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It's #BookTuesday!

Every Tuesday, Queens Library will introduce you to a great book!

Our #BookTuesday pick is The Largesse of the Sea Maiden by Denis Johnson.

This haunting collection of short stories on mortality and transcendence from National Book Award winner and two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Denis Johnson is one of ...

Celebrate the Holidays at Queens Library!

Gather your family and friends and celebrate the holiday season at the Library!

Join us for Christmas tree decorating, Kwanzaa celebrations, Hanukkah crafts, concerts, movies, and more.

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

It’s Time for Kind

It’s time for kind at the Library and beyond this holiday season.

At all Queens Library locations, you can join us for many special programs for people of all ages.

You can also donate to our canned food drive in partnership with the Food Bank For NYC from November 19 to 30, share ...

All of Us Deserve Palaces

Eric Klinenberg, author of the new book Palaces for The People, advocates for libraries as part of social infrastructure that promotes interactions between people from all walks of life.

“I became a scholar because I learned to love libraries,” Klinenberg says. While working on ...

Winter Health & Safety Tips

As the temperatures drop in New York City, it’s important to focus on health and safety when braving the cold this season.

Dr. David Slotwiner, chief of Cardiology, and Dr. Jeffrey Rosen, chairman, Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation, and their fellow physicians from ...

Spend Time Thinking about Your Dreams

Alice Robb has always been curious about her own dreams—which she says “have been very vivid for as long as I can remember.”

Her new book, Why We Dream: The Transformative Power of Our Nightly Journey, is a fresh approach to explain how dreams work, what dreams are for, and how dreams ...

Holiday Places in Queens

We asked Joe DiStefano, author of 111 Places in Queens That You Must Not Miss, to share his favorite locations in Queens that embody the spirit of the holidays.

He chose places like the Gurdwara Sikh Cultural Society, Gottscheer Hall, the Flushing Free Synagogue, and more.

Be sure to visit them, ...

Give the Gift of Reading, Lifelong Learning & Community

Giving to the Queens Library Foundation supports programs, services, and collections for our diverse communities across Queens.

When you give, you are helping neighbors—children, families, adults, and seniors—access free resources like our STACKS after-school program, English language and job skills classes, and our ...

The World Is Wide Enough for Us All

Genevieve Cogman is a British fantasy writer whose fifth book in the Invisible Library series was published this November.

She told Queens Library Magazine about how the rules of the library in her books were established, her writing process, influences, and more.

“We get far more out of ...

QI 2018: Celebrate Queens Artists in the Library

Queens International 2018: Volumes (QI 2018) opened at the Queens Museum in October, and on Saturday, November 10, for the first time ever, the Queens International will extend offsite, with art installations in three Queens Library branches: Lefrak City, Flushing, and Central Library in Jamaica.

Since it ...

Dec
15
12:30PM

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2:00PM

Photo Editing for Photoshop

Location: Queensbridge
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 to edit photos in Photoshop like a photographer. Previous computer experience is recommended.


Dec
15
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Synthesizer Workshop

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 26 openings

Use LittleBits to learn about circuits and synthesizers in this hands-on workshop. No previous experience necessary.


Dec
17
5:45PM

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7:30PM

HTML Series

Location: Queensbridge
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 coding in this series for beginners. Previous computer experience is necessary.


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Jan
3
5:45PM

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7:30PM

Anti-Social: Downloading Your Facebook Data

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 openings

Find out what information technology companies collect. We will explore how to use data export tools to request and analyze personal data files, and how to use privacy tools to opt out of collection. Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptop or USB drive, and should have either a Facebook or Google account.


Jan
5
12:00PM

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4:00PM

Tech Lab Open House

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 openings

Come see what the Tech Lab has to offer you! Staff will set up multiple activities for all ages and talk you through how to use and create with different technologies.


Jan
7
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Intro to Computers

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 openings

Learn the basic parts and functions of a computer in this introductory class.


Jan
7
5:45PM

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7:30PM

CSS Series

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Online or by phone
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. If you wish to register, check availability for program date January 7, 2019
Availability: 30 openings

Learn the basics of coding with CSS in this series. Knowledge of HTML recommended.

QueensbridgeMon, Jan 14, 20195:45PM - 7:30PM
QueensbridgeMon, Jan 28, 20195:45PM - 7:30PM

Jan
10
12:00PM

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8:00PM

The Essence of Digital Art by Henry M. Soto

Location: Queensbridge
Registration: Not required

Self-taught Colombian artist and Queens resident Henry M. Soto exhibits his digital art, on view January 10-February 28. The opening reception will take place January 10 from 5:30-7:30pm. A photoshop workshop will take place on February 28 from 5:45-7:30pm at the Queensbridge Tech Lab.

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Jan
12
2:00PM

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4:00PM

LinkedIn

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

Refresh and revive your online professional persona! Come to this LinkedIn workshop and learn how to create a professional profile that puts your best foot forward and shows off your abilities and accomplishments.


Jan
14
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Intro to Google

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

Learn how to use Google and the basics of Google accounts in this introductory workshop.


Jan
19
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Bring Your Own Device

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

Struggling to use your new iPhone? Not sure what to do with the tablet someone gave you? Google Chromebook got you down? Bring your own device and have your questions answered by our expert instructors.


Jan
19
2:30PM

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4:30PM

3D Printing for Accessories

Location: Queensbridge
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 3D printing and design accessories like jewelry, keychains, and more in this two-part workshop.

QueensbridgeSat, Jan 26, 20192:30PM - 4:30PM

Jan
24
5:45PM

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7:30PM

Neo-Pixel Workshop

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

Light up your life with LEDs in this hands-on workshop.


Jan
28
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Intro to MS Office

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

Learn what MS Office can do for you in this introductory overview.


Feb
2
12:00PM

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4:00PM

Tech Lab Open House

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

Come see what the Tech Lab has to offer you! Staff will set up multiple activities for all ages and talk you through how to use and create with different technologies.


Feb
4
5:45PM

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7:30PM

JavaScript Series

Location: Queensbridge
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 JavaScript in this series. Knowledge of HTML and CSS recommended.

QueensbridgeMon, Feb 11, 20195:45PM - 7:30PM
QueensbridgeMon, Feb 25, 20195:45PM - 7:30PM
QueensbridgeMon, Mar 4, 20195:45PM - 7:30PM

Feb
7
5:45PM

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7:30PM

Video Editing with Premiere

Location: Queensbridge
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 video editing with Premiere in this workshop series.

QueensbridgeThu, Feb 14, 20195:45PM - 7:30PM

Feb
9
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Make a Light-Up Valentine's Day Card

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

Show someone special how much they mean to you with a light-up Valentine’s Day card. All supplies provided.


Feb
9
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Data Privacy Series

Location: Queensbridge
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 protect yourself online in this three-part series.

QueensbridgeSat, Feb 16, 20192:00PM - 4:00PM
QueensbridgeSat, Feb 23, 20192:00PM - 4:00PM

Feb
21
5:45PM

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7:30PM

Audio Editing with Audacity

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

Learn the basics of audio editing with Audacity in this workshop series.


Feb
23
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Make Art with Microscopes

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

Bring science and art together in this hands-on workshop for all ages.


Feb
28
5:30PM

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7:30PM

Photoshop Workshop

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

Learn about the methods Henry M. Soto uses in creating digital art. Preregistration is required. Space is limited.