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Workshops

Aug
21
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Intro to MS PowerPoint

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

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 or by calling 718-661-1205. Basic computer skills and knowledge of PowerPoint are required; bringing your own USB flash drive is recommended.


Aug
21
7:00PM

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8:30PM

Funding Your Business

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

Become familiar with the variety of traditional and nontraditional resources available to help fund your business. The course will leave you knowledgeable about various loan options, crowdfunding, alternative lenders, and more. For more information call 718-990-8625.


Aug
22
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Cover Letters

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 8 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, and tips for making it stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, please call 718-990-8625.


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Aug
22
10:30AM

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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. Call 718-661-1205 to preregister.


Aug
23
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

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 an 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


Aug
23
5:45PM

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7:30PM

Intro to Video Editing with Premiere

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. If you wish to register, check availability for program date August 23, 2018
Availability: 7 openings

Learn the basic navigation and layout of Adobe Premiere CC in this hands-on workshop.

QueensbridgeThu, Aug 30, 20185:45PM - 7:30PM

Aug
24
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Online Job Applications

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 7 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! For further information, please call 718-990-8625.


Aug
25
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Mistake Free Interviewing

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 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 or for more information call 718-661-1205.


Aug
25
2:00PM

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4:30PM

3D Printing for Beginners

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

With 3D printing, you can quickly make models, jewelry, prototypes, and more. Learn to use a 3D printer in this hands-on workshop.


Aug
25
7:00PM

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8:30PM

Building Relationships in Business

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

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


Aug
27
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Mistake Free Interviewing

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 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 or for more information call 718-990-8625.


Aug
27
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Excel: Advanced Formatting

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 21 openings

Learn advanced formatting techniques in this hands-on Excel workshop.


Aug
27
5:45PM

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7:30PM

CSS Series

Location: Queensbridge
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 CSS in this series. Week 1: Getting Started with CSS. Week 2: Styling texts, links, and structures. Week 3: Managing the layout of a web page. Week 4: Wrap up project.


Aug
28
3:00PM

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5:00PM

MS Excel: Basics of Data Entry

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 3 openings

Join these classes to learn how to use Excel to your advantage. Topics include basics of data entry and vary from class to class. Register online or by calling 718-990-8625. Basic computer skills and knowledge of Excel are required; bringing your own USB flash drive is recommended.


Aug
28
7:00PM

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8:30PM

Entrepreneurship Open Lab

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

Got questions? We’ve got answers! This is an opportunity to come in and meet directly with a certified small business consultant. Ask questions and solve your challenging problems. Meetings are on a first-come, first-served basis. Call 718-990-8625 for more information.


Aug
30
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Networking

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


Aug
30
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Create a Website with Wix

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

Learn how to use Wix to create a free website that will suit your individual needs.


Sep
4
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Intro to Computers

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

Learn the basic parts and functions of a computer in this introductory class. Sign up in person, online, or call the Flushing Job and Business Academy at 718-661-1205.


Sep
4
7:00PM

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8:30PM

Choosing Entrepreneurship

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 48 openings

This class provides an overview of the dynamic world of entrepreneurship, 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 718-990-8625 for additional information. The class code is JR310.


Sep
5
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Identifying Your Work Skills

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

In this competitive job market, it is vitally important to know your work skills and market those skills to potential employers during a job search. This workshop will explain the benefits of knowing your work skills and how to identify them.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
6
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Creating Impactful Resumes

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

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.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
6
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Mock Interviews

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

In these one-on-one practice sessions, you will learn how to prepare for an interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow-up properly after the interview. You must preregister for a one-on-one session.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
6
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Introduction to Word

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

Learn the basic skills in Microsoft Word and gain hands-on experience creating documents, changing formats, and using key shortcuts.


Sep
6
5:45PM

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7:30PM

Create a .Gif with Adobe CC

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

Learn how to make an animated .Gif with Adobe Photoshop CC and Adobe Illustrator CC. To register, call 718-990-8625.


Sep
8
10:30AM

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12:00PM

QEDC: Business Plan Competition

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

The Queens Economic Development Corporation’s Annual Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition begins in September 2018. 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 these information sessions and watch for more news about classes starting in October.


