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Wed, October 11
@ 3 p.m.
Money Matters
Back In the Black!
Jacob Morris CFP® shares tips and techniques on budgeting, banking, and the basics of money management. Presented by the Financial Planning Association of New York. Seating is first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, October 11
@ 5:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Excel Genius Class 4 : Tables and Data Validation
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, October 11
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Authentic Branding: Letting the Real You Shine in Any Situation
Get to know and accept who you are, what you have to offer, and how you fit into any situation is your key to success — whether you’re interviewing for a job, working towards a promotion, starting a new business, or looking to meet new people. Kristina Leonardi shows you how to get in tune with your unique talents, abilities, strengths and passions and project that image out into the world to create and attract the outcomes you desire in every area of your life. Seating is on a first come,…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, October 12
@ 11 a.m.
TechConnect
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. ***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 hom…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Thu, October 12
@ 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. ***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 or in one of the open labs hosted in the Science, Industry…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Thu, October 12
@ 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, October 12
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
The Hottest Areas In The Job Market Today: Data Science & Analytics Careers -Learn How To Break Into This Field
Data science and analytics is one sector of the job market that bucked the great recession. CEOs everywhere are urgently building data and analytics teams to cope with the world of Big Data. A leading jobs website estimated that the number of data analytics jobs quadrupled in the last six years. Kaiser Fung provides insights, tips, and educational recommendations to help you break into these fast growing career paths. Mr. Fung provides training and advisory services in business analytics a…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Fri, October 13
@ 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 13
@ 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 14
@ 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 14
@ 6 p.m.
Money Matters
Do I Need an Estate Plan?
Eric Dostal, J.D., CFP® FPANY shares his legal and financial planning expertise to help demystify the estate planning process. Even if you think your estate will be relatively small, taking a few simple steps now could make a big difference for your family and loved ones if something were to happen to you. Eric graduated with a JD from St. John’s University School of Law and holds the Certified Financial Planner™ (CFP®) designation. In 2013 he joined Sontag Advisory, where he focusses on…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Sun, October 15
@ 2:30 p.m.
TechConnect
Design 360: Photoshop 3 - Brushes and Digital Art
This class explores Photoshop’s digital painting toolset, creating everything from realistic oil paints to chaotic effects. Topics include brushes, brush customization, brush tip creation, and the mixer brush. ***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…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 4Adults
Mon, October 16
@ 10:30 a.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
Tue, October 17
@ 12:30 p.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
Tue, October 17
@ 12:30 p.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
Tue, October 17
@ 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 17
@ 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 17
@ 6 p.m.
Money Matters
Understanding Your Financial Statements
One very important tool to understanding your brokerage account performance is to carefully review your account statements on a regular basis. Monica Cirillo provides some helpful hints to understand the different components of an account statement. It will also introduce a number of publicly-available resources to explore further. Monica Cirillo is an Executive Director at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Monica held leadership positions at several…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Wed, October 18
@ 5:30 p.m.
TechConnect
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. ***Students will not be admitted to class more than 10 minutes after class begins.*** While we recommen…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
Wed, October 18
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
The Three Kinds of Networking and How to Master Them
Most people do not understand networking and view it as an exotic activity that is practiced only by extremely extroverted sales people. And if networking is something you like, how focused are you on the different approaches needed for each type? Networking is not one thing. There are three distinct types of networking and none of them involve having a personality transplant to be successful. Coach Win Sheffield shows you how to use networking effectively. Seating is on a first come ,…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, October 19
@ 10:30 a.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Employment Mentoring in a Computer Lab
Get individualized attention in searching for jobs, filling out applications, and writing cover and thank you letters. Learn job searching tips that will enable you to move ahead in your job search. Priority will be given to individuals with disabilities. Offered in conjunction with AHRCNYC and NY Cares. Preregistration is required at: http://goo.gl/forms/uRAQJghVznyaYeq43 Seating is on a first come, first seated basis.
