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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF HOLLIS

Aug
16
12:00PM

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1:00PM

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.

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Aug
16
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Nutrition Workshop for Children

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

School-age kids will explore nutrition and its effect on the human body, as well as how to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
16
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.

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Aug
16
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.

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Aug
16
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.

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Aug
17
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Introduction to Microsoft Word

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Learn to how to use Microsoft Word. Create, edit, save, and print documents. Must sign up for both dates.

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

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Aug
17
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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Aug
17
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


Aug
18
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


Aug
20
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Introduction to Internet

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

In this introduction to the Internet, learn how to search the web and navigate the Internet.
Sign up at the reference desk for both dates.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
20
12:30PM

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2:30PM

Microsoft Word Basics

Location: Hollis
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 9 openings

Learn the basics of Microsoft Word in this workshop for beginning computer users.


Aug
20
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!


Aug
20
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 Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan on Aug. 20. Bring your opinions, reactions, and criticisms to share with the group.


Aug
20
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Book Discussion of "Manhattan Beach" and a Video Conference Call with Author Jennifer Egan

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for a discussion of "Manhattan Beach", the One City, One Book winner. The author Jennifer Egan, in her only video conference with a group in Queens, will Skype during the discussion to answer questions and tell us more about her writing process.
Don't miss this chance to see, through the power of the internet, the author of the book New Yorkers chose for summer reading.


Aug
20
4:30PM

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7:00PM

Monday Movie Matinee

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Come and join us in watching a movie.
8/13 "The Post" (2017, PG-13)
8/20 "Molly's Game" (2017, R)
8/27 "Finding Your Feet" (2017, PG-13)
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


Aug
21
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


Aug
21
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Book Buddies

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Read books with a buddy!


Aug
21
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.


Aug
22
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


Aug
22
2:00PM

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2:30PM

Math Games

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Math games and origami for kids.


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.


Aug
22
3:30PM

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5:30PM

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)


Aug
27
12:30PM

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2:00PM

Internet Basics

Location: Hollis
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 openings

Learn the basics of browsing the Web in this hands-on workshop for beginning computer users. No experience required!


Aug
27
1:00PM

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4:00PM

Harry Potter 20 - Movie Marathon!

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us as we celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the publishing of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone! We will be showing the Harry Potter movies all throughout the week August 27 - August 31 starting each day at 1pm.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
29
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Harry Potter 20th Anniversary Super Fan Quote Contest

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Are you a Harry Potter super fan? Fans will have an opportunity to test their Harry Potter knowledge at participating library locations. To enter you must identify the Harry Potter quote. If you answer correctly your name will be entered into the drawing to win Harry Potter prizes.


Aug
31
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Harry Potter 20 - Harry Potter Party!

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us in celebrating the 20 year anniversary of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone! Sorting, trivia, and butter beer for all!


Sep
4
1:15PM

--to--

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


Sep
5
11:30AM

--to--

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.

Additional Dates


Sep
6
1:00PM

--to--

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


Sep
7
12:15PM

--to--

1:00PM

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


Sep
7
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


Sep
8
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Computer Course (in Bengali)

Location: Hollis
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 September 8, 2018
Availability: 1 openings

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, Sep 15, 201810:30AM - 12:00PM
HollisSat, Sep 22, 201810:30AM - 12:00PM

Sep
8
1:00PM

--to--

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


Sep
12
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Movie Matinee

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Come and join us in watching a movie.
9/12 Ready Player One (2018, PG-13)
9/19 Chappaquiddick (2017,R)
9/26 Justice League (2017, PG-13)
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


Sep
17
3:00PM

--to--

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!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
22
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Poetry Writing Workshop

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Adults and teens are invited to learn about this fun way to express yourself and make your own poem!


Sep
22
3:00PM

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4:30PM

The Benefits of Organic Food for Your Family! (in Bengali)

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Learn what organic food is and how to distinguish it from non-organic food, and get recipes and tips
on how to incorporate nutrient-packed “superfoods” into your daily meal plan.


Oct
13
10:30AM

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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, Oct 20, 201810:30AM - 12:00PM
HollisSat, Oct 27, 201810:30AM - 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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