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Upcoming Programs

Sep
19
10:30AM

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12:00PM

The Poet in You

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Share and discuss your poetry. This is a teleconference event. First-time participants, please call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Sep
19
3:00PM

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5:00PM

The Quilting Project

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Professional teaching artist Karen Fitzgerald leads the class in sewing, planning, and quilting processes to create a quilt project from small to large. Participants will learn about the different types of fabrics and approaches to designing a quilt. If you have never used a sewing machine, sewing lessons are included. This is a nine-session course, including a culminating event. Please call 718-357-6643 to register for this class. Space is limited.

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

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Sep
20
12:30PM

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2:30PM

Working with Clay: A Workshop

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

A four-session workshop with teaching artist Alacia Stubbs. Learn how to sculpt with air drying clay. You will learn how to varnish and decorate with acrylic paint. Registration is limited. Please call the library to register.

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

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Sep
20
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Gentle Yoga

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Leslie Taylor leads this gentle, beginning-level yoga class for older adults. First-come, first-served; space is limited.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
20
8:00PM

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9:00PM

After Hours Book Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This is an evening book discussion group by teleconference. First-time callers please contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers and for this month's book selection.


Sep
21
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Dealing with Hearing Loss

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This is a teleconferenced program on hearing loss with audiologist Emily Esca. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Sep
21
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Music and Movement Workshop for Seniors

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Linda Choldenko leads a music and movement workshop for seniors 50+. Ms. Choldenko is professional dancer, director, and choreographer. She worked on Broadway, off Broadway, and in regional theatre, touring companies, and in Paris and Montreal. She has been a Teaching Artist with Lincoln Center for 20 years.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
21
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Music and Movement Workshop for Seniors

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Linda Choldenko leads a music and movement workshop for seniors ages 50 and up. Ms. Choldenko is a professional dancer, director, and choreographer. She worked in Broadway, off Broadway, and in regional theatre, touring companies, and in Paris and Montreal. She has been a teaching artist with Lincoln Center for 20 years.


Sep
24
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Crosswords

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We solve the puzzle together using your home computer. 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.


Sep
24
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Jewelry Making Project with Phyllis Ger

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Registration is limited to 15 participants. Please register at the library.

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

Additional Dates


Zumba Gold Workshop

Sep, 25, 1:15PM
Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Zumba Gold instructor Suzanne Windland will teach dance moves mixed with exercise for an effective low-impact workout. Wear loose clothing and sneakers. First-come, first-served.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
25
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Let's Be Creative

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

A hands-on series of arts and crafts projects by teleconference for home-bound customers. Craft kits will be supplied by the library. Registration is required. First-time callers, please contact Mail-a-Book to sign up and to receive your craft kit, 718-464-0084.


Older Adults Day: Podogeriatric Care: The Management of Foot Care for Older Patients

Sep, 26, 10:15AM
Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Dr. Stanley Chen from New York Hospital Queens leads this lecture about podogeriatric care, the management of foot care for older patients. This is part of Older Adults Day at Glen Oaks.


Older Adults Day: Stenciling Project

Sep, 26, 11:00AM
Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

We're making a watercolor project with teaching artist Karen Fitzgerald. Registration required. Call 718-831-8636 to register. This is part of Older Adults Day at Glen Oaks.


Older Adults Day: Brain Games

Sep, 26, 11:15AM
Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Exercise your mind and test your long-term and short-term memory at a discussion led by registered nurse Kathy Moran.


Older Adults Day: Healthy Eating

Sep, 26, 12:15PM
Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Elissa Meditz, MS, RD, CSO, CDN, outpatient clinical dietitian/nutritionist from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, leads this Healthy Eating for Older Adults program, part of Older Adults Day at Glen Oaks.


Preventing Falls: Reduce Your Risk

Sep, 26, 1:15PM
Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Do you worry about falling? Learn what you can do to reduce your risk and build confidence in your ability to move around freely and independently.
Speaker: Alan Ho, PT, DPT, Senior Physical Therapist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center


Older Adults Day: Music and Movement Workshop for Seniors

Sep, 26, 1:30PM
Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Linda Choldenko leads a music and movement workshop for seniors 50+. Ms. Choldenko is a professional dancer, director, and choreographer. She worked on Broadway, off Broadway, in regional theatre, touring companies, and in Paris and Montreal. She has been a Teaching Artist with Lincoln Center for 20 years, along with working with America Ballet Theatre and New York City Ballet.


