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Queens Library at Queensbridge, at 10-43 41 Avenue, Long Island City, serves as a Literacy and Learning Center and offers classes and programs coordinated by the Jeanne Elmezzi Adult Learning Center. For more information on classes and registration schedule, please contact The Jeanne Elmezzi Adult Learning Center 37-44 21st Street Long Island City, NY 11101 (718) 752-3721.

Jun
2
2:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Earn Prizes for Reading!

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
2
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Broadway through the Decades

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

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


Jun
2
3:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

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

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

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Jun
2
3:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

for ages 6-14

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

Additional Dates


Jun
2
3:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

After-School Homework Help

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
2
3:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Trueflixing and Bookflixing

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
2
3:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Homework Zone

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children up to age 12 can get homework help with a teen tutor. Hours may vary.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
2
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Homework Help

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
2
3:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

A tutor is available Monday-Thursday afternoons to help children ages 6-12 with their homework.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
2
3:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Homework Help

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
2
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Study Hall

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
2
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Make and Do

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

Tuesday afternoon is arts and crafts time for ages 6-12.


Jun
2
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Scrabble Club

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Scrabble Club Winter and Spring 2015

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

Additional Dates


Jun
2
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Finding Scholarships through Foundations

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Susan Shiroma, Senior Librarian of the Foundation Center in New York, will discuss tools and techniques for finding scholarships for your education from foundations and other grantmakers

Space is limited. Preregister in-person or by calling 718-990-0714.


Jun
2
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Race and Roll

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Tweens will build and race their own wooden model cars, then work as a team to make a marble roller coaster wilder and faster than any the library has seen. Materials will be provided. Space is limited; first come, first served.


Jun
2
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

English Conversation Club

Location: Auburndale
Registration: By phone or in person

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
2
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

Future Business Leaders of America

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
2
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Learn while Making a Craft

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
2
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

Teen Games . . . and Snacks!

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
2
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Chess Club at Rosedale Library

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Learn to play chess

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

Additional Dates


Jun
2
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Art with Legos

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
2
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teens Graphic Arts and Book Club

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Teens will create graphic arts and participate in a book club and discussion.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
2
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Tuesday Afternoon Art Activity

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Children of all ages will explore a different, exciting art activity each week.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
2
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Gardening

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

We need help from kids age 4 and up to nurse our garden into the summer. Be prepared to get dirty!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
2
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Lanyard Club

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Teens and tweens make a lanyard keychain or bracelet.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
2
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

NYPD Explorer Program

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

We meet every Tuesday in the Teen Space Conference Room.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
2
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Introduction to Chair Yoga with Miriam Acevedo

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

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


Jun
2
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Laurelton Homeowners Club

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
2
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Hard Tests Made Easy: Regents Prep

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

Prepare for math and history Regents at this 5-part series, where an expert will show you how to prepare for the Algebra 1, Geometry, U. S. History and Global History exams. Get the score you deserve with Queens Library for Teens! This program is made possible by a grant from the Robin and Toni Charitable Foundation.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
2
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Board Games

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children play Monopoly and other board games after school.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
2
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Acing the Test: SAT Prep Strategies

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

SAT prep continues at Queens Library for Teens at a series that will help you get the score you deserve. There's no magic about it, just the latest material for spring testing, some key strategies and lots of practice! This program is made possible by a grant from the Robin and Toni Charitable Foundation.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
2
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Google Tools and Virus Protection (in Bengali)

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Find out how to use Google tools, including its search engine for locating information on the Internet and Gmail for email, and get helpful tips on how to protect your computer from viruses.


Jun
2
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Introduction to Excel Classes

Location: Central Library
Registration: By phone or in person

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


Jun
2
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Zumba: Dance for Your Health

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
2
7:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Small Business Workshop

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 43 openings

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
9:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Internet for Beginners

Location: Central Library
Registration: By phone or in person

Learn how to search the web for reliable resources and navigate a website at this one-session workshop. 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.


Jun
3
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Skills Identification

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

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


Jun
3
10:00AM

--to--

10:30AM

Toddler Time

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

There are stories, songs and fingerplays for children ages 19 months to 3 years.

SunnysideWed, Jun 10, 201510:00AM - 10:30AM
SunnysideWed, Jun 17, 201510:00AM - 10:30AM
SunnysideWed, Jun 24, 201510:00AM - 10:30AM

Jun
3
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Resume Workshop

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

Make your resume the best that it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn how to get started, the difference between types of resumes, what to include and not include in a resume and tips for making a resume stronger. Visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org to preregister. Call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Center for more information. Class code JR130


Jun
3
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers

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


Jun
3
10:15AM

--to--

10:45AM

Toddler Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
10:15AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Music

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Children ages 1-3, accompanied by a parent or other adult caregiver, listen to various types of music, dance and play instruments.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
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.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

StayWell

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Playgroup

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Bring your toddlers for fun time at Steinway Library!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Internet for Beginners

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Toddler Time

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

Children ages 18-36 months and their caregivers enjoy exciting stories, music, movement and nursery rhymes.

SeasideWed, Jun 10, 201510:30AM - 11:30AM
SeasideWed, Jun 17, 201510:30AM - 11:30AM

Jun
3
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Timeless Tales

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

Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers meet for weekly story times with a children's librarian. Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, learning and lots of fun! Preregistration is required.

Central LibraryWed, Jun 10, 201510:30AM - 11:30AM
Central LibraryWed, Jun 17, 201510:30AM - 11:30AM

Jun
3
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18-35 months hear stories, enjoy fingerplays, sing songs and play movement games in this early-learning, early-enrichment program. No preregistration is required, but only the first 25 children will be admitted to each session, on a strictly first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Storytime

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18 months to 4 years, accompanied by a parent or other adult caregiver, will listen to picture books, sing and make simple crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Summer Toddler Time

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Infants ages 6-18 months learn songs and rhymes, listen to picture books and meet other children.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Picture Book Time

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Computer Classes

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

Adults learn computer basics.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Storytime

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Picture Book and Story Hour

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
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.


Jun
3
11:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

Picture Book Time

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

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


Jun
3
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Computer Basics

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Adults will learn how to use a computer.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
11:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

Toddler Time

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Mother Goose

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Toddlers and their parents enjoy songs and fingerplays together.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
11:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mommy or Daddy and Me

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

This is a lap-sit program for babies up to age 1. Parents or caregivers will learn simple rhymes to recite to their baby and have the chance to speak with other parents and caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
11:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

This interactive storytime for toddlers ages 18-36 months features picture books, songs and rhymes.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
11:30AM

--to--

12:15PM

Toddler Time

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

STARs

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
11:30AM

--to--

12:15PM

Toddler Time

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
12:00PM

--to--

12:30PM

Coloring Time for Toddlers

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
12:00PM

--to--

12:45PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
12:00PM

--to--

12:30PM

Coloring Club

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Toddlers and their parents color together.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
12:30PM

--to--

1:00PM

Craft and Play Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Toddlers play with toys and work on easy crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

The Daily Puzzle

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

The library makes puzzles available to adults every day.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Beginning a Business: Spring Series

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Learn Basic Chinese

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

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. Please call the library or go to queenslibrary.org/events to preregister.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
2:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Mahjong Club

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

Unclaimed Funds

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Find out if New York State owes you money! Representatives from the Comptroller's Office will conduct a presentation and assist in finding out if you have unclaimed funds.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
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


Jun
3
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Tai Chi for Adults with Lenny Antonucci

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Tai chi is a mind-body "soft style" martial art that originated in China. Sometimes called "meditation in motion," it involves graceful forms of exercise using flowing movements. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. All participants must complete an exercise release form before the program begins.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
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


Jun
3
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Children’s Health Workshop

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

This month's subject is the importance of nutritious food for our bodies.


Jun
3
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Rally at your Library

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Come out and support your libraries! New York City's public libraries need increased funding to survive and thrive. We’re asking the Mayor and City Council for a restoration of $65 million citywide in the operating budget to expand hours and services, and $1.4 billion in the capital budget citywide, over 10 years, to construct and maintain buildings. Join us at a rally to speak out for libraries and say “We need six day service!" ”Bring family and friends!“

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Puzzle Time

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Rock the brain
Puzzle teasers for the teens

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Introduction to Chair Yoga with Irene Failenbogen

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

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


Jun
3
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Fairy Tale Fun

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

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


Jun
3
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Spring Crafts

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Read to a Dog

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

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


Jun
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Poetry Time with Charles Waters

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Charles Waters leads children ages 6-12 in an appreciation of the sound of poetry. The audience will snap their fingers and clap their hands to the rhythm of poems read aloud, and will echo words in a call-and-response pattern.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

"Don't Snooze on Clues" Anti-Bullying Workshop with Keba R. Cairo

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Through games and discussions, children will learn how to recognize bullying, be helpful bystanders in real-life by "speaking out" . . . and become someone else's hero.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Discovery Team Science Fun

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Young Entrepreneurs' Workshop

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

Young people ages 9-15 can learn how to start a business and sign up for a table at Flea Market Fun Day for a jump start on making money! Participants must have a parent's or guardian's signed consent. Preregistration starts Monday, May 18.


Jun
3
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Introduction to Marketable Skills (in Spanish)

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

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


Jun
3
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Learn to Crochet

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

The Mr. Chris Musical Experience

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Join Mr. Chris in an educational musical experience with hip hop music, movement, storytelling and interactive games!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
4:45PM

--to--

5:45PM

Hatha Yoga With Sandhya Kaurwar

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Yoga for Adults

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Adriana Hastings is the instructor. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Yoga for Adults

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Adriana Hastings is the instructor. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
5:00PM

--to--

5:45PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Sculpt for Adults

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Anti-Bullying Workshop with Dori Crescas

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Anti-bullying advocate Dori Crescas will lead a discussion for ages 5-18 about the effects of bullying and how to deal with it.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Movie Night Wednesday

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

In June, we will screen the following movies, all rated R: 6/3 - "American Sniper"; 6/10 - "Wedding Ringer"; 6/17 - "Fifty Shades of Grey"; 6/24 - "Kingsman: The Secret Service"

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

Additional Dates


Jun
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. 6/3 - Introduction to the computer; 6/10 - Navigating the Internet; 6/17- Creating your own email account. Participants must attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning Wednesday, May 25 at 9:00 a.m.

Central LibraryWed, Jun 10, 20156:00PM - 8:30PM
Central LibraryWed, Jun 17, 20156:00PM - 8:30PM

Jun
3
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Mistake-Free Interviewing

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

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


Jun
4
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners' PowerPoint

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

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


Jun
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


Jun
4
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Mobile Device Computer Classes

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Morning Storytime

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
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


Jun
4
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Beginning a Business

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

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


Jun
4
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Nappy's Puppets Presents "Jack and the Beanstalk"

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Jack is English in origin, but his energy, enthusiasm, optimism and can-do attitude have made him a true American icon. Follow his many adventures in this funny, fast-paced, action-packed show, based on a collection of Appalachian short stories and featuring handcrafted shadow puppets.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

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


Jun
4
12:15PM

--to--

2:15PM

Matinee Thursday

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
12:15PM

--to--

1:00PM

Toddler Movement Workshop

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
12:15PM

--to--

12:45PM

Mother Goose Time

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
12:30PM

--to--

1:00PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

At Mother Goose Time, there are simple songs, rhymes and other activities for infants and their caregivers.


Jun
4
12:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Summer Reading 2015: Kick-Off Event

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Join us to kick off Summer Reading with games, programs, activities, face painting and more!


Jun
4
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

Writing Club

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

Little Learners Video Time

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Bring your toddler ages 18 months to 3 years for learning fun! The DVDs we screen are chosen from popular educational programs enjoyed by children in this age group.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
12:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Registration for Job-Search and Technology Training at Astoria Community Library

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

Are you looking for a new or better job? Queens Library and the Consortium for Worker Education are providing free job-search and technology training classes. Classes start in June and you must preregister in person at the library.


Jun
4
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Create an Email Account

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Elder Law, Estate Planning, Trusts and Asset Protection

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

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


Jun
4
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Bridge Club

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Play bridge and learn how to win!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

A Reptile "Edventure" with Erik Callender

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Learn about the most fascinating creatures on Earth!


Jun
4
1:00PM

--to--

1:30PM

Toddler Storytime with Tina

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Toddlers ages 18 months to 4 years listen to stories.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
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


Jun
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


Jun
4
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

English Conversation Club

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Magic Show

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

We're celebrating Summer Reading with an interactive comedy magic show--and a real, live rabbit!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

Piedmont Bluz

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Less known than the delta blues of Mississippi, Piedmont blues arose in the southeastern United States and employs more finger picking and a ragtime-based rhythm. The Piedmont Bluz acoustic duo is dedicated to the preservation of the style and to educating audiences about this unique aspect of African-American culture.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Kids in the City: A Musical Concert with Carol and Ed Nicodemi

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

If your elementary school-age children love to sing and move to music, then they will have an unforgettable time at this interactive program with veteran performers and music educators Ed and Carol Nicodemi, featuring a combination of original and traditional kid-tested songs.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Annual Summer Reading Kick-Off Carnival

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Join us at our annual fun-filled Summer Reading Carnival! Children ages 4-10 will be treated to games, activities, crafts, prizes and more.


Jun
4
2:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Flea Market Fun Day

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Peruse our flea market and find great deals, plus fun for the whole family! All ages are welcome.


Jun
4
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


Jun
4
2:15PM

--to--

3:15PM

Bilingual Birdies Concert: Songs for Young Children (in English and Spanish)

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children up to age 5 and their parents or other adult caregivers will learn new vocabulary at this live, interactive concert of movement and songs in Spanish and English. 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


Jun
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


Jun
4
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

Meditation for Healthy Living with Frank Pawlowski, EdD

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

We try to exercise and eat right to keep fit and healthy, but doctors are now recognizing that a positive attitude and "food for the soul" are just as important. Discover a simple meditation technique that can melt away stress and be a powerful addition to a healthy regimen.


