garageband, iMovie.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Mon, June 4
@ 3 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Supervised Tech Time
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and individualized assistance from a TechConnect instructor! Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, June 4
@ 5:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 6: VLOOKUP and INDEX/MATCH
Excel Genius is a new set of classes aimed at students who have taken the Beginner and Intermediate Excel courses, or who have good fundamental knowledge of Excel, and who would like to gain a deeper understanding of the world’s most popular spreadsheet application. Each class will cover a topic in depth and then give students exercises that apply that knowledge to real world situations. While we recommend that students take the classes in order, there are no attendance requirements, and stude…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, June 5
@ 10 a.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
Tue, June 5
@ 1 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
Tue, June 5
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Supervised Tech Time
Do you have trouble with your email? Do you have questions about Microsoft Office? Do you need to complete a project in Photoshop? Have you heard about NYPL resources like Kanopy, Freegal, or Lynda.com but don't know how to use them? Bring your technology questions and get one -on - one assistance during this open lab time supervised by a tech instructor.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, June 5
@ 4:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Supervised Tech Time
Do you have trouble with your email? Do you have questions about Microsoft Office? Do you need to complete a project in Photoshop? Have you heard about NYPL resources like Kanopy, Freegal, or Lynda.com but don't know how to use them? Bring your technology questions and get one -on - one assistance during this open lab time supervised by a tech instructor.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, June 5
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Start and Grow Your Business with SimplyAnalytics
Come learn how to use SimplyAnalytics at this demonstration. It is a great tool to help you do research on your prospects, customers, competition, etc. It's an online mapping, analytics, and data visualization application that makes it easy for anyone to create interactive maps, charts, and reports in just a few clicks. SimplyAnalytics has all the data you need to answer key research questions, make sound business decisions, and understand the socio-demographic and economic conditions of any ge…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, June 6
@ 6 p.m.
Career Services
Interview with Confidence
The key to having greater self-confidence is connecting with your strengths. Learn how to define your “Personal Core Brand™” - who you are and what makes you unique, so you can better sell yourself in todays' competitive job market. David Lees discusses how to: Become more self-confident by identifying your Personal Core BrandTM Better understand how to package and communicate your unique competitive advantage Learn how to tell success stories when selling yourself, so they have great…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, June 7
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Excel Genius 2: Conditional Stat Functions
Excel Genius is a new set of classes aimed at students who have taken the Beginner and Intermediate Excel courses, or who have good fundamental knowledge of Excel, and who would like to gain a deeper understanding of the world’s most popular spreadsheet application. Each class will cover a topic in depth and then give students exercises that apply that knowledge to real world situations. While we recommend that students take the classes in order, there are no attendance requirements, and stude…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Thu, June 7
@ 1 p.m.
All About Computers
Pages for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful word processor that gives you everything you need to create documents that look sharp and read beautifully. Class is on Mac Computers
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Thu, June 7
@ 3:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Supervised Tech Time
Need to practice Photoshop, Illustrator, iMovie, or GarageBand? Get individualized help from a TechConnect instructor. This is a open lab specifically geared towards patrons who have taken our creative classes and want to continue working on projects related to what they have learned. No formal class instruction is provided in this session, however we will be happy to direct you to self-paced courses and other materials. Support for: Photoshop, Illustrator, Garageband, iMovie.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Thu, June 7
@ 4:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Supervised Tech Time
Need to practice Photoshop, Illustrator, iMovie, or GarageBand? Get individualized help from a TechConnect instructor. This is a open lab specifically geared towards patrons who have taken our creative classes and want to continue working on projects related to what they have learned. No formal class instruction is provided in this session, however we will be happy to direct you to self-paced courses and other materials. Support for: Photoshop, Illustrator, Garageband, iMovie.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Thu, June 7
@ 6 p.m.
Career Services
How to Prepare for Your Next Interview: Breaking it Down to 5 Key Steps.
The best way to be prepare for your next interview is to begin now. Kim Mills discusses how to identify what experience and skills that you offer to a potential employer and how to answer key questions in an interview. Learn how to prepare and how to practice to build your confidence for the interview. The process of looking for a job is the same whether you are looking for a new job, re-entering the workforce, or entering the workforce for the first time. Kim is a certified coach, s…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Fri, June 8
@ 3 p.m.
