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ShapeUp NYC: Boot Camp

Instructor Kiersten Clay provides a total-body workout that addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health. Please bring a towel and bottle of water. Space is limited. Participation is first come, first served.

May 5 @ 6:00 PM, May 12 @ 6:00 PM, May 19 @ 6:00 PM

May
5
1:00PM

--to--

1:45PM

Mommy and Me

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-18 months and their parents or caregivers enjoy interactive playtime.

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

Additional Dates


May
5
2:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Homework help is available for school-age children.

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

Additional Dates


May
5
5:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Chess Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Practice your chess skills with other adults.

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

Additional Dates


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May
5
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Boot Camp

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Instructor Kiersten Clay provides a total-body workout that addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health. Please 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


May
6
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Marion's Art History Class

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Marion Mango discusses great art in this teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


May
6
10:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

STARs: Senior Theater Acting Repertory

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Calling all older adults! Join our galaxy of STARs and perform theatrical works at the library with a great group of people!

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

Additional Dates


May
6
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Game Day

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children of all ages are welcome to join us at the library to play board games, card games, and more!

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

Additional Dates


May
7
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Dragons & Dreams with Sciencetellers

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 will learn about the science of fire and ice in this spectacular adventure about a world where dragons are real and dreams come true—and only the daring survive to tell the tale!


May
7
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Dragons & Dreams with Sciencetellers

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 will learn about the science of fire and ice in this spectacular adventure about a world where dragons are real and dreams come true—and only the daring survive to tell the tale!


May
9
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Bring your supplies and make new friends at this crafts group for adults!

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

Additional Dates


May
9
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Skype a Crossword Puzzle

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We solve the puzzle together using your home computer and Skype. This Mail-a-Book program is open to all older adults and the homebound. Preregistration is required by calling 718-464-0084.

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

Additional Dates


May
10
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Join us for a teleconference discussion group on the life and times of FDR. First time callers please call 1-718-464-0084 for access numbers.


May
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

DIY Duct Tape Wallets

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 will make wallets out of duct tape.


May
11
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Yoga for Beginners

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Certified instructor Didi Tapomaya teaches participants basic yoga techniques, breathing and relaxation exercises with guided visualization. Participants should attend all four sessions and bring a yoga mat. Wear comfortable clothing. 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.

Additional Dates


May
11
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Toddlers ages 2-3 enjoy songs, stories, and puppets.

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

Additional Dates


May
11
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Movie Afternoon

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "Concussion" (2015, PG-13).


May
12
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Super Readers: "The Stonekeeper"

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

At this month’s meeting of our Book Club for children ages 7-11, we will discuss Kazu Kibuishi's first graphic novel from the Amulet series, "The Stonekeeper," and do a related activity. Please read the book before the meeting and be ready to have some fun.


May
12
8:00PM

--to--

9:00PM

After Hours Topical Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This is a teleconferenced discussion group on popular culture and current events for older adults and the homebound. First-time callers should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


May
13
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Queens Museum-Art History Lecture Series

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

A series of Art History lectures presented by the Queens Museum by teleconference. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for information about the lecture topic, and for access numbers. Topics include the Panorama, The World's Fair and artists Hongtu/Vida and Gropper/Oliver.

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

Additional Dates


May
14
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Steel Sensation

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Queens-based Trinidadian Steel Pan Band performs an eclectic mix of calypso, reggae, jazz, and more.


May
16
6:30PM

--to--

7:00PM

Pajama Storytime

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Parents and caregivers are invited to bring children ages 3-7 to this program. Kids are encouraged to wear their pajamas.


May
17
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Computers for Beginners

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Adults will learn the basics of computer use. Preregistration and a valid Queens Library card are required.

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

Additional Dates


May
17
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

New York History

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Karen Quinones joins us from Patriot Tours for this discussion of the history of New York. This is a teleconferenced program. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


May
17
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Make a "Zine"

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Use cut-outs, art supplies and pictures to make your own specialized miniature magazine.


May
18
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

The Poet in You

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Tap into your natural ability to enjoy and create original poetry in this teleconferenced discussion group. First-time participants, please call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


May
18
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We will discuss " The House on Mango Street" by Sandra Cisneros.


May
19
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Books and Beyond

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

A teleconferenced discussion group. First-time callers should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers and for the name of the book we will be reading.


May
19
1:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Defensive Driving

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This class is offered by AARP.

