After this workshop, you will be able to take advantage of everything computers have to offer. Topics covered include computer terminology, using the mouse and touchpad, basic keyboarding skills, and navigating computer folders, files, and programs in a Windows environment. This is an introductory computer class; no prior skills or knowledge ...
Learn computer terminology, search and browse techniques, the basic structure of a website, and Internet safety. While this is an introductory class, basic mouse and keyboarding skills are recommended. Please call 718-990-8625 for more information. Class code CC110
Feb 6 @ 1:30 PM, Feb 8 @ 10:00 AM, Feb 8 @ 5:00 PM
Are you an entrepreneurial young person ages 16-24? Do you want to learn how to build a website? Awesome! Join Job and Business Academy's five week WebCamp program, where you’ll learn how to build a website. You'll then have the opportunity to make your mark on the Internet by actually building one for a local small business. Preregistration ...
Feb 7 @ 1:00 PM, Feb 14 @ 1:00 PM, Feb 21 @ 1:00 PM
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.
Feb 8 @ 10:00 AM, Feb 22 @ 10:00 AM, Feb 29 @ 10:00 AM
Mature workers can face a struggle when it comes to searching for and obtaining employment. This class will define what a mature worker is, explain the obstacles they may face, and suggest how and where to search for jobs. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call ...
Join us in the Cyber Center Training Room every Tuesday from 2:00-6:00PM for Open Lab practice, when you can search for a job, edit your resume, or practice your computer skills. To use computers during Open Lab, you must create a JobMap account. To create an account, visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, call 718-990-8625 or ...
Feb 9 @ 2:00 PM, Feb 16 @ 2:00 PM, Feb 23 @ 2:00 PM
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, ...
Feb 9 @ 7:00 PM, Feb 16 @ 7:00 PM, Feb 23 @ 7:00 PM
Does your resume stand out from the crowd? Make it the best it can be! This workshop will cover how to get started, types of resumes, what to include and exclude, and tips for making your resume stronger. Call 718-990-8625 for more information. Class code JR130
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 ...
Feb 10 @ 2:00 PM, Feb 10 @ 3:00 PM, Feb 11 @ 10:00 AM, Feb 11 @ 1:00 PM, Feb 11 @ 2:00 PM
In February, we will screen the following movies, all released in 2015: 2/3 - "The Perfect Guy" (rated PG-13); 2/10 - "War Room" (rated PG); 2/17 - "Chi-Raq" (rated R) ; 2/24 - "Straight Outta Compton" (rated R)
Feb 10 @ 6:00 PM, Feb 17 @ 6:00 PM, Feb 24 @ 6:00 PM
Metered parking is available near the library on Merrick Boulevard, 89th Avenue and 90th Avenue, as well as other streets in the neighborhood.
Public parking is available at Jamaica First parking lots on 90th Avenue between Merrick Blvd and 168th and 169th Streets.
From the West: Take the Midtown Tunnel to the Long Island Expressway to the Grand Central Parkway East. Exit GCP at Parsons Blvd. Take service road to the light (Parsons.) Turn right; continue south to Hillside Ave. Make a left onto Hillside and continue to Merrick Blvd, turn right. Drive two blocks down, the Library entrance is between 89th and 90th Aves.
For directions from other locations please contact Telephone Reference at 718-990-0714/0728/0778.