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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF PENINSULA

Sep
26
11:00AM

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11:30AM

Toddler Time

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

Children ages 18-36 months are welcome to join us for summer inspired stories, songs, finger plays, and rhymes. After Summer Toddler Time, enjoy our early childhood educational play space!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
26
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Project Art for Children Ages 8-12

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Free art classes through Project Art for children and teens. Participants must preregister for the year-long course at www.projectart.org

PeninsulaWed, Oct 3, 20183:00PM - 4:00PM
PeninsulaWed, Oct 10, 20183:00PM - 4:00PM
PeninsulaWed, Oct 17, 20183:00PM - 4:00PM
PeninsulaWed, Oct 24, 20183:00PM - 4:00PM
PeninsulaWed, Oct 31, 20183:00PM - 4:00PM
PeninsulaWed, Nov 7, 20183:00PM - 4:00PM
PeninsulaWed, Nov 14, 20183:00PM - 4:00PM
PeninsulaWed, Nov 28, 20183:00PM - 4:00PM
PeninsulaWed, Dec 5, 20183:00PM - 4:00PM
PeninsulaWed, Dec 12, 20183:00PM - 4:00PM

Sep
26
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Homework Help for Kids!

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Need help with homework? Join us Wednesdays at 3:30pm. All ages are welcome to attend.

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

Additional Dates


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Sep
26
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Project Art for Teens - Ages 13-17

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Free art classes through Project Art for children and teens. Participants must preregister for the year-long course at www.projectart.org

PeninsulaWed, Oct 3, 20184:00PM - 5:00PM
PeninsulaWed, Oct 10, 20184:00PM - 5:00PM
PeninsulaWed, Oct 17, 20184:00PM - 5:00PM
PeninsulaWed, Oct 24, 20184:00PM - 5:00PM
PeninsulaWed, Oct 31, 20184:00PM - 5:00PM
PeninsulaWed, Nov 7, 20184:00PM - 5:00PM
PeninsulaWed, Nov 14, 20184:00PM - 5:00PM
PeninsulaWed, Nov 28, 20184:00PM - 5:00PM
PeninsulaWed, Dec 5, 20184:00PM - 5:00PM
PeninsulaWed, Dec 12, 20184:00PM - 5:00PM

Sep
27
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Creative Writing Workshop

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Join us for all types of creative writing. We will share work and do writing prompts.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
27
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Build it Club

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Get creative with our STEAM based program for children in grades K-5.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
27
7:00PM

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7:45PM

Basic Conversational Mandarin Chinese

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Come and join us for an introduction to some basic phrases and dialogues in Mandarin Chinese.


Sep
28
11:00AM

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11:30AM

Baby and Me

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 7 openings

Babies (3-17 months) and their parents or caregivers are welcome to join us for bounces, nursery rhymes, stories, and more!

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

Additional Dates


Sep
29
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Project Art for Children Ages 4-7

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Free art classes through Project Art for children and teens. Participants must preregister for the year-long course at www.projectart.org

PeninsulaSat, Oct 6, 201811:00AM - 12:00PM
PeninsulaSat, Oct 13, 201811:00AM - 12:00PM
PeninsulaSat, Oct 20, 201811:00AM - 12:00PM
PeninsulaSat, Oct 27, 201811:00AM - 12:00PM
PeninsulaSat, Nov 3, 201811:00AM - 12:00PM
PeninsulaSat, Nov 10, 201811:00AM - 12:00PM
PeninsulaSat, Nov 17, 201811:00AM - 12:00PM
PeninsulaSat, Nov 24, 201811:00AM - 12:00PM
PeninsulaSat, Dec 1, 201811:00AM - 12:00PM
PeninsulaSat, Dec 8, 201811:00AM - 12:00PM

Sep
29
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Open House for NYC Schools and Student Success

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Join us for a mini-tour and demonstration of the databases and other resources available for students and their families.


Oct
1
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Family Coloring Time

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 openings

We will have coloring pages for both adults and children so that families can enjoy the relaxing and creative benefits of coloring together.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
1
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Teen Video Gaming

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

Come on in and check out our collection of video games! You will need to sign-up in order to play.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
2
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Computer Classes For Beginners

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Learn basic computer skills including introduction to computers, how to get a email address, how to write a letter, and how to surf the Internet.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
2
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Fall Storytime

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 6 openings

Join us for movement, songs, and stories. Kids ages 4-6 and their caregivers are welcome as we dance, sing, and read fall-themed books. Registration is required. Space is limited.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
3
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Homework Help for Teens

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Having trouble with your homework? Need some assistance with your schoolwork? Stop by the teen area for homework help!

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

Additional Dates


Oct
4
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Book Discussion

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Join us for our monthly book discussion! Books are available at the library prior to each meeting. We will be reading:

9/6: Emma Cline, The Girls
10/4: Lisa Genova, Every Note Played
11/1: Maria Semple, Where’d You Go, Bernadette
12/6: Graeme Simsion, The Rosie Project
1/3: Christopher Yates, The Grist Mill Road

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

Additional Dates


Oct
5
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Fall Craft Fridays

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 7 openings

Join us Fridays at 3:30pm for our fall themed crafts. Ages 5-9. Supplies are limited. Registration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
6
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Knitting Club

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Share patterns and techniques or just have a friendly chat while working on your knitting projects!

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

Additional Dates


Oct
6
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Saturday Storytime!

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Saturday Storytime is for children ages 4-6. Activities will include stories, songs, and a fun craft.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
25
6:00PM

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7:30PM

A Culture Connection Five Year Anniversary Celebration: The Wayne Tucker Quintet

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Wayne Tucker is a trumpet player, composer, and arranger based in New York City. He is a 2009 graduate of the jazz studies program at SUNY Purchase under the direction of Todd Coolman. Wayne has played with many of today's current jazz stars including Kurt Elling, Dee Dee Bridgewater, and Cyrille Aimee, and with pop stars such as Taylor Swift, Elvis Costello, Matt Simons, and Ne-Yo. To register for free tickets, visit https://waynetuckerquintet2018.eventbrite.com/?aff=listing.


Oct
27
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Children’s Halloween Party

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

Join us for a fantastically spooky Halloween party October 27th at 2pm. We will have a storytime, fun activities, and a Halloween Parade. Ages 4-7. Space is limited. Registration is required.


Nov
19
3:00PM

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3:45PM

Kindness Yoga

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

"Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind." ~ Henry James
In these classes, we will explore the concept of kindness, and how practicing it towards ourselves and others can impact every aspect of our lives. The theme of kindness and its benefits will be woven into the sequence of postures in this class. If you have a yoga mat, feel free to bring it. There will be extras available.

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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