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Queens Public Library Tech Lab at Queensbridge

Business and Technology Training by Queens Public Library’s Job & Business Academy

10-43 41st Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101

For more information or to register by phone for any of these programs, call 718-990-8625.

Design and 3D Print Jewelry

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

Mondays, July 15, 22, 29
2 – 3:30pm

Making Graphic Art with Photoshop Series

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. 

Wednesdays, July 17, 24, 31, August 7
3:30 – 5:30pm

Creating Impactful Resumes

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.   

Wednesday, July 17
5:45 – 7:30pm 

Getting Started with Web Development and Coding

This eight-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.

Saturdays, July 20 – September 21
11:00am – 1:00pm

Job Readiness Drop-In Workshop

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

Wednesday, July 24
5:45 – 7:30pm

Wednesday, July 31
5:45 – 7:30pm

Creative Coding With Open Processing

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

Saturdays, August 3, 10, 17
2 – 4pm

Make An Album Cover In Photoshop

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.   

Mondays, August 5, 12
2 – 3:30pm

Job Readiness: Drop-In Hoursy

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

Monday, August 5
4 – 5:30pm

Introduction to Excel

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

Wednesday, August 7
5:45 – 7:30pm

Drawing and Graphic Design with Illustrator

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

Thursday, August 8