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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF DOUGLASTON/LITTLE NECK

Feb
21
12:00PM

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1:00PM

One-on-One Smart Device Help

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Do you have a gadget or device you need help with? Bring it in to receive one-on-one help. An appointment is required. Bring your device and get help with downloading and navigating the Queens Library Mobile App. An appointment is required. For children 14 years old and under, parent or caregiver has to be attended. Space is limited. Please call the Douglaston Library and ask for Dr. Salwa Elmeawad the Assistant CL Manager at (718) 225-4814.

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

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Feb
21
1:00PM

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2:00PM

One-on-One Help - Downloading & Navigating Queens Library Mobile App

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Bring your device and get help with downloading and navigating the Queens Library Mobile App. An appointment is required. For children 14 years old and under, parent or caregiver has to be attended. Space is limited. Please call the Douglaston Library and ask for Dr. Salwa Elmeawad the Assistant CL Manager at (718) 225-4814.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
21
2:00PM

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3:00PM

One on One E-Contents Help

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Bring your device and come learn how to download all e-Media. Digital media can be enjoyed at home, at work, or when you travel. An appointment is required. For children 14 years old and under, parent or caregiver has to be attended. Space is limited. Please call Douglaston Library and ask for Dr. Salwa Elmeawad the Assistant CL Manager at (718) 225-4814.

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

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Feb
21
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.

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Feb
22
2:00PM

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3:30PM

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.

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Feb
22
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Open Mic Tribute to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Open Mic honors Dr. King with the poetry of Charles "Smooth" Williams, Jr., Harriet White, et al.


Feb
22
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Open Mic Tribute to African American History Month

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

We honor African American poets, writers, singers & musicians with performances by our Open Mic-ers.
For all Black History Month programs, visit http://queenslib.org/blkhistorymonth18


Feb
26
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

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

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

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Mar
1
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Spanish Conversation Club

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Join Lucila and others for a little Spanish conversation at the Douglaston/Little Neck Library. All are welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
6
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Lilia!

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Libby Skala presents her one-woman show about her grandmother, Austrian stage actress Lilia Skala who fled the Third Reich, and her journey to working her way back to Broadway and the silver screen, eventually to collect Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe award nominations.


Apr
11
11:30AM

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12:30PM

Diabetes Q&A

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Do you have questions about diabetes management or prevention? Nutrition, foot care, understanding the numbers...it can seem overwhelming! Meet one-on-one with students and faculty from St. John's University to answer your questions about diabetes. Come join us!


Apr
19
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Alzheimer’s Disease

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

This talk will focus on the definitions of memory loss, cognitive decline and dementia. We will outline the main differences between the memory changes of "normal" aging, dementia, and Alzheimer's disease. We will also review common ways to manage Alzheimer's disease and the latest in Alzheimer’s research.


Jun
4
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Hands-On STEM Energy Workshops!

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

Join Queens Public Library, the Department of Citywide Administrative Services, and Solar One for hands-on STEM activities! Solar One is a nonprofit sustainability education organization based in NYC. Throughout the workshops, Solar One educators will work with children and teens to explore energy efficiency, solar power, and more!

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

Additional Dates


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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