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Queens Library To Take Plastic Bags Out of Circulation

In an effort to protect the environment and better use our financial resources, Queens Library will stop offering plastic shopping bags to our customers at all 65 locations on June 30, 2018.

Plastic bags release toxins into the ground and water, can take hundreds of years to decompose, and in many cases are used ...

Celebrate National Library Lovers Month

Show your love for libraries by entering our Share Your Love for Queens Library Photo Contest.  

Enter the contest today and show how much you love your library for a chance to win a Samsung 16 GB Galaxy Tablet!

Complete contest rules here.

Free UPK at Ravenswood

Queens Library’s Universal Pre-K at Ravenswood, located at 35-32 21st Street in Long Island City, offers an outstanding pre-K education; free nutritious lunches and snacks; warm, friendly, highly qualified staff; the best learning experience for your child; free after-school care until 5:30 p.m.; and all the ...

Celebrate the Lunar New Year!

Xin Nian Kuai Le! Join us as we celebrate the Lunar New Year at Queens Library.

The Lunar New Year is a centuries-old tradition in China and several other Asian countries, and is a time to honor deities and ancestors, as well as make way for good fortune in the upcoming year.

At Queens Library, you can attend traditional ...

Free Tax Help at Queens Library!

It’s that time of year again!

If you need help figuring out and filing your ‪tax return‬, come to Queens Library for free tax-preparation assistance if you're age 60 and older, or earn $66,000 or less a year.

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance is offering free electronic ...

Celebrate Black History Month at Queens Library!

We hope you will join us at Queens Library this February for Black History Month!

We’ll be screening movies, hosting talks, and presenting concerts to celebrate and commemorate the Black experience in America.

Programs are available for children, teens, and adults, including five special events focusing on Claudia ...

Free English Classes!

Are you a new American who wants to learn English or improve your English language skills?

You can learn English at Queens Library for FREE!

Join a supportive community of students and teaching professionals at our community libraries. Classes are available for Beginners and at Intermediate and Advanced ...

Feb
24
1:00PM

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4:00PM

Create Seamless Patterns with Adobe Illustrator

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

Turn your designs and illustrations into repeated patterns for wallpapers, backgrounds, prints, or other digital product with Adobe Illustrator CC. To register, call 718-990-8625.


Feb
26
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Getting More from Your Google Account

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 23 openings

Learn about the many ways you can use your Google account, from Gmail and Google Maps to Google Drive and Google Groups. Basic computer skills and an existing Google account are required. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information and registration.


Feb
26
4:30PM

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6:00PM

Photoshop: Layers and Layer Masks

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 17 openings

Learn the use of layers and layer masks in Adobe Photoshop CC. For more information or to preregister, call 718-990-8625.


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Mar
1
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Intro to Video Editing with Adobe Premiere

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 25 openings

Learn the basics of video editing with Adobe Premiere. Call 718-990-8625 to register.


Mar
1
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Introduction to Internet

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 29 openings

Learn how to access and navigate the Internet. In this class, you will learn key terminology, use a web browser, and understand how to use searches and websites. Register online or by calling 718-661-1205. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop.


Mar
3
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Choosing Entrepreneurship

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 24 openings

This class provides an overview of the dynamic world of entrepreneurship. It helps participants assess their skills and aptitudes, allows participants to explore the right type of business for them based on aptitude and interest, and generally charts a path to success. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information.


Mar
5
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Excel: Key Formulas and Functions

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 28 openings

Learn key formulas and functions in Excel. To register call 917-990-8625.


Mar
5
5:00PM

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7:00PM

HTML & CSS for Beginners

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 18 openings

Learn to code with HTML and CSS in this four-week series. To register call 718-990-8625.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
8
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Introduction to InDesign

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 27 openings

Learn the basics of print layout design with Adobe InDesign. Call 718-990-8625 to register.


Mar
8
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Intro to Email

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 openings

Learn how to create and use an email account for keeping in touch with family, finding a job, or maintaining your business! Register online or by calling (718) 990-8625. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop.


Mar
10
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Building Extraordinary Relationships in Business

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 24 openings

This class is geared toward developing networking strategies in order to foster partnerships and build relationships that lead to motivation, connections, resources, and investment opportunities. Attain new skills in an accessible and low-pressure setting.


Mar
12
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Excel: Advanced Tables

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 29 openings

Learn to create advanced tables in Excel. To register call 718-990-8625.


