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It's #BookTuesday!

Every Tuesday, Queens Library will introduce you to a great book!

Our #BookTuesday pick for June 27 is The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy.

Roy’s richly moving new novel—the first since the author's 1997 Booker Prize-winning, internationally celebrated debut, "The God of ...

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 ...

Battle of the Bands Spotlights!

We’re five short weeks away from the 3rd Annual Battle of the Bands, so we’re getting the party started early and introducing you to our rockin’ contestants.

Check our homepage every week leading up to our July 27th event at Colden Auditorium for a new band profile—and see ...

Summer Reading 2017: Build a Better World

Summer Reading at Queens Library begins Thursday, June 8.

Summer Reading helps kids stay sharp while they're out of school, and gets adults back into good habits! Try to read 20 minutes (or more!) each day.

This year, the Summer Reading theme is Build a Better World. Be inspired by ...

Summer Poetry Contest 2017

Can you rhyme? Know what a haiku is?

Entries are now open for the Summer Poetry Contest 2017! Send in your best poem for a chance to be published in Queens Library Magazine.

This year, the theme is Build A Better World. There’s no limit to your creativity, but please keep it under 250 ...

Congratulations to Our NYC Neighborhood Library Awards Finalists!

We’re proud to announce that three of our community libraries—Bayside, Lefferts, and Woodside—have been selected from hundreds of libraries in the city as finalists for the NYC Neighborhood Library Awards!

A record-breaking 24,000 New Yorkers nominated ...

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 ...

Jun
27
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Nick the Balloonatic Show

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

In this fun-filled balloon show, children will see characters that they can relate to being sculptured right before their eyes. Children will take home a sculptured balloon made especially for them. Audience participation is encouraged.


Jun
28
10:30AM

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11:15AM

Music and Movement for Infants and Toddlers

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Infants, toddlers and caregivers enjoy songs, movement, finger plays, puppets and other activities.
Mondays @ 12:15 PM and Wednesdays @10:30 AM, except 4/17, 4/24 and holidays.


Jun
30
10:30AM

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11:15AM

Picture Book Time

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-4, and their caregivers enjoy stories, songs, finger plays and crafts.


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Jun
30
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Friday Kids Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-12 join us for a variety of fun activities each week: knitting, arts and crafts, board games, Legos, and much more! Parents, grandparents, and other adult caregivers are encouraged to join the activities!

Fridays except 9/9, 10/7 and 11/11.


Jul
3
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Summer Writing Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Children will share a funny, scary, or entertaining book and share it with their friends. They will also get to write a review and decorate it however they like. Teen assistants will be there to help children do the best job they can, and then put any finished work on display.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
5
10:15AM

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11:15AM

Google CS for Kids: Art Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Registration is now closed

Calling all Kids (Grades 4-6)! This summer we will be hosting another Google Computer Science Program. This year's topic will be Art. Come in, call us at 718-831-8636 or Register online to sign up.

Glen OaksWed, Jul 12, 201710:15AM - 11:15AM
Glen OaksWed, Jul 19, 201710:15AM - 11:15AM
Glen OaksWed, Jul 26, 201710:15AM - 11:15AM
Glen OaksWed, Aug 2, 201710:15AM - 11:15AM
Glen OaksWed, Aug 9, 201710:15AM - 11:15AM
Glen OaksWed, Aug 16, 201710:15AM - 11:15AM
Glen OaksWed, Aug 23, 201710:15AM - 11:15AM

Jul
7
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Summer Reading Program at Glen Oaks Library

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Children will be introduced to books about famous people who changed the world. In addition, the program will include activities, crafts and science experiments.
Grades 1-3 Fridays, July 7,14,21,28;August 4,11,18 at 10:30am -11:30 am

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

Additional Dates


Jul
7
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Summer Program at Glen Oaks Library.

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Children will be introduced to books about famous people who changed the world. In addition, the program will include activities, crafts and science experiments.
Grades 4-6, Fridays July 7,14,21,28;August 4,11,18 at 1pm - 2pm

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

Additional Dates


Jul
7
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Friday Kids' Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-12 join us for a variety of fun activities each week: knitting, arts and crafts, board games, Legos, and much more! Parents, grandparents, and other adult caregivers are encouraged to join the activities!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
8
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Music and Movement for Infants and Toddlers

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Infants, toddlers and caregivers enjoy songs, movement, finger plays, puppets and other activities.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
8
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Coding Classes for Children

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 children ages 9-12 ( 4th to 7th grades) 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, Jul 15, 20173:00PM - 4:30PM
Glen OaksSat, Jul 22, 20173:00PM - 4:30PM
Glen OaksSat, Jul 29, 20173:00PM - 4:30PM

Jul
12
11:30AM

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12:30PM

Adventures in Literature

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This program offers children ages 4-5 years an opportunity to develop a love for literature. Children will be exposed to nursery rhymes, classic fairy tales, nonfiction books, and award-winning children's literature through story books, dramatization, puppeteering, and music.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
5
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Coding Classes for Children

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 children ages 9-12 ( 4th to 7th grades) 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, Aug 12, 20173:00PM - 4:30PM
Glen OaksSat, Aug 19, 20173:00PM - 4:30PM
Glen OaksSat, Aug 26, 20173:00PM - 4:30PM