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A Season of Thanks
at Queens Library

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. But this year, it’s not just about eating turkey and pumpkin pie until you’re ready to burst. Queens Library is hosting a range of seasonal events, including Thanksgiving storytime, movies, craft activities, and even a recipe swap. So bring your family and friends, get crafty, and give thanks at your local library.

Upcoming Programs


Post-It Art Gallery: Thankful Theme

Please contribute to our Post-It art gallery! Ask the children's librarian for a Post-It, and draw something you're thankful for this family holiday. We're displaying all of the artwork!

Monday - Friday, November 20 – 24 @ 10am – 6pm
Queensboro Hill
60-05 Main Street, Flushing


Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids

Children of all ages are welcome to stop in and create a fun Thanksgiving craft.

Tuesday, November 21 @ 3:30pm
Maspeth
69-70 Grand Avenue


Origami Turkeys

Thanksgiving is here again and this is a program you're sure to "gobble up!" Origami Turkeys! Boys and girls from 6-12 years old are welcome to make an exciting craft that you'll be thankful for. No registration required, but space and supplies are limited.

Tuesday, November 21 @ 4pm
Central Library
89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica


Turkey Tuesday

Make a turkey decoration for Thanksgiving! Ages 4-11.

Tuesday, November 21 @ 4pm
Elmhurst
86-07 Broadway


Thanksgiving Day Craft

Kids are welcome to create beautiful Thanksgiving crafts.

Tuesday, November 21 @ 4pm
Flushing
41-17 Main Street


Celebrate Thanksgiving!

Join us in celebrating Thanksgiving by discussing the origins of Thanksgiving followed by a fun craft. Preregistration is required. Space is limited.

Tuesday, November 21 @ 4pm
Peninsula
92-25 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Rockaway Beach


Thanksgiving Craft

Join us to celebrate the season with a Thanksgiving craft. For all ages; children under 9 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

Tuesday, November 21 @ 4pm
Poppenhusen
121-23 14 Avenue, College Point


Centerpiece Craft

Come join us in making a centerpiece craft for your Thanksgiving table. Registration is required.

Tuesday, November 21 @ 4:30pm
Corona
38-23 104 Street


Thanksgiving Placemat Craft

Come make a colorful paper place-mat to decorate your space at the table for Thanksgiving at the Hillcrest Library! For children 4 and up.

Wednesday, November 22 @ 3pm
Hillcrest
187-05 Union Turnpike, Flushing


Thanksgiving Craft for Kids

Celebrate Thanksgiving with a fun craft! Children ages 5-11 are welcome.

Wednesday, November 22 @ 3:30pm
Seaside
116-15 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Rockaway Park


Thanksgiving Craft

Children ages 5 to 12 are welcome to make Thanksgiving crafts.

Wednesday, November 22 @ 4pm
Queens Village
94-11 217 Street


Thanksgiving Arts and Crafts

It's turkey time! Thanksgiving handprint, footprint, & fingerprint art, turkey crafts for all school-age kids.

Wednesday, November 22 @ 4pm
South Hollis
204-01 Hollis Avenue


Movie: "Big Hero 6"

Join us for a post-Thanksgiving viewing of the Disney animated film, "Big Hero 6". A team of superheroes and their robot Baymax take on the bad guys and try to save the day.

Friday, November 24 @ 12pm
Queensboro Hill
60-05 Main Street, Flushing


Decorate your house for Thanksgiving: Floral Arrangements with Anna Kao

Floral Artist Anna Kao will provide instruction on the fine art of floral arranging.

Saturday, November 25 @ 3pm
Woodside
54-22 Skillman Avenue


Monday Afternoon Family Movies

Visit the Briarwood Library and Join us for two great family movies:  "What's Cooking" (2000, rated PG-13) and "Born in China" (2017, rated G).

Monday, November 27 @ 4pm
Briarwood
85-12 Main Street