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The 31st Annual Langston Hughes Celebration

One of Queens Library’s signature African American History Month events will take place this Saturday, February 13, at Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center, at 100-01 Northern Boulevard in Corona.

We proudly present our 31st annual celebration honoring the life and work of the great poet ...

In the Mood For Love? Here Are Some Great Romantic Reads!

Valentine's Day is coming soon, and we asked our staff members to share their favorite tales of romance!

Do you have a love story to share with us? Email us today with your favorite romantic novels, poems, short stories and more—and we just might add them to this diverse ...

This Weekend at Queens Library

This weekend, join us at Queens Library for events celebrating Valentine's Day and African American History Month (including the 31st Annual Langston Hughes Celebration), as well as arts-and-crafts programs, adult coloring, family science, yoga for kids, great concerts, movies, magic shows, and much more! We hope to see you ...

Discovery Day Engineering Fair!

Please join us on Wednesday, February 17 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Children's Library Discovery Center in the Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica, for a chance for kids to learn about science, technology, and engineering — and have fun at the same ...

Upcoming Concerts to Mark on Your Calendar!

Our Culture Connection program has several upcoming concerts this February and March! Enjoy performances by singer and songwriter Charles Duke, jazz trumpet virtuoso Shareef Clayton, and more!

Click here for dates and free tickets. 

Our New Music For February!

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 David Bowie, Babyface, Hank Williams Jr., Tamar Braxton, Tony Bennett & Bill Charlap, G-Eazy, Young ...

Free Universal Pre-K at Ravenswood!

Registration is now open for Universal Pre-K at Ravenswood UPK in Long Island City!

FREE Queens Library Universal Pre-K offers:

  • outstanding pre-K education from 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • free nutritious lunches and snacks
  • warm, friendly, highly-qualified staff
  • the best learning ...

Get Free Help With Your Taxes!

Do you need help with your ‪tax return‬?

Queens Library, in cooperation with the New York State Tax Department, is offering free tax-preparation assistance at participating libraries from January to April!

If your income was under $62,000 in 2015, you qualify to e-file your taxes at no cost. Volunteers ...

Feb
17
11:00AM

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2:00PM

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. Participants must attend the entire 10-week series. Register on January 13 at 11:00AM in person at the library; first come, first served. Candidates must be Green Card holders and must bring a copy of their Green Card when they register or call 718-278-4303 to register in advance.

BroadwayWed, Feb 24, 201611:00AM - 2:00PM
BroadwayWed, Mar 2, 201611:00AM - 2:00PM
BroadwayWed, Mar 9, 201611:00AM - 2:00PM
BroadwayWed, Mar 16, 201611:00AM - 2:00PM

Feb
20
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Full Circle Writer's Workshop

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Playwright Johnny Culver brings together local aspiring fiction writers to share their stories and receive feedback to improve their craft. Writers are encouraged to submit their scripts, stories, poems and more. We willl read and discuss, then finish off the series with a performance of your finished works. Please bring paper, pencil, and a short piece (5 pages or less) that you are interested in presenting.

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

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Feb
20
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Full Circle Writers' Workshop

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Playwright Johnny Culver brings together local aspiring fiction writers to share their writing and receive feedback to improve their craft. Writers are encouraged to submit their scripts, stories, poems, and more. We will read and discuss our works in progress, then conclude the series with a performance of finished works. Please bring paper, pencil, and a short piece of writing (5 pages or less) that you are interested in presenting.

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

Additional Dates


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Jun
16
5:30PM

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7:00PM

Community CPR (Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation) Training Class

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

This CPR class is , designed for the general public and teaches the core skills of CPR which includes chest compressions, checking the victim for signs of circulation, and calling 911. This class does not provide certification. The presenters are David Weissman and Michael Koenke. both are NYS certified Emergency Medical Technicians with more than ten years of experience with the FDNY Emergency Medical Service. They are also certified by the American Heart Association.