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Long Island City

JobMap Orientation

JobMap is a 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 resume and cover letters online, and get your resume reviewed online. Call (718) 752-3700 for more information.

Feb 9 @ 2:30 PM, Feb 16 @ 2:30 PM, Feb 23 @ 2:30 PM

Skills Identification

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 explain the benefits of knowing your job related skills and how to identify them. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more ...

Feb 9 @ 3:30 PM

Resumes

A winning resume is a must for any job seeker! In this two-part series, participants will learn: what resume reviewers look for; how to select the best resume format; how to avoid common resume mistakes; how to properly type and format your resume in Microsoft Word; and how to send your resume to potential employers. The Employment Counselor ...

Feb 10 @ 10:00 AM

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) 752-3700 for more information. Class code JR130

Feb 11 @ 12:30 PM

Beginning a Business: Winter Series

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

Feb 12 @ 1:00 PM

Skills Identification

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 explain the benefits of knowing your job related skills and how to identify them. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more ...

Feb 16 @ 3:30 PM

Cover Letters

A cover letter helps you stand out from the crowd and get an interview! In this two part series, participants will learn: what cover letters are and why they’re necessary; the do’s and don’ts of cover letter writing; how to write different types of cover letters; how to properly type, format, and send your cover letter to potential ...

Feb 17 @ 10:00 AM, Feb 24 @ 10:00 AM

Beginners' Word

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. Class code: CC170

Feb 17 @ 1:30 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) 752-3700 for more information. Class code JR130

Feb 18 @ 12:30 PM

Skills Identification

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 explain the benefits of knowing your job related skills and how to identify them. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more ...

Feb 23 @ 3:30 PM

Feb
8
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

National External Diploma Program (NEDP)

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

You can earn a high school diploma online through the National External Diploma Program (NEDP), a high school diploma option for adults who have significant life experience and can demonstrate academic competencies and real-world skills. Individuals enrolling in NEDP must pass qualifying math and reading tests. For more information and orientation dates, please call 718-752-3723.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
8
1:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Drop-In Hours

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Do you need help with JobMap and revising your resume or cover letter? Drop in for one-on-one assistance and learn how to preregister for our computer classes. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call (718) 752-3700.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
8
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Homework Lounge

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

School-age children and teens are invited to use the library to work on their assignments in an enriching and productive environment.

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

Additional Dates


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Feb
9
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Quiet Lounge

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Do you need more time to finish your computer tasks? At our Quiet Lounge open lab sessions for adults, you can use a laptop to complete your tasks without outside disturbance.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
9
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

JobMap Orientation

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

JobMap is a 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 resume and cover letters online, and get your resume reviewed online. Call (718) 752-3700 for more information.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
9
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Skills Identification

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 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 explain the benefits of knowing your job related skills and how to identify them. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, please call (718) 752-3700. Class code JR110


Feb
10
10:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Resumes

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

A winning resume is a must for any job seeker! In this two-part series, participants will learn: what resume reviewers look for; how to select the best resume format; how to avoid common resume mistakes; how to properly type and format your resume in Microsoft Word; and how to send your resume to potential employers. The Employment Counselor will be available for individual assistance after class. For further information, please call 718-990-5102. Class Code: JR130


Feb
10
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Basic Excel

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 openings

Learn the basics of Microsoft Excel. Topics include: understanding and navigating spreadsheets; creating workbooks, entering and editing date, and creating charts and graphs.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
10
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Blood Pressure Screening

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

The library has partnered with The Floating Hospital to offer free blood pressure screenings and information on health care services on a monthly basis. First come, first served.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
10
1:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Introduction to Email

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 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. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code: CC120


Feb
11
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Basic Excel

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics of Microsoft Excel. Topics include: understanding and navigating spreadsheets; creating workbooks, entering and editing date, and creating charts and graphs.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
11
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Resume Workshop

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

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) 752-3700 for more information. Class code JR130


Feb
11
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Interview Preparation

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

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. This workshop will cover different types of interviews and interviewing techniques, preparing for an interview, responding to common and difficult questions, and following up after an interview. The Employment Counselor will be available for individual assistance after class. For more information, call (718) 752-3700. Class code JR170


