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Beginners Excel

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

Jul 26 @ 10:00 AM

Intermediate Excel

Improve your productivity and boost your basic knowledge of Excel. Topics covered include a review of spreadsheet basics, creating and manipulating tables, and using formulas and functions. Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Excel are required. Class code CC210

Jul 26 @ 2:00 PM

Prospecting for Job Leads: Networking

Networking is the development of professional relationships. In today’s competitive job market, it is also 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 and improve your job ...

Jul 27 @ 10:00 AM

Introduction to Social Media: LinkedIn

LinkedIn is a social media website that allow you to manage your professional identity. You will learn to follow friends and colleagues, look for employment, network, receive job posting notifications, and more. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class ...

Jul 28 @ 10:00 AM

Advanced Excel

Improve your productivity with Microsoft Excel. Apply and build upon your knowledge of Excel by learning how to create formulas and use functions in Excel. Basic computers skills are required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code: CC210

Jul 28 @ 2:00 PM

Creating an E-Commerce Business

Learn what it takes to start a business online. Learn the resources and tools available to create an e-commerce website such as Etsy, Amazon, Ebay, and more. Class Code: JR310.

Jul 29 @ 2:30 PM

Memories of Migration in New York

Join us to share your migration stories and get your family photos digitized for free! The Queens Memory team will scan your photographs, postcards, and other memorabilia and save them to a thumb drive that you can take home.
*This session will incorporate 3D object scanning provided by a team of artists/researchers from Hong Kong.

Jul 30 @ 12:00 PM

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 ...

Aug 2 @ 10:00 AM

Introduction to Internet

After this workshop, you will have the 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 ...

Aug 2 @ 2:00 PM

Mistake-Free Interviewing

Learn how to prepare for a job interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly after an interview. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR170.

Aug 3 @ 10:00 AM

Jul
25
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Teen Movie Mondays

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

All teens and teens are invited for summer movie fun!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
25
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Visual Marketing: Engaging Consumers Within and Beyond the Chinese Community (In Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

1.Redefine the nature of marketing and visual marketing
2. Leverage the process of visual marketing
3. Five crucial concepts and corresponding strategies for successful visual marketing

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

Additional Dates


Jul
26
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Beginners Excel

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is now closed

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


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Jul
26
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Intermediate Excel

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is now closed

Improve your productivity and boost your basic knowledge of Excel. Topics covered include a review of spreadsheet basics, creating and manipulating tables, and using formulas and functions. Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Excel are required. Class code CC210


Jul
26
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Summer Teen Jeopardy

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

All teens and tweens are invited to join us for a summer game of Jeopardy. Answer fun trivia questions and receive cool prizes!


Jul
27
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Prospecting for Job Leads: Networking

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

Networking is the development of professional relationships. In today’s competitive job market, it is also 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 and improve your job search techniques at this workshop! For more information, please call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center. Class code JR190


Jul
27
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Drop Off Your Food Scraps With the NYC Compost Project

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Drop off your food waste with the NYC Compost Project hosted by the Queens Botanical Garden. We accept fruit and vegetable scraps; coffee grounds, filters, and paper tea bags; bread and grains; egg shells, nutshells, and corncobs; food-soiled paper towels and paper napkins; stale beans, flour, and spices; and cut or dried flowers. Please do not bring meat or fish scraps; cheese or dairy products; and fats, grease, oil, or oily foods.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
27
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Anime Club

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

All teens and tweens are welcome to join us this summer for Anime in the Teen Room.
Watch Anime, and hang out with your friends.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
27
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Summer Film Festival: "Orphan"

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

A husband and wife who recently lost their baby adopt a nine year-old girl who is not nearly as innocent as she claims to be. Starring Vera Farmiga, Peter Sarsgaard, Isabelle Fuhrman. Rated R for violence and strong language.


Jul
27
6:30PM

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8:30PM

Business Financial Roadmap (In Korean)

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

Whether you are just starting up or expanding an existing business, this course will help you learn about credit and financing opportunities for your small business. Additionally, the course will give insight on what lenders are looking for in the current credit environment so you can be best prepared when applying for financing. Class Code: JR310.


