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Upcoming Programs

Feb
11
10:30AM

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11:15AM

Toddler Time

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Toddlers ages 2-3 and their parents or other adult caregivers enjoy fingerplays, songs, and stories.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
11
1:30PM

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2:15PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3½ to 5 and their adult caregivers enjoy stories, music, games, and other activities.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
12
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Friendship Bracelet Craft

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 will make friendship bracelet..


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Feb
13
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Math Help

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Math tutoring is available for young people in grades 4-8. Bring your math homework and textbook.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
13
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Family Storytime

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Rise and shine and head to the library for 30 minutes of stories and songs, for children of all ages and their caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
13
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children and teens age 8 and up learn the basics or improve their game.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
17
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Lunar New Year Craft

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Celebrate Lunar New Year with a beading craft for children of all ages and their families. Light refreshments will be provided by Friends of Flushing Library.


Feb
18
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Book Busters!

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Young people in grades 4-7 will explore the history of New York City when we read and discuss "My Seneca Village" by Marilyn Nelson.


Feb
19
2:30PM

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4:00PM

Story Plays

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Tweens ages 8-12 are invited to keep up with their reading during winter break in a fun way: with Readers' Theater. At it, kids will learn theater games, read stories aloud, discuss what they read, and perform scenes from Roald Dahl's classic novel, "James and the Giant Peach." Readers' Theater is an educational technique to encourage reading through theater and read-alouds; it boosts listening and speaking skills, enhances confidence, and transforms reluctant readers into book lovers.


Feb
22
11:00AM

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11:30AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children ages 12-24 months enjoy simple stories, nursery rhymes, fingerplays, and songs.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
26
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Comics, Manga, and More

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Comic books, manga, and graphic novels are a great way to get reluctant readers interested in reading. Our club gives kids in grades 3-6 the opportunity to discuss their favorite comics and graphic novels, learn about new series, and test their artistic skills through art activities and workshops.


Mar
3
10:30AM

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11:15AM

Toddler Time

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Toddlers ages 2-3 and their parents or other adult caregivers enjoy fingerplays, songs, and stories.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
3
1:30PM

--to--

2:15PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3½ to 5 and their adult caregivers enjoy stories, music, games, and other activities.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Math Help

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Math tutoring is available for young people in grades 4-8. Bring your math homework and textbook.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Family Storytime

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Rise and shine and head to the library for 30 minutes of stories and songs for children of all ages and their caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children and teens age 8 and up learn the basics or improve their game.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
7
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children ages 12-24 months enjoy simple stories, nursery rhymes, fingerplays, and songs.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
9
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Techsplorers

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

In addition to its books and encyclopedias, Queens Library also has access to a number of great databases and online educational materials to promote learning. This new program will explore a range of online learning tools for children in grades 2-6.


Mar
16
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Flushing in 1661: A Meeting Place for Dutch, English, and Native-American People

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Children will learn about Colonial embroidery and Native-American beading and create their own crafts in this workshop led by an educator from The Bowne House Historical Society. Children of all ages and families are welcome.


Mar
18
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Manga Workshop with Ivan Velez

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

Children ages 6-12 learn to build their own Manga stories in their own Manga style in this workshop taught by a professional cartoonist. Preregistration is required.


Mar
25
2:30PM

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3:30PM

BookBusters: "The Jungle Book"

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Young people in grades 4-6 discuss the timeless stories of “The Jungle Book” by Rudyard Kipling before it comes to the big screen later this spring, and enjoy fun activities and games, too! Pick up a copy of the book at the Children’s Reference Desk.


Apr
8
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Blackout Poetry

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

In honor of National Poetry Month, this program introduces children ages 8-12 to blackout poetry. Using recycled printed materials, participants will create their own poems by blacking out all but the words that best tell their story. We will also look at published work to introduce participants to different forms of poetry.