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Agency abbrev: 
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DRA Code: 
096400
Virtua Code: 
096400000
Agency Name: 
Bellerose
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0
Hours
Monday Open: 
12:00 PM
Monday Close: 
8:00 PM
Tuesday Open: 
1:00 PM
Tuesday Close: 
6:00 PM
Wednesday Open: 
10:00 AM
Wednesday Close: 
6:00 PM
Thursday Open: 
12:00 PM
Thursday Close: 
8:00 PM
Friday Open: 
10:00 AM
Friday Close: 
6:00 PM
Saturday Open: 
Closed
Saturday Close: 
Closed
Sunday Open: 
Closed
Sunday Close: 
Closed
Discussion Group: 

Meets on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 10:00am.

Sep
1
9:00AM

--to--

5:00PM

Borrow a Book in the Park

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

The Greater Jamaica Development Corp and Queens Library comes to Rufus King Park (150 Jamaica Ave.) to provide books for your reading pleasure. Learn more about the Google tablets and Hot Spots. On Tuesdays get a free library card and find out the many ways Queens Library can enrich your life.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Job Search Strategies

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 openings

Participants will learn about general and career-specific websites and how to find and apply for jobs online safely, including creating an account at a major job search website, posting a resume online and emailing a resume. They will also learn appropriate ways to follow up after applying online. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR100


Sep
1
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

National External Diploma Program (NEDP)

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

You can earn a high school diploma online through the National External Diploma Program (NEDP), a high school diploma option for adults who have significant life experience and can demonstrate academic competencies and real-world skills. Individuals enrolling in NEDP must pass qualifying math and reading tests. For more information and orientation dates, please call 718-752-3723.

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

Additional Dates


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Sep
1
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers and the Internet

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

Learn about computer hardware and software, how to use a computer and how to search the Internet.


Sep
1
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Computer Classes

Location: Woodhaven
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 September 1, 2015

Learn the basics of using a computer, including email, Microsoft Word and Internet searches. Space is limited; preregistration is required.

WoodhavenTue, Sep 8, 201511:00AM - 12:30PM
WoodhavenTue, Sep 15, 201511:00AM - 12:30PM
WoodhavenTue, Sep 22, 201511:00AM - 12:30PM
WoodhavenTue, Sep 29, 201511:00AM - 12:30PM
WoodhavenTue, Oct 6, 201511:00AM - 12:30PM

Sep
1
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Computer Basics

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Learn to navigate the Queens Library website and get an introduction to typing and email.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Computers for Beginners

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

This course on computer basics includes a lesson on using the mouse, an Internet tutorial and instruction on Microsoft Word.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Computer Classes for Beginners

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

This is a slow-paced class for first-time users that will teach how to browse and search the Internet, create and use an email account and understand elements of Windows. It will be conducted in English for one hour and Spanish for one hour.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Richmond Hill Quilters

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

The Quilters meet on Tuesdays at noon.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

The Daily Puzzle

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

The library makes puzzles available to adults every day.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

The Summer Meals Program provides children nutritious meals when school is not in session. Queens Library will offer summer meals from June 29th to September 4th from 1 - 2 PM at select community libraries.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

The Summer Meals Program provides children nutritious meals when school is not in session. Queens Library will offer summer meals from June 29th to September 4th from 1 - 2 PM at select community libraries.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

The Summer Meals Program provides children nutritious meals when school is not in session. Queens Library will offer summer meals from June 29th to September 4th from 1 - 2 PM at select community libraries.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

The Summer Meals Program provides nutritious meals to children when school is not in session. Queens Library will offer summer meals from June 29 to September 4, 1:00-2:00PM, at this location.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

The Summer Meals Program provides children nutritious meals when school is not in session. Queens Library will offer summer meals from June 29th to September 4th from 1 - 2 PM at select community libraries.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

The Summer Meals Program provides children nutritious meals when school is not in session. Queens Library will offer summer meals from June 29th to September 4th from 1 - 2 PM at select community libraries.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

The Summer Meals Program provides children nutritious meals when school is not in session. Queens Library will offer summer meals from June 29th to September 4th from 1 - 2 PM at select community libraries.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

The Summer Meals Program provides children nutritious meals when school is not in session. Queens Library will offer summer meals from June 29th to September 4th from 1 - 2 PM at select community libraries.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

The Summer Meals Program provides children nutritious meals when school is not in session. Queens Library will offer summer meals from June 29th to September 4th from 1 - 2 PM at select community libraries.


Sep
1
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

The Summer Meals Program provides children nutritious meals when school is not in session. Queens Library will offer summer meals from June 29th to September 4th from 1 - 2 PM at select community libraries.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

The Summer Meals Program provides children nutritious meals when school is not in session. Queens Library will offer summer meals from June 29th to September 4th from 1 - 2 PM at select community libraries.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

The Summer Meals Program provides children nutritious meals when school is not in session. Queens Library will offer summer meals from June 29th to September 4th from 1 - 2 PM at select community libraries.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

The Summer Meals Program provides children nutritious meals when school is not in session. Queens Library will offer summer meals from June 29th to September 4th from 1 - 2 PM at select community libraries.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

The Summer Meals Program provides children nutritious meals when school is not in session. Queens Library will offer summer meals from June 29th to September 4th from 1 - 2 PM at select community libraries.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

The Summer Meals Program provides children nutritious meals when school is not in session. Queens Library will offer summer meals from June 29th to September 4th from 1 - 2 PM at select community libraries.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

The Summer Meals Program provides children nutritious meals when school is not in session. Queens Library will offer summer meals from June 29th to September 4th from 1 - 2 PM at select community libraries.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

The Summer Meals Program provides children nutritious meals when school is not in session. Queens Library will offer summer meals from June 29th to September 4th from 1 - 2 PM at select community libraries.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

The Summer Meals Program provides children nutritious meals when school is not in session. Queens Library will offer summer meals from June 29 to September 4 from 1:00-2:00PM at select community libraries.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

The Summer Meals Program provides nutritious meals to children when school is not in session. Queens Library will offer summer meals from June 29 to September 4, 1:00-2:00PM, at this location.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
1:15PM

--to--

2:45PM

Scrabble Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Come play Scrabble, the word game that has been played for generations! Bring your own Scrabble material.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Bring your supplies and make new friends at this crafts group for adults!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Language Workshop

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

We will present information on adult language-learning.


Sep
1
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Knitting and Crochet

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Students select their own project and work on it. Basic knitting or crochet skills are required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Independent Films: Fall Series 2015

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Every Tuesday, we screen an independent, foreign or documentary film released in 2014: 9/1 - "Inherent Vice" (R); 9/8 - "Mommy" (R, in French); 9/15 - "Feast" (G, animated short) and "Salt of the Earth" (PG-13, Documentary); 9/22 - "Cesar Chavez" (PG-13); 9/29 - "Leviathan" (R, in Russian)

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Vintage Glassware

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Arlene Sigeavsky leads a discussion on collectible glassware such as milk glass. This is a teleconferenced program. First time callers should contact 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Sep
1
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Back-to-School Poster Contest

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Our “Welcome Back to School” poster contest is for children ages 6-9 and 10-13. Children will create their poster during our open lab sessions and a winner will be selected from each age group. All posters will then be displayed in the library’s art gallery.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Chess club for adults meets Monday through Friday, except holidays.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Low-Impact Aerobics

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Instructor Misty Gisonda teaches a moderate, heart-pumping workout to help burn calories and improve heart health. Be sure to bring a towel and bottle of water. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Gaming: Minecraft and Civilization

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

Defeat zombie hordes while building a paradise fit for Steve, or build an empire and rule the planet, advancing your civilization from the Stone Age to the Space Age! No preregistration is required, just bring your A game.


Sep
1
2:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

"I Love to Read" Earn-a-Star Program

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Children earn stars by reading and telling Ms. Lucy about each book they read, by reading to others, for good grades, for winning spelling bees, for coming to our current events program, for perfect attendance, for winning dojo points and for helping around the Library. The three children with the most stars each Friday may choose a toy from the toy bag. Sign up with Ms. Lucy today on the chart behind the Reference Desk!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
3:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

English Literature at Laurelton

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

Young people in grades 3-8 refine their reading and writing skills while enjoying great English literature.


Sep
1
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Interview Preparation

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 openings

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job. Now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. Preregistration is required at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for more information. Class code JR170


Sep
1
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Graphic Novel Discussion Group

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Teens will talk about graphic novels that they enjoy.


Sep
1
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Lego Builder's Club

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us and build some amazing creations.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Scrabble Club

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Scrabble Club meets every Tuesday afternoon and is for adults and teens. Space is limited; first come, first served.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Chess for All

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Chess for all is open to all who love the game. Beginners, advance and in between players are welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Summer Scrapbooking

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Have fun creating a really cool scrapbook! You'll want to make it personal to you, so bring pictures to include in it.


Sep
1
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Story and Craft Time with Ms. Lucy

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Children will hear a story and then do a craft based on it while listening to music.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Lanyard Club

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Teens and tweens make a lanyard keychain or bracelet.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
7:00AM

--to--

8:00AM

Skills Identification

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

In this competitive job market, it is vitally important to recognize your job skills and know how to market them to potential employers. In this two-part workshop, participants will learn about different types of skills, how to identify their own and how to develop keywords and accomplishment statements. The Employment Counselor will be available for individual assistance after class. For further information, please call 718-990-5102. Class code JR110


Sep
2
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Financial Coaching

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

Are financial problems causing you stress? A financial coach can help you develop the skills you need to manage money and gain financial stability, including knowing how to access, review and understand your credit report. Preregistration is required. Call 718-990-8625 to make an appointment to speak with a counselor.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Resumes

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

Make your resume the best it can be at this workshop! Participants will learn about types of resumes, how to get started, what to include and not include and tips for making a resume stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR130


Sep
2
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Prospecting for Job Leads

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

In this two-part series, participants will learn traditional and creative ways to look for jobs, and how to prepare for a job search, network for job leads and search for jobs online. The Employment Counselor will be available to offer individual assistance after class. Preregistration is required at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, please call 718-752-3700. Class code JR190

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
10:15AM

--to--

11:15AM

StayWell

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Seniors meet every Wednesday for exercise, yoga and other health-related programs.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Mobile Device Computer Classes

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Bring your Google Android or Apple IOS device and learn how to use it.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Reading time is cuddle time! Bring your infants and toddlers to our storytime, learn a song and fingerplay or two, and enjoy some play time!


Sep
2
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Adult Activity Hour

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us weekly for a variety of activities and crafts: learn to make jewelry, explore yarn crafts, paint with watercolors and play board games.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers and the Internet

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Participants will learn about basic components of the computer, computer terminology and how to navigate folders, files and programs. They will also learn Internet fundamentals, including searching for and browsing websites and creating an email account. Preregistration is required in person at the library or by calling 718-465-7355.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Family Storytime

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Toddlers ages 18-36 months listen to fingerplays, music, rhymes and stories with their parents or caregivers.


Sep
2
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Picture Book and Story Hour

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18-36 months enjoy reading and story time with their caregivers in a program interlaced with music, fingerplays and dance. Age appropriate arts and crafts end the hour of fun.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Toddler Time includes stories, fingerplays, nursery rhymes, songs, flannelboard stories, circle activities and simple crafts for ages 1-3 with a parent or other adult caregiver. This program runs every Wednesday all year long.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

What Are You Reading?

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Find out what other people are reading, and tell them what you're reading now. This is a teleconferenced discussion open to all older adults and the homebound. Call Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 to preregister.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-3 listen to stories, enjoy fingerplays, sing songs and make crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
11:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

Preschool Stories

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Preschoolers will enjoy songs, dance and storytime.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Preschoolers will enjoy finegerplays, songs, dance and crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Toddlers and their parents sing songs and do fingerplays.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Toddlers and their parents listen to stories and enjoy fingerplays and songs.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

STARs

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Senior Theater Acting Repertory presents acting with spontaneity, where you, too, can be a STAR!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Children age 5 and under, with their caregivers, join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and a simple craft.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
11:30AM

--to--

12:15PM

Genealogy

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Get hands-on instruction on how to use the Ancestry database to trace your family roots through United States census, immigration, military and other vital records.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Toddlers and their parents enjoy songs, fingerplays and simple story books together.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
12:00PM

--to--

12:30PM

Coloring Time for Toddlers

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Coloring helps develop hand-eye coordination, patience, focus and the ability to recognize color, line and shape. Our coloring time also provides some some quality quiet time for parents and their toddlers.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
12:00PM

--to--

12:30PM

Coloring Club

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Toddlers and their parents color together.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

The Summer Meals Program provides children nutritious meals when school is not in session. Queens Library will offer summer meals from June 29th to September 4th from 1 - 2 PM at select community libraries.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

The Summer Meals Program provides children nutritious meals when school is not in session. Queens Library will offer summer meals from June 29th to September 4th from 1 - 2 PM at select community libraries.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Introduction to Computers (in Spanish)

Location: Corona
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

After this workshop, you will be able to begin to take advantage of everything a computer has to offer. Topics include computer terminology, using the mouse and touchpad, basic keyboarding skills and navigating folders, files and programs in a Windows environment. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call 718-990-8625. This is an introductory class; prior computer knowledge and skills are not required. Class code CC100


Sep
2
2:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Mahjong Club

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Mahjong, anyone? Whether you're skilled at the game or have just watched from the sidelines but would like to learn to play, the Pomonok Mahjong Club, which meets Wednesday afternoons, is a great place to meet people, engage in conversation and exercise your ability to strategize.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Interview Preparation

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job. Now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after an interview. Preregistration is required at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-752-3700 for more information. Class code JR170

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interview

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 1 openings

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make mistakes before they count. You will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. To preregister, please call 718-990-8625.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

A Reptile "Edventure" with Erik Callender

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

This fun-filled educational experience gives children age 6 and up a unique opportunity to see and learn about reptiles, amphibians and even some large insects from around the world.


Sep
2
2:30PM

--to--

3:15PM

Make an Origami Crane

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 will learn to fold paper into a simple origami figure.


Sep
2
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Information Session Presented by Center for the Independence of the Disabled

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Representatives of the Center for Independence of the Disabled, in partnership with Queens Library, will describe free services it provides to people with disabilities, their family and their friends. It will also provide general information on public benefits for the disabled.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

End-of-Summer Arts and Crafts

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Children ages 4-12 will make a craft relating to summer. Parents and adult caregivers are welcome as well!


Sep
2
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Sinatra and Garland, Performed by Naomi Zeitlin

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Naomi Zeitlin performs songs made memorable by Frank Sinatra and Judy Garland, including "I've Got You Under My Skin," "The Lady Is a Tramp," "Somewhere Over the Rainbow," "The Trolley Car Song" and more.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Minecraft

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Explore the construction world with the video game Minecraft! Using blocks that you break and reconstruct, you can protect yourself against nocturnal monsters by building structures or work with other players to create wonderful and imaginative things.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Movie Afternoon

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

After a canine television star is accidentally shipped to New York City and separated from his owner, he must harness all his powers to find his way home in "Bolt" (2008, rated PG).


Sep
2
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Story Times at Murray Park in LIC

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

Join us on Wednesdays at Murray Park (weather permitting) for Toddler Story Times, courtesy of Court Square Community Library. Stories, Songs and Fun.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Word Games

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 play word games that are fun and educational.


Sep
2
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Challenge for Adults

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Cardio Challenge combines both low impact aerobics and bootcamp into one total body workout. Instructor Bona Bhatia Khullar will lead you through easy-to-follow routines to increase cardiovascular fitness, tone the body and burn calories.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Movie Night

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Join us for a family friendly movie! Snacks will be served.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
4:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

How to Read a Knitting Pattern

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Learn knitting terminology and how to read and follow patterns. Basic knitting skills are required. Please bring a ball of yarn and a pair of size 7 knitting needles.


Sep
2
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Yoga for Adults

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Wahnita King leads this yoga class for participants of all levels, focusing on bringing awareness to the body through core strengthening and total-body flexibility. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring your own mat.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
5:00PM

--to--

5:45PM

Hatha Yoga with Sandhya Kaurwar

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Hatha yoga focuses on increasing strength and flexibility. Participants will learn yoga postures along with yogic breathing exercises, yoga nidra and meditation for stress-relief and peace of mind.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Movie Night Wednesday

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

In September, we will screen the following movies, all released in 2015: 9/2 - "Far from the Madding Crowd" (PG-13); 9/9 - 6:30PM advance screening and director talk: "In the Dark"; 9/16 - "The Age of Adaline" (PG-13); 9/23 - "Little Boy" (PG-13); 9/30 - "Cinderella" (PG)

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners Word

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 11 openings

Learn how to create and save Word documents; format and edit text; copy, cut and paste items; and use Word's main functions and commands. Basic computer skills are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code CC170


Sep
3
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Mobile Device Computer Classes

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Bring your Google Android or Apple IOS device to these classes and learn how to use it.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Morning Storytime

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

We have stories, songs and fingerplays for children ages 18-36 months. Space is limited, so please preregister.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
12:15PM

--to--

2:15PM

Matinee Thursday

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Watch a newly-released film monthy at our matinee for adults!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
12:15PM

--to--

2:15PM

Blockbuster Matinee

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

In "Mad Max: Fury Road" (2015), rated R, a stark desert landscape of broken humanity gives rise to a couple of rebels attempting to restore order: Max, a man of action but few words, and Furiosa, a woman seeking to return to her childhood homeland.


Sep
3
12:30PM

--to--

1:00PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

Babies and toddlers and their caregivers are invited to join us for simple rhymes, songs and stories.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Bridge Club

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Play bridge and learn how to win!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Summer Intergenerational Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Learn how to knit and crochet this summer! Experienced adult crafters will teach their skills to youngsters and and other beginners while sharing patterns and techniques and working on their own projects. Participants should bring their own supplies.


Sep
3
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Popular Music From the '40s to '80s

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Vocalist Tony DiBetta performs classic popular songs by Frank Sinatra, Neil Diamond, Elvis, The Drifters, Bobby Darin, Lionel Richie and more.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
1:15PM

--to--

2:15PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Infants and toddlers are invited with their caregivers to join us for rhymes, songs, stories and free play.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: One Singular Sensation! Celebrating Marvin Hamlisch

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performance to your neighborhood. Enjoy Audra McDonald and other Broadway and television luminaries as they join the New York Philharmonic in a star-studded tribute to composer Marvin Hamlisch, replete with “A Chorus Line” kick line.


Sep
3
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Classic Movies @ 2:00

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

In September we will screen the following movies: 9/3 - "The Caine Mutiny" (1954); 9/10 - "The Sweet Smell of Success" (1957) (customer suggestion); 9/17 - "Some Like It Hot" (1959) (customer suggestion); 9/24 - "Golden Boy" (1939)

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Tai Chi

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

Learn and practice this gentle exercise, believed to reduce stress and promote relaxation. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

English Conversation Club

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Improve your English vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation with Lucette and Arline on Monday and Thursday afternoons, except holidays. We will talk about holidays, cooking, shopping, art, music, family and other topics of interest. Your school-aged children are welcome in the Reading Room while we meet. Call or visit the library for more information.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Recovery International

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Anxiety, fear, obsessions, anger, stress, depression: finding a way to cope is here. A Recovery International meeting is a safe, free and confidential place to get help for these issues. All are welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Anime and Manga Club

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

Watch your favorite anime titles as they're released in Japan! We've got year-round access to Funimation and Crunchyroll and are bringing you titles such as "Naruto: Shippuden," "Bleach," "Akira," "Attack on Titan," "Dragon Ball Z," "One Piece," and many more. Cosplay is optional.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

African-American History Summer Camp

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

Participants will study a collection of readings based on the lives of Americans of African heritage. They will also watch classical movies that reflect African-American experiences.


Sep
3
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Tai Chi and Qigong for Beginners

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Mirelle Netelle leads this course in basic tai chi and qigong for health and well-being.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Craft Time for Kids

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Kids choose from a variety of materials to design and create their own crafts, exercising their imaginations and increasing their confidence in their ability to make choices and decisions.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Rosh Hashanah Concert

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

This Jewish New Year concert, featuring Irene Failenbogen, is sponsored by the Friends of the Douglaston/Little Neck Community Library. All ages are invited. Light refreshments will be served. Seating is limited; first come, first served.


