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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF CORONA

Feb
22
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Movie Showing: "The Grinch"

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Christmas comes again, but someone is trying to steal it from the Whos down in Whoville! Join us at Corona Library to watch "The Grinch" (2018, PG) Audio in English, subtitles in Spanish.


Feb
25
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

ShapeUp NYC: Beginner Yoga

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

ShapeUp NYC instructor Jairo leads this fitness class where participants will practice beginning Vinyasa postures to warm up the body, bring flexibility to all muscles and joints, and wake up the nervous system followed by stretching exercises and ending with deep relaxation techniques. Wear comfortable clothing suitable for exercise; bring a yoga mat and a bottle of water. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
25
12:30PM

--to--

1:15PM

Bilingual Baby Storytime

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Enjoy songs, knee-bouncers, and simple books in English and Spanish with your baby at bilingual baby storytime. This program is recommended for ages 0-24 months.


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Feb
25
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Arts & Crafts

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Come make cool stuff! Everyone can be an artist at this program that is recommended for ages 5 and up.


Feb
26
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Desk Decoration

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Come help decorate the librarian's desk! A new design will be picked every week that we need your help to create. All ages welcome.


Feb
27
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Toddler Time

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Come out with your toddlers to enjoy an hour of storytime and singing recommended for ages 2 and up.


Feb
27
12:00PM

--to--

12:45PM

Spanish Music for Tots

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Come sing and dance to children's songs! All songs are in Spanish. Recommended for 2+ years.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Coloring Fun

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Everyone is welcome to come find some awesome pages to color at this program!


Mar
1
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Movie Showing: "Annie" (2014)

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

The sun is sure to come out for this movie screening of "Annie" (2014, PG)! Audio in English, subtitles in Spanish.


Mar
4
12:30PM

--to--

1:15PM

Bilingual Baby Storytime

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Enjoy songs, knee-bouncers, and simple books in English and Spanish with your baby at bilingual baby storytime. This program is recommended for ages 0-24 months.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Pokémon Club!

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Come join other Pokémon fans in the fun Pokémon activity of the day! Pokémon activities can be arts & crafts or fun games like Pokémon Bingo.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Desk Decoration

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Come help decorate the librarian's desk! A new design will be picked every week that we need your help to create. All ages welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
6
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Music for Tots

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Come sing and dance to wonderful children's tunes! A few songs in Spanish are included. This program is recommended for ages 2+.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
6
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Coloring Fun

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Everyone is welcome to come find some awesome pages to color at this program!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
7
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

ShapeUp NYC: Beginner Yoga

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

ShapeUp NYC instructor Jairo leads this fitness class where participants will practice beginning Vinyasa postures to warm up the body, bring flexibility to all muscles and joints, and wake up the nervous system followed by stretching exercises and ending with deep relaxation techniques. Wear comfortable clothing suitable for exercise; bring a yoga mat and a bottle of water. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
8
3:45PM

--to--

5:30PM

Movie Showing: "The LEGO Movie"

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

One ordinary LEGO is in for one epic adventure! Join us at Corona Library to watch "The LEGO Movie" (2014, PG). Audio in English, subtitles in Spanish.


Mar
13
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Toddler Time

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Come out with your toddlers to enjoy an hour of storytime and singing recommended for ages 2 and up.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
15
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Movie Showing: "Ralph Breaks the Internet"

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Wreck-It-Ralph is back and this time finds himself caught up in an Internet adventure. Join us at Corona for a screening of "Ralph Breaks the Internet" (PG, 2018). Audio in English, subtitles in Spanish (if available).


Mar
18
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Inspiring Women In Science: My Next Great Big Invention!

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Kids are invited to imagine what their next big invention will be. From concept idea to design and from design to model, let the imagination take flight for these future scientists!


Mar
22
3:45PM

--to--

5:30PM

Movie Showing: Kids' Choice

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Vote starting Monday, March 11th to help choose which movie the library will show on Friday! The choices are "Inside Out" (2015, PG), "Kung Fu Panda" (2008, PG), and "Shrek 2" (2004, PG). Audio in English, subtitles in Spanish (if available for chosen movie).


Mar
25
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Inspiring Women in Science: Bingo!

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

The excitement of Bingo and the fun of learning something new? Yes please! Fun facts about fifty Inspiring Women in Science in a bingo game for the whole family!


Apr
1
12:30PM

--to--

1:15PM

Bilingual Baby Storytime

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Enjoy songs, knee-bouncers, and simple books in English and Spanish with your baby at bilingual baby storytime. This program is recommended for ages 0-24 months.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
1
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Pokémon Club!

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Are you a Pokémon master? Come to Pokémon Club to join other fans in the fun Pokémon activity of the day! Pokémon activities can be arts & crafts or fun games like Pokémon Bingo.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
2
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Desk Decoration

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Come help decorate the librarian's desk! A new design will be picked every week that we need your help to create. All ages are welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
3
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Music for Tots

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Come sing and dance to wonderful children's tunes! A few songs in Spanish are included. This program is recommended for ages 2+.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
6
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Youth Book Creation Workshop with Libro Abierto/Open Book (Ages 8-12)

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

In this series of eight workshops, visual artists and poets are co-teaching to introduce students to creative writing and visual art exercises that will later be bound into a combination of book structures. Students will learn pop-up books, non-adhesive structure using paper interlocking shapes, a combination of accordion folds, and handmade papermaking. This is for ages 8-12; there is limited space. Contact Corona Library for more information.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
6
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Youth Book Creation Workshop with Libro Abierto/Open Book (Ages 13 - 18)

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

In these eight consecutive workshops, students will have the opportunity to work with a writer and a group of visual artists to generate images and text that will later become pages in a variety of handmade books. Process over product will be emphasized although students will have made a variety of handmade books expressing their ideas/concerns by the end of the series. This is for ages 13 - 18; there is limited space. Contact Corona Library for more information.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
8
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Arts & Crafts

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Come make cool stuff! Everyone can be an artist at this program. It is recommended for ages 5 and up.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
10
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Toddler Time

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Come out with your toddlers to enjoy an hour of storytime and singing recommended for ages 2 and up.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
11
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Fun & Games

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Come play games at Corona Library! All ages are welcome and various games will be provided.


Apr
17
12:00PM

--to--

12:45PM

Spanish Music for Tots

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Come sing and dance to children's songs! All songs are in Spanish. This program is recommended for ages 2+ years.


Current Board Members:

President - Rosalba Rosas
Vice President - Gianina Enrique
Treasurer - Maribel Cabrera
Secretary -Yamile Pena 
Member-At-Large -Myrian Guananga

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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