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093200
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093200000
Agency Name: 
Elmhurst
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0
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.

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Jan
30
9:30AM

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10:00AM

Baby and Me

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.

Infants up to age 18 months and their caregiver enjoy songs, stories and movement activities.


Jan
30
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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Jan
30
10:00AM

--to--

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.

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Jan
30
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.


Jan
30
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Intro to Email

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


Jan
30
10:00AM

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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.


Jan
30
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners PowerPoint

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


Jan
30
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.


Jan
30
10:00AM

--to--

5:00PM

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 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


Jan
30
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Knitting Club

Location: Maspeth
Registration: Not required

Spend a Friday morning with fellow knitters sharing ideas.


Jan
30
10:00AM

--to--

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


Jan
30
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


Jan
30
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.


Jan
30
10:30AM

--to--

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.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
30
10:30AM

--to--

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.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
30
10:30AM

--to--

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


Jan
30
10:30AM

--to--

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.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
30
10:30AM

--to--

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


Jan
30
10:30AM

--to--

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.


Jan
30
10:30AM

--to--

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


Jan
30
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Time

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jan
30
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Bridge Instruction for Adults and Seniors

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics of bridge at this interactive workshop that teaches everything from concept to bidding to how to count points and more. Participants should bring a notebook and pen.


Jan
30
11:00AM

--to--

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


Jan
30
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Computers for Beginners

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

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


Jan
30
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Mother Goose

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Infants enjoy songs and fingerplays with their parents.


Jan
30
11:00AM

--to--

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


Jan
30
11:00AM

--to--

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


Jan
30
11:15AM

--to--

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


Jan
30
11:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mommy and Me

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Learn simple rhymes with your baby and speak with a certified lactation counselor at this program for mothers and infants.


Jan
30
11:30AM

--to--

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


Jan
30
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Picture Book Storytime

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Reading time is cuddle time! Bring your little ones, up to age 4, for storytime, singing time play time and snuggle time.


Jan
30
11:30AM

--to--

2:30PM

Resume and Job-Search Help

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

Do you need help with JobMap and revising your resume or cover letter? Drop in for one-on-one assistance and learn how to preregister for our computer classes. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-634-4784.


Jan
30
11:30AM

--to--

12:15PM

Stretch and Flex Yoga for Adults

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

This course is designed to encourage movement and flexibility, stimulating blood flow to joints, muscles and internal organs and increasing oxygen delivery to the cells. It has a relaxation component and is great for de-stressing. Bring a yoga mat, towel and water bottle and wear comfortable, stretchable attire. This program is sponsored by the Friends of Douglaston/Little Neck Library.


Jan
30
11:30AM

--to--

12:15PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-18 months and their caregivers join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
30
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

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


Jan
30
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jan
30
11:30AM

--to--

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


Jan
30
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

It's books, exercise and songs for preschoolers up to age 5.


Jan
30
12:00PM

--to--

12:30PM

Coloring Club

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Toddlers and their parents color together at this pre-literacy program.


Jan
30
12:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Film Screening for Seniors: "Boyhood"

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Woodside's Oscar season continues with a screening of “Boyhood,” the chronicle of one boy's journey to adulthood, shot over the course of 12 years. Starring Ethan Hawke, Patricia Arquette and Ellar Coltrane as the boy we watch grow up. 165 minutes; rated R


Jan
30
12:30PM

--to--

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


Jan
30
1:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Health Insurance Application Assistance

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

In-person application assistance is available Friday afternoons for Medicaid, Child Health Plus and New York State of Health Qualified plans.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
30
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


Jan
30
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


Jan
30
2:30PM

--to--

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


Jan
30
2:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Riddles and Contests

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Every week we pose a different challenge for kids.


Jan
30
3:00PM

--to--

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


Jan
30
3:00PM

--to--

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


Jan
30
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.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
30
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Homework Help

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

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


Jan
30
3:00PM

--to--

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


Jan
30
3:00PM

--to--

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


Jan
30
3:00PM

--to--

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


Jan
30
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


Jan
30
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Family Movie

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Watch the continuing adventures of air racer Dusty in "Planes: Fire and Rescue," rated PG.


Jan
30
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Record Like a Star

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

Prepare yourself for a career in the music industry by learning how to arrange music, record music and edit songs and videos with real recording equipment at this series made possible by a grant from American Eagle Outfitters Foundation.


Jan
30
3:30PM

--to--

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


Jan
30
3:30PM

--to--

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


Jan
30
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


Jan
30
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Game Day

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Join us to play your favorite games! This program is for children in grades 1-6.


Jan
30
3:30PM

--to--

5:15PM

Family Movie Friday

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

We will screen the family movie “The Boxtrolls” (2014), rated PG.


Jan
30
3:30PM

--to--

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


Jan
30
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Movie Friday

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Join us for screenings of these blockbuster movies for children in grades K-6 and their parents or guardians. 1/2 - "Frozen"; 1/9 - "Muppets Most Wanted"; 1/16- Kids' Choice 1/23 - "Up"; 1/30 - Kids' choice!


Jan
30
3:30PM

--to--

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


Jan
30
4:00PM

--to--

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


Jan
30
4:00PM

--to--

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.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

African Dance Workshop

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

Dance to the beat of the drum in an explosion of rhythm and movement led by African dance specialist Damon Foster! At the fifth and last session, you will perform in a Black History Month kickoff presentation.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Anime and Manga for Tweens and Teens

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Do you like anime and manga? Are you unsure but interested in finding out what it's all about? Join us to read and talk about Japanese animation and comics, watch movies and just hang out. All teens and tweens are invited!

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

Additional Dates


Jan
30
4:00PM

--to--

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


Jan
30
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Teen Happy Hour

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Hang out with friends and play Xbox or Nintendo Wii and board and card games. All teens and tweens are welcome.


Jan
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

Board Game Time

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

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


Jan
30
4:00PM

--to--

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


Jan
30
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Modern Mythology: Mythic Elements in Anime and Video Games

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Join anime anthropologist Charles Dunbar for a look inside the mythological symbols, story elements and themes that appear in anime and video games.


Jan
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Art Gallery Opening Reception

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Meet artist-in-residence Marcy Stecker, view her six gorgeous watercolor paintings that will be on display from January 5 to March 31 at the library's art gallery, and enjoy stories, refreshments and conversation.


Jan
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen Magazine Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

The Magazine Club is for teens who want to write poetry, blogs, articles, short stories, comics and reviews and want to help each other with their work. Results will be on display at the library.


Jan
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Queens Theatre Presents "Charlotte's Web"

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-10 will hear a professional reading of the modern classic, complete with an interactive acting-out of the story.


Jan
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

We will discuss Patricia MacLachlan's classic, "Sarah, Plain and Tall" at our book discussion group for children ages 8-12. Ask about reserving a copy today! *in Multi-Purpose Room*


Jan
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Wii Games

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Children play Mario Party, Just Dance and other Nintendo games. All ages are welcome; children under 6 must be accompanied by an adult.


Jan
30
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


Jan
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Fashion Show Audition

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Audition to be a model in our Fashion Show on Friday, February 27.


Jan
30
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


Jan
30
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


Jan
30
4:15PM

--to--

5:15PM

Chess Club

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

Children age 6 and up learn to play and improve their skills. Preregistration is required.


Jan
30
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


Jan
30
4:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Korean Food Preparation with Soh Young Lee Segredo: Learn to Prepare Doenjang

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Doenjang (“thick paste”) is a traditional fermented soybean paste that is considered one of the essential sauces of authentic Korean cuisine. It is rich in flavonoids, vitamins, minerals and plant hormones (phytoestrogens) that some believe possess anti-carcinogenic properties. It will be served with Korean cabbage, turnip soup, and rice and pickles.


Jan
30
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Game Day

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

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


Jan
30
4:30PM

--to--

5:15PM

Chess Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jan
30
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Board Games

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children play monopoly and other board games.


Jan
30
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

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


Jan
30
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


Jan
30
7:00PM

--to--

9:30PM

Keeping the Dream Alive: How Are We Doing?

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

How are you "keeping the dream alive"? Dramatist David Mills will inspire you with his portrayal of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.


Jan
31
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

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


Jan
31
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


Jan
31
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.


Jan
31
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


Jan
31
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


Jan
31
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


Jan
31
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.


Jan
31
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


Jan
31
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Wii Gaming

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Kids ages 4-12 play and get fit with Wii tennis, bowling and boxing.


Jan
31
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Genealogy, Part I

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Professional genealogist and family historian Diane Warmsley shows you how to get started researching your family tree.