Jul
28
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Social Media: LinkedIn

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

LinkedIn is a social media website that allow you to manage your professional identity. You will learn to follow friends and colleagues, look for employment, network, receive job posting notifications, and more. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR200


Jul
28
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Advanced Excel

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is now closed

Improve your productivity with Microsoft Excel. Apply and build upon your knowledge of Excel by learning how to create formulas and use functions in Excel. Basic computers skills are required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code: CC210


Jul
28
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Get in the Game: Summer Maker Lab for Tweens

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

We’ll provide you the materials and books for inspiration, you provide the ideas! Tweens entering grades 4 through 6 are invited to make their own game with friends using various arts supplies and other materials


Jul
28
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen Craft

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

All teens are invited for way cool crafts this summer. The fun is at Flushing Teen Room!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Creating an E-Commerce Business

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 8 openings

Learn what it takes to start a business online. Learn the resources and tools available to create an e-commerce website such as Etsy, Amazon, Ebay, and more. Class Code: JR310.


Jul
29
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Teen Happy Hour

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

All teens and tweens are invited to fun and games at the Teen Room. Hang out with your friends and play our Nintendo Wii U or X Box 360 or anyone of our variety of board, cards and other games!

The fun is on at Flushing.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
11:15AM

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11:45AM

Family Storytime

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Rise and shine and head to the library for 30 minutes of stories and songs for children of all ages and their caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Memories of Migration in New York

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join us to share your migration stories and get your family photos digitized for free! The Queens Memory team will scan your photographs, postcards, and other memorabilia and save them to a thumb drive that you can take home.
*This session will incorporate 3D object scanning provided by a team of artists/researchers from Hong Kong.


Jul
30
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children and teens age 8 and up learn and improve their knowledge of chess.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Celadon Youth Summer Concert

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The program for this performance will include traditional Silk and Bamboo music, contemporary composed modern classical Asian music, and enchanting ethnic dance pieces. In addition to ensemble music, there will be solo performances featuring Erhu (Chinese two-string Fiddle), Yangqin (Chinese Hammer Dulcimer), Dizi (Chinese flute), Hulusi (Ethnic Gourd Instrument).
*Auditorium, Lower Level*


Jul
31
2:00PM

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3:30PM

YZY Concord Chorus Presents: For all the Fathers

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This concert will celebrate the contribution that fathers and father figures have made for their children's lives. It will feature a full chorus, solos, duets and dance.

*Auditorium, Lower Level*


Aug
1
10:30AM

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11:30AM

50-Year-Old Shoulder (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

As part of the Community Health Education Partnership series, Dr. Kevin Jiang will discuss "50-Year-Old Shoulder," so you can understand, prevent, and treat shoulder pain caused by age and sport injuries.


Aug
1
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Story Plays

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Readers' Theater encourages reading, boosts listening and speaking skills, and transforms reluctant readers into book lovers. Tweens ages 8-12 will learn about theater and prepare for a special performance of classic tales to be presented to our Summer Read-to-Me Club on Monday August 8. One-time attendees for games are welcome but you must commit to at least three sessions to perform on August 8.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
1
6:30PM

--to--

8:30PM

Toastmasters

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Toastmasters will help you become a confident speaker and a strong leader.

*IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor*

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

Additional Dates


Aug
2
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers

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

After this workshop, you will be able to take advantage of everything computers have to offer. Topics covered include computer terminology, using the mouse and touchpad, basic keyboarding skills, and navigating computer folders, files, and programs in a Windows environment. This is an introductory computer class; no prior skills or knowledge is required. Please call 718-990-8625 to preregister. Class code CC100


Aug
2
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Introduction to Internet

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

After this workshop, you will have the 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


Aug
3
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mistake-Free Interviewing

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

Learn how to prepare for a job interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly after an interview. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR170.


Aug
3
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

Author Talk: "City of Gods" with R. Scott Hanson

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The book explores the history of Flushing from colonial period to the aftermath of September 11, 2001, spanning the origins of Vlissengen and early struggles between Quakers, Dutch authorities, Anglicans, African Americans, Catholics and Jews to the consolidation of NYC in 1898, and finally the Immigration Act of 1965 and the arrival of Hindus, Sikhs, Muslims, Buddhists, Asians and Latino Christians.


Aug
4
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginner's PowerPoint

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 7 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 a slide show. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills are required. Class code CC190


Aug
4
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Intermediate PowerPoint

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 8 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. Basic computer skills and knowledge of PowerPoint are required. Class Code: CC220


Aug
5
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Upcoming selections are: 5/6-“The Cookbook Collector” by Allegra Goodman; 6/3-“Half a Life” by V. S. Naipaul; 7/1-“Eight Hundred Grapes” by Laura Dave; 8/5-“I Was Told There'd Be Cake” by Sloane Crosley.


