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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF DOUGLASTON/LITTLE NECK

Sep
25
1:30PM

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3:00PM

English Conversation Club

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Improve your English vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation with Lucette and Arline! We will talk about holidays, cooking, shopping, art, music, family and other topics of interest. Our club is for adults who speak English as a second language at an intermediate or advanced level.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
25
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Adults, teens and kids of all levels are welcome. Bring your own yarn, needles and ideas.
Space is limited. Preregistration is required.

Douglaston/Little NeckMon, Oct 2, 20173:30PM - 5:00PM
Douglaston/Little NeckMon, Oct 16, 20173:30PM - 5:00PM
Douglaston/Little NeckMon, Oct 23, 20173:30PM - 5:00PM
Douglaston/Little NeckMon, Oct 30, 20173:30PM - 5:00PM
Douglaston/Little NeckMon, Nov 6, 20173:30PM - 5:00PM
Douglaston/Little NeckMon, Nov 13, 20173:30PM - 5:00PM
Douglaston/Little NeckMon, Nov 20, 20173:30PM - 5:00PM
Douglaston/Little NeckMon, Nov 27, 20173:30PM - 5:00PM
Douglaston/Little NeckMon, Dec 4, 20173:30PM - 5:00PM
Douglaston/Little NeckMon, Dec 11, 20173:30PM - 5:00PM
Douglaston/Little NeckMon, Dec 18, 20173:30PM - 5:00PM

Sep
26
2:00PM

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4:15PM

Film Screening: "The Shack"

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

A grieving man receives a mysterious, personal invitation to meet with God at a place called "The Shack."


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Sep
27
10:15AM

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10:45AM

Mother Goose

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 2 openings

Children ages 6-23 months and their parent/caregiver are invited to read simple picture books, sing nursery rhymes and finger plays. Preregistration is required. Space is limited.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
27
11:15AM

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11:45AM

Family Storytime

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 7 openings

Rise and shine and head to the library for 30 minutes of stories and songs for children from 2-5 years of age and their parents/caregivers. Preregistration is required. Space is limited.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
27
3:00PM

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4:00PM

French Conversation Circle

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

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.

Additional Dates


Sep
28
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Spanish Conversation Club

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Join Lucila, Maria and others for a little Spanish conversation. All levels welcome. Thursdays, except Nov. 23.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
28
4:00PM

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7:30PM

30 Years of "Star Trek: The Next Generation"

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Join Robert & Arline for two "Star Trek: The Next Generation" TV episodes & trivia/costume contests. Free gifts & prizes.


Sep
29
3:00PM

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4:30PM

The Kings and Queens Chess Club

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Teens, grades 6-12 are invited to come to play chess and other board games.


Oct
2
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Negro Leagues Baseball .311

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Author and historian Philip Ross presents the history of baseball’s Negro Leagues, teams and players.


Oct
3
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Basic Computer Class

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Join us and learn about: computer hardware, software, using the mouse, how to search the Web, how to open and use an email account, and how to use Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Learn at your own pace! Preregistration is required by phone or in person at the Reference Desk. There will be no classes on the last Tuesday of the month.

Douglaston/Little NeckTue, Oct 10, 201711:00AM - 12:00PM
Douglaston/Little NeckTue, Oct 17, 201711:00AM - 12:00PM
Douglaston/Little NeckTue, Nov 7, 201711:00AM - 12:00PM
Douglaston/Little NeckTue, Nov 14, 201711:00AM - 12:00PM
Douglaston/Little NeckTue, Nov 21, 201711:00AM - 12:00PM
Douglaston/Little NeckTue, Dec 5, 201711:00AM - 12:00PM
Douglaston/Little NeckTue, Dec 12, 201711:00AM - 12:00PM
Douglaston/Little NeckTue, Dec 19, 201711:00AM - 12:00PM

Oct
3
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Medicare Basics

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Healthcare policies can be confusing. Come get the most current information from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. All are welcome. Come get all the information you need!

