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This Weekend at Queens Library

This weekend, you can join a writer's workshop, plan for your child's college education, explore the benefits of meditation, celebrate Brazilian Independence Day, visit the Language Learning Lab, enjoy wonderful concerts—including performances by Battle of the Bands winners Noni Rene & The Village and Cuban jazz sensation ...

Get Your Free IDNYC Card in Laurelton!

You can sign up for IDNYC on your side of Queens!

Laurelton Community Library will be hosting a temporary "pop-up" Enrollment Center from October 3 through October 7 where you can apply for your IDNYC card in person.

IDNYC is the newly launched New York City ...

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month!

Join Queens Library for several special events where we will celebrate the histories and cultures of Hispanic Americans and the contributions they have made to our society!

Over the next four weeks, we will also highlight books from our collection by celebrated Hispanic authors. You can find a list of them here and see pictures of ...

It's a Great Day for Older Adults!

Queens Library's Older Adult Services Program is proud to present our second annual Older Adults Day, which will feature FREE health screenings, live entertainment, and information on healthcare, benefits and other important topics specifically for adults over the age of 50.

In addition to special seminars and ...

Buy-A-Book for Queens Library

Did you know that every children’s book you buy for Queens Library will be read by 40 or more kids?

You can help the youngest members of our communities—and many others—explore their dreams through Queens Library’s Buy-A-Book program.

For every $25 you donate, a bookplate with your name (or the ...

Gracie Book Club Live at Queens Library!

Join us for the next installment of the Gracie Book Club, on Thursday, September 29 at 5:30 p.m., at Langston Hughes Community Library in Corona, where you can discuss "The Star Side of Bird Hill" with author Naomi Jackson and your fellow New Yorkers.

Our discussion ...

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 second season of Shakespeare in Queens starts with Macbeth on Monday, October 3 at ...

Our New Music For September!

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 Leslie Odom Jr., blink-182, Snoop Dogg, ScHoolboy Q, The Monkees, Maxwell, Steven Tyler, Blake Shelton, and ...

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 ...

Dreams Start Here: the Queens Library Foundation 2016 Autumn Gala

We cordially invite you to help inspire, educate, and celebrate children at our 2016 Autumn Gala!

The Gala will benefit programs and services for children and adolescents that inspire them to learn, grow, and achieve their dreams.

We will also honor our distinguished guests—the 106th Mayor of the City of New York, ...

Sep
26
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Halloween Poetry Performance

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Learn and perform your favorite Halloween Poems - or even write your own! Each week we will practice a new poem and on Halloween we will perform them at the Halloween Craft Festival. Featuring poems of Jack Prelutsky, Douglas Florian, Edgar Allen Poe and others!

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

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Sep
26
6:00PM

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7:15PM

Gaming on the Wii

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Play tennis, bowling and boxing on the Wii and have fun! Ages 4-12


Sep
29
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Library Makers with Author Kathy Ceceri

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

*Our very own library Maker celebration! Make Action Origami Robot Worms and Light-Up Origami Flipping Frogs with Geek Mom Kathy Ceceri, author of "Paper Inventions" and other fun craft project books about science and technology. For kids ages 9 years and older. No registration is required but seating is limited.*


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Sep
30
11:00AM

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11:45AM

Mother Goose

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6 months to 2 years are welcome to join us along with their caregiver. Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more! No registration required, but space is limited.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
30
3:00PM

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6:00PM

Homework Help at the CLDC

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

There will be FREE Homework help for children ages 5-12.
Located on the 2nd floor of the Children's Library Discovery Center.
First come, first served.
Monday - Friday 3-6 PM


Sep
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 Kate DiCamillo's "Because of Winn-Dixie" at this session of Amazing Readers. Participation will count toward the Read Down Your Fines program


Oct
4
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Halloween Movie Time

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Please join us to watch a kid's Halloween movie together.

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

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Oct
6
10:30AM

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11:45AM

Toddler Learning Center

Location: Central Library
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.

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

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Oct
6
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Library Jeopardy

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Test your knowledge by answering jeopardy trivia questions in this friendly competition that can get quite exciting!

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

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Oct
7
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Fun Friday

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

*Join us on Fridays for something different each week. Games, crafts, movies, or...who knows? Program is open for children ages 6-12. Although space is limited, there is no registration required.*

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

Additional Dates


Oct
19
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 are welcome to join us for the Fall session of Timeless Tales! Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and more. Space is limited so don't miss out. Registration begins October 5th.*

Central LibraryWed, Oct 26, 201610:30AM - 11:30AM
Central LibraryWed, Nov 2, 201610:30AM - 11:30AM
Central LibraryWed, Nov 9, 201610:30AM - 11:30AM
Central LibraryWed, Nov 16, 201610:30AM - 11:30AM
Central LibraryWed, Nov 23, 201610:30AM - 11:30AM

Oct
28
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 "I am Malala," written by Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb at this session of Amazing Readers. Participation will count toward the Read Down Your Fines program.