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This Weekend at Queens Library

Our Lunar New Year and Black History Month events continue this weekend at the Library! Plus, you can get help with your taxes, take a writing class, join a crochet circle, bring your kids to a Family Engineering Festival, and so much more! We hope to see you ...

Queens Library To Take Plastic Bags Out of Circulation

In an effort to protect the environment and better use our financial resources, Queens Library will stop offering plastic shopping bags to our customers at all 65 locations on June 30, 2018.

Plastic bags release toxins into the ground and water, can take hundreds of years to decompose, and in many cases are used ...

Celebrate National Library Lovers Month

Show your love for libraries by entering our Share Your Love for Queens Library Photo Contest.  

Enter the contest today and show how much you love your library for a chance to win a Samsung 16 GB Galaxy Tablet!

Complete contest rules here.

Free UPK at Ravenswood

Queens Library’s Universal Pre-K at Ravenswood, located at 35-32 21st Street in Long Island City, offers an outstanding pre-K education; free nutritious lunches and snacks; warm, friendly, highly qualified staff; the best learning experience for your child; free after-school care until 5:30 p.m.; and all the ...

Celebrate the Lunar New Year!

Xin Nian Kuai Le! Join us as we celebrate the Lunar New Year at Queens Library.

The Lunar New Year is a centuries-old tradition in China and several other Asian countries, and is a time to honor deities and ancestors, as well as make way for good fortune in the upcoming year.

At Queens Library, you can attend traditional ...

Free Tax Help at Queens Library!

It’s that time of year again!

If you need help figuring out and filing your ‪tax return‬, come to Queens Library for free tax-preparation assistance if you're age 60 and older, or earn $66,000 or less a year.

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance is offering free electronic ...

Celebrate Black History Month at Queens Library!

We hope you will join us at Queens Library this February for Black History Month!

We’ll be screening movies, hosting talks, and presenting concerts to celebrate and commemorate the Black experience in America.

Programs are available for children, teens, and adults, including five special events focusing on Claudia ...

Free English Classes!

Are you a new American who wants to learn English or improve your English language skills?

You can learn English at Queens Library for FREE!

Join a supportive community of students and teaching professionals at our community libraries. Classes are available for Beginners and at Intermediate and Advanced ...

Mar
6
3:30PM

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4:15PM

Mandarin Classes for Preschoolers

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Bilingual Birdies will teach 45 minute classes in English and Mandarin with live music, movement, dance, puppetry, and games. For children ages 3-5 and their caregivers.

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

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Mar
7
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Toddler Time

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Stories, songs and fingerplays for children 18-36 months and their caregivers.

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

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Mar
7
3:30PM

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4:00PM

Picture Book Time

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Stories and songs for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers.

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

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Mar
16
4:00PM

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5:00PM

St. Patrick's Day Craft

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-10 can create a craft for St. Patrick's Day. No registration required.


Mar
23
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Easter Egg Coloring

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 can color and decorate eggs. Supplies will be provided. No registration required.


Apr
20
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Spring Craft

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-10 can create a beautiful spring craft. No registration required.


May
11
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Mother's Day Craft

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-10 can create a beautiful Mother's Day craft. No registration required.


Jun
7
3:30PM

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4:30PM

The Music, Bubble, and Comedy Show: Born To Read

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

“WE WERE BORN TO READ!” That's why libraries rock? Join Queens Library and Turtle Dance Music in this Music, Bubble and Comedy Show where children will be engaged with songs, comedy, bubbles, music technology, and original stories about why libraries rock!