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10:00 AM
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Mar
28
9:30AM

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12:00PM

Beginners PowerPoint

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

Create awesome presentations and slideshows with PowerPoint 2010. Topics covered will include; creating and editing slides, changing the design and colors, inserting pictures and illustrations, and presenting your slide show. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills are required. Class Code: CC190


Mar
28
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Microsoft Excel (in Spanish)

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

Learn how to create a worksheet and perform calculations. 3/14 - Introduction to Microsoft Excel; 3/21 - Calculations and worksheets; 3/28 - Workbooks and layout. Customers should have basic computer skills and are encouraged to attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning Saturday, March 7 at 9:00AM.


Mar
28
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

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

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

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Mar
28
10:00AM

--to--

2:00PM

HSE Prep

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
28
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


Mar
28
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.


Mar
28
10:00AM

--to--

2:00PM

HIV Testing

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Knowing your HIV status is very important. Get tested at the ACQC mobile screening unit parked outside the library! All services are free and confidential.


Mar
28
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.


Mar
28
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
28
11:00AM

--to--

4:00PM

Tax Preparation Assistance

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
28
11:00AM

--to--

5:00PM

Get Free Help with Your Taxes!

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
28
12:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Great Women in Sickle Cell

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Join us for a live video discussion with women across the country who are raising awareness of sickle cell disease and its complications.


Mar
28
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Wii Gaming

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

It's video fun time for kids ages 6-12!


Mar
28
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Introduction to American Sign Language

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
28
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Intermediate PowerPoint

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 openings

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


Mar
28
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Microsoft Word (in Spanish)

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

Learn how to create a document and work with tables. 3/14 - Introduction to Microsoft Word; 3/21 - Creating and saving documents; 3/28 - Working with tables and printing. Participants should have basic computer skills and are encouraged to attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Reference desk beginning Saturday, March 7 at 10:00AM.


Mar
28
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.


Mar
28
2:00PM

--to--

3:45PM

Teddy Bear Storytime

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Come bring your teddy bear and read to it. Then you will hear teddy bear stories and songs, and make teddy bears.
for children


Mar
28
2:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Manga Artists "Clamp"

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Clamp is an all-female group of manga artists from Japan. We're celebrating their excellent work as part of our Women's History Month observances.


Mar
28
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


Mar
28
2:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Saturday Matinee

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

In "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" (2014), rated PG-13, Bilbo and company are forced to engage in a war against an array of combatants and keep the Lonely Mountain from falling into the hands of a rising darkness.


Mar
28
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


Mar
28
3:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Computer Classes (in Bengali and English)

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

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


Mar
28
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

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

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Sessions are in English and include a workshop and basic civics education. 3/7: Are you ready to be a U.S. citizen?/Introduction to American history; 3/14: Required documents and more/Introduction to American government and politics; 3/21: Common barriers to naturalization/American culture and geography; 3/28: Naturalization interview and beyond/Review of 100 questions.


Mar
28
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Queens Theatre presents Page to Stage Family Reading Hour

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Enjoy a reading of excerpts from "Junie B. Jones, One-Man Band," followed by fun activities led by Queens Theatre education staff.
Participants and their families will be given free ticket vouchers to see our Musical Production of the book.


Mar
28
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Lamp Making with Ms. Dee

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

Deirdre Fields-Wilson, known as Ms. Dee, learned how to make lamps from her father. She turned the skill into her business, Gifts from Deez Hands, and will demonstrate lamp-making techniques in this workshop. Space is limited. Preregistration is required.


Mar
28
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Filmmaker Talk and Screening: "Reconciliation" by Elliot Storey

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

The film incorporates dance and sculpture into a narrative about a family's breadown and reconciliation. The filmmaker will discuss his work and answer questions following the screening.


Mar
28
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

America International Culture and Education Communication Center Presents: China; A Lyrical Journey

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

At this lecture and performance program to promote the knowledge of Chinese folk songs and traditional culture, Chinese musician Yixuan will perform ten famous Chinese folk songs and explain their background, features, style and language characteristics. Some of the selections, such as "Jasmine" and "Kangding Love Song," will be sung in English for the first time. *In Auditorium, Lower Level*


Mar
29
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

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

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Flushing Library and the North American Chinese Calligraphy Association present, as a part of the Flushing Lecture Series, twelve workshops on Chinese culture focusing on the study and appreciation of classical Chinese literature and arts. In IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor

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

Additional Dates


Mar
29
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Sunday Movie

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

"The Maze Runner (2014), rated PG-13, concerns the efforts of a group of young men to escape the maze that surrounds their de facto prison.


Mar
30
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Computer Basics

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Learn the fundamentals!


Mar
30
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.


Mar
30
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Getting More From Google Accounts

Location: Central Library
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 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class Code: CC240


Mar
30
10:00AM

--to--

10:30AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

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


Mar
30
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Storytime

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
30
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Parent and Infant Playtime

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

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


Mar
30
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Introduction to Computers and the Internet

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Learn how turn your computer on and off, use the keyboard and mouse, search and brows the Internet and type a website address. Seating is limited; first come, first served.


Mar
30
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mother Goose

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Children enjoy 1/2 hour of nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays & simple picture books.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
30
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Baby and Me

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

This interactive program is for infants ages 7-18 months and their caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
30
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.


Mar
30
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Simple Crafts

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Young children work on simple projects.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
30
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.


Mar
30
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Dance Fitness

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
30
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.


Mar
30
12:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Chess and Dominoes Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
30
12:00PM

--to--

12:30PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Very young children enjoy songs and fingerplays with their parents.


Mar
30
12:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Tax Preparation Assistance

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
30
12:30PM

--to--

1:15PM

Storytime

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
30
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.


Mar
30
12:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Tax Preparation Assistance

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
30
12:30PM

--to--

1:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

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


Mar
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


Mar
30
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Skype a Crossword

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
30
1:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Get Free Help with Your Taxes!

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
30
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Ask the Pharmacist

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Learn what medications you are taking and why, and get tips on how to remember to take them. Bring a list of your questions and the bottles to all your prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins and herbal supplements and talk for free with a pharmacist. Preregistration is suggested to minimize wait time; call Tamara at 718-990-5197. This program will be held at Rochdale Village Senior Center, 169-65 137 Avenue, Jamaica.


Mar
30
1:00PM

--to--

1:30PM

Coloring Club

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Kids & their parents color.


Mar
30
1:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
30
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


Mar
30
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

English Conversation Club

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
30
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.


Mar
30
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

"Pain in the Butt:" A Conversation about Cancer with Those Who Know It Best

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Cancer survivors have unique stories of setbacks and triumphs from which others can draw strength. Chander S. Iyer, author of "Pain in the Butt: Overcoming Rectal Cancer – A Patient’s Diary," will facilitate a conversation on healing with cancer survivors. This is not a medical program, but an opportunity to grow through stories of encouragement in a powerful fight with a formidable adversary.


Mar
30
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Full Body Fitness

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
30
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Movie Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

"The Kids Are All Right" (2010), rated R, is a family comedy and drama about another non-standard family.


Mar
30
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


Mar
30
3:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
30
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)


Mar
30
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Chess club for adults meets every afternoon except Saturdays.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
30
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

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

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

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


Mar
30
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Homework Help

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
30
3:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

for ages 6-14

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

Additional Dates


Mar
30
3:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

After-School Homework Help

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Having trouble with your homework? Come on by and get some help. We also help you research school assignments!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
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


Mar
30
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
30
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Martial Arts Sampler with Dino Blanche

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Dino Blanche offers a sampling of jujitsu and other self defense techniques for young people ages 8-18. A parent's or guardian's signature is required for participants under age 18.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
30
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Study Hall

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

School-age children can get help with homework and reading and, if there is interest, participate in book discussions or reading circles.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
30
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Family Storytime

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

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


Mar
30
3:45PM

--to--

4:45PM

Gentle Yoga with Mirelle Netelle

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Relax with gentle yoga taught by Mirelle Netelle!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

Future Business Leaders of America

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Crafternoon for All

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Enjoy doing crafts for all ages.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
30
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.


Mar
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Drop-In Math Help

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Passover and Easter Concert

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

This Passover and Easter concert for all ages, featuring Irene Failenbogen, is sponsored by the Friends of Douglaston-Little Neck Library. Light refreshments will be served.


Mar
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

ProjectArt

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
30
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.


Mar
30
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Family Storytime

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

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


Mar
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

LEGOs

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Create and play with LEGOs. Ages 5 and up.


Mar
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


Mar
30
4:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Debate Day

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
30
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Homework Help

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Homework help is available every Monday 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. and Wednesday 3:00 - 5:00 p.m., except holidays.


Mar
30
4:45PM

--to--

7:45PM

Citizenship Classes and Building Your Civic Knowledge (in Korean)

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

In these citizenship classes in Korean, participants will receive a basic civics education in preparation for the naturalization interview and beyond.


Mar
30
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

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


Mar
30
5:00PM

--to--

6:45PM

Monday Movie Night

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Feel free to bring your own popcorn!


Mar
30
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Board Games

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children play Monopoly and other board games after school.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
30
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


Mar
30
5:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Monday Movie Night

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Feel free to bring your own popcorn!


Mar
30
5:30PM

--to--

7:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Practice your chess skills with other adults.


Mar
30
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.


Mar
30
5:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Movie Night

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Attend the showing of movies from the Arverne library’s movie collection! Movies suitable for young adult audiences or children will be shown every Monday, with section based on attendance. Discussion of the film will follow.


Mar
30
6:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Toddler Time

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
30
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.


Mar
30
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Chess

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
30
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.


Mar
30
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Mix

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Instructor Jane Zheng uses easy-to-follow moves to increase cardiovascular fitness, tone the body and burn calories. Bring a towel and bottle of water. Space is limited. Participation is first come, first served.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
30
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Board Game Night

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

A variety of classics and new favorites are available for competitive family fun.


Mar
30
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Zumba for Adults

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

Certified Zumba instructor Janise Rambert leads this aerobic exercise class for adults using dance movements to keep you fit. Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes and bring a bottle of water. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited.


Mar
30
6:00PM

--to--

9:00PM

Public Budget Hearing

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Queens Library is preparing its operating budget for Fiscal Year 2016. Please join us to find out what it is being proposed, and to give the library your input.
Public comments of no more than three minutes are invited. Speakers may sign up upon arrival, and will have an opportunity to speak on a first-come, first-served basis.


Mar
30
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Book Discussion Group

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

We will discuss "The Good Lord Bird" by James McBride.


Mar
30
6:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

TumbleBook Read-Along

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.

Parents and their children in grades pre-K to 2 will participate in a read-along while learning how to use TumbleBooks on iPads. Space is limited; preregistration is required.


Mar
30
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Four Good Reasons to Give Up Sugar

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 59 openings

Here they are: weight gain; diabetes; heart disease; premature aging. Learn more!


Mar
30
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Ballroom Dancing with Jing Chen

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
30
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Dance Fitness

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Instructor Veronica Thomas leads an exciting workout uses easy-to-follow dance steps to increase cardiovascular fitness and tone the body. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
30
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Zumba Fusion

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Instructor Diana Chen combines Latin rhythms and international music with dance to make exercise fun and social. Please bring a towel and bottle of water. Space is limited. Participation is first come, first served.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
30
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
30
6:30PM

--to--

7:45PM

Immigration, Community and Social Services

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Find out about the many services provided by Forestdale, Inc., from how to obtain immigration papers or a work permit to lawyers, English classes and other free community and social services.


Mar
30
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

Meditation for Stress Reduction and Well-Being with Andrew Vidich, Ph.D.

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The scientific community has been exploring the use of meditation as a healing modality. Author, educator, consultant and international speaker Andrew Vidich will discuss the extraordinary effect of meditation to reduce stress-related responses, improve concentration, and enhance clarity of thought and mental equilibrium. He will present a simple yet powerful meditation technique that can enrich one’s life personally, professionally and spiritually. In IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor


Mar
30
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

"The Vacationers," by Emma Straub, is a novel about the emotional turmoil that arises during an American family’s two-week stay in Mallorca.


Mar
30
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

English Conversation Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
30
6:45PM

--to--

7:00PM

Babies and Books

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
31
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Microsoft Publisher

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is now closed

Learn how to use Microsoft Publisher 2010 to create flyers, edit cards and print your own publications. Knowledge of MS Word is required.


Mar
31
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Introduction to Computers for Adults

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

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


Mar
31
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Kickoff to Kindergarten

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.

Parents and other caregivers can help young children learn the key skills they need to be successful in school well before they start kindergarten. Adults and children will practice reading and playing together, and join with other families from their communities in fun group activities.

