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Job-Search Strategies

Are your resume and cover letters ready? How do you search for jobs? What are the most effective ways to find open jobs? In this two-part series, participants will learn: traditional and creative ways to find jobs, how to network for job leads and how to use online tools to find job leads. The Employment Counselor will be available for ...

Jul 6 @ 10:00 AM, Jul 13 @ 10:00 AM

Intermediate Word

Build on your basic knowledge of Microsoft Word. Learn how to format Word documents; insert tables, charts, headers, footers; and format bibliographies. Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Word are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class Code CC200

Jul 6 @ 1:30 PM

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.

Jul 12 @ 2:30 PM

Intermediate Excel

Improve your productivity and boost your 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 13 @ 1:30 PM

Resume Building

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

Jul 14 @ 12:30 PM

Job Search Strategies

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

Jul 19 @ 2:30 PM

Cover Letter

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

Jul 19 @ 3:30 PM

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. 718-752-3700 for more information.

Jul 26 @ 2:30 PM

Advanced Internet

Go beyond the basics and explore the more advanced aspects of the internet by learning about advanced search techniques, different internet browsers, deleting cookies and caches, bookmarking and personalizing your browser, incognito browsers, and securing online privacy. Basic computer skills and a valid email address are required. Class ...

Jul 27 @ 1:30 PM

Resume Building

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

Jul 28 @ 12:30 PM

Jul
5
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Long Island City, mi barrio

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Come learn and practice the basics of digital photography exploring self-expression while becoming acquainted with your neighborhood in a workshop focused on social mobility and the use of resources around us with Sol Aramendi. Tuesdays, July 5, 12, 19, 26, August 2, 9 at Long Island City. Continuing at Queens Museum of Art: August 16, 23, 30

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

Additional Dates


Jul
6
10:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Job-Search Strategies

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

Are your resume and cover letters ready? How do you search for jobs? What are the most effective ways to find open jobs? In this two-part series, participants will learn: traditional and creative ways to find jobs, how to network for job leads and how to use online tools to find job leads. The Employment Counselor will be available for individual assistance after class. For further information, please call 718-990-5102. Class Code: JR190

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

Additional Dates


Jul
6
1:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Intermediate Word

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

Build on your basic knowledge of Microsoft Word. Learn how to format Word documents; insert tables, charts, headers, footers; and format bibliographies. Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Word are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class Code CC200


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Jul
11
1:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

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.


Jul
12
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

JobMap Orientation

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

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.


Jul
12
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Job Skills Identification

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

In this competitive job market, it is vitally important to know your job skills and how to market them to potential employers. In this two-part workshop, participants will learn about different types of skills, how to identify their own and how to develop keywords and accomplishment statements. For further information, please call 718-752-3700. Class code JR110


Jul
13
1:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Intermediate Excel

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 19 openings

Improve your productivity and boost your 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
14
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Resume Building

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


Jul
14
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Interview Preparation

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 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. For more information, call 718-752-3700. Class code JR170


Jul
18
1:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

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.


Jul
19
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Job Search Strategies

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

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


Jul
19
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Cover Letter

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 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, tips for making it stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, please call 718-752-3700. Class code JR150


Jul
19
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Online Job Applications

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

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.


Jul
20
10:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Interview Preparation

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

In this two-part workshop, participants will learn different types of interviews, how to prepare for your interview, different interview techniques and common questions, and how to successfully respond to difficult questions, and how to follow up properly after the interview. The Employment Counselor will be available for individual assistance after class. For further information, please call 718-990-5102. Class Code: JR170

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

Additional Dates


Jul
20
1:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Intermediate PowerPoint

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 19 openings

Take your PowerPoint presentations to the next level! Topics will include creating transitions, emphasizing your information with animations, inserting charts, and multimedia. Basic computer skills and knowledge of PowerPoint are required. Class Code: CC220


Jul
25
1:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

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.