Sep
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Knit and Crochet Club for Kids

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Skilled and beginning knitters and crocheters meet weekly to learn new tricks and make new friends.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

A chess coach will teach the game to young people ages 5-15 and answer their questions. Materials will be provided.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Resume Workshop

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

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 and cover letter stronger. Call 718-739-4088 for more information.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Classic Film

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Tweens, teens and adults will enjoy "American Graffiti" (1973, rated PG), a classic coming-of-age comedy about a group of teenagers heading into adulthood on the last night of the summer of 1962.


Sep
3
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Computer Classes

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Adults are welcome at our classes on computer basics, Microsoft Word and the Internet. Space is limited and preregistration is required in person.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Zumba for Kids

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Kids exercise to a musical beat.


Sep
3
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Interview Preparation

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job. Now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly after an interview. Preregistration is required at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for more information. Class code JR170

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
5:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Chess Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Practice your chess skills with other adults.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
5:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Liam Neeson Film Series

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Every Thursday in September and October we will screen and discuss films starring or featuring Liam Neeson: 9/3 - "Unknown" (2011, PG-13); 9/10 - "Non-Stop" (2014, PG-13); 9/17 - "A Walk Among the Tombstones" (2014, R); 9/24 - "Krull" (1983, PG); 10/1 - "K-19: The Widowmaker" (2002, PG-13); 10/ 8 - "Battleship" (2012, PG-13); 10/15 - "The Dead Pool" (1988, R); 10/22 - "Darkman" (1990, R); 10/29 - "Seraphim Falls" (2006, R)

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
5:30PM

--to--

7:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Join us for a discussion of "The Martian" by Andy Weir. Copies are available at the Circulation Desk.


Sep
3
5:30PM

--to--

6:45PM

Family Movie Time

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Read the book, watch the movie and compare which format you like best, the first Thursday of the month! September: "Spiderwick Chronicles" (2008), rated PG; October: "Charlotte's Web" (2006), rated G; November: "Coraline" (2009), rated PG; December: "Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events" (2004), rated PG

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Quilting Club

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

The quilting history of African Americans is nearly as old as the history of our country itself, and is part of our American cultural heritage. To keep that culture alive, we are offering a quilting program for the public. Space is limited; please preregister.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Job Readiness and Computer Class with New York Cares

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

We will help participants search for jobs, fill out online applications and prepare resumes and cover letters. Participants may also practice basic computer skills and receive guidance on preparing for and following up after a job interview.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Sculpt

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Instructor Susie Nin total body workout fitness class addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen circulatory and respiratory systems. Bring a towel and bottle of water. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Learn Chinese

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Lin San teaches Chinese to beginners.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Adult Craft Hour

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Learn to crochet, knit, make jewelry, explore paper crafts and create collages at these weekly craft sessions for adults.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Haitian Creole for Beginners

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

This course is for people with little or no prior knowledge of Haitian Creole (Kreyòl). Participants will learn speaking, reading, writing, and listening comprehension within a Haitian cultural context. Core concepts of grammar, phonetics and other aspects of language structure will be covered. At the end of the course, participants will be able to conduct simple conversations in Kreyòl and write at the basic level. Space is limited.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Zumba: Dance for Your Health

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Certified Zumba instructor Lilia Rodriguez leads a Latin dance-inspired exercise and aerobics class that combines squats and lunges with hip hop, soca, samba, salsa, merengue and mambo moves.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Computer Basics

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Learn how to navigate the Queens Library website and get an introduction to typing and email.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Microsoft Word (in Bengali)

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Learn to create documents and work with tables. Part 1- Introduction to Microsoft Word; Part 2- Creating and saving documents; Part 3- Working with tables and printing. Participants should be able to use the keyboard and mouse and open and close applications, and must attend all three classes. Preregistration is required at the Cyber Center Reference Desk at 9:00AM beginning September 3 for the September course, October 3 for the October course and November 7 for the November course.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
6:15PM

--to--

7:15PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Dance Fusion for Adults

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Instructor Katwicia Desruisseaux leads a mix of dance fitness, aerobics, low-impact strength training and stretching exercises that help relieve stress. Please bring a towel and bottle of water. Space is limited. Participation is first come, first served.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Sculpt for Adults

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

This cardio-aerobics class led by Jessica Merulla includes exercises to popular music and is designed to get your heart rate up while toning and sculpting your entire body. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Job Readiness and Computer Class with New York Cares

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

We will help participants search for jobs, fill out online applications and prepare resumes and cover letters. Participants may also practice basic computer skills and receive guidance on preparing for and following up after a job interview.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
6:30PM

--to--

8:30PM

Open Mic Night

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Performers are invited to share their talents in a 5-minute presentation of poetry, written word, music, comedy or spoken word.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Introduction to Belly Dance

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Instructor Cashel Campbell discusses the history of "raqs sharqui" (belly dance), leads a mini hands-on instruction session and provides a short performance.


Sep
3
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Boot Camp

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Instructor Antoinette Jenkins leads this fun and easy total body workout class which focuses on muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health. Be sure to bring a towel and bottle of water. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
7:00PM

--to--

9:30PM

Astronomy for Everyone: The Size and Scale of the Universe

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

In this family program, participants ages 8-100 will learn about the matter and objects that make up the universe, from the very small to the very large. The program begins with a fascinating slide-and-video presentation. Weather permitting, it will then move outdoors, where participants will examine the night sky through a powerful hand-crafted telescope and view celestial objects such as the craters of the moon and the ice-crystal rings of Saturn.


Sep
3
8:00PM

--to--

9:00PM

After Hours Topical Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

this is a topical discussion group on popular culture and current events. First-time callers should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
10:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

STARs: Senior Theater Acting Repertory

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Calling all older adults! Join our galaxy of STARs and perform theatrical works at the library with a great group of people!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

English Conversation Classes

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Adults improve their English through group conversations about everyday topics.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Golden Oldies

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Marion Mango leads a discussion about classic movies. This is a teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Sep
4
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Choosing Entrepreneurship: Lead Up to StartUP!

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 7 openings

The first course of this four-part series provides an overview of the dynamic world of entrepreneurship, helping participants chart a path to success by assessing their skills, aptitudes and interests, and exploring the right type of business based on the results of these assessments. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class Code: JR310.


Sep
4
10:15AM

--to--

10:45AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 11 openings

Join Mrs. Tina for nursery rhymes, stories and fingerplays at this program for children ages 9-23 months with a parent or other adult caregiver. Space is limited. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Knitting Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

If you are looking for a place to share your "purls" of wisdom and experience, please join us! Bring your own knitting material.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join the children's librarian for picture books, music, crafts and other activities for children ages 2-4 and their caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
10:45AM

--to--

11:30AM

Preschool Storytime and Fingerplays

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-6, accompanied by their parent or other adult caregiver, are invited to listen to stories, participate in fingerplays and, on occasion, do a simple craft, every Friday in September and October.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Children age 4 and under and their parents or other adult caregivers are welcome for storytelling, music and games. This program runs every Friday (except holidays) all year long.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Computers for Beginners

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

A half hour of one-on-one computer training is available by appointment only. Participants are limited to three sessions per day. Sign up for classes at 11:00AM, 11:30AM or 12:00PM.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Toddler Time

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

Toddlers and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, songs and a simple craft.


Sep
4
11:15AM

--to--

11:45AM

Toddler Time

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 12 openings

We have stories, songs and fingerplays for children ages 2-3 1/2 years. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Moving and Grooving with Tenaria

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

This aerobics fitness class uses easy-to-follow dance steps to increase cardiovascular health and tone the body. The instructor is Tenaria Drummond-Smith.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Our upcoming selections are: 9/4 - “The Other Wes Moore” by Wes Moore; 10/2 - “The Art of Hearing Heartbeats” by Jan-Phillipp Sendker; 11/6 - “Vanessa and Her Sister” by Priya Parmar; 12/4 - “A Fine Balance” by Rohinton Mistry.
*In IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor*

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Scrabble Club

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Love this popular word game? Join us to test your skills and make new friends.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
3:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Games and Movies

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

There are card games, board games and great movies Friday afternoons this summer.


Sep
4
3:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Children's Movies

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

We screen films specifically chosen for this age level.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Movie Night

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Join us as we watch, "Wall-E" Light snacks will be provided. All ages.


Sep
4
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Game Day

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 1-6 play board games, card games and more.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Chess Club

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Practice your skills, learn new strategies and make new friends.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
3:45PM

--to--

5:45PM

Recovery International

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Do you suffer from anxiety, fear, obsessions, anger, stress or depression? Learn better ways to cope. A Recovery International meeting is a safe, free and confidential place to get help for these issues. All are welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Battle with Words Spelling Bee

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Children of all ages compete to spell the most words on their grade level. Everyone gets goodies for competing. The winner gets pizza!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Board Game Time

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 3-6 play a variety of board games.


Sep
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Video Games

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

It's video game time for teens, every Friday afternoon except holidays.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Fun Friday

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Join us for something different every week: arts and crafts, games, movies, or . . who knows? Stop in to find out!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Happy Hour

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join old friends and make new ones in the Teen Room with our new Nintendo Wii U, X Box 360 or awesome variety of board and card games, not to mention Connect Four and Jenga, which are technically none of the above!

All Teens and Tweens are welcome!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

This arts-and-crafts program is for children age 4 and up. Space is limited to 15 participants. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Knitting for Beginners

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 12 openings

Learn the basics of knitting in this 6-class series: how to cast on, knit, purl and bind off. All supplies are provided. Space is limited. Preregistration is required; preregistration for the first session will reserve space for all classes. Preregister online or call 718-990-0778.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
4:30PM

--to--

5:15PM

Kids Chess Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Children age 8 and up can learn the art of chess or master the game.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Dance Fitness

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Dance Fitness uses dance as a way to inspire teens to live healthier lifestyles. Also allowing students an outlet to build self confidence, social awareness, and promoting personal development and achievement. Dance Fitness is taught by Certified Dance Instructor, Delicia B. Davis.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Creative Ways to Dig for Job Leads

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 openings

Increase your job leads by following nontraditional approaches and cast a wider net in the employment market. To preregister, visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, please call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center. Class code JR350


Sep
8
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Email

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

Learn how to set up your own email account; send, receive and delete messages; and use different email functions.


Sep
8
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Introduction to Queens Library Databases

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

Find out what Queens Library website databases are and how they work.


Sep
8
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to the Internet

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

Learn the basics of using the Internet.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Learn basic computer skills.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
1:00PM

--to--

2:15PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Join our monthly discussion group. This month we are reading "Turn of Mind" by Alice LaPlante.


Sep
8
1:00PM

--to--

2:15PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress" by Dai Sijie.


Sep
8
1:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

New York Benefits Outreach Program

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Low income adults age 50 and up will get help applying for SNAP (food stamp) and SCRIE (Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption) benefits.


Sep
8
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

This class is for those who need to learn English in order to pursue further education, apply for jobs or increase social skills.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Identifying Your Work Skills

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 openings

In this competitive job market, it is important to know your job skills as well as be able to market these skills to potential employers. In this workshop, you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your own job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills and become aware of the most sought after job skills. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information please call 718-990-8625. Class code JR110


Sep
8
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Bingo

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We're playing bingo, and you can join in from home. This is a teleconferenced event open to older adults and the homebound. Call 718-464-0084 for bingo cards, chips and access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
2:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Open Lab

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Search for a job, receive job search assistance, edit your resume or practice your computer skills. Participants are limited to two hours of lab time. Call 718-990-0700 for more information.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

JobMap Orientation

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

JobMap is a Queens Library’s online tool that provides customized recommendations for job-search help and computer training. Learn how to use it to preregister for job-search workshops and computer-training classes, store your resume and cover letters online and get your resume reviewed online. Have a question about this class? Call 718-990-8625.


Sep
8
3:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Book Buddies

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Teen volunteers are paired with children in grades 1-6 who want to practice reading aloud or have someone read to them. Children will also participate in fun literacy games and other activities.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
3:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Our volunteer Homework Helpers offer after-school assistance to children in grades 1-6 to help them succeed in class

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Skills Identification

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

In this competitive job market, it is important to know your job skills as well as be able to market these skills to potential employers. In this workshop, you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills and become aware of the most sought job skills. Visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org to preregister. For more information, please call 718-990-8625. Class code JR110


Sep
8
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Homework help is available Monday through Thursday, except holidays, for children in grades K-6.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Lego Building Club

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

Children age 6 and up make exciting Lego creations. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Laptops for Students

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Students learn to use laptops to do homework and to search for information on the Internet.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Juvenile Craft Time

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Join us for a back-to-school craft for ages 5-8.


Sep
8
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Make It 3D!

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

Learn basic and more advanced 3D printing skills to make a phone case, bracelet, minecraft objects and more. Students will learn how to incorporate 3D design principles into 3D printing, use 3D design software to create objects and see a 3D printer in operation at this program made possible by a grant from National Grid. Make it 3D at Queens Library for Teens!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Teen Games and Snacks

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Join your friends for light snacks and classic board games in our Teen Space Conference Room, for teens in grades 7-12. Snacks are limited; first come, first served.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Laurelton Homeowners Club

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Homeowners come to share your ideas on how to make Laurelton a better community.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
7:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Small Business Workshop

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 49 openings

Turn a business idea into a business plan by learning how to create a demand for a product or service, set goals and objectives, budget and schedule, identify resources and networks, and get ready to open a business’s "doors." To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR130

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

Additional Dates


Sep
9
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Cover Letters

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 8 openings

Are you ready to apply for jobs? Does your cover letter stand out from the crowd? Make it the best possible by learning how to get started, what to include and not include, tips for making it stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR150.


Sep
9
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Resume Workshop

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 9 openings

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself for success by learning what is needed to start a job search, the locations of general and career-specific websites, and how to find and apply for jobs online safely. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for more information. Class code JR190

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

Additional Dates


Sep
9
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Financial Coaching

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 1 openings

Are financial problems causing you stress? A financial coach can assist you in developing the skills needed to manage money and gain financial stability, including accessing, reviewing and understanding your credit report. Please call 718-990-8625 to make an appointment to speak with a counselor.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
9
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Computer Class

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics of how to use the Internet and social media and work with Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher 2010 programs. A valid Queens Library card is required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
9
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Storytime

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and crafts for children up to age 4 and their caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
9
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Infants ages 6-18 months with a parent or adult caregiver learn songs and rhymes, listen to simple picture books and have a chance to meet families in the neighborhood.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
9
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Google Nexus for Beginners

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

Learn how to download e-books, music and more with the Google Nexus Tablet. Participants must have a valid Queens Library card, pin number and email address. Please arrive 15 minutes early if you must sign up for an Adobe ID.


Sep
9
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

You Be the Judge

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We discuss real court cases and verdicts at this teleconferenced program for older adults and the homebound. First-time participants must call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
9
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Toddler Time

Location: Middle Village
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 September 9, 2015
Availability: 19 openings

This storytime for children ages 18-36 months accompanied by a caregiver includes music, nursery rhymes and fingerplays. Space is limited; preregistration is required.

Middle VillageWed, Sep 16, 201511:00AM - 11:30AM
Middle VillageWed, Sep 23, 201511:00AM - 11:30AM
Middle VillageWed, Sep 30, 201511:00AM - 11:30AM
Middle VillageWed, Oct 14, 201511:00AM - 11:30AM
Middle VillageWed, Oct 21, 201511:00AM - 11:30AM
Middle VillageWed, Oct 28, 201511:00AM - 11:30AM
Middle VillageWed, Nov 18, 201511:00AM - 11:30AM
Middle VillageWed, Nov 25, 201511:00AM - 11:30AM
Middle VillageWed, Dec 9, 201511:00AM - 11:30AM
Middle VillageWed, Dec 16, 201511:00AM - 11:30AM

Sep
9
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Woodside
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.

Children ages 3-4 and their caregivers enjoy stories, songs and more.

WoodsideWed, Sep 16, 201511:30AM - 12:00PM
WoodsideWed, Sep 23, 201511:30AM - 12:00PM
WoodsideWed, Sep 30, 201511:30AM - 12:00PM
WoodsideWed, Oct 7, 201511:30AM - 12:00PM
WoodsideWed, Oct 14, 201511:30AM - 12:00PM
WoodsideWed, Oct 21, 201511:30AM - 12:00PM
WoodsideWed, Oct 28, 201511:30AM - 12:00PM
WoodsideWed, Nov 4, 201511:30AM - 12:00PM
WoodsideWed, Nov 18, 201511:30AM - 12:00PM
WoodsideWed, Nov 25, 201511:30AM - 12:00PM
WoodsideWed, Dec 2, 201511:30AM - 12:00PM
WoodsideWed, Dec 9, 201511:30AM - 12:00PM
WoodsideWed, Dec 16, 201511:30AM - 12:00PM

Sep
9
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Introduction to Computers

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Learn computer basics, such as using the mouse, keyboard, toolbar and scroll bars, and opening and closing windows. A valid Queens Library card and preregistration are required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
9
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Introduction to the Internet (in Spanish)

Location: Corona
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

After this workshop, you will have the basic skills to begin to navigate the Internet. Topics covered include terminology, how to search and use a web browser, the basic structure of a website and Internet safety. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call 718-990-8625. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code CC110


Sep
9
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: New York Philharmonic Gala with Yo-Yo Ma

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. This month, enjoy a screening of a "Live from Lincoln Center" broadcast of the New York Philharmonic, featuring music director Alan Gilbert and special guest cello soloist Yo-Yo Ma.


Sep
9
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make and learn from mistakes before they count. You will also learn how to prepare for an interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after an interview. Mock interviews will take place at the Job Readiness table. Preregistration is required at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180

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

Additional Dates


Sep
9
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Crazy Quilt Block Workshop

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

Alacia Stubbs teaches you how to create a “crazy quilt” block, so-called because pieces of random shapes and sizes are sewn together to make an abstract, non-repeating design. Preregistration is required. Materials will be provided.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
9
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Tai Chi

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 19 openings

Learn and practice this gentle exercise, believed to reduce stress and promote relaxation. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
9
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

10th Annual StartUP! Business Plan Competition

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

The Queens Economic Development Corporation’s 10th Annual Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition begins in September 2015. The competition gives entrepreneurs a chance to strengthen their business knowledge, learn about business trends and gain insights into starting and growing a business while also introducing them to the vast resources available to them at Queens Library. Learn more at these information sessions and watch for more news about classes starting in October.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
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Sep
9
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Snack and Chat

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Children and teens can bring and consume their own snacks and drinks in the Meeting Room before tackling their homework. Sorry, but hot food is not permitted.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
9
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Coffee with a Cop

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Do you have questions, concerns or thoughts you want to share about local policing? Stop by the library on the second Wednesday of the month for coffee and a chat with Officer Kevin Campbell, Community Affairs, 101 Precinct.


Sep
9
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Teen Talk

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Young people ages 13-19 laugh, talk, share and learn while discussing social issues and all things affecting teens.

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

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Sep
9
3:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Movie Afternoon

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "Focus" (2015), rated R, starring Will Smith.


Sep
9
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Drum Workshop

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Make some noise in this hands-on drum and percussion workshop with professional musician Tony Genovese!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
9
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Composting

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 openings

Queens Botanical Garden will host an expert from the New York City Compost Project who will present information about indoor and outdoor composting, what and why to compost, the decomposition process and compost troubleshooting. Preregistration is required by calling the library at 718-225-8414 or online at www.queenslibrary.org/events.


