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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF NORTH HILLS

Jul
23
3:00PM

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4:00PM

North Hills Gazette

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Tweens and teens work together to create, design, and write a new issue of "The North Hills Gazette."

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Jul
23
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Kids' Chess Club

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Join us to practice your skills or learn how to play chess.

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Jul
24
10:30AM

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11:15AM

Computer class for seniors

Location: North Hills
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 1 openings

Learn the basics of using a computer and how to download library ebooks to app. Preregistration is required in person.

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Jul
24
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Craft Time

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Children are invited to stop by and make a fun craft!

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Jul
25
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Parents and caregivers, bring your babies for stories, songs, and finger plays. This program is for children ages 6-23 months.

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Jul
26
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Read to a Dog

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Children can select a book to read aloud to Jami, who has been certified as a therapy pet partner. Reading aloud improves literacy skills, and animals are ideal reading companions because they create a relaxed, comfortable, and safe environment. Space is limited and available first-come, first-served.

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Jul
26
5:30PM

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6:30PM

Tween Film and Book Discussion: Bridge to Terabithia

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Read the novel by Katherine Paterson and then join us for a screening of the film (2007, PG) starring Josh Hutcherson, AnnaSophia Robb, and Zooey Deschanel. Return the next week to compare and discuss the film and the book. Copies of the book are available at the library.


Jul
27
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Toddler Time

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18 months - 3 years and their caregivers are welcome to join us for a simple craft followed by stories, songs, and finger plays.

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Jul
27
11:30AM

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12:00PM

Picture Book Time

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Join us for our storytime program for children ages 3-5.

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Aug
2
5:30PM

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7:30PM

Film and Book Discussion: "Breakfast at Tiffany's"

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Read the novel by Truman Capote and then join us for a screening of the classic film starring Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, and Mickey Rooney. Return the next week to compare and discuss the film and the book. Copies of the book are available at the library.

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Aug
3
12:30PM

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2:45PM

Movie Matinee

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Come to the North Hills Library to view some romantic films.
8/3: "The Notebook" (2004, PG-13, 123 minutes)
8/17: "Fool's Gold" (2008, PG-13, 112 minutes)

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Aug
3
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Family Film Friday

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Join us for two different family film screenings!
8/3: "The Lego Ninjago Movie" (2017, PG); 8/17: "Annie" (1982, PG)

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Aug
27
5:00PM

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7:30PM

Harry Potter 20: Tween Film and Book Discussion: "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone"

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Read the novel by J.K. Rowling and then join us for a screening of the film (2001, PG) starring Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, and Maggie Smith. Return the next week to compare and discuss the film and the book. Copies of the book are available at the library.

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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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