Jun
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


Jun
4
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Tai Chi and Qigong for Beginners

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Protect Yourself

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Fred Riley, a representative of the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs, will provide resources to help seniors avoid trouble and resolve problems with consumer fraud, scams, identify theft, immigration services, home repairs and other business complaints.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Picture Book Storytime

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Children in preschool and kindergarten are invited to enjoy picture book stories, singing and coloring fun.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Tie-Dye Shirts: Summer Reading Kick-Off

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

Bring a tee shirt and make a cool tie-dye design to kick off summer reading! You must have a valid Queens Library card and sign up for summer reading to participate.


Jun
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


Jun
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Craft Time for Kids

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

Kids' Craft Time

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

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

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

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Jun
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Dragons and Dreams with Sciencetellers

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 will learn about the science of fire and ice in this spectacular adventure about a world where dragons are real and dreams come true—and only the daring survive to tell the tale!

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

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Jun
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Girl Talk

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Calling all TEEN girls! Come out and discuss everyday issues affecting teens, such as bullying, relationships, goal-setting, and more. Learn new ways to overcome personal challenges.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Zumba for Kids

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Let's kick off Summer Reading fun with Zumba dance instructor Audrey Bright-Greene at a workshop for kids ages 6-12 that mixes fun and fitness with great music and easy-to-follow, kid-friendly moves!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Mindful Meditation at the Boardwalk

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Enjoy the benefits of meditation in the beautiful outdoors! Meet at the library, where staff will direct you to the meditation class location. Rain won’t stop us; in the event of bad weather, class will be held in the library. Don’t forget sunblock!

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

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Jun
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Skin Care

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

Healthy skin starts with proper skin care. Learn how to care for your biggest organ!


Jun
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Imagine That! Presents Superhero Adventures, Directed by Joyce Raimondo

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Climb up a building! Fly across the sky! Create your own story from collage cut-outs showing the amazing things your own superhero can do! What will it be today?

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Music and Literature for Kids

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

Everyone knows about stories told in words, but not everyone knows that they can be told in music as well. Children ages 5-10 will explore connections between music and literature with Little Orchestra Society teaching artist Angelica Negron, who will focus on a new musical theme and children's book each week.

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

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Jun
4
4:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Charm and Etiquette with Cathy Politis

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 openings

It's the time of year for celebrations: sweet sixteens, quinceanera, weddings and other exciting events, such as beginning a new job. It's helpful to know how to behave properly ahead of time. At this event you will learn priceless social skills that will last a lifetime!


Jun
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Family Movie Night

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Today's feature is "Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb," rated PG.


Jun
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

JobMap Orientation

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 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 the Job Information Center at 718-990-8625.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

A Reptile "Edventure" with Erik Callender

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

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


Jun
4
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Game Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Every Animal Has a Hero

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us for a "bugs and other animals" show with Jason Reilly, featuring Stickers the Tree Frog, Babe the Tortoise and Cheeks the Chinchilla. Learn where these creatures are from, what they eat, when they sleep and how they protect themselves. Also find out how to be their hero by protecting the environment - ours and theirs.

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

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Jun
4
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Mask-Makers' Club

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Make a mask and be part of our theater club that will put on a show at the end of the summer!


Jun
4
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

American Sign Language Workshop: Spring Series

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Job Readiness Workshop Series: Interview Techniques

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

This interactive workshop will help prepare you for a job interview and provide tips and strategies on what to do before, during and after.


Jun
4
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Zumba for Kids

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

This dance and exercise program has been specially devised for kids!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
5:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Skills Identification

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

In this job market, it is important not only to know your job skills but also be able to market them to employers. This workshop will cover how to define and categorize job skills, what skills are most sought by employers, and how to identify and market your own skills to potential employers.Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary. org or call (718)990-8625

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
5:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Adult and Teen Chess Club - Winter and Spring 2015

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Chess Club on Thursdays at 5:00 PM. For adults and teens. Admission is free.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Meditation Club

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

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


Jun
4
5:30PM

--to--

7:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Practice your chess skills with other adults.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Legos and Games

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

Play classic board games if you're feeling social, or work on some Legos if you're not! They're available at the library Mondays and Thursdays after school for kids ages 6-12.


Jun
4
5:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

The History of African Americans in New York City, 1790 to 1970

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

In 1626, enslaved Africans were brought to build and develop New York City and in the process made major contributions to our collective culture, arts, politics, military and industry. Louise Dente, Founder of Cultural Caravan TV, and Dr. William Seraile, Professor Emeritus of Lehman College, will present a multi-media overview of the African American experience and contributions to New York City. Light refreshments will be served. Seating is limited; first come, first served.


Jun
4
5:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

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

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Are you ready to become a U.S. citizen? Sessions are in English and include a workshop and basic civics education. 6/4: Are you ready to be a U.S. citizen?/Introduction to American history; 6/11: Required documents and more/Introduction to American government and politics; 6/18: Common barriers to naturalization/American culture and geography; 6/25: Naturalization interview and beyond/Review of 100 questions.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Dance Fusion

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Basic Computer for Adults

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Learn how to use the Internet and do research.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Boot Camp

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Quilting Club

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Introduction to Computers

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


Jun
4
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Job Readiness and Computer Class with New York Cares

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Being Joseph Brodsky: A Triumph of Solitude

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Vladimir Solovyov and Elena Klepikova will discuss their new book about Joseph Brodsky and will screen their film "The Island Named Brodsky." Copies of the book will be available for sale and autographing.


Jun
4
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Exercise Club: Ask a Trainer

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Get started achieving your fitness goals in a supportive environment with personal trainer Jill Ackiron Moses!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Computers for Beginners (in English and Haitian Creole)

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Adults will learn the fundamentals of computer use at a course taught in Haitian Creole and English.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Introduction to Email

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

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


Jun
4
6:15PM

--to--

7:15PM

Yoga for Adults with Dorothy Ng

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
6:30PM

--to--

8:30PM

Open Mic Night

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Performers are invited to share their talents in a 5-minute presentation in any of these categories: poetry, written word, music, comedy and spoken word.

*In IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor*


Jun
4
6:30PM

--to--

7:45PM

Conversational English

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Zumba: Latin Dance Fitness for Adults

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Registration is now closed

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


Jun
4
7:00PM

--to--

7:45PM

Your Inner Leader

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
8:00PM

--to--

9:00PM

After Hours: Topical Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
10:00AM

--to--

4:00PM

High School Equivalency Exam Screenings

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
10:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

SNAP Benefits

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

Find out if you qualify for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, formerly known as Food Stamps, and get help applying. You can also find out if you qualify for the Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) or other rent-assistance. No appointment is necessary; walk-ins are welcome. For information on other times and locations of services, call LiveOn NY (formerly the Council of Senior Centers and Services of New York) at 347-815-5930 or email SNAP@liveon-ny.org.


Jun
5
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

English Conversation Group

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
10:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

STARs: Senior Theater Acting Repertory

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

How Do Leading Entrepreneurs Think?

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

In this class you will learn how to think like successful entrepreneurs. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information.


Jun
5
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Tiffany Glass at Queens Museum

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Jason Yoon from the Queens Museum will exhibit and discuss Tiffany lamps, windows, metalwork, ephemera and an immense one-of-a-kind archive of Tiffany flat and pressed-glass “jewels” from Tiffany’s studio in Corona, left when the studio closed in the late 1930s. This is a teleconferenced program. First-time callers should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Jun
5
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Knitting Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Toddler Time

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Picture Book Time

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-5, with parent or caregiver, enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and circle games. Preregistration for the series is required. Please contact the librarian, in person or by telephone, beginning March 30th, to preregister.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Time

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Let's Play

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

It's 30 minutes of unstructured play for infants and toddlers with their caregivers.


Jun
5
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Chinese for Travelers

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

This workshop will teach basic sentences useful for tourists in China.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18-35 months hear stories, enjoy fingerplays, sing songs, and play movement games in this early-learning, early-enrichment program. No preregistration is required, but only the first 25 children may attend each session on a strictly first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Picture Book Time

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Registration is now closed

Children ages 3-5, accompanied by an adult caregiver, enjoy stories, songs, nursery rhymes and fingerplays. Preregistration is required. Space is limited.

Middle VillageFri, Jun 12, 201510:30AM - 11:00AM
Middle VillageFri, Jun 19, 201510:30AM - 11:00AM
Middle VillageFri, Jun 26, 201510:30AM - 11:00AM

Jun
5
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Toddler Time

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

Toddlers and their adult caregivers enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and more .


Jun
5
11:00AM

--to--

2:00PM

Sewing Social

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Do you like to sew? Would you like to meet others who share your interest in this creative and fun activity? Join us every Friday as we visit, sew and share information and inspiration. All levels of experience are welcome. Several sewing machines are available for use.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

We have stories, songs and rhymes for infants ages 6-18 months and their parents or other adult caregiver.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
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


Jun
5
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Moving and Grooving with Tenaria

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Scrabble and Bananagrams

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Play word games with new friends!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Selections for the next several months are: 5/1 -"The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America" by Erik Larson; 6/5 -
"The Secret Life of Bees" by Sue Monk Kidd; 7/10 - "Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet" by Jamie Ford; 8/7 - "Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress" by Dai Sijie. In IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Art Classes and Manga drawings

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Show your artistic skills in drawings.
for teens

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Spelling Bee

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Friday Afternoon Movies

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

TGIF Games

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

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


Jun
5
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Book Buddies

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Irish Traditional Music for Teens

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Teens will be learn about traditional Irish music and regional styles from their own Young Adult Librarian, who will also perform on flute, penny whistle and vocals.


Jun
5
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Game Day

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Game Day

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children play a variety of board games.


Jun
5
3:45PM

--to--

5:45PM

Recovery International

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
3:45PM

--to--

5:45PM

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


Jun
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Chess Club with New York Cares

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Game Fridays

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Dance Fitness for Adults

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Game Time

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Board games, card games and puzzles are waiting for children of all ages, including preschoolers. Those under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Board Game Time

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

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


Jun
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

All Together Now: The TL Radio Show Is Here!

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

Be a part of Far Rockaway's very own teen radio show, for teens, by teens! Learn how to be a host, create topics, edit or engineerand the TL Radio Show experience, made possible by a grant from American Eagle Outfitters Foundation.


Jun
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Wii Games

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Friday is Wii day for children ages 6-12. Children under age 9 must be accompanied by an adult.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

The Fire Safety Show with the Rappin' Fireman

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

The Rappin' Fireman and his safety friends take children ages 6-12 through an adventure in safety, rapping safety songs with robots, puppets, a smoke house and a whole lot of help from the audience.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Picture Book Time

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-5 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


Jun
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Magic Show for Teens

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Teen Happy Hour

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Hang with your friends! Play video games on our new Nintendo Wii U or play card or board games! Friday is our favorite time to be teens at Flushing Library!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Board Game and Coloring Time

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Children of all ages playing board games and color on Friday afternoons.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Fun Friday

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Boys and girls ages 6-12 are welcome to join us for something different every week: arts and crafts, games, movies, or...who knows? You'll have to stop in to find out!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Game Day

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Cook the Books with Roald Dahl

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

We continue our Roald Dahl book & cook club for grades 3 and up. On June 5 we will make the Devil's Drenchers from "The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me" and on June 19 we will concoct the Frobscottle from "The BFG." Prepare to listen to funny stories and delight your taste buds. 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


Jun
5
4:30PM

--to--

5:15PM

Chess Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Friday Fun Day

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Join us for games and other activities each Friday.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
4:30PM

--to--

5:45PM

Girls' Book Discussion and Activity

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

This month, each participant will bring in her favorite book and, in 5-7 minutes, try to persuade her audience that it is the most fantastic book of all. Accompanying the presentation with an original poem, picture or song is highly recommended! Afterwards, girls will design new book covers for their treasured tales. Participation will count toward the Read Down Your Fines program. Preregistration is required.


Jun
5
5:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Woodside Rally

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Rally for Saturday service at Woodside and show your support for libraries! New York City's public libraries need increased funding to survive and thrive. We’re asking the Mayor and City Council for a restoration of $65 million in the operating budget to expand hours and services, and $1.4 billion in the capital budget to construct and maintain buildings. You can help! Join us on Friday, June 5, to speak out for libraries and rally for Saturday service at Woodside. Bring family and friends!


Jun
6
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers

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

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


Jun
6
10:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Social Dance

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
6
10:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Book and Clothing Swap-o-Rama

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Our book and clothing swap is a fantastic way to get free, new-to-you books and clothing, find a home for items that no longer excites you, meet new friends and help save the environment. You bring clothes and books, other people bring clothes and books, and then you swap!


Jun
6
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
6
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Saturday Science Lab

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Learn while having fun at our Saturday morning science lab! Children age 12 and under are welcome, with their families, to participate in hands-on experiments.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
6
1:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Introduction to the Internet

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

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


Jun
6
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Radio Jarocho

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Radio Jarocho keeps alive the music of the swampy Mexican countryside around Veracruz, with original songs that capture the spirit of the popular "son jarocho." This New York City-based band has performed along the east coast of the United States since 2003.


Jun
6
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

A Quilting Workshop

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

In this two-session workshop, Alacia Stubbs will demonstrate how to create easy quilting designs, including four-patch and cathedral window. Materials will be provided. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
6
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

American Sign Language II

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

This course is designed for those who already have a working knowledge of ASL. Students will participate in exercises to help improve their finger spelling and develop expressive and receptive skills. Class is 90 minutes long and space is very limited.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
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


Jun
6
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

Fifty Years of the New York Philharmonic in Queens Parks

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the New York Philharmonic's free concerts in New York City Parks, the Archives at the New York Philharmonic present audio and visual clips on the history of the Philharmonic and its relationship with the borough of Queens.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
6
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Introduction to Photography

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

Participants will explore and experiment with apertures, shutter speeds and ISO settings to create blur, double exposures and other intriguing effects.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
6
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

"Drop Me Off in Harlem" with Broadway and Cabaret Star Timothy Oliver Reid

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Timothy Oliver Reid takes you on a Jazz Age tour through Small's Paradise, the Cotton Club, the Radium Club and other venues that made Harlem "the place to be" in 1934. Free tickets available on Eventbrite https://queenslibrary-treid.eventbrite.com


Jun
6
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

QL International Resource Center Presents Andean Dreamer

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Geo Suquillo is an Ecuadorian composer and instrumentalist who bases his compositions on musical forms typical of the Andean regions of Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia. His compositions combining Andean genres such as sanjuanito, pasillo, albazo, huayno and trote with jazz, flamenco and Middle Eastern and Mediterranean styles create a sound universal in its appeal yet Andean in its essence. *In Auditorium, Lower Level*


Jun
7
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Children’s Oral Health (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

As part of the Community Health Education Partnership series, Dr. Wenduo Chen, DMD, will answer some common questions about the oral health of children. She can give you advice to help your kids have beautiful teeth!


