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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF RICHMOND HILL

Nov
20
1:00PM

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1:45PM

The 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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Nov
20
1:00PM

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1:30PM

Sit and Think with 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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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Nov
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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Nov
20
5:30PM

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6:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Body Rock

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Instructor Donna James leads this fitness class designed to get your "Body Rockin" with a fusion of cardio-based dance and aerobic moves while groovin' to some vibrant, soulful beats. Wear comfortable clothes and sneakers; bring a water bottle and towel. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

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Nov
21
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Richmond Hill Quilters

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

The Quilters meet on Tuesdays at noon.

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

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Nov
21
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Watercolor Art Workshop

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Two session Watercolor Workshop for beginner and intermediate level students. Advance your painting & drawing skills Come have fun, build your skills and socialize. Registration is required, please call your library to register.


Nov
22
11:30AM

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12:30PM

Picture Book Time

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays 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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Nov
24
11:30AM

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12:30PM

Toddler Time

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Join us for storytime fun! 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.

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Nov
24
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Creating Community: An Intergenerational Art Program

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

An inter-generational watercolor art program. Celia Caro, professional teaching artist, leads this 4 part series; working with young and old to help build community. Express yourself, explore the art of portraiture using watercolors. For ages 12 and up. Register at the Richmond Hill Library 718-849-7150

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

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Nov
25
11:00AM

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12:00PM

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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Nov
28
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Watercolor Art Workshop

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

A Watercolor Workshop for beginner and intermediate level students. Advance your painting & drawing skills. Come have fun, build your skills and socialize. Registration is required, please call 718-849-7150. Three sessions 11/14, 11/21 and 11/28.


Nov
30
1:15PM

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2:15PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

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

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

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Nov
30
6:00PM

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7:00PM

English Conversation Group

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Please join us for free English conversation classes on Thursdays from 6:00-7:00 p.m.

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

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Dec
6
3:30PM

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4:30PM

How to Control Pests Safely

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Come and learn about how to create a healthier home by controlling pests safely. All are welcome. For more information, please call 646-632-6023.


Dec
7
3:00PM

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4:00PM

A Classical Concert for Children

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Children will enjoy a variety of classical melodies for the woodwind and the keyboard.
This program is free. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required.

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

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Dec
12
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Teen Game Day

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Join us at Richmond Hill for teen game day!

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

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Dec
13
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Health Chat: Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

RN Kathy Moran leads this discussion about the symptoms and care of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, a common disorder that affects the large intestine.


Dec
16
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Tinsel Tunes & Tales

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Performed by singer/musician Tom Smith with excerpts from Charles Dickens, Clement Moore, Mark Twain, Frank Church (Yes, Virginia) and…of course…your favorite holiday music.


Dec
19
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Classic Concert

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

"Music critics have described I-Heung Lee's performance as graceful, thoughtful and intelligent, touched with a unique style of artistic sophistication. Ms. Lee performs extensively in Asia as well as at Carnegie Hall and Alice Tully Hall in New York. Her repertoire includes works by Mozart, Franz Liszt, Maurice Ravel and Frederic Chopin."


Dec
20
2:30PM

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4:00PM

Health Chat: Thyroid Disorders, Treatment & Types

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

RN Kathy Moran leads this discussion about common thyroid disorders, symptoms, causes and treatments.


Dec
22
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Balloon Twisting Workshop with Nick the Balloonatic

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Want to know how to twist balloons and create basic animal characters? Children 8 to 12 become the balloon twister with step-by-step instruction from Nick the Balloonatic. Nick will include a brief history of the balloon. This fun-filled event is free! Pre-registration is required.


Jan
23
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Botanical Watercolor Painting

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn to tone fruit, vegetables, leaves, and branches. Focus on concepts of light source, value, and shading to create form. Learn about brushes and techniques to create different leaf and flower forms. Learn about surface design, watercolor effects and realism versus abstraction. Intermediate Level Course in Watercolor Painting. Registration required. 718-423-7004

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

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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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