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Remembering Emmett Till this Friday at Langston Hughes Community Library

Friday, August 28 is the 60th anniversary of the murder of Emmett Till, a pivotal event that sparked the Civil Rights Movement.

Public libraries across the city will pay tribute to him by screening the 2005 documentary "The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till." We will show the film at Langston Hughes Community Library, ...

This Weekend at Queens Library

It's the last weekend of the summer at Queens Library! We invite you to take an equivalency exam assessment test, attend a literacy workshop with your kids, learn about the college admission process (in Chinese), watch action-packed movies and enjoy some great musical performances, including classical music and Taiwanese campus folk ...

Advance Screening of Horror Movie "In the Dark”

Award-winning filmmaker and screenwriter David Spaltro, whose other credits include “The Cat’s Cradle” (2014), “Things I Don’t Understand” (2012) and “…Around” (2008), will present an advance screening of his new horror movie, “In the Dark,” on Wednesday, September 9 at ...

Peninsula Grand Re-Opening

It will be a fun and informative celebration for the community, local community organizations, Friends of the Library and library staff.

Come and join the grand re-opening celebration from Sept. 8 - 12.

Click here to download the brochure.

Register for Free UPK at Ravenswood

Registration for Fall 2015 is Now Open for Children Born in 2011 at Ravenswood UPK, located at 35-42 21st Street, Long Island City, 11106.

Queens Library Universal Pre-K offers an excellent curriculum based on HighScope and includes many other benefits: nutritious meals and snacks for the kids, engaging activities for ...

Nominate Your Librarian Today!

Librarians touch the lives of the people they serve every day. Has a librarian made a difference in your life? Have they inspired you, helped you achieve a personal or professional goal, been an invaluable community asset?

Now is the chance to tell your story—and pay tribute to everything they do!

The #I Love My ...

Register for the STACKS Afterschool Program

Developed by Queens Library, STACKS is a free after-school program for children ages 6-14.

STACKS was created to enhance your child’s learning experiences through structured and unstructured age-appropriate activities in a safe and welcoming environment that helps school-aged children build their ...

An Alternate Path to the High School Diploma with the National External Diploma Program

  • Earn a traditional high school diploma from Long Beach High School
  • Flexible and confidential
  • Complete program in 6 to 12 months
  • Aligned with the college and career readiness standards
  • Work through online activities and with an advisor to complete your program
  • Work at home, ...

Aug
28
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Summer Reading Party

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Join us to celebrate Summer Reading at a party for children in grade K and up.


Aug
28
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Reading Buddies

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

This summer on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons children entering grades 1-3 can practice reading with a teen volunteer.


Aug
31
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Summer Meals 2015

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

The Summer Meals Program provides children nutritious meals when school is not in session. Queens Library will offer summer meals from June 29th to September 4th from 1 - 2 PM at select community libraries.

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

Additional Dates


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Sep
3
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Zumba for Kids

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Kids exercise to a musical beat.


Sep
9
11:30AM

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12:00PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Woodside
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.

Children ages 3-4 and their caregivers enjoy stories, songs and more.

WoodsideWed, Sep 16, 201511:30AM - 12:00PM
WoodsideWed, Sep 23, 201511:30AM - 12:00PM
WoodsideWed, Sep 30, 201511:30AM - 12:00PM
WoodsideWed, Oct 7, 201511:30AM - 12:00PM
WoodsideWed, Oct 14, 201511:30AM - 12:00PM
WoodsideWed, Oct 21, 201511:30AM - 12:00PM
WoodsideWed, Oct 28, 201511:30AM - 12:00PM
WoodsideWed, Nov 4, 201511:30AM - 12:00PM
WoodsideWed, Nov 18, 201511:30AM - 12:00PM
WoodsideWed, Nov 25, 201511:30AM - 12:00PM
WoodsideWed, Dec 2, 201511:30AM - 12:00PM
WoodsideWed, Dec 9, 201511:30AM - 12:00PM
WoodsideWed, Dec 16, 201511:30AM - 12:00PM

Sep
10
4:00PM

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4:45PM

Kids Club

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 3-6 enjoy various activities together.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
4:00PM

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4:30PM

Ready Readers

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Children in grades K-2 listen to stories and engage in other literacy activities.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
16
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Toddler Time

Location: Woodside
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.

Children ages 1-2 and their caregivers enjoy stories, songs and more.

WoodsideWed, Sep 23, 201510:30AM - 11:00AM
WoodsideWed, Sep 30, 201510:30AM - 11:00AM

Sep
18
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Baby and Me

Location: Woodside
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.

Children age 1 and under are invited with their caregivers to listen to stories and enjoy rhymes and music.

WoodsideFri, Sep 25, 201510:30AM - 11:00AM
WoodsideFri, Oct 2, 201510:30AM - 11:00AM
WoodsideFri, Oct 9, 201510:30AM - 11:00AM
WoodsideFri, Oct 16, 201510:30AM - 11:00AM

Sep
18
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Board Games

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Children in grades K-6 are invited to play board games and make new friends.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
18
5:00PM

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5:45PM

Yoga for Kids

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Classes are taught by a certified yoga instructor.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
20
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Scary Halloween Crafts with Shahnaz Begum!

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Please join the talented and creative Bengali-born artist Shahnaz Begum who will provide you with all of the construction material and teach you how to make scary and fun Halloween Crafts that you will be able to take home!
*On a first-come, first-served basis. Materials are limited.