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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF ARVERNE

Jun
19
3:00PM

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5:30PM

STACKS After School Program

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Developed by Queens Library, STACKS is a free afterschool program for children aged 6 – 14. STACKS was created to enhance your child’s learning experiences through structured and unstructured, age-appropriate activities in a safe and welcoming environment that helps school-aged children build their emotional, social and academic skills.

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

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Jun
19
4:00PM

--to--

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.

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

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Jun
20
11:00AM

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11:45AM

Story Time

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Preschoolers develop early literacy skills as they experience new and classic picture books, enjoy favorite songs, learn delightful fingerplays, and play movement games in this fun and engaging program.

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

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Jun
21
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.

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

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Jun
22
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Teen Board Games

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

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

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

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Jun
23
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.

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

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Jun
25
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Air Hockey Mondays

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

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


Jun
25
5:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Monday Night Movie

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

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


Jun
25
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

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.


Jul
2
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.

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

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Jul
2
4:00PM

--to--

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!

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

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Jul
2
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.

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

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Jul
3
4:00PM

--to--

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.

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

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Jul
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Cool 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.

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

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Jul
5
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!

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

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Jul
5
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Computer Class for Beginners

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

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

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

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Jul
6
4:00PM

--to--

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!

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

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Jul
9
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Summer Reading Musical Craft

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Students in grades 1-3 will participate in fun, creative activities that are designed to show kids how to make their own simple musical instruments. Cardboard, Strings, boxes etc.

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

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Jul
9
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Summer Reading Air Hockey

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jul
9
5:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Summer Reading Monday Night Movie

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

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

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

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Jul
9
5:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Summer Reading 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 each month.

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

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Jul
10
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Summer Reading Talent Show

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Students in grades 4-6 will showcase talents such as singing, dancing, lip-syncing, acting, drumming, martial arts, playing an instrument, or other activities.

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

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Jul
11
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Summer Reading STEAM for Kids

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-6 will engage in STEAM activities that will stimulate, educate, and entertain.

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

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Jul
12
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Summer Reading Karaoke

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Students will sing and dance to popular, fun, and energetic music.

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

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Jul
12
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Summer Reading Beat Boxing/Rapping for Teens

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Teens will enjoy a fun-filled beat boxing and rapping session.

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

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Jul
12
5:00PM

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7:00PM

Summer Reading Kids' Movie

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Children are invited to join us for the screening of our Thursday night movie.

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

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Jul
13
2:00PM

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3:00PM

In Search of Earth's Secrets Fun Fridays

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Come join us for a fun activity every Friday!

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

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Jul
13
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Summer Reading Teen Board Games

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Summer Reading Book Club

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.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
5:00PM

--to--

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.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
24
6:00PM

--to--

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.

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

Additional Dates


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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