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This Weekend at Queens Library

Join us this Memorial Day weekend for a special Science Lab with our friend Vinny Voltage, some outdoor reading time, a Queens Memory celebration of both Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month and Military Appreciation Month, a rebroadcast of the Gracie Book Club, our author talk with Mingmei Yip, special movies, and much more. We hope to ...

Digital Downloads for the Long Weekend!

You can unwind this Memorial Day long weekend with your choice of free movies and music in just a few clicks!

Here are some great recommendations from our digital services Freegal, Zinio, and InstantFlix. All you need is a library card to get ...

Apply For Google CS First Today!

Queens Library is offering a unique opportunity for kids to build their knowledge of computer science and coding!

Google CS First is a free program for children in grades 4-8 that increases access and exposure to computer science (CS) education through after-school, in-school, and summer ...

Share Your One Sentence Story For Libraries!

How has your community library affected your life? It’s a complex question, but all we need is a one sentence answer!

We’re asking our customers and supporters to share their one sentence about the library's impact on their lives.

You can visit the One Sentence Stories website at ...

Join Us and Tell NYC to Keep Investing in Libraries!

We hope you can join us at your community library in May and June!

Our President & CEO, Dennis Walcott, will partner with our elected officials for Story Time, a chance for you to read with your kids and share the joy of learning with them.

And as the Mayor and the City Council negotiate their final ...

Only One Band Can Be the Best!

Many bands will enter, but only one will be chosen as the winner at Queens Library's 2nd Annual Battle of the Bands!

This year, the competition is fiercer than ever, and bands will rock out at the 2,100-seat Colden Auditorium at Queens College's Kupferberg Center for the Arts on Thursday, July 14.

Queens has ...

Queens Library Celebrates Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month! Several upcoming Queens Library events will honor Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in our borough, our city, and beyond, including our ongoing program series “Living Memory: The Culture and Heritage of Chinese New Yorkers.” Visit our Events webpage throughout the month for ...

Gracie Book Club: Rebroadcast of the "Bright Lines" Discussion

Congratulations to First Lady Chirlane McCray for hosting the first meeting of the Gracie Book Club on May 17!

She and her guests participated in a live stream broadcast discussion of Tanwi Nandini Islam's novel Bright Lines, moderated by author James ...

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 ...

May
28
2:00PM

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4:30PM

Introduction to Computer (in Spanish)

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

Learn how to use your computer and write an email. Participants must attend all 3 classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning Saturday, May 7 at 10:00 a.m.


Jun
1
4:30PM

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5:45PM

Get Fit, Get Healthy!Spring Into Movement: An Exercise Experience in Zumba with Janise Rambert

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 openings

Get in shape for Spring and Summer with Zumba fitness classes. Zumba is a dance fitness program and involves dance and aerobic elements. The choreography incorporates hip-hop, soca, samba, salsa, merengue and mambo. Squats and lunges are also included. Adults only. All classes begin promptly as scheduled. Space is limited. Preregistration is required. Dress comfortably.

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

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Jun
6
5:00PM

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7:00PM

Pathway to U.S Citizenship: Becoming a U.S. Citizen and Building Your Civic Knowledge

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Are you ready to become a U.S. citizen? Sessions are in English and include a workshop and basic civics education. 6 /6 - Are you ready to be a U.S. citizen?/Introduction to American history; 6/13 - Required documents and more/Introduction to American government and politics; 6/20 - Common barriers to naturalization/American culture and geography; 6/27- Naturalization interview and beyond/Review of 100 questions.

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

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Jun
11
2:00PM

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4:30PM

Microsoft Word for Spanish Speakers

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

Topics include creating and saving documents, working with tables, and printing. Participants should have basic computer skills and must attend all 3 classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning Saturday, June 4 at 10:00 a.m.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
23
4:30PM

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6:00PM

Depression and Mental Health (in Spanish)

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

In this workshop you will learn what depression is, how to identify it and how depression can affect your mental health.