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Ravenswood
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Queens Library at Ravenswood, at 35-32 21 Street, Long Island City, now SERVES AS A FAMILY LITERACY CENTER and is closed for general library service. For more information on class and registration schedule, please contact the Family Literacy Office at 718-784-2112. For general library service, please visit the closest library, Queens Library at Long Island City, located at 37-44 21 Street, 718-752-3700.

Aug
22
8:30AM

--to--

9:30AM

Zumba Exercise for Adults

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Ciara Sandoval teaches dance movements to keep you fit in this aerobic exercise class for adults. Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes, and bring a bottle of water. 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


Aug
22
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Intermediate Word

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

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


Aug
22
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Intermediate Word

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

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


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Aug
22
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Introduction to Email

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

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


Aug
22
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Email

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

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


Aug
22
11:00AM

--to--

4:00PM

The Daily Puzzle

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

The library makes puzzles available to adults every day.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
11:00AM

--to--

6:00PM

Driver Safety

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

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


Aug
22
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

English Language Conversation Group

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

This ESOL group is specifically for practicing spoken English.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
11:00AM

--to--

1:30PM

STARs: Senior Theater Acting Repertory

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
11:00AM

--to--

1:30PM

Sewing Lab

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

We explore a variety of sewing techniques in a creative space where we visit, inspire and help each other. All levels of experience are welcome. Several sewing machines are provided.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
11:00AM

--to--

2:00PM

HSE/TASC Screenings

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Drop in Fridays until 2:00PM for a test of your readiness for the high school equivalency exam. You will be placed in a Bridge to HSE or pre-HSE class based on the results of your test. For more information call 718-752-3723.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Knitting Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Knitting Club

Location: Maspeth
Registration: Not required

Spend a Friday morning sharing ideas with fellow knitters.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
11:00AM

--to--

3:00PM

Job and Business Academy Individual Assistance

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

The Job and Business Academy can help you search for jobs online, review your resume and cover letter, and offer tips for handling an interview. Stop by the library on Fridays for one-on-one assistance in English or Mandarin Chinese.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
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.


Aug
22
11:15AM

--to--

11:30AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, nursery rhymes and songs for infants age 6-17 months.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18-36 months enjoy a half-hour story time with books, songs and fingerplays.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Moving and Grooving with Tenaria.

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

This aerobics fitness class uses easy-to-follow dance steps to increase cardiovascular health and tone the body.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Toddler Time

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Summer Reading Program 2014

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Our Summer Reading Program kicks off with stories, songs, crafts and entertainment!

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

This program is for children ages 30 months to 5 years and their parents or caregivers.


Aug
22
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Infants ages 6-17 months and their caregivers enjoy songs, rhymes and stories with a librarian.


Aug
22
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Story and Craft Time

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-5 will develop early-literacy skills and have fun with great stories and fun science-themed crafts. Preregistration for this program is now closed.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Story and Craft Time

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-5 will develop early-literacy skills and have fun with great stories and fun science-themed crafts. Preregistration for this program is now closed.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Picture Book 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.

Children ages 3-5 enjoy stories, songs and rhymes. Preregistration is required.


Aug
22
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Story and Coloring Time

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

This program is for children ages 18-35 months accompanied by a parent or other adult caregiver. Preregistration is required. Sign up in our new Children's Room!

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

There are songs, fingerplays and simple storybooks for toddlers and their parents on Wednesday and Friday mornings.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
12:00PM

--to--

12:30PM

Preshool Crafts

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.

Simple crafts for children ages 3-5 help develop small motor and listening skills. Preregistration is required.


Aug
22
12:00PM

--to--

12:30PM

Coloring Club

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Toddlers improve their small motor skills and visual sense coloring with their parents.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
12:30PM

--to--

1:00PM

Babies and Books

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

We will read stories, sing, do light creative movements, play with puppets and dance with bubbles.
for infants age 12 months and under

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
1:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Open Lab

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

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


Aug
22
1:15PM

--to--

1:45PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Table Tennis Club

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Do you like to play table tennis? Me too! Let's play!

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Fizz-Boom Fridays!

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Learn science concepts through simple hands-on experiments with everyday materials and surprising results!


Aug
22
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Arts and Crafts

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

Children ages 8-12 will work on different crafts using various art techniques: papier-mache, clay, beading, painting and printing. Preregistration is required.


Aug
22
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

Mitch Kahn Sings Academy Award-Winning Songs

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

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


Aug
22
2:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Health Care Program

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Every Friday afternoon in August you can get help at the library searching for and understanding health insurance policies and programs.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Face Painting

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Our face artists will paint your face, but come early! Supplies are limited!


Aug
22
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Guided Relaxation for Cancer Survivors

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Research indicates that stress reduction and relaxation practices can help to reduce pain, nausea and fatigue. At this workshop you will learn and experience guided relaxation exercises that can reduce stress and anxiety and help you to relax and unwind. The workshop will be held at the Queens Cancer Center, 82-68 164 Street, Room A-540. For more information or to preregister, call Jordan at 212-647-9700 x239. This workshop is open to all cancer patients.


Aug
22
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Wizard of Oz Yellow Brick Road

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Join us as we celebrate L. Frank Baum's timeless classic. "The Wizard of Oz" - 8/14/14, "The Wiz" - 8/22/14 and "Oz The Great and Powerful" - 8/29/14.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
2:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

English and Math Tutoring

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

One-on-one English and math tutoring is available during the summer in the afternoons.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
2:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Games

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Children play games under adult supervision.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Family Fun Time

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us for reading and games!


Aug
22
2:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Listen to a story and learn a song or two to sing with your infant or toddler!

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
3:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Storytime

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Listen to a story and learn a song or two! Children ages 3-6 and caregivers are all welcome!

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

"Girlz" Tech

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Girls in grade 3 and up are invited to explore the web and learn new things.


Aug
22
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Game Day

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Children in grades K-3 play board and Wii video games.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
3:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Board Games and Coloring Time

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Summer Reading End Party

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Teens celebrate the end of the Summer Reading program with a party and food.


Aug
22
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Modern Mythology: Mythic Elements in Anime and Video Games

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

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


Aug
22
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Spelling Bee!

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Tweens and Teens Drawing Series

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Young people will learn how to draw simple animals through step-by-step tutorials.


Aug
22
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Book Buddies

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

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


Aug
22
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Fun Friday

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 can enjoy board games, cards, puzzles, crafts and other activities.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Chess Club

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

Practice your chess skills and have fun playing with others at this program for children and teens. Preregistration is required.


Aug
22
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Parent Workshop: Learn What Your Children Learn

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Parents will receive materials to review and will then take sample English language arts (ELA) and math assessments based on tests given to children in grades 3-8 each year. Parents will also be offered information on resources to support both achieving and struggling students, and will learn about the new proposed promotion policy, IEP review for children with special needs, and the appeal process.


Aug
22
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Chess Club with New York Cares

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Learn to play or improve your game.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Lanyard Club

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

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


Aug
22
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen Summer Reading Club: Spark a Reaction!

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Teens in grade 7 and up can participate in science and science-fiction themed crafts, games and other activities.


Aug
22
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Preschool Summer Reading

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

This is an interactive early reading program for children up to age 5 and their caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Game Time

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

There are games and fun for young people age 10 and up.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Games

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Board games, puzzles, video games and, weather permitting, outside games. . . . Come to the library for games for ages 6-12.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
4:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Summer Science Adventures

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Read, play and make crafts with us! There will be lots to see and do at our Summer Science Adventures.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Bingo

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Everyone is invited to play bingo on Fridays in the summer.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Arts and Crafts - Summer 2014

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

East Flushing Arts and Crafts Summer 2014 for children ages four and up. Admission is free. Registration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
4:15PM

--to--

5:15PM

Mandarin for Beginners

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

The Laurelton library is offering a condensed Chinese language program for adults.This course runs thru from July to August only. Due to limited number of seats,registration is required.Call the adult reference desk at Laurelton 718-528-2822.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
4:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Friday Night Movies

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Watch popular movies with free popcorn! 7/11th - "American Hustle," rated R; 7/18 - "That Awkward Moment," rated R; 7/25 - "The Pretty One," rated R; 8/1 - "Date and Switch," rated R; 8/8 - "Saving Mr. Banks," rated PG-13; 8/1 - "Better Living through Chemistry," unrated; 8/22 - "The Monuments Men," rated PG-13; 8/29 - "Robocop," rated PG-13

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
4:30PM

--to--

5:15PM

Blackout Poetry Astoria!

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

With an old newspaper article and a new black marker, create your own blackout poem and mount it on oak tag or cardboard.


Aug
22
4:45PM

--to--

6:45PM

Recovery International

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Summer Reading Club: Grades 4-6

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Children listen to wonderful books and participate in enrichment activities.


Aug
22
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

JobMap Orientation

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

JobMap is Queens Library’s online tool that provides customized recommendations for job-search help and computer training. Learn how to use it to preregister for job-search workshops and computer-training classes, store your resumes and cover letters online and get your resume reviewed online. For more information, call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center.


Aug
22
5:00PM

--to--

6:45PM

Read with Me, Read to Me

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Children who need help reading, are reluctant readers or just want to hear or read a story can practice reading, one on one, with a teen volunteer. Each child will get a minimum of 15 minutes of individual attention. First come, first served.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
5:00PM

--to--

6:15PM

Oh So Neo-Soulful

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Vocalist Stacia Hobdy brings center stage the music of today's neo-soul artists, including Erykah Badu, Jill Scott, Alicia Keys, India.Arie, D'Angelo and John Legend, in this concert highlighting their poetic sounds.


Aug
22
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Classic Film Night

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

"Forbidden Planet," MGM's first big-budget science fiction film, combined state-of-the-art special effects with a storyline based on Shakespeare's "The Tempest." It was a big influence on future sci-fi outer-space efforts, especially "Star Trek." Seating will be picnic-style on the carpet and some floor mats, so bring a cushion if you like. Space is limited. Preregistration is required. Preregister online or by phone.


Aug
22
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

The Technologist Is In

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Sculpt

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
5:30PM

--to--

6:45PM

Chess Club

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

Join our team of volunteers on Friday afternoons. Chess Club is open to children and teens of all levels, ages 8-18. Pre-registration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
5:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Teen Beauty Workshop

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Beautify your nails at our salon workshop.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
6:30PM

--to--

6:45PM

Coloring pictures.

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
23
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners PowerPoint

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

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


Aug
23
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Microsoft Word (in Spanish)

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

Learn how to create a document and work with tables: 8/9 - Introduction to Microsoft Word; 8/16 - Creating and saving documents; 8/23 - Working with tables and printing. Participants should know how to use the keyboard and mouse and be able to open and close applications, and must attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Cyber Center Reference desk beginning Saturday, August 2 at 9:00AM or call 718-661-1280 to register.


Aug
23
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Microsoft Word (in Spanish)

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

Learn how to create a document and work with tables: 8/9 - Introduction to Microsoft Word; 8/16 - Creating and saving documents; 8/23 - Working with tables and printing. Participants should know how to use the keyboard and mouse and be able to open and close applications, and must attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Cyber Center Reference desk beginning Saturday, August 2 at 9:00AM or call 718-661-1280 to register.


Aug
23
10:00AM

--to--

2:00PM

Pre-HSE Class Cambria Heights

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Do you have your mind set on obtaining you high school diploma, but are worried about the new Official HSE Exam? Let us help you with your dream. Enrolling is easy, just walk-in for a new student orientation session and begin the process. Our courses will help you get ready for the exam, and our teachers/case managers will show you what opportunities await you after receiving your diploma. For more information call 718-752-3723.


Aug
23
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

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Aug
23
10:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Fresh Meadows Poets

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Local poets meet to discuss and critique their work.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
23
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Picture Book Time

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children age 5 and under enjoy picture books and songs.


