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This Weekend at Queens Library

What can you do at the Library this weekend? Well, you can help us celebrate Lunar New Year, share your memories of Flushing, bring your child's favorite friend to a Stuffed Animal Sleepover, find out how to register for Universal Pre-K, enjoy the Afro-Cuban jazz of Dayramir Gonzalez, get skills for emotional wellness, learn the 10 ...

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.

This exciting series of panel discussions and workshops starts this Saturday and Sunday, ...

African-American History Month: The Power of Music

Whether it’s hip hop, jazz, rhythm and blues, or rock n' roll, music has played a central role in the lives of people of African descent in the Americas.

In honor of African-American History Month, Queens Library’s Culture Connection will host four special events at Central Library in Jamaica ...

Celebrate the Lunar New Year!

Xin Nian Kuai Le! Join us as we celebrate the Lunar New Year at Queens Library!

The Lunar New Year is a centuries-old tradition in China and several other Asian countries, and is a time to honor deities and ancestors, as well as make way for good fortune in the upcoming year.

At Queens Library, you can attend traditional ...

Queens Library's Broken Heart Week

We hope you will join us at Queens Library for our inaugural Broken Heart Week this February!

Broken Heart Week (February 12–18) is a time to celebrate loves won and lost. Sure, February 14 is Valentine’s Day, but at Queens Library, every facet of love and heartbreak will be explored in this week-long ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

See Shakespeare Performed at Queens Library!

The play’s the thing at Queens Library! We're partnering with the award-winning TITAN Theatre Company to bring dramatic staged readings of all Shakespeare’s plays to libraries across Queens.

There will be an interesting twist to the schedule in January and February, when TITAN will present eight of ...

Video Visitation at Queens Library

Video visitation is a free program offered at libraries across the city that connects a live video feed between participating library locations and NYC Department of Corrections facilities, allowing incarcerated New Yorkers to talk, read, and share stories together with their loved ...

Jan
23
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Friends of Baisley Park

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

Join Your Library Friends Group.
What Does a Friends Group Do?
*Create public support for Library
* Sponsor program designed to enhance the cultural life of the community
* Work with library staff on legislative advocacy
* Encourage volunteer assistance
* Provide direct financial assistance by working with library staff to purchase special items not included in the library budget

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

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Jan
24
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Computer Class

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics of how to use a computer, work in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint programs, and email.
All adults are welcome.
Space is limited. Preregistration is required in person.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
27
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Computer Class

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


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Feb
4
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Learn to Dance Soca!

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

Instructor Davin McLeod shares the history and movements of this masquerade dance, the "soul of Calypso" and "the power of movement," that is performed at the annual Caribbean Carnival. You do not need to know how to dance to participate, but you will certainly feel like a dancer when you leave!

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

Additional Dates


Feb
13
5:30PM

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7:30PM

The Holiday, Written and directed by Nancy Meyers. 2006 Rated PG 13

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

Heartwarming, funny and totally charming. In Nancy Meyers' "The Holiday," a romantic comedy from the director of "Something's Gotta Give" and "What Woman Want," two woman trade homes only to find a change of address can change their lives.