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Queens Library's Battle of the Bands!

The Battle of the Bands is back and better than ever!

For the fourth year running, New York bands will have the opportunity to bring the house down at the 2,100-seat Colden Auditorium at Queens College’s Kupferberg Center for the Arts on Saturday, June 30!

Gifted musicians ages ...

Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Flushing Library's New Building!

Queens Library at Flushing keeps growing and improving!

To better serve you, Flushing Community Library was renovated and reopened its doors in 1998. We have been offering amazing programs and services in the twenty years since then and look forward to celebrating this anniversary with you.

Flushing Library will have ...

Battle of the Bands Spotlights!

The 4th Annual Battle of the Bands is less than two weeks away, and here's where you can learn about our talented contestants.

Our latest spotlights include bands The Fourth Power, trickBlue, Foreign Trees, and Attitude, and have links to their live videos, ...

Celebrate Pride Month at Queens Library!

June is LGBTQ Pride Month, and we're proud to announce that we are marching along with the New York Public Library and Brooklyn Public Library in the NYC Pride March on Sunday, June 24!

You can join us for activities at our libraries throughout the month, including special film screenings, and check out our ...

Summer Reading: Libraries Rock!

Summer reading is here, and our theme this year is Libraries Rock!

We can’t wait for you to rock and roll with us at our music-themed events all summer long, from making your own instruments to sing-alongs!

Get your reading groove on this summer and track your reading progress through fun activities at your ...

We Did It!

Thanks to your social media posts, your postcards, letters and calls, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Speaker Corey Johnson, and the New York City Council on June 14, 2018 agreed on a budget for Fiscal Year 2019 that includes at least $60 million in capital funds and a $16.7 million increase in ...

Support Queens Library with Your 2018 Annual Fund Gift

The last day of school is just a few weeks away—and we’re already hard at work preparing programs, signing kids up for summer reading, and ensuring that we can meet the needs of the 52,000 children and young adults who are expected to visit Queens Library this summer.

The thousands of programs we offer are made ...

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 ...

Summer Meals For Kids & Teens

For children and teens up to 18 years old, free, nutritious Summer Meals will be available from Wednesday, June 27 through Friday, August 31.

Meals will be provided Monday through Friday, from 1pm to 2pm, at 35 Queens Library locations. Enrollment is not required.

Queens ...

Jun
22
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Tabletop Gaming for Teens

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Ever wanted to be a wizard? Here's your chance. We'll be making characters, exploring new worlds, and creating epic stories you'll never forget. Come take part!


Jun
25
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Teen Coloring

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Chill out and fill out some pictures.


Jun
26
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Teen Study Time

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Get your study on. Assistance available for tricky assignments.


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Jun
27
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Hump Day: Board Games

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Midweek stress relief. Come play a game or three.


Jul
9
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Teen Lip Sync Battle

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Performing is really all about attitude. Especially when you don't have to sing.


Jul
23
4:00PM

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5:45PM

Shrek Sing-Along (Teen)

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

You don't have to sing along. But it's fun.


Aug
6
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Teen Karaoke Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join us for teen karaoke club, where you can have the most fun while singing yourself hoarse.


Aug
13
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Teen Movie Afternoon

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

August 13, 4-6pm: "The Greatest Showman" (PG, 105min)
Come watch the 2017 smash musical, starring Hugh Jackman and Zendaya!


Aug
20
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Crowd Karaoke for Teens

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

A crowd karaoke singalong for Broadway songs, with the books that inspired them.