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It's #BookTuesday!

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

Our #BookTuesday pick for June 27 is The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy.

Roy’s richly moving new novel—the first since the author's 1997 Booker Prize-winning, internationally celebrated debut, "The God of ...

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 ...

Battle of the Bands Spotlights!

We’re five short weeks away from the 3rd Annual Battle of the Bands, so we’re getting the party started early and introducing you to our rockin’ contestants.

Check our homepage every week leading up to our July 27th event at Colden Auditorium for a new band profile—and see ...

Summer Reading 2017: Build a Better World

Summer Reading at Queens Library begins Thursday, June 8.

Summer Reading helps kids stay sharp while they're out of school, and gets adults back into good habits! Try to read 20 minutes (or more!) each day.

This year, the Summer Reading theme is Build a Better World. Be inspired by ...

Summer Poetry Contest 2017

Can you rhyme? Know what a haiku is?

Entries are now open for the Summer Poetry Contest 2017! Send in your best poem for a chance to be published in Queens Library Magazine.

This year, the theme is Build A Better World. There’s no limit to your creativity, but please keep it under 250 ...

Congratulations to Our NYC Neighborhood Library Awards Finalists!

We’re proud to announce that three of our community libraries—Bayside, Lefferts, and Woodside—have been selected from hundreds of libraries in the city as finalists for the NYC Neighborhood Library Awards!

A record-breaking 24,000 New Yorkers nominated ...

Queens Library is for Everyone!

The Everyone Campaign is exactly that: for everyone. Queens Library is a safe space for all, no matter where you come from, who you love, or what you believe.

In today’s political and social climate, many people in the communities we serve feel vulnerable and afraid.

As the hub of every community across the ...

Video Visitation at Queens Library

Video visitation is a free program offered at libraries across the city that connects a live video feed between participating library locations and NYC Department of Corrections facilities, allowing incarcerated New Yorkers to talk, read, and share stories together with their loved ...

Jun
30
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Chess & Board Games

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Children age 6+ and their families are invited to play a variety of board games.


Jul
1
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Free Tutoring for Grade 2-5

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Free English and math tutoring to children of 2nd to 5th grade. *Registration required. Visit the library or call (718)454-7272 to register.

Fresh MeadowsSat, Jul 8, 20172:30PM - 3:30PM
Fresh MeadowsSat, Jul 15, 20172:30PM - 3:30PM
Fresh MeadowsSat, Jul 22, 20172:30PM - 3:30PM
Fresh MeadowsSat, Jul 29, 20172:30PM - 3:30PM
Fresh MeadowsSat, Aug 5, 20172:30PM - 3:30PM
Fresh MeadowsSat, Aug 12, 20172:30PM - 3:30PM
Fresh MeadowsSat, Aug 19, 20172:30PM - 3:30PM

Jul
10
12:00PM

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3:30PM

Summer Reading Club Crafts Grades 1-6

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 1-6 will create fun Summer Reading Club crafts. Visit the Fresh Meadows Library to register and receive a reading log.

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

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Jul
12
10:15AM

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11:00AM

SRC Toddler Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Join us for fun songs, stories, finger-plays and movement activities for children ages 2 1/2 to pre K 5.

Fresh MeadowsWed, Jul 19, 201710:15AM - 11:00AM
Fresh MeadowsWed, Jul 26, 201710:15AM - 11:00AM
Fresh MeadowsWed, Aug 2, 201710:15AM - 11:00AM
Fresh MeadowsWed, Aug 9, 201710:15AM - 11:00AM
Fresh MeadowsWed, Aug 16, 201710:15AM - 11:00AM

Jul
20
6:15PM

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7:15PM

Lego Robotics Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

This program is for children going to 4th or 5th grade in September. Children will learn how to build a Lego robot, and program the robot to move. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Please visit the library or call 718-454-7272 to register.

Fresh MeadowsThu, Jul 27, 20176:15PM - 7:15PM
Fresh MeadowsThu, Aug 3, 20176:15PM - 7:15PM
Fresh MeadowsThu, Aug 17, 20176:15PM - 7:15PM
Fresh MeadowsThu, Aug 24, 20176:15PM - 7:15PM
Fresh MeadowsThu, Aug 31, 20176:15PM - 7:15PM

Aug
21
2:00PM

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2:45PM

Theatricks by Phil the Magician

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Mr. Philip Levy will dazzle children with his Summer Magic show!