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Glen Oaks

Spring Sonata

Come see STAR, a group of young at heart senior actors and singers as they present "Spring Sonata," a collection of " slice of life" dramatic and comedic scenes and sing-along songs. We will rekindle memories, make you laugh, strike up conversation, and bring joy to your day.

Apr 10 @ 1:00 PM

Mar
26
1:15PM

--to--

3:30PM

Mahjong Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Play mahjong and share the fun, excitement, and camaraderie with others.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
26
3:15PM

--to--

4:15PM

ProjectArt for Ages 4-7 (Group A)

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

ProjectArt offers free afterschool art classes for children ages 4-7. Materials will be provided. Please sign up at http://www.projectart.org/nyc.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
26
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Ping Pong Game Time

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Let's play ping pong. Everyone is welcome. Children 13 and under should be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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

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Mar
27
10:15AM

--to--

11:30AM

Music and Movement for Infants and Toddlers

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Infants, toddlers, and caregivers enjoy songs, movement, finger plays, puppets, and other activities.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
27
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Inclusive Programming: Bringing Your Best Self

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Bring your best self to every scenario, whether that is work, your personal life, or your social life. Come share and learn from facilitator Xian Horn, who is a writer, mentor, teacher, and activist who has cerebral palsy. All are welcome.


Mar
27
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Inclusive Programming: Read-to-Discuss Adult Literacy Programs

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

Engage with books through hands-on science experiences and social activities. Due to limited materials, preregistration is required. Please call Glen Oaks Library at 718-831-8636.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
27
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Adult Book Discussion

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Adult Book Discussion
3/27: "Calypso" by David Sedaris
4/24: "Salt Houses" by Hala Alyan

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

Additional Dates


Mar
27
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Study Hall

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

School-age children will receive support in reading and homework. If interested, they may also 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


Mar
28
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

French Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Do you speak French? Don’t forget this beautiful language! Join us at Club Français to talk about family, friends, and vacations; listen to music and songs; and discuss current events, art, films, cooking, and any other subject that might interest you. These will be real tête-à-têtes among friends.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
28
12:00PM

--to--

1:30PM

Ukulele Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Come one, come all, ukulele fans. Bring your own instrument and play.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
28
12:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

AARP Foundation Tax Preparation

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

IRS-TCE certified volunteers, sponsored by AARP Foundation, will complete and e-file your 2018 tax returns on a first-come, first-served basis. You must bring a NYS driver’s license or non driver’s ID; a copy of the 2017 return(s); SS card or ITIN for everyone on your return; SSA-1099 form; all W-2 , 1099R, 1099G, 1099 MISC or other 1099 forms; healthcare forms; self-employment records; 1098T from college; mortgage statement; and a cancelled check. AARP flyers are available at the library.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
28
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Share patterns and techniques or just have a friendly chat while working on your projects. Please bring your own supplies.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
28
3:15PM

--to--

4:15PM

ProjectArt for Ages 4-7 (Group B)

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

ProjectArt offers free afterschool art classes for children ages 4-7. Materials will be provided. Please sign up at http://www.projectart.org/nyc.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
28
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

ProjectArt for Ages 8-12

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

ProjectArt offers free after-school art classes for children ages 8-12. Materials will be provided. Please sign up at http://www.projectart.org/nyc.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
28
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Meditation Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Experienced or beginning meditators are welcome to join the club and share breathing exercises and meditation techniques that may help to reduce stress.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
28
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Moving for Life

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Moving for Life is a scientifically based self-care fitness program using gentle warm-ups, light aerobics, and targeted strengthening in a way that is fun and enjoyable for all! Workouts can be done seated or standing. You are encouraged to do what is comfortable and modify based on your energy, range of motion, or fitness level. We start where you are, so don’t worry if you haven’t been moving in a while. All are welcome!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
29
10:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Scrabble Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

We meet weekly to play this popular word game. Please bring your own Scrabble set.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
29
10:15AM

--to--

10:45AM

Mother Goose

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-18 months and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, songs, finger plays, and more.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
29
11:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

