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This Weekend at Queens Library

What can you do at the library this weekend? Well, you can still celebrate Eid al-Fitr, color with other adults, share your migration stories with Queens Memory, take a practice ACT, go to a jewelry workshop, improve your digital literacy, learn how to play Korean drums, meet a comedy illusionist, watch fun movies, hear wonderful music, ...

Check Out Harry Potter and the Cursed Child This Sunday!

It’s the moment all Potterheads have been waiting for!

The eighth installment in the Harry Potter book series, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” will be released on July 31. You can pick up available copies this Sunday at Queens Library!

Three of our community ...

Join Us at National Night Out!

Queens Library takes great honor in participating in the annual National Night Out Against Crime, which happens this year on Tuesday, August 2.

You can join your local library and your local police precinct for delicious food, wonderful activities, and an opportunity to connect with the police ...

Sharpen your pencils and your poetry skills

Submissions to our Summer Poetry Contest close on July 31, so we hope you're writing up a storm!

But if you need a jumping-off point, look no further: we've got just the thing.

Check out our blog for poetry writing tips to get your creative juices ...

Support New York Empire Tennis and Queens Library!

If you love tennis, libraries, or both, join us and celebrate the return of Mylan World TeamTennis to Forest Hills Stadium At The West Side Tennis Club this summer!

New York’s own Mylan WTT team, the New York Empire, will also give their fans another reason to celebrate.

Thanks to a new ...

Read and Sing Along with The Wheels On The Bus!

It’s a song, it’s a book, and it’s the inspiration for a summer craft!

On Thursday, August 4, at 2:00 p.m., we invite children ages 3-6 and their caregivers to Whitestone Community Library to read and sing along with the book "The Wheels on the ...

See Shakespeare Performed at Queens Library!

The play’s the thing at Queens Library! We're partnering with the award-winning TITAN Theatre Company to bring dramatic staged readings of all Shakespeare’s plays to libraries across Queens.

Our next Shakespeare in Queens performance will be A Midsummer Night's Dream on Monday, August 1 at ...

Celebrate Eid at Queens Library!

In honor of Eid al-Fitr, Queens Library will be hosting a special event on Saturday, July 30 for the public to celebrate and learn more about the holiday.

Members of the Bangladesh Institute of Performing Arts will greet and entertain our audience with cheerful songs, dances, homemade sweets, and henna painting.

We hope ...

Our New JBA Brochures

Every month, Queens Library’s Job & Business Academy (JBA) provides our customers with the technology training, small business help, and job-search assistance they need to succeed—all for free.

Now, it’s easier than ever to find out which classes are being offered. Just check the listings in our monthly ...

Success Stories from the New Americans Program!

Since July celebrates the birth of our nation, we decided that it’s the best time to showcase our New Americans Program!

NAP helps with immigration issues and provides financial and legal advice, ESOL classes, and cultural events to help those that have recently chosen to live in the United States.

We hope you will ...

Aug
2
2:00PM

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5:00PM

Rock Painting

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Bring a rock and paint it in colorful designs. Take it home of leave it in the library garden. Painting materials supplied by the Whitestone Library.

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

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Aug
3
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Fingerplays and songs for children ages 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 with parent.

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

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Aug
3
11:30AM

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12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Fingerplays and songs for children ages 2 1/2 up with parent.

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

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Aug
4
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Wheels On The Bus

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

It’s a song, it’s a book, and it’s the inspiration for a summer craft! Linda DeSabato, President of Vallo Transportation, will share a book based on the song with children ages 3-6, and teaching artist Theresa Francois will lead the craft session.


Aug
4
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Vallo Bus Company Fun

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Read and sing along with the story, "The Wheels on the Bus." Make a bus craft and take home some snacks. Provided through the generosity of the Vallo Bus Company.


Aug
10
4:00PM

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4:30PM

Pasta Party

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Make a colorful pasta necklace. For children ages 3 and up.


Aug
17
4:00PM

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4:45PM

Butterfly Day

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Storytelling, "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" and a butterfly craft. For children ages 3 and up.


Nov
16
10:30AM

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11:45AM

Toddler Learning Center

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Bring your child ages 18-36 months for a Little TLC! Play and learn with your child in a free, five-session workshop that include toys, games, puzzles and other items specifically selected to enhance a toddler's educational and physical development. Preregistration is required.

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

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