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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF ROCHDALE VILLAGE

Oct
23
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Typing Tuesdays!

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

Learn to type accurately and effectively or just brush up on your typing skills, using self-paced software. Laptops and headphones provided. Registration required.

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

Crafty Tuesday

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Get creative at the library. Join us on Tuesdays for simple and fun crafts for school-age kids. 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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Oct
23
4:45PM

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5:00PM

Teen Time

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Hey Rochdale Village teens! On Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday we will be offering the meeting room as a space for teens in seventh grade and up to play games.

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

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Oct
24
1:00PM

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5:00PM

Job Readiness Drop-In Hours

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Do you need help with your resume or cover letter? Not sure how to search for a job? Come to our Job Readiness Drop-In Hours for assistance on these topics and more! For further information, visit the Rochdale Village Adult Learning Center or call 718-723-7662.


Oct
24
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Crazy 8s STEM Club

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Kids in grades 3 through 5, join us for Rochdale's Crazy 8s STEM Club focusing on math, where they'll build stuff, run and jump, make music, and make a mess. It’s a totally new kind of math club! They’ll get to do mischief-making activities and get to take home some cool gadgets. Registration is for the 8-week session including: Glow-in-the-Dark Geometry; Bouncy Dice Explosion; Spy Training; Time of Your Life; Crazy Card Club; Flying Marshmallows; Let's Get Loud; and Toilet Paper Olympics.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
25
5:30PM

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6:30PM

Fright Night!

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Welcome to Fright Night at Rochdale Village! We will be watching a Halloween-themed movie while enjoying Halloween-themed activities.


Oct
26
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Fun Friday

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Join us on Fridays for some fun! Games, crafts, science experiments, movies, or...who knows? The program is open for children ages 5-12. Although space is limited, preregistration is not required.


Oct
27
10:00AM

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1:00PM

PRE-HSE-3S Class Fall 2019 – ALP - Saturdays

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

These classes will help you prepare for taking and passing the High School Equivalency (HSE) Exam. Classroom instruction covers all five subject areas which include math, reading, writing, science, and social studies. Applicants must register in person. For more information, please call the Rochdale Village ALC at 718-723-7662.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
27
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

In this 30-minute program, infants and toddlers enjoy bouncing rhymes, puppets, and free play with our toys and puzzles. An adult must accompany the child.


Oct
29
5:30PM

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6:30PM

Frankenstein at 200: Movie Viewing

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

2018 marks the 200th anniversary of the publication of the novel Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. We will be celebrating with a showing of "Young Frankenstein" starring Gene Wilder (1974, PG).


Oct
31
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Tricks and Treats

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Join us for magic tricks, a costume contest, and fun!


Nov
1
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Crafting Circle

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Do you have a crafting project you've wanted to finish? Come to the Rochdale Village to craft and chat!

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

Additional Dates


Nov
2
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Fun Friday

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Join us on Fridays for some fun! Games, crafts, science experiments, movies, or...who knows? The program is open to children ages 5-12. Although space is limited, preregistration is not required.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

In this 30-minute program, infants and toddlers enjoy bouncing rhymes, puppets, and free play with our toys and puzzles. An adult must accompany the child.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Toddler Time

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

It's Toddler Time! Join us for stories, rhymes, and songs for toddlers.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Vision Boards

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Do you have a 'vision' for the New Year? Come to our vision boards program and make it happen!

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

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Nov
5
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Fashion Trivia

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Think you know everything about fashion? Come to fashion trivia and win some fabulous prizes!


Nov
6
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Holiday Virtual Shopping!

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 4 openings

Join us for a fun and interactive online shopping experience!
Online shopping is a convenient way to buy almost anything from the comfort of your home. While there are some risks with shopping online, there are also many ways to protect yourself and your financial information. Learn more about staying safe when shopping online in these very informative hands-on sessions.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
10
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Friend Speed Dating

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Would you like to make a new friend? Come to friend speed dating, where you can meet new people in your community!


Nov
15
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Virtual Travel Thursday

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 4 openings

Join us for an interactive, hands-on travel booking experience! Learn how to search the Internet for online travel deals, and how to successfully book a flight or vacation. Laptops provided.


Nov
29
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Adult Book Discussion: "Bad Feminist" by Roxane Gay

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Come to Rochdale Village to discuss "Bad Feminist" by Roxane Gay. We want to know what you think of the book!


Dec
1
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

In this 30-minute program, infants and toddlers enjoy bouncing rhymes, puppets, and free play with our toys and puzzles. An adult must accompany the child.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
1
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Holiday Movie Magic

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Happy Holidays, Rochdale Village! During the month of December we will be showing holiday movies! Come to the meeting room to see a childhood classic or a new favorite!

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

Additional Dates


Dec
6
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Holiday Trivia

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Think you know everything about the holidays? Come to holiday trivia where you can learn something new!


Dec
20
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Adult Book Discussion: "Crazy Rich Asians" by Kevin Kwan and movie

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Come to Rochdale Village to discuss "Crazy Rich Asians." There will be a discussion and a movie showing. Movie is rated PG-13.


Dec
28
1:30PM

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2:30PM

It is Rocket Science a STEM workshop for Children

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

An interactive workshop that explores rocketry basics and scientific concepts such as Newton's laws of motion through various crafts and activities.


Dec
29
2:00PM

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3:00PM

STEAM Activity

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. Bring your child to this craft/activity so that they can learn about the above subjects while having fun. Recommended for children ages 6 and up.


Dec
31
11:15AM

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12:00PM

Family New Year's Countdown and Celebration

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Kids of all ages are invited to celebrate the coming of the New Year 2019. We will ring in the New Year with a story or two, resolutions, and noisemakers and hats. Ten seconds to noon we will have a countdown and a balloon drop. Join us on Monday, December 31, from 11:15 am to noon at the Rochdale Village Library.


Thank you for your interest in the Friends of the Library at Queens Library.

We currently do not have a Friends group at this location, however, kindly contact the Friends Administrator (friends@queenslibrary.org) to find an active Friends group near you. 

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. 

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