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Upcoming Programs

Aug
1
10:30AM

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11:30AM

50-Year-Old Shoulder (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

As part of the Community Health Education Partnership series, Dr. Kevin Jiang will discuss "50-Year-Old Shoulder," so you can understand, prevent, and treat shoulder pain caused by age and sport injuries.


Aug
1
6:30PM

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8:30PM

Toastmasters

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Toastmasters will help you become a confident speaker and a strong leader.

*IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor*

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

Additional Dates


Aug
2
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is now closed

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


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Aug
2
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Introduction to Internet

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is now closed

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


Aug
3
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Mistake-Free Interviewing

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

Learn how to prepare for a job interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly after an interview. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR170.


Aug
3
6:30PM

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8:00PM

Author Talk: "City of Gods" with R. Scott Hanson

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The book explores the history of Flushing from colonial period to the aftermath of September 11, 2001, spanning the origins of Vlissengen and early struggles between Quakers, Dutch authorities, Anglicans, African Americans, Catholics and Jews to the consolidation of NYC in 1898, and finally the Immigration Act of 1965 and the arrival of Hindus, Sikhs, Muslims, Buddhists, Asians and Latino Christians.


Aug
4
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Beginner's PowerPoint

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is now closed

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. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills are required. Class code CC190


Aug
4
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Intermediate PowerPoint

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 3 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. Class Code: CC220


Aug
5
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Upcoming selections are: 5/6-“The Cookbook Collector” by Allegra Goodman; 6/3-“Half a Life” by V. S. Naipaul; 7/1-“Eight Hundred Grapes” by Laura Dave; 8/5-“I Was Told There'd Be Cake” by Sloane Crosley.


Aug
5
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Choosing Entrepreneurship

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 8 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


Aug
6
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Flushing Lecture Series: Mrs. Chungho Chang Frankel and the Chinese Refined Cultural Traditions

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Anna Wu will use Power Point Presentation, books, photos and Kunqu costumes to introduce Mrs. Chungho Frankel’s accomplishment in Chinese Kunqu art, poetry, calligraphy, painting and writing to Flushing Library’s audiences.
*IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor*


Aug
8
1:30PM

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4:00PM

Monday Movie Matinee

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Upcoming films are: 5/9-"Words and Pictures" (2013, PG-13); 6/13-"Wolf Totem" (2015, PG-13, in Mandarin with English subtitles); 7/11-"Stranger than Fiction" (2006, PG-13); 8/8-"Imitation of Life" (1959, unrated, PG suggested).


Aug
8
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 “Troilus and Cressida,” “Pericles, Prince of Tyre,” and “A Midsummer Night's Dream,” and will discuss modern interpretations of these classic plays.


Aug
9
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Beginner's Word

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

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. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code CC170


Aug
9
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners' PowerPoint

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


Aug
9
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Intermediate Word

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 4 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


Aug
10
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Resumes

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


Aug
11
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Beginners and Intermediate Excel

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is now closed

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


Aug
11
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Advanced Excel

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is now closed

Improve your productivity with Microsoft Excel. Apply and build upon your knowledge of Excel by learning how to create formulas and use functions in Excel. Basic computers skills are required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code: CC210


Aug
11
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Meditation for Optimal Well-Being with Jim Rose

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

It is recognized how meditation can help the body, mind and spirit. Incorporating meditation into one’s life has many positive effects. Join Jim Rose, M Ed., Rutgers University and long time meditator for over 30 years, for this inspiring program. Learn a simple meditation technique that can help you in all aspects of your life.


Aug
11
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 for questions and suggestions: 646-752-3173
*Rooms C&D, Lower Level*

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

Additional Dates


Aug
16
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Introduction to Email

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


Aug
16
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Intermediate PowerPoint

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


Aug
16
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Instagram

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

Learn how to share and take photos, add filters, and image adjustments, connect accounts, and respond to comments. Please bring your smartphone with the Instagram app already installed to class. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org.