Toddler Time

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, songs, finger plays, and a craft for children ages 18-36 months and their caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
29
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

English Conversation Class

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Adults improve their English through group conversations about everyday topics.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
29
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Friday Kids' Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-12 join us for a variety of fun activities each week: knitting, arts and crafts, board games, Legos, and much more! Parents, grandparents, and other adult caregivers are encouraged to join the activities!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
30
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Adult Coloring

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Bring your own coffee, tea, and biscuits. We will provide the atmosphere, including music and coloring supplies. Coloring is a new adult craze that promises relaxation, fun, and community.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
30
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Saturday Afternoon Movies, March 2019

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

March Saturday Afternoon Movies

3/2: " Lady Bird" (2017, R)
3/9: "Mr. Holland's Opus". Discussion to follow (1995, PG).
3/16: "P.S. I Love You" (2007, PG-13)
3/23: "Music Within" (2007, R)
3/30: "Moonlight" (2016, R)


Mar
30
3:00PM

--to--

3:45PM

Bilingual Birdies Presents Speakin' Spanish

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Bilingual Birdies presents Speakin' Spanish. Please call the library to register at 718-831-8636.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
30
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Inspiring Women in Science: What Makes a Strawberry Grow, Smell, and Taste the Way it Does? DNA!

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Beth Tuck, from Genspace, teaches how to extract DNA from strawberries. For ages 10+ with their parent/guardian. Call Library to Preregister. Visit https://queenslib.org/womeninscience19 for more programming and to learn more.


Apr
1
12:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Adult Gamers Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join our adult gamers club.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
12:15PM

--to--

1:00PM

Music and Movement for Infants and Toddlers

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Infants, toddlers, and caregivers enjoy songs, movement, finger plays, puppets, and other activities.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Watercolor Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Practice your skills and meet others to share experiences. Please bring your own supplies.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Ready, Set, Bank! Financial Literacy

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 2 openings

This six-session series is a financial literacy program where users will learn how to download and navigate financial and banking applications. They will also learn how to deposit checks from their phone, pay bills online, and gain knowledge about credit reports. This program will also be offered in Spanish. For more information, call 718-990-8625 and to register visit queenslibrary.org.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
5:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

ESOL Job Search Training at Glen Oaks

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

This program is geared towards high intermediate and advanced English language learners seeking to enter the job market. The curriculum is focused on helping students understand different types of marketable skills as well as develop vocabulary associated with these skills. Participants will exit the series with at least an outline or a complete resume.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
2
10:15AM

--to--

12:15PM

Inclusive Programming: Safety First: Protecting Your Privacy Online

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

Learn how your personal information is being used (and misused) online, and what you can do to protect it. We will discuss how and why companies track and profit from your browsing data, and give you some tools to keep your online behavior private. This workshop will help you improve your understanding of how the web works, and what you can do to guard against cybersecurity vulnerabilities. Please call 718-831-8636 to preregister.


Apr
6
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

April Saturday Afternoon Movie

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

April Saturday Afternoon Movies
4/6: "Crazy Rich Asians" (2018, PG-13)
4/13: "20th Century Women" (2016, R)
4/20: "Detective Story" (1951)
4/27: "Queen to Play" (2009)

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

Additional Dates


Apr
6
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Broadway: From Back Row to Backstage!

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join us as theater enthusiast Brian Stoll discusses all things Broadway in this interactive, slide- illustrated presentation. He will share the history and importance of the Broadway Playbill and offer several tips on how to see Broadway shows for way under cost.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
10
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Diabetes Day

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Do you have questions about diabetes management or prevention? Nutrition, foot care, understanding the numbers...it can seem overwhelming! Meet one-on-one with students and faculty from St. John's University to answer your questions about diabetes. Come join us! All are welcome!


Apr
10
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Spring Sonata

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Come see STAR, a group of young at heart senior actors and singers as they present "Spring Sonata," a collection of " slice of life" dramatic and comedic scenes and sing-along songs. We will rekindle memories, make you laugh, strike up conversation, and bring joy to your day.


