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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF HOLLIS

May
25
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Knitting Club

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Share patterns and techniques or just have a friendly chat while working on your knitting projects!


May
25
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Shape Up NYC: Chair FITTness for Adults

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

ShapeUp NYC instructor Mekki leads this seated fitness class which emphasizes functionality, strength, and flexibility with options for ranges of motion. Some exercises can be done seated or standing. Space is limited. Bring a bottle of water and wear comfortable clothing. Participation is on first-come, first-served basis.

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May
25
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Computer Classes in Chinese

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Mondays: 3/11 - 6/3 Computer Basics;
Tuesdays 3/12 - 5/28: Microsoft Word for Beginners;
Wednesdays 3/13 - 5/29: How to Use iPad/iPhone & Website Design;
Saturdays 3/2 - 5/18: How to Download eBooks

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May
25
10:00AM

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11:00AM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Sculpt for Adults

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Instructor Farrah leads this fitness class that uses high intensity weight bearing exercises interspersed with cardio to keep your heart rate up and keep you sweating. Wear comfortable clothing, and bring a towel and water bottle. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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May
25
10:00AM

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11:30AM

Adult Coloring Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Bring your own coffee, tea, and biscuits. We will provide the atmosphere, including music and coloring supplies. Coloring is a new adult craze that promises relaxation, fun, and community.

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May
25
10:00AM

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12:30PM

Microsoft Excel for Spanish Speakers

Location: Flushing
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.

Learn how to create a worksheet and perform calculations. Participants should have basic computer skills, such as being able to use the keyboard and mouse and to open and close applications. Participants must attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Flushing Library Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning Saturday, May 4 at 10 AM or by calling 718-661-1280.


May
25
10:00AM

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4:00PM

Self-Serve Craft

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Everything is ready for you in this self-serve craft for ages 6-12.

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May
25
10:00AM

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6:00PM

Ladies From Your Past: A Traveling Exhibit on the Contributions of Outstanding Women

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Please join us and view this amazing traveling exhibit "Ladies from Your Past" on the contributions of outstanding women in today's world. It is on display to educate, inspire, and motivate women, men, and children.

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May
25
10:15AM

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12:30PM

English Intermediate Conversation Class

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Join our English Intermediate Conversation group at Broadway Library! No registration required.


May
25
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Family Story Time

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children and their families are invited to join us for songs, books, and parachute play. A parent or caregiver must be present.

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May
25
10:30AM

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11:45AM

Tai Qi Class

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come join us for Tai Qi class!

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May
25
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Line Dancing with Angie

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Don’t sit on the sidelines! Join us and learn the latest line dances. It’s a lot of fun and definitely great exercise too!

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May
25
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Preschool Fun

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-6 will play with age-appropriate games and make an occasional craft.

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May
25
10:30AM

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11:30AM

ShapeUp NYC: Whole Body Dance Cardio

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

ShapeUp NYC instructor Mellissa leads this fitness class, a mixture of dance, aerobics, and toning all wrapped up into an upbeat environment. Wear comfortable clothing, and bring a towel and water bottle. Space is limited. Participation is on first-come, first-served basis.

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May
25
10:30AM

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11:15AM

Saturday Storytime

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Children (infants to 4-year-olds) and their parents/caregivers are welcome to join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and finger plays.


May
25
11:00AM

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12:30PM

21st Century Tech Skills

Location: South Hollis
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.

Using laptops, smart phones, and tablets, staff will demonstrate and teach you about different websites, tech tools, and social media tips to help with everyday needs.

South HollisSat, Jun 1, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Jun 8, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Jun 15, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Jun 22, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM

May
25
11:00AM

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11:30AM

Saturday Kids' Craft

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Join our Saturday creations in arts and crafts in the Children's Room.

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May
25
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Walk-In Craft

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Come create an awesome craft every Saturday, free of charge! The fun begins at 11am in the Children's Room.

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May
25
11:00AM

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4:00PM

Homework Help: Saturday

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Volunteers provide help with homework questions for children ages 6-12 on a drop-in basis.

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May
25
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Family Movies

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Come join us for exciting and fun family movies, rated G or PG.

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May
25
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Chess Class for All

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

It's never too early (or too late) to learn how to play chess, which is the game of kings! Come learn how to play, enhance your skills, and have fun. Registration is required!

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May
25
11:00AM

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12:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Low-Impact Dance Cardio for Adults

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

ShapeUp NYC instructor Lucette leads this low-impact fitness class that uses fun music and high energy movement to help sculpt and stretch your body. Beginners and higher levels are welcomed. Wear comfortable clothing, and bring a towel and water bottle. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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May
25
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Shape Up NYC: Ultimate Cardio for Adults

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

ShapeUp NYC instructor Gloria leads this total body workout that incorporates techniques such as kicks and punches that move to a rapid pace. This fitness class is designed to promote cardiovascular fitness, strength, muscular endurance, and flexibility using high energy and motivating music. Wear comfortable clothes and sneakers; bring a water bottle and towel. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

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May
25
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Playdate: STEAM Edition

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Infants and toddlers are invited to play and interact with one another as we sing, read, and explore wind, measuring, and light. There is room for everyone!


May
25
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Breastfeeding Basics Workshop: Build Confidence and Get Answers to All Your Breastfeeding Questions

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Are you, a friend, or a loved one considering breastfeeding now or in the future? Parents, future parents, partners, family members, and friends are encouraged to attend this workshop. This course will provide support, build confidence, and assist with common challenges associated with breastfeeding. The workshop is presented by a Certified Lactation Counselor. Free Metrocards and refreshments will be provided. To register, please call or text Jasmin at 646.629.2413.


May
25
11:00AM

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11:30AM

Spring Storytime 2019

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join us for storytime, songs, and coloring for toddlers and preschool age children. This program for ages 2-5 is first-come, first-served.

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

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May
25
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Super Saturday Morning

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Kids of all ages and their special grownups are invited to have fun on Saturday mornings with origami, coloring pages, board games, and puzzles for the 3+ crowd, and Lincoln Logs, Mega Bloks, and Star Builders for the little ones!


May
25
11:00AM

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11:30AM

Play with Me Time

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Stimulate your child's imagination, creativity, and motor skills at this fun sensory playtime. Children age 5 and younger and their parents/caregivers can explore different materials each week. No registration required. Note new time.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
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May
25
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Beginners' Quilting Workshop

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

This is a series of six beginning quilting classes. Registration required. Visit or call the branch to register.

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

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May
25
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Saturday Science Lab

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children up to age 12 and their families are invited to join us for Saturday Science Lab. This is a fun and hands-on science experience you're sure to enjoy! Learn and do a different science program every week!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
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May
25
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Lego Robotics Lab

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

Bring your creations to life at our Lego Robotics Lab! We'll learn how to use Legos and BBC micro:bits to design and code robotic creations like race cars, robots, and houses with functioning doorbells. Join us for a single Saturday or the entire series.


May
25
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Family Crafts

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us for some fun family crafts.


May
25
11:00AM

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11:30AM

Saturday Storytime and Songs

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Join us for a family storytime! Hear stories, sing songs, and color a picture or two. Everyone is welcome!

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

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May
25
11:00AM

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11:30AM

Bubble Musical Storytime

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

This is for children ages birth to 7 years old. Children will listen to interactive stories, get to play with some small instruments, and then dance along to music and bubbles.


May
25
11:15AM

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11:45AM

Family Storytime

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Families with children of all ages are invited to join us every Saturday for a storytime.

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

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May
25
11:30AM

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12:30PM

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Dance Fitness

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Instructor Althea Bazemore leads this fitness class that uses easy-to-follow dance moves geared at increasing cardiovascular fitness, body toning, and burning calories. Wear loose clothing and sneakers. Be sure to bring a bottle of water. Space is limited. Participation is first-come, first-served.

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

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May
25
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Fall Writing Circle and Performance Workshop

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

In this creative writing and performance workshop series, anyone with a story to offer, an interesting/dramatic character to present, or an interest in connecting their creative work with an audience will have the opportunity to offer and receive constructive feedback on work presented with emphasis on how effectively a piece might engage with an audience.

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

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May
25
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Adult Ballroom

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come join us for adult ballroom!

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

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May
25
12:00PM

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2:15PM

Saturday Afternoon Movies

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

5/4: "Can You Ever Forgive Me?" (2018, R)
5/11: "Stand and Deliver" (1988, PG)
5/25: "The Favourite" (2018, R)


May
25
12:00PM

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3:00PM

Adult Crochet

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for our Adult Knit and Crochet program. All skill levels are welcome from beginner to advanced. Learn to knit or crochet; learn new stitches and techniques.


May
25
1:00PM

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1:15PM

Sit & Think (Sudoku)

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Come and do a Sudoku puzzle for fun or just refresh your math skills. All levels of difficulty are offered.

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

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May
25
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Youth Book Creation Workshop with Libro Abierto/Open Book (Ages 8-12)

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

In this series of eight workshops, visual artists and poets are co-teaching to introduce students to creative writing and visual art exercises that will later be bound into a combination of book structures. Students will learn pop-up books, non-adhesive structure using paper interlocking shapes, a combination of accordion folds, and handmade papermaking. This is for ages 8-12; there is limited space. Contact Corona Library for more information.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
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May
25
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Little Orchestra Society at the Astoria Library

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

The Little Orchestra Society will be presenting the book "Trombone Shorty" about a boy who got his nickname by wielding a trombone twice as long as he was high. A prodigy, he was leading his own band by age six, and today this Grammy-nominated artist headlines the legendary New Orleans Jazz Fest. Like in the book, children get to build their own instruments and make their own band.


May
25
1:45PM

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3:30PM

Chess with Mr. Fariad

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

All chess lovers are welcome to this program: advanced players, intermediate, and beginners.

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

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May
25
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Ping Pong Club

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Come to the library to challenge friends to ping pong every Saturday afternoon.

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

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May
25
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Chess & Games

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Join us for an afternoon of games & chess. Kids, come have fun, play, and practice your skills.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
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May
25
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Saturday Family Movie

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Families are invited to join us for our Saturday afternoon movie screening.

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

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May
25
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Family Fun Time (Playroom)

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Please join us for hours of fun and games for the entire family. Come and play board games, Legos, puzzles, and much more. Space is limited; registration is not required.

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

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May
25
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Make Your Own Magazine

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Kids create their own magazine style.

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

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May
25
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children and teens ages 8 and up are invited to learn chess or improve their chess skills. All skill and experience levels are welcome!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
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May
25
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Seaside Library Saturday Matinee

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Join us Saturdays at 2pm for a seasonal selection of movies we hope our adult and older adult movie fans will enjoy.

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

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May
25
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Asian Pacific Heritage Month: Chinese Crafts with Master Lu and Sharlene Chou

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

In the Chinese Calendar, it is the Year of the Pig. Master Lu and Sharlene Chou will create paper cutting designs and teach you how to make whimsical, funny pig figurines made of real egg shells in order to celebrate the calendar year. Join us to learn about the Year of the Pig and take home your own paper cutting design and egg-pig to display on your shelf.

Supplies are limited. On a first come, first served basis.


May
25
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Kanopy Saturday Film Series

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Get to know Kanopy, a free on-demand video service available to Queens Library cardholders!
5/4: "100 Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared" (2013, R)
5/11: "Harold & Maude" (1971, PG)
5/18: "Don't Talk to Irene" (2016, NR)
5/25: "As it is in Heaven" (2004, NR)
6/1: "Greenfingers" (2000, R)
6/8: "Love Story" (1970, PG)
6/22: Here and There (2012, NR)
6/29: Starting Over (1979, NR)

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

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May
25
2:00PM

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4:30PM

Introduction to Microsoft Word (in Spanish)

Location: Langston Hughes
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.

Learn how to create a document and work with tables.
Participants should have basic computer skills and must attend all three classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Langston Hughes Library Reference Desk beginning Saturday, May 4 at 10:00 a.m. or by calling 718-651-1100.


May
25
2:00PM

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3:00PM

LEGO Robotics Club

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

In partnership with NYC First, McGoldrick Library brings robotics and coding to the community. Kids and teens (grade 4-8) will learn how to code and use LEGO EV3. By following simple directions, they will be able to code and control their own robot to walk, talk, drive, grab, and spin. Registration is required.


May
25
2:00PM

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5:00PM

The Quiet Room at Rochdale Village

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Looking for a quiet space to brush up on your computer skills? Practice things you already know? Or simply need more time to finish an online application? Come to our Quiet Room. Internet usage and printing are available.


May
25
2:00PM

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2:15PM

Daily Puzzle

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

The library makes puzzles available to adults every day.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
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May
25
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Culture Bridge Series #11: Getting to Know Traditional Chinese Theatre

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This program will provide a general introduction to traditional Chinese theatre, explain its distinct performing features, and offer demonstrations plus hands-on participation opportunities for the audience to get to know and enjoy the art form better.
*Rooms A&B*


May
25
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Steampunk Jewelry Design

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

Phyllis Ger will demonstrate how to create steampunk jewelry from 19th century mechanical parts, using design ideas from that period. Materials will be provided. Space is limited. Preregistration is required.


May
25
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Children and Tween Creative Art Studio

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Kids and tweens are invited to join the creative art studio at the South Jamaica Community Library; children will enjoy a variety of art projects. Ages 6+ are welcome.

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

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May
25
2:00PM

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3:00PM

LEGO Robotics Club

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

In partnership with NYC First, McGoldrick Library brings robotics and coding to the community. Kids and teens (grade 4-8) will learn how to code and use LEGO EV3. By following simple directions, they will be able to code and control their own robot to walk, talk, drive, grab, and spin. Registration is required.


May
25
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Movie Day

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Join us to watch a movie!


May
25
2:30PM

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5:30PM

Homework Help Weekly Report

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

Homework assistance Monday through Friday for children up to 5th grade.

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

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May
25
2:30PM

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4:00PM

Write On With The NY Writers Coalition!

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Everyone has a voice. Everyone has a story. Bring yours and join us for writing and sharing work in a supportive, respectful environment. Poetry, plays, short stories, and everything in between – all crafted in one room! Tap into your unwritten stories at this free workshop for writers (teens and adults) of all experience levels, backgrounds, and genres. Writing prompts and materials will be provided. No sign up required -- simply turn up!

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

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May
25
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Family Movie

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Come join us for a family-friendly movie! (Rated PG-13 or below.)

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

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May
25
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Youth Book Creation Workshop with Libro Abierto/Open Book (Ages 13 - 18)

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

In these eight consecutive workshops, students will have the opportunity to work with a writer and a group of visual artists to generate images and text that will later become pages in a variety of handmade books. Process over product will be emphasized although students will have made a variety of handmade books expressing their ideas/concerns by the end of the series. This is for ages 13 - 18; there is limited space. Contact Corona Library for more information.

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

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May
25
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Cinema Saturdays

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Kids ages 6 and up and their caregivers can sit back and enjoy a great feature film in the comfort of Forest Hills' Story Hour Room. Come be entertained by the magic of the movies!
Join us in May for the following movies:
5/4: Megamind (2010, PG)
5/11: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (PG)
5/18: A Bug’s Life (1998, G)
5/25: Stuart Little (1999, PG)


May
25
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Queens Botanical Gardens: Trees

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Come join us and learn about the importance of trees and how trees are useful to us: giving us food and oxygen. We will also learn how children can help grow more trees. This program is sponsored by Friends of Briarwood Library.


May
25
2:30PM

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5:30PM

East Flushing Spring and Summer Toy Corner

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join us for our Spring and Summer Toy Corner.

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

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May
25
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Legos

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5 to 12 years old are invited to create a Lego project using a different theme each week. A parent or guardian must be present.

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

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May
25
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Family Movies

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us for various family movie screenings!

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

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May
25
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Coloring Time

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Relax and unwind at Poppenhusen Library and make new friends while having fun with family coloring time. We will provide coloring sheets and pencils. Just come in and have fun!

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

Additional Dates


May
25
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Two Coves Community Garden Meeting

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

The library is hosting a meeting for the Two Coves Community Garden.


May
25
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Family Movie Night

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Join us every Saturday for family Movie Time. Upcoming movies include:

5/4 - "Tangled"
5/11 - Spider-man: Into the Spider-verse
5/18 - Mary Poppins Returns
5/25 - Kubo and the Two Strings

6/1 - Paranorman
6/8 - A Goofy Movie
6/15 - Brave
6/22 - Beauty & the Beast

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

Additional Dates


May
25
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Computer Course (in Bengali)

Location: Queens Village
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.

Learn how to turn on your computer and write an email. Part I - Introduction to the computer; Part II - Navigating the Internet; Part III- Creating your own email account. Participants are encouraged to attend all three classes. Preregistration is required. Please call the Hollis Library reference desk at 718-465-7355.


May
25
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Laughter at the Library

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Special Services presents comedian Mark Brier, who shares his unique humor, including jokes, anecdotes, and impressions, in a fun-filled program.

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

Additional Dates


May
25
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Lego Hour

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Get your Lego on! This program is for ages 6 - 12.

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

Additional Dates


May
25
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

An Introduction to Samba: Music, Dance, and Culture by Samba New York!

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Ethnomusicologist/percussionist Philip Galinsky shares some interesting facts about the origins of samba, its instruments, and rhythms. Also included in the program will be a live samba dance demonstration along with a short samba dance lesson!


May
25
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month: Learn How to Make: Korean Tea Cookies [Da-shik]

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Get a taste for Korea with our Korean tea cookie making workshop. Participants will learn how to make Da-shik; wonderfully light and mildly sweet, they melt in your mouth. Dating all the way back to the 17th century, these cookies were served with traditional tea and enjoyed only by the nobility and royalty. Come join us in this tasty workshop! All equipment and materials will be provided.


May
25
3:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

After-School Fun

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Play games, color, do math worksheets, and solve puzzles. Please come and join in the fun!

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

Additional Dates


May
25
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Time for Legos!

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Time for Legos! Show us your creations.

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

Additional Dates


May
25
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

ProjectArt Watercolor Class for Children Ages 8-12

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

ProjectArt offers free art classes for children ages 8-12. All art supplies are provided. Preregistration is required. Children have to register on http://www.projectart.org/nyc.


May
25
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Lanyard Club

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Teens and tweens make a lanyard keychain or bracelet.

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

Additional Dates


May
25
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Get tips and tools for helping your children with their language arts, math, and science homework.

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

Additional Dates


May
25
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Educational Puzzles for Kids: Cryptograms, Sudoku, Word Search, and more!

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Children will exercise their brains and critical thinking skills with challenging and fun puzzles such as crypotgrams, sudoku, word search, and more.

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

Additional Dates


May
25
4:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Query of the Day

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Enjoy easy, fun, and simple riddles and trivia questions.

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

Additional Dates


May
26
2:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Movie Screening: "The Cloverfield Paradox"

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

A group of scientists deal with inexplicable events while aboard a space station (2018, PG-13).


May
26
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Zumba: Latin Dance Fitness

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Instructor Meiling Schumm uses Latin dance moves to create a workout that helps you lose fat, build muscle, and feel more energized. Dress in exercise clothes, bring a bottle of water, and come early to complete an exercise release form.

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

Additional Dates


May
27
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Resume Writing

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Get help with your resume.


May
27
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Computer Lessons

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Learn to use a computer.


May
27
3:15PM

--to--

4:15PM

Knitting and Crocheting Club

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Have fun while learning to knit your very own creations! Please bring your own yarn and needles.

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

Additional Dates


May
27
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Afternoon Movies

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come and join us for an relaxing afternoon film!

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

Additional Dates


May
28
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Daily Crossword Puzzles

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Solve fun daily crossword puzzles at your favorite library.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
10:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Free Citizenship Classes

Location: Elmhurst
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.

Learn everything you need to know about American history, government, and culture to pass the citizenship exam. Participants must attend the entire 12-class series. Please arrive at 10 am sharp on Tuesday, April 2 to register in person at the Elmhurst Library/ ALC (first-come, first-served) or call 718-278-4303 to preregister in advance. Candidates must be green card holders. The first day of class is the registration day when they should bring a copy of their green card.

ElmhurstTue, Jun 4, 201910:00AM - 1:00PM
ElmhurstTue, Jun 11, 201910:00AM - 1:00PM
ElmhurstTue, Jun 18, 201910:00AM - 1:00PM

May
28
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Kickoff to Kindergarten

Location: Bayside
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.

Parents and other caregivers can help children learn the skills they need to be successful before they start pre-kindergarten. During eight weekly sessions, library staff will show parents, caregivers, and children how to use games, hands-on activities, and stories that help build the most important language and social skills. Children must be at least 3 years old by the first session of the program. Registration is required; please speak with children's librarian.


