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We Did It!

Thanks to your social media posts, your postcards, letters and calls, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Speaker Corey Johnson, and the New York City Council on June 14, 2018 agreed on a budget for Fiscal Year 2019 that includes at least $60 million in capital funds and a $16.7 million increase in ...

Summer Reading: Libraries Rock!

Summer reading is here, and our theme this year is Libraries Rock!

We can’t wait for you to rock and roll with us at our music-themed events all summer long, from making your own instruments to sing-alongs!

Get your reading groove on this summer and track your reading progress through fun activities at your ...

Queens Library's Battle of the Bands!

The Battle of the Bands is back and better than ever!

For the fourth year running, New York bands will have the opportunity to bring the house down at the 2,100-seat Colden Auditorium at Queens College’s Kupferberg Center for the Arts on Saturday, June 30!

Gifted musicians ages ...

Get Ready for Father’s Day!

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 17. Get prepared at the library with lots of opportunities to make crafts for the father figures in your life.

From cards and ties to a picture frame or a poster, we’ve got you covered. You can also attend Father’s Day-themed storytimes with your child.

If your child is ...

Battle of the Bands Spotlights!

The 4th Annual Battle of the Bands is just 4 weeks away, and here's where you can learn about our talented contestants.

For today's spotlights, you can meet your returning host with the most, Torae, plus Jackson Heights natives and Battle of the Bands newcomers E3.

Check back here in the ...

Support Queens Library with Your 2018 Annual Fund Gift

The last day of school is just a few weeks away—and we’re already hard at work preparing programs, signing kids up for summer reading, and ensuring that we can meet the needs of the 52,000 children and young adults who are expected to visit Queens Library this summer.

The thousands of programs we offer are made ...

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 ...

Drag Queen Story Hour At The Library!

We hope you will join us at several community libraries for Drag Queen Story Hour, a unique storytime for children ages 3-8 that raises awareness of gender diversity, promotes self-acceptance, and builds empathy through an enjoyable literary experience.

Created by Michelle Tea and RADAR Productions in San Francisco, DQSH now ...

Jun
18
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Digital Design Portfolio

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.

Learn the basics of graphic design with Adobe programs and set up an online portfolio to display your work in this four-week series.

QueensbridgeMon, Jun 25, 20186:00PM - 8:00PM

Jun
21
12:00PM

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4:00PM

QuickBooks

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. If you wish to register, check availability for program date June 18, 2018

Learn QuickBooks in this four-workshop series.

June 18: Setting Up Your Books in QuickBooks
June 21: Transactions in QuickBooks
June 25: Advanced Bookkeeping with QuickBooks (Part 1)
June 28: Advanced Bookkeeping with QuickBooks (Part 2)

QueensbridgeThu, Jun 21, 201812:00PM - 4:00PM
QueensbridgeThu, Jun 21, 201812:00PM - 4:00PM
QueensbridgeThu, Jun 21, 201812:00PM - 4:00PM
QueensbridgeMon, Jun 25, 201812:00PM - 4:00PM
QueensbridgeMon, Jun 25, 201812:00PM - 4:00PM
QueensbridgeMon, Jun 25, 201812:00PM - 4:00PM
QueensbridgeMon, Jun 25, 201812:00PM - 4:00PM
QueensbridgeThu, Jun 28, 201812:00PM - 4:00PM
QueensbridgeThu, Jun 28, 201812:00PM - 4:00PM
QueensbridgeThu, Jun 28, 201812:00PM - 4:00PM
QueensbridgeThu, Jun 28, 201812:00PM - 4:00PM

Jun
21
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Beat Making with DJ Ray BLK

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.

Teens will learn to make beats with a real DJ in this four-week series.

QueensbridgeThu, Jun 28, 20186:00PM - 8:00PM

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Jun
23
12:00PM

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4:00PM

Professional Head Shot Photo Shoot

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 openings

Have a photographer take your photo for LinkedIn, social media profiles, your website, or wherever you need a professional picture. After you register, a library staff member will call you to confirm your appointment time.


Jun
23
12:00PM

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4:00PM

Vision Board Party: Empower, Plan, Create

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 openings

Olivia Keel is a young woman who believes in the power of dreaming! She is certified in Life Coaching and Mentoring, which allows her to support clients into their destinies. Join Olivia for a Vision Board Workshop, where you will create a board full of images and words that you choose to help you visualize your future and make your dreams into a reality. Refreshments from Mum's Kitchen will be served.


Jun
30
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Entrepreneurship and Branding with Jean Alerte

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 19 openings

2018 is halfway done but there is still time to work on your business ideas & brand! Whether you freelance or own a small business, you will receive some insight on branding or rebranding your business. If you don’t have a business, it’s totally fine: you will receive insight on the potential direction to help you build your future business.


Jul
2
5:45PM

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7:30PM

Excel: Pivot Tables

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 27 openings

Join us to learn what pivot tables are and how to use them in Microsoft Excel. Register online or by calling 718-990-8625. Basic computer skills and knowledge of Excel are required.


Jul
7
11:30AM

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1:00PM

Intro to Computers

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

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


Jul
7
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Creating with Electronics Series

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

Learn to use LEDS, motors, sensors, and other components to make projects in this series. Beginners welcome!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
9
5:45PM

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7:30PM

HTML Series

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. If you wish to register, check availability for program date July 9, 2018
Availability: 26 openings

Learn the basics of computer coding in this series. Week 1: Getting Started with HTML. Week 2: Using images and external files. Week 3: Creating tables and advanced structures . Week 4: Creating forms and wrap up.

QueensbridgeMon, Jul 16, 20185:45PM - 7:30PM30 openings
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Jul
14
11:30AM

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1:00PM

Intro to Internet

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


Jul
21
11:30AM

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1:00PM

Intro to Email

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

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.


Jul
26
5:45PM

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7:45PM

NYC Open Data Training

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

NYC’s Open Data Portal is a free way to get facts about crime, housing, transportation, the environment, employment, business, and more. City residents can use this tool to better understand their neighborhood and advocate for their community. In this workshop, participants will:
• Learn to find data about your community
• Explore how data tells the story of New York City
• Share feedback on how we can improve this resource for you!


Jul
28
11:30AM

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1:00PM

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.


Jul
28
2:30PM

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4:30PM

LinkedIn

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

Refresh and revive your online professional persona! In today’s world of social media, it’s more important than ever to ensure that your online profile and resume are fresh, current, and discoverable by your colleagues. Come to this LinkedIn workshop and learn how to create a professional profile that puts your best foot forward and shows off your abilities and accomplishments. Call 718-990-8625 for more information.


Aug
2
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Creating with Electronics Series

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

Learn to use LEDS, motors, sensors, and other components to make projects in this series. Beginners welcome!

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

Additional Dates


Aug
6
5:45PM

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7:30PM

CSS Series

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.

Learn CSS in this series. Week 1: Getting Started with CSS. Week 2: Styling texts, links, and structures. Week 3: Managing the layout of a web page. Week 4: Wrap up project.

QueensbridgeMon, Aug 13, 20185:45PM - 7:30PM
QueensbridgeMon, Aug 20, 20185:45PM - 7:30PM
QueensbridgeMon, Aug 27, 20185:45PM - 7:30PM

Aug
13
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Excel: Using Formulas and Functions

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

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


Aug
20
2:00PM

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4:00PM

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.


Aug
27
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Excel: Advanced Formatting

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

Learn advanced formatting techniques in this hands-on Excel workshop.