WoodhavenTue, Apr 7, 201510:30AM - 12:00PM
WoodhavenTue, Apr 14, 201510:30AM - 12:00PM
WoodhavenTue, Apr 21, 201510:30AM - 12:00PM
WoodhavenTue, Apr 28, 201510:30AM - 12:00PM
WoodhavenTue, May 5, 201510:30AM - 12:00PM
WoodhavenTue, May 12, 201510:30AM - 12:00PM
WoodhavenTue, May 19, 201510:30AM - 12:00PM

Mar
31
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Basic Computer for Adults

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
31
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Interview Preparation

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


Mar
31
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Internet for Beginners

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics of navigating the Internet. Participants should know how to use a computer keyboard and mouse. Preregistration and a valid Queens Library card are required.


Mar
31
11:00AM

--to--

4:00PM

Get Free Help with Your Taxes!

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
31
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Computers for Beginners (in English and Spanish)

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

This is a slow-paced class for first-time computer users. You will learn how to browse and search the Internet, use email and work in Windows. The program will be conducted in English for one hour and in Spanish for one hour.


Mar
31
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Technology Bootcamp

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics at this technology series.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
31
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Job Search Strategies

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

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


Mar
31
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Sewing by the Book: Baby Accessories

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
31
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Richmond Hill Quilters

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

The Quilters meet Tuesdays at noon.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
31
12:15PM

--to--

1:15PM

Story Time (in Spanish)

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

Preschoolers and their parents will sing, read and play together at this 5-session early-literacy program.

CoronaTue, Apr 7, 201512:15PM - 1:15PM
CoronaTue, Apr 14, 201512:15PM - 1:15PM

Mar
31
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Share your skills with new friends.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
31
1:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Get Free Help with Your Taxes!

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
31
1:00PM

--to--

2:15PM

Pedestrian Safety for Seniors

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

The Community Coordinator for the New York City Department of Transportation's Office of Safety Education, will conduct this pedestrian safety workshop to educate seniors about crossing New York City streets. Seniors will learn safety tips and about Mayor de Blasio's new traffic safety initiative, Vision Zero. There will be a question-and-answer session at the end of the presentation.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
31
1:15PM

--to--

3:15PM

Scrabble Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
31
1:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Tax Preparation Assistance

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
31
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.


Mar
31
1:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Tax Preparation Assistance

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
31
1:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Tax Preparation Assistance

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
31
1:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Seed Exchange

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Place seeds you have collected or commercially packaged seeds you no longer want in small envelopes or zip-sealed baggies; mark the packets with as much information as possible, such as variety, area grown and production qualities; and bring them to the library to swap for seeds you may want this year!


Mar
31
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Film Screening

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

"The Theory of Everything" (2014), rated PG-13, stars Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones, and tells the extraordinary love story of renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking and his tireless first wife, Jane.


Mar
31
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Independent Films at 2:00

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

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


Mar
31
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Love Makes the World Go 'Round

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Jazz vocalist Lois Bruno presents a program of romantic melodies in English, Spanish, French, Italian and Yiddish, including "Bésame Mucho," "Autumn Leaves," "Time after Time" and "My Funny Valentine."


Mar
31
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Chit Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Make friends and chat over the phone at this teleconferenced program. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Mar
31
2:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Open Lab

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Search for a job, receive job search assistance, edit your resume or practice your computer skills. Participants are limited to two hours of lab time. Call 718-990-8625 for more information.


Mar
31
2:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Get Free Help with Your Taxes!

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
31
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Knitting and Crochet

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
31
2:15PM

--to--

2:45PM

Toddler Play

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Toddlers enjoy free play with educational toys. Each child must be accompanied by a parent or other adult caregiver.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
31
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Art Workshop For Kids

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Kids draw, read and paint.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
31
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.


Mar
31
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Scrabble Club Winter and Spring 2015

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Scrabble Club Winter and Spring 2015

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

Additional Dates


Mar
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Afternoon Craft Time

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

Teen Games . . . and Snacks!

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Chess Club at Rosedale Library

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Learn to play chess

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

Additional Dates


Mar
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Lego Building Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Mar
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Come Fly with Me

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

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


Mar
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Children's Spelling Bee

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children's Spelling Bee


Mar
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Book Buddies

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

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


Mar
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Tuesday Afternoon Arts and Crafts

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Create an exciting new project each week!


Mar
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Children in grade 2 and up make a different fun craft every week.


Mar
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Tuesday Crafternoon Fun

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Children ages 4-7 can explore their artistic, creative sides and make beautiful items to take home.


Mar
31
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

NYPD Explorer Program

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

We meet every Tuesday in the Teen Space Conference Room.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
31
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Author Talk: Adrienne Onofri

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Adrienne Onofri will discuss her book "Walking Queens: 30 Tours for Discovering the Diverse Communities, Historic Places and Natural Treasures of New York City's Largest Borough," which provides walking tours of more than 30 neighborhoods, including their history, places of interest, and more. Copies of the book will be available for sale and signing.


Mar
31
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!


Mar
31
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Spelling Bee

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 1-6 test their spelling skills and earn the privilege of participating in the finals.


Mar
31
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Games

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Play board games with friends!


Mar
31
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

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. The instructor is Angela Mendez. Space is limited. Participation is first come, first served.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
31
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Job Skills Identification

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

In this competitive job market, it is important to know your job skills as well as be able to market these skills to potential employers. In this workshop, you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills and become aware of the most sought job skills. To preregister, visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information please call 718-634-1876. Class code JR110


Mar
31
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Zumba: Dance for Your Health

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
31
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


Apr
1
9:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Introduction to Computers

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

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


Apr
1
10:00AM

--to--

10:30AM

Toddler Time

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

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


Apr
1
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

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.


Apr
1
10:00AM

--to--

3:00PM

Tax Preparation Assistance (in English and Haitian Creole)

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Skills Identification

Location: Flushing
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 job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills and become aware of the most sought job skills. To preregister, visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information please call 718-634-1876. Class code JR110


Apr
1
10:15AM

--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


Apr
1
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


Apr
1
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


Apr
1
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


Apr
1
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


Apr
1
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


Apr
1
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.


Apr
1
10:30AM

--to--

11:45AM

Toddler Learning Center

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Play and learn with your child in this five-session workshop for toddlers ages 18-36 months, with caregivers. Enjoy educational toys and puzzles and a simple craft activity, and receive valuable information from childcare specialists. Preregistration for the series is required. Please contact the librarian to register, beginning February 23.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Stories and Science for Preschoolers

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
10:30AM

--to--

3:30PM

Driver Safety

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
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.


Apr
1
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Timeless Tales

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

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


Apr
1
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Adult Activity Hour

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Picture Book Time

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Time

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
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.

No prior computer experience is required. Space is limited.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mother Goose and Toddler Time

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Every Wednesday in April we hear stories and sing songs. Infants, toddlers and their parents or other adult caregivers will all have fun and make new friends.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
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


Apr
1
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


Apr
1
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


Apr
1
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


Apr
1
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


Apr
1
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


Apr
1
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Writing Workshop: Share your Memories

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Kathy Cohen leads a two session writing workshop. Learn basics, tips and techniques of memoir writing. Share writing assignments, thoughts and ideas.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Infants and their parents enjoy songs and fingerplays.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
11:15AM

--to--

11:45AM

Mommy or Daddy and Me

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
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


Apr
1
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


Apr
1
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Senior Theater Acting Repertory

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Calling all older adults! Bring out your acting skills and perform theatrical works at the library with a great group of people!

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Infants ages 6-17 months and their caregivers join us for nursery rhymes, songs, lap bounces, stories, toys and movement games.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
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


Apr
1
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 stories, songs and a simple craft.


Apr
1
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Toddlers and their parents enjoy songs, fingerplays and stories.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
12:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Get Free Help with Your Taxes!

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
12:00PM

--to--

12:30PM

Toddler Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Introduction to Computers

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

Learn 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.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
12:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Tax Preparation Assistance

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
12:30PM

--to--

1:00PM

Craft and Play Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Toddlers play with toys and work on easy crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
1:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Get Free Help with Your Taxes!

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
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


Apr
1
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


Apr
1
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


Apr
1
1:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Tax Preparation Assistance

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
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


Apr
1
2:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Mahjong Club

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

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


Apr
1
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


Apr
1
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


Apr
1
3:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

"TrueFlixing" and "BookFlixing"

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

BookFlix, for grades pre-K to 2, and TrueFlix, for older elementary school students, are on-line programs that integrate fiction and nonfiction to improve children's reading ability and content knowledge. Children are invited to use these programs on the library computers Mondays through Thursdays to help themselves raise their reading scores.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
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


Apr
1
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Beginning a Business: Spring Series

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

This interactive workshop series is presented in partnership with the Small Business Administration. Day 1 - How to start your own business 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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
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


Apr
1
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


Apr
1
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Literacy Inc. Storytime

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

The literacy organization Literacy Inc. will be conducting Wednesday storytimes for children up to age 5 in the Early Childhood section of the Children's Library Discovery Center.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
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


Apr
1
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


Apr
1
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


Apr
1
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.


Apr
1
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


Apr
1
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.


Apr
1
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

The Joys of Beekeeping

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Ruth Harrigan, a Douglaston resident and core member of the New York City Beekeepers Association, will lecture on the joys of beekeeping and the importance of our little apian friends in the global environment. She will also conduct a honey-tasting demonstration. Please join us! Light refreshments will be served.


Apr
1
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

This month's selection, "I'll Be Seeing You," by Suzanne Hayes and Loretta Nyhan, is a collaboration by two authors who use the correspondence between women whose husbands are soldiers in World War II to tell a finely-realized story of friendship and the strength and solidarity of women.


Apr
1
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Fairy Tale Fun

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Join us for a fun reading of folk and fairy tales for children ages 6-12 and their parents or guardians.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Discovery Team Science Fun

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Spring Crafts

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children age 3 and up will do a different craft activity every week. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Chess club for adults meets every day at 4:00PM in April.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Introduction to Computers

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

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


Apr
1
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.


Apr
1
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


Apr
1
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Intermediate Korean

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 9 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


Apr
1
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Learn to Crochet

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

This is a beginner-level class for those who want to learn to crochet and have little previous experience with the craft. Learn how to hold the yarn and hook and create the basic stitches, including chain and slip stitches and single, half-double and double crochet.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
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


Apr
1
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


Apr
1
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


Apr
1
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


Apr
1
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

April Fools Comedy Hour

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Our talented kids will tell jokes and do impersonations for your entertainment and edification!


Apr
1
5:00PM

--to--

5:45PM

First Annual Easter Egg Hunt

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

Help us find Easter eggs in the library!


Apr
1
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Understanding the Labor Market

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

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


Apr
1
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Movie Night Wednesday

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

In April, we will screen the following movies, all from 2014:
4/1 - "Birdman" (R); 4/8 - "Whiplash" (R); 4/15 - "Interstellar" (P-13); 4/22 - "Unbroken" (P-13); 4/29 - "Top Five" (R)

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Microsoft Word for Spanish Speakers

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 document and work with tables. 4/1 - Introduction to Microsoft Word; 4/8 - Creating and saving documents; 4/15 - Working with tables and printing. Participants should have basic computer skills and must attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning Wednesday, March 25 at 9:00 a.m. or call 718-990-0769 to register.

Central LibraryWed, Apr 8, 20156:00PM - 8:30PM
Central LibraryWed, Apr 15, 20156:00PM - 8:30PM

Apr
1
6:00PM

--to--

9:00PM

Information Session for Access Code: An Innovative Tech Education Program

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 213 openings

Access Code is an innovative tech-education program that equips talented adults with the computer-programming skills and entrepreneurial training they need to launch their careers in tech. Join representatives from Coalition for Queens at this information session and learn how to apply!


Apr
2
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Apr
2
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Getting More From Your Google Account

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

Learn about the many ways you can use your Google account, from Gmail and Google Maps to Google Drive and Google Groups. Basic computer skills and an existing Google account are required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class Code: CC240


Apr
2
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to the Internet

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

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


Apr
2
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Information on OSHA 10-Hour and 30-Hour Training Courses

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Queens Library is offering free 10-hour and 30-hour OSHA training for the building and maintenance trades. Find out more and preregister for the program at this information session!


Apr
2
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


Apr
2
10:30AM

--to--

11:45AM

Introduction to Computers

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

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


Apr
2
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Apr
2
12:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Get Free Help with Your Taxes!

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
2
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


Apr
2
12:15PM

--to--

2:15PM

Matinee Thursday

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
2
12:15PM

--to--

2:15PM

Blockbuster Matinee

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

In "The Good Lie" (2014), rated PG-13, Sudanese refugees given the chance to resettle in America arrive in Kansas City, Missouri, where their encounter with an employment agency counselor changes their lives.


Apr
2
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


Apr
2
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


Apr
2
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


Apr
2
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


Apr
2
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


Apr
2
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Bridge Club

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Play bridge and learn how to win!

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

Additional Dates


Apr
2
1:15PM

--to--

1:45PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

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


Apr
2
1:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Get Free Help with Your Taxes!

