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Upcoming Programs

Feb
16
2:00PM

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3:30PM

The Roosevelts

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Kathy Cohen leads a discussion about the famous Roosevelts of the early 20th century: Theodore, Eleanor, and Franklin, each of whom made a unique contribution to today's world. This is a teleconferenced program. First time callers please call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Feb
17
11:00AM

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12:30PM

The Poet in You

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Tap into your natural ability to enjoy and create original poetry in this teleconferenced discussion group. First-time participants, please call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Feb
18
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Books and Beyond

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We will be discussing "A Spool of Blue Thread" by Anne Tyler at this teleconferenced discussion group for older adults and the homebound. First-time callers should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


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Feb
19
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Queens Museum

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Jason Yoon will lead a discussion about current and past exhibits at the Queens Museum. This is a teleconferenced program. First-time callers should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Feb
20
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Triboro: A Concert

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Triboro brings three-part harmonies to a wide range of songs, from gospel to Hawaiiana.


Feb
22
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Writing Workshop: Share Your Memories

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Kathy Cohen leads this 6-session teleconferenced writing workshop. Learn basics, tips, and techniques of memoir writing, and share writing assignments, thoughts, and ideas. First-time callers should contact 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Feb
22
1:30PM

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3:00PM

Skype a Crossword Puzzle

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We solve the puzzle together using your home computer and Skype. This Mail-a-Book program is open to all older adults and the homebound. Preregistration is required by calling 718-464-0084.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Feb
23
1:00PM

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4:00PM

Library Outreach at Bay Terrace

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Learn about outreach services using Mail-A-Book.


Feb
23
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Your Hearing

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This is a teleconferenced series led by audiologist Emily M. Esca. First-time callers should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers. 1/26 - signs and symptoms of hearing loss; 2/23 - causes of hearing loss; 3/22 - help for hearing loss beyond hearing aids; 4/26 - choosing the right hearing aid, which may not be the most expensive

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Feb
24
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Bingo

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We're playing bingo, and you can join in from home. This is a teleconferenced event open to older adults and the homebound. Call 718-464-0084 for bingo cards, chips and access numbers.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Feb
25
8:00PM

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9:00PM

After Hours: A Short-Story Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Bonnie Sue Pokorny moderates this teleconferenced evening short-story discussion group for older adults and the homebound. First-time callers, please contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers and to receive a copy of the story we will be discussing.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Feb
26
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Chit Chat and STARs Performance

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Chat and make friends over the phone, then enjoy scenes from classic plays performed by Senior Theater Acting Repertory. This is a teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Mar
2
11:00AM

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12:30PM

What Are You Reading?

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Find out what other people are reading, and tell them what you're reading now. This is a teleconferenced discussion open to all older adults and the homebound. Call Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 to preregister.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Mar
3
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Books and Beyond: Hindu Mythology

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Shyan Bhairo leads a discussion about Hindu Mythology in this teleconferenced discussion group. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Mar
4
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Marion's Art History Class

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Marion Mango chats about great art and artists. This is a teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Mar
8
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Dealing with Depression

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

As part of the Community Health Education Partnership series, Irene Cheng, Psy.D., a clinical psychologist at Flushing Hospital Mental Health Clinic, will discuss what depression is and how to treat it using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. This is a teleconference event. First time callers should contact Mail a Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Mar
8
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Tribute to Louis Armstrong

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Ricky Riccardi, archivist for the Louis Armstrong House Museum and author of “What a Wonderful World: The Magic of Louis Armstrong's Later Years,” leads this discussion.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Mar
10
8:00PM

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9:00PM

After Hours Topical Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This is a teleconferenced discussion group on popular culture and current events for older adults and the homebound. First-time callers should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Mar
11
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Arthritis and Joint Pain

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Kathy Moran, R.N. discusses causes and symptoms of arthritis and joint pain and available treatments.


