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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF HOWARD BEACH

Oct
20
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Playdate for Infants and Toddlers

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Bring your babies! Join us for early development fun and socialization using books and toys. Space for everyone!

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

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Oct
20
1:00PM

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5:00PM

Sudoku & Various Puzzle Club

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Join us for various types of puzzles like Sudoku, word search, & mazes!

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

Additional Dates


Oct
20
2:00PM

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2:30PM

Spelling Bee

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Spelling bee for 3rd-4th graders and 5th-6th graders.

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

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Oct
20
2:30PM

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3:00PM

Spelling Bee Grades 5-6

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Join us at our spelling bee for 5th-6th graders.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
20
3:00PM

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3:30PM

Spelling Bee Grades 7-8

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Join our spelling bee for 7th-8th graders.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
22
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Playdate for Infants and Toddlers

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Bring your babies! Join us for early development fun and socialization using books and toys. Space for everyone.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
23
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Kids' Discovery Club

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Something new every week! Will it be science? Art? Math? There is always a surprise for kids ages 6-12 and their friends and families.

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

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Oct
24
11:30AM

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12:30PM

Toddler Time

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Children ages 12-36 months and their caregivers will read, color, and have fun together.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
24
4:00PM

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4:30PM

Spelling Bee Grades 3-6

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Spelling bee will be held weekly for 3rd-4th graders and 5th-6th graders.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
25
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Read for the Record

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Join people all across America in Jumpstart's 'Read for the Record.' We'll be reading this year's selection "Maybe Something Beautiful" by F. Isabel Campoy and Theresa Howell.


Oct
25
5:00PM

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6:30PM

Chess Club

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Join us every Thursday at 5pm for a friendly game of chess. All ages and levels welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
26
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Knitting and Crochet Group

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

If you like to knit and crochet, the library invites you to meet up and share techniques and patterns with one another. You must bring your own supplies.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
26
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Family Movie Afternoon

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Join us every Friday for an afternoon movie! October's Line Up:
10/5: "Rampage" (Rated PG-13)
10/12: "Acrimony" (Rated R)
10/19 "Disney’s: Z.O.M.B.I.E.S" (Rated G)
10/26 "Insidious: The Last Key" (Rated PG-13)


Oct
27
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Prepare for Your Care: Learn How to Have Your End-of-Life Wishes Honored

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Reimagine End of Life Week is a city-wide exploration of big questions about life and death through creativity and conversation. A workshop leader from Reimagine will first lead participants in creating personal six word memoirs and then provide the tools for participants to identify wishes for medical care when living with a progressive or serious illness or at end of life. Learn how to talk more effectively with doctors and family and friends about your wishes and those of loved ones.


Nov
2
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Family Movie Afternoon

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

November Movies
11/2 - Avengers: Infinity War (2018, PG-13)
11/9 - Deadpool 2 (2018, R)
11/16 - Pacific Rim: Uprising (2018, PG-13)
11/23 - Sherlock Gnomes (2018, PG)
11/30 - Life of the Party (2018, PG-13)

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
1:00PM

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4:00PM

Sudoku & Various Puzzles Club

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Drop in anytime the library is open to join us for various types of puzzles like Sudoku, word search, & mazes!

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
2:00PM

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4:00PM

"Saturday Night Fever"

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Join us for a viewing of "Saturday Night Fever" (1977).


Nov
7
11:30AM

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12:30PM

Toddler Time

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Children ages 12-36 months and their caregivers will read, color, and have fun together.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
8
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Storytime

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Let's read picture books together!

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

Additional Dates


Nov
16
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

You're invited to a Stuffed Animal Sleepover! Drop off your stuffed animal on Friday, November 16 at 4 pm. You will make a sleep mask for your friend and complete an activity sheet about him or her. Come back Saturday, November 17 after 2 pm to find out what kinds of mischief and fun your friend got into during their sleepover.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
17
2:00PM

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3:00PM

A Balloon Show with Nick The Balloonatic

Location: Howard Beach
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.


Nov
21
3:30PM

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4:30PM

DIY Adults: Reversible Holiday Blocks

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Decorate for the holidays with handmade reversible blocks. One side will be for Thanksgiving and the other for Christmas. All of the supplies and instructions will be provided.


Dec
6
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Little Kids Craft

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Join us for arts and crafts fun.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
7
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Family Movie Afternoon

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

December Movies
12/7 - Blockers (2018, R)
12/14 - Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (2018, PG-13)
12/21 - Show Dogs (2018, PG)
12/28 - Ocean's 8 (2018, PG-13)

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

Additional Dates


Dec
19
3:30PM

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4:30PM

DIY Adults - Holiday Ornaments

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Holidays are a great time to express your creativity! Join us as we make holiday inspired ornaments.


Thank you for your interest in the Friends of the Library at Queens Library.

We currently do not have a Friends group at this location, however, kindly contact the Friends Administrator (friends@queenslibrary.org) to find an active Friends group near you. 

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. 

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