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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF EAST ELMHURST

Sep
21
1:00PM

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5:00PM

Free or Low-Cost Health Insurance for you and your family!

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Do you need health insurance? We can help! We offer in-person assistance:
Medicaid
Child Health Plus
Essential Plan
NY State of Health Qualified Plans
Make an appointment at 212-233-8955 x127 or just walk in.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
21
1:00PM

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6:00PM

Health Insurance Enrollment and Voter Registration

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Do you need health insurance? Would you like to register to vote? Hispanic Federation can answer your questions or help you with both! Make an appointment at 212-233-8955 x127 or just walk in.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
21
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Learn Cuban Salsa

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come and learn some salsa with master instructors from Fuakata, Cuban Salsa NYC. Cuban salsa or Casino will wake up your inner dancing star! Discover the fun of the salsa in this great class. Space is limited and on a first come, first served basis.


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Sep
22
11:00AM

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11:45AM

Toddler Time

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Children (18 to 24 months) and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, songs, and fingerplays.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
27
10:30AM

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11:30AM

StayWell

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


Sep
27
11:30AM

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12:30PM

Introduction To Microsoft Word For Adults

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Adults will learn the basics of navigating Microsoft Word.


Sep
27
11:30AM

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12:15PM

Baby and Me

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

This interactive lap-sit program for children, ages birth to 1 year, and their caregivers features nursery rhymes, fingerplays, and songs.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
28
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Open Mic Night

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Sing, dance, rap, read poetry, play an instrument, or showcase any other talent you may possess at Open Mic Night. Not a performer? Join the audience! Bring a friend! Enjoy!


Oct
4
11:30AM

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1:00PM

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Do you have a gadget or device you need help with? Come bring your device and get one-on-one help. Registration is not required. Please call the East Elmhurst Library and ask for the Customer Service Specialist at (718) 424-2619.

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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7:00PM

Heart Health

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

How much do you know about heart disease and high blood pressure? Come get all the information you need from Dr. David Rubinstein, the Director of Cardiology at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst. All are welcome.


Oct
5
6:00PM

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7:15PM

Introduction To Windows Computer Basics For Adults

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Adults will learn the basics of using the computer. They will learn how to log on and off the computer; use the keyboard and mouse; open and close windows and various software applications.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
19
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Open Mic Night

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Sing, dance, rap, read poetry, play an instrument, or showcase any other talent you may possess at Open Mic Night. Not a performer? Join the audience! Bring a friend! Enjoy!


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 – Geraldine Benfante
Vice President – Cheryl Wilson
Treasurer – Doreen Herron
Secretary – Edna Robinson 
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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