Aug
17
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Cover Letters

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

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, and tips for making it stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR150


Aug
18
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginners and Intermediate Excel

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


Aug
18
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Advanced Excel

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

Improve your productivity with Microsoft Excel. Apply and build upon your knowledge of Excel by learning how to create formulas and use functions in Excel. Basic computers skills are required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code: CC210


Aug
19
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Marketing for Your Business

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

We will examine the exciting world of marketing, learning tested models for success and exploring marketing technologies best suited for your business. In addition, we will consider the marketing fundamental of understanding customers and developing a story and message they love. To preregister or for additional information call 718-634-4784. Class code JR310


Aug
21
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Alzheimer’s Support Group

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders, New York City, Inc, offers a monthly support group in Mandarin Chinese for people caring for a person with Alzheimer’s or 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


Aug
22
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Visual Marketing: Engaging Consumers Within and Beyond the Chinese Community (In Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

1.Redefine the nature of marketing and visual marketing
2. Leverage the process of visual marketing
3. Five crucial concepts and corresponding strategies for successful visual marketing


Aug
23
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Introduction to Social Media: LinkedIn

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 8 openings

LinkedIn is a social media website that allow you to manage your professional identity. You will learn to follow friends and colleagues, look for employment, network, receive job posting notifications, and more. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR200


Aug
23
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Personal Branding Online

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

Find out how to monitor your online reputation, use social media while seeking a job, and create a strong LinkedIn profile. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center. Class code CC130


Aug
23
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Superfoods: Healthy and Delicious Eating Plans for Families (in Spanish)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Nutritionist Christina Camacho will present recipes and tips on how to incorporate nutrient-packed "superfoods" into your meal plan, as healthy snacks and how to introduce them to your family.


Aug
24
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Job Search for Mature Adults

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

Mature workers can face a struggle when it comes to searching for and obtaining employment. This class will define the mature worker, describe obstacles they may face, and explain how and where to search for jobs. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR100


Aug
25
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginner's Word

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

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. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code CC170


Aug
25
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Intermediate Word

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


Aug
25
5:00PM

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6:30PM

How to Start and Run a Small Business (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

In this workshop in Mandarin Chinese you will get helpful tips for turning a hobby or skill into a business and learn of resources to help you plan a business.


Aug
27
10:30AM

--to--

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 our programs and services and other available resources.


Aug
30
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Beginner's Word

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 8 openings

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. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code CC170


Aug
30
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Intermediate Word

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


Aug
31
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Creative Ways to Dig for Job Leads

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

Increase your job leads by following nontraditional approaches and cast a wider net in the employment market. To register, visit us on jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, please call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center. Class code: JR350.


Sep
1
6:30PM

--to--

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


Sep
2
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Flushing Book Discussion Group

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

September: Friday 9/2, "The Girl who Fell from the Sky" by Heidi W. Durrow.
October: Friday 10/14, "Lucy" by Jamaica Kincaid.
November: Friday 11/4, "The Girl on the Train" by Paula Hawkins.
December: Friday 12/2, "Kindred" by Octavia Butler
*IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor*

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

Additional Dates


Sep
6
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers

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


Sep
7
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Resumes

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


Sep
7
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Beginner's Word

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

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. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code CC170


Sep
8
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Job Search via Social Media

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

The Internet is buzzing with social media, and there are many ways to use sites like Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook to leverage your network for your job search. In this workshop you will learn about these three major social media sites and how they can help you optimize your job search. Basic computer skills and a familiarity with the internet required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center. Class Code: JR200.


Sep
8
6:00PM

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8:00PM

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.


Sep
9
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Choosing Entrepreneurship

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


Sep
12
1:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Monday Movie Matinee

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

September: Monday 9/12, "Devdas" (2002) PG13. In Hindi, English subtitles
October: Monday 10/3, "Ghostbusters" (1984) PG
November: Monday 11/14, "Rear Window" (1954) PG
December: Monday 12/5, "Hail, Caesar!" (2016) PG-13
*Auditorium, Lower Level*

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

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, and tips for making it stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR150


Sep
14
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Beginner's PowerPoint

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 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. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills are required. Class code CC190


Sep
14
6:30PM

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8:30PM

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.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
15
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Global Harmony House presents: Love & Forgiveness

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Everyone needs Love and this is why we seek love. Our expectations of others cause us emotional pain and then we find it difficult to forgive them. If we do not learn to forgive, resentment will poison us. We will look deeply at the true source of love and learn to awaken our own capacity to love, to heal and to forgive others. *IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor*


Sep
16
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Setting Up and Funding Your Business

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

In this class students will be guided through the elements needed to set up and begin operating a business. The course will cover writing a winning business plan, legal structuring, and other preliminaries. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code JR310


Sep
16
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Intermediate PowerPoint

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 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. To preregister, visit us at jobmap.queenslibrary.org and for more information call 718-990-8625. Class Code: CC220


Sep
19
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

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. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills are required. Class Code: CC180


Sep
21
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Skills Identification

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


Sep
22
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Social Media: LinkedIn

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

LinkedIn is a social media website that allow you to manage your professional identity. You will learn to follow friends and colleagues, look for employment, network, receive job posting notifications, and more. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR200


Sep
23
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Social Media for Your Business

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

Learn which social sites are best for you and strategies for successfully using social media for your business. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code JR310


Sep
26
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Beginners and Intermediate Excel

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


Sep
27
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Internet

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


Sep
28
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mistake-Free Interviewing

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

Learn how to prepare for a job interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly after an interview. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR170.


