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					             Ring in Spring with Rousing Concerts
                      At Queens Library
2010




                                                             Traditional Irish Music Featuring Girsa
                                                             Celebrate Irish heritage with Girsa, a phenomenal female
                                                             octet that performs Irish ballads to traditional jigs and reels,
                                                             including contemporary selections and dance.
                                                             Saturday, March 6 @ 6:30 p.m.
                                                             Queens Library at Flushing
                                                             41-17 Main Street



           Carnegie Hall Neighborhood
March




           Concert Series: Slavic Soul Party
           This group of 10 people — strong, black, white, male,
           female, Gypsy and gadjo — has a new vision for a
           brass band and vocals that combine funk, virtuosity
           and soul beyond borders.
           Saturday, March 27 @ 3:00 p.m.
           Central Library
           89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica


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   Queens Library is an independent, not-for-profit corporation and is not affiliated with any other library system.
                                                                                                            Contents
             Queens Library Invites You to Enrich Your
               Life® by Attending Our Free Programs                                                         Adults Programs ............ 2
      Queens Library regularly sponsors programs for all age groups. The Guide is your
    monthly schedule to the hundreds of programs at Queens Library that are available to                    Teens Programs .............. 9
    you free of charge.
        Queens Library’s diverse range of programs means there is something for                             Children’s Programs ..... 14
    everyone. Are you an avid reader who likes to rehash the book with fellow
    enthusiasts? Check our calendar for the nearest book discussion group. Perhaps
                                                                                                            Programs in Other
    music is more your thing. Whether Broadway tunes or classical music, Queens Library
    has it. Do you have the entrepreneur spirit and are looking to open a business?                         Languages .................... 18
    Queens Library offers a series of classes on opening your own business that is sure                     國語	•   한국어	 •	Español •	
    to offer you some practical business tips. Are you a new parent looking to enrich your                  на	русском	языке	 •   NA	HRVATSKOM
    child’s life? Queens Library’s Toddler Time programs are a hit with moms and dads. If
    you’re looking for programs in other languages, Queens Library offers those too.                        Selected Programs
       The Guide is organized by Events for Adults, for Teens, and for Children. Within                     for Older Adults ............. 21
    each section, the events are listed by location, then dates.
     Admission is free to all programs. Some programs require preregistration; please                       Guide to Queens
    register with the library where the event is taking place.                                              Library .......................... 22
        Sign-language interpretation is available by request for most Library programs.
    Call Special Services at least two weeks in advance at 718-990-0853; TTY 718-990-
    0809. Please note that Queens Library will try to accommodate your sign-language
    interpretation needs; however, this service may not be available for all programs.
        Programs are subject to change without notice. Call the library where the event
    is taking place to confirm program date and time. For the most up-to-date information,
    go to www.queenslibrary.org. If you have questions or suggestions, please contact the
    Editor, Debbi Olley Murphy, at dmurphy@queenslibrary.org.

    Free Events for Adults at Queens Library
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                                                       BAISLEY PARK                                                     Department
ASTORIA
14-01 Astoria Boulevard, Long Island City              117-11 Sutphin Boulevard, Jamaica                       Editor: Debbi Olley Murphy
Tuesdays @ 11:00AM – 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30        Monday, March 1 @ 6:00PM
                                                       Baisley Park Cancer Action Council Meetings           Email: dmurphy@ queenslibrary.org
Fridays @ 11:00AM – 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26
Computer Basics for Adults                             Interested in the health of your community?                 Phone: (718) 990-8643
Learn the basics of email, the Internet, Word          Join the Baisley Park Cancer Action Council for
                                                       their monthly meeting! This group of community                Layout and Design:
documents and more.
                                                       members works to address the health needs in the             Joseph A. Kavanagh
Friday, March 12 @ 4:00PM                              Baisley Park area and make plans for action. For
                                                       more information, please call 718-990-5197.                        Publisher:
Astronomy for Everyone
Learn about the size and scale of the universe, the                                                                     James Keller
stars, and other celestial wonders using hands-on      BAYSIDE                                                         Queens Library
activities and amazing visuals with astrophysicist     214-20 Northern Boulevard
                                                       Friday, March 5 @ 3:30PM
                                                                                                                   89-11 Merrick Boulevard
Kevin Manning.
                                                       5th Annual Talent Show                                        Jamaica, NY 11432
Thursday, March 25 @ 2:00PM                            Everyone is invited to attend an afternoon of
Dieting Demons: Understanding Why Diets                amazing talent featuring children and teens (Pre-K    To be added to or removed from the
Don’t Work                                             through Grade 12) from the community.                    mailing list, contact the Editor.
Holistic Health and Nutrition Educator, Milvi Vehik
discusses the dietary traps that consumers fall prey
                                                                                                                 We welcome your feedback
to.                                                                                                                  and suggestions.
                                                                                                                 Please contact the Editor.




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                                                Free Events for Adults at Queens Library

Saturday, March 13 @ 3:00PM                             Thursday, March 11 @ 2:00PM                           Thursdays @ 3:00PM – 3/11, 3/25
Learn the Ancient Art of NakhaChitra                    Meet Representatives from Workforce 1 Career          Adult Knitting and Crocheting Group
NakhaChitra master Suhas Tavkar shares the              Center                                                Love to knit? Wild for crochet? You are invited to
techniques used in this ancient form of Indian nail     Come and meet a representative from Workforce         join our knitting and crocheting circle. Meet fellow
art that uses no other tool than the fingernail to      1 @ LaGuardia Community College who will be           crafters, show off your works-in-progress, and
emboss a variety of natural materials.                  available to answer questions about the agency.       share advice while you work on your projects. Bring
                                                        Workforce System readily connects businesses and      your own materials.
                                                        job seekers and fosters economic growth.
                                                                                                              Thursday, March 4 @ 9:00AM -
                                                        Saturday, March 20 @ 2:30PM                           Preregistration




                                                                                                                                                                  ADULTS
                                                        What You Need to Know about Immigration               Thursdays @ 6:30PM – 3/11, 3/18, 3/25
                                                        Service Providers (in Spanish)                        Microsoft Word 2007 for
                                                        Lo que usted necesita saber acerca de                 Spanish Speakers (P)
                                                        proveedores de servicios de inmigración               Microsoft Word 2007 para personas que
                                                        Attendees will learn how immigration service          hablan español
                                                        providers are different from immigration lawyers      Three computer classes in Spanish:
                                                        and notaries; what laws regulate them; tips on        Preregistration in person at the Cyber
                                                        using their services; and how to file a complaint     Center Reference Desk on March 4 starting
                                                        about a provider.                                     at 9 AM: 3/11-Introduction to Microsoft Word
                                                                                                              2007; 3/18-Creating and Saving Documents;
BELLEROSE                                               Saturday, March 27 @ 3:00PM                           3/25-Working with Tables and Printing. Attendees
250-06 Hillside Avenue                                  Dominican Folk and Modern Merengue                    should have basic computer skills, such as being
Thursdays @ 4:00PM – 3/11, 3/25                         Música típica Dominicana con Merengue                 able to use the keyboard and the mouse, and to
Knitting and Crochet Club                               Moderno                                               open and close applications.
Experts: come and share a few tips and tricks.          Enjoy a unique presentation of “Merengue Típico,”
Beginners: come and discover the wonder of the          traditional Dominican merengue and “merenhouse,”      Saturdays @ 10:30AM – 3/13, 3/20
craft. Bring your own supplies and projects.            a blend of merengue with American hip-hop and         Improve Your Writing Skills
                                                        rap.                                                  Please join us for an interactive workshop on
Wednesday, March 31 @ 4:30PM                                                                                  improving your writing skills. Session I - Basic
Nutrition & Arthritis                                   CAMBRIA HEIGHTS                                       Grammar and Punctuation; Session II - Writing a
Registered dietician, Sally Wong discusses the          218-13 Linden Boulevard                               Cover Letter.
various aspects of nutrition and how it can play a      Saturday, March 13 @ 4:00PM
role in your arthritis treatment.                       Cambria Heights Friends of the Library                Sunday, March 14 @ 2:00PM
                                                        Meetings                                              Open Mic for Poets on Sunday at Central: An
BRIARWOOD                                               All are invited to join the Friends group.            Open Reading
85-12 Main Street                                                                                             Inge Judd will be reading her work. All are invited to
Friday, March 5 @ 2:00PM                                Thursday, March 25 @ 6:30PM                           participate in this free open mic poetry event until
Book Discussion                                         Wire Sculpting: Jewelry-Making Workshop for           4 p.m.
We’ll discuss “The Guernsey Literary and Potato         Adults (P)
Peel Pie Society” by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie         Pamela Isaac shows adults how to use wire             Monday, March 15 @ 6:30PM
Barrows. Copies of the book will be available at        sculpting to design chic necklaces and bracelets,     How to Search the Internet to Find a Job -
Queens Library at Briarwood.                            a perfect way to treat yourself. Materials will be    Winter Series (P)
                                                        provided.                                             The Job Information Center in collaboration with
Saturday, March 13 @ 2:00PM                                                                                   New York Cares will help you find the most useful
An Afternoon of Irish Music                                                                                   Web sites when job hunting. You must have
                                                        CENTRAL LIBRARY                                       basic computer skills and bring your resume.
Singer/guitarist/actor Ed Deacy celebrates the          89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica
Emerald Isle with a performance of lilting Irish                                                              Seating limited. Topics: introduction to Internet job
                                                        Friday, March 5 @ 3:00PM
ballads, lullabies and nostalgic tunes the whole                                                              searching; job search assessment; job sites and
                                                        Saturday, March 27 @ 3:00PM
family will enjoy.                                                                                            resumes; more.
                                                        Job Information Center Orientation
                                                        What is the Job Information Center and what does
Saturday, March 27 @ 10:00AM                                                                                  Tuesday, March 16 @ 3:00PM
                                                        it do? Find out at an interactive orientation about
Resume Writing Workshop for Mature Adults                                                                     Monday, March 22 @ 7:00PM
                                                        its services: career resources including workshops
Topics include: Writing your resume, preparing a                                                              Discover Your Career Potential - Winter Series
                                                        in English and Spanish; assistance with your job
cover letter, and writing thank you notes & follow-up                                                         Take the Career Exploration Inventory, a self-
                                                        searching; more.
letters.                                                                                                      scored, easy-to-use survey guide to choosing a
                                                                                                              career based on your interests and experiences.
                                                        Saturday, March 6 @ 2:00PM
BROADWAY                                                Harlem on My Mind
                                                                                                              Saturday, March 20 @ 3:00PM
40-20 Broadway, Long Island City                        Xoregos Performing Company celebrates the
                                                                                                              Irish Music & Dance
Saturday, March 6 @ 1:00PM                              Harlem Renaissance in this presentation of poetry
                                                                                                              Celebrate Irish culture with this lively performance
Enrich Your Life by Exploring the World of Art          by women writers of that period, some poetry of
                                                                                                              of Irish stepdancing and traditional Irish music
with Croatian Artist Tamar Hirschl                      Langston Hughes, three short plays commissioned
                                                                                                              performed by students of the Acosta School of Irish
Obogatite	svoj	zivot	istrazivanjem	svijeta	             for this program and a musical component featuring
                                                                                                              Music and Dance.
umjetnosti	s	Tamarom	Hirschl                            early songs by Ellington, Gershwin and Berlin.
Tamar Hirschl is a Croatian Israeli American artist.
                                                                                                              Monday, March 22 @ 11:00AM
Her work addresses environmental issues and             Sunday, March 7 @ 3:00PM
                                                                                                              What You Need to Know About Hearing Loss
advocates an ideology of “ecological balance”           Sunday Concerts @ Central: Simply Skins,
                                                                                                              Come to this hearing loss workshop, where you’ll
between nature and culture. March 6 at Queens           Daughters of the Drum
                                                                                                              learn facts about hearing loss, how to protect your
Library at Broadway and March 13 & 20 at Queens         Master percussionist Linda Austin leads this all-
                                                                                                              hearing, and community resources.
Museum of Art.                                          female group of percussionists in this performance
                                                        of world rhythms.


                                                              the GUIDE March 2010                                                                                3
                                                   Free Events for Adults at Queens Library

  Monday, March 22 @ 6:30PM                                                                                        EAST FLUSHING
  Polish Your Resume - Winter Series (P)
                                                          DOUGLASTON/LITTLE NECK
                                                          249-01 Northern Boulevard                                196-36 Northern Boulevard
  Bring a copy of your resume on disk; volunteers                                                                  Tuesdays @ 3:30PM – 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30
                                                          Mondays @ 4:00PM – 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29
  will guide you through editing and producing                                                                     East Flushing Scrabble Club
                                                          Knitting and Crochet
  a professional quality resume using Cyber                                                                        Come join us for Scrabble.
                                                          Helen Bodner helps beginners through experts with
  Center computers. Must have keyboard, mouse
                                                          their knitting and crochet projects. Adults, teens
  experience. Preregistration in the Job Information                                                               ELMHURST
                                                          and kids are welcome. Bring your own needles and
          Center.                                                                                                  86-01 Broadway
                                                          yarn.
                                                                                                                   Saturday, March 20 @ 3:00PM
         Saturday, March 27 @ 11:00AM                                                                              An Afternoon of Cabaret with Castorina & Rose
                                                          Saturday, March 13 @ 2:00PM
         Poetry Discussion Group                                                                                   Castorina & Rose perform your favorite musical
                                                          All About Forgetfulness
ADULTS




         Come and experience a lively and informal                                                                 selections from the Broadway stage like “I
                                                          Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation (LIAF)
         discussion of your favorite poetry. The                                                                   Could Have Danced All Night,” “Hello Dolly” and
                                                          discusses what is normal when it comes to
         Poetry Discussion Group will discuss poems                                                                memorable American standards such as “New York,
                                                          “forgetting” and “remembering,” how to get a loved
         by a selected poet or about a selected topic.                                                             New York,” “Send in the Clowns,” and more.
                                                          one to see a doctor, tips on successful aging and
                                                          more.
          Saturday, March 27 @ 3:00PM
          Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concerts:                                                                     FAR ROCKAWAY
                                                          Saturday, March 20 @ 10:30AM                             1637 Central Avenue
  Slavic Soul Party
                                                          Friends of the Library @ Douglaston/Little               Tuesday, March 2 @ 10:00AM – Preregistration
  This group of 10 people that is strong, black, white,
                                                          Neck Invite You to Join our First Annual Spring          Tuesdays @ 10:00AM – 3/9, 3/16, 3/23
  male and female, Gypsy and gadjo – has a new
                                                          Festival (P)                                             Computer Classes for Spanish Speakers (P)
  vision for brass band and vocals that combine funk,
                                                          Enjoy stories, crafts & balloons for children in the     Clases de computación para personas que
  virtuosity, and soul beyond borders.
                                                          morning and crafts for adults in the afternoon. Open     hablan español
                                                          House/Coffee & Snacks 2-4 pm. All are welcome.           Three computer classes in Spanish. Preregistration
                                                          Please bring your ideas & suggestions! Learn about       in person at the Reference Desk starting 3/2 at 10
                                                          ways to donate your time, energy and means to            AM. 3/9-Intro to Computers; 3/16-Navigating the
                                                          improve the Queens Library at Douglaston/Little          Internet; 3/23-Creating Your Own E-Mail Account.
                                                          Neck.
                                                                                                                   FLUSHING
                                                          EAST ELMHURST                                            41-17 Main Street
                                                          95-06 Astoria Boulevard                                  Tuesday, March 2 @ 6:00PM
  CORONA                                                  Monday, March 8 @ 6:30PM                                 Understanding Memory Loss (in Mandarin
  38-23 104 Street                                        Talk with James E. C. Norris: “Fight On, My              Chinese)
  Monday, March 1 @ 6:00PM                                Soul”                                                    失憶的診斷及治療	(國語講座)
  Resume Writing Workshop (in Spanish)                    Hear the biography of an African-American country        In this workshop conducted in Mandarin Chinese,
  Aprenda a escribir su Hoja de vida                      doctor, Morgan E. Norris, M.D., who practiced            attendees will find out what Alzheimer’s disease
  This workshop for Spanish speakers covers: tips         medicine in Jim Crow Virginia, 1917-1964. Books          is; why early diagnosis is important; what the
  on writing your resume; do’s and don’ts when            will be available for sale/signing.                      stages of this disease are; and how the Alzheimer’s
  preparing a cover letter; using thank-you notes and                                                              Association can help.
  follow-up letters.                                      Monday, March 8 @ 7:00PM
                                                          Urban Stages On Tour Presents “Warriors Don’t            Wednesdays @ 10:30AM – 3/3, 3/17
  Mondays @ 6:00PM – 3/8, 3/29                            Cry” by Eisa Davis                                       Basic Computer Skills for Chinese Speakers (P)
  Learn About the Requirements Necessary to               An empowering adaptation by Eisa Davis (2006             計算機入門中文課
  Operate Legally in New York City                        Pulitzer Prize Finalist), “Warriors Don’t Cry”           In this free class, customers will learn the basics
  Aprenda todo acerca de los requerimientos               chronicles the true-life story of Melba Pattillo Beals   of using a computer, how to log on and off, the
  necesarios para operar un negocio legalmente            of the Little Rock Nine. This historical account         difference between hardware and software, how to
  en New York City                                        contains strong language not appropriate for young       type a simple document, how to use the Internet
  Learn how to access information for small business;     children.                                                and how to sign up for a free e-mail account.
  learn about legal licenses and financing services                                                                Preregistration is required @ Cyber Center, 2nd
  that small businesses in NYC can take advantage         Thursdays @ 10:00AM – 3/11, 3/18, 3/25                   Floor.
  of.                                                     Basic Computer Classes for Beginners
                                                          Please join us for this basic computer classes for       Wednesday, March 3 @ 11:00AM
  Saturday, March 20 @ 3:00PM                             beginners.                                               Elementary School Choice
  A Dominican Author and Her Book of Poetry                                                                        An interactive program with a representative from
  (Program in Spanish)                                    Thursday, March 18 @ 6:30PM                              the NYC Department of Education on elementary
  Autora Dominicana y su Libro de Poemas                  Saluting Women! Meet Local Author Hortense               school selection for your kindergarten-bound child.
  A teacher by profession, Adriana Devers is also a       M. Jenkins                                               In English with Chinese translation.
  poet. Queens Library invites you to share her book,     Author Hortense Jenkins will discuss her book,
  “Huellas de una memoria perdida (Traces of a Lost       “Meet Me Under the Nasberry Tree,” a saga of five        Thursday, March 4 @ 6:00PM
  Memory).” The author will autograph copies that will    generations. A question and answer period will           It’s in Your Hands – The Importance of Census
  be available for sale.                                  follow her presentation. Autographed books will be       Participation (in Mandarin Chinese)
                                                          available for sale.                                      人口普查		成敗在你
  Monday, March 22 @ 6:00PM                                                                                        What do you need to know about Census 2010?
  Immigration Law and Rights (in Spanish)                 Monday, March 22 @ 6:00PM                                Why is your participation in the Census so
  Leyes de inmigración y sus derechos                     Open Mic                                                 important? Come to this informative program to
  Spanish-speaking attendees will learn how to            Do you like to sing, dance, read poetry, or play an      learn what you can do in your own community to
  become legal permanent residents (green card            instrument? Come join us at the East Elmhurst            make sure everyone is counted.
  holders) or U.S. citizens; and how to petition for a    Open Mic.
  relative.


