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Oscars 2017: Books on Screen

The Academy Awards ceremony is almost here! As usual, in 2016 Hollywood got some of its best source material from the world of books.

Here's a list of the novels, autobiographies, plays, and stories that influenced this year’s nominees. How many have you read?

And if you click on the linked film titles, you ...

Nominate Your Library for the NYC Neighborhood Library Awards!

How does your library make your community a better place? Here's your chance to share your story and tell us how your neighborhood library has made a difference in your life!

The Fourth Annual NYC Neighborhood Library Awards are accepting nominations now through March 13. Nominate your ...

Queens Hip Hop Pioneers Launch!

The official launch celebration for Queens Hip Hop Pioneers has been rescheduled for Thursday, February 23!

Curated by Queens Library’s Hip Hop Coordinator, Ralph McDaniels, with images taken by MFidel Photography, the Queens Hip Hop Pioneers exhibit shines a light on the DJs, MCs, artists, and historians that nurtured hip ...

Our New Music For February!

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 Leonard Cohen, The Weeknd, The Rolling Stones, Metallica, John Legend, Melissa Etheridge, Bon Jovi, ...

Celebrate African-American History Month!

We hope you will join us at Queens Library this February for African-American History Month!

We're honoring a special selection of notable African-American writers on the Queens Library blog. Check our special blog post every week in February, starting February 3, as well as our social media channels!

All month ...

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 ...

Free UPK at Ravenswood

Start the New Year right by planning for your child’s education!

Queens Library’s Universal Pre-K at Ravenswood will soon be available for children born in 2013.

Queens Library’s free UPK program offers outstanding pre-K education; free nutritious lunches and snacks; warm, friendly, highly qualified ...

Free Tax Help at Queens Library!

It’s that time of year again!

If you need help figuring out and filing your ‪tax return‬, come to Queens Library for free tax-preparation assistance if you're over 60 or earn less than 64,000 a year.

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance is offering free electronic ...

Join Us for 50 Years of Integration

Queens Library, in partnership with Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, presents "50 Years of Integration" with the generous support of the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Starr Foundation.

Our next event is this series will be Community Organizing Today in Corona/East Elmhurst, on Saturday, February ...

Shape the Future of Queens Library!

At Queens Library, we are continually working to serve you better.

To do this, we are undertaking a strategic planning process across the borough that will guide the Library for the next five years.

You can be a part of this process. Take our survey and share your thoughts.

To ...

Feb
24
1:30PM

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4:00PM

YU-GI-OH! Tournament

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

Gaming fun is here at Flushing!
Bring your own cards (official only and no Japanese or stall decks) to compete for the championship. The winner will receive a booster pack or a choice of a limited edition card.


Feb
24
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Happy Hour

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

All grades 7-12 are invited to join us for Happy Hour this Fall. Hang out with friends this new year and enjoy video gaming with our Nintendo Wii U and X Box 360 as well as out full stock of board and card games.

The New Years Fun is on at Flushing !


Feb
25
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.


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Feb
25
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.


Feb
27
5:30PM

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7:00PM

Shakespeare in Queens: "The War of the Roses"

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Titan Theatre Company presents staged readings of Henry VI parts 1 & 2 and Richard III to continue Shakepeare's history plays as the Lancaster and York factions fight for the English throne.


Mar
3
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Teen Happy Hour

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

All teens are invited to join their friends for fun and games during Happy Hour! Play our Nintendo Wii U, X Box 360 or our mad cool variety of board, card and other games like Jenga!
For grades 7-12. The fun is on at Flushing!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
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.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
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.

Additional Dates


Mar
11
2:00PM

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3:15PM

Kowai II: Electric Karasu-tengu

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join Anime Anthropologist Charles Dunbar as he discusses the humorous and crazy monsters of Japan.


Mar
13
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Shakespeare in Queens: Talking Shakespeare

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Lenny Banovez, artistic director of Titan Theatre Company, will give a behind-the-scenes look at Shakespeare's history plays from "Richard II" to "Richard III," plus the comedy "The Taming of the Shrew," and discuss modern interpretations of these classic plays.


Mar
22
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Teen Jeopardy

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Come join your friends for fun and games.
Jeopardy is one of our most popular activities!
Answer mad cool questions and win a fun prize!


Mar
24
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Happy Hour Chess Tournament

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

All 7-12 graders, tweens and teens, are invited to join us for a spring Chess Tournament on Friday, March 24th at 4pm.

The chess tournament will take place during Happy Hour in the Teen Room.

Prizes include a Book or Manga give.

The Fun is on at Flushing Library !