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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF HOLLIS

Jan
18
3:30PM

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4:15PM

Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

The children will answer jeopardy game questions about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


Jan
19
11:30AM

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12:15PM

Storytime

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, fingerplays, 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


Jan
19
12:15PM

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12:45PM

Crayon Art

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Continue the fun after Story Time with coloring pages and crayons in the Children's Room!

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

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Jan
19
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Fun and Games

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us on Friday afternoon for a movie or Wii!

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

Additional Dates


Jan
20
10:00AM

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11:30AM

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 27, 201810:00AM - 11:30AM

Jan
20
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
24
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Kid's Movie

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for a kid's movie! Wednesdays at 3:30pm

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

Additional Dates


Jan
25
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Crafts for Kids

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us to create a fun, wintery craft for kids! 3:30-4:00pm in the Kid's Room!


Feb
1
3:30PM

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4:15PM

Harry Potter Activity

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us in celebrating Harry Potter Book Night!


Feb
8
3:30PM

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4:15PM

Mo Willems' Birthday Celebration

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us to celebrate Mo Willems' birthday with a fun craft.


Feb
10
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 at 718-465-7355 at the Hollis Library reference desk.

HollisSat, Feb 17, 201810:00AM - 11:30AM
HollisSat, Feb 24, 201810:00AM - 11:30AM

Feb
12
6:00PM

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7:15PM

Broken Heart Week: Urban Stages presents Venus & Adonis

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

In this one-woman show, Misha Bouvion presents the story of Venus and Adonis, using only Shakespeare’s text from his little-known poem about what happens when Venus, the goddess of love, faces rejection.
For all Broken Heart Week programs, visit http://queenslib.org/BHW18


Feb
15
3:30PM

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4:15PM

Black History Celebration

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us to celebrate Black History Month with Ms. Seales!


Feb
21
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Broken Heart Week: Winter Blues; Seasonal Affective Disorder

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

This time of year may have you feeling unlike yourself. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) affects approximately 3 million Americans each year. Join us for this health program which discusses SAD, its symptoms, impact and more. A de-stress activity will be included. For all Broken Heart Week programs, visit http://queenslib.org/BHW18


Feb
26
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Book Discussion of "Citizen: An American Lyric" by Claudia Rankine

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

In "Citizen: An American Lyric", Claudia Rankine explores the large and small ways racism impacts people of color every day of their lives. Join us for a discussion, facilitated by a St. John's University book discussion leader, of the emotions Rankine illuminates that come from experiencing and witnessing racism. Books will be available for circulation after Monday, January 22. This program is part of the Big Read in partnership with St. John's University.


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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