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Queens Library at Queensbridge, at 10-43 41 Avenue, Long Island City, now SERVES AS A FAMILY LITERACY CENTER and is closed for general library service. For more information on class and registration schedule, please contact the Family Literacy Office at 718-661-1244 or 661-1295. For general library service, please visit the closest library, Queens Library at Long Island City, located at 37-44 21 Street, 718-752-3700.

Sep
2
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers and the Internet

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

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


Sep
2
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Computers for Beginners (in Chinese)

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

This class, taught in Mandarin Chinese, is for beginning computer users. No prior computer experience is required.


Sep
2
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Job Seach Strategies

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 one! In this workshop participants will learn: what is needed to start a job search; 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


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Sep
2
10:15AM

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11:30AM

Computers for Adults (in Spanish)

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

Adults will learn basic computer skills, including use of the mouse, Microsoft Word, email and the Internet.

SunnysideTue, Sep 9, 201410:15AM - 11:30AM
SunnysideTue, Sep 16, 201410:15AM - 11:30AM

Sep
2
11:00AM

--to--

4:00PM

The Daily Puzzle

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

The library makes puzzles available to adults every day.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Computers for Beginners

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: By phone or in person

This course on computer basics includes a mouse and Internet tutorial.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to Computers

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

After this workshop, you will be able to 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. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call (718) 634-1876. This is an introductory computer class; prior knowledge or skills are not required. Class code CC100


Sep
2
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Online Job Applications

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

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. For further information call 718-634-4784. Class code JR160


Sep
2
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Computer Classes for Beginners

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
11:45AM

--to--

12:45PM

Computers for Adults

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.

Adults will learn basic computer skills, including use of the mouse, Microsoft Word, email and the Internet.

SunnysideTue, Sep 9, 201411:45AM - 12:45PM
SunnysideTue, Sep 16, 201411:45AM - 12:45PM

Sep
2
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

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


Sep
2
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Cover Letters

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

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. For further information call 718-634-4784. Class code JR130


Sep
2
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Intermediate Excel

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

Improve your productivity and boost your basic knowledge of Excel. Topics covered include; a review of the basics, creating and manipulating tables, and using formulas and functions. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills and knowledge of excel are required. Class Code: CC210


Sep
2
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Resumes and Cover Letters

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

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


Sep
2
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Scrabble Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Windsor 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.

Bring your yarn and needles and share your skills with friends new and old.

Windsor ParkTue, Sep 9, 20142:00PM - 4:00PM
Windsor ParkTue, Sep 16, 20142:00PM - 4:00PM
Windsor ParkTue, Sep 23, 20142:00PM - 4:00PM
Windsor ParkTue, Sep 30, 20142:00PM - 4:00PM
Windsor ParkTue, Oct 7, 20142:00PM - 4:00PM
Windsor ParkTue, Oct 14, 20142:00PM - 4:00PM
Windsor ParkTue, Oct 21, 20142:00PM - 4:00PM
Windsor ParkTue, Oct 28, 20142:00PM - 4:00PM
Windsor ParkTue, Nov 4, 20142:00PM - 4:00PM
Windsor ParkTue, Nov 18, 20142:00PM - 4:00PM
Windsor ParkTue, Nov 25, 20142:00PM - 4:00PM

Sep
2
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.


Sep
2
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Knitting Club

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Join us at our weekly meetings to knit and share knitting projects together.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Laptops for Homework

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Our laptop computers are available for use in the library for homework and school projects.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Coloud Computing

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

Cloud computing lets you use files, programs, and applications over the Internet. Learn about cloud storage sites like Dropbox, Google Drive, and many others in this workshop. Basic computer and internet skills are required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-634-1876 for additional information. Class Code: CC240


Sep
2
3:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

Robin Williams Film Tribute

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

This tribute to Robin Williams includes films suitable for various ages, so please be guided by the ratings. 9/2: "Jumanji" (1995), rated PG; 9/9: "Patch Adams" (1998), rated PG-13; 9/16: "Good Morning, Vietnam" (1987), rated R; 9/24: "What Dreams May Come" (1998), rated PG-13; 9/30 - "Good Will Hunting" (1997), rated R

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Scrabble Club: Summer and Fall of 2014

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Scrabble for adults. Tuesdays at 3:30 PM. Admission is free.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Spelling Bee!

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Test your knowledge of words and spell it out for prizes! "Bee" a spelling star!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Juggling Club

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Learn to juggle and do tricks! Anyone can do it. No experience is necessary.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

English Classes

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

English classes for adult speakers of other languages are offered weekly. Pre-registration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Sports Club

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

John, our youth counselor, will lead students in discussions of current and past sports news and controversies.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
5:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

StartUP! 9th Annual Business Plan Competition: Information Session

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

The Queens Economic Development Corporation’s 9th Annual Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition begins in September 2014. The competition gives entrepreneurs a chance to strengthen their business knowledge, learn about business trends and gain insights into starting and growing a business while also introducing them to the vast resources available to them at Queens Library. Learn more at this session. Watch for more information sessions at various locations in September.


Sep
2
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Blast

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

This mix of dance fitness, low-impact strength training and stretching exercises helps relieve stress. Instructor: Katwicia Desruisseaux. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Dance Aerobics for Adults

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

This class will keep you fit and build your muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories. Instructor: Angela Mendez. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
5:45PM

--to--

6:45PM

New York Cares Presents Computers For Beginners

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Zumba

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Staying fit couldn't be more fun! This class, taught by Isabel Zumba, uses easy-to-follow dance moves with Latin, international and pop music. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Zumba

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Staying fit couldn't be more fun! This class, taught by Christina Johnston, uses easy-to-follow dance moves with Latin, international and pop music. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Sewing 101

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

Learn how to sew in this 4-session course for beginners. Materials will be provided and sewing machines will be available for use. Space is limited; preregistration is required online or by calling 718-990-0728.


Sep
2
6:30PM

--to--

6:45PM

Coloring pictures.

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Library provides variety of coloring pictures. Kids will have hours of coloring fun!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
7:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Small Business Workshop

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

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


Sep
3
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Job Search Strategies

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 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? Visit the Job Information Center or call (718)990-8502.


Sep
3
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Job Search Strategies

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

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


Sep
3
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. We can also provide basic computer training on our own equipment.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Staywell

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

STARs: Senior Theater Acting Repertory

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
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.


Sep
3
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to Computers

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

Do you want to become comfortable using computers? Come to our free computer workshop and learn the basics, until 11:30AM. Space is limited; preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Introduction to the Internet

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

Learn how to use a search engine and go on a website. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Introduction to Computers

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

After this workshop, you will be able to begin to take advantage of everything 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. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call (718) 641-7086. This is an introductory computer class; prior knowledge or skills are not required. Class code CC100


Sep
3
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.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
12:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Scrabble

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Increase your word power with Scrabble!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
12:00PM

--to--

12:30PM

Toddler Coloring Time

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Toddlers will learn about colors, letters, words, numbers and animals, developing hand-eye coordination and early literacy skills.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Computers for Seniors

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.

Older adults will learn basic computer skills, including use of the mouse, Microsoft Word, email and the Internet.

SunnysideWed, Sep 10, 20141:00PM - 2:00PM
SunnysideWed, Sep 17, 20141:00PM - 2:00PM

Sep
3
1:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Need Health Insurance? We Can Help!

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Introduction to the Internet

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

After this workshop, you will have the basic skills to begin to navigate the Internet. Topics covered include Internet terminology, using a web browser, the basic structure of a website, searching, and Internet safety. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call 718-641-7086. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code CC110


Sep
3
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Learn Basic Chinese

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 8 openings

This class is for those with little or no knowledge of the Chinese language. A professional Chinese instructor will teach Chinese pronunciation and how to conduct basic conversations.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Learn Basic Chinese

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 8 openings

This class is for those with little or no knowledge of the Chinese language. A professional Chinese instructor will teach Chinese pronunciation and how to conduct basic conversations.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Toddler Time

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories and have some fun. For children 12-36 months old 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


Sep
3
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


Sep
3
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Mahjong Club

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
3:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

One-on-One Job Readiness and Computer Assistance

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Are you looking for a job but unsure where to start? Do you need to revise your resume? Would you like to sign up for JobMap? Make an appointment with the Job and Business Academy and get assistance! Sign up in person or by calling 718-426-2844.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
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


Sep
3
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Knights of Queens

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Young people ages 6-16 learn chess basics or sharpen their skills and strategies. Chess equipment is provided.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

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


Sep
3
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Movie Night

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Has school already exhausted you? Relax with a movie! 9/3 - "The Lego Movie," rated PG; 9/10 - "Divergent," rated PG-13; 9/17 - "Muppets Most Wanted," rated PG.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
4:15PM

--to--

5:30PM

Typing Practice Lab

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

Improve your typing for work, school or any other reason with guided assistance and tips from a Queens Library instructor. For more information, call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center. Class code CC290

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Yoga

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Practice yoga weekly at the library.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

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


Sep
3
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

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


Sep
3
5:45PM

--to--

6:45PM

Job Readiness with New York Cares

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Learn important tips and skills for getting and keeping a job!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Movie Night Wednesday

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

We will screen the following movies in September: 9/3 - "Draft Day" (2014), rated R; 9/10 - "Captain America: The First Avenger" (2011) at 3:00PM and "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" (2014) 6:00PM, rated PG-13; 9/17 - "The Fault in Our Stars" (2014), rated PG-13; 9/24 - "Belle" (2013), rated PG.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Computers for Beginners( In Spanish)

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

Learn how to turn on your computer and write an email to someone. 9/3 - Introduction to the computer; 9/10 - Navigating the Internet; 9/17- Creating your own email account. Customers are encouraged to attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning Wednesday, August 27 at 9:00AM.

Central LibraryWed, Sep 10, 20146:00PM - 8:30PM
Central LibraryWed, Sep 17, 20146:00PM - 8:30PM

Sep
3
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Tai Chi for All

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

Join us for an intergenerational tai chi workshop! Tai chi is a system of exercises practiced at a steady meditative pace. Gentle movements coordinated with deep breathing invigorate and heal the body, clear the mind and create inner peace and harmony. Preregistration is required. Preregister online or by calling 718-990-0728.


Sep
4
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

How do I use this thing?

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

Do you have a device that you will love to use but don’t know how? Bring in your device to learn tips and tricks to get more out of your equipment.Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or Call 718-990-8625 for additional information


Sep
4
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Skills Identitification

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

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


Sep
4
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


Sep
4
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

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


Sep
4
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Beginners Excel

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

Learn how to navigate a spreadsheet, create workbooks, enter and edit data, and create charts and graphs. Basic computer skills are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information please call (718)634-4784.


Sep
4
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Toddler Time

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Infants, toddlers and preschoolers, accompanied by a parent or other adult caregiver, will read, sing, color and play games inspired by a different theme each week.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18-36 months and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, songs and play time.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
12:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Financial Coaching

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Writing Club

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

We meet weekly 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


Sep
4
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


Sep
4
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Resume Workshop

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

Make your resume the best it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn how to get started, types of resumes, what to include and not include in a resume and tips for making a resume stronger. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-634-1876 for more information. Class code


Sep
4
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Knitting and Crochet Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Introduction to Chair Yoga

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 19 openings

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
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


Sep
4
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Code Camp

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

Teaching yourself computer programming can be lonely, but no more! Join us for two hours of social open lab time dedicated strictly to practicing programming.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Beginners PowerPoint

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

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


Sep
4
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


Sep
4
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Classic Movies @ 2:00

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Every Thursday at 2:00PM we screen a different classic movie. In September, we feature some hard-boiled thrillers with some big stars: 9/4 - "Rear Window" (1954) (at a customer's suggestion); 9/11 - "The Big Heat" (1953); 9/18 - "Cape Fear" (1962); 9/25 - "Key Largo" (1948)

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

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


Sep
4
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Recovery International

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Interview Skills

Location: Seaside
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. Class Code: JR170. For more information please call (718)634-1876.


Sep
4
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Kids Craft Time

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
4
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

English Conversation Classes

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
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


Sep
4
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Children's Movie Time

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

The first Thursday of every month we screen a family-friendly film for children.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Craft Time

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Children of all ages are welcome to our Thursday afternoon arts and craft program.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Autumn Crafts

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Discover the beautiful season of fall with nature-based crafts on Monday and Thursday afternoons!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Treehouse

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

Treehouse is an online learning platform that allows users to access more than 1,000 video tutorials, quizzes and code challenges created by expert teachers. Participants can learn to code in languages such as Objective-C, HTML, CSS, PHP, Ruby, JavaScript and SQL. Basic computer skills and preregistration are required. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information.


Sep
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Welcome Back to School Word Puzzles

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children in grades K-6 will be given word puzzles which they will complete independently and in pairs.


Sep
4
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Anime Club

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

It's one of Flushing Library's favorite activties . . . Anime Club! We view popular anime series and lotss more! All teens and tweens are welcome to join us.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Movie Screening

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

We won't give away the title of this animated film starring a beloved comic geni(e)us, but it is a classic tale of love, magic carpet rides, wishes and a genie that makes them all come true. Bring the whole family!


Sep
4
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Computers for Beginners

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

All adults are welcome to attend our computer courses. We offer
instruction in how to use computers, the Internet, email and Microsoft Word.
Space is limited. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
4:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Teen and Adult Chess Club

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Teens and adults on at least an intermediate level meet Thursday afternoons. Sometimes U.S. Chess Federation rated tournaments will be played.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

The Technologist Is In

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Are you confused about some new-fangled device? Receive personal instruction on how to use iPads and iPods, smartphones, e-readers, MP3 players and tablets. Call the library for a 30-minute appointment with a staff member.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Kids Board Games

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

We offer lots of different board games 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


Sep
4
5:30PM

--to--

6:45PM

Chess Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Practice your chess skills with other adults weekly on Monday and Thursday evenings.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
5:30PM

--to--

6:45PM

Zumba: Latin Dance Fitness for Adults

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 9 openings

This fitness program with instructor Miriam Acevedo uses the Latin dance moves of merengue, salsa, cha cha, cumbia and reggaeton to create a workout that helps you lose body fat, gain muscle and be 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


Sep
4
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

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 7-week program will give you a chance to learn about theater, explore the art of acting and perform in a final showcase. Participation in the showcase is voluntary. Help put on the show or be in the show yourself!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Total Body Fitness for Adults

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Broadway to Hollywood

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Jill Wasserman of JCRevue sings a mix of Broadway show tunes and songs of the cinema from productions that include "Jekyll and Hyde," "Funny Girl," "Dreamgirls," "Beaches" and "Goldfinger."


