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Job Search Strategies

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself for success! In this workshop you will learn about general and career-specific websites, how to find and apply for jobs online, create an account at a major job-search website, post your resume online, and email your resume. Call 718-752-3700 for more information. Class code JR190

Aug 30 @ 2:30 PM

Cover Letter

Are you ready to apply for jobs? Does your cover letter stand out from the crowd? Make it the best possible by learning how to get started, what to include and not include, and tips for making it stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, please call 718-752-3700. Class code JR150

Aug 30 @ 3:30 PM

JobMap Orientation

JobMap is Queens Library’s online tool that provides customized recommendations for job-search help and computer training. Learn how to use it to preregister for job-search workshops and computer-training classes, store your resume and cover letters online, and get your resume reviewed online. Call 718-752-3700 for more information.

Sep 6 @ 2:30 PM

Resume Workshop

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 718-634-4784 for more information. Class code JR130

Sep 8 @ 12:30 PM

Job Search Strategies

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself for success! In this workshop you will learn about general and career-specific websites, how to find and apply for jobs online, create an account at a major job-search website, post your resume online, and email your resume. Call (718) 634-4784 for more information. Class code ...

Sep 13 @ 2:00 PM

Cover Letters

A cover letter helps you stand out from the crowd and get an interview! In this two part series, participants will learn: what cover letters are and why they’re necessary; the do’s and don’ts of cover letter writing; how to write different types of cover letters; how to properly type, format, and send your cover letter to potential ...

Sep 13 @ 3:30 PM

JobMap Orientation

JobMap is Queens Library’s online tool that provides customized recommendations for job-search help and computer training. Learn how to use it to preregister for job-search workshops and computer-training classes, store your resume and cover letters online, and get your resume reviewed online. Call 718-752-3700 for more information.

Sep 20 @ 2:30 PM

Resume Workshop

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) 634-4784 for more information. Class code JR130

Sep 22 @ 12:30 PM

Job Search Strategies

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself for success! In this workshop you will learn about general and career-specific websites, how to find and apply for jobs online, create an account at a major job-search website, post your resume online, and email your resume. Call (718) 634-4784 for more information. Class code ...

Sep 27 @ 2:30 PM

Cover Letters

A cover letter helps you stand out from the crowd and get an interview! In this two part series, participants will learn: what cover letters are and why they’re necessary; the do’s and don’ts of cover letter writing; how to write different types of cover letters; how to properly type, format, and send your cover letter to potential ...

Sep 27 @ 3:30 PM

Aug
26
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Movie Night

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

August 5th -- Space Jam
August 12th -- Cutting Edge
August 19th -- Cool Runnings
August 26th -- Blindside
September 26th -- Here Comes the Boom School of Rock
October 31st -- Nightmare Before Christmas
November 28th -- Star Wars: The Force Awakens
December 19th -- Norm of the North

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

Additional Dates


Aug
26
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Citizenship N-400 Assistance Day

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Are you or someone you know interested in getting free assistance with becoming a U.S. citizen and free legal advice on immigration-related issues? Do you need help with paying your application fees? We may be able to help you!

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

Additional Dates


Aug
26
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Microsoft Office

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Learn how to use Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint!

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

Additional Dates


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Aug
27
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Mapping Our Brain

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Using felt and Velcro the children will learn the use of each part of their brain for various tasks.


Aug
29
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Journal Series

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

This program will go over how to start and maintain a journal, from travel journals, to the up and coming popular bullet journal method.


Aug
30
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Job Search Strategies

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself for success! In this workshop you will learn about general and career-specific websites, how to find and apply for jobs online, create an account at a major job-search website, post your resume online, and email your resume. Call 718-752-3700 for more information. Class code JR190


Aug
30
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Cover Letter

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 19 openings

Are you ready to apply for jobs? Does your cover letter stand out from the crowd? Make it the best possible by learning how to get started, what to include and not include, and tips for making it stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, please call 718-752-3700. Class code JR150


Aug
30
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Short-Cuts for the Computer

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Learn how to move about on a computer with just only using the keyboard!

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

Additional Dates


Aug
30
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Online Job Applications

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

Online job applications have become the standard for applying to many jobs and they can be difficult to navigate if you’re not prepared. Learn to identify common online application sections and prepare information for them to make applying online easier and more successful. Call 718-752-3700 for more information. Class Code: JR160


Sep
1
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

30 Minutes or Less Cooking Club

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Patrons will explorer various recipes each month from a different part of the world that can be made under 30 minutes or less.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
6
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

JobMap Orientation

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

JobMap is Queens Library’s online tool that provides customized recommendations for job-search help and computer training. Learn how to use it to preregister for job-search workshops and computer-training classes, store your resume and cover letters online, and get your resume reviewed online. Call 718-752-3700 for more information.