Apr
12
11:00AM

--to--

12:15PM

National Library Week Outreach with Shayshahn MacPhearson

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join Queens Library as we celebrate National Library Week with live live music with Violinist Shayshahn MacPhearson.


Apr
12
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Inclusive Programming at Glen Oaks: Arts and Crafts

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

Join us for creative arts and crafts programming and social time! Due to limited materials, preregistration for arts and crafts programming is required. To preregister, call Glen Oaks Library at 718-831-8636.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
17
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

Inclusive Programming: Music Therapy

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This is a collaborative music group where we'll use instruments, words, and/or pictures or other visual means to express parts of our identities. Expect to beat drums, dance, sing, rap, and bring in your favorite music so we can get to know each other. No musical experience is necessary. The music doesn't have to sound good; we just have to feel good! Due to limited materials, preregistration is required. To preregister, call Glen Oaks Library at 718-831-8636.


Apr
18
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Women's Health 101

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Come learn some of the most important things that you can do to stay healthy. A primary care physician from Northwell Health will teach us what we should do as part of our routine care and help us understand the ever-changing guidelines.


Apr
22
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Celebrate Earth Day with upcycled crafts

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Stop by the children's room from 3-4:30pm and make flowers and other crafts using recycled materials. Families with children welcome.


Apr
23
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Family Movie: "Charlotte's Web"

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join us for a family screening of "Charlotte's Web" (1973, G). All ages welcome!


Apr
24
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Inclusive Programming: Communication and Advocacy

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This program aims to bring adults with and without disabilities together to engage in open discussion. As allies, how can we advocate and support? What should we know? Come share with and learn from each other and facilitator Xian Horn, who is a writer, mentor, teacher, and activist who has cerebral palsy. All are welcome.


Apr
24
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Family Movie: "The House With a Clock in Its Walls"

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join us for a family screening of "The House With a Clock in Its Walls" (2018, PG). All ages welcome!


Apr
27
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Inner Peace, Inner Power - Presented by Global Harmony House Meditation Center

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Come with us on a journey inside to explore, experience, and enjoy a precious part of you – that remains hidden unless visited. Raja yoga meditation creates inner peace and power, the type that makes one steadfast in the face of challenge, the peace and power that comes from a deep inner contentment.


Apr
29
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Adult Craft Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join us for an evening of fun and crafting. Each month we create something new.

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

Additional Dates


May
1
10:15AM

--to--

11:00AM

Music and Movement for Infants and Toddlers

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Infants, toddlers, and caregivers enjoy songs, movement, finger plays, puppets, and other activities.

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

Additional Dates


May
2
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Moving for Life

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Moving for Life is a scientifically based self-care fitness program using gentle warm-ups, light aerobics, and targeted strengthening in a way that is fun and enjoyable for all! Workouts can be done seated or standing. You are encouraged to do what is comfortable and modify based on your energy, range of motion, or fitness level. We start where you are, so don’t worry if you haven’t been moving in a while. All are welcome!

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

Additional Dates


May
4
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Adult Coloring Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Bring your own coffee, tea, and biscuits. We will provide the atmosphere, including music and coloring supplies. Coloring is a new adult craze that promises relaxation, fun, and community.

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

Additional Dates


May
4
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Saturday Afternoon Movies

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

5/4: "Can You Ever Forgive Me?" (2018, R)
5/11: "Stand and Deliver" (1988, PG)
5/25: "The Favourite" (2018, R)

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

Additional Dates


May
4
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Meet the Author: "Why We Dream: The Transformative Power of Our Nightly Journey" by Alice Robb

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

A third of our life is spent sleeping. In her book "Why We Dream: The Transformative Power of Our Nightly Journey" author Alice Robb draws on research, interviews with dream experts, lucid dreamers, and neurologists to better understand the nature of our dreams. Join us for a fascinating look at sleep and the lives we lead under its spell. Books will be available for sale and signing.


May
4
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Dav Pilkey Mania!

