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Enjoy Lively Music at Queens Library_

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									                    Enjoy Lively Music
                    at Queens Library!
2011




                                      A Musical Tribute to Soul Legends Sam Cooke &
                                      Marvin Gaye: Featuring Cody Childs
                                      Pop/jazz vocalist Cody Childs performs memorable hits such as
                                      Cooke’s “You Send Me” and Gaye’s “Mercy Mercy Me,” “How
                                      Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)” and more.
                                      Saturday, May 14 @ 3:00 p.m.
                                      Queens Library at Rochdale Village
                                      169-09 137 Avenue, Jamaica
May




                                      Music of the Big Band Singers
                                      with Peter J. LaRosa
                                      Enjoy music made great by Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Nat King
                                      Cole, and Perry Como, among others, in this nostalgic return to
                                      the Big Band era.
                                      Saturday, May 14 @ 2:30 p.m.
                                      Queens Library at Peninsula                     INSIDE: guages
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                                      92-25 Rockaway Beach Blvd.              Programs in
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                          www.queenslibrary.org • Admission is free to all programs.
       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 ............ 11
    you free of charge.
    Queens Library’s diverse range of programs means there is something for everyone.                          Children’s Programs ..... 15
    Are you an avid reader who likes to rehash the book with fellow enthusiasts? Check
    our calendar for the nearest book discussion group. Perhaps music is more your thing.
                                                                                                               Programs in Other
    Whether Broadway tunes or classical music, Queens Library has it. Do you have
    the entrepreneur spirit and are looking to open a business? Queens Library offers a                        Languages
    series of classes on opening your own business that is sure to offer you some practical                    한국어   • 國語                  • Español
    business tips. Are you a new parent looking to enrich your child’s life? Queens                            на русском   • Italiano •               21
    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 each                      for Older Adults ............. 24
    section, the events are listed by location, then dates.
    Admission is free to all programs. Some programs require preregistration; please                           Guide to the Queens
    register with the library where the event is taking place.                                                 Library .......................... 26
    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
         (P) = Preregistration Required. Call the Library where the                                                   Produced monthly by
                            event is taking place.                                                                      Queens Library’s
                                                                                                                   Marketing & Communications
ARVERNE                                                Tuesdays @ 11:00AM – 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24                          Department
312 Beach 54 Street                                    Computer Basics for Beginners (P)
Tuesday, May 10 @ 1:00PM                               Computer basics will prepare you for email,                Editor: Debbi Olley Murphy
Arverne Cancer Action Council Meeting                  searching the Internet, job searching and much           Email: dmurphy@ queenslibrary.org
Are you interested in the health of your community?    more. Class size is very limited and preregistration            Phone: 718-990-8643
Come join us at our next Arverne Cancer Action         is required. Please stop by or call (718)278-2220
Council meeting. Meet with other community             for more information.                                            Layout and Design:
members and representatives from local
organizations, share concerns about health in your     Wednesday, May 11 @ 11:00AM                                     Joseph A. Kavanagh
neighborhood and suggest activities and ideas for      Foreclosure Prevention Seminar                                     Queens Library
future educational programming to take place in        In partnership with the Queensboro Council for
                                                                                                                      89-11 Merrick Boulevard
your community. The group will work together to        Social Welfare, Queens Legal Services will explain
increase health equity in Arverne and develop plans    the new anti-foreclosure laws, discuss strategies                Jamaica, NY-11432
for ACTION. For more information, call 718-990-5197.   for negotiating with lenders, and furnish information
                                                       about homeowners’ legal rights.                          To be added to or removed from the
ASTORIA                                                                                                            mailing list, contact the Editor.
14-01 Astoria Boulevard, Long Island City              AUBURNDALE                                                    We welcome your feedback
Monday, May 2 @ 3:00PM                                 25-55 Francis Lewis Boulevard, Flushing
                                                                                                                         and suggestions.
Affordable Housing Workshop                            Fridays @ 3:30PM – 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 5/27
This workshop will explore affordable housing          Chess Club                                                    Please contact the Editor.
options currently available to New York City           Come and join our chess club hosted by Chess
residents, including information about eligibility     Master Paul. Learn new skills and make friends.
requirements and the application process for public
housing and housing lotteries.


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                                               Free Events for Adults at Queens Library

Tuesday, May 10 @ 10:00AM                              Friday, May 27 @ 10:30AM                               Tuesday, May 17 @ 2:00PM
AARP Defensive Driving Course for Seniors (P)          Adult Book Discussion                                  Are You Job Ready? - A Workshop for the
Take the classroom refresher course especially         Join us for an adult book discussion of a current      Mature Adult
designed for drivers age 50 and over. All one-day      bestseller. Books are available at the library.        Join us for an interactive workshop on “job
classes on Tuesdays from 10 am to 5:30 pm.                                                                    readiness.” Topics will cover: how to job search;
Preregistration is required. For reservations please   BAYSIDE                                                resume do’s and don’ts; preparing for the interview;
call Elaine 718-641-3911.                              214-20 Northern Boulevard                              follow-up after the interview.
                                                       Thursday, May 5 @ 6:00PM
Monday, May 16 @ 2:30PM                                Writer’s Workshop (P)                                  BROADWAY
It’s Broadway! Featuring Bass Baritone Gunter          Do you write poems, short stories, or novels?          40-20 Broadway, Long Island City




                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ADULTS
Stern                                                  Do you want to improve your craft? Join us for a       Saturday, May 21 @ 3:30PM
Bass baritone Gunter Stern belts out show-stoppers     Writer’s Workshop. We will be discussing each          Job Search and Networking Strategies
from “Carousel,” “Babes in Arms,” “Pal Joey,” “Ain’t   other’s work and published pieces. This group will     See Baisley Park.
Misbehavin’,” “The Phantom of the Opera,” “Guys &      meet twice a month.
Dolls,” “Can-Can,” and more.                                                                                  Thursday, May 26 @ 6:30PM
                                                       Tuesday, May 10 @ 4:00PM                               Continuity and Change in Egypt: Libraries
                                                       Teach Children to Save                                 & Cultural Organizations in a Time of
                                                       Ridgewood Savings Bank presents a program for          Turmoil (in Arabic & English)
                                                       children and teens on learning how to save money.
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                                                       Thursday, May 12 @ 6:00PM
                                                       Glass Painting Workshop with Italian Artist            People throughout the world watched intently at the
                                                       Cristina Cipriani (In Italian and English)
                                                       Dipingere su vetro con l’artista italiana Cristina        �‫ﺣ � � �ﺎ�اهﻢﻣﻦ��� ��ﻣ���ﺮ .اﻟ�ﺎ� ��� � � � � �ﺮا�ﺮو � � � �ﺎ�ﺮ � ���ﻣ���ﺮ � ��ﻮر� �ﺮ� � � ��� اﻟ�� �ﺎﻟﻢ �� �ﺎ���� ��� � ��� اﻟ� �ﺎ� ��ﺎه‬
                                                                                                              revolution in Egypt in January and February. Many
                                                                                                              people had questions about what was happening in
                                                       Cipriani
                                                       Learn how to paint glass with Cristina Cipriani. A        ‫.اﻟ�� �ﺎﻟﻢوا�و� ��� اﻟ�� ��ﺮ� ��ﺎ� � ��� � ���ا�ﺎ� � � �ﺎدورا �� � ���و‬
                                                                                                              Egypt during the protests and what would happen
                                                                                                              in the future to the people of Egypt. Two Egyptian
                                                       U.S. resident since 2000, Cristina’s admiration for    librarians from Cairo will offer their perspective on
                                                       the beautiful stained-glass windows that adorn the     the current situation in Egypt, particularly the status
                                                       great cathedrals of Europe as well as the lovely
                                                       works of Tiffany are what has inspired her to work      ��‫. اﻟ�� ��ﺮ� اﻟ� � ���� ﻣ�� � � � ��� ﻋﻦوﻣﺎذا اﻟ � ��ﻮر� ����لﻣ���ﺮ � ����� ��� ��ﺎ� ﻣﺎ ﺣﻮل اﻟ� �ﺎ�ﻣﻦ اﻟ�� � � ��ﺮو� �� � � � �ﺎ‬
                                                                                                              of libraries and cultural organizations during and
                                                                                                              after the protests. There will be time for questions

Tuesday, May 17 @ 2:00PM
                                                       with glass. On a first-come, first-served basis.
                                                       Materials are limited.
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                                                                                                              following the presentation.

Visual Impairment Workshop 101 - What You                                                                      ‫ ا�� ��ﻢﻋﻦ �� � �ﺎ ﻟ �� � � � � ��ﺮ‬HEIGHTS
                                                                                                              CAMBRIA‫���ل اﻟ �ﺎ � � � � ��� اﻟ���� � �ﺎ�و اﻟ�� � � � �ﺎ�و� ���ﻋﻦ �ﺎ���� وﻣ���ﺮ � ��� اﻟﺮاهﻦ اﻟﻮ�� ���ﻋﻦار‬
Need to Know                                           Saturday, May 14 @ 3:00PM                              218-13 Linden Boulevard
A workshop on the signs and symptoms of vision
loss. See a demonstration of new technology for
                                                       A Tribute to the Music of Sinatra, Manilow,
                                                       Sedaka and More
                                                                                                               .
                                                                                                              Saturday, May 7 @ 3:00PM
                                                                                                              Oldies Rock & Roll, Doo-Wop & Pop Concert
people with low vision.                                A jazzy tribute of the greatest hits popularized by    with the Vic Vincent Group
                                                       Frank Sinatra, Barry Manilow, Neil Sedaka and          Take a walk down a musical memory lane with
Friday, May 27 @ 11:00AM
Basic Computer Lessons (P)
                                                       others featuring Arnie Gruber.                            �� ����‫.اﻟ�ﺎ�� � �ﺮ�ﻦﻣﻦ وا��ﻮ � ���ﻟ�� � � �ﻟ� اﻟ���ﺎل � � � � ��� � ��ﻮ� اﻟ��ﺎ�� �ﺮ‬
                                                                                                              tunes from the 50s and 60s and experience the
                                                                                                              rock & roll sounds of Bill Haley and the Comets, the
A one-on-one half-hour tutoring session for adult      Saturday, May 21 @ 3:00PM                              doo-wop sounds of Little Anthony and the Imperials,
beginners. Limit 3 sessions per day, by appointment    Symphony 101: Shake, Rattle & Roll! - A                and pop tunes made famous by Frank Sinatra, Ray
only. Sign up for 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m. or 12:00      Performance/Workshop for the Entire Family             Charles and more.
p.m. classes.                                          Queens Symphony Orchestra and its music
                                                       director Constantine Kitsopoulos teach children
BAISLEY PARK                                           and adults about the different instruments in the
117-11 Sutphin Boulevard, Jamaica                      traditional symphonic orchestra through live musical
Monday, May 23 @ 6:00PM                                demonstrations and a multi-media presentation.
Job Search and Networking Strategies                   Come meet the instruments in the percussion
Give your job search new energy in this 90-minute      family!
workshop. Learn how to uncover the hidden job
market, tips on posting resumes online, how to         BELLEROSE
present yourself confidently and memorably in a        250-06 Hillside Avenue
social or business networking session, and more.       Mondays @ 3:00PM – 5/9, 5/16, 5/23
Presented by career coach Elisa Zervos.                Introduction to Chair Yoga (P)
                                                       No need to bring a mat for this yoga instruction
BAY TERRACE                                            class with certified yoga instructor Florence Meyers
18-36 Bell Boulevard, Bayside                          who will teach basic yoga techniques and exercises
Thursday, May 12 @ 1:30PM                              while seated on chairs.
Introduction to Chair Yoga for Mature Adults (P)
Certified fitness instructor Miriam Acevedo teaches    BRIARWOOD
basic yoga techniques and exercises while seated       85-12 Main Street
on chairs. Seating is limited.                         Wednesday, May 11 @ 4:00PM
                                                       Shell Jewelry: A Craft Program for Adults
Tuesday, May 24 @ 1:30PM                               Conducted by Pamela Isaac (P)
World Classics Concert with Horacio Laguna             Learn how to create an eye-catching necklace
Enjoy an afternoon of classic love songs, ballads,     using shells from local beaches and from around
and blues from around the world with guitarist/        the world with Pamela Isaac. Materials will be
composer/vocalist Horacio Laguna, a Buenos Aires,      provided. Space is limited.
Argentina native who now lives in Queens.


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                                                  Free Events for Adults at Queens Library Nuran Nabi Reads from His Latest Book: "Bullets of ’
                                                                                        Dr.
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                                                                                        ড. নুরন নবী’র মুিযুd িবষয়ক নতু ন বi বুেলটস aফ ’71 –e ি�
  CENTRAL LIBRARY                                         Thursday, May 5 @ 10:00AM – Preregistration              Tuesday, May 17 @ 6:30PM
  89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica                        Thursdays @ 6:30PM – 5/12, 5/19, 5/26                    Healthcare for You and Your Family (In Bengali)
                                                                                                                     Healthcare for You and Your Family (In Bengali)
  Sunday, May 1 @ 3:00PM                                  Microsoft Excel for Spanish Speakers (P)                   আপনার eবং আপনার পিরবােরর জনয্ েহলথ েকয়ার
  Sunday Concerts @ Central: Mariachi Tapatio             Microsoft Excel para personas que hablan
  De Alvaro Paulino                                       español                                                  This workshop in Bengali will present topics
  Música Mariachi con Mariachi Tapatio De Alvaro          Three computer classes in Spanish. Preregistration          Library Services of Interest know about health
                                                                                                                   including: what everyone shouldto Seniors (In Bengali and En
        Paulino                                           in person at the Cyber Center Reference Desk             care; what Medicaid is and who can get it; what
                                                                                                                      pাবয়sেদর জনয্ লাiেbরীর আকষর্ণীয় েসবা
        Rated the Northeast’s Finest Mariachi             on 5/5 starting at 10:00 a.m. 5/12-Introduction to       Medicare is; what an HMO is and how best to use
        Band from New York City, they have been           Microsoft Excel; 5/19-Calculations and Worksheets;       your health insurance; what if you don’t qualify for
        captivating audiences with their vocals,          5/26-Workbooks and Layout. Attendees should              government insurance, and can’t afford private
        melodies, and arrangements since 1983.            have basic computer skills, such as being able to        insurance; and what health care reform is and what
ADULTS




        Based out of Brooklyn, NY, the ensemble is        use the keyboard and the mouse, and to open and          it is doing for you.
        comprised of remarkably talented musicians        close applications.
        with an immense desire to promote the                                                                       Saturday, May 21 @ 2:00PM
        beauty and splendor of mariachi music.            Friday, May 13 @ 10:30AM                                  MillionTreesNYC-A Tree Care Workshop
                                                          Central Cancer Action Council Meeting                     Keep Queens green! MillionTreesNYC has planted
          Monday, May 2 @ 1:00PM, Thursday, May           Are you interested in the health of your community?       over 300,000 trees throughout New York City and
          12 @ 7:00PM, Tuesday, May 24 @ 3:00PM           Come join us at our next Central Cancer Action            you can help. Learn how to care for these newly
  Job Information Center Orientation - Spring             Council meeting. Meet with other community                planted trees. Pledge to take care of a specific tree
  Series                                                                                     How to                  United States (In Bengali)
                                                          members and representatives from local Find a Job in the(be prepared to give the exact location) and receive
  What is the Job Information Center and what does                                           েকমন কের in your
                                                          organizations, share concerns about health আেমিরকায় চাkির free watering kit and volunteer card.
                                                                                                                    a খুজঁেবন
  it do? Find out at an interactive orientation about     neighborhood and suggest activities and ideas for
  its services: career resources including workshops      future educational programming to take place in
                                                                                             Picture Book Story HourSaturday, May 21 @ 2:00PM
                                                                                                                     with Selina Sharmin (in Bengali)
  in English and Spanish; assistance with your job                                                                  Dr. Nuran
                                                          your community. The group will work together toসে� গেলপর আসর Nabi Reads from His Latest Book:
                                                                                             েসিলনা শারিমেনর
  searching; Job Information Center resources of          increase health equity in Central and develop plans       “Bullets of ’71 - A Freedom Fighter’s Story” (In
  books, newspapers, pathfinders, bookmarks and           for ACTION. For more information, call 718-990-           Bengali)
  brochures, resume/cover letter reviews; Queens          5197.                              Dr. Nuran Nabi Reads from His Latest Book: "Bullets of ’71 - A Freedom Fighter’s Story"
  Workforce 1 information.                                                                        ু
                                                                                            ড. নুরন নবী’র মুিযুd িবষয়ক নতু ন বi বুেলটস aফ ’71 –e ি�ডম ফাiটার’স ে�াির
                                                          Saturday, May 14 @ 3:00PM                                A pivotal figure in Bangladesh’s War of
  Monday, May 2 @ 6:30PM                                  Masters of Tango and Argentine Folklore for You and Your Family (In Bengali) Nabi has been described
                                                                                              Healthcare           Independence, Dr. Nuran
  Polish Your Resume - Spring Series (P)                  Presented by the Horacio Laguna Ensemble                 as জনয্ েহলথ েকয়ার
                                                                                              আপনার eবং আপনার পিরবােরর“the brain of the Freedom Fighter Forces” and
  Bring a copy of your resume on a flash drive;           Enjoy folk music from South America and                  was awarded a special citation by the Commander-
  volunteers will guide you through editing and           experience the passion, beauty and intensity of          in-Chief of Bangladesh’s Liberation Army.
  producing a professional quality resume using
                                                                                              Library guitar
                                                          the Argentine tango with Horacio Laguna,Services of Interest to Seniors (In Bengali and English)
                                                                                                                   “Bullets of ’71 - A Freedom Fighter’s Story” is his
  Cyber Center computers. Must have keyboard
                                                                                              pাবয়sেদর জনয্        আকষর্ণীয় েসবা
                                                          and vocals, Juan Carlos Arias, bandoneon, and লাiেbরীর biographical account and that of his generation.
  and mouse experience. Preregistration in the Job        Christian Passarelli, baritone vocals.                   Copies of his book will be available for sale and
  Information Center.                                                                                              autographing.
                                                          Sunday, May 15 @ 2:00PM
  Thursdays @ 1:30PM – 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26              Open Mic for Poets on Sunday at Central                  CORONA
  Job Readiness Workshop Series                           Stefanie Lipsey is a 2010 graduate of the                38-23 104 Street
  Join us for this interactive workshop. The topics for   MFA program in Creative Writing and Literary             Thursdays @ 6:00PM – 5/5, 5/12
  each workshop are: May 5, Coping with change;           Translation. Lipsey’s poems have been published          Financial Literacy Series for English Learners
  May 12, Polish your resume; May 19, Reflecting on       in several journals and she has been a featured          (Beginners)
  your future; May 26, Developing an action plan for      reader and workshop leader in libraries and              Financial Literacy programs in partnership with
  change.                                                 bookstores throughout New York City and Long             Senator Jose Peralta and Emerald Isle Immigrant
                                                          Island.                                                  Center. Join us for these information workshops
  Saturday, May 7 @ 2:30PM                                                                                         that will cover: Set your financial goals (May 5);
  Exploring New Directions - Changing Careers             Monday, May 16 @ 1:00PM, Saturday, May 21                Banking Day (May 12).
  Is it time to open new doors in your job search?        @ 11:00AM, Thursday, May 26 @ 3:00PM
  Career coach Elisa Zervos will discuss redefining       Discover Your Career Potential - Spring Series           Monday, May 9 @ 6:00PM
  your work, taking a personal inventory, finding         Take the Career Exploration Inventory, a self-           Alzheimer’s - What You Need to Know
  tomorrow’s best fields and more in a 90-minute          scored, easy-to-use survey guide to choosing a           Alzheimer-Datos Importantes
  workshop.                                               career based on your interests and experiences.          A workshop on Alzheimer’s. What is Alzheimer’s:
                                                                                                                   stages, risk factors, treatment and services.
  Saturday, May 7 @ 10:30AM                               Monday, May 16 @ 6:30PM
  Basic Writing Skills: Two-Part Workshop                 How to Search the Internet to Find a Job -               Thursday, May 19 @ 6:00PM
  In this session, get a worksheet and learn about        Spring Series                                            Understanding the Physical and Emotional
  resources.                                              The Job Information Center, in collaboration with        Changes of Our Teens
                                                          New York Cares, will help you find the most useful       Comprendamos los Cambios físicos y
  Wednesday, May 11 @ 2:00PM                              websites when job hunting. You must have basic           emocionales de nuestros jóvenes
  World Education Services Seminars                       computer skills. Seating limited; preregistration        Learn about the physical and emotional changes of
  Join us for an interactive workshop in collaboration    is required. Topics: introduction to Internet job        teens. Recommended for parents. Space is limited.
  with WES. Learn about utilizing your international      searching; job search assessment; job sites and
  education and experience to seek employment in          resumes; applying for jobs; practice session.            Friday, May 20 @ 4:30PM
  business and finance.                                                                                            Clay Ornaments: A Workshop for Adults
                                                                                                                   Patricia Brintle uses air-dried clay to show you how
                                                                                                                   to create beautiful ornaments for decoration in and
                                                                                                                   around your home.




