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Now is a Great Time to Support the Queens Library!

Spring is an exciting time of growth and renewal—and a great time to give to the Queens Library Foundation!

The thousands of programs we offer are made possible by the generous support of donors like you.

Your gift today means we can continue to meet the needs of our diverse community.

With your gift, we ...

One Book, One New York: Cast Your Vote!

Imagine all New Yorkers reading and talking about the same book at the same time!

The NYC Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment and New York Magazine have announced the return of One Book, One New York, the exciting city-wide initiative that brings book-loving New Yorkers together to read the same book at the same ...

Celebrate Earth Day at Queens Library!

April 22 is Earth Day, and we're marking the occasion with arts & crafts, celebrations, science workshops, and more.

Plus, you can watch several Earth Day-themed movies on Kanopy, our on-demand video streaming service, all for free with your library card.

Join us for our special programs before ...

Celebrate National Poetry Month At The Library

April is National Poetry Month and we’ve got something planned for the poet in everyone.

We’ve gathered our list of recommendations from our collections, including books by poets and films about poets.

We also invite you to come to our poetry open mics and poetry slams, join in poetry writing events at your ...

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 ...

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 ...

Apr
26
5:30PM

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6:30PM

"King" Solomon Hicks - The Ties Between Blues & Jazz

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

Join us for a musical concert with King Solomon Hicks. Solomon intertwines blues and jazz in his own unique style. His performance is a tribute to Wes Montgomery, B.B. King, Howling Wolf, and a number of other blues artists! An eclectic musician, Solomon also excels at classical, gospel, R&B, funk, and classic rock.


Apr
27
11:30AM

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12:30PM

Computer Class For Adult

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics of how to use a computer, email, Microsoft Word, and PowerPoint. Space is limited. Preregistration is required in person.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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May
3
5:30PM

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6:30PM

Thrive Overview

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

Did you know that a connection to mental health support is free and confidential in NYC 24 hours a day, 7 days a week? Come learn more about this helpful resource available for all New Yorkers.


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May
17
6:15PM

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7:15PM

Soulful Jazz

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

Enjoy a fusion of jazz and soul with the smooth velvety vocals and saxophone stylings of Maverick Gaither who puts a jazz spin on songs like "I’ll Be Around" (The Spinners), "Let’s Stay Together" (Al Green), and "Glow Of Love" (Luther Vandross) and puts a soulful twist on tunes from jazz greats John Coltrane, Herbie Hancock, Grover Washington, Jr. and Louis Armstrong.

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

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May
21
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Join the Friends of the Baisley Park Library Group

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

Do you care about the Baisley Park community? Do you want to make a difference? Join the Friends of the Baisley Park Library and create change in your own backyard.

As a friend, you'll participate in advocacy initiatives to request funding, coordinate fundraising events to raise money, and attend frequent meetings to discuss future plans and activities.