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Create your own Flip-O-Rama, write your own Dog Man graphic novel, and build a Supa Buddy! This program is for children ages 7 and up.


May
6
12:15PM

--to--

1:00PM

Music and Movement for Infants and Toddlers

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Infants, toddlers, and caregivers enjoy songs, movement, finger plays, puppets, and other activities.

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

Additional Dates


May
8
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

Inclusive Programming: Music and Movement for Adults with Disabilities

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

In this hourlong movement with music class, participants will experience all the joys that dance can bring to us. This class will include some yoga breathing and a full body warm-up plus a social component of dancing together. Classes close with a gentle meditation. Space is limited. Call 718-831-8636 to register.

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

Additional Dates


May
9
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Mother's Day Pop-Up Card

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Drop by the children's room and create a pop-up card for Mother's Day. We'll provide the supplies; you supply the thoughtfulness. This program is for children ages 5 and up.


May
10
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Inclusive Programming: Clay Project for Adults with Disabilities

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Alacia Stubbs leads a two-session clay workshop for adults with disabilities.

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

Additional Dates


May
13
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

2nd Annual P.S.133Q Community Art and Music Library Show

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

The 2nd Annual P.S.133Q Community Art and Music Library Show is an event that showcases the work of students from P.S.133Q. This year the artwork and musical performances will represent the talents of kindergarten through 5th grade students, with poetry readings by 2nd grade students. Students, parents, families, friends, and library visitors are invited to come together in the spirit of community to share ideas and thoughts, and enjoy the creative energy of your neighborhood children.


May
16
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Pregnancy can be exciting, stressful, and everything in between! This program is a must for anyone who is pregnant, considering having a child, or who supports a pregnant person. We will discuss some tips for a healthy pregnancy, as well as tips for breastfeeding success. The team pharmacist will give advice about medications to use during pregnancy and lactation.


May
18
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Spring Festival: Community Coloring Project

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join us in a collective community coloring project. All are welcome!


May
18
10:15AM

--to--

11:00AM

Spring Festival: Music and Movement for Infants and Toddlers

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Infants, toddlers, and caregivers enjoy songs, movement, finger plays, puppets, and other activities.


May
18
10:15AM

--to--

2:15PM

Spring Festival: Safety Street

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Safety Street is an interactive educational activity offered for families. During this activity, children practice crossing the street with our simulated street model and learn safe pedestrian behaviors.


May
18
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Spring Festival: Older Adults VR Lab

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Calling all older adults! Have you ever wanted to hear the waves lapping against the boat as you get a guided tour of the meandering canals in Venice? Have you ever wondered what it would be like to browse around the Oval Office? You can do this and more with Virtual Reality at Glen Oaks! Be transformed into another space, just by donning special goggles and headphones.


May
18
11:00AM

--to--

3:00PM

Spring Festival: Meet the Friends of Glen Oaks Library

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Stop at the Friends table to find out how you can become a Friend. Children are invited to participate in the “Guess How Many” contest and other activities!


May
18
11:30AM

--to--

12:15PM

Spring Festival: Yoga Storytime

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Enjoy stories, stretches, and relaxing. Children ages 3-5 are invited to participate.


May
18
12:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Spring Festival: Roll and Throw Engineering with the Discovery Team

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

You’re in control of the momentum with our library-made Marble Run. Adjust the tubes for a speedy run, or for something more challenging, slow things down. Test capabilities and your skills with the ancient Trebuchet (trebyəˈSHet) and catapults. Create your own catapult and see how far it can fling things. All ages are welcome; this is as much fun for adults as kids! (But don't tell, it's all physics.)


May
18
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Spring Festival: Concert - Gravity, The Force Brings Us Together!

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Enjoy an afternoon of music and dance with this high-energy professional band that will get you out of your seat! Get drawn to the music with the hits that will have you dancing.


May
18
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Spring Festival: Magic Theatricks by Phil

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Come and see Mr. Phil Levy dazzle you with some magic tricks!


May
18
1:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Spring Festival: Let's Play Ping-Pong

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Come and play ping-pong at the library! Children under 13 should be accompanied by a parent or guardian.