Aug
23
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Saturday Science Lab

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Discover our wild and amazing world under the guidance of the Children's Library Discovery Center's acclaimed Discovery Team! Children in grades 1-6 will execute awesome experiments, learn something new and enjoy educational fun at this wonderful weekly lab.


Aug
23
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Facebook

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

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


Aug
23
12:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Read with Me, Read to Me

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Children who need help reading, are reluctant readers or just want to hear or read a story can practice reading, one on one, with a teen volunteer. Each child will get a minimum of 15 minutes of individual time. First come, first served.


Aug
23
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Philharmonic Salon Concert

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This concert of Chinese folk songs features female and male solos, duets, trios and quartets. There will also be instrumentals featuring a string quartet, cello, piano and flute.


Aug
23
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

The Cursive Style of Chinese Calligraphic Writing:Past and Present

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Chinese calligrapher and author Tian Xuzhong will talk about the history of cursive style calligraphy and its contemporary development. Mr. Tian is a scholar on Chinese calligraphy and his published work on cursive style Chinese calligraphy received several awards. Himself a famous calligraphic artist, Mr. Tian’s artworks are very popular in China. During his lecture, some of his works will be displayed.
*In IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor*


Aug
23
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Intermediate PowerPoint

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

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


Aug
23
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Computers for Beginners (in Spanish)

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

Learn how to turn on your computer and write an email to someone. 8/9 - Introduction to the computer; 8/16 - Navigating the Internet; 8/23- Creating your own email account. Participants are encouraged to attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Reference Desk beginning Saturday, August 2 at 10:00AM.


Aug
23
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.


Aug
23
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

Spectacular Saturdays Summer Music Series: Sizzling Latin Beats in the Courtyard

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

The summer starts sizzling at 2:00PM with Pablo Mayor's Folklore Urbano, featuring contemporary Colombian rhythms. Then at 3:30PM Issa Cabrera presents “The Rhythm Is Going to Get You,” performing bossa nova to bolero, samba to jazz.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
23
2:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Movie Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Today's feature is "Eat, Pray, Love," rated PG-13.


Aug
23
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

The Evolution of Jazz from the 1940s to the Present

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Zambian-born guitarist Robert Mwamba and friends illustrate different jazz styles, from bebop to cool jazz, hard bop, modern and more.


Aug
23
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Lincoln Center Local Presents Villalobos Brothers: Redefining Latin Music

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

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


Aug
23
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Celebrate Eid-Al-Fitr: End of Ramadan with Music and Dance and Sweets!

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Surbahar Music School was established in 2005 to promote Bangladeshi Culture. In this joyful occasion there will live music with colorful costumes, and other traditions of Eid-Al-Fitre including Folk, Modern and Classic Bengali Song and dance.
On this joyous occasion there will be traditional Bangladeshi sample sweets on a first-come, first-served basis.


Aug
23
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Celebrate Eid-Al-Fitr: End of Ramadan with Music and Dance and Sweets!

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Surbahar Music School was established in 2005 to promote Bangladeshi Culture. In this joyful occasion there will live music with colorful costumes, and other traditions of Eid-Al-Fitre including Folk, Modern and Classic Bengali Song and dance.
On this joyous occasion there will be traditional Bangladeshi sample sweets on a first-come, first-served basis.


Aug
24
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Artist Haisu and Her Work

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Haisu Tian will share experience of visual art and discuss her unique painting style that shows the influence of both Chinese and Western art. Haisu is a member of the China Artist Association, Sichuan Branch; the Sichuan Literature Association; and the Chendu City Calligraphers Association. *In IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor*


Aug
24
2:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Sunday Movie: "Transcendence"

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

A brilliant innovator in the field of artificial intelligence becomes the bridge between man and machine in this sci-fi thriller starring Johnny Depp, Rebecca Hall and Morgan Freeman. 2014; 199 minutes; rated PG-13


Aug
25
9:00AM

--to--

10:00AM

Job Search Strategies

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

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself to start a successful job search! In this workshop participants will learn: What you need to start a job search; general and career-specific websites; and How to safely find and apply for jobs online. Class Code: JR190. To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call (718) 327-2549.


Aug
25
9:00AM

--to--

10:00AM

Removing Barriers to Employment

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

This workshop will enable participants to identify and create solutions for the physical conditions or personal situations that make it hard to find or keep employment. For more information call 718-634-4784.


Aug
25
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Networking

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

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


Aug
25
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Facebook

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

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


Aug
25
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

This beginner's course is for adults who want to learn the fundamentals.


Aug
25
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

HOLD FOR RESPONSE FROM BRANCH. --LYNN, 7/17Infants ages 3-17 months and their special adults will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, movement games and toys while the grownups socialize, make friends and share parenting tips. Everyone has fun!


Aug
25
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

My Social Security, Get Registered and Receive Answers to Your Questions

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Social Security experts will be on hand to answer your questions and help you register for your personal My Social Security account at www.socialsecurity.gov/myaccount. They will share information of what every worker needs to know about Social Security and Medicare.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
25
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Social Media and Your Job Search

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

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


Aug
25
11:00AM

--to--

12:15PM

ShapeUp NYC: Total Body Conditioning for Adults

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
25
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Job Map Orientation

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

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


Aug
25
11:15AM

--to--

11:45AM

Toddler Time

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

We offer stories, songs and fingerplays for children ages 18-36 months accompanied by a caregiver.


Aug
25
11:15AM

--to--

12:15PM

Toddler Time

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Aug
25
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time and Craft

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 openings

Children ages 2-5 listen to science-related stories and do a simple craft with a parent or other adult caregiver. Preregistration is required. Space is limited.


Aug
25
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Dance Fitness

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
25
11:30AM

--to--

1:30PM

Skills Identification

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

In this competitive job market, it is important to know your job skills as well as be able to market these skills to potential employers. In this workshop, you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your own job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills and become aware of the most sought after job skills. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information call 718-641-7086. Class code JR110


Aug
25
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Minecraft Mondays

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

Dig and build all summer long with your friends! Work in creative mode or battle zombies in survival mode: you choose!


Aug
25
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

Beginners' Computer Boot Camp

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

After this boot camp, you will be able to navigate a computer and begin to take advantage of everything computers have to offer. This is a 6 week boot camp that will take you through the basics of computers, email and the internet. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call 718-634-4784.


Aug
25
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Skype a Crossword

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
25
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Quilting Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
25
1:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Diabetes: A Self-Management Workshop

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
25
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

English Conversation Classes

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
25
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Come to the Cabaret

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Take a trip down Memory Lane with singer Diana Templeton, who performs all-time favorites from her 27 years in cabaret, including "Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me," "Teach Me Tonight" and more. Enjoy amusing anecdotes of her nightclub experiences and poignant remembrances of being 15 and in love.


Aug
25
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Resume Workshop

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

Make your resume the best it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn how to get started, types of resumes, what to include and not include in a resume and tips for making a resume stronger. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information call 718-641-7086. Class code JR130


Aug
25
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

English Conversation Club

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
25
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Monday Movie Madness

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Enjoy family-friendly movies at the library during the summer!


Aug
25
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Children's Movie

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

All ages are invited to watch our Monday afternoon film in the Meeting Room.


Aug
25
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Poetry Club

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

We read and discuss great poetry together.


Aug
25
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Cupcake Decorating Workshop

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Children will learn about baking and decorating cupcakes. They will get hands-on experience using real decorating tools and learn tips and techniques for creating beautiful cupcakes. Space is limited.


Aug
25
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

New York Cares Meeting

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
25
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Computer Games Club

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join us for fun!

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

Additional Dates


Aug
25
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

A Magic Show with Prestino

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Prepare to be dazzled by the thrilling illusions of magician Prestino! This final "Fizz, Boom, Read" event is for children in grades 1 - 6 who participated in our Summer Reading program. 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


Aug
25
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Skills Identification (Mandarin)

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

在這個競爭激烈的就業市場,職業技能鑑定尤其重要,不僅要知道你擁有的工作技能,而且還要能夠在找工作時向市場推出這些技能給潛在雇主。本次研討會將告訴你如何做到這一點。有興趣請在jobmap.queenslibrary.org進行預先註冊。欲了解更多信息,請致電718-634-4784。課程編碼JR110
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Aug
25
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Table Tennis

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Learn the finer points of the sport of table tennis along with a few special techniques at this gaming hour for teens age 12 and up.


Aug
25
3:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Classic Movie Mondays

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Classic Movie Mondays are back! Today's feature is the World War II drama "The Guns of Navarone" (1961), with Gregory Peck, David Niven, Anthony Quinn, Irene Papas and James Darren.


Aug
25
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Family Storytime

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children from pre-K to grade 2 and their caregivers enjoy an hour of storytime with books and a simple craft or activity, every Monday afternoon except holidays.


Aug
25
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
25
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Yoga and Relaxation

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Stretch, breathe and have fun at our special yoga class for children in grade 3 and up.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
25
3:45PM

--to--

4:45PM

Gentle Yoga with Mirelle Netelle

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
25
4:00PM

--to--

5:45PM

Children's Movies

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

Children age 4 and up watch a fun movie at the library. Space is limited; preregistration is required.


Aug
25
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Lego Building Club

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
25
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Guided Meditation

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Guided meditation calms the mind and relaxes the body. People who practice meditation regularly experience reduced levels of stress and an increased sense of inner peace and well-being. Our instructor will help you focus on quieting your mind and making positive mental changes.


Aug
25
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Citizenship Classes

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Find out about the naturalization process and learn facts about United States history, geography and government that you will need to know for the naturalization examination.


Aug
25
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Talent Show

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Our talent showcase for kids and teens will feature instrumentalists, a vocalist and even yo-yo "artistes"!


Aug
25
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Craft Time

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Miss Beverly shows young people in grades 3-8 how to do a different craft each Monday.


Aug
25
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Afternoon Craft Time

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Miss Beverly works on crafts each Monday with young people in grades 3-8.


Aug
25
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Chess Club

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

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


Aug
25
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Interview SKills

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

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job. Now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Call 718-641-7086. Class code JR170


Aug
25
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Board Games

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us for an afternoon playing popular board games.


Aug
25
5:30PM

--to--

6:45PM

Chess Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
25
5:30PM

--to--

6:45PM

The Rose That Grew from Concrete

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

This program is geared to teens and anyone else interested in the work of Tupac Shakur, a man who sold over 70 million albums, was selected by MTV as one of the world's 50 greatest rappers, lived and died in the throes of controversy, and wrote some of our generation's most astute poetry. We will read Tupac's poetry, write poetry in the Tupac style, listen to his music and talk to special guests who worked with him. Light refreshments will be served.


Aug
25
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

This month we will discuss "The Elegance of the Hedgehog" by Muriel Barbery.


Aug
25
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Sculpt for Adults

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
25
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Photography Workshop Series

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This 4-part workshop on how to take better photographs is taught by Len Bernstein, whose approach is based on this principle of Aesthetic Realism stated by its founder, 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." *In IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor*


Aug
25
6:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Pajama Storytime

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Registration is now closed

Children under age 5 and their caregivers enjoy a special, bedtime-themed storytime. Each child will be able to make a teddy bear to take home. Materials are limited; preregistration is required.


Aug
25
6:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Pajama Storytime

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Registration is now closed

Children under age 5 and their caregivers enjoy a special, bedtime-themed storytime. Each child will be able to make a teddy bear to take home. Materials are limited; preregistration is required.


Aug
25
6:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Pajama Storytime

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Registration is now closed

Children under age 5 and their caregivers enjoy a special, bedtime-themed storytime. Each child will be able to make a teddy bear to take home. Materials are limited; preregistration is required.


Aug
25
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Typing Skills

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Kids ages 6-12 will learn about home keys and how to type accurately and faster using the Mavis Beacon program for typing.


Aug
25
6:30PM

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7:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Zumba

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
25
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

Beginning Guitar with Tad Schaefer

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

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

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

Aug
25
6:30PM

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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


Aug
25
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "My Korean Deli" by Ben Ryder Howe.