Jun
7
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Sunday Concerts @ Central Presents SOH DAIKO

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

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


Jun
8
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Computer Keyboarding for Beginners

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
8
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers

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

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


Jun
8
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mother Goose

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

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


Jun
8
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Toddler Time

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

Children ages 18-35 months and their caregivers meet weekly with a children's librarian for stories, songs, fingerplays, learning activities and lots of fun. Preregistration is required.

Central LibraryMon, Jun 15, 201510:30AM - 11:30AM
Central LibraryMon, Jun 22, 201510:30AM - 11:30AM

Jun
8
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Computers for Beginners

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

We will show adults how to use computers for creating documents, doing research and communicating with others.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
8
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Mother Goose

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
8
11:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Preschool Play Group

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

Preschoolers ages 3-5 playing with toys and each other at the library. A parent or other adult caregiver must remain with each child. Preregistration is required.


Jun
8
11:30AM

--to--

4:30PM

Safe Driving for Older Adults

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
8
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
8
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Dance Fitness

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

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


Jun
8
12:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Chess and Dominoes Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
8
12:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Defensive Driving

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This class is offered by AARP.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
8
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Diabetes Self-Management

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

A certified diabetes educator from the Janet and John Raggio Nephrology Institute at North Shore-LIJ Health System Foundation will present strategies for controlling diabetes in order to avoid chronic kidney disease.


Jun
8
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Skills Identification

Location: Arverne
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 and become aware of the most sought job skills. To preregister, visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information please call 718-990-8625. Class code JR110

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

Additional Dates


Jun
8
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Introduction to Computers

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 4 openings

Find out how to use a computer to search the Queens Library catalog and the Internet, and learn how to create and use an email account. The class runs for 90 minutes. Space is limited to four participants; preregistration is required. Preregister at www.queenslibrary.org.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
8
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Korean Book Club

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

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


Jun
8
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Introduction to Watercolor: A Creative Aging Program

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Registration is now closed

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
8
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Skype a Crossword

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
8
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Classic Streisand

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

Vocalist Stacia Hobdy performs songs made great by Barbra Streisand.


Jun
8
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

International Film Screening and Discussion

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

In the award-winning film "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?", in Mandarin with English subtitles, directed by Arvin Chen, Weichung is content with his wife son, and job until a chance encounter reignites longings from his gay past.


Jun
8
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Resume Workshop

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 29 openings

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself to start a successful job search! In this workshop participants will learn how to start a job search and safely find and apply for jobs online, and the names of some general and career-specific websites. To preregister, visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information call 718-990-8625. Class code JR190

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

Additional Dates


Jun
8
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Full Body Fitness

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
8
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Classic Movie Mondays

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Join us for classic movies in June: 6/1 - "The Creature from the Black Lagoon"; 6/8 - "The Philadelphia Story"; 6/15 - "Black Narcissus"; 6/22 - "The Devil's Brother"; 6/29 - The Birds

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

Additional Dates


Jun
8
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Children's Chess Club

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Have fun playing chess! Beginning, intermediate and advanced players are welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
8
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Interview Preparation

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 29 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, visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, call 718-634-4784. Class code JR170

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

Additional Dates


Jun
8
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
8
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Family Storytime

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 4-8 will hear stories and sing songs.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
8
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Tail Waggin' Tutor

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children will practice reading aloud to well-behaved and attentive Tail Waggin' Tutor dogs. In this relaxed and friendly atmosphere, children can focus on improving their reading skills and building their empathy and self-esteem while having fun at the same time.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
8
3:45PM

--to--

4:45PM

Gentle Yoga with Mirelle Netelle

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Relax with gentle yoga taught by Mirelle Netelle!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
8
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Crafternoon for All

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Enjoy doing crafts for all ages.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
8
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Attention, thinkers ages 8-12! Join us for chess and sharpen your thinking skills in a fun way!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
8
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Lego Club

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Have fun making some delightful Lego creations!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
8
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Music and Literature Workshop with The Little Orchestra Society

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-10 will explore the connections between music and literature. LOS Teaching Artist Angelica Negron will focus on a new musical theme and new children's book each week.

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

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Jun
8
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Jewelry Making

Location: Richmond Hill
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


Jun
8
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
8
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Debate Day

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
8
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Kids Can Cook, Too!

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

Join food educator and local Astoria resident Stacey Ornstein to chop, grate, blend and roll our way through a delicious seasonal dish! Together we will explore the joys of cooking, develop culinary skills and understand new ingredients and world cultures through food.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
8
4:45PM

--to--

7:45PM

Citizenship Classes and Building Civic Knowledge (in Korean)

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Participants will receive a basic civics education in preparation for the naturalization interview and beyond. Classes will be held in Korean.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
8
5:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Family Movie Night

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Our weekly family movie can be enjoyed by all!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
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


Jun
8
5:00PM

--to--

5:45PM

Debate Day

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
8
5:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Movie Night

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Attend screenings of films from our collection! Movies suitable for adult and young adult audiences will be shown every Monday, with discussion of the film to follow. 6/1 - "Dracula Untold," rated PG-13; 6/8 - "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay," rated PG-13; 6/15 - "The Boy Next Door," rated R; 6/22 - "The Wedding Ringer," rated R; 6/29 - "Jupiter Ascending," rated PG-13;
7/6 - "American Sniper," rated R

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

Additional Dates


Jun
8
5:30PM

--to--

7:00PM

Know Your Rights: Immigration Law (in Spanish)

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

In this workshop in Spanish participants will learn about required immigration documents, deportation and work permits.


Jun
8
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

New York Cares Presents Computers for Beginners

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
8
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

The College Admissions Process (in Chinese)

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

This workshop is designed to help college-bound high school students and their parents navigate the complex and confusing college admissions and financial aid application process.


Jun
8
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Computers for Beginners

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Adults will learn the basics of computer use.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
8
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Art and the City (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Rubin Chen, former lecturer at Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts and now writer of the "China Press" Friday art column, presents a two-part series on enjoying art in New York City: Part 1 - Art Shows and Fairs; Part 2 - Art Museums. In IRC Conference Room


Jun
8
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Dancercise for Adults

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Lisa Spraragen leads this dance/exercise class for adults of all levels and abilities, combining movements from Latin dance, modern dance, yoga and flamenco.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
8
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Family Movie Night

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Enjoy a movie on us! Snacks will be provided; bring your own soft drink. Call the library at 718- 528-8490 for the movie title.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
8
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

10 Steps to Starting a Business (in Spanish)

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

Learn what it takes to start your own business!
This course provides a basic overview of the steps you’ll need to take to start a business and how NYC Business Solutions can guide you through each step along the way.
You will learn about:

• How to develop a business plan
• How to determine your legal structure
• How to set up your bookkeeping
• How to get permits and licenses
• How to obtain financing


Jun
8
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

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


Jun
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


Jun
8
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Zumba Fusion

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
8
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Zumba

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Instructor Tanya Gonzalez-Jorge teaches this fusion of Latin, international and popular dance music themes that create a dynamic, exciting and effective fitness workout. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. The program runs Mondays, except holidays, March 2 through June 29.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
8
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

English Conversation Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
8
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Join our discussion of "The Art of Racing in the Rain" by Garth Stein.


Jun
8
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: "James Naughton: The Songs of Randy Newman!"

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with the Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. This month, renowned Broadway actor and Tony award winner James Naughton performs the music of Randy Newman, whose pop songs and film scores have delighted audiences for decades and won Oscar, Emmy and Grammy awards for their composer. Following the screening, Mr. Naughton will be present to talk about his career and the performance of Mr. Newman's songs.


Jun
9
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Intermediate Word

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


Jun
9
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Health Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Registered nurse Kathy Moran leads this teleconferenced event for older adults and the homebound. Call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Jun
9
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Email

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

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


Jun
9
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Introduction to Computers

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
9
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Basic Computer for Adults

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
9
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to Computers

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

This 6-week comprehensive course for beginners covers the basics of Internet use, email, Microsoft Word and more. Space is limited. Preregistration is required, beginning May 18.

WoodhavenTue, Jun 16, 201511:00AM - 12:30PM
WoodhavenTue, Jun 23, 201511:00AM - 12:30PM
WoodhavenTue, Jun 30, 201511:00AM - 12:30PM
WoodhavenTue, Jul 7, 201511:00AM - 12:30PM
WoodhavenTue, Jul 14, 201511:00AM - 12:30PM

Jun
9
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Computers for Beginners

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 6 openings

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
9
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.


Jun
9
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Sewing by the Book: Baby Accessories

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
9
1:00PM

--to--

2:15PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

This month's title is "I'll Be Seeing You" by Suzanne Hayes and Loretta Nyhan.


Jun
9
1:15PM

--to--

3:15PM

Scrabble Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
9
1:15PM

--to--

3:15PM

Drawing to See: A Drawing Workshop

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Registration is now closed

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


Jun
9
1:15PM

--to--

2:15PM

Chess Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
9
1:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

SNAP Benefits

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. See if you are entitled to rent assistance through the Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) program. Call the outreach office of LiveOn, formerly Council of Senior Centers and Services of New York, at 347-815-5930, or email SNAP@liveon-ny.org for other times and locations.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
9
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

English for Speakers of Other Languages

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
9
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
9
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Introduction to Chair Yoga with Miriam Acevedo

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

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


Jun
9
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Mistake-Free Interviewing

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

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


Jun
9
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.


Jun
9
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Knitting and Crochet

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
9
2:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Open Lab

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
9
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Medication Safety Tips

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Learn the dos and don'ts of medication safety, including side effects and proper storage and disposal of medicines. A pharmacists will be present to answer questions. *in IRC Conference Room*


Jun
9
2:15PM

--to--

4:15PM

Knitting

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Join our weekly knitting sessions, a quiet and relaxing craft time for adults.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
9
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Art Workshop For Kids

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Kids draw, read and paint.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
9
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Stories and Craft

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
9
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

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

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
9
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Superhero Puppet Show

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Learn how to make hand puppets come alive as you act out a wonderful book at this superhero-themed storytime and theater hour with Nicola the puppeteer! This program is for children ages 6-12.


Jun
9
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Summer Reading Kick-Off

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Queens Village kicks off Summer Reading 2015 with exciting games, crafts and prizes for children of all ages.


Jun
9
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Flowers for Kids with Yvette Powell

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

Have you ever wondered how florists turn a few leaves and blossoms into a beautiful floral arrangement? Find out how at this hands-on workshop, where by the end of the afternoon you will have learned new skills and created a beautiful flower arrangement to take home!


Jun
9
4:15PM

--to--

5:15PM

Afternoon Storytime

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

Children ages 3-6 will listen to a fun story and make a craft related to it. Preregistration is required.


Jun
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.


Jun
10
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Resumes

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 9 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, about types of resumes, what to include and not include and tips for making a resume and cover letter stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR130


Jun
10
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Infant Safe Sleep Symposium

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

At this presentation by the New York City Administration for Children's Services, Peggy Regensburg, Director of the Sudden Infant Death Resource Center, will explain the ABCs of infant safe sleep: Alone, on my Back, in my Crib.


Jun
10
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Resume Workshop

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

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


Jun
10
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to the Internet

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

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


Jun
10
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Computers for Beginners

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
10
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Poetry by Women

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

We will listen to and discuss songs and poems by Maya Angelou, Sylvia Plath, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Christina Rossetti and Emily Dickinson.


Jun
10
11:00AM

--to--

11:15AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Online or by phone
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. If you wish to register, check availability for program date June 10, 2015
Availability: 5 openings

Infants up to age 12 months sit on the lap of their parent or caregiver and listen to rhymes and songs. Preregistration is required. Space is limited.

Middle VillageWed, Jun 17, 201511:00AM - 11:15AM
Middle VillageWed, Jun 24, 201511:00AM - 11:15AM

Jun
10
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Email and the Internet

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Create an email account and learn how to use Google to search the web. Preregistration is required.


Jun
10
11:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time Summer Reading Kick-Off Party

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Every hero has a story! There will be snacks, prizes, songs and fun for little ones to celebrate this year's Summer Reading program.


Jun
10
11:30AM

--to--

1:30PM

Blood Pressure Screening

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

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


Jun
10
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 use toolbars 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


Jun
10
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

This program, taught by certified New York City Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services personnel, will equip you with the skills to act in the event of someone's cardiac arrest.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
10
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Tai Chi

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
10
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


Jun
10
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

Louise and Ruth's Book Discussion Group

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Join us for a discussion of "The End of Your Life Book Club" by Will Schwalbe. Copies available at the customer service desk.


Jun
10
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Fairy Tales from Around the World

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
10
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Movie Afternoon

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "Annie" (2014), rated PG.


Jun
10
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


Jun
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Lego Building Club

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

A Musical Salute to Molly Picon, Star of the Yiddish Theater, with Diane Cypkin

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Dr. Diane Cypkin narrates, through words and music, the life story of Molly Picon, performing a delightful potpourri of tangos, waltzes and fox-trot melodies sung or written by Picon, the first lady of Yiddish stage and film.


Jun
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Sock Superheroes Puppet Workshop

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Puppeteer Nicola will show children ages 6-12 how to create their own, unique superhero puppet and use it to perform a group puppet show of their own making. Plus, kids can take the puppet home afterwards!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

We will discuss Laura Moriarty's novel "The Chaperone," a New York Times bestseller about the woman who chaperoned an irreverent Louise Brooks to New York City in the 1920s in a summer that would change them both irrevocably.


