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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 ...

Listen to Our Volunteer Voices!

It’s National Volunteer Week 2017, and we want to celebrate the important role of volunteers at Queens Library!

All this week, to say Thank You to our volunteers, we will share their voices and let them tell you what their service to the Library means to them and their communities.

Check our special blog post ...

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 ...

See Shakespeare Performed at Queens Library!

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

Our next Shakespeare in Queens performance will be Coriolanus on Monday, May 1 at 5:30 p.m. at Briarwood ...

Comment on Our FY2018 Budget

Queens Library is preparing its operating budget for Fiscal Year 2018, and we'd like you to share your thoughts. Your comments online and by mail are welcome through Saturday, May 20.

Please visit our budget feedback webpage to read our Budget Priorities for Fiscal Year 2018 and fill out our ...

Our New Music For April!

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 CeCe Winans, Ed Sheeran, Big Sean, LeAnn Rimes, Pitbull, Kehlani, Little Big Town, and Nathan ...

Battle of the Bands 2017

The Battle of the Bands is back and better than ever, and we're looking for performers!

For the third year running, New York bands will have the opportunity to bring the house down at the 2,100-seat Colden Auditorium at Queens College’s Kupferberg Center for the Arts on Thursday, July 27.

Queens ...

Free UPK at Ravenswood

If you didn't get a chance to sign up before, Round 2 of applications for Queens Library’s Universal Pre-K at Ravenswood is now open!

Queens Library’s UPK program now offers free after-school care, available until 6 p.m., in addition to an outstanding pre-K education; free ...

Celebrate Immigrant Heritage!

This April, Queens Library is celebrating the heritage and legacy of immigrants in America!

Join us for craft workshops, concerts, dance, and theater from around the globe.

Learn about the evolution of Bollywood with the Payalia Dance Company; explore culture and tradition with Pablo Mayor’s Folklore Urbano El ...

Job Skills Training

Need job training? Looking to get certified?

Thanks to Queens Library’s Job & Business Academy, Bank of America, and NYC Council Member Donovan Richards, you can receive industry-specific job training and certifications in high-growth industries. Take OSHA-certified construction trade classes, receive ...

Apr
29
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Math Help

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Math tutoring is available for students in grades 4-8. Bring your math homework and textbook.


Apr
29
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Day of Children/Day of Books

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Enjoy Storytime, songs, rhymes and related crafts
兒 童 節 /圖 書 日
四月二十九日早上十一點 (11am 4/29/17)來法拉盛圖書館慶祝~
兒 童 節 /圖 書 日
享受講故事時間,唱歌,韻律和相關的手工
該計劃由圖書館之友資助


Apr
29
11:15AM

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11:45AM

Family Storytime

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Rise and shine and head to the library for 30 minutes of stories and songs for children of all ages and their caregivers.


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Apr
29
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children and teens, ages 8 and up, learn and improve their knowledge of Chess.


May
3
11:00AM

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11:30AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children, ages birth - 18 months, enjoy simple stories, nursery rhymes, fingerplays, and songs.

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

Additional Dates


May
3
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Make Your Own Bead Loom and Bracelet with Bowne House Museum

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 will learn the same method that our local Native Americans, the Lenape, used to string shells called Wampum together to form belts. This workshop will involve a short discussion about the early interactions between the Lenape and the Europeans and how our local landscape was used for subsistence farming and large-scale agricultural farms.


May
4
10:30AM

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11:15AM

Toddler Time

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children, ages 2 - 3, and their caregivers join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and fingerplays.

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

Additional Dates


May
6
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Math Help

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Math tutoring is available for students in grades 4-8. Bring your math homework and textbook.

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

Additional Dates


May
6
11:15AM

--to--

11:45AM

Family Storytime

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Rise and shine and head to the library for 30 minutes of stories and songs for children of all ages and their caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


May
6
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children and teens, ages 8 and up, learn and improve their knowledge of Chess.

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

Additional Dates


May
10
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Make Your Own Flushing Timeline with Bowne House

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children will discuss what they would have seen our their windows on various dates since Flushing’s founding in 1645 and will look at visuals from the different time periods provided by Bowne House. They will then construct their own timeline of what Flushing has looked like over time using paper, crayons, copied images, and their own drawings.


May
11
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Comics, Manga, and More!

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Our club gives kids aged 8-12 the opportunity to discuss their favorite comics and graphic novels.


May
18
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Fresh Ink Writing Club

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children ages 8 to 12 will practice their writing skills with a different writing activity each month.


May
25
4:30PM

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6:00PM

Maker's Lab: Making Music

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

In our Maker’s Lab, children ages 8-12 will create, innovate and collaborate on a different project each month using a wide range of materials. In April we will create spring gardens.


May
26
3:00PM

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4:30PM

BookBusters

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

If you love a GREAT fairytale and would love to read about Wizards, Dragons, Monsters and Witches,
join us from 3-4:30 pm for a book discussion of “The Girl Who Drank the Moon” by Kelly Barnhill.
A fun activity will follow the discussion.
Pick up reserved book at Children’s Department.


Jun
7
3:00PM

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4:00PM

A Reptile "Edventure" with Erik Callender

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This fun-filled educational experience gives children age 6 and up a unique opportunity to see and learn about reptiles, amphibians and even some large insects from around the world.