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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF ROSEDALE

May
28
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Chess For All

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

This program is open to all chess lovers: advanced players, intermediates, and beginners.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Picture Book/Storytime

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Children and their caretakers enjoy picture book reading mixed with songs, finger play, and dancing ending with age-appropriate arts and crafts.

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

Additional Dates


May
29
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Arts & Crafts: Raise Your Flag

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Come join us as we make flags in honor of our veterans and Armed Forces.


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May
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Bowling for All

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Come join us for a game of bowling!

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

Additional Dates


May
31
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Coding for All

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Join us as we learn the basics of coding and play some computer games!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
1
1:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Family Day Celebration

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

The Friends of The Rosedale Library invite you to "A Family Day Celebration." There will be different activities including Bingo and arts & crafts. Refreshments will be served. This program is made possible through the generous support of Council Member Donovan Richards.


Jun
1
1:45PM

--to--

3:30PM

Chess with Mr. Fariad

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

All chess lovers are welcome to this program: advanced players, intermediate, and beginners.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Teen Time

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Join us as we do fun activities (like games and/or arts and crafts) for teens!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Disco Divas featuring Roz Brown

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Break out your bell bottoms and platforms to travel back to the '70s with Roz Brown to celebrate the disco divas of the decade with songs like "Hot Stuff," "Bad Girls," "Car Wash," "I Will Survive," and countless other disco favorites.


Jun
4
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Computer Class for Adults and Seniors

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Adults and seniors can learn the basics of computer usage including how to browse the Internet, set up email accounts, and more.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
5
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Children's Puppet Show with Puppeteer Nicola Rose McEldowney

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Join Miss Nicola the puppeteer for 45 minutes of puppet fun! We'll sing songs, read stories, play some dance games, and above all, meet lots of friendly puppets! This is for children ages 5 and under. Space is limited. Registration is required.


Jun
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Bring Your Story: Be a Statue for Liberty

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Come join us as we make crafts that will transform us into Statues for Liberty! Learn about what the Statue of Liberty stands for and its significance.


Jun
6
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Summer Reading: Movies from Space!

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Join us for movies that are out of this world! This program is part of Summer Reading 2019: A Universe of Stories. Refreshments will be served.


Jun
7
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Bring Your Story: Coding Around the World

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Ever wanted to travel the world, and see other cultures and heritages? Come join us as we play and code computer games that will teach us about other countries!


Jun
8
1:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Movie Matinee: "Brother Outsider"

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

The Friends of The Rosedale Library invite you to a screening of "Brother Outsider" (2003). Refreshments will be served. This program is made possible through the generous support of Council Member Donovan Richards.


Jun
10
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

A Balloon Show with Nick The Balloonatic

Location: Rosedale
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.


Jun
12
1:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

STAR- Senior Theater Acting Repertory

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

The Friends of The Rosedale Library invite you to a presentation by STAR - Senior Theater Acting Repertory. STAR will entertain, inspire, and educate you through short comedic one acts and sing-alongs. Refreshments will be served. This program is made possible through the generous support of Council Member Donovan Richards.


Jun
12
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Bring Your Story: Packing Your Suitcase

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

If you were traveling to somewhere else, where would you go, what would you bring with you, and what would you look forward to in a new country? Join us as we make suitcases while learning about other heritages and countries!


Jun
17
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Bring Your Story: What the Future Will Know

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

What would you want the future to see about you and your heritage? Join us, as we create the stories of us, and transform our “documents” into papers of old!


Jun
19
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Jewelry Workshop

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Make your own piece of jewelry to keep or to give as a gift. All supplies will be included.


Jun
19
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Bring Your Story: What’s Your Flag?

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Create a flat that represents who you are!


Jun
24
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Summer Reading: Circuited Stars!

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Join us for this special Teen Time, where we will wire together a bright constellation with circuitry and lights! This program is part of our Summer Reading Program.


Jun
26
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Mr. Chris Musical Experience

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Join Mr. Chris in an educational musical experience with hip-hop music, movement, storytelling, and interactive games for ages 6-12. Space is limited. Preregistration is required.


Jun
27
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Summer Movie Nights with Assembly Member Alicia Hyndman

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Please join Assembly Member Alicia Hyndman as she hosts movie nights at three libraries:

Rosedale
Thursday, June 27 6PM-8PM: "Spider-man: Into the Spider-verse" (2018, PG)
Thursday, July 11 6PM-8PM: "Incredibles 2" (2018, PG)

Laurelton
Thursday, July 25 6PM-8PM: "Ralph Breaks the Internet" (2018, PG)
Thursday, August 8 6PM-8PM: "Hotel Transylvania" (2012, PG)

Central
Thursday, August 22 6PM-8PM: "A Wrinkle in Time" (2018, PG)

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

Additional Dates


Jun
29
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Fused Glass Jewelry Making Workshop for Adults

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

Learn about and make fused glass jewelry. Materials will be provided. Preregistration is required; class is limited to 20 participants.


Jul
2
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Computer Class for Adults and Seniors

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Adults and seniors can learn the basics of computer usage including how to browse the Internet, set up email accounts, and more.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
2
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Chess for All

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

This program invites all chess lovers: beginners, advanced players, and those in between.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
3
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Summer Reading: Read to Me!

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Children under 5 years old and their caregivers will enjoy a reading of picture books, interlaced with music, finger plays, and dancing. The program will end with age-appropriate arts and crafts, related to this year's Summer Reading Theme!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
5
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Coding for All

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Join us as we learn the basics of coding and play some computer games!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
6
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Summer Reading: Playtime

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Children are invited to explore educational fun toys and coloring in a relaxing atmosphere.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
6
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

Learn to Play Chess with Mr. Fariad

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

All chess lovers are welcome to this program.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
10
11:30AM

--to--

12:30PM

Summer Reading: Storytime for Little Astronauts!

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Come join us as we learn about rockets and space through a rocket-themed story time. This program is part of our Summer Reading Program.


Jul
10
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Summer Reading: Frame Yourself In A Rocket!

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Come join us as we make our own rocket picture frames!


Jul
11
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Bowling for All

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Come join us for a game of bowling!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
13
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Family Movie Matinee

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Families can enjoy an afternoon of featured movies in a simulated movie theater! Bring your snacks.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
15
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Summer Reading: Crafts in Space

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Come join us as we make crafts that are out of this world! This program is part of our Summer Reading Program.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
17
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Summer Reading: Create Your Own Constellation

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Come join us as we make our own constellations to take home. This program is part of our Summer Reading Program.


Jul
24
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Summer Reading: Make Your Own Telescope!

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Come join us as we make our own personal telescopes and learn about the night sky! This program is part of our Summer Reading Program.


Jul
31
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Summer Reading: Astronaut Helmets!

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Come join us as we create astronaut helmets that we can all wear! Create your helmet and take off into space! This program is part of our Summer Reading Program.


Aug
7
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Summer Reading: Galaxy Bracelets

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Come join us as we make space-themed bracelets! This program is part of our Summer Reading Program.


Aug
14
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Summer Reading: Glow in the Dark Lacing!

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Come join us as we lace together constellations that glow in the dark! This program is part of our Summer Reading Program.


Aug
21
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Summer Reading: The Force Awakens!

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Come join us as we prepare to become Jedi masters and make our own lightsabers! This program is part of our Summer Reading Program.


Aug
28
2:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Summer Reading: Alien Invasion in a Box!

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Come join us as we compete to create and show off the coolest alien made from the materials in a box of random space junk! This program is part of our Summer Reading Program.


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:  October 19, 2017

Current Board Members:

President - David Pecoraro

Vice President - Jannie Downes-Charles

Treasurer - Stacey Osbourne

Secretary - Lorraine Gittens-Bridges

Member-at-Large - Jackie Campbell

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