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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 "Julius Caesar," performed by the famed Public Theater, will be available at Elmhurst Community Library (86-07 Broadway) on ...

31-Hour Open House at Corona!

Experience everything Queens Library has to offer!

We're staying up all night at Corona Community Library for our 31-Hour Open House, which will include a Poetry of Inclusion open mic with Queens Poet Laureate Maria Lisella.

Be sure to also join us for immigration workshops and legal assistance; ...

Our New Music For May!

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 physical and digital collections.

This month features music from The xx, Wyclef Jean, Fat Joe & Remy Ma, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Trey Songz, Aimee Mann, ...

Learn to Code & Transform Your Career!

Coalition for Queens (C4Q) is a local nonprofit that aims to create a tech community that is reflective of our society, with individuals from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences.

Access Code is a 10-month software development program offered by the Coalition for Queens that trains talented ...

Celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month!

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, and we're pleased to honor some prominent figures of Asian and Pacific Island descent that have made great contributions and added to the rich cultural tapestry of the United States.

We will feature notable people from a variety of professions and careers on our ...

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 ...

Malcolm Gladwell: We Can’t Let NYC Libraries Lag Behind

Thank you to author and critic Malcolm Gladwell for his new letter on behalf of our City's libraries!

"Since I moved to New York City 20 years ago to become a staff writer at The New Yorker, I've relied on public libraries," Gladwell writes.

"They are open and welcoming to all, from writers like ...

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 ...

May
30
1:00PM

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2:30PM

ESOL Conversation Group

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for an ESOL Conversation Group.

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

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Jun
1
3:00PM

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4:00PM

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!

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

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Jun
5
12:30PM

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1:30PM

Computer Classes for Adults

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Monday, June 5, 2017 at 12:30 pm- For Beginners
Monday, June 12, 2017 at 12:30 pm - For Intermediate Level
Learn basic computer and Internet skills in these classes.
Feel free to bring your own device. (BYOD)
Participants must register at the reference desk.

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

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Jun
5
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Monday Movie Matinee

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Monday Movie Matinee
Come and Enjoy a Monday Afternoon Movie!
Monday, June 5, 2017 at 4 pm - Featured Movie: "Fences"
Monday June 12, 2017 at 4pm - Featured Movie: "Doctor Strange"
"Fences"

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

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Jun
7
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Beginning a Business- Spring Services

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Day 1 Steps to starting your own business
Day 2 Business Plan Writing
Day 3 Marketing Strategies
Day 4 Expand your business to the Global Market & Government contracting

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

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Jun
8
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Make Stylish Handbags from Recycled Jeans with Bengali Artist Shahnaz Begum

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

In this sewing project, participants will learn how to recycle pairs of old jeans into stylish purses, with the option of adding fabric trims and lace. Basic sewing techniques will be reviewed. Jeans, needle, thread and scissors will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis to the first 20 participants. Fabric trims, lace and large beads can be brought to personalize each bag.


Jun
19
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.

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

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Jul
3
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Movie Day for Adults

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Movie Day for Adults
Monday, July 3, 2017 at 4 p.m.
Come and Enjoy an afternoon movie.
The featured movie is "La La Land".


Jul
17
12:30PM

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1:30PM

Computer Class for Beginners

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Computer Class for Beginners for Adults
Come and learn basic computer skills.
This class will cover Introduction to Computer and the Internet.


Jul
20
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.

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

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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.