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

Additional Dates


Oct
5
6:00PM

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7:30PM

"La Raza" film screening with Stuart Hersh

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Director Stuart Hersh screens his documentary La Raza on Mexican American history and culture.


Oct
6
4:30PM

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5:45PM

Girls Book Discussion and Activity

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 openings

The girls book group will be reading "City of Ember" by Jeanne DuPrau. This program is for girls in grades 4-7 . Preregistration is required.


Oct
7
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Oral History Interviewing Event

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Queens residents! Come tell your story at our Oral History Interviewing event.


Oct
7
2:00PM

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4:00PM

"The History of Northeast Queens" Lecture and Discussion

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Local historian Jason D. Antos lectures on the history of Northeast Queens with rarely-seen images.


Oct
10
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Teen Movie Tuesday

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Teen Movie Tuesday
September 19: "Beauty and the Beast" (PG, 2017); October 10: "Kong: Skull Island" (PG-13, 2017)


Oct
12
5:30PM

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7:00PM

Photo Exhibit Reception: Jo-Anne Raskin

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Meet local photographer Jo-Anne Raskin and view six of her gorgeous photographs.


Oct
14
3:00PM

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4:30PM

"The Crossbay Boys" Concert

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Join us for an afternoon of music and song as Alan Abriss and Jim Indelicato (aka The Crossbay Boys) perform classics by Bob Dylan, Jerry Garcia, The Beatles, The Band, and other rock and pop greats. Limited seating; first-come, first-served.


Oct
16
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Open Mic Night

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Gather round, ye poets, writers, musicians, comedians, orators, and everyone else, and share your talent with five minutes of your own material!

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

Additional Dates


Oct
17
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Film Screening: "Bitter Harvest"

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

In the war-torn 1930s, a Ukrainian young artist battles famine, imprisonment, and torture to save his childhood love and free his country.


Oct
19
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Boys Book Discussion

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 8 openings

Join Mrs. Tina for the Autumn Boys Book Discussion on Thursday afternoons.
October 19: "The River" by Gary Paulsen
November 16: "The Seventh Most Important Thing" by Shelley Pearsall
December 14: "Holes" by Louis Sachar

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

Additional Dates


Oct
21
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Craft Time with Mrs. Louisa

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Children and teens are invited to create a seasonal craft. Supples are limited. The program is free. Children under the age of 6 must be accompanied by an adult.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
23
6:00PM

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7:30PM

"The Essential Documentaries" with Director Stuart Hersh

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Director Stuart Hersh screens the essential documentary film series "Why We Fight" (1942-1945).


Oct
26
6:00PM

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7:30PM

An Evening of Clean Comedy with Tom Padovano & Friends

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Please join us for an evening of clean comedy with local stand-up comic Tom Padovano and friends.


Oct
31
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Film Screening: "Beatriz at Dinner"

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

A holistic medicine practitioner attends a wealthy client's dinner party after her car breaks down.


Nov
1
1:30PM

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4:30PM

"Veterans' Day Lecture" by Bernard and June Rader

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Decorated World War II veteran Bernard Rader and his wife June lecture on his war service.


Nov
4
2:30PM

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3:45PM

The Science of Relationships & Questions to Make You Fall in Love (...sort of)

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Examine love from a scientific perspective and learn about the life cycle of a relationship. Marisa Cohen, Associate Professor of Psychology at St. Francis College and author of the book "From First Kiss to Forever: A Scientific Approach to Love" will lead us through the life cycle of relationships and introduce us to the famous (and viral) 36 questions designed to spark intimacy and to make you fall in love.
Books will be available for sale and signing.


Dec
5
2:00PM

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3:15PM

Hanukkah and Christmas Concert with Irene Failenbogen

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Bring your holiday spirit to this festive concert with Irene Failenbogen, featuring memorable selections to celebrate both Hanukkah and Christmas!


Current Board Members:

President - Arline Abdalian 

Vive President- Robert Perretti

Member-At-Large - Jeanne Chu-Klein and Barbara Reiter

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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