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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
7
1:00PM

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2:00PM

English Conversation Class

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Improve your spoken English in these classes for adults. Preregistration is required.

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

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Jul
7
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Summer Scrabble Club

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Our Scrabble Club for adults and older teens meets weekly through the summer. Scrabble sets are provided; participation is first come, first served. Enjoy some friendly, non-competitive play!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
9
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Bridge Club

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Play bridge and learn how to win!

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

Additional Dates


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Jul
9
5:00PM

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7:00PM

Intermediate-Level Chess Club

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Our intermediate-level chess club meets on Thursday afternoons and is for adults and teens only.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
27
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Mitch Kahn Celebrates Irving Berlin

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Mitch Kahn explores and celebrates the legacy of one of America’s great songwriters: Irving Berlin, who wrote an estimated 1,500 songs, including the scores for 19 Broadway shows and 18 Hollywood films.


Jul
30
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join our group and discuss great books!


Aug
17
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Broadway through the Decades

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join Jacques LeBas on a lively and stirring journey along the Great White Way, featuring some of Broadway’s greatest melodies.


Aug
27
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join our book discussion group for adults and talk about something besides the weather!