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Queens Library Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

We hope you will join us for our events honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Admission to all programs is free.

 

 

 

 

Urban Stages Presents "The Gates of Equality"
This dramatic presentation tells about the life of Dr. King through his ...

Oscars 2015: Books on Screen

The nominees for the 87th annual Academy Awards have been announced. There are always disagreements about the nominations, but one thing we can all agree on is that Hollywood gets some of its best ideas from the world of books!

Which memoirs, plays, and stories influenced this year’s nominees — and how many have you ...

New Music for January

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 collection.

This month features music from Taylor Swift, One Direction, Florida Georgia Line, Coldplay, Meshell Ndegeocello, Barbra Streisand, and ...

IDNYC

idNYC is the new identification card for all New Yorkers. It is a widely accepted photo ID that also doubles as a library card. idNYC also comes with free admissions to more than 30 of our City's cultural institutions.

You may apply at the Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard in Jamaica, at the Flushing Library at ...

An Interview with Author & Historian Jelani Cobb

UPDATE: Our author event with Jelani Cobb will take place on Friday, February 13 at 5:00 p.m. at the Central Library.

 

Professor Cobb is no stranger to the Queens Library community; born and raised in Queens, he’s joined us in the past for author events and he ...

New Arrivals 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!

 

 

 

超從容時間管理術 / Chao cong rong shi jian guan li shu, by Wu Danru, 吳淡如.

 

无终仙境 (典藏版) / Wu zhong xian jing (dian cang ban), by Tianxiabachang, ...

New Arrivals in Spanish

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sabores Yucatecos: Un recorrido culinario a Yucatán
by Gilberto Cetina

Este libro sobre la cocina yucateca ...

Jan
30
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Children ages 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 months listen to stories, sing nursery rhymes and do fingerplays.

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

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Jan
30
11:30AM

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12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2 1/2 and up listen to stories, enjoy fingerplays, sing songs and make crafts.

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

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Feb
2
11:30AM

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4:30PM

Safe Driving for Older Adults

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

AARP offers this 6-hour driving safety course. Preregistration is required by calling 888-227-7669.

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

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Feb
4
1:30PM

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4:30PM

Tax Preparation Assistance

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

IRS-trained counselors will help you complete your 2014 personal income tax return. Bring a copy of your 2013 income tax return(s); all W-2, 1099 and other forms and documents for 2014; unemployment compensation statements; SSA-1099 if you received Social Security benefits; a photo ID for every person listed on the 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.

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Feb
10
1:00PM

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2:15PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is the nineteenth century French classic "Eugenie Grandet," by Honore de Balzac, which we will read and discuss in English.


Feb
19
3:00PM

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4:00PM

A Tribute to the Divas: Adele, Beyonce, Shania Twain and More

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Enjoy music made great by female pop and country artists Adele, Beyonce, Alicia Keys, Shania Twain, Reba McEntire, Jennifer Hudson and others.