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It's #BookTuesday!

Every Tuesday, Queens Library will introduce you to a great book!

Our #BookTuesday pick for July 26 is The View from the Cheap Seats by Neil Gaiman.

An inquisitive observer, thoughtful commentator, and assiduous craftsman, Neil Gaiman has long been celebrated for the sharp intellect and startling ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Enjoy Our Great Summer Programs!

The weather is heating up, and so is our programming.

Now, there's one place where you can get all the information you need about all the great free activities at Queens Library!

No matter what your interests are, you’ll find something to love at the library. This summer, kids and teens can enjoy free ...

Free Movies, Music, E-Books, and More!

Enjoy digital media at home, at work, or on-the-go!

Queens Library is a one-stop shop for tech lovers. Our digital media collection includes thousands of free eBooks, audiobooks, eMagazines, music, movies, and videos.

You can download all of these items to a personal computer, smartphone, pocket PC, PDA, portable media ...

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 ...

Jul
27
11:00AM

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11:30AM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Come join us for storytime! For children ages 12 months to 4 years with a parent or other adult caregiver can join us for stories, songs, nursery rhymes, and a coloring page.


Jul
28
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading Craft Club: Children in Grades 3-6

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 3 through 6 are welcome to participate in the "Get in the Game" Summer Reading program. Children can come in to report their reading progress and make different crafts. *Pre-registration is required. You can register in person or over the phone.*


Jul
29
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Game Day

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Children of all ages are welcome to join us at the library to play board games, card games, and more!


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Aug
2
3:30PM

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4:15PM

Summer Reading Story and Craft: Pre-K-2nd Grade

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Children in Pre-K through second grade are welcome to participate in the Summer Reading program. Children can come in to report their reading progress and partake in a storytime and craft. *Pre-registration is required. You can register in person or over the phone.*

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

Additional Dates


Aug
3
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Come join us for storytime! For children ages 12 months to 4 years with a parent or other adult caregiver can join us for stories, songs, nursery rhymes, and a coloring page.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Summer Reading Craft Club: Children in Grades 3-6

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 3 through 6 are welcome to participate in the "Get in the Game" Summer Reading Program. Children can come in to report their reading progress and make different crafts. *Pre-registration is required. You can register in person or over the phone.*

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

Additional Dates


Aug
5
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Game Day

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Children of all ages are welcome to join us at the library to play board games, card games, and more!

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

Additional Dates


Aug
19
3:00PM

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4:00PM

A Reptile "Edventure" with Erik Callender

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

This fun-filled educational experience gives children age 6 and up a unique opportunity to see and learn about reptiles, amphibians and even some large insects from around the world.