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Upcoming Programs

Aug
1
1:30PM

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2:30PM

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


Aug
2
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Food Allergies

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Yong Luo MD PHD leads this discussion about Food Allergies. This is a teleconferenced program for older adults and the homebound. First time callers please register by calling 718-464-0084


Aug
3
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 register.

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

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Aug
3
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Senior Center Catholic Charities Dellamonica

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Outreach and publicity to seniors about Mail-A-Book.


Aug
4
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Books and Beyond

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Shyan Bhairo leads this teleconferenced topical discussion group.
July Topic: Hitched on Hitchcock
Aug. Topic: Very Superstitous
First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Aug
5
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Marion's Art History Class

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Marion Mango discusses great art in this teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants please contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Aug
9
1:00PM

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5:00PM

SNAP, SCRIE and Medicare Benefits

Location: Rochdale 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. See if you are entitled to rent assistance through the Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) program. Get help applying for Medicaid. Call the outreach office of LiveOn, formerly Council of Senior Centers and Services of New York, at 347-815-5930, or email SNAP@liveon-ny.org for other times and locations.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
9
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


Aug
9
2:00PM

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2:45PM

Zumba Gold Workshop

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Zumba Gold uses dance moves mixed with exercise for an effective low-impact workout. Wear loose clothing and sneakers. Preregistration by phone is required for all sessions. Anyone attending this class will need to sign an exercise waiver.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
10
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 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


Aug
11
8:00PM

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9:00PM

After Hours: Author! Author!

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We're chatting about authors, books and genres. What to read next and which authors to put on your favorite list? This is a teleconference event. 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


Aug
12
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Queens Museum-Art History Lecture Series

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

A series of Art History lectures presented by the Queens Museum by teleconference. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for information about the lecture topic, and for access numbers. Topics include the Panorama, The World's Fair and artists Hongtu/Vida and Gropper/Oliver.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
16
2:00PM

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3:30PM

The Whitney Museum

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

The Whitney Museum leads this discussion about art and artists in their collection. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Aug
17
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Chit Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Socialize and make friends over the phone. 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


Aug
18
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Books and Beyond:

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

A teleconferenced book discussion group.
July: All the light we can not see by Anthony Doerr
Aug.: The girl on the train by Paula Hawkins
First-time callers should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Aug
19
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Medicare

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Eric Hausman is affiliated with the NY Department for the Aging. He is an independent consultant specializing in Medicare Education. Find out the latest information. This is a teleconferenced program. First time callers please contact Mail a Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Aug
23
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Queens Museum Art History Lecture

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Presented by Queens Museum educators. This is a 4 session lecture series.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
23
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Hearing Loss

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This is a teleconferenced series led by audiologist Emily M. Esca. First-time callers please contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Aug
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. 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


Aug
30
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.


Aug
31
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

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.


Sep
1
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Books and Beyond

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Shyan Bhairo leads this teleconferenced topical discussion group.
In September we will be talking about the life and times of Shirley Temple Black
The October topic is Witchology: The Salem Witch Trials to Bewitched
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


Sep
2
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Marion's Art History Class

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Marion Mango discusses great art in this teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants please 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


Sep
12
1:30PM

--to--

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. First time callers 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


Sep
12
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Gentle Yoga

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Leslie Taylor leads this 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


Sep
13
1:30PM

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3:00PM

Claim Your Lost Money

Location: Richmond Hill
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.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
13
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

The Whitney Museum

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

The Whitney Museum leads this discussion about art and artists in their collection. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Sep
15
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Books and Beyond: Book Discussion

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

A teleconferenced book discussion group.
The September title is "Ines of My Soul" by Isabel Allende
Kathy Reich's "Bones Never Lie" is the title for October.
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


Sep
16
10:00AM

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12:00PM

MOMA: The Foundation of Twentieth Century Art

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This two-part course will introduce participants to the foundations of twentieth-century art. Sessions will include lectures and discussions on specific objects, artists, and contemporary cultural projects. In the second session, we will consider early expressionist painting: Odillon Redon, James Ensor, and others. 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


Sep
19
1:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

SNAP, SCRIE and Medicare Benefits

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Find out if you qualify for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, formerly known as food stamps, and get help applying. See if you are entitled to rent assistance through the Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) program. Get help applying for Medicaid. Call the outreach office of LiveOn, formerly Council of Senior Centers and Services of New York, at 347-815-5930, or email SNAP@liveon-ny.org for other times and locations.


Sep
20
2:00PM

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3:30PM

The Poet in You

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Led by Denise Downing read and talk about your favorite poems.
First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Sep
22
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Still Life, Landscape, Photography: An Art History Adventure

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This 3-session series covers art from Egyptian times through the 19th Century and explores the relationship between still life, landscape, and photography.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
30
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 event. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Oct
4
2:00PM

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3:30PM

The Whitney Museum

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

The Whitney Museum leads this discussion about art and artists in their collection. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Oct
18
1:15PM

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3:15PM

Introduction to Photography

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This is a creative aging 8 session course in photography for adults ages 50+. The 9th session is a gallery showing of your work with professional teaching artist Karen Bourbeau. Registration is required. Call Glen Oaks Library at 718-831-8636.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
18
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Tribute to Louis Armstrong

Location: Queens Village
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. This is a teleconferenced program. First time callers please contact Mail a Book for access numbers, 718-464-0084.


Oct
19
1:00PM

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2:15PM

Pedestrian Safety for Seniors

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Eric Miu, Community Coordinator for the New York City Department of Transportation's Office of Safety Education, will offer tips for seniors on how to stay safe while crossing New York City streets and discuss Mayor de Blasio's new traffic safety initiative, Vision Zero. A question-and-answer session will follow the presentation.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
21
10:30AM

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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.


Oct
25
2:30PM

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4:00PM

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.


Nov
3
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Chair Yoga

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Certified instructor Didi Tapomaya teaches participants basic yoga techniques, breathing and relaxation exercises with guided visualization. Space is limited. Please register at the Glen Oaks Library - 718-831-8636

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

Additional Dates


Nov
12
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Double Entendre Concert

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Our focus this year is quartets. We will present a concert of oboe and bassoon quartets (including pieces for oboe, violin, viola, cello and bassoon, violin, viola, cello). The program will include Mozart, Devienne, Britten and a couple of contemporary arrangements for 2 oboes and 2 bassoons.