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It's #BookTuesday!

Every Tuesday, Queens Library will introduce you to a great book!

Our #BookTuesday pick for September 27 is Barkskins by Annie Proulx.

From Annie Proulx—the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of “The Shipping News” and "Brokeback Mountain"—comes an epic, dazzling, violent, ...

It's a Great Day for Older Adults!

Queens Library's Older Adult Services Program is proud to present our second annual Older Adults Day, which will feature FREE health screenings, live entertainment, and information on healthcare, benefits and other important topics specifically for adults over the age of 50.

In addition to special seminars and ...

Gracie Book Club Live at Queens Library!

Join us for the next installment of the Gracie Book Club, on Thursday, September 29 at 5:30 p.m., at Langston Hughes Community Library in Corona, where you can discuss "The Star Side of Bird Hill" with author Naomi Jackson and your fellow New Yorkers.

Our discussion ...

Get Your Free IDNYC Card in Laurelton!

You can sign up for IDNYC on your side of Queens!

Laurelton Community Library will be hosting a temporary "pop-up" Enrollment Center from October 3 through October 7 where you can apply for your IDNYC card in person.

IDNYC is the newly launched New York City ...

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month!

Join Queens Library for several special events where we will celebrate the histories and cultures of Hispanic Americans and the contributions they have made to our society!

Over the next four weeks, we will also highlight books from our collection by celebrated Hispanic authors. You can find a list of them here and see pictures of ...

Buy-A-Book for Queens Library

Did you know that every children’s book you buy for Queens Library will be read by 40 or more kids?

You can help the youngest members of our communities—and many others—explore their dreams through Queens Library’s Buy-A-Book program.

For every $25 you donate, a bookplate with your name (or the ...

See Shakespeare Performed at Queens Library!

The play’s the thing at Queens Library! We're partnering with the award-winning TITAN Theatre Company to bring dramatic staged readings of all Shakespeare’s plays to libraries across Queens.

Our second season of Shakespeare in Queens starts with Macbeth on Monday, October 3 at ...

Our New Music For September!

Looking for new music? Look no further than your local Queens Library!

Every month, our expert staff will bring you the best of what's new in our physical and digital collections.

This month features music from Leslie Odom Jr., blink-182, Snoop Dogg, ScHoolboy Q, The Monkees, Maxwell, Steven Tyler, Blake Shelton, and ...

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 ...

Dreams Start Here: the Queens Library Foundation 2016 Autumn Gala

We cordially invite you to help inspire, educate, and celebrate children at our 2016 Autumn Gala!

The Gala will benefit programs and services for children and adolescents that inspire them to learn, grow, and achieve their dreams.

We will also honor our distinguished guests—the 106th Mayor of the City of New York, ...

Sep
28
10:00AM

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10:30AM

Toddler Time

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: By phone or in person
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Stories, songs and fingerplays for children ages 19 months to 3 years old.


Sep
28
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Sunnyside Book Club

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

We will be discussing "The Namesake" by Jhumpa Lahiri.


Sep
29
10:15AM

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12:00PM

Computer Classes for Adults

Location: Sunnyside
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.

Would you like to know how to use the computers, or how to send an e-mail to a friend or family member? These classes are for you.

Topics covered include:
1) Introduction to computers and how to use the mouse
2) Navigating the Internet
3) Creating your own e-mail account

SunnysideThu, Oct 6, 201610:15AM - 12:00PM
SunnysideThu, Oct 13, 201610:15AM - 12:00PM
SunnysideThu, Oct 20, 201610:15AM - 12:00PM

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Sep
29
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: Amanda Palmer & the Grand Theft Orchestra / Rosin Coven

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

In this screening originally performed in August 2014, the ever-inventive Amanda Palmer’s intense stage presence and evocative storytelling wink at burlesque and glam rock, with a take-no-prisoners intensity and theatrical flair.


Sep
30
11:00AM

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11:30AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Stories, songs and mother goose rhymes for 6 to 18 months old children.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
3
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Classic Movie Mondays

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Join us for some great classic movies in October.
10/2 - Annie Oakley (1935)
10/17 - A Place in the Sun (1951)
10/24 - Madame Curie (1943)
10/31 - A Matter of Life and Death (1946)

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

Additional Dates


Oct
3
6:00PM

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7:15PM

Tenant Rights in Rent Controlled, Rent Stabilized and Unregulated Apartments

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Central Astoria LDC, which provides housing advice and assistance to the public, presents a workshop on tenant and landlord responsibilities; basic rights of tenants; rent, rent increases and rent surcharges; and complaint forms and procedures.


