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Queens Library Presents...Susan Choi and Cecily Wong

Join Susan Choi and Cecily Wong, two successful and acclaimed authors, for a fascinating discussion about their unique experiences, their journey to become successful writers and the challenges that they continue to face as Asian-American writers.

This event will be held at one of Long Island ...

Hip Hop Comedy with Ray DeJon and Friends

Join us on Thursday, February 11, for an evening of comedy with Hip Hop comedian, Ray DeJon and friends at Central Library!

Get Your Free Ticket Here

Born in Brooklyn, Ray DeJon's career as one of New York's prominent hosts and speakers in the entertainment industry spans over 18 years. Ray ...

In the Mood For Love? Here Are Some Great Romantic Reads!

Valentine's Day is coming soon, and we asked our staff members to share their favorite tales of romance!

Do you have a love story to share with us? Email us today with your favorite romantic novels, poems, short stories and more—and we just might add them to this diverse ...

Upcoming Concerts to Mark on Your Calendar!

Our Culture Connection program has several upcoming concerts this February and March! Enjoy performances by singer and songwriter Charles Duke, jazz trumpet virtuoso Shareef Clayton, and more!

Click here for dates and free tickets. 

Our New Music For February!

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 physical and digital collections.

This month features music from David Bowie, Babyface, Hank Williams Jr., Tamar Braxton, Tony Bennett & Bill Charlap, G-Eazy, Young ...

Free Universal Pre-K at Ravenswood!

Registration is now open for Universal Pre-K at Ravenswood UPK in Long Island City!

FREE Queens Library Universal Pre-K offers:

  • outstanding pre-K education from 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • free nutritious lunches and snacks
  • warm, friendly, highly-qualified staff
  • the best learning ...

Get Free Help With Your Taxes!

Do you need help with your ‪tax return‬?

Queens Library, in cooperation with the New York State Tax Department, is offering free tax-preparation assistance at participating libraries from January to April!

If your income was under $62,000 in 2015, you qualify to e-file your taxes at no cost. Volunteers ...

Feb
9
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Mardi Gras Masks

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children will get into the Mardi Gras spirit by making masks.


Feb
10
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-3 play and learn with their parents at this Wednesday morning program.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
10
4:00PM

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4:45PM

DIY Valentine's Cards

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 will make valentines for the people most special to them!


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Feb
11
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-5 and their parents or other adult caregivers enjoy picture books together.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
11
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Super Readers

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Super Readers is our monthly book group for children ages 7-11. This month's selection is Judy Blume's "Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing." Please read the book and be ready to discuss it by the time of our meeting.


Feb
12
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Game Day

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Join us for board games, card games, and more!

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

Additional Dates


Feb
16
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Children's Movie

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

For African American History Month, children will enjoy "The Princess and the Frog" (2009, rated G), Disney's first animated film starring an African-American princess, an industrious and intelligent young woman who makes an important decision and finds love.


Feb
17
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Wii Will Dance!

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Get some healthy exercise with Wii for children ages 7-12!


Feb
18
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Tween Book Team

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Young people ages 11- 15 are invited to join our monthly book discussions. February's selection is Kwame Alexander's "The Crossover." Please read the book before the meeting and be ready to discuss it.


Feb
22
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Children's Software Series: PowerPoint

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 8-12 will expand their functional knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint.


Feb
29
4:00PM

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5:00PM

QR Code Scavenger Hunt

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We're holding a QR code scavenger hunt about African-American history. Come prepared with a smartphone and ready to learn!


Mar
1
2:30PM

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5:30PM

Homework Help

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Homework help is available for school-age children.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-3 and their parents or other adult caregivers enjoy interactive storytime and picture books together.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Girls Rock DIY Comics

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

March is Women's History Month. To celebrate, children will draw their own comics based on strong female figures from history and literature.


Mar
3
1:00PM

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1:45PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-5 and their parents or other adult caregivers enjoy picture books together.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
3
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Mommy and Me

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 1-2 and their parents or caregivers enjoy interactive playtime together.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
3
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Super Readers: "Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures"

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 7-11 are invited to join our book club. This month's selection is "Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures" by Kate DiCamillo. We will discuss the book and do a related activity. Please pick up a copy of the book and read it before the meeting.


Mar
4
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Game Day

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Join us for board games, card games, and more!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
9
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Springtime Craft

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children will make springtime-themed crafts.


Mar
10
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Tween Book Team: "365 Days of Wonder: Mr. Browne's Book of Precepts"

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

The Tween Book Team is for children between the ages of 11-15. This month's selection is "365 Days of Wonder: Mr. Browne's Book of Precepts" by R. J. Palacio. Please, pick-up and read the selection before the meeting. Children will be able to discuss the reading and do a related activity.


Mar
16
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Wii Will Dance

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children will have great time dancing and exercising with Wii Just Dance.


Mar
17
4:30PM

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5:30PM

St. Patrick's Day Craft

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children will make St. Patrick's Day-themed crafts.


Mar
22
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Children's Talent Show

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children age 12 and under are invited to showcase their talents and take part in a fun, friendly competition.


Mar
23
4:00PM

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5:00PM

STEM Easter Egg Decorating

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-12 will decorate eggs and learn some science about the eggs they're decorating.


Mar
29
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Children's Movie: "Big Hero 6"

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children will enjoy this screening of this animated action-adventure film (2014, rated PG).


Apr
5
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Poetry Picnic

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Elementary school-aged children will have fun creating poetry at this picnic-themed poetry hour in honor of Poetry Month.


Apr
6
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Lego Fractions

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-10 have fun practicing fractions with Legos.