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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF ELMHURST

Jan
17
5:30PM

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7:00PM

Chinese Folk Dance

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come join us for Chinese folk dance!

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Jan
18
10:30AM

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11:15AM

Toddler Time

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Stories, songs, and finger plays for young walkers, ages 1-2.

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

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Jan
18
11:30AM

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12:15PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Stories, songs, and finger plays for young children ages 3-4.

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Jan
19
10:30AM

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11:45AM

Tai Qi Class

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come join us for Tai Qi class!

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

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Jan
19
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Adult Ballroom

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come join us for adult ballroom!

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

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Jan
19
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Celebrate Lunar New Year with Chinese Music and Dance

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Join us for a festive afternoon of Chinese music and dance performed by the Ba Ban Chinese Music Society.


Jan
21
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Afternoon Movies

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come and join us for an relaxing afternoon film!

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

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Jan
22
10:00AM

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1:00PM

Free Citizenship Classes

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Learn everything you need to know about American history, government, and culture to pass the citizenship exam. Participants must attend the entire 12-class series. Please arrive at 10 am sharp on Tuesday, January 8 to register in person at the Elmhurst Library/ Adult Learning Center (first-come, first-served) or call 718-278-4303 to preregister in advance. Candidates must be green card holders.

ElmhurstTue, Jan 29, 201910:00AM - 1:00PM
ElmhurstTue, Feb 5, 201910:00AM - 1:00PM
ElmhurstTue, Feb 12, 201910:00AM - 1:00PM
ElmhurstTue, Feb 19, 201910:00AM - 1:00PM
ElmhurstTue, Feb 26, 201910:00AM - 1:00PM
ElmhurstTue, Mar 5, 201910:00AM - 1:00PM
ElmhurstTue, Mar 12, 201910:00AM - 1:00PM
ElmhurstTue, Mar 19, 201910:00AM - 1:00PM
ElmhurstTue, Mar 26, 201910:00AM - 1:00PM

Jan
22
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Coloring Therapy

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come and experience the latest trend in relaxation, adult coloring! Studies show coloring can have a calming effect on the adult mind and helps promote overall wellness. Come and color while also listening to relaxing music. Coloring pages from books designed especially for adults as well as colored pencils and crayons will be provided.

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

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Jan
22
4:15PM

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4:45PM

Let's Read!

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

This is a storytime program for beginning readers, ages 4-7.

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

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Jan
23
11:30AM

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12:00PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

A lapsit storytime including simple books, chants, and songs for infants, ages 0-11 months and pre-walkers.

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

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Jan
28
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Children and teens can come and learn and improve your knowledge of chess.


Jan
30
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Elmhurst Spelling Bee

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

So you think you can spell? Grades 3-8, get lists from an Elmhurst Children's Librarian (starting December 26) and practice, practice, practice your spelling words! We will send three winners to the spring competition at the Central Library.


Jan
31
12:30PM

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6:30PM

Save Money, E-File Your Taxes for Free

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

If your 2018 income is $66,000 or less, you qualify to receive free online tax return filing assistance. Volunteers from the New York State Tax Department and Urban Upbound will guide you through tax preparation software available on their website as you prepare and e-file your federal and state income tax returns at no cost.

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

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Feb
1
4:00PM

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5:15PM

Traveling Shoes: Black Migrations - Karaoke for Teens

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Teens can select any songs of their choice during our karaoke program. In celebration of Black History Month, we will also explore some of the diverse genres in music from the past through the present
(Motown, disco, funk, house, rap, and contemporary R&B and pop music). For more Traveling Shoes programming, visit https://queenslib.org/travelingshoes19.


Feb
4
2:30PM

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3:30PM

ESL Conversation Group

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Improve your spoken English skills in a supportive environment! Learn about your community and American culture while making new friends!


Feb
11
2:30PM

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3:30PM

ESL Conversation Group

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Improve your spoken English skills in a supportive environment! Learn about your community and American culture while making new friends!


Feb
13
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Traveling Shoes: Black Migrations – Putting my traveling shoes on and off I go on..?

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Kids are invited to create the vehicle that will take them to their next traveling adventure: Car or spaceship? Boat or flying dragon? There is no limit to where the mind and heart can travel! This is for grades K-6. For more Traveling Shoes programming, visit https://queenslib.org/travelingshoes19.


Feb
15
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Graffiti Art

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Learn graffiti art at this workshop.


Feb
26
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Traveling Shoes: Black Migrations - African Folktales

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Join us for an interactive storytime and craft that celebrates African folklore for ages 4-7. For more Traveling Shoes programming, visit https://queenslib.org/travelingshoes19.


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.

Current Board Members:

President- Lester W. Fong

Vice President-  Jackie Li

Treasurer- Gloria Abene

Secretary- Marion E. Ebner

Member at Large- Connie Ting

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