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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF RICHMOND HILL

Jun
26
11:30AM

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12:30PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, songs, finger plays, and a simple arts and crafts activity.


Jun
26
1:00PM

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1:15PM

Sit & Think (Sudoku)

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Come and do a Sudoku puzzle for fun or just refresh your math skills. All levels of difficulty are offered.


Jun
26
2:00PM

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2:15PM

Daily Puzzle

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

The library makes puzzles available to adults every day.


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Jun
26
3:00PM

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5:30PM

STACKS After-School Homework Help

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

STACKS is a free after-school program for children ages 6-14. STACKS team offers homework help and fun activities for the participating kids. Hours are 3pm-5:30pm.


Jun
26
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Let's Make Some Noise: Wednesday Afternoon Movie

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Please join us for the showing of the movie "Boy Erased" (2018). For more Pride programming, visit https://queenslib.org/pride19.


Jun
26
3:30PM

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4:00PM

Lanyard Club

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Teens and tweens make a lanyard keychain or bracelet.


Jun
27
1:15PM

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2:15PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, songs, finger plays, and free play with educational toys!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
27
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Let's Make Some Noise: Book Club "Boy Erased" by Garrard Conley

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Please join us for a discussion of the book "Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identity, Faith, and Family" by
Garrard Conley. For more Pride programming, visit https://queenslib.org/pride19.


Jun
27
5:00PM

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7:00PM

Bring Your Story: Day of the Dead Tradition

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Mexican-born artist Aurelia Fernandez will discuss ancient traditions surrounding the Day of the Dead altar and demonstrate the making of it. She will also teach attendees in this workshop how to make calaveras---clay versions of the elaborately decorated sugar skulls used in Mexico. This is a crafts program for the entire family; all ages are welcome. Space is limited and is on a first-come, first- served basis.


Jun
28
11:30AM

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12:30PM

Toddler Time

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Picture books, finger plays, action rhymes, and songs for children ages 18 to 36 months and their caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
29
11:00AM

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11:30AM

Saturday Kids' Craft

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Join our Saturday creations in arts and crafts in the Children's Room.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
29
1:00PM

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4:30PM

Family Poetry Day

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Please come and join this poetry and spoken word program at the Richmond Hill Library with Dr. Dhanpaul Narine.


Jul
1
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Summer Reading: Galactic Movie Matinee

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Come watch space-themed kids movies with us! For kids of all ages and their caregivers.
Schedule:
7/1: "Lego Movie 2" (PG) 2019
7/8: "Home" (PG) 2015
7/15: "Lilo & Stitch" (G) 2003
7/22: "Space Jam" (PG) 1996
7/29: "Mars Needs Moms" (PG) 2011
8/5: "Planet 51" (PG) 2009
8/12: "Treasure Planet" (PG) 2002
8/19: "Monsters Vs Aliens" (NR) 2009

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

Additional Dates


Jul
2
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Richmond Hill Quilters

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

The Quilters meet on Tuesdays at 12 noon.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
2
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading: Mary Poppins Returns

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Come watch "Mary Poppins Returns" (PG) 2019 with us! For kids of all ages and their caregivers.


Jul
2
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Game Day for Tweens and Teens at Richmond Hill

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Tweens and teens, please join us for board games at the Richmond Hill Library.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
3
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Wednesday Afternoon Movie: "Staten Island Summer"

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Please join us for a showing of the film "Staten Island Summer" (2015).


Jul
3
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Summer Reading: Space Crafts

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Come create fun, space themed art projects! Ages 5-12.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
5
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading: Teen Movie Fridays

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Teens, come join us and watch some of the biggest, best films to kick off your weekends this summer! (All movies PG-13)
Schedule:
7/5: "Spider-Man: Homecoming"
7/12: "Captain Marvel"
7/19: "Aquaman"
7/26: "Shazam!"
8/2: "Avengers"
8/9: "Avengers: Infinity War"
8/16: "Solo: A Star Wars Story"
8/23: "The Force Awakens"

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

Additional Dates


Jul
9
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading: Super Solar System

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Join our planet club! Join us as we learn about a new planet each week, and create a solar system of your own to take home! Ages 6+.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
10
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Wednesday Afternoon Movie: "Hot Fuzz"

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Please join us for a showing of the film "Hot Fuzz" (2007).


