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This Weekend at Queens Library

Join us at the Library this weekend for the soulful sounds of Vintage Bliss, a Korean Tea Ceremony, hints for dealing with back-to-school jitters, an open mic for all performers, free tutoring and creative writing help for kids, a back-to-school swap event, story time, arts and crafts, movies, and more! We hope to see you here!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adult Coloring
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.

Sat. August 19, 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Glen Oaks Community Library
256-04 Union Turnpike, Glen Oaks, NY 11004

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Homework Help
Teens volunteer to help children (from Kindergarten to Grade 6) with their school assignments.

Sat. August 19, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Bayside Community Library
214-20 Northern Boulevard, Bayside, NY 11361

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Book Art Collage
Drop in anytime to draw a "book report" on a book you've read. Artwork will be done on square sheets of paper to build a book quilt which will be displayed on the wall.

Sat. August 19, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Seaside Community Library
116-15 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Rockaway Park, NY 11694

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Children, Tweens, and Teens Summer Fun with Joel
Are you ready for real fun in the summer? Join us outside the library for many activities, such as jump rope, hopscotch, chalk painting, basketball shooting, ping pong, music, and much more. Let’s make new friends and enjoy our summer vacation together. Bring your bottle of water and all your energy! (This is for kids in 3rd grade and up.)

Sat. August 19, 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Woodside Community Library
54-22 Skillman Avenue, Woodside, NY 11377

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Family Story Time
Children and their families are invited to join us for songs, books, and parachute play. A parent or other adult caregiver must be present.

Sat. August 19, 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Ridgewood Community Library
20-12 Madison Street, Ridgewood, NY 11385

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Preschool Fun
Children ages 3-6 participate in playing with age-appropriate games and an occasional craft.

Sat. August 19, 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
Pomonok Community Library
158-21 Jewel Avenue, Flushing, NY 11365

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Understanding Dementia: What You Need to Know and Where to Go (in Chinese)

Chinese: 瞭解失智症和如何尋求幫助 瞭解失智症和如何尋求幫助 通過這個講座,您會瞭解到阿兹海默症和其他失智症的資訊,有關這些疾病的不同程度和症狀,以及關於紐約市阿茲海默症關愛協會的教育講座,服務和可供使用的資源。

This workshop will provide information on Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, discuss the different stages of the disease and what to expect, and include an overview of the programs, services, and other available resources provided by Caringkind. Registration is required through CaringKind at 646-744-2970.

Sat. August 19, 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Flushing Community Library
41-17 Main Street, Flushing, NY 11355

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2017 Summer Free Tutoring
Students from Stuyvesant High School provide free English and Math tutoring to children in 2nd to 5th grade. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required; call 718-539-2330.

Sat. August 19, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Mitchell-Linden Community Library
31-32 Union Street, Flushing, NY 11354

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Saturday Kids Craft
Join our Saturday creations in arts and crafts in the Children's Room.

Sat. August 19, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Richmond Hill Community Library
118-14 Hillside Avenue, Richmond Hill, NY 11418

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From Caterpillar to Butterfly
Kids are invited to join us in learning the basics of how a caterpillar becomes a butterfly. Kids will also get to take home 3D butterflies they decorated themselves to remember the process. A caregiver must attend with the child.

Sat. August 19, 11:00 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.
Broad Channel Community Library
16-26 Cross Bay Boulevard, Broad Channel, NY 11693

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Chess Class for All
It's never too early (or too late) to learn how to play chess—the game of kings! Come learn how to play, enhance your skills, and have fun. Register by calling 718-831-8644.

Sat. August 19, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Bellerose Community Library
250-06 Hillside Avenue, Bellerose, NY 11426

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Super Saturday Morning
Kids of all ages and their special grownups are invited to have fun on Saturday mornings with coloring pages, board games, jigsaw puzzles, blocks and Legos—and the occasional craft!

Sat. August 19, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Forest Hills Community Library
108-19 71 Avenue, Forest Hills, NY 11375

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Saturday Crafts
Join us for a craft every Saturday! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Sat. August 19, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Poppenhusen Community Library
121-23 14 Avenue, College Point, NY 11356

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Back-to-School Children's Items Stop'N'Swap with Grow NYC
Bring an item, take an item at this back-to-school Stop'N'Swap event hosted by GrowNYC! All children's clothing, toys, games, baby items, and back-to-school supplies are welcome!

Sat. August 19, 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Woodhaven Community Library
85-41 Forest Parkway, Woodhaven, NY 11421

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Chess With Mr. Fariad
Enjoy a game of chess with Mr. Fariad. All chess lovers are welcome, learners and players alike!

Sat. August 19, 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Rosedale Community Library
144-20 243 Street, Rosedale, NY 11422

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STEAM Club
Children ages 5-12—join us Saturday afternoons this summer for easy Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math, and Music projects to do together with Ms. Danielle.

Sat. August 19, 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Laurelton Community Library
134-26 225 Street, Laurelton, NY 11413

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Peninsula Open Mic
Calling all musicians, singers, dancers, storytellers, poets, jugglers, and magicians! All performers are welcome to share their creative work at Peninsula's Open Mic. Registration is encouraged, but not required; call 718-634-1110 for availability. All ages welcome.

