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Join Us for 50 Years of Integration

Queens Library, in partnership with Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, presents "50 Years of Integration" with the generous support of the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Starr Foundation.

The Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 had a profound impact on demographics in Queens, ...

See Shakespeare Performed at Queens Library!

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

There will be an interesting twist to the schedule in January and February, when TITAN will present eight of ...

Celebrate the Lunar New Year!

Xin Nian Kuai Le! Join us as we celebrate the Lunar New Year at Queens Library!

The Lunar New Year is a centuries-old tradition in China and several other Asian countries, and is a time to honor deities and ancestors, as well as make way for good fortune in the upcoming year.

At Queens Library, you can attend traditional ...

Get Help From a Financial Coach

Are financial problems causing you stress?

You can make an appointment to see a financial coach at Queens Library!

A financial coach can help you develop the skills you need to manage money and gain financial stability.

You can get free advice on various topics like reviewing and understanding your credit report, ...

Queens Library's Broken Heart Week

We hope you will join us at Queens Library for our inaugural Broken Heart Week this February!

Broken Heart Week (February 12–18) is a time to celebrate loves won and lost. Sure, February 14 is Valentine’s Day, but at Queens Library, every facet of love and heartbreak will be explored in this week-long ...

African-American History Month: The Power of Music

Whether it’s hip hop, jazz, rhythm and blues, or rock n' roll, music has played a central role in the lives of people of African descent in the Americas.

In honor of African-American History Month, Queens Library’s Culture Connection will host four special events at Central Library in Jamaica ...

Free UPK at Ravenswood

Start the New Year right by planning for your child’s education!

Queens Library’s Universal Pre-K at Ravenswood will soon be available for children born in 2013.

Queens Library’s free UPK program offers outstanding pre-K education; free nutritious lunches and snacks; warm, friendly, highly qualified ...

Shape the Future of Queens Library!

At Queens Library, we are continually working to serve you better.

To do this, we are undertaking a strategic planning process across the borough that will guide the Library for the next five years.

You can be a part of this process. Take our survey and share your thoughts.

To ...

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 ...

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 ...

Jan
24
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Getting More from Your Google Account

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

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. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code CC240.


Jan
24
6:00PM

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7:15PM

Urdu Beginner Conversation Class for Adults

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

This class taught by a native Urdu speaker introduces the basic elements of the Urdu language within a cultural context. Emphasis is on the development of basic vocabulary related to greeting, how to introduce oneself, how to express likes and dislikes, etc. Develop basic listening and speaking skills and learn more about cultural aspects of Pakistan. Register online.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
25
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Digital Interviewing

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 9 openings

Where technology meets the interview. Methods of interviewing have evolved. Have you ever been asked to participate in an online/digital interview? If not, you may soon get this question in the future. It can seem a bit scary at first, but not to worry - this class will teach you how to practice, prepare, keep calm, and ace that interview! To preregister visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org or for more information, call 718-990-8625. Class code JR310.


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Jan
26
10:00AM

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4:00PM

Save Money, E-File Your Taxes for Free

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

If your income is under $64,000, you qualify to receive free online tax return filing assistance. Volunteers from the New York State Tax Department will guide you through tax preparation software available on their website as you prepare and e-file your federal and state income tax returns at no cost. Volunteers will be available that speak English, Chinese, Korean and Japanese.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
26
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Know Your Rights: A Tenants' Workshop

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

How does the proposed rezoning of Long Island City impact you? Attorney Andrew Lehrer from Catholic Migration Services, part of a coalition of legal services, will explain your rights as tenants and answer questions following the presentation.


Jan
27
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Building Relationships in Business

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 11 openings

This class will show how to build relationships through networking, foster partnerships in business, and get "buy in" from business acquaintances. To preregister visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org or for more information, call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR310.


Jan
28
10:00AM

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12:30PM

Computers for Beginners (In Spanish)

Location: Flushing
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 how to turn on your computer and write an email. Participants must attend all 3 classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Flushing Library Cyber Center beginning Saturday, January 7 at 10:00 a.m. or call 718-661-1280.


