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Agency abbrev: 
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Agency Location: 
DRA Code: 
096300
Virtua Code: 
096300000
Agency Name: 
Seaside
Category: 
0
Hours
Monday Open: 
11:00 AM
Monday Close: 
7:00 PM
Tuesday Open: 
2:00 PM
Tuesday Close: 
7:00 PM
Wednesday Open: 
11:00 AM
Wednesday Close: 
7:00 PM
Thursday Open: 
11:00 AM
Thursday Close: 
7:00 PM
Friday Open: 
11:00 AM
Friday Close: 
7:00 PM
Saturday Open: 
Closed
Saturday Close: 
Closed
Sunday Open: 
Closed
Sunday Close: 
Closed
Discussion Group: 

Meets on the 2nd or 3rd Monday of the month at 6:30pm. Please call to confirm.

Oct
31
11:00AM

--to--

4:00PM

The Daily Puzzle

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

The library makes puzzles available to adults every day.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
31
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


Oct
31
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Knitting Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

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


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Oct
31
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

English Conversation Course

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

This course employs the We Are New York television series, which addresses issues that most concern immigrants: healthcare, healthy lifestyle, education, managing finances and more.

Windsor ParkFri, Nov 7, 201411:00AM - 12:30PM
Windsor ParkFri, Nov 14, 201411:00AM - 12:30PM
Windsor ParkFri, Nov 21, 201411:00AM - 12:30PM
Windsor ParkFri, Nov 28, 201411:00AM - 12:30PM
Windsor ParkFri, Dec 5, 201411:00AM - 12:30PM
Windsor ParkFri, Dec 12, 201411:00AM - 12:30PM

Oct
31
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.


Oct
31
11:00AM

--to--

1:30PM

STARs: Senior Theater Acting Repertory

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Oct
31
11:00AM

--to--

1:30PM

Sewing Lab

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Oct
31
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Knitting Club

Location: Maspeth
Registration: Not required

Spend a Friday morning with fellow knitters sharing ideas.


Oct
31
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Mother Goose Time is when our youngest patrons and their parents enjoy songs, fingerplays and movement activities together.


Oct
31
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to Email

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Learn how to create, log onto and navigate an email account; send and receive messages; and attach documents. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code CC120


Oct
31
11:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Movement

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Young children will enjoy age-appropriate movement activities.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
31
11:15AM

--to--

11:45AM

Toddler Time

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Oct
31
11:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children age 18 months to 3 years and their caregivers are invited for stories, songs, fingerplays and crafts.


Oct
31
11:15AM

--to--

11:45AM

Mommy and Me

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Learn simple rhymes for your infant. A lactation counselor will be available afterwards for questions and discussion.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
31
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


Oct
31
11:30AM

--to--

12:15PM

Stretch and Flex Yoga for Adults

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

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


Oct
31
11:30AM

--to--

12:45PM

Toddler Learning Center

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Toddlers age 18-36 months and their parents or caregivers play and learn in a 5-session workshop with child-development specialists. The program includes educational toys, games, and puzzles; simple craft activities; basic stories; and songs and rhymes. Preregistration for the series is required.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
31
11:30AM

--to--

12:15PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Children up to age 2 accompanied by an adult caregiver enjoy short books, bouncing rhymes, songs, puppets and circle time.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
31
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Toddler Time

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Oct
31
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Toddlers and their parents sing songs, learn fingerplays and listen to simple storybooks read alound.


Oct
31
11:30AM

--to--

12:15PM

Toddler Time

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18-35 months hear stories, sing songs, do fingerplays and play movement games in this literacy-enriching program. Space is limited and in-person preregistration is mandatory. Preregistration starts October 1 at 11:30AM and closes when slots are filled. Come early: Tickets will be distributed 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


Oct
31
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2 1/2 and up enjoy stories, creative movement, puppets, bubbles and songs.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
31
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Scrabble

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Exercise your brain at our Scrabble sessions for adults!

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

Additional Dates


Oct
31
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Introduction to Computers

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

Learn the basics: how to use the mouse and keyboard, open and close windows, and use toolbar and scroll bars. Preregistration and a valid Library card are required.


Oct
31
12:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Halloween Triple-Movie Feature

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

We will screen the following three films: 12:00 p.m. - Alfred Hitchcock's “The Birds” (1963), rated PG; 2:15 p.m. - “Halloween” (1978), rated R; 4:00 p.m. - “The Conjuring” (2013), rated R.


Oct
31
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Halloween Parade

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Show off your costumes and join the parade in the Children's Room on Halloween Day! Children of all ages and their caregivers are welcome.


Oct
31
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

It's books, exercise and songs for preschoolers up to age 5.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
31
12:00PM

--to--

12:30PM

Coloring Club

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Color pictures of cartoons, nature, animals, human activity and more.
Toddlers & their caregivers color too.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
31
1:00PM

--to--

2:15PM

English Conversation Classes

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Adults improve their English through group conversations about everyday topics.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
31
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.


Oct
31
1:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Chess with Mr. Ron

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Mr. Ron teaches the art of chess to all ages.


Oct
31
1:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2 to 3 1/2 and their parents have fun together, listening to stories, singing songs, learning fingerplays and more!

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

Additional Dates


Oct
31
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Face Painting

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children age 12 and under can get their faces painted at the library for Halloween.


Oct
31
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Laptops for Homework

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Oct
31
3:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Riddles and Contests

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

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


Oct
31
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Homework Help

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

For children in grades 1-6. No registration required.


Oct
31
3:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Homework Zone

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

*Children up to age 12 can get homework help with a teen tutor. Mondays through Fridays 3:00pm-6:00pm. Hours may vary.*

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

Additional Dates


Oct
31
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Halloween Craft

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Children ages 4-12 will make a craft for Halloween. Parents or adult caregivers are welcome to attend.


Oct
31
3:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Game Club and Movie Time

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Oct
31
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Spelling Bee!

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Oct
31
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Chess Club

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

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


Oct
31
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Homework Help

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Help with homework is available after school for students in grades 1-6.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
31
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


Oct
31
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Game Day

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Oct
31
3:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Homework Help

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

A teen tutor is available every day after school, until 6:30PM, to help students in grades K-8 with homework.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
31
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Kickoff to Kindergarten

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

In seven weekly sessions, using games, hands-on activities, and stories, parents and other caregivers will learn how to help children ages 3-5 develop the important language and social skills they need to be successful in school. Children will receive giveaways, including games and books, at each session. In-person preregistration, beginning October 1 at 11:30AM, is required. Space is limited.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
31
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Homework Help

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 1-6 can get afterschool help with their homework in all subjects.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Chess Club with New York Cares

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Learn to play or improve your game.


Oct
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Book Buddies

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Oct
31
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Gaming Galore

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Oct
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Wii Games

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Children play Mario Party, Just Dance and other Nintendo games. All ages are welcome; children under 6 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


Oct
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Halloween Monster Mash

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Start your Halloween in the afternoon at our Monster Mash!


Oct
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Kids Halloween Party

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Children in grades K-6 show off their costumes and enjoy refreshments and games.


Oct
31
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children ages 4 and up work on different crafts every Friday afternoon this autumn. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
31
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

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.


Oct
31
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Teen Happy Hour

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Come hang out with friends, play X-Box or Nintendo Wii and board and card games. All teens and tweens are welcome. Come join us for the fun!


Oct
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Beautiful Music, Beautiful Writing

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

In the first half hour of this weekly one-hour session, children in grades 1-8 will practice their penmanship and cursive writing while listening to jazz and classical music. In the second half hour, we will learn simple phrases in Spanish, French and Japanese.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Halloween Craft

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

All teens are invited to create a spooky Halloween-themed craft.


Oct
31
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Flash Card Spelling

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 compete to see who can spell the most words from flash cards.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
31
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Fright Night Film: "The Others"

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

When a little girl claims to see ghosts, her mother suspects the eccentric new servants, but chilling events and visions soon lead her to believe that something supernatural is indeed occurring. This film is rated PG-13.


Oct
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Halloween Party

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

Wear you costume and celebrate Halloween with games and other fun activities!


Oct
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Lanyard Club

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Please join us to make a lanyard keychain or bracelet.
for teens

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

Additional Dates


Oct
31
4:30PM

--to--

6:45PM

Monster Duel

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

It's a Yu-Gi-Oh battle of wits and strategy!


Oct
31
4:30PM

--to--

5:45PM

Creative Movement with Victoria Bautista

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-8 learn to dance and move creatively to music.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
31
4:45PM

--to--

6:45PM

Recovery International

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

If you suffer from anxiety, fear, obsessions, anger, stress or depression, we invite you to attend our free meetings. Recovery International provides a safe and confidential place to get help coping with these issues. All are welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
31
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Annual Halloween Costume Contest

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Show us what you're wearing. We will judge costumes and give out prizes!


Oct
31
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

JobMap Orientation

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

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


Oct
31
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Spooky Crafts

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Kids ages 4-12: make a spooky Halloween craft before or instead of trick or treating!


Oct
31
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

So You Want to Be a Firefighter . . .

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

New York City firefighter Brian Hunter will explain what it takes to become a firefighter and serve the community.


Oct
31
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Sculpt

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Oct
31
5:45PM

--to--

6:45PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Blast

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Oct
31
6:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Discovery Team Science

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Oct
31
6:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

The Haunted Hallway!

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Walk the Haunted Hallway, if you dare! You must be age 8-12, though; no really young kids are allowed!


Oct
31
6:30PM

--to--

7:45PM

ShapeUp NYC: Calypso Cardio

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
1
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers

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

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


Nov
1
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
1
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

StartUp Business Plan Competition: All about Business Planning and Research

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Get started with your business plan! Learn how you can get your new venture off on the right foot, Part of the 9th Annual Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
1
10:00AM

--to--

2:00PM

High School Equivalency Exam Prep

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Do you want to improve your math and reading skills? Are you hoping to pass the high school equivalency exam to get your diploma? Then sign up now for prep classes and register for the official TASC (Test Assessing Secondary Completion), offered Saturdays from 10:00AM to 2:00PM.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
1
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Math Help

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Math tutoring is available for young people in grades 4-8. Bring your math homework and textbook.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
1
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Picture Book Time

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children age 5 and under and their caregivers enjoy picture books and storytime in the Children's Room.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
1
11:15AM

--to--

12:45PM

Saturday Science Lab

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Learn about the wonders of science, technology, engineering and math with the Discovery Team!

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

Additional Dates


Nov
1
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Family Storytime

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Rise and shine and head to the library for 30 minutes of stories and songs for all ages!

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

Additional Dates


Nov
1
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

College Success and Test Prep Seminar

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

International Academic Alliance’s College Success and Test Prep Seminar is an opportunity for high school students and their parents to learn about the college-admissions process and how to succeed in college. This three-part seminar will cover how to make a college application stand out; how to get a head start on freshman year, and how to overcome first-year difficulties.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
1
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Family Literacy Event

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Brought to you by Jumpstart. There will be fun literacy activities for young children, free books and giveaways for the first 50 families, free snacks for children, and a free raffle.


Nov
1
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Belly Dancing 101: An Introduction

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

Belly dancing, also known as "raqs sharqui," is an ancient, mystical and healing dance form. Learn its fundamentals with Cashel Campbell. Preregistration is required for each session at queenslibrary.org/events.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
1
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Cool Cultures Art Project

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Chinese instrumentalists Feifei Yang and Jiaju Shen perform in traditional and modern styles, fusing eastern and western performance styles. *In Auditorium, Lower Level*


Nov
1
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


Nov
1
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Introduction to the Internet

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

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


Nov
1
2:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Talks on Chinese Literature (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
1
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Belle's Players

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Belle's Players will perform a new production of scenes and monologues by well-known playwrights.


Nov
1
2:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Family Film Feature

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

The hit musical "Annie" (1982), rated PG, tells the adventures of a plucky, red-haired orphan girl who meets billionaire Daddy Warbucks.


Nov
1
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Popular and Beautiful Songs from Around the World

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Some of the most popular and beautiful songs from around the world, sung in their original language, take center stage in this performance by Galina Gergel and Eduard Nisimov. Hear memorable selections such as “Bésame Mucho,” “O Sole Mio,” “America the Beautiful,” “Ochi Chornye,” “Jerusalem of Gold,” “Tum Balalaika” and more.


Nov
1
3:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Introduction to Computers (in Bengali)

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

Learn how to turn on your computer and write an email. Part 1 - Introduction to the computer; Part 2 - Navigating the Internet; Part 3- Creating an email account. Participants are encouraged to attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Cyber Center Reference Desk or by phone at 718-990-0769. November registration begins November 1 at 9 am and December registration begins November 29 at 9 am.

Central LibrarySat, Nov 8, 20143:00PM - 5:30PM
Central LibrarySat, Nov 29, 20143:00PM - 5:30PM

Nov
1
3:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Saturday Movie Matinee "Edge of Tomorrow"

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

A military officer is brought into an alien war against an extraterrestrial enemy who can reset the day and know the future. When this officer is enabled with the same power, he teams up with a Special Forces warrior to try and end the war. PG-13


Nov
1
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Homework Helper

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

One no one homework help at the library between the hours of 4 & 6 PM. This is an after school program for ages 6-18.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
2
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Zikrayat: Music and Dance from the Arab World

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Zikrayat, Arabic for “memories,” performs music and dance from Egypt and the greater Arab world, with a focus on music from the Egyptian cinema of the 1940s to 1960s. Its performances trace the common thread of Arabic music around the Mediterranean, from Egypt through Syria, Turkey and Greece, and then to Tunisia and beyond.


