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This Weekend at Queens Library

Enjoy this weekend at Queens Library with a holiday movie triple feature, songs from around the world, "Guardians of the Galaxy,” Andean folk melodies and carols, a workshop (in Chinese) for job interview help,  a celebration of South Asian culture through the arts and a Kwanzaa concert with Grace ...

J.R.R. Tolkien Fans…the quest continues!

“The Hobbit” may be nearing the end of his epic screen journey. Fear not! Queens Library has many other favorites to recommend. Look for them in downloadable e-books and audiobooks as well as on our bookshelves.

Have you read: 
The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle
Stardust by Neil ...

Introducing WhereInQueens.org

“Where in Queens” helps users connect to social services closest to where they are. It refers users to both public services and those from faith-based and community-based organizations. The site is free to access and use on any internet connected device.

Zendesk originally created the app for use in San Francisco.  ...

Holiday Gift Picks from Our Librarians!

When you’re looking for a great gift book, who else would you ask but a librarian? Here are some holiday suggestions from our dedicated library staff.

And remember — you can buy these books and other holiday gifts at great prices at Queens Library's online store and get FREE shipping if your order is $25 or more! ...

New Music for December

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 collection.

This month features music from Lee Brice, Toni Braxton & Babyface, Johnny Winter, Dietrick Haddon, Chayanne, Twista, José James, and ...

New Library Hours as of Jan. 5, 2015

Beginning January 5, Queens Library will have earlier morning hours and later evening hours at every neighborhood library, to fit your busy schedule.

What's the best time to visit your Queens Library? Look here.


Sunday Concerts at Central: 29th Annual Series

Queens Library invites you to a series of free concerts featuring world music. Events take place on Sundays at 3:00 pm through June 2015 at Queens Central Library. 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica, NY 11432.



Hart & Soul
Sunday, January 4, ...




Winter and Holiday Arts and Crafts

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

Children ages 6-12 will make a snowflake wreath (12/5), create a winter-theme painting (12/12) and decorate Christmas stocking (12/19). Preregistration is required at the Children’s Reference Desk or by calling 718-721-2462.




Toddler Time

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Join us for a 30-minute storytime with books, songs and fingerplays for toddlers ages 2-4 years. A parent or other adult caregiver must also attend. Please arrive on time; the program starts promptly at 10:30AM and latecomers will not be accommodated.

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

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Spelling Bee

Location: Broadway
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 50 openings

Participants will be divided into 3 categories: grades 2 and 3, grades 4 and 5, and grades 6 and 7. The winners in each category will receive a special prize and automatically enter the Spelling Bee Grand Finale at Queens Central Library in April. There are great prizes for the winners and lots of fun for everyone!