Jan
28
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Annual StartUP! Business Plan Competition

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The Queens Economic Development Corporation’s Annual Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition begins in September 2016. The competition gives entrepreneurs a chance to strengthen their business knowledge, learn about business trends and gain insights into starting and growing a business while also introducing them to the vast resources available to them at Queens Library. Learn more at these information sessions and watch for more news about classes starting in October.


Jan
29
2:30PM

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4:30PM

How to Improve Your Photography Skills

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Mr. Huzhong Peter Cai will talk about how to advance your Photo shooting skills by using following aspect, composition, shooting timing and techniques, using Lightroom for post processing, and how to enter photo world salon competition. He will also talk about issues related to nature wildlife photography.


Jan
30
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Job Preparedness

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 openings

Take control of your personal and professional development by learning the skills necessary to lead to greater chances of success. This class will take a much more hands-on approach to understand proper etiquette techniques in and out of the workplace to get ahead, get noticed, and get motivated. To preregister visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org or for more information, call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR350.


Feb
1
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Resume

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 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, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR130.


Feb
2
6:30PM

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8:30PM

Open Mic Night

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Performers are invited to share their talents in a 5-minute presentation of poetry, written word, music, comedy or spoken word.
*IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor*

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

Additional Dates


Feb
3
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Flushing Book Discussion Group

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

2017 Book Club, First Fridays 1-2PM:
January 6th: "The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Kope" by William Kamkwamba; February 3rd: "Blindness" by José Saramago; March 3rd: "A Visit from the Goon Squad" by Jennifer Egan; April 7th: "Behold the Dreamers" by Imbolo Mbue
*IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor*

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

Additional Dates


Feb
3
2:30PM

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4:30PM

DIY (Do It Yourself) Business Cards

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

Business cards contain all the pertinent contact information that your business partners, customers and vendors need in order to conduct business with you. In this class you will learn how to create your own business cards for FREE. Come try and use these simple and easy tools to start on your business card today. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class Code: CC250


Feb
3
5:00PM

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6:30PM

Intermediate Korean

Location: Flushing
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 February 3, 2017
Availability: 22 openings

Intermediate Korean covers phonetics, syntax, and vocabulary, with a focus on reading, listening, speaking, writing, and an overview of classical Korean literature.

FlushingFri, Feb 10, 20175:00PM - 6:30PM
FlushingFri, Feb 24, 20175:00PM - 6:30PM
FlushingFri, Mar 3, 20175:00PM - 6:30PM
FlushingFri, Mar 10, 20175:00PM - 6:30PM
FlushingFri, Mar 17, 20175:00PM - 6:30PM
FlushingFri, Mar 24, 20175:00PM - 6:30PM
FlushingFri, Mar 31, 20175:00PM - 6:30PM
FlushingFri, Apr 7, 20175:00PM - 6:30PM
FlushingFri, Apr 14, 20175:00PM - 6:30PM
FlushingFri, Apr 21, 20175:00PM - 6:30PM
FlushingFri, Apr 28, 20175:00PM - 6:30PM

Feb
5
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Pictorial Photography

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Pictorial photography was popular during 1886 to 1920. It uses painting techniques to create a photo. It includes western painting, Chinese ink wash painting and digital painting styles.
In this seminar, Rick Mei will share over three decades of pictorial photography experience. *IRC Conference Room*


Feb
6
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Beginners' PowerPoint

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 openings

Create awesome presentations and slideshows with PowerPoint 2010. Topics covered will include creating and editing slides, changing the design and colors, inserting pictures and illustrations, and presenting a slide show.


Feb
6
1:30PM

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3:30PM

Monday Movie Matinees

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

January: 1/9, "Lilies of the Field" (1963) NR
February: 2/6, "My Favorite Year" (1982) PG
March: 3/13, "Auntie Mame" (1958) NR
April: 4/10, "Jibeuro (The Way Home)" (2002), PG (In Korean with English subtitles)
*Auditorium, Lower Level*

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

Additional Dates


Feb
6
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Intermediate PowerPoint

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 openings

Take your PowerPoint presentations to the next level! Topics covered will include; creating transitions, emphasizing your information with animations, inserting charts and multimedia. Basic computer skills and knowledge of PowerPoint are required. To preregister, visit us at jobmap.queenslibrary.org and for more information call 718-990-8625. Class Code: CC220.


