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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF FOREST HILLS

May
20
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Jewish American Heritage Month

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Celebrate Jewish American Culture with a monthlong festival of outstanding performers and acclaimed authors: Diane Cypkin's celebration of Yiddish Theater, 5/6; Miryem-Khaye Seigel in Concert, 5/9; Hy Wolf Sings Yiddish Songs, 5/16; Allen L. Rickman's "Mikhoels Presentation," 5/13; Shane Baker as Mitzi Manna, 5/20; and Armando Lucas Correa, "The Daughter's Tale" [novel], 5/31

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

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May
22
3:30PM

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6:00PM

Teen Program: Teen Movie Wednesdays

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Teens, join us in the auditorium every Wednesday for a movie. Movie starts at 3:30 p.m.

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

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May
22
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Teens: Tech Time

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 4 openings

Need extra computer time to do homework? Or just want to surf the net? Join us for Teen Tech Time! Already used your one hour on the computer? Enjoy unlimited computer time to finish that project. For ages 13-18. Registration required.

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

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May
23
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Recovery International

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Anxiety, fear, obsessions, anger, stress, depression: finding a way to cope is here. A Recovery International meeting is a safe, free, and confidential place to get help for these issues. All are welcome.

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

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May
23
6:00PM

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7:30PM

New Climate Change Solutions: How We All Can Help

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Climate change is a real concern that has an impact on everyone around the world. The good news is that there are things we can do in our daily lives to help make a difference.
Join us to learn more from our panel of speakers: Monica Weiss of 350NYC and the Climate Reality Project (directed by Al Gore); Kim Fraczek, a Sane Energy leader in NYC; Dan Miner of the Forest Hills Green Team; and a representative of the Sierra Club in Queens .


May
24
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Fun Fridays

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Kids ages 3 and up, come play board and card games and try your hand at origami on Friday afternoons in the children's room! Start your weekend off in a fun way!

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

Additional Dates


May
24
3:45PM

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5:30PM

Recovery International

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Anxiety, fear, obsessions, anger, stress, depression: finding a way to cope is here. A Recovery International meeting is a safe, free, and confidential place to get help for these issues. All are welcome.

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

Additional Dates


May
25
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Line Dancing with Angie

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Don’t sit on the sidelines! Join us and learn the latest line dances. It’s a lot of fun and definitely great exercise too!

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

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May
25
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Super Saturday Morning

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Kids of all ages and their special grownups are invited to have fun on Saturday mornings with origami, coloring pages, board games, and puzzles for the 3+ crowd, and Lincoln Logs, Mega Bloks, and Star Builders for the little ones!


May
25
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Cinema Saturdays

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Kids ages 6 and up and their caregivers can sit back and enjoy a great feature film in the comfort of Forest Hills' Story Hour Room. Come be entertained by the magic of the movies!
Join us in May for the following movies:
5/4: Megamind (2010, PG)
5/11: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (PG)
5/18: A Bug’s Life (1998, G)
5/25: Stuart Little (1999, PG)


May
30
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Open Mic and Reading Series

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Open Mic is for all performers of any genre to take the mic for four minutes. Spectators are also welcome. Featured readers are as follows: January: Enrique Flores-Galbis, February: Gabriel Don, March: Tiffany-Amber Moton, April: Scott Raven Tarazevits, May: Saajida Richard


Jun
1
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Super Saturday Morning

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Kids of all ages and their special grownups are invited to have fun on Saturday mornings with origami, coloring pages, board games, and puzzles for the 3+ crowd, and Lincoln Logs, Mega Bloks, and Star Builders for the little ones!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
1
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Let's Make Some Noise: An Afternoon of Chamber Music

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Members of the Queer Urban Orchestra present a concert featuring QUO’s principal cellist Bjorn Berkhout assisted by pianist Marie Blair performing Prokofiev’s haunting and powerful Sonata for Cello and Piano and will also include chamber music performed by violinists Jonathan Bloomfield and Brendan Ratchford, violist Andrew Holland, and others.