  4                                                             the GUIDE March 2010
                                                 Free Events for Adults at Queens Library

Friday, March 5 @ 1:00PM                                  Saturday, March 13 @ 2:30PM                              Monday, March 29 @ 6:00PM
Flushing Book Discussion Group                            How to Communicate Effectively with Your Teen            Visual Impairment: What You Need to Know
We’ll discuss “A Spot of Bother” by Mark Haddon.          (in Mandarin Chinese)                                    A workshop on the common types and causes of
In IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor.                        如何與青少年子女有效地溝通                                            vision loss. Find out about available community
                                                          This workshop will help attendees to understand          resources.
Saturday, March 6 @ 11:00AM                               why it is important to communicate with their
Symphony 101: Bring on the Brass! - A                     teenage children; physical and mental changes            FOREST HILLS
Performance/Workshop for the Entire Family                they go through; how to motivate a teen to study;        108-19 71 Avenue
Queens Symphony Orchestra and music                       and how to talk with a teen about dating and sex.        Mondays @ 6:30PM – 3/1, 3/8, 3/15
director Constantine Kitsopoulos teach children                                                                    Ballroom Dancing with Jing Chen
and adults about the different families in the            Wednesday, March 17 @ 6:00PM                             Jing Chen studied ballroom dance at the school




                                                                                                                                                                      ADULTS
traditional symphonic orchestra through musical           Job Strategies for Immigrant Professionals: A            founded by internationally acclaimed dancers
demonstrations and dialogue. This performance             Four-Part Series                                         Mr. and Mrs. Lu Ming Da. Mr. Chen is a skilled
covers the brass family (French horn, trumpet, tuba,      Topics: 1. How to write a standard U.S. resume;          instructor who will give lessons in ballroom
etc.)                                                     using the Internet to search jobs effectively; 2. How    basics for beginners and offer training for more
                                                          to ace a phone interview 3. Get Linkedln to a new        advanced students.
Saturday, March 6 @ 2:00PM                                job: learn how to create a Linkedln profile. (Series
Celebrating Chopin on the 200th Anniversary of            will run once a month through June.)                     Tuesdays @ 10:30AM – 3/2, 3/9
His Birth with Dr. Albert Zak, Pianist                                                                             Two-Hour Beginner Computer Class for Adults (P)
Born in Canada and the son of Polish immigrants,          Thursday, March 18 @ 3:00PM                              Come to these classes for adults with little to no
Albert Zak began playing piano at age 4. At this          Flushing Cancer Action Council Meeting                   computer knowledge. Customers may sign up for
concert, Dr. Zak will honor Chopin and perform the        Interested in the health of your community? Join the     one or both sessions.
following pieces: “Nocturne Op. 48 No.1,” “Andante        Flushing Cancer Action Council for their monthly
Spianato and Grande Polonaise Brillante Op. 22,”          meeting! For more information, please call 718-990-      Thursdays @ 5:00PM, 6:00PM & 7:00PM
“Sonata, Op. 35 (Funeral March)”, and “Sonata, Op.        5197.                                                    3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 3/25
58.” In Auditorium, Lower Level.                                                                                   Tuesdays @ 10:00AM, 11:00AM & 12:00PM
                                                          Saturday, March 20 @ 2:00PM                              3/16, 3/23, 3/30
Saturday, March 6 @ 6:30PM                                A Celebration of Nawrooz: Afghan Spring                  One-on-One Half-Hour Beginner Computer
Traditional Irish Music Featuring GIRSA                   Festival (In Persian and English)                        Classes for Adults (P)
Celebrate Irish heritage with GIRSA, a phenomenal                                                                  Sign up for one of these sessions to learn more
female octet that performs Irish ballads to traditional     ‫ﺑﺮﮔﺰارﯼ ﭼﺸﻦ ﻧﻮروز: ﻋﻴﺪ ﺑﺰرگ ﺑﻬﺎرﯼ اﻓﻐﺎﻧﺴﺘﺎن‬            about computers.
jigs and reels, including contemporary selections         Celebrate Nawrooz, the Afghan Spring Festival,
and dance.                                                with novelist Mohammad Gul Mohabbat, author              Saturday, March 6 @ 10:30AM
                                                          of “My Name is Mohammad”; Persian songs to               From the Script
Saturdays @ 6:30PM – 3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 3/27                celebrate spring by Afghan children; a special raffle    From the Script is a theater group that performs
Flushing Lecture Series: Chinese Culture & Arts           and gift for the lucky winner; and a grand finale with   original scripts, skits and published works. All are
Workshop                                                  the extraordinary Afghan singer Khalil Ahmadi and        welcome.
法拉盛图书馆	•北美中国书法协会		主办                                      tabla player Chetram Sahni.
This workshop will promote Chinese culture & arts                                                                  Saturday, March 13 @ 2:00PM
with a focus on classic Chinese calligraphy. The          Wednesday, March 24 @ 10:30AM                            Philosophy Book Club
workshops run on Saturdays until April 17 in the          Job Assistance Workshops                                 All are invited to attend a book discussion of
IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor.                           Looking for a job? The Job Assistance Workshops          existential focus by Russian novelist Fyodor
                                                          at Queens Library can help you with: Web sites for       Dostoevsky based on excerpts from “Notes from
Monday, March 8 @ 6:30PM                                  job searching; making an appointment for a resume        the Underground” (Part I) and “The Brothers
Resume Writing Workshop (in Spanish)                      review; registering for the career exploration           Karamazov” (The Grand Inquisitor).
The Library’s Special Services’ Tips on Writing a         inventory; and using library resources.
Resume Workshop for Spanish speakers covers:                                                                       Saturday, March 20 @ 2:30PM
tips on writing your resume; do’s and don’ts when         Wednesdays @ 6:00PM – 3/24, 3/31                         Con Brio Ensemble -- Virtuoso Masterpieces:
preparing a cover letter; using thank-you notes and       Business Success Series (in Mandarin Chinese)            Classical Works for Violin, Oboe and Piano
follow-up letters.                                        企業成功系列講座	(拉瓜底亞社區大學,	小                                    Enjoy an afternoon performance of sonatas and
                                                          商業發展中心)                                                  shorter works by Marcello, Mozart, Schumann,
Saturday, March 13 @ 2:00PM                               This first two of this 4-part series will cover: 3/24,   Chausson, Barlow, Colin, Rimsky-Korsakov, and
Harlem on My Mind                                         Successfully Launching Your Own Business;                Paganini.
See Central Library.                                      3/31, Choosing the Right Legal Structure for Your
                                                          Business.                                                Monday, March 22 @ 1:30PM
Saturday, March 13 @ 2:00PM                                                                                        Contemporary Short Stories
International Resource Center Presents:                   Saturday, March 27 @ 2:00PM                              Former Brandeis members meet to discuss
Tourism Highlights of the Middle East: The                Concert: Songs of Spring with the Haiyun                 contemporary short stories.
Hospitality Behi                                          Chorus
Mr. Michael Luongo, adjunct professor at New              A concert showcasing songs of the spring season,         Monday, March 29 @ 6:30PM
York University, will show photos of the hidden           nature and earth, eulogizing achievement through         Ballroom Dancing with Jing Chen
Middle East along with better-known areas, such as        hard work. In Auditorium, Lower Level.                   See Forest Hills.
Baghdad’s National Museum, boats on the Tigris,
and the ancient city of Babylon. In IRC Conference        Saturday, March 27 @ 6:30PM
Room, 3rd Floor.                                          Rock ‘n’ Roll, the Opposites, & Our Greatest
                                                          Hopes—a Concert Celebration!
                                                          Singers from the renowned Aesthetic Realism
                                                          Theatre Company perform electrifying rock songs
                                                          from the 50s and 60s to now.



                                                                the GUIDE March 2010                                                                                      5
                                                      Free Events for Adults at Queens Library

  FRESH MEADOWS                                             GLENDALE                                                 Tuesday, March 23 @ 2:00PM
  193-20 Horace Harding Expressway                          78-60 73 Place                                           Composting in Queens
  Monday, March 1 @ 10:30AM                                 Saturday, March 13 @ 11:00AM                             Learn about the many benefits of composting,
  Computer Class: Introduction to Internet/                 Glendale Book Club                                       for you and for the environment. Find out how
  Computers                                                 Join us for a lively discussion of Philip Roth’s novel   composing reduces waste while lowering sanitation
  Basic information: turn the computer on and off; use      “Exit Ghost.”                                            costs.
         the keyboard and mouse. Internet: Learn the
         basics of searching and browsing the web           HILLCREST                                                HOLLIS
         and how to type a web site address. First-         187-05 Union Turnpike, Flushing                          202-05 Hillside Avenue
         come, first-served. Limited space.                 Mondays @ 1:00PM – 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29            Tuesdays @ 1:00PM – 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30
ADULTS




                                                            AARP Tax Help                                            Tax Preparation
         Tuesdays @ 1:00PM – 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23,          Free tax preparation for eligible persons Monday         Free tax preparation for eligible candidates
         3/30                                               afternoons, through April 12. No reservations taken;     Tuesdays through April 13.
         Adult Scrabble                                     first come, first served.
         Come play Scrabble, the word game that                                                                      Wednesdays @ 10:30AM – 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24,
         has been played for generations. Please            Tuesday, March 9 @ 2:00PM                                3/31
         bring your own Scrabble boards.                    Hillcrest Book Club                                      STARS: Senior Theater Acting Repertory
                                                            Join us for a discussion of “Brooklyn: A Novel” by       Come join our galaxy of STARs to perform
  Thursdays @ 1:00PM – 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 3/25                Colm Toibin. Light refreshments will be served.          theatrical works at the library with a great group of
  AARP Income Tax Counseling                                                                                         people.
  We’ll offer free individual income tax counseling for     Thursday, March 11 @ 1:15PM
  low-income older adults.                                  The Soul of Art: Poetry-Inspired Art with Kimmy          Thursday, March 11 @ 6:00PM
                                                            Wu Ma (P)                                                Crossing 40: Healthy Aging
  Thursdays @ 6:00PM –3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 3/25                 Discover “yin and yang” in art. Find beauty and          Learn how to recognize your body’s changing
  Fridays @ 10:30AM – 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26                 balance in the world and learn how to see and            needs as you enter what could be the most
  Knitting/Crocheting Club                                  express them in artworks. All materials are provided     productive and enjoyable years of your life so that
  If you are looking for a place to share your “purls” of   free-of-charge.                                          you will be able to identify the type of diet your body
  wisdom and experience, please join us! Bring your                                                                  requires both physically and mentally.
  own material.
                                                                                                                     Saturday, March 20 @ 2:00PM
  Monday, March 8 @ 4:30PM                                                                                           See the Real Rome: A Photo Presentation
  Physical Activity & Arthritis                                                                                      Our presenter, Dave Wang, will show you his
  Physical therapist Natalie Peters discusses how                                                                    impression of this historical city through his many
  exercise can help manage your arthritis.                                                                           photos.
  Monday, March 15 @ 10:30AM                                                                                         JACKSON HEIGHTS
  Computer Class: E-mail                                                                                             35-51 81 Street
  Learn how to create and manage your own e-mail                                                                     Tuesdays @ 6:00PM – 3/2, 3/16, 3/30
  account & send and receive messages. Must                                                                          Do You Take Care of a Person with a Memory
  possess basic mouse and keyboard skills. Learn                                                                     Problem? (In Spanish)
  how to create and manage your contacts & add                                                                       Cuida usted a alguien que padece de algun tipo
  attachments. First-come, first-served. Limited                                                                     de problema de la memoria?
  seating is available.                                                                                              If you need information on caring for a relative or
                                                            Thursday, March 11 @ 6:30PM                              friend with Alzheimer’s-related memory problems,
  Wednesday, March 24 @ 2:30PM                              Windsor Park Night Book Club                             this is the place to find out about local support
  Adult Book Discussion                                     The Windsor Park Night Book Club is temporarily          groups.
  Join us for our adult book discussion. We’ll talk         being held at Queens Library at Hillcrest. Join
  about “Have A Little Faith,” by Mitch Albom.              the discussion about “The Tricking of Freya” by          Saturday, March 6 @ 2:30PM
                                                            Christina Sunley. All adults are welcome.                Meet Dra. Isabel, Author of Pensamientos:
  GLEN OAKS                                                                                                          palabras que iluminan el camino
  256-04 Union Turnpike                                     Wednesdays @ 2:00PM – 3/17, 3/24                         ¡Conozca a la Dra. Isabel, la autora de
  Tuesday, March 9 @ 10:30AM                                Thursdays @ 2:00PM – 3/18, 3/25                          Pensamientos: Palabras que Iluminan el
  & Thursday, March 11 & 11:00AM                            Play Reading Club for Adults                             camino!
  Tuesday, March 16 & Thursday, March 18                    The play’s the thing! Become a member of the             Based on the latest segment of her popular radio
  @ 10:30AM                                                 cast, or a part of the audience, as we explore and       show, Dra. Isabel offers an enlightening and
  Tuesday, March 23 & Thursday, March 25                    enjoy great works of literature. No memorization is      spiritual book where she shares her words of
  @ 10:30AM                                                 required. Light refreshments will be served.             wisdom to teach you life lessons from her 100
  Computer Basics for Adults (P)                                                                                     favorite stories. Books will be available for sale and
  A two-session workshop for adults with little or no       Thursday, March 18 @ 6:30PM                              signing.
  computer skills, to learn the basics of computers.        It’s a Mystery!
                                                            It’s elementary, my dear Watson...or is it? Spend        Saturday, March 13 @ 2:30PM
                                                            an intriguing hour with mysterious stories, poems,       Personal Income Tax Basics (in Spanish)
                                                            and interactive puzzles that will appeal to your         Lo básico del impuesto de los ingresos
                                                            inner Sherlock Holmes! A free adult program; light       personales (en español)
                                                            refreshments will be served.                             Attendees will find out who has to file a tax return,
                                                                                                                     how to file tax returns if you’re self-employed, and
                                                                                                                     what to do if you can’t pay the tax that is due.