Jan
31
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Lucknow Nexus: Hindu and Mughal Elements in Kathak

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The Kathak dance group Lucknow Nexus displays a perfect balance of Hindu and Mughal elements in a classical north Indian style that developed in the fabled city of Lucknow and draws its stories ("katha") from both Hindu mythology and Persian-Urdu poetry. *In Auditorium, Lower Level*


Jan
31
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

SMART Club

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

SMART stands for science, math, art, reading and technology. This SMART Club program for ages 9-14 emphasizes reading and science, with tweens working collaboratively in groups, reading and playing games that use common sight words.


Jan
31
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.


Jan
31
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Panel Discussion: Demystifying Organ Donation

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Experts from the New York Organ Donor Network, South Asian Marrow Association of Recruiters (SAMAR) and Janet and John Raggio Nephrology Institute of North Shore LIJ will explain the purpose and process of organ donation.


Jan
31
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Introduction to Email

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


Jan
31
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

A Musical Tribute to Nat King Cole

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Cody Childs presents a tribute to Nat "King" Cole with biographical notes on his life and a performance of great Cole classics.


Jan
31
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Queens Memory in Sunnyside

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

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


Jan
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

The Write Life: Everything You Need to Know About Publishing with Renee Flagler

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Author Renee Daniel Flagler will chat about her latest release, “Society Wives,” and talk about the nitty-gritty of getting published. Bring all your questions and leave with a thorough understanding of the publishing industry and how to make it in this ever-changing arena.


Feb
1
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Holiday Melodies

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Sino-American Musician Association presents a program of Chinese pop songs, Broadway tunes, traditional Chinese dance, and arias from famous Italian and French operas. *In Auditorium, Lower Level*


Feb
1
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Sunday Concerts @ Central Presents the Brandee Younger Jazz Harp Quartet

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Brandee Younger, a versatile artist who has been proven to defy genres and labels, has created a unique niche in both traditional and non-traditional harp arenas. She plays in a style reminiscent of Dorothy Ashby and Alice Coltrane, yet has developed a beautiful, fresh sound all her own.


Feb
2
9:00AM

--to--

3:00PM

Affordable Care Act: Insurance Enrollment (in English and Spanish)

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

New York’s official health plan marketplace is up and running! You and your family can shop for, compare and enroll in health coverage that fits your budget. A certified bilingual navigator is ready to assist in the enrollment process.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
2
9:00AM

--to--

4:00PM

Affordable Care Act Insurance Enrollment

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

New York’s official health plan marketplace is up and running! You and your family can shop for, compare and enroll in health coverage that fits your budget. A certified bilingual navigator is ready to assist in the enrollment process.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
2
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

ShapeUp NYC: Total Body Conditioning for Adults

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Instructor Lily Vasquez's total body workout combines low impact, dance fitness, chair fitness, stretch and cardio sculpt exercises to help you get fit. Participants should wear loose clothing and sneakers. Be sure to bring a bottle of water. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
2
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


Feb
2
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers

Location: Central Library
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 718-990-8625. This is an introductory computer class, no prior knowledge or skills required. Class Code: CC100


Feb
2
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Introduction to Computers

Location: Cambria Heights
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 tutorial presumes that you have little or no computer experience. It covers the topics such as the parts of a computer, computer terminology, disk drives, using the mouse, purchasing a computer, and care and feeding of your computer.

Cambria HeightsMon, Feb 9, 201510:00AM - 11:30AM

Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
2
10:30AM

--to--

11:45AM

Writing Workshop: Share Your Memories

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Kathy Cohen leads a four-session workshop on writing memoirs. Learn basics, tips and techniques, and share writing assignments, thoughts and ideas. This is a teleconferenced event. Call 718-464-0084 to preregister.


Feb
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


Feb
2
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Basic Keyboarding

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Learn to type on a standard computer keyboard.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
2
11:00AM

--to--

11:15AM

Mother Goose

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Infants ages 6-17 months and their caregivers join us for nursery rhymes, songs and lap bounces!

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
2
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18-36 months accompanied by their caregivers join us for songs, fingerplays and stories.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
2
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


Feb
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


Feb
2
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Domino Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Learn how to play dominoes and Phase 10, a card game you will enjoy.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
2
12:00PM

--to--

12:30PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Toddlers and their parents enjoy fingerplays and songs.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
2
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

Resume Workshop

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Make your resume the best it can be at this workshop! Participants will learn about types of resumes, how to get started, what to include and not include and tips for making a resume stronger.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
2
12:30PM

--to--

1:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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


Feb
2
1:00PM

--to--

1:30PM

Coloring Club

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Toddlers and their parents color together.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
2
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

English Conversation Club

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Improve your English vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation with Lucette and Arline. 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


Feb
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


Feb
2
1:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

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
2
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

English for Speakers of Other Languages

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

Our ESOL classes for adults are offered weekly. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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


Feb
2
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Day Book Club

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is the novel "What Alice Forgot" by Liane Moriarty.


Feb
2
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Classic Movie Mondays

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Join us for these great classic movies in February: 2/2 - "Some Like it Hot" (1959); 2/9 - "In the Heat of the Night" (1967); 2/23 - "Beat the Devil" (1953)

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
2
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Family Storytime

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

This program of stories and age-appropriate music is for children in grades pre-K to 2 and their caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
2
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Computer Skills and Drills

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 1-6 will learn basic computer skills, including searching for information on the Internet and exploring resources available on the Queens Library website. They will also receive a brief introduction to computer coding.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
2
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Crazy Quilt Block: A Quilting Workshop for Adults

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

Learn how to create a “crazy quilt” block, made from pieces of random shapes and sizes sewn together to make an abstract, non-repetitive design. Preregistration is required. Materials are provided.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
2
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

The Creative Hour

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Express yourself through painting, writing, drawing and more!

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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


Feb
2
4:45PM

--to--

7:45PM

Citizenship Preparation

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Citizenship classes in Korean and English are held every Monday afternoon except holidays.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
2
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Zumba

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Join instructor Jill Ackiron Moses in this dance-fitness class to build a stronger and healthier you!


Feb
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


Feb
2
5:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Family Movie Night

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Our weekly family movie can be enjoyed by all!

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

Additional Dates


Feb
2
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Board Games

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children play Monopoly and other board games.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
2
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Family Game Night

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Family Game Night offers fun for all ages!

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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


Feb
2
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


Feb
2
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Learn to Dance Soca

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 35 openings

Instructor Davin McLeod shares the history and movements of this masquerade dance, the "soul of Calypso" and "the power of movement," that is performed at the annual Caribbean Carnival. You do not need to know how to dance to participate, but you will certainly feel like a dancer when you leave! 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


Feb
2
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Computer Classes

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Learn to operate a computer at these classes for adults.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
2
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Introduction to Classical Belly Dance with Noora

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 24 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


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
2
7:30PM

--to--

7:45PM

Crafts Monday

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Children create simple decorative items from colored paper and other materials.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
3
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers and the Internet

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 3 openings

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


Feb
3
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.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
3
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Guided Relaxation Workshop for Cancer Survivors

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Learn to relax and unwind with guided relaxation exercises that, according to research, can help reduce pain, nausea and fatigue. To RSVP or for more information, please call Jordan at 212-647-9700 x239. This workshop is open to all cancer survivors and will be held at the Queens Cancer Center, Room A-540, 82-68 164 Street, Jamaica.


Feb
3
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Computer Basics for Beginners

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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


Feb
3
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Computers for Beginners

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 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


Feb
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


Feb
3
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Introduction to Computers

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 6 openings

Adults will be taught the basics of computer use.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
3
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.


Feb
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


Feb
3
1:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

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


Feb
3
1:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

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


Feb
3
2:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Health Insurance Enrollment

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

New York’s official health plan Mmrketplace is up and running! You and your family can shop, compare plans and enroll in heath coverage that fits your budget. A certified navigator is ready to assist you in the enrollment process.


Feb
3
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Movie Screenings

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

We will screen "Lucy," rated R, on Thursday, 1/29 at 6:00PM and "The Judge," rated R, on Tuesday, 2/3 at 2:00PM.


Feb
3
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Medications and Interactions

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Learn more about your medications and get tips on how to remember to take them from our guest speaker, Chung-Shien Lee, Assistant Clinical Professor, St. John's University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. First time participants should call 718-464-0084 to preregister and for access numbers.


Feb
3
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Independent Films at 2:00

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Every Tuesday afternoon we screen an independent, foreign or documentary film: 2/3- "The Grand Budapest Hotel" (2014; rated R); 2/10- "The Lunchbox" (2013; rated PG); 2/17 - "I Am Ali" (2014; rated PG); 2/24 - "Dear White People" (2014; rated R)

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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


Feb
3
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Teen Library Club Meeting

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Make new friends and voice your opinions on programs and events you'd like to see at the library and items you'd like to see added to the collection. Light refreshments will be served.


