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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF ARVERNE

Jul
23
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Summer Reading: Gr. 1-6 Space Craft

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Students in grades 1-6 will participate in fun, creative activities that are designed to show kids how the galaxy works.

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Jul
23
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.

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

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Jul
24
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Summer Reading: Storytime

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Toddlers ages 19-36 months, with adult caregivers, listen to stories, learn songs and finger play rhymes, and enjoy movement activities.

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Jul
24
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.

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

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Jul
25
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Summer Reading: Karaoke

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

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

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

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Jul
25
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Summer Reading: Legomania!

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Calling all families who love Legos! Make a Lego mask, build with Legos, play a Lego board game, play Lego ski-ball or Lego memory match, and more! This program is open to families with children up to 11 years old.

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Jul
25
5:30PM

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7:30PM

Summer Reading Kids' Movie

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

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

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

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Jul
25
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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Jul
26
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Summer Reading: Teen Space Craft

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Teens will participate in fun, creative activities that are designed to show them how the galaxy works.

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

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Jul
26
4:00PM

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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!

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

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Jul
27
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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Jul
29
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading: PreK/Kindergarten Space Craft

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Students ages 4-6years will participate in fun, creative activities that are designed to show kids how the galaxy works.

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

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Jul
29
4:30PM

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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!

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

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Jul
29
5:00PM

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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.

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

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Jul
29
6:00PM

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7:45PM

Summer Reading: A Universe of Stories: Adult Book Discussion

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

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Aug
28
3:00PM

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4:00PM

A Balloon Show with Nick The Balloonatic

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

In this fun-filled balloon show, Nick The Balloonatic will interact with children as he sculpts balloons, laughs, and jokes, making everyone feel special. Crazy hats, animals, and your favorite characters will be given away for children to take home.


Sep
3
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.

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

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Sep
3
4:00PM

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5:15PM

Teen Video Gaming

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Come and join your fellow teens as we play the latest video games on our Xbox One & PS 4 video systems. You will have fun competing with your friends 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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Sep
14
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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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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