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
2
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Classic Movies at 2:00

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

In April, we will show: 4/2 - "Death Takes a Holiday" (1934); 4/9 - "Baby Face" (1933; a customer suggestion); 4/16 - "The Most Dangerous Game" (1932); 4/23 - "The 39 Steps" (1935); 4/30 - A Night at the Opera" (1935)

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

Additional Dates


Apr
2
2:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Get Free Help with Your Taxes!

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
2
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Apr
2
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Recovery International

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
2
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


Apr
2
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Spring Wreaths

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Create a beautiful wreath celebrating all the colors of spring! Preregistration is required.


Apr
2
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Family Movie

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Join us for a screening of the animated film "The Boxtrolls" (2014), rated PG.


Apr
2
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


Apr
2
3:30PM

--to--

4:45PM

Story Time

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
2
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Easter Bonnet Craft and Parade

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Kids will design and create fancy hats and then display them in an impromptu Easter parade.


Apr
2
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Craft Time

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
2
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Picture Book Storytime

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Join us for picture books, singing and coloring fun! Preschoolers and kindergarteners are welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
2
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


Apr
2
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


Apr
2
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


Apr
2
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

ProjectArt

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
2
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Draw Manga with Eric Cheung

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

Artist Eric Cheung will teach teens and tweens basic drawing techniques for creating manga characters.


Apr
2
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Have a Good Night’s Sleep

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

Learn the tips and tricks to get your eight hours every night!


Apr
2
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Movie Night

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Join us for a screening of "Big Hero 6"! Light snacks will be provided, or you can bring your own.


Apr
2
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Easter Craft

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

Kids will create something that is chick, egg or bunny related!


Apr
2
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Chess Club is for young people ages 5-15. A chess coach will be present at each meeting to teach the game and answer any questions. Materials will be provided.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
2
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Craft Time

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-12 will make a beautiful mosaic Easter egg.


Apr
2
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

Craft Time

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Children ages 4-12 are invited to bring 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


Apr
2
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


Apr
2
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Chess Club

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Play chess with other enthusiasts!

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

Additional Dates


Apr
2
4:30PM

--to--

5:45PM

Book Discussion and Activity for Girls

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Join Mrs. Tina and parent volunteers for a discussion, for girls ages 7-10, of "All-of-a-Kind Family" by Sydney Taylor. Participants must read the book before attending the meeting. Copies are available at the Customer Service Desk. Participation will count toward the Read Down Your Fines program.


Apr
2
4:30PM

--to--

4:45PM

Springtime Egg Hunt

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-8 will celebrate the arrival of spring by searching for hidden eggs filled with candy. Please bring your mini-totes if you participated in last year's hunt.


Apr
2
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


Apr
2
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Sculpt

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Angela Mendez teaches a mix of dance fitness, low-impact strength training and stretching exercises to relieve stress. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
2
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Meditation Club

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
2
6:00PM

--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


Apr
2
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


Apr
2
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


Apr
2
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Adult Craft Hour

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
2
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Tables Have Turned: Caring For an Older Adult

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

The Tables Have Turned: Caring for an Older Adult
Stay ahead of the game and come to this seminar led by Kathy Livingston, Owner and President, of Senior Helpers. Review options and strategies to keep a loved one safe, independent and enjoying life in the later years. This series will include finding the right setting, creating a safe home environment and working with providers.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
2
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Quilting Club

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
2
6:15PM

--to--

7:15PM

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


Apr
2
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


Apr
2
6:30PM

--to--

7:45PM

Conversational English

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

This an intermediate and advanced English class for speakers of other languages. Join us Thursday afternoon for fun discussions that will improve your understanding of spoken English!

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

Additional Dates


Apr
2
8:00PM

--to--

9:00PM

After Hours: Topical Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Karen Quinones from Patriot tours leads a discussion about New York history. This is an evening teleconferenced discussion group. First-time callers should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
3
10:00AM

--to--

3:00PM

Get Free Help with Your Taxes!

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
3
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

English Conversation Group

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Improve your vocabulary, listening and speaking skills talking about many interesting topics.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
3
10:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

STARs: Senior Theater Acting Repertory

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
3
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Sing Along with Marion

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Sing old-time favorites with Marion Mango at this teleconferenced program! First-time callers should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
3
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

20 Characteristics of a Successful Entrepreneur

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

Learn what it takes to be successful in business and discover the secrets to entrepreneurship! Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information.


Apr
3
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Job Search via Social Media

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

The Internet is buzzing with social media sites such as Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. Learn about these three major social media sites and how they can help you optimize your job search by locating job opportunities and postings and learning more about specific companies and organizations. This is a not a computer class. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center. Class code JR200


Apr
3
10:15AM

--to--

10:45AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 7 openings

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


Apr
3
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


Apr
3
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


Apr
3
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.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
3
10:30AM

--to--

2:30PM

Get Free Help with Your Taxes!

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
3
10:30AM

--to--

4:30PM

Pastel Art by Tong Wei Zhang

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

The work of Tong Wei Zhang, a member of the Pastel Society of America, will be on exhibit April 3-10.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
3
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Picture Book Time

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Children age 5 and under, accompanied by an adult caregiver, enjoy stories, songs, nursery rhymes and fingerplays.


Apr
3
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


Apr
3
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.


Apr
3
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


Apr
3
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


Apr
3
11:30AM

--to--

1:30PM

Computer Classes for Beginners

Location: South Ozone Park
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.

Would you like to learn how to turn on a computer, use a mouse and keyboard, and open and close applications? These classes are for you!Participants are encouraged to attend all four sessions.

South Ozone ParkFri, Apr 10, 201511:30AM - 1:30PM
South Ozone ParkFri, Apr 17, 201511:30AM - 1:30PM
South Ozone ParkFri, Apr 24, 201511:30AM - 1:30PM

Apr
3
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Toddler Learning Center

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Toddler Learning Center combines a 5-session play group for children ages 18-36 months with a learning opportunity for parents or caregivers. Professionals from the fields of nutrition, physical fitness, speech therapy and child psychology will speak with adults, make simple referrals and give advice while children play.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
3
11:30AM

--to--

1:30PM

Skills Identification

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

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself for success! In this workshop you will learn what is needed to start a job search, general and career-specific websites and how to find and apply safely for jobs online. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-634-4784 for more information. Class code JR190


Apr
3
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


Apr
3
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


Apr
3
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


Apr
3
2:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Film Screening

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1," rated PG-13 at starring Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, was the highest grossing movie of 2014.


Apr
3
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


Apr
3
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


Apr
3
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.
for teens

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

Additional Dates


Apr
3
3:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Riddles and Contests

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Every Monday a riddle is posted and children have until Friday to solve it. On Friday a prize is awarded to everyone who answers correctly.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
3
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


Apr
3
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


Apr
3
3:45PM

--to--

5:45PM

Recovery International

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
3
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


Apr
3
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


Apr
3
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


Apr
3
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


Apr
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Dance Fitness for Adults

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Family Film Feature

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

"Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" (2014), rated PG, is a live-action film version of the popular children's book.


Apr
3
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


Apr
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Children's Movie

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Today's feature is "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs," rated PG.


Apr
3
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Teen Happy Hour

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

It's Flushing's favorite Friday activity! Hang out with friends and play board, card and Xbox and Wii video games. Let the fun begin!

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

Additional Dates


Apr
3
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Arts and crafts time is for children age 4 and up. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
3
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


Apr
3
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Magazine Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
3
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


Apr
3
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Video Game Day

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
3
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Board Games

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children play Monopoly and other board games after school.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
4
10:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Social Dance

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Learn line and ballroom dances at this dance course for adults.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
4
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Making Fabric Beaded Jewelry

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

Craft artist Pamela Isaac teaches how to make jewelry from recycled fabric, buttons and other materials. Preregistration is required. Space is limited. Materials will be provided.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
4
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Music of Puerto Rico

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Puerto Rican-born guitarist and composer Josué Pérez and guitarist and flamenco dancer Lisa Spraragen present "danza" and "bolero" selections by Rafael Hernandez, Angel Mislán and Don Felo.


Apr
4
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

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

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Are you ready to become a U.S. citizen? Sessions are in English and include a workshop and basic civics education. 4 /4: Are you ready to be a U.S. citizen?/Introduction to American history; 4/11: Required documents and more/Introduction to American government and politics; 4/18: Common barriers to naturalization/American culture and geography; 4/25: 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


Apr
4
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Music Industry Talk with Three-Time Grammy Award Winner Russ Titelman

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Record producer Russ Titelman will discuss his career and the music industry in general. He received Grammy awards for Steve Winwood's “Higher Love,” the 1986 Record of the Year; Eric Clapton's “Tears in Heaven,” the 1992 Record of the Year; and Eric Clapton's "Unplugged,” the 1992 Album of the Year.


Apr
6
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers

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


Apr
6
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Introduction to Computers

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Online or by phone
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. If you wish to register, check availability for program date April 6, 2015
Availability: 4 openings

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

Cambria HeightsMon, Apr 13, 201510:00AM - 11:30AM
Cambria HeightsMon, Apr 20, 201510:00AM - 11:30AM
Cambria HeightsMon, Apr 27, 201510:00AM - 11:30AM

Apr
6
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Yummy, Yummy!

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Toddlers will be introduced to nutrition. They will make fruit salad, nutritional meals and healthy snack portraits.
for ages 3-5

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

Additional Dates


Apr
6
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Chair Yoga with Irene Failenbogen

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

There's no need to bring a mat to this yoga class. Irene Failenbogen will teach you the techniques and exercises that participants can practice while seated in chairs. Space is limited. Preregistration is required. Please wear workout clothing and sneakers.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
6
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
6
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


Apr
6
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Day Book Club

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

This month we will discuss "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd.


Apr
6
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Cowrie Shell Jewelry: A Crafts Workshop

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 9 openings

Pamela Isaac demonstrates how to create a beautiful bracelet and earrings from cowrie shells. Materials will be provided. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
6
2:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Marvel Movie Marathon

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

"Avengers 2: The Age of Ultron" is coming this summer. Let's get in the right frame of mind by watching some of its predecessors: "The Avengers," "Iron Man 3," Captain America: The Winter Soldier" and "Guardians of the Galaxy." All films are rated PG-13.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
6
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Poof! Life in a Vacuum with Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Why do astronauts need to wear those big, heavy space suits? Discover what happens to various objects when exposed to a vacuum and how your body would react in space at this program for teens in grade 7 and up.


Apr
6
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Classic Movie Mondays

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Join us for great classic movies every Monday! 4/6 - "Double Indemnity" (1944); 4/13 - "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" (1954); 4/20 - "The Wrong Man" (1956); 4/27 - "National Velvet" (1944)

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

Additional Dates


Apr
6
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Spring Break Film Fest

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Enjoy spring break with us and our family-friendly films, all rated PG: Monday - "Despicable Me 2"; Tuesday - "Holes"; Wednesday - "Big Hero 6"; Thursday - "Annie" (2014 version)

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

Additional Dates


Apr
6
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Family Storytime

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
6
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Spring Recess Movies and Popcorn

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Join us for a family movie series on your week off! Monday - "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone," rated PG; Tuesday - "Brave," rated PG; Wednesday - "Frankenweenie," rated PG; Thursday - "Cars," rated G; Friday- "Big Hero 6," rated PG.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
6
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children over age 4 work on a different project each week.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
6
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Family Movies

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Watch movies for the entire family during spring break! Monday - "Big Hero 6" (2014), rated PG; Thursday - "Into the Woods" (2014), rated PG

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

Additional Dates


Apr
6
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Afterschool Storytime

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

Children ages 3-6 listen to a book and work on a related craft. Preregistration is required.


Apr
6
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Poetry

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

April is National Poetry Month. Bring a favorite poem to share, explore the world of poetry and participate in poetry-writing exercises for children ages 8-12!

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

Additional Dates


Apr
6
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Game Time

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Board games, card games and puzzles are waiting for children of all ages, including preschoolers. Those under age 8 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


Apr
6
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


Apr
6
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Accent Reduction for Everyday Success

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Do people have difficulty understanding you? Is your accent keeping you from finding work or reaching other goals? Speech-language pathologists will teach you everyday tips and techniques to help you approximate an American-English speaking style.


Apr
6
4:45PM

--to--

5:45PM

Pounds Fitness

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

This modern-day fusion of movement and music lets you channel your inner performer and rock your body. Drum along to music using weighted drumsticks for a fun-filled workout!

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

Additional Dates


Apr
6
5:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Queens Memory in Sunnyside

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
6
5:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
6
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Pre-K Enrollment Informational Session

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Parents and guardians of children born in 2011 will learn about enrolling their children in New York City's Pre-K for All program for the 2015-2016 school year.