Career Services
Strengthen Your Resume
Even if you have great skills and qualifications, it can still be challenging to find a good job with a decent salary. If you aren’t getting interviews, it’s time to strengthen your resume. This workshop is a crash course for people who want to revise their resumes. We'll discuss how companies hire new staff, the 3 sections of a job posting, and address each resume section separately. We'll critique a variety of resumes and leave time for lots of questions. Sherry Natkow, M.Ed. CPRW is a car…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 014/015Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Sat, June 9
@ 12 noon
Money Matters
Tax Tips for the Self Employed
Do you work for yourself or as an independent contractor? Jeff Birnbaum CFP®, EA discusses how to handle tax deductible expenses and credits that may be available to you, along with your recordkeeping requirements. Jeff Birnbaum is a Certified Financial Planner™ professional, specializing in the application of income tax planning and preparation to each client’s unique financial situation. He is also an Enrolled Agent. Enrolled agent status is the highest credential the IRS awards. He is the f…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Mon, June 11
@ 1 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Supervised Tech Time
Need to practice Photoshop, Illustrator, iMovie, or GarageBand? Get individualized help from a TechConnect instructor. This is a open lab specifically geared towards patrons who have taken our creative classes and want to continue working on projects related to what they have learned. No formal class instruction is provided in this session, however we will be happy to direct you to self-paced courses and other materials. Support for: Photoshop, Illustrator, Garageband, iMovie.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Tue, June 12
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Excel Genius 7: Importing Data, String Functions, and Goal Seek
<p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-7e563618-11ce-b988-3088-7be488730684"><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Arial; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Excel Genius is a new set of classes aimed at students who have taken the Beginner and Intermediate Excel courses, or who have good fundamental knowledge of Excel, and who would like to gain…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Tue, June 12
@ 1 p.m.
All About Computers
Numbers for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful spreadsheet application that gives you everything you need to create ledgers, reports, and graphs that showcase your data. The class is on Mac Computers
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Tue, June 12
@ 3:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Supervised Tech Time
Do you have trouble with your email? Do you have questions about Microsoft Office? Do you need to complete a project in Photoshop? Have you heard about NYPL resources like Kanopy, Freegal, or Lynda.com but don't know how to use them? Bring your technology questions and get one -on - one assistance during this open lab time supervised by a tech instructor.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, June 12
@ 4:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Supervised Tech Time
Do you have trouble with your email? Do you have questions about Microsoft Office? Do you need to complete a project in Photoshop? Have you heard about NYPL resources like Kanopy, Freegal, or Lynda.com but don't know how to use them? Bring your technology questions and get one -on - one assistance during this open lab time supervised by a tech instructor.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, June 12
@ 6 p.m.
Money Matters
Shall We Wed: Financial Planning for Same Sex Households
The Supreme Court ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges in 2015 made same sex marriage the legal in all 50 states. What does this mean for those who are not married or are considering marriage? Marriage is a very personal decision with important legal and financial implications, especially for households considering a family with children, whether by foster parenting, adoption, surrogacy, or in vitro fertilization. Thom Chu, J.D. discusses how legal marriage might affect you - for better or worse! Tho…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, June 13
@ 6 p.m.
Career Services
Ask the Career Coach Everything You Wanted to Know About Maximizing Your Career
Join Television/Digital Packaging Agent and Career Coach Jim Arnoff to learn the insider's take on maximizing your choices to break into the entertainment industry as an actor/director/producer/ writer/or any other creative professional. Gain insights on how to create a clear/powerful brand, strategize effective ways to package your strengths, develop your own way of networking with results, and how to gain access to agents, managers, producers, networks, production companies, and casting agent…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, June 14
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Photo Editing for Beginners Using PIXLR
Learn how to use PIXLR, a FREE 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
Thu, June 14
@ 1 p.m.
All About Computers
Keynote for Mac
Get acquainted with Apple's powerful presentation application that gives you everything you need to slideshows or presentations. The class in Mac Computers.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Thu, June 14
@ 3 p.m.
Money Matters
Introduction to REIT Investing
Peter Creedon, CFP® provides an overview of REITs and explains the characteristics which drive their performance. Learn how to evaluate them and how to allocate to them within a diversified portfolio. Peter J. Creedon CFP® is the Founder and CEO of Crystal Brook Advisors. With over 18 years of experience in the financial planning industry, he founded Crystal Brook Advisors to help young professionals and business owners reach their planning goals. He has been published on various media chann…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Thu, June 14
@ 3:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Supervised Tech Time
Need to practice Photoshop, Illustrator, iMovie, or GarageBand? Get individualized help from a TechConnect instructor. This is a open lab specifically geared towards patrons who have taken our creative classes and want to continue working on projects related to what they have learned. No formal class instruction is provided in this session, however we will be happy to direct you to self-paced courses and other materials. Support for: Photoshop, Illustrator, Garageband, iMovie.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Thu, June 14
@ 4:30 p.m.
Supervised Lab
Supervised Tech Time
Need to practice Photoshop, Illustrator, iMovie, or GarageBand? Get individualized help from a TechConnect instructor. This is a open lab specifically geared towards patrons who have taken our creative classes and want to continue working on projects related to what they have learned. No formal class instruction is provided in this session, however we will be happy to direct you to self-paced courses and other materials. Support for: Photoshop, Illustrator, Garageband, iMovie.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Thu, June 14
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Hustle: How to start and grow a successful business
Come learn how to start and grow a successful business from an entrepreneur who has started 5 companies and sold one. Ramon Ray is a dynamic global speaker, best-selling author, founder of SmartHustle magazine and the organizer of the annual SmartHustle Conference. He has a passion for small business success and entrepreneurship. He's been invited to speak at the White House on personal branding; has spoken several times at SXSW and loves to eat burnt pancakes and bacon on the weekend. Learn m…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
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