Feb
11
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Minecraft Club

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Children will test and build their creativity playing MineCraft.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
11
4:30PM

--to--

6:15PM

Yoga For Teens

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Participants will lean simple yoga exercises and techniques that can help increase their sense of physical, mental, and spiritual well-being.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
11
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Sculpt for Adults

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Instructor Susie Nin leads a total body workout fitness class that addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and strengthen circulatory and respiratory systems. Bring a 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


Feb
12
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Beginning a Business: Winter Series

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

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


Feb
12
5:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Hot Reads For Cold Nights

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Check out a book and leave the receipt at the desk for a chance to win prizes. The more you read, the better your chances of winning!

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

Additional Dates


Feb
13
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

STEM Toddler Time

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Regardless of whether it's hot, cold or raining, a good story time is the perfect reason to leave the house and head to the library. We offer great stories and literacy activities for children age 5 and under.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
13
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Saturday SMART Club

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Join the team to create a book- based video! Small groups of kids in grades 2-4will choose either a favorite book or a new book of interest, select four scenes from it, storyboard the scenes, film them, edit the film, and present the final product to be posted on YouTube. All materials will be provided.


Feb
16
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Book Trailer Video Project

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Create a video trailer for a favorite book at this mid-winter break program for ages 8-12. Groups will choose a book; select, storyboard, and film four scenes from it; edit the film; and post the final product on YouTube. All materials will be provided.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
16
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Skills Identification

Location: Long Island City
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 explain the benefits of knowing your job related skills and how to identify them. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, please visit the Job Information Center or call (718) 752-3700. Class code JR110


Feb
17
10:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Cover Letters

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

A cover letter helps you stand out from the crowd and get an interview! In this two part series, participants will learn: what cover letters are and why they’re necessary; the do’s and don’ts of cover letter writing; how to write different types of cover letters; how to properly type, format, and send your cover letter to potential employers. The Employment Counselor will be available for individual assistance after class. For further information, please call 718-990-5102. Class Code: JR150

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

Additional Dates


Feb
17
1:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Beginners' Word

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 19 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. Class code: CC170


Feb
18
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Resume Workshop

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

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) 752-3700 for more information. Class code JR130


Feb
19
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Dork Diaries Party Where Self Esteem Rules

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Girls! Join us for an afternoon of games, contest, and activities on the "Dork Diaries."


Feb
23
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Skills Identification

Location: Long Island City
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 explain the benefits of knowing your job related skills and how to identify them. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, please visit the Job Information Center or call (718) 752-3700. Class code JR110


Feb
24
1:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Beginners' Excel

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 19 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. Basic computer skills are required. Class Code: CC180


Feb
25
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Resume Workshop

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

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) 752-3700 for more information. Class code JR130


Feb
25
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Interview Preparation

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

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. This workshop will cover different types of interviews and interviewing techniques, preparing for an interview, responding to common and difficult questions, and following up after an interview. The Employment Counselor will be available for individual assistance after class. For more information, call (718) 752-3700. Class code JR170


Feb
26
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Diary Of A Wimpy Kid's Boys Club

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Boys! Join us for an afternoon of games, contests, and activities based on the "Diary of a Wimpy Kid."


Feb
29
5:45PM

--to--

7:45PM

Family Films

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

All films are rated PG unless otherwise specified: 1/25 - "Max" (2015); 2/29 - "Selma" (2014, rated PG-13); 3/28 - "A League of Their Own" (1992); 4/25 - "Big Hero 6" (2014); 6/27 - "Jumanji" (1995); 7/25 - "Jurassic World" (2015, rated PG-13)

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

Additional Dates


Mar
7
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

DJ Workshop with Building Beats

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

This a four week workshop for teens that are interested in being a DJ or producing hip hop music. This is a hands-on workshop where teens will learn the technology and the entrepreneurial skills they need to succeed in the music industry. For more information or to register text qpl.longislandcity@gmail.com or call (718) 752-3700.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
15
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

JobMap Orientation

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

JobMap is a 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 resume and cover letters online, and get your resume reviewed online. Call 718-752-3700 for more information.


