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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF GLEN OAKS

Nov
24
2:00PM

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3:45PM

Family Movie: "Lego Batman Movie"

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Watch the "Lego Batman Movie"!


Nov
25
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


Nov
25
12:00PM

--to--

1:45PM

Saturday Afternoon Movie

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

November 4: "Queen of Katwe"; November 18: "Everything, Everything"; November 25: "The Beguiled".


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Nov
25
2:30PM

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4:30PM

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 9-12 (4th 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 three sessions. Register in person or by calling 718-831-8636


Nov
25
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Long Island's Favorite Acapella Group: The Traditions

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This acapella group has performed with virtually all of the legends of rock'n'roll and R&B, including the Platters, the 5 Satins, and the Little Anthony & The Imperials, among others. Hear the great songs they recorded with all-time favorites such as "Teardrops", "It's All in the Game", and more.


Nov
27
12:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Adult Gamers Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

We welcome players of various card and board games, including bridge, canasta, chess, dominoes, and more! For adults only.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
27
12:15PM

--to--

1:15PM

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


Nov
27
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


Nov
27
4:00PM

--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


Nov
27
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Zumba Gold

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This class is perfect for active older adults who are looking for a fun dance workout at lower-intensity. Come ready to sweat and leave feeling strong. This class focuses on all elements of fitness: cardio, muscular conditioning, flexibility and balance!

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

Additional Dates


Nov
28
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


Nov
28
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen Study Hall

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Come study with us! During this time the teen area is a quiet zone to study.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
28
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Ping Pong Game Time

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Let's play ping pong. Everyone is welcome. Children under thirteen 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


Nov
29
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Art History Lecture Series

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Nine sessions of art history in three libraries, led by Mary Dono.


Nov
29
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Hump Day: Board Games

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

You made it to Wednesday! Come to Glen Oaks Library and enjoy some board games to celebrate.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
30
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


Nov
30
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


Nov
30
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Moving For Life: Dance Exercise for All

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Moving for Life incorporates dance and Qi Gong, accompanied by different types of music to accentuate the body-mind connection.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
1
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

English Conversation Classes

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


Dec
1
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

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
1
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen Video Games

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

You made it to Friday! Come play video games with us!

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

Additional Dates


Dec
2
12:00PM

--to--

1:30PM

Saturday Afternoon Movie

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

December 2: "Beatriz At Dinner"; December 9: "Shall We Dance"; December 16: "Love Actually"; December 23: "Love the Coopers"; December 30: "New Year's Eve".

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

Additional Dates


Dec
2
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

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 9-12 (4th 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, Dec 9, 20173:00PM - 4:30PM
Glen OaksSat, Dec 16, 20173:00PM - 4:30PM
Glen OaksSat, Dec 23, 20173:00PM - 4:30PM

Dec
7
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Quilting Project: Cathedral Window

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

In this three-session workshop, Alacia Stubbs will demonstrate how to create easy quilting designs. Preregistration is required; call 718-831-8636 Participants should bring at least 1.5 yards of three different fabrics that complement each other and matching thread. Cotton is recommended.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
7
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Spanish Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Do you speak Spanish?
Join to talk about anything and everything including film, music, cooking and news.
Meet guest authors and connect with new friends.


Dec
8
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

Genealogy Workshop

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

A two-part genealogy workshop presented by instructor Diane Warmsley, genealogist and family historian.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
12
10:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Microsoft PowerPoint for Beginners

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Online or by phone
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. If you wish to register, check availability for program date December 12, 2017
Availability: 10 openings

Topics include creating and editing slides, changing design and colors, inserting pictures and illustrations, and presenting a slideshow. Basic computer skills are required. Space is limited, and preregistration is required. Participants must attend all classes.

Glen OaksTue, Dec 19, 201710:15AM - 12:00PM

Dec
13
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Adult Book Discussion: "The Wangs vs. The World"

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

'Loved it or hated it, comes talk about this book". "The Wangs vs. The World" by Jade Chang.


Dec
14
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Meditation Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Experienced or beginner, join the club and share breathing exercises and meditation techniques that may help to reduce stress.


Dec
18
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Adult Craft Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Make crafts, and make friends!


Dec
20
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Health Chat for Seniors: Cognition and Aging

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Dr. Yael Cukier, Northwell Health, will speak about how aging affects cognition and memory and what you can do to keep your mind functioning optimally at this month's health talk for older adults, presented by Naturally Occurring Retirement Community Without Walls (NORC WOW). A question-and-answer session will be part of the presentation and blood pressure screenings will be available from 1:30-1:45PM.


Dec
23
3:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Christmas Jazz

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Jazz vocalist Steve Cromity and His Trio celebrate the holidays with this performance of your favorite, classic Christmas songs.


