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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF BRIARWOOD

Jan
19
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Lego Club

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Visit the Briarwood Community Library and build with Legos for ages 6 and up.

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

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Jan
22
3:00PM

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5:30PM

STACKS Program

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

The STACKS program will enhance learning experiences through structured and unstructured age appropriate activities for kids ages 6-14.

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

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Jan
23
10:00AM

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10:30AM

Mother Goose

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-18 months and their parent/caregiver are invited to join us for simple picture books, nursery rhyme finger plays, and playtime.

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

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Jan
23
11:00AM

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11:30AM

Toddler Time

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18-36 months and their parent/caregiver are invited to join us for simple picture books, nursery rhyme finger plays, songs, and playtime.

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

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Jan
23
12:30PM

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2:00PM

English Conversation Class with Ms. Rosalie

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Improve your English conversation skills in a friendly, fun, and casual environment with Rosalie from Friends of Briarwood Library.

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

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Jan
25
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Basic Computer Class for Adults

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

Join us to learn what a computer is and its functions; how to use a mouse, keyboard, and social media; and how to save and print your document. Preregistration is required in person at the Briarwood Reference Desk or by phone at 718-658-1680.

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

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Jan
25
3:30PM

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4:00PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

School-age children, come and join us on Friday afternoons to make an arts and crafts project.

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

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Jan
26
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Afternoon Wii/Xbox Game Time!

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Come to the Briarwood Community Library to have some fun playing a variety of board and card games and/or take turns playing games with the library's Wii/Xbox!


Jan
28
5:30PM

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7:30PM

Movie: "Ant-Man And The Wasp"

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Visit Briarwood Library and watch the movie "Ant-Man And The Wasp" (2018, PG-13). "Ant-Man And The Wasp" is about the Ant-Man fighting alongside the Wasp to defeat the Ghost, while also investigating the secret of their powers.


Feb
2
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Building Your Own Comic Book

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

Ages 8-12, learn the basics behind creating your own comic book by writing a script and constructing your own heroes and villains to tell a visual story.


Feb
2
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Traveling Shoes: Black Migrations - Hip Hop Karaoke

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

This is a karaoke program to celebrate the different genres of music in black history over the past several decades. The genres will include Motown (R&B), disco, funk, house, and rap. For more Traveling Shoes programming, visit https://queenslib.org/travelingshoes19.

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

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Feb
4
5:30PM

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7:30PM

Movie: "Crazy Rich Asians"

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Visit Briarwood Library and watch the movie "Crazy Rich Asians" (2018, PG-13). "Crazy Rich Asians" is about a native New Yorker, Rachel Chu, going to Singapore with her boyfriend Nick Young for his best friend's wedding. While in China, Rachel meets Nick's family for the first time and learns new things about him.


Feb
5
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Crocheting with Barbara

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Have you ever wanted to learn how to crochet? This is a beginner crocheting class for anyone interested in learning the craft. Gather and socialize with others who share your interest and perhaps gain a few tips and tricks as you work on your own creations! All materials will be provided but feel free to bring your own. Registration is limited to 15 participants so be sure to register by phone at 718-658-1680 or in person. This program is sponsored by Friends of Briarwood Library.

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

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Feb
7
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Traveling Shoes: Black Migrations - Hip Hop Trivia

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

How much do you know about hip hop?! Come and try to answer our questions about hip hop. Visit the Briarwood Library and have some fun learning from our hip hop trivia. For more Traveling Shoes programming, visit https://queenslib.org/travelingshoes19.


Feb
8
3:30PM

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4:15PM

Valentine's Day Arts & Crafts Project

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Visit the Briarwood Library to decorate your own heart for Valentine's Day.


Feb
9
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Multi-Layered Fused Glass Jewelry Workshop

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Please join us for a multi-layered fused glass jewelry workshop with Naomi to create a one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry. The program is limited to the first 15 people. This program is sponsored by the Friends of Briarwood Library.


Feb
14
5:30PM

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7:15PM

Broken Heart Week: Family Movie - "A Walk to Remember"

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Visit the Briarwood Library to watch the movie "A Walk to Remember"(2002, PG). The movie is the story of two North Carolina teens, Landon Carter and Jamie Sullivan, who are thrown together after Landon gets into trouble and is made to do community service. For more Broken Heart Week programming, visit https://queenslib.org/BHW2019


Feb
15
3:30PM

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4:15PM

Broken Heart Week: Arts & Crafts - Create A Broken Heart Bookmark for All Ages

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Have fun creating your own broken heart bookmark. Materials will be provided. For more Broken Heart Week programming, visit https://queenslib.org/BHW2019


Feb
19
10:00AM

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1:00PM

Free Health Literacy ESOL Registration

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Learn to talk to your doctor in English--for free! Are you an intermediate ESOL student? This course will help you learn the correct words and phrases to use when talking to your doctor about your health. It's important to be able to communicate what's wrong and what you need from your doctor. Registration is required.


Feb
22
3:30PM

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4:00PM

Traveling Shoes: Black Migrations - Putting my traveling shoes on and off I go on ..?

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Kids are invited to create the vehicle that will take them to their next traveling adventure: Car or spaceship? Boat or flying dragon? There is no limit to where the mind and heart can travel! For more Traveling Shoes programming, visit https://queenslib.org/travelingshoes19.


Feb
28
4:30PM

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6:30PM

Family Movie: "Incredibles 2"

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Visit Briarwood Library and watch the family movie "Incredibles 2" (2018, PG). "Incredibles 2" is about Bob Incredible, who is left home with the kids (Violet, Dash, and Jack-Jack), when Elastigirl becomes the new face of superheroes.


Current Board Members:

President - Rosalie Quinones

Vice President

Treasurer - Jessy Miyasato

Secretary - Sylvia Sherman

Member-at-Large - Jose Gonzalez; Millie Lee; Eugene Leon; Michael Quinones

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 orcbarrett@queenslibrary.org

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