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Town Hall for Veterans: Learn More About Your VA and GI Bill Benefits

Do you know about all the special educational, health and disability benefits that are available to veterans of all eras, including those returning from Iraq and Afghanistan?

You are invited to our all-day Town Hall at the Central Library on Saturday, August 1, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., where ...

This Weekend at Queens Library

This weekend, take an high school assessment test, learn more about veterans benefits, kick off Lincoln Center Local's live concert series, visit the National Grid Energy Fair, help your kids learn Spanish, see a great movie, and share your Queens memories!

It's all at Queens Library, and we hope to see you ...

2015 Summer Reading Program

Join the action this summer and have a blast at the Summer Reading Program at Queens Library. This summer celebrate real-life and fictional heroes, cool books, popular fantasy and graphic novels to the latest in your favorite series.

Summer Reading 2015 begins Thursday, June 4.

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Thank Your Elected Officials With #YouInvested!

Mayor de Blasio, Speaker Mark-Viverito, Finance Chair Ferreras, Majority Leader Van Bramer, outgoing Libraries Subcommittee Chair Constantinides, incoming Libraries Subcommittee Chair King and the New York City Council have made an historic investment in our city’s libraries.

We're thanking them for their ...

Rockaways Summer of Health

Rockaways Summer of Health is a series of programs and events designed to educate and get the Rockaways fit and healthy. Participate in a variety of classes and workshops for a healthy lifestyle such as stress reduction, nutrition and exercise classes.

Get Fit! Get Healthy!

Visit the web page for more ...

Lincoln Center Local is LIve at Queens Library!

Please join us during Saturdays in August, when Lincoln Center Local will bring free live concerts at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to select Queens Library locations.

These include performances by the Brazilian-American group Nation Beat, the New Orleans band Cha Wa, ...

Alicia Olatuja, Soul and R&B Concert

Alicia Olatuja sings with a strong, lustrous tone, and mixes elements of classical, jazz, gospel, and pop into her fluid vocalism.  She has played alongside giants like Chaka Khan, Christian McBride, and Bebe Winans.

Free tickets are available on Eventbrite

Submit Your eBook to Library Journal's eBook Awards Contest

The Library Journal will honor the best self-published ebooks in the following genres: Romance, Mystery, Science Fiction, Fantasy.  There will be a winner in each genre and each winner will receive $1,000.00 USD from Library Journal.  

Visit our Self Publish page for more information.

Queens Library Magazine

Welcome to our brand-new publication!

Queens Library Magazine combines great library-themed feature stories and information about all our programs and special events, and it's available now at your neighborhood library or ...

Free Summer Meals

Queens Library is partnering with the NYC Department of Education to provide FREE meals for kids and teens all summer long.

Summer meals are open to all children, 18 and younger, from now until September 4 at twenty-one Queens Library locations.

Enrollment is not required. Meals will be provided ...

Aug
3
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Crafts

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-11 will make fun, simple summer crafts.

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

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Aug
3
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Reading Buddies

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 1-3 read books with a teen buddy to improve their reading skills.

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

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Aug
3
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Movies at McGoldrick

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Enjoy movies at the library this summer: 7/13 - “The Maze Runner"; 7/17 - "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes"; 7/20 - "Despicable Me 2"; 7/27 - "Into the Woods"; 7/31 - "And So It Goes"; 8/3 - "Guardians of the Galaxy"; 8/10 - "Monsters University.” All are welcome.

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

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Aug
3
6:15PM

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7:45PM

English Conversation Classes

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Improve your English vocabulary and listening and speaking skills conversation talking about many interesting topics in a friendly, fun and casual environment.

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

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Aug
4
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Summer Reading Activity

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us for fun summer reading fun for ages 6-11!

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

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Aug
4
3:00PM

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3:45PM

Writing Activity

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

This program is for both children who love to write and for those who need help with the skill.

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

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Aug
5
11:15AM

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12:00PM

Summer Storytime

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18 months to 5 years and their caregivers enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and crafts.

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

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Aug
5
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Korean Drum Workshop

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

This drum workshop allows students and their families to experience new types of drums, rhythms and beats. Instructor: JiHwan Choi. Preregistration required.

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

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Aug
5
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Wii Tournament

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Kids age 7 and up can test their video skills on our gaming system.


Aug
6
11:15AM

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12:15PM

Lots for Tots!

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Each week we have fun, literature-based programming for children ages 2-5.

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

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Aug
7
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Games

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us for a fun afternoon of board and Wii games!

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

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Aug
10
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Korean Book Club

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Do you enjoy reading? Have you read a good book lately? Share your reading experiences at the Korean Book Club!

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

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Aug
12
1:30PM

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2:30PM

Find the Hidden Artist in You

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 9 openings

Artist Doug LeBlang shares tips and techniques in this painting workshop for adults of all ages. No art experience is necessary. Preregistration is required. Space is limited and materials are available for up to 15 people.

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

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Aug
12
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Uno Tournament

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us for an afternoon of fun. Perhaps the next Uno champion will be you!


Aug
14
1:00PM

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5:00PM

Celebrate Korean and Indian Independence Day

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Let's come together to have a festive time enjoying the cultures and traditions of Korea and India at a celebration of each country's independence.


Sep
9
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Tai Chi

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

Learn and practice this gentle exercise, believed to reduce stress and promote relaxation. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

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