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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF LAURELTON

Sep
19
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Reading Help

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Our reading program is designed to build the critical reading skills that will help your child develop a lifelong love of reading – and a solid foundation for academic success.

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

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Sep
20
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Computers For Seniors

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Today’s tech tools are evolving faster than ever. Do you ever feel like it’s too much to keep up with? We’ve all been there at some point, but with a little help it’s easy to improve your skills. Computer classes for seniors can help you learn how to use today’s tech to enrich your life.

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

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Sep
20
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Draw Night

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 openings

Come join us for Laurelton Library's first ever "Draw Night" with Ms. Christine. Using one piece, you will create a masterpiece of your own unique perspective. Materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own markers, ink, and colored pencils. Ages 12 and up are welcome. Registration is required.


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Sep
20
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Quilting Club

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Join us for crafting and camaraderie. Whether you are a newcomer or a long-time quilting enthusiast, you’re invited to learn new techniques, talk about fabrics, and share patterns.

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

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Sep
22
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Shape Up NYC: Zumba for Adults

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Instructor Eulanda leads this Zumba fitness class, which incorporates low and high intensity dance moves to rhythms including salsa, soca, hip-hop and African beats. Come and have fun while burning calories.

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

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Sep
25
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Resume and Cover Letter Writing for Teens

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Are you in high school and interested in finding a job? Come learn how to create a powerful cover letter and resume. It's never too early to learn skills that will help your future!

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

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Sep
28
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Family Movie Time

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

It's Friday! Come to the library after school to kick off the weekend with family movie time.


Sep
29
1:00PM

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4:00PM

International Coffee Day

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

International Coffee Day is a celebration of the coffee sector’s diversity, quality, and passion. Join us as we taste test coffee from all regions of the world. With every different coffee bean, there is a story of its origin.


Oct
15
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Open Mic Night

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

This free event is open to performers and spectators of all ages. Instrumentalists, singers, dancers, storytellers, poets, jugglers, magicians, and others are all welcome. Audience seating is on a first -come, first-served basis. Interested in performing? The Laurelton Community Library would love to hear your talent.

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

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Oct
25
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Nutrition Workshops for Children Ages 6-12

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6 to 12 will learn about nutrition in a fun and interactive way. This program focuses on nutritious food choices. Children will learn the five food groups and why healthy eating is important for their bodies.

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

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Nov
7
4:00PM

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5:00PM

African American History Club

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Join us as we travel back in time and honor our African American heroes. Every session we will learn the history of our beloved African American public figures.

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

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Current Board Members:

President - Khaldun Al-Shakeer
Vice President - Caroline Rogers
Treasurer - Shalimar Reid
Secretary
Member-At-Large - Fay D. Hill


Thank you for your interest in the Friends of the Library at Queens Library.
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. 

Contact Info: Government and Community Affairs, Camille T. Barrett at 718-990-8583 or cbarrett@queenslibrary.org

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