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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Tue, October 24
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Twitter Basics
Learn about the online social network Twitter.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Tue, October 24
@ 12:30 p.m.
All About Computers
Design 360: Photoshop 2 - Photo Retouching part 2
This class continues to explore photo retouching techniques, this time focusing on those used in recoloring photographs. Topics include masks, adjustment layers, frequency separation, and skin tone blending. 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 Mac Lab, Bronx Libra…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Tue, October 24
@ 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, October 24
@ 3:15 p.m.
Job Searching & Resume Writing
Introduction to Twitter
An introduction to the social media site Twitter. Learn all about "tweets" and how to interact with other Twitter users. 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, October 24
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
CEO Series: David S. Rose
Thank you for your interest, this event is full! (Registration and wait list are now closed.) You are welcome to come by the Library in case there are any no-shows whose seats you can take, yet we cannot guarantee a spot. At 5:30 PM there will be a line for patrons on standby to sign up on a first come, first seated basis. At 5:55 PM (after all registrants are seated) standbyers will be allowed to take any open spots until all seats are taken. This event is part of the 2017 CEO Series at The…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Healy HallAdults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Wed, October 25
@ 10:30 a.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Mindfulness for Job Seekers
Learn mindfulness techniques that bring relaxation and effortless focus to challenging situations and relationships. Mindfulness is the practice of bringing full, non-judgmental awareness to the present moment. The struggle of searching for a job can be overwhelming at times. See if the practice of mindfulness meditation and some easy to use on-the-spot techniques can help you during these challenging times. Instructor Laura Jackson has been practicing Zen meditation for 12 years and is a U…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 014/015Adults,
Job Seekers
Wed, October 25
@ 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
Wed, October 25
@ 3 p.m.
Money Matters
The Three Pillars of Smart Investing
Morris I. Betesh CRPC® explains why the concepts of diversification, behavioral finance, and portfolio rebalancing are so important to investors. Morris I. Betesh CRPC® is a financial advisor at Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management focusing on retirement planning, diversified portfolio management, options, and income strategies. Morris is a graduate of New York University, and a member of the NYU Alumni Torchbearer Program. Morris resides with his wife and family in Brooklyn, New York.…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, October 25
@ 3:15 p.m.
Facebook Basics
Need some help navigating Facebook? Catch up with friends and family, share photos,​ follow businesses, find jobs​ and much more on the popular online social network. Note: class is 2 hours long. ​ ​
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults
Wed, October 25
@ 5:30 p.m.
TechConnect
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. ***Students will not be admitted to class more than 10 minutes after class begins.*** While we recom…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Wed, October 25
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Envisioning Your Ideal Entertainment Career...Creating an Action Plan to Get There
Join Jim Arnoff for this highly interactive workshop for the insider's take on envisioning the entertainment industry career that embraces your strengths, skills and passions. Maximize your options, get clarity about your career direction, and breakthrough the walls that have been holding you back. Through one-on-one and group coaching, gain the tools to see possibilities beyond where you are now and strategize ways of making that dream entertainment career a reality. Jim is a Certified Life/Ca…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, October 26
@ 11 a.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. ***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…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Thu, October 26
@ 2 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Writing The Summary Section On Your Resume
Sherry Natkow Participants must bring 2 job postings which are a good fit. Are your resumes 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. What to bring: Since you'll be writing on this material, please bring HARD COPIES (not on your…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 014/015Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, October 26
@ 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, October 26
@ 2:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
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, October 26
@ 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, October 26
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Careers in International Trade
Ever think about a career in international trade? From working in trade compliance or logistics, to managing accounts with overseas vendors, there are many benefits to be considered when working in the global trade arena. William Conroy discusses current market trends, salary information, and the nuts and bolts of landing a job in international trade. Moderated by Deanna Clark-Esposito, Esq. William Conroy is president of the recruiting firm Tyler Search, which specializes exclusively in pl…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Fri, October 27
@ 12 noon
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Career Evolution: Preparing for Your Career's Next Leap with Social Media Marketing
John Crant shows how to lay the groundwork to take your career to the next level, to get on the 'short list' for that next promotion, and to market your achievements continually. The discussion includes: Perception Is Reality: So, Change Reality Credit, Where Credit Is Do –and How To Get Yours Sharing Accolades Shines the Light on You Too Be Seen as a Leader, By Being a Leader Manage Your Career 'Marketing' Materials: Using LinkedIn, Groups, Blogs & More Your Signature B…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Fri, October 27
@ 3:15 p.m.
