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Rosedale
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Rosedale will be closed for renovation. Limited library service is available on Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m on the mobile library.  Please visit our other nearby Queens Library locations: Rochdale Village, Laurelton, St. Albans.

 

Jul
29
9:00AM

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11:00AM

Job Skills Identification

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

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.


Jul
29
10:00AM

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11:30AM

Beginning a Business-Summer Series

Location: Seaside
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


Jul
29
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Downloading E-Magazines

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

Find out how to download free e-magazines on to your electronic device using the Queens Library website. You must have an email account and valid library card with PIN. Preregistration is required.


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Jul
29
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Downloading eBooks

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

Learn how to download library materials to your e-reader. Preregistration is required at the Cyber Center.


Jul
29
11:00AM

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4:00PM

The Daily Puzzle

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

The library makes puzzles available to adults every day.


Jul
29
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Resume Workshop

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

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


Jul
29
11:30AM

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12:30PM

Internet for Beginners

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Jul
29
11:30AM

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12:30PM

Job Map Orientation

Location: Seaside
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 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 718-634-1876.


Jul
29
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Richmond Hill Quilters

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

The Quilters meet Tuesdays at noon.


Jul
29
12:00PM

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1:30PM

Computers for Beginners

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

Participants will become familiar with the keyboard, mouse, computer, email and Internet basics.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Intermediate PowerPoint

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

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


Jul
29
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Interview Skills

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

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


Jul
29
1:30PM

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2:00PM

Bilingual Storytime

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Stories and songs are in English and Spanish for children ages 3-5 with a parent or other adult caretaker.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
1:30PM

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3:30PM

Resumes and Cover Letters

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

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


Jul
29
2:00PM

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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.


Jul
29
2:00PM

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3:45PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: By phone or in person

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


Jul
29
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Tuesday Movies for Older Adults

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Join us for recent releases and classics: 7/1 - "The Help"; 7/8 - "Shaft"; 7/15 - "Driving Miss Daisy"; 7/22 - "Ocean’s Eleven" (1960); 7/29 “Chicago”


Jul
29
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Game Time

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Activity Day

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us Tuesday afternoons for fun summer reading activities for children ages 6-11!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Book Buddies Summer Reading Club

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children up to age 12 read books with a buddy Tuesday and Thursday afternoons.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
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.


Jul
29
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Craft Time

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Make a big splash at the library with a fun craft to take home in this weekly program for children ages 4-12. First come, first served.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Read to Me

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

Fizz, boom, read! Learn and discover along with your children at our summer reading club for children age 5 and under. Listening to stories, doing crafts and other activities help little ones get a great start in learning how to read. Preregister online.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Adults, teens and children age 6 and up, from beginners to intermediate, are all invited to play a game or learn to play.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
2:00PM

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2:45PM

Book Time

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

Share what you've been reading, listen to stories, learn about new titles and more!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Concerts in Motion Presents Vocalist Abby Powell

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Abby Powell, praised by the New York Times as a singer of "solid and youthful" tone, has performed on the operatic and world recital stages. This is a teleconferenced event. First-time participants should call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Jul
29
2:00PM

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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.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
2:15PM

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3:15PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Children in grade K and up join us for fun-filled craft activities.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
2:15PM

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3:00PM

Summer Reading Circle: Grades K-1

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Fizz, boom, read! A special book will be read aloud each time we meet. Then we will divide into smaller groups for more reading, learning and fun. 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


Jul
29
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

ProjectArt Classes for Ages 8 - 12

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

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


Jul
29
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Book to Movie: The Fairy Tale Series

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Watch fairy tale movies, talk about the stories that inspired them and enjoy refreshments. 7/1 – "Frozen"; 7/8 – "Puss in Boots"; 7/15 – "The Princess and the Frog"; 7/29 – "Cinderella"; 8/5 - "Shrek"

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
2:30PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading Program

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 participate in science experiments, crafts and reading-related activities.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Summer Reading Club: Grades 2-3

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Children in grade K and up will hear stories and participate in arts and crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

The Technologist Is In

Location: Corona
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.


Jul
29
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Summer Reading: Grades 1-3

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Tuesday afternoons there will be books, crafts and summer fun for children entering grades 1-3.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

What's in the Bag?

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Children age 5 and up will try to figure out the contents of a bag using nothing but their sense of touch and powers of deduction.


Jul
29
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

All are welcome to our discussion of "Love the One You're With" by Emily Giffin.


Jul
29
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Crafts for school ages

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Come to Steinway Library for fun crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
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.


Jul
29
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Summer Reading Crafts

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-10 will create amazing things this summer!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Summer Reading Crafts

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Teens and tweens age 11 and up will create some amazing things this summer!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
2:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Storytime

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Summer storytime is for children ages 2-5.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Teen Crafts

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Teens age 12 and up can learn a craft or improve their skills and bring home something good afterwards. 7/29: make stuff with lanyard; 8/5: rubber band bracelets are back! 8/19: decorate a wooden mini-treasure box for keepsakes, jewelry or other treasures

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Catapult Lab

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Young people in grades 7-12 build mini-catapults out of common office supplies and then use them to hit targets. Space is limited but the fun isn't!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

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


Jul
29
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Reading Partners

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Read to someone younger, read to a friend or have one of our readers read to you! You will also get Read Down Your Fines credit!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
3:00PM

--to--

3:45PM

Science Fun

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children age 7 and up will learn basic science concepts through fun science activities.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading Club: Grades K-3

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children in grades K-3 will have fun exploring science during our Summer Reading progam.


Jul
29
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Summer Reading Club: Grades 4-6

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 4-6 will enjoy books, crafts and other fun activities on Tuesday afternoons.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
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.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Summer Writing Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

If you read a great book or really scary or really funny book this summer, let your friends know! Write up a review and decorate however you like. Teens will help you do the best job you can. Finished work will be put on display.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
3:00PM

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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.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
3:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Early Reader Garden Book Club

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Children is grades pre-K to 1 listen to a simple story and do a craft related to gardening.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Intermediate Excel

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

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


Jul
29
3:00PM

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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


Jul
29
3:15PM

--to--

4:15PM

Summer Reading Crafts and Activities: Grades K-2

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Fizz, boom, read! We will create art projects that will bring to life the theme of the day.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Family Game Day

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Children ages 4 and up, teens and adults can enjoy working together on jigsaw puzzles and playing checkers, chess, bingo and various board games, such as Candyland, Life and Monopoly. Participants are also welcome to bring their own sets of Pokémon and Yu-Gi-Oh cards to play.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen Jeopardy: Know Your Science!

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

Our Summer Reading Jeopardy program will feature questions about science. There will be a weekly elimination round, and the last four champions left standing will compete for a surprise grand prize. Potential contestants should pick up a study sheet from Ms. Margaret on or after June 9.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Game Time

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Game Time offers board games, coloring sheets and other fun activities for kids!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Summer Reading Club

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

This session of our Summer Reading Club is for children entering grades K-2.


Jul
29
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Preschool Craft and Story Club

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Children age 5 and under listen to exciting stories and craft something different each week: visors, sun catchers, magnets, sand art and more.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Craft Ages 6-10

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

Come enjoy craft time. No registration required but supplies will be given out on a first come first served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Peer Mediation

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Our peer mediation groups meet every Tuesday afternoon.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
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.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Lanyard Workshop

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Teens work on a different lanyard project each week.


Jul
29
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Summer Board Games

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: By phone or in person

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

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Craft Time

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Teenagers are welcome every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon to work on arts and crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
4:00PM

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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


Jul
29
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Craft Time

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Make a craft to take home at this weekly program for children ages 4-12. First come, first served.


Jul
29
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

English Classes

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

English classes for adult speakers of other languages are offered weekly. Preregistration is required


Jul
29
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Science Fun Day

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Children age 9 and up will learn basic science concepts through fun activities.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Learn to Crochet

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Children, teens and adults are encouraged to bring their own size K hook and favorite color yarn to classes so they can practice at home. Hooks and yarn will be available for in-class use for participants who don't have their own supplies

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Teen Summer Reading Club

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Join us for candy experiments, book chats, tasty snacks and weekly giveaways!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
5:00PM

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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


Jul
29
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

SRC 2014 Learn To Crochet

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Join Us as we learn to crochet. Participants are encouraged to bring their own crochet hook and yarn so they can practice at home. Supplies will be available for class use. This program is available for kids, teens and adults.


Jul
29
5:30PM

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6:30PM

Dimitra's Creations

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

This is a beginner-level class for those who want to learn to crochet or need a refresher on the fundamentals. Learn how to hold the yarn and hook, and how to crochet the basic stitches, including chain and slip stitches and single, half-double and double crochet.


Jul
29
5:30PM

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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.


Jul
29
5:30PM

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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


Jul
29
5:30PM

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6:30PM

Crochet with Shahnaz

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Learn the basic crochet stitches with Shahnaz

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Fun with Science

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

Join us for fun, zany and exciting science experiments for ages 7 and up. Preregistration is required.


Jul
29
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


Jul
29
5:45PM

--to--

6:45PM

Hip Hop and Poetry in Verse

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

This workshop will introduce young people age 14-17 to the origins of Hip Hop through a grass-roots perspective. Participants will dissect hip hop lyrics, engage in free writes and perform their final pieces.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
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


Jul
29
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.


Jul
29
7:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Small Business Workshop

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

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


Jul
30
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Summer Film Fest

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Cool off with a different movie each week! Films are appropriate for ages 4-12 and children must be accompanied by a parent or other adult caregiver. Tickets will be distributed at the door on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Online Job Application

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 24 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)634-4784


Jul
30
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Online Job Applications

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

In this workshop, you will begin to navigate online job applications swiftly and efficiently by learning how to register and build an employment profile on a job site, 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


Jul
30
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


Jul
30
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

ProjectArt Classes for Ages 8 - 10

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

In this five session series, children ages 8-10 will work with a teaching artist to learn the basic elements of design in various media, including painting, collage and drawing. Students will be introduced to notable artists of the past and encouraged to explore their own distinctive styles. The course will conclude with a professional show at a contemporary art gallery. Space is limited and preregistration is required.


Jul
30
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.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
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


Jul
30
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Summer Reading 2014 Read-to-Me Club: Children 5 Years and Under

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Infants and children age five years and under and their caregivers will meet with the Children's Librarian for book-reading, fingerplays, songs and a craft activity.


Jul
30
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.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

This interactive program is for infants ages 18-30 months and their caregivers. It features nursery rhymes, fingerplays, songs and play time.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
11:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

Summer Reading Storytime

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, music and craft project for children ages 1-5.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Geography Games

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Test your knowledge of U.S. capitals! This is a teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Jul
30
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.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
11:00AM

--to--

2:00PM

Girls Who Code Summer Club

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.

By 2020, there will be 1.4 million jobs open in the computing related fields, but right now girls are being left behind. Join Queens Library's Girls Who Code Club and work to close the opportunity gap in technology by providing high-quality computer science education to girls ages 10-18 nationwide. The Girls Who Code Summer Club is on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11 AM to 2 PM and runs from July 9th to August 21st. Registered participants will be expected to attend all sessions.

Central LibraryThu, Jul 31, 201411:00AM - 2:00PM
Central LibraryWed, Aug 6, 201411:00AM - 2:00PM
Central LibraryThu, Aug 7, 201411:00AM - 2:00PM
Central LibraryWed, Aug 13, 201411:00AM - 2:00PM
Central LibraryThu, Aug 14, 201411:00AM - 2:00PM
Central LibraryWed, Aug 20, 201411:00AM - 2:00PM
Central LibraryThu, Aug 21, 201411:00AM - 2:00PM

Jul
30
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Infants and their parents learn songs, fingerplays and counting rhymes.


