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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF ARVERNE

May
20
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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May
20
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Kidz Build!

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Children can use their creative side to build and create.

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May
20
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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May
20
6:00PM

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7:45PM

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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May
21
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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May
21
6:00PM

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7:00PM

TEST Event Recurring Registration Individual

Location: Arverne
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 2 openings

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May
22
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!

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May
22
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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May
23
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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May
24
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Memorial Day Crafts

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Come and join us after school to make your Memorial Day craft. All ages are welcome.


May
24
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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May
25
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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Jun
4
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Let's Make Some Noise: Love is Love is Love!

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Love knows no color, shape, or form. Love is love is love! Use colorful paper, markers, and your imagination to make hearts, or whatever shape you think love has. Add your creations to your Love Is Love Is Love collage! All are invited.


Jun
6
4:00PM

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4:30PM

Let's Makes Some Noise: LBGTQ Trivia

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Please join Arverne as we celebrate Pride Month with some LGBTQ trivia!


Jun
11
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Let's Make Some Noise: Make Some Signs

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Help the Queens Public Library crew at the Queens Pride Parade make some noise and the best impression carrying your creative, inclusive, and colorful signs. All are invited.


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.


Jun
17
5:30PM

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6:30PM

Bring Your Story: Ali Bello & The Latin American Songbook

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Violinist Ali Bello and his ensemble present an intimate encounter of melody, harmony, and voice that brings a new perspective on the rich musical repertoire of Latin American and captures the vibrant legacy of styles such as boleros, ballads, tangos, guarachas, festejos, and bossas.


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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