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Get Free Tickets to Shakespeare in the Park!

Shakespeare in the Park is one of New York City's most beloved summer traditions—and now you can get your tickets at Queens Library!

Free tickets to Shakespeare’s "Julius Caesar," performed by the famed Public Theater, will be available at Elmhurst Community Library (86-07 Broadway) on ...

31-Hour Open House at Corona!

Experience everything Queens Library has to offer!

We're staying up all night at Corona Community Library for our 31-Hour Open House, which will include a Poetry of Inclusion open mic with Queens Poet Laureate Maria Lisella.

Be sure to also join us for immigration workshops and legal assistance; ...

Our New Music For May!

Looking for new music? Look no further than your local Queens Library!

Every month, our expert staff will bring you the best of what's new in our physical and digital collections.

This month features music from The xx, Wyclef Jean, Fat Joe & Remy Ma, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Trey Songz, Aimee Mann, ...

Learn to Code & Transform Your Career!

Coalition for Queens (C4Q) is a local nonprofit that aims to create a tech community that is reflective of our society, with individuals from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences.

Access Code is a 10-month software development program offered by the Coalition for Queens that trains talented ...

Celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month!

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, and we're pleased to honor some prominent figures of Asian and Pacific Island descent that have made great contributions and added to the rich cultural tapestry of the United States.

We will feature notable people from a variety of professions and careers on our ...

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 ...

Malcolm Gladwell: We Can’t Let NYC Libraries Lag Behind

Thank you to author and critic Malcolm Gladwell for his new letter on behalf of our City's libraries!

"Since I moved to New York City 20 years ago to become a staff writer at The New Yorker, I've relied on public libraries," Gladwell writes.

"They are open and welcoming to all, from writers like ...

Queens Library is for Everyone!

The Everyone Campaign is exactly that: for everyone. Queens Library is a safe space for all, no matter where you come from, who you love, or what you believe.

In today’s political and social climate, many people in the communities we serve feel vulnerable and afraid.

As the hub of every community across the ...

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 ...

May
30
1:15PM

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3:00PM

Mahjong Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

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

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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May
30
1:15PM

--to--

2:15PM

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.

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

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May
31
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Creative Aging Collage Memory Project

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Creative Aging Collage/Memoir Art Project with teaching artist Richard Estrin. Eight sessions and a culminating event. Registration required. Call Glen Oaks Library 718-831-8636

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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May
31
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Adult Book Discussion

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Adult Book Discussion selections:
May, 31 @ 2 pm "Orphan Train" By Christina Baker Kline
June, 14 @ 2 pm " Re Jane" By Patricia Park

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

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Jun
1
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Knit and Quilt 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. We provide a sewing machine.

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

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Jun
1
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Chair Yoga

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Certified instructor Didi Tapomaya teaches participants basic yoga techniques, breathing and relaxation exercises with guided visualization. Space is limited. Please register at the Glen Oaks Library, 718-831-8636

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

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Jun
1
6:00PM

--to--

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.

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Jun
2
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

English Conversation Classes

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.

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Jun
2
1:00PM

--to--

2:15PM

ESOL Conversation Group

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join us for an ESOL conversation group.

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

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Jun
3
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.

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Jun
3
12:00PM

--to--

1:30PM

Saturday Afternoon Movie

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This month we will screen the following films:
June 3rd, "Loving" @ 12 pm, Rated PG-13
June 10th, "Priceless" @ 12 pm, Rated PG-13
June 17th, "Far from the Madding Crowd" @ 12 pm,Rated PG -13
June 24th, "American Pastoral" @12 pm, Rated R

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

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Jun
5
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.

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Jun
5
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.

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Jun
5
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Beaded Bracelet Workshop for Adults

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Registration is now closed

Learn how to design your own beaded bracelet. Preregistration is required. Space is limited.


Jun
6
10:15AM

--to--

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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Jun
8
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.

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Jun
19
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Adult Craft Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Please join us for the Adult Craft Club on Monday Evenings at 6pm.
Each month the club will do a different craft project.

Monday, January 23rd @ 6 PM
Monday, February 13th @ 6 PM
Monday, March 20th @ 6 PM
Monday, April 24th @ 6 PM
Monday, May 22nd @ 6 PM
Monday, June 19th @ 6 PM


Jun
21
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Health Chat for Seniors: Falls Prevention

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Lori Ginsberg, RN, MA, Coordinator Public Health Initiatives, Center for the Equity of Care, Northwell Health discusses steps you can take to reduce your risk of falls as part of 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.


Jun
24
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Divas of Broadway and Opera

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Soprano Irene Failenbogen performs pieces from both classical opera and Broadway shows, including "La Traviata," "Carmen" and "Fiddler on the Roof."


Jul
1
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


Jul
1
12:00PM

--to--

1:45PM

Saturday Afternoon Movie

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

July 2017 Films
Saturday July 1,"La La Land" @ 12:00 Rated PG-13
Saturday July 8th "Fences" @ 12:00 Rated PG-13
Saturday July 15 "Chef" @ 12:00 Rated PG-13
Saturday July 29 "Sense of an Ending" @ 12:00 Rated PG-13

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

Additional Dates


Jul
3
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


Jul
3
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


Jul
7
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.

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Jul
11
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


Jul
12
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Siamese Mah Jongg

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Siamese Mah Jongg®
Have you ever wanted to play Mah Jongg and didn’t have enough players? Siamese Mah Jongg ® is your answer. You will love this simple yet very challenging method of playing Mah Jongg with two players that is sweeping the Mah Jongg world. It can be fast, stimulating, and fun, fun, fun! This class is for seasoned, experienced Mah Jongg players. Please bring a 2017 card to class and a set if you have one.
Instructor: Donna Miller-Small Registration is required


Jul
13
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


Jul
19
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Health Chat for Seniors: All About Arthritis

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

RN, NP Monica Richey discusses the causes, symptoms and treatments for arthritis as part of 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.


Jul
22
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Saturday Afternoon Movie

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

July, 22nd "Words and Pictures" @ 12pm Rated PG-13


Aug
5
12:00PM

--to--

1:45PM

Saturday Afternoon Movie

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

August Films 2017
Saturday August 8th, "Norma Rae" @ 12:00 Rated PG
Saturday August 12th, "Hidden Figures" @ 12:00 Rated
Saturday August 19th, "Lincoln" @ 12:00 Rated PG-13
Saturday August 26th, "Amelia" @ 12:00 Rated PG

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

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