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Launch Your Food Business with Jamaica FEASTS!

Calling all aspiring food entrepreneurs: Jamaica FEASTS is back!

This completely FREE incubator program was created to provide resources to those who are looking to start and run their own food-based business.

Learn the fundamentals with our hands-on workshops, receive a one-on-one session with an industry expert, and ...

Enter the Naturalize NY Lottery!

Green card holders: Enter the Naturalize NY lottery today for the chance to have your citizenship application costs waived!

Winners will receive a $725 voucher to cover the cost of applying for citizenship. The deadline to register for the lottery is Friday, July 28.

You ...

Get Free Tickets to Shakespeare in the Park!

Shakespeare in the Park is one of New York City's most beloved summer traditions—and now you can get your tickets at Queens Library!

Free tickets to Shakespeare’s "A Midsummer Night’s Dream," performed by the famed Public Theater, will be available at Queens Central Library (89-11 ...

Join Us on Our Mobile Library Tour!

Queens Library's Mobile Library will be touring the borough throughout the month of July.

Visit the Mobile Library to borrow books, sign up for a library card, and more!

Our stops will include public schools, veterans' health care facilities, and the 3rd Annual Battle of the Bands at Queens College's Colden ...

Queens Library 2017 Gala

The Queens Library Foundation’s 2017 Annual Gala will take place on Tuesday, October 17, at the Queens Museum.

Nearly 300 supporters of the Library attended last year’s Gala to pay tribute to our special honorees and the Library’s mission and customers.

This year’s ...

Join Us at National Night Out 2017!

Queens Library takes great honor in participating in the annual National Night Out Against Crime, which happens this year on Tuesday, August 1.

You can join your local library and your local police precinct for delicious food, wonderful activities, and an opportunity to connect with the police ...

Battle of the Bands Spotlights!

The 3rd Annual Battle of the Bands is less than a week away, and here's where you can learn about our talented contestants.

For today's spotlight, it's last year's third-place finalists, the returning Global Warming! They've played in every Battle of the Bands—is this ...

Get Help From a Financial Coach

Are financial problems causing you stress?

You can make an appointment to see a financial coach at Queens Library!

A financial coach can help you develop the skills you need to manage money and gain financial stability.

You can get free advice on various topics like reviewing and understanding your credit report, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Jul
24
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Adult Coloring Get Together

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Coloring is not just for kids! Join us to enjoy a relaxing and creative way to express yourself. We'll provide coloring sheets and pencils. Bring a friend and come join the fun!

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

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Jul
27
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Meditation Workshop Series for Adults

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Vajra Henderson teaches simple but effective techniques for transcending limitations and discovering your true potential, and shows you how to integrate these ancient and powerful techniques into your daily life.


Aug
2
2:00PM

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5:30PM

Legal Advice for Homeowners

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Are you a homeowner in Queens with concerns about your mortgage, property taxes, homeowner's insurance, or water and sewage bills? Have you been served with court papers initiating a foreclosure action, or are considering bankruptcy?

A representative from The Legal Aid Society's Foreclosure Prevention Unit will be at the following libraries to answer your questions one-on-one:


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Aug
3
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Knitting and Crocheting

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for Hollis' newest club - learn to knit or crochet. Please bring your own materials - and ask a friend to join you!


Aug
7
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Adult Coloring Get Together

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Coloring is not just for kids! Join us to enjoy a relaxing and creative way to express yourself. We'll provide coloring sheets and pencils. Bring a friend and come join the fun!

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

Additional Dates


Aug
14
12:30PM

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1:30PM

Microsoft Word for Beginners

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Learn how to use Microsoft Word to create documents. Learn how to save and print your documents. Basic computer skills required. Sign up at the reference desk.


Aug
14
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Adult Book Club

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

We will be reading and discussing the following books on the following dates: "Black Man in a White Coat" by Damon Tweedy on May 15, "Snow Flower and the Secret Fan" by Lisa See on June 19, "When Breath Becomes Air" by Paul Kalanithi on July 17 and "The Rent Collector" by Camron Wright on August 14. Light refreshments will be served.


Sep
15
3:00PM

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4:45PM

Monday Movie Matinee

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

9/11: "Everybody Loves Somebody"; 9/18: "The Fate of the Furious"; 9/25: "Chips"

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

Additional Dates


Sep
16
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Language Learning Group for Beginners in Spanish

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

Have you ever wished you could speak Spanish? Learn how to use Transparent Language Online and benefit from a 10-week group learning experience too! You will need a Queens Library card and a computer, tablet, or smart phone to access Transparent Language to do your weekly assignments. Bring your device to the first session for help in setting up your Transparent Language Online account. Space is limited and preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
18
12:30PM

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1:30PM

Computer Class for Adults

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Classes will cover basic computer skills, computer terminology and an introduction to the Internet. Please sign up at the reference desk.

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

Additional Dates