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Upcoming Programs

Sep
28
12:30PM

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1:30PM

Vaccines for Older Adults

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Dr. Pipia from NY Presbyterian/Queens talks about the need for vaccines and which are recommended for older adults. This lecture is part of "Older Adults Day" activities at the Glen Oaks Library on September 28th.


Sep
28
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Double Trouble Concert

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

"Double Trouble", Evy Mayer and Jean Farnworth, sing an eclectic mix of songs which showcase their talents as vocalists, instrumentalists and interpreters.
"They are contemporary traditional musicians who sing about modern life with the same spirit troubadors of the 19th sang about their contemporary lives." Christine Lavin, WFUV, 90.7 FM


Sep
28
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Queens Museum Art History Lecture

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

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

Bay Terrace will feature William Gropper, a lecture series about the artist, known as a U.S. cartoonist, painter, lithographer and muralist.

Fresh Meadows lectures will feature
“The Ramones”, a lecture series about a singing group that originated from Forest Hills

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Sep
29
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.

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Sep
30
10:00AM

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10:30AM

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.


Sep
30
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Remember When...

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Share the memory of a special time in your life, led by Judy Kamilhor, freelance writer/librarian. This is a teleconference event. First time callers please call Mail a Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
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Sep
30
11:30AM

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1:00PM

Claim Your Lost Money

Location: Laurelton
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.


Oct
3
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.

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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.

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Oct
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 register.

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Oct
5
1:00PM

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3:00PM

The Quilting Project

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Learn sewing, planning and quilting processes to create a quilt project from small to large. Sewing lessons included if you have never used a sewing machine. Learn about types of fabrics and different approaches to designing a quilt.

Professional Teaching Artist Karen Fitzgerald leads this 8-session creative aging Quilting Project. Registration is required, space is limited. Please contact Queens Library @ Glen Oaks to Register for this class 718-831-8636.

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Oct
6
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.
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.


Oct
6
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Zumba Gold Workshop

Location: Sunnyside
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.

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Oct
7
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.

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Oct
11
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.

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Oct
11
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.

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Oct
12
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.

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Oct
12
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Ready New York

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Ready New York is NYC Emergency Management’s public education campaign. Through the program we encourage New Yorkers to learn about the hazards they may face in NYC and prepare for all types of emergencies by writing an emergency plan, choosing a meeting place, gathering supplies for their home, and preparing a Go Bag in case they need to leave their home in a hurry.

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Oct
13
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.

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Oct
14
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.

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Oct
18
1:15PM

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3:15PM

Introduction to Photography

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This is a creative 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.

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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
11:00AM

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12:30PM

The Poet in You

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

First-time participants, please call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
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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.

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Oct
20
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.


Oct
20
2:00PM

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3:15PM

Medicare Educational Seminar

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This Mail-A-Book programs looks at the As, Bs, Cs and Ds of Medicare and the changes that may affect you in 2017. Bill Wilkie, an independent Senior Health Insurance Representative, leads this program.


Oct
21
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Preventing Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

RN Kathy Moran leads a discussion about how to prevent Seasonal Affective Disorder, also known as winter depression or winter blues.


Oct
25
2:30PM

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4:00PM

Managing Diabetes

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Managing Diabetes with health educator Fiona Harvey, MPH. This is a teleconferenced program. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Oct
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.

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Nov
3
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Books and Beyond Topical Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Shyan Bhairo leads this teleconferenced topical discussion group.
The November topic is "Gypsies, a Nomadic Nation"
The December topic is "Home For The Holidays"
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.

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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
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Nov
8
2:00PM

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3:30PM

South America: Geography

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Learn about the countries from the continent of South America. This is a teleconferenced program for older adults. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


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.


Nov
14
1:30PM

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2:30PM

St. John's University School of Law Securities Arbitration Clinic: Investor-Education Seminar

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Topics will include common investor problems and scams, tips to avoid being a victim, protecting your investments, types of investments, and tips to keep track of your investments.


Nov
15
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Hypertension

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Hypertension: Causes and treatments. This is a teleconference event. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Nov
17
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 November book is "Miller's Valley" by Anna Quindlin and the December book is "Ocean at the End of the Lane" by Neil Gaiman. First-time callers should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
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Nov
22
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.


Nov
23
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Beaded Jewelry Workshop

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Learn how to make beaded jewelry with instructor Terry Go. Registration is required, only 10 spaces in each class. Call Glen Oaks Library to register. 1-718-831-8636
Supplies will be provided by the library. Two sessions: 11am and 1pm

Additional Program Dates/Locations
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Nov
25
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.

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

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Dec
9
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Magazine Paper Craft

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Please join us for this two part magazine craft. We will be creating Christmas Trees from recycled magazines. This program is for children ages 7-12. Registration is not required.

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Dec
13
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Africa: Geography

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Learn about the geography of Africa, its borders, cities, climate and topography, oceans and rivers. This is a teleconferenced program for older adults. First time callers please contact Mail a Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Dec
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.


Dec
20
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Brain Games

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Stimulating an aging brain may be a key part of dementia prevention. RN Kathy Moran will jog your memory today - the theme is the 50's and 60's. This is a teleconference event. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Dec
27
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.


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, two special teleconference events moderated by Queens Library Older Adult Services. Socialize, chit chit chat and mingle with your friends on this holiday New Years Eve from 7pm to 9pm; 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.