Aug
5
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Choosing Entrepreneurship

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

This class provides an overview of the dynamic world of entrepreneurship, helps participants assess their skills and aptitudes, allows participants to explore the right type of business for them based on aptitude and interest, and generally charts a path to success. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code JR310


Aug
6
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Flushing Lecture Series: Mrs. Chungho Chang Frankel and the Chinese Refined Cultural Traditions

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Anna Wu will use Power Point Presentation, books, photos and Kunqu costumes to introduce Mrs. Chungho Frankel’s accomplishment in Chinese Kunqu art, poetry, calligraphy, painting and writing to Flushing Library’s audiences.
*IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor*


Aug
8
1:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Monday Movie Matinee

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Upcoming films are: 5/9-"Words and Pictures" (2013, PG-13); 6/13-"Wolf Totem" (2015, PG-13, in Mandarin with English subtitles); 7/11-"Stranger than Fiction" (2006, PG-13); 8/8-"Imitation of Life" (1959, unrated, PG suggested).


Aug
8
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Shakespeare in Queens: Talking Shakespeare

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Lenny Banovez, artistic director of Titan Theatre Company, will give a behind-the-scenes look at “Troilus and Cressida,” “Pericles, Prince of Tyre,” and “A Midsummer Night's Dream,” and will discuss modern interpretations of these classic plays.


Aug
9
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginner's Word

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

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


Aug
9
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners' PowerPoint

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 12 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 a slide show.


Aug
9
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Queens County Teen Talent Show

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

All teens are invited to compete in Flushing Library's Queens County Talent Show. You name it - give a poetry, dance, math or science presentation! Winner will receive a gift certificate! All acts must be preapproved. Anyone interested call or register in person at the Flushing Teen Room.


Aug
9
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Intermediate Word

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

Build upon your basic knowledge of Microsoft Word in this intermediate workshop. Learn how to format your Word document, insert tables and charts, format bibliographies, and insert headers and footers. Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Word are required. Class code CC200


Aug
10
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Resumes

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

Make your resume the best it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn about types of resumes, how to get started, what to include and not include, and tips for making a resume stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR130


Aug
10
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

A Kimbap Workshop

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

Kimbap (or gimbap) is a popular Korean dish made from cooked rice (bap) and vegetables (includes beef sometimes) rolled in gim (sheets of dried laver seaweed). It is served in bite-size slices. It’s often enjoyed during picnics, other outdoor events, or as a light lunch.


Aug
11
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners and Intermediate Excel

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

Improve your productivity with Microsoft Excel. Learn what a spreadsheet is and how to navigate it, create workbooks, enter and edit data, and create charts and graphs. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills are required. Class Code: CC180


Aug
11
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Advanced Excel

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

Improve your productivity with Microsoft Excel. Apply and build upon your knowledge of Excel by learning how to create formulas and use functions in Excel. Basic computers skills are required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code: CC210


Aug
11
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Get in the Game: Play-Your-Own Olympics for Tweens

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Tweens entering 4th through 6th grade are invited to test their skills and play games with their friend inspired by the Rio 2016 Olympics.


Aug
11
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Meditation for Optimal Well-Being with Jim Rose

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

It is recognized how meditation can help the body, mind and spirit. Incorporating meditation into one’s life has many positive effects. Join Jim Rose, M Ed., Rutgers University and long time meditator for over 30 years, for this inspiring program. Learn a simple meditation technique that can help you in all aspects of your life.


Aug
11
6:30PM

--to--

8:30PM

North American Calligraphy Assoc. presents: Monthly Penmanship Class

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

All are welcome.
Please call for questions and suggestions: 646-752-3173
*Rooms C&D, Lower Level*

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

Additional Dates


Aug
12
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

End of Summer Reading Party

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

All teens and tweens are invited to celebrate the end of Summer Reading at Flushing. Enjoy the yummy fun!


Aug
13
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Weiqi (Go) Basics Series - presented by Stephanie Yin, New York Go Academy

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Go is a fascinating board game that originated in China more than 4,000 years ago. With simple rules and endless strategies, Go encourages creative thinking; teaches concentration, balance, and discipline. The event includes a brief introduction of Go, the basic rules, techniques, and strategies. Second half of event will have self-pair game or teaching games.
*IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor*

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

Additional Dates


Aug
13
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

New York Chinese Opera Society (NYCOS) & Youth Troupe of NYCOS present:An Afternoon of Chinese Opera

