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Queens Library 2017 Gala

The Queens Library Foundation’s 2017 Annual Gala will take place on Tuesday, October 17, at the Queens Museum.

Nearly 300 supporters of the Library attended last year’s Gala to pay tribute to our special honorees and the Library’s mission and customers.

This year’s ...

It's #BookTuesday!

Every Tuesday, Queens Library will introduce you to a great book!

Our #BookTuesday pick for October 17 is What Happened by Hillary Rodham Clinton.

"In the past, for reasons I try to explain, I've often felt I had to be careful in public, like I was up on a wire without a net. Now I'm letting ...

Halloween at Queens Library!

Looking for ways to celebrate Halloween in Queens?

Get into the spooky holiday spirit all month long at the Library!

Create your own costume, share your scary stories, watch some classic movies, walk through the Haunted Hallway of Horrors, and so much more! There’s plenty of tricks-or-treats for ...

Immigration Assistance at Queens Library

Queens Library offers several resources for new Americans and prospective citizens.

Join us for citizenship classes and workshops, free legal help and financial counseling from NYCitizenship, and more.

Learn about your rights and the realities of the immigration process, and receive assitance from experienced lawyers and ...

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 ...

Get Help From a Financial Coach

Are financial problems causing you stress?

You can make an appointment to see a financial coach at Queens Library!

A financial coach can help you develop the skills you need to manage money and gain financial stability.

You can get free advice on various topics like reviewing and understanding your credit report, ...

Hispanic Heritage Celebrations!

Hispanic Heritage Month 2017 begins September 15, and we’ll be celebrating with programs and events all month long!

Now through November 2, Queens Library will put the spotlight on the richness of Hispanic heritage and culture. Join us for concerts, dance performances, crafts, cooking classes, movies, and much ...

Free Home Internet Access for Eligible NYC Students!

Do you know a New York City public school student with no home Internet access?

Their family may be eligible to borrow a hotspot from Queens Library and get FREE Internet service at home!

The ConnectED Library Hotspot Loan Program is a free program designed to help NYC ...

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 ...

Run the River with Queens Library!

Once again, Queens Library is partnering with the Randall’s Island Park Alliance for Run the River, a 5K fun run on Randall’s Island, on Saturday, October 28!

Now in its eighth year, you can run to protect the waterways, wetlands, and recreational areas of Randall’s Island ...

Oct
18
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Live-streamed Health Program: Understanding Memory Changes as We Age

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Queens Library live-streamed health program in Mandarin Chinese in partnership with New York Presbyterian present: Understanding Memory Changes as We Age.


Oct
18
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Beginning a Business: Fall Series

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Day 1 How to Start a business
Day 2 Business Plan Writing
Day 3 Marketing Strategies
Day 4 Selling to the government & global market

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Oct
21
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Beginners Computer Programming

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Interested in computer programming? Come and learn the basics with Sun Kim. Registration is required. Must bring your own laptop.

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

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Oct
23
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Monday Movie Screening: "Genius"

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Biopic of literary editor Max Perkins that centers on his relationship with author Thomas Wolfe. As Wolfe becomes consumed with his lengthy novels, Perkins tries to reel in his talent and deliver another best-seller for Scribner Publishing during the 1930s.


Oct
23
6:00PM

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7:45PM

ESL Intermediate

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

ESL Intermediate Level.

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

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Oct
24
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Tai Chi with Jenny Kim

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Instructor Jenny Kim teaches participants a gentle form of martial arts often referred to as "meditation in motion." Space is limited. First come; first served.

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

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Oct
26
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Book Discussion Club

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Come and join us in our monthly book discussion. This month we are going to read "Sisi" by Allison Pataki.


Oct
26
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Livestreamed Art History Series from the Queens Museum

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Topic: Queens Museum Art Program in Chinese: Patty Chang & The Wandering Lake
Description: A Livestreamed Art Program by the Queens Museum, spoken in Chinese (Mandarin), presenting the works of Patty Chang, an artist who emerged from New York’s alternative art scene in the mid-1990s. The program can be viewed at the Hillcrest and East Flushing Libraries. Registration for at home viewers is required by calling Mail a Book 718-464-0084 where you will be given a link to the program.


Oct
30
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Monday Movie screening: "The Theory of Everything"

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

This biopic of celebrated physicist Stephen Hawking explores his early years at Cambridge, where he fell in love with liberal-arts student and future wife Jane shortly before being diagnosed with ALS.


Nov
1
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Healthy Eating

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

With such hurried lifestyles, healthy eating is sometimes the last thing on our minds. Come learn some tips and ideas for healthy eating from a Registered Dietician so you can feel more fit and healthy.


Nov
2
1:30PM

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3:00PM

Make and Taste Indian Aloo-Paratha served with Homemade Yogurt and Tea

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Learn how to make Indian Aloo Paratha .


Nov
6
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Movie Screening: "Where Hope Grows"

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

A washed-up baseball player gets a new lease on life through a serendipitous friendship with a grocery-store worker who has Down syndrome. His new friend's humility and gratitude help him reconnect with what really matters.


Nov
6
6:00PM

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7:45PM

ESL Intermediate Level

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

ESL Intermediate Level.

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

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Nov
8
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Basic Sewing: Let's Make a Potholder

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join Ms. Jasvir Kaur to learn how to make a potholder.


Nov
13
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Movie Screening: "Feed"

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

After losing her twin in a car accident, Olivia navigates a world without her brother.


Nov
30
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Book Discussion Club

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Come and join us in our monthly book discussion. This month we are going to read "Long Way Home" by Saroo Brierley, which inspired the movie "Lion".


Dec
6
10:00AM

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11:00AM

ESOL Conversation Group

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join our ESOL conversation group practice and improve your English language skills by talking, listening and having fun.


Dec
7
3:00PM

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4:30PM

DIY Bracelet and Earrings

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join Ms. Jasvir Kaur to make a bracelet and a set of earrings. A gift to give or to keep for yourself.

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

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