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Programs

Aug
1
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Beginners' Word

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

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


Aug
1
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Networking

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

Networking is one of the best ways to find a job. Learn how to exchange information with others about job opportunities, interesting organizations and up-and-coming industries. Preregister at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-634-1876 for more information.


Aug
1
11:00AM

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1:30PM

Sewing Lab

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

We explore a variety of sewing techniques in a creative space where we visit, inspire and help each other. All levels of experience are welcome. Several sewing machines are provided.

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

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Aug
1
1:00PM

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5:00PM

Open Lab

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Search for a job, edit your resume or practice your computer skills. Participants are limited to three hours of lab time. To use the computers, you must create a JobMap account at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-634-1876 for more information.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
1
5:00PM

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6:00PM

JobMap Orientation

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

JobMap is Queens Library’s online tool that provides customized recommendations for job-search help and computer training. Learn how to use it to preregister for job-search workshops and computer-training classes, store your resumes and cover letters online and get your resume reviewed online. For more information, call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
2
9:30AM

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12:00PM

Introduction to Computers

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

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


Aug
2
9:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

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


Aug
2
2:00PM

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4:30PM

Intoduction to the Internet

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

After this workshop, you will have the basic skills to begin to navigate the internet. Topics covered include; terminology, how to use a web browser, the basic structure of a website, search, and internet safety. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call 718-990-8625. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class Code: CC110


Aug
4
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Treehouse Orientation

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 21 openings

Treehouse is an online learning platform that allows users to access more than 1,000 video tutorials, quizzes, and code challenges created by expert teachers. Students can learn to code in languages such as Objective-C, HTML, CSS, PHP, Ruby, JavaScript and SQL. Basic computer skills and preregistration are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code CC310


Aug
4
6:30PM

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8:00PM

Beginning Guitar with Tad Schaefer

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Learn to play the guitar with Tad Schaefer, graduate of Musician's Institute in Hollywood, CA and MA, Jazz Performance from Queens College. This class meets for 8 weeks on Monday evening. Bring your guitar and let's make some music! Space is limited. Preregistration is required. Preregister online or by calling 718-990-0728.

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Aug
4
6:30PM

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8:00PM

Author Talk with True-Crime Master John Glatt

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

John Glatt is an investigative journalist, music historian and international bestselling master of true-crime writing. Over the past 14 years he has published 19 true-crime books and four biographies, and currently has more than one million books in print worldwide. His latest book is "The Prince of Paradise: The True Story of a Hotel Heir, His Seductive Wife, and a Ruthless Murder."


Aug
5
1:30PM

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3:30PM

Job Search Strategies

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 23 openings

Prepare yourself to start a successful job search! In this workshop participants will learn what is needed to start a job search; what are some general and career-specific websites; and how to safely find and apply for jobs online. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR190


Aug
5
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Make Your Own Bath Minerals

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 9 openings

Learn how to create bath minerals for a relaxing and refreshing bath experience. Make them for yourself or as gifts, as a fun hobby or small business. All materials will be provided. Space is limited; preregistration is required. Preregister online or by calling 718-990-0728.


Aug
6
10:00AM

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11:30AM

Beginning a Business-Summer Series

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Join us for an interactive workshop series in partnership with the Small Business Administration. Day 1 - starting your business; Day 2 - SBA programs and services that can help your business; Day 3 - writing a business plan; Day 4 - selling to the federal government; Day 5 - e-commerce and social media marketing

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

Additional Dates


Aug
6
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Resumes and Cover Letters

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 23 openings

Are you ready to apply for jobs? Do your resume and cover letter stand out from the crowd? Make them the best that they can be in this workshop! Participants will learn how to get started, types of resumes, what to include and not include and tips for making a resume and cover letter stronger. To preregister, visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR130


Aug
6
2:00PM

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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 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. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Aug
6
3:00PM

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4:00PM

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 mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Aug
6
4:15PM

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5:30PM

Typing Practice Lab

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 24 openings

Improve your typing for work, school or any other reason with guided assistance and tips from a Queens Library instructor. For more information, call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center. Class code CC290

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

Additional Dates


Aug
6
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Interview Skills

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

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job…now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly after the interview. Class Code: JR170. For more information please call (718) 990-8625.


