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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF RICHMOND HILL

Mar
20
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.

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Mar
20
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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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Mar
20
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.

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Mar
20
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Wednesday Afternoon Movie: "Loving Vincent"

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Please join us for the showing of "Loving Vincent" (2017, PG-13).


Mar
20
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.

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

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

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Mar
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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Mar
22
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.

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Mar
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.

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

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Mar
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.

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

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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.


Mar
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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Mar
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.

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

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Mar
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.

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Mar
27
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Wednesday Afternoon Movie: "Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise"

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Please join us for the showing of the documentary "Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise" (2016).


Mar
28
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Picture Book Discussion for Adults: "Hello Lighthouse"

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Come discuss the 2019 Caldecott Winner, "Hello Lighthouse."


Apr
3
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Wednesday Afternoon Movie: "Moonrise Kingdom"

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Please join us for a showing of "Moonrise Kingdom" (2012, PG-13).


Apr
10
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Wednesday Afternoon Movie: "Hunt For The Wilderpeople"

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Please join us for a viewing of "Hunt For The Wilderpeople" (2016, PG-13).


Apr
15
4:00PM

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6:15PM

Movie Matinee: "Into the Spider-Verse"

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

How can you make a Spider-Man movie even more awesome? By adding lots of Spider-Mans from different universes! Come watch "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" (2018, PG) with us!


Apr
16
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Into the Spider-Verse Virtual Field Trip

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Jump into the Spider-Verse with us as we take the Discover the Spider-Verse Virtual Field Trip, where anyone can be a superhero! Learn more about the animation of "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" (2018, PG), learn a little bit about the science of parallel universes, and design your own Spider-Mask. (Costumes encouraged!)


Apr
17
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Wednesday Afternoon Movie: "Heart Beats Loud"

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Please join us for a viewing of "Heart Beats Loud" (2018, PG-13).


Apr
22
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Graphic Novel Book Discussion: "Marvel 1602" by Neil Gaiman

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Come join us for a discussion of "Marvel 1602" by Neil Gaiman!


Apr
24
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Wednesday Afternoon Movie: "The Squid and the Whale"

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Please join us for a viewing of "The Squid and the Whale" (2005, R).


Apr
27
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Language Learning Group for Beginners in Spanish

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Have you ever wished you could speak Spanish? Learn how to use Transparent Language Online and benefit from an eight-week group learning experience too! You will need a Queens Library card and a computer, tablet, or smartphone to access Transparent Language to do your weekly assignments. Bring your device to the first session for help in setting up your Transparent Language Online account. Space is limited and preregistration is required.

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May
1
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Wednesday Afternoon Movie: "Top Hat"

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Come join us for a viewing of the movie "Top Hat" (1935).


May
2
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Book Discussion: "The Beautiful and Damned"

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Please join us in discussing "The Beautiful and Damned" by F. Scott Fitzgerald.


May
8
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Wednesday Afternoon Movie: "Singin' in the Rain"

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Please join us for a viewing of the movie "Singin' in the Rain" (1952, G).


May
15
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Wednesday Afternoon Movie: "Hairspray"

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Please join us for the showing of the movie "Hairspray" (1988, PG).


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


May
20
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Graphic Novel Book Discussion: "Monstress" by Marjorie Liu

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Please Join us for a discussion of "Monstress" by Marjorie Liu!


May
22
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Wednesday Afternoon Movie: "Jersey Boys"

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Please join us for a viewing of the movie "Jersey Boys" (2014, R).


May
29
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Wednesday Afternoon Movie: "La La Land"

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Please join us for a viewing of the movie "La La Land" (2016, PG-13).


Jun
17
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Graphic Novel Book Discussion: "Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles" by Mark Russell

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Please join us for a discussion of "Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles" by Mark Russell.


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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