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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF NORTH HILLS

Dec
18
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Afterschool Activities

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Afterschool activties offers space for students to do homework. Students can also socialize and play board games.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
18
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Chess Time!

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Chess Time for kids age 8 and up.


Dec
19
10:30AM

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11:15AM

Computer Classes

Location: North Hills
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn how to navigate Microsoft Outlook.


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Dec
19
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Craft Time

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Children are invited to join us to make a fun craft!


Dec
20
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 fingerplays. This program is for children ages 6-23 months.


Dec
21
12:15PM

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12:45PM

Picture Book Time

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

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


Dec
21
3:30PM

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4:30PM

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.


Dec
21
6:00PM

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7:15PM

A Christmas Carol

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

This one-man play is based on the condensed version Dickens himself used on his historic reading tours of the United States and is adapted here to offer a unique theatrical experience. Actor Greg Oliver Bodine plays Dickens who must perform from memory the magical story of Scrooge's journey from miserliness to redemption. This show is rated G and is suitable for adults and children over ten (10) years of age. Join us!


Dec
22
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 fingerplays.


Dec
22
12:30PM

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2:00PM

Homeschool Day

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

North Hills Library is providing homeschoolers with a place to relax, educate, communicate, interact, and enjoy the freedoms of a communal environment outside their home. Project activities will be board games, chess, geography, movies, science, film, etc.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
27
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Dec
29
10:30AM

--to--

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 fingerplays.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
2
10:30AM

--to--

11:15AM

Computer Classes For Senior

Location: North Hills
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn how to download audiobooks to mobile device. Create your own email address and learn how to navigate the internet. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
2
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Craft Time

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Children are invited to join us to make a fun craft!

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

Additional Dates


Jan
4
5:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Film and Book Discussion: "Argo"

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Read the novel by Antonio J Mendez and Matt Baglio, then join us for a screening of the film starring Ben Affleck, Alan Arkin, John Goodman, Bryan Cranston, and Taylor Schilling. Return the next week to compare and discuss the film and the book. Copies of the book are available at the library.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
5
11:15AM

--to--

11:45AM

Picture Book Time

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Jan
5
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Family Film Friday

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Join us for two different family film screenings!
1/5: "Despicable Me 3" (2017, PG); 1/19: "Monsters, Inc." (2001, G)

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

Additional Dates


Jan
11
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

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.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
18
6:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Winter Meditation Class for Adults

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Vajra Henderson teaches participants simple but effective techniques for transcending limitations and discovering their true potential, and shows them how to integrate these ancient and powerful techniques into their daily life.

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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