Jul
30
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!


Jul
30
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Computer Basics, Class 4

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Whether you're looking for a new job or to improve your position at your current company, computer skills are important to your success. These skills may include writing, sending and receiving email; creating spreadsheets; and entering and editing data in a database. This walk-in class is designed to prepare you for today's changing workplace. See the class schedule
for more information.


Jul
30
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Playgroup

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Have a good time sharing toys with your friends.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
11:00AM

--to--

6:00PM

Wonderful Wednesday!

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Kids of all ages can have informal fun in the children's room with great books, board and card games, puzzles, coloring activities, and more!


Jul
30
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


Jul
30
11:15AM

--to--

11:45AM

Toddler Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Toddler time is 1/2 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


Jul
30
11:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Summer Storytime

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

This program for children ages 18 months to 5 years and their caregivers includes stories, songs, fingerplays and crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
11:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Toddlers ages 18 months to 3 years listen to stories, sing songs and nursery rhymes and do a simple craft. Every child must be accompanied by a parent or other adult caregiver.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
11:15AM

--to--

12:15PM

Summer Storytime

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Summer Storytime for children ages 2-4 includes stories, music, fingerplays and an activity afterwards.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
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.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

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


Jul
30
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Read-to-Me Club

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Preschoolers, with their parent or other adult caregiver, will listen to stories and do a craft in this one-hour session.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
11:30AM

--to--

12:45PM

Read to Me

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

This summer reading program for children ages 3-5 includes storytime, science, crafts and other reading-related activities.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
11:30AM

--to--

12:15PM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Toddlers ages 18-35 months and their adult caregivers will have fun with stories and rhymes, songs, fingerplays and games. 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


Jul
30
11:30AM

--to--

12:15PM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Toddlers ages 18-35 months and their adult caregivers will have fun with stories and rhymes, songs, fingerplays and games. 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


Jul
30
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.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Introduction to Email

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 8 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.


Jul
30
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

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


Jul
30
11:30AM

--to--

12:15PM

Toddler Time

Location: Seaside
Registration: By phone or in person
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

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

SeasideWed, Aug 6, 201411:30AM - 12:15PM
SeasideWed, Aug 13, 201411:30AM - 12:15PM
SeasideWed, Aug 20, 201411:30AM - 12:15PM

Jul
30
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.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
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


Jul
30
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).

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
12:00PM

--to--

12:30PM

Coloring Club

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Toddlers and their parents color together.


Jul
30
12:00PM

--to--

12:30PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us for the summer session of our storytime, which includes stories, fingerplays and songs for our youngest patrons, up to age 23 months.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
12:00PM

--to--

12:15PM

Book Buddies

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Children ages 1-5 read with buddies who are in middle school. Lunch will be provided. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
12:30PM

--to--

1:15PM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Forest Hills
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.

Toddlers 18-35 months and their adult caregivers will have fun with stories and rhymes, songs, fingerplays and games! Space is limited; preregister in person beginning Wednesday, June 18.

Forest HillsWed, Aug 6, 201412:30PM - 1:15PM
Forest HillsWed, Aug 13, 201412:30PM - 1:15PM
Forest HillsWed, Aug 20, 201412:30PM - 1:15PM

Jul
30
12:30PM

--to--

1:15PM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Forest Hills
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.

Toddlers 18-35 months and their adult caregivers will have fun with stories and rhymes, songs, fingerplays and games! Space is limited; preregister in person beginning Wednesday, June 18.

Forest HillsWed, Aug 6, 201412:30PM - 1:15PM
Forest HillsWed, Aug 13, 201412:30PM - 1:15PM
Forest HillsWed, Aug 20, 201412:30PM - 1:15PM

Jul
30
12:30PM

--to--

1:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

The summer session of our storytime for toddlers ages 2-4 includes stories, fingerplays, songs and movement.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Introduction to Computers and the Internet

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

This four-part workshop will give participants the tools to organize files, use basic software, browse websites, and create an email account. Preregistration is required in person or by calling the library.


Jul
30
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

ProjectArt Classes

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

In this five session series, young people ages 11-17 will work with a teaching artist to learn the basic elements of design in various media, including painting, collage and drawing. Students will be introduced to notable artists of the past and encouraged to explore their own distinctive styles. The course will conclude with a professional show at a contemporary art gallery. Space is limited and preregistration is required.


Jul
30
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Social Media for Older Adults

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

This program, on the use of social media such as Facebook and Instagram, will be held at the Rochdale Village Senior Center. Call Dr. Salwa Elmeawad at Rochdale Village Library to preregister.

Rochdale VillageWed, Aug 6, 20141:00PM - 3:00PM
Rochdale VillageWed, Aug 13, 20141:00PM - 3:00PM
Rochdale VillageWed, Aug 20, 20141:00PM - 3:00PM
Rochdale VillageWed, Aug 27, 20141:00PM - 3:00PM
Rochdale VillageWed, Sep 3, 20141:00PM - 3:00PM
Rochdale VillageWed, Sep 10, 20141:00PM - 3:00PM

Jul
30
1:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Summer Reading Club Crafts

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Our Summer Reading Club craft activities are for children in grades 4-6.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Team Trivial Pursuit

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Share your knowledge with others and learn something new at our own version of this popular quiz game. Instead of answering individually, players will participate on teams, with one team asking questions and the other answering. Responses can be discussed among teammates, with all the fun of the original game and none of the pressure!


Jul
30
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Board Games

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Play board games and cards or do puzzles and other activities every Wednesday afternoon.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Job Search Strategies

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

In this workshop participants will learn about general and career-specific websites and how to apply for jobs online. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-318-4943. Class code JR190


Jul
30
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; terminology, how to use a web browser, the basic structure of a website, search, and internet safety. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call (718) 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


Jul
30
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


Jul
30
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Sand Art

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Have fun making sand art pictures in this program for children age 5 and up.


Jul
30
1:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

This carefully designed, age-appropriate program, for toddlers ages 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 years and their caregivers, includes stories, fingerplays, songs and creative movement.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Summer Reading Club: Grades 1-3

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Wednesday afternoon is read-aloud and craft time for children in grades 1-3.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

The Sinatra Duets, Bobby Darin and the Great Ladies of Jazz

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Some music never goes out of style. 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.


Jul
30
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Anime Summer

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

It's summer! We'll have anime screenings on Wednesdays: always subbed, never dubbed. Otakus and spectators are welcome. Join us on the couch in the Teen Room.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Summer Reading Club: Grades K-2

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Children entering kindergarten, first and second grades in September can get a jump-start on the school year with books, games and crafts at the library this summer.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
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


Jul
30
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make mistakes before they count. You will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. Space is limited. Preregistration is required online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR180


Jul
30
2:00PM

--to--

2:45PM

Summer Reading Circle: Grades 2-4

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Fizz, boom, read! A special book will be read aloud each time we meet. Then we will divide into smaller groups for more reading, learning and fun. 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


Jul
30
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Engineer It Green

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 8-12 will learn how to live green by experimenting with wind and solar energy and designing their own models of earth-friendly homes and yards using renewable materials. Come to as many sessions as you can! This program made possible by funds from National Grid.


Jul
30
2:15PM

--to--

3:15PM

Read to a Dog

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Summer Reading Club: Grades K-1

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Children entering kindergarten or first grade will listen to stories and participate in arts and crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Summer Reading Club: Grades 4-6

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 4-6 enjoy books, crafts and summer fun every Wednesday.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Beginners' PowerPoint

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


Jul
30
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Craft Time

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 4-12 work on arts and crafts together.


Jul
30
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

ProjectArt Classes for Ages 4-7

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

In this ten-sesson series, children ages 4-7 will work with a teaching artist to learn the basic elements of design in various media, including painting, collage and drawing. Students will be introduced to notable artists of the past and encouraged to explore their own distinctive styles. The course will conclude with a professional show at a contemporary art gallery. Space is limited and preregistration is required.


Jul
30
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Gaming Wednesdays

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

On alternate weeks we will play and design board games or play Pathfinder roleplaying games. Bring your own favorite board games or play one of ours!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Summer Reading Club: Grades 4-6

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 4-6 put on plays and do crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Fizz, Boom, Read!

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

Listen to stories, explore new ideas in science and have fun at this program for children entering grades 1-5. 7/2: Birds and trees; 7/16: Sound; 7/23: Math;
7/30: Eyes; 8/6: Architecture; 8/13: Robotics; 8/20: Weather.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Line Dance and Party Mix: Dance Instruction for Adults and Seniors with Pearl Bacal

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

Kick up your heels, have some fun, get some exercise and make new friends while learning line dances with instructor Pearl Bacal!


Jul
30
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

From the Beatles to Patsy Cline: An Intimate Afternoon with Sheri Miller

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Guitarist and vocalist Sheri Miller performs covers by the Beatles, Patsy Cline, Sam Cooke, Johnny Cash and other talented musicians.


Jul
30
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Teddy Bear Day

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-8 and their favorite teddy bear will listen to a story and do a craft.


Jul
30
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Ella Meets Barbra and Judy

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Jazz vocalist Lois Bruno performs music made great by Ella Fitzgerald, Barbra Streisand and Judy Garland.


Jul
30
3:00PM

--to--

3:45PM

Summer Reading

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
3:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Join us for six weeks of arts and crafts fun for children in grades K-6.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Sci-Fi Movie Wednesdays

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Teens in grade 7 and up can watch their favorite sci-fi movies. A different film will be shown every week.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
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


Jul
30
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make mistakes before they count. You will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. Space is limited. Preregistration is required online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR180


Jul
30
3:00PM

--to--

3:45PM

Teddy Bear Day

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-8 bring a stuffed animal friend, listen to a story and do a craft.


Jul
30
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Computer Basics, Class 5

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Whether you're looking for a new job or to improve your position at your current company, computer skills are important to your success. These skills may include writing, send and receiving email; creating spreadsheets; and entering and editing data in a database. This walk-in class is designed to prepare you in today's changing workplace. See the class schedule for more information.


Jul
30
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Summer Reading Crafts and Activities: Grades 3-6

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Fizz, boom, read! We will create art projects that will bring to life the theme of the day.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Scrabble

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Play Scrabble with us!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
3:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Story Time

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

Come and listen to some fun and exciting stories. When the stories finish the fun continues with time to color.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Summer Reading 2014: Grades 1-3

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Children entering grades 1, 2 and 3 with meet weekly with the Children's Librarian to discuss the books they are reading. After everyone has had an opportunity to share, participants will enjoy a craft activity.


Jul
30
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.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

ProjectArt Classes

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

In this multi-session series, children ages 5-7 will work with a teaching artist to learn the basic elements of design in various media, including painting, collage and drawing. Students will be introduced to notable artists of the past and encouraged to explore their own distinctive styles. The course will conclude with a professional show at a contemporary art gallery. Space is limited and preregistration is required.

CoronaThu, Jul 31, 20143:30PM - 4:30PM

Jul
30
3:30PM

--to--

4:45PM

Kids' Jeopardy: Be a Science Star!

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Kids can brush up on their science knowledge while competing for the grand prize in our Jeopardy tournament.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
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!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Teen Movie Wednesday

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

These screenings of popular movies are for teens ages 13-18 only! Space is limited; first come, first served. 7/9 - "The Hunger Games"; 7/16: "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire"; 7/23 - "Pitch Perfect"; 7/30 - "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World"


Jul
30
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Crafts Ages 3-5

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

Come enjoy craft time. No registration required but supplies will be given out on a first come first served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
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.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Math Workshop 3rd Grade

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Math workshop grade 3

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Summer Reading Book Buddies

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Children in grades K-3 team up with teen buddies ages 12-18 to improve literacy and enjoy the fun of reading. Teens will earn community service credit for school and can work down fees owed on their library card account.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Uno Tournament

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Will you be the next champion? Join us for an afternoon of fun!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen Time

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Tweens and teens will enjoy a variety of fun-filled activities!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Summer Reading Crafts and Fun

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

Join us for a story, crafts and fun for ages 5-8. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Wii Games

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Teens are invited to play Nintendo Wii on Wednesday afternoons.


