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This Weekend at Queens Library

This weekend, Queens Library wants you to enjoy a special family performance by Queens Theatre; learn about Chinese folk songs and culture with musician Yixuan Pang; join us for a film screening and discussion with filmmaker Elliot Storey; celebrate the amazing work of manga artists; see the last film in the Hobbit trilogy; and learn more ...

Open Budget Hearing

Queens Library invites the community to its open budget hearing. Please join us to learn about our funding priorities and contribute to the discussion.

You are invited to review the proposed budget priorities here. Public comments are encouraged. Speakers may sign up upon arrival and will have an opportunity to speak on a ...

31 Books for Women's History Month!

 

In honor of Women’s History Month, Queens Library is posting pictures of noteworthy books by women authors to our social media sites every day!

These 31 books include literary classics, memoirs, children’s books and more.

You can see our choices by checking out our social media sites, including ...

Learn How to Code and Become a Tech Leader!

Have you ever wanted a career in the growing tech field but don't have the skills you need?

Join us at Flushing on Wednesday, April 1 and the Central Library on Thursday, April 2 to find out how to apply for a great learning opportunity and a full scholarship!

Coalition for Queens (C4Q) is a local nonprofit ...

Elder Law Seminars

Learn more about planning for your retirement and financial future.  Attend one of our many Elder Law Seminars (free of charge), where you can learn valuable information on how you can make plans for the future that will benefit you and those you love. Seminars will run from mid-April through early-June across Queens.

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A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Queens Library's Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center proudly presents “America is a Dream… A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.” Please join us to learn about the struggle for civil rights and enjoy this all-day blend of speakers, film, dramatic presentation and live music on Saturday, April 4, ...

Invest in Libraries! Invest in New Yorkers!

Queens Library, Brooklyn Public Library and the New York Public Library have come together to let Mayor De Blasio and the New York City Council know that NYC’s libraries need more funding to stay open more hours and address our capital needs.

We Need You to add your voice to ...

Teen Battle of the Bands

Many bands will enter but only one will be chosen as the winner of  the first ever Teen Battle of the Bands. Come and watch local teen bands battle.   Join us at the Flushing branch on April 7, 5-7 PM.  For FREE tickets and more information, click here.

Help Us Find the Next Queens Poet Laureate!

The search is on! Borough President Melinda Katz, Queens College and Queens Library are partnering together to find the next Queens Poet Laureate, who will be charged with promoting a love of poetry and literacy throughout our borough.

Queens Library is happy to join the Poet Laureate partnership for the first time this year, and ...

Celebrate Earth Day 2015

Earth Day is an annual worldwide event begun in 1970 for the purposes of celebrating our planet and promoting environmental awareness.  Queens Library is marking the 45th anniversary of this global initiative with programs and activities for the whole family. 

Click here for details.

 

Mar
27
4:30PM

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6:15PM

Support Group

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Are you an employed person recovering from a mental illness or working your way through mental health issues? Would you like to learn from and share experiences with other professionals like yourself? This four-week, job-related support group will touch on topics such as stress at work, job retention, and career advancement.


Apr
1
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Writing Workshop: Share your Memories

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Kathy Cohen leads a two session writing workshop. Learn basics, tips and techniques of memoir writing. Share writing assignments, thoughts and ideas.

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

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Apr
1
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Beginning a Business: Spring Series

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

This interactive workshop series is presented in partnership with the Small Business Administration. Day 1 - How to start your own business 2 - SBA programs and services that can help your business; Day 3 - writing a business plan; Day 4 - selling to the federal government; Day 5 - e-commerce and social media marketing

Additional Program Dates/Locations
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Apr
2
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Tables Have Turned: Caring For an Older Adult

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

The Tables Have Turned: Caring for an Older Adult
Stay ahead of the game and come to this seminar led by Kathy Livingston, Owner and President, of Senior Helpers. Review options and strategies to keep a loved one safe, independent and enjoying life in the later years. This series will include finding the right setting, creating a safe home environment and working with providers.

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

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Apr
6
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Introduction to Chair Yoga with Irene Failenbogen

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

There's no need to bring a mat to this yoga class. Irene Failenbogen will teach you the techniques and exercises that participants can practice while seated in chairs. Space is limited. Preregistration is required. Please wear workout clothing and sneakers.


Apr
7
1:00PM

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6:00PM

SNAP and SCRIE Benefits

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Find out whether you qualify for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, formerly known as food stamps, and the Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) Program, and get help applying. No appointment is necessary. For more information and a list of other locations and times, call the outreach office of LiveOn NY (formally Council of Senior Centers and Services of New York City, Inc.) at 347-815-5930 or email SNAP@liveon-ny.org.

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

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Apr
8
10:30AM

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1:30PM

Free Citizenship Classes

Location: Broadway
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 everything you need to know about American history, government and culture to pass the citizenship exam. Register in person at the library on Wednesday, April 8 at 10:30AM or call 718-278-4303 to preregister in advance. Students should have a copy of their green card when they come to register.

BroadwayWed, Apr 15, 201510:30AM - 1:30PM
BroadwayWed, Apr 22, 201510:30AM - 1:30PM
BroadwayWed, Apr 29, 201510:30AM - 1:30PM
BroadwayWed, May 6, 201510:30AM - 1:30PM
BroadwayWed, May 13, 201510:30AM - 1:30PM
BroadwayWed, May 20, 201510:30AM - 1:30PM
BroadwayWed, May 27, 201510:30AM - 1:30PM
BroadwayWed, Jun 3, 201510:30AM - 1:30PM
BroadwayWed, Jun 10, 201510:30AM - 1:30PM

Apr
11
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Job Readiness Workshops: Resumes and Cover Letters

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Do your resume and cover letter stand out from the crowd? Make them the best that they can be! This workshop will cover different types of resumes; how to get started on one; what to include and exclude; and tips for making your resume and cover letter stronger.


Apr
20
6:00PM

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7:00PM

History and Headlines: A Nonfiction Book Discussion Group

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

In April we will discuss "The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals" by Michael Pollan. To learn more about our food choices, Pollan enters the worlds of processed food, organic food, foraged food and cooked food to critique the American way of eating.


Apr
24
2:00PM

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3:15PM

Fire Safety for Seniors

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Adults of all ages will gain important skills from lifesaving demonstrations on fire safety.


May
5
2:00PM

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3:15PM

A Quilting Workshop

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

In this two-session workshop, Alacia Stubbs will demonstrate how to create easy quilting designs, including four-patch and cathedral window. Materials will be provided. Preregistration is required.

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

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May
14
2:00PM

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3:15PM

Keeping Your Mind Sharp

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

RN Kathy Moran leads a discussion about keeping your mind sharp through word play.