May
28
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Kickoff to Kindergarten

Location: Sunnyside
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.

Parents and other caregivers can help children learn the skills they need to be successful before they start kindergarten. During eight weekly sessions, library staff will show parents, caregivers, and children how to use games, hands-on activities, and stories that help build the most important language and social skills. Children will be able to keep the games and stories and use them again at home. This program is for children ages 3-5 and their parents/caregivers.

SunnysideTue, Jun 4, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM
SunnysideTue, Jun 11, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM
SunnysideTue, Jun 18, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM

May
28
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Richmond Hill Quilters

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

The Quilters meet on Tuesdays at 12 noon.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Free Tickets to Shakespeare in the Park - Much Ado About Nothing

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

You’re invited to get free tickets at the library on the same day as the show! Tickets will be distributed at library locations at noon, and are first-come, first-served – there are limited quantities so be sure to get there early. Each person (age 5+) may receive up to two (2) tickets, while supplies last. Note that ticket vouchers are distributed by the Public Theater.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Knitting and Crocheting Club

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Have fun while learning to knit your very own creations! Please bring your own yarn and needles.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mahjong Club

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Come and join our Mahjong club.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Computer Basics

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 1 openings

If you don't know how to use a computer, don't fret! Join us for Technology Tuesdays to learn the basics!

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

Additional Dates


May
28
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Adult Dominoes

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Join us for a game of dominoes.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Adult Coloring

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Take a break and relax! Join us for adult coloring.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
1:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Adult Coloring Club

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Come relax at our adult coloring club.


May
28
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Afternoon Book Club: "Behold the Dreamers" by Imbolo Mbue

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Join us to discuss "Behold the Dreamers" by Imbolo Mbue, a compulsively readable novel about marriage, immigration, class, race, and the trapdoors in the American Dream—the unforgettable story of a young Cameroonian couple making a new life in New York. Copies will be available at the Circulation Desk one month before the discussion.


May
28
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Whitestone Book Discussion

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Join local author Jason D. Antos for a discussion of his book, "Whitestone." Mr. Antos, a lifelong resident of Queens, is also the author of two other local history books, "Queens: Now and Then" and "Shea Stadium."

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

Additional Dates


May
28
1:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Adult Coloring

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Join us for coloring.


May
28
1:15PM

--to--

3:30PM

Mahjong Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Play mahjong and share the fun, excitement, and camaraderie with others.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
1:15PM

--to--

3:15PM

Scrabble Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Come play Scrabble, the word game that has been played for generations. Please bring your own Scrabble kit.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
1:15PM

--to--

3:15PM

Adult Chess Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Come join our chess club!

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

Additional Dates


May
28
1:15PM

--to--

2:15PM

Zumba Gold Workshop

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Zumba Gold instructor Suzanne Windland will teach dance moves mixed with exercise for an effective low-impact workout. Wear loose clothing and sneakers. This program is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

One-on-One Computer Classes

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Come for one-on-one computer help.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

All are welcome to our discussion of "The Address" by Fiona Davis.


May
28
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Creative Aging: Beginning Watercolor and Collage Workshop

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Teaching artist Richard Estrin leads this Creative Aging workshop for adults 50+. This is a nine-session sequential course where you will learn the basics of watercolor and collage. Attendance for all nine sessions is recommended. Registration is required. Call the Seaside Library to register at 718-634-1876.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Fused Glass Jewelry Making Workshop for Adults

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Registration is now closed

Learn about and make fused glass jewelry. Materials will be provided. Preregistration is required; class is limited to 20 participants.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
1:30PM

--to--

2:15PM

Special Science Program for Young Children

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Young children (5 and under w/caregiver) learn science topics such as sound, wind, shadow, measurements, and more in a fun six-week program. This interactive program incorporates stories and hands-on explorations. This is perfect for children entering Pre-K in the fall. No registration is necessary but it is recommended to attend all six sessions.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Teen Time

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Teens wind down each school day with their friends. Games and other programs available daily. Dedicated quiet space available for homework/studying.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
2:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Let's Work

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

Get Homework help, enhance your typing skills, practice brain trivia or read a magazine daily! Learn something new at Queens Library for Teens!

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

Additional Dates


May
28
2:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen Study Time

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Dedicated quiet space for teens doing homework/studying. Homework help and information about college programs and other resources available.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Adult Coloring

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Adults can relax and take their minds off their stressful lives and color at the library.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Scrabble Club

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join us and enjoy playing Scrabble game every Tuesday with intelligent people.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

One-on-One Technology Assistance

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Want to learn how to use a computer? Do you have a device you need help with? Bring it in to get one-on-one help or practice on our in-house computers. Registration is required. Please come in or call Howard Beach Library and ask for the Customer Service Specialist at 718-641-7086.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Afternoon Needle Craft Circle

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

Enjoy knitting, crocheting, or even cross-stitching? The library invites you to meet up and talk techniques and tips. You must bring your own projects or supplies.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Tuesday Afternoon Movie

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

We will be screening the following films:

5/7: "Steel Magnolias" (1989, PG)
5/14: "A Dangerous Method" (2011, R)
5/21: "Analyze This" (1999, R)
5/28: "A Beautiful Mind" (2001, PG-13) Customer Suggestion


May
28
2:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Mother Goose Time (Ages 12-18 Months)

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Come to the library for stories, songs, and finger plays for children 12-18 months old.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Smithsonian: Native American History

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This is a teleconference discussion group. Led by a Smithsonian Institution moderator. Native American History. Please call Mail-A-Book for access numbers 718-464-0084.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Learn to Use Your Phone

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

We will help customers with their cell phones.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Coloring Therapy

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come and experience the latest trend in relaxation, adult coloring! Studies show coloring can have a calming effect on the adult mind and helps promote overall wellness. Come and color while also listening to relaxing music. Coloring pages from books designed especially for adults as well as colored pencils and crayons will be provided.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

The Knitting Club

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Come learn knitting and enjoy the fun! Yarns and needles are provided during the sessions.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Craft Time

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Children are invited to join us to make a fun craft!


May
28
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

After-School Activities

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Children and teens are welcome to convene in the meeting room every school day to do homework, eat a snack, or read.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
2:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Douglaston Discovery Zone

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Please join us for fun after-school activities. Activities include problem solving, puzzles, coloring, games, and more for children in elementary and middle school.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Children's Arts and Crafts

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Jump-start your child's creativity with these simple crafts made from all varieties of colorful paper.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Arts and Crafts for Kids

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Please join us for an enjoyable time of arts and crafts for children!

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

Additional Dates


May
28
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Kids Knit & Crochet

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Kids ages 8 and older are invited to join us and learn how to knit and/or crochet! If you already know how, then just join us and create! You'll need to bring your own supplies.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
3:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

STACKS After-School Homework Help

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

STACKS is a free after-school program for children ages 6-14. STACKS team offers homework help and fun activities for the participating kids. Hours are 3pm-5:30pm.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

After-School Fun and Activities

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Join us as we do fun activities after school!

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

Additional Dates


May
28
3:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

STACKS After School Program

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Developed by Queens Library, STACKS is a free after school program for children aged 6 – 14. STACKS was created to enhance your child’s learning experiences through structured and unstructured, age-appropriate activities in a safe and welcoming environment that helps school-aged children build their emotional, social and academic skills.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

STACKS Homework Help

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Welcome to the STACKS Homework Help! Conquer all your schoolwork challenges; sign up to get homework help every day after school (ages 6-14). Registration Required. Please call 718-359-1102 for details.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
3:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Stacks After School Enrichment Programs

Location: Laurelton
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.

Join us for arts, crafts and educational projects for students enrolled in the STACKS program.

LaureltonWed, May 29, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonThu, May 30, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonFri, May 31, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonMon, Jun 3, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonTue, Jun 4, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonWed, Jun 5, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonThu, Jun 6, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonFri, Jun 7, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonMon, Jun 10, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonTue, Jun 11, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonWed, Jun 12, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonThu, Jun 13, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonFri, Jun 14, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonMon, Jun 17, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonTue, Jun 18, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonWed, Jun 19, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonThu, Jun 20, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM
LaureltonFri, Jun 21, 20193:00PM - 6:00PM

May
28
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Classical Music Hour

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Please join us for an hour of soothing classical music every Tuesday at 3PM.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
3:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Spring Storytime

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Children ages 4-6 are welcome to join us for our spring storytime program at 3pm. We will work on our spelling and read stories aloud.


May
28
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Stumped by a math question? Need help with your reading assignment? Drop by the Seaside Library for some homework help!

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

Additional Dates


May
28
3:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Homework Help (ELA/Social Studies)

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Come to the Teen Space to receive one-on-one assistance with your English language arts and history homework.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

STACKS: Homework Help

Location: Bayside
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.

STACKS is a free enrichment program for children grades 1 to 8. STACKS was created to enhance participant's learning experiences through structured and unstructured age-appropriate activities in a safe and welcoming environment that helps school-age children build their emotional, social, and academic skills. Homework help is the keystone of the STACKS program. It occurs daily after school for 60-90 minutes. Registration is required. Please come to the library during STACKS hours to register.

BaysideWed, May 29, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideThu, May 30, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideFri, May 31, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM

May
28
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Dreamcatcher

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Join us in making easy and fun crafts after school! This program is for children of all ages.


May
28
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Creative Aging: Intermediate Drawing

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 1 openings

This nine-week course for adults 50+ will focus on learning two systems: perspective and proportions for portraiture. We will use a variety of dry and wet drawing materials. The first several sessions will review processes and ideas from the "Drawing to See" course. We will work on self-portraits as well as portraits of participants in the course. Space is limited. Registration required with Sunnyside Library at 718-784-3033.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Bring Your Story: Day of the Dead Tradition

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Mexican-born artist Aurelia Fernandez will discuss ancient traditions surrounding the Day of the Dead altar and demonstrate the making of it. She will also teach attendees in this workshop how to make calaveras---clay versions of the elaborately decorated sugar skulls used in Mexico. This is a crafts program for the entire family; all ages are welcome. Space is limited and is on a first-come, first- served basis.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
3:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

QPL Teen Radio Podcast

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

Attention, teens! Are you interested in one of these careers?
-Broadcast Journalism
-Audio Engineering
-News Reporting
-Radio
-Podcast

If so, come be a part of Far Rockaway's very own teen radio show for teens by teens. Learn how to be a radio host, create topics, or edit and engineer! This program is made possible by a grant from the Department of Youth & Community Development.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Three-Dimensional Geometric Origami

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

In this program, origami and paper engineering techniques are used to make different types of three-dimensional geometric shapes such a pentagon bowl and rectangular prisms, which can be used to store things. The pieces the children make are theirs to take home. All materials are provided. Space is limited. Registration is required. This program is for ages 6 to 12.


May
28
3:15PM

--to--

4:15PM

ProjectArt for Ages 4-7 (Group A)

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

ProjectArt offers free afterschool art classes for children ages 4-7. Materials will be provided. Please sign up at http://www.projectart.org/nyc.


May
28
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Homework Help

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Homework help for kids grades K-6 is available on Mondays-Fridays 3-5pm.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
3:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

The "Voices of Queens" Teen Radio Podcast

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Learn how to create your very own radio podcasts in this free workshop program! Come along and learn how to produce fun and engaging podcast episodes. Completion of this course gives you scholarship opportunities, enhances your resume, and can even get you started on the road to a rewarding career in broadcast journalism, audio engineering, news reporting, radio presentation, and beyond. This program series is for teens ages 12 – 19 years old and preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Craft Time

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Children are invited to stop by and make a fun craft!

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

Additional Dates


May
28
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Toddler Playdate

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

Come meet other toddlers, parents, and caregivers in the neighborhood every for an unstructured playdate! We will provide toys and music; you provide the good company! This is for babies who are walking until 3 years old.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Game Day for Tweens and Teens at Richmond Hill

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Tweens and teens, please join us for board games at the Richmond Hill Library.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
3:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Welcome to STACKS

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Come learn about STACKS and how our library can help you with your schoolwork.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Make and Take Crafts

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

School-age children, make a simple arts and crafts project to take home.


May
28
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

American Girl Book Club

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

This book club is for anyone interested in American history. We will use the series of "American Girl" books to discuss the different periods. There will also be crafts and activities to add to the fun!

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

Additional Dates


May
28
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Anime Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Watch the hottest anime with your friends on our Crunchyroll Premium account.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Make A Stick House

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Teens are welcome to build their own house out of popsickle sticks.


May
28
3:30PM

--to--

4:45PM

Wholesome Skin Care

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Licensed cosmetologist Mirelle Netelle shares tips and techniques to creating more beautiful, healthier skin.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Crafty Tuesday: Cube Mural based on ThankYouX

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Join us to create your own unique cube based on the artwork of street artist, ThankYouX. Your cube along with those made by others in our community will incorporated into a large mural that will be on display at the library.


May
28
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Lego Time!

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-10 years enjoy constructing various structures, vehicles, and other objects with our Lego set in this fun and educational program.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Elementary age children can come and get help for homework during the weekdays (Mondays through Thursdays) based upon the availability of the volunteers. First-come, first-served.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Homework Help

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Homework help is available after school on Mondays through Thursdays for children in grades K-6.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen Video Gaming

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Come and join your fellow teens as we play the latest video games on our PS 2, Xbox One, and Wii video systems. You will have fun while building your hand-eye coordination.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Chapter Book Readers Club

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Readers in grades 2-4 read, learn, and explore with their favorite chapter books! We'll introduce a new book series with a fun activity. No registration required. You do not need to read the book beforehand.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Adult Computer Class

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Adults are welcome at our classes on computer basics, Microsoft Word, and the Internet. Space is limited and preregistration is required in person.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Toddler Playdate

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

Come meet other toddlers, parents, and caregivers in the neighborhood for an unstructured playdate! We will provide toys and music; you provide the good company! This is for babies from walking until 3 years old.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Board Games

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children can join us for daily board games after school.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Volunteers assist grade school children with homework and school assignments during after school hours, approximately 4pm to 6pm, Monday to Friday.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Ping Pong Game Time

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Let's play ping pong. Everyone is welcome. Children 13 and under should be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Create a Puppet!

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

In this family program we will make puppets, learn how to make them express different emotions, and put on a show the last week of the month.


May
28
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Needlework

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Children and teens, grades 2 and up, learn needlework. Material is limited.


May
28
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Dancing To the Tune of Black is Beautiful--Part II with Kristin D. Takyi

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Join us for this highly-interactive, three-session African dance workshop! Participants will learn traditional dances, songs, and rhythms from West Africa as well as express their own creativity in a freestyle dance circle each class! Space is limited. Registration is required.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Desk Decoration

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Come help decorate the librarian's desk! A new design will be picked every week that we need your help to create. All ages are welcome.


May
28
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Paint Night

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Join us to create an inspiring painting!


May
28
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Season of Color & Nature: Arts & Crafts

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Join us at the Seaside Library to celebrate the month of May with colors and nature.


May
28
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Books & Crafts

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Readers in grades 2-4 explore and create with their favorite books! We'll introduce new books and a fun activity.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Board Games featuring Scrabble and Chess

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Join us for various board games featuring Scrabble and chess.


May
28
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen Do-It-Yourself Craft Corner

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Have a creative itch? Want to hang out with your friends and make something cool? Come join us in the Teen Room every week, grab some supplies (and maybe an idea or two, if you need it) and make to your heart's content.


May
28
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Chess For All

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

This program is open to all chess lovers: advanced players, intermediates, and beginners.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Let's Read!

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

This is a storytime for beginning readers ages 4-7.


May
28
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Stories and Crafts

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Childre ages 4-8 with their caregivers listen to a fun story and do a craft.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Graffiti Art

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Learn graffiti art at this workshop.


May
28
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

STACKS Program

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

The STACKS program will enhance learning experiences through structured and unstructured age (6-14) appropriate activities in a safe and welcoming environment that helps build emotional, social, and academic skills. Participate in a variety of enrichment activities that are informative, hands-on, and fun! Activities include STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and literacy-based activities that complement the school curriculum.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
4:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Toddler Playdate

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

Come meet other toddlers, parents, and caregivers in the neighborhood for an unstructured playdate! We will provide toys and music; you provide the good company! This is for babies from walking until 3 years old.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

STACKS: Enrichment Activities

Location: Bayside
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.

STACKS is a free enrichment program for children grades 1 to 8. The enrichment activities are part of the STACKS program. They include math games, science experiments, board games, talent shows, spelling bees, arts and crafts, and performances. The activities occur daily after school for 60 minutes. Registration is required. Please come to the library during STACKS hours to register.

BaysideWed, May 29, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideThu, May 30, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideFri, May 31, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM

May
28
5:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Jeopardy

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children ages 7 to 12 years old are invited to join us for an exciting kid version
of the trivia game Jeopardy.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
5:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

Introduction to Photoshop

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

Take the first steps to becoming a digital artist. Learn how to use the industry’s leading image editing tool to create graphics, edit photos, and composite works of art. We’ll train you in the basics of Photoshop and give you the skills to bring your imagination to life. Preregistration is required in person or call the Cyber Center at 718-990-0769.


May
28
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Introduction to Python

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 6 openings

Looking to become a software engineer? Take the first step and join us in our eight-week course where we teach you the basic concepts of programming and participate in open discussions with other people/customers learning how to code. Register now! Space is limited.


May
28
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

TEST Event Recurring Registration Individual

Location: Arverne
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 2 openings

This is not a real program. Testing registration feature.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Office of the Deputy Mayor: Voter Registration Workshop

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Did you know that only 46% of eligible Asian New Yorkers are registered to vote? Come to a discussion with the Deputy Mayor and senior leadership from City Hall on voter registration and civic engagement. The program will begin at 6pm, while voter registration will take place from 5-8pm.


May
28
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Introduction to Music Theory

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.

Have you ever wanted to learn more about the technical side of music? Presenter Jin-Xiang Yu will provide instruction in the basics of how to read music, including naming notes, rhythm, time signature, keys, and very simple harmonies. Advance registration is required for this five-session program, and a single registration will secure your place for all sessions. Both adults and teens are invited to attend, and we hope to see you there.

Central LibraryTue, Jun 4, 20196:30PM - 7:30PM
Central LibraryTue, Jun 11, 20196:30PM - 7:30PM
Central LibraryTue, Jun 18, 20196:30PM - 7:30PM

May
29
10:00AM

--to--

10:30AM

Baby and Me

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Babies (3-17 months) and their parents and caregivers are welcome to join us for bounces, nursery rhymes, stories, and more!

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

Additional Dates


May
29
10:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Free Citizenship Classes

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Learn everything you need to know about American history, government, and culture to pass the citizenship exam. Participants must attend the entire 12-class series. Please arrive at 10 am sharp on Wednesday, April 3 to register in person at the Broadway Library (first-come, first-served) or call 718-278-4303 to preregister in advance. Candidates must be green card holders. The first day of class is the registration day when they should bring a copy of their green card.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
10:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

ESOL Conversation Group

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join our ESOL conversation group.


May
29
10:00AM

--to--

10:30AM

Mother Goose

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-18 months and their parent/caregiver are invited to join us for simple picture books, nursery rhyme finger plays, and playtime.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Networking

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 9 openings

Networking is the development of professional relationships. In today’s competitive job market, it is also one of the best ways to find a job. Through networking, you can exchange information with others about job opportunities, interesting organizations, or up-and-coming industries. Learn about the basics of networking and improve your job search techniques at this workshop! For more information, call 718-990-8625 .


May
29
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Computer & Microsoft Office Help

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Do you have a computer question? Need help with Microsoft Office? Stop into Long Island City and receive help and basic computer tips. Bring your questions.
*It is recommended to bring a Flash Drive.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mother Goose with Pediatrician

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children ages 0-18 months and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, songs, finger plays, and more. A pediatrician from NY Presbyterian joins us to chat about early child development.


May
29
10:15AM

--to--

11:15AM

Toddler Time

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

This program for children ages 1-3 and their parents or other adult caregivers includes stories, finger plays, nursery rhymes, songs, flannel board stories, and circle activities. This program runs all year long.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
10:15AM

--to--

10:45AM

Toddler Time

Location: Court Square
Registration: Registration is now closed

Join us for songs and stories every Wednesday for babies who are walking up to 3 years old! You can register every Friday for the following week by calling the branch or going to the website. If registering online please add every person attending (an adult and child should take up two spaces). If calling, please call early! We fill up quickly and we do not keep a waiting list.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
10:15AM

--to--

10:45AM

Storytime

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Children ages 1-3 and their adult companions are invited to join us for stories, songs, and more. Space is limited; please ask for a ticket at the librarian's desk.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
10:15AM

--to--

11:00AM

Music and Movement for Infants and Toddlers

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Infants, toddlers, and caregivers enjoy songs, movement, finger plays, puppets, and other activities.