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

Feb
3
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Celebrate African American History with Linda Humes

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

This event, for ages 6-12, will include stories, songs and instrumental music from Africa, the Caribbean and the United States. A wide range of topics will be addressed, including self-esteem, ecology and cultural appreciation.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
3
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

African American History Month Songs and Stories

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Entertainer Linda Humes will perform stories, music and songs from Africa, the Caribbean and the United States about self-esteem, ecology and the appreciation of many different cultures, for children ages 6-12.


Feb
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


Feb
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Book Buddies

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

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


Feb
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


Feb
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Tween and Teen Craft Hour

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

At our weekly craft sessions you will learn to make jewelry, explore paper crafts and much more.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Card Games

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

We will learn, and play spit, hearts and rummy 500.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
3
4:30PM

--to--

5:45PM

Animal Arts and Crafts

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Children and teens ages 6-14 can explore the real animal kingdom or create their own "mix and match" animals to take home.


Feb
3
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

NYPD Explorer Program

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Will 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


Feb
3
4:45PM

--to--

5:45PM

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


Feb
3
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Learn to Crochet

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Participants are encouraged to bring their own size K crochet hook and yarn so they can practice at home. Supplies will be made available for in-class use. This program is for all ages.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
3
5:00PM

--to--

5:45PM

ShapeUp NYC: Dance Aerobics for Adults

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

This class will keep you fit and build your muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories. Instructor: Angela Mendez. 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
3
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


Feb
3
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Introduction to PowerPoint

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

In this two-session workshop, participants will learn how to create a slide show, add photos and images, and create handouts. Basic computer skills are required. Participants must preregister by phone or in person at the Cyber Center desk on Tuesday evenings. 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


Feb
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


Feb
3
7:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Small Business Workshop

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 48 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


Feb
4
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 sending and receiving email and having a general overview of email etiquette. Students must possess basic mouse and keyboarding skills. Preregistration is required by phone at 718-990-0769 or in person at the Cyber Center Desk.


Feb
4
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Job Search Strategies

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


Feb
4
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Job Search Strategies

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


Feb
4
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


Feb
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


Feb
4
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Babies Sing and Play

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Babies ages 12-24 months accompanied by caregivers learn simple songs and rhymes and play with educational toys and puzzles. Preregistration for the series is required.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
4
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


Feb
4
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Toddler Time

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

Children ages 18-35 months and their caregivers join us for stories, songs and activities. Preregistration is required beginning Tuesday, December 23.

Central LibraryWed, Feb 11, 201510:30AM - 11:30AM

Feb
4
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Time

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Toddlers enjoy fingerplays, music, ryhmes 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


Feb
4
10:30AM

--to--

11:45AM

Play and Learn: A Program for Toddlers and Their Parents

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Parents and their toddlers, ages 18-36 months, interact in a classroom with toys, games and other materials designed to educate and encourage gross motor skills, cognitive development and creative expression. Preregistration is required.


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
4
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Picture Book Time

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-5 years and their caregivers join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
4
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

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, Feb 18, 201510:00AM - 10:30AM
SunnysideWed, Feb 25, 201510:00AM - 10:30AM
SunnysideWed, Mar 4, 201510:00AM - 10:30AM
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

Feb
4
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Feb
4
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to Computers

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


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
4
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Computer Basics

Location: South Hollis
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


Feb
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


Feb
4
11:30AM

--to--

1:30PM

Beginning a Business

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

This interactive workshop series is presented in partnership with the Small Business Administration. Day 1 - starting your business; Day 2 - SBA programs and services that can help your business; Day 3 - writing a business plan; Day 4 - selling to the federal government; Day 5 - e-commerce and social media marketing


Feb
4
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


Feb
4
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

At our weekly storytime for toddlers we read picture books and sing songs for 30 minutes of fun, laughter and learning.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
4
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5 and under and their caregivers are invited to join us for songs, stories and a simple craft.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
4
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) 641-7086 for additional information. Class code CC130.


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
4
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Learn about Access to Affordable Health Insurance

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 47 openings

Oscar Health Insurance invites you to a lunch-and-learn to find out more about getting the best health care plan for you and your family. You will learn about changes to the Affordable Care Act, a/k/a "Obamacare," and will better understand how to navigate the marketplace before the February 15 deadline for 2015 health care coverage. Lunch will be provided. Preregistration is required.


Feb
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


Feb
4
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Introduction to Computers

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

Learn the basics: how to use the mouse, keyboard, toolbar and scroll bars and open and close windows. A valid Queens Library card and preregistration are required.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
4
12:15PM

--to--

1:00PM

Obtenga Acceso a Seguro Médico Económico

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 48 openings

Seguro de Salud Óscar, le invita a un almuerzo y aprender para ayudarle a entender cómo obtener el mejor plan de salud para usted y su familia. Los asistentes recibirán información sobre los cambios en la Ley de Atención Asequible también conocido como "Obamacare", y van a entender mejor cómo navegar el mercado antes de la fecha límite del 15 de febrero 2015 cobertura de salud. Se proveerá almuerzo.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
4
12:30PM

--to--

1:00PM

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


Feb
4
12:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

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


Feb
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


Feb
4
1:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Beginners' Excel

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

Learn how to navigate a spreadsheet, create workbooks, enter and edit data, and create charts and graphs. Basic computer skills are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information please call 718-990-8625.


Feb
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


Feb
4
1:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

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


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
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.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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


Feb
4
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.

This workshop will teach you about the basic parts of a computer, how to use a keyboard and mouse, and how to browse the Internet. Preregistration is required at 718-990-0769.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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


Feb
4
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Stories, Arts and Crafts

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-12 enjoy stories, crafts and age-appropriate music.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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


Feb
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 fourth and fifth graders preparing for the ELA (English Language Assessment). Students must attend all sessions. Preregistration is required. Space is limited.

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

Feb
4
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


Feb
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


Feb
4
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Making Proud Choices

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Are you 11-19 years old? Do you have questions about sex? Would you like to learn how to be healthy and safe? This is place for you!

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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


Feb
4
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Family Movie Event

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children and their caregivers are invited to enjoy the family-friendly, Disney-Pixar film "Brave," rated PG.


Feb
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


Feb
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Anime and Manga for Kids!

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Do you like Pokémon and Yu-Gi-Oh? Are you a big fan of Sonic the Hedgehog? Then you like anime and manga, the Japanese art of animation! Come to the children's meeting room at Pomonok on Wednesdays to talk about anime and manga, watch some Pokémon, and meet new friends! Ages 5-11 welcome!

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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


Feb
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Tween and Teen Game Day

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Join us on selected Wednesdays for gaming fun!

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

Additional Dates


Feb
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Fitness for Kids

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Get fit and have fun at this series presented by Queens Library and FitFUNd!

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
4
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Interview Preparation

Location: Corona
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


Feb
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


Feb
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Valentines for Vets

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 make Valentine's Day special for veterans by creating one-of-a-kind cards and bookmarks to show appreciation for all they have done.


Feb
4
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


Feb
4
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


Feb
4
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.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
4
5:15PM

--to--

5:45PM

Creative Writing

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 8-12 will learn how to write creatively by being given a topic and being guided through the writing process.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
4
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Movie Night Wednesday

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

In February, we will screen the following movies, all from 2014: 2/4 - "No Good Deed" (rated PG-13); 2/11 - "The Equalizer" (rated R); 2/18 - "Addicted" (rated R); 2/25 - "Get On Up" (rated PG-13).

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

Additional Dates


Feb
4
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Microsoft Excel (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 create a worksheet and perform calculations: 2/4 - Introduction to Microsoft Excel; 2/11 - Calculations and worksheets; 2/18 - 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 Wednesday, January 28 at 9:00AM.

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

Feb
4
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Understanding the Labor Market

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


Feb
4
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

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

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Find out what it takes to become a U.S. citizen. Sessions are in English and include a workshop and basic civics education. Part 1 - Are you ready to be a U.S. citizen?/Introduction to American history; Part 2 - Required documents and more/Introduction to American government and politics; Part 3 - Common barriers to naturalization/American culture and geography; Part 4 - 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


Feb
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


Feb
5
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Home Health Aide Information Session

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Queens Library is offering free classes for certification to become a home health aide. Find out more and preregister for this program at this information session!


Feb
5
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

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


Feb
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.


Feb
5
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Advanced Excel

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


Feb
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


Feb
5
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 computer basics: how to use the mouse, keyboard, toolbar and scroll bars and how to open and close windows. A valid Queens Library card and preregistration are required.


