This Weekend at Queens Library

It's the last weekend of the summer at Queens Library! Join us for adult and kid coloring, family storytime, the ultimate Pokemon club, a healthy Korean cooking class, Chinese folk dance, an ancient board game, an interactive class on how the human brain works, magic and illusion, and games, movies, music, and more! We hope to see you ...

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 ...




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.




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.




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.