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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF ST. ALBANS

Jun
27
2:00PM

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5:00PM

Jumpstart Your Job Search

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

Are you looking for work? Need help with your resume and cover letter? Join us for cover letter and resume workshops.


Jun
27
2:00PM

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5:00PM

Resume/Cover Letter Assistance

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

A Human Resources professional will be available to answer job related questions on the following areas (walk-ins, first come first serve)
1. Updating your resume/cover letter
2. Going to a job interview
3. How to network
4. Job search techniques


Jul
7
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Fun Friday Games

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Fun game day at the St. Albans Library. Come enjoy various board games.

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

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Jul
10
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Tween & Teen Summer Reading: Build a Better World

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Join us on selected Mondays' for Summer Reading Art & Crafts.
7/10 - Coastal Art
7/17 - Tie Dye with Baby Wipes
7/24 - Water Color Circle Art
7/31 - Mardi Gras Picture Frames
All supplies will be provided. Preregistration is required.

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

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Jul
12
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Summer Reading Club Read-To-Me

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

Join the Read-To-Me Summer Reading Club at the St. Albans Library!
Hear stories, and make arts and crafts about the different ways little hands can build a better world. For ages 0-5.
Registration is required.

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

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Jul
13
2:00PM

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3:00PM

School Age Summer Reading Club Sessions

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

Join the School Age Summer Reading Club. Learn all the different ways you can help to build a better world. Read books, complete activities, receive rewards, and make new friends along the way!
For grades 1-6.
Registration is required.

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

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Jul
15
10:30AM

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11:30AM

St Albans Adult Coloring: Everyone is Welcome

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Coloring isn't just for kids! It can help improve concentration and stress levels. Bring your pencils and get ready to have some fun.

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

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Jul
15
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Movies @ St. Albans

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Join us on selected Saturdays' for the latest & hottest new releases.
7/15: "The Shack"
7/29: Family Movie; "Sing"

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

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Jul
24
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Meditation Workshop Series for Adults

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Vajra Henderson teaches simple but effective techniques for transcending limitations and discovering your true potential, and shows you how to integrate these ancient and powerful techniques into your daily life.

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

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Aug
7
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Tween & Teen Summer Reading: Build a Better World

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Join us on selected Mondays for Tween & Teen Summer Reading .
8/7 : T-Shirt Bag
8/14 : DIY Wood Spring Wind Chimes
8/21 : Coloring & Puzzle Extravaganza
8/28 : Lanyard Extravaganza

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

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Aug
12
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Adult Coloring: Everyone is Welcome

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Join us on selected Saturdays for a relaxing morning of coloring. All supplies provided, but welcomed to bring your own.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
12
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Movie Saturdays @ St. Albans

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Join us on selected Saturdays of the month for the hottest new releases.
This month we will be showing "Get Out".


Aug
14
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Noni Rene

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Noni Rene brings a unique blend of rock and soul to her performance. Hear elements of various genres in her original songs; from the rock break up anthem "Get Out of Here;" to the laid-back groove of "Unavailable;" and the up-tempo, feel good jam "Good Vibes."


Aug
26
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Summer Family Movie Day @ St. Albans

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Join us on selected Saturday's for the latest and hottest new releases. This month we will be showing :
8/26 : Trolls
8/26 : Smurfs : The Lost Village

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

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Sep
11
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Queens Artists and Nonprofit Arts Organizations - Do You Need Funding?

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Queens Council on the Arts supports the hard work and contributions of Queens-based individual artists and nonprofit organizations producing cultural programming in all arts disciplines through grants. Applicants must attend a Application Information Session to learn about the guidelines before applying.


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 – James Dowdy
Vice President – Edna Worrell
Treasurer – Geraldine James 
Secretary – Millicent Gormandy
 

Committee Chairs:
Education - Millicent Gormandy
Programs - Rita Robinson & Marie Booker

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.

Friends Fun Facts: Last year, the Friends celebrated twenty years of service to the Library and the community.  Thomas Galante, recognized the contributions of the group.

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

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