Polish your résumé with Jessica Rareshide, of Rare Insight LLC, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, at the Martin Luther King Library, 1611 Caffin Ave.
Rareshide will review résumés, make recommendations and answer any specific résumé questions based on experience and targeted positions. Attendees are asked to bring two copies of their résumé for review.
Rareshide is a certified personnel consultant and certified staffing professional whose speaking presentations have focused on career-related topics and current business matters. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the New Orleans Public Library.
SOCIAL MEDIA: Social media for small business will be the topic of the next Digital Learning for Small Business program from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25, at the Main Library, 219 Loyola Ave.
Attendees will learn about the importance of investing in social media marketing and leveraging social media in their overall marketing strategy through Lynda.com tutorials and staff-led exercises.
STEM STORY TIME: The Central City Library will host a Science, Technology, Engineering, Math Story Time with PlayBuild from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 29. Through stories, STEM construction toys and games, children’s thinking and problem-solving skills will be challenged in fun and hands-on ways. They will also explore design, architecture and city-planning disciplines. STEM Story Time is for ages 4-12 and their caregivers. The library is located at 2405 Jackson Ave.
LEARNING TO LEAD: Rethink, an after-school club for children ages 10-14 who are interested in developing their leadership skills and improving their communities, will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30, at the Keller Library & Community Center, 4300 S. Broad Ave.
The program combines art and activism through art creation, games, black cultural activities, field trips and black history. To register for Rethink, text or call (504) 446-0752 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
STREAMING FILMS: The library is now offering access to the popular on-demand film-streaming service Kanopy, and anyone with a library card can stream more than 30,000 films from any computer, television, mobile device or platform by simply downloading the Kanopy app for iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast or Roku.
Offering what The New York Times calls “a garden of cinematic delights,” Kanopy showcases many of the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema.
Kanopy is also compatible for hearing- (with captions and transcripts) and visually-impaired library users (compatible with technologies such as JAWS). The films include those that are often difficult or impossible to access elsewhere, and programming that features diversity, with a wide array of foreign language films and films on race, and current affairs.
Kanopy can be accessed by visiting nolalibrary.org, click Borrow on the main navigation menu, click Watch, and you’ll see the Kanopy logo at the bottom of the webpage.