Sep
9
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Children's Knitting Club

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

A member of our adult Knit and Crochet Club will teach children age 8 and up how to knit. Space is limited; preregistration is required. Supplies are also limited, and participants are encouraged to bring their own.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
9
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Wednesday Crafts

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

This crafts-and-designs program is for children age 3 and Up. Preregistration with the Children's Librarian is strongly encouraged.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
9
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Hatha Yoga With Sandhya Kaurwar

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Hatha yoga focuses on increasing strength and flexibility. Participants will learn yoga postures along with yogic breathing exercises, yoga nidra and meditation for stress-relief and peace of mind.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
9
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Computers for Beginners (in Spanish)

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

Learn how to turn on a computer and write an email. Participants must attend all three classes. Preregistration is required for the Central Library session in person at the Cyber Center Reference Desk or by telephone at 718-990-0967 beginning Wednesday, September 2 at 9:00 a.m. Preregistration is required for the Flushing session in person at the Cyber Center or by telephone at 718-661-1280 beginning Saturday, October 3 at 9:00 am.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
9
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

Advance Screening of Horror Movie "In the Dark” with David Spaltro and Kayla Leasure

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Award-winning filmmaker and screenwriter David Spaltro, whose other credits include “The Cat’s Cradle” (2014), “Things I Don’t Understand” (2012) and “…Around” (2008), will present an advance screening of his new horror movie, “In the Dark” (2015), adapted from Gothic horror novelist Steven Peck's "A Short Stay in Hell.” A question-and-answer session with Spaltro and Kalya Leasure, a principal actress in the film, will follow the screening.


Sep
10
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Twitter

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 21 openings

Learn about Twitter, an online social networking service that allows you to connect instantly to what's most important to you. You’ll learn how you can “follow” your friends, experts and favorite celebrities and receive breaking news, job posting notifications and more. Basic computer skills and a valid email address are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code CC130.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Intermediate Word

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 11 openings

Build upon your basic knowledge of Microsoft Word in this intermediate workshop. Learn how to format your Word document; Insert tables and charts; format bibliographies; and insert headers and footers. Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Word required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code: CC200


Sep
10
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Share patterns and techniques or just have a friendly chat while working on your projects. Please bring your own supplies.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: Richard Tucker Centennial Opera Gala

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. This screening of the 2013 Gala celebrates in high style the centennial of the birth of beloved tenor Richard Tucker, with performances from many of the world's greatest voices.


Sep
10
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Improving Your Life through Meditation

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Join psychotherapist Renate Lanotte, MS, LCSW, and learn the many benefits of meditation and how it can positively impact your life.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Tai Chi and Qigong for Beginners

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Mirelle Netelle leads this course in basic tai chi and qigong for health and well-being.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

French Language Workshop

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children will learn basic French grammar and vocabulary.


Sep
10
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Yvonne Short Presents Art with Legos

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

Children will learn about some of the great Lego artists and designers, how they use layering to create their work and what effects the laws of physics have on Lego constructions. They will build animals, such as minecraft cows, out of Legos and will work together to create objects on a larger scale.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Creative Writing for Teens

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Is the next bestseller stuck between doodles in your notebook? At our creative writing workshop, you can share your work with other teens aspiring to write the next "Hunger Games," "Divergent" or "insert your book title here"!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

African-American History Club

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

Teen history lovers will learn about important events in African-American history.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Craft Time

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Join us for a back-to-school craft for ages 9-12.


Sep
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Science Fun

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 have fun doing exciting science activities.


Sep
10
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Kids' Movie Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

We will screen a variety of children's movies Thursday afternoons in July.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Thursday Crafternoon

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Children age 5 and up can make full use of their creative talents and create something beautiful and original to take home! Preregistration is not required, but space is limited.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Kids Club

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 3-6 enjoy various activities together.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
5:00PM

--to--

6:15PM

Queens Stamp Club

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Philatelists meet to discuss their hobby.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: Kristin Chenoweth - The Dames of Broadway...All of 'Em!!!

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. In this screening, Broadway and television star Kristin Chenoweth offers a fond salute to the great ladies of Broadway.


Sep
10
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Corona Community Health and Prevention Series (in Spanish)

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

This series is presented in collaboration with ACQC. 9/10: Sexually Transmitted Infections; 10/8: HIV/AIDS; 11/12: Hepatitis C

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
5:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Game Night

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Play Wii games and board games after school, or just relax and hang out with your friends.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Meditation Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Experienced or beginner, join the club and share breathing exercises and meditation techniques that may help to reduce stress.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
5:30PM

--to--

7:00PM

Preparing for Homeownership (in Spanish)

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Those contemplating buying their own house will hear about important issues to consider before purchasing: the responsibility of home ownership, the real costs of buying and owning a house, and
how to increase their ability to borrow.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Night Book Club

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

The selection for September is "The Narrow Road to the Deep North" by Richard Flanagan. The selection for October is "Euphoria" by Lily King.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Boot Camp

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Instructor Kiersten Clay provides a total body workout that addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health. Please bring a towel and bottle of water. Space is limited. Participation is first come, first served.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Introduction to Computers

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 21 openings

After this workshop, you will be able to take advantage of everything computers have to offer. Topics covered include computer terminology, using the mouse and touchpad, basic keyboarding skills, and navigating computer folders, files and programs in a Windows environment. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call 718-990-8625. This is an introductory computer class; prior computer knowledge and skills are not required. Class code CC100

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Introduction to Computers

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Participants will be introduced to the hardware and software of a computer system as well as the basic steps of usage.


Sep
10
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Tech Thursdays

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Join us to explore the basics of computers, from typing skills to Microsoft Office programs, animation and more!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Documentary Film Screening and Discussion

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Director Stuart Hersh screens his acclaimed documentary, "More than a Singer," about the music of the synagogue and the religious role of the cantors who sing it. Cantor Irene Failenbogen will give a demonstration.


Sep
10
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Total Body Conditioning for Adults

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Instructor Catalina Thomas combines body-weight strength training, low impact aerobics and active stretching to great music. Participants should wear loose clothing and sneakers and bring an exercise mat or large towel and a bottle of water. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Aerobics for Adults

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Instructor Leidilin Ramnarine leads this moderate, heart-pumping workout that combines strength and toning exercises to help burn calories and improve heart health. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
6:45PM

--to--

7:45PM

Sahaja Yoga Meditation

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

Instructor Tina Chau teaches participants how to relax using the mind to create a profound deep and inner peace.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
11
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Popular Music of the 40s and 50s

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Danielle Cordovez of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts leads a discussion on music of the 40s and 50s. This is a teleconferenced event. First-time callers should contact 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Sep
11
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Setting Up Your Business: Lead Up to StartUP!

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 11 openings

In this second course of a four-part series, students will be guided through the elements needed to set up a business and begin operating it. The course will cover writing a winning business plan, legal structuring and other preliminaries. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class Code: JR310.


Sep
11
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Salary Negotiations

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 openings

In this workshop, you will begin to navigate online job applications swiftly and efficiently by learning how to register and build an employment profile on a job site, apply to online job postings and upload your resume to an online application. Basic computer skills and an email account are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call (718) 990-8625 for additional information. Class code JR160

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

Additional Dates


Sep
11
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Eat Light, Eat Right

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

At these open discussions and recipe swaps, participants will bring, share and exchange their favorite recipes for invigorating, simple summer meals. Let's support each other in our goal of optimal health!


Sep
11
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Time

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18-36 months and their caregivers make a simple craft, listen to stories and sing songs.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
11
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Infants and toddlers ages birth to 17 months accompanied by a parent or caregiver have fun exploring nursery rhymes, music and movement, and sharing books and playtime.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
11
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Toddler Learning Center

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

Toddler Learning Center is a five-session preschool play group that offers learning opportunities to parents or caregivers. Professionals from fields such as nutrition, physical fitness, speech therapy and child psychology speak with the adults, make simple referrals and give advice while children play.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
11
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: Jason Isbell - Moving Forward

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. In this screening, Jason Isbell and his band stay true to their southern roots and display his exquisite songwriting.


Sep
11
1:00PM

--to--

2:15PM

English Conversation Classes

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Adults improve their English through group conversations about everyday topics.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
11
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Moving for Life: Dance Exercise for Cancer Survivors

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Moving for Life is a joyous movement program that combines music and dance to help alleviate side effects associated with cancer treatment and post-treatment, including fatigue, weight changes, lymphedema and joint or bone pain. This program is open to all cancer survivors. Call Tamara at 718-990-5197 for more information. The program will be held at Queens Cancer Center, 82-68 164 Street, Jamaica, in Room A-540.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
11
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Board Games

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

We have loads of popular board games for children to play.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
11
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

TLA: Teen Leadership Academy

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

TLA is a series of workshops designed to instill leadership skills in our youth. There will be motivational speakers, leadership exercises, small group sessions, interactive workshops, interviews with business professionals and an end-of-year recognition ceremony.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
11
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Game Time

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Teens play chess and other games that test their knowledge and skills.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
11
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Connect Four Tournament

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Think you're the best Connect Four player walking? Join us at our tournament and see!


Sep
11
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Magic Show

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Jeremy the Magician will amaze you with his magic, then teach you how to perform simple tricks.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
11
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Board Games and Chess

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-12 are invited to play a variety of board games, including chess, Candy Land, Monopoly and many more.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
12
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Microsoft Excel (in Spanish)

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

Learn how to create a worksheet and perform calculations. Participants should be familiar with computer use, and must attend all sessions. Preregistration for the Flushing session is required at the Cyber Center Reference Desk or by telephone at 718-661-1280 beginning 9/12 at 9:00AM. Preregistration for the Langston Hughes session is required in person at the Reference Desk beginning 10/3 at 10:00AM.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
12
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Teen volunteers help children in grades K-6 with their school assignments.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
12
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Saturday Morning Storytime

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Regardless of whether it's hot, cold or raining, a good storytime is the perfect reason to leave the house and head to the library. We offer great stories and literacy activities for children age 5 and under.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
12
10:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Fresh Meadows Poets

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Local poets meet to discuss and critique their work.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
12
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Students ages 6-18 can get homework help at the library Saturdays between 11:00AM and 2:00PM.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
12
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

The Art of Thinking Positively

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Swami Radheswarananda, Hardik Sevak and Serita Babulal, of Divya Jyoti Jagrati Kendra, teach meditation and how to understand and harness the mind's positive energy to attain true peace and sustaining happiness.


Sep
12
11:00AM

--to--

4:00PM

Discovery Day Street Fair

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

We invite our community to check out the Children’s Library Discovery Center at our fourth annual Discovery Day street fair. Celebrate with us as we explore the wonders of science! Dazzle your senses, amaze your mind, and play with possibilities! There will be activities for all ages. Come play with us!


Sep
12
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Family Storytime

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Rise and shine and head to the library for 30 minutes of stories and songs! For children of all ages and their caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
12
1:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Introduction to the Internet

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 19 openings

After this workshop, you will have the basic skills to begin to navigate the Internet. Topics covered include terminology, how to search and use a web browser, the basic structure of a website and Internet safety. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call 718-990-8625. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code CC110

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

Additional Dates


Sep
12
1:00PM

--to--

1:45PM

Art Saturdays: Ages 6-9

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

In 12 themed sessions of creative exercises, children ages 6-9 will explore the art of expressive drawing.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
12
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

A Concert in Memory of 9/11

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The Peace of Heart Choir is a volunteer New York City group that came together shortly after the tragedy of 9/11. Its aim is to promote healing, diversity, community bonding and mutual understanding through music. This performance will include the selections "Give Us Hope," "Let There Be Peace on Earth," "Pieces of the World," "The Water Is Wide," "One Day" and more.


Sep
12
2:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Painting Workshop: Paint in the Style of Matisse

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 6 openings

Artist and professor Donna Davis will lead a painting workshop exploring the art of Henri Matisse. All materials, including acrylic paints and canvas, will be supplied. Space is limited. Preregister online or by calling 718-990-0728.


Sep
12
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children and teens, age 8 and up, learn the basics of chess or improve their game.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
12
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Microsoft Word (in Spanish)

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

Learn how to create a document and work with tables. Participants should have basic computer skills and must attend all three classes. Preregistration for the Langston Hughes session is required in person at the Reference Desk beginning Saturday, September 12 at 10:00AM. Preregistration for the Central Library session is required in person at the Cyber Center Reference Desk, or by telephone at 718-990-0967, beginning Wednesday, October 7 at 9:00AM.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
12
2:00PM

--to--

2:45PM

Art Saturdays: Ages 8-10

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Join us for a series of creative exercises that make drawing fun! Every session of this 12-class series for ages 8-10 explores a different drawing theme.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
12
2:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Film Screening

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

On the second and fourth Saturday of each mouth we screen featured films for adults. Film titles will be announced in the monthly branch calendar.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
12
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Violinist Akiko Kobayashi Plays Works of Bach, Mozart and Grieg

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

New York-born violinist Akiko Kobayashi performs classical works for solo violin.


Sep
12
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

A Celebration of Brazilian Independence Day with Quarteto Moderno

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Quarteto Moderno is a contemporary Brazilian jazz ensemble featuring guitarist, vocalist and composer Richard Boukas. Performing primary Brazilian genres, including samba, choro, baião, frevo, maracatu, marcha and guarânia, the group's repertoire ranges from Boukas’s original compositions to interpretations of legendary Brazilian composers. Boukas is joined by the heralded young saxophonist Lucas Pino and Brazilian all-stars Gustavo Amarante on bass and Maurício Zottarelli on drums.


Sep
12
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

SocaBelly

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Taught by instructor Cashel Campbell, SocaBelly, a fusion of belly dance and soca/calypso movements and music, provides an aerobic workout and incorporates a carnival theme .

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

Additional Dates


Sep
12
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

The Duplication of Chinese Rare Books

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

One of the features of Chinese culture is its long and rich history of bookmaking. In a way, Chinese classics exist because of books. However, these books are extremely rare and valuable and therefore not in circulation. Recent efforts have been made to produce highly accurate duplicates of these books so that more readers can access and enjoy their richness. This lecture by Professor Taiping Chen will talk discuss the processtopic. *In IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor*


Sep
13
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Quintet of the Americas Presents "Another Realm": Unusual Music Combinations

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Quintet of the Americas will perform music combining Western music with that of China, Latin America and Africa. The flute, oboe, clarinet, French horn and bassoon quintet will be joined by electronics, harp, mbira (African thumb piano) and Latin American folk rattles and flutes. Zimbabwean master mbira player Chartwell Dutiro is the featured guest artist.


Sep
13
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

A Sunday Afternoon with the Cool Modern and Classic Jazz Vocals of Pauline Jean

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Pauline Jean is a Haitian-American composer, arranger, vocalist and rising international jazz star whose dazzling vocal and compositional creativity blends Kreyòl roots with modern and classic jazz. Her distinct, rich contralto and exceptionally inventive interpretations make her an instant favorite with audiences of all ages. Free tickets available at http://pauline-jean.eventbrite.com


Sep
14
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Motivating Mondays- Job Search Group

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Looking for a job is one of the most stressful activities we have to do. But you don't have to do it by yourself. Come join your fellow job seekers for tea, cookies, stress relief techniques, and networking

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
10:00AM

--to--

10:30AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Infants age 30 months and under enjoy 1/2 hour of nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays and simple picture books.
Ages: Newborn - 30 months

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Vegan Mommy Time

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Would you like to get your family to try more vegan lifestyle options? If so, come to Vegan Mommy Time, where you can learn how to make your your own non-toxic household cleaners, explore vegan options at your favorite fast food chains, create and learn about green crafts to do with kids, make appealing vegan meals for your family and much more!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
10:00AM

--to--

3:00PM

Rochdale Village ALC Fall 2015 Registration

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

The Adult Learning Center offer courses to those age 17 and older. Among the classes are beginning, intermediate and advanced ESOL, ABE, pre-HSE, citizenship and computer skills. Space is limited. Preregistration, in person, is on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring a photo ID or a bill with your name and address. For more information, call 718-723-7662

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
10:30AM

--to--

11:45AM

Citizen Preparedness Corps Workshop

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

New York State is offering a two-hour training session to residents to provide them with the tools and resources to prepare for a disaster, respond accordingly and recover as quickly as possible.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Mother Goose

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-18 months are invited to join us for nursery rhymes, books and singing. Caregivers must be present.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Computers for Adults

Location: Cambria Heights
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 September 14, 2015
Availability: 5 openings

Learn how to type letters and send them to family and friends. Topics covered include typing,
navigating the Internet, creating an email account,uploading and downloading documents and pictures and using the flash drive. Preregistration is required.

Cambria HeightsMon, Sep 21, 201511:00AM - 12:30PM
Cambria HeightsMon, Sep 28, 201511:00AM - 12:30PM

Sep
14
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children ages 19 months to 3 years old are invited to join us for singing, storytime and dancing. A parent or caregiver must be present.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

Infants and toddlers ages 3-17 months enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, movement games and toys while their parents or adult caregivers socialize, make friends and share parenting tips. Everyone has fun!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Bring your supplies and make new friends at this crafts group for adults!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
12:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Chess and Dominoes Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Learn how to play chess and dominoes. We welcome players of all skill levels, including absolute beginners.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Dance Fitness

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Instructor Shirlyn Diego-Lucas teaches easy-to-follow dance steps to increase cardiovascular fitness and tone your body. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

JobMap Orientation

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

JobMap is Queens Library’s online tool that provides customized recommendations for job search help and computer training. Learn how to use it to preregister for job search workshops and computer training classes, store your resumes and cover letters online and get your resume reviewed online. For more information call 718-634-4784.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Computer Boot Camp

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Learn how to create and use an email account and use a computer to search the Queens Library catalog and the Internet. You will learn Internet terminology, use of web browsers, the basic structure of a website search and how to search the Internet safety. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop.


Sep
14
1:00PM

--to--

2:15PM

Skype a Crossword Puzzle

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We solve the puzzle together using your home computer and Skype. This Mail-a-Book program is open to all older adults and the homebound. Preregistration is required by calling 718-464-0084.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Korean Book Club

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Do you enjoy reading? Have you read a good book lately? Share your reading experiences at the Korean Book Club!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Watercolor Club

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Adults meet to paint and explore the medium of watercolor.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Skills Identification

Location: Arverne
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

In this competitive job market, it is vitally important to know your job skills and be able to market them to potential employers. In this workshop, you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your own job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, and market your job skills to prospective employers. Call 718-634-4784 for more information. Class code JR110


Sep
14
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Monday Matinee

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

"Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" (2014, rated PG) is a family comedy based on the children's book by Judith Viorst.


Sep
14
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Full Body Fitness

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Instructor Evelyn Matos teaches aerobic, anaerobic and everyday exercises designed to develop agility, resistance, strength and mental and physical well-being. Be sure to bring a towel and bottle of water. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Chess Club for Kids

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Why chess? Chess is a universal game that teaches strategy, patience, focus, and anticipating and understanding the consequences of actions. Plus, it's a lot of fun!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Take Care of Your Teeth!

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Kids will learn about good dental hygiene so they can keep their smiles beautiful!


Sep
14
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Classic Movie Mondays

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Our September classics are: 9/14 - "Duck Soup" (1933); 9/21 - "To Kill a Mockingbird" (1962); 9/28 - "Sunset Boulevard" (1950)

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Back-to-School Extravaganza

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Do you need to borrow materials from the library for school assignments but owe too many fines on your library card? Help is on the way! For any children’s or tween library event you attend during the program, you will earn a $20 Library Buck Voucher. Each voucher can be used towards reducing your outstanding fine. Some programs may require preregistration. You may preregister for and attend more than one program to earn more than one Library Buck Voucher.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Queens Library for Teens Presents Sciencetellers

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

Sciencetellers teaches science through stories featuring interactive and explosive experiments with dry ice, fog, smoke-filled bubbles, flying rockets and more. Enjoy a spectacular adventure and be swept away to a world only science can explain, in a program made possible by a grant from National Grid.


Sep
14
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Adults, teens and kids of all levels are welcome. Bring your own yarn, needles and ideas. Space is limited. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
3:30PM

--to--

4:15PM

Animals Alive

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Learn about and visit with an assortment of animals from Alley Pond Environmental Center.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
3:45PM

--to--

4:45PM

Gentle Yoga

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Relax with gentle yoga taught by Mirelle Netelle!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Queens Memory in Woodhaven

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Share your Queens memories and get those family photos digitized for free! The Queens Memory team will scan your photographs, postcards and other memorabilia and save them to a thumb drive you can take home. Bring your materials and stories and expect to learn something new about your neighborhood! This program will be in English and Spanish.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Drawing for Teens

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

A professional artist will teach teens basic drawing skills and about artists' materials and how to use them. Students of all levels are welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Crafternoon

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Children and teens explore their artistic side, using a variety of media, including fabrics.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Ready Readers

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Children in grades K-2 listen to stories and engage in other literacy activities.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Drawing for Teens

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

A professional artist will teach teens basic drawing skills and about artists' materials and how to use them. Students of all levels are welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Engineer a Solar-Powered Car

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Build a car that’s run by the sun, test it and watch it go! So how fast you can make something go without fossil fuels or electric wires!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Hot Button Current Events Circle for Kids with Ms. Lucy

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Children ages 8-12 will exchange views on current hot news topics and learn how to use the Internet safely to research the news. Snacks will be served to participants.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Creative Writing Workshop

Location: Middle Village
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 September 14, 2015
Availability: 7 openings

At this creative writing workshop for children ages 8-12, all supplies will be provided except imagination. Please bring that! Space is limited and preregistration is required.