Mar
15
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Introduction to Photoshop

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 openings

Learn the basic navigation of Photoshop CC. Participants should have basic computer skills, but no previous Photoshop experience is required. For more information or to register, call 718-990-8625.


Mar
15
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Getting More from Your Google Account

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 28 openings

Learn to use Google Docs, Google Calendar, and more! Call 718-990-8625 to register.


Mar
17
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Basics of Business Planning

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 25 openings

Are you tired of being confused about how to write your business plan? Are you stuck on writing it? In the Basic Business Planning course, we will cover what a business plan is, why we need it, the basic structure of a business plan along with some of the various formats, and how/where you can research and start building you plan right away. Call 718-990-8625 for more information.


Mar
19
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Excel: Advanced Formulas

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 29 openings

Learn advanced formulas in Excel. To register call 917-990-8625.


Mar
22
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Photoshop Workshop

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 28 openings

Learn a new skill in Photoshop by working through a project with an instructor. Call 718-990-8625 to register.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
22
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Online Job Applications

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 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. Participants will learn how to prepare information to make online applications easier, complete common online application sections, and master how to get noticed and avoid rejection! For further information, please call 718-990-8625.


Mar
24
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Setting Up Your Business

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 23 openings

In this course, students will be guided through the fundamental elements needed to set up a business and become aware of the variety of resources available to help fund their business. The course will cover traditional and nontraditional ways of getting the money you need to get your business off the ground and successful. Learn about various loans, crowdfunding, alternative lenders, and more. Call 718-990-8625 for more information.


Mar
26
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Excel: Pivot Tables

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

Join us to learn what pivot tables are and how to use them in Microsoft Excel. Register online or by calling 718-990-8625. Basic computer skills and knowledge of Excel are required.


Mar
29
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Create a Website with Wix

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 26 openings

Learn to use Wix.com to create your own free website. Call 718-990-8625 to register.


Mar
31
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Traditional Marketing for Small Business

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 25 openings

Marketing activities continue to evolve from traditional strategies to nontraditional methods that involve the Internet. Both traditional and nontraditional marketing have advantages and disadvantages. Traditional marketing activities help you become visible and attractive to your target customer and typically involve advertising, publicity, sales, merchandising, and distribution. To preregister or for more information, call 718-990-8625.


Apr
2
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Word: Make a Flyer

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 29 openings

Learn to make a flyer with Microsoft Word. Call 718-990-8625 to register.


Apr
2
5:00PM

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7:00PM

Web Development Bootcamp

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 27 openings

Learn to create fully functional websites in this six-week series. Participants are highly encouraged to attend all six workshops. No prior experience is required.

Weekly topics will be as follows:
Week 1 (April 2): HTML & CSS
Week 2 (April 9): JavaScript Basics & Functions
Week 3 (April 16): JavaScript Prototypes & Classes
Week 4 (April 23): AngularJS
Week 5 (April 30): NodeJS/Express
Week 6 (May 7): Putting It All Together

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

Additional Dates


Apr
5
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Introduction to Illustrator

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 27 openings

Learn the basics of Adobe Illustrator. To register call 718-990-8625.


Apr
5
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Resume Workshop

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 openings

Make your resume the best it can be. Topics include how to get started, types of resumes, what to include and exclude, and tips for making your resume stronger. Call 718-990-8625.


Apr
9
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Word: Using Table Tools

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 openings

Learn to use table tools in Microsoft Word to create a calendar. Call 718-990-8625 to register.


Apr
12
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Illustrator Workshop

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 29 openings

Learn a new skill in Illustrator by working through a project with an instructor. Call 718-990-8625 to register.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
16
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Word: Make a Flow Chart

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 openings

Learn to create a flow chart in Microsoft Word. Call 718-990-8625 to register.


Apr
19
2:00PM

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3:30PM

PowerPoint: Animating Presentations

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 openings

Learn how to design your PowerPoint presentations. Call 718-990-8625 to register.


Apr
23
12:45PM

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2:15PM

Word: Create a Table of Contents

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 openings

Learn to automatically generate a table of contents in Microsoft Word. To register call 718-990-8625.


Apr
26
11:00AM

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12:30PM

InDesign: Create an eBook

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

Learn how to use InDesign to lay out and publish an eBook. Call 718-990-8625 to register.


Apr
26
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Presenting with PowerPoint

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

Brush up on your publish speaking skills with this PowerPoint workshop. Call 718-990-8625 to register.


Apr
30
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Excel: Advanced Tables

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

Learn to create and use advanced tables in Microsoft Excel. Call 718-990-8625 to register.