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Agency abbrev: 
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Agency Location: 
DRA Code: 
093200
Virtua Code: 
093200000
Agency Name: 
Elmhurst
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Hours
Monday Open: 
9:00 AM
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: 
10:00 AM
Saturday Close: 
5:30 PM
Sunday Open: 
Closed
Sunday Close: 
Closed
Special Alert: 

The Elmhurst Community Library is at a temporary location due to renovations. The new address is 85-05 51st Ave.

The Elmhurst ALC is located at 84-07 Broadway, Elmhurst, NY  11373.

 

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Feb
27
10:00AM

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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.

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Feb
27
10:00AM

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11:30AM

English Conversation Classes

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Improve you vocabulary, listening and speaking skills. We will talk about holidays, cooking, shopping, family and other topics of interest.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
10:00AM

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1:00PM

Small Business Help

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Are you thinking about starting your own business? Do you have a great business idea but aren't sure how to get it off the ground? Get free, individual help at the library to create a business plan and turn your business idea into reality. Visit us for 1 on 1 assistance on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10-1pm.

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

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Feb
27
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Chit Chat and STARs Performance

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Chat and make friends over the phone. Senior Theater Acting Repertory presents scenes from classic plays. 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.


Feb
27
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Open Lab

Location: Arverne
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 718-634-4784 for more information.


Feb
27
10:00AM

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12:00PM

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


Feb
27
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Introduction to the Internet

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 12 openings

After this workshop, you will have the 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


Feb
27
10:00AM

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4:00PM

High School Equivalency Exam Screenings

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Drop in to take an assessment test to see if you are ready for the TASC (Test Assessing Secondary Completion) or NEDP (National External Diploma Program) exam. For more information, call 718-752-3723.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Board Games

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children play Monopoly and other board games.


Feb
27
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Knitting Club

Location: Maspeth
Registration: Not required

Spend a Friday morning with fellow knitters sharing ideas.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
10:00AM

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3:00PM

Get Free Help with Your Taxes!

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Sign up to get FREE help with electronic filing. If your income is under $60,000 per year then you qualify to receive assistance from New York State Tax Department volunteers. Volunteers will be available to provide FREE guidance to taxpayers who are electronically preparing and filing their own personal income tax returns. Sign up at Woodside library.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
10:00AM

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3:00PM

Get Free Help with Your Taxes!

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Sign up to get FREE help with electronic filing. If your income is under $60,000 per year then you qualify to receive assistance from New York State Tax Department volunteers. Volunteers will be available to provide FREE guidance to taxpayers who are electronically preparing and filing their own personal income tax returns. Sign up at Queens Library @ Flushing. Volunteers will be available that speak English and Chinese.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
10:00AM

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3:00PM

Tax Preparation Assistance (in English and Haitian Creole)

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

If your income is under $60,000 per year, then volunteers of the New York State Tax Department can assist you with electronic filing of your personal income tax return. Volunteers will be available on Wednesdays and Fridays and speak English and Haitian-Creole. Preregister at the library.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
10:15AM

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10:45AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Children ages 9-23 months join Mrs. Tina for nursery rhymes, songs, stories, fingerplays and more. Preregistration required. Space is limited.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
10:15AM

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11:00AM

Toddler Time

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Toddlers ages 18 months to 3 years listen to stories, sing songs, recite nursery rhymes and color pages. A parent or adult caregiver must accompany each child.


Feb
27
10:30AM

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11:15AM

Toddler Story and Activity Time

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2 to 3½ years, accompanied by their caregivers, enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and a simple craft or coloring activity. Preregistration for the series is required.


Feb
27
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Toddler Time

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Children ages 12-36 months and their caregivers join us for play time, stories, crafts and songs.


Feb
27
10:30AM

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11:15AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Infants ages 6-18 months and their parents or other adult caregivers learn songs and rhymes, listen to simple picture books being read aloud 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


Feb
27
10:30AM

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11:15AM

Toddler Time

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Join us for a 30-minute storytime with books, songs and fingerplays for toddlers ages 2-4 years accompanied by parent or other adult caregiver. Please arrive on time. The program starts promptly, and latecomers will not be accommodated.


Feb
27
10:30AM

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11:15AM

Toddler Movement

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Toddlers and the parents or other adult caregivers will improve their large motor skills with dance and exercise.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18-35 months hear stories, enjoy fingerplays, sing songs and play movement games in this early-learning, early-enrichment program. THIS PROGRAM IS NOW CLOSED; ONLY CHILDREN AND THEIR PARENTS WHO HAVE PREVIOUSLY PRE-REGISTERED WILL BE ACCOMMODATED.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
10:30AM

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1:30PM

Ask the Pharmacist

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Gather your prescriptions, vitamins, over-the-counter medicines and herbal supplements and bring a list of your questions to ask the pharmacist. Preregister at the Reference Desk or call 718-990-5197 or email tmichel@queenslibrary.org to minimize your wait time.


Feb
27
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Children ages 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 months listen to stories, sing nursery rhymes and do fingerplays.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Let's Play

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

Thirty minutes of music and casual play for babies, toddlers and their adult caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
10:30AM

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11:15AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Infants and their caregivers are invited for 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


Feb
27
10:30AM

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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


Feb
27
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Knitting Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
10:30AM

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2:30PM

Get Free Help with Your Taxes!

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Sign up to get FREE help with electronic filing. If your income is under $60,000 per year then you qualify to receive assistance from New York State Tax Department volunteers. Volunteers will be available to provide FREE guidance to taxpayers who are electronically preparing and filing their own personal income tax returns. Sign up at Queens Library @ East Elmhurst. Volunteers will be available that speak English and Spanish.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Children age 4 and under are welcome for storytelling, music and games. This program runs every Friday all year long.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
11:00AM

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4:00PM

SNAP Benefits

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

Find out if you qualify for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, formerly known as Food Stamps, and get help applying. Walk-ins are welcome. Call the CSCS SNAP Outreach Office at 347-815-5930 or email snap@cscs-ny.org for other times and locations.


Feb
27
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Storytime

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Storytime for ages 2-6 includes stories, songs and crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
11:00AM

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11:45AM

Toddler Time

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

Books, songs, fingerplays and more for toddlers and their adult caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
11:00AM

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11:30AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Infants ages 6-18 months listen to stories, sing songs and bounce to favorite nursery rhymes.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
11:00AM

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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


Feb
27
11:00AM

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11:30AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Toddlers and their parents enjoy fingerplays and songs.


Feb
27
11:15AM

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12:15PM

Toddler Time

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

This interactive storytime for children ages 18-36 months and their parents or caregivers will feature picture books, songs and rhymes.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
11:15AM

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12:00PM

Mommy or Daddy and Me

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Learn simple rhymes with your baby at this program for parents and their infants.


Feb
27
11:30AM

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12:30PM

Toddler Time

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Toddlers ages 18-36 months and their caregivers join our Children's Librarian for stories and fun.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
11:30AM

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12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Toddlers and their parents or other adult caregivers enjoy stories, songs and playtime.


Feb
27
11:30AM

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12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2 1/2 and up 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


Feb
27
11:30AM

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1:30PM

Tax Preparation Assistance

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

IRS-trained counselors will help you complete your 2014 personal income tax return. Bring a copy of your 2013 income tax return(s); all W-2, 1099 and other forms and documents for 2014; unemployment compensation statements; SSA-1099 if you received Social Security benefits; a photo ID for every person listed on the return; and Social Security cards or other official documentation for yourself and all dependents.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Toddlers and their parents sing songs, do fingerplays and listen to simple picture books.


Feb
27
11:30AM

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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, movement games and toys.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
12:00PM

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12:30PM

Coloring Club

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Toddlers and their parents color together.


Feb
27
12:00PM

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12:30PM

Toddler Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18 months to 3 years enjoy storytime with books, exercise and songs.


Feb
27
12:00PM

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1:45PM

Friday Movie at Noon

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Every Friday at noon adults can enjoy a different film.
2/27 Tyler Perry's Madea's Witness Protection
3/6 Dolphin Tale
3/13 Pirates of the Caribbean - On Stranger Tides
3/20 The Truth About Charlie

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
12:30PM

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1:30PM

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


Feb
27
12:30PM

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2:30PM

Film Screenings for Seniors

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

We continue our 2014 Oscar nominee series with "Birdman," rated R, starring Michael Keaton and running 1 hour and 59 minutes.


Feb
27
12:30PM

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1:00PM

Craft and Play Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Toddlers play and work on easy crafts.


Feb
27
1:00PM

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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


Feb
27
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


Feb
27
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Scrabble and Bananagrams

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Play word games with new friends.


Feb
27
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "Burial Rites" by Hannah Kent" at our book group for adults.


Feb
27
2:30PM

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6:30PM

Earn Prizes for Reading!

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

It's easy! Tell Ms. Lucy about every book you read on your own reading level, either to yourself or someone else, and earn a star. The four readers with the most stars every Friday will win a cool prize. You must be age 12 or under to participate.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
2:30PM

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4:00PM

Board Game and Coloring Time

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Enjoy an afternoon of fun!


Feb
27
3:00PM

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6:00PM

Homework Zone

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

*Children up to age 12 can get homework help with a teen tutor. Mondays through Fridays 3:00pm-6:00pm. Hours may vary.*

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
3:00PM

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6:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

Tutoring and homework help are available to children every day after school. In some cases teen tutors will assist children in small groups.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

TGIF Games

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

End your week playing video and board games or just hanging out with your friends.


Feb
27
3:00PM

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6:00PM

Quiet Computer Lounge Open Lab

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Our Quiet Computer Lounge is a good place to check email or print your resume.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
3:00PM

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3:45PM

Zumba for Kids

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Zumba is a dance and exercise program. This class is specially geared for children.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Art Classes and Manga drawings

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Show your artistic skills in drawings.
for teens

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Spelling Bee

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Invigorate your brain with a spelling bee, for children and teens!

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Homework Help

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Help with homework is available for children in grades 1-6.


Feb
27
3:00PM

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4:00PM

"I Learn How to Read" Parent's Workshop

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Our VIP parents and Ms. Lucy will show parents how to make reading engaging and fun for children.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Friday Afternoon Movies

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

2/20: I Am Ali, PG; 2/27: 101 Dalmations, G; 3/6: Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, PG; 3/13: Cinderella, G; 3/20: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, PG; 3/27: Despicable Me 2, PG; 4/10: Dumbo, G; 4/17: Frozen, PG; 4/24: Guardians of the Galaxy, PG-13; 5/1: The Lego Movie, PG; 5/8: The Little Mermaid, G; 5/15: Maleficent, PG; 5/22: Mary Poppins, G; 5/29: Monsters University, G; 6/5: Tinkerbell and the Legend of the NeverBeast, G; 6/12: Wreck-It Ralph, PG

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
3:00PM

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4:45PM

Chess Club

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

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


Feb
27
3:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

for ages 6-14

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
3:30PM

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6:30PM

Homework Help

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Homework help is available after school for students in grades 1-6.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Games Galore

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Children and teens age 8 and up play console and board games every Friday afternoon.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
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


Feb
27
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Board Game Bonanza

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of board games!


Feb
27
3:30PM

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4:00PM

Book Buddies

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Children in grades K-3 share books and stories with a teen reading buddy.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
3:30PM

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4:15PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-5 years will have fun hearing stories, singing songs, enjoying fingerplays and doing movement games in this early-literacy and enrichment program. Space is limited; preregistration is a must, beginning Wednesday, January 21 at 10:30AM. Tickets will be distributed 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


Feb
27
3:30PM

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5:15PM

Children's Movie Friday

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Join us for screenings of blockbuster movies for children in grades K-6 and their parents or guardians: 2/6 - "Monsters Inc."; 2/13 - "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2"; 2/20 - "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day"; 2/27 - "Big Hero 6." All films are rated G or PG.


Feb
27
3:45PM

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5:45PM

Recovery International

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Anxiety, fear, obsessions, anger, stress, depression: find 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


Feb
27
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Book Buddies

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Children ages 4-8 team up with a teen reading partner.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Beautiful Music, Beautiful Writing

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

In the first half hour of this weekly one-hour session, children in grades 1-8 will practice their penmanship and cursive writing while listening to jazz and classical music. In the second half hour, we will learn simple phrases in Spanish, French and Japanese.


Feb
27
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Flash Card Spelling

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 compete to see who can spell the most words from flash cards. The winner gets pizza!

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Chess Club with New York Cares

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

New York Cares offers chess lessons for beginners and an opportunity for experienced players to get in some games.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Pen Pal Club

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 2-5 improve their writing and spelling skills and make new friends who are not really that far away. Participants at Bellerose Library will write letters to participants at Windsor Park Library, and vice versa. Preregistration for the series is required.


Feb
27
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Teen Happy Hour

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

All teens are invited to our weekly happy hour tradition at Flushing: hang out with friends and play Xbox, Nintendo Wii, or board and card games!


Feb
27
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Make a Picture Frame

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children will decorate their own picture frames to take home.


Feb
27
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children age 4 and up work on a different project each week. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Lewis H. Latimer and His Legacy

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Joel Holub will give an informal lecture and discussion on Lewis H. Latimer and the Lewis H. Latimer House Museum. Space is limited; first come, first served. Light refreshments will be served. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Douglaston/Little Neck Library.


Feb
27
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Game Fridays

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Play the latest games Xbox, Playstation and Wii games.
for teens

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Fashion Show

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

The beautiful fashions and lively cultures of Africa are featured at today's show.


Feb
27
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

Being Kind and Respectful of Ourselves and Others

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Nurse Nina will use books and crafts to discuss how we handle our emotions, how we treat others and how we want to be treated by others.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

African American History Month Movie and Popcorn Series

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Every Friday we present a cinematic celebration of African American History Month, popcorn included. You just sit back and enjoy!


Feb
27
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Discovery Team Science Fun

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children of middle-school age and younger and their families explore STEM concepts (science, technology, engineering and math) through interactive activities and creative projects.


Feb
27
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Game Day

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

All ages are invited to play one of our many board games.


Feb
27
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Picture Book Time

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Children listen to stories read aloud.


Feb
27
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Arts and crafts hour for children is every Friday afternoon except holidays.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Crafternoons

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Join us for arts and crafts for children ages 6-12. Space is limited.


Feb
27
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Amazing Readers Kids' Book Club

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 8-12 will discuss Jeff Kinney's "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules" at this session of Amazing Readers, a book group just for kids that meets on the last Friday of each month.


Feb
27
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


Feb
27
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

One-on-One Computer Help

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Learn or improve your computer skills at sessions tailored to your individual needs.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Chess Club

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Play chess with other enthusiasts!

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
5:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Discovery Team Science

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Conduct science experiments and learn new facts in our club for budding scientists in grade 2 and up!


Feb
27
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Video Game Day

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

It's Friday: time for the weekend! Why not reward yourself after a busy school week by enjoying our biweekly video game program for kids and teens?

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
5:30PM

--to--

8:30PM

Lefrak City Friends Black History Month event

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Celebrate a culture that has helped shape the world with live entertainment and refreshments. For a suggested donation of $5.00 per adult and $2.00 for each child to help support the library's Buy-A-Book Fund.
Key Note Speaker: Assemblyman Jeffrion Aubrey
Additional Speaker: Detective Eric Grimes


Feb
27
6:30PM

--to--

7:45PM

ShapeUp NYC: Calypso Cardio

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Instructor Debra Brown offers a total body workout that improves muscle strength and endurance and keeps the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen the cardiopulmonary system. 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


Feb
27
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Celebrate Dominican Independence Day with Berto Reyes and His Band

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Berto Reyes and his band will perform traditional music, known as perico ripiao, on the güira, drum and accordion. They will also play merengue típico, a traditional Dominican merengue, and merenhouse, a blend of merengue with American hip-hop and rap, with the added sounds of sax, bass and conga. Come to learn about, and enjoy, Dominican sounds!


Feb
28
9:00AM

--to--

4:00PM

Women's History Month CLAMP Celebration

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

March is women's History Month. In celebration, Teen Space will have a CLAMP marathon. CLAMP is an all-female manga artist group responsible for "RG Vega," "Chobits," "Cardcaptor Sakura," "Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicles," "xxxHolic" and many other popular manga and graphic novel series.


Feb
28
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Microsoft Word for Spanish Speakers

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

Learn how to create a document and work with tables: 2/14 - Introduction to Microsoft Word; 2/21 - Creating and saving documents; 2/28 - Working with tables and printing. Customers should have basic computer skills, such as knowing how to use the keyboard and mouse and how to open and close applications, and are encouraged to attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning Saturday, February 7 at 9:00AM.


