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Borrow eBooks and Audiobooks!

Borrow eBooks and Audiobooks for free!  Queens Library offers a variety of methods to access digital books and articles in any language for all age groups. eBooks can be used on a variety of devices such as PCs, laptops, and supported PDAs.

Axis 360 delivers digital Audiobooks and eBooks for library users in ...

Invest in Libraries-Rally!

Rally with us in support of library funding!

Mayor de Blasio has released his executive budget. The proposed budget for operating expenses does not include an increase for libraries. There is not one extra dollar to keep library doors open six days a week or to put books on the shelves, not a penny. In fact, the ...

New Books in Chinese

Looking for books to read in Chinese? Check out these new arrivals!

想讀到最新的中文書嗎?請看以下新書介紹!

 

 

 

請問侯文詠 / Qing wen Hou Wenyong: yi chang yu nei zai dui hua de lü cheng, by Hou Wenyong, 侯文詠

 

四十九日・祭 / Si shi jiu ri ji, by Yan Geling, 严歌苓

New Books in Spanish

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

 

 

 

Diario emprendedor by Joshua A. Aguilar

 

El mejor medicamento, eres tú by Frédéric Saldmann

 

Congratulations to our Winning Libraries!

The NYC Neighborhood Library Awards recognize the tremendous impact public libraries have on the diverse communities they serve. Queens was proud to have three out of the ten finalists.

We’re happy to announce that the Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center was one of the five local libraries awarded ...

June is All About Jazz!

The Culture Connection Program at Queens Library is presenting three exceptional Jazz concerts by three incredible Jazz performers -- Timothy Oliver Reid, Charles Turner and Sharp Radway.   

Mr. Reid will take the audience back to the sounds of Harlem in 1934 where clubs like Small’s Paradise, the Cotton Club, the ...

Submit Your eBook to Library Journal's eBook Awards Contest

The Library Journal will honor the best self-published ebooks in the following genres: Romance, Mystery, Science Fiction, Fantasy.  There will be a winner in each genre and each winner will receive $1,000.00 USD from Library Journal.  

Visit our Self Publish page for more information.

May
26
1:15PM

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3:15PM

Scrabble Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Play Scrabble, the word game that has been played for generations! Please bring your own Scrabble materials.

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

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May
26
1:15PM

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2:15PM

Chess Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

The origins of chess are not completely clear, though it is believed to have evolved from earlier chess-like games played in India almost 2,000 years ago. The game we know today has been around since the 15th century, when it became popular in Europe. Play with us to see why it has lasted so long!

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

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May
27
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Tai Chi for Adults with Lenny Antonucci

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Tai chi is a mind-body "soft style" martial art that originated in China. Sometimes called "meditation in motion," it involves graceful forms of exercise using flowing movements. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. All participants must complete an exercise release form before the program begins.

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

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May
28
6:00PM

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7:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Dance Fusion

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Instructor Katwicia Desruisseaux leads a mix of dance fitness, aerobics, low-impact strength training and stretching exercises that help relieve stress. Please bring a towel and bottle of water. Space is limited. Participation is first come, first served.

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

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May
29
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Knitting Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Knitters, if you are looking for a place to share your "purls" of wisdom and experience, please join us! Bring your own material.

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

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Jun
1
6:30PM

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7:30PM

English Conversation Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Is English your second or third language? Do you want to improve your
speaking skills? Practice at the library with native speakers!

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

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Jun
8
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Computers for Beginners

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

We will show adults how to use computers for creating documents, doing research and communicating with others.

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

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Jun
8
2:00PM

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4:30PM

International Film Screening and Discussion

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

In the award-winning film "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?", in Mandarin with English subtitles, directed by Arvin Chen, Weichung is content with his wife son, and job until a chance encounter reignites longings from his gay past.


Jun
13
2:30PM

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4:45PM

Movie Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Angelina Jolie directed and produced "Unbroken" (2014), rated PG-13, an epic true story of the life of Olympian and World War II hero Louis Zamperini. It was nominated for 3 Academy Awards.


Jun
15
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Senior Health Series

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

The New York City Department for the Aging presents a three-part series for older adults: 6/15 - Keeping Your Mind Sharp; 7/2 - Fall Prevention; 8/18 - Caring for the Caregiver

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

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Jun
20
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Author Talk: "Cooking Up Happiness"

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Author and cook Yiyi Fu believes that anyone can create magic in the kitchen, making family and friends happy and she shares 100 of her best recipes in her illustrated cookbook, "Cooking Up Happiness." Join her at this program, where she shares her many years of experience cooking healthy Chinese food. Books will be available for sale and autographing and food will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.


Jun
20
2:30PM

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3:45PM

Art Lecture: Women Impressionists of the Late Nineteenth Century

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Mary Dono explores and discusses the works of women artists whose artistic style contributed greatly to the development of Impressionism.


Jun
25
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

We will read and discussion "The Assistant" by Bernard Malamud.


Jun
29
2:30PM

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4:45PM

Movie Time: "Fury"

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Brad Pitt plays an Army Sergeant leading a tank crew on a dangerous mission in the final days of World War II. (134 minutes; 2014; R)