Feb
6
5:30PM

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7:00PM

Shakespeare in Queens: "The War of the Roses"

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Titan Theatre Company presents staged readings of Henry VI parts 1 & 2 and Richard III to continue Shakepeare's history plays as the Lancaster and York factions fight for the English throne.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
7
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Introduction to Computers

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

After this workshop, you will be able to take advantage of everything computers have to offer. Topics covered include; computer terminology, using the mouse and touchpad, basic keyboarding skills, and navigating computer folders, files, and programs in a Windows environment. This is an introductory computer class; no prior skills or knowledge is required. Please call 718-990-8625 to preregister. Class code: CC100.


Feb
7
10:00AM

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12:00PM

How To Get The Most From Your Google Account

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

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. Preregister online at Queenslibrary.org. Call 718-661-1280 for additional information.


Feb
8
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Skills Identification

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 openings

In this competitive job market, it is vitally important not only to know your job skills, but to be able to market those skills to potential employers during a job search. This workshop will explain the benefits of knowing your job related skills and how to identify them. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR110.


Feb
9
6:30PM

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8:30PM

North American Calligraphy Assoc. presents: Monthly Penmanship Class

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

All are welcome. Please call 646-752-3173 for questions and suggestions.
*Rooms C&D, Lower Level*

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

Additional Dates


Feb
9
6:30PM

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8:00PM

Learning Chinese!

Location: Flushing
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 February 9, 2017
Availability: 23 openings

Queens Library at Flushing will open a Learning Chinese class for beginner level students. The semester will have 12 sessions, starting from Feb. 9. All classes will be on Thursdays from 6:30-8:00 pm. Please register online at www.queenslibrary.org/events or call 718.661.1280 for assistance.

FlushingThu, Feb 16, 20176:30PM - 8:00PM
FlushingThu, Feb 23, 20176:30PM - 8:00PM
FlushingThu, Mar 9, 20176:30PM - 8:00PM
FlushingThu, Mar 16, 20176:30PM - 8:00PM
FlushingThu, Mar 23, 20176:30PM - 8:00PM
FlushingThu, Mar 30, 20176:30PM - 8:00PM
FlushingThu, Apr 13, 20176:30PM - 8:00PM
FlushingThu, Apr 20, 20176:30PM - 8:00PM
FlushingThu, Apr 27, 20176:30PM - 8:00PM
FlushingThu, May 11, 20176:30PM - 8:00PM
FlushingThu, May 18, 20176:30PM - 8:00PM

Feb
10
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Choosing Entrepreneurship

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 openings

This class provides an overview of the dynamic world of entrepreneurship, helps participants assess their skills and aptitudes, allows participants to explore the right type of business for them based on aptitude and interest, and generally charts a path to success. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code JR310


Feb
11
10:00AM

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12:30PM

Introduction to Microsoft Word (in Spanish)

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

Topics include creating and saving documents, working with tables, and printing. Participants should have basic computer skills and must attend all 3 classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Flushing Library Cyber Center at the Reference Desk beginning Saturday, February 4 at 10:00 a.m. or call 718-661-1280.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
12
1:00PM

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3:00PM

A Dialogue Between Kunfu and Calligraphy with ShouFu Chen & Xinde Sheng

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Mr. Chen is a master of kung-fu and has years of experience practicing the martial art, as well as a profound understanding of Chinese culture. Mr. Sheng has been researching Chinese culture for 40 years. Together, they will discuss the similarities between these two art forms through the lens of Chinese culture.

*IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor*


Feb
13
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Beginners Excel

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 9 openings

Improve your productivity with Microsoft Excel. Learn what a spreadsheet is and how to navigate it, create workbooks, enter and edit data, and create charts and graphs. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills are required. Class Code: CC180


Feb
14
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Introduction to Internet

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

After this workshop, you will have the skills needed to begin to navigate the Internet. Topics covered include terminology, how to search and use a web browser, the basic structure of a website and Internet safety. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call 718-990-8625. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code: CC110.


