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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF ST. ALBANS

Jul
16
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Summer Movies at St. Albans

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

7/2 - "Miss Bala" (2019, PG-13)
7/9- "Tyler Perry's A Madea Family Funeral" (2019, PG-13)
7/16 - "Captain Marvel" (2019, PG-13)
7/23 - "Shazam!" (2019, PG-13)
7/30- "Us" (2019, R)

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

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Jul
17
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Summer Reading: Read-To-Me Ages 0-5

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Come in with the little one to participate in books, songs, and crafts. Receive a book log to log their books and time being read to. This is for children ages 0-5 and their parents/caregivers.

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

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Jul
18
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Summer Reading: Galaxy Bracelets

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Children ages 12 and up can make space-themed bracelets. All materials are provided.


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Jul
20
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Summer Saturday Movies at St. Albans

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

7/6 - "Miss Bala" (2019, PG-13)
7/13 - "Tyler Perry's A Madea Family Funeral" (2019, PG-13)
7/20 - "Shazam" (2019, PG-13)
7/27- "Us" (2019, R)

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

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Jul
22
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Summer Reading: Teen Session

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Please join us for a Teen Summer Reading Session.

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

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Jul
25
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Summer Reading: Grades 1-6

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

This is Summer Reading Club fun for school-age children in grades 1-6. Log your books and reading time. Meet new people, make new friends, and participate in fun activities.

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

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Jul
26
1:00PM

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1:45PM

Toddler Time

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Bring your little one ages 1-3 to crawl, walk, touch, feel, listen to a story, and play with other young toddlers.


Aug
1
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Daily Puzzles

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Boost your memory with challenging puzzles. We will make puzzles available to the community on a daily basis.

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

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Aug
2
11:00AM

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5:00PM

Fun Friday Board Games

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Join us at the St. Albans Library for a day of fun playing various board games.

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

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Aug
3
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Summer Movies at St. Albans

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

8/3 - "Little" (2019, PG-13)
8/10 - "Final Score" (2019, NC-17)
8/17 - "Wonder Park" (2019, PG)
8/24 - "Trading Paint" (2019, NC-17))
8/31 - "Uncle Drew" (2018, PG-13)

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

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Aug
5
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Space Theme Crossword Puzzles and Coloring

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

All are welcome to solve fun space theme puzzles and to color.

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

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Aug
12
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Summer Reading: DIY Moon Rocks

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Join us for this fun and creative craft.


Sep
3
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Daily Puzzles

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Boost your memory with challenging puzzles. The library will make puzzles available to the community on a daily basis.

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

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Sep
5
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Movies at St. Albans

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Join us for the hottest & latest new releases.
9/5 - "Isn't it Romantic" (2019)
9/12 - "A Simple Favor" (2018)
9/19 - "I Can Only Imagine" (2018)
9/26 - "Mr. Church" (2016)

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

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Sep
5
6:30PM

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7:30PM

St. Albans Community Book Club

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Join the monthly book club discussion group for avid adult readers in the community. We meet on the first Thursday evening of each month to discuss bestsellers, fiction, biographies, nonfiction, classics, and more. Book discussions question will be available at the Reference Desk.
9/5 - "Becoming" by Michelle Obama
10/3 - "Patsy" by Nicole Dennis-Benn
11/7-"Mondays Not Coming" by Tiffany D. Jackson
12/5- "A Celebration of Power & Creativity of Beyoncé Knowles-Carter" - by Veronica Chambers

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

Additional Dates


Sep
7
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Movies at St. Albans

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Join us for the hottest & latest new releases.
9/7 - "Fighting with My Family" (2019)
9/14 - "The Public" (2018)

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

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Sep
21
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Friends of St. Albans: Paint and Sip

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

Gina Samson’s artwork reflects the rich cultural heritage and vibrant colors of Haiti and the Caribbean, as well as her experience as an immigrant in the New York City urban environment. Space is limited. Preregistration is required.


Sep
28
11:00AM

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3:00PM

Vision Board 2020

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Visualize your 2020 goals by creating a vision board! We'll have art supplies and a plethora of recycled magazines that you can use to create an inspirational collage. You are welcome to bring light refreshments.


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: February 10, 1992; re-chartered on July 3rd 1998; re-chartered November 15, 2007

Current Board Members:

President – Lynn E. Owens
Vice President – Martha Oliver
Treasurer – Geraldine James 
Secretary – Millicent Gormandy

Members-at-Large- Tammy Reed & Victoria Bertrand Saunders 


 

Significant Accomplishments: Since 1994, the Friend has organized the annual Essay/Poetry Contests for community’s elementary students. Sponsored several arts and crafts exhibitions of the works of local community artists and craftspeople. The Friends have purchased computers and laptop table and electric work; and you can always count on seeing the Friends on our Annual Bus Trips to Albany and City Hall.

Contact Info: Community Library Manager at 718-528-8196.

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