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Motivating Mondays Job Search Group

Are you looking for work? Not sure how to start? Unsure where you should go from here? Come to Motivating Mondays, a customer lead job search group. Join your fellow job seekers for advice, useful tips, job search techniques, and networking. Looking for a job is one of the most stressful things we have to do, but you don’t have to do it ...

Aug 1 @ 10:00 AM, Aug 8 @ 10:00 AM, Aug 15 @ 10:00 AM, Aug 22 @ 10:00 AM, Aug 29 @ 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, ...

Aug 2 @ 7:00 AM, Aug 9 @ 7:00 AM, Aug 16 @ 7:00 AM, Aug 23 @ 7:00 AM, Aug 30 @ 7:00 AM

Resumes

Make your resume the best it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn about types of resumes, how to get started, what to include and not include, and tips for making a resume stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR130

Aug 2 @ 1:30 PM, Aug 30 @ 1:30 PM

Open Lab

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 ...

Aug 2 @ 2:00 PM, Aug 9 @ 2:00 PM, Aug 16 @ 2:00 PM, Aug 23 @ 2:00 PM, Aug 30 @ 2:00 PM

Tuesday Afternoon Movie

The Tuesday Afternoon Movie Program will feature the following films in the month of August:

August 2nd- Gosford Park
August 9th- Jaws
August 16th- Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
August 23rd- The Unforgiven
August 30th- The Raiders of the Lost Ark

Aug 2 @ 2:00 PM, Aug 9 @ 2:00 PM, Aug 16 @ 2:00 PM, Aug 23 @ 2:00 PM, Aug 30 @ 2:00 PM

Anime and Comics Summer Bash!

8 to 12 year-olds are invited to join us for six weeks of fun and enrichment as we put together amazing crafts --comic book magnets, superhero bookmarks, decoupage boxes and more-- and explore new and old favorite comics and anime shows!

Registration begins June 28.

Aug 2 @ 3:30 PM, Aug 9 @ 3:30 PM, Aug 16 @ 3:30 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. ...

Aug 3 @ 2:00 PM, Aug 3 @ 3:00 PM, Aug 4 @ 10:00 AM, Aug 4 @ 11:00 AM, Aug 4 @ 1:00 PM

Movie Night Wednesday

The Wednesday Night Movie Program will feature the following films in the month of August

August 3rd- Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
August 10th- Our Brand is Crisis
August 17th- Miles Ahead
August 24th- Eddie the Eagle
August 31st- The Boss

Aug 3 @ 6:00 PM, Aug 10 @ 6:00 PM, Aug 17 @ 6:00 PM, Aug 24 @ 6:00 PM, Aug 31 @ 6:00 PM

Introduction to Computers

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 ...

Aug 6 @ 10:30 AM, Aug 8 @ 10:00 AM

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 ...

Aug 9 @ 1:30 PM

Aug
1
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Craft

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Join us on Mondays throughout the summer for arts & crafts. Each week we will do something new. Stop by and get those creative minds in the game! Open to children ages 5-12. Space is limited.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Aug
2
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Anime and Comics Summer Bash!

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

8 to 12 year-olds are invited to join us for six weeks of fun and enrichment as we put together amazing crafts --comic book magnets, superhero bookmarks, decoupage boxes and more-- and explore new and old favorite comics and anime shows!

Registration begins June 28.

Central LibraryTue, Aug 9, 20163:30PM - 5:00PM
Central LibraryTue, Aug 16, 20163:30PM - 5:00PM

Aug
3
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Summer Film Fest

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Starting in July, come and see a family movie. Open to children 12 and under along with their families. It'll be reel fun! Space is limited.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Aug
3
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Timeless Tales - Session 2

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 openings

Get in the game this summer with Timeless Tales. Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited for stories, sing-alongs, finger plays, and more! Register online. Space is limited.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Aug
3
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Super Science

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

This summer, join us for some science. It's Super Science! It's going to be a hot summer so children ages 12 and under are invited to cool off with an exciting science activity throughout the summer. No registration required, but space is limited!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Aug
3
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Library Jeopardy

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Are you ready to prove yourself as a smartypants? Have fun testing your knowledge if you are 8-12 years old at Library Jeopardy, a trivia quiz on different topics such as science, history, literature etc.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Aug
4
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Timeless Tales

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Get in the game this summer with Timeless Tales. Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited for stories, sing-alongs, fingerplays, and more! Online registration begins June 24th. Space is limited.


Aug
5
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Fun Friday

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Join us to have fun with board games, puzzles, crafts, movies and more.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Aug
25
4:00PM

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5:00PM

The Mr. Chris Musical Experience

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Join Mr. Chris in an educational musical experience with hip hop music, movement, storytelling and interactive games! Ages 6-12


Aug
26
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Amazing Readers' Kids Book Club

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 8-12 will discuss Scott O'Dell's "Island of the Blue Dolphins" at this session of Amazing Readers. Participation will count toward the Read Down Your Fines program.


Oct
6
10:30AM

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11:45AM

Toddler Learning Center

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Bring your child ages 18-36 months for a Little TLC! Play and learn with your child in a free, five-session workshop that include toys, games, puzzles and other items specifically selected to enhance a toddler's educational and physical development. Preregistration is required.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates