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Upcoming Programs

Jul
31
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Networking Job Search- The “How To” Prospect

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

Networking is the development of professional relationships. In today’s competitive job market, it is also one of the best ways to find a job. Through networking, you can exchange information with others about job opportunities, interesting organizations, or up and coming industries. Learn about the basics of networking and improve your job search techniques in the workshop. For more information, please call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center. Class code: JR190


Jul
31
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Social Media for Your Business

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

Learn which social sites are best for you. Learn strategies to becoming successful in social media for your business. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information.


Aug
4
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Introduction to the Internet for Mature Adults

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

The Internet can be a complex and confusing place. In this workshop we keep it simple by sticking to the basics, such as how to use an Internet program, the basic structure of a website and the process of searching for information. 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


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Aug
4
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Freegal

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

Learn how to download free music from the Queens Library website to your home computer or mobile device.


Aug
4
2:00PM

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3:00PM

So You Have Health Insurance—Now What?! (An Introduction to Health Insurance)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Health insurance is confusing! Learn basic terms and information that will help you get the most out of your coverage. If you don't have health insurance but want to learn more about it, this program is also for you!

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

Additional Dates


Aug
5
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Skills Identification

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


Aug
6
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Mock Interview

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make mistakes before they count. You will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. Space is limited. To make an appointment, visit the JBA table on the second floor or call 917-294-9301. Class code JR170


Aug
7
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Choosing Entrepreneurship: Lead Up to StartUP!

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is now closed

The first course of this three-part series to 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.


Aug
7
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Introduction to Social Media: LinkedIn and Twitter

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

LinkedIn and Twitter are social Media websites 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 CC130


Aug
7
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Selections for the next several months are: 5/1 -"The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair That Changed America" by Erik Larson; 6/5 -
"The Secret Life of Bees" by Sue Monk Kidd; 7/10 - "Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet" by Jamie Ford; 8/7 - "Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress" by Dai Sijie. In IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor


Aug
11
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Introduction to Email for the Mature Adult

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

Keep in touch with friends and family by learning how to create an email account, log in and out, and send and receive messages. 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 CC120


Aug
11
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Using a Google Nexus Tablet

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

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


Aug
12
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Resumes

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


Aug
12
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Summer ScreamFest: "The Ruins"

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

A group of friends on holiday in Mexico are invited to visit an archaeological dig in the jungle, where something evil lives among the ruins. 2008; R; 90 minutes


Aug
13
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Mock Interview

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make mistakes before they count. You will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. Space is limited. To make an appointment, visit the JBA table on the second floor or call 917-294-9301. Class code JR170


Aug
14
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Setting Up Your Business: Lead Up to StartUP!

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is now closed

In this second course of a three-part series, 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. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class Code: JR310


Aug
14
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Social Networking for your Job Search

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

The Internet is abuzz 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 are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center. Class code JR200


Aug
15
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


Aug
18
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Job Search Strategies for the Mature Adult

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 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
18
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Microsoft Word for Beginners

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

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


Aug
19
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Meet Patricia Park, Author of "Re Jane: A Novel"

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Queens native Patricia Park discusses her debut novel, a fresh, contemporary retelling of Jane Eyre that takes its heroine Jane Re on a journey from Queens to Brooklyn to Seoul—and back. Books will be available for sale and signing.


Aug
20
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Mock Interview

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make mistakes before they count. You will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. Space is limited. To make an appointment, visit the JBA table on the second floor or call 917-294-9301. Class code JR170


Aug
20
2:00PM

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6:00PM

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.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
21
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Creative Ways to Dig for Job Leads

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

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


Aug
21
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Become a Marketing Expert: Lead Up to StartUP!

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is now closed

This is the last course in this three-part series. We will explore the exciting world of marketing, learn tried and tested models for success, and explore technologies that are best suited for marketing a business. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information.


Aug
25
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Job Search Strategies

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

In this workshop participants will learn about general and career-specific websites and how to find and apply for jobs online safely, including creating an account at a major job search website, posting your resume online and emailing a resume. They will also learn appropriate ways to follow up after applying online. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR100


Aug
25
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Introduction to Excel

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

Learn how to create spreadsheets and tables and use formulas. Basic mouse and keyboarding skills are necessary. Preregistration is required by phone or in person at the Cyber Center Desk. For details, please call 718-990-0769.


Aug
26
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Mistake-Free Interviewing

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 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 afterwards. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR170


Aug
26
6:30PM

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8:30PM

Business Planning Basics (in Korean)

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

This course will teach you how to organize a business idea into a structured plan, identify and promote a business to potential customers, fulfill the legal requirements of starting a business and develop financial projections. Class code JR310.


