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2015 Summer Reading Program

Join the action this summer and have a blast at the Summer Reading Program at Queens Library. This summer celebrate real-life and fictional heroes, cool books, popular fantasy and graphic novels to the latest in your favorite series.

Summer Reading 2015 begins Thursday, June 4.

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Thank You For Investing In Libraries!

The Mayor and the New York City Council have announced their FY 2016 Budget Agreement. We are very pleased and grateful to share that NYC libraries will receive $43 million citywide in additional funding for FY 2016!

This additional funding will increase access to library programs and services, and allow us to ...

Borrow eBooks and Audiobooks!

Borrow eBooks and Audiobooks for free!  Queens Library offers a variety of methods to access digital books and articles in any language for all age groups. eBooks can be used on a variety of devices such as PCs, laptops, and supported PDAs.

Axis 360 delivers digital Audiobooks and eBooks for library users in ...

Our New Music For July!

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 collection.

This month features music from Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell, Florence + the Machine, Passion Pit, Murs, Tech N9ne, Todd Rundgren, Muse, Ciara and ...

Maker Camp 2015 at Queens Library

Maker Camp is a free summer program for kids ages 8 to 12, and Makers of all ages! Join young inventors and artists from around the world too. We make awesome projects, go on epic virtual “field trips,” and meet the world’s coolest makers.

Visit the web page to register or more information. 

Rockaways Summer of Health

Rockaways Summer of Health is a series of programs and events designed to educate and get the Rockaways fit and healthy. Participate in a variety of classes and workshops for a healthy lifestyle such as stress reduction, nutrition and exercise classes.

Get Fit! Get Healthy!

Visit the web page for more ...

Alicia Olatuja, Soul and R&B Concert

Alicia Olatuja sings with a strong, lustrous tone, and mixes elements of classical, jazz, gospel, and pop into her fluid vocalism.  She has played alongside giants like Chaka Khan, Christian McBride, and Bebe Winans.

Free tickets are available on Eventbrite

Submit Your eBook to Library Journal's eBook Awards Contest

The Library Journal will honor the best self-published ebooks in the following genres: Romance, Mystery, Science Fiction, Fantasy.  There will be a winner in each genre and each winner will receive $1,000.00 USD from Library Journal.  

Visit our Self Publish page for more information.

Queens Library Magazine

Welcome to our brand-new publication!

Queens Library Magazine combines great library-themed feature stories and information about all our programs and special events, and it's available now at your neighborhood library or ...

Free Summer Meals

Queens Library is partnering with the NYC Department of Education to provide FREE meals for kids and teens all summer long.

Summer meals are open to all children, 18 and younger, from now until September 4 at twenty-one Queens Library locations.

Enrollment is not required. Meals will be provided ...

Jul
6
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

The Summer Meals Program provides children nutritious meals when school is not in session. Queens Library will offer summer meals from June 29th to September 4th from 1 - 2 PM at select community libraries.

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

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Jul
6
3:00PM

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4:45PM

Monday Movie Time for Kids

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Children watch a popular hero-themed movie! All ages are welcome; children under age 5 must be accompanied by an adult.

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

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Jul
7
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Book Buddies

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Children in grades K-5 practice reading aloud with a volunteer reading buddy.

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

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Jul
8
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Library Playdate

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Children ages four and under, accompanied by a parent or caregiver, meet other kids, play with library toys and puzzles, and listen to a story.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
8
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading Club

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-12 celebrate all kinds of heroes with stories, crafts, games, competitions and more! Materials and space are limited; first come, first served.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
10
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Fun Friday

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Kids ages 5-12 can drop by the library to play games, do puzzles and enjoy other fun activities.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
14
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Magic Show with Magical Productions

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

This fun-filled, high energy, laugh-out-loud comedy show will include thrilling illusions and loads of audience participation to end our Summer Reading Club program.