Mar
15
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Skills Identification

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

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 explain the benefits of knowing your job-related skills and how to identify them. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, please call 718-752-3700. Class code JR110


Mar
17
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Resume Workshop

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

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 718-752-3700 for more information. Class code JR130


Mar
17
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Interview Preparation

Location: Long Island City
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. This workshop will cover different types of interviews and interviewing techniques, preparing for an interview, responding to common and difficult questions, and following up after an interview. The Employment Counselor will be available for individual assistance after class. For more information, call 718-752-3700. Class code JR170


Mar
22
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Job Search Strategies

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

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself for success! In this workshop, you will learn about general and career-specific websites and how to find and apply for jobs online safely, create an account at a major job search website, post your resume online and email a resume. Call 718-752-3700 for more information. Class code JR190


Mar
22
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Cover Letters

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

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, tips for making it stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, please call 718-752-3700. Class code JR150


Mar
22
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Online Job Applications

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

Online job applications have become the standard for applying to many jobs and they can be difficult to navigate if you’re not prepared. Learn to identify common online application sections and prepare information for them to make applying online easier and more successful. Call 718-752-3700 for more information.


Mar
29
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

JobMap Orientation

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

JobMap is a 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 resume and cover letters online, and get your resume reviewed online. Call 718-752-3700 for more information.


Mar
29
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Skills Identification

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

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 explain the benefits of knowing your job-related skills and how to identify them. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, please call 718-752-3700. Class code JR110


Mar
31
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Resume Workshop

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

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 718-752-3700 for more information. Class code JR130


Mar
31
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Interview Preparation

Location: Long Island City
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. This workshop will cover different types of interviews and interviewing techniques, preparing for an interview, responding to common and difficult questions, and following up after an interview. The Employment Counselor will be available for individual assistance after class. For more information, call 718-752-3700. Class code JR170


Apr
4
1:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Drop-In Hours

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Do you need help with JobMap and revising your resume or cover letter? Drop in for one-on-one assistance and learn how to preregister for our computer classes. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call (718) 752-3700.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
5
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

JobMap Orientation

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

JobMap is a 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 resume and cover letters online, and get your resume reviewed online. Call 718-752-3700 for more information.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
5
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Skills Identification

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

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 explain the benefits of knowing your job related skills and how to identify them. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, please call 718-752-3700. Class code JR110


Apr
7
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Resume Workshop

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

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 718-752-3700 for more information. Class code JR130


Apr
7
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Interview Preparation

Location: Long Island City
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. This workshop will cover different types of interviews and interviewing techniques, preparing for an interview, responding to common and difficult questions, and following up after an interview. The Employment Counselor will be available for individual assistance after class. For more information, call 718-752-3700. Class code JR170


Apr
12
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Skills Identification

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

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 explain the benefits of knowing your job related skills and how to identify them. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, please call 718-752-3700. Class code JR110


Apr
14
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Resume Workshop

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

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 718-752-3700 for more information. Class code JR130


Apr
14
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Interview Preparation

Location: Long Island City
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. This workshop will cover different types of interviews and interviewing techniques, preparing for an interview, responding to common and difficult questions, and following up after an interview. The Employment Counselor will be available for individual assistance after class. For more information, call 718-752-3700. Class code JR170


Apr
19
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Skills Identification

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

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 explain the benefits of knowing your job related skills and how to identify them. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, please call 718-752-3700. Class code JR110


Apr
21
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Resume Workshop

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

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 718-752-3700 for more information. Class code JR130


Apr
21
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Interview Preparation

Location: Long Island City
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. This workshop will cover different types of interviews and interviewing techniques, preparing for an interview, responding to common and difficult questions, and following up after an interview. The Employment Counselor will be available for individual assistance after class. For more information, call 718-752-3700. Class code JR170


Apr
26
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Skills Identification

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

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 explain the benefits of knowing your job-related skills and how to identify them. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, please call 718-752-3700. Class code JR110


Apr
28
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Resume Workshop

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

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 718-752-3700 for more information. Class code JR130


Apr
28
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Interview Preparation

Location: Long Island City
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. This workshop will cover different types of interviews and interviewing techniques, preparing for an interview, responding to common and difficult questions, and following up after an interview. The Employment Counselor will be available for individual assistance after class. For more information, call 718-752-3700. Class code JR170


Free computer access is available at all the libraries.

