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Workshops

Sep
22
1:00PM

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4:00PM

NY Rising: Drop In- Hours - Disaster Case Management

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

If you were affected by Hurricane Sandy, come speak to a case manager from Neighborhood Housing Services of Jamaica to receive information on disaster relief aid, financial aid and other forms of resources.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
22
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Presenting with PowerPoint

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

Learn how to effectively use Microsoft PowerPoint to provide clear and concise presentations in and out of the workplace. Attendees will be prepped on the best practices when presenting with slide presentations and speaking with others.


Sep
23
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Beginners Excel

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

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 or call (718)990-8625. Basic computer skills are required. Class Code: CC180


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Sep
23
1:30PM

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3:30PM

Intermediate Excel

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

Improve your productivity and boost your basic knowledge of Excel. Topics covered include a review of spreadsheet basics, creating and manipulating tables, and using formulas and functions. Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Excel are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call (718)990-8625. Class code: CC210


Sep
25
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Introduction to Email

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 2 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. Please call 718-990-8625 for more information. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code: CC120.


Sep
25
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Job Skills Identification

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 8 openings

In this workshop you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your own job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills, and become aware of the most sought-after job skills. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call (718)990-8625.


Sep
25
12:30PM

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4:30PM

Drop-In

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Do you need help with JobMap and revising your resume or cover letter? Drop in for one-on-one assistance and learn how to preregister for our computer classes. For further information, call (718) 634-4784.


Sep
25
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Introduction to Email

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 6 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. Please call 718-661-1205 for more information. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code: CC120.


Sep
25
1:00PM

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4:30PM

NY Rising: Drop In- Hours - Disaster Case Management

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

If you were affected by Hurricane Sandy, come speak to a case manager from Neighborhood Housing Services of Jamaica to receive information on disaster relief aid, financial aid and other forms of resources.


Sep
26
1:00PM

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4:30PM

NY Rising: Drop-In Hours - Housing Counseling

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Come speak to a representative from Margert Community Corporation to receive more information on how to obtain, sustain, and improve your housing. Information can be provided on the following services: homeownership assessment, homeownership preparation, housing search assistance, fair housing, and much more.


Sep
26
2:00PM

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5:00PM

NY Rising: Drop-In Hours - Job Readiness

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Do you need help with JobMap and revising your resume or cover letter? Drop in for one-on-one assistance and learn how to preregister for our computer classes. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-327-2549.


Sep
26
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Professional Etiquette

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

This workshop covers a variety of topics such as professional conduct and attitudes, business communication, suitable apparel, and maintaining an appropriate work environment.


Sep
26
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Online Job Applications

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

Online job applications have become the standard for applying to many jobs and they can be difficult to navigate if you’re not prepared. Participants will learn: how to prepare information to make online applications easier; common online application sections and how to get noticed and how to avoid rejection! The Employment Counselor will be available for individual assistance after class. For further information, please call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR160


Sep
26
7:00PM

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8:30PM

Basics of Business Planning

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 42 openings

Are you tired of being confused about how to write your business plan? Are you stuck on writing it? In the Basic Business Planning course, we will cover what a business plan is, why we need it, the basic structure of a business plan along with some of the various formats, and how/where you can research and start building you plan right away. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call (718)990-8625.


Sep
27
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Job Search Strategies for the Mature Worker

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 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 such workers 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


Sep
27
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Job Search Strategies

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

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself for success! In this workshop you will learn about general and career-specific websites and how to find and apply for jobs online safely, create an account at a major job search website, post your resume online, and email a resume.


Sep
27
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Free Security Guard Training Information Session

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

Queens Library is offering a FREE Security Guard training for young adults (18-24). Attendance to this session is required! For more information call (718) 471-2573 or (718) 471-5606.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
27
1:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

NY Rising: Drop-In Hours - Housing Counseling

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Come speak to a representative from Margert Community Corporation to receive more information on how to obtain, sustain, and improve your housing. Information can be provided on the following services: homeownership assessment, homeownership preparation, housing search assistance, fair housing, and much more.


Sep
27
2:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

NY Rising: Drop In- Hours - Disaster Case Management

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

If you were affected by Hurricane Sandy, come speak to a case manager from Neighborhood Housing Services of Jamaica to receive information on disaster relief aid, financial aid and other forms of resources.


Sep
27
3:30PM

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4:30PM

NY Rising: Resources for Residents Affected By Sandy

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

This workshop will provide families with information on services and resources that are available to help with their recovery plans and unmet needs. Residents will receive information about programs that provide affordable home repair loans and grants, foreclosure prevention services, financial counseling and relocation assistance.

Queens Library at Swing Space
10-03 Beach 20th St.
Far Rockaway, NY 11691


Sep
28
9:30AM

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11:00AM

OSHA 10 Hour Training Information Session: Construction

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Queens Library is offering classes for 10-hour construction trades. Preregistration is required in order to attend this event. For more information call (718) 990-8625.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
28
12:00PM

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2:00PM

NY Rising: Drop-In Hours - Job Readiness

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Do you need help with JobMap and revising your resume or cover letter? Drop in for one-on-one assistance and learn how to preregister for our computer classes. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-327-2549.


Sep
28
12:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Job Skills Identification

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

In this competitive job market, it is vitally important to know your job skills and how to market them to potential employers. In this two-part workshop, participants will learn about different types of skills, how to identify their own and how to develop keywords and accomplishment statements. For further information, please call (718) 752-3700. Class code JR110


Sep
28
2:30PM

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4:00PM

Resume Building

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

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. For further information call 718-752-3700. Class code JR130


Sep
28
5:30PM

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7:30PM

Choosing Entrepreneurship & Business Planning Workshop

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Join the Job and Business Academy at Fresh Meadows Library as we bring Entrepreneurship Workshops to you!

Starting your own company may be the best thing you ever do.
But before you open, you will need to spend countless hours trying to figure out next steps. Save yourself the time by learning all the things you will need to before starting up.

9/14, 5:30-7:30pm
Choosing Entrepreneurship
9/28, 5:30-7:30pm
Business Planning


Sep
28
5:30PM

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7:30PM

Choosing Entrepreneurship & Business Planning Workshop

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 openings

Join the Job and Business Academy at Fresh Meadows Library as we bring Entrepreneurship Workshops to you!

Starting your own company may be the best thing you ever do.
But before you open, you will need to spend countless hours trying to figure out next steps. Save yourself the time by learning all the things you will need to before starting up.

9/14, 5:30-7:30pm
Choosing Entrepreneurship
9/28, 5:30-7:30pm
Business Planning


Sep
30
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Beginners PowerPoint

Location: Central Library
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 your slide show. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills are required. Class Code: CC190


Sep
30
1:30PM

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3:30PM

Intermediate PowerPoint

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

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. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org.


Oct
2
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Introduction to Computers

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Three-class series - 7/25: Mouse tutorial; 8/1: Initernet; 8/8: Microsoft Word


Oct
2
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Jump Start Your Job Search: Motivating Monday

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 openings

Looking for a job is one of the most stressful activities we do. It's easier if we don't do it alone. Join fellow job seekers for tea, cookies, stress relief techniques, and networking. For more information and to preregister, call 718-990-8625.


Oct
2
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Beginners Word

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is now closed

Make your documents stand out with Microsoft Word! In this class, you will learn how to create and save Word documents; format and edit text; copy, cut, and paste items; and use the basic functions and commands of Word. Basic computer skills are required. Class code: CC170. Register online at Jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call 718-661-1205.


Oct
2
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Introduction to Photoshop

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 29 openings

Learn the basic navigation of Photoshop CC. Participants should have basic computer skills, but no previous Photoshop experience is required. For more information or to register, call 718-990-8625


Oct
2
12:30PM

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4:30PM

Drop-In

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Do you need help with JobMap and revising your resume or cover letter? Drop in for one-on-one assistance and learn how to preregister for our computer classes. For further information, call (718) 634-4784.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
2
1:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

NY Rising: Drop In- Hours - Disaster Case Management

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

If you were affected by Hurricane Sandy, come speak to a case manager from Neighborhood Housing Services of Jamaica to receive information on disaster relief aid, financial aid and other forms of resources.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
2
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Professional Etiquette

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

This workshop covers a variety of topics such as professional conduct and attitudes, business communication, suitable apparel, and maintaining an appropriate work environment.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
2
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Open Lab

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Not required

Would you like to brush up on your computer skills? Practice things you already know? Or simply need more time to finish an online application? Come to our Computer Lab!


Oct
2
5:15PM

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6:15PM

Twitter

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 openings

Learn about Twitter, an online social networking service that allows you to connect instantly to what's most important to you. You’ll learn how you can “follow” your friends, experts, and favorite celebrities and receive breaking news, job posting notifications, and more. Basic computer skills and a valid email address are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code CC130


Oct
3
1:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

NY Rising: Drop-In Hours - Housing Counseling

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Come speak to a representative from Margert Community Corporation to receive more information on how to obtain, sustain, and improve your housing. Information can be provided on the following services: homeownership assessment, homeownership preparation, housing search assistance, fair housing, and much more.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
3
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Job Skills Identification

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

In this workshop you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your own job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills, and become aware of the most sought-after job skills. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call (718)990-8625.


