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Glen Oaks

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.

The Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 had a profound impact on demographics in Queens, ...

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.

There will be an interesting twist to the schedule in January and February, when TITAN will present eight of ...

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 ...

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, ...

Queens Library's Broken Heart Week

We hope you will join us at Queens Library for our inaugural Broken Heart Week this February!

Broken Heart Week (February 12–18) is a time to celebrate loves won and lost. Sure, February 14 is Valentine’s Day, but at Queens Library, every facet of love and heartbreak will be explored in this week-long ...

African-American History Month: The Power of Music

Whether it’s hip hop, jazz, rhythm and blues, or rock n' roll, music has played a central role in the lives of people of African descent in the Americas.

In honor of African-American History Month, Queens Library’s Culture Connection will host four special events at Central Library in Jamaica ...

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 ...

Shape the Future of Queens Library!

At Queens Library, we are continually working to serve you better.

To do this, we are undertaking a strategic planning process across the borough that will guide the Library for the next five years.

You can be a part of this process. Take our survey and share your thoughts.

To ...

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 ...

Video Visitation at Queens Library

Video visitation is a free program offered at libraries across the city that connects a live video feed between participating library locations and NYC Department of Corrections facilities, allowing incarcerated New Yorkers to talk, read, and share stories together with their loved ...

Jan
24
10:15AM

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11:15AM

Basic Microsoft Excel

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Learn how to navigate in Microsoft Excel, enter and edit data, and create a simple chart.
Participants must have basic computer skills and a Library Card.
Preregistration is required.
Participants must attend all sessions.
Space is limited.


Jan
24
1:15PM

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2:15PM

Zumba Gold Workshop

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Zumba Gold uses dance moves mixed with exercise for an effective low-impact workout. Wear loose clothing and sneakers. Preregistration by phone is required for all sessions.

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

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Jan
24
1:15PM

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3:00PM

Mahjong Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

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

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Jan
25
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Adult Book Discussion

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join us for a book discussion. Whether you loved it or hated, we want to hear your thoughts!
Wednesday, January 25th @ 2:00 PM " All The Light We Cannot See" By Anthony Doerr.
Wednesday, February 22nd @ 2:00 PM "Homegoing" By Yaa Gyasi

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

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Jan
26
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.

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Jan
26
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Knit and Quilt 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. We provide a sewing machine.

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

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Jan
26
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.

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

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Jan
26
6:30PM

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7:30PM

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. Instructor: Catherine Gross

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

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Jan
27
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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Jan
27
1:00PM

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2:15PM

ESOL Conversation Group

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join us for an ESOL conversation group.

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Jan
28
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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Jan
28
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:
January 7th, 2017 "Cafe Society' @ 12:00 P.M. rated PG-13
January 14th, 2017 "Hello My Name Is Doris" @ 12:00 P.M. Rated R
January 21st, 2017 "The Counselor" @ 12:00 P.M. Rated R*
January 28th, 2017 "Indignation" @ 12:00 P.M. Rated R


Jan
30
12:00PM

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3:00PM

Adult Gamers Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

We welcome players of various card and board games for adults, including bridge, canasta, chess, dominoes, and more!

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

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Jan
30
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.

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Feb
4
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:
Februrary 4th, 2017 "Florence Foster Jenkins" @ 12:00 P.M. Rate PG-13
February 11th, 2017 "Jason Bourne" @ 12:00 P.M. Rated PG-13
February 18th, 2017 "The Descendants" @ 12:00 P.M. Rated R
February 25th, 2017 "Ben Hur" (2016) @ 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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Feb
13
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Adult Craft Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Please join us for the Adult Craft Club on Monday Evenings at 6pm.
Each month the club will do a different craft project.

Monday, January 23rd @ 6 PM
Monday, February 13th @ 6 PM
Monday, March 20th @ 6 PM
Monday, April 24th @ 6 PM
Monday, May 22nd @ 6 PM
Monday, June 19th @ 6 PM

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Feb
15
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Broken Heart Week: Heal Your Broken Heart with Poetry

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Ease your sorrow by learning to express yourself through poetry.


Feb
15
1:00PM

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3:00PM

The Sewing Project

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This is a follow up session for the Sewing Project which was held in December. Attendees will finish working on their projects today.


Feb
15
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Health Chat for Seniors: Common Gastrointestinal Problems

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Dr. Steven Guttman, Northwell Health System discusses the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment for digestive disorders as part of this month's health talk for older adults, presented by Naturally Occurring Retirement Community Without Walls (NORC WOW). A question-and-answer session will be part of the presentation, and blood pressure screenings will be available from 1:30-1:45 pm.


Feb
18
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Broadway through the Years: Berlin to Webber with Peter J. LaRosa

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Peter LaRosa performs the music of Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, Richard Rodgers and Andrew Lloyd Webber in this program of great Broadway show tunes.


Feb
28
4:00PM

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5:00PM

I Don’t Want to be a Guinea Pig: Understanding Clinical Trials

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join Northwell Health Cancer Institute experts as they shed light on the benefits of research and debunk myths about clinical trials.


Mar
1
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Beginners' Canasta

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Have you ever wanted to join a Canasta game but didn’t know how to play? Here’s your chance to learn! In six easy lessons we will teach you the basics and provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to share in the fun, excitement, and camaraderie of playing this increasingly popular game. Space is limited. Preregistration is required by calling or visiting the library.

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

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Mar
4
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:
March 4th "Calvary" @ 12:00 pm Rated R***
March 11th "Anna and The King" @ 12:00 pm Rated PG-13***
March 18th "Sully" @ 12:00 pm Rated PG-13
March 25th "Inferno" @ 12:00 pm Rated PG-13

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

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Mar
8
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Social Security Administration

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

The Social Security Administration provides people with the knowledge and tools they can use throughout their working lives: if they become disabled, at retirement, and for their survivors. Presentation and Q&A led by Nilsa Henriquez.


Apr
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:
April 1 "The Girl on the Train" @ 12:00 pm Rated R
April 8th "The Light Between Oceans" @ 12:00 Rated PG-13
April 15th "Desk Set" @ 12:00 PM
April 22nd "Jack Reacher: Never Go Back" @ 12:00 pm Rated PG-13
April 29th " Men of Honor" @ 12:00 pm Rated R

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

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Apr
20
2:00PM

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4:00PM

A Short Trip Through American Art

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

In this 3-session program, Karen Fitzgerald will present an overview of artwork through the lens of North America. Each session will deal with a specific time period, examining artwork as well as parallel economic, social and political trends. Register at the library or by phone 718-831-8636

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