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2015 Summer Reading Program

Join the action this summer and have a blast at the Summer Reading Program at Queens Library. This summer celebrate real-life and fictional heroes, cool books, popular fantasy and graphic novels to the latest in your favorite series.

Summer Reading 2015 begins Thursday, June 4.

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Thank Your Elected Officials With #YouInvested!

Mayor de Blasio, Speaker Mark-Viverito, Finance Chair Ferreras, Majority Leader Van Bramer, outgoing Libraries Subcommittee Chair Constantinides, incoming Libraries Subcommittee Chair King and the New York City Council have made an historic investment in our city’s libraries.

We're thanking them for their ...

Rockaways Summer of Health

Rockaways Summer of Health is a series of programs and events designed to educate and get the Rockaways fit and healthy. Participate in a variety of classes and workshops for a healthy lifestyle such as stress reduction, nutrition and exercise classes.

Get Fit! Get Healthy!

Visit the web page for more ...

Lincoln Center Local is LIve at Queens Library!

Please join us during Saturdays in August, when Lincoln Center Local will bring free live concerts at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to select Queens Library locations.

These include performances by the Brazilian-American group Nation Beat, the New Orleans band Cha Wa, ...

Alicia Olatuja, Soul and R&B Concert

Alicia Olatuja sings with a strong, lustrous tone, and mixes elements of classical, jazz, gospel, and pop into her fluid vocalism.  She has played alongside giants like Chaka Khan, Christian McBride, and Bebe Winans.

Free tickets are available on Eventbrite

Submit Your eBook to Library Journal's eBook Awards Contest

The Library Journal will honor the best self-published ebooks in the following genres: Romance, Mystery, Science Fiction, Fantasy.  There will be a winner in each genre and each winner will receive $1,000.00 USD from Library Journal.  

Visit our Self Publish page for more information.

New Books in Spanish

Buscando libros para leer en español? Échale un vistazo a estos nuevos libros en español:

 

 

 

Amarres perros: Una autobiografía, de Jorge G. Castañeda

 

Hacer el bien, de Matt Sumell

 

New Books in Chinese

Looking for books to read in Chinese? Check out these new arrivals!

想讀到最新的中文書嗎?請看以下新書介紹!

 

 

 

新參者 / Xin can zhe, by 東野圭吾 Keigo Higashino

 

死亡通知单 / Si wang tong zhi dan, by 周浩晖 Zhou Haohui

Queens Library Magazine

Welcome to our brand-new publication!

Queens Library Magazine combines great library-themed feature stories and information about all our programs and special events, and it's available now at your neighborhood library or ...

Free Summer Meals

Queens Library is partnering with the NYC Department of Education to provide FREE meals for kids and teens all summer long.

Summer meals are open to all children, 18 and younger, from now until September 4 at twenty-one Queens Library locations.

Enrollment is not required. Meals will be provided ...

Aug
4
1:00PM

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2:00PM

English Conversation Class

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Improve your spoken English in these classes for adults. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Summer Scrabble Club

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Our Scrabble Club for adults and older teens meets weekly through the summer. Scrabble sets are provided; participation is first come, first served. Enjoy some friendly, non-competitive play!

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

Additional Dates


Aug
5
4:00PM

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4:45PM

Summer Crafts

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children age 3 and up do crafts on Wednesday afternoons this summer.

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

Additional Dates


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Aug
6
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Bridge Club

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Play bridge and learn how to win!

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

Additional Dates


Aug
6
5:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Intermediate-Level Chess Club

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Our intermediate-level chess club meets on Thursday afternoons and is for adults and teens only.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
7
4:00PM

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4:45PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Friday afternoons this summer are arts and crafts time for kids age 4 and up. All materials will be provided.

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

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Aug
10
2:15PM

--to--

4:15PM

Family Movies

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Enjoy movies suitable for the entire family on Mondays this summer.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
10
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Film Screenings: Books to Movies

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Monday afternoons this summer we screen movies for the whole family based on popular children's books. 7/13: "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day"; 7/20: "Charlotte's Web"; 7/27: "The Jungle Book"; 8/3: "Winnie the Pooh"; 8/10: "Stuart Little"


Aug
14
11:00AM

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11:45AM

Preschool Storytime

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Preschoolers ages 2-5 listen to stories read aloud.


Aug
17
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Broadway through the Decades

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join Jacques LeBas on a lively and stirring journey along the Great White Way, featuring some of Broadway’s greatest melodies.


Aug
19
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Magic Show with Magical Productions

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

This fun-filled, high energy, laugh-out-loud comedy show will include thrilling illusions and loads of audience participation to end our Summer Reading Club program.


Aug
27
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join our book discussion group for adults and talk about something besides the weather! Our selection this month is "The Light in the Ruins" by Chris Bohjalian.


Sep
28
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Grigoris Maninakis and the Mikrokosmos Ensemble Present Greek Music and Songs

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Grigoris Maninakis and the Mikrokosmos Ensemble peform traditional and contemporary Greek instrumentals and songs.


Sep
28
6:00PM

--to--

7:15PM

Grigoris Maninakis and the Mikrokosmos Ensemble

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Enjoy traditional Greek music and song!