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We Did It!

Thanks to your social media posts, your postcards, letters and calls, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Speaker Corey Johnson, and the New York City Council on June 14, 2018 agreed on a budget for Fiscal Year 2019 that includes at least $60 million in capital funds and a $16.7 million increase in ...

Summer Reading: Libraries Rock!

Summer reading is here, and our theme this year is Libraries Rock!

We can’t wait for you to rock and roll with us at our music-themed events all summer long, from making your own instruments to sing-alongs!

Get your reading groove on this summer and track your reading progress through fun activities at your ...

Celebrate Pride Month at Queens Library!

June is LGBTQ Pride Month, and we're proud to announce that we are marching along with the New York Public Library and Brooklyn Public Library in the NYC Pride March on Sunday, June 24!

You can join us for activities at our libraries throughout the month, including special film screenings, and check out our ...

Queens Library's Battle of the Bands!

The Battle of the Bands is back and better than ever!

For the fourth year running, New York bands will have the opportunity to bring the house down at the 2,100-seat Colden Auditorium at Queens College’s Kupferberg Center for the Arts on Saturday, June 30!

Gifted musicians ages ...

Battle of the Bands Spotlights!

The 4th Annual Battle of the Bands is less than two weeks away, and here's where you can learn about our talented contestants.

Our latest spotlights include the rock bands trickBlue, Foreign Trees, and Attitude, and have links to their live videos, social ...

Support Queens Library with Your 2018 Annual Fund Gift

The last day of school is just a few weeks away—and we’re already hard at work preparing programs, signing kids up for summer reading, and ensuring that we can meet the needs of the 52,000 children and young adults who are expected to visit Queens Library this summer.

The thousands of programs we offer are made ...

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 ...

Drag Queen Story Hour At The Library!

We hope you will join us at several community libraries for Drag Queen Story Hour, a unique storytime for children ages 3-8 that raises awareness of gender diversity, promotes self-acceptance, and builds empathy through an enjoyable literary experience.

Created by Michelle Tea and RADAR Productions in San Francisco, DQSH now ...

Jun
19
10:15AM

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11:45AM

Take Your Documents Everywhere! Intro to Google Docs & Google Drive

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

A free alternative to Microsoft Word, Google Docs allows you to create and manage documents that are accessible from any computer, tablet, or phone that has internet access. Registration required in person or call 718-831-8636.


Jun
19
1:15PM

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3:00PM

Mahjong Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Play mahjong and share the fun, excitement, and camaraderie with others.

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

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Jun
19
1:15PM

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2:15PM

Beginning Tai Chi

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Instructor Kevin M. Sullivan teaches participants a gentle form of martial arts often referred to as "meditation in motion."

Space is limited on a first come, first-served basis.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Jun
19
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Teen Study Time

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Get your study on. Assistance available for tricky assignments.

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

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Jun
19
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Study Hall

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

School-age children will receive support in reading and homework. If interested, they may also participate in book discussions or reading circles.

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

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Jun
19
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Ping Pong Game Time

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Let's play ping pong. Everyone is welcome. Children 13 and under should be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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

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Jun
20
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Music and Movement for Infants and Toddlers

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Infants, toddlers, and caregivers enjoy songs, movement, finger plays, puppets and other activities.

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

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Jun
20
12:30PM

--to--

1:15PM

Bilingual Birdies presents Movin' to Mandarin storytime

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Preschool children and their parents/ caregivers will enjoy a storytime class in Mandarin.

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

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Jun
20
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

NORC WOW Health Chats for Seniors

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Each month, NORC WOW will provide talks from Northwell Health on a variety of health issues that affect seniors. Learn how to prepare for your doctor visits on May 16 with Dr. Cacace and discuss the causes of insomnia and what you can do to get a better nights sleep on June 20th with Dr. Gieniusz.


Jun
20
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Hump Day: Board Games

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Midweek stress relief. Come play a game or three.