Jul
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

YA Summer Reading Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Teens (grade 7 in September 2014 and up) meet to talk books, do crafts and work on a Summer Reading Project, titled: FICTION & FACT--2 SIDES OF THE SAME COIN, for small prizes.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Effective Communication Skills for Kids

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

Marcia Caton, PhD., of the Caton Foundation, offers a two-part workshop on interpersonal communication skills and effective ways to improve those skills for children in grades 4-9 and their parents. Preregister online or in person at the library.


Jul
30
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.


Jul
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

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


Jul
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Summer Reading 2014: Grades 4-6

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Children entering grades 4, 5 and 6 with meet weekly with the Children's Librarian to discuss the books they are reading. After everyone has had an opportunity to share, participants will enjoy a craft activity.


Jul
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Tween Club

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Young people in grades 5-8 can meet up with old friends and make new ones while enjoying crafts, games and other fun activities.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
4:15PM

--to--

5:30PM

Typing Practice Lab

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


Jul
30
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.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
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.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Summer Reading Club for Tweens

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

At Summer Reading Club there will be plays, books, worksheets and crafts for young people in grades 6 to 8.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Zumba: Latin Dance Fitness

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 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. Come early to complete an exercise release form.


Jul
30
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Reading Buddies

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 1 and 2 practice reading with a teen volunteer.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Reading Buddies

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 1 and 2 practice reading with a teen volunteer.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
5:30PM

--to--

6:45PM

Pilates Fitness for Adults

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 9 openings

Instructor Samara Washington's workout uses conditioning exercises to help you tone and strength core muscles and improve flexibilty and balance.


Jul
30
5:30PM

--to--

6:45PM

Pilates Fitness for Adults

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 9 openings

Instructor Samara Washington's workout uses conditioning exercises to help you tone and strength core muscles and improve flexibilty and balance.


Jul
30
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Yoga

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Practice yoga weekly at the library.


Jul
30
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Learn to Dance Soca

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Learn 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.


Jul
30
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.


Jul
30
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


Jul
30
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Movie Night Wednesday

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

We will screen the following movies in July: 7/2 - "About Last Night" (2014); 7/9 - "Lone Survivor" (2013); 7/16 - "The Lego Movie" (2014); 7/23 - "Heaven is for Real (2014); 7/30 - "Saving Mr. Banks" (2013).


Jul
30
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Online Job Application

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 23 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)634-4784


Jul
31
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

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.


Jul
31
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Getting More From Google Accounts (Google Docs)

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


Jul
31
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. You will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. Space is limited. Preregistration is required online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR180


Jul
31
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Toddler Time

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

We have stories and songs for children ages 1-2 and their caregivers.


Jul
31
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Spanish Reading Club

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Join us to talk about great Spanish literature in Spanish. We will kick off our program on June 6 with a discussion of the classic of magic realism, "One Hundred Years of Solitude," by Gabriel García Márquez.


Jul
31
11:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

Summer Reading Club Playgroup

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Children ages 1 1/2 to 4 years will socialize using educational toys.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Salsa and Mambo Workshop

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Learn basic salsa and mambo steps from Guy Ferrara, one of the last great dancers from New York's golden age of Latin dance. Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions. Call Branch for Registration. Come early to complete exercise release forms.


Jul
31
11:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Infants ages 6-18 months with a parent or other adult caregiver learn songs and rhymes and listen to picture books.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Reading Eggs

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Create your own avatar, play your way through online games and improve your reading the fun way, with the Reading Eggs site, for children in grades pre-K to 6.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

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.


Jul
31
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

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


Jul
31
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make mistakes before they count. You will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. Space is limited. Preregistration is required online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR180


Jul
31
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.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
11:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Lots of Science for Tots and Parents

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Explore science with your child ages 2-5 by participating in some fun, age- appropriate experiments.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
11:15AM

--to--

12:15PM

Summer Storytime: Session 2

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

Join us for stories, songs, crafts and fun this summer for ages 1-5. Preregistration is required. You may sign up for either Session 1 or Session 2, not both.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
11:15AM

--to--

11:45AM

Mother Goose Time

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Summer Family 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


Jul
31
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.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
11:30AM

--to--

12:15PM

Bilingual Storytime

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

Enjoy storytime, songs and games in a program in Spanish and English for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers.


Jul
31
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Mother Goose Time is for children ages 18-30 months and parent.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
11:30AM

--to--

12:15PM

Read to Me

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Preschoolers listen to wonderful picture books and participate in enrichment activities.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Picture Book Time

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Join us for storytime for children ages 3-5.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Toddler Time

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Infants, toddlers and preschoolers, with parent or other adult caregiver, read, sing, color and play using a different theme each week.


Jul
31
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Noisemaker Time

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Children age 5 and up will exercise their sense of hearing by making a musical instrument.


Jul
31
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

This program offers stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for children ages 18 months to 3 years.


Jul
31
11:45AM

--to--

12:45PM

Toddler Time

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Writing Club

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

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


Jul
31
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


Jul
31
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. You will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. Space is limited. Preregistration is required online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR180


Jul
31
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

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.


Jul
31
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


Jul
31
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Code Camp

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


Jul
31
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Crochet Club

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Crochet Club is where adults meet to work on projects, share designs and have a good time. Bring your yarn and needles and share your crochet skills with new friends!


Jul
31
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Beginners' Excel

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

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


Jul
31
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. You will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. Space is limited. Preregistration is required online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR180


Jul
31
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Job Search Strategies

Location: Peninsula
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.


Jul
31
2:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Classic Movies @ 2:00

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Every Thursday at 2:00PM we screen a different classic movie. In July, we feature customer requests: 7/3 - "Yankee Doodle Dandy" (1942); 7/10 - "King Kong" (1933); 7/17 - "Blackboard Jungle" (1955); 7/24 - "Hush, Hush Sweet Charlotte" (1964); 7/31 - "Top Hat" (1935)


Jul
31
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Tween Science Thursdays

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Fizz, boom, explore! Tweens entering grades 4-6 are invited to Science Thursdays this summer. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Summer Reading Club

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

For this year's summer reading initiative, kids ages 6-12 are invited to explore the world of science and experiment with hands-on projects.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-11 work on simple summer crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Cooking Classes

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

Learn to cook delicious food! This program is for ages 8 and up. Space is limited and preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Salsa and Mambo Workshop

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Learn basic steps of salsa and mambo from Guy Ferrara, one of last great dancers from New York City's golden age of Latin dance. Participants are encouraged to attend all sessions and must preregister for each. Come early to complete exercise release forms.


Jul
31
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mad Libs Club

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 3 and up will keep their reading and writing skills sharp over the summer by creating hilarious fill-in-the-blank stories.


Jul
31
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Summer Reading Club

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

Fizz, boom, read! Learn and discover new things, do crafts, play games, win prizes and meet old and new friends at our summer reading sessions for elementary school-age children! Preregister online or by phone.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Laptop Time

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

On Thursday afternoons in the summer, children and teens can take advantage of an hour of free computer access on our laptops.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
2:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Summer Crafts for Teens and Tweens

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The 2:00-3:00PM session is for children in grades 5-6 and the 4:00-6:00PM session is for teens.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
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. You will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. Space is limited. Preregistration is required online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR180


Jul
31
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Throwback Theater

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

Bring your own drinks and snacks and watch some beloved films suitable for the entire family. A tentative list of scheduled movies includes "The Goonies," "The Wizard of Oz," "The Muppet Movie," "March of the Penguins," "Holes" and "The Great Mouse Detective."

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Science Thursdays for Tweens

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

Fizz, boom, expolore! Children entering grades 4-6 in September will do experiments and other science activities on Thursdays during the summer. Preregistration is required.


Jul
31
2:15PM

--to--

3:00PM

Summer Reading Circle

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Join us for storytime for children in grades K-2.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
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.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Summer Reading Club: Grades 4-7

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Children will listen to stories and participate in arts and crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Beginners' PowerPoint

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


Jul
31
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

We will discuss Jane Austen's "Mansfield Park."


Jul
31
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


Jul
31
3:00PM

--to--

3:45PM

Reading Buddies

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 1-3 read with a teen buddy to improve their reading skills.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Summer Reading Club

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Join us for a science activity, read-aloud or craft for children ages 6-12! Children under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Summer Reading Club

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Join us this summer for book discussions and fun craft activities.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Summer Reading Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 4-6 will explore reading and science.


Jul
31
3:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Thursday Afternoon Movie

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Enjoy recent popular movies for teens and adults. All movies are rated PG-13.
July 17 "Hunger Games / Catching Fire"
July 24 "Thor / The Dark World"
July 31 "Saving Mr. Banks"
August 7 "Man of Steel"
August 14 "Divergent"

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Thursday Movies

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Children and their families are invited to free film screenings.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
3:00PM

--to--

3:45PM

Summer Science for Tweens

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Children entering grades 4-6 will conduct science experiments.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
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!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Kitchen Science, Part II

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Who knew that what you eat and cook make for amazing science experiments? See for yourself in this fascinating program for kids ages 6-12! Bring your appetite for learning and fun, but space is limited; first come, first served.


Jul
31
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

English Conversation Classes

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Learn to Crochet: Classic Granny Squares

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 crochet the classic granny square in this 4-session workshop. You will learn basic stitches, single and multi-color designs, and how to join your squares. All supplies and materials will be provided. Space is limited; preregister online or by calling 718-990-0728.


Jul
31
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Crafternoon

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Join us for a weekly craft for young people age 10 and up.


Jul
31
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Children's Movie

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

We will screen "The Lego Movie," rated PG.


Jul
31
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Summer Reading Art Club

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

At this exciting art program for age 6 and above, young people will make picture frames, tie-dyed t-shirts and scrapbooks. Participants must supply their own white t-shirt for the tie-dye workshop on July 31.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Tweens & Teens Craft

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

Come enjoy craft time. No registration required but supplies will be given out on a first come first served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
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.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Summer Crafts

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Children ages 4-12 will make crafts relating to the Summer Reading theme. Parents and caregivers are welcome as well.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
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


Jul
31
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Sudoku Club

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Kids who love puzzles and are interested in patterns and numbers love Sudoku! At our club, we will do puzzles of different levels, from beginner to advanced, and will learn tips and tricks for completing each one. Finish the puzzles by yourself or work as a team!


Jul
31
4:00PM

--to--

6:15PM

Movie Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "The Monuments Men," rated PG-13.


Jul
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Art and Crafts

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Every week we get together to create cool crafts.


Jul
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Getting More From Google Accounts (Google Docs)

Location: Flushing
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


Jul
31
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!


Jul
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Movies at Steinway Library

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Movies for all ages

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Summer Reading 2014: Learn to Play Chess

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Children, teens and adults are invited to learn to play chess.


Jul
31
4:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-12 create handmade, seasonal decorations.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
4:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Legos

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
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


Jul
31
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Create a Flower Garden

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

We will supply all the necessary materials to plant flowers and decorate flower pots at this gardening programs for teens and tweens ages 8-14.


Jul
31
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


Jul
31
4:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Spelling bee!

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Test your knowledge of words and spell it out for prizes!
for teens


Jul
31
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


Jul
31
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Easy Snacks

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Miss Beverly will give teens age 12 and up some ideas for easy, no-cook snacks.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
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.


