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Fine Forgiveness for Kids and Teens!

Libraries help kids and teens succeed in school and in life.

That’s why Queens Library, The New York Public Library, and Brooklyn Public Library are pleased to announce a one-time fine amnesty for youth.

For one time only, on Thursday, October 19, we are forgiving ALL fines on ALL kids’ & teens’ ...

Queens Library Celebrates the National Book Awards!

The National Book Awards will be announced on November 15, 2017, and Queens Library is celebrating!

Join the fun by entering our sweepstakes for your chance to win a National Book Award book bundle—one copy of each of the winning titles.

You can also visit Elmhurst Community Library, virtually or in ...

Halloween at Queens Library!

Looking for ways to celebrate Halloween in Queens?

Get into the spooky holiday spirit all month long at the Library!

Create your own costume, share your scary stories, watch some classic movies, walk through the Haunted Hallway of Horrors, and so much more! There’s plenty of tricks-or-treats for ...

Welcome Programs for Kids and Teens!

Whether you’re returning to your library for the first time in a long time, or it’s just another daily visit to your favorite afterschool hangout, all kids and teens are welcome at Queens Library!

To celebrate our younger customers, our libraries are hosting lots of special events for them this fall, including arts and ...

Immigration Assistance at Queens Library

Queens Library offers several resources for new Americans and prospective citizens.

Join us for citizenship classes and workshops, free legal help and financial counseling from NYCitizenship, and more.

Learn about your rights and the realities of the immigration process, and receive assitance from experienced lawyers and ...

Meet the 2017 Summer Poetry Contest Winners!

Thank you to everyone who submitted a poem to Queens Library’s Summer Poetry Contest!

We welcomed hundreds of poets from all over New York State to submit an original poem reflecting the 2017 Summer Reading theme of “Build a Better World."

Join us at our awards ceremony on Saturday, November 4 at 11 ...

Run the River with Queens Library!

Once again, Queens Library is partnering with the Randall’s Island Park Alliance for Run the River, a 5K fun run on Randall’s Island, on Saturday, October 28!

Now in its eighth year, you can run to protect the waterways, wetlands, and recreational areas of Randall’s Island ...

Get Help From a Financial Coach

Are financial problems causing you stress?

You can make an appointment to see a financial coach at Queens Library!

A financial coach can help you develop the skills you need to manage money and gain financial stability.

You can get free advice on various topics like reviewing and understanding your credit report, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Oct
21
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Crochet Circle

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

Have you always wanted to crochet? Dominique will help you learn the basics of crocheting - chain stitch, single and double crochet, and more. This is an ongoing class - so projects and lessons will vary. Bring an H crochet hook and light colored, worsted yarn, if you have some - but it is not necessary as materials will be provided.

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

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Oct
21
12:00PM

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1:30PM

Full Circle Actor/Writers Workshop

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

This fall, take part in a creative writing and performance workshop that will run every two week beginning in September 2017 thru June 2018. Bring your short written or performance pieces (less than 5 minutes) to share! All genres welcome.

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

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Oct
24
11:30AM

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12:45PM

Computer Classes for Beginners

Location: Astoria
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 openings

This is a beginner's computer class for adults. Come in for a one-on-one computer session. Learn the basics of computer, mouse and keyboard, how to navigate the internet, sign up for an email account and how to work with Microsoft Word documents.

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

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Nov
4
12:00PM

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1:30PM

Short Play Festival

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

The Woodside Players of Queens bring to center stage their first short play festival! The festival features works of ten up and coming writers hailing from our five boroughs!


Dec
15
3:30PM

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5:30PM

NYCitizenship Information Session

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

Come to an information session with a NYCitizenship attorney to find out how to apply for U.S. citizenship, and learn about the benefits of becoming a citizen and receiving financial counseling.