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This Weekend at Queens Library

Join us at the Library this weekend! There’s music from around the world, magic and mind reading, writing workshops for adults and teens, family story time, poetry reading, science fun, help with health and citizenship, arts and crafts, movies, and much more!

Queens Library is for everyone, and we hope to see you ...

Queens Library is for Everyone!

The Everyone Campaign is exactly that: for everyone. Queens Library is a safe space for all, no matter where you come from, who you love, or what you believe.

In today’s political and social climate, many people in the communities we serve feel vulnerable and afraid.

As the hub of every community across the ...

Listen to Our Volunteer Voices!

It’s National Volunteer Week 2017, and we want to celebrate the important role of volunteers at Queens Library!

All this week, to say Thank You to our volunteers, we will share their voices and let them tell you what their service to the Library means to them and their communities.

Check our special blog post ...

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 ...

See Shakespeare Performed at Queens Library!

The play’s the thing at Queens Library! We're partnering with the award-winning TITAN Theatre Company to bring dramatic staged readings of all Shakespeare’s plays to libraries across Queens.

Our next Shakespeare in Queens performance will be Coriolanus on Monday, May 1 at 5:30 p.m. at Briarwood ...

Comment on Our FY2018 Budget

Queens Library is preparing its operating budget for Fiscal Year 2018, and we'd like you to share your thoughts. Your comments online and by mail are welcome through Saturday, May 20.

Please visit our budget feedback webpage to read our Budget Priorities for Fiscal Year 2018 and fill out our ...

Our New Music For April!

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 CeCe Winans, Ed Sheeran, Big Sean, LeAnn Rimes, Pitbull, Kehlani, Little Big Town, and Nathan ...

Battle of the Bands 2017

The Battle of the Bands is back and better than ever, and we're looking for performers!

For the third year running, New York bands will have the opportunity to bring the house down at the 2,100-seat Colden Auditorium at Queens College’s Kupferberg Center for the Arts on Thursday, July 27.

Queens ...

Free UPK at Ravenswood

If you didn't get a chance to sign up before, Round 2 of applications for Queens Library’s Universal Pre-K at Ravenswood is now open!

Queens Library’s UPK program now offers free after-school care, available until 6 p.m., in addition to an outstanding pre-K education; free ...

Celebrate Immigrant Heritage!

This April, Queens Library is celebrating the heritage and legacy of immigrants in America!

Join us for craft workshops, concerts, dance, and theater from around the globe.

Learn about the evolution of Bollywood with the Payalia Dance Company; explore culture and tradition with Pablo Mayor’s Folklore Urbano El ...

Apr
29
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Hatha Yoga

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Join us for Hatha Yoga!

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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May
1
12:30PM

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2:00PM

Elementary Korean

Location: Woodside
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 19 openings

Elementary Korean teaches the Korean alphabet using a method that enables non-Korean speakers to read independently in a short time, and encourages learning through repetition of daily expressions, with a cultural component providing insights into Korea and its society. Preregistration is required. Please preregister online or call in English 718-429-4700. First come; first served.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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May
1
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Tai Chi

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Practice together with Mirelle Netelle beginner's Tai Chi for health and well-being: five elements qigong, sequences of Tai Chi forms, and 'push-hands.'

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May
1
3:45PM

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4:45PM

Gentle Yoga

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Practice gentle, restorative yoga with certified instructor Mirelle Netelle.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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May
1
6:30PM

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7:30PM

New York Cares Presents: Computers for Beginners

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics: how to open an email account, navigate the Internet and use Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel programs.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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May
2
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Knitting and Crochet

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Join us for Knitting and Crochet! Basic skills are required. Participants will select their own project and work on it.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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May
4
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Mobile Device Computer Classes

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Bring your Google Android or Apple IOS device and learn how to use it.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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May
4
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Adult Coloring

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Enjoy coloring with us. Materials will be provided or you can bring your own.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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May
4
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Job Readiness & Computer Class Workshop

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Need help fixing up a resume or just learning the basics on computers? If so, come join us weekly for our Job Readiness and Computer Class Workshops!

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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May
5
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Zumba with Susy

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Certified Zumba instructor Susy Bustamante leads a four-session fitness class for adults.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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May
13
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Storytelling Workshop for Bengali Speakers!

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

In this workshop Ms. Dilara Begum will discuss storytelling techniques, tips, and how to tell an interactive story with digital tools. She will teach you how to create characters that relate to your audience, how to create a mood for storytelling, and how to construct a plot with realistic dialogue.


May
17
3:30PM

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5:00PM

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: How to Keep our Family Together! ----In Bengali

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

In this workshop you will learn how to have a healthy relationship, get a job in the U.S. and learn about your rights for legal options and immigration remedies for victims of domestic violence.


May
22
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Laughter at the Library

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Special Services presents comedian Mark Brier, who shares his unique humor, including jokes, anecdotes and impressions, in a fun-filled program.


May
25
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Dealing With Housing Issues From A Legal Standpoint

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Many resources exist that can help seniors manage their expenses at no charge. JASA, Department of Finance and the Queensboro Council for Social Welfare invite senior homeowners and fair housing advocates to this workshop. Learn how to prevent foreclosure rescue scams and how to find legitimate resources for seniors in need.