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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 27!

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

Culture Connection 5th Anniversary Concerts!

Culture Connection, the program that brings NYC’s artistic talent to Queens, is turning five this year!

To celebrate, we're hosting a star-studded series of five concerts at five different library locations this October.

Get your taste of musical magic at these exciting events featuring a Broadway star and ...

Reimagine End of Life Week

Reimagine End of Life Week is a citywide exploration of big questions about life and death through creativity and conversation.

Drawing on the arts, spirituality, healthcare, and design, this weeklong series of events from Saturday, October 27 to Saturday, November 3 will break down taboos and bring diverse ...

Drag Queen Story Hour At The Library!

We hope you will join us at our community libraries for Drag Queen Story Hour, a unique storytime for children ages 3-8 that raises awareness of gender diversity, promotes self-acceptance, and builds empathy through an enjoyable literary experience.

Created by Michelle Tea and RADAR Productions in San Francisco, DQSH now happens ...

Promote a Lifelong Love of Learning. Donate Now!

Our STACKS afterschool program provides a nurturing environment to read and to do homework. It also encourages participation in other learning activities that help develop life skills.

But we can’t offer programs like this without the support of our community.

Programs like STACKS are made possible thanks to the ...

Discover Your City With Culture Pass!

Start planning your fall adventures! NYC’s libraries are making it easier for you to explore local museums, public gardens, and other cultural attractions for FREE with your friends and family!

Queens Library, Brooklyn Public Library, and the New York Public Library are excited to announce Culture Pass, a ...

Queens Library’s Back-to-School Guide!

It’s time for kids to go back to school—and we’ve got the perfect guide to help you prepare for a successful school year!

From tips on healthy eating and sleeping to how to talk to your child about their day, our Back-to-School Guide will help smooth the transition from summer to school.

Our guide is ...

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 ...

Oct
25
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Microsoft Office for Work: Tables in Excel

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

Learn how to create and format tables in Excel.


Oct
25
5:45PM

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Intermediate Photoshop: Fish Bowl Project

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

You have some basic Photoshop skills. Now take them to the next level with this intermediate project.


Oct
27
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Internet Safety Series

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Not required

Learn to how to stay safe online in this three-part series.
10/13: Don’t Get Hacked!
10/20: Your Online Self
10/27: Protect Yourself Online
To register for free tickets, visit https://internetsafetyseries.eventbrite.com/?aff=listing.
To view all of our Library Privacy Week programs, visit https://queenslib.org/libraryprivacyweek18.


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Oct
27
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HTML Series

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Learn the basics of computer coding in this series.
Week 1: Getting Started with HTML.
Week 2: Using images and external files.
Week 3: Creating forms, tables, and advanced structures .


Oct
29
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Web Development: Backend Series

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Become familiar with servers and databases in this web development series.
10/1: Getting Started with the Terminal
10/15: Staring with Node/Express
10/22: Working with Databases 
10/29: Using Routes and Controllers
11/5: Wrap up and using package.json

QueensbridgeMon, Nov 5, 20185:45PM - 7:30PM

Nov
3
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Open Maker Hours

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

Learn to 3D print, basic robotics skills, coding and more, or just work on a project. All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


Nov
5
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Intro to Computers

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

New to computers? Learn the basic parts and functions of a computer in this introductory class.


Nov
10
12:30PM

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Illustrator Workshop

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. If you wish to register, check availability for program date November 10, 2018
Availability: 21 openings

Learn the basics of Adobe Illustrator.

QueensbridgeSat, Nov 17, 201812:30PM - 1:30PM

Nov
10
2:00PM

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3D Printing for Jewelry Making

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

Learn to use 3D printing technology to design and make jewelry. Previous computer experience is required for creating 3D designs.


Nov
17
2:30PM

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Introduction to Digital Photography

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

Learn the fundamentals of taking great pictures and then use your skills to take photographs of the area surrounding Queensbridge Tech Lab. Please bring your camera or camera phone if you have one.


Nov
19
1:00PM

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Introduction to Email

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

In this introductory workshop, you will learn how to create an email account, how to log on, how to navigate your email account, how to send and receive email messages, and how to attach documents. It is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop.


Nov
19
5:45PM

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Excel: Conditional Formatting

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

Learn to format tables with conditional formatting in Excel.


Nov
26
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Getting More from Your Google Account

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

You already use Google for email. Now learn what else your Google account can do for you, including calendars, maps, Google Drive, and more.


Nov
26
5:45PM

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Excel: Pivot Tables

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

Learn how to use pivot tables in Excel. Previous experience with Excel is necessary for this advanced workshop.


Dec
1
2:00PM

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Open Maker Hours

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

Learn to 3D print, basic robotics skills, coding and more, or just work on a project. All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


Dec
3
5:45PM

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7:30PM

HTML Series

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Learn the basics of coding in this series for beginners. Previous computer experience is necessary.

QueensbridgeMon, Dec 10, 20185:45PM - 7:30PM
QueensbridgeMon, Dec 17, 20185:45PM - 7:30PM

Dec
8
12:30PM

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Photo Editing for Photoshop

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Learn to edit photos in Photoshop like a photographer. Previous computer experience is recommended.

QueensbridgeSat, Dec 15, 201812:30PM - 2:00PM

Dec
8
2:30PM

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Using Your Smartphone

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

Learn the basics of how to use your smartphone in this workshop. Make sure to bring your device!


Dec
15
2:30PM

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Synthesizer Workshop

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

Use LittleBits to learn about circuits and synthesizers in this hands-on workshop. No previous experience necessary.