Oct
3
2:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

NY Rising: Drop-In Hours - Job Readiness

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Do you need help with JobMap and revising your resume or cover letter? Drop in for one-on-one assistance and learn how to preregister for our computer classes. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-327-2549.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
3
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Intermediate Word

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is now closed

Build on your basic knowledge of Microsoft Word. Learn how to format Word documents, insert tables and charts, format bibliographies, and insert headers and footers. Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Word are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class Code CC200


Oct
3
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Interview Preparation

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

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. For more information call 718-752-3700. Class code JR170.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
3
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Advanced Excel

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Be an Excel ninja! Topics will include pivot tables, forms, and advance formulas. Basic computer skills and knowledge of Excel are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call (718)990-8625.


Oct
3
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Writing Resumes

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Whether you are new to the workforce or have been a professional for years, keeping an up-to-date resume is important! In this class, you will learn layouts and formatting skills using MS Word to make your resume stand out above the rest.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Beginning a Business: Fall Series

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Day 1 How to Start a business
Day 2 Business Plan Writing
Day 3 Marketing Strategies
Day 4 Selling to the government & global market

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

Additional Dates


Oct
3
5:45PM

--to--

6:45PM

Professional Etiquette

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

This workshop covers a variety of topics such as professional conduct and attitudes, business communication, suitable apparel, and maintaining an appropriate work environment.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
3
7:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Setting Up and Funding Your Business

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 50 openings

In this course of students will be guided through the fundamental elements needed to set-up a business become aware of the variety of resources available to help fund their business. The course will cover traditional and nontraditional ways of getting the money you need to get your business off the ground and successful. Learn about various loans, crowdfunding, alternative lenders and more. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call (718)990-8625.


Oct
4
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Resume Workshop

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 openings

Does your resume stand out from the crowd? Make it the best it can be! This workshop will cover how to get started, types of resumes, what to include and exclude, and tips for making your resume stronger. Call 718-990-8625 for more information. Class code JR130


Oct
4
12:00PM

--to--

1:15PM

Financial Coaching

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

Are Financial Problems Causing You Stress?
A financial coach can help you develop the skills you need to manage money and gain financial stability. Volunteer coaches are available at Central Library and Flushing on selected days and are available to work with you individually. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
4
1:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

NY Rising: Drop-In Hours - Housing Counseling

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Come speak to a representative from Margert Community Corporation to receive more information on how to obtain, sustain, and improve your housing. Information can be provided on the following services: homeownership assessment, homeownership preparation, housing search assistance, fair housing, and much more.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
4
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Job Skills Identification

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

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


Oct
4
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Job Skills Identification

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

In this competitive job market, it is vitally important to know your job skills and how to market them to potential employers. In this two-part workshop, participants will learn about different types of skills, how to identify their own and how to develop keywords and accomplishment statements. For further information, please call (718) 723-4440.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
4
2:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

NY Rising: Drop In- Hours - Disaster Case Management

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

If you were affected by Hurricane Sandy, come speak to a case manager from Neighborhood Housing Services of Jamaica to receive information on disaster relief aid, financial aid and other forms of resources.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
4
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make and learn from mistakes before they count. In this workshop you will learn how to prepare for an interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after an interview. Interviews will take place at the Job Readiness table. Preregistration is required at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR180

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

Additional Dates


Oct
4
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Resume Building

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

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. For further information call 718-723-4440. Class code JR130

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

Additional Dates


Oct
4
5:45PM

--to--

6:45PM

Job Skills Identification

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

In this competitive job market, it is vitally important to know your job skills and how to market them to potential employers. In this two-part workshop, participants will learn about different types of skills, how to identify their own and how to develop keywords and accomplishment statements. For further information, please call (718)471-5606 or (718) 471-2573.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
4
6:45PM

--to--

7:30PM

Resume Building

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

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. For further information call 718-471-2573 or 718-471-5606. Class code JR130

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

Additional Dates


Oct
5
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Instagram

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 18 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. For more information, call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center. Basic computer skills are required. Class Code CC130.


Oct
5
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make and learn from mistakes before they count. In this workshop you will learn how to prepare for an interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after an interview. Interviews will take place at the Job Readiness table. Preregistration is required at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR180

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

Additional Dates


Oct
5
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

NY Rising: Drop-In Hours - Job Readiness

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Do you need help with JobMap and revising your resume or cover letter? Drop in for one-on-one assistance and learn how to preregister for our computer classes. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-327-2549.


