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Informational Workshops

Feb
25
10:00AM

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12:30PM

Introduction to Microsoft Word (in Spanish)

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

Topics include creating and saving documents, working with tables, and printing. Participants should have basic computer skills and must attend all 3 classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Flushing Library Cyber Center at the Reference Desk beginning Saturday, February 4 at 10:00 a.m. or call 718-661-1280.


Feb
25
2:00PM

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4:30PM

Computers for Beginners (In Spanish)

Location: Langston Hughes
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 how to turn on your computer and write an email. Participants must attend all 3 classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Langston Hughes Library Reference Desk beginning Saturday, February 4 at 10:00 a.m.


Feb
25
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Pathway to U.S Citizenship: Becoming a U.S. Citizen and Building Your Civic Knowledge

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Are you ready to become a U.S. citizen? Sessions are in English and include a workshop and basic civics education. 2/04- Are you ready to be a U.S. citizen?/Introduction to American history; 2/11- Required documents and more/Introduction to American government and politics; 2/18- Common barriers to naturalization/American culture and geography; 2/25- Naturalization interview and beyond/Review of 100 questions.


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Feb
25
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Understanding Dementia: What You Need to Know and Where to Go (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This workshop will provide information on Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias, discuss the different stages of the disease and what to expect, and include an overview of our programs and services and other available resources.


Feb
25
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Microsoft Word (in Bengali)

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 create documents and work with tables.
Part 1-Introduction to Microsoft Word; Part 2- Creating
and saving documents; Part 3-Working with tables and
printing. Participants should have basic computer skills
and must attend all three classes. Preregistration is required.
Please call at 718-990-0769 at the Central library
Cyber Center reference desk.


Mar
2
5:30PM

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7:30PM

Pathway to U.S Citizenship: Becoming a U.S. Citizen and Building Your Civic Knowledge

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Are you ready to become a U.S. citizen? Sessions are in English and include a workshop and basic civics education. 3/2- Are you ready to be a U.S. citizen?/Introduction to American history; 3/9 - Required documents and more/Introduction to American government and politics; 3/16- Common barriers to naturalization/American culture and geography; 3/23- Naturalization interview and beyond/Review of 100 questions.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
6:00PM

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8:30PM

Microsoft Excel for Spanish Speakers

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. Participants must attend all 3 classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Central Library Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning January 26 at 10:00 a.m. or by calling 718-990-0769.


Mar
4
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Pathway to U.S Citizenship: Becoming a U.S. Citizen and Building Your Civic Knowledge

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Are you ready to become a U.S. citizen? Sessions are in English and include a workshop and basic civics education. 3/4- Are you ready to be a U.S. citizen?/Introduction to American history; 3/11 - Required documents and more/Introduction to American government and politics; 3/18- Common barriers to naturalization/American culture and geography; 3/25- Naturalization interview and beyond/Review of 100 questions.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
9
4:00PM

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5:30PM

How to Prevent and Treat Pneumonia (in Russian)

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

During cold and flu season, it’s important to know how to protect yourself from upper respiratory tract infections and their possible complications, especially pneumonia. In this presentation, Irina Belman, M.D., will discuss the causes, symptoms, prevention and treatment of pneumonia and other respiratory diseases.


Mar
9
6:00PM

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8:30PM

Computers for Beginners (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 turn on your computer and write an email. Participants must attend all 3 classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Central Library Cyber Center beginning Thursday, March 2 at 10:00 a.m. or by calling 718-990-0769.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
11
10:00AM

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12:30PM

Microsoft Excel for Spanish Speakers

Location: Flushing
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. Participants should have basic computer skills and must attend all 3 classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Flushing Library Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning Saturday, March 4 at 10:00 a.m. or by call 718-661-1280.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
11
2:00PM

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4:30PM

Introduction to Microsoft Word (in Spanish)

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

Learn how to create a document and work with tables. Participants should have basic computer skills and must attend all 3 classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Langston Hughes Library Reference Desk beginning Saturday, March 4 at 10:00 a.m.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
11
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Financial Planning for Retirement (in Chinese)

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Mr. Benjamin Li, former Director of the Chinese American Insurance Association, will discuss the basics of retirement planning, how to maximize your social security benefits and health insurance options after retirement, and common mistakes to avoid.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
11
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Job Seminar in Bengali: How to Find Jobs in America!