Sep
8
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Introduction to Email

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 22 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. It is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop.


Sep
8
10:30AM

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12:30PM

MS Word: Create Your Own Flyers

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


Sep
8
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Family Discovery Time

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 27 openings

Calling future engineers, scientists, and computer programmers of Queensbridge! Caregivers and kids grades 3-6 are invited to the Tech Lab for a hands-on technology activity. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


Sep
10
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Identifying Your Work Skills

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

In this competitive job market, it is vitally important to know your work skills and market those skills to potential employers during a job search. This workshop will explain the benefits of knowing your work skills and how to identify them.


Sep
10
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Getting More from Your Google Account

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

You already use Google for email. Now learn what else your Google account can do for you, including calendars, maps, Google Drive, and more.


Sep
10
5:45PM

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7:30PM

JavaScript Series

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. If you wish to register, check availability for program date September 10, 2018
Availability: 14 openings

Get familiar with JavaScript in this three-week series.
9/10: Getting Started with JavaScript
9/17: JavaScript Building Blocks
9/24: JavaScript Object Oriented Programming

QueensbridgeMon, Sep 17, 20185:45PM - 7:30PM
QueensbridgeMon, Sep 24, 20185:45PM - 7:30PM

Sep
11
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Introduction to Internet

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

Learn how to access and navigate the Internet. In this class, you will learn key terminology, use a web browser, and understand how to use searches and websites. Register online or by calling 718-661-1205. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop.


Sep
11
7:00PM

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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. Call 718-990-8625 for more information.


Sep
12
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Mistake-Free Cover Letters

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

The cover letters workshop teaches the most important aspects of cover letter writing, defines the different types of cover letters, and prepares participants to write and customize cover letters for their job applications.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
13
10:00AM

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12:00PM

LinkedIn

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 22 openings

LinkedIn is a social networking website that allows you to manage your professional identity, build and engage with your professional network, and access knowledge, insights, and opportunities. In this workshop you will learn how to use LinkedIn to look for employment, network, and keep up with colleagues. Basic computer skills and knowledge of the Internet required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
13
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Creating Impactful Resumes

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

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.


Sep
13
5:45PM

--to--

7:30PM

Intro to InDesign

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 22 openings

Learn the basics of InDesign in this hands-on workshop.


Sep
14
10:00AM

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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 718-990-8625.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

LinkedIn

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

LinkedIn is a social networking website that allows you to manage your professional identity, build and engage with your professional network, and access knowledge, insights, and opportunities. In this workshop you will learn how to use LinkedIn to look for employment, network, and keep up with colleagues. Basic computer skills and knowledge of the Internet required.


Sep
15
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to Word

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

Learn the basic skills in Microsoft Word and gain hands-on experience creating documents, changing formats, and using key shortcuts.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
15
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

MS Excel: Basics of Data Entry

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

Join these classes to learn how to use Excel to your advantage. Topics include basics of data entry and vary from class to class. Register online or by calling 718-661-1205. Basic computer skills and knowledge of Excel are required; bringing your own USB flash drive is recommended.


Sep
15
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

Intro to Computers

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

New to computers? Learn the basic parts and functions of a computer in this introductory class.


Sep
15
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Excel: Data Entry and Tables

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

Learn the basics of data entry and creating simple tables in Microsoft Excel. Basic computer knowledge is required.


Sep
17
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Writing Resumes in Microsoft Word

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

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 to make your resume stand out above the rest. Basic computer skills are required.


Sep
17
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mistake Free Cover Letters

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

The cover letters workshop teaches the most important aspects of cover letter writing, defines the different types of cover letters, and prepares participants to write and customize cover letters for their job applications.


Sep
17
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Using Your Smartphone

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

Learn the basics of how to use your smartphone in this workshop. Make sure to bring your device!


Sep
18
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Getting More from Your Google Account

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 16 openings

You already use Google for email. Now learn what else your Google account can do for you, including calendars, maps, Google Drive, and more.


Sep
18
7:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Setting Up Your Business

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

In this course, students will be guided through the fundamental elements needed to set up a business and to 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.


Sep
19
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Introduction to Job Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 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 or 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
20
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Networking

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

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 .