Oct
6
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Digging for Job Leads

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

Are your resume and cover letters ready? How do you search for jobs? What are the most effective ways to find open jobs? In this two-part series, participants will learn traditional and creative ways to find jobs, how to network for job leads, and how to use online tools to find job leads. For further information, please call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR190


Oct
6
2:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

NY Rising: Drop In- Hours - Disaster Case Management

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

If you were affected by Hurricane Sandy, come speak to a case manager from Neighborhood Housing Services of Jamaica to receive information on disaster relief aid, financial aid and other forms of resources.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
6
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Interview Preparation

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

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 afterward. For more information call 718-471-2573 or (718) 471-5606. Class code JR170.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
6
4:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Cover Letter

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

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. For further information, please call 718-471-2573 or 718-471-5606. Class code JR150

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

Additional Dates


Oct
6
5:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Writing Resumes

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

Whether you are new to the workforce or have been a professional for years, keeping an up-to-date resume is important! In this class, you will learn layouts and formatting skills using MS Word to make your resume stand out above the rest.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
7
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to Computers

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 18 openings

After this workshop, you will be able to navigate a computer and begin to take advantage of everything computers have to offer. Topics covered include; computer terminology, using the mouse and touch pad, basic keyboarding skills, and how to navigate computer folders, files, and programs in a Windows environment. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call (718)990-8625.


Oct
7
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Typing Lab

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 17 openings

Practice your typing skills in our practice lab. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call (718)990-8625.


Oct
10
10:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Skills Identification

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

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

Additional Dates


Oct
10
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Beginners PowerPoint

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

Create awesome presentations and slideshows with PowerPoint 2010. Topics covered will include; creating and editing slides, changing the design and colors, inserting pictures and illustrations, and presenting your slide show. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills are required. Class Code: CC190


Oct
10
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Personal Branding Online

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 11 openings

Find out how to monitor your online reputation, use social media while job seeking and create a strong LinkedIn profile. In this workshop, find out how to monitor your online reputation, use social media while job-seeking, and create a strong LinkedIn profile. 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: CC130.


Oct
10
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Professional Etiquette

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

This workshop covers a variety of topics such as professional conduct and attitudes, business communication, suitable apparel, and maintaining an appropriate work environment.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
10
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Beginners Excel

Location: Central Library
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


Oct
10
7:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Managing People: Building Relationships in Business

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 45 openings

This class will show how to build relationships through networking, foster partnerships in business, and get "buy in" from business acquaintances. To preregister or for more information, call 718-990-8625. Class code JR310


Oct
11
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Cover Letters

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 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. For further information, please call 718-990-8625. Class code JR150


Oct
11
12:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Introduction to Email

Location: Broadway
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 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 718-990-8625. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
11
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Resume

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

Does your resume stand out from the crowd? Make it the best it can be! This workshop will cover how to get started, types of resumes, what to include and exclude, and tips for making your resume stronger. Call 718-661-1205 for more information. Class code JR130


Oct
11
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Interview Preparation

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

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 afterward. For more information call 718-723-4440. Class code JR170.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
11
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make and learn from mistakes before they count. In this workshop you will learn how to prepare for an interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after an interview. Interviews will take place at the Job Readiness table. Preregistration is required at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR180

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

Additional Dates


Oct
11
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Writing Resumes

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Whether you are new to the workforce or have been a professional for years, keeping an up-to-date resume is important! In this class, you will learn layouts and formatting skills using MS Word to make your resume stand out above the rest.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
11
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Choosing Entrepreneurship & Business Planning Workshop

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

Join the Job and Business Academy at Sunnyside Library as we bring Entrepreneurship Workshops to you!

Starting your own company may be the best thing you ever do.
But before you open, you will need to spend countless hours trying to figure out next steps. Save yourself the time by learning all the things you will need to before starting up.

10/11, 4-6pm
Choosing Entrepreneurship
10/18, 4-6pm
Business Planning

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

Additional Dates


Oct
12
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

LinkedIn

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

Refresh and revive your online professional persona! In today’s world of social media, it’s more important than ever to ensure that your online profile and resume are fresh, current, and discoverable by your colleagues. Come to this LinkedIn workshop and learn how to create a professional profile that puts your best foot forward and shows off your abilities and accomplishments. Call 718-990-8625 for more information


Oct
12
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 1 openings

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make and learn from mistakes before they count. In this workshop you will learn how to prepare for an interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after an interview. Interviews will take place at the Job Readiness table. Preregistration is required at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR180

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

Additional Dates


Oct
12
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Intermediate PowerPoint

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is now closed

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


Oct
12
12:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Job Skills Identification

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

In this competitive job market, it is vitally important to know your job skills and how to market them to potential employers. In this two-part workshop, participants will learn about different types of skills, how to identify their own and how to develop keywords and accomplishment statements. For further information, please call (718)752-3700.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
12
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Resume Building

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

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. For further information call 718-752-3700. Class code JR130

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

Additional Dates


Oct
12
3:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Teen Tech Time

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Not required

Come use a computer, play with Adobe Creative Suite, do your homework, or watch YouTube. It's Teen Tech Time!