Dec
26
1:15PM

--to--

2:15PM

Adventure in Literature

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This program offers children ages 6-8 years an opportunity to be exposed to nonfiction books and award-winning children's literature through story books, dramatization, cool crafts, and music.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
27
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Family Movie

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Wednesday, December 27: "Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie"
Friday, December 29: "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul"

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

Additional Dates


Dec
27
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Musical Theater with Dena Perlmutter

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

In this three-week musical theater workshop, children ages 7-9 will engage in theatre games and dancing. This fun-filled event will ignite creativity and confidence. This program is free. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
2
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


Jan
2
4:00PM

--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
10:30AM

--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
4
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
4
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


Jan
4
6:00PM

--to--

7:45PM

Spanish Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Do you speak Spanish?
Join to talk about anything and everything including film, music, cooking and news.
Meet guest authors and connect with new friends.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
4
6:00PM

--to--

6:45PM

Moving For Life: Dance Exercise for All

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Moving for Life is a self-care fitness program using gentle warm-ups, light aerobics, and targeted strength in a way that is safe, 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 and fitness level. We start where you are, so you don't have to worry if you haven't been moving in a while. This class is open and fun for everyone! Come join us for music, dance and laughs!

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

Additional Dates


Jan
5
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
5
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mother Goose

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Children, ages 6-24 months, and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
5
11:15AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays 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


Jan
5
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
5
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

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
6
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
6
12:00PM

--to--

1:30PM

Saturday Afternoon Movie

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Saturday Afternoon Movies
Saturday, January 6th - "The Glass Castle"
Saturday, January 13th- "Australia"
Saturday, January 20th - "The Last Face"
Saturday, January 27th- "Lady Macbeth"

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

Additional Dates


Jan
6
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Adult Coding Club

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 adult participants to the world of coding. Participants will learn basic HTML, CSS and JavaScript to create their very first webpage. Basic computer skills and keyboard skills are required. Attendance is required for all four sessions. Register in person or by calling 718-831-8636.

Glen OaksSat, Jan 13, 20183:00PM - 4:30PM
Glen OaksSat, Jan 20, 20183:00PM - 4:30PM
Glen OaksSat, Jan 27, 20183:00PM - 4:30PM

Jan
8
12:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Adult Gamers Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

We welcome players of various card and board games, including bridge, canasta, chess, dominoes, and more! For adults only.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
8
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
8
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
8
5:30PM

--to--

7:15PM

Action Mondays at the Movies

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

1/8: "John Wick: Chapter 2"; 2/5: "The Hitman's Bodyguard"; 3/5: "Kingsman: The Golden Circle"; 4/2: "The Fate of the Furious"; 5/7: "Atomic Blonde"; 6/4: "Taken 3".

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

Additional Dates


Jan
11
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Meditation Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Experienced or beginner, 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
22
6:00PM

--to--

7:30PM

Monday Night Karaoke

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Monday, January 22, 2018 @ 6 p.m.
Monday, February 12, 2018 @ 6 p.m.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
29
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Adult Craft Club

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join us for crafting fun!

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

Additional Dates


Jan
31
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Adult Book Discussion

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

1/31: "The Muralist" by B.A. Shapiro
2/28: "The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead

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

Additional Dates


Feb
1
12:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Tax Preparation Assistance

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

IRS-trained counselors will help you complete your 2017 personal income tax return. Bring a copy of your 2016 income tax return(s); Social Security card for yourself and anyone else listed on your tax return; or SSA-1099 form if you received Social Security benefits; all W-2 , 1099 forms, and other income documents for tax year 2017; unemployment compensation 1099G; A photo ID is required for the taxpayers. The program is hosted by AARP Tax Aide Volunteers, on a first come first served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
3
12:00PM

--to--

1:45PM

Saturday Afternoon Movie

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Saturday Afternoon Movies
Saturday, February 3rd: "The Book of Henry"
Saturday, February 10th: "The Verdict"
Saturday, February 17th: "The Big Sick"
Saturday, Febrary 24th: "Battle of the Sexes"

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

Additional Dates


Feb
21
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Family Movie

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Wednesday, February 21: "Deep" Rated PG
Friday , February 23: "The Emoji Movie" Rated PG

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

Additional Dates


Mar
14
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Paper Mache Craft Project

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

A paper mache art project with teaching artist Richard Estrin. Registration is required. Contact 718-831-8636. For older adults.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
20
12:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Intermediate Drawing

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

An intermediate level two session class. Enjoy the opportunity to continue to develop drawing skills with teaching artist Richard Estrin. Registration is required. Call 718-831-8636

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

Additional Dates


May
23
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Art History Lecture Series

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Art History series led by Mary Dono
May 23 Van Gogh and Gauguin
May 30 Female Impressionists

Older Adult Services
Funded by Madeleine Long

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

Additional Dates


Jun
1
12:30PM

--to--

2:30PM

Intermediate Level Watercolor/Drawing project

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

Creative Aging: Intermediate Level Drawing and Watercolor Learn perspective and portrait techniques using both mediums. (This course is designed for those who have already taken a basic watercolor and drawing course.) Registration is required. Call 718-831-8636

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

Additional Dates


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 - Gertrude Wolf 

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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