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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF BROADWAY

Mar
20
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Microsoft Word for Beginners

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

Learn how to create and save Word documents; format and edit text; copy, cut, and paste items; and use Word's main functions and commands. Basic computer skills are required. Preregistration is required.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Mar
20
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Discovery Club Science Activity

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Join us for hands-on science and nature activities for kids ages 6-12. Sharks, magnets, animal tracks, fish--there will be a new topic each week! No registration required.

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

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Mar
21
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Teen Time

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

If you are in grades 7-12, join us for fun and video games.


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Mar
21
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Inspiring Women in Science: Bingo

Location: Broadway
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! No registration required. Visit https://queenslib.org/womeninscience19 for more programming and to learn more.


Mar
22
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Broadway Babies

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes for the littlest library visitors! This program is for babies up to 17 months old and their parents/caregivers. No registration is required.

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

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Mar
22
4:00PM

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5:45PM

Film Friday

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Enjoy a free, family-friendly movie. Children ages five and younger must be accompanied by an adult.


Mar
23
10:30AM

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12:30PM

English Intermediate Conversation Class

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Join our English Intermediate Conversation group at Broadway Library! No registration required.

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

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Mar
23
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Write Now! NY Writer's Coalition

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Join NY Writer's Coalition for a free, drop-in writing workshop open to writers of all genres--poetry, fiction, memoir, and anything else. Writers of all backgrounds and experience levels are welcome. No advanced registration is required.

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

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Mar
25
9:00AM

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12:00PM

Healthcare Insurance Enrollment

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Get help from a Healthcare Navigator of the NY State of Health with enrolling into a low-cost health plan.

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

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Mar
25
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Preschool Storytime

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and movement, followed by a fun, creative activity for children ages 3 and 4 years with their parents or caregivers. Space is limited; pick up a free ticket in the Children's Room at least 15 minutes before each session.

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

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Mar
25
1:00PM

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7:00PM

Drop Off Your Food Scraps With the NYC Compost Project

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Help transform organic disposals into a nutritious plant food.

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

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Mar
25
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Inspiring Women in Science: "Who Was ..." Book Club

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Each week we will focus on one book in this popular biography series, learning about notable women in all fields of science. Enjoy shared reading, crafts, games, and more. It’s not necessary to read the books ahead of time. This is for readers ages 6 to 12. No registration required.


Mar
25
5:30PM

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7:30PM

English Advanced Conversation Group

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Join our English advanced conversation group at Broadway Library! No registration required.

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

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Mar
26
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Kickoff to Kindergarten

Location: Broadway
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 is an eight-week workshop for parents/caregivers and their three- and four-year-olds. Adult participants will learn how to help their children acquire the key skills they need to be successful in school. Parents/caregivers are coached on using one-on-one reading sessions, games, and hands-on activities to help their children build important language and literacy skills. Attendance at all eight sessions is expected. Registration required; please contact the library.

BroadwayTue, Apr 2, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM
BroadwayTue, Apr 9, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM
BroadwayTue, Apr 16, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM
BroadwayTue, Apr 23, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM
BroadwayTue, Apr 30, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM
BroadwayTue, May 7, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM

Mar
26
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Inspiring Women in Science: Code for Equality Challenge

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Create a message of equality honoring the heroes of the book and movie “Hidden Figures”—the African American women mathematicians who worked for NASA and helped put the first Americans in space. Participants ages 9 to 12 will create their messages using computer code. Younger children (ages 5-8) will use computational thinking to create their messages with craft materials. No registration required but space is limited; pick up a free ticket in the Children's Room before the program.


Mar
27
10:00AM

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1:00PM

Free Citizenship Classes

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Learn everything you need to know about American history, government, and culture to pass the citizenship exam. Participants must attend the entire 12-class series. Please arrive at 10 am sharp on Wednesday, January 9 to register in person at the Broadway Library (first-come, first-served) or call 718-278-4303 to preregister in advance. Candidates must be green card holders.


Mar
27
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Toddler Learning Center

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Open to young children ages 18–38 months and their parents/caregivers, this five-week workshop is led by early childhood professionals. Adults will learn about nutrition, speech development, early literacy, and other parenting topics, while toddlers play with age-appropriate educational toys and develop social interaction skills. No registration required, but space is limited. Please pick up a free ticket in the Children’s Room before each session.

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

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Mar
28
3:30PM

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4:15PM

Inspiring Women in Science: Trivia Game

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Do you think you know your Inspiring Women in Science? Think again! Prepare yourself to be amazed, surprised and, well, definitely inspired learning more about the achievements of these fearless scientists that changed our thinking, science, and world forever! Visit https://queenslib.org/womeninscience19 for more programming and to learn more.


Mar
29
3:30PM

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5:15PM

Inspiring Women in Science: Streaming of the Film "Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story"

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Join us for the screening of a documentary about Hollywood actress and inventor Hedy Lamarr. "Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story" is a 2017 American biographical documentary film directed, written, and co-edited by Alexandra Dean. This documentary had its world premiere at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival. Visit https://queenslib.org/womeninscience19 for more programming and to learn more.


Mar
29
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Fun Friday

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

End the school week with an hour of fun! Board games, puzzles, cards, coloring, crafts--a different activity each week. Ages 5-12 years. No registration required.


Apr
2
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Computer Classes For Beginners In Spanish

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

Learn basic computer skills including:
• Introduction to the computer and navigating the internet
• Introduction to Microsoft Word: You will learn how to format, edit, print and save a file.
Please call at 718-721 2462 to register.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
2
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Tech Time

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Kids (ages 9-12) can improve their computer skills and explore new apps using the library’s laptops and tablets. Stop motion animation, digital comic books, drawing apps, and more--try something new each week! No registration required, but space is limited; pick up a free ticket in the Children’s Room before each session.

