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This Weekend at Queens Library

Join us this weekend for the Langston Hughes Literary Arts Festival, a Lincoln Center Local screening of a holiday classic, writing workshops, a public speaking class, Friend Speed Dating, an interview with Haitian artist Francois Gracia, Japanese classical dance, our Sunday Concerts @ Central tribute to Motown with singer Roz Brown, and ...

Langston Hughes Literary Arts Festival

Get ready for the 8th Annual Langston Hughes Literary Arts Festival!

This one-day festival, on Saturday, December 3 at Langston Hughes Community Library from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., celebrates writers and the power of writing in our diverse Queens community.

Come along for a day of engaging, informative ...

Lincoln Center Local Presents The Nutcracker!

Lincoln Center has partnered with Queens Library to bring a free holiday treat for the whole family to a library near you!

In this special screening of George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker ®, Tchaikovsky’s beloved melodies transport the young and young at heart to a magical world where mischievous mice besiege a ...

Join Us for The Haitian Art Festival!

Queens Library is proud to present Festival an Koulè (Festival of Colors), a six-week exhibit of artists who represent the rich culture of Haiti in their art.

As part of the festival, join us for a live interview on Saturday, Dec. 3 with Festival an Koulè artist Francois Gracia at 3 ...

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.

Our next Shakespeare in Queens performance will be The Merry Wives of Windsor on Monday, December 5 at ...

Upcoming NYCitizenship Information Sessions

Queens Library has partnered with the NYC Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs to bring you NYCitizenship, a program to assist New Yorkers along the path to citizenship.

Attend our upcoming information sessions with the NYCitizenship attorney to find out how to apply for citizenship easily, the benefits of ...

Computer Science Education Week

It's Computer Science Education Week at Central Library! Learn the basics of computer science and coding from December 5 to 9!

Pick up skills in JavaScript and try out tech gadgets, plus learn about career pathways in the tech industry. 

Preregistration is required for most of these events; ...

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 ...

Your Donation Will Be Matched Dollar for Dollar*

For every $25 you donate, a new book will be added to the collection containing a bookplate with your name (or the name of someone you wish to recognize). $50 will buy two books, and so on.

*Thanks to a generous matching gift from Bloomberg Philanthropies, every Buy-a-Book donation you designate to a library will ...

Donate A Coat at Queens Library!

This holiday season, Queens Library is participating in the New York Cares Coat Drive!

Queens residents can visit 43 community library locations to donate new and gently used winter coats that will be distributed to men, women, and children in need.

Each year, more than 100,000 coats are collected across ...

Dec
6
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.

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Dec
8
5:30PM

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6:30PM

Zika Virus 101

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

The Zika Virus has been all over the news headlines. How does Zika Virus impact New Yorkers? What ways is it spread and how can we protect ourselves? Why be concerned about Zika Virus during the winter? For the answers to these questions and more, join us for this informative health program.


Dec
15
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Open Mic Night

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

Calling all adult and teen neighborhood poets, acoustic musicians, and writers. Prepare a 5 minute performance and we'll supply the mic. Don't have a talent to showcase? Come join the fun as part of the audience. Reserve your time slot by calling Mrs. Barclay at 718- 529-1590


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Feb
4
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Learn to Dance Soca!

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

A masquerade dance at the annual Caribbean Carnival Festival, soca is the "soul of Calypso" and "the power of movement." In other words, it was made to get you moving! Learning soca will prepare you to learn house, African, Latin ballroom, jazz, hip hop, Indian classical and Bollywood, ballet and other dance styles. You do not need to be a dancer to attend, but with your new-found dance knowledge, you will feel like a dancer when you leave!

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

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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.