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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF LAURELTON

Jun
25
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Math Club For Students

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

There are many benefits to engaging children in math. Our math club will meet every day and promote a love of learning.

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Jun
25
1:30PM

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2:30PM

African-American History Club

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

The African-American History Club is organized to expose students to the rich heritage of African Americans and to support them in their own academic and personal growth as black citizens thriving in a global world.

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Jun
25
3:00PM

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6:00PM

Stacks After School Enrichment Program

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

STACKS Enrichment program - Arts, Crafts and educational projects for students enrolled in the STACKS program. Starts from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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Jun
25
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Laurelton Literary Society

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Each month we will select, read and discuss a particular book. Upcoming book titles will be selected at our monthly meetings. The September 25 book is "Born a Crime" by Trevor Noah. The October 23 book is "Evicted" by Matthew Desmond.


Jun
25
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Resume & Cover Letter for Youth

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Our staff experienced staff member will help teens with their efforts to create a powerful cover letter and impressive resume.


Jun
25
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Shape Up NYC: Full Body Toning for Adults

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Full body or Toning is a gentle workout with the goal of improving balance, coordination, flexibility, strength, and heart health. Instructor Ysabel Chirinos leads the program for adults who want to have a strong and skillful body.

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Jun
26
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Basic Computer Skills for Seniors

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Seniors will learn how to use a computer and how to search for information on the Internet.


Jun
27
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Open Mic

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

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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Jun
28
5:30PM

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7:30PM

Thursdays Chess Days

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Interested in learning chess? This program uses the game of chess to enhance critical thinking, build self-esteem, participate in team play, teach responsibility and accountability skills and more.


Jun
29
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Arts and Crafts with Mrs. K

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Do you have a love for arts and crafts? Every Friday join Mrs. K for some creative projects fun for the whole family!

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

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Jun
29
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Color Me Calm For Seniors

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Studies show coloring can have a calming effect on the adult mind and helps promote overall wellness. Come and color while meeting new people. Coloring pages designed especially for adults as well as coloring materials will be provided.


Jun
30
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Family Movie Time

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Join us for some of the latest family movies as well as some classics.


Jul
5
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Bingo Night

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Bingo can be played right here at the Laurelton Community Library. Join us every other week. Bring the family for some good old fashioned fun!

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Jul
9
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Summer Reading Club 2018: Libraries Rock!

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Summer Reading Club 2018: "Libraries Rock!" Ages 6-12, read one or more books this summer and receive a certificate and prizes. Report on books and enjoy games, puzzles, and crafts. Registration is required.

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Jul
10
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Google Computer Science First: Music and Sound with Scratch. Make. Code. Music.

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Ages 9-12, create your own digital music and sounds. Use the computer to design your own music, create your own instruments and music videos, and learn how technology is used in the music industry. Registration is required. Space is limited. This is an eight-week workshop. Participants are required to attend all sessions. Call 718-528-2822 to register.

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Jul
11
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Read to Me Club 2018: Libraries Rock!

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Queens Library/Laurelton presents Read to Me Club 2018 /Libraries Rock! Enjoy stories, songs, finger plays, and crafts with your toddler. Read one book or more to your child and receive a certificate and prizes. Ages 18 months — 5 years. Registration is required. Call 718 528-2822 to register.

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Jul
11
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Chinese for Travel

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Dr. Dave Wang will introduce you to the basic language you will need to eat, live, and get around in Mandarin speaking countries. Since this is a language course, we recommend taking this course with a friend or group of friends. Practicing with others by speaking the language will help you learn it more effectively. Additionally, Mandarin is a tonal language, which means that in order to truly master it, you will need to say the words out loud!

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Jul
18
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Family Crochet Club

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Know how to crochet? Would you like to learn? Come and meet with others and share your talents and ideas. Class is open to all (beginners, intermediates, and advanced members) and all ages every Wednesday and Friday at your Laurelton Community Library.

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Aug
16
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Summer Movie Nights with Assembly Member Alicia Hyndman

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Please join Assembly Member Alicia Hyndman as she hosts movie nights at three libraries:
Queens Library at Rosedale
Thursday, July 12 6-8PM: "Black Panther" (2018, PG-13)
Thursday, July 26 6-8PM: "Despicable Me 3" (2017, PG)
Queens Library at Central
Thursday, August 2 6-8PM: "Black Panther" (2018, PG-13)
Queens Library at Laurelton
Thursday, August 16 6-8PM: "Coco" (2017, PG)
Thursday, August 30 6-8PM: "Black Panther" (2018, PG-13)

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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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