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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF RICHMOND HILL

Feb
21
10:30AM

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1:30PM

Free English Classes for Beginning Level at Richmond Hill

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

In-person registration is Thursday, January 3, at 12pm. For more information, call 718-849-7150/718-480-4300.

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

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Feb
21
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.

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

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Feb
21
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!

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Feb
21
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.

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

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Feb
21
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.

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

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Feb
21
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.

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

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Feb
21
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Shape Up NYC: Latin Low-Impact Aerobics for Adults

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Come join instructor Yvonne for low-impact aerobics to Latin fusion rhythms and fun! You'll boost your mood, burn fat, build stronger bones, and improve your heart and brain health. Space is limited. Bring a bottle of water and dress comfortably. Participation is first-come, first served.

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

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Feb
22
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.

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Feb
23
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.

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Feb
26
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.

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Feb
26
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.

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Feb
27
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.

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

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Feb
28
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Book Discussion "Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis" by J. D. Vance

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Please join us for the discussion of "Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis" by J. D. Vance


Mar
2
3:00PM

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4:30PM

What Makes a Strawberry Grow, Smell, and Taste the Way it Does? DNA!

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Beth Tuck, from Genspace, teaches how to extra DNA from strawberries. For ages 10+ with their parent/guardian. Call Library to Preregister.


Mar
5
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Basic Computer Classes for Adults

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Join us for one-on-one sessions learning to use a mouse and keyboard, navigating the Internet using social media, uploading and downloading on websites, using emails, and saving and printing your document. This program is on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration is not required.

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

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Mar
14
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Inspiring Women In Science: Trivia Game!

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Do you think you know your Inspiring Women in Science? Think again! Prepare yourself to be amazed, surprised and, well, definitely inspired learning more about the achievements of these fearless scientists that changed our thinking, science, and world forever!


Mar
14
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Book Discussion "Watchmen" by Alan Moore

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Join us for a discussion of Alan Moore's "Watchmen."


Mar
18
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Inspiring Women In Science – My Next Great Big Invention!

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Kids are invited to imagine what their next big invention will be. From concept idea to design and from design to model, let the imagination take flight for these future scientists!


Mar
20
10:00AM

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1:00PM

Free English Classes for Intermediate Level at Richmond Hill

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

In-person registration is Thursday, March 20, at 10 am. For more information, call 718-849-7150/718-480-4300.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
23
2:00PM

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5:00PM

Women’s History Month Celebration at Richmond Hill

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Please join us on March 23rd at the Richmond Hill Library to celebrate Women's History Month with Dr. Dhanpaul Narine.


May
16
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Chair Stretching and Guided Meditation

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

We will learn and practice stretches that you can do in a chair. To increase feelings of relaxation, energy, and overall well-being, the program also includes a guided meditation.
Presenter: Merryl Reichbach, LCSW, Program Manager of SHAREing and CAREing


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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