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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF ARVERNE

Sep
24
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Kidz Build!

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Children can use their creative side to build and create.

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Sep
24
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Air Hockey Mondays

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Get a good start to the week with our Air Hockey Mondays – battle your friends for the top spot!

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Sep
24
5:00PM

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7:00PM

Monday Night Movie

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Adults are invited to join us for the screening of our Monday night movie.

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Sep
24
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Book lovers, please come and join the Arverne Book Club! Each month we will select, read and discuss a particular book. Upcoming book titles will be selected at our monthly meetings.

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Sep
25
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Teen Video Gaming

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Come and join your fellow teens as we play the latest video games on our PS 2, Xbox One and Wii video systems. You will have fun while building your hand-eye coordination.

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Sep
25
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Kool Science Buddies - STEM

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Each week children ages 6-12 will participate in STEM enrichment activities that are exciting, stimulating, and fun.

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

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Sep
26
10:15AM

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10:45AM

Baby and Me

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Children and their accompanying grown-up can enjoy stories, music, nursery rhymes, toys, and peer interaction! Families will have the opportunity to connect with each other for support and resources.

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Sep
26
10:45AM

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11:30AM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Join us for toddler storytime! Children ages 18 months to 3 years with a parent/adult caregiver may join us for stories, songs, nursery rhymes, and other activities.

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Sep
27
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Teen Time

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Come and join your fellow teens at our Teen Time!

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Sep
27
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Computer Class for Beginners

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Adults are introduced to basic computer programs: the Internet, email, and Microsoft Word.

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Sep
28
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Teen Board Games

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Teens could relax at the end of the week with fun board and card games!

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Sep
28
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Fun Fridays

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Come join us for a fun activity every Friday!

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Sep
29
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Saturday Family Movie

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Families are invited to join us for our Saturday afternoon movie screening.

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Sep
29
2:00PM

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5:00PM

Open House for NYC Schools and Student Success

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Please join Arverne Library to learn how libraries can be a vital partner in your child's academic success! Families will learn about the valuable resources and services that Queens Library has to offer. Parents/guardians can learn how they can gain free Internet access at home for their NYC public school child! Giveaways will be available!


Oct
4
3:00PM

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7:00PM

Superheroes and Graphic Novel Day

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Are you a fan of comic books and/or graphic novels?
Come and enjoy a variety of graphic novels you love to read, color your favorite comic legends, create storyboard and panels, and your own book!


Oct
6
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Spooktopia: Saturday Family Movie

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Come and join us for afternoon movies to get to the mood for the Halloween.
10/6: "Hocus Pocus" (1993, PG)
10/13: "Monsters, Inc." (2001, G)
10/20: "Scooby-Doo 2" (2004, PG)
10/27: "Hotel Transylvania" (2012, PG)

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Oct
11
10:00AM

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11:30AM

Ready, Set, Bank! - Financial Literacy

Location: Arverne
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

This four-session series is a program of financial literacy where users will learn how to download and navigate financial and banking applications. They will also learn how to deposit checks from your phone, pay bills online, and gain knowledge about credit reports. This program will be in Spanish. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 718-990-8625 and to register visit queenslibrary.org.

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

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Oct
26
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Spooky Celebration!

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Start the Halloween fun early! Enjoy scary stories, creepy crafts, and ghostly games! For children ages 5-12. Costumes optional. Enjoy small treats while supply lasts!!


Dec
10
5:00PM

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7:00PM

Documentary Film Club

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Documentary film lovers, please come and join the Arverne Documentary Film Club! We will meet every 2nd Monday of each month.


Current Board Members:

President - Kimberley White-Smalls

Vice President - Undra Williams 

Treasurer - Gloria William Reaves

Secretary- Doris McLaughlin

 

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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