Jun
10
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Introduction to Computers (in Spanish)

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

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


Jun
10
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Identifying Your Work Skills

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


Jun
11
10:00AM

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11:00AM

The Playtime Place

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

Children up to age 3 and their caregivers have fun, play games and learn! Preregistration is required.

Central LibraryThu, Jun 18, 201510:00AM - 11:00AM

Jun
11
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Intermediate Word

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

Build upon your basic knowledge of Microsoft Word in this intermediate workshop. Learn how to format Word documents and bibliographis and insert tables, charts, headers and footers. Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Word are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code CC200


Jun
11
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

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


Jun
11
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


Jun
11
12:00PM

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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


Jun
11
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Interview Preparation

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

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-634-4784. Class code JR170

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

Additional Dates


Jun
11
1:00PM

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2:00PM

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

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

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


Jun
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


Jun
11
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Resume Workshop

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
11
2:00PM

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6:00PM

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

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

If you have your green card, you might be ready to get the full benefits of citizenship, which will allow you to vote in your next local, state and national elections as well as enjoy many other opportunities. Please call 212-480-1918 to preregister or sign up at www.citizenshipworks.org/register.


Jun
11
2:00PM

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3:15PM

Meditation for Optimum Well-Being

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Meditation is widely recognized as being beneficial to body, mind and spirit. Renate Lanotte shares a simple meditation technique that can help you in all aspects of your life.


Jun
11
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Writing Workshop: Share Your Memories

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Kathy Cohen leads this writing workshop. Learn basics, tips and techniques of memoir writing and share writing assignments, thoughts and ideas.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
11
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Classic Movies @ 2:00PM

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

In June, we will screen: 6/11 - "Red Dust" (1932); 6/18 - "The Mortal Storm" (1940); 6/25 - "Sullivan's Travels" (1941)

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

Additional Dates


Jun
11
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


Jun
11
3:00PM

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5:15PM

Movie Matinee

Location: Maspeth
Registration: Not required

"Unbroken" (2014), rated PG-13, is based on a true story and was an Oscar-nominee.


Jun
11
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Introduction to Internet

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.


Jun
11
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Teen Anime Club

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Anime Club, for teens and tweens only, is a fun time to chill and enjoy anime. Selections are based on teen feedback and librarian's choice.


Jun
11
4:00PM

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4:45PM

Father's Day Craft

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-12 will make something great for that important man in their lives.


Jun
11
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Story Book Time

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

School-age children, and their grown-ups, are invited to listen to some great stories. They may even want to read one to us!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
11
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Movie Event

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children and teenagers will enjoy the science fiction-adventure-comedy "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy," rated PG, based on the best-selling novel by Douglas Adams.


Jun
11
4:30PM

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6:30PM

Muppet Movie Month

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

June is Muppet Movie Month at Pomonok! We'll watch "The Muppets" (2011) on June 11 and "Muppets Most Wanted" (2014) on June 25, both rated PG. Bring your family and enjoy!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
11
4:30PM

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6:00PM

Accent Reduction for Everyday Success

Location: Woodside
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.


Jun
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


Jun
11
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Night Book Club

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "The Paris Architect" by Charles Belfoure.


Jun
11
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Romanza for the World

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Peruvian singer and composer Marcela Navarro delights with her melodic performance of beloved Portuguese, Italian and English songs and, of course, her own compositions, now airing on local Spanish-language radio. She competed against performers from nine countries to win the "Best Voice and Performance" and "Best Song of the Year” awards at the Miami International Song Festival 2013. Join us for a wonderful recital of music, stories and more!


Jun
11
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Introduction to Coding with Treehouse

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


Jun
11
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Learn to Dance Soca

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
12
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Things to Know before Starting a Business

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

Before you start your business take this class to learn key things you will need to know. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information.


Jun
12
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Chit Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Jun
12
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Salary Negotiations

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

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


Jun
12
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Movie Friday

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

This month's feature is "No Good Deed" (2014), rated PG-13.


Jun
12
1:30PM

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3:00PM

Healthy Eating: Good Fats, Bad Fats

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Good fats. Bad fats. What's the difference? What are fats good for? Do I need them in my diet? Where do I find them? Registered nurse Kathy Moran will present information on this much-maligned nutrient.


Jun
12
2:00PM

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3:30PM

STARs Special Performance

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Senior Theater Acting Repertory will perform theatrical works.


Jun
12
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Children's Movie

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Our feature presentation is "The Lego Movie" (2014), rated PG.


Jun
12
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Father's Day Crafts

Location: Maspeth
Registration: Not required

Make something special for Dad at this crafts program for children age 5 and up.


Jun
12
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Jewelry Making

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Children age 7 and up will learn how to make beautiful jewelry. Materials will be provided.


Jun
12
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Battle with Words Spelling Bee

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
12
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Family Night

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

The Friends of Pomonok Library invite you to an after-hours evening of family fun, music and games to celebrate the end of the school year. The event will take place from 6:00-8:00PM. Children and teens must be accompanied by a parent; unaccompanied youth will not be admitted. Refreshments will be provided.


Jun
13
9:30AM

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12:00PM

Microsoft Excel (in Spanish)

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

Learn how to create a worksheet and perform calculations. 6/13 - Introduction to Microsoft Excel; 6/20 - Calculations and worksheets; 6/27 - Workbooks and layout. Participants should have basic computer skills, such as knowing how to use the keyboard and mouse and open and close applications, and must attend all three sessions. Preregistration is required in person at the Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning Saturday, June 6 at 9:00AM, or by calling 718-661-1280.

FlushingSat, Jun 20, 20159:30AM - 12:00PM
FlushingSat, Jun 27, 20159:30AM - 12:00PM

Jun
13
9:30AM

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12:00PM

Beginners' Word

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

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


Jun
13
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Enjoying a Productive Retirement

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Congratulations! You've retired. Now what? Find out how to thrive in a productive, profitable retirement. Using techniques designed to increase personal growth and transitional development, you will be able to make your latter years your greatest years.


Jun
13
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Puppet Show

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

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


Jun
13
1:00PM

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4:00PM

Spring Science Showcase for Families

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

View and explore the exciting STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) projects that kids in grades 3-8 and their families worked on throughout the year. Members of the Discovery Team and TimeWarner volunteers will be on hand to interact with participants. All ages are welcome.


Jun
13
1:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

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


Jun
13
2:00PM

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4:30PM

Microsoft Word (in Spanish)

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

Learn how to create a document and work with tables. 6/13 - Introduction to Microsoft Word; 6/20-Creating and saving documents; 6/27 - Working with tables and printing. Participants should have basic computer skills, such as being able to use the key board and mouse and open and close applications, and must attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning Saturday, June 6 at 10:00AM.

Langston HughesSat, Jun 20, 20152:00PM - 4:30PM
Langston HughesSat, Jun 27, 20152:00PM - 4:30PM

Jun
13
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: A Memorial Concert for Pete and Toshi Seeger

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. An all-star lineup of friends and family gather to honor these leaders in folk music and activism.


Jun
13
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Mundo Clave

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Mundo Clave's vocal and instrumental blend of exciting Afro-Cuban jazz and Latin jazz standards will get your feet tapping to the rhythms of timba, cha-cha, salsa and son cubano.


Jun
13
2:30PM

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4:45PM

Movie Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Angelina Jolie directed and produced "Unbroken" (2014), rated PG-13, an epic true story of the life of Olympian and World War II hero Louis Zamperini. It was nominated for 3 Academy Awards.


Jun
13
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Meet the Author: Allan Avidano

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Allan Avidano will discuss his novel "The Other Son," his creative process and his experience in self-publishing. Books will be available for sale and signing.


Jun
13
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

A Staging of the Play "The New Generation" (in Bengali)

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

World leaders, especially from developing nations, are often corrupt, enriching themselves and abusing their power instead of serving their people. Many are demagogues who rely on crime and violence to retain power. The solution to political misconduct and corrupt leadership is the new generation, who, with forward thinking and a progressive mindset, can help eliminate corruption and point the way to a more prosperous future.


Jun
14
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Music Lecture Series by New York Classical Music Lovers Association (in English and Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Lecturers will discuss different style of classical music and composers each month. *In IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor*


Jun
14
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Open Mic for Poets

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Among the poetry collections of featured reader Kathleen Ossip are "The Do-Over" and "The Cold War," chosen one of the best books of 2011 by "Publishers Weekly." She has published poems in "Best American Poetry," "Best American Magazine Writing," "Washington Post," "Paris Review," "Poetry," "The Believer," "A Public Space" and "Poetry Review" (London). She teaches at The New School and online for The Poetry School of London and has received a fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts.


Jun
14
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

QL International Resource Center Presents Folkloric Dances of Paraguay

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Panambi Vera Ballet Folklórico Paraguayo de Nueva York performs dances of Paraguay, including the galopera, internationally known as the bottle dance, in which dancers balance bottles on their head with grace and agility, and other dances, including the carreta guy and el pajaro campana. Panambi has performed in various cities in the United States, with Berta B. Gauto its artistic director. *in Auditorium, Lower Level*


Jun
15
10:00AM

--to--

4:00PM

Defensive Driving

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

This is a 6-hour course offered by AARP. To preregister, please call Elaine at 718-641-3911. Space is limited.


Jun
15
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to the Internet

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

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


Jun
15
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Pedestrian Safety for Seniors

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
15
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Cover Letters

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

Are you ready to apply for jobs? Do your resume and cover letter stand out from the crowd? Make your resume and cover letter the best that they can be in this workshop!
Participants will learn: how to get started; types of resumes; what to include and not include; tips for making your resume and cover letter stronger. Class Code: JR130
To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Call (718) 634-4784.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
15
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Bingo for Older Adults

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Join us for bingo! Prizes will be awarded!


Jun
15
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Movie Time

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

We will screen "Maps to the Stars" (2014), rated R, a film about a Hollywood family, starring Julianne Moore.


Jun
15
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Senior Health Series

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

The New York City Department for the Aging presents a three-part series for older adults: 6/15 - Keeping Your Mind Sharp; 7/2 - Fall Prevention; 8/18 - Caring for the Caregiver

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

Additional Dates


Jun
15
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Our selection for June is "The Supreme Macaroni Company" by Adriana Trigiani.


Jun
15
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Teen Hygiene

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
15
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Summer Reading Kick-Off Party

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Every hero has a story! Find out more at our Summer Reading Kick-Off Party with games, prizes, snacks and fun. 4:00PM - grades K-5; 5:00PM - tweens and teens above age 10


Jun
15
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Zumba: Latin Dance Fitness

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

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


Jun
15
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Job Readiness Workshop Series: Job Search Techniques

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
15
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Open Mic Night

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
15
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Celebrate Mexican Culture with Mariachi Tapatío de Álvaro Paulino

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Founded in 1983, Mariachi Tapatio de Álvaro Paulino, under the direction of Puebla-born Mexican Álvaro Paulino, is considered one of the finest mariachi bands in New York City. The band's music includes “corridos,” a form of storytelling in song that is enjoyed by young and old.


Jun
15
6:00PM

--to--

7:15PM

A Musical Tribute to Nat King Cole

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

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


Jun
15
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

QL International Resource Center Presents La Voz De Tres

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Chilean vocalist Natalia Bernal, keyboardist Mike Eckroth and seven-string guitarist Jason Ennis blend the infectious rhythms and nuanced songwriting traditions of Latin America, original compositions and picks from the great American songbook into a surprising improvisational texture. *In Auditorium, Lower Level*


Jun
15
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Cultivating Healthy Relationships (in English and Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

In this workshop in English and Chinese, we will address the essential elements of open and supportive relationships by discussing real life situations and experiences together. *In IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor*


Jun
15
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Solar Power Opportunities for Homeowners

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Find out if you qualify for a low cost solar system to reduce your monthly utility costs, at a solar energy workshop for homeowners presented by non-profit organization GRID Alternatives.


Jun
15
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

History and Headlines: A Nonfiction Book Discussion Group

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

"Alexander Hamilton," by Ron Chernow, is the riveting story of a man who overcame all odds to shape, inspire and scandalize a newborn nation. Chernow’s biography makes the compelling argument that the political and economic greatness of today’s United States is the result of ideas championed by Hamilton that were wildly disputed during his time.


Jun
15
6:00PM

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7:00PM

eBook Workshop

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

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


Jun
15
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Sensory Processing Disorder and Autism

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Learn about sensory processing disorder and how it impacts children and adults with autism spectrum disorders at this interactive workshop. A question-and-answer session will follow the workshop.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
15
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Zumba: Dance for Your Health

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Instructor Maxine Davis leads this Latin-inspired exercise dance class.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
15
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

Celebrate the Summer Solstice with The Charles Turner Jazz Trio

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Enjoy the delicious jazz vocals of Charles Turner, who has appeared at Dizzy's Club Coca Cola (Jazz at Lincoln Center) and is a recent winner of the Duke Ellington Vocal Competition. He has sung throughout Europe, appears regularly at supper clubs and jazz venues around the city. Free tickets on Eventbrite. https://queenslibrary-turner.eventbrite.com


Jun
16
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Word for Resumes

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

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


Jun
16
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Microsoft Word for Beginners

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

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


Jun
16
1:30PM

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2:30PM

Author Talk with Michael Sweet

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

There's more to Michael Sweet than the 8 million albums sold by his band Stryper or his singing and guitar-slinging with Boston, and it comes in the form of his immensely anticipated autobiography "Honestly," a riveting, behind-the-scenes story of triumph, heartbreak and redemption, told with unvarnished candor. Michael will read excerpts from his book and have a question-and-answer session, meet-and-greet and book-signing with the audience.


Jun
16
1:30PM

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3:30PM

Identifying Your Work Skills

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


Jun
16
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Concerts in Motion Presents Accordian Player Henry Koperski

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Henry Koperski is a multi-instrumentalist, performing throughout New York City as a saxophonist, pianist, comic, singer and accordionist. He will be playing his accordion for this teleconferenced event. First-time participants should call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Jun
16
2:30PM

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3:45PM

Come Fly with Me

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

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


Jun
16
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Keep Your Family Safe and Together (in Bengali)

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Learn how to establish healthy family relationships in a new environment, obtain financial independence, find free resources about immigration law and get a job in the United States.


