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This Weekend at Queens Library

Join us this weekend for author talks with great writers, including Philip Selvaggio, Tenaria Drummond Smith, Kenneth Womack, and Hugh Wyatt, plus our Welcome Events for kids and teens, DIY Halloween Costumes, writing workshops, a Library Internet HotSpot Lending Event, art classes, an open mic, movies, concerts, and much more! We hope to ...

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 ...

Oct
24
1:30PM

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2:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

All are welcome to our discussion of "Everything I Never Told You" by Celeste Ng.


Oct
25
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Family Playtime

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

Children ages 12 months to 3 years and their caretakers can enjoy bonding and playing with various dolls and toys. Space is limited. Please register at the library. Registration starts on Tuesday, August 22, 2017.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
26
3:30PM

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4:00PM

Preschooler Storytime

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-5 years with caretakers will enjoy listening to stories, singing songs and dancing. Registration is not required.

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

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Oct
26
4:00PM

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4:30PM

Preschooler Arts & Crafts

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

For each session, children ages 3-5 years with caretakers will work on various arts and crafts projects. Registration is not required.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
26
6:30PM

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7:30PM

An Italian Revue

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Pete La Rosa brings the sounds of Italy to center stage with a variety of songs from the past and present.


Oct
27
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Game Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

An afternoon of checkers, chess, Connect Four, Jenga, jigsaw puzzles, Mancala for Kids, Monopoly, Scrabble, World Hangman, Yu-Gi-Oh and more! Come join the fun!

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

Additional Dates


Nov
2
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Introduction to Microsoft Word

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

In this introductory class, you will learn how to create and save Word documents, format and edit text, use copy and paste, and use the basic functions and commands of Word.
Basic computer skills and registration are required.


Nov
3
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Computer Basics for Beginners

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

We are offering 30 minutes of one-on-one computer training, available by appointment. Participants are limited to three sessions per day. Sign up for classes at 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., or 12:00 p.m.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
15
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Toddlers Coloring & Craft Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 12 months to 3 years with parents or caregivers can enjoy coloring and making a beautiful craft.


Nov
17
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Play Hooray for Preschool Children

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Preschool children will enjoy a play hooray with their parents or caregivers. Please register at the library.


Nov
20
12:30PM

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1:30PM

Poetry Club

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Let's read and discuss great poetry together!


Nov
28
1:30PM

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2:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

All are welcome to our discussion of "The Art Forger" by B.A. Shapiro.


Dec
1
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Computer Basics for Beginners

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

We are offering 30 minutes of one-on-one computer training, available by appointment. Participants are limited to three sessions per day. Sign up for classes at 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., or 12:00 p.m.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
18
12:30PM

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1:30PM

Poetry Club

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Let's read and discuss great poetry together!


Dec
28
6:30PM

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7:45PM

A Conversation with Zoe and Her Cello

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

E. Zoe Hassman will perform an innovative, audience-friendly, fun solo cello concert with music from pop, jazz, classical, and beyond. Audiences will marvel at selections by Gershwin, What a Wonderful World, Zip A-Dee-Doh-Dah, as her mystery pieces engage the audience in a fun adventure.