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Fine Forgiveness for Kids and Teens!

Libraries help kids and teens succeed in school and in life.

That’s why Queens Library, The New York Public Library, and Brooklyn Public Library are pleased to announce a one-time fine amnesty for youth.

For one time only, on Thursday, October 19, we are forgiving ALL fines on ALL kids’ & teens’ ...

Halloween at Queens Library!

Looking for ways to celebrate Halloween in Queens?

Get into the spooky holiday spirit all month long at the Library!

Create your own costume, share your scary stories, watch some classic movies, walk through the Haunted Hallway of Horrors, and so much more! There’s plenty of tricks-or-treats for ...

Welcome Programs for Kids and Teens!

Whether you’re returning to your library for the first time in a long time, or it’s just another daily visit to your favorite afterschool hangout, all kids and teens are welcome at Queens Library!

To celebrate our younger customers, our libraries are hosting lots of special events for them this fall, including arts and ...

Immigration Assistance at Queens Library

Queens Library offers several resources for new Americans and prospective citizens.

Join us for citizenship classes and workshops, free legal help and financial counseling from NYCitizenship, and more.

Learn about your rights and the realities of the immigration process, and receive assitance from experienced lawyers and ...

Meet the 2017 Summer Poetry Contest Winners!

Thank you to everyone who submitted a poem to Queens Library’s Summer Poetry Contest!

We welcomed hundreds of poets from all over New York State to submit an original poem reflecting the 2017 Summer Reading theme of “Build a Better World."

Join us at our awards ceremony on Saturday, November 4 at 11 ...

Run the River with Queens Library!

Once again, Queens Library is partnering with the Randall’s Island Park Alliance for Run the River, a 5K fun run on Randall’s Island, on Saturday, October 28!

Now in its eighth year, you can run to protect the waterways, wetlands, and recreational areas of Randall’s Island ...

Get Help From a Financial Coach

Are financial problems causing you stress?

You can make an appointment to see a financial coach at Queens Library!

A financial coach can help you develop the skills you need to manage money and gain financial stability.

You can get free advice on various topics like reviewing and understanding your credit report, ...

Hispanic Heritage Celebrations!

Hispanic Heritage Month 2017 begins September 15, and we’ll be celebrating with programs and events all month long!

Now through November 2, Queens Library will put the spotlight on the richness of Hispanic heritage and culture. Join us for concerts, dance performances, crafts, cooking classes, movies, and much ...

Free Home Internet Access for Eligible NYC Students!

Do you know a New York City public school student with no home Internet access?

Their family may be eligible to borrow a hotspot from Queens Library and get FREE Internet service at home!

The ConnectED Library Hotspot Loan Program is a free program designed to help NYC ...

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 ...

Oct
20
11:30AM

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12:15PM

Toddler Time

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Stories, songs, nursery rhymes and a coloring page. Ages 18 to 36 months.

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

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Oct
21
1:00PM

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4:00PM

Video Game Club

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.

Additional Dates


Oct
25
11:30AM

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12:15PM

Storytime

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs and fun! Ages 2-4 years.


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Oct
25
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Halloween Movie Madness

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us all October to watch spooky Halloween movies! Wednesdays at 4pm in the meeting room.
10/3 – The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993, PG)
10/10 – Goosebumps (2015, PG)
10/17 – Hotel Transylvania (2012, PG)
10/24 – Hocus Pocus (1993, PG)
10/31 – Frankenweenie (2012, PG)


Oct
26
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Fun with Seeds

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children will estimate the number of seeds in a pumpkin and in an apple. The pumpkin will be cut open. The children will count the seeds. The children will count the seeds in an apple and create a graph.


Nov
1
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Computer for Kids: Coding

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

These classes will introduce kids to computers and coding.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
16
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Fun with Play Dough

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children will make play dough from flour, water, and salt. Then they will use cookie cutters to cut out different shapes.


Dec
21
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Winter Origami

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children will develop a winter scene using origami shapes.