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Citizenship Assistance at Queens Library

There's no better time than now to learn about the citizenship resources at your nearest participating library.

You can come to civic knowledge classes, Know Your Rights workshops about the DACA program, free legal consultations, and naturalization workshops to aid you in the immigration process.

Stay informed and ...

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 ...

It's a Great Day for Older Adults!

Queens Library's Older Adult Services Program is proud to present our third annual Older Adults Day, which will feature FREE health screenings, live entertainment, and information on healthcare, benefits, and other important topics specifically for adults age 50 and older.

In addition to special seminars and activities, ...

Free Job Readiness Training

Queens Library's Job & Business Academy and the Consortium for Worker Education have partnered to provide a free Job Readiness and Computer Training program for the unemployed or underemployed.

This 9-week training program is a comprehensive series of workshops that offers entry to ...

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 ...

Back-to-School Events!

It’s that time of year again!

You and your kids can get ready for the new school year and ease the transition back to school by checking out one of Queens Library’s fun programs!

Make crafts, watch a movie, or learn about all the resources available at your library. For more information about each event, you ...

Hispanic Heritage Celebrations!

Hispanic Heritage Month 2017 begins September 15, and we’ll be celebrating with programs and events all month long!

Now through November 2, Queens Library will put the spotlight on the richness of Hispanic heritage and culture. Join us for concerts, dance performances, crafts, cooking classes, movies, and much ...

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 ...

Free Home Internet Access for Eligible NYC Students!

Do you know a New York City public school student with no home Internet access?

Their family may be eligible to borrow a hotspot from Queens Library and get FREE Internet service at home!

The ConnectED Library Hotspot Loan Program is a free program designed to help NYC ...

The 12th Annual StartUP Business Plan Competition!

Got a great idea for a business?

You can get the tools you need to launch your own business and enter a contest to win $10,000 in seed funding!

Thanks to the generous support of Resorts World Casino New York City, the Queens Economic Development Corporation is holding its ...

Sep
21
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Share patterns and techniques or just have a friendly chat while working on your projects. Please bring your own supplies.

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

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Sep
21
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Moving For Life: Dance Exercise for All

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Moving for Life incorporates dance and Qi Gong, accompanied by different types of music to accentuate the body-mind connection.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
23
10:00AM

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11:30AM

Adult Coloring

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Bring your own coffee, tea, and biscuits. We will provide the atmosphere, including music, and coloring supplies. Coloring is a new adult craze that promises relaxation, fun, and community.

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

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Sep
23
12:00PM

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1:30PM

Saturday Afternoon Movie

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

September 9: " Everybody Loves Somebody" PG-13
September 16: "Gifted" PG-13
September 23: " Going In Style" PG-13
September 30: " The Longest Ride" PG-13

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

Additional Dates


Sep
25
12:00PM

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3:00PM

Adult Gamers Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

We welcome players of various card and board games, including bridge, canasta, chess, dominoes, and more! For adults only.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
25
1:30PM

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3:00PM

Watercolor Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Practice your skills and meet others to share experiences. Please bring your own supplies.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
25
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Gentle Yoga

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Leslie Taylor leads this gentle, beginning-level yoga class for older adults. First come first served, space is limited.

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

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Sep
25
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Adult Craft Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Make crafts, and make friends!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
26
1:15PM

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3:00PM

Mahjong Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Play mahjong and share the fun, excitement, and camaraderie with others.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
27
10:00AM

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1:00PM

Older Adults Day

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Older Adult Services presents Older Adults Day, featuring live entertainment, short presentations on a range of subjects of interest to older adults, free health screenings, and information on healthcare, benefits and other important resources.


Sep
27
10:15AM

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11:00AM

Brain Games

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Test your long-term and short-term memory at a discussion led by registered nurse Kathy Moran.


Sep
27
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Working with Watercolors

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Professional teaching artist Richard Estrin leads this one session workshop. Learn about color theory and the basics of watercolor painting.


Sep
27
11:15AM

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12:00PM

Living with Arthritis

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Rheumatologist Dr. Tehila Zuckerman leads leads this lecture about living with the pain of arthritis. This program is part of a larger event, Older Adults Day at Glen Oaks.


Sep
27
12:15PM

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1:00PM

Managing Your Medications

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Doctor Boparari from Memorial Sloane Kettering leads this discussion about medication management.


Sep
27
1:15PM

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2:00PM

The Three Ds of of Geriatric Care

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

The 3 Ds of Geriatrics Care: Dementia, Depression, Delirium – what are the differences and what do you need to watch for? The speakers are Cynthia X. Pan, M.D. and Suraj Tandon, M.D. from New York Presbyterian, Queens. This is part of Older Adult Day at Glen Oaks.


Sep
27
1:30PM

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2:30PM

Zumba Gold Workshop

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Zumba Gold uses dance moves mixed with exercise for an effective low-impact workout. Wear loose clothing and sneakers. Preregistration by phone is required for all sessions.


