Central Library

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 ...


Learn about Twitter, an online social networking service that allows you to connect instantly to what's most important to you. You’ll learn how you can “follow” your friends, experts, and favorite celebrities and receive breaking news, job posting notifications, and more. Basic computer skills and a valid email address are required. ...

Sep 21 @ 10:00 AM

Mock Interviews

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make and learn from mistakes before they count. In this workshop you will learn how to prepare for an interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after an interview. Interviews will take place at the Job Readiness table. ...

Sep 21 @ 10:00 AM, Sep 21 @ 11:00 AM, Sep 21 @ 1:00 PM, Sep 21 @ 2:00 PM

Jazz, Mafia and Civil Rights: A Talk with Author Hugh Wyatt

Did you know that Jewish impresario Phoebe Jacobs cajoled the mafia and the music industry to save the careers of Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington? Or that Duke Ellington helped to integrate nightclubs? Discover the forgotten history of jazz, mafia and civil rights with journalist and author of "Phoebe's Fantasy" Hugh Wyatt.

Sep 21 @ 6:00 PM

Salary Negotiations

Have you been offered a new job? If so, do you know the best way to conduct salary negotiations? Before you start negotiating with a prospective employer about salaries, you need to find out how much you, and the job, are worth. Learn how to negotiate salaries in this workshop! Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, ...

Sep 22 @ 10:00 AM

Beginners Excel

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 or call (718)990-8625. Basic computer skills are required. Class Code: CC180

Sep 23 @ 10:30 AM

From Timbuktu to Mississippi, a Musical History

Join us for an afternoon concert with Adbou MBoup and his Quartet. He and his band will be using keyboards, bass, guitar, saxophone, drums and kora 21 string African harp, xalam 5 string African guitar, percussion and vocals to tell the story.

Sep 23 @ 1:00 PM

Intermediate Excel

Improve your productivity and boost your basic knowledge of Excel. Topics covered include a review of spreadsheet basics, creating and manipulating tables, and using formulas and functions. Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Excel are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call (718)990-8625. Class code: CC210

Sep 23 @ 1:30 PM

Alí Bello & The Sweet Wire Band: Afro-Venezuelan Jazz

Venezuelan-born Alí Bello has become a sought-after violinist, distinguishing himself with his versatility among different music styles. Coming from a classical background and known for his improvisational skills, he has become a top violinist in the Latin jazz arena.

Sep 23 @ 2:30 PM

Community Acting for All!

Learn theater arts through the process of collaborative theater making. This intergenerational program is open to anyone 14 years old or older. Registration is required. Please register online, in person, or by calling 718-990-0728 before October 15.

Sep 25 @ 7:00 PM, Oct 2 @ 7:00 PM, Oct 16 @ 7:00 PM, Oct 23 @ 7:00 PM, Oct 30 @ 7:00 PM

Tuesday Afternoon Movie

9/5: "Silver Streak" (1976) Rated PG, customer suggestion; 9/12: "Immortal Beloved" (1994) Rated R; 9/19: "Stand and Deliver" (1988) Rated PG; 9/26/2017: "Take the Lead" (2006) Rated PG-13

Sep 26 @ 2:00 PM

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