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Upcoming Programs

Jun
24
10:00AM

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12:30PM

Microsoft Excel for Spanish Speakers

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

Learn how to create a worksheet and perform calculations. Participants should have basic computer skills and must attend all 3 classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Flushing Library Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning June 3 at 10:00 a.m. or by calling 718-661-1280.


Jun
24
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Holistic Approach in Parenting: Understanding Adolescent Body-Mind development

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This workshop will discuss teenagers’ physical and psychological changes, and how parents can possibly cope with these changes and challenges. It also aims to explore how a holistic approach of parenting can benefit parent-child relationships and further help them to grow together through this transitional stage.


Jun
26
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Queens Museum of Art presents: Handmade Sun Print Book

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Queens Museum New New Yorkers Program provides a four-week long "Handmade Sun Print Book" workshop in Mandarin. Participants will learn how to use sunlight to make prints and make books by hand. The instructor will guide the participants to develop their own personal artistic book projects. To register please contact: nung-hsin@queensmuseum.org
Educator: Pixy Liao (http://pixyliao.com/)


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Jun
26
2:00PM

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6:00PM

Claim Your Lost Money

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Representatives from the Office of the New York State Comptroller, Intergovernmental and Community Affairs Division, will provide information about the New York State Unclaimed Funds program and assist attendees in searching for and processing any unclaimed funds due to them.


Jun
27
6:30PM

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8:00PM

Learning Chinese - Level 2

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.

Queens Library at Flushing will open Learning Chinese class for level 2 students. The semester will have 12 sessions, starting from June 6. All classes will be on Tuesdays from 6:30-8:00 pm. Registration begins on May 22nd. Please register online at www.queenslibrary.org/events or call 718.661.1280 for assistance. The program is funded by Consulate-General of the People's Republic of China in New York.

FlushingTue, Jul 11, 20176:30PM - 8:00PM
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FlushingTue, Aug 22, 20176:30PM - 8:00PM
FlushingTue, Aug 29, 20176:30PM - 8:00PM

Jun
28
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Job Skills Identification

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 9 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 718-634-1110 . Class code JR110.


Jun
28
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Libertas Center for Human Rights Info Session

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The Libertas Center, located at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst, works for the humanitarian needs of survivors of torture and victims of persecution. They provide survivors of torture and human rights violations in the NYC area with medical, mental health, social and legal services to help them regain function and lead healthy, confident, and hopeful lives. Join us to learn more about this organization and related resources. All are welcome.


Jun
28
6:00PM

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8:00PM

A Celebration of Gay Pride Month: Screening of "The Danish Girl"

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Danish artist Einar Wegener (played by Eddie Redmayne) challenges science and society to become the woman trapped inside of him, Lili Elbe. Winner of multiple international and national awards including an Oscar, "The Danish Girl" is based on the first sex confirmation surgery in recorded history [1930].

[Parental discretion advised: adult subject matter and brief nudity]


Jun
29
10:00AM

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12:00PM

LinkedIn for Job Searching

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

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 718-661-1205 for additional information. Class Code: JR200


Jun
29
6:30PM

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8:00PM

Learning Chinese - Beginner

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 June 29, 2017
Availability: 1 openings

Queens Library at Flushing will continue Learning Chinese class for beginner level students. The semester will have 12 sessions, starting from June 15. All classes will be on Thursdays from 6:30-8:00 pm. Registration begins on May 22nd. Please register online at www.queenslibrary.org/events or call 718.661.1280 for assistance. The program is funded by Consulate-General of the People's Republic of China in New York.

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Jul
2
2:00PM

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4:30PM

Chinese Author Talk Series X-Meet Poet Wang Yu

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This collection of prose is like a mirror that reflects multiple aspects of Wang Yu's true character----direct, humorous, kind, reflective and considerate. Participants will be able to ask questions and purchase autographed copies.


Jul
5
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Job Skills Identification

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

In this workshop you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your own job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills, and become aware of the most sought-after job skills.


Jul
5
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Introduction to Computers

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

After this workshop, you will be able to navigate a computer and begin to take advantage of everything computers have to offer. Topics covered include; computer terminology, using the mouse and touchpad, basic keyboarding skills, and how to navigate computer folders, files, and programs in a Windows environment.


Jul
6
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Introduction to Internet

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 4 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. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Call 718-661-1280 Or Visit Flushing Library


Jul
7
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Flushing Book Discussion Group

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

May 5th, 2017, 1-2PM: "Where'd You Go, Bernadette?" by Maria Semple
June 2nd, 2017, 1-2PM: "Claire of the Sea Light", by Edwidge Danticat
July 7th, 2017, 1-2PM: "Americanah", by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
August 4th, 2017, 1-2PM: "Then We Came to the End", by Joshua Ferris
*IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor*

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

Additional Dates


Jul
8
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Chinese Book Club {in Mandarin Chinese}

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

New sessions of the Chinese Book Club focus on some representative and influential works in literature history. To be discussed also is the famous Chinese writer Mu Xin and his insightful critics of literature works. The program is hosted and led by Professor Tang Zhenhai.
*IRC Conference Room*

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

Additional Dates


Jul
10
1:30PM

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3:30PM

Monday Movie Matinee

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

May 8th, 2017, 1:30 pm-- "Sabrina" (1954; PG-13)
June 12th, 2017, 1:30 pm-- "Loving" (2016; PG-13)
July 10th, 2017, 1:30 pm-- "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly" (2007; PG-13; French with English subtitles.)
August 14th, 2017, 1:30 pm -- "Dr. Strangelove" (1964; PG)
*Auditorium, Lower Level*

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

Additional Dates


Jul
10
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Beginners Excel

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 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. Basic computer skills are required.


