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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF ST. ALBANS

Nov
25
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Keep Calm and Color On: Adult Coloring

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Join us on selected Saturdays for a morning of relaxing coloring. All supplies will be provided. Welcome to bring your own.


Nov
25
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Family Movie Day @ St. Albans

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Join us on selected Saturday's for the latest & hottest new releases. This month we will be showing: "The Emoji Movie" @ 10:00 a.m. & "Descendants 2" @ 2:00p.m.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
28
1:30PM

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2:30PM

Adult/Senior Bingo

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Join us on selected Tuesdays for a little competition and maybe win a prize playing Bingo.


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Dec
4
12:30PM

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2:30PM

Christmas Movie Matinee: "Believe"

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

A man considers selling his family business when the economy sours, despite the fact that doing so would mean canceling the town's beloved Annual Christmas pageant.


Dec
6
10:00AM

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10:45AM

Family Picture Book Time

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-5 and their parents or other adult caregivers enjoy fingerplays, stories, and related crafts, helping children develop important literacy skills.

The St. Albans Library, 191-05 Linden Blvd., St. Albans, NY 11412
Tele: 718 528-8186
The St. Albans Library, 191-05 Linden Blvd., St. Albans, NY 11412
Tele: 718 528-8186

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

Additional Dates


Dec
7
4:00PM

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4:45PM

Decorate the St. Albans Branch Christmas Tree

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

It's that time of year again. Time to decorate the St. Albans Library Christmas tree. Join us in the adult room as we light up the library for the Christmas season.


Dec
9
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Adult Coloring: Keep Calm & Color On

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Coloring is great for relaxation. Come and join us on selected Saturdays for a colorful, stress-free morning. All supplies will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
9
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Ugly Christmas Sweater Craft for Kids

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Join us on selected Saturdays as we make new and exciting Christmas crafts. Recommended for children 8-12, whom must be accompanied with an adult.


Dec
9
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Movie Saturday at St. Albans

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Join us on selected Saturdays as we view the latest and hottest new movie releases. This month we will be showing "Spiderman - Homecoming".


Dec
11
12:30PM

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2:30PM

Christmas Movie Matinee: "Almost Christmas"

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

A beloved patriarch asks his family for one gift this holiday season; he wishes for his family to get along. If they can honor that wish and spend five days under the same roof without killing one another, it will be a Christmas miracle.


Dec
18
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Adult Craft Hour: Ceramic Tile with Markers

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Join us as we learn how to decorate a plain ceramic tile into a piece of nice artwork for your home.


Dec
21
6:00PM

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7:00PM

The Roz Brown Christmas Experience

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Join us for the Roz Brown Christmas Experience as we celebrate the holidays with familiar favorites like “The Christmas Song,” “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” “Winter Wonderland” and more.


Dec
23
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Family Christmas Movies

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Join us for a day of enjoyable and fun Christmas movies.
"Polar Express" at 10:30 a.m. - A doubting 8-year-old is whisked to the North Pole on a magical train for a meeting with Santa.
"Arthur Christmas" at 2 p.m. - Santa's son must ensure the children of the world receive their presents by Christmas morning.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
23
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Wreath Coloring Christmas Craft for Kids

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Kids, don't have a wreath to hang on your door for Christmas? Drop in and color a wreath for Santa. Recommended for kids 8-12 years old. Must be accompanied with an adult.


Dec
30
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Saturday Movies at St. Albans : " Baby Driver"

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

A talented, young getaway driver (Ansel Elgort) relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the best in the game. But after being coerced into working for a crime boss (Kevin Spacey), he must face the music when a doomed heist threatens his life, love and freedom.


Dec
30
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Saturday Movies at St. Albans: "Girls Trip"

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

When four lifelong friends travel to New Orleans for the annual Essence Festival, sisterhoods are rekindled, wide sides are rediscovered, and there's enough dancing and romancing to make the Big Easy blush.


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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