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

In this program, in Bengali, you will learn how to analyze your strengths, fears and shortcomings; where to get job information; how to find out about jobs in NYC, NY State and with the Federal government; tips on writing a resume, filling out applications and going on job interviews.


Mar
11
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Computer Course (in Bengali)

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

Learn how to turn on your computer and write an email. Part I - Introduction to the computer; Part II - Navigating the Internet; Part III- Creating your own email account. Participants are encouraged to attend all three classes. Preregistration is required. Please call at 718-990-0769 at the Central library Cyber Center reference desk.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
15
3:00PM

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4:30PM

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: How to Keep our Family Together! (in Bengali)

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

In this workshop you will learn how to have a healthy relationship, get a job in the U.S. and learn about your rights for legal options and immigration remedies for victims of domestic violence.


Mar
19
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Alzheimer’s Support Group (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Mandarin Chinese for people caring for a person with Alzheimer’s or any of the other dementias. Our support group is a secure and safe place to share your experiences. The group will meet on Sundays, January 15, February 19, March 19.
Please call 646-744-2951 for registration.


Apr
1
2:15PM

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4:15PM

Pathway to U.S Citizenship: Becoming a U.S. Citizen and Building Your Civic Knowledge

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Are you ready to become a U.S. citizen? Sessions are in English and include a workshop and basic civics education. 4/1- Are you ready to be a U.S. citizen?/Introduction to American history; 4/8 - Required documents and more/Introduction to American government and politics; 4/15- Common barriers to naturalization/American culture and geography; 4/22- Naturalization interview and beyond/Review of 100 questions.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
6
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Introduction to Microsoft Word (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 document and work with table. Participants should have basic computer skills and must attend all 3 classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Central Library Cyber Center at the Reference Desk beginning Saturday, March 30 at 10:00 a.m. or by calling 718-990-0769.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
8
10:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Computers for Beginners (In Spanish)

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

Learn how to turn on your computer and write an email. Participants must attend all 3 classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Flushing Library Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning Saturday, April 1 at 10:00 a.m. or by calling 718-661-1280.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
8
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Microsoft Excel for Spanish Speakers

Location: Langston Hughes
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. Participants should have basic computer skills and must attend all 3 classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Langston Hughes Library Reference Desk beginning April 1 at 10:00 a.m.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
8
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Microsoft Word (in Bengali)

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

Learn to create documents and work with tables.
Part 1-Introduction to Microsoft Word; Part 2- Creating
and saving documents; Part 3-Working with tables and
printing. Participants should have basic computer skills
and must attend all three classes. Preregistration is required.
Please call at 718-990-0769 at the Central library
Cyber Center reference desk.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
10
5:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Pathway to U.S Citizenship: Becoming a U.S. Citizen and Building Your Civic Knowledge

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Are you ready to become a U.S. citizen? Sessions are in English and include a workshop and basic civics education. 4/10- Are you ready to be a U.S. citizen?/Introduction to American history; 4/17- Required documents and more/Introduction to American government and politics; 4/24- Common barriers to naturalization/American culture and geography; 5/1- Naturalization interview and beyond/Review of 100 questions.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
15
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Home Buying Workshop in Chinese

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Topics:
• Short Housing history of Manhattan, Queens and Long Island
• The whole process of buying a property
• What are the costs involved
• What you need to focus when looking for a property
• Current market overview
• What you need to know AFTER you get the key


Apr
23
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Alzheimer’s Support Group (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Mandarin Chinese for people caring for a person with Alzheimer’s or any of the other dementias. Our support group is a secure and safe place to share your experiences. The group will meet on Sundays, April 16, May 21, June 18.
Please call 646-744-2951 for registration.

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

Additional Dates


Welcome to Coping Skills Informational Workshops

New Americans Program offers Copings Skills workshops: lectures and workshops to help immigrants adjust to life in America presented in select community libraries as well as the Central Library. Programs are presented in English and in the major immigrant languages of Queens by lawyers, teachers, counselors and other professionals. Topics presented include immigration law, becoming a citizen, tenant’s rights, career planning, starting a business, parenting, education and health.

 

For further information, please contact:

Fred J. Gitner
Assistant Director of New Americans Program and International Relations
Queens Library
89-11 Merrick Blvd.
Jamaica, NY 11432

Tel: (718) 990-0892
Fax: (718) 990-8626
E-mail: fred.j.gitner@queenslibrary.org