Middle VillageMon, Sep 21, 20154:00PM - 5:00PM
Middle VillageMon, Sep 28, 20154:00PM - 5:00PM
Middle VillageMon, Oct 5, 20154:00PM - 5:00PM
Middle VillageMon, Oct 19, 20154:00PM - 5:00PM
Middle VillageMon, Oct 26, 20154:00PM - 5:00PM

Sep
14
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Math Club

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

Math club is for kids who love math and kids who want to get better at it. Students in grades 3-5 gather to share their experiences, tackle math puzzles and problems, and help each other improve their math skills.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Play chess every Monday! All ages and levels are welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
5:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Resumes

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

Make your resume the best it can be at this workshop! Participants will learn about types of resumes, how to get started, what to include and not include and tips for making a resume stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR130


Sep
14
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Color Me Calm

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Touted as a therapeutic source of creativity and relaxation, coloring is being rediscovered by adults everywhere. Together, we will color, listen to relaxing background sounds and de-stress. Coloring pages and color pencils will be provided. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Family Board Games

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

Childen ages 6-12 and their families are invited to join us for classic board games and puzzles.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

New York Cares Presents Computers for Beginners

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics: how to open an email account, navigate the Internet and use Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel programs.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Open Mic Night

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Poets, writers, musicians, comedians, orators and everyone else are invited to share their talents onstage once a month.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Boot Camp for Adults

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Instructor Ronald Williams provides a total body workout that addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health. Please bring a towel and bottle of water. Space is limited. Participation is first come, first served.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Introduction to Latin Dance

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Teacher Davin McLeod instructs participants on Latin dance styles, from merenge to salsa and more. Space is limited. Participation is on first-come, first-served basis.


Sep
14
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Booker T. Washington and Africa

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 44 openings

Dr. Tyrene Wright, author of "Booker T. Washington and Africa," will discuss Washington's evolution as a Pan-Africanist, and his clandestine role in African affairs.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Painting Poems: An Exhibition of New Work by Mollie Hosmer-Dillard

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Meet artist Mollie Hosmer-Dillard for the opening of her exhibit, a talk about her artistic vision and a guided tour of her work.


Sep
14
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Understanding Alzheimer's Disease (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

In this workshop you will learn what Alzheimer’s disease is, what the warning signs and treatments of the disease are, why early diagnosis is important and how the Alzheimer’s Association can help you.


Sep
14
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Meet Arthur Browne, Author of "One Righteous Man"

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

In "One Righteous Man: Samuel Battle and the Shattering of the Color Line in New York," prize-winning journalist Arthur Browne reveals the drama and impact that marked the ascension of Samuel Jesse Battle from house servant and luggage porter to first black cop, first black sergeant and ultimately, first black lieutenant in the New York City Police Department. Books will be available for sale and signing.


Sep
14
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Tenant Rights in Rent Controlled, Rent Stabilized and Unregulated Apartments

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Central Astoria LDC, which provides housing advice and assistance to the public, presents a workshop on tenant and landlord responsibilities; basic rights of tenants; rent, rent increases and rent surcharges; and complaint forms and procedures.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Chess Club

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Players age 8 and up learn chess and compete against each other. All experience levels are welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
6:15PM

--to--

7:15PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Sculpt for Adults

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Instructor Saunique Gee combines fast-paced cardio conditioning with classic strength movements to keep your heart rate up, burn fat and build lean muscle. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Ballroom Dancing with Jing Chen

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Jing Chen studied ballroom dance at the school founded by internationally acclaimed dancers Mr. and Mrs. Lu Ming Da. Mr. Chen is a skilled instructor who will give lessons in ballroom basics for beginners and offer training for more advanced students.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Latin Aerobics

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Instructor Maria Jarrys teaches Latin Aerobics, a fusion of Latin music and dance themes like salsa, merengue, bachata, reggaeton and samba! Be sure to bring a towel and bottle of water. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

New York Cares Presents Computers for Beginners

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics: how to open an email account, navigate the Internet and use Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel programs.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Join us for a discussion of "The Dinner" by Herman Koch.


Sep
14
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Moving for Life

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Moving for Life incorporates gentle dance and yoga accompanied by different types of music to accentuate the body-mind connection.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Belly-Cise!

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Instructor Cashel Campbell combines a heart-healthy aerobic workout with the fun of belly dance in an exercise program that's great for all levels.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
6:30PM

--to--

8:30PM

Business Financing Roadmap (in Bengali)

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Whether you are just starting up or expanding an existing business, this course will help you learn about credit and financing opportunities for your small business and will provide insight into what lenders are looking for in the current credit environment so you can be prepared when applying for financing.


Sep
14
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Journal-Writing Workshop

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

There’s nothing more relaxing and expressive than recording thoughts, feelings and opinions informally in a personal journal. Join us for a 6-session journal-writing workshop and extend your creativity by writing! Preregistration is required for each session. 9/14: A Sentence a Day; 9/21: Picture Journal; 9/28: Scrapbook Journal; 10/5: Habit Journal; 10/19: Dream Journal; 10/29: 5 Good Things

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
6:45PM

--to--

7:45PM

ShapeUp NYC: Zumba for Adults

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Instructor Tanya Gonzalez-Jorge teaches this fusion of Latin, international and popular music dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting and effective fitness workout. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. The program runs through December on Monday evenings at 6:30PM, starting July 22.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
15
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Skills Identification

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

Knowing your marketable skills is critical in various aspects of job searching. In this class you will learn about the 3 skills sets wanted by employers (job-related, self-management, transferable) and the importance of building a marketable skills triangle. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR110.


Sep
15
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Free Security Guard Training Information Session

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Queens Library is offering free 8 Hour (Pre-Assignment) & 16 Hour (On the Job Training) for Security Guard. Find out more information for the program at this Information Session!


Sep
15
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Microsoft Word for Beginners

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 11 openings

Learn the fundamentals. Participants should have basic computer skills. Preregistration is required at the Cyber Center.


Sep
15
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Introduction to Computers

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics of using the computer, including how to log on and off, use the keyboard and mouse, open and close windows, and navigate the Internet.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
15
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Using Email

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Learn how to attach and retrieve documents to and from your emails.


Sep
15
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Facebook

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

Learn about Facebook and create your own account!


Sep
15
1:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Registration for Job Search and Technology Training at Laurelton Community Library

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Are you looking for a new or better job? Register for a special training program brought to you by Queens Library and the Consortium for Worker Education to provide FREE job search and technology training classes. Once qualified participants have completed training, they will be referred for FREE job placement or additional training.


Sep
15
1:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Preregistration for Rochdale Village ALC

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

The Rochdale Village Adult Learning Center offers beginning, intermediate and advanced ESOL, pre-HSE, citizenship, ABE and computer classes for adults age 17 and older. Space is limited. You must preregister in person on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring a photo ID or a bill with your full name and address to the registration site. For more information call 718-723-7662.


Sep
15
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Family Movie Day

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

It's a school holiday! Relax with a movie! We will screen "Strange Magic" (2015), rated PG.


Sep
15
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Ask the Pharmacist

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Pharmacist Chung-Shien Lee will help you understand more about the medications you're taking and why, and give tips on how to remember to take them. This is a teleconferenced event. First time callers should contact 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Sep
15
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Tuesday Matinee

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Join us for an afternoon film. More specific information will be posted at the branch.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
15
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Day-Off Cinema

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Watch a movie on your day off! 9/15 - "Despicable Me 2" (2013), rated PG; 9/23 - "Cinderella" (2015), rated PG; 9/24 - "Monkey Kingdom (2015), rated G.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
15
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Book Buddies

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

The librarian will read some stories aloud. Then we will then break into small groups and the older children will read to the younger in this program for ages 3-12.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
15
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Family Movies

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Everyone in the family can enjoy these films: 9/15 - "The Pirate Fairy" (2014), rated G; 9/23 and 24 - "Cinderella" (2015), rated PG


Sep
15
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

WeChat Public Platform (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Zhemiao Chen, of the law office of Jiali Pan and Associates, PLLC, will speak about the advertising uses of the messaging and calling app WeChat and the proper way to use it to avoid legal risk. There will be a question-and-answer session following the presentation.


Sep
15
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Queens Library for Teens Presents Crystalmania

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

We're turning Queens Library for Teens into a rock candy lab! Learn secrets of molecules by creating rock candy from snowflakes at a program made possible by a grant from National Grid.


Sep
15
3:15PM

--to--

5:00PM

English Conversation Club

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

Improve your English conversation skills, vocabulary, pronunciation and grammar! Our group is recommended for advanced English-language learners, and preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
15
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Interview Preparation

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job. Now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after an interview. Preregistration is required at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for more information. Class code JR170


Sep
15
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Nail Arts

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Teens will turn their fingernails into works of art.


Sep
15
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Game Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Play a variety of traditional board games Tuesdays after school!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
15
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Spelling Bee Preparation and Practice

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Hear ye, hear ye! It's time to get ready for the LIC Spelling Bee for grades 3-4 and 5-6! The two winners of the October 15 bee will be eligible to participate in the final Spelling Bee at Central Library in April 2016. If you would like to participate, please sign up at the Children's Desk. Practice sessions will be held Tuesday afternoons until the October bee.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
16
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Interview Preparation

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

The interview is the most important part of a job search. Find out the 10 toughest interview questions and how to answer them, and learn new strategies to employ at your next interview. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR170


Sep
16
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Mistake-Free Interviewing

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 openings

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job…now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly after the interview. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625 for more information. Class code JR170

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

Additional Dates


Sep
16
10:00AM

--to--

10:30AM

Toddler Time

Location: Sunnyside
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.

We have stories, songs and fingerplays for children ages 19 months to 3 years. Preregistration is required.

SunnysideWed, Sep 23, 201510:00AM - 10:30AM
SunnysideWed, Sep 30, 201510:00AM - 10:30AM
SunnysideWed, Oct 7, 201510:00AM - 10:30AM
SunnysideWed, Oct 14, 201510:00AM - 10:30AM
SunnysideWed, Oct 21, 201510:00AM - 10:30AM

Sep
16
10:00AM

--to--

4:00PM

Free Job-Search Help and Technology Training

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

This is your opportunity to register for a series of workshops designed to help you find and keep a job. Participants who attend these workshops will be eligible for assistance with job placement from Jobs to Build On partner organizations. You must register in person at the time and location specified.


Sep
16
10:15AM

--to--

10:45AM

Mother Goose Time

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

Children ages 7-23 months enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
16
10:15AM

--to--

10:45AM

Toddler Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Preschoolers ages 2 1/2 and up enjoy 1/2 hour of songs, stories, fingerplays and movement activities.
Ages: 21/2 -4

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

Additional Dates


Sep
16
10:15AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Music

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Children sing songs, dance, play with percussion instruments, and do a craft. Ages 1 - 3. Caregiver must attend.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
16
10:15AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mommy or Daddy and Me

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

A lap-sit for parents and their babies. Simple rhymes, songs, and stories. Ages birth - 1 year. Caregiver must attend.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
16
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

JobMap Orientation

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

JobMap is Queens Library’s online tool that provides customized recommendations for job search help and computer training. Learn how to use it to preregister for job search workshops and computer training classes, store your resumes and cover letters online and get your resume reviewed online. For more information call the Job Information Center at 718-990-8625.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
16
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Toddler Time

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Preschoolers are invited for 45 minutes of stories, songs, fingerplays and circle time. A parent or other adult caregiver must accompany each child.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
16
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Time

Location: Woodside
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.

Children ages 1-2 and their caregivers enjoy stories, songs and more.

WoodsideWed, Sep 23, 201510:30AM - 11:00AM
WoodsideWed, Sep 30, 201510:30AM - 11:00AM

Sep
16
11:00AM

--to--

5:00PM

Knit and Crochet for a Cause

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

Experienced handcrafters, bring your knitting needles or crochet hooks and make beanies for premature babies! Come between 11:00AM and 5:00PM and stay as long as you can. Yarn will be provided. All completed hats will be donated to Bellevue Hospital.


Sep
16
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

The Poet in You

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Tap into your natural ability to enjoy and create original poetry in this teleconferenced discussion group. First-time participants, please call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
16
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

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

Children ages 2-4 listen to stories, sing songs and have fun. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
16
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays for infants up to age 23 months. Each child must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Space is limited.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
16
11:30AM

--to--

12:15PM

Bilingual Storytime (in English and Spanish)

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

Toddlers and their caregivers enjoy songs, finger rhymes, stories and more and this weekly program. Please call before you come.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
16
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Toddlers ages 2-4 and a parent or other caregiver will enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and movement. Space is limited.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
16
11:30AM

--to--

1:30PM

Skills Identification

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

In this competitive job market, it is important to know your job skills as well as be able to market these skills to potential employers. In this workshop, you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills and become aware of the most sought job skills. Visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org to preregister. For more information, please call 718-990-8625. Class code JR110

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

Additional Dates


Sep
16
12:30PM

--to--

1:15PM

Preschool Fingerplays and Storytime

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-6, accompanied by their parent or other adult caregiver, listen to stories, participate in fingerplays and, on occasion, do a simple craft.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
16
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Introduction to Email (in Spanish)

Location: Corona
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

In this introductory workshop, you will learn how to create an email account, log on, navigate your email account, send and receive email messages and attach documents. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org, in person at the Job Information Center or by telephone at 718-990-8625. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code CC120


Sep
16
1:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Free Job-Search Help and Technology Training

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

This is your opportunity to register for a series of workshops designed to help you find and keep a job. Participants who attend these workshops will be eligible for assistance with job placement from Jobs to Build On partner organizations. You must register in person at the specified times and location.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
16
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Join a book discussion about "Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail" by Cheryl Strayed.


Sep
16
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Health Chat for Seniors: Mindful Meditation

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Joseph Diamond, MD, of North Shore LIJ Health System, will explain how to use guided meditation to relax at this month's health topic for older adults, presented by Naturally Occurring Retirement Community Without Walls (NORC WOW). Blood pressure screenings will be available from 1:30-1:45PM.


Sep
16
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Adult Book Discussion

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Join us as we discuss, "Moby Dick," by Herman Melville.


Sep
16
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Movie Matinee

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

In "Home" (2015, rated PG), an alien in search of his missing family meets an adventurous girl who assists in the quest. Jim Parsons and Rihanna voice the main characters.


Sep
16
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Spelling Bee

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Kids in grades 1-6 compete to see who spells best.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
16
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Making Jewelry from Fabric

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Phyllis Ger demonstrates how to use fabric in making designer jewelry for any occasion


Sep
16
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Diabetes 101

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Learn about diabetes prevention and management at a program presented in collaboration with the Janet and John Raggio Nephrology Institute of North Shore LIJ Health System.


Sep
16
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Lego Building Club

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 1-6 have fun being creative with Legos!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
16
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen Book Talks

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Are you sick of only reading the books assigned at school? Join us to learn about great books! We will watch book trailers and discuss books in every genre and style. Copies of the books will be available to check out.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
16
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Science Club

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Our youth librarian guides science lovers in grade 5-8 through science projects.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
16
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Simple Science Wednesdays

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

Teens and children age 8 and up do fun science experiments and learn a little in the process.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
16
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teasers and Twisters

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 1-6 get a mental workout figuring out our brainteasers and pronouncing our zany tongue twisters!


Sep
16
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

We will discuss Liane Moriarty's "The Husband's Secret."


Sep
16
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Fun with Franee the Clown

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Tee Jay Francois brings stories to life with puppets, magic and audience participation, in a comedic, interactive show for kids of all ages.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
16
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Elementary and Intermediate Korean

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

Elementary Korean, which meets at 4:00PM, teaches the Korean alphabet using a method that enables non-Korean speakers to read independently in a short time, and encourages learning through repetition of daily expressions, with a cultural component providing insights into Korea and its society. Intermediate Korean, at 5:00PM, covers phonetics, syntax and vocabulary, with a focus on reading, listening, speaking and writing, and an overview of classical Korean literature.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
16
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Answering Questions about Child Support

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

The New York City Office of Child Support Enforcement is holding an informational session to explain how child support is determined and collected. Representatives will answer questions about the child-support process and will offer assistance to help manage child-support payments.


Sep
16
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

Life Skills Seminar (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Find out about Medicaid and Medicare billing, fee waivers for naturalization and senior benefits.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
17
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners Excel

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 9 openings

Improve your productivity with Microsoft Excel. Learn what a spreadsheet is and how to navigate it, create workbooks, enter and edit data, and create charts and graphs. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills are required. Class code CC180.


Sep
17
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Facebook

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 22 openings

Learn how to use the social media site Facebook to stay in touch with loved ones, keep up with the news and leverage your network for your job search. We will help you set up a Facebook account and answer questions about it. Basic computer knowledge, Internet skills and a valid email account are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code CC130

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

Additional Dates


Sep
17
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

OSHA Job Training Information Session: Construction

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Queens Library is offering free classes for 10-hour and 30-hour OSHA training for the construction trades. Find out more and preregister for the program at this Information Session!


Sep
17
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Book Discussion Goup

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

The Book Discussion Group meets on the third Thursday of every month. Pick up a copy of this month's selection at the Circulation Desk and join us!


Sep
17
12:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Preregistration for Rochdale Village ALC

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

The Rochdale Village Adult Learning Center offers beginning, intermediate and advanced ESOL, pre-HSE, citizenship, ABE and computer classes for adults age 17 and older. Space is limited. You must preregister in person on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring a photo ID or a bill with your full name and address to the registration site. For more information call 718-723-7662.


Sep
17
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

The time is the 1940s and the place is the New York City waterfront, a gritty world of corruption, violence and organized crime. We will explore it with this month's book selection, "Dark Harbor: The War for the New York Waterfront," by Nathan Ward


Sep
17
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Draw Manga with Eric Cheung

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Artist Eric Cheung teaches teens and tweens basic techniques for drawing manga characters.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
17
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

September Craft

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

Join us for a fun craft and related story for children ages 4-8. Children age 4 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.


Sep
17
5:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Open Lab

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Do you need more time to finish a letter or fill out an online application? Do you want to create an email account? Do you simply want time to read emails? At our Open Lab sessions you can use a laptop to complete these tasks.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
17
5:45PM

--to--

7:15PM

Superfoods: Healthy and Delicious Eating Plans for Families (in Spanish)

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Nutritionist Christina Camacho will present recipes and tips on how to incorporate nutrient-packed "superfoods" into your meals and snacks, and how to introduce them to your family.


Sep
17
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Fall Classical Sing-Along Concert with Young Student Artists

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Enjoy a piano performance of famous classical tunes! Learn the history and meaning of each piece, and hear how composers translate non-musical ideas into music. *In Auditorium, Lower Level*


Sep
17
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

A Classical Concert with Gennady Kupisok

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Multi-instrumentalist Gennady Kupisok performs classical works, accompanied by Ilya Ishchenko on piano.


Sep
17
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Country Divas: From the '90s to the Present

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Naomi Zeitlin performs the music of Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Shania Twain, Faith Hill, Brandi Carlile, Martina McBride, the Dixie Chicks, the Judds and Trisha Yearwood.


Sep
17
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Beginners' Word

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

Make your documents stand out with Microsoft Word. In this beginners class, you will learn how to create and save Word documents; format and edit text; copy, cut, and paste items; and use the basic functions and commands of Word. Basic computer skills required. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call 718-990-8625. Class code: CC170

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

Additional Dates


Sep
17
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

Psychic Medium

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Professional intuitive and psychic medium Emily Stroia will give a talk on communicating with the afterlife and developing your own psychic and mediumship abilities. There will be short readings on the subject at the end of the talk, if people are interested.


