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Borrow eBooks and Audiobooks!

Borrow eBooks and Audiobooks for free!  Queens Library offers a variety of methods to access digital books and articles in any language for all age groups. eBooks can be used on a variety of devices such as PCs, laptops, and supported PDAs.

Axis 360 delivers digital Audiobooks and eBooks for library users in ...

Invest in Libraries-Rally!

Rally with us in support of library funding!

Mayor de Blasio has released his executive budget. The proposed budget for operating expenses does not include an increase for libraries. There is not one extra dollar to keep library doors open six days a week or to put books on the shelves, not a penny. In fact, the ...

This Weekend at Queens Library

This weekend at Queens Library, improve your American Sign Language, take an assessment test to see if you’re ready for the High School Equivalency Exam, participate in an artist workshop, flex your muscles at an intro to chair yoga class, enjoy a musical tribute to Curtis Mayfield and Sam Cooke, see a movie, and attend a lecture ...

New Books in Chinese

Looking for books to read in Chinese? Check out these new arrivals!

想讀到最新的中文書嗎?請看以下新書介紹!

 

 

 

請問侯文詠 / Qing wen Hou Wenyong: yi chang yu nei zai dui hua de lü cheng, by Hou Wenyong, 侯文詠

 

四十九日・祭 / Si shi jiu ri ji, by Yan Geling, 严歌苓

New Books in Spanish

Buscando libros para leer en español? Échale un vistazo a estos nuevos libros en español:

 

 

 

Diario emprendedor by Joshua A. Aguilar

 

El mejor medicamento, eres tú by Frédéric Saldmann

 

Congratulations to our Winning Libraries!

The NYC Neighborhood Library Awards recognize the tremendous impact public libraries have on the diverse communities they serve. Queens was proud to have three out of the ten finalists.

We’re happy to announce that the Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center was one of the five local libraries awarded ...

June is All About Jazz!

The Culture Connection Program at Queens Library is presenting three exceptional Jazz concerts by three incredible Jazz performers -- Timothy Oliver Reid, Charles Turner and Sharp Radway.   

Mr. Reid will take the audience back to the sounds of Harlem in 1934 where clubs like Small’s Paradise, the Cotton Club, the ...

2015 Summer Reading Program

Join the action this summer and have a blast at the Summer Reading Program at Queens Library. This summer celebrate real-life and fictional heroes, cool books, popular fantasy and graphic novels to the latest in your favorite series.

Summer Reading 2015 begins Thursday, June 4.

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Submit Your eBook to Library Journal's eBook Awards Contest

The Library Journal will honor the best self-published ebooks in the following genres: Romance, Mystery, Science Fiction, Fantasy.  There will be a winner in each genre and each winner will receive $1,000.00 USD from Library Journal.  

Visit our Self Publish page for more information.

May
29
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Magazine Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

The Magazine Club is for kids in grades 4-6 who want to improve their skills at writing articles, stories, poetry, blogs and comics by working with, and helping, each other. Results will be on display at the library.


Jun
1
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Study Hall

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

School-age children can get help with homework and reading and, if there is interest, participate in book discussions or reading circles.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Poetry Time with Charles Waters

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Charles Waters leads children ages 6-12 in an appreciation of the sound of poetry. The audience will snap their fingers and clap their hands to the rhythm of poems read aloud, and will echo words in a call-and-response pattern.


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Jun
5
10:30AM

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11:15AM

Toddler Time

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18-36 months and their caregivers are invited for play time, stories, crafts and songs.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
26
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Many Kinds of Heroes

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Kick off your summer reading with a celebration of South Asian heroes, great and small, and create your own personalized handprint hero.


Jun
29
1:30PM

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2:30PM

Summer Reading Program: Grades 1-3

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This year's Summer Reading theme is "Every Hero Has a Story." Readers in grades 1-3 will explore it through our Summer Reading Club, art projects, science experiments and origami. Preregistration begins June 4 at 12:00PM and continues throughout the summer.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
29
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Summer Writing Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

If you read a great book or a really scary or really funny book this summer, let your friends know! Write a review and decorate it however you like. Teen assistants will help you do the best job you can, and your finished work will be put on display.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
30
1:30PM

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2:30PM

Summer Reading Program: Grades 4-6

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This year's Summer Reading theme is "Every Hero Has a Story." Readers in grades 4-6 will explore it through our Summer Reading Club, art projects, science experiments, origami and more. Preregistration begins June 4 at 12:00 p.m. and continues throughout the summer.

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

Additional Dates