Jul
11
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Beginners Word

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

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.


Jul
12
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Building Resumes

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

Make your resume the best it can be. Topics include how to get started, types of resumes, what to include and exclude, and tips for making your resume stronger.


Jul
12
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Intro to Internet

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

After this workshop, you will have the basic skills to begin to navigate the internet. Topics covered include; terminology, how to use a web browser, the basic structure of a website, search, and internet safety.


Jul
13
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Demystifying Diabetes

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

We always hear about diabetes, but what is it really? What is it doing to our bodies? Why do so many people have it? Come learn all of this, as well as some tips to prevent and manage it at this program.


Jul
13
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Intro to Internet In Cantonese!

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 3 openings

Learn the basic parts on how to navigate the internet in our introductory class in Cantonese!

基本的上网教程 (粤语)
教你如何上网搜索资料。


Jul
13
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Beginners PowerPoint

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 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 your slide show.


Jul
13
12:30PM

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2:30PM

Choosing Entrepreneurship

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

This class provides an overview of the dynamic world of entrepreneurship. It 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 718-634-4784 for additional information. Class code JR310.


Jul
13
6:30PM

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8:30PM

Monthly Penmanship Class

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

*Please pick-up text from Job #10240-12/16 with the following date changes:

Every second Thursday of the Month (7/13,8/10, 9/14, 10/12, 11/9, 12/14),
6:30 - 8:30 pm.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
14
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Choosing Entrepreneurship

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

This class provides an overview of the dynamic world of entrepreneurship. It 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 718-634-4784 for additional information. Class code JR310.


Jul
17
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Intermediate Excel

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

Improve your productivity and boost your basic knowledge of Excel. Topics covered include; a review of the basics, creating and manipulating tables, and using formulas and functions. Basic computer skills and knowledge of excel are required.


Jul
19
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Writing Cover Letters

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

Make your cover letter the best it can be. Topics include how to get started, types of cover letters, what to include and exclude, and tips for making your cover letter stronger.


Jul
20
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Intermediate PowerPoint

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

Take your PowerPoint presentations to the next level! Topics covered will include; creating transitions, emphasizing your information with animations, inserting charts, and inserting multimedia. Basic computer skills and knowledge of PowerPoint are required.


Jul
21
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Basics of Business Planning

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


Jul
22
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Flushing Lecture Series: Life stories of Chinese Characters by Professor Xuan Shuzheng

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Famous scholar Xuan Shuzheng who was Chair of Chinese Language & Literature Department of Suzou University will review Chinese characters and writings in the past several thousand years. He suggests that Chinese language has its unique code that tells the secret of traditional culture.
*IRC Conference Room*

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

Additional Dates


Jul
24
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Advanced Excel

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

Be an Excel ninja! Topics will include pivot tables, forms, and macros. Basic computer skills and knowledge of Excel are required.


Jul
24
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Financial Literacy in Chinese

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Part I
How to Get Access to Capital for your Business—Chinese

Topics:
• What are some of the lending requirements?
• What are some of your financing options?
• What are some of the best practices to get approve

Part II:
Understanding and Managing your Credit
Topics:
• Understanding credit report & score
• How to build good credit
• How to rebuild your credit, make disputes

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

Additional Dates


Jul
26
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Intro to Email

Location: Flushing
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. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop.


Jul
27
10:00AM

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12:00PM

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 workshop, you will learn how to choose and create a legal structure for your business, what you need to know about money before you begin, and options for how to fund your new business.


Aug
16
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Breast Health: Cancer Screening and Prevention

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join Linda Bulone, RN, OCN, CCRC for an informative workshop on breast health. During this session, we will discuss basic facts about breast cancer prevention and early detection, and review facts and myths about general breast health. All are welcome.


Aug
19
10:30AM

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12:00PM

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 the programs and services and other available resources provided by Caringkind.


Aug
23
6:00PM

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7:45PM

Queens Artists and Nonprofit Arts Organizations - Do You Need Funding?

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Queens Council on the Arts supports the hard work and contributions of Queens-based individual artists and nonprofit organizations producing cultural programming in all arts disciplines through grants. Applicants must attend a Application Information Session to learn about the guidelines before applying.


Aug
26
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Homebuyers Seminar—Chinese

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Topics:
• down payment assistance programs and first time homebuyer mortgages, Landlord/Tenant Training, Credit Repair Boot Camp, Financial Capacity Building, First Home Club, and HomeFirst Down Payment Assistance.
• how to qualify for a mortgage in today’s market
• pros and cons of renting vs. buying
• how to purchase REO properties
• how to apply for government sponsored programs


Sep
13
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Educating Parents About Type 1 Diabetes

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

As the parent of a child with type 1 diabetes (T1D), you can help your child’s school create a supportive environment where they can learn and thrive. Come get tips and strategies from a lawyer who is also the parent of a child with T1D. All are welcome.


Sep
19
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Meditation for a Healthy Lifestyle

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

In this fast-paced world, inner peace can seem elusive. You are invited to join Dr. Frank Pawlowski for an engaging workshop teaching you practical strategies to reduce stress and create a more healthy and positive lifestyle. Dr. Pawlowski will offer meditation techniques that can help you connect within to gain a profound sense of serenity and joy.