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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF GLEN OAKS

Dec
11
1:15PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mahjong CLub

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Play mahjong and share the fun, excitement, and camaraderie with others.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
11
1:15PM

--to--

2:15PM

Beginning Tai Chi

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Instructor Kevin M. Sullivan teaches participants a gentle form of martial arts often referred to as "meditation in motion." Space is limited on a first-come, first-served basis.


Dec
11
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Teen Study Time

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

On Tuesdays we chill. Kick back with your homework or a good book.

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

Additional Dates


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Dec
11
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Ping Pong Game Time

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Let's play ping pong. Everyone is welcome. Children 13 and under should be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
12
10:15AM

--to--

11:30AM

Music and Movement for Infants and Toddlers

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Infants, toddlers and caregivers enjoy songs, movement, finger plays, puppets and other activities.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
12
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Accessible Programming at Glen Oaks: Read-to-Discuss Adult Literacy Programs

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

Engage with books through hands-on science experiences and social activities. Due to limited materials, preregistration is required. Please call Glen Oaks Library at 718-831-8636.


Dec
12
2:00PM

--to--

3:45PM

It's Time for Kind: Movie

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

We will be showing "The Blind Side" (2009, PG-13). For more It’s Time for Kind programming, visit queenslib.org/itstimeforkind2018.


Dec
12
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Study Hall

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

School-age children will receive support in reading and homework. If interested, they may also participate in book discussions or reading circles.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
12
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Hump Day Board Games

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

It's halfway through the week! Reward yourself with some gaming.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
13
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

French Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Do you speak French? Don’t forget this beautiful language! Join us at Club Français to talk about family, friends, and vacations, listen to music and songs, and discuss current events, art, films, cooking, and any other subject that might interest you. These will be real tête-à-têtes among friends.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
13
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Ukulele Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Come one, come all, ukulele fans. Bring your own instrument and play.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
13
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Share patterns and techniques or just have a friendly chat while working on your projects. Please bring your own supplies.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
13
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Virtual Realiteen

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Come use our Oculus Rift headset! Tour Venice, take a space walk, or punch robots really hard.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
13
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Meditation Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Whether you are experienced or beginner, join the club and share breathing exercises and meditation techniques that may help to reduce stress.


Dec
13
6:00PM

--to--

6:45PM

Moving for Life

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Moving for Life is a scientifically based self-care fitness program using gentle warm-ups, light aerobics, and targeted strengthening in a way that is fun and enjoyable for all! Workouts can be done seated or standing. You are encouraged to do what is comfortable and modify based on your energy, range of motion, or fitness level. We start where you are, so don’t worry if you haven’t been moving in a while. All are welcome!

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

Additional Dates


Dec
14
10:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Scrabble Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

We meet weekly to play this popular word game. Please bring your own Scrabble set.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
14
10:15AM

--to--

10:45AM

Mother Goose

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-18 months and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, songs, finger plays, and more.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
14
11:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

Toddler Time

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, songs, finger plays, and a craft for children ages 18-36 months and their caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
14
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

English Conversation Class

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Adults improve their English through group conversations about everyday topics.


Dec
14
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

English Conversation Class

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Adults improve their English through group conversations about everyday topics.


Dec
14
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Friday Kids' Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-12 join us for a variety of fun activities each week: knitting, arts and crafts, board games, Legos, and much more! Parents, grandparents, and other adult caregivers are encouraged to join the activities!

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

Additional Dates


Dec
14
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

It's Time for Kind: Letters to Our Elders

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Make someone happy this December with a nice letter and special origami decoration, made by you! We're partnering with local eldercare programs to send our neighbors some holiday cheer. For more It’s Time for Kind programming, visit queenslib.org/itstimeforkind2018.


Dec
15
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Adult Coloring Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Bring your own coffee, tea, and biscuits. We will provide the atmosphere, including music and coloring supplies. Coloring is a new adult craze that promises relaxation, fun, and community.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
15
12:00PM

--to--

1:45PM

Saturday Afternoon Movies

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

12/1: "Renoir" (2012, R)
12/8: "Finding Your Feet" (2017)
12/15: "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" (2017, PG-13)
12/22: "Lovely Still" (2008, PG)
12/29: "Ocean's Eight" (2018, PG-13)

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

Additional Dates


Dec
15
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

It's Time for Kind: Be Kind to Yourself Presented by Global Harmony House Meditation Center

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

"Acknowledge my strengths...Respect myself...Be kind to myself...How I treat myself determines how I will treat others." What script would you like to write for your life? After all, it's your life and the pen is in your hand! Let's explore together how to take life into our own hands, starting with being kind to the self.


Dec
15
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Gingerbread Fun!

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join in the fun with a reading of "The Gingerbread Man" and make a gingerbread house to take home. Families with children ages 5-10 are welcome!


Dec
17
12:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Adult Gamers Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Adult Gamers Club
Mondays 12 to 3 pm
July 2, 2018 through December 31, 2018
Except 9/3, 10/8, 11/12, 12/24

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

Additional Dates


Dec
17
12:15PM

--to--

1:00PM

Music and Movement for Infants and Toddlers

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Infants, toddlers and caregivers enjoy songs, movement, finger plays, puppets and other activities.


Dec
17
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Watercolor Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Practice your skills and meet others to share experiences. Please bring your own supplies.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
17
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Maker Mondays

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Start the week off on a high note! Each Monday we will have craft supplies and templates available to creative teens who want to make their mark on the world. Bracelets, paper crafts, duct tape, and more!


Dec
19
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Accessible Programming at Glen Oaks: Preparing for Emergencies

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Come learn about the additional steps that you should take to be prepared for emergencies in New York City. NYC Emergency Management will educate you on how to make a plan, gather supplies for one’s needs, and how to be best informed for emergencies. All are welcome.


Dec
19
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

Accessible Programming at Glen Oaks: Moving for Life

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Moving for Life incorporates gentle warm-ups, light aerobics, and targeted strengthening in a way that is fun and enjoyable for all! This class can be done seated or standing and you are encouraged to do what is comfortable for you.


Dec
19
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

NORC WOW Health Chats for Seniors

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Each month, NORC WOW will provide talks from Northwell Health on a variety of health issues that affect seniors. Learn about diabetes, what it is, and the treatments and management of the disease, presented by Dr. Jennifer Lee.


Dec
21
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Teen Holiday Papercraft

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Make something beautiful this winter with our gorgeous paper crafts, perfect for the season.


Dec
26
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Family Movie: "Polar Express" (2004, G)

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join us for a family screening of "Polar Express" (2004, G). All ages welcome!


Dec
27
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Family Movie: "Finding Nemo" (2003, G)

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join us for a family screening of "Finding Nemo" (2003, G). All ages welcome!


Dec
28
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Noon Year's Eve!

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Celebrate the new year with a countdown to noon! Play games, make party hats, search for items in our scavenger hunt, and take photos at our photo station. When the clock strikes 12 noon we'll celebrate with balloons, bubbles, and music! Families with children ages 4-10 are welcome.


Dec
28
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

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

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join us for a family screening of "Finding Dory" (2016, PG). All ages welcome!


Dec
29
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Legomania!

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Calling all families who love Legos! Make a Lego mask, build with Legos, play a Lego board game, play Lego ski-ball or Lego memory match, and more! This program is open to families with children up to 11 years old.


Jan
2
10:15AM

--to--

11:15AM

Music and Movement for Infants and Toddlers

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Infants, toddlers, and caregivers enjoy songs, movement, finger plays, puppets, and other activities.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
2
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Hump Day Board Games

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

It's halfway through the week! Reward yourself with some games. We have Munchkin, Hive, and all the usual suspects.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
2
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Study Hall

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

School-age children will receive support in reading and homework. If interested, they may also participate in book discussions or reading circles.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
3
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

French Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Do you speak French? Don’t forget this beautiful language! Join us at Club Français to talk about family, friends, and vacations; listen to music and songs; and discuss current events, art, films, cooking, and any other subject that might interest you. These will be real tête-à-têtes among friends.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
3
12:00PM

--to--

1:30PM

Ukulele Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Come one, come all, ukulele fans. Bring your own instrument and play.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
3
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Knit and Crochet Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Share patterns and techniques or just have a friendly chat while working on your projects. Please bring your own supplies.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
3
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Coding Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

A walk-in club with basic to intermediate coding activities.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
3
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Moving for Life

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Moving for Life is a scientifically based self-care fitness program using gentle warm-ups, light aerobics, and targeted strengthening in a way that is fun and enjoyable for all! Workouts can be done seated or standing. You are encouraged to do what is comfortable and modify based on your energy, range of motion, or fitness level. We start where you are, so don’t worry if you haven’t been moving in a while. All are welcome!

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

Additional Dates


Jan
4
10:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Scrabble Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

We meet weekly to play this popular word game. Please bring your own Scrabble set.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
4
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

English Conversation Class

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Adults improve their English through group conversations about everyday topics.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
4
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Table Talk

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Dungeons and Dragons, magical ninjas, and more! This is your chance to be whoever you want and build a story with friends.


Jan
4
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Friday Kids' Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-12 join us for a variety of fun activities each week: knitting, arts and crafts, board games, Legos, and much more! Parents, grandparents, and other adult caregivers are encouraged to join the activities!

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

Additional Dates


Jan
5
10:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Adult Coloring

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Bring your own coffee, tea, and biscuits. We will provide the atmosphere, including music and coloring supplies. Coloring is a new adult craze that promises relaxation, fun, and community.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
5
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Basic Coding Classes for Kids

Location: Glen Oaks
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.

This program introduces children ages 8-12 (3rd to 7th grades) to the world of coding. Participants will learn basic HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to create their very first webpage. Attendance is required for all four sessions. Register in person or by calling 718-831-8636.

Glen OaksSat, Jan 12, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM
Glen OaksSat, Jan 19, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM
Glen OaksSat, Jan 26, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM

Jan
5
12:00PM

--to--

1:45PM

Saturday Afternoon Movies

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Saturday Afternoon Movie
1/5: " Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again" (2018, PG-13)
1/12: "The Producers" (2005, PG-13)
1/19: "Girl, Interrupted" (1999, R)
1/26: "A Star is Born" (2018, R)

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

Additional Dates


Jan
5
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Dogfest

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Enjoy dog-themed activities and crafts and see the movie trailer for "A Dog's Way Home" based on the bestselling novel by W. Bruce Cameron. Children ages 4-10 are welcome.


Jan
7
12:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Adult Gamers Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join our adult gamers club.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
7
12:15PM

--to--

1:00PM

Music and Movement for Infants and Toddlers

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Infants, toddlers, and caregivers enjoy songs, movement, finger plays, puppets, and other activities.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
7
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Watercolor Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Practice your skills and meet others to share experiences. Please bring your own supplies.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
7
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Maker Mondays

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Start the week off on a high note! Each Monday we will have craft supplies and templates available to creative teens who want to make their mark on the world: bracelets, paper crafts, duct tape, and more!

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

Additional Dates


Jan
8
1:15PM

--to--

3:30PM

Mahjong Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Play mahjong and share the fun, excitement, and camaraderie with others.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
8
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Teen Study Time

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

On Tuesdays we chill. Kick back with your homework or a good book.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
8
3:15PM

--to--

4:15PM

ProjectArt for Ages 4-7 (Group A)

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

ProjectArt offers free afterschool art classes for children ages 4-7. Materials will be provided. Please sign up at http://www.projectart.org/nyc.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
8
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Ping Pong Game Time

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Let's play ping pong. Everyone is welcome. Children 13 and under should be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
9
12:00PM

--to--

1:30PM

Accessible Programming at Glen Oaks: Arts and Crafts

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

Join us for creative arts and crafts programming and social time! Due to limited materials, preregistration for arts and crafts programming is required. To preregister, call Glen Oaks Library at 718-831-8636.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
9
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Child Safety

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Make sure you’re doing everything you can to create a safe environment for your family. Safety is a top priority both inside and outside of the home. This program will focus on the main safety issues inside the home. All are welcome!


