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This Weekend at Queens Library

What can you do at the library this weekend? Well, you can still celebrate Eid al-Fitr, color with other adults, share your migration stories with Queens Memory, take a practice ACT, go to a jewelry workshop, improve your digital literacy, learn how to play Korean drums, meet a comedy illusionist, watch fun movies, hear wonderful music, ...

Check Out Harry Potter and the Cursed Child This Sunday!

It’s the moment all Potterheads have been waiting for!

The eighth installment in the Harry Potter book series, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” will be released on July 31. You can pick up available copies this Sunday at Queens Library!

Three of our community ...

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 ...

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 ...

Support New York Empire Tennis and Queens Library!

If you love tennis, libraries, or both, join us and celebrate the return of Mylan World TeamTennis to Forest Hills Stadium At The West Side Tennis Club this summer!

New York’s own Mylan WTT team, the New York Empire, will also give their fans another reason to celebrate.

Thanks to a new ...

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 ...

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 A Midsummer Night's Dream on Monday, August 1 at ...

Celebrate Eid at Queens Library!

In honor of Eid al-Fitr, Queens Library will be hosting a special event on Saturday, July 30 for the public to celebrate and learn more about the holiday.

Members of the Bangladesh Institute of Performing Arts will greet and entertain our audience with cheerful songs, dances, homemade sweets, and henna painting.

We hope ...

Our New JBA Brochures

Every month, Queens Library’s Job & Business Academy (JBA) provides our customers with the technology training, small business help, and job-search assistance they need to succeed—all for free.

Now, it’s easier than ever to find out which classes are being offered. Just check the listings in our monthly ...

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 ...

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!

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Aug
2
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.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Aug
5
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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Aug
10
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. Wednesdays and Fridays at 11:30am in the Children's Room.

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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!


Sep
2
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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Sep
3
11:00AM

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2:00PM

Saturday 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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Sep
7
11:30AM

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12:45PM

Toddler Learning Center

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Bring your child ages 18-36 months for a Little TLC! Play and learn with your child in a free, five-session workshop that include toys, games, puzzles and other items specifically selected to enhance a toddler's educational and physical development. Preregistration is required.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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