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Program:
1. Stealing the Imperial Horse:Liu Qingxian, Fu Die, Gao Yuan, Wang Xinyuan
2. The Story of the Black Pot: Ma Bin, Li Zexin, Han Kuixi, Wang Hong, Xu Leping, Gao Yuan, Xu Xiaowen, Fu Die, Wang Xinyuan
*Auditorium, Lower Level*


Aug
14
1:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Living Memory: REUNIFICATION (2015) Film Screening

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

When his mother and two siblings first immigrated from Hong Kong to Los Angeles in the early 1980s, six-year-old Alvin was forced to stay behind with his working, and consequently absent, father. Upon Alvin and his father’s later arrival to America, the dream of reunification shattered under circumstances the filmmaker has yet to fully comprehend today. In his search for answers and closure, Tsang turns the camera on his family's own narrative.
*Panel discussion with Director Alvin Tsang


Aug
15
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Presley and Melody Concert

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Come party with Presley and Melody in their interactive musical. This lively musical production is for children in Pre-K, and celebrates the end of the Summer Reading Club.


Aug
16
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Email

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

In this introductory workshop, you will learn how to create and navigate an email account, log on, send and receive 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


Aug
16
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Intermediate PowerPoint

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 9 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. Basic computer skills and knowledge of PowerPoint are required.


Aug
16
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Instagram

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

Learn how to share and take photos, add filters, and image adjustments, connect accounts, and respond to comments. Please bring your smartphone with the Instagram app already installed to class. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org.


Aug
17
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Cover Letters

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

Are you ready to apply for jobs? Does your cover letter stand out from the crowd? Make it the best possible by learning how to get started, what to include and not include, and tips for making it stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR150


Aug
17
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

End of Summer Reading Party - Flushing - 6-12

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children aged 6-12 are invited to join us to celebrate another summer of reading fun at Flushing.


Aug
17
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Magic Show with Seth Dale

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Summer Reading fun with magician Seth Dale, children will be amazed in this magical celebration! For ages 6-12.


Aug
17
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Magic Show with Seth Dale

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Summer Reading fun with magician Seth Dale, children will be amazed in this magical celebration! For ages 6-12.


Aug
17
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

Korean Percussion Workshop Series--II

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

The Sogo is a small drum with a handle and widely used by dancers; they carry the Sogo and play it while they dance. Explore Korea’s percussion heritage on this special day of hands-on instruction guided by professional instructor, Young Eun Kim. Pre-registration is required. Please register online or call 347-920-1810 in advance (First Come First Served).


Aug
18
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners and Intermediate Excel

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

Improve your productivity with Microsoft Excel. Learn what a spreadsheet is and how to navigate it, create workbooks, enter and edit data, and create charts and graphs. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills are required. Class Code: CC180


Aug
18
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Advanced Excel

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

Improve your productivity with Microsoft Excel. Apply and build upon your knowledge of Excel by learning how to create formulas and use functions in Excel. Basic computers skills are required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code: CC210


Aug
19
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Marketing for Your Business

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

We will examine the exciting world of marketing, learning tested models for success and exploring marketing technologies best suited for your business. In addition, we will consider the marketing fundamental of understanding customers and developing a story and message they love. To preregister or for additional information call 718-634-4784. Class code JR310


Aug
20
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

The Beauty of Kunqu: 2016 Summer Concert

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This program will feature resident artists of the society Ms. Jiehua Shi, Mr. Qinglin Cai, Mr. Dezhang Wu, and Mr. Min Cheng, and students of its Kunqu Workshop. Together they will present highlighted scenes from Kunqu classics.
*Auditorium, Lower Level*


Aug
21
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Alzheimer’s Support Group

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, New York City, Inc, offers a monthly support group in Mandarin Chinese for people caring for a person with Alzheimer’s or 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


Aug
23
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Social Media: LinkedIn

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

LinkedIn is a social media website that allow you to manage your professional identity. You will learn to follow friends and colleagues, look for employment, network, receive job posting notifications, and more. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR200


Aug
23
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Personal Branding Online

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

Find out how to monitor your online reputation, use social media while seeking a job, and create a strong LinkedIn profile. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center. Class code CC130


Aug
23
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Superfoods: Healthy and Delicious Eating Plans for Families (in Spanish)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Nutritionist Christina Camacho will present recipes and tips on how to incorporate nutrient-packed "superfoods" into your meal plan, as healthy snacks and how to introduce them to your family.