Aug
26
9:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Skills Identfication

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

In this competitive job market, it is important to know your job skills as well as be able to market these skills to potential employers. In this workshop, you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your 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 718-634-4784. Class code JR110


Aug
26
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Intermediate Microsoft Word

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

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


Aug
26
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

PowerPoint

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is now closed

How to create your own presentation which is useful for both the workplace and school assignments. Make your presentation fun and professional-looking!


Aug
26
10:15AM

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11:30AM

Computers for Adults (in Spanish)

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

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

SunnysideTue, Sep 2, 201410:15AM - 11:30AM
SunnysideTue, Sep 9, 201410:15AM - 11:30AM
SunnysideTue, Sep 16, 201410:15AM - 11:30AM

Aug
26
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

The Da Vinci Time Machine presents: "A Journey into the Amazonia"

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Join us for our Journey into the Amazonia using the computer and having fun with arts and crafts.


Aug
26
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Queens Library at Rufus King Park

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Visit the Queens Library table on the southern lawn at Rufus King Park (Jamaica Ave. to 89 Ave. between 150 and 153 Streets) to meet friendly Library staff, find out how to get a free Library card and learn about all the programs and services Queens Library offers, including: youth and adult literacy programs, citizenship classes, health information, job-search help, computer labs and free WiFi, special programs for older adults and the homebound and more.


Aug
26
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to Computers

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

After this workshop, you will be able to begin to take advantage of everything computers have to offer. Topics covered include computer terminology, using the mouse and touchpad, basic keyboarding skills and how to navigate computer folders, files and programs in a Windows environment. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call (718) 634-1876. This is an introductory computer class; prior knowledge or skills are not required. Class code CC100


Aug
26
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Resume Workshop

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

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


Aug
26
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Itroduction to Computers (in English and Spanish)

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Learn about personal computers, the Internet, email and how to use windows. This class will be conducted for one hour in English and one hour in Spanish.


Aug
26
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to Email

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics. Participants must know how to use a computer mouse. Preregistration and a library card are required.


Aug
26
11:45AM

--to--

12:45PM

Computers for Adults

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

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

SunnysideTue, Sep 2, 201411:45AM - 12:45PM
SunnysideTue, Sep 9, 201411:45AM - 12:45PM
SunnysideTue, Sep 16, 201411:45AM - 12:45PM

Aug
26
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Richmond Hill Quilters

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

The Quilters meet Tuesdays at noon.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
26
12:00PM

--to--

1:30PM

Metastatic Cancer Support Group

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Exchange information, resources and experiences with others living with metastatic cancer at Queens Cancer Center of Queens Hospital. For details or to RSVP, call Carolina at 212-647-9700 x 245. This program is presented in collaboration with Gilda's Club.


Aug
26
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Intermediate Word

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

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


Aug
26
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Interview Skills

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

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


Aug
26
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Knitting and Crochet Club

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Do you like to knit and crochet? Join our group for adult craftspeople! We meet Tuesdays and make beautiful projects.


Aug
26
2:00PM

--to--

3:45PM

Knit and Crochet Club

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

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


Aug
26
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Game Time

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

There's board game fun Tuesday afternoon for children in grades K-8.


Aug
26
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Scrabble Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
26
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Scrabble Funtime for Kids and Teens

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

Play Scrabble, the word game that has been played for generations! All material will be provided.


Aug
26
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

Singer and Guitarist John Cave

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

John Cave is a guitarist, singer, songwriter and producer based in New York City, with a style derived from a variety of influences, including rock, jazz, hip hop and West African music. Over the last few years he has emerged as a go-to musician on the city scene, sharing stage and studio with an array of great musicians, singers and rappers from all over the world. This is a teleconference for older adults and the homebound. Call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Aug
26
2:30PM

--to--

3:15PM

Book Discussion

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

"Where Manga meets history" is the theme for this discussion of Kaiji Nakazawa's "Barefoot Gen" and John Hersey's "Hiroshima."


Aug
26
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Improve Your English (ESOL) @ your library

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Improve your English (ESOL), practice English Conversation and make new friends.


Aug
26
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

Summer Reading Club

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Join us for our Summer Reading Club for grades K-2. Preregistration is required. Sign up in our new Children's Room!


Aug
26
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

End-of-Summer Spelling Bee

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Test your spelling skills at this end-of-summer spelling bee for ages 5-12!


Aug
26
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

The Children’s Rock Garden Project

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Our garden design calls for some colorful and interesting rocks. Children ages 5-12 are requested to bring in rocks from their own garden and paint them with supplies provided by the library. We will use the painted rocks in our garden or they can be taken home.


Aug
26
3:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Book Buddies

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Children in grades K-3 team up with teen buddies to improve literacy and enjoy the fun of reading. Space is limited.


Aug
26
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

DIY Business Cards

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

A business card can be a great way to stay in a new contact’s mind. In this workshop, participants will learn how to create business cards using Microsoft Publisher and will leave with 10 of their very own cards. Basic computer skills are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call (718) 634-1876 for additional information. Class code CC250


Aug
26
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

StartUP! 9th Annual Business Plan Competition: Information Session

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
26
3:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Painting Workshop: Vincent Van Gogh

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Artist and professor Donna Davis will lead a painting workshop exploring Van Gogh's use of texture and complementary colors. All materials, including acrylic paints and canvas, will be supplied. Space is limited. Preregister online or by calling 718-990-0728. Participants must be age 15 and older.


Aug
26
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Tuesday Crafternoon Fun

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Explore your creative side this summer through exciting and fun projects you can take home!


Aug
26
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Jewelry-Making Workshop

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

This exciting jewelry-making workshop is for the entire family.


Aug
26
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Jeopardy!

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Test your knowledge in our Jeopardy game for children in grade 3 and up.


Aug
26
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Scrabble Club: Summer and Fall of 2014

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
26
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Needlework Club

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Adults, teens and children age 10 and older learn embroidery. All levels are welcome. Bring your own supplies and ideas.


Aug
26
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Summer Board Games

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

Children age 5 and up play Monopoly, Checkers, Connect Four and many more fun games. Space is limited; preregistration is required.


Aug
26
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Explore the Cosmos!

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Watch an episode of “COSMOS: A Spacetime Odyssey” and create a planetary puzzle or take part in other space-themed activities. All ages are welcome. Refreshments will be served.


Aug
26
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

Emotional Eating

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Nutrition-and-wellness specialist Alice Kaufman discusses what emotional eating is and how it can affect your health and shares techniques that can help free you from emotional eating.


Aug
26
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

YA Film Screening: "Soul Surfer" (PG)

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 25 openings

Celebrate the end of the Teen Summer Reading program by watching a film about a teen surfer who has to overcome her fear of going back in the water after being attacked by a shark. Space is limited; preregistration is required.


Aug
26
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Craft Time

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Teens work on crafts for an hour on Tuesday afternoons.


Aug
26
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Blast

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
26
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Dance Aerobics for Adults

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
26
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Crochet with Shahnaz

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Learn the basic crochet stitches with Shahnaz


Aug
26
5:45PM

--to--

6:45PM

New York Cares Presents Computers For Beginners

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
26
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Zumba

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
26
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Zumba

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
26
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Sewing 101

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
26
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Sewing 101

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
26
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Sewing 101

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
26
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Sewing 101

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
27
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Beginning a Business-Summer Series

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
27
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Cover Letters

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

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


Aug
27
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Cover Letters

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

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


Aug
27
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Mobile Device Computer Classes

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Bring your Google Android or Apple IOS device and learn how to use it. We can also provide basic computer training on our own equipment.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
27
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

Join our brand new Mother Goose Time!
There are nursery rhymes, songs and stories for infants ages new born-18 months.


Aug
27
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Staywell

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
27
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Toddler Time for children 12mths- 3 years includes stories, fingerplay, nursery rhymes, circle activities and simple craft. A parent or caregiver must accompany each child. This program runs every Wednesday all year long.


Aug
27
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

STARs: Senior Theater Acting Repertory

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
27
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Bonnie's Book Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "Blossom Sisters" by Fern Michaels. 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.


Aug
27
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

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


Aug
27
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

Come on over for our weekly storytime for toddlers! Read picture books and sing songs with us for 30 minutes of fun, laughter, and learning.


Aug
27
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Fun Time

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Bring your preschooler to the library and play and read together, sharing your favorite books and games with other parents and children. This program is for children ages 1-5 and their parents.


Aug
27
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Facebook

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 7 openings

Learn about the social media site that everyone is using, and how you can use it to stay in touch with loved ones, keep up with the news, and leverage your network for your job search! We will help you set up your new Facebook account and answer your questions. Basic computer knowledge, internet skills, and a valid email account required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-641-7086 for additional information. Class Code: CC130


Aug
27
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Magic Show with Yitz the Great!

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Celebrate your summer reading accomplishments with a magic show by Yitz the Great! Space is limited, so bring in your reading folder soon to make sure you get an invitation.


Aug
27
12:00PM

--to--

12:30PM

Toddler Coloring Time

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

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


Aug
27
12:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Summer Movie Wednesdays

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

In July and August, we will screen: 7/2 - “Frozen” (PG); 7/9 - “The Little Mermaid” (G); 7/16 -16 - “March of the Penguins” (G); 7/ 23 - “Mary Poppins” (G); 7/30 - ”The Princess and the Frog” (G); 8/6 - “Remember the Titans” (PG); 8/13 - “Up” (PG); 8/20- “Wall•E (G); 8/27 - “The Wiz” (G).


Aug
27
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Community Health Awareness: Joint Pain and Gout

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Internist Lingpin Hung, MD, of the New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens, will discuss how to manage joint pain and causes and health consequences of gout. This program is sponsored by Friends of the Flushing Library, Downtown Flushing BID and NYC Council Member Peter Koo.


Aug
27
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

LinkedIn

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 4 openings

LinkedIn is a social networking website that allows you to manage your professional identity, build and engage with your professional network, and access knowledge, insights, and opportunities. In this workshop you will learn how to use LinkedIn to look for employment, network, and keep up with colleagues. Basic computer skills and knowledge of the internet required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call (718) 641-7086 for additional information. Class Code: JR210


Aug
27
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Interview Skills

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 4 openings

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job…now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly after the interview. Class Code: JR170. For more information please call (718) 318-4943.


Aug
27
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Flushing
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


Aug
27
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Computers for Seniors

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

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

SunnysideWed, Sep 3, 20141:00PM - 2:00PM
SunnysideWed, Sep 10, 20141:00PM - 2:00PM
SunnysideWed, Sep 17, 20141:00PM - 2:00PM

Aug
27
1:30PM

--to--

2:45PM

Down Memory Lane

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Vocalist Diane Templeton takes you back to the great music of the '20s to the '60s with such familiar tunes as "Shaking the Blues Away," "Till I Waltz Again with You," "The Best Is Yet to Come" and more.


Aug
27
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Toddler Time

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
27
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Flushing
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


Aug
27
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Film Screening and Discussion: "Olympus Has Fallen"

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Terrorists attack the White House and take the president hostage, and disgraced former presidential guard Mike Banning must use his inside knowledge to help rescue him. Starring Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman; 2013; 119 minutes; rated R


Aug
27
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Facebook

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 openings

Learn about the social media site that everyone is using, and how you can use it to stay in touch with loved ones, keep up with the news, and leverage your network for your job search! We will help you set up your new Facebook account and answer your questions. Basic computer knowledge, internet skills, and a valid email account required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-318-4943 for additional information. Class Code: CC130


Aug
27
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Recycled Jeans Bag

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

In this sewing project, participants will learn how to recycle old jeans into stylish purses, with the option of adding fabric trims and lace. Participants must provide their own jeans to recycle. Preregistration is required.


Aug
27
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

Summer Reading Club

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Join us for our Summer Reading Club for grades 3-6. Preregistration is required. Sign up in our new Children's Room!


Aug
27
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

All are welcome to our discussion of "The King's Deception" by Steve Berry.


