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This Weekend at Queens Library

What can you do at the Library this weekend?

Well, you can enjoy the Afro-Venezuelan jazz of Alí Bello & The Sweet Wire Band, plus visit our other Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrations, take a SHSAT Practice Exam, borrow a Library HotSpot, play a Pathfinder pen-and-paper RPG, learn the Turkish art of ebru, join creative ...

Citizenship Assistance at Queens Library

There's no better time than now to learn about the citizenship resources at your nearest participating library.

You can come to civic knowledge classes, Know Your Rights workshops about the DACA program, free legal consultations, and naturalization workshops to aid you in the immigration process.

Stay informed and ...

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 ...

It's a Great Day for Older Adults!

Queens Library's Older Adult Services Program is proud to present our third annual Older Adults Day, which will feature FREE health screenings, live entertainment, and information on healthcare, benefits, and other important topics specifically for adults age 50 and older.

In addition to special seminars and activities, ...

Free Job Readiness Training

Queens Library's Job & Business Academy and the Consortium for Worker Education have partnered to provide a free Job Readiness and Computer Training program for the unemployed or underemployed.

This 9-week training program is a comprehensive series of workshops that offers entry to ...

Free English Classes!

Are you a new American who wants to learn English or improve your English language skills?

You can learn English at Queens Library for FREE!

Join a supportive community of students and teaching professionals at our community libraries. Classes are available for Beginners and at Intermediate and Advanced ...

Back-to-School Events!

It’s that time of year again!

You and your kids can get ready for the new school year and ease the transition back to school by checking out one of Queens Library’s fun programs!

Make crafts, watch a movie, or learn about all the resources available at your library. For more information about each event, you ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Sep
25
2:00PM

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6:00PM

Library Card Drive at Baisley Park

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

Visit the Baisley Park Library for our Back to School Library Card Drive. Children may replace a card, free of charge, if they need a new card. In addition, children 18 and under, may receive a one time waive voucher for up to $5.00 towards their fines, on any given Library Card Drive day (September 25th, 26th, and 27th). Children must have fines in order to qualify. Families and children must physically visit the library to receive the voucher.

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

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Sep
25
3:00PM

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5:30PM

STACKS Afterschool at Baisley

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

Baisley Park Library offers a free afterschool program. Children's in grades K-6 will have a STACKS leader help them with homework assignments, and participate in after-school enrichment workshops.

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

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Sep
26
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Nutrition Workshop for Kids

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

School age kids will explore nutrition and its effect on the human body, and how to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

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

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Sep
27
10:30AM

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11:15AM

Toddler Learning Center at Baisley Park

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

In this interactive workshop (ages 18-36 months), parents and caregivers will learn about nutrition, speech development, early literacy, and parenting skills. Registration is required. Call to register! 718-529-1590

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

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Oct
2
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Back to School: Double Read Down Your Fines

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

Come to the library during the whole month of October for Double Read Down Your Fines! Patrons 21 years and under, can earn double the amount of library bucks. During Double Read down Your Fines, patrons can earn up to $4.00 an hour towards their fines! Patrons must have fines to qualify.

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

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Oct
5
4:00PM

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5:15PM

Let's Make Hispanic Instruments

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

Join us at the library to honor National Hispanic Heritage Month! We will create Hispanic instruments and enjoy Latin tunes!


Oct
10
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Pattern Pumpkins

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

Come to the library and create your own pattern pumpkin! We will use drawing techniques to create a pumpkin masterpiece.


Oct
16
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Latin American Drumming

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

The Drummer will explore the rhythm of Latin America and how these beats have shaped and been shaped by other cultures. This interactive program can shows how music is a universal language


Oct
17
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Drama for Literacy

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

Interactive session that fosters literacy through the use of dramatic activities and exercises.


Oct
19
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Yo-Yomania!

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

Watch our yo-yo master Justin wow with his yo-yo and circus expertise!


Oct
25
4:00PM

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5:15PM

Scooby Doo Marathon and Frankenstein Pudding Cups!

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

Come to the library and help Scooby Doo solve the mystery! We will watch a marathon of Scooby Doo episodes and make Frankenstein Pudding Cups! Ages 3-12. Younger children will need to be accompanied by a grown-up.


Oct
26
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Halloween Slime

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

Come to the library and create your own ooey gooey Halloween slime!


Nov
8
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Abracadabra

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

Children's magician Evan Paquette performs his magic show and even shares a few tricks of the trade with a mini lesson.


Nov
16
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Found Object Puppet Making

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

Join us in this hands-on workshop where you will learn how just about anything can be animated and brought to life as a puppet.


Nov
20
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Harvest Moon: A Collection of Native American Tales

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

Our storytelling sisters share some of their favorite stories about colors, animals, spirits and family in this collection of Native American tales.