Sep
27
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Great Music from the '30s to the '70s

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Guitarist Eddie Lee Isaacs and friends bring back memories with favorites like "Autumn Leaves," "Misty" and "Body and Soul," made great by performers including Louis Prima, Ray Charles and Willie Nelson, mixed with a little rock 'n' roll.


Sep
28
5:30PM

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6:30PM

Meditation Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Experienced or beginner, join the club and share breathing exercises and meditation techniques that may help to reduce stress.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
2
4:30PM

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6:00PM

How to Get a Business Loan in Your Community Bank (in Spanish)

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

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


Oct
3
10:15AM

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11:45AM

Internet Basics for Beginners

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This class, an interactive, hands-on search, is for beginners who need simple steps to understanding the Internet. Preregistration is required. Please call 718-831-8636 or stop by the Lower Level Information Desk to reserve your spot.

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

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Oct
5
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Spanish Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Do you speak Spanish?
Join to talk about anything and everything including film, music, cooking and news.
Meet guest authors and connect with new friends.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
7
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Adult Coding Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

This program introduces adult participants to the world of coding. Participants will learn basic HTML, CSS and JavaScript to create their very first webpage. Attendance is required for all four sessions. Register in person or by calling 718-831-8636.

Glen OaksSat, Oct 14, 20173:00PM - 4:30PM
Glen OaksSat, Oct 21, 20173:00PM - 4:30PM
Glen OaksSat, Oct 28, 20173:00PM - 4:30PM

Oct
18
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Health Chat for Seniors: What You Need to Know About Osteoporosis and Bone Health

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Dr. Mia Clar, Northwell Health will speak about what osteoporosis is, treatments available and how to keep your bones healthy at this month's health talk for older adults, presented by Naturally Occurring Retirement Community Without Walls (NORC WOW). A question-and-answer session will be part of the presentation and blood pressure screenings will be available from 1:30-1:45PM.


Oct
21
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Meet the Author: "Frederick Gilbert Bourne: Forgotten Titan of the Gilded Age" by Philip Selvaggio

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Frederick Gilbert Bourne, the son of a clergyman, rose from near poverty to being one of the wealthiest men in America. Author Philip Selvaggio has researched and brought to life this little remembered titan who had strong ties to Long Island, Manhattan, and upstate New York.
Books will be available for sale and signing.


Oct
25
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Adult Book Discussion

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Wednesday, September 13th @ 2 p.m. "City on Fire" By Garth Risk Hallberg
Wedensday, October 25th @ 2 p.m. "Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir" By J.D. Vance


Oct
28
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Medicare Basics

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Healthcare policies can be confusing. Come get the most current information from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. All are welcome. Come get all the information you need!


Nov
4
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Saturday Afternoon Movie

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

November 4: "Queen of Katwe"; November 18: "Everything, Everything"; November 25: "The Beguiled".

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Zumba Gold

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This class is perfect for active older adults who are looking for a fun dance workout at lower-intensity. Come ready to sweat and leave feeling strong. This class focuses on all elements of fitness: cardio, muscular conditioning, flexibility and balance!

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

Additional Dates


Nov
15
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Health Chat for Seniors: Common Breathing Disorders

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Dr. Daniel Laurie, Pulmonologist, Northwell Health will speak about the different types of breathing/pulmonary disorders and treatments available at this month's health talk for older adults, presented by Naturally Occurring Retirement Community Without Walls (NORC WOW). A question-and-answer session will be part of the presentation and blood pressure screenings will be available from 1:30-1:45PM.


Nov
18
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Getting Personal: Writing About Your Family History with Author Bob Brody

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Learn how to capture your personal family history in writing (what happened, how you felt, why it mattered) with Bob Brody, personal essayist, public relations executive, and author of the memoir "Playing Catch with Strangers: A Family Guy (Reluctantly) Comes of Age".
Books will be available for sale and signing.


Dec
2
12:00PM

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1:30PM

Saturday Afternoon Movie

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

December 2: "Beatriz At Dinner"; December 9: "Shall We Dance"; December 16: "Love Actually"; December 23: "Love the Coopers"; December 30: "New Year's Eve".

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

Additional Dates


Dec
8
12:30PM

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2:00PM

Genealogy Workshop

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

A two-part genealogy workshop presented by instructor Diane Warmsley, genealogist and family historian.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
20
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Health Chat for Seniors: Cognition and Aging

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Dr. Yael Cukier, Northwell Health, will speak about how aging affects cognition and memory and what you can do to keep your mind functioning optimally at this month's health talk for older adults, presented by Naturally Occurring Retirement Community Without Walls (NORC WOW). A question-and-answer session will be part of the presentation and blood pressure screenings will be available from 1:30-1:45PM.