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This Weekend at Queens Library

Join Queens Library for a weekend of free musical performances, including traditional African-American piedmont blues, folk music, jazz classics, Turkish melodies as well as a hands on art ...

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Lincoln Center Local! Live Performances

Enjoy world-class music and dance, free at your local Queens Library. See the full schedule

Aug
1
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Arts and Crafts

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

Children ages 8-12 will work on different crafts using various art techniques: papier-mache, clay, beading, painting and printing. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
1
5:00PM

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6:45PM

Read with Me, Read to Me

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Children who need help reading, are reluctant readers or just want to hear or read a story can practice reading, one on one, with a teen volunteer. Each child will get a minimum of 15 minutes of individual attention. First come, first served.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
2
12:30PM

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2:30PM

Read with Me, Read to Me

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Children who need help reading, are reluctant readers or just want to hear or read a story can practice reading, one on one, with a teen volunteer. Each child will get a minimum of 15 minutes of individual time. First come, first served.

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

Additional Dates


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Aug
6
11:30AM

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12:30PM

Fun Time

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Bring your preschooler to the library and play and read together, sharing your favorite books and games with other parents and children. This program is for children ages 1-5 and their parents.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
14
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Fun with Science

Location: Broadway
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 August 14, 2014
Availability: 5 openings

In this 2-session program, children ages 8-12 will learn the workings of microscopes, magnifiers and other tools for viewing objects closely. We will also make a robot from a tin can. Space is limited to 11 children and preregistration is required. Please preregister online or at the Children's Reference Desk.

BroadwayThu, Aug 21, 20142:30PM - 3:30PM

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What does a Friends Group do?

Friends of Library - Chapter. Contact Community Library Manager at or Office of Government and Community Affairs (GCA) at (718) 990-0817 if you are interested in joining.