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Enter the Naturalize NY Lottery!

Green card holders: Enter the Naturalize NY lottery today for the chance to have your citizenship application costs waived!

Winners will receive a $725 voucher to cover the cost of applying for citizenship. The deadline to register for the lottery is Friday, July 28.

You ...

Summer Poetry Contest 2017

Can you rhyme? Know what a haiku is?

Entries are now open for the Summer Poetry Contest 2017! Send in your best poem for a chance to be published in Queens Library Magazine.

This year, the theme is Build A Better World. There’s no limit to your creativity, but please keep it under 250 ...

Our New Music For July!

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 Linkin Park, Bob Dylan, Rick Ross, Alison Krauss, Faith Evans, J.J. Hairston, Diana Krall, Raekwon, ...

Join Us at National Night Out 2017!

Queens Library takes great honor in participating in the annual National Night Out Against Crime, which happens this year on Tuesday, August 1.

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

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 ...

Launch Your Food Business with Jamaica FEASTS!

Calling all aspiring food entrepreneurs: Jamaica FEASTS is back!

This completely FREE incubator program 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, receive a one-on-one session with an industry expert, and ...

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 ...

Join Us on Our Mobile Library Tour!

Queens Library's Mobile Library will be touring the borough throughout the month of July.

Visit the Mobile Library to borrow books, sign up for a library card, and more!

Our stops will include public schools, veterans' health care facilities, and the 3rd Annual Battle of the Bands at Queens College's Colden ...

Summer Meals For Kids & Teens

Summer Meals are here! For children and teens up to 18 years old, free, nutritious Summer Meals are available from now until Friday, September 1.

Meals are available Monday - Friday, from 1pm - 2pm, at 35 Queens Library locations. Enrollment is not required. Queens Library is honored to partner ...

Queens Library 2017 Gala

The Queens Library Foundation’s 2017 Annual Gala will take place on Tuesday, October 17, at the Queens Museum.

Nearly 300 supporters of the Library attended last year’s Gala to pay tribute to our special honorees and the Library’s mission and customers.

This year’s ...

Jul
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.

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

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Jul
31
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Coding Club

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Come and check out Coding Club! Learn about introductory coding and most of all...have fun! This program is for children ages 8-14. Registration begins on June 19 in person. You must be able to attend all sessions!

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

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Aug
1
2:00PM

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2:45PM

Book Buddies

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Read with a buddy! Tuesdays at 2 pm in the Meeting Room.

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

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Aug
1
3:00PM

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3:45PM

Crafts for Grades K-3

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for a fun summer craft. Tuesdays at 3 pm in the Meeting Room. Grades K-3 only.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
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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5:00PM

Fun and Games

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for games, movies and special programs. Wednesdays at 2:00 in the Meeting Room.

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

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Aug
3
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Books Into Film Book Club

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us on 7/6, 7/20, 8/3 and 8/17 for our Books to Film Book Club. Read the book at home and come watch the movie together! 2:00 in the Meeting Room.
7/6 - Coraline, Neil Gaiman
7/20 -Charlotte's Web
8/3 - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
8/17 - Matilda, Roald Dahl

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

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Aug
3
3:00PM

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3:45PM

Summer Craft Grades 4-6

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for a fun summer craft. Grades 4-6. Thursdays at 3:00pm in the Meeting Room.

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

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Aug
25
2:00PM

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2:45PM

Theatricks by Phil the Magician

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Mr. Philip Levy will dazzle children with his Summer Magic show!


Sep
4
12:30PM

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1:15PM

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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Sep
6
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.

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

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Sep
7
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Fun With Puzzles

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children will solve various types of Back to School Word Puzzles: Crossword Puzzles, Word Search Puzzles, Back to School Maze.


Sep
9
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.

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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.