Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

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

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December Programs at the Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

Posted on November 29th, 2016 by blippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

Please join us for the following programs in December:
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Judith Kalaora as Hedy Lamarr

 

 

 

  • 12/1 at 1 and 6 in the Exchange: Jam with KBLIC.  Make music with GarageBand
  • 12/6 at 6 in the Commonwealth Salon: How to Be the Best Businesses for the World: An Interactive Workshop on the B Corp Movement
  • 12/8 at 1 and 6 in the Exchange: Save the Date with Photoshop
  • 12/13 at 6 in the Commonwealth Salon: The World of Tea
  • 12/15 at 1 and 6 in the Exchange: Basics of 3D Printing
  • 12/20 at 6 in the Commonwealth Salon: Digital Advertising on a Shoestring
  • 12/27 at 6 in Rabb Hall: Hedy Lamarr, Tinseltown Inventor

Bloomberg is Here!

Posted on November 14th, 2016 by blippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

bloombergBloomberg enables professionals in finance and other industries to access the Bloomberg Professional service through which users can monitor and analyze real-time financial market data and place trades on the electronic trading platform. The system also provides news, price quotes, and messaging across its proprietary secure network.

The Kirstein Business Library and Innovation Center (located at 700 Boylston Street, on the lower level of the Central Library in Copley Square) provides access for free to visitors.

Please sign up to use Bloomberg for no more than 2 half-hour slots per day.

November Programs from the Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

Posted on November 4th, 2016 by blippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

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Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center November Programs

Posted on October 27th, 2016 by blippmeier in Kirstein Business Library

holidaysPlease join us for these exciting programs!

11/1: Princess Bride at 6 in Rabb Hall
11/2: Lizzie Borden and the 40 Whacks at 6 in Rabb Hall
11/3: Resume Basics at 10 in the Community Learning Center
Easy as 123 Design at 1 and 6 in the Exchange at the Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center
SCORE Small Business Mentoring from 5-8 in the Innolab at the Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center (preregistration required)
How to Get a Cost-Effective Website at 6 in the
Commonwealth Salon
11/8: Hollywood Sword Fight Choreography at 6 in Rabb Hall
11/10: Job Searching Online at 10 in the Community Learning Center
Beautiful Holiday Cards with InDesign at 1 and 6 in the Exchange at the Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center
11/15: Now That You’re in Charge: Skills for Supervisors at 6 in the Commonwealth Salon
11/17: Create Your Own Custom Logo with Adobe Illustrator
SCORE Small Business Mentoring from 5-8 in the Innolab at the Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center (preregistration required)
11/22: Resume Writing Workshop with Gary Gekow at 6 in the Exchange at the Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center
11/29: Cover and Thank You Letter Review with Gary Gekow at 6 in the Exchange at the Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center

 

 

 

 

 

Our 3d printer!

Posted on October 12th, 2016 by adeangelis in Kirstein Business Library
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We’ve been printing up a storm lately!  Below is a model of the Liberty Mutual office downtown!

We have two upcoming classes on 3d modeling the you can register for on Eventbrite!:

libertymutualThursday, November 3rd: Easy as 123 Design!

Take the next step the in your CAD and 3D design quest!  Learn how to design 3D objects using Autodesk’s 123D design and learn about our 3d printer. Knowledge of how to use a mouse, keyboard, and the internet strongly recommended.

Times 1:00-2:30 p.m., 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Location: The Exchange, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center, Johnson Building Lower Level

Thursday, December 15th: Basics of 3d Printing

Get an overview of software and equipment available for 3D printing at the BPL. Learn tips and tricks for making a successful print and resources to help you design an object. Folks may bring their own laptop so they can follow along. Knowledge of how to use a mouse, keyboard, and the internet strongly recommended.

Times 1:00-2:30 p.m., 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Location: The Exchange, Kirstein Business Library & Innovation Center, Johnson Building Lower Level

Our 3D Printing Guidelines

  • All builds must be scheduled in advance by email to 3dprint@bpl.org.  Please let us know the color and the approximate demensions of what your job should be.
  • No more than two builds per month per person will be accepted
  • All designs must be submitted in an .stl file format
  • Only builds of ten hours or less will be accepted.
  • If a build is too large or complex we suggest a commercial service
  • No hazardous or offensive items
  • The library reserves the right to decline any print job

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