Older Adults Day: Love Songs from Around the World

Sep, 26, 3:00PM
Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Cantor Irene Failenbogen is a singer-songwriter from Buenos Aires, Argentina. She is a crossover artist who has performed in operas, musical comedies, and theatre. She was trained as a Hazzan in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and lead liturgical services for Rosh HaShanah, Yom Kippur, and Shabbat. Celebrate the world in music on Older Adults Day at Glen Oaks.


Sep
27
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.


Sep
28
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.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
29
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Working with Clay: A Workshop

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

A three-session workshop with teaching artist Alacia Stubbs. Learn how to sculpt with air drying clay. You will learn how to varnish and decorate with acrylic paint. Registration is limited. Call Sunnyside to register for this program at 718-784-3033.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
1
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Crosswords

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We solve the puzzle together using your home computer. 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


Oct
1
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Collage/Watercolor Workshop

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Teaching artist Richard Estrin leads this four-session collage workshop. Registration is required. Please contact the East Flushing Library at 718-357-6643 to sign up.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
2
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


Oct
2
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Drawing to See: A Creative Aging Program

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

This is an eight week program where participants will learn a variety of drawing techniques, deepening the experience. For beginners as well as students who wish to broaden their understanding of basic approaches to drawing. The ninth session will be a culminating event consisting of a gallery showing of participants' work. This is a Lifetime Arts Creative Aging program for adults age 50 and up. Pre-Registration is required. Please call the Hillcrest Library to register 718-454-2786

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

Additional Dates


Oct
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.

Additional Dates


Oct
3
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Working with Watercolors

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Professional teaching artist Richard Estrin leads this nine session sequential Introduction to Watercolor workshop. Learn about color theory and the basics of watercolor painting. Pre-registration is required. Call Kew Garden Hills Library to register 718-261-6654

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

Additional Dates


Oct
4
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Classic Concert

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Music critics have described I-Heung Lee's performance as graceful, thoughtful, and intelligent, touched with a unique style of artistic sophistication. Ms. Lee performs extensively in Asia as well as at Carnegie Hall and Alice Tully Hall in New York. Her repertoire includes works by Mozart, Franz Liszt, Maurice Ravel and Frederic Chopin.


Oct
4
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Aging Mastery: 50+ Wellness 10 Session Workshop

Location: Seaside
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

The Aging Mastery Program is a ten-session workshop. Classes are led by experts in their field. Topics: exercise, sleep, nutrition, finances, planning, relationships, medication, community engagement, & falls prevention. Preregistration is required. For customers who live in the Rockaways only. There is a screening process. Call Seaside Library at 718-634-1876 or organizer Susan Lavin at 718-368-5079. Led by National Council on Aging.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
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.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
9
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Chit Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Oct
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


Oct
11
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Creative Aging: Pastel Art Workshop

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 4 openings

Participants will strengthen their drawing skills by working with oil-based pastels. We will explore the range of techniques pastels offer, as well as examine the medium's potential for expressiveness. Participants will also spend time working with photo-based imagery as a source and point of departure in constructed drawings. Preregistration and a commitment to attend all sessions is required. Space is limited. Call the Sunnyside Library to sign up 718-784-3033 - For Older Adults 50+

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

Additional Dates


Oct
11
8:00PM

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9:00PM

After Hours Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Local historian Oliver Hummel from the Queens Museum leads this discussion. This is a teleconference event. First-time callers 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


Oct
12
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Chit Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Oct
16
2:00PM

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3:30PM

MOMA Art Lecture

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

MoMA leads the discussion about current art exhibits at the museum. This is a teleconference. First- time callers please contact Mail a Book for access numbers: 718-464-0084.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
17
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

The Poet in You

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Share and discuss your poetry. This is a teleconference event. 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


Oct
19
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Memories and Stories

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Share your memories; tell your story. This is a teleconference chat. 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