Jun
16
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Kowai: International Monsters of Mystery

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Vampires, ghouls, shape changers . . . . These are the parts of our storytelling legacy that live on in our dreams and our nightmares. Exame some of these fearsome foes that prowl the corners of the globe!


Jun
16
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Making Fabric Beaded Jewelry

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

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


Jun
16
4:00PM

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5:15PM

Rhythms and Counter-Rhythms

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Guitarist Francisco Roldán performs music from Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Spain, Venezuela and the United States.


Jun
16
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Jewelry Making

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children make beautiful jewelry from materials provided.


Jun
16
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.


Jun
17
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Job-Search Strategies

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

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


Jun
17
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Email

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

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


Jun
17
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Mistake-Free Interviewing

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

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


Jun
17
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

The Poet in You

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Jun
17
11:00AM

--to--

5:00PM

Knit and Crochet for a Cause

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
17
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Google Nexus for Beginners

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
17
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Akhil Sharma’s novel "Family Life" tells the semi-autobiographical story of a family that emigrates from India to Queens to build a new life. Pick up a copy at the Reference Desk and join us to share your thoughts!


Jun
17
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

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


Jun
17
12:00PM

--to--

12:30PM

Toddler Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

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


Jun
17
12:30PM

--to--

1:00PM

Craft and Play Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Toddlers play with toys and work on easy crafts.


Jun
17
1:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

SNAP and SCRIE Benefits

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

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


Jun
17
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

Mardi Gras Sounds

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Linda Ipanema takes you on a musical tour of New Orleans with foot-stomping, finger-snapping music featuring Dixieland tunes, blues ballads and great swing selections.


Jun
17
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "The Art of Racing in the Rain" by Garth Stein.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
17
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Join us for a discussion of "Orphan Train" by Christina Baker Kline.


Jun
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. 6/17: "The Silent Sister," by Diane Chamberlain; 7/22: "The Girl Who Came Home," by Hazel Gaynor; 8/19: "The Story Hour," by Thrity Umrigar; 9/23: "Everything I Never Told You," by Celeste Ng; 10/21: "A Spool of Blue Thread," by Anne Tyler; 11/18: "The Girl on the Train," by Paula Hawkins

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

Additional Dates


Jun
17
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Growing Your Community: The Power of Positive Feedback

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Still active at age 89 and lauded as an outstanding student and the eldest in her 2011 Queensborough Community College graduating class, Sadie Fields shares her unique perspective and experiences in a talk on the effects of positive feedback, such as praise and compliments, on a community.


Jun
17
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

This month we will discuss "Guilty Wives," by James Patterson.


Jun
17
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.

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


Jun
17
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


Jun
17
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Health Chat for Seniors: Care in the Home

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This month's health topic for older adults, presented by Naturally Occurring Retirement Community Without Walls (NORC WOW), will be an informative discussion designed to help you understand how to make home care work for you. Blood pressure screenings will be available from 1:30-1:45PM.


Jun
17
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Origami

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

Learn origami techniques from origami master Kazuyo Mizukami at this program for adults. Preregistration is required.


Jun
17
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


Jun
17
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Long Island Sound Performs Hits of the '50s to '90s

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Take a trip down memory lane with great tunes originally performed by Johnny Mathis, Connie Francis, Motown artists and more.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
17
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Fun Express with Tara Tandlich

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

All aboard for a trip to the Land of Imagination! Jump on stage, play amazing theater games and then work together to create and present a fabulous and funny story, starring you! The next stop on this program for kids ages 6-12? Fun!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
17
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Simple Science Wednesdays

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

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


Jun
17
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Polyhedron Origami

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Using brightly colored paper, teens will make three-dimensional geometric shapes that can be put together, stacked or connected to form towers, containers and much more.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
17
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Father's Day Arts and Crafts

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children of all ages are invited to create something special for Father's Day.


Jun
17
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Resume Workshop

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

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


Jun
18
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

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


Jun
18
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners' Excel

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

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


Jun
18
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Book Discussion Goup

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
18
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


Jun
18
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

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


Jun
18
1:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Film Screening

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

"American Sniper" (2014), rated R, is based on the autobiography of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, whose pinpoint accuracy with a gun saved countless lives on the battlefield and turned him into a legend. Directed by Clint Eastwood, the film focuses on Kyle's relationships in and out of war and his adjustment to life as a husband and father in Texas.


Jun
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


Jun
18
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mitch Kahn Celebrates the Great American Popular Songbook

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
18
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

Find the Hidden Artist in You

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 7 openings

Artist Doug LeBlang shares tips and techniques in this painting workshop for adults of all ages. No art experience is necessary. Preregistration is required. Space is limited and materials are available for up to 15 people.


Jun
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


Jun
18
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Film Screening and Book Discussion

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

We will screen the film "House of Sand and Fog" and then discuss it, comparing and contrasting it with the book, which it is strongly recommended that you read before this program.


Jun
18
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Karaoke Day

Location: Maspeth
Registration: Not required

Join us for a karaoke event with songs from all eras!


Jun
18
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Introduction to Email

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.


Jun
18
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Starting and Running a Small Business

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Participants will learn helpful tips for turning a hobby or skills into a business, and where to obtain free resources to help plan a business.


Jun
18
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Family Film

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

In "School of Rock" (2003), rated PG-13, a down-and-out rock musician becomes a substitute teachers and turns his class into a rock band.


Jun
18
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Author Talk: "Cooking Up Happiness"

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Author and cook Yiyi Fu believes that anyone can create magic in the kitchen, and she shares 100 of her best recipes in her illustrated cookbook, "Cooking Up Happiness." Join her at this program, where she shares her many years of experience cooking healthy Chinese food. Books will be available for sale and autographing and food will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
18
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Book Discussion for Boys

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 8 openings

Join Mrs. Tina to discuss "There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom" by Louis Sachar. Before attending the meeting, participants must read the book, copies of which will be available at the Customer Service Desk. Participation will count toward the Read Down Your Fines program. Preregistration is required.


Jun
18
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Summer Reading Book Talk

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Come on in and talk to one another, and the librarian, about the books on your summer reading list!


Jun
18
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Father’s Day Craft Project

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children will make Father’s Day cards out of construction paper and glue and will write Father’s Day greetings on lined paper and paste the message in the card.


Jun
18
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Comic Book and Graphic Novel Club

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

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


Jun
18
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Know Your Rights: Immigration Law (in Hindi)

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Learn options available to individuals with or without legal status in the United States, information on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and eligibility and requirements for obtaining citizenship.


Jun
18
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Tai Chi for All

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

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. This is an intergenerational workshop. Preregistration is required online or by calling 718-990-0728.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
18
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Muse Exchange

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Share your poetry, prose, art or music in a friendly environment.


Jun
18
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Beginners' Word

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

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


Jun
18
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Maspeth
Registration: Not required

We will discuss Christina Baker Kline's novel "Orphan Train" at this month's meeting of our book group for adults. Copies of the book are available at the Reference Desk.


Jun
18
6:30PM

--to--

7:45PM

Big Band Music with New York City Swing

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

The band New York City Swing plays big band favorites by Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Harry James, Louis Armstrong and Bunny Berigan such as "In the Mood" and "Sing, Sing, Sing."


Jun
18
7:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Digital Citizenship: What Every Parent Should Know about Children and Technology

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Technology influences nearly every facet of our lives, and children today are placed in a digital playground, often without instruction and supervision. The Digital Citizenship Project was designed to empower parents, teachers and students to maximize the benefits of technology by understanding and avoiding its inherent dangers. Eli Shapiro, LCSW, will discuss the risks of the digital realm and provide strategies parents can use to communicate these risks to their children.


Jun
18
8:00PM

--to--

9:00PM

After Hours: A Short Story Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
19
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

1950s Big Band Sing-Along

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Listen to big band tunes from the 50s, reminisce, and sing along with Cecile and Melba! This is a teleconferenced program. First-time callers should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Jun
19
11:00AM

--to--

4:00PM

Annual Art Show and Sale

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

The Friends of East Elmhurst need your support! Visit their annual art show and sale, where you will have the opportunity to purchase some great gifts!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
19
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Heart Health

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

The heart is the powerhouses of the body. Nutritionists from the Community Healthcare Network will explain how to care for it with proper nutrition.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
19
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Moving and Grooving with Tenaria

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
19
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Design Your Own Lace Bracelet

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 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.


Jun
19
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Crochet Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics!


Jun
19
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Make a Name for Yourself: Create a Business Logo

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

Design a business logo for yourself! By learning something about the art of lettering, you will be able to create a signature style for your own logos and t-shirt art, at this program made possible by the office of Councilman Donovan Richards.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
19
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen Advisory Group

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

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


Jun
19
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

10 Steps to Creating an Online Business

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

Learn what it takes to starting a business online. Learn the resources available to start an online business. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information.


Jun
19
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Father's Day Arts and Crafts

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children will make something nice for that special man in their lives.


Jun
19
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Discovery Team Science Fun

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
19
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Celebrate Juneteenth 2015

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

All ages are invited to an afternoon of film, music and discussion celebrating Juneteenth, the oldest known celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. Families are encouraged to attend.


Jun
19
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Father's Day Craft

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

Make something fun for father!.


Jun
20
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners' Excel

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

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


Jun
20
12:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

It's Always Sunny in Sunnyside

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Let's celebrate the sunny season at Sunnyside library! At this program for ages 5-15 there will be face-painting from 12:00-2:00PM, a scavenger hunt from 2:00-3:00PM and a bookmark craft at 3:00PM. Prizes will be awarded and light refreshments will be served.


Jun
20
12:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Foundation for Fighting Blindness

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

This networking group is an opportunity for those with retinal disease, or the sighted supporter of someone who has it, to share experiences, learn about research development and meet others with the same condition. All are welcome.


Jun
20
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Traditional Chinese Culture with Costume and Dance

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join us for a spectacle of traditional Chinese fashion and a variety of Chinese folk dances.


Jun
20
1:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

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


Jun
20
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

An Afternoon of Cabaret with Castorina and Rose

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Castorina and Rose perform favorite musical selections from the Broadway stage and American standards that include "I Could Have Danced All Night," "New York, New York," "Send in the Clowns" and "Hello, Dolly!"


Jun
20
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

Art Lecture: Women Impressionists of the Late Nineteenth Century

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Mary Dono explores and discusses the works of women artists whose artistic style contributed greatly to the development of Impressionism.


Jun
20
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: "Kristin Chenoweth: The Dames of Broadway… All of ’Em!"

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with the Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. This month, Broadway and television star Kristin Chenoweth, of "Wicked," "Glee" and "Pushing Daisies," offers a fond salute to the great ladies of Broadway for a night filled with “Broadway razzle dazzle.”


Jun
20
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Jazz-y Sazon!

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Edwin Vazquez and James Grover perform jazzy and spicy-but-romantic boleros and popular standards in English and Spanish by great composers such as Rafael Hernandez, Consuelo Velazquez, Roberto Cantoral, Joseph Kosma, Johnny Mercer, Ruth Etting and Guillermo Portabales.


Jun
20
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Swinging Women of Jazz

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

The Carol Sudhalter Jazz Ensemble performs favorites from the American Songbook and an array of sambas, bossa novas and other Latin rhythms.


Jun
20
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Wii Games

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Kids will play together on the Wii gaming console.


Jun
22
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Email

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

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


Jun
22
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Jun
22
12:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Kids' Clothing Swap

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Swap gently used and clean clothing. Bring some, take some. For more information, please call the library.


Jun
22
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

Poetry Club

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Let's read and discuss great poetry together!


Jun
22
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Meet Scott Stone, Author of "Insatiable"

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

Scott Stone shares the story of how he travelled to over 34 countries on less than $2 a day, backpacking around the world. Books will be available for sale and signing.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
22
1:30PM

--to--

2:45PM

The Doug and Dmitri Klezmer Duo

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Enjoy an electrifying performance of klezmer music by Doug Leblang and Dmitri (Zisl) Slepovitch, who sing and perform on a variety of instruments.


Jun
22
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Access-A-Ride: Eligibility and Services

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Russell Schmid, a customer relations specialist for Access-A-Ride, will explain the service and eligibility for it, and provide information on using this form of transportation.


Jun
22
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

New York Cares

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

New York Cares will offer an orientation meeting to recruit volunteers.


Jun
22
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Challenges of Parenting a Hyperactive or ADHD Child (in Spanish)

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

A psychotherapist and educator will explain how parents can help their children improve their behavior, concentration and self-control.


Jun
22
5:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Family Movie Time

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

"Into the Woods," (2014), rated PG, is a modern musical twist on the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales.


Jun
22
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Join us on selected Mondays to discuss the latest selection. This month's is "A Deep Dark Secret" by Kimberla Lawson Roby.


Jun
22
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Dancercise for Adults

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Lisa Spraragen leads this dance/exercise class for adults of all levels and abilities, combining movements from Latin dance, modern dance, yoga and flamenco.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
22
6:00PM

--to--

7:15PM

Japanese Ink Painting

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

Students will learn *sumi-e*, the art of Japanese ink-painting. *Sumi-e* depicts the spirit or essence of an object or scene rather than its outward appearance, in the fewest possible strokes. Because of this simplicity, the painter’s character and personality come through in his or her work. In both viewing and creating, *sumi-e is* a contemplative form of painting.


Jun
22
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Book Presentation: "Confessions of a Secret Latina"

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

In this honest, gripping memoir, Barbara E. Joe tells the story of her journey through Cuba and a life filled with difficulties, challenges and tragedies—a story that is all the more relevant now that the United States government is taking steps to re-establish diplomatic relations with Cuba.


Jun
22
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Know Your Rights: Immigration Law (in Urdu)

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

Learn options available to individuals with or without legal status in the United States, information on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and eligibility and requirements for obtaining citizenship.