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

Additional Dates


Oct
13
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Networking

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 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 at this workshop! For more information, call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center. Class code JR190.


Oct
13
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Free Security Guard Training Information Session

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Queens Library is offering free 8-hour (pre-assignment) and 16-hour (on-the-job training) security guard classes. Registration is required in order to attend this event. Call 718-528-2822 or 718-990-8625 for more information.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
13
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Choosing Entrepreneurship

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

This class provides an overview of the dynamic world of entrepreneurship. It helps participants assess their skills and aptitudes, allows participants to explore the right type of business for them based on aptitude and interest, and generally charts a path to success. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-661-1205 for additional information. Class code JR310.


Oct
14
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Beginners Word

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

Make your documents stand out with Microsoft Word! In this class, you will learn how to create and save Word documents; format and edit text; copy, cut, and paste items; and use the basic functions and commands of Word. Basic computer skills are required. Class code: CC170. Register online at Jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call 718-990-8625


Oct
14
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Intermediate Word

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 openings

Build on your basic knowledge of Microsoft Word. Learn how to format Word documents, insert tables and charts, format bibliographies, and insert headers and footers. Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Word are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class Code CC200


Oct
16
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to the Internet

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

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


Oct
16
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Job Skills Identification

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

In this workshop you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your own job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills, and become aware of the most sought-after job skills. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call (718)990-8625.


Oct
16
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Professional Etiquette

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

This workshop covers a variety of topics such as professional conduct and attitudes, business communication, suitable apparel, and maintaining an appropriate work environment.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
16
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

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


Oct
16
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

NY Rising: Interview Preparation

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

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 call 718-634-1110. Class code JR170.


Oct
17
10:00AM

--to--

6:00PM

Free Legal Immigration Consultations

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

Need to meet with an immigration lawyer? Queens Library offers free one-on-one legal consultations through a partnership with immigration attorneys. Legal services provided include how to get your green card, citizenship applications, housing etc. Consultations by appointment only. Please visit qlform.weebly.com/legal or call 718-752-3723


Oct
17
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Intermediate Excel

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

Improve your productivity and boost your basic knowledge of Excel. Topics covered include a review of spreadsheet basics, creating and manipulating tables, and using formulas and functions. Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Excel are required. Class code: CC210


Oct
17
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Online Job Applications

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

Online job applications have become the standard for applying to many jobs and they can be difficult to navigate if you’re not prepared. Participants will learn: how to prepare information to make online applications easier; common online application sections and how to get noticed and how to avoid rejection! The Employment Counselor will be available for individual assistance after class. For further information, please call 718-990-8625 Class Code: JR160


Oct
17
7:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Basics of Business Planning

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 49 openings

Are you tired of being confused about how to write your business plan? Are you stuck on writing it? In the Basic Business Planning course, we will cover what a business plan is, why we need it, the basic structure of a business plan along with some of the various formats, and how/where you can research and start building you plan right away. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call (718)990-8625.


Oct
18
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Mistake Free Interviewing

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 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.


Oct
18
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Job Skills Identification

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

In this competitive job market, it is vitally important to know your job skills and how to market them to potential employers. In this two-part workshop, participants will learn about different types of skills, how to identify their own and how to develop keywords and accomplishment statements. For further information, please call (718) 528-2822.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
18
12:00PM

--to--

1:30PM

Resume Building

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

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. For further information call 718-528-2822. Class code JR130

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

Additional Dates


Oct
18
12:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Beginners Word

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

Make your documents stand out with Microsoft Word! In this class, you will learn how to create and save Word documents; format and edit text; copy, cut, and paste items; and use the basic functions and commands of Word. Basic computer skills are required. Register online at Jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call 718-661-1205.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
18
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Cover Letters

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


Oct
18
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 1 openings

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make and learn from mistakes before they count. In this workshop you will learn how to prepare for an interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after an interview. Interviews will take place at the Job Readiness table. Preregistration is required at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR180

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

Additional Dates


Oct
19
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 1 openings

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make and learn from mistakes before they count. In this workshop you will learn how to prepare for an interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after an interview. Interviews will take place at the Job Readiness table. Preregistration is required at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR180

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

Additional Dates


Oct
19
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

OSHA 30 Job Training Information Session: Construction

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Queens Library is offering classes for 30-hour construction trades. Preregistration is required in order to attend this event. Call (718) 752-3700 or (718) 990-8625 for more information.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
20
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Salary Negotiations

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Have you been offered a new job? If so, do you know the best way to conduct salary negotiations? Before you start negotiating with a prospective employer about salaries, you need to find out how much you, and the job, are worth. Learn how to negotiate salaries in this workshop! Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR300


Oct
20
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Setting Up Your Business

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

In this course of students will be guided through the fundamental elements needed to set-up a business become aware of the variety of resources available to help fund their business. The course will cover traditional and nontraditional ways of getting the money you need to get your business off the ground and successful. Learn about various loans, crowdfunding, alternative lenders and more.