Aug
6
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Movie Night Wednesday

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

We will screen the following movies in August: 8/6 - "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit" (2014), rated PG-13; 8/13 - "Muppets Most Wanted" (2014), rated PG; 8/20 - "Noah" (2014), rated PG-13; 8/27 - "The Single Moms Club" (2014), rated PG-13

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

Additional Dates


Aug
6
6:00PM

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8:30PM

Microsoft Excel (in Spanish)

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

Learn how to create a worksheet and perform calculations: 8/6 - Introduction to Microsoft Excel; 8/13 - Calculations and worksheets; 8/20 - Workbooks and layout. Participants should be able to use the keyboard and mouse and open and close applications, and must attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning Wednesday, August 6 at 9:00AM or call 718-990-0769 to register.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
6
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Microsoft Excel (in Spanish)

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

Learn how to create a worksheet and perform calculations: 8/6 - Introduction to Microsoft Excel; 8/13 - Calculations and worksheets; 8/20 - Workbooks and layout. Participants should be able to use the keyboard and mouse and open and close applications, and must attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning Wednesday, August 6 at 9:00AM or call 718-990-0769 to register.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
7
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 mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Aug
7
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Digital Photography

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

Bring your own camera and master the elemental aspects of digital photography in this hands-on instructional workshop. Basic computer skills and a digital camera are required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class Code: CC240


Aug
7
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

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 mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Aug
7
12:00PM

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4:00PM

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 assist you in developing the skills needed to manage money and gain financial stability, including accessing, reviewing and understanding your credit report. Please call 718-990-8625 to make an appointment to speak with a counselor.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
7
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

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 mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Aug
7
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

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 mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Aug
7
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Code Camp

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 23 openings

Teaching yourself computer programming can be lonely, but no more! Join us for two hours of social open lab time dedicated strictly to practicing programming.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
7
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 mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Aug
7
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Classic Movies @ 2:00

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Every Thursday at 2:00PM we screen a different classic movie. In August, we feature customer requests: 8/7 - "I Confess" (1953); 8/14 - "The Wizard of Oz" (1939); 8/21 - "Storm Warning" (1951); 8/28 - "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" (1967)

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

Additional Dates


Aug
7
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Jamaican Folk Songs, Poetry and Drumming

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Join us for an evening of poetry and music followed by a drumming workshop. Participants will learn Jamaican folk songs as well as drumming and percussion techniques. Bring your own instruments or create rhythms with your hands and feet!


Aug
8
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Beginners Excel

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 7 openings

Improve your productivity with Microsoft Excel. Learn what a spreadsheet is and how to navigate it, create workbooks, enter and edit data, and create charts and graphs. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills are required. Class Code: CC180


Aug
9
9:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Beginners' Word

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

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


Aug
9
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Beginners Excel

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

Improve your productivity with Microsoft Excel. Learn what a spreadsheet is and how to navigate it, create workbooks, enter and edit data, and create charts and graphs. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills are required. Class Code: CC180


Aug
11
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers

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

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


Aug
11
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Computers

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

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


Aug
12
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Resumes and Cover Letters

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 24 openings

Are you ready to apply for jobs? Do your resume and cover letter stand out from the crowd? Make them the best that they can be in this workshop! Participants will learn how to get started, types of resumes, what to include and not include and tips for making a resume and cover letter stronger. To preregister, visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR130


Aug
12
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Sewing 101

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

Learn how to sew in this 4-session course for beginners. Materials will be provided and sewing machines will be available for use. Space is limited; preregistration is required online or by calling 718-990-0728.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
12
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Sewing 101

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

Learn how to sew in this 4-session course for beginners. Materials will be provided and sewing machines will be available for use. Space is limited; preregistration is required online or by calling 718-990-0728.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
12
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Sewing 101

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

Learn how to sew in this 4-session course for beginners. Materials will be provided and sewing machines will be available for use. Space is limited; preregistration is required online or by calling 718-990-0728.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
12
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Sewing 101

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

Learn how to sew in this 4-session course for beginners. Materials will be provided and sewing machines will be available for use. Space is limited; preregistration is required online or by calling 718-990-0728.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
12
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Sewing 101

