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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF DOUGLASTON/LITTLE NECK

May
24
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.

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

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May
24
4:00PM

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5:30PM

After-school Activities

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

After-school activities for elementary and middle school children . Activities include problem solving, homework help, puzzles, painting, games , movies, karaoke, and more.

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

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May
25
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Douglaston Discovery

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

After-school activities for elementary and middle school children. Activities include problem solving, homework help, puzzles, painting, games , movies, karaoke and more.

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

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May
26
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Sip and Paint (Art Class)

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Come and express your talent at our fun Sip and Paint art event. This art class consists of group and individual painting lessons. Non-alcoholic beverages will be served.


May
29
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Mandarin Conversation

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Come and join us to learn how to say some basic phrases and dialogues in Mandarin Chinese!


May
30
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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Jun
4
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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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.

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Jun
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.

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Jun
5
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Movie Time

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Come watch a movie.

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

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Jun
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.

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

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Jun
9
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Getting Personal: Writing About Your Family History with Author Bob Brody

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Learn how to capture your personal family history in writing (what happened, how you felt, why it mattered) with Bob Brody, personal essayist, public relations executive, and author of the memoir "Playing Catch with Strangers: A Family Guy (Reluctantly) Comes of Age."
Books will be available for sale and signing.


Jun
11
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Open Mic Night

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Performers are invited to share their talents in a presentation of either poetry, written words, music, comedy, or spoken words. Spectators are also welcome.


Jun
16
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Father's Day Craft Celebration

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Children of all ages are invited to come and celebrate Father's Day with us by creating some amazing and fun crafts.


Jun
16
2:30PM

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3:30PM

I-Heung Lee in Concert

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Classical pianist I-Heung Lee performs the works of Mozart, Bach, Schumann, Liszt, Chopin, and others.


Jul
11
10:30AM

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12:15PM

Mommy or Daddy and Me Movie Time

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Please join us for our weekly family movie sessions for ages birth to four years old. Family, friends, and caregivers are all welcome.

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

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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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