Sep
4
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Introduction to Power Point

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Basic uses and functions of the Microsoft PowerPoint program will be introduced to children ages 7-12. Space is limited. First come, first served.


Sep
4
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Beginners Word

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

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


Sep
4
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Learn Chinese

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Instructor Lin San leads this beginners' Chinese class.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
8:00PM

--to--

9:00PM

Women in History: After Hours Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Women of influence, countries and customs . . . . We chat about them all! This is an evening teleconferenced event. First-time callers should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers and to receive a copy of the story we will be discussing.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Sing Along with Rich

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Sing old-time favorites with Richard Kagan. This is a teleconference event. First-time callers should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Sep
5
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners' Computers

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

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


Sep
5
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Intermediate Excel

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

Improve your productivity and boost your basic knowledge of Excel. Topics covered include; a review of the basics, creating and manipulating tables, and using formulas and functions. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills and knowledge of excel are required. Class Code: CC210


Sep
5
11:00AM

--to--

1:30PM

STARs: Senior Theater Acting Repertory

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
11:00AM

--to--

2:00PM

HSE/TASC Screenings

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Drop in Fridays until 2:00PM for a test of your readiness for the high school equivalency exam. You will be placed in a Bridge to HSE or pre-HSE class based on the results of your test. 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


Sep
5
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

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


Sep
5
11:00AM

--to--

1:30PM

Sewing Lab

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

We explore a variety of sewing techniques in a creative space while visiting, inspiring and helping each other. Several sewing machines are provided. Adults and teens at all levels of experience are welcome. We meet every Friday except holidays.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
11:15AM

--to--

11:45AM

Toddler Time

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

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.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Toddler Time

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Toddlers age 18-36 months 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


Sep
5
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Introduction to Computers

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

Learn basic steps in using a computer: how to use the mouse and keyboard, open and close windows, and the use of the toolbar and scroll bars. A valid Queens Library card and preregistration are required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Scrabble

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Exercise your brain at our Scrabble sessions for adults!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

We will discuss the following books this autumn at our discussion group: 9/5 - "Dear Life: Stories" by Alice Munro; 10/3 - "Etched in Sand" by Regina Calcaterra; 11/7 - "The Lowland" by Jhumpa Lahiri; 12/5: "Wild" by Cheryl Strayed *In IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor*

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
1:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Open Lab

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Search for a job, edit your resume or practice your computer skills. Participants are limited to three hours of lab time. To use the computers, you must create a JobMap account at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-634-1876 for more information.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
1:15PM

--to--

1:45PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Bring your supplies and make new friends!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
3:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Learn to play or improve your game. Beginners are welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
3:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Game Club and Movie Time

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Our youth counselor will play games and watch educational movies with teens. Movie days are every second and fourth Friday of the month and game days the first and third Fridays.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Game Day

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 1-6 can join us on Friday afternoons to play their favorite games.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Chess Club

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Practice your chess skills and make friends. Chess master Paul will teach new strategies to players.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Homework Help

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Help with homework 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


Sep
5
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Board Games and Coloring Time

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Children and teens are invited to color and play board games at the library.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Chess Club with New York Cares

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Learn to play or improve your game.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

TGIF Games

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Wii Games

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Play Just Dance, Super Mario Brothers and other Nintendo Wii games.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Education is the Key to Success

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Inspirationist Parthenia Brown will show you how to create a vision board to take home to help make your educational journey successful and keep you inspired to do your best.


Sep
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Fun Fridays

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Drop in for board games, puzzles, a craft or another fun activity.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Movie Night

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

The entire family will enjoy the grandfather of them all, "Batman: the Movie" (1966)! Light snacks will be provided but you can also bring your own.


Sep
5
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Teen Happy Hour

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Teens, end your busy week playing video and board games, listening to music or just hanging out with friends.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
4:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Around the World with Ms. Jackie

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Discover, explore and learn about other lands and people through books, maps, songs, poems and games!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
4:45PM

--to--

6:45PM

Recovery International

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

JobMap Orientation

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

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 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Sculpt

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
5:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Teen Beauty Workshop

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Beautify your nails at our salon workshop.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
5:45PM

--to--

6:45PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Blast

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

This fun, energetic aerobics class led by instructor Sondra Gray will burn calories, tone muscles and increase cardiovascular fitness for a full body workout. Participants should wear loose clothing and sneakers and bring a mat, towel and bottle of water. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
6:30PM

--to--

7:45PM

ShapeUp NYC: Calypso Cardio

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Instructor Debra Brown offers a total body workout that improves muscle strength and endurance and keeps the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen the cardiopulmonary system. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
6
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 7 openings

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


Sep
6
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
6
11:00AM

--to--

5:00PM

Discovery Day Street Fair

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
6
12:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Move with Us

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Roshani Thakore and Fumi Nakamura invite Queens immigrant residents to demonstrate physical stances in public spaces for an animated video to illustrate collective cultural gestures in Queens. “It is about cultural pride, Queens pride, community, immigrants and empowerment. Our goal is to collect 167 poses to represent the 167 cultures in Queens,” explains Thakore. Each participant will receive a custom-designed luggage tag as a memento.


Sep
6
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

The Genteel Affections of the Chinese Autumn Moon Festival

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Chinese traditional musicians and performers come together to celebrate the Chinese Autumn Festival and the world of ancient Chinese culture, playing guqin, flute, xiao and pipa, singing Kunqu opera, and performing a tea ceremony. Artists on stage include Qian Yi, Zhou Yi, Miao YiMing, Ma Bin, Zhao ZhiCheng and Zhang ZheDong. *In Auditorium, Lower Level*


Sep
6
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

Lincoln Center Local Presents Interweaving

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Guitarist Francisco Roldan and soprano Gretchen Farrar enchant in a bilingual concert of classical guitar and vocals, performing folk songs and classical arias from the Renaissance to the present and drawing on sources from Europe and North and South America.


Sep
6
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
6
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 Internet terminology, using a web browser, the basic structure of a website, searching, and Internet safety. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call 718-641-7086. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code CC110


Sep
6
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Family Film

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Join us for a screening of Disney's "Escape to Witch Mountain," rated G. This is the original 1975 version that some parents and grandparents may have enjoyed!


Sep
6
2:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Talks on Chinese Literature (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
6
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Let's Line Dance

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Let's line dance! Wear comfortable clothing and footwear. An exercise release will be required.


Sep
7
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

An Afternoon of Cross-Cultural Melodies with Ba Ban Chinese Music Society and Juliane Jones

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Two distinct artists from different parts of the world come together in a beautiful blending of cultures, sights and sounds. Join us to hear the unique sound of the ancient Chinese pipa and the carefree breeziness of the ukelele. *In Auditorium, Lower Level*


Sep
7
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Sunday Concerts @ Central Presents Redhoye Bangladesh

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Accomplished singer/songwriters Wahid Azad and Nazreen Azad present a performance of Bengali patriotic, folk and modern songs including dance presentations of Dhallywood music, dressed in traditional Bangladeshi costumes.


Sep
8
9:00AM

--to--

10:00AM

Skills Identification

Location: Far Rockaway
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) 327-2549. Class code JR110


Sep
8
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Basic Digital Photography (in Spanish)

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Photographer Sol Aramendi will use simple lessons, examples and practice to help amateurs improve their photographic skills. Participants will reflect about using the camera on themselves and will compile photo albums. Follow-up sessions will be held at the Queens Museum of Art on Mondays, 10/27 and 11/3 at 10:00AM–12:00PM.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Resume Workshop

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

Make your resume the best it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn how to get started, types of resumes, what to include and not include in a resume and tips for making a resume stronger. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718 327-2549 for more information. Class code JR130


Sep
8
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to the Internet

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

After this workshop, you will have the basic skills to begin to navigate the Internet. Topics covered include Internet terminology, using a web browser, the basic structure of a website, searching, and Internet safety. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call 718-641-7086. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code CC110


Sep
8
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Toddler Time

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-3 years 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


Sep
8
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mother Goose

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Infants and toddlers up to age 30 months enjoy a half hour of nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays and simple picture books.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
11:00AM

--to--

12:15PM

ShapeUp NYC: Total Body Conditioning for Adults

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Job Map Orientation

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

JobMap is a new Queens Library online tool that provides customized recommendations for job search help and computer training. In this workshop you will learn how to preregister for job-search workshops and computer-training classes, store your resumes and cover letters online, and get your resume reviewed online. For more information, call 718-634-4784.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Interview Skills

Location: Far Rockaway
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. Class Code: JR170. For more information please call (718) 327-2549.


Sep
8
11:15AM

--to--

12:15PM

Toddler Time

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Dance Fitness

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Job Search Strategies

Location: Howard Beach
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 is needed to start a job search; general and career-specific websites; and how to safely find and apply for jobs online. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-641-7086. Class code JR190


Sep
8
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

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


Sep
8
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Quilting Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Quilters work on individual or group projects and share ideas and techniques. Beginners are welcome. Bring your own supplies!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Korean Book Club

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
1:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Diabetes: A Self-Management Workshop

Location: Woodside
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 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 session, trained volunteer leaders will show you how to set goals and make a step-by-step plan to improve your life and health. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Domino Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Online Job Applications

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

In this workshop, you will begin to navigate online job applications swiftly and efficiently by learning how to register and build an employment profile on a job site, apply to online job postings and upload your resume to an online application. Basic computer skills and an email account are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-641-7086 for additional information. Class code JR160


Sep
8
1:15PM

--to--

1:45PM

Toddler Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Toddlers spend a half hour at the library with 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


Sep
8
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

English Conversation Club

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Day Book Club

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "The Golden Bowl" by Henry James.


Sep
8
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


Sep
8
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Classic Movie Mondays

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Enjoy classic movies every Monday. In September join us for classic westerns: 9/8 - "The Magnificent Seven" (1960); 9/15 - "Shane" (1953); 9/22 - "Red River" (1948); 9/29 - "The Searchers" (1956)

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
3:15PM

--to--

4:30PM

Homework Help

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 1-6 receive one-on-one tutoring.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

All ages and levels are welcome at our Club, which meets every Monday except holidays. Bring your own yarn, needles and ideas. Space is limited; preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
3:45PM

--to--

4:45PM

Gentle Yoga with Mirelle Netelle

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Relax with gentle yoga taught by Mirelle Netelle every Monday until the end of 2014!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Lego Building Club

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Children of all ages build fine motor skills while having fun playing with Legos and blocks.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Board Games

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-12 make new friends and have fun with a variety of board games and puzzles.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Family Program Series

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

These September afternoon programs offer educational, cultural and other fun activities that all members of the family can enjoy together.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
4:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Citizenship Class

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

In this four-part class you will learn about the naturalization process and factual information about the United States required for the naturalization test.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Origami

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Teens use origami to create objects out of paper.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Cover Letters

Location: Howard Beach
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, types of cover letters, what to include and not include and tips for making a cover letter stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-641-7086. Class code JR150


Sep
8
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
5:45PM

--to--

6:45PM

New York Cares Presents Computers For Beginners

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Sculpt for Adults

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Virginia Dominquez 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


Sep
8
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Chinese Moon Festival: Music for Piano and Flute

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Pianist Hannah Hsu Wang and flutist Stephen Josephs will perform classical and pop pieces, mostly moon-related, including some Chopin nocturnes, Beethoven's "Moonlight Sonata," and the songs "How High the Moon" and "Moon River," among others. *In Auditorium, Lower Level*


Sep
8
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Chess Club

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Teens teach and play chess with children in grades 3-8.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Treehouse Orientation

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

Treehouse is an online learning platform that allows users to access more than 1,000 video tutorials, quizzes, and code challenges created by expert teachers. Students can learn to code in languages such as Objective-C, HTML, CSS, PHP, Ruby, JavaScript and SQL. Basic computer skills and preregistration are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code CC310


Sep
8
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Zumba

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Instructor Tanya Gonzalez-Jorge teaches a dynamic and effective fitness workout that fuses Latin, international and popular dance themes. Space is limited. Participation is first come, first served. The program runs through December.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

Beginning Guitar with Tad Schaefer

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 to play the guitar with Tad Schaefer, graduate of Musician's Institute in Hollywood, CA and MA, Jazz Performance from Queens College. This class meets for 8 weeks on Monday evening. Bring your guitar and let's make some music! Space is limited. Preregistration is required. Preregister online or by calling 718-990-0728.

Central LibraryMon, Sep 15, 20146:30PM - 8:00PM

Sep
8
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Ballroom Dancing with Jing Chen

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

In our book group for adults this month we will discuss "The Buddha in the Attic" by Julie Otsuka.


Sep
8
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Dance Fitness

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Instructor Amber Adams combines a cross-cultural blend of dance styles and musical influences to give you a total body workout that is sure to increase strength and aerobic stamina. It's a fusion of fitness and fun. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
9
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Skills Identification

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

Learn how to define and categorize job skills, what skills are most sought by employers, and how to identify and market your skills to potential employers.
Class code: JR110. To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information please call (718)634-4784.


Sep
9
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Free Job Training and Certification Orientation

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
9
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction ot the Internet

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

Topics covered include Internet 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 718-634-1876. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code CC110


Sep
9
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Resume Workshop

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

Make your resume the best it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn how to get started, types of resumes, what to include and not include in a resume and tips for making a resume stronger. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call (718) 634-4784 for more information. Class code JR130


Sep
9
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Interview Skills

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

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job…now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly after the interview. Class Code: JR170. For more information please call (718)634-4784


Sep
9
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Intermediate Word

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

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


Sep
9
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Job Search Strategies

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 12 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? Visit the Job Information Center or call (718)990-8502.


