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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF BAYSIDE

Mar
20
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Children 18-30 months and their caregivers can enjoy an hour of songs and playtime.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
20
3:00PM

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4:30PM

STACKS: Homework Help

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

STACKS is a free enrichment program for children in grades 1 to 8. STACKS was created to enhance participant's learning experiences through structured and unstructured age-appropriate activities in a safe and welcoming environment that helps school-age children build their emotional, social, and academic skills. Homework Help is the keystone of the STACKS program. It occurs daily after school for 60-90 minutes. Registration is required. Please call or come to the library to register.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
20
4:30PM

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5:30PM

STACKS: Enrichment Activities

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

STACKS is a free enrichment program for children in grades 1 to 8. The enrichment activities are part of the STACKS program. They include math games, science experiments, board games, talent shows, spelling bees, arts and crafts, and performances. The activities occur daily after school for 60 minutes. Registration is required. Please call or come to the library to register.

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

Additional Dates


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Mar
21
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Italian Club

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Do you speak Italian? Join us at the Italian Club 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.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
22
10:15AM

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10:45AM

Picture Book

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Join us for storytime for children 3-5 years old.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
22
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Book Buddies

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Teens will read to kids in grades K-3.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
23
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Inspiring Women in Science - Movies

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Come and join us to watch movies on inspiring women in science.
3/2: "Rachel Carson: The Woman Who Launched the Modern Environmental Movement" (2017) 3/23: "Annihilation" (2018, R)
3/30: "Jane's Journey" (2010, 9+)
Visit https://queenslib.org/womeninscience19 for more programming and to learn more.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
25
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Chess Club

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Players age 8 and up learn chess and compete against each other. All experience levels are welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
25
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Shape Up NYC: Yoga for Adults

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

This healing session is appropriate for those who wish to finally add the healing qualities of yoga into their lives. Instructor Alice moves the body through the classical poses very slowly, gently, and conscientiously. You will also learn important breathing exercises. Everyone will leave feeling refreshed and relaxed. Please bring a yoga mat and water to keep hydrated, and wear comfortable clothing. Space is limited. Participation is first-come, first-served.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
25
6:00PM

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7:30PM

English Conversation Group

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Join the English Conversation Group at Bayside Community Library. Registration is not required; just walk-in.


Mar
26
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Needlework

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Children and teens, grades 2 and up, can learn needlework. Material is limited.


Mar
26
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Coding Club: Scratch for Intermediate Level

Location: Bayside
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 club is for children in grades 3-6 who want to improve their computer science and programming language Scratch skills. They will create animations, interactive artwork, photograph filters, and other exciting, artistic projects. Knowledge of basic computer literacy skills and 3rd grade reading and math is recommended. Space is limited and registration is required before the first session. Please call or come to the library to register. You must attend all sessions.

BaysideTue, Apr 2, 20194:00PM - 5:30PM
BaysideTue, Apr 9, 20194:00PM - 5:30PM
BaysideTue, Apr 16, 20194:00PM - 5:30PM

Mar
27
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Inspiring Women in Science: Bingo!

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

The excitement of Bingo and the fun of learning something new? Yes please! Fun facts about fifty Inspiring Women in Science in a bingo game for the whole family! Visit https://queenslib.org/womeninscience19 for more programming and to learn more.


Apr
1
10:15AM

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11:00AM

Baby & Me

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Babies 7-18 months and their caregivers enjoy 45-minute of songs and playtime.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
11:15AM

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12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Children 2 1/2-3 1/2 and their caregivers are welcome to join us for stories, songs, and finger plays.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
3:00PM

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4:30PM

STACKS: Homework Help

Location: Bayside
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.

STACKS is a free enrichment program for children grades 1 to 8. STACKS was created to enhance participant's learning experiences through structured and unstructured age-appropriate activities in a safe and welcoming environment that helps school-age children build their emotional, social, and academic skills. Homework help is the keystone of the STACKS program. It occurs daily after school for 60-90 minutes. Registration is required. Please come to the library during STACKS hours to register.

BaysideTue, Apr 2, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideWed, Apr 3, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideThu, Apr 4, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideFri, Apr 5, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideMon, Apr 8, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideTue, Apr 9, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideWed, Apr 10, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideThu, Apr 11, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideFri, Apr 12, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideMon, Apr 15, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideTue, Apr 16, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideWed, Apr 17, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideThu, Apr 18, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideFri, Apr 19, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideMon, Apr 22, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideTue, Apr 23, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideWed, Apr 24, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideThu, Apr 25, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideFri, Apr 26, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideMon, Apr 29, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideTue, Apr 30, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideWed, May 1, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideThu, May 2, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideFri, May 3, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideMon, May 6, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideTue, May 7, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideWed, May 8, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideThu, May 9, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideFri, May 10, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideMon, May 13, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideTue, May 14, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideWed, May 15, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideThu, May 16, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideFri, May 17, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideMon, May 20, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideTue, May 21, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideWed, May 22, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideThu, May 23, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideFri, May 24, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideTue, May 28, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideWed, May 29, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideThu, May 30, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
BaysideFri, May 31, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM

Apr
1
4:30PM

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5:30PM

STACKS: Enrichment Activities

Location: Bayside
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.