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                                                Free Events for Adults at Queens Library

DOUGLASTON/LITTLE NECK                                  FAR ROCKAWAY                                              Thursdays @ 6:00PM – 5/5, 5/12
249-01 Northern Boulevard                               1637 Central Avenue                                       Urology Health Series with Brett C. Mellinger,
Thursday, May 5 @ 5:00PM                                Tuesday, May 3 @ 10:00AM – Preregistration                M.D.
Arnie Gruber & The Great American Songbook -            Tuesdays @ 10:00AM – 5/10, 5/17, 5/24                     We’ll present the following: On May 5 - Common
Porter, Kern, and Gershwin                              Microsoft Word for Spanish Speakers (P)                   male sexual problems including erectile
Enjoy music from the extremely popular Great            Microsoft Word para personas que hablan                   dysfunction, low testosterone, Peyronie’s
American Songbook of Cole Porter, George                español                                                   Disease and premature ejaculation and causes
Gershwin, Jerome Kern, as performed by Sinatra,         Three computer classes in Spanish. Preregistration        and treatments of these conditions. May
Bennett and similar artists with selections like “The   in person at the Library Reference Desk on 5/3            12 - Enlarged prostate (BPH), male urinary
Way You Look Tonight,” “A Foggy Day,” and “Under        starting at 10:00 a.m. 5/10-Introduction to Microsoft     incontinence and causes and treatments of
My Skin,” among many others, featuring Arnie            Word; 5/17-Creating and Saving Documents;                 these conditions. In Rooms A&B, Lower Level.




                                                                                                                                                                     ADULTS
Gruber.                                                 5/24-Working with Tables and Printing. Attendees
                                                        should have basic computer skills, such as being          Friday, May 6 @ 1:00PM
Monday, May 16 @ 6:30PM                                 able to use the keyboard and the mouse, and to            Flushing Book Discussion Group
Interview Preparation Workshop for Adults               open and close applications.                              Join us for our book discussion group. We’ll
Workshop topics include: first impressions count;                                                                 discuss “The Reader” by Bernhard Schlink. In
what to bring to an interview; grooming techniques;     Thursday, May 12 @ 6:00PM                                 IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor.
personal presentation; thank you notes.                 Eddie Lee Isaacs & The Rockin’ Side of the
                                                        Blues                                                     Saturday, May 7 @ 2:00PM
Monday, May 23 @ 2:00PM                                 Veteran blues singer/guitarist Eddie Lee Isaacs           Carnegie Hall Neighborhood Concert Series:
Get Organized Now! Presented by Jazmin                  rocks ‘n’ rolls with the blues in this performance of     Juan-Carlos Formell and Johnny’s Dream Club
Mooney                                                  music made great by Little Richard, Fats Domino,          Grammy–nominated Cuban guitarist–composer–
Are you overwhelmed by clutter, misplacing things,      Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis and others.                        vocalist Juan–Carlos Formell and a stellar lineup of
forgetting appointments and where you put your                                                                    Latin jazz masters reignite the connections between
keys? Then it is time to stop the clutter and learn     Monday, May 16 @ 6:00PM                                   Cuban music and jazz as Johnny’s Dream Club.
to get organized with Jazmin Mooney of The              Job Search and Networking Strategies
Organized Lady.                                         Sees Baisley Park.                                        Monday, May 9 @ 6:30PM
                                                                                                                  QL International Resource Center Presents:
EAST ELMHURST                                                                                                     Customs and Traditions of Guatemala
                                                        FLUSHING                                                  QL International Resource Center Presenta:
95-06 Astoria Boulevard                                 41-17 Main Street
Thursdays @ 1:30PM – 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26                                                                        Costumbres y Tradiciones de Guatemala
                                                        Monday, May 2 @ 6:00PM
East Elmhurst Quilters                                                                                            By Hermanos y Amigos de Guatemala (HAGUA) - a
                                                        Rhythm Road Across the Americas: Jazz &
The quilting group meets every Thursday of the                                                                    folk dance troupe that promotes cultural awareness
                                                        Latin-American Music with Alexander A. Wu
month.                                                                                                            through various folklore dances. HAGUA will
                                                        Yamaha artist & pianist, Alexander A. Wu performs
                                                                                                                  present traditional Mayan cultural dances which
                                                        on international stages as a soloist and a chamber
Thursday, May 5 @ 6:00PM                                                                                          blend colonial themes and indigenous Mayan
                                                        player. Mr. Wu will perform selections off his debut
Book Discussion                                                                                                   culture, such as the customary kite dance. In
                                                        CD, including jazz and Latin classics from both
We will be reading and discussing some very                                                                       Auditorium, Lower Level.
                                                        North and South America. In Auditorium, Lower
interesting and popular books. We welcome any           Level.
suggestions you may have or books you would like                                                                  Saturday, May 14 @ 2:00PM
to discuss with the group.                                                                                        Shakespeare in Music: Scenes from Famous
                                                        Monday, May 2 @ 6:00PM
                                                                                                                  Operas by Great Composers
                                                        International Resource Center Presents: Egypt’s
Thursday, May 26 @ 6:00PM                                                                                         The Allegro Singers featuring Ruth Ann
                                                        Revolution
Open Mic                                                                                                          Cunningham, soprano; Antonio Calef, tenor; and
                                                        How did a call made via social media by two
If you like to sing, dance, read poetry, play an                                                                  Inna Leytush, pianist, present scenes and arias
                                                        dissident youth groups to protest police brutality,
instrument or showcase any other talent you may                                                                   from such operas as Verdi’s “Otello” and “Macbeth,”
                                                        unemployment and repression turn into a revolution
have, come over to the Queens Library at East                                                                     Gounod’s “Romeo and Juliet,” and more.
                                                        that toppled modern Egypt’s longest-ruling dictator?
Elmhurst and be a part of Open Mic night which          Join us to learn about the stunning events that
takes place every 4th Thursday of the month.                                                                      Saturday, May 14 @ 2:30PM
                                                        awakened a nation and captivated a global
                                                                                                                  Learn About Arthritis: Prevention and Treatment
                                                        audience. In Rooms A&B, Lower Level.
                                                                                                                  (In Mandarin Chinese)
EAST FLUSHING                                                                                                     關節炎的預防與治療
196-36 Northern Boulevard                               Wednesday, May 4 @ 6:30PM
                                                                                                                  In this workshop for Mandarin Chinese speakers,
Tuesdays @ 3:30PM – 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31         Award-Winning Author Emil Draitser Reading
                                                                                                                  you will learn about the causes of joint pain;
East Flushing Scrabble Club                             His Latest Book “Stalin’s Romeo Spy”
                                                                                                                  symptoms of different types of arthritis; treatment of
East Flushing Scrabble Club, Tuesdays at 3:30           Презентация новой книги лаурета
                                                                                                                  this condition; and self-care techniques.
p.m. First come, first served.                          литературных премий Эмиля Дрейцера
                                                        Stalin’s Romeo Spy (Сталинский шпион-
                                                                                                                  Thursday, May 19 @ 6:30PM
Monday, May 9 @ 6:00PM                                  любовник)
                                                                                                                  Queens Poet Lore Presents QPLo @ QL
Those Were the Days, My Friend: A Concert with          “Stalin’s Romeo Spy” tells a tragic story of a top
                                                                                                                  Join us and celebrate Asian-Pacific American
Mahony & Lynd                                           Soviet spy operating in Western countries between
                                                                                                                  Heritage Month with a reading featuring Queens
Phyllis Lynd and Sean Mahony recapture music            the world wars. Please join the award-winning
                                                                                                                  Poet Laureate Paolo Javier, poet/art critic Christine
made great                                              author of ten books of fiction and non-fiction for this
                                                                                                                  Hou and novelist Eugene Lim. A short open mic
by singers like                                         reading of his latest book. Copies will be available
                                                                                                                  will precede the reading, with sign-up at 6:00pm.
Bing Crosby,                                            for sale and signing. Program will be in Russian
                                                                                                                  Books will be available for sale and signing.
Frank Sinatra,                                          and English.
Doris Day,
Peggy Lee,
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                                                 Free Events for Adults at Queens Library

  Saturday, May 21 @ 2:00PM                              Pardee, Ariana Bronne and Barbara Krakauer. At         Russian born violinist Leonid Levin will perform
  Sweet Cyanide in Concert                               this concert, she will be joined by fellow musicians   “Meditation” by Tchaikovsky, “Vocalise” by
  Sweet Cyanide, New York City’s premiere rock           Momoko Muramatsu (piano) and Ivy Zohra Adrian          Rachmaninoff, and selected movements from
  band, has been on a national tour that has not         (piano). They will be playing an eclectic mix of       Violin-Piano Sonatas by Prokofiev, Beethoven, and
  relented since the release of their critically-        pieces from the Romantic period, such as Brahms,       Franck.
         acclaimed self-titled debut in August 2009.     Chopin and Albeniz.
         Their music can be described as arena-                                                                 Thursday, May 19 @ 6:30PM
         ready hard rock with a cynical, vicious,        Saturday, May 28 @ 3:00PM                              Learn How to Achieve More and Stress Less -
         arrogant edge! In Auditorium, Lower Level.      Do You Take Care of a Person with a Memory             Meditation Is the Key
                                                         Problem? (Program in Mandarin Chinese)
ADULTS




                                                                                                                In this hectic, competitive, fast-paced world, how
        Monday, May 23 @ 6:00PM                          如何照顧失憶症患者?                                             can we fulfill our responsibilities, achieve our
        Introduction to Contemporary Chinese             The Alzheimer’s Association, New York City             long-term goals and still remained centered? Dr.
        Art                                              Chapter is offering caregivers a monthly support       Andrew Vidich, author, educator, consultant, and
        Explore the rapid evolution of contemporary      group in Mandarin. Caring for a person with            international speaker will discuss practical wisdom
        art in Mainland China from the end of the        Alzheimer’s disease or any of the other dementias      in the workplace and demonstrate a meditation
        Cultural Revolution to the present, and          presents unique challenges. Our support group          technique.
        the creative and political atmosphere that       will be a secure and safe place to share your
        has shaped its direction. A slide-illustrated    experiences.                                           Saturday, May 21 @ 2:00PM
  presentation by Midori Yamamura, Museum of                                                                    Big Band Sounds
  Modern Art lecturer.                                   FOREST HILLS                                           Stan Auld brings his band to recreate memorable
                                                         108-19 71 Avenue                                       Big Band sounds.
  Monday, May 23 @ 6:30PM                                Mondays @ 6:30PM – 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23
  QL International Resource Center Presents:             Ballroom Dancing with Jing Chen                        FRESH MEADOWS
  Folkloric Dance of Paraguay                            Jing Chen studied ballroom dance at the school         193-20 Horace Harding Expressway
  QL International Resource Center Presenta:             founded by internationally acclaimed dancers           Tuesdays @ 1:00PM – 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31
  Danza Folklórica del Paraguay                          Mr. and Mrs. Lu Ming Da. Mr. Chen is a skilled         Adult Scrabble
  By Panambi Vera Ballet Folklórico Paraguayo            instructor who will give lessons in ballroom basics    Come play Scrabble, the word game that has been
  de Nueva York - Berta B. Gauto, artistic director.     for beginners and offer training for more advanced     played for generations. Please bring your own
  Panambi has performed in various cities of the         students.                                              Scrabble material.
  U.S. Enjoy the beautiful dances of Paraguay such
  as the Galopera, internationally known as the                                                                 Thursdays @ 6:00PM – 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26
  bottle dance, in which dancers balance bottles on                                                             Fridays @ 10:30AM – 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 5/27
  their head with grace and agility. Other dances                                                               Knitting/Crocheting Club
  include Carreta Guy, El Pajaro Campana, and                                                                   Knitters, if you are looking for a place to share your
  Campamento. In Auditorium, Lower Level.                                                                       “purls” of wisdom and experience, please join us!
                                                                                                                Bring your own material.
  Tuesday, May 24 @ 6:00PM
  LaGuardia Community College Presents: The                                                                     Saturday, May 7 @ 3:00PM
  Business of Ocean Shipping                                                                                    The American Composers: The Music of Cole
  Professor Jeffrey Weiss of the State University                                                               Porter and Burt Bacharach Featuring Cody
  of New York Maritime College will make a                                                                      Childs
  presentation on the business of ocean shipping. In                                                            Jazz vocalist Cody Childs performs the music of
  IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor.                                                                               two of America’s greatest songwriters, including
                                                         Wednesdays @ 2:00PM – 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25            Cole Porter’s “Anything Goes,” “I Get A Kick Out of
  Tuesday, May 24 @ 6:00PM                               Scrabble                                               You,” and Burt Bacharach’s “Walk On By,” “Close to
  Homeowner Do’s and Don’ts (in Korean)                  Fans of Scrabble are invited to play. If possible,     You” and more.
  주택 소유자들이 조심해야하는 점들                                     please bring your own Scrabble board.
  In this workshop in Korean you will learn how to                                                              Monday, May 9 @ 2:00PM
  avoid predatory lending/loan modifications, how        Fridays @ 2:30PM – 5/6, 5/20                           International Film Screening and Discussion
  to prevent delinquency and foreclosure and how         Japanese Cuddle-Up Story Time                          Join us for a film screening and discussion of the
  President Obama’s Home Affordable Modification         Early literacy program for babies and toddlers         award-winning film “Storm” directed by Hans-
  Program can help to lower your monthly mortgage        conducted in Japanese by parents & caregivers.         Christian Schmid in English, German, Bosnian,
  payment.                                               Includes stories, rhymes, and songs. Active            Serbian with English subtitles. Hannah Maynard,
                                                         participation is encouraged!                           a prosecutor of Hague’s Tribunal for war crimes in
  Wednesday, May 25 @ 2:00PM                                                                                    former Yugoslavia, charges a Serbian commander
  Job Readiness Fair (P)                                 Saturday, May 7 @ 2:30PM                               for killing Bosnians. When a key witness commits
  Meet representatives from organizations that will      The Legends: A Musical Tribute to the Singing          suicide, she must travel to the Balkans to save her
  help you find out which skills you need to find jobs   Stars of the 1920s - 1970s with Linda Ipanema          case.
  in the current market. In addition, talk to a number   Celebrate the legends - Al Jolson, Louie Armstrong,
  of employers, including representatives from:          Lena Horne, Barbra Streisand and others, and hear      Saturday, May 14 @ 2:30PM
  Workforce 1, NYS Department of Labor, La Guardia       great music from five decades such as “Stormy          STAR Theater
  Community College, NYC Fire Department, and            Weather,” “Hello Dolly,” “Making Whoopee” and          Senior performers of STAR Theater will present
  more.                                                  more.                                                  “An Afternoon of Theater,” a program of skits,
                                                                                                                songs, and scenes taken from the works of famous
  Saturday, May 28 @ 2:00PM                              Wednesday, May 11 @ 6:30PM                             modern playwrights.
  Chamber Music with the Sherry Chow Group               Great Russian and European Composers -
  NYC native and a graduate of Barnard College in a      Selected Masterpieces for Violin and Piano
  joint program with the Manhattan School of Music,      Великие Русские и Европейские
  Sherry Chow has studied violin under Margaret          композиторы: шедевры для скрипки и
                                                         фортепьяно


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                                                       Picture Book Story Hour with Selina Sharmin (in Bengali)
                                                       েসিলনা শারিমেনর সে� গেলপর আসর
                                                  Free Events for Adults at Queens Library
                                                       Dr. Nuran Nabi Reads from His Latest Book: "Bullets of ’71 - A Freedom Fighter’s Story" [In Ben
                                                               ু
                                                        ড. নুরন নবী’র মুিযুd িবষয়ক নতু ন বi বুেলটস aফ ’71 –e ি�ডম ফাiটার’স ে�াির
Monday, May 16 @ 10:30AM                               JACKSON HEIGHTS                                        Saturday, May 7 @ 10:00AM – Preregistration
Computer Class: Introduction to Computers/             35-51 81 Street You and Your Family (In Bengali)
                                                        Healthcare for
                                                                                                             Saturdays @ 2:30PM – 5/14, 5/21, 5/28
Internet                                                আপনার eবং আপনার পিরবােরর জনয্ েহলথ েকয়ার Computer Classes for Spanish Speakers
                                                       Monday, May 16 @ 6:00PM
Learn computer basics: how to turn on/off; using       Library Services of Interest to Seniors (In           Clases de computación para personas que
the keyboard and mouse. Learn Internet basics:                                                               hablan español
                                                       Bengali and English) Interest to Seniors (In Bengali and English)
                                                        Library Services of
searching and browsing the web; how to type a           pাবয়sেদর জনয্ লাiেbরীর আকষর্ণীয় েসবা                Three computer classes in Spanish.
website address. First come, first served. Limited     Come and learn about: Getting a library card;         Preregistration in person at the Reference
seating.                                               programs and services for older adults; books and     Desk on 5/7 starting at 10:00 a.m. 5/14-Intro
                                                       other materials in Bengali; health and wellness info; to Computers; 5/21-Navigating the Internet;




