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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF CAMBRIA HEIGHTS

Dec
11
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Haitian Creole Computer Class

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Learn how to use a computer with a fun instructor! Aprann kouman yo sèvi ak òdinatè a.

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

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Dec
11
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Arts and Crafts for Kids

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Please join us for an enjoyable time of arts and crafts for children!

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

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Dec
12
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Cambria Heights Quilters

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Please join us Wednesday mornings for beginner quilting. We will learn basic and intermediate techniques to create beautiful individual and group projects. All are welcome, supplies will be available for use during the sessions.

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

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Dec
12
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Toddler Time

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

The program is for toddlers ages 1-3.

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

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Dec
13
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Notes on Music Production

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Come join us at the Teen Center at Cambria Heights while we explore and make music together!

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

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Dec
13
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Adult Craft Hour

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us weekly for a variety of crafts. We will learn to crochet, knit, make jewelry, explore paper crafts, create collages and paint with coffee, watercolor and acrylics.

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

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Dec
13
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Table Tennis Time

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Play table tennis everyone! Let's have fun in the library!

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

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Dec
14
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Mommy and Me

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Playtime with arts and crafts for toddlers ages 1-3

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

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Dec
14
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mommy and Me

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us for playtime with arts and crafts for toddlers ages 1-3.

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

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Dec
14
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Movie Fridays for Kids

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us for fun movies!

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

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Dec
14
3:00PM

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4:00PM

It's Time for Kind: The Power of Gratitude

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

It's the season for kindness and gratitude! What are you thankful for? Do you know practicing gratitude can improve your health? At this arts and craft program, we will create gratitude letters for someone special to us. For more It’s Time for Kind programming, visit queenslib.org/itstimeforkind2018.


Dec
15
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Write On with the NY Writers Coalition!

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Everyone has a voice. Everyone has a story. Bring yours and join us for writing and sharing work in a supportive, respectful environment. Poetry, plays, short stories, and everything in between – all crafted in one room! Tap into your unwritten stories at this free workshop for writers (teens and adults) of all experience levels, backgrounds, and genres. Writing prompts and materials will be provided. No sign up required -- simply turn up!

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

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Dec
17
10:00AM

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12:00PM

ESOL English Conversation

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Learn English with a great instructor! All levels welcome. No registration needed, just show up! Aprann anglè! Apprendre l'anglais!

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

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Dec
18
1:15PM

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2:15PM

Cambria Heights Adult Book Discussion Group

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Come join our newest book discussion group at Cambria Heights! We will discuss the following books on the following dates:

9/18: "The Warmth of Other Suns" by Isabel Wilkerson
10/16: "Barracoon: The Story of the Last Black Cargo" by Zora Neale Hurston
11/20: "The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace" by Jeff Hobbs
12/18: "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot

Books are available in advance for your reading pleasure.


Dec
20
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Healthy and Happy Holidays!

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Health is wealth! The holidays can be happy, and they can be healthy. We will discover fun ways to incorporate nutritious foods as the holiday season comes around. Everyone is welcome!


Dec
21
3:30PM

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4:00PM

Celebrating Diversity in December

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Learn how people all over the world celebrate different holidays in December!


Dec
24
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Ping Pong Edition

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

The staff will be playing ping pong with their left hand so that you actually have a chance to win!


Dec
28
3:30PM

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4:00PM

It's Time for Kind: Movie Special

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Watch a fun movie that will inspire you! For more It’s Time for Kind programming, visit queenslib.org/itstimeforkind2018.


Dec
29
1:30PM

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3:00PM

At the Feet of the Elders: A Kwanzaa Celebration

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us as we celebrate Kwanzaa in a community celebration. Come learn about the history, principles, values, and customs of this African American holiday. We will do a craft activity and hear from our community elders. All are welcome.


Jan
2
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Cambria Heights Quilters

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Please join us Wednesday mornings for beginner quilting. We will learn basic and intermediate techniques to create beautiful individual and group projects. All are welcome; supplies will be available for use during the sessions.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
2
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

This program is for toddlers ages 1-3.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
3
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

The Empowered Gardener Series: Surviving the Big Freeze

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

We will make a self-watering planter from scratch. We will learn to read seed packs and discuss care for indoor house plants.


Jan
3
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Ping Pong

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Play ping pong in the library!

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

Additional Dates


Jan
10
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Adult Craft Hour

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us weekly for a variety of crafts. We will learn to crochet, knit, make jewelry, explore paper crafts, create collages, and paint with coffee, watercolor, and acrylics.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
15
1:15PM

--to--

2:15PM

Cambria Heights Adult Book Discussion Group

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Join our book discussion group at Cambria Heights! We will discuss the following books:

1/15: "Fifty-Five, Unemployed, and Faking Normal: Your Guide to a
Better Retirement Life" by Elizabeth White
2/19: "Their Eyes Were Watching God" by Zora Neale Hurston
3/19: "Pepperpot: Best New Stories from the Caribbean" by Peekash Press and Olive Senior

Books are available in advance for your reading pleasure.

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

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Feb
4
4:00PM

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5:00PM

E-Cigarettes and Vaping

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Did you know that teens are more likely to use e-cigarettes than cigarettes? Maybe this is because of increased ads targeting teens. As these devices gain popularity, come learn the facts from Deepa Dhawan, MS, MPH, Health Education Coordinator at Queens Quits of Mount Sinai School of Medicine/Queens Hospital Center. All teens are welcome to this discussion.


Feb
7
6:00PM

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7:30PM

We Do Family Research

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us as we learn, explore, and record our family histories. Each session we will learn about the basic tools and research methodologies of genealogy. We will also have an opportunity to share our research findings and create visual family trees. Join us as we recover the lives of our ancestors.

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

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Feb
12
4:00PM

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5:00PM

College 101 : Pre College Prep and Tips for Surviving Freshman Year and Beyond

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

It is never too early to plan for college. These fun and interactive programs are offered to tweens and teens with a curiosity about how to prepare and what to expect freshman year and beyond. This program will be offered at the following locations, Cambria Heights, Central ,Flushing, Glen Oaks and Peninsula.


Sep
6
6:00PM

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9:00PM

An Evening of Art with the Cambria Heights Library Craft Artist Extraordinaire

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Celebrate Cambria Heights Library's artistic community at their 4th Annual Artist Reception and Exhibit. An array of creative expression will be on display through October including yarn crafts, water color, acrylics, jewelry, line art photography, quilts, and sewing projects.


Current Board Members:

President - Angela Sinclair

Vice President - Wanda Best

Treasurer - Cheryl Caddle 

Secretary- Aletta Seales

Member-At-Large - Laura Andrews; Kelli Singleton 

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: Kacper Jarecki, Community Library Manager (718-528-3535)

 

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