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                                                 Free Events for Adults at Queens Library

Friday, March 19 @ 3:00PM                               Monday, March 22 @ 6:30PM                               Tuesday, March 16 @ 10:00AM
Nutrition Basics                                        NAACP: Relevance, Importance & Service in               LIC Book Club
Holistic health and nutrition educator Milvi Vehik      Today’s Community                                       We will discuss “The Boy Who Harnessed the
demystifies frequently encountered terminology,         NAACP leaders of the borough’s branches (Astoria,       Wind” by William Kamkwamba. Readers will have
and guides you on how to incorporate healthy            Jamaica, Corona, Far Rockaway, and North East           their imaginations challenged by 14-year-old
eating strategies into your daily diet.                 Queens Branch) and the NAACP of Brooklyn                Kamkwamba’s description of life in Malawi.
                                                        and the Bronx, will discuss the significance of         Copies are available at the Reference Desk.
Tuesday, March 23 @ 6:00PM                              today’s NAACP. What does it do in the face of
10 Steps to Starting Your Own Business (in              multiculturalism and changing demographics?             Monday, March 22 @ 6:30PM
Spanish)                                                                                                        Meet Representatives from Workforce 1




                                                                                                                                                                      ADULTS
10 pasos para empezar su propio negocio                 LEFFERTS                                                Career Center
Join us to learn how to start your own business.        103-34 Lefferts Boulevard, Richmond Hill                See Broadway.
Topics: Registering your business; business plan &      Mondays @ 10:30AM – 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29
marketing; permits & licensing and more.                Computer Class                                          MASPETH
                                                        This class for adults offers basic computer             69-70 Grand Avenue
KEW GARDENS HILLS                                       knowledge, Microsoft Office, Internet navigation        Tuesday, March 16 @ 3:30PM
72-33 Vleigh Place, Flushing                            and e-mail applications.                                An Afternoon of Irish Music
Monday, March 15 @ 1:30PM                                                                                       See Briarwood.
Jewish New York                                         Thursday, March 18 @ 6:00PM
A joyous look at Jewish life in New York in the first   Live Wisely in a Toxic World                            NORTH FOREST PARK
third of the 20th century. Photos and sound clips       Holistic health and nutrition educator, Milvi Vehik,    98-27 Metropolitan Avenue, Forest Hills
of classic Yiddish and klezmer tunes are included,      discusses potential risk in food additives, household   Thursday, March 4 @ 6:00PM
plus memorabilia and fun items.                         cleaners, cosmetics and toxins that we breathe in       Book Discussion
                                                        on a daily basis and how you can minimize your          Join our monthly adult book discussion group. This
LANGSTON HUGHES                                         exposure.                                               month we will discuss “The Secret Life of Bees” by
100-01 Northern Boulevard, Corona                                                                               Sue Monk Kidd.
Saturdays @ 11:00AM – 3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 3/27             LEFRAK CITY
Tax Preparation                                         98-30 57 Avenue, Corona
National Association of Black Accountants               Wednesdays @ 10:30AM – 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24,
continues to provide this free service to Langston      3/31
Hughes patrons every Saturday at 11:00 AM, from         Fridays @ 10:30AM – 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26
now until April 11. Customers are encouraged to         Free English Class: Conversation Club for
bring all their tax related documents.                  Speakers of Other Languages (P)
                                                        Join us twice a week to improve your basic English
Saturday, March 6 @ 2:00PM                              skills. Please register at the Adult Reference Desk.
Musical Concert - Joan Cartwright & Her Trio
Diva Joan Cartwright performs with the Tom              Fridays @ 4:00PM – 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26
Zlabinger Trio.                                         Wii Sports Challenge
                                                        Have fun as you challenge your friends in bowling,
Monday, March 8 @ 6:00PM                                tennis, baseball, football, Mario Brothers and many
Cancer in Queens Communities                            other sports and activities playing with Wii.           NORTH HILLS
The Langston Hughes Cancer Action Council is                                                                    57-04 Marathon Parkway, Little Neck
hosting a panel discussion and community forum,         Thursday, March 11 @ 6:30PM                             Wednesday, March 10 @ 1:00PM
discussing how cancer impacts our communities.          Jewelry Making: A Crafts Workshop for Adults (P)        Live Wisely in a Toxic World
Learn about local resources, hear from experts in       Pamela Isaac teaches how you can create beautiful       See Lefferts.
the field and cancer survivors, voice your concerns,    jewelry from semi-precious stones, glass shells and
and more! For more information, please call 718-        beads to complement your wardrobe.
                                                                                                                PENINSULA
990-5102.                                                                                                       92-25 Rockaway Beach Boulevard
                                                        Thursday, March 18 @ 1:30PM
                                                                                                                Rockaway Beach
Saturday, March 6 @ 10:00AM - Preregistration           Chinese Reading Club
                                                                                                                Saturday, March 20 @ 3:00PM
Saturdays @ 2:30PM – 3/13, 3/20, 3/27                   中文读书座谈会
                                                                                                                Play Chess
Microsoft Excel 2007 for Spanish Speakers (P)           Join us to discuss books, current events and more
                                                                                                                All ages and skill levels are welcome.
Microsoft Excel 2007 para personas que hablan           on a monthly basis. We will meet in the Queens
español                                                 Library at Lefrak City meeting room. Different
                                                                                                                Monday, March 22 @ 6:30PM
Three computer classes in Spanish: Preregistration      titles/topics by attendees on selected Thursday
                                                                                                                Book Discussion
in person at the Reference Desk on March 6              afternoons.
                                                                                                                Join us for a lively discussion of James Joyce’s
starting at 10 AM: 3/13-Introduction to Microsoft                                                               “Dubliners.”
Excel 2007; 3/20-Calculations and Worksheets;           LONG ISLAND CITY
3/27-Workbooks and Layout. Attendees should             37-44 21 Street
have basic computer skills, such as being able to       Monday, March 1 @ 1:00PM
                                                                                                                POMONOK
                                                                                                                158-21 Jewel Avenue, Flushing
use the keyboard and the mouse, and to open and         LICraft Club for Adults
                                                                                                                Thursday, March 11 @ 6:00PM
close applications.                                     Come to the *first* meeting of our LICraft Club
                                                                                                                Learn the Ancient Art of NakhaChitra
                                                        for Adults. Make new friends, chit chat, and learn
                                                                                                                See Bayside.
Saturday, March 20 @ 2:00PM                             to make beautiful crafts that you can decorate
Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concert Series:              your home with, or give away as a present. Free
                                                                                                                Monday, March 22 @ 2:00PM
Avantango                                               refreshments.
                                                                                                                Monthly Book Discussion
This world-class ensemble incorporates the passion
                                                                                                                This month, we’ll talk about “Little Bee,” by Chris
and intricacy of tango with the spontaneity and
                                                                                                                Cleave.
virtuosity of jazz.


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                                                   Free Events for Adults at Queens Library

  QUEENS VILLAGE                                           Thursday, March 18 @ 6:00PM                            Fridays @ 3:30PM – 3/12, 3/19, 3/26
  94-11 217 Street                                         Literary Soup                                          Karaoke Afternoon
  Mondays @ 1:00PM – 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29            Join our Literary Soup Book Discussion Group.          Let loose and bring your singing voice. Join us for
  Senior Game Day!                                                                                                a fun afternoon singing along with some of your
  Come and join the fun! Whether you like board            Saturday, March 20 @ 3:00PM                            favorite artists.
         games, card games, Wii games or just want         STARS: Theater in the Afternoon
         to spend some time with your peers at the         Come one, come all! Enjoy an afternoon of theater      Saturday, March 27 @ 3:00PM
         library, Queens Village has it all for seniors.   by STARS.                                              Learn the Ancient Art of NakhaChitra
                                                                                                                  See Bayside.
ADULTS




         Monday, March 1 @ 2:00PM                          Wednesdays @ 10:00AM – 3/24, 3/31
         Day Book Club @ Queens Village                    AARP Defensive Driving Class                           SEASIDE
         Windsor Park Day Book Club will be held           AARP Defensive Driver’s course for seniors.            116-15 Rockaway Beach Boulevard
         temporarily at Queens Village. We’ll discuss                                                             Rockaway Park
         “Molokai” by Alan Brennert.                       QUEENSBORO HILL                                        Monday, March 8 @ 6:30PM
                                                           60-05 Main Street, Flushing                            Seaside Book Club
         Mondays @ 6:00PM – 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22           Tuesdays @ 11:00AM – 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30        We will be discussing “What Is the What” by Dave
         Thursdays @ 6:00PM – 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 3/25        Thursdays @ 11:00AM – 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 3/25            Eggers. Please read the book beforehand. You can
  Adult Chess Club                                         Basic Computer Classes for Adults (P)                  pick up a copy of the book at Queens Library at
  Practice your chess skills weekly, on Monday and         Learn basic computer skills: Internet, email, etc.     Seaside.
  Thursday evenings.                                       Please call 718-359-8332 to register.
  Tuesday, March 2 @ 2:00PM
                                                                                                                  SOUTH JAMAICA
  Conference Call Trivial Pursuit for Mail-a-Book          REGO PARK                                              108-41 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard
                                                           91-41 63 Drive                                         Tuesdays @ 11:00AM – 3/16, 3/23, 3/30
  Customers
                                                           Saturdays @ 2:30PM – 3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 3/27             Basic Computer Classes for Adults
  Mail-a-Book customers phone in to participate in
                                                           Pathway to U.S. Citizenship: Becoming a U.S.           Learn the basics of how to use the computer.
  Trivial Pursuit.
                                                           Citizen & Building Your Civic Knowledge
  Fridays @ 10:30AM – 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26                Sessions are in English, including an information      SOUTH OZONE PARK
  Friday Morning Chat for Mail-a-Book Customers            workshop and basic civics education. 3/6-Part 1:       128-16 Rockaway Boulevard
  Mail-a-Book customers phone in every Friday              Are you ready to be a U.S. citizen?/Introduction to    Saturday, March 20 @ 2:00PM
  morning from 10:00am-12:00pm to chat about               American history; 3/13-Part 2: What documents          Wire Sculpting: Jewelry-Making Workshop for
  various topics of interest and books.                    do you need to present?/Introduction to American       Adults (P)
                                                           government & politics; 3/20-Part 3: What are           See Cambria Heights.
  Fridays @ 10:30AM – 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26                common barriers to naturalization?/American
  STARs: Senior Theater Acting Repertory                   culture & geography; 3/27-Part 4: Naturalization       ST. ALBANS
  Calling all older adults. Join our galaxy of STARs to    interview & beyond/review of 100 questions.            191-05 Linden Boulevard
  perform theatrical works at the library with a great                                                            Mondays @ 1:00PM – 3/1, 3/8
  group of people, while brightening your life!            Wednesday, March 10 @ 6:00PM                           Basic Crochet for Adults (for beginners)
                                                           Russian Author Tatyana Yankovskaya Will Read           Adults are invited to join us to learn the basics of
  Monday, March 8 @ 5:00PM                                 From Her Latest Work (in Russian)                      crochet. Please bring your own yarn and crochet
  Family Film                                              русская	Писательница	Татьяна	                          needle.
  Come enjoy a movie with your family and friends.         янковская	Читает	отрывки	из	её	новых	
                                                           книг	(на	русском	языке)                                Wednesdays @ 3:00PM – 3/3, 3/10
  Tuesdays @ 10:30AM – 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30               Tatyana Yankovskaya is an author, essayist,            Adult Game Day: A Wii Excerise Event
  Introduction to the Computer for Adults (P)              journalist, and member of APIA-WORLD. Her work         Let’s bowl! Adults are invited to join us on selected
  Adults will learn the basics of using the computer.      has been published in the leading periodicals in       Wednesday afternoons for some Wii exercise and
  You must have a Queens Library card.                     Russia, the U.S., Israel and France. Tatyana will      socializing.
                                                           read from her new book of fiction “M&M: A Novel
  Tuesday, March 9 @ 2:00PM                                in Stories,” which was nominated for the Russian       Thursday, March 11 @ 1:30PM
  Tuesday Afternoon Chat for Mail-a-Book                   Booker and NOS literary awards. Book signing will      Nutrition Basics
  Customers                                                follow.                                                See Jackson Heights.
  Mail-a-Book customers phone in on Tuesday
  afternoon to chat about various topics of interest       RICHMOND HILL                                          STEINWAY
  and books.                                               118-14 Hillside Avenue                                 21-45 31 Street, Long Island City
                                                           Thursday, March 18 @ 6:00PM                            Thursday, March 4 @ 10:30AM
  Saturday, March 13 @ 3:00PM                              E. Zoe Hassman, Solo Cellist: Bowing out of            Computer Class for Beginners
  It’s A Great Day for the Irish                           the Box                                                Students will learn how to use the Internet.
  Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Linda Ipanema and       Solo cellist, E. Zoe Hassman performs a cutting-
  Stan Edwards, performing classic selections like         edge repertoire. Today’s concert features pop, jazz,   Saturday, March 6 @ 2:00PM
  “My Wild Irish Rose,” “Peg of My Heart,” “Danny          and classical selections.                              Resume Writing Workshop for Mature Adults
  Boy,” and many more.                                                                                            Topics include: Writing your resume, preparing a
                                                           ROSEDALE                                               cover letter, and writing thank you notes & follow-up
  Tuesday, March 16 @ 2:00PM                               144-20 243 Street                                      letters.
  Conference Call BINGO                                    Mondays @ 6:00PM – 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29
  Join this conference call BINGO for Mail-a-Book          Thursdays @ 6:00PM – 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 3/25             Monday, March 8 @ 6:00PM
  customers.                                               Computer Class For Adults                              Poetry Reading with Harry
                                                           Basic computer instructions for adults.                Come hear Queens Library at Steinway’s own
                                                                                                                  Harry Bailey read poetry from his collections
                                                                                                                  and from other famous poets. Others can come
                                                                                                                  participate by reading their favorite poems, too.


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                                                Free Events for Teens at Queens Library

Saturday, March 13 @ 2:00PM                           Thursday, March 11 @ 6:30PM                           Saturday, March 6 @ 3:00PM
Grigoris Maninakis & The Mikrokosmos                  Irish Music & Dance                                   Life with Ayurveda
Ensemble Present: An Afternoon of Greek               See Central Library.                                  Balance your life with ayurveda, creating optimal
Music                                                                                                       health and balance by adopting the concept of
Greek culture takes center stage in this              WHITESTONE                                            “food as medicine,” and gain control over your
performance of traditional and contemporary Greek     151-10 14 Road                                        health and well-being.
music.                                                Tuesday, March 9 @ 3:00PM
                                                      Beyond the Stars                                      Monday, March 22 @ 6:30PM
                                                      Join local author Cheryl Lodico as she discusses      St. John’s University Securities
SUNNYSIDE




                                                                                                                                                                ADULTS
                                                      her book.                                             Arbitration Clinic Presents: Investor
43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, Long Island City
                                                                                                            Education Seminar
Mondays @ 1:00PM – 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29
                                                      Saturday, March 13 @ 2:00PM                           A seminar on avoiding problems with
Tax Counseling for Low-Income Older Adults
                                                      Jewelry Making: A Crafts Workshop for Adults          securities brokers and the common legal
AARP volunteers trained by the IRS will provide
                                                      (P)                                                   problems that frequently occur with them.
assistance in completing 2009 personal income tax
                                                      See Lefrak City.                                      Topics include: common investor problems,
returns.
                                                                                                            how to check on the history of a broker,
                                                      WOODHAVEN                                             prohibited broker conduct, causes of action,
Tuesdays @ 10:30AM – 3/2, 3/9, 3/16
                                                      85-41 Forest Parkway                                  tips for investors and common scams.
Computer Classes for Adults/English (P)
Do you need to learn how to use the computer, or      Mondays @ 5:30PM – 3/1, 3/8
how to send an e-mail to a friend? These classes      Thursdays @ 5:30PM – 3/4, 3/11                        WOODSIDE
are for you. Topics: 1) Introduction to computers     Learn Mandarin Chinese (P)                            54-22 Skillman Avenue
and how to use the mouse; 2) Basic knowledge          Queens Library at Woodhaven is offering lessons       Wednesday, March 3 @ 10:30AM
of Microsoft Word; 3) Navigating the Internet; 4)     in both beginner and intermediate Mandarin            Basic Computer Training Classes for Beginners
Creating your own e-mail account.                     Chinese. Beginner classes will be on Mondays, and     Learn the basic functions of how to operate
                                                      Intermediate classes will be on Thursdays. Space      computers.
Thursdays @ 10:30AM – 3/4, 3/11                       is limited.
Computer Classes for Adults in Spanish (P)                                                                  Saturday, March 6 @ 2:00PM
Clases de computación para personas que               Fridays @ 4:00PM – 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26              Traditional Korean Bookmaking with Seongmin
hablan español                                        Guitar Lessons (P)                                    Ahn (Program in Korean)
Do you need to learn how to use the computer,         Guitar lessons for ages 10 and up. Registration was   작가	안성민과	함께하는	한국	전통	
or how to send an e-mail to a friend? Then these      in January. Must have own guitar. Eight weeks of      책만들기
classes are for you. Weekly class topics are as       chords, scales, and songs. Must attend all lessons    In this workshop, students will learn the techniques
follows: 1) Introduction to computers and how to      and have access to a CD player.                       of traditional Korean bookmaking and investigate
use the mouse; 2) Basic knowledge of Microsoft                                                              the idea of a book as an object to build a unique
Word; 3) Navigating the Internet; 4) Creating your                                                          visual journal. This session will be followed by four
own e-mail account.                                                                                         at Queens Museum of Art: Sat, March 13, 20, 27
                                                                                                            and April 4.

                                                                                                            Saturday, March 20 @ 2:00PM
                                                                                                            An Afternoon of Irish Music
                                                                                                            See Briarwood.


                       Free Events for Teens at Queens Library
               (P) = Preregistration Required. Call the Library where the event is taking place.

ASTORIA                                               BAYSIDE                                               Fridays @ 4:00PM – 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26
                                                      214-20 Northern Boulevard                             Book Buddies
14-01 Astoria Boulevard, Long Island City
                                                      Tuesdays @ 3:30PM – 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30        Join us for an afternoon where children will share
Friday, March 12 @ 4:00PM
                                                      Saturdays @ 10:00AM – 3/6, 3/13, 3/20                 books and stories with a teen reading buddy every
Astronomy for Everyone
                                                      Teen Tutoring                                         Friday from 4-5pm.
Learn about the size and scale of the universe, the
                                                      Does your child need help with his or her
stars, and other celestial wonders using hands-on
                                                      homework? We can help! Our teen tutors are            Wednesday, March 17 @ 4:00PM
activities and amazing visuals with astrophysicist
                                                      available.                                            Teen Graphic Novel & Manga Club
Kevin Manning.
                                                                                                            Interested in sharing and discussing new and
                                                      Friday, March 5 @ 3:30PM                              favorite graphic novels and manga? Whether you
                                                      5th Annual Talent Show                                are looking for a place to be creative or just want to
                                                      Everyone is invited to attend an afternoon of         share your fandom, we are looking for you.
                                                      amazing talent featuring children and teens (pre-K
                                                      through 12th grade) from the community.




