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QUEENS LIBRARY EXPANDS LENDING FREE GOOGLE TABLETS

Queens Library will begin lending Google Tablets from the community library at 108-19 71st Avenue in Forest Hills on October 22, 2014 and from the Flushing Library at 41-17 Main Street at Kissena Boulevard on October 29, 2014. Additional libraries will begin lending them in the coming weeks. Loans are free with a Queens Library card. ...

If you liked Gone Girl...

Then check out these other titles recommended by Librarian and Coordinator of Adult Programs, Karen Vermut!

 

Before We Met, by Lucie Whitehouse

When her husband disappears during a business trip to the U.S., Hannah, who believes she has married the perfect man, begins to have doubts when his ...

Celebrate Friends of the Library Week

National Friends of Libraries Week is October 19 – 25. It is a national recognition celebrating the people who volunteer their time to advocate for and raise funds for their local libraries. Queens Library has 29 Chapters of the Friends of the Library, with more than 1,600 Friends. Friends create so much value in their communities, ...

Hot New Music for October

Looking for new music? Look no further than your local Queens Library! Every month, our expert staff will bring you the best of what's new in our collection. This month features Iggy Azalea, Boy George, JoDee Messina, and more!


Check them out here.

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Available on iPhone or Android

Find books, videos, events, download e-books and music, request library materials, all for free from your mobile device.

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 ...

Oct
21
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Scrabble Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Play Scrabble, the word game that has been played for generations! Please bring your own Scrabble material.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Oct
21
5:30PM

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6:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Blast

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

This mix of dance fitness, low-impact strength training and stretching exercises helps relieve stress. Instructor: Katwicia Desruisseaux. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

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Oct
24
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Knitting Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Knitters, if you are looking for a place to share your "purls" of wisdom and experience, please join us! Bring your own material.

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

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Oct
27
2:30PM

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4:15PM

Movie Time: "Dead Poets Society"

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

This 1989 film stars Robin Williams. 128 minutes; rated PG


Oct
30
2:30PM

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4:15PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

This month's selection at our book discussion group for adults is "Summer House with Swimming Pool" by Herman Koch.


Nov
5
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Tai Chi for Adults with Lenny Antonucci

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Tai chi is a mind-body "soft style" martial art that originated in China. Sometimes called "meditation in motion," it involves graceful forms of exercise using flowing movements. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. All participants must complete an exercise release form before the program begins.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
2:30PM

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4:00PM

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

Location: Fresh Meadows
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
8
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Movie Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Today's feature is "Hope Springs" (2012), rated PG-13 and starring Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones and Steve Carell.


Nov
10
4:30PM

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6:00PM

Getting Involved in Your Child's Education (in Korean)

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

In this workshop you will learn why teacher conferences are important, why parents should attend PTA meetings and why you should discuss your child’s school day and homework with him or her daily.


Nov
17
2:00PM

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5:00PM

International Film Screening and Discussion

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

In the award-winning "Tanta Agua" (in Spanish with English subtitles), directed by Ana Guevara and Leticia Jorge, divorced Montevideo father Alfredo takes his two children, 14-year-old Lucia and 10-year-old Federico, on vacation. But bad weather and Lucía’s adolescent rebellion clashes with her father’s enthusiastic efforts for quality family time.


Nov
20
2:30PM

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4:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

This month's selection for our book discussion group for adults is "The Art of Racing in the Rain" by Garth Stein.


Nov
20
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Meditation for Healthy Living

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Dr. Frank Pawlowski shares a simple meditation technique that can melt away stress and be a powerful addition to a healthy living regimen.


Nov
22
2:30PM

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4:00PM

Art History: Monet and Renoir

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Lecturer Mary Dono traces the artists' journey from humble beginnings through the Impressionist Movement and then to their places in history.


Nov
24
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Movie Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

We will screen Woody Allen's 1986 classic "Hannah and Her Sisters," starring Mia Farrow and rated PG-13.


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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.