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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF REGO PARK

Jun
26
2:00PM

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3:45PM

Summer Vacation Kickoff Movie

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

Celebrate the last day of school by watching the movie Hotel Transylvania 3 (2018, PG) at the library. This program is for children in grades K-5. Registration is not required, but space is limited and is first- come, first-served.


Jul
1
1:00PM

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2:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Chair Yoga

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

ShapeUp Instructor Melissa leads this beginner level chair-based class with a focus on getting more in touch with the body through breathing and body flexibility exercises. Participants should wear comfortable clothing. 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


Jul
9
1:45PM

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2:45PM

Library Scavenger Hunt

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

Learn where to find books in the library by taking part in the library scavenger hunt. Preregistration is not required but the activity is limited to the first 20 children who are entering grades 3-5 in September. Tickets will be given out in front of the Multipurpose Room 10 minutes before the activity starts.


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Jul
9
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading: Tween Solar System Trivia

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

Test your knowledge about the solar system by participating in the solar system trivia. Preregistration is not required but the activity is limited to the first 15 tweens who are going to Grades 6-8 in September. Tickets will be given out in front of the Multipurpose Room 10 minutes before the activity starts.


Jul
10
11:15AM

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11:45AM

Picture Book Time

Location: Rego Park
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.

This is a 30-minute program for children ages 3-4 years old accompanied by their parent or caregiver that includes stories, songs, and simple movement. Coloring pages will be given out in the children's room after storytime. Registration is required. To register in person, speak to the librarian at the children's desk.

Rego ParkFri, Jul 12, 201911:15AM - 11:45AM
Rego ParkWed, Jul 17, 201911:15AM - 11:45AM
Rego ParkFri, Jul 19, 201911:15AM - 11:45AM
Rego ParkWed, Jul 24, 201911:15AM - 11:45AM
Rego ParkFri, Jul 26, 201911:15AM - 11:45AM
Rego ParkWed, Jul 31, 201911:15AM - 11:45AM
Rego ParkFri, Aug 2, 201911:15AM - 11:45AM
Rego ParkWed, Aug 7, 201911:15AM - 11:45AM
Rego ParkFri, Aug 9, 201911:15AM - 11:45AM
Rego ParkWed, Aug 14, 201911:15AM - 11:45AM
Rego ParkFri, Aug 16, 201911:15AM - 11:45AM

Jul
10
1:45PM

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2:45PM

Make Your Own Dewey Decimal Bookmobile

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

Learn how the books in the library are arranged by making a Dewey Decimal bookmobile. Preregistration is not required but the activity is limited to the first 20 children who are entering grades K-2 in September. Tickets will be given out in front of the Multipurpose Room 10 minutes before the activity starts.


Jul
16
1:45PM

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2:45PM

Summer Reading: Solar System Trivia

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

Test your knowledge about the solar system by participating in the solar system trivia. Preregistration is not required but the activity is limited to the first 20 children who are going to Grades 3-5 in September. Tickets will be given out in front of the Multipurpose Room 10 minutes before the activity starts.


Jul
16
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Make Your Own Jewelry

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

Learn how to make your own necklace and bracelet using pearl beads. Preregistration is not required but the activity is limited to the first 15 tweens who are entering grades 6-8 in September. Tickets will be given out in front of the Multipurpose Room 10 minutes before the activity starts.


Jul
17
1:45PM

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2:45PM

Summer Reading: Make Your Own Solar System Mobile

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

Learn all about the solar system by making a solar system mobile. Preregistration is not required but the activity is limited to the first 20 children who are going to Grades K-2 in September. Tickets will be given out in front of the Multipurpose Room 10 minutes before the activity starts.


Jul
23
1:45PM

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2:45PM

Summer Reading: Watercolor Planets

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

Children will use watercolor paint and paper to make their favorite planet. Preregistration is not required but the activity is limited to the first 20 children who are entering grades 3-5 in September. Tickets will be given out in front of the Multipurpose Room 10 minutes before the activity starts.