Jun
1
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Cinema Saturdays

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Kids ages 5 and up and their caregivers can sit back and enjoy a great feature film in the comfort of Forest Hills' Story Hour Room. Come be entertained by the magic of the movies!
Join us in June for the following movies:
June 1: 101 Dalmatians (1961) (ages 5 and up) 80 min
June 8: Over the Hedge (ages 5 and up) 83 min
June 15: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (ages 6 and up) 89 min
June 22: Curious George (ages 4 and up) 86 min
June 29: The Emperor’s New Groove (ages 6 and up) 78 min

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

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Jun
1
3:30PM

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4:45PM

Meet the Author: "100 Things to Do in New York City Before You Die" by Evelyn Kanter

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Author, journalist, and lifelong New Yorker Evelyn Kanter has written an insider's guide to 100 astounding adventures, off-beat treats, and historically significant must-see sites in all parts of the city. Join us as Ms. Kanter shares some of the unexpected delights of the city we call home. Books will be available for sale and signing.

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

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Jun
3
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Teen Program: Teen Cafe

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Come join us for fun at the Forest Hills Library in the auditorium! Just come and hang out with your friends! Bring your snacks to enjoy, and do homework and group projects for ages 13-18.

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

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Jun
3
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Bring Your Story: Poets Celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Join us for an evening of poetry that touches our hearts and minds. A Q&A session with poets Maria Lisella, Paolo Javier, Alice Lacey, and Kostas Anagnopoulos will follow the reading.


Jun
6
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Bring Your Story: Celebrate Russian Culture with Food and Music

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Celebrate Russian culture with food and music. Master of the Guild of Jewish Artists Yevgeniya Rozentsvit invites you to a celebration of Russian cooking. Participants will have a chance to taste pancakes prepared by Ms. Rozentsvit and take a serving of dough to cook at home.
Bon appétit and have fun! June 6th @ 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Allegro Singers Presents a celebration of great Russian composer P. Tchaikovsky. June 13 @ 6:00 p.m.

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

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Jun
7
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Fun Fridays

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Kids ages 3 and up, come play board and card games and try your hand at origami on Friday afternoons in the children's room! Start your weekend off in a fun way!

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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5:30PM

ProjectArt 2018/2019 Exhibit

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

ProjectArt will present its end-of-year student exhibition, a collection of student artwork from the 2018/2019 semester.


Jun
10
4:00PM

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7:00PM

Bring Your Story: A Film Screening of the 1923 Silent Film "The Ancient Law"

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

This cine-concert is accompanied by a live original score by violinist Alicia Svigals and pianist/composer and silent film legend Donald Sosin. This is an outstanding example of the creative contribution of Jewish filmmakers in 1920s Germany that draws a complex portrait of the tension between tradition and modernity.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
11
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Forest Hills Library Summer Reading Kickoff

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Join us for our annual Summer Reading Kickoff event, with crafts for kids (3-3:45pm), sign-up for our upcoming summer reading programs (incl. tutoring, coding, Storytime Craft, and more), and A Reptile “Edventure” with Erik Callender (4-5pm) - a fun-filled educational experience that allows kids a unique opportunity to see, touch, and learn about some of the world's most fascinating creatures. Handle live animals including frogs, snakes and bugs from around the world. No registration required.


Jun
11
4:00PM

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5:00PM

A Reptile "Edventure" with Erik Callender

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

This fun-filled educational experience gives children age 6 and up a unique opportunity to see and learn about The Reptile Guy's animal science, rescue, and awareness. Meet reptiles, amphibians, and even some large insects from around the world.


Jun
13
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Father's Day Crafternoon

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

Children ages 6-12 will make a little present for Father’s Day in this fun craft program. Space is limited — first-come, first-served; at-desk registration beginning Thursday, June 6.


Jun
15
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Telling the Art Deco Story of Forest Hills & Rego Park

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Did you know that Forest Hills and Rego Park have a rich and exciting history told through their beautiful and special Art Deco buildings? Discover the neighborhoods' fascinating Art Deco architecture and design of the 1930s and '40s with a slide illustrated talk presented by architectural historian and licensed tour guide Matt Postal. Space is limited. Register online at: foresthillstalk.eventbrite.com


Jun
20
4:00PM

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5:15PM

Let's Make Some Noise: Silent Dance Party

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Party and silence do not usually go together unless the venue of the party is your favorite library! Put on your party shoes and your headphones and join us in a dancing party that won’t disturb the rest of the library’s patrons but is sure to make you move to the rhythm of DJ Sparkx!