                                                                                                                                                                ADULTS
Monday, May 23 @ 10:30AM                               large-print books and computer classes.               5/28-Creating Your Own Email Account.
Computer Class: Email
Learn how to create and manage your email              Saturday, May 21 @ 2:00PM                              Saturday, May 21 @ 2:30PM
account & send and receive messages. Learn             Interview Preparation Workshop (in Spanish)            The Blues – Jumpin’, Jivin’, and Croonin’
how to create and manage your contacts & add           Como tener una Entrevista de Empleo Exitosa            the Blues with Eddie Lee Isaacs and
attachments. Must possess basic mouse and              This interview preparation workshop for Spanish        Friends
keyboard skills. First come, first served. Limited     speakers covers: grooming techniques; personal         Whether fast, swingin’ and jumpin’ or rockin’,
seating is available.                                  presentation; selecting the proper wardrobe for your   rollin’ or jivin’, blues singer, swinger, crooner
                                                       interview.                                             Eddie Lee Isaacs delivers. His uptempo
Thursday, May 26 @ 2:30PM                                                                                     blues and ballads in the style of Count Basie, B.B.
Adult Book Discussion: “Lost City of Z”                Saturday, May 21 @ 3:00PM                              King, Louis Prima and more will keep your feet
We will be discussing “Lost City of Z” by David        Basics of Homeownership: What You Need to              tappin’ and your hands clappin’.
Grann.                                                 Know to Get Started
                                                       The Chhaya Community Development Corporation           LAURELTON
GLENDALE                                               presents a workshop designed for the first-time        134-26 225 Street
78-60 73 Place                                         homebuyer and covers what you need to know             Mondays @ 6:30PM – 5/2, 5/9, 5/16
Monday, May 2 @ 6:30PM                                 about home ownership.                                  Zumba: Latin Dance Fitness Program for Adults
It’s Broadway! Featuring Bass Baritone Gunter                                                                 (P)
Stern                                                  KEW GARDENS HILLS                                      This Latin Dance Fitness craze uses dance
See Auburndale.                                        72-33 Vleigh Place, Flushing                           moves like merengue, salsa, chacha, cumbia, and
                                                       Monday, May 9 @ 1:30PM                                 reggaeton for a fitness workout that helps you lose
Tuesdays @ 11:00AM – 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31       The Great Ladies of Song                               body fat, gain muscle, and be more energized!
Basic Computer Classes (P)                             Vocalist Linda Ipanema pays tribute to the finest      Preregister and attend all sessions.
One-on-one basic computer classes are available        female vocalists of our time, from Lady Day to Doris
at Queens Library at Glendale. Please call in          Day and the songs and singers that made them           Wednesdays @ 10:30AM – 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25
advance to make an appointment: 718-821-4980.          fabulous.                                              Chinese Language for Beginners
                                                                                                              The Chinese language is more and more popular in
HILLCREST                                              Thursday, May 19 @ 1:30PM                              the world today. Eric Wang, a native of China and
187-05 Union Turnpike, Flushing                        Chair Yoga: Exercise and Relaxation                    a PhD candidate of St. John’s University, teaches
Monday, May 2 @ 6:00PM                                 Thea Pratt will lead a group session in exercise to    students how to speak Chinese and how to read
Autism Workshop 101                                    improve the body’s alignment, flexibility, strength    the Chinese characters. Note: There is a waiting
Join us for an informational workshop on autism.       and circulation, as well as breathing exercises to     list.
The speaker will also bring information on             relieve stress.
community resources to the workshop.                                                                          Thursday, May 26 @ 6:00PM
                                                                                                              Laurelton Quilting Club
Thursday, May 5 @ 6:30PM                                                                                      Learn the intricate patterns of quilt work.
Oldies Rock & Roll, Doo-Wop & Pop Concert
with the Vic Vincent Group                                                                                    Tuesday, May 31 @ 10:30AM
See Cambria Heights.                                                                                          Introduction to Email (P)
                                                                                                              Adults will learn how to set up their own email
Tuesday, May 10 @ 2:00PM                                                                                      accounts. Preregistration and a Queens Library
Hillcrest Book Club                                                                                           card are required. This class is for adults who have
Join us for a discussion of “The Hours” by Michael                                                            no email account. Limited number of seats.
Cunningham. Light refreshments will be served.
                                                                                                              LEFFERTS
HOLLIS                                                 LANGSTON HUGHES                                        103-34 Lefferts Boulevard, Richmond Hill
202-05 Hillside Avenue                                 100-01 Northern Boulevard, Corona                      Mondays @ 6:00PM – 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23
Wednesdays @ 10:30AM – 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25           Mondays @ 6:00PM – 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23                Chess Club
STARs: Senior Theater Acting Repertory                 Queens CHAMP Program                                   Learn to play chess, develop your skills, and make
Come join our galaxy of STARs to perform               College and career preparation for teens.              new friends.
theatrical works at the library with great people.
                                                       Thursday, May 12 @ 6:00PM                              Wednesday, May 18 @ 4:00PM
HOWARD BEACH                                           How Food Affects Your Mood (In Spanish)                Book Club
92-06 156 Avenue                                       Cómo los alimentso afectan su estado de ánimo          Join us for a book discussion. We meet on the third
Wednesday, May 18 @ 10:30AM                            In this workshop presented in Spanish, attendees       Wednesday of every month. Find out this month’s
Introduction to Chair Yoga for Mature Adults (P)       will learn about “feel good” hormones; how dairy,      title and pick up a copy at the librarian’s desk.
Certified fitness instructor Miriam Acevedo teaches    sugar, and processed food affect these hormones;
basic yoga techniques and exercises while seated       and how a healthy diet can help them achieve           Saturday, May 21 @ 1:00PM
on chairs. Seating is limited.                         emotional health.                                      Symphony 101: Shake, Rattle & Roll! - A
                                                                                                              Performance/Workshop for the Entire Family
                                                                                                              See Bayside.


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                                                 Free Events for Adults at Queens Library

  LEFRAK CITY                                            MCGOLDRICK                                             MITCHELL-LINDEN
  98-30 57 Avenue, Corona                                155-06 Roosevelt Av. (off Northern Blvd), Flushing     29-42 Union Street, Flushing
  Mondays @ 6:00PM – 5/16, 5/23                          Tuesday, May 3 @ 10:30AM                               Monday, May 9 @ 4:00PM
  Zumba Exercise Class                                   Introduction to Microsoft Excel (P)                    Shell Jewelry: A Craft Program for Adults
  Want to spice up your life? Come join us for an        Learn to create workbooks and worksheets, enter        Conducted by Pamela Isaac (P)
        energizing Zumba dance class. All are            and edit data, formulas and functions, create tables   See Briarwood.
        welcome.                                         and charts. Preregistration and Queens Library
                                                         card are required.                                     NORTH FOREST PARK
         LONG ISLAND CITY                                                                                       98-27 Metropolitan Avenue, Forest Hills
ADULTS




         37-44 21 Street                                 Tuesday, May 10 @ 10:30AM                              Thursday, May 5 @ 6:00PM
         Tuesdays @ 4:00PM – 5/3, 5/17, 5/31             Introduction to PowerPoint (P)                         Masters of Tango and Argentine Folklore
         Chess Club                                      Create slide presentations, use slide layout and       Presented by the Horacio Laguna Ensemble
         Come play at our exciting Chess Club! Don’t     slide design, add photos and charts, print and         See Central.
         know how to play? We’ll teach you!              handouts. Preregistration and Queens Library card
                                                         are required.
                                                                                                                NORTH HILLS
         Friday, May 6 @ 1:00PM                                                                                 57-04 Marathon Parkway, Little Neck
         Long Island City Cancer Action Council          Friday, May 13 @ 3:00PM
                                                         Author Talk                                            Tuesday, May 17 @ 1:30PM
  Meeting                                                                                                       A Tribute to the Music of Sinatra, Manilow,
  Are you interested in the health of your community?    Author Jason D. Antos will discuss his book,
                                                         “Flushing” and will talk about the history and         Sedaka and More
  Join us at our next Long Island City Cancer Action                                                            See Bayside.
  Council meeting. Meet other community members          changes of Flushing. He is the author of three other
  and representatives from local organizations, share    local history books: “Whitestone,” “Shea Stadium,”
                                                         and “Queens.”                                          PENINSULA
  concerns about health in your neighborhood and                                                                92-25 Rockaway Beach Boulevard
  suggest activities and ideas for future educational                                                           Rockaway Beach
  programming to take place in your community. We        Tuesday, May 17 @ 10:30AM
                                                         Introduction to Computers (P)                          Wednesdays @ 4:30PM – 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25
  will work together to increase health equity in Long                                                          It’s Time for Wii!
  Island City and develop plans for ACTION. For          Learn the basics of using the computer: use of the
                                                         mouse and keyboard, review icons on desktop,           Play the Wii and have fun!
  more information, call 718-990-5197.
                                                         open and close windows, and use of menus and
                                                         toolbars. Preregistration and Queens Library card      Saturday, May 14 @ 2:00PM
  Tuesday, May 10 @ 11:00AM                                                                                     Culinary Kids CSA Workshop
  Basic Computer Classes                                 are required.
                                                                                                                An introductory program to fresh organic fruits,
  Need to learn how to turn on your computer or write                                                           vegetables and herbs.
  an email to someone? This class is for you!            Tuesday, May 17 @ 2:00PM
                                                         World Classics Concert with Horacio Laguna
                                                         See Bay Terrace.                                       Saturday, May 14 @ 2:30PM
  Thursday, May 12 @ 10:00AM                                                                                    Music of the Big Band Singers with Peter J.
  Intermediate Computer Classes                                                                                 LaRosa
  Intermediate computer classes on selected              Tuesday, May 24 @ 10:30AM
                                                         Introduction to Internet and Email (P)                 Enjoy music made great by Frank Sinatra, Tony
  Thursdays @ 10:00 a.m. You must have basic                                                                    Bennett, Nat King Cole, and Perry Como, among
  computer skills and a library card.                    Learn to navigate the Internet, search and browse
                                                         websites and type web addresses. Create email          others, in this nostalgic return to the Big Band era.
  Saturday, May 14 @ 10:30AM                             accounts, send and read email, add and view
  Resume Workshop                                        attachments. Preregistration and Queens Library        POMONOK
  Let us help with your resume! A good resume can        card are required.                                     158-21 Jewel Avenue, Flushing
  make the difference between being called to an                                                                Monday, May 2 @ 6:30PM
  interview or not being called! We will help you get    Tuesday, May 31 @ 10:30AM                              The Journey
  started and show you secrets to make it easier for     Introduction to Microsoft Word (P)                     “The Journey” is an original stage play written and
  you to create a professional winning resume!           Learn to create Word documents with the use of         directed by Shuga Henry, debuting in Jamaica,
                                                         templates, save documents, copy, cut, and paste        Queens. The play combines gospel, R&B, hip-hop
                                                         items and insert pictures. Preregistration and         and soul to tell a story about family, choices and
  MASPETH                                                Queens Library card are required.                      survival for life’s incredible journey.
  69-70 Grand Avenue
  Tuesday, May 17 @ 2:30PM                                                                                      Thursday, May 5 @ 6:00PM
  Eddie Lee Isaacs & The Rockin’ Side of the             MIDDLE VILLAGE
                                                         72-31 Metropolitan Avenue                              The Blues – Jumpin’, Jivin’, and Croonin’ the
  Blues                                                                                                         Blues with Eddie Lee Isaacs and Friends
  See Far Rockaway.                                      Fridays @ 10:30AM – 5/13, 5/20, 5/27
                                                         Computer Class (P)                                     See Far Rockaway.
                                                         Learn how to use the computer; how to search
                                                         the Queens Library catalog and the web; how to         Thursday, May 12 @ 10:00AM & @ 1:00PM
                                                         create an email account. For adults. Maximum of        Introduction to Computers
                                                         4 people.                                              Do you want to become comfortable using
                                                                                                                computers? Come to our free computer workshop
                                                         Monday, May 16 @ 4:00PM                                and learn the basics, until 11:30 a.m. Space is
                                                         Job Information Services (P)                           limited; preregistration is required.
                                                         Research information on the Internet; preparation
                                                         and email of resumes; cover letters and interview      Monday, May 16 @ 10:30AM
                                                         skills. Class runs one hour.                           Pomonok Cancer Action Council Meeting
                                                                                                                Are you interested in the health of your community?
                                                         Monday, May 23 @ 7:00PM                                Come join us at our next Pomonok Cancer Action
                                                         A Tribute to the Music of Sinatra, Manilow,            Council meeting. Meet with other community
                                                         Sedaka and More                                        members and representatives from local
                                                         See Bayside.


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organizations, share concerns about health in your       Fridays @ 10:00AM – 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 5/27               Thursday, May 26 @ 6:00PM
neighborhood and suggest activities and ideas for        Friday Morning Chat for Mail-A-Book Customers           Job Search and Networking Strategies
future educational programming to take place in          (P)                                                     See Baisley Park.
your community. The group will work together to          Mail-A-Book customers phone in every Friday
increase health equity in Pomonok and develop            morning from 10:00 a.m. to noon to chat about           RIDGEWOOD
plans for ACTION. For more information, call 718-        various topics of interest and books. Customers         20-12 Madison Street
591-4343.                                                must be registered with Mail-A-Book to participate      Monday, May 16 @ 6:00PM
                                                         in this program. For more information please            Sinatra and Me
Wednesday, May 18 @ 2:00PM                               contact the Queens Library at Queens Village.           Singer/comedian/impressionist Van Parrish
Book Discussion Club                                                                                             presents a tribute to Frank Sinatra, with




                                                                                                                                                                       ADULTS
We will be discussing “A Gate at the Stairs” by          Fridays @ 10:30AM – 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 5/27               such memorable selections as “My Way,”
Lorrie Moore.                                            STARs: Senior Theater Acting Repertory                  “Witchcraft,” “New York, New York,” and
                                                         Calling all older adults. Join our galaxy of STARs to   more.
Thursday, May 26 @ 10:00AM                               perform theatrical works at the library with a great
Introduction to Excel (P)                                group of people, while brightening your life!           ROCHDALE VILLAGE
Do you want to become comfortable using Excel?                                                                   169-09 137 Avenue, Jamaica
Come to our free Excel workshop and learn the            Wednesdays @ 10:00AM – 5/11, 5/25                       Saturday, May 14 @ 3:00PM
basics, until 11:30 a.m. Space is limited.               AARP Defensive Driving Class for Seniors (P)            A Musical Tribute to the Soul Legends:
                                                         Defensive Driving for seniors presented by AARP.        Sam Cooke & Marvin Gaye - Featuring Cody
Thursday, May 26 @ 1:00PM                                Please register with instructor John Pearson at         Childs
Introduction to PowerPoint (P)                           718-468-8643.                                           Pop/jazz vocalist Cody Childs performs memorable
Do you want to become comfortable using                                                                          hits such as Cooke’s “You Send Me,” “Wonderful
PowerPoint? Come to our free PowerPoint                  Thursday, May 19 @ 6:30PM                               World,” and Gaye’s “Mercy Mercy Me,” “How
workshop and learn the basics. Until 11:30 a.m.          Literary Soup                                           Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)” and more.
Space is limited.                                        Join our Literary Soup Book Discussion Group @
                                                         Queens Library at Queens Village. Please contact
                                                         the Reference Librarian for May’s title.                ROSEDALE
QUEENS VILLAGE                                                                                                   144-20 243 Street
94-11 217 Street                                                                                                 Tuesdays @ 10:30AM – 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31
Mondays @ 5:00PM – 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23                  Tuesday, May 31 @ 2:00PM
                                                         Mail-A-Book Tuesday Afternoon Chat (P)                  Thursdays @ 6:00PM – 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26
Thursdays @ 5:00PM – 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26                                                                       Computer Class for Adults
Adult Chess Club                                         A conference call discussion on any given topic.
                                                         For Mail-A-Book customers only. MAB customers,          Adults will learn the basics of computer functions:
Practice your chess skills weekly, on Monday and                                                                 how to log on and off the computer; how to request
Thursday evenings.                                       please register at 718-776-6800.
                                                                                                                 and renew library materials; how to access the
                                                                                                                 Internet and use Microsoft Word; how to use
Tuesdays @ 2:00PM – 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24                QUEENSBORO HILL                                         Queens Library’s databases.
Metropolitan Museum of Art & Mail-a-Book                 60-05 Main Street, Flushing
Lecture (P)                                              Thursdays @ 6:00PM – 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26              Monday, May 16 @ 6:30PM
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Mail-a-Book           Hatha Yoga                                              Divas of Our Time with Naomi Zeitlin
present a five-session lecture series every Tuesday.     免费逾珈课                                                   Hear pop standards that were covered by Garland,
Dates may change pending the arrival of printed          Beginners’ Hatha yoga class by Joseph Aranha will       Streisand, Minnelli, Midler, Fitzgerald, Vaughan,
material. Please call Mail-a-Book to register for this   focus on postures to enhance flexibility, improve       and by more modern/international artists - Linda
program.                                                 circulation and concentration, and reduce stress.       Eder, Pat Benatar, Linda Ronstadt, Celia Cruz,
                                                         Wear comfortable clothing; bring a mat.                 Gloria Estefan, La India, and Olga Tañon.
Wednesday, May 4 @ 2:00PM
Laughter at the Library                                  REGO PARK                                               SEASIDE
Special Services presents Mark Brier, comedian,          91-41 63 Drive                                          116-15 Rockaway Beach Boulevard
who brings his unique humor along with jokes,            Tuesday, May 24 @ 2:00PM                                Rockaway Park
anecdotes and impressions for a fun-filled morning!      Great Loves of Stage and Screen: A Concert              Monday, May 16 @ 6:30PM
                                                         Featuring Phyllis Lynd and Sean Mahony                  Seaside May Book Club
Thursdays @ 6:30PM – 5/5, 5/12, 5/19                     A musical tribute to Nelson Eddy & Jeanette             Enjoy a thoughtful discussion of “The Zookeeper’s
Zumba: Latin Dance Fitness Program for Adults            MacDonald, Steve & Eydie, Bogart & Bacall, and          Wife” by Diane Ackerman. Pick up a copy at
(P)                                                      more.                                                   Queens Library at Seaside in order to read the
This Latin Dance Fitness craze uses dance                                                                        book before the meeting.
moves like merengue, salsa, chacha, cumbia, and          RICHMOND HILL
reggaeton for a fitness workout that helps you lose      118-14 Hillside Avenue
body fat, gain muscle, and be more energized!                                                                    SOUTH JAMAICA
                                                         Tuesdays @ 12:00PM – 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31        108-41 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard
                                                         The Quilters Club At Richmond Hill                      Monday, May 16 @ 6:00PM
                                                         Join the Quilters at Queens Library at Richmond         South Jamaica Monthly Family Game Night
                                                         Hill every Tuesday from 12:00-2:00 p.m.                 Fun for all ages. Play your favorite board game or
                                                                                                                 enjoy Wii games. Light refreshments served.
                                                         Thursday, May 5 @ 3:00PM
                                                         Book Club Discussion
                                                         Join us for our book discussion of “Mudbound” by        SOUTH OZONE PARK
                                                         Hillary Jordan.                                         128-16 Rockaway Boulevard
                                                                                                                 Wednesday, May 4 @ 1:00PM
                                                         Friday, May 20 @ 11:00AM                                Knit and Crochet Your Heart Away
                                                         Art Exhibit                                             Calling all adults to learn to knit and/or crochet.
                                                         Please join artist Albert Iskhakbayev for an art
                                                         exhibit at Queens Library at Richmond Hill.



