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Jewish American Heritage Month!

Celebrate Jewish American culture with us this May at our festival at Forest Hills Library!

Our special events will include music, singing, and old-time comedy acts straight out of vaudeville, with the most talented performers around town—featuring special guest star Mitzi Manna, international star of the ...

Grand Opening of Temporary Glendale Library!

You’re invited to join us for the grand opening of the temporary Glendale Community Library at Atlas Park Mall on Thursday, May 24!

Our grand opening celebration will take place from 1 to 4 p.m., with the library officially opening to the public at 3 p.m.

We will ...

Support Queens Library with Your 2018 Annual Fund Gift

The last day of school is just a few weeks away—and we’re already hard at work preparing programs, signing kids up for summer reading, and ensuring that we can meet the needs of the 52,000 children and young adults who are expected to visit Queens Library this summer.

The thousands of programs we offer are made ...

Tweet to Your Council Member in Support of Libraries!

Stand with your library on Twitter!

Our city officials are now deciding the amount of funding that New York City’s libraries will receive in the upcoming fiscal year.

Click the links below to find the Twitter handles of your city leaders and the New York City Council Member that represents your community library ...

Drag Queen Story Hour At The Library!

We hope you will join us at several community libraries for Drag Queen Story Hour, a unique storytime for children ages 3-8 that raises awareness of gender diversity, promotes self-acceptance, and builds empathy through an enjoyable literary experience.

Created by Michelle Tea and RADAR Productions in San Francisco, DQSH now ...

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 ...

Mental Health Awareness Month at Queens Library

Mental health challenges impact people across all demographics of society. This May, for Mental Health Awareness Month, we’re bringing you programming to both help you take care of your own mental health and teach you how to help someone else in crisis.

From programs on stress and self-care to information about the ...

May
22
3:30PM

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4:00PM

Lanyard Club

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Teens and tweens make a lanyard keychain or bracelet.

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

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May
23
11:30AM

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12:00PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, songs, finger plays, and a simple arts and crafts activity.

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

Additional Dates


May
24
1:15PM

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1:45PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, songs, finger plays, and free play with educational toys!

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

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May
25
11:30AM

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12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Join us for storytime fun! Stories, songs, finger plays, and free play with educational toys!

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

Additional Dates


May
26
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Saturday Kids Craft

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Join our Saturday creations in arts and crafts at the Children's Room.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Summer Reading Poetry Time with Charles Waters

Location: Richmond Hill
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.


Jun
11
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Mural Art

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Come join us in making a Richmond Hill mural! All ages welcome!


Jun
14
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Fun with Music and Sound!

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Come join us in playing and experimenting with music and sound! Ages 5+


Jun
26
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Libraries Rock! End of School Party!

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Rock out with us at our our end of school party! Join us for crafts, music, and fun! No registration required, all ages welcome!


Jul
3
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Lanyard Club

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Teens and tweens make a lanyard keychain or bracelet.

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

Additional Dates