May
18
1:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Spring Festival: Intergenerational Nok Hockey Games

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Have a great time playing Nok Hockey games and remember the days of old. Come with your children and grandchildren to have fun together.


May
18
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Spring Festival: Henna Painting for Teens and Adults

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join us for a celebration with henna painting for teens and adults. Numbered tickets will be distributed from 1:30 pm at the Lower Level Reference Desk. Activity is available for the first 50 guests on a strict first-come, first-served basis.


May
18
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Spring Festival: Face Painting for Children

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Come for face painting for children. Numbered tickets will be distributed from 1:30 pm at the Lower Level Reference Desk. Activity is available for the first 50 children on a strict first-come, first-served basis.


May
18
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Spring Festival: Celebrate Seeds!

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Children and families can observe different types of seeds and seedlings while learning what a plant needs to grow and how seasonality affects our farm landscape. Queens Farm will provide visuals of the farm through the seasons, and a variety of seeds that students can see and touch. We will also have supplies for a collage activity; using both seed catalogues and real seeds visitors can make works of art celebrating where plant life begins.


May
18
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Spring Festival: Scavenger Hunt for Children

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Get to know your children's library better with a scavenger hunt for children up to 12 years old.


May
18
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Spring Festival: Great Women in Music from '30s-'60s

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Singer/entertainer Flo Michaels celebrates great women who made an impact in the music industry of the twentieth century. Hear songs of Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, The Andrew Sisters, Doris Day, Etta James, Marlene Dietrich, Cher, Liza Minelli, Mary Wells, and more.


May
22
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Inclusive Programming: Music Therapy

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This is a collaborative music group where we'll use instruments, words, and/or pictures or other visual means to express parts of our identities. Expect to beat drums, dance, sing, rap, and bring in your favorite music so we can get to know each other. No musical experience is necessary. The music doesn't have to sound good; we just have to feel good! Due to limited materials, preregistration is required. To preregister, call Glen Oaks Library at 718-831-8636.

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

Additional Dates


May
25
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Laughter at the Library

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Special Services presents comedian Mark Brier, who shares his unique humor, including jokes, anecdotes, and impressions, in a fun-filled program.


May
29
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Inclusive Programming: Nutrition Tips and Healthy Smoothie Demo

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

We all want to eat healthy, but it can be challenging! Come learn some tips and tricks to eating healthier while still enjoying delicious foods. Participants will have an opportunity to learn how to make a smoothie and taste it, if they want! There will also be time for question and answer with the registered dietitian. This program is first-come, first-served, with up to 25 people admitted because supplies are limited.


May
29
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Adult Book Discussion

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Adult Book Discussion
5/29: "The Great Alone" By Kristin Hannah
6/26: "The Alice Network" By Kate Quinn

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

Additional Dates


May
31
1:00PM

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2:00PM

A Tribute to the Jersey Boys

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

The Vic Vincent Group presents a musical tribute to The Jersey Boys, who attained world-wide fame with their unique sound throughout several decades, including other great artists of rock'n roll, doo wop and pop, beginning in the 1950s and the decades that followed.


Jun
1
12:00PM

--to--

2:15PM

Saturday Afternoon Movies

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

6/1: "A Star Is Born" (2018, R)
6/8: "Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress" (2002)
6/15: "That Touch of Mink" (1962)
6/22: "Front Runner" (2018)
6/29: "Red Sparrow" (2018, R)

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

Additional Dates


Jun
1
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Basic Coding Classes for Kids

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

This program introduces children ages 8-12 (3rd to 7th grades) to the world of coding. Participants will learn basic HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to create their very first webpage. Attendance is required for all four sessions. Register in person or by calling 718-831-8636.

