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Halloween at Queens Library!

Looking for ways to celebrate Halloween in Queens?

Get into the spooky holiday spirit all month long at the Library!

Create your own costume, share your scary stories, watch some classic movies, walk through the Haunted Hallway of Horrors, and so much more! There’s plenty of tricks-or-treats for ...

Immigration Assistance at Queens Library

Queens Library offers several resources for new Americans and prospective citizens.

Join us for citizenship classes and workshops, free legal help and financial counseling from NYCitizenship, and more.

Learn about your rights and the realities of the immigration process, and receive assitance from experienced lawyers and ...

Meet the 2017 Summer Poetry Contest Winners!

Thank you to everyone who submitted a poem to Queens Library’s Summer Poetry Contest!

We welcomed hundreds of poets from all over New York State to submit an original poem reflecting the 2017 Summer Reading theme of “Build a Better World."

Join us at our awards ceremony on Saturday, November 4 at 11 ...

Job Skills Training

Need job training? Looking to get certified?

Thanks to Queens Library’s Job & Business Academy, Bank of America, and NYC Council Member Donovan Richards, you can receive industry-specific job training and certifications in high-growth industries. Take OSHA-certified construction trade classes, receive ...

Get Help From a Financial Coach

Are financial problems causing you stress?

You can make an appointment to see a financial coach at Queens Library!

A financial coach can help you develop the skills you need to manage money and gain financial stability.

You can get free advice on various topics like reviewing and understanding your credit report, ...

Hispanic Heritage Celebrations!

Hispanic Heritage Month 2017 begins September 15, and we’ll be celebrating with programs and events all month long!

Now through November 2, Queens Library will put the spotlight on the richness of Hispanic heritage and culture. Join us for concerts, dance performances, crafts, cooking classes, movies, and much ...

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 Loan Program is a free program designed to help NYC ...

Young Adult Literacy Program: Pre-Register Now!

Are you interested in getting your High School Equivalency, but not sure where to start?

The Young Adult Literacy Program (YALP) is here to help!

This program is open to students ages 16–24, and offers four days of classes per week, as well as one day of service learning and job shadowing to help build your ...

Run the River with Queens Library!

Once again, Queens Library is partnering with the Randall’s Island Park Alliance for Run the River, a 5K fun run on Randall’s Island, on Saturday, October 28!

Now in its eighth year, you can run to protect the waterways, wetlands, and recreational areas of Randall’s Island ...

Two Paths to High School Equivalency!

The Adult Learner Program at Queens Library provides two paths to High School Equivalency (HSE)—both are completely FREE with your Queens Library card, and both are offered in partnership with the NYS Education Department.

The Test Assessing Secondary Completion is a state-of-the-art, ...

Oct
20
10:00AM

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2:00PM

Beginners Word

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 openings

Make your documents stand out with Microsoft Word! In this class, you will learn how to create and save Word documents; format and edit text; copy, cut, and paste items; and use the basic functions and commands of Word. Basic computer skills are required. Call 718-661-1205.


Oct
21
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Finding My Roots

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 11 openings

Please join us for a special series on finding your familial roots. Participants will learn about resources to search for records tracing their family history in the U.S. and beyond. Please bring a notepad, pen and flash drive to keep track of findings. Registration is required for all dates.

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

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Oct
23
12:00PM

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3:00PM

Drop-In Computer Service for Older Adults

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Learn basic computer skills: the functions of a computer, browsing the web, creating an e-mail address, and composing digital documents like business letters and resumes. Sessions are 30 minutes maximum and are on a first come, first served basis. Registration is not required . Ages 50+ only.

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

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Oct
23
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Dance Aerobics

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Instructor Lizzie Romeo shows participants how to dance their way to good health and have fun at the same time!

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

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Oct
24
2:30PM

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4:30PM

RentFreezeNYC

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

This event is organized and offered by the NYC Department of Finance for registering qualified customers to freeze their rents.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
25
10:00AM

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2:00PM

Resumes

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Make your resume the best it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn about types of resumes, how to get started, what to include and not include, and tips for making a resume stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information call 718-990-8625.


