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Today
@ 11 a.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 11am - 1pm, the second from 2pm-4pm, 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, especially typing.…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Mon, November 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Google Drive, part 1
Learn how to upload, organize, and share files online using Google's cloud storage and web app platform. *Must have an active Gmail account for hands-on participation.*
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Mon, November 20
@ 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, November 21
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
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 11am - 1pm, the second from 2pm-4pm, 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, especially typing.…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Tue, November 21
@ 12:30 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, November 21
@ 3:15 p.m.
Research the 5 P's of Your Marketing Plan: Product, People, Price, Plan, and Promotion
How to research the 5 P's to help you arrive at informed marketing decisions, increasing the potential for your business to grow.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
Tue, November 21
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Building Your Professional Network with LinkedIn & How To Use It In Your Job Search
John Crant demonstrates how to start networking with LinkedIn.com’s networking personal profiles and then use your expanded network in your search for your next career challenge. Your LinkedIn Profile, and Creating Your Own Personal Network Networking Strategies to Expand Your Network Whom should I ‘link’ with on LinkedIn? Joining Groups will Benefit You in ways that You May Not Realize Why Your Blog should be Linked to Your LinkedIn Profile Expert Questions, Job Listings & More, Right o…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Fri, November 24
@ 3:15 p.m.
MS Excel 2010 for Beginners 2.
Learn to create a spreadsheet using Microsoft Excel 2010. Topics include entering data and formulas, moving and copying data, formatting & print previewing worksheets. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes! 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. Arriving late forfeits your seat. Stand-bys will be accepted if registered participants are not present a…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Mon, November 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Google Drive, part 2
Learn how to create, share, and collaborate on documents online using Google's cloud storage and web app platform. *Must have an active Gmail account for hands-on participation.*
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Tue, November 28
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
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 11am - 1pm, the second from 2pm-4pm, 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, especially typing.…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Tue, November 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
Ongoing
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Google Series: Google Forms
Learn how to create, edit and share online forms and collect data using Google's ever-evolving software.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, November 28
@ 12:30 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, November 28
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Excel for Beginners
This is a class for anyone who is new to Excel and would like to get started using the world's most popular spreadsheet application. Topics covered will include: Using and Understanding the Excel Interface, Data Entry, Selecting and Formatting Cells, Basic Formulas and Functions, and Inserting Charts. Skills Required: Must be able to use a mouse and keyboard Must be able to open programs and folders on a windows computer
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Tue, November 28
@ 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, November 28
@ 2:30 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, November 28
@ 3:30 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, November 28
@ 5:30 p.m.
TechConnect
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 ***Students will not be admitted to class more than 10 minutes…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Tue, November 28
@ 6 p.m.
Money Matters
Introduction to Medicare
Are you new to Medicare? Just turning age 65 or soon to be retiring? Eric Hausman provides an overview of the Medicare program and the coverage options, including Medigap/Medicare Supplement insurance, Medicare Advantage/Medicare Health Plans, and Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage. Get the latest information! Eric Hausman is an Independent Consultant specializing in Medicare Education and Training. He has conducted hundreds of Medicare presentations since 1998 on all aspects of Me…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, November 29
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Excel Genius Class 1: Logic 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 2Adults
Wed, November 29
@ 3 p.m.
Money Matters
Fun with Financial Statements
Richard Konrad CFA, CFP® Individual investors often fear looking at a company’s financial statements. But financial statements often tell a useful story! Richard Konrad CFA, CFP® shows how to make the financial statements speak to you about the business, its profitability, and its quality. Learn how to find the most useful resources for finding this information. Rick Konrad CFA,…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, November 29
@ 5:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Excel Genius Class 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 st…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Wed, November 29
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Staying One Step Ahead of the Interviewer
You can be in charge of your interview. The interview does not have to be like an interrogation or be a reminder of your final exam nightmares. In fact with practice, the interview can become an opportunity to shine. Win Sheffield shares effective ways to prepare for the interview, how to convey your value in the interview, and decisive ways to follow up to keep you in your interviewer’s mind. Become master of the interview process so that it does not master you. The discussion includes: Pr…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, November 30
@ 10:30 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
Thu, November 30
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
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, November 30
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Adobe Illustrator for Beginners
Learn the basics of Adobe's vector graphic creation program and how to create exciting digital art for print, video, and web 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, November 30
@ 2:30 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Create a Website With HTML and CSS
Learn the basics of coding using the languages HTML and CSS to create your own basic webpage.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Thu, November 30
@ 5:30 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
Thu, November 30
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
CEO Series: Peter Shankman
REGISTER HERE. This event is part of the 2017 CEO Series at The New York Public Library. Peter Shankman is an entrepreneur and author. He has been called “A public relations all-star who knows everything about new media and then some” by The New York Times. Peter is best known for founding Help A Reporter Out, (HARO) a service for thousands of journalists looking for sources on deadline. Peter is the author of five books and will be sharing insights on productivity from his latest book Fas…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Healy HallAdults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, November 30
@ 6 p.m.
