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Fine Forgiveness for Kids and Teens!

Libraries help kids and teens succeed in school and in life.

That’s why Queens Library, The New York Public Library, and Brooklyn Public Library are pleased to announce a one-time fine amnesty for youth.

For one time only, on Thursday, October 19, we are forgiving ALL fines on ALL kids’ & teens’ ...

Queens Library Celebrates the National Book Awards!

The National Book Awards will be announced on November 15, 2017, and Queens Library is celebrating!

Join the fun by entering our sweepstakes for your chance to win a National Book Award book bundle—one copy of each of the winning titles.

You can also visit Elmhurst Community Library, virtually or in ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Oct
23
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
23
5:15PM

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6:15PM

Beginners PowerPoint

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

Want to learn Microsoft PowerPoint? This hands-on workshop series is for you!

Session 1 (October 23): Introduction to PowerPoint
Session 2 (October 30): Animations, transitions, and media

For more information, please call 917-378-5559. To register, please call 718-990-8625

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

Additional Dates


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
26
3:00PM

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7:00PM

Teen Tech Time

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Not required

Come use a computer, play with Adobe Creative Suite, do your homework, or watch YouTube. It's Teen Tech Time!


Oct
28
10:00AM

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5:00PM

QuickBooks for Beginners

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Registration is now closed

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.


Oct
30
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Beginners Excel

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 22 openings

Want to learn Microsoft Excel? This hands-on workshop series is for you!

Session 1 (October 16): Introduction to Excel
Session 2 (October 23): Data and tables
Session 3 (October 30): Charts and graphs

For more information, please call 917-378-5559. To register, please call 718-990-8625.


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
2
3:30PM

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6:00PM

Teen Tech Time: HTML

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


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

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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: 15 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: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 openings

Learn advanced formatting techniques in Microsoft Excel.


Nov
20
5:00PM

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6:15PM

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


Nov
25
2:00PM

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5:00PM

Make a Family Holiday e-Card

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

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


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!


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
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

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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
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: 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
7
3:30PM

--to--

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: 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
11
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Basic HTML For Beginners

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