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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 ...

Celebrate the Holidays at Queens Library!

Enjoy the holidays at Queens Library, with our special programs and events for kids, adults, teens, and the whole family, including holiday concerts, arts and crafts, holiday movie screenings, and much more!

Plus, you can view our collections of recommended holiday books and movies, available to borrow from your community ...

Donate A Coat at Queens Library!

This holiday season, Queens Library is participating in the New York Cares Coat Drive!

Queens residents can visit 46 community library locations to donate new and gently used winter coats that will be distributed to men, women, and children in need.

Last year, more than 100,000 coats were collected across ...

Double Your Donation: Give Today!

Nearly 1 million neighbors took advantage of more than 52,000 programs at Queens Library this year alone! Your support means that we can continue to meet our community’s needs in 2018.

A generous donor has provided a matching gift and hopes to inspire you to make a donation to Queens Library.

A gift of $25 means ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Dec
13
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Music and Sound: Google CS First

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Create your own digital music and sounds!
Use the computer to design your own music, create your own instruments and music videos, and learn how technology is used in the music industry! No previous computer experience necessary. Age 8+. Please register at queenslibrary.org or call 718-723-4440.

Rochdale VillageWed, Dec 20, 20174:00PM - 5:30PM

Dec
15
10:15AM

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10:45AM

Mother Goose

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Infants ages 30 months and under enjoy a 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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Dec
15
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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Dec
15
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Fun Friday

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Join us on Fridays for some fun each week! Games, crafts, science experiments, movies, or...who knows? The program is open for children ages 5-12. Although space is limited, registration is not required.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
19
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Healthy Habits

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

How can we stop the spread of germs? At this interactive workshop we will be making our own soap, as well as learning about hand washing and other healthy habits! It's fun for the whole family.


Dec
21
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Pajama Storytime!

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Come dressed in your comfy pajamas with your favorite stuffed animal to enjoy books, rhymes, and songs!


Dec
27
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Welcome Kids and Teens: Minecraft Madness

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

If you build it, they will come. Join us at Rochdale Village, to build, to explore, to gather... to Minecraft. Open to kids and teens.


Jan
5
10:15AM

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10:45AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Infants ages 30 months and under enjoy a 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.

Additional Dates


Jan
5
10:45AM

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11:15AM

Play Date at the Library

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Bring your little ones and warm up! Kids through age 6 and their caregivers can build friendships while enjoying the library's, toys, games, puzzles, play kitchen and more.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
5
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.

Additional Dates


Jan
11
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Spelling Bee Practice

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Practice your spelling skills in preparation for the Rochdale Village Spelling Bee. For grades 3-6.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
13
2:00PM

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4:30PM

Super Cinema Saturday

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Please come sit back and enjoy a great feature film in the comfort of Rochdale Village's program room. Come be entertained by the magic of the movies!

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

Additional Dates


Jan
20
11:00AM

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11:45AM

Winter Storytime

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Come to the Rochdale Village Library to enjoy a family friendly storytime for all ages! Enjoy stories and songs, plus an indoor "snowball fight."


Jan
25
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Spelling Bee

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 3-6 are invited to test their spelling skills in the Rochdale Village Spelling Bee! The winnners of this contest will go on to Central Library to compete against winning students from all over Queens.


Jan
26
10:15AM

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12:00PM

Drop-In Creative Play

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Looking for a safe, indoor enclosed place for your child to run around and explore? Meet other children and caregivers while enjoying unstructured, child-directed imaginative play. We will be enjoying the library meeting room with its toy kitchen, toy shopping cart, ride-on toys, building blocks and more!


Feb
5
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Rochdale Village "Who Was...?" Biography Book Club

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Do you enjoy the "Who Was...." biography series? Read a biography of your choice. At the book discussion, we'll play 20 questions to guess your famous person. Come in and pick up a copy!

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

Additional Dates


Feb
10
11:00AM

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11:45AM

Pigeon Party! Storytime

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Join us for a fun-filled storytime to celebrate the birthday of Mo Willems, author and illustrator of Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus; Knuffle Bunny; the Elephant and Piggie series and more. We'll be reading some funny books, drawing some famous characters and creating some memorable moments!

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

Additional Dates


Feb
15
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Black History Bingo

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Join us as we celebrate Black History Month. Learn about prominent African Americans while enjoying a game of bingo and competing for fun prizes!

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

Additional Dates


Feb
16
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Lunar New Year: Year of the Dog

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

From new moons to fireworks, and lanterns to smiles, let the Lunar New Year Shine bright with Asian music, stories, crafts and your library friends and families. Children and their families will make special decorations to welcome in the Chinese New Year just like "The Year of the Dog" and "Bringing in the New Year."