Jan
10
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Elder Fraud Prevention in the Home and Community

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Daren Wilkes, Economic Crimes Bureau, Queens District Attorney's Office will help you learn how to protect yourself against elder fraud and how the DA's office can assist you if you have been a victim of fraud.


Jan
10
3:15PM

--to--

4:15PM

ProjectArt for Ages 4-7 (Group B)

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

ProjectArt offers free afterschool art classes for children ages 4-7. Materials will be provided. Please sign up at http://www.projectart.org/nyc.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
10
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

ProjectArt for Ages 8-12

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

ProjectArt offers free after-school art classes for children ages 8-12. Materials will be provided. Please sign up at http://www.projectart.org/nyc.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
10
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Meditation Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Experienced or beginning meditators are welcome to join the club and share breathing exercises and meditation techniques that may help to reduce stress.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
11
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Essay Writing Workshop

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This workshop is an opportunity for students to learn valuable approaches to write a convincing essay. We incorporate hip hop and personal experiences to keep students engaged and help students write an essay.


Jan
16
12:30PM

--to--

1:30PM

Accessible Programming: Music Therapy

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This is a collaborative music group where we'll use instruments, words, and/or pictures or other visual means to express parts of our identities. Expect to beat drums, dance, sing, rap, and bring in your favorite music so we can get to know each other. No musical experience is necessary. The music doesn't have to sound good; we just have to feel good! Due to limited materials, preregistration is required. To preregister, call Glen Oaks Library at 718-831-8636.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
18
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

College 101 : Pre College Prep and Tips for Surviving Freshman Year and Beyond

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

It is never too early to plan for college. These fun and interactive programs are offered to tweens and teens with a curiosity about how to prepare and what to expect freshman year and beyond. This program will be offered at the following locations, Cambria Heights, Central ,Flushing, Glen Oaks and Peninsula.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
19
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Time for a Change? Presented by Global Harmony House Meditation Center

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Are you resisting change? Do you hold onto old familiar habits even when they are limiting you and holding you back? Today let’s awaken to and realize our own potential and welcome inner change.


Jan
19
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Family Bingo

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Enjoy some quality family time playing Bingo for balloons! Families welcome.


Jan
22
10:15AM

--to--

11:45AM

Samsung Tablet Lesson

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

Come learn about Queens Library's Samsung tablets! The class will include how to review Queens Library status and account messages in the 'My Account' section, and how to access digital collections, including Freegal Music and Axis 360 eBooks. Samsung tablets may be borrowed after the class for one month, with three renewals possible. Preregistration is required. Call the library at 718-831-8636.


Jan
23
12:00PM

--to--

1:00PM

Accessible Programming: Read-to-Discuss Adult Literacy Programs

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

Engage with books through hands-on science experiences and social activities. Due to limited materials, preregistration is required. Please call Glen Oaks Library at 718-831-8636.


Jan
23
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Child Safety: Car Seat Education

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Make sure you’re doing everything you can to create a safe environment for your family. Safety is a top priority both inside and outside of the home. This program will focus on car seat safety. All are welcome.


Jan
24
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Healthy Homes

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Come learn from the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene about how older adults can keep their homes healthy. Some of the topics they will cover include how to avoid mold, chemical poisoning, and falls. All are welcome.


Jan
26
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Your Kidneys and You

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Learn why your kidneys are so important and what you can do to protect them. All are welcome.


Jan
28
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Adult Craft Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join us for an evening of fun and crafting. Each month we create something new.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
30
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Accessible Programming at Glen Oaks: NY Connects Resource Share

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

NY Connects is a trusted place to go for free, unbiased information about services, resources, and supports in New York State for people of all ages with any type of disability. Participants can get information by phone, online, or in person. Come learn more about NY Connects’ services, who is eligible, and how to access them. All are welcome.


Jan
30
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Adult Book Discussion

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Adult Book Discussion
1/30: "A Tree Grows in Brooklyn" by Betty Smith
2/27: " A Piece of the World" by Christina Baker Kline

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

Additional Dates


Feb
1
12:30PM

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1:30PM

Tai Chi

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Tai chi involves a series of movements performed in a slow, focused manner and accompanied by deep breathing. Come join us to help improve your balance and strength. Space is limited and this program is first-come, first-served (with room for up to 20 participants per session).

