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City Leaders Deliver for NYC’s Libraries

We are extremely grateful to Mayor de Blasio, City Council Speaker Corey Johnson, and the entire City Council for investing $33 million in additional expense funding for the City’s public libraries. This crucial support will allow us to continue providing essential services in the face of rising ...

Let's Make Some Noise for LGBTQ Pride!

June is LGBTQ Pride Month—and we’re excited to offer programs and special events ranging from silent dance parties and pop-up tabling for teens to Ask Me Anything panels and a resource fair.

Queens Public Library will also be at the NYC Pride March on Sunday, June 30—come out to see us and share your support ...

Immigrant Heritage Month: Bring Your Story!

June is Immigrant Heritage Month, and we’re celebrating with our Bring Your Story events and activities!

More than one million immigrants live in Queens, and we want to know your story. Visit your library to map your story using our special map and string and show where you or your family have journeyed ...

Learn English & Math On The Go!

Have you ever wanted to improve your reading, English, or math skills, or work on your high school equivalency, but felt too busy?

Now Queens Public Library has the solution—an app that you can use as you’re on-the-go or from anywhere that is convenient for you.

Try it out today for free—and make ...

Queens Public Library Magazine

The new issue of Queens Public Library Magazine is out now!

Queens Public Library Magazine combines great library-themed feature stories and two months' worth of information about our free programs, services, and special events, and it's available at your neighborhood library or ...

Discover Your City With Culture Pass!

Start planning your summer adventures! NYC’s libraries are making it easier for you to explore local museums, public gardens, and other cultural attractions for FREE with your friends and family!

Queens Library, Brooklyn Public Library, and the New York Public Library are excited to announce Culture Pass, ...

Let Yourself Be Bored

Jessie Sima’s grandfather took her to the library when he was watching her while her parents were at work. “It was nice to have a place to spend time where we weren’t pressured to buy anything and where no one minded if we stayed for hours,” she says.

Sima enjoyed browsing the library and learned the ...

Our Renewed Promise to the Public

No matter who you are, where you’re from, or where you want to go, we speak your language.

We’re excited to announce our renewed promise to the public and our new look to reflect who we are and the exceptional service you can expect from us.

At Queens Public Library, we speak your ...

Jun
17
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Digital Apps for Financial Health

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

There are many websites and apps that can help you keep track of your expenses and get your finances in order. We'll cover the digital apps that can help you best.


Jun
17
5:45PM

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7:30PM

Web Development Summer Bootcamp: HTML

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Registration is now closed

Join us this summer for a boot camp covering the fundamentals of web design. Topics include HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. The boot camp will span the course of 12 weeks in total. Students will learn the basics of web design and create their own personal portfolio that can be shown online.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
19
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Job Readiness Drop-In Hours

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

Do you need help with your resume or cover letter? Not sure how to search for a job? Come to our Job Readiness Drop-In Hours for assistance on these topics and more!


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Jun
19
5:45PM

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7:30PM

Introduction to Email

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


Jun
20
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Code Your Own Art with JavaScript

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

Create algorithmic art in this four-part series on p5.js, a JavaScript dialect. Learn how to create static, moving, or evolving museum-style works with JavaScript code. Participants will create amazing projects ranging from simple math doodles to simulations of basic physics concepts in this hands-on workshop. Attendance at all four sessions is highly recommended.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
20
5:45PM

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7:30PM

Designing a Flyer in InDesign

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

Design eye-catching flyers for your event, business, or lost pet in this hands-on workshop. We'll explore basic features in Adobe InDesign to create a full-color flyer. Participants will leave this workshop with a hard copy of their design project.


Jun
22
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Make Your Own Nature Documentary with Adobe Premiere

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

Learn the basics of editing your own nature documentary with Adobe Premiere in this hands-on workshop series. Bring your own digital video files or download nature videos from an open source library and learn how to cut, transition, add a music bed, and color correct.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
22
1:30PM

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4:00PM

Queensbridge Community Science Project

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 24 openings

Join us this summer as we observe our urban landscape more closely. Work with science educators in hands-on activities exploring air, water, and soil quality using science and technology tools. Connect with your neighbors and discuss solutions to indoor air quality, pathways for advocacy, and resources for continued monitoring of our community.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
24
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Digital Apps for Time Management and Organization

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

Websites and apps are helping people keep track of many things: their time, fitness, meeting tasks. We'll show you some of the best free services that can help you keep schedules and projects on track.


