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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF DOUGLASTON/LITTLE NECK

Jan
22
3:00PM

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4:30PM

After-School Fun and Activities

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Join us as we do fun activities after school!

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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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5:00PM

What is Your Dream?

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Please join our arts and crafts program in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. This class will help inspire kids to share their own dreams. Space is limited.


Jan
22
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Douglaston Discovery Zone

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Please join us for fun after-school activities. Activities include problem solving, puzzles, coloring, games, and more for children in elementary and middle school.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
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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11:00AM

Toddler Time!

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Come and join us for toddler time! Here, children will play with others their age while also doing educational activities! Designed for children that are 18 months to 5 years old.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
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 Craft

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Come and join us for toddler arts and crafts! This program is designed for children that are 18 months to 5 years old.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
23
3:00PM

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5:00PM

French Conversation Circle

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Improve your French with the French Conversation Circle.

Rejoinds Robert et les autres pour un peu de conversation français à la bibliothèque Douglaston/Little Neck. Un niveau intermédiaire à locuteur natif préferé mais tous sont les bienvenus. Nous parlerons français seulement.

Join Robert and others for a little French conversation at the Douglaston/Little Neck library. An intermediate to native speaker level is preferred but all are welcome. We will speak French only.

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

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Jan
24
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Adult Coloring Group

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Please join our adult coloring group. Come share your creativity and create a masterpiece!

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

Additional Dates


Jan
24
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Lego Time

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Children and caregivers are welcome to join in Lego playtime.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
24
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Boys' Book Club

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Are you interested in reading and discussing books? Come and join our Boys' Book Club! All are welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
25
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Storytime and Me

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Storytime will be held along with other educational activities! Designed for children that are ages 8-18 months.


Jan
26
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Family Fun Time (Playroom)

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Please join us for hours of fun and games for the entire family. Come and play board games, Legos, puzzles, and much more. Space is limited; registration is not required.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
29
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Come Dip and Decorate Your Own Pretzel

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Please join us for fun dessert ideas for kids. We will use pretzel rods, candy melts, Valentine's Day hearts, and candy sprinkles to decorate. Space is limited.


Jan
30
12:00PM

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1:30PM

Anna's Book Club

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

This is a book club for book discussion and reading inspiration. Everyone is welcome!

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

Additional Dates


Jan
31
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Kids' Cards

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Children and caregivers are welcome to join in a friendly card game.

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

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Feb
1
10:30AM

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11:15AM

Storytime and Me

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Children between the ages of 8 months to 18 months and their caregivers are welcome to enjoy a storytime and activity time together.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
1
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Solar One Energy Workshops

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Join us for three sessions of energy education workshops that are hands-on experiences for children ages 7 to 12. These workshops foster a creative approach to design thinking, collaboration, and solving environmental challenges. Space is limited. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
4
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Monday Movie Matinee

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

It's Movie time ! Please come and joins us for a fun afternoon matinee.

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

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Feb
4
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Knitting and Crocheting Club

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Have fun while learning to knit your very own creations! Please bring your own yarn and needles.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
5
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Basic Computer Class for Adults

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Topics include basic introduction to the computer, introduction to Microsoft office, and navigating the Internet. Registration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
5
3:00PM

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4:00PM

STEM: All About Earthquakes

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Children 5 to 12 years of age are welcome to learn about earthquakes in this hands-on activity.


Feb
6
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Toddler Time

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Come and join us for toddler time! Here, children will play with others their age while singing and listening to stories. This program is designed for children that are 18 months to 5 years old.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
6
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Lunar New Year Celebration: Year of the Pig Origami

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Come join us for our Lunar New Year celebrations as we make origami to celebrate the Year of the Pig!


Feb
7
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Adult Crafting

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Adults are welcome do hands-on crafts supplied by the library. Make a creation with us!

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

Additional Dates


Feb
7
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Lunar New Year Celebration: Red Envelope Craft

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Come join us as we make red envelopes to celebrate the Lunar New Year!