Feb
5
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Morning Storytime

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18-36 months listen to stories and sing songs. Space is limited; preregistration is required.


Feb
5
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Toddler Time

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Toddlers ages 2-4 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


Feb
5
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Caring for a Person with Mental and Emotional Challenges (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Do you have a loved one receiving mental health treatment, or who you feel should be evaluated or treated? Are you unsure how to proceed? Find out more at this workshop and discussion presented by Dr. Daniel Chen of Flushing Hospital Medical Center.


Feb
5
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


Feb
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.


Feb
5
11:15AM

--to--

1:15PM

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


Feb
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


Feb
5
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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, Feb 12, 201512:00PM - 12:30PM
Douglaston/Little NeckThu, Feb 26, 201512:00PM - 12:30PM
Douglaston/Little NeckThu, Mar 5, 201512:00PM - 12:30PM
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

Feb
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


Feb
5
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

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.


Feb
5
12:15PM

--to--

1:00PM

Toddler Play Group

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18-36 months accompanied by a caregiver join us for free play time with educational toys, music and new friends!

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

Additional Dates


Feb
5
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Resume Lab

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Make your resume the best it can be at this workshop! Participants will create a functional resume to help pursue employment, learning about types of resumes, how to get started, what to include and not include and tips for making a resume stronger.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
5
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


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
5
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.


Feb
5
1:15PM

--to--

1:45PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Mother Goose Time brings stories, songs and simple rhymes to infants and toddlers and their caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
5
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

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


Feb
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


Feb
5
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Love Songs from Around the World

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Argentinian guitarist and singer Irene Failenbogen and guitarist Mark Marano perform well-known love songs from around the world, including "Love Me Tender," "Besame Mucho" and "The Shadow of Your Smile."

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

Additional Dates


Feb
5
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Classic Movies @ 2:00

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

In February, we will show: 2/5 - "Strangers on a Train" (1951; dir. by Alfred Hitchcock; a customer suggestion); 2/12 - "The Lady Eve" (1941; a customer suggestion); 2/19 - "Romeo and Juliet (1968; dir. by Franco Zeffirelli; rated PG); 2/26 - "To Sir, with Love" (1967)

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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


Feb
5
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Lunar New Year Celebration: Flower Arrangements by Anna Kao

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Floral artist Anna Kao will provide instruction on the fine art of floral arranging, from simple corsages to more complicated arrangements for home, parties and festivities. Materials are 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
5
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Tai Chi and Qigong for Health

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

In these classes, participants will learn basic qigong exercises, tai chi walking and tai chi yang style 24 forms. These easy-to-do exercises and techniques are for everyone interested in natural health and well-being.


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
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.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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


Feb
5
3:30PM

--to--

4:45PM

Book Discussion of "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by Mark Twain

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

We will read and discuss "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by Mark Twain.


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Learn to Play Chess

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Children, teens and adults are all welcome at this program.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen Craft

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Teens and tweens work on crafts on Thursday afternoons.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Unbeatable Bow

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

Wearing a bow is a trend that never goes out of style. Learn how to make an easy-to-sew one and turn it into a fashion accessory with author Lesley Ware, whose new book, "Sew Fab," is a sewing and style guide for young fashionistas.


Feb
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Introduction to Yoga

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

Certified yoga instructor Florence Meyers teaches basic techniques and exercises. Please bring a mat or towel, and wear workout clothes and sneakers. Participants must preregister for each session.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
5
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Movie Night

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Join us for a screening of "TheBoxTrolls"! Light snacks will be provided, or you can bring your own.


Feb
5
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

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


Feb
5
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Career Discovery Workshop Series

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Discover your career path by talking directly with professionals in the field! Every session in this series will feature two presentations and a question-and-answer session.


Feb
5
4:30PM

--to--

5:45PM

Kids' Talent Show

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Young people ages 6-14 are invited to entertain friends and family with music, drama, dance, humor or anything else that will amuse an audience. Auditions will be held 2/5 and 2/12. The rehearsal will be on 2/19 and show time is 2/26. Kids and parents are invited to attend.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
5
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

National African American Read-In

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 1-6 will select, read and share books written by African-American authors such as Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney, Donald Crews, Patricia McKissack, Lucille Clifton and Langston Hughes. Books by various African-American authors will be on display at the library.


Feb
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


Feb
5
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Belly Dancing 101: An Introduction

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 23 openings

Belly dancing, also known as "raqs sharqui," is an ancient, mystical and healing dance form. Learn its fundamentals with Cashel Campbell. Preregistration is required for each session at queenslibrary.org/events.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
5
5:30PM

--to--

7:00PM

Classic Cinema

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

This week's classic is Stanley Kubrick's "A Clockwork Orange" (1971), about a London gang's horrific crime spree, capture and attempted rehabilitation via controversial psychological conditioning. It should be noted that this film, rated R, was originally rated X.


Feb
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.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
5
6:00PM

--to--

6:45PM

Adult Craft Hour

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us for weekly craft sessions in a variety of mediums. Learn to crochet, knit, make jewelry, explore paper crafts and create collages.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
5
6:00PM

--to--

7:45PM

Conversational English

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Improve your spoken English and enhance your vocabulary at these weekly classes. 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


Feb
5
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

The World of Work Reading and Discussion Group

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

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
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


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
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.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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


Feb
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*

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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


Feb
5
6:30PM

--to--

7:15PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Young people ages 8-18 will learn the basic stitches in knitting and crochet.
Some supplies will be available 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
5
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Belly Dancing 101: An Introduction

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

Belly dancing, also known as "raqs sharqui," is an ancient, mystical and healing dance form. Learn its fundamentals with Cashel Campbell. Preregistration is required for each session at queenslibrary.org/events.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
5
7:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Pajama Storytime

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

It's Take Your Child to the Library Week. Enjoy stories and songs in celebration of families and libraries for families with children age 6 and under. PJs are optional!


Feb
5
8:00PM

--to--

9:00PM

After Hours: History of Valentine's Day

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Karen Quinones of Patriot Tours presents an historical perspective on Valentine's Day. This is an evening teleconferenced discussion group. First-time callers should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Feb
6
9:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Beginners Word

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 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


Feb
6
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Queens Museum

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Jason Yoon from the Queens Museum will lead a discussion. This is a teleconferenced program. First-time callers should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Feb
6
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Networking

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


Feb
6
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners Excel

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 6 openings

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


Feb
6
10:30AM

--to--

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
6
10:30AM

--to--

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
6
11:00AM

--to--

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
6
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Computers for Beginners

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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


Feb
6
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

It's books, exercise and songs for preschoolers up to age 5.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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


Feb
6
1:00PM

--to--

2:15PM

English Conversation Classes

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Adults improve their English through group conversations about everyday topics.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
6
3:00PM

--to--

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
6
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Design a Refrigerator Magnet

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Dress up your fridge with a magnet you design and create yourself!


Feb
6
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Simple Games

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

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


Feb
6
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!

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

Additional Dates


Feb
6
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Game Day

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children play a variety of board and card games.


Feb
6
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Money Workshops for kids

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Money workshops on History of Banking and on Budgeting for children, sponsored by TD Bank.


Feb
6
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!

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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


Feb
6
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Picture Book Time

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Children listen to stories read aloud.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
6
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Valentine Craft

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

We'll make something for Valentine's Day at this program for children ages 7-11.


Feb
6
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
7
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers

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


Feb
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


Feb
7
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

The World of Work Reading and Discussion Group

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

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
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


Feb
7
12:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Darwin Day

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

It's Take Your Child to the Library Day, and we’re observing it by wishing Charles Darwin, the great scientist, reader and writer, a Happy 205th Birthday. We will celebrate the variety of Earth's living things with an iPad photo booth and special guests from the United States Department of Agriculture and Randall’s Island Park.


Feb
7
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Reading Saturday

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Volunteers from Jumpstart, a national literacy program, will read stories to children.


Feb
7
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

The Civil Rights Movement

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Teens of all backgrounds are invited to watch a short video series on the civil rights movement from its early years to the election of President Obama. The program will incorporate video clips and end with a Jeopardy quiz on our overhead monitor. Power to teens!


Feb
7
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

The Sounds of Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

L A Blacksmith and Wayne Holmes take you in their time machine to share great hits such as "Georgia on My Mind," "What's Going On," "You Are the Sunshine of My Life" and more.


Feb
7
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
7
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Introduction to the Internet

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


Feb
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


Feb
7
2:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Talks on Chinese Literature (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Professor Tang will explain the influences on modern Chinese literature of ancient and modern Chinese and Western forms and ideas. Chinese literary works will be compared to those of other languages, and literary theories and trends as well as works by outstanding authors will be discussed.


