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It's #BookTuesday!

Every Tuesday, Queens Library will introduce you to a great book!

Our #BookTuesday pick for May 3 is Light by Bruce ...

Comment on Our FY2017 Budget

Queens Library is preparing its operating budget for Fiscal Year 2017, and there's still time for you to share your thoughts. Your comments online and by mail are welcome through May 6.

Please visit our budget feedback webpage to read our Budget Priorities for Fiscal Year 2017 and fill out our online ...

Queens Library Magazine

The new issue of Queens Library Magazine is out now!

Queens Library Magazine combines great library-themed feature stories and two months' worth of information about our free programs, services, and special events, and it's available at your neighborhood library or ...

Queens Library Celebrates Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month! Several upcoming Queens Library events will honor Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in our borough, our city, and beyond, including our ongoing program series “Living Memory: The Culture and Heritage of Chinese New Yorkers.” Visit our Events webpage throughout the month for ...

Spring 2016 Elder Law and Estate Planning Seminars

Protect Your Assets. Ensure Your Legacy. Come to our Elder Law and Estate Planning Seminars where you can learn strategies for your finances and estate planning.

By attending one of our seminars, you will be introduced to strategies that will help you better plan for your financial future, medical care, ...

From Dennis M. Walcott

In my first weeks as the newly-appointed President and CEO, I visited every community library to meet the staff and gain an overview of what each library adds to the community. Among the most impactful programs are the Job and Business Academy’s job skills training workshops.

Library users attend free classes at the library ...

New on Our Blog: An Interview with New Langston Hughes Executive Director Mikisha Morris!

We’re very pleased to welcome Dr. Mikisha Morris to Queens Library as the new Executive Director of the Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center. She succeeds Andrew P. Jackson (Sekou Molefi Baako), who will be retiring in July 2016 after more than 35 years of service to ...

Support the Gracie Book Club!

The Gracie Book Club is a new collaborative effort between the Gracie Mansion Conservancy and First Lady Chirlane McCray. The first Gracie Book Club selection is Bright Lines. Read Bright Lines along with the First Lady and your fellow New Yorkers, and be a part of a ...

Our New JBA Brochures

Every month, Queens Library’s Job & Business Academy (JBA) provides our customers with the technology training, small-business help, and job-search assistance they need to succeed—all for free.

Now, it’s easier than ever to find out which classes are being offered. Just check the listings in our new monthly ...

Hip Hop Thursdays: From Old School to New School!

Queens Library is continuing its mission to recognize, document, and celebrate the positive evolution of hip hop culture.

A fun part of our ongoing Hip Hop Programs and Culture series is Hip Hop Thursdays, where we feature celebrity interviews, performances, seminars, and much more!

Here is the schedule of our upcoming ...

May
4
11:00AM

--to--

2:00PM

Free Citizenship Class (in English)

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Learn everything you need to know about American history, government, and culture to pass the citizenship exam. Participants must be Green Card holders and attend all 10 sessions. Preregistration is required in person or by calling 718-278-4303 beginning Wednesday, March 30 at 11:00 a.m. Please have a copy of your Green Card with you when you preregister. Space is limited and available first come, first served.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
5
9:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Basic Computer Classes for Adults

Location: Broadway
Registration: By phone or in person
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Would you like to learn how to use a computer, search the Internet, and send email? This 4-session course is for you. Topics include: 5/5-Introduction to computers; 5/12-Using a mouse and keyboard; 5/19-Navigating the Internet; 5/26-Creating an email account. Preregistration is required.

BroadwayThu, May 12, 20169:30AM - 11:00AM
BroadwayThu, May 19, 20169:30AM - 11:00AM
BroadwayThu, May 26, 20169:30AM - 11:00AM

May
5
9:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Intermediate Computer Class for Adults

Location: Broadway
Registration: By phone or in person
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Topics include:
1. Google Search Skills
2. Intermediate Microsoft Word
3. Intermediate Microsoft Excel
Participants should have basic computer skills, such as knowing how to use keyboard and mouse, open and close applications. Participants must attend all eight sessions (two months).

