COME CELEBRATE! Every library in every neighborhood will be open six days a week, beginning the week of Nov. 15 and the Queens Library invites everyone to FREE gala programs on Saturday, November 21. Live performances, music, dance, arts & crafts, clowns, special guest appearance throughout The Borough all day… and it’s all FREE!
But this is just the beginning. The library is scheduling additional programs throughout the year. There will be more books, more chances to use the computers, more videos to borrow, more homework help, more chances to improve your English or study for a high school diploma, more music, more dance, more author talks, more interesting conversations—more Queens Library!
If you haven’t been to the library lately, you haven’t been to the library!
EVENT SCHEDULE OF FREE PROGRAMMING ON SATURDAY, NOV. 21
(subject to change)
Queens Library at Astoria, 14-01 Astoria Boulevard. 1:30 pm—Face-painting and Balloon Sculpture (for children)
Queens Library at Arverne, 312 Beach 54 Street. 11:00 am—Meet and Thank Council Member Donovan Richards; 1:30 pm—Arts & Crafts with Magical Productions (for children)
Queens Library at Bellerose, 250-06 Hillside Avenue. 1:30 pm—Father Goose’s Tales with Nappy Puppets (for children)
Queens Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica. 11:00 am—Saturday Science Lab for grade schoolers; 3:00 pm—An Afternoon with Cabaret and Broadway Singer Lauren Elder (live performance); 3:30 pm—Meet and Thank Council Member I. Daneek Miller
Queens Library at Corona, 38-23 104th Street. 3:00 pm—Berto Reyes and his Band (live performance)
Queens Library at Douglaston, 249-01 Northern Boulevard. 1:30 pm—Frogs, Bugs & Animals Show! (for children); 3:00 pm—Doug and Dmitri Klezmer Duo
Queens Library at East Elmhurst, 95-06 Astoria Boulevard. 12:30 pm—Saturday Fun Day! Magic and Balloons with Speedo the Clown (for children); 1:30 pm—King Solomon Hicks and His Band of Brothers (live performance)
Queens Library at Flushing, 41-17 Main Street. 11:30 am—Family Story Time; 3:00 pm—A Concert of World Music with Aleksandr Vasin on Accordion (live performance)
Queens Library at Forest Hills, 108-19 71st Avenue. 10:00 am—Social Dancing, 3:00 pm—Anniversary of “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.” A presentation exploring the book’s secrets and sources
Queens Library at Fresh Meadows, 193-20 Horace Harding Expressway. 3:00 pm—The Art of Journaling: Connect with the Inner You
Queens Library at Glendale, 78-60 73rd Place. 1:30 pm—The Mr. Chris Musical Experience (for children); 3:00 pm—An Afternoon of Polish Song
Queens Library at Jackson Heights, 35-51 81st Street. 10:00 am—Meet and Thank Council Member Daniel Dromm; 3:00 pm—Screening of the documentary “Gardel’s Father” (in Spanish).
Langston Hughes Community Library, 100-01 Northern Boulevard. 1:00 pm—A Hip-Hop Month Celebration! Universal Zulu Nation Presents LaConekta Family Day with music, dance, and performances
Queens Library at Lefrak, 98-30 57th Avenue, Corona. 10:00 am—Meet and Thank Council Member Julissa Ferreras-Copeland
Queens Library at Long Island City, 37-44 21st Street. 10:00 am—Saturday Morning Story Time
Queens Library at McGoldrick, 155-06 Roosevelt Avenue. 3:00 pm—An Afternoon of Korean Art and Culture. Tae Kwon Do demonstration and interaction, learn how to play the Korean drum, balloon performance, and Korean sing-along
Queens Library at Pomonok, 158-21 Jewel Avenue. 12 noon—Meet and Thank Council Member Rory Lancman; 1:30 pm—Saturday Fun Day! Magic, Clowns, and Balloons (for children); 3:00 pm—Jazz, Pop, and Soul, from Marvin Gaye to Bruno Mars (live performance)
Queens Library at Rego Park, 91-41 63 Drive. 1:30 pm—Saturday Fun Day! with Speedo The Clown (for children); 2:00 pm—Meet and Thank Council Member Karen Koslowitz; 3:00 pm—Broadway’s Forgotten Melodies (live performance)
Queens Library at Ridgewood, 20-12 Madison Street. 10:30 am—Family Story Time; 3:00 pm—What to Expect at College: Strategies to Help You Achieve Your Goals and Overcome Challenges
Queens Library at South Ozone Park, 128-16 Rockaway Boulevard. 10:00 am—Meet and Thank Council Member Ruben Wills; 1:30 pm—Storytelling with Franee the Clown (for children)
Queens Library at St. Albans, 191-05 Linden Boulevard. 1:30 pm—Saturday Fun Day! Magic, Clowns, and Balloons (for children); 3:00 pm—The Music of Motown (live performance)
Queens Library at Sunnyside, 43-06 Greenpoint Avenue. 4:00 pm—Anime Drawing Workshop for Children 7-12.
Queens Library at Windsor Park, 79-50 Bell Boulevard. 3:00 pm—50 Years of Jazz Guitar with Joe Knipes and David Hessell (live performance)
Queens Library at Woodhaven, 85-41 Forest Parkway. 11:00 am—Meet and Thank Council Member Eric Ulrich. 1:30 pm—Bilingual Birdies Concert: Songs for Young Children
Queens Library at Woodside, 54-22 Skillman Avenue. 2:00 pm—Bengali singer Md Khairul Alam (live performance)