Classes & Workshops

The New York Public Library offers more than 93,000 programs annually, serving everyone from toddlers to teens to seniors. Use any or all of the filters below to find a class that interests you. All classes are free unless otherwise noted.

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96 classes found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 11 AM
Come to the library for one-on-one assistance in editing and updating your resume. Please bring a hard copy of your resume or a USB flash drive to save and edit it.
Seward Park LibraryAdults
Today
@ 3 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Need a second pair of eyes on your cover letter or resume? Want to practice your job interview skills? Need help finding the right career for you? Or just talk through a job search? Our expert team of advisors are ready to help! Bring any questions you have about college and career readiness, or even just "adulting" topics, and we'll do our best to answer them. Our 1:1 counseling is available online or in person. If attending online, pre-registration with your email address is required. Each…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Mr. Saftler, the Senior Young Adult Librarian at Francis Martin Library, will meet with you to provide guidance regarding college applications and career goals either virtually or in person. Assistive Listening and ASL ASL interpretation and real-time (CART) captioning available upon request. Please submit your request at least two weeks in advance by emailing accessibility@nypl.org.
Francis Martin Library
Online Via Google Meet/Google Hangouts Meet
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Today
@ 4 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Do you want to go to college or start a new career? Are you having a hard time figuring out where to start preparing your application or resume? Do you need some assistance with all the paperwork? Come join Mosholu Library counseling session! The Teen Librarian will help you look for: College Programs Certification Opportunities Job Opportunities Financial Aid Scholarships Resume Assistance
Mosholu LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Today
@ 5 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
This event will take place online via Google Meet! This is an Opportunity Network program. Learn some tips and tricks on how to speak comfortably and confidently in public. This program is open to teens ages 13-18. Anyone over 18 years of age must be accompanied by a teenager. You must register with your email address in order to receive the link to participate. The Google Meet link will be sent to you by email approximately one day before the program. You will need a device with audio, v…
South Beach Library
Online
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, March 5
@ 1 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Need a second pair of eyes on your cover letter or resume? Want to practice your job interview skills? Need help finding the right career for you? Or just talk through a job search? Sign up for a 1 on 1 counseling session with a librarian. Each session is half an hour and takes place either at the St. George Library Center or online via Google Meet. Fill out this form to register for a session.
St. George Library Center
Online via Google Meet
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Tue, March 5
@ 6 PM
Career Services
This event is online only. In preparation for the MTA Recruitment Consultation Fair on March 13, 2024, join NYPL Career Services for Developing an Elevator Pitch - Session 3. Click here to register today During this interactive workshop, you will: Learn strategies to develop a 30-60 second elevator pitch that impresses hiring managers for the MTA Recruitment Consultation Fair as well as at job fairs and on interviews How to develop an elevator pitch that merges your skills, experience,…
OnlineAdults,

50+,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

Persons with Disabilities,

Persons Without Homes
Wed, March 6
@ 3 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Need a second pair of eyes on your cover letter or resume? Want to practice your job interview skills? Need help finding the right career for you? Or just talk through a job search? Our expert team of advisors are ready to help! Bring any questions you have about college and career readiness, or even just "adulting" topics, and we'll do our best to answer them. Our 1:1 counseling is available online or in person. If attending online, pre-registration with your email address is required. Each…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, March 7
@ 11 AM
Subjects will include Job Search and Resume Help. Please register for Google Meet Online.
City Island LibraryAdults,

College & Graduate Students,

Job Seekers,

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, March 7
@ 1 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Need a second pair of eyes on your cover letter or resume? Want to practice your job interview skills? Need help finding the right career for you? Or just talk through a job search? Sign up for a 1 on 1 counseling session with a librarian. Each session is half an hour and takes place either at the St. George Library Center or online via Google Meet. Fill out this form to register for a session.
St. George Library Center
Online via Google Meet
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, March 7
@ 6:30 PM
This event will take place in person at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library (Room 604). Join Career Services for Advance In Your Career Series: Women Negotiate! During this interactive in-person workshop, our facilitator, Surabhi Lal, will provide tips on negotiation. You'll leave with tips on how to research your target salary, highlight your accomplishments and find the right words — and the confidence — to negotiate for better benefits and pay. So, Women Negotiate so that you can pay o…
Room 604Adults,