Sep
9
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

At our monthly book group, to which all are invited, we will discuss "Tabloid City" by Pete Hamill.


Sep
9
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

History and Highlights of the 1939 World's Fair

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

It has been 75 years since the opening of the 1939 World's Fair, and the Queens Historical Society will present history and highlights about it. This is a teleconferenced event open to older adults and the homebound. Call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Sep
9
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Origami

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Learn origami, the Japanese art of paper folding, in this workshop for adults.


Sep
9
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

Sinatra

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Tom Smith recreates Sinatra's best-known hits and shares some little-known bio-facts about Ol’ Blue Eyes, from his humble origins in Hoboken to his incredible international success.


Sep
9
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Pinterest

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

Pinterest is a popular social media site that allows you to save images and links from the Internet, creating a virtual “pin board” of your interests. Learn about this tool for online sharing and marketing in this introductory workshop! Basic computer skills, knowledge of the Internet and preregistration are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-634-1876 for additional information. Class code CC130


Sep
9
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Job Search Strategies

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

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


Sep
9
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "The Gathering" by Anne Enright, a moving epic of a large Irish family gathered for the wake of one of their own.


Sep
9
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Chess Club is for all ages.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
9
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

Tween Time

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Tween Time, for grades 7 and 8, includes games, crafts, surprises and light snacks, every Tuesday after school.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
9
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Photographing Flowers

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

We will discuss how to photograph flowers and gardens to bring out their beauty in your prints and digital images. H. David Stein, a former surgeon who has studied at the International Center of Photography, has exhibited his award-winning photographs at the Smithsonian and other galleries. This workshop is sponsored by the Friends of Douglaston/Little Neck Library. Refreshments will be served. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
9
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Photographing Flowers

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

We will discuss how to photograph flowers and gardens to bring out their beauty in your prints and digital images. H. David Stein, a former surgeon who has studied at the International Center of Photography, has exhibited his award-winning photographs at the Smithsonian and other galleries. This workshop is sponsored by the Friends of Douglaston/Little Neck Library. Refreshments will be served. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
9
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Photographing Flowers

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

We will discuss how to photograph flowers and gardens to bring out their beauty in your prints and digital images. H. David Stein, a former surgeon who has studied at the International Center of Photography, has exhibited his award-winning photographs at the Smithsonian and other galleries. This workshop is sponsored by the Friends of Douglaston/Little Neck Library. Refreshments will be served. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
9
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Photographing Flowers

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

We will discuss how to photograph flowers and gardens to bring out their beauty in your prints and digital images. H. David Stein, a former surgeon who has studied at the International Center of Photography, has exhibited his award-winning photographs at the Smithsonian and other galleries. This workshop is sponsored by the Friends of Douglaston/Little Neck Library. Refreshments will be served. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
9
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Live Journal

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Would you like to learn how to create your own live journal or blog? Join us Tuesdays in September to find out!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
9
5:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

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

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

Sessions are in English and include a workshop and basic civics education. 9/9: Are you ready to be a U.S. citizen?/Introduction to American history; 9/16: Required documents and more/Introduction to American government and politics; 9/23: Common barriers to naturalization/American culture and geography; 9/30: 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


Sep
9
5:30PM

--to--

6:45PM

Scrabble Game Day

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Fans of this word game are invited to play. If possible, please bring your own Scrabble board.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
9
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.


Sep
10
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.


Sep
10
10:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Beginners' Sewing Circle for Women (in Bengali)

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Learn how to turn sewing skills into a career and earn money working for yourself. Lessons may include, but are not limited to, preparing and measuring fabrics, types of seams, finishing and pressing, and proper use of threads and tension for sewing. Basic math skills are required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

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


Sep
10
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Resumes and Cover Letters

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

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


Sep
10
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Computer Basics

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Learn how to operate a personal computer.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

You Be the Judge

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
10
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Breast-Feeding Basics

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

A lactation consultant from Flushing Hospital will address your questions and concerns in a program that will provide support, build confidence and assist with specific problems associated with breast-feeding a child. Mothers and future mothers, their partners, family members and friends are encouraged to attend.


Sep
10
11:00AM

--to--

12:45PM

Computers for Beginners

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

Everyone needs to know how to use a computer! We will show you how to send an email, surf the web and more.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
11:15AM

--to--

11:45AM

Toddler Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Toddler Time is a half 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


Sep
10
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Computers for Beginners

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

Learn computer basics, including setting up your own email address.


Sep
10
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

If you are a senior citizen who is a tenant in a rent controlled or stabilized apartment or hotel, find out if you qualify to have your rent frozen at the current level and exempt from future increases.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

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.

There are tories, rhymes and songs for ages 19 months to 3 years. Preregistration is required.

SunnysideWed, Sep 17, 201411:30AM - 12:00PM
SunnysideWed, Sep 24, 201411:30AM - 12:00PM
SunnysideWed, Oct 1, 201411:30AM - 12:00PM
SunnysideWed, Oct 8, 201411:30AM - 12:00PM

Sep
10
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Introduction to Email

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

Learn how to create an email account, log on, navigate your email account, send and reply to email messages, and attach documents. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are required. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org, visit the Job Information Center or call (718)641-7086.


Sep
10
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Introduction to Computers

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

After this workshop, you will be able to 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. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call (718) 990-8625. This is an introductory computer class; prior knowledge or skills are not required. Class code CC100

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Sep
10
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Beginners Excel

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

Learn how to navigate a spreadsheet, create workbooks, enter and edit data, and create charts and graphs. Basic computer skills are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information please call 718-641-7086.


Sep
10
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Computer Basics for Older Adults

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

Don't know how to use a computer? This workshop will get you started. You will learn the basic parts of a computer, how to use a keyboard and mouse and how to browse the Internet. Preregistration is required. Please call 718-990-0769 for more information or to preregister.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
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


Sep
10
2:00PM

--to--

3:45PM

Wednesday Movies in September

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This month's movies are: 9/10 - "The Angriest Man in Brooklyn," starring Robin Williams and Mila Kunis (rated R); 9/24 - "Words and Pictures," starring Clive Owen and Juliette Binoche (Rated PG-13).

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Movie Afternoons

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Spend an afternoon watching a movie in the comfort of the library! This month's selection is "Winter's Tale" (2014), rated PG-13.


Sep
10
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Introduction to Chair Yoga

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
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


Sep
10
3:30PM

--to--

4:15PM

Science Lab

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 1-6 enjoy fun, interactive science activities.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Family Movie Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Movies shown are appropriate for all ages.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

Zumba: Latin Dance Fitness

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

This Latin dance fitness program with instructor Miriam Acevedo uses dance moves from merengue, salsa, cha cha, cumbia and reggaeton to create a workout that helps you lose body fat, gain muscle and be 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


Sep
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

An Introduction to Classical Belly Dance with Noora

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
4:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Teen Movie

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

We will screen the 2014 hit "Divergent," rated PG-13, based on the best-selling book of the same name.


Sep
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Comics Club

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Read, watch and discuss your favorite comics, heroes, villains and storylines.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Chess Club

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Our chess club for children and teens is for all player levels. Intermediate and advanced players interested in volunteering as teachers are also welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Jewelry-Making

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Lego Building Club

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 1-6 can be creative and have fun with Lego building blocks. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

The Making of a Gentleman

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Young men will find out how to create a positive image through their actions, dress and speech.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
5:45PM

--to--

6:45PM

Job Readiness and Computer Basics with New York Cares

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Get help searching for jobs, filling out online applications and writing cover letters; receive guidance on pre- and post-interview questions; practice computer skills and learn the basics of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Fighting a Silent Killer

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Did you know that in the United States the hepatitis C virus is the most common bloodborne infection? Did you know that the prevalence of hepatitis C is highest among those born between 1945 and 1965? Did you know that an estimated 75% of those infected with hepatitis C are unaware they are infected? Learn about hepatitis C transmission, screening, diagnosis, treatment and community resources for those with the disease in this program presented by Global Health AspirAction.


Sep
10
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Skills Identification

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

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


Sep
11
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Job Search Strategies

Location: Seaside
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 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. For further information call (718)634-1876.


Sep
11
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


Sep
11
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mac : Basics

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

Learn the basics of Apple computers on our MacBook Pro laptops in these weekly Mac labs. This week's topics are the differences between Macs and PCs, using the mouse and navigating the Mac interface and applications. Preregistration is required online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code CC280


Sep
11
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


Sep
11
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Intermediate Excel

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

Improve your productivity and boost your basic knowledge of Excel. Topics covered include; a review of the basics, creating and manipulating tables, and using formulas and functions. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills and knowledge of excel are required. Class Code: CC210


Sep
11
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Online Job Applications

Location: Seaside
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 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. Class code JR160. For further information call (718)634-1876.


Sep
11
11:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

We have stories, songs, nursery rhymes and a simple craft for children ages 18 months to 3 years with their parent or other adult caregiver.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
11
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mother Goose

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

There are fingerplays and games for children ages 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 accompanied by a parent.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
11
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Toddler Learning Center

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Join us for a 5-session children’s play group and learning opportunities for parents or caregivers.

Professionals from such fields as nutrition, physical fitness, speech therapy and child psychology speak with adults, make simple referrals and give advice while children play.

For children ages 18-36 months.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
11
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


Sep
11
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

Cover Letters

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

Make your cover letter the best that it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn how to get started, types of cover letters, what to include and not include and tips for making a cover letter stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code JR130. For further information call (718)634-1876.


Sep
11
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


Sep
11
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Intermediate PowerPoint

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


Sep
11
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Sep
11
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

French for Beginners

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Learn basic French using the latest resources in interactive audio-visuals.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
11
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Pounds Fitness, Back-to-School Edition

Location: Arverne
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!


Sep
11
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Tear Apart Thursday

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

We will rip apart discarded electronics to try and figure out how they work and also build some basic electronics.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
11
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Personal Branding Online

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

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


Sep
11
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

National Hispanic Heritage Month

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children will search online for images of Hispanic-American heroes to cut and paste onto construction paper.


Sep
11
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Cartooning Workshop

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 3-6 learn how to draw simple cartoons. Preregistration is required.


Sep
11
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Kids Club

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

If you like to explore science, art and more, with hands-on projects and fun, then Kids Club is for you! It offers something new and different every month for children ages 8-12.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
11
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Queens Stamp Club

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Philatelists meet to discuss their hobby.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
11
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Steampunk Jewelry Design

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

Phyllis Ger will demonstrate how to create steampunk jewelry from 19th century mechanical parts, using design ideas from that period. Materials will be provided. Space is limited. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
11
5:30PM

--to--

7:00PM

Night Book Club

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "Golem and Jinni" by Helene Wecker.


Sep
11
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Meditation Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
11
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

North Shore-Long Island Jewish Medical Group Presents: Stress Reduction Workshop

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Stress can adversely affect your health. Sophia Y. Lee, M.D., will discuss techniques to reduce or cope with it. *In IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor*


Sep
11
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

We will discuss John Grisham's "Skipping Christmas."


Sep
11
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Typing Skills

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Discover home keys and learn how to type faster and more accurately using the Mavis Beacon typing method at this program for children ages 7-12. Space is limited. First come, first served.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
11
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Introduction to Email

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

Learn how to create an email account, log on, navigate your email account, send and reply to email messages, and attach documents. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are required. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org, visit the Job Information Center or call (718)990-8625.
class code:CC120


Sep
11
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

eBook Workshop

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Learn how to get the latest eBooks from Queens Library on your reader, tablet or phone. iPads are available for at-home use.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
11
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Block Association

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Members of the community meet every second Thursday of the month to exchange ideas and come up with solutions for community problems.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
12
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Can You Hear Me?

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Registered nurse Kathy Moran leads a discussion about how to manage hearing loss related to aging. This is a teleconference event open to older adults and the homebound. First-time callers should preregister at 718-464-0084.


Sep
12
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Facebook

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

Learn about the social media site that everyone is using, and how you can use it to stay in touch with loved ones, keep up with the news, and leverage your network for your job search! We will help you set up your new Facebook account and answer your questions. Basic computer knowledge, internet skills, and a valid email account required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-634-4784 for additional information. Class Code: CC130


Sep
12
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Internet for Beginners

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

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


Sep
12
11:00AM

--to--

6:00PM

Defensive Driving

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

These driving classes are offered by AARP.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
12
11:00AM

--to--

6:00PM

Driver Safety

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This AARP course is open to anyone with a New York State driver's license. Because 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


Sep
12
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Computers for Beginners

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Learn how to use a computer, search the Queens Library catalog and the Internet, and create an email account. Preregistration is required.


Sep
12
11:30AM

--to--

1:30PM

Movie Fridays

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Watch the latest and hottest releases in the cool of the library! Today's feature is "Heaven is for Real" (2014), rated PG.


Sep
12
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

We offer stories, songs and rhymes for ages 6-18 months.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
12
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Story and Coloring Time

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18-35 months, accompanied by a parent or caregiver, enjoy stories, songs, fingerplay rhymes and coloring activities.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
12
1:00PM

--to--

2:15PM

English Conversation Classes

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Adults improve their English through group conversations about everyday topics.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
12
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

Am I Blue? A Blues Revue with Stacia Hobdy

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Vocalist Stacia Hobdy sings the blues in the styles of Etta James, B.B. King, Joe Williams and Billie Holiday.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
12
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Healthy Foods, Healthy Eating and Blood Pressure Screening (in Haitian Creole)

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Attendees will learn how to achieve balanced nutrition, how to keep their bones strong with calcium and vitamin D, and the importance of being physically active. There will be also be a blood pressure screening.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
12
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Movie Time for Kids

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

In honor of Roald Dahl's birthday on September 13, we will screen the film "James and the Giant Peach," based on Dahl's novel by the same title.


