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From Dennis M. Walcott

It seems like the news is filled with more and more stories about automated customer service. Virtual assistants, apps that answer your questions, chatbots that designers swear act and sound like humans—there’s a large premium being put on building artificial intelligence that can answer questions, and mimic the experience of ...

Battle of the Bands Spotlight: Noise on 93rd

We're just two weeks away from the 2nd Annual Battle of the Bands at Queens College's Colden Auditorium!

In our latest band spotlight, meet Nicholas, Kevin, Miguel, and Luke—also known as Noise on 93rd. With influences as diverse as alternative rock, indie pop, and hip hop, we can't wait to see ...

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 ...

Free Summer Meals

Queens Library is partnering with the NYC Department of Education to provide FREE meals for kids and teens all summer long.

Summer meals are open to all children, 18 and younger, from June 29 through September 2 at twenty-four Queens Library locations.*

Enrollment is not required. Meals ...

Celebrate LGBTQ Pride With These Great Books!

June is LGBT Pride Month, and we asked our staff to suggest titles old and new that focus on and are inspired by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer stories and themes.

We hope you will check out these great books and join us in Celebrating Pride!

Thanks again to our staff members (including Hillcrest's ...

Upcoming NYCitizenship Information Sessions

Queens Library has partnered with the NYC Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs to bring you NYCitizenship, a program to assist New Yorkers along the path to citizenship.

Attend our upcoming information sessions with the NYCitizenship attorney to find out how to apply for citizenship easily, the benefits of ...

Our New JBA Brochures

Every month, Queens Library’s Job & Business Academy (JBA) provides our customers with the technology training, small business help, and job-search assistance they need to succeed—all for free.

Now, it’s easier than ever to find out which classes are being offered. Just check the listings in our monthly ...

Free Movies, Music, E-Books, and More!

Enjoy digital media at home, at work, or on-the-go!

Queens Library is a one-stop shop for tech lovers. Our digital media collection includes thousands of free eBooks, audiobooks, eMagazines, music, movies, and videos.

You can download all of these items to a personal computer, smartphone, pocket PC, PDA, portable media ...

Get in the Game: Summer Reading 2016!

Get in the game this summer and slam-dunk some reading goals. The annual Summer Reading Program at Queens Library is back and better than ever!

You can visit any community library to get your summer reading booklist or log, and sign up online at summerreading.queenslibrary.org to download materials and create an ...

Summer Poetry Contest!

Calling all poets! Send us your haikus, limericks, sonnets, and more for Queens Library’s Summer Poetry Contest 2016!

We welcome poets from all over New York State to submit one original poem that reflects our 2016 Summer Reading theme of “Get in the Game.”

Entries will be grouped by ...

Jul
12
2:30PM

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Pen Pal Club

Location: Sunnyside
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.

Write and exchange letters with children at other Queens libraries. For children going to grade 2 to 6 in September.

SunnysideTue, Jul 19, 20162:30PM - 3:30PM
SunnysideTue, Jul 26, 20162:30PM - 3:30PM
SunnysideTue, Aug 2, 20162:30PM - 3:30PM
SunnysideTue, Aug 9, 20162:30PM - 3:30PM
SunnysideTue, Aug 16, 20162:30PM - 3:30PM

Jul
13
10:30AM

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Picture Book Time

Location: Sunnyside
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.

Picture book stories, songs and rhymes for ages 3 to 5.

SunnysideWed, Jul 20, 201610:30AM - 11:00AM
SunnysideWed, Jul 27, 201610:30AM - 11:00AM
SunnysideWed, Aug 3, 201610:30AM - 11:00AM
SunnysideWed, Aug 10, 201610:30AM - 11:00AM

Jul
13
11:00AM

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Preschool Crafts

Location: Sunnyside
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.

Simple crafts for ages 3 to 5.

SunnysideWed, Jul 20, 201611:00AM - 11:30AM
SunnysideWed, Jul 27, 201611:00AM - 11:30AM
SunnysideWed, Aug 3, 201611:00AM - 11:30AM
SunnysideWed, Aug 10, 201611:00AM - 11:30AM

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Jul
15
3:30PM

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Story and Crafts

Location: Sunnyside
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.

Come enjoy a story and make a craft to take home. For children ages 6 to 12.

SunnysideFri, Jul 22, 20163:30PM - 4:30PM
SunnysideFri, Jul 29, 20163:30PM - 4:30PM
SunnysideFri, Aug 5, 20163:30PM - 4:30PM
SunnysideFri, Aug 12, 20163:30PM - 4:30PM

Aug
1
2:00PM

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Presley and Melody Concert

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Get your game on this summer with Presley and Melody's Interactive Musicals. Their lively musical production will inspire everyone to be a winner and read! Children 6 to 12 will engage in reading , dance, singing.


Aug
25
3:30PM

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Race Against Time with Sciencetellers

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Children come and see things fly, spin, move and soar while listening to a series of stories that will energize your summer! Throw on your labcoat and get ready to experience the science of power and energy by telling stories and using exciting, hands-on experiments that will have you laughing, learning and having fun! Enjoy this spectacular adventure as we discover what makes us move and what powers the world!


Aug
26
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Summer Reading Magic Show

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 will enjoy this comedy magic show that is filled with fun, laughter, and excitement. Get in with the fun and assist the magician too!