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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF HOLLIS

Oct
23
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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Oct
23
3:30PM

--to--

4:15PM

Teen Craft

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Continue the fun with teen crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
23
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

A Balloon Show with Nick The Balloonatic

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

In this fun-filled balloon show, Nick The Balloonatic will interact with children as he sculpts balloons, laughs, and jokes, making everyone feel special. Crazy hats, animals, and your favorite characters will be raffled off for children to take home.

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

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Oct
24
1:15PM

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3:00PM

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.

Additional Dates


Oct
24
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Frightful Flicks

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

It's that time of year! Join us for a spooky movie!

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

Additional Dates


Oct
25
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


Oct
27
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.


Oct
30
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Halloween Costume Party

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Come show off your costume at our Halloween party!


Oct
31
11:30AM

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12:15PM

Spooky Storytime

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us in costume for a spooky storytime as we read Halloween books and sing Halloween songs. Ages 0-4.


Oct
31
12:15PM

--to--

12:45PM

Halloween Parade

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Bring your toddler in costume to march in our spooky parade!


Nov
1
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!

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

Additional Dates


Nov
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


Nov
2
12:15PM

--to--

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


Nov
2
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


Nov
3
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

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!

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Movie Matinee

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Welcome to the Hollis movie matinee - feel free to bring your snacks.
We'll be viewing the new documentary, "Whitney" (2018, R).


Nov
6
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


Nov
8
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Nutrition Workshops for Children Ages 6-12

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6 to 12 will learn about nutrition in a fun and interactive way. This program focuses on nutritious food choices. Children will learn the five food groups and why healthy eating is important for their bodies.


Nov
10
10:30AM

--to--

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, Nov 17, 201810:30AM - 12:00PM
HollisSat, Nov 24, 201810:30AM - 12:00PM

Nov
19
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


Dec
8
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, Dec 15, 201810:30AM - 12:00PM
HollisSat, Dec 22, 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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