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Now is a Great Time to Support the Queens Library!

Spring is an exciting time of growth and renewal—and a great time to give to the Queens Library Foundation!

The thousands of programs we offer are made possible by the generous support of donors like you.

Your gift today means we can continue to meet the needs of our diverse community.

With your gift, we ...

Public Budget Hearing April 19

Queens Library is preparing its operating budget for Fiscal Year 2019. The public is invited to find out what the Library’s funding priorities are and to provide input to the Library.

The Library’s public budget hearing will take place on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 6 p.m. at Queens Central Library, ...

One Book, One New York: Cast Your Vote!

Imagine all New Yorkers reading and talking about the same book at the same time!

The NYC Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment and New York Magazine have announced the return of One Book, One New York, the exciting city-wide initiative that brings book-loving New Yorkers together to read the same book at the same ...

Celebrate Earth Day at Queens Library!

April 22 is Earth Day, and we're marking the occasion with crafts, celebrations, movies, a time capsule, and more!

Join us for our special programs before and after Earth Day and help us raise awareness about protecting the planet we all call home (and have a lot of fun at the same ...

Celebrate National Poetry Month At The Library

April is National Poetry Month and we’ve got something planned for the poet in everyone.

We’ve gathered our list of recommendations from our collections, including books by poets and films about poets.

We also invite you to come to our poetry open mics and poetry slams, join in poetry writing events at your ...

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 ...

Apr
19
2:30PM

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5:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Elementary children and caretakers are welcome to stop by our Queens Village Library for homework help.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
19
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Children's Movie Night: "Coco"

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "Coco".


Apr
20
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Game Day

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children of all ages are welcome to join game day for some board game fun.

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

Additional Dates


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Apr
23
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Poetry Night

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5 to 12 are welcome to make, share, or simply read poetry.


Apr
24
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Children's Knitting

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 10 to 15 are welcome to learn how to knit. Needles and yarn will initially be supplied and children can bring their own if they prefer.


Apr
25
11:00AM

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11:30AM

Toddler Time

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-4 and their parent/caregiver are welcome to join in songs and stories.


Apr
25
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Craft

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-4 and their parent/caregiver are welcome to make a toddler craft.


Apr
25
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Anime Hour

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 9-15 are welcome to discuss their Anime and Manga interests.


Apr
26
1:30PM

--to--

2:15PM

Toddler & Preschool Playdate

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-5 and their caretakers can drop in for circle time, stories, and open play. Come join this great opportunity for socialization and early literacy development.


Apr
30
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Poetry Sandwiches

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5 to 12 are going to make a poetry sandwich craft.


May
1
2:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Homework Help

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Elementary children and caretakers are welcome to stop by our Queens Village Library for homework help.

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

Additional Dates


May
1
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Children's Knitting

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 10 to 15 are welcome to learn how to knit. Needles and yarn will initially be supplied and children can bring their own if they prefer.

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

Additional Dates


May
2
10:45AM

--to--

11:15AM

Toddler Time

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-4 and their parent/caregiver are welcome to join in on songs and stories.

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

Additional Dates


May
2
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Craft

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-4 and their parent/caregiver are welcome to make a toddler craft.

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

Additional Dates


May
2
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Children's Chess

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Practice your chess skills with other children.

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

Additional Dates


May
4
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Game Day

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children of all ages are welcome to join game day for some board game fun.

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

Additional Dates


May
7
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Lego Time

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5 to 12 are welcome to have fun working together with Legos.

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

Additional Dates


May
8
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Mother's Day Craft

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 4 to 12 are welcome to make a Mother's Day craft.


May
10
1:30PM

--to--

2:15PM

Toddler & Preschool Playdate

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-5 and their caretakers can drop in for circle time, stories, and open play. Come join this great opportunity for socialization and early literacy development.

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

Additional Dates


May
15
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

STEM: Sound Waves

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-12 are welcome to partake in activities that will focus on sound waves.


May
17
3:30PM

--to--

5:45PM

Children's Movie Night: "Mary Poppins"

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "Mary Poppins" (1964, G).


May
22
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Memorial Day Craft

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5 to 12 are welcome to make a floral craft.


May
30
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Children's Spelling Bee

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6 to 12 are welcome to partake in a spelling bee for fun competition.


Jun
13
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Father's Day Craft

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 4 to 12 are welcome to make a Father's Day Craft.


Jun
19
3:30PM

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4:30PM

STEM: Measurement

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-10 are welcome to learn how measuring works and practice with different tools.


Jun
21
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Children's Movie Night: "Finding Nemo"

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "Finding Nemo" (2003, G).


Jun
25
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Libraries Rock! with Nick The Balloonatic

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Award winning balloon artist Nick the Balloonatic has twisted balloons all over the world. The Balloonatic interacts with children ages 6-12 as he is sculpting balloons, laughing, joking, and making everyone feel special.
This program is free. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required.


Jun
27
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Summer Craft

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 4 to 12 are welcome to make summer crafts.