Feb
28
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners PowerPoint

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

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 your slide show. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills are required. Class Code: CC190


Feb
28
9:45AM

--to--

10:00AM

Join Us in Celebrating the Year of the Sheep with Chinese and Korean Music, Dance, Arts, and Food!

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Chinese Paper Portrait Cutting Program. 10:15 a.m. – 11: 45 a.m.; Korean Food Preparation: Learn How to Prepare: Bibimbap. 12:00-1:30 p.m.; Korean Music and Dance by the Korean Traditional Music Association and Institute of America (KTMDI); 2:00 p.m.; The Spirit of Traditional Chinese Culture: a Spectacle of Kunqu, Ancient Music and Tea-Making Performance by Rong Rong Ya Ji, a division of the New York Chinese Opera Society. 3:30-4:30 p.m.


Feb
28
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Teens help children in grades K-6 with their homework.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
28
10:00AM

--to--

2:00PM

HSE Prep

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

These classes will help you prepare for taking and passing the High School Equivalency (HSE) Exam. Participants are urged to attend all classes. For more information, please call the Adult Learning Center at 718-723-7662.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
28
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Celebrate the Year of the Sheep with Chinese and Korean Music, Dance, Arts and Food

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Have fun and learn something new! 10:15AM - Chinese paper-cutting portraits; 12:00PM - Korean food preparation: bibimbap; 2:00PM - Korean music and dance by the Korean Traditional Music Association and Institute of America; 3:30PM - Traditional Chinese Kunqu, ancient music and tea-making performance by Rong Rong Ya Ji, a division of the New York Chinese Opera Society

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

Additional Dates


Feb
28
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Picture Book Time

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Picture Book Time is for children age 5 and under accompanied by a caregiver.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
28
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


Feb
28
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

The World of Work Reading and Discussion Group

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

This seven-session reading and discussion group explores the nature and meaning of work and how it shapes and influences our lives. It will help improve your financial literacy beyond reading bank statements and account balances and learn to use money as a resource to strengthen your family's future. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
28
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Saturday Science Lab

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Discover the wonders of the world with the Discovery Team and hands-on science!


Feb
28
11:00AM

--to--

4:00PM

Tax Preparation Assistance

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

The National Association of Black Accountants offers free income tax preparation assistance on Saturdays for those with an annual income under $40,000. Come early; there is a limit of 20 persons per day.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
28
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 all ages!


Feb
28
12:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Get Free Help with Your Taxes!

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Sign up to get FREE help with electronic filing. If your income is under $60,000 per year then you qualify to receive assistance from New York State Tax Department volunteers. Volunteers will be available to provide FREE guidance to taxpayers who are electronically preparing and filing their own personal income tax returns. Sign up at Queens Library @ Far Rockaway. Volunteers will be available that speak English.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
28
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Introduction to American Sign Language

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

If you have always wanted to give this beautiful language a try, this is your opportunity! We will teach fingerspelling, numbers, beginning conversations and proper sign language etiquette. This ASL course is designed for beginners with little or no known knowledge of ASL. Space is very limited.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
28
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Computers for Beginners (In Spanish)

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

Learn computer basics. 2/14 - Introduction to the computer; 2/21 - Navigating the Internet; 2/28 - Creating your own email account. Participants must attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Reference Desk beginning Saturday, February 7 at 10:00AM.


Feb
28
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Intermediate PowerPoint

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 3 openings

Take your PowerPoint presentations to the next level! Topics covered will include; creating transitions, emphasizing your information with animations, inserting charts, and inserting multimedia. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills and knowledge of PowerPoint are required. Class Code: CC220


Feb
28
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Make Reading Fun: A Literacy Workshop for Parents

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

At this workshop, parents will learn first-hand how to make reading fun for their children through the use of song, crafts and creative movement.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
28
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Love Songs with Castorina and Rose

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Castorina and Rose perform your favorite love songs, cabaret style.


Feb
28
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Belle's Players

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Belle's Players will perform a new production of scenes and monologues by well-known playwrights.


Feb
28
3:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Computer Classes (in Bengali and English)

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Do you need to learn how to turn on a computer or use the Internet or email? These classes are for you. 1/10 - Introduction to the computer; 1/17 - Navigating the Internet; 1/24- Creating your own email account. Participants are encouraged to attend all three classes. Preregistration is required at the Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning Saturday, December 27 at 9:00 a.m.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
28
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Love Songs through the Decades

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Tom Smith sings familiar love songs, from Gershwin to Stevie Wonder.


Mar
1
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Quintet of the Americas

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Quintet of the Americas, the world-renowned woodwind quintet from Queens, will perform a program of Latin American music. The group will be joined by students in the Corona Youth Orchestra for the premiere of a new work by award-winning composer Harold Gutierrez. Also on the program is the world premiere of Mr. Gutierrez' multi-media work based on memories of Latino seniors, his piano-wind sextet, and Latin American dances, including tangos. *In Auditorium, Lower Level*


Mar
1
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Sunday Concerts @ Central Presents Grace Drums

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

This percussion-and-vocal ensemble of spirited women of African descent uses time-honored traditional West African percussion instruments, music and vocals from African and Caribbean cultures, infusing traditional sounds with rhythm and blues, Afro-Caribbean dance beats and vocal improvisation.


Mar
2
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Computer Basics

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Learn the fundamentals!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Conversational English for Beginners

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

This English for Speakers of Other Languages program is offered by the Adult Learning Center of Queens Library.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Stretch Class for Pain Sufferers

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Participants will learn how to use yoga to relieve the pain of arthritis and muscle tightness. Participants should bring a yoga mat, 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


Mar
2
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 17 openings

After this workshop, you will be able to navigate a computer and begin to take advantage of everything computers have to offer. Topics covered include; computer terminology, using the mouse and touchpad, basic keyboarding skills, and how to navigate computer folders, files, and programs in a Windows environment. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call 718-990-8625. This is an introductory computer class, no prior knowledge or skills required. Class Code: CC100


Mar
2
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Storytime

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Preschoolers and their parents or other adult caregivers will listen to stories read from picture books.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Monday Morning with Miss Michele

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Miss Michele leads children ages 3-5 years in stories, music and a related activity.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
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


Mar
2
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children ages 12-24 months enjoy simple stories, nursery rhymes, fingerplays and songs.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Simple Crafts

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Young children work on simple projects.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
11:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Preschool Storytime

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

Join us for stories, songs and creative movement for children ages 3-5 with a parent. Space is limited. Please preregister at the library one week before each session.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
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


Mar
2
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 or visit Arverne Library for more information.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
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


Mar
2
12:00PM

--to--

12:30PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Very young children enjoy songs and fingerplays with their parents.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
12:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

AARP Smart Driver Course

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

This course, offered by AARP, is open to anyone with a driver's license. The fee is $20 for AARP members and $25 for nonmembers, payable by check or money order only. Preregistration is required in person at the library.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
12:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Tax Preparation Assistance

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

AARP offers IRS-trained counselors to assist low-income older adults in completing their 2014 personal income tax return; first come, first served.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
12:30PM

--to--

1:15PM

Storytime

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18 months to 4 years, accompanied by a parent or other adult caregiver, will listen to picture books, sing, play games and color.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
12:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

High School Equivalency Math

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

This program is offered by the Adult Learning Center of Queens Library.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
12:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Tax Preparation Assistance

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

IRS-trained counselors will help you complete your 2014 personal income tax return. Bring a copy of your 2013 income tax return(s); all W-2, 1099 and other forms and documents for 2014; unemployment compensation statements; SSA-1099 if you received Social Security benefits; a photo ID for every person listed on the return; and Social Security cards or other official documentation for yourself and all dependents.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Introduction to Computers

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Find out how to use a computer to search the Queens Library catalog and the Internet, and learn how to create and use an email account.


Mar
2
12:30PM

--to--

1:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Skype a Crossword

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We solve the puzzle together using your home computer and Skype. This program is open to all older adults and homebound Mail-a-Book patrons. 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


Mar
2
1:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Get Free Help with Your Taxes!

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Sign up to get FREE help with electronic filing. If your income is under $60,000 per year then you qualify to receive assistance from New York State Tax Department volunteers. Volunteers will be available to provide FREE guidance to taxpayers who are electronically preparing and filing their own personal income tax returns. Sign up at Queens Central Library. Volunteers will be available that speak English and Spanish.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
1:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Join us for a fun-filled half hour of storytime and activities for children ages 3 1/2 to 5.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

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


Mar
2
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

This is an hour of fun, stories, songs, fingerplays and crafts on Monday afternoons for preschoolers ages 3-5 and their caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Day Book Club

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is the novel "The Rosie Project" by Graeme Simsion.


Mar
2
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


Mar
2
3:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

A teen tutor is available after school to help students in grades K-8 with homework.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
3:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Classic Movie Mondays

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

In March, we are celebrating the pre-Hollywood work of Alfred Hitchcock: 3/2 – "The Lady Vanishes" (1938); 3/9 – "The Man Who Knew Too Much" (1934); 3/16 – "Sabotage" (1936); 3/23 – "Young and Innocent" (1937); 3/30 – "Jamaica Inn" (1939)

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Chess club for adults meets every afternoon except Saturdays.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Homework Help

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Help with homework is available 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


Mar
2
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Open Lab

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Join us every Monday from 3:00-5:00PM to search for a job, edit your resume or practice your computer skills.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
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


Mar
2
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Family Storytime

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 4-8 years will have fun hearing stories and singing songs.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
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


Mar
2
3:45PM

--to--

4:45PM

Gentle Yoga with Mirelle Netelle

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


Mar
2
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

Future Business Leaders of America

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

Teens learn about running a business and working cooperatively with others through educational, hands-on activities.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Crafternoon for All

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Enjoy doing crafts for all ages.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Join us for some friendly competition! 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


Mar
2
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Drop-In Math Help

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Drop into the Children's Area on Mondays and Tuesdays and get help from our math coach, Ms. Samantha, if you need help with your math homework or are having trouble in math class.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children over age 4 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


Mar
2
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

ProjectArt

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

In this five-session series, children ages 8-12 will work with a teaching artist to learn the basic elements of design in various media, including painting, collage and drawing. Students will be introduced to notable artists of the past and encouraged to explore their own distinctive styles. The course will conclude with a professional show at a contemporary art gallery. 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


Mar
2
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Lego Building Club and Board Games

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 or play board games. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Lego Club

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Have fun making some delightful Lego creations!


Mar
2
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Homework help is available Mondays through Thursdays, 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


Mar
2
4:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Debate Day

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Debate day, for young people age 10 and up, is a chance to voice opinions on social issues and books.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Play chess every Monday, except holidays! 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


Mar
2
5:00PM

--to--

5:45PM

Reading and Rhythm

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Children up to age 5 and their parents or other adult caregivers are invited to an interactive program combining storytelling, crafts, music and movement.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Introduction to Tai Chi with Kevin M. Sullivan

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Instructor Kevin M. Sullivan teaches participants a gentle form of martial arts often referred to as "meditation in motion." Preregistration is required for each session.


Mar
2
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Guided Meditation

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Guided meditation can help calm the mind and relax the body. People who mediate regularly report feeling less stress and a greater sense of peace and well-being. Instructor Jill Ackiron Moses will help you learn how to meditate and make positive mental changes.


Mar
2
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Board Games

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children play Monopoly and other board games after school.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
5:30PM

--to--

7:00PM

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


Mar
2
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

English Conversation Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Is English your second or third language? Do you want to improve your
speaking skills? Practice at the library with native speakers!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
5:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Computer Homework Help

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children will learn how to use the Queens Library online catalogue, find books in the library and browse safe and educational free websites.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
6:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Toddler Time

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-5 enjoy stories, creative movement, puppets, bubbles and songs.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
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


Mar
2
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Chess

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Young people age 8 and up enjoy chess for 90 minutes. All levels are invited.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Mix

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Instructor Jane Zheng uses easy-to-follow moves to increase cardiovascular fitness, tone the body and burn calories. 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


Mar
2
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Conquer Your Fear of Public Speaking with Robin Richie

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Gain the tools you need to become an engaging, highly effective and memorable public speaker. Whether you are a high school senior, college student or seasoned professional in the workplace who simply wishes to become more confident, this series will help you comfortably achieve excellence when giving oral presentations. Robin Richie is an independent cable television producer and on-air host.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Dr. Seuss Day Celebration

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Let's celebrate the great work of Dr. Seuss with a read-aloud, crafts and snacks!


Mar
2
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Dance Fitness

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Instructor Amber Adams combines a cross-cultural blend of dance styles and musical influences to give you a total body workout that is sure to increase strength and aerobic stamina. It's a fusion of fitness and fun. 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


Mar
2
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


Mar
2
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Dance Fitness

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Instructor Veronica Thomas leads an exciting workout uses easy-to-follow dance steps to increase cardiovascular fitness and tone the 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


Mar
2
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Zumba Fusion

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Instructor Diana Chen combines Latin rhythms and international music with dance to make exercise fun and social. 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


Mar
2
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Zumba

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Instructor Tanya Gonzalez-Jorge teaches this fusion of Latin, international and popular dance music 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 Mondays, except holidays, March 2 through June 29.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Introduction to Classical Belly Dance with Noora

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Classical belly dance instructor Noora teaches adults basic techniques, including proper posture, body positions, shimmies, isolations and more. Space is limited. Preregistration is required for each session.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
6:45PM

--to--

7:00PM

Babies and Books

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Infants age 16 months and under will hear stories accompanied by puppets, songs and bubbles.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
3
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers and the Internet

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

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


Mar
3
10:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers

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.

This introductory computer course for adults will show you how to use the mouse and keyboard, navigate the Internet
and create your own email account. It will also provide basics on Microsoft Word, a common word processing program. Preregistration is required.

SunnysideTue, Mar 10, 201510:15AM - 12:00PM
SunnysideTue, Mar 17, 201510:15AM - 12:00PM

Mar
3
10:30AM

--to--

5:30PM

New York 26th Regiment Colored Troops Diorama and Presentation

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

CHE Nautical & Enviro Edutainment presents a program on New York's 26th Regiment United States Colored Troops, featuring actors in period costume and a 4' x 12' diorama of a Civil War landscape with model steam train. The 26th Regiment was recruited from African Americans in New York State and fought in South Carolina during the Civil War.


Mar
3
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Guilded Relaxation Workshop for Cancer Survivors

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Learn and experience guided relaxation exercises that can reduce stress and anxiety at this workshop for cancer survivors. Research shows that stress reduction and relaxation practices can help to reduce pain, nausea and fatigue. To preregister or for more information, please call 212-647-9700 x239. The workshop will be held at Queens Cancer Center, 82-68 164 Street, Room A-540.


Mar
3
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Basic Computer for Adults

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Receive Instructions using the Internet and explore how to do online research.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
3
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Interview Preparation

Location: Arverne
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. Preegister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-634-4784. Class code JR170


Mar
3
11:00AM

--to--

4:00PM

Get Free Help with Your Taxes!

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Sign up to get FREE help with electronic filing. If your income is under $60,000 per year then you qualify to receive assistance from New York State Tax Department volunteers. Volunteers will be available to provide FREE guidance to taxpayers who are electronically preparing and filing their own personal income tax returns. Sign up at Queens Library @ Queensboro Hill. Volunteers will be available that speak English and Chinese.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
3
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Computers for Beginners

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 7 openings

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
3
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Technology Bootcamp

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics at this technology series.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
3
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Job Search Strategies

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

Prepare yourself to start a successful job search! In this workshop participants will learn what is needed to start a job search, what are some general and career-specific websites, and how to safely find and apply for jobs online. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information call 718-634-4784. Class code JR190


Mar
3
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Sewing by the Book: Baby Accessories

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

The theme of this season's hand and machine sewing workshop for adults is baby accessories. You may also work on repairs or your own projects. We meet before the library opens; arrive promptly and ring the bell, gently please, for entry. We will create the following: March - blanket trimmed with satin; April - bibs; May - booties; June - bonnets.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
3
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Share your skills with new friends.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
3
1:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Get Free Help with Your Taxes!