Jul
31
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.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
5:30PM

--to--

6:15PM

Pajama Storytime

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-12 are invited to wear pajamas and bring their teddy bears to evening storytime. Milk and cookies will be served.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
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


Jul
31
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Introduction to Yoga

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Certified yoga instructor Irene Failenbogen teaches basic yoga techniques and exercises. Participants should attend all three sessions. Preregistration is required for each session.


Jul
31
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Introduction to Pilates

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 23 openings

Instructor Miriam Acevedo teaches conditioning exercises that will help tone and strengthen core muscles and improve flexiblity, posture and balance. Preregistration is required for each session.


Aug
1
8:30AM

--to--

9:30AM

ShapeUp NYC: Zumba

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Staying fit couldn't be more fun! This class, taught by Nital Doshi, 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
1
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Gear Up for the ELA Exam: Grade 3

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

This 6-session program on skills required for the New York State English Language Arts Test is for children entering grade 3 this September.
Preregister June 12 at 4:00PM at the Children's Library Discovery Center. Participants should plan to attend all six sessions and bring a copy of their most recent report card.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
1
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners' Word

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

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


Aug
1
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Networking

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

Networking is one of the best ways to find a job. Learn how to exchange information with others about job opportunities, interesting organizations and up-and-coming industries. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-634-1876 for more information.


Aug
1
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Sing Along with Rich

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Aug
1
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners' Word

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

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


Aug
1
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
1
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
1
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
1
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
1
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
1
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
1
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
1
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
1
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


Aug
1
11:00AM

--to--

7:00PM

Board Games

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

Stop by and enjoy a board game or two with your friends.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
1
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


Aug
1
11:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Movement

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Young children use their large muscles and learn to follow instructions.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
1
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
1
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
1
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
1
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.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
1
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.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
1
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Little Players

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

This unstructured hour of free play for toddlers and preschoolers includes educational toys, music and imagination. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other adult caregiver.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
1
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
1
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Selections for the next several months are: 5/2 - "Wide Sargasso Sea" by Jean Rhys; 6/6 - "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn; 7/11 - "My Beloved World" by Sonia Sotomayor; 8/1 - "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother" by Amy Chua. In IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor


Aug
1
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Gear Up for the ELA Test: Grade 4

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

This 6-session program on skills required for the New York State English Language Arts Test is for children entering grade 4 this September.
Preregister June 12 at 4:00PM at the Children's Library Discovery Center. Participants should attend all six sessions and bring a copy of their most recent report card.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
1
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


Aug
1
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
1
2:00PM

--to--

2:45PM

Book Buddies

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
1
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
1
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!

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

Additional Dates


Aug
1
2:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Teen Happy Hour

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

End your week playing video games and board games, listening to music 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


Aug
1
2:00PM

--to--

2:45PM

Friday Sci-Day

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

Children age 6 and up will explore selected science topics, with crafts, experiments and/or demonstrations. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
1
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Movies in the Afternoon

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

It's grown-up time! Leave the kids home and enjoy a movie at the library with other adults. 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


Aug
1
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Arts and Crafts

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
1
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Family Fun Time

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

All ages are invited to read, play word games, create art projects and enjoy other fun activities at the library.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
1
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
1
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
1
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Summer Reading Arts and Crafts Club

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

School-age children create exciting arts and crafts projects each week.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
1
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Teen Summer Games

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Young people age 12 and up join us for cool computer and board games.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
1
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Teen Summer Activities

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Join us at the library on Mondays for activities and Fridays for our Teen Reading Club.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
1
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Summer Movie Festival

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Ages 4 to 10 can bone up on their science knowledge with selected Magic School Bus episodes.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
1
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
1
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Game Day

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Enjoy two hours of fun: board games and puzzles at 3:00PM and, for those age 5 and up, Wii games at 4:00PM. All children are welcome; those under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
1
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Game Day

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us for an afternoon of board games and Wii.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
1
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Wii Gaming

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Children play video games on the Wii console.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
1
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Cooking Club

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Children who will be entering grades 4-7 will follow recipes and prepare simple dishes that they can enjoy sharing.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
1
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.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
1
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
1
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
1
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Meet Science Fiction Author Georgia Clark

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Georgia Clark, author of the thrilling young adult science fiction novel "Parched," will discuss her work.


Aug
1
3:15PM

--to--

4:30PM

Science Fridays: Grade 1 and Up

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Fizz, boom, read, explore! We will learn about the world of science and participate in fun experiments and activities. Younger children are welcome with parents.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
1
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Terrariums

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Teens will create a small terrarium-like planter with live plants.


Aug
1
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
1
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Friday Movie Afternoon

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Enjoy a great summer movie in the cool library every Friday afternoon.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
1
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Book Buddies

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
1
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Friday Movie: "Spy Kids"

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

"Spy Kids," rated PG, is a fun movie that strongly emphasizes the importance of family and teamwork.


Aug
1
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
1
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.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
1
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
1
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.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
1
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
1
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
1
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
1
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Open Mic

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

Inspire and be inspired by young adults performing spoken word!

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

Additional Dates


Aug
1
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
1
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

The Waters of Queens: Dirty or Clean?

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Learn about the water infrastructure that supports over 2 million Queens residents and its effects on urban rivers, creeks and bays. Dawn Henning, a graduate student at Yale University, has spent the last decade working in New York City on urban water projects and community-based planning. This program is sponsored by the Friends of Douglaston/Little Neck Library. Refreshments will be served.


Aug
1
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
1
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Movie Afternoon

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

All movies are rated G and popcorn will be provided.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
1
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Legos

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Children in grade 2 and up can use our Lego blocks for an hour of 3-dimensional creativity.


Aug
1
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
1
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.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
1
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

JobMap Orientation

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


Aug
1
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Sculpt

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Nital Doshi 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
1
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
2
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

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


Aug
2
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Picture Book Time

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children age 5 and under enjoy picture books and songs.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
2
11:00AM

--to--

3:00PM

Neighborhood Cats: Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) Workshop

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

All participants will be certified in the TNR method of trapping and neutering stray cats and releasing them back into their street colony. NYC residents will be given access to free equipment, low-cost spay/neuter services and expert assistance. Preregistration is required at neighborhoodcats.org.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
2
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.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
2
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.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
2
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Intoduction to the Internet

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

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


Aug
2
2:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Celebrate Ramadan with Turkish Crafts, Music, Sweets and Gifts

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Artist Mustafa Yasar will lead a workshop for children on the Turkish art of ebru, or water marbling. Afterwards, Ercan Dereyayla will play Turkish music, followed by a raffle with gifts for the lucky winners and Turkish sweets for all.


Aug
2
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


Aug
2
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

Free Jazz

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Pianist William Gati explores musical concepts in a true jazz style, with performances of Harold Arlen's "Over the Rainbow," Charlie Parker's "Now's the Time," Billy Joey's "New York State of Mind" and more.


Aug
2
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Piedmont Bluz

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

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


Aug
2
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Tin Throat Ensemble Presents New Music for a New Audience

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

The Tin Throat Ensemble excites audiences with intoxicating rhythms steeped in the traditions of folk music and improvisation. The ensemble consists of Alejandro Flórez, guitar and compositions; Dan Blake, saxophones; Ben Stapp, tuba; and Satoshi Takeishi, drums.


Aug
2
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Participatory Art-Making

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

An artist-led tour of the Gumhearts installation will be followed by an artist talk and a hands-on origami heart-making workshop for children and adults. *In Rooms A&B, Lower Level*


Aug
4
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
4
10:00AM

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10:30AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

We offer a half hour of nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays and simple picture books for infants up to age 2 1/2.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Time

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

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

Central LibraryMon, Aug 11, 201410:00AM - 11:00AM

Aug
4
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Treehouse Orientation

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


Aug
4
10:00AM

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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.


Aug
4
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Twitter

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

Learn about Twitter, an online social networking service that allows you to connect instantly to what's most important to you. You’ll learn how you can “follow” your friends, experts and favorite celebrities and receive breaking news, job posting notifications and more. Basic computer skills and a valid email address are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code CC130.


Aug
4
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.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Story time

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Children and their caregivers meet for weekly story time with a children's librarian. Participants enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, learning activities and lots of fun!

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Baby & Me

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Interactive program for babies 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


Aug
4
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Cover Letters

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

Make your cover letter the best that it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn how to get started, types of cover letters, what to include and not include and tips for making a cover letter stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code JR130. For further information call (718) 327-2549.


Aug
4
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
4
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


Aug
4
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Simple Crafts

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Simple crafts for young children.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
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.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
11:15AM

--to--

12:15PM

Summer Storytime: Session 1

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

Join us for stories, songs, crafts and fun this summer for preschoolers ages 1-5. Preregistration is required. You may sign up for Session 1 or Session 2, but not both.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
11:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Music for Toddlers

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Sing songs, play instruments and learn to march! Every child must be accompanied by a parent or other adult caregiver.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Summer Reading Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Children entering grades 1-3 listen to wonderful stories and participate in enrichment activities.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time and Craft

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 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.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
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
4
11:30AM

--to--

12:15PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-17 months and their caregivers enjoy playtime, nursery rhymes, music and movement.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Little Learners

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

Our summer storytime for toddlers and preschoolers focuses on early literacy practices and includes books, rhymes, songs, fingerplays and more.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
11:30AM

--to--

1:30PM

Skills Identification

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

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


Aug
4
12:00PM

--to--

1:30PM

Media Mania Lab

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Learn to design video game mazes, make animations and short videos, and alter photos. A different topic will be explored each week. This program is recommended 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
4
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Bilingual Storytime (in English and Bengali)

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers meet for weekly story times with a children's librarian and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, learning activities and plenty of fun. Tickets will be distributed at 11:30AM 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
4
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!

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
12:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Summer Reading Club Craft

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Craft something related to our Summer Reading science theme!

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
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.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
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
4
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
4
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Reading Club: Read to Me

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Summertime is fun time for preschoolers ages 2-5 years, who are invited to join us for stories, fingerplays, songs and crafts. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
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
4
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.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Resume Workshop

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

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


Aug
4
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Monday Movie Madness

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Movie Mondays

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Spend an afternoon watching a movie with your friends. Teens only!

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

"Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" Book Club

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

We will read about and discuss Charlie's adventures and do Wonka-related crafts for ages 8-12.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Movie Mondays

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

Children who will be going to Grades K-5 in September are invited to join us for free screenings of blockbuster children's movies on Monday afternoons this summer. Space is limited. Seating is first come, first served.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
2:00PM

--to--

2:45PM

Maker Mondays

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

For children age 6 and up, we offer crafts that encourage exploration, tinkering and creativity. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Family Film Feature

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

We will screen "The Karate Kid," rated PG, a 1984 sleeper hit that inspired three sequels and a remake.


Aug
4
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Paper Engineering 101: Build a Geodesic Dome with Karen Wellington

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Math teacher and origami wiz Karen Wellington will show children ages 6-12 how to use paper triangles to build a spherical container for storing precious items. Space is limited; first come, first served.


Aug
4
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Day Book Club

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "Lowand" by Jhumpa Lahiri.


Aug
4
2:00PM

--to--

2:45PM

Summer Reading Circle: Grades K-1

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Fizz, boom, read! A special book will be read aloud each time we meet. We will then divide into smaller groups for more reading, learning and fun. 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


Aug
4
2:15PM

--to--

3:15PM

North Hills Gazette

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Tweens and teens work together to create, design and write a new issue of "The North Hills Gazette."

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Dungeons and Dragons Adventure

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Young people age 9 and up role-play with Wizards of the Coast's Dungeons and Dragons game. Join the quest for fun and adventure!

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Summer Reading Club

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 will receive a certificate and prize if they read one book or more. If they report on the books, they will also enjoy games, puzzles and crafts!
Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Tween and Teen Summer Reading 2014: "Fizz, Boom, Read"

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Book lovers are invited to participate in our Summer Reading 2014 Program for tweens and teens. Enjoy a summer of special events, activities and giveaways. We look forward to seeing you at the library!