Apr
6
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


Apr
6
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


Apr
6
5:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Movie Night

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

We will screen the following films, suitable for adult and young adult audiences, with discussion of the film to follow: 4/6 - "Guardians of the Galaxy," rated PG-13; 4/13 - "Jessabelle," rated PG-13; 4/27 - "Dear White People," rated R; 5/11 - "John Wick," rated R; 5/18 - "Ouija," rated PG-13; 5/25 - "Annie" (2014 version), rated PG.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
6
6:00PM

--to--

7:45PM

An Evening with Donna Barron and the First Nations of Long Island

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Author and historian Donna "Gentle Spirit" Barron of the Little Neck Matinecock Native American Community will read from several of her works and discuss the history of Long Island's various First Nations. Joining her will be Harry Wallace, Chief of the Unkechaug Nation of the Poospatuck Indian Reservation in Mastic, Long Island, and Osceola Townsend, Chief of the Matinecocks. Light refreshments will be served. Seating is limited; first come, first served.


Apr
6
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Writing in Another's Skin: Creating Poems with a Voice That's Not Your Own

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Participants will use the works of Langston Hughes to learn how to write poems in the voice of someone who is of a different gender, race, generation or economic background.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
6
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Job Readiness Workshop Series: Job Search Techniques

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Join us at an interactive workshop that will explain strategies, networking objectives and online search techniques for finding the right job.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
6
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Zumba: Latin Dance Fitness

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

Instructor Lilia Rodriguez uses Latin dance moves to create a workout that helps you lose fat, build muscle and feel more energized. Preregistration is required. Come early to complete an exercise release form.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
7
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Keeping Your Mind Sharp

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

RN Kathy Moran leads a discussion about keeping your mind sharp with word play at this teleconferenced program for older adults. First-time callers please call 718-464-0084 to obtain access numbers.


Apr
7
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers and the Internet

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

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


Apr
7
10:15AM

--to--

11:45AM

Basic Computer and Internet

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 3 openings

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


Apr
7
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to Computers

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 6-week comprehensive course for beginners covers the basics of Internet use, email, Microsoft Word and more.

WoodhavenTue, Apr 14, 201511:00AM - 12:30PM
WoodhavenTue, Apr 21, 201511:00AM - 12:30PM
WoodhavenTue, Apr 28, 201511:00AM - 12:30PM
WoodhavenTue, May 5, 201511:00AM - 12:30PM
WoodhavenTue, May 12, 201511:00AM - 12:30PM

Apr
7
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Computers for Beginners

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 4 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


Apr
7
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Interview Preparation

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

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself to start a successful job search! In this workshop participants will learn: What you need to start a job search; general and career-specific websites; and How to safely find and apply for jobs online. Class Code: JR190. To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Call (718) 634-4784


Apr
7
1:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

SNAP and SCRIE Benefits

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
7
1:15PM

--to--

2:15PM

Chess Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

The origins of chess are not completely clear, though it is believed to have evolved from earlier chess-like games played in India almost 2,000 years ago. The game we know today has been around since the 15th century, when it became popular in Europe. Play with us to see why it has lasted so long!

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

Additional Dates


Apr
7
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.


Apr
7
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Family Movie Afternoon: Annie

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Enjoy the ever-popular "Annie" in its 2014 incarnation, starring Jamie Foxx and Cameron Diaz and rated PG.


Apr
7
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


Apr
7
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Independent Films at 2:00

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

This month, we will screen the following films, all from 2014: 4/7 - "Force Majeure" (R, in Swedish with English subtitles); 4/14 - "Nightcrawler" (R); 4/21 - "Rosewater" (R); 4/28 - "Wild" (R)

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

Additional Dates


Apr
7
2:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Open Lab

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
7
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

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, Apr 8, 20152:00PM - 3:30PM
WoodhavenThu, Apr 9, 20152:00PM - 3:30PM

Apr
7
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Karaoke

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Join us for some fun and sing along with your favorite songs!


Apr
7
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Songwriters of the Golden Age

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Singer Tom Smith performs standards of the Golden Age of American songwriting, from Irving Berlin to Duke Ellington and more.


Apr
7
2:00PM

--to--

2:45PM

Baby Playtime

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Infants and toddlers up to age 24 months are invited to play, learn and grow together. Each child must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
7
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


Apr
7
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Teatro IATI: "The Brave Calf" (in Spanish and English)

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

A young calf who decides to explore the world goes to the mountains, where he befriends a rabbit and a buzzard. There, they meet a selfish bull who refuses to share water from the only lake in the region. The calf and his new friends peacefully prevent the bull from hoarding all the natural resources, leading the bull to reflect on the importance of friendship, teamwork and caring for the environment.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
7
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Word Up Teen Vocabulary Club

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Cacophony. Lapis lazuli. Jejune. Join the Word Up Vocabulary Club and learn these and other exciting words. Participants will earn St. Albans Advantage Rewards (STAR) points. Preregistration is encouraged so we can have materials available for all. Call or visit the library to preregister.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
7
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

I Am an Artist!

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Kids create a special craft using a variety of materials.


Apr
7
4:15PM

--to--

5:15PM

Children's Board Games

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Join us for board games fun for children ages 5 and up! Preregistration is required.


Apr
7
4:30PM

--to--

5:45PM

Film Festival of Science Experiments

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Celebrate National Library Week and join us for our Film Festival of Science Experiments!

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

Additional Dates


Apr
7
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


Apr
7
5:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Battle of the Bands Recruitment Flyer

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Bands wanted for our first annual Teen Battle of the Bands! All types of music welcome. Visit www.queenslibrary.org/teens/battleofthebands for registration information.


Apr
7
5:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Teen Battle of the Bands

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Cheer on local bands as the battle for first place in our first annual battle of the bands.


Apr
7
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Introduction to Computers

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

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


Apr
7
7:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Small Business Workshop

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


Apr
8
9:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Internet for Beginners

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

In this one-session workshop, learn how to search the Internet for reliable resources and navigate a website. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are necessary. Preregistration is required by phone or in person at the Cyber Center Desk. For details, please call 718-990-0769.


Apr
8
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.


Apr
8
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mistake-Free Interviewing

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

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job…now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly after the interview.
To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR170.


Apr
8
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Resumes

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

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


Apr
8
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


Apr
8
10:30AM

--to--

1:30PM

Free Citizenship Classes

Location: Broadway
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 everything you need to know about American history, government and culture to pass the citizenship exam. Register in person at the library on Wednesday, April 8 at 10:30AM or call 718-278-4303 to preregister in advance. Students should have a copy of their green card when they come to register.

BroadwayWed, Apr 15, 201510:30AM - 1:30PM
BroadwayWed, Apr 22, 201510:30AM - 1:30PM
BroadwayWed, Apr 29, 201510:30AM - 1:30PM
BroadwayWed, May 6, 201510:30AM - 1:30PM
BroadwayWed, May 13, 201510:30AM - 1:30PM
BroadwayWed, May 20, 201510:30AM - 1:30PM
BroadwayWed, May 27, 201510:30AM - 1:30PM
BroadwayWed, Jun 3, 201510:30AM - 1:30PM
BroadwayWed, Jun 10, 201510:30AM - 1:30PM

Apr
8
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Internet for Beginners

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

Learn the basics of navigating the Internet. Participants should know how to use a computer keyboard and mouse. Preregistration and a valid Queens Library card are required.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
8
10:30AM

--to--

10:45AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Infants ages 6-17 months and their caregivers enjoy bounces, rhymes, stories and songs.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
8
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


Apr
8
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Genealogy

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
8
11:30AM

--to--

1:30PM

Blood Pressure Screening

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
8
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Infants ages 6-17 months and their caregivers join us for nursery rhymes, songs, lap bounces, stories, toys and movement games.


Apr
8
12:00PM

--to--

12:30PM

Toddler Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

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


Apr
8
12:30PM

--to--

1:00PM

Craft and Play Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Toddlers play with toys and work on easy crafts.


Apr
8
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Apr
8
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Diabetes: A Self-Management Workshop

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

The Resource Center of the New York City Department for the Aging presents a six-part workshop on diabetes self-management. At each 2 1/2 hour weekly session, trained volunteer leaders will show you how to set goals and make a step-by-step plan to improve your health and life. Preregistration is required; preregister online.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
8
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament

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

Bring your own cards (official only and no Japanese versions or stall decks) to compete for the championship. The winner will receive a limited edition card or a booster pack. Let the games begin!


Apr
8
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

St. John's University Securities Arbitration Clinic: Investment Tips and Frauds

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

This workshop on investment-fraud awareness lets you test your investment knowledge and teaches you about common scams and where to get additional information to help protect your investments.


Apr
8
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.


Apr
8
2:30PM

--to--

3:15PM

The Pura Belpre Project (in Spanish and English)

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Teatro SEA presents a bilingual puppet show reenacting the bilingual story hour of Pura Belpre, the New York Public Library's first Puerto Rican librarian.


Apr
8
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


Apr
8
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Fairy Tales from Around the World

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

We'll read and discuss a different fairy tale from a different place each time we meet.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
8
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Movie Afternoon

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month's selection, "The Theory of Everything" (2014), is rated PG-13.


Apr
8
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Earth Day

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Children ages 4-12 will learn about Earth Day and make a craft relating to it. Parents and adult caregivers are welcome.


Apr
8
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Play Picture Bingo

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-10 play the fun and simple game of Picture Bingo.


Apr
8
4:00PM

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5:00PM

The Intrepid Museum Presents: Poof! Life in a Vacuum

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Learn how important the earth’s atmosphere is and why astronauts need to wear those big, heavy space suits. Using a bell jar and vacuum pump, museum educators will mimic the vacuum of space.
for teens


Apr
8
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Introduction to the Internet

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

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


Apr
9
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Apr
9
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners' Word

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

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


Apr
9
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Apr
9
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


Apr
9
12:15PM

--to--

1:00PM

Toddler Movement Workshop

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

This is a fun program packed with movement and music for children aged 18-36 months.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
9
1:00PM

--to--

2:15PM

Fire Safety for Seniors

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
9
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


Apr
9
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Skills Identification

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

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself for success! In this workshop you will learn what is needed to start a job search at general and career-specific websites and how to find and apply safely for jobs online. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-634-4784 for more information. Class code JR190


Apr
9
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


Apr
9
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Apr
9
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Poems about Spring and Hope

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Spring is the season of hope, and Margot Carpenter and Karen Van Outryve will read poems about it to children ages 6-12.


Apr
9
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Great Music from the '30s to the '70s

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Guitarist Eddie Lee Isaacs and friends bring back memories with favorites like "Autumn Leaves," "Misty" and "Body and Soul," made great by performers including Louis Prima, Ray Charles and Willie Nelson, mixed with a little rock 'n' roll.


Apr
9
3:30PM

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5:15PM

Family Movie Event

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children and their caregivers can enjoy the family-friendly, animated adventure "The BoxTrolls" (rated PG).


Apr
9
3:30PM

--to--

5:15PM

Children's Movie Time

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Join us for the movie "Big Hero 6."
Rated PG.


Apr
9
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

Story Time

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Bring your school-age child to the library to listen to some great picture books read aloud!

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

Additional Dates


Apr
9
4:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Reading Club

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
9
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Pajama Party

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

Join us for a fun time we'll have a story and craft.


Apr
9
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


Apr
9
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Global Harmony House presents: You Are What You Think!

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

What we say, what we do and what we feel all have their origins in the mind. When we understand and harness this energy of the mind, then we can master our life, producing those "fruits" which give us the most happiness and contentment. Join us to discover how thoughts work like seeds in your own life! In IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor


Apr
9
6:00PM

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7:15PM

African-American Contributions to the United States Military: from Revolutionary War to Vietnam

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Louise Dente, founder and Executive Producer of Cultural Caravan Productions, Inc., will describe CCPTV, a weekly public television program on the history and culture of Africa and its diaspora. Dr. William Seraile, Professor Emeritus of African and African-American Studies at Lehman College, will then discuss African-American contributions to the US military from Revolutionary War to Vietnam. The lecture will include video footage and slides and will close with a question-and-answer session.


Apr
9
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Beginners Word

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

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


Apr
9
6:00PM

--to--

7:45PM

Pre-K Enrollment Workshop

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Parents and guardians of children born in 2011 will be guided through the enrollment process for New York City's Pre-K for All programs. Board of Education representatives will meet one-on-one with each parent or guardian. Space is limited.


Apr
9
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Night Book Club

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

This month we will discuss "The Things They Carried" by Tim O'Brien.


Apr
9
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Zumba: Latin Dance Fitness for Adults

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 openings

Instructor Miriam Acevedo uses dance moves from merengue, salsa, cha cha, cumbia and reggaeton to create a workout that helps you lose fat, build muscle and feel more energized. Preregistration is required for each session. Come early to complete an exercise release form.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
9
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

City Hall at Laurelton

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

City Council member Donovan Richards will update the information concerning Laurelton community.