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

Additional Dates


May
19
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Tween Book Team "Smile"

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 11 through 15 years old are welcome to join in our monthly book discussion and activity. Please, read Raina Telgemeier's graphic novel "Smile" before the meeting time and be ready for fun!


May
20
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

At Home with Words

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Express yourself in your own style, share your memories. Judy Kamilhor leads this teleconferenced discussion group.


May
20
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Magic Workshop

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Jeremy the Magician will amaze you with his magic, then teach you how to perform simple tricks.


May
23
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Family Movie "Goosebumps"

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Families with children are welcome to enjoy a showing of the R L Stine movie "Goosebumps" at 4:00 pm on May 23, 2016. Rated PG


May
24
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Ask the Pharmacist

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Pharmacist Chung-Shien Lee will help you understand more about the medications you're taking and why, and give tips on how to remember to take them. This is a teleconferenced event. First time callers should contact 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


May
24
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Decorate a Picture Frame

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Use a variety of media, including markers, paint, and glitter to decorate your own unique picture frame.


May
25
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Bingo

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We're playing bingo, and you can join in from home. This is a teleconferenced event open to older adults and the homebound. Call 718-464-0084 for bingo cards, chips and access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


May
26
8:00PM

--to--

9:00PM

After Hours: A Short-Story Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Bonnie Sue Pokorny moderates this teleconferenced evening short-story discussion group for older adults and the homebound. First-time callers, please contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers and to receive a copy of the story we will be discussing.

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

Additional Dates


May
27
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Outreach to JASA case managers

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Outreach to JASA case managers.


May
31
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Spring Allergies

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Health Chat with RN Kathy Moran. This is a teleconference. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


May
31
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Princess Crafts

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-10 will make pipe cleaner tiaras, princess dolls, and bracelets.


Jun
1
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

What Are You Reading?

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Find out what other people are reading, and tell them what you're reading now. This is a teleconferenced discussion open to all older adults and the homebound. Call Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 to preregister.


Jun
1
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Zumba for Kids

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Kids ages 6-12 move to the music with instructor Audrey Bright Greene in this fun Zumba Workshop.


Jun
2
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Books and Beyond: Topical Discussion

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Shyan Bhairo leads this teleconferenced book discussion group. First-time participants should contact
Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Jun
3
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Summer Reading Kick Off: Sports Trivia Party

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Get involved in our "Get in the Game" Summer Reading Program. Read what you like for prizes and you will be able to participate in our enjoyable weekly activities when you report your readings to our librarian. The Sports Trivia Kick-off will start the program on June 3, 2016 at 4:00 pm. Stop in to
sign-up and collect a prize.


Jun
6
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Get-Ready-for-Summer Workout

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This jazzy fitness class mixes inspirational, salsa, and hip hop cardio-dance for all fitness levels. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
7
3:30PM

--to--

4:15PM

Summer Reading 4-6: Flight Team

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children in fourth to sixth grade are welcome to participate in the "Get in the Game" Summer Reading program where they can report their reading progress and partake in a paper airplane and parachute activity.


Jun
7
4:30PM

--to--

5:15PM

Summer Reading K-3: Turtle and Hare Race

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children in grade K-3 are welcome to participate in the "Get in the Game" Summer Reading program where they can report their reading progress and partake in a fun turtle and hare-racing activity.


Jun
8
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Movie Afternoon

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "The Danish Girl" (2015, R).


Jun
9
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Super Readers "Dinosaurs Before Dark"

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 7-11 are welcome to join in our monthly book discussion and activity. Please read the first of Mary Pope Osborne's Magic Tree House series, "Dinosaurs Before Dark" before the meeting time and be ready for fun!


Jun
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Summer Reading Teen Craft Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Make different crafts while making new friends during the summer.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
11
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Pop City Soul

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Enjoy the modern pop music of Ed Sheering , Bruno Mars, U2, John Legend, Terrell and Adele!


Jun
14
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Meditation

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

If you want to relax and let go of "mind chatter," meditation might be good for you. Helen Schwizer leads this guided meditation session, in which all you have to do is sit and listen to the spoken imagery. This is a teleconference event. First-time callers should call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Jun
14
3:30PM

--to--

4:15PM

Summer Reading 4-6: Pin the Organs on the Body STEM

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 4-6 are welcome to participate in the "Get in the Game" Summer Reading program where they can report their reading progress and learn about anatomy in fun game.


Jun
14
4:30PM

--to--

5:15PM

Summer Reading K-3: Sports Ball Mobile

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children in grade K-3 are welcome to participate in the "Get in the Game" Summer Reading program where they can report their reading progress and partake in a fun ball mobile craft.