Oct
20
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Word for Resumes

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

Learn how to create and save your resume; format and edit text; copy, cut and paste items; and use Word's basic functions and commands. Basic computer skills required.


Oct
21
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Beginners Excel

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 19 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


Oct
21
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Intermediate Excel

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Improve your productivity and boost your basic knowledge of Excel. Topics covered include a review of spreadsheet basics, creating and manipulating tables, and using formulas and functions. Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Excel are required. Class code: CC210


Oct
23
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Email

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 19 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. Please call 718-990-8625 for more information. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class code: CC120.


Oct
23
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Jump Start Your Job Search: Motivating Monday

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

Looking for a job is one of the most stressful activities we do. It's easier if we don't do it alone. Join fellow job seekers for tea, cookies, stress relief techniques, and networking. For more information and to preregister, call 718-990-8625.


Oct
23
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Interview Preparation

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

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. For more information call 718-528-2822. Class code JR170.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
23
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Presenting with PowerPoint

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

Learn how to effectively use Microsoft PowerPoint to provide clear and concise presentations in and out of the workplace. Attendees will be prepped on the best practices when presenting with slide presentations and speaking with others.


Oct
23
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Writing Resumes

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Whether you are new to the workforce or have been a professional for years, keeping an up-to-date resume is important! In this class, you will learn layouts and formatting skills using MS Word to make your resume stand out above the rest.


Oct
24
10:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Resumes

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

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 call 718-990-8625.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
24
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Resume Keywords and Accomplishment Statements

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

Finding a job is a game of words, so wouldn't it be a good idea to discover the words employers want to see in resumes and online applications? This class will show you how to identify your career accomplishments and will teach you how to create keyword career vocabulary using five resources. Class code JR130


Oct
24
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Intermediate Excel

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 18 openings

Improve your productivity and boost your basic knowledge of Excel. Topics covered include a review of spreadsheet basics, creating and manipulating tables, and using formulas and functions. Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Excel are required. Class code: CC210


Oct
24
7:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Social Media for Your Business

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 47 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.


Oct
25
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Job Search Strategies for the Mature Worker

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 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 such workers 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
25
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Cover Letter

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

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. For further information, please call 718-528-2822. Class code JR150

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

Additional Dates


Oct
25
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Job Search Strategies

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself for success! In this workshop, you will learn about general and career-specific websites and how to find and apply for jobs online safely, create an account at a major job search website, post your resume online, and email a resume.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
25
12:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

LinkedIn

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

Refresh and revive your online professional persona! In today’s world of social media, it’s more important than ever to ensure that your online profile and resume are fresh, current, and discoverable by your colleagues. Come to this LinkedIn workshop and learn how to create a professional profile that puts your best foot forward and shows off your abilities and accomplishments. Call 718-990-8625 for more information.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
25
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Job Search Strategies

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

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself for success! In this workshop you will learn about general and career-specific websites and how to find and apply for jobs online safely, create an account at a major job search website, post your resume online, and email a resume.


Oct
25
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 1 openings

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make and learn from mistakes before they count. In this workshop you will learn how to prepare for an interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after an interview. Interviews will take place at the Job Readiness table. Preregistration is required at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR180

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

Additional Dates


Oct
25
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

NY Rising: Resume Building

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

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 call 718-327-2549. Class code JR130


Oct
26
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 1 openings

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make and learn from mistakes before they count. In this workshop you will learn how to prepare for an interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after an interview. Interviews will take place at the Job Readiness table. Preregistration is required at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR180

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

Additional Dates


Oct
26
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Facebook

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

Learn how to use Facebook to stay in touch with loved ones, keep up with the news, and expand your job search. We will help you set up a Facebook account and answer your questions. Basic computer and Internet skills and a valid email account are required. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for more information. Class code CC130


Oct
26
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Basics of Business Planning

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

Are you tired of being confused about how to write your business plan? Are you stuck on writing it? In the Basic Business Planning course, we will cover what a business plan is, why we need it, the basic structure of a business plan along with some of the various formats, and how/where you can research and start building you plan right away. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org


Oct
27
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Networking

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 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 at this workshop! For more information, call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center. Class code JR190.


