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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF RICHMOND HILL

Jun
18
1:00PM

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2:00PM

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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Jun
18
2:00PM

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2:30PM

The 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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Jun
18
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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Jun
18
5:30PM

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7:00PM

Warm Heart, Cool Head: Presented by Global Harmony House

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Learn to maintain the balance of responding to situations with a cool head and to people with a warm heart. What the world needs now is people who can naturally express caring for others, who see the goodness at the core of every heart, yet at the same time remain stable in the face of crises and challenges.


Jun
19
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Relaxing With Adult Coloring

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Relax and be creative as you color with gel markers and color pencils. All materials will be provided.

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

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Jun
19
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Game Day for Tweens and Teens @ 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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Jun
20
11:30AM

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12:00PM

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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Jun
21
1:15PM

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1:45PM

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.

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Jun
22
11:30AM

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12:00PM

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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Jun
23
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 at 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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Jun
26
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Libraries Rock! End of School Party!

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Rock out with us at our our end of school party! Join us for crafts, music, and fun! No registration required, all ages welcome!


Jul
2
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.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
2
2:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

The 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.

Additional Dates


Jul
2
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Kids' Summer Movie Matinee

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Come watch new and classic kids' movies with us! For kids of all ages and their caregivers.
7/2 "Black Panther" (2018, PG-13)
7/9 "Coco" (2017, PG)
7/16 "Paddington 2" (2017, PG)
7/23 "A Wrinkle In Time" (2018, PG)
7/30 "Spider-Man Homecoming" (2017, PG-13)
8/6 "Early Man" (2018, PG)
8/13 "Wonder Woman" (2017, PG-13)
8/20 "Thor Ragnarok" (2017, PG-13)

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

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Jul
3
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Toddler Learn & Play

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Kids ages 2-5 can drop in for open play, sing-alongs, crafts, and educational fun . Come join this great opportunity for socialization and early literacy development.

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

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Jul
3
3:00PM

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4:00PM

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
3:30PM

--to--

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.

Additional Dates


Jul
3
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Newspaper Club

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Kids ages 6+ will learn about newspaper writing and crafting while making their own library newspaper. Registration required.

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

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Jul
5
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


Jul
5
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Build It!

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Ages 5 and up can construct and create using Legos, blocks, bricks, and other building materials.

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

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Jul
6
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 and their caregivers. Ages 18 to 36 months.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
6
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Kids' Summer Movie Matinee

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Come watch new and classic kids' movies with us! For kids of all ages and their caregivers.
7/6 "Finding Dory" (2016, PG)
7/13 "The Emoji Movie" (2017, PG)
7/20 "Despicable Me 3" (2017, PG)
7/27 "Pete’s Dragon" (2016, PG)
8/3 "Smurfs the Lost Village" (2017, PG)
8/10 "The Secret Life of Pets" (2016, PG)
8/17 "Wonder" (2017, PG)
8/24 "Sherlock Gnomes" (2018, PG)

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

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Jul
6
4:00PM

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4:30PM

Book Scavenger Hunt

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Come put your book finding skills to the test! Search the stacks for different books to win prizes!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
11
11:30AM

--to--

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.

Additional Dates


Jul
11
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Arts & Crafts

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Come create fun art projects for ages 5-12.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
12
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Jewelry Making

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Ages 5 and up can create necklaces, bracelets, and other jewelry with us!


Jul
26
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Playdough Making

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Join us for some playdough fun! Ages 4+


Jul
31
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Harry Potter Birthday Celebration!

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Children of all ages are invited to celebrate Harry Potter's birthday with fun crafts, games, and more! We will also be watching "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone"!


Aug
3
11:00AM

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3:00PM

Interested in Quitting Smoking?

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Stop by and ask a Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist from Jamaica Hospital Medical Center your questions about quitting smoking, available resources, and steps you can take to quit. This is a tabling event, so you can stop by and speak with the specialist one-on-one to be sure your questions are answered.


Aug
7
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Science Club

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Kids in grades 2-5 can join us for group experiments to learn about the world of science and technology in a fun and exciting way.

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

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Aug
9
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Project Runway

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Tweens ages 9-12 are invited to come create and design awesome T-shirts. Registration is required; contact the children's librarian.


Aug
23
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Mural Art

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Come join us in making a Richmond Hill mural! All ages welcome!


Aug
27
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Build A Bear Sleepover Storytime

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Kids ages 2-6 can wear their pajamas to join us for a special evening storytime, where they can also build a bear. Registration required; contact the children's librarian.


Aug
30
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Libraries Rock! End of Summer Reading Party!

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

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


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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