Events

Queens Memory events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. For additional information, contact us.



Thursday, February 21st, 2019

Sunnyside ( 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM )

Learn how to conduct a great interview to capture the history of your family or neighborhood as a Queens Memory volunteer interviewer. Queens Memory volunteers are working all over the borough to collect residents' stories and photos for safekeeping in the Queens Library digital archives. You will learn how to prepare for an interview, ask good questions, make a high-quality recording, and submit your completed interview to the library.

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

Benjamin S. Rosenthal Library, 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, NY 11367 ( 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM )

This special Volunteers in the Vaults event will be hosted by the staff of the Queens College Special Collections and Archives. Archives staff will open their vaults to share some treasures from their collections with current and aspiring Queens Memory volunteers. Please join us! Volunteers in the Vaults is a public, bi-monthly program for Queens Memory volunteers and at the general public interested in learning about our upcoming events and volunteer opportunities. Attendees have the chance to discuss their ideas for Queens-related oral history projects and network with Queens Memory volunteers and staff. RSVP to digitalarchives@queenslibrary.org

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

South Hollis ( 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM )

Join South Hollis staff and Queens Memory for an eight-week podcast and oral history workshop this spring as part of our year-long Stories from South Hollis program! Teens (grades 7 and up) will learn the basics of creating a podcast, interview two South Hollis residents, and learn about editing archival material with the goal of creating two new podcast episodes about South Hollis. Registration recommended.

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

South Hollis ( 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM )

Join South Hollis staff and Queens Memory for an eight-week podcast and oral history workshop this spring as part of our year-long Stories from South Hollis program! Teens (grades 7 and up) will learn the basics of creating a podcast, interview two South Hollis residents, and learn about editing archival material with the goal of creating two new podcast episodes about South Hollis. Registration recommended.

Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

South Hollis ( 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM )

Join South Hollis staff and Queens Memory for an eight-week podcast and oral history workshop this spring as part of our year-long Stories from South Hollis program! Teens (grades 7 and up) will learn the basics of creating a podcast, interview two South Hollis residents, and learn about editing archival material with the goal of creating two new podcast episodes about South Hollis. Registration recommended.

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

South Hollis ( 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM )

Join South Hollis staff and Queens Memory for an eight-week podcast and oral history workshop this spring as part of our year-long Stories from South Hollis program! Teens (grades 7 and up) will learn the basics of creating a podcast, interview two South Hollis residents, and learn about editing archival material with the goal of creating two new podcast episodes about South Hollis. Registration recommended.

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

South Hollis ( 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM )

Join South Hollis staff and Queens Memory for an eight-week podcast and oral history workshop this spring as part of our year-long Stories from South Hollis program! Teens (grades 7 and up) will learn the basics of creating a podcast, interview two South Hollis residents, and learn about editing archival material with the goal of creating two new podcast episodes about South Hollis. Registration recommended.

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

South Hollis ( 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM )

Join South Hollis staff and Queens Memory for an eight-week podcast and oral history workshop this spring as part of our year-long Stories from South Hollis program! Teens (grades 7 and up) will learn the basics of creating a podcast, interview two South Hollis residents, and learn about editing archival material with the goal of creating two new podcast episodes about South Hollis. Registration recommended.

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

South Hollis ( 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM )

Join South Hollis staff and Queens Memory for an eight-week podcast and oral history workshop this spring as part of our year-long Stories from South Hollis program! Teens (grades 7 and up) will learn the basics of creating a podcast, interview two South Hollis residents, and learn about editing archival material with the goal of creating two new podcast episodes about South Hollis. Registration recommended.

Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

South Hollis ( 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM )

Join South Hollis staff and Queens Memory for an eight-week podcast and oral history workshop this spring as part of our year-long Stories from South Hollis program! Teens (grades 7 and up) will learn the basics of creating a podcast, interview two South Hollis residents, and learn about editing archival material with the goal of creating two new podcast episodes about South Hollis. Registration recommended.

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

Douglaston/Little Neck ( 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM )

Join neighborhood historian Michael Kurucz for a photo “tour” of historic Douglaston and Little Neck, along with views of the same spots as they exist today. Explore a wonderful collection of photos, postcards, ephemera and maps, and bring your own family’s stories and photos to share. The Queens Memory team will be on hand to scan and save them to a free flash drive that you can take home. This event is co-sponsored by the Friends of the Douglaston / Little Neck Community Library.

Saturday, May 4th, 2019

Douglaston/Little Neck ( 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM )

Join neighborhood historian Michael Kurucz for a photo “tour” of historic Douglaston and Little Neck, along with views of the same spots as they exist today. Explore a wonderful collection of photos, postcards, ephemera and maps, and bring your own family’s stories and photos to share. The Queens Memory team will be on hand to scan and save them to a free flash drive that you can take home. This event is co-sponsored by the Friends of the Douglaston / Little Neck Community Library.