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It's #BookTuesday!

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

Our pick for #BookTuesday, September 1 is The Girl in the Spider's Web by David Lagercrantz.

Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist return! She is the girl with the ...

Advance Screening of Horror Movie "In the Dark”

Award-winning filmmaker and screenwriter David Spaltro, whose other credits include “The Cat’s Cradle” (2014), “Things I Don’t Understand” (2012) and “…Around” (2008), will present an advance screening of his new horror movie, “In the Dark,” on Wednesday, September 9 at ...

Peninsula Grand Re-Opening

It will be a fun and informative celebration for the community, local community organizations, Friends of the Library and library staff.

Come and join the grand re-opening celebration from Sept. 8 - 12.

Click here to download the brochure.

Register for Free UPK at Ravenswood

Registration for Fall 2015 is Now Open for Children Born in 2011 at Ravenswood UPK, located at 35-42 21st Street, Long Island City, 11106.

Queens Library Universal Pre-K offers an excellent curriculum based on HighScope and includes many other benefits: nutritious meals and snacks for the kids, engaging activities for ...

Nominate Your Librarian Today!

Librarians touch the lives of the people they serve every day. Has a librarian made a difference in your life? Have they inspired you, helped you achieve a personal or professional goal, been an invaluable community asset?

Now is the chance to tell your story—and pay tribute to everything they do!

The #I Love My ...

Register for the STACKS Afterschool Program

Developed by Queens Library, STACKS is a free after-school program for children ages 6-14.

STACKS was created to enhance your child’s learning experiences through structured and unstructured age-appropriate activities in a safe and welcoming environment that helps school-aged children build their ...

An Alternate Path to the High School Diploma with the National External Diploma Program

  • Earn a traditional high school diploma from Long Beach High School
  • Flexible and confidential
  • Complete program in 6 to 12 months
  • Aligned with the college and career readiness standards
  • Work through online activities and with an advisor to complete your program
  • Work at home, ...

Lincoln Center Programs at Queens Library

Discover the magic of the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in your neighborhood! Queens Library has partnered with Lincoln Center to bring FREE events to a library near you.

Lincoln Center Local offers live hour-long programs combining performance with a question-and-answer session in a dynamic, first-hand encounter with ...




Knit and Crochet for a Cause

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

Experienced handcrafters, bring your knitting needles or crochet hooks and make beanies for premature babies! Come between 11:00AM and 5:00PM and stay as long as you can. Yarn will be provided. All completed hats will be donated to Bellevue Hospital.




Skills Identification

Location: Astoria
Registration: Online or by phone
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. If you wish to register, check availability for program date September 21, 2015
Availability: 16 openings

In this competitive job market, it is vitally important to know your job skills and how to market them to potential employers. In this two-part workshop, participants will learn about different types of skills, how to identify their own and how to develop keywords and accomplishment statements. The Employment Counselor will be available for individual assistance after class. For further information, please call 718-990-5102. Class code JR110

AstoriaMon, Sep 28, 20154:00PM - 8:00PM




Tenant Rights in Rent Controlled, Rent Stabilized and Unregulated Apartments

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

Central Astoria LDC, which provides housing advice and assistance to the public, presents a workshop on tenant and landlord responsibilities; basic rights of tenants; rent, rent increases and rent surcharges; and complaint forms and procedures.




10th Annual StartUP! Business Plan Competition

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

The Queens Economic Development Corporation’s 10th Annual Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition begins in September 2015. The competition gives entrepreneurs a chance to strengthen their business knowledge, learn about business trends and gain insights into starting and growing a business while also introducing them to the vast resources available to them at Queens Library. Learn more at these information sessions and watch for more news about classes starting in October.




Family-Type Homes for Medically or Mentally Disabled Adults

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

Representatives of the New York City Human Resources Administration will provide information on small, state-licensed facilities that offer home-like care to adults who are medically or mentally disabled.