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Elder Law Seminars

Learn more about planning for your retirement and financial future.  Attend one of our many Elder Law Seminars (free of charge), where you can learn valuable information on how you can make plans for the future that will benefit you and those you love. Seminars will run from mid-April through early-June across Queens.

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Share Your Feedback on Queens Library's Budget

Queens Library invites the community to give us input on next year's budget priorities. 

You are invited to review the proposed budget priorities here. Public comments are encouraged.

Queens Library will  be taking public comments through April 30 at www.queenslibrary.org/budgetfeedback. If you prefer, ...

Need Help With the NYPD Exam?

Are you interested in the NYPD Police Officer Entrance Examination? The NYPD Recruitment Section is offering a free tutorial program at the Central Library for all applicants who are interested in taking the exam.

Police Officer instructors will offer applicants helpful test-taking skills and strategies so you can achieve your ...

Our New Music Picks for April

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 music from Kelly Clarkson, Madonna, Kid Ink, Love And Theft, Luke Bryan, Bob Dylan, Chris Brown & Tyga, Modest Mouse and ...

Ask the Pharmacist

Join information sessions, workshops, and make individual appointments with Dr. Lee, a pharmacist and a Professor at Saint John’s University.  Dr. Lee is available to answer questions about medications and provide tips on making the right medical choices.  Dr. Lee will be accompanied by his students who will also be ...

8 Days of NonStop Hip Hop

Celebrate hip hop history and culture with 8 Days of NonStop Hip Hop.  Programs will include music, history, photography, MCs, DJs, and family days filled with fun for the entire family.

Visit the web page for more information.

Apr
28
1:15PM

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3:15PM

Drawing to See: A Drawing Workshop

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

Over the course of eight weeks participants will learn a variety of drawing techniques that will sharpen their capacity to see in ways an artist sees. The ninth session will be a culminating event consisting of a gallery showing of participants' work. This is a Lifetime Arts Creative Aging program for adults age 50 and up. Preregistration is required.

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

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Apr
29
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Toddler Learning Center

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

At this 5-session program for ages 18-36 months, toddlers and their parents or other adult caregivers will play and learn together with toys, games, puzzles and other items specially selected to enhance a toddler's educational and physical development. Child-development specialists will be available to talk about the special concerns of parenting.

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

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Apr
29
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Ask the Pharmacist

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Gather all your prescriptions, vitamins, over-the-counter medicines and herbal supplements and bring a list of your questions to ask the pharmacist. Preregister at the Reference Desk, call 718-990-5197 or email tmichel@queenslibrary.org to make an appointment to minimize your wait time.


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May
4
12:00PM

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3:00PM

Chess and Dominoes Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Learn how to play chess and dominoes! We welcome players of all skill levels, including absolute beginners!

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

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May
6
10:30AM

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3:30PM

Driver Safety

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This AARP course is open to anyone with a New York State driver's license. Because it is offered by AARP, there is a minimal fee to attend. To preregister, please call 718-641-3911.

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

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May
8
1:00PM

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2:15PM

English Conversation Classes

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Adults improve their English through group conversations about everyday topics.

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

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May
11
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Job Readiness Workshop Series: Interview Techniques

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This interactive workshop will help prepare you for a job interview and provide tips and strategies on what to do before, during and after.


May
12
1:30PM

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4:30PM

SNAP and SCRIE Benefits

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Find out whether you qualify for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, formerly known as food stamps, and the Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) Program, and get help applying. No appointment is necessary. For more information and a list of other locations and times, call the outreach office of LiveOn NY (formally Council of Senior Centers and Services of New York City, Inc.) at 347-815-5930 or email SNAP@liveon-ny.org.


May
13
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Writing Workshop: Share Your Memories

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Kathy Cohen leads this writing workshop. Learn basics, tips and techniques of memoir writing and share writing assignments, thoughts and ideas.

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

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May
14
5:30PM

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6:30PM

Meditation Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Experienced or beginner, join the club and share breathing exercises and meditation techniques that may help to reduce stress.

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

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May
15
2:00PM

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3:15PM

Keeping Your Mind Sharp

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

RN Kathy Moran leads a discussion about keeping your mind sharp through word play.


May
19
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Sensory Processing Disorder and Autism

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Learn about sensory processing disorder and how it impacts children and adults with autism spectrum disorders at this interactive workshop. A question-and-answer session will follow the workshop.


May
21
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Elder Law, Estate Planning, Trusts and Asset Protection

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Noted elder-law and estate-planning attorneys will present strategies and consult with you on aspects of elder law, powers of attorney, estate and disability planning, and long-term care. You will learn how to gain income and avoid estate taxes while providing for heirs and charitable interests. You will also gain insights into preserving wealth and increasing lifetime income.


May
22
2:00PM

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3:15PM

Keeping Your Body Strong

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

RN Kathy Moran leads a discussion about vitamins, nutrition and nutritional deficiencies.


May
26
1:30PM

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3:15PM

Film Screening

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

"Spare Parts" (2014), rated PG-13 and starring George Lopez and Marisa Tomei, is inspired by the true story of four undocumented Mexican-American high school students who entered a science competition and, with the help of their teacher, accomplished something they never thought was possible.


Jun
3
2:00PM

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3:15PM

Unclaimed Funds

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Find out if New York State owes you money! Representatives from the Comptroller's Office will conduct a presentation and assist in finding out if you have unclaimed funds.


Jun
4
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Protect Yourself: For Seniors

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Fred Riley, a representative of the New York City Department of Affairs, will provide resources to help seniors avoid trouble and resolve problems with consumer fraud, scams, identify theft, immigration services, home repairs and other business complaints.


Jun
15
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Job Readiness Workshop Series: Job Search Techniques

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join us at an interactive workshop that will explain strategies, networking objectives and online search techniques for finding the right job.


Jun
16
1:30PM

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2:45PM

A Quilting Workshop

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

In this two-session workshop, Alacia Stubbs will demonstrate how to create easy quilting designs, including four-patch and cathedral window. Materials will be provided. Preregistration is required.

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

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Jun
24
2:00PM

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3:15PM

Piedmont Bluz

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Less known than the delta blues of Mississippi, Piedmont blues arose in the southeastern United States and employs more finger picking and a ragtime-based rhythm. The Piedmont Bluz acoustic duo is dedicated to the preservation of the style and to educating audiences about this unique aspect of African-American culture.