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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF MCGOLDRICK

Oct
22
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.

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

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Oct
22
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Board Games

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Daily board games for children after school.

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

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Oct
23
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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Oct
23
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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Oct
24
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.


Oct
24
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Korean for Beginners

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 23 openings

Do you want to read all Korean signs? Do you want to watch Korean dramas and movies without English captions? Do you want to say hello to your Korean neighbors? Do you want to order Korean food in Korean? Then this class is for you.
Preregistration is required. Please preregister online or call in English 718-461-1616.

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

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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
25
3:30PM

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4:15PM

Picture Book Time

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

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


Oct
25
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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Oct
26
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.


Oct
26
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.


Oct
27
11:00AM

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11:45AM

Family Crafts

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

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


Oct
27
1:00PM

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2:00PM

American Sign Language

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Come learn the basics of American sign language.


Oct
27
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Coding Club

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Create. Code. Tell Stories.
Create and share your own digital stories!

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

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Oct
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.

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Oct
31
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Halloween Costume Contest

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Come one and all to our annual Halloween costume contest for children of all ages! Prizes will be awarded.


Nov
2
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Animal Science with "Erik The Reptile Guy"

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

In this Rescue and Awareness Animal Science presentation, children will meet Erik the Reptile Guy's newest rescued animals. This presentation discuss topic of the life cycles, food webs, adaptation, endangered species, and conservation of a variety of reptiles. Come meet live frogs, lizards, snakes, and more as Erik the Reptile Guy teaches respect and awareness of nature! For youth, children, and families. For children ages 6-12.


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.


Nov
3
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.


Nov
29
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Fun Book Club

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

We will be discussing the book "A Man Called Ove" by Fredrik Backman.


Dec
20
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Fun Book Club

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Do you have a book you are reading now or have read recently that you really enjoyed or didn't enjoy? Come to McGoldrick on Thursday December 20 at 2PM. We want to hear from you as we discuss books and share them with each other.


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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