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This Weekend at Queens Library

What can you do at the Library this weekend? Well, you can kick off Summer Reading at Long Island City’s Murray Park, celebrate diversity at a Multicultural Festival, discover the history of Caribbean migration, learn the Turkish art of ebru, hear some great live music (including the Berta Moreno Jazz Quintet), welcome summer with ...

Battle of the Bands Spotlights!

We’re five short weeks away from the 3rd Annual Battle of the Bands, so we’re getting the party started early and introducing you to our rockin’ contestants.

Check our homepage every week leading up to our July 27th event at Colden Auditorium for a new band profile—and see ...

Summer Reading 2017: Build a Better World

Summer Reading at Queens Library begins Thursday, June 8.

Summer Reading helps kids stay sharp while they're out of school, and gets adults back into good habits! Try to read 20 minutes (or more!) each day.

This year, the Summer Reading theme is Build a Better World. Be inspired by ...

Summer Poetry Contest 2017

Can you rhyme? Know what a haiku is?

Entries are now open for the Summer Poetry Contest 2017! Send in your best poem for a chance to be published in Queens Library Magazine.

This year, the theme is Build A Better World. There’s no limit to your creativity, but please keep it under 250 ...

Congratulations to Our NYC Neighborhood Library Awards Finalists!

We’re proud to announce that three of our community libraries—Bayside, Lefferts, and Woodside—have been selected from hundreds of libraries in the city as finalists for the NYC Neighborhood Library Awards!

A record-breaking 24,000 New Yorkers nominated ...

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 ...

Jun
26
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Total Body Workout

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Join us for Total Body Workout given by professional instructor Mr. Ronald Williams. It's free and has been enjoyed by customers for over a year.

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

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Jun
29
1:00PM

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3:00PM

QueensRail Internship Training

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

QueensRail, a non-profit organization, is conducting internship training for promoting better public transportation projects future in Queens.

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

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Jul
3
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Adult Crafts

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Sign up to create useful and decorative crafts to take home. Call or stop by the branch to sign up. Space is limited.

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

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Jul
7
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Friday Movie Classics

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Enjoy an afternoon movie classic from the golden age of Hollywood.

July 7- Top Hat
July 21- Cabin in the Sky
August 4- Imitation of Life
August 18- Carmen Jones

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

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Jul
13
6:00PM

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7:30PM

What's Legal, What's not? Know Your Rights in New York--- in Spanish

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Topics:
• How to find out if a tenant lives in a rent stabilized/rent controlled apartment.
• How to obtain repairs from your landlord.
How to form a tenants association with your building neighbors against landlord harassment/neglect of repair work.


Jul
20
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Friends of Lefrak present Motown Revue

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Vocalist Roz Brown performs hits from The Supremes, The Four Tops, The Temptations, Mary Wells, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, Smokey Robinson, Gladys Knight, Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder.


Jul
27
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Black Experience Book Discussion

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Join us for film and panel discussion regarding contemporary issues impacting the black community.

7/27 Neon Soul by Alexandra Elle
8/31 Neon Soul Part 2- Poetry Readings

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

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