Apr
9
7:00PM

--to--

7:45PM

Your Inner Leader

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
10
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Piedmont Bluz

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Less known than the Delta Blues of Mississippi, Piedmont Blues arose in the southeastern United States and employs more finger-picking and a ragtime-based rhythm. The Piedmont Bluz acoustic duo is dedicated to the preservation of the style and to educating audiences about this unique aspect of African-American culture. This is a teleconferenced program for the homebound and elderly. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Apr
10
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners Word

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 18 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 or call 718-990-8625. Class code: CC170


Apr
10
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

LinkedIn

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

LinkedIn is a social networking website that allows you to manage your professional identity, build and engage with your professional network and access knowledge, insights and opportunities. In this workshop you will learn how to use it to network, look for employment and keep up with colleagues. Basic computer skills and knowledge of the Internet are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code JR210


Apr
10
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Things to Know before Starting a Business

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

Learn steps to take before jumping into a new venture! Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information.


Apr
10
10:00AM

--to--

4:00PM

Defensive Driving

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

This is a 6-hour course offered by AARP. To preregister, please call the instructor at 718-723-0946.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
10
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.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
10
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Picture Book Time

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
10
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Toddler Time

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18-36 months and their caregivers are invited 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


Apr
10
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


Apr
10
11:30AM

--to--

1:30PM

Skills Identification

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

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself for success! At this workshop you will learn what you need to start a job search at general and career-specific websites and how to find and apply safely for jobs online. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-634-4784 for more information. Class code JR190


Apr
10
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


Apr
10
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


Apr
10
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Friday Afternoon Movies

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
10
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


Apr
10
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Make a Mosaic

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Use a variety of materials to create your masterpiece!


Apr
10
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Game Day

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Join us for board games, card games and more fun for children in grades 1-6.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
10
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Banking Basics

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

A representative from TD Bank will teach children in grades 3-6 about the different types of bank accounts and why they are useful. Parents or adult caregivers are welcome.


Apr
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

Story Readings by Queens Theatre

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

An actor from Queens Theatre presents dramatic readings of children's favorites such as "Charlotte's Web," "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" and the Junie B. Jones book series for children ages 5-8.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Board Game Time

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

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


Apr
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Movie Day

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

Watch family-friendly films Friday afternoons this spring!

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

Additional Dates


Apr
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Earth Day

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children will plant seeds and watch them grow into a plant by Mother’s Day.


Apr
10
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.


Apr
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

Crafts

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Make a sturdy scrap-paper holder decorated with colorful paper at this program for teens and adults.


Apr
11
9:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Introduction to Computers

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

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


Apr
11
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Computers for Beginners (in Spanish)

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

Learn how to turn on your computer and write an email to someone. 4/11 - Introduction to the computer; 4/18 - Navigating the Internet; 4/25- Creating your own email account. Participants are encouraged to attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning Saturday, April 4 at 9:00 a.m. or call 718-661-1280 to register.

FlushingSat, Apr 18, 20159:30AM - 12:00PM
FlushingSat, Apr 25, 20159:30AM - 12:00PM

Apr
11
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Job Readiness Workshops: Resumes and Cover Letters

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Do your resume and cover letter stand out from the crowd? Make them the best that they can be! This workshop will cover different types of resumes; how to get started on one; what to include and exclude; and tips for making your resume and cover letter stronger.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
11
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Jazz: The Music of Our Lifetime - Modern Jazz with the Carl Bartlett, Jr. Quintet

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Saxophonist and composer Carl Bartlett, Jr. and his ensemble will play cutting-edge original tunes from the critically acclaimed debut CD "Hopeful," along with Bartlett's own arrangements of standards like "Body and Soul" and "Firm Roots." He will follow up the performance with an audience question-and-answer session about jazz and what makes it a brilliant and cathartic musical art form. *In Auditorium, Lower Level*


Apr
11
1:30PM

--to--

2:45PM

Keeping Your Body Strong

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

RN Kathy Moran leads a discussion about vitamins, nutrition and nutritional deficiencies.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
11
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Introduction to the Internet

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 18 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


Apr
11
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: "New York Philharmonic Opening Gala with Itzhak Perlman"

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with the Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. This month, world-renowned violinist Itzhak Perlman joins the Philharmonic to perform his personal favorites.


Apr
11
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Microsoft Excel for Spanish Speakers

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

Learn how to create a worksheet and perform calculations. 4/11 - Introduction to Microsoft Excel; 4/18 - Calculations and worksheets; 4/25 - Workbooks and layout. Participants should have basic computer skills and are encouraged to attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Reference Desk beginning Saturday, April 4 at 10:00AM.

Langston HughesSat, Apr 18, 20152:00PM - 4:30PM
Langston HughesSat, Apr 25, 20152:00PM - 4:30PM

Apr
11
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Sleepy Storytime with Ms. Lucy

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Children will hear lullabies and bedtime based stories and will work on a craft. The first 20 participants will receive free pajamas!


Apr
11
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

The Art of Sand Mandala with Master Artist Rabkar Wangchuk

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

In this 8-week workshop, participants will learn about sand mandala, an ancient Tibetan art that uses dyed sand particles to form patterns that represent particular esoteric and textual traditions of Buddhism. Through both theoretical and practical instruction, students will learn the various skills and forms of mandala, and eventually create their own works of art. Final projects will be displayed at the Queens Museum.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
11
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Movie Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Fantasy and action film "Guardians of the Galaxy," rated PG-13, was a critical success and a box office hit. It stars Bradley Cooper, Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Vin Diesel, Glenn Close, and Benicio Del Toro.


Apr
11
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

What's That Sound?

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

At this fun-filled exploration of the instrument families in the modern classical orchestra, children age 5 and up and their parents or caregivers will learn about brass, string, percussion and woodwind instruments and how they make music.


Apr
11
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Computer Course (in Bengali)

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Learn how to turn on your computer and write an email. Part I - Introduction to the computer; Part II - Navigating the Internet; Part III- Creating your own email account. Participants are encouraged to attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Cyber Center Reference Desk at 9:00AM beginning April 7 for April classes; May 9 for May classes; and June 6 for June classes.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
11
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Introduction to Classical Belly Dance with Noora

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Classical belly dance instructor Noora teaches adults basic techniques, including proper posture, body positions, shimmies, isolations and more. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
11
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Nutrition Tips for a Healthy Lifestyle (in Bengali)

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Learn what organic food is and how to distinguish it from non-organic food, and get recipes and tips on how to incorporate nutrient-packed “superfoods” into your daily meal plan.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
11
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

A Spring Concert with the Charles Turner Jazz Trio

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Enjoy the delicious jazz vocals of Charles Turner, who has appeared at Dizzy's Club Coca Cola (Jazz at Lincoln Center) and is a recent winner of the Duke Ellington Vocal Competition. He has sung throughout Europe, appears regularly at supper clubs and jazz venues around the city, and has a residency at Minton's in Harlem with the JC Hopkins Biggish Band.


Apr
12
12:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Russian Festival 2015: A Celebration of Russian Culture

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

12:30PM: Yevyeniya Rozentsvit sculpts Russian fairy tale characters from clay; supplies are limited to 25 participants, first come, first served. 1:30PM: Mark Belitsky sings Russian songs. 3:00PM: Literary Theater Dialogue presents "Life Is Too Short," a drama directed and adapted by Irina Volkovich about the life and legacy of Russian-American writer Sergei Dovlatov, featuring Inna Yesilevskaya and Rustem Galitch.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
12
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


Apr
12
3:00PM

--to--

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.


Apr
13
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to the Internet

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

After this workshop, you will have the basic skills to begin to navigate the internet. Topics covered include; terminology, how to 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


Apr
13
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


Apr
13
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


Apr
13
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Monday Morning with Miss Michele

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

The program will include stories, music and an activity for children ages 3-5.


Apr
13
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Cover Letters

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

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself to start a successful job search! In this workshop participants will learn: What you need to start a job search; general and career-specific websites; and How to safely find and apply for jobs online. Class Code: JR190. To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Call (718) 634-4784


Apr
13
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


Apr
13
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

International Film Screening and Discussion

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

In the award-winning Chilean film "To Kill a Man" (2014), in Spanish with English subtitles, directed by Alejandro Fernández Almendras , Jorge, a hard-working man, mugged and threatened by a neighborhood thug, does what he must to protect his family when the legal system fails him.


Apr
13
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

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

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

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


Apr
13
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


Apr
13
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Jewelry-Making

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

Teens learn to make beautiful jewelry. Materials will be provided.


Apr
13
5:30PM

--to--

7:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "Once We Were Brothers," a novel by Ronald H. Balson. Copies are available at the library.


Apr
13
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Introduction to Chair Yoga with Miriam Acevedo

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

There's no need to bring a mat to this yoga class. Instructor Miriam Acevedo will teach basic techniques and exercises that participants can practice while seated in chairs. Space is limited. Preregistration is required. Please wear workout clothing and sneakers.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
13
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Author Talk: Rachel Devine on "Lessons from the Needle in a Haystack"

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Author Rachel Devine discusses her book "Lessons from the Needle in a Haystack: Become a Magnet for True Love - A Valuable Handbook for Dating," designed to help ease the pain of dating and make the journey a positive, fun experience. Books will be available for sale and signing.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
13
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is the novel "Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore" by Robin Sloan.


Apr
13
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: "New York Philharmonic Opening Gala with Itzhak Perlman"

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with the Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. This month, world-renowned violinist Itzhak Perlman joins the Philharmonic to perform his personal favorites.


Apr
13
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

Get-Ready-for-Summer Workout

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 29 openings

This is a new, jazzy fitness class with a mixture of inspirational, salsa and hip hop cardio-dance for all fitness levels.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
13
6:30PM

--to--

7:45PM

Author Talk: Adrienne Onofri

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Adrienne Onofri will discuss her book "Walking Queens: 30 Tours for Discovering the Diverse Communities, Historic Places and Natural Treasures of New York City's Largest Borough," which provides walking tours of more than 30 neighborhoods, including their history, places of interest and more. Copies of the book will be available for sale and signing.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
14
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 register for the program at this Information Session!


Apr
14
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.


Apr
14
1:00PM

--to--

2:15PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "The Garden of Letters" by Alyson Richman.


Apr
14
1:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

SNAP and SCRIE Benefits

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
14
1:15PM

--to--

3:15PM

Drawing to See: A Drawing Workshop

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 2 openings

Over the course of eight weeks participants will learn a variety of drawing techniques that will sharpen their capacity to see in ways an artist sees. The ninth session will be a culminating event consisting of a gallery showing of participants' work. This is a Lifetime Arts Creative Aging program for adults age 50 and up. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
14
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Identifying Your Work Skills

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

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


Apr
14
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Elder Law, Estate Planning, Trusts and Asset Protection

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Noted elder-law and estate-planning attorneys will present strategies and consult with you on aspects of elder law, powers of attorney, estate and disability planning, and long-term care. You will learn how to gain income and avoid estate taxes while providing for heirs and charitable interests. You will also gain insights into preserving wealth and increasing lifetime income.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
14
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Alzheimer's Disease

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Roberto Reyes, Alzheimer's Association Outreach Manager, answers questions about Alzheimer's Disease. This is a teleconferenced program. First-time callers must preregister at 718-464-0084.


Apr
14
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Lucille Ball: A Retrospective

Location: Maspeth
Registration: Not required

Dr. Ira Epstein explores the life, funniest moments and comedic techniques of television pioneer Lucille Ball.


Apr
14
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


Apr
14
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Be a STAR: Join the St. Albans Advantage Rewards Program

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Earn points by attending programs, doing homework and following library rules. Trade in your points at the end of the month for rewards. Certain conditions apply to this reward program for young people in grades K-12.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
14
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Zumba: Latin Dance Fitness

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 18 openings

Instructor Lilia Rodriguez uses Latin dance moves to create a workout that helps you lose fat, build muscle and feel more energized. Dress for exercise and bring a bottle of water. Preregistration is required for each session. Come early to complete an exercise release form.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
14
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 (open) your own email account. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are necessary. Preregistration is required by phone or in person at the Cyber Center Desk. For details, please call 718-990-0769.


Apr
14
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Intro to Internet

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


Apr
15
9:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Introduction to Email

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

We'll help you feel comfortable and confident in managing your own email account. Learn about sending and receiving email and get a general overview of email etiquette. Students must possess basic mouse and keyboarding skills. Preregistration is required by phone by calling 718-990-0769 or in person at the Cyber Center Desk.


Apr
15
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Resume Workshop

Location: Central Library
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 it 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 the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625.


Apr
15
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Cover Letters

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

Make your cover letter the best that it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn how to get started, what to include and not include and tips for making a cover letter stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information call 718-990-8625. Class code JR130


Apr
15
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Estate and Elder Law Seminar

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Noted elder law and estate planning attorney Juliet Gavriel will present strategies and aspects of elder law, powers of attorney, estate and disability planning, and long-term care. You will learn how to gain income and avoid estate taxes while providing for heirs and charitable interests. You will also gain insights into preserving wealth and increasing lifetime income.


Apr
15
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Computers for Beginners

Location: Hillcrest
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 necessary. Preregistration is required in person or by calling the library.


Apr
15
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


Apr
15
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Passing Down Your Family History

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

Genealogist Diane Warmsley provides recommendations for saving, sharing and preserving family records, photographs and other precious momentos for generations to come.


