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This Weekend at Queens Library

Our Lunar New Year and Black History Month events continue this weekend at the Library! Plus, you can get help with your taxes, take a writing class, join a crochet circle, bring your kids to a Family Engineering Festival, and so much more! We hope to see you ...

Queens Library To Take Plastic Bags Out of Circulation

In an effort to protect the environment and better use our financial resources, Queens Library will stop offering plastic shopping bags to our customers at all 65 locations on June 30, 2018.

Plastic bags release toxins into the ground and water, can take hundreds of years to decompose, and in many cases are used ...

Celebrate National Library Lovers Month

Show your love for libraries by entering our Share Your Love for Queens Library Photo Contest.  

Enter the contest today and show how much you love your library for a chance to win a Samsung 16 GB Galaxy Tablet!

Complete contest rules here.

Free UPK at Ravenswood

Queens Library’s Universal Pre-K at Ravenswood, located at 35-32 21st Street in Long Island City, offers an outstanding pre-K education; free nutritious lunches and snacks; warm, friendly, highly qualified staff; the best learning experience for your child; free after-school care until 5:30 p.m.; and all the ...

Celebrate the Lunar New Year!

Xin Nian Kuai Le! Join us as we celebrate the Lunar New Year at Queens Library.

The Lunar New Year is a centuries-old tradition in China and several other Asian countries, and is a time to honor deities and ancestors, as well as make way for good fortune in the upcoming year.

At Queens Library, you can attend traditional ...

Free Tax Help at Queens Library!

It’s that time of year again!

If you need help figuring out and filing your ‪tax return‬, come to Queens Library for free tax-preparation assistance if you're age 60 and older, or earn $66,000 or less a year.

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance is offering free electronic ...

Celebrate Black History Month at Queens Library!

We hope you will join us at Queens Library this February for Black History Month!

We’ll be screening movies, hosting talks, and presenting concerts to celebrate and commemorate the Black experience in America.

Programs are available for children, teens, and adults, including five special events focusing on Claudia ...

Free English Classes!

Are you a new American who wants to learn English or improve your English language skills?

You can learn English at Queens Library for FREE!

Join a supportive community of students and teaching professionals at our community libraries. Classes are available for Beginners and at Intermediate and Advanced ...

Feb
26
12:30PM

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1:30PM

Poetry Club

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Let's read and discuss great poetry together!


Feb
27
1:30PM

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2:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

All are welcome to our discussion of "The Art of Racing in the Rain" by Garth Stein.


Feb
27
1:30PM

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4:30PM

Tax Preparation Assistance

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

IRS-trained counselors will help you complete your 2017 personal income tax return. Bring a copy of your 2016 income tax return(s); all W-2, 1099, and other tax forms and documents for 2017; unemployment compensation statements; an SSA-1099 form if you received Social Security benefits; a photo I.D. for every person listed on your return; and Social Security cards or other official documentation for yourself and all dependents.

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

Additional Dates


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Mar
2
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Computer Basics for Beginners

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

We are offering a 30 minute one-on-one computer training, available by appointment. Participants are limited to three sessions per day. Sign up for classes at 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., or 12:00 p.m.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
6
1:30PM

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4:30PM

Tax Preparation Assistance

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

IRS-trained counselors will help you complete your 2017 personal income tax return. Bring a copy of your 2016 income tax return(s); all W-2, 1099,and other tax forms and documents for 2017; unemployment compensation statements; an SSA-1099 form if you received Social Security benefits; a photo I.D. for every person listed on your return; and Social Security cards or other official documentation for yourself and all dependents.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
19
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

Poetry Club

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Let's read and discuss great poetry together!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
27
1:30PM

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2:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

All are welcome to our discussion of "The Hidden Life of Trees" by Peter Wohlleben.


Mar
28
4:00PM

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5:00PM

D.S.N.Y.'s Organics Collection Outreach Program, Brown Bin Workshop

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Join us for a hands-on workshop, offered by DSNY organic collection outreach. This brown bin workshop will cover how to use it, get one, and the benefit of using it. They will address concerns such as pests and which bag to use.


Apr
6
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Computer Basics for Beginners

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

We are offering a 30-minute one-on-one computer training, available by appointment. Participants are limited to three sessions per day. Sign up for classes at 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m., or 12 p.m.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
24
1:30PM

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2:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

All are welcome to our discussion of "The Whistler" by John Grisham.


May
16
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Wellness Workshop: Coping with Insomnia

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

More than 10% of people in the United States suffer from chronic insomnia. Sleeplessness can result in ongoing fatigue, irritability, poor concentration, and increased risk of series illnesses. In this workshop, we will look at some common causes of sleeplessness, including physical tension, chronic pain, stress, and anxiety. We will learn and practice some sleep-enhancing thoughts and behaviors to help us get the peaceful rest we need.