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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF ROSEDALE

Dec
13
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Picture Book Hour

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Children enjoy picture book reading, interlaced with music, finger plays and dancing. Age appropriate arts and crafts conclude this fun hour.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
13
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Crafternoon

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Children use their creative minds during this program, using different media: paper, fabric, beads etc.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
14
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Scratch Computer Program

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Children learn to create their own computer games using Scratch.

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

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Dec
14
6:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Dance Fitness

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Instructor Althea Bazemore leads this fitness class that uses easy to follow dance moves geared at increasing cardiovascular fitness, body toning and burning calories. Wear loose clothing and sneakers. Be sure to bring a bottle of water. Space is limited. Participation is first come, first served.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
15
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Game Friday

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Children enjoy a variety of games: board, computer and card.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
16
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Learn to Play Chess with Mr. Fariad

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Mr. Fariad invites all chess lovers to join him to have fun games. All are welcome: beginner, intermediate and advanced players.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
16
2:30PM

--to--

4:15PM

Teen Coding with Matpreneur

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Youth will learn how to do computer coding and how to create websites.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
19
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Basic Computer Class For Adults

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Learn and understand the world of technology. Come get a solid foundation and have fun in the process.


Dec
19
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Chess For All

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

This chess program welcomes all who are interested in the game, chess: advance players, beginners and in between.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
23
2:00PM

--to--

4:15PM

Family Movies

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Families enjoy feature movies in a simulated theatre atmosphere. Bring your snacks.


Jan
2
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Computer Basics for Adults

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 12 openings

Adults learn and understand the world of technology, and receive a solid foundation while having fun in the process.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
2
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Chess For All

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

This chess program welcomes all who are interested in the game. For advance players, beginners and in between.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
3
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Picture Book Story Time

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Children in preschool or younger can attend with their parents or caregivers to enjoy picture book reading interlaced with music, dancing, clapping and finger plays. The program ends with an age appropriate arts and crafts.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Crafternoon

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Come and use your creative minds during this program with different media: paper, fabric, beads etc.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
4
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Scratch Computer Program

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Learn to create your own computer games using Scratch.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
5
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Game Friday

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Children and teens enjoy a variety of games: board, computer, video and card games.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
6
1:30PM

--to--

3:30PM

Learn to Play Chess with Mr. Fariad

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Mr. Fariad invites all chess lovers to join him to have fun games. All are welcome: beginners, intermediates and advance players.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
6
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Teen Coding with Matpreneur

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Youth will learn how to do computer coding and how to create websites.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
8
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Talent Show

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

The youth are encouraged to share their talents with others. Talents include: singing, spoken arts, dancing etc.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
8
6:00PM

--to--

7:15PM

Pop Music Meets Flamenco and Modern Dance

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Recording Artist/singer/guitarist Edwin Vazquez mixes the dance styles of modern dance and flamenco with pop music.


Jan
13
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Family Movies

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Families enjoy feature movies in a simulated theatre atmosphere. Bring your own snacks.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
16
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Hip Hop Yoga: Urban Rhythm Flex & Flow with Crystal Starr

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Hip hop yoga aims to invigorate the mind, body and spirit as you flow through your favorite Hip Hop,R&B, Motown, Neo Soul and Afro-Beat Rhythms. Feel good and have fun!

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

Additional Dates


Jan
22
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Zumba for Teens with Audrey

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Join us for a fun, dance-based exercise program designed just for teens.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
12
6:00PM

--to--

7:15PM

Jazz and Civil Rights: A Talk with the Author of "Phoebe's Fantasy" Hugh Wyatt

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Did you know that Jewish impresario Phoebe Jacobs cajoled the mafia and the music industry to save the careers of Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington? Or that Duke Ellington helped to integrate nightclubs? Discover the forgotten history of jazz, mafia and civil rights with journalist and author of "Phoebe's Fantasy", Hugh Wyatt.


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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