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This Weekend at Queens Library

Join us at the Library this weekend for great holiday concerts, author events with Bangladeshi-American poet Hassanal Abdullah and the Chinese literature writing circle Overseas Window, Senator Leroy Comrie's mobile office hours, a holiday gift giveaway for kids and seniors, writing workshops, a spelling bee, winter meditation, ...

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 ...

Celebrate the Holidays at Queens Library!

Enjoy the holidays at Queens Library, with our special programs and events for kids, adults, teens, and the whole family, including holiday concerts, arts and crafts, holiday movie screenings, and much more!

Plus, you can view our collections of recommended holiday books and movies, available to borrow from your community ...

Double Your Donation: Give Today!

Nearly 1 million neighbors took advantage of more than 52,000 programs at Queens Library this year alone! Your support means that we can continue to meet our community’s needs in 2018.

A generous donor has provided a matching gift and hopes to inspire you to make a donation to Queens Library.

A gift of $25 means ...

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 ...

Donate A Coat at Queens Library!

This holiday season, Queens Library is participating in the New York Cares Coat Drive!

Queens residents can visit 46 community library locations to donate new and gently used winter coats that will be distributed to men, women, and children in need.

Last year, more than 100,000 coats were collected across ...

Dec
18
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Open Lab

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Not required

Would you like to brush up on your computer skills? Play around with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, or Premiere? Practice things you already know? Or simply need more time to finish an online application? Come to our Open Computer Lab!

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

Additional Dates


Dec
18
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Introduction to Illustrator CC

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

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.


Dec
18
5:00PM

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6:15PM

Adobe Practice Session

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Not required

Practice your skills in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere, or any Creative Cloud program. Expert staff will be available to answer your questions.


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Dec
21
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Photoshop Workshop

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

Learn new skills in Photoshop CC. Participants are encouraged to take Introduction to Photoshop before attending this workshop. For more information or to register, call 718-990-8625


Dec
21
3:30PM

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6:00PM

Teen Tech Time

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Not required

Come use a computer, play with Adobe Creative Suite, do your homework, or even watch YouTube. This is your time! Teen Tech Time is an Open Lab with 45 minutes of structured technology learning.


Dec
22
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Digital Career Path Information Session

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 50 openings

Are you 15-24 years old and interested in starting a career in digital technology? Get job-related skills and build a digital portfolio by exploring video production, practicing Adobe Photoshop, creating professional online networks, discovering digital entrepreneurships, and more!

The Digital Career Path program is presented in partnership with The LAMP.


Jan
4
11:00AM

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1:00PM

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.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
4
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Basic HTML For Beginners

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

Learn the basics of coding with HTML in this three part series! For more information, call 718-990-8625.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
4
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Teen Tech Time

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Not required

Come use a computer, play with Adobe Creative Suite, do your homework, or even watch YouTube. This is your time! Teen Tech Time is an Open Lab with 45 minutes of structured technology learning.


Jan
4
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Digital Career Path Information Session

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 50 openings

Are you 15-24 years old and interested in starting a career in digital technology? Get job-related skills and build a digital portfolio by exploring video production, practicing Adobe Photoshop, creating professional online networks, discovering digital entrepreneurships, and more!

The Digital Career Path program is presented in partnership with The LAMP.


Jan
6
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Excel: Advanced Formatting

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

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


Jan
6
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Introduction to Photoshop

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


Jan
8
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Excel: Key Formulas and Functions

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

Learn advanced methods to edit and manipulate data in the Key Formulas and Functions workshop. Learn the common and useful formulas to use with your data!


Jan
8
4:30PM

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6:30PM

Introduction to InDesign

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

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


Jan
13
2:00PM

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4:00PM

How to Set Up an Online Store

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

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


Jan
18
11:00AM

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1:00PM

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 register, call 718-990-8625.


Jan
22
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Excel: Pivot Tables

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

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

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

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.


Jan
25
1:00PM

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2:30PM

CSS For Beginners

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

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

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

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

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


Feb
5
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Word: Advanced Flyers

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

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


Feb
5
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Introduction to Photoshop

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

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

--to--

1:00PM

Introduction to Illustrator CC

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

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: 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. To register please call 718-990-8625.


Feb
12
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Word: Make Your Own Calendar

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

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

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

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

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2:30PM

Resume Writing with Word

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

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

--to--

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.