Feb
7
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

N'Kenge and Seph Stanek Present Musical Highlights from Broadway-Bound "Akhenaten"

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

N’Kenge ("Motown the Musical" and "The Genius of Ray Charles") and Seph Stanek ("Naked Boys Singing") will perform highlights from the Broadway-bound musical "Akhenaten," about the lives and loves of the ancient Egyptian pharaonic class, under the musical supervision of Charles Czarnecki ("Jersey Boys").


Feb
8
1:30PM

--to--

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


Feb
8
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Open Mic for Poets

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Brooke Ellsworth is author of the chapbooks "Thrown" (The New Megaphone) and "Mud" (forthcoming from dancing girl press). She has poems in or forthcoming in DIAGRAM, jubilat, The Volta, Coconut Magazine and elsewhere. She currently lives in Queens and teaches at Parsons The New School for Design.


Feb
8
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

A Musical Garden: Inspired by Japanese Gardens

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Many old Japanese gardens were designed to inspire people through the day, throughout the year or even across generations. The ensemble WaFoo, which means "winds of Japan" or "Japanese style," will perform original music in a concert presented by the Queens Library International Resource Center.


Feb
9
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


Feb
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


Feb
9
10:00AM

--to--

10:30AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Infants 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


Feb
9
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Bring your supplies and make new friends!

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

Additional Dates


Feb
9
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.


Feb
9
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

Love Songs with Castorina and Rose

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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


Feb
9
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

International Film Screening and Discussion

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

In the award-winning 2013 film "Ilo Ilo" (in Mandarin, Tagalog and English, with English subtitles), directed by Anthony Chen, a stressed middle-class Singaporan family with one child, and another on the way, hires a Filipino immigrant as a live-in maid and nanny during the 1997 Asian financial crisis.


Feb
9
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


Feb
9
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Lego Club

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Have fun making some delightful Lego creations at this program for young people age 7 and up. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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


Feb
9
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.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
9
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Guided Meditation Series

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.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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.


Feb
9
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.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
9
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Buying a Home: Everything You Need to Know to Get Started

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

This workshop, presented by the Chhaya Community Development Corporation, covers everything first-time home buyers need to know about home ownership.


Feb
9
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

History and Headlines: A Nonfiction Book Discussion Group

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

This month we will discuss "Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies" by Jared Diamond.


Feb
9
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

African American Contributions to the Industrialization of America

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Louise Dente, founder of Cultural Caravan Productions, and William Seraile, Professor Emeritus at Lehman College, City University, will present a program on the inventions of Lewis Latimer, Granville T. Woods and other African Americans who contributed to the industrialization of the United States. A screening of a 28-minute CCPTV documentary on Lewis Latimer, a question-and-answer session and light refreshments will follow.


Feb
9
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


Feb
9
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Credit, Business Management & Access to Capital for Small Businesses

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

A representative from Accion East, a non-profit organization empowering low- to moderate income business owners through access to capital and financial education, will present a seminar on how to understand, build, and manage credit. It will also cover business management best practices in a frame-work to best prepare you to access capital to start or expand your business.


Feb
9
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Join our discussion of the popular YA novel "The Fault in Our Stars" by John Green.


Feb
9
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

Lincoln Center Local: "Red Hot + Fela Live!

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The defiant spirit and groove-heavy music of Nigerian firebrand Fela Anikulapo Kuti lives on, as Fela’s master drummer and Afrobeat icon Tony Allen teams up with the cinematic dance rockers of Superhuman Happiness and stars of the next generation of Afro-futurist innovators. A moderated panel discussion will follow the screening.


Feb
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.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
10
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Free Security Guard Training Information Session

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

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


Feb
10
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Email

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

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


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
10
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Friends United

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Join other members of the Latino community living with cancer and share your experiences, concerns and hopes at this program held at the First Floor Conference Room 1-107, Queens Cancer Center of Queens Hospital, 82-68 164 Street, Jamaica.


Feb
10
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Resume Workshop

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

Are you ready to apply for jobs? Does your resume stand out from the crowd? Make your resume 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 stronger. Class Code: JR130. To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit Arverne Library or call 718-634-4784.


Feb
10
1:00PM

--to--

2:15PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is the nineteenth century French classic "Eugenie Grandet," by Honore de Balzac, which we will read and discuss in English.


Feb
10
1:30PM

--to--

3:15PM

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


Feb
10
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Identifying Your Work Skills

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


Feb
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.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
10
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Movie Afternoon

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month's selection, "The Hundred-Foot Journey" (2014), is rated PG.


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
10
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


Feb
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Tuesday Crafternoon Fun

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Children age 5 and up explore their artistic and creative sides making decorative items they can take home.


Feb
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

African Drumming featuring Ibrahima Kolipe Camara

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Don't miss this explosive, hands-on workshop with Ibrahima Kolipe Camara, a former member of Les Merveilles de Guinea and Les Ballets Africaines and a superb drummer and highly engaging performer. Participants will be treated to a rare experience as he shares the rhythms, sounds and movements of West African dance and music from his native country, Guinea.


Feb
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Valentine's Day Craft

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 years create something special for someone they love for Valentine's Day.


Feb
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Valentine Craft

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Make a Valentine's Day card using our doilies, stickers and ribbon. All ages are welcome; children under 8 years must be accompanied by an adult.


Feb
10
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Resumes and Cover Letters

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


Feb
11
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: 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.


Feb
11
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


Feb
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.


Feb
11
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners' Word

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


Feb
11
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


Feb
11
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


Feb
11
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Skills Identification

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


Feb
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


Feb
11
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


Feb
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.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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


Feb
11
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

LinkedIn

Location: Howard Beach
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)641-7086 for additional information. Class code JR210


Feb
11
11:30AM

--to--

1:30PM

Blood Pressure Screening

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Queens Library @ LIC 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


Feb
11
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

The Sounds of Erroll Garner, Thelonius Monk and Herbie Hancock

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

LA Blacksmith and Wayne Holmes present classics from the catalog of legendary jazz pianists Erroll Garner, Thelonius Monk and Herbie Hancock.


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
11
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


Feb
11
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Valentine's Day Crafts

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Create beautiful Valentine's cards, gifts and decorations for your family and friends!


Feb
11
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Valentine Craft

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

Create something lovely for Valentine's Day at this program for children ages 4-8. Children age 4 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Preregistration is required.


Feb
11
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


Feb
11
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

We're making something for Valentine's Day at this workshop for children ages 6 -12.


Feb
11
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Introduction to Classical Belly Dance with Noora

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 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


Feb
11
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Identifying Your Work Skills

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


Feb
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


Feb
12
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.


Feb
12
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners WordPress

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 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.


Feb
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


Feb
12
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.


Feb
12
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Disaster Preparedness

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Do you know how to help keep your family safe in an emergency? Would you know what supplies you need in case the power goes out, or what documents you should have on hand if you need to evacuate your home? Find out how to protect yourself and your family in the case of floods, fires and other disasters.


Feb
12
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


Feb
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


Feb
12
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.


Feb
12
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Art History: Pissarro and Cezanne

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Explore the life and works of French artists Pissarro and Cezanne.


Feb
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


Feb
12
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.


Feb
12
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Movie Matinee

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

We will screen "Jersey Boys" (2014), rated R and refreshments will be provided.


Feb
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


Feb
12
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

We will discuss S. J. Watson's literary thriller "Before I Go to Sleep" at our monthly book discussion for adults.


Feb
12
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Bring your school-aged child to the library to listen to some great stories!

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

Additional Dates


Feb
12
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


Feb
12
3:30PM

--to--

4:45PM

Board Game Time

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 3-6 can choose from a wide variety of fun board games.


Feb
12
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Celebrate Lunar New Year: Create an Origami Symbol of Good Fortune with Nesta Wu

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Hong Kong-born and -trained origami artist Nesta Wu will help you create an auspicious symbol in celebration of Lunar New Year. The goldfish is believed to attract wealth, peace, prosperity, harmonious movement and a continual flowing of things, especially in business and personal affairs. Materials are limited; participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.


Feb
12
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


Feb
12
4:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Permanent Opportunity: You Have a Green Card—Get More! (in Spanish)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

If you have your green card, you might be ready to get the full benefits of citizenship, which will allow you to vote in your next local, state and national elections as well as enjoy many other opportunities.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
12
4:00PM

--to--

5:45PM

Family Movie Night

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

We provide the films and some light refreshments: 1/15 - "Frozen" (rated PG, 102 minutes); 2/12 - "Muppets Most Wanted" (rated PG, 107 minutes)
2/26 - "Turbo" (rated PG, 96 minutes)

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

Additional Dates


Feb
12
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Tween and Teen Advisory Board

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

By participating in the Teen Advisory Board (TAB), you will help decide what type of teen and tween programs and materials the library will offer.