Oct
4
10:15AM

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12:00PM

Computer Classes for Adults

Location: Sunnyside
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.

Would you like to know how to use the computers, or how to send an e-mail to a friend or family member? These classes are for you.

Topics covered include:
1) Introduction to computers and how to use the mouse
2) Navigating the Internet
3) Creating your own E-Mail account

SunnysideTue, Oct 11, 201610:15AM - 12:00PM
SunnysideTue, Oct 18, 201610:15AM - 12:00PM

Oct
4
1:00PM

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2:30PM

ESOL Conversation Group at Sunnyside Community Library

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

ESOL Conversation Group.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
4
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Sunnyside Art Club

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Adults meet to draw, paint, and explore art techniques.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
6
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Zumba Gold Workshop

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Zumba Gold uses dance moves mixed with exercise for an effective low-impact workout. Wear loose clothing and sneakers. Preregistration by phone is required for all sessions.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
13
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Teens Fashion Design

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Teens will design and create clothing out of newspaper and other unconventional materials. We will end with a fashion show!

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

Additional Dates


Oct
17
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Open Mic Night

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Come share your talent in poetry, music and comedy. Walk in performers are welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
20
5:00PM

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6:00PM

A Stroke Can Change Your Life: Learn How You May Lower Your Risk

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Learn how you may lower your risk of having a stroke by treating atrial fibrillation, most commonly known as AFib. When the heart is in AFib, it may not be pumping enough oxygen-rich blood out to the body. Learn more about the possible risks today, and what you can do to reduce those risks.
Presenter: Tara Roche, RN, MS, CNRN, SCRN.


Oct
21
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Origami + Geometry + Paper Folding Fun

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

In this program participants will use origami to make an exciting geometry board game.
Everything you make you will take home, so you can play at home with friends and family. All materials provided. Ages 6 – 12.


Oct
24
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Lincoln Center Local Screening: Heritage Blues Trio

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Lincoln Center and Queens Library have partnered to bring world-class performances to your neighborhood. Enjoy the sounds of the blues, full of joy and sorrow, in a concert originally performed in 2014 by the Heritage Blues Trio that ranges from upbeat and celebratory to somber and reflective.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
26
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Sunnyside Book Club

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

We will be discussing "The Paris Wife" by Paula McLain.


Oct
29
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Meet the Author: Tara Clancy and "The Clancys of Queens"

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Tara Clancy, a Moth GrandSlam winner and celebrated host of the hit show's live events across the country, is a natural storyteller whose hilarious and insightful coming-of age narrative in the "Clancys of Queens: A Memoir" will take you on a journey of her upbringing in working-class neighborhoods of Queens and the 1% lifestyle in the Hamptons.

Books will be available for sale and signing.


Nov
7
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Classic Movie Mondays

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Join us as we screen some of your James Bond favorites in November!
11/7 - Thunderball (1965)
11/14 - Live and Let Die (1973)
11/21 - The Man with the Golden Gun (1974)
11/28 - Moonraker (1979)

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

Additional Dates


Nov
7
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Moving For Life: Dance Exercise for All

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Moving for Life incorporates gentle dance and yoga, accompanied by different types of music to accentuate the body-mind connection.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
10
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Meet the Author: Mark Torres "A Stirring in the North Fork"

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

"A Stirring in the North Fork" by local author Mark Torres is a thriller about a cold case, a murder on Long Island, and the out-of-work attorney who is driven to solve the decades-old mystery. Mr. Torres will discuss the story behind the book, his experience with self-publishing, and how he became a debut author.

Books will be available for sale and signing.


Nov
19
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Frogs, Bugs & Animals Show

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Learn about animals and how they each have unique abilities and important roles in nature. Meet frogs, bugs, birds, chinchillas and more. Everyone is encouraged to participate in our version of the Chicken Dance with a real live chicken. Enjoy a special surprise activity at the end of the show.


Dec
5
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Classic Movie Mondays

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Join us for some great classic movies in December!
12/5 - Suddenly, Last Summer ( 1959)
12/12 - Love Me Tonight (1932)
12/19 - It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
12/26 - Sweethearts (1938)

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

Additional Dates


Dec
8
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Reduce Holiday Stress

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

This program will present easy-to-implement suggestions to help navigate holiday stress and discover opportunities for holiday cheer. When stress becomes DISTRESS it does not take long before our bodies and minds feel the effects. In this hands-on, practical talk, Ingrid Hardin, LMSW, will address stress assessment, management and prevention. Discover the powerful relationship between stress management and self-care, which will help you live a life that promotes ongoing wellness.