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It's #BookTuesday!

Every Tuesday, Queens Library will introduce you to a great new book!

Our pick for #BookTuesday, June 30 is Killing Monica by Candace Bushnell.

From the author of Sex and the City, Lipstick Jungle and The Carrie Diaries comes an addictive story ...

2015 Summer Reading Program

Join the action this summer and have a blast at the Summer Reading Program at Queens Library. This summer celebrate real-life and fictional heroes, cool books, popular fantasy and graphic novels to the latest in your favorite series.

Summer Reading 2015 begins Thursday, June 4.

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Thank You For Investing In Libraries!

The Mayor and the New York City Council have announced their FY 2016 Budget Agreement. We are very pleased and grateful to share that NYC libraries will receive $43 million citywide in additional funding for FY 2016!

This additional funding will increase access to library programs and services, and allow us to ...

Borrow eBooks and Audiobooks!

Borrow eBooks and Audiobooks for free!  Queens Library offers a variety of methods to access digital books and articles in any language for all age groups. eBooks can be used on a variety of devices such as PCs, laptops, and supported PDAs.

Axis 360 delivers digital Audiobooks and eBooks for library users in ...

Maker Camp 2015 at Queens Library

Maker Camp is a free summer program for kids ages 8 to 12, and Makers of all ages! Join young inventors and artists from around the world too. We make awesome projects, go on epic virtual “field trips,” and meet the world’s coolest makers.

Visit the web page to register or more information. 

Rockaways Summer of Health

Rockaways Summer of Health is a series of programs and events designed to educate and get the Rockaways fit and healthy. Participate in a variety of classes and workshops for a healthy lifestyle such as stress reduction, nutrition and exercise classes.

Get Fit! Get Healthy!

Visit the web page for more ...

Alicia Olatuja, Soul and R&B Concert

Alicia Olatuja sings with a strong, lustrous tone, and mixes elements of classical, jazz, gospel, and pop into her fluid vocalism.  She has played alongside giants like Chaka Khan, Christian McBride, and Bebe Winans.

Free tickets are available on Eventbrite

Submit Your eBook to Library Journal's eBook Awards Contest

The Library Journal will honor the best self-published ebooks in the following genres: Romance, Mystery, Science Fiction, Fantasy.  There will be a winner in each genre and each winner will receive $1,000.00 USD from Library Journal.  

Visit our Self Publish page for more information.

Queens Library Magazine

Welcome to our brand-new publication!

Queens Library Magazine combines great library-themed feature stories and information about all our programs and special events, and it's available now at your neighborhood library or ...

Free Summer Meals

Queens Library is partnering with the NYC Department of Education to provide FREE meals for kids and teens all summer long.

Summer meals are open to all children, 18 and younger, from now until September 4 at twenty-one Queens Library locations.

Enrollment is not required. Meals will be provided ...

Jul
9
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Chess Club

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Registration is now closed

Our Thursday evening Chess Club, for children and teens in grades 1-12, is led by two volunteer experts. 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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Jul
10
2:30PM

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4:00PM

Knit for "Click for Babies"

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Teens and tweens will be paired with a senior knitter from our Knit and Crochet Club who will show them how to craft baby caps for Click for Babies, an organization founded to bring awareness about the dangers of shaking babies by encouraging people to knit purple baby caps and donate them to local hospitals. Space is limited. All materials will be provided. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
10
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Design Your Own Handkerchief

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

There are a million uses for handkerchiefs, and helping ladies with "the vapors" is only one. Design your own handkerchief at this teens and tweens Summer Reading program with a touch of craft!


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Jul
17
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Speed Book Dating

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

Teens get introducted to books of different genres and decide quickly whether to check them out! Preregistration is required. Participation in this program counts towards the Read Down Your Fines program.


Jul
24
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Film Sceening

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

"McFarland USA" (2015), rated PG, is an inspiring Disney sports drama based on actual events.


Jul
31
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Teen and Tween Book Discussion Group

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

"Stand Tall" by Joan Bauer is the selection to the Teen Summer Reading Club for age 12 and up.


Aug
7
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Indoor Games

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

For some friendly team competition, teens and tweens will play board games and build a marble roller coaster as wild and speedy as possible. Materials will be provided. Space is limited. First come first served.


Aug
21
3:00PM

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5:00PM

YA Summer Reading Party

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

It's the end of the YA Summer Reading and we're celebrating.