Oct
23
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Concerts in Motion

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Concerts in Motion will present a live concert. This is a teleconference event. First-time callers, please contact Mail-a-Book for access numbers at 718-464-0084.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
23
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Love Songs From Around The World

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Natalie Zeitlin sings beautiful love songs from around the world in Hebrew, French, Italian, Spanish, Greek, and more. Enjoy an afternoon of music and singing.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
24
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Chit Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Oct
25
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Zumba Gold Workshop

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Zumba Gold instructor Suzanne Windland will teach dance moves mixed with exercise for an effective low-impact workout. Wear loose clothing and sneakers. First-come, first-served.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
25
8:00PM

--to--

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


Oct
27
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Beginning Tai Chi

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Instructor Kevin M. Sullivan teaches participants a gentle form of martial arts often referred to as "meditation in motion." Space is limited on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
29
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Investor Education - St. John's University

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

This program is presented by St. John's university students from the School of Law Securities Arbitration Clinic. Topics will include common scams, tips to avoid being a victim, protecting your investments, types of investments, and how to track your investments.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
30
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Chit Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Nov
2
10:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Working with Clay: A Workshop for Seniors

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

A four-session workshop with teaching artist Alacia Stubbs. Learn how to sculpt with air drying clay. You will learn how to varnish and decorate with acrylic paint. Registration is limited. Please call the library to register. Funded through Older Adult Services - for Seniors.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Beginning Tai Chi

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Instructor Kevin M. Sullivan teaches participants a gentle form of martial arts often referred to as "meditation in motion." Space is limited on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Beginning Tai Chi

Nov, 6, 1:15PM
Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Instructor Kevin M. Sullivan teaches participants a gentle form of martial arts often referred to as "meditation in motion." Space is limited on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
9
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Down Memory Lane

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Let's go down memory lane with your stories, led by Cecile Walters. This is a teleconference program. First-time callers please register with Mail-a-Book to receive access numbers.


Nov
13
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Medicare Renewal with Eric Hausman

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Eric Hausman, indepandent consultant for NYC Dept. for the Aging, will discuss Medicare renewal.
First-time participants should contact Mail-A-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Nov
14
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Beginning Tai Chi

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Instructor Kevin M. Sullivan teaches participants a gentle form of martial arts often referred to as "meditation in motion." Space is limited on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
15
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Doll Making Craft

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Older Adult Services presents: Learn how to make dolls using yarn and learn about the history of doll making.


Nov
16
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Queens History: The Industrial Revolution

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This is a teleconference event. Queens Historian, Oliver Hummel, leads a discussion about the Industrial Revolution. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Nov
19
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Shaping Stories: Memoir Writing Workshop

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Judy Kamilhor leads Shaping Stories, a three-session memoir writing workshop. Please register at the East Flushing Library or by calling 718-357-6643.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
20
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Senior Health Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Senior health chat with RN Kathy Moran. First-time participants, please register at 718-464-0084 to obtain access numbers.


Nov
23
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Chit Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Nov
26
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Broadway Gems

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Not required

Natalie Zeitlin performs songs from Broadway, including fantastic songs like "All the Things You Are," "As Time Goes By," "I'll Be Seeing You," "He Touched Me," and more. Enjoy an afternoon of fun and music.


Nov
27
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Smithsonian Institution Native American Art

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

The Smithsonian Institution is our guest on the teleconference today. We are discussing Native American art and history. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Dec
6
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Working with Clay: A Workshop for Seniors

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

A four-session workshop with teaching artist Alacia Stubbs. Learn how to sculpt with air drying clay. You will learn how to varnish and decorate with acrylic paint. Registration is limited. Please call the library to register. Funded through Older Adult Services for Seniors.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
14
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Chit Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Dec
18
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Dealing with Hearing Loss

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This is a teleconferenced program on hearing loss with audiologist Emily Esca. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Dec
31
7:00PM

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9:00PM

New Year's Teleconferences

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Ring in the New Year with friends at two special teleconference events moderated by Queens Library Older Adult Services. Socialize, chit chat, and mingle with your friends on this holiday New Years Eve from 7pm to 9pm and New Years Day from 11am to 1pm. Come join the fun. You don't have to be alone this holiday season! First-time callers must preregister at 718-464-0084.

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

Additional Dates