On Saturday, November 2, join us at Langston Hughes Library for the 11th Annual Literary Arts Festival! This is an opportunity to meet and hear from prominent and emerging writers, learn more about the publishing industry, and see a performance.
The festival includes a film… READ MORE
This year, the Langston Hughes Community Library and Cultural Center and its Black Heritage Reference Center will be celebrating their 50th anniversary—an important milestone for Queens Library and our borough!
Langston Hughes Library was founded in 1969 through community… READ MORE
We hope you’ll join us for our Culture Connection event A Spring Evening with Color Purple Broadway Star Joaquina Kalukango, on Thursday, April 6 at 6:30 p.m. at Central Library. Joaquina’s evening of songs and music will be directed by Charles Duke, a talented performer who has… READ MORE
In honor of African-American History Month, we're paying tribute to a special selection of notable African-American writers.
Check this blog post every week in February for updates!
February 3: Langston Hughes
February 7: Naomi Jackson
February 10: Darryl "DMC" McDaniels… READ MORE
In honor of African-American History Month, Queens Library’s Culture Connection will host four special events at Central Library in Jamaica showcasing the diverse role of music in the African-American experience.
As part of this series, we’re pleased to welcome Joe Okonkwo to… READ MORE