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The 31st Annual Langston Hughes Celebration

One of Queens Library’s signature African American History Month events will take place this Saturday, February 13, at Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center, at 100-01 Northern Boulevard in Corona.

We proudly present our 31st annual celebration honoring the life and work of the great poet ...

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 ...

This Weekend at Queens Library

This weekend, join us at Queens Library for events celebrating Valentine's Day and African American History Month (including the 31st Annual Langston Hughes Celebration), as well as arts-and-crafts programs, adult coloring, family science, yoga for kids, great concerts, movies, magic shows, and much more! We hope to see you ...

Discovery Day Engineering Fair!

Please join us on Wednesday, February 17 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Children's Library Discovery Center in the Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica, for a chance for kids to learn about science, technology, and engineering — and have fun at the same ...

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
17
10:15AM

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10:45AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 8 openings

Children ages 9-23 months and their parents or caregivers are invited to listen to stories, sing nursery rhymes, and do fingerplays. Space is limited. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
17
11:15AM

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11:45AM

Toddler Time

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 9 openings

Children ages 2-3½ and their parents or caregivers are invited to listen to stories, dance, and learn fingerplays. Space is limited. Preregistration is required.

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

Book Discussion for Boys

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 4 openings

Join Mrs. Tina to discuss "Swindle" by Gordon Korman. Each boy must read the book before the meeting. Preregistration is required. Participation will count toward the Read Down Your Fees program.