Nov
2
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Sunday Concerts @ Central Presents Casplash, aka Caribbean Splash

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Casplash, also known as Caribbean Splash, is a unique and eclectic band that has thrilled thousands of party revelers. The group combines the beautiful sounds of the steelpan and soulful singing with hot tropical rhythms.


Nov
3
9:00AM

--to--

3:00PM

Affordable Care Act: Insurance Enrollment (in English and Spanish)

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

New York’s official health plan marketplace is up and running! You and your family can shop for, compare and enroll in health coverage that fits your budget. A certified bilingual navigator is ready to assist in the enrollment process.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
9:15AM

--to--

10:45AM

Kickoff to Kindergarten

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

Parents and other caregivers can help preschoolers learn skills that will improve their school performance and enjoyment of school, even before kindergarten. During seven weekly sessions, library staff will show adults how to use games, hands-on activities and stories to help build language and social skills that are crucial to success in school. Children will receive giveaways, including games and books, at each session. Preregistration in person with the Children’s Librarian is required.

RidgewoodMon, Nov 10, 20149:15AM - 10:45AM
RidgewoodMon, Nov 17, 20149:15AM - 10:45AM
RidgewoodMon, Dec 1, 20149:15AM - 10:45AM

Nov
3
10:00AM

--to--

10:30AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers

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

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


Nov
3
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Skills Identification

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

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


Nov
3
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Storytime

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Young children listen to stories read from picture books.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mother Goose

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Introduction to Computers and the Internet

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

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


Nov
3
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Writing Workshop: Share Your Memories

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Kathy Cohen leads a four-session workshop on writing memoirs. Learn the basics and get tips and techniques. There will be writing assignments and sharing of thoughts and ideas. This is a teleconferenced event. Call 718-464-0084 to preregister.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Kickoff to Kindergarten

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

This is a free, multi-session program to enable parents/caregivers of 3-5 years olds to help their preschoolers prepare for kindergarten. Our staff will demonstrate the use of educational games, hands-on activities, and stories that help children gain academic and social skills for success in school. Giveaways will be distributed weekly. Eligible parents/caregivers must pre-register "in person" with the Children’s Librarian and be able to attend all seven sessions.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
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


Nov
3
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Baby and Me

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Crafts

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
11:00AM

--to--

11:15AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Babies ages 6-17 months and their caregivers join us for a lapsit program of rhymes, fingerplays, bounces and songs!

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

English for Speakers of Hindi

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

These are beginning level classes. Please preregister at the Librarian's Desk.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This interactive program features simple stories, nursery rhymes, fingerplays and songs for children ages 12-24 months.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Skills Identification

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

In this competitive job market, it is important to know your job skills as well as be able to market these skills to potential employers. In this workshop, you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills and become aware of the most sought job skills. To preregister, visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information please call 718-634-4784. Class code JR110


Nov
3
11:15AM

--to--

11:45AM

Mother Goose Time

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
11:15AM

--to--

11:45AM

Mother Goose Time

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
11:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Children's Learning Circle

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Children ages 12-36 months and their caregivers are invited to join us for play time, stories, crafts and songs.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
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


Nov
3
11:30AM

--to--

5:30PM

Safe Driving for Older Adults

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18-36 months accompanied by their caregivers join us for stories, songs and fingerplays.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Family Storytime

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

There are books, songs, fingerplays and other early literacy activities for toddlers and preschoolers joined by their parent or other adult caregiver.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Check Your Child's Emotional Health

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Representatives of Western Queens Consultation Center discuss how parents can recognize changes in their child's behavior that may signal that something is wrong or difficult for them to handle. This program will be presented in English with Spanish translation available.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Toddler time features songs, fingerplays and simple story books for toddlers and their parents.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
12:00PM

--to--

12:30PM

Coloring Club

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Toddlers and their parents color together.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
12:30PM

--to--

12:45PM

Babies and Books

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Babies ages birth to 16 months will hear stories with puppets, songs and bubbles.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
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


Nov
3
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Domino Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Resume Workshop

Location: Arverne
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 19 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 Arverne Library or call 718-634-4784.


Nov
3
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


Nov
3
1:15PM

--to--

1:45PM

Toddler Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Toddlers spend a half hour at the library with songs, stories, fingerplays and movement activities.
age (21/2 – 4)

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
1:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

English Conversation Club

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Day Book Club

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is the novel "Orphan Train" by Christina Baker Kline.


Nov
3
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Howard Leshaw Klezmer Ensemble: Where Klezmer Meets Jazz

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

The Howard Leshaw Klezmer Ensemble brings traditional eastern Euopean music to life with a fresh, contemporary flair. Following the concert, join us for a guided tour of the multi-media exhibit "When Humanity Fails," which illustrates events leading up to the Holocaust and the liberation of concentration camps by American soldiers.


Nov
3
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Pedestrian Safety for Seniors

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Nov
3
3:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Classic Movie Mondays

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Join us for classic movies in November: 11/3 - "Dracula" (1931); 11/17 - "North by Northwest" (1959); 11/24 - "The Wizard of Oz" (1939)

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Homework help is available every Monday and Tuesday, except holidays, after school until 5:00PM.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Homework Help

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Homework help is available for children in grades 1-6.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
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


Nov
3
3:30PM

--to--

4:15PM

Thinking Things Through

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

Teens are invited to join our program to learn creative problem-solving skills. Refreshments will be provided.


Nov
3
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Family Storytime

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

This storytime with age-appropriate music is for children in grades pre-K to 2 and their caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
3:30PM

--to--

4:45PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "Wolf Hall" by Hilary Mantel.


Nov
3
3:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Study Hall

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
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


Nov
3
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


Nov
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Science Lab

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Get messy and learn something new at our science lab.


Nov
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

Future Business Leaders of America

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Maker Mondays

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

We provide materials and a weekly challenge to children ages 5-12. They do the creating!

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

BOOST STEM Computer Skills and Drills

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Children in Grades 1-6 will learn basic computer skills including searching for information on the internet, exploring resources available on the Queens Library website and an introduction to computer coding.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Origami

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Teens use origami to create objects out of paper.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
5:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Discovery Team Science

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Introduction to Chair Yoga

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

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


Nov
3
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

The College Admissions Process

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

This program will demystify the college admissions process by explaining the factors involved in college admissions, the criteria that make a good candidate and the schedule typically followed by applicants. There will be a question-and-answer period following the presentation.


Nov
3
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Afternoon Board Games

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Finish your homework and join us for board games!

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Guided Meditation

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Guided meditation calms the mind and relaxes the body. People who practice meditation regularly experience reduced levels of stress and increased inner peace and well-being.


Nov
3
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

JobMap Orientation

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


Nov
3
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

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


Nov
3
5:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Computer Homework Help

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children will learn how to use the Queens Library online catalogue, find books in the library and browse safe and educational free websites.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
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


Nov
3
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Introduction to Classical Belly Dance with Noora

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 34 openings

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Belly Dancing 101: An Introduction

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 17 openings

Belly dancing, also known as "raqs sharqui," is an ancient, mystical and healing dance form. Learn its fundamentals with Cashel Campbell. Preregistration is required for each session at queenslibrary.org/events.


Nov
3
5:30PM

--to--

6:45PM

Arverne Book Club Reads Toni Morrison's "Sula"

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Please join us as we read and discuss Toni Morrison’s “Sula.” The book examines a lifelong friendship between two women. Tension builds as they grow apart and grow together; the friendship is explored with the talent and poetic language of one of America’s greatest writers.


Nov
3
5:45PM

--to--

6:45PM

New York Cares Presents Computers For Beginners

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
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


Nov
3
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Chess Club

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Knit and Crochet Club, Evening Edition

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

This is a special meeting of the Steinway Knit and Crochet Club. Drop by any time between 6:00 and 7:30PM. Bring your knitting or crocheting project and enjoy a social evening with fellow crafters. For adults and teens 13 and up.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Quilted Lives, Shared Visions: A "Wimmin’s" Tapestry of Self-Love and Self-Acceptance

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

In this creative writing and visual arts workshop designed specifically for women by facilitator Nikki Williams, participants will explore the definition, beauty, power and worth of women.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
6:00PM

--to--

7:15PM

Writing Basics: Grammar and Punctuation Refresher for Adults

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Learn or simply review writing basics with Dr. Mel Haber. This workshop will cover how to use commas, apostrophes, hyphens and semicolons and how to use parts of speech such as adverbs, adjectives and pronouns.


Nov
3
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.


Nov
3
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


Nov
3
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Dance Fitness

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
6:30PM

--to--

7:15PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Our book group for adults meets monthly.


Nov
3
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

Pathways to Success Series

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

In this interactive workshop presented in cooperation with World Education Services you will learn how to make your foreign education count pursuing employment, professional licensing and higher education in the United States with foreign credentials.


Nov
4
7:00AM

--to--

7:00PM

General Election Poll Site

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Polling for this year's general election will take place in the meeting room. The rest of the library is open for service!


Nov
4
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers and the Internet

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

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


Nov
4
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Computers for Beginners (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 3 openings

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


Nov
4
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

OSHA Construction Safety and Health Training

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

This 10-hour OSHA course leads to obtaining an OSHA 10-hour card in construction safety and health. You must attend the Information Session to preregister. Space is limited. For more information call the library.


Nov
4
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Computer Classes for Beginners (in English and Spanish)

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
4
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Computer Boot Camp for Beginners

Location: Arverne
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 November 4, 2014
Availability: 10 openings

Join our Computer Bootcamp for Beginners and explore the wonders of technology! This 3-week course will teach you how to use a computer, the Internet and email. It is strongly suggested that participants attend the entire 3-week course. For more information call the library at 718-634-4784.

ArverneTue, Nov 18, 201411:00AM - 12:30PM
ArverneTue, Nov 25, 201411:00AM - 12:30PM

Nov
4
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Computers for Beginners

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
4
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Basic Computer and Internet

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

Learn the basic parts of the computer, how to use the mouse and navigation of the Internet. Must have valid library card and pin number.


Nov
4
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Richmond Hill Quilters

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

The Quilters meet Tuesdays at noon.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
4
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Quilting Workshop for Older Adults: Beginners' Level

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

In this 6-session workshop, Geraldine Hazel teaches beginning quilters basic sewing and quilting techniques by having them work on different projects as they develop new skills. Materials will be available for the first 18 participants.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
4
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Belly Dancing 101: An Introduction

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

Belly dancing, also known as "raqs sharqui," is an ancient, mystical and healing dance form. Learn its fundamentals with Cashel Campbell. Preregistration is required for each session at queenslibrary.org/events.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
4
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Understanding the Labor Market

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

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


Nov
4
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Getting More From Google Accounts

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


Nov
4
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Scrabble Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
4
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Knit and Crochet Club

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

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

Windsor ParkTue, Nov 18, 20142:00PM - 4:00PM
Windsor ParkTue, Nov 25, 20142:00PM - 4:00PM

Nov
4
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Knitting Club

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
4
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

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.


Nov
4
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Fall Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament

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

Bring your own cards (official and no Japanese versions or stall decks) to compete in our tournament for young people in grades 5-12. The winner will receive a booster pack or a choice of a limited edition card. Preregistration is required. There are only 32 spots, so sign up early; latecomers will be placed on a waiting list.


Nov
4
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

The Maritime Explorium Presents: Ship Shape!

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Do you know that you need geometry skills to load a cargo ship? Packing is a 3-dimensional form of tesselation, and you can practice it at this program for elementary school-age children, presented by the Maritime Explorium and made possible by generous funding from National Grid.


Nov
4
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

The Technologist Is In

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
4
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Book Buddies

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Read with a book buddy! Children of all ages can practice their reading skills by reading with a friend.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
4
3:00PM

--to--

3:45PM

Science Explorers

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

Children age 6 and up explore a different science concept every month through hands-on crafts and activities. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
4
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Scrabble Club

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Adults face off Tuesday afternoons with Scrabble!

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

Additional Dates


Nov
4
3:30PM

--to--

4:45PM

Nature Photography

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

In these fun and interactive workshops, local artist Carlos Martinez will explain the basics of photography and digital storytelling and show how to take great photos on a cell phone.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
4
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Saving and Budgeting

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

TD Bank presents a program to teach children in grades 3-5 how to budget and save money. Parents or adult caregivers are also welcome.


Nov
4
3:30PM

--to--

4:15PM

Stories and Craft

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Children will listen to stories and make a craft at these programs sponsored by Literacy, Inc.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Juggling Club

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
4
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Draw Manga with Eric Cheung

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

ProjectArt

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

In this 10-session series, children ages 7-11 will work with a teaching artist to learn the basic elements of design in various media, including painting, collage and drawing. Students will be introduced to notable artists of the past and encouraged to explore their own distinctive styles. The course will conclude with a professional show at a contemporary art gallery. Space is limited and preregistration is required.

SteinwayTue, Nov 18, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
SteinwayTue, Nov 25, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
SteinwayTue, Dec 2, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
SteinwayTue, Dec 9, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM

Nov
4
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Live Animals with Ranger Eric Powers

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Ranger Eric will display live animals and a variety of animal artifacts.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Book Buddies

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Needlecraft Workshop

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

At our fall needlecraft workshop for children age 9 and up we will work on a continuing project, so [participants must attend all sessions. Preregistration is required in person at the branch; space is limited.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Afternoon Craft Time

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Self-Defense for Girls

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

This two-session program for girls ages 12-18 is presented by the Hit like a Girl Project, founded by Master Barry Cuda Yedwabnick to teach teen girls skills for self-defense, anti-bullying and personal empowerment. All girls must have a release form completed by a parent to participate.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
4
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Sugar Skull Workshop with Margarita Larios

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Use sugar to create your own edible skull, a traditional Day of the Dead treat in Mexico. Materials are limited and available on a first come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Hao Bang Ah, Horse! A Hand Puppet Show

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Enjoy this hand puppet vignettes with Chinese Theatre Works.
For ages 6 to 12.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Tigers, Birds, Insects: Animals Are Lively in Poetry!

