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This Weekend at Queens Library

Join Queens Library for a weekend of free musical performances, including traditional African-American piedmont blues, folk music, jazz classics, Turkish melodies as well as a hands on art ...

"THE SOLAR POWERED LIBRARY" -- ALL SUMMER IN GANTRY PARK

 Queens Library and the Friends of Hunters Point Library are pleased to announce a special series of library services coming to the Gantries all summer long. All activities are ...

Join the Summer Reading Fun!

Queens Library invites children from all over Queens to take part in "Fizz, Boom, READ!" -- our 2014 Summer Reading ...

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Lincoln Center Local! Live Performances

Enjoy world-class music and dance, free at your local Queens Library. See the full schedule

Aug
4
11:30AM

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12:00PM

Toddler Time and Craft

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

Children ages 2-5 listen to science-related stories and do a simple craft with a parent or other adult caregiver. Preregistration is required. Space is limited.

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

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Aug
6
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Fizz, Boom, Read!

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 18 openings

Listen to stories, explore new ideas in science and have fun at this program for children entering grades 1-5. 7/2: Birds and trees; 7/16: Sound; 7/23: Math;
7/30: Eyes; 8/6: Architecture; 8/13: Robotics; 8/20: Weather.

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

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Aug
7
11:15AM

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11:45AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 7 openings

Join Mrs. Tina for stories, nursery rhymes and fingerplays for children ages 9-23 months. Space is limited. Preregistration is required.

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

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Aug
8
5:30PM

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6:45PM

Chess Club

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Join our team of volunteers on Friday afternoons. Chess Club is open to children and teens of all levels, ages 8-18. Pre-registration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
21
5:30PM

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6:45PM

Book Discussion and Activity for Girls

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Mrs. Tina and volunteers will lead girls ages 7-10 in a discussion of Kate McMullan's "As Far as I Can See: Meg's Prairie Diary." After the discussion, the girls will create a small art project. Preregistration is required. Space is limited.


Aug
27
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Sing Me a Story, Read Me a Song with Emily Ellison

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Children age 6 and up dance, play musical instruments and sing songs in different languages with educator and artist Emily Ellison in this "Fizz, Boom, Read" Summer Reading program finale.


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What does a Friends Group do?

Friends of Library - Chapter. Contact Community Library Manager at or Office of Government and Community Affairs (GCA) at (718) 990-0817 if you are interested in joining.