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This Weekend at Queens Library

Join us at the Library this weekend for great holiday concerts, author events with Bangladeshi-American poet Hassanal Abdullah and the Chinese literature writing circle Overseas Window, Senator Leroy Comrie's mobile office hours, a holiday gift giveaway for kids and seniors, writing workshops, a spelling bee, winter meditation, ...

Watch Great Films with Kanopy!

Get out your Queens Library card and sign up for Kanopy, the Library's newest on-demand video streaming service, where you can watch more than 30,000 classic movies, indie films, foreign films, and acclaimed documentaries!

You can stream films from hundreds of popular producers such as The Criterion ...

Celebrate the Holidays at Queens Library!

Enjoy the holidays at Queens Library, with our special programs and events for kids, adults, teens, and the whole family, including holiday concerts, arts and crafts, holiday movie screenings, and much more!

Plus, you can view our collections of recommended holiday books and movies, available to borrow from your community ...

Double Your Donation: Give Today!

Nearly 1 million neighbors took advantage of more than 52,000 programs at Queens Library this year alone! Your support means that we can continue to meet our community’s needs in 2018.

A generous donor has provided a matching gift and hopes to inspire you to make a donation to Queens Library.

A gift of $25 means ...

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 ...

Donate A Coat at Queens Library!

This holiday season, Queens Library is participating in the New York Cares Coat Drive!

Queens residents can visit 46 community library locations to donate new and gently used winter coats that will be distributed to men, women, and children in need.

Last year, more than 100,000 coats were collected across ...

Dec
18
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.


Dec
18
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Watercolor Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

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


Dec
18
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Adult Craft Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Make crafts, and make friends!


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Dec
18
6:00PM

--to--

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!


Dec
19
10:15AM

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12:00PM

Microsoft PowerPoint for Beginners

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.

Topics include creating and editing slides, changing design and colors, inserting pictures and illustrations, and presenting a slideshow. Basic computer skills are required. Space is limited, and preregistration is required. Participants must attend all classes.


Dec
19
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


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.


Dec
21
1:00PM

--to--

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.

Additional Dates


Dec
21
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Quilting Project: Cathedral Window

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

In this three-session workshop, Alacia Stubbs will demonstrate how to create easy quilting designs. Preregistration is required; call 718-831-8636 Participants should bring at least 1.5 yards of three different fabrics that complement each other and matching thread. Cotton is recommended.


Dec
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


Dec
23
10:00AM

--to--

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.

Additional Dates


Dec
23
12:00PM

--to--

1:15PM

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


Jan
2
1:15PM

--to--

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


Jan
4
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

French Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Do you speak French? Don’t forget this beautiful language! Join us at Club Français to talk about family, friends, and vacations; listen to music and songs; and discuss current events, art, films, cooking, and any other subject that might interest you. These will be real tête-à-têtes among friends.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
4
1:00PM

--to--

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.

Additional Dates


Jan
4
6:00PM

--to--

7:45PM

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


Jan
4
6:00PM

--to--

6:45PM

Moving For Life: Dance Exercise for All

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Moving for Life is a self-care fitness program using gentle warm-ups, light aerobics, and targeted strength in a way that is safe, fun, and enjoyable for all! Workouts can be done seated or standing. You are encouraged to do what is comfortable and modify based on your energy, range of motion and fitness level. We start where you are, so you don't have to worry if you haven't been moving in a while. This class is open and fun for everyone! Come join us for music, dance and laughs!

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

Additional Dates


Jan
5
10:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Scrabble Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

We meet weekly to play this popular word game. Please bring your own Scrabble set.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
5
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

English Conversation Class

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Adults improve their English through group conversations about everyday topics.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
6
10:00AM

--to--

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.

Additional Dates


Jan
6
12:00PM

--to--

1:30PM

Saturday Afternoon Movie

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Saturday Afternoon Movies
Saturday, January 6th - "The Glass Castle"
Saturday, January 13th- "Australia"
Saturday, January 20th - "The Last Face"
Saturday, January 27th- "Lady Macbeth"

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

Additional Dates


Jan
6
3:00PM

--to--

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. Basic computer skills and keyboard skills are required. Attendance is required for all four sessions. Register in person or by calling 718-831-8636.

