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This Weekend at Queens Library

Join us at the Library this weekend! There’s music from around the world, magic and mind reading, writing workshops for adults and teens, family story time, poetry reading, science fun, help with health and citizenship, arts and crafts, movies, and much more!

Queens Library is for everyone, and we hope to see you ...

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 ...

Listen to Our Volunteer Voices!

It’s National Volunteer Week 2017, and we want to celebrate the important role of volunteers at Queens Library!

All this week, to say Thank You to our volunteers, we will share their voices and let them tell you what their service to the Library means to them and their communities.

Check our special blog post ...

Queens Library Magazine

The new issue of Queens Library Magazine is out now!

Queens Library Magazine combines great library-themed feature stories and two months' worth of information about our free programs, services, and special events, and it's available at your neighborhood library or ...

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 Coriolanus on Monday, May 1 at 5:30 p.m. at Briarwood ...

Comment on Our FY2018 Budget

Queens Library is preparing its operating budget for Fiscal Year 2018, and we'd like you to share your thoughts. Your comments online and by mail are welcome through Saturday, May 20.

Please visit our budget feedback webpage to read our Budget Priorities for Fiscal Year 2018 and fill out our ...

Our New Music For April!

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 physical and digital collections.

This month features music from CeCe Winans, Ed Sheeran, Big Sean, LeAnn Rimes, Pitbull, Kehlani, Little Big Town, and Nathan ...

Battle of the Bands 2017

The Battle of the Bands is back and better than ever, and we're looking for performers!

For the third year running, New York bands will have the opportunity to bring the house down at the 2,100-seat Colden Auditorium at Queens College’s Kupferberg Center for the Arts on Thursday, July 27.

Queens ...

Free UPK at Ravenswood

If you didn't get a chance to sign up before, Round 2 of applications for Queens Library’s Universal Pre-K at Ravenswood is now open!

Queens Library’s UPK program now offers free after-school care, available until 6 p.m., in addition to an outstanding pre-K education; free ...

Celebrate Immigrant Heritage!

This April, Queens Library is celebrating the heritage and legacy of immigrants in America!

Join us for craft workshops, concerts, dance, and theater from around the globe.

Learn about the evolution of Bollywood with the Payalia Dance Company; explore culture and tradition with Pablo Mayor’s Folklore Urbano El ...

May
1
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Adult Crafternoon Monday Session 1

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 11 openings

This is session 1 of creative crafts for adults. Adults use a variety of media to create crafts. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


May
2
1:30PM

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2:30PM

Canasta Club

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

If you want to play Canasta, come and join our Canasta Club group. We meet on Tuesdays.

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

Additional Dates


May
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


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May
3
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Beginning a Business- Spring Services

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Day 1 Steps to starting your own business
Day 2 Business Plan Writing
Day 3 Marketing Strategies
Day 4 Expand your business to the Global Market & Government contracting

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

Additional Dates


May
4
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


May
4
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Angel's Art Studio

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Drawing is a wonderful and rewarding hobby. It requires little in the way of resources and can give you hours of joy! Registration required.


May
4
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.

Additional Dates


May
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


May
8
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Adult Crafternoon Monday Session 2

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 11 openings

This is session 2 of creative crafts for adults. Adults use a variety of media to create crafts.**Registration Required**

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

Additional Dates


May
11
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Make Stylish Handbags from Recycled Jeans with Bengali Artist Shahnaz Begum

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

In this sewing project, participants will learn how to recycle pairs of old jeans into stylish purses, with the option of adding fabric trims and lace. Basic sewing techniques will be reviewed. Jeans, needle, thread and scissors will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis to the first 20 participants. Fabric trims, lace and large beads can be brought to personalize each bag.


May
13
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Long Island Sound Performs Hits of the '50s to '90s

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Take a trip down memory lane with great tunes originally performed by Johnny Mathis, Connie Francis, Motown artists and more.


May
18
11:00AM

--to--

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


May
25
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Clay Figures, A Craft Workshop for Adults

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Create beautiful clay figures that you can paint at home on your own.


Jun
19
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Zumba with Susy

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Certified Zumba instructor Susy Bustamante leads a four-session fitness class for adults.

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

Additional Dates