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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF EAST ELMHURST

Jul
23
1:00PM

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2:15PM

Movie Showing: "The Emperor's New Groove" (2000, G)

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come watch "The Emperor's New Groove" (2000, G) at the East Elmhurst Community Library!


Jul
23
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading: Galaxy Bracelets

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Make a space-themed bracelet! This program is recommended for ages 6 and up.


Jul
24
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Stay Well

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Seniors meet every Wednesday for exercise and other health-related programs.

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

Additional Dates


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Jul
24
10:30AM

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11:15AM

Toddler Time

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come out with your toddlers to enjoy an hour of storytime and singing! This program is 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


Jul
24
1:00PM

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2:45PM

Movie Showing: "Ralph Breaks the Internet" (2018, PG)

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come watch "Ralph Breaks the Internet" (2018, PG) at the East Elmhurst Community Library!


Jul
25
1:00PM

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2:45PM

Movie Showing: "The Angry Birds Movie" (2016, PG)

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come watch "The Angry Birds Movie" (2016, PG) at the East Elmhurst Community Library!


Jul
26
10:30AM

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11:15AM

Baby Storytime

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Enjoy songs, knee-bouncers, and simple books with your baby at 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


Jul
26
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Movie Showing: "Annie" (2014, PG)

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come watch "Annie" (2014, PG) at the East Elmhurst Community Library!


Jul
27
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Family Playtime

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Family playtime is fun for the whole family! Toys for different ages will be provided so everyone from the family can have a good time.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
1:00PM

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2:45PM

Movie Showing: "Tangled" (2010, PG)

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come watch "Tangled" (2010, PG) at the East Elmhurst Community Library!


Jul
30
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Movie Showing: "Lilo & Stitch" (2002, PG)

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come watch "Lilo & Stitch" (2002, PG) at the East Elmhurst Community Library!


Jul
30
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Fun & Games

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come have fun playing games at the East Elmhurst Community Library! There will be different activities on different days. This program 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


Jul
31
10:30AM

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11:15AM

Music for Tots

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come sing and dance to wonderful children's tunes! 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


Jul
31
1:00PM

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2:45PM

Movie Showing: "The LEGO Batman Movie" (2017, PG)

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come watch "The LEGO Batman Movie" (2017, PG) at the East Elmhurst Community Library!


Aug
1
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Movie Showing: "The Secret Life of Pets" (2016, PG)

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come watch "The Secret Life of Pets" (2016, PG) at the East Elmhurst Community Library!


Aug
2
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Movie Showing: "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" (2018, PG)

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come watch "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" (2018, PG) at the East Elmhurst Community Library!


Aug
5
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Movie Showing: "Megamind" (2010, PG)

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come watch "Megamind" (2010, PG) at the East Elmhurst Community Library!


Aug
6
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Movie Showing: "Teen Titans Go! To the Movies" (2018, PG)

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come watch "Teen Titans Go! To the Movies" (2018, PG) at the East Elmhurst Community Library!


Aug
6
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading: Star Constellation Viewer Craft

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Make your own star constellation viewer! Recommended for ages 6 and up.


Aug
7
1:00PM

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2:45PM

Movie Showing: "Coco" (2017, PG)

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come watch "Coco" (2017, PG) at the East Elmhurst Community Library!


Aug
8
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Movie Showing: "Minions" (2015, PG)

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come watch "Minions" (2015, PG) at the East Elmhurst Community Library!


Aug
9
1:00PM

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2:45PM

Movie Showing: "Matilda" (1996, PG)

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come watch "Matilda" (1996, PG) at the East Elmhurst Community Library!


Aug
12
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Movie Showing: "Holes" (2003, PG)

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come watch "Holes" (2003, PG) at the East Elmhurst Community Library!


Aug
13
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Movie Showing: "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella" (1997, G)

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come watch "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella" (1997, G) at the East Elmhurst Community Library!


Aug
14
1:00PM

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2:45PM

Movie Showing: "Pokémon - Detective Pikachu" (2019, PG)

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come watch "Pokémon - Detective Pikachu" (2019, PG) at the East Elmhurst Community Library!


Aug
15
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Movie Showing: "The Boss Baby" (2017, PG)

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come watch "The Boss Baby" (2017, PG) at the East Elmhurst Community Library!


Aug
16
1:00PM

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3:30PM

Movie Showing: "Shrek" (2001, PG)

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come watch "Shrek" (2001, PG) at the East Elmhurst Community Library!


