Text-size

Queens Library is Hiring!

If you are ready to work in the World’s Borough, then Queens Library wants you! 

The Queens Library is offering opportunities to work for one of the most dynamic and diverse urban libraries in the world. We are seeking highly engaged, creative, customer service-driven candidates who are eager for an opportunity to ...

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 ...

Town Hall for Veterans: Learn More About Your VA and GI Bill Benefits

Do you know about all the special educational, health and disability benefits that are available to veterans of all eras, including those returning from Iraq and Afghanistan?

You are invited to our all-day Town Hall at the Central Library on Saturday, August 1, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., where ...

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.

More Information

Thank Your Elected Officials With #YouInvested!

Mayor de Blasio, Speaker Mark-Viverito, Finance Chair Ferreras, Majority Leader Van Bramer, outgoing Libraries Subcommittee Chair Constantinides, incoming Libraries Subcommittee Chair King and the New York City Council have made an historic investment in our city’s libraries.

We're thanking them for their ...

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 ...

Lincoln Center Local is LIve at Queens Library!

Please join us during Saturdays in August, when Lincoln Center Local will bring free live concerts at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to select Queens Library locations.

These include performances by the Brazilian-American group Nation Beat, the New Orleans band Cha Wa, ...

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 ...

Jul
30
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Summer Superhero Film Fest

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Escape the ordinary with a superhero movie! Feel free to bring your own popcorn. All films are rated PG unless otherwise noted. 7/9: "Superman" (1978); 7/16: "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (1984); 7/23: "The Avengers" (2012), rated PG-13; 7/30: "The Incredibles" (2004)


Aug
3
12:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Smart Driver Course

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Learn how to drive defensively at this 6-hour course offered by AARP.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
5
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Computers for Beginners

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics, including how to surf the Internet and open an email account. Participants must possess a valid Queens Library card.

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

Additional Dates


More...
Aug
5
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

STARs

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Senior Theater Acting Repertory presents acting with spontaneity, where you, too, can be a STAR!

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

Additional Dates


Aug
6
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Dancercise for Adults

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Lisa Spraragen leads this dance/exercise class for adults of all levels and abilities, combining movements from Latin dance, modern dance, yoga and flamenco.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
20
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Book Discussion Goup

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

The Book Discussion Group meets on the third Thursday of every month. Pick up a copy of this 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


Sep
8
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

This class is for those who need to learn English in order to pursue further education, apply for jobs or increase social skills.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
9
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Computer Class

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics of how to use the Internet and social media and work with Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher 2010 programs. A valid Queens Library card is required.

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

Additional Dates