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This Weekend at Queens Library

Join us at the Library this weekend for the New Americans Program 40th Anniversary Celebration, our Planning for Pregnancy Conference, Native American Heritage Month events, Justice League Day, an author talk with Dr. William Loren Katz, a poetry reading with Vijay R. Nathan, spelling bees, book discussion groups, computer coding classes, ...

Celebrate 40 Years of the New Americans Program!

Since 1977, Queens Library's New Americans Program (NAP) has helped thousands of immigrants, new Americans, and prospective citizens integrate into American society and share their cultures with the greater community of Queens.

Come join the festivities on Sunday, November 19 at 12:30 p.m. at Flushing ...

Planning for Pregnancy Conference

If you're pregnant, considering parenthood, or even considering expanding your family, this free conference at Central Library on Sunday, November 19 at 12 p.m. is for you!

Join us for a day of pregnancy-related lectures, panel discussions, and more. All types of families are welcome, and you ...

It's National Novel Writing Month!

It's that time of year again!

Every November, thousands of writers of all experience levels dedicate themselves to writing a 50,000 word manuscript between November 1 and November 30.

If you've decided to sign up for National Novel Writing Month—or NaNoWriMo, as its fans like to affectionately call ...

A Season of Thanks at Queens Library

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. But this year, it’s not just about turkey and pumpkin pie!

Queens Library is hosting wonderful seasonal events, including Thanksgiving storytime, music, movies, arts and crafts, and even a recipe swap!

So bring your family and friends, and give thanks at your local ...

Teen Podcast Naming Contest!

Do you love podcasts? Are you creative with words? Put your skills to the test by entering the Teen Podcast Naming Contest. The winner will receive a pair of Beats Studio 2.0 Wired Over-Ear Headphones!

We want the new name to relate to the podcast’s themes of hip-hop and urban culture. Make it funny, make it playful, make ...

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 ...

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month!

November is National Native American Heritage Month! Join us at Queens Library as we pay tribute to the rich ancestry and traditions of Native Americans.

Our special events include author talks, film screenings, historical lectures, arts and crafts for kids, and much more.

Help us honor the history and customs of First ...

Welcome Programs for Kids and Teens!

Whether you’re returning to your library for the first time in a long time, or it’s just another daily visit to your favorite afterschool hangout, all kids and teens are welcome at Queens Library!

To celebrate our younger customers, our libraries are hosting lots of special events for them this fall, including arts and ...

Immigration Assistance at Queens Library

Queens Library offers several resources for new Americans and prospective citizens.

Join us for citizenship classes and workshops, free legal help and financial counseling from NYCitizenship, and more.

Learn about your rights and the realities of the immigration process, and receive assitance from experienced lawyers and ...

Nov
18
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Kid's Chess Club

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Join us for an afternoon game of chess. Kids, come and play and practice your chess skills.

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

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Nov
18
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Need help with your homework? Come to the Mitchell-Linden library and our Teen Volunteers will help you with your homework. Grades K-6 welcome!

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

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Nov
20
12:00PM

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12:30PM

Mother Goose

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Join Mrs. H in singing popular nursery songs and learning with finger plays. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. For toddlers ages 6 to 36 months.

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

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Nov
20
12:30PM

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1:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Join Mrs. H for songs, finger plays and enjoying simple picture books. For toddlers ages 6 to 36 months. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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

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Nov
20
1:00PM

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1:30PM

Coloring Club

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Toddlers and their parents are welcome to color. Coloring pages will be provided.

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

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Nov
21
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Thanksgiving Day Craft

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Kids are welcome to create beautiful Thanksgiving crafts.


Nov
24
3:30PM

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6:00PM

Children's Friday Matinee

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Kids age 12 and under with their parents or guardians are invited to screenings of blockbuster children's movies. 11/3: "Boxtrolls"; 11/17: "Rock Dog"; 11/24: "Free Birds". Seating is limited and available first come, first served.


Nov
30
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Game Day @ Mitchell-Linden

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Kids have fun playing board games and lots more!

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

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Dec
1
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Children's Friday Matinee

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Kids age 12 and under with their parents or guardians are invited to screenings of blockbuster children's movies. 12/1: "Moana"; 12/8: "The Wild"; 12/15: "The Nightmare before Christmas"; 12/22: "Elf"; 12/29: "Frozen". Seating is limited and available first come, first served.

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

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Dec
20
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Holiday Crafts with Audrey Bright-Green

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Create your own holiday card at this workshop for children ages 8 to 12. Children will learn about Artist Georges Seurat's way of painting, which is called Pointillism, where tiny dots of different colors are used to create beautiful images.


Jan
5
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Children's Friday Matinee

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Kids age 12 and under with their parents or guardians are invited to screenings of blockbuster children's movies. 1/5: "The Emoji Movie"; 1/12: "Descendants"; 1/19: "Descendants 2"; 1/26: "Big Hero 6". Seating is limited and available first come, first served.

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

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Feb
2
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Children's Friday Matinee

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Kids age 12 and under with their parents or guardians are invited to screenings of blockbuster children's movies. 2/2: "Despicable Me 3"; 2/9: "Tangled"; 2/16: "The Princess and the Frog"; 2/23: "Brave". Seating is limited and available first come, first served.

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

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