Events

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



Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

Woodside ( 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM )

Queens Memory will be hosting a public oral history workshop at the Woodside Library. The workshop will be directed by Queens Memory Director Natalie Milbrodt. Attendees will learn effective interview methods, and gain some experience performing mock interviews with other attendees. Great for beginners as well as the experienced.

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

Central Library ( 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM )

Volunteers in the Vaults is a public bi-monthly program aimed at Queens Memory volunteers and at the general public interested in learning about our upcoming programs and opportunities. Attendees will also have the chance to discuss possible Queens related oral history projects and network with Queens Memory Program staff. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP with richard.lee@queenslibrary.org.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Tech Incubator Classroom (CEP Hall 2), Queens College, CUNY, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing, NY 11367 ( 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM )

We will conduct a hands-on training session on the Queens College campus for volunteers who want to learn or brush up on their oral history interviewing skills. The workshop, which is co-sponsored by the college's Tech Incubator and Hellenic-American Oral History Project, will cover such topics as interviewing techniques, recording technology and the creation of timecode outlines. The training is free and open to all volunteers; please RSVP to Lori.Wallach@qc.cuny.edu.

Saturday, November 18th, 2017

Fresh Meadows ( 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM )

Story Quilt Celebration and Exhibit Opening

Saturday, December 9th, 2017

Sunnyside ( 2:30 PM - 4:30 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, how to ask good questions, make a high-quality recording, and how to submit your completed interview to the library.

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

Central Library ( 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM )

Volunteers in the Vaults is a public bi-monthly program aimed at Queens Memory volunteers and at the general public interested in learning about our upcoming programs and opportunities. Attendees will also have the chance to discuss possible Queens related oral history projects and network with Queens Memory Program staff. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP with richard.lee@queenslibrary.org.

Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

Central Library ( 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM )

Volunteers in the Vaults is a public bi-monthly program aimed at Queens Memory volunteers and at the general public interested in learning about our upcoming programs and opportunities. Attendees will also have the chance to discuss possible Queens related oral history projects and network with Queens Memory Program staff. Light refreshments will be served. RSVP with richard.lee@queenslibrary.org.