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Young Adult Literacy Program: Pre-Register Now!

Are you interested in getting your High School Equivalency, but not sure where to start?

The Young Adult Literacy Program (YALP) is here to help!

This program is open to students ages 16–24, and offers four days of classes per week, as well as one day of service learning and job shadowing to help build your ...

It's a Great Day for Older Adults!

Queens Library's Older Adult Services Program is proud to present our third annual Older Adults Day, which will feature FREE health screenings, live entertainment, and information on healthcare, benefits, and other important topics specifically for adults age 50 and older.

In addition to special seminars and activities, ...

Free Job Readiness Training

Queens Library's Job & Business Academy and the Consortium for Worker Education have partnered to provide a free Job Readiness and Computer Training program for the unemployed or underemployed.

This 9-week training program is a comprehensive series of workshops that offers entry to ...

Free English Classes!

Are you a new American who wants to learn English or improve your English language skills?

You can learn English at Queens Library for FREE!

Join a supportive community of students and teaching professionals at our community libraries. Classes are available for Beginners and at Intermediate and Advanced ...

Back-to-School Events!

It’s that time of year again!

You and your kids can get ready for the new school year and ease the transition back to school by checking out one of Queens Library’s fun programs!

Make crafts, watch a movie, or learn about all the resources available at your library. For more information about each event, you ...

Hispanic Heritage Celebrations!

Hispanic Heritage Month 2017 begins September 15, and we’ll be celebrating with programs and events all month long!

Now through November 2, Queens Library will put the spotlight on the richness of Hispanic heritage and culture. Join us for concerts, dance performances, crafts, cooking classes, movies, and much ...

Queens Library Magazine

The new issue of Queens Library Magazine is out now!

Queens 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 ...

Free Home Internet Access for Eligible NYC Students!

Do you know a New York City public school student with no home Internet access?

Their family may be eligible to borrow a hotspot from Queens Library and get FREE Internet service at home!

The ConnectED Library Hotspot Loan Program is a free program designed to help NYC ...

The 12th Annual StartUP Business Plan Competition!

Got a great idea for a business?

You can get the tools you need to launch your own business and enter a contest to win $10,000 in seed funding!

Thanks to the generous support of Resorts World Casino New York City, the Queens Economic Development Corporation is holding its ...

Job Skills Training

Need job training? Looking to get certified?

Thanks to Queens Library’s Job & Business Academy, Bank of America, and NYC Council Member Donovan Richards, you can receive industry-specific job training and certifications in high-growth industries. Take OSHA-certified construction trade classes, receive ...

Sep
25
5:00PM

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SHSAT Tutoring

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.

Free tutoring for teens taking the 2017 SHSAT.

Central LibraryMon, Oct 2, 20175:00PM - 6:30PM
Central LibraryTue, Oct 10, 20175:00PM - 6:30PM
Central LibraryMon, Oct 16, 20175:00PM - 6:30PM

Sep
25
7:00PM

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8:00PM

Community Acting for All!

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 September 25, 2017

Learn theater arts through the process of collaborative theater making. This intergenerational program is open to anyone 14 years old or older. Registration is required. Please register online, in person, or by calling 718-990-0728 before October 15.

Central LibraryMon, Oct 2, 20177:00PM - 8:00PM
Central LibraryMon, Oct 16, 20177:00PM - 8:00PM
Central LibraryMon, Oct 23, 20177:00PM - 8:00PM
Central LibraryMon, Oct 30, 20177:00PM - 8:00PM
Central LibraryMon, Nov 6, 20177:00PM - 8:00PM
Central LibraryMon, Nov 13, 20177:00PM - 8:00PM
Central LibraryMon, Nov 20, 20177:00PM - 8:00PM
Central LibraryMon, Nov 27, 20177:00PM - 8:00PM
Central LibraryMon, Dec 4, 20177:00PM - 8:00PM
Central LibraryMon, Dec 11, 20177:00PM - 8:00PM
Central LibraryMon, Dec 18, 20177:00PM - 8:00PM

Sep
26
3:00PM

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Teen Homework Help/ Tutoring

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Homework Help/ Teen Tutoring is open to all teens ages 12 to 19 years old. All tutoring is done on a first come, first served basis.

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

Additional Dates


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Oct
1
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Spanish for the Workplace

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.

This eight-week course is intended to provide you with some basic conversational skills to help you navigate specific workplace scenarios. At the end of the eight weeks, you should be conversant on a variety of topics related to the workplace.

Central LibrarySun, Oct 8, 20171:00PM - 2:30PM
Central LibrarySun, Oct 15, 20171:00PM - 2:30PM
Central LibrarySun, Oct 22, 20171:00PM - 2:30PM
Central LibrarySun, Oct 29, 20171:00PM - 2:30PM
Central LibrarySun, Nov 5, 20171:00PM - 2:30PM
Central LibrarySun, Nov 12, 20171:00PM - 2:30PM

Oct
2
5:30PM

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7:00PM

Shakespeare in Queens: "Romeo and Juliet"

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Titan Theatre Company presents a staged reading of Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet". The children of two long feuding families fall in love, entwining lips and fates in the most famous love story of all time.


Oct
4
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Writers Retreat

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Need help with a paper you’re writing? Interested in having a dedicated writing space? Join us for the Writers Retreat! We will have time to edit papers, help with drafts, work on homework, and give you the space you need to create.

No registration required but space is limited.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
5
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Celebrating The Veggie Glow in You

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

In this exciting conversation with poetry, storytelling, and song, Lacresha Berry with participants will be invited to examine the ways in which healthy and ethical choices create a lifelong glow in all of us. It will be an interactive discussion asking participants to be open, to have fun, and celebrate the ways in which vegetarianism has changed their lives forever.


Oct
8
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Open Mic for Poets

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Raquel Penzo, native of Dominican descent is an author, editor, and event curator from Brooklyn, NY. She runs La Pluma y La Tinta, a literary organization for writers of color. She self-published "My Ego Likes the Compliments...And Other Musings on Writing" in 2012.


Oct
12
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Teen Graphic Novel and Anime Club

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Like manga? Enjoy graphic novels? Love anime? Then join us for our Anime and Graphic Novel Club! We'll watch new and old favorites, read amazing titles, and discuss what we liked and what we didn't.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
29
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Sunday Movie: "A Cure for Wellness"

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company's CEO from an idyllic but mysterious "wellness center" at a remote location in the Swiss Alps. He soon suspects that the spa's miraculous treatments are not what they seem. When he begins to unravel its terrifying secrets, his sanity is tested, as he finds himself diagnosed with the same curious illness that keeps all the guests here longing for the cure.


Nov
1
4:00PM

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5:30PM

NaNoWriMo

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.

Have you ever wanted to write a novel, a comic, or both? Do you find yourself thinking about different characters and the worlds they belong to? Not sure where to start? Join us for our National Novel Writing Month Workshop! Each week, we will cover a different topic in creating your novel, from world building to character development.

Registration is required. For teens and tweens.

*Image courtesy of National Novel Writing Month.

Central LibraryWed, Nov 8, 20174:00PM - 5:30PM
Central LibraryWed, Nov 15, 20174:00PM - 5:30PM
Central LibraryWed, Nov 22, 20174:00PM - 5:30PM
Central LibraryWed, Nov 29, 20174:00PM - 5:30PM

Nov
26
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Sunday Movie: "Alien Covenant"

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

The crew of the colony ship Covenant discover what they think is an uncharted paradise, but it is actually a dark, dangerous world, whose sole inhabitant is the synthetic David, survivor of the doomed Prometheus expedition.