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This Weekend at Queens Library

What can you do at the library this weekend? Well, you can still celebrate Eid al-Fitr, color with other adults, share your migration stories with Queens Memory, take a practice ACT, go to a jewelry workshop, improve your digital literacy, learn how to play Korean drums, meet a comedy illusionist, watch fun movies, hear wonderful music, ...

Join Us at National Night Out!

Queens Library takes great honor in participating in the annual National Night Out Against Crime, which happens this year on Tuesday, August 2.

You can join your local library and your local police precinct for delicious food, wonderful activities, and an opportunity to connect with the police ...

Sharpen your pencils and your poetry skills

Submissions to our Summer Poetry Contest close on July 31, so we hope you're writing up a storm!

But if you need a jumping-off point, look no further: we've got just the thing.

Check out our blog for poetry writing tips to get your creative juices ...

Read and Sing Along with The Wheels On The Bus!

It’s a song, it’s a book, and it’s the inspiration for a summer craft!

On Thursday, August 4, at 2:00 p.m., we invite children ages 3-6 and their caregivers to Whitestone Community Library to read and sing along with the book "The Wheels on the ...

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 next Shakespeare in Queens performance will be A Midsummer Night's Dream on Monday, August 1 at ...

Celebrate Eid at Queens Library!

In honor of Eid al-Fitr, Queens Library will be hosting a special event on Saturday, July 30 for the public to celebrate and learn more about the holiday.

Members of the Bangladesh Institute of Performing Arts will greet and entertain our audience with cheerful songs, dances, homemade sweets, and henna painting.

We hope ...

Our New JBA Brochures

Every month, Queens Library’s Job & Business Academy (JBA) provides our customers with the technology training, small business help, and job-search assistance they need to succeed—all for free.

Now, it’s easier than ever to find out which classes are being offered. Just check the listings in our monthly ...

Success Stories from the New Americans Program!

Since July celebrates the birth of our nation, we decided that it’s the best time to showcase our New Americans Program!

NAP helps with immigration issues and provides financial and legal advice, ESOL classes, and cultural events to help those that have recently chosen to live in the United States.

We hope you will ...

Enjoy Our Great Summer Programs!

The weather is heating up, and so is our programming.

Now, there's one place where you can get all the information you need about all the great free activities at Queens Library!

No matter what your interests are, you’ll find something to love at the library. This summer, kids and teens can enjoy free ...

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 ...

Jul
29
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Toddler Time

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18-36 months and their caregivers make a simple craft, listen to stories and sing songs.

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

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Jul
29
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: From Bocelli to Barton: The Richard Tucker Opera Gala

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

In this screening of a concert filmed in November 2015, Renée Fleming and 2015 Richard Tucker Award winner Jamie Barton are joined by Andrea Bocelli, Lawrence Brownlee and other great voices for one of the perennial highlights of the opera season.


Jul
29
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Math Tutoring

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

With the help of high school students, children incoming grades K-8 can brush up on their math skills by solving some common core math problems!

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

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Aug
1
3:00PM

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3:45PM

North Hills Gazette

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Tweens and teens work together to create, design and write a new issue of "The North Hills Gazette."

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

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Aug
1
4:15PM

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5:00PM

Game Time

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Game Time offers board games, coloring sheets and other fun activities for kids!

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

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Aug
1
5:15PM

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7:45PM

Film and Book Discussion: "A Time to Kill"

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Read the novel by John Grisham, then join us for a screening of the film starring Matthew McConaughey, Sandra Bullock, and Samuel L. Jackson. Return the next week to compare and discuss the film and the book. Copies of the book are available at the library.

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

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Aug
2
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Children in grade K and up are invited to join us for fun-filled craft activities.

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

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Aug
2
4:15PM

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5:00PM

Teen Time

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Tweens and teens will enjoy a variety of fun-filled activities!

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

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Aug
3
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Picture Book Time

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Join us for storytime for children ages 3-5.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
3
3:00PM

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3:45PM

Summer Reading Circle

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Join us for storytime for children in grades K-2.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
5
1:00PM

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5:00PM

Practice SAT with Princeton Review

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Find out how you will score on a full- length practice test. You'll receive a personalized score report pinpointing your strengths and weaknesses. Registration with Princeton review is required. Go to PrincetonReview.com or call 646-362-0628.


Aug
26
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: Sinatra: Voice for a Century

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Enjoy a screening of the gala concert filmed at the 100th birthday celebration of Ol' Blue Eyes. The New York Philharmonic and performances by Christina Aguilera, Sting, and Bernadette Peters among others, make this a memorable event.


Sep
7
10:30AM

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11:45AM

Toddler Learning Center

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Bring your child ages 18-36 months for a Little TLC! Play and learn with your child in a free, five-session workshop that include toys, games, puzzles and other items specifically selected to enhance a toddler's educational and physical development. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
23
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. Enjoy a screening of Emmylou's stirring silver-voiced interpretations of traditional and contemporary songs. Together with Crowell, the long-time bandmates and Grammy-winning duo present a fresh approach to country music.


Oct
21
1:00PM

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2:15PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: New York Philharmonic Gala with Lang Lang

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Join us for a screening of the opening gala with the New York Philharmonic and piano virtuoso Lang Lang as they play Grieg and Beethoven in a concert filmed in September, 2015.