Sep
6
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Skills Identification

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

In this competitive job market, it is vitally important to know your job skills and how to market them to potential employers. In this two-part workshop, participants will learn about different types of skills, how to identify their own and how to develop keywords and accomplishment statements. For further information, please call (718) 634-4784. Class code JR110


Sep
8
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Resume Workshop

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

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 718-634-4784 for more information. Class code JR130


Sep
8
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Interview Preparation

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. This workshop will cover different types of interviews and interviewing techniques, preparing for an interview, responding to common and difficult questions, and following up after an interview. The Employment Counselor will be available for individual assistance after class. For more information, call 718-634-4784. Class code JR170


Sep
13
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Job Search Strategies

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself for success! In this workshop you will learn about general and career-specific websites, how to find and apply for jobs online, create an account at a major job-search website, post your resume online, and email your resume. Call (718) 634-4784 for more information. Class code JR190


Sep
13
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Cover Letters

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

A cover letter helps you stand out from the crowd and get an interview! In this two part series, participants will learn: what cover letters are and why they’re necessary; the do’s and don’ts of cover letter writing; how to write different types of cover letters; how to properly type, format, and send your cover letter to potential employers. The Employment Counselor will be available for individual assistance after class. For further information, please call (718) 634-4784. Class Code: JR150


Sep
13
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Online Job Applications

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Online job applications have become the standard for applying to many jobs and they can be difficult to navigate if you’re not prepared. Learn to identify common online application sections and prepare information for them to make applying online easier and more successful. Call (718) 634-4784 for more information.


Sep
15
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Sculpt for Adults

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Instructor Susie Nin leads a total body workout fitness class that addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen circulatory and respiratory systems. Bring a towel and bottle of water. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
20
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

JobMap Orientation

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

JobMap is Queens Library’s online tool that provides customized recommendations for job-search help and computer training. Learn how to use it to preregister for job-search workshops and computer-training classes, store your resume and cover letters online, and get your resume reviewed online. Call 718-752-3700 for more information.


Sep
20
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Skills Identification

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

In this competitive job market, it is vitally important to know your job skills and how to market them to potential employers. In this two-part workshop, participants will learn about different types of skills, how to identify their own and how to develop keywords and accomplishment statements. For further information, please call (718) 634-4784. Class code JR110


Sep
22
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Resume Workshop

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

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) 634-4784 for more information. Class code JR130


Sep
22
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Interview Preparation

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. This workshop will cover different types of interviews and interviewing techniques, preparing for an interview, responding to common and difficult questions, and following up after an interview. The Employment Counselor will be available for individual assistance after class. For more information, call 718-634-4784. Class code JR170


Sep
27
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Job Search Strategies

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself for success! In this workshop you will learn about general and career-specific websites, how to find and apply for jobs online, create an account at a major job-search website, post your resume online, and email your resume. Call (718) 634-4784 for more information. Class code JR190


Sep
27
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Cover Letters

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

A cover letter helps you stand out from the crowd and get an interview! In this two part series, participants will learn: what cover letters are and why they’re necessary; the do’s and don’ts of cover letter writing; how to write different types of cover letters; how to properly type, format, and send your cover letter to potential employers. The Employment Counselor will be available for individual assistance after class. For further information, please call (718) 634-4784. Class Code: JR150


Sep
27
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Online Job Applications

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Online job applications have become the standard for applying to many jobs and they can be difficult to navigate if you’re not prepared. Learn to identify common online application sections and prepare information for them to make applying online easier and more successful. Call (718) 634-4784 for more information.


Sep
29
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Birth Control Options

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Join Planned Parenthood of New York City’s Community Health Workers for a fun and informative workshop on birth control methods. During this session, participants
will learn basic facts about how birth control works and discuss the pros and cons of specific methods. This workshop will be in Spanish.


Oct
13
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Breast Health

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Join Planned Parenthood of New York City’s Community Health Workers for a fun and informative workshop on breast health. During this session, participants will learn basic facts about breast cancer prevention and early detection, and review facts and myths about general breast health. This workshop will be in Spanish.


Oct
15
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Design Thinking-Historias Interactivas [In Spanish]

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

A project-centric class that will introduce students with a diverse set of narrative tools to share their stories online and offline. Students will be required to create their own personal project. We will learn about digital production and interaction design through the lenses of different disciplines like journalism, art, education and advertising. From podcasting, interactive video, immersive storytelling and more, students will mix and explore different mediums.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
20
4:00PM

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5:00PM

The Pura Belpre Project

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

As the first Puerto Rican librarian in the New York Public Library system Pura Belpre' pioneered many programs for the Latino community. This performance is a re-enactment of her legendary "Billingual Story Hour." Her famous tales: Perez & Martina Juan Bobo and The Three Magi come to life in a creative and interactive experience that combines storytelling with puppets. For ages 6-12.