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The 33rd Annual Langston Hughes Kwanzaa Celebration

Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center proudly invites you to their 33rd Annual Kwanzaa Celebration!

At this all-day event, you can shop at our Kwanzaa Marketplace, where you can buy art, jewelry, clothing, crafts, and food; plus enjoy a full day of craft workshops, LIVE music, dance, and ...

Celebrate the Holidays at Queens Library!

Enjoy the holidays at Queens Library, with our special programs and events for kids, adults, teens, and the whole family, including holiday concerts, arts and crafts, holiday movie screenings, and much more!

Plus, you can view our collections of recommended holiday books and movies, available to borrow from your community ...

Donate A Coat at Queens Library!

This holiday season, Queens Library is participating in the New York Cares Coat Drive!

Queens residents can visit 46 community library locations to donate new and gently used winter coats that will be distributed to men, women, and children in need.

Last year, more than 100,000 coats were collected across ...

Double Your Donation: Give Today!

Nearly 1 million neighbors took advantage of more than 52,000 programs at Queens Library this year alone! Your support means that we can continue to meet our community’s needs in 2018.

A generous donor has provided a matching gift and hopes to inspire you to make a donation to Queens Library.

A gift of $25 means ...

Queens Library is for Everyone!

The Everyone Campaign is exactly that: for everyone. Queens Library is a safe space for all, no matter where you come from, who you love, or what you believe.

In today’s political and social climate, many people in the communities we serve feel vulnerable and afraid.

As the hub of every community across the ...

Teen Podcast Naming Contest!

Do you love podcasts? Are you creative with words? Put your skills to the test by entering the Teen Podcast Naming Contest. The winner will receive a pair of Beats Studio 2.0 Wired Over-Ear Headphones!

We want the new name to relate to the podcast’s themes of hip-hop and urban culture. Make it funny, make it playful, make ...

Shakespeare in Queens: The Final Season

The play’s the thing at Queens Library! We're partnering with the award-winning TITAN Theatre Company to bring dramatic staged readings of Shakespeare’s plays to libraries across Queens.

As TITAN finishes three years of performing each of the 37 plays that Shakespeare wrote, they have saved some of the best for ...

Our New JBA Brochures

Every month, Queens Library’s Job & Business Academy (JBA) provides our customers with the technology training, small business help, and job-search assistance they need to succeed—all for free.

Now, it’s easier than ever to find out which classes are being offered. Just check the listings in our monthly ...

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 ...

Welcome Programs for Kids and Teens!

Whether you’re returning to your library for the first time in a long time, or it’s just another daily visit to your favorite afterschool hangout, all kids and teens are welcome at Queens Library!

To celebrate our younger customers, our libraries are hosting lots of special events for them this fall, including arts and ...

Dec
11
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Teen Homework Help/ Tutoring

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Homework Help/ Teen Tutoring is open to all teens ages 12 to 19 years old. All tutoring is done on a first come, first served basis.

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

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Dec
11
7:00PM

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8:00PM

Community Acting for All!

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.

Learn theater arts through the process of collaborative theater making. This intergenerational program is open to anyone 14 years old or older. Registration is required. Please register online, in person, or by calling 718-990-0728 before October 15.

Central LibraryMon, Dec 18, 20177:00PM - 8:00PM

Dec
12
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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Dec
13
4:00PM

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5:00PM

History of Hip Hop Dance: Break Dancing

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Interested in the history of hip hop dance? Would you like to create your own style?
Then please join us for the History of Hip Hop! This class will explore the history of hip-hop dance in the form of Breaking, Rocking, and the development of creative movement.

Registration is not required, but space is limited.

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

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Dec
15
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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Dec
15
4:00PM

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5:30PM

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.


Jan
8
5:00PM

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6:30PM

SAT Tutoring

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. If you wish to register, check availability for program date January 8, 2018
Availability: 9 openings

SAT Tutoring at the Central Library Teen Space.

Central LibraryMon, Jan 22, 20185:00PM - 6:30PM
Central LibraryMon, Jan 29, 20185:00PM - 6:30PM
Central LibraryMon, Feb 5, 20185:00PM - 6:30PM
Central LibraryMon, Feb 12, 20185:00PM - 6:30PM
Central LibraryMon, Feb 26, 20185:00PM - 6:30PM
Central LibraryMon, Mar 5, 20185:00PM - 6:30PM

Jan
11
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.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
11
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Teen Sewing Workshop

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

In this 2-session program, teens will learn how to use a sewing machine and will make a small pillow and a cool tote bag. This program is for those ages 12-18 years old (No one younger will be admitted). Space is limited to 7 slots. Pre-registration is required. You must sign up in person in the Teen Space.

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

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Jan
28
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Sunday Movie: "Rememory"

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

A man investigates a murder with the help of a device that can record and replay memories.


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 and 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.