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Tue, May 22
@ 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, May 22
@ 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, May 22
@ 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, May 22
@ 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, May 22
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
How to Build Your Leader Brand to Accelerate Business Performance (Part 2 of 2)
Thanks for your interest, the event is full! You are welcome to come by the Business Library on the day of the event and be on standby in case there are any empty spots, though seating is not guaranteed. Download flyer: perri_richman-leader_brand_series-flyer.pdf Join us for this 2-part series on How to Build Your Leader Brand. The second workshop builds on the first one, so it's important that you attend both sessions. Please register ONLY if you are committed and available to atte…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wed, May 23
@ 10:30 a.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
Wed, May 23
@ 11:30 a.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
Wed, May 23
@ 1:15 p.m.
Money Matters
Bond Basics
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. Click here for more SIBL programs and classes!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Job Seekers
Wed, May 23
@ 3 p.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. ***Students will not be admitted to class more than 10 minutes after class begins.*** 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…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Wed, May 23
@ 3:15 p.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Facebook for Business for Beginners
This class is intended for active users of Facebook in its social media capacity. We will discuss the creation of a Facebook page for your business/organization, posting, etiquette, editing/maintenance, marketing and usage statistics. 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
Wed, May 23
@ 5:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Watch Movies for Free (Kanopy)
Kanopy is a free video streaming service. Learn how to access a broad selection of more than 30,000 feature films, documentaries, foreign language, and training videos, including the Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, the Frontline series, and international films. Please bring your library card and 4 digit pin code. Headphones are encouraged, but not necessary to participate.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Wed, May 23
@ 6 p.m.
Career Services
Planning and Organizing a Job Search Campaign
Learn the key elements of a job search strategy, and a step-by-step approach to landing the job you want. Robert Hellmann of www.hellmannconsulting.com shows you how to take the guesswork out of the job search, so that you will always know what to do next. Learn how to diagnose, treat, and jump-start an ailing job search so that you begin seeing interviews and offers. The discussion includes: Structure and prioritize your search across 2-5 “job-targets” Use a job-search Marketing Pl…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, May 24
@ 10 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 orientation to Photoshop's tools, layers, and adjustments as you work through two example projects. This class is taught on Apple desktop computers.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Thu, May 24
@ 1 p.m.
All About Computers
Design 360: Illustrator 1 - Shape Design
This Design 360 course explores methods of shape creation and manipulation, as well as how to apply patterns, gradients and meshes to shapes, and how to manage larger projects with symbols and global colors. 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 at Science Industry and Business Library, Bronx Li…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Thu, May 24
@ 2:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
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,
50+,
Adults
Thu, May 24
@ 3:15 p.m.
Introduction to Patents
This class provides an overview of patent concepts, including the 3 kinds of patents, and a comparision with other types of intellectual property protection. We cover the basic requirements for obtaining a United States patent. We emphasize patent search, particularly by going beyond simple keyword searching to search by patent classification with the free search tools available from the US Patent andTrademark Office (www.uspto.gov) and the European Patent Office (worldwide.espacenet.com). Seat…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
Thu, May 24
@ 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 2Adults,
50+,
Adults
Fri, May 25
@ 1:15 p.m.
Money Matters
Life Skills: Budgeting, Credit, & Debt
This class introduces savings and budget concepts: Review banks and banking products, including debit and credit cards, and how to reduce indebtedness. The class also introduces investment principles. 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
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. Elena 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.
Business Boost: Digital Marketing Series
Email Marketing
This program is part of the Business Boost: Digital Marketing Series at the Library. Download flyer: maisha_walker-digital_marketing_series-flyer.pdf 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…
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
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
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