The Long Island City Community Library has:

  • 18 public access computers
  • 15 in-library laptops providing core library services
  • Software and databases for public use
  • Internet access

 

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Special Interest/Noteworthy Collections at the Long Island City Community Library include:

  • Black Experience
  • Cookbooks
  • Travel
  • Computer Books
  • Test Books

Child Care / Preschools
Community Organizations & Services
Emergency Services
Local Hospitals
Local Newspapers
Parks and Playgrounds
Post Office
Public Elementary Schools
Public High Schools
Public Intermediate / Junior High Schools
Elected Officials
History
Special Services

Child Care / Preschools
Astoria Child Care Center
21-20 35 Avenue
Long Island City NY ,
phone: (718) 784-2856
fax:
Little Friends Nursery School
4342 47th St
Long Island City NY , 11104
phone: (718)786-4644
fax:
Queensbridge Daycare PAL Western Green Nursery School
10-26 41 Avenue
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phone: (718) 784-2092
fax:
Queensbridge Daycare Center
3811 27th St.
Long Island City NY , 11101
phone: (718)729-5659
fax:
  

Community Organizations & Services
Meals On Wheels
45-18 Court Square #501
Long Island City NY , 11106
phone: (718) 482-8620
fax:
Ravenswood Community Center
35-40 21 Street
Long Island City NY , 11106
phone: (718) 786-3131
fax:
Queensbridge/Riis Senior Center
10-25 41st Ave.,
Long Island City NY ,
phone: (718) 937-1093
fax:
Hanac Ravenswood Senior Center
34-35 12 Street #A
Long Island City NY , 11106
phone: (718) 786-1550
fax:
  

Emergency Services
Engine 206
11-15 37th Ave
Long Island City NY , 11106
phone:
fax:
114 Precinct
34-16 Astoria Blvd
Astoria NY , 11103
phone: (718) 626-9311
fax:
 

Local Hospitals
Elmhurst Hospital Center
79-01 Broadway
Elmhurst NY , 11373
phone: (718) 334-4000
fax:
  

Local Newspapers
Queens Tribune

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phone: (718) 357-7400
fax:
  

Parks and Playgrounds
Astoria Park Pool
19 Street and 23 Drive
Astoria NY , 11105
phone: (718) 626-8620
fax:
Queensbridge Park
21st Street, Bridge Plaza, East River
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phone:
fax:
 

Post Office
Grand Station Post Office
45-08 30 Avenue
Long Island City NY , 11103
phone:
fax:
  

Public Elementary Schools
P.S.111 Jacob Blackwell School
37-15 13 Street
Long Island City NY , 11101
phone: (718) 786-2073
fax:
P.S.112 Dutch Kills School
25-05 37th Ave
Long Island City NY , 11101
phone: (718) 784-5250
fax:
 

Public High Schools
Long Island City High School
14-30 Broadway
Long Island City NY , 11106
phone: (718) 545-7095
fax:
Aviation Career & Technical H.S
43-30 36th St.
Long Island City NY , 11101
phone: (718) 361-2032
fax:
 

Public Intermediate / Junior High Schools
I.S. 204 O. W. Holmes School
36-41 28 Street
Long Island City NY , 11106
phone: (718) 937-1463
fax:
  