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

Additional Dates


Feb
2
12:00PM

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1:45PM

Saturday Afternoon Movies

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Saturday Afternoon Movies
2/2: "The Children Act" (2017, R)
2/9: "Half of a Yellow Sun" (2013, R)
2/16: "Damsel" (2018, R)
2/23: "Mao's Last Dancer" (2009, PG)

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

Additional Dates


Feb
2
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Basic Coding Classes for Kids

Location: Glen Oaks
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.

This program introduces children ages 8-12 (3rd to 7th grades) to the world of coding. Participants will learn basic HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to create their very first webpage. Attendance is required for all four sessions. Register in person or by calling 718-831-8636.

Glen OaksSat, Feb 9, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
Glen OaksSat, Feb 16, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM
Glen OaksSat, Feb 23, 20193:00PM - 4:30PM

Feb
7
12:30PM

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3:30PM

AARP Foundation Tax Preparation

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

IRS-TCE certified volunteers, sponsored by AARP Foundation, will complete and e-file your 2018 tax returns on a first-come, first-served basis. You must bring a NYS driver’s license or non driver’s ID; a copy of the 2017 return(s); SS card or ITIN for everyone on your return; SSA-1099 form; all W-2 , 1099R, 1099G, 1099 MISC or other 1099 forms; healthcare forms; self-employment records; 1098T from college; mortgage statement; and a cancelled check. AARP flyers are available at the library.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
9
1:30PM

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2:30PM

Solar One Energy Workshops

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

Join us for two sessions of energy education workshops that are hands-on experiences for children ages 7 to 12. These workshops foster a creative approach to design thinking, collaboration, and solving environmental challenges. Space is limited. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
9
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Uninfluenced by Negativity: Presented by Global Harmony House Meditation Center

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

How do I cope with negativity when it seems like it’s all around me? If I step back and see things from a different perspective, I can remain my own master. Then negativity will flow past me and not influence me.


Feb
21
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Heart Disease in Women

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Many women are affected by heart diseases, including high blood pressure, heart attack, and many more. For example, one in three adults have high blood pressure. But did you know that heart diseases don’t affect all women in the same ways as men? Come join us as doctors from Northwell Health arm us with facts and clarify some common myths. All are welcome!


Feb
23
2:30PM

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3:30PM

On Broadway: The '40s and '50s

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Vocalist Jenny Lynn Stewart and William Lewis on piano take you on a magical journey, singing showstoppers from Broadway by composers such as Richard Rodgers, Leonard Bernstein, Irving Berlin, and more.


Feb
27
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Accessible Programming at Glen Oaks: Fire Safety Education

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

The Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) is the largest fire department in the United States and is universally recognized as the world's busiest and most highly skilled emergency response agency. FDNY instructors will educate the public on important fire prevention strategies with a focus on adults who have disabilities. All are welcome.


Mar
27
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Accessible Programming: Bringing Your Best Self

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Bring your best self to every scenario, whether that is work, your personal life, or your social life. Come share and learn from facilitator Xian Horn, who is a writer, mentor, teacher, and activist who has cerebral palsy. All are welcome.


Apr
24
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Accessible Programming: Communication and Advocacy

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This program aims to bring adults with and without disabilities together to engage in open discussion. As allies, how can we advocate and support? What should we know? Come share with and learn from each other and facilitator Xian Horn, who is a writer, mentor, teacher, and activist who has cerebral palsy. All are welcome.


Date Formed: August 19, 2016

Current Board Members:

President - Harriet Peaceman
Vice President - Barbara Kaplan
Treasurer - Zarina Maher
Secretary - Mary Ann Leonard 
Member-at-Large - Joan L. Scguster; Dede Silverston; Gertrude Wolf; Patricia Woods 

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. 

Contact Info: Government and Community Affairs, Camille T. Barrett at 718-990-8583 or cbarrett@queenslibrary.org

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