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Queens Library is for Everyone!

The Everyone Campaign is exactly that: for everyone. Queens Library is a safe space for all, no matter where you come from, who you love, or what you believe.

In today’s political and social climate, many people in the communities we serve feel vulnerable and afraid.

As the hub of every community across the ...

Listen to Our Volunteer Voices!

It’s National Volunteer Week 2017, and we want to celebrate the important role of volunteers at Queens Library!

All this week, to say Thank You to our volunteers, we will share their voices and let them tell you what their service to the Library means to them and their communities.

Check our special blog post ...

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.

Our next Shakespeare in Queens performance will be Coriolanus on Monday, May 1 at 5:30 p.m. at Briarwood ...

Comment on Our FY2018 Budget

Queens Library is preparing its operating budget for Fiscal Year 2018, and we'd like you to share your thoughts. Your comments online and by mail are welcome through Saturday, May 20.

Please visit our budget feedback webpage to read our Budget Priorities for Fiscal Year 2018 and fill out our ...

Our New Music For April!

Looking for new music? Look no further than your local Queens Library!

Every month, our expert staff will bring you the best of what's new in our physical and digital collections.

This month features music from CeCe Winans, Ed Sheeran, Big Sean, LeAnn Rimes, Pitbull, Kehlani, Little Big Town, and Nathan ...

Battle of the Bands 2017

The Battle of the Bands is back and better than ever, and we're looking for performers!

For the third year running, New York bands will have the opportunity to bring the house down at the 2,100-seat Colden Auditorium at Queens College’s Kupferberg Center for the Arts on Thursday, July 27.

Queens ...

Free UPK at Ravenswood

If you didn't get a chance to sign up before, Round 2 of applications for Queens Library’s Universal Pre-K at Ravenswood is now open!

Queens Library’s UPK program now offers free after-school care, available until 6 p.m., in addition to an outstanding pre-K education; free ...

Celebrate Immigrant Heritage!

This April, Queens Library is celebrating the heritage and legacy of immigrants in America!

Join us for craft workshops, concerts, dance, and theater from around the globe.

Learn about the evolution of Bollywood with the Payalia Dance Company; explore culture and tradition with Pablo Mayor’s Folklore Urbano El ...

Job Skills Training

Need job training? Looking to get certified?

Thanks to Queens Library’s Job & Business Academy, Bank of America, and NYC Council Member Donovan Richards, you can receive industry-specific job training and certifications in high-growth industries. Take OSHA-certified construction trade classes, receive ...

Apr
28
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Kid Fit Fun!

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

Come join the STACKS program for some Kid Fit Fun! Take part in all of our awesome fitness workshops like exciting obstacle courses, break dance and Star Wars Light Saber workouts! We bring it all in this class - you get waving, popping, gliding, locking and more. You’ll also get practice dancing freestyle just in case you want to take your moves to a B-boy/B-girl battle.

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May
2
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Nutrition Workshops for Kids

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

Through this series of workshops presented by Community Healthcare Networks, kids will learn how the human body works, how to eat a balanced meal, read and understand food labels, and how to measure healthy portion sizes!

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May
4
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STACKS Presents: Adventures in Architecture

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

Come Join us in the STACKS Program. This series will feature hands-on, minds-on activities grounded in architecture and engineering. Using the design process, participants will complete a different building activity each session.

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May
8
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Bricks 4 Kidz Workshop

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

Come join us in this LEGO Robotics Workshop! The Bricks 4 Kidz LEGO Robotics Workshop is a hands-on session where students build machines, buildings, vehicles and other structures out of LEGO bricks. Children will build the models following step by step guides, while exploring principles of engineering, architecture, physics and more.

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Jun
8
2:00PM

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Animals Build a Better World!

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

Meet and greet frogs, bugs, a chicken, fuzzy creatures and more. Discover how each have an important role in nature to help make the world a better place. Enjoy dancing, singing and a surprise activity at the end of the show.

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Jun
12
4:00PM

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Poetry Time with Charles Waters

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

Charles Waters leads children ages 6-12 in an appreciation of the sound of poetry. Participants will snap their fingers and clap their hands to the rhythm of poems read aloud, and will echo words in a call-and-response pattern.

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

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