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 will hear exciting, beautiful poems about animals and learn from Margot Carpenter and Karen Van Outryve what poetry has to say about them and the world.


Nov
4
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.

For adult speakers of other languages are offered weekly.
Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Halloween Craft

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Halloween isn't over yet! Make a fun craft at this workshop for children in grades 1-6. First come, first served, as supplies are limited.


Nov
4
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Sports Club

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
4
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Knit and Crocheting Club

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
4
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Learn to Crochet

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

ArverneTue, Nov 18, 20145:00PM - 6:30PM
ArverneTue, Nov 25, 20145:00PM - 6:30PM
ArverneTue, Dec 2, 20145:00PM - 6:30PM
ArverneTue, Dec 9, 20145:00PM - 6:30PM
ArverneTue, Dec 16, 20145:00PM - 6:30PM

Nov
4
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Learn To Crochet

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
4
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Dance Aerobics for Adults

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
4
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


Nov
4
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


Nov
4
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Zumba

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
4
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Introduction to Computers

Location: Central Library
Registration: By phone or in person

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


Nov
4
7:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Zumba: Latin Dance Fitness

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 19 openings

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


Nov
4
7:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Small Business Workshop

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 47 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


Nov
5
9:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Create an Email Account

Location: Central Library
Registration: By phone or in person

Learn how to set up your own email account. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are required. Preregistration is required by phone or in person at the Cyber Center Desk. For details, please call 718-990-0769.


Nov
5
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Elder Law, Estate Planning, Trusts, and Asset Protection

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

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


Nov
5
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Job Search Strategies

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

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


Nov
5
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Beginners' Word

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


Nov
5
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


Nov
5
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


Nov
5
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Timeless Tales

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

Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers meet with a Children's Librarian and enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, activities and fun. Preregistration is required.

Central LibraryWed, Nov 12, 201410:30AM - 11:30AM

Nov
5
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Picture Book Story Time

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Children Age 5 and under along with their caregivers will meet with the Children's Librarian for Storytime, fingerplays, and songs.
Just Ring The Bell To Your Left!

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Mobile Device Computer Classes

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Morning Storytime

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

It's story and song time for children ages 18-36 months and their caregivers! Space is limited, so preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to Computers

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

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


Nov
5
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

What Are You Reading?

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Playgroup

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Enjoy fun time for young children at Queens Library at Steinway.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
11:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

Picture Book Storytime

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

South Hollis Computer Class

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

After this workshop, you will be able to begin to take advantage of everything a computer has to offer. Topics include computer terminology, using the mouse and touchpad, basic keyboarding skills and navigating folders, files and programs in a Windows environment.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Basic Computer Classes

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Library staff will teach entry-level skills, including understandings the parts of a computer, what computers are for and computers operate; distinguishing between applications and files; identifying and organizing files; and activating and installing software. Future classes will build upon these skills.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
11:15AM

--to--

11:45AM

Toddler Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Toddler Time is a half hour of songs, stories, fingerplays and movement activities.
age (21/2 – 4)

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
11:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Picture Book Time

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
11:15AM

--to--

11:45AM

iPads for Toddlers

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Toddlers ages 2-4 use educational and music apps on the iPad. A caregiver must attend.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Toddler Time

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Computers for Beginners

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

Learn the basics! No prior computer experience is required.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
11:30AM

--to--

12:15PM

Toddler Time

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-5 accompanied by an adult caregiver join us for 45 minutes of stories, songs, rhymes and puppets to develop pre-reading skills.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
11:30AM

--to--

12:15PM

Toddler Time

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18-35 months hear stories, sing songs, do fingerplays and play movement games in this literacy-enriching program. Space is limited and in-person preregistration is mandatory. Preregistration starts October 1 at 11:30AM and closes when slots are filled. Come early: Tickets will be distributed 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


Nov
5
11:30AM

--to--

1:30PM

Beginning a Business

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
11:30AM

--to--

12:15PM

Toddler Time

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Songs, picture books, fingerplays, rhymes and crafts make a fun program for children ages 1-3 and their caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
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 navigate a computer and begin to take advantage of everything computers have to offer. Topics covered include computer terminology, using the mouse and touchpad, basic keyboarding skills and how to navigate computer folders, files and programs in a Windows environment. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call 718-641-7086. This is an introductory computer class; prior computer skills are not required. Class code CC100


Nov
5
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Storytime

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Preschoolers ages 18 months to 5 years enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, creative movement and music with a parent or other adult caretaker. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
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 songs, stories and a simple craft.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
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


Nov
5
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Fall Storytime

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-4 and their adult caregivers join us for stories, music, fingerplays and a craft.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
1:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Need Health Insurance? We Can Help!

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

English Conversation Class

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Improve your vocabulary, listening and speaking skills. We will talk about holidays, cooking, shopping, family and other topics of interest.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Learn Basic Chinese

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
1:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

This interactive program for children 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 years and their caregivers features storytime, nursery ryhmes and songs.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Toddler Time

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Mahjong Club

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Discussion Group: For Men Only

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Men are invited to call into our program to talk about health, sports, politics and other topics of interest in this weekly discussion group. This is a teleconferenced event open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants must call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Making Fabric Beaded Jewelry

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 12 openings

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Tai Chi for Adults with Lenny Antonucci

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

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


Nov
5
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Stories and Arts and Crafts

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-12 enjoy stories, crafts and age-appropriate music.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
3:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

One-on-One Job Readiness and Computer Assistance

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
3:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Every Wednesday and Thursday from 3-6 PM, we will offer homework help, with our experienced tutor. No registration required but must sign in before receiving homework help to ensure a slot for your child. For ages 6-12.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

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


Nov
5
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

We meet weekly to play chess and learn new chess strategies.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
3:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Homework help is available after school every Wednesday and Thursday, except holidays, until 6:00PM. All students under age 18 are welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Challenge

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Family Movie Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Movies shown are appropriate for all ages.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Comics Club

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Chess Club

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Magic Workshop with Seth Dale

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

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


Nov
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

ProjectArt

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

In this 10-session series, children ages 8-12 will work with a teaching artist to learn the basic elements of design in various media, including painting, collage and drawing. Students will be introduced to notable artists of the past and encouraged to explore their own distinctive styles. The course will conclude with a professional show at a contemporary art gallery. Space is limited and preregistration is required.

CoronaWed, Nov 12, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
CoronaWed, Nov 19, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
CoronaWed, Nov 26, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
CoronaWed, Dec 3, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
CoronaWed, Dec 10, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM

Nov
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Lego Building Club

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Be creative and have fun building with Legos. For children in grades 1 through 6.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Afterschool Read-Aloud

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Join us Wednesdays after school for a story and read-aloud for children in grades K-3.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

BOOST Craft Hour

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 1-6 will enjoy making crafts for all seasons, holidays and just for fun.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Tween Time

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Picture Book Time

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-5 and their caregivers listen to stories, sing songs and enjoy fingerplays.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Introduction to Classical Belly Dance with Noora

Location: Woodside
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 17 openings

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Crafts Time

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children age 3 and up work on craft projects with materials we supply. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
4:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Here's Looking at You!: Wednesday Afternoon Movies

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Movie schedule;
Nov. 5. "The Amazing Spider Man 2"(PG13; 2014)
Nov. 12 "God's Not Dead" (PG; 2014)
Nov. 19. "Casablanca" (NR; 1942)
Dec. 3, "Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas" (PG13; 2013)
Dec. 10. "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" (NA; 1966)
Dec. 17. "The Grace Card" (PG13; 2011)

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
4:15PM

--to--

5:30PM

Typing Practice Lab

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


Nov
5
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

The Making of a Gentleman

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Steering Clear of Stress

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
5:00PM

--to--

6:15PM

Book Discussion and Activity for Girls

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Mrs. Tina will lead a discussion of "The Hundred Dresses" by Eleanor Estes. Before the day of the discussion, participants must read the book and compose a letter to Wanda Petronski, the story's protaganist. The final activity will be to design one dress from Wanda's wardrobe. To preregister, please call the Douglaston/LIttle Neck Community Library. Space is limited.


Nov
5
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Korean Language and Culture

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

On Wednesday afternoons we will be learning about Korean writing, music and more.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
5:15PM

--to--

6:00PM

Creative Writing

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Hatha Yoga With Sandhya Kaurwar

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
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


Nov
5
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Belly Dancing 101: An Introduction

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 36 openings

Belly dancing, also known as "raqs sharqui," is an ancient, mystical and healing dance form. Learn its fundamentals with Cashel Campbell. Preregistration is required for each session at queenslibrary.org/events.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
5:30PM

--to--

7:00PM

Interview Preparation

Location: Corona
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
To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625.


Nov
5
5:45PM

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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


Nov
5
5:45PM

--to--

6:45PM

Job Readiness and Computer Basics with New York Cares

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
6:00PM

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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.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Learn how to create worksheets and perform calculations. 11/5 - Introduction to Microsoft Excel; 11/12 - Calculations and worksheets; 11/19 - Workbooks and layout. Participants should have basic computer skills and are encouraged to attend all three sessions. Preregistration is required in person at the Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning Wednesday, October 29 at 9:00AM.

Central LibraryWed, Nov 12, 20146:00PM - 8:30PM
Central LibraryWed, Nov 19, 20146:00PM - 8:30PM

Nov
5
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Movie Night Wednesday

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

This month's films are: 11/5 - "Chef" (2014); 11/12 - "A Million Ways to Die in the West" (2014); 11/19 - "Tammy" (2014); 11/26- "22 Jump Street" (2014).
All movies are rated R.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Yoga for Adults

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Understanding the Labor Market

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

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


Nov
5
6:30PM

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8:00PM

Step by Step: A College Admissions Workshop

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

New York-based test prep company Bell Curves will provide parents and teens with a better understanding of what to expect in the college admissions jungle and how to prepare for it. This program is made possible by a grant from the Pinkerton Foundation.


Nov
6
10:00AM

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2:00PM

Financial Coaching

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

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


Nov
6
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

How do I use this thing?

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

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


Nov
6
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

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


Nov
6
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Toddler Time

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Toddlers ages 2-3 and their parents or other adult caregivers enjoy fingerplays, songs and stories.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

It's time for stories, songs and fingerplays for children ages 1-2 and their caregivers!

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
11:00AM

--to--

2:00PM

Citizenship Classes

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

Learn everything you need to know about American history, government and culture to pass the citizenship exam. Preregistration is required starting in person at the library or by calling 718-278-4303 starting at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 2.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Intermediate Excel

Location: Seaside
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 8 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


Nov
6
11:15AM

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12:00PM

Toddler Time

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
11:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Play Group

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Toddlers age 18-36 months accompanied by their caregivers listen to music, play with educational toys and make new friends.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
11:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Toddler Time

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
11:30AM

--to--

12:15PM

Circle of Friends

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Preschoolers listen to stories, sing songs and do arts and crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Six Top Causes of Common Health Problems

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

When you notice something amiss — a cough that won’t quit, a pain that won’t subside— you may run right to the computer to look up what could be going on. Before you self-diagnose, hear what our family practitioner, Dr. Reno DiScala, can tell you about most common health problems and symptoms, why they happen and what you should do about them.


Nov
6
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Learn and enjoy nursery rhymes, songs, and fingerplays, and listen to simple stories. For children ages 12 through 24 months, with caregivers. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to Yoga

Location: Maspeth
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 18 openings

Certified yoga instructor Adriana Hastings teaches basic yoga techniques. Participants should wear loose clothing, bring a mat and must preregister for each session.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Toddlers ages 18-36 months 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


Nov
6
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Kickoff to Kindergarten

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

Parents and other caregivers can help children learn the skills they need to be successful before they start kindergarten. During seven weekly sessions, library staff will show parents, caregivers and children how to use games, hands-on activities and stories that help build important language and social skills. Children will receive giveaways, including games and books, at each session. In-preson preregistration with the children’s librarian is required.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Toddlers and their caregivers are invited to join us for play time, stories and songs.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Writing Club

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

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


Nov
6
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Code Camp

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

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


Nov
6
1:30PM

--to--

2:15PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3½ to 5 and their adult caregivers enjoy stories, music, games and other activities.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Classic Movies @ 2:00

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

This month’s movies are: 11/6 - "High Noon" (1952)--Customer suggestion; 11/13 - "Dawn Patrol" (1938); 11/20 - "My Man Godfrey" (1936).

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

Additional Dates


Nov
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. 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


Nov
6
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

St. John's University School of Law Securities Arbitration Clinic: Investor-Education Seminar

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Topics will include common investor problems and scams, tips to avoid being a victim, protecting your investments, types of investments, and tips to keep track of your investments.


Nov
6
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Eat Smart New York

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Cornell Cooperative Extension offers this 8-seesion nutrition course as part of the Eat Smart New York and Emergency Food Assistance Program.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Recovery International

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

If you suffer from anxiety, fear, obsessions, anger, stress or depression, we invite you to attend our free meetings. Recovery International provides a safe and confidential place to get help coping with these issues. All are welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

French for Beginners

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
3:00PM

--to--

3:45PM

Early Reader Time

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

Beginning readers ages 5-7 enjoy books, read-aloud stories and other early literacy activities. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Manners and Etiquette

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

This workshop for tweens and teens ages 10-18 meets Thursdays in November prior to Thanksgiving. Parents are welcome to attend as well.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

City Sticks with Freddy Dugard

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Percussionist Freddy Dugard will introduce various rhythms, beats, musical notes and percussion sounds to teens, who will then perform their newly-learned skills.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Spelling Bee

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Join us for some exciting competition! We will hold two contests, one for grades 3-4 and one for grades 5-6.