Sep
12
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Gardening Club

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Help us care for our garden! This is an activity for all ages and gardening experience. A green thumb is not required!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
12
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Connect Four Tournament

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
12
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Wii Fridays

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us on Friday afternoons for fun and friendly Wii competition!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
12
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Gaming Galore

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Children and teens age 8 and older are invited to join us every Friday afternoon to play console and board games.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
12
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Back-to-School Science Experiments Film Festival

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Parents, teachers and students in grade 7 and up can observe great science experiments on the big screen.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
12
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Make Your Own Treasure Box

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

Make a personalized box to hold reminders of your great summer or use it for all the stuff you will collect this coming school year. Open to students in 5th grade and higher. Preregistration is suggested.


Sep
12
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

On Top of Spaghetti

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Miss Susan has sat in Jello, gotten slimed, did the Chicken Dance, been sprayed with Silly String, hugged a snake and read to an alligator. For this year's Challenge, we needed at least 300 children registered and at least 4,000 books read. To pay off the Challenge bet, Miss Susan will sit in a vat of spaghetti. Children should bring a little plastic baggie of spaghetti to fill the pot Miss Susan will sit in. Refreshments will be served.


Sep
12
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Chess Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Children age 8 and up learn the art of chess.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
12
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Legos

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Children in grade 2 and up are invited to create "whatever" using the library's Legos.


Sep
12
6:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Discovery Team Science

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Join the D-Team for science experiments for children in grade 2 and up!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
13
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Microsoft Excel for Spanish Speakers

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

Learn how to create a worksheet and perform calculations. 9/13-Introduction to Microsoft Excel; 9/20-Calculations and worksheets; 9/27-Workbooks and layout. Customers should be able to use the keyboard and mouse and open and close applications. Customers are encouraged to attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning Saturday, September 6 at 9:00AM.

FlushingSat, Sep 20, 20149:30AM - 12:00PM
FlushingSat, Sep 27, 20149:30AM - 12:00PM

Sep
13
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners Word

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

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


Sep
13
10:00AM

--to--

4:00PM

Ridgewood Fun Day

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Join us for a full day of fun at the library! Activities include a flea market, a kids’ craft table, face-painting and more. Food and beverages will also be available.


Sep
13
10:00AM

--to--

2:00PM

SHSAT Practice Exam

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Kaplan and the Teen Space will administer a practice exam for those preparing to take the Specialized High School Admissions Test who want to get a taste of what the actual exam will entail. Prerregistration through Kaplan is required. Sign up at Kaptest.com/SHSATPractice.


Sep
13
10:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Fresh Meadows Poets

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Local poets meet to discuss and critique their work.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
13
10:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Hindi Poetry Recital

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Join us for an afternoon of Hindi poetry hosted by Ashok Singh, Chair of the New York Chapter of the International Hindi Association.


Sep
13
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

New York Vocal Artists Research Center Presents a Fall Concert

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

New York Vocal Artists Research Center was founded in October 2008 in New York, and its members have been performing for the community ever since. It has become a cradle of great singers. This concert will feature Chinese folk songs and Italian opera arias. *In Auditorium, Lower Level*


Sep
13
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Lincoln Center Local Presents Fiesta Flamenca

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Flamenco is one of the most popular Spanish art forms because of the great intensity of its music. Dancers, singers and guitarists in full flamenco costume present a variety of dances revealing a life full of pride, passion, honor, love, and sorrow. The talented dancers and musicians of Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana explore the range of flamenco expression in this vibrant and engaging program.


Sep
13
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Microsoft Word 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 document and work with tables. 9/13-Introduction to Microsoft Word; 9/20-Creating and Saving Documents; 9/27-Working with tables and printing. Customers should have basic computer skills, such as knowing how to use the keyboard, mouse and how to open and close applications. Customers are encouraged to attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Reference desk beginning Saturday, September 6 at 10:00AM.

Langston HughesSat, Sep 20, 20142:00PM - 4:30PM
Langston HughesSat, Sep 27, 20142:00PM - 4:30PM

Sep
13
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Education and the Family (in English and Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

City- and borough-wide high school fairs take place in late September and October. This workshop, part of an ongoing series on education and the family, will detail the process of choosing, applying to and registering for public high schools. It is presented in cooperation with the Association of Chinese-English Bilingual Educators. Rooms A&B, Lower Level


Sep
13
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Beginners Excel

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

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


Sep
13
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Basic Drawing (in Spanish)

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Excerise your creativity by learning how to draw with artist Georgie Flores. Follow-up sessions will take place at the Queens Museum of Art on Saturdays, 10/11-11/1, 2:30-4:30PM

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

Additional Dates


Sep
13
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

Plaza Theatrical Productions Presents "Winnie the Pooh"

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Bring the family and enjoy this musical version of the timeless classic, in which Winnie the Pooh, Tigger and the rest of the pals in the Hundred Acre Wood learn that the best gift of all is friendship.


Sep
13
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

The Music of Judy Garland: "Why, Oh Why Can't I?"

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Plaza Theatrical Productions Ltd. presents a musical biography of Judy Garland and the songs she made famous.


Sep
13
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Movie Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

In "Girl with a Pearl Earring" (2003), rated PG-13, a young house servant of painter Johannes Vermeer becomes his talented assistant and the model for one of his most famous works.


Sep
13
3:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Breast Cancer Seminar (in English and Bengali)

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Learn about breast cancer from experts in this bilingual English/Bengali program to be held at the Jewish Center of Jackson Heights, 37-06 77th Street.


Sep
13
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Gaming on the Wii

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 can have fun and get fit while standing in one place with Wii tennis, bowling and boxing.


Sep
13
4:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Pingtung Hakka Music and Dance Troupe Presents Hakka Music and Dance

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Pingtung Hakka Music and Dance Troupe presents, for the entertainment of the American audience, oversea Hakka descendants and Taiwanese compatriots, Hakka popular and folk tunes, nursery songs, aboriginal Cantonese music and original compositions. In Auditorium, Lower Level


Sep
14
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Obligations under the New York State Dignity for All Students Act

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Representatives of Guercio and Guercio, LLP, an education law firm, will conduct a workshop and open discussion for concerned parents, teachers and students on the public school's obligation to protect students from bullying under the New York State Dignity for All Students Act. Student discipline will also be discussed. This program is presented by the American Chinese Women's Association of New York. *In Rooms A&B, Lower Level*


Sep
14
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

The Life and Art of Peking Opera Performers: Opera Dreams

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The journeys of Chinese-American opera artists to America are described through Peking opera, costumes, make-up and storytelling.


Sep
15
9:00AM

--to--

10:00AM

Job Search Strategies

Location: Far Rockaway
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? Visit the Job Information Center or call (718) 327-2549.


Sep
15
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Online Job Applications

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

In this workshop, you will begin to navigate online job applications swiftly and efficiently by learning how to register and build an employment profile on a job site, apply to online job postings and upload your resume to an online application. Basic computer skills and an email account are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code JR160. For further information call (718) 327-2549.


Sep
15
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers

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

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


Sep
15
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Introduction to Computers and the Internet

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Learn how to turn the computer on and off and use the keyboard and mouse, well as how to search and browse the web and type a website address. Space is limited; first come, first served.


Sep
15
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

La Leche League of Queens

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

This breast-feeding support group meets monthly.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
15
11:00AM

--to--

5:00PM

Smart Drivers Course

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
15
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Cover Letters

Location: Far Rockaway
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. For further information call 718-634-4784. Class code JR130


Sep
15
11:00AM

--to--

5:00PM

Defensive Driving

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
15
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

English for Speakers of Hindi

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

These are beginning level classes. Please preregister in person at the Reference Desk.


Sep
15
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Salary Negotiations

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

Before you start talking salary with a prospective employer, you need to know how much you and the job are worth. Learn how to negotiate in this workshop! Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-641-7086 for more information.


Sep
15
11:30AM

--to--

5:30PM

Safe Driving for Older Adults

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

AARP offers this 6-hour driving safety course. Preregister directly at 888-227-7669.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
15
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

English Conversation Classes

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

This weekly conversation program is for adults who want to practice their English.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
15
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Networking

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

Networking is the development of professional relationships. In today’s job market, it is one of the best ways to find a job. Through networking, you can exchange information with others about job opportunities, interesting organizations, or up and coming industries. Learn about the basics of networking in this workshop. Class code: JR190. To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-641-7086.


Sep
15
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

How to Prevent and Manage Diabetes (in Russian)

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

Family practitioner Irina Belman, M.D., will explain what diabetes is, why early diagnosis is important and how to manage diabetes and prevent complications from it. There will be a question-and-answer session following the presentation.


Sep
15
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Storytime

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children in pre-school to grade 2 and their parents or other adult caregivers have fun at storytime with books, a simple craft or activity, and age-appropriate music.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
15
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

After-School Storytime

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-5 years enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and movement activities with the Children's Librarian. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
15
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Fitness Boot Camp

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

Let's exercise! The bodyweight exercises at our boot camp will help keep you fit.


Sep
15
4:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Solar Power Opportunities

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Grid Alternatives offers this 2 1/2 hour pre-service orientation for volunteers interested in learning to install solar PV systems in their neighborhood. Homeowners can learn about solar power and see if they qualify for free or low-cost installation.


Sep
15
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Maker Mondays

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

We provide materials and a weekly challenge. You do the creating! For ages 5-12

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

Additional Dates


Sep
15
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Children's Afterschool Program

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Afterschool activities enhance children’s social and academic skills. Our afterschool series takes place on various afternoons in September.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
15
5:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Discovery Team Science

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Join the D-Team for science experiments for children in grade 2 and up!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
15
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


Sep
15
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

History and Headlines: A Book Discussion Group

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Our non-fiction book group meets on or about the third Monday of every month. For more information, call 718-721-2462.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
15
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Author Talk with Mitchell S. Jackson

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Mitchell S. Jackson will discuss "The Residue Years," which the New York Times has praised as "a powerful debut novel" about growing up in a crack-ravaged neighborhood of Portland, Oregon in the 1990s. There will be a question-and-answer session following the presentation as well as a book-signing of "The Residue Years."


Sep
15
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

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

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
15
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Mac Monday: DIY Movies

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

Create, shoot, and edit your very own short film in this 3 session class. We will be using a simple handheld digital video camera and iMovie to create the video. Bring your writing chops and acting face! Basic Mac skills required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information.


Sep
15
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Ridgewood Book Club

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "Turn of Mind" by Alice LaPlante.


Sep
15
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Authentic Spanish Cuadro Flamenco with Maya de Silva and Flamenco Revolution

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

A "cuadro flamenco" is the traditional performance unit for an authentic flamenco show, "cuadro," like "quatro," implying a set of four: guitarist, singer, dancer and percussionist. This authentic performance of Spanish flamenco also features traditional instrumentation.


Sep
16
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Email

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

Learn how to open an email account, send and delete messages and use different email functions.


Sep
16
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Microsoft Word for Beginners

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

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


Sep
16
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Networking

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

Networking is the development of professional relationships. In today’s job market, it is one of the best ways to find a job. Through networking, you can exchange information with others about job opportunities, interesting organizations, or up and coming industries. Learn about the basics of networking in this workshop. Class code: JR190. To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-634-4784.


Sep
16
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

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.


Sep
16
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Salary Negotiations

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

Before you start talking salary with a prospective employer, you need to know how much you and the job are worth. Learn how to negotiate in this workshop! Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-634-4784 for more information.


Sep
16
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to Email

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

In this introductory workshop, you will learn how to create, log on to and navigate an email account, send and receive email messages, and attach documents. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-634-1876. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code CC120


Sep
16
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to Facebook

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 openings

Learn about Facebook and construct your own profile.


Sep
16
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

LinkedIn

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

LinkedIn is a social networking website that allows you to manage your professional identity, build and engage with your professional network, and access knowledge, insights, and opportunities. 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


Sep
16
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Intermediate PowerPoint

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


Sep
16
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Resumes and Cover Letters

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

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


Sep
16
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Design Your Own Lace Bracelet

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 8 openings

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
16
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

Meditation for Optimum Well-Being

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Incorporating meditation into one’s day has many positive effects. Renate Lanotte shares a simple technique that can help you in all aspects of your life.


Sep
16
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Resumes and Cover Letters

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

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


Sep
16
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Facebook

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

Learn about the social media site that everyone is using, and how you can use it to stay in touch with loved ones, keep up with the news, and leverage your network for your job search! We will help you set up your new Facebook account and answer your questions. Basic computer knowledge, internet skills, and a valid email account required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-634-1876 for additional information. Class Code: CC130


Sep
16
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

Music from Around the World: A Concert Featuring Peter J. LaRosa

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

The diversity of New York is reflected in this program’s international mix of songs that includes everything from ballads to bossa nova and will delight a broad audience.


Sep
16
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Composting

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

Learn the basics of composting with an expert from Queens Botanical Garden. This workshop will cover the particulars about outdoor and indoor composting as well as background information on what and why to compost, the decomposition process and compost troubleshooting. Light refreshments will be served. Preregistration is required; call 718-225-8414 or preregister online. This program is sponsored by the Friends of Douglaston/Little Neck Library.


Sep
16
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Knit and Crocheting Club

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Bring your knitting and crochet project for a social afternoon. Drop by any time between 5:00 and 6:30PM and stay as long as you like!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
16
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Introduction to Excel

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

Learn how to create spreadsheets and tables and use formulas. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are necessary. Preregistration is required by phone or in person at the Cyber Center Desk. For details, please call 718-990-0769.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
17
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.

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


Sep
17
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 over. Please call the library for preregistration information.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
17
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Resumes and Cover Letters

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

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


Sep
17
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Interview Skills

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. For more information please call 718-990-8625. Class code JR170


Sep
17
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

Join us for nursery rhymes, songs, stories, fingerplays and more, for infants age 18 months and under!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
17
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

The Poet in You

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Guest poet , Gayle Danley, National Individual Poetry Slam Champion. Tap into your natural ability to enjoy and create original poetry in this teleconferenced discussion group. First-time callers must call Mail-a-Book for access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
17
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

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.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
17
11:30AM

--to--

1:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

We will discuss James Baldwin's "The Fire Next Time," a powerful evocation of his childhood in Harlem and an enduring plea against the injustices of racism.


