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This Weekend at Queens Library

It’s another hot weekend—spend it at Queens Library! You can enjoy arts and crafts, storytime, and coloring for the whole family; join a Drawing Comics workshop; take a practice SHSAT; have fun with science; see great movies; watch wonderful musical performances—and stay cool the entire time! We hope to see you here!

New on Our Blog: An Interview with Lion King Star Alton Fitzgerald White

We’re very happy to welcome the multi-talented Alton Fitzgerald White to Central Library on Monday, July 25!

A versatile singer, actor, and dancer, Alton has starred in several Broadway hits, including "The Lion King," "The Color Purple," "Ragtime," "Miss Saigon," and more.

He ...

Join Us at National Night Out!

Queens Library takes great honor in participating in the annual National Night Out Against Crime, which happens this year on Tuesday, August 2.

You can join your local library and your local police precinct for delicious food, wonderful activities, and an opportunity to connect with the police ...

Read and Sing Along with The Wheels On The Bus!

It’s a song, it’s a book, and it’s the inspiration for a summer craft!

On Thursday, August 4, at 2:00 p.m., we invite children ages 3-6 and their caregivers to Whitestone Community Library to read and sing along with the book "The Wheels on the ...

Success Stories from the New Americans Program!

Since July celebrates the birth of our nation, we decided that it’s the best time to showcase our New Americans Program!

NAP helps with immigration issues and provides financial and legal advice, ESOL classes, and cultural events to help those that have recently chosen to live in the United States.

We hope you will ...

Register Now for Adult Learning!

Do you want to build your academic skills this summer?

There are still some open seats for Summer 2016 classes at Queens Library's Adult Learning Centers (ALCs)!

We provide quality educational programs and services for adult learners of all ages, FREE with your Queens Library ...

Congratulations to the Battle of the Bands Winners!

We had a packed house on July 14 at Queens College’s Colden Auditorium for our 2nd Annual Battle of the Bands!

All the bands did a fantastic job, and after a wonderful evening of music, it was time for our judges to choose the winning musicians.

Congratulations to first-place winners Chiv Culture, ...

Sharpen your pencils and your poetry skills

Submissions to our Summer Poetry Contest close on July 31, so we hope you're writing up a storm!

But if you need a jumping-off point, look no further: we've got just the thing.

Check out our blog for poetry writing tips to get your creative juices ...

Enjoy Our Great Summer Programs!

The weather is heating up, and so is our programming.

Now, there's one place where you can get all the information you need about all the great free activities at Queens Library!

No matter what your interests are, you’ll find something to love at the library. This summer, kids and teens can enjoy free ...

Free Movies, Music, E-Books, and More!

Enjoy digital media at home, at work, or on-the-go!

Queens Library is a one-stop shop for tech lovers. Our digital media collection includes thousands of free eBooks, audiobooks, eMagazines, music, movies, and videos.

You can download all of these items to a personal computer, smartphone, pocket PC, PDA, portable media ...

Jul
26
2:00PM

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2:30PM

D.E.A.R. Club

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for fun this summer with the Drop-Everything-And-Read Club.
You’ll be posting your titles on the D.E.A.R. Tree in the Library. Let’s see if we can cover the tree completely! Small prizes will be given for every 5 books read.

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

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Jul
29
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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Jul
30
11:00AM

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2:00PM

Fun & Games

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Kids and teens can join us on Saturdays to play Wii and board games!

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

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Aug
26
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Theatricks by Phil

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for an interactive and comedic magic performance with Phil the Magician.
For children and their families and caregivers.


Aug
26
4:00PM

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4:45PM

End of Summer Reading Party

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children are invited to join us for an end of summer celebration!