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This Weekend at Queens Library

Enjoy your weekend at Queens Library! Attend a free Lincoln Center performance from Villalobos Brothers, experience the history and culture of Colombia with traditional music from Folklore Urbano, enjoy classical chamber music from St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble or come to a workshop to learn about buying your first home or how to write ...

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Hot New Music for September

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 Nickel Creek, Francesca Battistelli, Jencarlos Canela, and more!

Check them out here.

It's Banned Books Week!

It may be surprising to learn that every year, hundreds of attempts to ban books are made in this country. Celebrate your freedom to read whatever book you choose with the American Library Association's top ten frequently challenged books of 2013.
 

1. Captain Underpants (series), by Dav ...

Get the Tools You Need to Launch Your Own Business

Announcing the 9th Annual StartUP Queens Business Plan Competition!

Learn to Succeed and Enter a Contest to Win $10,000 in Seed Funding. Find out how to enter here.

Borrow a Google Nexus Tablet!

Queens Library now has 5,000 Google tablets available for loan from eight locations:

Central Library (Jamaica), Howard Beach, Broad Channel, Arverne, Far Rockaway, Queens Library for Teens in Far Rockaway, Seaside and Peninsula. Borrow one for a month with the option of three renewals for a total of four months. ...

Introducing WhereInQueens.org

“Where in Queens” helps users connect to social services closest to where they are. It refers users to both public services and those from faith-based and community-based organizations. The site is free to access and use on any internet connected device.

Zendesk originally created the app for use in San Francisco.  ...

Calling all Artists - Juried Open Call Exhibition

Crossing Art Gallery is seeking submissions for “The View Over Here,” an international juried exhibition which will be on view from November 14 to December 13, 2014.

A portion of the funds raised at the event will go toward the Queens Library: The International Commons (QLIC), including a percentage of the ...

Sep
22
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Storytime

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Young children listen to stories read from picture books.


Sep
22
11:00AM

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11:30AM

Crafts

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Young children develop listening skills and eye-hand coordination working on simple crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
26
11:15AM

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12:00PM

Toddler Movement

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Young children will enjoy age-appropriate movement activities.

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

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Oct
7
4:00PM

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5:00PM

ProjectArt

Location: Steinway
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

In this 10-session series, children ages 7-11 will work with a teaching artist to learn the basic elements of design in various media, including painting, collage and drawing. Students will be introduced to notable artists of the past and encouraged to explore their own distinctive styles. The course will conclude with a professional show at a contemporary art gallery. Space is limited and preregistration is required.

SteinwayTue, Oct 14, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
SteinwayTue, Oct 21, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
SteinwayTue, Oct 28, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
SteinwayTue, Nov 4, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
SteinwayTue, Nov 18, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
SteinwayTue, Nov 25, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
SteinwayTue, Dec 2, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM
SteinwayTue, Dec 9, 20144:00PM - 5:00PM

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Friends of Library - Chapter. Contact Community Library Manager at or Office of Government and Community Affairs (GCA) at (718) 990-0817 if you are interested in joining.