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Jewish American Heritage Month!

Celebrate Jewish American culture with us this May at our festival at Forest Hills Library!

Our special events will include music, singing, and old-time comedy acts straight out of vaudeville, with the most talented performers around town—featuring special guest star Mitzi Manna, international star of the ...

Grand Opening of Temporary Glendale Library!

You’re invited to join us for the grand opening of the temporary Glendale Community Library at Atlas Park Mall on Thursday, May 24!

Our grand opening celebration will take place from 1 to 4 p.m., with the library officially opening to the public at 3 p.m.

We will ...

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 ...

Tweet to Your Council Member in Support of Libraries!

Stand with your library on Twitter!

Our city officials are now deciding the amount of funding that New York City’s libraries will receive in the upcoming fiscal year.

Click the links below to find the Twitter handles of your city leaders and the New York City Council Member that represents your community library ...

Drag Queen Story Hour At The Library!

We hope you will join us at several community libraries for Drag Queen Story Hour, a unique storytime for children ages 3-8 that raises awareness of gender diversity, promotes self-acceptance, and builds empathy through an enjoyable literary experience.

Created by Michelle Tea and RADAR Productions in San Francisco, DQSH now ...

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 ...

Mental Health Awareness Month at Queens Library

Mental health challenges impact people across all demographics of society. This May, for Mental Health Awareness Month, we’re bringing you programming to both help you take care of your own mental health and teach you how to help someone else in crisis.

From programs on stress and self-care to information about the ...

May
21
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Total Body Workout with Get Right Fitness Inc.

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Ronald Williams and Get Right Fitness return to Lefrak City Library for the popular Total Body Workout program for adults. Come with your towel, bottle of water, and prepare to sweat!

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

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May
26
10:30AM

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12:30PM

ESOL Job Search Training

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

This program is geared towards high intermediate and advanced English language learners seeking to enter the job market. The curriculum is focused on helping students understand different types of marketable skills as well as develop vocabulary associated with these skills. The classes are also integrated with a technology component that prepares students for the 21st century workforce.

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

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May
31
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Teen Book Talk & Book Swap

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Join us to learn about hot and most talked about books for teens. Grades 7 and up are also encouraged to bring a book to swap for another gently used one. Snacks and fun are provided.

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

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Jun
4
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Movie Matinee

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Come to the Lefrak City Library to view the new movie releases and blockbuster hits.

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

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Jun
7
5:30PM

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6:30PM

Breast Cancer Update: 2018

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Come hear from the Chief of Breast Surgery at the Forest Hills Hospital, Dr. Susan Lee. Dr. Lee will share the latest information about breast cancer, including current breast cancer screening guidelines so that you will know what you can do to take the best care of yourself and your family. All are welcome.


Jun
15
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Board Games for Adults

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Scrabble, Monopoly, Sodoku, Mancala, checkers, chess...you name it, we have it. Stop in and join us for a relaxing afternoon of board games and light refreshments. All games and goodies will be provided.

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

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Jun
30
12:00PM

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3:30PM

Shout it Out! Bingo

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Join the Friends of the Library at Lefrak City for an afternoon of community bingo.