Feb
14
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Intro to Computers

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

Learn the basic parts and functions of a computer in this introductory class.


Feb
15
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Advanced Excel

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 6 openings

Be an Excel ninja! Topics will include pivot tables, forms, and macros.Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills and knowledge of excel are required.
Call 718-990-8625 for more information.


Feb
15
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Global Harmony House presents: Freedom in Relationships

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Learn how to value yourself and others, to build strong relationships and find pure love that is not based on neediness and expectations. We will explore how to know and connect with our true selves to be the person we are meant to be, free of neediness and positive in all our interactions.
*IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor*


Feb
17
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Basics of Business Planning

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

Are you tired of being confused about how to write your business plan? Are you stuck on writing it? In the Basic Business Planning course, we will cover what a business plan is, why we need it, the basic structure of a business plan along with some of the various formats, and how/where you can research and start building you plan right away. To preregister visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org or for more information, call 718-990-8625. Class code JR310


Feb
17
4:00PM

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6:00PM

NYCitizenship Information Session

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Come to an information session with a NYCitizenship attorney to find out how to apply for U.S. citizenship, and learn about the benefits of becoming a citizen and receiving financial counseling.


Feb
18
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Flushing Chinese Book Club: Hosted and Lectured by Professor Tang Zhenhai

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The purpose of the Chinese Book Club is to study and think about cultures of different civilizations from reading. In these sessions, reading and discussion focuses on communication, exchange, and mingling of cultures that are seen from Chinese writers and their writings over many generations.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
19
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Alzheimer’s Support Group (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Mandarin Chinese for people caring for a person with Alzheimer’s or any of the other dementias. Our support group is a secure and safe place to share your experiences. The group will meet on Sundays, January 15, February 19, March 19.
Please call 646-744-2951 for registration.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
21
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Introduction to Email

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

In this introductory workshop, you will learn how to create and navigate an email account, log on, send and receive messages, and attach documents. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org, visit the Job Information Center, or call 718-990-8625. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code: CC120.


Feb
22
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Job Preparedness

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

Take control of your personal and professional development by learning the skills necessary to lead to greater chances of success. This class will take a much more hands-on approach to understand proper etiquette techniques in and out of the workplace to get ahead, get noticed, and get motivated. To preregister visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org or for more information, call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR350.


Feb
24
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Building Relationships in Business

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

This class will show how to build relationships through networking, foster partnerships in business, and get "buy in" from business acquaintances. To preregister visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org or for more information, call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR310.


Feb
25
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Understanding Dementia: What You Need to Know and Where to Go (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This workshop will provide information on Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias, discuss the different stages of the disease and what to expect, and include an overview of our programs and services and other available resources.


Feb
27
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Beginners Word

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

Make your documents stand out with Microsoft Word! In this class, you will learn how to create and save Word documents; format and edit text; copy, cut, and paste items; and use the basic functions and commands of Word. Basic computer skills are required. Class code: CC170.


Feb
27
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Intermediate Word

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 openings

Build upon your basic knowledge of Microsoft Word in this intermediate workshop. Learn how to format your Word document, insert tables and charts, format bibliographies, and insert headers and footers. Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Word are required. Class code: CC200.


Feb
28
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Getting More from Your Google Account

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

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. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code CC240.


Mar
1
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Resumes

Location: Flushing
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. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR130.


Mar
1
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Beginning a Business- Spring Services

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Day 1 Steps to starting your own business
Day 2 Business Plan Writing
Day 3 Marketing Strategies
Day 4 Expand your business to the Global Market & Government contracting

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

Additional Dates


Mar
3
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Choosing Entrepreneurship

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

This class will help entrepreneurs develop on the diverse paths of business ownership provides an overview of the dynamic world of entrepreneurship, helps participants assess their skills and aptitudes, allows participants to explore the right type of business for them dependent on skills, aptitudes and interests, and charts a path to success. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class Code: JR310.


