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Upcoming Programs

Jan
30
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Intro to Email

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

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 jobmap.queenslibrary.org, visit the Job Information Center or call xxx-xxx-xxxx. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code: CC120.


Feb
3
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Introduction to Computers and the Internet

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 openings

Learn about computer hardware and software, how to use a computer and how to search the Internet.


Feb
3
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Job Skills Identification

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

In this competitive job market, it is important to know your job skills as well as be able to market these skills to potential employers. In this workshop, you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills and become aware of the most sought job skills. To preregister, visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information please call 718-634-1876. Class code JR110


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Feb
4
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Job Search Strategies

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

Prepare yourself to start a successful job search! In this workshop participants will learn: About general and career-specific websites; How to safely find and apply for jobs online including: how to create an account at a major job search website; how to post your resume online; how to email a resume; Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR190


Feb
5
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Caring for a Person with Mental and Emotional Challenges (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Do you have a loved one receiving mental health treatment, or who you feel should be evaluated or treated? Are you unsure how to proceed? Find out more at this workshop and discussion presented by Dr. Daniel Chen of Flushing Hospital Medical Center.


Feb
5
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 in any of these categories: poetry, written word, music, comedy and spoken word. *In 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
6
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Beginners Excel

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 7 openings

Learn what a spreadsheet is and how to navigate it, create workbooks, enter and edit data, and create charts and graphs. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills are required. Class code CC180.


Feb
6
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Flushing Book Discussion Group

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

January 2: "One Hundred Years of Solitude" by Gabriel García Marquez
February 6: "Lean In" by Sheryl Sandberg
March 6: "The View from Castle Rock" by Alice Munro
April 3: "The Woman Upstairs" by Claire Messud
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
7
1:30PM

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2:30PM

The Sounds of Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

L A Blacksmith and Wayne Holmes take you in their time machine to share great hits such as "Georgia on My Mind," "What's Going On," "You Are the Sunshine of My Life" and more.


Feb
7
2:30PM

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5:00PM

Talks on Chinese Literature (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Professor Tang will explain the influences on modern Chinese literature of ancient and modern Chinese and Western forms and ideas. Chinese literary works will be compared to those of other languages, and literary theories and trends as well as works by outstanding authors will be discussed.


Feb
8
1:30PM

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3:30PM

Music Lecture Series by New York Classical Music Lovers Association (in English and Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Lecturers will discuss different style of classical music and composers each month. *In 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
9
6:30PM

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8:00PM

Lincoln Center Local: "Red Hot + Fela Live!

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The defiant spirit and groove-heavy music of Nigerian firebrand Fela Anikulapo Kuti lives on, as Fela’s master drummer and Afrobeat icon Tony Allen teams up with the cinematic dance rockers of Superhuman Happiness and stars of the next generation of Afro-futurist innovators. A moderated panel discussion will follow the screening.


Feb
10
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Introduction to Email

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

Learn how to set up your own email account; send, receive and delete messages; and use different email functions.


Feb
10
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Resumes and Cover Letters

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

Are you ready to apply for jobs? Do your resume and cover letter stand out from the crowd? Make your resume and cover letter the best that they can be in this workshop!
Participants will learn: how to get started; types of resumes; what to include and not include; tips for making your resume and cover letter stronger. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR130


Feb
11
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Beginners' Word

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

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.


Feb
12
4:00PM

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8:00PM

Permanent Opportunity: You Have a Green Card—Get More! (in Spanish)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

If you have your green card, you might be ready to get the full benefits of citizenship, which will allow you to vote in your next local, state and national elections as well as enjoy many other opportunities.


Feb
13
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Beginners Excel Continued

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 8 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. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills and knowledge of excel are required. Class Code: CC210


Feb
14
9:30AM

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12:00PM

Microsoft Word for Spanish Speakers

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 create a document and work with tables: 2/14 - Introduction to Microsoft Word; 2/21 - Creating and saving documents; 2/28 - Working with tables and printing. Customers should have basic computer skills, such as knowing how to use the keyboard and mouse and how to open and close applications, and are encouraged to attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning Saturday, February 7 at 9:00AM.

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Feb
14
1:30PM

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2:30PM

1940s Swing with the Stan Auld Quartet

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Listen to the big band sounds of Tommy Dorsey, Count Basie, Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington and many more, played by the Stan Auld Quartet. *in Auditorium, Lower Level*


Feb
15
1:00PM

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4:00PM

Lunar New Year Calligraphy Exhibit and Practice with Thomson Chou

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Mr. Chou and his associates will demonstrate calligraphy for the audience, and attendees will have the opportunity to receive a piece of calligraphic writing as a gift from the artists to welcome in the New Year. *In IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor*


Feb
15
2:00PM

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3:15PM

Harlem Remembered: 1919-1939

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Xoregos Performing Company presents a tribute to Harlem with an array of performances that includes performances of plays by Eulalie Spence and Marita Bonner, poetry by Langston Hughes and others, folk tales collected by Zora Neale Hurston and Joel Chandler Harris and songs of the era, both rare and unknown.


Feb
17
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Microsoft Word for Beginners

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

Learn the fundamentals of Microsoft Word. Participants should have basic computer skills. Preregistration is required at the Cyber Center.


Feb
17
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Interview Preparation

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

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job…now what? 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. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR170


Feb
18
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Resumes and Cover Letters

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

Are you ready to apply for jobs? Do your resume and cover letter stand out from the crowd? Make your resume and cover letter the best that they can be in this workshop!
Participants will learn: how to get started; types of resumes; what to include and not include; tips for making your resume and cover letter stronger. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR130


Feb
20
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Intro to Computers

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

After this workshop, you will be able to begin to take advantage of everything a computer has to offer. Topics include computer terminology, using the mouse and touchpad, basic keyboarding skills and navigating folders, files and programs in a Windows environment. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call 718-990-8625. This is an introductory class; prior computer knowledge and skills are not required. Class code CC100


Feb
21
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Caring for a Person with a Memory Problem (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The Alzheimer’s Association, New York City Chapter, offers a monthly support group in 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.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
24
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Using a Google Nexus Tablet

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

Borrow a Google Nexus tablet and learn how to use it.


Feb
24
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Online Job Applications

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

In this workshop, you will begin to navigate online job applications swiftly and efficiently by learning: how to register and build an employment profile on a job site; how to apply to online job postings; and how to upload your resume to an online application. Basic computer skills and an email account are required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center. Basic computer skills are required. Class Code: JR160.


Feb
25
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Treehouse

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

Treehouse is an online learning platform that allows users to access more than 1,000 video tutorials, quizzes and code challenges created by expert teachers. Participants can learn to code in languages such as Objective-C, HTML, CSS, PHP, Ruby, JavaScript and SQL. Basic computer skills and preregistration are required. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information.


Feb
26
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Healthy Heart (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

As part of the Community Health Education Partnership series, Dr. Vincent Wang will discuss what coronary artery disease involves, the causes and onset of symptoms. What patients should do to change their lifestyles to reduce the chances of getting coronary diseases.


Feb
26
6:30PM

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8:00PM

Starting and Running a Small Business (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Get helpful tips for turning a hobby or skills into a business, and find out where to obtain free resources to help plan a business.


Feb
27
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Introduction to the Internet

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

After this workshop, you will have the skills 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