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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF AUBURNDALE

Jan
25
11:00AM

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1:00PM

One-on-One Computer Basics

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

We are offering 30-minute one-on-one computer training, available by appointment. Participants are limited to three sessions per day. Sign up for classes at 11am, 11:30am, or noon.


Jan
25
11:00AM

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11:30AM

Family Playtime

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 12 months to 3 years and their caretakers can enjoy bonding, doing finger plays, singing, and dancing. Registration is not required.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
25
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Game Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Come join us for an afternoon of checkers, chess, Connect Four, Jenga, jigsaw puzzles, mancala for kids, Monopoly, Scrabble, World Hangman, Yu-Gi-Oh, and more!


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Jan
31
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Lunar New Year: Flower Arrangements by Anna Kao

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

To celebrate the Lunar New Year, floral artist Anna Kao will provide instructions on the fine art of floral arranging.


Feb
1
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

One-on-One Computer Basics

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

We are offering 30-minute one-on-one computer training, available by appointment. Participants are limited to three sessions per day. Sign up for classes at 11am, 11:30am, or noon.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
1
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Game Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Come join us for an afternoon of checkers, chess, Connect Four, Jenga, jigsaw puzzles, mancala for kids, Monopoly, Scrabble, World Hangman, Yu-Gi-Oh, and more!

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

Additional Dates


Feb
5
1:30PM

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4:30PM

AARP Foundation Tax Counseling for Low Income Older Adults

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

IRS/TCE-Certified volunteers, sponsored by AARP Foundation, will complete and e-file your 2018 tax returns. On a first come first served basis. You must bring a NYS Driver’s License or Non Driver’s ID; a copy of the 2017 return; SS card or ITIN for everyone on your return; SSA-1099 form; all W-2 , 1099R, 1099G, 1099 MISC or other 1099 forms; Healthcare forms; Self-employment records; 1098T from college; Mortgage statement; a cancelled check. AARP flyers are available at the library.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
6
11:00AM

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11:30AM

Family Playtime

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Children ages 12 months to 3 years and their caretakers can enjoy bonding, doing finger plays, singing, dancing, and throwing and catching bean bags. Registration is not required.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
9
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Lunar New Year Storytime & Craft Program

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

All ages are welcome to listen to stories about the Lunar New Year and make a beautiful craft. Registration is not required.


Feb
14
4:00PM

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4:45PM

Valentine's Day Craft Program

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

All ages are welcome to make a beautiful craft for Valentine's Day. No registration is required.


Feb
15
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Traveling Shoes: Black Migrations - Film Showing

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Join us for a showing of the film "I Am Not Your Negro" (2016, PG-13). Writer James Baldwin (author of the novel "If Beale Street Could Talk") tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, "Remember This House." A discussion of the film will follow the showing. For more Traveling Shoes programming, visit https://queenslib.org/travelingshoes19.


Feb
16
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Broken Hearts Week: Quote Challenge

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

It is a truth universally acknowledged that one broken heart written down will last one thousand years. We've read or watched many of these stories and have learned of heartache and woe. Join us for our display of Broken Heart Books and Movies from February 10th to February 16th . Match the Broken Heart title to the quote and receive a reduction off extended use fees. Please see staff about how to participate. For more Broken Heart Week programming, visit https://queenslib.org/BHW2019.


Feb
19
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Midwinter Game Time

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Ages 4 and up, come join us for an afternoon of checkers, chess, Connect Four, Jenga, jigsaw puzzles, mancala for kids, Monopoly, Scrabble, World Hangman, Yu-Gi-Oh, and more!

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

Additional Dates


Feb
25
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Poetry Club

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Let's read and discuss great poetry together!


Feb
26
1:30PM

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2:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

All are welcome to our discussion of "Last Lecture" by Randy Pausch.


Feb
28
4:00PM

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4:45PM

Traveling Shoes: Black Migrations - Trivia

Location: Auburndale
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 fourth grade to teens and adults. Participants will receive small goodies. Registration is not required. For more Traveling Shoes programming, visit https://queenslib.org/travelingshoes19.


Mar
25
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Poetry Club

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Let's read and discuss great poetry together!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
26
1:30PM

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2:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

All are welcome to our discussion of "When I Was Puerto Rican" by Esmeralda Santiago.


Mar
28
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Her-Story Trivia: Women's History Trivia

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

You may know history, but do you know her-story? Get to know more about women's history and come to trivia!


Apr
23
1:30PM

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2:30PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

All are welcome to our discussion of "If Beale Street Could Talk" by James Baldwin.


Apr
24
3:30PM

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4:30PM

What You Need to Know about Cancer and Being Your Healthiest and Happiest

Location: Auburndale
Registration: Not required

Come learn key information about protecting our health from cancer and other illnesses, including facts and statistics about cancer, as well as who should be screened and when. We will also focus on strengthening our communication skills to encourage those we love who are at risk to pursue relevant health care. Participants will have a chance to ask licensed health professionals important health questions in an open and encouraging environment.


Thank you for your interest in the Friends of the Library at Queens Library.

We currently do not have a Friends group at this location, however, kindly contact the Friends Administrator (friends@queenslibrary.org) to find an active Friends group near you. 

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. 

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