Sep
17
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
17
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Introduction to Computers

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

After this workshop, you will be able to begin to take advantage of everything 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. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call (718) 641-7086. This is an introductory computer class; prior knowledge or skills are not required. Class code CC100


Sep
17
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Intermediate Excel

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

Improve your productivity and boost your basic knowledge of Excel. Topics covered include; a review of the basics, creating and manipulating tables, and using formulas and functions. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills and knowledge of excel are required. Class Code: CC210


Sep
17
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Introduction to the Internet

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

After this workshop, you will have the basic skills to begin to navigate the Internet. Topics covered include Internet terminology, using a web browser, the basic structure of a website, searching, and Internet safety. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call 718-641-7086. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code CC110


Sep
17
1:30PM

--to--

2:45PM

That Old Mercer Magic: A Tribute to Johnny Mercer Featuring Diane Hoffman

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Vocalist Diane Hoffman presents a musical tribute to Johnny Mercer, the prolific lyricist responsible for close to 1,500 songs, including "Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive," "That Old Black Magic," "Come Rain or Come Shine," "Moon River" and other American standards.


Sep
17
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

We meet once a month to read and discuss a great book. The selection for June is "The Bookstore" by Deborah Meyler.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
17
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

We meet once a month to read and discuss a great book. 6/18: "The Bookstore" by Deborah Meyler; 7/23: "Clara and Mr. Tiffany" by Susan Vreeland; 8/20: "The Forever Girl" by Alexander McCall Smith; 9/17: "A Well-Tempered Heart" by Jan-Philipp Sendker; 10/22: "The Snow Queen" by Michael Cunningham; 11/19: "China Dolls" by Lisa See

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

Additional Dates


Sep
17
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "The Dovekeepers" by Alice Hoffman.


Sep
17
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

This month's selection at our book discussion group for adults is "The Namesake" by Jhumpa Lahiri.


Sep
17
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


Sep
17
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

Health Chat for Seniors: Where Are My Keys?

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This month's Wednesday health topic for older adults, presented by Naturally Occurring Retirement Community Without Walls (NORC WOW), is a discussion on memory loss and maintaining healthy cognitive functioning. Blood pressure screenings will be available from 1:30-1:45PM.


Sep
17
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


Sep
17
3:00PM

--to--

3:45PM

Tween Time

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Relax, have fun and make new friends at our afterschool sessions.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
17
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Music of Winnie-the-Pooh

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Puppeteer Nicola McEldowney and her puppets sing songs about our friends from the Hundred Acre Wood for children ages 3-10. There will also be a puppet meet-and-greet. Be ready to sing, laugh, dance and talk to puppets!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
17
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

September Craft

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

Join us for an autumn-themed book and craft for children ages 4-8. Four-year-olds must be accompanied by a parent or other caregiver. Preregistration is required.


Sep
17
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Magic Workshop with Seth Dale

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

Internationally-acclaimed magician Seth Dale will shock and amaze in this magic workshop!


Sep
17
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Immigration Update for Haitians (in Haitian Creole)

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

September 17 is Citizenship Day. Community liaison specialists from the New York State Office for New Americans will provide information on Temporary Protected Status (TPS), adjustment of status, naturalization and citizenship.


Sep
17
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Korean Cultural Program

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us for Cultural afternoons learning about Arts, painting, and how to speak and write in Korean.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
17
5:30PM

--to--

6:45PM

Zumba Exercise for Adults

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 24 openings

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


Sep
17
5:30PM

--to--

6:45PM

Help Save a Life: On-Site CPR Training

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

The FDNY Mobile CPR Training Unit teaches the core skills of adult cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, which could make a difference in saving the life of a family member, friend or co-worker. Preregistration is required. Call the library or sign up on-line.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
17
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Resumes and Cover Letters

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

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


Sep
18
9:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Beginners Word

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

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


Sep
18
9:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Friends of the Library Executive Board Meeting

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

All community members are welcome to attend the Friends of the Library monthly meeting.


Sep
18
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

DIY Business Cards

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

A business card can be a great way to stay in a new contact’s mind. In this workshop, participants will learn how to create business cards using Microsoft Publisher and will leave with 10 of their very own cards. Basic computer skills are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call (718) 990-8625 for additional information. Class code CC250


Sep
18
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


Sep
18
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Salary Negotiations

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

Have you been offered a new job? If so, do you know the best way to conduct salary negotiations? Before you start negotiating with a prospective employer about salaries, you need to find out how much you (and the job) are worth. Learn how to negotiate salaries in this workshop! Class Code: JR300.
To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-634-1876.


Sep
18
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


Sep
18
11:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

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

Join us for stories, songs and fun for ages 2-4. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
18
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Autumn Storytime

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Preschoolers and toddlers ages 18 months to 4 years will enjoy 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


Sep
18
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Beginners PowerPoint

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

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


Sep
18
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


Sep
18
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Bilingual Book Discussion

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "The Giver" by Lois Lowry.


Sep
18
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Beginners Excel

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

Learn how to navigate a spreadsheet, create workbooks, enter and edit data, and create charts and graphs. Basic computer skills are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information please call (718)634-4784.


Sep
18
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Networking

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

Networking is the development of professional relationships. In today’s job market, it is one of the best ways to find a job. Through networking, you can exchange information with others about job opportunities, interesting organizations or up-and-coming industries. Learn about the basics of networking in this workshop. To preregister, visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-634-1876. Class code JR190


Sep
18
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


Sep
18
1:30PM

--to--

2:45PM

Everything Old Is New Again

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Vocalist Diana Templeton croons the afternoon away with a selection of standards from the Great American Songbook and medleys of songs made famous by Doris Day and Judy Garland.


Sep
18
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Sep
18
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "The Girl You Left Behind" by Jojo Moyes at this meeting of our book discussion group for adults.


Sep
18
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Interactive Picture Book Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

On Thursday afternoons Ms. Lucy holds a fun, interactive, flannel-board bubble story time for children ages 5-12.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
18
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 8-12 will work on seasonal crafts while listening to age-appropriate music. Supplies are limited; come early, please!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
18
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Twitter

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


Sep
18
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Fall Origami

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children will learn how to fold paper to create a boat, a school bus and a star. All materials will be provided.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
18
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Creative Chess Workshop

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Participants will learn both basic and advanced chess strategies, which build critical-thinking skills, improve problem-solving ability and encourage thoughtful decision-making.


Sep
18
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Craft Time

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Children of all ages are welcome to our Thursday afternoon arts and craft program.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
18
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Autumn Arts and Crafts

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Celebrate autumn with leafy projects and crafts in this program for ages 6-14!


Sep
18
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Beaded Bracelet Workshop for Adults

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

Learn how to design your own beaded bracelet. Preregistration is required. Space is limited.


Sep
18
5:15PM

--to--

6:00PM

Creative Writing

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
18
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

On selected Thursdays of the month we discuss a book. This month's selection is
"The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot.


Sep
18
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Maspeth
Registration: Not required

Join us for a discussion of Tom Perrotta's novel "The Leftovers." Copies of the book are available at the Reference Desk.


Sep
18
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Getting More From Google Accounts (Google Docs)

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

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


Sep
18
8:00PM

--to--

9:00PM

After Hours: A Short Story Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
19
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Medicare Minutes

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Nancy Herman joins us from the Medicare Rights Center in this teleconferenced program. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
19
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Email for Beginners

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

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


Sep
19
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Treehouse Orientation

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


Sep
19
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Salary Negotiations

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


Sep
19
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Computers for Beginners

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
19
11:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Movement

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Young children will enjoy age-appropriate movement activities.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
19
11:30AM

--to--

12:15PM

Stretch and Flex Yoga for Adults

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

This course is designed to improve the body's movement by increasing blood flow to joints, muscles and internal organs and thereby increasing oxygen to the cells. It has a relaxation component and is great for de-stressing. Bring a yoga mat, towel and water bottle and wear comfortable, stretchable attire. Space is limited to 10 participants. Preregistration is required. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Douglaston/Little Neck Library.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
19
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

This half-hour of storytime with books, exercise, songs, bubbles, a parachute game and fingerplays is for ages 2-5.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
19
12:30PM

--to--

12:45PM

Babies and Books

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Infants up to age 24 months will hear stories, sing, bounce and enjoy light creative movement with puppets and bubbles.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
19
1:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Film Screening: "The Godfather"

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

"The Godfather" is a 1972 American crime film directed by Francis Ford Coppola and produced by Albert S. Ruddy from a screenplay by Mario Puzo and Coppola.
The film stars Marlon Brando and Al Pacino as the leaders of a fictional New York crime family. The story, spanning the years 1945-55, centers on the transformation of Michael Corleone from naive youngest son to ruthless Mafia boss while also chronicling the family under the patriarch Vito Corleone.


Sep
19
1:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

Movie Time

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

"Saving Mr. Banks" tells the story of how Walt Disney courted P.L. Travers into letting him option the rights to her book "Mary Poppins." Starring Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson and Colin Farrell. Directed by John Lee Hancock; rated PG-13; 125 min.; 2013


Sep
19
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

La Leche League

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

This local group provides information and support to mothers who breastfeed.


Sep
19
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

The New York World's Fairs: 1939-40 and 1964-65

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Noted historian Ron Marzlock takes the Greatest Generation and the Baby Boom on a trip through their own history, with more than 200 images of the World's Fairs that are a must-see for Queens residents who were there. And if you are young enough to have missed both, it's a great education about what yesterday thought today was supposed to look like. Refreshments will be served.


Sep
19
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Author Talk with Hia Chakroborty

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Young Adult author Hia Chakraborty discusses her new book, "Aurora's Ashes."


Sep
19
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Board Game Time

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 3-6 have fun paying a variety of board games and a word game, too!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
19
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Movies at McGoldrick

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

This month's feature is "The Amazing Spider-Man 2," rated PG-13.


Sep
19
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Save or Spend?

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

TD Bank presents two workshops for children on the relative merits of spending and saving money. Each child will receive a small gift at the end of the program.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
19
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Game Day

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Play one of our many board games! All ages are invited.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
19
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Author Talk and Book Signing: C. Alex Hortis, "The Mob and the City"

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Informative, authoritative and eye-opening, this is the first full-length book devoted exclusively to uncovering the hidden history of how the Mafia came to dominate organized crime in New York City during the 1930s through 1950s. Book will be available for sale and signing after the discussion.


Sep
19
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Board Games

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Play board games with your friends! This program is for children in grade 2 and up.


Sep
20
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Intermediate Word

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


Sep
20
10:00AM

--to--

2:00PM

SAT/ACT Combo Practice Test

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Kaplan and the Teen Space will offer a practice exam for students getting ready to take the SAT and ACT tests. Registration through Kaplan is required. Sign up at http://bit.ly/SATPT. Enter the Central Library zip code, 11432, to find the listing.


Sep
20
12:00PM

--to--

2:15PM

Foundation for Fighting Blindness

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

The group meets monthly to share information and support.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
20
12:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Asian Real Estate Association of America Presents a First-Time Home Buyer's A-Z Seminar

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This seminar will discuss the appraisal process, surveys, titling, home owner's insurance and first-time home buyer grant programs. Real estate transactions will be conducted in a role-play format. In Rooms A&B, Lower Level


Sep
20
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

The Art of Memoir Mapping

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Authors TS Bradley and Emmanuelle (Laura Torres) will show you how at a memoir-writing workshop that will release the inner voice you've been longing to hear. Saturday, 9/20: Memoir mapping; Saturday, 10/4: Live readings

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

Additional Dates


Sep
20
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Lincoln Center Local Presents Villalobos Brothers: Redefining Latin Music

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Masterfully blending the indigenous rhythms and melodies of their native Veracruz with the intricate harmonies of jazz and classical music, the Villalobos Brothers deliver an intoxicating brew of musical virtuosity that awakens the senses as it redefines our notions of Latin music. The performance will include a question-and-answer session with the artists.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
20
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Intermediate Excel

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

Improve your productivity and boost your basic knowledge of Excel. Topics covered include; a review of the basics, creating and manipulating tables, and using formulas and functions. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills and knowledge of excel are required. Class Code: CC210


Sep
20
2:00PM

--to--

2:15PM

Junior SMART Club

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Children ages 4-8 will work collaboratively in groups, reading and playing games that use high frequency sight words. SMART stands for Science, Math, Art, Reading and Technology. This Junior SMART Club program emphasizes reading and science.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
20
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

Broadway through the Years: Berlin to Webber with Peter J. LaRosa

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Peter LaRosa performs the music of Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers and Andrew Lloyd Webber in this program of great Broadway show tunes.


Sep
20
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

Mitch Kahn Sings Academy Award-Winning Songs

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Singer and pianist Mitch Kahn celebrates the legacies of Jerome Kern, Irving Berlin, the Gershwins, Johnny Mercer and others.


Sep
20
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Caring for a Person with a Memory Problem (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The Alzheimer’s Association, New York City Chapter, offers a monthly support group in Mandarin Chinese for people caring for a person with Alzheimer’s or any of the other dementias. Our support group is a secure and safe place to share your experiences. This group will meet in July Sat 19, August Sat 16 and September Sat 20.


Sep
20
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Music of Colombia by Folklore Urbano

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Folklore Urbano celebrates the history and culture of Colombia with traditional instruments and music. Led by innovative bandleader Pablo Mayor, Folklore Urbano promotes educational outreach programs and music residencies in addition to introducing Colombian music to the world stage.


