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It's #BookTuesday!

Every Tuesday, Queens Library will introduce you to a great book!

Our #BookTuesday pick for June 28 is All Summer Long by Dorothea Benton Frank.

This latest book from the New York Times-bestselling author follows one charming New York couple—prominent interior designer Olivia Ritchie and her husband ...

From Dennis M. Walcott

It seems like the news is filled with more and more stories about automated customer service. Virtual assistants, apps that answer your questions, chatbots that designers swear act and sound like humans—there’s a large premium being put on building artificial intelligence that can answer questions, and mimic the experience of ...

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 June 29 through September 2 at twenty-four Queens Library locations.*

Enrollment is not required. Meals ...

Celebrate LGBTQ Pride With These Great Books!

June is LGBT Pride Month, and we asked our staff to suggest titles old and new that focus on and are inspired by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer stories and themes.

We hope you will check out these great books and join us in Celebrating Pride!

Thanks again to our staff members (including Hillcrest's ...

Upcoming NYCitizenship Information Sessions

Queens Library has partnered with the NYC Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs to bring you NYCitizenship, a program to assist New Yorkers along the path to citizenship.

Attend our upcoming information sessions with the NYCitizenship attorney to find out how to apply for citizenship easily, the benefits of ...

Battle of the Bands 2016: The Contestants So Far

If you haven’t already met them, we’d like to introduce you to some of our Battle of the Bands contestants.

Chiv Culture, the Roslyn School of Rock House Band, and Psychonaut Underground will be bringing down the house on July 14 at Colden Auditorium, so now’s ...

Free Movies, Music, E-Books, and More!

Enjoy digital media at home, at work, or on-the-go!

Queens Library is a one-stop shop for tech lovers. Our digital media collection includes thousands of free eBooks, audiobooks, eMagazines, music, movies, and videos.

You can download all of these items to a personal computer, smartphone, pocket PC, PDA, portable media ...

Get in the Game: Summer Reading 2016!

Get in the game this summer and slam-dunk some reading goals. The annual Summer Reading Program at Queens Library is back and better than ever!

You can visit any community library to get your summer reading booklist or log, and sign up online at summerreading.queenslibrary.org to download materials and create an ...

Summer Poetry Contest!

Calling all poets! Send us your haikus, limericks, sonnets, and more for Queens Library’s Summer Poetry Contest 2016!

We welcome poets from all over New York State to submit one original poem that reflects our 2016 Summer Reading theme of “Get in the Game.”

Entries will be grouped by ...

Jul
2
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.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
2
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children and teens age 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


Jul
14
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Get in the Game: Camping Fun for Tweens

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children entering 4th through 6th grade are invited for some "campfire" fun at Flushing. Join us for scary stories, songs, and other summer fun.


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Jul
21
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Get in the Game: Water Olympics for Tweens

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children entering grades 4 through 6 are invited to explore the amazing properties of water through books and hands-on activities.


Jul
28
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Get in the Game: Summer Maker Lab for Tweens

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

We’ll provide you the materials and books for inspiration, you provide the ideas! Tweens entering grades 4 through 6 are invited to make their own game with friends using various arts supplies and other materials


Aug
1
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Story Plays

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Readers' Theater encourages reading, boosts listening and speaking skills, and transforms reluctant readers into book lovers. Tweens ages 8-12 will learn about theater and prepare for a special performance of classic tales to be presented to our Summer Read-to-Me Club on Monday August 8. One-time attendees for games are welcome but you must commit to at least three sessions to perform on August 8.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
11
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Get in the Game: Play-Your-Own Olympics for Tweens

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Tweens entering 4th through 6th grade are invited to test their skills and play games with their friend inspired by the Rio 2016 Olympics.


Aug
15
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Presley and Melody Concert

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Come party with Presley and Melody in their interactive musical. This lively musical production is for children in Pre-K, and celebrates the end of the Summer Reading Club.


Aug
17
3:00PM

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4:00PM

End of Summer Reading Party - Flushing - 6-12

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children aged 6-12 are invited to join us to celebrate another summer of reading fun at Flushing.