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Queens Library is Hiring!

If you are ready to work in the World’s Borough, then Queens Library wants you! 

The Queens Library is offering opportunities to work for one of the most dynamic and diverse urban libraries in the world. We are seeking highly engaged, creative, customer service-driven candidates who are eager for an opportunity to ...

Our New Music For July!

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 collection.

This month features music from Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell, Florence + the Machine, Passion Pit, Murs, Tech N9ne, Todd Rundgren, Muse, Ciara and ...

Town Hall for Veterans: Learn More About Your VA and GI Bill Benefits

Do you know about all the special educational, health and disability benefits that are available to veterans of all eras, including those returning from Iraq and Afghanistan?

You are invited to our all-day Town Hall at the Central Library on Saturday, August 1, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., where ...

This Weekend at Queens Library

This weekend, take an high school assessment test, learn more about veterans benefits, kick off Lincoln Center Local's live concert series, visit the National Grid Energy Fair, help your kids learn Spanish, see a great movie, and share your Queens memories!

It's all at Queens Library, and we hope to see you ...

2015 Summer Reading Program

Join the action this summer and have a blast at the Summer Reading Program at Queens Library. This summer celebrate real-life and fictional heroes, cool books, popular fantasy and graphic novels to the latest in your favorite series.

Summer Reading 2015 begins Thursday, June 4.

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Thank Your Elected Officials With #YouInvested!

Mayor de Blasio, Speaker Mark-Viverito, Finance Chair Ferreras, Majority Leader Van Bramer, outgoing Libraries Subcommittee Chair Constantinides, incoming Libraries Subcommittee Chair King and the New York City Council have made an historic investment in our city’s libraries.

We're thanking them for their ...

Rockaways Summer of Health

Rockaways Summer of Health is a series of programs and events designed to educate and get the Rockaways fit and healthy. Participate in a variety of classes and workshops for a healthy lifestyle such as stress reduction, nutrition and exercise classes.

Get Fit! Get Healthy!

Visit the web page for more ...

Lincoln Center Local is LIve at Queens Library!

Please join us during Saturdays in August, when Lincoln Center Local will bring free live concerts at 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. to select Queens Library locations.

These include performances by the Brazilian-American group Nation Beat, the New Orleans band Cha Wa, ...

Alicia Olatuja, Soul and R&B Concert

Alicia Olatuja sings with a strong, lustrous tone, and mixes elements of classical, jazz, gospel, and pop into her fluid vocalism.  She has played alongside giants like Chaka Khan, Christian McBride, and Bebe Winans.

Free tickets are available on Eventbrite

Submit Your eBook to Library Journal's eBook Awards Contest

The Library Journal will honor the best self-published ebooks in the following genres: Romance, Mystery, Science Fiction, Fantasy.  There will be a winner in each genre and each winner will receive $1,000.00 USD from Library Journal.  

Visit our Self Publish page for more information.

Aug
3
12:30PM

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2:00PM

Computer Boot Camp

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Learn how to create and use an email account and use a computer to search the Queens Library catalog and the Internet. You will learn Internet terminology, use of web browsers, the basic structure of a website search and how to search the Internet safety. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop.

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Aug
5
10:15AM

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11:15AM

StayWell

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Seniors meet every Wednesday for exercise, yoga and other health-related programs.

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

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Aug
6
6:30PM

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7:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Sculpt for Adults

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

This cardio-aerobics class led by Jessica Merulla includes exercises to popular music and is designed to get your heart rate up while toning and sculpting your entire body. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Aug
24
6:00PM

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7:45PM

Open Mic

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

If you like to sing, dance, Rap, read poetry, play an instrument or showcase any other talent you may have, come over to the Queens Library at East Elmhurst and be a part of Open Mic night which takes place every 4th Thursday of the month.

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

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Sep
18
7:00PM

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8:00PM

King Solomon Hicks Band of Brothers: From Gospel, Blues and Jazz to R&B and Funk

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Listen to the tale of how the blues got sanctified on a Sunday morning after some gospel, sophisticated on a Monday after some jazz in Harlem and funky after some soulful R&B on the midnight train to Georgia. Hear Bill Withers' "Use Me," James Brown’s "I Feel Good," B.B. King’s "The Thrill Is Gone," Michael Jackson’s "The Way You Make Me Feel" and more.