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This Weekend at Queens Library

Join us at the Library this weekend for great holiday concerts, author events with Bangladeshi-American poet Hassanal Abdullah and the Chinese literature writing circle Overseas Window, Senator Leroy Comrie's mobile office hours, a holiday gift giveaway for kids and seniors, writing workshops, a spelling bee, winter meditation, ...

Watch Great Films with Kanopy!

Get out your Queens Library card and sign up for Kanopy, the Library's newest on-demand video streaming service, where you can watch more than 30,000 classic movies, indie films, foreign films, and acclaimed documentaries!

You can stream films from hundreds of popular producers such as The Criterion ...

Celebrate the Holidays at Queens Library!

Enjoy the holidays at Queens Library, with our special programs and events for kids, adults, teens, and the whole family, including holiday concerts, arts and crafts, holiday movie screenings, and much more!

Plus, you can view our collections of recommended holiday books and movies, available to borrow from your community ...

Double Your Donation: Give Today!

Nearly 1 million neighbors took advantage of more than 52,000 programs at Queens Library this year alone! Your support means that we can continue to meet our community’s needs in 2018.

A generous donor has provided a matching gift and hopes to inspire you to make a donation to Queens Library.

A gift of $25 means ...

Young Adult Literacy Program: Pre-Register Now!

Are you interested in getting your High School Equivalency, but not sure where to start?

The Young Adult Literacy Program (YALP) is here to help!

This program is open to students ages 16–24, and offers four days of classes per week, as well as one day of service learning and job shadowing to help build your ...

Donate A Coat at Queens Library!

This holiday season, Queens Library is participating in the New York Cares Coat Drive!

Queens residents can visit 46 community library locations to donate new and gently used winter coats that will be distributed to men, women, and children in need.

Last year, more than 100,000 coats were collected across ...

Dec
18
12:30PM

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2:00PM

ESOL Conversation Group

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Join us for an ESOL conversation group.


Dec
19
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Canasta Club

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Canasta players, come and join our Canasta Club.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
20
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Computer Class for Beginners

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Come in for a one-on-one computer session. Training is available for: Microsoft Office suite, email, Internet, Facebook, and more. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


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Dec
20
2:00PM

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3:00PM

STARs Holidaypalooza III

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Senior Theater Acting Repertory will perform seasonal skits, readings, and holiday sing alongs.


Dec
21
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

We meet on the third Thursday of every month.
Pick up a copy of the month's selection at the Circulation Desk and join us!


Dec
22
4:30PM

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5:30PM

One-on-One Computer Class

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Come in for one-on-one PC training. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
28
12:30PM

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2:00PM

ESOL Conversation Group

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Join us for an ESOL conversation group.


Jan
3
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Computer Class for Beginners

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Come in for a one-on-one computer session. Training is available for: Microsoft Office suite, email, Internet, Facebook, and more. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
3
12:00PM

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3:00PM

STARs: Senior Theater Acting Repertory

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Calling all older adults! Join our galaxy of STARs and perform theatrical works at the library with a great group of people!

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

Additional Dates


Jan
4
5:30PM

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6:30PM

Meditation Club

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Experienced or beginner, join the club and share breathing exercises and meditation techniques that may help to reduce stress.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
5
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

One-on-One Computer Class

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Come in for one-on-one PC training. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
8
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

ESOL Conversation Group

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Join us for an ESOL conversation group.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
13
2:00PM

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3:30PM

A New Year, A New You: Leaving the Past Behind

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Raja Yoga meditation enables one to create new attitudes and responses to life, providing a true understanding of ourselves. Join Raja Yoga teacher Sandhya Kanthan in this interactive session to explore how to learn from the past, let go of it, and free ourselves to make new and better choices, leading to a life of meaning and purpose that brings satisfaction and contentment.


Jan
18
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

We meet on the third Thursday of every month. Pick up a copy of the month's selection at the Circulation Desk and join us!

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

Additional Dates


Jan
25
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Introduction to Samsung Tablet

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

In this single-session workshop, you will learn how to use a Queens Library Samsung tablet device. Topics include navigating the splash screen, internet and web, my account, and downloading e-materials. After the program, participants are welcome to check out tablets. Preregistration is required in person.


Jan
30
2:30PM

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4:00PM

Tuesday Afternoon Movie

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Join us for a screening of "Dunkirk".


Feb
6
1:30PM

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5:30PM

Tax Preparation Assistance

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

IRS-trained counselors will help you complete your 2017 personal income tax return. Bring a copy of your 2016 income tax return(s); all W-2, 1099,and other tax forms and documents for 2017; unemployment compensation statements; an SSA-1099 form if you received Social Security benefits; a photo I.D. for every person listed on your return; and Social Security cards or other official documentation for yourself and all dependents.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
12
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Broken Heart Week Film Screening: "The Notebook" (2004)

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

A man recounts the story of a pair of star-crossed lovers in the 1940s while visiting a woman with Alzheimer's.