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This Weekend at Queens Library

Join us this weekend for a concert with New York-born violinist Akiko Kobayashi, a Chinese author talk with Lan Jiang and Nancy Wang, the Turkish art of ebru, our celebration of Southeast Queens authors, empowerment storytelling with Ife The Storyteller, an open mic, a creative writing workshop, great activities for older adults, tutoring ...

A Celebration of Southeast Queens Authors

Many authors call Southeast Queens their home. Join us on Saturday, July 22 at Cambria Heights Community Library in celebrating a few of our literary lights!

Some of our authors have an extensive publishing pedigree, while others are the proud creators of their first work.

Our participating authors will ...

Launch Your Food Business with Jamaica FEASTS!

Calling all aspiring food entrepreneurs: Jamaica FEASTS is back!

This completely FREE incubator program was created to provide resources to those who are looking to start and run their own food-based business.

Learn the fundamentals with our hands-on workshops, receive a one-on-one session with an industry expert, and ...

Enter the Naturalize NY Lottery!

Green card holders: Enter the Naturalize NY lottery today for the chance to have your citizenship application costs waived!

Winners will receive a $725 voucher to cover the cost of applying for citizenship. The deadline to register for the lottery is Friday, July 28.

You ...

Get Free Tickets to Shakespeare in the Park!

Shakespeare in the Park is one of New York City's most beloved summer traditions—and now you can get your tickets at Queens Library!

Free tickets to Shakespeare’s "A Midsummer Night’s Dream," performed by the famed Public Theater, will be available at Queens Central Library (89-11 ...

Join Us on Our Mobile Library Tour!

Queens Library's Mobile Library will be touring the borough throughout the month of July.

Visit the Mobile Library to borrow books, sign up for a library card, and more!

Our stops will include public schools, veterans' health care facilities, and the 3rd Annual Battle of the Bands at Queens College's Colden ...

Queens Library 2017 Gala

The Queens Library Foundation’s 2017 Annual Gala will take place on Tuesday, October 17, at the Queens Museum.

Nearly 300 supporters of the Library attended last year’s Gala to pay tribute to our special honorees and the Library’s mission and customers.

This year’s ...

Battle of the Bands Spotlights!

The 3rd Annual Battle of the Bands is less than a week away, and here's where you can learn about our talented contestants.

For today's spotlight, it's last year's third-place finalists, the returning Global Warming! They've played in every Battle of the Bands—is this ...

Get Help From a Financial Coach

Are financial problems causing you stress?

You can make an appointment to see a financial coach at Queens Library!

A financial coach can help you develop the skills you need to manage money and gain financial stability.

You can get free advice on various topics like reviewing and understanding your credit report, ...

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
24
1:30PM

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Introduction to Tai Chi with Jenny Kim

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Instructor Jenny Kim teaches participants a gentle form of martial arts often referred to as "meditation in motion." Space is limited. First come; first served.


Jul
24
5:30PM

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7:30PM

Tween Film and Book Discussion: "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory"

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Read the novel by Roald Dahl, then join us for a screening of the film starring Johnny Depp, Freddie Highmore, and Helena Bonham Carter. Return the next week to compare and discuss the film and the book. Copies of the book are available at the library.

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Jul
26
1:00PM

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2:30PM

ESOL Conversation Group

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Join us for an ESOL conversation group.

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

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Aug
3
5:30PM

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7:45PM

Film and Book Discussion: "The Light Between Oceans"

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Read the novel by M.L. Steadman, then join us for a screening of the film starring Alicia Vikander, Michael Fassbender, and Rachel Weisz. Return the next week to compare and discuss the film and the book. Copies of the book are available at the library.

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

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Aug
5
2:30PM

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3:45PM

Divas of Broadway and Opera

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Soprano Irene Failenbogen performs pieces from both classical opera and Broadway shows, including "La Traviata," "Carmen" and "Fiddler on the Roof."


Aug
24
4:00PM

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Anesthesia and You: What to Expect when Having Surgery

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Dr. Sandhya Malhotra, MD and her colleagues of Global Physicians Network Foundation will discuss what to expect from medical procedures and how to prepare for them to optimize your health before and after surgery.