Text-size

This Weekend at Queens Library

What can you do at the Library this weekend? Well, you can kick off Summer Reading at Long Island City’s Murray Park, celebrate diversity at a Multicultural Festival, discover the history of Caribbean migration, learn the Turkish art of ebru, hear some great live music (including the Berta Moreno Jazz Quintet), welcome summer with ...

Battle of the Bands Spotlights!

We’re five short weeks away from the 3rd Annual Battle of the Bands, so we’re getting the party started early and introducing you to our rockin’ contestants.

Check our homepage every week leading up to our July 27th event at Colden Auditorium for a new band profile—and see ...

Summer Reading 2017: Build a Better World

Summer Reading at Queens Library begins Thursday, June 8.

Summer Reading helps kids stay sharp while they're out of school, and gets adults back into good habits! Try to read 20 minutes (or more!) each day.

This year, the Summer Reading theme is Build a Better World. Be inspired by ...

Summer Poetry Contest 2017

Can you rhyme? Know what a haiku is?

Entries are now open for the Summer Poetry Contest 2017! Send in your best poem for a chance to be published in Queens Library Magazine.

This year, the theme is Build A Better World. There’s no limit to your creativity, but please keep it under 250 ...

Congratulations to Our NYC Neighborhood Library Awards Finalists!

We’re proud to announce that three of our community libraries—Bayside, Lefferts, and Woodside—have been selected from hundreds of libraries in the city as finalists for the NYC Neighborhood Library Awards!

A record-breaking 24,000 New Yorkers nominated ...

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 ...

Jun
26
3:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Family Toy Time

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children ages 1 and up and their caregivers are welcome to play with the interactive toys at the toy station in the children's room. It is informal and ongoing.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
28
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

East Flushing Spring and Summer Story Time 2017

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

East Flushing Spring and Summer Story Time 2017 for toddlers and preschoolers. Ages 2-5. Admission is free!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
30
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Friday Spring Crafts for 2017

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Friday Spring Crafts for ages 3 and up. Please register with the children's librarian. Admission is free.


More...
Jul
7
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

East Flushing Children's Recycled Crafts and Sculptures

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children of all ages will make paper sculptures using scraps of paper and other recycled materials to help build a better world.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
28
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Movie Screening: "Dolphin Tale"

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

A young boy befriends an injured dolphin that lost its tail in a crab trap. Later, the boy convinces the locals to help build the dolphin a prosthetic tail.