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It's #BookTuesday!

Every Tuesday, Queens Library will introduce you to a great book!

Our #BookTuesday pick for May 3 is Light by Bruce ...

Comment on Our FY2017 Budget

Queens Library is preparing its operating budget for Fiscal Year 2017, and there's still time for you to share your thoughts. Your comments online and by mail are welcome through May 6.

Please visit our budget feedback webpage to read our Budget Priorities for Fiscal Year 2017 and fill out our online ...

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 ...

Queens Library Celebrates Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month! Several upcoming Queens Library events will honor Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in our borough, our city, and beyond, including our ongoing program series “Living Memory: The Culture and Heritage of Chinese New Yorkers.” Visit our Events webpage throughout the month for ...

Spring 2016 Elder Law and Estate Planning Seminars

Protect Your Assets. Ensure Your Legacy. Come to our Elder Law and Estate Planning Seminars where you can learn strategies for your finances and estate planning.

By attending one of our seminars, you will be introduced to strategies that will help you better plan for your financial future, medical care, ...

From Dennis M. Walcott

In my first weeks as the newly-appointed President and CEO, I visited every community library to meet the staff and gain an overview of what each library adds to the community. Among the most impactful programs are the Job and Business Academy’s job skills training workshops.

Library users attend free classes at the library ...

New on Our Blog: An Interview with New Langston Hughes Executive Director Mikisha Morris!

We’re very pleased to welcome Dr. Mikisha Morris to Queens Library as the new Executive Director of the Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center. She succeeds Andrew P. Jackson (Sekou Molefi Baako), who will be retiring in July 2016 after more than 35 years of service to ...

Support the Gracie Book Club!

The Gracie Book Club is a new collaborative effort between the Gracie Mansion Conservancy and First Lady Chirlane McCray. The first Gracie Book Club selection is Bright Lines. Read Bright Lines along with the First Lady and your fellow New Yorkers, and be a part of a ...

Our New JBA Brochures

Every month, Queens Library’s Job & Business Academy (JBA) provides our customers with the technology training, small-business help, and job-search assistance they need to succeed—all for free.

Now, it’s easier than ever to find out which classes are being offered. Just check the listings in our new monthly ...

Hip Hop Thursdays: From Old School to New School!

Queens Library is continuing its mission to recognize, document, and celebrate the positive evolution of hip hop culture.

A fun part of our ongoing Hip Hop Programs and Culture series is Hip Hop Thursdays, where we feature celebrity interviews, performances, seminars, and much more!

Here is the schedule of our upcoming ...

May
10
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Kickoff to Kindergarten

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Parents and other caregivers can help young children learn the skills they need to be successful before they start kindergarten. In 8 sessions, staff shows parents/caregivers of children ages 3-4 how to use games, activities, and stories to help build important language and social skills. Children take the games and stories home. Space is limited. Preregistration is required. Starts Monday, April 4 in-person at Queens Library at Broadway.

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

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May
16
10:30AM

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11:15AM

Tot Hop

Location: Broadway
Registration: Registration is now closed

Children ages 3-4 and their parents or other adult caregivers enjoy stories, movement, and games sure to inspire giggles and wiggles.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
11
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Family "LiterARTcy" with Party Colors

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Children 0-5 will get ready to read in these fun-filled literacy craft workshops. Using fun crafts children and their family will create art using letters and numbers.


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Jul
15
3:00PM

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4:00PM

How the Race Was Won with Storyteller Robyn Bady

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Children age 6 and up listen to classic stories about famous races, including the story of Atalanta and the fable about the tortoise and the hare. They will learn about the animals of the Chinese Zodiac and many other creatures, then make up their own story about a race and decide which animal wins it.