Sep
21
12:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Understanding Hepatitis B (in English and Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Hepatitis B is a very common viral infection that has no signs or symptoms. It is very treatable, but can cause liver cancer if untreated. Drs. Weining Liang, Guo Wenbin, William Li and Jianjun Li will explain the prevention and treatment of the disease. *In IRC Conference Room*


Sep
21
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

St. Luke's Subway Series: Five Borough Library Tour

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble will appear at Queens Library as part of its neighborhood five-borough library tour, performing music for wind quintet by Barber, Bach, Bozza, Ligeti and Paquito D'Rivera. In Auditorium, Lower Level


Sep
22
9:00AM

--to--

4:00PM

No Cost Digital Mammograms

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

No-cost digital mammograms are available for women aged 40 and older with health insurance, or aged 50 and older without health insurance, who are current New York City residents and have had no mammogram in the past 12 months; no co-pays are required and deductibles will be waived. To schedule an appointment, call 877-628-9090.


Sep
22
9:00AM

--to--

10:00AM

Job Search Strategies

Location: Far Rockaway
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? Visit the Job Information Center or call (718) 327-2549.


Sep
22
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Getting More From Google Accounts (Google Docs)

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


Sep
22
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Networking

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Networking is the development of professional relationships. In today’s job market, it is one of the best ways to find a job. Through networking, you can exchange information with others about job opportunities, interesting organizations or up-and-coming industries. Learn about the basics of networking in this workshop. To preregister, visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-327-2549. Class code JR190


Sep
22
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Storytime

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Young children 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


Sep
22
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Email

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Learn how to create and manage an email account and contacts list, send and receive messages, and add attachments. Basic mouse and keyboard skills are required. Space is limited; first come, first served.


Sep
22
11:00AM

--to--

5:00PM

Defensive Driving for Older Drivers

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

This six-hour AARP course is designed for seniors, but drivers of all ages are welcome. Because it is offered by AARP, there is a minimal fee to attend: $20 for AARP members and $25 for nonmembers, payable to AARP by check or money order only. The class will run from 11:00AM to 6:00PM. Preregister with Ms. Downing at 718-479-8914.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
22
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Baby and Me

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
22
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Crafts

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Young children develop listening skills and eye-hand coordination working on simple crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
22
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Social Media and Your Job Search

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

The Internet is buzzing with social media, and there are many ways to use sites like Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook to leverage your network for your job search, seek out job opportunities and postings. Basic computer skills and a familiarity with the internet required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, call (718) 327-2549 or visit the Job Information Center. Basic computer skills are required. Class Code: JR200.


Sep
22
11:00AM

--to--

5:00PM

A Day of Health Awareness (in English and Chinese)

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Join us for all or any portion of the day and find out how to improve your life by improving your health. 11:15AM - Zumba dance exercise; 12:15PM - Navigating the healthcare world (in Mandarin Chinese); 12:45PM - Cancer prevention (in Mandarin Chinese); 2:15PM - Navigating the healthcare world (in English); 4:15 - HIV/AIDS 101 (for teens; in English). Confidential HIV testing will be available on site.


Sep
22
11:15AM

--to--

11:45AM

Mother Goose Time

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

Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays for children ages 7-23 months. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
22
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Job Search Strategies

Location: Howard Beach
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 is needed to start a job search; general and career-specific websites; and how to safely find and apply for jobs online. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-641-7086. Class code JR190


Sep
22
1:00PM

--to--

2:15PM

Divas of Broadway and Opera

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Soprano Irene Failenbogen performs pieces from classical operas and Broadway shows such as "La Traviata," "Carmen" and "Fiddler on the Roof."


Sep
22
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Online Job Applications

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

In this workshop, you will begin to navigate online job applications swiftly and efficiently by learning how to register and build an employment profile on a job site, apply to online job postings and upload your resume to an online application. Basic computer skills and an email account are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-641-7086 for additional information. Class code JR160


Sep
22
1:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

These programs incorporate stories with a variety of other activities, such as songs, crafts and creative movement, for children ages 3 1/2 to 5 years.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
22
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Poetry Club

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

We read and discuss great poetry together.


Sep
22
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

New York Cares Meeting

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

The volunteer organization New York Cares will hold a meeting to recruit new volunteers.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
22
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Accent Reduction for Everyday Success

Location: Broadway
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.


Sep
22
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Monday Movies

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

The titles of our monthly Monday movies will be announced closer to the date of screening.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
22
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

"Dragons & Dreams" with Sciencetellers

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Children will learn about the science of fire and ice in this Sciencetellers presentation of “Dragons & Dreams.” Enjoy this spectacular adventure and be swept away to a world where dragons are real and dreams come true—and only the daring survive to tell the tale!


Sep
22
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Cover Letters

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 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. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-641-7086. Class code JR150


Sep
22
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Healthy Woman: Coping with Stress for a Healthy Mind, Body, and Spirit

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Women’s health can be impacted by the stresses of marriage, motherhood and career. In this workshop, participants will learn how stress affects the body and how natural treatments can alleviate it.


Sep
22
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Starting and Running a Small Business

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Learn helpful tips for turning a hobby or skills into a business and where to obtain free resources to help plan a business.


Sep
22
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Shall We Dance?

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 99 openings

Celebrate the 85th Anniversary of the Ridgewood Library with an evening of dances popular during those 85 years. A dance instructor will take you through the steps of the Charleston, cha-cha, Stroll, Twist and more. Bring a partner or meet one there!


Sep
22
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Mac Monday: Basics

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

Learn the basics of Apple computers on our MacBook Pro laptops in these weekly Mac labs. This week's topics are the differences between Macs and PCs, using the mouse and navigating the Mac interface and applications. Preregistration is required online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code CC280


Sep
22
6:00PM

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6:30PM

Pajama Storytime

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Children age 5 and under and their caregivers are invited for a bedtime-themed storytime with books, songs and a simple craft.


Sep
23
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Intermediate Microsoft Word

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

Improve your workplace skills in this intermediate class for adults. Prior knowledge of Microsoft Word is required.


Sep
23
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Excel

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

Learn how to create spreadsheets and tables and use formulas. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are necessary. Preregistration is required by phone or in person at the Cyber Center Desk. For details, please call 718-990-0769.


Sep
23
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Skills Identification

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

Learn how to define and categorize job skills, what skills are most sought by employers, and how to identify and market your skills to potential employers.
Class code: JR110. To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information please call (718)634-4784.


Sep
23
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Autumn

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This is a topical discussion about the fall season. This is a teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Sep
23
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to Computers

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

After this workshop, you will be able to 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. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call (718) 634-1876. This is an introductory computer class; prior knowledge or skills are not required. Class code CC100


Sep
23
11:00AM

--to--

3:00PM

SNAP Food Assistance Outreach Event

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Find out if you qualify for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, formerly known as Food Stamps, and get help applying. Call 855-850-2525 to make an appointment. Walk-ins are also welcome.


Sep
23
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Computers for Beginners

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Adults will learn the basics of using a computer. Preregistration and a valid Queens Library card are required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
23
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Resume Workshop

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

Make your resume the best it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn how to get started, types of resumes, what to include and not include in a resume and tips for making a resume stronger. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call (718) 634-4784 for more information. Class code JR130


Sep
23
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Intermediate Excel

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

Improve your productivity and boost your basic knowledge of Excel. Topics covered include; a review of the basics, creating and manipulating tables, and using formulas and functions. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills and knowledge of excel are required. Class Code: CC210


Sep
23
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Interview Skills

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

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job…now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly after the interview. Class Code: JR170. For more information please call (718)634-4784


Sep
23
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Interview Skills

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. For more information please call 718-990-8625. Class code JR170


Sep
23
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

LinkedIn

Location: Seaside
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 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) 634-1876 for additional information. Class Code: JR210


Sep
23
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Online Job Applications

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


Sep
23
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Fall Craft Activity

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children in grades K-2 welcome fall by creating a seasonal craft. Preregistration is required.


Sep
23
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Fall Crafts

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

Children in grade 3 and up will celebrate the first day of fall with a craft project.


Sep
23
5:30PM

--to--

6:45PM

Immigration Information

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Attorneys from Immigration Legal Services (ILS) will present information on resident status, citizenship, DACA, asylum and family petitions, and other immigration issues. There will be a question-and-answer session following the presentation.


Sep
24
9:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Create an Email Account

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

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


Sep
24
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Resumes and Cover Letters

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

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


Sep
24
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Interview Skills

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

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


Sep
24
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

This interactive program for infants and their caregivers features nursery rhymes, fingerplays, songs and play time for children ages 18-30 months

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

Additional Dates


Sep
24
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Bonnie's Book Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "The Racketeer" by John Grisham. 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.


Sep
24
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Facebook

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

Learn about the social media site that everyone is using, and how you can use it to stay in touch with loved ones, keep up with the news, and leverage your network for your job search! We will help you set up your new Facebook account and answer your questions. Basic computer knowledge, internet skills, and a valid email account required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-641-7086 for additional information. Class Code: CC130


Sep
24
1:00PM

--to--

1:45PM

Toddler Movement Workshop with Tina

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

It's fun time for children ages 2-4 in this movement, dance and musical games workshop.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
24
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Twitter

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 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 718-641-7086 for additional information. Class code CC130.


Sep
24
1:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

This interactive program for children 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 years and their caregivers features storytime, nursery ryhmes and songs.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
24
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


Sep
24
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

All are welcome to our discussion of "Too Much Happiness" by Alice Munro.


Sep
24
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


Sep
24
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Career Discovery Workshop Series

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

Discover your career path! Find out about particular jobs by talking to professionals in the field.


Sep
24
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Join us for arts and crafts fun for ages 6-12!


Sep
24
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Maker Club

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Geek out monthly with science, tech and electronics for ages 11-14!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
24
5:30PM

--to--

6:45PM

Smooth Jazz Giants Featuring Vocalist Stacia Hobdy

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Vocalist Stacia Hobdy croons the sounds of such artists as Anita Baker, Sade, Patrice Rushen, Patti Austin and more.


Sep
24
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Job Search Strategies

Location: Central Library
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? Visit the Job Information Center or call (718)990-8502.


Sep
25
9:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Twitter

Location: Arverne
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 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 718-634-4784 for additional information. Class code CC130.


Sep
25
9:45AM

--to--

3:45PM

AARP Defensive-Driving Course

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

This defensive-driving course, offered by AARP, could qualify you for reduced insurance rates and point reductions. Space is limited; preregistration is required. Call 718-529-1660 to preregister.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
25
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Getting More From Google Accounts (Google Docs)

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


Sep
25
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


Sep
25
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Skills Identitification

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

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


Sep
25
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


Sep
25
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Facebook

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

Learn about the social media site that everyone is using, and how you can use it to stay in touch with loved ones, keep up with the news, and leverage your network for your job search! We will help you set up your new Facebook account and answer your questions. Basic computer knowledge, internet skills, and a valid email account required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-634-4784 for additional information. Class Code: CC130


Sep
25
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


Sep
25
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Resume Workshop

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

Make your resume the best it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn how to get started, types of resumes, what to include and not include in a resume and tips for making a resume stronger. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-634-1876 for more information. Class code


Sep
25
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

LinkedIn

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

LinkedIn is a social networking website that allows you to manage your professional identity, build and engage with your professional network, and access knowledge, insights, and opportunities. In this workshop you will learn how to use LinkedIn to look for employment, network, and keep up with colleagues. Basic computer skills and knowledge of the internet required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-634-4784 for additional information. Class Code: JR210


Sep
25
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


Sep
25
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Sep
25
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Film Screening

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

The epic Spider-Man series continues with "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" (2014), rated PG-13.


Sep
25
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Interview Skills

Location: Seaside
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. Class Code: JR170. For more information please call (718)634-1876.


Sep
25
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Origami Craft

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 learn some cool paper-folding techniques.


Sep
25
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

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


Sep
25
4:00PM

--to--

5:45PM

School Holiday Movies

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

While school is out, enjoy "Muppets Most Wanted" (rated PG) on Thursday and "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" (rated PG-13) on Friday.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
25
5:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Literature and Art Encounter with Arturo Ruiz-Sanchez (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.


Sep
25
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Open Mic

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Poets, writers, musicians, comedians, orators and everyone else are invited to share their talents every fourth Thursday of the month. 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


Sep
25
6:00PM

--to--

7:15PM

The Sounds of Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
25
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Intermediate PowerPoint

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Learn cool tips and tricks to make your PowerPoint presentations stand out in this workshop for children ages 7-12. Space is limited. First come, first served.


Sep
25
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


Sep
26
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to JobMap

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

In this workshop on JobMap, Queens Library’s new online tool that provides customized recommendations for job search help and computer training, you will learn to how 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 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center.


Sep
26
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers

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

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


Sep
26
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Pick up a copy of our monthly selection at the Circulation Desk, then join us to exchange ideas. Light refreshments will be served. September's book is "Eight Habits of Love" by Ed Bacon; October's is "Whistling Past the Graveyard" by Susan Crandall.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
26
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Film Screening

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Godzilla invades Woodside, for one day only! Watch the remake of a cinematic icon!


Sep
26
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Dream Catcher Craft

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 will make their own dream catcher to take home. Supplies are limited; please preregister with the librarian.


Sep
26
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Teen Crochet Club

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

Learn the basics of crochet.


Sep
26
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Children's Movie

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

September's movie selection is "Frozen," for grades 2 and up.


Sep
27
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners PowerPoint

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

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


Sep
27
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Tung Ching Chinese Cultural Arts Center Yue Ju Society Presents an Afternoon of Yue Opera

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Yue Opera is a popular local drama of southeast China with an elegant and classical performing style enjoyed by people all over China. Experience this dramatic style as performed by artists from Queens!

*In Auditorium, Lower Level*


Sep
27
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Lincoln Center Local Streaming Live

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join viewing parties at Queens Libraries at Central, Bayside, Broadway, Cambria Heights, Far Rockaway, Flushing, Forest Hills, Fresh Meadows, Langston Hughes, Lefferts, Ridgewood, Rochdale Village and Sunnyside for the encore performance of Villalobos Brothers, streamed live from the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center.


