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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 ...

Meet the Veggies!

Children and their families are invited to Meet the Veggies. Create veggie art, plant seeds, sort and count veggies, hear veggie storytellers, and explore veggie science. Play with our wonderful partners GrowingGreat and Garden Lites. Families receives a take home bag of goodies from Garden Lites while supplies last!

Jan 21 @ 11:00 AM

Afro-Cuban Jazz Pianist, Composer, Arranger and Music Visionary Dayramir Gonzalez & Habana enTRANCé

In 2009, Dayramir Gonzalez became the first Cuban national to receive a full scholarship to the Berklee School of Music in Boston In 2012, he was invited to perform at Carnegie Hall as part of their Voices of Latin America series, along with Chucho Valdes, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Danilo Perez, Egberto Gismonti and Aldo Lopez-Gavilan. Gonzalez is ...

Jan 21 @ 2:30 PM

Introduction to Internet

After this workshop, you will have the skills needed to begin to navigate the Internet. Topics covered include terminology, how to search and use a web browser, the basic structure of a website and Internet safety. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call 718-990-8625. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that ...

Jan 23 @ 10:00 AM, Jan 25 @ 5:00 PM

Motivating Mondays Job Search Group

Looking for a job is one of the most stressful activities we do. It's easier if we don't do it alone. Join fellow job seekers for tea, cookies, stress relief techniques, and networking. For more information and to preregister, call 718-990-8625.

Jan 23 @ 10:00 AM, Jan 30 @ 10:00 AM, Feb 6 @ 10:00 AM, Feb 13 @ 10:00 AM, Feb 27 @ 10:00 AM

Celebrate Lunar New Year with Chinese Flute and Pipa Music!

Do you know how the Chinese celebrate the Lunar New Year? What kind of music do they play during a family gathering? Two world class musicians, Zhou Yi and Yimin Miao from the Ba Ban Chinese Music Society will take you on a festive musical journey.

Jan 23 @ 3:00 PM

Tuesday Afternoon Movie

Tuesdays in January, we will screen the following movies at 2:00 p.m.:
1/3: Moonstruck (1987) Rated PG Customer Suggestion
1/10: Road to Perdition (2002) Rated R
1/17: Mo' Better Blues (1990) Rated R
1/24: The Sting (1973) Rated PG
1/31: Lincoln (2012) Rated PG-13 Customer Suggestion

Jan 24 @ 2:00 PM, Jan 31 @ 2:00 PM

Facebook

Learn how to use Facebook to stay in touch with loved ones, keep up with the news, and expand your job search. We will help you set up a Facebook account and answer your questions. Basic computer and Internet skills and a valid email account are required. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for more information. Class ...

Jan 24 @ 3:00 PM, Feb 16 @ 10:00 AM

Small Business Workshop

Learn how to turn a business idea into a business plan! In this workshop, participants will learn how to create a demand for a product or service, set goals and objectives, budget and schedule, identify resources and networks, and get ready to open the "doors" of their business. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, ...

Jan 24 @ 7:00 PM, Jan 31 @ 7:00 PM, Feb 7 @ 7:00 PM, Feb 14 @ 7:00 PM, Feb 21 @ 7:00 PM

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. ...

Jan 25 @ 2:00 PM, Feb 1 @ 2:00 PM, Feb 8 @ 2:00 PM, Feb 15 @ 2:00 PM, Feb 22 @ 2:00 PM

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. ...

Jan 25 @ 3:00 PM, Feb 1 @ 3:00 PM, Feb 8 @ 3:00 PM, Feb 15 @ 3:00 PM, Feb 22 @ 3:00 PM

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