Jun
22
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Complementary and Alternative Medicine 101

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Complementary and alternative medicine is the term for medical products, beliefs and practices that are not part of standard “conventional” care. It can include everything from acupuncture to yoga, including exercise, nutrition and supplements. Learn about it from Dr. Robert Graham, Director of Integrative Health and Wellness at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System.


Jun
22
7:00PM

--to--

10:00PM

Queens Memory at Cunningham Park

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Celebrate 50 years of New York Philharmonic Concerts in the Parks with Queens Memory! Visit our tent on the evening of June 22nd to see historic images celebrating the legacy of the New York Philharmonic and great entertainment in Cunningham Park. For more details about the concert, visit http://nyphil.org/concerts-tickets/1415/concerts-in-the-parks-june-22


Jun
23
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners' Excel

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

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


Jun
23
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Excel

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


Jun
23
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Internet for Beginners

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
23
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Mistake-Free Interviewing

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

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


Jun
23
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Richard Hourahan of the Queens Historical Society will discuss the life and work of Grace Lee Boggs, Betty Friedan, Helen Keller, Yeou Cheng Ma, Rise Stevens and Lisa Randall. The first three will be the subject on May 22 and the last three on June 23. This is a teleconferenced event open to older adults and the homebound. Call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Jun
23
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Help Save a Life: Learn CPR - Free On-Site Training for Adults

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

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


Jun
23
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Eric Carle Birthday Celebration

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-5 years, with parents or caregivers, are invited to celebrate the upcoming birthday of author/illustrator Eric Carle. We will read from some of Mr. Carle's picture books, do a simple craft activity and enjoy a snack!


Jun
23
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Body Bingo

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

Children in grades 3-6 play Body Bingo and find out how their bodies work!


Jun
23
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Create an Email Account

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

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


Jun
24
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mistake-Free Interviewing

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

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


Jun
24
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Resume Workshop

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

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


Jun
24
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Computers for Beginners

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

No prior computer experience is required. Space is limited.


Jun
24
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Bonnie's Book Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "The Vault" by Ruth Rendell. 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.


Jun
24
1:00PM

--to--

2:15PM

Budgeting and Setting Financial Goals

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

This workshop will cover the most important topics in personal finance, with strategies and tips on setting goals, creating a spending plan and tracking money. You will leave with tools and skills you need to accomplish your financial goals, whatever they may be.


Jun
24
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

Art Deco-Inspired Jewelry Workshop

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

Recycle your favorite buttons or use ours, and see them transformed into an elegant art deco-inspired bracelet. Materials will be provided. Space is limited. Preregistration is required.


Jun
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


Jun
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


Jun
24
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Storytime in the Garden

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Our local gardener invites you to welcome the flowers and vegetables at McKinley's Children's Garden and listen to stories about the garden, which is at 108-56 Union Hall Street at the corner of 109 Avenue, behind the Bravo grocery store.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
24
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Exploring Comics through Drawing

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Learn about comics and how to make your own!


Jun
24
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Jewelry-Making for Children

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Children age 5 and up will make beautiful jewelry with beads.


Jun
24
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Introduction to Internet (In Spanish)

Location: Corona
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


Jun
24
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Identifying Your Work Skills

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

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


Jun
24
6:30PM

--to--

8:30PM

Financing Roadmap for Businesses (in Mandarin)

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

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


Jun
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


Jun
25
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Lung Cancer (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

As part of the Community Health Education Partnership series, board-certified oncologist Dr. Zili He will give a talk on smoking cessation and the prevention, detection, diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer, with a focus on new target therapy treatment.


Jun
25
11:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

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


Jun
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


Jun
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


Jun
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


Jun
25
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

We will read and discussion "The Assistant" by Bernard Malamud.


Jun
25
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Online Job Applications

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

In this workshop, you will begin to navigate online job applications swiftly and efficiently by learning: how to register and build an employment profile on a job site; how to apply to online job postings; and how to upload your resume to an online application. Basic computer skills and an email account are required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center. Basic computer skills are required. Class Code: JR160.


Jun
25
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Getting Involved in Your Child's Education: The Parent as Role Model (in Korean)

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Learn why parents should attend parent workshops at their child’s school, why teacher conferences are important, what goes on at PTA meetings and how to bring your children to the library.


Jun
25
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

American Sign Language Workshop

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

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


Jun
25
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Graduation Craft and Story

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

We will list the names of those graduating from pre-K, kindergarten and grade 5 on a large piece of poster paper and the other children will write congratulatory messages on the poster paper to them. We will also listen to "Oh, the Places You’ll Go!" by Dr. Seuss.


Jun
25
4:30PM

--to--

8:30PM

Gala Opening of the Art Gallery at Windsor Park

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Friends of Windsor Park Library opens its new gallery with a gala event featuring the works of local Queens artists Joseph Gagliano, June Moon and Archana Santra. Join us to celebrate our grand opening and meet the artists in person! Refreshments will be served.


Jun
25
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

iPad Basics

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

Learn how to use an iPad and find apps for it that suit your needs.


Jun
25
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Open Mic

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Poets, writers, singers, musicians, comedians, orators and everyone else are invited to share their talents at Queens Library at East Elmhurst. Come prepared with five minutes of material. All levels are welcome. You're sure to have a good time.


Jun
25
6:00PM

--to--

7:45PM

Literature and Art Encounter with Arturo Ruiz-Sánchez (in Spanish)

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Poets, writers, musicians, comedians, painters, orators and others are invited to share their talents every last Thursday of the month with five minutes of prepared material. All levels are welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
25
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

The Songs of Ella, Barbra and Judy

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Jazz vocalist Lois Bruno performs music made great by Ella Fitzgerald, Barbra Streisand and Judy Garland.


Jun
26
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Sing Along with Rich and STARS Performance

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

There will be a sing along and performance of scenes from classic plays at this teleconferenced program. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Jun
26
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Many Kinds of Heroes

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Kick off your summer reading with a celebration of South Asian heroes, great and small, and create your own personalized handprint hero.


Jun
26
3:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Games and Movies

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
26
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Social Media for Your Business

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

Learn which social sites are best for you. Learn strategies to becoming successful in social media for your business. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information.


Jun
26
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Family Film

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato star in "Princess Protection Program" (2009), rated G, a Disney Channel adventure.


Jun
26
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Board Game Time

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

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


Jun
26
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Summer Reading Party

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Fiesta Kids will be here to help kick off our Summer Reading Program with music, dance, games and some costumed characters. A superhero is expected, too. Be prepared to move and groove!


Jun
26
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Amazing Readers Kids' Book Club

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 8-12 will discuss Jeff Kinney’s "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul" at this session of Amazing Readers. Participation will count toward the Read Down Your Fines program.


Jun
27
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Haiyun Chorus Summer Concert

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This concert includes songs made famous by Chinese musicians as well as other composers from all over the world, including the United States and Russia. To commemorate the seventieth anniversary of the victory over fascism, the chorus will also perform some historically significant songs. There will be solos, duets, men and women's ensembles and performances by the full choir. Haiyun Chorus is currently conducted by Guo Shuang, with piano accompaniment by Lin Di Hua. *in Auditorium, Lower Level*


Jun
27
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

The Sounds of Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

L A Blacksmith and Wayne Holmes take you on their time machine to share some of the hits of these great artists: “Let the Good Times Roll," “Georgia,” “I’ve Got a Woman," "Superstition," "Signed, Sealed, Delivered,” “Sunshine of My Life,” “What’s Going On,” “Mercy, Mercy Me,” “Let’s Get It On,” “Got to Give It Up” and more.


Jun
27
2:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Film Screening and Author Talk: “Blackfish” and “Beneath the Surface”

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

See the documentary “Blackfish,” praised for raising awareness about the dangers and cruelty of keeping killer whales in captivity, and meet former SeaWorld trainer John Hargrove, a star of the film and author of "Beneath the Surface: Killer Whales, SeaWorld, and the Truth Beyond 'Blackfish.'” Becoming an orca trainer was the fulfillment of Hargrove’s childhood dream, until his experience with orcas brought doubts about keeping them in tanks. Books will be available for sale and signing.


Jun
27
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.


Jun
27
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

The Sharp Radway Jazz Quartet Celebrates Jazz Piano Masters Hope, Powell and Monk

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

The Sharp Radway Jazz Quartet will celebrate the music of legendary jazz piano masters Elmo Hope, Bud Powell and Thelonious Monk. in the context of the historical backdrop of their lives. [Culture connection EvenBrite]


Jun
27
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Doo-Wop Concert with The New York Serenaders

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The New York Serenaders are made up of founder and bass man Ron (Ronnie D) Derin, Joe (Joey Guitar) Sanders, Dan (Doo-Wop Dan) Juhn and Rodd (Hot-Rodd) Marcus. Their set list includes monster hits ranging from "Let It Please Be You" by The Desires (1959) and “True Love, True Love" by The Drifters (1959) all the way to later genre classics such as "Morse Code of Love” by The Capris (1982).


Jun
28
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Sunday Movie: "Dying of the Light"

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Nicolas Cage plays a veteran CIA agent showing signs of dementia who is intent on catching his archnemesis, a terrorist who is dying of a blood disease. (2014; R)


Jun
28
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Polish American Folk Dance Company

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Founded in 1938, the Polish American Folk Dance Company is dedicated to preserving and promoting Polish culture through song and dance. Members perform traditional Polish folk dance and sing traditional songs dressed in hand-sewn costumes (more than 600 pieces) that are made in Poland of the same materials used for centuries.


Jun
29
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
29
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
29
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
29
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
29
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
29
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
29
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
29
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
29
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
29
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
29
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
29
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
29
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
29
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
29
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
29
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
29
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
29
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
29
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
29
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Summer Reading Program: Grades 1-3

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This year's Summer Reading theme is "Every Hero Has a Story." Readers in grades 1-3 will explore it through our Summer Reading Club, art projects, science experiments and origami. Preregistration begins June 4 at 12:00PM and continues throughout the summer.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
29
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Crafts

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-11 will make fun, simple summer crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
29
2:30PM

--to--

4:45PM

Movie Time: "Fury"

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Brad Pitt plays an Army Sergeant leading a tank crew on a dangerous mission in the final days of World War II. (134 minutes; 2014; R)


Jun
29
3:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Math Is Fun

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

Elementary and junior high school students will explore their untapped potential in mathematics through interesting activities and fun problems.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
29
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Summer Writing Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

If you read a great book or a really scary or really funny book this summer, let your friends know! Write a review and decorate it however you like. Teen assistants will help you do the best job you can, and your finished work will be put on display.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
29
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Reading Buddies

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 1-3 read books with a teen buddy to improve their reading skills.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
29
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Alzheimer's Disease

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia, a general term for memory loss and other intellectual impairments serious enough to interfere with daily life. Learn about the symptoms of and treatments for Alzheimer's disease and other dementias in this program presented by the Alzheimer's Association.


Jun
29
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Laurelton Reading Society

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Today's selection is "The Short and Tragic of Life of Robert Peace" by Jeff Hobbs.


Jun
29
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

In "Seabiscuit," Laura Hillenbrand tells the true story of a horse with crooked legs and a pathetic tail that made racing history in 1938.


Jun
30
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Intermediate Excel

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is now closed

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


Jun
30
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Using a Google Nexus Tablet

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

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


Jun
30
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Ask the Pharmacist

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Gather your prescriptions, vitamins, over-the-counter medicines and herbal supplements and bring a list of your questions to ask the pharmacist. Preregister at the Reference Desk, call 718-528-8196 or email tmichel@queenslibrary.org to make an appointment and minimize your wait time.


Jun
30
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Summer Reading Program: Grades 4-6

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This year's Summer Reading theme is "Every Hero Has a Story." Readers in grades 4-6 will explore it through our Summer Reading Club, art projects, science experiments, origami and more. Preregistration begins June 4 at 12:00 p.m. and continues throughout the summer.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
30
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Alice's Kitchen

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Alice Morley leads this discussion on healthy cooking, food and recipes. This is a teleconferenced program. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Jun
30
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Summer Reading Activity

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us for fun summer reading fun for ages 6-11!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
30
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Escape the ordinary with a summer of book discussions! In June we will cover two non-fiction explorations of ethnic New York City: "The Italian Americans: a History" and "97 Orchard Street: an Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement." July's selections are "The End of the Affiar" and "The Heart of the Matter," a couple of classics by the great 20th century British novelist of ideas, Graham Greene. The selection for August is "Bettyville," a modern memoir.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
30
3:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

English Literature at Laurelton

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Jun
30
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Summer Reading

Location: Hollis
Registration: Registration is now closed

There are books, songs, entertainment and games, with arts and crafts led by Sueli Zaquem, for elementary school-age children.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
30
3:00PM

--to--

3:45PM

Writing Activity

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

This program is for both children who love to write and for those who need help with the skill.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
30
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Super Spelling Bee

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 1-6 compete to see how well they can spell. Prizes will be awarded. Preregistration, in person or by telephone, is required beginning June 2.


Jun
30
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Craft Time

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Ms. Ashley leads craft time for children of all ages.


Jul
1
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Skills Identification

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

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


Jul
1
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Superhero Storytime for Babies and Toddlers

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Heroes don't always wear capes! Bring your babies and toddlers to Superhero Storytime, where we'll read about everyday heroes, animal heroes and the heroes in our communities.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
1
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Time

Location: Middle Village
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.

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

Middle VillageWed, Jul 8, 201510:30AM - 11:00AM
Middle VillageWed, Jul 15, 201510:30AM - 11:00AM
Middle VillageWed, Jul 22, 201510:30AM - 11:00AM
Middle VillageWed, Jul 29, 201510:30AM - 11:00AM

Jul
1
10:45AM

--to--

11:30AM

Family Storytime

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

Mrs. Tina and an adult or child volunteer, will read stories, with musical instruments and movement activities as well. This program is designed for children ages 1-5 and their older siblings, parents and grandparents. 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


Jul
1
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Twitter (In Spanish)

Location: Corona
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 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code CC130.


Jul
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


Jul
1
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jul
1
11:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Summer Storytime

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18 months to 5 years and their caregivers enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
1
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Summer Craft Time

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Children, ages 1-5, and their caregivers are invited to drop in and make a craft. Pre-registration is not required.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
1
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Stories Are Exciting in Poems!