Jun
15
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We will discuss " The Light Between the Oceans" by M.L. Steadman.


Jun
15
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Super Dad Father's Day Card Craft

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children of all ages are welcome to make a Father's Day Super Hero Cape Card at this program.


Jun
16
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Books and Beyond

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

A teleconferenced discussion group. First-time callers should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers and for the name of the book we will be reading.


Jun
16
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Tween Book Team "I Am Malala"

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 11 through 15 years old are welcome to join in our monthly book discussion and activity. Please, read Malala Yousafzai's inspiring Autobiography "I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World" Meet up before and be ready for an activity!


Jun
20
4:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Family Movie "The Force Awakens"

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Families with children are welcome to enjoy a showing of the Star Wars movie "The Force Awakens" Rated PG-13


Jun
21
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Internet for Beginners

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics of navigating the Internet. Participants should know how to use a computer, keyboard, and mouse. Preregistration and a valid Queens Library card are required.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
21
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Who Am I - Famous Women in History

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Who am I with Cecile. This is a teleconferenced program. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Jun
21
3:30PM

--to--

4:15PM

Summer Reading 4-6: All Knotted Up With Lanyards

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children in fourth to sixth grade are welcome to participate in the "Get in the Game" Summer Reading program can come in to report their reading progress and make their own lanyards.


Jun
21
4:30PM

--to--

5:15PM

Summer Reading K-3: Indoor Hopscotch

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children in kindergarten through third grade are welcome to participate in the "Get in the Game" Summer Reading program can come in to report their reading progress and partake in a fun game of indoor hopscotch.


Jun
23
6:30PM

--to--

7:00PM

Creative Music Time

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children between the ages of 2 and 4 years will enjoy making music during Creative Music Time. Tambourines, rhythm sticks and other fun noisemakers will be used.


Jun
27
6:30PM

--to--

7:00PM

Pajama Storytime

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This pajama storytime is for families with younger children.


Jun
28
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Fruits, Vegetables and Sunshine

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Health Chat with RN Kathy Moran. This is a teleconference. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Jun
28
3:30PM

--to--

4:15PM

Summer Reading grades 4-6: Smell-O-Rama

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children in fourth to sixth grade are welcome to participate in the "Get in the Game" Summer Reading program can come in to report their reading progress and put your nose to use in a fun game of Smell-O-Rama.


Jun
28
4:30PM

--to--

5:15PM

Summer Reading K-3: Football Paper Dolls

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children in kindergarten through third grade are welcome to participate in the "Get in the Game" Summer Reading program can come in to report their reading progress and partake in a football paper dolls.


Jun
29
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Coping With Knee Pain

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Dr. Greg Gao of the United Interventional Pain Management and Physical Therapy Center, joins us for a discussion about how to manage knee pain. This is a teleconferenced program. First-time participants please contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Jul
1
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Marion's Art History Class

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Marion Mango discusses great art in this teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants please contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
5
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Bingo

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We're playing bingo, and you can join in from home. This is a teleconferenced event open to older adults and the homebound. Call 718-464-0084 for bingo cards, chips and access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
6
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

What Are You Reading?

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Find out what other people are reading, and tell them what you're reading now. This is a teleconferenced discussion open to all older adults and the homebound. Call Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 to register.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
7
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Books and Beyond: Topical Discussion

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Shyan Bhairo leads this teleconferenced topical discussion group. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
11
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Skype a Crossword Puzzle

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We solve the puzzle together using your home computer and Skype. This Mail-a-Book program is open to all older adults and the homebound. Preregistration is required by calling 718-464-0084.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
13
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

You Be the Judge

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We discuss real court cases and verdicts at this teleconferenced program for older adults and the homebound. First-time participants please call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
14
8:00PM

--to--

9:00PM

After Hours Topical Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This is a topical discussion group about popular culture and current events. First-time callers should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
19
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Aging and Cognitive Decline

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

As part of the Community Health Education Partnership series, Irene Cheng, Psy.D., a clinical psychologist at Flushing Hospital Mental Health Clinic, will lead a discussion about Aging and Cognitive Decline. This is a teleconference event. First time callers should contact Mail a Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Jul
20
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

The Poet in You

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Tap into your natural ability to enjoy and create original poetry in this teleconferenced discussion group. First-time participants, please call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
21
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Books and Beyond

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

A teleconferenced discussion group. First-time callers should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers and for the name of the book we will be reading.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
28
8:00PM

--to--

9:00PM

After Hours: A Short Story Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Bonnie Sue Pokorny moderates this teleconferenced evening short-story discussion group. First-time callers, please contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers and to receive a copy of the story we will be discussing.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
2
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Food Allergies

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Yong Luo MD PHD leads this discussion about Food Allergies. This is a teleconferenced program for older adults and the homebound. First time callers please register by calling 718-464-0084


Aug
19
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Medicare

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Eric Hausman is affiliated with the NY Department for the Aging. He is an independent consultant specializing in Medicare Education. Find out the latest information. This is a teleconferenced program. First time callers please contact Mail a Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Free computer access is available at all the libraries.

