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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 ...

Young Adult Literacy Program: Pre-Register Now!

Are you interested in getting your High School Equivalency, but not sure where to start?

The Young Adult Literacy Program (YALP) is here to help!

This program is open to students ages 16–24, and offers four days of classes per week, as well as one day of service learning and job shadowing to help build your ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Dec
13
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Computer Class for Beginners

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Come in for a one-on-one computer session. Training is available for: Microsoft Office suite, email, Internet, Facebook, and more. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
14
12:30PM

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2:00PM

ESOL Conversation Group

Location: Bellerose
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.

Additional Dates


Dec
14
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Express Yourself

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Bebi Ferrier leads this three-session workshop. Come, let's reminisce those extraordinary moments and express ourselves by writing or storytelling.


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Dec
15
4:30PM

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5:30PM

One-on-One Computer Class

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Come in for one-on-one PC training. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
16
2:30PM

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4:00PM

Drawing for Beginners: Portraits

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Learn portrait drawing techniques for beginners.


Dec
18
12:30PM

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2:00PM

ESOL Conversation Group

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Join us for an ESOL conversation group.


Dec
19
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Canasta Club

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Canasta players, come and join our Canasta Club.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
20
2:00PM

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3:00PM

STARs Holidaypalooza III

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Senior Theater Acting Repertory will perform seasonal skits, readings, and holiday sing alongs.


Dec
21
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

We meet on the third Thursday of every month.
Pick up a copy of the month's selection at the Circulation Desk and join us!


Jan
3
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Computer Class for Beginners

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Come in for a one-on-one computer session. Training is available for: Microsoft Office suite, email, Internet, Facebook, and more. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
3
12:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

STARs: Senior Theater Acting Repertory

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Calling all older adults! Join our galaxy of STARs and perform theatrical works at the library with a great group of people!

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

Additional Dates


Jan
4
5:30PM

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6:30PM

Meditation Club

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Experienced or beginner, join the club and share breathing exercises and meditation techniques that may help to reduce stress.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
5
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

One-on-One Computer Class

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Come in for one-on-one PC training. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
8
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

ESOL Conversation Group

Location: Bellerose
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.

Additional Dates


Jan
13
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

A New Year, A New You: Leaving the Past Behind

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Raja Yoga meditation enables one to create new attitudes and responses to life, providing a true understanding of ourselves. Join Raja Yoga teacher Sandhya Kanthan in this interactive session to explore how to learn from the past, let go of it, and free ourselves to make new and better choices, leading to a life of meaning and purpose that brings satisfaction and contentment.


Jan
18
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

We meet on the third Thursday of every month. Pick up a copy of the month's selection at the Circulation Desk and join us!

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

Additional Dates


Jan
25
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Introduction to Samsung Tablet

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

In this single-session workshop, you will learn how to use a Queens Library Samsung tablet device. Topics include navigating the splash screen, internet and web, my account, and downloading e-materials. After the program, participants are welcome to check out tablets. Preregistration is required in person.


Jan
30
2:30PM

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4:00PM

Tuesday Afternoon Movie

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Join us for a screening of "Dunkirk".


Feb
6
1:30PM

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5:30PM

Tax Preparation Assistance

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

IRS-trained counselors will help you complete your 2017 personal income tax return. Bring a copy of your 2016 income tax return(s); all W-2, 1099,and other tax forms and documents for 2017; unemployment compensation statements; an SSA-1099 form if you received Social Security benefits; a photo I.D. for every person listed on your return; and Social Security cards or other official documentation for yourself and all dependents.

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

Additional Dates