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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF HOLLIS

Jun
22
11:30AM

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12:15PM

Storytime

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

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

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

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Jun
22
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Kids' Movie

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for a kids' movie!

May 4 - Ferdinand (2017, PG)
May 11 - Jumanji (2017, PG-13)
May 18 - Paddington (2017, PG)
May 25 - Peter Rabbit (2018, PG)


Jun
23
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.


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Jun
23
1:00PM

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4:30PM

Eid Mubarak: A Celebration with Performances and Sweets

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Members of the Bangladesh Institute of Performing Arts will entertain the audience with cheerful songs and dances. On this joyous occasion, they will offer samples of traditional Bangladeshi sweets and demonstrations of henna hand painting. Food and supplies are limited; first-come, first-served.


Jun
26
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.

Additional Dates


Jun
26
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Queens Library Rocks! with Mr. Chris's Musical Experience

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children will engage in a high energy and interactive show with Mr. Chris featuring music, song, and dance with an educational twist. Come kick off Summer Reading and pick out great books to read over the Summer. For children ages 6-12. Space is limited.


Jun
27
12:15PM

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12:45PM

Pre-K Craft

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

Continue the fun after storytime with a pre-K craft.


Jun
27
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Summer Lunches

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children ages 0-18 may come for a free school lunch on weekdays during the summer. First-come, first-served; space is limited.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
27
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Adult Movie: "Father Figure"

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Please join us for an afternoon movie at Hollis featuring "Father Figures" (2017, R).
You are welcome to bring snacks!


Jun
28
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Hollis All Star Stitches - 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.


Jun
28
6:00PM

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6:30PM

Pajama Storytime

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, finger plays, and fun! Feel free to dress children in slippers and pajamas and bring a favorite stuffed animal. Enjoy juice and cookies. For ages 18 months-5 years.


Jun
29
4:00PM

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5:15PM

The Queens Symphony Brass Quintet presents Broadway Show Tunes

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Enjoy this performance of music from Broadway shows featuring favorite selections by Gershwin, Ellington, Youmans, Cohan and others.


Jun
30
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Poetry Writing Workshop featuring Guest Poet Mary Giaimo

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Adults and teens are invited to learn about this fun way to express yourself and make your own poem! This month's workshop will be taught by guest poet Mary Giaimo.


Jul
2
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Computer Class for Adults

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Computer Classes for Adults
Mondays July 2, 9,16, 2018 at 12-1 pm: Introduction to computers, Internet, and email.
Learn basics computer skills in these classes. Must sign up for all three classes.
Fridays, July 6,13,20, 2018 at 11am - 12pm: Introduction to Microsoft Word. Learn how to create, edit, save, and print documents.
Must sign up for all three classes.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
2
5:00PM

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7:00PM

Monday Movie Matinee

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Monday Movie Matinee
Come and join us watch a movie at 5pm.
7/2 - "Black Panther" (2018, PG-13)
7/9 - "Commuter" (2018, PG-13)
7/16 - "The Hurricane Heist" (2018, PG-13)
7/30 -"I Can Only Imagine" (2013, PG)

Feel free to bring your own snacks.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
5
2:30PM

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3:15PM

Nutrition Workshop for Kids and Teens

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

This program will explore how the body works, eating a balanced meal, reading food labels, and being active for 60 minutes a day.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
5
6:00PM

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6:30PM

Pajama Storytime

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18 months to five years are invited to join us for stories, finger plays, and fun! Feel free to dress children in slippers and pajamas and bring a favorite stuffed animal. Enjoy juice and cookies.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
6
11:30AM

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12:30PM

Reading Rocks

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18 months to 5 years are invited to join us for musical 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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Jul
7
11:00AM

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11:45AM

Saturday Sock Hop

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Come rock your socks off at the Saturday Sock Hop! Dance, play, and meet new friends! Ages 18 months - 4 years welcome.

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

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Jul
7
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.

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Jul
9
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Singin' in the Stacks

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Sing along with popular vocal and instrumental tracks, karaoke style! Join us and rock on!

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

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Jul
10
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Book Buddies

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Read books with a buddy!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
10
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Coding for Kids: Game Design

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Kids ages 8-12 can take summer computer classes for coding. There will be Game Designing using CS First Google Scratch. Participants must sign up for classes.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
11
12:30PM

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1:00PM

Pre-K Craft

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

Continue the fun after storytime with a pre-K craft.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
11
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Rockin' Reels

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for a kids' movie!
7/11 Camp Rock(NR)
7/18 Sing(PG)
7/25 Coco(PG)
8/1 Frozen Sing-A-Long(PG)
8/8 High School Musical 2(NR)
8/15 Annie(PG)

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

Additional Dates


Jul
12
3:30PM

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4:00PM

Rock, Paper, Scissors!

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children in kindergarten through sixth grade are invited to join us to make a rockin' summer craft!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
13
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Friday Fun!

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for an afternoon of fun! We will be making exciting crafts and doing amazing activities. One book report is required.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
16
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 One Perfect Lie by Lisa Scottoline on May 14, Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier on June 18, Every Day by David Levithan on July 16, and The Supremes Sing the Happy Heartache Blues by Edward
Kelsey Moore on Aug. 20. Bring your opinions, reactions, and criticisms to share with the group.

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

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Aug
22
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Theatricks by Phil

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

End summer the right way by participating in a magic show by Mr. Phil!

Sponsored by Marc Haken, Chair, Community Board 8, Youth, Education, and Library Committee


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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