Feb
12
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Anime Time

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

All teens are invited. Selections are based on suggestions by teens themselves or by the librarian.


Feb
12
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Poof! Life in a Vacuum

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

This is a really sucky experience! Children ages 6-12 will have greater appreciation for Earth’s atmosphere when they see what happens to objects placed in containers from which the air is then extracted, mimicking the conditions of outer space. The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum brings us this far-out experience.


Feb
12
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Valentine's Day Craft

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Create a cool Valentine's Day craft!


Feb
12
4:30PM

--to--

5:15PM

Valentine's Day Craft

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-12 will make something love-ly!


Feb
12
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Poof! Life in a Vacuum

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

This is a really sucky experience! Teens ages 13-19 will have greater appreciation for Earth’s atmosphere when they see what happens to objects placed in containers from which the air is then extracted, mimicking the conditions of outer space. The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum brings us this far-out experience.


Feb
12
5:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Author Talk: "Booker T. Washington and Africa"

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Local author Dr. Tyrene Wright will discuss Washington's evolution as a Pan-Africanist and his clandestine role in African affairs.


Feb
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


Feb
12
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Living with Sickle Cell Disease

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Queens Sickle Cell Advocacy Network presents a symposium on community resources and information for individuals living with sickle cell trait or disease
and their family and friends.


Feb
12
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Night Book Club

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "Lila" by Marilynne Robinson.


Feb
12
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Beginners Word

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


Feb
13
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Old Hollywood

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Join us for a discussion about "Old Hollywood," with virtual appearances by Clark Gable, Claude Rains, Cary Grant, Greer Garson, Greta Garbo and many more of your favorite old-time stars. This is a teleconferenced event. First-time participants must call 718-464-0084 for access numbers and to preregister.


Feb
13
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Intermediate Word

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


Feb
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


Feb
13
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners Excel Continued

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


Feb
13
10:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

Go Red Day

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Join Queens Library in raising awareness about heart health. Please join us for an open discussion.


Feb
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


Feb
13
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Infants and their caregivers are invited for bouncing rhymes, songs, puppets and circle time. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
13
11:15AM

--to--

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.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
13
11:30AM

--to--

1:30PM

Movie Friday

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

"Belle" (2013), rated PG, was inspired by the true story of a mixed-race woman in 18th-century England whose connections with the aristocracy helped lead to the end of slavery in Britain.


Feb
13
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Board Game and Coloring Time

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Enjoy an afternoon of fun!

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

Additional Dates


Feb
13
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Valentine's Day Craft

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Craft beautiful favors for this special day!


Feb
13
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Paper Hearts

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Make a paper craft for Valentine's Day.


Feb
13
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Family Film Feature

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

It's not just "Frozen" time, it's "sing along with Princess Elsa and Olaf" time!


Feb
13
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Valentine's Day Arts and Crafts

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children will make something nice for Valentine's Day.


Feb
13
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

Valentine's Craft

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Teens in grades 7-12 will make something to take home for Valentine's Day .


Feb
13
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Author Talk with William Jelani Cobb Ph.D: Crisis in Ferguson, Crisis in NYC, Crisis in America

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Meet William Jelani Cobb, PhD, Associate Professor of History and Director of the Africana Studies Institute at the University of Connecticut and author of "The Substance of Hope: Barack Obama and the Paradox of Progress" (2010).


Feb
14
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.

FlushingSat, Feb 21, 20159:30AM - 12:00PM
FlushingSat, Feb 28, 20159:30AM - 12:00PM

Feb
14
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners Word

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


Feb
14
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!

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

Additional Dates


Feb
14
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

Grace Drums

Location: Langston Hughes
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.


Feb
14
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

1940s Swing with the Stan Auld Quartet

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Listen to the big band sounds of Tommy Dorsey, Count Basie, Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington and many more, played by the Stan Auld Quartet. *in Auditorium, Lower Level*


Feb
14
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

Harlem Remembered: 1919-1939

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Xoregos Performing Company presents a tribute to Harlem with an array of performances that includes performances of plays by Eulalie Spence and Marita Bonner, poetry by Langston Hughes and others, folk tales collected by Zora Neale Hurston and Joel Chandler Harris and songs of the era, both rare and unknown.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
14
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.

Langston HughesSat, Feb 21, 20152:00PM - 4:30PM
Langston HughesSat, Feb 28, 20152:00PM - 4:30PM

Feb
14
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Lincoln Center Local: Rosanne Cash, the Lone Bellow, Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. This month hear a great country, blues and indie rock concert filmed at "Lincoln Center Out of Doors" this past summer.


Feb
14
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Intermediate Word

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


Feb
14
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
14
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

The Story of Gospel Music

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

In celebration of African American History Month, the Teen Space is proud to present this fascinating look at the history and music that provided uplift to the African-American community during difficult and trying times.


Feb
14
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Rod Rodgers Dance Company Presents "Langston Lives!"

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

This suite of dance and theater vignettes in tribute to poet Langston Hughes reflects the extraordinary intellect, passion, rhythms and memorable images from his works.


Feb
15
1:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Lunar New Year Calligraphy Exhibit and Practice with Thomson Chou

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Mr. Chou and his associates will demonstrate calligraphy for the audience, and attendees will have the opportunity to receive a piece of calligraphic writing as a gift from the artists to welcome in the New Year. *In IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor*


Feb
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 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 stronger. Class Code: JR130. To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class call 718-990-8625

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

Additional Dates


Feb
17
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Microsoft Word for Beginners

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

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


Feb
17
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.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
17
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Computers for Beginners

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

Adults will learn the basics of using a computer. 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


Feb
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 718-9634-4784. Class code JR170


Feb
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


Feb
17
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Interview Skills

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


Feb
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


Feb
17
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Film Screening: Animation Week

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

It's winter recess, which means it's Animation Week at Woodside Library! Among films we will screen are "The Boxtrolls," "The Book of Life," "Planes: Fire and Rescue" and "How to Train Your Dragon 2," all rated PG.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
17
1:15PM

--to--

2:15PM

The Great American Songbook with Bob Stewart

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Singer Bob Stewart will perform songs of Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, Rodgers and Hart and more at Young Israel of Queens Valley Senior Center, 141-55 77 Avenue, Kew Gardens Hills, in a program sponsored by the Friends of Kew Gardens Hills Library and Young Israel of Queens Valley Senior Center.


Feb
17
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Job Search Strategies for the Mature Adult

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


Feb
17
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Basic Guitar

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.

Learn basic chords and easy songs at this 3-session course. Guitars will be provided for use in class. Preregistration is required, and you must attend all classes. Space is limited.

WoodhavenWed, Feb 18, 20151:30PM - 3:00PM
WoodhavenThu, Feb 19, 20151:30PM - 3:00PM

Feb
17
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Carnivals around the World

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Learn about the worldwide history and culture of carnivals in this teleconferenced program. First time callers must call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Feb
17
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Learn French

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children will learn basic French vocabulary.


Feb
17
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Jigsaw Puzzle Competition

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Participants at this afternoon of competitive puzzling, recommended for ages 9-14, will be split into groups to construct a 300-piece jigsaw puzzle. Space is limited.


Feb
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.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
17
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Lunar New Year 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 New Year's craft for kids ages 7-11!


Feb
17
4:30PM

--to--

5:15PM

Teen and Tween Book Discussion Group

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Come, chill and talk about Alyson Noel's "Evermore," the first volume in her Immortals series. Refreshments will be served.


Feb
17
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Interview Preparation

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


Feb
17
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

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. You must preregister by phone or in person at the Cyber Center Desk. For details, please call 718-990-0769.


Feb
18
9:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

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.

This workshop will teach you about the basic parts of a computer, and how to use a keyboard and mouse and 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


Feb
18
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Resumes and Cover Letters

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


Feb
18
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Resumes and Cover Letters

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


Feb
18
10:00AM

--to--

5:00PM

Defensive Driving

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

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 646 334 2239.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
18
11:00AM

--to--

3:00PM

SNAP Benefits

Location: Long Island City
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
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


Feb
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


Feb
18
11:30AM

--to--

1:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

In her new novel, "Lila," Pulitzer Prize-winning author Marilynne Robinson returns to the town of Gilead to tell the unforgettable story of a girlhood lived on the fringes of society in fear, awe and wonder. Pick up a copy at the Reference Desk and join us to share your thoughts!


