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The Queens Borough President, Queens Chamber of Commerce and LaGuardia Community College’s Small Business Development Center are co-sponsoring a small business financing exposition on March 26 that will educate and connect Queens businesses to financing opportunities in the midst of the current economy.

The event will provide small business owners with the opportunity to meet with representatives from financial institutions who will offer information on financial products and services.

In addition, workshops will take place about how to make critical business decisions in challenging economic times and how a small business can qualify for financing.

The event will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Bulova Corporate Center at 75-20 Astoria Boulevard in Jackson Heights.

For more information, please contact 718-482-5303 or send an e-mail to [email protected].

Basic Computer Lessons

On Friday, March 20 at 11 a.m., Auburndale Library will present Basic Computer Lessons for adult beginners, a one-on-one half-hour tutoring session. Limit two sessions per day, by appointment only. Sign up for 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m. or noon classes. The library is located at 25-55 Francis Lewis Boulevard. For more information, call 718-352-2027.

On Monday, March 23 at 10:30 a.m., Lefferts Library will present Computer Class. This class offers basic computer knowledge, Microsoft Office, Internet navigation and email application. The library is located at 103-34 Lefferts Boulevard. For more information, call 718-843-5950.

On Monday, March 23 at 10:30 a.m., Fresh Meadows Library will present Computer Class: Intro to email. Learn how to create and manage your own email account, send, and receive messages. Participants must possess basic mouse and keyboard skills. Registration is required. The library is located at 193-20 Horace Harding Expressway. For more information, call 718-454-7272.

On Monday, March 23 at 11 a.m., Flushing Library will present Intro to Basic Computer Skills. Learn the basics of how to use a computer. Preregistration is required at second floor Reference Desk. The library is located at 41-17 Main Street. For more information, call 718-661-1200.

On Monday, March 23 at 6 p.m., Rosedale Library will present Computer Class. Basic computer instruction for adults. The library is located at 144-20 243rd Street. For more information, call 718-528-8490.

On Tuesday, March 24 at 10 a.m., Glen Oaks Library will present Computer Basics, a two-session workshop for adults having little or no computer skills, to learn the basics of computers. Pre-registration is required. Participants must attend both sessions. The library is located at 256-04 Union Turnpike. For more information, call 718-831-8636.

On Tuesday, March 24 at 10:30 a.m., Forest Hills Library will present Intermediate Computer Class, which includes working on popular software programs such as Microsoft Word and Internet Explorer. The library is located at 108-19 71st Avenue. For more information, call 718-268-7934.

Career Potential

On Saturday, March 21 at 10:30 a.m., Central Library will present Discover Your Career Potential. Take the Career Exploration Inventory, a self-scored, easy-to-use survey guide to choosing a career based on your interests and experiences. The library is located at 89-11 Merrick Boulevard. For more information, call 718-990-0700.

On Wednesday, March 25 at 1 p.m., Central Library will present Discover Your Career Potential. Take the Career Exploration Inventory, a self-scored, easy-to-use survey guide to choosing a career based on your interests and experiences. The library is located at 89-11 Merrick Boulevard. For more information, call 718-990-0700.

Introduction to Internet

On Tuesday, March 24 at 10:30 a.m., Queens Village Library will present Introduction to the Internet for Adults. Adults will learn the basics of searching and browsing the web and typing a web site address. Registration is required and you must have a library card. The library is located at 94-11 217th Street. For more information, call 718-776-6800.

Introduction to Email

On Wednesday, March 25 at 10:30 a.m., Bellerose Library will present Introduction to Email. Create your own email account, manage your account, send and receive messages, send and read document attachments within your emails. Registration is required and you must have a library card. The library is located at 250-06 Hillside Avenue. For more information, call 718-831-8644.

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