lynda.com to Demonstrate Product at New York Public Library, 4/27

lyndaNew lynda.com Kiosks at Science, Industry, & Business Library Provide Software, Technology, Creative and Business Training to Patrons Looking to Find Jobs, Advance Their Careers or Develop New Skills

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WHO:The New York Public Library’s Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), lynda.com Sales Manager of State and Local Government Deanna Grady, and lynda.com Training Solutions Advisor Julie Whalen
WHAT:Will demonstrate lynda.com, which is now available for free to the public at SIBL. The presentation will be open to the public; all are welcome. First come, first seated.
WHEN:Saturday, April 27, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Attendees can continue to view courses on the lynda.com kiosks until the library closes at 6:00 p.m.
WHERE:Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL)
188 Madison Avenue @ 34th Street
New York, NY 10016
(917) 275-6975

DETAILS:

New kiosks from online learning company lynda.com will be demonstrated at the Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL). Deanna Grady, sales manager of state and local government at lynda.com, and Julie Whalen, the company’s training solutions advisor, will show visitors how to access over 1,700 courses in the lynda.com video library for free at SIBL.

The available courses provide instruction on a wide range of subjects and software programs, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, iPad music production, QuickBooks Pro, computer programming, professional development and leadership training. lynda.com tutorials are taught by respected industry experts who are passionate about sharing their expertise.

Event attendees will learn how lynda.com can help library visitors search for jobs, advance their careers, develop skills and achieve personal goals. Experts will offer tips on maximizing your time on lynda.com, and introduce power users who will share their success stories.

About The Science, Industry and Business Library

The Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL) is a premier public business library founded in 1996 with comprehensive print materials, e-resources, and services for start-ups and established businesses seeking expansion, and for job seekers from entry to executive levels. Library staff provide roving assistance and consultations, and advisory services are offered on-site by experienced business owners, career coaches, and a financial specialist.

About The New York Public Library

The New York Public Library is a free provider of education and information for the people of New York and beyond. With 90 locations—including research and branch libraries—throughout the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island, the Library offers free materials, computer access, classes, exhibitions, programming and more to everyone from toddlers to scholars, and has seen record numbers of attendance and circulation in recent years. The New York Public Library serves more than 18 million patrons who come through its doors annually and millions more around the globe who use its resources at www.nypl.org. To offer this wide array of free programming, The New York Public Library relies on both public and private funding. Learn more about how to support the Library at nypl.org/support.

About lynda.com

lynda.com is an online learning company that helps anyone learn software, technology, creative and business skills to achieve personal and professional goals. The company provides engaging, top-quality video instruction to more than two million people through individual, corporate, academic and government subscriptions. Filmed at the company’s 12-acre, state-of-the-art campus in Carpinteria, California, the 1,700+ courses in the lynda.com library are taught by recognized industry experts who are passionate about teaching. The company also provides German-, French- and Spanish-language content under the video2brain brand name. Founded in 1995 and incorporated in 1997, lynda.com is led by co-founders Lynda Weinman and Bruce Heavin and president and CEO Eric Robison. Learn more about the lynda.com story at www.lynda.com/press and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/lynda.