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 1Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, October 19
@ 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, October 19
@ 1:30 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Job Search Tips for Mature Job Seekers
The job search process nowadays is more complex than ever and many job seekers feel challenged by it. The mature job seekers (55+) feel sometimes at a greater disadvantage especially if they are returning to the workforce after a break. If you think that this describes you, you will find useful job search tips and advice at this workshop. Presented by MaturityWorks , this session will also introduce the program funded by the U.S. Department of Labor focusing on the needs of mature workers, the…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 1Adults,
Businesspeople,
Job Seekers
Thu, October 19
@ 6 p.m.
Careers, Jobs, Small Business Seminars
Online Customer Acquisition Series #6: Google Analytics
What is the best source of information to find out whether your online efforts are yielding results? Google Analytics. Come learn from Maisha Walker, digital marketing expert and columnist for Inc.com, how to use the data from Google Analytics--and other analytics tools as well--to determine whether your online campaign is working, and how to tweak your efforts to yield better results. This is the last part in the Online Customer Acquisition Series. Download flyer here: online_customer_acquis…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Fri, October 20
@ 10 a.m.
Money Matters
Financial Planning Day @ SIBL
Financial Planning Day @ SIBL Hear from the Experts - 12 classes on financial/life issues Explore the Library’s Resources - Learn how to find and compare investment options Meet with the Counselors - Credit Crisis, Medicare, and Financial Professionals Browse the Financial Fair - Information provided by government and non-profit organizations Sponsored in conjunction with the Financial Planning Association of New York. Seating is on a first come, first seated basis. Click here for m…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Healy HallAdults,
Businesspeople
Fri, October 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
Money Matters
The Basics of Investing
Elizabeth Goody, Senior Counsel of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission discusses investment products, understanding fees and risk, and how to avoid common scams including those that might relate to the recent hurricanes. Learn the questions to ask before investing and the red flags of investment fraud. Seating is first come, first seated. Part of Financial Planning Day @ SIBL!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Fri, October 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
Money Matters
Medicare 2018
Join Michelle Berney from the NYC Department for the Aging for an overview of the Medicare program and your coverage options. Get the latest information on Medigap/Medicare Supplement insurance, Medicare Advantage/Medicate Health Plans, and Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage. Michelle Berney is an Outreach Coordinator at the NYC Department for the Aging’s HIICAP (Health Insurance Information, Counseling and Assistance Program) Program. She conducts trainings and presentations on Med…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 1Adults,
Businesspeople
Fri, October 20
@ 10:30 a.m.
Money Matters
The SBA’s Financing Programs for Your Business and How to Apply
Man-Li Kuo Lin discusses the U.S. Small Business Administration’s 7(a) Loan, 504 loan for purchasing Property, Microloans for Start-ups, and grants for R&D. Learn about the qualifications, procedures, and checklists. Ms. Man-Li Kuo Lin is Economic Development Specialist and District International Trade Officer/Emerging Leaders CEO Training Project Manager/PRIME Grantee Liaison at the U.S. Small Business Administration New York District Office (SBA NYDO) marketing team in delivery small bus…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 3Adults,
Businesspeople
Fri, October 20
@ 12:30 p.m.
Money Matters
Clone of Wills and Advance Directives
Gary R. Mottola of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority provides a detailed look at results from the FINRA Investor Education Foundation’s Investor Survey, including investor relationships with investment brokers and advisors, understanding and perceptions of fees charged for investment services, usage of investment information sources, attitudes towards investing in general, investor literacy, and investment fraud. Get helpful tips and takeaways from the study and other recent research.…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 1Adults,
Businesspeople
Fri, October 20
@ 12:30 p.m.
Money Matters
Wills and Advance Directives
This program provides an introduction to life-planning documents, including wills, health care proxies, living wills and powers of attorney. Learn why these documents are important and how they can help you plan for the future. Presented by the City Bar Justice Center. Seating is first come, first seated. Part of Financial Planning Day @ SIBL!
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Conference Room 018Adults,
Businesspeople
Fri, October 20
@ 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 20
@ 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 21
@ 11 a.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
Sat, October 21
@ 2:30 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 minu…
Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Training Room 2Adults
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
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
@ 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
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
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