Aug
27
3:00PM

--to--

3:45PM

Summer Reading

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Children entering grades 1-3 will enjoy activities in science.


Aug
27
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Flushing
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


Aug
27
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Scrabble

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Play Scrabble with us!


Aug
27
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

End of Summer Reading: Teen Bash

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Celebrate the end of Summer Reading with music, dancing and games. We will draw the winning raffle tickets for the Kindle Fires!


Aug
27
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Story Meets Science

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Kids in grades 2-3 will discuss books and do crafts with a science theme.


Aug
27
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Comics Club

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Look at and discuss your favorite comics, heroes, villains and storylines. We will also do a lot of cool comics-related crafts.


Aug
27
3:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

One-on-One Job Readiness and Computer Assistance

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
27
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Children's Movie

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Whatever the weather outside, inside it will be "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2"!


Aug
27
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Super Summer Spelling Bee, Final Round

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

If you're ages 8-12 and made it through the first round of competition, or even if you didn't compete the first time around, this is it: the FINALS!


Aug
27
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Library Garden Project

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Come and join our Garden Club. Every Week we attend to our garden, plant new flowers, weed and water and beautify our garden.


Aug
27
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

7-Up and Hangman

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

These group games for children in grade 2 and up have been around for a long time for a reason. Join us for fun!


Aug
27
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Family Movie

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

"Jumanji" (1995), rated PG, stars Robin Williams and Kirsten Dunst and is a great movie for the entire family.


Aug
27
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Challenge

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Cardio Challenge combines both low impact aerobics and bootcamp into one total body workout. Instructor Bona Bhatia Khullar will lead you through easy-to-follow routines to increase cardiovascular fitness, tone the body and burn calories.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
27
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Summer Movie Time

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Some of the films we will screen are "Finding Nemo," "Monsters University," "Up," "Despicable Me 2," "The Lorax," "Toy Story 3" and "Tangled."


Aug
27
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Flushing
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


Aug
27
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Sing Me a Story, Read Me a Song with Emily Ellison

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Children age 6 and up dance, play musical instruments and sing songs in different languages with educator and artist Emily Ellison in this "Fizz, Boom, Read" Summer Reading program finale.


Aug
27
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Girl Scouts Summer Program

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

Children age 6 and up learn about Girl Scouts and participate in fun activities. Preregistration is required.


Aug
27
4:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Computers for Kids

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

Children ages 6-12 will learn basic computer skills and get an introduction to educational and fun Internet resources. Space is limited and preregistration is required.


Aug
27
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Story Meets Science

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Crafts and discussions for children in grades 4-6 will be about science and science fiction.


Aug
27
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Social Security: Questions and Answers

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Do you have questions about Social Security? Do you need help applying for benefits? We will answer all your questions.


Aug
27
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Wii Games

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Wednesday afternoon this summer is Wii game time for teens.


Aug
27
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Yoga

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Practice yoga weekly at the library.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
27
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Hatha Yoga With Sandhya Kaurwar

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
27
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Sculpt for Adults

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
27
5:45PM

--to--

6:45PM

Job Readiness with New York Cares

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
27
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Movie Night Wednesday

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

We will screen the following movies in August: 8/6 - "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit" (2014), rated PG-13; 8/13 - "Muppets Most Wanted" (2014), rated PG; 8/20 - "Noah" (2014), rated PG-13; 8/27 - "The Single Moms Club" (2014), rated PG-13


Aug
28
9:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Beginners Excel

Location: Arverne
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 7 openings

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


Aug
28
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Skills Identification

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

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


Aug
28
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Introduction to Treehouse

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 11 openings

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


Aug
28
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Introduction to Treehouse

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 11 openings

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


Aug
28
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Getting More From Google Accounts (Google Docs)

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

Learn about the many ways you can use your Google account, from Gmail and Google Maps, to Google Drive and Google Groups. Basic computer skills and an existing Google account are required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-634-4784 for additional information. Class Code: CC240


Aug
28
11:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Play

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children age 18-36 months accompanied by a caregiver will play with educational toys and listen to music.


Aug
28
11:15AM

--to--

11:45AM

Mother Goose Time

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

Join Mrs. Tina for nursery rhymes, songs and stories for children ages 9-23 months. Preregistration is required. Space is limited.


Aug
28
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

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


Aug
28
11:30AM

--to--

12:15PM

Read-to-Me Club

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Read-to-Me Club is for pre-readers ages 3-5 accompanied by a parent or other caregiver. Preregistration is necessary. Sign up in our new Children's Room!


Aug
28
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Toddler Time

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
28
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Writing Club

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

We meet weekly to share and discuss each other's writing.


Aug
28
12:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Financial Coaching

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
28
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Resume Workshop

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

Make your resume the best it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn how to get started, types of resumes, what to include and not include in a resume and tips for making a resume stronger. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call (718) 634-1876 for more information. Class code JR130


Aug
28
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Spelling Bee

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Calling all kids in grades 3-6 for this late summer spelling bee!


Aug
28
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Knitting and Crochet Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
28
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Intermediate Excel

Location: Arverne
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 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


Aug
28
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Crochet Club

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Bring your own work or learn something new in our Crochet Club!


Aug
28
1:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Bazaar of Talents

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

This is a chance for members of the community to display their crafts and showcase their talents. It will be fun for all ages!


Aug
28
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Resume Workshop

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

Make your resume the best it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn how to get started, types of resumes, what to include and not include in a resume and tips for making a resume stronger. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call (718) 990-8502 for more information. Class code JR130


Aug
28
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Classic Movies @ 2:00

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Every Thursday at 2:00PM we screen a different classic movie. In August, we feature customer requests: 8/7 - "I Confess" (1953); 8/14 - "The Wizard of Oz" (1939); 8/21 - "Storm Warning" (1951); 8/28 - "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" (1967)


Aug
28
2:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Health Care Help (in Korean)

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Korean speakers can get help looking for health insurance.


Aug
28
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Medicare Minutes

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Nancy Park Herman of the Medicare Rights Center will discuss Medicare issues as part of this monthly lecture and discussion series for older adults. Bring your questions. The audience will be present at the library; the presenter will lead the program via Skype.


Aug
28
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Interview Skills

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

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job…now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly after the interview. Class Code: JR170. For more information please call (718)634-1876.


Aug
28
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


Aug
28
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Introduction to Email

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

In this introductory workshop, you will learn how to create, log on to and navigate an email account, send and receive email messages, and attach documents. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8502. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code CC120


Aug
28
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

This month at our book discussion group for adults we will talk about Mary Shelly's classic "Frankenstein."


Aug
28
3:00PM

--to--

3:45PM

Summer Science for Tweens

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Children entering grades 4-6 will conduct science experiments.


Aug
28
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Gardening Club

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

We need help from all ages to plant our vegetable and flower garden. Be prepared to get dirty!


Aug
28
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Tear Apart Thursday

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

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


Aug
28
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Science Fun

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Explore science and perform fun experiments in an exciting program for children ages 6-12!


Aug
28
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Interactive Flannel Board Picture Book Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Preschoolers ages 3 to 5 and their caregivers read picture books for a half an hour with Ms. Lucy, then work on a craft.


Aug
28
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


Aug
28
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Twitter

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


Aug
28
4:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Kirigami

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Kirigami is a form of origami that requires less folding and allows cutting of paper. If you like origami, you will like kirigami!


Aug
28
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Teen Book, Teen Movie

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

We will watch movies based on popular teen novels. Refreshments will be served. 8/14 - "The Perks of Being a Wallflower"; 8/21 - "Holes"; 8/28: "Divergent"


Aug
28
4:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-12 create handmade, seasonal decorations.


Aug
28
4:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Legos

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children age 5 and up play with Legos at the library!


Aug
28
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Computers for Beginners

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
28
4:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Teen and Adult Chess Club

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
28
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Queens Stamp Club

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Philatelists meet to discuss their hobby.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
28
5:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Literature and Art Encounter with Arturo Ruiz-Sanchez (in Spanish)

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Poets, writers, musicians, comedians, painters, orators and others are invited to share their talents every last Thursday of the month with 5 minutes of prepared material. All levels are welcome.


Aug
28
5:15PM

--to--

6:00PM

Creative Writing for Children

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 8-12 will receive a topic and be guided through the writing process step by step.


Aug
28
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.


Aug
28
5:30PM

--to--

6:45PM

Learn to Dance Soca

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

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.


Aug
28
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Open Mic

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Poets, writers, musicians, comedians, orators and everyone else are invited to share their talents every fourth Thursday of the month. Come prepared with five minutes of material. All levels are welcome. You're sure to have a good time.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
28
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Drama Club

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Are you an aspiring actor or actress? Are you curious about what it’s like to perform on stage? Have you ever dreamed of becoming a movie star? This 7-week program will give you a chance to learn about theater, explore the art of acting and perform in a final showcase. Participation in the showcase is voluntary. Help put on the show or be in the show yourself!

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

Additional Dates


Aug
29
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Living Healthy, Body and Mind: Family Relations in Transition

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Registered nurse Kathy Moran looks at how roles within families change as members of the family age.


Aug
29
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.


Aug
29
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Chit Chat and STARs Performance

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Chat and make friends over the phone. Senior Theater Acting Repertory presents scenes from classic plays. This is a teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Aug
29
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Book Discussion Group for Adults

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "Things Fall Apart" by Chinua Achebe. Light refreshments will be served.


Aug
29
1:30PM

--to--

3:15PM

Movie Time: "Heaven is for Real"

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

A young boy claims to have visited heaven during a near-death experience in this film based on the book with the same title. 2014; 100 minutes; rated PG


Aug
29
3:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

Lanyards: The Box Stitch

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 10-12 will proudly display the lanyard key chain they create using nothing but the box stitch. Younger children can attend but may find this project difficult.


Aug
29
3:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Family Movie

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

This month's family movie is the animated film "Rio 2."


Aug
29
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Freeze Dance Party

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

See who wins this freeze dance competition for children in grades K and up!


Aug
29
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Lego Builders

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

Use the library's Lego blocks to create a structure that we will display until the following month. The only limit is your imagination! Preregistration is required.


Aug
29
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Make Your Own Treasure Box

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

Wow! Your very own keepsake box! Make a personalized box to hold reminders of your great summer or use it for all the stuff you will collect this coming school year. Preregistration is suggested.


Aug
29
5:45PM

--to--

6:45PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Blast

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
30
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Coding with Treehouse

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

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


Sep
2
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers and the Internet

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 7 openings

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


Sep
2
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Computers for Beginners (in Chinese)

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

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


Sep
2
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Job Seach Strategies

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

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


Sep
2
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Computers for Beginners

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to Computers

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

After this workshop, you will be able to begin to take advantage of everything computers have to offer. Topics covered include computer terminology, using the mouse and touchpad, basic keyboarding skills and how to navigate computer folders, files and programs in a Windows environment. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call (718) 634-1876. This is an introductory computer class; prior knowledge or skills are not required. Class code CC100


Sep
2
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Online Job Applications

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

In this workshop, you will begin to navigate online job applications swiftly and efficiently by learning how to register and build an employment profile on a job site, apply to online job postings and upload your resume to an online application. Basic computer skills and an email account are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information call 718-634-4784. Class code JR160


Sep
2
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Cover Letters

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

Make your cover letter the best that it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn how to get started, types of cover letters, what to include and not include and tips for making a cover letter stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information call 718-634-4784. Class code JR130


Sep
2
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Intermediate Excel

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

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


Sep
2
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Resumes and Cover Letters

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

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


Sep
2
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Knit and Crochet Club

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

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

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

Sep
2
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Chit Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
2
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Knitting Club

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Laptops for Homework

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Coloud Computing

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

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


Sep
2
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Juggling Club

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Sports Club

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
7:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Small Business Workshop

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

Do you have an idea for a business? Learn how to turn a business idea into a business plan in our workshop. Participants will learn how to create a demand for a product or service; set goals and objectives; budget and schedule; identify resources and networks; and get ready to open their business’s "doors." To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code JR130

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Job Search Strategies

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

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself to start a successful job search! In this workshop participants will learn: What you need to start a job search; general and career-specific websites; and How to safely find and apply for jobs online. Class Code: JR190. To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call (718)990-8502.


