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This Weekend at Queens Library

Happy Memorial Day Weekend! We hope you’ll join us at the library for the Guyanese Cultural Festival, Saturday science, Lincoln Center Local screenings, a Chinese author talk, afternoon chess, movies, music, and more! We hope to see you here, and have a happy ...

Get Free Tickets to Shakespeare in the Park!

Shakespeare in the Park is one of New York City's most beloved summer traditions—and now you can get your tickets at Queens Library!

Free tickets to Shakespeare’s "Julius Caesar," performed by the famed Public Theater, will be available at Elmhurst Community Library (86-07 Broadway) on ...

31-Hour Open House at Corona!

Experience everything Queens Library has to offer!

We're staying up all night at Corona Community Library for our 31-Hour Open House, which will include a Poetry of Inclusion open mic with Queens Poet Laureate Maria Lisella.

Be sure to also join us for immigration workshops and legal assistance; ...

Celebrate Guyanese Independence Day!

Reserve your free tickets for our all-day Guyanese Cultural Festival on Saturday, May 27 at Central Library!

This event will feature performances by local musicians and dancers, including the Angels Carribean Band with singer Geeta Bisram, and the Payalia Dance Company with international dancer ...

Our New Music For May!

Looking for new music? Look no further than your local Queens Library!

Every month, our expert staff will bring you the best of what's new in our physical and digital collections.

This month features music from The xx, Wyclef Jean, Fat Joe & Remy Ma, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Trey Songz, Aimee Mann, ...

Learn to Code & Transform Your Career!

Coalition for Queens (C4Q) is a local nonprofit that aims to create a tech community that is reflective of our society, with individuals from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences.

Access Code is a 10-month software development program offered by the Coalition for Queens that trains talented ...

Celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month!

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, and we're pleased to honor some prominent figures of Asian and Pacific Island descent that have made great contributions and added to the rich cultural tapestry of the United States.

We will feature notable people from a variety of professions and careers on our ...

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 ...

Malcolm Gladwell: We Can’t Let NYC Libraries Lag Behind

Thank you to author and critic Malcolm Gladwell for his new letter on behalf of our City's libraries!

"Since I moved to New York City 20 years ago to become a staff writer at The New Yorker, I've relied on public libraries," Gladwell writes.

"They are open and welcoming to all, from writers like ...

Queens Library is for Everyone!

The Everyone Campaign is exactly that: for everyone. Queens Library is a safe space for all, no matter where you come from, who you love, or what you believe.

In today’s political and social climate, many people in the communities we serve feel vulnerable and afraid.

As the hub of every community across the ...

May
31
1:00PM

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4:00PM

Health Insurance Information and Enrollment

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Need health insurance? Come learn about no-cost Medicaid, options for low-cost insurance under the Affordable Care Act, and get your questions answered. Get information or enroll on site one-on-one with one of Callen Lorde Community Health Center’s culturally competent insurance navigators.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Jun
1
9:30AM

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11:00AM

MICROSOFT WORD FOR BEGINNERS IN SPANISH

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

Learn how to create and save Word documents; format and edit text; copy, cut and paste Items; and use Word’s main functions and commands. Basic computer skills are required. Space is limited and registration is on a first come, first-served basis.
Please call at 718-721 2462 to register.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Jun
3
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Write Now! with NY Writers Coalition

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Want to get past your writers block or just put pen to paper and see what happens? Join us for free creative writing workshops that will bring out those powerful stories we have yet to share on the page. Poetry, prose, theater, rhymes, and everything in between — all created in a single room! This workshop is open to writers (Age 18+) of all genres, backgrounds, and experience levels. Writing prompts and other materials will be provided. Just bring yourself!

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Jun
6
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Computer Classes for Beginners in Spanish

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

Learn how to use a computer. Practice with the mouse, keyboard and searching the Internet. You will learn how to type, copy, edit, format, print and save a file. Space is limited and registration is on a first come, first-served basis. To register, please call at 718-721 2462.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Jun
6
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Basic Computer Class for Adults

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

Topics include:
*Introduction to the computer (using mouse & keyboard)
*Introduction to Microsoft Word
*Navigating the Internet
*Introduction to E-mail

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Jun
8
5:30PM

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6:30PM

An Ounce of Prevention

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Looking for the path toward a healthier you? The journey begins with some simple tweaks to your lifestyle. The right screening tests, diet, exercise, and stress-relief all play a big role. Learn how to achieve optimum health by effectively managing, cholesterol, diabetes, hypertension and other medical conditions. Hear from Dr. Phylicia Baird, MD, how simple health screenings and positive lifestyle choices are a powerful prescription for better health.


Jun
15
9:30AM

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11:00AM

Microsoft Word for Beginners

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

Learn how to create and save Word documents; format and edit text; copy, cut and paste items; and use Word's main functions and commands. Basic computer skills are required.

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

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Jun
15
6:00PM

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7:30PM

BOOK CLUB IN SPANISH FOR ADULTS

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

WE MEET EVERY THIRD THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH AT 6:00 PM. The title of the book for June is “Los Amantes bajo el Danubio” by Federico Andahazi. Copies of the book are available at the reference desk. They can be checked out as soon as possible prior to each meeting.
Please call at 718-721 2462 to register.


Jul
25
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Nonfiction Book Club

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Join our discussion of the memoir "Lab Girl" by Hope Jahren (2016). Open to adults & teens


Aug
14
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Managing Back Pain

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Do you suffer from back pain? Come learn some common causes and possible treatments. Dr. Subhadra Nori, the Regional Director for Rehabilitation Medicine for NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst and Queens, will lead the discussion. All are welcome.


Aug
22
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Nonfiction Book Club

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Join our discussion of "The Rise of Rocket Girls: The Untold Story of the Remarkable Women Who Powered Space Exploration". Open to adults & teens