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Now is a Great Time to Support the Queens Library!

Spring is an exciting time of growth and renewal—and a great time to give to the Queens Library Foundation!

The thousands of programs we offer are made possible by the generous support of donors like you.

Your gift today means we can continue to meet the needs of our diverse community.

With your gift, we ...

One Book, One New York: Cast Your Vote!

Imagine all New Yorkers reading and talking about the same book at the same time!

The NYC Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment and New York Magazine have announced the return of One Book, One New York, the exciting city-wide initiative that brings book-loving New Yorkers together to read the same book at the same ...

Celebrate Earth Day at Queens Library!

April 22 is Earth Day, and we're marking the occasion with arts & crafts, celebrations, science workshops, and more.

Plus, you can watch several Earth Day-themed movies on Kanopy, our on-demand video streaming service, all for free with your library card.

Join us for our special programs before ...

Celebrate National Poetry Month At The Library

April is National Poetry Month and we’ve got something planned for the poet in everyone.

We’ve gathered our list of recommendations from our collections, including books by poets and films about poets.

We also invite you to come to our poetry open mics and poetry slams, join in poetry writing events at your ...

Queens Library Magazine

The new issue of Queens Library Magazine is out now!

Queens Library Magazine combines great library-themed feature stories and two months' worth of information about our free programs, services, and special events, and it's available at your neighborhood library or ...

Young Adult Literacy Program: Pre-Register Now!

Are you interested in getting your High School Equivalency, but not sure where to start?

The Young Adult Literacy Program (YALP) is here to help!

This program is open to students ages 16–24, and offers four days of classes per week, as well as one day of service learning and job shadowing to help build your ...

Apr
26
11:00AM

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12:30PM

InDesign: Create an eBook

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 2 openings

Learn how to use InDesign to lay out and publish an eBook. Call 718-990-8625 to register.


Apr
26
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Presenting with PowerPoint

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 18 openings

Brush up on your publish speaking skills with this PowerPoint workshop. Call 718-990-8625 to register.


Apr
28
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Hashtag Workshop: Make Money with Social Media

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Registration is now closed

#HipHopHacks will show you how to get your brand seen and making money on social media. Light refreshments will be served.

This program is made possible by a grant from the NYC Department of Information Technology & Telecommunications.


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Apr
28
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Entrepreneurs and Industry Insiders Panel

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

Join #HipHopHacks in conversation with entrepreneurs and industry insiders who have built businesses in technology, music, and beyond. Refreshments will be served.

This program is made possible by a grant from the NYC Department of Information Technology & Telecommunications.


Apr
28
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Music Production Workshop with DJ Ray BLK

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

Learn music production with DJ Ray Blk. Light refreshments will be served.

This program is made possible by a grant from the NYC Department of Information Technology & Telecommunications.


Apr
30
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Excel: Advanced Tables

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

Learn to create and use advanced tables in Microsoft Excel. Call 718-990-8625 to register.


Apr
30
5:00PM

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7:00PM

Web Development Bootcamp

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

Learn to create fully functional websites in this six-week series. Participants are highly encouraged to attend all six workshops. No prior experience is required.

Weekly topics will be as follows:
Week 1 (April 2): HTML & CSS
Week 2 (April 9): JavaScript Basics & Functions
Week 3 (April 16): JavaScript Prototypes & Classes
Week 4 (April 23): AngularJS
Week 5 (April 30): NodeJS/Express
Week 6 (May 7): Putting It All Together

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

Additional Dates


May
3
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Computer Club: Intro to Computers

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 29 openings

New to computers? Learn the basic parts and functions of a computer in this introductory class.


May
3
5:00PM

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7:00PM

Intro to Photoshop

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 29 openings

Learn the basic navigation and layout of Adobe Photoshop CC in this hands-on workshop.


May
5
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Excel: Data Entry and Tables

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 openings

Learn the basics of data entry and creating simple tables in Microsoft Excel.


May
5
1:00PM

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4:30PM

3D Printing for Beginners

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 23 openings

With 3D printing, you can quickly make models, jewelry, prototypes, and more. Learn to use a 3D printer in this hands-on workshop.


May
7
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Make a .Gif with Adobe

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 openings

Learn to make an animated .Gif using Adobe Creative Cloud software.


May
10
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Computer Club: Intro to Internet

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 29 openings

Learn how to access and navigate the Internet. In this class, you will learn key terminology, use a web browser, and understand how to use searches and websites.


May
10
5:00PM

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7:00PM

Photoshop Workshop

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 29 openings

Improve your Photoshop skills by working through a project with an instructor.


May
12
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Excel: Creating Charts and Graphs

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 openings

Learn how to create charts and graphs in Microsoft Excel.


May
12
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Queensbridge Sewing Club

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Not required

Learn to use a sewing machine and make your own sewing projects with an expert teacher. Space is extremely limited. Register in person or by calling 917-378-5559. This program is made possible by a grant from the NYC Department of Information Technology & Telecommunications.

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

Additional Dates


May
14
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Getting More from Your Google Account

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 openings

You already use Google for email. Now learn what else your Google account can do for you, including calendars, maps, Google Drive, and more.


May
14
5:00PM

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7:00PM

Hip Hop Hacks presents Arduino

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 29 openings

Learn to code with an Arduino board as taught by Hip Hop Hacks.


May
17
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Computer Club: Intro to Email

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 29 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.


May
17
5:00PM

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7:00PM

Photoshop Workshop

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 openings

Improve your Photoshop skills by working through a project with an instructor.


May
19
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Excel: Using Formulas and Functions

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 openings

Make Excel do math for you! Learn how to use basic formulas and functions in Microsoft Excel.


May
19
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Resumes

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 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 call 718-990-8625.


May
21
5:00PM

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7:00PM

Intro to Video Editing with Premiere

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 openings

Learn the basic navigation and layout of Adobe Premiere CC in this hands-on workshop.


May
24
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Computer Club: Intro to Word

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

Learn to navigate Microsoft Word in this workshop for beginners.


May
24
5:00PM

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7:00PM

3D Printing for Beginners

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

With 3D printing, you can quickly make models, jewelry, prototypes, and more. Learn to use a 3D printer in this hands-on workshop. Participants must attend both workshops.

QueensbridgeThu, May 31, 20185:00PM - 7:00PM

May
26
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Excel: Advanced Formulas and Functions

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

You’ve mastered the basics. Now learn to use more complex formulas and functions in Microsoft Excel.


May
31
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Create a Website with Wix

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

Learn how to use Wix.com to create a free website to suit your individual needs.


Jun
2
1:00PM

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4:30PM

3D Printing Project

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

You know the basics of 3D printing. Now learn more advanced skills in this hands-on workshop!