Sat. August 19, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Peninsula Community Library
92-25 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Rockaway Beach, NY 11693

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Movie: "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story"
In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction. This key event in the Star Wars timeline brings together ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of something greater than themselves (PG-13, 2016).

Sat. August 19, 2:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Briarwood Community Library
85-12 Main Street, Briarwood, NY 11435

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Movie Screening: "Surf's Up 2: WaveMania"
Adventure-inclined penguin Cody Maverick convinces an infamous big-wave riding crew known as The Hang 5 to journey with him to a mysterious surf spot known as The Trenches, where the crew will supposedly find the biggest waves in the world. This computer-animated comedy (2017, PG) also features the voices of WWE superstars John Cena, The Undertaker, Triple H, and Paige, and WWE CEO Vince McMahon.

Sat. August 19, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
East Flushing Community Library
196-36 Northern Boulevard, Flushing, NY 11358

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Saturday Family Movie
Families are invited to join us for our movie screening of “Cool Runnings” (1993, PG).

Sat. August 19, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Arverne Community Library
312 Beach 54 Street, Arverne, NY 11692

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Chess Club
Come play a self-directed game of chess, complete with books to guide your way.

Sat. August 19, 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
South Jamaica Community Library
108-41 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard, Jamaica, NY 11433

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Motown Revue
Vocal duo Vintage Bliss will perform the hits of the Supremes, Stevie Wonder, Martha and the Vandellas, the Four Tops, Aretha Franklin, Billy Preston, the Temptations, and more!

Sat. August 19, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Cambria Heights Community Library
218-13 Linden Boulevard, Cambria Heights, NY 11411

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Toastmasters Club
Interested in overcoming your fear of public speaking? Want to build or enhance your leadership skills? The Cambria Heights Toastmasters Club provides a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth.

Sat. August 19, 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Cambria Heights Community Library
218-13 Linden Boulevard, Cambria Heights, NY 11411

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Teen Tech Time
Do you want to explore new and old games? No time to make new friends? Join our Teen Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly environment and meet other teens with similar interests.

Sat. August 19, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Laurelton Community Library
134-26 225 Street, Laurelton, NY 11413

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Dealing With Back-to-School Jitters
Going from long, lazy summer days back to the rigors of a classroom can be a bumpy road for teens. It's normal to experience a range of emotions about returning to school. Attend this workshop to learn tips and tricks to address jitters and make the transition time smoother.

Sat. August 19, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Rochdale Village Community Library
169-09 137 Avenue, Jamaica, NY 11434

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Know Your Rights: Landlord-Tenant Issues (in Bengali)

Bengali: আপনার অধিকার সম্বন্ধে জানুন: বাড়িত্তয়ালা-ভারাটিয়া এই বাংলা ওয়ার্কশপআপনার জন্য এবং এটর্নি এট ল সোমা সৈয়দ esq., বিস্তারিত আলোচনার মাধ্যমে আপনি আপনার অধিকার সম্বন্ধে জানুন; আরো জানুন,লীজ এগ্রিমেনট, নিরাপদ ডিপোজিট, সাবলিজিং, ভাড়া নিয়ন্রণ এবং উচেছদ, বাসযোগ্য বাড়ী অথবা এপার্টমেন্ট, এবং বিনামূল্যে আইনী পরামর্শ।

In this workshop in Bengali, attorney-at-law Soma Syed, Esq., will explain the rights and obligations of tenants and share information about lease agreements, security deposits, subletting, rent control, eviction, and free legal resources.

Sat. August 19, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Ozone Park Community Library
92-24 Rockaway Boulevard, Ozone Park, NY 11417

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The Beauty of Korean Tea Culture & Tasting

Korean: 여름에는 한국 차 행사에 참여하십시오. Korean Tea Ceremony의 예술과 문화를 배우십시오. 누구나 환영합니다.

Join us for a Korean Tea Ceremony, where you can learn the art and culture behind this enduring tradition. This program is limited to 30 participants; call 718-429-4700 for availability.

Sat. August 19, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Woodside Community Library
54-22 Skillman Avenue, Woodside, NY 11377

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Creative Writing
Children ages 7-12 can join us to learn how to improve their creative writing skills. Call the library at 718-468-8300 to check availability.

Sat. August 19, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Windsor Park Community Library
79-50 Bell Boulevard, Bayside, NY 11364

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Alzheimer’s Support Group (in Mandarin Chinese)

Chinese: 國語節目。阿茲海默症關愛服務定期與您互動,交流照顧阿茲海默症或其它失智症患者時面對的問題及獨特的挑戰。互動小組將為您提供一個可靠和安全的地方傾訴及分享經歷和感受。互動的時間是 星期日8月20日,9月17日和10月15日。 有意參加者請致電646-744-2951。

This support group in Mandarin Chinese is a secure and safe place for people who are caring for a person with Alzheimer’s or any of the other dementias to share their experiences. Please call 646-744-2951 to register.

Sun. August 20, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Flushing Community Library
41-17 Main Street, Flushing, NY 11355

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These are just some of the great events happening at Queens Library this weekend. For a full listing of all the programs, services, and activities at every Queens Library location, visit http://www.queenslibrary.org/events.

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