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It's #BookTuesday!

Queens Library receives new books every Tuesday — and every Tuesday, we'll introduce you to our latest featured bestseller!

What's our pick for #BookTuesday, March 3?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our featured book ...

Introducing WhereInQueens.org

“Where in Queens” helps users connect to social services closest to where they are. It refers users to both public services and those from faith-based and community-based organizations. The site is free to access and use on any internet connected device.

Zendesk originally created the app for use in San Francisco.  ...

Mail A Book for the Homebound

If you can't come to the library, the library will come to you. Books, videos, and music delivered right to your doorstep, free. Choose what you like to read in large print, audio books, in the language you prefer. Find out more. Phone 718-776-6800.

Find the Sheet Music You Need at Queens Library!

Your options for finding classical music scores may be rapidly disappearing, but not at Queens Library!

We have the largest free circulating collection of sheet music in New York City! Over 80,000 music scores spanning a variety of genres, time periods and instruments are available for you at the Central ...

New Books in Spanish

Buscando libros para leer en español? Échale un vistazo a estos nuevos libros en español:

 

 

 

Las hijas de España, by Jean Plaidy

 

Alimenta tu figura, by Gill Paul

 

New Music Picks for March

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 Sleater-Kinney, Ricky Martin, Ne-Yo, Imagine Dragons, Diana Krall, Fall Out Boy, Panda Bear, the Decemberists, and ...

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Mar
4
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Chess club for adults meets every afternoon except Saturdays.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
4:00PM

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5:30PM

La Leche League

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Mothers who breastfeed receive information and support at this monthly meeting.


Mar
5
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Recovery International

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Anxiety, fear, obsessions, anger, stress, depression: finding a way to cope is here. A Recovery International meeting is a safe, free and confidential place to get help for these issues. All are welcome.

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

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Mar
6
3:45PM

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5:45PM

Recovery International

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Anxiety, fear, obsessions, anger, stress, depression: find better ways to cope. A Recovery International meeting is a safe, free and confidential place to get help for these issues. All are welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
7
11:00AM

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12:30PM

The World of Work Reading and Discussion Group

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

This seven-session reading and discussion group explores the nature and meaning of work and how it shapes and influences our lives. It will help improve your financial literacy beyond reading bank statements and account balances and learn to use money as a resource to strengthen your family's future. Preregistration is required.

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

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Mar
7
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Broadway Classics Sing-Along

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Have fun singing Broadway hits accompanied by professional pianist Elizabeth Hagenah.


Mar
9
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Parent and Infant Playtime

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Bring your baby or toddler ages 3-17 months and socialize with other parents or adult caregivers and their little ones!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
9
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


Mar
13
1:00PM

--to--

2:15PM

Fire Safety for Seniors

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Adults of all ages will gain important skills from lifesaving demonstrations on fire safety.


Mar
14
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Con Brio Ensemble

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

The ensemble will perform works by Bach, Beethoven and Schumann, and a special selection of pieces by Dvorak, Kreisler, Dukas and Sarasate that were influenced by Hungarian Gypsy music.


Mar
16
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

This month we will discuss "The Maltese Falcon" by Dashiell Hammett.


Mar
17
1:00PM

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4:00PM

SNAP and SCRIE Benefits

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Find out whether you qualify for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, formerly known as food stamps, and the Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) Program, and get help applying. No appointment is necessary. For more information and a list of other locations and times, call the outreach office of LiveOn NY (formally Council of Senior Centers and Services of New York City, Inc.) at 347-815-5930 or email SNAP@liveon-ny.org.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
21
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Foundation for Fighting Blindness

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

This networking group is an opportunity for those with retinal disease, or the sighted supporter of someone who has it, to share experiences, learn about research development and meet others with the same condition. All are welcome.


Mar
21
2:30PM

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3:30PM

An Afternoon of Cabaret with Castorina and Rose

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Castorina and Rose perform favorite musical selections from the Broadway stage, including "I Could Have Danced All Night" and "Hello, Dolly!" and memorable American standards such as "New York, New York," "Send in the Clowns" and more.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
23
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.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
31
1:00PM

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2:15PM

Pedestrian Safety for Seniors

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

The Community Coordinator for the New York City Department of Transportation's Office of Safety Education, will conduct this pedestrian safety workshop to educate seniors about crossing New York City streets. Seniors will learn safety tips and about Mayor de Blasio's new traffic safety initiative, Vision Zero. There will be a question-and-answer session at the end of the presentation.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
4
10:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Social Dance for Adults

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Line dance and ballroom dance instruction for adults.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
14
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Elder Law, Estate Planning, Trusts and Asset Protection

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Noted elder-law and estate-planning attorneys will present strategies and consult with you on aspects of elder law, powers of attorney, estate and disability planning, and long-term care. You will learn how to gain income and avoid estate taxes while providing for heirs and charitable interests. You will also gain insights into preserving wealth and increasing lifetime income.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
20
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Introduction to Watercolor: A Creative Aging Program

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

This course will focus on getting comfortable with watercolor painting techniques: learning the basics of materials, tools, techniques, color, value and composition. Works by Paul Cezanne, Paul Klee and Georgia O'Keeffe will serve as inspiration and points of discussion. This is an eight-week course that will culminate in week nine with a special event and exhibit of student work. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
23
5:00PM

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6:30PM

Queens Stamp Club

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Philatelists meet to discuss their hobby.


Apr
25
2:30PM

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3:45PM

Meet the Author: Carol Lynn Lustgarten

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Poet, writer, artist and Forest Hills resident Carol Lynn Lustgarten will share her experience in self-publishing and read from and discuss her books "Stormy Sky" and "Who Needs a Boyfriend? Life, Happiness and Other Thoughts." Books will be available for sale and signing.


Jun
3
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Introduction to Chair Yoga with Irene Failenbogen

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

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