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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 ...

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
29
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Basic Computer Class for Adults and Seniors

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Adults and seniors learn how to navigate the Internet.

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

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Jun
2
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Beginning or Advanced Crochet Instructions

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 35 openings

Bring in instructions for, or an idea of a crocheted fashion such as a hat, scarf or vest that you want to make, and Ioni will help you through your design. Participants must bring in the following supplies: a crochet hook sized G or H and two skeins of 4-ply yarn of any color. Participants are also encouraged to attend all sessions. Preregistration is required. Call the library or sign up online.

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

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Jun
4
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Laughter at the Library

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Special Services presents comedian Mark Brier, who shares his unique humor, including jokes, anecdotes, and impressions, in a fun-filled program.


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Jun
7
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Dance Fitness

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Instructor Althea Bazemore leads this fitness class that uses easy to follow dance moves geared at increasing cardiovascular fitness, body toning, and burning calories. Wear loose clothing and sneakers. Be sure to bring a bottle of water. Space is limited. Participation is first-come, first served.

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

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Jun
22
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Friends of Rosedale Library Presents: STAR

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

The Senior Theatre Acting Repertory will thrill audience with skits, singing, and dancing. Come join us on this fun-filled afternoon. Refreshments will be served. This program is made possible through a donation by Councilman Donovan Richards.