May
29
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-23 months and their parents/caregivers can join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and finger plays.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Toddler Time

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Children 2-4 years old and their caregivers will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and circle time in this 45-minute program.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Please join us for stories, songs, and finger plays. This program is for children ages 0-4 and their parents or caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Computer Class for Beginners

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Come in for a computer session. Training is available for Microsoft Office suite, email, Internet, Facebook, and more. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Maspeth
Registration: Not required

Toddlers can join us each week with their parents and caregivers for fun songs, fantastic rhymes, stories, and simple movement activities.


May
29
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Join us for toddler storytime! Children ages 18 months to 3 years with a parent/adult caregiver may join us for stories, songs, nursery rhymes, and other activities.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Cambria Heights Quilters

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Please join us Wednesday mornings for beginner quilting. We will learn basic and intermediate techniques to create beautiful individual and group projects. All are welcome; supplies will be available for use during the sessions.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Time

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Children ages 1-2, accompanied by a caregiver, will enjoy stories, songs, and rhymes.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

This program is for toddlers ages 1-3.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Basic Computer Class

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

Come to learn basic computer skills. Preregistration is required. Space is limited; please call 718-468-8300 to register.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Toddler Time

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Join us for interactive stories with simple crafts, hand rhymes, and finger plays, along with bubbles and toys. For ages 1-5.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Inclusive Programming: Nutrition Tips and Healthy Smoothie Demo

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

We all want to eat healthy, but it can be challenging! Come learn some tips and tricks to eating healthier while still enjoying delicious foods. Participants will have an opportunity to learn how to make a smoothie and taste it, if they want! There will also be time for question and answer with the registered dietitian. This program is first-come, first-served, with up to 25 people admitted because supplies are limited.


May
29
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

The Poet in You

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Share and discuss your poetry. This is a teleconference event. First-time participants, please call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

Babies and toddlers and their caregivers are invited to join us for songs, rhymes, and simple stories.


May
29
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Kickoff to Kindergarten

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Parents and other caregivers can help children learn the skills they need to be successful before they start kindergarten. During eight weekly sessions, library staff will show parents, caregivers, and children how to use games, hands-on activities, and stories that help build the most important language and social skills. Enrolled parents and students must attend all eight sessions.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Toddler Time

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Join us for picture books, finger plays, action rhymes, and songs for children ages 18-36 months and their caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mother Goose Storytime for Babies

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Storytime is cuddle time! Join us for stories, finger plays, and songs you can sing and enjoy with your baby. Babies from birth to 18 months are welcome; older siblings are, too!


May
29
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Toddler storytime is for children ages 2 to 3. Join us for stories, finger plays, puppets, activities, and songs!

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

Additional Dates


May
29
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Time!

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Come and join us for toddler time! Here, children will play with others their age while also doing educational activities! This is designed for children that are 18 months to 5 years old.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Summer Reading: Music and Play Hour

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Children ages 0-5, enjoy songs, make music with baby instruments, and join us for free play afterwards.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Music for Tots

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Come sing and dance to wonderful children's tunes! A few songs in Spanish are included. This program is recommended for ages 2+.


May
29
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Time

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Toddlers ages 18-36 months, with adult caregivers, listen to stories, learn songs and finger play rhymes, and enjoy movement activities.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Toddler Story & Play Time

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Join us for a half hour of free play with educational toys, followed by stories, song, rhymes, and movement for toddlers ages 18-35 months and their parents/caregivers. Space is limited; pick up a free ticket in the Children's Room at least 15 minutes before each session.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mobile Device & Digital Media Class

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Do you have questions about your mobile device? Are you curious about e-books? How do you listen to an audiobook on your smartphone? Bring your Android or iOS device and learn how to use it.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Community Gardening

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Work on the library grounds with library staff, friends, and neighbors.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
10:30AM

--to--

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.

Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are welcome to join us for stories, songs, finger plays, and all kinds of fun! Preregistration is required and begins on Wednesday, April 24.

Central LibraryWed, Jun 5, 201910:30AM - 11:30AM

May
29
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Writing Resumes in MS Word

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is now closed

Whether you are new to the workforce or have been a professional for years, keeping an up-to-date resume is important! In this class, you will learn layouts and formatting skills to make your resume stand out above the rest. Basic computer skills are required.


May
29
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Time

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, songs, and finger plays for children ages 18-36 months and their caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
10:30AM

--to--

4:30PM

One on One Technology Assistance

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Do you have a phone, table, laptop, gadget or device you need help with? Bring it in to get one-on-one help. Or practice on our in-house computers. Registration is required. Please call Hillcrest Library and ask for the Customer Service Specialist at 718-454-2786.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mother Goose

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Boys and girls ages 6 months to 2 years and their caregiver are welcome to enjoy songs, stories, finger plays, and all sorts of fun. No registration is required for this program. Just bring yourselves and have fun!

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

Additional Dates


May
29
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Toddler Learning Center

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

This is a five-week series of play and learning for children ages 1 ½ to 3 with parent/caregiver. Each session with have a speaker in child development: social worker, nutrition, speech therapist, reading, and creative movement. Registration is required by a parent with Miss Susan.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mother Goose

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Babies ages 6-18 months are invited to join us for nursery rhymes, books and singing. Caregivers must be present.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mother Goose Time for Little Ones 0-18 months

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us for songs, stories, and finger plays. Caregivers must attend with children. Space may be limited and is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Beginner's Computer Class

Location: South Hollis
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.

Learn the basics of computers in our weekly class running September through June. Registration recommended. This is a weekly class and participation at least three times a month is expected.

South HollisWed, Jun 5, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, Jun 12, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, Jun 19, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM

May
29
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Adult Coloring Program

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Think coloring is for kids? Not anymore! Join the crowd of adult coloring fans and find out why adults are going back to coloring.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Toddler Time

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Join Mrs. H for songs, finger plays, and enjoyable simple picture books for toddlers ages 6 to 36 months. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Toddler Time

Location: Court Square
Registration: Registration is now closed

Join us for songs and stories every Wednesday for babies who are walking up to 3 years old! You can register every Friday for the following week by calling the branch or going to the website. If registering online please add every person attending (an adult and child should take up two spaces). If calling, please call early! We fill up quickly and we do not keep a waiting list.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Explore Play

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Children ages 1-2 and their caregivers can enjoy an exploration play session after our Toddler Time program on Wednesday and Friday mornings.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
11:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

Storytime

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Ages 18-36 months, join us for stories, finger plays, songs, and fun!

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

Additional Dates


May
29
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Toddler Time

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18-36 months are welcome to join us for stories, songs, finger plays, and rhymes. Space is limited.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Toddler Craft

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Come and join us for toddler arts and crafts! This program is designed for children that are 18 months to 5 years old.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

MS Office Boot Camp

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 9 openings

Looking to take your computer skills to the next level? Join us at Langston Hughes Community Library for MS Office Boot Camp every Wednesday! We will explore the wonders of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Walk out of your class feeling comfortable and motivated! Registration is strongly recommended.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
11:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

Family Playtime

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 12 months to 3 years and their caretakers can enjoy bonding, doing finger plays, singing, dancing, and throwing and catching bean bags. Registration is not required.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Toddler Time

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-4 and their parents or caregivers are welcome to join us for songs and stories.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Children ages 12 months to 4 years accompanied by a parent or other adult caregiver can join us for stories, songs, nursery rhymes, and coloring.


May
29
11:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

Bilingual Birdies in Spanish

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Join us for Bilingual Birdies in Spanish.


May
29
11:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

Toddler Time

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18 months to 3 years and their parents or caregivers are welcome to join us for stories, finger plays, songs, and crafts.


May
29
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Picture Book/Storytime

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Children and their caretakers enjoy picture book reading mixed with songs, finger play, and dancing ending with age-appropriate arts and crafts.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
11:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-4 and their parents/caregivers can join us for stories, songs, and finger play fun!

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

Additional Dates


May
29
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, songs, finger plays, and a simple arts and crafts activity.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mother Goose

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Join us for songs & finger plays for toddlers & their parents.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Preschool Storytime

Location: Maspeth
Registration: Not required

All preschool children ages 3-5, and their parents and caregivers, are welcome to join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and simple movement activities.


May
29
11:30AM

--to--

2:00PM

Mahjong Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Come join our club!

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

Additional Dates


May
29
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Toddler Time

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Children ages 12-36 months and their caregivers will read, sing, color, and have fun together.


May
29
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18-36 months are welcome to join us for stories, songs, finger plays, and rhymes. Space is limited.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Craft

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Come and join us for toddler arts and crafts! This program is designed for children that are 18 months to 5 years old.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Toddler Learning Center

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Toddler Learning Center is a five-week program designed to help toddlers get ready to read! Children ages 18-36 months are invited with their families for play-based education and information from expert guests.


May
29
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

This is a lapsit storytime including simple books, chants, and songs for infants, ages 0-11 months and pre-walkers.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time for Little Ones

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, songs, finger plays, and movement. Caregivers must attend with toddlers ages 19 months to 4 years. First-come, first-served. Space may be limited.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
11:45AM

--to--

12:15PM

Coloring Time

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us for some fun coloring time!


May
29
12:00PM

--to--

12:30PM

Coloring Club

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Toddlers & their parents color.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
12:00PM

--to--

12:30PM

Storytime

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

Come enjoy some fun stories and coloring.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

STARs: Senior Theater Acting Repertory

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Calling all older adults! Join our galaxy of STARs and perform theatrical works at the library with a great group of people!

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

Additional Dates


May
29
12:00PM

--to--

1:30PM

Jewelry Making Workshop

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Phyllis Ger teaches you how to make beautiful jewelry in this workshop.


May
29
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

Beginning Tai Chi

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

This program is sponsored by Friends of Briarwood Library. Instructor Kevin M. Sullivan teaches participants a gentle form of martial arts often referred to as “meditation in motion.” Space is limited to the first 18 people.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Creative Aging: Pastel Art Workshop

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 openings

Participants will strengthen their drawing skills by working with oil-based pastels. We will explore the range of techniques pastels offer and examine the medium's potential for expressiveness. Participants will spend time working with photo-based imagery as a source and point of departure in constructed drawings. Preregistration and a commitment to attend all sessions is required. Space is limited. Call East Flushing Library to register, 718-357-6643. This program is for older adults 50+.


May
29
1:00PM

--to--

1:30PM

Adult Book Club

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Adult Book Club is the last Wednesday of the month; enjoy a book and discuss it with a group of adults once monthly!

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

Additional Dates


May
29
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Movie Time

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

5/1: "Mary Poppins Returns" (2018, PG)
5/8: "Lost in Translation" (2003, PG-13);
5/15: "Green Book" (2018, PG-13)
5/22: "Modern Times" (1936, PG)
5/29: "Atonement" (2007, R)
6/5: "Avalon" (1990, PG)
6/12: "Moulin Rouge!" (2001)
6/19: "What Dreams May Come" (1998, PG-13)
6/26: "Christopher Robin" (2018, PG)

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

Additional Dates


May
29
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Afternoon Film Screening

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

5/15: Allied (2016, R) Two spies fall in love while posing as a married couple for a mission in Casablanca during WWII.
5/29: "A Star Is Born" (2018, R) "A Star is Born" stars four-time Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper (American Sniper, American Hustle, Silver Linings Playbook) and multiple award-winning, Oscar-nominated music superstar Lady Gaga, in her first leading role in a major motion picture.


May
29
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Computer Lessons

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Join our beginner computer classes.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Crochet and Conversation

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Experienced knitters and crocheters will team up with our English Conversation Class. Ideas, patterns, and vocabulary will be exchanged!

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

Additional Dates


May
29
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Crochet and Conversation

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Experienced knitters and crocheters will team up with our English Conversation Class. Ideas, patterns, and vocabulary will be exchanged!

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

Additional Dates


May
29
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

We meet once a month to read and discuss a great book.
12/19/18: "The Alice Network" by Kate Quinn
1/30/19: "Saints for All Occasions" by J. Courtney Sullivan
2/27/19: "The Clockmaker's Daughter" by Kate Morton
3/27/19: "The Fallen Architect" by Charles Belfoure
4/24/19: "The Rain Watcher" by Tatiana De Rosnay
5/29/19: "A Place for Us" by Fatima Farheen Mirza


May
29
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mahjong Club

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Join in the fun of mahjong in our non-instructional weekly session.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Adult Book Discussion

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Adult Book Discussion
5/29: "The Great Alone" By Kristin Hannah
6/26: "The Alice Network" By Kate Quinn

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

Additional Dates


May
29
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

A Tribute to the Jersey Boys

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

The Vic Vincent Group presents a musical tribute to The Jersey Boys, who attained world-wide fame with their unique sound throughout several decades, including other great artists of rock'n roll, doo wop and pop, beginning in the 1950s and the decades that followed.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

French Conversation Circle

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Improve your French with the French Conversation Circle.

Rejoinds Robert et les autres pour un peu de conversation français à la bibliothèque Douglaston/Little Neck. Un niveau intermédiaire à locuteur natif préferé mais tous sont les bienvenus. Nous parlerons français seulement.

Join Robert and others for a little French conversation at the Douglaston/Little Neck library. An intermediate to native speaker level is preferred but all are welcome. We will speak French only.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Switch Gaming at Woodside

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Come join us and show your skills on the Nintendo Switch. Play casual games with your friends or join us for tournaments to see who is the champion at Woodside! All are welcome!

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

Additional Dates


May
29
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

The Young Debaters Program

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

The Young Debaters Program is a skill development program aimed at teaching students the fundamental skills required to be effective debaters and public speakers.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Wednesday Afternoon Movie: "La La Land"

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Please join us for a viewing of the movie "La La Land" (2016, PG-13).


May
29
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Italian Conversation Circle: Il Nostro Salotto Italiano

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Ciao! Have you studied a lot of Italian but lack opportunities to converse in this beautiful language? Do you want to practice speaking Italian and become so comfortable with it that you begin thinking in Italian? Using print (easy but challenging), video, music, and more, we will explore all things Italian in our Salotto Italiano. A presto! This is for advanced beginner & intermediate speakers.


May
29
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Lego Time

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

Come build with Legos for ages 4-12.


May
29
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Seaside Library Teen Anime Club

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Teens! Come and join us Wednesday afternoons for a variety of anime features, both current and classic.


May
29
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Teen Game Day

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Help us unlock characters in Super Smash Bros! This is open to 6th-12th graders.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Tell Me a Story

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-8 and their caregivers can enjoy interactive picture book storytelling and rhymes!

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

Additional Dates


May
29
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Homework Help for Kids

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Children ages 7-12 will get free homework help. Our volunteers will be helping the children with their homework.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
3:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Teen Program: Teen Movie Wednesdays

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Teens, join us in the auditorium every Wednesday for a movie. Movie starts at 3:30 p.m.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teens: Tech Time

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 4 openings

Need extra computer time to do homework? Or just want to surf the net? Join us for Teen Tech Time! Already used your one hour on the computer? Enjoy unlimited computer time to finish that project. For ages 13-18. Registration required.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Study Hall

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

School-age children will receive support in reading and homework. If interested, they may also participate in book discussions or reading circles.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Homework Hour for Kids

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Need help with your homework? Stop by Wednesdays from 3:30-4:30pm.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Reading Buddies

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Participants can read to each other for a reduction in their library card fees. Reduce your fees by $2.50 for each thirty minutes, up to a maximum of one hour. All participants should be between 4 years and 21 years old. Registration is required at the children's reference desk.


May
29
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Chat and Cards

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5 to 12 are welcome to enjoy friendly games of cards and Uno.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
3:30PM

--to--

4:45PM

Lego Building Club

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-10 years enjoy constructing various structures, vehicles, and other objects with our Lego set. Master simple math concepts using our math challenge activities and Legos.


May
29
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Picture Book Time

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories and songs for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Arts & Crafts

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Children between the ages of 5-12 are invited to join us for an arts & crafts activity.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

LEGO Building Club

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children in grades K-6 can have fun being creative with Legos!

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

Additional Dates


May
29
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Story Circle

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

If you like to hear stories, come hear adventurous, mysterious, scary, and funny stories while stretching your imagination and reading comprehension skills. This program is for school-age kids.


May
29
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Summer Reading: Wednesday Craft Series

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Kids ages 5 and up, join us for our Wednesday craft series in May & June.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Three-Dimensional Geometric Origami with Karen Wellington

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

In this program, origami and paper engineering techniques are used to make different types of three-dimensional geometric shapes such a pentagon bowl and rectangular prisms which can be used to store things. The pieces the children make are theirs to take home. Different pieces will be made each week. Space is limited. Registration is required.


May
29
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Virtual Reality Experience with Oculus Rift

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Step into the world of virtual reality (VR). Join us for a VR experience like no other. See the world, experience art in 3D, play a game, or watch a 360° video. Must be 18+ (or 13+ with parental consent).


May
29
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Arts & Crafts: Raise Your Flag

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Come join us as we make flags in honor of our veterans and Armed Forces.


May
29
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Claim Your Lost Money

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

New York State has custody of over $14 billion in unclaimed funds. Every day the Comptroller's Office returns approximately $1 million to owners; are you one of them? Representatives from the Office of the New York State Comptroller, Intergovernmental and Community Affairs Division, will provide information about the New York State Unclaimed Funds program and assist attendees in searching for and processing any unclaimed funds due to them.


May
29
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Wacky Wednesday

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

If it's Wednesday, it must be wacky! Join us for activities for children in grades K-6.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

BookBusters Club: "The House With a Clock in Its Walls"

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 4-6, join BookBusters Club as we read, discuss, and do fun activities related to this month's title. We will be reading and discussing "The House With a Clock in Its Walls" by John Bellairs.


May
29
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Zumba Gold Workshop

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Zumba Gold instructor Suzanne Windland will teach dance moves mixed with exercise for an effective low-impact workout. Wear loose clothing and sneakers. This program is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
6:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Movie Night Wednesday

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

We will be screening the following films:

5/1: "Stan & Ollie" (2018, PG)
5/8: "If Beale Street Could Talk" (2018, R) Customer Suggestion
5/15: "Vice" (2018, R) Customer Suggestion
5/22: No Movie
5/29: "Aquaman" (2018, PG-13) Customer Suggestion


May
29
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

Spring 2019 Creative Writing Workshop

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Got that writer’s itch? Need inspiration and/or time to write that poem, short story, or bestselling novel? Join Jennifer Celestin for a 12-session creative writing workshop at the Central Library that will help you do just that! Advanced registration for each individual class is recommended but not required. Since space is limited, those who have registered will get priority seating. This program is open to both adults and teens.


May
30
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Time with Pediatrician

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Bring your toddler ages 2-3 with a caregiver for some stories, music, and movement at the library! We encourage literacy with simple books, rhymes, finger plays, and songs. Play session follows. In this special session, a pediatrician joins us to discuss early childhood development and common concerns.


May
30
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is now closed

In these one-on-one practice sessions, you will learn how to prepare for an interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly after the interview. You must preregister for a one-on-one session.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
10:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Free Citizenship Classes

Location: Flushing
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.

Learn everything you need to know about American history, government, and culture to pass the citizenship exam. Participants must attend the entire 12-class series. Please arrive at 10 am sharp on Thursday, May 23 to register in person at the Flushing Library/ IRC Conference Room 3rd Floor (first-come, first-served) or call 718-278-4303 to preregister in advance. Candidates must be green card holders.

FlushingThu, Jun 6, 201910:00AM - 1:00PM
FlushingThu, Jun 13, 201910:00AM - 1:00PM
FlushingThu, Jun 20, 201910:00AM - 1:00PM
FlushingThu, Jun 27, 201910:00AM - 1:00PM
FlushingThu, Jul 11, 201910:00AM - 1:00PM
FlushingThu, Jul 18, 201910:00AM - 1:00PM
FlushingThu, Jul 25, 201910:00AM - 1:00PM
FlushingThu, Aug 1, 201910:00AM - 1:00PM
FlushingThu, Aug 8, 201910:00AM - 1:00PM
FlushingThu, Aug 15, 201910:00AM - 1:00PM

May
30
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Presenting with PowerPoint

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 openings

Brush up on your public speaking skills with this PowerPoint workshop. Call 718-990-8625 to register.


