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Apply For Google CS First Today!

Queens Library is offering a unique opportunity for kids to build their knowledge of computer science and coding!

Google CS First is a free program for children in grades 4-8 that increases access and exposure to computer science (CS) education through after-school, in-school, and summer ...

Share Your One Sentence Story For Libraries!

How has your community library affected your life? It’s a complex question, but all we need is a one sentence answer!

We’re asking our customers and supporters to share their one sentence about the library's impact on their lives.

You can visit the One Sentence Stories website at ...

Join Us and Tell NYC to Keep Investing in Libraries!

We hope you can join us at your community library in May and June!

Our President & CEO, Dennis Walcott, will partner with our elected officials for Story Time, a chance for you to read with your kids and share the joy of learning with them.

And as the Mayor and the City Council negotiate their final ...

Only One Band Can Be the Best!

Many bands will enter, but only one will be chosen as the winner at Queens Library's 2nd Annual Battle of the Bands!

This year, the competition is fiercer than ever, and bands will rock out at the 2,100-seat Colden Auditorium at Queens College's Kupferberg Center for the Arts on Thursday, July 14.

Queens has ...

Queens Library Celebrates Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month! Several upcoming Queens Library events will honor Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in our borough, our city, and beyond, including our ongoing program series “Living Memory: The Culture and Heritage of Chinese New Yorkers.” Visit our Events webpage throughout the month for ...

Gracie Book Club: Rebroadcast of the "Bright Lines" Discussion

Congratulations to First Lady Chirlane McCray for hosting the first meeting of the Gracie Book Club on May 17!

She and her guests participated in a live stream broadcast discussion of Tanwi Nandini Islam's novel Bright Lines, moderated by author James ...

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 ...

Jun
1
11:00AM

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11:30AM

Toddler 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 June 1, 2016
Availability: 13 openings

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

Middle VillageWed, Jun 8, 201611:00AM - 11:30AM
Middle VillageWed, Jun 15, 201611:00AM - 11:30AM
Middle VillageWed, Jun 22, 201611:00AM - 11:30AM
Middle VillageWed, Jun 29, 201611:00AM - 11:30AM

Jun
2
4:30PM

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6:30PM

Chess Club

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Want to learn how to play chess? Join our chess coach, who will teach you the
game and answer all your chess questions.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
11:00AM

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11:15AM

Mother Goose 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 June 3, 2016
Availability: 15 openings

Please join us for an infant lapsit storytime which includes bounces, fingerplays, songs, and rhymes selected to promote early literacy and bonding between baby and caregiver!
Ages 6-17 months.

Middle VillageFri, Jun 17, 201611:00AM - 11:15AM
Middle VillageFri, Jun 24, 201611:00AM - 11:15AM

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Jun
4
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Picture Book and Craft Time

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 8 openings

This program for children ages 3-5 accompanied by a caregiver, helps promote early literacy skills. Preregistration is required.


Jun
6
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Crafternoons

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 openings

Arts & Crafts for children ages 6-12. Preregistration is required for each session.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
11
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Picture Book and Craft Time

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 8 openings

This program for children ages 3-5 accompanied by a caregiver, helps promote early literacy skills. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates