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This Weekend at Queens Library

What can you do at the Library this weekend? Well, you can enjoy a fusion of musical traditions with Maestro Ustad Shafaat Khan, meet Victorian mystery author Laura Joh Rowland, celebrate Lunar New Year (a little early!), cheer for kids at a spelling bee, practice your dancing, find the right science fair project, learn how to eat healthy ...

Honor Martin Luther King Jr. at Queens Library

This January and February, we hope you will join us for special events that pay tribute to the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., including poetry readings, dramatic performances, fun learning opportunities for kids, and much more.

We also have suggestions below for great books and movies about Dr. King.

All ...

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 ...

Watch Great Films with Kanopy!

Get out your Queens Library card and sign up for Kanopy, the Library's newest on-demand video streaming service, where you can watch more than 30,000 classic movies, indie films, foreign films, and acclaimed documentaries!

You can stream films from hundreds of popular producers such as The Criterion ...

Immigration Assistance at Queens Library

Queens Library offers several resources for new Americans and prospective citizens.

Join us for citizenship classes and workshops, free legal help and financial counseling from NYCitizenship, and more.

Learn about your rights and the realities of the immigration process, and receive assitance from experienced lawyers and ...

Jan
22
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Excel: Pivot Tables

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

Learn to create and display data with Pivot Tables in Excel. Previous knowledge of Excel is recommended.


Jan
22
4:30PM

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6:00PM

InDesign: Using Grids

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

Learn how to set up and use grids in Adobe InDesign CC. To register, call 718-990-8625.


Jan
25
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Photoshop: Gradients

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

Learn to use a gradient effect in Adobe Photoshop CC. Prior knowledge of Photoshop is recommended. For more information or to register, call 718-990-8625.


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Jan
25
1:00PM

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2:30PM

CSS For Beginners

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

Learn the basics of coding with CSS in this two part series! "HTML for Beginners" is the recommended prerequisite for this workshop series. To register, call 718-990-8625.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
27
1:00PM

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4:00PM

Design and Bind a Booklet or Journal with InDesign

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

Learn how to design and print a booklet, chapbook, zine, or journal with Adobe InDesign CC. Then bind your creation with a bookbinding stitch. To register, call 718-990-8625.


Jan
29
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Word: Using Shortcuts

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 26 openings

Take your word processing skills up a notch with keyboard shortcuts in Microsoft Word.


Jan
29
4:30PM

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6:00PM

InDesign: Setting Up Paragraph Styles

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

Learn how to set up and use Paragraph Styles in Adobe InDesign CC. To register, call 718-990-8625.


Feb
3
2:00PM

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4:30PM

Arduino Workshop: The World is Yours with Hip Hop Hacks

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 22 openings

Calling all makers, remixers, hackers, and tinkerers! Complete projects to measure the world around us with sensors powered by Arduino.

To register, call 718-990-8625.


Feb
5
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Word: Advanced Flyers

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 28 openings

Learn how to make advanced flyers in Microsoft Word. To register please call 718-990-8625.


Feb
5
4:30PM

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6:00PM

Introduction to Photoshop

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 26 openings

Learn the basic navigation of Photoshop CC. Participants should have basic computer skills, but no previous Photoshop experience is required. For more information or to register, call 718-990-8625.


Feb
8
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Introduction to Illustrator CC

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 24 openings

Learn the basic navigation of Illustrator CC. Participants should have basic computer skills, but no previous Illustrator experience is required. For more information or to register, call 718-990-8625.


Feb
8
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Resume Workshop

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 27 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. To register please call 718-990-8625.


Feb
8
4:30PM

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6:30PM

Digital Career Path

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

Are you 15-18 years old and interested in starting a career in digital technology? Get job-related skills and build a digital portfolio, while exploring digital production including: Adobe Photoshop, Video Editing, Digital Entrepreneurship… and more! Participants are strongly encouraged to attend all sessions. To register, please call 718-990-8625. The Digital Career Path program is presented in partnership with The LAMP.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
10
1:00PM

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4:00PM

Sew Your Own Plushy Monster

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

Learn to hand sew a plush toy in this workshop!


Feb
12
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Word: Make Your Own Calendar

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

Learn how to make your own calendar in Microsoft Word. To register please call 718-990-8625.


Feb
12
4:30PM

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6:00PM

Photoshop: Filter Basics

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 28 openings

Learn the use of filters in Adobe Photoshop CC. For more information or to register, call 718-990-8625.


Feb
15
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Make an Animated .Gif with Adobe CC

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

Learn how to make an Animated .Gif with Adobe Photoshop CC and Adobe Illustrator CC. For more information or to register, call 718-990-8625.


Feb
15
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Resume Writing with Word

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 29 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. To register please call 718-990-8625.


Feb
22
12:30PM

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2:30PM

How to Set Up an Online Store

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

Learn about popular e-commerce websites and how to use them to sell your product.


Feb
24
1:00PM

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4:00PM

Create Seamless Patterns with Adobe Illustrator

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

Turn your designs and illustrations into repeated patterns for wallpapers, backgrounds, prints, or other digital product with Adobe Illustrator CC. To register, call 718-990-8625.


Feb
26
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Getting More from Your Google Account

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

Learn about the many ways you can use your Google account, from Gmail and Google Maps to Google Drive and Google Groups. Basic computer skills and an existing Google account are required. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information and registration.


Feb
26
4:30PM

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6:00PM

Photoshop: Layers and Layer Masks

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

Learn the use of layers and layer masks in Adobe Photoshop CC. For more information or to preregister, call 718-990-8625.