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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF MITCHELL-LINDEN

Aug
21
2:00PM

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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.

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Aug
21
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Arts & Crafts

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Come and join us in our arts & crafts program. Show your creativity by making beautiful crafts. Kids welcome!

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

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Aug
22
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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Aug
22
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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Aug
22
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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Aug
22
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


Aug
22
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Teen Program

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Teens have fun solving a 550-piece puzzle together and using their creativity with other arts & crafts.

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

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Aug
23
5:00PM

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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.

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Aug
24
12:30PM

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2:00PM

Summer Blockbusters Month

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

August is summer blockbusters month. Join us for screenings of these movies. 8/3: "Fast 6"; 8/10: "Wonder Woman" (2017, PG-13); 8/17: "Pacific Rim Uprising" (2018, PG-13) ;8/24: "Black Panther" (2018, PG-13); 8/31: "Infinity War" (2018, 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


Aug
24
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. 8/3: "The Lego Movie" (2014, PG); 8/10: "Moana" (2016, PG); 8/17: "The Lion King" (1994, G); 8/24: "Sherlock Gnomes" (2018, PG); 8/31: "Despicable Me" (2010, 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


Aug
25
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Game Club

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Join us for a fun afternoon playing board games. Kids, come and play and practice your skills.


Aug
25
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Harry Potter 20th Anniversary Super Fan Quote Contest

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Are you a Harry Potter super fan? Fans will have an opportunity to test their Harry Potter knowledge at participating library locations. To enter you must identify the Harry Potter quote. If you answer correctly your name will be entered into the drawing to win Harry Potter prizes.


Aug
27
3:30PM

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6:00PM

Harry Potter 20: Movie Marathon

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Come join us as we celebrate Harry Potter's 20th Anniversary with a series of movies! Monday 8/27: "Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets" (2002, PG) Wednesday 8/29: "Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban" (2004, PG) Friday 8/31: "Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire" (2005, PG-13)

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

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Aug
28
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Harry Potter 20th Anniversary Art and Crafts

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Children join us as we'll be making Harry Potter bookmarks.


Sep
4
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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Sep
5
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
5
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
6
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.

Additional Dates


Sep
7
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).

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

Additional Dates


Sep
7
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.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
8
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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Sep
10
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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Sep
11
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
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.


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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