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It's National Novel Writing Month!

It's that time of year again!

Every November, thousands of writers of all experience levels dedicate themselves to writing a 50,000 word manuscript between November 1 and November 30.

If you've decided to sign up for National Novel Writing Month—or NaNoWriMo, as its fans like to affectionately call ...

A Season of Thanks at Queens Library

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. But this year, it’s not just about turkey and pumpkin pie!

Queens Library is hosting wonderful seasonal events, including Thanksgiving storytime, music, movies, arts and crafts, and even a recipe swap!

So bring your family and friends, and give thanks at your local ...

Teen Podcast Naming Contest!

Do you love podcasts? Are you creative with words? Put your skills to the test by entering the Teen Podcast Naming Contest. The winner will receive a pair of Beats Studio 2.0 Wired Over-Ear Headphones!

We want the new name to relate to the podcast’s themes of hip-hop and urban culture. Make it funny, make it playful, make ...

Queens Library Magazine

The new issue of Queens Library Magazine is out now!

Queens Library Magazine combines great library-themed feature stories and two months' worth of information about our free programs, services, and special events, and it's available at your neighborhood library or ...

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month!

November is National Native American Heritage Month! Join us at Queens Library as we pay tribute to the rich ancestry and traditions of Native Americans.

Our special events include author talks, film screenings, historical lectures, arts and crafts for kids, and much more.

Help us honor the history and customs of First ...

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 ...

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 ...

Video Visitation at Queens Library

Video visitation is a free program offered at libraries across the city that connects a live video feed between participating library locations and NYC Department of Corrections facilities, allowing incarcerated New Yorkers to talk, read, and share stories together with their loved ...

Queens Library is for Everyone!

The Everyone Campaign is exactly that: for everyone. Queens Library is a safe space for all, no matter where you come from, who you love, or what you believe.

In today’s political and social climate, many people in the communities we serve feel vulnerable and afraid.

As the hub of every community across the ...

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

Register for this program online by following this link: https://queenslibrary.coursestorm.com


Nov
25
2:00PM

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5:00PM

Make a Family Holiday e-Card

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

The holidays are approaching! Send seasonal greetings to your friends and family with a custom e-card featuring you and your loved ones. Participants will be photographed by a professional photographer with their children, grandchildren, siblings, friends, neighbors, or whoever they bring to the event. Participants will then learn how to turn those photographs into custom e-cards to send online. Register now, space is limited!


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


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Nov
27
4:00PM

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6:15PM

HTML For Beginners

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

Join us to learn the basics of coding with HTML!

Register for this program online by following this link: https://queenslibrary.coursestorm.com


Nov
30
3:30PM

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6:00PM

Teen Tech Time: CSS

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Not required

Come use a computer, play with Adobe Creative Suite, do your homework, or watch YouTube. Coding with CSS will be taught for 45 minutes at this Teen Tech Time.


Dec
2
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Excel: Key Formulas and Functions

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

Learn advanced methods to edit and manipulate data in the Key Formulas and Functions workshop. Learn the common and useful formulas to use with your data!


Dec
4
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
4
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Introduction to Premiere

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 26 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
4
5:00PM

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6:15PM

Adobe Practice Session

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Not required

Practice your skills in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere, or any Creative Cloud program. Expert staff will be available to answer your questions.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
7
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Introduction to Photoshop

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 23 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
7
3:30PM

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6:00PM

Teen Tech Time

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Not required

Come use a computer, play with Adobe Creative Suite, do your homework, or even watch YouTube. This is your time! Teen Tech Time is an Open Lab with 45 minutes of structured technology learning.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
9
10:00AM

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5:00PM

QuickBooks Online for Beginners

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 9 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
11
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Basic HTML For Beginners

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

Join us to learn the basics of coding with HTML! For more information, call 718-990-8625.


Dec
11
5:00PM

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6:15PM

Coding Practice Session

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Not required

Practice your skills in HTML, CSS, or other coding languages. Expert staff members will be available to answer your questions.


Dec
14
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Photoshop Workshop

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 26 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: 27 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: Online or by phone
Availability: 27 openings

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.