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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF MCGOLDRICK

Feb
19
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.

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

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Feb
19
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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Feb
19
3:30PM

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4:15PM

Tell Me a Story

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

The librarian will share songs and stories with the children.

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

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Feb
19
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Board Games

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children can join us for daily board games after school.

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

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Feb
20
11:00AM

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11:45AM

Toddler Time

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18 months to 3 years and their parents or caregivers 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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Feb
20
11:45AM

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12:15PM

Coloring Time

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us for some fun coloring time!

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

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Feb
20
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Korean for Beginners II

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

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 I is not required.

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

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Feb
21
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.

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Feb
21
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.

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Feb
22
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.


Feb
22
11:30AM

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12:00PM

Family Playtime

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

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


Feb
22
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Traveling Shoes: Black Migrations - "Goin' To Chicago"

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Come see a documentary newsreel stream about the personal stories of Chicagoans born in the Mississippi Delta and their migration to the north from the rural south during and after World War II. For more Traveling Shoes programming, visit https://queenslib.org/travelingshoes19.


Feb
22
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Air Hockey Games

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Teens are welcome to come in and play a game of air hockey.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
23
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Family Crafts

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

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


Feb
23
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Family Movies

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Come join us for exciting and fun family movies, rated G or PG.

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

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Feb
23
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Music Appreciation for Kids

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us as we listen to classical music and discuss the lives of the composers.


Feb
23
2:00PM

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3:00PM

I-Heung Lee in Concert

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Classical pianist I-Heung Lee performs the works of Mozart, Schumann, Liszt, Chopin, Czerny, and others.


Feb
23
2:00PM

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3:00PM

LEGO Robotics Club

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

In partnership with NYC First, McGoldrick Library brings robotics and coding to the community. Kids and teens (grade 4-8) will learn how to code and use LEGO EV3. By following simple directions, they will be able to code and control their own robot to walk, talk, drive, grab, and spin. Registration is required.

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

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Feb
23
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


Feb
25
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Classic Starts for Kids

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us as we read some of the classics (easy versions) and then discuss. This program is for school-age children.


Feb
25
5:30PM

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6:30PM

Chess for Adults

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Adults are welcome to join us for a night game of chess.


Feb
28
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Fun Book Club

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Come to McGoldrick on Thursday, February 28, where we will be discussing the book 'A Man Called Ove' by Fredrik Backman.


Mar
1
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.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
1
11:30AM

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12:00PM

Family Playtime

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
1
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Ping Pong Games

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Teens are welcome to come to play ping pong games.

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

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Mar
2
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Family Crafts

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
1:00PM

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1:45PM

Music Appreciation for Kids

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us as we listen to classical music and discuss the lives of the composers.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Pathway to U.S. Citizenship: Becoming a U.S. Citizen and Building Your Civic Knowledge

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Are you ready to become a U.S. citizen? Sessions are in English and include a workshop and basic civics education.
3/02 - Are you ready to be a U.S. citizen?/Introduction to American history
3/09 - Required documents and more/Introduction to American government and politics
3/16- Common barriers to naturalization/American culture and geography
3/23- Naturalization interview and beyond/Review of 100 questions

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

Additional Dates


Mar
2
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Chinese Book Club

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Get a copy of our monthly Chinese book. Book discussion will take place on the first Saturday of every month.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Classic Starts for Kids

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us as we read some of the classics (easy versions) and then discuss. This program is for school-age children.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
4:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Tell Me a Story

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

The librarian will share songs and stories with the children.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
6
11:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

Toddler Time

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18 months to 3 years and their parents or caregivers 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.

Additional Dates


Mar
6
11:45AM

--to--

12:15PM

Coloring Time

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us for some fun coloring time!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
15
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Solar One Energy Workshops

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

Join us for three sessions of energy education workshops that are hands-on experiences for children ages 7 to 12. These workshops foster a creative approach to design thinking, collaboration, and solving environmental challenges. Space is limited. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
16
11:00AM

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1:00PM

St Patrick's Day Family Craft

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Come and join us for a fun St Patrick's Day craft.


Mar
20
4:30PM

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5:00PM

Inspiring Women In Science: Bingo

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us for a fun game of Bingo and learn about inspiring women in science.


Mar
23
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Harmonizing Relationships Presented by Global Harmony House Meditation Center

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Understanding ourselves better is the key to understanding others and enhancing our relationships. We will explore how to know and connect with our true selves to be the person we are meant to be, free of neediness and positive in all our interactions. Learn to build trust in relationships, to discover the true meaning of love, and to connect heart to heart with people.


Mar
25
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Board Games for Adults

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

We will be learning the adult strategy game NOX, a deck building game.


Mar
25
5:30PM

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6:30PM

Adult Game Night

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

We will be learning and playing the fun strategy game NOX.


Mar
28
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Fun Book Club

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

We will be talking about the book "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr.


Apr
1
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Board Games for Adults

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

We will be playing the board game Machi Koro.


Current Board Members:
President - Soo Jin Kim
Vice President - Lynn Hwang
Treasurer - Barbara Chien
Secretary-Jieun Yi

 

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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