Sep
3
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Job Search Strategies

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

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


Sep
3
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

What Are You Reading?

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Find out what other people are reading, and tell them what you're reading now. This is a teleconferenced discussion open to all older adults and the homebound. Call Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 to preregister.


Sep
3
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to Computers

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Introduction to the Internet

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Introduction to Computers

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

After this workshop, you will be able to begin to take advantage of everything computers have to offer. Topics covered include computer terminology, using the mouse and touchpad, basic keyboarding skills and how to navigate computer folders, files and programs in a Windows environment. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call (718) 641-7086. This is an introductory computer class; prior knowledge or skills are not required. Class code CC100


Sep
3
12:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Scrabble

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Increase your word power with Scrabble!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
12:00PM

--to--

12:30PM

Toddler Coloring Time

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
1:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Need Health Insurance? We Can Help!

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Introduction to the Internet

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

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


Sep
3
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Learn Basic Chinese

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 openings

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Learn Basic Chinese

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 openings

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

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


Sep
3
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Sep
3
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Knights of Queens

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Movie Night

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
4:15PM

--to--

5:30PM

Typing Practice Lab

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Movie Night Wednesday

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
3
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Computers for Beginners( In Spanish)

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

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

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

Sep
3
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Tai Chi for All

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 29 openings

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


Sep
4
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

How do I use this thing?

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

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


Sep
4
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Skills Identitification

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

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


Sep
4
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Sep
4
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Sep
4
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Beginners Excel

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

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


Sep
4
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Writing Club

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

We meet weekly to share and discuss each other's writing.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Sep
4
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Resume Workshop

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

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


Sep
4
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Introduction to Chair Yoga

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Sep
4
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Code Camp

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Beginners PowerPoint

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

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


Sep
4
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Classic Movies @ 2:00

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Sep
4
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Interview Skills

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

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job…now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly after the interview. Class Code: JR170. For more information please call (718)634-1876.


Sep
4
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Kids Craft Time

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
4
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Children's Movie Time

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Craft Time

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Autumn Crafts

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Treehouse

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

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


Sep
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Welcome Back to School Word Puzzles

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
4
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Kids Board Games

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

We offer lots of different board games for children in grades 1-6.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
5:30PM

--to--

6:45PM

Zumba: Latin Dance Fitness for Adults

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

This fitness program with instructor Miriam Acevedo uses the Latin dance moves of merengue, salsa, cha cha, cumbia and reggaeton to create a workout that helps you lose body fat, gain muscle and be more energized. Preregistration is required for each session. Come early to complete an exercise release form.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Total Body Fitness for Adults

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Broadway to Hollywood

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
4
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Introduction to Power Point

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
4
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Beginners Word

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

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


Sep
4
8:00PM

--to--

9:00PM

Women in History: After Hours Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Sing Along with Rich

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
5
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners' Computers

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

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


Sep
5
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Intermediate Excel

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

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


Sep
5
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Knitting Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
11:15AM

--to--

11:45AM

Toddler Time

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Introduction to Computers

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Scrabble

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Exercise your brain at our Scrabble sessions for adults!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
1:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Open Lab

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Bring your supplies and make new friends!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
3:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Game Club and Movie Time

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Game Day

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

TGIF Games

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Wii Games

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Education is the Key to Success

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Fun Fridays

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Movie Night

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
5
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

JobMap Orientation

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

JobMap is Queens Library’s online tool that provides customized recommendations for job-search help and computer training. Learn how to use it to preregister for job-search workshops and computer-training classes, store your resumes and cover letters online and get your resume reviewed online. For more information, call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
6:30PM

--to--

7:45PM

ShapeUp NYC: Calypso Cardio

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
6
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers

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

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


Sep
6
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
6
11:00AM

--to--

5:00PM

Discovery Day Street Fair

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
6
12:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Move with Us

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
6
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

The Genteel Affections of the Chinese Autumn Moon Festival

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
6
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

Lincoln Center Local Presents Interweaving

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
6
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
6
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Introduction to the Internet

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

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


Sep
6
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Family Film

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
6
2:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Talks on Chinese Literature (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
6
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Let's Line Dance

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
7
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

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

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
7
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Sunday Concerts @ Central Presents Redhoye Bangladesh

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
8
9:00AM

--to--

10:00AM

Skills Identification

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 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) 327-2549. Class code JR110


Sep
8
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Basic Digital Photography (in Spanish)

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Resume Workshop

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

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


Sep
8
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to the Internet

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

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


Sep
8
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Toddler Time

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mother Goose

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Job Map Orientation

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Interview Skills

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

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job…now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly after the interview. Class Code: JR170. For more information please call (718) 327-2549.


Sep
8
11:15AM

--to--

12:15PM

Toddler Time

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Job Search Strategies

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

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself to start a successful job search! In this workshop participants will learn: what is needed to start a job search; general and career-specific websites; and how to safely find and apply for jobs online. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-641-7086. Class code JR190


Sep
8
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Korean Book Club

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Domino Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Online Job Applications

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

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


Sep
8
1:15PM

--to--

1:45PM

Toddler Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Toddlers spend a half hour at the library with songs, stories, fingerplays and movement activities.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Day Book Club

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
8
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Classic Movie Mondays

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Board Games

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Family Program Series

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Origami

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Teens use origami to create objects out of paper.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Cover Letters

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 12 openings

Make your cover letter the best that it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn how to get started, types of cover letters, what to include and not include and tips for making a cover letter stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-641-7086. Class code JR150


Sep
8
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Chinese Moon Festival: Music for Piano and Flute

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
8
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Chess Club

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Treehouse Orientation

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

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


Sep
8
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
8
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Dance Fitness

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
9
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Skills Identification

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

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


Sep
9
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction ot the Internet

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

Topics covered include Internet terminology, how to search and use a web browser, the basic structure of a website and Internet safety. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call 718-634-1876. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code CC110


Sep
9
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Resume Workshop

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

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


Sep
9
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Interview Skills

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

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


Sep
9
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Intermediate Word

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

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


Sep
9
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Job Search Strategies

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

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself to start a successful job search! In this workshop participants will learn: What you need to start a job search; general and career-specific websites; and How to safely find and apply for jobs online. Class Code: JR190. To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call (718)990-8502.


Sep
9
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
9
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

History and Highlights of the 1939 World's Fair

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
9
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Origami

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
9
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

Sinatra

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
9
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Pinterest

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

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


Sep
9
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Job Search Strategies

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

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


Sep
9
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
9
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Chess Club is for all ages.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
9
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

Tween Time

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
9
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Photographing Flowers

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

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


Sep
9
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Photographing Flowers

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

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


Sep
9
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Live Journal

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
9
5:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

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

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

Sessions are in English and include a workshop and basic civics education. 9/9: Are you ready to be a U.S. citizen?/Introduction to American history; 9/16: Required documents and more/Introduction to American government and politics; 9/23: Common barriers to naturalization/American culture and geography; 9/30: Naturalization interview and beyond/Review of 100 questions.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
9
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Introduction to Computers

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

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


Sep
10
9:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Introduction to Computers

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

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


Sep
10
10:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Beginners' Sewing Circle for Women (in Bengali)

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Skills Identification

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 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 718-634-1876. Class code JR110


Sep
10
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Resumes and Cover Letters

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

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


Sep
10
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Computer Basics

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Learn how to operate a personal computer.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

You Be the Judge

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
10
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Breast-Feeding Basics

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
10
11:15AM

--to--

11:45AM

Toddler Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Toddler Time is a half hour of songs, stories, fingerplays and movement activities.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Computers for Beginners

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

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


Sep
10
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

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

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

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

Sep
10
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Introduction to Email

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

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


Sep
10
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Introduction to Computers

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

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

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Sep
10
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Beginners Excel

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

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


Sep
10
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Computer Basics for Older Adults

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Sep
10
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Movie Afternoons

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
10
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Introduction to Chair Yoga

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Sep
10
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Family Movie

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Movies shown are appropriate for all ages.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

Zumba: Latin Dance Fitness

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

This Latin dance fitness program with instructor Miriam Acevedo uses dance moves from merengue, salsa, cha cha, cumbia and reggaeton to create a workout that helps you lose body fat, gain muscle and be more energized. Preregistration is required for each session. Come early to complete an exercise release form.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

An Introduction to Classical Belly Dance with Noora

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
4:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Teen Movie

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

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


Sep
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Comics Club

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Chess Club

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

The Making of a Gentleman

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Fighting a Silent Killer

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
10
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Skills Identification

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

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


Sep
11
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Job Search Strategies

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

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself to start a successful job search! In this workshop participants will learn: What you need to start a job search; general and career-specific websites; and How to safely find and apply for jobs online. Class Code: JR190. To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information call (718)634-1876.


Sep
11
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Sep
11
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mac : Basics

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

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


Sep
11
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Sep
11
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Intermediate Excel

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

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


Sep
11
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Online Job Applications

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

In this workshop, you will begin to navigate online job applications swiftly and efficiently by learning how to register and build an employment profile on a job site, apply to online job postings and upload your resume to an online application. Basic computer skills and an email account are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code JR160. For further information call (718)634-1876.


Sep
11
11:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
11
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mother Goose

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
11
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Sep
11
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

Cover Letters

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

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


Sep
11
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Sep
11
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Intermediate PowerPoint

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

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


Sep
11
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Sep
11
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Pounds Fitness, Back-to-School Edition

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
11
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Tear Apart Thursday

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
11
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Personal Branding Online

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

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


Sep
11
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

National Hispanic Heritage Month

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
11
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Kids Club

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
11
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Steampunk Jewelry Design

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
11
5:30PM

--to--

7:00PM

Night Book Club

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
11
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Meditation Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
11
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

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

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
11
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
11
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Typing Skills

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
11
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Introduction to Email

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

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


Sep
11
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Block Association

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
12
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Can You Hear Me?

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
12
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Facebook

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

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


Sep
12
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Internet for Beginners

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

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


Sep
12
11:00AM

--to--

6:00PM

Defensive Driving

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

These driving classes are offered by AARP.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
12
11:00AM

--to--

6:00PM

Driver Safety

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
12
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Computers for Beginners

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
12
11:30AM

--to--

1:30PM

Movie Fridays

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
12
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
12
1:00PM

--to--

2:15PM

English Conversation Classes

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Adults improve their English through group conversations about everyday topics.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
12
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

Am I Blue? A Blues Revue with Stacia Hobdy

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
12
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

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

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
12
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Connect Four Tournament

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
12
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Back-to-School Science Experiments Film Festival

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
12
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

On Top of Spaghetti

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
12
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Chess Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Children age 8 and up learn the art of chess.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
13
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Microsoft Excel for Spanish Speakers

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

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

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

Sep
13
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners Word

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

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


Sep
13
10:00AM

--to--

4:00PM

Ridgewood Fun Day

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
13
10:00AM

--to--

2:00PM

SHSAT Practice Exam

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
13
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

New York Vocal Artists Research Center Presents a Fall Concert

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
13
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Lincoln Center Local Presents Fiesta Flamenca

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
13
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Microsoft Word for Spanish Speakers

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

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

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

Sep
13
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Education and the Family (in English and Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
13
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Beginners Excel

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

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


Sep
13
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Basic Drawing (in Spanish)

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
13
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

Plaza Theatrical Productions Presents "Winnie the Pooh"

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
13
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

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

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
13
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Movie Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
13
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Gaming on the Wii

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
13
4:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Pingtung Hakka Music and Dance Troupe Presents Hakka Music and Dance

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
14
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Obligations under the New York State Dignity for All Students Act

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
14
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

The Life and Art of Peking Opera Performers: Opera Dreams

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
15
9:00AM

--to--

10:00AM

Job Search Strategies

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

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself to start a successful job search! In this workshop participants will learn: What you need to start a job search; general and career-specific websites; and How to safely find and apply for jobs online. Class Code: JR190. To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call (718) 327-2549.


