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This Weekend at Queens Library

What can you do at the library this weekend? Well, you can still celebrate Eid al-Fitr, color with other adults, share your migration stories with Queens Memory, take a practice ACT, go to a jewelry workshop, improve your digital literacy, learn how to play Korean drums, meet a comedy illusionist, watch fun movies, hear wonderful music, ...

Check Out Harry Potter and the Cursed Child This Sunday!

It’s the moment all Potterheads have been waiting for!

The eighth installment in the Harry Potter book series, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” will be released on July 31. You can pick up available copies this Sunday at Queens Library!

Three of our community ...

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 ...

Support New York Empire Tennis and Queens Library!

If you love tennis, libraries, or both, join us and celebrate the return of Mylan World TeamTennis to Forest Hills Stadium At The West Side Tennis Club this summer!

New York’s own Mylan WTT team, the New York Empire, will also give their fans another reason to celebrate.

Thanks to a new ...

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 ...

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 monthly ...

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 ...

Aug
1
3:30PM

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4:00PM

Family Storytime

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-5 accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver, will listen to stories, sing songs, dance, and perform fingerplays. Preregistration is not required.

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

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Aug
1
4:00PM

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4:30PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-5 accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver, will work on different arts-and-crafts projects each week. Preregistration is not required.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
2
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Dewey Decimal Scavenger Hunt

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Participants will learn how the children's non-fiction collection is arranged and will then locate the books. For children ages 6-12 years. Registration is not required.


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Aug
3
4:00PM

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4:30PM

Summer Arts and Crafts

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 years will work on a different arts and crafts projects each week. Parents are welcome.
Registration is not required.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
9
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Children's Spelling Bee

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Are you a good speller? Then prove it at our spelling bee! Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place. For children entering third to sixth grades. Registration is not required.


Aug
10
11:30AM

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12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 1 year to 3 years can enjoy story time with books, doing fingerplays, singing and dancing.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
10
12:00PM

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12:30PM

Craft, Color & Play

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children and parents or caregivers will enjoy making a simple craft, coloring and playing with the toys.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
16
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Children's Math Bee

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Are you good at math? Can you add, subtract, multiply and divide in your head without using a calculator or pen and paper? Prove it at our Math Bee! For children who have completed third to sixth grades. Registration is not required.


Aug
23
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Children's Talent Show

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children between the ages 6-12 years old can strut their stuff at our talent show: sing, play a musical instrument, juggle, do card or magic tricks, tell jokes or whatever else might amuse an audience. Prizes
will be awarded for first, second and third place. Registration is not required.


Aug
24
4:00PM

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5:00PM

The Mr. Chris Musical Experience

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Join Mr. Chris in an educational musical experience with hip hop music, movement, storytelling and interactive games! Ages 6-12

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Balloon Story Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

This storytelling program creates characters out of balloons as the story is being told. Come have fun and receive your very own balloon character to take home.