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

Additional Dates


Sep
20
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Job Search Strategies

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

Job searching can be an overwhelming process. Prepare yourself for success! This workshop teaches traditional and creative ways to find jobs, identify career-specific websites, and network.


Sep
20
5:45PM

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7:30PM

Create an Ebook with InDesign

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

Learn how to use InDesign to lay out and publish an eBook. Call 718-990-8625 to register.


Sep
22
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Presenting with Microsoft PowerPoint

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

Learn how to improve your presentation skills with PowerPoint! Learn tips and tricks to use PowerPoint to enhance your work and school presentations. Get ideas and practice with speaking in front of others! Basic computer skills are required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
22
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

Introduction to Internet

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

Learn how to access and navigate the Internet. In this class, you will learn key terminology, use a web browser, and understand how to use searches and websites.


Sep
22
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Excel: Creating Charts and Graphs

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

Learn how to create charts and graphs in Microsoft Excel.


Sep
24
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Intro to Microsoft Excel

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

Learn how to create and use an email account for keeping in touch with family, finding a job, or maintaining your business! Register online or by calling 718-661-1205. 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


Sep
24
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to Job Interviews

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

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 or for more information call 718-661-1205.


Sep
24
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Digital Photography Basics

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

Learn the fundamentals of taking great pictures and then use your skills to take photographs of the area surrounding Queensbridge Tech Lab. Please bring your camera or camera phone if you have one.


Sep
26
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Job Search Strategies for the Mature Worker

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

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.


Sep
27
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Facebook

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

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 required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
27
5:45PM

--to--

7:30PM

3D Printing

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

With 3D printing, you can make models, jewelry, prototypes, and more. Learn to make models and use a 3D printer in this hands-on workshop.


Sep
29
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

MS Excel: Pivot Tables

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

Learn to create and display data with pivot tables in Excel. Previous knowledge of Excel is recommended.


Sep
29
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

MS Excel: Formulas and Functions

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

Learn advanced methods to edit and manipulate data in the Key Formulas and Functions workshop. Learn the common and useful formulas to use with your data!


Sep
29
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

Introduction to Email

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

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.


Sep
29
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

MS Excel: Using Formulas and Functions

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

Learn advanced methods to edit and manipulate data in the Key Formulas and Functions workshop. Learn the common and useful formulas to use with your data!


Oct
1
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Intro to Computer

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

Learn how to use the computer mouse, touchpad, and keyboard! This class will help you navigate Microsoft Windows. Register online or by calling 718-661-1205. This is an introductory computer class; no prior knowledge or skills required.


Oct
1
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Identifying Your Work Skills

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

In this competitive job market, it is vitally important to know your work skills and market those skills to potential employers during a job search. This workshop will explain the benefits of knowing your work skills and how to identify them.


Oct
1
5:45PM

--to--

7:30PM

Web Development: Backend Series

Location: Queensbridge
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.

Become familiar with servers and databases in this web development series.
10/1: Getting Started with the Terminal
10/15: Staring with Node/Express
10/22: Working with Databases 
10/29: Using Routes and Controllers
11/5: Wrap up and using package.json

QueensbridgeMon, Oct 15, 20185:45PM - 7:30PM
QueensbridgeMon, Oct 22, 20185:45PM - 7:30PM
QueensbridgeMon, Oct 29, 20185:45PM - 7:30PM
QueensbridgeMon, Nov 5, 20185:45PM - 7:30PM

Oct
2
7:00PM

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8:30PM

Traditional Marketing for Small Business

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

Marketing activities continue to evolve from traditional strategies to nontraditional methods that involve the Internet. Both traditional and nontraditional marketing have advantages and disadvantages. Traditional marketing activities help you become visible and attractive to your target customer and typically involve advertising, publicity, sales, merchandising, and distribution. To preregister or for more information, call 718-990-8625.


Oct
4
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to Word

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

Learn the basic skills in Microsoft Word and gain hands-on experience creating documents, changing formats, and using key shortcuts.


Oct
4
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Microsoft Office for Work: Formatting in Word

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

Learn how to format text and documents in Word.


Oct
4
5:45PM

--to--

7:30PM

Intro to Photoshop Series

Location: Queensbridge
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 the basics of Photoshop in this three-part series.