Jun
26
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Introduction to Excel

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 24 openings

Participants will learn the basic concepts of Microsoft Excel, such as what a spreadsheet is, basic Excel navigation, and basic data entry.


Jun
26
5:45PM

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7:30PM

Introduction to Word

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

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


Jun
27
5:45PM

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7:30PM

3D Printing Stencils

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

Stencils are great tools for drawing and spray painting designs onto lots of different materials! For example, you can add a logo on a T-shirt or paint a mural. Learn how to create your own stencil in this beginner 3D printing class.


Jul
1
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Tracing A Photo in Illustrator

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

Learn a quick and fun trick in Illustrator. Turn any image or photo into a vectorized design that you can laser cut, 3D print, or turn into a custom logo! Please bring any imagery you would like to use on a flashdrive.


Jul
1
5:45PM

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7:30PM

Web Development Summer Bootcamp: CSS

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 July 1, 2019
Availability: 18 openings

Join us this summer for a boot camp covering the fundamentals of web design. Topics include HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. The boot camp will span the course of 12 weeks in total. Students will learn the basics of web design and create their own personal portfolio that can be shown online.

QueensbridgeMon, Jul 8, 20195:45PM - 7:30PM
QueensbridgeMon, Jul 15, 20195:45PM - 7:30PM

Jul
3
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Creating Impactful Resumes

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

Make your resume the best it can be! This workshop provides insight into what resume reviewers look for, types of resumes, what to include and exclude, and tips for making your resume stronger.


Jul
3
5:45PM

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7:30PM

Intro to MS PowerPoint

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 29 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 presentation tips.


Jul
6
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Creative Coding with Open Processing

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

This is an introduction to creative code using open processing. Create museum quality art work using P5js.


Jul
8
2:00PM

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3:30PM

How to Start a Business on Etsy

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

Ever wanted to jump start your online store? Want to make money through your thrifting or knitting obsession? In this session we will walk through how to start a store on the popular e-commerce platform Etsy.


Jul
10
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Job Readiness Drop-In Hours

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

Do you need help with your resume or cover letter? Not sure how to search for a job? Come to our Job Readiness Drop-In Hours for assistance on these topics and more!


Jul
15
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Design and 3D Print Jewelry

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 July 15, 2019
Availability: 30 openings

Learn how to design and use 3D printing technology to make custom jewelry pieces and accessories. Some examples are shoe plates, name plates, hoop earrings, belt buckles, hair pins, and more! Previous computer experience is required for creating 3D designs.

QueensbridgeMon, Jul 22, 20192:00PM - 3:30PM
QueensbridgeMon, Jul 29, 20192:00PM - 3:30PM

Jul
17
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Making Graphic Art with 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 to make stunning graphics with this four-part Adobe Photoshop series.

Week 1 - Using the colors changes and filters, we'll turn a normal photo into a work of art.
Week 2 - We'll use layers and masks to create a mural.
Week 3 - With a focus on graphic design and text, we'll create eye-catching posters.
Week 4 - Using blending tools, we'll turn a normal photo into a comic book character.

QueensbridgeWed, Jul 24, 20193:30PM - 5:30PM
QueensbridgeWed, Jul 31, 20193:30PM - 5:30PM
QueensbridgeWed, Aug 7, 20193:30PM - 5:30PM

Jul
17
5:45PM

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7:30PM

Creating Impactful Resumes

Location: Queensbridge
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! This workshop provides insight into what resume reviewers look for, types of resumes, what to include and exclude, and tips for making your resume stronger.


Jul
20
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Getting Started with Web Development and Coding

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 July 20, 2019
Availability: 27 openings

This 8-week course will take a close look at how HTML & CSS work together to build engaging websites. Each class will be taking a deep dive into web development basics. Exploring everything from centering images to using CSS gradients and organizing content with Flexbox. There will also be optional at-home resources to push your web development skills to the next level! If you have written a single line of HTML and have an email address, this course will be perfect for you.

QueensbridgeSat, Jul 27, 201911:00AM - 1:00PM
QueensbridgeSat, Aug 3, 201911:00AM - 1:00PM
QueensbridgeSat, Aug 17, 201911:00AM - 1:00PM
QueensbridgeSat, Aug 24, 201911:00AM - 1:00PM
QueensbridgeSat, Sep 7, 201911:00AM - 1:00PM
QueensbridgeSat, Sep 14, 201911:00AM - 1:00PM
QueensbridgeSat, Sep 21, 201911:00AM - 1:00PM

Jul
22
5:45PM

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7:30PM

Web Development Summer Bootcamp: Javascript

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.