Glen OaksSat, Jan 13, 20183:00PM - 4:30PM
Glen OaksSat, Jan 20, 20183:00PM - 4:30PM
Glen OaksSat, Jan 27, 20183:00PM - 4:30PM

Jan
8
12:00PM

--to--

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


Jan
8
1:30PM

--to--

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


Jan
8
5:30PM

--to--

7:15PM

Action Mondays at the Movies

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

1/8: "John Wick: Chapter 2"; 2/5: "The Hitman's Bodyguard"; 3/5: "Kingsman: The Golden Circle"; 4/2: "The Fate of the Furious"; 5/7: "Atomic Blonde"; 6/4: "Taken 3".

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

Additional Dates


Jan
9
10:00AM

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10:45AM

One on One Basic Technology

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Queens Library at Glen Oaks is welcoming all to register for a one-on-one basic technology class. Bring your own phone, tablet, laptop or practice on our computers. Registration is Required. Call 718-831-8636 or come in to sign up for one of our sessions: Tuesdays, Jan 9, 16 or 23 10-10:45 or 11-11:45 am or Thursdays, Jan 11, 18, or 25 12-12:45 or 1-1:45pm.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
11
5:30PM

--to--

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


Jan
22
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Monday Night Karaoke

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Monday Night Karaoke
Monday, January 22, 2018 @ 6 p.m.
Monday, February 12, 2018 @ 6 p.m.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
29
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Adult Craft Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join us for crafting fun!

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

Additional Dates


Jan
31
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Adult Book Discussion

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

1/31: "The Muralist" by B.A. Shapiro
2/28: "The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead

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

Additional Dates


Feb
1
12:30PM

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3:30PM

Tax Preparation Assistance

Location: Glen Oaks
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); Social Security card for yourself and anyone else listed on your tax return; or SSA-1099 form if you received Social Security benefits; all W-2 , 1099 forms, and other income documents for tax year 2017; unemployment compensation 1099G; A photo ID is required for the taxpayers. The program is hosted by AARP Tax Aide Volunteers, on a first come first served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
3
12:00PM

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1:45PM

Saturday Afternoon Movie

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Saturday Afternoon Movies
Saturday, February 3rd: "The Book of Henry"
Saturday, February 10th: "The Verdict"
Saturday, February 17th: "The Big Sick"
Saturday, Febrary 24th: "Battle of the Sexes"

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

Additional Dates


Feb
14
1:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Film Screening and Sing-Along of "West Side Story"

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join us for a screening and a sing-along of the romantic musical update and winner of ten Oscars, "Romeo and Juliet". The Stephen Sondheim/Leonard Bernstein score is just one of the reasons this film has captivated audiences for more than five decades. We invite you to sing along to memorable numbers such as "Maria", "Tonight", "I Feel Pretty", and "One Hand, One Heart”, to name a few.


Feb
24
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Spain Inspires: Opera, Broadway Musical and Song

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Baritone Ricardo Rosa presents a concert of selections by Gioachino Rossini, W.A. Mozart, George Bizet, Mitch Leigh and Agustin Lara.


Mar
14
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Paper Mache Craft Project

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

A paper mache art project with teaching artist Richard Estrin. Registration is required. Contact 718-831-8636. For older adults.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
20
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Intermediate Drawing

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

An intermediate level two session class. Enjoy the opportunity to continue to develop drawing skills with teaching artist Richard Estrin. Registration is required. Call 718-831-8636

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

Additional Dates


May
23
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Art History Lecture Series

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Art History series led by Mary Dono
May 23 Van Gogh and Gauguin
May 30 Female Impressionists

Older Adult Services
Funded by Madeleine Long

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

Additional Dates


Jun
1
12:30PM

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2:30PM

Intermediate Level Watercolor/Drawing

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

Creative Aging: Intermediate Level Drawing and Watercolor Learn perspective and portrait techniques using both mediums. (This course is designed for those who have already taken a basic watercolor and drawing course.) Registration is required. Call 718-831-8636

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

Additional Dates