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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF QUEENS VILLAGE

Feb
16
3:00PM

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3:30PM

Broken Heart Week: A Valentine Card To Me

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Join us in creating Valentine's Day cards for a special person...you! What is your one quality that you are most proud of? What makes you unique? What brings you joy? Create a card celebrating what makes you, you!


Feb
19
2:00PM

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3:00PM

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.


Feb
19
2:30PM

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5:30PM

Homework Help

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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

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

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Feb
19
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Paint Night

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Feb
20
10:30AM

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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


Feb
20
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


Feb
20
11:30AM

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12:00PM

Toddler Craft

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-4 and their parents/caregivers 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


Feb
20
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Book Discussion Group: "If Beale Street Could Talk" by James Baldwin

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "If Beale Street Could Talk" by James Baldwin.


Feb
20
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.


Feb
21
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Kids' Movie: The Princess and the Frog

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "The Princess and the Frog." (2009, G)


Feb
21
5:30PM

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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


Feb
21
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


Feb
22
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


Feb
22
10:00AM

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12:00PM

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!


Feb
22
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.


Feb
25
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


Feb
25
1:30PM

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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!


Feb
26
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Geriatric Social Worker: A Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Chat with geriatric social worker and supervisor Esty Moradi, LCSW, OHEL, Family Services. This is a teleconference. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Feb
27
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Traveling Shoes: African American History

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

In observance of African American History Month, we will be discussing black women who have made a special mark on their communities and the world. This is a teleconference event. First-time callers, please contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Feb
27
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Lego Time

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Feb
28
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Snowy Craft

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6 to 12 are welcome to make a snow-themed craft.


Feb
28
6:30PM

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7:45PM

Traveling Shoes: Black Migration -- The Caravan's Journey

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

The KaNu Dance Theater presents the history of Haiti through dance, from the enslaved peoples forcibly brought to work on its plantations to their journey for freedom. For more Traveling Shoes programming, visit https://queenslib.org/travelingshoes19.


Feb
28
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


Mar
1
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


Mar
1
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

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!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
1
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.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
1:30PM

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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


Mar
4
3:30PM

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4:15PM

STEM: Binary Code and Binary Bracelets

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6 to 12 are welcome to learn the uses of binary code, like speaking to spacecrafts and making a binary bracelet.


Mar
4
5:30PM

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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


Mar
5
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.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Paper Face Mashup

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Mar
6
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Drop-In Mobile Device Help

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Drop in to get one-on-one help with your phone, tablet, eBook reader, or other mobile device.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
6
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


Mar
6
11:00AM

--to--

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


Mar
6
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Craft

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-4 and their parents/caregivers 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


Mar
6
3:30PM

--to--

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


Mar
8
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Memories and Stories: Spring Flowers

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Judy Kamilhor leads this virtual discussion group, Memories and Stories. The topic is spring flowers. First-time participants please call Mail-a-Book for access numbers at 718-464-0084.


Mar
11
4:00PM

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4:45PM

Nutrition Workshop for Children

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

School-age kids will explore nutrition and its effect on the human body, as well as how to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
12
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Introduction 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


Mar
12
2:00PM

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3:30PM

"Pretty Woman" - Movie Discussion

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Join our movie discussion group for "Pretty Woman" (1990, R). This is a teleconferenced program. First-time callers please contact Mail-a-Book for access numbers at 718-464-0084.


Mar
12
3:30PM

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4:00PM

St. Patrick's Day Craft

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 can create a craft for St. Patrick's Day. Supplies are limited.


Mar
13
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Virtual Health Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

RN Kathy Moran leads this health chat, a live-streamed event for registered senior centers. Call 718-464-0084 for more information.


Mar
13
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


Mar
13
3:00PM

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4:45PM

Movie Afternoon

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Mar
13
3:30PM

--to--

4:15PM

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


Mar
14
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


Mar
14
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Graphic Novel Book Club: "The Witch Boy" and "The Hidden Witch" by Molly Knox Ostertag

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Join us to discuss the graphic novels "The Witch Boy" and "The Hidden Witch" by Molly Knox Ostertag. Copies are available to check out in the library.


Mar
14
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


Mar
15
10:00AM

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12:00PM

New York Connects: Resources for Persons with Disabilities

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

NY Connects offers free information about services, resources, and support for people of all ages with any type of disability. This is a teleconferenced program. First time callers please register with Mail-A-Book to receive access numbers by calling 718-464-0084.


Mar
16
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Mental Health 101

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

In this workshop, Dr. Menoka Pasha will discuss the depths of our mental health and how to enhance it to live a healthy life. You will learn about what mental health is, good mental health vs. mental illness and how to get help if you're dealing with poor mental health.


Mar
19
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Make a Refrigerator Magnet

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Use art supplies to design and create your own refrigerator magnet.


Mar
20
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Book Discussion Group: "When Breath Becomes Air" by Paul Kalanithi

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "When Breath Becomes Air" by Paul Kalanithi.


Mar
22
10:30AM

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11:30AM

SNAP Facts

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Kim Lerner, LMSW (Program Director, Benefits Outreach Program with LiveOn NY) will have a two-part discussion about updated SNAP (food assistance) requirements and other benefits, such as the Medicare Savings Program, Medicaid, HEAP, and property tax credits. Join this very important discussion for information that can be of assistance to you or someone you know. This is a teleconference event. Call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Mar
23
3:00PM

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3:30PM

Inspiring Women in Science: My Next Great Big Invention!

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Kids are invited to imagine what their next big invention will be. From concept idea to design and from design to model, let the imagination take flight for these future scientists!


Mar
26
3:30PM

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4:15PM

Spring Craft

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-12 may join us for a fun spring craft!


Mar
27
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Bingo!

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We're playing bingo and you can join in from home. This is a teleconferenced event is 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


Apr
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


Apr
2
3:30PM

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4:00PM

April Fool's Activity

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 may join us for an April Fool's activity!


Apr
8
3:30PM

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4:00PM

STEM: Penny Spinners

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 may join us to complete this STEM challenge!


Apr
9
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Make a Pencil Holder

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Make and personalize your own pencil holder.


Apr
10
11:30AM

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12:30PM

Diabetes Day

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Do you have questions about diabetes management or prevention? Nutrition, foot care, understanding the numbers...it can seem overwhelming! Meet one-on-one with students and faculty from St. John's University to answer your questions about diabetes. Come join us! All are welcome!


Apr
10
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Movie Afternoon

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Apr
12
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


Apr
16
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Internet Basics for Beginners

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

Learn the basics of accessing & navigating the Internet. Participants should have basic knowledge of how to use a computer, keyboard, and mouse. Preregistration and a valid Queens Library card are required.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
16
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Memories and Stories

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Judy Kamilhor leads this virtual discussion group, Memories and Stories. First-time participants please call Mail-a-Book for access numbers at 718-464-0084.


Apr
16
3:30PM

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4:00PM

Easter Egg Craft

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 may join us to make an Easter egg collage.


Apr
17
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Music for the Soul

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Armed with just a guitar and voice, Sean Condron's energetic and humor-filled performances have delighted audiences the world over. This program is virtual only. Please call Older Adult Services at 718-464-0084 for information about how to watch this program on your PC.


Apr
17
2:00PM

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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.


Apr
19
10:00AM

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12:00PM

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.


Apr
22
3:30PM

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4:15PM

Earth Day Craft

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 may join us for a craft to celebrate Earth Day!


Apr
23
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Build a Straw Bridge

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Build bridges out of drinking straws; learn some engineering and have fun at the same time.


Apr
25
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Make Your Own Button

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Create and build your own button.


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
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


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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