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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF GLEN OAKS

Sep
24
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Back-to-School: Wish Bags

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Make a wish! We'll be making wish bags for the school year, complete with a personalized wish to put inside. Come get yours!


Sep
24
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Adult Craft Mondays

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Adult Craft Mondays
Monday, July 30th @ 6 p.m.
Monday, August 27th @ 6 p.m.
Monday, September, 24th @ 6 p.m.
Monday, October 29th @ 6 p.m.
Monday, November 26th @ 6 p.m.

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Sep
25
1:15PM

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3:00PM

Mahjong CLub

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

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

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Sep
25
1:15PM

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2:15PM

Zumba Gold Workshop

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Zumba Gold instructor Suzanne Windland will teach dance moves mixed with exercise for an effective low-impact workout. Wear loose clothing and sneakers. First-come, first-served.

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

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Sep
25
3:15PM

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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.

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Sep
25
3:30PM

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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.

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Sep
25
4:00PM

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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.

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Sep
25
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Back-to-School: Google-fu

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Do you have trouble researching your papers? Is Wikipedia "not a reliable source"? Up your essay game by learning how to find and identify resources online!


Sep
26
10:15AM

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11:00AM

Older Adults Day: Podogeriatric Care: The Management of Foot Care for Older Patients

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Dr. Stanley Chen from New York Hospital Queens leads this lecture about podogeriatric care, the management of foot care for older patients. This is part of Older Adults Day at Glen Oaks.


Sep
26
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Older Adults Day: Stenciling Project

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

We're making a watercolor project with teaching artist Karen Fitzgerald. Registration required. Call 718-831-8636 to register. This is part of Older Adults Day at Glen Oaks.


Sep
26
11:15AM

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12:00PM

Older Adults Day: Brain Games

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Exercise your mind and test your long-term and short-term memory at a discussion led by registered nurse Kathy Moran.


Sep
26
12:15PM

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1:00PM

Older Adults Day: Healthy Eating

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Elissa Meditz, MS, RD, CSO, CDN, outpatient clinical dietitian/nutritionist from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, leads this Healthy Eating for Older Adults program, part of Older Adults Day at Glen Oaks.


Sep
26
1:15PM

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2:00PM

Preventing Falls: Reduce Your Risk

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Do you worry about falling? Learn what you can do to reduce your risk and build confidence in your ability to move around freely and independently.
Speaker: Alan Ho, PT, DPT, Senior Physical Therapist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center


Sep
26
1:30PM

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2:30PM

Older Adults Day: Music and Movement Workshop for Seniors

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Linda Choldenko leads a music and movement workshop for seniors 50+. Ms. Choldenko is a professional dancer, director, and choreographer. She worked on Broadway, off Broadway, in regional theatre, touring companies, and in Paris and Montreal. She has been a Teaching Artist with Lincoln Center for 20 years, along with working with America Ballet Theatre and New York City Ballet.


Sep
26
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Older Adults Day: Love Songs from Around the World

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Cantor Irene Failenbogen is a singer-songwriter from Buenos Aires, Argentina. She is a crossover artist who has performed in operas, musical comedies, and theatre. She was trained as a Hazzan in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and lead liturgical services for Rosh HaShanah, Yom Kippur, and Shabbat. Celebrate the world in music on Older Adults Day at Glen Oaks.


Sep
26
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Hump Day Board Games

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Halfway through the week! Reward yourself with some gaming.

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

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Sep
26
3:30PM

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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.

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Sep
27
12:00PM

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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.

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Sep
27
12:00PM

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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.

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Sep
27
1:00PM

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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.

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Sep
27
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.

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Sep
27
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Virtual Realiteen

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Come use our Oculus Rift headset! Parental permission required.

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

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Sep
27
4:30PM

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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.

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Sep
27
5:30PM

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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.

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

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Sep
27
6:00PM

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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.

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Sep
28
10:15AM

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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.

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Sep
28
10:15AM

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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.

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Sep
28
11:00AM

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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.

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Sep
28
1:00PM

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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.

