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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF LEFFERTS

Sep
27
11:00AM

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11:30AM

Toddler Time

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

Storytime is a great way to encourage a love of reading. Toddlers and their parents or caregivers are invited to join us for stories, nursery rhymes, fingerplays, and more! For ages 18-36 months.


Sep
27
11:30AM

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12:00PM

Toddler Playtime

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

Toddlers and their caregivers are invited to join us for play with toys. A parent or caregiver must be present. Participants are welcome to walk in at any point during the program, if space permits.


Sep
27
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Yoga for Teens

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

Teens will explore yoga postures and mindful activities to release energy and honor their artistic selves.

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

Additional Dates


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Sep
28
11:00AM

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11:30AM

ConnectED Library Internet HotSpots Lending Events

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

This Library program enables the families of eligible students to “check out” Internet service from the Library—absolutely free. The program is open to patrons who are at least 18 years old and have a child in a New York City public school, have no household Internet access at the time of sign-up and have a valid adult library card with no outstanding fines. To check out a HotSpot visit one of the participating community libraries. Limited number of devices. Conditions apply.


Sep
28
12:00PM

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3:30PM

Health Insurance Info and Enrollment

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

Do you need healthcare coverage for yourself or your family? Stop by and speak with a health insurance navigator from Callen Lorde Community Health Center to get all of your questions answered. You can even enroll on site if you qualify.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
28
6:30PM

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7:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Low Impact Dancercise for Adults

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

Instructor Zaneifa Mycoosingh leads this exercise class, low impact aerobics combined with dance moves to emphasize toning and cardio while burning calories. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
29
11:00AM

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11:30AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

Infants and babies are invited to join us for 30 minutes of bouncing rhymes, short books, songs, and play time. Each child must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

For safety concerns, the child must be between the ages of 0-2.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
30
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Comic to Movie: "Blade"

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

Come join us as we view the film "Blade". As usual afterwards we will discuss the differences and similarities between the characters in the books, animation, and its cinematic adaptation.


Oct
3
4:00PM

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4:30PM

Dental Care for Infants, Children and Adults

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

In this workshop we will learn how to take care of our teeth and gums at any age.


Oct
5
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Healthy Homes

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

Come learn from the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene about:
Lead poisoning and sources of lead
How to control pests safely and
How to prevent and get rid of bedbugs
All are welcome. For more information, please call 646-632-6023.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
17
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Autumn Health and Safety

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

Fall into healthy habits this autumn! From flu prevention to Halloween, learn how to have a safe and healthy autumn season.


Oct
18
4:00PM

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4:45PM

Simple Science: Create Your Own Fragrance

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 openings

In this experiment children will learn the history and science of making perfumes, and how the body recognizes smells. All participants will create their own fragrance.


Oct
21
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Comic to Movie: "Guardians of the Galaxy 2"

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill's true parentage.


Nov
9
4:30PM

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7:30PM

Legal Advice for Homeowners

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

Are you a homeowner in Queens with concerns about your mortgage, property taxes, homeowner's insurance, or water and sewage bills? A representative from The Legal Aid Society's Foreclosure Prevention Unit will be at the library to answer your questions one-on-one.


Thank you for your interest in the Friends of the Library at Queens Library.

We currently do not have a Friends group at this location, however, kindly contact the Friends Administrator (friends@queenslibrary.org) to find an active Friends group near you. 

Friends Chapters enrich community life around their community library. You will meet other people who care, and you will benefit your neighborhood by:

• Increasing community awareness and library use.
• Acting as liaisons between community and your library.
• Sponsoring programs that enhance the cultural life of your community.

As a Friend, you will:

• Educate your community about Queens Library’s vital services.
• Contribute your time towards programs and special activities at your library.
• Advocate for better library service to your own community through outreach, legislative contact, and fundraising. 

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