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Sign up to get FREE help with electronic filing. If your income is under $60,000 per year then you qualify to receive assistance from New York State Tax Department volunteers. Volunteers will be available to provide FREE guidance to taxpayers who are electronically preparing and filing their own personal income tax returns. Sign up at Queens Library @ Sunnyside. Volunteers will be available that speak English and Spanish.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
3
1:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

SNAP and SCRIE Benefits

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Find out whether you qualify for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, formerly known as food stamps, and the Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) Program, and get help applying. No appointment is necessary. For more information and a list of other locations and times, call the outreach office of LiveOn NY (formally Council of Senior Centers and Services of New York City, Inc.) at 347-815-5930 or email SNAP@liveon-ny.org.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
3
1:15PM

--to--

3:15PM

Scrabble Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Play Scrabble, the word game that has been played for generations! Please bring your own Scrabble materials.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
3
1:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Tax Preparation Assistance

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

IRS-trained counselors will help you complete your 2014 personal income tax return. Bring a copy of your 2013 income tax return(s); all W-2, 1099 and other forms and documents for 2014; unemployment compensation statements; SSA-1099 if you received Social Security benefits; a photo ID for every person listed on the return; and Social Security cards or other official documentation for yourself and all dependents.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
3
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Understanding the Labor Market

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

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself for success by familiarizing yourself with how the job market works and how to begin a productive search. Preregistration is required. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR100


Mar
3
1:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Tax Preparation Assistance

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

IRS-trained counselors will help you complete your 2014 personal income tax return. Bring a copy of your 2013 income tax return(s); all W-2, 1099 and other forms and documents for 2014; unemployment compensation statements; SSA-1099 if you received Social Security benefits; a photo ID for every person listed on the return; and Social Security cards or other official documentation for yourself and all dependents.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
3
1:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Tax Preparation Assistance

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

IRS-trained counselors will help you complete your 2014 personal income tax return. Bring a copy of your 2013 income tax return(s), all W-2, 1099 and other forms and documents for 2014; unemployment compensation statements; SSA-1099 if you received Social Security benefits; a photo ID for every person listed on the return; and Social Security cards or other official documentation for yourself and all dependents.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
3
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Geography: A Trivia Game

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Play geography trivia with Kathy Cohen at this teleconferenced program. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Mar
3
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Come Fly with Me

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Journey through the musical landscape of the 20th century, from the 1920s to the 1980’s, with vocalist Jacques LeBas.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
3
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Independent Films at 2:00

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Every Tuesday afternoon we screen an independent, foreign or documentary film: 3/3 - "Fill the Void" (2012, rated PG, in Hebrew); 3/10- "Foxcatcher" (2014, rated R); 3/17 - "The Good Lie" (2014; rated PG-13); 3/24 - "Magic in the Moonlight" (2014; rated P-13); 3/31 - "Wadjda" (2012, rated PG, in Arabic).

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

Additional Dates


Mar
3
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 718-990-8625 for more information.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
3
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Scrabble Club

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

We meet every Tuesday this winter.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
3
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Young Engineers of the Future: Going Green

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

Technology experts from the Beam Center in Brooklyn use hands-on activities to demonstrate how wind, solar, tidal and other renewable energy sources create electricity to power lights, motors, cell phone chargers and lots of other things. Join us for a “going green” workshop series that will benefit YOUR future!

This program is made possible by a grant from National Grid.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
3
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Celebrate National Reading Month

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Children and families are invited to join us to celebrate National Reading Month with a storytime featuring a special appearance by Curious George.


Mar
3
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Reading and Writing Test Preparation: Grade 3

Location: Woodhaven
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.

This 4-week course will provide help to third graders preparing for the ELA (English Language Assessment). Students must attend all sessions. Preregistration is required. Space is limited.

WoodhavenTue, Mar 10, 20153:00PM - 4:00PM
WoodhavenTue, Mar 17, 20153:00PM - 4:00PM
WoodhavenTue, Mar 24, 20153:00PM - 4:00PM

Mar
3
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Make and Do

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

Simple arts and crafts, science projects or other creative activities for ages 6 and up.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
3
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Scrabble Club

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join other adults for a weekly hour of vocabulary-building, strategizing and fun!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Afternoon Craft Time

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Miss Beverly leads kids in grades 3-8 in a different craft activity each Tuesday afternoon.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Learn while Making a Craft

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Children will make crafts based on children's books at these workshops conducted by the literacy organization LINC.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

Teen Games . . . and Snacks!

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Chess Club at Rosedale Library

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Learn to play chess

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

Additional Dates


Mar
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Self-Esteem

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Teens will learn how to develop positive attitudes towards themselves.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Book Buddies

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Children ages 4-8 share books of their choice and practice their reading skills with teen buddies.
Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Homework Help

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Homework help is available Mondays through Thursdays, 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


Mar
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Tuesday Afternoon Arts and Crafts

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Create an exciting new project each week!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
3
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

NYPD Explorer Program

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

We meet every Tuesday in the Teen Space Conference Room.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
3
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Zines to Reach Your Dreams

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Writers, artists, cartoonists and poets are needed for a three-part zine workshop.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
3
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Prepare, Respond, Recover: What to Do When Disaster Strikes

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

The American Red Cross presents a citizen preparedness course designed to teach you how to prepare for and respond to a man-made, technological or natural disaster, and how to recover from such an emergency.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
3
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Drama Club

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Are you an aspiring actor or actress? Are you curious about what it’s like to perform on stage? Have you ever dreamed of becoming a movie star? This 10-week program will give you a chance to learn about theater, explore the art of acting and perform in a final showcase. Participation in the showcase is voluntary. Help put on the show or be in the show yourself!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
3
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


Mar
3
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Personal Branding Online

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

Find out how to monitor your online reputation, use social media while job seeking and create a strong LinkedIn profile. In this workshop, find out how to monitor your online reputation, use social media while job-seeking, and create a strong LinkedIn profile. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center. Basic computer skills are required. Class Code: CC130.


Mar
3
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Introduction to Excel

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

Learn how to use formulas and create spreadsheets and tables. 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.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
3
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Zumba: Dance for Your Health

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Certified Zumba instructor Maxine Davis teaches this easy-to-follow Latin dance-inspired fitness routine at PS 104Q, 26-01 Mott Avenue, Far Rockaway.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
3
7:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Small Business Workshop

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 50 openings

Do you have an idea for a business? Learn how to turn a business idea into a business plan in our workshop. Participants will learn 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 their business’s "doors." To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? 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


Mar
4
9:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Introduction to Computers

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

Learn the basics of using computers: logging on and off, using a keyboard and mouse, opening and closing “windows,” and using tool bars and scroll bars. Preregistration is required by phone or in person at the Cyber Center Desk. For details, please call 718-990-0769.


Mar
4
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.

At Toddler Time there are stories, songs and fingerplays for children ages 19 months to 3 years. Preregistration is required.

SunnysideWed, Mar 11, 201510:00AM - 10:30AM
SunnysideWed, Mar 18, 201510:00AM - 10:30AM
SunnysideWed, Mar 25, 201510:00AM - 10:30AM
SunnysideWed, Apr 1, 201510:00AM - 10:30AM

Mar
4
10:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Small Business Help

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Are you thinking about starting your own business? Do you have a great business idea but aren't sure how to turn it into a reality? Get free help at the library to create a business plan and turn your business idea into reality.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Skills Identification

Location: Flushing
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. To preregister, visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information please call 718-634-1876. Class code JR110


Mar
4
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Job Search Strategies

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

Prepare yourself to start a successful job search! Participants will learn: About general and career-specific websites; How to safely find and apply for jobs online including: how to create an account at a major job search website; how to post your resume online; how to email a resume; appropriate ways to follow up after applying online. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR190


Mar
4
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Cover Letters

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 openings

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 online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code JR130. For further information call (718)990-8625

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

IDNYC Workshop

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

Get some assistance in obtaining your NYC municipal ID! This official ID card can be used as a library card and offers free admission to many cultural institutions throughout the city. Offered in conjunction with the Astoria Blue Feather group.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
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 join us for stories, songs and fingerplays. Preregistration is required. Note the change in time and day.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
10:15AM

--to--

10:45AM

Toddler Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Children age 2½-4 years enjoy half an hour of songs, stories, fingerplays and movement activities.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
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


Mar
4
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Introduction to Computers and the Internet

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

At this four-part workshop, participants will learn about the basic components of the computer, computer terminology and how to naviagate folders, files and programs. They will also learn the basics of the Internet, including how to search for and browse websites, and will create an email address for themselves. Preregistration is required in person or by calling the library.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

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


Mar
4
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Playgroup

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Bring your toddlers for fun time at Steinway Library!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Toddlers hear stories, enjoy fingerplays, sing songs and play movement games. ALL SPACES IN THIS PROGRAM HAVE BEEN FILLED; ONLY CHILDREN AND THEIR PARENTS WHO HAVE PREREGISTERED WILL BE ACCOMMODATED.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
10:30AM

--to--

1:30PM

Citizenship Classes

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

Learn everything you need to know about American history, government and culture to pass the citizenship exam. Call 718-278-4303 to preregister, or preregister at the library starting on Wednesday, January 7 at 10:30 a.m.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Toddler Time

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

Children ages 18-36 months are invited to experience an exciting storytime with nursery rhymes, movement, music and a craft.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Toddler Time

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Preschoolers are invited to join us 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


Mar
4
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Reading time is cuddle time! Bring your infant or toddler and get ready to snuggle, hear a story, sing, dance and play!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Toddler Time

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Songs, picture books, fingerplays, rhymes and crafts make a fun program for children ages 1-3 and their caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Picture Book Time

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Stories and Science for Preschoolers

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

From the kitchen to the playground, science is all around us. Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and science activities with your preschooler ages 18 months to 5 years, and instill a love of science in your child! Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Time

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Toddlers ages 18-36 months enjoy fingerplays, rhymes and stories with their parents or adult caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Computers for Beginners

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 2 openings

Learn the basics, including how to surf the Internet and open an email account. Participants must possess a valid Queens Library card.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Timeless Tales

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 March 4, 2015
Availability: 10 openings

Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, songs, and more! Preregistration is required.

Central LibraryWed, Mar 11, 201510:30AM - 11:30AM
Central LibraryWed, Mar 18, 201510:30AM - 11:30AM
Central LibraryWed, Mar 25, 201510:30AM - 11:30AM
Central LibraryWed, Apr 1, 201510:30AM - 11:30AM

Mar
4
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


Mar
4
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


Mar
4
11:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

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 years join us for stories, songs and fun. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Join us for nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and playtime for infants 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


Mar
4
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


Mar
4
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Picture Book and Story Hour

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18-36 months and their parents or caregivers are invited to join our fun-filled picture-book reading and story time.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
11:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

Toddler Time

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Two-year-olds and their parents or other adult caregivers have fun sharing stories, fingerplays, songs and arts and crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
11:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

Picture Book Time

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Preschoolers ages 3-4 and their caregivers share stories, fingerplays, songs and arts and crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to Computers

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

After this workshop, you will be able to navigate a computer and begin to take advantage of everything computers have to offer. Topics covered include; computer terminology, using the mouse and touchpad, basic keyboarding skills, and how to navigate computer folders, files, and programs in a Windows environment. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call (718) 634-4784. This is an introductory computer class, no prior knowledge or skills required. Class Code: CC100


Mar
4
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers listen to stories, sing songs and enjoy fingerplays.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
11:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

Preschool Stories

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children 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


Mar
4
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Genealogy

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Use the Ancestry database at the library to find birth, marriage, death, immigration, school and church records about your ancestors.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
11:30AM

--to--

12:15PM

Toddler Time

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories and fun for children ages 12-36 months with their caregivers. We'll all read and color together.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
11:30AM

--to--

2:30PM

Tax Preparation Assistance

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

IRS-trained counselors will help you complete your 2014 personal income tax return. Bring a copy of your 2013 income tax return(s); all W-2, 1099 and other forms and documents for 2014; unemployment compensation statements; SSA-1099 if you received Social Security benefits; a photo ID for every person listed on the return; and Social Security cards or other official documentation for yourself and all dependents.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Introduction to computer

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 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 718-641-7086 for additional information. This is an introductory class; prior computer knowledge and skills are not required. Class code CC100


Mar
4
11:30AM

--to--

12:15PM

Toddler Time

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children ages 1½ to 3 years and their caregivers participate in storytime, fingerplays, songs and crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
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


Mar
4
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Senior Theater Acting Repertory

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Calling all older adults! Bring out your acting skills 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


Mar
4
12:00PM

--to--

12:30PM

Storytime

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

There are stories, coloring and fun for young children every Wednesday at noon.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
12:00PM

--to--

1:30PM

Online Job Applications

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 40 openings

Apply for jobs online 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. Call (718) 990-8625 for additional information.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Introduction to Computers

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 4 openings

Learn the basic steps of using a computer: how to open and close windows and use the mouse, keyboard, toolbar and scroll bars. 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


Mar
4
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


Mar
4
12:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Get Free Help with Your Taxes!

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

Sign up to get FREE help with electronic filing. If your income is under $60,000 per year then you qualify to receive assistance from New York State Tax Department volunteers. Volunteers will be available to provide FREE guidance to taxpayers who are electronically preparing and filing their own personal income tax returns. Sign up at Queens Library @ Lefferts. Volunteers will be available that speak English.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
12:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Tax Preparation Assistance

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

AARP offers IRS-trained preparers to assist low-income and elderly filers with their returns.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
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


Mar
4
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

English Conversation Classes

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Improve your vocabulary, listening and speaking skills talking about holidays, shopping, family and other topics of interest.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
1:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Get Free Help with Your Taxes!

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Sign up to get FREE help with electronic filing. If your income is under $60,000 per year then you qualify to receive assistance from New York State Tax Department volunteers. Volunteers will be available to provide FREE guidance to taxpayers who are electronically preparing and filing their own personal income tax returns. Sign up at Queens Library @ Rochdale Village. Volunteers will be available that speak English.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
1:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

This interactive program for toddlers age 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 and their caregivers features storytime, nursery rhymes and songs.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
1:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Tax Preparation Assistance

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

IRS-trained counselors will help you complete your 2014 personal income tax return. Bring a copy of your 2013 income tax return(s); all W-2, 1099 and other forms and documents for 2014; unemployment compensation statements; SSA-1099 if you received Social Security benefits; a photo ID for every person listed on the return; and Social Security cards or other official documentation for yourself and all dependents.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
1:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Tax Preparation Assistance

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

IRS-trained counselors will help you complete your 2014 personal income tax return. Bring a copy of your 2013 income tax return(s); all W-2, 1099 and other forms and documents for 2014; unemployment compensation statements; SSA-1099 if you received Social Security benefits; a photo ID for every person listed on the return; and Social Security cards or other official documentation for yourself and all dependents.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
1:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Tax Preparation Assistance

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

IRS-trained counselors will help you complete your 2014 personal income tax return. Be sure to bring a copy of your 2013 income tax return(s); all W-2 forms, 1099 forms and other documents for tax year 2014; unemployment compensation statements; your SSA-1099 form if you received Social Security benefits; a photo ID for every person listed on the return; and Social Security cards or other official documentation for yourself and all dependents.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

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 new Pomonok Mahjong Club, which meets Wednesday afternoons, is a great place to meet people, engage in conversation and exercise your ability to strategize.


Mar
4
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 mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Mar
4
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Job Search Strategies

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 40 openings

Prepare to start a successful job search! In this workshop participants will learn about: what they need to start a job search, general and career-specific websites, and how to safely find and apply for jobs online. Preregistration is required at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information call 718-990-8625.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
3:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Computer Drop-In Hours

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Do you need help updating your resume and cover letter, searching for a job or preparing for a job interview? Come in during our drop-in hours for one-on-one job-readiness assistance.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

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 mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Mar
4
3:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Homework Help

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

A college-student volunteer is available to assist children ages 5-12 with their homework. Children must sign in to participate and will be helped in the same order their names appear on the list.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Reading and Writing Test Preparation: Grades 4 and 5

Location: Woodhaven
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.

This 4-week course will provide help to children in grades 3 and 4 who are preparing for the ELA (English Language Assessment). Students must attend all sessions. Preregistration is required. Space is limited.

