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This Weekend at Queens Library

What can you do at the library this weekend? Well, you can still celebrate Eid al-Fitr, color with other adults, share your migration stories with Queens Memory, take a practice ACT, go to a jewelry workshop, improve your digital literacy, learn how to play Korean drums, meet a comedy illusionist, watch fun movies, hear wonderful music, ...

Check Out Harry Potter and the Cursed Child This Sunday!

It’s the moment all Potterheads have been waiting for!

The eighth installment in the Harry Potter book series, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” will be released on July 31. You can pick up available copies this Sunday at Queens Library!

Three of our community ...

Join Us at National Night Out!

Queens Library takes great honor in participating in the annual National Night Out Against Crime, which happens this year on Tuesday, August 2.

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

Sharpen your pencils and your poetry skills

Submissions to our Summer Poetry Contest close on July 31, so we hope you're writing up a storm!

But if you need a jumping-off point, look no further: we've got just the thing.

Check out our blog for poetry writing tips to get your creative juices ...

Support New York Empire Tennis and Queens Library!

If you love tennis, libraries, or both, join us and celebrate the return of Mylan World TeamTennis to Forest Hills Stadium At The West Side Tennis Club this summer!

New York’s own Mylan WTT team, the New York Empire, will also give their fans another reason to celebrate.

Thanks to a new ...

Read and Sing Along with The Wheels On The Bus!

It’s a song, it’s a book, and it’s the inspiration for a summer craft!

On Thursday, August 4, at 2:00 p.m., we invite children ages 3-6 and their caregivers to Whitestone Community Library to read and sing along with the book "The Wheels on the ...

See Shakespeare Performed at Queens Library!

The play’s the thing at Queens Library! We're partnering with the award-winning TITAN Theatre Company to bring dramatic staged readings of all Shakespeare’s plays to libraries across Queens.

Our next Shakespeare in Queens performance will be A Midsummer Night's Dream on Monday, August 1 at ...

Celebrate Eid at Queens Library!

In honor of Eid al-Fitr, Queens Library will be hosting a special event on Saturday, July 30 for the public to celebrate and learn more about the holiday.

Members of the Bangladesh Institute of Performing Arts will greet and entertain our audience with cheerful songs, dances, homemade sweets, and henna painting.

We hope ...

Our New JBA Brochures

Every month, Queens Library’s Job & Business Academy (JBA) provides our customers with the technology training, small business help, and job-search assistance they need to succeed—all for free.

Now, it’s easier than ever to find out which classes are being offered. Just check the listings in our monthly ...

Success Stories from the New Americans Program!

Since July celebrates the birth of our nation, we decided that it’s the best time to showcase our New Americans Program!

NAP helps with immigration issues and provides financial and legal advice, ESOL classes, and cultural events to help those that have recently chosen to live in the United States.

We hope you will ...

Sep
7
12:00PM

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1:00PM

One-on-One Device Help

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Meet with a Specialist or Librarian and learn how to set up your mobile device or tablet. Get help setting up an email account, downloading music, e-books, and digital content. *Call to Register

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

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Sep
12
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Blogging for Novices

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Blogs can be used to share ideas, promote a business, or to just have fun. Learn to blog using popular sites. 9/12 Part 1 - Setting up your blog; 9/19 Part 2 - Promoting your blog using social media
*Registration required and you must have a valid email address. Space is Limited.

Lefrak CityMon, Sep 19, 20166:00PM - 7:00PM

Sep
14
10:00AM

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1:00PM

Register for Job Search Help, Computer Training and Job Placement Programs

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Queens Library’s Job & Business Academy and the Consortium for Worker Education’s Jobs to Build On program have partnered to bring free job-search help, technology training, and job-placement services to our customers at Lefrak City Community Library. Classes start the week of Monday, September 19th but you must preregister in person beforehand. During registration, you will also meet the Employment Counselors and Job Placement Specialists who will help you prepare to find a job.

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

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Sep
26
6:00PM

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7:00PM

African-American Book Discussion

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Join us as we discuss the latest and most talked about books from African-American Authors. 9/26 - “Homegoing” by Yaa Gyasi; 10/31 - “The Book of Harlan” by Bernice McFadden. *Request your book copy early

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

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Oct
3
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Social Media for Beginners

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

Want to be a part of the selfie, tweet, and DM world? Learn how to set up and start using your social media accounts right away in a 1 hour session. Sign up for all three parts or just one. 10/3 - Facebook; 10/17 - Twitter; 10/24 - Instagram.
*Registration required and must have a valid email address. Space is Limited.

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

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