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Workshops

Nov
15
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

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


Nov
15
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

LinkedIn

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

Refresh and revive your online professional persona! In today’s world of social media, it’s more important than ever to ensure that your online profile and resume are fresh, current, and discoverable by your colleagues. Come to this LinkedIn workshop and learn how to create a professional profile that puts your best foot forward and shows off your abilities and accomplishments.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
15
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Basic Business Planning

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 openings

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.


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Nov
15
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Intro to Internet

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 7 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.


Nov
15
12:00PM

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2:00PM

MS Excel Formulas & Functions

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is now closed

Learn to edit and manipulate data in the Using Formulas and Functions workshop. Learn the common and useful formulas to use with your data! Basic computer skills are required.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
15
6:30PM

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8:30PM

QEDC: Business Plan Competition

Location: Flushing
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.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
17
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Intro to Email

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


Nov
17
12:30PM

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1:30PM

Illustrator Workshop

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 Adobe Illustrator.


Nov
17
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Introduction to Digital Photography

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 18 openings

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.


Nov
19
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Introduction to Internet

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


Nov
19
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Creating Impactful Resumes

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 9 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.


Nov
19
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Introduction to Email

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 28 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.


Nov
19
5:45PM

--to--

7:30PM

Excel: Conditional Formatting

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 18 openings

Learn to format tables with conditional formatting in Excel.


Nov
20
10:30AM

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1:30PM

Council for Airport Opportunities

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Take flight into an exciting career within the aviation industry. The Council for Airport Opportunities will be available to answer questions and provide information on positions available at the airport.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
20
1:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Job Search Strategies

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

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.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
20
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Ready, Set, Bank! - Financial Literacy

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is now closed

This four-session series is a program of financial literacy where users will learn how to download and navigate financial and banking applications. They will also learn how to deposit checks from your phone, pay bills online, and gain knowledge about credit reports. This program will be in Spanish. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 718-990-8625 and to register visit queenslibrary.org

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

Additional Dates


Nov
20
7:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Entrepreneurship Series: Setting up Your Business

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 45 openings

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


Nov
21
9:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Mistake-Free Cover Letters

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


Nov
24
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Make a Holiday Card

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 25 openings

Join us at the Queensbridge Tech Lab to make personalized holiday cards!


Nov
26
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Introduction to PowerPoint

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

Create awesome presentations and slideshows with PowerPoint. Topics covered will include creating and editing slides, changing the design and colors, inserting pictures and illustrations, and presenting your slide show. Basic computer skills are required; bringing your own USB flash drive is recommended.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
26
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mistake Free Cover Letters

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 11 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.


Nov
26
1:00PM

--to--

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.


Nov
26
5:45PM

--to--

7:30PM

Excel: Pivot Tables

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 19 openings

Learn how to use pivot tables in Excel. Previous experience with Excel is necessary for this advanced workshop.


Nov
27
1:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Interview Preparation

Location: Laurelton
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.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
27
7:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Entrepreneurship Series: Building Extraordinary Relationships

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

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.


Nov
29
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Entrepreneurship Series: Setting up Your Business

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

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.


Nov
29
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

LinkedIn

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 7 openings

Refresh and revive your online professional persona! In today’s world of social media, it’s more important than ever to ensure that your online profile and resume are fresh, current, and discoverable by your colleagues. Come to this LinkedIn workshop and learn how to create a professional profile that puts your best foot forward and shows off your abilities and accomplishments. Call 718-990-8625 for more information.


Nov
30
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Professional Etiquette

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

This workshop covers a variety of topics such as professional conduct and attitudes, business communication, suitable apparel, and maintaining an appropriate work environment.


Dec
1
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to Microsoft Word

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 17 openings

Make your documents stand out with Microsoft Word. In this beginners' 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. Register online.
queenslibrary.org or call 718-990-8625.


Dec
1
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Ready, Set, Bank! - Financial Literacy

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

This three-session series is a program of financial literacy where users will learn how to download and navigate financial and banking applications. They will also learn how to deposit checks from your phone, pay bills online, and gain knowledge about credit reports. This program will be in Spanish. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 718-990-8625 and to register visit queenslibrary.org.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
1
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Open Maker Hours

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 26 openings

Learn to 3D print, basic robotics skills, coding and more, or just work on a project. All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


Dec
3
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Identifying Your Work Skills

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


Dec
3
5:45PM

--to--

7:30PM

HTML 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 December 3, 2018
Availability: 26 openings

Learn the basics of coding in this series for beginners. Previous computer experience is necessary.

QueensbridgeMon, Dec 10, 20185:45PM - 7:30PM
QueensbridgeMon, Dec 17, 20185:45PM - 7:30PM

Dec
4
7:00PM

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8:30PM

Entrepreneurship Series: Traditional Marketing And Social Media Marketing

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 100 openings

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.

Social Media Marketing will provide 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.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
5
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Identifying Your Work Skills

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


Dec
6
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Entrepreneurship Series: Building Extraordinary Relationships

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

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
6
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Facebook

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

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.


Dec
6
10:00AM

--to--

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


Dec
6
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to MS Word

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

Learn the basics of Microsoft Word in this introductory course.


Dec
8
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Photo Editing for Photoshop

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 December 8, 2018
Availability: 30 openings

Learn to edit photos in Photoshop like a photographer. Previous computer experience is recommended.

QueensbridgeSat, Dec 15, 201812:30PM - 2:00PM

Dec
8
2:30PM

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4:30PM

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!


Dec
10
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Creating Impactful Resumes

Location: Flushing
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.


Dec
11
7:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Entrepreneurship Series: Funding Your Business

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 99 openings

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. Call 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


Dec
12
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Creating Impactful Resumes

Location: Central Library
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.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
13
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Entrepreneurship Series: Traditional Marketing

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

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
13
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

MS Word: Create Your Own Flyers

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


Dec
15
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Presenting with PowerPoint

Location: Central Library
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.


Dec
15
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Synthesizer Workshop

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

Use LittleBits to learn about circuits and synthesizers in this hands-on workshop. No previous experience necessary.


Dec
17
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Writing Resumes in Microsoft Word

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

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.


Dec
17
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

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.


Dec
18
7:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Entrepreneurship Series: 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..org or call 718-990-8625.


Dec
18
7:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Locate, Advertise, and Activate with Google Digital Marketing

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

Transform your business by creating an advantage online using Google products.
No entry without registration. You must register by December 11, 2018.


Dec
19
9:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Intro to Job Interviews

Location: Central Library
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.


Dec
20
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Entrepreneurship Series: 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
20
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Salary Negotiations

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

Before you start negotiating salary with a prospective employer, you need to know how much you and the job are worth. Learn how to negotiate in this workshop.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
20
10:30AM

--to--

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.


Dec
21
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Professional Etiquette

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

This workshop covers a variety of topics such as professional conduct and attitudes, business communication, suitable apparel, and maintaining an appropriate work environment.


Dec
27
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

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!


Jan
3
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Entrepreneurship Series: 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
10
10:00AM

--to--

2:00PM

Entrepreneurship Series: 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--

11:30AM

Entrepreneurship Series: 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.