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It's #BookTuesday!

Every Tuesday, Queens Library will introduce you to a great book!

Our #BookTuesday pick for August 23 is Heroes of the Frontier by Dave Eggers.

Josie and her children's father have split up, she's been sued by a former patient and lost her dental practice, and she's grieving the death of a ...

Free Prenatal Classes!

Having a baby is joyful, but can be overwhelming. Luckily, we have free prenatal classes available for expectant mothers.

You can learn about important topics, like bonding with your baby, how to take care of yourself while you’re pregnant, your baby’s development, getting ready for labor and delivery, and ...

Adult Learners Program: Pre-Register Now!

Queens Library's Adult Learners Program provides lifelong learning opportunities to address the needs of the diverse and changing populations of Queens through FREE quality educational programs.

The following programs are offered at our seven Adult Learning Centers (located at Central, ...

The 11th Annual StartUP Business Plan Competition!

Got a great idea for a business?

You can get the tools you need to launch your own business and enter a contest to win $10,000 in seed funding!

Thanks to the generous support of Citi Foundation and YouNoodle, the Queens Economic Development Corporation ...

Live JBA Twitter Chats!

Join us for the next round of Twitter chats from our Job & Business Academy, when experts will answer your career questions live!

Our upcoming topics include:

Job Interviews—How to Talk the Talk: August 31 at 1:30 p.m.

You can use the hashtag #JBAQueens to follow along and join the ...

Upcoming NYCitizenship Information Sessions

Queens Library has partnered with the NYC Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs to bring you NYCitizenship, a program to assist New Yorkers along the path to citizenship.

Attend our upcoming information sessions with the NYCitizenship attorney to find out how to apply for citizenship easily, the benefits of ...

Dreams Start Here: the Queens Library Foundation 2016 Autumn Gala

We cordially invite you to help inspire, educate, and celebrate children at our 2016 Autumn Gala!

The Gala will benefit programs and services for children and adolescents that inspire them to learn, grow, and achieve their dreams.

We will also honor our distinguished guests—the 106th Mayor of the City of New York, ...

Our New Music For August!

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 the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Paul Simon, Musiq Soulchild, Mike Posner, case/lang/veirs, Neil Young, Kevin ...

Free Movies, Music, E-Books, and More!

Enjoy digital media at home, at work, or on-the-go!

Queens Library is a one-stop shop for tech lovers. Our digital media collection includes thousands of free eBooks, audiobooks, eMagazines, music, movies, and videos.

You can download all of these items to a personal computer, smartphone, pocket PC, PDA, portable media ...

Aug
25
5:00PM

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6:45PM

Queens Stamp Club

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Philatelists meet to discuss their hobby.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
26
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Watercolor Club

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Adults meet to paint and explore the medium of watercolor.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
27
10:15AM

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1:15PM

Social Dance

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Learn line and ballroom dances in this class for adults.

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

Additional Dates


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Aug
29
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Ballroom Dancing with Jing Chen

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Jing Chen studied ballroom dance at the school founded by internationally acclaimed dancers Mr. and Mrs. Lu Ming Da. Mr. Chen is a skilled instructor who will give lessons in ballroom basics for beginners and offer training for more advanced students.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
12
3:00PM

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4:00PM

New York Cares

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

New York Cares will offer an orientation meeting to recruit volunteers.


Sep
17
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Elena Kuschnerova in Concert: Art of Variations

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Internationally acclaimed concert pianist Elena Kuschnerova performs a program on Art of Variations which will feature works of Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Lokshin, and Brahms.


Sep
21
3:00PM

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4:00PM

The Impact of Hearing Loss

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

A Doctor of Audiology will discuss hearing loss and the impact it has on one's quality of life. This lecture will cover different levels of hearing loss and outline the differences between an impairment and a disability.


Sep
24
2:30PM

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3:30PM

It's Never Too Early (or Too Late) To Plan for Your Child's College Education

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Gain insight into developing the right stategy for you and your child to get into the college of their dreams and to ease the financial burden of a college education. Arnold Davis has conducted presentations on college admissions and financing at high schools, secondary schools and primary schools in the Midwest and regional New York.


Oct
1
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Social Dance

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Learn line and ballroom dances in this class for adults.


Oct
6
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Perspectives on Bipolar Disorder: A Panel Discussion

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

This important and informative discussion of bipolar disorder is presented by: Dolores Brandon, author of the memoir “The Root Is Bitter, The Root is Sweet”; Alison Gilbert, Ph.D., Clinical Director at the Center for Treatment and Research of Bipolar Disorder at The Zucker Hillside Hospital; and Raphael J. Braga, M.D., psychiatrist at The Zucker Hillside Hospital and an Assistant Professor at Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine.
Books will be available for sale and signing.


Oct
8
12:30PM

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4:30PM

Indie Author Day

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Queens Library, with libraries across North America, is hosting local Indie Author Day events. All writers and readers are welcome to an afternoon to connect writers with the community.

--12:30 pm - Independent Publishers Panel
-- 2:00 pm - A digital gathering featuring Q&A with writers, agents and industry leaders that will bring together the larger indie community
--3:15 pm - Local Indie Author Panel

Books will be available for sale and signing.


Oct
15
2:30PM

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4:00PM

Meet Terry Ballard, author of "Fifty Specialty Libraries of New York City: From Botany to Magic"

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Terry Ballard set out to visit 50 libraries that had a specific specialty less than a year and shares his findings. Learn about the library devoted to magic or the dog library run by the American Kennel Club, a German language library, and much, much more. Books will be available for sale and signing.


Oct
26
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Hearing Aids: Set Realistic Expectations

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

The Doctor of Audiology will discuss when it might be appropriate to use hearing aids. More specifically, this lecture will outline what one might expect when trying hearing aids for the first time.


Oct
27
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Health & Hygiene

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

This family-friendly workshop will help you to gain a better understanding of the human body and learn ways to stay healthy and prevent infections. Come learn what it means to have good hygiene while participating in fun activities and discussion. Presenter: Dr. Sandhya Malhotra, MD, and the GPNF Team.


Nov
16
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Demystifying Diabetes

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

We always hear about diabetes, but what is it really? What is it doing to our bodies? Why do so many people have it? Come learn all of this, as well as some tips to prevent and manage it at this program.