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Upcoming Programs

Jul
2
8:00PM

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9:00PM

After Hours: Topical Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Karen Quinones from Patriot tours leads a discussion about New York history. This is an evening teleconferenced discussion group. First-time callers should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Jul
2
8:00PM

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9:00PM

After Hours: Topical Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We talk about current events and trends at this evening teleconferenced discussion group. 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


Jul
6
1:00PM

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2:15PM

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


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Jul
7
2:00PM

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3:30PM

World War II

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We will talk about the cultural history of World War II at this teleconferenced discussion group, open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Jul
8
11:00AM

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12:30PM

You Be the Judge

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We discuss real court cases and verdicts at this teleconferenced program for older adults and the homebound. First-time participants must call 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


Jul
9
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Poetry-Writing Workshop

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Become "at home with poems": Learn how to break the rules of poetry so you can express yourself in your own words and style at a workshop led by Judy Kamilhor. This is a teleconference. First time callers should call Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Jul
10
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Just for Laughs

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Share a joke and a smile! 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.


Jul
14
2:00PM

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3:30PM

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.

Additional Dates


Jul
15
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.

Additional Dates


Jul
16
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. 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.


Jul
16
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. 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


Jul
17
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Colombia Past and Present

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We will discuss the cultural history of this South American nation. This is a teleconferenced program. 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


Jul
20
1:00PM

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4:00PM

Free Blood Pressure Screenings

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Stay healthy with Queens Library through free blood pressure screenings offered by the Visiting Nurse Service.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
21
10:15AM

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12:45PM

Smart Living with Technology: Introduction to the Internet

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

After this workshop, you will have the basic skills to begin to navigate the Internet. Topics covered include terminology, searching and browsing, the basic structure of a website and Internet safety. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Call 718-831-8636 to preregister.


Jul
21
1:30PM

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4:00PM

Smart Living with Technology: One-on-One

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Bring in your own Nook, Kindle, iPad or other similar device for individual instruction on how to use it. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
21
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Peru: History and Culture

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Learn about the history and culture of Peru. This is a teleconferenced discussion group open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Jul
22
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Bonnie's Book Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "Promises to Keep" by Jane Green. This is a teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants must call 718-464-0084 to preregister and obtain access numbers.


Jul
24
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Weird and Wacky Celebrations in July

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We will discuss traditional and non-traditional holidays and celebrations that happen in July. 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.


Jul
28
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Alice's Kitchen

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Alice Morley leads adiscussion on healthy cooking, food and recipes. This is a 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


Jul
29
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Marion's Art History Class

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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.


Jul
31
10:00AM

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12:00PM

STARS Senior Theater Performance

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

STARS senior theater group performs scenes from classic plays. This is a teleconferenced program. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Aug
4
1:30PM

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3:00PM

Healthy Eating: Sugar, Sugar Everywhere

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Registered nurse Kathy Moran discusses the effects of dietary sugar on our health. She will talk about where it is found in the foods we eat, which types to avoid, how much is too much and whether sugar substitutes are a good alternative.


Aug
5
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


Aug
7
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Bizarre and Unique Holidays

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We will discuss unique and different holidays celebrated in various locales. This is a teleconferenced program. First-time callers should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Aug
12
1:30PM

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2:45PM

Hudson River Rose: Folk Songs

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Anne Price and Rita Deutsch, who perform together as Hudson River Rose, entertain you with melodic songs by Kate Wolf, John Denver, Bill Staines, Carole King, the Beatles, Gordon Bok and others, singing in sweet harmony about love, rivers, dogs, homes, unicorns and friendship.


Aug
18
10:15AM

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12:45PM

Smart Living with Technology: Introduction to Email

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

In this introductory workshop, you will learn how to create an email account, log on, navigate your email account, send and receive messages and attach documents. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Preregister at 718-831-8636.


Aug
18
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Outstanding Men in History

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Cecile Walters will lead a game and discussion called "Who Am I? Famous Men in History." This is a teleconferenced event open to older adults and the homebound. Call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Aug
21
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.


Aug
26
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Bonnie's Book Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "The Last Time I Saw You" by Elizabeth Berg. This is a teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants must call 718-464-0084 to preregister and obtain access numbers.


Aug
28
10:00AM

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12:00PM

STARS Senior Theater Performance

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

STARS senior theater group performs scenes from classic plays. This is a teleconferenced program. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.