May
30
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mobile Device Computer Classes

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Bring your Google Android or Apple IOS device and learn how to use it.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

ShapeUp NYC: Beginner Yoga

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

ShapeUp NYC instructor Jairo leads this fitness class where participants will practice beginning Vinyasa postures to warm up the body, bring flexibility to all muscles and joints, and wake up the nervous system followed by stretching exercises and ending with deep relaxation techniques. Wear comfortable clothing suitable for exercise; bring a yoga mat and a bottle of water. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Book Discussion: "Educated"

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Come and join us in our monthly book discussion. This month we are going to discuss "Educated" by Tara Westover.


May
30
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Basic Computer Boot Camp for Seniors

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

This course will guide you step-by-step on the basics of using a PC, from explanations of the terminology to the simple use of a computer.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
11:15AM

--to--

11:45AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Court Square
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

Join us for songs and stories every Thursday for babies from birth to crawling! You can register every Friday for the following week by calling the branch or going to the website. If registering online please add every person attending (an adult and child should take up two spaces).

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

Additional Dates


May
30
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

French Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Do you speak French? Don’t forget this beautiful language! Join us at Club Français to talk about family, friends, and vacations; listen to music and songs; and discuss current events, art, films, cooking, and any other subject that might interest you. These will be real tête-à-têtes among friends.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
12:00PM

--to--

12:30PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Court Square
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 12 openings

Join us for songs and stories every Thursday for babies from birth to crawling! You can register every Friday for the following week by calling the branch or going to the website. If registering online please add every person attending (an adult and child should take up two spaces).

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

Additional Dates


May
30
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Bingo for Adults

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

We welcome all adults, both young and old. "Spring" into the library and join us for a fun hour of Bingo every other week at Central Library. Come for the cool prizes, to make new friends, or simply because you love Bingo!!

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

Additional Dates


May
30
12:00PM

--to--

1:30PM

Ukulele Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Come one, come all, ukulele fans. Bring your own instrument and play.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Basic Computer Class for Adults

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Join us to learn what a computer is and its functions; how to use a mouse, keyboard, and social media; and how to save and print your document. Preregistration is required in person at the Briarwood Reference Desk or by phone at 718-658-1680.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
12:15PM

--to--

2:15PM

Movie Afternoon

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Join us we show the newest & latest movie releases:
5/2: "Aquaman" (2018, PG-13)
5/9: "Green Book" (2018, PG-13)
5/16: "Mary Poppins" (1964)
5/23: "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" (2018, PG-13)
5/30: "Robin Hood" (2018)


May
30
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Intermediate Computer Class

Location: South Hollis
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.

Our weekly intermediate computer class is for anyone who knows the basics, but wants to learn more advanced computer skills. Registration is recommended. This is a weekly class running September-June and we recommend attending at least three classes a month.

South HollisThu, Jun 6, 201912:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, Jun 13, 201912:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, Jun 20, 201912:30PM - 2:00PM

May
30
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

Microsoft Office for Beginners / Build Your Resume Workshop

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Adults are welcome to the Poppenhusen Library to learn Microsoft Office for beginners or get assistance in building your resume.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Board Games for Adults

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Join us Thursdays for a variety of board games at the library (chess, Scrabble, Monopoly, and more).

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

Additional Dates


May
30
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Bridge Club

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join us and enjoy playing bridge at East Flushing Library.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
1:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Hollis All Star Stitchers - Knitting & Crocheting Club

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Whether you are experienced or just a beginner, come join the Hollis All Star Stitches. You can create projects for yourself or donate to the community. Please bring your own materials if possible.


May
30
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Mandarin Chinese Conversation Class

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Do you want to learn Mandarin Chinese? Please join our Mandarin Chinese conversation class for beginners. This class introduces the basic elements of the Chinese language. Space is limited; registration is required.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Italian Club

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Do you speak Italian? Join us at the Italian Club to talk about family, friends, and vacations; listen to music and songs; and discuss current events, art, films, cooking, and any other subject that might interest you.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Adult Paper Coloring

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Enjoy paper coloring for adults.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Test Your Hearing

Location: Maspeth
Registration: Not required

Doctor of Audiology Emily M. Esca Au.D. CCC-A, F-AAA will be at the Maspeth Library to provide hearing screenings and discuss the topic of hearing loss.


May
30
1:00PM

--to--

1:45PM

Toddler Playtime

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Come join us as we play with new building toys. First-come, first-served. Space may be limited.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
1:15PM

--to--

2:15PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, songs, finger plays, and free play with educational toys!

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

Additional Dates


May
30
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Share patterns and techniques or just have a friendly chat while working on your projects. Please bring your own supplies.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
1:30PM

--to--

2:45PM

Basic Mandarin Chinese

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Learn basic Mandarin Chinese with Ms. Jenney.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

English Conversation Group

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Come learn and practice English in this informal group; no registration necessary!

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

Additional Dates


May
30
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Beginning Ukulele Lessons

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 openings

Creative Aging Program: Learn how to play the ukulele, for beginning students. Bring your own ukulele or use one at the library. Teaching artist Nancy Hinchliffe leads this ten-session course for older adults 50+. Registration is limited to 15 students. Register at the East Flushing Library by calling 718-357-6643.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
2:00PM

--to--

3:45PM

Aging Mastery: 50+ Wellness Ten-Session Workshop

Location: Seaside
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 25 openings

The Aging Mastery Program is a ten-session workshop. Classes are led by experts in their field. Topics include exercise, sleep, nutrition, finances, planning, relationships, medication, community engagement, & falls prevention. Preregistration is required. This is for customers who live in the Rockaways only. There is a screening process. Call Seaside Library at 718-634-1876 or organizer Susan Lavin at 718-368-5079. Led by National Council on Aging.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Fun Book Club

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Come to the McGoldrick Book Club. We will be discussing poetry samples by Robert Frost.


May
30
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Afternoon Movie Matinee

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Sit back and relax, have fun and enjoy the good old days as you watch a classic film from the 1930s - 1960s.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Fun Book Club

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Come to McGoldrick on Thursday, May 30 to discuss poetry readings from Robert Frost. All adults are welcome to attend.


May
30
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Virtual Reality Experience with Oculus Rift

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Step into the world of Virtual Reality (VR). Join us for an VR experience like no other. You can try a fun game like Robo Recall or experience an horror game like Face Your Fears. Must be 18+ and/or 13 with parental consent.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Recovery International

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Anxiety, fear, obsessions, anger, stress, depression: finding a way to cope is here. A Recovery International meeting is a safe, free, and confidential place to get help for these issues. All are welcome.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Adult Book Discussion: "Beartown"

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Join us to discuss "Beartown" by Fredrik Backman.


May
30
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Creative Aging Acrylic Painting Project

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Teaching artist Richard Estrin leads a three-session watercolor art project. Registration is required; space is limited. Call Glen Oaks to register at 718-831-8636.


May
30
2:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-1/2 through 6 years and their parent or caregiver are welcome to join us for stories, songs, finger plays, and coloring. Families may join us after they arrive from school.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Creative Aging: Collage and Printmaking

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Teaching Artist Karen Fitzgerald leads this nine-session collage/printmaking course. Registration is required; attendance at all sessions is recommended. Call the Hillcrest Library at 718-454-2786 to register.


May
30
3:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Lego Challenge

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Can you complete our weekly Lego challenge? Maybe build a bridge, something that flies, or Lego pizza! You won't know unless you come in and pick a challenge. This is fun for all ages.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
3:00PM

--to--

3:45PM

Animals Alive with Alley Pond Environmental Center

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Join Alley Pond Environmental Center for a fun show and tell with some of their residents.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
3:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Homework Help (Math/Science)

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Come to the Teen Space to receive one-on-one assistance with your math and science homework.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Professional Headshot Photo Shoot

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 2 openings

Breath life into your LinkedIn profile with a professional headshot. Participants will get a five-minute headshot session with a professional photographer, and receive a high-res digital copy of their photo at the end of the session. Participants are required to register in advance. Dress for the job you want!


May
30
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Know Your Rights

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Queens Legal Services provides free legal assistance to low and moderate-income residents of Queens in a wide range of practice areas. Through a generous grant from Council Member Dromm, we are providing Know Your Rights information sessions to older adults. The goal of the program is to educate older adults about financial abuse, consumer rights, homeowner rights, and estate matters. May dates are for tabling & Q&A. July 25th is a more formal lecture.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
3:15PM

--to--

4:15PM

ProjectArt for Ages 4-7 (Group B)

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

ProjectArt offers free afterschool art classes for children ages 4-7. Materials will be provided. Please sign up at http://www.projectart.org/nyc.


May
30
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Bookmark Coloring for Kids

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Join us at 3:30pm for our bookmark coloring program. We'll provide paper bookmarks, crayons, markers, and color pencils for ages 4-12.


May
30
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Bookcycle Storytime

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

Get out and enjoy the nice weather with a storytime and sing-along on the lawn at Murray Park! The Queens Public Library Bookcycle will be there for all of your library needs, including getting a library card and checking out books! All ages are welcome. In case of inclement weather storytime will be held at the Court Square Library.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Computer Kids

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Children ages 8-12 are invited to join us to learn the beginnings of computer coding. Space is limited; first-come, first-served.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Coding Club

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children ages 8 and above will learn how to code using Scratch.


May
30
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

ESOL Job Search Training at Central Library

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 25 openings

This program is geared towards high intermediate and advanced English language learners seeking to enter the job market. The curriculum is focused on helping students understand different types of marketable skills as well as develop vocabulary associated with these skills. Participants will exit the series with at least an outline of a resume or a complete resume.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Family Art

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Families with children of any age can try a different art project every week.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Puzzles and Board Games for Kids

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

We've got board games, LEGOs, and fun puzzles to solve! Ask at the librarian's desk!


May
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

A Reptile "Edventure" with Erik Callender

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

This fun-filled educational experience gives children age 6 and up a unique opportunity to see and learn about The Reptile Guy's animal science, rescue, and awareness. Meet reptiles, amphibians, and even some large insects from around the world.


May
30
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Project CARE Stories and Songs with Bob "Bobaloo" Basey

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Join us for cooperation, awareness, respect, and esteem stories and songs with Bob "Bobaloo" Basey.


May
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Kids' Trivia Contest

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Attention 4th, 5th, and 6th graders: join us for the start of our monthly trivia contest. Each month a different category of questions will be selected. Winners will enter our Trivia Hall of Fame!
No registration is required!


May
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Youth Justice Court

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

Hey teens! Are you interested in finding out more about the civic opportunities for young adults in the borough of Queens? Are you looking to study or start a career in criminal justice? Well, we have the perfect program for you! Join the Far Rockaway Teen Youth Court. Learn the rules of the law and the roles and responsibilities of the various people who work in the judicial system such as law enforcement officers, judges, clerks, attorneys, and much more!

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

Additional Dates


May
30
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Bookcycle Craft

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

Get out and enjoy the nice weather with a simple craft on the lawn at Murray Park! The Queens Public Library Bookcycle will be there for all of your library needs, including getting a library card and checking out books! The craft will be best suited for ages 2 and up. In case of inclement weather storytime will be held at the Court Square Library.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Healthy Brain, Healthy Life

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Sunnyside Community Services/Care NYC will give insight into the best ways to reduce the risk of cognitive impairment as we age. Learn the steps to take to have a healthy brain and a healthy life by experiencing techniques designed to keep your brain happy and well.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

In Celebration of Pan Asian Month: Japanese Culture through Music and Dance

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Traditional Okinawan dancer, singer, and musician Junko Fisher performs her choreographed dance pieces using Okinawan and Japanese dance forms to tell the story of historical places or events in Japanese culture.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

English Conversation Group

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Join the English Conversation Group at Sunnyside Community Library. Registration is not required; just walk in.


May
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Youth Leadership Council

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Make your voice heard! You’ll advocate for your community and make real change in this yearlong program. Community service credit available!


May
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Amazing Readers Kids' Book Club

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

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


May
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Bowling for All

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Come join us for a game of bowling!

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

Additional Dates


May
30
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Family Story Hour

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

The children's librarian shares stories and themed activities with children ages 3 and up and their parents or caregivers.


May
30
4:15PM

--to--

5:15PM

Zumba Gold Workshop

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Zumba Gold instructor Suzanne Windland will teach dance moves mixed with exercise for an effective low-impact workout. Wear loose clothing and sneakers. This program is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

ProjectArt for Ages 8-12

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

ProjectArt offers free after-school art classes for children ages 8-12. Materials will be provided. Please sign up at http://www.projectart.org/nyc.


May
30
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Kids' Board Game Day

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

A day for kids to play board games.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

STEAM Thursdays

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Join us each week for a fun science, art, or math activity for school-age kids 8 years or older.


May
30
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Game Day at Mitchell-Linden

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Kids have fun playing board games and lots more!

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

Additional Dates


May
30
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Teen Scrabble Club

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Join us for a friendly game of scrabble. All teens are welcome to join us. The club will meet every Thursday at 5:00pm. All skill levels are welcome and we look forward to having a tournament at the end of the summer.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
5:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

MS Excel Formulas & Functions

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 24 openings

Learn to edit and manipulate data in the Using Formulas and Functions workshop. Learn the common and useful formulas to use with your data! Basic computer skills are required.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

All About Alexa

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Learn how to get started with Alexa and what Alexa is capable of, as well as tips for getting the most out of your smart home devices. Owners of Google Home, Amazon Echo, and Amazon Echo Dot will also find this class useful. Instructor: Jay Dela Cruz


May
30
5:30PM

--to--

7:00PM

Chinese Folk Dance

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come join us for Chinese folk dance!

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

Additional Dates


May
30
5:30PM

--to--

7:00PM

Chess Club

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Come join our ongoing Chess Club every week on Thursdays. Anyone who is interested is welcome.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
5:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Adult Chess Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Practice your chess skills with other adults.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Adult Haitian Creole Computer Class

Location: South Hollis
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.

Basic computer classes in Haitian Creole for adults and senior citizens.

South HollisThu, Jun 6, 20196:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, Jun 13, 20196:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, Jun 20, 20196:00PM - 7:30PM

May
30
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Chess Club

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Chess is a game of strategy and problem solving, Whether you have never played, are a beginner, or a more advanced player, you can learn the strategies that will make you a better chess player. Play a game of chess with friends at Poppenhusen Library.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Conversational English Group

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Join us in our meeting room to practice speaking English in an informal setting.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Adult Craft Hour

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us weekly for a variety of crafts. We will learn to crochet, knit, make jewelry, explore paper crafts, create collages, and paint with coffee, watercolor, and acrylics.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Ping Pong

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Play ping pong in the library!

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

Additional Dates


May
30
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

College 101: Pre-College Prep and Tips for Surviving Freshman Year and Beyond

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

It is never too early to plan for college. These fun and interactive programs are offered to tweens and teens with a curiosity about how to prepare and what to expect freshman year and beyond. This program will be offered at the Fresh Meadows Library.


May
30
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Low-Impact Chair Exercise for Adults

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

ShapeUp NYC instructor Peggy leads this low-impact workout designed to help build muscle strength while improving cardiovascular health and range of motion. Wear comfortable clothing, and bring a towel and water bottle. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Introduction to iPhone & iPad: Use and Navigation

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Learn how to use the proper settings and functions of the iPhone and iPad. There will be hands-on practical training. Space is limited; registration is required. Participants have to bring their own iPhone/iPad.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Medical Complications Associated with Obesity

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Obesity is a serious concern because it is associated with poorer mental health outcomes, reduced quality of life, and all the leading causes of death in the U.S. and worldwide, including diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and some types of cancer. Come learn more about these relationships, but more importantly, ways that you might be able to be your healthiest self, and how you might keep your loved ones as healthy as possible. All are welcome.


May
30
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Updates in Women’s Health

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Come learn some of the most important things that you can do to stay healthy. Dr. Farrow, an obstetrician-gynecologist from Northwell Health, will teach us what we should do as part of our routine care and help us understand the ever-changing women’s health guidelines.


May
30
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Total Body Conditioning Class for Adults

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

ShapeUp NYC instructor Zarina leads this fitness class designed to assist with your daily activities, from lifting shopping bags to climbing the stairs and pushing the carts. Using your own bodyweight, we will incorporate moves like squats and lunges that will build muscle, gain strength, and burn calories. Wear comfortable clothing, and bring a towel and water bottle. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Moving for Life

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Moving for Life is a scientifically based self-care fitness program using gentle warm-ups, light aerobics, and targeted strengthening in a way that is fun and enjoyable for all! Workouts can be done seated or standing. You are encouraged to do what is comfortable and modify based on your energy, range of motion, or fitness level. We start where you are, so don’t worry if you haven’t been moving in a while. All are welcome!

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

Additional Dates


May
30
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Shape Up NYC: Zumba for Adults

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

ShapeUp NYC instructor Annette leads this fitness class designed for adults that includes a combination of high and low impact aerobics and incorporates dance moves to the beat of salsa, merengue, and a variety of music. Space is limited. Bring a bottle of water and wear comfortable clothing. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Robotics Workshop (Ages 8 and Up)

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

If you've ever dreamed of creating a robot army to take over the world...this is not the program for you, but it will get you started on building the robot of the future. This program is for ages 8 and up. Supplies are very limited, so registration will be required.


May
30
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Meet the Author: Crystal Wolfe Discusses "Where the Shadows Meet the Light"

Location: Maspeth
Registration: Not required

"Where the Shadows Meet the Light" is the first volume of an epic fantasy by local author Crystal Wolfe. Fourteen chosen ones, guided by an ancient prophecy, come together to defeat a dictator threatening the freedom of all people and magical creatures. Join us as Crystal discusses her research, writing, and getting published.
Books will be available for sale and signing.


May
30
6:00PM

--to--

7:15PM

Learn Chinese With Lin San

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Learn Chinese for beginners.


May
30
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Spring Film Festival: "A Dog's Purpose"

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This dramedy follows a dog as he is reincarnated as different breeds belonging to various owners. Over the course of multiple lifetimes, the canine's existence intersects with that of a young boy who rescued him in 1962. (PG) *Auditorium*


May
30
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Hip-Hop: Empowering the Formerly Incarcerated (Panel & Resource Fair)

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Join us for a Hip-Hop: Empowering the Formerly Incarcerated panel discussion and resource fair. Moderator Ralph McDaniels hosts a panel with representatives from various steps of re-entry from human rights, corrections, and judicial. Special guests include hip-hop legend Slick Rick, Maxwell Melvin from the Lifers Group, Lithera Forbes (women’s rights), and other community activists.


May
30
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Beginners' Computer Class

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Adults are introduced to basic computer programs: the Internet, email, and Microsoft Word.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Open Mic and Reading Series

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Open Mic is for all performers of any genre to take the mic for four minutes. Spectators are also welcome. Featured readers are as follows: January: Enrique Flores-Galbis, February: Gabriel Don, March: Tiffany-Amber Moton, April: Scott Raven Tarazevits, May: Saajida Richard


May
30
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Yoga for Adults with Dorothy Ng

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Certified yoga instructor Dorothy Ng teaches basic yoga techniques and exercises. Bring a mat and wear workout clothes. It is recommended that you do not eat for three hours or drink for one hour before class. Space is limited and available first-come, first-served.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Dance Fitness for Adults

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

ShapeUp NYC instructor Nora leads this fitness class that uses easy-to-follow dance steps to increase cardio fitness and mobility and to tone the body. Space is limited. Bring a bottle of water and wear comfortable clothing. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Summer Reading: Hour of Code Club

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Come use our laptops for our Hour of Code gaming session! This club will focus on understanding how coding controls everything on computers & technology through gaming. This program is for kids ages 7+.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

Haitian Creole Class for Beginners

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.

This course is for people with little or no prior knowledge of Haitian Creole (Kreyòl). Participants will learn speaking, reading, writing, and listening comprehension within a Haitian cultural context. Core concepts of grammar, phonetics, and other aspects of language structure will be covered. At the end of the course, participants will be able to conduct simple conversations and write at the basic level in Kreyòl. Space is limited.

Central LibraryThu, Jun 6, 20196:30PM - 8:00PM
Central LibraryThu, Jun 13, 20196:30PM - 8:00PM
Central LibraryThu, Jun 20, 20196:30PM - 8:00PM

May
31
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Chit Chat and STARs Performance

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Chat and make friends over the phone, and then enjoy scenes from classic plays performed by Senior Theater Acting Repertory. This is a teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
10:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

STARs: Senior Theater Acting Repertory

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Calling all older adults! Join our galaxy of STARs and perform theatrical works at the library with a great group of people!

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

Additional Dates


May
31
10:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Scrabble Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

We meet weekly to play this popular word game. Please bring your own Scrabble set.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
10:15AM

--to--

11:15AM

Picture Book Time

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Children ages 4 and under and their parents or other adult caregivers are welcome for storytelling, music, and games. This program runs all year long.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
10:15AM

--to--

10:45AM

Mother Goose

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-18 months and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, songs, finger plays, and more.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
10:15AM

--to--

11:15AM

Play Today

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Program for babies through pre-K and caregivers to drop in and play with a variety of early literacy toys (blocks, puzzles, and movement toys such as bikes and crawl tunnel).

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

Additional Dates


May
31
10:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Knitting & Crochet Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Knitters and crocheters, if you are looking for a place to share your "purls" of wisdom and experience, please join us. Bring your own material.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

In this 45-minute program, infants to 3 years olds enjoy bouncing rhymes, puppets, and free play with our toys and puzzles. An adult must accompany the child.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mommy and Me

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us for playtime with arts and crafts for toddlers ages 1-3.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

English Conversation Class

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Adults improve their English through group conversations about everyday topics.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Toddler Playtime

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Come join us for a fun toddler playtime for 1-3 year olds with caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Storytime

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

Come enjoy some fun stories and coloring.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Babies & Books

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

You are your child's first teacher. Enjoy our wide variety of board books, nurture preliteracy skills, meet up with other caregivers, and discover the joy of reading with your baby at the library! This program is for infants ages 6-17 months.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mother Goose Time/Picture Book Open Play

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Mother Goose Time is for children 18 months to 2 years of age. Join us for songs, finger plays, and stories.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Knitting & Crochet Group

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

If you like to knit and crochet, the library invites you to meet up and share techniques and patterns with one another. You must bring your own supplies.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Friday Morning Storytime (Ages 18-36 Months Old)

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Come to the library for stories, songs, and finger plays for children ages 18-36 months old.


May
31
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Kickoff to Kindergarten Spring 2019

Location: Briarwood
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.

This is for children ages 3-5 and their parents/caregivers, who can help children learn the skills they need to be successful before they start kindergarten. During the eight weekly sessions, the parents or caregivers and the children will learn how to use games, hands-on activities, and stories that help build the most important language and social skills. Preregistration is required; please call the Briarwood Library at 718-658-1680 or come in person to register.

BriarwoodFri, Jun 7, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM
BriarwoodFri, Jun 14, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM

May
31
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Toddler Funtime

Location: Maspeth
Registration: Not required

Children from 18 months to 3 years old and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive activities and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.


May
31
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Broadway Babies

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes for the littlest library visitors! This program is for babies up to 17 months old and their parents/caregivers. No registration is required.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Storytime

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Children birth to age 5 and their parent or caregiver are welcome to join us for stories, songs, crafts, and lots of fun. A great way to meet other families with young children in the neighborhood. Siblings are always welcome!

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

Additional Dates


May
31
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Storytime and Me

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Children between the ages of 8 months to 18 months and their caregivers are welcome to enjoy a storytime and activity time together.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Japanese Storytime

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Come and enjoy storytime in Japanese!


May
31
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Insects & Bugs

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Do you want to learn about insects and bugs? The Children's Library Discovery Center has the program for you. You will learn and create your own masterpiece.

Children's Library Discovery Center
Multipurpose Room
10:30 AM
May 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31st.


May
31
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Time

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18 months - 3 years and their caregivers are welcome to join us for a simple craft followed by stories, songs, and finger plays.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Toddler Time

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

This program offers stories, songs, and finger plays for young children from 1 year (walkers) -2 yrs.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time and Preschool Stories

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun for toddlers and preschoolers.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
11:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

Toddler Time

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, songs, finger plays, and a craft for children ages 18-36 months and their caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Baby and Me

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Babies (3-17 months) and their parents and caregivers are welcome to join us for bounces, nursery rhymes, stories, and more!


May
31
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Creative Aging: Working with Watercolors

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 openings

Working with Watercolors is taught by professional teaching artist Richard Estrin. This is a nine-session sequential course. Attendance at all sessions is recommended. Registration is required. Register by calling the Peninsula Library at 718-634-1110. All supplies will be provided by the Library.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

PreK Stories

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Parents/caregivers with PreK three & four year olds will enjoy storytime and activities. We'll explore a new theme and skill every week!

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

Additional Dates


May
31
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

One-on-One Computer Basics

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

We are offering 30-minute one-on-one computer training, available by appointment. Participants are limited to three sessions per day. Sign up for classes at 11am, 11:30am, or noon.


May
31
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

May Flower Family Craft

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

If you love gardens, but hate the mess of dirt and water, come to our craft program, and you'll leave the library with a paper flower even the worst gardener can maintain.


May
31
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

STEM Storytime

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Children in pre-K to grade 1 are invited to join us weekly for a story and various STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) activities. This fun and hands-on program will include a read-aloud of a popular children's picture book along with a STEM craft and activity.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Legal Services Assistance

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Queens Law Associates representatives will be presenting information regarding their legal assistance services such as immigration guidance; family law cases that include visitation and custody related matters; civil, criminal, and matrimonial matters; adolescent legal assistance; housing assistance; and much more.


May
31
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Toddler Time

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Picture books, finger plays, action rhymes, and songs for children ages 18 to 36 months and their caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Baby and Me

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Babies (ages birth up to 1 year) and their caregivers will enjoy a lap-sit program consisting of stories, songs, and rhymes.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Storytime

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories and songs Fridays at 11:30am. All ages are welcome.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
11:30AM

--to--

12:15PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

This program offers stories, songs, and finger plays for young children ages 3-4.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Do you have a gadget or device that you are having issues with or need help with? Bring your device to the library and get one-on-one help! To make an appointment or if you have any questions please call Poppenhusen Library at 718-353-8894.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
12:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Scrabble Club

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

We meet weekly to play this popular word game. Please bring your own Scrabble set.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Friday Films

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Come join us for Friday Films! Every Friday, we'll be showing a mix of classics, new movies, and hidden gems.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
12:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Community Blood Drive

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Join us on the Mobile Bus Unit in front of the Library’s main entrance from 12 to 6 pm.
There is presently an emergency blood shortage and your donation will help save up to three lives. Our community hospitals need your help.


May
31
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Keanu Reeves Movie Marathon

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

May is Keanu Reeves Movies Month. Join us for screenings of these blockbuster movies.
5/3: "The Replacements" (2000, PG-13)
5/10: "The Matrix" (1999, R)
5/17: "The Matrix Reloaded" (2003, R)
5/24: "John Wick" (2014, R)
5/31:"John Wick Chapter 2" (2017, R)
Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.


May
31
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Arts & Crafts for Adults

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Please join us for arts & crafts. We will be working on simple projects using different craft materials. This class is designed for adults with intellectual disabilities. All interested adults are welcomed.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
12:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

One-on-One Technical Assistance for Adults

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Do you need help with downloading our apps, navigating our website, or surfing the Internet? Do you have a phone, table, laptop, gadget, or any device you need help with? Bring it in to the Customer Service Specialist desk and get one-on-one help. Please sign up at the customer service desk.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

English Conversation Class

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Adults improve their English through group conversations about everyday topics.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Canasta Club

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Come play or learn the game.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
1:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Whitestone Mahjong Club

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Interested in playing Mahjong or learning how to play? Sign up by calling 718-831-8644.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Grow Your Own Herbs at the Library

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Have you ever wanted to have your own miniature garden? Plant your own herb garden at the library, which you will be able to take home. Herbs do not take up much space, and grow quickly. We will grow mint, chives, parsley, and other fragrant herbs. If you've ever been curious about gardening, this program is for you. This program is for adults only.


May
31
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Let's Bingo!

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Spend an hour playing Bingo with old friends and new. Earn bragging rights & sometimes a surprise library prize.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Film Festival Fridays

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

We show classic and independent films every Friday at 2:00 PM. Please call Bay Terrace Library at 718-423-7004 for titles.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
2:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Freestyle Fridays

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us after school on Fridays to hang out with your friends and participate in activities like board games, ping pong, art, and karaoke! Each week features a different activity; come on by to check it out!

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

Additional Dates


May
31
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Movie Fridays for Kids

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us for fun movies!

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

Additional Dates


May
31
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

The Sixties: On Broadway

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Jenny Lynn Stewart takes you on a magical journey packed with celebrated hits from "Hello, Dolly," "Mame," "Camelot," "Fiddler on the Roof," "Hair," and more. Her anecdotes about the decade infuse the afternoon with nostalgic memories of a time that was filled with the idealism of a limitless future. She will be joined by William Lewis on piano.


May
31
3:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

QL Teen Radio Podcast

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

Attention, teens! Are you interested in one of these careers?
-Broadcast Journalism
-Audio Engineering
-News Reporting
-Radio
-Podcast

If so, come be a part of Far Rockaways' very own Teen Radio Show! This program is by teens, for teens. Come along and learn how to be a radio host, create topics and host engaging podcast episodes, or edit and engineer! This program is made possible by a grant from Department of Youth & Community Development.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
3:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Family Movie: "How to Train Your Dragon"

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Customers of all ages are welcome to join us as we watch "How to Train Your Dragon" (2010, PG).


May
31
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Friday Kids' Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-12 join us for a variety of fun activities each week: knitting, arts and crafts, board games, Legos, and much more! Parents, grandparents, and other adult caregivers are encouraged to join the activities!

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

Additional Dates


May
31
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Friday at the Movies

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Come join us on Friday at the movies. Movies are rated G or PG.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Board Game Fridays

Location: Maspeth
Registration: Not required

You provide the fun; we'll provide the games! Come to the Maspeth Library every Friday, and give us your library card to use any of our many board games.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Table Top Gaming & Chess

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Join Fresh Meadows in our Funday Friday with gaming.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Game Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Come join us for an afternoon of checkers, chess, Connect Four, Jenga, jigsaw puzzles, mancala for kids, Monopoly, Scrabble, World Hangman, Yu-Gi-Oh, and more!


May
31
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

School-age children, come and join us on Friday afternoons to make an arts and crafts project.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Fun Fridays

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Kids ages 3 and up, come play board and card games and try your hand at origami on Friday afternoons in the children's room! Start your weekend off in a fun way!


May
31
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Game Day

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children of all ages are welcome to join game day for some board game fun.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Seaside Open Mic

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Seaside Library invites all neighborhood performers to come and be a part of our Open Mic Night! Bring your guitars, mandolins, voices, poetry, dancing shoes, and more. Let's celebrate each other's creativity and just have fun!


May
31
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Family Movie: Ralph Breaks the Internet

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

Join us the last Friday of every month for a family movie! Children of all ages are welcome. This movie is rated PG.


May
31
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Movie Time for Kids

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

It's Friday! Children, come and watch "Moana" (2016, PG) and relax!


May
31
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Children's Friday Matinee

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Kids age 12 and under with their parents or guardians are invited to screenings of blockbuster children's movies.
5/3: "The Lion King" (1994, PG)
5/10: "The Lego Movie 2" (2019, PG)
5/17: "The Secret Life of Pets" (2010, PG)
5/24: "How to Train Your Dragon" (2010, PG)
5/31: "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World" (2019, PG)
Seating is limited and available first-come, first-served.


May
31
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

S.T.E.A.M. Fridays

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Let off a little S.T.E.A.M. on Friday! Children are welcome to participate in a S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) activity!
4/26: Newspaper Shoe Challenge
5/3: Design and Build Your Own "mini roller coaster"
5/10: Rescue Device
5/17: Pretty Penny Experiments
5/31: Maze Design
6/7: Popsicle Stick Geometry
6/14: Design and Build Your Own "Grabber"
6/21: Newspaper Tower Challenge
6/28: CD Balloon Hovercraft

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

Additional Dates


May
31
3:45PM

--to--

5:30PM

Recovery International

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Anxiety, fear, obsessions, anger, stress, depression: finding a way to cope is here. A Recovery International meeting is a safe, free, and confidential place to get help for these issues. All are welcome.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
3:45PM

--to--

5:30PM

Movie Showing: "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World"

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Discover the hidden world of the night furies with Hiccup and Toothless in "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World" (2019, PG). Audio in English, subtitles in Spanish (if available).


May
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:45PM

Kids' Film

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

We will show a children's film or family film, a genre that contains children or relates to them in the context of home and family.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen LGBTQIA Club

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Club for LGBTQIA teens and their allies. Teen-led topics every meeting.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Wii Games

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Come race your wheels off, battle your heart out, and dance your socks off with Wii games at the library every Monday! We have sports games, dancing games, racing games, and more! No registration or experience necessary. A parent or guardian must accompany children under age 8.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Teen Game Day

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Have fun during game day! Check out a board game to play with your friends, or play one of our specialty games with new and old friends.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Fun Fridays

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Come join us for a fun activity every Friday!

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

Additional Dates


May
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

New York Cares offers chess lessons for beginners and an opportunity for experienced players to get in the games.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Wii Games

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Foster a sense of positive physical activity and sportsmanship using our Wii cart.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Children's Film Series

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5 to 12 years old are invited to join us for a different children's film on the last Friday of each month.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Tween and Teen Club

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Tweens and teens, join us every Friday (that school is open) to hang out with your friends, make new friends, play games, and create crafts. There will be a different activity every week for 5th-12th graders.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Hooked On Yarn

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

If you love to create crafts using yarn, this program is for you!

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

Additional Dates


May
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Manga Drawing

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Artist Eric Cheung teaches teens and tweens basic techniques for drawing manga characters.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Storytelling Lab with Action Racket

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

What makes a good story? Teens learn the basics of storytelling in this hands-on workshop. Word games inspire participants to reveal the stories they've always wanted to tell.


May
31
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Spring Arts and Crafts

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join us for spring arts and crafts for ages 3 and up.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Air Hockey Games

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Teens are welcome to come in and play a game of air hockey.


May
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Game Day

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Come and play one of our many board games. This program is for the whole family.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

The Third Annual Walking Challenge

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Record your steps with us for the month of May to stay healthy and win small (but satisfying) prizes. Sign up at the reference desk.


May
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Teen Code Club

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Learn to code at Queens Public Library! Our code club has no lectures: you’ll learn to make websites, animations, apps, and games by actually making them, step by step. Prepare for a tech career or learn skills you can use in the real world right now to make whatever you can dream up.


May
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Jewish American Heritage Month

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Celebrate Jewish American Culture with a monthlong festival of outstanding performers and acclaimed authors: Diane Cypkin's celebration of Yiddish Theater, 5/6; Miryem-Khaye Seigel in Concert, 5/9; Hy Wolf Sings Yiddish Songs, 5/16; Allen L. Rickman's "Mikhoels Presentation," 5/13; Shane Baker as Mitzi Manna, 5/20; and Armando Lucas Correa, "The Daughter's Tale" [novel], 5/31


May
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Coding for All

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Join us as we learn the basics of coding and play some computer games!

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

Additional Dates


May
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Samsung Windows Mixed Reality Experience

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Windows Mixed Reality combines the thrill of virtual reality mixed with augmented reality in an experience like no other. Must be 18+ and/or 13+ with parental consent.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

Memorial Day Beaded Necklace Craft

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Children ages 8 and up are invited to create a red, white, & blue beaded necklace to celebrate Memorial Day.


May
31
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Circle of Friends for Autistic Children

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

Children in our Circle of Friends discover the wonders of science doing simple experiments, develop social skills, and have fun playing games. Caregivers must be present. This program is for children ages 6 -12.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Film Friday

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

End the month with a family-friendly film for ages 5-12.


May
31
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Young Ambassadors Program

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

The Young Ambassadors Program is an innovative education and leadership development program focused on experiential learning and community.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
4:30PM

--to--

6:00PM

Movie Night at Astoria Library

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

Join us for a film screening at the Astoria Library. We will be screening age-appropriate movies for kids every Friday.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
4:45PM

--to--

5:45PM

Girls' Junior Book Club

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

This is a book club for girls reading at second to third grade level! Come join in the book discussion and encourage healthy reading habits. Please pick-up and read the month's selection for the club meeting.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
5:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Nail Polish Workshop

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Design and polish your own nails or have them done for you. All nail polishes and supplies will be provided.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Teen Anime and Graphic Novel 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.


Jun
1
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Let's Make Some Noise: Flag Making

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

Drop into the Court Square Library anytime all month long to color your Pride Flag and add it to our wall! All ages are welcome to participate!


Jun
1
10:15AM

--to--

11:15AM

Marble Run Fun: A STEM Workshop

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

Participants in this workshop will use household items to design/create their own marble run. Space is limited. Preregistration is required.


Jun
1
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Language Learning Group for Beginners in French

Location: North Hills
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Have you ever wished you could speak French? Learn how to use Transparent Language Online and benefit from an eight -week group learning experience too! You will need a Queens Library card and a computer, tablet, or smartphone to access Transparent Language to do your weekly assignments. Bring your device to the first session for help in setting up your Transparent Language Online account. Space is limited and preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
1
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Language Learning Group for Beginners in Mandarin Chinese

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

Have you ever wished you could speak Mandarin Chinese? Learn how to use Transparent Language Online and benefit from an eight -week group learning experience too! You will need a Queens Public Library card and a computer, tablet, or smartphone to access Transparent Language to do your weekly assignments. Bring your device to the first session for help in setting up your Transparent Language Online account. Space is limited and preregistration is required.

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

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Jun
1
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Language Learning Group for Beginners in Spanish

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Have you ever wished you could speak Spanish? Learn how to use Transparent Language Online and benefit from an eight-week group learning experience too! You will need a Queens Library card and a computer, tablet, or smartphone to access Transparent Language to do your weekly assignments. Bring your device to the first session for help in setting up your Transparent Language Online account. Space is limited and preregistration is required.

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Jun
1
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Family Playtime

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

Come and enjoy playing board games, giant floor puzzles, Legos, and other educational toys with your little ones. This program is for families with children up to 12 years old. No registration is required.

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Jun
1
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Playdate: STEAM edition

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Infants and toddlers are invited to play and interact with one another as we sing, read, and explore balance, sound, water, and magnetism. There is room for everyone!

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Jun
1
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Language Learning Group for Beginners in Mandarin Chinese

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 11 openings

Have you ever wished you could speak Mandarin Chinese? Learn how to use Transparent Language Online and benefit from an eight-week group learning experience too! You will need a Queens Library card and a computer, tablet, or smartphone to access Transparent Language to do your weekly assignments. Bring your device to the first session for help in setting up your Transparent Language Online account. Space is limited and preregistration is required.

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Jun
1
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Program Beats with Sonic Pi

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 25 openings

Sonic Pi is a digital musical instrument that allows you to make and remix music through live coding. Participants will create music using the same technology used by music industry professionals.


Jun
1
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Family Crafts

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us for some fun family crafts.

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Jun
1
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Let's Make Some Noise: Flag Making

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

All are invited to color pride flags for Pride Month. The library staff will hang up the flags in the library for the month of June.


Jun
1
11:00AM

--to--

5:00PM

Saturday Drop-In Crafts

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

This is a three-part series of drop-in crafts.
June 1: Create waterproof pouches made with zip lock bags and fancy duck tape.
June 8: Paint by stickers and coloring pages
June 15: Create a vision board.

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Jun
1
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Super Saturday Morning

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Kids of all ages and their special grownups are invited to have fun on Saturday mornings with origami, coloring pages, board games, and puzzles for the 3+ crowd, and Lincoln Logs, Mega Bloks, and Star Builders for the little ones!

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Jun
1
11:30AM

--to--

1:00PM

Language Learning Group for Beginners in Spanish

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Have you ever wished you could speak Spanish? Learn how to use Transparent Language Online and benefit from an eight-week group learning experience too! You will need a Queens Public Library card and a computer, tablet, or smartphone to access Transparent Language to do your weekly assignments. Bring your device to the first session for help in setting up your Transparent Language Online account. Space is limited and preregistration is required.

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Jun
1
12:00PM

--to--

2:15PM

Saturday Afternoon Movies

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

6/1: "A Star Is Born" (2018, R)
6/8: "Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress" (2002)
6/15: "That Touch of Mink" (1962)
6/22: "Front Runner" (2018)
6/29: "Red Sparrow" (2018, R)

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Jun
1
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Writing from the Heart: An Eleven-Week Workshop in Creative Writing with Dr. Maxine Fisher

Location: Maspeth
Registration: Not required

Do you have the urge to write a story or essay -- perhaps based on your own personal experience -- but don't know how or where to begin? Come join a group of people who share a love of the written word. Dr. Maxine Fisher taught writing for many years at Queens College and is a published author of books for children and young adults. In addition, she writes for children's television. Space is limited. First-come, first-served.

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Jun
1
12:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Practice SAT Exam

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

Take a full length, timed practice SAT exam. This program is open to all high schoolers. Registration requested; please call 718-454-7272. Walk-ins accepted if space allows.


Jun
1
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Write Now! NY Writer's Coalition

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Join NY Writer's Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop open to writers of all genres--poetry, fiction, memoir, and anything else. Writers of all backgrounds and experience levels are welcome. No advanced registration is required.


Jun
1
1:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Family Day Celebration

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

The Friends of The Rosedale Library invite you to "A Family Day Celebration." There will be different activities including Bingo and arts & crafts. Refreshments will be served. This program is made possible through the generous support of Council Member Donovan Richards.


Jun
1
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Culture Bridge Series #12: From Mona Lisa to the Vatican Treasures - Special Art Exhibitions in NY

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

There are thousands of special art exhibitions in New York each year; most of them happen in museums, galleries, and art fairs. Mr. Rubin Chen will share inside stories about the special art exhibitions in New York, based on his more than ten years of on-site experience and research.
*IRC Conference Room*


Jun
1
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Adult Crochet Program

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join our adult crochet program. All skill levels are welcome from beginner to advanced. Learn to knit or crochet, learn new stitches and techniques, or just come to enjoy some fellowship.

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Jun
1
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Little Orchestra Society at the Astoria Library

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

The Little Orchestra Society will be presenting the books "Zin Zin Zin a Violin," & "The Bat Boy and His Violin." On our journey to learning all the musical instruments of the family, we meet Millie the violin who plays in a duo with Ms. Katie on flute. In this workshop students get introduced to different sounds of the violin and hear two instruments play together. This class features special guest Andie Springer, a versatile violinist and educator who is excited to share her musical talents!


Jun
1
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Fused Glass Jewelry Making Workshop for Adults

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 openings

Learn about and make fused glass jewelry. Materials will be provided. Preregistration is required; class is limited to 20 participants.

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Jun
1
1:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Free Childbirth Education

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

This three-hour class will help you build confidence in your body’s strength and abilities for birth. Come learn about the stages of labor, how to prepare, and what to expect. This class is a must for anyone who is pregnant, a support person, or considering having a child in the next year. Come learn from a Certified Childbirth Educator. There will be plenty of time for Q&A. To reserve a seat, please sign up with Cambria Heights staff in person or via phone at 718-528-3535.


Jun
1
1:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Queensbridge Community Science Project

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 23 openings

Join us this summer as we observe our urban landscape more closely. Work with science educators in hands-on activities exploring air, water, and soil quality using science and technology tools. Connect with your neighbors and discuss solutions to indoor air quality, pathways for advocacy, and resources for continued monitoring of our community.

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Jun
1
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Author Talk and Short Film with Pro Basketball Player Jerry Harkness

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Join us to hear author and professional basketball player Jerry Harkness talk about his memoir "Connections." Mr. Harkness played for the New York Knicks and the Indiana Pacers. His love for his community has him volunteering many hours, giving back and encouraging young people to achieve excellence. Copies of "Connections" will be available for sale and signing.


Jun
1
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

R.E.A.D. a Book With a Dog Named Shadow

Location: Astoria
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 4 openings

Reading Education Assistance Dogs is a program which helps children build confidence while reading to a dog (Shadow) in a relaxed, non-judgmental environment. The program, offered in conjunction with New York Therapy Animals, focuses on children K-3, but is equally successful for students with special needs, physical, emotional, and intellectual disabilities, and ESL students. Preregistration is recommended.

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Jun
1
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Design Your Own Lace Bracelet

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 11 openings

Phyllis Ger shows how to give an ordinary cuff bracelet a chic designer look using vintage lace accented with crystals. Materials will be provided. Space is limited. Preregistration is required.

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Jun
1
2:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Remember Y(our) Connection/Tandaan Ang Ating Ugnayan: Filipino Wisdom in the Face of Climate Change

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

How do we survive and thrive in the face of climate change? In this exhibit, Filipino/a/x immigrants teach us about tapping into our resourcefulness, community power, resilience, hope, faith, and strength (lakas ng loob). Enjoy photos and video from interviews with Filipino/a/x immigrants, and learn about how the Fil-Am artist team engaged the community in this arts project.

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Jun
1
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Bring Your Story--Renayung: The Journey of Living Traditions

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

This is a multidisciplinary performance which features the Kulintang Gong Ensemble, as well as ritual and storytelling dances and chants of the Meranao, Taosug, Higaoonon, and T'boli people of southern Philippines.


Jun
1
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Let's Make Some Noise: An Afternoon of Chamber Music

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Members of the Queer Urban Orchestra present a concert featuring QUO’s principal cellist Bjorn Berkhout assisted by pianist Marie Blair performing Prokofiev’s haunting and powerful Sonata for Cello and Piano and will also include chamber music performed by violinists Jonathan Bloomfield and Brendan Ratchford, violist Andrew Holland, and others.


Jun
1
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Foot Jewelry Workshop for Adults

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 8 openings

Craft artist Melody Burns teaches participants how to transform colorful beads into jewelry for your feet. Materials will be available for up to 15 participants. Preregistration is required.

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Jun
1
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

LEGO Robotics Club

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

In partnership with NYC First, McGoldrick Library brings robotics and coding to the community. Kids and teens (grade 4-8) will learn how to code and use LEGO EV3. By following simple directions, they will be able to code and control their own robot to walk, talk, drive, grab, and spin. Registration is required.

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Jun
1
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Let’s Make Some Noise: Flag Making

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Love is love: Celebrate the start of Pride month with arts & crafts. Create your own personalized flag to take home or decorate the Teen Space.


Jun
1
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Flushing Culture Bridge Series #13: Andean, Celtic & Middle Eastern Music by Inti & the Moon

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Inti and the Moon is an Andean / Latin band that combines the instruments and rhythms of Andean tradition influenced by a taste of genres such as jazz, flamenco, Celtic, and Middle Eastern music. Come and enjoy this enchanting music. *Auditorium*


Jun
1
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Queensboro Hill Knitting/Crochet Group

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Get your knit and crochet on with us at Queensboro Hill! We knit twice a month; all levels welcome! Confounded by a pattern? We've all been there - bring it; we're bound to have someone who can figure it out. Bring your craft bag and get ready for light snacks and fun conversation. Please bring your own supplies.

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Jun
1
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Movie Day

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Join us to watch a movie.

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Jun
1
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Percussia: To New York With Love

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Percussia is an innovative musical ensemble based in Queens, New York. Led by artistic director and percussionist Ingrid Gordon, Percussia's unique instrumentation of percussion, harp, flute, and viola gives the group its one-of-a-kind signature sound. Percussia's varied repertoire is an eclectic mash-up of contemporary chamber music, world and popular music styles, and original arrangements. Percussia's repertoire crosses genres, styles, and cultural boundaries.


Jun
1
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Ridgewood Tenants Union

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

The Ridgewood tenants' assembly meets to grow tenant power in the neighborhood in the face of increasing displacement and gentrification. Tenants will come together to discuss the issues they are facing and start working together to create a plan of action. The Tenants Union meets at the library the first Saturday of each month.

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Jun
1
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

Cody Childs & The Ladies of Soul

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Friends of Pomonok Presents: Cody Childs & The Ladies of Soul, who will perform a tribute to the songs of the 1960s titled "Shades of Soul: Music of the '60s." The performance will spotlight the songs made famous by such groups/artists as Jackie Wilson, Aretha Franklin, The Beatles, Wilson Pickett, The Supremes, The Impressions, Joe Cocker, Otis Redding, Ben E. King, The Young Rascals, Eddie Floyd, and others.

@ 2:30 pm


Jun
1
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Pathway to U.S. Citizenship: Becoming a U.S. Citizen and Building Your Civic Knowledge

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

Are you ready to become a U.S. citizen? Sessions are in English and include a workshop and basic civics education.
5/4 - Are you ready to be a U.S. citizen?/Introduction to American history
5/11- Required documents and more/Introduction to American government and politics
5/18- Common barriers to naturalization/American culture and geography
6/1- Naturalization interview and beyond/Review of 100 questions


Jun
1
2:30PM

--to--

3:45PM

Meet the Author: "Our Invisible Neighbors" by Crystal Wolfe

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Are you or someone you know one paycheck away from homelessness like millions of New Yorkers? Local author Crystal Wolfe will discuss her book "Our Invisible Neighbors: Accounts, Causes, and Solutions to the Epidemic of Homelessness in the 21st Century." Books will be available for sale and signing.


Jun
1
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Myth or Fact! Autism Workshop

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Find out if it's a fact and how to research the real answers. Connect with important resources to help you in dealing with navigating the world of autism. There will be Q & A after the workshop.

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Jun
1
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Free Writing Class: Extraordinary Stories, Everyday Plots

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Author David Burr Gerrard leads this writing class that explores how you can give your characters simple, even mundane goals that will enliven your fiction.

This program is part of a series of free writing classes provided by the Newtown Literary Alliance, Inc. in partnership with Queens Public Library.


Jun
1
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Cinema Saturdays

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Kids ages 5 and up and their caregivers can sit back and enjoy a great feature film in the comfort of Forest Hills' Story Hour Room. Come be entertained by the magic of the movies!
Join us in June for the following movies:
June 1: 101 Dalmatians (1961) (ages 5 and up) 80 min
June 8: Over the Hedge (ages 5 and up) 83 min
June 15: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (ages 6 and up) 89 min
June 22: Curious George (ages 4 and up) 86 min
June 29: The Emperor’s New Groove (ages 6 and up) 78 min

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Jun
1
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Bring Your Story: Foncho Castellar and los Alegres de Colombia

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

In this presentation, Foncho Castellar will open up the world of virtuoso accordion and the beauty of Colombian music to listeners of all ages. Come ready to get involved and learn the nuts and bolts of Colombian vallenato.


Jun
1
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Basic Coding Classes for Kids

Location: Glen Oaks
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.

This program introduces children ages 8-12 (3rd to 7th grades) to the world of coding. Participants will learn basic HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to create their very first webpage. Attendance is required for all four sessions. Register in person or by calling 718-831-8636.

Glen OaksSat, Jun 8, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
Glen OaksSat, Jun 15, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
Glen OaksSat, Jun 22, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM

Jun
1
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Bring Your Story: Irish Step Dancing

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Dancers from The Ciara Greene School of Irish Step Dancing will delight audiences with their high kicking and lively dancing. After this performance complete with costumes, music, traditional Irish step dancing shoes, and some history on Irish dance, audience members will be walking away humming to the tune of an Irish jig!

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Jun
1
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Ital Rain Caribbean Heritage Celebration

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

The high enegery reggae band Ital Rain returns to Queens Public Library to celebrate Caribbean Heriatge Month. They will have you swaying in your seat as they play all of the old and new reggae hits.


Jun
1
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Meet the Author: “Seltzertopia: The Extraordinary Story of an Ordinary Drink" by Barry Joseph

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join local author Barry Joseph for an entertaining look at how seltzer has moved from a simple drink with an ethnic identity to a hipster drink that continues to grow in mainstream popularity . Books will be available for sale and signing.


Jun
1
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Bring Your Story: Family Story and Craft Time

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month! We will read picture books about families who immigrated to America and then share our own families’ stories by creating colorful collages. A map will let us trace each family’s journey to the United States. This program is for children ages 4 and older with an adult. No registration required.


Jun
1
3:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Family Movies

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Join us for some family movies in June:
6/1 - "Incredibles 2" (PG)
6/26 - "My Little Pony: The Movie"

Additional Program Dates/Locations
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Jun
1
3:30PM

--to--

4:45PM

Meet the Author: "100 Things to Do in New York City Before You Die" by Evelyn Kanter

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Author, journalist, and lifelong New Yorker Evelyn Kanter has written an insider's guide to 100 astounding adventures, off-beat treats, and historically significant must-see sites in all parts of the city. Join us as Ms. Kanter shares some of the unexpected delights of the city we call home. Books will be available for sale and signing.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
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Jun
1
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Chinese Book Club

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Get a copy of our monthly Chinese book. Book discussion will take place on the first Saturday of every month.


Jun
2
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Bring Your Story: Four Treasures ( Chinese Opera, Dance, and Folk Music)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join us for Peking and Kun Opera, which includes exciting segments from well-known traditional opera pieces such as "The Monkey King”, “Peony Pavilion,” and operatic spectacles including the ribbon and sword dance. Our instrumental musical programs feature some of the most talented Chinese classical and folk musicians in the U.S. featuring gems performed on the shen, guzheng, pipa, and other traditional Chinese instruments.


Jun
2
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Chinese Medicine & Health by Mr. Fan Shuguo

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Fan Shuguo, a licensed TCM (traditional Chinese medicine) doctor, hosts a series of lectures on Chinese medicine and health that will introduce the history as well as the basic principles of Chinese medicine. Discussions will be on the basic theory of health, the role of Chinese medicine in the United States, and TCM in health care. The lecture is not intended for diagnosis and treatment but for informational purposes only. *Rooms A&B*

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Jun
2
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Chinese Author Talk Series #37: Deep Breath, Poetry Breathing

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Deep Breath, Poetry Breathing by Mi Jialu is a Chinese–English bilingual collection of poems written during his past thirty-seven years (1981-2018) which was published by Showwe Press in Taiwan.


Jun
2
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Sunday Concerts @ Central presents Paul Armstrong and Grupo Ochun

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Grupo Ochun plays a mix of original songs and Cuban classics that keep the sounds of traditional Cuban music alive in NYC. Musical styles of son, montuno, guajira, guaguanco, rumba, and bolero are represented and interpreted with a modern flair.


Jun
3
9:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Healthcare Insurance Enrollment

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Get help from a Healthcare Navigator of the NY State of Health with enrolling into a low-cost health plan.

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Jun
3
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Stay Well

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Special Services and New York City Department for the Aging-Health Promotion Unit present
Stay Well Program for New Yorkers 60 and older.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
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Jun
3
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Introduction to Computers Class

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics of how to use a computer.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
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Jun
3
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Sewing Club - Quilting With Geraldine Hazel (Intermediate)

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.

Registration is required for this six-week program. Sewing instructor Geraldine Hazel will be teaching intermediate level participants how to make a lap-sized strip quilt. This program is for intermediate level sewers only. (No beginning instruction will be given. You must know how to use a sewing machine already.) You must attend all 6 classes. The class is limited to ten participants only. Adults 18 and over only. Class starts promptly and extreme latecomers will not be admitted.

Central LibraryMon, Jun 10, 201910:00AM - 12:00PM
Central LibraryMon, Jun 17, 201910:00AM - 12:00PM

Jun
3
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Identifying Your Work Skills

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 openings

In this workshop you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your own job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills, and become aware of the most sought-after job skills.


Jun
3
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Summer: Mother Goose Rhyme & Storytime

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Kids up to age 5 can enjoy nursery rhymes, storytimes, and free play.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
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Jun
3
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Preschool Storytime

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and movement, followed by a fun, creative activity for children ages 3 and 4 years with their parents or caregivers. Space is limited; pick up a free ticket in the Children's Room at least 15 minutes before each session.

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Jun
3
10:30AM

--to--

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.

Join us for the June session of Toddler Time! Enjoy songs, finger plays, and simple story books for toddlers ages 18-35 months and their caregivers. Registration will begin on May 20th. Space is limited so don't miss out!

Central LibraryMon, Jun 10, 201910:30AM - 11:30AM
Central LibraryMon, Jun 17, 201910:30AM - 11:30AM
Central LibraryMon, Jun 24, 201910:30AM - 11:30AM

Jun
3
10:30AM

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11:30AM

ShapeUp NYC: Beginner Yoga

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

ShapeUp NYC instructor Jairo leads this fitness class where participants will practice beginning Vinyasa postures to warm up the body, bring flexibility to all muscles and joints, and wake up the nervous system followed by stretching exercises and ending with deep relaxation techniques. Wear comfortable clothing suitable for exercise; bring a yoga mat and a bottle of water. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

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Jun
3
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Crosswords

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We solve the puzzle together using your home computer. This Mail-A-Book program is open to all older adults and the homebound. First-time callers, please call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

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

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Jun
3
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Monday Midday Matinee

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Join us for a morning movie Mondays at 11:00 am.

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

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Jun
3
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Weekly Crossword

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Solve crossword puzzles at your favorite library.

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

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Jun
3
11:30AM

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12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Children ages 19-36 months are invited to join us for singing and story time. A parent or caregiver must be present.

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

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Jun
3
12:00PM

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1:00PM

ESOL Conversation Group at Bellerose

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Join our ESOL Conversation Group at Bellerose Library and improve your English speaking skills!

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

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Jun
3
12:00PM

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12:30PM

Toddler Craft

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Come join us to make a simple craft. For toddlers ages 1-4 years old. Must be accompanied by a caregiver.

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

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Jun
3
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Drop-In Computer Help

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Is your computer stumping you? Do you want to learn how to do something specific on the computer? We're here to help! Bring us your computer questions and queries and we'll provide basic instruction. This is a drop-in class for beginner to intermediate computer users. Library card is required. First-come, first-served.

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

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Jun
3
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Adult Bingo Program

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for adult Bingo.

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

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Jun
3
12:00PM

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3:00PM

Adult Gamers Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join our adult gamers club.

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

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Jun
3
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Watercolor Club

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Practice your painting skills and meet others to share your talent. Please bring your own supplies.

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

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Jun
3
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Let's Make Some Noise: Who do you love? Love has no boundaries

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Write the name of the person you love on our love wall! This wall, in celebration of LGBT pride month, will be up at our branch from Monday June 3rd through Saturday June 10th. All are welcome to participate!


Jun
3
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Bring Your Story: Stories Around Food

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

What is your family’s most beloved recipe? Who was the first to make it? What are its roots? All through June, pick a page, write down your family’s recipe, and bring it back to us. Your recipe will be scanned. All recipes will be gathered and judged by Queens chefs, and maybe your recipe will be selected to be featured in Queens Public Library’s first ever cookbook!

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

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Jun
3
12:15PM

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1:00PM

Music and Movement for Infants and Toddlers

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Infants, toddlers, and caregivers enjoy songs, movement, finger plays, puppets, and other activities.

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

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Jun
3
12:30PM

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1:30PM

Chair Yoga with Irene Failenbogen

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Friends of Briarwood Library presents chair yoga. Instructor Irene Failenbogen leads this beginner level chair-based yoga class. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and a smile! Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

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Jun
3
12:30PM

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2:30PM

ESL Conversation Class

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join our ESL conversation class!

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

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Jun
3
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

Computer Basics

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Come learn the basic steps of how to operate a computer for daily use.

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

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Jun
3
12:30PM

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1:15PM

Bilingual Baby Storytime

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Enjoy songs, knee-bouncers, and simple books in English and Spanish with your baby at bilingual baby storytime. This program is recommended for ages 0-24 months.

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

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Jun
3
12:30PM

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2:30PM

Adult ESL Conversation Class

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for conversation courses that are taken by students who want to use and improve their speaking (and listening) skills. Their needs are different from students who take ordinary textbook-based classes.

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

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Jun
3
1:00PM

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5:00PM

Job Readiness Drop-In Hours

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Do you need help with your resume or cover letter? Not sure how to search for a job? Come to our Job Readiness Drop-In Hours for assistance on these topics and more! For further information, visit the Rochdale Village Adult Learning Center or call 718-723-7662.

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

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Jun
3
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Movie Screening: "A Dog's Way Home"

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

A lost dog goes on an epic 400 mile journey to be reunited with her owner. Along the way she meets a host of new friends, both human and otherwise (2019, PG).


Jun
3
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Playdate: STEAM edition

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Infants and toddlers are invited to play and interact with one another as we sing, read, and explore balance, sound, water, and magnetism. There is room for everyone!

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

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Jun
3
1:00PM

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2:00PM

It's National Doughnut Day!

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Preschoolers and their caregivers will hear a story about a doughnut and decorate paper doughnuts to celebrate this holiday.


Jun
3
1:00PM

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3:15PM

Monday Movie Matinee

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Join us and watch the movie "A Star Is Born" (2018, R), an American musical romantic drama produced and directed by Bradley Cooper (in his directorial debut), starring Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, and Dave Chappelle. It marks the third remake of the original 1937 film.


Jun
3
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Movie Time: "Instant Family"

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Join us to watch "Instant Family" (2018, PG-13).


Jun
3
1:00PM

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7:00PM

Drop Off Your Food Scraps With the NYC Compost Project

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Help transform organic disposals into a nutritious plant food.

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

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Jun
3
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Let's Make Some Noise: Golden Girls Mondays

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Every Monday during the month of June we will be showing episodes of The Golden Girls.

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

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Jun
3
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Watercolor Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Practice your skills and meet others to share experiences. Please bring your own supplies.

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

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Jun
3
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Chair Yoga

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

Instructor Melissa Siegel leads this beginner level chair-based class with a focus on getting more in touch with the body through breathing and body flexibility exercises. Participants should wear comfortable clothing. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

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Jun
3
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Bring your supplies and make new friends at this crafts group for adults!

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

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Jun
3
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Table Top Gaming for Teens

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Teens! This is your chance to play new and rare table top games with your friends.


Jun
3
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Weekly Crossword

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

A weekly crossword to challenge you!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Chair Aerobics for Adults

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

ShapeUp NYC instructor Doris leads this chair-based class to enhance strength, flexibility, and cardio. Exercises target both upper and lower body. Participants can work at their own pace based on ability. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a towel and water bottle. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

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Jun
3
2:00PM

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3:15PM

Bring Your Own Device

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Get one-on-one assistance with your device, ask questions, and get basic tutorials.


Jun
3
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Day Book Club

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

In May, we will discuss "The Secrets Between Us" by Thrity Umrigar; in June, we will discuss "One Day in December" by Josie Silver. Please come to Windsor Park and get your copy.


Jun
3
2:00PM

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2:30PM

Special Needs Reading Group

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

We'll be reading to special needs children and adults who have limited verbal abilities. Come join us as we read books that help with sensory development. Contact the Children's Librarian for further information.

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

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Jun
3
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Bring Your Story: Map Your Story

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Using a map and "washi" tape participants can trace their family's journey to the United States. Additional craft supplies will be provided to create a cultural or familial representation of their journey.


Jun
3
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Bring Your Story: Map Your Story

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Throughout the month of June, add your story to our map and trace your family's journey to the United States.

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

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Jun
3
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

ESL Conversation Group

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Improve your spoken English skills in a supportive environment! Everyone will have the opportunity to speak and share about their culture and experiences. A group leader will lead the discussion.


Jun
3
2:45PM

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4:45PM

Drawing to See: A Creative Aging Program

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 1 openings

This is a seven-week course where participants will learn a variety of drawing techniques, deepening the experience. It is for beginners as well as students who wish to broaden their understanding of basic approaches to drawing. Teaching artist Karen Fitzgerald leads the course. Preregistration is required for all seven sessions. Please call the Rochdale Village Library to register at 718-723-4440.

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

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Jun
3
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Monday Afternoon Movies

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

5/6: "Hunter Killer" (2018, R)
5/13: "King of Thieves" (2018, R)
5/20: "Mule" (2018, R)
6/3: "On the Basis of Sex" (2018, PG-13)
6/10: "Glass" (2019, PG-13)
6/17: "Cold Pursuit" (2019, R)
6/24: "Upside" (2019, PG-13)

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

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Jun
3
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Classic Movie Mondays

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Join us for some great classics in June:

6/3 - "The Big Knife" (1955)
6/10 - "Platinum Blonde" (1931)
6/17 - "Humoresque" (1946)
6/24 - "Gold Diggers" (1935)

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

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Jun
3
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Teen Time

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Join us as we do fun activities (like games and/or arts and crafts) for teens!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
3:00PM

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4:30PM

STACKS: Homework Help

Location: Bayside
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.

STACKS is a free enrichment program for children grades 1 to 8. STACKS was created to enhance participant's learning experiences through structured and unstructured age-appropriate activities in a safe and welcoming environment that helps school-age children build their emotional, social, and academic skills. Homework Help is the keystone of the STACKS program. It occurs daily after school for 60-90 minutes. Registration is required. Please come to the library during STACKS hours to register.

BaysideTue, Jun 4, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideWed, Jun 5, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideThu, Jun 6, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideFri, Jun 7, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideMon, Jun 10, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideTue, Jun 11, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideWed, Jun 12, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideThu, Jun 13, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideFri, Jun 14, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideMon, Jun 17, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideTue, Jun 18, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideWed, Jun 19, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideThu, Jun 20, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideFri, Jun 21, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideMon, Jun 24, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideTue, Jun 25, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideWed, Jun 26, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideThu, Jun 27, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideFri, Jun 28, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM

Jun
3
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Coloring Club

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Come down to the Seaside Library and de-stress with some coloring! This program is open to all ages.

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

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Jun
3
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Baby Playdate

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

Come meet other babies, parents, and caregivers in the neighborhood every Monday for an unstructured playdate! We will provide toys and music; you provide the good company! This is for babies from birth to crawling.

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

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Jun
3
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Relay

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Join us for some fun and games as we practice listening skills and teamwork for ages 6-12.

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

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Jun
3
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen Program: Teen Cafe

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Come join us for fun at the Forest Hills Library in the auditorium! Just come and hang out with your friends! Bring your snacks to enjoy, and do homework and group projects for ages 13-18.

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

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Jun
3
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Teen Study

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

The program room is open for teens needing space to work on homework, do group projects, read down fines, or just hang out.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Paint Workshop for Children

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

Children ages 8-12 join artist Juan Ortega in a fun-filled paint workshop. Participants will learn paint mixing techniques and create their own masterpieces to take home. Space is limited. Registration is required.


Jun
3
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Chess Club

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Children and teens can come to learn and improve their knowledge of chess.

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

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Jun
3
3:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Let's Make Some Noise: Love Is Love Is Love!

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Love knows no color, shape, or form. Come in and add your very own creation to our Love Is Love Is Love collage. We will provide you with colorful supplies so just bring your imagination and create whatever you like!

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

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Jun
3
3:30PM

--to--

4:15PM

Play with Me with Pediatrician

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Encourage early learning! Join us for a story, songs, and rhymes, followed by free play with age-appropriate toys for toddlers ages 0-3 with a caregiver. A pediatrician from NY Presbyterian Hospital will talk with us about common issues.


Jun
3
3:30PM

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4:30PM

The Queens Symphony Woodwind Quintet Presents Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf for woodwind quintet and narrator is a classic for all ages. Peter, his animal friends, his grandfather, the wolf, and the hunters are represented by the instruments of the woodwind quintet and all have appropriate musical themes making this piece a delight to hear.

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

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Jun
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Fun with Theater

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Teens and tweens (grades 5 and up) will get an introduction to theater, play acting games, and write and produce their own original play in June.

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

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Jun
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Board Games

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Play a variety of board games in the children's room! Ages 4 and up are welcome!

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

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Jun
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Kidz Build!

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Children can use their creative side to build and create.

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

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Jun
3
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Baby Playdate

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

Come meet other babies, parents, and caregivers in the neighborhood every Monday for an unstructured playdate! We will provide toys and music; you provide the good company! This is for babies from birth to crawling.

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

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Jun
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Aliens: Escape from Earth with Sciencetellers

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Throughout the intergalactic story, children 6 to 12 will get to discover the unbelievable world of science through experiments and demonstrations with chemical reactions, polymers, pressure, inertia, energy, explosions and so much more! Don’t miss this action-packed and educational alien adventure. It's totally out of this world! Space is limited. Preregistration is required.

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

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Jun
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Culture Pass Community Programs: CIVICKIDS Make Art. Make a Difference.

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Join our series of Culture Pass Community Programs with Children's Museum of the Arts.

Monday June 3rd, 4-5pm
"Plastic Bottle Challenge: Sustainability"

Monday June 10th, 4-5pm
"Collage Who You Are: Identity"

These programs are for children in 3rd-6th Grade. Space is limited for all sessions. First-come, first- served.

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

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Jun
3
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Eric Carle's "The Very Hungry Caterpillar"

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Come and celebrate the 50th anniversary of Eric Carle's "The Very Hungry Caterpillar." Children ages three and up will listen to the story and make a craft relating to the story. Registration is not required.


Jun
3
4:00PM

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4:30PM

Classic Starts for Kids

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us as we read some of the classics (easy versions) and then discuss. This program is for school-age children.

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

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Jun
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Minecraft Mondays

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Join us every Monday for an hour of punching trees, crafting, and creeper hunting. Play the pocket edition or new story mode. All ages welcome but recommended for 8 and up.

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

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Jun
3
4:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Seaside Movie Matinee

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Join us on Mondays at 4pm for a seasonal selection of movies we hope our adult and older adult movie fans will enjoy.

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

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Jun
3
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Celebrate Eid with Henna Tattoos

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Eid Mubarak! Get a henna tattoo! Participants must have a permission slip signed by parents/caregivers to get a henna tattoo.


Jun
3
4:00PM

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5:00PM

After-School Crafts

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 1-6 can come to the library and make some fun crafts!

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

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Jun
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Bring Your Story: 3D Printing: My Family Immigration Story

Location: Flushing
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.

Participants brainstorm and identify objects that represent some element of their family's immigration story. They then learn the principles of 3D design to create their object to be printed with our 3D printer. Objects go on exhibit. This program is for children ages 11-14. Registration required. There are three sessions. Please see the Children's Librarian or call 718-661-1212 to register.

FlushingMon, Jun 10, 20194:00PM - 5:00PM
FlushingMon, Jun 17, 20194:00PM - 5:00PM

Jun
3
4:00PM

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4:45PM

Love is Love is Love!

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Love knows no color, shape, or form. Love is Love is Love! Use colorful paper, markers, and your imagination to make hearts, or whatever shape you think love has. Add your creations to our Love is Love is Love collage!


Jun
3
4:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Baby Playdate

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

Come meet other babies, parents, and caregivers in the neighborhood every Monday for an unstructured playdate! We will provide toys and music; you provide the good company! This is for babies from birth to crawling.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
4:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Children's Query of the Week

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Stop into LIC Library for fun and simple riddles & trivia questions.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

STACKS: Enrichment Activities

Location: Bayside
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.

STACKS is a free enrichment program for children grades 1 to 8. The enrichment activities are part of the STACKS program. They include math games, science experiments, board games, talent shows, spelling bees, arts and crafts, and performances. The activities occur daily after school for 60 minutes. Registration is required. Please come to the library during STACKS hours to register.

BaysideTue, Jun 4, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideWed, Jun 5, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideThu, Jun 6, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideFri, Jun 7, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideMon, Jun 10, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideTue, Jun 11, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideWed, Jun 12, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideThu, Jun 13, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideFri, Jun 14, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideMon, Jun 17, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideTue, Jun 18, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideWed, Jun 19, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideThu, Jun 20, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideFri, Jun 21, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideMon, Jun 24, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideTue, Jun 25, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideWed, Jun 26, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideThu, Jun 27, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideFri, Jun 28, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM

Jun
3
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Chemistry Tutoring

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Come get step-by-step high school chemistry tutoring.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
5:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Monday Night Movie

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Adults are invited to join us for the screening of our Monday night movie.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Children's Chess

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Would you like to learn how to play chess? Do you know how to play, but would like to learn new strategies? If so, please join us for Windsor Park Library’s Children’s Chess on Mondays from 5-6pm.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Join us for chess club, where you can challenge your brain, make new friends, and have fun while learning critical thinking and problem-solving skills!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
5:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Creative Aging: Watercolor Project

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Teaching artist Richard Estrin leads this two-session watercolor workshop. Registration is required. Please call the Broadway Library to register at 718-721-2762.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
5:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Job Search Strategies

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 25 openings

Job searching can be an overwhelming process. Prepare yourself for success! This workshop teaches traditional and creative ways to find jobs, identify career-specific websites, and network.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Gentle Yoga

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Practice gentle, restorative yoga with certified instructor Mirelle Netelle.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Shape Up NYC: Perfect Form Bodyweight Bootcamp

Location: Astoria
Registration: Not required

Shape Up NYC instructor Matt leads this fitness class designed to build strength and improve your movement capabilities with just your own bodyweight (and emphasis on perfect form!). Class is structured so you can move at your own pace in order to monitor your progress and do what’s right for your body. Wear comfortable clothing, and bring a towel and water bottle. Space is limited. Participation is on first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
5:30PM

--to--

7:00PM

Korean for Beginners II

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

This class offers additional daily conversational skills and more vocabulary. This class also covers Korean grammar and sentence patterns with a solid foundation of four aspects of language: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Completion of Korean for Beginners I is not required.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
5:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Pathway to U.S. Citizenship: Becoming a U.S. Citizen and Building Your Civic Knowledge

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

Are you ready to become a U.S. citizen? Sessions are in English and include a workshop and basic civics education.
5/6- Are you ready to be a U.S. citizen?/Introduction to American history
5/13 - Required documents and more/Introduction to American government and politics
5/20- Common barriers to naturalization/American culture and geography
6/3- Naturalization interview and beyond/Review of 100 questions


Jun
3
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Book Discussion

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Join us for a lively discussion of "Caged" by Ellison Cooper. Copies available at the circulation desk.


Jun
3
5:45PM

--to--

7:30PM

Build Your Web Development Portfolio

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 23 openings

Have you completed our introductory courses in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript? Showcase your new skills by creating an online portfolio of your web development projects in this two-part class. Prior completion of our introductory web development series is highly recommended.


Jun
3
5:45PM

--to--

7:30PM

English Advanced Conversation Group: Hot Topics

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Join our Advanced English Conversation Group to discuss hot topics.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Knit and Crochet Circle

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Learn to knit, get help with projects, share patterns and techniques, or have an enjoyable chat as you work on your projects. All handicrafts welcome! We have some supplies, but please bring your own if you have them.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Chess Club

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Players age 8 and up learn chess and compete against each other. All experience levels are welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Total Body Workout with Ronald Williams, Get Right Fitness Inc.

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Instructor Ronald Williams leads this exercise regimen to address muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Shape Up NYC: Yoga for Adults

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

This healing session is appropriate for those who wish to finally add the healing qualities of yoga into their lives. Instructor Alice moves the body through the classical poses very slowly, gently, and conscientiously. You will also learn important breathing exercises. Everyone will leave feeling refreshed and relaxed. Please bring a yoga mat and water to keep hydrated, and wear comfortable clothing. Space is limited. Participation is first-come, first-served.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Computer Classses in Spanish

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

This class for beginners consists of 3 sessions: mousercise/typing club, web browsing/email, and creating a cover letter in Microsoft Word.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Basic Introduction to Excel

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for Introduction to Excel.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
6:00PM

--to--

7:45PM

ESOL Intermediate Level

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join us for our ESOL Intermediate Level course.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Gardening Club (Ages 8-12)

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Come learn about gardening and help grow flowers and other kinds of plants (maybe even a tree) outside the library. This program is for ages 8-12. Space is limited (and so are gardening supplies), so registration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Decorate Wire Flowers

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

Adults, get your craft on!


Jun
3
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Let's Make Some Noise: TEDxPoppenhusen

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Join us for an evening of TED Talk videos for PRIDE Month.


Jun
3
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Bring Your Story: Poets Celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Join us for an evening of poetry that touches our hearts and minds. A Q&A session with poets Maria Lisella, Paolo Javier, Alice Lacey, and Kostas Anagnopoulos will follow the reading.


Jun
3
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Recovery International

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Recovery International is a peer-led community mental health self-help group. Recovery International gives people the tools to lead more peaceful and productive lives. The group leader is Holly Weiss.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

English Conversation Group

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Join the English Conversation Group at Bayside Community Library. Registration is not required; just walk-in.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

New York Cares Presents Computers for Beginners

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics: how to open an email account, navigate the Internet, and use Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel programs.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Latin Cardio Dance Fitness for Adults

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Instructor Michele leads this fitness class that addresses muscle strength, flexibility, and endurance while keeping your heart rate up in order to burn maximum calories and tone the body. Participants should wear comfortable clothing, and bring a towel and a bottle of water. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Learn to Dance Soca!

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Instructor Davin McLeod shares the history and movements of this masquerade dance, the "soul of Calypso" and "the power of movement," which is performed at the annual Caribbean Carnival. You do not need to know how to dance to participate, but you will certainly feel like a dancer when you leave!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Disco Divas featuring Roz Brown

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Break out your bell bottoms and platforms to travel back to the '70s with Roz Brown to celebrate the disco divas of the decade with songs like "Hot Stuff," "Bad Girls," "Car Wash," "I Will Survive," and countless other disco favorites.


Jun
3
6:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

Take Me Out to the Library: A Look at Sports Memorabilia with Appraisal Expert Les Wolff

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Do you have a signed baseball card or other piece of sports memorabilia that you want to learn more about? Join the Queens Public Library in welcoming appraiser and lecturer Les Wolff as he discusses his career in the sports appraisal business.


Jun
3
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Dance Fitness

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This fitness class teaches easy-to-follow dance steps to increase cardiovascular fitness and tone your body. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Shape Up NYC: Tone and Dance Fitness Party for Adults

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

ShapeUp NYC instructor Lisa leads this fitness class designed for adults that includes dance aerobics with toning elements. Space is limited. Bring a bottle of water and wear comfortable clothing. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
6:45PM

--to--

7:45PM

Basic Qigong for Better Health

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Create a sense of smiling from inside out with Qigong (Chinese yoga) - an ancient set of naturally self-healing practices that will increase strength and vitality.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
7:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Low-Impact Chair Fitness for Adults

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

ShapeUp NYC instructor Sharon leads this low-impact fitness class that focuses on improving core, upper body strength, and mobility. This low-impact, gentle workout will help you burn calories, tone your body, and increase your heart health. Wear comfortable clothing, and bring a towel and water bottle. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
7:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Tai Chi for Health and Longevity

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

In this workshop you will learn a system of Tai Chi exercise that involves the use of the Tai Chi ruler -- a wooden rod held between the palms of both hands -- to cultivate life energy (Chi). For the participants of these workshops, Tai Chi rulers will be provided for the duration of each workshop. Please register online or by calling 718-990-0728.


Jun
4
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Computer Class for Beginners

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Adults will learn computer basics. Topics include but are not limited to Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and email. Classes are not held on the last week of every month.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Computer Class for Beginners

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

This class for beginners consists of 3 sessions: mousercise/typing club, web browsing/email, and creating a cover letter in Microsoft Word.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Basic Computer Class for Adults

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Topics include basic introduction to the computer, introduction to Microsoft office, and navigating the Internet. Registration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Computer Classes For Beginners

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Learn basic computer skills to get you through everyday life. You will also learn how to safely surf the Internet.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Computer Classes For Seniors

Location: North Hills
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 1 openings

Customers will learn how to create an email account and how to download e-books onto their e-devices by using Axis 360.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Typing for Beginners in Spanish

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

Learn how to use a keyboard and it will be easier for you to use a computer. Practice Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, and navigating the Internet. Please call 718-721 2462 to register.


Jun
4
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Computer Class for Adults and Seniors

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Adults and seniors can learn the basics of computer usage including how to browse the Internet, set up email accounts, and more.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
1:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Knitting and Crocheting Club

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Come to Whitestone branch, have fun, and relax in a joyful atmosphere. Share patterns and techniques or just have a friendly chat while working on your knitting projects!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
1:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Coloring for Adults

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Adults are welcome to join us for coloring.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Kids and Teens Technology Class

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Computer classes for kids & teens, beginner to advanced training.


Jun
4
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Bingo!

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We're playing bingo and you can join in from home. This is a teleconferenced event open to older adults and the homebound. Call 718- 464-0084 for bingo cards, chips, and access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Bring Your Story: How You Became Who You Are

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

We are all immigrants or descendants of immigrants! Come tell the story of how you and your family came to the United States. Maybe you have a special family heirloom, letters, or photographs that tell a story and make you who you are. They have stories to tell and so do you!


Jun
4
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Tuesday Afternoon Movie

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Tuesdays in June, we will be screening the following films:

6/4: "My Own Private Idaho" (1991, R) Customer Suggestion
6/11: "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade" (1989, PG-13) Customer Suggestion
6/18: "Far From Heaven" (2002, PG-13) Customer Suggestion
6/25: "Stonewall" (2015, R)

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Let's Make Some Noise: Love Is Love Is Love: Collaborative Collage

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Use colorful paper, markers, and your imagination to make hearts, or whatever shape you think love has. Add your creations to Elmhurst's Love Is Love Is Love collage!