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

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Apr
2
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Board Games featuring Scrabble and Chess

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Join us for various board games featuring Scrabble and chess. No registration necessary.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
3
10:00AM

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1:00PM

Free Citizenship Classes

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Learn everything you need to know about American history, government, and culture to pass the citizenship exam. Participants must attend the entire 12-class series. Please arrive at 10 am sharp on Wednesday, April 3 to register in person at the Broadway Library (first-come, first-served) or call 718-278-4303 to preregister in advance. Candidates must be green card holders. The first day of class is the registration day when they should bring a copy of their green card.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
3
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Typing Practice

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

Learn and practice how to type. Test your typing skills at various levels of proficiency and speed!


Apr
3
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Community Service Club

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Earn community service hours while spreading some kindness! Children ages 6-14 will make cards and other items for community members in need. We will complete a different project each week. Participation can be counted towards required school community service hours. No registration required.

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

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Apr
3
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer Participatory Budgeting

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Cast your vote in the participatory budgeting process.


Apr
4
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Teen Time

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Join us for teen time! Play games. Watch movies. Hang out with your friends.

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

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Apr
5
12:30PM

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2:00PM

Arts & Crafts for Adults

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Please join us for arts & crafts. We will be working on simple projects using different craft materials. This class is designed for adults with intellectual disabilities. All interested adults are welcomed.

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

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Apr
5
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Basic Computer Class for Adults

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

Topics include introduction to the computer (using mouse & keyboard), introduction to Microsoft Word, and introduction to the Internet. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
8
4:00PM

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5:00PM

We Love the Library!

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Kick off National Library Week with a family program that celebrates everything the library has to offer. We’ll read books, create a craft, play a library game, learn about library cards, and more. This is for children ages 4 years and up and their favorite adults.


Apr
9
2:30PM

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5:00PM

Book Lover's Tuesday

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

BLT @ Broadway meets every second Tuesday of the month. Ask for the month's read at the reference desk. Come one & all.


Apr
10
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Toddler Story & Play Time

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Join us for a half hour of free play with educational toys, followed by stories, song, rhymes, and movement for toddlers ages 18-35 months and their parents/caregivers. Space is limited; pick up a free ticket in the Children's Room at least 15 minutes before each session.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
10
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Microsoft Word for Beginners

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

Learn how to create and save Word documents; format and edit text; copy, cut, and paste items; and use Word's main functions and commands. Basic computer skills are required. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
12
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Microsoft Word For Beginners In Spanish

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

Learn how to create and save Word documents; format and edit a text; copy, cut and paste items; and use Word’s main functions and commands. Basic computer skills are required. Space is limited and registration is on a first come, first-served basis. Please call 718-721 2462 to register.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
13
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Broadway: From Back Row to Backstage!

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Join us as theater enthusiast Brian Stoll discusses all things Broadway in this interactive, slide- illustrated presentation. He will share the history and importance of the Broadway Playbill and offer several tips on how to see Broadway shows for way under cost.


Apr
22
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Earth Day 2019: Protect Endangered Animals!

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

It's Earth Day! Let's learn about endangered animals and how we can help save them from extinction. This is for children ages 5-12; no registration required.


Apr
25
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Vacation Week Fun

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Join us for games, puzzles, and a craft for ages 5-12. No registration required.


Apr
26
3:00PM

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4:45PM

Vacation Week Film Friday

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Finish off the school vacation week with a family-friendly film! No registration required. Children 5 and younger must attend with an adult.


May
3
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Microsoft Word For Beginners In Spanish

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

Learn how to create and save Word documents; format and edit a text; copy, cut and paste Items; and use Word’s main functions and commands. You will also learn how to use a flash drive or USB. Basic computer skills are required. Please call 718-721 2462 to register.

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

Additional Dates


May
7
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Computer Classes For Beginners In Spanish

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

Learn basic computer skills including:
• Introduction to the computer and navigate the internet
• Introduction to Microsoft Word: You will learn how to format, edit, print and save a file.
Please call 718-721 2462 to register.

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

Additional Dates


May
15
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Typing for Beginners in Spanish

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

Learn how to use a keyboard and it will be easier for you to use a computer. Practice Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and navigating the Internet. Please call 718-721 2462 to register.


May
15
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Three-Dimensional Geometric Origami with Karen Wellington

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

In this program, origami and paper engineering techniques are used to make different types of three-dimensional geometric shapes such a pentagon bowl and rectangular prisms which can be used to store things. The pieces the children make are theirs to take home. Different pieces will be made each week. Space is limited. Registration is required.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Updates in Women’s Health

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Come learn some of the most important things that you can do to stay healthy. Dr. Farrow, an obstetrician-gynecologist from Northwell Health, will teach us what we should do as part of our routine care and help us understand the ever-changing women’s health guidelines.


Jun
13
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month with Chanel International

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Transgender performer Chanel International, born and raised in Spanish Harlem, has performed as a female impersonator and dazzled audiences in gay clubs around the country. Join her and some of her friends for a performance and discussion about their transgender lifestyle. A question and answer session will follow the show.


Jun
24
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Space! The Cosmos For Kids

Location: Broadway
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.


Jul
19
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Rockabye Baby: Safe Sleep

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Everyone wants to take the best care of their children. Whether you're a parent, babysitter, or considering having a child, come learn about ways that you can keep your baby safe while they sleep. All are welcome.


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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