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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF ELMHURST ALC

Jul
21
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Tai Qi

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Join us for our morning Tai Qi!


Jul
21
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Adult Ballroom

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Join us on Saturdays to learn and practice your ballroom dance skills!


Jul
23
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Chinese Folk Dance for Adults

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Join us for our Chinese folk dance class!

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

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Jul
23
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Monday Night Film

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Join us for our Monday Night film! Please call the library branch for the movie title.


Jul
23
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.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
24
10:00AM

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1:00PM

Free Citizenship Classes

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Learn everything you need to know about American history, government, and culture to pass the citizenship exam. Register in person at the library on Tuesday, July 10 at 10AM or call 718-278-4303 to preregister in advance. Students should have a copy of their green card when they come to register. Participants must to attend the entire 12 week class series. Candidates must be green card holders. The first day of class is registration day where they should have a copy of their green card.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
24
2:30PM

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4:00PM

Movie Break

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Too hot outside? Enjoy a rated G or PG movie at the library. For children and their caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
25
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Rock-A-Bye Babies

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Simple stories, songs, and rhymes for babies 0-11 months and pre-walkers!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
25
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Stories, Crafts, and All That Jazz

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Summer reading activities for children entering K-2nd grades.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
25
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Stories, Crafts, and All That Jazz

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Summer reading activities for children entering 3rd-6th grades.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
26
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.

Additional Dates


Jul
26
5:30PM

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7:00PM

Chinese Folk Dance

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Come join us for Chinese folk dance!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
27
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Toddler Dance Party

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Songs, stories, and dancing plus a take-home craft for children ages 1-2 years and their caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
27
11:30AM

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12:00PM

Pre-K Dance Party

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Songs, stories, and dancing plus a take-home craft for children ages 3-4 years and their caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
27
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Family Folk Fest

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

STEAM, crafts, and other opportunities for families to play, create, and have fun.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Introduction to Computer

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn how to use the basic parts of the computer.


Jul
30
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.


Aug
1
10:30AM

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11:30AM

STEAM Program with the Girl Scouts of Greater New York

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Girls will engage in hands-on activities designed to spark their interest in STEAM concepts and careers, through the arts.


Aug
6
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.

Additional Dates


Aug
31
4:00PM

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5:15PM

Harry Potter 20: Harry Potter Coloring Program for Teens

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Teens will color Harry Potter coloring sheets, while listening to the soundtracks from the Harry Potter movies.


Thank you for your interest in the Friends of the Library at Queens Library.

We currently do not have a Friends group at this location, however, kindly contact the Friends Administrator (friends@queenslibrary.org) to find an active Friends group near you. 

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. 

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