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This Weekend at Queens Library

Join us at the Library this weekend for a poetry class for teens with Newtown Literary, tax help, community bingo, citizenship preparation and immigration assistance, a conversation with a certified doula, writing workshops, art classes for kids, the latest installment in our Chinese Author Talk Series, concerts, movies, and so much more! ...

Celebrate Women's History Month!

March is Women’s History Month, and Queens Library is excited to present a range of programs dedicated to the creativity and achievements of women throughout history. Join us for performances, art exhibits, film screenings, children’s crafts, and plenty more!

Also, we're posting pictures of noteworthy books by ...

Queens Library To Take Plastic Bags Out of Circulation

In an effort to protect the environment and better use our financial resources, Queens Library will stop offering plastic shopping bags to our customers at all 65 locations on June 30, 2018.

Plastic bags release toxins into the ground and water, can take hundreds of years to decompose, and in many cases are used ...

Free Tax Help at Queens Library!

It’s that time of year again!

If you need help figuring out and filing your ‪tax return‬, come to Queens Library for free tax-preparation assistance if you're age 60 and older, or earn $66,000 or less a year.

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance is offering free electronic ...

Free UPK at Ravenswood

Queens Library’s Universal Pre-K at Ravenswood, located at 35-32 21st Street in Long Island City, offers an outstanding pre-K education; free nutritious lunches and snacks; warm, friendly, highly qualified staff; the best learning experience for your child; free after-school care until 5:30 p.m.; and all the ...

Job Skills Training

Need job training? Looking to get certified?

Thanks to Queens Library’s Job & Business Academy, Bank of America, and NYC Council Member Donovan Richards, you can receive industry-specific job training and certifications in high-growth industries. Take OSHA-certified construction trade classes, receive ...

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 ...

Public Budget Hearing April 19

Queens Library is preparing its operating budget for Fiscal Year 2019. The public is invited to find out what the Library’s funding priorities are and to provide input to the Library.

The Library’s public budget hearing will take place on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 6 p.m. at Queens Central Library, ...

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 ...




Manga Drawing

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Artist Eric Cheung teaches teens and tweens basic techniques for drawing manga characters.

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

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Screening of "Blissville" and a Conversation with Videomaker Hank Linhart

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Videomaker Hank Linhart has created a study of a remote corner of Queens near Greenpoint, which was formerly known by the remarkable name Blissville. The video explores the character of the town, a residential/industrial neighborhood with a rich mix of ethnicities and many new immigrants. The image of a peaceful town, as the name conjures, gives way to a dynamic and resilient area increasingly threatened by development and gentrification. Q & A will follow the screening.




Magic Workshop

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Jeremy the Magician will amaze you with his magic and teach you how to perform simple tricks.




Talent Show

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Calling all kids, tweens, and teens! Do you have a special talent you'd like to show off? Come to the Woodside Talent Show and let your star shine! Please register at the library if you're interested in performing.