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Margot Carpenter and Karen Van Outryve of the Aesthetic Realism Foundation will read aloud to children ages 6-12 story-poems with particular world views, such as “The Pied Piper,” “The Walrus and the Carpenter” and “Lucky Locket.”


Jul
1
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Reading Buddies

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Teens and Tweens! Are you interested in helping younger readers with their summer reading? We want to pair up children ages 4-8 with older reading buddies. Help a younger reader develop a love of books!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
1
3:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Website-Building Workshop

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

This series of workshops will cover the basics of website construction and design. By the end of the summer, participants should be able to build a website.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
1
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Summer Reading Club

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

Summer Reading Club activities include weekly drawings for museum tickets, arts and crafts, and more. When you sign up at the library, you will get a book list and reading log you can use to keep track of the books you've read. You can also sign up online at summerreading.org. Space for weekly programs is limited; preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
1
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Tabletop Gaming Club

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Tired of traditional board games? Want to learn something new? Join us for the coolest tabletop games: go on a treasure hunt with Munchkin, change up the game with Oz Fluxx, or roll some Dino Dice to see who the ultimate predator is. New games are added all the time!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
1
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

iPhone Tips and Tricks

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Learn some neat tips and tricks for the iPhone!


Jul
1
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Summer Crafts

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children age 3 and up do crafts on Wednesday afternoons this summer.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
1
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Uno Tournament

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us for an afternoon of fun. Perhaps the next Uno champion will be you!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
1
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

La Leche League

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

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


Jul
1
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Movie Night Wednesday

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

In July, we will screen the following movies, all released in 2015: 7/1 - "McFarland, USA" (PG); 7/8 - "The Boy Next Door" (R); 7/15 - "Seventh Son" (PG-13); 7/22 - "Last Knights" (R); 7/29 - "Focus" (R).

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

Additional Dates


Jul
2
11:15AM

--to--

12:15PM

Lots for Tots!

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Each week we have fun, literature-based programming for children ages 2-5.

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

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Jul
2
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Summer Intergenerational Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jul
2
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

Summer Reading Club

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Online or by phone
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. If you wish to register, check availability for program date July 2, 2015
Availability: 12 openings

Every hero has a story! Read about real-life and make-believe heroes and heroines, do related crafts, earn prizes for your reading and meet other readers. There’s fun for everyone at our Summer Reading Club. Preregistration is required.

St.AlbansThu, Jul 9, 20152:00PM - 3:15PM
St.AlbansThu, Jul 16, 20152:00PM - 3:15PM
St.AlbansThu, Jul 23, 20152:00PM - 3:15PM
St.AlbansThu, Jul 30, 20152:00PM - 3:15PM
St.AlbansThu, Aug 6, 20152:00PM - 3:15PM

Jul
2
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Classic Movies @ 2:00

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

In July, we will screen the following movies: 7/2 - "Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942); 7/9 - "Out of the Past" (1947) (customer suggestion); 7/16 - "The More the Merrier" (1943); 7/23 - "The Bitter Tea of General Yen" (1933); 7/30 - "The Searchers" (1956) (customer suggestion)

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

Additional Dates


Jul
2
2:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Superhero Picture Book Storytime!

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Not every hero wears a cape! Bring your preschoolers and kindergarten-age children to our Superhero Storytime to hear stories about community heroes, animal heroes and kid heroes in history!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
2
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

African-American History Summer Camp

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Jul
2
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Summer Reading Film Fest

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Our Summer Reading Film Fest for children features the following films: 7/2 - “The Incredibles” (PG); 7/16 - “Beethoven’s Treasure Tail” (PG); 7/30 - “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” (PG); 8/13 - “DuckTales The Movie: Treasure of the Lost Lamp” (G).

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

Additional Dates


Jul
2
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Duct Tape Designs

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

Duct Tape Designs is back for participants age 5 and up! Make a cool superhero mask, a superhero badge for your costume, a Wonder Woman bracelet or maybe a PowerPuff Girl bow for your hair. The possibilities are endless! Materials are limited and available first come, first served. Preregistration is encouraged.


Jul
2
5:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Intermediate-Level Chess Club

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Our intermediate-level chess club meets on Thursday afternoons and is for adults and teens only.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
2
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Book Discussion and Activity for Girls

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

Join Mrs. Tina and parent-volunteers for a discussion of "Bridge to Terabithia" by Katherine Paterson. Participants must read the book before attending the meeting. Copies are available at the Customer Service Desk. Participation will count toward the Read Down Your Fines program. Preregistration is required. This discussion group is for girls ages 7-10.


Jul
2
5:30PM

--to--

7:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Practice your chess skills with other adults.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
2
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "Endangered," a debut novel by Jean Love Cush, about an African-American mother's efforts to protect her teenage son wrongfully accused of murder.


Jul
2
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Chinese Community Center of Flushing: "Summer Passion Performance"

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This performance will showcase the remarkable talents of the seniors from CCCF. Their performances will be rooted in traditional Chinese ways: they will demonstrate martial arts, play traditional instruments and perform dances from Chinese minority-people groups. Some of the performers are national first-level actors and gold medal winners


Jul
2
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Meditation for Adults

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jul
2
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Introduction to Latin Dance

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jul
6
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


Jul
6
12:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Summer Intergenerational Game Time: Chess and Domino Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Learn how to play chess and dominoes from experienced players! We welcome players of all skill levels, including absolute beginners! Families with youngsters, of ages 6 and up, are welcome to join. Other kid-friendly games are also available.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
6
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jul
6
12:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Smart Driver Course

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Learn how to drive defensively at this 6-hour course offered by AARP.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
6
1:00PM

--to--

2:15PM

Skype a Crossword Puzzle

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jul
6
1:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3½ to 5 and their caregivers join us for a fun-filled half hour of storytime and activities!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
6
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Teen Movie Mondays

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join your friends in the Teen Room each Monday for our Summer Reading movie lineup from July 6 to August 10. Enjoy the fun at Queens Library!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
6
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Summer Academic Enrichment and Tutoring

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Students from Stuyvesant High School will tutor and offer academic assistance in math, English language arts and reading to elementary school students at our summer enrichment program. Sign up now!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
6
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Day Book Club

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "Big Little Lies" by Liane Moriarty .


Jul
6
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Mitch Kahn Celebrates Irving Berlin

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Mitch Kahn explores and celebrates the legacy of one of America’s great songwriters: Irving Berlin, who wrote an estimated 1,500 songs, including the scores for 19 Broadway shows and 18 Hollywood films.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
6
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Summer Reading Club: Grades 1-3

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Children will enjoy books and make crafts relating to the summer theme.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
6
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Classic Movie Mondays

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

We are watching the movies of Roy Rogers in July, every Monday at 3:00PM. 7/6 - "Bells of San Angelo" (1947); 7/13 - "Colorado" (1940); 7/20 - "Young Bill Hickok" (1940); 7/27 - "Cowboy and Senorita" (1944)

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

Additional Dates


Jul
6
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Monday Matinee Movie: "Dracula Untold"

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Prince Vlad (Luke Evans) goes to great lengths to defend his homeland in this horror tale set in Romania during the Turkish invasion. (2014; PG-13)


Jul
6
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Photography Projects for Children and Teens

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

These workshops for children 10 and up will include projects related to sessions on the history of photography and types of cameras, photography tips and techniques, creating a digital photo montage, and photo scrapbooking.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
6
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Stroke: Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Senior Nurse Clinician Mr. King Tsang will provide in-depth information about stroke, including different types of strokes, symptoms, treatments and preventive measures you can take to reduce your risk for a stroke.


Jul
6
5:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Film and Book Discussion: "This is Where I Leave You"

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Read the novel by Jonathan Tropper, then join us for a screening of the film starring Jane Fonda, Jason Bateman and Tina Fey, and return the next week to compare and discuss the film and the book. Copies of the book are available at the library.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
6
6:00PM

--to--

6:45PM

Twilight Tales

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

Children ages 18 months to 5 years and their parent or caregiver will listen to classic stories, old and new, and learn songs and fingerplays. Feel free to wear your slippers and/or pajamas and please bring a flashlight. Space is limited. First come, first seated.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
6
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Chess

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Young people age 8 and up learn chess and compete against each other. Players of all experience levels are welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
6
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Basic Digital Photography

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

This is a summer course for adults who want to improve their day-to-day photographic skills and learn how to mount and frame their work for exhibit. Participants must provide their own camera and preregister in person, with a valid Queens Library card, at the Reference Desk beginning Monday, June 22 at 1:00PM.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
6
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Boot Camp for Adults

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jul
6
6:15PM

--to--

7:15PM

ShapeUp NYC: Latin Aerobics

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jul
6
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

Photography Workshop Series with Len Bernstein

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This four-part workshop on how to take better photographs is taught by Len Bernstein, whose approach is based on this principle of Aesthetic Realism, the philosophy founded by poet and critic Eli Siegel: “All beauty is a making one of opposites, and the making one of opposites is what we are going after in ourselves.”

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

Additional Dates


Jul
6
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Zumba Fusion for Adults

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jul
7
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Job Market Realities and Strategies

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

In this workshop participants will learn: What you need to start a job search; About general and career-specific websites; How to safely find and apply for jobs online including: how to create an account at a major job search website; how to post your resume online; how to email a resume; appropriate ways to follow up after applying online. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR100.


Jul
7
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

English Conversation Class

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Improve your spoken English at these class for adults. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
7
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Full Body Tone

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Instructor Misty Gisonda teaches a high intensity toning class using interval training to enhance muscle endurance, strengthen your core and tone those glutes. Be sure to bring a towel and bottle of water. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
7
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

English for Speakers of Other Languages

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Jul
7
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

"Read To Me" Summer Reading Club

Location: St.Albans
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.

Every hero has a story. Come to our Reading Club and enjoy reading fun with little ones! Read to the children in your life about brave heroes and heroines. Make a craft with them and help them earn prizes. Meet other parents and caregivers. Preregistration is required.

St.AlbansTue, Jul 14, 20152:00PM - 3:00PM
St.AlbansTue, Jul 21, 20152:00PM - 3:00PM
St.AlbansTue, Jul 28, 20152:00PM - 3:00PM
St.AlbansTue, Aug 4, 20152:00PM - 3:00PM
St.AlbansTue, Aug 11, 20152:00PM - 3:00PM

Jul
7
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Yu-Gi-Oh Summer Reading Tournament

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

It's our annual Summer Reading Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament. Bring your own cards (official only; no Japanese versions or stall decks) to compete for the championship! The winner will receive a booster pack or choice of a fresh, limited-edition card. Preregistration is required.


Jul
7
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

World War II

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We will talk about the cultural history of World War II at this teleconferenced discussion group, open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Jul
7
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Summer Reading Club for Children Entering Grades 1, 2, and 3

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children will talk about books they've read, play games, do craft projects and participate in our Pen Pal Club! Preregistration for the series is required. Preregister in person or by phone beginning Thursday, June 4.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
7
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Summer Reading Program: Every Hero Has a Story

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6 to 12 will participate in hero-themed, educational, reading-related activities and crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
7
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Sickle Cell Awareness: Community Resources and Information

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

The Queens Sickle Cell Advocacy Network promotes awareness of and education on services available for those living with the sickle cell disease or trait.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
7
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Catapult Lab 2015: For Teens

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Teens couldn’t get enough of Catapult Lab last summer, and now it is back! Participants will make all new mini-launchers from common office supplies and test them out with mini-marshmallows. This program is only for teens in grades 7-12. Space is limited!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
7
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Summer Reading Club: Grades 4-6

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Children will enjoy books and make crafts relating to the summer theme.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
7
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Summer Reading Club: Grades K-3

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories and crafts!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
7
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Summer Scrabble Club

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Our Scrabble Club for adults and older teens meets weekly through the summer. Scrabble sets are provided; participation is first come, first served. Enjoy some friendly, non-competitive play!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
7
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Pen Pal Club

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

As part of the Summer Reading program, children in grades 1-3 will be matched with a pen pal from another Queens Library, giving them the opportunity to improve their writing and spelling skills and make new friends who are not really that far away. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
7
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Needlework Workshop

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

In this seven-week workshop, children and tweens ages 8-12 will learn how to embroider and will create a special project. Space is limited. Preregistration required.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
8
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Resume and Cover Letter

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

Are you ready to apply for jobs? Does 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


Jul
8
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Summer Filmfest

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children up to age 12 and their families will all have fun at our Family Filmfest, Wednesday mornings this summer.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
8
10:30AM

--to--

11:45AM

"Read to Me" Club

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3½ to 5 accompanied by a parent or caregiver listen to stories, learn songs and fingerplay rhymes, and do simple crafts. Preregistration for the series is required. Preregister in person or by telephone beginning on Thursday, June 4.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
8
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Summer Reading Club Storytime

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Children up to age 5, accompanied by a parent or caregiver, join us for stories, music and crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
8
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Summer "Read To Me" Program: Every Hero Has a Story

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jul
8
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Summer Storytime, Session 1

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, crafts and fun this summer for preschoolers ages 15 months to 5 years. Preregistration is required. Children may be enrolled in Session 1 or 2, but not both.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
8
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Facebook (In Spanish)

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

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


Jul
8
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

You Be the Judge

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jul
8
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Join us for nursey rhymes, songs, fingerplays and playtime for infants ages 18-30 months and their caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
8
1:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

This interactive program for toddlers and their cargivers features storytime, nursery rhymes and songs for children ages 2 1/2 to 3 1/2.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
8
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Summer Storytime: Session 2

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, crafts and fun this summer for preschoolers ages 15 months to 5 years. Preregistration is required. Children may be enrolled in Session 1 or 2, but not both.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
8
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Summer Reading Teen Anime Club

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

There's anime fun for teens on Wednesday afternoons this summer. Join us!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
8
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Family Movie Afternoon

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Enjoy family-friendly movies in our library during the summer! 7/8: "Strange Magic" (2015), rated PG; 7/15: "Annie" (2014), rated PG; 8/5: "Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast" (2015), rated G; 8/19: "McFarland, USA" (2015), rated PG

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

Additional Dates


Jul
8
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Materials for the Arts Heroes Workshop

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Elementary and middle school students will learn how items from the recycling bin can be creatively reused to make artwork with a superhero theme. Pregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
8
2:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Work It Out!

