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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 You For Investing In Libraries!

The Mayor and the New York City Council have announced their FY 2016 Budget Agreement. We are very pleased and grateful to share that NYC libraries will receive $43 million citywide in additional funding for FY 2016!

This additional funding will increase access to library programs and services, and allow us to ...

Borrow eBooks and Audiobooks!

Borrow eBooks and Audiobooks for free!  Queens Library offers a variety of methods to access digital books and articles in any language for all age groups. eBooks can be used on a variety of devices such as PCs, laptops, and supported PDAs.

Axis 360 delivers digital Audiobooks and eBooks for library users in ...

Our New Music For July!

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 music from Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell, Florence + the Machine, Passion Pit, Murs, Tech N9ne, Todd Rundgren, Muse, Ciara and ...

Maker Camp 2015 at Queens Library

Maker Camp is a free summer program for kids ages 8 to 12, and Makers of all ages! Join young inventors and artists from around the world too. We make awesome projects, go on epic virtual “field trips,” and meet the world’s coolest makers.

Visit the web page to register or more information. 

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Jul
10
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Design your own seasonal banner! All materials will be provided. Because there is only space for 12, preregistration is a must.


Jul
17
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Customize a Tote Bag

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Use fabric paint and embellishments to decorate your own tote bags! Materials will be provided. There is space for 12 only teens. Preregistration is required.


Jul
24
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Make a Tropical Suncatcher

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Teens will make and decorate suncatchers.


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Jul
31
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Bring a small snapshot and learn how to transfer it onto wood.


Aug
7
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Decorate a T-Shirt

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Bring your own t-shirt to decorate with fabric paint and other embellishments.


Aug
14
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Decorate a wooden photo block with paint and self-adhesive embellishments.


Aug
21
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Decorate a Bird Feeder

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Color and embellish a small bird feeder! Materials will be provided. Participation is limited to 12. Preregistration is required.