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It's #BookTuesday!

Every Tuesday, Queens Library will introduce you to a great book!

Our #BookTuesday pick for August 30 is Hamilton: The Revolution by Lin-Manuel Miranda and Jeremy McCarter.

Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and eleven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Lin-Manuel Miranda's groundbreaking ...

Upcoming NYCitizenship Information Sessions

Queens Library has partnered with the NYC Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs to bring you NYCitizenship, a program to assist New Yorkers along the path to citizenship.

Attend our upcoming information sessions with the NYCitizenship attorney to find out how to apply for citizenship easily, the benefits of ...

Join Us at the Discovery Day Street Fair!

Our Children's Library Discovery Center is almost 5 years old—and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate than our annual Discovery Day Street Fair!

Children of all ages are invited to join us on Saturday, September 10 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to check out the CLDC and ...

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 ...

Adult Learners Program: Pre-Register Now!

Queens Library's Adult Learners Program provides lifelong learning opportunities to address the needs of the diverse and changing populations of Queens through FREE quality educational programs.

The following programs are offered at our seven Adult Learning Centers (located at Central, ...

Live JBA Twitter Chats!

Join us for the next round of Twitter chats from our Job & Business Academy, when experts will answer your career questions live!

Our upcoming topics include:

Job Interviews—How to Talk the Talk: August 31 at 1:30 p.m.

You can use the hashtag #JBAQueens to follow along and join the ...

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 ...

The 11th Annual StartUP Business Plan Competition!

Got a great idea for a business?

You can get the tools you need to launch your own business and enter a contest to win $10,000 in seed funding!

Thanks to the generous support of Citi Foundation and YouNoodle, the Queens Economic Development Corporation ...

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 ...

Aug
31
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Book Club

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Discuss "Memoirs of a Geisha" by Arthur Golden.


Aug
31
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Race Against Time with Sciencetellers

Location: Woodside
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
31
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Zumba for Adults

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Certified Zumba instructor Susy Bustamante leads the summer fitness class for adults.


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Sep
1
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Mobile Device Computer Classes

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Bring your Google Android or Apple IOS device and learn how to use it.

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

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Sep
1
1:00PM

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2:00PM

New Students: Qigong and Tai Chi Practice with Mirelle

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

New students will learn basic Tai Chi forms.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Basics of Tai Chi

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Mirelle Netelle leads this beginner's tai chi course for health and well-being.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Tai Chi

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Mirelle Netelle leads a beginner's course in Tai Chi for health and well-being. Tai chi is a Chinese martial art and is practiced as a graceful form of exercise. It involves a series of movements performed in a slow, focused manner and accompanied by deep breathing. Tai Chi is now used for stress reduction and a variety of other health conditions. Often described as meditation in motion, tai chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.

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

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Sep
1
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Job Readiness Computer Class

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Job Readiness Computer Class with New York Cares

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

Additional Dates


Sep
6
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Knitting and Crochet

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Participants select their own project and work on it. 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


Sep
6
2:00PM

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3:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Low-Impact Aerobics

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Instructor Misty Gisonda teaches a moderate, heart-pumping workout to help burn calories and improve heart health. Be sure to bring a towel and bottle of water. Space is limited. Participation is first come, first served.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
9
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Chess Club with New York Cares

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

New York Cares offers chess lessons for beginners and an opportunity for experienced players to get in some games.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
1:30PM

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2:30PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: LYFE™ with Music Created By Glass Ghost

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Enjoy a screening of a performance captured on film in May 2015. LYFE™, is an interactive music performance, that explores the intersection of technology and the self with music created by Brooklyn band Glass Ghost. Opening with a snapshot of a young man obsessed with the fictional LYFE™ social app, every move is live-streamed to an ever-growing group of followers. The roles of the participant and the followers blur into an ecstatic new media celebration of individuality.


Sep
10
3:00PM

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4:30PM

What You Need To Know: How to Parent a Hyperactive or ADHD Child (in Bengali)

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

This workshop is in Bengali and parents will learn 10 effective techniques to communicate with ADHD children. Dilara Begum will discuss how to establish routines, how to help your child to finish their homework, and how to help him/her deal with frustration.


Sep
12
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Computer Tutorials with New York Cares

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Computer Tutorials with New York Cares

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Toddler Time

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Children ages 1-2 and their caregivers are invited for stories, songs and movement. Space is limited. First come; first served.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
11:15AM

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11:45AM

Preschool Story Time

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-4 and their caregivers are invited for stories, songs and movement.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
16
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Game Day

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Come to the library to play board games.


Sep
17
2:00PM

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5:00PM

Princeton Review Practice SHSAT/ Parents Guide to the SHSAT

Location: Woodside
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 openings

Teens find out how you will score on a full length practice exam. You'll receive a personal score pinpointing your strengths and weaknesses. Parents find out more about the specialized high school admissions process while your child takes the exam. Registration is required either online at the community library.


Sep
19
1:30PM

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2:15PM

New Students: Basics of Tai Chi

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Prepare for tai chi: basic tai chi steps practice with Mirelle Netelle.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
19
2:15PM

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3:30PM

Tai Chi

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Practice together with Mirelle Netelle beginner's tai chi for health and well-being ; five elements qigong, sequences of tai chi forms, 'push-hands'.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
19
3:45PM

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4:45PM

Gentle Yoga

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Practice together restorative yoga with certified instructor Mirelle Netelle.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
20
1:30PM

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2:00PM

Baby & Me

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Children ages 0-1 and their caregivers are invited to share stories, songs and rhymes.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
24
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Tenant Rights in Rent Controlled, Rent Stabilized and Unregulated Apartments

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Central Astoria LDC, which provides housing advice and assistance to the public, presents a workshop on tenant and landlord responsibilities; basic rights of tenants; rent, rent increases and rent surcharges; and complaint forms and procedures.


Sep
28
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Book Club: "The Year of the Flood"

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "The Year of the Flood" by Margaret Atwood.


Oct
4
10:30AM

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11:45AM

Toddler Learning Center

Location: Woodside
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


Oct
12
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Know Your Rights: Keep Your Family Safe and Together (in Bengali)

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

In this workshop you will learn how to have a healthy relationship, get a job in the U.S. and learn about your rights for legal options and immigration remedies for victims of domestic violence.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
13
4:30PM

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6:00PM

Financial Literacy in Bengali

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

In this workshop, you will learn about the importance of credit, understand how to read and analyze your credit report, how to improve your credit profile, and understand your credit & consumer rights.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
26
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Book Club: "The Devil in the White City"

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "The Devil in the White City" by Erik Larson.


Oct
29
1:30PM

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2:30PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: Curtain Up - The School of American Ballet Workshop Performances

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center is partnering with Queens Library to bring free screenings of world-class performances to your neighborhood. Go behind the scenes to experience the intensive training of ballet’s brightest future stars as they prepare for their vital end-of-year performances.


Nov
15
4:00PM

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5:00PM

The Color of Frida Puppet Show

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

In this colorful one-woman show, Frida tells the stories behind her most famous paintings with the use of puppets and songs. For ages 6 to 10.