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Long Island City

OSHA Job Training Information Session

Queens Library is offering free 10-hour and 30-hour OSHA training for the building and maintenance trades. Find out more and preregister for the program at this information session!

Aug 18 @ 10:00 AM

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. Have a question about this class? Call ...

Aug 25 @ 2:30 PM

Skills Identification

In this competitive job market, it is important to know your job skills as well as be able to market these skills to potential employers. Learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills and become aware of the most sought job skills. ...

Aug 25 @ 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. Have a question about this class? Call ...

Sep 8 @ 2:30 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. Have a question about this class? Call ...

Sep 22 @ 2:30 PM

Jul
31
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

The Summer Meals Program provides children nutritious meals when school is not in session. Queens Library will offer summer meals from June 29 to September 4 from 1:00-2:00PM at select community libraries.


Jul
31
2:00PM

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3:00PM

SMART Academy

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

School has ended and the fun has begun! We'll learn coding, do exciting science experiments, play educational games and win prizes, every afternoon this summer. Get smart!


Jul
31
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Superhero Fun

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Pow! Boom! Bam! Every hero has a story. Find out more about yours!


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Jul
31
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Maker Camp

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

Maker Camp is free for everyone and a great way for communities large and small to engage kids this summer with cool projects and activities. All kids can join, no matter where they live or go to school, and best of all, it's free!


Aug
1
10:00AM

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4:00PM

High School Equivalency Exam Screenings

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Drop in to take an assessment test to see if you are ready for the TASC (Test Assessing Secondary Completion) or NEDP (National External Diploma Program) exam. For more information, call 718-752-3723.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
1
10:00AM

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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


Aug
1
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Students ages 6-18 can get homework help at the library Saturdays between 11:00AM and 2:00PM.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
3
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Healthy Gourmet Series

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Explore, cook and taste some simple vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free meals with recipes outside your usual repertoire!


Aug
4
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Technology Tuesdays

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

At our Technology Tuesdays, we will focuses on a different aspect of technology at each workshop. No prior computer experience is necessary.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
1:00PM

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4:00PM

Quick Summer Prep for Academic Tests

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Assistance is available to help children prepare for various state tests used to gauge academic progress and standing. We are offering test preparation and tutoring services in one-on-one and small-group settings.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
6
6:00PM

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7:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Sculpt

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Instructor Susie Nin total body workout fitness class 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


Aug
10
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Magazine Mixer

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

We'll discuss interesting articles and reviews from popular magazines that reflect the latest news and trends.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
18
10:00AM

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12:00PM

OSHA 10 & 30 Hour Job Training Information Session: Construction

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Queens Library is offering free classes for 10 Hour & 30 Hour OSHA Training. Find out more and preregister for this program at this Information Session!


Aug
18
10:00AM

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11:00AM

OSHA Job Training Information Session

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Queens Library is offering free 10-hour and 30-hour OSHA training for the building and maintenance trades. Find out more and preregister for the program at this information session!


Aug
25
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. Have a question about this class? Call 718-634-4784.


Aug
25
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Skills Identification

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

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


Sep
8
2:30PM

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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. Have a question about this class? Call 718-990-8625.


Sep
8
3:00PM

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6:00PM

Book Buddies

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Teen volunteers are paired with children in grades 1-6 who want to practice reading aloud or have someone read to them. Children will also participate in fun literacy games and other activities.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
3:00PM

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6:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Our volunteer Homework Helpers offer after-school assistance to children in grades 1-6 to help them succeed in class

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Chess Club for Kids

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Why chess? Chess is a universal game that teaches strategy, patience, focus, and anticipating and understanding the consequences of actions. Plus, it's a lot of fun!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Back-to-School Extravaganza

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Do you need to borrow materials from the library for school assignments but owe too many fines on your library card? Help is on the way! For any children’s or tween library program you attend September 9-30, you will earn a $20 Library Buck Voucher. Each voucher can be used towards reducing your outstanding fine! Some programs may require preregistration. You may preregister for and attend more than one program to earn more than one Library Buck Voucher.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
22
2:30PM

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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. Have a question about this class? Call 718-990-8625.