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Launch Your Food Business with Jamaica FEASTS!

Calling all aspiring food entrepreneurs: Jamaica FEASTS is back!

This completely FREE incubator program was created to provide resources to those who are looking to start and run their own food-based business.

Learn the fundamentals with our hands-on workshops, receive a one-on-one session with an industry expert, and ...

Enter the Naturalize NY Lottery!

Green card holders: Enter the Naturalize NY lottery today for the chance to have your citizenship application costs waived!

Winners will receive a $725 voucher to cover the cost of applying for citizenship. The deadline to register for the lottery is Friday, July 28.

You ...

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 tickets to Shakespeare’s "A Midsummer Night’s Dream," performed by the famed Public Theater, will be available at Queens Central Library (89-11 ...

Join Us on Our Mobile Library Tour!

Queens Library's Mobile Library will be touring the borough throughout the month of July.

Visit the Mobile Library to borrow books, sign up for a library card, and more!

Our stops will include public schools, veterans' health care facilities, and the 3rd Annual Battle of the Bands at Queens College's Colden ...

Queens Library 2017 Gala

The Queens Library Foundation’s 2017 Annual Gala will take place on Tuesday, October 17, at the Queens Museum.

Nearly 300 supporters of the Library attended last year’s Gala to pay tribute to our special honorees and the Library’s mission and customers.

This year’s ...

A Celebration of Southeast Queens Authors

Many authors call Southeast Queens their home. Join us on Saturday, July 22 at Cambria Heights Community Library in celebrating a few of our literary lights!

Some of our authors have an extensive publishing pedigree, while others are the proud creators of their first work.

Our participating authors will ...

Battle of the Bands Spotlights!

The 3rd Annual Battle of the Bands is only two weeks away, and we're still introducing you to our talented contestants.

Check our homepage every week leading up to our July 27th event at Colden Auditorium for a new band profile—and see who you think is the best!

For today's ...

Get Help From a Financial Coach

Are financial problems causing you stress?

You can make an appointment to see a financial coach at Queens Library!

A financial coach can help you develop the skills you need to manage money and gain financial stability.

You can get free advice on various topics like reviewing and understanding your credit report, ...

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 ...

Young Adult Literacy Program: Pre-Register Now!

Are you interested in getting your High School Equivalency, but not sure where to start?

The Young Adult Literacy Program (YALP) is here to help!

This program is open to students ages 16–24, and offers four days of classes per week, as well as one day of service learning and job shadowing to help build your ...

Jul
21
1:15PM

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2:00PM

Play Hooray Time for Preschoolers

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

A fun-filled music and interactive play for preschoolers with their caregivers.Please register at the Library

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Jul
21
2:00PM

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2:45PM

Family Fun Time for Children and Families

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Please join us for reading, coloring and games. Caregivers must attend with young children. First come, first served. Space may be limited.

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

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Jul
24
2:00PM

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2:45PM

Summer Reading Circle for Children Entering Kindergarten - Grade 2

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Each session special books will be shared with the group. Then participants will divide up into groups for literacy based activities. Beginning readers will get a chance to practice reading.

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

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Jul
24
3:00PM

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3:45PM

Games and Building Fun for Children entering Kindergarten - Grade 2

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Children will build with legos and other building toys. During some sessions, children will play board games or get a chance to do both play and build.

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

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Jul
24
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Reading, Writing and Coloring for Families and Children

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us for reading, coloring and writing. Young children need to be with a caregiver.

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

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Jul
25
1:00PM

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1:45PM

Picture Book Time and Summer Reading Cub for Children Ages 3-6

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, songs and special build a better world projects. A caregiver must attend with child. First come, first served. Space may be limited.

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

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Jul
25
3:00PM

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3:45PM

Build a Better World Fun Projects for Children entering Kindergarten - Grade 2

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us for fun craft projects and other activities.

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

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Jul
25
4:00PM

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4:45PM

Book Group/Report on Your Books for children entering Kindergarten - Grade 6

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us to talk about what you are reading. Please bring your reading log with you.

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

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Jul
26
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Mother Goose Time for Babies 0-23 months

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us for songs, stories and fingerplays. Caregivers must attend with children. First Come, first served. Space may be limited.

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

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Jul
26
11:30AM

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12:00PM

Toddler Time for Children Ages 2 - 4 years

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, songs, finger plays and movements. Caregivers must attend with children. First come, first served. Space may be limited.

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

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Jul
26
2:00PM

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2:45PM

Summer Reading Book Adventure for Children entering Grades 3-6

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us for fun book based activities. We will discover new books and remember old favorites.

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

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Jul
26
4:00PM

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4:45PM

Reading Buddies for Children Ages 3+ through Young Adults

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Read with a younger or older child or with a young adult. Help someone sharpen his or her reading skills and your own. A caregiver should attend with younger children.

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

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Jul
27
1:00PM

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1:45PM

Toddler Playtime

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

We will play together. This summer we have new building toys. First come, first served. Space may be limited.

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

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Jul
27
3:00PM

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3:45PM

Games and Lego Fun for Children entering Grades 3 - 6

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us for Lego building. We may write or tell stories about what we build. Sometimes we will play board games instead or do both. We also have other building sets.

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

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