50+,

Businesspeople,

College & Graduate Students,

English Language Learners,

Immigrants,

Job Seekers,

Persons with Disabilities
Fri, March 8
@ 3:30 PM
This session will take place in person at the Castle Hill Library! Need help making your college resume? Looking for part-time employment? Need assistance search for available resources focused on teenagers? Stop by and meet with the teen librarian for related support.
Castle Hill LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, March 11
@ 3 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Need a second pair of eyes on your cover letter or resume? Want to practice your job interview skills? Need help finding the right career for you? Or just talk through a job search? Our expert team of advisors are ready to help! Bring any questions you have about college and career readiness, or even just "adulting" topics, and we'll do our best to answer them. Our 1:1 counseling is available online or in person. If attending online, pre-registration with your email address is required. Each…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, March 11
@ 3:30 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
This event will take place online via Google Meet! Are you a TEEN looking for your first job? Or looking for new employment opportunities? Join the us to receive tips on how to create a new resume or spruce up your outdated one. This program is open to teens ages 13-18. You must register with your email address in order to receive the link to participate. The Google Meet link will be sent to you by email approximately one day before the program. You will need a device with audio, video and…
Hamilton Grange Library
Online
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, March 11
@ 4 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Mr. Saftler, the Senior Young Adult Librarian at Francis Martin Library, will meet with you to provide guidance regarding college applications and career goals either virtually or in person. Assistive Listening and ASL ASL interpretation and real-time (CART) captioning available upon request. Please submit your request at least two weeks in advance by emailing accessibility@nypl.org.
Francis Martin Library
Online Via Google Meet/Google Hangouts Meet
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, March 11
@ 4 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Mr. Saftler, the Senior Young Adult Librarian at Francis Martin Library, will meet with you to provide guidance regarding college applications and career goals either virtually or in person. Assistive Listening and ASL ASL interpretation and real-time (CART) captioning available upon request. Please submit your request at least two weeks in advance by emailing accessibility@nypl.org.
Francis Martin Library
Online Via Google Meet/Google Hangouts Meet
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, March 12
@ 1 PM
Job Searching & Resume Writing
This event will take place online via Google Meet. Looking for help with finding employment? We are here to help! Learn about what tools to use to find job vacancies. In this workshop, you will learn how to improve or update your resume and cover letter. Learn different tips to land the job during the interview. Registration required.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library
Online via Google Meet
Adults,

Businesspeople,

Job Seekers
Tue, March 12
@ 1 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Need a second pair of eyes on your cover letter or resume? Want to practice your job interview skills? Need help finding the right career for you? Or just talk through a job search? Sign up for a 1 on 1 counseling session with a librarian. Each session is half an hour and takes place either at the St. George Library Center or online via Google Meet. Fill out this form to register for a session.
St. George Library Center
Online via Google Meet
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, March 13
@ 4 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
This event is taking place in person at Mariners Harbor Library or virtual. The process of writing a resume that is convincing both to you and your potential employer can be difficult. This program teaches you tips and tricks for writing resumes. For ages 13 - 18.
Mariners Harbor LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, March 13
@ 4 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Join us for this special program as we learn how salaries and taxes are determined, and how (why) we pay taxes. This program is open to all students 13 & up, and will be in presented in a hybrid format (in-person and virtual). ***This is an Opportunity Network program***
Washington Heights Library
Online via Google Meet
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, March 13
@ 5 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Hello Teens, Join us at Grand Concourse Library for the CCP Workshop - Understanding Plagiarism In this in-person session you'll learn what plagiarism is and how to avoid it. Because plagiarism means using someone else's work without giving them proper credit, it is Important to develop skills in citing one's sources.
Grand Concourse LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, March 14
@ 11 AM
Subjects will include Job Search and Resume Help. Please register in advance. Call us for details and more information. Google Meet required.
OnlineAdults,

College & Graduate Students,

Job Seekers,

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, March 14
@ 1 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Need a second pair of eyes on your cover letter or resume? Want to practice your job interview skills? Need help finding the right career for you? Or just talk through a job search? Sign up for a 1 on 1 counseling session with a librarian. Each session is half an hour and takes place either at the St. George Library Center or online via Google Meet. Fill out this form to register for a session.
St. George Library Center
Online via Google Meet
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, March 14
@ 5 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Join us online for this online event on Thursday, March 14th, at 5:00 pm, where we'll be teaching students how to create a clean and professional resume. We’ll go over reference etiquette, resources for free resume templates, and what experience is most important to feature the most! *Patrons must be 13-18 years old to attend.
Van Cortlandt LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, March 14
@ 5:30 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
This event will take in person at Parkchester Library. This is an Opportunity Network program.
Parkchester Library, Young Adult AreaTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, March 15
@ 3:30 PM
This session will take place in person at the Castle Hill Library! Need help making your college resume? Looking for part-time employment? Need assistance search for available resources focused on teenagers? Stop by and meet with the teen librarian for related support.
Castle Hill LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, March 15
@ 3:30 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
What exactly is your digital footprint and how can it impact future job applications? Attend this workshop to look at ways to lock down your information and put your best foot forward when starting your career. This event is online only.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library
Online only
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, March 16
@ 4 PM
Author at the Library
This event will take place in person at 53rd St. Join us on Saturday, March 16th for an enlightening program as we celebrate Women's History Month! Bestselling author Mayte Carvalho (Persuasion: How To Pitch Your Ideas And Own The Room) and successful entrepreneur Helena Simon will be in attendance, as they delve into the intricacies of communication, persuasion, and overcoming obstacles in the workplace, particularly for Latina women. Together, Mayte and Helena will engage attendees in a li…
53rd Street LibraryAdults,

