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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF HOLLIS

Dec
11
1:15PM

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2:00PM

Toy Time

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Come play with us! Play with toys and socialize with other toddlers and their guardians! A fun time for all! Ages 1-3 years with parent or guardian.

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

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Dec
11
4:30PM

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6:00PM

English Conversation Group at Hollis Library

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us and practice your English language skills in friendly conversation with others. Preregistration is not required.

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

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Dec
12
11:30AM

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12:15PM

Storytime

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Ages 18-36 months, join us for stories, finger plays, songs, and fun!

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

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Dec
13
12:00PM

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1:30PM

Microsoft Word Computer Class

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Come learn how to use Microsoft Word to create documents and letters for daily use.


Dec
13
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Hollis All Star Stitchers - Knitting & Crocheting Club

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Whether you are experienced or just a beginner, come join the Hollis All Star Stitches. You can create projects for yourself or donate to the community. Please bring your own materials if possible.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
14
12:15PM

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12:45PM

Toddler Craft

Location: Hollis
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

Continue the fun after storytime with a toddler craft.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
14
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Friday Fun!

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for an afternoon of fun!

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

Additional Dates


Dec
15
10:00AM

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11:30AM

Microsoft Word (in Bengali)

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

Learn to create documents and work with tables. Part 1-Introduction to Microsoft Word; Part 2- Creating and saving documents; Part 3-Working with tables and printing. Participants should have basic computer skills and must attend all three classes. Preregistration is required. Please call the Hollis Library reference desk at 718-465-7355.

HollisSat, Dec 22, 201810:00AM - 11:30AM

Dec
17
12:30PM

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2:00PM

Basic Email Computer Class

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Come learn how to create and manage your email account.


Dec
17
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Hollis Adult Book CLub

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us on Mondays at 3 pm for book discussions and light refreshments: we will be reading "The Supremes Sing the Happy Heartache Blues" by E.K. Moore on 9/17, "Their Eyes Were Watching God" by Zora Hurston on 10/15, "And Then There Were None" by Agatha Christie on 11/19 and "Born a Crime" by Trevor Noah on 12/17. Pick up copies at Hollis Library about four weeks before each meeting. Bring your opinions, your reactions, and criticisms to share with the group!


Dec
17
4:15PM

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5:15PM

It's Time for Kind: T-shirts into Tote Bags Craft

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Bring two old T-Shirts if possible to this craft session where we turn the shirt into a tote bag, saving on the use of plastic bags for shopping. No sewing is necessary. It's Time for Kind -- be kind to the Earth! Please register at the Reference Desk before coming to the program. Adults and teens welcome. For more It’s Time for Kind programming, visit queenslib.org/itstimeforkind2018.


Dec
18
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Spelling Bee for Grades 3-8

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join the Hollis Library Spelling Bee and win a prize! Our winners will go on to compete at Central Library in May 2019.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
20
3:30PM

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4:00PM

Kids' Craft

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children ages 7 to 12 years old are invited to join us for a craft!


Dec
27
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Party Games

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Play fun party games like Pin the Tail on the Donkey and Musical Chairs!


Jan
2
11:30AM

--to--

12:15PM

Storytime

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Ages 18-36 months, join us for stories, finger plays, songs, and fun!

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

Additional Dates


Jan
4
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Friday Fun!

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for an afternoon of fun!

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

Additional Dates


Jan
5
1:00PM

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4:00PM

Video Game Club

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us on Saturday afternoons to play Wii, board games, and more!

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

Additional Dates


Jan
10
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Journal Writing Workshop

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Did you make a new year's resolution to start keeping a journal, but have no idea where to start? Perhaps you started one, but put it down long ago. Join us for an afternoon of guided journal writing prompts and suggestions for expressing yourself through journal writing. Please bring your journal or any blank notebook.


Jan
12
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Computer Course (in Bengali)

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

Learn how to turn on your computer and write an email. Part I - Introduction to the computer; Part II - Navigating the Internet; Part III- Creating your own email account. Participants are encouraged to attend all three classes. Preregistration is required. Please call the Hollis Library reference desk at 718-465-7355.

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

Jan
12
2:30PM

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4:00PM

Poetry Writing Workshop

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for a poetry writing workshop!


Jan
17
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Using Pinterest to Create Your Dream Board

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

You can learn to use Pinterest, a social media bulletin board, to create a Dream Board.


Jan
28
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Adult Book Club

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for book discussions and light refreshments. We will be reading and discussing the following books:
1/28: "The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion" by Fannie Flagg
2/25: "The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend" by Katarina Bivald
3/18: "The Rosie Project" by Graeme Simsion
4/22: "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens
You may pick up copies at Hollis Library about four weeks before each meeting.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
1
1:00PM

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4:00PM

AARP Foundation Tax Counseling For Low Income Older Adults

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

IRS 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; copy of the 2017 return(s); SS card or ITIN for everyone on your return; SSA-1099 form; all W-2s; 1099R, 1099G, 1099 MISC or other 1099 forms; healthcare forms; self-employment forms; 1098T from college; mortgage statement; and a cancelled check for refunds.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
9
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Microsoft Word (in Bengali)

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

Learn to create documents and work with tables. Part 1-Introduction to Microsoft Word; Part 2- Creating and saving documents; Part 3-Working with tables and printing. Participants should have basic computer skills and must attend all three classes. Preregistration is required. Please call the Hollis Library reference desk at 718-465-7355.

HollisSat, Feb 16, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM
HollisSat, Feb 23, 201910:30AM - 12:00PM

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. 

Date Formed:  August 30, 2017

Current Board Members:

President - Kathleen E. Jones

Vice President - Eddie Eddington

Treasurer - Tina S. Norfleet

Secretary - Beverly D. Sylva

Member-at-Large - Judi Raines

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