Jul
23
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Summer Reading: NASA Challenge

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

Using common household items, engineer solutions to problems similar to those NASA encounters on real space missions, like landing equipment on the moon or designing rockets. Preregistration is not required but the activity is limited to the first 15 tweens who are entering grades 6-8 in September. Tickets will be given out in front of the Multipurpose Room 10 minutes before the activity starts.


Jul
24
1:45PM

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2:45PM

Summer Reading: Star Program

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

Learn about the night sky as you make your own telescope. Preregistration is not required but the activity is limited to the first 20 children who are entering grades K-2 in September. Tickets will be given out in front of the Multipurpose Room 10 minutes before the activity starts.


Jul
30
1:45PM

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2:45PM

Summer Reading: Star Constellation Viewer Craft

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

Make your own constellation viewer as you learn about the night sky. Preregistration is not required but the activity is limited to the first 20 children who are entering grades 3-5 in September. Tickets will be given out in front of the Multipurpose Room 10 minutes before the activity starts.


Jul
30
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Summer Reading: Sew the Stars

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

Learn to embroider by stitching a favorite constellation, or make up your own! Preregistration is not required but the activity is limited to the first 15 tweens who are entering grades 6-8 in September. Tickets will be given out in front of the Multipurpose Room ten minutes before the activity starts.


Jul
31
1:45PM

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2:45PM

Summer Reading: Starlit Night In A Cup

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

This fun craft kit allows children to learn about different constellations while improving their fine motor skills. Preregistration is not required but the activity is limited to the first 20 children who are entering grades K-2 in September. Tickets will be given out in front of the Multipurpose Room ten minutes before the activity starts.


Aug
6
1:45PM

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2:45PM

Summer Reading: Glow In the Dark Lacing Constellations

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

Explore the night sky! This craft activity allows youth to learn about constellations. Preregistration is not required but the activity is limited to the first 20 children who are entering grades 3-5 in September. Tickets will be given out in front of the Multipurpose Room 10 minutes before the activity starts.


Aug
6
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Summer Reading: Astrology Trivia

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

Test your knowledge about the astrological signs by participating in astrology trivia. Preregistration is not required but the activity is limited to the first 15 tweens who are going to Grades 6-8 in September. Tickets will be given out in front of the Multipurpose Room ten minutes before the activity starts.


Aug
7
1:45PM

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2:45PM

Summer Reading: Moon Program

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

Children will have fun learning about the moon in this craft workshop. Preregistration is not required but the activity is limited to the first 20 children who are entering grades K-2 in September. Tickets will be given out in front of the Multipurpose Room ten minutes before the activity starts.


Aug
13
1:45PM

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2:45PM

Summer Reading: The Force Awakens

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

Become a Jedi master and make your own lightsaber. Preregistration is not required but the activity is limited to the first 20 children who are entering grades 3-5 in September. Tickets will be given out in front of the Multipurpose Room ten minutes before the activity starts.


Aug
13
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Sew Your Own Pillow

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

Learn how to sew by making your own pillow. Preregistration is not required but the activity is limited to the first 15 tweens who are entering grades 6-8 in September. Tickets will be given out in front of the Multipurpose Room ten minutes before the activity starts.


Aug
14
1:45PM

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2:45PM

Summer Reading: Rocket Program

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

Children will learn about rockets by making their own rocket. Preregistration is not required but the activity is limited to the first 20 children who are entering grades K-2 in September. Tickets will be given out in front of the Multipurpose Room 10 minutes before the activity starts.


Oct
22
1:30PM

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2:30PM

What You Need to Know about Cancer and Being Your Healthiest and Happiest

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

Come learn key information about protecting your health from cancer and other illnesses, including facts and statistics about cancer, as well as who should be screened and when. We will also focus on strengthening our communication skills to encourage those we love who are at risk to pursue relevant health care. Participants will have a chance to ask licensed health professionals important health questions in an open and encouraging environment.


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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