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

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Jun
21
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

French Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Do you speak French? Don’t forget this beautiful language! Join us at Club Français to talk about family, friends, and vacations; listen to music and songs; and discuss current events, art, films, cooking, and any other subject that might interest you. These will be real tête-à-têtes among friends.

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

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Jun
21
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Share patterns and techniques or just have a friendly chat while working on your projects. Please bring your own supplies.

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

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Jun
21
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Beginning Ukulele Lessons

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

Creative Aging Program: Learn how to play the Ukulele. For beginning students. Bring your own Ukulele or use one on site at the library. Teaching artist Nancy Hinchliffe leads this nine-session course. For Older Adults 50+. Registration is limited to 15 students. Register at the Glen Oaks Library or by calling 718-831-8636.

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

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Jun
21
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Teen Slime Program

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Get goo'd.


Jun
21
6:00PM

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6:45PM

Moving for Life

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Moving for Life is a scientifically based self-care fitness program using gentle warm-ups, light aerobics, and targeted strengthening in a way that is fun and enjoyable for all! Workouts can be done seated or standing. You are encouraged to do what is comfortable and modify based on your energy, range of motion, or fitness level. We start where you are, so don’t worry if you haven’t been moving in a while. All are welcome!

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

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Jun
22
10:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Scrabble Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

We meet weekly to play this popular word game. Please bring your own Scrabble set.

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

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Jun
22
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mother Goose

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Children, ages 6-24 months, and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more.


Jun
22
11:15AM

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12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and a craft for children ages 18-36 months and their caregivers.


Jun
22
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

ESOL Conversation Group at Glen Oaks

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

ESOL Conversation Group


Jun
22
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Friday Kids' Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-12 join us for a variety of fun activities each week: knitting, arts and crafts, board games, Legos, and much more! Parents, grandparents, and other adult caregivers are encouraged to join the activities!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
22
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Tabletop Gaming for Teens

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Ever wanted to be a wizard? Here's your chance. We'll be making characters, exploring new worlds, and creating epic stories you'll never forget. Come take part!


Jun
23
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Adult Coloring

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Bring your own coffee, tea, and biscuits. We will provide the atmosphere, including music and coloring supplies. Coloring is a new adult craze that promises relaxation, fun, and community.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
23
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Saturday Afternoon Movies

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

May 5, "Leonie" (2010, PG-13)
May 12, "Blood Stripe" (2016)
May 26, "Phantom Thread" (2017, R)
June 9, " Sophie and the Rising Sun" (2016, R)
June 16, " Queens of Spain" (2016, NR)
June 23, " Man With A Golden Arm" (1955, NR)
June 30, "Darkest Hour" (2017, PG-13)

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

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Jun
23
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Patriotic Crafts

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join the fun in the children's room! Get in the spirit of celebrating our country with some patriotic crafts.


Jun
23
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Coding Classes for Kids

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

This program introduces children ages 9-12 (4th to 7th grades) to the world of coding. Participants will learn basic HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to create their very first webpage. Attendance is required for all four sessions. Register in person or by calling 718-831-8636.

Glen OaksSat, Jun 30, 20183:00PM - 4:30PM

Jun
23
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Make Your Mind Your Best Friend Presented by Global Harmony House

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

The energy of the human mind is one of the greatest but least understood resources of the universe. Our mind is so powerful that our thoughts create our feelings; our feelings affect our attitude; our attitude affects our behavior; and our behavior affects our personality. Join us to understand how to harness the energy of the mind and use it in a positive and constructive way.


Jun
25
12:00PM

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3:00PM

Adult Gamers Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

We welcome players of various card and board games, including bridge, canasta, chess, dominoes, and more! For adults only.


Jun
25
12:15PM

--to--

1:00PM

Music and Movement for Infants and Toddlers

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Infants, toddlers and caregivers enjoy songs, movement, finger plays, puppets and other activities.


Jun
25
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Watercolor Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Practice your skills and meet others to share experiences. Please bring your own supplies.