Mar
6
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers

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

After this workshop, you will be able to take advantage of everything computers have to offer. Topics covered include; computer terminology, using the mouse and touchpad, basic keyboarding skills, and navigating computer folders, files, and programs in a Windows environment. This is an introductory computer class; no prior skills or knowledge is required. Please call 718-634-4784 to preregister. Class code: CC100.


Mar
7
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Internet

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

After this workshop, you will have the skills needed to begin to navigate the Internet. Topics covered include terminology, how to search and use a web browser, the basic structure of a website and Internet safety. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call 718-990-8625. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code: CC110.


Mar
7
12:30PM

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2:30PM

LinkedIn

Location: Flushing
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


Mar
8
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Resume Keywords and Accomplishment Statements

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

Finding a job is a game of words, so wouldn't it be a good idea to discover the words employers want to see in resumes and online applications? This class will show you how to identify your career accomplishments and will teach you how to create keyword career vocabulary using five resources. Class code JR130


Mar
8
6:30PM

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8:00PM

Queens Center for Excellence presents: Understanding the Odds

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Understanding the Odds is a dynamic learning event that discusses what problem gambling is, who is being affected it, and what to do if you or someone you know is struggling with it. Additionally, we will have a practicing problem gambling therapist to discuss her unique point of view and answer clinical questions. This workshop will be delivered in English & translated in Chinese by a QCFE certified therapist. *IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor*

*IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor*


Mar
9
12:30PM

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2:30PM

Setting Up Your Business

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

In this class students will be guided through the elements needed to set up a business and begin operating it. The course will cover writing a winning business plan, legal structuring, and other preliminaries. To preregister visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org or for more information, call 718-990-8625. Class code JR310


Mar
10
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Basics of Business Planning

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

This course will teach you how to organize your business idea into a structured plan, identify and promote your business to potential customers, fulfill the legal requirements of starting your business, and develop your financial projections. To preregister visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org or for more information, call 718-990-8625. Class code JR310


Mar
13
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Introduction to Email

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

We'll help you feel comfortable and confident in managing your own email account! Learn about sending and receiving email and get a general overview of email etiquette. Students must possess basic mouse and keyboarding skills. Preregistration is required by phone by calling 718-990-0769 or in person at the Cyber Center Desk.


Mar
13
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Shakespeare in Queens: Talking Shakespeare

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Lenny Banovez, artistic director of Titan Theatre Company, will give a behind-the-scenes look at Shakespeare's history plays from "Richard II" to "Richard III," plus the comedy "The Taming of the Shrew," and discuss modern interpretations of these classic plays.


Mar
14
10:00AM

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12:00PM

How To Get The Most From Your Google Account

Location: Flushing
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. Preregister online at Queenslibrary.org. Call 718-661-1280 for additional information.


Mar
16
12:30PM

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2:30PM

Traditional Marketing for Small Business

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

Marketing activities continue to evolve from traditional strategies to nontraditional methods that involve the Internet. Both traditional and nontraditional marketing have advantages and disadvantages. Traditional marketing activities help you become visible and attractive to your target customer and typically involve advertising, publicity, sales, merchandising and distribution. To preregister visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org or for more information, call 718-990-8625. Class code JR310


Mar
20
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Beginners Excel

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

Improve your productivity with Microsoft Excel. Learn what a spreadsheet is and how to navigate it, create workbooks, enter and edit data, and create charts and graphs. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills are required. Class Code: CC180


Mar
22
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Job Skills Identification

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

In this competitive job market, it is vitally important not only to know your job skills, but to be able to market those skills to potential employers during a job search. This workshop will explain the benefits of knowing your job related skills and how to identify them. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-634-1110 . Class code JR110.


Mar
24
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Building Relationships in Business

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

This class will show how to build relationships through networking, foster partnerships in business, and get "buy in" from business acquaintances. To preregister visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org or for more information, call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR310.


Mar
27
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Intro to Computers

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

After this workshop, you will be able to take advantage of everything computers have to offer. Topics covered include computer terminology, using the mouse and touchpad, basic keyboarding skills, and navigating computer folders, files, and programs in a Windows environment. This is an introductory computer class; no prior skills or knowledge is required. Please call 718-990-8625 to preregister. Class code CC100.