Canceled
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
CANCELED: Start Your Blog on Wordpress (Self-Hosted Version)
This program has been canceled. Instead of this program, we will be hosting Peter Shankman as part of our 2017 CEO Series -- you are most cordially invited to attend! Program is free but online registration is needed.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Sat, December 2
@ 10:30 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
Sat, December 2
@ 12 noon
Money Matters
Women and Money
Stephanie Genkin CFP® Women typically live longer and earn less than men for the same work. As a result, women retire with only two-thirds of the savings that men have. Stephanie Genkin CFP® goes beyond the financial jargon and breaks down the issues, to help you create an action plan for your money. Stephanie Genkin, CFP® is Brooklyn-based independent fee-only CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and the founder of My Financial Planner, LLC. She is an adjunct instructor at NYU's School o…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 1Adults,
Businesspeople
Sat, December 2
@ 1:30 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
Tue, December 5
@ 5:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Adobe Illustrator for Beginners
Learn the basics of Adobe's vector graphic creation program and how to create exciting digital art for print, video, and web 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, December 5
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
CEO Series: Kelly Hoey
REGISTER HERE. This event is part of the 2017 CEO Series at The New York Public Library. J. Kelly Hoey is an entrepreneur helping entrepreneurs and the author of Build Your Dream Network: Forging Powerful Relationships in a Hyper-Connected World. If you think of networking as schmoozing at boring cocktail parties or scrolling through LinkedIn for new contacts to add, think again. In the social media age, you need a modern roadmap for creating and cultivating meaningful connections to stand ou…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Healy HallAdults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Tue, December 5
@ 6 p.m.
Money Matters
2017 Overview and 2018 Stock Market & Economic Outlook
Kristopher D. Carney Kristopher D. Carney reviews the 2017 markets and the economy and discusses the 2018 outlook for various markets, economics, interest rates and asset allocation positioning. Kristopher D. Carney is Senior Director and Portfolio Manager at BNY Mellon. Leveraging 25+ years’ experience as an analyst, fund manager, and Chie…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, December 6
@ 3 p.m.
Money Matters
Tax Planning In a Time of Tax Reform
Daniel Olson CFA CFP® Tax reform can mean many things and frequently the headlines and articles don't tell the whole story. They certainly don't give you enough information to understand the potential impact on the taxes you might have to pay. Daniel Olson CFA CFP® parses through the fog of words, guides you through the tax reform debate, and provides information you can use to plan for 2017 and 2018 taxes. Dan Olson, Principal of Olson Tax & Financial Planning, is a financial pr…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, December 6
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
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’ ‘3 Second’ Test John Crant has been speaking and educating through his seminar series at Corporate Events, with the YMCA in NYC, at The New York Public Library’s JOB SEARCH CENTRAL, his specially designed series is now coming to co…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, December 7
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Excel for Beginners
This is a class for anyone who is new to Excel and would like to get started using the world's most popular spreadsheet application. Topics covered will include: Using and Understanding the Excel Interface, Data Entry, Selecting and Formatting Cells, Basic Formulas and Functions, and Inserting Charts. Skills Required: Must be able to use a mouse and keyboard Must be able to open programs and folders on a windows computer
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Thu, December 7
@ 5:30 p.m.
All About Computers
iMovie for Beginners
Learn the basics of using Apple's entry-level video editing program iMovie by working through a simple project. Class is conducted on Macintosh computers.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Thu, December 7
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Online Career Research in 2017
They say you never step in the same river twice and the same is true for the Internet. Job Boards come and go, new apps are introduced, and recruiters and HR departments are constantly trying new techniques to find the best candidates as quickly and cheaply as possible. Whether you are new to the internet or a SoMe guru, we all can learn how to better use our laptops, desktops and phones to find out more about people, companies and jobs. Patrick Castillo discusses: Basics and advanced Linked…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Job Seekers
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