Sep
17
6:30PM

--to--

7:45PM

Victory Over Violence Dramatic Presentation and Talk with Exhibit

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Victory Over Violence (VOV) is a movement for peace based on respect, self-awareness and person-to-person discussion about the roots of violence and how to overcome violence at every level of our lives. Through a 12-panel exhibit, dramatic presentation and discussion, we'll explore our potential for peace and see how we can positively change ourselves and the world around us. Dramatic presentations and discussions will be held September 17 and 24; the exhibit will be on view September 17-24.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
17
8:00PM

--to--

9:00PM

After Hours: A Short Story Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Bonnie Sue Pokorny moderates this teleconferenced evening short-story discussion group. First-time callers, please contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers and to receive a copy of the story we will be discussing.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
18
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Bizarre and Unique Holidays

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We will discuss unique and different holidays celebrated in various locales. This is a teleconferenced program. First-time callers should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Sep
18
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Marketing- Become an Expert: Lead Up to StartUP!

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

This is the third course in our four-part series. In this course we will explore the exciting world of marketing and learn the tried and tested models for success and explore technologies that are best suited for marketing your business. However, fundamental to success in marketing is understanding the customers you are serving and developing a story and message that they love. To register or for additional information call 718-990-8625.Class Code: JR310.


Sep
18
10:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Rochdale Village ALC Fall 2015 Registration at South Jamaica - ALP

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

FREE CLASSES
Fall 2015
FOR ADULTS (ADULTS 17 YEARS AND OLDER)
ESOL (Beg., Inter., & Adv.), ABE, Pre-HSE, Citizenship & Computer
SPACE IS LIMITED
REGISTER IN PERSON
ON A FIRST-COME FIRST-SERVE BASIS
Please bring a photo ID
and/or a bill with your name & address.
For more information call 718-723-7662.


Sep
18
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Movie Day

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Join us on selected Fridays as we show the newest and hottest releases: 9/18 - "Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2" (2015), rated PG; 9/25 - "5 Flights Up" (2015), rated PG-13

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

Additional Dates


Sep
18
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Preschool Storytime

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2 1/2 through 4 years, with their parent or other adult caregiver, listen to stories, sing songs, learn fingerplay rhymes and color pictures. Preregistration is required, in person or by phone, beginning September 1.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
18
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Baby and Me

Location: Woodside
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.

Children age 1 and under are invited with their caregivers to listen to stories and enjoy rhymes and music.

WoodsideFri, Sep 25, 201510:30AM - 11:00AM
WoodsideFri, Oct 2, 201510:30AM - 11:00AM
WoodsideFri, Oct 9, 201510:30AM - 11:00AM
WoodsideFri, Oct 16, 201510:30AM - 11:00AM

Sep
18
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Infants and their caregivers are invited to join us for 45 minutes of bouncing rhymes, songs, puppets and circle time.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
18
11:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

Story Time

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

There will be picture books, fingerplays and coloring for children ages 2-5. Please preregister with the Children's Librarian.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
18
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

There are stories, songs and rhymes for infants ages 6-18 months.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
18
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Skills Identification

Location: Arverne
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

In this competitive job market, it is vitally important to know your job skills and be able to market them to potential employers. In this workshop, you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your own job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, and market your job skills to prospective employers. Call 718-634-4784 for more information. Class code JR110


Sep
18
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Board Games

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Children in grades K-6 are invited to play board games and make new friends.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
18
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Board Game Time

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 3-6 enjoy a variety of fun board games.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
18
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Board Games

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 play board games such as Scrabble, Monopoly Junior, Battleship, chess and checkers.


Sep
18
5:00PM

--to--

5:45PM

Yoga for Kids

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Classes are taught by a certified yoga instructor.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
18
7:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

King Solomon Hicks Band of Brothers: From Gospel, Blues and Jazz to R&B and Funk

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Listen to the tale of how the blues got sanctified on a Sunday morning after some gospel, sophisticated on a Monday after some jazz in Harlem and funky after some soulful R&B on the midnight train to Georgia. Hear Bill Withers' "Use Me," James Brown’s "I Feel Good," B.B. King’s "The Thrill Is Gone," Michael Jackson’s "The Way You Make Me Feel" and more.


Sep
19
10:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Social Dance

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Learn line and ballroom dances in this course for adults.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
19
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

STEM Toddler Time

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

It's no secret that toddlers love toys, but what many parents may not realize is that toys can augment science, technology, engineering and math learning. Join us to find out how at our STEM-related play and storytime for children ages 2-5 and their parents.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
19
10:00AM

--to--

2:00PM

Preregistration for Rochdale Village ALC

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

The Rochdale Village Adult Learning Center offers beginning, intermediate and advanced ESOL, pre-HSE, citizenship, ABE and computer classes for adults age 17 and older. Space is limited. You must preregister in person on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring a photo ID or a bill with your full name and address to the registration site. For more information, call 718-723-7662.


Sep
19
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Hispanic Heritage Festival: Prepare Mexican Dishes and Enjoy the Music of Spain and Latin America

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

11:00 a.m.: Learn to make tostadas and tamales*; 1:00 p.m.: Guillermo and Gabriel Ariza perform rumba flamenca; 3:00 p.m.: David Cedeño’s Orchestra plays salsa hits. *First come, first served; materials are limited; participants are welcome to sample food prepared but Queens Library is not responsible for any allergic reactions or illnesses as result.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
19
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Foundation for Fighting Blindness

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

This networking group is an opportunity for those with retinal disease, or the sighted supporter of someone who has it, to share experiences, learn about research development and meet others with the same condition. All are welcome.


Sep
19
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Plastic Weaving

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Artist Nancy Rakoczy and the Queens Arts Intervention lead a creative event on the Outdoor Plaza. Participants will help weave discarded plastic bags and tablecloths on a giant loom and cut the resulting "cloth" into a shape that reflects the conflict between nature and the environment. Bring plastic bags to feed the machine! In case of rain, the program will take place in Rooms C&D, Lower Level.


Sep
19
1:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Intermediate Word

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 openings

Build upon your basic knowledge of Microsoft Word in this intermediate workshop. Learn how to format Word documents and bibliographies and insert tables, charts, headers and footers. Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Word are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code CC200

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

Additional Dates


Sep
19
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

QL International Resource Center Presents Marimba Music from Guatemala

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

For centuries, traditional Guatemalan music has been played on the marimba. The popular melodies, sentimental harmonies and dance rhythms played on it reflect the African, native American and Creole roots of this Central American nation’s colonial heritage. Come and enjoy the enchanting music of the past and present played by Lira Huehueteca and Osman Martinez, Artistic Director.
*In Auditorium, Lower Level*


Sep
19
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with the Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. This month, enjoy a festive all-Mozart program featuring the exquisite Piano Trio in B-flat major, K. 502; the charming Horn Quintet in E-flat major, K. 407; and the exuberant Viola Quintet in C major.


Sep
19
2:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Meet Ginger Adams Otis, Author of "Firefight"

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Veteran reporter Ginger Adams Otis examines the struggle of black firefighters to integrate the FDNY and shares the stories of the black men and women who battled to join New York's Bravest. Members of the Vulcan Society, the fraternal organization of black firefighters who sued the FDNY for discrimination, will be on hand to discuss their experiences. Books will be available for sale and signing.


Sep
19
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Hola! Kids Learn Spanish

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Children will learn to speak and read Spanish using the fun, interactive website "Oh Noah!"


Sep
19
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

Vocalist Abby Powell

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Enjoy the singing of Abby Powell, who has performed on the operatic and world recital stages and been praised by "The New York Times" as a vocalist of "solid and youthful" tone.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
19
2:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Saturday Movie Matinee

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

Deckard Shaw seeks to avenge his brother in "Furious Seven" (2015), rated PG-13.


Sep
19
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Violinist Akiko Kobayashi

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

New York-born violinist Akiko Kobayashi performs the works of Telemann, Kreisler, Ysaye and Bach.


Sep
19
2:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

SHSAT Practice Exam with the Princeton Review

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Take this free, full-length practice test to find out how you might score on the real thing! Your personalized score report pinpointing your strengths and weaknesses will help you know what to focus on as you prep. You must preregister at http://tinyurl.com/TPR-SHSAT or by calling 646-362-0628, and include the following event numbers: Central - 261333; Bayside - 261334; Bellerose - 261455; Cambria Heights - 261358; North Hills - 261354; Fresh Meadows - 261379; Glen Oaks - 261382.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
19
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Battle with Words Spelling Bee

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Children will get words on their grade level to spell correctly. The winner will receive pizza. Treats will be distributed to everyone else who made an effort.


Sep
19
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Caring for a Person with a Memory Problem (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The Alzheimer’s Association, New York City Chapter, offers a monthly support group in Mandarin Chinese for people caring for a person with Alzheimer’s or any of the other dementias. Our support group is a secure and safe place to share your experiences.


Sep
19
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Seven-String Swing Songs of the Swing Era

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Guitar and vocal jazz duo Carol and Ed Nicodemi perform selections from the Swing Era.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
19
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Steps to Self-Publishing

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Local author Joseph Cognard walks you through some self-publishing hurdles and gives insights on whether to self-publish or use a publishing house.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
19
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

A Tribute to the Music of Stevie Wonder, Curtis Mayfield and John Legend

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Pop and jazz vocalist Cody Childs performs classics of soul legends Curtis Mayfield, Stevie Wonder and neo-soul artist John Legend.


Sep
20
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

QL International Resource Center Presents Arirang: Traditional Music and Dance from Korea

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The Hong Dance and Music Company brings to life folk tales of Old Korea in this music and dance performance. *in Auditorium, Lower Level*


Sep
20
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

An Autumn Celebration with the Artistry of Jazzmeia Horne

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Jazzmeia Horne is a First Prize-Winner of the Sarah Vaughan International Vocal Competition and a rising star in the vanguard of the new generation of women jazz singers. Her repertoire includes original compositions and her own arrangements of jazz standards, Negro spirituals and hymns. Free tickets are available at http://jazzmeia.eventbrite.com.


Sep
21
10:00AM

--to--

5:00PM

Defensive Driving Workshop

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

This AARP course is open to anyone with a driver's license. The fee is $20 for AARP members (membership card required) and $25 for non-members, paid by check or money order. To preregister, call the instructor at 718-479-8914.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
21
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Email

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 18 openings

In this introductory workshop, you will learn the fundamentals of using email such as how to create an email account, log on, navigate your email account, send and receive email messages, and attach documents. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code: CC120.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
21
10:00AM

--to--

10:30AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Infants and toddlers ages 3-17 months enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, movement games, and toys while their parents or adult caregivers socialize, make friends and share parenting tips. Everyone has fun!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
21
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Writing Workshop: Share Your Memories

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Kathy Cohen leads this 4-session teleconferenced writing workshop. Learn basics, tips and techniques of memoir writing and share writing assignments, thoughts and ideas. First-time callers should contact 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
21
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Computer Class: Intro to Computers/Internet

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Basic information turn on/off, use the keyboard, tower, monitor, keyboard, mouse, click & drag, drop, right click, cursor Internet: Learn the basics of searching and browsing the web and how to type a web site address. First come first serve LIMITED SEAT


Sep
21
12:00PM

--to--

1:30PM

Resume Workshop

Location: Arverne
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 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 and stronger. Call 718-634-4784 for more information.


Sep
21
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

Poetry Club

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Let's read and discuss great poetry together!


Sep
21
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Job Search Strategies

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself for success! In this workshop you will learn about general and career-specific websites and how to find and apply for jobs online safely, create an account at a major job search website, post your resume online and email a resume. Call 718-990-8625 for more information. Class code JR100

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

Additional Dates


Sep
21
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Movie Time

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

A British soldier played by Jack O'Connell seeks sanctuary after being mistakenly left behind by his unit in Belfast during the 1971 riots, in "'71" (2014), rated R.


Sep
21
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Interview Preparation

Location: Arverne
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job. Now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after an interview. Preregistration is required at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-634-4784 for more information. Class code JR170


Sep
21
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Broadway Show Tunes

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

William Gati performs classic Broadway show tunes on the piano, including “Fiddler on the Roof," “I Dreamed a Dream,” "All I Ask of You” and more.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
21
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Find the Hidden Artist in You

Location: Broadway
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 7 openings

Artist Doug LeBlang shares tips and techniques in this painting workshop for adults of all ages. No art experience is necessary. Preregistration is required. Space is limited and materials are available for up to 15 people.


Sep
21
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Online Job Applications

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Online job applications have become the standard for applying to many jobs and they can be difficult to navigate if you’re not prepared. Learn to identify common online application sections and prepare information for them to make applying online easier and more successful. Call 718-990-8625 for more information.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
21
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Cover Letter Workshop

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Make your cover letter the best that it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn how to get started, types of cover letters, what to include and not include and tips for making a cover letter stronger. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information call 718-990-8625. Class code JR130

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

Additional Dates


Sep
21
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Study Hall

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

School-age children can get help with homework and reading and, if there is interest, participate in book discussions or reading circles.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
21
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Family Storytime

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 4-8 will hear stories and sing songs.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
21
4:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Skills Identification

Location: Astoria
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 September 21, 2015
Availability: 16 openings

In this competitive job market, it is vitally important to know your job skills and how to market them to potential employers. In this two-part workshop, participants will learn about different types of skills, how to identify their own and how to develop keywords and accomplishment statements. The Employment Counselor will be available for individual assistance after class. For further information, please call 718-990-5102. Class code JR110

AstoriaMon, Sep 28, 20154:00PM - 8:00PM

Sep
21
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children of school age will work on a different project each week.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
21
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for book discussions and light refreshments on the third Monday of the month from 9/21 to 12/21 at 4 pm. We will be reading A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler, The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat by Edward Kelsey Moore, The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin, and The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman. Pick up copies at Hollis Library about 4 weeks before each meeting. Bring your opinions, your reactions and criticisms to share with the group!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
21
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Lego Club

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Kids will have fun exploring building different structures with Legos, blocks, and magna-tiles while developing important spatial and coordination skills.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
21
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Join us on selected Mondays to discuss the latest book selection. This month's selection is "Stand Your Ground" by Victoria Christopher Murray.


Sep
21
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Queens Memory in St. Albans

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Share your Queens memories and get those family photos digitized for free! The Queens Memory team will scan your photographs, postcards and other memorabilia and save them to a thumb drive you can take home. Bring your materials and stories and expect to learn something new about your neighborhood!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
21
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Starting and Running a Small Business

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Learn helpful tips for turning a hobby or skills into a business and find out where to obtain free resources to help plan a business.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
21
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

A Tribute to the Finer Dinah

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Jazz vocalist Keisha St. Joan recreates the vocal stylings of Dinah Washington with such memorable selections as “What a Difference a Day Makes,” “This Bitter Earth,” “Unforgettable,” “I Won’t Cry Anymore” and many others.


Sep
21
6:00PM

--to--

7:15PM

Game Night: Jeopardy!

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Children ages 7-12 will challenge each other on topics such as movies and television shows, superheroes, sports and geography.


Sep
21
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

Life, Love and Loss: A Spiritual Perspective

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Licensed mental health professional and self-published author Kathleen Crews-Hall will discuss the positive and negative aspects of life, love and loss from a clinical and spiritual perspective.


Sep
22
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Skills Identification

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

There are over 400 transferable skills that can show employers a worker's added value, but that job seekers often fail to mention about themselves. Learn to identify some of these skills in yourself! To preregister, visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR110


Sep
22
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Excel

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

Learn how to create spreadsheets and tables and use formulas. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are necessary. Preregistration is required by phone or in person at the Cyber Center Desk. For details, please call 718-990-0769.


Sep
22
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Internet for Beginners

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics of navigating the Internet. Participants should know how to use a computer keyboard and mouse. Preregistration and a valid Queens Library card are required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
22
1:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Skills Identification

Location: Laurelton
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 September 22, 2015
Availability: 16 openings

In this competitive job market, it is vitally important to know your job skills and how to market these skills to potential employers. In this two-part workshop, participants will learn about different types of skills, how to identify their own and how to develop keywords and accomplishment statements. The Employment Counselor will be available for individual assistance after class. For further information, please call 718-990-5102. Class code JR110


Sep
22
1:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Skills Identification

Location: Ridgewood
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 September 22, 2015
Availability: 16 openings

In this competitive job market, it is vitally important to know your job skills and how to market these skills to potential employers. In this two-part workshop, participants will learn about different types of skills, how to identify their own and how to develop keywords and accomplishment statements. The Employment Counselor will be available for individual assistance after class. For further information, please call 718-990-5102. Class code JR110

RidgewoodTue, Sep 29, 20151:00PM - 4:00PM

Sep
22
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Protect Yourself against Frauds and Scams

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

A representative of the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs talks about common frauds and scams and how to protect against them. This is a teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Sep
22
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children work on crafts projects together.


Sep
22
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

JobMap Orientation

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

JobMap is a Queens Library’s online tool that provides customized recommendations for job-search help and computer training. Learn how to use it to preregister for job-search workshops and computer-training classes, store your resume and cover letters online and get your resume reviewed online. Have a question about this class? Call 718-990-8625.


Sep
22
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Skills Identification

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

In this competitive job market, it is important to know your job skills as well as be able to market these skills to potential employers. In this workshop, you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills and become aware of the most sought job skills. Visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org to preregister. For more information, please call 718-990-8625. Class code JR110


Sep
22
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Autumn Art Exploration

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Celebrate the beginning of fall with exciting art activities!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
22
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Newspaper Club

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

If you are ages 8-15 and enjoy writing or drawing, join the newspaper club and contribute to a local newspaper!


Sep
22
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Math Skills

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 practice their math skills by completing puzzles and worksheets.


Sep
23
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mistake-Free Interviewing

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job…now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly afterwards. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR170


Sep
23
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Computers for Beginners

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

Adults will learn the basics of computer use. Preregistration and a valid Queens Library card are required.


Sep
23
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Chit Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Chit chat and make friends over the phone. This is a teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First time callers should call Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Sep
23
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Skills Identification

Location: Arverne
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

In this competitive job market, it is vitally important to know your job skills and be able to market them to potential employers. In this workshop, you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your own job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, and market your job skills to prospective employers. Call 718-634-4784 for more information. Class code JR110


Sep
23
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Infants ages 6-17 months and their caregivers join us for nursery rhymes, songs, lap bounces, stories, toys and movement games.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
23
12:00PM

--to--

12:30PM

Toddler Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18 months to 3 years enjoy storytime with books, exercise and songs.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
23
12:30PM

--to--

1:00PM

Craft and Play Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Toddlers play with toys and work on easy crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
23
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Bingo

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Older adults are invited to join us for an afternoon of fun playing bingo. Prizes will be awarded. Bring your friends!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
23
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Beginners' Word (in Spanish)

Location: Corona
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Learn how to create and save Word documents; format and edit text; copy, cut and paste items; and use Word's basic functions and commands. Basic computer skills are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code CC170


Sep
23
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Circle of Security Parenting Class

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

The Circle of Security parenting class, provided by Jamaica Southeast Queens Healthy Start, in partnership with Families on the Move of New York City, targets caregivers of children under age 5. The goal of the 8-week course is to help parents increase their awareness of their children’s needs and learn how to respond to them.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
23
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

We meet once a month to read and discuss a great book. 6/17: "The Silent Sister," by Diane Chamberlain; 7/22: "The Girl Who Came Home," by Hazel Gaynor; 8/19: "The Story Hour," by Thrity Umrigar; 9/23: "Everything I Never Told You," by Celeste Ng; 10/21: "A Spool of Blue Thread," by Anne Tyler; 11/18: "The Girl on the Train," by Paula Hawkins

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

Additional Dates


Sep
23
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Typing Workshop

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children will learn how to create documents with Microsoft Word and do research using the Internet.


Sep
23
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Family Movie Day

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

It's a school holiday! Relax with a movie! We will screen "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2" (2013), rated PG.


Sep
23
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Family Film

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

The fairy tale comes to life in "Cinderella" (2015, rated PG), a live action movie that is fun for the entire family.


