Friends of the Library





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.