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In the Mood For Love? Here Are Some Great Romantic Reads!

Valentine's Day is coming soon, and we asked our staff members to share their favorite tales of romance!

Do you have a love story to share with us? Email us today with your favorite romantic novels, poems, short stories and more—and we just might add them to this diverse ...

This Weekend at Queens Library

This weekend, join us at Queens Library for events celebrating Valentine's Day and African American History Month (including the 31st Annual Langston Hughes Celebration), as well as arts-and-crafts programs, adult coloring, family science, yoga for kids, great concerts, movies, magic shows, and much more! We hope to see you ...

Discovery Day Engineering Fair!

Please join us on Wednesday, February 17 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Children's Library Discovery Center in the Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica, for a chance for kids to learn about science, technology, and engineering — and have fun at the same ...

Upcoming Concerts to Mark on Your Calendar!

Our Culture Connection program has several upcoming concerts this February and March! Enjoy performances by singer and songwriter Charles Duke, jazz trumpet virtuoso Shareef Clayton, and more!

Click here for dates and free tickets. 

Our New Music For February!

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 David Bowie, Babyface, Hank Williams Jr., Tamar Braxton, Tony Bennett & Bill Charlap, G-Eazy, Young ...

Free Universal Pre-K at Ravenswood!

Registration is now open for Universal Pre-K at Ravenswood UPK in Long Island City!

FREE Queens Library Universal Pre-K offers:

  • outstanding pre-K education from 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • free nutritious lunches and snacks
  • warm, friendly, highly-qualified staff
  • the best learning ...

Get Free Help With Your Taxes!

Do you need help with your ‪tax return‬?

Queens Library, in cooperation with the New York State Tax Department, is offering free tax-preparation assistance at participating libraries from January to April!

If your income was under $62,000 in 2015, you qualify to e-file your taxes at no cost. Volunteers ...

Feb
16
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Introduction to Computers

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 1 openings

Learn the basic skills to operate a computer.
Preregister is required. Space is limited.


Feb
16
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Knitting Club

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

At the weekly meetings of our adults' knitting group, we create beautiful knits and enjoy each other's company.

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

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Feb
17
1:30PM

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4:30PM

Tax Counseling

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Taxpayers must bring a photo ID, social security card or SSA1099, last year's tax return (form 1040 for 2014), W2 forms, 1099 forms (1099INT, 1099DIV, 1099R, 1099MISC), and all documents relating to income and expenses.

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

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Feb
23
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Introduction to Internet

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Registration is now closed

Learn how to use web tools and basic navigation skills of the internet. Must have basic computer skills and knowledge. Preregistration is required. Space is limited.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
8
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Introduction to Gmail

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 1 openings

Learn the basics and how to register to get a Gmail account. Must have some computer skills and knowledge. Participants are recommended to bring an email address from a friend or family for use in class. For those who do not own a Gmail account. Preregistration is required. Space is limited.

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

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Mar
8
1:00PM

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2:15PM

Book Discussion

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Join our monthly book discussion. This month we are reading "The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Frye" by Rachel Joyce.


Mar
21
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Movie Screening: "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl"

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Join us for a screening of this comedy-drama. (2015, rated PG-13)


Mar
22
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Introduction to Microsoft Word

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

Learn the basics of Microsoft Word. This class teaches you how to type a simple word document and navigate Word programs. Must have basic computer skills and knowledge. Preregistration is required. Space is limited. Please arrive 10 minutes before class starts.

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

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Apr
2
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Join us for a look at one of the most dynamic film couples of the 20th century and Italy's greatest cinematic treasures, Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni.


Apr
5
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Introduction to PowerPoint

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics of how to create a slide show presentation using PowerPoint. Participants must have basic computer skills. Space is limited. Preregistration is required in person or by phone. Please try to arrive 10 minutes before the workshop begins.

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

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