Jun
25
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Teen Coloring

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Chill out and fill out some pictures.


Jun
25
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Adult Craft Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join us for crafting fun!


Jun
25
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Zumba Gold

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This class is perfect for active older adults who are looking for a fun dance workout at lower-intensity. Come ready to sweat and leave feeling strong. This class focuses on all elements of fitness: cardio, muscular conditioning, flexibility and balance!


Jun
26
3:00PM

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4:15PM

The Queens Symphony String Trio presents Broadway Show Tunes with a Touch of Classical

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Enjoy this performance of music from Broadway shows including some classical selections featuring favorites by Gershwin, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Strauss, Bach, and others.


Jun
27
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Managing Depression

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

PEARLS by Visiting Nurse Service of New York. Do you know of a senior who seems sad all the time, lost interest in things they used to love, or is having trouble sleeping or loss of appetite? Feeling sad or blue from time to time is normal, but it should fade away after a few days. The Visiting Nurse Services of New York offers free screenings for participation in their new program called PEARLS. You must be 65 or older and live in Queens or Manhattan.


Jun
28
5:30PM

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6:30PM

Meditation Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Experienced or beginner, join the club and share breathing exercises and meditation techniques that may help to reduce stress.


Jun
29
12:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Intermediate Level Watercolor/Drawing

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

Creative Aging: Intermediate Level Drawing and Watercolor Learn perspective and portrait techniques using both mediums. (This course is designed for those who have already taken a basic watercolor and drawing course.) Registration is required. Call 718-831-8636

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

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Jul
2
12:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Adult Gamers Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Adult Gamers Club
Mondays 12 to 3 pm
July 2, 2018 through December 31, 2018
Except 9/3, 10/8, 11/12, 12/24

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

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Jul
2
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Watercolor Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Practice your skills and meet others to share experiences. Please bring your own supplies.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
2
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Summer Writing Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Children will share a funny, scary, or entertaining book with their friends. They will also get to write a review and decorate it however they like. Teen assistants will be there to help children do the best job they can, and then put any finished work on display.

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

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Jul
2
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Monday Night Karaoke

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Monday Night Karaoke

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

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Jul
3
1:15PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mahjong CLub

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Play mahjong and share the fun, excitement, and camaraderie with others.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
3
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Family Movies

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Family Movies for July
7/3 "The Secret Life of Pets" (2016, PG)
7/10 "Hotel Transylvania 2" (2015, PG)
7/17 " Coco" (2017, PG)
7/24 "The Swan Princess: A Royal Myztery" (2018, PG)
7/31 "Tad the Lost Explorer and the Secret of King Midas" (2017, PG)

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

Additional Dates


Jul
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Ping Pong Game Time

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Let's play ping pong. Everyone is welcome. Children 13 and under should be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
5
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

French Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Do you speak French? Don’t forget this beautiful language! Join us at Club Français to talk about family, friends, and vacations, listen to music and songs, and discuss current events, art, films, cooking, and any other subject that might interest you. These will be real tête-à-têtes among friends.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
5
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Summer Intergenerational Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Learn how to knit and crochet this summer. Experienced adult crafters will teach their skills to children and other beginners while sharing patterns and techniques and working on their own projects. Participants should bring their own supplies.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
5
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Instrument Petting Zoo

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Children ages 4-9 are invited to learn about musical instruments. Hear them played and see them up close. Play some fun musical games.


Jul
5
6:00PM

--to--

7:45PM

Spanish Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Do you speak Spanish?
Join to talk about anything and everything including film, music, cooking and news.
Meet guest authors and connect with new friends.