Sep
15
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Online Job Applications

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

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


Sep
15
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers

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

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


Sep
15
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Introduction to Computers and the Internet

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
15
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

La Leche League of Queens

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

This breast-feeding support group meets monthly.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
15
11:00AM

--to--

5:00PM

Smart Drivers Course

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
15
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Cover Letters

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

Make your cover letter the best that it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn how to get started, types of cover letters, what to include and not include and tips for making a cover letter stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information call 718-634-4784. Class code JR130


Sep
15
11:00AM

--to--

5:00PM

Defensive Driving

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
15
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Salary Negotiations

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

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


Sep
15
11:30AM

--to--

5:30PM

Safe Driving for Older Adults

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
15
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Networking

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

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


Sep
15
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

How to Prevent and Manage Diabetes (in Russian)

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
15
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Storytime

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
15
4:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Solar Power Opportunities

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
15
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Maker Mondays

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
15
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Children's Afterschool Program

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
15
5:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Computer Homework Help

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
15
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

History and Headlines: A Book Discussion Group

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
15
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Author Talk with Mitchell S. Jackson

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
15
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

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

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
15
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Mac Monday: DIY Movies

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

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


Sep
15
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Ridgewood Book Club

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
15
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Authentic Spanish Cuadro Flamenco with Maya de Silva and Flamenco Revolution

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
16
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Email

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

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


Sep
16
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Microsoft Word for Beginners

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

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


Sep
16
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Networking

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

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


Sep
16
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Bingo

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We're playing bingo, and you can join in from home. This is a teleconferenced event open to older adults and the homebound. Call 718-464-0084 for bingo cards, chips and access numbers.


Sep
16
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Salary Negotiations

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

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


Sep
16
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to Email

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

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


Sep
16
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

LinkedIn

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

LinkedIn is a social networking website that allows you to manage your professional identity, build and engage with your professional network, and access knowledge, insights, and opportunities. In this workshop you will learn how to use LinkedIn to look for employment, network, and keep up with colleagues. Basic computer skills and knowledge of the internet required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-634-4784 for additional information. Class Code: JR210


Sep
16
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Intermediate PowerPoint

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

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


Sep
16
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Resumes and Cover Letters

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

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


Sep
16
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Design Your Own Lace Bracelet

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 openings

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
16
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

Meditation for Optimum Well-Being

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
16
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Resumes and Cover Letters

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

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


Sep
16
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Facebook

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

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


Sep
16
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

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

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
16
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Composting

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

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


Sep
16
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Knit and Crocheting Club

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
16
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Introduction to Excel

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
17
9:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Internet for Beginners

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

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


Sep
17
10:00AM

--to--

5:00PM

Defensive Driving

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

This AARP defensive driving refresher course is especially designed for drivers age 50 and over. Please call the library for preregistration information.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
17
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Resumes and Cover Letters

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

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


Sep
17
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Interview Skills

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

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job…now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. For more information please call 718-990-8625. Class code JR170


Sep
17
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
17
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

The Poet in You

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
17
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to Excel

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
17
11:30AM

--to--

1:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
17
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
17
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Introduction to Computers

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

After this workshop, you will be able to begin to take advantage of everything computers have to offer. Topics covered include computer terminology, using the mouse and touchpad, basic keyboarding skills and how to navigate computer folders, files and programs in a Windows environment. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call (718) 641-7086. This is an introductory computer class; prior knowledge or skills are not required. Class code CC100


Sep
17
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Intermediate Excel

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

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


Sep
17
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Introduction to the Internet

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

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


Sep
17
1:30PM

--to--

2:45PM

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

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
17
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
17
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
17
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "The Dovekeepers" by Alice Hoffman.


Sep
17
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
17
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Sep
17
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Sep
17
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Music of Winnie-the-Pooh

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
17
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

September Craft

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

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


Sep
17
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Immigration Update for Haitians (in Haitian Creole)

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
17
5:30PM

--to--

6:45PM

Zumba Exercise for Adults

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 25 openings

Ciara Sandoval teaches dance movements to keep you fit in this aerobic exercise class for adults. Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes, and bring a bottle of water. Preregistration is required for each session.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
17
5:30PM

--to--

6:45PM

Help Save a Life: On-Site CPR Training

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
17
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Resumes and Cover Letters

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

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


Sep
18
9:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Beginners Word

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

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


Sep
18
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

DIY Business Cards

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

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


Sep
18
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Sep
18
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Salary Negotiations

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

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


Sep
18
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Sep
18
11:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
18
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Autumn Storytime

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Preschoolers and toddlers ages 18 months to 4 years will enjoy fingerplays, music, rhymes and stories with their parents or other adult caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
18
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Beginners PowerPoint

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

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


Sep
18
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Sep
18
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Bilingual Book Discussion

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "The Giver" by Lois Lowry.


Sep
18
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Beginners Excel

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

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


Sep
18
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Networking

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

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


Sep
18
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Sep
18
1:30PM

--to--

2:45PM

Everything Old Is New Again

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
18
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Sep
18
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
18
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Interactive Picture Book Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
18
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
18
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Twitter

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

Learn about Twitter, an online social networking service that allows you to connect instantly to what's most important to you. You’ll learn how you can “follow” your friends, experts and favorite celebrities and receive breaking news, job posting notifications and more. Basic computer skills and a valid email address are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code CC130.


Sep
18
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Fall Origami

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
18
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Autumn Arts and Crafts

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
18
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Beaded Bracelet Workshop for Adults

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

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


Sep
18
5:15PM

--to--

6:00PM

Creative Writing

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
18
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

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


Sep
18
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Getting More From Google Accounts (Google Docs)

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

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


Sep
18
8:00PM

--to--

9:00PM

After Hours: A Short Story Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
19
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Medicare Minutes

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
19
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Email for Beginners

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

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


Sep
19
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Treehouse Orientation

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

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


Sep
19
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Salary Negotiations

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

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


Sep
19
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Computers for Beginners

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

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

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Sep
19
11:30AM

--to--

12:15PM

Stretch and Flex Yoga for Adults

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 9 openings

This course is designed to improve the body's movement by increasing blood flow to joints, muscles and internal organs and thereby increasing oxygen to the cells. It has a relaxation component and is great for de-stressing. Bring a yoga mat, towel and water bottle and wear comfortable, stretchable attire. Space is limited to 10 participants. Preregistration is required. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Douglaston/Little Neck Library.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Sep
19
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

This half-hour of storytime with books, exercise, songs, bubbles, a parachute game and fingerplays is for ages 2-5.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Sep
19
12:30PM

--to--

12:45PM

Babies and Books

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Infants up to age 24 months will hear stories, sing, bounce and enjoy light creative movement with puppets and bubbles.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Sep
19
1:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

Movie Time

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

"Saving Mr. Banks" tells the story of how Walt Disney courted P.L. Travers into letting him option the rights to her book "Mary Poppins." Starring Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson and Colin Farrell. Directed by John Lee Hancock; rated PG-13; 125 min.; 2013


Sep
19
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

The New York World's Fairs: 1939-40 and 1964-65

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Noted historian Ron Marzlock takes the Greatest Generation and the Baby Boom on a trip through their own history, with more than 200 images of the World's Fairs that are a must-see for Queens residents who were there. And if you are young enough to have missed both, it's a great education about what yesterday thought today was supposed to look like.


Sep
19
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Author Talk with Hia Chakroborty

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Young Adult author Hia Chakraborty discusses her new book, "Aurora's Ashes."


Sep
19
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Game Day

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Play one of our many board games! All ages are invited.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Sep
20
9:00AM

--to--

4:00PM

No-Cost Digital Mammograms

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

The Mobile Care Clinic will be at New Jerusalem Baptist Church, 122-05 Smith Street, Jamaica, to provide no-cost digital mammograms to women aged 40 and older with health insurance, or aged 50 and older without health insurance, who are current New York City residents and have had no mammogram in the past 12 months; no co-pays are required and deductibles will be waived. An appointment is necessary; call Rosalie at 718-723-6287 to schedule one.


Sep
20
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Intermediate Word

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 23 openings

Build upon your basic knowledge of Microsoft Word in this intermediate workshop. Learn how to format Word documents and bibliographis and insert tables, charts, headers and footers. Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Word are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code CC200


Sep
20
12:00PM

--to--

2:15PM

Foundation for Fighting Blindness

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

The group meets monthly to share information and support.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Sep
20
12:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Asian Real Estate Association of America Presents a First-Time Home Buyer's A-Z Seminar

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This seminar will discuss the appraisal process, surveys, titling, home owner's insurance and first-time home buyer grant programs. Real estate transactions will be conducted in a role-play format. In Rooms A&B, Lower Level


Sep
20
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

The Art of Memoir Mapping

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Authors TS Bradley and Emmanuelle (Laura Torres) will show you how at a memoir-writing workshop that will release the inner voice you've been longing to hear. Saturday, 9/20: Memoir mapping; Saturday, 10/4: Live readings

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Sep
20
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Lincoln Center Local Presents Villalobos Brothers: Redefining Latin Music

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Masterfully blending the indigenous rhythms and melodies of their native Veracruz with the intricate harmonies of jazz and classical music, the Villalobos Brothers deliver an intoxicating brew of musical virtuosity that awakens the senses as it redefines our notions of Latin music. The performance will include a question-and-answer session with the artists.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Sep
20
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Intermediate Excel

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 22 openings

Improve your productivity and boost your basic knowledge of Excel. Topics covered include; a review of the basics, creating and manipulating tables, and using formulas and functions. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills and knowledge of excel are required. Class Code: CC210


Sep
20
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

Broadway through the Years: Berlin to Webber with Peter J. LaRosa

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Peter LaRosa performs the music of Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers and Andrew Lloyd Webber in this program of great Broadway show tunes.


Sep
20
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

Mitch Kahn Sings Academy Award-Winning Songs

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Singer and pianist Mitch Kahn celebrates the legacies of Jerome Kern, Irving Berlin, the Gershwins, Johnny Mercer and others.


Sep
20
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Caring for a Person with a Memory Problem (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The Alzheimer’s Association, New York City Chapter, offers a monthly support group in Mandarin Chinese for people caring for a person with Alzheimer’s or any of the other dementias. Our support group is a secure and safe place to share your experiences. This group will meet in July Sat 19, August Sat 16 and September Sat 20.


Sep
20
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Music of Colombia by Folklore Urbano

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Folklore Urbano celebrates the history and culture of Colombia with traditional instruments and music. Led by innovative bandleader Pablo Mayor, Folklore Urbano promotes educational outreach programs and music residencies in addition to introducing Colombian music to the world stage.


Sep
21
12:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Understanding Hepatitis B (in English and Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Hepatitis B is a very common viral infection that has no signs or symptoms. It is very treatable, but can cause liver cancer if untreated. Drs. Weining Liang, Guo Wenbin, William Li and Jianjun Li will explain the prevention and treatment of the disease. *In IRC Conference Room*


Sep
21
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

St. Luke's Subway Series: Five Borough Library Tour

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble will appear at Queens Library as part of its neighborhood five-borough library tour, performing music for wind quintet by Barber, Bach, Bozza, Ligeti and Paquito D'Rivera. In Auditorium, Lower Level


Sep
22
9:00AM

--to--

4:00PM

No Cost Digital Mammograms

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

No-cost digital mammograms are available for women aged 40 and older with health insurance, or aged 50 and older without health insurance, who are current New York City residents and have had no mammogram in the past 12 months; no co-pays are required and deductibles will be waived. To schedule an appointment, call 877-628-9090.


Sep
22
9:00AM

--to--

10:00AM

Job Search Strategies

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself to start a successful job search! In this workshop participants will learn: What you need to start a job search; general and career-specific websites; and How to safely find and apply for jobs online. Class Code: JR190. To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call (718) 327-2549.


