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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF ARVERNE

Dec
12
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.

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

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Dec
13
10:15AM

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11:00AM

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.

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

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Dec
13
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Project Art

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Project Art after-school art classes for children ages 8-12.

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

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Dec
14
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Teen Tech Time

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Come and join your fellow teens at our Teen Tech Time! You will be given your own personal laptop to use to finish your homework, research colleges, or update your social media. See you there!

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

Additional Dates


Dec
14
5:00PM

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7:00PM

Kids’ Movie Thursday

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Children of all ages are invited to join us for our Thursday evening movie screening.

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

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Dec
14
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Beginners' Computer Class

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Dec
15
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Fun Fridays

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Children celebrate the end of the week with board games, arts and crafts, coloring, and more!

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

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Dec
16
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.

Additional Dates


Dec
16
2:00PM

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5:00PM

Family Holiday Celebration

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Join us for a fun filed holiday celebration of music craft and games. Fun for the entire family.


Dec
16
3:00PM

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4:00PM

The Mr Chris Musical Experience

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Join Mr. Chris in an educational musical experience with hip hop music, movement, storytelling and interactive games. For ages 6-12.


Dec
18
12:30PM

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4:30PM

Drop-In

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Do you need help with JobMap and revising your resume or cover letter? Drop in for one-on-one assistance and learn how to preregister for our computer classes. For further information, call (718) 634-4784.


Dec
18
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!


Dec
18
5:30PM

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7:30PM

Monday Night Movie

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

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


Dec
18
6:00PM

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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.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
26
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Holiday Film Viewing

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Adults are invited to join us for the screening of holiday films.


Jan
2
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.

Additional Dates


Jan
3
11:00AM

--to--

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.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
5
4:00PM

--to--

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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Jan
6
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.

Additional Dates


Jan
8
4:00PM

--to--

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!

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

Additional Dates


Jan
8
5:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Documentary Film Club

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jan
8
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.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
20
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Karaoke Saturday

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Sing your heart out and have a rocking good time! All children are welcome.


Jan
23
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Baby Friendly

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

What does it mean if a hospital is “baby friendly”? Come learn about the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative, breastfeeding and ways that you can better bond with your new baby from experts at St. John's Episcopal Hospital.


Feb
1
4:00PM

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4:45PM

Teen Career Readiness

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

This is a job readiness program for teens. Teens will network and learn about different career options for their future.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
2
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Lunar New Year: Year of the Dog

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Children will make special decorations to welcome in the Chinese New Year just like "The Year of the Dog" and "Bringing in the New Year". They will make their own new year banners with Chinese calligraphy.


Feb
22
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Jewelry Workshop

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Make your own piece of jewelry to keep or to give as a gift. All supplies will be included.


Feb
23
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Black History Month Performance

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Children will dress up as a famous African-American to highlight their accomplishments. Children will also recite sections of Martin Luther King Jr. 'I Have a Dream' Speech.


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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