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This Weekend at Queens Library

Join us at the Library this weekend for author events with Sherese Francis, Vijay R. Nathan, and Jackie de Dios, plus the 33rd Annual Langston Hughes Kwanzaa Celebration, holiday concerts, an oral history workshop, writing classes, seasonal arts & crafts, and so much more! We hope to see you ...

The 33rd Annual Langston Hughes Kwanzaa Celebration

Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center proudly invites you to their 33rd Annual Kwanzaa Celebration!

At this all-day event, you can shop at our Kwanzaa Marketplace, where you can buy art, jewelry, clothing, crafts, and food; plus enjoy a full day of craft workshops, LIVE music, dance, and ...

Celebrate the Holidays at Queens Library!

Enjoy the holidays at Queens Library, with our special programs and events for kids, adults, teens, and the whole family, including holiday concerts, arts and crafts, holiday movie screenings, and much more!

Plus, you can view our collections of recommended holiday books and movies, available to borrow from your community ...

Donate A Coat at Queens Library!

This holiday season, Queens Library is participating in the New York Cares Coat Drive!

Queens residents can visit 46 community library locations to donate new and gently used winter coats that will be distributed to men, women, and children in need.

Last year, more than 100,000 coats were collected across ...

Double Your Donation: Give Today!

Nearly 1 million neighbors took advantage of more than 52,000 programs at Queens Library this year alone! Your support means that we can continue to meet our community’s needs in 2018.

A generous donor has provided a matching gift and hopes to inspire you to make a donation to Queens Library.

A gift of $25 means ...

Queens Library is for Everyone!

The Everyone Campaign is exactly that: for everyone. Queens Library is a safe space for all, no matter where you come from, who you love, or what you believe.

In today’s political and social climate, many people in the communities we serve feel vulnerable and afraid.

As the hub of every community across the ...

Teen Podcast Naming Contest!

Do you love podcasts? Are you creative with words? Put your skills to the test by entering the Teen Podcast Naming Contest. The winner will receive a pair of Beats Studio 2.0 Wired Over-Ear Headphones!

We want the new name to relate to the podcast’s themes of hip-hop and urban culture. Make it funny, make it playful, make ...

Shakespeare in Queens: The Final Season

The play’s the thing at Queens Library! We're partnering with the award-winning TITAN Theatre Company to bring dramatic staged readings of Shakespeare’s plays to libraries across Queens.

As TITAN finishes three years of performing each of the 37 plays that Shakespeare wrote, they have saved some of the best for ...

Our New JBA Brochures

Every month, Queens Library’s Job & Business Academy (JBA) provides our customers with the technology training, small business help, and job-search assistance they need to succeed—all for free.

Now, it’s easier than ever to find out which classes are being offered. Just check the listings in our monthly ...

Queens Library Magazine

The new issue of Queens Library Magazine is out now!

Queens Library Magazine combines great library-themed feature stories and two months' worth of information about our free programs, services, and special events, and it's available at your neighborhood library or ...

  • Broadway Holiday Magic!

    Don't miss this evening of holiday favorites, Broadway classics, and original tunes by award-winning composer and lyricist Bobby Cronin ("Mary & Max"), featuring some of Broadway's brightest talent, including Anne Brummel (Elphaba in "Wicked"), Chase Crandell ("Mary & Max"), Javier Ignacio ("Side Show" on Broadway), Alicia Krakauer ("Kiss Me Kate"), and Kyle Scatliffe (most recently in Broadway revivals of "The Color Purple" and "Les Misérables").

    Reserve Your Free Seat Now!

    Monday, December 11
    6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    Queens Central Library