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Grand Opening of Temporary Glendale Library!

You’re invited to join us for the grand opening of the temporary Glendale Community Library at Atlas Park Mall on Thursday, May 24!

Our grand opening celebration will take place from 1 to 4 p.m., with the library officially opening to the public at 3 p.m.

We will ...

Get Free Tickets to Shakespeare in the Park!

Shakespeare in the Park is one of New York City's most beloved summer traditions—and now you can get your tickets at Queens Library!

Free ticket vouchers for Tony winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s (Jitney, The Piano Lesson) sumptuous new production of Shakespeare’s "Othello," performed ...

Support Queens Library with Your 2018 Annual Fund Gift

The last day of school is just a few weeks away—and we’re already hard at work preparing programs, signing kids up for summer reading, and ensuring that we can meet the needs of the 52,000 children and young adults who are expected to visit Queens Library this summer.

The thousands of programs we offer are made ...

Tweet to Your Council Member in Support of Libraries!

Stand with your library on Twitter!

Our city officials are now deciding the amount of funding that New York City’s libraries will receive in the upcoming fiscal year.

Click the links below to find the Twitter handles of your city leaders and the New York City Council Member that represents your community library ...

Drag Queen Story Hour At The Library!

We hope you will join us at several community libraries for Drag Queen Story Hour, a unique storytime for children ages 3-8 that raises awareness of gender diversity, promotes self-acceptance, and builds empathy through an enjoyable literary experience.

Created by Michelle Tea and RADAR Productions in San Francisco, DQSH now ...

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 ...

Mental Health Awareness Month at Queens Library

Mental health challenges impact people across all demographics of society. This May, for Mental Health Awareness Month, we’re bringing you programming to both help you take care of your own mental health and teach you how to help someone else in crisis.

From programs on stress and self-care to information about the ...

May
25
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Kid/Teen Board Gaming

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Make friends and play board games!

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

Additional Dates


May
29
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Teen Virtual Reality Lab

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Come check out our new Oculus Rift! Try a virtual reality headset and sling webs, cast spells, explore outer space, and more! ***Ages 13 and up only. A personal release waiver must be signed by your parent/guardian in order to use the equipment.***


Jun
5
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Teen Virtual Reality Lab

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Come check out our new Oculus Rift! Try a virtual reality headset and sling webs, cast spells, explore outer space, and more! ***Ages 13 and up only. A personal release waiver must be signed by your parent/guardian in order to use the equipment.***

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

Additional Dates


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Jun
8
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Tabletop Games & Chess

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Learn to play weird new board and card games with Ms. Reed, play an old favorite, or challenge your friends to an epic chess battle.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
25
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Anime Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Watch the hottest anime with your friends on our Crunchyroll Premium account.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
2
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Free 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, Jul 3, 20183:30PM - 5:30PM
Fresh MeadowsThu, Jul 5, 20183:30PM - 5:30PM
Fresh MeadowsFri, Jul 6, 20181:30PM - 3:30PM
Fresh MeadowsMon, Jul 9, 20184:00PM - 6:00PM
Fresh MeadowsTue, Jul 10, 20183:30PM - 5:30PM
Fresh MeadowsThu, Jul 12, 20183:30PM - 5:30PM
Fresh MeadowsFri, Jul 13, 20181:30PM - 3:30PM

Jul
16
4:30PM

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6:00PM

Free Math Help for Students Grades 6-10

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

Do you need help to prepare for the math section of the SHSAT test? Are you a student in grades 6-10 who wants to improve your math skills? This summer, students from Stuyvesant High School Math Team will provide math help at Fresh Meadows Library. Please call 718-4547272 or visit the library to register. Walk-ins will be taken if space is available.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
17
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Learn Coding With Scratch (Session 1)

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Registration required by phone or in person. Due to popular demand, we are offering a choice of sessions. Both sessions are the same; please only register for one. In this Music & Sound Coding club, students use the computer to play musical notes, create a music video, and build an interactive music display while learning how programming is used to create music. Bring your own laptop or use one of the library's. It is strongly recommended that you attend all four dates in a session.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
3:30PM

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5:30PM

I Can Make That

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Why buy it when you can make it? Teen crafts for any skill level, plus materials to just mess around with.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
7
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Learn Coding With Scratch (Session 2)

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Registration required by phone or in person. Due to popular demand, we are offering a choice of sessions. Both sessions are the same; please only register for one.
In this Music & Sound Coding club, students use the computer to play musical notes, create a music video, and build an interactive music display while learning how programming is used to create music. Bring your own laptop or use one of the library's. It is strongly recommended that you attend all four dates in a session.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
23
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Teen Any Book Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

What did you read this summer? Meet up with other teens to share your thoughts on what you’ve read and hear from others. Please come prepared to talk about a book or graphic novel you’ve read recently (even if you didn’t like it!).