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QUEENS LIBRARY EXPANDS LENDING FREE GOOGLE TABLETS

Queens Library will begin lending Google Tablets from the community library at 108-19 71st Avenue in Forest Hills on October 22, 2014 and from the Flushing Library at 41-17 Main Street at Kissena Boulevard on October 29, 2014. Additional libraries will begin lending them in the coming weeks. Loans are free with a Queens Library card. ...

If you liked Gone Girl...

Then check out these other titles recommended by Librarian and Coordinator of Adult Programs, Karen Vermut!

 

Before We Met, by Lucie Whitehouse

When her husband disappears during a business trip to the U.S., Hannah, who believes she has married the perfect man, begins to have doubts when his ...

Celebrate Friends of the Library Week

National Friends of Libraries Week is October 19 – 25. It is a national recognition celebrating the people who volunteer their time to advocate for and raise funds for their local libraries. Queens Library has 29 Chapters of the Friends of the Library, with more than 1,600 Friends. Friends create so much value in their communities, ...

Hot New Music for October

Looking for new music? Look no further than your local Queens Library! Every month, our expert staff will bring you the best of what's new in our collection. This month features Iggy Azalea, Boy George, JoDee Messina, and more!


Check them out here.

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Find books, videos, events, download e-books and music, request library materials, all for free from your mobile device.

Free Financial Coaching

Are money problems causing you stress? A financial coach can help you build the skills you need to manage money and gain stability!

One-on-one appointments will cover:

• Reviewing and understanding your credit report
• Addressing debt-related legal problems
• Dealing with debt ...

Oct
23
4:00PM

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6:30PM

Movie Thursdays

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Enjoy great classic children's movies every Thursday this October, when we will be screening the following features: 10/2 - "The Jungle Book"; 10/9 - "Wall.E"; 10/16 - "The Goonies"; 10/23 - "ParaNorman"; 10/30 - "Hotel Transylvania." All films are rated G or PG.

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

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Oct
27
4:00PM

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5:00PM

KidCode

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Advanced computer-programming architect Hal Eagar will instruct children ages 7-9 in the basics of programming and teach them how to animate a self-created entity using Scratch, a computer-coding language from MIT. No computer or typing skills are necessary for this course. “Kids already have skills from playing video games,” says Eagar. “Using Scratch is almost like building with Legos.” Preregistration is required in person on September 23 or 24 at 4:00 p.m.

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

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Nov
7
4:30PM

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5:15PM

Spelling Bee

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 3, 4 and 5 compete to see who can correctly spell the most words.


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Nov
12
11:30AM

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12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Sunnyside
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.

There are stories, rhymes and songs for children ages 19 months to 3 years. Preregistration is required.

SunnysideWed, Nov 19, 201411:30AM - 12:00PM
SunnysideWed, Nov 26, 201411:30AM - 12:00PM
SunnysideWed, Dec 3, 201411:30AM - 12:00PM
SunnysideWed, Dec 10, 201411:30AM - 12:00PM
SunnysideWed, Dec 17, 201411:30AM - 12:00PM

Nov
14
11:30AM

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12:00PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

We offer stories, songs and rhymes for ages 6-18 months.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
18
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Rainforest Butterflies with Steve Fratello

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Steve Fratello provides a glimpse into the tremendous beauty and variety of the butterfly world, and the natural world in general, using displays of tropical rainforest butterflies collected during expeditions to Peru, Costa Rica and Guyana. Please contact your Local Queens Library to inquire about more STEAM week activities or check online at www.queeenslibrary.org Space is limited. Preregistration is required.


Nov
26
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Thanksgiving Crafts

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

This Thanksgiving crafts program is for ages 5-12.


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What does a Friends Group do?

Friends of Library - Chapter. Contact Community Library Manager at or Office of Government and Community Affairs (GCA) at (718) 990-0817 if you are interested in joining.