The Queens Village Community Library has:

  • 8 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 Queens Village Community Library include:

  • Spanish
  • French
  • Hindi
  • Haitian Creole

 

Special Interest/Noteworthy Collections at the Queens Village Community Library include:

  • New Americans
  • Black Experience
  • Travel
  • Audio books and large print books

 


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
Teaching, Learning, & Caring
212-47 Jamaica Ave
Queens Village NY , 11428
phone: (718)740-6750
Redeemer Nursery School
92-10 217th St.
Queens Village NY , 11428
phone: (718) 465-3252
Reach and Grow
214-09 Jamaica Ave.
Queens Village NY , 11428
phone: (718) 468-3860
Jen-Lyn’s Day Care
218-14 Jamaica Ave.
Queens Village NY , 11428
phone: (718) 465-8475
Queens Village Day School
219-32 Jamaica Ave.
Queens Village NY , 11428
phone: (718) 479-5926
Kids for the Future
220-24 Jamaica Ave.
Queens Village NY , 11428
phone: (718) 776-4200

Community Board
Community Board District # 13
219-41 Jamaica Avenue
Queens Village NY , 11428
phone: (718) 464-9700
fax: (718) 464-7333
  

Community Organizations & Services
Queens Village Civic Association
P.O. Box 0766
Queens Village NY , 11428
phone: (718) 468-2160
Queens Village Community Services
80-45 Winchester Blvd. Building 21
Queens Village NY , 11427
phone: (718) 264-3950
 

Fire Department
Engine 304, Ladder 162
218-44 97th Ave.
Queens Village NY , 11429
  

Local Hospitals
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
270-05 76th Avenue
New Hyde Park NY , 11040
phone: (718) 470-7000
Creedmoor Psychiatric Center
80-45 Winchester Boulevard
Queens Village NY , 11427
phone: (718) 264-4000
 

Parks and Playgrounds
Alley Pond Park
Winchester Blvd. & Union Turnpike
  

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

Post Office
Queens Village
209-20 Jamaica
Queens Village NY , 11428
phone: (800) ASK-USPS
  

Private / Parochial Schools
St. Joseph’s Parish (K-8)
217-55 100 Ave.
Queens Village NY , 11429
phone: (718) 464-8913
Our Lady of Lourdes (PreK-8)
92-80 220 St.
Queens Village NY , 11428
phone: (718) 464-1480
Sts. Joachin and Anne (PreK-8)
218-19 105 Ave.
Queens Village NY , 11429
phone: (718) 465-2230
Bethel Christian Academy (K-5)
215-32 Jamaica Ave.
Queens Village NY , 11428
phone: (718) 978-4357 Ext. 322
Grace Lutheran (K-8)
100-05 Springfield Blvd.
Queens Village NY , 11429
phone: (718) 465-1010
 

Public Elementary Schools
PS 18 Winchester
86-35 235 Court
Queens Village NY , 11427
phone: (718) 464-4167
PS 33 Edward M. Funk
91-37 222 St.
Queens Village NY , 11428
phone: (718) 465-6283
PS 34 John Harvard
104-12 Springfield Blvd.
Queens Village NY , 11429
phone: (718) 465-6818
PS 135 The Bellaire School
207-11 89 Ave.
Queens Village NY , 11427
phone: (718) 464-2119
fax: (718) 464-8448
Merrick Academy Charter School
207-01 Jamaica Ave.
Queens Village NY , 11428
phone: (718) 468-4773
 

Public High Schools
Martin Van Buren HS
230-17 Hillside Ave.
Queens Village NY , 11427
phone: (718) 776-4728
  

Public Intermediate / Junior High Schools
IS 109 Jean Nuzzi
213-10 92 Ave.
Queens Village NY , 11428
phone: (718) 465-0651
  

