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Join Us at National Night Out!

Queens Library takes great honor in participating in the annual National Night Out Against Crime, which happens this year on Tuesday, August 2.

You can join your local library and your local police precinct for delicious food, wonderful activities, and an opportunity to connect with the police ...

Sharpen your pencils and your poetry skills

Submissions to our Summer Poetry Contest close on July 31, so we hope you're writing up a storm!

But if you need a jumping-off point, look no further: we've got just the thing.

Check out our blog for poetry writing tips to get your creative juices ...

Read and Sing Along with The Wheels On The Bus!

It’s a song, it’s a book, and it’s the inspiration for a summer craft!

On Thursday, August 4, at 2:00 p.m., we invite children ages 3-6 and their caregivers to Whitestone Community Library to read and sing along with the book "The Wheels on the ...

See Shakespeare Performed at Queens Library!

The play’s the thing at Queens Library! We're partnering with the award-winning TITAN Theatre Company to bring dramatic staged readings of all Shakespeare’s plays to libraries across Queens.

Our next Shakespeare in Queens performance will be A Midsummer Night's Dream on Monday, August 1 at ...

Celebrate Eid at Queens Library!

In honor of Eid al-Fitr, Queens Library will be hosting a special event on Saturday, July 30 for the public to celebrate and learn more about the holiday.

Members of the Bangladesh Institute of Performing Arts will greet and entertain our audience with cheerful songs, dances, homemade sweets, and henna painting.

We hope ...

Success Stories from the New Americans Program!

Since July celebrates the birth of our nation, we decided that it’s the best time to showcase our New Americans Program!

NAP helps with immigration issues and provides financial and legal advice, ESOL classes, and cultural events to help those that have recently chosen to live in the United States.

We hope you will ...

Enjoy Our Great Summer Programs!

The weather is heating up, and so is our programming.

Now, there's one place where you can get all the information you need about all the great free activities at Queens Library!

No matter what your interests are, you’ll find something to love at the library. This summer, kids and teens can enjoy free ...

Free Movies, Music, E-Books, and More!

Enjoy digital media at home, at work, or on-the-go!

Queens Library is a one-stop shop for tech lovers. Our digital media collection includes thousands of free eBooks, audiobooks, eMagazines, music, movies, and videos.

You can download all of these items to a personal computer, smartphone, pocket PC, PDA, portable media ...

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 ...

Jul
26
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Computer Classes

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Learn computer basics at your own pace, including how to search and browse the Internet, create and use an email account, and use Microsoft Office 2010 programs.

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

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Jul
26
2:00PM

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3:45PM

Film Screening: Hail, Caesar!

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

A Hollywood fixer in the 1950s works to keep the studio's stars in line.


Jul
28
2:00PM

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3:30PM

English Conversation Club

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Improve your English vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation at our conversation club for adults who speak English as a second language at an intermediate or advanced level.

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

Additional Dates


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Aug
6
3:00PM

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4:30PM

The Presidency and Race

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Dr. William Seraile, Professor Emeritus, Lehman College (CUNY), and Louise Dente of Cultural Caravan TV will discuss the U.S. Presidency and race.


Aug
10
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Louise's Book Discussion Group

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

We meet monthly, except February, to discuss a pre-selected book.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
11
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Joys of Beekeeping: Lecture and Honey-Tasting Demonstration

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Ruth Harrigan of the Douglaston Garden Club will lecture on the joys of beekeeping and the importance of apians in the global environment. She will also conduct a honey-tasting demonstration.


Aug
15
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Open Mic

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Gather round, ye poets, writers, musicians, comedians, orators, and everyone else, and share your talent with five minutes of your own material!


Aug
22
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Meditate to be Serene

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Join Renate Lanotte, MS, LCSW, and psychotherapist to find out how to use meditation to help improve your overall well being and tap into the into the source of all joy and peace that exists with us all. Participate in a short meditation sitting.


Aug
30
2:00PM

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3:45PM

Film Screening: "My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2"

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

A Portokalos family secret brings the beloved characters back together for an even bigger and Greeker wedding.


Sep
19
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Open Mic

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Gather round, ye poets, writers, musicians, comedians, orators, and everyone else, and share your talent with five minutes of your own material!

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

Additional Dates