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Programs

Oct
3
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 while visiting, inspiring and helping each other. Several sewing machines are provided. Adults and teens at all levels of experience are welcome. We meet every Friday except holidays.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Oct
3
5:00PM

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6:00PM

JobMap Orientation

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

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.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Oct
7
4:00PM

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5:15PM

Tween Time

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Tween Time, for grades 7 and 8, includes games, crafts, surprises and light snacks, every Tuesday after school.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Oct
9
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Teen Job Skills

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Teens learn job-hunting skills, resume tips and workplace etiquette.


Oct
9
6:30PM

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8:00PM

Stop Suicide: Save a Life

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

QPR (Question, Persuade and Refer) is a simple educational program that teaches ordinary citizens how to recognize a mental health emergency and get an at-risk person the help needed. It is also an action plan that can result in lives saved, based on three simple steps that anyone can learn.


Oct
10
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Graffiti Art Workshop

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

This two-part workshop introduces the art of graffiti to teens, who will begin with small sketches and then work together on a larger mural.

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

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Oct
12
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Open Mic

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Thomas Fucaloro's latest book, published by Three Rooms Press, is "It Starts from the Belly and Blooms." He is a founding editor of Great Weather for Media and an editor at Staten Island's new literary magazine, "NYSAI." He teaches poetry workshops at the NEON Bronx Probation Center, Writopia Lab, The Acorn Youth Treatment Center and the Staten Island LGBTQ Community Center. He received his MFA in creative writing from the New School.


Oct
16
6:30PM

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8:00PM

New York City Carriage Horses: Tradition or Travesty?

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

A representative from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals will show a film and answers questions on the Manhattan carriage horse issue.


Oct
18
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Halloween Craft for Teens

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Teens in grades 7-12 work on projects with a Halloween theme. All materials are provided. Space is limited.


Oct
20
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Teen Advisory Board

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

If you enjoy coming to the Teen Space and want to help make it better, come to our monthly meeting! We will discuss potential programs, issues, books and other important topics. Teens in in grades 7-12 are welcome.

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

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Oct
24
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Origami and Paper Engineering: Build a Geodesic Dome with Karen Wellington

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Origami instructor and former math teacher Karen Wellington will demonstrate how to construct a spherical container for storing personal items. Space is limited; first come, first served.

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

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Oct
25
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Author Talk with Lori Majewski: "Mad World"

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

"Mad World: An Oral History of New Wave Artists and Songs That Defined the 1980s" is a highly entertaining oral history that celebrates the New Wave music phenomenon of the 1980s via new interviews with 35 of the most notable artists of the period.


Oct
26
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Sunday Movie

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Tom Cruise stars as a soldier from the future who is killed during a battle with alien invaders and lives out the last day of his life over and over again, in "Edge of Tomorrow" (2014), rated PG-13, director Doug Liman's adaptation of the popular Japanese novel "All You Need Is Kill."


Oct
30
6:30PM

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8:00PM

Learning Reiki

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Reiki is an ancient healing technique that involves the use of healing touch to restore balance, ease stress and unblock energy. Learn how it is used in our modern, stress-filled world.


Oct
31
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Halloween Monster Mash

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Start your Halloween in the afternoon at our Monster Mash!


Nov
6
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Teen Job Skills

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Queens Library Teens learn job hunting skills, put together resumes and learn about workplace etiquette.


Nov
7
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Self-Defense classes with the Hit Like a Girl Project

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

This three session program is for teen girls ages 12-18. The Hit like a Girl Project was founded by Master Barry Cuda Yedwabnick to bring the necessary skills of Self Defense, Anti-Bullying, and Personal Empowerment to teen girls. All participants must have a signed release form in order to participate.

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

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Nov
8
10:00AM

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4:00PM

College and Career Fair

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Many colleges, universities and trade schools will be represented. There will be a panel discussion, information on financial aid and even raffles and giveaways. See you there!


Nov
9
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Open Mic for Poets

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

We invite you to read your poem at the open mic. Take the stage, read a favorite poem: your own or a poem by someone else. Featured reader Christine Chia, author of "The Law of Second Marriages" and "Separation: a history."


Nov
17
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Jewelry-Making

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Teens learn to make beautiful jewelry. Materials will be provided.