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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF HOLLIS

Jul
21
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!

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Jul
21
2:30PM

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3:30PM

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!

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Jul
23
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!

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Jul
24
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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Jul
24
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Book Buddies

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Read books with a buddy!

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Jul
25
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!

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Jul
25
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.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Jul
25
2:00PM

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2:30PM

Math Games

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Math games and origami for kids.

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Jul
25
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)

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Jul
26
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.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Jul
26
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Summer Health and Safety Part 2

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for part 2 of our educational summer health and safety series!


Jul
26
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.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Jul
26
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.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Jul
26
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!

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Jul
26
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.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Jul
27
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.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Jul
30
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.


Jul
31
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.

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Aug
13
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.

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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
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.

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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
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
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 Chamber of Secrets! 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.

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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!


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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