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Queens Library Presents...Susan Choi and Cecily Wong

Join Susan Choi and Cecily Wong, two successful and acclaimed authors, for a fascinating discussion about their unique experiences, their journey to become successful writers and the challenges that they continue to face as Asian-American writers.

This event will be held at one of Long Island ...

It's #BookTuesday!

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

Our #BookTuesday choice for February 9 is NYPD Red 4 by James Patterson & Marshall Karp.

It's the latest installment in the bestselling series of novels about NYPD Red: the elite task force assigned to protect the ...

Hip Hop Comedy with Ray DeJon and Friends

Join us on Thursday, February 11, for an evening of comedy with Hip Hop comedian, Ray DeJon and friends at Central Library!

Get Your Free Ticket Here

Born in Brooklyn, Ray DeJon's career as one of New York's prominent hosts and speakers in the entertainment industry spans over 18 years. Ray ...

In the Mood For Love? Here Are Some Great Romantic Reads!

Valentine's Day is coming soon, and we asked our staff members to share their favorite tales of romance!

Do you have a love story to share with us? Email us today with your favorite romantic novels, poems, short stories and more—and we just might add them to this diverse ...

Upcoming Concerts to Mark on Your Calendar!

Our Culture Connection program has several upcoming concerts this February and March! Enjoy performances by singer and songwriter Charles Duke, jazz trumpet virtuoso Shareef Clayton, and more!

Click here for dates and free tickets. 

Our New Music For February!

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 David Bowie, Babyface, Hank Williams Jr., Tamar Braxton, Tony Bennett & Bill Charlap, G-Eazy, Young ...

Free Universal Pre-K at Ravenswood!

Registration is now open for Universal Pre-K at Ravenswood UPK in Long Island City!

FREE Queens Library Universal Pre-K offers:

  • outstanding pre-K education from 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • free nutritious lunches and snacks
  • warm, friendly, highly-qualified staff
  • the best learning ...

Get Free Help With Your Taxes!

Do you need help with your ‪tax return‬?

Queens Library, in cooperation with the New York State Tax Department, is offering free tax-preparation assistance at participating libraries from January to April!

If your income was under $62,000 in 2015, you qualify to e-file your taxes at no cost. Volunteers ...

Feb
11
12:30PM

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3:30PM

Tax Counseling

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Taxpayers must bring a photo ID, social security card or SSA1099, last year's tax return (form 1040 for 2014), W2 forms, 1099 forms (1099INT, 1099DIV, 1099R, 1099MISC), and all documents relating to income and expenses.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
16
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Introduction to Email - Using your Email Account

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

In this class we will be learning how to use our email accounts. Attendees must have an email account to attend the class.


Feb
23
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Introduction to Microsoft Word

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

Learn the basics of Microsoft Word.


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Feb
23
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Keep Your Family Safe and Together (in Bengali)

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

This workshop will cover how to establish healthy family relationships in a new environment and how to find a job in the United States.


Mar
7
5:30PM

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7:00PM

Shakespeare in Queens: "King John"

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Our series of staged readings of Shakespeare's plays presented by TITAN Theatre Company continues with "King John," a history play that grapples with questions of allegiance, legitimacy, duplicity and the driving force of a mother’s love.


Mar
22
5:30PM

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7:00PM

How to Start and Run a Small Business (in Spanish)

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Learn helpful tips for turning a hobby or skills into a business and find out where to obtain free resources to help plan a business.


Mar
26
3:00PM

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4:00PM

The Irish in America

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Vocalist Tom Smith pays tribute to the Emerald Isle with traditional Irish favorites, Celtic ballads, and a presentation of Irish dance.