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Perception

Describes how to use dice, cards, math, and clues from the audience to perform a variety of magic tricks that demonstrate mind reading.
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Mind tricks
Describes how to use dice, cards, math, and clues from the audience to perform a variety of magic tricks that demonstrate mind reading.

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Jun
26
3:00PM

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5:00PM

#IAmPurposefullyPretty Workshop Series

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 12 openings

Female teens ages 12-19 years old are invited to join the Teen Space for a five-week series on discovering and perfecting your purpose. The wonderful ladies of Purposefully Pretty Inc. will lead the series that is intended to help young inner city women to pinpoint their goals and dreams and define what their true purpose in life is, all while providing them with the community resources and mentors they need to succeed.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
28
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Creative Movement & Art at the Children's Library Discovery Center

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Come and jump for joy at our Creative Movement and Art program. Children and their caregivers will get moving and create their own art project.

Ages 3-5 years old.
Time: 10:30 AM
Multipurpose Room


Jun
28
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.


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Jun
28
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.


Jun
29
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Amazing Readers' Kids Book Club

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 8-12 will discuss R.J. Palacio’s "Wonder" at this session of Amazing Readers. Participation will count toward the “Read Down Your Fines” program.


Jun
29
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
29
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.


Jun
29
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Movie Time for Amazing Readers

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Read the book; check out the movie. The Amazing Readers between ages 7-12 will watch the movie "Wonder" together after discussing the book written by R.J. Palacio.


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.

Additional Dates


Jul
6
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.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
7
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Saturday Science Lab

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Boys and girls to age 12 are invited to join us (almost) every Saturday for a hands-on science experiment. Observe, learn, and...most importantly...DO! Families are welcome too. No registration is required so don't miss out!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
9
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Toddler Time

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

The summer session of Toddler Time is coming so don't miss out. Children 18 months to 3 years along with their caregiver are invited to enjoy stories, songs, finger plays, and more! Registration will begin on June 25th.

Central LibraryMon, Jul 16, 201810:30AM - 11:30AM
Central LibraryMon, Jul 23, 201810:30AM - 11:30AM
Central LibraryMon, Jul 30, 201810:30AM - 11:30AM
Central LibraryMon, Aug 6, 201810:30AM - 11:30AM
Central LibraryMon, Aug 13, 201810:30AM - 11:30AM

Jul
10
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Bob Conrad Magic Show

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Abracadabra, here's something that will reach out and grab your interest! Magician Bob Conrad will entertain you with amazing tricks. This is a free program but get here early before the seats...disappear!


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.

Additional Dates


Jul
11
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Summer Film Fest

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Enjoy a family movie! Every week we will have a different film for everyone to enjoy in our auditorium. No registration is required, but seating will be limited so don't miss out.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
11
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Timeless Tales

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Summer's here, and the time's right...for Timeless Tales! Children ages 3-5 and their caregiver are invited to enjoy stories, songs, and all sorts of fun. Registration begins on June 27th so don't miss out!

Central LibraryWed, Jul 18, 201810:30AM - 11:30AM
Central LibraryWed, Jul 25, 201810:30AM - 11:30AM
Central LibraryWed, Aug 1, 201810:30AM - 11:30AM
Central LibraryWed, Aug 8, 201810:30AM - 11:30AM
Central LibraryWed, Aug 15, 201810:30AM - 11:30AM

Jul
11
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Soundation

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12, come and learn how to create your own music using web-based software. Create your own tracks and even work on them from home if you like! You own email address is not required, but recommended. No registration is required, but space is limited!

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

Additional Dates


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
16
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Spelling Bee for Kids

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

What's all the buzz about? It's the Spelling Bee! Boys and girls in grades 3 through 6 are invited to test their spelling skills and compete in an exciting friendly competition. Space will be limited so please register in person beginning July 2nd. Note: the spelling bee will take place over 4 sessions so do not register unless you are able to attend ALL of them! May the best speller win!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
17
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Discovering Coral Reefs

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Come have fun and learn about coral reefs, a very important part of the oceans. This exciting and informative program is brought to you by the New York Aquarium and is completely free. Space is limited so dive in soon!


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
21
11:00AM

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4:00PM

Queens Library Environmental Fair

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Don't miss the Queens Library Environmental Fair, a small detour from the weekly Saturday science lab. There will be plenty of fun and food (for thought, that is) for children up to age 12. It's certain to be a great environment!


Jul
24
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Vinny Voltage Super Science Show

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Bored this summer? That's shocking to hear! Vinny Voltage is back this summer and has some exciting stuff in store for boys and girls. Space is limited, so don't miss out!


Jul
27
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Amazing Readers' Kids Book Club

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 8-12 will discuss Thomas Rockwell’s "How to Eat Fried Worms" at this session of Amazing Readers. Participation will count toward the Read Down Your Fines program.


Jul
27
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Movie Time for Amazing Readers

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Read the book; check out the movie. The book club members between ages 7-12 will watch the movie "How to Eat Fried Worms" together after discussing the book written by Thomas Rockwell.


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.


Jul
31
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Underwater Watercolors

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

The New York Aquarium returns with another program for children to dive right into: Underwater Watercolors for children up to age 12. Families are welcome too.


Aug
3
4:00PM

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5:15PM

Tie-Dye Shirts

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

Check out this totally groovy activity. Boys and girls ages 8-12 can make your very own tie-dyed T-shirt that you can take home with you. Space and supplies will be limited. Online registration will start on July 20th so don't miss this activity. You must bring your own plain white T-shirt!


Aug
20
5:00PM

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6:30PM

SHSAT Tutoring

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Free SHSAT Tutoring.

Central LibraryMon, Aug 27, 20185:00PM - 6:30PM
Central LibraryMon, Sep 10, 20185:00PM - 6:30PM
Central LibraryMon, Sep 17, 20185:00PM - 6:30PM
Central LibraryMon, Sep 24, 20185:00PM - 6:30PM
Central LibraryMon, Oct 1, 20185:00PM - 6:30PM
Central LibraryMon, Oct 15, 20185:00PM - 6:30PM

Aug
31
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Amazng Readers' Kids Book Club

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 8-12 will discuss Roald Dahl’s "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" at this session of Amazing Readers. Participation will count toward the Read Down Your Fines program.


Aug
31
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Movie Time for Amazing Readers

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Read the book; check out the movie. The book club members between ages 7-12 will watch the movie "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" together after discussing the book written by Roald Dahl.