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This Weekend at Queens Library

It's the last weekend of the summer at Queens Library! We invite you to take an equivalency exam assessment test, attend a literacy workshop with your kids, learn about the college admission process (in Chinese), watch action-packed movies and enjoy some great musical performances, including classical music and Taiwanese campus folk ...

Advance Screening of Horror Movie "In the Dark”

Award-winning filmmaker and screenwriter David Spaltro, whose other credits include “The Cat’s Cradle” (2014), “Things I Don’t Understand” (2012) and “…Around” (2008), will present an advance screening of his new horror movie, “In the Dark,” on Wednesday, September 9 at ...

Peninsula Grand Re-Opening

It will be a fun and informative celebration for the community, local community organizations, Friends of the Library and library staff.

Come and join the grand re-opening celebration from Sept. 8 - 12.

Click here to download the brochure.

Register for Free UPK at Ravenswood

Registration for Fall 2015 is Now Open for Children Born in 2011 at Ravenswood UPK, located at 35-42 21st Street, Long Island City, 11106.

Queens Library Universal Pre-K offers an excellent curriculum based on HighScope and includes many other benefits: nutritious meals and snacks for the kids, engaging activities for ...

Nominate Your Librarian Today!

Librarians touch the lives of the people they serve every day. Has a librarian made a difference in your life? Have they inspired you, helped you achieve a personal or professional goal, been an invaluable community asset?

Now is the chance to tell your story—and pay tribute to everything they do!

The #I Love My ...

Register for the STACKS Afterschool Program

Developed by Queens Library, STACKS is a free after-school program for children ages 6-14.

STACKS was created to enhance your child’s learning experiences through structured and unstructured age-appropriate activities in a safe and welcoming environment that helps school-aged children build their ...

An Alternate Path to the High School Diploma with the National External Diploma Program

  • Earn a traditional high school diploma from Long Beach High School
  • Flexible and confidential
  • Complete program in 6 to 12 months
  • Aligned with the college and career readiness standards
  • Work through online activities and with an advisor to complete your program
  • Work at home, ...

Lincoln Center Programs at Queens Library

Discover the magic of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in your neighborhood! Queens Library has partnered with Lincoln Center to bring FREE events to a library near you.

Lincoln Center Local offers live hour-long programs combining performance with a question-and-answer session in a dynamic, first-hand encounter with ...

Sep
16
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Making Jewelry from Fabric

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Phyllis Ger demonstrates how to use fabric in making designer jewelry for any occasion


Sep
21
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Find the Hidden Artist in You

Location: Broadway
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 8 openings

Artist Doug LeBlang shares tips and techniques in this painting workshop for adults of all ages. No art experience is necessary. Preregistration is required. Space is limited and materials are available for up to 15 people.


Sep
29
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Drawing to See: A Creative Aging Program

Location: Broadway
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 2 openings

Over the course of eight weeks participants will learn a variety of drawing techniques that will sharpen their capacity to see in ways artists see. The ninth session will be a culminating event consisting of a gallery showing of participants' work. This is a Lifetime Arts Creative Aging program for adults age 50 and up. Preregistration is required.

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

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Oct
3
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Vocalist Abby Powell

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Enjoy the singing of Abby Powell, who has performed on the operatic and world recital stages and been praised by "The New York Times" as a vocalist of "solid and youthful" tone.


Oct
5
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Elder Law, Estate Planning, Trusts and Asset Protection (Fall 2015)

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Noted elder-law and estate-planning attorneys will present strategies and consult with you on aspects of elder law, powers of attorney, estate and disability planning, and long-term care. You will learn how to gain income and avoid estate taxes while providing for heirs and charitable interests. You will also gain insights into preserving wealth and increasing lifetime income.


Oct
13
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Tenant Rights in Rent Controlled, Rent Stabilized and Unregulated Apartments

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Central Astoria LDC, which provides housing advice and assistance to the public, presents a workshop on tenant and landlord responsibilities; basic rights of tenants; rent, rent increases and rent surcharges; and complaint forms and procedures.


Oct
14
11:00AM

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2:00PM

Free Citizenship Classes

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Learn everything you need to know about American history, government and culture to pass the citizenship exam. Register in person at the library on Wednesday, October 14 at 11:00 AM or call 718-278-4303 to preregister in advance. Students should have a copy of their green card when they come to register.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
3
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Family-Type Homes for Medically or Mentally Disabled Adults

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Representatives of the New York City Human Resources Administration will provide information on small, state-licensed facilities that offer home-like care to adults who are medically or mentally disabled.