MS PowerPoint 2010 for Beginners pt.2
Learn how to create a presentation using Microsoft Power Point 2010. Topics include creating and editing slides, inserting images, drawings, videos, and running your slideshow. Class Format: Hands on Skill prerequisites: Typing and Keyboard Basics & Mouse Basics Audience: Adults, Businesspeople, Job Seekers 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. Ar…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
Fri, October 27
@ 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, October 27
@ 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
Sat, October 28
@ 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
Sat, October 28
@ 12 noon
Money Matters
How to Structure Your Small Business for Legal Protection and Tax Savings
Whether you already own a small business or are considering starting one, Brenda Smith CFP® discusses how to avoid common pitfalls and risks. Learn how to take advantage of some of the tax-saving opportunities that are uniquely available to owners of small businesses. Brenda Smith is a Vice President at Bernstein Private Wealth Management, and has 19 years of experience in the financial services industry, with expertise in tax, estate and retirement planning, investment portfolio…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Mon, October 30
@ 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
Tue, October 31
@ 10 a.m.
TechConnect
Cell Phone Buying Guide: Smartphones
Learn about the differences in smartphones to determine which phone is the best one for you.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Tue, October 31
@ 12:30 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, October 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
Tue, October 31
@ 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, October 31
@ 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, October 31
@ 6 p.m.
Money Matters
Let's Get Your Financial Life in Order!
Areyour tangled finances getting in the way of achieving your life goals? Do you feel overwhelmed when you think about trying to get your financial life in order? James Buro, CFA, CFP®, ChFC®, CPA discusses how to focus on what's most important and specific strategies to set you on the path to financial security and greater peace of mind. James Buro, CFA, CFP®, ChFC®, CPA has been an investment professional for over 30 years. During that time, he has worked as a Financial Consultant with Mer…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, November 1
@ 1:15 p.m.
Money Matters
Interpreting Financial Statements
Learn how to find financial statements for any public company and about the ratios most frequently used to interpret them. 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, November 1
@ 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
Wed, November 1
@ 5:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Excel Genius Class 7 : Importing Data, String Functions, and Goal Seek
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 1
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Reinvent Your Career
Would you like to make a career change but aren’t sure how to go about it? David Lees helps you to reconnect to who you are at your core to envision a career move that works for you, so that you’re more optimistic and confident about your new career direction. The discussion includes: • Learn the secret to changing careers • Be more aware of your unique personal strengths, skills and passions • Create a vision statement to help you find your next fulfilling job opportunity • Learn how to u…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, November 2
@ 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 2
@ 1:15 p.m.
Money Matters
Planning for a Successful Retirement
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
Thu, November 2
@ 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 ***Students will not be admitted to class more than 10 minutes after…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Thu, November 2
@ 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 2
@ 3:15 p.m.
Money Matters
Online with MorningStar & ValueLine
Learn to retrieve important information on individual stocks and mutual funds, including analysts’ reports and opinions. We will also demonstrate the advanced search capabilities of each database. Turn a concept into a short list of potential investments.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, November 2
@ 6 p.m.
Money Matters
Tax Issues to Consider
Alan Fishman, CPA presents questions for you to consider before it is too late. Topics include capital gains/losses, pension, Social Security, IRA distributions and 1099 Income, the benefits of contributions to various IRA's/401K Plan and 529 accounts, and itemized deductions. Alan D. Fishman, CPA is a business consultant providing financial, tax and operational advice to businesses of all types and sizes. Developing business plans and entity structure is an area of high interest and involv…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
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