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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF MITCHELL-LINDEN

May
29
11:00AM

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11:30AM

Toddler Time

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Join Mrs. H for songs, finger plays, and enjoyable simple picture books for toddlers ages 6 to 36 months. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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

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May
29
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mother Goose

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Join us for songs & finger plays for toddlers & their parents.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
12:00PM

--to--

12:30PM

Coloring Club

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Toddlers & their parents color.

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

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May
29
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Mahjong Club

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Join in the fun of mahjong in our non-instructional weekly session.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Teen Game Day

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Help us unlock characters in Super Smash Bros! This is open to 6th-12th graders.

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

Additional Dates


May
30
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Game Day at Mitchell-Linden

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Kids have fun playing board games and lots more!

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

Additional Dates


May
31
12:30PM

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2:00PM

Keanu Reeves Movie Marathon

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

May is Keanu Reeves Movies Month. Join us for screenings of these blockbuster movies.
5/3: "The Replacements" (2000, PG-13)
5/10: "The Matrix" (1999, R)
5/17: "The Matrix Reloaded" (2003, R)
5/24: "John Wick" (2014, R)
5/31:"John Wick Chapter 2" (2017, R)
Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.


May
31
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Children's Friday Matinee

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Kids age 12 and under with their parents or guardians are invited to screenings of blockbuster children's movies.
5/3: "The Lion King" (1994, PG)
5/10: "The Lego Movie 2" (2019, PG)
5/17: "The Secret Life of Pets" (2010, PG)
5/24: "How to Train Your Dragon" (2010, PG)
5/31: "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World" (2019, PG)
Seating is limited and available first-come, first-served.


Jun
1
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Language Learning Group for Beginners in Mandarin Chinese

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

Have you ever wished you could speak Mandarin Chinese? Learn how to use Transparent Language Online and benefit from an eight -week group learning experience too! You will need a Queens Public Library card and a computer, tablet, or smartphone to access Transparent Language to do your weekly assignments. Bring your device to the first session for help in setting up your Transparent Language Online account. Space is limited and preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
1
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Chess & Games

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Join us for an afternoon of games & chess. Kids, come have fun, play, and practice your skills.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
4
3:00PM

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4:00PM

The Book Club at Mitchell-Linden

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Join us for a discussion of "The Boys In The Boat" by Daniel James Brown. From the depths of the Depression, nine working-class boys form the American West went on to shock the world by beating Nazi Germany's rowing team at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. This is a heartening tale of true grit and remarkable achievement.


Jun
5
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Let's Make Some Noise: Love Is Love Is Love

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Love knows no color, shape, or form. In this program, families and kids get to use their imagination along with colorful paper, markers, and crayons to make hearts or whatever shape/creature they think love is (pandas, unicorns, etc.). Creations will then be added a Love Is Love Is Love collage.


Jun
7
12:30PM

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2:00PM

Kevin Hart Movie Marathon

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

June is Kevin Hart Matinee Month. Join us for screenings of his blockbuster movies.
6/7: "Central Intelligence" (2016, PG-13)
6/14: "Wedding Ringer" (2015, R)
6/21: "Get Hard" (2015, R)
6/28: "Ride Along" (2014, PG-13)

Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
7
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Children's Friday Matinee

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Kids age 12 and under with their parents or guardians are invited to screenings of blockbuster children's movies.
6/7: "The Emoji Movie" (2017, PG)
6/14: "Annie" (2014, PG)
6/21: "Christopher Robin" (2018, PG)
6/28: "The Nutcracker and the Four Realms" (2018, PG)
Seating is limited and available first-come, first-served.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
11
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Immigrant Heritage Month: Map Your Story

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

This family/kids' activity will allow customers trace their family's journey to the United States. An accessible map will be provided to facilitate this fun and enlightening program.


Jun
12
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Father's Day Craft

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Kids are welcome to create a beautiful craft for Father's Day.


Jun
20
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Laughter at the Library

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Special Services presents comedian Mark Brier, who shares his unique humor, including jokes, anecdotes, and impressions, in a fun-filled program.


Jun
25
4:00PM

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5:00PM

A Reptile "Edventure" with Erik Callender

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

This fun-filled educational experience gives children age 6 and up a unique opportunity to see and learn about The Reptile Guy's animal science, rescue, and awareness. Meet reptiles, amphibians, and even some large insects from around the world.


Jul
1
12:00PM

--to--

12:30PM

Mother Goose

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Join Mrs. H for songs & finger plays for toddlers & their parents.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
1
12:30PM

--to--

1:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Come and join Mrs. H for songs, finger plays & simple story books for toddlers & their parents.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
1
1:00PM

--to--

1:30PM

Coloring Club

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Toddlers & their parents color.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
1
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Book Buddies

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Join us to share a love of words. We're beginning a Book Buddies program where teen volunteers will read to younger kids. Join us as a reader or a listener!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
1
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen Game Day

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Join us for a game of Super Smash Bros and other types of games. This is open to 6th-12th graders.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
1
5:00PM

--to--

6:30PM

Game Day at Mitchell-Linden

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Kids have fun playing board games and lots more!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
2
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

The Book Club at Mitchell-Linden

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Join us for a discussion of "The Faithful Spy" by Alex Berenson. John Wells is the only CIA agent to ever penetrate Al-Qaeda, biding his time and building his cover. The CIA no longer trusts him and he's replaced with high-tech intelligence gathering. As the mastermind plans a historical devastating attack in the US, Wells and a lone handler must find a way to stop this attack.


Jul
2
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Arts & Crafts

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Children in grades kindergarten to 6, come join us and create beautiful crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
3
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Mother Goose

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Come and join Mrs. H for songs & finger plays for toddlers & their parents.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
3
11:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Come and join Mrs. H for songs, finger plays & simple story books for toddlers & their parents.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
3
12:00PM

--to--

12:30PM

Coloring Club

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Toddlers & their parents color.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
3
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Mahjong Club

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Join in the fun of mahjong in our non-instructional weekly session.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
3
3:30PM

--to--

5:00PM

Teen Arts & Crafts

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Teens in grades 6 to 12 are invited to stop by and create awesome crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
6
10:30AM

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12:30PM

2019 Summer Tutoring Program

Location: Mitchell-Linden
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.

Additional Dates


Jul
6
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Game Day at Mitchell-Linden

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Kids have fun playing board games and lots more!

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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