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                                                   Free Events for Adults at Queens Library

  Monday, May 16 @ 6:30PM                                 Saturday, May 14 @ 1:30PM                             Thursday, May 12 @ 2:00PM
  Clay Ornaments: A Workshop for Adults                   How to Find a Job in the United States                Making Peace with the Loss of Family, Pets or
  See Corona.                                             (In Bengali) a Job in the United States (In Bengali) Friends
                                                           How to Find
                                                           েকমন কের আেমিরকায় চাkির খুজঁেবন                      Joanne Lehman, Licensed Certified Social Worker/
  ST. ALBANS                                              In this program in Bengali you will learn how to      Certified Advanced Social Work Case Manager
         191-05 Linden Boulevard                          analyze your strengths, fears and shortcomings;       will help us develop coping skills for healing and
                                                           Picture Book Story Hour with Selina Sharmin (in Bengali) The Strong Women’s Group meets monthly
                                                                                                                growth.
         Monday, May 9 @ 6:30PM                                                         find
                                                          where to get job information; আসরout about jobs in
                                                           েসিলনা শারিমেনর সে� গেলপর
         A Musical Tribute to the Soul Legends:           NYC, NY State and with the Federal government;        and is designed to foster empowerment, sisterhood
         Sam Cooke & Marvin Gaye - Featuring              and get tips on writing a resume, filling out         and education.
ADULTS




                                                                                                                                                                         ADULTS
         Cody Childs                                       Dr. Nuran Nabi going on job His Latest
                                                          applications, and Reads from interviews. Book: "Bullets of ’71 - A Freedom Fighter’s Story" [In Bengali
         See Rochdale Village.                             ড. নুরন নবী’র মুিযুd িবষয়ক নতু ন বi বুেলটস aফ ’71Monday, May 23 @ 6:30PM
                                                                  ু                                               –e ি�ডম ফাiটার’স ে�াির
                                                          Thursday, May 19 @ 6:00PM                             Green Book Club - Flower Confidential
        Thursday, May 19 @ 6:30PM                         Are You Jobfor You and Your Family (In Bengali) Join us for our Green Book discussion group as
                                                           Healthcare Ready? - A Workshop for the
        St. Albans Adult Book Club                        Mature Adultআপনার পিরবােরর জনয্ েহলথ েকয়ার            we look at the inside workings of the international
                                                           আপনার eবং
        If you are interested in joining the St. Albans   See Briarwood.                                        flower industry. This discussion will focus on Amy
        Book Club, stop by and pick up the latest                                                               Stewart’s “Flower Confidential: The Good, The Bad,
        read. May Book Club selection: “He Was             Library Services of Interest to Seniors (In Bengali and English)
                                                          SUNNYSIDE                                             and The Beautiful in the Business of Flowers.”
  My Man First” by Nancey Flowers and Courtney            pাবয়sেদর জনয্ লাiেbরীর আকষর্ণীয় েসবা
                                                          43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, Long Island City
  Parker.                                                 Monday, May 2 @ 6:00PM                                  WHITESTONE
                                                          A-B-C’s of How to Save Energy & Money (in               151-10 14 Road
  STEINWAY                                                Spanish & English)                                      Tuesday, May 17 @ 2:30PM
  21-45 31 Street, Long Island City                       El abecedario de cómo ahorrar energía y dinero          Clay Ornaments: A Workshop for Adults
  Tuesdays @ 10:30AM – 5/3, 5/17, 5/24                    (en español y Inglés)                                   Patricia Brintle uses air-dried clay to show you how
  Computer Class for the Advanced (P)                     In this workshop in Spanish and English,                to create beautiful ornaments for decoration in and
  Customers will learn how to use Microsoft Office        homeowners and renters will learn about the             around your home.
  and how to write a resume. Ask for Harry at the         following topics: energy saving tips through
  Steinway branch to register for the class.              fun activities; building science; signing up for a      WINDSOR PARK
                                                          free energy survey for your home; and financial         79-50 Bell Boulevard, Bayside
  Saturdays @ 3:00PM – 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28              assistance for energy efficiency upgrades.              Monday, May 2 @ 2:00PM
  Pathway to U.S. Citizenship: Becoming a U.S.                                                                    Day Book Club
  Citizen & Building Your Civic Knowledge                 Tuesdays @ 10:30AM – 5/3, 5/10                          Join our wonderful book discussion. The title for
  These four sessions, conducted in English, include      Computer Classes for Adults (P)                         this month is “Remarkable Creatures” by Tracy
  information workshops and basic civics lessons.         Would you like to learn how to use the computer,        Chevalier. Please ask the librarian for your copy.
  5/7: Are you ready to be a U.S. citizen?/Introduction   or how to send an email to friends or family? These
  to American history; 5/14: What documents do            classes are for you: 1 ) Introduction to computers      Tuesdays @ 2:00PM – 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31
  you need to present?/Introduction to American           and how to use the mouse; 2) Basic knowledge            Knitting and Crocheting Club
  government & politics; 5/21: What are common            of Microsoft Word; 3) Navigating the Internet; 4)       Come and share your knitting and crocheting skill
  barriers to naturalization?/American culture &          Creating your own email account.                        with your new friends. Bring your own needles and
  geography; 5/28: Naturalization interview & beyond/                                                             yarn.
  Review of 100 questions.                                Thursdays @ 10:30AM – 5/5, 5/12
                                                          Computer Classes for Spanish Speakers (P)               Thursday, May 5 @ 6:00PM
  Monday, May 9 @ 6:00PM                                  Clases de computación para personas que                 True Love
  Music of the Big Band Singers with Peter J.             hablan español                                          Are you a woman of a certain age who has found
  LaRosa                                                  Do you need to learn how to use the computer, or        joy as a result of a calamity? Come share your
  Enjoy music made great by Frank Sinatra, Tony           how to send an email to a friend? These classes         stories! Margaret Gruen tells her own story - a
  Bennett, Nat King Cole, and Perry Como, among           are for you: 1) Introduction to computers and how       death-defying illness that leads to true love. Come
  others, in this nostalgic return to the Big Band era.   to use the mouse; 2) Basic knowledge of Microsoft       one, come all!
                                                          Word; 3) Navigating the Internet; 4) Creating your
                                                          own email account.                                      Fridays @ 2:00PM – 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 5/27
                                                                                                                  Bananagrams and Scrabble
                                                          Thursdays @ 5:30PM – 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26              It’s game time! Come play Scrabble, Bananagrams
                                                          Pathway to U.S. Citizenship: Becoming a U.S.            and other popular word games.
                                                          Citizen & Building Your Civic Knowledge
                                                          See Steinway.                                           Wednesday, May 11 @ 10:30AM
                                                                                                                  Computer Class: Basic (P)
                                                          Monday, May 9 @ 6:00PM                                  Come learn the basics of using a computer and
                                                          “The 7 Habits of Very Organized People”                 take the first steps into learning about the cyber
                                                          Presented by Jazmin Mooney                              world.
                                                          Have you ever wondered how some people can
                                                          be so very organized, when you’re struggling on a       Thursday, May 12 @ 6:30PM
                                                          daily basis to cope with your clutter and to-do list?   Night Book Club
                                                          Join Jazmin Mooney of The Organized Lady as she         Come join our night book club! The book for this
                                                          shares the “The 7 Habits of Very Organized People”      month is “Saving CeeCee Honeycutt” by Beth
                                                          with you.                                               Hoffman. Please ask the librarian for your copy.

  Monday, May 9 @ 6:00PM
  Foreclosure Prevention Seminar
  See Astoria.




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                                                Free Events for Adults at Queens Library

Thursday, May 19 @ 6:30PM                               WOODSIDE                                                  Thursday, May 26 @ 6:30PM
Naomi Zeitlin & The Great American Songbook             54-22 Skillman Avenue                                     Ballroom Dancing For Beginners
Enjoy the best American songs of the 20th century,      Wednesday, May 4 @ 10:30AM                                Instructor Bill Killick was formerly with the Fred
from Broadway and musical theater and Hollywood         Basic Computer Training Class                             Astaire and Arthur Murray Dance Studios. Learn
musicals from the 1920s to 1960s. Featuring the         Learn the basics of how to use a computer.                step-by-step American and Latin dances. Bring
works of musicians and lyricists like Irving Berlin,                                                              a partner or come alone and tell your friends!
Jerome Kern, George & Ira Gershwin, Harold Arlen,       Wednesdays @ 3:00PM – 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25
and more.                                               Chess and Checkers Club
                                                        Join us for an afternoon of chess and checkers. All
Wednesday, May 25 @ 10:30AM                             ages and skill levels welcome.




                                                                                                                                                                       TEENS
Basic Computer Class: Internet Searching (P)
Learn how to search for information on the Internet     Thursday, May 19 @ 6:00PM
and the Queens Library website. Discover new            From Broadway to Paris with Phyllis Lynd and
ways of finding the information you are looking for.    Sean Mahony
                                                        Soprano Phyllis Lynd and tenor Sean Mahony
WOODHAVEN                                               present a rich medley of songs from famous
85-41 Forest Parkway                                    Broadway musicals and international songs heard
Thursday, May 12 @ 6:30PM                               in European cafes.
A Musical Tribute to the Soul Legends: Sam
Cooke & Marvin Gaye - Featuring Cody Childs
See Rochdale Village.



                       Free Events for Teens at Queens Library
               (P) = Preregistration Required. Call the Library where the event is taking place.
ARVERNE                                                 AUBURNDALE                                                BAYSIDE
312 Beach 54 Street                                     25-55 Francis Lewis Boulevard                             214-20 Northern Boulevard
Thursdays @ 6:00PM – 5/12, 5/26                         Tuesdays-Fridays in May @ 4:00PM – 5/3-5/31               Mondays @ 3:30PM – 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23
Arverne Youth Task Force                                Reading Buddies (P)                                       Saturdays @ 10:00AM – 5/7, 5/14, 5/21
Want to make a difference in your community? Join       A program offered to children in Grades K-2, who          Teen Tutoring
Milan Taylor and members of Community Board             can practice reading skills or share the joy of           Need help with homework? Having a hard time
#14 as we tackle issues facing teens in Arverne         reading with our teen volunteers. Our teens are           with a particular subject in school? Teen tutors are
and create community projects to build a better         also available to provide homework help at the            available to help on Mondays from 3:30-5:00 p.m.
neighborhood.                                           elementary level.                                         and on Saturdays from 10:00-12:00 p.m.

Monday, May 16 @ 4:30PM                                 Fridays @ 3:30PM – 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 5/27                  Mondays @ 6:00PM – 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23
“The 7 Habits of Very Organized People”                 Chess Club                                                Teen Chess Club
Presented by Jazmin Mooney                              Come and join our chess club hosted by Chess              Come in and play a friendly game of chess after a
Have you ever wondered how some people can              Master Paul. Learn new skills and make friends.           long day of school and homework. Our volunteer
be so very organized, when you’re struggling on a                                                                 chess instructor can help teach beginners as well
daily basis to cope with your clutter and to-do list?   BAISLEY PARK                                              as tutor intermediate chess players. All children and
Join Jazmin Mooney of The Organized Lady as she         117-11 Sutphin Boulevard                                  teens are welcome to attend.
shares the “The 7 Habits of Very Organized People”      Mondays @ 4:00PM – 5/2, 5/9
with you.                                               Book-Making Workshop (P)                                  Fridays @ 4:00PM – 5/6, 5/13, 5/20
                                                        Participants will learn the basics of creative writing,   Book Buddies
ASTORIA                                                 story illustration and book making. This program is       Children in Grades K-3 will share books and stories
14-01 Astoria Boulevard                                 limited to 15 participants. Space is limited.             with a teen book buddy. Teen volunteers 12 and
Wednesdays @ 4:00PM – 5/4, 5/18                                                                                   older will read books to children in our meeting
Vinny Voltage Science Show                              BAY TERRACE                                               room.
Vinny Voltage makes science fun with hands-on           18-36 Bell Boulevard
experiments and exciting science magic.                 Thursday, May 5 @ 5:00PM                                  Tuesday, May 10 @ 4:00PM
                                                        College Admissions Workshop (P)                           Teach Children to Save
Wednesday, May 11 @ 3:30PM                              Get expert insight into standardized tests and            Ridgewood Savings Bank presents a program for
Animals Alive at the Library                            the college admissions process. This unique               children and teens on learning how to save money.
Join us at the library with this hands-on               workshop is packed with invaluable information
program featuring animals from the Alley Pond           on how to maximize your admissions potential. To          Saturday, May 21 @ 3:00PM
Environmental Center.                                   register go to PrincetonReview.com/Events or call         Symphony 101: Shake, Rattle & Roll! - A
                                                        800-2Review (800-273-8439).                               Performance/Workshop for the Entire Family
                                                                                                                  Queens Symphony Orchestra and its music
                                                        Friday, May 27 @ 3:30PM                                   director Constantine Kitsopoulos teach children
                                                        Relax, Listen & Chat                                      and adults about the different instruments in the
                                                        Relax, listen & chat about short stories presented to     traditional symphonic orchestra through live musical
                                                        you. A librarian does the reading while teens listen,     demonstrations and a multi-media presentation.
                                                        chat and snack!                                           Come meet the instruments in the percussion
                                                                                                                  family!



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                                                     Free Events for Teens at Queens Library

   BRIARWOOD                                                 CORONA                                                  Fridays @ 3:00PM – 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 5/27
   85-12 Main Street                                         38-23 104 Street                                        Teen Happy Hour
   Fridays @ 3:00PM – 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 5/27                  Tuesday, May 10 @ 4:00PM                                End your week playing video games, board games,
   Teen Book Buddies                                         Vinny Voltage Science Show                              listening to music, and just hanging out with your
          Teens are invited to read to younger children      See Astoria.                                            friends. Teens only.
          for half an hour on Fridays.
                                                             Wednesday, May 11 @ 4:00PM                              Monday, May 9 @ 6:30PM
           Fridays @ 4:00PM – 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 5/27          Balloon Sculpting Workshop (P)                          QL International Resource Center Presents:
           Teen Arts and Crafts                              Learn how to twist and turn balloons into different     Customs and Traditions of Guatemala
T EE N S




           Teens are invited to the library to participate   animals and shapes. Presenter will demonstrate          See Adults.
           in a new craft each Friday.                       and guide participants, step by step, how to do
                                                             balloon sculpting. This program is for ages 11-14.      Tuesday, May 10 @ 4:00PM
           Thursday, May 19 @ 4:30PM                         Space is limited.                                       Teen Jeopardy Challenge
           Children and Teen Beading Workshop                                                                        Team up with your friends and see if you can be the
           Children and teens are invited to explore                                                                 Jeopardy champion of the month. Now with even
           various beading techniques and make                                                                       harder questions! For teens only in the Teen Room.
           jewelry that they can take home.
                                                                                                                     Thursday, May 12 @ 4:00PM
   BROADWAY                                                                                                          Manga Club
   40-20 Broadway                                                                                                    Teens discuss all things manga and watch their
   Tuesday, May 24 @ 4:00PM                                                                                          favorite anime.
   Vinny Voltage Science Show
   See Astoria.                                                                                                      Saturday, May 14 @ 2:00PM
                                                                                                                     Shakespeare in Music: Scenes from Famous
                                                                                                                     Operas by Great Composers
   CAMBRIA HEIGHTS                                                                                                   See Adults.
   218-13 Linden Boulevard
   Saturday, May 7 @ 3:00PM
                                                                                                                     Wednesday, May 18 @ 4:30PM
   Oldies Rock & Roll, Doo-Wop & Pop Concert
                                                                                                                     “Modern Mythology” - Mythic Elements in
   with the Vic Vincent Group
                                                                                                                     Japanese Media
   Take a walk down a musical memory lane with               Tuesday, May 17 @ 3:30PM                                See Adults.
   tunes from the 50s and 60s and experience the             Animals Alive at the Library
   rock & roll sounds of Bill Haley and the Comets, the      See Astoria.                                            Thursday, May 19 @ 6:30PM
   doo-wop sounds of Little Anthony and the Imperials,
                                                                                                                     Queens Poet Laureate @ QL
   and pop tunes made famous by Frank Sinatra, Ray
   Charles and more.                                         DOUGLASTON/LITTLE NECK                                  Join us and celebrate Asian-Pacific American
                                                             249-01 Northern Boulevard                               Heritage Month with a reading featuring Queens
                                                             Monday, May 2 @ 3:15PM, Tuesday, May 3 @                Poet Laureate Paolo Javier, poet/art critic Christine
   Monday, May 9 @ 4:00PM
                                                             3:15PM                                                  Hou and novelist Eugene Lim. A short open mic
   Zumba Workshop for Teens (P)
                                                             Celebrate Father’s Day with Cards for Soldiers          will precede the reading, with sign-up at 6:00pm.
   Join Audrey Bright for an exhilarating Zumba
                                                             Children and teens are invited to create a Father’s     Books will be available for sale and signing.
   workout designed especially for teens. Space is
   limited.                                                  Day card for soldiers serving overseas. Make
                                                             Father’s Day special for a soldier by creating a        Saturday, May 21 @ 2:00PM
                                                             one-of-a-kind card to show your appreciation for all    Sweet Cyanide in Concert
   CENTRAL LIBRARY                                           they do.                                                Sweet Cyanide, New York City’s premiere rock
   89-11 Merrick Boulevard                                                                                           band, has been on a national tour that has not
   Sunday, May 1 @ 3:00PM                                    Friday, May 6 @ 3:15PM                                  relented since the release of their critically-
   Sunday Concerts @ Central: Mariachi Tapatio               A Mother’s Day Celebration! (P)                         acclaimed self-titled debut in August 2009. In
   De Alvaro Paulino                                         Celebrate Mom by fashioning a beautiful handmade        Auditorium, Lower Level.
   See Adults.                                               card and gift. This program is for children in Grades
                                                             1-5. Space is limited.                                  Monday, May 23 @ 6:00PM
   Wednesdays @ 4:00PM – 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25                                                                       Introduction to Contemporary Chinese Art
   Teen Games                                                Fridays @ 4:30PM – 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 5/27                See Adults.
   Spend the afternoon playing games at the library!         Chess Club (P)
   We offer PlayStation 2, Wii, and various board            Chess Club is open to children and teens of all         Monday, May 23 @ 6:30PM
   games. For Grades 7-12.                                   levels, ages 8-18. Join us on Friday afternoons         QL International Resource Center Presents:
                                                             from 4:30-5:45 p.m. Space is limited.                   Folkloric Dance of Paraguay
   Fridays @ 4:00PM – 5/6, 5/13, 5/20                                                                                See Adults.
   Teen Drama Club
   Join us for a 10-week drama club that will teach you      EAST ELMHURST
                                                             95-06 Astoria Boulevard                                 Wednesday, May 25 @ 5:00PM
   the art of drama and performance.                                                                                 CATS
                                                             Fridays @ 4:00PM – 5/6, 5/13
                                                             Book-Making Workshop (P)                                CATS stands for Council of Advisory TeenS.
   Saturday, May 14 @ 3:00PM                                                                                         Members help the YA librarians with all things YA
   Masters of Tango and Argentine Folklore                   See Baisley Park.
                                                                                                                     related. Meetings count as community service
   Presented by the Horacio Laguna Ensemble                                                                          hours.
   See Adults.                                               FLUSHING
                                                             41-17 Main Street                                       Saturday, May 28 @ 2:00PM
   Sunday, May 15 @ 2:00PM                                   Monday, May 2 @ 6:00PM                                  Chamber Music with the Sherry Chow Group
   Open Mic For Poets on Sunday at Central                   Rhythm Road Across the Americas: Jazz &                 See Adults.
   See Adults.                                               Latin-American Music with Alexander A. Wu
                                                             See Adults.



