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This Weekend at Queens Library

Happy Memorial Day Weekend! We hope you’ll join us at the library for the Guyanese Cultural Festival, Saturday science, Lincoln Center Local screenings, a Chinese author talk, afternoon chess, movies, music, and more! We hope to see you here, and hope that you have a happy ...

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. The library will be open from Friday, June 2 at 10 a.m. until Saturday, June 3 at 5 p.m.

Be sure to join us for immigration workshops and legal ...

Celebrate Guyanese Independence Day!

Reserve your free tickets for our all-day Guyanese Cultural Festival on Saturday, May 27 at Central Library!

This event will feature performances by local musicians and dancers, including the Angels Carribean Band with singer Geeta Bisram, and the Payalia Dance Company with international dancer ...

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
29
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Teen Homework Session

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Grades 5 and up can stop by the library after school to do their homework, read, and enjoy a snack.

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

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May
31
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Movie Mania

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Grades 7 and up can enjoy a flick with their friends. Bring your own snack.

Featured Film: Ghostbusters (2016)


Jun
14
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Squeeze Your Brain

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Teens will be challenged to use their intellect, trivia and decoding skills to complete challenging activities.

June 14-Escape Room
June 28-I.Q. Challenge

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

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Jun
29
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Poetry Slam!

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Part of the Summer Reading Series: Teens will learn about and celebrate the art of poetry and craft their own poems by the end of the series. The poems will be published in a book for participants to take home.

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

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