Oct
28
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Beginners PowerPoint

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Create awesome presentations and slideshows with PowerPoint 2010. Topics covered will include; creating and editing slides, changing the design and colors, inserting pictures and illustrations, and presenting your slide show. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills are required. Class Code: CC190


Oct
28
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Intermediate PowerPoint

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Take your PowerPoint presentations to the next level! Topics covered will include; creating transitions, emphasizing your information with animations, inserting charts, and inserting multimedia. Basic computer skills and knowledge of PowerPoint are required. Class Code: CC220


Oct
30
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Typing Lab

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

Practice your typing skills in our practice lab. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call (718)990-8625.


Oct
30
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Job Search Strategies for Persons with Disabilities

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Individuals with disabilities often face many challenges, both internal and external, during a job search. In this workshop you will learn how to explain your disability to employers and co-workers and identify the most common fears employers have regarding hiring job seekers with disabilities. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call 718-990-8625. American Sign Language interpreter can be provided with 2 weeks notice.


Oct
31
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Resume Workshop

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Does your resume stand out from the crowd? Make it the best it can be! This workshop will cover how to get started, types of resumes, what to include and exclude, and tips for making your resume stronger. Call 718-990-8625 for more information. Class code JR130


Oct
31
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Advanced Excel

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

Be an Excel ninja! Topics will include pivot tables, forms, and macros. Basic computer skills and knowledge of Excel are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call (718)990-8625.


Oct
31
7:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Small Business Workshop

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 47 openings

Learn how to turn a business idea into a business plan! In this workshop, participants will learn how to create a demand for a product or service, set goals and objectives, budget and schedule, identify resources and networks, and get ready to open the "doors" of their business. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625.


Nov
1
12:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Beginners Excel

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

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.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
1
1:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

NY Rising: Drop-In Hours - Housing Counseling

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Come speak to a representative from Margert Community Corporation to receive more information on how to obtain, sustain, and improve your housing. Information can be provided on the following services: homeownership assessment, homeownership preparation, housing search assistance, fair housing, and much more.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
1
2:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

NY Rising: Drop In- Hours - Disaster Case Management

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

If you were affected by Hurricane Sandy, come speak to a case manager from Neighborhood Housing Services of Jamaica to receive information on disaster relief aid, financial aid and other forms of resources.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
2
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

Cover Letter

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

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. For further information, please call 718-752-3700. Class code JR150

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

Additional Dates


Nov
2
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Job Search Strategies

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Beginning a job search can be overwhelming. Prepare yourself for success! In this workshop, you will learn about general and career-specific websites and how to find and apply for jobs online safely, create an account at a major job search website, post your resume online, and email a resume.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
2:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

NY Rising: Drop In- Hours - Disaster Case Management

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

If you were affected by Hurricane Sandy, come speak to a case manager from Neighborhood Housing Services of Jamaica to receive information on disaster relief aid, financial aid and other forms of resources.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Writing Resumes

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Whether you are new to the workforce or have been a professional for years, keeping an up-to-date resume is important! In this class, you will learn layouts and formatting skills using MS Word to make your resume stand out above the rest.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
12:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Drop-In

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Do you need help with JobMap and revising your resume or cover letter? Drop in for one-on-one assistance and learn how to preregister for our computer classes. For further information, call (718) 634-4784.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
1:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

NY Rising: Drop In- Hours - Disaster Case Management

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

If you were affected by Hurricane Sandy, come speak to a case manager from Neighborhood Housing Services of Jamaica to receive information on disaster relief aid, financial aid and other forms of resources.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
7
1:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

NY Rising: Drop-In Hours - Housing Counseling

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Come speak to a representative from Margert Community Corporation to receive more information on how to obtain, sustain, and improve your housing. Information can be provided on the following services: homeownership assessment, homeownership preparation, housing search assistance, fair housing, and much more.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
7
1:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Cover Letters

Location: Laurelton
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, tips for making it stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, please call 718-990-8625.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
7
2:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

NY Rising: Drop-In Hours - Job Readiness

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Do you need help with JobMap and revising your resume or cover letter? Drop in for one-on-one assistance and learn how to preregister for our computer classes. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-327-2549.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
7
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Professional Etiquette

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

This workshop covers a variety of topics such as professional conduct and attitudes, business communication, suitable apparel, and maintaining an appropriate work environment.