Nov
6
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Children's Movie Time

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Tear Apart Thursday

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Jewelry-Making

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

ProjectArt

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

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

Forest HillsThu, Nov 13, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
Forest HillsThu, Nov 20, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
Forest HillsThu, Dec 4, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
Forest HillsThu, Dec 11, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM

Nov
6
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Origami and Paper Engineering: Build a Geodesic Dome with Karen Wellington

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Origami instructor and former math teacher Karen Wellington will demonstrate how to construct a spherical container for storing personal items. 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


Nov
6
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


Nov
6
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

3D Printing Workshop

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Students will learn how to incorporate 3D design principles into 3D printing, use 3D design software to create objects and see a 3D printer in operation. Each participant will also receive a 3D printing manual for practicing newly-learned skills at home.


Nov
6
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen Job Skills

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Teens learn job-hunting skills, resume tips and workplace etiquette.


Nov
6
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Cartooning Workshop

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 3 through 6 learn to draw simple cartoons, step by step. Preregistration is required.


Nov
6
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Nappy's Puppets Presents "Jack and the Beanstalk"

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Anime Club Unleashed

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Enjoy your favorite anime series, epic movies and more in the Teen Room. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll have the time of your life, all in Japanese with English subtitles, of course. Hang out with your friends and enjoy the show! All tween and teens are welcome!

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Job Search Strategies (in Chinese)

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

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


Nov
6
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Challenge your brain with the exciting game of chess! Beginners are welcome; those under age 9 must be accompanied by an adult.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Learn To Play Chess

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen Space: Watercolor Workshop

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

Join us for another session of our watercolor workshop for children ages 9 and up. It is lead by our talented volunteer, Mr. Gamer. Preregistration is required.


Nov
6
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


Nov
6
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


Nov
6
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Kids Club

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

DIY Buttons

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Teens and tweens design and make their own buttons. Supplies are limited; first come, first served.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
5:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

College and Career Fair

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

Many colleges, universities and trade schools will be represented. There will be a panel discussion, information on financial aid and even raffles and giveaways. See you there!

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Zumba

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

This aerobic exercise class for adults uses dance moves to keep you fit. Wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes. 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


Nov
6
5:30PM

--to--

6:45PM

Scrabble Game Day

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
5:30PM

--to--

7:00PM

Cash Poor or College: The Essential Guide to College Admissions

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 openings

Diane M. Warmsley, a former college admissions director, brings 35 years of experience to this workshop on college admissions. She will address issues such as why college matters and how to devise a winning college-bound strategy for the teen years.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
5:45PM

--to--

6:45PM

Yoga for Adults with Dorothy Ng

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Total Body Fitness for Adults

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Introduction to Tai Chi with Kevin M. Sullivan

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Instructor Kevin M. Sullivan teaches participants a gentle form of martial arts often referred to as "meditation in motion." 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


Nov
6
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Tech Thursdays

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 7-12 will learn different computer skills on Thursday afternoons, including typing, MS Word, PowerPoint and more.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Conquer Your Fear of Public Speaking with Robin Richie

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Gain the tools you need to become an engaging, highly effective and memorable public speaker. Whether you are a high school senior, college student or seasoned professional in the workplace who simply wishes to become more confident, this workshop will help you comfortably achieve excellence when giving oral presentations. Robin Richie is an independent cable television producer and on-air host.


Nov
6
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Getting More From Google Accounts

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

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


Nov
6
6:30PM

--to--

8:30PM

Open Mic Night with Performance Poets Association

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

Autumn Fiction-Writing Series

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

In anticipation of National Novel-Writing Month, this 5-session course, taught by Rachel Altizio, will focus on providing writers with the tools and motivation required for creating longer fiction.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
8:00PM

--to--

9:00PM

Women in History: After Hours Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Nov
7
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Queens Memory in Sunnyside

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

This program takes place at the Sunnyside Community Services Center (43-31 39 Street). Share your Queens memories and get those family photos digitized for free! Each week, Queens Memory staff will scan your photographs, postcards and other memorabilia and save them to a thumb drive you can take home. Bring materials and stories that relate to the theme of the week, or come to learn something new about your neighborhood!

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

Additional Dates


Nov
7
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Sing Along with Rich

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Sing your old-time favorite tunes with Richard Kagan in this is a teleconferenced event open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants must call 718-464-0084 to obtain access numbers.


Nov
7
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Networking

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 12 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 718-990-8625.


Nov
7
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


Nov
7
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Intro to Computers (In Spanish)

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

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


Nov
7
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


Nov
7
11:00AM

--to--

6:00PM

Driver Safety

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
7
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


Nov
7
11:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children age 18 months to 3 years and their caregivers are invited for stories, songs, fingerplays and crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
7
11:30AM

--to--

12:15PM

Stretch and Flex Yoga for Adults

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

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

Douglaston/Little NeckFri, Nov 21, 201411:30AM - 12:15PM
Douglaston/Little NeckFri, Nov 28, 201411:30AM - 12:15PM

Nov
7
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Introduction to Computers

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
7
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
7
1:15PM

--to--

1:45PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Infants and toddlers and their caregivers join us for rhymes, songs and stories.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
7
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Bring your supplies and make new friends!

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

Additional Dates


Nov
7
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Make a Mask

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Nov
7
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Game Day

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 1-6 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


Nov
7
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Chess Club

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
7
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Friday Afternoon Arts and Crafts

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

School-age children are invited to create a different arts and crafts project each week starting at 4:00PM.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
7
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

Lego Builders

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

Build structures from the library’s Lego blocks, then visit throughout the month to see them on display! Children must be age 6 or older to participate. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
7
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

The Mr. Chris Musical Experience

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Learning is fun when fun is learning. It’s time to think and get your brain wheels turning. Check out the show you just can’t miss: A Musical Experience with Mr. Chris! Children ages 6-12 will enjoy movement, storytelling, puppetry, comedy and hip hop musical theater.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
7
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

Board Game Time

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
7
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Rainbow Reading

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

At this program for children in grades 1-3, participants will be briefly introduced to the biography of an author, his or her books, and a story or excerpt read aloud.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
7
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Teen Happy Hour

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Hang out with friends and play Xbox or Nintendo Wii and board and card games. All teens and tweens are welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
7
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Holiday Art Show Opening Reception

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

At the opening reception of this special holiday retrospective art show, you can view the six new pieces of art to be on display in November and December and meet the six past, current and future artists-in-residence whose work has graced the walls of the library. Refreshments will be served. This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Douglaston/Little Neck Community Library.


Nov
7
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

TGIF Games

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
7
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Movie Day

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

Every Friday in November is movie day for children, when we feature fall-themed films. Seating 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


Nov
7
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Movie Night

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Join us for "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2," rated G! Light snacks will be provided and you may also bring your own.


Nov
7
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Crafternoons

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

Children ages 6-12 do craft projects. 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


Nov
7
4:30PM

--to--

5:15PM

Spelling Bee

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 3, 4 and 5 compete to see who can correctly spell the most words.


Nov
7
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Chess Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Children age 8 and up learn the art of chess.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
7
5:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

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

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Sessions are in English and include a workshop and basic civics education. 11 /7: Are you ready to be a U.S. citizen?/Introduction to American history; 11/14: Required documents and more/Introduction to American government and politics; 11/21: Common barriers to naturalization/American culture and geography; 11/28: Naturalization interview and beyond/Review of 100 questions.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
7
6:00PM

--to--

6:45PM

Karaoke Dreams

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Recover from a long week of studies, and two hours of gaming, with favorite melodies sung via YouTube, microphones and a song list created by and for teens! Sing solo, sing duets or just come to listen and enjoy the talent that surrounds you!


Nov
8
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.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Learn how to create a document and work with tables. 11/8 - Introduction to Microsoft Word; 11/15 - Creating and saving documents; 11/22 - Working with tables and printing. Participants should have basic computer skills and are encouraged to attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning Saturday, November 1 at 9:00AM.

FlushingSat, Nov 15, 20149:30AM - 12:00PM
FlushingSat, Nov 22, 20149:30AM - 12:00PM

Nov
8
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners Word

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

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


Nov
8
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Business Operations and Management - Start Up-Business Plan Competition

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Business is more than an idea! Learn how you can run a successful business. Part of the 9th Annual Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
8
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


Nov
8
12:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Third Annual Women's Health Community Conference

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

The Third Annual Women's Health Community Conference will be held at Peninsula Preparatory Academy Charter School, 611 Beach 19 Street, Far Rockaway. The aganda will include: Keeping Your Heart Strong; HIV 101; Cancer Prevention: How to Lower Your Risk; and Stress: Life After Sandy. Light refreshments will be served and all are welcome.


Nov
8
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Chinese Choirs Across America

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The Voice of Love Chorus of Los Angeles and the Hai-Tien Chorus of New York present a joint concert of vocal music. *In Auditorium, Lower Level*


Nov
8
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Introduction to Computers (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. 11/8 - Introduction to the computer; 11/15 - Navigating the Internet; 11/22 - Creating your own email account. Participants are encouraged to attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Reference Desk beginning Saturday, November 1 at 10:00AM.

Langston HughesSat, Nov 15, 20142:00PM - 4:30PM
Langston HughesSat, Nov 22, 20142:00PM - 4:30PM

Nov
8
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Rap It Out!

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Kids ages 9-12 will use a rap beat provided to them in order to rap about their favorite book.


Nov
8
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Beginners Excel

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 2 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


Nov
8
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

The Singing Violins, Featuring Claremont Strings and Ensembles

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

This violin trio plays beautiful opera and operetta melodies from the works of Mozart, Bizet, Puccini, Lehar and Strauss, and also some familiar show tunes.


Nov
8
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Movie Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Today's feature is "Hope Springs" (2012), rated PG-13 and starring Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones and Steve Carell.


Nov
8
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

The Chatham Chamber Ensemble

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

The Chatham Chamber Ensemble, a woodwind trio, performs a program entitled "Diversions, Desires, and Despairs: Three Centuries of Musical Emotions."


Nov
8
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Chota Madre Presents Afro-Ecuadorian Bomba

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Chota Madre celebrates the history and heritage of Ecuador, performing bomba music from Ecuador's upper Chota River valley.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
8
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Healthy Relationships Part 2: Loving Yourself

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

Acoustic music will follow a discussion on suicide, alcohol and substance abuse. Speakers will include Acharya Arun Gossai of Chinmaya Mission of New York, Annan Boodram of "The Caribbean Voice," Chitra Singh of Rajkumari Cultural Center and Devanand Das of the Prem Bhakti Mandir Youth Group. All are welcome.


Nov
9
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Open Mic for Poets

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Take the stage and read a favorite poem: your own or one by someone else. Our featured reader this month is Christine Chia, author of "The Law of Second Marriages" and "Separation: a History."


Nov
9
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

Sweet Sounds of the Great Pianists: Basie, Ellington, Brubeck and More

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The Ken Simon Quartet brings the sounds of America's great pianist center stage in this performance and discussion of the music they made great. Hear the music of Count Basie, Erroll Garner, Duke Ellington, Bill Evans, Dave Brubeck and McCoy Tyner.


Nov
10
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to the Internet

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

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


Nov
10
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Online Job Applications

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

In this workshop, you will begin to navigate online job applications swiftly and efficiently by learning: how to register and build an employment profile on a job site; how to apply to online job postings; and how to upload your resume to an online application. Basic computer skills and an email account are required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center. Basic computer skills are required. Class Code: JR160.


Nov
10
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Email

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
10
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


Nov
10
11:00AM

--to--

2:00PM

Defensive Driving

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This class is offered by AARP.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
10
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

JobMap Orientation

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

JobMap is Queens Library’s online tool that provides customized recommendations for job-search help and computer training. Learn how to use it to preregister for job-search workshops and computer-training classes, store your resumes and cover letters online and get your resume reviewed online. For more information, call 718-634-4784 or visit Arverne Library for more information.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
10
11:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Music

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Toddlers learn about music, listen to music and make their own music, then do a simple craft. A caregiver must attend with each child.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
10
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

English Conversation Classes

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
10
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

What You Need to Know about Diabetes

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. Learn about the prevention and management of the disease in this program presented by the Janet and John Raggio Nephrology Institute of North Shore LIJ Health System.


Nov
10
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


Nov
10
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Job Search Strategies

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

Prepare yourself to start a successful job search! Participants will learn: About general and career-specific websites; How to safely find and apply for jobs online including: how to create an account at a major job search website; how to post your resume online; how to email a resume; appropriate ways to follow up after applying online. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, please visit Arverne Library or call 718-634-4784. Class Code: JR190


Nov
10
1:30PM

--to--

2:45PM

Flo Michaels Performs the Greatest Hits of Jazz

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Hear an array of jazz standards by legends like Nat King Cole, Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington, George Gershwin and others.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
10
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Create Your Own Jewelry Box: A Crafts Workshop for Adults

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 openings

Phyllis Ger teaches you how to create your own beautiful jewelry box in different shapes from materials you might have discarded!


Nov
10
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

This month we will discuss the "Falling Leaves: The Memoir of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter" by Adeline Yen Mah.


Nov
10
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Lois Bruno: Broadway Bound

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

Lois Bruno sings old and new Broadway favorites from "Cabaret," "Phantom of the Opera," "Cats," "South Pacific" and more.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen Advisory Board

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

If you enjoy coming to the Teen Space and want to help make it better, come to our monthly meeting! We will discuss potential programs, issues, books and other important topics. Teens in in grades 7-12 are welcome.


