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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, ...

This Weekend at Queens Library

Have a fun filled weekend at Queens Library with a celebration of Deepavali, Halloween hijinks, contemporary Brazilian Jazz, an author talk, a Hip Hop, Jazz, and Dance Extravaganza, and a zany musical set in the 1920s! 

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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.

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. ...

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
27
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Study Hall

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

School-age children can get help with homework and reading and, if there is interest, participate in book discussions or reading circles.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
30
11:30AM

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12:15PM

Circle of Friends

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Preschoolers listen to stories, sing songs and do arts and crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
11:15AM

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12:00PM

Children's Learning Circle

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Children ages 12-36 months and their caregivers are invited to join us for play time, stories, crafts and songs.

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

Additional Dates


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Nov
3
3:30PM

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6:00PM

Study Hall

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

School-age children can get help with homework and reading Mondays through Thursdays, except holidays and, if there is interest, participate in book discussions or reading circles.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
7
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Rainbow Reading

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

At this program for children in grades 1-3, participants will be briefly introduced to the biography of an author, his or her books, and a story or excerpt read aloud.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
14
11:30AM

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12:30PM

Toddler Learning Center

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Play and learn with your child in this five-session workshop for toddlers and their adult caregivers that includes toys, games, puzzles and other activities specially selected to enhance a toddler's educational and physical development. Child-develpment specialists will be available to talk to parents and caregivers about the special concerns of child-rearing.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
14
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Thanksgiving Centerpiece with Yvette Powell

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn how to combine silk flowers to create a beautiful Thanksgiving centerpiece.


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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.