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Sep
28
1:00PM

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2:15PM

Banned Books Week: To Kill A Mockingbird, A Performance Reading in the Style of Radio Drama

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

In this dramatization from the Pulitzer Prize winning novel "To Kill A Mockingbird," the trial of Tom Robinson—a black man accused of a crime he did not commit - is seen through the eyes and actions of his defense attorney Atticus Finch and Finch's 9-year-old daughter Scout.


Sep
28
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Instagram Launches IGTV To Compete With YouTube

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Learn what IGTV is!
• What this means for YouTube
• How to use IGTV for your business
Presenter: Jay Acosta is a entrepreneur and owner of JRA Media, a full-service digital firm servicing small businesses across NYC. He is known for his social media outside-the box-thinking, trendspotting, and growth hacking.


Sep
28
3:30PM

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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.

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Sep
28
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Code Academy Python Basics

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.

Come learn how to program in Python! Registration required. Participants must attend the full course.

Glen OaksFri, Oct 5, 20183:30PM - 4:30PM
Glen OaksFri, Oct 12, 20183:30PM - 4:30PM
Glen OaksFri, Oct 26, 20183:30PM - 4:30PM

Sep
29
10:00AM

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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.

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Sep
29
12:00PM

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1:30PM

Saturday Afternoon Movie

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

9/8: "Under The Tuscan Sun" (2003, PG-13)
9:15: "Wonder" (2017, PG)
9/22: "Chappaquiddick" (2017, PG-13)
9/29: " The Hero" (2017, R)


Sep
29
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Open House for NYC Schools and Student Success

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Visit our table on the children's floor from 2-4pm for information on programs and resources available at the library to help you throughout the school year. Free giveaways while supplies last!


Sep
29
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Intermediate 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.

Children ages 9-12 (4th to 7th grades) will expand knowledge of coding using HTML, CSS, and Java Script and learn techniques to improve their webpage making skills. This program is open for children who have completed basic coding classes. Attendance is required for all four sessions. Register in person or by calling 718-831-8636.


Sep
29
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Meet the Author: "Hidden History of Queens" by Richard Panchyk

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Queens has a history filled with fascinating firsts, cool characters, and ramshackle ruins. Join us as author Richard Panchyk reveals some of the “Hidden History of Queens” including the nation's first modern highway, the first-ever transatlantic flight, the eerie remnants of Fort Tilden in the Rockaways, and the rifle range at Creedmoor Park.
Books will be available for sale and signing.


Oct
1
12:00PM

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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.

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Oct
1
12:15PM

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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.

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Oct
1
1:30PM

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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.

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Oct
1
3:30PM

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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, papercraft, duct tape and more!

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

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Oct
1
4:00PM

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8:00PM

SHSAT Practice Exam with the Princeton Review

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Take this free, full-length practice test to find out how you might score on the real SHSAT! Your personalized score report pinpointing your strengths and weaknesses will help you know what to focus on as you prep. Preregistration is required. You can register by calling Glen Oaks library at 718-831-8636 or in person at the lower level reference desk.


Oct
1
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Climate Reality: Causes, Consequences, and Solutions to Climate Change

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

The Climate Reality Project was founded and chaired by Nobel Laureate and former US vice president Al Gore to catalyze a global solution to the climate crisis. Join the conversation with Climate Reality Leaders, among thousands of volunteers in 135 countries trained by Al Gore to educate the public about climate change, to discuss where we are today, and how to implement change.


Oct
2
10:15AM

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12:00PM

Basic iPad for Adults

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Get to know your iPad and learn the essential performing basic operations. Bring your own iPad. Participants must attend both sessions. Registration is required at the Reference Desk.
Participation is first-come, first-served; space is limited.

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

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Oct
3
10:15AM

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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


Oct
4
6:00PM

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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.

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Oct
6
12:00PM

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1:45PM

Saturday Afternoon Movie

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

10/6: "Man with a Golden Arm" (1955)
10/13: "Sense and Sensibility" (1995, PG)
10/20: "Arranged" (2007)

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

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Oct
6
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Goosebumped!

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Ever wonder why you get goosebumps? Want to learn how to write a scary story? Come find out! See a clip of the movie "Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween," make a craft and enter a raffle to win a prize. Children ages 6-12 are welcome.


