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Launch Your Food Business with Jamaica FEASTS!

Calling all aspiring food entrepreneurs: Jamaica FEASTS is back!

This completely FREE incubator program was created to provide resources to those who are looking to start and run their own food-based business.

Learn the fundamentals with our hands-on workshops, receive a one-on-one session with an industry expert, and ...

Enter the Naturalize NY Lottery!

Green card holders: Enter the Naturalize NY lottery today for the chance to have your citizenship application costs waived!

Winners will receive a $725 voucher to cover the cost of applying for citizenship. The deadline to register for the lottery is Friday, July 28.

You ...

Get Free Tickets to Shakespeare in the Park!

Shakespeare in the Park is one of New York City's most beloved summer traditions—and now you can get your tickets at Queens Library!

Free tickets to Shakespeare’s "A Midsummer Night’s Dream," performed by the famed Public Theater, will be available at Queens Central Library (89-11 ...

Join Us on Our Mobile Library Tour!

Queens Library's Mobile Library will be touring the borough throughout the month of July.

Visit the Mobile Library to borrow books, sign up for a library card, and more!

Our stops will include public schools, veterans' health care facilities, and the 3rd Annual Battle of the Bands at Queens College's Colden ...

Queens Library 2017 Gala

The Queens Library Foundation’s 2017 Annual Gala will take place on Tuesday, October 17, at the Queens Museum.

Nearly 300 supporters of the Library attended last year’s Gala to pay tribute to our special honorees and the Library’s mission and customers.

This year’s ...

Join Us at National Night Out 2017!

Queens Library takes great honor in participating in the annual National Night Out Against Crime, which happens this year on Tuesday, August 1.

You can join your local library and your local police precinct for delicious food, wonderful activities, and an opportunity to connect with the police ...

Battle of the Bands Spotlights!

The 3rd Annual Battle of the Bands is less than a week away, and here's where you can learn about our talented contestants.

For today's spotlight, it's last year's third-place finalists, the returning Global Warming! They've played in every Battle of the Bands—is this ...

Get Help From a Financial Coach

Are financial problems causing you stress?

You can make an appointment to see a financial coach at Queens Library!

A financial coach can help you develop the skills you need to manage money and gain financial stability.

You can get free advice on various topics like reviewing and understanding your credit report, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Jul
24
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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Jul
24
4:30PM

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5:15PM

Arts & Crafts

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Kids ages 5-12 are invited to come create fun crafts with us!

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

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Jul
25
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Toddler Play Time

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Kids can drop in for open play and crafts. Come join this great opportunity for socialization and early literacy development. Ages 2-5.

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

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Jul
25
3:30PM

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4:00PM

Draw the Story

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Kids can come draw and discuss the latest books they've read in a fun and engaging way. For ages 6-12.

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

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Jul
25
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Project Runway

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Tweens are invited to come create and design awesome fashion. Ages 9-12, registration required, contact children's librarian.


Jul
26
11:30AM

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12:30PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

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

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

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Jul
27
1:15PM

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2:15PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays 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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Jul
27
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Music and Sound: Google CS First

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Learn how to create your own digital music and sounds! Use the computer to design your own music and create instruments and music videos. No previous computer experience necessary. Age 8+. Registration required, contact children's librarian.

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

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Jul
28
11:30AM

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12:30PM

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.

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Jul
28
2:00PM

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2:15PM

Game Hour

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Come hang out with us and play fun and educational games. Age 5+.

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

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Jul
29
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 in the Children's Room.

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

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Jul
31
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Harry Potter Birthday Party!

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Children of all ages are invited to celebrate Harry Potter's Birthday with fun crafts, games, and more!


Aug
21
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Magic Show with Speedo The Clown and Company

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

This fun-filled event for children will feature balloon-twisting and magic!


Aug
28
6:00PM

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6:45PM

Sleepover Storytime

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Kids can wear their pajamas and bring their stuffed animals to join us for a special evening storytime. Their dolls can even sleep over at the library! For ages 0-5.