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Enjoy summer with Queens Library!

Whether you’re a kid or an adult, you don’t need to be a victim of the summer slump. Keep your head in the game by writing an entry for the Summer Poetry Contest, rocking out at the Battle of the Bands, or using Scratch to learn coding. Plus, kids and teens can enjoy free nutritious meals. No matter what your interests are, you’ll find something to love at Queens Library.

Summer Reading

Be inspired and build a better world! We’ve got book lists and events to achieve your reading goals all summer long! Summer Reading is open to all ages.

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Summer Meals

Summer meals will be available at 35 libraries starting June 29 through September 1. Meals will be served from 1pm-2pm.

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Rockaway 31-Hour Summer Festival

Enjoy special story times, face painting, concerts, outdoor movies, yoga and meditation on the beach, a pop-up library on the boardwalk, and much more.

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Culture Connection

Make this summer unforgettable with Central Library’s Culture Connection. Culture Connection provides celebrated programming from the world of music, publishing, theater, film and much more to Queens, showcasing the work of emerging artists and renowned masters.

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Solar Eclipse Events

Don’t miss the solar eclipse! It’s the first one visible in the United States since 1979. Watch the eclipse and take part in a fun activity for a day you’ll never forget.

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Mobile Bus Tour

Queens Library will be touring Queens with the Mobile Library throughout the summer. Visit the Mobile Library to borrow books, sign up for a library card, and more!

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Google CS First

Join us for hands-on coding workshops and create your own video games, art projects, and music videos using Scratch software.

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Older Adults

Join Mail-A-Book teleconferences for lively discussions about your favorite books, art history, and culture; get health advice, and play Bingo! All of these activities and plenty more are available for our Older Adult members looking to stay social this summer.

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Queens Village Con

Hairy Lion Comics invites you to meet local artists, illustrators and representatives from your favorite comic stores from all over NYC.

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