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Fine Forgiveness for Kids and Teens!

Libraries help kids and teens succeed in school and in life.

That’s why Queens Library, The New York Public Library, and Brooklyn Public Library are pleased to announce a one-time fine amnesty for youth.

For one time only, on Thursday, October 19, we are forgiving ALL fines on ALL kids’ & teens’ ...

Queens Library Celebrates the National Book Awards!

The National Book Awards will be announced on November 15, 2017, and Queens Library is celebrating!

Join the fun by entering our sweepstakes for your chance to win a National Book Award book bundle—one copy of each of the winning titles.

You can also visit Elmhurst Community Library, virtually or in ...

Halloween at Queens Library!

Looking for ways to celebrate Halloween in Queens?

Get into the spooky holiday spirit all month long at the Library!

Create your own costume, share your scary stories, watch some classic movies, walk through the Haunted Hallway of Horrors, and so much more! There’s plenty of tricks-or-treats for ...

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 ...

Meet the 2017 Summer Poetry Contest Winners!

Thank you to everyone who submitted a poem to Queens Library’s Summer Poetry Contest!

We welcomed hundreds of poets from all over New York State to submit an original poem reflecting the 2017 Summer Reading theme of “Build a Better World."

Join us at our awards ceremony on Saturday, November 4 at 11 ...

Run the River with Queens Library!

Once again, Queens Library is partnering with the Randall’s Island Park Alliance for Run the River, a 5K fun run on Randall’s Island, on Saturday, October 28!

Now in its eighth year, you can run to protect the waterways, wetlands, and recreational areas of Randall’s Island ...

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, ...

Hispanic Heritage Celebrations!

Hispanic Heritage Month 2017 begins September 15, and we’ll be celebrating with programs and events all month long!

Now through November 2, Queens Library will put the spotlight on the richness of Hispanic heritage and culture. Join us for concerts, dance performances, crafts, cooking classes, movies, and much ...

Free Home Internet Access for Eligible NYC Students!

Do you know a New York City public school student with no home Internet access?

Their family may be eligible to borrow a hotspot from Queens Library and get FREE Internet service at home!

The ConnectED Library Hotspot Loan Program is a free program designed to help NYC ...

Oct
23
11:00AM

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One on One Computer Classes

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

Get One-on-One help for Beginners. Registration is required. Please call Hillcrest Library and ask for the Customer Service Specialist at (718) 454-2786.

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

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Oct
24
2:00PM

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4:30PM

Classic Movies

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Please join us for free screenings of classic movies: 10/3: "39 Steps"; 10/24: "Vertigo".


Oct
25
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Coloring Fun for Adults

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Coloring can be fun. It also can help create focus and encourage mindfulness. Let's get together and have some coloring fun. We will provide coloring sheets, coloring pencils and music.


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Oct
26
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Livestreamed Art History Series from the Queens Museum

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Topic: Queens Museum Art Program in Chinese: Patty Chang & The Wandering Lake
Description: A Livestreamed Art Program by the Queens Museum, spoken in Chinese (Mandarin), presenting the works of Patty Chang, an artist who emerged from New York’s alternative art scene in the mid-1990s. The program can be viewed at the Hillcrest and East Flushing Libraries. Registration for at home viewers is required by calling Mail a Book 718-464-0084 where you will be given a link to the program.


Nov
13
1:00PM

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2:00PM

NYS Dept for the Aging-Medicare Information

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Certified by HIICAP and New York Department for the Aging, Linda Gordon will be setting up an informational table at Hillcrest, East Flushing and Bay Terrace libraries. She will answer your questions about all the complicated aspects of Medicare.


Nov
15
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Classic Movie: Alfred Hitchkock's "Marnie"

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Please join us for free screenings of Alfred Hitchcock's "Marnie", as we conclude our month-long tribute to the directorial genius of Alfred Hitchcock.


Nov
21
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Paper Flower Making for Adults

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Come how to create fabulous flowers out of paper to decorate any area of your home for the holidays.


Nov
27
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Karaoke Dance Party After Dark!

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Join our karaoke dance party!


Nov
28
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Origami for Adults

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

We will be making a different project each session.

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

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Dec
6
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Ismail Merchant Fil FEstival

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

This December Hillcrest honors Southeast Asian producer-director Ismail Merchant (1936-2005) with screenings of two of his films:
"Cotton Mary" (1999) December 6
"Mr. & Mrs. Bridge " (1990) December 13

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

Additional Dates