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This Weekend at Queens Library

Enjoy your weekend at Queens Library with Christmas carols, percussion training, a book signing of “Fighting for the Dream” by Victoria Moy, a Bangladesh Independence Day celebration, and film screenings of “The Santa Clause” and "Dawn of the Planet of the ...

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.  ...

School is out, library is IN!

Free family-friendly fun is available all week long at your Queens Library. Check the program calendar for the full schedule.

 

The Children's Library Discovery Center adjacent to the Central Library in Jamaica is a wonderland every day, with hands-on science and math installations and surprise ...

Learn How to Code and Become a Tech Leader!

Have you ever wanted a career in the growing tech field but don't have the skills you need?

Join us at the Central Library on Monday, January 5 to find out how to apply for a great learning opportunity and a full scholarship!

Coalition for Queens (C4Q) is a local nonprofit dedicated to transforming the world’s ...

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, ...

Dec
26
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Teen Happy Hour

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Hang out with friends and play Xbox or Nintendo Wii and board and card games. All teens and tweens are welcome.


Dec
27
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children and teens age 8 and up learn the basics of chess or improve their game.


Dec
30
2:00PM

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4:30PM

Winter Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Bring your own cards (official and no Japanese versions or stall decks) to compete for the championship. The winner will receive a booster pack or a choice of a limited edition card.

- Pre-registration required. (Grades 5-12 only)
- Sign-up as soon as possible!
- There are 32 spots. Then will be placed on waiting list


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Jan
2
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Teen Happy Hour

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Hang out with friends and play Xbox or Nintendo Wii and board and card games. All teens and tweens are welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
3
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children and teens age 8 and up learn the basics of chess or improve their game.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
5
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Discovery Team Science Fun

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children of middle-school age and younger and their families explore STEM concepts (science, technology, engineering and math) through interactive activities and creative projects.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
8
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Anime Club

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

We will view Anime chosen by teens and the librarians.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
10
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Math Help

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Math tutoring is available for young people 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


Jan
12
6:30PM

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7:45PM

Indie Short Film Screening and a Conversation with the Filmmaker

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Queens resident Robertson Tirado wrote, directed and produced "The Lost Interview of Carlina La Salle.” The 18-minute fictional docudrama, which debuted at the New Filmmakers New York Film Festival in October, explores the life of a prominent German-born actress who comes to New York in the early 20th century to act in the "talkies." Tirado will discuss the making of the film and his inspiration as a filmmaker. A question-and-answer session will follow the screening.


Jan
14
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Looney Tunes and Classical Music

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

What do Looney Tunes and Bugs Bunny have in common with the Metropolitan Opera and Franz Liszt? Find out at this fun program of Looney Tunes cartoons and classical music videos.


Jan
20
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Holiday Jeopardy

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join us for Holiday Jeopardy Games on the big screen with buzzers and bells!
Questions will cover educational and popular trivia.