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                                            Free Events for Teens at Queens Library

FOREST HILLS                                           Saturday, May 21 @ 2:30PM                                Wednesday, May 4 @ 4:00PM
108-19 71 Avenue                                       The Blues – Jumpin’, Jivin’, and Croonin’ the            Career Discovery
Saturday, May 7 @ 2:30PM                               Blues with Eddie Lee Isaacs and Friends                  Various careers will be discussed. Career
The Legends: A Musical Tribute to the Singing          Whether fast, swingin’ and jumpin’ or rockin’, rollin’   books will be displayed. For teens.
Stars of the 1920s - 1970s with Linda Ipanema          or jivin’, blues singer, swinger, crooner Eddie Lee
Celebrate the legends - Al Jolson, Louie Armstrong,    Isaacs delivers. His uptempo blues and ballads in        Thursday, May 5 @ 4:00PM




                                                                                                                                                                     T EE N S
Lena Horne, Barbra Streisand and others, and hear      the style of Count Basie, B.B. King, Louis Prima         Job Application
great music from five decades such as “Stormy          and more will keep your feet tappin’ and your hands      Teens will learn how to complete an online
Weather,” “Hello Dolly,” “Making Whoopee” and          clappin’.                                                job application and a hard copy application.
more.
                                                       LAURELTON                                                Fridays @ 3:00PM – 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 5/27
HILLCREST                                              134-26 225 Street                                        Game Day
187-05 Union Turnpike                                  Mondays-Fridays in May @ 3:00PM                          Teens and children enjoy board games,
Tuesdays @ 3:30PM – 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24              Laptops for Students                                     card games and Wii games every Friday
Book Buddies                                           Laptops are available for teens and children             afternoon.
Readers ages 12 and up and listeners,                  for research and to complete their homework
preschoolers and their caregivers get together to      assignments. Laptops are available Monday -              Monday, May 9 @ 4:00PM
share books and have fun! Kids and teens earn          Friday, 3:00-5:00 p.m. on a first-come, first-served     Tell a Story About Mother (P)
community service credits for participation in this    basis.                                                   Teens will tell a story about their mothers, or an
program.                                                                                                        important woman in their lives.
                                                       Mondays-Thursdays in May @ 3:00PM
Thursday, May 5 @ 6:30PM                               Book Buddies                                             Thursday, May 12 @ 4:00PM
Oldies Rock & Roll, Doo-Wop & Pop Concert              Teens read to younger children. Teens’ fees will be      Job Interview
with the Vic Vincent Group                             waived or reduced by reading to younger children         Practice job interviewing techniques. Teens will
Take a walk down a musical memory lane with            in the library.                                          learn through interview role playing.
tunes from the 50s and 60s and experience the
rock & roll sounds of Bill Haley and the Comets, the   Monday, May 2 @ 4:00PM                                   Wednesday, May 18 @ 4:00PM, Thursday, May 19
doo-wop sounds of Little Anthony and the Imperials,    May I Read to You                                        @ 4:00PM
and pop tunes made famous by Frank Sinatra, Ray        Teens will read to younger children.                     Book-Making Workshop (P)
Charles and more.                                                                                               See Baisley Park.
                                                       Tuesdays @ 4:00PM – 5/3, 5/10, 5/17
Fridays @ 4:00PM – 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 5/27               Lesson of the Day                                        Tuesday, May 24 @ 4:00PM
Game Players Club                                      Lesson of the Day is a collaborative lesson in math,     Building Vocabulary (P)
Board games! Card games! From Chutes &                 science and social studies.                              Want to learn new words? Teens will practice word
Ladders to chess. Join us every Friday afternoon at                                                             usage and learn how to use newly learned words in
4:00 p.m. for game playing fun for ages 6-14.          Tuesdays @ 4:30PM – 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24                constructive sentences.
                                                       Nutrition Workshop with Live Sip (P)
Thursday, May 12 @ 4:30PM                              Live Sip teaches students how to make foods              LEFFERTS
Jewelry Workshop for Kids                              appropriate for the time of day and their skill level.   103-34 Lefferts Boulevard
Design and create your own jewelry! A free             Students will also learn how to manage weight,           Mondays @ 6:00PM – 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23
program for kids ages 6-14 years old.                  maintain energy, understand hunger, be aware of          Chess Club
                                                       dehydration, and develop lifelong healthy eating         Learn to play chess, develop your skills, and make
Tuesday, May 17 @ 4:30PM                               techniques as a part of the overall series. Space is     new friends.
Teen Tuesdays                                          limited. For ages 11 to 14.
Play games, do crafts and projects, listen to music,                                                            Saturday, May 21 @ 1:00PM
and more - a fun program for teens ages 13 and up.                                                              Symphony 101: Shake, Rattle & Roll! - A
There’s something different each week!                                                                          Performance/Workshop for the Entire Family
                                                                                                                Queens Symphony Orchestra and its music
LANGSTON HUGHES                                                                                                 director Constantine Kitsopoulos teach children
100-01 Northern Boulevard                                                                                       and adults about the different instruments in the
Mondays @ 4:00PM – 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23                                                                         traditional symphonic orchestra through live musical
Painting for Teens                                                                                              demonstrations and a multi-media presentation.
Learn the basics of watercolor painting, including                                                              Come meet the instruments in the percussion
how to apply colors and expressive brush strokes.                                                               family!
Taught by professional artist, Beth Bailis.
                                                                                                                LEFRAK CITY
Mondays @ 6:00PM – 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23                                                                         98-30 57 Avenue
Queens CHAMP Program                                                                                            Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays in May @
College and career preparation for teens.                                                                       3:30PM – 5/2-5/26
                                                       Wednesdays @ 10:30AM – 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25             Gaming Fun with Mr. James
Saturday, May 14 @ 10:00AM                             Chinese Language for Beginners                           Enjoy playing your favorite board games such as
Battle of the Bard                                     The Chinese language is more and more popular in         Monopoly, Uno, Sorry, chess and checkers with
Throw down with your best Shakespeare skills and       the world today. Eric Wang, a native of China and        your peers.
win stature, prizes, and prestige.                     a PhD candidate of St. John’s University, teaches
                                                       students how to speak Chinese and how to read            Wednesday, May 4 @ 4:00PM
                                                       Chinese characters. Note: There is a waiting list for    Mother’s Day Craft for Tweens and Teens (P)
                                                       this program.                                            Mother’s Day will soon be here. Say “Happy
                                                                                                                Mother’s Day” in a unique way. Create something
                                                                                                                special for your mom. Show her that you love and
                                                                                                                appreciate her.


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                                                      Free Events for Teens at Queens Library

   Thursdays @ 4:00PM – 5/5, 5/19                          POMONOK                                                 Friday, May 20 @ 11:00AM
   Teen Wrap Around                                        158-21 Jewel Avenue                                    Art Exhibit
   Tweens and teens will meet and discuss everyday         Monday, May 2 @ 5:00PM                                 Please join artist Albert Iskhakbayev for an art
   situations, struggles and experiences.                  SAT Free Strategy Session with Princeton               exhibit at Queens Library at Richmond Hill.
                                                           Review (P)
           Mondays @ 6:00PM – 5/16, 5/23                   Don’t miss this free strategy session packed with      RIDGEWOOD
           Zumba Exercise Class                            need-to-know information about the exam. Get           20-12 Madison Street
           Want to spice up your life? Come join us for    familiar with the content of the exam; walk through    Thursday, May 5 @ 4:00PM
           an energizing Zumba dance class. All are        some sample questions with our instructors; learn      What You Should Know About Vision Loss
           welcome.                                        score-raising strategies you can use on test day. To   Learn about the signs and symptoms of vision loss.
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                                                           register call 800-2Review (800-273-8439) or log on     See a demonstration of new technology for people
           LONG ISLAND CITY                                to PrincetonReview.com. Space is limited.              with low vision.
           37-44 21 Street
           Tuesdays @ 4:00PM – 5/3, 5/17, 5/31             Monday, May 2 @ 6:30PM                                 ROCHDALE VILLAGE
           Chess Club                                      The Journey                                            169-09 137 Avenue
           Come play at our exciting Chess Club! Don’t     “The Journey” is an original stage play written and    Mondays @ 4:00PM – 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23
           know how to play? We’ll teach you!              directed by Shuga Henry, debuting in Jamaica,          Wednesdays @ 4:00PM – 5/4, 5/11, 5/16, 5/23
                                                           Queens. The play combines gospel, R&B, hip-hop         Teen Computer Lounge (P)
   Tuesdays @ 4:00PM – 5/10, 5/24                          and soul to tell a story about family, choices and     Teens can check their email, Facebook account, or
   Mini-Table Tennis Club                                  survival for life’s incredible journey.                just play games.
   Come play table tennis at the library! It’s fun and
   you’ll get a good workout too!                          Thursday, May 5 @ 6:00PM                               Tuesdays @ 4:00PM – 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24
                                                           The Blues – Jumpin’, Jivin’, and Croonin’ the          Teen Game Day
   Friday, May 13 @ 4:00PM                                 Blues with Eddie Lee Isaacs and Friends                Teens! Come enjoy your favorite games from
   Teen Career Workshop - What’s the Job for               See Langston Hughes.                                   Scrabble to checkers.
   You?
   Take the Career Exploration Inventory, a self-          Wednesday, May 18 @ 2:00PM
                                                           Book Discussion Club
                                                                                                                  SOUTH JAMAICA
   scored, easy-to-use survey guide to choosing a                                                                 108-41 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard
   career based on your interests and experiences.         We will be discussing “A Gate at the Stairs” by
                                                                                                                  Monday, May 16 @ 6:00PM
                                                           Lorrie Moore.
                                                                                                                  South Jamaica Monthly Family Game Night
   MCGOLDRICK                                                                                                     Fun for all ages. Play your favorite board game or
   155-06 Roosevelt Av. (off Northern Blvd)                QUEENS VILLAGE                                         enjoy Wii games. Light refreshments will be served.
   Friday, May 13 @ 3:00PM                                 94-11 217 Street
   Author Talk                                             Monday, May 2 @ 4:30PM                                 Monday, May 23 @ 4:00PM, Tuesday, May 24 @
   Author Jason D. Antos will discuss his book,            May Craft for Teens                                    4:00PM
   “Flushing” and will talk about the history and          Teens! Create a sweet Mother’s Day craft at            Book-Making Workshop (P)
   changes of Flushing. He is the author of three other    Queens Library at Queens Village. Ask Miss Euni        See Baisley Park.
   local history books: “Whitestone,” “Shea Stadium,”      for more information.
   and “Queens.”                                                                                                  SOUTH OZONE PARK
                                                           Wednesdays @ 3:30PM – 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25
                                                                                                                  128-16 Rockaway Boulevard
   NORTH FOREST PARK                                       Knights of Queens
                                                                                                                  Wednesday, May 4 @ 1:00PM
   98-27 Metropolitan Avenue                               Ages 6-16 will learn chess basics or sharpen their
                                                                                                                  Knit and Crochet Your Heart Away
   Thursday, May 5 @ 6:00PM                                skills and strategies. Equipment will be provided.
                                                                                                                  Calling all adults to learn to knit and/or crochet.
   Masters of Tango and Argentine Folklore
   Presented by the Horacio Laguna Ensemble                QUEENSBORO HILL                                        STEINWAY
   See Adults.                                             60-05 Main Street
                                                                                                                  21-45 31 Street
                                                           Thursdays @ 6:00PM – 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26
                                                                                                                  Tuesdays @ 10:30AM – 5/3, 5/17, 5/24
                                                           Hatha Yoga
                                                                                                                  Computer Class for the Advanced (P)
                                                           Beginners’ Hatha yoga class by Joseph Aranha will
                                                                                                                  Customers will learn how to use Microsoft Office
                                                           focus on postures to enhance flexibility, improve
                                                                                                                  and how to write a resume. Ask for Harry at the
                                                           circulation and concentration, and reduce stress.
                                                                                                                  Steinway branch to register for the class.
                                                           Wear comfortable clothing; bring a mat.
                                                                                                                  Wednesdays @ 3:30PM – 5/4, 5/18
                                                           REGO PARK                                              Teen Manners & Etiquette in Public Places
                                                           91-41 63 Drive                                         Part 1 of Teen Manners & Etiquette Workshop. This
                                                           Tuesday, May 24 @ 3:30PM                               program focuses on learning appropriate personal
                                                           Balloon Sculpting Workshop (P)                         and interpersonal behavior in public places such as
                                                           Learn how to twist and turn balloons into different    libraries, shopping centers, public buildings, public
   PENINSULA                                               animals and shapes. Presenter will demonstrate         parks and more. Teens and Tweens will learn many
   92-25 Rockaway Beach Boulevard                          and guide participants, step by step, how to do        useful skills for success in public places. This is
   Wednesdays @ 4:30PM – 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25             balloon sculpting. This program is for ages 11-14.     a 4-part workshop. It is recommended that teens
   It’s Time for Wii!                                      Space is limited.                                      attend all 4 parts.
   Play the Wii and have fun.
                                                           RICHMOND HILL                                          Monday, May 9 @ 3:30PM
   Saturday, May 14 @ 2:00PM                               118-14 Hillside Avenue                                 Animals Alive at the Library
   Culinary Kids CSA Workshop                              Thursday, May 5 @ 3:00PM                               See Astoria.
   An introduction program to fresh organic fruits,        Book Club Discussion
   vegetables and herbs.                                   Join us for our book discussion of “Mudbound” by
                                                           Hillary Jordan.


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                                              Free Events for Children at Queens Library

Thursday, May 12 @ 6:30PM                               SUNNYSIDE                                                 WINDSOR PARK
Energy-Efficiency & NYSERDA Incentives                  43-06 Greenpoint Avenue                                   79-50 Bell Boulevard
Come and find out about energy saving                   Friday, May 6 @ 4:00PM, Tuesday, May 17 @                 Wednesdays @ 4:00PM – 5/4, 5/11, 5/18
initiatives for homeowners and small business           4:00PM, Tuesday, May 31 @ 4:00PM                          Book Buddies
owners. Explore energy audits and trade in your         Vinny Voltage Science Show                                Please join us for our story sharing program. Our
incandescent bulbs with a representative of the         See Astoria.                                              teen volunteers are available to read stories and
New York State Energy Research and Development                                                                    play games with children ages 3-7. Currently
Authority (NYSERDA).                                    Tuesdays @ 3:30PM – 5/10, 5/24                            space is limited but may expand at a later
                                                                                                                  date. Registration is required at the children’s




                                                                                                                                                                     CHILDREN
                                                        Animals Alive at the Library
Friday, May 13 @ 4:00PM                                 See Astoria.                                              reference desk. Teens who are interested in
Pass the Chicken!                                                                                                 volunteering for Book Buddies may sign up at
In this game, nobody wants to hold the rubber           WHITESTONE                                                the children’s reference desk.
chicken! The last person standing will win a video      151-10 14 Road
game! First come, first served. Ask Harry at the        Thursday, May 19 @ 3:30PM                                 WOODSIDE
Steinway branch for more information.                   Specialized High School Admissions Test with              54-22 Skillman Avenue
                                                        Princeton Review (P)                                      Wednesdays @ 3:00PM – 5/4, 5/11, 5/18,
Mondays @ 4:00PM – 5/16, 5/23                           Take a free practice full-length SHSAT test under         5/25
Vinny Voltage Science Show                              timed testing conditions and receive a detailed           Chess and Checkers Club
See Astoria.                                            score report highlighting your strengths and areas        Join us for an afternoon of chess and
                                                        for possible score improvement. These scores are          checkers. All ages and skill levels welcome.
                                                        for students and parents’ informational purposes
                                                        only and are NOT reported to any schools. To
                                                        register call 800-2Review (800-273-8439) or log
                                                        onto PrincetonReview.com. Space is limited.




