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Queens Library Presents...Susan Choi and Cecily Wong

Join Susan Choi and Cecily Wong, two successful and acclaimed authors, for a fascinating discussion about their unique experiences, their journey to become successful writers and the challenges that they continue to face as Asian-American writers.

This event will be held at one of Long Island ...

Hip Hop Comedy with Ray DeJon and Friends

Join us on Thursday, February 11, for an evening of comedy with Hip Hop comedian, Ray DeJon and friends at Central Library!

Get Your Free Ticket Here

Born in Brooklyn, Ray DeJon's career as one of New York's prominent hosts and speakers in the entertainment industry spans over 18 years. Ray ...

In the Mood For Love? Here Are Some Great Romantic Reads!

Valentine's Day is coming soon, and we asked our staff members to share their favorite tales of romance!

Do you have a love story to share with us? Email us today with your favorite romantic novels, poems, short stories and more—and we just might add them to this diverse ...

Upcoming Concerts to Mark on Your Calendar!

Our Culture Connection program has several upcoming concerts this February and March! Enjoy performances by singer and songwriter Charles Duke, jazz trumpet virtuoso Shareef Clayton, and more!

Click here for dates and free tickets. 

Our New Music For February!

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 physical and digital collections.

This month features music from David Bowie, Babyface, Hank Williams Jr., Tamar Braxton, Tony Bennett & Bill Charlap, G-Eazy, Young ...

Free Universal Pre-K at Ravenswood!

Registration is now open for Universal Pre-K at Ravenswood UPK in Long Island City!

FREE Queens Library Universal Pre-K offers:

  • outstanding pre-K education from 8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • free nutritious lunches and snacks
  • warm, friendly, highly-qualified staff
  • the best learning ...

Get Free Help With Your Taxes!

Do you need help with your ‪tax return‬?

Queens Library, in cooperation with the New York State Tax Department, is offering free tax-preparation assistance at participating libraries from January to April!

If your income was under $62,000 in 2015, you qualify to e-file your taxes at no cost. Volunteers ...

Feb
10
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Computer Basics

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Attend these sessions to learn how to use a computer or brush up on what you already know.

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

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Feb
12
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Parenting Support

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Jamaica Southeast Queens Healthy Start and Families On The Move of NYC, Inc., present a parenting series covering topics that include: building the parent-child relationship, attention and emotions, and exploring the challenges of parenthood. A roundtrip Metrocard will be provided to those who participate. Childcare is not available at this program. For more information or to preregister, call 646-629-2413.

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

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Feb
29
6:30PM

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7:45PM

Book Discussion Group Two Years Eight Months and Twenty Eight Nights by Salman Rushdie

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Come join us to discuss this interesting book "Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights" by Salman Rushdie, a novel which blends history and myth with tremendous philosophical depth.


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Mar
2
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Open Lab

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Do you need more time to finish a letter or fill out an online application? Do you want to create an email account or simply read emails? At our Open Lab sessions you can use a laptop to complete these tasks.

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

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Mar
5
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Introduction to Yoga for Adults

Location: Steinway
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 openings

Certified yoga instructor Sandhya Kaurmar teaches basic yoga techniques and exercises. Preregistration is required. Space is limited

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

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Mar
10
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Cold War Espionage

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Learn about intelligence-gathering activities during the cold war between the United States and the Soviet Union. Topics will be: 3/10-Soviet spies and the Manhattan Project; 3/17-The Venona Project; 3/24-The Cambridge Five.

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

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Mar
28
6:30PM

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8:00PM

Book Discussion Group: "The Three-Year Swim Club" by Julie Checkoway

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Join us for a book discussion group for "The Three-Year Swim Club" by Julie Checkoway. In 1937, a schoolteacher on the island of Maui challenged a group of poverty-stricken sugar plantation kids to swim upstream against the current of their circumstance. The goal? To become Olympians. Come join us to discuss this interesting book.


Apr
20
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Internet Basics

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Learn how the Internet works and how to conduct a productive search.