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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF CAMBRIA HEIGHTS

Jul
24
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

This program is for toddlers ages 1-3.

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Jul
24
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Adult Summer Reading Club '19: A Universe of Stories & Board Games

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us for fun and games as we explore different board games. Remember mahjong, or backgammon? Come learn fun variations of the games.

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Jul
24
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Movie Lunch

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Come enjoy free summer meals for kids and teens with a movie!

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Jul
25
3:15PM

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4:00PM

Chess Club for Beginner's

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Come play chess!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
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

Documentary Club

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Come watch an interesting documentary every week with a discussion afterwards!

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Jul
25
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Adult Summer Reading Club '19: Come Explore Arts & Crafts

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Join us this summer for our ongoing adult arts and crafts classes where we explore with needle crafts, painting, drawing, collage work, and more.

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Jul
26
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Mommy and Me

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

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

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

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Jul
29
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Introduction to Computers Class

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics of how to use a computer.

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

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Aug
10
12:00PM

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1:30PM

Circle of Transformation: Empowerment Circle

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

The Circle of Transformation brings women together to support each other. A healing space is created where women can discuss issues that impact their lives. In a safe environment, women can explore ways to self-develop and address issues that impede their personal development. Workshops will be available for visual art and writing poetry as means to process stress, pain, and facilitate healing.

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Aug
14
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Healthy Brain, Healthy Life

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Gain insight into some of the best ways to reduce the risk of cognitive impairment as we age. Learn some steps to take to have a healthy brain and a healthy life by experiencing techniques designed to keep your brain happy and well. All are welcome.


Aug
20
1:15PM

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2:15PM

Adult Summer Reading Club '19: Explore Books & Podcasts

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

This summer we will explore the world of podcasts and all the variety of genres out there. Sci-fi, fantasy, horror, mystery, interview, solo, or hybrid - what’s your preference? Let’s explore together.


Sep
4
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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Sep
5
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.

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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.


Sep
12
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.

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

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Sep
16
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Queens Artists and Non-Profit Organizations: Do You Need Funding?

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Learn about the 2020 Queens Arts Fund Grant Program! The Queens Arts Fund (QAF) awards grants to Queens-based individual artists and non-profit organizations that are producing arts and cultural programming in visual, performing, literary, and folk arts disciplines. Program guidelines and the application process will be reviewed.


Sep
30
6:30PM

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8:00PM

QEDC: Business Plan Competition

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

The Queens Economic Development Corporation’s Annual Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition begins in September 2019. The competition gives entrepreneurs a chance to strengthen their business knowledge, learn about business trends, and gain insights into starting and growing a business while also introducing them to the vast resources available to them at Queens Public Library. Learn more at these information sessions and watch for more news about classes starting in October.


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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