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Now is a Great Time to Support the Queens Library!

Spring is an exciting time of growth and renewal—and a great time to give to the Queens Library Foundation!

The thousands of programs we offer are made possible by the generous support of donors like you.

Your gift today means we can continue to meet the needs of our diverse community.

With your gift, we ...

One Book, One New York: Cast Your Vote!

Imagine all New Yorkers reading and talking about the same book at the same time!

The NYC Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment and New York Magazine have announced the return of One Book, One New York, the exciting city-wide initiative that brings book-loving New Yorkers together to read the same book at the same ...

Celebrate Earth Day at Queens Library!

April 22 is Earth Day, and we're marking the occasion with crafts, celebrations, movies, a time capsule, and more!

Join us for our special programs before and after Earth Day and help us raise awareness about protecting the planet we all call home (and have a lot of fun at the same ...

Celebrate National Poetry Month At The Library

April is National Poetry Month and we’ve got something planned for the poet in everyone.

We’ve gathered our list of recommendations from our collections, including books by poets and films about poets.

We also invite you to come to our poetry open mics and poetry slams, join in poetry writing events at your ...

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 ...

Apr
21
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Vintage Bliss presents Lyrical Ladies

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Vocalists Susanne LoFaso and Vincent Roccaro present a unique musical look at women in song, be they performers or had songs written about them.


Apr
23
5:00PM

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8:00PM

Beginners PowerPoint

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Create awesome presentations and slideshows with PowerPoint 2010. Topics covered will include creating and editing slides, changing the design and colors, inserting pictures and illustrations, and presenting your slide show. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills are required.


Apr
24
8:00AM

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11:00AM

Drop Off Your Food Scraps With the NYC Compost Project

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Help transform organic disposals into a nutritious plant food.

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

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Apr
24
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Chair Yoga with Miriam

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

There's no need to bring a mat to this yoga class. Miriam will teach techniques and exercises that can be practiced while seated in chairs. Space is limited. Preregistration is required. Please wear workout clothing and sneakers.


Apr
26
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Open Lab

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Would you like to brush up on your computer skills? Practice things you already know? Or simply need more time to finish an online application? Come to our Computer Lab!

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

Additional Dates


Apr
26
12:00PM

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1:30PM

Knitting Club

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Share patterns and techniques or just have a friendly chat while working on your projects. Please bring your own supplies.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
26
5:00PM

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8:00PM

Digging for Job Leads

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Are your resume and cover letters ready? How do you search for jobs? What are the most effective ways to find open jobs? In this two-part series, participants will learn traditional and creative ways to find jobs, how to network for job leads, and how to use online tools to find job leads. For further information, please call 718-990-8625.


Apr
30
5:00PM

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8:00PM

Online Job Applications

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Online job applications have become the standard for applying to many jobs and they can be difficult to navigate if you’re not prepared. Participants will learn how to prepare information to make online applications easier; common online application sections; and how to get noticed and how to avoid rejection! For further information, please call 718-990-8625.


Apr
30
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Book Discussion Group: "Where’d you go, Bernadette" By Maria Semple

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Come join us at this book discussion "Where’d you go, Bernadette" by Maria Semple
The plot revolves around an agoraphobic architect and mother named Bernadette Fox, who goes missing prior to a family trip to Antarctica.


May
1
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Basic Computers

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Learn basic skills to use a computer.

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

Additional Dates


May
3
5:00PM

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8:00PM

Interview Preparation

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Preparation and practice make perfect when it comes to job interviews. In this two-part workshop, participants will learn about different types of interviews, how to prepare for an interview, different interview techniques and common questions, how to successfully respond to difficult questions, and how to follow up properly after an interview. For further information, please call 718-990-8625.


May
7
5:00PM

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8:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Preparation and practice make perfect when it comes to job interviews. In this two-part workshop, participants will learn about different types of interviews, how to prepare for an interview, different interview techniques and common questions, how to successfully respond to difficult questions, and how to follow up properly after an interview. For further information, please call 718-990-8625.


May
8
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Tea and Talk with Martha

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Come chat with expert listener Martha and friends. Each month we will talk about a different topic.
Tea will be provided.

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

Additional Dates


May
21
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Book Discussion Group: The Bettencourt Affair by Tom Sancton

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Come join us at this book discussion "The Bettencourt Affair: The world’s richest woman and the scandal that rocked Paris"by Tom Sancton
A juicy chronicle of France's richest scandal.