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It's #BookTuesday!

Every Tuesday, Queens Library will introduce you to a great book!

Our #BookTuesday pick for May 31 is Sailor and Fiddler: Reflections of a 100-Year-Old Author by Herman Wouk.

In an unprecedented literary accomplishment, Herman Wouk, one of America's ...

Queens Library Celebrates Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month! Several upcoming Queens Library events will honor Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in our borough, our city, and beyond, including our ongoing program series “Living Memory: The Culture and Heritage of Chinese New Yorkers.” Visit our Events webpage throughout the month for ...

Apply For Google CS First Today!

Queens Library is offering a unique opportunity for kids to build their knowledge of computer science and coding!

Google CS First is a free program for children in grades 4-8 that increases access and exposure to computer science (CS) education through after-school, in-school, and summer ...

Share Your One Sentence Story For Libraries!

How has your community library affected your life? It’s a complex question, but all we need is a one sentence answer!

We’re asking our customers and supporters to share their one sentence about the library's impact on their lives.

You can visit the One Sentence Stories website at ...

Join Us and Tell NYC to Keep Investing in Libraries!

We hope you can join us at your community library in May and June!

Our President & CEO, Dennis Walcott, will partner with our elected officials for Story Time, a chance for you to read with your kids and share the joy of learning with them.

And as the Mayor and the City Council negotiate their final ...

Only One Band Can Be the Best!

Many bands will enter, but only one will be chosen as the winner at Queens Library's 2nd Annual Battle of the Bands!

This year, the competition is fiercer than ever, and bands will rock out at the 2,100-seat Colden Auditorium at Queens College's Kupferberg Center for the Arts on Thursday, July 14.

Queens has ...

Gracie Book Club: Rebroadcast of the "Bright Lines" Discussion

Congratulations to First Lady Chirlane McCray for hosting the first meeting of the Gracie Book Club on May 17!

She and her guests participated in a live stream broadcast discussion of Tanwi Nandini Islam's novel Bright Lines, moderated by author James ...

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 ...

Jun
3
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Job Readiness Workshop Series: Job-Search Techniques

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Join us for an interactive workshop that will explore job-search strategies, networking techniques and objectives, and how to look for and apply for jobs online.

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

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Jun
4
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Belly Dancing 101: An Introduction

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Belly dancing, also known as "Raqs sharqi," is an ancient, mystical and healing dance form. Learn its fundamentals with Cashel Campbell. Space is limited. Participation is on a first come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
20
6:00PM

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7:45PM

June Adult Book Discussion

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Join the June Adult Book Discussion at North Forest Park. We will be discussing Erik Larson's "Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania." Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome.


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Jun
25
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Today's First Ladies of Song: Adele, Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Norah Jones, Amy Winehouse

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Jazz vocalist Lois Bruno performs some of the greatest hits of today’s top female artists like Adele, Lady Gaga, Beyonce, Norah Jones, and Amy Winehouse. Hear selections like "Make You Feel My Love," "Set Fire to the Rain," "Come Away with Me," "Cold, Cold Hart," "Crazy in Love,"
"Edge of Glory," "Love is a Losing Game" and much more.