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                                                     Free Events for Teens at Queens Library

  Saturday, March 20 @ 1:00PM                                Fridays @ 4:00PM – 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26                 DOUGLASTON/LITTLE NECK
  Queens Library Presents “National Testing                  Story Sharers                                            249-01 Northern Boulevard
  Day,” with Princeton Review (P)                            Children and teens share stories and the pleasure        Mondays @ 4:00PM – 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29
  Join your peers across the country to see how              of reading together. Teens can earn community            Knitting and Crochet
  you would score on the SAT, ACT or PSAT on                 service hours by participating.                          Helen Bodner helps beginners through experts with
  March 20th. Take a free, full-length practice test                                                                  their knitting and crochet projects. Adults, teens
        under actual testing conditions and get              Saturday, March 6 @ 2:00PM                               and kids are welcome. Bring your own needles and
        comfortable with the exam’s format. Not              Harlem on My Mind                                        yarn.
        sure whether to take the SAT or ACT? On              Xoregos Performing Company celebrates the
        National Testing Day, we’ll offer The Princeton      Harlem Renaissance in this presentation of poetry        Saturday, March 20 @ 10:30AM
TEENS




        Review Assessment (PRA). The PRA is a test           by women writers of that era (Georgia Douglas            Friends of the Library @ Douglaston/Little
        designed to help determine if you would score        Johnson, Gwendolyn Bennett and others), some             Neck Invite You to Join our First Annual Spring
        higher on the SAT or ACT.                            poetry of Langston Hughes, three short plays             Festival (P)
                                                             commissioned for this program and a musical              See Adults.
        BELLEROSE                                            component featuring early songs by Ellington,
       250-06 Hillside Avenue                                Gershwin and Berlin.                                     EAST ELMHURST
       Fridays @ 4:00PM – 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26                                                                       95-06 Astoria Boulevard
  Wii Gaming                                                                                                          Fridays @ 4:00PM – 3/5, 3/12, 3/26
  Teens! Come play and enjoy with your friends.                                                                       Hip & Healthy Kids with Tiffany Denise
                                                                                                                      Hip & healthy kids, a hands-on introduction into
  Thursdays @ 4:00PM – 3/11, 3/25                                                                                     healthy lifestyles, will keep you on the path to
  Knitting and Crochet Club                                                                                           healthy living practices throughout your growing
  Experts: come and share a few tips and tricks.                                                                      years. Young people will be inspired and motivated
  Beginners: come and discover the wonder of the                                                                      to share the information they learned with parents
  craft. Bring your own supplies and projects.                                                                        and others. This program is for ages 11 to 14.
  Saturday, March 20 @ 2:30PM                                                                                         Monday, March 8 @ 6:30PM & 7:00PM
  Queens Library Presents “National Testing                  Sunday, March 7 @ 3:00PM                                 Talk with James E. C. Norris: “Fight On, My
  Day,” with Princeton Review                                Sunday Concerts @ Central: Simply Skins,                 Soul” and Dramatic Presentation: Warriors
  See Bayside.                                               Daughters of the Drum                                    Don’t Cry
                                                             Master percussionist Linda Austin leads this all-        Hear the biography of an African-American country
  BROADWAY                                                   female group of percussionists in this performance       doctor, Morgan E. Norris, M.D., who practiced
  40-20 Broadway, Long Island City                           of world rhythms.                                        medicine in Jim Crow Virginia, 1917-1964. Books
  Saturday, March 27 @ 3:00PM                                                                                         will be available for sale/signing. Also, at 7:00 p.m.,
  Dominican Folk and Modern Merengue                         Saturdays @ 10:30AM – 3/13, 3/20                         there will be a dramatic presentation: “Warriors
  Enjoy a unique presentation of “Merengue Típico,”          Improve Your Writing Skills                              Don’t Cry,” the story of Melba Beals, one of the
  traditional Dominican merengue and “merenhouse,”           Please join us for an interactive workshop on            Little Rock Nine.
  a blend of merengue with American hip-hop and              improving your writing skills. You need not attend
  rap.                                                       on consecutive Saturdays. A two part series:             Tuesdays @ 3:30PM – 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30
                                                             Session I - Basic Grammar and Punctuation;               East Elmhurst JAZZKIDS Annual Music
  CAMBRIA HEIGHTS                                            Session II - Writing a Cover Letter.                     Workshop (P)
  218-13 Linden Boulevard                                                                                             Participants will learn popular songs, performance
  Thursdays @ 4:00PM – 3/11, 3/25                            Sunday, March 14 @ 2:00PM                                etiquette such as posture, vocalizing, breathing,
  Cambria Heights Teen Club                                  Open Mic for Poets on Sunday at Central: An              etc. Auditions will be judged by the older JazzKids
  Join us to discuss books and current affairs. We’ll        Open Reading                                             and workshop instructor and vocalist, Lorraine
  also have a talent program.                                Inge Judd will be reading her work. All are invited to   Lofaso. For Grades 5 and up.
                                                             participate in this free open mic poetry event until
                                                             4 p.m.                                                   Thursdays @ 10:00AM – 3/11, 3/18, 3/25
  CENTRAL LIBRARY
  89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica                                                                                    Basic Computer Classes for Beginners (P)
                                                             Monday, March 15 @ 4:00PM                                Please join us for this computer classes for
  Tuesdays @ 4:00PM – 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30
                                                             Teen Advisory Board                                      beginners.
  Manga and Anime Club
                                                             Do you have an opinion about the Library? We
  If you enjoy drawing, watching anime, or reading
                                                             want to hear what you have to say! Join us for the       Monday, March 22 @ 6:00PM
  Japanese comics, this is the club for you. Every
                                                             Teen Advisory Board meeting once a month and             Open Mic
  week is different and we’d love to see you there.
                                                             be heard.                                                Do you like to sing, dance, read poetry, or play an
  Wednesdays @ 4:00PM – 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24,                                                                        instrument? If this sounds like something you’ll
                                                             Saturday, March 20 @ 3:00PM                              enjoy doing, come and join us at the East Elmhurst
  3/31
                                                             Irish Music & Dance                                      Open Mic.
  Teen Games
                                                             Celebrate Irish culture with this lively performance
  Spend the afternoon playing games at the library.
                                                             of Irish stepdancing and traditional Irish music         ELMHURST
  We offer PlayStation 2, Wii, and various board
                                                             performed by students of the Acosta School of Irish      86-01 Broadway
  games.
                                                             Music and Dance.                                         Friday, March 12 @ 4:00PM
  Thursdays @ 4:00PM – 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 3/25                                                                          Wind Chimes for Teens
                                                             Saturday, March 27 @ 3:00PM                              Let’s welcome spring by painting an assembled
  Teen Zine
                                                             Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concerts: Slavic              wind chime to hang in your doorway or window.
  If you enjoy writing or drawing, or if you like the idea
                                                             Soul Party                                               For teens in junior high and high school only. First-
  of publishing a magazine, we would love to publish
                                                             This group of 10 people that is strong, black, white,    come, first-served due to limited supplies.
  you in our zine.
                                                             male and female, Gypsy and gadjo – has a new
                                                             vision for brass band and vocals that combine funk,
                                                             virtuosity, and soul beyond borders.


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                                            Free Events for Teens at Queens Library

Friday, March 26 @ 4:00PM                                 Monday, March 8 @ 5:00PM                                 FOREST HILLS
Karaoke for Teens                                         College Club                                             108-19 71 Avenue
Celebrate spring at our karaoke party! Sing,              Got questions about college? The Flushing College        Saturday, March 20 @ 11:00AM
dance or watch others perform onstage. Light              Club may have your answers.                              Queens Library Presents “National Testing
refreshments will be served. For teens in junior high                                                              Day,” with Princeton Review (P)
and high school.                                          Tuesdays @ 4:30PM – 3/9, 3/23                            See Bayside.
                                                          Yu-Gi-Oh Club for Teens and Tweens
                                                          The Yu-Gi-Oh club meets every other Tuesday and          Monday, March 29 @ 4:30PM
FLUSHING                                                  is open to ages 10-15. Bring your cards and battle
41-17 Main Street                                                                                                  Key Club International
                                                          your fellow Yu-Gi-Oh fans!                               High school students meet to discuss civic
Tuesday, March 2 @ 5:00PM




                                                                                                                                                                    TEENS
Teen Tech Preview                                                                                                  issues.
                                                          Wednesday, March 10 @ 3:30PM
Preview and make comments on new web
                                                          Teen Author Talk: Raina Telgemeier                       FRESH MEADOWS
technology for teens: your opinion counts!
                                                          Award-winning teen author Raina Telgemeier will be       193-20 Horace Harding Expressway
                                                          talking about her creative process and some of her       Mondays-Wednesdays @ 3:00PM, 3/1-3/31
Thursday, March 4 @ 4:00PM
                                                          books, including her new graphic memoir, “Smile.”        (except 3/8 & 3/24)
Manga Club
                                                          In Rooms A&B, Lower Level.                               Teen Gaming
Teens meet to discuss all things manga and watch
their favorite anime clips.                                                                                        Join us for some fun gaming (DDR, PSP,
                                                          Thursday, March 11 @ 4:00PM                              Guitar Hero).
                                                          Wii Club
Thursday, March 4 @ 6:00PM
                                                          Teens ages 13 and older meet to play Nintendo Wii.       Fridays @ 4:00PM – 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26
It’s in Your Hands – The Importance of Census
Participation (in Mandarin Chinese)                                                                                Book Buddies: K-Grade 3
                                                          Saturday, March 13 @ 2:00PM                              Children from K-Grade 3 will share books and
人口普查		成敗在你
                                                          Harlem on My Mind                                        stories with a teen reading buddy in the story room.
What do you need to know about Census 2010?
                                                          See Central Library.
Why is your participation in the Census so
important? Come to this informative program to
                                                          Tuesday, March 16 @ 4:30PM
                                                                                                                   HILLCREST
learn what you can do in your own community to                                                                     187-05 Union Turnpike, Flushing
                                                          Internet Privacy & Teens
make sure everyone is counted.                                                                                     Fridays @ 4:00PM – 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26
                                                          Come to this fun and informative program where
                                                                                                                   Game Players Club
                                                          teens can learn about how to protect their
Saturdays @ 10:00AM – 3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 3/27                                                                        Board games! Card games! From Chutes &
                                                          information in a social networking world. For ages
Math Help                                                                                                          Ladders to chess. Join us every Friday afternoon at
                                                          12-17 in Rooms A&B.
Free weekly math tutoring in the Children’s Room                                                                   4 PM for game-playing fun for ages 6-14.
for Grades 4-8.
                                                          Saturday, March 20 @ 2:00PM
                                                                                                                   Monday, March 15 @ 6:30PM
                                                          A Celebration of Nawrooz: Afghan Spring
Saturday, March 6 @ 11:00AM                                                                                        Teen Game Night
                                                          Festival (In Persian and English)
Symphony 101: Bring on the Brass! - A                                                                              Have fun and make friends. Light refreshments will
Performance/Workshop for the Entire Family                                                                         be served.
Queens Symphony Orchestra and music
                                                            ‫ﺑﺮﮔﺰارﯼ ﭼﺸﻦ ﻧﻮروز: ﻋﻴﺪ ﺑﺰرگ ﺑﻬﺎرﯼ اﻓﻐﺎﻧﺴﺘﺎن‬
director Constantine Kitsopoulos teach children                                                                    Tuesday, March 16 @ 4:30PM
                                                          Celebrate Nawrooz, the Afghan Spring Festival,
and adults about the different families in the                                                                     Teen Tuesdays
                                                          with novelist Mohammad Gul Mohabbat, author
traditional symphonic orchestra through musical                                                                    Free games, crafts, projects, music, and more - a
                                                          of “My Name is Mohammad”; Persian songs to
demonstrations and dialogue. This performance                                                                      fun program for teens age 13 years old and up.
                                                          celebrate spring by Afghan children; a special raffle
covers the brass family (French horn, trumpet, tuba,                                                               There’s something different each week.
                                                          and gift for the lucky winner; and a grand finale with
etc.).
                                                          the extraordinary Afghan singer Khalil Ahmadi and
                                                                                                                   Thursday, March 25 @ 4:30PM
                                                          tabla player Chetram Sahni.
Saturdays @ 2:00PM – 3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 3/27                                                                         Spring Arts and Crafts
Chess Club                                                                                                         Springtime is a good time to make things that
                                                          Thursday, March 25 @ 4:00PM
Ages 8 through teens will have fun playing chess                                                                   spring! Create your own “springy” artwork. A free
                                                          Green Teens
weekly on Saturdays in the Story Room. All levels                                                                  program for children and teens ages 6-14 years old.
                                                          Come join the Green Teens at Queens Library at
welcome; learn the basics or improve your game.
                                                          Flushing! We’ll have eco-friendly crafts, movies and
                                                          speakers for teens ages 13-17.                           HOWARD BEACH
Saturday, March 6 @ 6:30PM                                                                                         92-06 156 Avenue
Traditional Irish Music Featuring GIRSA                                                                            Saturday, March 20 @ 11:30AM
                                                          Saturday, March 27 @ 2:00PM
Celebrate Irish heritage with Girsa, a phenomenal                                                                  Queens Library Presents “National Testing
                                                          Concert: Songs of Spring with the Haiyun
female octet that performs Irish ballads to traditional                                                            Day,” with Princeton Review (P)
                                                          Chorus
jigs and reels, including contemporary selections                                                                  See Bayside.
                                                          A concert showcasing songs of the spring season,
and dance.
                                                          nature and earth, eulogizing achievement through
                                                          hard work. In Auditorium, Lower Level.                   LANGSTON HUGHES
                                                                                                                   100-01 Northern Boulevard, Corona
                                                          Saturday, March 27 @ 6:30PM                              Fridays @ 3:30PM – 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26
                                                          Rock ‘n’ Roll, the Opposites, & Our Greatest             Community Word Project
                                                          Hopes—a Concert Celebration!                             A math and poetry project for teens.
                                                          See Adults.
                                                                                                                   Fridays @ 4:00PM – 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26
                                                          Tuesday, March 30 @ 5:00PM                               Math and Science Through Poetry and Creative
                                                          CATS                                                     Writing (P)
                                                          CATS stands for Council of Advisory Teens, where         Come explore math and science topics through
                                                          teens help the Flushing YA Librarians with all things    poetry and creative writing with NYC Poet Kamilah
                                                          YA!                                                      Moon. We will look at the work of established poets


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                                                  Free Events for Teens at Queens Library

   and explore various poetic forms, as well as learn    Tuesday, March 9 @ 4:00PM                            Tuesday, March 30 @ 4:00PM
   to observe details in new ways. And you thought       Teen Anime Club                                      Teen Poetry Hour
   math and science was boring! Space is limited.        Are you a true Otaku? Hang out and talk about all    April is National Poetry month and we are starting
                                                         things anime, manga, and video games!                the celebration early! Come and share a favorite
   LEFRAK CITY                                                                                                poem (or one of your own).
   98-30 57 Avenue, Corona                               Tuesday, March 16 @ 4:00PM
       Fridays @ 4:00PM – 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26          Teen Crafternoon: St. Patrick’s Day                  MCGOLDRICK
       Wii Sports Challenge                              Make something green to wear on St. Patrick’s Day!   155-06 Roosevelt Av. (off Northern Blvd), Flushing
       Every Friday, have fun as you challenge your                                                           Wednesday, March 31 @ 5:00PM
       friends in bowling, tennis, baseball, football,   Wednesday-Friday @ 4:00PM – 3/17, 3/18, 3/19         A Drawing Contest for Earth Day 2010
TEENS




       Mario Brothers and many other sports and          Hip & Healthy Kids with Tiffany Denise               Participate in a drawing/painting competition for
       activities playing with Wii.                      See East Elmhurst.                                   Earth Day 2010. The theme is: “Keep Our Earth
                                                                                                              Healthy: Connect Our Lives with Nature and
        Tuesday-Thursday @ 4:30PM – 3/9, 3/10, 3/11      Saturday, March 20 @ 1:00PM                          Biodiversity.” For children and teens in Grades
        Hip & Healthy Kids with Tiffany Denise           Queens Library Presents “National Testing            3-10. Deadline for submission of entries is March
        See East Elmhurst.                               Day,” with Princeton Review (P)                      31. Cash prizes will be given. Winners announced
                                                         See Bayside.                                         on April 22.
   LONG ISLAND CITY
   37-44 21 Street                                       Tuesday, March 23 @ 4:00PM                           PENINSULA
   Tuesday, March 2 @ 4:00PM                             Teen Lounge with Video Games                         92-25 Rockaway Beach Boulevard
   Teen Book Club                                        Relax, read, hangout or play some video games.       Rockaway Beach
   Read any good books lately? Come and talk                                                                  Tuesdays @ 4:00PM – 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30
   about your favorite books and find out what                                                                Gaming
   your friends have been reading. Snacks will be                                                             Enjoy board games, music, and crafts - a fun
   provided.                                                                                                  program for teens.




                               Save the Date!
                                                              College bound? Make sure you come to Queens
                                                              Library’s Third Annual College Fair. There will be
                                                              representatives from local and out-of-state colleges,
                                                              as well as panel discussions, raffle prizes, and
                                                              entertainment! Parents and students: don’t miss it!

                                                              Saturday, April 24, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
                                                              Queens Library at Langston Hughes
                                                              100-01 Northern Boulevard, Corona, 718-651-1100




           Queens Library is grateful to the following sponsors of the Queens Library College Fair and college workshops: American Eagle
           Outfitters Foundation, Citi Community Relations, Citi Foundation, Kaplan, Princeton Review, U Promise, Year Up and contributors
           to the Queens Library Foundation.




