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Comment on Our FY2017 Budget

Queens Library is preparing its operating budget for Fiscal Year 2017, and there's still time for you to share your thoughts. Your comments online and by mail are welcome through May 6.

Please visit our budget feedback webpage to read our Budget Priorities for Fiscal Year 2017 and fill out our online ...

Upcoming NYCitizenship Information Sessions

Queens Library has partnered with the NYC Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs to bring you NYCitizenship, a program to assist New Yorkers along the path to citizenship.

Attend our upcoming information sessions with the NYCitizenship attorney to find out how to apply for citizenship easily, the benefits of ...

Queens Library Celebrates Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month! Several upcoming Queens Library events will honor Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in our borough, our city, and beyond, including our ongoing program series “Living Memory: The Culture and Heritage of Chinese New Yorkers.” Visit our Events webpage throughout the month for ...

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 ...

Spring 2016 Elder Law and Estate Planning Seminars

Protect Your Assets. Ensure Your Legacy. Come to our Elder Law and Estate Planning Seminars where you can learn strategies for your finances and estate planning.

By attending one of our seminars, you will be introduced to strategies that will help you better plan for your financial future, medical care, ...

From Dennis M. Walcott

In my first weeks as the newly-appointed President and CEO, I visited every community library to meet the staff and gain an overview of what each library adds to the community. Among the most impactful programs are the Job and Business Academy’s job skills training workshops.

Library users attend free classes at the library ...

New on Our Blog: An Interview with New Langston Hughes Executive Director Mikisha Morris!

We’re very pleased to welcome Dr. Mikisha Morris to Queens Library as the new Executive Director of the Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center. She succeeds Andrew P. Jackson (Sekou Molefi Baako), who will be retiring in July 2016 after more than 35 years of service to ...

Support the Gracie Book Club!

The Gracie Book Club is a new collaborative effort between the Gracie Mansion Conservancy and First Lady Chirlane McCray. The first Gracie Book Club selection is Bright Lines. Read Bright Lines along with the First Lady and your fellow New Yorkers, and be a part of a ...

Our New JBA Brochures

Every month, Queens Library’s Job & Business Academy (JBA) provides our customers with the technology training, small-business help, and job-search assistance they need to succeed—all for free.

Now, it’s easier than ever to find out which classes are being offered. Just check the listings in our new monthly ...

Hip Hop Thursdays: From Old School to New School!

Queens Library is continuing its mission to recognize, document, and celebrate the positive evolution of hip hop culture.

A fun part of our ongoing Hip Hop Programs and Culture series is Hip Hop Thursdays, where we feature celebrity interviews, performances, seminars, and much more!

Here is the schedule of our upcoming ...

May
6
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Seminar for Specialized High School Regent's and SAT (in Bengali)

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Do you know your child could take regents classes from middle school and could graduate earlier from high school?
Mr. Sheik Al Mamun, a New York State-Certified teacher, will explain how to prepare a plan for Regents Exam study in every subject area, identify resources for preparing for the exams, and give tips on how to maximize study time.


May
9
5:00PM

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8:00PM

Health Insurance Infomation and Enrollment

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Need health insurance? Come learn about no-cost Medicaid, options for low-cost insurance under the Affordable Care Act, and get your questions answered. Get information or enroll on site one-on-one with one of Callen Lorde Community Health Center’s culturally competent insurance navigators.

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

Additional Dates


May
10
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Introduction to the Internet

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

In this class you will learn the basics of the internet.


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May
14
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Parent Workshop: “Logrelo Ahora”

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

This workshop gives parents the information and skills they need to help their children achieve academic excellence. Participants learn about organization and time management skills, how to acquire productive habits, personal responsibility, and how to help children maintain a positive attitude in school.


May
17
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Introduction to Computers

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

Learn the basics of using a computer.


May
24
3:30PM

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5:30PM

NYCitizenship Information Session

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Come to an information session with the NYCitizenship attorney to find out how to apply for U.S. citizenship, and learn about the benefits of becoming a citizen and receiving financial counseling.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
11
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Meet the Author: Radha Vatsal and "A Front Page Affair"

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Local author Radha Vatsal will discuss her debut mystery novel, "A Front Page Affair," set in 1915 New York City and featuring Kitty Weeks, who works for the editor of the ladies' page at a newspaper and dreams of being a reporter. Learn about life in New York City during the 1910s. Books will be available for sale and signing.