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Kids Discovery
Insects - Bugs

Explains what insects are and how they differ from other animals, with an overview of the life cycle of a variety of insects, including ...
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Presents an introduction to insects, discussing their life cycles, feeding habits, defense mechanisms, and impact on the environment.
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5
Introduces a variety of unusual facts about the physical characteristics and behavior of insects.
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Classifying insects / Andrew Solway.
Explains what insects are and how they differ from other animals, with an overview of the life cycle of a variety of insects, including ...

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Insects / Barbara Taylor.
Presents an introduction to insects, discussing their life cycles, feeding habits, defense mechanisms, and impact on the environment.

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Incredible insects / John Townsend.
Introduces a variety of unusual facts about the physical characteristics and behavior of insects.

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Apr
26
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Creative Writing Workshop

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Have you ever wanted to write a novel, a comic, or both? Do you find yourself thinking about different characters and the worlds they belong to? Not sure where to start? Join us for our creative writing workshop! Each week, we will cover a different topic in creating your novel, from world building to character development.

Space is limited. For ages 12-19.

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

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Apr
27
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Teen 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! We'll watch new and old favorites, read amazing titles, and discuss what we liked and what we didn't.

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

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Apr
27
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Teen Code Club

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Learn to code at Queens Library! Our code club has no lectures: you’ll learn to make websites, animations, apps, and games by actually making them, step by step. You’ll learn Scratch, HTML/CSS, JavaScript, and Python at your own pace. You can prepare for a tech career and learn skills you can use in the real world right now to make whatever you can dream up.


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Apr
28
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Saturday Science Lab

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Join us on Saturdays at the Children's Library Discovery Center for Saturday Science Lab. This fun and educational program explores a different topic each week. Children and their families can learn and participate. This is a free program. Don't miss out!


Apr
28
12:30PM

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4:00PM

ProjectArt: Children's Library Discovery Center

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Would you like to learn how to create different art projects with a talented artist?
On the following dates we will have ProjectArt at the Children's Library Discovery Center:
January 27.
February 3, 10, 17, & 24th.
March 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31st.
April 7, 14, 21, & 28th.
May 5, 12, 19, & 26th.
June 2 & 9th.
Time: 12:30-1:30pm Ages: 4-7, 1:45-2:45pm Ages: 8-12 & 3:00-4:00pm Ages 8-12

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

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Apr
30
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Toddler Time

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Spring is in the air, and children between 18 months and 3 years of age have spring in their step! So why not join us for the spring session of Toddler Time? Children and their caregivers are invited to enjoy stories, songs, and fun! Registration begins on March 19th so don't miss out!


May
1
3:30PM

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6:30PM

Compass Explorer (Teen Radio Podcast Program)

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

The Teen Podcast Career Training program will help you get familiar with what it takes to hold a career in Broadcast Journalism, Audio Engineering, News Reporting, Radio Disc Jockeying and much more. Come be apart of the QL Teen Radio Podcast and learn how to produce your own podcast!

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

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May
1
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Crafty Tuesdays

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Boys and girls, join us for Crafty Tuesdays! We will do something different every week which gives you an opportunity to be creative. No registration required; supplies may be limited. Children up to age 12 are welcome!

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

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May
1
6:00PM

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7:00PM

paint time on the laptop

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Come explore Paint software! Learn new ways to express yourself and create your own work of art! Children ages 7 to 12 are invited to join us. No registration is required, but space is limited. Don't miss out!

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

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May
2
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Kickoff to Kindergarten

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Parents and other caregivers can help young children 3-4 years old learn the skills they need to be successful in school before they start kindergarten. During eight weekly sessions, library staff and early childhood teachers will teach parents and caregivers how to use games, book-reading, and hands-on activities to help build the most important language and social skills. Materials will be provided to the participants to use at home. Preregistration is required. Space is limited.

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

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May
5
1:00PM

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4:00PM

Teen Free Comic Book Day

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Teens, come celebrate Free Comic Book Day at the Queens Library. Enjoy one free comic book from a variety of titles. There will be various crafts and prizes, including a Cosplay Contest!


May
7
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Timeless Tales

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. If you wish to register, check availability for program date May 7, 2018
Availability: 6 openings

The weather is finally warming up and so that means the spring session of Timeless Tales is returning. Children ages 3-5 years old are invited to hear stories, sing songs, and partake in a variety of fun! Registration begins April 23rd. Space will be limited so don't miss it!

Central LibraryMon, May 14, 201810:30AM - 11:30AM
Central LibraryMon, May 21, 201810:30AM - 11:30AM
Central LibraryMon, Jun 4, 201810:30AM - 11:30AM

May
8
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Origami - Mother's Day Flowers

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 7 and up are invited to join Miss Sue in creating a colorful Mother's Day bouquet in this fun and exciting origami program.


May
11
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Teen 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! We'll watch new and old favorites, read amazing titles, and discuss what we liked and what we didn't.

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

Additional Dates


May
22
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Memorial Day Craft

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Queens Library honors our veterans with a Veterans' Day craft! Children up to age 12 are invited to join us for this free program. No registration required.


Jun
1
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Teen 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! We'll watch new and old favorites, read amazing titles, and discuss what we liked and what we didn't.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
7
11:00AM

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3:00PM

Libraries Rock! Summer Reading Kickoff 2018

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Preregistration: 11:30am in the Children's Library Discovery Center
Sciencetellers: 12pm (Auditorium)
Mr. Chris' Musical Experience: 1:15-2:15pm (2nd Floor Reading Area)
Libraries Rock Art Program! 2-4pm (Multipurpose Room)
Rock the Library with Emily: 2-3pm (Early Childhood Area)


Jun
21
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Sand Art

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Come join us at the Children's Library Discover Center for our Summer Sand Art series. Children ages 6-12 will have the chance to participate in making their own sand art bottle and Jewlery.

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

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Jul
5
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Library Jeopardy

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

The answer is: A fun way for children to show how much they know and even learn a few things while having fun. And the question is...What is Library Jeopardy? Boys and girls ages 8-12 are welcome to join us! No registration is required; however, space is limited. Program begins on July 5th and runs until August 23rd.

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

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Jul
10
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Summer Reading: Origami

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children age 6 and up are invited to join Ms. Sue to learn the ancient art of paper folding known as origami. Each week in this six-week series, children will learn a new origami that they can take home and enjoy.

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

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Jul
13
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Summer Reading: Stop Motion Friday

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6 to 12 are invited to join us in the Children's Library Discover Center for Stop Motion Friday. This program will take place every Friday between July 13 and August 24 from 2PM to 3PM. Children will create their own claymation characters and learn how to produce their own stop motion movie staring their clay creations. No registration is required, but space and materials are limited.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
18
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Summer Reading: Crafty Wednesday

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Summer is such a fun time of year to roll your sleeves up and get crafty! Join us each Wednesday for a new fun-filled activity.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
31
12:00PM

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3:00PM

Harry Potter Birthday Bash

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Teens, your Hogwarts acceptance letter has finally arrived! Come celebrate the boy who lived at the library for our Harry Potter Birthday Bash! We will have an assortment of activities, including make your own Butterbeer and wand crafting! Hogwarts robes are encouraged, but not required.