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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF JACKSON HEIGHTS

Jun
19
10:00AM

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3:00PM

Free Financial Counseling

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

For immigrants ready to apply for citizenship.
Learn how to
» Save for the citizenship application fee
» Check or improve your credit score
» Open a bank account
» Manage your debt
» Create a budget
» Set financial goals
» Find out where you can file your taxes and more!


Jun
19
10:30AM

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11:45AM

Introduction to Microsoft Word

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

Join us as we learn how to use Microsoft Word.


Jun
20
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Mother Goose Time for Little Ones 0-18 months

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

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


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Jun
20
11:30AM

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12:00PM

Toddler Time for Toddlers

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and movement. Caregivers must attend with toddlers. For ages 19 months to 4 years. First come, first served. Space may be limited.


Jun
21
1:00PM

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1:45PM

Toddler Playtime

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Come join us as we play with new building toys. First come, first served. Space may be limited.


Jun
21
2:30PM

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3:00PM

Picture Book Time for Children Ages 2 1/2 - 6 years

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-1/2 - 6 years and their parent or caregiver are welcome to join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and coloring. Families may join us after they arrive from school.


Jun
22
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Summer Reading 2018: Libraries Rock! Movie Night: Pitch Perfect

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Come in and get ready to sing and laugh with Pitch Perfect (2012, PG-13).


Jun
29
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Music Lyric Blank Out Poetry

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Create new poems with song lyrics!


Jun
30
3:00PM

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3:30PM

LGBTQ Pride Month: Film Screenings

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Please join Queens Library as we celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month with two separate film screenings:
"Paper Dolls" at the Flushing Library June 20th at 6 p.m. and "Queens at Heart" at the Jackson Heights Library June 30 at 3pm.


Jul
5
2:00PM

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2:45PM

Special Book Parties for Children Entering Grades 3 - 6

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us to celebrate books and reading. We will highlight different authors each week.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
5
3:00PM

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3:45PM

Musical Art and Other Fun Projects for Children Entering Grades 3-6

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Share art and music from around the world.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
6
1:00PM

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1:45PM

Friday Family Book Party

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us to celebrate books and reading. We will highlight different books and authors for the whole family. We will color, too.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
6
2:00PM

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2:45PM

Friday Family Fun Time for Children and Families

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us for reading, coloring, games, and special activities.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
9
2:00PM

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2:45PM

Reading Circle for Children entering Kindergarten - Grade 2

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us for reading practice and fun activities. Caregivers of kindergarteners should be available.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
9
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Art and Activities for Children entering Kindergarten-Grade 2

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us for exciting art and music projects and other fun activities. Caregivers of kindergarteners should be available.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
9
5:00PM

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5:45PM

Games and Lego Building

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Share in Lego building and other construction activities. You may also play games. Young children must be supervised by caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
10
1:00PM

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1:45PM

Picture Book Time and Summer Reading Club for Children Ages 2 1/2 - 6 years

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-1/2 - 6 years and their parent or caregiver are welcome to join us for stories, songs, coloring, and for special summer reading and getting ready for school activities.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
10
2:00PM

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2:45PM

Book and Music Adventure for Children Entering Kindergarten - Grade 2

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

We will combine musical adventures with books and reading. Caregivers of kindergarteners should be available.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
10
3:00PM

--to--

3:45PM

Musical Art and Other Fun Projects for Children entering Kindergarten - Grade 2

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Share art and music from around the world. Caregivers of kindergarteners should be available.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
10
4:00PM

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4:45PM

Report on Your Books for Children Entering Grades 1-6

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Come share the books you are reading. Younger children may come with caregivers. Please bring your reading log or ask for one.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
11
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Mother Goose Time for Little Ones 0-18 months

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us for songs, stories and finger plays this summer. 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.

Additional Dates


Jul
11
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Summer Reading Toddler Time for Ages 19 months - 4 years

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, songs, finger plays, and movement this summer. Caregivers must attend with toddlers. 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.

Additional Dates


Jul
11
2:00PM

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2:45PM

Book and Music Adventure for Children Entering Grades 3-6

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

We will combine musical adventures with books and reading.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
11
3:00PM

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3:45PM

Summer Art and Activities for Children entering Grades 3-6

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us for exciting art and music projects and other fun activities.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
11
4:00PM

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4:30PM

Reading Buddies for Children Ages 3+

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Please join us to read with a buddy. This is great for all readers and for younger children, too.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
11
4:30PM

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5:00PM

Summer Homework Help for Children

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

We will offer help with summer homework.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
12
1:00PM

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1:45PM

Toddler Playtime

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Come join us as we play with toys this summer. 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.

Additional Dates


Jul
12
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Math Games and Origami

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

We will use origami to create a toy or special box. Then we will play a fun game. First-come, first- served each session. Limited to 20 children.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
20
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading 2018: Libraries Rock! Music Lyric Challenge

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Come and play fun games for fabulous prizes!


Jul
27
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Summer Reading 2018: Libraries Rock! Song Jeopardy

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Think you know your song lyrics? Come compete in Song Jeopardy for fabulous prizes!


Aug
1
4:30PM

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5:30PM

STEAM Program with the Girl Scouts of Greater New York

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Girls will engage in hands-on activities designed to spark their interest in STEAM concepts and careers, through the arts.


Aug
3
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Summer Reading 2018: Libraries Rock! Rock and Roll Rocks!

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Make your own pet rocks with rockin' paint jobs!


Sep
6
5:30PM

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7:30PM

Queens Artists and Nonprofit Organizations: Do You Need Funding?

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Queens Council on the Arts supports the hard work and contributions of Queens-based individual artists and nonprofit organizations producing cultural programming in all arts disciplines through grants. Applicants must attend a Application Information Session to learn about the guidelines before applying.


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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