Nov
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Guided Meditation

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

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


Nov
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Lego Club

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

Have fun making some delightful Lego creations at this program for age 7 and up. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
10
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Getting Involved in Your Child's Education (in Korean)

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

In this workshop you will learn why teacher conferences are important, why parents should attend PTA meetings and why you should discuss your child’s school day and homework with him or her daily.


Nov
10
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Act Out!

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Tweens ages 8-12 will learn about acting and stage mini-performances.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
10
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Introduction to Yoga

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

Certified yoga instructor Adriana Hastings teaches basic yoga techniques. Participants should wear loose clothing, bring a mat and must preregister for each session.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
10
5:45PM

--to--

6:45PM

Introduction to Martial Arts

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Participants will experience the wonders of the martial arts in these introductory classes.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
10
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Introduction to Classical Belly Dance with Noora

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 18 openings

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
10
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

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


Nov
12
9:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Internet for Beginners

Location: Central Library
Registration: By phone or in person

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


Nov
12
10:00AM

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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


Nov
12
10:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Beginners' Sewing Circle for Women (in Bengali)

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
12
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mistake Free Interviewing

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

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


Nov
12
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Resumes and Cover Letters

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

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


Nov
12
11:00AM

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12:30PM

You Be the Judge

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
12
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Infants ages 9-16 months listen to stories, sing nursery rhymes and do fingerplays. Space is limited. The first 15 children and their caregivers will be admitted.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
12
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

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

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

SunnysideWed, Nov 19, 201411:30AM - 12:00PM
SunnysideWed, Nov 26, 201411:30AM - 12:00PM
SunnysideWed, Dec 3, 201411:30AM - 12:00PM
SunnysideWed, Dec 10, 201411:30AM - 12:00PM
SunnysideWed, Dec 17, 201411:30AM - 12:00PM

Nov
12
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Beginners Word

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 9 openings

Make your documents stand out with Microsoft Word. In this beginners class, you will learn how to create and save Word documents; format and edit text; copy, cut, and paste items; and use the basic functions and commands of Word. Basic computer skills required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call 718-641-7086. Class code: CC170


Nov
12
12:15PM

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1:00PM

Pre-K Storytime

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

Join us for books, songs and movement for children ages 3-5 accompanied by an adult. Preregister Wednesday, October 1, at 12:15PM at the library.

CoronaWed, Nov 19, 201412:15PM - 1:00PM
CoronaWed, Nov 26, 201412:15PM - 1:00PM
CoronaWed, Dec 3, 201412:15PM - 1:00PM
CoronaWed, Dec 10, 201412:15PM - 1:00PM

Nov
12
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Russian Bard Boris Aronson in Concert

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

In this intimate afternoon of music, native Muscovite Boris Aronson will delight you with bard songs: those poetic, unofficial songs that were an alternative to the sanctioned Soviet music of the time.


Nov
12
2:00PM

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3:45PM

Never Again: What We Have and Haven't Learned since the Holocaust

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Tracy Garrison-Feinberg, director of the Claire Friedlander Education Institute at the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center in Glen Cove, will discuss continued examples of intolerance since the end of World War II, looking at extremism in the United States and beyond. She will focus in particular on recent local examples of intolerance, including the resurgence of the Klan in eastern Long Island and the murder of Marcelo Lucero. A guided tour of the exhibit When Humanity Fails will follow.


Nov
12
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Movie Screening:

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

"Million Dollar Arm" (2014), rated PG, is based on the true story of a sports agent trying to save his career by teaching cricket players from India to play professional baseball.


Nov
12
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


Nov
12
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Arts and Crafts and Storytime

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-12 enjoy picture books, work on craft activities and listen to age-appropriate music.


Nov
12
3:00PM

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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 "Million Dollar Arm" (2014), rated PG.


Nov
12
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


Nov
12
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Kidney Support Group

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Adults share their experiences with kidney disease and discuss how to improve their well-being.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
12
3:15PM

--to--

4:00PM

What Is HPV?

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

Many teens and young adults are unaware of this infection and how it is transmitted. A medical doctor will lead a discussion to provide factual and accurate information about HPV.


Nov
12
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Read to a Dog

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
12
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Thanksgiving Centerpiece with Yvette Powell

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

Learn how to combine silk flowers to create a beautiful Thanksgiving centerpiece.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
12
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Sewing Classes

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

In this two-part sewing class for beginners, teens will learn how to sew their own mug rugs.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
12
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

Meet Kalliope Barlis, Author of "Play Golf Better Faster"

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Former professional golfer Kalliope Barlis discusses her book "Play Golf Better Faster," a guide full of practical steps to dramatically improve your game, be you pro, experienced or novice.


Nov
12
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Smart Smartphone Use

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

In part 1, teens will learn how to download Queens Library's e-material applications for Apple and Android to their devices and upload the materials in a user-friendly environment. In part 2, teens will learn how to add to Apple iOS and Android devices New York museum apps such as the "New York Museum Guide," "Dinosaurs: American Museum of Natural History Collection" and Metropolitan Museum of Art and MoMA apps.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
12
5:30PM

--to--

7:00PM

Skills Identification

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

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


Nov
12
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Identifying Your Work Skills

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

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


Nov
12
7:00PM

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8:30PM

Ying Dance Center Presents Harvest in Golden Season

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Ying Dance Center, led by Beijing Dance Academy graduate Xia Ying, provides professional training in Chinese dance and ballet. Xia Ying, teachers and students of the center will display their dedication and understanding of the art of dance in this performance by various age groups. *In Auditorium, Lower Level*


Nov
13
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

LinkedIn

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


Nov
13
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


Nov
13
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


Nov
13
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers

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

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


Nov
13
12:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Friends of East Elmhurst Pre-Thanksgiving Flea Market Fundraiser

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Our pre-Thanksgiving flea market is a fundraiser to purchase books and other resources for the library. We urgently need your donations of medium to small new and useful items to sell at it. You will also enjoy fellowshipping with other Friends of the Library.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
13
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


Nov
13
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Beginners Word

Location: Seaside
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 or call 718-634-1876. Class code: CC170


Nov
13
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


Nov
13
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


Nov
13
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Mitch Kahn Sings Academy Award-Winning Songs

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
13
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Craft Time

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
13
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Craft Time

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
13
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Family Film

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

We screen films appropriate for family viewing. All ages welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
13
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

The Diversity of Muslim Art with Children's Museum of Manhattan

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children will engage in an in-depth exploration of the shapes, patterns, materials and environments found in a striking selection of mosques from around the world and will create their own projects inspired by design and structural elements found in Muslim architecture.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
13
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

A Tribute to the Big Band Era with Bob Stewart

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Bob Stewart celebrates music of the big band era with such memorable selections as "Ain't Misbehavin'," "Night and Day," "As Time Goes By," "How Do You Keep the Music Playing?" and more.


Nov
13
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Pounds Fitness

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

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


Nov
13
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Skills Identification (In Chinese)

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

In this competitive job market, it is vitally important not only to know your job skills, but to be able to market those skills to potential employers during a job search. This workshop will show you how to do that. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org.
For more information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR110


Nov
13
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Movies at the Library

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Missed it in the theaters? Watch it in the library! 11/13 - "Ratatouille," rated G; 11/18 - "Edge of Tomorrow," rated PG-13; 11/25 - "Maleficent," rated PG.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
13
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


Nov
13
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Values (in Spanish)

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

The program is presented in collaboration with ACQC. All are welcome.


Nov
13
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


Nov
13
5:30PM

--to--

7:00PM

Night Book Club

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "The Road" by Cormac McCarthy.


Nov
13
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Zumba: Latin Dance Fitness

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
13
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Zumba: Latin Dance Fitness

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
13
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Introduction to coding with Treehouse

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

Treehouse is an online learning platform that allows users to access 1000+ video tutorials, quizzes, and code challenges created by expert teachers. Students can learn to code in languages like Objective-C, HTML, CSS, PHP, Ruby, JavaScript and SQL. Basic computer skills are required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class Code: CC310


Nov
13
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


Nov
13
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Ebola Virus

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Informative about the Ebola virus will be presented by a physician and followed by a question-and-answer session.


Nov
14
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Preventing Falls

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Registered nurse Kathy Moran leads a discussion for seniors on how to prevent falls. This is a teleconference event open to older adults and the homebound. First-time callers should preregister at 718-464-0084.


Nov
14
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Intermediate Word

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

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


Nov
14
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Internet (In Spanish)

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

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


Nov
14
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
14
11:30AM

--to--

12:15PM

Toddler Story and Activity Time

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2 to 3 1/2 years, with caregivers, enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and a simple craft or coloring activity. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
14
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Toddler Learning Center

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Play and learn with your child in this five-session workshop for toddlers and their adult caregivers that includes toys, games, puzzles and other activities specially selected to enhance a toddler's educational and physical development. Child-develpment specialists will be available to talk to parents and caregivers about the special concerns of child-rearing.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
14
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Movie Fridays

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Watch the latest and hottest releases at the library! Today's feature is
"Divergent."


Nov
14
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

Romance on Broadway, Featuring the Claremont Strings and Ensembles

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This trio of violins performs a program of favorite melodies from Broadway, such as Gershwin's "Strike Up the Band," Rogers and Hart's "Blue Moon," Rogers and Hammerstein's "South Pacific" and more, with additional selections from contemporary musicals, including "Les Miserables" and "Phantom of the Opera."


Nov
14
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Drum Workshop

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Make some noise in this hands-on drum and percussion workshop with professional musician Tony Genovese!


Nov
14
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

English Conversation Club

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
14
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Kids Can Cook, Too!

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
14
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Kids Can Cook, Too!

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
14
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Spelling Bee

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Calling all great spellers in grades 3-6! Participate in our spelling bee and have a chance to win prizes!


Nov
14
4:00PM

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4:45PM

Book Buddies

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Children ages 4-8 pair up with tweens for interactive reading.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
14
4:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Matinecock Native Americans of Little Neck and Eastern Queens

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 32 openings

Explore the legacy of the Matinecock Native Americans of Little Neck and Eastern Queens. Author and Historian Jason D. Antos will host a screening of "The Lost Spirits," a documentary about the ancient Native American cemetery that was once located on Northern Boulevard in Little Neck and the descendants who still live in the area. A slide show featuring rarely seen images of the cemetery will follow. Light refreshments will be served. Seating is limited.


Nov
14
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

The Mr. Chris Musical Experience

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Learning is fun when fun is learning. It’s time to think and get your brain wheels turning. Check out the show you just can’t miss: A Musical Experience with Mr. Chris! Children ages 6-12 will enjoy movement, storytelling, comedy and hip hop musical theater.


Nov
14
4:00PM

--to--

5:45PM

Movie Matinee

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

In "Wreck It Ralph," rated PG, Ralph is tired of being the bad guy in the arcade and longs to show others his kind heart. But when some bad guys show up in the arcade, will Ralph's bad-guy tendencies come in handy?


Nov
14
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Game Day

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

All ages are invited to join us to play one of our many board games.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
14
5:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Movie Matinee

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Kids in grades K and up are invited to watch "Ratatouille," rated G, an animated classic about a rat in a kitchen.


Nov
15
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Intermediate Word

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


Nov
15
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Creative Sales and Marketing Strategies - Start Up-Business Plan Competition

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Without sales, you don't have a business. These tried and true strategies will help you to start making money. Part of the 9th Annual Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
15
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


Nov
15
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Immigrant Affairs Meeting

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

The Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs has launched an immigrant community listening tour and wants to hear from you. Representatives of the Mayor's Office and of community service organization Forestdale Inc. will be present to hear your opinions, explain your rights and talk about NYC programs and services available to you. This is a safe and confidential forum where you can discuss issues that affect you with representatives who work for you. For more information, please call 718-263-0740


Nov
15
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Classical Acoustic Guitar Concert with Nylon Wound

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Nylon Wound, established in 2002, combines the artistry of Gregory Askins and Joseph Parisi and performs original compositions and arrangements for two guitars in addition to the standard guitar repertory.


Nov
15
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Intermediate Excel

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

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


Nov
15
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

A Melodious Kaleidoscope: Flute Trios by Martinu, Liebermann and Francaix

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

The Seurat Trio explores the repertoire of Martinu, Liebermann and Francaix through the disparate sounds of the flute, cello and piano.


Nov
15
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Celebrate Thanksgiving with Artist Catherine Lau (in Chinese and English)

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Our artist demonstrates the amazing and beautiful Chinese art of making figures from dough, and participants will make and keep a charming and fun turkey figurine of their own. Materials are limited; first come, first served.


Nov
15
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

How Do You Take Care of a Person with a Memory Problem? (in Mandarin Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
15
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Piedmont Bluz

Location: Sunnyside
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.


Nov
16
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

2014 Autumn Kunqu and Peking Opera Performance: Classical Beauties

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Kunqu Society artists Mr. Dezhang Wu, Mr. Min Cheng, and outstanding Peking Opera artists Mr. Jingtao Zhang, Ms. Yingchun Li and Ms. Julia Wang, will perform with students of the Kunqu Workshop and well known musicians. Together they will present two Kunqu plays "An Interrupted Dream," "A Banquet for Two," and one Peking Opera "The Broken Bridge." *In Auditorium, Lower Level*


Nov
16
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Film Screening and Discussion: "Awake Zion"

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

This enlightening documentary explores the surprising connections among Rasta, reggae and Judaism through one woman's beat-laden adventure into the meaning of identity. "Awake Zion" unites Jewish and Jamaican musicians, scholars and historians in a celebration of roots and culture. Filmmaker and director Monica Haim will lead a discussion about the film after the screening.


