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Comment on Our FY2018 Budget

Queens Library is preparing its operating budget for Fiscal Year 2018, and we'd like you to share your thoughts. Your comments online and by mail are welcome through Saturday, May 20.

Please visit our budget feedback webpage to read our Budget Priorities for Fiscal Year 2018 and fill out our ...

Policy Makers Need to Hear Your Voice

Queens Library, in partnership with the Marxe School of Public and International Affairs at Baruch College CUNY, presents A Public Voice: Safety and Justice Forum.

The purpose of "A Public Voice" is to have community members engage in conversations to inform local, regional, and national policymakers on the topics of ...

Young Bosses of Queens

Calling all Young Bosses—go get the money!

This new and innovative program at Arverne Community Library is open to residents in all 5 boroughs, ages 14-24, and will consist of hands-on interactive workshops, held over the course of 8 weeks.

You will learn the "soft skills" and ...

Battle of the Bands 2017

The Battle of the Bands is back and better than ever, and we're looking for performers!

For the third year running, New York bands will have the opportunity to bring the house down at the 2,100-seat Colden Auditorium at Queens College’s Kupferberg Center for the Arts on Thursday, July 27.

Queens ...

Help Shape the Future of Queens Library

Queens Library is planning for its future, and we want to hear from you.

Please help us understand how to serve our customers and communities better by sharing your views and ideas at a community conversation with Dennis M. Walcott, President and CEO of Queens Library.

We hope you can join us at one of ...

Free UPK at Ravenswood

If you didn't get a chance to sign up before, Round 2 of applications for Queens Library’s Universal Pre-K at Ravenswood is now open!

Queens Library’s UPK program now offers free after-school care, available until 6 p.m., in addition to an outstanding pre-K education; free ...

Celebrate Immigrant Heritage!

This April, Queens Library is celebrating the heritage and legacy of immigrants in America!

Join us for craft workshops, concerts, dance, and theater from around the globe.

Learn about the evolution of Bollywood with the Payalia Dance Company; explore culture and tradition with Pablo Mayor’s Folklore Urbano El ...

Job Skills Training

Need job training? Looking to get certified?

Thanks to Queens Library’s Job & Business Academy, Bank of America, and NYC Council Member Donovan Richards, you can receive industry-specific job training and certifications in high-growth industries. Take OSHA-certified construction trade classes, receive ...

Video Visitation at Queens Library

Video visitation is a free program offered at libraries across the city that connects a live video feed between participating library locations and NYC Department of Corrections facilities, allowing incarcerated New Yorkers to talk, read, and share stories together with their loved ...

Apr
24
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Preschoolers Storytime

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-5 years accompanied by a parent/adult caregiver will listen to stories, sing songs, dance, perform fingerplays and play with various musical instruments. Preregistration is not required.


Apr
24
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Preschoolers Arts and Crafts

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

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


Apr
26
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children and their parents/caregivers can enjoy story time with books, singing songs and dancing. For ages 1-3.

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

Additional Dates


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Apr
26
12:00PM

--to--

12:30PM

Toddlers Color, Craft and Playtime

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 12 months to 3 years can enjoy coloring, making a simple craft and playing with toys.

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

Additional Dates


May
1
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Preschoolers Storytime

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-5 years accompanied by a parent/adult caregiver will listen to stories, sing songs, dance, perform fingerplays and play with various musical instruments. Preregistration is not required.

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

Additional Dates


May
1
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Preschoolers Arts and Crafts

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-5 accompanied by a parent/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


May
3
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children and their parents/caregivers can enjoy story time with books, singing songs and dancing.
For ages 1-3.

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

Additional Dates


May
3
12:00PM

--to--

12:30PM

Toddlers Color, Craft and Playtime

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 12 months to 3 years can enjoy coloring, making a simple craft and playing with toys.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
24
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Build-a-Play Workshop

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Build a shadow puppet play from scratch in this workshop led by Nicola the puppeteer. Best of all, you'll get perform the play with shadow puppets you make yourself. Materials will be provided.