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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF HOLLIS

Apr
26
11:00AM

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11:45AM

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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Apr
26
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Volunteers assist grade school children with homework and school assignments during after school hours, approximately 4pm to 6pm, Monday to Friday.

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

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Apr
27
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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Apr
29
12:30PM

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1:30PM

Computer Basics

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Come learn the basic steps of how to operate a computer for daily use.

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

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Apr
30
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.

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May
2
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Basic Internet

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Come and learn how to navigate the Internet and search for information more easily.

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

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May
2
1:00PM

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3:30PM

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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May
4
11:00AM

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12:30PM

How To Navigate Windows 10 (in Bengali)

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Windows 10 is the most powerful operating system that Microsoft has ever made, but it's also the most complex. While the user interface is extremely intuitive, you will learn how to dig a little deeper to customize your experience, get maximum performance, and make the most of features
such as the Cortana voice assistant, Edge browser, and multiple desktops.


May
6
12:30PM

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1:30PM

Basic Email

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Come learn how to create and manage your email account.

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

Additional Dates


May
8
4:00PM

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5:15PM

Pearl Bracelet and Earring Workshop for Adults

Location: Hollis
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 8 openings

Melody Burns leads this craft class where participants learn how to create a beautiful pearl bracelet and earring set. Preregistration is required; materials will be provided; class is limited to 15 participants.


May
9
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Microsoft Word Computer Class

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


May
9
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Mother's Day Craft

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children will make a nice Mother's Day craft to give to their moms.


May
11
2:30PM

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4:00PM

Poetry Workshop

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Come join us in reading and writing poetry in a variety of styles in order to develop our own creative, imaginative, and poetic skills. First-time poets as well as more experienced writers are welcome!


May
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 for the Money" by Janet Evanovich on 5/20, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot on 6/17, "Another Brooklyn" by Jacqueline Woodson on 7/22, and "Persuasion" by Jane Austen on 8/19. Pick up copies four weeks before each meeting; 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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May
20
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Laughter at the Library

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Special Services presents comedian Mark Brier, who shares his unique humor, including jokes, anecdotes, and impressions, in a fun-filled program.


May
22
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Fused Glass Jewelry Making Workshop for Adults

Location: Hollis
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 openings

Learn about and make fused glass jewelry. Materials will be provided. Preregistration is required; class is limited to 20 participants.


May
30
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Healthy Brain, Healthy Life

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Sunnyside Community Services/Care NYC will give insight into the best ways to reduce the risk of cognitive impairment as we age. Learn the steps to take to have a healthy brain and a healthy life by experiencing techniques designed to keep your brain happy and well.


Jun
5
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Create Your Own Jewelry Box: A Crafts Workshop for Adults

Location: Hollis
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Phyllis Ger teaches you how to create a beautiful jewelry box, to keep or give as a gift, in different shapes from materials you might have discarded. Preregistration is required. Space is limited. Materials will be provided.


Jun
8
12:00PM

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4:00PM

Bring Your Story: 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
12
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Aliens: Escape from Earth with Sciencetellers

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Throughout the intergalactic story, children 6 to 12 will get to discover the unbelievable world of science through experiments and demonstrations with chemical reactions, polymers, pressure, inertia, energy, explosions and so much more! Don’t miss this action-packed and educational alien adventure. It's totally out of this world! This program is free. Space is limited. Preregistration is required.


Jun
13
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Father's Day Craft

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Make your own Father's Day gift for your dad, grandpa, or uncle.


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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