Oct
27
10:00AM

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2:00PM

LinkedIn

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 openings

Refresh and revive your online professional persona! In today’s world of social media, it’s more important than ever to ensure that your online profile and resume are fresh, current, and discoverable by your colleagues. Come to this LinkedIn workshop and learn how to create a professional profile that puts your best foot forward and shows off your abilities and accomplishments. Call 718-990-8625 for more information.


Oct
27
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Friday Movie Matinee

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Enjoy an afternoon movie. The latest releases and blockbuster hits will be shown.

September 1: "Race"
September 15: "The Shack"
September 29: "Get Out"
October 13: TBD
October 27: TBD


Nov
2
12:00PM

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3:00PM

Drop-In Computer Service for Older Adults

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Ages 50+
Learn basic computer skills: the functions of a computer, browsing the web, creating an e-mail address, and composing digital documents like business letters and resumes. Sessions are 30 minutes maximum and are on a first come, first served basis. Registration is not required.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
10:00AM

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2:00PM

Beginners Excel

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 openings

Improve your productivity with Microsoft Excel. Learn what a spreadsheet is and how to navigate it, create workbooks, enter and edit data, and create charts and graphs. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills are required.


Nov
6
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Afternoon Adult Craft

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Sign up to create useful and decorative crafts to take home. Call or stop by the branch to sign up before the program date. Space is limited to 10.

November 6- Holiday Trees
December 4- New Year Celebration Glasses

Please use stock photo

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

Additional Dates


Nov
8
10:00AM

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2:00PM

Cover Letters

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Are you ready to apply for jobs? Does your cover letter stand out from the crowd? Make it the best possible by learning how to get started, what to include and not include, tips for making it stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, please call 718-990-8625.


Nov
9
6:30PM

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7:45PM

"King" Solomon Hicks - The Ties Between Blues & Jazz

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

A musical concert with King Solomon Hicks. Solomon intertwines blues and jazz in his own unique style. His performance is a tribute to Wes Montgomery, BB.King, Howling Wolf and a number of other blues artists! An eclectic musician, Solomon also excels at classical, gospel, R&B, funk and classic rock.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
15
10:00AM

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2:00PM

Online Job Applications

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Online job applications have become the standard for applying to many jobs and they can be difficult to navigate if you’re not prepared. Participants will learn: how to prepare information to make online applications easier; common online application sections and how to get noticed and how to avoid rejection! For further information, please call 718-990-8625.


Nov
16
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Friday Movie Matinee

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Enjoy an afternoon of the latest releases and blockbuster hits.

November 17- "The Mummy"
December 8- "Pirates of the Caribbean"
December 22- "All Eyes on Me"

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

Additional Dates


Nov
16
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Recipe Swap

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Do you enjoy cooking? Have you ever wanted to try new recipes for Thanksgiving or other holidays? Join us for an evening of trying new dishes and swapping recipes with the local community. Please contact the branch for further details and/or to sign reserve a table for recipe sharing. Table space is limited.


Nov
17
10:00AM

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2:00PM

Intermediate Excel

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 openings

Improve your productivity and boost your basic knowledge of Excel. Topics covered include; a review of the basics, creating and manipulating tables, and using formulas and functions. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills and knowledge of excel are required.


Nov
29
10:00AM

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2:00PM

Digging for Job Leads

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

Are your resume and cover letters ready? How do you search for jobs? What are the most effective ways to find open jobs? In this two-part series, participants will learn traditional and creative ways to find jobs, how to network for job leads, and how to use online tools to find job leads. For further information, please call 718-990-8625.


Nov
30
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Black Experience Book Discussion

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Join us for a film and book discussions regarding contemporary issues impacting the black community.

11/30- "A Kind of Freedom" by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton
12/28- "Sing, Unburied, Sing" by Jesmyn Ward

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

Additional Dates


Dec
1
10:00AM

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2:00PM

Beginners PowerPoint

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

Create awesome presentations and slideshows with PowerPoint 2010. Topics covered will include; creating and editing slides, changing the design and colors, inserting pictures and illustrations, and presenting your slide show. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills are required.


Dec
6
10:00AM

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2:00PM

Interview Preparation

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

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. For further information, please call 718-990-8625.