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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF BROADWAY

Jan
16
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.

Introduction to the computer, Introduction to Microsoft Word and navigate the Internet. You will learn how to type, copy, edit, format, print and save a file. Please call at 718-721 2462 to register.

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

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Jan
16
4:00PM

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4:30PM

Tuesday Play With Me Time

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Encourage early learning! Join us for a story, songs, and rhymes, followed by free play with age-appropriate toys. For babies and children (5 years and younger) with parent/caregiver.

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

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Jan
17
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. Register in-person at the library on Wednesday, January 17 at 10:00 AM or call 718-278-4303.
Students should have a copy of their green card when they come to register. Participants must attend the entire 12 week class series. Candidates must be Green Card holders. The first day of class is Registration day; participants should have a copy of their Green Card.

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

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Jan
17
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Toddler Story and Play Time

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Playtime followed by stories and songs for children ages 18 to 35 months and a parent or caregiver. 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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Jan
17
3:00PM

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4:30PM

E-Mail 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 navigate an E-mail account, log on, send and receive messages and attach documents. It is recommended that you have basic computer skills before the workshop. Space is limited and registration is on a first come, first-served basis. Please call at 718-721 2462 to register


Jan
17
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Art Club

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5 to 12 will listen to books and then make works of art inspired by the stories, using a variety of artistic materials. Come ready to create and get messy!

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

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Jan
17
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Teen Board Games

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Join us afterschool for a game of cards, Uno, chess, checkers and more!

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

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Jan
18
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Tech Time

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Have fun while improving your computer skills! Ages 9-12.

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

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Jan
18
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Book Club for Adults In Spanish

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

We meet every third Thursday of each month at 6:00 PM. The title of the book for January is “I am Malala” by Malala Yousafzai. Copies of the book can be checked out as soon as possible prior to each meeting. Please call at 718-721-2462 to register


Jan
19
10:00AM

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11:30AM

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 text; copy, cut and paste Items; and use Word’s main functions and commands. Also you will learn how to use a Flash Drive o USB. Basic computer skills are required. Please call at 718-721 2462 to register


Jan
19
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Broadway Babies

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Songs, stories, and fingerplays for babies up to 17 months old and a parent or caregiver. No registration required.

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

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Jan
19
12:00PM

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5:00PM

Get Covered NYC Health Insurance Tabling Event

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Get information for enrolling into Get Covered NYC Health Insurance at this tabling event.

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

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Jan
20
10:30AM

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12:00PM

PRACTICE ENGLISH: FREE FALL 2017 ENGLISH CONVERSATION GROUPS AND WE ARE NEW YORK FALL SITES

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

SUMMER PRACTICE ENGLISH CONVERSATION GROUPS FOR ADULTS AGES 17 AND OLDER: WALK-INS ARE WELCOME

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

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Jan
22
10:30AM

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11:30AM

PreSchool Storytime

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Stories, songs, and other fun activities for children ages 3-5 and a parent or caregiver. Space is limited; please pick up a ticket in the Children's Room before the program.

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

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Jan
22
1:00PM

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7:00PM

Drop Off Your Food Scraps with NYC Compost Project

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Come participate in our food scraps collection event.

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

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Jan
22
3:00PM

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6:00PM

SNAP Enrollment Tabling Event

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Get information for enrolling into SNAP at this tabling event.

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

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Jan
22
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Get Published: Submitting Your Creative Writing to Literary Journals

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Join local editors and the staff of Newtown Literary to find out the secrets of submitting to literary journals, including where to find journals to submit to, proofreading and preparing your work, crafting a bio and cover letter, and keeping track of your submissions. There will be a short panel discussion, then we will have a “submissions session,” where participants can set goals for how many pieces they want to submit in the remaining time and ask the panelists for individual help.


Jan
24
1:00PM

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4:00PM

Health Insurance Info and Enrollment

Location: Broadway
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.


Jan
24
1:00PM

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4:00PM

Health Insurance and 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.