Jul
11
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Summer Reading: Constellation Lacing!

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Explore the night sky! This craft allows kids to learn about constellations. Ages 5+.


Jul
15
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Graphic Novel Discussion: Daredevil Yellow

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Please join us for a book discussion of Daredevil Yellow by Jeph Loeb! Multiple copies held for discussion at Richmond Hill.


Jul
16
10:30AM

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11:45AM

Introduction to Computers

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Join us for an introduction to basic parts and functions of a computer. Learn how to use the mouse and keyboard, edit, print, and save. Get an introduction to how to create and manage email.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
17
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Wednesday Afternoon Movie: "Pineapple Express"

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Please join us for a showing of "Pineapple Express" (2008).


Jul
18
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Summer Reading: Astronaut Helmet Making!

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Create your own astronaut helmet and take off into space! All ages welcome!


Jul
24
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Wednesday Afternoon Movie: "Wet Hot American Summer"

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Please join us for a showing of the film "Wet Hot American Summer" (2001).


Jul
25
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Summer Reading: Alien Slime!

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Join us as we make our own alien slime! Ages 5+.


Jul
31
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Summer Reading: Harry Potter Birthday Party!

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Children of all ages are invited to celebrate Harry Potter's birthday with fun crafts, games, and more!


Aug
1
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Summer Reading: Blast Off Rocket Frame!

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

In this fun, hands on activity, children will make their own rocket picture frame. Ages 3+.


Aug
7
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Wednesday Afternoon Movie: "Lady Bird"

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Please join us for a showing of the film "Lady Bird" (2017)!


Aug
8
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Summer Reading: Make a Spaceship!

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Join us and build your own spaceship using a variety of different building materials! Ages 4+!


Aug
14
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Wednesday Afternoon Movie: "Pulp Fiction"

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Please join us for a showing of the film "Pulp Fiction"! (1994, R)


Aug
15
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Summer Reading: Create Your Own Alien!

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Join us and create your own alien species! Ages 5+


Aug
19
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Graphic Novel Discussion: "Saga"

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Please join us for a discussion of "Saga" by Brian K. Vaughan! Multiple copies held at Richmond Hill for discussion.


Aug
21
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Wednesday Afternoon Movie: "A Clockwork Orange"

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Please join us for the film "A Clockwork Orange" (1971).


Aug
22
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Summer Reading: Force Awakens!

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Become a Jedi and make your own lightsaber! Ages 5+.


Aug
26
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Summer Reading: Sleepover Space Storytime!

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Kids can wear their pajamas to join us for a special evening storytime, where we will create our very own starlit night in a cup! Ages 2-6, Registration required, contact children's librarian.


Aug
27
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading: How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Come watch "How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World" (PG) 2019 with us! For kids of all ages and their caregivers.


Aug
28
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Wednesday Afternoon Movie: "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas"

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Please join us for the film "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" (1998).


Aug
29
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Summer Reading: End of Summer Reading Party!

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Come celebrate all your summer reading achievements with games, awards, and prizes! All ages welcome!


Thank you for your interest in the Friends of the Library at Queens Library.

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.

Date Formed:  December 7, 1992

Current Board Members:
President -  Carina Nieves-Snow
  Treasurer - Linda Meeth
 

Significant Accomplishments:
Our Friends Group works with the library to provide books, materials, programs and more for one of the most diverse neighborhoods in Queens. We are excited to announce an exciting new reading series event. We are always looking more members!

Friends Fun Facts: The Richmond Hill Library was founded by the Twentieth Century Club on April 8, 1899. It became part of the Queens Borough Public Library in 1901. In 1905, the present Carnegie building was opened for service.

Contact Info: Community Library Manager Rebecca Alibatya at (718) 849-7150 or           Friendsofrhlibrary@gmail.com.

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