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Mock Interviews

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make and learn from mistakes before they count. In this workshop you will learn how to prepare for an interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after an interview. Interviews will take place at the Job Readiness table. ...

Jun 30 @ 10:00 AM, Jun 30 @ 11:00 AM, Jun 30 @ 1:00 PM, Jun 30 @ 2:00 PM, Jul 6 @ 2:00 PM

Job Search Strategies for the Mature Adult

Mature workers can face a struggle when it comes to searching for and obtaining employment. This class will define the mature worker, describe obstacles they may face, and explain how and where to search for jobs. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. ...

Jul 5 @ 1:30 PM

Open Lab

Join us in the Cyber Center Training Room every Tuesday from 2:00-6:00 PM for Open Lab practice. During Open Lab, you can search for a job, edit your resume or practice your computer skills. Customers will be limited to two hours of lab time. To utilize the computers during Open Lab, you must create a Jobmap account. To create your account, ...

Jul 5 @ 2:00 PM, Jul 12 @ 2:00 PM, Jul 19 @ 2:00 PM, Jul 26 @ 2:00 PM

Small Business Workshop

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

Jul 5 @ 7:00 PM, Jul 12 @ 7:00 PM, Jul 19 @ 7:00 PM, Jul 26 @ 7:00 PM

Resume Workshop

Does your resume stand out from the crowd? Make it the best it can be! This workshop will cover how to get started, types of resumes, what to include and exclude, and tips for making your resume stronger. Call 718-990-8625 for more information. Class code JR130

Jul 6 @ 10:00 AM

Movie Night Wednesday

The Wednesday Night Movie Program will feature the following films in the month of July

July 6th- Deadpool
July 13th- Hail, Caesar!
July 20th- The Perfect Match
July 27th- Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice

Jul 6 @ 6:00 PM, Jul 13 @ 6:00 PM, Jul 20 @ 6:00 PM, Jul 27 @ 6:00 PM

Facebook

Learn how to use Facebook to stay in touch with loved ones, keep up with the news, and expand your job search. We will help you set up a Facebook account and answer your questions. Basic computer and Internet skills and a valid email account are required. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for more information. Class ...

Jul 7 @ 6:00 PM, Jul 14 @ 10:00 AM

Salary Negotiations

Have you been offered a new job? If so, do you know the best way to conduct salary negotiations? Before you start negotiating with a prospective employer about salaries, you need to find out how much you, and the job, are worth. Learn how to negotiate salaries in this workshop! Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, ...

Jul 8 @ 10:00 AM

Introduction to Computers

After this workshop, you will be able to take advantage of everything computers have to offer. Topics covered include computer terminology, using the mouse and touchpad, basic keyboarding skills, and navigating computer folders, files, and programs in a Windows environment. This is an introductory computer class; no prior skills or knowledge ...

Jul 9 @ 10:30 AM, Jul 11 @ 10:00 AM

Cover Letters

A cover letter helps you stand out from the crowd and get an interview. Participants will learn what cover letters are and why they’re necessary; the do’s and don’ts of writing cover letters; how to write different types of cover letters; and how to properly type, format, and send your cover letter to potential employers. For further ...

Jul 12 @ 1:30 PM

Jul
6
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Super Science

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

This summer, join us for some science. It's Super Science! It's going to be a hot summer so children ages 12 and under are invited to cool off with an exciting science activity throughout the summer. No registration required, but space is limited!

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

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Jul
6
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Library Jeopardy

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Are you ready to prove yourself as a smartypants? Have fun testing your knowledge if you are 8-12 years old at Library Jeopardy, a trivia quiz on different topics such as science, history, literature etc.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
7
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Timeless Tales

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. If you wish to register, check availability for program date July 7, 2016
Availability: 12 openings

Get in the game this summer with Timeless Tales. Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited for stories, sing-alongs, fingerplays, and more! Online registration begins June 24th. Space is limited.

Central LibraryThu, Jul 14, 201610:30AM - 11:30AM
Central LibraryThu, Jul 21, 201610:30AM - 11:30AM
Central LibraryThu, Jul 28, 201610:30AM - 11:30AM
Central LibraryThu, Aug 4, 201610:30AM - 11:30AM

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Jul
8
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Fun Friday

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Join us to have fun with board games, puzzles, crafts, movies and more.

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

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Jul
11
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Craft

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Join us on Mondays throughout the summer for arts & crafts. Each week we will do something new. Stop by and get those creative minds in the game! Open to children ages 5-12. Space is limited.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
12
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Anime and Comics Summer Bash!

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. If you wish to register, check availability for program date July 12, 2016
Availability: 16 openings

8 to 12 year-olds are invited to join us for six weeks of fun and enrichment as we put together amazing crafts --comic book magnets, superhero bookmarks, decoupage boxes and more-- and explore new and old favorite comics and anime shows!

Registration begins June 28.

Central LibraryTue, Jul 19, 20163:30PM - 5:00PM
Central LibraryTue, Jul 26, 20163:30PM - 5:00PM
Central LibraryTue, Aug 2, 20163:30PM - 5:00PM
Central LibraryTue, Aug 9, 20163:30PM - 5:00PM
Central LibraryTue, Aug 16, 20163:30PM - 5:00PM

Jul
13
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Summer Film Fest

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

*Starting in July, come and see a family movie. Open to children 12 and under along with their families. It'll be reel fun! Space is limited.*

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Amazing Readers - Kids Book Club

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 8-12 will discuss Sid Fleischman’s "The Whipping Boy" at this session of Amazing Readers. Participation will count toward the Read Down Your Fines program.


Aug
26
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Amazing Readers' Kids Book Club

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 8-12 will discuss Scott O'Dell's "Island of the Blue Dolphins" at this session of Amazing Readers. Participation will count toward the Read Down Your Fines program.