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Now is a Great Time to Support the Queens Library!

Spring is an exciting time of growth and renewal—and a great time to give to the Queens Library Foundation!

The thousands of programs we offer are made possible by the generous support of donors like you.

Your gift today means we can continue to meet the needs of our diverse community.

With your gift, we ...

One Book, One New York: Cast Your Vote!

Imagine all New Yorkers reading and talking about the same book at the same time!

The NYC Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment and New York Magazine have announced the return of One Book, One New York, the exciting city-wide initiative that brings book-loving New Yorkers together to read the same book at the same ...

Celebrate Earth Day at Queens Library!

April 22 is Earth Day, and we're marking the occasion with arts & crafts, celebrations, science workshops, and more.

Plus, you can watch several Earth Day-themed movies on Kanopy, our on-demand video streaming service, all for free with your library card.

Join us for our special programs before ...

Celebrate National Poetry Month At The Library

April is National Poetry Month and we’ve got something planned for the poet in everyone.

We’ve gathered our list of recommendations from our collections, including books by poets and films about poets.

We also invite you to come to our poetry open mics and poetry slams, join in poetry writing events at your ...

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 ...

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 ...

Apr
24
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Kids Computer Classes: Coding for Kids

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Learn coding with Google CS first. We will learn to make music & sound.
Children ages 6-12. Must sign up for these classes.


Apr
25
11:30AM

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12:15PM

Storytime

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, and fun! Ages 18-36 months.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
26
4:00PM

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4:45PM

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.


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Apr
27
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Fun and Games

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us on Friday afternoon for a movie or Wii!


Apr
28
1:30PM

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4:30PM

Video Game Club

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

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


May
2
11:30AM

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12:15PM

Toddler Learning Center

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Bring your children ages 18 to 38 months old to Hollis Library for the Toddler Learning Center.

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

Additional Dates


May
4
11:30AM

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12:15PM

Storytime

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, finger plays, songs, and fun! Ages 18-36 months.

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

Additional Dates


May
4
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Fun and Games

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us on Friday afternoon for a movie or Wii!

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

Additional Dates


May
5
2:00PM

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5:00PM

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


May
9
3:30PM

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4:15PM

Fiesta Concert

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Fiesta Concert is an English/Spanish bilingual musical experience that brings music from all over the world together with storytelling and puppetry in one magical experience!


May
9
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Kids' Movie

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for a kids' movie!

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

Additional Dates


May
10
4:00PM

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4:45PM

Mother's Day Craft

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

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


May
15
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Drag Queen Story Hour

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Please join us for the Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH). DQSH is a program for children ages 3 – 8 years old that raises awareness of gender diversity, promotes self-acceptance, and builds empathy through an enjoyable literary experience. The children will sing songs, listen to stories, and participate in a craft activity.


Jun
6
12:15PM

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12:45PM

Pre-K Craft

Location: Hollis
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Continue the fun after storytime with a fun craft! We will be meeting Wednesdays at 12:15pm in the Children's Room. Registration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
12
3:45PM

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4:45PM

STEM and Literacy Programs with Kyshia Lawrie

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Come enjoy interactive STEM and Literacy programs for children with Kyshia Lawrie.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
19
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Queens Library Rock! with the Rappin Fireman

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

The "Rappin Fireman" John Ruiz engages and teaches children about fire prevention and fire safety. This event encourages audience participation. For ages 6 to 12.


Jun
26
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Queens Library Rocks! with Mr. Chris's Musical Experience

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children will engage in a high energy and interactive show with Mr. Chris featuring music, song, and dance with an educational twist. Come kick off Summer Reading and pick out great books to read over the summer. For children 6-12. Space is limited.