Senior Centers
SNAP of Eastern Queens Senior Center
80-45 Winchester Blvd.
Jamaica NY , 11427
phone: (718) 454-2100
  

Elected Officials
NYC Council
Hon. Barry Grodenchik
M23@council.nyc.gov
District Office Address 73-03 Bell Boulevard, Suite 1N
Oakland Gardens NY , 11364
phone: (718) 468-0137
fax: (718) 468-0178
Manhattan Office 250 Broadway, Suite 1807
New York NY , 10007
phone: (212) 788-6984
fax: (212) 608-6382
NYS Assembly
VACANT
District Office 97-01 Springfield Boulevard
Queens Village NY, 11429
phone: (718) 479-2333
fax: (718) 464-7128
Albany Office LOB, Room 547
Albany NY, 12248
phone: (518) 455-4711
fax: (518) 455-3740
NYS Senate
Hon. Leroy Comrie
Comrie@nysenate.gov
District Office 113-43 Farmers Boulevard
St. Albans NY , 11412
phone: (718) 454-0162
fax: (718) 454-0186
Albany Office Room 617, Legislative Office Building
Albany NY, 12247
phone: (518) 455-2701
fax: (518) 455-2816
US Congress
Hon. Gregory W. Meeks

District Office 153-01 Jamaica Ave., 2nd Floor
Jamaica NY , 11432
phone: (718) 725-6000
fax: (718) 725-9868
Legislative Office 2234 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington DC, 20515
phone: (202) 225-3461
fax: (202) 226-4169
Boro President
Hon. Melinda Katz
Info@queensbp.org
  
Mayor
Hon. Bill de Blasio
  

History

Queens Village, located in east central Queens, is bordered to the north by Union Turnpike, to the east by the Cross Island Parkway, to the south by Murdock Avenue, and to the west by Francis Lewis Boulevard.

The area was settled by colonists in the 1640’s and became known as Little Plains. It was used as common public land for grazing cattle until the 1700s when a village was first established. The surrounding lands were gradually bought up and established as working farms.

From 1824 to 1834, the village was known as Brushville, named for Thomas Brush who opened a prosperous blacksmith shop as well as a number of other enterprises.

In 1834, the railroad arrived and the first station in Queens was established. Residents voted to change the name of the town from Brushville to Queens. Later, the Long Island Rail Road added “village” to its station’s name and thus the town became known as Queens Village.

1870 brought extensive development when Scott R. Sherwood, a prominent developer bought and subdivided a parcel of land south of the train station and divided it into 700 building lots.

By 1898, the population had grown to about 900. Still, the area remained largely rural. Many of the German descendants of the original farm owners continued to live there. In 1902, Interstate Park was opened, followed by Belmont Park in 1903.

But it wasn’t until the 1920s that Queens Village really began to take off. It was part of an overall housing boom that was spreading east through Queens from New York as people from the city sought the bucolic life.

Post World War II saw the arrival of veterans and their families, blacks and Latin Americans.

Today, many of those homes built in the twenties and thirties still stand. Charming and well maintained Dutch Colonials and Tudors currently house and continue to attract an interestingly diverse population.

 

Sources:

Books:
The Encyclopedia of New York State. Peter Eisenstadt, Editor in Chief,

Syracuse University Press, 2005.

Home Town Long Island. Staff of Newsday, Newsday Inc. 1999

The Encyclopedia of New York City. Kenneth T. Jackson, Editor, Yale University Press, 1995.

The Story of Queens Village. Vincent F. Seyfried, Centennial Association, 1974.

The Queens Village Library owes its existence to two women, Mrs. William Wood and Miss Anne Doughty. In 1896, they realized the need for a library in the growing town. An appeal to Dr. Charles Henry Miller, a well known painter of the time, and the Shakespeare Club resulted in a traveling library being obtained from New York State.

This library was housed in the Dutch Reformed Church. It proved to be so popular, that the Shakespeare Club raised funds for an independent library which was started in 1899. In 1901, its stock of 427 books were turned over to the Queens Borough Public Library.

In 1904, the library moved to the Kissam Building on Railroad Ave. In 1914, it moved to the Post Office building then on 218th St. In 1925, it moved to the northeast corner of Jamaica Ave. and Vanderveer St.

In 1937 property was purchased between 94th Rd. and 94th Ave on the east side of 217th St. In 1939, Louis J. Bailey, then chief of the Queens Borough Public Library was granted $125,000 to build the library’s first permanent home.

On Sunday June 8, 1952 the new, modern building was dedicated and opened to an enthusiastic public the following day.