It's Almost Time for the 2022-2023 School Year!
BACK-TO-SCHOOL GUIDEQueens Public Library is here for kids, parents, caregivers, and educators with our extensive Back-to-School Guide in three languages: English, Spanish (Español) and Chinese (中文)!
This year's Back-to-School Guide includes:
- Spotlight on Banned and Challenged Books
Our featured booklists are inspired by the 100 most popular banned and challenged books in circulation at QPL from the past decade. We are featuring a terrific selection of titles for young children as well as school-age and high school students.
- QPL Resource List
QPL offers access to public computers; free Wi-Fi and tablets to take home; the STACKS enrichment program for kids in grades K-5; and much more!
- School Sleep Schedule
Help your child get back on a school-year sleep schedule.
- College Readiness
Applying to college can be overwhelming, but QPL has plenty of valuable resources to help students with their journey.
- What is “School Refusal”?
Recognize school avoidance, and support your child in feeling safe and comfortable in a school environment. This section includes a list of local community-based youth programs.
- Family Communication
Tips for improving communication with your child.
- This Year's Giveaway!
From August 29 to September 2, get a free backpack when you borrow a banned or challenged book or sign up for a library card! While supplies last.
Back-to-School Guide Available now:
YEARLONG FREE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES
Additionally, we have created an extensive booklet featuring all of the free programs and services we have available all year long!
Our yearlong offers include:
- Resources for adults including immigration needs, services for homebound residents, and Brainfuse HelpNow for adult students
- Resources for new parents
- Learning and researching resources for kids in elementary school, including STACKS enrichment program and Brainfuse Homework Help
- Educational resources for kids in middle school
- Resources for high school students, including College Readiness
UPCOMING PROGRAMSJoin our upcoming programs to be ready for the classroom and beyond.
STACKSOur STACKS after school enrichment program, for kids in kindergarten through 5th grade, continues this fall, and offers students structured, grade appropriate activities, which are designed to stimulate curiosity in Science and Technology, Creative Thinking in the Arts, and a sense of wonder for the Humanities.
Books for Teens:
Does My Head Look Big in This? Book
Special Topics in Calamity Physics Book