Jul
6
10:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Scrabble Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

We meet weekly to play this popular word game. Please bring your own Scrabble set.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
7
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Adult Coloring Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Bring your own coffee, tea, and biscuits. We will provide the atmosphere, including music and coloring supplies. Coloring is a new adult craze that promises relaxation, fun, and community.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
7
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Saturday Afternoon Movie

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

7/7, "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" (2017, R)
7/14, "Le Weekend" (2013, R)
7/21, "Post" PG-13
7/28, "All the Money in the World" (2017, R)

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

Additional Dates


Jul
7
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Intermediate Coding Classes for Kids

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Children ages 9-12 (4th to 7th grades) will expand knowledge of coding using HTML, CSS, and Java Script and learn techniques to improve their webpage making skills. This program is open for children who have completed basic coding classes. Attendance is required for all four sessions. Register in person or by calling 718-831-8636.

Glen OaksSat, Jul 14, 20181:00PM - 2:30PM
Glen OaksSat, Jul 21, 20181:00PM - 2:30PM
Glen OaksSat, Jul 28, 20181:00PM - 2:30PM

Jul
7
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Basic Coding Classes for Kids

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

This program introduces children ages 9-12 (4th to 7th grades) to the world of coding. Participants will learn basic HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to create their very first webpage. Attendance is required for all four sessions. Register in person or by calling 718-831-8636.

Glen OaksSat, Jul 14, 20183:00PM - 4:30PM
Glen OaksSat, Jul 21, 20183:00PM - 4:30PM
Glen OaksSat, Jul 28, 20183:00PM - 4:30PM

Jul
9
12:15PM

--to--

1:00PM

Shake, Rattle, & Read - Music & Movement for Infants and Toddlers

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Infants, toddlers, and caregivers enjoy songs, movement, finger plays, puppets, and books!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
9
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen Lip Sync Battle

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Performing is really all about attitude. Especially when you don't have to sing.


Jul
10
10:15AM

--to--

11:45AM

Introduction to Microsoft Word

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

In this introductory class, you will learn how to create and save Word documents. Learn basic formatting and editing text, use copy and paste, and use the basic functions and commands of Word.
Preregistration is required in person at the Reference Desk. 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
10
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Meet a National Park Ranger!

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-11 are invited to meet a National Park Ranger! Find out about local national parks, where they are, and what they offer. Get information about the Junior Ranger program and receive a junior ranger book and badge to get started.


Jul
10
3:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Design and Animation Event for Hotel Transylvania 3

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

View a fun, fact-filled video about the creation of the character of Dracula in "Hotel Transylvania 3" from initial design to animation. Learn how to draw the character and practice sounding like him. Enter to win a prize in our raffle! Ages 5-11.


Jul
11
10:15AM

--to--

11:00AM

Shake, Rattle, & Read - Music & Movement for Infants and Toddlers

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Infants, toddlers, and caregivers enjoy songs, movement, finger plays, puppets, and books!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
11
10:15AM

--to--

11:15AM

Coding with Google CS First - Music & Sound

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 openings

Learn coding with Google CS First. Create your own digital music and sounds! Children ages 9-12. Must attend all sessions. Registration required.

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

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Jul
11
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Masterpiece

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Explore famous masterpieces and create your own artistic interpretation. Children ages 6-9.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
11
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Summer Reading Club Grades 1-3

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Libraries Rock! Enjoy crafts, games, music, and books too! For children in grades 1-3.

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

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Jul
12
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Kids' Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-12 can join us for a variety of fun activities each week: knitting, arts and crafts, board games, Legos, and much more! Parents, grandparents, and other adult caregivers are encouraged to join the activities!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
12
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Meditation Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Whether you are experienced or beginner, join the club and share breathing exercises and meditation techniques that may help to reduce stress.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
13
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Summer Reading Club Family Storytime

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Libraries Rock! Enjoy stories, songs, finger plays, dancing, and games. Families with children ages 2-5 are welcome.

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

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Jul
13
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Summer Reading Club Grades 4-6

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Libraries Rock! Enjoy crafts, games, music, and books too! For children in grades 4-6.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
17
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Ask the Pharmacist: Vaccines for Older Adults

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

The purpose of this program is to learn about vaccine-preventable diseases. Come and learn more about how you can protect yourself, your family, and your community from vaccine-preventable diseases! This program will be delivered by Dr. Sum Lam, associate clinical professor at St. John's University. She is a Doctor of Pharmacy, Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist and Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist.


