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This Weekend at Queens Library

Join us this weekend and enjoy a wonderful concert with Noni Rene, celebrate Persian New Year, meet up-and-coming actress Angela Wildflower, get help with your taxes, take a ShapeUp NYC class, bring your children in for help with their homework, practice your English, watch a comic book blockbuster, and much more! We hope to see you ...

Vote for Your Library Projects!

It’s participatory budgeting voting season!

Each fiscal year, the New York City Council provides residents of participating Council Districts with the opportunity to directly decide how to spend at least $1 million of their districts’ capital funds.

You can use your vote to help secure more ...

Sunday Mobile Library Service at Hunters Point!

We're pleased to announce that mobile library service is returning to Hunters Point!

Our mobile library will come to Center Boulevard near Gantry State Park on Sundays starting April 9 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The vehicle will provide free Wi-Fi, books, DVDs, pickups requested online, library card ...

Adult Learner Program: Pre-Register Now!

It’s time to spring into a new adventure! Why not complete your High School Equivalency or brush up on your reading and writing skills?

Queens Library's Adult Learner Program provides lifelong learning opportunities to address the needs of the diverse and changing populations of Queens through FREE quality educational ...

Our New Music For March!

Looking for new music? Look no further than your local Queens Library!

Every month, our expert staff will bring you the best of what's new in our physical and digital collections.

This month features The Hamilton Mixtape, plus music from Miranda Lambert, Lupe Fiasco, Reba McEntire, Tony Bennett, J. Cole, The ...

Public Budget Hearing April 20

Queens Library is preparing its operating budget for Fiscal Year 2018. 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 20, 2017 at 6 p.m. at Queens Central Library, ...

Take the Create NYC Survey!

New York City’s Department of Cultural Affairs is asking New Yorkers from all walks of life to help shape the future of arts and culture in NYC as part of the city’s first-ever comprehensive cultural plan, CreateNYC: A Cultural Plan for All New Yorkers.

CreateNYC is incorporating robust public input ...

Invest in All New Yorkers: Invest in Seven-Day Service

Advocacy season for New York City’s libraries got locally underway Wednesday, March 8, as Queens Library President and CEO Dennis Walcott testified alongside the leaders of the New York Public Library and the Brooklyn Public Library at the preliminary budget hearing for the NYC Council's Committee on Cultural Affairs, Libraries, ...

A New App & Website for Queens Memory!

We’re proud to announce the release of the new Queens Memory upload tool application, which lets anyone submit images and audio recordings from their mobile device directly to Queens Library staff for inclusion in our digital archives.

Approved photos and audio documenting Queens history will join the library’s ...

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 ...

Mar
28
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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Apr
13
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Computer Class for Beginners

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

Learn how to use a computer; search the Queens Library Catalog and the Web; create and use an Email account and become familiar with Microsoft Word 2010. For Adults. Preregistration is required. Maximum of 4 people. Class runs for one hour.

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

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Apr
15
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Newspaper Blackout Poetry

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

With a black marker and a page from the newspaper participants will create a poem by blacking out the words they don’t want. The innovative poems created are also striking visual art. Inspired by Austin Kleon’s book, “Newspaper Blackout.” newspaperblackout.com; austinkleon.com


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Apr
27
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.