Mar
15
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Chit Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Make friends and chat over the phone in this teleconferenced program. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Mar
16
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Beginning Mahjong

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Have you ever wanted to join a mahjong game but didn’t know how to play? Here’s your chance to learn! In six simple, step-by-step sessions, with enjoyable activities, Donna Miller-Small will teach you the skills for beginning play, so that you can share in the fun, excitement and camaraderie with others. Beginners and experienced players are both welcome. This is a sequential 6 session class. Registration limited to 16. Call Fresh Meadows @ 718 454-7272

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Mar
17
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Books and Beyond: Book Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "Dark Witch" by Nora Roberts at this teleconferenced discussion group for older adults and the homebound. First-time callers should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Mar
18
10:00AM

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12:00PM

SNAP Facts

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Find out if you qualify for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, formerly known as Food Stamps, and get help applying. Kim Lerner from Live-On NY joins this teleconferenced program to answer your questions and tell you about updates in benefits.


Mar
21
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Claim Your Lost Money

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Find out if New York State owes you money! Representatives from the Comptroller's Office will conduct a presentation and assist you in finding out if you have unclaimed funds.


Mar
25
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Chit Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Make friends and chat over the phone in this teleconferenced program. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Mar
25
11:00AM

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1:00PM

At Home With Words

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Express yourself in your own style. Judy Kamilhor leads this three session, six hour workshop. Come prepared to chat and reminisce. Share memorable experiences through writing or storytelling. Preregistration is required.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
4
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Gentle Yoga

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Leslie Taylor leads this is a gentle, beginning-level yoga class for older adults. Space is limited, and preregistration is required. Please call the library to preregister.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
7
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Books and Beyond: Idioms and Colloquialisms

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Shyan Bhairo leads a discussion about idioms and colloquialisms in different cultures during this teleconferenced discussion group. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Apr
8
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Chit Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Make friends and chat over the phone in this teleconferenced program. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Apr
12
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Allergies

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Immunologist Yong Luo, M.D., will discuss food and environmental allergies. This is a teleconferenced event. First time callers please call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Apr
19
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Hollywood and The Holocaust

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Marissa Berman, Assistant Director at The Harriet and Kenneth Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives at Queensborough Community College, will lead a discussion on Hollywood and the Holocaust.


Apr
20
1:00PM

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2:30PM

The Sounds of Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

LA Blacksmith and Wayne Holmes take you on their time machine to share their greatest hits -- "Let the Good Times Roll," “Georgia,” “I’ve Got a Woman," "Superstition," "Signed, Sealed, Delivered,” “Sunshine of My Life,” “What’s Going On,” “Mercy, Mercy Me,” “Let’s Get It On,” “Got to Give It Up” and more. This program is made possible by a 2015 NYC Neighborhood Library Award from the Charles H. Revson Foundation.


Apr
21
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Books and Beyond: Book Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We will discuss"All the Light We Cannot See" by Elizabeth Doerr during this teleconferenced discussion group for older adults and the homebound. First-time callers should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Apr
29
10:00AM

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12:00PM

At Home with Words

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We will talk and write about our personal memories and learn to express ourselves in our own style in this discussion group led by Judy Kamilhor. This is a teleconferenced event. First-time callers should call Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


May
5
1:00PM

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3:00PM

A Short Trip Through American Art

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

In this 3-session program, Karen Fitzgerald will present an overview of artwork through the lens of North America. Each session will deal with a specific time period, examining artwork as well as parallel economic, social and political trends. Register at the library or by phone 718-423-7004

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
6
2:30PM

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3:45PM

Triboro: A Concert

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Triboro hails from the boroughs of New York, but looks to other places and times for inspiration. Twelve years after their first CD, they are still going strong, bringing three-part harmonies to a wide range of songs ranging from gospel, Hawaiiana, traditional folk and old-time to bluegrass. TRIBORO has released a CD, *Harmony x 3*.


May
11
1:30PM

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2:45PM

"King" Solomon Hicks - The Ties Between Blues & Jazz

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

A musical concert with King Solomon Hicks and his band of brothers. Solomon intertwines Blues and Jazz in his own unique style. His performance is a tribute to Wes Montgomery, BB.King, Howling Wolf and a number of other blues artist! Solomon is a jazz and blues guitarist, singer, and composer. An eclectic musician, Solomon excels at a number of styles ranging from jazz, blues, classical, gospel, R&B, funk and classic rock.


Sep
22
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Exploring the relationship between still life, landscape and photography, an art history adventure

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

A three session art history series covering Egyptian times, through the 19th Century, exploring the relationship between still life, landscape and photography - an art history adventure

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates