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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF QUEENS VILLAGE

Apr
26
3:30PM

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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.


Apr
29
11:00AM

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12:30PM

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


Apr
29
5:30PM

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7:30PM

Chess Club

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Practice your chess skills with other adults.


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Apr
30
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Movie Discussion Group - Teleconference Event

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This is a teleconference discussion group. Please call Mail-A-Book for access numbers 718-464-0084. We be discussing popular and classic movies, such as "Pretty Woman," "Unbroken," and "Casablanca."

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

Additional Dates


Apr
30
1:30PM

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2:15PM

Toy Time

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Come play with us! Play with toys and socialize with other toddlers and their guardians! This is a fun time for ages 2-4 years with a parent or guardian.


Apr
30
3:30PM

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4:15PM

STEM: Chromatography Butterflies

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 may join us to do this STEM Challenge.


May
1
11:00AM

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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.

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

Additional Dates


May
1
11:00AM

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11:30AM

Toddler Time

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-4 and their parents or caregivers are welcome to join us for songs and stories.

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

Additional Dates


May
1
11:30AM

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12:00PM

Toddler Craft

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Come and join us for toddler arts and crafts! This program is designed for children that are 18 months to 5 years old.

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

Additional Dates


May
1
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Chat and Cards

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5 to 12 are welcome to enjoy friendly games of cards and Uno.

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

Additional Dates


May
2
5:30PM

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7:30PM

Adult 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


May
3
10:00AM

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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.

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

Additional Dates


May
3
10:00AM

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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


May
3
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


May
6
1:30PM

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3:00PM

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


May
7
2:00PM

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3:00PM

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


May
7
3:30PM

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4:15PM

Mother's Day Craft

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Join us to make a beautiful Mother's Day craft.


May
8
11:00AM

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12:30PM

You Be The Judge

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We discuss real court cases and verdicts at this teleconference program for older adults and the homebound. First-time participants, 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


May
8
3:00PM

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4:45PM

Movie Afternoon

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "Skyscraper" (2018, PG-13).


May
8
3:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Movie Afternoon

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "Skyscraper" (2018, PG-13).


May
9
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Stamp Art

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Create works of art using rubber stamps.


May
9
8:00PM

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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


May
10
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Senior Health Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Join us for a senior health chat with RN Kathy Moran by teleconference. 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


May
11
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Computer Course (in Bengali)

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Learn how to turn on your computer and write an email. Part I - Introduction to the computer; Part II - Navigating the Internet; Part III- Creating your own email account. Participants are encouraged to attend all three classes. Preregistration is required. Please call the Hollis Library reference desk at 718-465-7355.

Queens VillageSat, May 18, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
Queens VillageSat, May 25, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM

May
14
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Sing-a-Long

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Join our fun sing-along with librarian Mary Lynn Miller. This is a livestream event for senior centers. Please call 718-464-0084 to register.


May
14
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Hearing Loss

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This is a teleconference program. Doctor of Audiology Emily M. Esca Au.D. CCC-A, F-AAA will discuss the topic of hearing loss. 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


May
14
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Introduction to Email

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Learn how to create and navigate an email account, log on, send and receive messages, and attach documents. Participants must have basic computer skills. Preregistration and a valid library card are required.

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

Additional Dates


May
14
4:00PM

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4:45PM

Paint Night

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Join us to create an inspiring painting!


May
15
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Book Discussion Group: "Another Brooklyn" by Jacqueline Woodson

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "Another Brooklyn" by Jacqueline Woodson.


May
16
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Social Security Administration

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

A representative from the Social Security Administration will provide attendees with the knowledge and tools they can use throughout their working lives, if they become disabled, at retirement, and for their survivors.


May
16
8:00PM

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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.

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

Additional Dates


May
16
8:00PM

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9:00PM

New York History

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

In this teleconferenced discussion, Karen Quinones from Patriot Tours gives a "talking tour" about the history of New York. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


May
21
2:00PM

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3:00PM

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.


May
21
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Draw A Still Life

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Draw a realistic picture of various objects.


May
23
8:00PM

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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


May
24
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Whitney Museum Teleconferenced Lecture Series

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

5/24: Current Exhibit, David Wojnarowicz: History Keeps Me Awake at Night
6/21: Whitney Biennial 2019
Call Mail-A-Book at 718-464-0084 to register and to receive access codes for these teleconferences. Printed documentation will be provided.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Smithsonian: Native American History

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This is a teleconference discussion group. Led by a Smithsonian Institution moderator. Native American History. Please call Mail-A-Book for access numbers 718-464-0084.

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

Additional Dates


May
28
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Make A Stick House

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Teens are welcome to build their own house out of popsickle sticks.


May
28
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Paint Night

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Join us to create an inspiring painting!


May
29
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.

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

Additional Dates


May
31
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Chit Chat and STARs Performance

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Chat and make friends over the phone, and 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


Jun
4
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Make A Superhero Collage

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Jun
4
3:30PM

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4:00PM

Let's Make Some Noise: Love Is Love Is Love!

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Love knows no color, shape, or form. Come in and add your very own creation to our Love Is Love Is Love collage. We will provide you with colorful supplies so just bring your imagination and create whatever you like!


Jun
5
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Virtual Health Chat on Zoom

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

RN Kathy Moran leads this virtual health chat for senior centers. This is a livestreamed event. Call Mail-A-Book to register and to receive a link to the program at 718-464-0084.


Jun
7
10:00AM

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10:30AM

STAR Singers on Zoom

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

The STAR singers perform by Livestream for senior centers.


Jun
8
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Microsoft Word (in Bengali)

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Learn to create documents and work with tables. Part 1-Introduction to Microsoft Word; Part 2- Creating and saving documents; Part 3-Working with tables and printing. Participants should have basic computer skills and must attend all three classes. Preregistration is required. Please call the Hollis Library reference desk at 718-465-7355.

Queens VillageSat, Jun 15, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
Queens VillageSat, Jun 22, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM

Jun
11
11:00AM

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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.

New to computers? 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


Jun
11
3:30PM

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4:00PM

Let's Make Some Noise: Make Some Signs

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Help the Queens Public Library crew at the Queens Pride Parade make some noise and the best impression carrying your creative, inclusive, and colorful signs. All are invited.


Jun
11
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Paint Night

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Join us to create an inspiring painting!


Jun
12
3:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Movie Afternoon

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" (2017, PG-13).


Jun
12
3:30PM

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4:15PM

Father's Day Craft

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children are invited to make a Father's Day card to celebrate the holiday.


Jun
13
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Make A Treasure Map

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Have fun creating an old-fashioned treasure map.


Jun
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.


Jun
18
12:00PM

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1:30PM

MOMA Art Lecture

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

MoMA leads the discussion about current art exhibits at the museum. This is a teleconference. First- time callers, please contact Mail-A-Book for access numbers at 718-464-0084.


Jun
18
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Mosaic Collage

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Teens are welcome to create beautiful mosaics.


Jun
18
3:30PM

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4:00PM

Let's Make Some Noise: Flag Making

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Color pride flags in support of our community!


Jun
19
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Book Discussion Group: "Hillbilly Elegy" by J.D. Vance

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "Hillbilly Elegy" by J.D. Vance.


Jun
21
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

STARs Performance

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

The Senior Theater Acting Repertory will perform an afternoon of theatrical works.


Jun
25
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Local History Chat with Oliver

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Oliver Hummel from the Queens Museum and local historian will lead the discussion group today. First-time participants should contact Mail-A-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Jun
25
4:00PM

--to--

4:45PM

Paint Night

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Join us to create an inspiring painting!


Jun
28
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Senior Health Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Join us for a senior health chat with RN Kathy Moran by teleconference. First-time participants, please register at 718-464-0084 to obtain access numbers.


Jul
1
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

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


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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