Sep
28
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Advanced Excel

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

Improve your productivity with Microsoft Excel. Apply and build upon your knowledge of Excel by learning how to create formulas and use functions in Excel. Basic computers skills are required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code: CC210


Sep
29
10:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. Our one-on-one mock 1 hour interviews let you make mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. To preregister, visit us at the Job & Business Academy table on the 2nd floor, office on the 3rd floor, or please call 718-661-1205. Class code: JR180.


Sep
29
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Composting 101

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join the NYC Compost Project to learn how to reduce organic waste and create “black gold” for your garden by composting leaves, kitchen scraps, garden trimmings, and weeds. This workshop covers the essentials of outdoor composting in an urban setting.
*IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor*


Sep
30
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Marketing Basics for Your Small Business

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

We will examine the exciting world of marketing, learning tested models for success and exploring marketing technologies best suited for your business. In addition, we will consider the marketing fundamental of understanding customers and developing a story and message they love. To preregister or for additional information call 718-634-4784. Class code JR310


Sep
30
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. Our one-on-one mock 1 hour interviews let you make mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. To preregister, visit us at the Job & Business Academy table on the 2nd floor, office on the 3rd floor, or please call 718-661-1205. Class code: JR180.


Oct
4
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Job Search via Social Media

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

The Internet is buzzing with social media, and there are many ways to use sites like Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook to leverage your network for your job search. In this workshop you will learn about these three major social media sites and how they can help you optimize your job search. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center. Class Code: JR200.


Oct
5
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Resumes

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


Oct
5
6:30PM

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8:30PM

How to Improve Your Memory with Davis Woo

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The seminar will show you how to replace repetitive learning habits with sensory learning techniques, achieving measurable improvement. You will experience remembering things 1-3 times faster than usual.


Oct
6
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Business Success Series (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Topics covered will be starting your business, helpful SBA programs and services, writing a business plan, government contracts and global markets, marketing strategies.

Day 1: STARTING YOUR BUSINESS
Day 2: SBA PROGRAMS AND SERVICES TO HELP YOUR BUSINESS
Day 3: BUSINESS PLAN WRITING
Day 4: EXPAND YOUR BUSINESS TO THE GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING AND GLOBAL MARKET
Day 5: MARKETING STRATEGIES

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

Additional Dates


Oct
7
10:00AM

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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


Oct
11
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Introduction to Social Media: LinkedIn

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

LinkedIn is a social media website that allow you to manage your professional identity. You will learn to follow friends and colleagues, look for employment, network, receive job posting notifications, and more. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR200


Oct
12
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Cover Letters

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

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, and tips for making it stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR150


Oct
18
10:00AM

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1:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. Our one-on-one mock 1 hour interviews let you make mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. To preregister, visit us at the Job & Business Academy table on the 2nd floor, office on the 3rd floor, or please call 718-661-1205. Class code: JR180.


Oct
19
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Skills Identification

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


Oct
22
12:00PM

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4:00PM

Halloween Blood Fest 2016

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Hosted by Dark Soul. Featuring original rock band DMK, ghostly laser light show, haunted tunnel, psychic readings, magic show, creature feature Battle Royal and costume and scream contests.
Special Guest: Krampus the Christmas Demon
*Auditorium, Lower Level*


Oct
25
10:00AM

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1:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. Our one-on-one mock 1 hour interviews let you make mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. To preregister, visit us at the Job & Business Academy table on the 2nd floor, office on the 3rd floor, or please call 718-661-1205. Class code: JR180.


Oct
26
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Job Search for Mature Adults

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

Mature workers can face a struggle when it comes to searching for and obtaining employment. This class will define the mature worker, describe obstacles they may face, and explain how and where to search for jobs. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR100


Oct
26
6:00PM

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8:00PM

10 Steps to Starting a Business (in Korean)

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

Learn what it takes to start your own business!

Learn what it takes to start your own business!
This course provides a basic overview of the steps you’ll need to take to start a business and how NYC Business Solutions can guide you through each step along the way. Class Code: JR310.