Jul
18
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

NORC WOW Health Chats for Seniors

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Each month, NORC WOW will provide talks from Northwell Health on a variety of health issues that affect seniors. Learn about asthma and COPD on July 18 with Dr. Jonathan Ilowite and multiple sclerosis on August 15 with Dr. Asaff Harel.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
23
4:00PM

--to--

5:45PM

Shrek Sing-Along (Teen)

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

You don't have to sing along. But it's fun.


Jul
25
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Adult Book Discussion

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Adult Book Discussion
7/25 "The Handmaid's Tale By Margaret Atwood
8/29 "Little Fires Everywhere" By Celeste Ng

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Adult Craft Mondays

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Adult Craft Mondays
Monday, July 30th @ 6 p.m.
Monday, August 27th @ 6 p.m.
Monday, September, 24th @ 6 p.m.
Monday, October 29th @ 6 p.m.
Monday, November 26th @ 6 p.m.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
2
6:00PM

--to--

7:45PM

Spanish Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Do you speak Spanish?
Join to talk about anything and everything including film, music, cooking, and news.
Meet guest authors and connect with new friends.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Saturday Afternoon Movie

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

8/4, "The Shape of Water" (2017, R)
8/11, "A Month of Sundays" (2015, PG-13)
8/18, "A Night in Old Mexico" (2013, NR)
8/25, " The Music of Silence" (2017)

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Intermediate Coding Classes for Kids

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Children ages 9-12 (4th to 7th grades) will expand knowledge of coding using HTML, CSS, and Java Script and learn techniques to improve their webpage making skills. This program is open for children who have completed basic coding classes. Attendance is required for all four sessions. Register in person or by calling 718-831-8636.

Glen OaksSat, Aug 11, 20181:00PM - 2:30PM
Glen OaksSat, Aug 18, 20181:00PM - 2:30PM
Glen OaksSat, Aug 25, 20181:00PM - 2:30PM

Aug
4
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Basic Coding Classes for Kids

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

This program introduces children ages 9-12 (4th to 7th grades) to the world of coding. Participants will learn basic HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to create their very first webpage. Attendance is required for all four sessions. Register in person or by calling 718-831-8636.

Glen OaksSat, Aug 11, 20183:00PM - 4:30PM
Glen OaksSat, Aug 18, 20183:00PM - 4:30PM
Glen OaksSat, Aug 25, 20183:00PM - 4:30PM

Aug
7
1:15PM

--to--

3:15PM

Watercolor/Collage Greeting Card Project

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

A two-session workshop with teaching artist Karen Fitzgerald. Learn basic techniques of drawing, composition, color, collage, and printmaking. Create original greeting cards using collage and printmaking processes. Registration is required. Call Glen Oaks to register: 718-831-8636.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
7
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Family Movies

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Family Movies
8/7 "Spark: A Space Tail" (2016, PG)
8/14 "Beauty and the Beast" (2017, PG)
8/21 "Ferdinand" (2017, PG)
8/28 "The Greatest Showman" (2017, PG)

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

Additional Dates


Aug
8
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Music and Movement Workshop for Seniors

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Linda Choldenko leads a music and movement workshop for seniors 50+. Ms. Choldenko is a professional dancer, director, and choreographer. She worked on Broadway, off Broadway, in regional theatre, touring companies, and in Paris and Montreal. She has been a Teaching Artist with Lincoln Center for 20 years, along with working with America Ballet Theatre and New York City Ballet.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
20
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Crowd Karaoke for Teens

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

A crowd karaoke singalong for Broadway songs, with the books that inspired them.


Aug
21
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Ask the Pharmacists: Hypertension Prevention & Management

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This program will be delivered by Dr. Sum Lam, Associated Clinical Professor at St. John's University. She is a Doctor of Pharmacy, Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist and Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist. Her practice is at NYU Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, New York. This is an Academic Service Learning (ASL) event, involving sixth-year Doctor of Pharmacy Candidates from St. John's University, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.


