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This Weekend at Queens Library

It’s another great weekend at the Library! Join us for a Children's Reading Group with special guests Bill de Blasio and Jimmy Van Bramer, an early Mother’s Day craft fair and flea market, a poetry workshop, our Earth Day Family Fest, wonderful musical performances—including two different Motown revues and our Sunday ...

From Dennis M. Walcott

In my first weeks as the newly-appointed President and CEO, I visited every community library to meet the staff and gain an overview of what each library adds to the community. Among the most impactful programs are the Job and Business Academy’s job skills training workshops.

Library users attend free classes at the library ...

Celebrate Earth Day With Us!

On Friday, April 22, events will be held worldwide to support the environment and remind us all that we need to protect our planet.

This week, Queens Library has great programs planned at several of our community libraries to celebrate Earth Day and promote environmental awareness.

They include movies, ...

New on Our Blog: An Interview with New Langston Hughes Executive Director Mikisha Morris!

We’re very pleased to welcome Dr. Mikisha Morris to Queens Library as the new Executive Director of the Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center. She succeeds Andrew P. Jackson (Sekou Molefi Baako), who will be retiring in July 2016 after more than 35 years of service to ...

Celebrate National Poetry Month with Poems from Our Patrons!

Thank you to our patrons for sending us their poems in honor of National Poetry Month—and now it’s our pleasure to share them with you!

You can read poems from Shoshana Goldman, Michael P. Kusen, Agnes Wong, and Qi-Hong Zheng by visiting our ...

Comment on Our FY2017 Budget

Queens Library is preparing its operating budget for Fiscal Year 2017, and there's still time for you to share your thoughts. Your comments online and by mail are welcome through May 6.

Please visit our budget feedback webpage to read our Budget Priorities for Fiscal Year 2017 and fill out our online ...

See Shakespeare Performed at Queens Library!

The play’s the thing at Queens Library! We're partnering with the award-winning TITAN Theatre Company to bring dramatic staged readings of all Shakespeare’s plays to libraries across Queens.

Our next Shakespeare in Queens performance will be Troilus and Cressida on Monday, May 2 at 5:30 ...

Spring 2016 Elder Law and Estate Planning Seminars

Protect Your Assets. Ensure Your Legacy. Come to our Elder Law and Estate Planning Seminars where you can learn strategies for your finances and estate planning.

By attending one of our seminars, you will be introduced to strategies that will help you better plan for your financial future, medical care, ...

Support the Gracie Book Club!

The Gracie Book Club is a new collaborative effort between the Gracie Mansion Conservancy and First Lady Chirlane McCray. The first Gracie Book Club selection is Bright Lines. Read Bright Lines along with the First Lady and your fellow New Yorkers, and be a part of a ...

May
2
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Fire Prevention

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

There will be a visit from the Fire Department and a free carbon monoxide detector giveaway.


May
3
1:30PM

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2:30PM

English Conversation Group: May 2016

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Improve your English language skills and make new friends.

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

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May
4
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Computer Class for Beginners

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Learn how to use the computer, browse the Internet, and work with Microsoft Word. A valid Queens Library card is required.

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

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May
4
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Introduction to Chair Yoga with Miriam Acevedo

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

There's no need to bring a mat to this yoga class. Instructor Miriam Acevedo will teach basic techniques and exercises that participants can practice while seated in chairs. Space is limited. Preregistration is required. Please wear workout clothing and sneakers.

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

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May
5
5:30PM

--to--

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.

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May
6
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

PC Computer Instruction: One-on-One for Adults

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

These classes offer one-on-one instruction to adults who need help learning how to browse the Internet, use email, work with Microsoft programs, or master other aspects of using a PC computer.

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

Additional Dates


May
7
10:15AM

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11:45AM

ESOL ONA Beginner Jan/2016 - ALP

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

ESOL Courses: English language lessons for students of English as a foreign language.

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

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May
9
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Beaded-Jewelry Workshop for Beginners

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Teens and adults learn to incorporate beads into their chain and charm jewelry designs. What is made in class can be taken home.


May
17
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Job Readiness Workshop Series: Job-Search Techniques

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Join us for an interactive workshop that will explore job-search strategies, networking techniques and objectives, and how to look for and apply for jobs online.


May
19
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

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


Jun
1
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Computer Class for Beginners

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Learn how to use the computer, browse the Internet, and work with Microsoft Word. 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