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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF LONG ISLAND CITY ALC

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
27
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Mavis Beacon Typing Class

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Learn how to type quickly and accurately.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
27
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Robotics Workshop

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Explore the capabilities behind robotic platforms in addition to exploring the paradigms within robotic designs.

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

Additional Dates


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Sep
28
12:30PM

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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
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Watercolor

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Participants will use watercolor crayons to create watercolor images.


Sep
28
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


Sep
28
5:00PM

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5:30PM

ConnectED Library Internet HotSpots Lending Events

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

This Library program enables the families of eligible students to “check out” Internet service from the Library—absolutely free. The program is open to patrons who are at least 18 years old and have a child in a New York City public school, have no household Internet access at the time of sign-up and have a valid adult library card with no outstanding fines. To check out a HotSpot visit one of the participating community libraries. Limited number of devices. Conditions apply.


Sep
28
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Journal Writing Class

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

There's nothing more relaxing and expressive than writing in your journal. Journal writing allows you to be less formal as you write down your own thoughts, feeling, and opinions. So come join us for this 4- session journal-writing class and extend your creativity with writing! Registration is required for each session.
S1: A Sentence a Day (9/11)
S2: Picture Journal (9/14)
S3: Habit Journal (9/25)
S4: 5 Good Things (9/28)


Sep
29
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Crafting at the Library

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Arts & crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
2
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Needlecraft Club

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Join us at the Library to learn a new hobby! Needlecraft is a fun way to express your inner artist. We'll focus on a new craft every week!

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

Additional Dates


Oct
3
2:30PM

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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
3:30PM

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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

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5:00PM

Zentangle 101

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Zentangle is a small work of original art made by creating and repeating different patterns. During the program, participants will learn how to focus and concentrate and how to expect the unexpected. Zentangle has applications in stress reduction, and is thought of as a therapeutic activity.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
5
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Origami Hour

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

A quiet and focused activity for kids of all ages and adults. Patrons will spend the hour creating easy origami creations from print-outs and/or videos from "origami fun".

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

Additional Dates


Oct
10
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.

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

Additional Dates


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
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Watercolor

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Participants will use watercolor crayons to create watercolor images.


Oct
14
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Meditation Workshop Series for Adults

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Vajra Henderson teaches simple but effective techniques for transcending limitations and discovering your true potential, and shows you how to integrate these ancient and powerful techniques into your daily life.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
16
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Adult Coloring Club

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

An adult coloring club can provide a fun and conversational space for adults, as well as offer a space to slow down and relax. Recent research has been published about the mental health benefits and calming effects of coloring as a creative outlet.


Oct
17
10:00AM

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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
19
10:00AM

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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
19
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Blood Pressure Screenings

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

We have partnered with The Floating Hospital to offer free Blood Pressure Screenings and information on healthcare services. Preregistration is not required.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
26
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Halloween Recipe Party

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Interested in hosting your own Halloween party? We are coming together this Halloween season to exchange recipes, presentation and decorating tips to help make your Halloween as spooky or fun as possible!


Oct
30
5:00PM

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7:00PM

Movie of the Month

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

August 28: "The Lego Batman Movie"
September 25: "The Boss Baby Movie"
October 30: "Power Rangers Movie"
November 27: "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story"
December 18: "Believe"

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

Additional Dates


Nov
2
12:30PM

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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

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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
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
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
14
1:00PM

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7:00PM

World Diabetes Day

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

World Diabetes Day (WDD) is celebrated annually on November 14.


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.


Dec
4
5:30PM

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7:00PM

Shakespeare in Queens: "Twelfth Night, or What You Will"

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Titan Theatre Company presents a staged reading of Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night, or What You Will". Shipwrecked and separated from her twin brother, whom she fears dead, Viola, disguised as a man, is employed by Duke Orsino as a messenger to the beautiful Countess Olivia.


Thank you for your interest in the Friends of the Library at Queens Library.

We currently do not have a Friends group at this location, however, kindly contact the Friends Administrator (friends@queenslibrary.org) to find an active Friends group near you. 

Friends Chapters enrich community life around their community library. You will meet other people who care, and you will benefit your neighborhood by:

• Increasing community awareness and library use.
• Acting as liaisons between community and your library.
• Sponsoring programs that enhance the cultural life of your community.

As a Friend, you will:

• Educate your community about Queens Library’s vital services.
• Contribute your time towards programs and special activities at your library.
• Advocate for better library service to your own community through outreach, legislative contact, and fundraising. 

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