Aug
19
1:00PM

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2:45PM

Movie Showing: "Monsters University" (2013, G)

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come watch "Monsters University" (2013, G) at the East Elmhurst Community Library!


Aug
19
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Open Mic at East Elmhurst

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Calling all singers and poets to be a part of the East Elmhurst Open Mic where you can share your talent.


Aug
20
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Movie Showing: "Brother Bear" (2003, G)

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come watch "Brother Bear" (2003, G) at the East Elmhurst Community Library!


Aug
20
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Arts & Crafts

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

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


Aug
21
1:00PM

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2:45PM

Movie Showing: "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World" (2019, PG)

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come watch "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World" (2019, PG) at the East Elmhurst Community Library!


Aug
22
1:00PM

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2:45PM

Movie Showing: "Finding Dory" (2016, PG)

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come watch "Finding Dory" (2016, PG) at the East Elmhurst Community Library!


Aug
23
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Movie Showing: "The Lego Ninjago Movie" (2017, PG)

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come watch "The Lego Ninjago Movie" (2017, PG) at the East Elmhurst Community Library!


Aug
26
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Movie Showing: "Incredibles 2" (2018, PG)

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come watch "Incredibles 2" (2018, PG) at the East Elmhurst Community Library!


Aug
27
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Movie Showing: "Trolls" (2016, PG)

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come watch "Trolls" (2016, PG) at the East Elmhurst Community Library!


Aug
28
1:00PM

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2:45PM

Movie Showing: "A Dog's Journey" (2019, PG)

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come watch "A Dog's Journey" (2019, PG) at the East Elmhurst Community Library!


Aug
29
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Movie Showing: "Storks" (2016, PG)

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come watch "Storks" (2016, PG) at the East Elmhurst Community Library!


Aug
30
10:00AM

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4:00PM

Identify That Character Contest

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

You might think you're an expert on TV, movie, and video game characters, but could you recognize a character just by their ears...or their nose? Some of our best guessers will win prizes!


Aug
30
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Last Day of Summer Reading Arts & Crafts

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come celebrate the end of a fantastic summer of reading with arts & crafts! Recommended for ages 5+.


Sep
3
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Pokémon Club!

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Are you a Pokémon master? Come to Pokémon Club to find fellow trainers to battle against or 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


Sep
4
10:30AM

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11:15AM

Toddler Time

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come out with your toddlers to enjoy an hour of storytime and singing! This program is 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


Sep
6
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Baby Storytime

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Enjoy songs, knee-bouncers, and simple books with your baby at 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


Sep
7
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Family Playtime

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Family playtime is fun for the whole family! Toys for different ages will be provided so everyone from the family can have a good time.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Arts & Crafts

Location: East Elmhurst
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


Sep
11
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Music for Tots

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come sing and dance to wonderful children's tunes! 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


Sep
13
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Movie Showing: "The Secret Life of Pets 2" (2019, PG)

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come watch "The Secret Life of Pets 2" (2019, PG) at the East Elmhurst Community Library!


Sep
27
4:00PM

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5:45PM

Family Movie Showing

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come watch a family movie at the East Elmhurst Community Library! Movie to be announced at a later date.


Sep
30
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Rosh Hashanah Craft

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

In honor of Rosh Hashanah, the East Elmhurst Community Library will be having an apple-themed craft! This is recommended for ages 5 and up.


Sep
30
3:30PM

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5:45PM

Movie Showing: "Aladdin" (2019, PG)

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come watch the new live-action "Aladdin" (2019, PG) at the East Elmhurst Community Library!


Dec
6
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Baby Basics: Moms' Club

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Baby Basics is a group that provides education and support to pregnant people. Join us and learn more about:
• How to have a healthy pregnancy
• Preparing for labor, birth and the arrival of your baby
• How to care for a newborn
• Emotional changes and challenges
• Breastfeeding and nutrition
• Family planning
Call 347-571-2792 to register. This class is in Spanish.

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

Additional Dates


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.

Date Formed: February 5, 1998. Re-chartered October 19, 2008

Current Board Members:

President – Larinda Hooks
Vice President – Dr. Linda Jones 
Treasurer – Beverly Smith
Secretary – Diane Rufus-Foushee 
Fundraising – Emma Fulwood
Legislative – Hon. George R. Dixon District Leader


Significant Accomplishments: The Friends organize a series of successful programs, i.e. art exhibits and open mic. They also raised funds through their Mother’s Day Flower sale.


Friends Fun Facts: The Friends take care of the turtle tank and the kids love to play with the turtles.
 

Contact Info: Community Library Manager Johnnie Dent 718-424-2619.
 

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