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Town Hall for Veterans: Learn More About Your VA and GI Bill Benefits

Do you know about all the special educational, health and disability benefits that are available to veterans of all eras, including those returning from Iraq and Afghanistan?

You are invited to our all-day Town Hall at the Central Library on Saturday, August 1, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., where ...

This Weekend at Queens Library

This weekend, take an high school assessment test, learn more about veterans benefits, kick off Lincoln Center Local's live concert series, visit the National Grid Energy Fair, help your kids learn Spanish, see a great movie, and share your Queens memories!

It's all at Queens Library, and we hope to see you ...

2015 Summer Reading Program

Join the action this summer and have a blast at the Summer Reading Program at Queens Library. This summer celebrate real-life and fictional heroes, cool books, popular fantasy and graphic novels to the latest in your favorite series.

Summer Reading 2015 begins Thursday, June 4.

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Thank Your Elected Officials With #YouInvested!

Mayor de Blasio, Speaker Mark-Viverito, Finance Chair Ferreras, Majority Leader Van Bramer, outgoing Libraries Subcommittee Chair Constantinides, incoming Libraries Subcommittee Chair King and the New York City Council have made an historic investment in our city’s libraries.

We're thanking them for their ...

Rockaways Summer of Health

Rockaways Summer of Health is a series of programs and events designed to educate and get the Rockaways fit and healthy. Participate in a variety of classes and workshops for a healthy lifestyle such as stress reduction, nutrition and exercise classes.

Get Fit! Get Healthy!

Visit the web page for more ...

Lincoln Center Local is LIve at Queens Library!

Please join us during Saturdays in August, when Lincoln Center Local will bring free live concerts at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to select Queens Library locations.

These include performances by the Brazilian-American group Nation Beat, the New Orleans band Cha Wa, ...

Alicia Olatuja, Soul and R&B Concert

Alicia Olatuja sings with a strong, lustrous tone, and mixes elements of classical, jazz, gospel, and pop into her fluid vocalism.  She has played alongside giants like Chaka Khan, Christian McBride, and Bebe Winans.

Free tickets are available on Eventbrite

Submit Your eBook to Library Journal's eBook Awards Contest

The Library Journal will honor the best self-published ebooks in the following genres: Romance, Mystery, Science Fiction, Fantasy.  There will be a winner in each genre and each winner will receive $1,000.00 USD from Library Journal.  

Visit our Self Publish page for more information.

Queens Library Magazine

Welcome to our brand-new publication!

Queens Library Magazine combines great library-themed feature stories and information about all our programs and special events, and it's available now at your neighborhood library or ...

Free Summer Meals

Queens Library is partnering with the NYC Department of Education to provide FREE meals for kids and teens all summer long.

Summer meals are open to all children, 18 and younger, from now until September 4 at twenty-one Queens Library locations.

Enrollment is not required. Meals will be provided ...

Aug
3
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

The Summer Meals Program provides children nutritious meals when school is not in session. Queens Library will offer summer meals from June 29th to September 4th from 1 - 2 PM at select community libraries.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Aug
3
3:00PM

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4:45PM

Monday Movie Time for Kids

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Children watch a popular hero-themed movie! All ages are welcome; children under age 5 must be accompanied by an adult.

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

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Aug
4
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Book Buddies

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Children in grades K-5 practice reading aloud with a volunteer reading buddy.

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

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Aug
5
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Library Playdate

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Children ages four and under, accompanied by a parent or caregiver, meet other kids, play with library toys and puzzles, and listen to a story.

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

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Aug
5
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading Club

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-12 celebrate all kinds of heroes with stories, crafts, games, competitions and more! Materials and space are limited; first come, first served.

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

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Aug
7
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Fun Friday

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Kids ages 5-12 can drop by the library to play games, do puzzles and enjoy other fun activities.

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

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Aug
14
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Magic Show with Magical Productions

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

This fun-filled, high energy, laugh-out-loud comedy show will include thrilling illusions and loads of audience participation to end our Summer Reading Club program.


Aug
17
3:00PM

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4:00PM

The Mr. Chris Musical Experience

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Join Mr. Chris in an educational musical experience with hip hop music, movement, storytelling and interactive games!

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

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