Sep
23
2:30PM

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3:30PM

The Bubble Gum Workshop

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

Explore and discuss the flexible properties of bubble gum but, most importantly, learn how to make it yourself at a program made possible by a grant from National Grid. It's a great way to pop into science!


Sep
23
4:30PM

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6:00PM

Bookbusters Discussion and Drawing Workshop

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 4-6 will read, discuss and create caricatures of characters in "Just My Rotten Luck" by James Patterson.


Sep
23
5:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Skills Identification

Location: Central Library
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 September 23, 2015
Availability: 16 openings

In this competitive job market, it is vitally important to know your job skills and how to market these skills to potential employers. In this two-part workshop, participants will learn about different types of skills, how to identify their own and how to develop keywords and accomplishment statements. The Employment Counselor will be available for individual assistance after class. For further information, please call 718-990-5102. Class code JR110

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Sep
23
6:30PM

--to--

8:30PM

Financing Roadmap for Businesses (in Korean)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

Whether you are just starting up or expanding an existing business, this course will help you learn about credit and financing opportunities for your small business. Additionally, the course will give insight on what lenders are looking for in the current credit environment so you can be prepared when applying for financing. Class Code: JR310.


Sep
23
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: "New York Philharmonic Opening Gala with Itzhak Perlman"

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with the Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. This month, world-renowned violinist Itzhak Perlman joins the Philharmonic to perform his personal favorites.


Sep
24
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Getting More from Your Google Account

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 21 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. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code CC240

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

Additional Dates


Sep
24
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Hepatitis B (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

As part of the Community Health Education Partnership series, board-certified gastrointestinal specialist Dr. Michael Li will explain the causes of hepatitis B and its route of infection. If you have suffered from hepatitis B or have concerns about how to deal with this disease, your questions will be answered here.


Sep
24
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

We meet on the last Thursday of each month and discuss a different novel at each meeting.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
24
12:00PM

--to--

1:30PM

Resume Workshop

Location: Arverne
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 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 718-634-4784 for more information.


Sep
24
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Interview Preparation

Location: Arverne
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job. Now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly after an interview. Preregistration is required at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Call 718-634-4784. Class Code: JR170.


Sep
24
2:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Permanent Opportunity: You Have a Green Card; Get More! (in English and Spanish)

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

If you have your green card, you might be ready to get the full benefits of citizenship, which will allow you to vote in your next local, state and national elections as well as enjoy many other opportunities.


Sep
24
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Maker Thursdays

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Explore the modern take on traditional DIY culture as we work on electronics, crafts and more!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
24
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Movie Matinee

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Join us as we watch "Funny Face." Refreshments will be provided.


Sep
24
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Afternoon Movie

Location: Maspeth
Registration: Not required

Join us for "Aloha" (2015, rated PG-13), starring Bradley Cooper, Rachel McAdams and Emma Stone.


Sep
24
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Intermediate Excel

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

Improve your productivity and boost your basic knowledge of Excel. Topics covered include; a review of the basics, creating and manipulating tables, and using formulas and functions. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills and knowledge of excel are required. Class Code: CC210


Sep
24
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Create-o-Rama

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

We will read "Roberto the Insect Architect," by Nina Laden, and build our own bugs with pipe cleaners, straws and beads, at this program for children in grades 1-6.


Sep
24
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Sports Talk

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

We will have meaningful conversations about the effect sports have on society as well as exploring and discussing different aspects of the sports world.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
24
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Book Discussion Group for Boys

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 openings

Join Mrs. Tina to discuss "Mistakes That Worked: 40 Familiar Inventions and How They Came to Be" by Charlotte Foltz Jones. Please read the book before the meeting date. Participation will count toward the Read Down Your Fines program. Preregistration is required.


Sep
24
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Jewelry-Making Workshop

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Kids and teens will learn how to create beaded jewelry and will explore different jewelry designs and techniques.


Sep
24
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: Patina Miller

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. Enjoy Patina Miller in her first concert special, featuring music ranging from R&B classics to the best of Broadway.


Sep
24
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

College Admissions Workshop

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

College-bound students, and their parents, will find out everything they need to know about today’s highly competitive college admission process, including how to determine the best college fit, differentiate themselves from other applicants and maximize admission and scholarship potential.


Sep
24
5:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Family Film Night

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

Families are invited to join us for a showing of the Pixar film "Toy Story."


Sep
24
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption" by Laura Hillenbrand.


Sep
24
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

East Meets West with Pianist Hannah Hsu Wang and Violinist Raymond Malone

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Western music merges with the Far Eastern sounds of Taiwan, China, Korea and Japan in a chamber performance by Hannah Hsu Wang, who has appeared at Alice Tully Hall, Merkin Concert Hall, the Toronto Arts Center and at many other venues around the world, and Raymond Malone, who had his Carnegie Hall debut while still in high school and his European debut at Philharmonic Hall in Berlin under Herbert Von Karajan.


Sep
24
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

A Classical Concert with Dr. Gennady Kupisok, Clarinet, and Dr. Olga Gurevich, Keyboard

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Classical works by Chopin, Brahms, Scarlatti, Tchaikovsky and Rimsky-Korsakov, among others, will be performed.


Sep
24
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Anesthesia and You: What to Expect When Having Surgery

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Dr. Sandhya Malhotra, of the Global Physicians Network Foundation, will discuss what to expect from medical procedures and how to prepare for them to optimize your health before and after surgery.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
24
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

The Ongoing Struggle for Civil Rights: 1870-Present

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Louise Dente and William Seraile will present a lecture and discussion on the history of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States from 1870 to the present.


Sep
24
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Introduction to Email

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 24 openings

In this introductory workshop, you will learn the fundamentals of using email: how to create an email account, log on, navigate your email account, send and receive email messages, and attach documents. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code CC120


Sep
24
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: Audra McDonald in Concert - "Go Back Home"

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. In this month's screening, five-time Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald performs favorites from her album "Go Back Home."


Sep
25
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Chit Chat and STARs Performance

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Chat and make friends over the phone, then enjoy scenes from classic plays performed by Senior Theater Acting Repertory. This is a teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
25
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Social Media for Your Business: "Lead Up to StartUP!"

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

This is the fourth course in our four-part series. Learn which social sites are best for you. Learn strategies to becoming successful in social media for your business. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class Code: JR310.


Sep
25
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Networking

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 openings

Networking is the development of professional relationships. In today’s job market, it is one of the best ways to find a job. Through networking, you can exchange information with others about job opportunities, interesting organizations, or up and coming industries. Learn about the basics of networking in this workshop. Class code: JR190. To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
25
10:15AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Time

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Songs, stories, nursery rhymes and a coloring page. Ages 18 mos-3 yrs. Caregiver must attend.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
25
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Family Place Playtime

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children age 3 and under, with their caregivers, have fun, play games and learn.


Sep
25
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: Melissa Hughes

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. Rising star soprano Melissa Hughes offers a recital of solos works written for her by close contemporaries and her own interpretations of popular songs.


Sep
25
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: One Singular Sensation! Celebrating Marvin Hamlisch

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performance to your neighborhood. Enjoy Audra McDonald and other Broadway and television luminaries as they join the New York Philharmonic in a star-studded tribute to composer Marvin Hamlisch, replete with “A Chorus Line” kick line.


Sep
25
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Paint a Mural

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Use brushes, sticks and other materials to paint a mural representing a theme of your choice.


Sep
25
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Build a Robotic Hand

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Give yourself a hand - a robotic one! Author Kathy Ceceri will give kids ages 7-12 a taste of some robotic engineering. Space is limited; tickets will be available at the door prior to the program. *in Multipurpose Room*


Sep
25
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Jewelry Making

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Teens learn to make beautiful jewelry. Materials will be provided.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
25
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Amazing Readers Kids' Book Club

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 8-12 will discuss John David Anderson's "Sidekicked" at this session of Amazing Readers. Participation will count toward the Read Down Your Fines program.


Sep
25
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Video Game Day

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Once a month, we celebrate the end of a busy week at school by playing video games. Join us, and let's all have some fun.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
25
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Arts & Scraps

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

Traditional and non-traditional art materials will be provided for children (ages 5 and up) to explore their creativity during an open-ended arts activity. Space is limited and preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
25
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Play Picture Bingo

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-10 years play the fun and simple game of picture bingo.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
25
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Game Day

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Play one of our many board games for children of all ages.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
26
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners' Excel

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

Learn what a spreadsheet is and how to navigate it, create workbooks, enter and edit data, and create charts and graphs. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills are required. Class code CC180.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
26
1:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Intermediate Excel

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

Improve your productivity and boost your basic knowledge of Excel. Topics covered include; a review of the basics, creating and manipulating tables, and using formulas and functions. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills and knowledge of excel are required. Class Code: CC210

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

Additional Dates


Sep
26
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Reading Is Grand! Sharing Our Stories

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Elders of the African-American community talk about their youth with children ages 5-12, describing what libraries and schools were like when they were young, recounting personal family stories and recalling memorable life challenges and achievements—some related to the Civil Rights struggle and some not.


Sep
26
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Nutrition for Seniors

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Kathy Moran, RN, will present a program for seniors about healthy eating.


Sep
26
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

A Visit with Loretta Long, EdD

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Children of all ages and their families are invited to meet Loretta Long, EdD, who plays Susan on "Sesame Street," and hear her talk about her life and career.


Sep
26
2:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street"

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. In this screening, Stephen Sondheim's musical masterpiece returns to life with murder, mayhem and the ultimate revenge in a bold new performance by The New York Philharmonic, starring Bryn Terfel and Emma Thompson.


Sep
26
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Good Ol' Rock 'n' Roll with Eddie Lee Isaacs and Friends

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Veteran blues guitarist Eddie Lee Isaacs invites you on a "sea cruise" to Kansas City, where you can tap your feet to the beat of Elvis, Chuck Berry and some surprise oldies.


Sep
26
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Meet the Author of "Stealing Fire: Memoir of a Boyhood in the Shadow of Atomic Espionage"

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Professor Boria Sax, an eminent scholar in the field of human/animal studies, will discuss the writing of his memoir, the stress of growing up in a troubled home where his father lived in constant fear of the FBI, and the broader world of patriotism, betrayal, espionage and counter-espionage.


Sep
26
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Naturalization: Are You Eligible and Should You Apply? (in English and Russian)

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Find out about the rights and responsibilities of U.S. citizenship, naturalization eligibility as it relates to criminal history, and how to prepare for the English and civics test.


Sep
26
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Chinese Book Club: The Westernization of Chinese Drama and Cinema

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Drama and cinema were introduced to China in the late Qing and early Republic periods and had a huge impact on traditional Chinese performing arts and social norms, giving rise to both growth and conflict. The monthly Chinese book club will examine the changes wrought by these performing art forms in terms of literary works, theater and film in modern China. *IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor*

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

Additional Dates


Sep
26
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

"I Love Rock 'n' Roll" Unplugged: Master Singer-Songwriter Alan Merrill

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Alan Merrill is the legendary singer and songwriter of the original version of the 1975 Arrows version of "I Love Rock 'n' Roll," a classic since covered by Joan Jett and Britney Spears. Merrill will perform acoustic versions of some of his greatest songs interspersed with his own unique narratives, followed by a question-and-answer session with the audience. Free tickets are available on Eventbrite - http://amerrill.eventbrite.com


Sep
26
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

QL International Resource Center Presents Dances of South India

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Experience an exciting journey to southern India at a performance of folk and classical dances, including *bharatanatyam* to the Lord Shiva and *kuchipudi* to the Lord Krishna. *In Auditorium, Lower Level*


Sep
27
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Sunday Movie

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Taylor Lautner stars in "Tracers" (2015), rated PG-13, which follows an ace bicycle messenger in New York City who tries to repay a debt to a group of organized criminals. His fast-paced world becomes even more explosive after he crashes his bike into a sexy stranger.


Sep
27
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Les Deux

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This virtuosic violin duo, featuring Clare Elena Semes and Chelsea Starbuck Smith, offers a dazzling performance of classical and pop pieces.


Sep
28
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Baby and Me

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

This interactive program is for infants ages 7-18 months and their caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
28
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Introduction to Watercolor: A Creative Aging Program

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Registration is now closed

This course, for adults age 50 and up, will focus on getting comfortable with watercolor painting techniques: learning the basics of materials, tools, techniques, color, value and composition. Works by Paul Cezanne, Paul Klee and Georgia O'Keeffe will serve as inspiration and points of discussion. This is an eight-week course that will culminate, in week nine, with a special event and exhibit of student work. Preregistration for the entire series is required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
28
1:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Join us for storytime and a variety of other activities such as songs, crafts and circle time, for children ages 3 1/2 to 5 and their caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
28
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: New York Philharmonic Gala with Yo-Yo Ma

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. This month, enjoy a screening of a "Live from Lincoln Center" broadcast of the New York Philharmonic featuring music director Alan Gilbert and special guest cello soloist Yo-Yo Ma.


Sep
28
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

New York Cares

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

New York Cares will offer an orientation meeting to recruit volunteers.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
28
5:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Resumes

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

Make your resume the best it can be at this workshop! Participants will learn about types of resumes, how to get started, what to include and not include and tips for making a resume stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR130


Sep
28
5:45PM

--to--

7:45PM

Family Movie

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Families enjoy feature movies appropriate for all ages.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
28
6:00PM

--to--

7:45PM

Open Mic

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

If you like to sing, dance, Rap, read poetry, play an instrument or showcase any other talent you may have, come over to the Queens Library at East Elmhurst and be a part of Open Mic night which takes place every 4th Thursday of the month.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
28
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Laurelton Reading Society

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

We will discuss "Michelle Obama: A Life" by Peter Slevin. Light refreshments will be served.


Sep
28
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Grigoris Maninakis and the Mikrokosmos Ensemble Present Greek Music and Songs

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Grigoris Maninakis and the Mikrokosmos Ensemble perform traditional and contemporary Greek instrumentals and songs.


Sep
28
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Join us as we discuss "Brooklyn," a novel by Colm Toibin.


Sep
28
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Introduction to Latin Dance

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Professional dancer and dance teacher Davin McLeod will teach you favorite Latin dance styles: merengue, salsa and much more. You do not need to be a dancer to attend, but you will feel like a dancer when you leave! Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
28
6:30PM

--to--

7:45PM

Business Planning Basics

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

Learn about the key components of a strong business plan!

This course will teach you how to organize your business idea into a structured plan, identify and promote your business to potential customers, fulfill the legal requirements of starting your business, and develop your financial projections.


Sep
28
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

"Orphan Train," a novel by Christina Baker Kline, is a captivating story of two very different women who build an unexpected friendship.


Sep
29
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Skills Identification

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

In this competitive job market, it is vitally important not only to know your job skills, but to be able to market those skills to potential employers during a job search. This workshop will explain the benefits of knowing your job related skills and how to identify them. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR110


Sep
29
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to PowerPoint

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

PowerPoint is a Microsoft presentation program. Learn how to create and edit slides, insert clipart, apply designs, work with views and run a slide show. We will also cover how to save, print and open presentations. Familiarity with Word basics or experience using MS Word is required.


Sep
29
10:15AM

--to--

12:45PM

Smart Living with Technology: Microsoft Word

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Learn how to create and save documents; format and edit text; copy, cut and paste; and use the basic functions and commands of Microsoft Word. Call 718-831-8636 to preregister.


Sep
29
1:15PM

--to--

3:15PM

Beginning Mahjong

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Have you ever wanted to join a mahjong game but didn’t know how to play? Here’s your chance to learn! In six simple, step-by-step sessions, with enjoyable activities, Donna Miller-Small will teach you the skills for beginning play, so that you can share in the fun, excitement and camaraderie with others. Beginners and experienced players are both welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
29
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Identifying Your Work Skills

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

In this competitive job market, it is important to know your job skills as well as be able to market these skills to potential employers. In this workshop, you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your own job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills and become aware of the most sought after job skills. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information please call 718-990-8625. Class code JR110

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

Additional Dates


Sep
29
1:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Smart Living with Technology: One-on-One

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Bring in your own Nook, Kindle, iPad, Google tablet, or other similar device for individual instruction on how to use it.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
29
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Film Screening

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

In "Water Diviner" (2014), rated R, an Australian farmer, played by Russell Crowe, travels to Turkey in 1919 to locate his three sons, missing after the Battle of Gallipoli.


Sep
29
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Drawing to See: A Creative Aging Program

Location: Broadway
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 1 openings

Over the course of eight weeks participants will learn a variety of drawing techniques that will sharpen their capacity to see in ways artists see. The ninth session will be a culminating event consisting of a gallery showing of participants' work. This is a Lifetime Arts Creative Aging program for adults age 50 and up. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
29
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Alice's Kitchen

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Alice Morley leads adiscussion on healthy cooking, food and recipes. This is a teleconferenced program. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
29
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Interview Preparation

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job. Now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after an interview. Preregistration is required at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for more information. Class code JR170


Sep
29
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Afternoon Storytime and Craft

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

Children ages 3-6 will listen to a fun story and make a related craft.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
30
10:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make mistakes before they count. You will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. Space is limited. To make an appointment, visit the JBA table on the second floor at Flushing or call 917-294-9301. Class code JR170


Sep
30
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Job-Search Strategies for the Mature Adult

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

Mature workers can face a struggle when it comes to searching for and obtaining employment. This class will define what a mature worker is, explain the obstacles they may face and suggest how and where to search for jobs. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR100

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

Additional Dates


Sep
30
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Internet for Beginners

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

Learn the basics of navigating the Internet. Participants should know how to use a computer keyboard and mouse. Preregistration and a valid Queens Library card are required.


Sep
30
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Bonnie's Book Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month we will read and discuss "The Goldfinch" by Donna Tartt. First-time participants must call 718-464-0084 to preregister and obtain access numbers.


Sep
30
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Join us for nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays and playtime for children ages 18-30 months and their caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
30
11:30AM

--to--

1:30PM

Movie Time

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

"Age of Adaline" PG-13 - (2015): A young woman, born at the turn of the 20th century, is rendered ageless after an accident. After many solitary years, she meets a man who complicates the eternal life she has settled into. Running time 112 minutes.


Sep
30
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Diabetes 101

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Learn about diabetes prevention and management at a program presented in collaboration with the American Diabetes Association.


Sep
30
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Intermediate Word (in Spanish)

Location: Corona
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Build upon your basic knowledge of Microsoft Word in this intermediate workshop. Learn how to lay out Word documents, format bibliographies and insert tables, charts, headers and footers. Basic computer skills and knowledge of Word are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code CC200


Sep
30
1:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

This program includes stories, rhymes, songs and fingerplays for toddlers ages 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 and their caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
30
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

STARs Special Performance

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Senior Theater Acting Repertory will perform theatrical works.


Oct
1
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Social Media: LinkedIn

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

LinkedIn is a social media websites that allow you to manage your professional identity. You will learn to follow friends and colleagues, look for employment, network, receive job posting notifications and more. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code CC130


Oct
1
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Learning Center

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18-35 months play and interact with each other while their caregivers listen to a presenter talk about child development. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
1
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

The Eight-Day Digital Photographer

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Participants will get a basic understanding of their camera and be introduced to different aspects of photography, such as lighting, color, angle, distance, foreground and background.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
1
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Classic Movies @ 2:00

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

In October, we will screen the following movies: 10/1 - "Sweethearts" (1938) (customer suggestion);
10/8 - "The Lady Vanishes" (1938); 10/15- "The Tarnished Angels" (1957); 10/22- "Horse Feathers" (1932); 10/29- "Frankenstein" (1931)10/29/15 (customer suggestion).

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

Additional Dates


Oct
1
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Songs from Latin America

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Argentinian-born singer and musician Irene Failenbogen celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month with songs from Latin America.


Oct
1
4:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Documentary Film Screening

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Learn how three average people became three extraordinary talents in "The Making of an Artist," a short film chronicling the lives of three Queens artists. The film focuses on the textures, colors and sounds that surround each artist and inspire their creativity, and is geared towards budding artists, art lovers, Queens-philes and pop culture enthusiasts of all kinds. An exhibition of the artists' work runs through October 31.


