Battle of the Bands 2017

The Battle of the Bands is back and better than ever, and we're looking for performers.

This year's winners will compete for a total of $850 in gift cards and a chance to perform at an upcoming concert at Forest Park!

For the third year running, New York bands will have the opportunity to bring ...

Malcolm Gladwell: We Can’t Let NYC Libraries Lag Behind

Thank you to author and critic Malcolm Gladwell for his new letter on behalf of our City's libraries!

"Since I moved to New York City 20 years ago to become a staff writer at The New Yorker, I've relied on public libraries," Gladwell writes.

"They are open and welcoming to all, from writers like ...

Celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month!

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, and we're pleased to honor some prominent figures of Asian and Pacific Island descent that have made great contributions and added to the rich cultural tapestry of the United States.

We will feature notable people from a variety of professions and careers on our ...

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 ...

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 ...




Teen Tuesdays

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Every Tuesday teens take over the program room! A different activity every week, as well as space to hang out and tables for doing homework.

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

Additional Dates




Origami with Ms. Hsiao

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Japanese art of folding paper into decorative shapes and figures.




SHSAT Math Preparation Class

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 math preparation class is designed for students who will be taking the Specialized High School Admission Test in the fall. Space is limited. Registration is required. Please call or visit Fresh Meadows Library to register.

Fresh MeadowsTue, Aug 8, 20173:30PM - 5:30PM
Fresh MeadowsThu, Aug 10, 201712:30PM - 2:30PM
Fresh MeadowsFri, Aug 11, 20171:45PM - 3:45PM
Fresh MeadowsMon, Aug 14, 20174:00PM - 6:00PM
Fresh MeadowsTue, Aug 15, 20173:30PM - 5:30PM
Fresh MeadowsThu, Aug 17, 201712:30PM - 2:30PM
Fresh MeadowsFri, Aug 18, 20171:45PM - 3:45PM