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Celebrate Halloween at Queens Library

Enjoy tons of Halloween festivities at Queens Library with spooky parties, parades, face painting, movies and crafts!

 

 

 

Haunted Library Halloween

There are ghastly, ghostly, giggly fun and tricks and treats for everyone at this program for children and teens ...

New Books in Chinese

Looking for books to read in Chinese? Check out these new arrivals.

想讀到最新的中文書嗎?請看以下新書介紹!

 

 

 

人生百忌. Ren sheng bai ji. 3, Liu Yong jiao ni tou shi ren xin

 

樹, 不在了 / Shu, bu zai le

New Arrivals in Spanish

Buscando libros para leer en español? Échale  un vistazo a estos nuevos libros en español:

Juego de Tronos
By George R. R. Martin

Con Juego de Tronos George R. R. Martin ha creado una obra maestra, ofreciendo todos los mejores aspectos del género. Misterio, intriga, ...

Free Financial Coaching

Are money problems causing you stress? A financial coach can help you build the skills you need to manage money and gain stability!

One-on-one appointments will cover:

• Reviewing and understanding your credit report
• Addressing debt-related legal problems
• Dealing with debt ...

Sunday Concerts at Central: 29th Annual Series

Queens Library invites you to a series of free concerts featuring world music. Events take place on Sundays at 3:00 pm between October 2014-June 2015 at Queens Central Library. 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica, NY 11432.
 

 

 


Casplash A.K.A Caribbean ...

Oct
31
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. Senior Theater Acting Repertory presents scenes from classic plays. 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.


Oct
31
11:00AM

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1:30PM

STARs: Senior Theater Acting Repertory

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Calling all older adults! Join our galaxy of STARs and perform theatrical works at the library with a great group of people!

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Writing Workshop: Share Your Memories

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Kathy Cohen leads a four-session workshop on writing memoirs. Learn the basics and get tips and techniques. There will be writing assignments and sharing of thoughts and ideas. This is a teleconferenced event. Call 718-464-0084 to preregister.

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

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Nov
3
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Skype a Crossword

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We solve the puzzle together using your home computer and Skype. This program is open to all older adults and homebound Mail-a-Book patrons. 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


Nov
3
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Pedestrian Safety for Seniors

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Eric Miu, Community Coordinator for the New York City Department of Transportation's Office of Safety Education, will conduct this pedestrian safety workshop to educate seniors about crossing New York City streets. Seniors will learn safety tips and about Mayor de Blasio's new traffic safety initiative, Vision Zero. There will be a question-and-answer session at the end of the presentation.


Nov
3
5:30PM

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6:45PM

Chess Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Practice your chess skills with other adults weekly on Monday and Thursday evenings.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
4
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Concerts in Motion Presents Vocalist Abby Powell

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Abby Powell, praised by the New York Times as a singer of "solid and youthful" tone, has performed on the operatic and world recital stages. This is a teleconferenced event. First-time participants should call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Nov
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


Nov
5
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Discussion Group: For Men Only

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Men are invited to call into our program to talk about health, sports, politics and other topics of interest in this weekly discussion group. This is a teleconferenced event open to 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


Nov
5
5:30PM

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6:30PM

Belly Dancing 101: An Introduction

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 36 openings

Belly dancing, also known as "raqs sharqui," is an ancient, mystical and healing dance form. Learn its fundamentals with Cashel Campbell. Preregistration is required for each session at queenslibrary.org/events.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
8:00PM

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9:00PM

Women in History: After Hours Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Women of influence, countries and customs . . . . We chat about them all! This is an evening teleconferenced event. First-time callers should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Nov
7
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Sing Along with Rich

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Sing your old-time favorite tunes with Richard Kagan in this is a teleconferenced event open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants must call 718-464-0084 to obtain access numbers.


Nov
7
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Bring your supplies and make new friends!

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

Additional Dates


Nov
10
11:00AM

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2:00PM

Defensive Driving

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This class is offered by AARP.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
12
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

You Be the Judge

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We discuss real court cases and verdicts. This is a 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


Nov
12
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Movie Afternoon

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Spend an afternoon watching a movie in the comfort of the library! This month's selection is "Million Dollar Arm" (2014), rated PG.


Nov
14
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Preventing Falls

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Registered nurse Kathy Moran leads a discussion for seniors on how to prevent falls. This is a teleconference event open to older adults and the homebound. First-time callers should preregister at 718-464-0084.


Nov
18
11:30AM

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12:30PM

Introduction to Email

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Learn how to create and navigate an email account, log on, send and receive email messages and attach documents. Participants must have basic computer skills. Preregistration and a valid Queens Library card are required.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
18
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


Nov
19
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 callers must call 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


Nov
19
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We will discuss " The Round House," a novel by Louise Erdrich.


Nov
20
4:00PM

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5:15PM

Mitch Kahn Sings Academy Award-Winning Songs

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Singer and pianist Mitch Kahn celebrates the legacies of Jerome Kern, Irving Berlin, the Gershwins, Johnny Mercer and others.


Nov
20
8:00PM

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9:00PM

After Hours: A Short Story Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Bonnie Sue Pokorny will be moderating this teleconferenced evening short-story discussion group. We meet the third Thursday of each month. 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


Nov
21
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Medicare Minutes

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Nancy Herman joins us from the Medicare Rights Center 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


Nov
25
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Queens Farm Museum

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Learn more about the Queens County Farm Museum. It began in 1697 as a farm, occupies New York City's largest remaining tract of undisturbed farmland and contains historic farm buildings, a greenhouse, livestock, planting fields, an orchard and an herb garden. This is a teleconferenced discussion open to older adults and the homebound. Call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Nov
26
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Bonnie's Book Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month's book selection is "The Husband List" by Janet Evanovich and Dorien Kelly. This is a teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants must call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Nov
28
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Chit Chat and STARs Performance

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Chat and make friends over the phone. Senior Theater Acting Repertory presents scenes from classic plays. 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.


Dec
1
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Skype a Crossword

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We solve the puzzle together using your home computer and Skype. This program is open to all older adults and homebound Mail-a-Book patrons. 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


Dec
3
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

A Quilting Workshop

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

In this two-session workshop, Alacia Stubbs will demonstrate how to create easy quilting designs. Materials will be provided. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
4
8:00PM

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9:00PM

After Hours Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This is an evening program for older adults and the home-bound. Karen Quinones from Patriot Tours is our guest tonight. She will lead an informative and anecdotal discussion about the history of lower New York. 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


Dec
5
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Healthy and Unhealthy Fats

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Registered nurse Kathy Moran leads a discussion about nutrition, explaining the difference between healthy and unhealthy fats. This is a teleconference event open to older adults and the homebound. First-time callers should preregister at 718-464-0084.


Dec
16
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
23
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Alzheimer's Disease

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Roberto Reyes, Alzheimer's Association Outreach Manager, answers questions about Alzheimer's Disease. This is a teleconferenced program. First-time callers must preregister at 718-464-0084.


Dec
24
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Bonnie's Book Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month's book selection is "The Red Garden" by Alice Hoffman This is a teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants must call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Dec
26
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Boxing Day

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

The day following Christmas Day is known as Boxing Day. Learn more about the history and traditions of this holiday in this teleconferenced program. First-time callers, please preregister with Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084.


Dec
30
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Health Talk for Seniors

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Registered nurse Kathy Moran leads this teleconferenced event open to older adults and the homebound. First-time callers should preregister at 718-464-0084.


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What does a Friends Group do?

Friends of Library - Chapter. Contact Community Library Manager at or Office of Government and Community Affairs (GCA) at (718) 990-0817 if you are interested in joining.