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Celebrate National Library Lovers Month

Show your love for libraries by entering our Share Your Love for Queens Library Photo Contest.  

Enter the contest today and show how much you love your library for a chance to win a Samsung 16 GB Galaxy Tablet!

Complete contest rules here.

Free UPK at Ravenswood

Queens Library’s Universal Pre-K at Ravenswood, located at 35-32 21st Street in Long Island City, offers an outstanding pre-K education; free nutritious lunches and snacks; warm, friendly, highly qualified staff; the best learning experience for your child; free after-school care until 5:30 p.m.; and all the ...

Support Your Community Library

Join Queens Library to tell your State Legislators what your community library means to you!

Our customers are our loudest voices. Your State Senators and Assembly Members want to hear from you! Queens Library will be going to Albany on February 28.

If you're interested, please register online by ...

Celebrate the Lunar New Year!

Xin Nian Kuai Le! Join us as we celebrate the Lunar New Year at Queens Library.

The Lunar New Year is a centuries-old tradition in China and several other Asian countries, and is a time to honor deities and ancestors, as well as make way for good fortune in the upcoming year.

At Queens Library, you can attend traditional ...

Free Tax Help at Queens Library!

It’s that time of year again!

If you need help figuring out and filing your ‪tax return‬, come to Queens Library for free tax-preparation assistance if you're age 60 and older, or earn $66,000 or less a year.

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance is offering free electronic ...

Celebrate Black History Month at Queens Library!

We hope you will join us at Queens Library this February for Black History Month!

We’ll be screening movies, hosting talks, and presenting concerts to celebrate and commemorate the Black experience in America.

Programs are available for children, teens, and adults, including five special events focusing on Claudia ...

Free English Classes!

Are you a new American who wants to learn English or improve your English language skills?

You can learn English at Queens Library for FREE!

Join a supportive community of students and teaching professionals at our community libraries. Classes are available for Beginners and at Intermediate and Advanced ...

Feb
20
3:30PM

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6:30PM

Compass Explorer (Teen Radio Podcast Program)

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

The Teen Podcast Career Training program will help you get familiar with what it takes to hold a career in Broadcast Journalism, Audio Engineering, News Reporting, Radio Disc Jockeying and much more. Come be apart of the QL Teen Radio Podcast and learn how to produce your own podcast!

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

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Feb
21
4:30PM

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6:00PM

Teen Graphic Novel and Anime Club

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Like manga? Enjoy graphic novels? Love anime? Then join us for our Anime and Graphic Novel Club! We'll watch new and old favorites, read amazing titles, and discuss what we liked and what we didn't.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
23
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Teen Code Club

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Learn to code at Queens Library! Our code club has no lectures: you’ll learn to make websites, animations, apps and games by actually making them, step by step. You’ll learn Scratch, HTML/CSS, JavaScript and Python at your own pace. You can prepare for a tech career and learn skills you can use in the real world right now to make whatever you can dream up.

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

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Feb
25
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Sunday Movie: "Unlocked"

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

A traumatized CIA agent must prevent terrorists from unleashing a biological attack on London. When she is forced to go on the run after being betrayed, she teams up with an ex-soldier to complete her mission.

Directors: Michael Apted

Production year: 2017

Rating: R

Runtime: 98 minutes


Feb
26
5:00PM

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6:30PM

SAT Tutoring

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.

SAT Tutoring at the Central Library Teen Space.

Central LibraryMon, Mar 5, 20185:00PM - 6:30PM

Mar
3
2:30PM

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3:45PM

Art and Poetry in the Struggle Against Racism

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

YuliaTikhonova, Director of St. John's Art Gallery, will discuss activist trends in contemporary art and the use of art to illustrate Claudia Rankine's poignant book "Citizen: An American Lyric".
This program is part of the Big Read in partnership with St. John's University


Mar
10
2:30PM

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4:00PM

Claudia & Me

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Please join us to hear members of the Queens literary community respond to Claudia Rankine's book "Citizen: An American Lyric" and discuss the ways racial imageries seep into the unconscious decisions of writers, artists, and citizens. An open mic will follow the presentation – bring your poem to read!


Mar
12
5:00PM

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6:30PM

College Information Session

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

College information session for teens and parents.


Mar
19
10:00AM

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1:00PM

Sewing Club - Workshop: Zippers

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Sewers will learn how to install zippers with instructor Barbara Garnes. Sewers must know how to use a sewing machine already! Adults 18 and over only. All materials are provided. Registration is required, to register call (718) 990-0714. Registration begins February 13th, 2018. Space is limited to 10 spots. Class starts promptly and latecomers will not be admitted.


Mar
25
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Sunday Movie: "Dark Tower"

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

A gunslinger battles the sinister Man in Black in a fantasy world that's connected to Earth starring Idris Elba, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Taylor, Claudia Kim and Fran Kranz


Apr
12
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Instagram

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

Learn how to share and take photos, add filters and image adjustments, connect accounts, and respond to comments. Please bring your smartphone with the Instagram app already installed to class. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, call 718-990-8625 or visit the Job Information Center. Basic computer skills are required.


Apr
28
1:00PM

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4:00PM

Financial Literacy Conference

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Join us for a financial literacy conference. Students will learn the basics of managing money including budgeting, banking, and credit. There will be snacks and giveaways. All students who participate will earn service credit.