Aug
27
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Mock Interview

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make mistakes before they count. You will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly after the interview. Space is limited. To make an appointment, visit the Job and Business Academy (JBA) table on the 2nd floor or call 917-294-9301. Class code: JR170.


Aug
27
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Parkinson's Disease (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

As part of the Community Health Education Partnership series, Edward Chai, MD, a board-certified neurologist with New York-Presbyterian Queens, will discuss the early symptoms of Parkinson's disease, diagnosis, disease mechanisms and new treatment options.


Aug
27
6:30PM

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8:30PM

Finding Inner Peace through Meditation with Jim Rose

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Aren't peace and happiness what we all seek? Are they possible to attain? Learn how the regular practice of a simple meditation technique, explained and practiced during this workshop, can help you achieve a state of lasting peace and happiness that no one and nothing can take away.


Aug
28
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Networking

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

Networking is the development of professional relationships. In today’s competitive job market, it is also one of the best ways to find a job. Through networking, you can exchange information with others about job opportunities, interesting organizations, or up and coming industries. Learn about the basics of networking and improve your job search techniques in the workshop. For more information, call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center. Class code JR190


Aug
30
1:00PM

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2:30PM

The College Admissions Process (in Chinese)

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

This workshop is designed to help college-bound high school students and their parents navigate the complex and confusing college admissions and financial aid application process.


Aug
30
2:00PM

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3:15PM

European Escapades

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Pianist Ronee Boyce and cellist Jonathan Tortolano invite you on a musical journey beginning in France and ending in Russia, where you will be greeted by the sweet sounds of Debussy, Fauré, Rachmaninoff and Shostakovich.


Sep
1
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Job Search Strategies

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

Participants will learn about general and career-specific websites and how to find and apply for jobs online safely, including creating an account at a major job search website, posting a resume online and emailing a resume. They will also learn appropriate ways to follow up after applying online. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR100


Sep
2
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 at 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
3
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Beginners Word

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 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
3
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.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
4
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Choosing Entrepreneurship: Lead Up to StartUP!

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

The first course of this four-part series provides an overview of the dynamic world of entrepreneurship, helping participants chart a path to success by assessing their skills, aptitudes and interests, and exploring the right type of business based on the results of these assessments. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class Code: JR310.


Sep
4
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Our upcoming selections are: 9/4 - “The Other Wes Moore” by Wes Moore; 10/2 - “The Art of Hearing Heartbeats” by Jan-Phillipp Sendker; 11/6 - “Vanessa and Her Sister” by Priya Parmar; 12/4 - “A Fine Balance” by Rohinton Mistry.
*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


Sep
8
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Creative Ways to Dig for Job Leads

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

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


Sep
9
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, 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
10
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Intermediate Word

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 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 required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code: CC200


Sep
11
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Setting Up Your Business: Lead Up to StartUP!

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

In this second course of a four-part series, 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. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class Code: JR310.


Sep
15
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Skills Identification

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

Knowing your marketable skills is critical in various aspects of job searching. In this class you will learn about the 3 skills sets wanted by employers (job-related, self-management, transferable) and the importance of building a marketable skills triangle. 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
16
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Interview Preparation

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

The interview is the most important part of a job search. Find out the 10 toughest interview questions and how to answer them, and learn new strategies to employ at your next interview. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR170


Sep
17
10:00AM

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12:00PM

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. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills are required. Class code CC180.


Sep
18
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Marketing- Become an Expert: Lead Up to StartUP!

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

This is the third course in our four-part series. In this course we will explore the exciting world of marketing and learn the tried and tested models for success and explore technologies that are best suited for marketing your business. However, fundamental to success in marketing is understanding the customers you are serving and developing a story and message that they love. To register or for additional information call 718-990-8625.Class Code: JR310.


Sep
18
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Information Session Presented by Center for the Independence of the Disabled

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Representatives of the Center for Independence of the Disabled, in partnership with Queens Library, will describe free services it provides to people with disabilities, their family and their friends. It will also provide general information on public benefits for the disabled.


Sep
22
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Skills Identification

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

There are over 400 transferable skills that job seekers often overlook but can show employers they have added value…and can do more than what the job requires. Learn to identify many other skills to offer an employer. 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
23
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Mistake-Free Interviewing

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 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 afterwards. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR170


Sep
23
6:30PM

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8:30PM

Financing Roadmap for Businesses (in Korean)

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

Whether you are just starting up or expanding an existing business, this course will help you learn about credit and financing opportunities for your small business. Additionally, the course will give insight on what lenders are looking for in the current credit environment so you can be prepared when applying for financing. Class Code: JR310.


Sep
23
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: "New York Philharmonic Opening Gala with Itzhak Perlman"

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with the Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. This month, world-renowned violinist Itzhak Perlman joins the Philharmonic to perform his personal favorites.


