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Format: 2019-07-17

Adam O'Farrill's Stranger Days

Don't miss our new Culture Connection concert on Thursday, May 11 at 6:30 p.m. with critically acclaimed jazz trumpeter and composer Adam O'Farrill!

Adam, a Brooklyn native, will perform music from his new album, "Stranger Days," in the Main Lobby of Central Library in Jamaica.

Learn More about Adam O'Farrill.

See Our Schedule of Upcoming Culture Connection Events.

Health & Wellness at Queens Library

Spring is here, and it’s the perfect time for some self-care!

Learn how to de-stress, discover the mind-body connection of Balsoma, and figure out how to manage long-term conditions like arthritis and diabetes.

No matter your age, there’s something for everyone—programs are available for children, adults, and older adults. 

View All Upcoming Programs

Beginning a Business: Spring Series

Find out everything you need to know about starting a small business!

This four-part series starts at Woodside Library on Tuesday, April 4 and Bellerose Library on Wednesday, April 5, and covers a range of useful topics, including choosing a business structure, certification programs, and social media marketing, among many others.

Learn More about this program series.

Tuesdays, April 4, 11, 18, 25
1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Community Library

Wednesdays, April 5 and 19; May 3 and 10
2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Community Library

Queens Library's Teen Podcast Launch

Join us as we celebrate our Teen Podcast Launch at the Teen Library in Far Rockaway on Thursday, March 30!

Listen to our first podcast, meet with a special guest, and share your thoughts as we enjoy the first of many podcasts for teens, by teens.

Plus, learn more about the Teen Podcast program and express an interest in future workshops!

Reserve Your Free Seat Now

This program is made possible by a grant from the Department of Youth & Community Development.

Newtown Literary Workshops

Queens Library is partnering with Newtown Literary to host great workshops for writers of all ages!

Upcoming sessions include Made to be Broken: How to Break the Rules of Writing for Teens on Saturday, March 11; and Building Blocks: World Building Writing for Kids Grades 3-6 on Saturday,  March 25.

Both these workshops will be held at Jackson Heights Community Library, at 35-51 81 Street.