Feb
18
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Pinterest

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

Pinterest is a popular social media site that allows you to save images and links from the Internet, creating a virtual “pin board” of your interests. Learn about this tool for online sharing and marketing in this introductory workshop! Basic computer skills, knowledge of the Internet and preregistration are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call (718) 641-7086 for additional information. Class code CC130


Feb
18
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

We meet once a month to read and discuss a great book. 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


Feb
18
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We will discuss the memoir "The Glass Castle" by Jeanette Walls.


Feb
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


Feb
18
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

This month we will discuss "Death Comes to Pemberley," a mystery by P. D. James.


Feb
18
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Media Mania Lab

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Young people age 10 and up will learn to design simple video games.


Feb
18
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Health Chat for Seniors: Navigating the Emotional Challenges of Aging

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This month's health topic for older adults, presented by Naturally Occurring Retirement Community Without Walls (NORC WOW), will be the emotional and mental issues related to aging, including bereavement, loss of independence, ill health and how to cope with them issues. Blood pressure screenings will be available from 1:30-1:45PM.


Feb
18
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

We will read "The Lowland" by Jhumpa Lahiri at our discussion group for adults.


Feb
18
3:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Family Movie

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

“Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” (2014), rated PG, is a movie for the entire family. Watch it during mid-winter break!


Feb
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


Feb
18
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Lunar New Year Celebration and Craft

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Celebrate the Lunar New Year at the Children's Discovery Center with stories, crafts, music, a lion dance and small treats to take home, for children ages 6-12. Tickets will be distributed at 3:30PM the day of the event.


Feb
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


Feb
18
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Science Fun

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Participate in exciting and fun science activities for children ages 5-12.


Feb
18
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Resumes

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

Are you ready to apply for jobs? Does your resume stand out from the crowd? Make your resume 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 stronger. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR130


Feb
18
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Lunar New Year Celebration and Craft

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Our celebration of Lunar New Year, for children ages 6-12, features stories, crafts, music and a lion dance. Participants will also receive small treats.
Tickets will be distributed a half hour before the event. *in Children's Library Discovery Center Multi-Purpose Room*


Feb
18
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


Feb
18
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Lunar New Year Celebration

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

We will celebrate the Year of the Sheep with refreshments and other fun activities for kids ages 6-14. Seating is limited. Call or visit the library to preregister. Happy lunar new year!


Feb
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


Feb
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.


Feb
19
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

How do I use this thing?

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


Feb
19
10:30AM

--to--

11:45AM

Introduction to Excel

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

Learn the basics of this spreadsheet program. Space is limited; preregistration is required.


Feb
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


Feb
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.


Feb
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


Feb
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


Feb
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.


Feb
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


Feb
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.


Feb
19
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

Learn to Draw...or Learn to Draw Better!

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Adults will improve their drawing skills in a class led by instructor Jessica Wolff. All art materials will be supplied. Seating is limited; preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
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


Feb
19
3:00PM

--to--

3:45PM

Picture Bingo

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-10 play the fun and simple game of picture bingo. Space is limited.


Feb
19
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

A Tribute to the Divas: Adele, Beyonce, Shania Twain and More

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Enjoy music made great by female pop and country artists Adele, Beyonce, Alicia Keys, Shania Twain, Reba McEntire, Jennifer Hudson and others.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
19
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


Feb
19
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Lunar New Year Celebration

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

We will mark the arrival of the Year of the Sheep with exciting crafts and a fun celebration!


Feb
19
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.

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


Feb
19
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Lego Club and More!

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children age 6 and up create Lego constructions or play board games. Preregistration is required.


Feb
19
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Pokémon Battle!

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Are you a true Pokémon master? Prove it! Bring your best deck to the library and take on other Pokémon trainers! See you there!

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

Additional Dates


Feb
19
5:00PM

--to--

5:45PM

YA Book Discussion Group

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

We will discuss the young adult novel "Stargirl" by Jerry Spinelli. Light refreshments will be served.


Feb
19
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Louis Armstrong On Film

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Ricky Riccardi, author of "What a Wonderful World: The Magic of Louis Armstrong's Later Years," dips into his private collection of Armstrong rarities to present some of the trumpeter's finest, and rarest, live performances on film.


Feb
19
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Facebook

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

Learn about the social media site that everyone is using, and how you can use it 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 your new Facebook account and answer your questions. Basic computer knowledge, internet skills, and a valid email account required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class Code: CC130


Feb
19
8:00PM

--to--

9:00PM

After Hours: A Short Story Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Feb
20
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

United States Presidents: A Trivia Game

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Kathy Cohen hosts this game about presidents of the United States. This is a teleconferenced program. First time callers, please call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Feb
20
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners Excel

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


Feb
20
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Salary Negotiations

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


Feb
20
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Intro to Computers

Location: Flushing
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 718-990-8625. This is an introductory class; prior computer knowledge and skills are not required. Class code CC100


Feb
20
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Dental Health Workshop with the NYU College of Dentistry

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Families with young children up to age 5 are invited to this workshop on dental health for parents and their children. Learn how to take care of your children's teeth and receive dental giveaways! Space is limited and available first come, first served.


Feb
20
11:00AM

--to--

12:15PM

Children's Movie

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children and their caregivers are invited to enjoy the family-friendly animated film "Clifford's Really Big Movie" (2004), rated G.


Feb
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


Feb
20
1:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Celebrate the Year of the Sheep

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

We will celebrate the lunar new year with bead-making and paper-cutting in a workshop for the entire family.


Feb
20
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Duct Tape Design Is Back!

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Our first duct tape designs workshop went so well, we're having another one, and it's time to up your game! This session you can try working on a duct tape wallet or pencil case. Materials are provided; just bring yourself and your imagination!


Feb
20
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Maker Club

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Geek out with science, tech and electronics for ages 8-14! Drop in any time between 2:00 and 4:00PM to play with Legos, littleBits, MaKey MaKey and our button-maker.


Feb
20
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Chi Gong for Cancer Survivors

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Chi gong can enhance health through movement, allowing muscles and tendons to become more flexible, breathing purer and mind and spirit more centered. To RSVP or for more information, please contact Sorraya at 718-883-3605. This workshop is open to all cancer survivors and will be held in Room A-540 of the Queens Cancer Center, 82-68 164 St., Jamaica.


Feb
20
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Lunar New Year

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-10 work on a craft to celebrate the lunar new year and learn about some of the customs surrounding this holiday. Preregistration is required. Please sign up with the librarian, beginning Monday, January 26th.


Feb
20
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Teen Crochet Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics of crochet.


Feb
20
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Children's Movie

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

We will screen a film, chosen by the librarian, suitable for kids.


Feb
20
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Filmmaker and Playwright Talk

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Meet Neil Labute, one of the most controversial filmmakers and playwrights to emerge in the 1990s. His work combines intriguing moral and ethical metaphors with dark portraits of the underside of American life, offering a literary perspective both intelligent and brutally focused.


Feb
21
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners Excel

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


Feb
21
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Family Literacy

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Volunteers from Jumpstart, a national literacy program, will read stories to children.


Feb
21
1:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Kaplan Practice SAT

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Take a practice SAT through Kaplan! Preregistration is required at http://bit.ly/LibraryPracticeTest. Contact Danielle.Black@Kaplan.com with questions.


Feb
21
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

New York Chinese Opera Society Presents an Afternoon of Chinese Opera

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

In celebration of the arrival of the Year of the Sheep, there will be performances of arias from Peking opera by Jingtao Zhang, Kuixi Han, Hong Wang, Xiaoru Zhang and Yingchun Li; an aria from Kun opera by Yi Qian; an aria from Ping opera by Song Li; and the "Emperor and the Bar Maid" episode from Peking opera by Weizhong Lu and Ling Yang. *In Auditorium, Lower Level*


Feb
21
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Intermediate Excel

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


Feb
21
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Sounds of Motown

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Enjoy hit songs of Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight, the Temptations, the Jackson 5 and others performed by Jazz Plus, featuring L A Blacksmith.


Feb
21
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Lincoln Center Local: The Unsung Carolyn Leigh

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. This month, the screening of
UnsungMusicalsCo. focuses on works by the legendary lyricist, Carolyn Leigh behind “Witchcraft,” “Young at Heart,” and Broadway’s Peter Pan, including songs from her never-produced musical Gatsby.


Feb
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.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
22
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Sunday Movie

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

In "The Expendables 3" (2014), rated PG-13, Barney Ross and his band of aging mercenaries recruit a younger crew to battle the man capable of exterminating their group, in this sequel directed by Red Hill's Patrick Hughes and starring Sylvester Stallone.


Feb
23
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Coding with Treehouse

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


Feb
23
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Email for Beginners

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Learn how to set up an e-mail account, send and receive messages, add attachments, and create and manage a contacts list. Participants must possess basic mouse and keyboarding skills. Seating is limited; first come, first served.


