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Informational Workshops

Sep
20
5:00PM

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6:30PM

Small Business Resources Day

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

• Learn how to navigate the NYC Small Business Services
• How to get Woman Minority Business Enterprise MWB/E certification
o New regulations in NYC including information for sexual harassment

Presenter: Small Business Services - SBS representative and Queens Chamber of Commerce


Sep
20
6:30PM

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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.
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 create a document and work with tables.
Participants should have basic computer skills and must attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Central Library Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning Thursday, August 29 at 10:00 am or by calling 718-990-0769.


Sep
22
10:00AM

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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.
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 three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Flushing Library Cyber Reference desk beginning Saturday, September 8 at 10 a.m. or by calling 718-661-1280.


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Sep
22
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Computer Course (in Bengali)

Location: Hollis
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. 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 the Hollis Library reference desk at 718-465-7355.


Sep
22
2:00PM

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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.
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 create a worksheet and perform calculations. Participants should have basic computer skills, such as being able to use the keyboard and mouse and to open and close applications. Participants must attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Langston Hughes Reference Desk beginning Saturday, September 8 at 10 a.m. or by calling 718-651-1100.


Sep
22
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Pathway to US Citizenship: Becoming a US Citizen and Building Your Civic Knowledge

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Are you ready to become a U.S. citizen? Sessions are in English and include a workshop and basic civics education. 9/8 - Are you ready to be a U.S. citizen?/Introduction to American history; 9/15 - Required documents and more/Introduction to American government and politics; 9/22- Common barriers to naturalization/American culture and geography; 9/29- 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


Sep
22
3:00PM

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4:30PM

The Benefits of Organic Food for Your Family! (in Bengali)

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Learn what organic food is and how to distinguish it from non-organic food, and get recipes and tips
on how to incorporate nutrient-packed “superfoods” into your daily meal plan.


Sep
27
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Know Your Rights: Keep Your Family Safe and 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.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
28
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Instagram Launches IGTV To Compete With YouTube

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Learn what IGTV is!
• What this means for YouTube
• How to use IGTV for your business
Presenter: Jay Acosta is a entrepreneur and owner of JRA Media, a full-service digital firm servicing small businesses across NYC. He is known for his social media outside-the box-thinking, trendspotting, and growth hacking.


Oct
1
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Sewing Workshop by Brooklyn Ladies Club

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Hands-on Sewing Workshop in Bengali—Part I
Learn to cut simple pattern of Salwear & Kameez. Two-hour hands-on workshop conducted by Hafiza Hossain, member of Bangladeshi Ladies Club.

Hands-on Sewing Workshop in Bengali---Part II
Learn to cut simple patterns of blouse. This is a two-hour hands-on workshop conducted by Hafiza Hossain, member of Bangladeshi Ladies Club.


Oct
4
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Building Peaceful Communities Speaking Out Against Hate: Interfaith Breakfast

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

“ Hate cannot drive out hate. Only love can do that.“ MLK Jr.

Please join us at Queens Library for an interfaith breakfast with CONNECT. By gathering together to share stories, experiences and resources
we will support each other in building safe families and peaceful communities. All are welcome.


Oct
4
6:30PM

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9:00PM

Microsoft Excel for Spanish Speakers

Location: Central Library
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 October 4, 2018
Availability: 1 openings

Learn how to create a worksheet and perform calculations. Participants should have basic computer skills and must attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Central Library Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning Thursday, September 27 at 10:00 a.m. or by calling 718-990-0769.

Central LibraryThu, Oct 11, 20186:30PM - 9:00PM
Central LibraryThu, Oct 18, 20186:30PM - 9:00PM

Oct
6
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Pathway to US Citizenship: Becoming a US 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. 10/6- Are you ready to be a U.S. citizen?/Introduction to American history; 10/13 - Required documents and more/Introduction to American government and politics; 10/20- Common barriers to naturalization/American culture and geography; 10/27- 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


Oct
13
10:00AM

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12:30PM

Introduction to Microsoft Word (in Spanish)

Location: Flushing
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 October 13, 2018
Availability: 1 openings

Learn how to create a document and work with tables. Participants should have basic computer skills and must attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Flushing Library Cyber Center reference desk beginning Saturday, Ocotber 6 at 10:00 a.m. or by calling 718-661-1280.

FlushingSat, Oct 20, 201810:00AM - 12:30PM
FlushingSat, Oct 27, 201810:00AM - 12:30PM

Oct
13
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Microsoft Word (in Bengali)

Location: Hollis
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 October 13, 2018
Availability: 1 openings

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 the Hollis Library reference desk at 718-465-7355.

HollisSat, Oct 20, 201810:30AM - 12:00PM
HollisSat, Oct 27, 201810:30AM - 12:00PM

Oct
13
2:00PM

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4:30PM

Computers for Beginners (In Spanish)

Location: Langston Hughes
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 October 13, 2018
Availability: 1 openings

Learn how to turn on your computer and write an email. Participants must attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Langston Hughes Library Reference Desk beginning Saturday, October 6 at 10 a.m. or by calling 718-651-1100.

Langston HughesSat, Oct 20, 20182:00PM - 4:30PM
Langston HughesSat, Oct 27, 20182:00PM - 4:30PM

Oct
18
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Positive Attitude

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Positive Attitude
-- A positive attitude is a decision
- You know who your mood depends on
- The incongruities of life.


Oct
21
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Alzheimer’s Support Group (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Alzheimer’s Support Group in 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. Please call 646-744-2951 for registration.


Nov
4
1:00PM

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2:30PM

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 the programs and services and other available resources provided by Caringkind.

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