                   Free Events for Children at Queens Library
               (P) = Preregistration Required. Call the Library where the event is taking place.
                                                                                                                  Mondays @ 3:30PM – 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23
ARVERNE                                                 BAISLEY PARK                                              Saturdays @ 10:00AM – 5/7, 5/14, 5/21
312 Beach 54 Street                                     117-11 Sutphin Boulevard, Jamaica                         Teen Tutoring
Mondays-Fridays in May @ 3:00PM – 5/2-5/27              Mondays @ 4:00PM – 5/2, 5/9                               Need help with homework? Having a hard time
Best Out Of School Time (BOOST)                         Book-Making Workshop (P)                                  with a particular subject in school? Teen tutors are
Join BOOST, Youth Counselor, and library staff for      Participants will learn the basics of creative writing,   available to help on Mondays from 3:30-5:00 p.m.
homework help and a special activity every day          story illustration and book making. This program is       and on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
after school.                                           limited to 15 participants. Space is limited.
                                                                                                                  Mondays @ 6:00PM – 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23
                                                        BAY TERRACE                                               Teen Chess Club
AUBURNDALE                                                                                                        Come in and play a friendly game of chess after a
25-55 Francis Lewis Boulevard, Flushing                 18-36 Bell Boulevard, Bayside
                                                        Wednesdays @ 3:30PM – 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25               long day of school and homework. Our volunteer
Mondays @ 4:00PM – 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23                                                                           chess instructor can help teach beginners as well
Story Time                                              Fun Reading Club
                                                        Join our reading club and learn to enjoy reading.         as tutor intermediate chess players. All children and
Reading picture books together for ages 3 - 5 years                                                               teens are welcome to attend.
old.                                                    Read whatever you like and share with others.
                                                        Read down your fees with us together and more.
                                                        Light refreshments will be served.                        Fridays @ 4:00PM – 5/6, 5/13, 5/20
Tuesdays-Fridays in May @ 4:00PM – 5/3-5/31                                                                       Book Buddies
Reading Buddies (P)                                                                                               Children in Grades K-3 will share books and stories
A program offered to children in Grades K-2, who        Thursday, May 5 @ 5:00PM
                                                        College Admissions Workshop (P)                           with a teen book buddy. Teen volunteers 12 and
can practice reading skills or share the joy of                                                                   older will read books to children in our meeting room.
reading with our teen volunteers. Our teens are         Get expert insight into standardized tests and
also available to provide homework help at the          the college admissions process. This unique
                                                        workshop is packed with invaluable information            Tuesday, May 10 @ 4:00PM
elementary level.                                                                                                 Teach Children to Save
                                                        on how to maximize your admissions potential. To
                                                        register go to PrincetonReview.com/Events or call         Ridgewood Savings Bank presents a program for
Thursdays @ 4:00PM – 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26                                                                        children and teens on learning how to save money.
Arts & Crafts                                           800-2Review (800-273-8439).
After school program for K - 6th grade. Arts & crafts                                                             Saturday, May 21 @ 3:00PM
in general topics.                                      BAYSIDE
                                                        214-20 Northern Boulevard                                 Symphony 101: Shake, Rattle & Roll! - A
                                                        Mondays @ 10:15AM & @ 11:15AM – 5/2, 5/9                  Performance/Workshop for the Entire Family
Thursday, May 19 @ 4:00PM                                                                                         Queens Symphony Orchestra and its music
So Cool! Origami with Karen Wellington                  Baby & Me (P)
                                                        This interactive program features nursery rhymes,         director Constantine Kitsopoulos teach children
Come make a hat, ball, spinning top & other                                                                       and adults about the different instruments in the
exciting creations to impress your friends! All         fingerplays, songs, and playtime for babies 9-18
                                                        months accompanied by a caregiver.                        traditional symphonic orchestra through live musical
materials will be provided. For children ages 7-12.                                                               demonstrations and a multi-media presentation.
Space is limited.                                                                                                 Come meet the instruments in the percussion
                                                                                                                  family!


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                                                 Free Events for Children at Queens Library

   BELLEROSE                                              CAMBRIA HEIGHTS                                       DOUGLASTON/LITTLE NECK
   250-06 Hillside Avenue                                 218-13 Linden Boulevard                               249-01 Northern Boulevard
   Wednesdays @ 3:30PM – 5/11, 5/18, 5/25                 Thursday, May 26 @ 3:30PM                             Monday, May 2 @ 3:15PM, Tuesday, May 3 @
   Kindergarten Story Time (P)                            Kickball Craft                                        3:15PM
         Kindergartners listen to stories, learn          Express yourself by personalizing your own            Celebrate Father’s Day with Cards for Soldiers
         fingerplay rhymes and sing songs. Please         kickball.                                             Children and teens are invited to create a Father’s
CHILDREN



         sign up in the Children’s Room.                                                                        Day card for soldiers serving overseas. Make
                                                          CENTRAL LIBRARY                                       Father’s Day special for a soldier by creating a
           Thursday, May 19 @ 4:00PM                      89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica                      one-of-a-kind card to show your appreciation for all
           Talent Show! (P)                               Sunday, May 1 @ 3:00PM                                they do.
           For children in Grades 4, 5, and 6. The show   Sunday Concerts @ Central: Mariachi Tapatio
           will be on Thursday, May 19 at 4:00 p.m.       De Alvaro Paulino                                     Thursdays @ 6:30PM – 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26
           Please sign up in the Children’s Room.         See Adults.                                           Springtime Twilight Tales (P)
                                                                                                                Come and snuggle up with your child (or children)
           BRIARWOOD                                      Wednesdays @ 10:30AM – 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25          and listen to some classic children’s stories and
          85-12 Main Street                               Timeless Tales (P)                                    songs. Each week, Mrs. Tina and a different parent
          Mondays @ 1:30PM – 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23         Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers meet for       volunteer will read. Bedtime attire is optional.
          “Yoga and Me” for Preschoolers (P)              weekly story times with a children’s librarian.       Space is limited. For children ages 1-5 and their
   Presented by Sarae Garcia, “Yoga and Me” for           Participants enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays,       parents/caregivers.
   Preschoolers is an introduction to yoga that taps      learning activities, and lots of fun!
   into a child’s creativity through movement and                                                               Friday, May 6 @ 10:45AM
   games. For children ages 2–5.                          Thursday, May 5 @ 4:00PM                              Mother’s Day Story and Craft (P)
                                                          Mother’s Day Story and Craft                          Listen to stories, sing songs and make a special
   Wednesdays @ 10:30AM – 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25           Join us for fun stories about mothers and make a      gift for mother or grandmother. This program is
   Toddler Craft                                          Mother’s Day craft to take home. For ages 6-11.       for children between the ages of 2-5 and a parent/
   Children ages 2-3 are invited to participate in an                                                           caregiver. The program lasts 45 minutes.
   exciting craft every Wednesday.                        Saturdays @ 11:00AM – 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28
                                                          Saturday Science Lab                                  Friday, May 6 @ 3:15PM
   Wednesdays @ 11:00AM – 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25           Explore the world and how it works with the           A Mother’s Day Celebration! (P)
   Toddler Storytime                                      Discovery Team.                                       Celebrate Mom by fashioning a beautiful handmade
   Children ages 2-3 are invited to participate in                                                              card and gift. This program is for children in Grades
   a dynamic storytime which will include nursery         Saturday, May 14 @ 3:00PM                             1-5. Space is limited.
   rhymes, puppets, movement, and music.                  Masters of Tango and Argentine Folklore
                                                          Presented by the Horacio Laguna Ensemble              Fridays @ 4:30PM – 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 5/27
   Thursday, May 19 @ 4:30PM                              See Adults.                                           Chess Club (P)
   Children and Teen Beading Workshop                                                                           Chess Club is open to children and teens of all
   Children and teens are invited to explore various      Friday, May 20 @ 10:30AM                              levels, ages 8-18. Join us on Friday afternoons
   beading techniques and make jewelry that they can      Picture Book Story Hour with Selina Sharmin (in       from 4:30-5:45 p.m. Space is limited.
   take home.                                             Bengali)
                                                          Please join our very own Queens Librarian             EAST ELMHURST
   BROADWAY                                               Selina Sharmin for an exciting, fun-filled hour       95-06 Astoria Boulevard
   40-20 Broadway, Long Island City                       of storytelling in Bengali for kids! Ages 3-5 with    Fridays @ 4:00PM – 5/6, 5/13
   Tuesday, May 3 @ 4:00PM                                parents and caregivers.                               Book-Making Workshop (P)
   Penguin Explorers                                                                                            See Baisley Park.
   Join zoologists from the Central Park Zoo as they
   explore the life of penguins. This fun, hands-on       CORONA                                                Thursday, May 12 @ 4:00PM
   program will look at the life of penguins, how they    38-23 104 Street                                      So Cool! Origami with Karen Wellington
   live in the cold and what they have done to adapt to   Wednesday, May 11 @ 4:00PM                            See Auburndale.
   life in those harsh climates.                          Balloon Sculpting Workshop (P)
                                                          Learn how to twist and turn balloons into different   EAST FLUSHING
   Friday, May 6 @ 3:30PM                                 animals and shapes. Presenter will demonstrate        196-36 Northern Boulevard
   Pond Animals Clay Workshop: Turtles & Frogs            and guide participants, step by step, how to do       Wednesday, May 4 @ 4:00PM
   Explore the creatures that live in a pond and what     balloon sculpting. This program is for ages 11-14.    East Flushing Cinco De Mayo Musical Activity
   they need to stay healthy. Then create your own        Space is limited.                                     (P)
   pond animal sculpture from air-drying clay to                                                                Preregistration is required with the children’s
   decorate and take home! For children ages 7 & up.      Tuesday, May 24 @ 4:00PM                              librarian at the children’s reference desk. For
   Space is limited.                                      Penguin Explorers                                     ages 3 and up. The children will be making paper
                                                          See Broadway.                                         moraccas.
   Tuesday, May 17 @ 3:30PM
   Plants We Eat!                                                                                               Wednesday, May 11 @ 4:00PM
   This fun program presented by Queens Botanical                                                               East Flushing Mother’s Day Paper Doll Card
   Garden will introduce young people to the plants                                                             Activity (P)
   we eat, where they come from, how they grow, and                                                             Preregistration is required with the children’s
   how they nourish us.                                                                                         librarian at the children’s reference desk. For ages
                                                                                                                3 and up. The children will be making Mother’s Day
                                                                                                                Cards in the shape of a doll.




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                                              Free Events for Children at Queens Library

Wednesday, May 18 @ 4:00PM                             FRESH MEADOWS                                              KEW GARDENS HILLS
East Flushing Pop-Up Book Activity (P)                 193-20 Horace Harding Expressway                           72-33 Vleigh Place, Flushing
Preregistration is required with the children’s        Wednesday, May 4 @ 3:30PM                                  Thursday, May 26 @ 4:30PM
librarian at the children’s reference desk. For ages   Mother’s Day Craft                                         Read “The Butt Book” with Author Artie Bennett
3 and up. The children will be making their own        Join our Mother’s Day Craft program at Fresh               Enjoy a reading of “The Butt Book” by local
pop-up books in the shape of a library.                Meadows. For children in Grades K-6.                       author Artie Bennett along with a related




                                                                                                                                                                     CHILDREN
                                                                                                                  art activity! Participants will complete the
Wednesday, May 25 @ 4:00PM                             Wednesday, May 18 @ 3:30PM                                 missing hindquarters of a dozen creatures
East Flushing Folded Puppet Craft (P)                  Seasonal Craft                                             and receive a free activity book to take
Preregistration is required with the children’s        Join our seasonal craft program at Fresh Meadows.          home. For children ages 4 & up.
librarian at the children’s reference desk. For ages   For children in Grades K-6.
3 and up. The children will be making folded paper                                                                LANGSTON HUGHES
puppets.                                                                                                          100-01 Northern Boulevard, Corona
                                                       GLEN OAKS
                                                       256-04 Union Turnpike                                      Thursday, May 5 @ 4:00PM
FLUSHING                                               Tuesdays @ 11:00AM – 5/3, 5/10, 5/24, 5/31                 Scented Mother’s Day Craft for Kids (P)
41-17 Main Street                                      Circle of Friends                                          For ages 6-12. Come make a lovely
Monday, May 2 @ 6:00PM                                 Picture book program for children ages 3 to 5.             Mother’s Day gift for your mom!
Rhythm Road Across the Americas: Jazz &                Activities will include stories, songs, arts and crafts.
Latin-American Music with Alexander A. Wu                                                                         Saturday, May 21 @ 2:30PM
See Adults.                                                                                                       The Blues – Jumpin’, Jivin’, and Croonin’ the
                                                       HILLCREST
                                                       187-05 Union Turnpike, Flushing                            Blues with Eddie Lee Isaacs and Friends
Fridays @ 4:00PM – 5/6, 5/13                                                                                      See Adults.
                                                       Mondays @ 4:00PM – 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23
Go Green with Sustainable Design
                                                       Little Tot Time
Green buildings help people and the planet. Learn                                                                 LAURELTON
                                                       A happy fun time “get together” on Monday
more about sustainable design by making 3D                                                                        134-26 225 Street
                                                       afternoons. A free program for toddlers ages 18-
models out of recycled materials in this three part                                                               Tuesdays @ 4:30PM – 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24
                                                       24 months and their caregivers, featuring songs,
workshop. For children ages 6-12.                                                                                 Nutrition Workshop with Live Sip (P)
                                                       books, fingerplays and simple crafts.
                                                                                                                  Live Sip teaches students how to make foods
Saturday, May 7 @ 1:30PM                                                                                          appropriate for the time of day and their skill level.
                                                       Tuesdays @ 3:30PM – 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24
Wei Bo Learning Center: Parent-Child Learning                                                                     Students will also learn how to manage weight,
                                                       Book Buddies
& Activity Program - Chinese Culture in Queens                                                                    maintain energy, understand hunger, be aware of
                                                       Readers ages 12 and up and listeners,
We’ll sew a scented sachet for mom (ages 6-10). In                                                                dehydration, and develop lifelong healthy eating
                                                       preschoolers and their caregivers get together to
Rooms A&B, Lower Level.                                                                                           techniques as a part of the overall series. Space is
                                                       share books and have fun! Kids and teens earn
                                                       community service credits for participation in this        limited. For ages 11 to 14.
Monday, May 9 @ 6:30PM
                                                       program.
QL International Resource Center Presents:                                                                        Thursdays @ 6:00 PM – 5/5, 5/12, 5/19
Customs and Traditions of Guatemala                                                                               Together - Book Discussions for Children and
                                                       Fridays @ 4:00PM – 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 5/27
See Adults.                                                                                                       Parents
                                                       Game Players Club
                                                       Board games! Card games! From Chutes &                     Join these book discussions for parents and kids
Saturday, May 14 @ 2:00PM                                                                                         with Sandra Kennedy Bright. For ages 9-11.
                                                       Ladders to chess. Join us every Friday afternoon at
Shakespeare in Music: Scenes from Famous
                                                       4:00 p.m. for game-playing fun for ages 6-14.
Operas by Great Composers                                                                                         Wednesday, May 18 @ 4:00PM, Thursday, May 19
See Adults.                                                                                                       @ 4:00PM
                                                       Thursday, May 12 @ 4:30PM
                                                       Jewelry Workshop for Kids                                  Book-Making Workshop (P)
Saturday, May 21 @ 2:00PM                                                                                         See Baisley Park.
                                                       Design and create your own jewelry! A free
Sweet Cyanide in Concert
                                                       program for kids ages 6-14 years old.
See Adults.
                                                                                                                  LEFFERTS
                                                       Thursday, May 19 @ 4:30PM                                  103-34 Lefferts Boulevard, Richmond Hill
Monday, May 23 @ 6:30PM
                                                       Kids Club                                                  Mondays @ 6:00PM – 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23
QL International Resource Center Presents:
                                                       Kids Club is just for you! A free, fun program that        Chess Club
Folkloric Dance of Paraguay
                                                       offers something new and different to do, for ages         Learn to play chess, develop your skills, and make
See Adults.
                                                       9-12.                                                      new friends.
Saturday, May 28 @ 2:00PM
                                                       JACKSON HEIGHTS                                            Saturdays @ 2:30PM – 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28
Chamber Music with the Sherry Chow Group
                                                       35-51 81 Street                                            Family Storytime
See Adults.
                                                       Mondays @ 2:00PM – 5/2, 5/9                                Join us for singing and stories every Saturday in
                                                       Tummy Time for Babies                                      April and May. Open to children ages two to seven
FOREST HILLS                                           Join us for an interactive storytime including songs,      years old. Parent or caregiver must be present.
108-19 71 Avenue
                                                       stories and movement. For babies and little ones up
Fridays @ 2:30PM – 5/6, 5/20                                                                                      Thursday, May 19 @ 5:00PM
                                                       to 18 months old. Meet other families.
Japanese Cuddle-Up Story Time                                                                                     Braille Workshop: How the Blind Learn to Read
Early literacy program for babies and toddlers                                                                    & Write With Their Fingers
conducted in Japanese by parents & caregivers.                                                                    Learn about Louis Braille and his wonderful
Includes stories, rhymes, and songs. Active                                                                       invention of Braille code, enabling the blind to read
participation is encouraged!                                                                                      and write with their fingers.
Saturday, May 7 @ 2:30PM                                                                                          Saturday, May 21 @ 1:00PM
The Legends: A Musical Tribute to the Singing                                                                     Symphony 101: Shake, Rattle & Roll! - A
Stars of the 1920s - 1970s with Linda Ipanema                                                                     Performance/Workshop for the Entire Family
See Adults.                                                                                                       See Bayside.


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   LEFRAK CITY                                               Friday, May 20 @ 3:30PM                                Saturday, May 14 @ 2:00PM
   98-30 57 Avenue, Corona                                   Wii Sports                                             Culinary Kids CSA Workshop
   Mondays @ 3:30PM – 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23                   Join us to enjoy Wii play.                             An introduction program to fresh organic fruits,
   Wednesdays @ 3:30PM – 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25                                                                      vegetables and herbs.
   Thursdays @ 3:30PM – 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26                MCGOLDRICK
   Gaming Fun with Mr. James                                 155-06 Roosevelt Av. (off Northern Blvd), Flushing     POMONOK
          Enjoy playing your favorite board games            Mondays @ 3:00PM – 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23                158-21 Jewel Avenue, Flushing
          such as Monopoly, Uno, Sorry, chess and            BOOST Homework Help                                    Monday, May 2 @ 6:30PM
CHILDREN




          checkers with your peers.                          Come in for help with your homework.                   The Journey
                                                                                                                    See Adults.
           Tuesday, May 3 @ 4:15PM                           Tuesdays @ 5:00PM – 5/3, 5/10, 5/17, 5/24, 5/31
           Mother’s Day Craft Project (P)                    BOOST Reading Club                                     Thursday, May 5 @ 3:30PM
           Join us to make a craft project in honor of all   Join our reading club to improve your reading skills   Mother’s Day Craft
           mothers. Ages 6 to 12.                            and share what your read with others.                  Make a homemade gift to take home and celebrate
                                                                                                                    Mother’s Day! For ages 3-12.
           Mondays @ 6:00PM – 5/16, 5/23                     Wednesdays @ 5:00PM – 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25
           Zumba Exercise Class                              BOOST Math Activity                                    Thursday, May 5 @ 6:00PM
           Want to spice up your life? Come join us for      Math games to improve students’ skills.                The Blues – Jumpin’, Jivin’, and Croonin’ the
           an energizing Zumba dance class. All are                                                                 Blues with Eddie Lee Isaacs and Friends
           welcome.                                          Thursdays @ 5:00PM – 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26             See Adults.
                                                             BOOST Discover Science
   LONG ISLAND CITY                                          Learn basic concepts of science through fun            POPPENHUSEN
   37-44 21 Street                                           activities.                                            121-23 14 Avenue, College Point
   Tuesdays @ 4:00PM – 5/3, 5/17, 5/31                                                                              Wednesdays @ 4:00PM – 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25
   Chess Club                                                Friday, May 6 @ 5:00PM                                 Chess Club
   Come play at our exciting Chess Club! Don’t know          Mother’s Day Craft (P)                                 Challenge your mind and sharpen your skills with
   how to play? We’ll teach you!                             Join us for a fun craft program. For ages 7 to 12.     the game of chess! Beginning and experienced
                                                             Space is limited.                                      players are welcome. For kids in Grades 3-6, but
   Mondays @ 4:00PM – 5/9, 5/16, 5/23                                                                               teens and adults are also invited.
   Go Green with Sustainable Design                          Friday, May 13 @ 3:00PM
   See Flushing.                                             Author Talk                                            Thursday, May 19 @ 3:30PM
                                                             Author Jason D. Antos will discuss his book,           Book Discussion Club
   MASPETH                                                   “Flushing” and will talk about the history and         Do you like to read and talk about books? Join us
   69-70 Grand Avenue                                        changes of Flushing. He is the author of three other   once each month to discuss a book chosen by the
   Wednesdays @ 10:30AM – 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25              local history books: “Whitestone,” “Shea Stadium,”     club. For Grades 4-6. Prizes for all readers!
   Toddler Storytime                                         and “Queens.”
   Storytime with songs, rhymes, fingerplays and                                                                    QUEENS VILLAGE
   movement activities for children ages 1-3.                Fridays @ 5:00PM – 5/13, 5/20                          94-11 217 Street
                                                             BOOST Game Day                                         Wednesdays @ 3:30PM – 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25
   Wednesdays @ 1:30PM – 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25               Enjoy a relaxing afternoon of chess and games for      Knights of Queens
   Preschool Storytime                                       those who wish to play.                                Ages 6-16 will learn chess basics or sharpen their
   Stories, songs and rhymes for ages 3 to 5.                                                                       skills and strategies. Equipment will be provided.
                                                             Friday, May 27 @ 5:00PM
   Friday, May 6 @ 3:30PM                                    BOOST Arts and Crafts                                  Wednesday, May 4 @ 4:00PM
   Mother’s Day Crafts                                       Make a fun project with us!                            Children’s Mother’s Day Craft
   Make a craft and you can surprise your mom with it.                                                              Join us in making a beautiful craft for Mother’s Day.
                                                             NORTH FOREST PARK                                      For children in Grades 1-6.
                                                             98-27 Metropolitan Avenue, Forest Hills
                                                             Thursday, May 5 @ 6:00PM                               Fridays @ 3:30PM – 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 5/27
                                                             Masters of Tango and Argentine Folklore                Game Day!
                                                             Presented by the Horacio Laguna Ensemble               Kids in Grades 1-6: join us for weekly board games,
                                                             See Adults.                                            card games and more fun, every Friday.