Sep
24
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Hepatitis B (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

As part of the Community Health Education Partnership series, board-certified gastrointestinal specialist Dr. Michael Li will explain the causes of hepatitis B and its route of infection. If you have suffered from hepatitis B or have concerns about how to deal with this disease, your questions will be answered here.


Sep
24
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Intermediate Excel

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


Sep
25
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Social Media for Your Business: "Lead Up to StartUP!"

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

This is the fourth course in our four-part series. Learn which social sites are best for you. Learn strategies to becoming successful in social media for your business. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class Code: JR310.


Sep
29
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


Sep
30
10:00AM

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1:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make mistakes before they count. You will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. Space is limited. To make an appointment, visit the JBA table on the second floor at Flushing or call 917-294-9301. Class code JR170


Oct
1
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 websites 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 CC130


Oct
2
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Choosing Entrepreneurship

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

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.


Oct
5
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Stroke and Spinal Injuries and Illnesses (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

As part of the Community Health Education Partnership series, Ning Lin, MD, a neurosurgeon with New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and New York Hospital Queens, will discuss stroke and its neurological impact on a patient. He will also discuss diagnoses and treatment options for conditions affecting the central nervous system, including the spine.


Oct
6
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Skills Identification

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

Knowing your marketable skills is critical in various aspects of job searching. In this class you will learn about the 3 skills sets wanted by employers (job-related, self-management, transferable) and the importance of building a marketable skills triangle. 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
7
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
7
6:30PM

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7:30PM

A Tale of Two Kidneys

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This program, presented in collaboration with Northshore LIJ, will help you learn how to prevent and treat chronic kidney disease, as well as the common problems, such as diabetes, that can damage kidneys.


Oct
8
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Introduction to Social Media:Twitter

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

Twitter is a social Media websites 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 CC130


Oct
9
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Setting Up 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 a business and begin operating it. 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.


Oct
13
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Skills Identification

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

There are over 400 transferable skills that job seekers often overlook but can show employers they have added value…and can do more than what the job requires. Learn to identify many other skills to offer an employer. 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
14
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, 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
15
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Social Networking for your Job Search

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

The Internet is abuzz 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 are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center. Class code JR200


Oct
15
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Clinical Trials

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

What are clinical trials? How do they work? Why do we need clinical research? This lecture will help you understand the benefits and challenges of clinical research. It will also highlight important questions to ask your healthcare provider so that you can make informed decisions regarding your health.


Oct
16
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Becoming an Expert in Marketing

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

In this course we will explore the exciting world of marketing and learn the tried and tested models for success and explore technologies that are best suited for marketing your business. However, fundamental to success in marketing is understanding the customers you are serving and developing a story and message that they love. To register or for additional information call 718-990-8625.Class Code: JR310.


Oct
20
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
21
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Resume Keywords and Accomplishment Statements

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

Job finding is a game of words, so wouldn't it be a good idea to find out what words the employers want to see in the resume and online applications. This class will teach you how to create keyword career vocabulary using 5 resources. It will allow you to identify what types of accomplishments or achievements you had a hand at in your career. Class Code: JR130.


Oct
22
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Creative Ways to Dig for Job Leads

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


Oct
27
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
28
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Job Search Strategies

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

In this workshop participants will learn about general and career-specific websites and how to find and apply for jobs online safely, including creating an account at a major job search website, posting your resume online and emailing a resume. They will also learn appropriate ways to follow up after applying online. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR100


Oct
28
6:30PM

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8:30PM

10 Steps to Starting a Business (in Chinese)

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

This course, in Mandarin Chinese, provides a basic overview of the steps to take to start a business, and how NYC Business Solutions can guide you through each step along the way. You will learn how to develop a business plan, determine your legal structure, set up a bookkeeping system, get permits and licenses, and obtain financing. Class Code: JR310.


Oct
29
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Networking

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

Networking is the development of professional relationships. In today’s competitive job market, it is also one of the best ways to find a job. Through networking, you can exchange information with others about job opportunities, interesting organizations, or up and coming industries. Learn about the basics of networking and improve your job search techniques in the workshop. For more information, call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center. Class code JR190


Oct
30
10:00AM

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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. Learn strategies to becoming successful in social media for your business. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class Code: JR310.


Nov
18
6:30PM

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8:30PM

Business Planning Basics (in Chinese)

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

This course will teach how to organize a business idea into a structured plan, identify and promote a business to potential customers, fulfill the legal requirements of starting a business and develop financial projections.


Dec
16
6:30PM

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8:30PM

Financing Roadmap for Businesses (in Chinese)

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

Whether you are just starting up or expanding an existing business, this course, in Mandarin Chinese, will help you learn about credit and financing opportunities for your small business. Additionally, the course will give insight on what lenders are looking for in the current credit environment so you can be prepared when applying for financing.