Jul
25
5:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Signing a Commercial Lease: What You Need To Know

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 28 openings

Learn how to negotiate a fair commercial lease! Business owners invest significant resources into their commercial spaces, but don't always know their rights as tenants. This course is taught by attorneys who have counseled both landlords and tenants on lease agreements.
Topics:
How to negotiate your lease term and build exit strategies into the lease
How to avoid signing "form" leases that favor the landlord


Jul
25
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)


Jul
26
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

JobMap Orientation

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

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. 718-752-3700 for more information.


Jul
26
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Job Skills Identification

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

In this competitive job market, it is vitally important to know your job skills and how to market them to potential employers. In this two-part workshop, participants will learn about different types of skills, how to identify their own and how to develop keywords and accomplishment statements. The Employment Counselor will be available for individual assistance after class. For further information, please call 718-752-3700. Class code JR110


Jul
27
1:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Advanced Internet

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

Go beyond the basics and explore the more advanced aspects of the internet by learning about advanced search techniques, different internet browsers, deleting cookies and caches, bookmarking and personalizing your browser, incognito browsers, and securing online privacy. Basic computer skills and a valid email address are required. Class code CC110


Jul
28
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Resume Building

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


Jul
28
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


Aug
2
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, how to find and apply for jobs online, create an account at a major job-search website, post your resume online, and email your resume. Call 718-752-3700 for more information. Class code JR190


Aug
2
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Cover Letter

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


Aug
2
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. Class Code: JR160


Aug
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 718-634-4784 for more information.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
9
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Job Skills Identification

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

It is vitally important to not only know your job skills, but also to be able to market them to potential employers during your job search. In this workshop, you will learn 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


Aug
11
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Resume Building

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


Aug
11
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


Aug
16
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, how to find and apply for jobs online, create an account at a major job-search website, post your resume online, and email your resume. Call 718-752-3700 for more information. Class code JR190


Aug
16
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Cover Letter

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


Aug
16
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. Class Code: JR160


Aug
17
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Dance It Out: A Fitness Workshop for Kids

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

“FitFund” encourages kids 6 to 12 to stay fit! This interactive dance fitness workshop encourage healthy habits and positive attitudes toward physical exercise. Participants get fit while having fun!

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

Additional Dates


Aug
23
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Job Skills Identification

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

It is vitally important to not only know your job skills, but also to be able to market them to potential employers during your job search. In this workshop, you will learn 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


Aug
25
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Resume Building

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


Aug
25
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


Aug
30
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, how to find and apply for jobs online, create an account at a major job-search website, post your resume online, and email your resume. Call 718-752-3700 for more information. Class code JR190


Aug
30
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Cover Letter

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


Aug
30
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. Class Code: JR160


Sep
6
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

JobMap Orientation

Location: Long Island City
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 resume and cover letters online, and get your resume reviewed online. Call 718-752-3700 for more information.


Sep
6
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 to know your job skills and how to market them to potential employers. In this two-part workshop, participants will learn about different types of skills, how to identify their own and how to develop keywords and accomplishment statements. For further information, please call (718) 634-4784. Class code JR110


Sep
8
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 718-634-4784 for more information. Class code JR130


Sep
8
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 718-634-4784. Class code JR170


Sep
13
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

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, how to find and apply for jobs online, create an account at a major job-search website, post your resume online, and email your resume. Call (718) 634-4784 for more information. Class code JR190


Sep
13
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.

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) 634-4784. Class Code: JR150


Sep
13
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) 634-4784 for more information.


Sep
20
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

JobMap Orientation

Location: Long Island City
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 resume and cover letters online, and get your resume reviewed online. Call 718-752-3700 for more information.


Sep
20
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 to know your job skills and how to market them to potential employers. In this two-part workshop, participants will learn about different types of skills, how to identify their own and how to develop keywords and accomplishment statements. For further information, please call (718) 634-4784. Class code JR110


Sep
22
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) 634-4784 for more information. Class code JR130


Sep
22
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 718-634-4784. Class code JR170


Sep
27
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, how to find and apply for jobs online, create an account at a major job-search website, post your resume online, and email your resume. Call (718) 634-4784 for more information. Class code JR190


Sep
27
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.

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) 634-4784. Class Code: JR150


Sep
27
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) 634-4784 for more information.