Sep
27
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Lincoln Center Local Streaming Live

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join viewing parties at Queens Libraries at Central, Bayside, Broadway, Cambria Heights, Far Rockaway, Flushing, Forest Hills, Fresh Meadows, Langston Hughes, Lefferts, Ridgewood, Rochdale Village and Sunnyside for the encore performance of Villalobos Brothers, streamed live from the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center.


Sep
27
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Lincoln Center Local Streaming Live

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join viewing parties at Queens Libraries at Central, Bayside, Broadway, Cambria Heights, Far Rockaway, Flushing, Forest Hills, Fresh Meadows, Langston Hughes, Lefferts, Ridgewood, Rochdale Village and Sunnyside for the encore performance of Villalobos Brothers, streamed live from the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center.


Sep
27
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Intermediate PowerPoint

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

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


Sep
27
2:00PM

--to--

2:15PM

Saturday SMART Club

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Children ages 9-11 will play project-based games that emphasize critical thinking and problem-solving. SMART stands for Science, Math, Art, Reading and Technology. This SMART Club program focuses on reading, math and science.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
27
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Kowai: Ghosts, Yokai and Japanese Monster Culture

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join Anime anthropologist Charles Dunbar for an exploration of ghosts, monsters and horror within Japanese mythology, folklore and modern media.


Sep
27
4:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

An Hour of Coding

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 7-12 will use drag-and-drop programming to learn basic concepts of computer science, including repeat-loops, conditionals, algorithms, functions and variables.


Sep
28
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

QL International Resource Center Presents Traditional Dance from Korea

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Hong Dance and Music Company will perform beautiful music and dance of Korea. Join us for this lovely event! In Auditorium, Lower Level


Sep
28
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Sunday Movie @ Central

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

In "RoboCop," a powerful multinational conglomerate attempts to bring robotic law enforcement to the United States by transforming a critically injured police officer into a cyborg cop in this remake of the subversive 1987 sci-fi classic.


Sep
29
9:00AM

--to--

10:00AM

Skills Identification

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

In this competitive job market, it is important to know your job skills as well as be able to market these skills to potential employers. In this workshop, you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills and become aware of the most sought job skills. To preregister, visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information please call (718) 327-2549. Class code JR110


Sep
29
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Borrowing Ebooks

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

Queens Library has many popular electronic books available for free from our library website. Bring your own Kindle, Nook, iPad or other e-reader along with your USB connecting cable to learn how to download free eBooks from the library. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code: CC240


Sep
29
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Resume Workshop

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Make your resume the best it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn how to get started, types of resumes, what to include and not include in a resume and tips for making a resume stronger. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718 327-2549 for more information. Class code JR130


Sep
29
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Interview Skills

Location: Far Rockaway
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. Class Code: JR170. For more information please call (718) 327-2549.


Sep
29
11:15AM

--to--

11:45AM

Mother Goose Time

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

Join Mrs. Tina for nursery rhymes, songs and stories for children ages 9-23 months. Preregistration is required. Space is limited.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
29
11:30AM

--to--

1:30PM

Skills Identification

Location: Howard Beach
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. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information call 718-641-7086. Class code JR110


Sep
29
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Resume Workshop

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

Make your resume the best it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn how to get started, types of resumes, what to include and not include in a resume and tips for making a resume stronger. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information call 718-641-7086. Class code JR130


Sep
29
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

Rock 'n' Roll Revival

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Join Susanne LoFaso and Vincent Roccaro on a musical journey from the early days of rock 'n' roll through the era of classic rock, with songs sung by Elvis, the Beatles, Van Morrison and more.


Sep
29
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Teatro IATI: "The Brave Calf"

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

A young calf meets a selfish bull who refuses to share water from the only lake in the region. The calf, his rabbit and buzzard friends, and nature itself face down the bull, preventing him from monopolizing the region's natural resources and teaching him the importance of friendship, teamwork and the collective care of the environment.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
29
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Health Insurance Application Assistance (in Spanish)

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

In-person assistance is offered for applying for Medicaid, Child Health Plus and New York State of Health Qualified Plans.


Sep
29
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Interview Skills

Location: Howard Beach
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 preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Call 718-641-7086. Class code JR170


Sep
29
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Mac Monday: DIY Movies

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

Create, shoot, and edit your very own short film in this 3 session class. We will be using a simple handheld digital video camera and iMovie to create the video. Bring your writing chops and acting face! Basic Mac skills required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information.


Sep
29
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Japanese Dance and Drums Celebration

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Two of New York’s most exciting Japanese performing-arts groups join forces in a powerful presentation of music and dance. 10tecomai Yosakoi Dance Project introduces the energetic, celebratory Japanese dance style of Yosakoi, and Taiko Masala adds the thunderous pulsation of Japanese Taiko drumming. Together, they create an exciting performance that is not to be missed.


Sep
29
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Imagine a contemporary version of Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” in which an egotistical scientist’s creation is not a hideous-looking monster but a well-mannered teenage girl who quotes Shakespeare, listens to Tom Petty and uses Facebook and YouTube. This is the high-concept premise of this month's book selection, Laurence Gonzales’s “Lucy.”


Sep
30
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Job Seach Strategies

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

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself to start a successful one! In this workshop participants will learn: what is needed to start a job search; 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


Sep
30
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Online Job Applications

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

In this workshop, you will begin to navigate online job applications swiftly and efficiently by learning how to register and build an employment profile on a job site, apply to online job postings and upload your resume to an online application. Basic computer skills and an email account are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information call 718-634-4784. Class code JR160


Sep
30
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction ot the Internet

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

Topics covered include Internet 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 718-634-1876. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code CC110


Sep
30
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to Downloading Music

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 openings

Learn how to download music from your CD collection and buy music online.


Sep
30
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Cover Letters

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

Make your cover letter the best that it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn how to get started, types of cover letters, what to include and not include and tips for making a cover letter stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information call 718-634-4784. Class code JR130


Sep
30
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Intermediate Word

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

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


Sep
30
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Resumes and Cover Letters

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

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


Sep
30
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

West Indian Day Discussion

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We will have a topical discussion on subjects involving the West Indies. This is a teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Sep
30
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

The Sinatra Duets, Bobby Darin and the Great Ladies of Jazz

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Some music never goes out of style. With Vintage Bliss, you can sing along to the great hits of Sinatra, Darin, Natalie Cole and others, with selections such as "Mack the Knife," "Cheek to Cheek," "Orange Colored Sky," "That Old Black Magic," "The Lady Is a Tramp" and more.


Sep
30
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

Rodgers, Hammerstein and Hart

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Diane Hoffman presents a musical tribute to the brilliant collaborations between Richard Rodgers and lyricists Oscar Hammerstein and Lorenz Hart.


Sep
30
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Interview Preparation

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 after the interview. Class Code: JR170
To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625.


Sep
30
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Twitter

Location: Seaside
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 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 718-634-1876 for additional information. Class code CC130.


Sep
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Science Fun

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Explore science and perform fun experiments in an exciting program for children ages 6-12!


Sep
30
5:30PM

--to--

7:00PM

Beaded Bracelet Workshop for Adults

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

Learn how to design your own beaded bracelet. Space is limited. Preregistration is required.


Sep
30
6:00PM

--to--

7:15PM

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

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
30
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

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.


Oct
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


Oct
1
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Fall Storytime

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-4 and their adult caregivers join us for stories, music, fingerplays and a craft.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
1
12:15PM

--to--

1:00PM

Pre-K Storytime

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.

Join us for books, songs and movement for children ages 3-5 accompanied by an adult. Preregister Wednesday, October 1, at 12:15PM at the library.

CoronaWed, Oct 8, 201412:15PM - 1:00PM
CoronaWed, Oct 15, 201412:15PM - 1:00PM
CoronaWed, Oct 22, 201412:15PM - 1:00PM
CoronaWed, Oct 29, 201412:15PM - 1:00PM
CoronaWed, Nov 5, 201412:15PM - 1:00PM
CoronaWed, Nov 12, 201412:15PM - 1:00PM
CoronaWed, Nov 19, 201412:15PM - 1:00PM
CoronaWed, Nov 26, 201412:15PM - 1:00PM
CoronaWed, Dec 3, 201412:15PM - 1:00PM
CoronaWed, Dec 10, 201412:15PM - 1:00PM

Oct
1
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Spelling Bee

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Participate in our spelling bee for grades 3-5!


Oct
1
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Maker Club Jr.

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Geek out with science, tech and electronics for ages 8-10!


Oct
2
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers

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

Learn computer basics. Preregister in person or by calling 718-454-2786.


Oct
2
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Oct
2
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Family Movie Night

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Enjoy a family-friendly film at the library. Children and their parents or caregivers are invited. Call the library for more information.


Oct
2
5:45PM

--to--

6:45PM

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


Oct
2
6:30PM

--to--

8:30PM

Open Mic Night with Performance Poets Association

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.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
3
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

English Conversation Course

Location: Windsor 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.

This course employs the We Are New York television series, which addresses issues that most concern immigrants: healthcare, healthy lifestyle, education, managing finances and more.

Windsor ParkFri, Oct 10, 201411:00AM - 12:30PM
Windsor ParkFri, Oct 17, 201411:00AM - 12:30PM
Windsor ParkFri, Oct 24, 201411:00AM - 12:30PM
Windsor ParkFri, Oct 31, 201411:00AM - 12:30PM
Windsor ParkFri, Nov 7, 201411:00AM - 12:30PM
Windsor ParkFri, Nov 14, 201411:00AM - 12:30PM
Windsor ParkFri, Nov 21, 201411:00AM - 12:30PM
Windsor ParkFri, Nov 28, 201411:00AM - 12:30PM
Windsor ParkFri, Dec 5, 201411:00AM - 12:30PM
Windsor ParkFri, Dec 12, 201411:00AM - 12:30PM

Oct
3
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


Oct
3
11:00AM

--to--

1:30PM

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


Oct
3
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Bring your supplies and make new friends!

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

Additional Dates


Oct
4
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

CBA Culture and Arts Center Presents: Colorful Autumn, Splendid Arts

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

To celebrate the 15th anniversary of the CBA Culture and Arts Center, artists from China will present a show of song, dance, live music and magic. In Auditorium, Lower Level


Oct
4
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Arch for Kids Community Workshop

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Queens Library and Arch for Kids present a three-session community workshop for families. Drop in for one session or participate in all three: facades of the community, greenhouses and sustainable community design.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
5
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Queens Museum Presents "Rodin in Your Backyard" with Artist Jia-Jen Lin (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This eight-week sculpture workshop in Mandarin Chinese will teach the making and casting of molds through two projects: the casting of an everyday object and the re-creation of a body part. Students will learn how to handle clay and plaster and explore sensory experiences through modeling and sculpting. Art appreciation, hands-on practice and group presentations will provide students an understanding of the art of sculpture. Follow-up sessions will be held at the Queens Museum.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
5
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Afro-Peruvian Jazz with Corina Bartra

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Corina Bartra will present tunes from the great Peruvian composer Chabuca Granda, as well as works by other Peruvian composers and her own original music. In Auditorium, Lower Level


Oct
5
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Sunday Concerts @ Central Presents Son de Madre

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Known for its hot Cuban music, Son de Madre combines son, salsa, timba, cha cha, boleros, funk ballads, descargas and more.


Oct
6
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Writing Workshop: Share Your Memories

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Kathy Cohen leads a four-session workshop on writing memoirs. Learn the basics and get tips and techniques. There will be writing assignments and sharing of thoughts and ideas. This is a teleconferenced event. Call 718-464-0084 to preregister.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
6
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Quilting Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Quilters work on individual or group projects and share ideas and techniques. Beginners are welcome. Bring your own supplies!

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

Additional Dates


Oct
6
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Day Book Club

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is the novel "We Are Water" by Wally Lamb.


Oct
6
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Theater Workshop

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Oct
6
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Make Stylish Handbags from Recycled Jeans with Bengali Artist Shahnaz Begum

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

In this sewing project, participants will learn how to recycle pairs of old jeans into stylish purses, with the option of adding fabric trims and lace. Basic sewing techniques will be reviewed. Jeans, needle, thread and scissors will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis to the first 20 participants. Fabric trims, lace and large beads can be brought to personalize each bag.


Oct
6
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Guided Meditation

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Guided meditation calms the mind and relaxes the body. People who practice meditation regularly experience reduced levels of stress and an increased sense of inner peace and well-being. Our instructor will help you focus on quieting your mind and making positive mental changes.


Oct
6
5:30PM

--to--

6:45PM

Chess Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Practice your chess skills with other adults weekly on Monday and Thursday evenings.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
6
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Knit and Crochet Club, Evening Edition

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

This is a special meeting of the Steinway Knit and Crochet Club. Drop by any time between 6:00 and 7:30PM. Bring your knitting or crocheting project and enjoy a social evening with fellow crafters. For adults and teens 13 and up.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
6
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

The Afrikana Madonna Presents a Portrait of Healing

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

The Afrikana Madonna presents a spoken-word performance and poetry workshop in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness month. You won't want to miss these poetic experiences that will enlighten and empower you!

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

Additional Dates


Oct
7
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

The 1964 World's Fair: History and Highlights

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

The Queens Historical Society presents history and highlights of the 1964 World's Fair. This is a teleconferenced event open to older adults and the homebound. Call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Oct
7
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

The Technologist Is In

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

Are you confused about some new-fangled device? Receive personal instruction on how to use iPads and iPods, smartphones, e-readers, MP3 players and tablets. Call the library for a 30-minute appointment with a staff member.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
7
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Draw Manga with Eric Cheung

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Oct
7
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

The Cathedral Window Pattern: A Quilting Workshop

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

In this three-session workshop, Alacia Stubbs will demonstrate how to create the “cathedral window” pattern, a lovely but easy design that is so named because the completed quilt resembles a 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


Oct
7
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

ProjectArt

Location: Steinway
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.

In this 10-session series, children ages 7-11 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.

