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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF MITCHELL-LINDEN

Jan
22
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Homework Help

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Need help with your homework? Come to the Mitchell-Linden Library and our teen volunteers will help you with your homework. Grades K-6 are welcome!

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

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Jan
23
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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Jan
23
11:30AM

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12:00PM

Mother Goose

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

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

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

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Jan
23
12:00PM

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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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Jan
23
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Tai Chi with Jenny Kim

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Instructor Jenny Kim teaches participants a gentle form of martial arts often referred to as "meditation in motion." Space is limited. First-come, first-served.

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

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Jan
23
3:30PM

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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.

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Jan
24
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Origami for Adults

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Learn beginners' basic origami. Come and learn how to make classic origami techniques. Adults only.

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

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Jan
24
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.

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Jan
25
12:30PM

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2:00PM

January Blockbuster Matinee

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

January is Blockbuster Matinee Month. Join us for screenings of blockbuster movies.
1/4: "Jurassic World" (2018, PG-13)
1/11: "Night School" (2018, PG-13)
10/18: "Ant-Man and The Wasp" (2018, PG-13)
10/25: "Crazy Rich Asians" (2018, PG-13)
Seating is limited and available first-come, first-served.


Jan
25
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.
1/4: "Lego Movie" (2014, PG)
1/11: "Smallfoot" (2018, PG)
1/18: "Wreck it Ralph" (2012, PG)
1/25: "Sherlock Gnomes" (2018, PG)
Seating is limited and available first-come, first-served.


Jan
26
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.

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Jan
31
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Lunar New Year: Learn How to Make Korean-Style Pumpkin Porridge, Hobakjuk

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Hobakjuk is a Korean- style pumpkin porridge. It has a rich aroma, great taste, and numerous nutritional values. Come and learn how to make smooth, colorful hobakjuk and warm up from the winter weather! This program is on a first-come, first-served basis. Queens Library is not responsible for any illnesses, allergies or adverse reactions from tasting food.


Feb
1
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Black History Month: Movie Month

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Join us for screenings of black history movies. 2/1: "Black Panther" (2018, PG-13) 2/8: "BLACKkKLANSMAN" (2018, R) 2/15: "42" (2018, PG-13) 2/22: "Selma" (2014, PG-13) 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


Feb
1
3:30PM

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4:30PM

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.
2/1: "Teen Titans Go To The Movies" (2018, PG)
2/8: "Incredibles 2" (2018, PG)
2/15: "Frozen" (2013, PG)
2/22: "House With a Clock on the Walls" (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.

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Feb
4
2:30PM

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4:00PM

ESOL Conversation Group

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Join us for an ESOL conversation group. Practice your English-speaking skills through basic conversation. This group is for students with a basic knowledge of English.

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

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Feb
6
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.

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Feb
7
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Irene Failenbogen Performs songs from Latin America

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Argentian-born singer and musician Irene Failenbogen performs songs of Latin America.


Feb
14
2:30PM

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3:45PM

Traveling Shoes: Black Migrations - "Goin' To Chicago"

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Come see a documentary newsreel stream about the personal stories of Chicagoans born in the Mississippi Delta and their migration to the north, from the rural south, during and after World War II. For more Traveling Shoes programming, visit https://queenslib.org/travelingshoes19.


Feb
16
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Broken Heart Week: Sing-Along Screening of "Frozen"

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

When their kingdom becomes trapped in perpetual winter, fearless Anna joins forces with mountaineer Kristoff and his reindeer sidekick to find Anna's sister, Snow Queen Elsa, and break her icy spell. Join us for a screening and sing-along of favorite songs such as “For the First Time in Forever,” “Fixer Upper,” and “Let It Go.” (2013, PG)


Feb
28
2:30PM

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4:45PM

Traveling Shoes: Black Migration - "The City and The World (1945-2000)"

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

As part of the "American Experience" series, this episode explores the migration of African Americans and immigration of Puerto Ricans to New York during the '40s, '50s and '60s. For more Traveling Shoes programming, visit https://queenslib.org/travelingshoes19.


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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