WoodhavenWed, Mar 11, 20153:00PM - 4:00PM
WoodhavenWed, Mar 18, 20153:00PM - 4:00PM
WoodhavenWed, Mar 25, 20153:00PM - 4:00PM

Mar
4
3:30PM

--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


Mar
4
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Elementary Korean

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 openings

This weekly class teaches the Korean alphabet, Hangul, using a special method that enables non-Korean speakers to read the Korean alphabet independently in a short time. The course is designed to encourage learners to become acquainted with Korean by providing repetition of daily expressions, and also includes a cultural component that provides insights into Korea and its society.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Afterschool Read-Aloud

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Join us Wednesdays after school for a story and read-aloud for children in grades K-3.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Chess Club

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

All levels are welcome. Come alone or bring a friend and learn how to play!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Challenge

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


Mar
4
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Crafts Time

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

The winter session of our Wednesday crafts afternoon for children age 3 and up runs until March 11. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Puzzle Time

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Rock the brain
Puzzle teasers for the teens

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen Talk

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Teens ages 14-19 discuss current events, race relations, bullying, relationships and more. Come and have your say!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Tabletop Gaming Club

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

If you've played too much Monopoly and want something more exciting than checkers, then you may be ready for our new tabletop gaming club, where you can play a frantic game of Sushi Go!, roll some Dino Dice or hunt for treasure with Munchkin. It's a whole new world of gaming!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Graffiti Art

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This is an introduction to the art of graffiti.


Mar
4
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Discover, Inspire, Grow

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Take a tour of animated picture eBooks with the TumbleBook library and have fun while improving reading skills with Scholastic's interactive BookFlix and TrueFlix, which support Common Core learning standards.


Mar
4
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Skills Identification

Location: Corona
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. To preregister, visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information please call 718-634-1876. Class code JR110


Mar
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Lego Building Club

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 1-6 get creative and have fun building with Legos.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

La Leche League

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Mothers who breastfeed receive information and support at this monthly meeting.


Mar
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Discovery Team Science Fun

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Have fun and learn with the Discovery Team as we explore the wonders of science and math with experiments, activities and projects for children in elementary and middle school.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Ready Readers

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

On Wednesday afternoons we offer early-reading stories and activities for children in grades 1-3.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Children’s Arts and Crafts

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children’s Arts and Crafts

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Make a Picture Frame

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Children will create their own unique picture frame and are invited to bring a 4x6 photo to fill it.


Mar
4
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Teen Advisory Group

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Do you want volunteer service credit? Are you interested in starting a club at the library? Would you like to plan a special event here at the library? Make your opinions known at TAG: the Teen Advisory Group, for teens age 13 and up.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

This is Yu-Gi-Oh season! We will be dueling from now through April, with prizes awarded at the end. Dueling mats and cards will be provided, but feel free to bring your own materials and decks. All ages and playing levels are welcome; prior experience is not necessary.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Intermediate Korean

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 openings

This weekly class continues the development of Korean language skills, covering phonetics, syntax and vocabulary with a focus on reading, listening, speaking and writing. Learners will increase their knowledge of Korean language and culture through 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


Mar
4
4:45PM

--to--

5:45PM

Hatha Yoga With Sandhya Kaurwar

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Hatha yoga focuses on increasing strength and flexibility. You 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


Mar
4
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Yoga for Adults

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Adriana Hastings is the instructor. 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


Mar
4
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Yoga for Adults

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Adriana Hastings is the instructor. 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


Mar
4
5:00PM

--to--

5:45PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Sculpt for Adults

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

This cardio-aerobics class led by Shanna Davis will include 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


Mar
4
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Understanding the Labor Market

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself for success by familiarizing yourself with how the job market works and how to begin a productive search. Preregistration is required. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR100


Mar
4
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Movie Night Wednesday

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

In March, we will screen the following movies, all from 2014: 3/4 - "Gone Girl" (rated R); 3/11 - "John Wick" (rated R); 3/18 - "Lucy" (rated R); 3/25 - "The Theory of Everything" (rated PG-13).

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
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.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Learn how to turn on your computer and write an email to someone. 3/4 - Introduction to the computer; 3/11 - Navigating the Internet; 3/18- Creating your own email account. Customers are encouraged to attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning Wednesday, February 25 at 9:00AM.

Central LibraryWed, Mar 11, 20156:00PM - 8:30PM
Central LibraryWed, Mar 18, 20156:00PM - 8:30PM

Mar
5
10:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Health Insurance Information and Assistance

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Come to the table in the lobby to get your questions answered! We can also help enroll you or your family into a health insurance plan through the open marketplace.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Financial Coaching

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

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.


Mar
5
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mock Interviews

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. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Mar
5
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Advanced Excel

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 8 openings

Be an Excel ninja! Topics will include pivot tables, forms, and macros.Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills and knowledge of excel are required.


Mar
5
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Free Security Guard Training Information Session

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Queens Library is offering free classes for certification as a Security Guard. Find out more and register for the program at this Information Session!


Mar
5
10:15AM

--to--

11:30AM

Introduction to Computers (in Spanish)

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.

This introductory computer course for adults, in Spanish, will show you how to use the mouse and keyboard, navigate the Internet and create your own email account. It will also provide basics on Microsoft Word, a common word processing program. Preregistration is required.

SunnysideThu, Mar 12, 201510:15AM - 11:30AM

Mar
5
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


Mar
5
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Toddler Time

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Toddlers ages 2-3 and their parents or other adult caregivers enjoy fingerplays, songs and stories.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Morning Storytime

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Hear stories, songs, and fingerplays for children ages 18-36 months. Space is limited, so preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Financial Coaching

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

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.


Mar
5
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

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 mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Mar
5
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Starfall Reading and Math Programs

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Starfall is an online learning site that teaches young children early literacy and math concepts, with an emphasis on phonics for reading. These sessions will introduce parents to the program and demonstrate how it can be used to improve their children’s language and number skills.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
12:00PM

--to--

12:30PM

Sign, Read and Learn

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
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.

Sing, hear stories and use props, scarves, parachutes and bubbles, all while learning over 100 ASL vocabulary words and bonding with your child age 4 and under! This 8-week interactive course for preschoolers and their parents is presented by Nuts for Signs. Preregistration is required by calling the library.

Douglaston/Little NeckThu, Mar 12, 201512:00PM - 12:30PM
Douglaston/Little NeckThu, Mar 19, 201512:00PM - 12:30PM
Douglaston/Little NeckThu, Mar 26, 201512:00PM - 12:30PM

Mar
5
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Computers for Beginners

Location: Maspeth
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics of using computers and searching the Internet.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

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.


Mar
5
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Mock Interviews

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. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Mar
5
12:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Get Free Help with Your Taxes!

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Sign up to get FREE help with electronic filing. If your income is under $60,000 per year then you qualify to receive assistance from New York State Tax Department volunteers. Volunteers will be available to provide FREE guidance to taxpayers who are electronically preparing and filing their own personal income tax returns. Sign up at Queens Library @ Arverne. Volunteers available that speak English and Spanish.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
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


Mar
5
12:15PM

--to--

2:15PM

Blockbuster Matinee

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Today's blockbuster is "The Theory of Everything" (2014), rated PG-13.


Mar
5
12:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Tax Preparation Assistance

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

IRS-trained counselors will help you complete your 2014 personal income tax return. Be sure to bring a copy of your 2013 income tax return(s); all W-2 forms, 1099 forms and other documents for tax year 2014; unemployment compensation statements; your SSA-1099 form if you received Social Security benefits; a photo ID for every person listed on the return; and Social Security cards or other official documentation for yourself and all dependents.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
12:30PM

--to--

1:00PM

Mother Goose

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

Babies and their adult caregivers enjoy simple songs, rhymes and other activities.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
12:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Tax Preparation Assistance

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

IRS-trained counselors will help you complete your 2014 personal income tax return. Bring a copy of your 2013 income tax return(s); all W-2, 1099 and other forms and documents for 2014; unemployment compensation statements; SSA-1099 if you received Social Security benefits; a photo ID for every person listed on the return; and Social Security cards or other official documentation for yourself and all dependents.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

Writing Club

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

We meet biweekly on Thursdays to share and discuss each other's writing.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

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


Mar
5
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Create an Email Account

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Would you like to set up your own email account but don’t know where to start? In this step-by-step workshop, you will have access to a computer, and we will help you create an email account and begin using email on the spot.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

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 mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Mar
5
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

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.


Mar
5
1:30PM

--to--

2:15PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3½ to 5 and their adult caregivers enjoy stories, music, games and other activities.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
1:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Get Free Help with Your Taxes!

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Sign up to get FREE help with electronic filing. If your income is under $60,000 per year then you qualify to receive assistance from New York State Tax Department volunteers. Volunteers will be available to provide FREE guidance to taxpayers who are electronically preparing and filing their own personal income tax returns. Sign up at Queens Library @ Ridgewood. Volunteers will be available that speak English and Spanish.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Classic Movies at 2:00

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

In March, we will screen: 3/5 - "The Day the Earth Stood Still" (1951); 3/12 - "The Women" (1939; a customer suggestion); 3/19 - "Gold Diggers of 1933" (1933); 3/26 - "The Devil and Miss Jones" (1941; a customer suggestion)

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

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. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Mar
5
2:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Get Free Help with Your Taxes!

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Sign up to get FREE help with electronic filing. If your income is under $60,000 per year then you qualify to receive assistance from New York State Tax Department volunteers. Volunteers will be available to provide FREE guidance to taxpayers who are electronically preparing and filing their own personal income tax returns. Sign up at Queens Library @ Auburndale. Volunteers will be available that speak English.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

English for Hindi Speakers

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

This course is specifically for speakers of Hindi who are learning English as a second language.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
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


Mar
5
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Origami Workshop

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Mr. Ron, our origami artist, teaches all ages the art and craft of creating beautiful and interesting objects from folded paper.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Tai Chi and Qigong for Beginners

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Mirelle Netelle leads this course on tai chi and qigong basics for health and well-being.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Introduction to Yoga

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Certified yoga instructor Sheila Rein teaches basic yoga techniques and exercises. Participants should attend all three sessions. Space is limited and is on a first-come, first-served basis. Please bring a yoga mat.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Kids' Craft Time

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Children ages 4-12 are invited to come in with their favorite adult on the first Thursday of every month to create something wonderful.


Mar
5
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Knitting Group

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Share stories, relax, come in out of the cold and learn how to knit with friends!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
3:30PM

--to--

4:45PM

Brick Builders

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

Use LEGOs, Lincoln Logs and other material to construct fantastic creations for our library display case. Ages 6 and up.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Manga Drawing Time

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Our drawing group for tweens and teens ages 10-17 meets weekly. You bring your creativity, we provide the supplies!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
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


Mar
5
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Literature, Art and Movement

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

School-age children enjoy arts, movement activities and stories at this weekly program.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

ProjectArt

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

REGISTRATION FOR THE FOLLOWING PROGRAM IS NOW CLOSED. In this 9-session series, children ages 8-12 will work with a teaching artist to learn the basic elements of design in various media, including painting, collage and drawing. Students will be introduced to notable artists of the past and encouraged to explore their own distinctive styles. The course will conclude with a professional show at a contemporary art gallery. 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


Mar
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Life Skills

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Are you trying to get a summer job? Maybe you need help with a resume. Or are you looking for ways to manage your budget? At our weekly life skills workshops for teens, you'll learn real-life skills and get down-to-earth help and information that will prepare you for your transition into adulthood.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Do You Have Happy Feet?

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

A registered nurse will give a presentation on foot health so your feet can be happy!


Mar
5
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Movie Night

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

We will screen "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" (2014), rated PG. Light snacks will be provided, or you can bring your own.


Mar
5
4:15PM

--to--

5:15PM

Introduction to WordPress

Location: Pomonok
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 March 5, 2015
Availability: 5 openings

Dive into website design and coding with WordPress, a popular blog platform, at this workshop for children ages 8-12! We'll get started using Treehouse, an education tool available free to Queens Library cardholders. Spaces are limited; please preregister.

PomonokThu, Mar 12, 20154:15PM - 5:15PM
PomonokThu, Mar 19, 20154:15PM - 5:15PM

Mar
5
4:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Harry Potter Day

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Children and teens age 10 and up will play an interactive Harry Potter video game.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Women’s History Month Jeopardy

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Work in teams to answer questions about women in history! Winners will receive prizes.


Mar
5
4:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Reading Club

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

Preschoolers will love learning to read and older students will sharpen comprehension skills, improve vocabulary and enjoy educational games through the ReadingEggs program.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
5:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Chess Club

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Chess Club for teens meets on Thursday afternoons this winter.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
5:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Men's Health

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Learn about common health risks and screenings and get healthy lifestyle tips.


Mar
5
5:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Book Hangman

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Our version of Hangman is all about books, and all ages are invited to play.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Maspeth
Registration: Not required

Our book group for adults will discuss Curtis Sittenfeld's novel "American Wife," copies of which are available at the Reference Desk.


Mar
5
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Sculpt

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Angela Mendez teaches a mix of dance fitness, low-impact strength training and stretching exercises to relieve stress. 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


Mar
5
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Total Body Fitness for Adults

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Instructor Lauren Benitez uses a mixture of dance fitness and strength training to get you fit. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.


Mar
5
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Job Readiness 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


Mar
5
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Dance Fusion

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


Mar
5
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

The World of Work Reading and Discussion Group

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

This seven-session reading and discussion group explores the nature and meaning of work and how it shapes and influences our lives. It will help improve your financial literacy beyond reading bank statements and account balances and learn to use money as a resource to strengthen your family's future. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Basic Computer for Adults

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Learn how to use the Internet and do research.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Learn to Code

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Learn the basic concepts of computer science with drag-and-drop programming. This is a game-like, self-directed workshop.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
6:00PM

--to--

7:45PM

Computer Basics (in Spanish)

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

Explore the wonders of technology! This 4-week course will teach you how to use a computer, the Internet and email. Participants should attend the entire 4-week course. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information call 718-426-2844.


Mar
5
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


Mar
5
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Meditation for Adults

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Vajra Henderson teaches participants simple but effective techniques that allow them to transcend their limitations and discover their true potential, and shows how to integrate these ancient and powerful techniques into daily life seamlessly and practically.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

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


Mar
5
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Introduction to Email

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

In this introductory workshop, you will learn: how to create an email account, how to log on, how to navigate your email account, how to send and receive email messages, and how to attach documents. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-9908625. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code: CC120


Mar
5
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Tech Thursday

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Learn something exciting and interesting about computers!
Open to children ages 7-12

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
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 in any of these categories: poetry, written word, music, comedy and spoken word. *In IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor*


Mar
5
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Yoga for Adults with Dorothy Ng

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Certified yoga instructor Dorothy Ng teaches basic yoga techniques and exercises. Bring a mat and wear workout clothes and sneakers. It is recommended that you not eat for three hours before class. Space is limited and available first come, first served.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
6:30PM

--to--

7:45PM

Meet the Author: Sunshine Sims

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Sunshine Sims author of "Through the Eyes of Ms. Tee's Daughter" shines a light on sexual, mental, physical, and child abuse. Ms. Tee’s daughter discovers the truth about her mother and faces the question "Will she continue on the same path or break the cycle of abuse?”


Mar
5
7:00PM

--to--

7:45PM

Your Inner Leader

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Join the group to find the "leader" locked within you.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
8:00PM

--to--

9:00PM

After Hours: Celebrate Women in History

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Celebrate Women's History Month and learn about the National Women's History Project and their honorees. This is an evening teleconferenced discussion group. First-time callers should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Mar
6
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Intro to Email

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

In this introductory workshop, you will learn: how to create an email account, how to log on, how to navigate your email account, how to send and receive email messages, and how to attach documents. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org, visit the Job Information Center or call xxx-xxx-xxxx. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code: CC120.


Mar
6
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners Word

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 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. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code: CC170


Mar
6
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Networking

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 11 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.


Mar
6
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

SNAP Benefits

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Find out if you qualify for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, formerly known as Food Stamps and get help applying. See if you qualify for SCRIE /Rent Assistance Plan. Walk –INS are welcome. No appointment necessary. Call LiveON – NY (formally Council of Senior Centers and Services of New York) Outreach Office -347-815-5930 or e mail SNAP @liveon-ny.org for other times and locations.


Mar
6
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Picture Book Time

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-5, with caregivers, enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and circles games. Preregistration for the series is required. Please contact the librarian to preregister.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
6
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

I Am an Artist!

