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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF MCGOLDRICK

Sep
24
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Homework Help

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

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

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

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Sep
24
5:30PM

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6:30PM

Chess for Adults

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Adults are welcome to join us for an afternoon game of chess.


Sep
25
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Korean Movie 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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Sep
26
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.


Sep
27
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.


Sep
28
11:00AM

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11:30AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-18 months can join us for simple songs, finger plays, and nursery rhymes. Caregivers must be present.


Sep
28
11:30AM

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12:30PM

Family Playtime

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-5, come and play with toys and make new friends.


Sep
28
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Fun with Wii Games

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Come and enjoy playing Wii games with other players.


Sep
29
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.


Sep
29
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.


Sep
29
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Open House for NYC School and Student Success

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Students and their families are welcome to stop by to sign up for library cards, meet staff at McGoldrick, and learn about resources, programs, and services at Queens Library. There will be giveaways of back-to-school supplies for students.


Sep
29
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


Oct
2
10:00AM

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11:00AM

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.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
4
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Coding Club

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children ages 8 and above will learn how to code using Scratch.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
6
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.

Additional Dates


Oct
12
4:00PM

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5:30PM

How To Improve Parent-Child Communication—In Korean

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

This workshop is in Korean and you will get to know how your child communicates, avoid lectures & listen up. Being an active listener when speaking to your child is an important skill to practice as well as telling positive stories & finding time to talk every day.


Oct
13
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Green Your Cuisine: Delicious Tips for Healthy Eating

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us for a food demonstration and education about how to choose, prepare and cook foods that are nutritious and delicious. All are welcome.


Oct
15
5:30PM

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6:30PM

Learn the Boardgame Splendor

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Come to McGoldrick to learn the board game Splendor. Splendor is an easy to learn but challenging to play board game involving strategy.


Oct
19
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Ping Pong Challenge Tournament

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Teens are welcome to come and learn how to play a game of ping pong.


Oct
25
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Fun Book Club

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

We will talk about the book "Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain" by Oliver Sacks.


Oct
25
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Fun Book Club

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

We will be discussing the book "Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain" by Oliver Sacks.


Oct
27
1:00PM

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2:00PM

American Sign Language

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Come learn the basic of American sign language.


Nov
3
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Film Screening and Discussion of "My Love, Don't Cross that River"

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Reimagine End of Life Week is a city-wide exploration of big questions about life and death through creativity and conversation. As part of this event, we will screen "My Love, Don't Cross that River," a documentary of an elderly couple, married for 76 years, that captures their everyday life and simple acts of affection. Following the screening, we will discuss the film and the idea death is not the opposite of life, but part of it.


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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