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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
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.


Oct
31
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.

Additional Dates


Nov
3
10:30AM

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11:15AM

Introduction to Computers and the Internet

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Learn how to turn the computer on and off and use the keyboard and mouse, well as how to search and browse the web and type a website address. Space is limited; first come, first served.


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Nov
4
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.

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

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
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Email

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Learn how to create and manage an email account and contacts list, send and receive messages, and add attachments. Basic mouse and keyboard skills are required. Space is limited; first come, first served.

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

Additional Dates


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
18
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.

Additional Dates


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.


Dec
15
2:00PM

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5:00PM

International Film Screening and Discussion

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

In "2 Autumns, 3 Winters" (in French with English subtitles), 33-year-old Arman, having decided to change his life for the better, literally bumps into the lovely Amelie while jogging in the park. In the meantime, his friend Benjamin falls for the charming physical therapist who cares for him after a stroke. Fate and the camera follow the couples and their friends over the course of 2 1/2 years in this homage to French filmmaker Jean-Luc Goddard about youth's experience of time's passage.


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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.