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Honor Martin Luther King Jr. at Queens Library

This January and February, we hope you will join us for special events that pay tribute to the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., including poetry readings, dramatic performances, fun learning opportunities for kids, and much more.

We also have suggestions below for great books and movies about Dr. King.

All ...

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 ...

Young Adult Literacy Program: Pre-Register Now!

Are you interested in getting your High School Equivalency, but not sure where to start?

The Young Adult Literacy Program (YALP) is here to help!

This program is open to students ages 16–24, and offers four days of classes per week, as well as one day of service learning and job shadowing to help build your ...

Watch Great Films with Kanopy!

Get out your Queens Library card and sign up for Kanopy, the Library's newest on-demand video streaming service, where you can watch more than 30,000 classic movies, indie films, foreign films, and acclaimed documentaries!

You can stream films from hundreds of popular producers such as The Criterion ...

Immigration Assistance at Queens Library

Queens Library offers several resources for new Americans and prospective citizens.

Join us for citizenship classes and workshops, free legal help and financial counseling from NYCitizenship, and more.

Learn about your rights and the realities of the immigration process, and receive assitance from experienced lawyers and ...

Jan
19
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Fun Friday: Board Games & More!

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Kids ages 5 and up: Come play board and card games -- and more -- after school in the Children's Room!

**MCD please add image**

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Jan
20
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Super Cinema Saturday

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Kids ages 5 and up can sit back and enjoy a great feature film in the comfort of Forest Hills' program room. Come be entertained by the magic of the movies!
Join us in January for the following movies:
January 6: Cinderella (PG) (112 mins.)
January 13: The LEGO Ninjago Movie (PG) (90 mins.)
January 20: Despicable Me 3 (PG) (90 mins.)
January 27: My Little Pony: The Movie (PG) (99 mins.)
**MCD please add movie poster images**

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Jan
22
9:30AM

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10:00AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Infants and toddlers ages 3-17 months enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement games.

Preregistration is not required, but only 28 families may attend each session. Early arrival is strongly encouraged!

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Jan
24
10:15AM

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10:45AM

Toddler Story Time I

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Toddlers ages 18-35 months and their parents/adult caregivers will hear stories, sing songs, and do lots of finger plays and movement games while enhancing their early-literacy skills in a fun, warm environment!
Preregistration is not required, but only 28 families may attend each session. Early arrival is strongly encouraged!

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Jan
24
11:00AM

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11:30AM

Toddler Story Time II

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Toddlers ages 18-35 months and their parents/adult caregivers will hear stories, sing songs, and do lots of fingerplays and movement games while enhancing their early-literacy skills in a fun, warm environment!

Preregistration is not required, but only 28 families may attend each session. Early arrival is strongly encouraged!

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

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Jan
24
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Picture Books for Preschoolers

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-5 years and parents/adult caregivers will hear delightful stories, learn rhymes, sing songs, do fingerplays and movement games--and more, including STEM activities and occasional crafts--while youngsters develop pre-reading and school-readiness skills. PREREGISTRATION IS A MUST--first come, first served--beginning Tuesday, January 2, 2018. Ask the children's librarians for details.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Jan
26
4:00PM

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5:00PM

ProjectArt for Ages 11-13

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Children ages 11-13 will use their imagination to create a work of art. Please sign up at http://www.projectart.org/nyc.

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

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Feb
1
4:00PM

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5:00PM

"Hop" Into the Peter Rabbit Event

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

Get inspired with some Peter Rabbit crafts before the movie opens in theaters on February 9th.
Ages 5+. PREREGISTRATION IS A MUST--first come, first served--beginning January 25, 2018. Ask the children's librarians for details.
**MCD please add image of Beatrix Potter's "Peter Rabbit"**


Feb
3
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Super Cinema Saturday

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Kids ages 5 and up can sit back and enjoy a great feature film in the comfort of Forest Hills' program room. Come be entertained by the magic of the movies!

Join us in February for the following movies:

February 3: “Surf’s Up II: WaveMania” (PG) (84 mins.)
February 10: “Against the Wild” (PG) (91 mins.)
February 17: Valentine’s Special: “Tangled” (PG) (100 mins.)
February 24: “Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast” (G) (76 mins.)

**MCD please add movie poster images**

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

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Feb
14
4:00PM

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5:00PM

My Funny Valentine's Craft

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

Come to the Forest Hills Library for fun crafts celebrating Valentine’s Day.
Preregistation is required. First come, first served beginning February 7. Ask the children's librarians for details. For children ages 5 and up.


Feb
15
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Chinese New Year Celebration

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

Come to the Forest Hills Library for fun crafts celebrating the year of the dog. Ages 6+
Preregistration is required. First come, first served beginning February 8, 2018. Ask the children's librarians for details.


Feb
22
4:00PM

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5:00PM

President's Day Craft

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

Children ages 6-12 will learn about President's Day and complete a related activity. Preregistration is a must--first come, first served--beginning February 15, 2018. Ask the children's librarians for details.