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Boston Public Library

700 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02116 United States

August 2015

Web Development: Let’s Break it Down at the Boston Public Library

August 18, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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About This Event This summer the Boston Public Library will open its doors to General Assembly on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. We will host some of our most popular classes at the Central Library’s Commonwealth Salon - from Web Development to Digital Marketing - to give you the practical, hands-on training you need to pursue work you love. Thinking of learning to code, but getting lost in the alphabet soup (AJAX, PHP, CSS, etc)? Whether you're interested in…

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June 2016

Intro To The Boston Freelance Community At The Boston Public Library

June 21, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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Free

About This Event Freelancer’s Union report states 54 million Americans are freelancing right now, and that number is only supposed to rise. Individuals are moving away from the traditional workweek. Instead they want to work when, where, and how they choose. Join Adam Segal, founder and CEO of cove, and Michael Suen, independent designer and creative director, in a discussion of all things freelance: the trends, the pros and cons, and taking the leap. Takeaways Gain an understanding of the…

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July 2016

Personalize Your Marketing Strategy At The Boston Public Library

July 14, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02116 United States

About This Event This summer the Boston Public Library will open its doors to General Assembly each month for Summer School. We will host some of our most popular digital marketing classes at the Central Library’s Commonwealth Salon to give you the practical, hands-on training you need to pursue work you love. The most successful marketing strategies are the ones that allow you to create a meaningful connection with your audience. But in an age of overflowing inboxes and overcrowded…

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January 2017

Exploring Business Ownership with the SBA

January 17, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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Free

DO YOU HAVE THE NEXT BIG IDEA? WANT TO KNOW HOW TO START A BUSINESS BUT DON'T KNOW WHERE TO GO OR WHAT TO DO NEXT? This will be a two-part workshop consisting of: 1. Small Business Administration (SBA) programs/services available for start-up and existing businesses. 2. Massachusetts Small Business Development Center (MSBDC) sharing different funding types and sources. Learn how the SBA and other resource partners can assist you in starting and growing your business. General information will be…

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October 2017

MoNage Conference: Money & Messaging on Net and Chatbots

October 24, 2017 @ 8:00 am - October 26, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02116 United States
$450 – $1200

Fall 2017 MoNage will be held at the Boston Public Library October 24th-26th, 2017. MoNage will explore the Future of the Conversational Web, the CONVERGENCE of Computing, Cryptocurrency, AI, Communications, Messaging and the underlying ecosystems. Use the South Shore Innovation discount code of "ssinno" to receive $350 off the Full Access Pass. More information can be found here: http://ssinnovation.com/2017/10/05/monage/

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July 2018

SUMMER SCHOOL @ THE BOSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY: PUBLIC SPEAKING HACKS

July 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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Free

As entrepreneurs, business owners and team leaders we are often required to make presentations to our customers, investors and to our team. What is it that makes some presentations so persuasive while others struggle to capture the audience’s attention? The ability to connect with others in an authentic way is the key to being a great speaker – and it carries over into the success of your business and personal life. During this event, you'll hear from a Communications expert…

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September 2018

SUMMER SCHOOL @ THE BPL: SOCIAL MEDIA FOR STARTUPS & SMALL BUSINESSES

September 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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Free

About This Event If you're a startup or small business, you're likely time-poor and resource constrained, so on top of growing your business and acquiring users and customers, how do you also market your company brilliantly on social media? In this class, you'll learn about the role of key social platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest and how to start engaging consumers on these platforms by effectively getting the word out about your business.

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October 2018

SPOTIFY & SOFAR SOUNDS PRESENT: THE FUTURE OF LISTENING – DATA AND MUSIC

October 4, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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Free

About This Event For this event, GA & the Boston Public Library will welcome Sofar Sounds, Spotify, Shure, and 525 Entertainment Group to speak about the Future of Listening: Data & Music. Everyday, we enjoy innovation in music through personalised playlists, streaming and live videos accessible at the tap of a screen, and it has all been driven by an unlikely friend - data. Join us for a series of lightning talks as we explore the intersection of big data…

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BACK TO SCHOOL @ THE BPL: BREAK INTO DATA SCIENCE

October 17, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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Free

About This Event GA is going #OffCampus. At this event, take a peek into a day in the life of a data scientist and, more importantly, how to break into the industry. Why it Matters: Data provides valuable insight into user behaviors that drive informed, strategic business decisions. Understanding the ways you can leverage data in your personal and professional life can help you find key insights, make smarter decisions, and elevate your career.

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November 2018

BACK TO SCHOOL @ THE BPL: PROGRAMMING FOR NON-PROGRAMMERS

November 14, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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Free

Are you a creative or entrepreneur that wishes you could speak tech with your web development team? Maybe you wish you could code a bit yourself? Programming for Non-Programmers is designed to help non-programmers communicate more efficiently with developers or to help aspiring developers get started.

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December 2018

Back to School @ the BPL: Break into UX Design

December 12, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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Free

At this event, learn what a User Experience Designer does, why it’s a critical role, and how backgrounds of all types can break into the field. Why it Matters: User experience is the key to making a product truly great. No amount of advanced technology or beautiful design will matter if the experience of using your website or application isn’t simple, intuitive, and enjoyable. To build that, you must first learn to understand your customers and what they need. In…

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September 2019

BACK TO SCHOOL @ THE BPL: BREAK INTO DATA SCIENCE

September 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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Free

About This Event GA is going #OffCampus. At this class, take a peek into a day in the life of a data scientist and, more importantly, how to break into the industry. See how the predictive power of data drives modern business. Step into the world of data science with General Assembly. During our introductory workshop, explore the job Harvard Business Review has dubbed “the sexiest of the 21st century,” and see how modern businesses are harnessing the power of…

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October 2019

BACK TO SCHOOL @ BPL: DATA VISUALIZATION FUNDAMENTALS

October 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Boston Public Library, 700 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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Free

Come and learn the basics of data visualization and get the skills you need to own that next staff meeting! This class will cover basic principles of data visualization, look at how data visualization can be used to convey a message, and walk you through how to make complex, dynamic visualizations.

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