Oct
13
3:00PM

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4:00PM

How to Be Happy No Matter What - Presented by Global Harmony House Meditation Center

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

We seek happiness everywhere, but how does one find true and lasting happiness that is not dependent on anything or anyone? Join us to explore how to create the mindset that will allow us to experience everlasting happiness.


Oct
15
6:00PM

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7:00PM

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! Open to families with children up to 11 years old.


Oct
16
1:15PM

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2:15PM

Music and Movement Workshop for Seniors

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Linda Choldenko leads a music and movement workshop for seniors 50+. Ms. Choldenko is professional dancer, director, and choreographer. She worked on Broadway, off Broadway, and in regional theatre, touring companies, and in Paris and Montreal. She has been a Teaching Artist with Lincoln Center for 20 years.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
17
11:30AM

--to--

1:30PM

Creative Aging: Stenciling Project

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

We're making a watercolor project with teaching artist Karen Fitzgerald. Registration required. Call 718-831-8636 to register.


Oct
17
2:00PM

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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 foot calluses-- what they tell you about your ankle, knees, hips and back, presented by Dr. Raisa Bakshiyev, September 19th and how you can reduce stress with Dr. Joseph Diamond on October 17th.


Oct
18
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Diabetes

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

We always hear about diabetes, but what is it really? What is it doing to our bodies? Why do so many people have it? Come learn all of this, as well as some tips to prevent and manage it at this program delivered by Northwell Health. All are welcome.


Oct
20
2:30PM

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4:00PM

A Culture Connection Five Year Anniversary Celebration: "Give My Regards to Broadway"

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This anniversary celebration will take you on a journey through a century of theater music. Alicia Krakauer will perform songs from the Jazz Age of the 1920s to present day with enough variety to guarantee something for everyone in attendance. She will sing standards that we all know and love and a few lesser known gems too. Song styles will range from classic to jazzy to contemporary. To reserve your free tickets, visit https://aliciakrakauer2018.eventbrite.com/?aff=listing.


Oct
20
3:00PM

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4:00PM

International Observe the Moon Night

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Celebrate International Observe the Moon Night by learning about the phases of the moon with a fun activity in the children's room! Ages 6-11 invited to participate.


Oct
27
12:00PM

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1:15PM

Film Screening of "Diwal'Oween" and a Conversation with Filmmaker Shilpa Mankikar

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Award-winning filmmaker Shilpa Mankikar is the writer/director/producer of the multicultural family comedy "Diwal'Oween" about two friends who try to introduce their parents on the night when Diwali falls on Halloween Fright Night, but everything goes wrong. This web series won the Best Family Series at Baltimore New Media WebFest and the Audience Award and Best Actor at Jersey City Popup Fest. It is appropriate for everyone 7 and up.


Oct
31
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Book Discussion

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Book Discussion
"The Golem and the Jinni" By Helene Wecker, Wednesday 10/31
"Behold the Dreamers" By Imbolo Mbue, Wednesday 11/28

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

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Nov
1
12:00PM

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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.

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Nov
3
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Writing Workshop with New York Writers Coalition Leader Alison Lowenstein

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Reimagine End of Life Week is a city-wide exploration of big questions about life and death through creativity and conversation. Join NY Writers Coalition for a special creative writing workshop exploring end-of-life themes. NYWC’s Workshop Leader, the playwright and author Alison Lowenstein, will lead the group through writing prompts touching on legacy, endings, and imagination - or you can write what you feel. Share in the dialogue about loss, denial, wonder, and preparation through writing.


Nov
6
1:15PM

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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.

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

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Nov
6
4:00PM

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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.

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Nov
7
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Investor Education - St. John's University

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This program is presented by St. John's university students from the School of Law Securities Arbitration Clinic. Topics will include common scams, tips to avoid being a victim, protecting your investments, types of investments, and how to track your investments.


Nov
14
2:00PM

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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.

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

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Dec
1
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Animal Show with Jason Reilly

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join Jason Reilly as he introduces his animal friends. Children will learn where these animals are from, what they eat, when they sleep, and how they protect themselves. Meet frogs, bugs, a bunny, guinea pigs, chinchillas, mice, reptiles, birds, hermit crabs, and a chicken. Enjoy dancing, singing, and a surprise activity at the end of the show.


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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