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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF JACKSON HEIGHTS

Jul
23
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Word Searches

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Enjoy a different word search every day!

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

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Jul
23
3:00PM

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3:45PM

Summer Reading: Stories of Space and Discovery

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Children entering grades K-2 will revel in science fiction and other stories. Picture books will be read and video and music may be incorporated into what promises to be a truly epic adventure!

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

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Jul
23
4:00PM

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4:45PM

Summer Reading: Space Crafts and Fun

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

This is for children entering grades K-2. Making space crafts is awesome fun! Kids make crafts and experience a universe of fun!

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

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Jul
23
5:00PM

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5:30PM

Summer Reading: Book Share

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Share what you are reading this summer! Get a prize and get recommendations for your next great read!

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

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Jul
24
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Summer Reading: Mother Goose Time for Little Ones Ages Birth-18 months

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us for songs, stories, and finger plays. Caregivers must attend with children. Space may be limited and is on a first-come, first served basis.

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

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Jul
24
11:30AM

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12:00PM

Summer Reading: Toddler Time for Toddlers Ages 19 months-4 years

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, songs, and finger plays. Caregiver must attend with the children. This program is first-come, first-served. Space may be limited.

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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2:30PM

Free Summer Meals and Fun

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us for free summer meals for children 18 and under plus fun activities like coloring pages, puzzles, and Friday movies.

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

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Jul
24
3:00PM

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3:45PM

Summer Reading: Stories of Space and Discovery

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Children entering K-2 will revel in science fiction and other stores. Picture books will be read and video and music may be incorporated into what promises to be a truly epic adventure!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
24
4:00PM

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4:45PM

Summer Reading: Space Crafts and Fun

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

This program is for children entering grades K-2. Making space crafts is awesome fun! Children will make crafts and experience a universe of fun!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
24
5:00PM

--to--

5:45PM

Summer Reading: Book Share

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Share what you are reading this summer! Get a prize and get recommendations for your next great read!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
25
12:15PM

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12:45PM

Summer Reading: Family Playtime

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Young children and their families will play with developmentally appropriate toys encouraging interactivity and early childhood learning.

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

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Jul
25
3:00PM

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3:45PM

Summer Reading: It's Out of this World: Stories of Space and Beyond

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Music, video, and exciting science fiction stories await children entering grades 1-4+ in this entertaining and interactive experience!

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

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Jul
25
3:45PM

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4:30PM

Summer Reading: Space Crafts and Fun

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Older children (entering grades 3-6) will relish making crafts and learning about the outer reaches of the universe. Join us for this highly enjoyable experience!

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

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Jul
25
4:45PM

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5:45PM

Summer Reading: Space Games and Chess

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

For the intellectually curious, children eight and up can learn the rudiments of chess and revel in brand new board games with a space theme!

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

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Jul
25
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Know Your Rights

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Queens Legal Services provides free legal assistance to low and moderate-income residents of Queens in a wide range of practice areas. Through a generous grant from Council Member Dromm, we are providing Know Your Rights information sessions to older adults. The goal of the program is to educate older adults about financial abuse, consumer rights, homeowner rights, and estate matters. May dates are for tabling & Q&A. July 25th is a more formal lecture.


Jul
26
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Summer Reading: Board Games for Teens

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Play games with each other and see who will come out on top!

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

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Jul
26
3:00PM

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3:30PM

Summer Reading: Family Scavenger Hunt

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Earn a small prize while seeking answers to space trivia or library questions!

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

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Jul
26
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Reading and Enrichment Fun

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Children grades 2-5 can join us for reading and enrichment fun. You may bring your school work or get help reading or doing a worksheet. Space is limited and available first-come, first-served. Try to attend each week.

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

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Jul
26
5:00PM

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5:30PM

Summer Reading: Games and Legos

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Board games and Legos inspire creativity and conversation. Join us in our program room and engage in screen-free time with your children during the hot summer months!

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

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Jul
29
3:00PM

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3:45PM

Summer Reading: Family Fun Time

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Play games, read, and join us for special activities with your children in our air conditioned room.

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

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Jul
29
4:00PM

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4:45PM

Summer Reading: Stories and Crafts

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Young children (ages 3-7) have an enjoyable story time experience making space-themed crafts and reading stories that are out of this world!

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

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Jul
30
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Basic Computers

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

Learn the basics of using the computer in this workshop.


Jul
30
2:30PM

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2:45PM

Summer Reading: Book Buddies (ages 2 and up)

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Read with either a beginning or a more advanced reader. Parents and caregivers may also read with their children.

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

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Aug
5
5:30PM

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7:00PM

Classic Comedies: "Tartuffe"

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us for a staged reading by Titan Theatre Company of "Tartuffe" by Molière. Tartuffe masquerades as a pious man of the cloth while working to swindle the gullible Orgon out of his fortune, daughter, and reputation. When Tartuffe is threatened with exposure, he ups both the ante and the hilarity in this laugh-out-loud comedy, Molière’s most popular and wickedly funny play of deception, hypocrisy, and false morality.


Aug
6
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Basic Computers

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

Learn the basics of using the computer in this workshop.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
10
12:00PM

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2:15PM

LGBTQ+ Youth Sex Ed Workshop

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Parents and teens are welcome to come for a sex ed workshop for queer youth.


Aug
12
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Frogs, Bugs & Animals Show

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

This program features frogs, bugs, chinchillas, and a chicken. Learn about where these animals are from, what they eat, when they sleep, and how they protect themselves. Participants can join in on the fun with dancing, singing, and a surprise activity at the end of the show. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required. For children ages 6 to 12. Families are welcome.


Aug
16
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Summer Reading: Special Teen Craft for End of Summer

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Enjoy a special creative program made just for teens!


Sep
12
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Queens Artists and Non-Profit Organizations: Do You Need Funding?

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Learn about the 2020 Queens Arts Fund Grant Program! The Queens Arts Fund (QAF) awards grants to Queens-based individual artists and non-profit organizations that are producing arts and cultural programming in visual, performing, literary, and folk arts disciplines. Program guidelines and the application process will be reviewed.


Sep
17
3:30PM

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5:00PM

NYCitizenship Information Session

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Come to an information session with NYCitizenship staff to find out how to apply for U.S. citizenship, and learn about the benefits of becoming a citizen and receiving financial counseling.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
21
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Meet the Author: "Miami Midnight" by Alex Segura

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Local author Alex Segura was raised in Miami and uses his knowledge of the city,and his background in journalism to bring his fictional detective Pete Fernandez to life. "Miami Midnight is" is the fifth and final book in the series that started with "Silent City." In "Miami Midnight" Pete is running a small Miami bookstore when a Cuban mobster asks him to find out who killed his drug-addicted son. Books will be available for sale and signing.


Sep
23
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Emergency Preparedness and Prevention

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Everyone wants to keep themselves and their loved ones safe, especially during emergency situations. Come learn about strategies every household should be aware of. There will also be a discussion of common household accidents and injuries, lead by experts from H+H/Elmhurst. All are welcome!


Oct
5
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Meet the Author: "The Language of Tarot" by Jeannie Reed

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Jeannie Reed, author of “The Language of Tarot,” will discuss some basics of modern computer technology, physics, psychology, and mysticism and explain how they all come together as a foundation for her approach to reading tarot. In her hands, the tarot can answer, without guesswork, almost any question someone might ask. Join us to take your first steps into a system at the crossroads of mysticism and science that can be taught and learned.


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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