Feb
8
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Girls' Book Club

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

A book club where girls meet to discuss a book or books that they have read and to express their opinions, likes, and dislikes.


Feb
9
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Valentine's Day Crafts Workshop

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Please join us as we make crafts to celebrate Valentine's Day. Space is limited!


Feb
12
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Traveling Shoes: Black Migrations - Freedom Hands

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Join us as we celebrate human diversity and the freedoms we enjoy, and remember the work of civil rights leaders! For more Traveling Shoes programming, visit https://queenslib.org/travelingshoes19.


Feb
13
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Black History Month: Toddler Time

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Come and join us for toddler time! This week, we will focus on Black History Month. This program is designed for children that are 18 months to 5 years old.


Feb
13
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Louise's Book Club

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

This is a book club for book discussion and reading inspiration. Everyone is welcome!


Feb
14
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Valentine's Day Hearts

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Need to make a last minute Valentine's Day Card? Come join us as we make origami heart notes for our loved ones!


Feb
19
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Traveling Shoes Black Migration: Story and Discussion

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Come and join us for a storytime and discussion about African American history and children's literature! This program is designed for children that are 5 to 10 years old.


Feb
22
4:45PM

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5:45PM

Girls' Junior Book Club

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

This is a book club for girls reading at second to third grade level! Come join in the book discussion and encourage healthy reading habits. Please pick-up and read the month's selection for the club meeting.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
26
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Traveling Shoes: Black Migrations - Poets and Writers

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Join us as we create poetry from the famous words and works of black poets and musicians. For more Traveling Shoes programming, visit https://queenslib.org/travelingshoes19.


Mar
2
11:00AM

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11:30AM

Dr. Seuss Story

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Children and caregivers are welcome to enjoy a Dr. Seuss storytime for his birthday!


Mar
2
11:30AM

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12:00PM

Which Who Are You: Create a Seussical Character Craft

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Children and caregivers are welcome to make their own Seuss-like character craft to celebrate his birthday!


Mar
5
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Depression and Anxiety

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Sadness and depression are normal reactions to loss or disappointment. Occasional anxiety is also normal. We, or our friends and family members, may also experience depression or anxiety that is more than temporary or that interferes with daily life. Come get resources and learn some of the possible signs, symptoms, and ways depression and anxiety might be treated.


Mar
16
11:00AM

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1:00PM

St Patrick's Day Activities for Kids

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Please join our arts and crafts event for a spectacular time. This class is for children of all ages. Space is limited.


Mar
20
3:00PM

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4:00PM

STEM: All About Eggs

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5 to 12 years are welcome to learn about eggs in this hands-on activity.


Apr
2
3:00PM

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4:00PM

STEM: All About Birds

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Children 5 to 12 years of age are welcome to learn about birds and make bird feeders just in time for spring!


Apr
4
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Lego Time

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Children and caregivers are welcome to join in Lego playtime.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
11
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Kids' Cards

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Children and caregivers are welcome to join in a friendly card game.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
12
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Blackout Poetry

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Teens are welcome to try their hand at creating their own artistically designed blackout poetry.


Apr
15
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Picnic Poetry

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

To celebrate National Poetry Month, children 5 to 12 years old will learn different ways of creating poetry in the form of poetry sandwiches, poetry plates, and more.


May
2
5:30PM

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7:30PM

Douglaston & Little Neck: Then & Now

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Join neighborhood historian Michael Kurucz for a photo “tour” of historic Douglaston and Little Neck, along with views of the same spots as they exist today. Explore a wonderful collection of photos, postcards, ephemera and maps, and bring your own family’s stories and photos to share. The Queens Memory team will be on hand to scan and save them to a free flash drive that you can take home. This event is co-sponsored by the Friends of the Douglaston / Little Neck Community Library.

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

Additional Dates


Current Board Members:

President - Robert Perreti 

Vive President-

Member-At-Large - Jeanne Chu

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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