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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF QUEENS VILLAGE

Aug
16
10:45AM

--to--

12:15PM

Books and Beyond Topical Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This is a teleconferenced topical discussion group.
First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Aug
16
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Reading: Stamp Art

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Create works of art using rubber stamps.


Aug
16
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Kids' Movie: A Wrinkle in Time

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "A Wrinkle in Time" (2018, PG).


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Aug
16
5:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Chess Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Practice your chess skills with other adults.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
17
10:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

STARs: Senior Theater Acting Repertory

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Calling all older adults! Join our galaxy of STARs and perform theatrical works at the library with a great group of people!


Aug
17
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Aging Positively

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

LMSW Bracha Ropp from PEARLS-VNSNY (mental health services) leads this teleconference about how to stay positive as we age. First-time callers to the teleconference please call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Aug
17
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

End of Summer Reading Party 0-5: Libraries Rock!

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 0-5 and caregivers can participate in our Library Rocks end of summer reading party at Queens Village.


Aug
17
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Game Day

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children of all ages are welcome to join game day for some board game fun.


Aug
20
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Crosswords

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We solve the puzzle together using your home computer. This Mail-a-Book program is open to all older adults and the homebound. First time callers, please call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
20
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Bring your supplies and make new friends at this crafts group for adults!

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

Additional Dates


Aug
21
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Whitney Museum Teleconferenced Lecture Series

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Photography: People, Places and Things - Explore the development of photography in the 20th century as it moved from a functional representation of the world to an artistic expression. Over three sessions, we’ll learn about modernism, documentary photography, and innovations in the medium. Call Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 to register and to receive access codes. Printed documentation will be provided.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
21
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Wild West: The Mystery of the Golden Piano

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12, join us as ScienceTellers brings science to life! Grab your spurs and journey with us to the Wild West, where a legendary bank-robbing outlaw is back in town, about to strike again! After the sheriff mysteriously vanishes, two young kids saddle up to foil the great heist and put a rotten cowboy back behind bars! We use awesome science experiments to bring key parts of the story to life.


Aug
22
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Toddler Time

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-4 and their parent or caregiver are welcome to join in on songs and stories.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Craft

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-4 and their parent/caregiver are welcome to make a toddler craft.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Chit Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Make friends and chat over the phone at this teleconference. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Aug
22
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Children's Chess

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5 to 12 are welcome to compete in friendly chess competition with their peers.


Aug
22
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Movie Afternoon

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "Battle of the Sexes" (2017, PG-13).


Aug
23
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Summer Reading: Make your Own Button

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Create and build your own button.


Aug
23
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Toddler & Preschool Playdate

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 0-5 and their caretakers can drop in for circle time, stories, and open play. Come join this great opportunity for socialization and early literacy development.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
23
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Lego Time

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5 to 12 are welcome to have fun working together with Legos.


Aug
23
8:00PM

--to--

9:00PM

After Hours: A Short Story Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Bonnie Sue Pokorny moderates this teleconferenced evening short story discussion group. First-time callers, please contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers and to receive a copy of the story we will be discussing.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
24
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Chit Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Make friends and chat over the phone at this teleconference. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Aug
25
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Harry Potter 20th Anniversary Super Fan Quote Contest

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Are you a Harry Potter super fan? Fans will have an opportunity to test their Harry Potter knowledge at participating library locations. To enter you must identify the Harry Potter quote. If you answer correctly your name will be entered into the drawing to win Harry Potter prizes.


Aug
28
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Let's Be Creative

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

A hands-on series of arts and crafts projects by teleconference for home-bound customers. Craft kits will be supplied by the library. Registration is required. First-time callers, please contact Mail-a-Book to sign up and to receive your craft kit, 718-464-0084.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
29
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Bingo!

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We're playing bingo and you can join in from home. This is a teleconferenced event open to older adults and the homebound. Call (718) 464-0084 for bingo cards, chips, and access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
31
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Chit Chat and STARs Performance

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Chat and make friends over the phone, then enjoy scenes from classic plays performed by Senior Theater Acting Repertory. This is a teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Sep
5
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

What Are You Reading?

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Find out what other people are reading, and tell them what you're reading now. This is a teleconferenced discussion open to all older adults and the homebound. Call Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 to register.


Sep
5
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Toddler Time

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-4 and their parent/caregiver are welcome to join in on songs and stories.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Craft

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-4 and their parent/caregiver are welcome to make a toddler craft.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
2:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Homework Help

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Elementary children and caretakers are welcome to stop by our Queens Village Library for homework help.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Movie Afternoon

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "The Founder" (2016, PG-13).


Sep
5
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Lego Time

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5 to 12 are welcome to have fun working together with Legos.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
6
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Books and Beyond Topical Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This is a teleconferenced topical discussion group.
First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Sep
6
1:30PM

--to--

2:15PM

Toddler & Preschool Playdate

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 0-5 and their caretakers can drop in for circle time, stories, and open play. Come join this great opportunity for socialization and early literacy development.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
6
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Back-to-School Craft

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children of all ages are welcome to stop by and make a back-to-school craft.