Apr
15
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


Apr
15
11:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

Picture Book Time

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

Children age 5 and under, along with their caregivers, meet for stories, music and crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
15
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

The widely-acclaimed novel "Boy, Snow, Bird," by award-winning British novelist Helen Oyeyemi, brilliantly recasts the Snow White fairy tale as a story of family secrets, race, beauty and vanity. Pick up a copy at the Reference Desk and join us to share your thoughts!


Apr
15
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


Apr
15
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Apr
15
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We will discuss Michael Cunningham's novel "By Nightfall."


Apr
15
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is Richard Wright's classic, "Native Son." Copies are available at the library.


Apr
15
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Health Chat for Seniors: Hear Better, Live Better

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 an informative discussion about hearing loss and what can be done about it. Blood pressure screenings will be available from 1:30-1:45PM.


Apr
15
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Apr
15
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.


Apr
15
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


Apr
15
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Author Reading: Melanie Hope Greenburg

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Melanie Hope Greenberg, an award-winning illustrator and author of children's picture books, will will read some of her stories aloud to children ages 3-5. Space is limited; first come, first served.


Apr
15
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Zumba: Latin Dance Fitness

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Instructor Lilia Rodriguez uses Latin dance moves to create a workout that helps you lose fat, build muscle and feel more energized. Dress for exercise and bring a bottle of water. Preregistration is required for each session. Come early to complete an exercise release form.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
15
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


Apr
15
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Introduction to the Internet, Part 2

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

Continue to build on your Internet skills by learning Internet terminology, understanding browsers better, improving results from search engines and increasing Internet safety. It is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call 718-990-8625. Class code CC110


Apr
15
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Zines to Reach Your Dreams

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
15
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Mistake-Free Interviewing

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

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job…now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly after the interview.
To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR170.


Apr
16
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Apr
16
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners WordPress

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

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.


Apr
16
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Financial Coaching

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

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


Apr
16
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners' Excel

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


Apr
16
10:30AM

--to--

11:45AM

Introduction to PowerPoint

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

Learn the basics. Space is limited; preregistration is required.


Apr
16
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


Apr
16
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Financial Coaching

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

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


Apr
16
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Apr
16
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


Apr
16
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Financial Coaching

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

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


Apr
16
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.


Apr
16
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


Apr
16
1:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

Film Screening

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

In "Unbroken" (2014), rated PG-13, Angelina Jolie directs a true story of Louis Zamperini, the Olympic track star who survived a plane crash in World War II only to fight for his life against nature and eventually as a prisoner of war.


Apr
16
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


Apr
16
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.


Apr
16
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.


Apr
16
2:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

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. Please call 212-480-1918 to preregister or sign up at www.citizenshipworks.org/register.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
16
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Apr
16
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

English Conversation Club

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
16
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Craft a Candle

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-5 will learn how to create a candle from recycled wax. Space is limited; first come, first served.


Apr
16
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Zumba for Teens

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Join us for this fun, dance-based aerobic exercise class. Make sure to wear comfortable clothes and sneakers! Participation is first come, first served.


Apr
16
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Animation Workshop for Teens

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Instructors from Children's Museum of the Arts will teach teens the basics of stop-motion animation.


Apr
16
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Family Film Night

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

What if mankind left Earth but forgot to turn off the last robot? In "WALL-E" (2008), rated G, the year is 2700. WALL-E is a robot who continues to collect garbage, as he was originally programed to do. A visit by a sleek robot named EVE prompts a chase across the galaxy, led by WALL-E and including his pet cockroach and a heroic team of malfunctioning mechanical misfits.


Apr
16
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Earth Day Craft

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-10 are invited to work on a craft to celebrate Earth Day. Preregistration is required. Please contact the librarian to preregister.


Apr
16
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Science Fun

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 1-6 will make play dough from flour, water, salt and food coloring and will then use it to create objects.


Apr
16
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Duct Tape Designs

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Duct tape is back! Work with it to create fantastic wallets, book covers and more!


Apr
16
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Game Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Play a variety of traditional board games at Thursday's Game Time!

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

Additional Dates


Apr
16
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Comic Book and Graphic Novel Club

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

All tweens and teens age 12 and up are invited to discuss new and interesting comic books and graphic novels. Beverages will be served.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
16
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

American Sign Language Workshop: Spring Series

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Learn how to communicate with your hands at this interactive workshop on the basics of American Sign Language.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
16
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

The Fiddler and the Singer

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Vocalist Galina Gergel demonstrates the magical melodies that can be created by the voice and the violin.


Apr
16
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Friends of the Library Executive Board Meeting

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

All community members are welcome to attend this monthly meeting of the Executive Board of the Friends of Douglaston/Little Neck Community Library.


Apr
16
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Learn to Dance Soca

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


Apr
16
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


Apr
17
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Intermediate Word

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


Apr
17
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Salary Negotiations

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


Apr
17
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Chit Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Chat and make friends over the phone. This is a teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Apr
17
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Facebook

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

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


Apr
17
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


Apr
17
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


Apr
17
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Movie Friday

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Join us on selected Fridays for the hottest and latest releases. This month's feature is "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


Apr
17
11:30AM

--to--

1:30PM

Adult Basic Computer Classes

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Online or by phone
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. If you wish to register, check availability for program date April 17, 2015
Availability: 10 openings

Need to learn how to use your computer?
Need to learn how to sue the keyboard, mouse and to open and close applications?
This Adult Basic Computer Classes are for you!
Customers encouraged to attend all sessions.

South Ozone ParkFri, Apr 24, 201511:30AM - 1:30PM
South Ozone ParkFri, May 1, 201511:30AM - 1:30PM
South Ozone ParkFri, May 8, 201511:30AM - 1:30PM

Apr
17
11:30AM

--to--

1:30PM

Skills Identification

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

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself for success! At this workshop you will learn what you need to start a job search at general and career-specific websites and how to find and apply safely for jobs online. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-634-4784 for more information. Class code JR190


Apr
17
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


Apr
17
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Teen Crochet Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics!


Apr
17
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Art Lessons

Location: North Hills
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 openings

Professional artist Ms. Helen T.W. Zhang will teach children ages 8-12 drawing and painting techniques. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
17
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Movie Afternoons

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Join us for a matinee! 4/17 - "The Boxtrolls" (2014), rated PG; 5/15 - "Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast" (2014), rated G.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
17
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen Advisory Group

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Teens in grades 7-12, this is YOUR time! We will have a different activity every month: crafts, Wii, movies and more. We will also discuss your ideas on how to improve the library. :-) Bring your friends!

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

Additional Dates


Apr
17
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Healthy Eating Habits for Home

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Healthy at-home eating doesn't have to mean following a strict set of rules or giving up your favorite foods. It's about making commonsense choices, which you can learn about at this lecture.


Apr
17
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

The Poetry of Emily Dickinson

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Bette S. Weidman, Associate Professor of English and Director of American Studies at Queens College, CUNY, will discuss the serene beauty as well as the historical, cultural and social significance of the poetry of one of America's premier poets and poetic innovators, Emily Dickinson (1830-1886). Handouts of Dickinson's poetry will be distributed, and a question-and-answer session will follow the lecture. Light refreshments will be served.


Apr
17
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Picture Book Time

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-5 with their parents or other adult caregivers listen to stories read aloud.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
17
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Know Your Competitors

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

Learning about your competitors is the easiest way to beat them. Find out how! Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information.


Apr
17
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

Friday Movie

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Walt Disney's animated movie "Frozen" (2013), rated PG, is based on a beloved fairy tale by Hans Christian Anderson.


Apr
17
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Body Bingo

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

Play body bingo and find out how your body works!


Apr
18
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners Word

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

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


Apr
18
11:00AM

--to--

2:00PM

SAT Workshop

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Learn some tips and strategies to master the SAT.


Apr
18
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Puppet Show

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

The Bronze Puppeteers of Junior Girl Scout Troop 4791, from Sacred Heart Church, are working to earn their bronze award by writing scripts based on favorite children’s books and bringing them to life with puppets. Each story the girls have chosen will teach a lesson to younger children ages 6-9.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
18
1:30PM

--to--

2:45PM

Keeping Your Mind Sharp

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

RN Kathy Moran leads a discussion about keeping your mind sharp through word play.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
18
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Intermediate Word

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


Apr
18
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Spelling Bee Final

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Welcome to the Queens Library Spelling Bee Final, where winners of the community library spelling bees in grades 3-7 will face off against each other. May the best speller win!


Apr
18
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Celebrate Library Week with U.S. Representative Crowley and City Council Member Constantinides

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

U.S. Representative Joseph Crowley and New York City Council Member Costa Constantinides will join the celebration, featuring book readings, an art workshop for children and announcement of the winners of our essay-writing contest for children in grades 2-5. Light refreshments will be served. Preregistration is requested. For more information about the contest or to preregister for the event, please call 718-274-4500. Deadline for essay submissions is Monday, April 13.


Apr
18
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Association of Chinese-English Bilingual Educators Workshop: Communicating with Our Children

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

In this third session of a series on education and family, held in Chinese and English, participants will learn effective ways to communicate with their children. The workshop will be conducted by a public school administrator and a guidance counselor, and parents are welcome to add their observations and ask questions.


Apr
18
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

Free Jazz

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Pianist William Gati performs jazz piano music in the style of George Gershwin.


Apr
18
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Know Your Rights: Immigration Law (in Spanish)

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Find out about immigration papers, deportation and work permits.


Apr
18
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Author Talk: "Voices Beyond Bondage"

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Join editors Erika DeSimone and Fidel Louis as they present "Voices Beyond Bondage: An Anthology of Verse by African Americans of the 19th Century." Books will be available for sale and signing.


Apr
19
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Open Mic

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Roberto Montes is the author of "I Don't Know Do You," named one of the best books of 2014 by National Public Radio, and "How to Be Sincere in Your Poetry Workshop." His poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in "Coconut Magazine," "The Atlas Review," "Apogee Journal," "Everyday Genius" and elsewhere. This event will be hosted by Tejas Desai, author of “The Brotherhood” and “Good Americans.”


Apr
19
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

International Resource Center Presents: Goddesses of Belly Dance

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Art reflects humanity, and the art of belly dance reflects, in particular, the celebration of marriage, childbirth and the powerful communication between women. Dancers, choreographers and master teachers Shoshana and Rayhana will take you on a divine journey through these joyous and harmonious dances of the Near East. *In Auditorium, Lower Level*


Apr
20
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


Apr
20
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Intro to Email

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

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


Apr
20
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Computer Keyboarding for Beginners

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Learn finger and hand positions, home-row keys and a few other tips to increase accuracy and speed through fun and easy lessons. Participation is first come, first served; space is limited.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
20
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Typing Basics

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Your computer is only as fast as the data you can enter into it. Speed things up by improving your typing skills!


Apr
20
11:00AM

--to--

5:00PM

Smart Driving

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
20
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Monday Morning with Miss Michele

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Miss Michele leads storytime, songs and activities for children ages 3-5.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
20
12:00PM

--to--

1:30PM

A Tale of Two Kidneys

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Did you know that hypertension and diabetes can contribute to kidney disease, and that kidney disease often goes undetected until it is advanced? Find out about risk factors and how to prevent or slow the progression of kidney disease at this program presented by the Janet and John Raggio Nephrology Institute of North Shore LIJ Health System Foundation.


Apr
20
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Job-Search Strategies

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

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself to start a successful job search! In this workshop participants will learn: What you need to start a job search; general and career-specific websites; and How to safely find and apply for jobs online. Class Code: JR190. To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Call (718) 634-4784


Apr
20
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Poetry Club

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Let's read and discuss great poetry together!


Apr
20
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Introduction to Watercolor: A Creative Aging Program

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Registration is now closed

This course will focus on getting comfortable with watercolor painting techniques: learning the basics of materials, tools, techniques, color, value and composition. Works by Paul Cezanne, Paul Klee and Georgia O'Keeffe will serve as inspiration and points of discussion. This is an eight-week course that will culminate in week nine with a special event and exhibit of student work. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
20
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


Apr
20
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Georgia O'Keeffe: Variations on a Theme

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 8 openings

Artist Rita Tabb will discuss the works of Georgia O'Keeffe, famed for her drawings of nature and paintings of flowers and her use of bold color and abstract shapes. Following the discussion, participants will create their own works of art with crayons and colored pencils, using color photos of O'Keeffe's work as inspiration. Seating is limited. Preregistration is required.


Apr
20
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Broadway through the Decades

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Join Jacques LeBas on a lively and stirring journey along the Great White Way featuring some of Broadway’s greatest melodies.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
20
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Theater Workshop

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

Get dramatic at the library! This energetic and exciting program teaches teens the basics of theater arts: voice, movement and presentation.


Apr
20
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Rainforest Butterflies with Steve Fratello

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Steve Fratello provides a glimpse into the tremendous beauty and variety of the butterfly world, and the natural world in general, using displays of tropical rainforest butterflies collected during expeditions to Peru, Costa Rica and Guyana. Space is limited. Preregistration is required.


