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Honor Martin Luther King Jr. at Queens Library

This January and February, we hope you will join us for special events that pay tribute to the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., including poetry readings, dramatic performances, fun learning opportunities for kids, and much more.

We also have suggestions below for great books and movies about Dr. King.

All ...

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 ...

Young Adult Literacy Program: Pre-Register Now!

Are you interested in getting your High School Equivalency, but not sure where to start?

The Young Adult Literacy Program (YALP) is here to help!

This program is open to students ages 16–24, and offers four days of classes per week, as well as one day of service learning and job shadowing to help build your ...

Watch Great Films with Kanopy!

Get out your Queens Library card and sign up for Kanopy, the Library's newest on-demand video streaming service, where you can watch more than 30,000 classic movies, indie films, foreign films, and acclaimed documentaries!

You can stream films from hundreds of popular producers such as The Criterion ...

Immigration Assistance at Queens Library

Queens Library offers several resources for new Americans and prospective citizens.

Join us for citizenship classes and workshops, free legal help and financial counseling from NYCitizenship, and more.

Learn about your rights and the realities of the immigration process, and receive assitance from experienced lawyers and ...

Jan
22
10:30AM

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11:30AM

PreSchool Storytime

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Stories, songs, and other fun activities for children ages 3-5 and a parent or caregiver. Space is limited; please pick up a ticket in the Children's Room before the program.

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

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Jan
23
4:00PM

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4:30PM

Tuesday Play With Me Time

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Encourage early learning! Join us for a story, songs, and rhymes, followed by free play with age-appropriate toys. For babies and children (5 years and younger) with parent/caregiver.

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

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Jan
24
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Toddler Story and Play Time

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Playtime followed by stories and songs for children ages 18 to 35 months and a parent or caregiver. No registration required but space is limited; pick up a free ticket in the Children's Room before each session.

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

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Jan
24
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Art Club

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5 to 12 will listen to books and then make works of art inspired by the stories, using a variety of artistic materials. Come ready to create and get messy!

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

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Jan
25
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Tech Time

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Have fun while improving your computer skills! Ages 9-12.

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

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Jan
26
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Broadway Babies

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Songs, stories, and fingerplays for babies up to 17 months old and a parent or caregiver. No registration required.

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

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Jan
26
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Broadway Library Annual Spelling Bee

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 3 to 6 are invited to compete in Broadway Library's Annual Spelling Bee. TWO winners (one in Grade 3 or 4 and one in Grade 5 or 6) will compete in a Queens Library Spelling Bee at the Central Library in April! Registration required--see a Children’s Librarian to sign up and get a word list. Spelling Bee Practice Sessions will be held on January 12 and 19 at 4 p.m.--participants must attend at least one practice session in order to compete on January 26.


Feb
2
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Fun Friday

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Games, puzzles & more! Play with old friends, make new friends.

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

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Feb
3
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Family Story & Craft Time

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Listen to some seasonal stories and then work together on a fun craft. Perfect for families with children ages 4 to 8.


Feb
6
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Maker Space

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Makers are tinkerers, artists, and inventors! Each week, we explore different creative possibilities using a variety of materials. Ages 6-12. No registration required.

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

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Feb
7
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Afterschool Story and Craft Time

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Listen to a favorite picture book and then enjoy a fun craft or activity inspired by the story. For children ages 5-12. No registration required.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
13
4:00PM

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5:00PM

A Piece of My Heart: Make a Valentine's Day Collage

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Give someone special a piece of your heart--and a special Valentine heart collage, created with a variety of materials. For ages 5-12, no registration required.


Feb
14
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Lunar New Year Celebration

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Celebrate the Year of the Dog with music, stories, crafts, and games. Learn about Chinese culture and have lots of fun! For children ages 5-12.