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Welcome Programs for Kids and Teens!

Whether you’re returning to your library for the first time in a long time, or it’s just another daily visit to your favorite afterschool hangout, all kids and teens are welcome at Queens Library!

To celebrate our younger customers, our libraries are hosting lots of special events for them this fall, including arts and ...

Halloween at Queens Library!

Looking for ways to celebrate Halloween in Queens?

Get into the spooky holiday spirit all month long at the Library!

Create your own costume, share your scary stories, watch some classic movies, walk through the Haunted Hallway of Horrors, and so much more! There’s plenty of tricks-or-treats for ...

Immigration Assistance at Queens Library

Queens Library offers several resources for new Americans and prospective citizens.

Join us for citizenship classes and workshops, free legal help and financial counseling from NYCitizenship, and more.

Learn about your rights and the realities of the immigration process, and receive assitance from experienced lawyers and ...

Meet the 2017 Summer Poetry Contest Winners!

Thank you to everyone who submitted a poem to Queens Library’s Summer Poetry Contest!

We welcomed hundreds of poets from all over New York State to submit an original poem reflecting the 2017 Summer Reading theme of “Build a Better World."

Join us at our awards ceremony on Saturday, November 4 at 11 ...

Job Skills Training

Need job training? Looking to get certified?

Thanks to Queens Library’s Job & Business Academy, Bank of America, and NYC Council Member Donovan Richards, you can receive industry-specific job training and certifications in high-growth industries. Take OSHA-certified construction trade classes, receive ...

Get Help From a Financial Coach

Are financial problems causing you stress?

You can make an appointment to see a financial coach at Queens Library!

A financial coach can help you develop the skills you need to manage money and gain financial stability.

You can get free advice on various topics like reviewing and understanding your credit report, ...

Hispanic Heritage Celebrations!

Hispanic Heritage Month 2017 begins September 15, and we’ll be celebrating with programs and events all month long!

Now through November 2, Queens Library will put the spotlight on the richness of Hispanic heritage and culture. Join us for concerts, dance performances, crafts, cooking classes, movies, and much ...

Free Home Internet Access for Eligible NYC Students!

Do you know a New York City public school student with no home Internet access?

Their family may be eligible to borrow a hotspot from Queens Library and get FREE Internet service at home!

The ConnectED Library Hotspot Loan Program is a free program designed to help NYC ...

Young Adult Literacy Program: Pre-Register Now!

Are you interested in getting your High School Equivalency, but not sure where to start?

The Young Adult Literacy Program (YALP) is here to help!

This program is open to students ages 16–24, and offers four days of classes per week, as well as one day of service learning and job shadowing to help build your ...

Run the River with Queens Library!

Once again, Queens Library is partnering with the Randall’s Island Park Alliance for Run the River, a 5K fun run on Randall’s Island, on Saturday, October 28!

Now in its eighth year, you can run to protect the waterways, wetlands, and recreational areas of Randall’s Island ...

Oct
19
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Open Computer Lab: Adobe and Microsoft

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Not required

Would you like to brush up on your computer skills? Play around with Photoshop? Practice things you already know? Or simply need more time to finish an online application? Come to our Open Computer Lab!

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

Additional Dates


Oct
21
2:30PM

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4:00PM

Presenting with PowerPoint

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

Learn how to effectively use Microsoft PowerPoint to provide clear and concise presentations in and out of the workplace. Attendees will be prepped on the best practices when presenting with slide presentations and speaking with others.


Oct
26
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Resume Workshop

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 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 718-990-8625 for more information. Class code JR130.


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Oct
28
10:00AM

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5:00PM

QuickBooks for Beginners

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 6 openings

Do you want to learn how to set up a business with QuickBooks Pro 2017 for Windows? Queens Library is offering an all-day QuickBooks training. Come to class with an email address, a notebook, and a pen. Register online or call (718) 990-8625 for more information.


