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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 ...

Our New Music For July!

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 Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell, Florence + the Machine, Passion Pit, Murs, Tech N9ne, Todd Rundgren, Muse, Ciara and ...

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
8
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Toddler Time

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Toddler Time is storytime with music, nursery rhymes and fingerplays for children ages 18-36 months, accompanied by a caregiver. Space is limited and preregistration is required.

Middle VillageWed, Jul 15, 201510:30AM - 11:00AM
Middle VillageWed, Jul 22, 201510:30AM - 11:00AM
Middle VillageWed, Jul 29, 201510:30AM - 11:00AM

Jul
8
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading Club

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

Summer Reading Club activities include weekly drawings for museum tickets, arts and crafts, and more. When you sign up at the library, you will get a book list and reading log you can use to keep track of the books you've read. You can also sign up online at summerreading.org. Space for weekly programs is limited; preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
9
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Chess Club is for young people ages 5-15. A chess coach will be present at each meeting to teach the game and answer questions. Materials will be provided.

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

Additional Dates


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Jul
17
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Picture Book Time

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Online or by phone
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. If you wish to register, check availability for program date July 17, 2015
Availability: 1 openings

Children ages 3-5, accompanied by an adult caregiver, enjoy stories, songs, nursery rhymes and fingerplays. Preregistration is required. Space is limited.

Middle VillageFri, Jul 24, 201510:30AM - 11:00AM
Middle VillageFri, Jul 31, 201510:30AM - 11:00AM

Aug
5
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Time

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Toddler Time is storytime with music, nursery rhymes and fingerplays for children ages 18-36 months, accompanied by a caregiver. Space is limited and preregistration is required.

Middle VillageWed, Aug 12, 201510:30AM - 11:00AM
Middle VillageWed, Aug 26, 201510:30AM - 11:00AM

Aug
7
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Picture Book Time

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Children ages 3-5, accompanied by an adult caregiver, enjoy stories, songs, nursery rhymes and fingerplays. Preregistration is required. Space is limited.

Middle VillageFri, Aug 21, 201510:30AM - 11:00AM
Middle VillageFri, Aug 28, 201510:30AM - 11:00AM