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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF ARVERNE

Sep
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.

Additional Dates


Sep
23
2:30PM

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3:00PM

ConnectED Library Internet HotSpots Lending Events

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

This Library program enables the families of eligible students to “check out” Internet service from the Library—absolutely free. The program is open to patrons who are at least 18 years old and have a child in a New York City public school, have no household Internet access at the time of sign-up and have a valid adult library card with no outstanding fines. To check out a HotSpot visit one of the participating community libraries. Limited number of devices. Conditions apply.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
25
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.


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Sep
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!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
25
5:30PM

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7:30PM

Adult - 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


Sep
25
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Arverne 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


Sep
26
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Paper-based Mexican Crafts Workshop

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

In this workshop,you will learn the meaning behind papel picado (paper-cut banners) and paper flowers, two types of crafts commonly used as decoration in Mexican festivals and celebrations. We will create our own banners and a variety of paper flowers.


Sep
26
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.

Additional Dates


Sep
27
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.

Additional Dates


Sep
27
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.

Additional Dates


Sep
28
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


Sep
28
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.

Additional Dates


Sep
28
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


Sep
28
6:30PM

--to--

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


Oct
2
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.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
2
6:00PM

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7:30PM

CPR Training Course

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Please join us at our CPR training course. We will learn the life-saving techniques of chest compression and automated electronic defibrillator usage.


Oct
24
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Medicare Basics

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Healthcare policies can be confusing. Come get the most current information from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. All are welcome. Come get all the information you need!


Nov
6
12:30PM

--to--

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.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
4
12:30PM

--to--

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.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
4
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Jewelry Making

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Teens learn to make beautiful jewelry. Materials will be provided.


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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