STACKS is a free enrichment program for children grades 1 to 8. The enrichment activities are part of the STACKS program. They include math games, science experiments, board games, talent shows, spelling bees, arts and crafts, and performances. The activities occur daily after school for 60 minutes. Registration is required. Please come to the library during STACKS hours to register.

BaysideTue, Apr 2, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideWed, Apr 3, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideThu, Apr 4, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideFri, Apr 5, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideMon, Apr 8, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideTue, Apr 9, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideWed, Apr 10, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideThu, Apr 11, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideFri, Apr 12, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideMon, Apr 15, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideTue, Apr 16, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideWed, Apr 17, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideThu, Apr 18, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideFri, Apr 19, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideMon, Apr 22, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideTue, Apr 23, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideWed, Apr 24, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideThu, Apr 25, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideFri, Apr 26, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideMon, Apr 29, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideTue, Apr 30, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideWed, May 1, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideThu, May 2, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideFri, May 3, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideMon, May 6, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideTue, May 7, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideWed, May 8, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideThu, May 9, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideFri, May 10, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideMon, May 13, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideTue, May 14, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideWed, May 15, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideThu, May 16, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideFri, May 17, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideMon, May 20, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideTue, May 21, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideWed, May 22, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideThu, May 23, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideFri, May 24, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideTue, May 28, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideWed, May 29, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideThu, May 30, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM
BaysideFri, May 31, 20194:30PM - 5:30PM

Apr
2
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Needlework

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Children and teens, grades 2 and up, learn needlework. Material is limited.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
4
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Italian Club

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Do you speak Italian? Join us at the Italian Club 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.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Book Buddies

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Teens will read to kids in grades K-3.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
6
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Movie Screening

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Come and join us to watch movies together with families, friends, or other library customers. 4/6: "Living in the Future's Past" (2018)
4/27: "Earth Days" (2009)

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

Additional Dates


Apr
9
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Kickoff to Kindergarten

Location: Bayside
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.

Parents and other caregivers can help children learn the skills they need to be successful before they start pre-kindergarten. During eight weekly sessions, library staff will show parents, caregivers, and children how to use games, hands-on activities, and stories that help build the most important language and social skills. Children must be at least 3 years old by the first session of the program. Registration is required; please speak with children's librarian.

BaysideTue, Apr 16, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM
BaysideTue, Apr 23, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM
BaysideTue, Apr 30, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM
BaysideTue, May 7, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM
BaysideTue, May 14, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM
BaysideTue, May 21, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM
BaysideTue, May 28, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM

Apr
10
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Diabetes Day

Location: Bayside
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
23
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Family Movie

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Come and join us to watch family movies together with families, friends, or other library customers. 4/23: "Maya the Bee Movie" (2014, G)
4/24: "Charlotte's Web" (2006, G)
4/25: "The Lion King" (1994, G)

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

Additional Dates


Apr
26
11:15AM

--to--

12:30PM

Toddler Learning Center

Location: Bayside
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.

Play and learn with your child in a free workshop that includes toys, games, puzzles, and other items selected to enhance a toddler's educational and physical development. This is for babies 18-36 months old accompanied by a caregiver. Space is limited and registration is required.

BaysideFri, May 3, 201911:15AM - 12:30PM
BaysideFri, May 10, 201911:15AM - 12:30PM
BaysideFri, May 17, 201911:15AM - 12:30PM
BaysideFri, May 24, 201911:15AM - 12:30PM

May
13
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Breathe, Let It Go

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

During this workshop, teens will explore different techniques and modalities like meditation, breathwork, and visualization to help you stay calm and collected no matter what life throws at you. The workshop is guided by Mariam Mouna, reiki practitioner and the founder of I See You Wellness lifestyle and wellness brand. All attendees will receive an affirmation card to take home.

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

Additional Dates


May
14
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Teen Mental Health Week: De-stigmatizing Mental Health

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Understand mental health through filmmaking and storytelling. Learn how to be an advocate for those who are suffering with mental health challenges and engage in the much-needed practice of eliminating mental health stigma.


May
15
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Jewelry Workshop

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Make your own piece of jewelry to keep or to give to your valentine. All supplies will be included.


May
29
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

The Young Debaters Program

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

The Young Debaters Program is a skill development program aimed at teaching students the fundamental skills required to be an effective debater and public speaker.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
7
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Space! The Cosmos For Kids

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Space! The Cosmos For Kids is a techno-space-dance-party for kids. Each song includes dancing, music technology and information about our solar system to a thumping beat. This program is free. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required. For children ages 6 to 12.


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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