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It's #BookTuesday!

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

Our #BookTuesday pick for September 19 is Haunted: A Detective Michael Bennett Thriller by James Patterson and James O. Born.

Master of suspense James Patterson is back, with the latest entry in his Michael Bennett series, the bestselling ...

Citizenship Assistance at Queens Library

Sunday, September 17 is Citizenship Day and Constitution Day, so what better time to learn about the citizenship process at your nearest participating library?

You can sign up for civic knowledge classes, free legal consultations, and naturalization workshops to aid you in the immigration process.

Stay informed and know ...

Young Adult Literacy Program: Pre-Register Now!

Are you interested in getting your High School Equivalency, but not sure where to start?

The Young Adult Literacy Program (YALP) is here to help!

This program is open to students ages 16–24, and offers four days of classes per week, as well as one day of service learning and job shadowing to help build your ...

It's a Great Day for Older Adults!

Queens Library's Older Adult Services Program is proud to present our third annual Older Adults Day, which will feature FREE health screenings, live entertainment, and information on healthcare, benefits, and other important topics specifically for adults age 50 and older.

In addition to special seminars and activities, ...

Free Job Readiness Training

Queens Library's Job & Business Academy and the Consortium for Worker Education have partnered to provide a free Job Readiness and Computer Training program for the unemployed or underemployed.

This 9-week training program is a comprehensive series of workshops that offers entry to ...

Free English Classes!

Are you a new American who wants to learn English or improve your English language skills?

You can learn English at Queens Library for FREE!

Join a supportive community of students and teaching professionals at our community libraries. Classes are available for Beginners and at Intermediate and Advanced ...

Back-to-School Events!

It’s that time of year again!

You and your kids can get ready for the new school year and ease the transition back to school by checking out one of Queens Library’s fun programs!

Make crafts, watch a movie, or learn about all the resources available at your library. For more information about each event, you ...

Hispanic Heritage Celebrations!

Hispanic Heritage Month 2017 begins September 15, and we’ll be celebrating with programs and events all month long!

Now through November 2, Queens Library will put the spotlight on the richness of Hispanic heritage and culture. Join us for concerts, dance performances, crafts, cooking classes, movies, and much ...

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 ...

Free Home Internet Access for Eligible NYC Students!

Do you know a New York City public school student with no home Internet access?

Their family may be eligible to borrow a hotspot from Queens Library and get FREE Internet service at home!

The ConnectED Library Hotspot Loan Program is a free program designed to help NYC ...

Sep
21
5:00PM

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5:30PM

ConnectED Library Internet HotSpots Lending Events

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This Library program enables the families of eligible students to “check out” Internet service from the Library—absolutely free. The program is open to patrons who are at least 18 years old and have a child in a New York City public school, have no household Internet access at the time of sign-up and have a valid adult library card with no outstanding fines. To check out a HotSpot visit one of the participating community libraries. Limited number of devices. Conditions apply.

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

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Sep
23
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.

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Sep
23
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.

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

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Sep
26
4:30PM

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5:45PM

Read Aloud & Listen

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children and their caregivers are invited to listen and read along as a librarian reads aloud from a children's classic, and everyone can join the discussion or try out reading aloud to the group.


Oct
4
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.

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Oct
4
3:00PM

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3:45PM

Afternoon Stories

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children ages 4 to 6 are invited to join us for stories and a craft every Wednesday afternoon.

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

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Oct
4
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.

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

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Oct
5
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.

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Oct
5
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Mexican Tin Sun

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a craft and learn about the importance of sun art in the Mexican Culture, then create your own hanging Mexican sun out of metal foil and markers.
For children ages 5-12


Oct
11
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Make It!

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.

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

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Oct
14
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Family Story Time: Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a special story, rhymes, music, and a craft to share with your child.
For families with children 3 years & up.


Oct
17
4:30PM

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6:00PM

Diwali: Celebration of Light

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join us at the library for this special event: celebration of the ancient festival of lights, Diwali. This traditional holiday honors the triumph of light over darkness and is a time of family feasting and gift-giving.
There will be dancing, a telling of the history of Diwali and making related craft!
For children 5 & up.


Oct
18
4:30PM

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5:30PM

No Screens Craft Time

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

No screen allowed during this artistic craft project! Break away from your devices and make something real!


Oct
19
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Techsplorers

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

In addition to its books and encyclopedias, Queens Library also has access to a number of great databases and online educational materials to promote learning. This program explores a range of online learning tools for children in grades 1-6.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
20
4:30PM

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6:00PM

Book Discussion BookBusters: "Holes"

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join us for discussion an exciting story of Stanley Yelnats- a curse that began with his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather and has since followed generations of Yelnats.
Pick up the reserved book “Holes” by L. Sachar at the Children’s Reference Desk.
Participation will count toward the Read Away Your Fines program.

Who: 4-6 grades