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

Learn how to sew in this 4-session course for beginners. Materials will be provided and sewing machines will be available for use. Space is limited; preregistration is required online or by calling 718-990-0728.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
12
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Sewing 101

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

Learn how to sew in this 4-session course for beginners. Materials will be provided and sewing machines will be available for use. Space is limited; preregistration is required online or by calling 718-990-0728.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
12
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Sewing 101

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

Learn how to sew in this 4-session course for beginners. Materials will be provided and sewing machines will be available for use. Space is limited; preregistration is required online or by calling 718-990-0728.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
12
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Sewing 101

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

Learn how to sew in this 4-session course for beginners. Materials will be provided and sewing machines will be available for use. Space is limited; preregistration is required online or by calling 718-990-0728.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
13
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Interview Skills

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

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job…now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly after the interview. Class Code: JR170. For more information please call (718) 990-8625.


Aug
13
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mock Interviews

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

Learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Aug
13
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

Learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Aug
13
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Resumes and Cover Letters

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

Are you ready to apply for jobs? Do your resume and cover letter stand out from the crowd? Make them the best that they can be in this workshop! Participants will learn how to get started, types of resumes, what to include and not include and tips for making a resume and cover letter stronger. To preregister, visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR130


Aug
14
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Twitter

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 21 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 718-634-1876 for additional information. Class code CC130.


Aug
14
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 mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Aug
14
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

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 mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Aug
14
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

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 mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Aug
14
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

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 mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Aug
14
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 mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Aug
14
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Getting More From Google Accounts

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 24 openings

Learn about the many ways you can use your Google account, from Gmail and Google Maps, to Google Drive and Google Groups. Basic computer skills and an existing Google account are required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class Code: CC240


Aug
14
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Drama Club

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Are you an aspiring actor or actress? Are you curious about what it’s like to perform on stage? Have you ever dreamed of becoming a movie star? This 7-week program will give you a chance to learn about theater, explore the art of acting and perform in a final showcase. Participation in the showcase is voluntary. Help put on the show or be in the show yourself!

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

Additional Dates


Aug
15
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Salary Negotiations

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

In this workshop, you will begin to navigate online job applications swiftly and efficiently by learning how to register and build an employment profile on a job site, apply to online job postings and upload your resume to an online application. Basic computer skills and an email account are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call (718) 990-8625 for additional information. Class code JR160


Aug
15
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Intoduction to the Internet

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

After this workshop, you will have the basic skills to begin to navigate the internet. Topics covered include; terminology, how to use a web browser, the basic structure of a website, search, and internet safety. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call 718-990-8625. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Class Code: CC110


Aug
15
10:00AM

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3:00PM

Health Insurance Assistance (in English and Spanish)

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

In-person application assistance is available for Medicaid, Child Health Plus and various New York State of Health qualified plans.


Aug
16
9:30AM

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11:30AM

Intermediate Word

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 24 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


Aug
16
2:00PM

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4:30PM

Intermediate Excel

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


Aug
16
2:00PM

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5:00PM

Film Screening: "On My Own"

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

This eye-opening documentary shatters the stigma of single motherhood and examines this crisis in the Black family through the eyes of black women with commentary from fathers who have abandoned their families, children who live with feelings of resentment, abandonment and inadequacy, and community leaders and educators who are well-versed in the topic. A discussion will follow.


Aug
18
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Getting More From Google Accounts

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 24 openings

Learn about the many ways you can use your Google account, from Gmail and Google Maps, to Google Drive and Google Groups. Basic computer skills and an existing Google account are required. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class Code: CC240


Aug
19
1:30PM

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3:30PM

Interview Skills

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

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job…now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly after the interview. Class Code: JR170. For more information please call (718) 990-8625.


