Apr
21
1:00PM

Skype a Crossword

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.


Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required
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This is a recurring event. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Apr
21
2:00PM

Acting and Improvisation: A Creative Aging Course

This workshop is for adults age 55 and up who want to unleash their inner creativity through writing, acting and storytelling. It is presented in partnership with Lifetime Arts. There are eight classes and one culminating event. You must preregister for all nine sessions.


Location: Queens Village
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings
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Apr
21
5:30PM

Chess Club

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


Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required
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This is a recurring event. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Apr
22
11:30AM

Internet for Beginners

Learn the basics of navigating the Internet. Participants should know how to use a computer keyboard and mouse. Preregistration and a library card are required.


Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required
Additional Event Dates/Locations
This is a recurring event. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Apr
22
2:00PM

Sciatica: What You Need to Know

Registered nurse Kathy Moran presents a program about coping with back pain and sciatica, including symptoms, causes and treatments. This is a teleconference event. First-time callers, please contact 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Apr
23
11:00AM

Bonnie's Book Discussion Group

This month's selection is "The Best of Me" by Nicholas Sparks. 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.


Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Apr
24
2:00PM

YOUR Stories

YOUR Stories: A memoir writing project. This is a teleconference program. First time callers should contact 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required
Additional Event Dates/Locations
This is a recurring event. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Apr
24
3:30PM

Create Your Own Jewelry Box: A Crafts Workshop for Adults

Don't throw away that chocolate box yet! Phyllis Ger demonstrates how to transform found materials into a beautifully-styled jewelry box.


Location: Queens Village
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Apr
25
10:00AM

Chit Chat and STAR Theater

STAR, or Senior Theater Acting Repertory, performs scenes from classic plays. 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.


Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Apr
25
11:00AM

STARs: Senior Theater Acting Repertory

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


Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required
Additional Event Dates/Locations
This is a recurring event. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Apr
25
1:30PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Bring your knitting and crochet supplies and projects and make new friends.


Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Apr
28
11:00AM

Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center

Marisa Berman, Assistant Director of the Kupferberg Holocaust Center and Archive at Queensborough Community College CUNY, will lead a discussion for Holocaust Remembrance Day. This is a teleconference open to all older adults and the homebound. First-time participants please call Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Apr
30
11:00AM

Writing Workshop: Share Your Memories

Kathy Cohen leads a writing workshop to capture and share your memories in words. This is a teleconferenced event. First-time participants should call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

May
2
10:00AM

How Attitude Shapes Behavior

Attitudes have a powerful influence on behavior. Registered nurse Kathy Moran discusses how attitudes form and how they affect a person's way of thinking and behaving. This is a teleconference open to older adults and the homebound. First-time callers should preregister at 718-464-0084.


Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

May
6
2:30PM

Make Your Own Pillowcase

Show your crafty side with a pillowcase you make using easy sewing techniques! Once you learn this fun skill, you’ll be making pillows for everyone and every occasion! Preregistration is required.


Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

May
7
11:00AM

What Are You Reading?

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 for access numbers.


Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required
Additional Event Dates/Locations
This is a recurring event. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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May
9
10:00AM

Medicare Minutes

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.


Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

May
9
1:30PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Bring your knitting and crochet supplies and projects and make new friends.


Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required
Additional Event Dates/Locations
This is a recurring event. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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May
12
10:30AM

Defensive Driving

This defensive driving class is offered by AARP.


Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required
Additional Event Dates/Locations
This is a recurring event. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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May
12
11:00AM

Ask Lucille

Licensed social worker Lucille DeMarines will lead a topical discussion and question-and-answer session. This is a teleconference event. First-time callers must call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

May
13
11:30AM

JobMap Information Session

Learn about JobMap, Queens Library's new online tool for job search and computer training.


Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

May
13
2:00PM

Singing the Blues

The Piedmont Bluz acoustic duo is dedicated to the preservation of country blues and the Piedmont style by using musical entertainment to educate audiences about this unique, rural, east coast African-American tradition. This is a teleconferenced event. First-time callers should contact 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

May
13
3:00PM

Movie Afternoons

Spend an afternoon watching movies in the comfort of the library:
4/8 -" Gravity"; 5/13 - "Frozen"; 6/10 - "Captain Phillips"


Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required
Additional Event Dates/Locations
This is a recurring event. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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May
14
11:00AM

You Be the Judge

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.


Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required
Additional Event Dates/Locations
This is a recurring event. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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May
14
4:00PM

Good Ol' Rock 'n' Roll

Veteran blues guitarist Eddie Lee Isaacs and Friends invite you along on a "sea cruise" to Kansas City, where you can tap your feet to the beat of Elvis, Chuck Berry and some surprise oldies.


Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

May
15
8:00PM

After Hours: A Short Story Discussion Group

Bonnie Sue Pokorny will be moderating this teleconferenced short-story discussion group. First-time callers should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers and to receive a copy of the story we will be discussing.


Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required
Additional Event Dates/Locations
This is a recurring event. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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May
16
10:00AM

The Comic in You

Denise Downing helps you discover your inner comedian. This is a teleconferenced event. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

May
19
11:00AM

Caring For Ourselves as We Age

A social worker leads a discussion of the challenges of aging and care options for older adults. Topics include care-giving and family dynamics, dealing with physical and lifestyle changes, enhancing the quality of care for those afflicted with chronic illness, available resources, and the need for long-range planning. This is a teleconferenced program for older adults and the homebound. Call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

May
20
11:30AM

Introduction to Email

Learn the basics. Participants must know how to use a computer mouse. Preregistration and a library card are required.


Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required
Additional Event Dates/Locations
This is a recurring event. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


May
20
2:00PM

Chit Chat

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.


Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

May
21
11:00AM

Bonnie's Book Discussion Group

This month's selection is "The Valley of Amazement" by Amy Tan. 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.


Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

May
21
2:00PM

Book Discussion Group

We will discuss "The Book Thief" by Markus Zusak.


Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

May
23
10:00AM

Chit Chat

Make friends and chat over the phone in this teleconferenced program for older adults and the homebound. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

May
27
2:00PM

Concerts in Motion Presents Pianist Moshe Knoll

Pianist Moshe Knoll’s solo performances have included recitals at Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall; Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center and other venues. This concert is accessible to older adults and the homebound through teleconference. Call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

May
28
11:00AM

Chit Chat

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.


Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

May
30
10:00AM

Chit Chat and STAR Theater

STAR, or Senior Theater Acting Repertory, performs scenes from classic plays. 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.


Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Jun
2
11:00AM

World Ocean Day

Don Riepe of the American Littoral Society will discuss how members of the public can protect and enhance New York's coastal areas and enjoy our natural environment. This is a teleconferenced program. Call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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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.


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