Nov
17
9:00AM

--to--

4:00PM

Affordable Care Act: Insurance Enrollment

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

New York’s official Health Plan Marketplace is up and running! You and your family can shop, compare plans and enroll in health coverage that fits your budget. A Certified Navigator is ready to assist you in the enrollment process.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
17
10:00AM

--to--

4:00PM

Defensive Driving

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
17
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Email

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

In this introductory workshop, you will learn: how to create an email account, how to log on, how to navigate your email account, how to send and receive email messages, and how to attach documents. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-9908625. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code: CC120


Nov
17
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Resumes

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 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.


Nov
17
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Skills Identification

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

In this competitive job market, it is important to know your job skills as well as be able to market these skills to potential employers. In this workshop, you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills and become aware of the most sought job skills. To preregister, visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information please call 718-634-4784. Class code JR110


Nov
17
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


Nov
17
1:00PM

--to--

2:15PM

Bob Stewart Sings the Great American Songbook

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Bob Stewart performs music by some of the great composers of the 20th century, including selections by Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Rodgers and Hart and others.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
17
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Movie

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore reunite with "Wedding Singer" director Frank Coraci in "Blended" (2014), rated PG-13, a Warner Brothers romantic comedy about a terrible blind date that segues into a nightmare family vacation.


Nov
17
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Resume Workshop

Location: Arverne
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 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 Arverne Library or call 718-634-4784.


Nov
17
2:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

International Film Screening and Discussion

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

In the award-winning "Tanta Agua" (in Spanish with English subtitles), directed by Ana Guevara and Leticia Jorge, divorced Montevideo father Alfredo takes his two children, 14-year-old Lucia and 10-year-old Federico, on vacation. But bad weather and Lucía’s adolescent rebellion clashes with her father’s enthusiastic efforts for quality family time.


Nov
17
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Movie Matinee

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

"Million Dollar Arm" (2014), rated PG, is based on the true story of a sports agent trying to save his career by teaching cricket players from India to play professional baseball.


Nov
17
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Monday Movies

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
17
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Teen Actors' Studio

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

Polish your acting techniques, learn how the pros prepare for Broadway shows and discover your stage voice in this 4-session course made possible by a grant from Bain Capital, LLC.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
17
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Science of Sight

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Participants will conduct science experiments that demonstrate the properties of light waves, optics, the color spectrum, and the lenses. Please contact your Local Queens Library to inquire about more STEAM week activities or check online at www.queeenslibrary.org For children ages 7 to 12.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
17
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Steer Clear of Stress

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Representatives of Visiting Nurse Service of New York will discuss techniques for dealing with everyday stress.


Nov
17
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

How to Start and Run a Small Business (in Mandarin Chinese)

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

In this workshop in Mandarin Chinese you will learn helpful tips for turning a hobby or skill into a business and find out about free resources to help you plan a business.


Nov
17
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Funding College

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

This presentation covers the basics of financial aid for college-bound students, especially those from New York. Participants will learn about loans, grants and scholarships, including distinctions between them and eligibility for them, and will find out how to begin the financial aid process through submission of a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Parents are also welcome.


Nov
17
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


Nov
17
6:00PM

--to--

7:45PM

Open Mic Night

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Poets, writers, musicians, comedians, orators and everyone else are invited to share their talents every third Monday of the month at 6:00 PM. Share your talent!

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

Additional Dates


Nov
17
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

An Autumn Musical Evening with Motown on Broadway Star N'Kenge

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Currently appearing on Broadway as Mary Wells in “Motown the Musical,” N'Kenge is one of the most versatile new performers in the world of popular and classical music. She has appeared at the White House and the United Nations, has taken lead roles in operas by composers ranging from Mozart to Puccini and has given more than 100 solo recitals around the world.


Nov
17
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

Meditation with Jim Rose: Experiencing the Love Within

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

In this engaging workshop, you will practice the technique of “going within,” learn how to befriend the mind to enable better meditation and find out how to fit meditation into a busy life. *In IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor*


Nov
17
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

QL International Resource Center Presents a Shamisen Explosion

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Three funky ladies from Japan will perform traditional and contemporary music, including band-style pop music, on the shamisen, or Japanese banjo. Widespread from the 17th to the mid-19th centuries as an accompaniment to folk songs and narrative music, the shamisen has had a renaissance among young Japanese as an accompaniment to modern pop. In Auditorium, Lower Level


Nov
18
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Email

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

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


Nov
18
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Microsoft Word for Beginners

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

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


Nov
18
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Fun with Food: Art Workshops for Preschoolers with Paula Vergara

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.

Teaching artist Paula Vergara will demonstrate to parents strategies to promote creativity and learning with their child in this program for children ages 3-5 and their parent or caregiver. Space is limited and preregistration is required.

CoronaTue, Nov 25, 201410:30AM - 11:30AM
CoronaTue, Dec 2, 201410:30AM - 11:30AM
CoronaTue, Dec 9, 201410:30AM - 11:30AM

Nov
18
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Computers for Beginners

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

No prior computer knowledge is required for these introductory classes.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
18
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to Email

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Learn how to create and navigate an email account, log on, send and receive email messages and attach documents. Participants must have basic computer skills. Preregistration and a valid Queens Library card are required.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
18
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Identifying Your Work Skills

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

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


Nov
18
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Personal Branding Online

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

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


Nov
18
2:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Driving Class

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

This AARP class is recommended for seniors who wish to reduce their insurance rates.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
18
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Bingo

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We're playing bingo, and you can join in from home. This is a teleconferenced event open to older adults and the homebound. Call 718-464-0084 for bingo cards, chips and access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
18
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

Silver Screen Gems

Location: Maspeth
Registration: Not required

Lois Bruno pays tribute to wonderful songs from movies, including “As Time Goes By” from “Casablanca,” “Moon River” from “Breakfast at Tiffany's,” and “The Man That Got Away” from “A Star Is Born.”


Nov
18
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Tai Chi for Adults with Lenny Antonucci

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
18
2:30PM

--to--

4:45PM

Movie Screening

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

We will be screening "A Most Wanted Man," starring Philip Seymour Hoffman,
rated R.


Nov
18
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Thanksgiving Story and Craft

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Enjoy a story and do a simple craft project to celebrate Thanksgiving in this program for children ages 3-5 with caregivers. Preregistration is required.


Nov
18
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Rainforest Butterflies with Steve Fratello

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Steve Fratello provides a glimpse into the tremendous beauty and variety of the butterfly world, and the natural world in general, using displays of tropical rainforest butterflies collected during expeditions to Peru, Costa Rica and Guyana. Please contact your Local Queens Library to inquire about more STEAM week activities or check online at www.queeenslibrary.org 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


Nov
18
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Lego Building Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Nov
18
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

The Science of Sight

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Children ages 7-12 will conduct experiments demonstrating properties of light waves, the color spectrum, lenses and optics in general. Contact your local Queens library to inquire about more STEAM week activities, or check online at www.queeenslibrary.org.


Nov
18
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Theater Workshop for Teens

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics of acting in this interactive acting workshop. This workshop will include scene work, improvisation, theater games and more.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
18
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Blast

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
18
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Resumes and Cover Letters

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

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


Nov
18
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Introduction to PowerPoint

Location: Central Library
Registration: By phone or in person

In this two-session workshop, participants will learn how to create a slide show, add photos and images and create handouts. Basic computer skills are required. Preregister by phone or in person at the Cyber Center desk on Tuesday evenings. For details, please call 718-990-0769.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
18
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Zumba: Dance for Your Health

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
19
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Resumes and Cover Letters

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

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


Nov
19
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Treehouse

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


Nov
19
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

The Poet in You

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Tap into your natural ability to enjoy and create original poetry in this teleconferenced discussion group. First-time callers must call Mail a Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
19
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to Excel

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

Learn the basics of this spreadsheet program. Space is limited; preregistration is required.


Nov
19
11:00AM

--to--

12:45PM

Computers for Beginners

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 8 openings

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


Nov
19
11:30AM

--to--

1:30PM

Central Library Book Club

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

From the acclaimed author Dinaw Mengestu, a recipient of the 2012 MacArthur Foundation genius grant, comes "All Our Names," the story of two young men who come of age during an African revolution and are drawn from the safe confines of their university campus into the intensifying clamor of the streets outside. Pick up a copy of the book at the Reference Desk and join us to share your thoughts!


Nov
19
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Beginners PowerPoint

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 9 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


Nov
19
1:30PM

--to--

2:45PM

Here's to the Crooners, with Bob Stewart

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Vocalist Bob Stewart performs memorable songs by some of the greatest crooners, including Frank Sinatra, Perry Como, Mel Tormé and others.


Nov
19
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

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


Nov
19
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


Nov
19
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Divas of Broadway and Opera

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

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


Nov
19
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We will discuss " The Round House," a novel by Louise Erdrich.


Nov
19
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


Nov
19
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Join us for a lively discussion of "Interestings" by Meg Wolitzer.


Nov
19
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Computer Basics for Older Adults

Location: Central Library
Registration: By phone or in person

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
19
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

Health Chat for Seniors: Vitamins and Minerals

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This month's Wednesday health topic for older adults, presented by Naturally Occurring Retirement Community Without Walls (NORC WOW), is a discussion on the use of vitamins and minerals for good health. Blood pressure screenings will be available from 1:30-1:45PM.


Nov
19
3:00PM

--to--

3:45PM

An Arts and Crafts Afternoon

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

We offer simple and seasonal arts and crafts activities for kids age 6 and up. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
19
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


Nov
19
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

A Celebration of National Family Caregivers Month

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Several presenters will provide information about programs and resources available to caregivers to help them carry out their role. Presenters include Jonah Okun of The Caregiver Space; registered art therapist Elizabeth Gronke; Jennifer Rutberg, MSW of United Hospital Fund's Next Step in Care; and Yungae Yook, LMSW, of the Alzheimer's Association New York City Chapter.


Nov
19
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

How to Start and Run a Small Business

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

In this workshop attendees will learn helpful tips for turning a hobby or skills into a business, and where to obtain free resources to help them plan a business.


Nov
19
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

There's arts and crafts fun for children ages 6-12.


Nov
19
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Meditation: A Spiritual Solution to Stress, Anger and Conflict

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

In this interactive program, long-time meditator Jim Rose will engage you with a series of exercises designed to show how meditation can be a powerful tool for dealing with stress, anger and conflict.


Nov
19
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "The Last Runaway" by Tracy Chevalier.


Nov
19
5:30PM

--to--

7:00PM

Interview Preparation

Location: Corona
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
To register, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625.


Nov
19
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Resumes and Cover Letters

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

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


Nov
20
9:00AM

--to--

10:00AM

Home Health Aide Information Session

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Queens Library is offering a program to certify home health aides. For more information call the Arverne Library. Registration is not required.


Nov
20
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Facebook

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


Nov
20
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Diabetes Prevention, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Dr. Siu Ling Ma, MD, of New York Hospital Queens, will discuss the steps leading to a diagnosis of diabetes and the importance of early detection and treatment. In her practice, Dr. Ma specializes in the treatment of this widespread and serious, but often neglected, disease.


Nov
20
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


Nov
20
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Facebook

Location: Seaside
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 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. Class code CC130.


Nov
20
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


Nov
20
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Beginners PowerPoint

Location: Seaside
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. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills are required. Class Code: CC190


Nov
20
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


Nov
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


Nov
20
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

This month's selection for our book discussion group for adults is "The Art of Racing in the Rain" by Garth Stein.


Nov
20
4:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Free Legal Services

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

If you are 15-33 years old, you may be eligible for free immigration services, including counseling on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA), U.S. Citizenship, Permanent Residence and other types of special immigration status. Come to this program to learn more.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
20
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Community Art Project with Materials for the Arts

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Teaching artists bring a variety of sustainable materials to your library which will be used to create a great art projects. Open to children and their families.


Nov
20
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Animal Celebration

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

At this literacy program for families, there will be small group readings, a literacy activity, an arts and crafts project and light snacks.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
20
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Meditation for Healthy Living

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Dr. Frank Pawlowski shares a simple meditation technique that can melt away stress and be a powerful addition to a healthy living regimen.


Nov
20
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Book Battle!

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Children ages 8-12 battle each other about favorite books. May the best book win!


Nov
20
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen Job Skills

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Teens learn job-hunting skills, put together resumes and find out about workplace etiquette.


Nov
20
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Magic Show with Joseph Ciaravino

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Magician Joseph Ciaravino works his magic for kids!


Nov
20
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

The Ecology Show with Linda Humes

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Linda Humes will share multicultural stories and songs celebrating the harvest season. Children ages 6-12 are encouraged to sing along!


Nov
20
4:30PM

--to--

5:15PM

Dragons and Dreams with Sciencetellers

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
20
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Thanksgiving Arts and Crafts

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Give thanks and a special "thank you" card, too, created at this craft program for children and teens ages 6-14.


Nov
20
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Totem Pole Craft

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

To honor east coast Native Americans for their contribution to Thanksgiving, we will make totem poles, a type of monument created by Native Americans from the west coast. Preregistration is required.


Nov
20
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

This month's book selection is "The Choir Director 2: Runaway Bride" by Carl Weber.


Nov
20
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Open Mic

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
20
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Beginners WordPress

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

Publish your own website or blog without the need for a vast amount of technical knowledge. Design your own online site by choosing from 200+ of WordPress pre-designed template themes or even create your own. Make your site accessible to millions with WordPress. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills and knowledge of PowerPoint are required.