Aug
20
10:00AM

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11:30AM

Resumes and Cover Letters

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 25 openings

Are you ready to apply for jobs? Do your resume and cover letter stand out from the crowd? Make them the best that they can be in this workshop! Participants will learn how to get started, types of resumes, what to include and not include and tips for making a resume and cover letter stronger. To preregister, visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR130


Aug
20
10:00AM

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11:30AM

Resumes and Cover Letters

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 25 openings

Are you ready to apply for jobs? Do your resume and cover letter stand out from the crowd? Make them the best that they can be in this workshop! Participants will learn how to get started, types of resumes, what to include and not include and tips for making a resume and cover letter stronger. To preregister, visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR130


Aug
20
11:30AM

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1:30PM

Book Discussion Group: "The Paris Wife"

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Paula McLain’s fictionalized account of Ernest Hemingway and first-wife Hadley Richardson's life in 1920s Paris captures the hard-drinking and free-loving lifestyle of Jazz Age Paris and introduces readers to the circle of notable Americans then living there, including Gertrude Stein, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ezra Pound. Join the discussion and share your thoughts!


Aug
20
2:00PM

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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 mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Aug
20
3:00PM

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4:00PM

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 mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Aug
20
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Job Search Strategies

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 25 openings

Prepare yourself to start a successful job search! In this workshop participants will learn what is needed to start a job search; what are some general and career-specific websites; and how to safely find and apply for jobs online. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Have a question about this class? Visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code JR190


Aug
21
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Facebook

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 21 openings

Learn about the social media site that everyone is using, and how you can use it to stay in touch with loved ones, keep up with the news, and leverage your network for your job search! We will help you set up your new Facebook account and answer your questions. Basic computer knowledge, Internet skills and a valid email account are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code CC130


Aug
21
10:00AM

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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 mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Aug
21
11:00AM

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12:00PM

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 mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Aug
21
12:00PM

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1:00PM

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 mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Aug
21
1:00PM

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2:00PM

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 mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Aug
21
2:00PM

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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 mistakes before they count. At them, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after the interview. The interview will take place at the Job Readiness table. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class code: JR180


Aug
21
6:00PM

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8:00PM

EBooks

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 21 openings

Queens Library has many popular electronic books available free from our website. Bring your own Kindle, Nook, iPad or other e-reader along with your USB connecting cable to learn how to download free eBooks from the library. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information. Class code CC240


Aug
22
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Introduction to Email

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 24 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. Class code: CC120


Aug
22
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Guided Relaxation for Cancer Survivors

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Research indicates that stress reduction and relaxation practices can help to reduce pain, nausea and fatigue. At this workshop you will learn and experience guided relaxation exercises that can reduce stress and anxiety and help you to relax and unwind. The workshop will be held at the Queens Cancer Center, 82-68 164 Street, Room A-540. For more information or to preregister, call Jordan at 212-647-9700 x239. This workshop is open to all cancer patients.


Aug
23
9:30AM

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12:00PM

Beginners PowerPoint

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


Aug
23
2:00PM

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4:30PM

Intermediate PowerPoint

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 22 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. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills and knowledge of PowerPoint are required. Class Code: CC220


Aug
24
2:00PM

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4:15PM

Sunday Movies: "Transcendence"

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

A brilliant innovator in the field of artificial intelligence becomes the bridge between man and machine in this sci-fi thriller starring Johnny Depp, Rebecca Hall and Morgan Freeman. 2014; 199 minutes; rated PG-13


Aug
26
3:00PM

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5:30PM

Painting Workshop: Vincent Van Gogh

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Artist and professor Donna Davis will lead a painting workshop exploring Van Gogh's use of texture and complementary colors. All materials, including acrylic paints and canvas, will be supplied. Space is limited. Preregister online or by calling 718-990-0728. Participants must be age 15 and older.


Sep
10
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Fighting a Silent Killer

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Did you know that in the United States the hepatitis C virus is the most common bloodborne infection? Did you know that the prevalence of hepatitis C is highest among those born between 1945 and 1965? Did you know that an estimated 75% of those infected with hepatitis C are unaware they are infected? Learn about hepatitis C transmission, screening, diagnosis, treatment and community resources for those with the disease in this program presented by Global Health AspirAction.


Sep
13
10:00AM

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12:00PM

StartUP! 9th Annual Business Plan Competition: Information Session

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

The Queens Economic Development Corporation’s 9th Annual Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition begins in September 2014. The competition gives entrepreneurs a chance to strengthen their business knowledge, learn about business trends and gain insights into starting and growing a business while also introducing them to the vast resources available to them at Queens Library. Learn more at this session. Watch for more information sessions at various locations in September.

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