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Elmhurst Community Library Grand Opening

Queens Library President and CEO Dennis M. Walcott invites you to the grand opening of the Elmhurst Community Library on Tuesday, December 20 at 12 p.m.

Please join us and honored guests for the ribbon-cutting ceremony as we mark this wonderful occasion for the Elmhurst community. There will also ...

The 32nd Annual Langston Hughes Kwanzaa Celebration

Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center proudly invites you to their 32nd Annual Kwanzaa Celebration!

Co-sponsored by Queens Borough President Melinda Katz and New York State Assembly Member Jeff Aubry, this all-day event will feature music, folktales, and other live ...

Lincoln Center Local Presents The Nutcracker!

Lincoln Center has partnered with Queens Library to bring a free holiday treat for the whole family to a library near you!

In this special screening of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker ®, Tchaikovsky’s beloved melodies transport the young and young at heart to a magical world where mischievous mice besiege a ...

Upcoming NYCitizenship Information Sessions

Queens Library has partnered with the NYC Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs to bring you NYCitizenship, a program to assist New Yorkers along the path to citizenship.

Attend our upcoming information sessions with the NYCitizenship attorney to find out how to apply for citizenship easily, the benefits of ...

Video Visitation at Queens Library

Video visitation is a free program offered at libraries across the city that connects a live video feed between participating library locations and NYC Department of Corrections facilities, allowing incarcerated New Yorkers to talk, read, and share stories together with their loved ...

Your Donation Will Be Matched Dollar for Dollar*

For every $25 you donate, a new book will be added to the collection containing a bookplate with your name (or the name of someone you wish to recognize). $50 will buy two books, and so on.

*Thanks to a generous matching gift from Bloomberg Philanthropies, every Buy-a-Book donation you designate to a library will ...

Donate A Coat at Queens Library!

This holiday season, Queens Library is participating in the New York Cares Coat Drive!

Queens residents can visit 43 community library locations to donate new and gently used winter coats that will be distributed to men, women, and children in need.

Each year, more than 100,000 coats are collected across ...

Free Home Internet Access for Eligible NYC Students!

Do you know a New York City public school student with no home Internet access?

Their family may be eligible to borrow a hotspot from Queens Library and get FREE Internet service at home!

The ConnectED Library Hotspot Program is a free program designed to help NYC ...

Adult Learner Program: Pre-Register Now!

Queens Library's Adult Learner Program provides lifelong learning opportunities to address the needs of the diverse and changing populations of Queens through FREE quality educational programs.

The following programs are offered at our seven Adult Learning Centers (located at Central Library, ...

Teen Podcast Workshop

Teens—have you ever wanted to create your own radio podcast?

Kids ages 12-19 can still join our FREE workshops at Queens Library for Teens in Far Rockaway and Central Library’s Teen Center!

Polish your presenting skills, learn how to record and edit audio, and ...

Dec
10
3:00PM

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4:30PM

What You Need To Know: How to Parent a Hyperactive or ADHD Child (in Bengali)

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

This workshop is in Bengali and parents will learn 10 effective techniques to communicate with ADHD children. Dilara Begum will discuss how to establish routines, how to help your child finish their homework, and how to help him/her deal with frustration.


Dec
12
12:00PM

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3:00PM

Social Networking for Your Job Search

Location: Broadway
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 9 openings

The Internet is buzzing with social media, and there are many ways to use sites like Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook to leverage your network for your job search, seek out job opportunities and postings, and find out more information on specific companies and organizations. In this workshop you will learn about these three major social media sites and how they can help you optimize your job search. Basic computer skills and a familiarity with the internet required. Class code JR200


Dec
13
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Basic Computer Class for Adults

Location: Broadway
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Topics include:
Introduction to computers.
How to use the mouse and keyboard.
Navigating the Internet.

Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


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Dec
13
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Basic Computer Class in Spanish

Location: Broadway
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

BASIC COMPUTER CLASSES IN SPANISH
Learn how to use a computer. Practice with the mouse, keyboard and searching the Internet. You will learn how to type, print and save a file by using a flash drive. Space is limited and registration is on a first come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
14
12:00PM

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4:00PM

Interview Preparation

Location: Broadway
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 openings

Preparation and practice make perfect when it comes to job interviews. In this two-part workshop, participants will learn about different types of interviews, how to prepare for an interview, different interview techniques and common questions, how to successfully respond to difficult questions, and how to follow up properly after as interview. The Employment Counselor will be available for individual assistance after class. For further information, please call 718-990-5102. Class code JR170


Dec
15
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Spanish Book Club for Adults

Location: Broadway
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

We meet every third Thursday of each month at 6pm. The book for December is "El Dador" by Lois Lowry. Copies of the book are available at the reference desk. They can be checked out as soon as possible prior to each meeting.