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Arts-and-Crafts Afternoons

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Tweens and teens age 10 and up join us for arts and crafts. Activities include beading, painting and clay-sculpting.


Aug
4
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

All playing levels are welcome. Children under age 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Summer Reading Club: Grades 1-3

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 1 - 3 will enjoy books, crafts, and many fun activities on Monday afternoons this summer.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Summer Reading Program

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Teens are invited to explore the science behind art, music and the universe in general! Summer fun includes sculpting, music lessons and trivia competitions. Preregistration is not required, but reading is! See Ms. Jasmine for a reading log and book suggestions.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

STEM Club

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Children in grades K-6 are invited for fun math and science activities.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Summer Reading Crafts and Activities: Grades K-2

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Fizz, boom, read! We will create art projects that will bring to life the theme of the day.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Computer Basics, Class 1

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Whether you're looking for a new job or to improve your position at your current one, computer skills are important to your success. These skills may include writing, sending and receiving email; creating spreadsheets; and entering and editing data in a database. This walk-in class is designed to prepare you for today's changing workplace. See the class schedule
for more information.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Interview Preparation (Mandarin)

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

收到理想工作的面試通知了,接著需要做什麼呢?需要實踐來完善你的面試技巧! 在本次研討會中,您將學習如何準備你的面試,成功地處理棘手的問題,並在面試後妥善跟進。 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JR170
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Aug
4
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.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
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.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Summer Reading Club: Grades 3-5

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Our weekly summer reading club for grades 3 and up explores the five senses with fun projects each week. 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


Aug
4
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "Blame," a novel by Michelle Huneven.


Aug
4
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
4
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
4
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
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Making Movies

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

This summer, help us make a movie at the library that will be posted on YouTube! All participants must have a signed permission slip from parents. This program is for young people ages 8 - 15.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Natural Cosmetics and Skin Care Products

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

How to look beyond fab when you have little money and no desire to put icky chemicals on your face? Learn to make cleansers, toners, moisturizers and a host of cosmetics, including lip gloss and eye shadow, with natural ingredients found in the kitchen! You must be age 12 or older to participate in this workshop.


Aug
4
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.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
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.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
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.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
4:45PM

--to--

6:45PM

Film Screening and Book Discussion

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

We will screen the film "The Painted Veil," starring Edward Norton and Naomi Watts. The following Monday, we will discuss the film and the W. Somerset Maugham book on which it is based.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Elder Law, Estate Planning, Trusts, and Asset Protection

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Chess Club

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Practice Reading Online

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Children in grades pre-K to 6 can create their own avatar, play their way through online games and enjoy reading at the Reading Eggs site.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Learn Basic Japanese from Anime

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

In this three-session course for beginners, Japanese anime film will be used to teach basic expressions. Participants will also engage in conversations and role play.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

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


Aug
4
5:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

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
4
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Board Games

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us for an afternoon playing popular board games.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Emergency Preparedness

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

World Cares Center will teach critical decision-making skills that will prepare you to respond to a disaster or emergency impacting you, your family or your community.


Aug
4
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.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
5:45PM

--to--

6:45PM

Martial Arts for Teens

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

In this introduction to martial arts, teens will learn to focus on balance, coordination, listening skills, strength and discipline.


Aug
4
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Mac Monday: DIY Movies

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

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


Aug
4
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
4
6:00PM

--to--

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*

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Zumba

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
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, Aug 11, 20146:30PM - 8:00PM
Central LibraryMon, Aug 18, 20146:30PM - 8:00PM
Central LibraryMon, Aug 25, 20146:30PM - 8:00PM
Central LibraryMon, Sep 8, 20146:30PM - 8:00PM
Central LibraryMon, Sep 15, 20146:30PM - 8:00PM

Aug
4
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Ballroom Dancing with Jing Chen

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

Computer Basics, Class 3

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Whether you're looking for a new job or to improve your position at your current one, computer skills are important to your success. These skills may include writing, sending and receiving email; creating spreadsheets; and entering and editing data in a database. This walk-in class is designed to prepare you for today's changing workplace. See the class schedule for more information.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

Computer Basics, Class 2

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Whether you're looking for a new job or to improve your position at your current one, computer skills are important to your success. These skills may include writing, sending and receiving email; creating spreadsheets; and entering and editing data in a database. This walk-in class is designed to prepare you for today's changing workplace. See the class schedule for more information.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

Author Talk with True-Crime Master John Glatt

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

John Glatt is an investigative journalist, music historian and international bestselling master of true-crime writing. Over the past 14 years he has published 19 true-crime books and four biographies, and currently has more than one million books in print worldwide. His latest book is "The Prince of Paradise: The True Story of a Hotel Heir, His Seductive Wife, and a Ruthless Murder."


Aug
5
9:30AM

--to--

10:30AM

Job Search Strategies

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

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself to start a successful 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


Aug
5
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers and the Internet

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is now closed

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


Aug
5
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers and the Internet

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is now closed

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


Aug
5
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers and the Internet

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is now closed

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


Aug
5
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers and the Internet

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is now closed

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


Aug
5
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers and the Internet

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is now closed

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


Aug
5
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers and the Internet

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is now closed

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


Aug
5
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers and the Internet

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is now closed

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


Aug
5
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.


Aug
5
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Online Job Applications

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

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


Aug
5
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
5
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Computer Basics

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 1 openings

Learn how to use a computer and search the Web. Preregistration is required. Please call the library to preregister.


Aug
5
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 class in computer basics features tutorials in mouse and Internet use.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
5
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Rufus King Park Magic Show

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

This special show uses magic and illusion to craft a dynamic theatrical experience for the whole family at Rufus King Park.


Aug
5
11:00AM

--to--

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.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
5
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


Aug
5
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Beginners' Excel

Location: Seaside
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 718-634-1876.


Aug
5
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Job Search Strategies

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

Prepare yourself to start a successful job search! In this workshop participants will learn what is needed to start a job search; what are some general and career-specific websites; and how to safely find and apply for jobs online. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR190


Aug
5
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Getting More From Google Accounts (Google Docs)

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

Learn about the many ways you can use your Google account, from Gmail and Google Maps, to Google Drive and Google Groups. Basic computer skills and an existing Google account are required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-634-1876 for additional information. Class Code: CC240


Aug
5
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Summer Reading Club: Grades K-3

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children in grades K-3 will have fun exploring science during our Summer Reading progam.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
5
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Who's the Next Picasso?

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

Do you love art? Would you like to create a visualization of your emotions? Join us to display your artistic skills!


Aug
5
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Make Your Own Bath Minerals

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

Learn how to create bath minerals for a relaxing and refreshing bath experience. Make them for yourself or as gifts, as a fun hobby or small business. All materials will be provided. Space is limited; preregistration is required. Preregister online or by calling 718-990-0728.


Aug
5
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Summer Reading Club K-2nd grade

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

This Summer Reading Club is open to children entering Kindergarten, 1st grade, or 2nd grade this September.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
5
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Speed Book Dating

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 openings

Meet books of different genres and decide quickly whether to check them out! Preregistration is required. Participation in this program will count towards the Read Down Your Fines program.


Aug
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Board Game Mania

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Kids ages 7-12 play classic board games like Monopoly and Checkers.


Aug
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Craft Time

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Teens work on crafts for an hour on Tuesday afternoons.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
5
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Coders Camp

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Children age 7 and up will learn to code in languages such as HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript and SQL. Basic computer skills are required.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
5
4:15PM

--to--

5:15PM

Bubble Tea Workshop

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Young people in grade 7 and up learn how to make bubble tea. Space is limited to 20 participants.


Aug
5
4:15PM

--to--

5:15PM

Teen Summer Fun

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

Join us for crafts, movies and fun for ages 9-14. Space is limited; preregistration is required.


Aug
5
7:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Small Business Workshop

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 42 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


Aug
6
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Resumes and Cover Letters

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

Are you ready to apply for jobs? Do your resume and cover letter stand out from the crowd? Make them 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 and tips for making a resume and cover letter stronger. To preregister, visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR130


Aug
6
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners' Word

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

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


Aug
6
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


Aug
6
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.


Aug
6
11:00AM

--to--

12:45PM

Computers for Beginners

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
6
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Introduction to Email

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 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.


Aug
6
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Award-Winning Films

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Our Wednesday afternoon films are all Oscar winners. They are unrated, but generally not appropriate for children. 6/25: "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington" (1955); 7/2: "The Jazz Singer" (1927); 7/16: "Cimarron" (1931); 8/6: "Double Indemnity" (1944); 8/20: "Marty" (1955)

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

Additional Dates


Aug
6
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
6
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Online Job Applications

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 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)318-4943.


Aug
6
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Introduction to the Internet

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 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


Aug
6
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Maker Club

Location: Corona
Registration: Online or by phone
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. If you wish to register, check availability for program date August 6, 2014
Availability: 8 openings

Geek out with science, tech and electronics for ages 11-14!

CoronaWed, Aug 13, 20141:00PM - 2:00PM
CoronaWed, Aug 20, 20141:00PM - 2:00PM

Aug
6
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. 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
6
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Family Movie

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Enjoy family-friendly movies in our new library! 7/16: "Epic"; 7/23: "Monsters University"; 8/6: "Little Rascals Save the Day"; 8/13: "Alice in Wonderland"

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

Additional Dates


Aug
6
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

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
6
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Maker Club Junior

Location: Corona
Registration: Online or by phone
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. If you wish to register, check availability for program date August 6, 2014
Availability: 8 openings

Geek out with science, tech and electronics for ages 8-10!

CoronaWed, Aug 13, 20142:00PM - 3:00PM
CoronaWed, Aug 20, 20142:00PM - 3:00PM

Aug
6
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Beginners Excel

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 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)318-4943.


Aug
6
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


Aug
6
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
6
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Pasta Party

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-12 will make a fabulous macaroni necklace.


Aug
6
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Super Spellers

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Practice your word power at our spelling club for grades 2 and up.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
6
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Educational and Magical Theatrical Showcase

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

Enjoy magical theater at its best! This program features magic, ventriloquism, illusions and wizardry with an educational twist!


Aug
6
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Wii Tournaments

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Kids age 7 and up, join your friends and test your video game skills on our Wii system!


Aug
6
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."

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

Additional Dates


Aug
6
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Tween Book Club

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Tweens in grades 6-8 talk about great books. Snacks will be provided.


Aug
6
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
6
4:15PM

--to--

5:30PM

Typing Practice Lab

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


Aug
6
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Wii Games

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Wednesday afternoon this summer is Wii game time for teens.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
6
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
6
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

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. Class Code: JR170. For more information please call (718) 990-8625.


Aug
6
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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
6
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Microsoft Excel (in Spanish)

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

Learn how to create a worksheet and perform calculations: 8/6 - Introduction to Microsoft Excel; 8/13 - Calculations and worksheets; 8/20 - Workbooks and layout. Participants should be able to use the keyboard and mouse and open and close applications, and must attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning Wednesday, August 6 at 9:00AM or call 718-990-0769 to register.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
6
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Microsoft Excel (in Spanish)

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

Learn how to create a worksheet and perform calculations: 8/6 - Introduction to Microsoft Excel; 8/13 - Calculations and worksheets; 8/20 - Workbooks and layout. Participants should be able to use the keyboard and mouse and open and close applications, and must attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning Wednesday, August 6 at 9:00AM or call 718-990-0769 to register.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
7
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


Aug
7
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Digital Photography

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

Bring your own camera and master the elemental aspects of digital photography in this hands-on instructional workshop. Basic computer skills and a digital camera are required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class Code: CC240


Aug
7
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
7
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Time

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Children ages 1-2 and their caregivers sing songs, listen to stories, play games and do crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
7
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


Aug
7
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Beginners Word

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


Aug
7
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Read to Me Club

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

We offer simple books and coloring for toddlers ages 2-3 in the company of their parent or other adult caregiver.