Aug
30
3:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Music from Our Community: Glen Oaks Community Music Festival

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Calling all performers! Glen Oaks Library is hosting a community music festival, open to all who want to perform. Performers must have participated in NYSSMA at level 4 or above, or be willing to provide a recording/in-person audition. Applications are accepted up to August 11.


Sep
19
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

NORC WOW Health Chats for Seniors

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Each month, NORC WOW will provide talks from Northwell Health on a variety of health issues that affect seniors. Learn about foot calluses-- what they tell you about your ankle, knees, hips and back, presented by Dr. Raisa Bakshiyev, September 19th and how you can reduce stress with Dr. Joseph Diamond on October 17th.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
24
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Zumba Gold

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This class is perfect for active older adults who are looking for a fun dance workout at lower intensity. Come ready to sweat and leave feeling strong. This class focuses on all elements of fitness: cardio, muscular conditioning, flexibility, and balance!


Sep
26
10:15AM

--to--

11:00AM

Older Adults Day: Podogeriatric Care: The Management of Foot Care for Older Patients

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Dr. Stanley Chen from New York Hospital Queens leads this lecture about podogeriatric care, the management of foot care for older patients. This is part of Older Adults Day at Glen Oaks.


Sep
26
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Older Adults Day: Watercolor Art Project

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

We're making a watercolor project with teaching artist Karen Fitzgerald. Registration required. Call 718-831-8636 to register. This is part of Older Adults Day at Glen Oaks.


Sep
26
11:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Older Adults Day: Brain Games

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Exercise your mind and test your long-term and short-term memory at a discussion led by registered nurse Kathy Moran.


Sep
26
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Older Adults Day: Music and Movement Workshop for Seniors

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Linda Choldenko leads a music and movement workshop for seniors 50+. Ms. Choldenko is a professional dancer, director, and choreographer. She worked on Broadway, off Broadway, in regional theatre, touring companies, and in Paris and Montreal. She has been a Teaching Artist with Lincoln Center for 20 years, along with working with America Ballet Theatre and New York City Ballet.


Sep
26
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Older Adults Day: Love Songs from Around the World

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Cantor Irene Failenbogen is a singer-songwriter from Buenos Aires, Argentina. She is a crossover artist who has performed in operas, musical comedies, and theatre. She was trained as a Hazzan in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and lead liturgical services for Rosh HaShanah, Yom Kippur, and Shabbat. Celebrate the world in music on Older Adults Day at Glen Oaks.


Nov
14
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

NORC WOW Health Chats for Seniors

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Each month, NORC WOW will provide talks from Northwell Health on a variety of health issues that affect seniors. Learn about diabetes, what it is, and the treatments and management of the disease, presented by Dr. Jennifer Lee.


Free computer access is available at all the libraries.

The Glen Oaks Community Library has:

  • 6 public computers
  • free Internet access
  • Microsoft Office software
  • limited free printing

 

Queens Library Public Internet Use Policy.

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International Language Collections at the Glen Oaks Community Library include:

  • Hindi
  • Urdu
  • Malayalam
  • Gujarati

 

Special Interest/Noteworthy Collections at the Glen Oaks Community Library include:

  • Young Adult books including graphic novels

 


Child Care / Preschools
Community Board
Community Organizations & Services
Fire Department
Local Hospitals
Local Newspapers
Parks and Playgrounds
Police Department
Post Office
Private / Parochial Schools
Public Elementary Schools
Public High Schools
Public Intermediate / Junior High Schools
Senior Centers
Elected Officials
History
Special Services

