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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF MITCHELL-LINDEN

Sep
25
3:00PM

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4:00PM

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!

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

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Sep
26
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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Sep
26
11:30AM

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12:00PM

Mother Goose

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Join Mrs. H in singing popular nursery songs and learning with finger plays. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. For toddlers ages 6 to 36 months.

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

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Sep
26
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Coloring Club

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Toddlers and their parents are welcome to color. Coloring pages will be provided.

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

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Sep
26
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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Sep
26
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Teen Space

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Teens get extra space in the Library to do group projects, watch TV shows or anime, play video games, talk with friends, and laugh without disturbing others. Open to 6th-12th graders.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
27
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Game Day @ 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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Sep
28
12:30PM

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2:30PM

Oscar Winners Matinee

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

September is Best Picture Oscars Winners month. Join us for the following films. 9/7 "The Godfather" (1972, R); 9/14 "Rocky" (1976, PG); 9/21 "Rain Man" (1988, R); 9/28 "Argo" (2012, R).


Sep
28
3:30PM

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5:30PM

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. 9/7: "Secret Life Of Pets" (2016, PG); 9/14: "Coco" (2017, PG); 9/21: "Emoji Movie" (2017, PG); 9/28: "Sing!" (2016, PG). Seating is limited and available first-come, first-served.


Sep
29
10:00AM

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5:00PM

Back-to-School Open House

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

It's back-to-school time! Come and join us for a Back-To-School Open House. We welcome all kids, teens, and families. Meet the children’s and reference librarians while learning about the variety of programs Mitchell-Linden Library offers such as free homework resources, basic computer help, teen programs, and more. Get library giveaways, register for or renew a library card, pick up our back-to-school guide, and more.


Sep
29
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 and play practicing your skills.

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

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Oct
1
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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Oct
2
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Device Training

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Come learn about your devices in small group settings.

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

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Oct
2
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 "Uncommon Type" by Tom Hanks. A man that loves bowling, an Eastern European immigrant in New York, and an eccentric billionaire are featured in the collection of seventeen intelligent and heartwarming short stories written by Tom Hanks (of movie and TV fame).


Oct
4
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Are you connected to your kids' education system? ( in Korean)

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

This workshop is in Korean. You will learn how to get involved with your children's school, how to get support from your children's school, and how to help your children to be successful in the NYC education system.


Oct
5
12:30PM

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2:00PM

Countdown to Halloween Horror Matinee

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

October is Countdown to Horror Matinee Month. Join us for screenings of blockbuster horror movies. 10/5: "The Addams Family"(1991, PG-13); 10/12: "Amityville Horror"(1979, R) 10/19: "The Grudge"(2004,PG-13); 10/26: "Halloween: H20"(1998, R) 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


Oct
5
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. 10/5: "Hotel Transylvania" (2013, PG); 10/12: "Hotel Transylvania 2" (2015, PG); 10/19: "Tim Burton's Corpse Bride" (2013, PG); 10/26: "Frankenweenie" (2013, 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


Oct
11
6:30PM

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7:30PM

World Tour: Soloists in America on a Musical Journey

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Cellist Heitor Saucedo, violinist Miguel Gamboa, and violist/guitarist Hemir Saucedo are three talented string musicians that make up Soloists in America. They have a global and multi-genre repertoire, performing classical selections and music from South and Central America, Mexico, the Caribbean, and North America. As a group of young musicians and teachers, they are making a difference in the lives of children and people of all ages.


Oct
30
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Halloween Crafts Program

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Come and use your creativity making beautiful Halloween crafts. Kids welcome!


Dec
6
2:30PM

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3:30PM

NY Connects Resource Share

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

NY Connects is a trusted place to go for free, unbiased information about services, resources, and supports in New York State for people of all ages with any type of disability. Participants can get information by phone, online, or in person. Come learn more about NY Connects' services, who is eligible, and how to access them.


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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