Sep
22
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Getting More From Google Accounts (Google Docs)

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 24 openings

Learn about the many ways you can use your Google account, from Gmail and Google Maps, to Google Drive and Google Groups. Basic computer skills and an existing Google account are required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class Code: CC240


Sep
22
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Networking

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Networking is the development of professional relationships. In today’s job market, it is one of the best ways to find a job. Through networking, you can exchange information with others about job opportunities, interesting organizations or up-and-coming industries. Learn about the basics of networking in this workshop. To preregister, visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-327-2549. Class code JR190


Sep
22
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Storytime

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Young children listen to stories read from picture books.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Sep
22
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Email

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Learn how to create and manage an email account and contacts list, send and receive messages, and add attachments. Basic mouse and keyboard skills are required. Space is limited; first come, first served.


Sep
22
11:00AM

--to--

5:00PM

Defensive Driving for Older Drivers

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

This six-hour AARP course is designed for seniors, but drivers of all ages are welcome. Because it is offered by AARP, there is a minimal fee to attend: $20 for AARP members and $25 for nonmembers, payable to AARP by check or money order only. The class will run from 11:00AM to 6:00PM. Preregister with Ms. Downing at 718-479-8914.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Sep
22
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Baby and Me

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

This interactive program is for infants ages 7-18 months and their caregivers.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Sep
22
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Crafts

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Young children develop listening skills and eye-hand coordination working on simple crafts.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Sep
22
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Social Media and Your Job Search

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

The Internet is buzzing with social media, and there are many ways to use sites like Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook to leverage your network for your job search, seek out job opportunities and postings. Basic computer skills and a familiarity with the internet required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, call (718) 327-2549 or visit the Job Information Center. Basic computer skills are required. Class Code: JR200.


Sep
22
11:15AM

--to--

11:45AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Join us for stories, songs and fingerplays for children ages 7-23 months. Preregistration is required.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Sep
22
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Job Search Strategies

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself to start a successful job search! In this workshop participants will learn: what is needed to start a job search; general and career-specific websites; and how to safely find and apply for jobs online. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-641-7086. Class code JR190


Sep
22
1:00PM

--to--

2:15PM

Divas of Broadway and Opera

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Soprano Irene Failenbogen performs pieces from classical operas and Broadway shows such as "La Traviata," "Carmen" and "Fiddler on the Roof."


Sep
22
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Online Job Applications

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

In this workshop, you will begin to navigate online job applications swiftly and efficiently by learning how to register and build an employment profile on a job site, apply to online job postings and upload your resume to an online application. Basic computer skills and an email account are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-641-7086 for additional information. Class code JR160


Sep
22
1:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

These programs incorporate stories with a variety of other activities, such as songs, crafts and creative movement, for children ages 3 1/2 to 5 years.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Sep
22
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Accent Reduction for Everyday Success

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Do people have difficulty understanding you? Is your accent keeping you from finding work or reaching other goals? Speech-language pathologists will teach you everyday tips and techniques to help you approximate an American English speaking style.


Sep
22
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Monday Movies

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

The titles of our monthly Monday movies will be announced closer to the date of screening.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Sep
22
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Cover Letters

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

Make your cover letter the best that it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn how to get started, types of cover letters, what to include and not include and tips for making a cover letter stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-641-7086. Class code JR150


Sep
22
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Healthy Woman: Coping with Stress for a Healthy Mind, Body, and Spirit

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Women’s health can be impacted by the stresses of marriage, motherhood and career. In this workshop, participants will learn how stress affects the body and how natural treatments can alleviate it.


Sep
22
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Starting and Running a Small Business

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Learn helpful tips for turning a hobby or skills into a business and where to obtain free resources to help plan a business.


Sep
22
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Shall We Dance?

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Celebrate the 85th Anniversary of the Ridgewood Library with an evening of dances popular during those 85 years. A dance instructor will take you through the steps of the Charleston, cha-cha, Stroll, Twist and more. Bring a partner or meet one there!


Sep
22
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Mac Monday: Basics

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 24 openings

Learn the basics of Apple computers on our MacBook Pro laptops in these weekly Mac labs. This week's topics are the differences between Macs and PCs, using the mouse and navigating the Mac interface and applications. Preregistration is required online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code CC280


Sep
23
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Intermediate Microsoft Word

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 9 openings

Improve your workplace skills in this intermediate class for adults. Prior knowledge of Microsoft Word is required.


Sep
23
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Excel

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 9 openings

Learn how to create spreadsheets and tables and use formulas. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are necessary. Preregistration is required by phone or in person at the Cyber Center Desk. For details, please call 718-990-0769.


Sep
23
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Skills Identification

Location: Arverne
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Learn how to define and categorize job skills, what skills are most sought by employers, and how to identify and market your skills to potential employers.
Class code: JR110. To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information please call (718)634-4784.


Sep
23
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Autumn

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This is a topical discussion about the fall season. This is a teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Sep
23
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to Computers

Location: Seaside
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

After this workshop, you will be able to begin to take advantage of everything computers have to offer. Topics covered include computer terminology, using the mouse and touchpad, basic keyboarding skills and how to navigate computer folders, files and programs in a Windows environment. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call (718) 634-1876. This is an introductory computer class; prior knowledge or skills are not required. Class code CC100


Sep
23
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Computers for Beginners

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Adults will learn the basics of using a computer. Preregistration and a valid Queens Library card are required.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Sep
23
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Resume Workshop

Location: Arverne
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Make your resume the best it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn how to get started, types of resumes, what to include and not include in a resume and tips for making a resume stronger. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call (718) 634-4784 for more information. Class code JR130


Sep
23
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Intermediate Excel

Location: Seaside
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Improve your productivity and boost your basic knowledge of Excel. Topics covered include; a review of the basics, creating and manipulating tables, and using formulas and functions. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills and knowledge of excel are required. Class Code: CC210


Sep
23
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Interview Skills

Location: Arverne
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job…now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly after the interview. Class Code: JR170. For more information please call (718)634-4784


Sep
23
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Interview Skills

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job…now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. For more information please call 718-990-8625. Class code JR170


Sep
23
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

LinkedIn

Location: Seaside
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

LinkedIn is a social networking website that allows you to manage your professional identity, build and engage with your professional network, and access knowledge, insights, and opportunities. In this workshop you will learn how to use LinkedIn to look for employment, network, and keep up with colleagues. Basic computer skills and knowledge of the internet required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call (718) 634-1876 for additional information. Class Code: JR210


Sep
23
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Online Job Applications

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

In this workshop, you will begin to navigate online job applications swiftly and efficiently by learning: how to register and build an employment profile on a job site; how to apply to online job postings; and how to upload your resume to an online application. Basic computer skills and an email account are required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center. Basic computer skills are required. Class Code: JR160.


Sep
24
9:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Create an Email Account

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn how to set up your own email account. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are required. Preregistration is required by phone or in person at the Cyber Center Desk. For details, please call 718-990-0769.


Sep
24
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Resumes and Cover Letters

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Are you ready to apply for jobs? Do your resume and cover letter stand out from the crowd? Make your resume and cover letter the best that they can be in this workshop!
Participants will learn: how to get started; types of resumes; what to include and not include; tips for making your resume and cover letter stronger. Class Code: JR130
To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625.


Sep
24
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Interview Skills

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job…now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly after the interview. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR170


Sep
24
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

This interactive program for infants and their caregivers features nursery rhymes, fingerplays, songs and play time for children ages 18-30 months

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Sep
24
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Bonnie's Book Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "The Racketeer" by John Grisham. This is a teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants must call 718-464-0084 to preregister and obtain access numbers.


Sep
24
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Facebook

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Learn about the social media site that everyone is using, and how you can use it to stay in touch with loved ones, keep up with the news, and leverage your network for your job search! We will help you set up your new Facebook account and answer your questions. Basic computer knowledge, internet skills, and a valid email account required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-641-7086 for additional information. Class Code: CC130


Sep
24
1:00PM

--to--

1:45PM

Toddler Movement Workshop with Tina

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

It's fun time for children ages 2-4 in this movement, dance and musical games workshop.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Sep
24
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Twitter

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Learn about Twitter, an online social networking service that allows you to connect instantly to what's most important to you. You’ll learn how you can “follow” your friends, experts and favorite celebrities and receive breaking news, job posting notifications and more. Basic computer skills and a valid email address are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-641-7086 for additional information. Class code CC130.


Sep
24
1:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

This interactive program for children 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 years and their caregivers features storytime, nursery ryhmes and songs.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Sep
24
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 1 openings

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Sep
24
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 1 openings

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Sep
24
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Career Discovery Workshop Series

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Discover your career path! Find out about particular jobs by talking to professionals in the field.


Sep
24
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Join us for arts and crafts fun for ages 6-12!


Sep
24
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Maker Club

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Geek out monthly with science, tech and electronics for ages 11-14!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Sep
24
5:30PM

--to--

6:45PM

Smooth Jazz Giants Featuring Vocalist Stacia Hobdy

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Vocalist Stacia Hobdy croons the sounds of such artists as Anita Baker, Sade, Patrice Rushen, Patti Austin and more.


Sep
24
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Job Search Strategies

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself to start a successful job search! In this workshop participants will learn: What you need to start a job search; general and career-specific websites; and How to safely find and apply for jobs online. Class Code: JR190. To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call (718)990-8502.


Sep
25
9:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Twitter

Location: Arverne
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Learn about Twitter, an online social networking service that allows you to connect instantly to what's most important to you. You’ll learn how you can “follow” your friends, experts and favorite celebrities and receive breaking news, job posting notifications and more. Basic computer skills and a valid email address are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-634-4784 for additional information. Class code CC130.


Sep
25
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Getting More From Google Accounts (Google Docs)

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 25 openings

Learn about the many ways you can use your Google account, from Gmail and Google Maps, to Google Drive and Google Groups. Basic computer skills and an existing Google account are required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class Code: CC240


Sep
25
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 1 openings

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Sep
25
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Skills Identitification

Location: Seaside
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

In this competitive job market, it is important to know your job skills as well as be able to market these skills to potential employers. In this workshop, you will learn how to: Define and categorize job skills; identify your job skills; understand the difference between job skills and job duties; market your job skills; become aware of the most sought after job skills. Class code: JR110. To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information please call (718)634-1876.


Sep
25
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 1 openings

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Sep
25
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Facebook

Location: Arverne
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Learn about the social media site that everyone is using, and how you can use it to stay in touch with loved ones, keep up with the news, and leverage your network for your job search! We will help you set up your new Facebook account and answer your questions. Basic computer knowledge, internet skills, and a valid email account required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-634-4784 for additional information. Class Code: CC130


Sep
25
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 1 openings

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Sep
25
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Resume Workshop

Location: Seaside
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Make your resume the best it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn how to get started, types of resumes, what to include and not include in a resume and tips for making a resume stronger. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-634-1876 for more information. Class code


Sep
25
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

LinkedIn

Location: Arverne
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

LinkedIn is a social networking website that allows you to manage your professional identity, build and engage with your professional network, and access knowledge, insights, and opportunities. In this workshop you will learn how to use LinkedIn to look for employment, network, and keep up with colleagues. Basic computer skills and knowledge of the internet required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-634-4784 for additional information. Class Code: JR210


Sep
25
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 1 openings

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Sep
25
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 1 openings

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Sep
25
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Interview Skills

Location: Seaside
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job…now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly after the interview. Class Code: JR170. For more information please call (718)634-1876.


Sep
25
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

LinkedIn

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

LinkedIn is a social networking website that allows you to manage your professional identity, build and engage with your professional network and access knowledge, insights and opportunities. In this workshop you will learn how to use it to network, look for employment and keep up with colleagues. Basic computer skills and knowledge of the Internet are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code JR210


Sep
25
5:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Literature and Art Encounter with Arturo Ruiz-Sanchez (in Spanish)

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Poets, writers, musicians, comedians, painters, orators and others are invited to share their talents every last Thursday of the month with five minutes of prepared material. All levels are welcome.