Child Care / Preschools
SAMUEL FIELD Y / TASC PS 155 Q
80-61 251th St
Floral Park NY , 11004
phone: (718) 225-6750
SAMUEL FIELD Y
58-20 Little Neck Pwy
Queens NY , 11362
phone: (718) 225-6750
TASC @ MS67/QUEENS CHILD GUIDANCE CENTER
51-60 Marathon Pkwy
Little Neck NY , 11362
phone: (718) 423-8179
Aquart, Lillieth
88-34 212th Place, Floor 1st
Queens Village NY , 11427
phone: (718) 217-7666
Xenox, Mary
86-84 208TH ST., Apt. 3H
Queens Village NY , 11427
phone: (718) 479-1228
Northside Montessori School
163-10 Union Turnpike
phone: (718) 343-5050

Community Board
Queens Community Board 13
Queens Reform Church, 219-41 Jamaica Avenue,
Queens Village NY , 11428
phone: (718)464-9700
fax: (718)264-2739
  

Community Organizations & Services
Lost Community Civic Association
Glen Oaks Volunteer Ambulance Corp.
In an emergency call (718)347-1600
P.O. Box 340 257-02 Union Turnpike
Floral Park NY , 11004
phone: (718) 347-1637
NORCWOW (Natural Occurring Retirement Community Without Walls)
83-51 268th Street
Floral Park NY , 11004
phone: (718) 347-2244

Fire Department
Engine 251, Battalion 53
254-20 Union Turnpike
Glen Okas phone: (718) 776-9090
  

Local Hospitals
North Shore-Long Island Jewish Medical Center
270-05 76th Ave.
New Hyde Park NY , phone: (718) 470-7000
Schneider Children's Hospital
269-01 76th Ave
New Hyde Park NY , 11040
phone: (718)470-7000
Zucker Hillside Hospital
75-59 163rd St.
Glen Oaks NY , 11004
phone: (718) or (516) 470-8100

Local Newspapers
Glen Oaks Ledger

Parks and Playgrounds
Queens County Farm Museums
73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park NY , 11004-1129
phone: (718) 347-3276
JHS 172 Playground
82 Avenue, 256th to 257th St.
PS 186 Playground
Little Neck Parkway & 72 Avenue

Police Department
105 Precinct
92-08 222 Street
Queens Village NY , 11428
phone: (718) 776-9090
  

Post Office
Post Office - Glen Oaks
156-29 Union Turnpike
phone: (718) 347-3764 / (800) 347-6689
fax: (718) 347-6689
Post Office - Horace Harding
5601 Marathon Pkwy
Little Neck NY , 11362-9993
phone: (800) 275-8777
fax: (718) 321-5975
Post Office - North New Hyde Park
1568 Union Turnpike
New Hyde Park NY , 11040
phone: (800)275-8777
fax: (516) 775-5029
Post Office - Floral Park
35 Tulip Avenue
Floral Park NY , 11001
phone: (800) 275-8777
fax: (516) 488-5064
  

Private / Parochial Schools
Yeshiva Har Torah School
254-04 Union Turnpike
Floral Park NY , 11004
phone: (718) 343-2533
Our Lady of the Snows
79-33 258th Street
Floral Park NY , 11004
phone: (718) 343 1346
North Side Montessori School
163-10 Union Turnpike
phone: (718) 343-5050
QCP Children's Center - Daniel Wieder Campus
249-16 Grand Central Parkway
Bellerose NY , 11426
phone: (718) 279-9404
Creedmoor Psychiatric Center
80-45 Winchester Blvd.
Queens Village NY , 11427
phone: (718) 264-4000
 

Public Elementary Schools
PS 115 Glen Okas School
80-51 261st
Floral Park NY , 11004
phone: (718) 831-4010
PS 186 Castlewood School
252-12 72 Avenue
Bellerose NY , 11426
phone: (718) 831-4021
 

Public High Schools
High School of Teaching Liberal Arts and Sciences Q566
74-02 Commonwealth Blvd.
Glen Oaks NY , 11426
phone: (718) 736-7100
  

