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Gracie Book Club Live at Queens Library!

Join us for the next installment of the Gracie Book Club, on Thursday, September 29 at 5:30 p.m., at Langston Hughes Community Library in Corona, where you can discuss "The Star Side of Bird Hill" with author Naomi Jackson and your fellow New Yorkers.

Our discussion ...

See Shakespeare Performed at Queens Library!

The play’s the thing at Queens Library! We're partnering with the award-winning TITAN Theatre Company to bring dramatic staged readings of all Shakespeare’s plays to libraries across Queens.

Our second season of Shakespeare in Queens starts with Macbeth on Monday, October 3 at ...

Get Your Free IDNYC Card in Laurelton!

You can sign up for IDNYC on your side of Queens!

Laurelton Community Library will be hosting a temporary "pop-up" Enrollment Center from October 3 through October 7 where you can apply for your IDNYC card in person.

IDNYC is the newly launched New York City ...

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month!

Join Queens Library for several special events where we will celebrate the histories and cultures of Hispanic Americans and the contributions they have made to our society!

Over the next four weeks, we will also highlight books from our collection by celebrated Hispanic authors. You can find a list of them here and see pictures of ...

Buy-A-Book for Queens Library

Did you know that every children’s book you buy for Queens Library will be read by 40 or more kids?

You can help the youngest members of our communities—and many others—explore their dreams through Queens Library’s Buy-A-Book program.

For every $25 you donate, a bookplate with your name (or the ...

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 ...

Dreams Start Here: the Queens Library Foundation 2016 Autumn Gala

We cordially invite you to help inspire, educate, and celebrate children at our 2016 Autumn Gala!

The Gala will benefit programs and services for children and adolescents that inspire them to learn, grow, and achieve their dreams.

We will also honor our distinguished guests—the 106th Mayor of the City of New York, ...

Free Movies, Music, E-Books, and More!

Enjoy digital media at home, at work, or on-the-go!

Queens Library is a one-stop shop for tech lovers. Our digital media collection includes thousands of free eBooks, audiobooks, eMagazines, music, movies, and videos.

You can download all of these items to a personal computer, smartphone, pocket PC, PDA, portable media ...

Sep
29
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Moving For Life: Dance Exercise for All

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Moving for Life incorporates dance and Qi Gong, accompanied by different types of music to accentuate the body-mind connection.

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

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Sep
29
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Meditation for Peace and Wellbeing: A Workshop for New and Advanced Meditators

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Long time meditator Jim Rose talks about the journey of finding last peace, happiness and a greater sense of well-being. He will also share a simple technique that can help you achieve a last state of peace and happiness found through no outer experience.


Oct
1
10:00AM

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11:30AM

Adult Coloring

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Bring your own coffee, tea, and biscuits. We will provide the atmosphere, including music and coloring supplies. Coloring is a new adult craze that promises relaxation, fun and community.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Oct
1
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Saturday Afternoon Movie

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This month we will screen the following films:

October 1, 2016 "The Secret Life of Bees" @ 12:00 p.m. Rated PG-13
October 8, 2016 "The Revenant" @ 12:00 p.m. Rated R
October 15, 2016 "Spotlight" @ 12:00 p.m. Rated R
October 22, 2016 "Fathers and Daughters" @ 12:00 p.m. Rated R
October 29, 2016 "Me Before You" @ 12:00 p.m. Rated PG-13

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

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Oct
3
12:00PM

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3:00PM

Chess and Dominoes Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Learn how to play chess and dominoes. We welcome players of all skill levels, including absolute beginners.

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

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Oct
3
1:30PM

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3:00PM

Watercolor Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Practice your skills and meet others to share experiences. Please bring your own supplies.

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

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Oct
3
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Gentle Yoga

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Leslie Taylor leads this gentle, beginning-level yoga class for older adults. Space is limited, and preregistration is required. Please call the library to preregister.

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

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Oct
4
1:15PM

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3:00PM

Mahjong Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Play mahjong and share the fun, excitement, and camaraderie with others.

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

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Oct
6
12:00PM

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1:00PM

French Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Do you speak French? Don’t forget this beautiful language! Join us at Club Français to talk about family, friends, and vacations; listen to music and songs; and discuss current events, art, films, cooking, and any other subject that might interest you. These will be real tête-à-têtes among friends.