Sep
25
6:00PM

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7:15PM

The Sounds of Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

L A Blacksmith and Wayne Holmes take you in their time machine to share great hits such as "Georgia on My Mind," "What's Going On," "You Are the Sunshine of My Life" and more.


Sep
25
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Intermediate PowerPoint

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Learn cool tips and tricks to make your PowerPoint presentations stand out in this workshop for children ages 7-12. Space is limited. First come, first served.


Sep
25
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Intermediate Word

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 22 openings

Build upon your basic knowledge of Microsoft Word in this intermediate workshop. Learn how to format Word documents and bibliographis and insert tables, charts, headers and footers. Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Word are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code CC200


Sep
26
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Introduction to JobMap

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

In this workshop on JobMap, Queens Library’s new online tool that provides customized recommendations for job search help and computer training, you will learn to how preregister for job search workshops and computer training classes, store your resumes and cover letters online and get your resume reviewed online. For more information, call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center.


Sep
26
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Introduction to Computers

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 25 openings

After this workshop, you will be able to take advantage of everything computers have to offer. Topics covered include computer terminology, using the mouse and touchpad, basic keyboarding skills, and navigating computer folders, files, and programs in a Windows environment. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call 718-990-8625. This is an introductory computer class; prior computer knowledge or skills are not required. Class code CC100


Sep
26
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Pick up a copy of our monthly selection at the Circulation Desk, then join us to exchange ideas. Light refreshments will be served. September's book is "Eight Habits of Love" by Ed Bacon; October's is "Whistling Past the Graveyard" by Susan Crandall.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Sep
26
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Teen Crochet Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn the basics of crochet.


Sep
27
9:30AM

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12:00PM

Beginners PowerPoint

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 23 openings

Create awesome presentations and slideshows with PowerPoint 2010. Topics covered will include; creating and editing slides, changing the design and colors, inserting pictures and illustrations, and presenting your slide show. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills are required. Class Code: CC190


Sep
27
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Tung Ching Chinese Cultural Arts Center Yue Ju Society Presents an Afternoon of Yue Opera

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Yue Opera is a popular local drama of southeast China with an elegant and classical performing style enjoyed by people all over China. Experience this dramatic style as performed by artists from Queens!

*In Auditorium, Lower Level*


Sep
27
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Lincoln Center Local Streaming Live

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Join viewing parties at Queens Libraries at Central, Bayside, Broadway, Cambria Heights, Far Rockaway, Flushing, Forest Hills, Fresh Meadows, Langston Hughes, Lefferts, Ridgewood, Rochdale Village and Sunnyside for the encore performance of Villalobos Brothers, streamed live from the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Sep
27
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Lincoln Center Local Streaming Live

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Join viewing parties at Queens Libraries at Central, Bayside, Broadway, Cambria Heights, Far Rockaway, Flushing, Forest Hills, Fresh Meadows, Langston Hughes, Lefferts, Ridgewood, Rochdale Village and Sunnyside for the encore performance of Villalobos Brothers, streamed live from the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Sep
27
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Lincoln Center Local Streaming Live

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Join viewing parties at Queens Libraries at Central, Bayside, Broadway, Cambria Heights, Far Rockaway, Flushing, Forest Hills, Fresh Meadows, Langston Hughes, Lefferts, Ridgewood, Rochdale Village and Sunnyside for the encore performance of Villalobos Brothers, streamed live from the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Sep
27
2:00PM

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4:30PM

Intermediate PowerPoint

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 25 openings

Take your PowerPoint presentations to the next level! Topics covered will include; creating transitions, emphasizing your information with animations, inserting charts, and inserting multimedia. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills and knowledge of PowerPoint are required. Class Code: CC220


Sep
27
4:30PM

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6:30PM

An Hour of Coding

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 7-12 will use drag-and-drop programming to learn basic concepts of computer science, including repeat-loops, conditionals, algorithms, functions and variables.


Sep
28
2:00PM

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3:00PM

QL International Resource Center Presents Traditional Dance from Korea

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Hong Dance and Music Company will perform beautiful music and dance of Korea. Join us for this lovely event! In Auditorium, Lower Level


Sep
28
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Sunday Movie @ Central

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

In "RoboCop," a powerful multinational conglomerate attempts to bring robotic law enforcement to the United States by transforming a critically injured police officer into a cyborg cop in this remake of the subversive 1987 sci-fi classic.


Sep
29
9:00AM

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10:00AM

Skills Identification

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

In this competitive job market, it is important to know your job skills as well as be able to market these skills to potential employers. In this workshop, you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills and become aware of the most sought job skills. To preregister, visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information please call (718) 327-2549. Class code JR110


Sep
29
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Borrowing Ebooks

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 25 openings

Queens Library has many popular electronic books available for free from our library website. Bring your own Kindle, Nook, iPad or other e-reader along with your USB connecting cable to learn how to download free eBooks from the library. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code: CC240


Sep
29
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Resume Workshop

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Make your resume the best it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn how to get started, types of resumes, what to include and not include in a resume and tips for making a resume stronger. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718 327-2549 for more information. Class code JR130


Sep
29
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Interview Skills

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job…now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly after the interview. Class Code: JR170. For more information please call (718) 327-2549.


Sep
29
11:15AM

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11:45AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Join Mrs. Tina for nursery rhymes, songs and stories for children ages 9-23 months. Preregistration is required. Space is limited.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Sep
29
11:30AM

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1:30PM

Skills Identification

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

In this competitive job market, it is important to know your job skills as well as be able to market these skills to potential employers. In this workshop, you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your own job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills and become aware of the most sought after job skills. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information call 718-641-7086. Class code JR110


Sep
29
1:30PM

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3:00PM

Resume Workshop

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Make your resume the best it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn how to get started, types of resumes, what to include and not include in a resume and tips for making a resume stronger. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information call 718-641-7086. Class code JR130


Sep
29
2:00PM

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3:15PM

Rock 'n' Roll Revival

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Join Susanne LoFaso and Vincent Roccaro on a musical journey from the early days of rock 'n' roll through the era of classic rock, with songs sung by Elvis, the Beatles, Van Morrison and more.


Sep
29
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Teatro IATI: "The Brave Calf"

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

A young calf meets a selfish bull who refuses to share water from the only lake in the region. The calf, his rabbit and buzzard friends, and nature itself face down the bull, preventing him from monopolizing the region's natural resources and teaching him the importance of friendship, teamwork and the collective care of the environment.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Sep
29
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Interview Skills

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job. Now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Call 718-641-7086. Class code JR170


Sep
29
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Mac Monday: DIY Movies

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 25 openings

Create, shoot, and edit your very own short film in this 3 session class. We will be using a simple handheld digital video camera and iMovie to create the video. Bring your writing chops and acting face! Basic Mac skills required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information.


Sep
29
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "Lucy" by Laurence Gonzales.


Sep
30
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Job Seach Strategies

Location: Arverne
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself to start a successful one! In this workshop participants will learn: what is needed to start a job search; general and career-specific websites; and how to safely find and apply for jobs online. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information call 718-634-4784. Class code JR190


Sep
30
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Online Job Applications

Location: Arverne
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

In this workshop, you will begin to navigate online job applications swiftly and efficiently by learning how to register and build an employment profile on a job site, apply to online job postings and upload your resume to an online application. Basic computer skills and an email account are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information call 718-634-4784. Class code JR160


Sep
30
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Introduction ot the Internet

Location: Seaside
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Topics covered include Internet terminology, how to search and use a web browser, the basic structure of a website and Internet safety. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call 718-634-1876. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code CC110


Sep
30
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Cover Letters

Location: Arverne
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Make your cover letter the best that it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn how to get started, types of cover letters, what to include and not include and tips for making a cover letter stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information call 718-634-4784. Class code JR130


Sep
30
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Intermediate Word

Location: Seaside
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Build upon your basic knowledge of Microsoft Word in this intermediate workshop. Learn how to format your Word document; Insert tables and charts; format bibliographies; and insert headers and footers. Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Word required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code: CC200


Sep
30
1:30PM

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3:30PM

Resumes and Cover Letters

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Are you ready to apply for jobs? Do your resume and cover letter stand out from the crowd? Make your resume and cover letter the best that they can be in this workshop!
Participants will learn: how to get started; types of resumes; what to include and not include; tips for making your resume and cover letter stronger. Class Code: JR130
To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625.


Sep
30
2:00PM

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3:30PM

West Indian Day Discussion

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We will have a topical discussion on subjects involving the West Indies. This is a teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Sep
30
2:30PM

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3:45PM

The Sinatra Duets, Bobby Darin and the Great Ladies of Jazz

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Some music never goes out of style. With Vintage Bliss, you can sing along to the great hits of Sinatra, Darin, Natalie Cole and others, with selections such as "Mack the Knife," "Cheek to Cheek," "Orange Colored Sky," "That Old Black Magic," "The Lady Is a Tramp" and more.


Sep
30
2:30PM

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3:45PM

Rodgers, Hammerstein and Hart

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Diane Hoffman presents a musical tribute to the brilliant collaborations between Richard Rodgers and lyricists Oscar Hammerstein and Lorenz Hart.


Sep
30
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Interview Preparation

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job…now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly after the interview. Class Code: JR170
To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625.


Sep
30
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Twitter

Location: Seaside
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Learn about Twitter, an online social networking service that allows you to connect instantly to what's most important to you. You’ll learn how you can “follow” your friends, experts and favorite celebrities and receive breaking news, job posting notifications and more. Basic computer skills and a valid email address are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-634-1876 for additional information. Class code CC130.


Sep
30
6:00PM

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7:15PM

A Tribute to the Divas: Adele, Beyonce, Shania Twain and More

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Enjoy music made great by female pop and country artists Adele, Beyonce, Alicia Keys, Shania Twain, Reba McEntire, Jennifer Hudson and others.


Sep
30
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Introduction to Email

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

We'll help you feel comfortable and confident in managing your own email account. Learn about sending and receiving email and get a general overview of email etiquette. Students must possess basic mouse and keyboarding skills. Preregistration is required by phone by calling 718-990-0769 or in person at the Cyber Center Desk.


Oct
8
5:30PM

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6:30PM

Teen Craft

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Craft afternoons are for teens and tweens.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Oct
12
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Piano Concert with Dr. Albert Zak

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Rachmaninoff's Moment Musical, Op. 16, No. 3 in B minor and Chopin's Nocturne, Op. 9, No. 1 in B flat minor will be performed.


Oct
14
2:00PM

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5:00PM

Driving Class

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

This AARP class is recommended for seniors who wish to reduce their insurance rates.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Oct
17
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Book Buddies

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Children ages 4-8 team up with a teen reading partner.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Oct
20
11:00AM

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5:00PM

Defensive Driving for Older Adults

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

This is a 6-hour AARP course. To preregister, please call the instructor, Mr. Grover, at 917-642-7785 or 718-276-5426. Space is limited.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Oct
20
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Mariachi Music with Mariachi Tapatio De Alvaro Paulino

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Mariachi Tapatio De Alvaro Paulino, founded in 1983 under the direction of Puebla-born Mexican Alvaro Paulino, is considered one of the finest mariachi bands in New York City. Its music, which includes the “corridos” form of storytelling in song, will please young and old!


Oct
27
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Chasing Ghosts in Queens

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Authors Joseph Flammer and Diane Hill, the Paranormal Adventurers, lead a spooky multimedia journey to haunted places in Queens. They will tell stories of flying white ghosts of old Fort Totten, the phantom of Houdini’s graveyard and the meandering and moaning spirits of All Saints and Mount Olivet Cemeteries, and will explain why the dead outnumber the living in Queens 3 to 1. Bring your own ghost stories! Books will be available for sale and signing following the presentation.