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Honor Martin Luther King Jr. at Queens Library

This holiday weekend, we hope you will join us for special events that pay tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. and the civil rights movement.

You can also pick up great books about Dr. King, his life, and his legacy; and download digital content about him as well.

All Queens Library locations will be closed on Monday, ...

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 ...

Shape the Future of Queens Library!

At Queens Library, we are continually working to serve you better.

To do this, we are undertaking a strategic planning process across the borough that will guide the Library for the next five years.

You can be a part of this process. Take our survey and share your thoughts.

To ...

Launch Your Food Business with Jamaica FEASTS!

Calling all aspiring food entrepreneurs: Jamaica FEASTS is the program for you!

This 12-week incubator is completely FREE and was created to provide resources to those who are looking to start and run their own food-based business.

Learn the fundamentals with our hands-on workshops, get access to a commercial kitchen, ...

Queens Tribune Names Dennis Walcott Person of the Year

Congratulations to Queens Library President and CEO Dennis M. Walcott, the Queens Tribune’s 2016 Person of the Year!

In the Tribune’s special issue honoring Dennis Walcott, you can learn more about his background, his life in public service, and his plans for the future of ...

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 ...

Free UPK at Ravenswood

Start the New Year right by planning for your child’s education!

Queens Library’s Universal Pre-K at Ravenswood will soon be available for children born in 2013.

Queens Library’s free UPK program offers outstanding pre-K education; free nutritious lunches and snacks; warm, friendly, highly qualified ...

Young Adult Literacy Program: Pre-Register Now!

Are you interested in getting your High School Equivalency, but not sure where to start?

The Young Adult Literacy Program (YALP) is here to help!

This program is open to students ages 16–24, and offers four days of classes per week, as well as one day of service learning and job shadowing to help build your ...

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 ...

Teen Podcast Workshop

Teens—have you ever wanted to create your own radio podcast?

Kids ages 12-19 can still join our FREE workshops at Queens Library for Teens in Far Rockaway and Central Library’s Teen Center!

Polish your presenting skills, learn how to record and edit audio, and ...

Jan
18
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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Jan
18
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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Jan
20
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Fun and Games

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us on Friday afternoons 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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Jan
21
11:00AM

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2:00PM

Fun and Games

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us on Saturday afternoons 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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Jan
21
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Kid's Movie

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us on Saturdays for a movie!

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

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Feb
2
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.


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 American Authors.
Grades 1-5


Feb
21
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Winter Recess Kid's Movie

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for a kid's movie in the meeting room!