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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 ...

Celebrate the Holidays at Queens Library!

Enjoy the holidays at Queens Library, with our special programs and events for kids, adults, teens, and the whole family, including holiday concerts, arts and crafts, holiday movie screenings, and much more!

Plus, you can view our collections of recommended holiday books and movies, available to borrow from your community ...

Double Your Donation: Give Today!

Nearly 1 million neighbors took advantage of more than 52,000 programs at Queens Library this year alone! Your support means that we can continue to meet our community’s needs in 2018.

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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 ...

Donate A Coat at Queens Library!

This holiday season, Queens Library is participating in the New York Cares Coat Drive!

Queens residents can visit 46 community library locations to donate new and gently used winter coats that will be distributed to men, women, and children in need.

Last year, more than 100,000 coats were collected across ...

Dec
18
12:30PM

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1:45PM

Movie Matinee: A Holiday Special

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Please join us for a holiday movie screening "Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn" (NR) for everyone to enjoy.


Dec
18
2:15PM

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3:15PM

Kew Gardens Hills Adult Book Club

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Please join us for our monthly book club discussion.


Dec
18
6:15PM

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7:15PM

Zumba: Latin Dance Fitness

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 18 openings

Instructor Meiling Schumm uses Latin dance moves to create a workout that helps you lose fat, build muscle, and feel more energized. Dress in exercise clothes, bring a bottle of water, and come early to complete an exercise release form. Preregistration is required.

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

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Dec
19
11:00AM

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12:15PM

Create a Facebook Account

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Join the Facebook community by opening a Free account. Learn to connect with family and friends to communicate and share photos. Register at the Reference Desk. Space is limited.


Dec
19
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Art Therapy: Torn Paper Collage

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Please join us for this art therapy project recommended by Mayo Clinic. We will be using variety of colored paper to arrange pieces which helps reduce stress.


Dec
20
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Adult Fiction Book Club Planning Meeting

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Please join us for our monthly fiction book club.


Dec
26
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Fun and Games for Adults

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Please join us for some fun and games that may include B.I.N.G.O, Scrabble and other board games!


Jan
2
11:00AM

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12:15PM

Basic Computer Class

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Please join our 3 session computer classes. Learn how to use a computer (mouse, keyboard). Learn how to navigate the Internet and how to create and use an email account. Please register at the reference desk. Space is limited.

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

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Jan
3
11:30AM

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12:30PM

Kew Gardens Hills C.A.T.S

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

C.A.T.S stands for Creativity Artistic Teaching Session. Please join us for weekly session DIY- Arts and Crafts learning on how to create paper flowers, beading sessions and more DIY projects to take home.

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

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Jan
5
4:15PM

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5:00PM

English Conversation Group

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Every Friday starting January 5, join us to improve your English conversation skills and meet other English learners.

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

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Jan
8
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Movie Matinee for Adults

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Please join us for weekly movie session followed by discussion.

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

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Jan
10
12:00PM

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1:15PM

Introduction to Microsoft Word

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Learn the basic functions and commands of Microsoft Word. You will learn how to create and edit word documents, and more, in this 3-session course. Basic computer skills are required. Please register at the reference desk.

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

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Jan
14
2:30PM

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3:45PM

Broadway Show Tunes

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Pianist William Gati and vocalist Willa Bassen will perform classic Broadway show tunes.


Jan
23
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Ask the Pharmacist

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Pharmacist Chung-Shien Lee & St. Johns Pharmacy Students will help you understand more about the medications you're taking and why, drug interactions, and give tips on how to remember to take them.


Feb
5
1:00PM

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2:15PM

Getting Personal: Writing About Your Family History with Author Bob Brody

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Learn how to capture your personal family history in writing (what happened, how you felt, why it mattered) with Bob Brody, personal essayist, public relations executive, and author of the memoir "Playing Catch with Strangers: A Family Guy (Reluctantly) Comes of Age."
Books will be available for sale and signing.


Feb
12
4:15PM

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5:15PM

Broken Heart Week: Intrigued By the First Line

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Please check our Broken heart week book display: Intrigued by the first line. We will only showcase romantic quotes for our unique blind date with a book display. Please come and check us out.

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

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Feb
16
2:15PM

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2:45PM

Lunar New Year: Origami Session

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Please join us for an origami session!


Mar
4
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Early Detection Education for Breast Cancer

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Ms. Ann Stephens, Outreach Coordinator from the North Well/ LIJ Women's Center, will make a presentation and demonstrate how to do self examinations of the breast. She encourages participation in the demonstrations and there will be a Q&A session as she provides informational handouts.


Mar
5
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Health Chats with RN Kathy Moran

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

RN Kathy Moran leads these discussions:
March 5: Symptoms and Care of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, a common disorder that affects the large intestine. March 12: Arthritis and Joint Pain

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

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Mar
6
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Claim Your Lost Money

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

New York State has custody of over $14 billion in unclaimed funds. Every day the Comptroller's Office returns approximately $1 million to owners; are you one of them? Representatives from the Office of the New York State Comptroller, Intergovernmental and Community Affairs Division, will provide information about the New York State Unclaimed Funds program and assist attendees in searching for and processing any unclaimed funds due to them.


Mar
20
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Learn CPR from FDNY-EMS

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Learn compression-only CPR. Basic instruction on how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED), compressions-only mannequins and "watch-while-practice" DVD instructions.


Mar
27
1:30PM

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2:30PM

FDNY Fire Safety in the Home for Seniors

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Adults of all ages will gain important skills from lifesaving demonstrations on fire safety.


Apr
2
6:15PM

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7:15PM

Zumba Gold Workshop

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Zumba Gold uses dance moves mixed with exercise for an effective low-impact workout. Wear loose clothing and sneakers. Preregistration by phone is required for all sessions.

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

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May
21
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Gentle Yoga

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Leslie Taylor leads this gentle, beginning-level yoga class for older adults. First come first served, space is limited.

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

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Oct
3
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Working with Watercolors

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Professional teaching artist Richard Estrin leads this nine session sequential Introduction to Watercolor workshop. Learn about color theory and the basics of watercolor painting. Pre-registration is required. Call Kew Garden Hills Library to register 718-261-6654

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

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