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Preschoolers ages 3-5 will create fancy sculptures and work on other creative projects. 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


Mar
6
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Toddler Time

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
6
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Friday Morning Family Playtime

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Early learners and their parents or caregivers are invited to enjoy playtime.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
6
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Computers for Beginners

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Learn how to use a computer, search the Queens Library catalog and the Internet, and create and use an email account at this basic course for adults. Preregistration is required; there is a maximum of four participants per session.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
6
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Flushing Book Discussion Group

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

January 2: "One Hundred Years of Solitude" by Gabriel García Marquez
February 6: "Lean In" by Sheryl Sandberg
March 6: "The View from Castle Rock" by Alice Munro
April 3: "The Woman Upstairs" by Claire Messud
IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor

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

Additional Dates


Mar
6
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Scrabble and Bananagrams

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Play word games with new friends!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
6
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Women and Music with Joy Kelly

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Celebrate Women's History Month with songs and melodies written, performed and inspired by women through the ages! From "Miss Mary Mack" to "America the Beautiful," from show tunes to opera arias, and from folksongs to popular hits, we'll all sing along!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
6
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Pre-K Enrollment Information Session Hosted by the New York City Department of Education

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Parents and guardians of children born in 2011 will find out about enrolling their child for the 2015-2016 school year in the free New York City Pre-K for All program. The enrollment process will be explained and there will be a question-and-answer session following. Space is limited and available first come, first served.


Mar
6
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Hollis International Film Series

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Enjoy films from around the world every Friday afternoon in March! Films are in the original language with English subtitles. 3/6: "No Eres Tu, Soy Yo" (Spanish), rated PG-13; 3/13: "Monsoon Wedding" (Hindi), rated R; 3/20: "War of the Buttons" (French), rated PG; 3/27: "Snow Flower and the Secret Fan" (Chinese), rated PG-13.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
6
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Family Movie

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Join us to watch Academy Award-winner "Big Hero 6" (2014), rated PG!


Mar
6
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Teen Origami

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Join us for an afternoon of origami, the Japanese art of paper folding.


Mar
6
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


Mar
6
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Children's Game Day

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Enjoy games at the library.


Mar
6
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Dance Fitness for Adults

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Instructor Laura Jenkins 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


Mar
6
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Picture Book Time

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Preschoolers, with a parent or other adult caregiver, enjoy stories, songs and crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
6
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Board Game Time

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

It's Friday afternoon and time to relax with some board games for children in grades 3-6.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
6
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Teen Happy Hour

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

All teens are invited to a weekly tradition at Flushing. Hang out with friends and play Xbox, Nintendo Wii, or board and card games you may never have tried before!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
6
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

The Biggest Loser - Teen Edition

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 openings

Are you looking for get fit for the summer? Or maybe just shed unwanted weight? Join us in a friendly weight-management competition for teens. Register now! The program begins on Sunday, March 1 and ends on Tuesday, March 31. The three teens who lose the most weight will receive prizes.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
6
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Game Day

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

All ages are invited to play one of our many board games.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
6
4:30PM

--to--

6:15PM

Support Group

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Are you an employed person recovering from a mental illness or working your way through mental health issues? Would you like to learn from and share experiences with other professionals like yourself? This four-week, job-related support group will touch on topics such as stress at work, job retention, and career advancement.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
6
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Fancy Boxes

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6 to 12 decorate boxes using collage and stickers.


Mar
6
4:30PM

--to--

5:45PM

Book Discussion and Activity for Girls

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Mrs. Tina and parent volunteers will lead a discussion of "Magic Tree House Fact Tracker Horse Heroes" by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce. Participants must have read the book prior to the day of the program. Participation will count toward the Read Down Your Fines program. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited.

(To the designer--please embolden "Read Down Your Fines.")


Mar
6
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Magazine Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

The Magazine Club is for kids in grades 4-6 who want to improve their skills at writing articles, stories, poetry, blogs and comics by working with, and helping, each other. Results will be on display at the library.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
7
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers

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

After this workshop, you will be able to navigate a computer and begin to take advantage of everything computers have to offer. Topics covered include; computer terminology, using the mouse and touchpad, basic keyboarding skills, and how to navigate computer folders, files, and programs in a Windows environment. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call 718-990-8625. This is an introductory computer class, no prior knowledge or skills required. Class Code: CC100


Mar
7
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Math Help

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Math tutoring is available for young people in grades 4-8. Bring your math homework and textbook.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
7
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 all ages!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
7
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

American Standard Pop Songs with the Iris Ornig Jazz Ensemble

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

International recording composer and bassist Iris Ornig and her ensemble will perform and interpret music from the Great American Songbook, including standards by Henry Mancini, Michael Jackson, Patsy Cline, Ray Charles, Burt Bacharach and more. *In Auditorium, Lower Level*


Mar
7
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Introduction to the Internet

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 24 openings

After this workshop, you will have the basic skills to begin to navigate the internet. Topics covered include; terminology, how to use a web browser, the basic structure of a website, search, and internet safety. Register 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


Mar
7
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


Mar
7
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Serigraphy Classes: Develop Your Artistic Skills by Creating Your Own Works of Art

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

This course will introduce different theories and applications of silkscreen. Participants will create original works from conception to final print in a fun environment, learning fundamentals that will permit them to advance their printing techniques.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
7
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

The Greatest Singer-Songwriters of Our Time . . . and the Boy Who Loves Them!

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Tom Smith sings and plays a dazzling array of masterpieces by 20 of the greatest singer-songwriters of our time: Billy Joel, Smokey Robinson, Sam Cooke, Carole King, John Lennon and Paul McCartney, Willie Nelson, Joni Mitchell, Bob Marley and others.


Mar
7
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Broadway Classics Sing-Along

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Have fun singing Broadway hits accompanied by professional pianist Elizabeth Hagenah.


Mar
7
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Pre-K Enrollment Information Session

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Parents and guardians of children born in 2011 will find out about enrolling their child for the 2015-2016 school year in the free New York City Pre-K for All program. The enrollment process will be explained and there will be a question-and-answer session following. Space is limited and available first come, first served.


Mar
7
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

A Celebration of Greek-American Heritage Month with Agapitos and Bobby

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Agapitos Magkanaris and Bobby Sampelidis will perform traditional and contemporary Greek music, including rebetiko, an underground Greek music which began in the early 1900s and was influenced by Greek refugees from Asia Minor; entekhno, a westernized, orchestral form of rebetiko that arose in the 1950s; and laika, the mainstream music of contemporary Greece, emerging in the 1980s through a fusion of western and eastern influences.


Mar
7
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Introduction to Tai Chi with Kevin M. Sullivan

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

Instructor Kevin M. Sullivan teaches participants a gentle form of martial arts often referred to as "meditation in motion." Space is limited. Preregistration is required for each session.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
7
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Pathway to Citizenship: Becoming a U.S. Citizen and Building Your Civic Knowledge

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Sessions are in English and include a workshop and basic civics education. 3/7: Are you ready to be a U.S. citizen?/Introduction to American history; 3/14: Required documents and more/Introduction to American government and politics; 3/21: Common barriers to naturalization/American culture and geography; 3/28: 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


Mar
7
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

QL International Resource Center Presents "South Feast Asia"

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Americans have come to relish the dishes offered at food hawker centers in Singapore, yet other countries of Southeast Asia, such as Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia and Indonesia, also boast a broad selection of delights, from spicy soups and crisp herbal salads to exotic cakes and even insects as a popcorn-like snack! New York Post and Fodors.com travel writer Lawrence Ferber will take us on a culinary trek of the region and name his favorite Southeast Asian eateries in New York.


Mar
8
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

North American Chinese Calligraphy Association Presents Lectures on Chinese Culture (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Flushing Library and the North American Chinese Calligraphy Association present, as a part of the Flushing Lecture Series, twelve workshops on Chinese culture focusing on the study and appreciation of classical Chinese literature and arts. 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


Mar
8
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Open Mic for Poets

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Beware the poets of March, as our Open Mic regulars take the stage as featured readers to share their poetic talents!


Mar
9
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Downloading Material with Your Google Tablet

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 4 openings

Bring your Google tablet and learn how to download eBooks, magazines, music and more. You must have a valid Queens Library card and an Adobe ID to participate. Preregistration is required.


Mar
9
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to the Internet

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

After this workshop, you will have the basic skills to begin to navigate the internet. Topics covered include; terminology, how to use a web browser, the basic structure of a website, search, and internet safety. Register 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


Mar
9
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


Mar
9
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Parent and Infant Playtime

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Bring your baby or toddler ages 3-17 months and socialize with other parents or adult caregivers and their little ones!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
9
11:00AM

--to--

5:00PM

Defensive Driving

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

This AARP driver's course is designed for seniors, but all ages are welcome. Preregistration is required. Call the branch for more information and to preregister. Because this is offered by the AARP, there is a minimal fee to attend: $20 for AARP members and $25.00 for non-members.


Mar
9
11:00AM

--to--

5:00PM

Smart Driving

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

This AARP course is open to anyone with a driver's license. The fee (check or money order only) is $20 for AARP members (membership card required) and $25 for nonmembers with a driver's license. To preregister, call AARP at 718-641-3911.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
9
11:30AM

--to--

4:30PM

Safe Driving for Older Adults

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

AARP offers this 6-hour driving safety course. Preregistration is required by calling 888-227-7669.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
9
12:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Defensive Driving

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This class is offered by AARP.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
9
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Online Job Application

Location: Arverne
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 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 718-634-4784 for additional information. Class code JR160.


Mar
9
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Introduction to the Internet

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

After this workshop, you will have the basic skills to begin to navigate the Internet. Topics covered include Internet terminology, how to use a web browser, the basic structure of a website and how to search the Internet safely. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills.


Mar
9
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


Mar
9
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Cover Letters

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

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 online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code JR130. For further information call (718)634-4784.


Mar
9
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Musical Gems from the Silver Screen

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

Lois Bruno pays tribute to wonderful movie music, including “As Time Goes By” from “Casablanca,” “Moon River” from “Breakfast at Tiffany's” and “The Man That Got Away” from “A Star Is Born.”


Mar
9
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

International Film Screening and Discussion

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

In the award-winning "For a Woman" (2013), in French with English subtitles, directed by Diane Kurys, Anne, a writer with an active imagination, discovers old photos and letters after her mother's death that convince her to take a closer look at the life of her parents, Michael and Léna.


Mar
9
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen Tech-Week Kick-Off

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Play games and find out about fun tech books for teens and tweens.


Mar
9
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

A Musical History Tour of Rock 'n' Roll, Doo-Wop and Pop

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

The Vic Vincent Duo invites you on a tour of the great eras of rock 'n' roll, doo-wop and pop, with the music of Elvis, The Drifters, the Del Vikings, Frank Sinatra and more.


Mar
9
4:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Monday Movie Afternoon

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Bring friends or come alone and enjoy an entertaining film with us! Movies will be listed on our monthly calendar, or you can call the library for more information.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
9
5:00PM

--to--

6:45PM

Monday Movie Night

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Feel free to bring your own popcorn!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
9
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Guided Meditation

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Guided meditation can help calm the mind and relax the body. People who mediate regularly report feeling less stress and a greater sense of peace and well-being. Instructor Jill Ackiron Moses will help you learn how to meditate and make positive mental changes.


Mar
9
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

eBook Workshop

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Bring your own e-reader or use one provided by the library to learn how to load the latest eBooks from our website.


Mar
9
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Introduction to Computers and the Internet

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

At this four-part workshop, participants will learn about the basic components of the computer, computer terminology and how to navigate folders, files and programs. They will also learn the basics of the Internet, including how to search for and browse websites, and will create an email address for themselves. Preregistration is required in person or by calling the library.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
9
6:00PM

--to--

8:15PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street"

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 Bryn Terfel and Emma Thompson star with the New York Philharmonic in a bold new performance of Stephen Sondheim’s musical masterpiece .


Mar
9
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Geriatric Care Management

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Geriatric care manager Marianne Altman, MS, CMC, will discuss the advantages of geriatric care managment for those who find themselves overwhelmed by caring for an aging parent or loved one.


Mar
9
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Join our discussion of "The Red Tent" by Anita Diamant.


Mar
9
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Pre-K Enrollment Information Session Hosted by the New York City Department of Education

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Parents and guardians of children born in 2011 will find out about enrolling their child for the 2015-2016 school year in the free New York City Pre-K for All program. The enrollment process will be explained and there will be a question-and-answer session following. Space is limited and available first come, first served.


Mar
9
7:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

PJ Storytime

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

This evening storytime for families features books, songs, rhymes and more. Children are encouraged to wear jammies and bring along a stuffed-animal friend.


Mar
10
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

OSHA 10-Hour Training: Information Session

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Queens Library is offering free classes for 10 Hour OSHA Training for the building and maintenance trades. Find out more and register for this program at the Information Session!


Mar
10
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Skills Identification

Location: Arverne
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 job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills and become aware of the most sought job skills. To preregister, visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information please call 718-634-4784. Class code JR110


Mar
10
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Email

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

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


Mar
10
10:15AM

--to--

11:45AM

Basic Computer and Internet

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

Learn the parts of the computer, use of the mouse, and navigation of the Internet. Participants must have a valid Queens Library card and pin number.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
10
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.

Learn the basics. No prior computer experience is required.


Mar
10
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Friends United (in Spanish)

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Are you living with cancer? Join others from the Latino community and share your experiences, worries and hopes living with cancer. For more information, call 212-647-9700 X245. This program will take place in the First Floor Conference Room, 1-107 at the Queens Cancer Center of Queens Hospital, 82-68 164 Street, Jamaica.


Mar
10
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Resume Workshop

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

Make your resume the best it can be! Topics include how to get started, types of resumes, what to include and exclude, and tips for making your resume stronger. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-634-4784
for more information.


Mar
10
1:00PM

--to--

2:15PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Join our monthly discussion! This month's selection is Jane Austen's classic, "Emma."


Mar
10
1:00PM

--to--

2:15PM

Fire Safety for Seniors

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Adults of all ages will gain important skills from lifesaving demonstrations on fire safety.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
10
1:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

SNAP and SCRIE Benefits

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Find out whether you qualify for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, formerly known as food stamps, and the Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) Program, and get help applying. No appointment is necessary. For more information and a list of other locations and times, call the outreach office of LiveOn NY (formally Council of Senior Centers and Services of New York City, Inc.) at 347-815-5930 or email SNAP@liveon-ny.org.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
10
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Broadway to Hollywood

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

We will be screening movies that started out as Broadway plays before hitting the big screen. Light refreshments will be served. 1/13 - "Jersey Boys," rated R; 1/27 - "Les Misérables," rated PG-13; 2/10 - "Mamma Mia," rated PG-13; 2/24 - "Phantom of the Opera," rated PG-13; 3/10 - "Chicago," rated PG-13; 3/24 - "Hairspray," rated PG (film to play to film).

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

Additional Dates


Mar
10
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Identifying Your Work Skills

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


Mar
10
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.


Mar
10
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Art Workshop For Kids

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Kids draw, read and paint.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
10
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Stories and Craft

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Children listen to stories and make crafts in this program sponsored by Literacy, Inc.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Irish Music in America

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Vocalist Tom Smith pays tribute to the Emerald Isle with traditional Irish favorites and Celtic ballads.


Mar
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

LED Light Boxes

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Construct an LED light box with supplies we provide! Materials are limited; first come, first served. You must be age 11 or older to participate.


Mar
10
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

LinkedIn

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

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. In this workshop you will learn how to use it to network, look for employment and keep up with colleagues. Basic computer skills and knowledge of the Internet are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code JR210


Mar
11
9:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Create an Email Account

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

Learn how to set up your own email account. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are required. Preregistration is required by phone or in person at the Cyber Center Desk. For details, please call 718-990-0769.


Mar
11
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mistake-Free Interviewing

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 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.
To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR170.


Mar
11
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Treehouse

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 12 openings

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. Participants 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 at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information.


Mar
11
10:15AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Music

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Toddlers ages 1-3 listen to music, play instruments and dance. Each child must be accompanied by a parent or other adult caregiver.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
11
10:30AM

--to--

4:30PM

Driver Safety

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This AARP course is open to anyone with a New York State driver's license. Because it is offered by AARP, there is a minimal fee to attend. To preregister, please call 718-641-3911.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
11
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Skills Identification

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 39 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. To preregister, visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information please call 718-990-8625Class code JR110

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

Additional Dates


Mar
11
10:45AM

--to--

11:15AM

STEAM Toddler Time

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 9 openings

Children ages 2 to 3½, accompanied by a parent or other adult caregiver, listen to stories, sing songs and learn about science, technology, engineering, architecture and mathematics (STEAM), too!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
11
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

You Be the Judge

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Mar
11
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to the Internet

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

After this workshop, you will have the basic skills to begin to navigate the Internet. Topics covered include terminology, using a web browser, the basic structure of a website, search engines and Internet safety. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call (718) 634-4784. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code CC110


Mar
11
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Pre-K Enrollment Information Session

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Parents and guardians of children born in 2011 will find out about enrolling their child for the 2015-2016 school year in the free New York City Pre-K for All program. The enrollment process will be explained and there will be a question-and-answer session following. Space is limited and available first come, first served.