SteinwayTue, Oct 14, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
SteinwayTue, Oct 21, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
SteinwayTue, Oct 28, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
SteinwayTue, Nov 4, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
SteinwayTue, Nov 11, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
SteinwayTue, Nov 18, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
SteinwayTue, Nov 25, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
SteinwayTue, Dec 2, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
SteinwayTue, Dec 9, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM

Oct
7
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Arch for Kids Community Workshop

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Queens Library and Arch for Kids present a community workshop for families. Participants will explore building facades, the components of greenhouses and the elements of sustainable community design. Drop in for one session or participate in all three!

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

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Oct
7
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Muslim Architectural Designs

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

Children will examine the shapes, patterns, materials and environments found in mosques around the world, then create their own projects inspired by design and structural elements found in Muslim architecture.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
7
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Teen Movie Time

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

All teens and tweens are welcome! The movie will be a surprise but will be based on teen feedback and suggestions, and will be rated PG or PG-13.


Oct
8
11:00AM

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12:30PM

You Be the Judge

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Oct
8
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Computers for Beginners

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

Learn the basics! No prior computer experience is required.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
8
3:00PM

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4:45PM

Movie Afternoon

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Spend an afternoon watching a movie in the comfort of the library! This month's selection is "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" (2014), rated PG-13.


Oct
8
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Live Animals with Ranger Eric Powers

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Ranger Eric will display live animals and a variety of animal artifacts.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
8
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

ProjectArt

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.

In this 10-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.

CoronaWed, Oct 15, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
CoronaWed, Oct 22, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
CoronaWed, Oct 29, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
CoronaWed, Nov 5, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
CoronaWed, Nov 12, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
CoronaWed, Nov 19, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
CoronaWed, Nov 26, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
CoronaWed, Dec 3, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
CoronaWed, Dec 10, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM

Oct
8
5:30PM

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6:30PM

Teen Craft

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Craft afternoons are for teens and tweens.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
9
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Teen Crochet Club

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

Learn the basics of crochet.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
9
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Building Green

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

Hey, future architects! Find out what sustainability and green design is all about when you create a model design and explore wind and solar energy forms.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
9
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Sudoku Club

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 4-6 will solve Sudoku number puzzles individually and in groups.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
9
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

ProjectArt

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: By phone or in person
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

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.

Forest HillsThu, Oct 16, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
Forest HillsThu, Oct 23, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
Forest HillsThu, Oct 30, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
Forest HillsThu, Nov 6, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
Forest HillsThu, Nov 13, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
Forest HillsThu, Nov 20, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
Forest HillsThu, Dec 4, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
Forest HillsThu, Dec 11, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM

Oct
9
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Yoga for Youth

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Teens will learn basic yoga poses and stretches. Yoga mats will be provided.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
9
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Energy Workshops

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

Teens will learn about energy and engineering in this four-session, hand-on series offered by Solar One.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
9
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

DIY Buttons

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Teens and tweens design and make their own buttons. Supplies are limited; first come, first served.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
9
5:30PM

--to--

7:00PM

Night Book Club

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "The Road" by Cormac McCarthy.


Oct
9
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

We will discuss Muriel Barbery's "The Elegance of the Hedgehog."


Oct
9
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

Stop Suicide: Save a Life

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

QPR (Question, Persuade and Refer) is a simple educational program that teaches ordinary citizens how to recognize a mental health emergency and get an at-risk person the help needed. It is also an action plan that can result in lives saved, based on three simple steps that anyone can learn.


Oct
10
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Your Healthy Heart

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Registered nurse Kathy Moran leads a discussion about how to keep your heart healthy. This is a teleconference event open to older adults and the homebound. First-time callers should preregister at 718-464-0084.


Oct
10
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Graffiti Art Workshop

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

This two-part workshop introduces the art of graffiti to teens, who will begin with small sketches and then work together on a larger mural.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
10
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Arts, Crafts and Music!

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at Corona Library! 5:00PM: Decorative fruit arrangements for all occasions with Marianela Lazo. 6:00PM: Dominican folk and modern merengue music with Berto Reyes and His Band.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
11
9:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Lan-Ping Zhou and the Legend of Green Island Serenade

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Dr. Tung Shen will discuss Lan-Ping Zhou and the legend of "Green Island Serenade,” a Mandarin pop song that has remained for six decades one of the most famous songs in Chinese-speaking regions.
*In Auditorium, Lower Level*


Oct
11
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Folksongs Sung by Anne Price

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Anne Price and Rita Deutch perform folk ballads and songs by traditionalists Woody Guthrie, Jean Ritchie, Peggy Seeger and others, including some original songs, in a voice that is, according to a review in "Rambles: a Cultural Arts Magazine," "expressive, rich, and honest."


Oct
12
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Piano Concert with Dr. Albert Zak

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Rachmaninoff's Moment Musical, Op. 16, No. 3 in B minor and Chopin's Nocturne, Op. 9, No. 1 in B flat minor will be performed.


Oct
12
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Open Mic

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Thomas Fucaloro's latest book, published by Three Rooms Press, is "It Starts from the Belly and Blooms." He is a founding editor of Great Weather for Media and an editor at Staten Island's new literary magazine, "NYSAI." He teaches poetry workshops at the NEON Bronx Probation Center, Writopia Lab, The Acorn Youth Treatment Center and the Staten Island LGBTQ Community Center. He received his MFA in creative writing from the New School.


Oct
14
2:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Driving Class

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

This AARP class is recommended for seniors who wish to reduce their insurance rates.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
14
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Poison Control: What's in Your Cabinet

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Eduardo Torres of the New York City Poison Control Center gives tips for preventing unintentional poisoning by household cleaners, medicines, carbon monoxide, pesticides and plants. He will also discuss medicine safety for older adults, including the use of Poison Control for questions about medication management and understanding prescription and nonprescription drugs. This is a teleconferenced program. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Oct
14
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

This month we will discuss "The Light Between Oceans," a novel by M. L. Stedman. All are invited to read and exchange ideas.


Oct
14
7:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Zumba: Latin Dance Fitness

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

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. 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


Oct
15
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "The Language of Flowers," a novel by Vanessa Diffenbaugh.


Oct
16
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

Smooth Jazz Giants Featuring Vocalist Stacia Hobdy

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Vocalist Stacia Hobdy croons the sounds of such artists as Anita Baker, Sade, Patrice Rushen, Patti Austin and more.


Oct
16
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

New York City Horse Carriages: Tradition or Travesty?

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

A representative from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals will discuss and answers questions on this timely topic.


Oct
17
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


Oct
17
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Drum Workshop

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Oct
18
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Salsa Music with The Bronx Charanga

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The Bronx Charanga is a Cuban-style salsa orchestra composed of flute, piano, bass, violins, percussion and vocals. They will perform mambo, cha-cha, danzon, guajira and son rhythms. In Auditorium, Lower Level


Oct
18
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

Cabaret: From Paris to America

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Cabaret is the theme in this tribute to dynamic vocalists Josephine Baker, Barbara Lea, Judy Garland and Bobby Short, all known for their interpretations of American popular song and jazz.


Oct
18
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Autumn Evening Concert with the Haiyun Choir

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This concert will feature traditional Chinese dancing, instrumental music, folk songs performed as solos and duets, and much more. In Auditorium, Lower Level


Oct
20
11:00AM

--to--

5:00PM

Defensive Driving for Older Adults

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

This is a 6-hour AARP course. To preregister, please call the instructor, Mr. Grover, at 917-642-7785 or 718-276-5426. Space is limited.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
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 is $20 for AARP members (membership card required) and $25 for non-members with a driver's license, paid by check or money order. To preregister, call AARP at 718-641-3911.


Oct
20
2:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

International Film Screening and Discussion

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

In the award-winning "Watchtower," directed by Pelin Esmer, in Turkish with English subtitles, a man and woman seek their own separate refuges from the world: Nihat at a remote forest fire tower and Seher in her room at a rural bus station. When their lives collide, they must face the individual traumas that caused their isolation.


Oct
20
2:30PM

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3:45PM

While You Were Away: Love Songs of World War II

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

This year is the 70th anniversary of D-Day. As a tribute, vocalist Diane Cypkin performs a beautiful program of love songs written during that period: “Don’t Sit under the Apple Tree,” “You’ll Never Know,” “I’ll Walk Alone,” “A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square,” “Chattanooga Choo Choo" and more.


Oct
20
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Mariachi Music with Mariachi Tapatio De Alvaro Paulino

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Mariachi Tapatio De Alvaro Paulino, founded in 1983 under the direction of Puebla-born Mexican Alvaro Paulino, is considered one of the finest mariachi bands in New York City. Its music, which includes the “corridos” form of storytelling in song, will please young and old!


Oct
21
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Internet for Beginners

Location: Queens Village
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 library card are required.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
21
1:15PM

--to--

2:15PM

A Festive Fall Celebration of Jewish Music and Comedy with Doug Leblang

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Doug Leblang's concert will include klezmer music, Israeli and Yiddish favorites, a musical trip to Broadway and a visit to a kosher deli.


Oct
21
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


Oct
21
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

Meditation for Body, Mind and Spirit

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Renate Lanotte offers a practical meditation technique that can positively impact your life. Through demonstrations of this simple yet highly effective method, you will discover the key to deeper concentration, relaxation and profound personal growth.


Oct
21
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

"Read for the Record" Story and Craft Program

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Read for the Record is a nationwide shared literacy experience in which adults and children read the same book on the same day. This year, children ages 4-7 will enjoy the picture book "Bunny Cakes," by Rosemary Wells, and do a related craft activity. Preregistration is required.


Oct
21
4:00PM

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5:00PM

"Read for the Record" Storytime and Craft

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Read for the Record is a nationwide shared literacy experience in which adults and children read the same book on the same day. Children will read aloud the book "Bunny Cakes" by Rosemary Wells and follow up by creating a birthday cake from construction paper.


Oct
22
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Bonnie's Book Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "The Lost Years" by Mary Higgins Clark. The discussion will be led by Bonnie Pokorny, a long-time Mail-a-Book participant, super reader and major contributor to our monthly newsletter. This is a teleconferenced book discussion group open to older adults and the homebound. If interested in joining in, please call 718-464-0084.


Oct
22
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

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.


Oct
22
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen Jeopardy

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Fall Jeopary returns! Test your intellect with general knowledge and scholastic questions that are "choice"!


Oct
23
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "The Choir Director" by Carl Weber.


Oct
24
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

New York City Architecture

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We will undertake a virtual tour of New York City architecture. This is a teleconferenced program open to older adults and the home-bound. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Oct
24
11:15AM

--to--

11:45AM

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


Oct
25
12:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

"Blood Moon Rising Horror Magazine" Presents Halloween Blood Fest 2014

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This year's blood fest, hosted by Dark Soul, features live entertainment, horror movies, magicians, psychics, ghost stories, a costume parade and contest, a haunted tunnel and a Freddy vs. Jason face-off live on stage. In Auditorium, Lower Level


Oct
25
2:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Film Screenings

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

In Walt Disney's "Freaky Friday," rated PG, a mother played by Jamie Lee Curtis and her teen daughter played by Lindsay Lohan magically trade bodies.


Oct
25
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Contemporary Brazilian Jazz with Quarteto Moderno

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Quarteto Moderno is a contemporary Brazilian jazz ensemble that features acclaimed guitarist, vocalist and composer Richard Boukas. The group performs primary Brazilian genres including samba, choro, baião, frevo, maracatu, marcha and guarânia. The repertoire ranges from Boukas’s original compositions to interpretations of legendary Brazilian composers from Minas Gerais, including Milton Nascimento, Toninho Horta and Sérgio Santos.


Oct
26
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Sunday Movie

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Tom Cruise stars as a soldier from the future who is killed during a battle with alien invaders and lives out the last day of his life over and over again, in "Edge of Tomorrow" (2014), rated PG-13, director Doug Liman's adaptation of the popular Japanese novel "All You Need Is Kill."


Oct
27
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Movie Time

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Matthew McConaughey gives the performance of his career in "Dallas Buyers Club," rated R, the true story of a working class hero who takes matters into his own hands after being diagnosed as HIV-positive and given 30 days to live.


Oct
27
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Pablo Picasso and the Beginnings of Cubism

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

Artist Rita Tabb will discuss the works of Pablo Picasso, who changed the artistic world with his abstract and modern vision. Following the discussion, participants will create their own works of art with crayons and colored pencils, using photos of Picasso's work as inspiration. Seating is limited. Preregistration is required.


Oct
27
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Pedestrian Safety for Seniors

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Eric Miu, Community Coordinator at the New York City Department of Transportation's Office of Safety Education, will conduct this pedestrian safety workshop to educate seniors about risks 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.


Oct
27
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Chasing Ghosts in Queens

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Authors Joseph Flammer and Diane Hill, the Paranormal Adventurers, lead a spooky multimedia journey to haunted places in Queens. They will tell stories of flying white ghosts of old Fort Totten, the phantom of Houdini’s graveyard and the meandering and moaning spirits of All Saints and Mount Olivet Cemeteries, and will explain why the dead outnumber the living in Queens 3 to 1. Bring your own ghost stories! Books will be available for sale and signing following the presentation.


Oct
27
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "The Napoleon of New York" by H. Paul Jeffers, a biography of Fiorello LaGuardia, mayor of New York City from the Great Depression through World War II,


Oct
28
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

United States Geography Games

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Test your knowledge of the capitals! This is a teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Oct
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Halloween Crafts

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children will create a “lights out” pumpkin and other crafts from construction paper.


Oct
30
5:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Literature and Art Encounter with Arturo Ruiz-Sanchez (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.


Oct
30
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Haunted Library Halloween

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

There are ghastly, ghostly, giggly fun and tricks and treats for everyone at this program for children and teens ages 6-14.


Oct
30
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

Learning Reiki

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Reiki is an ancient healing technique that involves the use of healing touch to restore balance, ease stress and unblock energy. Learn how it is used in our modern, stress-filled world.


Oct
31
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Face Painting

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children age 12 and under can get their faces painted at the library for Halloween.