Nov
2
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Open Lab

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Not required

Would you like to brush up on your computer skills? Play around with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, or Premiere? Practice things you already know? Or simply need more time to finish an online application? Come to our Open Computer Lab!

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

Additional Dates


Nov
2
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Writing Resumes in Microsoft Word

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

If you’re not sure how to move your resume information from your brain to your computer, then this workshop is for you. Plan, draft and write your resume in Microsoft Word in this hands-on session.


Nov
4
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Open Lab

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Not required

Would you like to brush up on your computer skills? Play around with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, or Premiere? Practice things you already know? Or simply need more time to finish an online application? Come to our Open Computer Lab!


Nov
4
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Find Free Crochet, Knitting, and Sewing Patterns Online

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

Do you love to sew, knit, or crochet? Come learn how to find, save, and print free patterns for your projects.


Nov
6
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Excel: Advanced Tables

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

Learn advanced table techniques in Microsoft Excel.


Nov
6
5:15PM

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6:15PM

Presenting with PowerPoint

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

Learn how to effectively use Microsoft PowerPoint to provide clear and concise presentations in and out of the workplace. Attendees will be prepped on the best practices when presenting with slide presentations and speaking with others.


Nov
9
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Word: Advanced Flyers

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

Learn how to make advanced flyers in Microsoft Word.


Nov
13
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Excel: Key Formulas and Functions

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

Learn key formulas and functions in Microsoft Excel.


Nov
13
5:15PM

--to--

6:15PM

Resume Workshop

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 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 718-990-8625 for more information.


Nov
16
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Word: Make Your Own Calendar

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

Learn how to make your own calendar in Microsoft Word.


Nov
18
10:00AM

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5:00PM

QuickBooks Level 2

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

Do you want to improve your skills with QuickBooks Pro 2017 for Windows? Queens Library is offering an all-day QuickBooks training. This training is intended for customers who have attended QuickBooks for Beginners. Come to class with an email address, a notebook, and a pen. Register online or call (718) 990-8625 for more information.


Nov
20
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Excel: Advanced Formatting

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

Learn advanced formatting techniques in Microsoft Excel.


Nov
20
5:00PM

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6:15PM

Introduction to Photoshop

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

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


Nov
27
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Open Lab

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Not required

Would you like to brush up on your computer skills? Play around with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, or Premiere? Practice things you already know? Or simply need more time to finish an online application? Come to our Open Computer Lab!

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

Additional Dates


Dec
2
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Open Lab

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Not required

Would you like to brush up on your computer skills? Play around with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, or Premiere? Practice things you already know? Or simply need more time to finish an online application? Come to our Open Computer Lab!

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

Additional Dates


Dec
4
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Open Lab

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Not required

Would you like to brush up on your computer skills? Play around with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, or Premiere? Practice things you already know? Or simply need more time to finish an online application? Come to our Open Computer Lab!

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

Additional Dates


Dec
4
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Introduction to Premiere

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

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


Dec
7
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

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.


Dec
9
10:00AM

--to--

5:00PM

QuickBooks Online for Beginners

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 39 openings

Do you want to learn how to set up a business with QuickBooks Online? Queens Library is offering an all-day QuickBooks training. Come to class with an email address, a notebook, and a pen. Register online or call (718) 990-8625 for more information.


Dec
14
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Photoshop Workshop

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

Learn new skills in Photoshop CC. Participants are encouraged to take Introduction to Photoshop before attending this workshop. For more information or 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


Dec
16
1:00PM

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5:00PM

Have A Professional Photographer Take Your LinkedIn Picture

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

Do you need to make your LinkedIn photo look more professional? Have a professional photographer take your picture at Queensbridge Tech Lab! Participants will leave with a digital copy of their professional portrait. Tips on how to use LinkedIn to improve their professional networks and job searches are included. Register now, space is limited!


Dec
18
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Introduction to Illustrator CC

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

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