It's #BookTuesday!

Queens Library receives new books every Tuesday — and every Tuesday, we'll introduce you to our latest featured book!

Our pick for #BookTuesday, May 5 is 99 Problems: Superstars Have Bad Days, Too, written and illustrated by Ali Graham.

Inspired by but not based ...

8 Days of NonStop Hip Hop

Celebrate hip hop history and culture with 8 Days of NonStop Hip Hop.  Programs will include music, history, photography, MCs, DJs, and family days filled with fun for the entire family.

Visit the web page for more information.

Musical Highlights from Side Show, Broadway Musical

Side Show is a Broadway musical based on the lives of Daisy and Violet Hilton, conjoined twins who became famous stage performers in the 1930s.  Composer Henry Krieger (Dreamgirls), Book & Lyric Author Bill Russell, and David St. Louis (principle actor/singer) will be performing musical highlights and discussing the evolution of ...

Free Digital Music!

Get free digital music on your own computer and/or device!

Freegal Music is a downloadable music and streaming service that gives patrons access to over 7 million songs in more than 100 genres in MP3 format, and 12,000 music videos, including Sony Music's catalog of artists. The collection is comprised of music from over ...

Mail A Book for the Homebound

If you can't come to the library, the library will come to you. Books, videos, and music delivered right to your doorstep, free. Choose what you like to read in large print, audio books, in the language you prefer. Find out more. Phone 718-776-6800.

May Music Staff Picks

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 collection.

This month features music from Reba McEntire, Darius Rucker, Belle and Sebastian, Big Sean, Björk, Maná, David Phelps, Matana Roberts, Ludacris and ...

New Books in Chinese

Looking for books to read in Chinese? Check out these new arrivals!





請問侯文詠 / Qing wen Hou Wenyong: yi chang yu nei zai dui hua de lü cheng, by Hou Wenyong, 侯文詠


四十九日・祭 / Si shi jiu ri ji, by Yan Geling, 严歌苓

New Books in Spanish

Buscando libros para leer en español? Échale un vistazo a estos nuevos libros en español:




Diario emprendedor by Joshua A. Aguilar


El mejor medicamento, eres tú by Frédéric Saldmann





Introduction to Chair Yoga with Irene Failenbogen

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

There's no need to bring a mat to this yoga class. Irene Failenbogen will teach you the techniques and exercises that participants can practice while seated in chairs. Space is limited. Preregistration is required. Please wear workout clothing and sneakers.




Popular and Beautiful Songs from Around the World

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Galina Gergel and Eduard Nisimov present some of the most popular and beautiful songs from around the world, sung in their original language, with memorable selections such as “Bésame Mucho,” “O Sole Mio,” “America the Beautiful,” “Ochi Chornye,” “Jerusalem of Gold,” “Tum Balalaika” and more.




Computers for Beginners

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Learn how to use computer, search the Queens Library catalog and the Internet, and create and use an email account at this beginners' class for adults. Preregistration is required; there is a maximum of 4 participants.




Mardi Gras Sounds

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Linda Ipanema takes you on a musical tour of New Orleans with foot-stomping, finger-snapping music featuring Dixieland tunes, blues ballads and great swing selections.




Book Discussion Group

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Escape the ordinary with a summer of book discussions! In June we will cover two non-fiction explorations of ethnic New York City: "The Italian Americans: a History" and "97 Orchard Street: an Edible History of Five Immigrant Families in One New York Tenement." July's selections are "The End of the Affiar" and "The Heart of the Matter," a couple of classics by the great 20th century British novelist of ideas, Graham Greene. The selection for August is "Bettyville," a modern memoir.

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

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