Mar
11
11:15AM

--to--

11:45AM

Mommy or Daddy and Me

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Learn simple rhymes with your baby at this program for parents and their infants.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
11
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Toddler Time

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-3 and their caregivers meet weekly for stories, songs, fingerplays, crafts and lots of fun!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
11
11:30AM

--to--

1:30PM

Blood Pressure Screening

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

The library has partnered with The Floating Hospital to offer free blood pressure screenings and information on health care services on a monthly basis. First come, first served.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
11
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Introduction to the internet

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

After this workshop, you will have the basic skills to begin to navigate the internet. Topics covered include; terminology, how to use a web browser, the basic structure of a website, search, and internet safety. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call 718-641-7086 for additional information. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class Code: CC110


Mar
11
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

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. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Mar
11
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Discussion Group: For Men Only

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Men are invited to call into our program to talk about health, sports, politics and other topics of interest in this weekly discussion group. This is a teleconferenced event open to 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


Mar
11
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Mock Interviews

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. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Mar
11
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Movie Afternoon

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month's selection, "The Judge" (2014), is rated R.


Mar
11
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Book Buddies

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Readers ages 10-14 share books and fun with listeners ages 2-5 accompanied by their caregivers. Stickers and snacks are included. Our first meeting on December 10 is for readers only.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
11
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Read to a Dog

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Children can select a book to read aloud to Jami the therapy dog, who has been certified as a therapy pet partner. Reading aloud improves literacy skills, and animals are ideal reading companions because they create a relaxed, comfortable and safe environment. Space is limited and available first come, first served.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
11
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Women's Tales with Barbara Aliprantis

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

This Women's History Month program will feature fiction and nonfiction stories about women of courage, valor and wonder.


Mar
11
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Resumes

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

Are you ready to apply for jobs? Do your resume and cover letter stand out from the crowd? Make your resume and cover letter the best that they can be in this workshop!
Participants will learn: how to get started; types of resumes; what to include and not include; tips for making your resume and cover letter stronger. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR130


Mar
11
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

DIY Buttons

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Design and make buttons. Supplies are limited; first come, first served.


Mar
11
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Simple Games

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children in grades K-2 play a variety of simple, fun board games and other games.


Mar
11
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

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


Mar
12
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

How do I use this thing?

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 23 openings

Do you have a device that you will love to use but don’t know how? Bring it in to learn tips and tricks to get more out of your equipment.


Mar
12
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.


Mar
12
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mock Interviews

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. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Mar
12
10:30AM

--to--

11:45AM

Introduction to Computers

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

Learn the fundamentals! Space is limited; preregistration is required.


Mar
12
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mock Interviews

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. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Mar
12
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Financial Coaching

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

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.


Mar
12
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Financial Coaching

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 25 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.


Mar
12
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Mock Interviews

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. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Mar
12
12:00PM

--to--

1:30PM

The Doctors You Need to See Every Year, Even if You're Perfectly Healthy

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Learn about the most common health problems and how to manage them, and which annual health exams are required to prevent many diseases.


Mar
12
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

Picture Book Time, Too

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

This program is for those who want an earlier Picture Book Time than our Monday afternoon session, with the same fun stories, songs, fingerplays and crafts for preschoolers ages 3-5 and their caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
12
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Mock Interviews

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. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Mar
12
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Financial Coaching

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

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.


Mar
12
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Mitch Kahn Celebrates the Great American Popular Songbook

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Singer, pianist, arranger, bandleader and veteran entertainer Mitch Kahn explores the vast wealth of the American Popular Songbook with great selections by Cole Porter, Henry Mancini, Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen and more.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
12
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

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. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Mar
12
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

We will be discussing "Joy in the Morning," a lesser-known classic by Betty Smith, author of "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn."


Mar
12
3:30PM

--to--

4:45PM

Story Time

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3 to 5 years listen to stories, sing songs, and participate in crafts and other activities.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
12
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Bubble Wrap Painting

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Use bubble wrap and paint to create your own masterpiece!


Mar
12
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

Anime Club

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Our Anime Club for teens and tweens meets monthly, with selections based on suggestions from teens like you or our anime-savvy librarian.


Mar
12
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

St. Patrick's Day Craft

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Monthly craft program for ages 5 to 12. No registration required.


Mar
12
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Third Exhibit of the Sylvia E. Weinstein Memorial Youth Art Gallery

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Celebrate the artwork of PS 98-The Douglaston School and attend the third unveiling of the Sylvia E. Weinstein Memorial Youth Art Gallery.
Light refreshments will be served. For more information, please call the library at 718 225 8414. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Douglaston/Little Neck Community Library and co-sponsored by the PS 98 PTA and Little Ashcan Art.


Mar
12
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen Book Discussion

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

We will discuss "Thirteen Reasons Why" by Jay Asher. Preregister for the discussion group and get a free copy of the book, subject to availability.


Mar
12
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Kids Club

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Enjoy something new and different for children ages 8-12. Explore science, art and more, with hands-on projects and fun!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
12
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Design Your Own Lace Bracelet

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

Phyllis Ger shows how to give an ordinary cuff bracelet a chic designer look using vintage lace accented with crystals. Materials will be provided. Space is limited. Preregistration is required.


Mar
12
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


Mar
12
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Beginners Word

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 23 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. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code: CC170


Mar
12
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Night Book Club

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "The Girl Who Came Home" by Hazel Gaynor.


Mar
12
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Muse Exchange

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Share your art, writing, poetry or music with like-minded people.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
12
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

Book Talk: "The Sound of Music Story"

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Tom Santopietro, author of "The Sound of Music Story Book," will provide inside details about the film, which was released 50 years ago.


Mar
12
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Introduction to Classical Belly Dance with Noora

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Classical belly dance instructor Noora teaches adults basic techniques, including proper posture, body positions, shimmies, isolations and more. 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


Mar
12
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

"Pre-K for All" Community Meeting

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Representatives of the New York City Department of Education will explain what parents and guardians of children born in 2011 need to know about enrolling children in the free Pre-K for All program for the 2015-2016 school year. The session will describe the enrollment process and give parents the opportunity to ask questions. Space is limited and available first come, first served.


Mar
12
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

An Evening of Music with Mark Belitsky, Russian Bard and Songwriter

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

Poet and folk singer Mark Belitsky will sing songs of his own composition and those of other Russian composers.
Born in Leningrad, he emigrated to the United States in 1975. A member of the Russian Writers Club of New York, he was the subject of a Russian radio feature in 2004 and has performed at venues in New York and Boston, including at the famous Samovar Russian Restaurant & Piano Bar in New York City, where he was introduced by poet Evgeny Rein.


Mar
13
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Open Lab

Location: Arverne
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 718-634-4784 for more information.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
13
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners' Word

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 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 required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code CC170.


Mar
13
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Intermediate Word

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Build upon your basic knowledge of Microsoft Word in this intermediate workshop. Learn how to format Word documents and bibliographis 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


Mar
13
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Artist Raymon Lester and Associates and the New York Panorama

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

The "Panorama of the City of New York," by artist Raymon Lester and Associates, measuring 9,335 square feet, was one of the most popular exhibits at the 1964 New York World's Fair. Jason Yoon, of the Queens Museum, where the Panorama now finds a home, will lead the discussion. This is a teleconferenced program. First-time callers should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Mar
13
10:15AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Time

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Toddlers ages 18 months to 3 years listen to stories, sing songs, recite nursery rhymes and color pages. A parent or 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


Mar
13
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Introduction to Chair Yoga

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

Certified yoga instructor Flo Meyers teaches basic techniques and exercises that can be performed while seated on a chair. Participants are encouraged to attend all three sessions. Preregistration is required for each session.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
13
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Movie Friday

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Join us in selected Friday's for the hottest and latest movie releases. This month showing "Winnie" starring Jennifer Hudson.


Mar
13
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Make a Kaleidoscope

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Use household materials to make a working kaleidoscope.


Mar
13
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Getting to Know the World's Great Artists

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Children will read about the life and work of some great artists and try an activity imitating the artist's style. 3/13 - "Colorful Dreamer: The Story of Artist Henri Matisse" by Marjorie Blain Parker; 3/20 - "Just Behave, Pable Picasso" by Jonah Winter.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
13
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

St. Patrick's Day Story and Craft

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children in grades K-2 listen to a story and create a craft to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Preregistration is required with the librarian beginning February 10.


Mar
13
4:00PM

--to--

5:45PM

Children's Movie

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

The feature for today is "Frozen," rated PG.


Mar
13
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Cookie Decorating

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Sprinkles + icing = edible art! Supplies are limited; first come, first served.


Mar
13
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

St. Patrick's Day Craft

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

Join us for a fun craft for ages 7-11! Preregistration is required.


Mar
13
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Karaoke

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Come and sing to your favorite pop tunes!
For children in grades 2 & up.


Mar
13
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen Fun Hour

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Teens are invited to play board games and Nintendo Wii.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
13
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Movie Day

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

Watch family-friendly films Friday afternoons this spring!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
14
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners Word

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 22 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. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code: CC170


Mar
14
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.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Learn how to create a worksheet and perform calculations. 3/14 - Introduction to Microsoft Excel; 3/21 - Calculations and worksheets; 3/28 - Workbooks and layout. Customers should have basic computer skills and are encouraged to attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning Saturday, March 7 at 9:00AM.

FlushingSat, Mar 21, 20159:30AM - 12:00PM
FlushingSat, Mar 28, 20159:30AM - 12:00PM

Mar
14
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

A Birthday Celebration for Dr. Seuss

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

At our birthday tribute to Dr. Seuss, we will listen to Seuss stories and do a craft based on his book "The Sneetches."


Mar
14
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Intermediate Word

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 23 openings

Build upon your basic knowledge of Microsoft Word in this intermediate workshop. Learn how to format Word documents and bibliographis 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


Mar
14
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.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Learn how to create a document and work with tables. 3/14 - Introduction to Microsoft Word; 3/21 - Creating and saving documents; 3/28 - Working with tables and printing. Participants should have basic computer skills and are encouraged to attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Reference desk beginning Saturday, March 7 at 10:00AM.

Langston HughesSat, Mar 21, 20152:00PM - 4:30PM
Langston HughesSat, Mar 28, 20152:00PM - 4:30PM

Mar
14
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Con Brio Ensemble

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

The ensemble will perform works by Bach, Beethoven and Schumann, and a special selection of pieces by Dvorak, Kreisler, Dukas and Sarasate that were influenced by Hungarian Gypsy music.


Mar
14
2:30PM

--to--

4:15PM

Film Screening

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Today's feature is "Maleficent" (2014), rated PG, starring Angelina Jolie.


Mar
14
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Challenges of Parenting a Hyperactive or ADHD Child (in Spanish)

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

A psychotherapist and educator will explain how parents can help their children improve their behavior, concentration and self-control.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
14
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Motown Revue

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Vintage Bliss performs the hits of the Supremes, Stevie Wonder, Martha and the Vandellas, the Four Tops, Aretha Franklin, Billy Preston and the Temptations.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
14
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

QL International Resource Center Presents: Escorting the North Indian Goddess to America

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Sanskrit scholar Constantina Rhodes, Ph.D. will discuss the curious juxtaposition of linguistic skills, spiritual awareness and cultural diversity that she discovered while preparing her latest book, "Invoking Lakshmi: The Goddess of Wealth in Song and Ceremony." In IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor


Mar
14
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Tips for Parents When Your Child Is Sick (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

As part of the Community Health Education Partnership series, Jianqiang An, MD, a pediatrician with New York Hospital Queens, will explain when sick or injured children and teenagers should be taken to the emergency room, when and how they can be cared for at home, proper administration of medications, and other tips for parents regarding their children's health.


Mar
15
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Peking Opera Special Performance by Youth Troupe of New York Chinese Opera Society

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Program:
“Picking up Jade Bracelet” Xiaowen Xu, Jiaxin Kang; “Drunken Concubine” Yunru Han, Ruoshi Zheng, Leping Xu; Peking Opera Arias and much more.
*In Auditorium, Lower Level*


Mar
16
10:00AM

--to--

4:00PM

Defensive Driving

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

This is a 6-hour course offered by AARP. To preregister, please call Elaine at 718-641-3911. Space is limited.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
16
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


Mar
16
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Email

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 23 openings

In this introductory workshop, you will learn: how to create an email account, how to log on, how to navigate your email account, how to send and receive email messages, and how to attach documents. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-9908625. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code: CC120


Mar
16
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to the Internet

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Learn basic Internet terminology and how to get online, search for information and use the toolbar buttons of Internet Explorer.


Mar
16
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Introduction to Email

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Learn how to create and navigate an email account, log on, send and receive email messages and attach documents. Preregister online at www.queenslibrary.org. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop.


Mar
16
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Movie Time

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

"Into the Storm" (2014), rated PG-13, is told through the eyes and lenses of professional storm chasers, thrill-seeking amateurs and unsuspecting townspeople, and throws you directly into the path of Mother Nature at her most extreme.


Mar
16
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

This month we will discuss "The Maltese Falcon" by Dashiell Hammett.


Mar
16
3:30PM

--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


Mar
16
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Family Storytime

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 4-8 years will have fun hearing stories and singing songs.


Mar
16
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children over age 4 will work on a different arts and crafts project each week.


Mar
16
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Draw Manga with Eric Cheung

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Artist Eric Cheung will teach teens and tweens basic drawing techniques for creating manga characters.


Mar
16
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Google Tips and Tricks

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Learn the fun and easy way to search the Internet!


Mar
16
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

History and Headlines: A Book Discussion Group

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Our non-fiction book group meets on or about the third Monday of every month. For more information, call 718-721-2462.


Mar
16
6:00PM

--to--

7:45PM

Open Mic Night

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Poets, writers, musicians, comedians, orators and everyone else are invited to share their talents every third Monday of the month at 6:00 PM. Share your talent!


Mar
16
6:00PM

--to--

7:15PM

Author Talk: "The NYPD's First Fifty Years: Politicians, Police Commissioners, and Patrolmen"

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Bernard Whalen, Lieutenant, NYPD, discusses the book he co-wrote with his father about the men and women who have contributed to the NYPD's past, both positively and less so, from its official formation in 1898 until 1948. Books will be available for sale and autographing.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
16
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Growing Plants in Your Apaprtment (in Spanish)

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Learn how to repot a plant, make a one-pot indoor herb garden, keep plants healthy, use hanging pots for air plants and grow a mint plant.


Mar
16
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Zumba for Adults

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

Certified Zumba instructor Janise Rambert leads this aerobic exercise class for adults using dance movements to keep you fit. Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes and bring a bottle of water. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
17
9:00AM

--to--

10:30AM

Resume Workshop

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 40 openings

Are you ready to apply for jobs? Does your resume stand out from the crowd? Make your resume the best it can be at this workshop! Participants will learn about types of resumes and how to get started, what to include and not include, and tips for making a resume stronger. Class code JR130. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, call 718-990-8625.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
17
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Microsoft Word for Beginners

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

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


Mar
17
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 how to search the web for reliable resources and how to navigate a website. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are necessary. Preregistration is required by phone.


Mar
17
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Introduction to Computers for Adults

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


Mar
17
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Federated Blocks of Laurelton Leadership Workshop

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Board members of the Federated Blocks of Laurelton discuss ways to improve the community.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
17
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

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 the interview. Preegister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-634-4784. Class code JR170


Mar
17
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Interview Skills

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 38 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. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR170

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

Additional Dates


Mar
17
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Job Search Strategies

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

Prepare yourself to start a successful job search! In this workshop participants will learn what is needed to start a job search, what are some general and career-specific websites, and how to safely find and apply for jobs online. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information call 718-634-4784. Class code JR190


Mar
17
12:15PM

--to--

1:15PM

Story Time (in Spanish)

Location: Corona
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.

Preschoolers and their parents will sing, read and play together at this 5-session early-literacy program.

