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Children’s Library Discovery Center

The Children's Library Discovery Center opened in 2011. It includes hands-on interactive exhibits and learning labs with our very own Discovery Team to enable children ages 3-12 to find information and to inspire interest in books, reading, and learning.

Come and meet our Discovery Team!


Check out our Science Fair Handbook, a simple guide that explains the steps to successfully complete a science fair assignment. It includes explanations for each step, dozens of project ideas, and a list of helpful websites. Good luck with your project. Check out your local library for books on your chosen topic!

Another new tool available for children through the library is the PowerKids Life Science database. This great resource is specifically designed for learners in grades 3 to 6. PowerKids Life Science promotes digital literacy and 21st century learning skills while offering research, report, and homework help.

The library has two great new resources for children. Ideal for school or for year around learning. BookFlix and TrueFlix are two of our databases that help children with literacy. Check them out now!

Click on the pictures below to find out what books we have on the subjects!

Bug Viewer Instruction Game
    Discover Bugs: Bug Viewer             Discover Perception: Instruction Game
Magnetic Spinner Mirror Movement
      Discover Magnets: Magnetic Spinner  Discover Mirrors: Mirror Movement
Sound Puzzle  
Discover Sound: Sound Puzzle  

Exhibits are funded by the National Science Foundation. To learn more about this state-of-the-art project, click here.

Aug
16
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. One-on-one mock interviews let you make and learn from mistakes before they count. In this workshop you will learn how to prepare for an interview, successfully deal with difficult questions and follow up properly after an interview. Interviews will take place at the Job Readiness table. Preregistration is required at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-990-8625. Class Code: JR180


Aug
16
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Summer Graphic Novel and Anime Club

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Like manga? Enjoy graphic novels? Love anime? Then join us for our Anime and Graphic Novel Club! There will be crafts! We'll watch new and old favorites, read amazing titles, and discuss what we liked and what we didn't.

For Teens


Aug
16
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Library Jeopardy

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Please join the trivia and prove your knowledge by answering questions on various topics.


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Aug
16
6:00PM

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8:30PM

Movie Night Wednesday

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Wednesdays in August, we will screen the following movies at 6:00 P.M.

8/2/2017: Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (2016) Rated PG-13 Customer Suggestion
8/9/2017: A United Kingdom (2016) Rated PG-13
8/16/2017: Rouge One: A Star Wars Story (2016) Rated PG-13 Customer Suggestion
8/23/2017: The Shack (2017) Rated PG-13 Customer Suggestion
8/30/2017: Beauty and the Beast (2017) Rated PG Customer Suggestion