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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF MCGOLDRICK

May
26
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.


May
26
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.

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May
26
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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May
26
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


May
26
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


May
29
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.

Additional Dates


May
29
4:00PM

--to--

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.

Additional Dates


May
30
4:00PM

--to--

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.

Additional Dates


May
30
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
31
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.


May
31
11:00AM

--to--

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.


Jun
1
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

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


Jun
1
11:00AM

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11:45AM

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


Jun
1
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


Jun
2
11:00AM

--to--

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
4
1:00PM

--to--

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.

Additional Dates


Jun
5
10:30AM

--to--

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.

Additional Dates


Jun
6
11:00AM

--to--

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.

Additional Dates


Jun
7
3:30PM

--to--

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.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
12
2:00PM

--to--

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.

Additional Dates


Jun
14
6:00PM

--to--

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.


Jun
15
11:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

Funtastic Family Sing-Along

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

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


Jun
16
11:00AM

--to--

1:00PM

Father's Day Craft

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Come and make a Father's Day card for your dad.


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
2
12:00PM

--to--

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
2
1:00PM

--to--

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.

Additional Dates


Jul
2
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
2
4:30PM

--to--

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
2
5:30PM

--to--

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.

Additional Dates


Jul
2
6:30PM

--to--

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
3
10:00AM

--to--

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


Jul
3
2:30PM

--to--

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
3
3:30PM

--to--

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
3
4:30PM

--to--

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
5
5:00PM

--to--

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
6
10:30AM

--to--

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
6
11:00AM

--to--

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


Jul
7
11:00AM

--to--

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


Jul
7
2:00PM

--to--

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.

Additional Dates


Jul
7
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.

Additional Dates


Jul
11
10:30AM

--to--

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
11
11:00AM

--to--

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
11
11:30AM

--to--

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
11
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
11
2:30PM

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3:30PM

What's Kimbap? It’s not Sushi

Location: McGoldrick
Registration: Not required

Kimbap (sometimes spelled gimbap) is made with steamed white rice and dried seaweed, which is of course similar to the Japanese version.

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

Additional Dates


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.


Jul
11
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
11
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


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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