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HOT MUSIC PICKS FOR JULY!

Every month, Queens Library's expert staff will bring you the best of what's new in our collection. Check out these music recommendations for July,

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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

Aug
4
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.


Aug
4
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Online Job Applications

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

In this workshop, you will begin to navigate online job applications swiftly and efficiently by learning how to register and build an employment profile on a job site, apply to online job postings and upload your resume to an online application. Basic computer skills and an email account are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code JR160. For further information call (718) 327-2549.


Aug
4
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Cover Letters

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

Make your cover letter the best that it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn how to get started, types of cover letters, what to include and not include and tips for making a cover letter stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code JR130. For further information call (718) 327-2549.


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Aug
11
9:00AM

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10:00AM

Skills Identification

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 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


Aug
11
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Resume Workshop

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 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


Aug
11
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.


Aug
13
4:00PM

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5:45PM

Movie Afternoon

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon at the movies. Light refreshments will be served.
May: "Robot and Frank," 90 min., rated PG-13; June: "Short Circuit," 99 min, rated PG; July: "Flubber," with Robin Williams, 93 min., rated PG; August: "Bikini Beach," with Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello, 100 min., unrated


Aug
18
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.


Aug
18
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Online Job Applications

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

In this workshop, you will begin to navigate online job applications swiftly and efficiently by learning how to register and build an employment profile on a job site, apply to online job postings and upload your resume to an online application. Basic computer skills and an email account are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code JR160. For further information call (718) 327-2549.


Aug
18
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Cover Letters

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

Make your cover letter the best that it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn how to get started, types of cover letters, what to include and not include and tips for making a cover letter stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code JR130. For further information call (718) 327-2549.


Aug
22
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Parent Workshop: Learn What Your Children Learn

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Parents will receive materials to review and will then take sample English language arts (ELA) and math assessments based on tests given to children in grades 3-8 each year. Parents will also be offered information on resources to support both achieving and struggling students, and will learn about the new proposed promotion policy, IEP review for children with special needs, and the appeal process.


Aug
25
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.


Aug
25
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


Aug
25
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.


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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.