Central Library

Knitting for Beginners

Learn the basics of knitting in this 6-class series: how to cast on, knit, purl and bind off. All supplies are provided. Space is limited. Preregistration is required; preregistration for the first session will reserve space for all classes. Preregister online or call 718-990-0778.

Sep 4 @ 4:30 PM, Sep 11 @ 4:30 PM, Sep 18 @ 4:30 PM, Sep 25 @ 4:30 PM

Identifying Your Work Skills

In this competitive job market, it is important to know your job skills as well as be able to market these skills to potential employers. In this workshop, you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your own job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills and become aware ...

Sep 8 @ 1:30 PM

Independent Films: Fall Series 2015

Every Tuesday, we screen an independent, foreign or documentary film released in 2014: 9/1 - "Inherent Vice" (R); 9/8 - "Mommy" (R, in French); 9/15 - "Feast" (G, animated short) and "Salt of the Earth" (PG-13, Documentary); 9/22 - "Cesar Chavez" (PG-13); 9/29 - "Leviathan" (R, in ...

Sep 8 @ 2:00 PM, Sep 15 @ 2:00 PM, Sep 22 @ 2:00 PM, Sep 29 @ 2:00 PM

Open Lab

Search for a job, receive job search assistance, edit your resume or practice your computer skills. Participants are limited to two hours of lab time. Call 718-990-0700 for more information.

Sep 8 @ 2:00 PM, Sep 15 @ 2:00 PM, Sep 22 @ 2:00 PM, Sep 29 @ 2:00 PM, Oct 6 @ 2:00 PM

Small Business Workshop

Turn a business idea into a business plan by learning 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 a business’s "doors." To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or ...

Sep 8 @ 7:00 PM, Sep 15 @ 7:00 PM, Sep 22 @ 7:00 PM, Oct 6 @ 7:00 PM, Oct 13 @ 7:00 PM

Financial Coaching

Are financial problems causing you stress? A financial coach can assist you in developing the skills needed to manage money and gain financial stability, including accessing, reviewing and understanding your credit report. Please call 718-990-8625 to make an appointment to speak with a counselor.

Sep 9 @ 10:00 AM, Sep 9 @ 11:00 AM, Sep 9 @ 12:00 PM, Sep 9 @ 1:00 PM, Sep 16 @ 10:00 AM

Resume Workshop

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself for success by learning what is needed to start a job search, the locations of general and career-specific websites, and how to find and apply for jobs online safely. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for more information. Class code JR190

Sep 9 @ 10:00 AM, Sep 23 @ 10:00 AM, Oct 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. You will also learn how to prepare for an interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after an interview. Mock interviews will take place at the Job Readiness table. ...

Sep 9 @ 2:00 PM, Sep 9 @ 3:00 PM, Sep 10 @ 10:00 AM, Sep 10 @ 11:00 AM, Sep 10 @ 12:00 PM

Advance Screening of Horror Movie "In the Dark” with David Spaltro and Kayla Leasure

Award-winning filmmaker and screenwriter David Spaltro, whose other credits include “The Cat’s Cradle” (2014), “Things I Don’t Understand” (2012) and “…Around” (2008), will present an advance screening of his new horror movie, “In the Dark” (2015), adapted from Gothic horror novelist Steven Peck's "A Short Stay in Hell.” A ...

Sep 9 @ 6:30 PM


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 10 @ 10:00 AM, Oct 1 @ 10:00 AM

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