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This Weekend at Queens Library

Enjoy your weekend at Queens Library! Attend a free Lincoln Center performance from Villalobos Brothers, experience the history and culture of Colombia with traditional music from Folklore Urbano, enjoy classical chamber music from St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble or come to a workshop to learn about buying your first home or how to write ...

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Hot New Music for September

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 collection. This month features Nickel Creek, Francesca Battistelli, Jencarlos Canela, and more!

Check them out here.

Get the Tools You Need to Launch Your Own Business

Announcing the 9th Annual StartUP Queens Business Plan Competition!

Learn to Succeed and Enter a Contest to Win $10,000 in Seed Funding. Find out how to enter here.

Borrow a Google Nexus Tablet!

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

Central Library (Jamaica), Howard Beach, Broad Channel, Arverne, Far Rockaway, Queens Library for Teens in Far Rockaway, Seaside and Peninsula. Borrow one for a month with the option of three renewals for a total of four months. ...

Introducing WhereInQueens.org

“Where in Queens” helps users connect to social services closest to where they are. It refers users to both public services and those from faith-based and community-based organizations. The site is free to access and use on any internet connected device.

Zendesk originally created the app for use in San Francisco.  ...

Calling all Artists - Juried Open Call Exhibition

Crossing Art Gallery is seeking submissions for “The View Over Here,” an international juried exhibition which will be on view from November 14 to December 13, 2014.

A portion of the funds raised at the event will go toward the Queens Library: The International Commons (QLIC), including a percentage of the ...

Oct
10
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Jewelry-Making

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Teens learn to make beautiful jewelry. Materials will be provided.

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

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Oct
20
5:00PM

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6:30PM

In Celebration of Deepavali: Henna Hand-Painting Workshop with Summiya and Samia Malik

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Henna is a safe, natural product made from a powder derived from the leave of the henna plant, mixed with lemon juice and lavender or tea tree oil. Summiya and Samia Malik are young hand-painting artists with years of experience. Please join us for this workshop. Materials are limited and will be used on a first-come, first-served basis.


Oct
28
2:00PM

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7:00PM

When Humanity Fails: An Exhibition

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

The exhibition illustrates the tragic history of the concentration camps of World War II and the heroic stories of liberation and survival that marked their end. Through archival photographs and film footage, audiences witness society's failure as we consider the responsibility of individuals and their communities to uphold human rights.


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Dec
12
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Live Animals with Ranger Eric Powers

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Ranger Eric will display live animals and a variety of animal artifacts.


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What does a Friends Group do?

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.