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A Message from Ethan Hawke

“Just last night, my 16-year-old son asked me, ‘Do people really still use libraries?’ I was happy to be able to tell him yes. It's a fact: More people than ever are visiting their neighborhood branches and using the myriad free resources the Library provides,” writes Ethan Hawke in a new ...

Get Free Tickets to Shakespeare in the Park!

Shakespeare in the Park is one of New York City's most beloved summer traditions—and now you can get your tickets at Queens Library!

Free ticket vouchers for Tony winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s (Jitney, The Piano Lesson) sumptuous new production of Shakespeare’s "Othello," performed ...

Support Queens Library with Your 2018 Annual Fund Gift

The last day of school is just a few weeks away—and we’re already hard at work preparing programs, signing kids up for summer reading, and ensuring that we can meet the needs of the 52,000 children and young adults who are expected to visit Queens Library this summer.

The thousands of programs we offer are made ...

Tweet to Your Council Member in Support of Libraries!

Stand with your library on Twitter!

Our city officials are now deciding the amount of funding that New York City’s libraries will receive in the upcoming fiscal year.

Click the links below to find the Twitter handles of your city leaders and the New York City Council Member that represents your community library ...

Drag Queen Story Hour At The Library!

We hope you will join us at several community libraries for Drag Queen Story Hour, a unique storytime for children ages 3-8 that raises awareness of gender diversity, promotes self-acceptance, and builds empathy through an enjoyable literary experience.

Created by Michelle Tea and RADAR Productions in San Francisco, DQSH now ...

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 ...

Mental Health Awareness Month at Queens Library

Mental health challenges impact people across all demographics of society. This May, for Mental Health Awareness Month, we’re bringing you programming to both help you take care of your own mental health and teach you how to help someone else in crisis.

From programs on stress and self-care to information about the ...

May
29
4:00PM

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5:30PM

After-school Activities

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

After-school activities for elementary and middle school children . Activities include problem solving, homework help, puzzles, painting, games , movies, karaoke, and more.

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

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Jun
4
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Hands-On STEM Energy Workshops!

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

Join Queens Public Library, the Department of Citywide Administrative Services, and Solar One for hands-on STEM activities! Solar One is a nonprofit sustainability education organization based in NYC. Throughout the workshops, Solar One educators will work with children and teens to explore energy efficiency, solar power, and more!

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

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Jun
8
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Girls' Book Club

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

A book club where girls meet to discuss a book or books that they have read and to express their opinions, likes, and dislikes.

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

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Jun
16
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Father's Day Craft Celebration

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Children of all ages are invited to come and celebrate Father's Day with us by creating some amazing and fun crafts.


Jul
11
10:30AM

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12:15PM

Mommy or Daddy and Me Movie Time

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Please join us for our weekly family movie sessions for ages birth to four years old. Family, friends, and caregivers are all welcome.

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

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