Join us this summer for a boot camp covering the fundamentals of web design. Topics include HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. The boot camp will span the course of 12 weeks in total. Students will learn the basics of web design and create their own personal portfolio that can be shown online.

QueensbridgeMon, Jul 29, 20195:45PM - 7:30PM
QueensbridgeMon, Aug 5, 20195:45PM - 7:30PM

Jul
24
5:45PM

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7:30PM

Job Readiness Drop-In Hours

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

Do you need help with your resume or cover letter? Not sure how to search for a job? Come to our Job Readiness Drop-In Hours for assistance on these topics and more!


Jul
31
5:45PM

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7:30PM

Job Readiness Drop-In Hours

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

Do you need help with your resume or cover letter? Not sure how to search for a job? Come to our Job Readiness Drop-In Hours for assistance on these topics and more!


Aug
3
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Creative Coding with Open Processing

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.

How can sounds, images, and fonts can be combined and manipulated with code? This is a three-part project-based series making coding in JavaScript accessible to artist, engineers, designers, and beginners.

QueensbridgeSat, Aug 10, 20192:00PM - 4:00PM
QueensbridgeSat, Aug 17, 20192:00PM - 4:00PM

Aug
5
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Make an Album Cover in Photoshop

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.

Together we will walk through the design process of making an album cover while learning one of the most popular design tools in the industry. Feel free to bring any inspirational imagery or photos you have taken.

QueensbridgeMon, Aug 12, 20192:00PM - 3:30PM

Aug
5
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Job Readiness Drop-In Hours

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

Do you need help with your resume or cover letter? Not sure how to search for a job? Come to our Job Readiness Drop-In Hours for assistance on these topics and more!


Aug
7
5:45PM

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7:30PM

Introduction to Excel

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

Participants will learn the basic concepts of Microsoft Excel, including basic Excel navigation, data entry, formatting, creating tables, and filtering information.


Aug
8
5:45PM

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7:30PM

Drawing and Graphic Design with Illustrator

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

Learn the basic of how to draw and design in this hands-on Adobe Illustrator workshop. We'll understand how artists use lines, color, shape, texture, and typography to make beautiful drawings.


Aug
10
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Website Development with Illustrator

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

Learn how to layout a website and prepare it for online use in Adobe Illustrator.


Aug
12
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Creating Impactful Resumes

Location: Queensbridge
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. This workshop provides insight into what resume reviewers look for, types of resumes, what to include and exclude, and tips for making your resume stronger.


Aug
12
5:45PM

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7:30PM

Web Development Summer Boot Camp: Web Portfolio

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.

Join us this summer for a boot camp covering the fundamentals of web design. Topics include HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. The boot camp will span the course of 12 weeks in total. Students will learn the basics of web design and create their own personal portfolio that can be shown online.

QueensbridgeMon, Aug 19, 20195:45PM - 7:30PM
QueensbridgeMon, Aug 26, 20195:45PM - 7:30PM

Aug
14
5:45PM

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7:30PM

Intermediate Excel: Formulas & Functions

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

Learn the useful formulas and functions to use with your data to make your life easier. Basic knowledge of Excel is recommended.


Aug
19
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Job Readiness Drop-In Hours

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

Do you need help with your resume or cover letter? Not sure how to search for a job? Come to our Job Readiness Drop-In Hours for assistance on these topics and more!


Aug
21
5:45PM

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7:30PM

Intermediate Excel: Pivot Tables

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

Learn how to make and work with Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts. Basic knowledge of Excel is recommended.


Aug
22
5:45PM

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7:30PM

Creating a Logo with Illustrator

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

Learn fundamental Illustrator tools of modifying shapes and tracing images to create your own custom logo. Your logo can be 3D printed afterward. Beginners are welcome.


Aug
26
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Creating Impactful Resumes

Location: Queensbridge
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. This workshop provides insight into what resume reviewers look for, types of resumes, what to include and exclude, and tips for making your resume stronger.


Aug
28
5:45PM

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7:30PM

Intermediate Excel: Advanced Functions and Macros

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

Take your Excel skills to the next level. Learn advanced formulas and how to automate your work with macros. Previous Excel experience is required.