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It's #BookTuesday!

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

Our #BookTuesday pick for July 26 is The View from the Cheap Seats by Neil Gaiman.

An inquisitive observer, thoughtful commentator, and assiduous craftsman, Neil Gaiman has long been celebrated for the sharp intellect and startling ...

Join Us at National Night Out!

Queens Library takes great honor in participating in the annual National Night Out Against Crime, which happens this year on Tuesday, August 2.

You can join your local library and your local police precinct for delicious food, wonderful activities, and an opportunity to connect with the police ...

Sharpen your pencils and your poetry skills

Submissions to our Summer Poetry Contest close on July 31, so we hope you're writing up a storm!

But if you need a jumping-off point, look no further: we've got just the thing.

Check out our blog for poetry writing tips to get your creative juices ...

Read and Sing Along with The Wheels On The Bus!

It’s a song, it’s a book, and it’s the inspiration for a summer craft!

On Thursday, August 4, at 2:00 p.m., we invite children ages 3-6 and their caregivers to Whitestone Community Library to read and sing along with the book "The Wheels on the ...

See Shakespeare Performed at Queens Library!

The play’s the thing at Queens Library! We're partnering with the award-winning TITAN Theatre Company to bring dramatic staged readings of all Shakespeare’s plays to libraries across Queens.

Our next Shakespeare in Queens performance will be A Midsummer Night's Dream on Monday, August 1 at ...

Celebrate Eid at Queens Library!

In honor of Eid al-Fitr, Queens Library will be hosting a special event on Saturday, July 30 for the public to celebrate and learn more about the holiday.

Members of the Bangladesh Institute of Performing Arts will greet and entertain our audience with cheerful songs, dances, homemade sweets, and henna painting.

We hope ...

Success Stories from the New Americans Program!

Since July celebrates the birth of our nation, we decided that it’s the best time to showcase our New Americans Program!

NAP helps with immigration issues and provides financial and legal advice, ESOL classes, and cultural events to help those that have recently chosen to live in the United States.

We hope you will ...

Enjoy Our Great Summer Programs!

The weather is heating up, and so is our programming.

Now, there's one place where you can get all the information you need about all the great free activities at Queens Library!

No matter what your interests are, you’ll find something to love at the library. This summer, kids and teens can enjoy free ...

Free Movies, Music, E-Books, and More!

Enjoy digital media at home, at work, or on-the-go!

Queens Library is a one-stop shop for tech lovers. Our digital media collection includes thousands of free eBooks, audiobooks, eMagazines, music, movies, and videos.

You can download all of these items to a personal computer, smartphone, pocket PC, PDA, portable media ...

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 ...

Jul
28
5:00PM

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6:30PM

Family Cycling 101 (in English and Spanish)

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

This is is a free, bilingual presentation and discussion of cycling for parents or guardians who want to learn how to ride with children. Topics include equipment and gear, bike safety, carriers and trailers, kid-friendly bike routes, what to pack, and more. Preregistration is required online at bike.nyc/education/classes/family-cycling-101 or by calling 212-870-2080.


Jul
29
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Birds of a Feather: Stories of Home & Migrations

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Join KathaSatha and Queens Memory for a storytelling workshop where you will write and share personal stories that may explore ideas of home and migrations. Participants are encouraged to bring personal and family photos that may help in telling their stories. Facilitator, Muna Gurung, will lead the workshop with a series of writing exercises that involve images and words. No participant will be turned away for not possessing photos. No prior writing experience required.


Aug
15
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Plastic Soul presents Classic Rock and More...

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Classic rock takes center stage with this performance of selections made great by Steppenwolf, Cream, The Beatles, Rolling Stones and more.


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Aug
18
4:30PM

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6:00PM

Doing Your Business With a Low Marketing Budget (in Spanish)

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

In this workshop in Spanish and you will learn about how to increase business with social media, importance of the email for your business, increase sales and RSVP list for your events, strategies to promote your business online and free APPs, free advertisements and other ways to promote your business.


Aug
29
5:30PM

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7:30PM

Buying a Home: Everything You Need to Know to Get Started

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

This workshop, presented by the Chhaya Community Development Corporation, covers everything first-time home buyers need to know about home ownership.


Oct
18
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Changes in Your Diet That Can Improve Your Health

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

With our hurried lifestyles, healthy eating is sometimes the last thing on our minds. Our registered dietician will offer healthy tips, ideas, and recipes from that will make healthy eating seem like second nature!
Presenter: Marie Keogh MPH, RD, CDN