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Queens Library's Battle of the Bands!

The Battle of the Bands is back and better than ever!

For the fourth 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 Saturday, June 30!

Gifted musicians ages ...

Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Flushing Library's New Building!

Queens Library at Flushing keeps growing and improving!

To better serve you, Flushing Community Library was renovated and reopened its doors in 1998. We have been offering amazing programs and services in the twenty years since then and look forward to celebrating this anniversary with you.

Flushing Library will have ...

Battle of the Bands Spotlights!

The 4th Annual Battle of the Bands is less than two weeks away, and here's where you can learn about our talented contestants.

Our latest spotlights include the rock bands trickBlue, Foreign Trees, and Attitude, and have links to their live videos, social ...

Celebrate Pride Month at Queens Library!

June is LGBTQ Pride Month, and we're proud to announce that we are marching along with the New York Public Library and Brooklyn Public Library in the NYC Pride March on Sunday, June 24!

You can join us for activities at our libraries throughout the month, including special film screenings, and check out our ...

Summer Reading: Libraries Rock!

Summer reading is here, and our theme this year is Libraries Rock!

We can’t wait for you to rock and roll with us at our music-themed events all summer long, from making your own instruments to sing-alongs!

Get your reading groove on this summer and track your reading progress through fun activities at your ...

We Did It!

Thanks to your social media posts, your postcards, letters and calls, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Speaker Corey Johnson, and the New York City Council on June 14, 2018 agreed on a budget for Fiscal Year 2019 that includes at least $60 million in capital funds and a $16.7 million increase in ...

Support Queens Library with Your 2018 Annual Fund Gift

The last day of school is just a few weeks away—and we’re already hard at work preparing programs, signing kids up for summer reading, and ensuring that we can meet the needs of the 52,000 children and young adults who are expected to visit Queens Library this summer.

The thousands of programs we offer are made ...

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 ...

Summer Meals For Kids & Teens

For children and teens up to 18 years old, free, nutritious Summer Meals will be available from Wednesday, June 27 through Friday, August 31.

Meals will be provided Monday through Friday, from 1pm to 2pm, at 35 Queens Library locations. Enrollment is not required.

Queens ...

Jun
21
4:00PM

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4:45PM

Kids Knit

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Kids in grades 4-8 are invited to join the knitting club. All levels welcome. Limited supplies available.


Jun
22
10:30AM

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11:15AM

Toddler Movements

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Join us for singing and dancing. Space is limited. Please pick up a ticket in the children's room before each session.

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

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Jun
23
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Little Builders

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Bring your young children to build with the library's collection of large Legos, blocks, and bricks.

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

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Jun
25
10:30AM

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11:15AM

Baby and Me

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Babies and their caregivers are welcome to join us for stories, songs, and rhymes.

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

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Jun
25
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Lego Club

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Come build with the library's collection of Legos.


Jun
26
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Come learn the basics of chess or improve your game. For teens and children ages 8 and up.


Jun
27
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Storytime!

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, finger plays and crafts. For children ages 2-4 and their caregivers.

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

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Jul
9
2:00PM

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2:45PM

Lego Club

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Come build with the library's collection of Legos.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
10
2:00PM

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2:45PM

Summer Reading Crafts

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Fun crafts for school ages; first-come, first-served.

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

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Jul
11
2:00PM

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2:45PM

Let's Dance

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Fun movements for school ages at Steinway Library.

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

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