Aug
7
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


Aug
7
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

Read to Me Club

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Children ages 4-6 listen to stories and work on simple crafts.


Aug
7
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 JR130


Aug
7
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


Aug
7
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Code Camp

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


Aug
7
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Beginners Excel

Location: Arverne
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 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
7
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Crochet Club

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Aug
7
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Sparkly Explosion

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

This fun experiment that will produce a sparkly explosion.


Aug
7
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

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


Aug
7
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
7
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Jason and His Portable Menagerie

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Touch, observe, learn! You won't want to miss our friend Jason and his amazing collection of critters, in a program made possible by funding from National Grid.


Aug
7
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Chess Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Kids learn to play and improve their game.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
7
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Chess Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Kids learn to play and improve their game.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
7
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


Aug
7
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)

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

Additional Dates


Aug
7
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Making Jewelry by Quilling: A Crafts Workshop for Adults

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 openings

Phyllis Ger teaches participants how to roll and glue special paper to form unique jewelry which can then be embellished with sequins or crystals if desired. Preregistration is required. Space is limited. Materials are provided.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
7
2:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Health Care Help (in Korean)

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Korean speakers can get help looking for health insurance.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
7
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
7
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
7
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Summer Reading Club: Grades 4-6

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 4-6 will have fun exploring science during our Summer Reading program.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
7
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.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
7
4:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Family Movie

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

We will screen movies that all ages can enjoy: 7/3 - "Finding Nemo"; 7/10 - "Frozen"; 7/17 - "The Lego Movie"; 7/24 - "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2"; 8/7 - "Wreck-It Ralph"; 8/14 - "Gnomeo & Juliet"

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

Additional Dates


Aug
7
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen Book Talk

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Teens in grades 9-12 will discuss great teen books and, at our August meeting, watch a movie based on one of the books. Snacks will be provided.


Aug
7
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Introduction to JobMap

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


Aug
7
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


Aug
7
5:15PM

--to--

6:45PM

Open Mic Night

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Calling all poets, rappers, writers, singers, musicians, and comedians! Come prepared with a 5-minute performance and share your talent!

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

Additional Dates


Aug
7
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Jamaican Folk Songs, Poetry and Drumming

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Join us for an evening of poetry and music followed by a drumming workshop. Participants will learn Jamaican folk songs as well as drumming and percussion techniques. Bring your own instruments or create rhythms with your hands and feet!


Aug
7
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.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
8
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners Excel

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


Aug
8
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

The Effect of Aging on Taste and Digestion

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Registered nurse Kathy Moran leads a discussion on how age affects digestion and the sense of taste. This is a teleconference open to older adults and the homebound. First-time callers should preregister at 718-464-0084.


Aug
8
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


Aug
8
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.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
8
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Story and Craft Time

Location: Forest Hills
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 will develop early-literacy skills and have fun with great stories and fun science-themed crafts. Space is limited. Preregister in person beginning Wednesday, June 18 at 11:30AM.

Forest HillsFri, Aug 15, 201411:30AM - 12:30PM
Forest HillsFri, Aug 22, 201411:30AM - 12:30PM
Forest HillsFri, Aug 29, 201411:30AM - 12:30PM

Aug
8
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Story and Craft Time

Location: Forest Hills
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 will develop early-literacy skills and have fun with great stories and fun science-themed crafts. Space is limited. Preregister in person beginning Wednesday, June 18 at 11:30AM.

Forest HillsFri, Aug 15, 201411:30AM - 12:30PM
Forest HillsFri, Aug 22, 201411:30AM - 12:30PM
Forest HillsFri, Aug 29, 201411:30AM - 12:30PM

Aug
8
11:30AM

--to--

1:30PM

Movie Fridays

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Today's feature is the 2014 big-screen epic "Pompeii, rated PG-13.


Aug
8
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Teen Craft Time with Mrs. Phyllis

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

On July 18, there will be a duct tape craft and on August 8 a journal-making craft. Teens and tweens in grade 4 and up are invited. Preregistration is required.


Aug
8
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Book Club: Grades 3-6

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Read books, play games and do a craft!

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

Additional Dates


Aug
8
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

A Tribute to Sinatra

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

The vocal stylings of Castoria and Rose pay tribute to Ol' Blue Eyes with many of his memorable classics.


Aug
8
2:30PM

--to--

3:15PM

Make Your Own Teddy Bear

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Space and supplies are limited to 15 participants. Write your name and phone number on a piece of paper and put it in the red jar on the Children’s Librarian’s Desk before 5:30 p.m. on Monday, August 4. We will then randomly select the names of 15 children to make teddy bears with us on Friday, August 8.


Aug
8
2:30PM

--to--

3:15PM

Make Your Own Teddy Bear

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Space and supplies are limited to 15 participants. Write your name and phone number on a piece of paper and put it in the red jar on the Children’s Librarian’s Desk before 5:30 p.m. on Monday, August 4. We will then randomly select the names of 15 children to make teddy bears with us on Friday, August 8.


Aug
8
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Lava Lamp Craft

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Teens will make their own lava lamp.


Aug
8
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


Aug
8
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Make a Mask

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Teens make masks inspired by imagination or a favorite fictional character.


Aug
8
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
8
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Art Gallery Opening Reception

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Meet artist-in-residence Rosanne Kaloustian, whose beautiful oil paintings will be on display in the art gallery from August to October. A compassionate and accomplished artist, Rosanne is widely recognized for the warmth and tranquility of her artwork. The reception is sponsored by the Friends of the Douglaston/Little Neck Community Library. Refreshments will be served.


Aug
8
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Game Day

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Children of all ages and their families are invited to enjoy our many board games.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
8
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Karaoke

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Sing your heart out at our karaoke program for youngsters in grade 2 and up!


Aug
8
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Family Film Time

Location: Court Square
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 26 openings

We will screen the original Muppet movie from 1979. Seating will be picnic-style on the carpet and mats, so bring a cushion if you'd like. Space is limited; those who preregister, online or by phone, are guaranteed spots. Let's all sing along with the Muppets!


Aug
9
9:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

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


Aug
9
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.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
9
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.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
9
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
9
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Concert of Chinese Music

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The Tung-Ching Chinese Center for the Arts celebrates its 30th anniversary with a performance of various Chinese operas and dances on one stage. In Auditorium, Lower Level


Aug
9
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Beginners Excel

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


Aug
9
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Master Pan Tianshou and His Work (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Pan Tianshou is a recognized master of modern Chinese painting. In this program in Mandarin Chinese, Professor Lu Xin of the China Academy of Fine Arts, an expert on the work of Pan Tianshou, a former director of the Pan Tianshou Memorial Art Gallery in Hangzhou and the author of several books on Pan Tianshou, will discuss the artist and his work.


Aug
9
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.

Langston HughesSat, Aug 16, 20142:00PM - 4:30PM
Langston HughesSat, Aug 23, 20142:00PM - 4:30PM

Aug
9
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

Lincoln Center Local Presents O Sole Trio

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Blending popular opera arias with Neapolitan song and jazz standards, O Sole Trio captures the essence of Italy. With its own special blend of exceptional talent and humor, this New York-based ensemble, featuring soprano Erin Shields, baritone Giuseppe Spoletini and pianist and violinist David Shenton, explores the surprisingly wide scope of Italian influence on music throughout the centuries.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
9
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Wii Gaming

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Get fit with Wii tennis, bowling and boxing for ages 4-12!

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

Additional Dates


Aug
11
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


Aug
11
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


Aug
11
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers

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


Aug
11
10:00AM

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2:00PM

Health Screening on the Saint Francis Hospital Outreach Bus

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

The Saint Francis Hospital Community Outreach Program will provide free screenings for blood pressure and a simple blood test for cholesterol and diabetes for adults over the age of 18.


Aug
11
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!

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

Additional Dates


Aug
11
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.


Aug
11
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Preschool Concert with Anna Epstein Kravis

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Young children up to age 5 and their families who participated in the Read to Me summer reading program are invited to this live concert celebrating children around the world. Enjoy imaginative and interactive songs, puppets, stories and more. Space is limited. *In Auditorium, Lower Level*


Aug
11
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


Aug
11
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


Aug
11
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


Aug
11
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


Aug
11
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


Aug
11
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.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
11
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

The Feel of Brazil

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Brazilian rhythms abound at this performance by Carol and Ed Nicodemi featuring bossa nova favorites and popular songs "Dindi," "Wave," "The Girl from Ipanema," "Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars" and "A Day in the Life of a Fool."


Aug
11
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Steering Clear of Stress

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Representatives from Visiting Nurse Service will share techniques for reducing and dealing with everyday stress.


Aug
11
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Bubble Tea and Book Club

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Beginning in July, we will hold a monthly book club for teen and tween readers where we will sip homemade bubble tea and discuss new and interesting young adult books.


Aug
11
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Social Media for Beginners (In Mandarin)

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

其實,我們可以利用很多社交網站,如Twitter,LinkedIn和Facebook的網絡來進行求職。在本次研討會中,您將會了解這三大社交媒體網站,以及他們如何可以優化你的求職。基本的計算機技能和互聯網的了解是必需的。有興趣請在jobmap.queenslibrary.org進行預先註冊。了解更多信息,請致電718-990-8625。課程編碼JR200。
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Aug
11
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Fun with Science

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

Join us for fun, zany and exciting science experiments for ages 7 and up. Preregistration is required.


Aug
11
4:30PM

--to--

5:45PM

Spelling Bee

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

"Bee" a spelling star! Compete in the Little League, ages 6-9, or Big League, ages 10-14. Winners will receive awards; all participants will get certificates.


Aug
11
5:00PM

--to--

6:15PM

The Swingin' Side of the Blues

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Veteran blues singer and guitarist Eddie Lee Isaacs plays jazz and blues.


Aug
11
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Cover Letters

Location: Howard Beach
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, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-641-7086. Class code JR150


Aug
11
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Summer Reading Club Party

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 100 openings

In order to attend this party, for children up to age 12, you must have your summer reading log completed. Let us know if you are coming!


Aug
11
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

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
11
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


Aug
11
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


Aug
11
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Starting and Running a Small Business

Location: Steinway
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.


Aug
11
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Cowrie Shell Jewelry: A Crafts Workshop

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

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


Aug
11
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Shakespeare Summer

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Join us for Shakespeare in the summer! Participants will read the play beforehand, discuss it as a group and read aloud portions during the meeting.
6/9: "The Taming of the Shrew"; 7/7: "Twelfth Night"; 8/11: "The Merchant of Venice"


Aug
11
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "The Sixth Station" by Linda Stasi.


Aug
12
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
12
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Microsoft Word for Beginners

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is now closed

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


Aug
12
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to E-Mail

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

Learn how to open an e-mail account, send and delete e-mail and use different functions in your e-mail account.


Aug
12
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to 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


Aug
12
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
12
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Beginners Word

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

Make your documents stand out with Microsoft Word! In this class for beginners 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. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code CC170


Aug
12
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
12
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Resumes and Cover Letters

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

Are you ready to apply for jobs? Do your resume and cover letter stand out from the crowd? Make them 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 and tips for making a resume and cover letter stronger. To preregister, visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR130


Aug
12
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is the novel "Midwives," by Chris Bohjalian.


Aug
12
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Origami

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Join us for an afternoon of origami, the Japanese art of paper folding.