Jun
20
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Understanding the Real Situation at Our Southern Border

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

With so much contradictory information about immigration issues, it’s hard to know what’s really going on. Please join us as Nara Milanich, history professor at Barnard College/Columbia University, breaks it down and separates truth from hype.


Jun
22
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Bring Your Story: An Afternoon of Chinese Culture

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month with the Ba Ban Chinese Music Society with cultural presentations of Chinese music and dance.


Jun
24
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Let's Make Some Noise: Ask Me Anything

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Here's a chance to ask everything you ever wanted to know about our LGBTQ community but were afraid to ask! Our “Ask Me Anything” panel discussion aims to take away the awkwardness of asking personal questions in a public panel forum. Ask anonymously in writing and have your questions answered! There is no such thing as a foolish question, and everybody will be a little bit wiser after this great opportunity for a frank, open, and all-encompassing conversation.


Jun
27
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Independence Day Crafternoon

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

Kids ages 6-12, join us for an Independence Day craft session! Space is limited — first-come, first-served at the Reference Desk beginning 6/20/2018.


Jun
27
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Open Mic and Reading Series

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Open Mic is for all performers of any genre to take the mic for four minutes. Spectators are also welcome. Featured readers are as follows: June: Tejas Desai, July: Mary B. Safrit, August: Nina D. Irizarry

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

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Jul
1
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Summer Reading: Kids Space Club: Astronaut Glove Box

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

Children ages 7-12: Pretend you are an astronaut in space as you complete different challenges.
Preregistration is not required, but the program is limited to 20 children and is on a “first-come, first- served” basis. Get your ticket at the Children’s Room reference desk before the start of the program. Early arrival is strongly encouraged.


Jul
1
4:30PM

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5:00PM

Summer Reading: Bead’N’Read

Location: Forest Hills
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.

Children in 3rd through 5th grade are welcome to bead necklaces and bracelets while we read a Summer Reading book list selection. This is a recurring program; we will read from the same book for several weeks in a row - regular participation is strongly encouraged.
Preregistration is not required, but the program is limited to 16 children and is on a “first come, first served” basis. Get a ticket at the Children’s Room desk before the start of the program.

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Jul
2
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Summer Reading: Coding with Google CS First - Art

Location: Forest Hills
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.

Learn to code with Google CS First! In this art-themed coding club, students ages 9-14 use Scratch to create animations, interactive artwork, photograph filters, and other exciting, artistic projects.
Only 12 spots are available; preregistration is required. Sign up in person at the Children's Room reference desk. Registration starts at our Summer Reading Kickoff Party on June 7. Club members should be able to attend all 8 sessions.

Forest HillsTue, Jul 9, 201910:30AM - 11:30AM
Forest HillsTue, Jul 16, 201910:30AM - 11:30AM
Forest HillsTue, Jul 23, 201910:30AM - 11:30AM
Forest HillsTue, Jul 30, 201910:30AM - 11:30AM
Forest HillsTue, Aug 6, 201910:30AM - 11:30AM
Forest HillsTue, Aug 13, 201910:30AM - 11:30AM
Forest HillsTue, Aug 20, 201910:30AM - 11:30AM

Jul
2
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Summer Reading: Stuyvesant Tutoring 1

Location: Forest Hills
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.

Students from Stuyvesant High School provide free ELA and Math tutoring to children entering 2nd to 5th grade. Preregistration is required as space is limited and tutors work with small groups. Sign up in person at the children's reference desk starting June 11. Children should be able to attend all eight sessions.

Forest HillsTue, Jul 9, 20193:30PM - 5:30PM
Forest HillsTue, Jul 16, 20193:30PM - 5:30PM
Forest HillsTue, Jul 23, 20193:30PM - 5:30PM
Forest HillsTue, Jul 30, 20193:30PM - 5:30PM
Forest HillsTue, Aug 6, 20193:30PM - 5:30PM
Forest HillsTue, Aug 13, 20193:30PM - 5:30PM
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Jul
3
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Summer Reading: Family Space Club: Rocket Program

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

Children ages 3–6 will learn about rockets and space through a rocket-themed storytime and craft, using simple household materials. Preregistration is not required, but the program is limited to 20 children and is on a first-come, first-served basis. Get your ticket at the Children’s Room reference desk before the start of the program. Early arrival is strongly encouraged.