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                                                 Free Events for Teens at Queens Library

POMONOK                                                 Monday, March 29 @ 4:30PM                              SOUTH HOLLIS
158-21 Jewel Avenue, Flushing                           Book Clique                                            204-01 Hollis Avenue
Saturday, March 6 @ 11:00AM                             All teens are invited to discuss March’s book          Mondays-Fridays in March @ 1:30PM
SAT Subject Test Review (P)                             selection. Gather together and discuss what you        Youth Discussion Group
Students, get an edge in today’s competitive            liked about the book, what your favorite parts were    Join our discussion group for teens.
environment by taking practice SAT subject tests        or even what you didn’t like. Ask Miss Euni for
(formerly SAT II). Tests are one-hour long and          details.                                               Monday, March 22 @ 3:00PM
students can choose 2 tests from the following:                                                                Recycling and Reusable Materials
Literature, U.S. or World History, Math Level 1 or 2,   RICHMOND HILL                                          Come help the environment by recycling and
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Spanish. Presented         118-14 Hillside Avenue                                 taking care of our planet! A youth counselor




                                                                                                                                                                  TEENS
by Kaplan.                                              Saturday, March 20 @ 2:30PM                            will have a presentation focusing on recycling
                                                        Scrapbooking on Saturdays (P)                          and reusable materials.
Saturday, March 13 @ 1:00PM                             Ages 10 and up will enjoy a fun-filled workshop with
Free Specialized High School Admissions Test            Lisa Handley as they make their own scrapbooks.        Monday, March 29 @ 3:00PM
(P)                                                     They’re invited to bring their favorite photos; all    Learn More with a Wildlife Vet Detective
It’s not too early for middle school students intent    other materials will be supplied.                      A veterinarian will introduce children to the
on applying to one of NYC’s eight specialized high                                                             world of wildlife.
schools to begin taking practice tests. Students        ROSEDALE
will know exactly what to expect on test day; get a     144-20 243 Street                                      ST. ALBANS
complete, personalized analysis of their results; and   Tuesday, March 2 @ 4:00PM                              191-05 Linden Boulevard
learn strategies for improving their score. Program     Magic Tricks Workshop With Jeremy Pasternak            Thursdays @ 4:00PM – 3/4, 3/11, 3/25
presented by Kaplan.                                    (P)                                                    Robots Are Fun
                                                        Enjoy the fun and illusions performed by Jeremy        Come join the Robotics Team at Queens Library
Tuesday-Thursday @ 4:30PM – 3/23, 3/24, 3/25            Pasternak.                                             at St. Albans and learn how to design, build and
Hip & Healthy Kids with Tiffany Denise                                                                         program robots.
See East Elmhurst.
                                                                                                               Wednesday, March 24 @ 3:00PM
QUEENS VILLAGE                                                                                                 Game Day for Tweens and Teens
94-11 217 Street                                                                                               Enjoy an afternoon of friendly competition playing
Wednesdays @ 3:30PM – 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24,                                                                   Uno, Scrabble, Checkers, PlayStation2 & Wii with
3/31                                                                                                           others.
Knights of Queens
Ages 6-16 will learn chess basics or sharpen their                                                             STEINWAY
skills and strategies. Equipment will be provided.                                                             21-45 31 Street, Long Island City
                                                                                                               Saturday, March 13 @ 2:00PM
Fridays @ 3:30PM – 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26                                                                       Grigoris Maninakis & The Mikrokosmos
Game Day!                                                                                                      Ensemble Present: An Afternoon of Greek
For kids in Grades 1-6. Join us for weekly board                                                               Music
games, card games and more fun every Friday                                                                    Greek culture takes center stage in this
afternoon.                                              Fridays @ 3:30PM – 3/12, 3/19, 3/26                    performance of traditional and contemporary Greek
                                                        Karaoke Afternoon                                      music.
Monday, March 8 @ 5:00PM                                Let loose and bring your singing voice. Join us for
Family Film                                             a fun afternoon singing along with some of your        SUNNYSIDE
Come enjoy a movie with your family and friends at      favorite artists.                                      43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, Long Island City
Queens Library at Queens Village.                                                                              Thursday, March 11 @ 6:30PM
                                                        Saturday, March 20 @ 12:30PM                           Irish Music & Dance
Thursday, March 11 @ 4:30PM                             Queens Library Presents “National Testing              See Central Library.
St. Patrick’s Day Craft for Teens                       Day,” with Princeton Review (P)
Teens! Join us and create a special St. Patrick’s       See Bayside.
Day craft.
                                                                                                               WOODHAVEN
                                                                                                               85-41 Forest Parkway
Wednesday, March 17 @ 3:30PM                            SEASIDE                                                Tuesdays @ 4:00PM – 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23
                                                        116-15 Rockaway Beach Boulevard                        Math and Science Through Poetry and Creative
Teen Wii Tournament (P)
                                                        Rockaway Park                                          Writing (P)
Teens! Do you like video games? Like playing
                                                        Friday, March 5 @ 3:30PM                               See Langston Hughes.
against your friends? Then try out your skill at
Queens Library at Queens Village with Wii Sports        After School Board and Card Game Day
                                                        Participate in an exciting afternoon of board and      Fridays @ 4:00PM – 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26
Tournament. Preregistration and library cards for
                                                        card games. For children and teens.                    Guitar Lessons (P)
each participating teen are required. For more
                                                                                                               Guitar lessons for ages 10 and up. Preregistration
information please ask Miss Euni at the Reference
                                                        Tuesday, March 9 @ 4:00PM                              in January was required. Must have own guitar.
Desk.
                                                        Children and Teen Poetry Workshop                      Eight weeks of chords, scales, and songs. Must
                                                        Participate in an exciting workshop exploring the      attend all lessons and have access to a CD player.
Saturday, March 20 @ 3:00PM
STARS: Theater in the Afternoon                         work of famous poets as well as creating poetry of
Come one, come all! Enjoy an afternoon of theater       your own. For children and teens.                      WOODSIDE
by STARS at Queens Library @ Queens Village.                                                                   54-22 Skillman Avenue
                                                        Wednesday, March 17 @ 4:00PM                           Saturday, March 6 @ 2:00PM
                                                        St. Patrick’s Day Craft and Celebration                Traditional Korean Bookmaking with Seongmin
                                                        Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by participating in an     Ahn (Program in Korean)
                                                        exciting St. Patrick’s Day activity and craft. For     See Adults.
                                                        children and teens.


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                        Free Events for Children at Queens Library
                   (P) = Preregistration Required. Call the Library where the event is taking place.

           ASTORIA                                          Saturday, March 20 @ 1:00PM                            CAMBRIA HEIGHTS
           14-01 Astoria Boulevard                          Queens Library Presents “National Testing              218-13 Linden Boulevard
           Wednesdays @ 10:30AM – 3/3, 3/10, 3/17,          Day,” with Princeton Review                            Saturdays @ 10:30AM – 3/13, 3/27
                                                            Join your peers across the country to see how you
CHILDREN



           3/24, 3/31                                                                                              Babies in the Library
           Story Time for Toddlers                          would score on the SAT, ACT or PSAT on March           A special storytime for babies from birth to 24
           Story time program for children 18 months-3      20th. Take a free, full-length practice test under     months and their caregivers.
           years. Program includes finger rhymes,           actual testing conditions and get comfortable with
           games, and craft.                                the exam’s format. Not sure whether to take the        CENTRAL LIBRARY
                                                            SAT or ACT? On National Testing Day, we’ll offer       89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica
           Friday, March 12 @ 4:00PM                        The Princeton Review Assessment (PRA). The             Wednesdays @ 10:30AM – 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24
           Astronomy for Everyone                           PRA is a test designed to help determine if you        TImeless Tales (P)
           Astrophysicist Kevin Manning presents a          would score higher on the SAT or ACT.                  Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers meet for
           program about the size and scale of the                                                                 weekly story times with a children’s librarian.
           universe, the stars, and other celestial         BELLEROSE                                              Participants enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays,
           wonders, using hands-on activities and           250-06 Hillside Avenue                                 learning activities, and lots of fun!
           amazing visuals.                                 Thursdays @ 4:00PM – 3/11, 3/25
                                                            Knitting and Crochet Club                              Saturday, March 6 @ 2:00PM
   BAY TERRACE                                              Experts: come and share a few tips and tricks.         Harlem on My Mind
   18-36 Bell Boulevard, Bayside                            Beginners: come and discover the wonder of the         See Adults.
   Wednesdays @ 10:30AM – 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24,            craft. Bring your own supplies and projects.
   3/31                                                                                                            Sunday, March 7 @ 3:00PM
   Stories and Crafts for Toddlers                          Saturday, March 20 @ 2:30PM                            Sunday Concerts @ Central: Simply Skins,
   Parents and caregivers: bring your toddlers for          Queens Library Presents “National Testing              Daughters of the Drum
   music, stories, fingerplays and crafts.                  Day,” with Princeton Review                            See Adults.
                                                            See Bayside.
   Thursday, March 11 @ 3:30PM                                                                                     Wednesday, March 10 @ 3:45PM
   Yarn Craft for All Ages                                  BRIARWOOD                                              Animals Alive (P)
   Please join us for yarn craft fun. Kids will enjoy       85-12 Main Street                                      This program presentation will include discussions
   these simple, colorful and creative yarn craft           Fridays @ 4:00PM – 3/5, 3/12                           on animal classifications, habitats and adaptations
   activities, such as making a pom pom or a doll.          Arts and Crafts                                        using open-ended questioning and hands-on
                                                            Hands-on activities to create seasonal decorations     learning techniques. Participants will get to see
   Wednesday, March 17 @ 3:30PM                             and gifts. For children ages 5-12.                     and touch live animals. For ages 7 to 13. Space is
   Brave Girls, Strong Women                                                                                       limited.
   Celebrate Women’s History Month with storyteller         BROAD CHANNEL
   Robin Bady, who will share stories about girls           16-26 Cross Bay Boulevard                              Sunday, March 14 @ 2:00PM
   and women from around the world. She will be             Wednesday, March 17 @ 3:30PM                           Open Mic for Poets on Sunday at Central:
   accompanied by violinist Deni Bonet. Space is            Make a St. Patrick’s Day Craft                         An Open Reading
   limited. For ages 6 and up.                              Come make a craft for St. Patrick’s Day. For           See Adults.
                                                            children ages 5-11. Supplies will be given out on a
   BAYSIDE                                                  first-come, first-served basis.                        Saturday, March 20 @ 3:00PM
   214-20 Northern Boulevard                                                                                       Irish Music & Dance
   Mondays @ 10:15AM & 11:15AM                                                                                     See Adults.
                                                            BROADWAY
   3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22                                     40-20 Broadway, Long Island City
   Baby & Me (P)                                                                                                   Saturday, March 27 @ 3:00PM
                                                            Mondays @ 2:00PM – 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29
   This interactive program features nursery rhymes,                                                               Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concerts: Slavic
                                                            Mother Goose Lapsit (P)
   fingerplays, songs, and playtime. For babies 9-18                                                               Soul Party
                                                            Songs, rhymes, and books for 4 months to 18
   months accompanied by a caregiver. One-time                                                                     See Adults.
                                                            months. Space is limited.
   preregistration is required for winter/spring session.
                                                            Wednesdays @ 11:00AM – 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24,          DOUGLASTON/LITTLE NECK
   Tuesdays @ 3:30PM – 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30           3/31                                                   249-01 Northern Boulevard
   Saturdays @ 10:00AM – 3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 3/27              Picture Book Coloring and/or Crafts (P)                Mondays @ 4:00PM – 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29
   Teen Tutoring                                            Have fun with coloring and/or crafts for ages 3 to 5   Knitting and Crochet
   Does your child need help with his or her                years old.                                             Helen Bodner helps beginners through experts with
   homework? We can help! Our teen tutors are                                                                      their knitting and crochet projects. Adults, teens
   available.                                               Fridays @ 11:00AM – 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26              and kids are welcome. Bring your own needles and
                                                            Toddler Coloring Time (P)                              yarn.
   Friday, March 5 @ 3:30PM                                 Simple coloring projects for 14 months to 3 years
   5th Annual Talent Show                                   old.                                                   Saturday, March 20 @ 10:30AM
   Everyone is invited to attend an afternoon of                                                                   Friends of the Library @ Douglaston/
   amazing talent featuring children and teens (Pre-K       Saturday, March 27 @ 3:00PM                            Little Neck Invite You to Join Our First Annual
   through Grade 12) from the community.                    Dominican Folk and Modern Merengue                     Spring Festival (P)
                                                            Enjoy a unique presentation of “Merengue Típico,”      See Adults.
                                                            traditional Dominican merengue and “merenhouse,”
                                                            a blend of merengue with American hip-hop and
                                                            rap.



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                                               Free Events for Children at Queens Library

                                                        FLUSHING                                               Saturday, March 27 @ 2:00PM
EAST ELMHURST                                                                                                  Concert: Songs of Spring with the Haiyun
95-06 Astoria Boulevard                                 41-17 Main Street
                                                        Mondays @ 3:00PM – 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22                Chorus
Fridays @ 4:00PM – 3/5, 3/12, 3/26
                                                        Craft Kids                                             A concert showcasing songs of the spring season,
Hip & Healthy Kids with Tiffany Denise (P)
                                                        Children from K-Grade 6 will create a fun craft on     nature and earth, eulogizing achievement through
Hip & healthy kids, a hands-on introduction into
                                                        Monday afternoons in the Story Room.                   hard work. In Auditorium, Lower Level.
healthy lifestyles, will keep you on the path to
healthy living practices throughout your growing
                                                        Wednesday, March 3 @ 4:00PM                            Saturday, March 27 @ 6:30PM
years. This program is for ages 11 to 14.
                                                        Comics Workshop: Meet Author/Illustrator               Rock ‘n’ Roll, the Opposites, & Our




                                                                                                                                                                 CHILDREN
                                                        George O’Connor                                        Greatest Hopes—a Concert Celebration!
Monday, March 8 @ 6:30PM & 7:00PM
                                                        See East Elmhurst.                                     See Adults.
Talk with James E. C. Norris: “Fight On, My
Soul” and Dramatic Presentation: Warriors
Don’t Cry                                               Saturdays @ 10:00AM – 3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 3/27            FOREST HILLS
See Adults.                                             Math Help                                              108-19 71 Avenue
                                                        Free weekly math tutoring in the Children’s Room       Tuesday, March 16 @ 3:30PM
Monday, March 22 @ 6:00PM                               for Grades 4-8.                                        Brave Girls, Strong Women
Open Mic                                                                                                       See Bay Terrace.
Do you like to sing, dance, read poetry, or play an     Saturday, March 6 @ 11:00AM
instrument? If this sounds like something you’ll        Symphony 101: Bring on the Brass! - A                  Saturday, March 20 @ 11:00AM
enjoy doing, come and join us at the East Elmhurst      Performance/Workshop for the Entire Family             Queens Library Presents “National Testing
Open Mic.                                               Queens Symphony Orchestra and music                    Day,” with Princeton Review
                                                        director Constantine Kitsopoulos teach children        See Bayside.
Wednesday, March 31 @ 4:00PM                            and adults about the different families in the
Comics Workshop: Meet Author/Illustrator                traditional symphonic orchestra through musical        FRESH MEADOWS
George O’Connor                                         demonstrations and dialogue. This performance          193-20 Horace Harding Expressway
George O’Connor will share his drawing techniques       covers the brass family (French horn, trumpet, tuba,   Mondays @ 3:30PM – 3/8, 3/22
with children and talk about his upcoming graphic       etc.) Attend the last session, “Shake, Rattle and      Seasonal Craft K-8
novel series, “The Olympians.” For ages 9 and up.       Roll” on April 3 at 11:00 a.m.                         Join Queens Library at Fresh Meadows for our
                                                                                                               seasonal craft.
                                                        Saturday, March 6 @ 2:00PM
EAST FLUSHING                                           Celebrating Chopin on the 200th Anniversary of
196-36 Northern Boulevard
                                                        His Birth with Dr. Albert Zak, Pianist
                                                                                                               HILLCREST
Wednesday, March 3 @ 4:00PM                                                                                    187-05 Union Turnpike, Flushing
                                                        See Adults.
East Flushing American Girls Portrait Gallery                                                                  Fridays @ 4:00PM – 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26
(P)                                                                                                            Game Players Club
                                                        Saturdays @ 2:00PM – 3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 3/27
Children ages 4 and up create a picture of a girl or                                                           Board games! Card games! From Chutes &
                                                        Chess Club
female figure that they admire. Please register at                                                             Ladders to chess. Join us every Friday afternoon at
                                                        Ages 8 through teens will have fun playing chess
the Children’s Reference Desk.                                                                                 4 PM for game-playing fun for ages 6-14.
                                                        weekly on Saturdays in the Story Room. All levels
                                                        welcome; learn the basics or improve your game.
Fridays @ 4:00PM – 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26                                                                       Thursday, March 11 @ 4:30PM
East Flushing Arts and Crafts for March (P)                                                                    Kids Club
                                                        Saturday, March 6 @ 6:30PM
Arts and crafts for ages 4 and up. Registration is                                                             Kids Club is just for you! A free, fun program that
                                                        Traditional Irish Music Featuring GIRSA
required with the instructor in person prior to the                                                            offers something new and different to do, for ages
                                                        See Adults.
beginning of the class on that day.                                                                            9-12.
                                                        Wednesdays @ 4:30PM – 3/10, 3/17, 3/24
Wednesday, March 10 @ 4:00PM                                                                                   Wednesday, March 24 @ 4:00PM
                                                        Book Buddies
East Flushing Wikki Stix Craft (P)                                                                             Cinderella
                                                        Children from K-Grade 3 will share books and
Children ages 4 and up will create shapes and                                                                  The Drama Posse presents a live and original
                                                        stories with a teen reading buddy in the Story
figures using Wikki Stix. Please register at the                                                               performance of this classic fairy tale for young
                                                        Room.
Children’s Reference Desk.                                                                                     children (ages 3-8 years old) and their caregivers.
                                                        Saturday, March 13 @ 2:00PM
Friday, March 12 @ 10:30AM                                                                                     Thursday, March 25 @ 4:30PM
                                                        Harlem on My Mind
East Flushing Toddler Rainbow Food Faces (P)                                                                   Spring Arts and Crafts
                                                        See Adults.
Toddlers will be creating a garden of paper fruits                                                             Springtime is a good time to make things that
and vegetables with faces on them. There will be                                                               spring! Create your own “springy” artwork. A free
                                                        Saturday, March 20 @ 2:00PM
fingerplays and stories as well. Please register                                                               program for children and teens ages 6-14 years old.
                                                        A Celebration of Nawrooz: Afghan Spring
at the Children’s Reference Desk. For ages 18           Festival (In Persian and English)
months to 3 years of age.                                                                                      HOLLIS
                                                          ‫ﺑﺮﮔﺰارﯼ ﭼﺸﻦ ﻧﻮروز: ﻋﻴﺪ ﺑﺰرگ ﺑﻬﺎرﯼ اﻓﻐﺎﻧﺴﺘﺎن‬          202-05 Hillside Avenue
Wednesday, March 24 @ 4:00PM                            Celebrate Nawrooz, the Afghan Spring Festival,         Mondays @ 4:30PM – 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22
East Flushing Rainbow Roll (P)                          with novelist Mohammad Gul Mohabbat, author            Tuesdays @ 4:30PM – 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23
Children will design their own paper roll with colors   of “My Name is Mohammad”; Persian songs to             Lego Robotics
and patterns. Please register at the Children’s         celebrate spring by Afghan                             Children Grades 3-6 come in and join us for a
Reference Desk.                                         children; a special raffle                             Lego-filled fun time.
                                                        and gift for the lucky winner;
FAR ROCKAWAY                                            and a grand finale with the                            Wednesdays @ 10:30AM – 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24
1637 Central Avenue                                     extraordinary Afghan singer                            Fridays @ 10:30AM – 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26
Thursdays @ 5:00PM – 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 3/25              Khalil Ahmadi and tabla                                Story Time
Robotics at Far Rockaway (P)                            player Chetram Sahni.                                  Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and play time.
Create a robot and program it to do what you want                                                              For newborns through 5 years of age and their
it to do! Ages 9-14. Space is limited.                                                                         caregivers.

