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Upcoming Programs

Apr
27
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Preschool Stories

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-5 and their caregivers are invited for story time! We will have fun with stories, rhymes, songs, and activities just right for them.


Apr
27
11:00AM

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11:30AM

Preschool Process Art

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Immediately after preschool stories, children ages 3-5 and their caregivers can explore art with a new technique, develop important skills, and have fun creating!


Apr
27
11:30AM

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12:15PM

Bilingual Birdies: Learn Mandarin for Preschoolers

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Preschoolers and their parents/caregivers learn Mandarin in preschool storytime. Participants must register in advance for the complete ten-program series. Limit 20 children.

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

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Apr
27
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Fun Friday

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Games, puzzles and more! Play with old friends and make new friends.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
27
4:30PM

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6:00PM

Film Friday

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join us for a family-friendly film the last Friday of the month. Ask at the desk for the name of the film.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
28
10:00AM

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4:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Volunteers provide help with math and homework questions for children ages 6-12 on a drop-in basis.


Apr
28
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Dia!

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Dia! is a day for children, books, and diversity! Children and their families are invited for a special story time and STEAM activities. Space is limited; latecomers may not be permitted in.


Apr
28
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children and teens who are ages 8 and up, learn and improve your knowledge of chess.


Apr
30
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Volunteers provide free help with homework questions for children ages 6-12.

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

Additional Dates


May
1
4:15PM

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4:45PM

Read With Me

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-7 join us for a story followed by an interactive reading of beginner books right on their level.

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

Additional Dates


May
2
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Mother Goose

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Toddlers (ages birth-18 mos) enjoy simple stories, nursery rhymes, fingerplays, and songs. This program is best for infants, crawlers, and pre-walkers.

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

Additional Dates


May
2
11:00AM

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11:30AM

Playdate!

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Come for Mother Goose time, stay for Playdate! Immediately following Mother Goose, babies and their caregivers can relax, make friends, and play with toys together.

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

Additional Dates


May
2
4:30PM

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5:30PM

STEM with Girl Scouts

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The Girl Scouts present a hands-on STEM activity for boys and girls ages 6-10 years old!


May
2
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Simple Coding with the Girl Scouts

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This workshop will focus on introducing children to STEAM concepts and careers and engaging them in hands-on activities related to coding. All materials will be provided.


May
3
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Toddler Learning Center (Registration Required)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Registration is required; ask at Children's Room. Toddler Learning Center is a 5-week program designed to help toddlers get ready to read! Children ages 18-36 months are invited with their families for play-based education and information from expert guests.


May
3
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Toddler Time

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18-36 mos. and their caregivers join us for stories, rhymes, songs, and activities just right for them. Stay if you want to play!

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

Additional Dates


May
3
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Young Explorers: Herbal Hands-on with Bowne House

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children learn all about herbs in this hands-on program with the Bowne House. In two sessions and using herbs grown locally, we explore herbs we eat and herbs that heal.

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

Additional Dates


May
4
1:00PM

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1:45PM

PreK STEM Storytime

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Little scientists ages 3-5 explore science through books and hands-on activities.

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

Additional Dates


May
5
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Volunteers provide help with math and homework questions for children ages 4-14 on a drop-in basis.

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

Additional Dates


May
5
11:15AM

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12:00PM

Family Storytime: Cinco de Mayo

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

We're celebrating Cinco de Mayo! Children and their parents or caregivers are invited for stories, games, songs, and more!


May
5
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children and teens who are ages 8 and up are invited to learn chess or improve their chess skills.

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

Additional Dates


May
9
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Make it! STEM

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 4-6 are invited to stretch their minds by trying out a new and different STEM activity!


May
10
11:00AM

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11:30AM

Toddler Playdate

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Come for Toddler Time stories, stay for Toddler Playdate! Children ages 18 to 36 months (and their caregivers) enjoy free play and socialization with their peers.

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

Additional Dates


May
10
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Allergic to Salad Cooking Class

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Come join the STACKS program and learn about healthy, vegetarian cooking. Many people claim they are "allergic to salad" - a convenient and understandable excuse in the era of industrialized food and pre-packaged, uninspiring food choices. This class will help combat this widespread "allergy" while increasing skills, technique, and familiarity with healthy foods.


May
12
11:15AM

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12:00PM

Family Storytime: Mother's Day

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Celebrate Mother's Day! Children and their parents or caregivers are invited for stories, games, songs, and more!


May
16
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Crafternoon!

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children ages 8-12 are invited to get creative with arts and crafts. Put down your phones and devices to make something real!


May
19
11:15AM

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12:00PM

Family Story Time

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children and their parents or caregivers are invited for stories, games, songs, and more!

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

Additional Dates


May
23
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Fresh Ink Writing Club

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 4-6 explore writing and storytelling through fun activities.


May
24
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Young Explorers: Arts, Crafts, & More

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Young Explorers Club for children ages 6-8 is focused on exploration of new arts and crafts techniques and materials. It's a new discovery every week!

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

Additional Dates


May
30
4:30PM

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5:30PM

BookBusters Club

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join BookBusters Club as we read, discuss, and do fun activities related to this month's title. For children in grades 4-6.


Jun
1
4:00PM

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5:00PM

The Mr. Chris Musical Experience

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join Mr. Chris in an educational musical experience with hip hop music, movement, storytelling, and interactive games. For ages 6-12.


Jun
4
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Summer Lunches

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children ages 0-18 may come for a free school lunch on weekdays during the summer. First-come, first-served; space is limited.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
6
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Computer Club

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Have fun and learn new cool computer tricks! We'll be learning how to create an "All About Me" slideshow with Google Slides. Skills learned will include keyboard shortcuts, formatting text and manipulating images, with introduction to basic copyright concepts and some great free online resources. Ages 8-12. Space is limited; register at the children's desk May 5th through June 5th.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
8
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Chelsea Arts

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Chelsea Arts provides an art class to ages 7-12 and 13-18. Registration necessary, children can only sign up for one class: 646-588-9838.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
27
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

BookBusters Club

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join BookBusters Club as we read, discuss, and do fun activities related to this month's title. For children in grades 4-6.


Jun
30
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Magic Show with Speedo the Clown

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Clown around with Speedo the Clown! Children will be amazed with this fun-filled magic show and for an extra treat get your face painted before you leave.


Jul
2
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Summer Free Tutoring

Location: Flushing
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.

Free English and math tutoring for children 2nd-5th grade provided by honors high school students. Registration is required and space is limited. Please come to the library or call the library at 718-661-1214 to register.

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Jul
9
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Book & Review Buddies

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Read with a book buddy and write reviews of your favorite books! Reviews will be posted in Children's Room!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
9
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Read2Me: Lil' Rock'N'Rollers

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

For children ages 0-5 and their caregivers. Come join us each week this summer for stories and crafts designed to explore music and movement and encourage creativity.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
11
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Kids Rock Band World Tour

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Come join us each Wednesday this July and August for our summer reading club for children entering grades 1-3. In keeping with the summer reading theme "Libraries Rock" children will explore world music and rhythm through books, activities, and crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
12
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Harmony Community Service Club

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Promote harmony and compassion by doing good for our community! We'll do a different project each week: make cards for veterans and nursing home residents; craft placemats for a soup kitchen; create cozy baby caps for hospitalized newborns; paint welcoming posters for the library--and more! For children entering 4-6 grades.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
13
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Children's Summer Movie Series

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Come join us this summer for our monthly movie series for children ages 0-12 and their families!

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

Additional Dates