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

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Oct
6
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Still Life, Landscape, Photography: An Art History Adventure

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This 3-session series covers art from Egyptian times through the 19th Century and explores the relationship between still life, landscape, and photography.


Oct
6
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Share patterns and techniques or just have a friendly chat while working on your projects. Please bring your own supplies.

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

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Oct
6
6:00PM

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7:45PM

Spanish Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Do you speak Spanish?
Join to talk about anything and everything including film, music, cooking and news.
Meet guest authors and connect with new friends.


Oct
7
1:00PM

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2:30PM

English Conversation Classes

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Adults improve their English through group conversations about everyday topics.

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

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Oct
13
5:30PM

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6:30PM

Meditation Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Experienced or beginner, join the club and share breathing exercises and meditation techniques that may help to reduce stress.

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

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Oct
17
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Adult Book Discussion

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Please join us for an adventure in reading. The Adult Book Discussion Club at the Glen Oaks Community Library, once a month on Monday afternoon at 12 pm..

Monday, September 12th @ 12pm "The Interestings" By Meg Wolitzer
Monday, October 17th @ 12pm " The Nest" By Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney


Oct
18
1:15PM

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3:15PM

Introduction to Photography

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This is a creative 8 session course in photography for adults ages 50+. The 9th session is a gallery showing of your work with professional teaching artist Karen Bourbeau. Registration is required. Call Glen Oaks Library at 718-831-8636.

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

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Oct
20
2:00PM

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3:15PM

Medicare Educational Seminar

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This Mail-A-Book programs looks at the As, Bs, Cs and Ds of Medicare and the changes that may affect you in 2017. Bill Wilkie, an independent Senior Health Insurance Representative, leads this program.


Oct
24
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Adult Craft Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join us for the Glen Oaks Community Library's monthly Craft Club. Each month the club will do a different craft project. Suggestions welcome. Registration is limited to 10.


Nov
3
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Chair Yoga

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Certified instructor Didi Tapomaya teaches participants basic yoga techniques, breathing and relaxation exercises with guided visualization. Space is limited. Please register at the Glen Oaks Library - 718-831-8636

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

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Nov
5
12:00PM

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1:30PM

Saturday Afternoon Movie

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This month we will screen the following films:
November 5,2016 "Eat Pray Love" @ 12:00 p.m. Rated PG-13
November 12,2016 " The Devil Wears Prada" @ 12:00 p.m. Rated PG-13
November 19, 2016 " Genius" @ 12:00 p.m. Rated PG-13
November 26, 2016 " The Great Gatsby" (2013) @ 12:00 p.m. Rated PG-13

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

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Nov
14
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Adult Book Discussion

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join Us For A Book Discussion:
November, 14 @ 12:00 P.M. "When Breath Becomes Air" By Paul Kalanithi
December, 12 @ 12:00 P.M. "Eligible" By Curtis Sheffield

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

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Nov
21
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Adult Craft Club

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

Join us for the Glen Oaks Community Library's monthly Craft Club. Each month the club will do a different craft project. Suggestions welcome. Registration Required.
Monday, November 21 @ 6 P.M.
Monday December 5th @ 6 P.M.

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

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Nov
23
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Beaded Jewelry Workshop

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Learn how to make beaded jewelry with instructor Terry Go. Registration is required, only 10 spaces in each class. Call Glen Oaks Library to register. 1-718-831-8636
Supplies will be provided by the library. Two sessions: 11am and 1pm

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

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Dec
3
12:00PM

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1:30PM

Saturday Afternoon Movie

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This month we will screen the following films:
December 3, 2016 "A Hologram for the King" @ 12:00 p.m. Rated R
December 10, 2016 "Winters Tale" @ 12:00 P.M. Rated PG-13
December 17, 2016 "White Christmas" @ 12:00 p.m. NR
December 31, 2016 "Pride and Prejudice" (2005) @ 12:00 p.m. Rated PG

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

Additional Dates


Jan
5
12:00PM

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1:00PM

French Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Do you speak French? Don’t forget this beautiful language! Join us at Club Français to talk about family, friends, and vacations; listen to music and songs; and discuss current events, art, films, cooking, and any other subject that might interest you. These will be real tête-à-têtes among friends.

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

Additional Dates