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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF MCGOLDRICK

Jul
21
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.

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Jul
21
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Healthy Living Style

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Come in to learn how to live a healthy lifestyle.

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

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Jul
21
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Coding Club

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Design and program your own video games using code. Learn important gaming concepts while building racing games, mazes, and other fun games. Must register with the librarian ahead of time.

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

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Jul
21
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Charades Fun

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join the fun of charade games.

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

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Jul
21
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Family Movies

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Come out of the heat and 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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Jul
21
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Pictionary Games

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us for fun Pictionary games.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
23
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Chess

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Come and play chess with your friends.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
23
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Summer Meals

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us Mondays through Fridays from 1-2pm for free summer meal for ages 0-18. First-come, first-served; space is limited.

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

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Jul
23
2:15PM

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4:15PM

Book Buddies (ages 6-8)

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Kids in grades 1-3, come and practice your reading with a teen buddy.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
23
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Wii Music

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Come and dance with our Wii music.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
23
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Chess and Games for Adults

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Adults are welcome to join us for an afternoon of chess and other games during the summer.

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

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Jul
23
5:30PM

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6:30PM

Bowling

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Come and bowl with us!

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

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Jul
23
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Puzzle Time

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Come and work on jigsaw puzzles of all types. Make new friends.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
24
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.

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Jul
24
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Free Summer Tutoring

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Students from Stuyvesant High School provide free English and math tutoring to children in 2nd to 5th grade. Preregistration is required. Space is limited.

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

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Jul
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.


Jul
24
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Arts and Crafts

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Make fun music-themed crafts for the summer.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
24
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Ping Pong Games

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Teens are welcome to come and challenge your friends or play for fun in a game of ping pong.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
24
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Uno Tournament

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us for an Uno tournament and make new friends.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
24
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Wii Games

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Come and play with our Wii gaming system.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
25
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Summer Storytime

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children ages two to five are invited for stories, songs, and finger plays.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
25
11:00AM

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11:30AM

Toddler Craft

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children ages two to five and their caregivers are invited to join us for a weekly story-themed craft.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
25
11:30AM

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12:30PM

Family Playtime

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Come 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


Jul
25
2:30PM

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3:15PM

STEM Science

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children ages six to nine are invited to join us for some cool STEM science activities.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
25
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Chess & Board Games

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Come and play monopoly or Connect Four and other various board games with your friends.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
25
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Step into Designing

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Teens are invited to create a series of creative designs over the summer break.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
26
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Arirang Workshop

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Are you tired? Do you miss your home and your family? Do you want to know what Korean people love to do when they feel homesick? Have you ever heard “Arirang”? This workshop will be suitable for anyone who is interested in the Korean language and culture.


Jul
26
5:00PM

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7:00PM

Movie Night

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Teens and adults are invited to join for a rated PG-13 or R movie night.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
26
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Fun Book Club

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us over the summer for a monthly book discussion:
July 19: "Heart and Soul" by Maeve Binchy
August 2: "Dog On It" by Spencer Quinn

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

Additional Dates


Jul
27
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Ages 6-18 months are invited to 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


Jul
27
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Family Playtime

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Children ages two to five are welcome to 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


Aug
8
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Korean Calligraphy Workshop

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Learn calligraphy from a Korean master and experience the beauty and art of this traditional art form done on special traditional Korean paper. Write your name. Do you want to keep it? Please join us!

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

Additional Dates


Aug
11
1:00PM

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5:00PM

Celebrate Korean and Indian Independence Day

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Let's come together to have a festive time enjoying the cultures and traditions of Korea and India at a celebration of each country's independence.


Aug
28
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Harry Potter 20: Owl Post Craft and Movie

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Join us for a Harry Potter movie, as well as a craft.


Sep
20
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Fun Book Club

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Please come to the book discussion at McGoldrick. We will be discussing "Dog On It," a mystery by Spencer Quinn. All adults are welcome to attend.


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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