Jul
3
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Summer Reading: Paint Club for Kids

Location: Forest Hills
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.

Children ages 7-12: Join us for our Paint Club this summer! We will experiment with a different medium/technique every week. Preregistration is not required, but the program is limited to 16 children and is on a first-come, first- served basis. Get your ticket at the Children’s Room reference desk before the start of the program. Early arrival is strongly encouraged.

Forest HillsWed, Jul 10, 20194:00PM - 5:00PM
Forest HillsWed, Jul 17, 20194:00PM - 5:00PM
Forest HillsWed, Jul 24, 20194:00PM - 5:00PM
Forest HillsWed, Jul 31, 20194:00PM - 5:00PM
Forest HillsWed, Aug 7, 20194:00PM - 5:00PM
Forest HillsWed, Aug 14, 20194:00PM - 5:00PM

Jul
5
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Fun Fridays

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Kids ages 3 and up, come play board and card games and try your hand at origami on Friday afternoons in the children's room! Start your weekend off in a fun way!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
6
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Super Saturday Morning

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Kids of all ages and their special grown-ups are invited to have fun on Saturday mornings with origami, coloring pages, board games, and puzzles for the 3+ crowd, and Lincoln Logs, Mega Bloks, and Star Builders for the little ones!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
6
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Summer Cinema Saturdays

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Can’t get enough of everything ‘space’? Come join us in July and August for the following movies:
July 6: "Muppets from Space" (ages 5+)
July 13: "Buzz Lightyear of Star Command: The Adventure Begins" (ages 5+)
July 20: "Jetsons: The Movie" (ages 4+)
July 27: "Space Buddies" (ages 5+)
August 3: “The Iron Giant” (ages 6+)
August 10: “Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension” (ages 5+)
August 17: “LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part” (ages 6+)
August 24: “Space Jam” (ages 7+)

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

Additional Dates


Jul
8
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Summer Reading: Kids Space Club: Constellations

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

Children ages 7-12 will learn about different constellations such as the Big Dipper, Orion, and Taurus, and then make their own constellation to take home. Preregistration is not required, but the program is limited to 20 children and is on a first-come, first-served basis. Get your ticket at the Children’s Room reference desk before the start of the program. Early arrival is strongly encouraged.


Jul
10
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Summer Reading: Family Space Club: Blast Off Rocket Frame Program

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

Children ages 3–6: In this fun, hands-on activity children will make their own rocket picture frame. Bring a photo of a loved one!
Preregistration is not required, but the program is limited to 20 children and is on a first-come, first- served basis. Get your ticket at the Children’s Room reference desk before the start of the program. Early arrival is strongly encouraged.


Jul
11
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Emergency Response: React Fast

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Research has shown that bystanders or immediate responders with little or no medical training can become heroic lifesavers. If you know how to stop severe bleeding, it can make the difference between life and death for an injured person. Learn how to help save lives by acting quickly. Providers from H+H/Elmhurst will teach you to become an immediate responder.


Jul
11
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Summer Reading: Stuyvesant Tutoring 2

Location: Forest Hills
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.

Students from Stuyvesant High School provide free ELA and Math tutoring to children entering 2nd to 5th grade. Preregistration is required as space is limited and tutors work with small groups. Sign up in person at the children's reference desk starting June 11. Children should be able to attend all eight sessions.

Forest HillsThu, Jul 18, 20193:30PM - 5:30PM
Forest HillsThu, Jul 25, 20193:30PM - 5:30PM
Forest HillsThu, Aug 1, 20193:30PM - 5:30PM
Forest HillsThu, Aug 8, 20193:30PM - 5:30PM
Forest HillsThu, Aug 15, 20193:30PM - 5:30PM
Forest HillsThu, Aug 22, 20193:30PM - 5:30PM

