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This Weekend at Queens Library

What can you do at the Library this weekend? Well, you can help us celebrate Lunar New Year, share your memories of Flushing, bring your child's favorite friend to a Stuffed Animal Sleepover, find out how to register for Universal Pre-K, enjoy the Afro-Cuban jazz of Dayramir Gonzalez, get skills for emotional wellness, learn the 10 ...

Join Us for 50 Years of Integration

Queens Library, in partnership with Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, presents "50 Years of Integration" with the generous support of the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Starr Foundation.

This exciting series of panel discussions and workshops starts this Saturday and Sunday, ...

African-American History Month: The Power of Music

Whether it’s hip hop, jazz, rhythm and blues, or rock n' roll, music has played a central role in the lives of people of African descent in the Americas.

In honor of African-American History Month, Queens Library’s Culture Connection will host four special events at Central Library in Jamaica ...

Celebrate the Lunar New Year!

Xin Nian Kuai Le! Join us as we celebrate the Lunar New Year at Queens Library!

The Lunar New Year is a centuries-old tradition in China and several other Asian countries, and is a time to honor deities and ancestors, as well as make way for good fortune in the upcoming year.

At Queens Library, you can attend traditional ...

Queens Library's Broken Heart Week

We hope you will join us at Queens Library for our inaugural Broken Heart Week this February!

Broken Heart Week (February 12–18) is a time to celebrate loves won and lost. Sure, February 14 is Valentine’s Day, but at Queens Library, every facet of love and heartbreak will be explored in this week-long ...

Shape the Future of Queens Library!

At Queens Library, we are continually working to serve you better.

To do this, we are undertaking a strategic planning process across the borough that will guide the Library for the next five years.

You can be a part of this process. Take our survey and share your thoughts.

To ...

Free UPK at Ravenswood

Start the New Year right by planning for your child’s education!

Queens Library’s Universal Pre-K at Ravenswood will soon be available for children born in 2013.

Queens Library’s free UPK program offers outstanding pre-K education; free nutritious lunches and snacks; warm, friendly, highly qualified ...

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 ...

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.

There will be an interesting twist to the schedule in January and February, when TITAN will present eight of ...

Video Visitation at Queens Library

Video visitation is a free program offered at libraries across the city that connects a live video feed between participating library locations and NYC Department of Corrections facilities, allowing incarcerated New Yorkers to talk, read, and share stories together with their loved ...

Jan
25
10:15AM

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10:45AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 6 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.
(excluding Wednesday, February 15)

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

Additional Dates


Jan
25
11:15AM

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11:45AM

Family Storytime

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 6 openings

Children ages 2-5 accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver, will listen to stories, sing songs, dance, and perform fingerplays. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
9
3:45PM

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4:45PM

Boys Book Discussion

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

Join Mrs. Tina for a discussion of "All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook" by Leslie Connor. This program is for boys in grades 3-6. Each boy must read the book before the meeting. Preregistration is required. Participation will count toward the "Read Down Your Fines" program.


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Feb
10
4:30PM

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5:45PM

Girls Book Discussion and Activity

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 openings

This month's selection is "Number the Stars" by Lois Lowry. This program is for girls in grades 3-6. Participation will count toward the Read Down Your Fines program. Preregistration is required.