                                                             PENINSULA                                              QUEENSBORO HILL
                                                             92-25 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Rockaway               60-05 Main Street, Flushing
                                                             Beach                                                  Wednesdays @ 11:00AM – 5/4, 5/11
                                                             Wednesdays @ 10:30AM – 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25           Family Storytime
                                                             Toddler Fun Time                                       Parents and caregivers can bring their babies,
                                                             A time for toddlers to have fun in the library! Play   toddlers and preschoolers between the ages of 12
                                                             with toys, read books, and dance to music.             months to 3 1/2 to the library. We will sing songs,
                                                                                                                    learn rhymes, do fingerplays and read books.
                                                             Wednesdays @ 4:30PM – 5/4, 5/11, 5/18, 5/25
                                                             It’s Time for Wii!                                     Wednesdays @ 11:30AM – 5/4, 5/11
                                                             Play the Wii and have fun!                             Family Coloring Time
                                                                                                                    Parents and caregivers can bring their toddlers and
                                                                                                                    preschoolers between 18 months and 4 years old to
                                                                                                                    the library to color or make a beautiful craft.




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Thursdays @ 6:00PM – 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26               SOUTH JAMAICA                                          Fridays @ 4:00PM – 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 5/27
Hatha Yoga                                               108-41 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard                         Game Time for Kids
Beginners’ Hatha yoga class by Joseph Aranha will        Monday, May 16 @ 6:00PM                                Join us for our weekly board games program for
focus on postures to enhance flexibility, improve        South Jamaica Monthly Family Game Night                kids ages 6-11.
circulation and concentration, and reduce stress.        Fun for all ages. Play your favorite board game or
Wear comfortable clothing; bring a mat.                  enjoy Wii games. Light refreshments served.            Thursday, May 26 @ 4:00PM
                                                                                                                May Craft (P)
Fridays @ 11:00AM – 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 5/27                Monday, May 23 @ 4:00PM, Tuesday, May 24 @             Join us to make a fun craft related to the




                                                                                                                                                                 CHILDREN
Family Playtime (P)                                      4:00PM                                                 month of May. For children ages 5-11.
Parents and caregivers can bring their toddlers          Book Making Workshop (P)
and preschoolers between 18 months and 4 years           See Baisley Park.
old to the library to play with various toys. Space is
                                                                                                                WOODSIDE
                                                                                                                54-22 Skillman Avenue
limited.                                                 SOUTH OZONE PARK                                       Wednesdays @ 3:00PM – 5/4, 5/11, 5/18,
                                                         128-16 Rockaway Boulevard                              5/25
Fridays @ 4:00PM – 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 5/27                 Wednesday, May 4 @ 1:00PM                              Chess and Checkers Club
Yu-gi-Oh Tournament                                      Knit and Crochet Your Heart Away                       Join us for an afternoon of chess and
Children between the ages of 7-12 years old can          Calling all adults to learn to knit and/or crochet.    checkers. All ages and skill levels welcome.
participate. Winners get a prize.
                                                         STEINWAY
REGO PARK                                                21-45 31 Street, Long Island City
91-41 63 Drive                                           Monday, May 2 @ 3:30PM
Wednesday, May 18 @ 3:30PM                               Plants We Eat!
May Flowers Picture Book Time                            See Broadway.
Come listen to some stories about flowers that
bloom in the month of May. For children ages 3 1/2       SUNNYSIDE
to 7.                                                    43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, Long Island City
                                                         Tuesday, May 3 @ 4:30PM
Tuesday, May 24 @ 3:30PM                                 Plants We Eat!
Balloon Sculpting Workshop (P)                           See Broadway.
See Corona.
                                                         Monday, May 23 @ 3:30PM
RICHMOND HILL                                            Read to a Dog (P)
118-14 Hillside Avenue                                   Children can select a book to read to Jasper the       Fridays @ 3:00PM – 5/20, 5/27
Thursday, May 5 @ 3:00PM                                 dog, who has been certified as a therapy pet           Go Green with Sustainable Design
Book Club Discussion                                     partner. Reading aloud improves reading skills and     See Flushing.
Join us for our book discussion of “Mudbound” by         animals are ideal reading companions because
Hillary Jordan.                                          they create a relaxed, comfortable, and safe
                                                         environment. For children ages 6 - 12.
Friday, May 20 @ 11:00AM
Art Exhibit                                              Friday, May 27 @ 11:30AM
Please join artist Albert Iskhakbayev for an art         Preschool Crafts (P)
exhibit at Queens Library at Richmond Hill.              Simple crafts for ages 3 to 5.

RIDGEWOOD                                                WHITESTONE
20-12 Madison Street                                     151-10 14 Road
Thursday, May 19 @ 3:30PM                                Thursday, May 19 @ 3:30PM
Pond Animals Clay Workshop: Turtles & Frogs              Specialized High School Admissions Test with
See Broadway.                                            Princeton Review (P)
                                                         Take a free practice full-length SHSAT test under
                                                         timed testing conditions and receive a detailed
                                                         score report highlighting your strengths and areas
                                                         for possible score improvement. These scores are
                                                         for students and parents’ informational purposes
                                                         only and are NOT reported to any schools. To
                                                         register call 800-2Review (800-273-8439) or log
                                                         onto PrincetonReview.com. Space is limited.

                                                         WINDSOR PARK
                                                         79-50 Bell Boulevard, Bayside
                                                         Wednesdays @ 4:00PM – 5/4, 5/11, 5/18
                                                         Book Buddies (P)
                                                         Please join us for our story sharing program. Our
                                                         teen volunteers are available to read stories and
                                                         play games with children ages 3-7. Currently
                                                         space is limited but may expand at a later date.
                                                         Registration is required at the children’s reference
                                                         desk. Teens who are interested in volunteering
                                                         for Book Buddies may sign up at the children’s
                                                         reference desk.


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                            Preschool Programs - May 2011

     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 is 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 May, please see the list 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 | Central Library | Fresh Meadows | Jackson Heights | Rego Park | Whitestone | Windsor Park
     Toddler Time
     Aurburndale | Bayside | Central Library | Fresh Meadows | Hillcrest | Jackson Heights | Lefrak City | McGoldrick | North Hills |
     Peninsula | Queens Village | Rego Park | Sunnyside | Whitestone | Windsor Park
     Picture Book Time
     Bayside | Cambria Heights | Hillcrest | Jackson Heights| Lefferts | McGoldrick | North Hills | Queens Village | Sunnyside
     Toddler Learning CenterAstoria | Auburndale | Bellerose | Briarwood | Far Rockaway | Forest Hills | Jackson Heights | Kew
     Gardens Hills | Maspeth | Ozone Park | Pomonok | Ridgewood | South Ozone Park | Whitestone




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                                                                                                                                                                                                            CENTRAL LIBRARY
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41-17 Main Street                                                                       Tuesday, 5/24 @ 6:00PM
Saturday, 5/14 @ 2:30PM                                                                 주택 소유자들이 조심해야하는 점들
關節炎的預防與治療                                                                               세미나의 주제는 사기성 융자와 융자조정 인지 또한 방지,
此國語講座的内容包括:(1)認識關節炎的起因;(2)了解不                                                           모기지 연체와 차압 방지 그리고 오바마Home Affordable
同類型關節炎的症狀;(3)治療及自我護理方法。                                                                 Modification Program 을 통해 모기지 패이먼트를 낮추는
Learn About Arthritis: Prevention and Treatment (In Mandarin Chinese)                   방법입니다.
In this workshop for Mandarin Chinese speakers, you will learn about the                 Homeowner Do’s and Don’ts
causes of joint pain; symptoms of different types of arthritis; treatment of this       In this workshop in Korean you will learn how to avoid predatory lending/loan
condition; and self-care techniques.                                                    modifications, how to prevent delinquency and foreclosure and how President
                                                                                        Obama’s Home Affordable Modification Program can help you to lower your
Saturday, 5/28 @ 3:00PM                                                                 monthly mortgage payment.
如何照顧失憶症患者?
阿滋海默症協會紐約分會將為您提供定期的輔導。用國語指導您
如何照顧失憶症及其它類型的癡呆症患者。這將是一個可靠和安
全的分享您的經歷及感受的地方 。4月23日、5月28日、6月25日
聚會。                                                                                                    на РуССком языкЕ
Do You Take Care of a Person with a Memory Problem? (Program in                                            IN RUSSIAN
Mandarin Chinese)
The Alzheimer’s Association, New York City Chapter is offering caregivers
a monthly support group in Mandarin. Caring for a person with Alzheimer’s               FLUSHING
disease or any of the other dementias presents unique challenges. Our                   41-17 Main Street
support group will be a secure and safe place to share your experiences.                Wednesday, 5/4 @ 6:30PM
                                                                                        Презентация новой книги лаурета литературных премий
QUEENSBORO HILL                                                                         Эмиля Дрейцера Stalin’s Romeo Spy (Сталинский шпион-
60-05 Main Street                                                                       любовник)
Thursdays @ 6:00PM – 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26                                              книга повествует о трагической судьбе выдающегося
免费逾珈课                                                                                   советского разведчика Дмитрия Быстролетова,
学习基础逾珈功, 帮助纠正姿势, 增进柔软度, 促进血液循环, 减少                                                      оперировавшего в западных странах между двумя
精神压力. 请穿运动服, 自带垫子. 无须预先登记.                                                              мировыми войнами. методом его работы было соблазение
Hatha Yoga                                                                              женщин. Приглашаем на встречу с лауретом литературных
Beginners’ Hatha yoga class by Joseph Aranha will focus on postures to                  премий и автором десяти книг художественной и
enhance flexibility, improve circulation and concentration, and reduce stress.          документальной прозы. Презентация состоится на русском
Wear comfortable clothing; bring a mat.                                                 и английском языках.
                                                                                        Award-Winning Author Emil Draitser Reading His Latest Book “Stalin’s
                                                                                        Romeo Spy”
                                                                                        “Stalin’s Romeo Spy” tells a tragic story of a top Soviet spy operating in
                           IN ITALIANo                                                  Western countries between the world wars. His modus operandi was the
                            IN ITALIAN                                                  seduction of women. Please join the award-winning author of ten books
                                                                                        of fiction and non-fiction for this reading of his latest book. Copies will be
BAYSIDE                                                                                 available for sale and signing. Program will be in Russian and English.
214-20 Northern Boulevard
Thursday, 5/12 @ 6:00PM                                                                 FOREST HILLS
Dipingere su vetro con l’artista italiana Cristina Cipriani                             108-19 71 Avenue
Impara a dipingere su vetro con Cristina Cipriani. Cristina vive negli US               Wednesday, 5/11 @ 6:30PM
dal 2000. È stata ispirata a dipingere su vetro dalle bellissime vetrate delle          Великие Русские и Европейские композиторы: шедевры для
cattedrali europee e dai meravigliosi lavori di Tiffany. (Il material è limitato ed è   скрипки и фортепьяно
consigliabile arrivare in orario.)                                                      Исполнитель: рожденный в России скрипач Леонид Левин,
Glass Painting Workshop with Italian Artist Cristina Cipriani (In Italian               печетный выпускник Российской музыкальной академии
and English)                                                                            им. Гнесиных, лауреат интернационального музыкального
Learn how to paint glass with Cristina Cipriani. A U.S. resident since 2000,            конкурса скрипачей в Рио Де Жанейро. Сегодня в
Cristina’s admiration for the beautiful stained-glass windows that adorn the            программе вечера: Чайковский – «медитация», Рахманинов
great cathedrals of Europe as well as the lovely works of Tiffany are what has          – «Вокализ», части из сонат для скрипки и фортерпьяно
inspired her to work with glass. On a first-come, first-served basis. Materials         Прокофьева, Бетховена и Франка.
are limited.                                                                            Great Russian and European Composers - Selected Masterpieces for
                                                                                        Violin and Piano
                                                                                        Russian born violinist Leonid Levin, an honoree at the Gnesin Academy of
                                                                                        Music in Moscow, and winner of the International Violin Competition in Rio de
                                                                                        Janeiro, Brazil will perform. Featuring “Meditation” by Tchaikovsky, “Vocalise”
                                                                                        by Rachmaninoff, and selected movements from Violin-Piano Sonatas by
                                                                                        Prokofiev, Beethoven, and Franck.




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                         EN ESPAñoL                                               Thursday, 5/19 @ 6:00PM
                          IN SPANISH                                              Comprendamos los Cambios físicos y emocionales de nuestros jóvenes
                                                                                  Descubra los cambios físicos y emocionales de los jóvenes. Recomendado
CENTRAL LIBRARY                                                                   para padres. Espacio limitado.
89-11 Merrick Boulevard                                                           Understanding Physical and Emotional Changes of Our Teens
Sunday, 5/1 @ 3:00PM                                                              Learn about the physical and emotional changes of our teens. Recommended
Música Mariachi con Mariachi Tapatio De Alvaro Paulino                            for parents. Space is limited.
Venga y disfrute de Mariachi Tapatío de Alvaro Paulino fundada en 1983 bajo
la dirección de Alvaro Paulino, nacido en Puebla, México. !Considerada una        Friday, 5/27 @ 4:00PM
de las mejores bandas de mariachi en la ciudad de Nueva York, su música           Concierto Bilingüe para Niños con José-Luis Orozco
que deleita a pequeños y mayores!                                                 Por favor únase al talentoso y reconocido educador bilingüe, autor de libros
Sunday Concerts @ Central: Mariachi Tapatio De Alvaro Paulino                     infantiles y cantante José-Luis Orozco para una tarde excitante de música.
Rated the Northeast’s Finest Mariachi Band from New York City, they have          ¡Los niños cantaran, bailaran, aplaudirán y se reirán al mismo tiempo que
been captivating audiences with the vocals, melodies, and arrangements            aprenderán básicas de lengua y alfabetización mientras participan en una
since 1983. Based out of Brooklyn, NY, the ensemble is comprised of               divertida experiencia musical interactiva! Los DVD’s, las grabaciones y los
remarkably talented musicians with an immense desire to promote the beauty        libros del Sr. Orozco estarán disponibles para la venta y autógrafos.
and splendor of mariachi music.                                                   Bilingual Children’s Concert Featuring José-Luis Orozco (in Spanish and
                                                                                  English)
Thursdays @ 6:30PM - 5/12, 5/19, 5/26                                             Please join the talented and renowned bilingual educator, children’s author
Microsoft Excel para personas que hablan español                                  and recording artist José-Luis Orozco for an exciting afternoon of music.
Tres clases de computación en español: Preregistración en la mesa de              Children will sing, dance, clap and laugh along while learning basic language
Referencia del Cyber Center empezando jueves, 5 de mayo a las 10 a.m.             and literacy skills and engaging in a fun interactive musical experience!
5/12-Introducción a Microsoft Excel; 5/19-Los cálculos y hojas de cálculo-;       Mr. Orozco’s recordings, DVDs and books will be available for sale and
5/26- Libros de cálculos y diseños. Asistentes deben tener conocimientos          autographing.
básicos de computación, tales como ser capaz de usar el teclado y el ratón, y
abrir y cerrar aplicaciones. Estos programas estan subvencionados por The         FAR ROCKAWAY
Starr Foundation.                                                                 1637 Central Avenue
Microsoft Excel for Spanish Speakers                                              Tuesdays @ 10:00AM – 5/10, 5/17, 5/24
Three computer classes in Spanish. Preregistration in person at the Cyber         Microsoft Word para personas que hablan español
Center Reference Desk on 5/5 starting at 10:00 a.m. 5/12-Introduction to          Tres clases de computación en español: Preregistración en la mesa de
Microsoft Excel; 5/19-Calculations and Worksheets; 5/26-Workbooks and             Referencia de la Biblioteca empezando el martes, 3 de mayo a las 10 a.m.
Layout. Attendees should have basic computer skills, such as being able to        5/10-Introducción a Microsoft Word; 5/17- Crear y guardar documentos; 5/24-
use the keyboard and the mouse, and to open and close applications.               Trabajar con tablas e Impresión. Los asistentes deben tener conocimientos
                                                                                  básicos de computación, tales como ser capaz de usar el teclado y el ratón, y
Monday, 5/16 @ 4:00PM                                                             abrir y cerrar aplicaciones. Estos programas estan subvencionados por The
Un Cuento Ecológico con Teatro IATI: El Becerrito Valiente                        Starr Foundation.
Un becerrito joven que un día decide explorar el mundo va a la montaña            Microsoft Word for Spanish Speakers
donde se hace amigo de un conejo y un buitre. Allí se encuentra con un            Three computer classes in Spanish. Preregistration in person at the Library
toro egoísta que se niega a compartir el agua del único lago en la región. El     Reference Desk on 5/3 starting at 10:00 a.m. 5/10-Introduction to Microsoft
becerrito, sus nuevos amigos y la naturaleza tranquilamente se enfrentan          Word; 5/17-Creating and Saving Documents; 5/24-Working with Tables and
al toro y lo derrotan, deteniéndolo de tomar posesión de todos los recursos       Printing. Attendees should have basic computer skills, such as being able to
naturales del área. Esto lleva al toro a reflexionar sobre la importancia de la   use the keyboard and the mouse, and to open and close applications.
amistad, el trabajo en equipo y el cuidado colectivo al ambiente.
An Ecological Tale with Teatro IATI: The Brave Calf (In Spanish)                  FLUSHING
A young calf that one day decides to explore the world goes to the mountains      41-17 Main Street
where he befriends a rabbit and a buzzard. There he meets a selfish bull          Monday, 5/9 @ 6:30PM
who refuses to share water from the only lake in the region. The calf, his new    QL International Resource Center Presenta: Costumbres y Tradiciones
friends and nature peacefully face off the bull and defeat him, stopping him      de Guatemala
from taking possession of all the natural resources in the region. This leads     Por Hermanos y Amigos de Guatemala (HAGUA) – una compañía de
the bull to reflect about the importance of friendship, teamwork and collective   danza folclórica que promueve el conocimiento cultural a través de bailes
care of the environment.                                                          folclóricos. HAGUA se ha presentado en desfiles y festivales en la área tri-
                                                                                  estatal, Boston, Rhode Island, y Pennsylvania. HAGUA presentará danzas
CORONA                                                                            tradicionales Mayas las cuales combinan temas coloniales e indígenas
38-23 104 Street                                                                  de la cultura Maya, como el baile de la cometas. La cultura de Guatemala
Monday, 5/9 @ 6:00PM                                                              refleja numerosas influencias históricas. Los dos más significantes son el
Alzheimer-Datos Importantes                                                       periodo precolombino y el periodo colonial. Los mayas tuvieron una sociedad
Seminario sobre Alzheimer. Que es Alzheimer?: etapas, factores de riesgo,         altamente desarrollada hace mil quinientos años. Venga y disfrute de esta
tratamiento y servicios.                                                          presentación de danza folclórica. *Auditorio, Planta Baja.*
Alzheimer’s - What You Need to Know                                               QL International Resource Center Presents: Customs and Traditions of
A workshop on Alzheimer’s. What is Alzheimer’s: stages, risk factors,             Guatemala
treatment and services.                                                           By Hermanos y Amigos de Guatemala (HAGUA) - a folk dance troupe that
                                                                                  promotes cultural awareness through various folklore dances. HAGUA will
                                                                                  present traditional Mayan cultural dances which blend colonial themes and
                                                                                  indigenous Mayan culture, such as the customary kite dance. In Auditorium,
                                                                                  Lower Level.




