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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF ST. ALBANS

May
30
12:15PM

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2:15PM

Movie Afternoon

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Join us we show the newest & latest movie releases:
5/2: "Aquaman" (2018, PG-13)
5/9: "Green Book" (2018, PG-13)
5/16: "Mary Poppins" (1964)
5/23: "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" (2018, PG-13)
5/30: "Robin Hood" (2018)


Jun
1
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Beginners' Quilting Workshop

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

This is a series of six beginning quilting classes. Registration required. Visit or call the branch to register.

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

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Jun
1
11:00AM

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5:00PM

Saturday Drop-In Crafts

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

This is a three-part series of drop-in crafts.
June 1: Create waterproof pouches made with zip lock bags and fancy duck tape.
June 8: Paint by stickers and coloring pages
June 15: Create a vision board.

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Jun
5
11:00AM

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12:00PM

St. Albans Crochet Stars

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Join us to share crochet patterns and techniques. There will be lessons for beginners, with all skill levels welcome to attend. Please bring your own yarn and crochet needles.

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

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Jun
5
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Mr. Chris Musical Experience

Location: St.Albans
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.

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

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Jun
6
12:15PM

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2:15PM

Movie Afternoon at St. Albans

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Join us for the latest & newest releases:
6/6 - What Men Want (2019, R): A woman is boxed out by the male sports agents in her profession, but gains an unexpected edge over them when she develops the ability to hear men's thoughts.
6/13 - Glass (2019, PG-13) : Security guard David Dunn uses his supernatural abilities to track Kevin Wendell Crumb, a disturbed man who has twenty-four personalities.

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

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Jun
12
4:00PM

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5:15PM

Bring Your Story: Create Your Family Flag

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Let your imagination run free and create your family flag! Combine colors and shapes which come from the flags of your families country or countries of origin. You can also use colors and pictures that are meaningful to your family, and make a unique family flag that celebrates your heritage!


Jun
14
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Father's Day Cards

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 6 openings

Show dad some love on his special day! Grandfathers, brothers, and uncles are included. Make them a beautiful card and tell them how you much you love them. Registration is required.


Jun
15
1:00PM

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3:00PM

A Watercolor Workshop for Adults

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 10 openings

Tina Jefferson leads this painting class where participants will learn tips and techniques to create their own watercolor masterpiece. No art experience needed. Materials will be provided. Space is limited. Preregistration is required.


Jun
19
4:00PM

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5:15PM

Black Music Month Celebration: Make a Flute, Play Some Music

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

To celebrate Black Music Month, we have flutes you can decorate. Afterwards we will make sweet music with the flutes and other instruments.


Jun
20
12:15PM

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2:15PM

Movie Afternoon at St. Albans

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

6/20 - The Mule (2019) : A 90-year-old horticulturist and Korean War veteran turns drug mule for a Mexican cartel.
6/27: The Upside(2017, PG-13): A comedic look at the relationship between a wealthy man with quadriplegia and an unemployed man with a criminal record who's hired to help him.

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

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Jul
10
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
11
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
18
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Summer Reading: Galaxy Bracelets

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Children grades K- 6 grade can make space theme bracelets. All materials are provided.


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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