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This Weekend At Queens Library

Enjoy your weekend at Queens Library with a free Lincoln Center performance by esteemed Cain-Oscar Bergeron and his ensemble, a film screening of “Matinee”, a discussion with author Jahi ...

HOT MUSIC PICKS FOR JULY!

Every month, Queens Library's expert staff will bring you the best of what's new in our collection. Check out these music recommendations for July,

"THE SOLAR POWERED LIBRARY" -- ALL SUMMER IN GANTRY PARK

 Queens Library and the Friends of Hunters Point Library are pleased to announce a special series of library services coming to the Gantries all summer long. All activities are ...

Join the Summer Reading Fun!

Queens Library invites children from all over Queens to take part in "Fizz, Boom, READ!" -- our 2014 Summer Reading ...

Borrow a Google Nexus Tablet!

Queens Library now has 5,000 Google tablets available for loan from eight locations:

Central Library (Jamaica),

Download the Queens Library app!

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Lincoln Center Local! Live Performances

Enjoy world-class music and dance, free at your local Queens Library. See the full schedule

Jul
28
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Quilting Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Quilters work on individual or group projects and share ideas and techniques. Beginners are welcome. Bring your own supplies!

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

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Jul
30
2:00PM

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3:00PM

The Sinatra Duets, Bobby Darin and the Great Ladies of Jazz

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Some music never goes out of style. Sing along to the great hits of Sinatra, Darin, Natalie Cole and others, with selections such as "Mack the Knife," "Cheek to Cheek," "Orange Colored Sky," "That Old Black Magic," "The Lady Is a Tramp" and more.


Jul
31
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Knitting 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.

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

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Jul
31
3:00PM

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5:30PM

Thursday Afternoon Movie

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Enjoy recent popular movies for teens and adults. All movies are rated PG-13.
July 17 "Hunger Games / Catching Fire"
July 24 "Thor / The Dark World"
July 31 "Saving Mr. Banks"
August 7 "Man of Steel"
August 14 "Divergent"

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

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Aug
6
11:00AM

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12:45PM

Computers for Beginners

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

Everyone needs to know how to use a computer! We will show you how to send an email, surf the web and more.

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

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Aug
8
11:00AM

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6:00PM

Driver Safety

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This AARP course is open to anyone with a New York State driver's license. Because it is being offered by AARP, there is a minimal fee to attend. To preregister, please call 718-641-3911.

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

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Aug
14
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.

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Aug
20
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Health Chat for Seniors: Affordable Care Act—What’s In It for Me?

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Naturally Occurring Retirement Community Without Walls (NORC WOW) presents a discussion of the Affordable Care Act and how it affects seniors. Blood pressure screenings will be available from 1:30-1:45PM.


Aug
20
2:00PM

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3:15PM

The Evolution of Jazz from the 1940s to the Present

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Zambian-born guitarist Robert Mwamba and friends illustrate different jazz styles, from bebop to cool jazz, hard bop, modern and more.


Aug
27
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Film Screening and Discussion: "Olympus Has Fallen"

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Terrorists attack the White House and take the president hostage, and disgraced former presidential guard Mike Banning must use his inside knowledge to help rescue him. Starring Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman; 2013; 119 minutes; rated R


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Friends of Library - Chapter. Contact Community Library Manager at or Office of Government and Community Affairs (GCA) at (718) 990-0817 if you are interested in joining.