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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF FAR ROCKAWAY

Dec
18
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Homework Help

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Students aged 6-12 are welcome to complete their homework at the library with assistance offered daily.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
18
4:00PM

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3:00AM

Crafternoons

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Children 6-12 joins for a themed crafting session each week as we use a variety of materials to make something fun!

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

Additional Dates


Dec
19
2:00PM

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5:00PM

NY Rising: Drop-In Hours - Job Readiness

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Do you need help with JobMap and revising your resume or cover letter? Drop in for one-on-one assistance and learn how to preregister for our computer classes. For further information, visit the Job Information Center or call 718-327-2549.


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Dec
20
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Toddler Time

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Parents and children ages 2-4 years come join us for a mix of playtime with peers and stories, songs, and rhymes. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
20
1:00PM

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4:30PM

NY Rising: Drop-In Hours - Housing Counseling

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Come speak to a representative from Margert Community Corporation to receive more information on how to obtain, sustain, and improve your housing. Information can be provided on the following services: homeownership assessment, homeownership preparation, housing search assistance, fair housing, and much more.


Dec
21
3:30PM

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4:30PM

ZENTANGLE for TEENS

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Join us for creative meditational drawing. Create a line and expand on repetition. For teens.


Dec
21
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Readers' Theatre

Location: Far Rockaway
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.

6-12 participants will rehearse a theatrical play that they will perform at our annual Holiday Celebration in December. Sign up at the desk in the Children's Room.


Dec
21
4:00PM

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5:00PM

The Mr. Chris Musical Experience

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Join Mr. Chris in an educational musical experience with hip hop music, movement, storytelling and interactive games. For ages 6-12.


Dec
22
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Baby & Me

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

With their caregiver, lap infants will engage in music & movement activities.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
22
3:00PM

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4:00PM

S.T.E.A.M. TEEN Friday's

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

From Science to Mathematics, these hands-on projects will keep your teen engaged and curious about how things work.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
22
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Fun Fridays

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Children aged 6-12 are encouraged to join us for a snack and activity to relax and have fun.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
28
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Classic Board Game and Puzzles Day

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Join us at the Far Rockaway Community Library where children in grades 1-6 can show their talent by playing classic board games, enjoy crossword puzzles, word searches, and card game challenges.


Jan
8
1:00PM

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4:30PM

NY Rising: Drop-In Hours - Housing Counseling

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Come speak to a representative from Margert Community Corporation to receive more information on how to obtain, sustain, and improve your housing. Information can be provided on the following services: homeownership assessment, homeownership preparation, housing search assistance, fair housing, and more.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
9
2:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

NY Rising: Drop-In Hours - Job Readiness

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Do you need help with JobMap and revising your resume or cover letter? Drop in for one-on-one assistance and learn how to preregister for our computer classes.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
10
1:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

NY Rising: Drop-In Hours - Housing Counseling

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Come speak to a representative from Margert Community Corporation to receive more information on how to obtain, sustain, and improve your housing. Information can be provided on the following services: homeownership assessment, homeownership preparation, housing search assistance, fair housing, and much more.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
17
3:00PM

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4:30PM

NY Rising: Resume Building

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Make your resume the best it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn about types of resumes, how to get started, what to include and not include, and tips for making a resume stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
1
3:00PM

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6:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 1-6 can come into the Far Rockaway Community Library and ask questions about their homework assignments.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
1
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Reader Theatre

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Join us for fun reading and writing activities, prizes can be won. For students in grades 3-6.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
2
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Baby and Me

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Babies 0-18 months with their caregivers can learn early social skills, enjoy music, and participate in motion activities.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
3
12:00PM

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2:15PM

Saturday Family Movie Matinee

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Join us for Family Themed Movies Saturdays at Noon.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
3
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Teen Explorers Club

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Join us in investigating Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
5
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Legal Advice for the Disabled

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Are you confused about the process of applying for disability benefits from the Social Security Administration or appealing a decision? A representative from The Legal Aid Society's Government Benefits Unit will be at the library to answer your questions one-on-one.


Feb
5
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Crafternoons

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Children in Grades 3-6 can join Ms. Paige for an afternoon filled with fun & crafts. Join us Monday afternoons in the children's room at 4pm.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
6
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Intro to Computers

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Are you interested in learning more about technology? Join us on Tuesdays at 10am to learn basic computer skills.

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

Teen Technology Tuesday's

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

All TEENS Welcome! Each Tuesday from 4-5pm we will learn about a new Technology Topic.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
7
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Toddler Time

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Join us for storytime, fingerplays and magical music fun!

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

Additional Dates


Feb
7
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Graffiti Art

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Learn graffiti art at this workshop.


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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