Jun
4
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Magic Show with Urban Stages

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Abracadabra children's magician Evan Paquette performs his magic show and even shares a few tricks of the trade with a mini magic lesson for children ages 6-12.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Summer Reading Magic with Urban Stages

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Abracadabra children's magician Evan Paquette performs his magic show and even shares a few tricks of the trade with a mini magic lesson for children ages 6-12.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
3:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Picture book time is for children ages 4-6. Activities will include stories, songs, and rhymes. Space is limited.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Origami Ladybug

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Come join our arts and crafts event for children of all ages.


Jun
4
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Bring Your Story: Create Your Family Flag

Location: Maspeth
Registration: Not required

Let your imagination run free and create your family flag! Combine colors and shapes which come from the flags of your family’s country or countries of origin, or use colors and pictures that are meaningful to your family, and make a unique family flag that celebrates your heritage!


Jun
4
3:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Let's Make Some Noise: Love is Love is Love

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Love knows no color, shape, or form. Love is Love is Love! Use colorful paper, markers and your imagination to make hearts, or whatever shape you think love has. Add your creations to our Love Is Love Is Love collage!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

The Book Club at Mitchell-Linden

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Join us for a discussion of "The Boys In The Boat" by Daniel James Brown. From the depths of the Depression, nine working-class boys form the American West went on to shock the world by beating Nazi Germany's rowing team at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. This is a heartening tale of true grit and remarkable achievement.


Jun
4
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Make A Superhero Collage

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Cut and paste your favorite superhero characters to create your own unique design.


Jun
4
3:30PM

--to--

4:15PM

Make and Take Crafts

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

School-age children make simple arts and craft projects to take home.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Bring Your Story: Create Your Family Flag!

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Let your imagination free and create your family flag! Combine colors and shapes which come from the flags of your family's country or countries of origin, or use colors and pictures that are meaningful to your family, and make a unique family flag that celebrates your heritage!


Jun
4
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Let’s Make Some Noise: Love is Love is Love!

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Love knows no color, shape, or form. Love is love is love! We will provide colorful paper and markers; use your imagination to make hearts, or whatever shape you think love has. Add your creations to your Love Is Love Is Love collage!


Jun
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

A Reptile "Edventure" with Erik Callender

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

This fun-filled educational experience gives children age 6 and up a unique opportunity to see and learn about The Reptile Guy's animal science, rescue, and awareness. Meet reptiles, amphibians, and even some large insects from around the world.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Summer Craft

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Kids ages 6-12, get your craft on with an appropriate summer craft.


Jun
4
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Bring Your Story: Create Your Family Flag

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Let your imagination run free and create your family flag! Combine colors and shapes which come from the flags of your family’s country or countries of origin, or use colors and pictures that are meaningful to your family, and make a unique family flag that celebrates your heritage!


Jun
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Let's Make Some Noise: Love is Love is Love!

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Love knows no color, shape, or form. Love is love is love! Use colorful paper, markers, and your imagination to make hearts, or whatever shape you think love has. Add your creations to your Love Is Love Is Love collage! All are invited.


Jun
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen Do-It-Yourself Craft Corner

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Have a creative itch? Want to hang out with your friends and make something cool? Come join us in the Teen Room every week, grab some supplies (and maybe an idea or two, if you need it) and make to your heart's content.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Arts & Crafts

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Join us at the Seaside Library for June arts & crafts!
6/4 - Cityscapes: Be inspired by the buildings of NYC and experiment with watercolors and watercolor pencils.
6/11 - Modern Art: Draw inspiration from the work of Josef Albers and design your own painting.
6/18 - Summer Solstice: Celebrate the sun and create midsummer wreaths.
6/25 - Rainbows: Celebrate Gay Pride Day and paint a rainbow.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

Teen Cookbook/ Recipe Swap

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Teens will come up with a great cookbook concept and then create recipes that they will be able to swap and share in a cookbook that will be published for them and by them in Lefrak City.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Let's Make Some Noise: What Does Love Look Like To You?

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

We will use colorful markers, paper, and our imaginations to create designs showing what love means to us. This is for all ages; children under 8 years must be accompanied by an adult.


Jun
4
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

The Crafting Corner

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Join us in the crafting corner to make something fun you can take home!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

STEAM Cooking with Teens

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Join Allergic to Salad and explore new and exciting healthy foods and cultures.


Jun
4
5:00PM

--to--

5:45PM

Summer Reading: Grades 3 & 4 Book Club at Hillcrest

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

Each month we will read a different book & meet to discuss our favorite and least favorite parts, main plot points, and important topics raised by that month's book. Books available at the circulation desk; please leave your name & phone number so we can tell you when the next book has arrived!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
5:30PM

--to--

8:00PM

Introduction to Photoshop

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Take the first steps to becoming a digital artist. Learn how to use the industry’s leading image editing tool to create graphics, edit photos, and composite works of art. We’ll train you in the basics of Photoshop and give you the skills to bring your imagination to life. Preregistration is required in person or call the Cyber Center at 718-990-0769.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
7:00PM

--to--

8:30PM

Choosing Entrepreneurship

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 45 openings

This class provides an overview of the dynamic world of entrepreneurship. It helps participants assess their skills and aptitudes, allows participants to explore the right type of business for them based on aptitude and interest, and generally charts a path to success. Preregister online or call 718-990-8625 for additional information.


Jun
5
9:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Axis 360

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

Axis 360 delivers digital audiobooks and eBooks for library users in EPUB and PDF to PC and Mac computers, laptops, and netbooks, to smartphones and tablets running on Android and iOS, and to popular eReaders such as NOOK, Sony Reader and Kobo. Preregistration is required in person or call the Cyber Center at 718-990-0769.


Jun
5
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Identifying Your Work Skills

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

In this workshop you will learn how to define and categorize job skills, identify your own job skills, understand the difference between job skills and job duties, market your job skills, and become aware of the most sought-after job skills.


Jun
5
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Virtual Health Chat on Zoom

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

RN Kathy Moran leads this virtual health chat for senior centers. This is a livestreamed event. Call Mail-A-Book to register and to receive a link to the program at 718-464-0084.


Jun
5
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

ESOL Conversation

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Come and practice English with our group.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
10:00AM

--to--

10:45AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children ages 0-18 months and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, songs, finger plays, and more.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
10:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Whitestone Korean Book Discussion

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Join us for our Korean book discussion.


Jun
5
10:15AM

--to--

11:30AM

Music and Movement for Infants and Toddlers

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Infants, toddlers, and caregivers enjoy songs, movement, finger plays, puppets, and other activities.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
10:15AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Music

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Join us for songs, creative movement, instruments, and a simple craft for ages 1 - 3. Caregiver must attend.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Baby Sign Language

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 12 openings

Learn to communicate with your baby! We'll incorporate American Sign Language vocabulary, play, and music. This is for ages 3 months - 2 years with parent/caregiver. You must register for each session individually. Registration begins Monday, May 6.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Summer Reading: Storytime

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

Babies, toddlers, and their caregivers are invited to join us for an out-of-this world storytime with songs, stories, and rhymes.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Puppet Playtime

Location: Maspeth
Registration: Not required

Join Miss Nicola, the puppeteer, for 45 minutes of puppet fun! We'll sing songs, read stories, play some dance games, and, above all, meet lots of friendly puppets! Recommended for ages 5 and under; little ones welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Toddler Time

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Come out with your toddlers to enjoy an hour of storytime and singing! This program is recommended for ages 2 and up.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

What Are You Reading?

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Find out what other people are reading and tell them what you're reading now. This is a teleconferenced discussion open to all older adults and the homebound. Call Mail-A-Book at 718-464-0084 to register.


Jun
5
11:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

Toddler Time

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18-36 months and their parent/caregiver are invited to join us for simple picture books, nursery rhyme finger plays, songs, and playtime.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
11:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

Family Playtime

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 12 months to 3 years and their caretakers can enjoy bonding, doing finger plays, singing, dancing, and throwing and catching bean bags.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
11:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

Toddler Time

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18 months to 3 years and their parents or caregivers are welcome to join us for stories, finger plays, songs, and crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Children ages 12 months to 4 years accompanied by a parent or other adult caregiver can join us for stories, songs, nursery rhymes, and coloring.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
11:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

Summer Reading Program: Family Story, Time Babies and Books

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Join us at the South Jamaica Community Library for family storytime. This event is appropriate for newborns and prewalkers.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

St. Albans Crochet Stars

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Join us to share crochet patterns and techniques. There will be lessons for beginners, with all skill levels welcome to attend. Please bring your own yarn and crochet needles.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
11:15AM

--to--

11:45AM

Mommy or Daddy and Me

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, simple rhymes, and songs, followed by free play for infants and their caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Adult Crafts

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Please join us for crafts on Wednesdays. No registration required.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
11:30AM

--to--

12:45PM

Toddler Time

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Children ages 12-36 months and their caregivers will read, sing, color, and have fun together.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
11:45AM

--to--

12:15PM

Coloring Time

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us for some fun coloring time!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
12:00PM

--to--

1:30PM

Inclusive Programming at Glen Oaks: Arts and Crafts

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

Join us for creative arts and crafts programming and social time! Due to limited materials, preregistration for arts and crafts programming is required. To preregister, call Glen Oaks Library at 718-831-8636.


Jun
5
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Career Workshop: Job Search and Resume Help

Location: Whitestone
Registration: Not required

Get one-on-one help with your resume and job search. Please register in person or call to schedule an appointment.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Computer Lessons

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Join us to learn how to use a computer.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
2:00PM

--to--

3:15PM

Bring Your Story: An Afternoon of Japanese Culture

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Traditional Okinawan dancer, singer, and musician Junko Fisher performs choreographed dance pieces using Okinawan and Japanese dance forms to tell the story of historical places or events in Japanese culture.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Creating Impactful Resumes

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 openings

Make your resume the best it can be. This workshop provides insight into what resume reviewers look for, types of resumes, what to include and exclude, and tips for making your resume stronger.


Jun
5
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Let's Make Some Noise: Flag Making

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Let's decorate the library for Pride Month! We'll color, cut out, and hang Pride flags all month long.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

CIAD Meeting

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

This is the monthly meeting of the Coalition of Institutionalized Aged and Disabled (CIAD). CIAD is a non-profit, grassroots organization run by and for adult home and nursing home residents and resident councils.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

A Balloon Show with Nick The Balloonatic

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

In this fun-filled balloon show, Nick The Balloonatic will interact with children as he sculpts balloons, laughs, and jokes, making everyone feel special. Crazy hats, animals, and your favorite characters will be given to children to take home.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Summer Reading: Lego Time

Location: Glendale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 4 and up are invited to come and build with Legos.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Italian Conversation Circle: Il Nostro Salotto Italiano

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Ciao! Have you studied a lot of Italian but lack opportunities to converse in this beautiful language? Do you want to practice speaking Italian and become so comfortable with it that you begin thinking in Italian? Using print (easy but challenging), video, music, and more, we will explore all things Italian in our Salotto Italiano. A presto! This is for advanced beginner & intermediate speakers.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Let's Make Some Noise: Make Your Own Pride Flag

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Help decorate the library for Pride Month!


Jun
5
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Let's Make Some Noise: Wednesday Afternoon Movie

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Please join us for the showing of "Milk" (2008, R).


Jun
5
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Children's Puppet Show with Puppeteer Nicola Rose McEldowney

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Join Miss Nicola the puppeteer for 45 minutes of puppet fun! We'll sing songs, read stories, play some dance games, and above all, meet lots of friendly puppets! This is for children ages 5 and under. Space is limited. Registration is required.


Jun
5
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Mr. Chris Musical Experience

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Join Mr. Chris in an educational musical experience with hip-hop music, movement, storytelling, and interactive games for ages 6-12. Space is limited. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Let's Make Some Noise: Pop-Up Tabling for Teens

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

Pop-Up events engage teens in games and other interactive activities, as well as one-on-one education about sexual and reproductive health. Topics covered include (but are not limited to) sexual development and anatomy, teen rights, access to sexual and reproductive health services, and public insurance programs that can help teens to get those services. Onsite assistance with making appointments at PPNYC’s health centers is also available. All are welcome!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
3:30PM

--to--

4:45PM

Let's Make Some Noise: Silent Dance Party

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Party and silence do not usually go together unless the venue of the party is your favorite library! Put on your party shoes and your headphones and join us in a dancing party that won’t disturb the rest of the Library’s patrons but is sure to make you move to the rhythm of DJ Sparkx!


Jun
5
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Bring Your Story: Create Your Family Flag

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Let your imagination run free and create your family flag! Combine colors and shapes which come from the flags of your family’s country or countries of origin or use colors and pictures that are meaningful to your family to make a unique family flag that celebrates your heritage!


Jun
5
3:30PM

--to--

4:45PM

Board Game and Puzzle Time

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-10 years can enjoy playing board games such as Connect 4, Candy Land, and Q-Bitz, and assembling jigsaw puzzles.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Reading Buddies

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Participants can read to each other for a reduction in their library card fines. Reduce your fines by $2.50 for each thirty minutes, up to a maximum of one hour. All participants should be between 4 years and 21 years old. Registration is required at the children's reference desk.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Meditation for Kids

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Learn the benefits and different techniques of meditation for ages 5-12.


Jun
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Meditation Workshop

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

In this workshop, instructors will use sound in a guided meditation. Teens will learn the basis of meditation and its benefits to assist with stress.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Summer Reading Comedy and Magic Show

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Join Adam Auslander in this fun-filled family literacy event that promotes reading in the summer. Children and their family will enjoy an hour filled with laughter and excitement. Space is limited. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Create Your Own Jewelry Box: A Crafts Workshop for Adults

Location: Hollis
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 11 openings

Phyllis Ger teaches you how to create a beautiful jewelry box, to keep or give as a gift, in different shapes from materials you might have discarded. Preregistration is required. Space is limited. Materials will be provided.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Let's Make Some Noise: Book Discussion

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Please join us for a discussion of the novel "Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe" by Benjamin Alire Saenz.


Jun
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Let's Make Some Noise: Love Is Love Is Love

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Love knows no color, shape, or form. In this program, families and kids get to use their imagination along with colorful paper, markers, and crayons to make hearts or whatever shape/creature they think love is (pandas, unicorns, etc.). Creations will then be added a Love Is Love Is Love collage.


Jun
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Bring Your Story: Be a Statue for Liberty

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Come join us as we make crafts that will transform us into Statues for Liberty! Learn about what the Statue of Liberty stands for and its significance.


Jun
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Resume and Cover Letters for Teens

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Take your job search to the next level and join us in Laurelton. Learn how to add key vocabulary words to make your resume stand out. Participants will leave this workshop with an electronic and hard copy of their new resume.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Preschool Storytime & Craft

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-5 and a parent or adult caregiver can join us to listen to some stories and create a craft. Preregistration is required for this program. Register by phone or in person. Space is limited.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Bring Your Story: Create Your Family Flag!

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month by creating a family flag! Combine colors and shapes that come from the flag(s) of your family’s country or countries of origin, or make a unique flag using colors and symbols that are meaningful to your family! This program is for children ages 5 to 12 years. No registration required.


Jun
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Calligraphy and Needlework with Bowne House

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

In two different sessions, children ages 6-12 learn about two traditional arts & crafts forms: Western calligraphy and needlework.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:45PM

Children's Movie Matinee

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Join us for a Children's Movie the first Wednesday of the month:
May 1st "The Secret Life of Pets"
June 5th: "Hotel Transylvania"
Treat yourself after finishing your homework!


Jun
5
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Home School Community Group - LEAP!

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Join us for Literary Escapades and Projects (LEAP) for kids! Each week there will be a live performative reading followed by a hands-on project.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Origami

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Origami, the Japanese art of paper folding, is a great way to get children engaged in math and problem solving. It also improves their thinking skills. Join us at the Seaside Library on Wednesdays at 4pm to make your own origami creations.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Joys of Beekeeping: Lecture and Honey Tasting Demonstration

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Ruth Harrigan presents the joys of beekeeping and importance of apians in the global environment.


Jun
5
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Fun with Legos

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Building with our Legos is limited only by your imagination! For school-age kids due to small pieces.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Guided Meditation

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

Guided meditation calms the mind and relaxes the body. Those who practice it regularly may experience reduced levels of stress and increased inner peace. The instructor will help you explore stress reduction and self-care techniques. All are welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
5:45PM

--to--

7:30PM

Introduction to Computers

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 openings

New to computers? Learn the basic parts and functions of a computer in this introductory class.


Jun
5
6:00PM

--to--

8:15PM

Movie Night Wednesday

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Wednesdays in June, we will screen the following films:

6/5: "The Favourite" (2018, R) Customer Suggestion
6/19: "Can You Ever Forgive Me?" (2018, R) Customer Suggestion
6/26: "Bohemian Rhapsody" (2018, PG-13) Customer Suggestion

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

Additional Dates


Jun
6
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

How to Make Greeting Cards

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 openings

Come join us for an introductory workshop on how to make greeting cards. To register, please visit the Flushing Library Cyber Center located on the 2nd Floor or online at www.queenslibrary.org. For further assistance, call the Cyber Center at 718-661-1280.


Jun
6
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Toddler Time

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Bring your toddler ages 2-3 for some stories, music, and movement at the library! Weekly sessions encourage literacy with simple books, rhymes, finger plays, and songs. Play session follows.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
6
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Intro to Word

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

Learn the basic skills in Microsoft Word and gain hands-on experience creating documents, changing formats, and using key shortcuts.


Jun
6
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mock Interviews

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 1 openings

In these one-on-one practice sessions, you will learn how to prepare for an interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly after the interview. You must preregister for a one-on-one session.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
6
11:00AM

--to--

4:00PM

Summer Reading Kickoff 2019 - A Universe of Stories

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Join the Children's Library Discovery Center for our Summer Reading Kickoff: A Universe of Stories. There will be games, storytellers, music, and giveaways. All are welcome. There will be face painting, balloon twisting, and giveaways.


Jun
6
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

ScienceTellers presents Aliens: Escape from Earth

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Throughout this amazing intergalactic story, we use science experiments to bring the story to life! In the second part of the show, we go “behind the scenes” of the special effects and recreate the science experiments with the help of volunteers from the audience. Don’t miss this action-packed and educational alien adventure. It's totally out of this world!


Jun
6
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Basic Internet

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Come and learn how to navigate the Internet and search for information more easily.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
6
12:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Summer Reading: Kickoff to Summer Reading Celebration

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Kick off summer reading with activities, crafts, games, & more! Sign up for our (free) summer reading program & learn what exciting programs Hillcrest has for you this summer!


Jun
6
12:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Summer Reading Kickoff: A Universe of Stories

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Come sign up for Summer Reading: A Universe of Stories at the Long Island City Branch. We will explore with Google Expedition VR, have a space craft, and learn about the how you can participate in this year's summer reading challenge.


Jun
6
12:15PM

--to--

2:15PM

Movie Afternoon at St. Albans

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Join us for the latest & newest releases:
6/6 - What Men Want (2019, R): A woman is boxed out by the male sports agents in her profession, but gains an unexpected edge over them when she develops the ability to hear men's thoughts.
6/13 - Glass (2019, PG-13) : Security guard David Dunn uses his supernatural abilities to track Kevin Wendell Crumb, a disturbed man who has twenty-four personalities.

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Jun
6
12:30PM

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4:30PM

Let's Make Some Noise: An Event to Commemorate Queens PRIDE and celebrate LGBTQ Health!

Location: Maspeth
Registration: Not required

Join us for free music, swag, HIV testing, and health information from Queens agencies that support the LGBTQ community.


Jun
6
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Granny Square Crochet Club

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Please join our crochet club. Although there will be lessons for the beginners, we invite crocheters of all skill levels to join us. Please bring yarn and a crochet needle.

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

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Jun
6
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Working with Clay: A Workshop for Seniors

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

This is a three-session workshop with teaching artist Alacia Stubbs. Learn how to sculpt with air drying clay. You will learn how to varnish and decorate with acrylic paint. Registration is limited. Please call the library to register. This program is funded through Older Adult Services for Seniors.

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

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Jun
6
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Bilingual Birdies Concert: Songs for Young Children

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Children accompanied by their parents or adult caregivers will learn new words and enjoy music, movement, and songs in English and Spanish at this live, interactive multicultural concert for celebrating summer reading. Space is limited. Preregistration is required.

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

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