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                                                        Free Events for Children at Queens Library

   HOWARD BEACH                                                 Thursdays @ 3:00PM – 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 3/25
                                                                Fridays @ 3:00PM – 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26                NORTH FOREST PARK
   92-06 156 Avenue                                                                                                     98-27 Metropolitan Avenue, Forest Hills
   Thursday, March 18 @ 3:00PM                                  Homework Help
                                                                Help with homework for children in K to Grade 9.        Monday, March 22 @ 4:00PM
   Little Kids Crafts                                                                                                   Recycled Treasures (P)
         Children ages 3-7 are invited to come in with                                                                  See Lefrak City.
         their favorite adult on the third Thursday of the      Mondays @ 4:00PM – 3/1, 3/8
         month to create something wonderful!                   Knitting Club (P)
                                                                                                                        OZONE PARK
CHILDREN



                                                                Learn how to knit and make accessories for you,
           Saturday, March 20 @ 11:30AM                         your dolls or pets. For beginners only. Ages 8 to 11.   92-24 Rockaway Boulevard
           Queens Library Presents “National Testing                                                                    Fridays @ 10:30AM – 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26
           Day,” with Princeton Review                          Friday, March 12 @ 12:30PM                              Friday Picture Book Time
           See Bayside.                                         Book Club                                               Children ages 4 and under are welcome for
                                                                Homeschoolers book club. For ages 6-9.                  storytelling, music and games.
           Tuesday, March 23 @ 3:00PM
           Tales of Wonderful Women                             Tuesday, March 16 @ 4:30PM                              PENINSULA
           Celebrate Women’s History Month with                 St. Patrick’s Day Craft (P)                             92-25 Rockaway Beach Boulevard
           storyteller Christine Campbell. You will hear        Make your own tiara/hat for the St. Patrick’s Day       Rockaway Beach
           stories about women of courage and wonder!           Parade. For ages 7 to 11.                               Wednesday, March 17 @ 3:30PM
           For ages 6 and up. Space is limited.                                                                         St Patrick’s Day Story and Craft
                                                                Wednesdays-Fridays @ 4:00PM – 3/17, 3/18, 3/19          Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with stories and crafts.
   LANGSTON HUGHES                                              Hip & Healthy Kids with Tiffany Denise (P)
   100-01 Northern Boulevard, Corona                            See East Elmhurst.                                      POMONOK
   Fridays @ 4:00PM – 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26                                                                             158-21 Jewel Avenue, Flushing
   Math and Science Through Poetry and Creative                 Saturday, March 20 @ 1:00PM                             Monday, March 8 @ 7:00PM
   Writing (P)                                                  Queens Library Presents “National Testing               Milk n’ Cookies Storytime
   Come explore math and science topics through                 Day,” with Princeton Review                             Come hear relaxing stories to get ready for a good
   poetry and creative writing with NYC Poet Kamilah            See Bayside.                                            night’s sleep! Milk and cookies will be provided.
   Moon.
                                                                MASPETH                                                 Thursday, March 18 @ 3:30PM
   LEFFERTS                                                     69-70 Grand Avenue                                      Springtime Arts and Crafts
   103-34 Lefferts Boulevard, Richmond Hill                     Tuesday, March 2 @ 3:30PM                               For children ages 3-12. Create an arts and crafts
   Tuesdays @ 3:30PM – 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30               Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Celebration                        project to celebrate the beginning of spring!
   After-School Story Time                                      Hop on into the library to celebrate Dr. Seuss’
   Join us for our after-school story time for 4-8 year olds.   birthday. And it’s for all ages!                        Tuesdays-Thursdays @ 4:30PM – 3/23, 3/24, 3/25
                                                                                                                        Hip & Healthy Kids with Tiffany Denise (P)
   Thursdays @ 1:15PM – 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 3/25                   Wednesdays @ 1:30PM                                     See East Elmhurst.
   Preschool Story Time                                         3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31
   Young children ages 18 months-4 years+ are                   Preschool Storytime                                     QUEENS VILLAGE
   invited to join us for our weekly story time. Stories,       Join us for this 30-minute story time with stories,     94-11 217 Street
   songs, movement, games and sometimes crafts                  fingerplays, music, movement activities &               Wednesdays @ 3:30PM – 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24,
   are included. Parents and caregivers attend with             occasional crafts.                                      3/31
   children.                                                                                                            Knights of Queens
                                                                Friday, March 12 @ 3:30PM                               Age 6-16 will learn chess basics or sharpen their
   LEFRAK CITY                                                  Book Bingo                                              skills and strategies. Equipment will be provided.
   98-30 57 Avenue, Corona                                      Join us for a fun afternoon of Bingo where the
   Fridays @ 4:00PM – 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26                     prizes are books.                                       Fridays @ 3:30PM – 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26
   Wii Sports Challenge                                                                                                 Game Day!
   Have fun as you challenge your friends in bowling,           MCGOLDRICK                                              For kids in Grades 1-6. Join us for weekly board
   tennis, baseball, football, Mario Brothers and many          155-06 Roosevelt Av. (off Northern Blvd), Flushing      games, card games and more fun every Friday
   other sports and activities playing with Wii.                Wednesday, March 31 @ 5:00PM                            afternoon.
                                                                A Drawing Contest for Earth Day 2010
   Friday, March 5 @ 4:30PM                                     Participate in a drawing/painting competition for       Monday, March 8 @ 5:00PM
   Recycled Treasures (P)                                       Earth Day 2010. Deadline for submission of entries      Family Film
   Create a sculpture made from recycled materials              is March 31.                                            Come enjoy a movie with your family and friends at
   with artist Robin Weiss. For ages 5-12. Admission                                                                    Queens Library at Queens Village.
   is free. Space is limited.                                   MIDDLE VILLAGE
                                                                72-31 Metropolitan Avenue                               Monday, March 15 @ 4:00PM
   Tuesday-Thursday @ 4:30PM – 3/9, 3/10, 3/11                  Monday, March 1 @ 3:00PM                                Tales of Wonderful Women
   Hip & Healthy Kids with Tiffany Denise (P)                   Critter Close-Ups                                       See Howard Beach.
   See East Elmhurst.                                           Meet live animals up close with The Art Farm’s
                                                                Animal Education Specialist Gabby Sachs. For            Tuesday, March 16 @ 4:00PM
                                                                                                                        St. Patrick’s Day Craft for Kids
   LONG ISLAND CITY                                             children ages 3-5 accompanied by their caregivers.
                                                                                                                        Kids! Join us and create a special St. Patrick’s Day
   37-44 21 Street                                              Space is limited.
                                                                                                                        craft.
   Mondays @ 3:00PM – 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29
   Tuesdays @ 3:00PM – 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30               Monday, March 1 @ 4:00PM
                                                                Planet Protectors: Meet Live Animals!                   Saturday, March 20 @ 3:00PM
   Wednesdays @ 3:00PM – 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24,
                                                                Meet some animals who help protect the planet.          STARS: Theater in the Afternoon
   3/31
                                                                For children ages 6-10. Space is limited.               Come one, come all! Enjoy an afternoon of theater
                                                                                                                        by STARS at Queens Library @ Queens Village.



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                                              Free Events for Children at Queens Library

Tuesday, March 30 @ 4:00PM                              Friday, March 5 @ 3:30PM                                  STEINWAY
Children’s Book Discussion                              After-School Board and Card Game Day                      21-45 31 Street, Long Island City
Schoolchildren through Grade 6 are invited to           Participate in an exciting afternoon of board and         Wednesdays @ 10:30AM – 3/3, 3/10
discuss March’s book selection.                         card games. For children and teens.                       Storytime & Crafts @ Steinway
                                                                                                                  Join us for a program of storytime and crafts.
RICHMOND HILL                                           Tuesday, March 9 @ 4:00PM
118-14 Hillside Avenue                                  Children and Teen Poetry Workshop                         Saturday, March 13 @ 2:00PM




                                                                                                                                                                     CHILDREN
Saturday, March 20 @ 2:30PM                             Participate in an exciting workshop exploring the         Grigoris Maninakis & The Mikrokosmos
Scrapbooking on Saturdays (P)                           work of famous poets and create your own.                 Ensemble Present: An Afternoon of Greek
Ages 10 and up will enjoy a fun-filled workshop with                                                              Music
Lisa Handley as they make their own scrapbooks.         Wednesday, March 17 @ 4:00PM                              See Adults.
                                                        St. Patrick’s Day Craft and Celebration
ROCHDALE VILLAGE                                        Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by participating in an        Sunday, March 21 @ 4:00PM
169-09 137 Avenue, Jamaica                              exciting St. Patrick’s Day activity and craft.            Planet Protectors: Meet Live Animals
Saturdays @ 10:30AM – 3/6, 3/20, 3/27                                                                             See Middle Village.
Saturday Story Time                                     SOUTH HOLLIS
Stories, songs, fingerplays and rhymes for children     204-01 Hollis Avenue                                      SUNNYSIDE
2 to 7 years old.                                       Monday, March 8 @ 3:00PM                                  43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, Long Island City
                                                        Rain Forest Ecology                                       Fridays @ 11:30AM – 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26
ROSEDALE                                                Build a love of science and learning through              Preschool Crafts (P)
144-20 243 Street                                       Janalee Caldwell’s research on ecology.                   Simple crafts for ages 3-5 years old.
Fridays @ 3:30PM – 3/12, 3/19, 3/26
Karaoke Afternoon                                       Monday, March 29 @ 3:00PM                                 Thursday, March 11 @ 6:30PM
Let loose and bring your singing voice. Join us for     Learn More with a Wildlife Vet Detective                  Irish Music & Dance
a fun afternoon singing along with some of your         A veterinarian will introduce children to the world of    See Central Library.
favorite artists.                                       wildlife.
                                                                                                                  WOODHAVEN
Saturday, March 20 @ 12:30PM                            ST. ALBANS                                                85-41 Forest Parkway
Queens Library Presents “National Testing               191-05 Linden Boulevard                                   Tuesdays @ 4:00PM – 3/2, 3/9, 3/16, 3/23
Day,” with Princeton Review                             Wednesday, March 17 @ 4:00PM                              Math and Science Through Poetry and Creative
See Bayside.                                            Spill Your Guts – St. Albans Science Club                 Writing (P)
                                                        Be the first doctor to put the patient back together.     See Langston Hughes.
SEASIDE                                                 Be careful...don’t spill the guts.
116-15 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Rockaway Park                                                                    Fridays @ 4:00PM – 3/5, 3/12, 3/19, 3/26
Tuesday, March 2 @ 4:00PM                                                                                         Guitar Lessons (P)
Dr. Seuss Story Hour and Craft                                                                                    Guitar lessons for ages 10 and up. Registration
Celebrate Read Across America Day with an                                                                         was in January. Must have own guitar.
exciting Dr. Seuss story hour and craft.



                                Preschool Programs - March 2010

    Queens Library regularly offers free programs to preschoolers from 12 months – 5 years old
     Mother Goose Time — This interactive program features nursery rhymes, fingerplays and songs. For babies 12-24 months accompanied by a caregiver.
     Toddler Learning Center — Play and learn with your child in a free, five-session workshop that includes toys, games, puzzles and other items selected to
     enhance a toddler’s educational and physical development. For children ages 18-36 months accompanied by a caregiver. Preregistration required.
     Toddler Time — These programs are carefully designed, age-appropriate programs that encourage literacy development in children from ages 2- 3 1/2,
     accompanied by a caregiver.
     Picture Book Time — These programs incorporate stories with a variety of other activities. They are designed to give pre-kindergarten children important
     skills to encourage later success while enjoying the world of stories/books. For ages 3 1/2 to 5 years.
     For a list of Queens Libraries that are offering the above programs in March, please see below. For program dates and times, speak directly to the Children’s
     Librarian at the location where you want to attend (phone number and addresses are at the end of this Guide). All programs are free; however, some require
     preregistration and are on a first-come basis. Please check back monthly for updated program information.
     Mother Goose Time
     Bayside | Cambria Heights | Central Library | Douglaston/Little Neck | Jackson Heights | Pomonok | Whitestone
     Toddler Learning Center
     Baisley Park | Broadway | Cambria Heights | Elmhurst | Jackson Heights | Langston Hughes
     Toddler Time
     Bayside | Bellerose | Broadway | Central Library | Flushing | Fresh Meadows | Hillcrest | Howard Beach | Jackson Heights | Langston Hughes | Long Island
     City | Maspeth | Peninsula | Pomonok | Poppenhusen | Queens Village | Queensboro Hill | Seaside | Sunnyside | Whitestone
     Picture Book Time
     Bayside | Broadway | Cambria Heights | Flushing | Hillcrest | Howard Beach | Jackson Heights | Lefrak City | Peninsula | Pomonok | Queens Village | Sunnyside



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                                      Programs in Other Languages
       國語			 한국어			 на	русском	языке              an	Kreyòl		polsku
              	
       español	 français   ें        	Bosanskom,	Hrvatskom,	i	Srpskom
                                          	PortuguêsTagalog

                                                                                  Thursday, 3/4 @ 6:00PM
                   Na Hrvatskomें                                                 人口普查		成敗在你
                                                                                  2010年人口普查是甚麼?	參與人口普查有甚麼重要?	歡迎參加我
                    IN CroatIaN                                                   們的知識講座。人人參與社區普查,	爭取社區權益。		
                                                                                  It’s in Your Hands – The Importance of Census Participation (in Mandarin
                                                                                  Chinese)
BROADWAY                                                                          What do you need to know about Census 2010? Why is your participation in
40-20 Broadway
                                                                                  the Census so important? Come to this informative program to learn what you
Saturday, 3/6 @ 1:00PM
                                                                                  can do in your own community to make sure everyone is counted.
Obogatite	svoj	zivot	istrazivanjem	svijeta	umjetnosti	s	Tamarom	
Hirschl
                                                                                  Saturdays @ 6:30PM – 3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 3/27
Obogatite	svoj	zivot	istrazivanjem	svijeta	umjetnosti	s	Tamarom	
                                                                                  法拉盛图书馆	•北美中国书法协会		主办
Hirschl,	americkom	umjetnicom	izraelsko-hrvatskog	porjekla.	
                                                                                  北美中国书法协会和法拉盛图书馆将从2010年2月20日起举办的
Njen	rad	se	bavi	pitanjima	i	zagovara	ideologiju	“ekoloske	
                                                                                  中国传统文化的系列讲座﹕”走进国宝的殿堂”﹐共九讲﹐内容涵盖经典
ravnoteze”	izmedju	prirode	i	kulture.	Program	je	planiran	za	27.	
                                                                                  书法的临习与创	作,详解经典著作,以进一步提高学习者的文学
veljacu	i	6.	ozujak	u	Brodway	knjiznici	kao	i	13.	i	20.	ozujak	u	
                                                                                  和书法修养。		2010年2月20日开始,每周六举办一次。时间为
Umjetnickom	muzeju	u	Queensu.	
                                                                                  晚上6点30分到8点30分。
Enrich Your Life by Exploring the World of Art with Croatian Artist Tamar
                                                                                  Flushing Lecture Series: Chinese Culture & Arts Workshop
Hirschl
                                                                                  Queens Library at Flushing and NACCA (North American Chinese Calligraphy
Tamar Hirschl is a Croatian Israeli American artist. Her work addresses
                                                                                  Association) will present Flushing Lecture Series--Chinese Culture & Arts
environmental issues and advocates an ideology of “ecological balance”
                                                                                  workshops. The purpose of these workshops is to promote Chinese culture &
between nature and culture. March 6 at Queens Library at Broadway and
                                                                                  arts with a focus on classic Chinese calligraphy. There will be nine workshops,
March 13 & 20 at Queens Museum of Art.
                                                                                  one per week on Saturdays until April 17, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the
                                                                                  IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor.
                              國語                                                  Saturday, 3/13 @ 2:30PM
                          IN	CHINESE                                              如何與青少年子女有效地溝通
                                                                                  此免費國語講座將說明與青少年子年溝通的重要性,	了解青少年
                                                                                  身心成長過程的轉變,	如何鼓勵青少年學習上進,	以及如何與青少
FLUSHING                                                                          年談論交友與性的問題。
41-17 Main Street                                                                 How to Communicate Effectively with Your Teen (in Mandarin Chinese)
Tuesday, 3/2 @ 6:00PM                                                             This workshop in Mandarin Chinese will help attendees to understand why it
失憶的診斷及治療	(國語講座)                                                                   is important to communicate with their teenage children; physical and mental
此講座將幫助您了解甚麼是阿滋海默症(老人痴呆症),及早診斷                                                     changes they go through; how to motivate a teen to study; and how to talk
阿滋海默症的重要性,治療方法,以及阿滋海默症協會可提供的幫                                                     with a teen about dating and sex.
助。
Understanding Memory Loss (in Mandarin Chinese)                                   Wednesdays @ 6:00PM - 3/24, 3/31
In this workshop conducted in Mandarin Chinese, attendees will find out what      企業成功系列講座	(拉瓜底亞社區大學,	小商業發展中心)
Alzheimer’s disease is; why early diagnosis is important; what the stages of      此系列包括以下四次講座:成功地開創你的企業(3/24);	企業法律
this disease are; and how the Alzheimer’s Association can help them.              章程的決擇(3/31);	如何寫貸款用的企業計劃(4/7);	資金籌措之道
                                                                                  (4/14)。歡迎來研習一切有關技巧,法律,稅務,薪金等企業發展,推
Wednesdays @ 10:30AM – 3/3, 3/17                                                  廣與成功之道.
計算機入門中文課                                                                          Business Success Series (in Mandarin Chinese)
從2010年1月起,法拉盛圖書館向電腦初學者設置一堂免費電腦                                                    Presented in Mandarin Chinese with LaGuardia Community College, Small
入門課,您可以了解硬軟件的基本知識,學習如何使用電腦,打                                                      Business Development Center. This 4-part series covers: 3/24, Successfully
字,上網,設立免費電子信	箱。上課時間為每月的第一個和第三                                                     Launching Your Own Business; 3/31, Choosing the Right Legal Structure for
個星期三的上午十點半至十二點半。	歡迎大家到二樓的計算機中                                                     Your Business; 4/7, Writing a Business Plan for a Loan; 4/14, Capital: How
心預約登記。	                                                                           and Where to Get It for Your Small Business. Learn about entrepreneurship,
Basic Computer Skills for Chinese Speakers                                        marketing techniques, and more.
In this free class, customers will learn the basics of using a computer, how to
log on and off, the difference between hardware and software, how to type a
simple document, how to use the Internet and how to sign up for a free e-mail
account. Class is offered in the brand-new Cyber Center every 1st and 3rd
Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Preregistration is required @ Cyber
Center, 2nd Floor.




