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This Weekend at Queens Library

Join us at the Library this weekend for an author event with sci-fi writer Karen Bao, homework help, family story time, ShapeUp NYC fitness classes, a writer’s workshop, a panel discussion on contemporary activism in the Corona/East Elmhurst area, special Lincoln Center Local screenings, science clubs, arts and crafts, and much more! ...

Oscars 2017: Books on Screen

The Academy Awards ceremony is almost here! As usual, in 2016 Hollywood got some of its best source material from the world of books.

Here's a list of the novels, autobiographies, plays, and stories that influenced this year’s nominees. How many have you read?

And if you click on the linked film titles, you can ...

Nominate Your Library for the NYC Neighborhood Library Awards!

How does your library make your community a better place? Here's your chance to share your story and tell us how your neighborhood library has made a difference in your life!

The Fourth Annual NYC Neighborhood Library Awards are accepting nominations now through March 13. Nominate your ...

Our New Music For February!

Looking for new music? Look no further than your local Queens Library!

Every month, our expert staff will bring you the best of what's new in our physical and digital collections.

This month features music from Leonard Cohen, The Weeknd, The Rolling Stones, Metallica, John Legend, Melissa Etheridge, Bon Jovi, ...

Celebrate African-American History Month!

We hope you will join us at Queens Library this February for African-American History Month!

We're honoring a special selection of notable African-American writers on the Queens Library blog. Check our special blog post every week in February, starting February 3, as well as our social media channels!

All month ...

Free English Classes!

Are you a new American who wants to learn English or improve your English language skills?

You can learn English at Queens Library for FREE!

Join a supportive community of students and teaching professionals at our community libraries. Classes are available for Beginners and at Intermediate and Advanced ...

Free UPK at Ravenswood

Start the New Year right by planning for your child’s education!

Queens Library’s Universal Pre-K at Ravenswood will soon be available for children born in 2013.

Queens Library’s free UPK program offers outstanding pre-K education; free nutritious lunches and snacks; warm, friendly, highly qualified ...

Free Tax Help at Queens Library!

It’s that time of year again!

If you need help figuring out and filing your ‪tax return‬, come to Queens Library for free tax-preparation assistance if you're over 60 or earn less than 64,000 a year.

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance is offering free electronic ...

Join Us for 50 Years of Integration

Queens Library, in partnership with Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, presents "50 Years of Integration" with the generous support of the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Starr Foundation.

Our next event is this series will be Community Organizing Today in Corona/East Elmhurst, on Saturday, February ...

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, ...

Mar
2
4:00PM

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4:45PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Join us one afternoon a month at the Rochdale Village library for stories, songs, and crafts on a different theme. For children ages 3 to 5 with parent/caregiver. Siblings are welcome.

January 12: Farm Animals and Let's Celebrate the "Year of the Rooster"
February 2: Let's Celebrate Groundhog Day
March 2: Let's Celebrate Dr. Seuss' Birthday
April 13: Let's Celebrate Earth Day

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

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Mar
3
10:15AM

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10:45AM

Mother Goose

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Infants age 30 months and under enjoy 1/2 hour of nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays and simple picture books.
Ages: Newborn - 30 months

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

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Mar
3
11:15AM

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11:45AM

Toddler Time

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Storytime is a great way to encourage a love of reading. Toddlers and their parents or caregivers are invited to join us for stories, nursery rhymes, fingerplays, and more! For ages 2 1/2 and up.

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

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Mar
3
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Fun Friday

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Join us on Fridays in January through April for something different each week. Games, crafts, science experiments, movies, or...who knows? The program is open for children ages 6-12. Although space is limited, preregistration is not required.

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

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Apr
3
9:00AM

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8:00PM

Toddler Learning Center Registration

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Register for the upcoming Toddler Learning Center. In this five week class children will learn and play with their caregivers. Each week parents will speak with a different specialist in the following categories: Parenting, Speech Development, Reading, Nutrition and Creative movement. Ages 1-3 years.
Registration is for all 5 sessions. Registration may be done in the library or over the telephone, 718-723-4440.
Sessions will be held on Mondays, April 24; May 1; May 8; May 15; May 22

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

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Apr
8
2:15PM

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3:15PM

Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3 through 6 are invited to bring in their stuffed animals for a memorable story time. We will make a special craft. Tuck in your animal friend before you leave. The library staff will take pictures of what your animal does in the library over the weekend. Pick up your picture and your stuffed animal on Monday. Siblings are welcome.


Apr
20
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Spelling Bee Competition for Kids in Grades 1 to 3

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Join us for a spelling bee competition in which contestants are asked to spell a broad selection of words, usually with a varying degree of difficulty. This event is for kids in grades 1 through 3. Spectators are welcome!
We will be holding an event next week for kids in grades 4 through 6.


Apr
27
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Spelling Bee Competition for Kids in Grades 4 through 6

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Join us for a spelling bee competition in which contestants are asked to spell a broad selection of words, usually with a varying degree of difficulty. This event is for kids in grades 4 through 6. Spectators are welcome!


Apr
29
2:15PM

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3:15PM

Prince and Princess Story Time

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Join us for a fun afternoon with stories and crafts about princes and princesses. Royal attire is optional.


May
13
2:15PM

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3:15PM

Superhero Story Time

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Join us for a fun afternoon with stories and crafts about superheroes. Costumes are optional. Ages 3-6. Siblings are welcome.