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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF MITCHELL-LINDEN

Feb
16
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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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
20
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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Feb
20
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.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
20
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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Feb
20
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
20
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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Feb
21
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


Feb
22
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.


Feb
22
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.


Feb
25
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.

Additional Dates


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.


Mar
4
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Inspiring Women In Science: Bingo!

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

The excitement of Bingo and the fun of learning something new? Yes please! Fun facts about fifty Inspiring Women in Science in a bingo game for the whole family!


Mar
5
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 "End Game" by David Baldacci. When their mentor The Blue Man suddenly disappears, the Agency is troubled. With Will Robie and Jessica Reel on the case, roads lead to a quiet Midwest town, where everything isn't as it seems and sparks will fly.


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.


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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