Mar
27
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Intermediate Excel

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

Improve your productivity with Microsoft Excel. Learn what a spreadsheet is and how to navigate it, create workbooks, enter and edit data, and create charts and graphs. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills are required. Class Code: CC180


Mar
29
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Job Preparedness

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

Take control of your personal and professional development by learning the skills necessary to lead to greater chances of success. This class will take a much more hands-on approach to understand proper etiquette techniques in and out of the workplace to get ahead, get noticed, and get motivated. To preregister visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org or for more information, call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR350.


Mar
30
12:30PM

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2:30PM

Setting Up Your Business

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

In this class students will be guided through the elements needed to set up a business and begin operating it. The course will cover writing a winning business plan, legal structuring, and other preliminaries. To preregister visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org or for more information, call 718-990-8625. Class code JR310


Apr
4
12:30PM

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2:30PM

LinkedIn for Job Searching

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

LinkedIn is a social networking website that allows you to manage your professional identity, build and engage with your professional network, and access knowledge, insights, and opportunities. In this workshop you will learn how to use LinkedIn to look for employment, network, and keep up with colleagues. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class Code: JR200


Apr
5
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Resume Building

Location: Flushing
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. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information call 718-634-4784. Class code JR130


Apr
7
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Choosing Entrepreneurship

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

This class will help entrepreneurs develop on the diverse paths of business ownership provides an overview of the dynamic world of entrepreneurship, helps participants assess their skills and aptitudes, allows participants to explore the right type of business for them dependent on skills, aptitudes and interests, and charts a path to success. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class Code: JR310.


Apr
10
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Introduction to the Internet

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

After this workshop, you will have the skills needed to begin to navigate the Internet. Topics covered include terminology, how to search and use a web browser, the basic structure of a website and Internet safety. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call 718-634-4784. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code: CC110.


Apr
12
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Resume Keywords and Accomplishment Statements

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

Finding a job is a game of words, so wouldn't it be a good idea to discover the words employers want to see in resumes and online applications? This class will show you how to identify your career accomplishments and will teach you how to create keyword career vocabulary using five resources. Class code JR130


Apr
13
12:30PM

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2:30PM

Traditional Marketing for Small Business

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

Marketing activities continue to evolve from traditional strategies to nontraditional methods that involve the Internet. Both traditional and nontraditional marketing have advantages and disadvantages. Traditional marketing activities help you become visible and attractive to your target customer and typically involve advertising, publicity, sales, merchandising and distribution. To preregister visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org or for more information, call 718-990-8625. Class code JR310


Apr
14
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Basics of Business Planning

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

This course will teach you how to organize your business idea into a structured plan, identify and promote your business to potential customers, fulfill the legal requirements of starting your business, and develop your financial projections. To preregister visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org or for more information, call 718-990-8625. Class code JR310


Apr
17
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Beginners Excel

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

Improve your productivity with Microsoft Excel. Learn what a spreadsheet is and how to navigate it, create workbooks, enter and edit data, and create charts and graphs. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills are required. Class Code: CC180


Apr
18
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Beginners Word

Location: Flushing
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 basic functions and commands. Basic computer skills required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code CC170.


Apr
19
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Cover Letters

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

Are you ready to apply for jobs? Does your cover letter stand out from the crowd? Make it the best possible by learning how to get started, what to include and not include, tips for making it stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, please call 718-752-3700. Class code JR150


Apr
25
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Intermediate Word

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

Build on your basic knowledge of Microsoft Word. Learn how to format Word documents, insert tables and charts, format bibliographies, and insert headers and footers. Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Word are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class Code CC200


Apr
26
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Job Skills Identification

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

In this competitive job market, it is vitally important not only to know your job skills, but to be able to market those skills to potential employers during a job search. This workshop will explain the benefits of knowing your job related skills and how to identify them. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-634-1110 . Class code JR110.


Apr
28
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Building Relationships in Business

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

This class will show how to build relationships through networking, foster partnerships in business, and get "buy in" from business acquaintances. To preregister visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org or for more information, call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR310.