Jul
11
5:30PM

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7:30PM

Summer Reading: Summer Movie Nights

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Can’t get enough of everything ‘space’? Kids ages 7 and up and their caregivers: Join us in July and August for the following movies that are ‘out of this world’!
7/11: "Monsters vs. Aliens" (7+)
7/18: "Mars Needs Moms" (7+)
7/25: "Flight of the Navigator" (10+)
8/1: "Battle for Terra" (8+)
8/8: "Treasure Planet" (9+)
8/15: "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" (8+)
8/22: "Batteries Not Included" (10+)

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

Additional Dates


Jul
15
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Summer Reading: Kids Space Club: The Force Awakens

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

Children ages 7-12: Become a Jedi master and make your own lightsaber.
Preregistration is not required, but the program is limited to 20 children and is on a first-come, first- served basis. Get your ticket at the Children’s Room reference desk before the start of the program. Early arrival is strongly encouraged.


Jul
17
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Summer Reading: Family Space Club: Starlit Night in a Cup

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

This fun craft kit allows children ages 3–6 to learn about different constellations while improving their fine motor skills. Preregistration is not required, but the program is limited to 20 children and is on a first-come, first-served basis. Get your ticket at the Children’s Room reference desk before the start of the program. Early arrival is strongly encouraged.


Jul
22
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Summer Reading: Kids Space Club: Star Constellation Viewer Craft

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

Children ages 7-12: Make your own constellation viewer as you learn about the night sky.
Preregistration is not required, but the program is limited to 20 children and is on a first-come, first- served basis. Get your ticket at the Children’s Room reference desk before the start of the program. Early arrival is strongly encouraged.


Jul
24
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Summer Reading: Family Space Club: Moon and Stars Craft

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

Children ages 3–6 learn about our moon through a moon-themed storytime and craft.
Preregistration is not required, but the program is limited to 20 children and is on a first-come, first- served basis. Get your ticket at the Children’s Room reference desk before the start of the program. Early arrival is strongly encouraged.


Jul
29
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Summer Reading: Kids Space Club: Galaxy Crafts

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

Children ages 7-12 will make out-of-this-world crafts including a galaxy duct tape pouch and Star Wars origami. Preregistration is not required, but the program is limited to 20 children and is on a first-come, first- served basis. Get your ticket at the Children’s Room reference desk before the start of the program. Early arrival is strongly encouraged.


Jul
31
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Summer Reading: Family Space Club: Astronaut Program

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

Children ages 3–6 will turn into astronauts in this jetpack storytime and craft.
Preregistration is not required, but the program is limited to 20 children and is on a first-come, first- served basis. Get your ticket at the Children’s Room reference desk before the start of the program. Early arrival is strongly encouraged.


Aug
5
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Summer Reading: Kids Space Club: Planet Suncatchers

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

Children ages 7-12 will learn about different planets and make a planet suncatcher set.
Preregistration is not required, but the program is limited to 20 children and is on a first-come, first- served basis. Get your ticket at the Children’s Room reference desk before the start of the program. Early arrival is strongly encouraged.


Aug
7
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Summer Reading: Family Space Club: Rocket Ship Storytime

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

In this easy, hands-on activity children ages 3–6 will improve their fine motor skills and learn to write their name as they cut segments out of construction paper and assemble their own rocket.
Preregistration is not required, but the program is limited to 20 children and is on a first-come, first- served basis. Get your ticket at the Children’s Room reference desk before the start of the program. Early arrival is strongly encouraged.


Aug
12
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Summer Reading: Kids Space Club: Build a Moon Habitat

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

Children ages 7-12: You can be a moon explorer. Build a moon habitat out of newspaper, working with your teammates. Preregistration is not required, but the program is limited to 20 children and is on a first-come, first-served basis. Get your ticket at the Children’s Room reference desk before the start of the program. Early arrival is strongly encouraged.


Aug
14
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Summer Reading: Family Space Club: Straw Rockets

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

Children ages 3–6 make and then launch their own straw rockets and then experiment with launch angle, rocket design, and various attachments. Preregistration is not required, but the program is limited to 20 children and is on a first-come, first-served basis. Get your ticket at the Children’s Room reference desk before the start of the program. Early arrival is strongly encouraged.


Oct
16
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Breast Health: Cancer Screening and Prevention

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Join the experts from H+H/Elmhurst for an informative workshop on breast health. During this session, we will discuss basic facts about prevention, early detection, and review facts and myths about general breast health. 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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