Oct
1
5:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Pathway to U.S Citizenship: Becoming a U.S. Citizen and Building Your Civic Knowledge

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Are you ready to become a U.S. citizen? Sessions are in English and include a workshop and basic civics education. 10 /1 - Are you ready to be a U.S. citizen?/Introduction to American history; 10/8 - Required documents and more/Introduction to American government and politics; 10/15 - Common barriers to naturalization/American culture and geography; 10/22 - Naturalization interview and beyond/Review of 100 questions.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
1
5:30PM

--to--

7:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "The Rosie Project" by Graeme Simsion. Copies are available at the Circulation Desk.


Oct
1
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Celebrate World Vegetarian Day!

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Find out what being a vegetarian is all about and the health benefits of a vegetarian lifestyle with Jenné Claiborne, a New York City-based private chef, health coach and creator of the 21-Day Vegan Blueprint.


Oct
2
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Marion's Art History Class

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Marion Mango chats about great art and artists. This is a teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
2
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Choosing Entrepreneurship

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

This class will help entrepreneurs develop on the diverse paths of business ownership provides an overview of the dynamic world of entrepreneurship, helps participants assess their skills and aptitudes, allows participants to explore the right type of business for them dependent on skills, aptitudes and interests, and charts a path to success. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class Code: JR310.


Oct
2
10:15AM

--to--

11:45AM

We Are New York

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 12 openings

This conversation class is a 10-session class to help adult New Yorkers practice English conversation. This is a great opportunity for new immigrants to learn valuable information about daily living topics in New York City. Space is limited.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
2
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Moving for Life

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Moving for Life incorporates gentle dance and yoga accompanied by different types of music to accentuate the body-mind connection.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
2
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Game Day

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Join us for board games, card games and more fun for children in grades 1-6.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
2
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Super Smash Bro. for Wii U Tournament

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Teens and tweens are invited to a special happy hour Super Smash Bros. tournament with your friends. Special prizes will be awarded to the three finalists.

Note: Regular Happy Hour with card and board games etc. will take place as usual!


Oct
2
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Meditation Workshop

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

This workshop, sponsored by the Sri Chinmoy International Centre, will teach you simple but effective techniques that will help you transcend your limitations. No experience is necessary.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
3
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

1940s Swing Jazz with M.A.S. Swing

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

M.A.S. Swing is a 15-piece big band that plays music from the Great American Songbook originally written or performed by Frank Sinatra, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman and Glenn Miller. Singer Eddie Gentile fronts as Frank Sinatra and drummer Dick Bennett backs him up like Gene Krupa.


Oct
3
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Lois Bruno Performs Songs of the Jazz Divas

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Jazz vocalist Lois Bruno offers a musical tribute to Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald and Barbra Streisand and the songs they made famous: "Someone to Watch Over Me," "Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered," "It's Only a Paper Moon" and more.


Oct
3
2:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Saturday Movie Matinee

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

When Tony Stark and Bruce Banner try to jump-start Ultron, a dormant peacekeeping program, things go horribly wrong and it's up to Earth's mightiest heroes to make thing right, in "Avengers: Age of Ultron" (2015), rated PG-13.


Oct
3
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Music from China: Erhu and Pipa Music

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Wang Guowei and Sun Li perform traditional solo and duet works on two major Chinese string instruments, the "erhu" and the "pipa."


Oct
4
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Tradition Meets Online in Literature (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Mr. Zongzi Zhang, a renowned Chinese author living in New York, will share his perspective on reading and writing for Chinese Americans, and Lan Zhang, a well-known online Sina blogger and writer, will discuss her experiences establishing "Yi Xiang Fang Wen Xue City" (WeChat Literature Account in Chinese).


Oct
4
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Long Island Chorus presents: The Sound of Long Island

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The Long Island Chorus is a unique singing group composed of members of diverse backgrounds sharing an enduring passion for vocal music and a dedication to society. The chorus has been actively involved in cultural activities in communities, providing numerous performances in New York City and on Long Island. Under the theme of “Loving Peace," this performance will present an enchanting mix of world and Chinese masterpieces and popular songs in multiple forms. *In Auditorium, Lower Level*


Oct
4
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Sunday Concerts @ Central Presents The Queens Court, Featuring Keisha St. Joan

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

The Queens Court performs some of Billie Holiday's great hits, now standards, including "Fine and Mellow," "Love Man," "God Bless the Child" and "Ain't Nobody's Business What I Do."


Oct
5
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Stroke and Spinal Injuries and Illnesses (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

As part of the Community Health Education Partnership series, Ning Lin, MD, a neurosurgeon with New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and New York Hospital Queens, will discuss stroke and its neurological impact on a patient. He will also discuss diagnoses and treatment options for conditions affecting the central nervous system, including the spine.


Oct
5
12:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Smart Driver Course

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Learn how to drive defensively at this 6-hour course offered by AARP.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
5
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Georgia O'Keeffe: Variations on a Theme

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

Artist Rita Tabb will discuss the works of Georgia O'Keeffe, famed for her drawings of nature and paintings of flowers and her use of bold color and abstract shapes. Following the discussion, participants will create their own works of art with crayons and colored pencils, using color photos of O'Keeffe's work as inspiration. Seating is limited. Preregistration is required.


Oct
5
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Day Book Club

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is the novel "Americanah" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.


Oct
5
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Lois Bruno Sings the Girls of the 60s

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Lois Bruno offers a tribute to the girl groups of the 60s, with selections made famous by the Supremes, Shirelles, Ronettes, Vandellas and more, singing songs like "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?" "Soldier Boy," "Chapel of Love," "My Boyfriend's Back" and more.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
5
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Classic Movie Mondays

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Our October classics are: 10/5 - "It Happened One Night" (1934); 10/19 - "A Streetcar Named Desire" (1951); 10/26 - "The Pit and the Pendulum" (1961)

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

Additional Dates


Oct
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Elder Law, Estate Planning, Trusts and Asset Protection (Fall 2015)

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Noted elder-law and estate-planning attorneys will present strategies and consult with you on aspects of elder law, powers of attorney, estate and disability planning, and long-term care. You will learn how to gain income and avoid estate taxes while providing for heirs and charitable interests. You will also gain insights into preserving wealth and increasing lifetime income.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
5
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Education Is the Key to Success

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Inspirationist Parthenia Brown will show how to create a vision board to help make your educational journey successful and to keep you inspired as you strive for success.


Oct
5
5:30PM

--to--

7:00PM

Shakespeare in Queens: "Much Ado about Nothing"

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

It's opening night for our new series of staged readings of Shakespeare's plays at libraries across Queens, presented by actors from Titan Theatre Company. This evening enjoy one of Shakespeare's most beloved comedies, in which love and scandal rock the Sicilian town of Messina.


Oct
5
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

10 Steps to Starting a Business (in Spanish)

Location: Corona
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Learn what it takes to start your own business! This course provides a basic overview of the steps you’ll need to take to start a business and how NYC Business Solutions can guide you through each step along the way. To register, visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, call us at 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR310.


Oct
5
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

The Healing Science of Meditation

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Andrew Vidich, Ph.D., will discuss how meditation can improve our physical, mental and spiritual health.


Oct
5
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Book Talk

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

In "J. W. Valentine," fourteen-year-old J. W. Valentine wishes the world and everyone in it would leave him alone. His life so far has not gone well and his defenses – anger and wit – have only gotten him in trouble. Amid the distrust, there is discovery, and through it author Barbara Novack tells a moving story of love.


Oct
6
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Skills Identification

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

Knowing your marketable skills is critical in various aspects of job searching. In this class you will learn about the 3 skills sets wanted by employers (job-related, self-management, transferable) and the importance of building a marketable skills triangle. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR110.


Oct
6
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Bring your supplies and make new friends at this crafts group for adults!

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

Additional Dates


Oct
6
2:00PM

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4:30PM

Independent Films, Fall Series 2015

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Every Tuesday in Octobe , we screen an independent, foreign or documentary film: 10/6 - "Maps to the Stars" (R), 2014; 10/13 - "Wild Tales" (R, in Spanish) 2014; 10/20 - "Merchants of Doubt" (PG-13, Documentary), 2014; 10/27 - "Maggie" (PG-13), 2015

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

Additional Dates


Oct
6
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Job Search Strategies

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself for success! In this workshop you will learn about general and career-specific websites and how to find and apply for jobs online safely, create an account at a major job search website, post your resume online and email a resume. Call 718-990-8625 for more information. Class code JR100


Oct
6
3:00PM

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4:00PM

College Prep

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

College Prep is designed to generate the skills and motivation necessary for educational success beyond high school. The program specializes in assisting high school juniors and seniors in New York City schools to meet the requirements for college admission and to complete documentation for financial aid, scholarships, grant research and more.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
6
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Online Applications

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

In this workshop, you will begin to navigate online job applications swiftly and efficiently by learning how to register and build an employment profile on a job site, apply to online job postings and upload your resume to an online application. Basic computer skills and an email account are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code JR160


Oct
6
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Cover Letters

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Does your cover letter stand out from the crowd? Make it the best it can be at this workshop! You will learn about types of cover letters, what to include and not include and tips for making your cover letter stronger. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for more information. Class code JR150


Oct
7
10:00AM

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2:00PM

Ask the Pharmacist

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Bring your prescriptions, vitamins, over-the-counter medicines, herbal supplements and a list of your questions to ask the pharmacist. Learn what medications you are taking and why and get tips on how to remember to take your medications.


Oct
7
10:00AM

--to--

2:00PM

Older Adults Day

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Older Adult Services presents Older Adults Day, featuring live entertainment, short presentations on a range of subjects of interest to older adults, free blood pressure screening, and information on healthcare, senior employment and other important resources.


Oct
7
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Resumes

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

Make your resume the best it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn about types of resumes, how to get started, what to include and not include and tips for making a resume stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR130


Oct
7
10:00AM

--to--

2:00PM

Smart Living with Technology: One-on-One

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Bring in your own Nook, Kindle, iPad, Google tablet, or other similar device for individual instruction on how to use it.


Oct
7
10:15AM

--to--

11:00AM

Zumba: Total Workout

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Suzanne Windland leads a dance workout that burns calories, tones the body, conditions muscles, strengthens the heart, and improves balance and flexibility. Preregistration is required by calling the library.


Oct
7
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Storytime

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Toddlers ages 18-36 months listen to fingerplays, music, rhymes and stories with their parents or caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
7
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Timeless Tales

Location: Central Library
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.

Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and all types of fun. Preregistration is required.

Central LibraryWed, Oct 14, 201510:30AM - 11:30AM
Central LibraryWed, Oct 21, 201510:30AM - 11:30AM
Central LibraryWed, Oct 28, 201510:30AM - 11:30AM
Central LibraryWed, Nov 4, 201510:30AM - 11:30AM

Oct
7
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-3 listen to stories, enjoy fingerplays, sing songs and make crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
7
11:30AM

--to--

1:30PM

Drawing Techniques: A Drawing Sampler

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Karen Fitzgerald presents two drawing techniques that serve as "bookends" to a broad spectrum of approaches to drawing what we see. Participants will learn contour drawing, which provides for clear definition of details and complex shapes, and will also experience gesture drawing, which enables quick sketching based on the gestalt of information before the artist.


Oct
7
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Introduction to Computers

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

Learn computer basics, including how to use the mouse, keyboard, toolbar and scroll bars and open and close windows. A valid Queens Library card and preregistration are required.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
7
12:00PM

--to--

12:45PM

Pedestrian Safety for Seniors

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

As part of Older Adult Day, the Community Coordinator for Office of Safety Education of the New York City Department of Transportation will conduct a workshop to educate seniors about crossing New York City streets. In addition to safety tips, seniors will learn about Mayor de Blasio's new traffic safety initiative, Vision Zero.


Oct
7
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Beginnerss Excel (in Spanish)

Location: Corona
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Learn what a spreadsheet is and how to navigate it, create workbooks, enter and edit data, and create charts and graphs. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills are required. Class code CC180


Oct
7
1:00PM

--to--

1:45PM

NYC Department for the Aging: Emergency Preparedness

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

As part of Older Adult Day, the NYC Department for the Aging will present a seminar about emergency preparedness, led by Darnley Jones.


Oct
7
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

The Sounds of Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

L A Blacksmith and Wayne Holmes take you on their time machine to share some of these great artists' hits: “Let the Good Times Roll," “Georgia,” “I’ve Got a Woman," "Superstition," "Signed, Sealed, Delivered,” “Sunshine of My Life,” “What’s Going On,” “Mercy, Mercy Me,” “Let’s Get It On,” “Got to Give It Up” and more. This program is made possible by a 2015 NYC Neighborhood Library Award from the Charles H. Revson Foundation.


Oct
7
2:00PM

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2:45PM

Brain Games

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Test your long-term and short-term memory at a discussion led by registered nurse Kathy Moran.


Oct
7
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Vocalist Abby Powell

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Enjoy the singing of Abby Powell, who has performed on the operatic and world recital stages and been praised by the New York Times as a vocalist of "solid and youthful" tone.


Oct
7
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Study Hall

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

School-age children can get help with homework and reading and, if there is interest, participate in book discussions or reading circles.


Oct
7
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Seussmania!

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

We will enjoy a story by Dr. Seuss, then make tall hats from "The Cat in the Hat." Children of all ages are welcome; those under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult.


Oct
7
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

A Tale of Two Kidneys

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This program, presented in collaboration with Northshore LIJ, will help you learn how to prevent and treat chronic kidney disease as well as other common problems, such as diabetes, that can damage kidneys.


Oct
7
7:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

You Can Prevent Diabetes

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

If you are at risk for Type 2 diabetes, you may be eligible for this year-long diabetes prevention program, which provides group and individual support, educational materials, personalized feedback, an introduction to physical activity and other health information. Call Tamara at 718-990-5197 for more information or to preregister. Sessions will take place near Central Library at the First Presbyterian Church in Jamaica.


Oct
8
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Social Media:Twitter

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

Twitter is a social Media websites that allow you to manage your professional identity. You will learn to follow friends and colleagues, look for employment, network, receive job posting notifications and more. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code CC130


Oct
8
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

LinkedIn

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

LinkedIn is a social networking website that allows you to manage your professional identity, build and engage with your professional network and access knowledge, insights and opportunities. Learn how to use it at this workshop. Basic computer skills and knowledge of the Internet are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-634-4784 for additional information. Class code JR210


Oct
8
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: New York Philharmonic Gala with Yo-Yo Ma

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. Enjoy a screening of a "Live from Lincoln Center" broadcast of the New York Philharmonic featuring music director Alan Gilbert and special guest cello soloist Yo-Yo Ma.


Oct
8
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: New York Philharmonic Gala with Yo-Yo Ma

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. Enjoy a screening of a "Live from Lincoln Center" broadcast of the New York Philharmonic featuring music director Alan Gilbert and special guest cello soloist Yo-Yo Ma.


Oct
8
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Meditation Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Experienced or beginner, join the club and share breathing exercises and meditation techniques that may help to reduce stress.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
8
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Budget? Do I Really Need a Budget? (in Spanish)

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

A budget is really just a spending plan, a system that lets you know how much money is coming in and going out every month. This workshop will help you understand your financial situation and why you probably need a budget, and help you save for things you want without getting caught short by bills and emergencies.


Oct
8
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Introduction to the Internet

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

This workshop provides basics on how to use the Internet and how to conduct a productive online search.


Oct
8
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Film Screening

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Director Stuart Hersh screens his acclaimed documentary film "La Raza," about the history and culture of Mexican Americans.


Oct
8
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

The Essence of Chinese Traditional Culture

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This presentation will feature an insightful introduction into the foundation of traditional Chinese culture and values. It will explore aspects of history, including the different dynasties; the calendar and designation of years; dance, music, martial arts and tai chi, medicine and much more. *In IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor*


Oct
8
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Keisha St. Joan Sings Barbra Streisand

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

The singer pays a musical tribute to Barbra Streisand with selections such as "Somewhere" and "The Way We Were."

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

Additional Dates


Oct
9
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Setting Up Your Business

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

In this class students will be guided through the elements needed to set up a business and begin operating it. The course will cover writing a winning business plan, legal structuring and other preliminaries. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class Code: JR310.


Oct
9
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Piedmont Bluz

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Less known than the Delta blues of Mississippi, Piedmont blues arose in the southeastern United States and employs more finger picking and a ragtime-based rhythm. The Piedmont Bluz acoustic duo is dedicated to the preservation of the style and to educating audiences about this unique aspect of African-American culture. This is a teleconferenced event. Call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Oct
9
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: Ring Them Bells! A Kander and Ebb Celebration

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. "All That Jazz," "Cabaret," and "New York, New York" are just a few of the Kander and Ebb songs performed by Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley, with special guests Joel Grey and Chita Rivera.


Oct
9
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Shaving Cream Prints

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Use shaving cream and paint to make unique, colorful prints!


Oct
9
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Happy Hour

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Teens and tweens are invited to hang out in the Teen Room with our celebrated Nintendo Wii U and X Box 360, and our diverse variety of board and card games.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
10
10:30AM

--to--

2:30PM

Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) and Colony Care Workshop

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics of TNR and cat colony care in this hands-on workshop.


Oct
10
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street"

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. In this screening, Stephen Sondheim's musical masterpiece returns to life with murder, mayhem and the ultimate revenge in a bold new performance by The New York Philharmonic, starring Bryn Terfel and Emma Thompson.


Oct
10
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Jamaica Drum Jam: Found Sounds - Craft + Play

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

Visual artist Jaiquan Fayson shows how to turn ordinary household objects into small percussion instruments such as mini steel drums, maracas and shakers. Families will have a chance to decorate the instruments, then learn a basic rhythmic pattern with our percussionist at this program for children age 5 and up, accompanied by a parent or other adult caregiver. Preregistration is required. Space is limited. Materials will be provided.


Oct
11
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Open Mic for Poets

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Maria Lisella is the new Poet Laureate of Queens. Her work includes "Thieves in the Family" (NYQ Books), "Amore on Hope Street" (Finishing Line Press) and "Two Naked Feet" (Poets Wear Prada). She co-curates the Italian American Writers Association readings, is a charter member of the online poetry circle Brevitas and is a journalist specializing in the travel industry.


Oct
13
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Skills Identification

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

There are over 400 transferable skills that job seekers often overlook but can show employers they have added value…and can do more than what the job requires. Learn to identify many other skills to offer an employer. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR110.


Oct
13
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Breastfeeding Basics (in Spanish)

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Are you considering breastfeeding now or in the future? Mothers, future mothers, partners, family members and friends are encouraged to attend this workshop, which will provide support, build confidence and assist with problems associated with breastfeeding.


Oct
13
1:00PM

--to--

2:15PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is John Steinbeck's American classic, "The Grapes of Wrath."


Oct
13
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Meditation

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

If you want to relax and let go of "mind chatter," meditation might be good for you. Helen Schwizer leads this guided meditation session, in which all you have to do is sit and listen to the spoken imagery. This is a teleconference event. First-time callers should call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Oct
13
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Answering Questions about Child Support

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

The New York City Office of Child Support Enforcement is holding an informational session to explain how child support is determined and collected. Representatives will answer questions about the child-support process and will offer assistance to help manage child support payments.


Oct
14
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Cover Letters

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

Are you ready to apply for jobs? Does your cover letter stand out from the crowd? Make it the best possible by learning how to get started, what to include and not include, tips for making it stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR150.


Oct
14
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Toddler Time is back at South Ozone Park! Expect songs, stories and fun for children ages 18-36 months and their parents or other adult caregivers!

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

Additional Dates


Oct
14
11:00AM

--to--

2:00PM

Free Citizenship Classes

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Learn everything you need to know about American history, government and culture to pass the citizenship exam. Register in person at the library on Wednesday, October 14 at 11:00 AM or call 718-278-4303 to preregister in advance. Students should have a copy of their green card when they come to register.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
14
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Introduction to Social Media: Twitter (in Spanish)

Location: Corona
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

Learn about Twitter, an online social networking service that allows you to connect instantly to what's most important to you. You’ll learn how you can “follow” your friends, experts and favorite celebrities and receive breaking news, job posting notifications and more. Basic computer skills and a valid email address are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code CC130


Oct
14
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: Patina Miller in Concert

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. In this screening, Patina Miller, winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for "Pippin," sings music ranging from classic R&B to the best of Broadway.


Oct
14
3:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

Movie Afternoon

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "McFarland USA" (2015), rated PG.