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LEFRAK CITY
98-30 57 Avenue
                                                                                                                         на	русском	языке
Thursday, 3/18 @ 1:30PM                                                                                                      IN	RUSSIAN
中文读书座谈会
中文读书座谈会每月举办一次,以便大家常有机会在一起真诚畅
谈,自由讨论,共享经验,丰富生活。希望热心人士倾诚参与。                                                                              REGO PARK
Chinese Reading Club                                                                                      91-41 63 Drive
Join us to discuss books, current events and more on a monthly basis. We will                             Wednesday, 3/10 @ 6:00PM
meet in the Queens Library at Lefrak City meeting room. Different titles/topics                           русская	Писательница	Татьяна	янковская	Читает	отрывки	
by attendees on selected Thursday afternoons.                                                             из	её	новых	книг	(на	русском	языке)
                                                                                                          Татьяна	янковская	–	прозаик,	эссеист,	журналист,	член	
                                                                                                          международного	союза	литераторов	и	журналистов	APIA-
                                                                                                          WORLD.	она	родилась	в	Ленинграде,	живет	в	нью-Йорке.	
                                                                                                          Печаталась	в	ведущих	периодических	изданиях	россии,	
                                                                                                          сШа,	Израиля,	Франции.		Татьяна	представит	свою	книгу	
                                       한국어                                                                прозы	«M&M.	роман	в	историях»,	которая	номинировалась	
                                    IN	KOREAN                                                             на	премии	«русский	букер»	и	«нос».	Желающие	смогут	
                                                                                                          приобрести	книгу	с	автографом.
                                                                                                          Russian Author Tatyana Yankovskaya Will Read From Her Latest Work
WOODSIDE                                                                                                  (in Russian)
54-22 Skillman Avenue                                                                                     Tatyana Yankovskaya is an author, essayist, journalist, and member of
Saturday, 3/6 @ 2:00PM                                                                                    APIA-WORLD. She was born in Leningrad and is now living in New York.
작가	안성민과	함께하는	한국	전통	책만들기                                                                                   Her work has been published in the leading periodicals in Russia, the USA,
작가	안성민과	함께하는	한국	전통책	만들기.	퀸즈미술관과	                                                                          Israel and France. Tatyana will read from her new book of fiction “M&M: Novel
퀸즈도서관에서	제공하는	이	수업을	통해	참가자들은	                                                                              in Stories,” which was nominated for the Russian Booker and NOS literary
배접기법을	이용한	한국	전통책	만드는법을	배울	뿐만	아니라	                                                                         awards. Book signing will follow.
책의	개념과	기능에	대해	다시	생각해	보고	자신의	그림책을	
만들어	볼	것입니다.	수업은	총	8주동안	진행되며	우드사이드	
도서관에서	4주	한	후에	퀸즈미술관에서	나머지	4주	수업을	
계속하게	될것입니다.	퀸즈	미술관	수업일자	3월	13.	20,	27일과		
4월	4일.	
Traditional Korean Bookmaking with Seongmin Ahn (Program in Korean)                                                               EN	ESPAñOL
 In this workshop in Korean, students will learn the techniques of traditional                                                     IN	SPANISH
Korean bookmaking and investigate the idea of a book as an object to build
a unique visual journal. This session will be followed by four at Queens
Museum of Art: Sat, March 13, 20, 27 and April 4th.                                                       BROADWAY
                                                                                                          40-20 Broadway
                                                                                                          Saturday, 3/20 @ 2:30PM
                                                                                                          Lo que usted necesita saber acerca de proveedores de servicios de
                                                                                                          inmigración
                        IN	PERSIAN	(DARI)                                                                 En este taller para hispanoparlantes, los asistentes aprenderán cómo los
                                                                                                          proveedores de servicios de inmigración son diferentes a los abogados de
                                                                                                          inmigración y notarios; cuales leyes los regulan, consejos sobre el uso de sus
FLUSHING                                                                                                  servicios; y cómo presentar una queja sobre un proveedor.
41-17 Main Street                                                                                         What You Need to Know about Immigration Service Providers (in
Saturday, 3/20 @ 2:00PM                                                                                   Spanish)
                                                                                                          In this workshop for Spanish speakers, attendees will learn how immigration
                                                       ‫ﺑﺮﮔﺰارﯼ ﭼﺸﻦ ﻧﻮروز: ﻋﻴﺪ ﺑﺰرگ ﺑﻬﺎرﯼ اﻓﻐﺎﻧﺴﺘﺎن‬        service providers are different from immigration lawyers and notaries; what
                                                                                                          laws regulate them; tips on using their services; and how to file a complaint
                                                                                                          about a provider.
  ‫هﻤﺮاﻩ ﻣﺎ ﺑﻪ اﺳﺘﻘﺒﺎل ﻧﻮروز ﺟﺸﻦ ﺑﻬﺎرﯼ اﻓﻐﺎﻧﺴﺘﺎن ﺑﻴﺎﺋﻴﺪ : ﺑﺎ ﺣﻀﻮر داﺳﺘﺎن ﻧﻮﻳﺲ اﻓﻐﺎن ﻣﺤﻤﺪ ﮔﻞ ﻣﺤﺒﺖ ﻧﻮﻳﺴﻨﺪﻩ‬
  ‫"ﻧﺎم ﻣﻦ ﻣﺤﻤﺪ اﺳﺖ" ، اﺟﺮاﯼ ﺗﺮاﻧﻪ هﺎﯼ ﻓﺎرﺳﯽ درﯼ در ﺑﺰرﮔﺪاﺷﺖ ﺑﻬﺎر ﺗﻮﺳﻂ ﮐﻮدﮐﺎن اﻓﻐﺎن ، اهﺪاﯼ هﺪﻳﻪ اﯼ‬        Saturday, 3/27 @ 3:00PM
  ‫ﻣﺨﺼﻮص ﺑﻪ ﺑﺮﻧﺪﻩ اﯼ ﺧﻮش اﻗﺒﺎل ، و ﺑﺮﻧﺎﻣﻪ ﺧﻮاﻧﻨﺪﻩ ﻋﺎﻟﯽ ﺁوازﻩ ﺧﻠﻴﻞ اﺣﻤﺪﯼ هﻤﺮاﻩ ﺑﺎ ﻃﺒﻠﻪ ﻧﻮاز ﻣﺸﻬﻮر ﭼﺘﺮام‬     Música típica Dominicana con Merengue Moderno
                                                                                                          Asista y disfrute de una presentación única de merengue típico, merengue
                                                                .‫ﺳﻬﻨﯽ ﺧﺎﺗﻤﻪ ﺑﺨﺶ ﺑﺎﺷﮑﻮﻩ اﻳﻦ ﻣﺮاﺳﻢ ﻣﻴﺒﺎﺷﺪ‬   tradicional Dominicano y merenhouse: una mezcla de merengue con hip-hop
                                                                                                          americano y rap.
A Celebration of Nawrooz: Afghan Spring Festival (In Persian and                                          Dominican Folk and Modern Merengue
English)                                                                                                  Enjoy a unique presentation of “Merengue Típico,” traditional Dominican
Celebrate Nawrooz, the Afghan Spring Festival, with novelist Mohammad Gul                                 merengue and “merenhouse,” a blend of merengue with American hip-hop
Mohabbat, author of “My Name is Mohammad”; Persian songs to celebrate                                     and rap.
spring by Afghan children; a special raffle and gift for the lucky winner; and
a grand finale with the extraordinary Afghan singer Khalil Ahmadi and tabla
player Chetram Sahni.




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CENTRAL LIBRARY                                                                  FAR ROCKAWAY
89-11 Merrick Boulevard                                                          1637 Central Avenue
Thursdays @ 6:30PM – 3/11, 3/18, 3/25                                            Tuesdays @ 10:00AM – 3/9, 3/16, 3/23
Microsoft Word 2007 para personas que hablan español                             Clases de computación para personas que hablan español
Tres clases de computación en español: Pre-registración en la mesa de            ¿Necesita aprender cómo abrir su computadora o escribir un correo
Referencia del Cyber Center empezando el sábado, 4 de marzo a las                electrónico a alguien? Estas clases son para usted. Pre-registración en la
9 a.m. 3/11-Introducción a Microsoft Word 2007; 3/18- Crear y guardar            mesa de referencia empezando el 2 de marzo a las 10:00 a.m. Las clases
documentos; 3/25- Trabajar con tablas e Impresión. Los asistentes deben          que vamos a enseñar son: Parte 1 – Introducción a la computadora (3/9);
tener conocimientos básicos de computación, tales como ser capaz de usar         Parte 2 – Navegar por el Internet (3/16); Parte 3 – Abrir su propio buzón de
el teclado y el ratón y abrir y cerrar aplicaciones. Estos programas están       correo electrónico (e-mail) (3/23). Estos programas están subvencionados por
subvencionados por donaciones a Queens Library Foundation.                       donaciones a Queens Library Foundation.
Microsoft Word 2007 for Spanish Speakers                                         Computer Classes for Spanish Speakers
Three computer classes in Spanish: Preregistration in person at the Cyber        Three computer classes in Spanish. Preregistration in person at
Center Reference Desk on March 4 starting at 9 AM: 3/11-Introduction to          the Reference Desk starting 3/2 at 10 AM. 3/9-Intro to Computers;
Microsoft Word 2007; 3/18-Creating and Saving Documents; 3/25-Working            3/16-Navigating the Internet; 3/23-Creating Your Own E-Mail Account.
with Tables and Printing. Attendees should have basic computer skills, such      Funding for these programs is provided via donations to the Queens Library
as being able to use the keyboard and the mouse, and to open and close           Foundation.
applications. Funding for these programs is provided via donations to the
Queens Library Foundation.                                                       JACKSON HEIGHTS
                                                                                 35-51 81 Street
CORONA                                                                           Tuesdays @ 6:00PM - 3/2, 3/16, 3/30
38-23 104 Street                                                                 Cuida usted a alguien que padece de algún tipo de problema de la
Mondays @ 6:00PM - 3/1 & 3/8                                                     memoria?
Aprenda a escribir su Hoja de vida                                               Acompáñenos en un grupo de apoyo los martes, cada dos semanas. Venga y
Este taller le ayudará a aprender cómo escribir su hoja de vida, la carta que    siéntase mejor compartiendo con otros que pasan por experiencias similares
acompaña a la hoja de vida, las notas de agradecimiento y seguimiento luego      a la suya.
de la entrevista.                                                                Do You Take Care of a Person with a Memory Problem?
Resume Writing Workshop (in Spanish)                                             If you need information on coping with caring for a relative or friend with
The Library’s Special Services’ Tips on Writing a Resume Workshop for            Alzheimer’s-related memory problems, this is the place to find out about local
Spanish speakers covers: tips on writing your resume; do’s and don’ts when       support groups. A speaker from the Alzheimer’s Association of NY will attend.
preparing a cover letter; using thank-you notes and follow-up letters.
                                                                                 Saturday, 3/6 @ 2:30PM
Mondays @ 6:00PM - 3/8, 3/29                                                     ¡Conozca a la Dra. Isabel, la autora de Pensamientos: Palabras que
Aprenda todo acerca de los requerimientos necesarios para operar un              Iluminan el camino!
negocio legalmente en New York City                                              Basado en el último segmento de su popular programa radial, la querida Dra.
Un Seminario de Negocios presentado en colaboración con Queens Chamber           Isabel trae un libro convincente y espiritual, en la que comparte sus palabras
of Commerce. Tópicos: Aprenda cómo accesar información para pequeños             de sabiduría para enseñar lecciones de vida de sus 100 historias favoritas.
negocios. Aprenda acerca de licencias legales y servicios financieros que        La Dra. Isabel es la anfitriona del show de radio más popular en Univision’s
pueden utilizar los pequeños negocios en NYC.                                    Radio WADO y un best-seller. Copias de sus libros estarán disponibles para
Learn About the Requirements Necessary to Operate Legally in New                 la venta y serán autografiados.
York City                                                                        Meet Dra. Isabel, Author of Pensamientos: Palabras que iluminan el
A business seminar in partnership with the Queens Chamber of Commerce.           camino
Learn how to access information for small business; learn about legal licenses   Based on the latest segment of her popular radio show, the beloved Dra.
and financing services that small businesses in NYC can take advantage of.       Isabel offers an enlightening and spiritual book where she shares her words
                                                                                 of wisdom to teach you life lessons from her 100 favorite stories. Dra. Isabel
Saturday, 3/20 @ 3:00PM                                                          is the radio host of the most popular advice show on Univision’s Radio WADO
Autora Dominicana y su Libro de Poemas: Huellas de una memoria                   and a best-selling author. Books will be available for sale and signing.
perdida
Maestra de profesión, Adriana Devers es poeta innata que desde los ochos         Saturday, 3/13 @ 2:30PM
años escribe versos. La Biblioteca de Queens los invita a compartir con la       Lo básico del impuesto de los ingresos personales
autora de “Huellas de una memoria perdida.” La autora firmara copias que         En este taller ofrecido en español, los participantes aprenderán como llenar
estarán a la venta.                                                              la declaración de la renta; como llenar la declaración de la renta para los
A Dominican Author and her Book of Poetry: Huellas de una memoria                trabajadores independientes; y lo que tienen que hacer si no pueden pagar el
perdida (Traces of a Lost Memory)                                                impuesto.
A teacher by profession, Adriana Devers is also a poet. At the age of eight,     Personal Income Tax Basics
she wrote her first verses. Queens Library invites you to share her book,        In this workshop for Spanish speakers, attendees will find out who has to file a
“Huellas de una memoria perdida (Traces of a Lost Memory).” The author will      tax return, how to file tax returns if you’re self-employed, and what to do if you
autograph copies that will be available for sale. (Program in Spanish)           can’t pay the tax that is due.

Monday, 3/22 @ 6:00PM                                                            Tuesday, 3/23 @ 6:00PM
Leyes de inmigración y sus derechos                                              10 pasos para empezar su propio negocio
En este taller, los hispanoparlantes que participen van a aprender como          En colaboración con NYC Business Solutions. Asista y aprenda cómo
convertirse en residentes permanentes (portadores de tarjetas verdes) o          comenzar su propio negocio. Tópicos: Registrar su negocio; plan de negocio
ciudadanos estadounidenses y como hacer una petición para un familiar.           y marketing; permisos, licensias y más.
Immigration Law and Rights                                                       10 Steps to starting your own business (in Spanish)
In this workshop, Spanish-speaking attendees will learn how to become legal      In partnership with the NYC Business Solutions. Join us to learn how to start
permanent residents (green card holders) or U.S. citizens; and how to petition   your own business. Topics: Registering your business; business plan &
for a relative.                                                                  marketing; permits & licensing and more.




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LANGSTON HUGHES                                                                 SUNNYSIDE
100-01 Northern Boulevard                                                       43-06 Greenpoint Avenue
Saturdays @ 2:30PM – 3/13, 3/20, 3/27                                           Thursdays @ 10:30AM – 3/4, 3/11
Microsoft Excel 2007 para personas que hablan español                           Clases de computación para personas que hablan español
Tres clases de computación en español: Pre-registración en la mesa              Necesita aprender como abrir su computadora o escribir un correo
de Referencia de la Biblioteca empezando el 6 de marzo a las 10 a.m.            electrónico? Estas clases son para usted. Las clases se componen de:
3/13-Introducción a Microsoft Excel 2007; 3/20-Los procesamiento de datos       1) Introducción a la computadora y como usar el ratoncito. 2) Básico
y hojas de cálculo-; 3/27- Libros de cálculos y diseños. Los asistentes deben   entrenamiento en Microsoft Word. 3) Navegar por el Internet. 4) Como crear
tener conocimientos básicos de computación, tales como ser capaz de usar        su propio correo electrónico (e-mail). Se requiere registracion.
el teclado y el ratón y abrir y cerrar aplicaciones. Estos programas están      Computer Classes for Adults in Spanish
subvencionados por donaciones a Queens Library Foundation.                      Do you need to learn how to use the computer, or how to send an e-mail to a
Microsoft Excel 2007 for Spanish Speakers                                       friend? Then these classes are for you. Weekly class topics are as follows:
Three computer classes in Spanish: Preregistration in person at the             1) Introduction to computers and how to use the mouse; 2) Basic knowledge
Reference Desk on March 6 starting at 10 AM: 3/13-Introduction to Microsoft     of Microsoft Word; 3) Navigating the Internet; 4) Creating your own e-mail
Excel 2007; 3/20-Calculations and Worksheets; 3/27-Workbooks and Layout.        account. Registration is required.
Attendees should have basic computer skills, such as being able to use the
keyboard and the mouse, and to open and close applications. Funding for
these programs is provided via donations to the Queens Library Foundation.