Aug
24
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Job Search for Mature Adults

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

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. Class code JR100


Aug
25
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Beginner's Word

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

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


Aug
25
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Intermediate Word

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

Build upon your basic knowledge of Microsoft Word in this intermediate workshop. Learn how to format your Word document, insert tables and charts, format bibliographies, and insert headers and footers. Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Word are required. Class code CC200


Aug
25
5:00PM

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6:30PM

How to Start and Run a Small Business (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

In this workshop in Mandarin Chinese you will get helpful tips for turning a hobby or skill into a business and learn of resources to help you plan a business.


Aug
26
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Creating an E-commerce Business

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

Learn what it takes to start a business online. Learn the resources and tools available to create an e-commerce website such as Etsy, Amazon, Ebay, and more. Class Code: JR310.


Aug
27
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Understanding Dementia: What You Need to Know and Where to Go (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This workshop will provide information on Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias, discuss the different stages of the disease and what to expect, and include an overview of our programs and services and other available resources.


Aug
27
1:30PM

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3:00PM

Colors of the Wind Dancers

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The group presents programs of dances and songs originated from many different ethnic groups and regions of China. Brimming with energy and enthusiasm and rooted deeply in the love for oriental arts, they work hard together under the guidance of Madam Rebecca Fung, their choreographer and instructor.
*Auditorium, Lower Level*


Aug
30
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Beginner's Word

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

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


Aug
30
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Intermediate Word

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

Build upon your basic knowledge of Microsoft Word in this intermediate workshop. Learn how to format your Word document, insert tables and charts, format bibliographies, and insert headers and footers. Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Word are required. Class code CC200


Aug
31
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Creative Ways to Dig for Job Leads

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

Increase your job leads by following nontraditional approaches and cast a wider net in the employment market. To register, visit us on jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, please call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center. Class code: JR350.


Aug
31
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Piano Trio Concert

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This recently formed trio is quickly gaining recognition and love from audiences all over NYC. They are comprised of Tae Yong Kim (piano), Jae Hee Park (cello) and Ann Yoo Jin Kim (violin). All have busy careers as soloists, chamber musicians and orchestral players. They are going to play classical solo pieces on each of their instruments as well as piano trio pieces.
*Auditorium, Lower Level*


Sep
1
6:30PM

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8:30PM

Open Mic Night

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Performers are invited to share their talents in a 5-minute presentation of poetry, written word, music, comedy or spoken word.
*IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor*

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Flushing Book Discussion Group

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

September: Friday 9/2, "The Girl who Fell from the Sky" by Heidi W. Durrow.
October: Friday 10/14, "Lucy" by Jamaica Kincaid.
November: Friday 11/4, "The Girl on the Train" by Paula Hawkins.
December: Friday 12/2, "Kindred" by Octavia Butler
*IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor*

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Queens Artists and Nonprofit Arts Organizations - Do You Need Funding?

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Queens Council on the Arts supports the hard work and contributions of Queens-based individual artists and nonprofit organizations producing cultural programming in all arts disciplines through grants. Applicants must attend a Application Information Session to learn about the guidelines before applying.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
9
5:00PM

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6:30PM

Elementary Korean

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

Elementary Korean, which meets at 5:00 p.m., teaches the Korean alphabet using a method that enables non-Korean speakers to read independently in a short time, and encourages learning through repetition of daily expressions, with a cultural component providing insights into Korea and its society.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
12
1:30PM

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4:30PM

Monday Movie Matinee

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

September: Monday 9/12, "Devdas" (2002) PG13. In Hindi, English subtitles
October: Monday 10/3, "Ghostbusters" (1984) PG
November: Monday 11/14, "Rear Window" (1954) PG
December: Monday 12/5, "Hail, Caesar!" (2016) PG-13
*Auditorium, Lower Level*

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

Additional Dates


Sep
15
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Global Harmony House presents: Love & Forgiveness

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Everyone needs Love and this is why we seek love. Our expectations of others cause us emotional pain and then we find it difficult to forgive them. If we do not learn to forgive, resentment will poison us. We will look deeply at the true source of love and learn to awaken our own capacity to love, to heal and to forgive others. *IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor*


Sep
28
6:30PM

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7:45PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: New York Philharmonic Gala with Lang Lang

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join us for a screening of the opening gala with the New York Philharmonic and piano virtuoso Lang Lang as they play Grieg and Beethoven in a concert filmed in September, 2015.


Oct
26
6:00PM

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8:00PM

10 Steps to Starting a Business (in Korean)

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

Learn what it takes to start your own business!

Learn what it takes to start your own business!
This course provides a basic overview of the steps you’ll need to take to start a business and how NYC Business Solutions can guide you through each step along the way. Class Code: JR310.