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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF MIDDLE VILLAGE

Dec
19
4:30PM

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5:15PM

Holiday Book Wrapping & Exchange

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Join us for a creative book wrapping session! Learn how to add a little jazz to your wrapping and spice up your gift giving. Please bring a well-loved book from your collection if you would like to participate in the book exchange.


Dec
20
4:30PM

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6:30PM

Chess Club

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

A time for chess play and instruction for kids ages 6-11.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
21
3:30PM

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4:15PM

Holiday Craft

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Join us for a holiday craft! This will be an opportunity to create something fun to take home for a holiday decoration.


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Dec
28
3:00PM

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4:30PM

It's Time For Kind: Family Movie

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Join us for a family movie where we will be watching Wonder (2017, PG). This is an extraordinary movie that showcases kindness!


Jan
2
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Toddler Storytime is for children ages 1 to 3. Join us for stories, finger plays, puppets, activities, and songs!

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

Additional Dates


Jan
3
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Afternoon Movie Matinee

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Please join us at 2PM every Thursday for a classic film from the 1930s through 1960s.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
4
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Mother Goose Time/Picture Book Open Play

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Mother Goose Time is for children 18 months to 2 years of age. Join us for songs, finger plays, and stories.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
5
10:30AM

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12:30PM

ASVAB Preparation

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Come to prepare for the ASVAB exam.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
8
11:00AM

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11:45AM

Basic Computer Class

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Come learn the basics of how to operate a computer. Learn about the different peripheral devices that come along with your computer and how to use them.


Jan
8
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Classical Music Hour

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Please join us for an hour of soothing classical music every Tuesday at 3PM.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
8
4:00PM

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4:45PM

The Crafting Corner

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Join us in the crafting corner to make something fun you can take home!

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

Additional Dates


Jan
9
4:00PM

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4:45PM

Home School Community Group - LEAP!

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Join us for Literary Escapades and Projects (LEAP) for kids! Each week there will be a live performative reading followed by a hands-on project.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
11
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Community Spelling Bee

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 30 openings

Join us for our annual community spelling bee! Children in grades 3 through 8 are invited to participate. Participants should register ahead of time online, by phone, or in person. Study materials are available at the information desk in the children's room.


Jan
15
11:00AM

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11:45AM

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Do you own an android tablet, cell phone, laptop or iPad? Would you like to learn to use it? Bring your device for basic step-by-step guidelines on how to set up and work with your device.


Jan
18
3:30PM

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4:15PM

Middle School Book Club: "A Wrinkle in Time"

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Join us for our middle grade book club where we will be reading "A Wrinkle in Time" this month!


Jan
25
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Family Movie: "A Wrinkle in Time"

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Patrons of all ages are welcome to join us for a screening of "A Wrinkle in Time" (2018, PG).


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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