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1637 Central Avenue

Far Rockaway, NY 11691

(718) 327-2549   Wheelchair Accessible

Mon9:00 AM-8:00 PM
Tue2:00 PM-7:00 PM
Wed11:00 AM-7:00 PM
Thu11:00 AM-7:00 PM
Fri11:00 AM-7:00 PM
Sat10:00 AM-5:30 PM
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Resume Workshop

Make your resume the best it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn how to get started, types of resumes, what to include and not include in a resume and tips for making a resume stronger. Preregister at Call 718 327-2549 for more information. Class code JR130

Apr 21 @ 10:00 AM

Interview Skills

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. Preregister at Call 718-327-2549 for more information. Class code JR170

Apr 21 @ 11:00 AM

Beginner's Word

Make your documents stand out with Microsoft Word. In this beginners 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 required. Register online at Class code: CC170

Apr 21 @ 12:00 PM

Introduction to Email

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. Register online at, visit the Job Information Center or call 718 327-2549. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and ...

Apr 21 @ 1:00 PM

Cornell University Nutrition Workshop

This SNAP education course will teach basic nutrition; menu planning and portion size; food safety, shopping, budgeting and preparation; feeding children; and the importance of physical activity to overall health. Those attending at least 6 sessions of this 8-session-plus-graduation course will receive a certificate from Cornell University Cooperative Extension.

Apr 22 @ 4:00 PM, Apr 29 @ 4:00 PM, May 6 @ 4:00 PM, May 13 @ 4:00 PM, May 20 @ 4:00 PM

Poetry Residency with Community Word Project

Participants are exposed to a variety of dynamic poets, poetry and creative writing techniques as they learn to develop their own creative voice through the writing of individual and community poems. Students develop valuable literacy and critical thinking skills and build confidence as writers through an exploration of personal identity and creativity. Participants also learn to connect to ...

Apr 23 @ 3:30 PM, Apr 30 @ 3:30 PM

Sustainable Design

In this 4-week workshop, children ages 8-12 will be architects and engineers in training, exploring the concepts of sustainability and green design, and investigating energy alternatives in the forms of wind and solar power.

Apr 24 @ 3:30 PM

Book Discussion Group

Our group meets on the last Friday of the month at 12:00 noon. Spring book selections are: April - "1984" by George Orwell; May - "The Secret Life of Bees" by Sue Monk Kidd; June - "Things Fall Apart" by ...

Apr 25 @ 12:00 PM, May 30 @ 12:00 PM, Jun 27 @ 12:00 PM

Salary Negotiations

Have you been offered a new job? If so, do you know the best way to conduct salary negotiations? Before you start negotiating with a prospective employer about salaries, you need to find out how much you and the job are worth. Learn how to negotiate salaries in this workshop! To preregister, please visit Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information ...

Apr 28 @ 9:00 AM

Mother Goose

Infants and their parents or other adult caregivers enjoy fingerplays, stories and free play.

Apr 28 @ 10:30 AM, May 5 @ 10:30 AM, May 12 @ 10:30 AM, May 19 @ 10:30 AM, Jun 9 @ 10:30 AM


A Train to Far Rockaway/Mott Ave.(last stop). Turn right on Mott Ave. Walk 2 blocks to Central Ave. Library is diagonally across the street at Central & Mott.
LIRR Train to Far Rockaway Station located on Nameoke Street and Redfern Avenue. Left on Nameoke Street. Right on Central Avenue. Proceed to Mott Avenue.

Belt Parkway to Exit 17, Cross Bay Blvd. Left after toll bridge onto Beach Channel Drive. Right onto Mott Ave. Left onto Central Ave. Or Van Wyck Expy (I 678) South to Nassau Expy (NY 878) East. Right on Central Ave.

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