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It's #BookTuesday!

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

Our #BookTuesday pick for May 22 is Creative Quest by Questlove.

In this unique new guide (also available, of course, as a boundary-pushing audiobook), Questlove—musician, bandleader, designer, producer, culinary entrepreneur, ...

Grand Opening of Temporary Glendale Library!

You’re invited to join us for the grand opening of the temporary Glendale Community Library at Atlas Park Mall on Thursday, May 24!

Our grand opening celebration will take place from 1 to 4 p.m., with the library officially opening to the public at 3 p.m.

We will ...

Support Queens Library with Your 2018 Annual Fund Gift

The last day of school is just a few weeks away—and we’re already hard at work preparing programs, signing kids up for summer reading, and ensuring that we can meet the needs of the 52,000 children and young adults who are expected to visit Queens Library this summer.

The thousands of programs we offer are made ...

Tweet to Your Council Member in Support of Libraries!

Stand with your library on Twitter!

Our city officials are now deciding the amount of funding that New York City’s libraries will receive in the upcoming fiscal year.

Click the links below to find the Twitter handles of your city leaders and the New York City Council Member that represents your community library ...

Drag Queen Story Hour At The Library!

We hope you will join us at several community libraries for Drag Queen Story Hour, a unique storytime for children ages 3-8 that raises awareness of gender diversity, promotes self-acceptance, and builds empathy through an enjoyable literary experience.

Created by Michelle Tea and RADAR Productions in San Francisco, DQSH now ...

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 ...

Mental Health Awareness Month at Queens Library

Mental health challenges impact people across all demographics of society. This May, for Mental Health Awareness Month, we’re bringing you programming to both help you take care of your own mental health and teach you how to help someone else in crisis.

From programs on stress and self-care to information about the ...

May
23
1:00PM

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5:00PM

Job Readiness Drop-In Hours

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Do you need help with your resume or cover letter? Not sure how to search for a job? Come to our Job Readiness Drop-In Hours for assistance on these topics and more! For further information, visit the Rochdale Village Adult Learning Center or call 718-723-7662.

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

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May
24
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Music Trivia

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Do you know your music? Who wrote your favorite songs? Step up and come to our music trivia!


May
25
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Let's Color And Chat: An Adult Coloring Session

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 7 openings

Join us for an adult chat and color session. Light refreshments welcome.

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

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May
26
11:30AM

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1:30PM

ESOL Job Search Training

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

This program is geared towards high intermediate and advanced English language learners seeking to enter the job market. The curriculum is focused on helping students understand different types of marketable skills as well as develop vocabulary associated with these skills. The classes are also integrated with a technology component that prepares students for the 21st century workforce.

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

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May
29
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Case Management Services

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Need assistance? Come see a case manager and learn what services you may qualify for! We offer information, help with employment, housing, healthcare, immigration, social services, education, and finances. We also refer to partner organizations for additional services.

Case management is available on a walk-in basis, but we may be able to assist you best if you schedule an appointment in advance! For further information, visit the Rochdale Village Adult Learning Center or call 917-436-7379

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

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Jun
4
5:30PM

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7:30PM

Compost Mania

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

This day is all about compost - how it's made and used. Find out why recycling food scraps and yard waste creates a more sustainable urban environment! Master composter James E. Bressant, Jr. guides you through the process and purpose of composting with an interactive presentation. Master composters are certified by the NYC Department of Sanitation in soil and decomposition science and sustaining green urban spaces. Registration not required.


Jun
7
1:30PM

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3:00PM

Managing Depression

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

PEARLS by Visiting Nurse Service of New York. Do you know of a senior who seems sad all the time, lost interest in things they used to love, or is having trouble sleeping or loss of appetite? Feeling sad or blue from time to time is normal, but it should fade away after a few days. The Visiting Nurse Services of New York offers free screenings for participation in their new program called PEARLS. You must be 65 or older and live in Queens or Manhattan.


Jun
7
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Resume Lab

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Make your resume the best it can be at this lab! Participants can create and work on their resume to help pursue employment while getting tips for making a resume stronger.


Jun
11
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Adult Book Discussion: "When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir"

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Come to Rochdale Village to discuss "When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir" by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Asha Banadele. We want to know what you think of the book!


Jun
14
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Crafting Circle

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Do you have a crafting project you've wanted to finish? Come to the Rochdale Village to craft and chat!


Jul
2
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Rock 'n' Roll: Rock Painting

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Let's start the summer off right with a little rock and roll. We are painting rocks while listening to classic rock music. Supplies will be provided.


Jul
5
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Crafting Circle

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Do you have a crafting project you've wanted to finish? Come to the Rochdale Village to craft and chat!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
7
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Senior Saturday: Friend Speed Dating

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Would you like to make a new friend this summer? Come to friend speed dating, where you can meet new people in your community!

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

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Jul
23
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Adult Book Discussion: "Little Fires Everywhere" by Celeste Ng

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Come to Rochdale Village to discuss "Little Fires Everywhere" by Celeste Ng. We want to know what you think of the book!


Aug
2
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Gmail Camp

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Have you ever wanted to know what you can do with your Gmail account? Let us show you how to utilize your Gmail.

8/2: Intro to Gmail
8/23: Google Docs and Drive

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

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Aug
6
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Make your own T-shirt bags

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Queens Library is going eco-friendly by eliminating plastic bags. Learn how to make your own reusable bags from T-shirts. Supplies are limited. Please bring a T-shirt you would like to use.


Aug
9
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Teen Resume Lab

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Make your resume the best it can be at this lab or learn how to make your first resume! Participants can create and work on their resume to help pursue employment while getting tips for making a resume stronger.


Aug
20
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Adult Book Discussion: "This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare" by Gabourey Sidibe

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Come to Rochdale Village to discuss "This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare" by Gabourey Sidibe. We want to know what you think of the book!