Aug
12
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

Popular Divas of Our Time

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Dynamic female vocalist JayCee performs songs of your favorite divas: Barbra Streisand, Bette Midler, Celine Dion and others.


Aug
12
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.


Aug
12
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

Classic Streisand

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Vocalist Stacia Hobdy performs songs made great by Barbra Streisand.


Aug
12
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Summer Reading Club Party

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

We're celebrating the end of the Summer Reading Club Program.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
12
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Join us for a discussion of "Corelli's Mandolin" by Louis de Bernieres.


Aug
12
3:00PM

--to--

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.


Aug
12
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

From the Beatles to Patsy Cline: An Intimate Afternoon with Sheri Miller

Location: Maspeth
Registration: Not required

Guitarist and vocalist Sheri Miller performs covers by The Beatles, Patsy Cline, Sam Cooke, Johnny Cash and other talented musicians.


Aug
12
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Superhero Crafts

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Make a Wonder Woman magic bracelet, Batman coaster or Superman switch plate at this superhero craft afternoon! Refreshments will be served.


Aug
12
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Intergenerational Chess

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Join our team of volunteers for an afternoon of chess at this Summer Reading program for the entire family, open to children, teens and adults of all levels.


Aug
12
5:30PM

--to--

7:00PM

Family Book Discussion

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 2-4 and their families will discuss "How Oliver Olson Changed the World" by Claudia Mills.


Aug
12
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Sewing 101

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

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
12
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Sewing 101

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

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
12
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Sewing 101

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

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
12
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Sewing 101

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

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
12
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Sewing 101

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

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
12
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Sewing 101

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

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
13
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


Aug
13
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

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. Class Code: JR170. For more information please call (718) 990-8625.


Aug
13
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Intermediate Word

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


Aug
13
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.


Aug
13
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


Aug
13
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Beginners Word

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 openings

Make your documents stand out with Microsoft Word! In this class for beginners 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 are required. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code CC170


Aug
13
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Breastfeeding Class and Support Group (in English and Spanish)

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Speak with a certified lactation counselor in a one-on-one setting and participate in our monthly support group.


Aug
13
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

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
13
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Skills Identitification

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 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. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information call 718-318-4943. Class code JR110


Aug
13
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Beginners Excel

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 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.


Aug
13
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Spider Web Art

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Children age 5 and up will create a spider web replica.


Aug
13
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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
13
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 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
13
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Magic Show with Prestino

Location: Flushing
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 the Summer Reading program. Space is limited. In Auditorium, Lower Level


Aug
13
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Summer Reading Party

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

We're celebrating the end of the Summer Reading program.


Aug
13
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Tie-Dye T-Shirt

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

Young people ages 10 and up will make a colorful t-shirt for themselves. Preregistration is required.


Aug
13
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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
13
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
13
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Bento Box

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

Bento boxes for carrying lunch can be simple or quite elaborate, with contests held for the most beautiful. Teens will assemble and decorate their own bento boxes to take home.


Aug
13
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Cuff Bracelet and Earring: A Jewelry-Making Workshop for Adults

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

Phyllis Ger shows how to design and embellish jewelry using special tape, beads, stones, crystals and feathers. Materials will be provided. Space is limited. Preregistration is required.


Aug
13
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Come to the Cabaret

Location: Whitestone
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.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
13
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Movie Afternoon

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Aug
13
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Beginners Word

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


Aug
13
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Alienware Computer Lab

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Alienware laptop computers have amazing gaming graphics. Children ages 7-12 are invited to sample them at this open lab. 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


Aug
13
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Spelling Bee

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

It's time for our annual Battle of the Spellers for grades 2 and up!


Aug
13
4:00PM

--to--

5:45PM

Movie Afternoon

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon at the movies. Light refreshments will be served.
May: "Robot and Frank," 90 min., rated PG-13; June: "Short Circuit," 99 min, rated PG; July: "Flubber," with Robin Williams, 93 min., rated PG; August: "Bikini Beach," with Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello, 100 min., unrated


Aug
13
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
13
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 them 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 and tips for making a resume and cover letter stronger. To preregister, visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR130


Aug
14
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Twitter

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


Aug
14
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


Aug
14
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


Aug
14
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Salary Negotiations

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

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


Aug
14
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Beginners PowerPoint

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

Create awesome presentations and slideshows with PowerPoint 2010! Topics covered will include creating and editing slides, changing 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


Aug
14
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Word for Resumes

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

Make your resume stand out with Microsoft Word. Learn to create different types of resumes, open and save Word documents, format and align text, add bullets and change typeface. Basic computer skills are required. Familiarity with Microsoft Word is a plus. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org.


Aug
14
11:45AM

--to--

12:45PM

Mother Goose and Toddler Time Party

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

There will be snacks, prizes, songs and fun for little ones to celebrate the end of this year's Summer Reading program.


Aug
14
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


Aug
14
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Networking

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

Networking is the development of professional relationships. In today’s job market, it is one of the best ways to find a job. Through networking, you can exchange information with others about job opportunities, interesting organizations or up-and-coming industries. Learn about the basics of networking in this workshop. 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


Aug
14
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


Aug
14
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Website Design

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

Learn how to create your own website. HTML is the primary language used to create pages on the Web. This workshop will enable you to build and view a basic web page using the Notepad editor. No prior knowledge of web editing or coding is required, but you must have basic computer skills. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-634-4784 for additional information. Class code CC240


Aug
14
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Cover Letters

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 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 718-990-8502. Class code JR150


Aug
14
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


Aug
14
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

End of Summer Party

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Summer Reading has reached its end. Join us in celebration and enter our book raffle for teens! Reading logs are required for party entry.


Aug
14
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Love Makes the World Go 'Round

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

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


Aug
14
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Tweens Book Club

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

In "Al Capone Does My Shirts," by Gennifer Choldenko, Matthew "Moose" Flanagan and his family move to Alcatraz Island, a prison off the coast of San Franciso, so his father can get a job and his sister can attend a special school. Nothing works out as planned. Light refreshments will be served


Aug
14
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Introduction to the Internet

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 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 718-990-8502. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code CC110


Aug
14
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Airbrush T-Shirt Workshop

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

Participants will learn airbrush techniques and design their own t-shirts in this workshop presented in collaboration with Magical Productions.


Aug
14
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Read to Jami the Therapy Dog

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

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


Aug
14
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Intro to eBooks

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

Queens Library has many popular electronic books available for free from our 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. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code CC240.


Aug
14
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"

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

Additional Dates


Aug
14
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Settlers of Catan Board Game Night

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Players assume the roles of settlers, each attempting to build and develop holdings while trading and acquiring resources.


Aug
14
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Settlers of Catan Board Game Night

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Players assume the roles of settlers, each attempting to build and develop holdings while trading and acquiring resources.


Aug
14
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Make Your Own Flowers

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Teens and tweens will make beautiful paper flowers. All supplies will be provided.


Aug
14
5:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Create Your Own Jewelry Box: A Crafts Workshop for Adults

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

Phyllis Ger shows you how to create your own beautifully-styled jewelry box in different shapes from materials you might have discarded. Preregistration is required. Space is limited. Materials will be provided.


Aug
14
5:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Negotiating Safer Sex (in English and Spanish)

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

This program is presented by Corona Community Health and Prevention, and all are welcome.


Aug
14
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


Aug
14
5:30PM

--to--

7:00PM

Night Book Club

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry" by Rachel Joyce.


Aug
14
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.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
14
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Getting More From Google Accounts

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


Aug
14
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

We will discuss Maeve Binchy's "A Week in Winter."


Aug
14
6:00PM

--to--

6:45PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

We will read and discuss A Walk in Winter, the final novel of beloved Irish author Maeve Binchy.


Aug
14
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
14
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


Aug
15
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Salary Negotiations

Location: Central Library
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) 990-8625 for additional information. Class code JR160


Aug
15
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Intoduction to the Internet

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

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


Aug
15
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Chit Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Aug
15
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.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
15
1:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Celebrate Korean Independence Day at the Library

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

There will be arts and crafts, music, martial arts, games, food and more at this wonderful community event for adults and kids of all ages. You will also be able to learn the Korean alphabet!


Aug
15
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Summer Reading Program Party

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Fizz! Boom! Read! Our Summer Reading program is ending, and we're celebrating with games, prizes, snacks and fun for children ages 5-10 at 2:30PM and for children and teens over age 10 at 3:30PM.


Aug
15
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Game Day

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Bring your friends to play all types of games!


Aug
15
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Design Your Own T-Shirt

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We provide the shirt, you provide the imagination. Preregistration is required.


Aug
15
4:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Children's Movie

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

"The Great Muppet Caper" is a Muppet classic, for children in grades 2 and up and their families.


Aug
15
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Introduction to Microsoft Word

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 7-12 will learn the basic functions of Microsoft Word: cut, copy and paste. Space is limited; first come, first served.


Aug
16
9:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Intermediate Word

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

Build upon your basic knowledge of Microsoft Word in this intermediate workshop. Learn how to format 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
16
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


Aug
16
1:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Eid Celebration with Music and Food from Pakistan

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Abha Bhatnager Roy presents an afternoon of Kathak, a North Indian form of storytelling through classical dance, accompanied by a talk from Queens librarian Sabahat Zeejah on the history of the dance during the Mughal Period. Traditional Eid hors d'oeuvres from Pakistan will be available.


Aug
16
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Intermediate Excel

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

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


Aug
16
2:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Film Screening: "On My Own"

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

This eye-opening documentary shatters the stigma of single motherhood and examines this crisis in the Black family through the eyes of black women with commentary from fathers who have abandoned their families, children who live with feelings of resentment, abandonment and inadequacy, and community leaders and educators who are well-versed in the topic. A discussion will follow.


Aug
16
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

Try to Remember: Exploring the Passage of Time through Song

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Jacob Varmus and friends explore some of the Great American Songbook's hidden treasures, focusing on songs that explore feelings about the passage of time. Enjoy works by Cole Porter, Henry Mancini and others.


Aug
16
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.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
16
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Lincoln Center Local Presents Choban Elektrik

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Balkan and Roma/Gypsy beats soar from this Brooklyn-based electric dance band. Choban Elektrik incorporates the psychedelic sounds of the '60s and '70s with its vintage keyboards and creates a high-energy dance party with its powerful rhythm section. Traditional line dancing will be demonstrated and encouraged among audience members.


Aug
17
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Xoregos Theater Presents "Eros and Psyche"

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

When the god Eros falls in love with Psyche, a mortal more beautiful than Eros's mother Aphrodite, there is bound to be mother-in-law trouble! The Xoregos Performing Company brings Greek mythology to life in this new comedy about the gods, love, vanity, a three-headed dog, a lovesick sheep, the queen of the ants, the Delphic oracle and a host of other amusing characters.


Aug
18
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
18
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Getting More From Google Accounts

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


Aug
18
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.


Aug
18
11:00AM

--to--

5:00PM

Defensive Driving for Older Adults

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

This is a 6-hour AARP course. To preregister, please call the instructor, Mr. Grover, at 917-642-7785 or 718-276-5426. Space is limited.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
18
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. Class code JR130. For further information call (718) 327-2549.


Aug
18
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.


Aug
18
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.


Aug
18
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Teens and Tweens Summer Reading Book Talk

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

"Fox Forever," the third book in Mary E. Pearson’s Jenna Fox Chronicles, combines science fiction, intrigue and romance into a gripping teen read. Join us to talk about what you liked and didn’t like about it. Light refreshments will be served. Request a copy of the book online or pick one up at the library.