Nov
20
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Open Mic

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Poets, writers, musicians, comedians, orators and everyone else are invited to share their talents at the East Elmhurst Community Library. Come prepared with five minutes of material. All levels are welcome. You're sure to have a good time.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
20
8:00PM

--to--

9:00PM

After Hours: A Short Story Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
21
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Medicare Minutes

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
21
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


Nov
21
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners Excel

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


Nov
21
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Intro to Email

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

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


Nov
21
11:30AM

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12:30PM

You|Stories: Book Discussions

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Peter Meineck, associate professor of Classics at NYU and founder and Program Director of Aquila Theatre, will lead a discussion of combat trauma as experienced by warriors through the ages, from the ancient Greeks to modern warriors, as described in works such as Sophocles' "Ajax" and "Philoctetes," and Kayla Williams' "Love My Rifle More Than You.” Books are available at the Circulation Desk. Light refreshments will be served.


Nov
21
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Computers for Beginners

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Learn how to use a computer to search the Queens Library catalog and the Internet and how to create and use an email account. The class runs for an hour and a half. Space is limited to four participants; preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
21
12:00PM

--to--

1:45PM

Classic Movie Friday

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Every Friday at noon adults can enjoy a different classic movie at the library.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
21
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Book Discussion Group for Adults

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Book selections for the next couple of months are: 11/21 - "The Alchemist" by Paul Coelho and 12/26 - "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens. Books will be available for check-out at the Circulation Desk. Light refreshments will be served.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
21
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Make a Board Game

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Design and create your own board game following simple steps.


Nov
21
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Minecraft

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Minecraft is an easy-to-learn video game in which children create and use boxes of different sizes as skins or structures for their virtual world. This program is for ages 6-12.


Nov
21
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Cornucopia Door Sign

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 36 openings

Children will help their families extend a Thanksgiving welcome to guests by making a foam cornucopia door sign. Participation is limited to 36 school-age children.


Nov
21
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Chess Club

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 openings

Want to play chess? Don't know how? Don't worry! It's never too late to learn how to play the most popular game in the world.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
21
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Family Film

Location: Court Square
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

This month we will screen Disney's "Pocahontas." 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.


Nov
21
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Karaoke

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Sing with your friends and this program for children in grade 2 and up.


Nov
22
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners PowerPoint

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


Nov
22
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Developing Financial Statements - Start Up-Business Plan Competition

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Do you know if your profitable? Or, where you can make changes to make more money? Learn how to analyze your business's finances. Part of the 9th Annual Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
22
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Teen Craft

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Join us for our monthly teen craft for grades 7-12, this time with a fall theme! All supplies are provided. Space is limited!


Nov
22
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

The Spirit of Chinese Calligraphy: A Spectacle of Music, Tai Chi and Chinese Opera

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

New performances and exhibits of calligraphy, Peking opera, kunqu, ancient Chinese music and tai chi celebrate the 2014 New York International Chinese Calligraphy Exhibit in Flushing.
*In Auditorium, Lower Level*


Nov
22
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Intermediate PowerPoint

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


Nov
22
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Home Brewing Workshop

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Master brewer Matt Schaefer, author of "The Illustrated Guide to Brewing Beer" and founder of Brewstoria, an Astoria-based organization of brewers and beer lovers, will offer tips and advice to would-be brewmasters on basic equipment, costs and ingredients for home brewing. Come out and see what's brewing!


Nov
22
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Harvest Science Showcase for Families

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This program, presented in collaboration with Time Warner Cable, presents middle school students and their families with a medley of interactive, fun science, technology, engineering and math activities. Participants will engage in hands-on experiments with plants and foods related to the Fall Harvest theme. All ages are welcome.


Nov
22
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Art History: Monet and Renoir

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Lecturer Mary Dono traces the artists' journey from humble beginnings through the Impressionist Movement and then to their places in history.


Nov
22
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Renee Daniel Flagler Presents "The Write Life" and "Still Raging"

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Author Renee Flagler presents the nitty gritty of getting published. A presentation of her latest work, "Still Raging," will follow.


Nov
22
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Author Morshed Alam Reads from "Grass Roots Politics" (in Bengali)

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

In his first book, an immigrant’s memoir of a life devoted to political activism and a call to others to take seriously the responsibility that democracy demands of its citizens, Morshed Alam documents decades of commitment to the representation of immigrants in the United States and urging others to move beyond cultural alienation towards collective power. Books will be available for sale and signing and light snacks will be served.


Nov
22
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

QL International Resource Center Presents Japanese Classical Dance

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Sachiyo Ito and Company will present exquisitely beautiful and elegant Japanese classical dances, including 19th century kabuki dance. To familiarize the audience with kabuki, Ms.Ito will offer a demonstration of various styles of walk and the use of stage props, such as a dance fan, in kabuki. A work choreographed by Sachiyo Ito in classical dance style will also be presented.


Nov
24
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners Word

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


Nov
24
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Interview Preparation

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

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


Nov
24
11:00AM

--to--

5:00PM

Defensive Driving for Older Drivers

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

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


Nov
24
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Interview Preparation

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

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job…now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly after the interview. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, please visit Arverne Library or call 718-634-4784. Class Code: JR170


Nov
24
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Poetry Club

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Let's read and discuss great poetry together!


Nov
24
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Movie Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

We will screen Woody Allen's 1986 classic "Hannah and Her Sisters," starring Mia Farrow and rated PG-13.


Nov
24
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

New York Cares Meeting

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Nov
24
3:30PM

--to--

4:45PM

Mitch Kahn Celebrates the Great American Popular Songbook

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

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


Nov
24
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Computer Homework Help

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Children ages 8-12 will learn how to use the Queens Library online catalog to find library books, and how to download books and music through Freegal and TumbleBooks. They will also be shown safe educational websites to use for homework.


Nov
24
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Steampunk Jewelry Design

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

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


Nov
24
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Learn Esperanto, Contact the World!

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Esperanto is an international language created by Dr. L. L. Zamenhof and published in 1887. Since then, it has been used by thousands of people all over the planet and has its own worldwide organization, the Universal Esperanto Association (UEA). Esperanto is practical, politically neutral and easier to learn than any national language.


Nov
24
5:30PM

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6:30PM

Google Tips and Tricks

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Improve your search skills to find the information you need on the Internet.


Nov
24
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Laurelton Reading Society

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "The Twelve Tribes of Hattie" by Ayana Mathis. Please preregister at the Adult Reference Desk and pick up your copy of the book. Light refreshments will be served.


Nov
24
6:00PM

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6:30PM

Pajama Storytime

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Children age 5 and under and their caregivers are invited to join us for a bedtime-themed storytime and a sheep-counting craft.


Nov
24
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "The Weight Of Blood" by Laura McHugh, a novel of literary suspense about two mysterious disappearances, a generation apart, and the meaning of family, the sacrifices we make, the secrets we keep and the lengths we will go to protect the ones we love.


Nov
25
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Managing an Email Account

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

Get more out of your email account by learning how to send and open attachments and print your emails.


Nov
25
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Introduction to Excel

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 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.


Nov
25
1:30PM

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3:30PM

Resumes and Cover Letters

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

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


Nov
25
1:30PM

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3:30PM

Networking for Job Leads

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 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 718-990-8625.


Nov
25
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Queens Farm Museum

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Learn more about the Queens County Farm Museum. It began in 1697 as a farm, occupies New York City's largest remaining tract of undisturbed farmland and contains historic farm buildings, a greenhouse, livestock, planting fields, an orchard and an herb garden. This is a teleconferenced discussion open to older adults and the homebound. Call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Nov
25
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Elder Law, Estate Planning, Trusts, and Asset Protection

Location: Pomonok
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


Nov
25
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

All are welcome at our discussion of "Falling Leaves" by Adeline Yen Mah.


Nov
25
3:00PM

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5:15PM

Film Screening

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

In "A Most Wanted Man" (2014), German intelligence agent Gunther Bachmann (Philip Seymour Hoffman, in his final starring role) must race against time to solve a perilous mystery: Is the half-Chechen, half-Russian Muslim who has surfaced in Hamburg a victim seeking refuge or a terrorist seeking revenge?


Nov
25
3:30PM

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4:15PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 make crafts based on children's books.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
25
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Thanksgiving Craft

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 will create Thanksgiving story mobiles.


Nov
25
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Interactive Comedy Magician Seth Dale Presents: Behind the Magic!

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Seth Dale presents a high energy interactive comedy magic show for children ages 6-12, after which an "All Access Pass" lets everyone in on the secrets of a fun magic trick.


Nov
25
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Cowrie Shell Jewelry: A Crafts Workshop

Location: Poppenhusen
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.


Nov
25
5:00PM

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6:30PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics of knitting. Preregister at the Reference Desk. This program is for adults and teens.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
25
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Thanksgiving Craft

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

Children ages 7-11 create a fun Thanksgiving Craft. Preregistration is required.


Nov
25
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Interview Skills

Location: Flushing
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. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR170


Nov
26
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Identifying Your Work Skills

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

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


Nov
26
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Bonnie's Book Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month's book selection is "The Husband List" by Janet Evanovich and Dorien Kelly. This is a teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants must call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Nov
26
11:00AM

--to--

12:45PM

Intermediate-Level Computer Class

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 8 openings

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


Nov
26
11:30AM

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1:00PM

Facebook

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 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. Class code CC130.


Nov
26
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

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


Nov
26
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Movie Screening

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

We will be screening "If I Stay," rated PG-13.


Nov
26
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

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


Nov
26
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Zumba

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Instructor Audrey Bright Greene leads a fun Zumba workshop for children ages 6-12.


Nov
26
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Karaoke

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Sing alone or sing with your friends! Many songs are available and all are welcome to attend!


Nov
26
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Thanksgiving Crafts

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

This Thanksgiving crafts program is for ages 5-12.


Nov
26
5:00PM

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6:00PM

iPad Basics

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

Learn how to use an iPad and find apps for it that suite your needs.


Nov
26
5:15PM

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6:00PM

Creative Writing

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

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


Nov
26
5:30PM

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7:00PM

Resumes

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


Nov
26
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Online Job Applications

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) 990-8625


Nov
28
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Chit Chat and STARs Performance

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Nov
28
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Maker Club

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Geek out with science, tech and electronics for ages 8-14! Drop in any time between 2:00 and 4:00PM to play with Legos, littleBits, MaKey MaKey and our button-maker.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
28
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Film Screening

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Angelina Jolie plays Maleficent in this reimagined version of the ancient tale "Sleeping Beauty." The film is rated PG.


Nov
28
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

Family Movie Event

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children and their parents or caregivers are invited to the family-friendly, classic animated film, "Winnie the Pooh," rated G.


Nov
28
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Family Movie Afternoon

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Families are invited to the library to watch “Maleficent,” rated PG, during Thanksgiving break.


Nov
28
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Music Appreciation

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

At this program for families with children age 8 and up, we will listen to recordings and talk about what matters about music and why.


Nov
28
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Board Game Bonanza

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of board games!


Nov
28
3:30PM

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4:00PM

Ornament Craft

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Help us make some beautiful ornaments to decorate our tree and to take home for your own.


Nov
28
4:30PM

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6:00PM

Family Film

Location: Court Square
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

This week we will screen Disney's "Pocahontas 2." 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.


Nov
30
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Sunday Movie

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

In "Maleficent" (2014), a vengeful fairy is driven to curse an infant princess, only to discover that the child may be the one person who can restore peace to their troubled land.


Nov
30
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Winter Concert

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Ling Sing Manhattan Music and Dance Association Inc. presents its 2014 winter concert. *Auditorium, Lower Level*


Dec
1
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers

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

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


Dec
1
10:00AM

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11:30AM

Intermediate Computers for Seniors

Location: Cambria Heights
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 use Microsoft Word, upload pictures and documents and safely surf the web.

Cambria HeightsMon, Dec 8, 201410:00AM - 11:30AM
Cambria HeightsMon, Dec 15, 201410:00AM - 11:30AM

Dec
1
11:00AM

--to--

5:00PM

Smart Driving

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

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


Dec
1
1:00PM

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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


Dec
1
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Zumba: Dance for Your Health

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

Join us for a Latin-inspired, easy-to-follow dance-fitness party. Come dressed for exercise!


Dec
2
7:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Small Business Workshop

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Dec
3
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, Dec 10, 20141:00PM - 3:00PM
Rochdale VillageWed, Dec 17, 20141:00PM - 3:00PM
Rochdale VillageWed, Jan 7, 20151:00PM - 3:00PM
Rochdale VillageWed, Jan 14, 20151:00PM - 3:00PM
Rochdale VillageWed, Jan 21, 20151:00PM - 3:00PM
Rochdale VillageWed, Jan 28, 20151:00PM - 3:00PM
Rochdale VillageWed, Feb 4, 20151:00PM - 3:00PM
Rochdale VillageWed, Feb 11, 20151:00PM - 3:00PM
Rochdale VillageWed, Feb 18, 20151:00PM - 3:00PM
Rochdale VillageWed, Feb 25, 20151:00PM - 3:00PM
Rochdale VillageWed, Mar 4, 20151:00PM - 3:00PM
Rochdale VillageWed, Mar 11, 20151:00PM - 3:00PM
Rochdale VillageWed, Mar 18, 20151:00PM - 3:00PM
Rochdale VillageWed, Mar 25, 20151:00PM - 3:00PM

Dec
3
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Dec
3
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Dec
3
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

A Quilting Workshop

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Dec
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Holiday Wreath Workshop with Yvette Powell

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

Have you ever wondered how florists turn a few leaves and blossoms into a beautiful floral arrangement? Find out how at this hands-on workshop for children ages 7-12, where by the end of the afternoon you will have learned new skills and created a beautiful holiday wreath to take home!

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

Additional Dates


Dec
3
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Picture Book Time

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

This program 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


Dec
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Lego Building Club

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Be creative and have fun building with Legos at this program for children in grades 1-6.