Apr
20
5:30PM

--to--

7:00PM

A Visit by “Future Chefs” Cookbook Contributor Justin Goodwin

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Young chef and cookbook contributor Justin Goodwin will talk to other Arverne food enthusiasts about cooking as a young person, collaborating on a cookbook and recipes that he loves to prepare.


Apr
20
5:30PM

--to--

7:00PM

Starting and Running a Small Business

Location: Long Island City
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


Apr
20
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Healthy Cooking with Spices

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Spice up your life learning how to cook delicious and healthy food with spices! Participants are welcome to sample the food prepared. Queens Library is not responsible for any allergic reactions or illnesses as a result of participation.


Apr
20
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

History and Headlines: A Nonfiction Book Discussion Group

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

In April we will discuss "The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals" by Michael Pollan. To learn more about our food choices, Pollan enters the worlds of processed food, organic food, foraged food and cooked food to critique the American way of eating.


Apr
20
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Help Save a Life: Learn CPR - Free On-Site Training for Adults

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

The FDNY Mobile CPR Training Unit provides CPR awareness and hands-on participation to help you learn core cardiopulmonary resuscitation skills. Knowing CPR 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.


Apr
20
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Know Your Rights: Immigration Law (in Bengali)

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Learn helpful tools and tips to petition for relatives and how to apply for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.


Apr
21
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Microsoft Word for Beginners

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

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


Apr
21
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


Apr
21
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to Email

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Learn how to create and navigate an email account, log on, send and receive email messages and attach documents. Participants must have basic computer skills. Preregistration and a valid Queens Library card are required.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
21
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Resume Workshop

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

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself to start a successful job search! In this workshop participants will learn: What you need to start a job search; general and career-specific websites; and How to safely find and apply for jobs online. Class Code: JR190. To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Call (718) 634-4784


Apr
21
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Resume Workshop

Location: Central Library
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 it 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 the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625.


Apr
21
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Chit Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Chat and make friends over the phone. This is a teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Apr
21
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

Meditation for Healthy Living with Frank Pawlowski, EdD

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

We try to exercise and eat right to keep fit and healthy, but experts are now recognizing that a positive attitude and "food for the soul" are just as important. Learn a simple meditation technique that can melt away stress and be a powerful addition to a healthy regimen.


Apr
21
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Beginning a Business: Spring Series

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

This interactive workshop series is presented in partnership with the Small Business Administration. Day 1 - How to start your own business 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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
21
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Earth Day Craft

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Join us for a craft program celebrating Earth Day!


Apr
21
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Sewing Course

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

In this two-part sewing course for beginners, teens will learn how to sew their own mug rugs.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
21
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Choose a Kid Library President

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

We're holding an election for President and Vice President of South Jamaica Library. Only kids can run and only kids can vote!


Apr
21
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Introduction to Email

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

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


Apr
21
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Introduction to Word

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

Learn how to format documents, save files and cut, copy and paste text in this two-session workshop. Participants must possess basic mouse and keyboarding skills. Preregistration is required in person at the Cyber Center desk. Please call 718-990-0769 for details.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
22
9:30AM

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11:00AM

Google Tips and Tricks

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

In this single-session workshop, participants will learn about different Google tools, including sharing documents online, organizing your medical records and much more. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are required. Preregistration is required by phone at 718-990-0769 or in person at the Cyber Center desk.


Apr
22
10:00AM

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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


Apr
22
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Job-Search Strategies

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

In this workshop participants will 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; 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


Apr
22
10:15AM

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10:45AM

Toddler Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Apr
22
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Bonnie's Book Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "True Evil" by Greg Iles. 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.


Apr
22
11:30AM

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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


Apr
22
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Popular and Beautiful Songs from Around the World

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Galina Gergel and Eduard Nisimov present some of the most popular and beautiful songs from around the world, sung in their original language, with memorable selections such as “Bésame Mucho,” “O Sole Mio,” “America the Beautiful,” “Ochi Chornye,” “Jerusalem of Gold,” “Tum Balalaika” and more.


Apr
22
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

We meet once a month to read and discuss a great book. 12/17: "Sweet Water" by Christina Baker Kline; 1/21: "Big Little Lies" by Liane Moriarty;
2/18: "One Plus One" by Jojo Moyes 3/18: "The Paris Architect" by Charles Belfoure 4/22: "Dark Places" by Gillian Flynn 5/20: "Calling Me Home" by Julie Kibler

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

Additional Dates


Apr
22
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Apr
22
2:00PM

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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.

Learn the main 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


Apr
22
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Apr
22
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Earth Day Craft

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Create something cool and eco-friendly for Earth Day!


Apr
22
4:00PM

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5:00PM

April Craft

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

Children ages 4-8 create a fun craft. Children age 4 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.


Apr
22
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Children's Spelling Bee

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children compete to see who can spell the most words correctly.


Apr
22
4:00PM

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5:00PM

It's Easy Being Green!

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Catch the Discovery Team in a rare Teen Room appearance for grades 7-12 on Earth Day. Melt styrofoam, make your own water filter for survival, and more!


Apr
22
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Earth Day Craft: Endangered Species Masks

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Children age 5 and up will learn about endangered species while building their own endangered animal masks from recycled materials.


Apr
22
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Introduction to Email

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

Learn how to create an email account, log on and navigate your account. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code CC120


Apr
22
4:00PM

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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


Apr
22
4:30PM

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5:45PM

Earth Day Arts and Crafts

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Celebrate your planet with Earth-friendly crafts at this program for ages 6-14.


Apr
22
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Cover Letters

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

Make your cover letter the best that it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn how to get started, types of cover letters, what to include and not include and tips for making a cover letter stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code JR130. For further information call (718)990-8625.


Apr
23
10:00AM

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12:00PM

LinkedIn

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

LinkedIn is a social networking website that allows you to manage your professional identity, build and engage with your professional network, and access knowledge, insights, and opportunities. In this workshop you will learn how to use LinkedIn to look for employment, network, and keep up with colleagues. Basic computer skills and knowledge of the internet required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-634-4784 for additional information. Class Code: JR210


Apr
23
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Apr
23
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Financial Coaching

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

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


Apr
23
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners' Word

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


Apr
23
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Financial Coaching

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

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


Apr
23
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Apr
23
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Financial Coaching

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

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


Apr
23
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


Apr
23
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


Apr
23
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.


Apr
23
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Skills Identification

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

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself for success! At this workshop you will learn what you need to start a job search at general and career-specific websites and how to find and apply safely for jobs online. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-634-4784 for more information. Class code JR190


Apr
23
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Wire-Sculpting Jewelry Workshop for Adults

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

Pamela Isaac shows how to use wire sculpting to design chic necklaces and bracelets. Materials will be provided. Preregistration is required.


Apr
23
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Apr
23
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Ask the Pharmacist

Location: Pomonok
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, call 718-990-5197 or email tmichel@queenslibrary.org to make an appointment to minimize your wait time.


Apr
23
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "The Children Act" by Ian McEwan.


Apr
23
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Smoking: Everyone Loves a Quitter

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Although giving up smoking can be a challenging experience, people do it every day. Get tips on how to quit it at this program, presented by the Rockaway Wellness Partnership Program.


Apr
23
4:00PM

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5:15PM

Composting

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

An expert from the New York City Compost Project, hosted by Queens Botanical Garden, will present information to children and adults about indoor and outdoor composting, what and why to compost, the decomposition process and compost troubleshooting. The 4:00PM session is for children; the 6:00PM session is for adults. Preregistration is required; space is limited to the first 15 registrants. Preregister online or at 718-225-8414.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
23
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen Jeopardy

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

All teens and tweens are invited to join us for one of Flushing Library's favorite traditions: Teen Jeopardy! We use buzzers and play either solo or in teams. It's not too competitive but is definitely a lot of fun!


Apr
23
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!


Apr
23
5:00PM

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6:30PM

Queens Stamp Club

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Philatelists meet to discuss their hobby.


Apr
23
5:00PM

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6:30PM

Harm Reduction and Behavior Change

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Program is presented IN SPANISH in collaboration with ACQC. All are welcome.


Apr
23
6:00PM

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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


Apr
23
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Slide-Illustrated Book Talk with Author Jason Antos

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Author Jason Antos discusses and shows slides on the history of Shea Stadium, from its inception to the creation of Citi Field. Copies of his book "Images of Baseball: Shea Stadium" will be available for sale and signing.


Apr
23
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Intermediate Word

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


Apr
24
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Sing-Along and STARs Performance

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Sing along with Rich, then enjoy scenes from classic plays presented by Senior Theater Acting Repertory. This is a teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
24
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners Excel

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


Apr
24
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Twitter

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

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


Apr
24
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Computers for Beginners

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Learn how to use computer, search the Queens Library catalog and the Internet, and create and use an email account at this beginners' class for adults. Preregistration is required; there is a maximum of 4 participants.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
24
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

Fire Safety for Seniors

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

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


Apr
24
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

Learn CPR, Be 911

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

This lesson, offered by certified FDNY/ EMS personnel, will equip New Yorkers to act in the event of cardiac arrest using compression-only CPR. Basic instruction on how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED) will be offered on compressions-only mannequins with “watch while practice” DVD instructions.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
24
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Unclaimed Funds

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Find out if New York State owes you money. Representatives from the Comptroller's Office will conduct a presentation and assist in finding out if you have unclaimed funds.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
24
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Birds of Queens

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Queens is diverse not only in its human population but in its avian population as well. Join avian enthusiast Shari Romar, New Media Manager at Queens Botanical Garden, on a virtual tour of our borough's natural habitats, from forest to meadow to wetland, and learn about the birds that use them. Light refreshments will be served. This program is sponsored by the Friends of Douglaston-Little Neck Library.


Apr
24
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Build a Lava Lamp

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Find out how to make a lava lamp out of everyday materials.


Apr
24
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Nature Photography

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

In these fun and interactive workshops, local artist Carlos Martinez will explain the basics of photography and digital storytelling and show how to take great photos on a cell phone.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
24
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children will make magnets.


Apr
24
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Amazing Readers Kids' Book Club

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 8-12 will discuss Ron Roy’s "The Empty Envelope" in the "A to Z Mysteries" series. Participation will count toward the Read Down Your Fines program.


Apr
24
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Turning Your Dream into Reality: Tapping into Free Business Resources

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

NYC is home to many free business resources. Learn which ones you should reach out to for all business help. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information.


Apr
25
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Excel for Beginners

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


Apr
25
11:00AM

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3:00PM

Earth Day at Queens Library

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Earth Day, April 22, is an annual, worldwide event started in 1970 to celebrate our planet and promote environmental awareness. Queens Library will mark the 45th anniversary of this global initiative with programs and activities for the whole family. Join the celebration!


Apr
25
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Our book discussion group meets the last Friday of the month. Pick up a copy of the monthly selection at the Circulation Desk. In March we will discuss "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd and in April "Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption" by Laura Hillenbrand. Light refreshments will be served.


Apr
25
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Wonderful World Earth Day Program

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Children will make an Earth Day craft out of recyclables and learn how to care for our precious planet!


Apr
25
2:00PM

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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.


Apr
25
2:00PM

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4:30PM

Intermediate Excel

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 18 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


Apr
25
2:30PM

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3:45PM

Meet the Author: Carol Lynn Lustgarten

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Poet, writer, artist and Forest Hills resident Carol Lynn Lustgarten will share her experience in self-publishing and read from and discuss her books "Stormy Sky" and "Who Needs a Boyfriend? Life, Happiness and Other Thoughts." Books will be available for sale and signing.


Apr
25
2:30PM

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3:30PM

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

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with the Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. Today's presentation is the 2013 opening gala performance of the New York Philharmonic, featuring Music Director Alan Gilbert and special guest cello soloist Yo-Yo Ma.


Apr
25
3:00PM

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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


Apr
26
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Sunday Movie

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Based on Lawrence Block’s bestselling series of mystery novels, "A Walk among the Tombstones" (2014), rated R, stars Liam Neeson as Matt Scudder, an ex-NYPD cop who now works as an unlicensed private investigator operating just outside the law.


Apr
27
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Introduction to Coding with Treehouse

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


Apr
27
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Email

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Learn how to create and manage your own email account, including a contacts list; send and receive messages; and add attachments. Participants must possess basic mouse and keyboard skills. First come, first served; space is limited.


Apr
27
12:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

SNAP Benefits

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

Find out if you qualify for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, formerly known as Food Stamps, and get help applying. You can also find out if you qualify for the Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) or other rent-assistance. No appointment is necessary; walk-ins are welcome. For information on other times and locations of services, call LiveOn NY (formerly the Council of Senior Centers and Services of New York) at 347-815-5930 or email SNAP@liveon-ny.org.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
27
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Online Job Application

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

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself to start a successful job search! In this workshop participants will learn: What you need to start a job search; general and career-specific websites; and How to safely find and apply for jobs online. Class Code: JR190. To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Call (718) 634-4784


Apr
27
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Flo Michaels Performs the Greatest Hits of Jazz

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Hear an array of jazz standards by legends like Nat King Cole, Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington, George Gershwin and others.