Nov
8
12:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Intermediate Excel

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

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.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
9
12:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Job Skills Identification

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

In this competitive job market, it is vitally important to know your job skills and how to market them to potential employers. In this two-part workshop, participants will learn about different types of skills, how to identify their own and how to develop keywords and accomplishment statements. For further information, please call (718)752-3700.


Nov
9
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Resume Building

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

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. For further information call 718-752-3700. Class code JR130


Nov
13
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

OSHA 10 Hour Training Information Session: Construction

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Queens Library is offering classes for 10-hour construction trades. Preregistration is required in order to attend this event. For more information call (718) 990-8625.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
14
1:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Online Job Applications

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

Online job applications have become the standard for applying to many jobs and they can be difficult to navigate if you’re not prepared. Participants will learn: how to prepare information to make online applications easier; common online application sections and how to get noticed and how to avoid rejection! For further information, please call 718-990-8625.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
14
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Interview Preparation

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

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. For more information call 718-752-3700. Class code JR170.


Nov
14
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Writing Resumes

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Whether you are new to the workforce or have been a professional for years, keeping an up-to-date resume is important! In this class, you will learn layouts and formatting skills using MS Word to make your resume stand out above the rest.


Nov
15
12:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Beginners PowerPoint

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

Create awesome presentations and slideshows with PowerPoint 2010. Topics covered will include; creating and editing slides, changing the design and colors, inserting pictures and illustrations, and presenting your slide show. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills are required.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
20
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Professional Etiquette

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

This workshop covers a variety of topics such as professional conduct and attitudes, business communication, suitable apparel, and maintaining an appropriate work environment.


Nov
21
1:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Digging for Job Leads

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

Are your resume and cover letters ready? How do you search for jobs? What are the most effective ways to find open jobs? In this two-part series, participants will learn traditional and creative ways to find jobs, how to network for job leads, and how to use online tools to find job leads. For further information, please call 718-990-8625.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
28
10:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Interview Preparation

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

Preparation and practice make perfect when it comes to job interviews. In this two-part workshop, participants will learn about different types of interviews, how to prepare for an interview, different interview techniques and common questions, how to successfully respond to difficult questions, and how to follow up properly after as interview. For further information, please call 718-990-8625.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
29
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

NY Rising: Resume Building

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

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 call 718-327-2549. Class code JR130


Dec
1
2:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

NY Rising: Drop In- Hours - Disaster Case Management

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

If you were affected by Hurricane Sandy, come speak to a case manager from Neighborhood Housing Services of Jamaica to receive information on disaster relief aid, financial aid and other forms of resources.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
4
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Professional Etiquette

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

This workshop covers a variety of topics such as professional conduct and attitudes, business communication, suitable apparel, and maintaining an appropriate work environment.


Dec
4
12:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Drop-In

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Do you need help with JobMap and revising your resume or cover letter? Drop in for one-on-one assistance and learn how to preregister for our computer classes. For further information, call (718) 634-4784.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
4
1:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

NY Rising: Drop In- Hours - Disaster Case Management

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

If you were affected by Hurricane Sandy, come speak to a case manager from Neighborhood Housing Services of Jamaica to receive information on disaster relief aid, financial aid and other forms of resources.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
5
1:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

NY Rising: Drop-In Hours - Housing Counseling

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Come speak to a representative from Margert Community Corporation to receive more information on how to obtain, sustain, and improve your housing. Information can be provided on the following services: homeownership assessment, homeownership preparation, housing search assistance, fair housing, and much more.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
5
2:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

NY Rising: Drop-In Hours - Job Readiness

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Do you need help with JobMap and revising your resume or cover letter? Drop in for one-on-one assistance and learn how to preregister for our computer classes. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-327-2549.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
6
1:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

NY Rising: Drop-In Hours - Housing Counseling

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Come speak to a representative from Margert Community Corporation to receive more information on how to obtain, sustain, and improve your housing. Information can be provided on the following services: homeownership assessment, homeownership preparation, housing search assistance, fair housing, and much more.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
6
2:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

NY Rising: Drop In- Hours - Disaster Case Management

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

If you were affected by Hurricane Sandy, come speak to a case manager from Neighborhood Housing Services of Jamaica to receive information on disaster relief aid, financial aid and other forms of resources.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
6
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

NY Rising: Resume Building

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

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 call 718-327-2549. Class code JR130


Dec
11
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Writing Resumes

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Whether you are new to the workforce or have been a professional for years, keeping an up-to-date resume is important! In this class, you will learn layouts and formatting skills using MS Word to make your resume stand out above the rest.


Dec
21
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

NY Rising: Drop-In Hours - Job Readiness

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Do you need help with JobMap and revising your resume or cover letter? Drop in for one-on-one assistance and learn how to preregister for our computer classes. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-327-2549.