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Queens Library is for Everyone!

The Everyone Campaign is exactly that: for everyone. Queens Library is a safe space for all, no matter where you come from, who you love, or what you believe.

In today’s political and social climate, many people in the communities we serve feel vulnerable and afraid.

As the hub of every community across the ...

Listen to Our Volunteer Voices!

It’s National Volunteer Week 2017, and we want to celebrate the important role of volunteers at Queens Library!

All this week, to say Thank You to our volunteers, we will share their voices and let them tell you what their service to the Library means to them and their communities.

Check our special blog post ...

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 ...

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 Coriolanus on Monday, May 1 at 5:30 p.m. at Briarwood ...

Comment on Our FY2018 Budget

Queens Library is preparing its operating budget for Fiscal Year 2018, and we'd like you to share your thoughts. Your comments online and by mail are welcome through Saturday, May 20.

Please visit our budget feedback webpage to read our Budget Priorities for Fiscal Year 2018 and fill out our ...

Our New Music For April!

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 CeCe Winans, Ed Sheeran, Big Sean, LeAnn Rimes, Pitbull, Kehlani, Little Big Town, and Nathan ...

Battle of the Bands 2017

The Battle of the Bands is back and better than ever, and we're looking for performers!

For the third year running, New York bands will have the opportunity to bring the house down at the 2,100-seat Colden Auditorium at Queens College’s Kupferberg Center for the Arts on Thursday, July 27.

Queens ...

Free UPK at Ravenswood

If you didn't get a chance to sign up before, Round 2 of applications for Queens Library’s Universal Pre-K at Ravenswood is now open!

Queens Library’s UPK program now offers free after-school care, available until 6 p.m., in addition to an outstanding pre-K education; free ...

Celebrate Immigrant Heritage!

This April, Queens Library is celebrating the heritage and legacy of immigrants in America!

Join us for craft workshops, concerts, dance, and theater from around the globe.

Learn about the evolution of Bollywood with the Payalia Dance Company; explore culture and tradition with Pablo Mayor’s Folklore Urbano El ...

Job Skills Training

Need job training? Looking to get certified?

Thanks to Queens Library’s Job & Business Academy, Bank of America, and NYC Council Member Donovan Richards, you can receive industry-specific job training and certifications in high-growth industries. Take OSHA-certified construction trade classes, receive ...

Apr
27
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Teen Volunteers are available to help grade school children with their homework assignments in the afternoons, after school, daily from 4 pm to 6 pm.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
27
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Poem in Your Pocket Day with Ms. Seales

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

To celebrate National Poetry Month the children will write a poem and place it in an attractive little pocket which they create!


Apr
28
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.


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Apr
28
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Fun and Games

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us on Friday afternoons to play Wii, board games, movies and more!


May
3
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.

Additional Dates


May
5
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Kid's Movie

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us on Friday afternoon for a movie!

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

Additional Dates


May
6
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.

Additional Dates


May
9
4:00PM

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4:30PM

Mother's Day Craft

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us to make a beautiful Mother's Day craft.


May
11
4:00PM

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4:45PM

Honoring Women with Ms. Seales

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Celebrate women by learning about famous women in history and watch an amazing video! Thursday, May 11 at 4pm in the Meeting Room!


Jun
22
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Nick the Balloonatic Show

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

In this fun-filled balloon show, children will see characters that they can relate to being sculptured right before their eyes. Children will take own a sculptured balloon made especially for them. Audience participation is encouraged.