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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF POPPENHUSEN

Jan
22
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Adult Coloring

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Adults can relax and take their minds off their stressful lives and color at the library.

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

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Jan
22
3:00PM

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4:30PM

STACKS Homework Help

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Welcome to the STACKS Homework Help! Conquer all your schoolwork challenges; sign up to get homework help every day after school (ages 6-14). Registration Required. Please call 718-359-1102 for details.

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

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Jan
22
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Celebrate Tangrams!

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Learn about these crazy shapes and the pictures you can make from them. This program is for school-age children; those under 8 years must be accompanied by an adult.


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Jan
22
4:30PM

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5:30PM

STACKS Program

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

The STACKS program will enhance learning experiences through structured and unstructured age (6-14) appropriate activities in a safe and welcoming environment that helps build emotional, social, and academic skills. Participate in a variety of enrichment activities that are informative, hands-on, and fun! Activities include STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and literacy-based activities that complement the school curriculum.

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

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Jan
23
10:30AM

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11:15AM

Toddler Time

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Children 2-4 years old and their caregivers will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, 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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Jan
23
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Graphic Novel Club!

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Enjoy graphic novels? Then join us for our graphic novel club! We'll be exploring graphic novels in a variety of ways from enjoying graphic novels you love to read to drawing your favorite comic legends to creating storyboards and panels to watching new and old favorites. We'll be reading amazing titles, laughing over the funny parts of books, pointing out things we liked and didn't like, and having fun with other people who like comics as well.

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

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Jan
24
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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Jan
24
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Conversational English Group

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Join us in our meeting room to practice speaking English in an informal setting.

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

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Jan
25
10:30AM

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11:15AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

In this 45-minute program, infants to 3 years olds enjoy bouncing rhymes, puppets, and free play with our toys and puzzles. An adult must accompany the child.

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

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Jan
25
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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Jan
25
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Wii Games

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Come race your wheels off, battle your heart out, and dance your socks off with Wii games at the library every Monday! We have sports games, dancing games, racing games, and more! No registration or experience necessary. A parent or guardian must accompany children under age 8.

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

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Jan
26
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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Jan
26
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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Jan
28
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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Jan
28
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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Jan
28
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Lego Club

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Come use your imagination to build Lego structures! 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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Jan
28
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Mystery Night

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Join us for an evening of mystery and intrigue. A mystery will be presented and if you solve it, you could win a prize.


Jan
28
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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Jan
29
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Make It and Take It

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Join us on Tuesdays for a fun craft! Materials are limited; first-come, first-served. The February 12th session with be a Valentine's Day craft. Children under the age of eight must be accompanied by an adult.

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

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Feb
4
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Citizenship Preparation Information Session

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Join us for an information session on the citizenship application process as well as tips and tools that will help you prepare for your test and interview.


Feb
11
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Learning at the Library

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Join us for TEDx videos at the library. This month we'll be focused on love! Love makes the world go 'round.


Feb
14
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Valentine’s Day Craft

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Join us to celebrate Valentine’s Day with a fun craft for school-age children. Those under 8 years must be accompanied by an adult.


Feb
14
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Adult Craft

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Adults, spend your Valentine's Day crafting with us at the library! We'll be using old books to make a craft!


Feb
19
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Traveling Shoes: Black Migrations - Let's Talk About it

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

What was the Great Migration? We'll listen to stories and talk about it. This program is for school-age children; those under the age of eight must be accompanied by an adult. For more Traveling Shoes programming, visit https://queenslib.org/travelingshoes19.


Feb
20
2:00PM

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3:00PM

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


Feb
21
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Mystery Night

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Join us for an evening of mystery and intrigue. If you can solve the mystery presented, you could win a prize! This program is for adults.


Feb
25
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Seniors, Don’t Be Scammed!

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Our local police department will be joining us for an informational lecture on how senior citizens can protect themselves.


Feb
28
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Traveling Shoes: Black Migrations - Video Suite

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Join us for an evening of videos: "Jacob Lawrence and the Making of the Migration Series," Nikky Finney reads "Migration Portraiture," Tyehimba Jess reads "Negro Migration," Yusef Komunyakaa reads "The Great Migration," and "Voices of the Great Migration, Part 1." For more Traveling Shoes programming, visit https://queenslib.org/travelingshoes19.


Mar
7
4:00PM

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5:00PM

You Can Do It!

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

If you've ever felt that you aren't as good as everyone else, this is a place where you can share your feelings. We'll talk about how to feel better about ourselves, to feel that we can do it! For school-aged kids.

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

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Mar
7
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Mystery Night at the Library

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Join us for an evening of intrigue and mystery at the library. A mystery will be presented and customers will have the opportunity to solve it and win a prize!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
11
6:00PM

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7:00PM

TED Talks at Queens Library Poppenhusen

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Join us for an evening of TED Talk videos. The theme this month is Fierce Females.


Mar
14
7:00PM

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8:00PM

Stuffed Animal Sleepover!

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Bring your stuffed animals for a sleepover at the library! When you pick them up the next day, we'll give you photos of how they spent the night.


Mar
20
4:00PM

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5:00PM

That's Puzzling!

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Bring your patience and problem-solving skills as we make puzzles and challenge each other to solve them. This program is for school-age children; those under 8 years old must be accompanied by an adult.


Apr
4
6:45PM

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7:45PM

April Astronomy Sessions

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Learn about and view the wonders in the sky at our April Astronomy Sessions on our front lawn. Weather permitting.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
8
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Mystery Night at the Library

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Join us for an evening of mystery and intrigue at the library. A mystery will be presented and customers will have the opportunity to solve it and win a prize.


Apr
22
6:00PM

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7:00PM

TED Talks at Queens Library Poppenhusen

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Join us for an evening of TED Talk videos. This month's theme is Our Awesome Earth.


Apr
29
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Health at the Library

Location: Poppenhusen
Registration: Not required

Your health is important! Join us for a conversation about how to stay and be healthy.


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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