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This Weekend at Queens Library

It's the last weekend of the summer at Queens Library! Join us for adult and kid coloring, family storytime, the ultimate Pokemon club, a healthy Korean cooking class, Chinese folk dance, an ancient board game, an interactive class on how the human brain works, magic and illusion, and games, movies, music, and more! We hope to see you ...

Free Prenatal Classes!

Having a baby is joyful, but can be overwhelming. Luckily, we have free prenatal classes available for expectant mothers.

You can learn about important topics, like bonding with your baby, how to take care of yourself while you’re pregnant, your baby’s development, getting ready for labor and delivery, and ...

Adult Learners Program: Pre-Register Now!

Queens Library's Adult Learners Program provides lifelong learning opportunities to address the needs of the diverse and changing populations of Queens through FREE quality educational programs.

The following programs are offered at our seven Adult Learning Centers (located at Central, ...

The 11th Annual StartUP Business Plan Competition!

Got a great idea for a business?

You can get the tools you need to launch your own business and enter a contest to win $10,000 in seed funding!

Thanks to the generous support of Citi Foundation and YouNoodle, the Queens Economic Development Corporation ...

Live JBA Twitter Chats!

Join us for the next round of Twitter chats from our Job & Business Academy, when experts will answer your career questions live!

Our upcoming topics include:

Job Interviews—How to Talk the Talk: August 31 at 1:30 p.m.

You can use the hashtag #JBAQueens to follow along and join the ...

Upcoming NYCitizenship Information Sessions

Queens Library has partnered with the NYC Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs to bring you NYCitizenship, a program to assist New Yorkers along the path to citizenship.

Attend our upcoming information sessions with the NYCitizenship attorney to find out how to apply for citizenship easily, the benefits of ...

Dreams Start Here: the Queens Library Foundation 2016 Autumn Gala

We cordially invite you to help inspire, educate, and celebrate children at our 2016 Autumn Gala!

The Gala will benefit programs and services for children and adolescents that inspire them to learn, grow, and achieve their dreams.

We will also honor our distinguished guests—the 106th Mayor of the City of New York, ...

Our New Music For August!

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 the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Paul Simon, Musiq Soulchild, Mike Posner, case/lang/veirs, Neil Young, Kevin ...

Free Movies, Music, E-Books, and More!

Enjoy digital media at home, at work, or on-the-go!

Queens Library is a one-stop shop for tech lovers. Our digital media collection includes thousands of free eBooks, audiobooks, eMagazines, music, movies, and videos.

You can download all of these items to a personal computer, smartphone, pocket PC, PDA, portable media ...

Aug
29
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Classic Movie Mondays

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Join us every Monday at 3:00 PM in August for some great classic movies.
8/1 - Sometimes a Great Notion (1971)
8/8 - Breakfast at Tiffany's (1960)
8/15 - Love in the Afternoon (1957)
8/22 - The Heiress (1949)
8/29 - In a Lonely Place (1950)


Aug
30
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Sunnyside Art Club

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Adults meet to draw, paint, and explore art techniques.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
31
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Sunnyside Book Club

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

We will be discussing "Me Before You" by Jojo Moyes.


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Sep
9
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Cancer Prevention: How Can You Reduce Your Risk?

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Even though more people than ever before lead full lives after cancer treatment, it can still be hard to talk about cancer--even with the people you love. Come learn from Dr. PaulAnn D. Green about how cancer screening increases the chances of detecting certain cancers early, when they are most likely to be curable. You will also find out more about factors that may affect your risk for cancer, and some things you can do that may help protect you and your family.


Sep
12
5:30PM

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7:30PM

Fun With Watercolors

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

Artist Karl Lorenzen will teach basic watercolor techniques, and participants will take home a beautiful painting they have created at the end of the session. No experience is necessary. All materials will be provided.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
16
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Ask the Pharmacist

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Bring your prescriptions, vitamins, over-the-counter medicines, herbal supplements and a list of your questions to ask the pharmacist. Learn what medications you are taking and why and get tips on how to remember to take your medicines. Call Tamara at 917 702 4295 or email tmichel@queenslibrary.org to make an appointment to minimize your wait time.


Sep
19
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Open Mic Night

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Come share your talent in poetry, music and comedy. Walk in performers are welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
3
6:00PM

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7:15PM

Tenant Rights in Rent Controlled, Rent Stabilized and Unregulated Apartments

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Central Astoria LDC, which provides housing advice and assistance to the public, presents a workshop on tenant and landlord responsibilities; basic rights of tenants; rent, rent increases and rent surcharges; and complaint forms and procedures.


Oct
20
5:00PM

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6:00PM

A Stroke Can Change Your Life: Learn How You May Lower Your Risk

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Learn how you may lower your risk of having a stroke by treating atrial fibrillation, most commonly known as AFib. When the heart is in AFib, it may not be pumping enough oxygen-rich blood out to the body. Learn more about the possible risks today, and what you can do to reduce those risks.
Presenter: Tara Roche, RN, MS, CNRN, SCRN.


Oct
29
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Meet the Author: Tara Clancy and "The Clancys of Queens"

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Tara Clancy, a Moth GrandSlam winner and celebrated host of the hit show's live events across the country, is a natural storyteller whose hilarious and insightful coming-of age narrative in the "Clancys of Queens: A Memoir" will take you on a journey of her upbringing in working-class neighborhoods of Queens and the 1% lifestyle in the Hamptons.

Books will be available for sale and signing.


Nov
7
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Moving For Life: Dance Exercise for All

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Moving for Life incorporates gentle dance and yoga, accompanied by different types of music to accentuate the body-mind connection.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
8
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Reduce Holiday Stress

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

This program will present easy-to-implement suggestions to help navigate holiday stress and discover opportunities for holiday cheer. When stress becomes DISTRESS it does not take long before our bodies and minds feel the effects. In this hands-on, practical talk, Ingrid Hardin, LMSW, will address stress assessment, management and prevention. Discover the powerful relationship between stress management and self-care, which will help you live a life that promotes ongoing wellness.