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Battle of the Bands 2017

The Battle of the Bands is back and better than ever, and we're looking for performers.

This year's winners will compete for a total of $850 in gift cards and a chance to perform at an upcoming concert at Forest Park!

For the third year running, New York bands will have the opportunity to bring ...

Malcolm Gladwell: We Can’t Let NYC Libraries Lag Behind

Thank you to author and critic Malcolm Gladwell for his new letter on behalf of our City's libraries!

"Since I moved to New York City 20 years ago to become a staff writer at The New Yorker, I've relied on public libraries," Gladwell writes.

"They are open and welcoming to all, from writers like ...

Celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month!

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, and we're pleased to honor some prominent figures of Asian and Pacific Island descent that have made great contributions and added to the rich cultural tapestry of the United States.

We will feature notable people from a variety of professions and careers on our ...

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 ...

Queens Library is for Everyone!

The Everyone Campaign is exactly that: for everyone. Queens Library is a safe space for all, no matter where you come from, who you love, or what you believe.

In today’s political and social climate, many people in the communities we serve feel vulnerable and afraid.

As the hub of every community across the ...

Video Visitation at Queens Library

Video visitation is a free program offered at libraries across the city that connects a live video feed between participating library locations and NYC Department of Corrections facilities, allowing incarcerated New Yorkers to talk, read, and share stories together with their loved ...

May
24
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Picture Book Hour

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Preschoolers accompanied by parents/caregivers learn the joy of reading, interlacing with songs, finger plays and dancing, ending with age appropriate arts and crafts.

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

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May
24
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Crafternoon

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Children explore different crafts, using materials around us.

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

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Jun
5
3:30PM

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4:30PM

A Reptile "Edventure" with Erik Callender

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

This fun-filled educational experience gives children age 6 and up a unique opportunity to see and learn about reptiles, amphibians and even some large insects from around the world.

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

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Jun
23
3:30PM

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4:30PM

The Mr Chris Musical Experience

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Join Mr. Chris in an educational musical experience with hip hop music, movement, storytelling and interactive games. For ages 6-12.