This Weekend at Queens Library

Enjoy your weekend at Queens Library with a free Lincoln Center Local performance, features from the Great American Songbook, and cool science experiments! The library is also hosting an informative discussion group in collaboration with the Foundation for Fighting Blindness and a practice Kaplan SHSAT for prospective high school students. 



Lincoln Center Local Presents Dr. Zsa’s Powdered Zydeco Band
Queens Library at Cambria Heights invites you to a free Lincoln Center Local performance by Dr. Zsa's Powdered Zydeco Band, which brings the sounds of Louisiana to the library with a repertoire of Cajun folk, zydeco, the band's own take own take on popular music and more. Learn zydeco and cajun dance moves during a quick lesson at the program's start. It's Mardi Gras all the time when Dr. Zsa plays!

Sat, July 19, 1:00-2:15pm.
Queens Library at Cambria Heights
218-13 Linden Boulevard, Cambria Heights, NY 11411


What Never Changes and What Never Stays the Same: Love Songs and Modern Jazz
Join Jacob Varmus in exploring the Great American Songbook, and reach into the past from a distinctly modern perspective.

Sat. July 19, 2:30-3:45 pm.
Queens Library at Broadway
40-20 Broadway, Long Island City, NY 11103


Mitch Kahn Celebrates the Great American Popular Songbook
Queens Library at Ridgewood invites you to join singer, pianist, arranger, bandleader and veteran entertainer Mitch Kahn in exploring the vast wealth of the American Popular Songbook with great selections by Cole Porter, Henry Mancini, Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen, and more.

Sat. July 19, 2:00-3:15 pm.
Queens Library at Ridgewood
20-12 Madison Street, Ridgewood, NY 11385


Saturday Science Lab
Young scientists are welcome to Queens Library to discover our wild and amazing world under the guidance of the Children's Library Discovery Center's acclaimed Discovery Team! Children in grades 1-6 will execute awesome experiments, learn something new and enjoy educational fun at this wonderful weekly lab.

Sat. July 19, 11:00 am-12:00 pm.
Children's Library Discovery Center
89-11 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica, NY 11432


Foundation for Fighting Blindness
Queens Library at Forest Hills in collaboration with Foundation for Fighting Blindness is offering monthly group meetings to share information and support.

Sat. July 19, 12:00-2:15 pm.
Queens Library at Forest Hills
108-19 71st Ave., New York, NY 11375


SHSAT Practice Exam
Kaplan Test Prep and the Teen Space at Central Library will administer a free practice Specialized High School Aptitude Test so students can get a taste of what the actual exam will entail. Registration through Kaplan is required! Go to Kaptest.com/SHSATPractice, click on the "register" link, enter your home zip code, find the test offered at Central Library and register from there.

Sat. July 19, 10:00 am-2:00 pm.
Queens Library - Central
89-11 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica, NY 11432

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