Public Intermediate / Junior High Schools
PS/IS 208
74-30 Commonwealth Boulevard
Glen Oaks NY , 11426
phone: (718) 468-6420
MS 172 Irwin Altman Middle School
81-14 257th Street
Floral Park NY , 11004
phone: (718) 831-4000/01
PS/IS 266
74-02 Commonwealth Blvd.
Glen Oaks NY , 11426
phone: (718) 479-3920

Senior Centers
SNAP Bell Park
227-02A Hillside Ave.
Queens Village phone: (718) 740-3906
SNAP Queens Village
80-45 Winchester Boulevard, Building 4 CBU #29
Queens Village NY , phone: (718) 454-2100
St. Gregory the Great Senior Club
242-20 88th Avenue
Bellerose NY , phone: (718) 347-3707

Elected Officials
NYC Council
Hon. Barry Grodenchik
M23@council.nyc.gov
District Office Address 73-03 Bell Boulevard
Oakland Gardens NY , 11364
phone: (718) 468-0137
fax: (718) 468-0178
Manhattan Office 250 Broadway, Suite 1744
New York NY , 10007
phone: (212) 788-7075
fax: (212) 608-6382
NYS Assembly
Hon. David I. Weprin
weprind@nyassembly.gov
District Office 185-06 Union Turnpike
Fresh Meadows NY, 11366
phone: (718) 454-3027
fax: (718) 454-3178
Albany Office LOB, Room 526
Albany NY , 12248
phone: (518) 455-5806
fax: (518) 455-5977
NYS Senate
Hon. Tony Avella
Avella@nysenate.gov
District Office 38-50 Bell Boulevard, Suite C
Bayside NY, 11361
phone: (718) 357-3094
fax: (718) 357-3491
Albany Office Room 902, Legislative Office Building
Albany NY, 12247
phone: (518) 455-2210
fax: (518) 426-6736
Boro President
Hon. Melinda Katz
Info@queensbp.org
  
Mayor
Hon. Bill de Blasio
  
US Congress
Hon. Thomas Souzzi
District Office 250-02 Northern Boulevard
Little Neck NY, 11362
phone: (718) 631-0400
Legislative Office 226 Cannon HOB
DC Washington , 20515
phone: (202) 225-3335
fax: (202) 225-4669

History

The area that is now called Glen Oaks was a slice of flat terrain eagerly sought by farmers in the 1640’s. It was a rural, unnamed section of Flushing, part of a 20,000 acre land grant to Massachusetts settlers and at one time the home of many potato fields in eastern Queens. 167 acres purchased from William K. Vanderbilt’s country estate became the Glen Oaks Golf Club in 1923. In 1944, the Gross-Morton Co. purchased 175 acres of land west of the golf club. Backed by $24 million in Federal Housing Administration funds, the neighborhood was developed after World War II, with shopping along Union Turnpike. The model community of Glen Oaks Village, named after the golf club, is a garden apartment complex of 2,864 units near the Nassau border. Construction of the two-story brick buildings began in 1945, and the first residents, many of them veterans, arrived in October 1947. Census figures show that the population increased from 4,999 in 1940 to 13,746 in 1950. The development is one of the city’s largest and is home to almost 3,000 families. Numerous one-family houses also built after the war comprise the area south of Union Turnpike.

The Library’s bookmobile began regular stops at the new neighborhood at the same time; in February 1950 an “extension agency” opened in the Glen Oaks shopping center at 256-25 Union Turnpike. A site at 256th street and Union Turnpike was earmarked by NYC for a new library in 1955. A private builder bought it before City budget officials approved purchase of the site. The City then rented the proposed medical building built on the site. On October 22, 1956, the Glen Oaks branch library was dedicated with speeches by Mayor Wagner, Assemblyman Wallach and Library Director Tucker. In 1975 a $60,000 renovation provided new lights, new flooring and a ramp for the handicapped. A $50,000 grant from State Senator Frank Padavan in 2001 allowed the library to upgrade the facility, including the purchase of some new shelving and furniture.

In the fall of 2009 this building was demolished and a new 18,000 square foot library was constructed on the same site.