Apr
27
2:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Movie Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

The Judge (2014), rated R, is a comedy/drama starring Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall and Vera Farmiga.


Apr
27
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


Apr
27
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

The Evolution of African Dance

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

The Harambee Dance Company examines the changing definitions of the cultural and physical art form labeled "African dance" in this lecture and demonstration.


Apr
27
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Baroque Keyboard Music with Kanako Koyama

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Pianist Kanako Koyama has performed as a soloist, accompanist and chamber musician throughout the United States and in her native Japan. She has played at Carnegie Hall, Steinway Hall, the Liszt House in Weimar and the Hochshule fur Musik und Theater in Leipzig. At this concert, she will perform works by Scarlatti, J. S. Bach, Handel and more. In Auditorium, Lower Level


Apr
27
6:30PM

--to--

7:15PM

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.


Apr
28
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Excel

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

Learn how to create spreadsheets, use formulas and create tables. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are necessary. Preregistration is required by phone or in person at the Cyber Center Desk. For details, please call 718-990-0769.


Apr
28
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Skills Identification

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

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself to start a successful job search! In this workshop participants will learn: What you need to start a job search; general and career-specific websites; and How to safely find and apply for jobs online. Class Code: JR190. To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Call (718) 634-4784


Apr
28
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Cover Letters

Location: Central Library
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)990-8625.


Apr
28
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Alice's Kitchen

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Alice Morley leads this discussion on healthy cooking, food and recipes. This is a teleconferenced program. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
28
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

Mitch Kahn Celebrates the Great American Popular Songbook

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

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


Apr
28
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Guitarrazón

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Guitar duo Lisa and Josué perform original compositions as well as traditional flamenco and Latin dance music such as vals, bolero, cumbia and rumba.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
28
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

"The Joy of Reading and Writing: Superman and Me" by Sherman Alexie

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Join us for a lively discussion of Sherman Alexie's essay "The Joy of Reading and Writing: Superman and Me," and experience the power of the paragraph! Participants will earn STAR reward points for entry into a raffle. See the staff for details.


Apr
28
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Make a Cloud Wind Puppet

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-10 will create and decorate a simple wind puppet in the shape of a cloud. Preregistration is required in person or by telephone. Please contact the librarian beginning March 30.


Apr
28
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

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.


Apr
28
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Online Job Applications

Location: Flushing
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; 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.


Apr
29
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

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


Apr
29
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mistake-Free Interviewing

Location: Flushing
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 afterwards. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR170


Apr
29
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Introduction to the Internet

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

Learn the basics, including how to search for and browse websites. Preregistration is required in person or by calling the library.


Apr
29
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Marion's Art History Class

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Marion Mango talks about great art. 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.


Apr
29
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Ask the Pharmacist

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Gather all 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, call 718-990-5197 or email tmichel@queenslibrary.org to make an appointment to minimize your wait time.


Apr
29
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Apr
29
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Apr
29
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

A Reptile "Edventure" with Erik Callender

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

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


Apr
29
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Jewelry Making

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Teens learn to make beautiful jewelry. Materials will be provided.


Apr
29
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Introduction to Email, Part 2

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

Learn additional email account features and how to send and receive messages and attach documents. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code CC120


Apr
29
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Credit, Business Management and Access to Capital for Small Businesses

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

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. The presentation will also cover business management practices that will best provide access to start-up and expansion capital.


Apr
29
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Identifying Your Work Skills

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


Apr
30
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Financial Coaching

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

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


Apr
30
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Apr
30
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Advanced Excel

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


Apr
30
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.


Apr
30
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Apr
30
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Financial Coaching

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

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


Apr
30
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


Apr
30
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Financial Coaching

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

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


Apr
30
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Poem in Your Pocket Day

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Every April, on Poem in Your Pocket Day, people throughout the United States celebrate by selecting a poem, carrying it with them and sharing it with others throughout the day. Poems will be available at the Reference Desks. Come in and get a poem for your pocket!


Apr
30
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Movie Time

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Angelina Jolie directed "Unbroken," rated PG-13, a film based on Laura Hillenbrand's book about Louis Zamperini, the Olympic track star who survived a plane crash at sea and became a Japanese prisoner of war during World War II.


Apr
30
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.


Apr
30
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


Apr
30
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Apr
30
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Smoking: Everyone Loves a Quitter

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Although giving up smoking can be a challenging experience, people do it every day. Get tips on how to quit it at this program, presented by the Rockaway Wellness Partnership Program.


Apr
30
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Anime Club

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Our Anime Club for teens and tweens meets monthly. Selections are based on suggestions from teens and our anime-savvy librarian.


Apr
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Wii Games

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

Children age 9 and up are invited to play Wii video games. Preregistration required.


Apr
30
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Tween Poetry Contest, Arverne Idol Edition

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Write a poem and read it aloud, competing with your fellow Arverne tweens for prizes! Poems will be judged by community volunteers and library staff.


Apr
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Spring Origami

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 will create simple, bright and beautiful origami.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
30
5:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Evening at the Movies

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Disney's "Into the Woods" (2014), rated PG, is a live-action musical fairy tale.


Apr
30
6:00PM

--to--

7:45PM

Literature and Art Encounter with Arturo Ruiz-Sánchez (in Spanish)

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Poets, writers, musicians, comedians, painters, orators and others are invited to share their talents every last Thursday of the month with five minutes of prepared material. All levels are welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
30
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Shoshana Damari, Queen of Israeli Music

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Ira Epstein, PhD, will discuss the life and career of Israeli singer Shoshana Damari. The presentation will feature samples of her many notable songs and performances.


Apr
30
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Excel for Beginners

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


May
1
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Picture Book Time

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-5, with parent or caregiver, enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and circle games. Preregistration for the series is required. Please contact the librarian, in person or by telephone, beginning March 30th, to preregister.

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

Additional Dates


May
1
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Selections for the next several months are: 5/1 -"The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America" by Erik Larson; 6/5 -
"The Secret Life of Bees" by Sue Monk Kidd; 7/10 - "Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet" by Jamie Ford; 8/7 - "Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress" by Dai Sijie. 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


May
1
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

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


May
1
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Children Movie Day

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Enjoy an afternoon at the movies at your library, we will be showing Disney's "Maleficent."
Rated PG, 2014
for children


May
1
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Picture Book Time

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-5 and their parents or other adult caregivers will listen to stories read aloud.

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

Additional Dates


May
1
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

Friday Movie

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

In "The Lego Movie" (2014), rated PG, a simple Lego character is mistakenly recruited into a a group intent on battling an evil force of immobility.


May
1
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Board Game Time

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


May
2
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Wire-Sculpting Jewelry Workshop for Adults

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

Pamela Isaac shows how to use wire sculpting to design chic necklaces and bracelets. Materials will be provided. Preregistration is required.


May
2
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

New York Vocal Artists Research Center Mother's Day Concert

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

New York Vocal Artists Research Center (NYVARC) was founded in October 2008 in New York and its members have been performing for the community ever since. At this concert, they will sing Chinese folk songs and Italian opera arias. In Auditorium, Lower Level


May
2
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Kowai: International Monsters of Mystery

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Vampires, ghouls, shape changers . . . . These are characters of our storytelling legacy that live in our dreams but, more particularly, our nightmares. Examine some of the fearsome foes that prowl the corners of the globe through this index of the creepy and scary!


May
2
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Introduction to the Internet

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


May
2
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

What's That Sound?

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This is a fun-filled exploration of instrument families in the modern classical orchestra. Children ages 5 and up and their parents or caregivers can learn about brass, string, percussion and woodwind instruments and how they make music.


May
2
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

QL International Resource Center Presents Brazilian Dance by Silva Dance Company

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This performance showcases various dance styles of Brazil, including the samba de roda, capoeira and orixa with a modern twist.


May
3
3:00PM

--to--

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.


May
4
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Free Security Guard Training Information

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Queens Library is offering free classes for Certification as a Security Guard. Find out more and preregister for this information session!


May
4
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Alzheimer's Disease

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia, a general term for memory loss and other intellectual disabilities serious enough to interfere with daily life. Learn about the symptoms of and treatments for these diseases in a program presented by the Alzheimer's Association.


May
4
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

A Quilting Workshop

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

In this two-session workshop, Alacia Stubbs will demonstrate how to create easy quilting designs, including four-patch and cathedral window. Materials will be provided. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


May
4
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


May
4
5:30PM

--to--

7:00PM

Book Discussion

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

We will discuss the novel "People of the Book" by Geraldine Brooks. Copies are available at the library.


May
4
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Author Talk: "Diamond Head" by Cecily Wong

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Told through the eyes of the wives and daughters of a murdered Chinese shipping magnate, Diamond Head is a powerful first novel about love and lies, sacrifice and loss, and compromise and hope, played out on the island of Oahu in the first half of the 20th century. IRC Conference Room.


May
4
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Nat "King" Cole and Florence Henderson

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Media specialist Richard Knox delves into the career and life of legendary baritone Nat King Cole and outstanding Broadway musical artist Florence Henderson.


May
4
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Computer Basics

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Adults learned how to use the Computer.

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

Additional Dates


May
5
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Identifying Your Work Skills

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

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


May
5
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Zumba Exercise for Adults

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

Ciara Sandoval teaches dance movements to keep you fit in this aerobic exercise class for adults. Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes, and bring a bottle of water. 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


May
5
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Parker at Your Door

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

A representative of Parker Jewish Institute will providing information about free physician home visits for seniors on Medicaid. This is a teleconferenced program. First-time callers please contact 718-464-0084 to receive access numbers.


May
5
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Lucille Ball: A Retrospective

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Dr. Ira Epstein explores the life, funniest moments and comedic techniques of television pioneer Lucille Ball.


May
5
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Reading Rivals: A Contest for Kids

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Do you like to read? Earn the most points and win a prize at this program for kids ages 10-14!


May
5
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Understanding the Labor Market

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

In this workshop participants will 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; 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


May
6
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Resume Workshop

Location: Central Library
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 it 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 the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625.


May
6
10:30AM

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11:15AM

Toddler Story and Activity Time

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Toddlers ages 2 through 3 1/2 years, with caregivers, enjoy simple stories, songs, rhymes and coloring or craft activities. Preregistration for the series is required. Please contact the librarian, beginning April 6, to register.

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

Additional Dates


May
6
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Computer Basics

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics of using a computer.

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

Additional Dates


May
6
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Polyhedron Origami

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Using brightly colored paper, we will make three-dimensional geometric shapes which can be put together, stacked, or connected to form towers, containers, and much more.


May
6
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Mother’s Day Craft Project

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

The children will create spring flowers using assorted colors of tissue paper, ribbon, scissors, and glue. They will also have an opportunity to make an origami gift box. Step by step instructions will be given for making these crafts for children


May
6
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Mistake-Free Interviewing

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

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job…now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly after the interview.
To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR170.


May
7
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Getting More From Your Google Account

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

Learn about the many ways you can use your Google account, from Gmail and Google Maps to Google Drive and Google Groups. Basic computer skills and an existing Google account are required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class Code: CC240


May
7
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Beginning a Business

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

This interactive workshop series is presented in partnership with the Small Business Administration. Day 1 - How to start your own business 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

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

Additional Dates


May
7
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Little Learners Video Time

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Bring your little learner in for learning video fun! DVDs are chosen from popular educational programming that your child will enjoy. Open to children ages 18 months-3 years. No registration necessary!

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

Additional Dates


May
7
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Ojo de Dios Craft

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

Join us and make a yarn craft, the Ojo de Dios - Eye of God - an ancient Mexican symbol. Program is open to ages 5 and up. Please register in advance, materials are limited.


May
7
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Adult ESL Computer Classes

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics of how to use a computer. Class is being taught in Creole and English.

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

Additional Dates


May
7
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Sensory Processing Disorder and Autism

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Learn about sensory processing disorder and how it impacts children and adults with autism spectrum disorders at this interactive workshop. A question-and-answer session will follow the workshop.

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

Additional Dates


May
7
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Job Readiness Workshop Series: Interview Techniques

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

This interactive workshop will help prepare you for a job interview and provide tips and strategies on what to do before, during and after.

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

Additional Dates


May
8
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Things to know before starting a business

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

Before you start your business take this class to learn key things you will need to know. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information.


May
8
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Intermediate Word

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


May
8
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Mother's Day Arts and Crafts

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Mother's Day Arts and Crafts


May
8
4:00PM

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5:15PM

Friday Movie Time - Dolphin Tale 2

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

A group of sympathetic humans help a dolphins with a damaged tail.


May
8
4:00PM

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4:45PM

Mother's Day Craft Program

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-10 create a craft for Mother's Day. Preregistration is required. Please contact the librarian, in person or by telephone, to register, beginning April 6th.