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This Weekend at Queens Library

It's the last weekend of the summer at Queens Library! We invite you to take an equivalency exam assessment test, attend a literacy workshop with your kids, learn about the college admission process (in Chinese), watch action-packed movies and enjoy some great musical performances, including classical music and Taiwanese campus folk ...

Advance Screening of Horror Movie "In the Dark”

Award-winning filmmaker and screenwriter David Spaltro, whose other credits include “The Cat’s Cradle” (2014), “Things I Don’t Understand” (2012) and “…Around” (2008), will present an advance screening of his new horror movie, “In the Dark,” on Wednesday, September 9 at ...

Peninsula Grand Re-Opening

It will be a fun and informative celebration for the community, local community organizations, Friends of the Library and library staff.

Come and join the grand re-opening celebration from Sept. 8 - 12.

Click here to download the brochure.

Register for Free UPK at Ravenswood

Registration for Fall 2015 is Now Open for Children Born in 2011 at Ravenswood UPK, located at 35-42 21st Street, Long Island City, 11106.

Queens Library Universal Pre-K offers an excellent curriculum based on HighScope and includes many other benefits: nutritious meals and snacks for the kids, engaging activities for ...

Nominate Your Librarian Today!

Librarians touch the lives of the people they serve every day. Has a librarian made a difference in your life? Have they inspired you, helped you achieve a personal or professional goal, been an invaluable community asset?

Now is the chance to tell your story—and pay tribute to everything they do!

The #I Love My ...

Register for the STACKS Afterschool Program

Developed by Queens Library, STACKS is a free after-school program for children ages 6-14.

STACKS was created to enhance your child’s learning experiences through structured and unstructured age-appropriate activities in a safe and welcoming environment that helps school-aged children build their ...

An Alternate Path to the High School Diploma with the National External Diploma Program

  • Earn a traditional high school diploma from Long Beach High School
  • Flexible and confidential
  • Complete program in 6 to 12 months
  • Aligned with the college and career readiness standards
  • Work through online activities and with an advisor to complete your program
  • Work at home, ...

Lincoln Center Programs at Queens Library

Discover the magic of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in your neighborhood! Queens Library has partnered with Lincoln Center to bring FREE events to a library near you.

Lincoln Center Local offers live hour-long programs combining performance with a question-and-answer session in a dynamic, first-hand encounter with ...

Aug
31
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

The Summer Meals Program provides children nutritious meals when school is not in session. Queens Library will offer summer meals from June 29th to September 4th from 1 - 2 PM at select community libraries.

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

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Sep
4
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Fun Friday

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Join us for something different every week: arts and crafts, games, movies, or . . who knows? Stop in to find out!

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

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Sep
10
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Tech Thursdays

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Join us to explore the basics of computers, from typing skills to Microsoft Office programs, animation and more!

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

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Sep
25
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Family Place Playtime

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children age 3 and under, with their caregivers, have fun, play games and learn.


Sep
25
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Build a Robotic Hand

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Give yourself a hand - a robotic one! Author Kathy Ceceri will give kids ages 7-12 a taste of some robotic engineering. Space is limited; tickets will be available at the door prior to the program. *in Multipurpose Room*


Sep
25
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Amazing Readers Kids' Book Club

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 8-12 will discuss John David Anderson's "Sidekicked" at this session of Amazing Readers. Participation will count toward the Read Down Your Fines program.


Oct
1
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Toddler Learning Center

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18-35 months play and interact with each other while their caregivers listen to a presenter talk about child development. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
7
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Timeless Tales

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and all types of fun. Preregistration is required.

Central LibraryWed, Oct 14, 201510:30AM - 11:30AM
Central LibraryWed, Oct 21, 201510:30AM - 11:30AM
Central LibraryWed, Oct 28, 201510:30AM - 11:30AM
Central LibraryWed, Nov 4, 201510:30AM - 11:30AM

Oct
23
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Family Place Playtime

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children age 3 and under, with their caregivers, have fun, play games and learn.


Oct
30
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Amazing Readers Kids' Book Club

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 8-12 will discuss Peggy Eddleman's "Sky Jumpers" at this session of Amazing Readers. Participation will count toward the Read Down Your Fines program.