Central Library

Creative Writing Workshop

Have you ever wanted to write a novel, a comic, or both? Do you find yourself thinking about different characters and the worlds they belong to? Not sure where to start? Join us for our creative writing workshop! Each week, we will cover a different topic in creating your novel, from world building to character development. Space is limited. ...

Jul 19 @ 4:00 PM, Jul 26 @ 4:00 PM

Calypso Standards & More: Celebrating Caribbean-American Heritage with Brandon Bain

Brandon Bain is a Brooklyn-born vocalist, activist, and songwriter already known for his warm, easygoing delivery of the greatest jazz, pop, calypso, and classics of the American songbook. In the vintage spirit of such musical giants as Nat King Cole, Sam Cooke, Harry Belafonte, and Sammy Davis Jr., Bain blends pure silky tones, humor, and ...

Jul 19 @ 6:00 PM

Teen Graphic Novel and Anime Club

Like manga? Enjoy graphic novels? Love anime? Then join us for our Anime and Graphic Novel Club! We'll watch new and old favorites, read amazing titles, and discuss what we liked and what we didn't.

Jul 20 @ 4:00 PM, Jul 27 @ 4:00 PM, Aug 3 @ 4:00 PM, Aug 10 @ 4:00 PM, Aug 17 @ 4:00 PM

Queens Library Environmental Fair

Don't miss the Queens Library Environmental Fair, a small detour from the weekly Saturday science lab. There will be plenty of fun and food (for thought, that is) for children up to age 12. It's certain to be a great environment!

Jul 21 @ 11:00 AM

Library Rocks Craft!

Get rockin' this summer with our weekly Library Rocks craft! No registration required, but if you wanna get rocked make sure you get here before space runs out!

Jul 23 @ 4:00 PM, Jul 30 @ 4:00 PM, Aug 13 @ 4:00 PM

Summer Film Fest

Enjoy a family movie! Every week we will have a different film for everyone to enjoy in our auditorium. No registration is required, but seating will be limited so don't miss out.

Jul 25 @ 10:00 AM, Aug 1 @ 10:00 AM, Aug 8 @ 10:00 AM, Aug 15 @ 10:00 AM

Timeless Tales

Summer's here, and the time's right...for Timeless Tales! Children ages 3-5 and their caregiver are invited to enjoy stories, songs, and all sorts of fun. Registration begins on June 27th so don't miss out!

Jul 25 @ 10:30 AM, Aug 1 @ 10:30 AM, Aug 8 @ 10:30 AM, Aug 15 @ 10:30 AM


Children ages 6-12, come and learn how to create your own music using web-based software. Create your own tracks and even work on them from home if you like! You own email address is not required, but recommended. No registration is required, but space is limited!

Jul 25 @ 4:00 PM, Aug 1 @ 4:00 PM

Liquid Sky: Sci-Fi, Fashion, Passion, and Punk

This independent sci-fi cult classic stars American actress Anne Carlisle, co-writer of its screenplay, in a dual role as Margaret and Jimmy. Invisible aliens overtake Margaret’s body after landing on the rooftop of the aspiring fashion model’s downtown Manhattan apartment. This program will include a film viewing followed by a Q&A ...

Jul 25 @ 6:00 PM

Harry Potter Birthday Bash

Teens, your Hogwarts acceptance letter has finally arrived! Come celebrate the boy who lived at the library for our Harry Potter Birthday Bash! We will have an assortment of activities, including make your own Butterbeer and wand crafting! Hogwarts robes are encouraged, but not required.

Jul 31 @ 12:00 PM

There are no programs scheduled here at this time. Please check our Programs page for our other locations and programs you might be interested in attending.