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A Message from Ethan Hawke

“Just last night, my 16-year-old son asked me, ‘Do people really still use libraries?’ I was happy to be able to tell him yes. It's a fact: More people than ever are visiting their neighborhood branches and using the myriad free resources the Library provides,” writes Ethan Hawke in a new ...

Get Free Tickets to Shakespeare in the Park!

Shakespeare in the Park is one of New York City's most beloved summer traditions—and now you can get your tickets at Queens Library!

Free ticket vouchers for Tony winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s (Jitney, The Piano Lesson) sumptuous new production of Shakespeare’s "Othello," performed ...

Storytime with Your Council Member!

Help support your community library during this important advocacy season—and bring your kids to a wonderful storytime, too!

Queens Library President and CEO Dennis M. Walcott will be joined by members of the New York City Council at special storytimes in June to demonstrate ...

Support Queens Library with Your 2018 Annual Fund Gift

The last day of school is just a few weeks away—and we’re already hard at work preparing programs, signing kids up for summer reading, and ensuring that we can meet the needs of the 52,000 children and young adults who are expected to visit Queens Library this summer.

The thousands of programs we offer are made ...

Tweet to Your Council Member in Support of Libraries!

Stand with your library on Twitter!

Our city officials are now deciding the amount of funding that New York City’s libraries will receive in the upcoming fiscal year.

Click the links below to find the Twitter handles of your city leaders and the New York City Council Member that represents your community library ...

Drag Queen Story Hour At The Library!

We hope you will join us at several community libraries for Drag Queen Story Hour, a unique storytime for children ages 3-8 that raises awareness of gender diversity, promotes self-acceptance, and builds empathy through an enjoyable literary experience.

Created by Michelle Tea and RADAR Productions in San Francisco, DQSH now ...

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 ...

Mental Health Awareness Month at Queens Library

Mental health challenges impact people across all demographics of society. This May, for Mental Health Awareness Month, we’re bringing you programming to both help you take care of your own mental health and teach you how to help someone else in crisis.

From programs on stress and self-care to information about the ...

May
26
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Queensbridge Sewing Club

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Not required

Learn to use a sewing machine and make your own sewing projects with an expert teacher. Space is extremely limited. Register in person or by calling 917-378-5559. This program is made possible by a grant from the NYC Department of Information Technology & Telecommunications.


May
31
5:00PM

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7:00PM

3D Printing for Beginners

Location: Queensbridge
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.

With 3D printing, you can quickly make models, jewelry, prototypes, and more. Learn to use a 3D printer in this hands-on workshop. Participants must attend both workshops.


Jun
2
1:00PM

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4:30PM

3D Printing Project

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

You know the basics of 3D printing. Now learn more advanced skills in this hands-on workshop!


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Jun
4
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Digital Photography at Queensbridge

Location: Queensbridge
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 4, 2018
Availability: 14 openings

Learn the fundamentals of taking great pictures and then use your skills to take photographs of the area surrounding Queensbridge Tech Lab. Please bring your camera or camera phone if you have one. This workshop takes place over two days.

QueensbridgeMon, Jun 11, 20183:30PM - 5:30PM

Jun
4
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Digital Design Portfolio

Location: Queensbridge
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 4, 2018
Availability: 16 openings

Learn the basics of graphic design with Adobe programs and set up an online portfolio to display your work in this four-week series.

QueensbridgeMon, Jun 11, 20186:00PM - 8:00PM
QueensbridgeMon, Jun 18, 20186:00PM - 8:00PM
QueensbridgeMon, Jun 25, 20186:00PM - 8:00PM

Jun
9
12:00PM

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4:00PM

Professional Head Shot Photo Shoot

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 29 openings

Have a photographer take your photo for LinkedIn, social media profiles, your website, or wherever you need a professional picture. After you register, a library staff member will call you to confirm your appointment time.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
9
12:00PM

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4:00PM

Vision Board Party: Empower, Plan, Create

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 18 openings

Olivia Keel is a young woman who believes in the power of dreaming! She is certified in Life Coaching and Mentoring, which allows her to support clients into their destinies. Join Olivia for a Vision Board Workshop, where you will create a board full of images and words that you choose to help you visualize your future and make your dreams into a reality. Refreshments from Mum's Kitchen will be served.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
16
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Establishing Your NYC Brand with Lloyd Cambridge

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 21 openings

To survive and thrive in a crowded market like that of New York City, businesses of all sizes need to stand out and add value to their target customers. Learn how other NYC companies are building strong brands that attract customers and how you can do the same.


Jun
18
12:00PM

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4:00PM

QuickBooks

Location: Queensbridge
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 18, 2018
Availability: 17 openings

Learn QuickBooks in this four-workshop series.

June 18: Setting Up Your Books in QuickBooks
June 21: Transactions in QuickBooks
June 25: Advanced Bookkeeping with QuickBooks (Part 1)
June 28: Advanced Bookkeeping with QuickBooks (Part 2)

QueensbridgeThu, Jun 21, 201812:00PM - 4:00PM
QueensbridgeThu, Jun 21, 201812:00PM - 4:00PM
QueensbridgeThu, Jun 21, 201812:00PM - 4:00PM
QueensbridgeThu, Jun 21, 201812:00PM - 4:00PM
QueensbridgeMon, Jun 25, 201812:00PM - 4:00PM
QueensbridgeMon, Jun 25, 201812:00PM - 4:00PM
QueensbridgeMon, Jun 25, 201812:00PM - 4:00PM
QueensbridgeMon, Jun 25, 201812:00PM - 4:00PM
QueensbridgeThu, Jun 28, 201812:00PM - 4:00PM
QueensbridgeThu, Jun 28, 201812:00PM - 4:00PM
QueensbridgeThu, Jun 28, 201812:00PM - 4:00PM
QueensbridgeThu, Jun 28, 201812:00PM - 4:00PM