Glen OaksSat, Jun 8, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
Glen OaksSat, Jun 15, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
Glen OaksSat, Jun 22, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM

Jun
5
10:15AM

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11:30AM

Music and Movement for Infants and Toddlers

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Infants, toddlers, and caregivers enjoy songs, movement, finger plays, puppets, and other activities.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
12:00PM

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1:30PM

Inclusive Programming at Glen Oaks: Arts and Crafts

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

Join us for creative arts and crafts programming and social time! Due to limited materials, preregistration for arts and crafts programming is required. To preregister, call Glen Oaks Library at 718-831-8636.


Jun
8
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Bring Your Story: Celebrate EID [Henna Hand Painting Workshop with Anowara Ahmed]

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Henna is a product that is 100% natural. Made from a powder derived from the leave of the henna plant, it is mixed with lemon juice and lavender or tea tree oil. Anowara Ahmed is a henna hand painting artist with years of experience. Please join us for this workshop.


Jun
15
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Bring Your Story: Uncovering Family Histories with the Queens Memory Project

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This hands-on workshop with Queens Memory Outreach Coordinator Lori Wallach will focus on genealogy research and methods for preserving your family keepsakes. Join us for a fun exploration of how to get started on your family research, methods of keeping your information organized, and the best ways to make use of the many local resources available to genealogists.


Jun
18
3:30PM

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4:15PM

Funtastic Family Sing Along

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Children and their parents and caregivers participate in a family sing-along with popular songs incorporating movement.


Jun
20
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Mr. Chris Musical Experience

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join Mr. Chris in an educational musical experience with hip-hop music, movement, storytelling, and interactive games for ages 6-12. Space is limited. Preregistration is required.


Jun
20
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Summer Health and Safety

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Summer is here! That means beaches, sunshine, mosquitoes, and more! Come get some health and safety information that could help you and your loved ones stay safe, healthy, and cool this summer! We will discuss the importance of sunscreen, staying hydrated, and avoiding tick bites.


Jul
18
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Communicating with Your Healthcare Team

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Navigating the healthcare system in the United States can be very challenging. Come learn from Northwell Health some tips and suggestions to help you better manage your health with your provider during office visits and while hospitalized.


Aug
15
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Anxiety and Depression 101

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Sometimes we feel down, but is this the same as depression? Occasional anxiety is completely normal. But sometimes we experience anxiety that is more than temporary or that interferes with daily life. Come get resources and learn some of the possible signs, symptoms, and ways anxiety and depression might be treated. Presentation will be delivered by medical and pharmacy experts from Northwell Health. All are welcome!


Sep
19
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Dementia

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Dementia is a common disease among elders. The disease affects people differently but risk factors exist. Come join Northwell Health doctors and pharmacists to learn about early signs, detection, and management. All are welcome!


Sep
27
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Dealing with Hearing Loss

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

When was the last time you checked your hearing? Come join us for a short talk on hearing loss followed by a hearing screening, provided by a New York State licensed hearing specialist from St. John's University.


Oct
17
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Nutrition: Healthy Eating...Even Around the Holidays

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

We all want to eat healthy foods, but it can be hard! Come learn from the experts at Northwell Health about what foods are recommended and some tips for success around the holidays. All are welcome!


Nov
21
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Planning for Pregnancy and Understanding Fertility

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Do you want to become pregnant? Come learn about steps you can take to prepare for pregnancy, how to know when your body is fertile, and some helpful information for when becoming pregnant is difficult. All are welcome.


Free computer access is available at all the libraries.

The Glen Oaks Community Library has:

  • 6 public computers
  • free Internet access
  • Microsoft Office software
  • limited free printing

 

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International Language Collections at the Glen Oaks Community Library include:

  • Hindi
  • Urdu
  • Malayalam
  • Gujarati

 

Special Interest/Noteworthy Collections at the Glen Oaks Community Library include:

  • Young Adult books including graphic novels

 


Child Care / Preschools
Community Board
Community Organizations & Services
Fire Department
Local Hospitals
Local Newspapers
Parks and Playgrounds
Police Department
Post Office
Private / Parochial Schools
Public Elementary Schools
Public High Schools
Public Intermediate / Junior High Schools
Senior Centers
Elected Officials
History
Special Services