Dec
17
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Nutrition Tips for a Healthy Lifestyle (in Bengali)

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Learn what organic food is and how to distinguish
it from non-organic food, and get recipes and tips
on how to incorporate nutrient-packed “superfoods”
into your daily meal plan.


Dec
22
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Zika Virus 101

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

The Zika Virus has been all over the news headlines. How does Zika Virus impact New Yorkers? What ways is it spread and how can we protect ourselves? Why be concerned about Zika Virus during the winter? For the answers to these questions and more, join us for this informative health program.


Dec
29
9:30AM

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11:00AM

E-Mail for beginners in Spanish

Location: Broadway
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

E-MAIL FOR BEGINNERS:
Learn how to create and navigate an E-mail account, log on, send and receive messages and attach documents. It is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop.


Jan
3
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Basic Computer Class for Adults

Location: Broadway
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Topics include:

1. Introduction to the computer.
2. How to use the mouse and keyboard.
3. Navigating the Internet.
4. Opening an E-mail account.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
4
11:00AM

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1:30PM

Free Citizenship Classes

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Learn everything you need to know about American history, government and culture to pass the citizenship exam. Register in person at the library on Wednesday, January 4th at 11:00 AM or call 718-278-4303 to preregister in advance. Students should have a copy of their green card when they come to register. Participants must to attend the entire 10 week class series.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
5
9:30AM

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11:00AM

Microsoft Word for Beginners

Location: Broadway
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn how to create and save Word documents; format and edit text; copy, cut and paste items; and use Word's main functions and commands. Basic computer skills are required.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
9
12:00PM

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4:00PM

Register for Job Search Help - Computer Training and Job Placement Programs

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Queens Library’s Job & Business Academy and the Consortium for Worker Education’s Jobs to Build On program have partnered to bring free job-search help, technology training, and job-placement services to our customers at Broadway Community Library. Classes start the week of Monday, January 9th , but you must preregister in person beforehand. During registration, you will also meet the Employment Counselors and Job Placement Specialists who will help you prepare to find a job.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
10
10:30AM

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12:00PM

BASIC COMPUTER CLASSES IN SPANISH FOR ADULTS

Location: Broadway
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

BASIC COMPUTER CLASSES IN SPANISH FOR ADULTS
Learn how to use a computer. Practice with the mouse, keyboard and searching the Internet. You will learn how to type, print and save a file by using a flash drive. Space is limited and registration is on a first come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
18
12:00PM

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3:00PM

Introduction to Computers

Location: Broadway
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 openings

After this workshop, you will be able to take advantage of everything computers have to offer. Topics covered include; computer terminology, using the mouse and touchpad, basic keyboarding skills, and navigating computer folders, files, and programs in a Windows environment. This is an introductory computer class; no prior skills or knowledge is required. Please call 718-990-8625 to preregister. Class code: CC100.


Jan
19
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Book Club in Spanish for Adults

Location: Broadway
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

BOOK CLUB IN SPANISH FOR ADULTS
WE MEET EVERY THIRD THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH AT 6:00 PM. The title of the book for January is “Me Before You” by Jojo Moyes. Copies of the book are available at the reference desk. They can be checked out as soon as possible prior to each meeting. To register please call at 718-721 2462


Jan
25
12:00PM

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3:00PM

Introduction to Internet

Location: Broadway
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 openings

After this workshop, you will have the skills needed to begin to navigate the Internet. Topics covered include terminology, how to search and use a web browser, the basic structure of a website and Internet safety. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call 718-990-8625. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code: CC110.


Jan
26
9:30AM

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11:00AM

E-MAIL FOR BEGINNERS IN SPANISH

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Learn how to create and navigate an E-mail account, log on, send and receive messages and attach documents. It is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Space is limited and registration is on a first come, first-served basis. To register please call at 718-721 2462.


Jan
26
5:30PM

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6:30PM

A New Year Resolution: Take Control of Your Health

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Learn how to achieve optimum health by effectively managing cholesterol, diabetes, hypertension and other medical conditions. Hear from Dr. Janson how simple health screenings and positive lifestyle changes/choices are a powerful prescription for staying in good health. When it comes to food, we want to help you make healthy choices without giving up foods you love!


Feb
7
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Computer Classes for Beginners in Spanish

Location: Broadway
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn how to use a computer. Practice with the mouse, keyboard and searching the Internet. You will learn how to type, print and save a file by using a flash drive. Space is limited and registration is on a first come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
13
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Community CPR Training Class

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

This CPR class, designed for the general public, teaches the core skills of CPR: pushing on the chest (compressions), breathing for the victim (ventilations),
checking the victim for signs of circulation, and calling 911. (Not for certification).