Elected Officials
NYC Council
Hon. Paul Vallone
District19@council.nyc.gov
District Office Address 42-40 Bell Boulevard, Suite 507
Bayside NY, 11361
phone: (718) 619-8611
fax: (718) 631-4100
Manhattan Office Address 250 Broadway, Suite 1841
New York NY, 10007
phone: 212-788-7250
fax: 212-788-1860
NYC Council
Hon. Jimmy Van Bramer
JVanBramer@council.nyc.gov
District Office Address 47-01 Queens Boulevard,Suite 205
Sunnyside NY, 11104
phone: (718) 383-9566
fax: (718) 383-9076
Manhattan Office Address 250 Broadway, Suite 1833
New York NY , 10007
phone: (212) 788-7370
fax: (212) 513-7195
NYS Assembly
Hon. Catherine T. Nolan
NolanC@assembly.state.ny.us
District Office 61-08 Linden Street
Ridgewood NY, 11385
phone: (718) 456-9492
fax: (718) 417-4982
Albany Office LOB, Room 836
Albany NY, 12248
phone: (518) 455-4851
fax: (518) 455-3847
NYS Senate
Hon. Michael Gianaris
gianaris@nysenate.gov
District Office 31-19 Newtown Avenue, Suite 402
Astoria NY , 11102
phone: (718) 728-0960
fax: (718) 728-0963
Albany Office Senate Capitol Building, Room 413
Albany NY, 12247
phone: (518) 455-3486
fax: (518) 426-6929
US Congress
Hon. Carolyn Maloney
District Office 31-19 Newtown Avenue
Astoria NY , 11102
phone: (718) 932-1804
fax: (718) 932-1805
Legislative Office 2308 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington DC, 20515
phone: (202) 225-7944
fax: (202) 225-4709
Boro President
Hon. Melinda Katz
Info@queensbp.org
  
Mayor
Hon. Bill de Blasio
  

History

Located in northwestern Queens, Long Island City (LIC) is the largest neighborhood in the borough. It was the earliest part of Queens to be recognized by the Dutch and was the scene of many British troop movements. Created in 1870 from the communities of Astoria, Hunters Point, Blissville, Ravenswood, Dutch Kills, Bowery Bay, Steinway and Sunnyside, locals now use the term LIC only for the area south of Astoria.

In the mid 1800s, Hunters Point, the southern tip of LIC on the East River water front, became linked with the North Fork Line of the LIRR. Ferry service also began between Wall Street and 34th Street. By 1870 when Long Island City was chartered, it had become the center of industry for Queens County. By the end of that century a major building boom had established a number of important factories as well as urban residential areas.

With the opening of the Queensborough Bridge in 1908 and the original Pennsylvania Station on the Queens waterfront in 1910, many factories located here and innumerable industries took advantage of the ample space and low land cost. By 1940 with the completion of The Triborough Bridge and the Queens Midtown Tunnel, Long Island City sitting next to the Sunnyside Rail Yards had become a world class industrial center though more or less a passing through point for commuters between Manhattan, Eastern Queens, and Long Island.

By the mid 1970s, however, due to the migration of businesses out of New York, LIC had become a small sleepy town with many empty factories and warehouse spaces. A new group began to emerge composed of younger artists and musicians who were being priced out of the tight market in Manhattan and who were drawn to the spacious lofts, unhindered light, and the almost rural quality of the neighborhood. Equally attractive was the existence of the studios of two world renowned artists, the late Isamu Noguchi, whose studio is now a museum, and Mark DiSuvero who established the Socrates Sculpture Park, the city's largest outdoor exhibition space. The Urban and Contemporary Arts Institute, better known as P.S. 1, at one time Public School #1, became central to the Long Island City Arts movement.

The 1980s saw greater industrial expansion in Long Island City and a rebirth of the film industry, which had its early roots here. Most notable was the establishment of Silvercup Studios, which converted an old bread factory into what would become the largest independent, full-service film and television production facility in the northeastern United States. The International Design Center of New York was opened on the site where the Sunshine bakery and Adams Chewing Gum plants stood. La Guardia Community College took over the disused factories of the White Motor Company and the Equitable Bag Company. The 48 story Citicorp building was erected in 1989 and is the tallest building in New York City outside Manhattan.

Special Services

Queens Library HealthLink

 

According to the American Cancer Society, approximately one of two American men and one of three American women will have some type of cancer at some point during their lifetime. Queens Library HealthLink seeks to increase access to cancer screening and cancer treatment among medically underserved communities in Queens. Queens Library HealthLink is a partnership between Queens Library, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Queens Cancer Center of Queens Hospital and the American Cancer Society.