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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF HOLLIS

Nov
20
12:30PM

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1:30PM

Computer Classes for Adults

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

As an introduction to computers and the internet, learn basics skills on how to use a computer on Mondays.


Nov
20
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Adult Book Club

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us 9/18 to discuss "A Thousand Splendid Suns" by Khaled Hosseini, 10/23 at 4pm to discuss "The Rent Collector" by Camron Wright, 11/20 at 4pm to discuss "Major Pettigrew's Last Stand" by Helen Simonson and 12/18 at 4pm to discuss "Our Souls at Night" by Kent Haruf.

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

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Nov
20
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Typing Lab for Adults

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Learn how to type and use the keyboard. This program will help you improve your typing skills.


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Nov
23
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Knitting & Crocheting Club

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for Hollis' newest club - learn to knit or crochet. Please bring your own materials - and ask a friend to join you!

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

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Nov
24
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Fun and Games

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us on Friday afternoon for a movie!

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

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Dec
2
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Language Learning Group for Beginners in Spanish

Location: Hollis
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 7 openings

Have you ever wished you could speak Spanish? Learn how to use Transparent Language Online and benefit from a 10-week group learning experience too! You will need a Queens Library card and a computer, tablet, or smart phone to access Transparent Language to do your weekly assignments. Bring your device to the first session for help in setting up your Transparent Language Online account. Space is limited and preregistration is required.


Dec
5
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Beginning a Business: Fall Series

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Day 1 How to Start a business
Day 2 Business Plan Writing
Day 3 Marketing Strategies
Day 4 Selling to the government & global market

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

Additional Dates


Dec
8
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Holiday Crafts with Audrey Bright-Green

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

Create your own holiday card at this workshop for children ages 8 to 12. Children will learn about Artist Georges Seurat's way of painting, which is called Pointillism, where tiny dots of different colors are used to create beautiful images.


Dec
11
5:30PM

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6:30PM

Childhood Asthma

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

What is childhood asthma? How do our lungs work? At this interactive program, we will be making our own lungs! We will also learn about asthma, its causes and ways to treat it.


Dec
14
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Winter Craft

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us to make a winter craft.


Dec
21
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Winter Origami

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children will develop a winter scene using origami shapes.


Dec
21
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Winter Origami

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

The children will develop a winter scene using created origami shapes. Thursday, December 21 at 3:30pm in the Children's Room.


Jan
8
6:00PM

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7:15PM

Jazz and Civil Rights: A Talk with the Author of "Phoebe's Fantasy" Hugh Wyatt

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Did you know that Jewish impresario Phoebe Jacobs cajoled the mafia and the music industry to save the careers of Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington? Or that Duke Ellington helped to integrate nightclubs? Discover the forgotten history of jazz, mafia and civil rights with journalist and author of "Phoebe's Fantasy", Hugh Wyatt.


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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