CoronaTue, Mar 24, 201512:15PM - 1:15PM
CoronaTue, Mar 31, 201512:15PM - 1:15PM
CoronaTue, Apr 7, 201512:15PM - 1:15PM
CoronaTue, Apr 14, 201512:15PM - 1:15PM

Mar
17
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

St. Patrick's Day Movie

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

It's St. Patrick's Day! Enjoy it with the 1959 Walt Disney family feature "Darby O'Gill and the Little People," including a pre-James Bond Sean Connery!


Mar
17
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Job Search Strategies for the Mature Adult

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

Are you an older job-seeker (50+) about to start a new job search? If so you need to learn: What you need to start a job search; About general and career-specific websites; How to safely find and apply for jobs online including: how to create an account at a major job search website; how to post your resume online; how to email a resume.
To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625.


Mar
17
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Film Screening

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

"The Good Lie," rated PG-13, is about young Sudanese refugees in the midwest who are befriended by a straight-talking American employment counselor.


Mar
17
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

New York History

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Karen Quinones joins us from Patriot Tours for this discussion of the history of New York. Make friends and chat over the phone in this teleconferenced program. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Mar
17
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Keep Your Family Safe and Together (in Bengali)

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

This workshop in Bengali will cover how to establish healthy family relationships in a new environment and how to find a job in the U.S.


Mar
17
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Conflict Resolution

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Teens and tweens ages 9-18 will learn conflict-resolution skills.


Mar
17
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Spring Craft

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children will create a special craft to welcome the spring season.


Mar
17
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Afterschool Storytime

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

Children ages 4-6 are invited to enjoy a book and a related craft. Preregistration is required.


Mar
17
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Card Games

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

We will learn and play spit, hearts, rummy 500 and more.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
17
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Facebook

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

Learn how you can 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.


Mar
17
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Introduction to Computers

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

Learn the basics of using computers: logging on and off, using a keyboard and mouse, opening and closing “windows,” and using tool bars and scroll bars. Preregistration is required by phone or in person at the Cyber Center Desk. For details, please call 718-990-0769.


Mar
18
9:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Introduction to Email

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

We'll help you feel comfortable and confident in managing your own email account. Learn about sending and receiving email and get a general overview of email etiquette. Students must possess basic mouse and keyboarding skills. Preregistration is required by phone by calling 718-990-0769 or in person at the Cyber Center Desk.


Mar
18
10:00AM

--to--

5:00PM

Defensive Driving

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

This AARP defensive-driving refresher course is especially designed for drivers age 50 and older. Please call the library for preregistration information.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
18
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Interview Skills

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 after the interview. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR170


Mar
18
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Resumes and Cover Letters

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

Are you ready to apply for jobs? Do your resume and cover letter stand out from the crowd? Make your resume and cover letter the best that they can be in this workshop!
Participants will learn: how to get started; types of resumes; what to include and not include; tips for making your resume and cover letter stronger. Class Code: JR130
To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625.


Mar
18
10:30AM

--to--

11:45AM

Toddler Learning Center

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Play and learn with your child in this five-session workshop for toddlers ages 18-36 months, with caregivers. Enjoy educational toys and puzzles and a simple craft activity, and receive valuable information from childcare specialists. Preregistration for the series is required. Please contact the librarian to register, beginning February 23.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
18
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


Mar
18
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to Email

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

Learn how to create, log onto and navigate an email account; send and receive messages; and attach documents. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Call (718) 634-4784 for additional information. Class code CC120


Mar
18
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Facebook

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Learn how you can 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 718-634-4784 for additional information. Class code CC130.


Mar
18
11:30AM

--to--

1:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

An extraordinary New York Times bestseller that is now a major motion picture, Markus Zusak's unforgettable novel "The Book Thief" tells of the ability of books to feed the soul. Pick up a copy at the Reference Desk and join us to share your thoughts!


Mar
18
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, movement games and toys.


Mar
18
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.


Mar
18
12:30PM

--to--

1:00PM

Craft and Play Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Toddlers play with toys and work on simple crafts.


Mar
18
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

We meet once a month to read and discuss a great book. 12/17: "Sweet Water" by Christina Baker Kline; 1/21: "Big Little Lies" by Liane Moriarty;
2/18: "One Plus One" by Jojo Moyes 3/18: "The Paris Architect" by Charles Belfoure 4/22: "Dark Places" by Gillian Flynn 5/20: "Calling Me Home" by Julie Kibler

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

Additional Dates


Mar
18
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

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. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Mar
18
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We will discuss the novel "So Much for That" by Lionel Shriver.


Mar
18
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Will will discuss Erik Larson's "The Devil in the White City," the true story of a serial murderer at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair, at our book group for adults.


Mar
18
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Computer Basics for Older Adults

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

Don't know how to use a computer? This workshop will get you started. You will learn the basic parts of a computer, how to use a keyboard and mouse and how to browse the Internet. Preregistration is required. Please call 718-990-0769 for more information or to preregister.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
18
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

We will read "The Flamethrowers" by Rachel Kushner at our discussion group for adults.


Mar
18
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Mock Interviews

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. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Mar
18
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Broadway and Nightclub Songs of New York

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Master vocalist Tom Smith presents a fast-paced, entertaining retrospective of the composers, theatrical icons and nightclub performers who shaped the music scene in the 20th century, with songs of George M. Cohan, Al Jolson, Sophie Tucker, Louis Armstrong and others.


Mar
18
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 something in the process.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
18
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Interview Preparation

Location: Corona
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 the interview. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR170


Mar
18
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Kids Can Cook, Too!

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

Join food educator and local Astoria resident Stacey Ornstein to chop, grate, blend and roll our way through a delicious seasonal dish! Together we will explore the joys of cooking, develop culinary skills and understand new ingredients and world cultures through food.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
18
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Author Visit: Tim Federle

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Tim Federle, Broadway star and author of "Better Nate Than Ever," shares his secrets of turning weaknesses into strengths and describes his journey from bullied teen to Broadway dancer to novelist.


Mar
18
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

It's arts and crafts fun for children ages 6-12.


Mar
18
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Resumes and Cover Letters

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

Are you ready to apply for jobs? Do your resume and cover letter stand out from the crowd? Make your resume and cover letter the best that they can be in this workshop!
Participants will learn: how to get started; types of resumes; what to include and not include; tips for making your resume and cover letter stronger. Class Code: JR130
To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625.


Mar
19
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners WordPress

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

Publish your own website or blog without the need for a vast amount of technical knowledge. Design your own online site by choosing from 200+ of WordPress pre-designed template themes or even create your own. Make your site accessible to millions with WordPress. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills and knowledge of PowerPoint are required.


Mar
19
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.


Mar
19
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mock Interviews

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. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Mar
19
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!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
19
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

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.


Mar
19
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mock Interviews

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. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Mar
19
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Ten Ways You're Ruining Your Eyes

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Sure, mom used to scold you about sitting too close to the TV, but that's not the only thing that could be hurting your eyes. As cheesy as it sounds, eyes are not only your windows to the world but the windows into your body. Let our ophthalmologist show you how to take care of them and preserve your vision.


Mar
19
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Mock Interviews

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. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Mar
19
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

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.


Mar
19
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

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.


Mar
19
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Mock Interviews

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. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Mar
19
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

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. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Mar
19
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Cabaret Italian Style with Castorina and Rose

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Take a tour of Italy in song with memorable selections like "O sole mio," " That's Amore," " Volare" and more.


Mar
19
4:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Permanent Opportunity: You Have a Green Card—Get More! (in 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.


Mar
19
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Welcome Spring Craft

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

Children ages 4-8 are invited to join us for a lovely seasonal craft. Preregistration is required and children age 4 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.


Mar
19
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Family Cinema

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

"Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast" (2014), rated G, is an animated adventure for all ages.


Mar
19
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Math Fun

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 1-6 will win prizes for accurately completing math puzzles.


Mar
19
4:30PM

--to--

5:45PM

Spring Arts and Crafts

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Welcome the arrival of spring with seasonal projects and fun activities at this program for kids ages 6-14.


Mar
19
5:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Women's Health

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

Learn about common health risks, important screenings and healthy lifestyle tips.


Mar
19
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Comic Book and Graphic Novel Club

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

All tweens and teens age 12 and up are invited to discuss new and interesting comic books and graphic novels. Beverages will be served.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
19
5:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Civilian Complaint Review Board

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 25 openings

Representatives of New York City's Civilian Complaint Review Board will explain their function, show citizens how to file a legitimate complaint and any any other questions.


Mar
19
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Jackie Gleason: A Retrospective

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Dr. Ira Epstein explores the comedic talents of Jackie Gleason, with emphasis on "The Honeymooners."


Mar
19
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Author Talk: Adrienne Onofri

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Adrienne Onofri will discuss her book "Walking Queens: 30 Tours for Discovering the Diverse Communities, Historic Places and Natural Treasures of New York City's Largest Borough," which provides walking tours of more than 30 neighborhoods, including their history, places of interest, and more. Copies of the book will be available for sale and signing.


Mar
19
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Rhythms and Counter-Rhythms

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Guitarist Francisco Roldán performs music from Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Spain, Venezuela and the United States.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
19
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

Meditation Workshop

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Meditation is a powerful means to quiet the mind, dive deep within and discover your true potential. This workshop will teach you effective techniques to help you transcend your limitations.


Mar
19
8:00PM

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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


Mar
20
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Salary Negotiations

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 11 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


Mar
20
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners Word Continued

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

Build upon your basic knowledge of Microsoft Word in this intermediate workshop. Learn how to format Word documents and bibliographis 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


Mar
20
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners Excel

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 17 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


Mar
20
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Sing Along with Marion

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Sing old-time favorites with Marion Mango. First-time callers should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Mar
20
12:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Egg Balancing Challenge

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Can you balance a raw egg on its end? Come try your hand on the Spring Equinox--when day equals night. Eggs will be provided.


Mar
20
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Pathways to a High School Equivalency Diploma

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Learn about various ways to obtain a high school equivalency (HSE) diploma in time to prepare for the spring 2015 semester.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
20
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Teen Crochet Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics!


Mar
20
4:00PM

--to--

5:45PM

Family Film Feature

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

It will take a quartet of giant turtles to save New York City this time. Watch it happen in "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" (2014), rated PG-13!


Mar
20
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Teen Advisory Group

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Teens in grades 7-12, this is YOUR time! We will have a different activity every month: crafts, Wii, movies and more. We will also discuss your ideas on how to improve the library. :-) Bring your friends!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
20
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Queens Theatre Presents

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Queens Theatre presents a live reading of a Junie B. Jones story for children ages 6-10. The children will participate, acting out scenes from the story. Space is limited.


Mar
20
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Magic Show for Teens

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Join us for this interactive workshop with Jeremy the Magician. He will amaze you with his magic, then teach you how to perform simple tricks.


Mar
20
6:30PM

--to--

8:30PM

Celebrate Women's History Month with East Elmhurst Jazz Artist Kim Clarke

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Bassist and East Elmhurst resident Kim Clarke teams up with saxophonist Rob Scheps to "Keep Jazz Alive" in a concert featuring the jazz, funk and world sounds of the Magnets, and celebrates the 13th anniversary of the Lady Got Chops Women's History Month Music Festival.


Mar
21
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners Excel

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 17 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


Mar
21
12:00PM

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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.


Mar
21
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Live Irish Music and Dance with the Niall O’Leary Irish Dance Troupe

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

It's an all-Irish program of irresistible, exciting Irish dance, both new and traditional, accompanied by fiddle and accordion!


Mar
21
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Intermediate Excel

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


Mar
21
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Lois Bruno: Broadway Bound

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Lois Bruno sings old and new Broadway favorites from "Cabaret," "Phantom of the Opera," "Cats," "South Pacific" and more.


Mar
21
2:30PM

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3:30PM

An Afternoon of Cabaret with Castorina and Rose

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Castorina and Rose perform favorite musical selections from the Broadway stage, including "I Could Have Danced All Night" and "Hello, Dolly!" and memorable American standards such as "New York, New York," "Send in the Clowns" and more.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
21
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.


Mar
21
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

First-Time Home-Buyer's Workshop (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This workshop will help you find out if you qualify for a first-time home-buyer’s grant of up to $15,000 and will explain what you need to know about the differences between co-op and condo owners’ rights and responsibilities.


Mar
22
1:30PM

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3:30PM

Music Lecture Series by New York Classical Music Lovers Association (in English and Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Lecturers will discuss different style of classical music and composers each month. *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


Mar
23
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Coding with Treehouse

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

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


Mar
23
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Online Job Application

Location: Arverne
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 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 718-634-4784 for additional information. Class code JR160.


Mar
23
12:00PM

--to--

1:30PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Mar
23
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Microsoft Word for Beginners

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Learn the fundamentals of this word processing program. Participants should have basic computer skills.


Mar
23
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Cover Letters

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

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 online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code JR130. For further information call (718)634-4784.


Mar
23
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Long Island Sound Performs Hits of the '50s and More

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Take a trip down memory lane with classic tunes by Johnny Mathis, Connie Francis, great Motown artists and more.


Mar
23
2:00PM

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3:30PM

"Pain in the Butt:" A Conversation about Cancer with Those Who Know It Best

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Cancer survivors have unique stories of setbacks and triumphs from which others can draw strength. Chander S. Iyer, author of "Pain in the Butt: Overcoming Rectal Cancer – A Patient’s Diary," will facilitate a conversation on healing with cancer survivors. This is not a medical program, but an opportunity to grow through stories of encouragement in a powerful fight with a formidable adversary.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
23
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Introduction to Facebook

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Learn how to create an account, add friends, "like" pages, pursue your personal interests and not embarrass your grandchildren!


Mar
23
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

Meditation for Body, Mind and Spirit

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Renate Lanotte offers a practical meditation technique that can positively impact your life. Through demonstrations of this simple yet highly effective method, you will discover the key to deeper concentration, relaxation and profound personal growth.


Mar
23
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


Mar
23
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Martial Arts Sampler with Dino Blanche

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Dino Blanche offers a sampling of jujitsu and other self defense techniques for young people ages 8-18. A parent's or guardian's signature is required for participants under age 18.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
23
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Family Storytime

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 4-8 years will have fun hearing stories and singing songs.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
23
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Family Storytime

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 4-8 years will have fun hearing stories and singing songs.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
23
5:00PM

--to--

6:15PM

Meditation: A Tool to Balance Your Life (Body, Mind and Spirit)

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Frank Pawlowski, EdD, connects meditation and spiritual development to important aspects of our lives and demonstrates practical meditation techniques. Through first-hand experience with these techniques, participants will discover the key to deeper concentration, relaxation and profound personal growth.


Mar
23
5:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Computer Homework Help

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children will learn how to use the Queens Library online catalogue, find books in the library and browse safe and educational free websites.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
23
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Enjoying a Productive Retirement

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Congratulations! You've retired. Now what? Find out how to thrive in a productive, profitable retirement. Using techniques designed to increase personal growth and transitional development, you will be able to make your latter years your greatest years.


Mar
24
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Skills Identification

Location: Arverne
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 job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills and become aware of the most sought job skills. To preregister, visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information please call 718-634-4784. Class code JR110


Mar
24
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Using the Google Nexus Tablet

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

Borrow a Google Nexus tablet at the library and learn how to use it!


Mar
24
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


Mar
24
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Resume Workshop

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

Make your resume the best it can be! Topics include how to get started, types of resumes, what to include and exclude, and tips for making your resume stronger. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-634-4784
for more information.


Mar
24
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Job Search Strategies for the Mature Adult

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Are you an older job-seeker (50+) about to start a new job search? If so you need to learn: What you need to start a job search; About general and career-specific websites; How to safely find and apply for jobs online including: how to create an account at a major job search website; how to post your resume online; how to email a resume.
To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625.


Mar
24
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Alice's Kitchen

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Alice Morley leads this discussion about 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.


Mar
24
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Write to Heal

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Diane Gallagher teaches writing strategies to help improve your chances of achieving personal as well as professional goals, from losing weight to finding a job or obtaining a raise or promotion. Bring a notebook, pen and your ideas about what you want to accomplish.


