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It's National Novel Writing Month!

It's that time of year again!

Every November, thousands of writers of all experience levels dedicate themselves to writing a 50,000 word manuscript between November 1 and November 30.

If you've decided to sign up for National Novel Writing Month—or NaNoWriMo, as its fans like to affectionately call ...

A Season of Thanks at Queens Library

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. But this year, it’s not just about turkey and pumpkin pie!

Queens Library is hosting wonderful seasonal events, including Thanksgiving storytime, music, movies, arts and crafts, and even a recipe swap!

So bring your family and friends, and give thanks at your local ...

Teen Podcast Naming Contest!

Do you love podcasts? Are you creative with words? Put your skills to the test by entering the Teen Podcast Naming Contest. The winner will receive a pair of Beats Studio 2.0 Wired Over-Ear Headphones!

We want the new name to relate to the podcast’s themes of hip-hop and urban culture. Make it funny, make it playful, make ...

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 ...

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month!

November is National Native American Heritage Month! Join us at Queens Library as we pay tribute to the rich ancestry and traditions of Native Americans.

Our special events include author talks, film screenings, historical lectures, arts and crafts for kids, and much more.

Help us honor the history and customs of First ...

Welcome Programs for Kids and Teens!

Whether you’re returning to your library for the first time in a long time, or it’s just another daily visit to your favorite afterschool hangout, all kids and teens are welcome at Queens Library!

To celebrate our younger customers, our libraries are hosting lots of special events for them this fall, including arts and ...

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 ...

Video Visitation at Queens Library

Video visitation is a free program offered at libraries across the city that connects a live video feed between participating library locations and NYC Department of Corrections facilities, allowing incarcerated New Yorkers to talk, read, and share stories together with their loved ...

Shakespeare in Queens: The Final Season

The play’s the thing at Queens Library! We're partnering with the award-winning TITAN Theatre Company to bring dramatic staged readings of Shakespeare’s plays to libraries across Queens.

As TITAN finishes three years of performing each of the 37 plays that Shakespeare wrote, they have saved some of the best for ...

Queens Library is for Everyone!

The Everyone Campaign is exactly that: for everyone. Queens Library is a safe space for all, no matter where you come from, who you love, or what you believe.

In today’s political and social climate, many people in the communities we serve feel vulnerable and afraid.

As the hub of every community across the ...

Nov
27
12:00PM

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4:00PM

Digging for Job Leads

Location: Broadway
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Are your resume and cover letters ready? How do you search for jobs? What are the most effective ways to find open jobs? In this two-part series, participants will learn traditional and creative ways to find jobs, how to network for job leads, and how to use online tools to find job leads. For further information, please call 718-990-8625.


Nov
28
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Basic Computer Class for Adults

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

Topics include:
*Introduction to the computer (using mouse & keyboard)
*Introduction to Microsoft Word
*Navigating the Internet
Preregistration is required.


Nov
29
12:00PM

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4:00PM

Interview Preparation

Location: Broadway
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Preparation and practice make perfect when it comes to job interviews. In this two-part workshop, participants will learn about different types of interviews, how to prepare for an interview, different interview techniques and common questions, how to successfully respond to difficult questions, and how to follow up properly after as interview. For further information, please call 718-990-8625.


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Nov
29
1:00PM

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4:00PM

Health Insurance Info and Enrollment

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Do you need healthcare coverage for yourself or your family? Stop by and speak with a health insurance navigator from Callen Lorde Community Health Center to get all of your questions answered. You can even enroll on site if you qualify.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
1
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Microsoft Word for Beginners

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

Learn how to create and save Word documents; format and edit text; copy, cut and paste items; and use Word's main functions and commands. Basic computer skills are required.
Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
2
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Write Now! with NY Writers Coalition

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Want to get past your writers block or just put pen to paper and see what happens? Join us for free creative writing workshops that will bring out those powerful stories we have yet to share on the page. Poetry, prose, theater, rhymes, and everything in between — all created in a single room! This workshop is open to writers (Age 18+) of all genres, backgrounds, and experience levels. Writing prompts and other materials will be provided. Just bring yourself!

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

Additional Dates


Dec
5
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Computer Classes for Beginners in Spanish

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

Topics include:
*Introduction to the computer (using mouse & keyboard)
*Introduction to Microsoft Word: You will learn how to edit and format; print and save a file.
*Navigating the Internet
Please call at 718 721 2462 to register

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

Additional Dates


Dec
5
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Basic Computer Class for Adults

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

Topics include:
*Introduction to the computer (using mouse & keyboard)
*Introduction to Microsoft Word
*Navigating the Internet
Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
5
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Prevent Falls: Make Your Home Safer

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Are you concerned about falling at home? Come learn about changes you can make so your home is safer in order to prevent falls. Changes can be simple or complex. All are welcome.


Dec
6
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Typing For Beginners In Spanish

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

Learn how to use the keyboard, and it will be easier for you to use a computer. Practice Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and navigate the Internet.
Please call 718-721 2462 to register.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
7
9:30AM

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11:00AM

Microsoft Word For Beginners In Spanish

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

Learn how to create and save Word documents; format and edit text; copy, cut and paste items; and use Word’s main functions and commands. You will also learn how to use a flash drive or USB. Basic computer skills are required. Please call at 718-721 2462 to register.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
20
3:00PM

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4:30PM

E-mail for Beginners

Location: Broadway
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 and navigate an email account, log on, send and receive messages, and attach documents.


Dec
21
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Book Club for Adults In Spanish

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

We meet every third Thursday of each month at 6:00 PM. Copies of the book can be checked out as soon as possible prior to each meeting. Please call at 718-721-2462 to register.


Jan
9
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Computer Classes for Beginners in Spanish

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

Introduction to the computer, Introduction to Microsoft Word and navigate the Internet. You will learn how to type, copy, edit, format, print and save a file. Please call at 718-721 2462 to register.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
18
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Book Club for Adults In Spanish

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

We meet every third Thursday of each month at 6:00 PM. The title of the book for January is “I am Malala” by Malala Yousafzai. Copies of the book can be checked out as soon as possible prior to each meeting. Please call at 718-721-2462 to register