Oct
14
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Queens Memory in Flushing

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join Queens Memory and Asian Americans for Equality for a community history event! Share your memories of Queens and get your family photos digitized for free. The Queens Memory team will scan your photographs, postcards and other memorabilia and save them to a thumb drive that you can take home. Bring your materials and stories and expect to learn something new about your neighborhood!

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

Additional Dates


Oct
15
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Social Networking for your Job Search

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

The Internet is abuzz with social media, and there are many ways to use sites like Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook to leverage your network for your job search. In this workshop you will learn about these three major social media sites and how they can help you optimize your job search. Basic computer skills and a familiarity with the Internet are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center. Class code JR200


Oct
15
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

Getting the Most from an Annual Doctor Visit

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Discover the benefits of a healthy relationship with your doctor and learn how you can work together to prevent and manage common health conditions.


Oct
15
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Family-Type Homes for Medically or Mentally Disabled Adults

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Representatives of the New York City Human Resources Administration will provide information on small, state-licensed facilities that offer home-like care to adults who are medically or mentally disabled.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
15
1:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Permanent Opportunity: You Have a Green Card; Get More! (in Spanish)

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

If you have your green card, you might be ready to get the full benefits of citizenship, which will allow you to vote in your next local, state and national elections as well as enjoy many other opportunities.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
15
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Not-So-Spooky Movies

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Enjoy the Halloween season on Thursday afternoons with our Not-so-Spooky Film Series! Feel free to bring your own snacks. 10/15: "Hotel Transylvania" (2012), rated PG; 10/22: "Ghostbusters" (1984), rated PG; 10/29: "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2" (2012), rated PG-13

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

Additional Dates


Oct
15
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Spelling Bee: Grades 3-4 and 5-6

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

This is it! The two winners of this Bee will go on to participate in the final Spelling Bee at Central Library in April 2016. Come to compete, come to cheer, come to learn for next year!


Oct
15
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

The Joys of Beekeeping

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Ruth Harrigan, a Douglaston resident and core member of the New York City Beekeepers Association, will lecture on the joys of beekeeping and the importance of our little apian friends in the global environment. She will also conduct a honey-tasting demonstration. Light refreshments will be served.


Oct
15
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Anime Club

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Anime fun is back this fall! Hang out with friends and enjoy popular anime films!


Oct
15
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Clinical Trials

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

What are clinical trials, how do they work and why do we need them? This lecture will help you understand the benefits and challenges of clinical research and will highlight important questions to ask your healthcare provider so that you can make informed decisions regarding your health.


Oct
15
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Hispanic Authors Discuss the World of Writing and Publishing (in Spanish)

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Please join Hispanic authors Yvonne Conde, Jorge Luis Seco and Héctor Santiago for an informal but informative discussion on writing and publishing for an international audience.


Oct
15
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: Ring Them Bells! A Kander and Ebb Celebration

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. "All That Jazz," "Cabaret" and "New York, New York" are just a few of the Kander and Ebb songs performed by Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley, with special guests Joel Grey and Chita Rivera.


Oct
16
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Becoming an Expert in Marketing

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

In this course we will explore the exciting world of marketing and learn the tried and tested models for success and explore technologies that are best suited for marketing your business. However, fundamental to success in marketing is understanding the customers you are serving and developing a story and message that they love. To register or for additional information call 718-990-8625.Class Code: JR310.


Oct
16
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Art History with Queens Museum

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Queens Museum's Jason Yoon will lead a discussion about current exhibits. This is a teleconferenced program. First-time callers should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Oct
16
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Unclaimed Funds

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Find out if New York State owes you money! Representatives from the Comptroller's Office will conduct a presentation and assist in finding out if you have unclaimed funds.


Oct
16
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Fall Prevention for Older Adults

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

More than one in three people over age 65 fall each year, but these accidents are not inevitable. Certified health education specialist Catherine Dunckley of North Shore University Hospital will demonstrate simple balance and strengthening exercises and discuss footwear, home safety, medication, vision and more.


Oct
16
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen Advisory Group

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Teens in grades 7-12 hang out together at the library every third Friday of the month. There will be different activities each day, including Wii console games, crafts and movies, with plenty of time left to discuss your favorite books and movies. Feel free to bring friends!

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

Additional Dates


Oct
17
9:30AM

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12:00PM

Beginners' PowerPoint

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

Create awesome presentations and slideshows with PowerPoint 2010. Topics covered will include creating and editing slides, changing the design and colors, inserting pictures and illustrations, and presenting a slide show. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills are required. Class code CC190


Oct
17
1:00PM

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3:30PM

Intermediate PowerPoint

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

Take your PowerPoint presentations to the next level! Topics covered will include creating transitions, emphasizing information with animations and inserting charts and multimedia. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills and knowledge of PowerPoint are required. Class code CC220


Oct
17
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Third Annual Rockaway Author Expo

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Local authors will read from their work.


Oct
17
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Songs from Classic Motion Pictures

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Pianist William Gati will perform a selection of songs from classic motion pictures, including "As Time Goes By” from "Casablanca," “Over the Rainbow” from "The Wizard of Oz" and “Singing in the Rain” from the film of the same name.


Oct
17
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: The Villalobos Brothers

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. The Villalobos Brothers masterfully blend the indigenous rhythms and melodies of their native Veracruz, Mexico with the intricate harmonies of jazz and classical music to create a new sound in Latin music.


Oct
17
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Jamaica Drum Jam: The Roots of Afro-Latin Rhythms

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Latin percussionist Geraldo Flores discusses and demonstrates Afro-Latin rhythms with an array of various New World percussion instruments.


Oct
17
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Caring for a Person with a Memory Problem (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The Alzheimer’s Association, New York City Chapter, offers a monthly support group in Mandarin Chinese for people caring for a person with Alzheimer’s or any of the other dementias. Our support group is a secure and safe place to share your experiences. The group will meet on Saturdays, October 17, November 21 and December 19.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
17
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

King Solomon Hicks: Why the Blues Makes Us Happy

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Teenage guitar prodigy and singer Solomon Hicks, known by fans in Harlem as King Solomon, Li'l B.B. and East Montgomery, has been playing guitar for 13 years at venues like B.B. King's, the Cotton Club, Red Rooster, Terra Blues Shanghai Jazz Club and more. This is a program of memorable blues favorites by Ray Charles, Little Milton, Muddy Waters and more that is sure to lift your spirits, cause short spells of boogie fever and make those feet start tappin’!

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

Additional Dates


Oct
17
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Full Circle Writer's Workshop

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Author Alex Clermont brings together local aspiring fiction writers to share their stories and receive feedback to improve their craft. Writers are encouraged to submit a story or excerpt of 10 pages or less a week ahead of time so that others can give a full critique in an informal, conversational format during the meeting.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
19
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Movie Time

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

In "McFarland, USA" (2015), rated PG, Kevin Costner plays a high school football coach who leads a cross-country track team of impoverished Latino students to a state championship.


Oct
19
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

International Film Screening and Discussion

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

In the award-winning film "The Dark Valley" (2014) in German with English subtitles, directed by Andreas Prochaska, a lone rider makes his way along a hidden path in the Alps and reaches a small village where he is met with distrust. For a fistful of gold coins, the sons of Old Brenner, the village patriarch who terrorizes the entire community, provide the stranger shelter for the winter.


Oct
20
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Skills Identification

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

In this competitive job market, it is vitally important not only to know your job skills, but to be able to market those skills to potential employers during a job search. This workshop will explain the benefits of knowing your job related skills and how to identify them. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR110


Oct
20
10:15AM

--to--

12:45PM

Smart Living with Technology: Microsoft Excel

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Learn how to navigate a spreadsheet, create workbooks, enter and edit data, and create charts and graphs. Basic computer skills are required. Call 718-831-8636 to preregister.


Oct
20
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to Email

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Learn how to create and navigate an email account, log on, send and receive email messages and attach documents. Participants must have basic computer skills. Preregistration and a valid Queens Library card are required.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
20
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Outstanding Women in History

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Cecile Walters will lead a game and discussion called "Who Am I? Famous Women in History." This is a teleconferenced event open to older adults and the homebound. Call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Oct
20
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Murder, Madness and Poe

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

In this monologue about America's unequaled master of the macabre, Edgar Allan Poe seeks to convince New York booking agents of his sanity and reliability by reciting from his poetry and prose works.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
20
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Scary Halloween Crafts with Shahnaz Begum!

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Please join the talented and creative Bengali-born artist Shahnaz Begum who will provide you with all of the construction material and teach you how to make scary and fun Halloween Crafts that you will be able to take home!
*On a first-come, first-served basis. Materials are limited.


Oct
21
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Resume Keywords and Accomplishment Statements

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

Job finding is a game of words, so wouldn't it be a good idea to find out what words the employers want to see in the resume and online applications. This class will teach you how to create keyword career vocabulary using 5 resources. It will allow you to identify what types of accomplishments or achievements you had a hand at in your career. Class Code: JR130.


Oct
21
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Elder Law, Estate Planning, Trusts and Asset Protection

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Noted elder law and estate planning attorney Juliet Gavriel will present facts and strategies of elder law, powers of attorney, estate and disability planning, and long term care. You will learn how to increase lifetime income, preserve wealth and avoid estate taxes while providing for heirs and charitable interests.


Oct
21
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Internet for Beginners

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

Learn the basics of navigating the Internet. Participants should know how to use a computer keyboard and mouse. Preregistration and a valid Queens Library card are required.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
21
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Introduction to Social Media: Facebook (in Spanish)

Location: Corona
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

Learn how to use social media site Facebook to stay in touch with loved ones, keep up with the news and leverage your network for your job search. We will help you set up a Facebook account and answer questions about it. Basic computer knowledge, Internet skills and a valid email account are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code CC130


Oct
21
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake" by Aimee Bender.


Oct
22
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Coding with Treehouse

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

Treehouse is an online learning platform that allows users to access more than 1,000 video tutorials, quizzes and code challenges created by expert teachers. Students can learn to code in languages such as Objective-C, HTML, CSS, PHP, Ruby, JavaScript and SQL. Basic computer skills and preregistration are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code CC310


Oct
22
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Celebrate the Filipino Community in Queens!

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Join Queens Memory and My Baryo, My Borough for a series of community events to document and share the local history of the Filipino community in Queens. Tell your stories and get your family photographs digitized for free! Bring your materials and memories and expect to learn something new about your community!

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

Additional Dates


Oct
22
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Creative Ways to Dig for Job Leads

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

Increase your job leads by following nontraditional approaches and cast a wider net in the employment market. To register, visit us on jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, please call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center. Class code: JR350.


Oct
22
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Art of Portraiture: Realistic and Abstract

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

Artist Rita Tabb will discuss the difference between realistic and abstract portraiture. Participants will have the opportunity to express their creativity by using the materials provided to draw a portrait. Space is limited. Preregistration is required


Oct
22
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: A Memorial Concert for Pete and Toshi Seeger

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. An all-star lineup of friends and family gather to honor these leaders in folk music and activism.


Oct
22
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: Latin Beat

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. Alexander Wu and the ZigZag Quartet take audiences of all ages on a journey across Latin culture through music and dance.


Oct
22
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Celebrate Italian Heritage Month with Italian Music and Craft!

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

At 5:00PM, Italian artist Cristina Cipriani will demonstrate how to paint glass using the reverse-painting technique, in a workshop dedicated to the art of Italian decorated plates. At 6:30PM, Terra, Sangue e Mare, composed of songstress Michela Musolino, world percussionist Michael Delia and accordion virtuoso Fabio Turchetti, combines Sicilian folk and world music.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
22
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

On the Spectrum: Autism and Its Treatments

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Autism spectrum disorder rates have increased 10-17% annually in recent years, affecting more than 3 million people nationally. Each individual with autism is unique, with his or her own areas of ability and challenge. Attend this program to find out more about the diagnosis, signs and symptoms, and common treatments of autism spectrum disorder.


Oct
22
6:00PM

--to--

7:15PM

Solar Power for Queens Homeowners

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Here Comes Solar, a non-profit initiative, will discuss the benefits and costs of using solar power and the incentives, tax credits and financing options that can make solar power affordable.


Oct
23
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Managing People—Building Extraordinary Relationships

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

This class is geared towards helping people learn how to build relationships in networking, fostering partnerships in business, and getting "buy in" from those they encounter. To register or for more information call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR310.


Oct
23
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Chit Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Chat and make friends over the phone. This is a teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Oct
23
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Family Place Playtime

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children age 3 and under, with their caregivers, have fun, play games and learn.


Oct
23
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: Curtain Up - The School of American Ballet Workshop Performances

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. Go behind the scenes to experience the intensive training of ballet’s brightest future stars as they prepare for their vital end-of-year performances.


Oct
24
12:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Halloween Blood Fest 2015

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The all-female rock band Shattered Serenade will perform, along with a seance with flying ghosts, magicians, a psychic, movies and ghost stories. There will also be a costume and scream contest with special guest The Great Pumpkin and, live onstage: Freddy vs. Jason: The Final Battle. *In Auditorium, Lower Level*


Oct
24
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Jamaica Drum Jam: Unleash Your Groove! A Drum Circle Event

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Unleash your groove at this drum circle, where you will receive basic instruction in percussion. Mike Veny is a drum circle aficionado known for his high-energy grooves and ferocious backbeat. Participation will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Instruments will be provided for the first 50 participants.


Oct
25
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

New York Korean Traditional Marching Band

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This traditional Korean percussion group consists of professional "samulnori" players who have performed at numerous venues, including Lincoln Center, the Asia Society, the annual Korean Parade and various other cultural events throughout the tri-state area.


Oct
26
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. This month, enjoy a festive all-Mozart program.


Oct
26
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Halloween Face-Painting with Gianina Enriquez (in Spanish)

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

This two-part workshop will teach you how to use fantasy makeup, hairstyles and fingernail decorations to create an original Halloween disguise for your child. The program is limited to the first 30 applicants. Preregister in person at the branch just before the first class.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
26
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin" by Jill Lepore, a revelatory portrait of Benjamin Franklin's youngest sister, Jane, whose obscurity and poverty were matched only by her brother’s fame and wealth.


Oct
27
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Skills Identification

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

In this competitive job market, it is vitally important not only to know your job skills, but to be able to market those skills to potential employers during a job search. This workshop will explain the benefits of knowing your job related skills and how to identify them. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR110


Oct
27
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Film Screening

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

A fallen warrior rises against a corrupt and sadistic ruler to avenge his dishonored master in "Last Knights" (2015), rated R, starring Clive Owen and Morgan Freeman.


Oct
27
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Two of Everything

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Listen to this Chinese folktale of a magic pot that causes double trouble, then create some doubles of your own at this program for children in grades 1-6.


Oct
27
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Accent Reduction for Everyday Success

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Do people have difficulty understanding you? Is your accent keeping you from finding work or reaching other goals? Speech-language pathologists will teach you everyday tips and techniques to help you approximate an American English speaking style.


Oct
28
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Job Search Strategies

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

In this workshop participants will learn about general and career-specific websites and how to find and apply for jobs online safely, including creating an account at a major job search website, posting your resume online and emailing a resume. They will also learn appropriate ways to follow up after applying online. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR100


Oct
28
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Bonnie's Book Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month we will read "We Are Water" by Wally Lamb. This is a teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants must call 718-464-0084 to preregister and obtain access numbers.


Oct
28
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Social Media for Your Job Search (in Spanish)

Location: Corona
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

The Internet is buzzing with social media sites such as Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. Learn about these three major social media sites and how they can help you optimize your job search by locating job opportunities and postings and learning more about specific companies and organizations. This is not a computer class. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center. Class code JR200


Oct
28
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

An Evening of Art

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

The Cambria Heights Library Craft Artists Extraordinaire present their first artists' reception and exhibition. On display will be a wide array of artwork, including yarn crafts, watercolor and acrylic paintings, jewelry, line art and photography. Refreshments will be served.


Oct
28
6:30PM

--to--

8:30PM

10 Steps to Starting a Business (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

This course, in Mandarin Chinese, provides a basic overview of the steps to take to start a business, and how NYC Business Solutions can guide you through each step along the way. You will learn how to develop a business plan, determine your legal structure, set up a bookkeeping system, get permits and licenses, and obtain financing. Class Code: JR310.


Oct
29
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Networking

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

Networking is the development of professional relationships. In today’s competitive job market, it is also one of the best ways to find a job. Through networking, you can exchange information with others about job opportunities, interesting organizations, or up and coming industries. Learn about the basics of networking and improve your job search techniques in the workshop. For more information, call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center. Class code JR190


Oct
29
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: Harlem Renaissance Orchestra

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. In this screening, the Harlem Renaissance Orchestra celebrates Harlem's musical traditions with the music of Basie, Ellington, Lionel Hampton and Illinois Jacquet.


Oct
29
5:00PM

--to--

6:15PM

Queens Stamp Club

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Philatelists meet to discuss their hobby.


Oct
29
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: James Naughton - The Songs of Randy Newman

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. In this screening, Broadway actor and Tony Award-winner James Naughton performs the music of Randy Newman, whose pop songs and film scores have delighted audiences for decades and earned Oscar, Emmy and Grammy awards.


Oct
30
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Social Media for Your Business

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

Learn which social sites are best for you. Learn strategies to becoming successful in social media for your business. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class Code: JR310.


Oct
30
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: Unsung Carolyn Leigh

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. In this screening, the legendary lyricist behind the songs "Witchcraft" and "Young at Heart" and several Broadway musicals is celebrated by ten dynamic performers and a trio of musicians presenting twenty little-known melodic gems.


Oct
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Halloween Craft

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Make something spooky!


Oct
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Amazing Readers Kids' Book Club

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 8-12 will discuss Peggy Eddleman's "Sky Jumpers" at this session of Amazing Readers. Participation will count toward the Read Down Your Fines program.


Oct
31
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Jamaica Drum Jam: West African Drum and Dance Circle Event

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics of drumming with Brendan Finnegan and participate in a drum circle. Instruments will be provided for the first 50 participants. Participation will be on a first-come, first-served basis.


Nov
17
10:15AM

--to--

12:45PM

Smart Living with Technology: Social Media -- Facebook

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Learn how to stay in touch with loved ones, keep up with the news and leverage your network for your job search. Basic computer and Internet skills and an email account are required. Call 718-831-8636 to preregister.


Nov
18
6:30PM

--to--

8:30PM

Business Planning Basics (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

This course will teach how to organize a business idea into a structured plan, identify and promote a business to potential customers, fulfill the legal requirements of starting a business and develop financial projections.


Nov
19
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Intermediate Word

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

Build upon your basic knowledge of Microsoft Word in this intermediate workshop. Learn how to format documents and bibliographies and insert tables, charts, headers and footers. Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Word are required. Class code CC200


Nov
23
6:30PM

--to--

7:45PM

Business Financing Roadmap

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

Whether you are just starting up or expanding an existing business, this course will help you learn about credit and financing opportunities for your small business. Additionally, the course will give insight on what lenders are looking for in the current credit environment so you can be best prepared when applying for financing.


Dec
11
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children work on a craft project and make something to take home.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
14
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Business Planning Basics (in Spanish)

Location: Corona
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

This course will teach you how to organize your business idea into a structured plan, identify and promote your business to potential customers, fulfill the legal requirements of starting your business, and develop your financial projections.

You will learn about:

• Components of a strong business plan
• Interconnectivity of marketing, finance, human resources and operations
• Strategies for reaching your target customers


Dec
15
10:15AM

--to--

12:45PM

Smart Living with Technology: Entertainment Online

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Learn how to find music, movies, games and digital media to meet your informational educational and cultural interests. Basic Internet skills and an email account are required.


Dec
16
6:30PM

--to--

8:30PM

Financing Roadmap for Businesses (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

Whether you are just starting up or expanding an existing business, this course, in Mandarin Chinese, will help you learn about credit and financing opportunities for your small business. Additionally, the course will give insight on what lenders are looking for in the current credit environment so you can be prepared when applying for financing.


Dec
18
1:30PM

--to--

2:45PM

Celebrate the Holidays with JayCee

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Celebrate the Holidays with JayCee Driesen - A mix of holiday songs and upbeat popular music to celebrate the season.