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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF RICHMOND HILL

Oct
22
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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Oct
22
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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Oct
22
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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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Oct
22
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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Oct
23
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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Oct
23
3:30PM

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4:30PM

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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Oct
24
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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Oct
25
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!


Oct
25
4:30PM

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5:30PM

A Balloon Show with Nick The Balloonatic

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

In this fun-filled balloon show, Nick The Balloonatic will interact with children as he sculpts balloons, laughs, and jokes, making everyone feel special. Crazy hats, animals, and your favorite characters will be raffled off for children to take home.


Oct
25
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Gentle Yoga

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Come join us for this gentle yoga class for adults. Please come dressed for yoga and if you have a mat, please feel free to bring it. A limited number of mats will also be available.


Oct
26
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.


Oct
27
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.


Oct
30
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Kids' Movie Matinee

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Everyone is invited to come and watch the classic Halloween movie Hocus Pocus (1993, PG)! All ages welcome!


Oct
31
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Halloween Party!

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Come celebrate Halloween with us! We will have crafts, games, and prizes! Costumes encouraged! Kids of all ages welcome!


Nov
1
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


Nov
1
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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Nov
1
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.

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

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Nov
2
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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Nov
3
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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Nov
7
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.

Additional Dates


Nov
8
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Healing Learning Circle for Women! (in Bengali)

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

You will learn about information about health, Education, Children's behavior, Cultural competencies, Healthy relationships and Resources for immigrant victims of domestic violence.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
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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