Child Care / Preschools
SAMUEL FIELD Y / TASC PS 155 Q
80-61 251th St
Floral Park NY , 11004
phone: (718) 225-6750
SAMUEL FIELD Y
58-20 Little Neck Pwy
Queens NY , 11362
phone: (718) 225-6750
TASC @ MS67/QUEENS CHILD GUIDANCE CENTER
51-60 Marathon Pkwy
Little Neck NY , 11362
phone: (718) 423-8179
Aquart, Lillieth
88-34 212th Place, Floor 1st
Queens Village NY , 11427
phone: (718) 217-7666
Xenox, Mary
86-84 208TH ST., Apt. 3H
Queens Village NY , 11427
phone: (718) 479-1228
Northside Montessori School
163-10 Union Turnpike
phone: (718) 343-5050

Community Board
Queens Community Board 13
Queens Reform Church, 219-41 Jamaica Avenue,
Queens Village NY , 11428
phone: (718)464-9700
fax: (718)264-2739
  

Community Organizations & Services
Lost Community Civic Association
Glen Oaks Volunteer Ambulance Corp.
In an emergency call (718)347-1600
P.O. Box 340 257-02 Union Turnpike
Floral Park NY , 11004
phone: (718) 347-1637
NORCWOW (Natural Occurring Retirement Community Without Walls)
83-51 268th Street
Floral Park NY , 11004
phone: (718) 347-2244

Fire Department
Engine 251, Battalion 53
254-20 Union Turnpike
Glen Okas phone: (718) 776-9090
  

Local Hospitals
North Shore-Long Island Jewish Medical Center
270-05 76th Ave.
New Hyde Park NY , phone: (718) 470-7000
Schneider Children's Hospital
269-01 76th Ave
New Hyde Park NY , 11040
phone: (718)470-7000
Zucker Hillside Hospital
75-59 163rd St.
Glen Oaks NY , 11004
phone: (718) or (516) 470-8100

Local Newspapers
Glen Oaks Ledger

Parks and Playgrounds
Queens County Farm Museums
73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park NY , 11004-1129
phone: (718) 347-3276
JHS 172 Playground
82 Avenue, 256th to 257th St.
PS 186 Playground
Little Neck Parkway & 72 Avenue

Police Department
105 Precinct
92-08 222 Street
Queens Village NY , 11428
phone: (718) 776-9090
  

Post Office
Post Office - Glen Oaks
156-29 Union Turnpike
phone: (718) 347-3764 / (800) 347-6689
fax: (718) 347-6689
Post Office - Horace Harding
5601 Marathon Pkwy
Little Neck NY , 11362-9993
phone: (800) 275-8777
fax: (718) 321-5975
Post Office - North New Hyde Park
1568 Union Turnpike
New Hyde Park NY , 11040
phone: (800)275-8777
fax: (516) 775-5029
Post Office - Floral Park
35 Tulip Avenue
Floral Park NY , 11001
phone: (800) 275-8777
fax: (516) 488-5064
  

Private / Parochial Schools
Yeshiva Har Torah School
254-04 Union Turnpike
Floral Park NY , 11004
phone: (718) 343-2533
Our Lady of the Snows
79-33 258th Street
Floral Park NY , 11004
phone: (718) 343 1346
North Side Montessori School
163-10 Union Turnpike
phone: (718) 343-5050
QCP Children's Center - Daniel Wieder Campus
249-16 Grand Central Parkway
Bellerose NY , 11426
phone: (718) 279-9404
Creedmoor Psychiatric Center
80-45 Winchester Blvd.
Queens Village NY , 11427
phone: (718) 264-4000
 

Public Elementary Schools
PS 115 Glen Okas School
80-51 261st
Floral Park NY , 11004
phone: (718) 831-4010
PS 186 Castlewood School
252-12 72 Avenue
Bellerose NY , 11426
phone: (718) 831-4021
 

Public High Schools
High School of Teaching Liberal Arts and Sciences Q566
74-02 Commonwealth Blvd.
Glen Oaks NY , 11426
phone: (718) 736-7100
  

