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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF ARVERNE

Jan
24
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 after school 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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Jan
24
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Beginners' Computer Class

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

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

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

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Jan
26
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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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Jan
30
10:00AM

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10:30AM

Baby and Me

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Babies (3-17 months) and their parents and caregivers are welcome to join us for bounces, nursery rhymes, stories, and more!

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

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Jan
30
10:30AM

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11:00AM

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

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Feb
1
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Traveling Shoes: Black Migrations - Children's Trivia

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Test your knowledge during a celebration and commemoration of Black History Month focusing on black migrations. This program is for children from 2nd-6th grade. Participants will receive small goodies. Registration is not required. For more Traveling Shoes programming, visit https://queenslib.org/travelingshoes19.


Feb
5
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Traveling Shoes: Black Migration - Creative Art

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5 & up will create, design, or sculpt art to demonstrate America's history of black migration. Let's understand our history through art! Materials will be provided. For more Traveling Shoes programming, visit https://queenslib.org/travelingshoes19.


Feb
6
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Traveling Shoes: Black Migration - Storytime

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Come and join us for a storytime and discussion about African American history and children's literature! This program is designed for children that are 5 to 10 years old. For more Traveling Shoes programming, visit https://queenslib.org/travelingshoes19.

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

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Feb
7
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Traveling Shoes: Black Migrations - Adult Trivia

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Join us for an evening of black history trivia to celebrate Black History Month. For more Traveling Shoes programming, visit https://queenslib.org/travelingshoes19.


Feb
7
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Traveling Shoes: Black Migrations - Young Adult Trivia

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Join us for an evening of black history trivia to celebrate Black History Month. For more Traveling Shoes programming, visit https://queenslib.org/travelingshoes19.


Feb
8
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Black History Month - 'Sock Doll Workshop'

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Children 5 years and up will participate in a 'sock doll workshop' to commemorate Black History Month. No registration required.


Feb
9
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Black History Month - Jewelry Making

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Come join us to celebrate Black History Month by making a special gift.


Feb
11
5:00PM

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7:00PM

Broken Heart Week: Monday Night Movie

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Join us for a Broken Heart Week film screening of "The Shack" (2017, PG-13). For more Broken Heart Week programming, visit https://queenslib.org/BHW2019.


Feb
14
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Traveling Shoes: Black Migrations - Urban Stages presents "Cathay"

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

When her town is liberated by the US Army, Cathay Williams, the daughter of a slave woman from Independence, Missouri, decides to enlist and becomes a Buffalo soldier. For more Traveling Shoes programming, visit https://queenslib.org/travelingshoes19.


Feb
15
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Traveling Shoes: Black Migrations - Children's Poetry Writing

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Join us for an interactive poetry writing and reading session by famous performers including black writers, poets, playwrights, and music composers for children ages 5 & up. The most creative poem takes home a small prize! For more Traveling Shoes programming, visit https://queenslib.org/travelingshoes19.


Jun
13
4:00PM

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5:00PM

A Reptile "Edventure" with Erik Callender

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

This fun-filled educational experience gives children age 6 and up a unique opportunity to see and learn about The Reptile Guy's animal science, rescue, and awareness. Meet reptiles, amphibians, and even some large insects from around the world.


Current Board Members:

President - Undra Williams

Vice President - Gloria Chandler

Treasurer - Deborah Clark

Secretary-Maela Blanco

 

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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