Mar
24
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Children's Book Discussion

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Book Discussion Meeting


Mar
24
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Job Market Realities & Strategies

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

Prepare yourself to start a successful job search! In this workshop participants will learn: About general and career-specific websites; How to safely find and apply for jobs online including: how to create an account at a major job search website; how to post your resume online; how to email a resume; Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR190


Mar
24
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Google Tips and Tricks

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

In this single-session workshop, participants will learn about different Google tools, including sharing documents online, organizing your medical records and much more. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are necessary. Preregistration is required by phone at 718-990-0769 or in person at the Cyber Center Desk.


Mar
25
9:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Internet for Beginners

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

In this one-session workshop, learn how to search the web for reliable resources and navigate a website. 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.


Mar
25
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Word for Resumes

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

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


Mar
25
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Identifying Your Work Skills

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


Mar
25
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to Computers

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

After this workshop, you will be able to navigate a computer and begin to take advantage of everything computers have to offer. Topics covered include; computer terminology, using the mouse and touchpad, basic keyboarding skills, and how to navigate computer folders, files, and programs in a Windows environment. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call (718) 634-4784. This is an introductory computer class, no prior knowledge or skills required. Class Code: CC100


Mar
25
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Bonnie's Book Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "The Postcard Killers" by James Patterson. 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.


Mar
25
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

LinkedIn

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

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. In this workshop you will learn how to use LinkedIn to look for employment, network, and keep up with colleagues. Basic computer skills and knowledge of the internet required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-634-4784 for additional information. Class Code: JR210


Mar
25
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


Mar
25
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


Mar
25
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


Mar
25
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

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. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Mar
25
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Mock Interviews

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. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Mar
25
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Hypertension

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Learn about the signs, symptoms and ways to prevent hypertension at this workshop presented by the Rockaway Wellness Partnership Program.


Mar
25
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Resumes

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

Are you ready to apply for jobs? Do your resume and cover letter stand out from the crowd? Make your resume and cover letter the best that they can be in this workshop!
Participants will learn: how to get started; types of resumes; what to include and not include; tips for making your resume and cover letter stronger. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR130


Mar
25
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen Jeopardy

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

All teens and tweens are invited to join us for one of Flushing Library's favorite teen traditions: Jeopardy! We use buzzers and play either solo or with teams. It's not too competitive but is a lot of fun!


Mar
25
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Exploring Comics through Drawing

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Learn about comics and how to make your own!


Mar
25
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Resumes and Cover Letters

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 25 openings

Are you ready to apply for jobs? Do your resume and cover letter stand out from the crowd? Make your resume and cover letter the best that they can be in this workshop!
Participants will learn: how to get started; types of resumes; what to include and not include; tips for making your resume and cover letter stronger. Class Code: JR130
To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625.


Mar
26
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.


Mar
26
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

LinkedIn

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 23 openings

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. In this workshop you will learn how to use LinkedIn to look for employment, network, and keep up with colleagues. Basic computer skills and knowledge of the internet required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class Code: JR210


Mar
26
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mock Interviews

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. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Mar
26
10:30AM

--to--

11:45AM

Introduction to PowerPoint

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

Learn the basics. Space is limited; preregistration is required.


Mar
26
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Colon and Other Gastrointestinal Cancers (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

As part of the Community Health Education Partnership series, Jianlin Xie, MD, a gastroenterologist with Elmhurst Hospital Center, will discuss colon diseases, including colorectal cancer and abnormal growths in the colon or rectum, and the management and treatment of different types of gastrointestinal cancers. As part of this program, The Cancer Services Program of Queens will distribute free fecal immunochemical test (FIT) kits to take home.


Mar
26
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Financial Coaching

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

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.


Mar
26
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mock Interviews

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. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Mar
26
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

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.


Mar
26
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Mock Interviews

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. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Mar
26
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Mock Interviews

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. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Mar
26
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

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.


Mar
26
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

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. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Mar
26
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Cooking for One

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Preparing meals doesn’t have to be a challenge. Learn how to prepare delicious meals in appropriate portion sizes at this workshop presented by the Rockaway Wellness Partnership Program.


Mar
26
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Steampunk Jewelry Design

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

Phyllis Ger will demonstrate how to create steampunk jewelry from 19th century mechanical parts, using design ideas from that period. Materials will be provided. Space is limited. Preregistration is required.


Mar
26
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Draw Manga with Eric Cheung

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Artist Eric Cheung will teach teens and tweens basic drawing techniques for creating manga characters.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
26
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen Space: Watercolor Workshop

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

Teens and children age 8 and up join us for another session of our watercolor workshop, led by our talented volunteer Mr. Gamer. Preregistration is required.


Mar
26
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

Pokemon Battle: Bring Your Best Deck!

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Are you a Pokémon master? Prove it! Bring your best deck to Pomonok Library and face off against other Pokémon masters!


Mar
26
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Spelling Bee

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

"Bee" a spelling star! Participate in the Little League, ages 6-9, or Big League, ages 10-14. All participants will get certificates; winners will receive awards and be eligible to compete in the final at Central Library in April.


Mar
26
5:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Spring Karaoke

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Join us for another riotous round of karaoke! Sing solo or with a group. All are welcome to come in and belt out a tune!


Mar
26
5:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Crystal Dreams

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

Local author Barbara Wilson will talk to teens about her new book, "Crystal Dreams."


Mar
26
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

iPad Basics

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

Learn how to use an iPad and find apps for it that suit your needs.


Mar
26
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Open Mic

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Poets, writers, singers, musicians, comedians, orators and everyone else are invited to share their talents at Queens Library at East Elmhurst. Come prepared with five minutes of material. All levels are welcome. You're sure to have a good time.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
26
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Introduction to Coding with Treehouse

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

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


Mar
26
6:00PM

--to--

7:45PM

Literature and Art Encounter with Arturo Ruiz-Sánchez (in Spanish)

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Poets, writers, musicians, comedians, painters, orators and others are invited to share their talents every last Thursday of the month with five minutes of prepared material. All levels are welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
26
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Pianist and Instructor Olivia Lu Presents Wenqi He

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Wenqi He is a Professional Studies student at Manhattan School of Music, from which she also holds a master's degree. She will perform keyboard works of Bach, Schumann, Liszt, Kapustin and Barber. In Auditorium, Lower Level


Mar
26
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


Mar
27
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Intermediate Excel

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


Mar
27
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Intro to Computers

Location: Flushing
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


Mar
27
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Chit Chat and STARs Performance

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Chat and make friends over the phone. Senior Theater Acting Repertory presents scenes from classic plays. 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


Mar
27
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Our book discussion group meets the last Friday of the month. Pick up a copy of the monthly selection at the Circulation Desk. In March we will discuss "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd and in April "Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption" by Laura Hillenbrand. Light refreshments will be served.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
27
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Broadway Melodies

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Jimmy Moore presents a high energy performance of hits from Broadway favorites such as "Phantom of the Opera," "Guys and Dolls," "Fiddler on the Roof," "West Side Story" and "Oklahoma!" He will also sing some opera arias and jazz standards.


Mar
27
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Make a Clay Bowl

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Design and personalize an old-fashioned bowl out of clay.


Mar
27
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Movie: Popeye

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

This month's movie is "Popeye." Popcorn will be provided.
For grades K & up.


Mar
27
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

Story Readings by Queens Theatre

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

An actor from Queens Theatre presents dramatic readings of children's favorites such as "Charlotte's Web," "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" and the Junie B. Jones book series for children ages 5-8.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
27
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Amazing Readers Kids' Book Club

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life," by James Patterson and Chris Tebbets.


Mar
27
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Origami Workshop

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

We will celebrate the new lunar year with a craft at this program for children ages 7-11. Preregistration is required.


Mar
27
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Children’s Movie Day

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children’s Movie Day


Mar
27
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen Craft Hour

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Teens are invited to make a cool craft to keep or give to family or friends.


Mar
28
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners PowerPoint

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

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 your slide show. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills are required. Class Code: CC190


Mar
28
10:00AM

--to--

2:00PM

HIV Testing

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Knowing your HIV status is very important. Get tested at the ACQC mobile screening unit parked outside the library! All services are free and confidential.


Mar
28
12:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Great Women in Sickle Cell

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Join us for a live video discussion with women across the country who are raising awareness of sickle cell disease and its complications.


Mar
28
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Intermediate PowerPoint

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

Take your PowerPoint presentations to the next level! Topics covered will include; creating transitions, emphasizing your information with animations, inserting charts, and inserting multimedia. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills and knowledge of PowerPoint are required. Class Code: CC220


Mar
28
2:00PM

--to--

3:45PM

Teddy Bear StoryTime

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Come bring your teddy bear and read to it. Then you will hear teddy bear stories and songs, and make teddy bears.
for children


Mar
28
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Lamp Making with Ms. Dee

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

Deirdre Fields-Wilson, known as Ms. Dee, learned how to make lamps from her father. She turned the skill into her business, Gifts from Deez Hands, and will demonstrate lamp-making techniques in this workshop. Space is limited. Preregistration is required.


Mar
28
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

America International Culture and Education Communication Center Presents: Singing without Borders

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

At this lecture and performance program to promote the knowledge of Chinese folk songs and traditional culture, Chinese musician Yixuan will perform ten famous Chinese folk songs and explain their background, features, style and language characteristics. Some of the selections, such as "Jasmine" and "Kangding Love Song," will be sung in English for the first time. *In Auditorium, Lower Level*


Mar
29
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Sunday Movie

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

"The Maze Runner (2014), rated PG-13, concerns the efforts of a group of young men to escape the maze that surrounds their de facto prison.


Mar
30
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Getting More From Google Accounts

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 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. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class Code: CC240


Mar
30
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Movie Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

"The Kids Are All Right" (2010), rated R, is a family comedy and drama about another non-standard family.


Mar
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Passover and Easter Concert

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

This Passover and Easter concert for all ages, featuring Irene Failenbogen, is sponsored by the Friends of Douglaston-Little Neck Library. Light refreshments will be served.


Mar
30
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Board Game Night

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

A variety of classics and new favorites are available for competitive family fun.


Mar
30
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Four Good Reasons to Give Up Sugar

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

Here they are: weight gain; diabetes; heart disease; premature aging. Learn more!


Mar
30
6:00PM

--to--

9:00PM

Public Budget Hearing

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Queens Library is preparing its operating budget for Fiscal Year 2016. Please join us to find out what it is being proposed, and to give the library your input.
Public comments of no more than three minutes are invited. Speakers may sign up upon arrival, and will have an opportunity to speak on a first-come, first-served basis.


Mar
30
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Book Discussion Group

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

We will discuss "The Good Lord Bird" by James McBride.


Mar
30
6:30PM

--to--

7:45PM

Immigration, Community and Social Services

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Find out about the many services provided by Forestdale, Inc., from how to obtain immigration papers or a work permit to lawyers, English classes and other free community and social services.


Mar
30
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

Meditation for Stress Reduction and Well-Being with Andrew Vidich, Ph.D.

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The scientific community has been exploring the use of meditation as a healing modality. Author, educator, consultant and international speaker Andrew Vidich will discuss the extraordinary effect of meditation to reduce stress-related responses, improve concentration, and enhance clarity of thought and mental equilibrium. He will present a simple yet powerful meditation technique that can enrich one’s life personally, professionally and spiritually. In IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor


Mar
30
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

"The Vacationers," by Emma Straub, is a novel about the emotional turmoil that arises during an American family’s two-week stay in Mallorca.


Mar
31
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Microsoft Publisher

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

Learn how to use Microsoft Publisher 2010 to create flyers, edit cards and print your own publications. Knowledge of MS Word is required.


Mar
31
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Interview Preparation

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

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. Preegister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-634-4784. Class code JR170


Mar
31
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Job Search Strategies

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

Prepare yourself to start a successful job search! In this workshop participants will learn what is needed to start a job search, what are some general and career-specific websites, and how to safely find and apply for jobs online. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information call 718-634-4784. Class code JR190


Mar
31
1:00PM

--to--

2:15PM

Pedestrian Safety for Seniors

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

The Community Coordinator for the New York City Department of Transportation's Office of Safety Education, will conduct this pedestrian safety workshop to educate seniors about crossing New York City streets. Seniors will learn safety tips and about Mayor de Blasio's new traffic safety initiative, Vision Zero. There will be a question-and-answer session at the end of the presentation.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
31
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Mistake-Free Interviewing

Location: Central Library
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 the interview.
To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR170.


Mar
31
1:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Seed Exchange

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Place seeds you have collected or commercially packaged seeds you no longer want in small envelopes or zip-sealed baggies; mark the packets with as much information as possible, such as variety, area grown and production qualities; and bring them to the library to swap for seeds you may want this year!


Mar
31
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Film Screening

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

"The Theory of Everything" (2014), rated PG-13, stars Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones, and tells the extraordinary love story of renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking and his tireless first wife, Jane.


Mar
31
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Love Makes the World Go 'Round

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Jazz vocalist Lois Bruno presents a program of romantic melodies in English, Spanish, French, Italian and Yiddish, including "Bésame Mucho," "Autumn Leaves," "Time after Time" and "My Funny Valentine."


Mar
31
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Chit Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Make friends and chat over the phone at this teleconferenced program. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Mar
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Lego Building Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children age 6 and up create Lego constructions or play board games. Preregistration is required.


Mar
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Children's Spelling Bee

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children's Spelling Bee


Mar
31
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Spelling Bee

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 1-6 test their spelling skills and earn the privilege of participating in the finals.


Mar
31
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Job Skills Identification

Location: Flushing
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 job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills and become aware of the most sought job skills. To preregister, visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information please call 718-634-1876. Class code JR110


Apr
1
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Job Search Strategies for the Mature Adult

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Are you an older job-seeker (50+) about to start a new job search? If so you need to learn: What you need to start a job search; About general and career-specific websites; How to safely find and apply for jobs online including: how to create an account at a major job search website; how to post your resume online; how to email a resume.
To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625.


Apr
1
10:30AM

--to--

3:30PM

Driver Safety

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This AARP course is open to anyone with a New York State driver's license. Because it is offered by AARP, there is a minimal fee to attend. To preregister, please call 718-641-3911.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Writing Workshop: Share your Memories

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Kathy Cohen leads a two session writing workshop. Learn basics, tips and techniques of memoir writing. Share writing assignments, thoughts and ideas.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
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


Apr
1
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


Apr
1
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


Apr
1
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

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. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Apr
1
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Mock Interviews

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. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Apr
1
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. Please join us! Light refreshments will be served.


Apr
1
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

This month's selection, "I'll Be Seeing You," by Suzanne Hayes and Loretta Nyhan, is a collaboration by two authors who use the correspondence between women whose husbands are soldiers in World War II to tell a finely-realized story of friendship and the strength and solidarity of women.


Apr
1
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Understanding the Labor Market

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself for success by familiarizing yourself with how the job market works and how to begin a productive search. Preregistration is required. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR100


Apr
1
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Movie Night Wednesday

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

In April, we will screen the following movies, all from 2014:
4/1 - "Birdman" (R); 4/8 - "Whiplash" (R); 4/15 - "Interstellar" (P-13); 4/22 - "Unbroken" (P-13); 4/29 - "Top Five" (R)

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

Additional Dates


Apr
2
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mock Interviews

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. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Apr
2
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.


Apr
2
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Getting More From Your Google Account

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 25 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. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class Code: CC240


Apr
2
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mock Interviews

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. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Apr
2
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

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.


Apr
2
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

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.


Apr
2
1:00PM

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2:00PM

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.


Apr
2
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Classic Movies at 2:00

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

In April, we will show: 4/2 - "Death Takes a Holiday" (1934); 4/9 - "Baby Face" (1933; a customer suggestion); 4/16 - "The Most Dangerous Game" (1932); 4/23 - "The 39 Steps" (1935); 4/30 - A Night at the Opera" (1935)

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

Additional Dates


Apr
2
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Have a Good Night’s Sleep!

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

Learn the tips and tricks to get your 8 hours every night!


Apr
2
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Movie Night

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Join us for a screening of "Big Hero 6"! Light snacks will be provided, or you can bring your own.


Apr
2
5:30PM

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6:30PM

Meditation Club

Location: Bellerose
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


Apr
2
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Caregiver Support Group

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

This three-session support group will be led by representatives of Senior Helpers.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
2
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Intro to Email

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 25 openings

In this introductory workshop, you will learn: how to create an email account, how to log on, how to navigate your email account, how to send and receive email messages, and how to attach documents. 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.


Apr
2
6:30PM

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8:30PM

Open Mic Night

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Performers are invited to share their talents in a 5-minute presentation in any of these categories: poetry, written word, music, comedy and spoken word.

*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