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This Weekend at Queens Library

It’s another hot weekend—spend it at Queens Library! You can enjoy arts and crafts, storytime, and coloring for the whole family; join a Drawing Comics workshop; take a practice SHSAT; have fun with science; see great movies; watch wonderful musical performances—and stay cool the entire time! We hope to see you here!

New on Our Blog: An Interview with Lion King Star Alton Fitzgerald White

We’re very happy to welcome the multi-talented Alton Fitzgerald White to Central Library on Monday, July 25!

A versatile singer, actor, and dancer, Alton has starred in several Broadway hits, including "The Lion King," "The Color Purple," "Ragtime," "Miss Saigon," and more.

He ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Register Now for Adult Learning!

Do you want to build your academic skills this summer?

There are still some open seats for Summer 2016 classes at Queens Library's Adult Learning Centers (ALCs)!

We provide quality educational programs and services for adult learners of all ages, FREE with your Queens Library ...

Congratulations to the Battle of the Bands Winners!

We had a packed house on July 14 at Queens College’s Colden Auditorium for our 2nd Annual Battle of the Bands!

All the bands did a fantastic job, and after a wonderful evening of music, it was time for our judges to choose the winning musicians.

Congratulations to first-place winners Chiv Culture, ...

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 ...

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
25
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Nutrition for A Healthy Lifestyle

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Suzanne Gerdes, M.S., R.D., C.D.N., will teach seniors with conditions like hypertension and diabetes how to choose healthy foods. Learn how to have a nutritious diet that you can enjoy!


Jul
25
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Youth Public Speaking Workshop

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

Teach kids how to improve public speaking skills.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
25
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Chess for Kids

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

Children ages 6-13 are invited to play chess with children their age. There will be an instructor for beginners. Preregistration is required, as space is limited.

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

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Jul
26
1:30PM

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3:30PM

Knit and Crochet Group

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Weekly needle craft group. Participants select and work on their own projects. Basic knitting or crochet skills are required.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
26
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Pen Pal Club

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

As part of the Summer Reading program, children in grades 2-6 will be matched with a pen pal from Bay Terrace or Sunnyside libraries, giving them the opportunity to improve their writing and spelling skills and make new friends who are not really that far away. Preregistration is required as space is limited.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
27
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Summer Storytime, Session 1

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

Join us for stories, songs, crafts and fun this summer for preschoolers ages 18 months to 5 years. Preregistration is required as space is limited. Children may be enrolled in Session 1 or 2, but not both.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
27
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Basic Computer Class for Adults

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

Would you like to know how to use the computer or how to send an e-mail to a friend or family member? These classes are for you.

Topics include:
1) Introduction to computers
2) How to use the mouse and keyboard
2) Navigating the Internet
3) Creating your own e-mail account

Registration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
27
1:30PM

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2:30PM

Summer Storytime: Session 2

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

Join us for stories, songs, crafts and fun this summer for preschoolers ages 18 months to 5 years. Preregistration is required as space is limited. Children may be enrolled in Session 1 or 2, but not both.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
28
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Summer Reading Crafts and Fun

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

Join us for a story, crafts and fun, for ages 6-9. Preregistration is required as space is limited.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
10:30AM

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12:00PM

"We Are New York" English Conversation Classes

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Practice English and learn about the city's resources.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
12:30PM

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2:30PM

Scrabble Club

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Come play word games and make new friends.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Wii Zumba for Kids

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

Come shake it up in this fun Zumba Dance class for kids. There is no live presenter and participants must sign a release form before joining this class. Please wear sneakers and comfortable clothes. This program is for ages 7 and up. Pre-registration is required and space is limited.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Fun with Science

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

Join us for interactive and fun science experiments. For ages 7-13. Pre-registration is required and space is limited.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
1
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Day Book Club

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

We will discuss: 7/11- "Winter Garden" by Kristin Hannah; 8/1- "Blueprints" by Barbara Delinsky.


Aug
2
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Lego Building Club

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

Children age 6 and up make exciting Lego creations. Preregistration is required as space is limited.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Movie Time: Hello, My Name is Doris

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Join us and watch the movie "Hello, My Name is Doris" (2016, R).


Aug
4
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Writing Club

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

We meet biweekly on Thursdays to share and discuss each other's writing.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
6
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: In Need of Music: The Songs of Ben Toth

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Considered a singer's composer, Ben Toth has served as musical director and vocal coach to some of the biggest stars on Broadway. Enjoy a screening of an intimate showcase of new songs by Ben Toth performed by Cheyenne Jackson and Lindsay Mendez.


Aug
11
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Night Book Club

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

We will discuss: 7/14- "When Breath Becomes Air" by Paul Kalenithi; 8/11- "The Confidence-man" by Herman Melville.


Aug
15
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Movie Time: By the Sea

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Join us and watch the movie "By the Sea" (2015, R).


Aug
20
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: Sinatra: Voice for a Century

Location: Windsor Park
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.


Aug
24
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Race Against Time with Sciencetellers

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Children come and see things fly, spin, move and soar while listening to a series of stories that will energize your summer! Throw on your labcoat and get ready to experience the science of power and energy by telling stories and using exciting, hands-on experiments that will have you laughing, learning and having fun! Enjoy this spectacular adventure as we discover what makes us move and what powers the world!


Aug
27
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Eat Vegetables: Cooking Demonstration with Soh Young Lee-Segredo

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

We all know the benefit of vegetables. Koreans eat many different vegetables. Come and learn about them and how to make some popular Korean vegetable dishes. You will get to taste them with rice! Our talented chef and teacher Soh Young Lee-Segredo has been teaching Korean Cooking classes to promote healthy eating for years! *Library guests are free to sample the food, Queens Library is not responsible for any illnesses or adverse reactions.