              Selected Programs of Interest to Older Adults

Stay Well                                                                       Queens Village Senior Game
A weekly program where instructors                                              Day
teach special exercises and relaxation                                          Come and join in on the fun at
techniques. No registration is needed.                                          Queens Library at Queens Village.
Presented in conjunction with the New                                           Whether you like board games, card
York City Department for the Aging,                                             games, Wii games or just want to
Health Promotion Unit.                                                          spend some time with your peers at
                                                                                the library, Queens Village has it all
     CENTRAL LIBRARY                                                            for seniors. Ask Madlyn Schneider for
     89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica                                           more information.
     Mondays @ 10:00 a.m.
                                                                                     QUEENS VILLAGE
     EAST ELMHURST                                                                   94-11 217 Street
     95-06 Astoria Boulevard                                                         Mondays @ 1:00 p.m.
     Wednesdays @ 10:00 a.m.                                                         March 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29


     FLUSHING
     41-17 Main Street
     Tuesdays @ 2:00 p.m.




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STARS: Senior Theater Acting                Flushing Book Discussion
Repertory                                   Group
Come join our galaxy of STARs to            We’ll discuss “A Spot of Bother” by
perform theatrical works at the library     Mark Haddon. (In IRC Conference
with a great group of people.               Room, 3rd Floor.)

     HOLLIS                                   FLUSHING
     202-05 Hillside Avenue                   41-17 Main Street
     Wednesdays @ 10:30 a.m.                  Friday, March 5 @ 1:00 p.m.
     March 3, 10, 17, 24

                                            Resume Writing Workshop for
STARS: Senior Theater Acting                Mature Adults
Repertory                                   Topics include: Writing your resume,
Senior Theater Acting Repertory             preparing a cover letter, and writing
- Calling all older adults. Join our        thank you notes & follow-up letters.
galaxy of STARs to perform theatrical
works at the library with a great group
                                              STEINWAY
of people, while brightening your life!       21-45 31 Street, Long Island City
                                              Saturday, March 6 @ 2:00 p.m.
     QUEENS VILLAGE
     94-11 217 Street
     Fridays @ 10:30 a.m.                   Physical Activity & Arthritis
     March 5, 12 & 19                       Physical therapist Natalie Peters
                                            discusses how exercise can help you
                                            manage your arthritis.
Adult Scrabble
Come play Scrabble, the word game
that has been played for generations.         FRESH MEADOWS
Please bring your own Scrabble                193-20 Horace Harding Expressway
                                              Monday, March 8 @ 4:30 p.m.
boards.
     FRESH MEADOWS
     193-20 Horace Harding Expressway       Hillcrest Book Club
     Tuesdays @ 1:00 p.m.                   Join us for a discussion of “Brooklyn:
     March 16, 23 & 30
                                            A Novel” by Colm Toibin.

                                              HILLCREST
                                              187-05 Union Turnpike, Flushing
                                              Tuesday, March 9 @ 2:00 p.m.
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Live Wisely in a Toxic World                Jewish New York
Holistic Health and Nutrition Educator,     Join us for a joyous look at Jewish
Milvi Vehik, discusses potential risk in    life in New York in the first third of the
food additives, household cleaners,         20th century. Photos and sound clips
cosmetics and toxins that we breathe        of classic Yiddish and klezmer tunes
in on a daily basis and how you can         are included, plus memorabilia and
minimize your exposure.                     fun items.

  NORTH HILLS                                  KEW GARDENS HILLS
  57-04 Marathon Parkway, Little Neck          72-33 Vleigh Place, Flushing
  Wednesday, March 10 @ 1:00 p.m.              Monday, March 15 @ 1:30 p.m.


Meet Representatives from                   AARP Defensive Driving Class
Workforce 1 Career Center                   Come to our AARP Defensive Driver’s
Come and meet a representative              course for seniors.
from Workforce 1 @ LaGuardia
Community College who will be
                                               QUEENS VILLAGE
available to answer questions about            94-11 217 Street
the agency. Workforce System                   Wednesday, March 24 @ 10:00 a.m.
connects businesses and job seekers
and fosters economic growth.
                                            Dieting Demons: Understanding
  BROADWAY                                  Why Diets Don’t Work
  40-20 Broadway, Long Island City          Work Holistic Health and Nutrition
  Thursday, March 11 @ 2:00 p.m.            Educator Milvi Vehik discusses the
                                            dietary traps that consumers fall
                                            prey to as they try to navigate a
Knitting/Crocheting Club                    marketing maze that all too often
Knitters, if you are looking for a place    leads to deprivation, denial and
to share your “purls” of wisdom and         a disproportionate emphasis on
experience, please join us! Bring your      willpower.
own material.
  FRESH MEADOWS                                ASTORIA
  193-20 Horace Harding Expressway             14-01 Astoria Boulevard
  Fridays @ 10:30 a.m.                         Long Island City
  March 12 & 19                                Thursday, March 25 @ 2:00 p.m.



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                                      Guide to the Queens Library
CENTRAL LIBRARY (ALC)                                              EAST FLUSHING
89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica 11432 / (718) 990-0700            196-36 Northern Boulevard, Flushing 11358 / (718) 357-6643
Hours: M – F 9-9 | SAT 10-5:30 | SUN 12-5                          Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6
 F  Across from the Jamaica bus terminal                          Q12, Q13, Q76

<ARVERNE                                                           ELMHURST (ALC)
312 Beach 54 Street, Arverne 11692    (718) 634-4784               86-01 Broadway, Elmhurst 11373 / (718) 271-1020
Hours:Closed (all days)                                            Hours: M 10-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-8 | TH 10-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30
 A  Q22                                                           G, R, V      Q53, Q58, Q59, Q60, Q29
ASTORIA                                                            FAR ROCKAWAY
14-01 Astoria Boulevard, Long Island City 11102 / (718) 278-2220   1637 Central Avenue, Far Rockaway 11691 / (718) 327-2549
Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 10-6 | F 1-6                   Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 10-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30
 N, W  Q18, Q19, Q69, Q102, Q103                                 A      N31, N32, N33, Q22, Q113
AUBURNDALE                                                         FLUSHING (ALC)
25-55 Francis Lewis Boulevard, Flushing 11358 / (718) 352-2027     41-17 Main Street, Flushing 11355 / (718) 661-1200
 Q16, Q76, Q31                                                    Hours: M- SAT 9-9
Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30     7       Q12, Q17, Q19, Q20A/B, Q25, Q26, Q27, Q32X, Q34, Q44,
                                                                   Q58, Q65, Q66, QBx1
BAISLEY PARK
117-11 Sutphin Boulevard, Jamaica 11436 / (718) 529-1590           FOREST HILLS
Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 10-6 | F 1-6                   108-19 71 Avenue, Forest Hills 11375 / (718) 268-7934
 Q6, Alternates: Q40, Q7                                          Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30
                                                                    E, F, G, R, V    Q23, Q60, Q64
BAY TERRACE
18-36 Bell Boulevard, Bayside 11360 / (718) 423-7004               FRESH MEADOWS
Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 1-6 | SAT 10-5:30      193-20 Horace Harding Expwy, Fresh Meadows 11365 / (718) 454-7272
 Q13, Q28                                                         Hours: M 10-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30
                                                                    Q30, Q17, Q88
BAYSIDE
214-20 Northern Boulevard, Bayside 11361 / (718) 229-1834          GLEN OAKS
Hours: M 10-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6                  256-04 Union Turnpike, Glen Oaks 11004 / (718) 831-8636
 LIRR, Q12, Q13, Q31                                              Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30
                                                                    Q46, Q79
BELLEROSE
250-06 Hillside Avenue, Bellerose 11426 / 718) 831-8644            GLENDALE
Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6                   78-60 73 Place, Glendale 11385 / (718) 821-4980
 Q43, Q79                                                         Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30
                                                                    Q55
BRIARWOOD
85-12 Main Street, Briarwood 11435 / (718) 658-1680                HILLCREST
Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30     187-05 Union Turnpike, Flushing 11366 / (718) 454-2786
F      Q20A, Q20B, Q44, Q60                                      Hours: M 10-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30
                                                                    Q17, Q46, Q75
BROAD CHANNEL
16-26 Cross Bay Boulevard, Broad Channel 11693 / (718) 318-4943    HOLLIS
Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 10-6 | F 1-6 | SAT 10-5:30     202-05 Hillside Avenue, Hollis 11423 / (718) 465-7355
A      Q53, Q21                                                  Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30
                                                                    Q1, Q36, Q43, Q76, Q77
BROADWAY
40-20 Broadway, Long Island City 11103 / (718) 721-2462            HOWARD BEACH
Hours: M 10-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30    92-06 156 Avenue, Howard Beach 11414 / (718) 641-7086
 G, R, V    Q101, Q104                                           Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30
                                                                    Q41, Q11, Q21
CAMBRIA HEIGHTS
218-13 Linden Boulevard, Cambria Heights 11411 / (718) 528-3535    JACKSON HEIGHTS
Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30     35-51 81 Street, Jackson Heights 11372 / (718) 899-2500
 Q4, Q27, Q77                                                     Hours: M 10-8 | TU 1-8 | W 10-8 | TH 10-6 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30
                                                                    7, E, F, G, R, V     Q32, Q19B, Q33, Q66
CORONA
38-23 104 Street, Corona 11368 / (718) 426-2844                    KEW GARDENS HILLS
Hours: M 10-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 1-6 | SAT 10-5:30     72-33 Vleigh Place, Flushing 11367 / (718) 261-6654
7      Q23, Q48                                                  Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6
                                                                    Q20A/B, Q44, Q74, Q64
COURT SQUARE
25-01 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City 11101 / (718) 937-2790      LANGSTON HUGHES
Hours: M 12-7 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 12-6 | F 12-6                 100 -01 Northern Boulevard, Corona 11368 / (718) 651-1100
 E, G, V, 7    B61, Q39, Q19A                                    Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30
                                                                   7      Q23, Q66, Q72
DOUGLASTON/LITTLE NECK
249-01 Northern Boulevard, Little Neck 11363 / (718) 225-8414      LAURELTON
Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30     134-26 225 Street, Laurelton 11413 / (718) 528-2822
 Q12, Q79, N20/21, LIRR                                           Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30
                                                                    Q5
EAST ELMHURST
95-06 Astoria Boulevard, East Elmhurst 11369 / (718) 424-2619      LEFFERTS
Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6                   103-34 Lefferts Boulevard, Richmond Hill 11419 / (718) 843-5950
 Q19, Q49, Q72                                                    Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30
                                                                   A      Q10, Q112, Q8



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                                       Guide to the Queens Library
                                                                               =RIDGEWOOD
LEFRAK CITY                                                                    20-12 Madison Street, Ridgewood 11385 / (718) 821-4770
98-30 57 Avenue, Corona 11368 / (718) 592-7677                                 Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6
Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6                               M      Q58, B13, B20, Q39
 G, R, V     Q38, Q72, Q88, QM10, QM11
                                                                               ROCHDALE VILLAGE (ALC)
LONG ISLAND CITY (ALC)                                                         169-09 137 Avenue, Jamaica 11434 / (718) 723-4440
37-44 21 Street, Long Island City 11101 / (718) 752-3700                       Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30
Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30                  Q3, Q85, Q111, Q113
 F, N, W, 7  Q66, Q69, Q101, Q102, Q103
                                                                               ROSEDALE
MASPETH                                                                        144-20 243 Street, Rosedale 11422 / (718) 528-8490
69-70 Grand Avenue, Maspeth 11378 / (718) 639-5228                             Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30
Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30                  Q85, Q111
 Q58, Q59, Q18, Q67
                                                                               ST. ALBANS
McGOLDRICK                                                                     191-05 Linden Boulevard, St. Albans 11412 / (718) 528-8196
155-06 Roosevelt Avenue (off Northern Blvd.), Flushing 11354 /                 Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30
(718) 461-1616                                                                  Q4, Q3
Hours: M 10-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30
 Q13, Q28                                                                     SEASIDE
                                                                               116-15 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Rockaway Park 11694 / (718) 634-1876
MIDDLE VILLAGE                                                                 Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 10-6 | F 1-6 | SAT 10-5:30
72-31 Metropolitan Avenue, Middle Village 11379 / (718) 326-1390                A, S     Q21, Q22, Q53, Q35
Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 10-6 | F 1-6 | SAT 10-5:30
M      Q54, Q29, Q38                                                         SOUTH HOLLIS
                                                                               204-01 Hollis Avenue, South Hollis 11412 / (718) 465-6779
MITCHELL-LINDEN                                                                Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 10-6 | F 1-6
29-42 Union Street, Flushing 11354 / (718) 539-2330                             Q2, Q77
Hours: M 10-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30
 Q14, Q20A/Q20B, Q44, Q16                                                     SOUTH JAMAICA
                                                                               108-41 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard, Jamaica 11433 / (718) 739-4088
NORTH FOREST PARK                                                              Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 10-6 | F 1-6 | SAT 10-5:30
98-27 Metropolitan Avenue, Forest Hills 11375 / (718) 261-5512                  Q111, Q113
Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6
 Q23, Q54                                                                     SOUTH OZONE PARK
                                                                               128-16 Rockaway Boulevard, South Ozone Park 11420 / (718) 529-1660
NORTH HILLS                                                                    Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 10-6 | F 1-6 | SAT 10-5:30
57-04 Marathon Parkway, Little Neck 11362 / (718) 225-3550                      Q10, Q7, Q9
Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 10-6 | F 1-6 | SAT 10-5:30
 Q30                                                                          STEINWAY (ALC)
                                                                               21-45 31 Street, Long Island City 11105 / (718) 728-1965
OZONE PARK                                                                     Hours: M 10-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30
92-24 Rockaway Boulevard, Ozone Park 11417 / (718) 845-3127                     N, W      Q69, Q102
Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6
A      Q7, Q8, Q11, Q21, Q41, Q53, Q112                                      SUNNYSIDE
                                                                               43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, Long Island City 11104 / (718) 784-3033
PENINSULA (ALC)                                                                Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30
92-25 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Rockaway Beach 11693 / (718) 634-1110          7      B24, Q39, Q32, Q60
Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30
 A Shuttle    Q21, Q22, Q53                                                  WHITESTONE
                                                                               151-10 14 Road, Whitestone 11357 / (718) 767-8010
POMONOK                                                                        Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30
158-21 Jewel Avenue, Flushing 11365 / (718) 591-4343                            Q76, Q15, Q14
Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30
 Q25, Q34, Q64, Q74, Q65                                                      sWINDSOR PARK
                                                                               79-50 Bell Boulevard, Bayside 11364 / (718) 468-8300
POPPENHUSEN                                                                    Hours: M closed | TU closed | W 10-6 | TH closed | F 10-6
121-23 14 Avenue, College Point 11356 / (718) 359-1102                          Q46
Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30
 Q20A/B, Q65, Q25                                                             WOODHAVEN
                                                                               85-41 Forest Parkway, Woodhaven 11421 / (718) 849-1010
QUEENS VILLAGE                                                                 Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30
94-11 217 Street, Queens Village 11428 / (718) 776-6800                        J      Q56
Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30
 LIRR, Q36, Q1, Q27, Q88                                                      WOODSIDE
                                                                               54-22 Skillman Avenue, Woodside 11377 / (718) 429-4700
QUEENSBORO HILL                                                                Hours: M 10-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30
60-05 Main Street, Flushing 11355 / (718) 359-8332                             7      Q32, Q18, Q60
Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6
 Q20A, Q20B, Q44, Q88, Q74                                                    Public Transportation:  subway  bus
                                                                                  Free Wireless Internet Access is available in all libraries.
REGO PARK                                                                        Mobility Accessible Partially Mobility Accessible
91-41 63 Drive, Rego Park 11374 / (718) 459-5140                               (ALC) = In addition to general library services, this Library is also an Adult Learning Center.
Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-8 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30
 G, R, V     Q38, Q11, Q53, Q60, Q72                                         <Queens Library at Arverne is closed for renovations. Temporary library services is being
                                                                               provided by a trailer located in the lot adjacent to the Library. The closest libraries are Far
RICHMOND HILL                                                                  Rockaway, Peninsula and Broad Channel.
118-14 Hillside Avenue, Richmond Hill 11418 / (718) 849-7150
Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 10-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30 | SUN closed   =Queens Library at Ridgewood is open for services on the lower level, while the main level
                                                                               undergoes renovation.
 J, Z      Q10, Q55, Q56
                                                                               sQueens Library at Windsor Park is closed for renovations. Limited service will be available
                                                                               effective Wednesday, March 3 from the book bus (Wednesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.).

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                                                to FREE events @ Queens Library

     Get Your Game On at Queens Library!
  For all ages
  Wii Sports Challenge
  Have fun as you challenge your friends in bowling,
  tennis, baseball, football, Mario Brothers and many
  other sports and activities playing with Wii.
  Fridays @ 4:00 p.m. – March 5, 12, 19 and 26
  Queens Library at Lefrak City, Corona
  98-30 57 Avenue




                                           Play Chess
                                           Let’s play chess! All ages and skill levels are welcome.
                                           Saturday, March 20 @ 3:00 p.m.
                                           Queens Library at Peninsula
                                           92-25 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Rockaway Beach




 For teens and kids

 Game Players Club
 Board games! Card games! Join us every Friday
 afternoon at 4 p.m. for game-playing fun — from Chutes
 & Ladders to chess. For ages 6-14.
 Fridays @ 4:00 p.m. – March 5, 12, 19 and 26
 Queens Library at Hillcrest
 187-05 Union Turnpike, Flushing

				
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