Aug
18
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Online Applications (In Mandarin)

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

通過這個研討會,您將學到如何迅速,高效地使用瀏覽器進行網上職位申請.例如,如何在您所申請的公司裡登記和建立檔案;如何申請網上招聘;如何將你的簡歷上傳到網上。基本的計算機技能和電子郵件帳戶是必需的。有興趣請在jobmap.queenslibrary.org進行預先註冊。了解更多信息,請致電718-990-8625。課程編碼JR160。
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Aug
18
3:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Are You a Grrrrrrreat Speller?

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Our spelling bee is for children ages 10-12. The winner or winners will receive a prize.


Aug
18
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Summer Party

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Summer Reading has reached its end. Join us in celebration and enter our book raffle! Reading logs are required for party entry.


Aug
18
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

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
18
5:45PM

--to--

6:45PM

Steer Clear of Stress

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Representatives of Visiting Nurse Services explain techniques for dealing with everyday stress.


Aug
18
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Mac Monday: DIY Movies

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


Aug
18
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Finding Healthy Food Recipes

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Learn how to use the Internet to find healthy recipes.


Aug
18
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

A Summer Evening with The Alphonso Horne Jazz Quartet

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Jazz trumpet wunderkind Alphonso Horne will perform with his jazz quartet following his stellar run in Wynton Marsalis’s production of After Midnight on Broadway. A distinguished jazz-trumpet soloist, Horne earned an Outstanding Soloist award at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Essentially Ellington Competition in New York City and has performed with renowned artists such as Marcus Roberts and Dianne Reeves.


Aug
18
6:30PM

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7:45PM

Relive Rock 'n' Roll, Motown and Disco

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Enjoy memorable pop music from the '50s, '60s and '70s, including familiar favorites by artists such as Elvis, The Temptations and Donna Summer.


Aug
19
9:30AM

--to--

10:30AM

Job Search Strategies

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

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself to start a successful 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


Aug
19
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Excel

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 4 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.


Aug
19
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Manage EMail accounts

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

How to use your existing email account. How to send attachments and open attachments already received, how to print from your email.


Aug
19
10:30AM

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11:30AM

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


Aug
19
11:00AM

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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


Aug
19
11:30AM

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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.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
19
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Photography Exhibit: The Bridge and the Fair

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Richard Hourahan of the Queens Historical Society presents a photographic exhibit that chronicles the construction of the Bronx-Whitsone Bridge and its relationship to the 1939 New York World's Fair.


Aug
19
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


Aug
19
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Beginners' PowerPoint

Location: Seaside
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 online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills are required. Class code CC190


Aug
19
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Interview Skills

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

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job…now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly after the interview. Class Code: JR170. For more information please call (718) 990-8625.


Aug
19
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Rogers and Hammerstein

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We will discuss the work and music of Rogers and Hammerstein. This is a teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants should call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Aug
19
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Digital Photography

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

Bring your own camera and master the elemental aspects of digital photography in this hands-on instructional workshop. Basic computer skills and a digital camera are required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class Code: CC240


Aug
19
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading Party: Grades PreK-3

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children in grades preK-3 join us for our Summer Reading end-of-program celebration.


Aug
19
3:30PM

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4:15PM

End of Summer Reading Party

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

Celebrate the end of our Summer Reading program. Refreshments will be served, and prizes will be given out on a first-come, first-served basis.


Aug
19
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Summer Reading Party!

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

The celebration will include raffles, goody bags and prizes. Please bring your Summer Reading log.


Aug
19
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Introduction to Windows Movie Maker

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 7-12 will learn how to create home movies and slide shows on the computer using the Windows Movie Maker program.


Aug
19
4:15PM

--to--

5:15PM

Tweens and Teens Book Discussion

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 12 openings

We will discuss "Charles and Emma: The Darwins' Leap of Faith" by Deborah Heiligman. This book was a 2009 National Book Award Finalist for Young People's Literature and a 2011 Michael L. Printz Honor Book for Excellence in Young Adult Literature. Copies will be available at one of the reference desks, and participation in this discussion will count toward the Read Down Your Fines program. Preregistration is required.


Aug
20
10:00AM

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11:30AM

Resumes and Cover Letters

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

Are you ready to apply for jobs? Do your resume and cover letter stand out from the crowd? Make them 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 and tips for making a resume and cover letter stronger. To preregister, visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR130


Aug
20
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Resumes and Cover Letters

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

Are you ready to apply for jobs? Do your resume and cover letter stand out from the crowd? Make them 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 and tips for making a resume and cover letter stronger. To preregister, visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR130


Aug
20
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Resumes

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

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


Aug
20
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

The Poet in You

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Tap into your natural ability to enjoy and create original poetry in this discussion group. This is a teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants should call Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Aug
20
11:30AM

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1:30PM

Book Discussion Group: "The Paris Wife"

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Paula McLain’s fictionalized account of Ernest Hemingway and first-wife Hadley Richardson's life in 1920s Paris captures the hard-drinking and free-loving lifestyle of Jazz Age Paris and introduces readers to the circle of notable Americans then living there, including Gertrude Stein, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ezra Pound. Join the discussion and share your thoughts!


Aug
20
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Introduction to Computers

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 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


Aug
20
12:15PM

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1:00PM

Behind the Scenes with Franee the Clown

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-5 will watch as the character of Franee the Clown is created right before their eyes. While she applies make-up and dons her costume, Franee will explain the basics of clowning, make up, props and magic. All of this culminates in a brief interactive comedy magic show that will leave the audience in stitches.


Aug
20
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

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
20
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Resume Workshop

Location: Broad Channel
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 718-318-4943 for more information. Class code JR130


Aug
20
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Introduction to the Internet

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 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


Aug
20
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

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


Aug
20
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


Aug
20
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


Aug
20
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

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
20
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Health Chat for Seniors: Affordable Care Act—What’s In It for Me?

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Naturally Occurring Retirement Community Without Walls (NORC WOW) presents a discussion of the Affordable Care Act and how it affects seniors. Blood pressure screenings will be available from 1:30-1:45PM.


Aug
20
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn.


Aug
20
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

The Evolution of Jazz from the 1940s to the Present

Location: Glen Oaks
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
20
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "Island Beneath the Sea" by Isabel Allende.


Aug
20
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Beginners PowerPoint

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


Aug
20
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


Aug
20
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
20
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Everything Old Is New Again

Location: Auburndale
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.


Aug
20
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
20
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Magic Show with Prestino

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

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


Aug
20
4:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Fun with Watercolors

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Artist Karl Lorenzen will teach basic watercolor techniques and participants will take home a beautiful painting at the end of the session. No experience is necessary. All materials will be provided.


Aug
20
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Job Search Strategies

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

Prepare yourself to start a successful job search! In this workshop participants will learn what is needed to start a job search; what are some general and career-specific websites; and how to safely find and apply for jobs online. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR190


Aug
21
9:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Intermediate PowerPoint

Location: Arverne
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 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
21
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

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.


Aug
21
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Facebook

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 24 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 are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code CC130


Aug
21
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


Aug
21
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


Aug
21
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

LinkedIn

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


Aug
21
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


Aug
21
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

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.


Aug
21
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


Aug
21
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Facebook

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


Aug
21
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Job Search Strategies

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


Aug
21
1:45PM

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3:00PM

Great American Songbook

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Carol and Ed Nicodemi pay tribute to the Great American Songbook with memorable selections such as George Gershwin’s "Summertime,” Duke Ellington’s “Solitude,” Rodgers and Hart’s “My Funny Valentine” and more.


Aug
21
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


Aug
21
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Four-Patch Design Block: A Quilting Workshop for Adults

Location: Bayside
Registration: Registration is now closed

Alacia Stubbs will show participants how to create a “four-patch design” block, the oldest and most basic of all patchwork designs, containing four squares of fabric joined to make a block. Materials will be provided. Preregistration is required.


Aug
21
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Art History: Beyond Silver and Stained Glass

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Mary Dono will talk about Charles Lewis Tiffany, founder of Tiffany & Co., and his son Louis Comfort Tiffany, whose career as an artist ranged from painting to interior design to the amazing windows he created.


Aug
21
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

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.


Aug
21
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Beginners PowerPoint

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


Aug
21
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Silver Screen Gems

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Lois Bruno pays tribute to the wonderful songs from movies like “As Time Goes By” from “Casablanca,” “Moon River” from “Breakfast at Tiffany's,” “The Man That Got Away” from “A Star is Born” and more.


Aug
21
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading Club Party: Grades 4-6

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 4-6 join us for our End of Summer Reading Celebration.


Aug
21
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Magic Show For Kids

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Our Summer Reading Club Party features a show full of magic!


Aug
21
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Make a Mural for Seaside Library

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Children create a mural to hang in the library. All ages are welcome.


Aug
21
4:00PM

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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.


Aug
21
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Teen Movie

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

This movie is teens-only!


Aug
21
5:30PM

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6:45PM

110th Birthday Tribute to Count Basie

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

The Something Special Big Band with vocalist Barbara Fairfax and bandleader Phil Costa celebrates Count Basie’s 110th birthday with a rousing tribute featuring memorable selections such as “Jumpin' at the Woodside,” “One O'Clock Jump” and more.


Aug
21
5:30PM

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6:45PM

Book Discussion and Activity for Girls

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

Mrs. Tina and volunteers will lead girls ages 7-10 in a discussion of Kate McMullan's "As Far as I Can See: Meg's Prairie Diary." After the discussion, the girls will create a small art project. Preregistration is required. Space is limited.


Aug
21
5:30PM

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6:30PM

"Wheels on the Bus" Craft

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

It’s a song, it’s a book, and it’s the inspiration for a summer craft! Linda DeSabato, President of Vallo Transportation, will share a book based on the song with children ages 3-6, and teaching artist Theresa Jones -Francois will lead the craft session. Refreshments will be served.


Aug
21
6:00PM

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8:00PM

EBooks

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

Queens Library has many popular electronic books available free from our 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. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code CC240


Aug
21
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Gems by Jule: Selections from the Jule Styne Songbook

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The incredibly prolific Jule Styne wrote hundreds of songs over the course of his heralded career. In their newest show, acclaimed cabaret couple Paul Chamlin and Rochelle Breyer Chamlin present a sampling of his many gems, from familiar favorites to lesser-known treasures. Selections will span Styne’s 60-plus-year career, from his early days in jazz-infused Chicago, to Hollywood in its studio heyday, to the Golden Age of Broadway and television.


Aug
21
8:00PM

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9:00PM

After Hours: A Short Story Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Bonnie Sue Pokorny will be moderating this teleconferenced short-story discussion group. 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


Aug
22
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Introduction to Email

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

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


Aug
22
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Intermediate Word

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

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


Aug
22
2:00PM

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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

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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

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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
3:30PM

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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
4:00PM

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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
5:00PM

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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

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6:30PM

Classic Film Night

Location: Court Square
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 28 openings

"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
23
9:30AM

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12:00PM

Beginners PowerPoint

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


Aug
23
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Facebook

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

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


Aug
23
1:30PM

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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

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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

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4:30PM

Intermediate PowerPoint

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 23 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
2:30PM

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5:30PM

Movie Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

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


Aug
23
3:00PM

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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

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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

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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

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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

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4:15PM

Sunday Movies: "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

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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

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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

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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

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12:00PM

Facebook

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

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


Aug
25
11:00AM

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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
11:30AM

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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


Aug
25
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


Aug
25
2:30PM

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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

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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

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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 age 6 and up 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

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4:30PM

Skills Identification (Mandarin)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 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
4:00PM

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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

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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

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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
5:00PM

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6:30PM

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


Aug
25
6:00PM

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6:30PM

Pajama Storytime

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 openings

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
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

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


Aug
26
9:00AM

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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

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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

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12:00PM

PowerPoint

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

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
11:00AM

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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

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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
1:00PM

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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


Aug
26
1:00PM

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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

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3:15PM

Singer and Guitarist John Cave

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required