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This Weekend at Queens Library

Join us at the Library this weekend for an author event with sci-fi writer Karen Bao, homework help, family story time, ShapeUp NYC fitness classes, a writer’s workshop, a panel discussion on contemporary activism in the Corona/East Elmhurst area, special Lincoln Center Local screenings, science clubs, arts and crafts, and much more! ...

Oscars 2017: Books on Screen

The Academy Awards ceremony is almost here! As usual, in 2016 Hollywood got some of its best source material from the world of books.

Here's a list of the novels, autobiographies, plays, and stories that influenced this year’s nominees. How many have you read?

And if you click on the linked film titles, you can ...

Nominate Your Library for the NYC Neighborhood Library Awards!

How does your library make your community a better place? Here's your chance to share your story and tell us how your neighborhood library has made a difference in your life!

The Fourth Annual NYC Neighborhood Library Awards are accepting nominations now through March 13. Nominate your ...

Our New Music For February!

Looking for new music? Look no further than your local Queens Library!

Every month, our expert staff will bring you the best of what's new in our physical and digital collections.

This month features music from Leonard Cohen, The Weeknd, The Rolling Stones, Metallica, John Legend, Melissa Etheridge, Bon Jovi, ...

Celebrate African-American History Month!

We hope you will join us at Queens Library this February for African-American History Month!

We're honoring a special selection of notable African-American writers on the Queens Library blog. Check our special blog post every week in February, starting February 3, as well as our social media channels!

All month ...

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 ...

Free UPK at Ravenswood

Start the New Year right by planning for your child’s education!

Queens Library’s Universal Pre-K at Ravenswood will soon be available for children born in 2013.

Queens Library’s free UPK program offers outstanding pre-K education; free nutritious lunches and snacks; warm, friendly, highly qualified ...

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 over 60 or earn less than 64,000 a year.

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

Join Us for 50 Years of Integration

Queens Library, in partnership with Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, presents "50 Years of Integration" with the generous support of the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Starr Foundation.

Our next event is this series will be Community Organizing Today in Corona/East Elmhurst, on Saturday, February ...

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, ...

Feb
27
12:30PM

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1:30PM

Poetry Club

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Let's read and discuss great poetry together!


Feb
27
3:30PM

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4:00PM

Family Storytime

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-5 years accompanied by a parent/adult caregiver will listen to stories, sing songs, dance, perform fingerplays and play with various musical instruments. Preregistration is not required.


Feb
27
4:00PM

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4:30PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-5 accompanied by a parent/adult caregiver will work on different arts and crafts projects each week. Preregistration is not required.


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Feb
28
1:30PM

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4:30PM

Tax Preparation Assistance

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

IRS-trained counselors will help you complete your 2016 personal income tax return. Bring a copy of your 2015 income tax return(s); all W-2, 1099,and other tax forms and documents for 2016; 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


Mar
1
11:30AM

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12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children and their parents/caregivers can enjoy story time with books, singing songs and dancing.
For ages 1-3.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
1
12:00PM

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12:30PM

Toddlers Color, Craft and Playtime

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 12 months to 3 years can enjoy coloring, making a simple craft and playing with toys.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
1
3:30PM

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4:30PM

English Conversation Club

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Improve your English conversation skills, vocabulary, pronunciation, and grammar! Our group is recommended for advanced English-language learners.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
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


Mar
3
3:30PM

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4:30PM

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


Mar
6
3:30PM

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4:00PM

Preschoolers Storytime

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-5 years accompanied by a parent/adult caregiver will listen to stories, sing songs, dance, perform fingerplays and play with various musical instruments. Preregistration is not required.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
6
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Preschoolers Arts and Crafts

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-5 accompanied by a parent/adult caregiver will work on different arts and crafts projects each week. Preregistration is not required.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
18
4:00PM

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5:00PM

A Reptile "Edventure" with Erik Callender

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

This fun-filled educational experience gives children age 6 and up a unique opportunity to see and learn about reptiles, amphibians and even some large insects from around the world.


Apr
7
11:00AM

--to--

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


Apr
7
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

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


Apr
8
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Hao Bang, Ah Rooster!

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Chinese Theatre Works presents a fun and interactive show using a selection of puppet vignettes to introduce audiences to traditional Chinese New Year customs, foods, and animals of the Chinese zodiac. Enjoy sing-alongs, games and a hands-on post-show hands-on demonstration will make the Chinese language and cultural experience accessible to even the youngest audience members!


Apr
19
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Ask the Pharmacist

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Bring your prescriptions, vitamins, over-the-counter medicines, herbal supplements, and a list of your questions to ask the pharmacist from St. John's University. Understand what kinds of medications you're taking and get tips to help you remember to take them.