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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 Your Elected Officials With #YouInvested!

Mayor de Blasio, Speaker Mark-Viverito, Finance Chair Ferreras, Majority Leader Van Bramer, outgoing Libraries Subcommittee Chair Constantinides, incoming Libraries Subcommittee Chair King and the New York City Council have made an historic investment in our city’s libraries.

We're thanking them for their ...

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 ...

Lincoln Center Local is LIve at Queens Library!

Please join us during Saturdays in August, when Lincoln Center Local will bring free live concerts at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to select Queens Library locations.

These include performances by the Brazilian-American group Nation Beat, the New Orleans band Cha Wa, ...

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.

New Books in Spanish

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

 

 

 

Amarres perros: Una autobiografía, de Jorge G. Castañeda

 

Hacer el bien, de Matt Sumell

 

New Books in Chinese

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

想讀到最新的中文書嗎?請看以下新書介紹!

 

 

 

新參者 / Xin can zhe, by 東野圭吾 Keigo Higashino

 

死亡通知单 / Si wang tong zhi dan, by 周浩晖 Zhou Haohui

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 ...

Aug
4
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

The Summer Meals Program provides children nutritious meals when school is not in session. Queens Library will offer summer meals from June 29th to September 4th from 1 - 2 PM at select community libraries.

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

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Aug
4
4:00PM

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4:45PM

Spelling Bee: Grades 3 and 4

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Keep words fresh in your mind this summer with our Tuesday afternoon spelling bees!

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
4:45PM

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5:45PM

Spelling Bee: Grades 5 and 6

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Keep words fresh in your mind this summer with our Tuesday afternoon spelling bees!

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

Additional Dates


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Aug
5
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Craft Me T-Shirt Design

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 19 openings

Spend a fun afternoon at the library designing t-shirts at this program for children and teens.


Aug
8
10:30AM

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11:15AM

Summer Story Time

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18 months to 4 years, accompanied by a parent or other adult caregiver, will listen to picture books, sing and make simple crafts.


Aug
15
2:30PM

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4:00PM

Family Movie

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

"Big Hero 6" (2014), rated PG, is an action-packed comedy adventure that introduces Baymax, a lovable, personal companion robot who forms a special bond with robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada. Light refreshments will be served.


Aug
18
2:30PM

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3:30PM

The Mr. Chris Musical Experience

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Join Mr. Chris in an educational musical experience with hip hop music, movement, storytelling and interactive games!