Jan
26
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Broadway Library Annual Spelling Bee

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 3 to 6 are invited to compete in Broadway Library's Annual Spelling Bee. TWO winners (one in Grade 3 or 4 and one in Grade 5 or 6) will compete in a Queens Library Spelling Bee at the Central Library in April! Registration required--see a Children’s Librarian to sign up and get a word list. Spelling Bee Practice Sessions will be held on January 12 and 19 at 4 p.m.--participants must attend at least one practice session in order to compete on January 26.


Jan
27
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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Jan
31
2:00PM

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3:00PM

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 the keyboard and it will be easier for you to use a computer -Practice Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Navigate the Internet.
Space is limited and registration is on a first come, first-served basis.
Please call at 718-721 2462 to register


Jan
31
3:30PM

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4:00PM

Teen Book Club

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Join our discussion of Smile by Raina Telgemeier


Feb
2
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 text; copy, cut and paste items; and use Word’s main functions and commands. Also learn how to use a Flash Drive or USB. Basic computer skills are required. 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


Feb
2
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.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
2
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Fun Friday

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Games, puzzles & more! Play with old friends, make new friends.

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

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Feb
3
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Family Story & Craft Time

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Listen to some seasonal stories and then work together on a fun craft. Perfect for families with children ages 4 to 8.


Feb
6
10:30AM

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12:00PM

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
*Navigating the Internet
Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
6
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 computers and navigating the Internet
- Introduction to Microsoft Word: You will learn how to format, edit, print and save a file
Space is limited and registration is on a first come, first-served basis.
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


Feb
6
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Maker Space

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Makers are tinkerers, artists, and inventors! Each week, we explore different creative possibilities using a variety of materials. Ages 6-12. No registration required.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
7
4:00PM

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5:30PM

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. Space is limited and registration is on a first come, first-served basis. Please call (718) 721-2462 to register.


Feb
7
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Afterschool Story and Craft Time

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Listen to a favorite picture book and then enjoy a fun craft or activity inspired by the story. For children ages 5-12. No registration required.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
13
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Adult Book Lover's Club: "The Sorrows of Young Werther" by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Broken Heart Week February 11-17
Please join our discussion of "The Sorrows of Young Werther" by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. Books are available for check out at the Adult Reference desk.


Feb
13
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Scrabble Club "Broken Heart" Edition

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Broken Heart Week February 11-17
Join us for non-competitive Scrabble using words associated with Broken Hearts.


Feb
13
4:00PM

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5:00PM

A Piece of My Heart: Make a Valentine's Day Collage

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Give someone special a piece of your heart--and a special Valentine heart collage, created with a variety of materials. For ages 5-12, no registration required.


Feb
14
3:30PM

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4:00PM

Teen Book Discussion

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Broken Heart Week February 11-17
We will discuss "Fear Street Super Chiller: Broken Heart" by R.L. Stine. Books are available for check out at the Broadway Library.


Feb
14
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Lunar New Year Celebration

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Celebrate the Year of the Dog with music, stories, crafts, and games. Learn about Chinese culture and have lots of fun! For children ages 5-12.


Feb
15
5:30PM

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7:30PM

Broken Heart Week: Healing a Broken Heart

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Join us for a unique expressive movement class for adults who are overcoming recent or buried emotional wounds and/or loss. Valerie Green is the artistic director of Dance Entropy, a professional not-for-profit modern dance company based in Queens. She will guide participants in their own personal journey within a nurturing and safe group environment.


Feb
15
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Book Club for Adults in Spanish

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

We will discuss Heroe by Samantha Young.
We meet every third Thursday of each month at 6:00 PM. Copies of the book can be checked out as soon as possible prior to each meeting. Please call at (718) 721-2462 to register.


Feb
16
3:30PM

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5:00PM

PowerPoint for Beginners

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

Create awesome presentations with PowerPoint 2010. Learn how to:
• Create and edit slides
• Change designs and colors
• Insert illustrations
• Present your slide show
Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
28
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Know Your Rights: Public Benefits and Resources in Bengali

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

We will discuss:
- Getting a job in the U.S.
- Human rights law
- Education, healthcare, language access
- Resources for immigration victims of domestic violence


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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