QueensbridgeThu, Oct 11, 20185:45PM - 7:30PM
QueensbridgeThu, Oct 18, 20185:45PM - 7:30PM

Oct
5
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Creating Impactful Resumes

Location: Flushing
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.


Oct
6
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Family Discovery Time (Grades 1-2)

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

Calling future engineers, scientists, and computer programmers of Queensbridge! Caregivers and kids grades 1-2 are invited to the Tech Lab for a hands-on technology activity. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


Oct
9
10:30AM

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12:30PM

MS Excel: Basics of Data Entry

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

Join these classes to learn how to use Excel to your advantage. Topics include basics of data entry and vary from class to class. Register online or by calling 718-661-1205. Basic computer skills and knowledge of Excel are required; bringing your own USB flash drive is recommended.


Oct
9
7:00PM

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8:30PM

Social Media Marketing for Small Businesses

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

In an advanced technological world with so many resources for socially connecting to your customers, it's hard to decide on which platform to choose and how to use it. Learn strategies to becoming successful in social media marketing for your business. Call 718-990-8625 for more information.


Oct
11
10:30AM

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12:30PM

MS Word: Make Your Own Calendar

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

Learn how to make your own calendar in Microsoft Word. To register please call (718) 661-1205.


Oct
11
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Microsoft Office for Work: Presentations with PowerPoint

Location: Queensbridge
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.


Oct
13
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Introduction to Internet

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

Learn how to access and navigate the Internet. In this class, you will learn key terminology, use a web browser, and understand how to use searches and websites. Register online or by calling 718-661-1205. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop.


Oct
13
12:30PM

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1:30PM

Internet Safety Series

Location: Queensbridge
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 how to stay safe online in this three-part series.
10/13: Don’t Get Hacked!
10/20: Your Online Self
10/27: Protect Yourself Online

QueensbridgeSat, Oct 20, 201812:30PM - 1:30PM
QueensbridgeSat, Oct 27, 201812:30PM - 1:30PM

Oct
15
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Intro to MS PowerPoint

Location: Central Library
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.


Oct
15
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Mistake Free Cover Letters

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

The cover letters workshop teaches the most important aspects of cover letter writing, defines the different types of cover letters, and prepares participants to write and customize cover letters for their job applications.


Oct
16
10:30AM

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12:30PM

MS Excel: Formulas and Functions

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

Learn advanced methods to edit and manipulate data in the Key Formulas and Functions workshop. Learn the common and useful formulas to use with your data!


Oct
16
7:00PM

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8:30PM

Setting Up and Funding Your Business

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

In this course, students will be guided through the fundamental elements needed to set up and 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'll need to get your business off the ground and be successful. Learn about various loans, crowdfunding, alternative lenders, and more. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call 718-990-8625.


Oct
18
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Intro to MS PowerPoint

Location: Flushing
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.


Oct
18
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Microsoft Office for Work: Formulas and Functions in Excel

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

Make Excel do math for you! Learn how to use basic formulas and functions in Microsoft Excel.


Oct
22
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Job Search Strategies

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

Job searching can be an overwhelming process. Prepare yourself for success! This workshop teaches traditional and creative ways to find jobs, identify career-specific websites, and network.


Oct
23
10:30AM

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12:30PM

MS Excel: Advanced Lists

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

Join these classes to learn how to use Excel to your advantage. Topic includes advanced lists. Register online or by calling 718-661-1205. Basic computer skills and knowledge of Excel are required; bringing your own USB flash drive is recommended.


Oct
23
7:00PM

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8:30PM

Entrepreneurs Open Lab

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

Got questions? We’ve got answers! Question and Answer Panel with experienced Industry Professionals to hear their real-life struggles and successes or address your inquiries about Entrepreneurship. This is an opportunity to come in and meet directly with Industry Professionals. Open for all. For more information, call 718-990-8625.


Oct
24
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Job Search Strategies

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

Job searching can be an overwhelming process. Prepare yourself for success! This workshop teaches traditional and creative ways to find jobs, identify career-specific websites, and network.


Oct
25
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Microsoft Office for Work: Tables in Excel

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

Learn how to create and format tables in Excel.