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Monday, 5/23 @ 6:30PM                                                           Saturdays @ 2:30PM – 5/14, 5/21, 5/28
QL International Resource Center Presenta: Danza Folklórica del                 Clases de computación para personas que hablan español
Paraguay                                                                        ¿Necesita aprender cómo abrir su computadora o escribir un correo
Por Panambi Vera Ballet Folklórico Paraguayo de Nueva York - Berta B.           electrónico a alguien? Estas clases son para usted. Preregistración en la
Gauto, directora artística. Panambi se ha presentado en diferentes ciudades     mesa de Referencia de la Biblioteca empezando sábado, 7 de mayo a las
de los E.E.U.U. Disfrute de las bellas danzas paraguayas como la Galopera,      10 a.m. Las clases que vamos a enseñar son: Parte 1 – Introducción a la
internacionalmente conocida como la danza de la botella, las bailarinas         computadora (5/14); Parte 2 – Navegar por el Internet (5/21); Parte 3 – Abrir
danzan con botellas, encima de la cabeza con mucha agilidad y gracia. Otras     su propio buzón de correo electrónico (e-mail) (5/28). Estos programas estan
danzas incluyen Carreta Guy, El Pajaro Campana, y Campamento. Auditorio,        subvencionados por The Starr Foundation.
Planta Baja.                                                                    Computer Classes for Spanish Speakers
QL International Resource Center Presents: Folkloric Dance of Paraguay          Three computer classes in Spanish. Preregistration in person at the
By Panambi Vera Ballet Folklórico Paraguayo de Nueva York - Berta B.            Reference Desk on 5/7 starting at 10:00 a.m. 5/14-Intro to Computers;
Gauto, artistic director. Panambi has performed in various cities of the U.S.   5/21-Navigating the Internet; 5/28-Creating Your Own Email Account.
Enjoy the beautiful dances of Paraguay such as the Galopera, internationally
known as the bottle dance, in which dancers balance bottles on their head       SUNNYSIDE
with grace and agility. Other dances include Carreta Guy, El Pajaro Campana,    43-06 Greenpoint Avenue
and Campamento. In Auditorium, Lower Level.                                     Monday, 5/2 @ 6:00PM
                                                                                El abecedario de cómo ahorrar energía y dinero (en español y Inglés)
JACKSON HEIGHTS                                                                 En este taller en español y inglés, los propietarios e inquilinos aprenderán
35-51 81 Street                                                                 los siguientes temas: consejos de ahorro de energía a través de actividades
Saturday, 5/21 @ 2:00PM                                                         divertidas, creando ciencia; inscribirse en la encuesta de energía libre para su
Como tener una Entrevista de Empleo Exitosa                                     hogar, y ayuda financiera para las mejoras de la eficiencia energética.
Este taller le ayudará a aprender cómo prepararse para una entrevista de        A-B-C’s of How to Save Energy & Money (in Spanish & English)
empleo, técnicas de arreglo personal, presentación y selección de vestimenta    In this workshop in Spanish and English, homeowners and renters will learn
adecuada.                                                                       about the following topics: energy saving tips through fun activities; building
Interview Preparation Workshop (in Spanish)                                     science; signing up for a free energy survey for your home; and financial
This Interview Preparation Workshop for Spanish speakers covers: grooming       assistance for energy efficiency upgrades.
techniques; personal presentation; selecting the proper wardrobe for your
interview.                                                                      Thursdays @ 10:30AM – 5/5, 5/12
                                                                                Clases de computación para personas que hablan español
LANGSTON HUGHES                                                                 Necesita aprender como abrir su computadora o escribir un correo
100-01 Northern Boulevard                                                       electrónico? Estas clases son para usted. Las clases se componen de:
Thursday, May 12 @ 6:00PM                                                       1) Introducción a la computadora y como usar el ratoncito. 2) Básico
Cómo los alimentso afectan su estado de ánimo                                   entrenamiento en Microsoft Word. 3) Navegar en el Internet 4) Como crear
En este taller presentado en español, los que asistan aprenderán acerca de      su propio correo electrónico Se requiere registracion. Clases empiezan
hormonas “de buen animo”; cómo los alimentos lácteos, el azúcar, y comidas      4/14/2011.
procesadas afectan a estas hormonas, y qué tan saludable es la dieta puede      Computer Classes for Spanish Speakers
ayudar a lograr la salud emocional.                                             Do you need to learn how to use the computer, or how to send an email to
How Food Affects Your Mood (in Spanish)                                         a friend? These classes are for you: 1) Introduction to computers and how
In this workshop presented in Spanish, attendees will learn about “feel good”   to use the mouse; 2) Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word; 3) Navigating the
hormones; how dairy, sugar, and processed food affect these hormones; and       Internet; 4) Creating your own email account. Preregistration is required.
how a healthy diet can help them achieve emotional health.


              Selected Programs of Interest to Older Adults

Adult Scrabble                                                                  Knitting and Crocheting Club
Please bring your own Scrabble                                                  Come and share your knitting and
material.                                                                       crocheting skill with your new friends.
                                                                                Bring your own needles and yarn.
     FRESH MEADOWS
     193-20 Horace Harding Expressway                                                 WINDSOR PARK
     Tuesday, May 3 @ 1:00 p.m.                                                       79-50 Bell Boulevard, Bayside
                                                                                      Tuesday, May 3 @ 2:00 p.m.




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Stay Well                                  STARs: Senior Theater Acting
A weekly program where instructors         Repertory
teach special exercises and relaxation     Come join our galaxy of STARs to
techniques. These programs are             perform theatrical works at the library
presented in collaboration with the        with great people.
New York City Department for the
Aging, Health Promotion Unit.                 HOLLIS
                                              202-05 Hillside Avenue
  CENTRAL LIBRARY                             Wednesday, May 4 @ 10:30 a.m.
  89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica
  Mondays @ 10:00 a.m.
                                           Job Readiness Workshop
                                           Series
  EAST ELMHURST
                                           Join us for this interactive workshop.
  95-06 Astoria Boulevard
  Wednesdays @ 10:00 a.m.                  The topics for each workshop are:
                                           May 5, Coping with change; May
                                           12, Polish your resume; May 19,
  FLUSHING                                 Reflecting on your future; May 26,
  41-17 Main Street
                                           Developing an action plan for change.
  Tuesdays @ 2:00 p.m.

                                              CENTRAL LIBRARY
Health Care Reform Workshop                   89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica
Please join us for an interactive             Thursdays, May 5, 12, 19 & 26
workshop overview of the Health               @ 1:30 p.m.
Care Reform and what it means for
New York. Highlights will include how
Health Care Reform affects children,       Knit and Crochet Your Heart
small business owners, immigrants          Away
and seniors.                               Calling all adults to learn to knit and/or
                                           crochet.
  FOREST HILLS
  108-19 71 Avenue
  Thursday, May 5 @ 2:00 p.m.                 SOUTH OZONE PARK
                                              128-16 Rockaway Boulevard
                                              Wednesday, May 4 @ 1:00 p.m.
  CENTRAL LIBRARY
  89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica
  Monday, May 23 @ 11:00 a.m.




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                                         Guide to the Queens Library
                                                                              EAST FLUSHING
**CENTRAL LIBRARY (ALC)
                                                                              196-36 Northern Boulevard, Flushing 11358 / (718) 357-6643
89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica 11432 / (718) 990-0700
                                                                              Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6
Hours: M 10-9 | TU 1-9 | W 10-9 | TH 10-9 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30 | SUN 12-5
                                                                               Q12, Q13, Q76
  F     Across from the Jamaica bus terminal
                                                                              ELMHURST (ALC)
ARVERNE
                                                                              86-01 Broadway, Elmhurst 11373 / (718) 271-1020
312 Beach 54 Street, Arverne 11692 (718) 634-4784
Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6                              Hours: M 10-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-8 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30
  A     Q22                                                                    M, R  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 1-8 | F 10-6                              Hours: M 10-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30
 N, Q  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 10-9 | TU 1-9 | W 10-9 | TH 10-9 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30
Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6| W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6                                7, LIRR  Q12, Q13, Q17, Q19, Q20A/B, Q25, Q27, Q34, Q44, Q58,
                                                                              Q65, Q66, QBx1
BAISLEY PARK
                                                                              FOREST HILLS
117-11 Sutphin Boulevard, Jamaica 11436 / (718) 529-1590
                                                                              108-19 71 Avenue, Forest Hills 11375 / (718) 268-7934
Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6
                                                                              Hours: M 10-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-8 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30
 Q6, Alternates: Q40, Q7
                                                                               E, F, M, R    Q23, Q60, Q64
BAY TERRACE
                                                                              FRESH MEADOWS
18-36 Bell Boulevard, Bayside 11360 / (718) 423-7004
                                                                              193-20 Horace Harding Expwy, Fresh Meadows 11365 / (718) 454-7272
Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6
                                                                              Hours: M 10-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 |
 Q13, Q28
                                                                              SAT 10-5:30
BAYSIDE                                                                        Q30, Q17, Q88
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 | SAT 10-5:30
                                                                              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
BELLEROSE                                                                      Q46
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
                                                                              Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6
BRIARWOOD                                                                      Q55
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
                                                                              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
BROAD CHANNEL                                                                  Q17, Q46
16-26 Cross Bay Boulevard, Broad Channel 11693 / (718) 318-4943
                                                                              HOLLIS
Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6
                                                                              202-05 Hillside Avenue, Hollis 11423 / (718) 465-7355
 A, S     Q53, Q21
                                                                              Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6
BROADWAY                                                                       Q1, Q36, Q43, Q77
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
 M, R  Q101, Q104
                                                                              Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6
CAMBRIA HEIGHTS                                                                Q41, Q11, Q21, Q53
218-13 Linden Boulevard, Cambria Heights 11411 / (718) 528-3535
                                                                              JACKSON HEIGHTS
Hours: M 10-8 | 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 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30
CORONA                                                                        7       Q32, Q19, Q33, Q66
38-23 104 Street, Corona 11368 / (718) 426-2844
                                                                              KEW GARDENS HILLS
Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 1-6
                                                                              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
COURT SQUARE                                                                   Q20A/B, Q44, Q64
25-01 Jackson Avenue, Long Island City 11101 / (718) 937-2790
                                                                              LANGSTON HUGHES
Hours: M 12-7 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 12-7 | F 10-6
                                                                              100 -01 Northern Boulevard, Corona 11368 / (718) 651-1100
 E, M, 7    B61, Q39, Q69
                                                                              Hours: M 10-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30
DOUGLASTON/LITTLE NECK                                                        7      Q23, Q66, Q72
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
                                                                              134-26 225 Street, Laurelton 11413 / (718) 528-2822
 Q12, N20/21, LIRR
                                                                              Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6
EAST ELMHURST                                                                  Q5
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 10-8 | 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
LEFRAK CITY                                                              RIDGEWOOD
98-30 57 Avenue, Corona 11368 / (718) 592-7677                           20-12 Madison Street, Ridgewood 11385 / (718) 821-4770
Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6                         Hours: M 10-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30
 M, R  Q38, Q72, Q88, QM10, QM11                                       M      Q58, B13, B20, Q39
LONG ISLAND CITY (ALC)                                                   ROCHDALE VILLAGE (ALC)
37-44 21 Street, Long Island City 11101 / (718) 752-3700                 169-09 137 Avenue, Jamaica 11434 / (718) 723-4440
Hours: M 10-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30          Hours: M 10-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30
F      Q66, Q69, Q101, Q102, Q103                                       Q3, Q85, Q111, Q113
MASPETH                                                                  ROSEDALE
69-70 Grand Avenue, Maspeth 11378 / (718) 639-5228                       144-20 243 Street, Rosedale 11422 / (718) 528-8490
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
 Q58, Q59, Q18, Q67                                                      Q85, Q111
McGOLDRICK                                                               ST. ALBANS
155-06 Roosevelt Avenue (off Northern Blvd.), Flushing 11354 /           191-05 Linden Boulevard, St. Albans 11412 / (718) 528-8196
(718) 461-1616                                                           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                          Q4, Q3
 Q13, Q28
                                                                         SEASIDE
MIDDLE VILLAGE                                                           116-15 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Rockaway Park 11694 / (718) 634-1876
72-31 Metropolitan Avenue, Middle Village 11379 / (718) 326-1390         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                          A, S     Q21, Q22, Q53, Q35
M      Q54, Q29, Q38
                                                                         SOUTH HOLLIS
MITCHELL-LINDEN                                                          204-01 Hollis Avenue, South Hollis 11412 / (718) 465-6779
29-42 Union Street, Flushing 11354 / (718) 539-2330                      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                          Q2, Q77
 Q14, Q20A/Q20B, Q44, Q16
                                                                         SOUTH JAMAICA
NORTH FOREST PARK                                                        108-41 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard, Jamaica 11433 / (718) 739-4088
98-27 Metropolitan Avenue, Forest Hills 11375 / (718) 261-5512           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                          Q111, Q113
 Q23, Q54
                                                                         SOUTH OZONE PARK
NORTH HILLS                                                              128-16 Rockaway Boulevard, South Ozone Park 11420 / (718) 529-1660
57-04 Marathon Parkway, Little Neck 11362 / (718) 225-3550               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                          Q10, Q7, Q9
 Q30
                                                                         STEINWAY (ALC)
OZONE PARK                                                               21-45 31 Street, Astoria 11105 / (718) 728-1965
92-24 Rockaway Boulevard, Ozone Park 11417 / (718) 845-3127              Hours: M 10-8 | 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                          N, Q      Q69, Q19, Q101, M60
A      Q7, Q8, Q11, Q21, Q41, Q53, Q112
                                                                         SUNNYSIDE
PENINSULA (ALC)                                                          43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, Long Island City 11104 / (718) 784-3033
92-25 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Rockaway Beach 11693 / (718) 634-1110    Hours: M 10-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30
Hours: M 10-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6 | SAT 10-5:30          7      B24, Q39, Q32, Q60
 A, S     Q21, Q22, Q53
                                                                         WHITESTONE
POMONOK                                                                  151-10 14 Road, Whitestone 11357 / (718) 767-8010
158-21 Jewel Avenue, Flushing 11365 / (718) 591-4343                     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                          Q76, Q15A
 Q25, Q64, Q65
                                                                         WINDSOR PARK
POPPENHUSEN                                                              79-50 Bell Boulevard, Bayside 11364 / (718) 468-8300
121-23 14 Avenue, College Point 11356 / (718) 359-1102                   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                          Q46

QUEENS VILLAGE                                                           WOODHAVEN
94-11 217 Street, Queens Village 11428 / (718) 776-6800                  85-41 Forest Parkway, Woodhaven 11421 / (718) 849-1010
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
 LIRR, Q36, Q1, Q27, Q88                                                J      Q56
                                                                         WOODSIDE
QUEENSBORO HILL
                                                                         54-22 Skillman Avenue, Woodside 11377 / (718) 429-4700
60-05 Main Street, Flushing 11355 / (718) 359-8332
                                                                         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
                                                                         7      Q32, Q18, Q60
 Q20A, Q20B, Q44, Q88, Q74
REGO PARK
                                                                        *Queens Library will be closed Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day.
91-41 63 Drive, Rego Park 11374 / (718) 459-5140
Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6                        **The Children’s and Young Adult Rooms will be closed in early May, and will reopen
 M, R     Q38, Q11, Q53, Q60, Q72                                     Thursday, May 5. There will be a limited selection of materials in the Children’s Room. There will
RICHMOND HILL                                                           also be enhanced programming for kids.
118-14 Hillside Avenue, Richmond Hill 11418 / (718) 849-7150
Hours: M 1-8 | TU 1-6 | W 10-6 | TH 1-8 | F 10-6
 J, Z     Q10, Q55, Q56                                               Public Transportation:  subway  bus
                                                                           Free Wireless Internet Access is available in all libraries.
                                                                          Mobility Accessible Partially Mobility Accessible
                                                                        (ALC) = In addition to general library services, this Library is also an Adult Learning Center.
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89-11 Merrick-Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11432                           to FREE events @ Queens Library

 Play Great Games at Queens Library!
                                        For Adults
                                        Adult Scrabble
                                        Tuesdays @ 1:00 p.m. – May 3, 10, 17, and 24
                                        Come play Scrabble, the word game that has been played for
                                        generations. Please bring your own Scrabble material.
                                        Queens Library at Fresh Meadows
                                        193-20 Horace Harding Expressway



 For Teens
 Teen Jeopardy Challenge
 Tuesday, May 10 @ 4:00 p.m.
 Team up with your friends and see if you can
 be the Jeopardy champion of the month. Now
 with even harder questions! In the Teen Room.
 Queens Library at Flushing
 41-17 Main Street




                                                 For Children
                                                 BOOST Game Day
                                                 Fridays @ 5:00 p.m. May 13 and 20
                                                 Enjoy a relaxing afternoon of chess and games.
                                                 Queens Library at McGoldrick
                                                 155-06 Roosevelt Ave. (off Northern Blvd.)

								
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