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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF FRESH MEADOWS

Jul
21
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Free Summer Tutoring For Grades 2-5

Location: Fresh Meadows
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 English and math tutoring to children grades 2-5.
Space is limited. Preregistration is required. Please call 718-454-7272.

Fresh MeadowsSat, Jul 28, 201810:30AM - 12:30PM
Fresh MeadowsSat, Aug 4, 201810:30AM - 12:30PM
Fresh MeadowsSat, Aug 11, 201810:30AM - 12:30PM
Fresh MeadowsSat, Aug 18, 201810:30AM - 12:30PM

Jul
21
2:00PM

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3:30PM

College Financial Aid Process (In Chinese)

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

• What is college financial aid?
• How do colleges determine your eligibility for aid?
• A closer look at the two important aid formulas.
• How do colleges calculate the values of your house and property?
• What is the composition of financial aid awards?
• How can you maximize your aid eligibility?


Jul
23
4:30PM

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6:00PM

Free Math Help for Students Grades 6-10

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

Do you need help to prepare for the math section of the SHSAT test? Are you a student in grades 6-10 who wants to improve your math skills? This summer, students from Stuyvesant High School Math Team will provide math help at Fresh Meadows Library. Please call 718-4547272 or visit the library to register. Walk-ins will be taken if space is available.

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

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Jul
23
6:30PM

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7:30PM

ESOL English Conversation Club (Summer 2018)

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Fresh Meadows Library ESOL English Conversation Club is led by a retired English teacher. Come over and practice your English for free.

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

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Jul
24
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Scrabble Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Come play Scrabble! The word game that has been played for generations. Please bring your own Scrabble kit.

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

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Jul
24
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Adult Chess Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Come join our chess club!

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

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Jul
24
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Learn Coding With Scratch (Session 1)

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Registration required by phone or in person. Due to popular demand, we are offering a choice of sessions. Both sessions are the same; please only register for one. In this Music & Sound Coding club, students use the computer to play musical notes, create a music video, and build an interactive music display while learning how programming is used to create music. Bring your own laptop or use one of the library's. It is strongly recommended that you attend all four dates in a session.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
25
10:15AM

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10:45AM

Toddler Time Summer Reading Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Join us for songs, stories, finger plays, and movement activities for children ages 2 to pre K-4.

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

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Jul
25
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Family Coloring Time

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Children, teens, and adults, come and join our Family Coloring Time. Relax and meet friends. We have supplies so just bring yourself (and your family).

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

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Jul
26
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Mahjong Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Join in the fun and camaraderie of mahjong in our non-instructional session.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
26
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Adult Coloring

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Join us to relax and meet friends. We have supplies so just bring yourself (and your friends).

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

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Jul
26
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Adult Book Discussion "The Immortalists"

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

"The Immortalists" by Chloe Benjamin


Jul
26
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Kids' Karaoke Night

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Kids' Karaoke Night


Jul
27
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Teen Virtual Reality Lab

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Come check out our new Oculus Rift! Try a virtual reality headset and sling webs, cast spells, explore outer space, and more! ***Ages 13 and up only. A personal release waiver must be signed by your parent/guardian in order to use the equipment.***

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

Additional Dates


Jul
27
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Kids/Teens Board Gaming

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Make friends and play board games!

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

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Jul
27
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Tabletop Games & Chess

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Learn to play weird new board and card games with Ms. Reed, play an old favorite, or challenge your friends to an epic chess battle.

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

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Jul
28
2:30PM

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4:15PM

Movie Time "Game Night"

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

"Game Night" (2018, R) 1h40min Comedy, Crime, Mystery


Jul
31
3:30PM

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5:30PM

I Can Make That

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Why buy it when you can make it? Teen crafts for any skill level, plus materials to just mess around with.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
4
2:30PM

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4:00PM

Movie Time: "Thoroughbreds"

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

"Thoroughbreds" (2017, R)


Aug
7
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Learn Coding With Scratch (Session 2)

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Registration required by phone or in person. Due to popular demand, we are offering a choice of sessions. Both sessions are the same; please only register for one.
In this Music & Sound Coding club, students use the computer to play musical notes, create a music video, and build an interactive music display while learning how programming is used to create music. Bring your own laptop or use one of the library's. It is strongly recommended that you attend all four dates in a session.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
11
2:00PM

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3:30PM

An inside look at the admission process (in Chinese)

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

1. College admissions policies.
2. Ten key admissions criteria.
3. Elements in your application package.
4. Transcript, School Report & Teacher
Evaluation.
5. Quality extracurricular activities.
6. Who are your competitors?
7. Planning in Advance.


Aug
18
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Intergenerational Jewelry Making Class

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Ages 10+, create a stretchy bracelet or a memory wire bracelet. Bring your creativity; we'll supply the rest!


Aug
21
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Anime Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Watch the hottest anime with your friends on our Crunchyroll Premium account.


Aug
23
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Teen Any Book Club

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

What did you read this summer? Meet up with other teens to share your thoughts on what you’ve read and hear from others. Please come prepared to talk about a book or graphic novel you’ve read recently (even if you didn’t like it!).


Aug
25
2:30PM

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5:00PM

Movie Time "The 15:17 to Paris"

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

"The 15:17 to Paris" (2018, PG-13)


Aug
27
1:00PM

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3:30PM

Movie Time "Star Wars: The Last Jedi"

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

"Star Wars: The Last Jedi" (2017, PG-13)


Aug
30
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Adult Book Discussion: "Manhattan Beach"

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "Manhattan Beach" by Jennifer Egan.


Sep
6
12:30PM

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2:30PM

Working with Clay: A Workshop

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

A three-session workshop with teaching artist Alacia Stubbs. Learn how to sculpt with air drying clay. You will learn how to varnish and decorate with acrylic paint. Registration is limited. Please call the library to register.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
22
1:00PM

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5:00PM

SHSAT Practice Exam with the Princeton Review

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Take this free, full-length practice test to find out how you might score on the real SHSAT! Your personalized score report pinpointing your strengths and weaknesses will help you know what to focus on as you prep. Registration is required. You can register by phone at 718-454-7272 or in person.


Sep
27
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Adult Book Discussion: "Little Fires Everywhere"

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

We will discuss Celeste Ng's"Little Fires Everywhere."


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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