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This Weekend at Queens Library

Join us this weekend for the Langston Hughes Literary Arts Festival, a Lincoln Center Local screening of a holiday classic, writing workshops, a public speaking class, Friend Speed Dating, an interview with Haitian artist Francois Gracia, Japanese classical dance, our Sunday Concerts @ Central tribute to Motown with singer Roz Brown, and ...

Langston Hughes Literary Arts Festival

Get ready for the 8th Annual Langston Hughes Literary Arts Festival!

This one-day festival, on Saturday, December 3 at Langston Hughes Community Library from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., celebrates writers and the power of writing in our diverse Queens community.

Come along for a day of engaging, informative ...

Lincoln Center Local Presents The Nutcracker!

Lincoln Center has partnered with Queens Library to bring a free holiday treat for the whole family to a library near you!

In this special screening of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker ®, Tchaikovsky’s beloved melodies transport the young and young at heart to a magical world where mischievous mice besiege a ...

Join Us for The Haitian Art Festival!

Queens Library is proud to present Festival an Koulè (Festival of Colors), a six-week exhibit of artists who represent the rich culture of Haiti in their art.

As part of the festival, join us for a live interview on Saturday, Dec. 3 with Festival an Koulè artist Francois Gracia at 3 ...

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 next Shakespeare in Queens performance will be The Merry Wives of Windsor on Monday, December 5 at ...

Upcoming NYCitizenship Information Sessions

Queens Library has partnered with the NYC Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs to bring you NYCitizenship, a program to assist New Yorkers along the path to citizenship.

Attend our upcoming information sessions with the NYCitizenship attorney to find out how to apply for citizenship easily, the benefits of ...

Computer Science Education Week

It's Computer Science Education Week at Central Library! Learn the basics of computer science and coding from December 5 to 9!

Pick up skills in JavaScript and try out tech gadgets, plus learn about career pathways in the tech industry. 

Preregistration is required for most of these events; ...

Video Visitation at Queens Library

Video visitation is a free program offered at libraries across the city that connects a live video feed between participating library locations and NYC Department of Corrections facilities, allowing incarcerated New Yorkers to talk, read, and share stories together with their loved ...

Your Donation Will Be Matched Dollar for Dollar*

For every $25 you donate, a new book will be added to the collection containing a bookplate with your name (or the name of someone you wish to recognize). $50 will buy two books, and so on.

*Thanks to a generous matching gift from Bloomberg Philanthropies, every Buy-a-Book donation you designate to a library will ...

Donate A Coat at Queens Library!

This holiday season, Queens Library is participating in the New York Cares Coat Drive!

Queens residents can visit 43 community library locations to donate new and gently used winter coats that will be distributed to men, women, and children in need.

Each year, more than 100,000 coats are collected across ...

Dec
3
11:00AM

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2:00PM

Fun and Games

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us on Saturdays to play Wii, board games, and more!

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

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Dec
5
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children and tweens [K-5th grade] who need help with homework in ELA and Math can come in and work with our volunteer homework helpers. Private tutoring is not available.

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

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Dec
6
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Wii Games for Kids and Teens

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for an afternoon of Wii dance and games.


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Dec
7
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Baby Playdate

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Come socialize with other babies and their caregivers with toys, music, and books! This class is limited to babies who are not yet walking (birth to crawling).

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

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Dec
7
11:30AM

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12:15PM

Storytime

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs and fun! Ages 18 months-3 years.

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

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Dec
7
4:00PM

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5:00PM

The Fire Safety Show with the Rappin' Fireman

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

The Rappin' Fireman and his safety friends take children ages 6-12 through an adventure in safety, rapping safety songs with robots, puppets, a smoke house, and a whole lot of help from the audience.


Dec
8
4:00PM

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4:45PM

Lego Club

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 1-6 are invited to join us and build some amazing creations.

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

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Dec
9
3:00PM

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5:00PM

After School Movie

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for an after school movie! Bring your own snacks!

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

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Jan
4
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Baby Playdate

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Come socialize with other babies and their caregivers with toys, music, and books! This class is limited to babies who are not yet walking (birth to crawling).

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

Additional Dates


Jan
4
11:30AM

--to--

12:15PM

Storytime

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs and fun! Ages 18 months-3 years.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
5
4:00PM

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4:45PM

Spelling Bee Practice

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

We are so excited to have a spelling bee program at the Queens Library at Hollis! Come participate in this library afterschool program. The program is for children in grades 3-6.

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

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Jan
6
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

After School Movie

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for an after school movie! Bring your own snacks!

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

Additional Dates


Jan
7
11:00AM

--to--

2:00PM

Fun and Games

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us on Saturdays to play Wii, board games, and more!

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

Additional Dates


Jan
12
4:00PM

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4:45PM

Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. With Ms. Seales

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Read aloud Martin's Big Words by Doreen Rappaport.
Complete a word search puzzle.


Feb
9
4:00PM

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4:45PM

Celebrating Black History Month with Ms. Seales

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Participate in the African American Read-In
Read and share excerpts from books written by African America Authors.
Thursday February 9, 2017. Grades 1-5