Central Library

Ikebana: The Japanese Art of Flower Arranging

Nothing says “welcome” quite like a beautiful floral display, and the Central Library is proud to offer a five-week instruction program in Ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arranging. This program is open to anyone aged 14 or older, and enrollment is limited to ten people. Advance registration is required and opens on April 10th. Once ...

May 29 @ 4:00 PM, Jun 5 @ 4:00 PM, Jun 12 @ 4:00 PM

Basics of Business Planning

Are you tired of being confused about how to write your business plan? Are you stuck on writing it? In the Basic Business Planning course, we will cover what a business plan is, why we need it, the basic structure of a business plan along with some of the various formats, and how/where you can research and start building you plan right away. ...

May 29 @ 7:00 PM

Oral History Workshop at Queens Central Library

Learn how to conduct great oral history interviews as a Queens Memory volunteer interviewer. You will learn how to prepare for an interview, how to ask good questions, make a high-quality recording, and how to submit your completed interview to the library's permanent collections. This workshop will take place in the first floor meeting ...

May 30 @ 6:00 PM

Cultivate Your Personal Power Through Meditation

Please join us for six weeks of relaxation and meditation. Achieve peacefulness, happiness and increase energy. Create the life you want and become more joyful.

May 30 @ 6:30 PM

Creative Writing Workshop

Have you ever wanted to write a novel, a comic, or both? Do you find yourself thinking about different characters and the worlds they belong to? Not sure where to start? Join us for our creative writing workshop! Each week, we will cover a different topic in creating your novel, from world building to character development.

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May 31 @ 4:00 PM, Jun 7 @ 4:00 PM, Jun 14 @ 4:00 PM, Jun 21 @ 4:00 PM, Jun 28 @ 4:00 PM

Teen Graphic Novel and Anime Club

Like manga? Enjoy graphic novels? Love anime? Then join us for our Anime and Graphic Novel Club! We'll watch new and old favorites, read amazing titles, and discuss what we liked and what we didn't.

Jun 1 @ 4:00 PM, Jun 8 @ 4:00 PM, Jun 15 @ 4:00 PM, Jun 22 @ 4:00 PM, Jun 29 @ 4:00 PM

Timeless Tales

The weather is finally warming up and so that means the spring session of Timeless Tales is returning. Children ages 3-5 years old are invited to hear stories, sing songs, and partake in a variety of fun! Registration begins April 23rd. Space will be limited so don't miss it!

Jun 4 @ 10:30 AM

Designing your New York Startup Journey with Lloyd Cambridge

Each business owner has a unique startup path. Learn how three entrepreneurs in the food, health and fashion business launched successful businesses in NYC and how you can chart your own journey.
The following topics will be covered:
● Refining Your Business Concept
● Building an Audience in NYC
● Building a Strong ...

Jun 5 @ 7:00 PM

Toy Inventions

The Children's Library Discovery Center welcomes the Toy Museum of New York and an informative and fun production about the history of toy inventions! Children ages 7-12 can watch a fun show, learn a few things, and design their own toy idea! No registration is required; however, space is limited. Toy around with the idea of coming!

Jun 16 @ 2:00 PM

Job Search Strategies

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself for success! In this workshop you will learn about general and career-specific websites and how to find and apply for jobs online safely, create an account at a major job search website, post your resume online, and email a resume.

Jun 21 @ 10:00 AM

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