Dec
3
4:15PM

--to--

5:30PM

Typing Practice Lab

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

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


Dec
3
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Movie Night Wednesday

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

This month's films are: 12/3 - "Jersey Boys" (2014), rated R; 12/10 - "Black Nativity" (2013), rated PG; 12/17 - "Tyler Perry's A Madea Christmas" (2013), rated PG

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

Additional Dates


Dec
4
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Dec
4
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

How do I use this thing?

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

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


Dec
4
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Dec
4
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

SNAP Benefits

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Find out if you qualify for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, formally known as Food Stamps, and get help applying. Call AARP, a SNAP funder, at 855-850-2525 to make an appointment to speak with a SNAP adviser at this outreach event. Walk-ins are also welcome.


Dec
4
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Dec
4
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Dec
4
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Code Camp

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

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


Dec
4
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Dec
4
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

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


Dec
4
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Jami the Therapy Dog

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

This is kids' chance to meet Jami the Therapy Dog. They will also learn about animal therapy in general.


Dec
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Robotics Workshop with Yvonne Shortt

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

Learn to design and program real robots using a laptop and robot parts! This hands-on class will inspire creativity and teach kids important engineering concepts.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
4
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Beginners Word

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

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


Dec
4
8:00PM

--to--

9:00PM

After Hours Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This is an evening program for older adults and the home-bound. Karen Quinones from Patriot Tours is our guest tonight. She will lead an informative and anecdotal discussion about the history of lower New York. First-time callers should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
5
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Beginners Word

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

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


Dec
5
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Networking

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

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 718-990-8625.


Dec
5
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Healthy and Unhealthy Fats

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Registered nurse Kathy Moran leads a discussion about nutrition, explaining the difference between healthy and unhealthy fats. This is a teleconference event open to older adults and the homebound. First-time callers should preregister at 718-464-0084.


Dec
5
5:00PM

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6:00PM

JobMap Orientation

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

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

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

Additional Dates


Dec
6
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers

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

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


Dec
6
10:00AM

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1:00PM

Kaplan Practice SAT

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Take a practice SAT through Kaplan! Preregistration is required at http://bit.ly/LibraryPracticeTest. Contact Danielle.Black@Kaplan.com with questions.


Dec
6
1:30PM

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2:30PM

A Jazzy Christmas Concert with Edward Kalendar

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Composer, pianist, conductor and arranger Edward Kalendar performs well-known Christmas carols and melodies improvised with jazz harmonies and rhythms. Equally at home in classical, jazz, pop and folk idioms, he has composed 26 film scores and over 300 popular, children's and classical songs and concertos. Born and trained in the former Soviet Union, Mr. Kalendar has entertained audiences in Spain, the Canary Islands, Germany, Bulgaria, Russia and the United States.*In Auditorium, Lower Level*


Dec
6
2:00PM

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4:30PM

Introduction to the Internet

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

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


Dec
6
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

Jamaica Drum Jam: West African Drum and Dance Circle Event

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics of drumming with Brendan Finnegan and participate in a drum circle. Space is limited; preregistration is required.


Dec
6
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

QL International Resource Center Presents Marimba Music from Guatemala

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Lira Huehueteca performs on the marimba, an instrument that expresses Guatemalan sentiment like no other. A distinguishing feature of the Guatemalan marimba is its size, which accommodates three or four musicians at once. Osman Martinez is the program's artistic director. In Auditorium, Lower Level


Dec
7
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Sunday Concerts @ Central presents Soprano Monique McDonald and Friends

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Acclaimed American soprano Monique McDonald and friends perform "Summertime" from George Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess," "Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man" from Jerome Kern's "Show Boat” and songs based on lyrics by Langston Hughes from Ricky Ian Gordon’s "Only Heaven," as well as spirituals and other songs.


Dec
8
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to the Internet

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

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


Dec
8
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.


Dec
8
2:00PM

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5:00PM

Canned Goods Drive

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Help us feed those in need by donating unexpired canned goods and boxes of non-perishable food for distribution to neighbors. Donations will be accepted from 2:00-5:00PM weekdays and Saturdays, except holidays, until January 9, 2015.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
8
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Posts-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a condition that can develop after a person has experienced a highly stressful event. Learn about the signs and symptoms of PTSD and where to go for help.


Dec
8
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Global Harmony House Presents: What Is Real Self-Esteem?

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Kamla Etwarrow, a raj yoga meditation teacher at Global Harmony House, and Catherine Piccione, PhD, will explore how feeling better about oneself can ultimately improve relationships and lead to true success in life. Wei Yee Ho, who holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from HELP University (Higher Education Learning Philosophy) in Malaysia, will provide translation into Mandarin. IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor


Dec
8
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Learn to Dance Soca

Location: Lefferts
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


Dec
9
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Computer Basics

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

Learn how to start and use a computer and how to search the web. Preregistration is required by calling the library.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
9
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

This month we will discuss "The Chaperone" by Laura Moriarty.


Dec
9
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Christmas Tree Ornament Craft

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

Create your own Christmas ornaments from buttons! Materials will be provided.


Dec
9
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Quilting Workshop

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

This community quilt workshop is presented by The Creative Cookie. Teen quilters will explore quilting through books and images and then, after agreeing on a theme, will each make a picture block using fabric crayons, markers, dye and fabric applique. Materials will be provided.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
9
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana II Presents Navidad Flamenca

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

This performance, part of the Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana II 7th annual Flamenco in the Boros Tour, highlights the rich holiday customs of the Spanish-speaking world, from Argentina and Mexico to Colombia, Cuba and Puerto Rico.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
10
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Pedestrian Safety for Seniors

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

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


Dec
10
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Dec
10
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Dec
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

The Aesthetics of Art and Manga

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

In this 2-part series, teens and tweens will learn how to view classical Asian, and Western Art as well as how to view images from Manga as Art. Part 1, Addresses how to view and interpret ancient, and classical art from the collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Part 2, Addresses traditional Asian art, and its influence on Manga and Anime as art.

Each part will be followed by a short and fun Jeopardy match for review!

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

Additional Dates


Dec
11
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Dec
11
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mac : Basics

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

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


Dec
11
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Dec
11
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

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


Dec
11
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

Anything Goes! with Eddie Lee Isaacs and Friends

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Eddie and his friends dip into a grab bag of great American songs and perform selections of jazz, rock 'n' roll, pop, blues and everything in between.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
11
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Yoga for Youth

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Teens will learn basic yoga poses and stretches. Yoga mats will be provided.


Dec
11
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Job-Search Skills

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Learn how to look for jobs, put together a resume and master workplace etiquette.


Dec
11
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

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

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Take a trip down memory lane with classic tunes by Johnny Mathis, Roberta Flack, the great Motown artists and more.


Dec
11
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Winter Holiday Arts and Crafts

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

T'is the season to give presents! Make something special for someone special at this program for children and teens ages 6-14.


Dec
11
5:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Student Winter-Holiday Piano Recital

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Students of piano instructor Vivian Fang Liu perform classical piano repertoire, Broadway musicals and pop songs. The performers, who range in age from 4 to 16 years, include the winners of the 2013 and 2014 National Association for Music Education, Eastern Division, Student Composers Competition and a Gold Award winner from the Sixth International Youth Arts and Culture Competition (2014). *In Auditorium, Lower Level*


Dec
11
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Sexually Transmitted Infections (in Spanish)

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

This program is presented in collaboration with ACQC. All are welcome.


Dec
11
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Introduction to Email

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

In this introductory workshop, you will learn: how to create an email account, how to log on, how to navigate your email account, how to send and receive email messages, and how to attach documents. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-9908625. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code: CC120


Dec
12
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Intermediate Word

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

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


Dec
12
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Avoid Those Winter Pounds!

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Allison Amores, a clinical dietician at Mount Sinai Queens, has tips on how to make sure that the only thing you're putting on this winter is extra clothing. Learn how to make healthier food choices, improve your eating habits and, as a bonus, make your New Year's resolution that much easier to stick to! Call 718-267-4333 for more information.


Dec
12
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Robotics Workshop with Yvonne Shortt

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

Children program real life robots, create fun designs and explore engineering concepts using a laptop and robot parts in a Robotics 101 program that inspires creativity in a whole new way.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
12
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

Board Game Time

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

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


Dec
12
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

The Secret Lives of Dresses

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Kelsey Brow of Bowne House Museum will discuss the history of fashion and fashion magazine illustration techniques. Participants will design their own fashion plate and view the exhibit of fashion illustrations on display outside the Auditorium. This program is for children of all ages and their families.


Dec
12
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

First Annual Holiday Spectacular

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Join us for our first annual Holiday Spectacular, with singing, dancing, acting and fun for all ages!


Dec
13
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners Word

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

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


Dec
13
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Microsoft Excel (in Spanish)

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

Learn how to create a worksheet and perform calculations. 12/13 - Introduction to Microsoft Excel; 12/20 - Calculations and worksheets; 12/27 -Workbooks and layout. Participants should have basic computer skills and are encouraged to attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning Wednesday, December 6 at 9:00AM.

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

Dec
13
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Beginners Excel

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

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


Dec
13
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Success Strategies for Bilingual Immigrant Students

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The Association of Chinese English Bilingual Educators presents the second in a series of workshops on education and the family. In this program, bilingual subject class teachers will explain how they worked collaboratively with parents to help students overcome hardship and achieve academic success. *In IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor*


Dec
15
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Email

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

In this introductory workshop, you will learn: how to create an email account, how to log on, how to navigate your email account, how to send and receive email messages, and how to attach documents. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-9908625. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code: CC120


Dec
15
2:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

International Film Screening and Discussion

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

In "2 Autumns, 3 Winters" (in French with English subtitles), 33-year-old Arman, having decided to change his life for the better, literally bumps into the lovely Amelie while jogging in the park. In the meantime, his friend Benjamin falls for the charming physical therapist who cares for him after a stroke. Fate and the camera follow the couples and their friends over the course of 2 1/2 years in this homage to French filmmaker Jean-Luc Goddard about youth's experience of time's passage.


Dec
16
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Chit Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Dec
16
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

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

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

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


Dec
16
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Self-Defense for Girls

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

This workshop for girls ages 12-18, presented by the Hit Like a Girl Project, founded by Master Barry Cuda Yedwabnick, teaches self-defense, anti-bullying techniques and personal empowerment skills. All participants must execute a release form, signed by a parent or legal guardian if the participant is under age 18.


Dec
17
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Season of Light: An Art Workshop for Children

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 will design an original, one-of -a kind holiday ornament inspired by Chanukah, Kwanzaa or Christmas.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
18
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

DIY Business Cards

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

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


Dec
18
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

Learn to Draw...or Learn to Draw Better!

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Adults will improve their drawing skills in a class led by instructor Jessica Wolff. All art materials will be supplied. Seating is limited; preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
18
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Draw Manga with Eric Cheung

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

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


Dec
18
4:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

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

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

If you have your green card, you might be eligible to become a U.S. citizen, which will allow you to vote in local, state and national elections and enjoy many other opportunities and benefits.


Dec
18
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "The Man in 3B" by Carl Weber.


Dec
18
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Introduction to Coding with Treehouse

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

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


Dec
19
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Salary Negotiations

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

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


Dec
19
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners Excel

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

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


Dec
19
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Teen Craft: Make a Present!

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Did you forget to buy a holiday gift for someone on your list? No problem! We have materials at the library for some awesome gifts! This craft session is for teens in grades 7-12.


Dec
19
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Zip Lock Tie Necklace Craft

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Kids ages 6-12 will craft a never-before-seen-on-earth necklace from a colorful variety of zip lock ties.


Dec
20
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Intermediate Word

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

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


Dec
20
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Holiday Craft

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

This month our teen craft for grades 7-12 will have a holiday theme. All supplies will be provided but space is limited.


Dec
20
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Intermediate Excel

Location: Central Library
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


Dec
22
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Introduction to Coding with Treehouse

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

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


Dec
23
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Alzheimer's Disease

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Dec
24
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Bonnie's Book Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month's book selection is "The Red Garden" by Alice Hoffman This is a teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants must call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Dec
26
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Boxing Day

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

The day following Christmas Day is known as Boxing Day. Learn more about the history and traditions of this holiday in this teleconferenced program. First-time callers, please preregister with Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084.


Dec
27
1:30PM

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3:00PM

The Haiyun Choir: Christmas in New York

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This concert in celebration of Christmas and New Year's will feature traditional Christmas carols and Chinese folk songs with vocal solos and duets and instrumental music.

*In Auditorium, Lower Level*


Dec
27
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Family Film Feature

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Walt Disney's "The Santa Claus" answers the question: What happens when an ordinary man replaces Santa Claus?


Dec
29
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Beginners PowerPoint

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

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


Dec
29
5:00PM

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6:00PM

The Music, the Rhythm, the Pulse of Kwanzaa

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Musician, poet and storyteller Atiba Kwabena-Wilson brings forth the beauty and joyousness of Kwanzaa in an uplifting program of music, dance and celebration. To the beat of drums, you will learn the significance of Nguzo Saba, the seven life-affirming principles of Kwanzaa, and how they can guide you throughout the year.


Dec
30
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Health Talk for Seniors

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Registered nurse Kathy Moran leads this teleconferenced event open to older adults and the homebound. First-time callers should preregister at 718-464-0084.


Dec
30
2:00PM

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4:30PM

Winter Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament

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

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

- Pre-registration required. (Grades 5-12 only)
- Sign-up as soon as possible!
- There are 32 spots. Then will be placed on waiting list


Dec
30
2:00PM

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3:15PM

The Jewish-American Songbook Featuring Jazz Vocalist Lois Bruno

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Jazz vocalist Lois Bruno performs classic American songs written by Jewish composers and lyricists: the Gershwins, Sammy Cahn, Oscar Hammerstein II, Irving Berlin and many others.