Feb
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


Feb
23
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Movie Time "If I Stay"

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Caught between life and death, Mia spends one critical day contemplating a future that is now more unknowable than ever. Is love enough to keep her here? Tragic but ultimately hopeful, "If I Stay" (2014), rated PG-13, is a romantic, riveting and uplifting story about music, life and love.


Feb
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.


Feb
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


Feb
23
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Teen Hygiene

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

What is good hygiene and how does it relate to good health? Find out at this workshop for teens only!


Feb
23
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

African American History Month Career Week

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Meet people with interesting careers that you may have never considered before. Maybe you'll be the next famous actor, chef, writer, accountant--who knows?

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

Additional Dates


Feb
23
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


Feb
23
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


Feb
23
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "The Pearl" by John Steinbeck.


Feb
23
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.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
23
6:00PM

--to--

7:15PM

Rod Rodgers Dance Company Presents "Keep On Goin'"

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

This is a dramatic tribute to heroic women of color, inspired by the historic achievements and personal motto of Harriet Tubman, legendary leader of the Underground Railroad. Other women feted in this suite are Rosa Parks, Sojourner Truth, Harriet Beecher Stowe and Mary McCloud Bethune.


Feb
23
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Poetry Workshop

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Poetry Workshop is for writers of all levels, from the complete beginner to the published professional, age 18 and up. Writers will read poetry together, and, if they wish, write together and share work with the group. Multilingual writers are welcome as well!


Feb
23
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Before Madeleine Albright turned 12, her life was shaken by the Nazi invasion of her native Czechoslovakia, the Battle of Britain, the near total destruction of European Jewry, the Allied victory in World War II, the rise of communism and the onset of the Cold War. She writes of this, and more, in her fascinating autobiography, "Prague Winter," the subject of our next book discussion group.


Feb
24
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Using a Google Nexus Tablet

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

Borrow a Google Nexus tablet and learn how to use it.


Feb
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


Feb
24
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Resume Workshop

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

Are you ready to apply for jobs? Does your resume stand out from the crowd? Make your resume 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 stronger. Class Code: JR130. To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit Arverne Library or call 718-634-4784.


Feb
24
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

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.


Feb
24
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Geography Trivia

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Enjoy a trivia game about United States and world geography with Kathy Cohen. This is a teleconferenced program. First time callers, please call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Feb
24
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Jewelry-Making Workshop

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

This exciting jewelry-making workshop is for children and teens.


Feb
24
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Langston Hughes Spelling Bee

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

For 1st to 6th grade. Test your spelling skills and earn the privilege of participating in the finals.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
24
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Online Job Applications

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 12 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; how to apply to online job postings; and how to upload your resume to an online application. Basic computer skills and an email account are required. 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: JR160.


Feb
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 medical records and much more. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are required and you must preregister by phone at 718-990-0769 or in person at the Cyber Center desk.


Feb
25
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

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


Feb
25
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


Feb
25
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Bonnie's Book Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "Ricochet" by Sandra Brown. 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.


Feb
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


Feb
25
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Getting More From Google Accounts

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 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) 641-7086 for additional information. Class Code: CC240


Feb
25
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Beginners PowerPoint

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 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


Feb
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


Feb
25
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Social Media for Small Business

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Representative from the Queens Chamber of Commerce will share best practices that will help you attract new customers and boost your business with the latest online marketing and cutting-edge social media.


Feb
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


Feb
25
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Cholesterol: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Learn about the signs, symptoms and ways to prevent high cholesterol at this program presented by Rockaway Wellness Partnership.


Feb
25
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

African-American History Jeopardy

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

One of Flushing's most popular teen events is our regular Jeopardy game, on overhead monitor with buzzers and bells. February's game will incorporate trivia related to African-American history and civil rights into our regular Jeopardy mix.

See you there teens!


Feb
25
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


Feb
25
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Exploring Comics through Drawing

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Learn about comics and how to make your own!


Feb
25
5:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Business Plan Writing Basics

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

A representative from Accion East, a non-profit organization empowering low- to moderate income business owners through access to capital and financial education, will present a seminar on the steps and pieces of writing a successful business plan.


Feb
25
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Treehouse

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


Feb
25
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Resumes and Cover Letters

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


Feb
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


Feb
26
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

LinkedIn

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


Feb
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.


Feb
26
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Healthy Heart (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

As part of the Community Health Education Partnership series, Dr. Vincent Wang will discuss what coronary artery disease involves, the causes and onset of symptoms. What patients should do to change their lifestyles to reduce the chances of getting coronary diseases.


Feb
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


Feb
26
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.


Feb
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


Feb
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.


Feb
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


Feb
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.


Feb
26
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Cathedral Window Design Block: A Quilting Workshop for Adults

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 openings

Alacia Stubbs will show how to create a “cathedral window design” block that can be embellished with embroidery or found objects like buttons, lace or even a photo, making this piece truly a "window" into memory. Preregistration is required. Materials are provided.


Feb
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


Feb
26
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Diabetes: Sweet but Dangerous

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Learn about your risk for develolping type 2 diabetes and ways to prevent it at this program presented by Rockaway Wellness Partnership. Protect your health!


Feb
26
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen Space

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

Make a fun craft at this month's Teen Space for young people age 9 and up. Preregistration is required.


Feb
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.


Feb
26
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

An Evening of Song with Daphnee Fortunate

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Songstress Daphnee Fortunate will weave her vocal magic through new, soulful renditions of jazz and pop standards from the 20th and 21st centuries in a musical journey that will delight and inspire. Space limited; first come, first served. Light refreshments will be served. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Douglaston/Little Neck Community Library.


Feb
26
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Piano and Flute Concert with Hannah Hsu Wang and Stephen Josephs

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Concert pianist Hannah Hsu Wang and flutist Stephen C. Josephs perform with the Union Bible Church Choir and the New York String Society in celebration of Lunar New Year and President's Week. Ms. Wang will even pick up the baton to conduct the choir! *In Auditorium, Lower Level*


Feb
26
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Introduction to Coding with Treehouse

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


Feb
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


Feb
26
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

On-Site CPR Training for Adults

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

The FDNY Mobile CPR Training Unit provides CPR awareness and hands-on participation to help you learn core cardiopulmonary resuscitation skills, which can make a difference in saving the life of a family member, friend or coworker. Preregistration is required. Sign up at the Information Desk or online at queenslibrary.org/events.


Feb
26
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Muse Exchange

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

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


Feb
26
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Travel Back in Time with Us!

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

We will travel back in time, through a computer presentation accompanied by period music, to meet famous African-American trail blazers. Refreshments will be served and families are encouraged to attend.


Feb
26
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

Starting and Running a Small Business (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Get helpful tips for turning a hobby or skills into a business, and find out where to obtain free resources to help plan a business.


Feb
26
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
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.


Feb
27
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Intermediate Excel

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 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


Feb
27
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to the Internet

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 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
10:30AM

--to--

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
2:00PM

--to--

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
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Board Game Bonanza

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of board games!


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--

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--

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 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--

6:00PM

Fashion Show

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 53 openings

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


Feb
28
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners PowerPoint

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


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

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
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Intermediate PowerPoint

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

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
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
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
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
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

Knitting Club

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

Young people age 7 and up are invited to learn to knit at a 5-week workshop led by one of our talented Adult Knitting Group members. 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--

11:15AM

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
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
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
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
4:15PM

--to--

5:15PM

Introduction to WordPress

Location: Pomonok
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.

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--

5:30PM

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
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
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
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. This is a teleconferenced program for older adults and the homebound. First time callers should call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


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!

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Mar
6
3:30PM

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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
4:00PM

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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.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Mar
7
3:00PM

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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
12
4:30PM

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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!

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Mar
16
10:00AM

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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.

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Mar
16
6:00PM

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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!


Apr
12
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Sunday Concerts @ Central present Ologundê

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Celebrate the rich Afro-Brazilian culture of Salvador, Bahia through a diverse repertoire of music, dance and martial arts.


May
3
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Sunday Concerts @ Central presents The Villalobos Brothers

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

The Villalobos Brothers are one of today's leading World Muisc and Classical Fusion Ensembles that blend indigenous rhythms and melodies of their native Veracruz, Mexico with intricate harmonies of jazz and classical music.


Jun
7
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Sunday Concerts @ Central Presents SOH DAIKO

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Taiko drumming group that also incorporates accessories such as bamboo flutes, brass bells, conch shells, gongs, African shekere and Tahitian toere (wooden slit drum) and features the visual element of movement and choreography, requiring physical strength, endurance, and energy that makes taiko such an exciting performance experience.