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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF MITCHELL-LINDEN

Nov
21
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 welcome!

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

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Nov
21
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Thanksgiving Day Craft

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Kids are welcome to create beautiful Thanksgiving crafts.


Nov
22
11:00AM

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11:30AM

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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Nov
22
11:30AM

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12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Join Mrs. H for songs, finger plays and enjoying 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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Nov
22
12:00PM

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12:30PM

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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Nov
22
2:00PM

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3:15PM

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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Nov
24
12:30PM

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3:00PM

November Blockbuster Matinee

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

November is Blockbuster action Matinee Month. Join us for screenings of blockbuster action movies. 11/3: "Wonder Women"; 11/17: "John Wick 2"; 11/24: "Guardians of the Galaxy 2". Bring your lunch and enjoy it while watching the movie. Seating is limited and available first-come, first-served.


Nov
24
3:30PM

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6:00PM

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. 11/3: "Boxtrolls"; 11/17: "Rock Dog"; 11/24: "Free Birds". Seating is limited and available first come, first served.


Nov
25
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Kid's Chess Club

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Join us for an afternoon game of chess. Kids, come and play and practice your chess skills.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
30
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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Dec
1
12:30PM

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2:00PM

Countdown to Christmas Matinee

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Join us for our December Countdown to Christmas Matinee! We'll be screening blockbuster movies. 12/1: "Baby Driver"; 12/8: "Force Awakens"; 12/15: "Love Actually"; 12/22: "This Christmas"; 12/29: "A Wonderful Life".

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

Additional Dates


Dec
1
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. 12/1: "Moana"; 12/8: "The Wild"; 12/15: "The Nightmare before Christmas"; 12/22: "Elf"; 12/29: "Frozen". 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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Dec
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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Dec
5
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Device Training

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Come learn about your everyday devices such as cell phones, tablets and computers.

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

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Dec
5
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Book Club: "The Poisoner's Handbook" by Deborah Blum

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

A fascinating Jazz Age tale of chemistry and detection, poison and murder, "The Poisoner's Handbook" is a page-turning account of a forgotten era.


Dec
7
2:30PM

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3:45PM

A Conversation with Zoe and Her Cello

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

E. Zoe Hassman will perform an innovative, audience-friendly, fun solo cello concert with music from pop, jazz, classical, and beyond. Audiences will marvel at selections by Gershwin, What a Wonderful World, Zip A-Dee-Doh-Dah, as her mystery pieces engage the audience in a fun adventure.

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

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Dec
20
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Holiday Crafts with Audrey Bright-Green

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Create your own holiday card at this workshop for children ages 8 to 12. Children will learn about Artist Georges Seurat's way of painting, which is called Pointillism, where tiny dots of different colors are used to create beautiful images.


Jan
5
12:30PM

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2:30PM

Movies Based on Books Matinee

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

January is Movies Based on Books month. Join us for screenings of amazing movies based on great books. 1/5: "The Shawshank Redemption"; 1/12: "Casino Royale"; 1/19: "The Blind Side"; 1/26: "American Assassin". Bring your lunch and enjoy it while watching the movie. 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


Jan
5
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. 1/5: "The Emoji Movie"; 1/12: "Descendants"; 1/19: "Descendants 2"; 1/26: "Big Hero 6". 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
1
2:30PM

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4:00PM

Seeking Silence: Explore the Healing Power of Your Own Inner Silence

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Explore the many ways in which silence can heal body, mind and soul. Join Cathy Piccione, Ph.D., a practicing psychologist and volunteer Raja Yoga meditation teacher, to explore the tools for practicing active, inner silence, including reflection, peaceful thoughts and “take a moment” exercises.


Feb
2
12:30PM

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2:30PM

Romantic Movies Matinee

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Join us this month for a selection of movies featuring great love stories. We'll be screening classic and new romantic movies. 2/2: "Casablanca"; 2/9: "Sleepless in Seattle"; 2/16: "The Big Sick"; 2/23: "Crazy, Stupid Love". You are welcome to bring your own bag lunch to enjoy while watching the movie. Seating is limited, and available on a first come-first serve basis.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
2
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. 2/2: "Despicable Me 3"; 2/9: "Tangled"; 2/16: "The Princess and the Frog"; 2/23: "Brave". 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


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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