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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF POPPENHUSEN

Jul
18
12:30PM

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1:30PM

Microsoft Office for Beginners / Build Your Resume Workshop

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Adults are welcome to the Poppenhusen Library to learn Microsoft Office for beginners or get assistance in building your resume.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Jul
18
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Summer Meals At Poppenhusen Library

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Join us for free summer meal lunches at Poppenhusen Library for ages 0-18 years old Monday-Friday from 1pm-2pm June 27th-August 30th. Come to the library and nourish your brain and body while you read or enjoy various activities at the library this summer.

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

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Jul
18
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Lunch Time Matinee

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Please join us for a lunch time movie while nourishing your brain with free nutritious summer meal.

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

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Jul
18
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading: R is for Reading

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Listen to some stories, sing a song, and do a craft about the letter R!


Jul
18
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Summer Reading: Milky Way Poetry Workshop

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Grades 4-6, in school we learn to write using punctuation, capital letters, and complete sentences. Let's break those rules and create a magical poem!


Jul
18
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Chess Club

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Chess is a game of strategy and problem solving, Whether you have never played, are a beginner, or a more advanced player, you can learn the strategies that will make you a better chess player. Play a game of chess with friends at Poppenhusen Library.

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

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Jul
18
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Summer Gardening and Crafts

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Calling all garden lovers! Families are invited to join us for a weekly gardening and craft program. The gardening club will meet every Thursday at 6:00 PM. Each week, we will plant seeds and create an easy garden craft to take home.

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

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Jul
19
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Do you have a gadget or device that you are having issues with or need help with? Bring your device to the library and get one-on-one help! To make an appointment or if you have any questions please call Poppenhusen Library at 718-353-8894.

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

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Jul
19
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading: Fun Fridays!

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Join us for board games, card games, and more every Friday. Toys will be available for preschoolers too.

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

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Jul
20
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Walk-In Craft

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Come create an awesome craft every Saturday, free of charge! The fun begins at 11am in the Children's Room.

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

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Jul
20
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Coloring Time

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Relax and unwind at Poppenhusen Library and make new friends while having fun with family coloring time. We will provide coloring sheets and pencils. Just come in and have fun!

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

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Jul
22
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Drop-In Computer Help

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Is your computer stumping you? Do you want to learn how to do something specific on the computer? We're here to help! Bring us your computer questions and queries and we'll provide basic instruction. This is a drop-in class for beginner to intermediate computer users. Library card is required. 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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Jul
22
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Weekly Crossword

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

A weekly crossword to challenge you!

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

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Jul
22
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Knit and Crochet Circle

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Learn to knit, get help with projects, share patterns and techniques, or have an enjoyable chat as you work on your projects. All handicrafts welcome! We have some supplies, but please bring your own if you have them.

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

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Jul
22
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Summer Reading: Teen Writers' Circle

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Teens and young adults are invited to join us for a weekly forum in which we will try various exercises designed to get our creative energy flowing. Those who wish may choose to share their work with the group and receive support and positive feedback. No prior writing experience is necessary.

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

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Jul
23
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading: Alien Pet Rocks

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

School-age kids, bring your own small to medium-sized washed rock and create a wacky-looking alien that you can give as a gift, use to start a collection, or keep as a pet!


Jul
23
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Summer Reading: Crafty Tuesdays for Teens

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Teens are invited to join us each Tuesday this summer for slime, masks, DIY jewelry, mosaics, fantasy art, and more! Bring your friends and enjoy making a new craft each week!

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

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Jul
24
10:30AM

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11:15AM

Toddler Time

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Children 2 - 4 years old and their caregivers enjoy stories, songs, puppets, and circle time in this 45-minute program.

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

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Jul
24
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading: Glow-in-the-Dark Constellation Lacing Cards

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Listen to folktales about the stars while you sew cards to create constellations.


Jul
25
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading: What Do We Do at Bedtime?

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Using stories, rhymes, and a craft we will learn about bedtime.


Jul
25
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Summer Reading: Create a Mini-Rocket Ship

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Using colored paper and cardboard, create a mini-rocket ship. This is for school-age kids.


Jul
30
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading: Summer Origami

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Try some easy, fun origami in this program series for school-age kids. Make one--make ten! Hang them in your room or give them as gifts.

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

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Jul
31
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading: Angry Birds

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Celebrate the coming release of the "Angry Birds Movie 2" with space-themed activities and arts and crafts for school-age kids.


Aug
1
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading: Rocket Ship Storytime

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

When you spell your name on a rocket and hear some stories about space travel, you'll be ready to blast off into space.


Aug
1
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Summer Reading: Collage Animals

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Use our craft supplies to decorate a picture of a farm animal; then share a story about your animal. This is for school-age children.

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

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Aug
7
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading: Star Constellation Viewer Craft

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Learn about the night sky as you make your own constellation viewer. This is for school-age kids.


Aug
8
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading: Celebrate the Moon

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Learn about the moon with stories, a rhyme, a song, and an activity.


Aug
8
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Mobile Office Hours: Assemblymember Daniel Rosenthal

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Please join us at Poppenhusen Library for mobile office hours for Assemblymember Daniel Rosenthal.


Aug
12
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Summer Reading: Great Filmmakers of the World, Federico Fellini

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Join us for this cycle of Federico Fellini film demonstrations.


Aug
14
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading: Starlit Night in a Cup

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Recreate constellations - or make up your own - by making holes in a cup that's lit inside. This is for school-age kids.


Aug
15
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading: Astronaut Helmet Craft

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Hear a story and make a helmet to take off into space!


Aug
19
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Meet the Author: "Our Invisible Neighbors" by Crystal Wolfe

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Are you or someone you know one paycheck away from homelessness like millions of New Yorkers? Local author Crystal Wolfe will discuss her book "Our Invisible Neighbors: Accounts, Causes, and Solutions to the Epidemic of Homelessness in the 21st Century." Books will be available for sale and signing.


Aug
21
1:30PM

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2:30PM

Adult Book Club

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Join our monthly adult book club to read and discuss a variety of books.

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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5:30PM

Summer Reading: End-of-Summer Festival

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Join us for games and snacks to celebrate the reading we've done this summer!


Aug
26
4:00PM

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4:45PM

Learn Russian

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

This is a beginning language course.


Sep
16
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Learn Russian

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

This is a program for people willing to learn the Russian language - speaking, reading or writing.


Sep
30
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Architectural Monuments of the Middle East.

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

This program is about some of the architectural monuments of Uzbekistan.


Oct
7
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Learn Russian

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

This is a program for people willing to learn the Russian language - speaking, reading or writing.


Oct
28
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Architectural Monuments of the Middle East.

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

This program is about some of the architectural monuments of Uzbekistan.


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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