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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF MCGOLDRICK

Apr
23
1:00PM

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2:30PM

English Conversation Class

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Improve your English language skills with others.

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

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Apr
23
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Homework Help

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Homework help for kids grades K-6 is available on Mondays-Fridays 3-5pm and Saturdays 12-2pm.

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

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Apr
23
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Board Games

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Relax at the end of the day with board and card games.

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

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Apr
24
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Computer Class for Beginners

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Adults will learn computer basics. Topics include but are not limited to Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and email. Classes are not held on the last week of every month. Preregistration is required by phone or in person.

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

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Apr
24
2:00PM

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5:00PM

Korean Club

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Visit the library to discuss and watch classic Korean movies.

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

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Apr
25
11:00AM

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11:45AM

Bilingual Birdies presents Speaking Spanish storytime

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Preschool children and their parents /caregivers will enjoy a speaking Spanish storytime class.


Apr
25
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Korean for Beginners II

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

This class offers additional daily conversational skills and more vocabulary. Also this class covers Korean grammar and sentence patterns with a solid foundation of 4 aspects of language; listening, speaking, reading and writing. Completion of Korean for Beginners I is NOT required.


Apr
26
3:30PM

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4:15PM

Picture Book Time

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-5 years and their parent or caregiver are welcome to join us for stories, songs, finger plays, and crafts.


Apr
27
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us for simple songs, finger plays, and nursery rhymes. For children ages 6-18 months. Caregivers must be present.


Apr
27
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Family Playtime

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Come and play with toys and make new friends. For children ages 2-5.


Apr
27
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Family Movies

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us for various family movie screenings!

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

Additional Dates


Apr
28
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Family Crafts

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us for some fun family crafts. No registration required.


Apr
28
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Homework Help

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Homework Help for kids grades K-6 available Monday-Friday 3-6pm, Saturday 12-3pm.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
28
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Chess Club

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Everyone is welcome to learn the basics or improve their knowledge of chess.

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

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Apr
28
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Coding Club

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Kids learn about coding!

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

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May
2
11:00AM

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11:45AM

Toddler Time

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18 months to 3 years and their parent or caregiver are welcome to join us for stories, finger plays, songs, and crafts.

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

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May
2
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Fun with Origami

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Learn the art and craft of creating amazing origami projects from folded paper. All ages are welcome.

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

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May
2
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Korean for Beginners III

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

This class offers additional daily conversational skills and more vocabulary. This class also covers Korean grammar and sentence patterns with a solid foundation of four aspects of language: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Completion of Korean for Beginners II is NOT required.

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

Additional Dates


May
2
4:00PM

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4:45PM

"What a Wonderful World" Drawing Program

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Come and draw the lyrics of the Louis Armstrong song "What a Wonderful World", to celebrate the 50th anniversary of this beautiful song.


May
3
11:00AM

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11:45AM

Picture Book Time

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-5 years and their parent or caregiver are welcome to join us for stories, songs, finger plays, and crafts.

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

Additional Dates


May
4
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us for simple songs, finger plays, and nursery rhymes. For children ages 6-18 months. Caregivers must be present.

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

Additional Dates


May
4
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Family Playtime

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Come and play with toys and make new friends. For children ages 2-5.

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

Additional Dates


May
4
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Chair Yoga Irene

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

There's no need to bring a mat to this yoga class. Irene Failenbogen will teach techniques and exercises that can be practiced while seated in chairs. Space is limited. Preregistration is required. Please wear workout clothing and sneakers.


May
4
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Game Time for Teens

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Come join us for a Friday afternoon of fun games.

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

Additional Dates


May
5
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Cinco de Mayo Craft

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Come and make a Mexican sombrero for Cinco de Mayo.


May
12
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Mother's Day Craft

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Make a very special Mother's Day card for your mom.


May
12
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Laughter at the Library

Location: McGoldrick
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
17
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Korean Book Club

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Do you enjoy reading? Have you read a good Korean book lately? Share your reading experiences at the Korean Book Club.

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

Additional Dates


May
18
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Music and Dance from Mexico, a performance and interactive workshop for the entire family

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join Calpulli Mexican Dance Company - dancers and musicians - in a special program that combines performance and an interactive workshop that presents the traditional rhythms and movement of Mexico.

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

Additional Dates


May
19
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Family Crafts

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us for some fun family crafts. No registration required.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
15
11:00AM

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11:45AM

Funstatic Family Sing-Along

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Funstatic family sing-along for preschool children and their families/ caregivers.


Jun
29
2:00PM

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3:00PM

The Music, Bubble, and Comedy Show: Born To Read

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

“WE WERE BORN TO READ!” That's why libraries rock? Join Queens Library and Turtle Dance Music in this Music, Bubble and Comedy Show where children will be engaged with songs, comedy, bubbles, music technology, and original stories about why libraries rock!


Jul
11
3:00PM

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4:00PM

STEAM Program with the Girl Scouts of Greater New York

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Girls will engage in hands-on activities designed to spark their interest in STEAM concepts and careers, through the arts.


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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