Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

Lower Level, Johnson Building, Central Library, 617 536-5400, businessref@bpl.org

Welcome to the Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

Posted on May 2nd, 2013 by gsmart in Kirstein Business Library

The Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center (KBLIC) invites media creators, innovators, job seekers, entrepreneurs, nonprofits, investors, coders, and makers to our new space. Business-minded individuals can enjoy an inviting and modern space with over 5,000 square feet of printed resources, flexible seating, innovative technology to conduct business research, and dedicated areas for collaborating on projects with colleagues or developing a new career skill. Drop by KBLIC for access to and courses in the latest video editing and production technologies. Visitors will be inspired with a fresh vibe, cool color pallet, and a variety of comfortable work tables and seating options For more information about the programs and resources at Kirstein:

Innovation Center Office Hours: New to Photoshop and unsure where to start? Confused on how to design something for our 3D printer? Other questions about KBLIC software? Sign up for 30 minutes of one-on-one assistance by emailing your questions to businessref@bpl.org

 

Pictures from Financial Fitness for Under 40 Folk – part 1

Posted on November 24th, 2017 by mdevine in Kirstein Business Library, Programs
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There was a great turnout for Part 1 of Financial Fitness for Under 40 Folk on Tuesday, October 24. The following pictures are from the event. To enlarge a picture, just click on it.

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Join us on Tuesday, November 28 for Part 2 of Financial Fitness for Under 40 Folk where you will explore the various ways to grow your money through investing it, and understand the associated risks. Should you invest in your employer’s retirement account, buy real estate or open a brokerage account? Learn what you should be doing with your money today to create financial freedom tomorrow. Register for your spot at https://tinyurl.com/yc5alrk8.

Become financially fit. Eric will be at the WGBH Studio at the Boston Public Library to share the toolkit to get you there. Bring your questions, and start to create your plan for financial freedom.

This program is sponsored by Bank of America, and presented by the Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center in partnership with WGBH. To find out more about additional programs sponsored by Bank of America and presented by the Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center and register for your spot, visit www.bpl.org/BankofAmerica.

 

December Programs

Posted on November 16th, 2017 by blippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

Please join us for our programs in December:

  • December 5 from 2-3 in the Exchange:”Job Search and Resume Drop-In”
  • December 5 at 6 in the Exchange: “Small Business Credit and Lending”
  • December 7 at 1 and 6 in the Exchange: “Adobe Audition Basics”
  • December 7 at 10 in the Community Learning Center:”Finding Grants:
  • December 12 from 2-3 in the Exchange: “Job Search and Resume Drop-In”
  • December 12 at 6 in the Commonwealth Salon: “How to Turn Email Clicks and Opens into Sales”
  • December 14 at 1 and 6:”Sketchup for Beginners”
  • December 19 at 1 in the Exchange: “Exploring Business Ownership”
  • December 19 at 6 in the Exchange: “How to Break into Consulting”
  • December 21 at 1 and 6 in the Exchange: “Basics of 3D Printing with TinkerCad”

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Introduction to Music Entrepreneurship workshops

Posted on September 11th, 2017 by mdevine in Kirstein Business Library, Programs
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The Kirstein Business Library and Innovation center is hosting composer, Beau Kenyon, for a 4-part series of workshops about Introduction to Music Entrepreneurship beginning on Saturday, September 30, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. For more information and to register for these workshops, check out our Upcoming Programs page at http://www.bpl.org/kbl/upcoming-programs/ or click on the flier below.

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Programs for September

Posted on August 25th, 2017 by mdevine in Kirstein Business Library

We have the following great programs and workshops in the Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center during the month of September. More information about the programs will be posted during the month. Check out our Upcoming programs tab above or click on http://www.bpl.org/kbl/upcoming-programs/ for more information to register for the programs.

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September 6, 2017 at 6pm: Patent Pro Bono Program

September 7, 2017 at 1pm and 6pm: Design Your Own custom Logo with Adobe Illustrator

September 12, 2017 at 6pm: How to Manage Your Social Media Marketing Like a Pro

September 14, 2017 at 1pm and 6pm: Adobe CC Alternatives: Canva

September 19, 2017 at 1pm: Exploring Business Ownership

September 20, 2017 at 6pm: Financial Aid for High School Seniors and Current Undergraduates

September 21, 2017 at 1pm and 6pm: Final Cut Pro for Beginners

September 26, 2017 at 6pm: Financial Aid for Prospective and Current Graduate Students

September 27, 2017 at 6pm: Salary Negotiation for Women

September 28, 2017 at 1pm and 6pm: Navigating Photoshop

 

Featured Electronic Resource: Press Reader

Posted on August 17th, 2017 by mdevine in Electronic Resources
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The Boston Public Library offers many electronic resources to the residents of Massachusetts. Many you can access from home.

One of the electronic resources is Press Reader, which you can access from home. With this resource, you can find news including business news from local and international newspapers and magazines from around the world. PressReader is the most convenient and complete way to read all your favorite newspapers and magazines on one site.

Check it out today!

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