Annual Programs

Annual Langston Hughes Celebration

Held the second Saturday in February, our annual Langston Hughes Celebration celebrates the legacy of Langston Hughes.  The celebration features musical performances, biographical documentary films on Poet Hughes, dramatic presentations and poetry readings.

Annual Kwanzaa Celebration

Langston Hughes most celebrated event is held the second Saturday in December - The Annual Kwanzaa Celebration.  It features up to 30 craft vendors, a food concession, libation ceremony, arts & crafts workshops and numerous musical performances throughout the day.

Annual Literary Arts Festival

This one-day festival celebrates writers and the power of our diverse Queens community.  Come along for a day of engaging, informative panels on the craft of writing and realities of the publishing industry, as well as talks by accomplished authors.

Annual Jazz in the Garden

Held the last Saturday in June, Jazz in the Garden takes place in the garden of the Louis Armstrong House in Corona, NY.  Featuring exciting jazz performances, this event is eagerly anticipated and attended by community residents and other supporters.

Annual Fall Jazz Brunch

Held the last Saturday in October at the Library, the Fall Jazz Brunch features a live performance by exciting guest artists, delicious brunch with champagne, and a raffle.