Sep
6
5:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Chess Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Practice your chess skills with other adults.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
6
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Beginner Adult Knitting

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Learn to knit. Please bring worsted weight yarn (4 on the label of the yarn) and no. 8 knitting needles. Buy at least 200 yards of yarn to make a 60 inch length scarf. Registration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
7
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Marion's Art History Class

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Marion Mango discusses great art in this teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants, please contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Sep
7
10:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

STARs: Senior Theater Acting Repertory

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Calling all older adults! Join our galaxy of STARs and perform theatrical works at the library with a great group of people!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
7
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Game Day

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children of all ages are welcome to join game day for some board game fun.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
1:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Bring your supplies and make new friends at this crafts group for adults!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Dance Fitness

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This fitness class teaches easy-to-follow dance steps to increase cardiovascular fitness and tone your body. Space is limited. Participation 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


Sep
11
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Resume Open Lab

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Make your resume the best it can be at this lab! Participants can create a resume or work on their existing resume.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
11
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Stencil Art

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 4 to 12 are welcome to decorate with stencils.


Sep
12
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

You Be The Judge

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We discuss real court cases and verdicts at this teleconferenced program for older adults and the homebound. First-time participants please call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Sep
12
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Children's Chess

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5 to 12 are welcome to compete in friendly chess competition with their peers.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
12
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Paper Face Mashup

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Use cutouts of celebrity faces to morph or create a new person.


Sep
13
8:00PM

--to--

9:00PM

After Hours Discussion Group: Local History

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Local historian Oliver Hummel from the Queens Museum leads this discussion. This is a teleconference event. First-time callers please contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Sep
14
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Senior Health Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Senior health chat with RN Kathy Moran. First-time participants, please register at 718-464-0084 to obtain access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
17
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

DIY Bird Feeders

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 4 to 12 are welcome to make bird feeders and check out books about our aviary friends!


Sep
18
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Chit Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Chat and make friends over the phone. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Sep
18
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

STEM: Static Electricity

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5 to 12 are welcome to join an activity to learn about static electricity.


Sep
19
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

The Poet in You

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Share and discuss your poetry. This is a teleconference event. First-time participants, please call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Sep
19
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Book Discussion Group: "Manhattan Beach" by Jennifer Egan

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "Manhattan Beach" by Jennifer Egan.


Sep
20
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Kids' Movie: Sherlock Gnomes

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "Sherlock Gnomes" (2018, PG).


Sep
20
8:00PM

--to--

9:00PM

After Hours Book Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This is an evening book discussion group by teleconference. First-time callers please contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers and for this month's book selection.


Sep
21
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Dealing with Hearing Loss

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This is a teleconferenced program on hearing loss with audiologist Emily Esca. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Sep
25
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Children's Origami

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6 to 12 are welcome to try their hand at origami.


Sep
26
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Comic Book Collage

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Cut and paste your favorite comic book characters to create your own unique design.


Sep
28
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Chit Chat and STARs Performance

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Chat and make friends over the phone, then enjoy scenes from classic plays performed by Senior Theater Acting Repertory. This is a teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
1
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Crosswords

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We solve the puzzle together using your home computer. This Mail-a-Book program is open to all older adults and the homebound. First-time callers, please call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
2
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Sand Art Pictures

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6 to 12 are welcome to make pictures with colored sand.


Oct
4
6:00PM

--to--

7:45PM

Intro to Tarot

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Learn about the history of the tarot card, meanings of cards, and how to read a tarot spread.


Oct
9
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Children's Paint and Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5 to 12 are welcome to indulge their inner artist and this painting activity.


Oct
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Build Your Own House Of Cards

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Teens are welcome to build their own house out of playing cards.


Oct
11
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Adult Beginner Crochet

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Learn to crochet. Please bring worsted weight yarn (4 on the label of the yarn) and (H) crochet hook. Buy at least 200 yards of yarn to make a 60 inch length scarf.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
11
8:00PM

--to--

9:00PM

After Hours Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Local historian Oliver Hummel from the Queens Museum leads this discussion. This is a teleconference event. First-time callers please contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
16
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Intro to Computers

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

Learn the basic parts and functions of a computer in this introductory class.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
16
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Autumn Craft

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6 to 12 are welcome to make autumn crafts.


Oct
17
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Book Discussion Group: "The Alice Network" by Kate Quinn

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "The Alice Network" by Kate Quinn.


Oct
18
3:30PM

--to--

5:15PM

Kids' Movie: Hocus Pocus

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "Hocus Pocus" (2018, PG).


Oct
19
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Memories and Stories

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Share your memories; tell your story. This is a teleconference chat. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718- 464-0084 for access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
23
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Concerts in Motion

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Concerts in Motion will present a live concert. This is a teleconference event. First-time callers, please contact Mail-a-Book for access numbers at 718-464-0084.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
23
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Pipe Cleaner Challenge

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3 to 10 are welcome to build using their imagination.


Oct
24
3:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Movie Afternoon

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "Molly's Game" (2017, R).


Oct
29
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Halloween Cookie Decorating

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children of all ages are welcome to decorate cookies for Halloween. There are 30 spots, first-come, first-served.


Oct
30
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Halloween Costume Party

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children of all ages are invited to have Halloween fun at our costume party!


Oct
31
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Halloween Craft

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children of all ages are welcome to stop by and make a Halloween craft.


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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