Public Intermediate / Junior High Schools
PS/IS 208
74-30 Commonwealth Boulevard
Glen Oaks NY , 11426
phone: (718) 468-6420
MS 172 Irwin Altman Middle School
81-14 257th Street
Floral Park NY , 11004
phone: (718) 831-4000/01
PS/IS 266
74-02 Commonwealth Blvd.
Glen Oaks NY , 11426
phone: (718) 479-3920

Senior Centers
SNAP Bell Park
227-02A Hillside Ave.
Queens Village phone: (718) 740-3906
SNAP Queens Village
80-45 Winchester Boulevard, Building 4 CBU #29
Queens Village NY , phone: (718) 454-2100
St. Gregory the Great Senior Club
242-20 88th Avenue
Bellerose NY , phone: (718) 347-3707

Elected Officials
NYC Council
Hon. Barry Grodenchik
BGrodenchik@council.nyc.gov
District Office Address 73-03 Bell Boulevard, Suite 1N
Oakland Gardens NY , 11364
phone: (718) 468-0137
fax: (718) 468-0178
Manhattan Office 250 Broadway, Suite 1744
New York NY , 10007
phone: (212) 788-7075
fax: (212) 608-6382
NYS Assembly
Hon. David I. Weprin
weprind@nyassembly.gov
District Office 185-06 Union Turnpike
Fresh Meadows NY, 11366
phone: (718) 454-3027
fax: (718) 454-3178
Albany Office LOB, Room 526
Albany NY , 12248
phone: (518) 455-5806
fax: (518) 455-5977
Boro President
Hon. Melinda Katz
Info@queensbp.org
  
Mayor
Hon. Bill de Blasio
  
US Congress
Hon. Thomas Souzzi
District Office 250-02 Northern Boulevard
Little Neck NY, 11362
phone: (718) 631-0400
Legislative Office 226 Cannon HOB
DC Washington , 20515
phone: (202) 225-3335
fax: (202) 225-4669
NYS Senate
Hon. John Liu
liu@nysenate.gov
District Office38-50 Bell Boulevard, Suite C
Bayside NY, 11361
phone: 718-357-3094
fax: 718-357-3491
 

History

The area that is now called Glen Oaks was a slice of flat terrain eagerly sought by farmers in the 1640’s. It was a rural, unnamed section of Flushing, part of a 20,000 acre land grant to Massachusetts settlers and at one time the home of many potato fields in eastern Queens. 167 acres purchased from William K. Vanderbilt’s country estate became the Glen Oaks Golf Club in 1923. In 1944, the Gross-Morton Co. purchased 175 acres of land west of the golf club. Backed by $24 million in Federal Housing Administration funds, the neighborhood was developed after World War II, with shopping along Union Turnpike. The model community of Glen Oaks Village, named after the golf club, is a garden apartment complex of 2,864 units near the Nassau border. Construction of the two-story brick buildings began in 1945, and the first residents, many of them veterans, arrived in October 1947. Census figures show that the population increased from 4,999 in 1940 to 13,746 in 1950. The development is one of the city’s largest and is home to almost 3,000 families. Numerous one-family houses also built after the war comprise the area south of Union Turnpike.

The Library’s bookmobile began regular stops at the new neighborhood at the same time; in February 1950 an “extension agency” opened in the Glen Oaks shopping center at 256-25 Union Turnpike. A site at 256th street and Union Turnpike was earmarked by NYC for a new library in 1955. A private builder bought it before City budget officials approved purchase of the site. The City then rented the proposed medical building built on the site. On October 22, 1956, the Glen Oaks branch library was dedicated with speeches by Mayor Wagner, Assemblyman Wallach and Library Director Tucker. In 1975 a $60,000 renovation provided new lights, new flooring and a ramp for the handicapped. A $50,000 grant from State Senator Frank Padavan in 2001 allowed the library to upgrade the facility, including the purchase of some new shelving and furniture.

In the fall of 2009 this building was demolished and a new 18,000 square foot library was constructed on the same site.