Oct
25
5:45PM

--to--

7:30PM

Intermediate Photoshop: Fish Bowl Project

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

You have some basic Photoshop skills. Now take them to the next level with this intermediate project.


Oct
26
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Presenting with PowerPoint

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

Brush up on your public speaking skills with this PowerPoint workshop. Call 718-661-1205 to register.


Oct
27
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

LinkedIn

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

LinkedIn is a social networking website that allows you to manage your professional identity, build and engage with your professional network, and access knowledge, insights, and opportunities. In this workshop you will learn how to use LinkedIn to look for employment, network, and keep up with colleagues. Basic computer skills and knowledge of the Internet required.


Oct
29
10:00AM

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12:00PM

MS Excel: Key Formulas and Functions

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

Learn advanced methods to edit and manipulate data in the Key Formulas and Functions workshop. Learn the common and useful formulas to use with your data!


Oct
29
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to Job Interviews

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

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 or for more information call 718-661-1205.


Oct
30
3:00PM

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5:00PM

MS Word: Make Your Own Calendar

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

Learn how to make your own calendar in Microsoft Word. To register please call 718-990-8625.


Nov
8
10:00AM

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2:00PM

Choosing Entrepreneurship

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

This dual workshop analyzes both the internal and external factors that make a successful entrepreneur. Internally, assess your character, skills, interests, and aptitude in pursuing entrepreneurship. Externally, decide if your business idea is worth pursuing. Call 718-990-8625 for additional information.


Nov
15
10:00AM

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2:00PM

Basic Business Planning

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

A business plan is the core document in convincing readers that your enterprise has potential to be successful. This course will cover the purpose, basic structure, and process to begin building your business plan right away. Call (718) 990-8625 for more information.


Nov
29
10:00AM

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2:00PM

Setting Up Your Business

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

Make your business legal! Participants are guided through the organizational tasks needed to set up a business and begin operation. Learn about legal structures and all the information you need to register and operate legally in NYC. Call (718) 661-1205 for more information.


Dec
6
10:00AM

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2:00PM

Building Extraordinary Relationships

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

This class is geared toward developing networking strategies in order to foster partnerships and build relationships that lead to motivation, connections, resources, and investment opportunities. Attain new skills in an accessible and low-pressure setting. Please call 718-990-8625 for additional information and to preregister.


Dec
13
10:00AM

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2:00PM

Traditional Marketing

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

Still, one of the most recognizable types of marketing, traditional marketing encompasses the advertisements that we see and hear every day. Determine the traditional marketing activities to make you visible and attractive to your target customer. To preregister or for more information, call (718) 990-8625.


Dec
20
10:00AM

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2:00PM

Social Media Marketing

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

This course will prepare you with the knowledge to skillfully utilize social media resources to connect to your customers. Pick up strategies to becoming successful in a variety of social media marketing strategies for your business. Call 718-990-8625 for more information.


Dec
27
10:00AM

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2:00PM

Funding Your Business

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

Become familiar with the variety of traditional and nontraditional resources available to help fund your business. The course will leave you knowledgeable about various loan options, crowdfunding, alternative lenders, and more. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org or call 718-990-8625.


Jan
3
10:00AM

--to--

2:00PM

Entrepreneurs Open Lab

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

Got questions? We’ve got answers! This is a question and answer panel with experienced industry professionals to hear their real-life struggles and successes or address your inquiries about entrepreneurship. This is an opportunity to come in and meet directly with industry professionals. Open for all. For more information, call 718-990-8625.


Jan
10
10:00AM

--to--

2:00PM

Entrepreneurs Open Lab

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

Got questions? We’ve got answers! This is a question and answer panel with experienced industry professionals to hear their real-life struggles and successes or address your inquiries about entrepreneurship. This is an opportunity to come in and meet directly with industry professionals. Open for all. For more information, call 718-990-8625.


Jan
17
10:00AM

--to--

2:00PM

Entrepreneurs Open Lab

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

Got questions? We’ve got answers! This is a question and answer panel with experienced industry professionals to hear their real-life struggles and successes or address your inquiries about entrepreneurship. This is an opportunity to come in and meet directly with industry professionals. Open for all. For more information, call 718-990-8625.