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Watch Great Films with Kanopy!

Get out your Queens Library card and sign up for Kanopy, the Library's newest on-demand video streaming service, where you can watch more than 30,000 classic movies, indie films, foreign films, and acclaimed documentaries!

You can stream films from hundreds of popular producers such as The Criterion ...

Celebrate the Holidays at Queens Library!

Enjoy the holidays at Queens Library, with our special programs and events for kids, adults, teens, and the whole family, including holiday concerts, arts and crafts, holiday movie screenings, and much more!

Plus, you can view our collections of recommended holiday books and movies, available to borrow from your community ...

Double Your Donation: Give Today!

Nearly 1 million neighbors took advantage of more than 52,000 programs at Queens Library this year alone! Your support means that we can continue to meet our community’s needs in 2018.

A generous donor has provided a matching gift and hopes to inspire you to make a donation to Queens Library.

A gift of $25 means ...

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 ...

Donate A Coat at Queens Library!

This holiday season, Queens Library is participating in the New York Cares Coat Drive!

Queens residents can visit 46 community library locations to donate new and gently used winter coats that will be distributed to men, women, and children in need.

Last year, more than 100,000 coats were collected across ...

Dec
16
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Movie Matinee

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Come catch a movie matinee with us! We'll see everything from recent releases to classics, comedies to film noir, with a spooky flick or two in October!

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

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Dec
18
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.


Dec
20
5:00PM

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5:45PM

Balsoma: Balance Through Rhythm

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Balsoma is a rhythmic approach to self-exploration through movement and music. It also focuses on body-mind connections as a way of tapping into our internal strength. Please wear shoes and clothing that are comfortable for low-impact physical activity and feel free to bring water.

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

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Dec
21
12:30PM

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2:00PM

English Conversation Group

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Practice & improve your English skills during the fall.

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

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Jan
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.

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

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Jan
5
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Kidney Health

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

About half of all adults in the US have one or more chronic health condition and more than 20 million people in the US may have chronic kidney disease, a condition where your kidneys are damaged and cannot filter blood as well as healthy kidneys. Come learn about kidney diseases and some of the conditions that often accompany kidney disease from a nephrologist, Dr. Coritsidis.


Jan
8
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.

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

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Jan
30
10:00AM

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4:00PM

Save Money, E-File Your Taxes for Free

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

If your income is under $66,000, you qualify to receive free online tax return filing assistance. Volunteers from the New York State Tax Department will guide you through tax preparation software available on their website as you learn how to prepare and e-file your federal and state income tax returns at no cost. Volunteers will be available that speak English and Spanish.

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

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Feb
2
2:30PM

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3:45PM

Spain Inspires: Opera, Broadway Musical and Song

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Baritone Ricardo Rosa presents a concert of selections by Gioachino Rossini, W.A. Mozart, George Bizet, Mitch Leigh and Agustin Lara.


Feb
5
5:30PM

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7:00PM

Shakespeare in Queens: "Cymbeline"

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Titan Theatre Company presents a staged reading of Shakespeare's "Cymbeline". A evil stepmother, a wicked stepbrother, and a father, King Cymbeline, who is no help at all are giving the Princess a rough time. Add in a lover who believes her to be unfaithful and Imogen has to take matters into her own hands.


Feb
10
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Creative Writing with "Citizen": Writing about Racism through Emotion and Image

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

In "Citizen: An American Lyric", Claudia Rankine explores the large and small ways racism impacts people of color every day of their lives. In this workshop, led by Nancy Agabian, all are welcome to write about the emotions that come from experiencing and witnessing racism, in and outside of ourselves, on the street, in our workplaces and schools, on TV, and in sports arenas. This program is part of the Big Read in partnership with St. John's University