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Children will have fun grooving, moving and exercising to music. All children must submit a release form signed by a parent or legal guardian prior to participating.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
8
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Summer Reading Club: Grades 4-6

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children entering grades 4, 5, and 6 will discuss books they've read, play games, and do craft projects and other hands-on activities. Preregistration for the series is required in person or by telephone beginning June 4.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
8
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Summer Films: Find Your Hero

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Showtime is 3:00-5:00PM Wednesday and our Summer Reading theme is "Every Hero Has a Story"!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
8
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Game Time

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

We have board games, puzzles and other fun activities on Wednesday afternoons for children in grades K-8 this summer.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
8
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Movie Afternoon

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "American Sniper" (2014), rated R.


Jul
8
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen Crafts and Fun

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

Paint on t-shirts, make stuff out of duct tape craft, craft something to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Hubble Telescope and do interactive and fun science experiments at our Wednesday afternoon workshops for ages 9-14. 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


Jul
8
4:00PM

--to--

5:45PM

Community Reporting Workshop Series: What’s in a Newspaper?

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

At the Woodhaven-based Community Newspaper Project, you'll learn basic newspaper-writing techniques, from descriptive writing to opinion pieces, investigative reporting and more. No experience is required.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
8
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Wii Tournament

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Kids age 7 and up can test their video skills on our gaming system.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
8
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Library Jeopardy

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Library Jeopardy is a fun trivia game about the library for children ages 7-12. Join us and see how many questions you get right!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
9
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mock Interview

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make mistakes before they count. You will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly after the interview. Space is limited. To make an appointment, visit the JBA table on the 2nd floor or call 917-294-9301. Class code: JR170.


Jul
9
1:45PM

--to--

2:45PM

Vinny Voltage, Queens's Very Own Mr. Wizard

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Vinny Voltage launches our Super Summer Science series. He's a science hero who always has an "electrifying" show!


Jul
9
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Summer Reading Crafts

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 4-6 work on crafts related to our Summer Reading theme, "Every Hero Has a Story." The fun is at Flushing this summer!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
9
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Summer Movies

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

All this summer's features are rated PG-13 unless otherwise indicated: 7/9 - "People Like Us" (2012); 7/16 - "50 to 1" (2014); 7/23 - "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies" (2014); 7/30 - "The Hundred-Foot Journey" (2014), rated PG; 8/6 - "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" (2014); 8/13 - "Get on Up" (2014); 8/20 - "Seventh Son" (2014); 8/27 - "Jupiter Ascending" (2015)

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

Additional Dates


Jul
9
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Summer Reading Crafts

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Enjoy a fun variety of craft programs Thursday afternoons this summer.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
9
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Summer Reading Club: Grades 4-6

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children discuss stories and create great crafts!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
9
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Science Thursdays

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Take part in fun science experiments and activities for tweens! 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


Jul
9
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Preschool Game Time

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Your preschooler or kindergarten-age child will love to play a round of board games suitable for their age level: Cootie, CandyLand, and Chutes and Ladders! A parent or other adult caregiver must attend with each child.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
9
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Summer Reading Club

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Our Thursday afternoon Summer Reading Club for teens features book chats, tasty snacks and fun crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
9
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Summer Reading Crafts and Fun

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

Join us for a story, crafts and fun, for ages 5-8. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
9
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Computer Classes

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jul
9
5:00PM

--to--

6:15PM

Queens Stamp Club

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Philatelists meet to discuss their hobby.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
9
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Corona Community Health Series

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

This series is presented in collaboration with ACQC and all are welcome. July 9: Assertive Communication; August 13: Values

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

Additional Dates


Jul
9
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Pathfinder Roleplaying Game

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Tweens and teens age 12 and up are invited every Thursday afternoon this summer to vanquish evil and master magic with Pathfinder, a newer, alternative roleplaying game by TSR, creator of the 1974 classic, Dungeons and Dragons. Create a character, join a group and go on an adventure with friends!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
9
5:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Keanu Reeves Film Series

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Every Thursday this summer, from July 9 to August 20, as part of our Adult Summer Reading program, we will screen and discuss the films of Keanu Reeves.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
9
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Meditation Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jul
9
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Night Book Club

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "Levels of Life" by Julian Barnes.


Jul
9
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Dance Fitness

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Instructor Jadwiga Wachonicz leads an exciting workout that uses easy-to-follow dance steps to increase cardiovascular fitness and tone the body. Bring a towel and bottle of water. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
9
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Sculpt

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jul
9
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Chess Club

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

Our Thursday evening Chess Club, for children and teens in grades 1-12, is led by two volunteer experts. 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


Jul
9
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Sculpt for Adults

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jul
10
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Choosing Entrepreneurship -“Lead Up to StartUP!”

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

The first course of a three-part series to help entrepreneurs develop on the diverse paths of entrepreneurship. “Choosing Entrepreneurship” provides an overview of the dynamic world of entrepreneurship, helps participants assess their skills and aptitudes, allows participants to explore the right type of business for them dependent on skills, aptitudes, and interests, and lastly charts a path to success. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information.


Jul
10
10:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

STARs: Senior Theater Acting Repertory

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jul
10
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Just for Laughs

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Share a joke and a smile! 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.


Jul
10
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Toddler Story and Activity Time

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Toddlers ages 2 through 3 1/2 years, with a parent or caregiver, enjoy simple stories, learn songs and rhymes, and color pictures or do simple craft activities. Preregistration for the series is required, and begins on Thursday, June 4, in person or by telephone.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
10
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Summer Reading and Read-to-Me Programs

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Our 2015 Summer Reading Program is open to all young people, with storytimes, arts and crafts, a Reading Club and more. Families are invited to join the Read-to-Me portion of the program.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
10
11:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

Preschool Storytime

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Preschoolers ages 2-5 listen to stories read aloud.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
10
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Computers for Beginners

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Jul
10
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Introduction to Social Media: LinkedIn and Twitter

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

LinkedIn and Twitter are social Media websites that allows you to manage your professional identity. You will learn to follow friends and colleagues, look for employment, network, receive job posting notifications, and more. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: CC130


Jul
10
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Teen Club

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Teens in grades 6-12 try their hands as makers, with summer crafts and fun. Space is limited.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
10
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Map Your Neighborhood

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Teens will make 3-D maps of their local community.


Jul
10
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Jeopardy!

Location: Maspeth
Registration: Not required

Test your knowledge and win prizes!


Jul
10
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Wii Gaming

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Teens and tweens in grades 6-12, get out of the heat and enjoy a cool Friday afternoon playing Wii games with your friends!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
10
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Design your own seasonal banner! All materials will be provided. Because there is only space for 12, preregistration is a must.


Jul
10
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Games

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us for a fun afternoon of board and Wii games!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
10
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Summer Reading Teen Happy Hour

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join your old friends and make new ones in the Teen Room with our new Nintendo Wii U, X Box or awesome variety of card and board games! The fun is at Flushing this summer!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
10
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Friday afternoons this summer are arts and crafts time for kids age 4 and up. All materials will be provided.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Book Talk: "A Scorpion's Sting"

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Step into an erotic and dramatic urban thriller with a sweet dose of revenge! Struggling over a rough past with an abusive aunt and sociopathic ex-boyfriend, Tammy is torn between granting forgiveness and seeking revenge. When she fights back, it is with a sting!


Jul
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Young Adult Summer Reading Club

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Every other Friday this summer there are crafts, puzzles, refreshments, book talks and other fun stuff for anyone entering grade 7 or higher in September.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Book Buddies

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Children in grades K-4 enjoy an hour of activities and reading with a teen buddy.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Chess

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

Children ages 6-13 are invited to play chess with children their age. There will be an instructor for beginners. Preregistration is required, as space is limited.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Fun Friday

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Boys and girls ages 6-12 are welcome to join us for something different every week: arts and crafts, games, movies, or...who knows? You'll have to stop in to find out!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Design Your Own Handkerchief

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

There are a million uses for handkerchiefs, and helping ladies with "the vapors" is only one. Design your own handkerchief at this teens and tweens Summer Reading program with a touch of craft!


Jul
11
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Summer Homework Help

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Teen volunteers help children in grades K-6 with summer assignments and test prep.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
11
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Zumba for Adults

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

Staying fit couldn't be more fun! This class, taught by Monica Herrera, features aerobic fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy-to-follow dance steps. 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


Jul
11
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Classical Piano Concert with Dr. Albert Zak

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Dr. Albert Zak will perform famous and lesser-known works by Chopin, Liszt and Rachmaninoff. Included in the program will be the two "Nocturnes" of Op. 55, five "Etudes" from Op. 10 and 25 and the "Tarantella," Op. 43 by Chopin. Dr. Zak will also perform the "Transcendental Etude" (Appassionata) in F minor by Liszt, and the virtuosic "Moments Musicaux," nos. 2 and 4, by Rachmaninoff. *In Auditorium, Lower Level*


Jul
11
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Americana Music

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Based in New York City, the Triple-A String Band performs old-time tunes on banjo, fiddle and guitar, and songs and ballads from the southern Appalachian Mountains, and it will share what makes this type of music distinctive.


Jul
12
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Sunday Concerts @ Central present Ologundê

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

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


Jul
13
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Korean Book Club

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jul
13
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Mitch Kahn Celebrates the Legacy of Cole Porter

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Mitch Kahn explores the work of the “dean” of the Great American Popular Songbook, Cole Porter, one of the finest Broadway composers and lyricists of the first half of the twentieth century.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
13
1:30PM

--to--

2:45PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

July's selection is "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd; August's is "The Good Lord Bird" by James McBride. Pick up copies of at the library about four weeks prior to each meeting. Light refreshments will be served.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
13
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Film Screenings: Books to Movies

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Monday afternoons this summer we screen movies for the whole family based on popular children's books. 7/13: "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day"; 7/20: "Charlotte's Web"; 7/27: "The Jungle Book"; 8/3: "Winnie the Pooh"; 8/10: "Stuart Little"

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

Additional Dates


Jul
13
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Craft Time

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 make something different each week. It's creative and it's fun!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
13
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Create Your Own Graphic Novel

Location: Bellerose
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.

Teens in grades 7-12 will create their own characters and storyline. Materials will be provided. Preregistration is required.

BelleroseMon, Jul 20, 20153:00PM - 4:00PM
BelleroseMon, Jul 27, 20153:00PM - 4:00PM
BelleroseMon, Aug 3, 20153:00PM - 4:00PM
BelleroseMon, Aug 10, 20153:00PM - 4:00PM
BelleroseMon, Aug 17, 20153:00PM - 4:00PM

Jul
13
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Making Jewelry with Fabric

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

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


Jul
13
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Join us for a discussion of "And Then There Were None" by Agatha Christie


Jul
14
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Transferable Skills

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

There are over 400 transferable skills that job seekers often overlook but can show employers they have added value…and can do more than what the job requires. Learn to identify many other skills to offer an employer. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR110.


Jul
14
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to Email

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Learn how to create and navigate an email account, log on, send and receive email messages and attach documents. Participants must have basic computer skills. Preregistration and a valid Queens Library card are required.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
14
1:00PM

--to--

2:15PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is the novel "Boy, Snow, Bird" by Helen Oyeyemi.


Jul
14
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

The Greatest Cabaret and Show Tunes Ever

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Flo Michaels sings popular classics such as "New York, New York," "Hello, Dolly!" "Cabaret," "Hey, Big Spender," "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend," "Them There Eyes" and "Singin' in the Rain," in the styles of Peggy Lee, Marlene Dietrich, Carol Channing, Marilyn Monroe, Billie Holiday and Liza Minnelli.


Jul
14
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


Jul
14
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Lung Health

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

More people in the United States die from lung cancer than from any other type of cancer. It is most treatable when identified in its earliest stages. Find out whether a screening for lung cancer is right for you.


Jul
14
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Lego Building Club

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

Children age 6 and up make exciting Lego creations. Supplies are limited, so preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
15
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mistake-Free Interviewing

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

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


Jul
15
11:00AM

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1:00PM

LinkedIn (In Spanish)

Location: Corona
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


Jul
15
11:00AM

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12:30PM

The Poet in You

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

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Jul
15
2:00PM

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4:30PM

Silk Flower Bouquet

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

Learn how to create and decorate a bouquet of silk flowers and ribbons for a wedding or any special occasion. All materials will be provided. Space is limited. Preregister online or by calling 718-990-7128.


Jul
15
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "Tinkers" by Paul Harding.


Jul
15
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Movie and Book Club

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

HOLD ON THIS; WAITING FOR INFO ON ONE OF THE FILMS. -LYNN, 6/1Enjoy the book, enjoy the movie! Young people age 12 and up will read four young adult novels, watch the films made from them, and discuss them both. The book should be read before the date of the screening. 7/8 - "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" (2012), rated PG-13; 7/22 - "Paper Towns"; 8/5 - "The Maze Runner" (2014), rated PG-13; 8/19 - "The City of Ember" (2008), rated PG

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

Additional Dates


Jul
16
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Mock Interview

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make mistakes before they count. You will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly after the interview. Space is limited. To make an appointment, visit the JBA table on the 2nd floor or call 917-294-9301. Class code: JR170.


Jul
16
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Magic Show: Every Hero Has a Story

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Hear magical stories about some extra special heroes from magician Bob Conrad!


Jul
16
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Superhero Masks

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Children will design and make their own superhero mask.


Jul
16
3:00PM

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3:45PM

Nutrition 101

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Good nutrition can help you prevent or overcome health challenges. Learn which foods help your body achieve optimal functioning and a higher level of wellness than you may have ever known.


Jul
16
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Comic Book Club

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Are you a comic book fan? Do you want to get into comics, but don't know where to start? Here's where you can talk comics and graphic novels with other comic book fans.

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

Additional Dates