BroadwayThu, May 12, 20169:30AM - 11:00AM
BroadwayThu, May 19, 20169:30AM - 11:00AM
BroadwayThu, May 26, 20169:30AM - 11:00AM
BroadwayThu, Jun 2, 20169:30AM - 11:00AM
BroadwayThu, Jun 9, 20169:30AM - 11:00AM
BroadwayThu, Jun 16, 20169:30AM - 11:00AM
BroadwayThu, Jun 23, 20169:30AM - 11:00AM
BroadwayThu, Jun 30, 20169:30AM - 11:00AM

More...
May
5
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Writing Help

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Need help with writing? We offer help with your resume, cover letters, and writing assignments such as essays, term papers, and research papers.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
7
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Writing Help

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Need help with writing? We offer assistance with resumes and cover letters, and with writing assignments such as essays, term papers, and research papers.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
9
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Writing Help

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Need help with writing? We offer assistance with resumes and cover letters, and with writing assignments such as essays, term papers, and research papers.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
10
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Basic Computer Class for Adults

Location: Broadway
Registration: By phone or in person
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Would you like to know how to use the computer or how to send an e-mail to a friend or family member? These classes are for you. Topics include: 1) Introduction to computers 2) How to use the mouse and keyboard 3) Navigating the Internet 4) Creating your own e-mail account. Registration is required.

BroadwayTue, May 17, 201610:30AM - 12:00PM

May
14
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Full Circle Writer's Workshop

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Playwright Johnny Culver brings together local aspiring fiction writers to share their stories and receive feedback to improve their craft. Writers are encouraged to submit their scripts, stories, poems and more. We willl read and discuss, then finish off the series with a performance of your finished works. Please bring paper, pencil, and a short piece (5 pages or less) that you are interested in presenting.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
14
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Full Circle Writers' Workshop

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Playwright Johnny Culver brings together local aspiring fiction writers to share their writing and receive feedback to improve their craft. Writers are encouraged to submit their scripts, stories, poems, and more. We will read and discuss our works in progress, then conclude the series with a performance of finished works. Please bring paper, pencil, and a short piece of writing (5 pages or less) that you are interested in presenting.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
18
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Healthy Heart, Healthy Body

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

At 2:00, Dr. Sudha Dubey will discuss how to choose a healthy diet, keep your weight down and reduce your risk of diabetes. At 3:00, Dr. Melvina Patel will talk about tips for preventing high blood pressure and heart disease. Come join us! All are welcome!


May
20
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Breastfeeding Basics

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Are you or a friend or loved one considering breastfeeding, either now or in the future? Do you have unanswered questions about it? Moms, future moms, partners, family members, and friends are welcome to attend this workshop to learn the basics, get support, build confidence, and discuss issues associated with breastfeeding.


May
26
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Superfoods: Healthy and Delicious Eating Plans for Families (in Spanish)

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Nutritionist Christina Camacho will present recipes and tips on how to incorporate nutrient-packed "superfoods" into your meal plan, as healthy snacks and how to introduce them to your family.


May
31
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Computer Class Follow-Up: Extra Help

Location: Broadway
Registration: By phone or in person

If you attended a workshop and left with questions about computers, internet, or e-mail here is your chance to ask about it!


Jun
2
9:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Basic Computer Class for Adults

Location: Broadway
Registration: By phone or in person
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Would you like to know how to use a computer or how to send an e-mail to a friend or family member? This free, four-session class is for you.
Topics include:
1) Introduction to computer
2) How to use the mouse and keyboard
3) Navigating the Internet
4) Creating your own e-mail account
Registration is required.

BroadwayThu, Jun 9, 20169:30AM - 11:00AM
BroadwayThu, Jun 16, 20169:30AM - 11:00AM

Jun
7
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Basic Computer Classes in Spanish

Location: Broadway
Registration: By phone or in person
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Learn how to use a computer, search the Internet and sent an email in this three sessions class.

BroadwayTue, Jun 14, 201610:30AM - 12:00PM
BroadwayTue, Jun 21, 201610:30AM - 12:00PM

Jun
14
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Email

Location: Broadway
Registration: By phone or in person

Learn how to create and navigate an email account, log on, send and receive messages, and attach documents. Participants must have basic computer skills such as knowing how to use keyboard and mouse, how to open and close applications.


Jun
16
5:30PM

--to--

7:00PM

Community CPR (Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation) Training Class

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

This CPR class is , designed for the general public and teaches the core skills of CPR which includes chest compressions, checking the victim for signs of circulation, and calling 911. This class does not provide certification. The presenters are David Weissman and Michael Koenke. both are NYS certified Emergency Medical Technicians with more than ten years of experience with the FDNY Emergency Medical Service. They are also certified by the American Heart Association.