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Lincoln Center Local! Live Performances

Enjoy world-class music and dance, free at your local Queens Library. See the full schedule

Hot New Music for September

Looking for new music? Look no further than your local Queens Library! Every month, our expert staff will bring you the best of what's new in our collection. This month features Nickel Creek, Francesca Battistelli, Jencarlos Canela, and more!

Check them out here.

Get the Tools You Need to Launch Your Own Business

Announcing the 9th Annual StartUP Queens Business Plan Competition!

Learn to Succeed and Enter a Contest to Win $10,000 in Seed Funding. Find out how to enter here.

Borrow a Google Nexus Tablet!

Queens Library now has 5,000 Google tablets available for loan from eight locations:

Central Library (Jamaica), Howard Beach, Broad Channel, Arverne, Far Rockaway, Queens Library for Teens in Far Rockaway, Seaside and Peninsula. Borrow one for a month with the option of three renewals for a total of four months. ...

Sunday Concerts at Central: 29th Annual Series

Queens Library invites you to a series of free concerts featuring world music. Events take place on Sundays at 3:00 pm between October 2014-June 2015 at Queens Central Library. 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica, NY 11432.
 

 

Son De Madre 
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Sep
16
12:00PM

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Sewing by the Book: Basic Sewing for Adults

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Work on your own sewing projects or repairs or on our featured season project: a soft autumn scarf. We will be using a pattern from an eBook. This program begins before the library opens; please ring the bell gently for entry.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Sep
16
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Zumba: Dance for Your Health

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Certified Zumba instructor Maxine Davis teaches this easy-to-follow Latin dance-inspired fitness routine at PS 104Q, 26-01 Mott Avenue, Far Rockaway.

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

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Sep
22
9:00AM

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10:00AM

Job Search Strategies

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself to start a successful job search! In this workshop participants will learn: What you need to start a job search; general and career-specific websites; and How to safely find and apply for jobs online. Class Code: JR190. To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call (718) 327-2549.


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Sep
22
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Networking

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Networking is the development of professional relationships. In today’s job market, it is one of the best ways to find a job. Through networking, you can exchange information with others about job opportunities, interesting organizations or up-and-coming industries. Learn about the basics of networking in this workshop. To preregister, visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-327-2549. Class code JR190


Sep
22
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Social Media and Your Job Search

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 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. Basic computer skills and a familiarity with the internet required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, call (718) 327-2549 or visit the Job Information Center. Basic computer skills are required. Class Code: JR200.


Sep
26
12:00PM

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Book Discussion Group

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Pick up a copy of our monthly selection at the Circulation Desk, then join us to exchange ideas. Light refreshments will be served. September's book is "Eight Habits of Love" by Ed Bacon; October's is "Whistling Past the Graveyard" by Susan Crandall.

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

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Sep
29
9:00AM

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10:00AM

Skills Identification

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

In this competitive job market, it is important to know your job skills as well as be able to market these skills to potential employers. In this workshop, you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills and become aware of the most sought job skills. To preregister, visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information please call (718) 327-2549. Class code JR110


Sep
29
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Resume Workshop

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Make your resume the best it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn how to get started, types of resumes, what to include and not include in a resume and tips for making a resume stronger. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718 327-2549 for more information. Class code JR130


Sep
29
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Interview Skills

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job…now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly after the interview. Class Code: JR170. For more information please call (718) 327-2549.


Oct
28
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Quilting Workshop for Older Adults: Beginners' Level

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

In this 6-session workshop, beginning quilters will learn basic sewing and quilting techniques by working on different projects as they develop new skills. Materials will be available for the first 15 participants.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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What does a Friends Group do?

Friends of Library - Chapter. Contact Community Library Manager at or Office of Government and Community Affairs (GCA) at (718) 990-0817 if you are interested in joining.