Businesspeople
Mon, March 18
@ 11 AM
Come to the library for one-on-one assistance in editing and updating your resume. Please bring a hard copy of your resume or a USB flash drive to save and edit it.
Seward Park LibraryAdults
Mon, March 18
@ 3 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Need a second pair of eyes on your cover letter or resume? Want to practice your job interview skills? Need help finding the right career for you? Or just talk through a job search? Our expert team of advisors are ready to help! Bring any questions you have about college and career readiness, or even just "adulting" topics, and we'll do our best to answer them. Our 1:1 counseling is available online or in person. If attending online, pre-registration with your email address is required. Each…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, March 18
@ 4 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
This event will take place in person at South beach Library! Join us to decorate your own cork board (bulletin board) to hold important documents and calendars. This program is open to teens ages 13-18.
South Beach LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, March 19
@ 1 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Need a second pair of eyes on your cover letter or resume? Want to practice your job interview skills? Need help finding the right career for you? Or just talk through a job search? Sign up for a 1 on 1 counseling session with a librarian. Each session is half an hour and takes place either at the St. George Library Center or online via Google Meet. Fill out this form to register for a session.
St. George Library Center
Online via Google Meet
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, March 20
@ 2 PM
Online
This event will be held online. Looking for a new job? The library can help! Join us for an overview of the job search process, including how to use websites like Indeed and Google to find current openings. We'll also explore library resources that can help you in all stages of the application process, from creating a cover letter and resume to preparing for your interview. Please register with your email address in order to receive a link to attend. The link will be sent to you by email appr…
George Bruce LibraryAdults
Wed, March 20
@ 3 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Need a second pair of eyes on your cover letter or resume? Want to practice your job interview skills? Need help finding the right career for you? Or just talk through a job search? Our expert team of advisors are ready to help! Bring any questions you have about college and career readiness, or even just "adulting" topics, and we'll do our best to answer them. Our 1:1 counseling is available online or in person. If attending online, pre-registration with your email address is required. Each…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, March 21
@ 11 AM
Subjects will include Job Search and Resume Help. Please register in advance. Call us for details and more information. Google Meet required.
OnlineAdults,

College & Graduate Students,

Job Seekers,

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thu, March 21
@ 1 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Need a second pair of eyes on your cover letter or resume? Want to practice your job interview skills? Need help finding the right career for you? Or just talk through a job search? Sign up for a 1 on 1 counseling session with a librarian. Each session is half an hour and takes place either at the St. George Library Center or online via Google Meet. Fill out this form to register for a session.
St. George Library Center
Online via Google Meet
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, March 21
@ 4 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
This event is online only. Searching for jobs? Starting to apply? Are they asking for a cover letter? Join us to learn everything you need to know about cover letters and how to start writing one that will really standout. Audience: Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years), Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years) This program will take place online via Google Meet​. You must register with your email address in order to receive the link to participate. The link will be sent to you by email approxim…
West Farms Library
Online Only
Parents/Caregivers,

Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, March 22
@ 3 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Mr. Saftler, the Senior Young Adult Librarian at Francis Martin Library, will meet with you to provide guidance regarding college applications and career goals either virtually or in person. Assistive Listening and ASL ASL interpretation and real-time (CART) captioning available upon request. Please submit your request at least two weeks in advance by emailing accessibility@nypl.org.
Francis Martin Library
Online Via Google Meet/Google Hangouts Meet
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, March 22
@ 3:30 PM
This session will take place in person at the Castle Hill Library! Need help making your college resume? Looking for part-time employment? Need assistance search for available resources focused on teenagers? Stop by and meet with the teen librarian for related support.
Castle Hill LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),

Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, March 22
@ 3:30 PM
College & Career Pathways (CCP)
Emailing professors, supervisors, coworkers, and hiring managers comes with all kinds of rules, spoken and unspoken. Learn the ins and outs of professional emailing at this online workshop through Harry Belafonte Library. This is an Opportunity Network program. This event is online only.
Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library
Online only
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years)