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It's #BookTuesday!

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

Our #BookTuesday pick for January 24 is StarTalk: Everything You Ever Need to Know About Space Travel, Sci-Fi, the Human Race, the Universe, and Beyond by Neil deGrasse Tyson.

This New York Times-bestselling illustrated companion to the ...

Join Us for 50 Years of Integration

Queens Library, in partnership with Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, presents "50 Years of Integration" with the generous support of the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Starr Foundation.

The Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 had a profound impact on demographics in Queens, ...

Free UPK at Ravenswood

Start the New Year right by planning for your child’s education!

Queens Library’s Universal Pre-K at Ravenswood will soon be available for children born in 2013.

Queens Library’s free UPK program offers outstanding pre-K education; free nutritious lunches and snacks; warm, friendly, highly qualified ...

Celebrate the Lunar New Year!

Xin Nian Kuai Le! Join us as we celebrate the Lunar New Year at Queens Library!

The Lunar New Year is a centuries-old tradition in China and several other Asian countries, and is a time to honor deities and ancestors, as well as make way for good fortune in the upcoming year.

At Queens Library, you can attend traditional ...

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, ...

Queens Library's Broken Heart Week

We hope you will join us at Queens Library for our inaugural Broken Heart Week this February!

Broken Heart Week (February 12–18) is a time to celebrate loves won and lost. Sure, February 14 is Valentine’s Day, but at Queens Library, every facet of love and heartbreak will be explored in this week-long ...

African-American History Month: The Power of Music

Whether it’s hip hop, jazz, rhythm and blues, or rock n' roll, music has played a central role in the lives of people of African descent in the Americas.

In honor of African-American History Month, Queens Library’s Culture Connection will host four special events at Central Library in Jamaica ...

Shape the Future of Queens Library!

At Queens Library, we are continually working to serve you better.

To do this, we are undertaking a strategic planning process across the borough that will guide the Library for the next five years.

You can be a part of this process. Take our survey and share your thoughts.

To ...

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.

There will be an interesting twist to the schedule in January and February, when TITAN will present eight of ...

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 ...

Jan
25
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Learn Overdrive App and One Click Digital

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

Bring your tablet or smart phone for instruction on how to download and use these enjoyable and useful applications. A Queens Library card is needed.


Jan
26
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Computer Class for Beginners

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

Join us and learn how to use computer, search the Queens Library Catalog and the Web, create and use an Email account and become familiar with Microsoft Word 2010. Preregistration is required. Class runs for one hour with a maximum of 4 people. Adults only.

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

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Jan
31
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Knit and Crochet Group

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

Weekly needle craft group.
Participants select and work on their own projects. Basic knitting or crochet skills are required.

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

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Feb
4
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Special Education Advocacy Services

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

ManyBabies NYC is a family resource nonprofit organization for children with special needs that offers free special education advocacy services to the community. Come learn more about how you can get one to one advocacy support, help understanding the IEP document, and support at your child’s mediation and/or IEP meetings.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
9
5:30PM

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6:30PM

Know Your Rights: A Tenants' Workshop

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

How does the proposed rezoning of Long Island City impact you? Attorney Andrew Lehrer from Catholic Migration Services, part of a coalition of legal services, will explain your rights as tenants and answer questions following the presentation.


Mar
4
3:00PM

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4:45PM

BYO Board Game Mini-Convention

Location: Court Square
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 openings

Bring your own board game to share, make new friends, play a game you’ve never played before, and have a good time at your local library! Library staff will provide the games “Power Grid” and “Carcassonne” for you to try out.