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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF ST. ALBANS

Apr
26
1:00PM

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8:00PM

Read and share a poem on the Poet-tree

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Read & share a poem on the poet tree. The poet tree allows library customers to celebrate poetry by writing and sharing it. Library customers are encourage to write original poems or copy them from the library's poetry collection and hang on the poet tree using a colored index card, which is provided. Customers can add to the poet tree or read the poems that others have shared.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
28
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Adult Coloring

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Join us for a relaxing time of adult coloring.


Apr
28
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Saturday Movies @ St. Albans

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Join us as we view "The Justice League" (2017). The Justice League forms to defend humanity from an otherworldly threat called Steppenwolf.


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May
17
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Friends of St. Albans: Be A Friend!

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Join the St. Albans Friends. What does a Friends chapter do? Create public support for the Library.
Sponsor programs designed to enhance the cultural life of the community. Work with library staff on legislative advocacy. Provide direct financial assistance by working with library staff to purchase special items not included in the library budget.


May
19
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Adult Coloring

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Joins us for a relaxing morning of stress-free coloring.


May
19
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Adult Craft Hour: Design your own Glass Plate

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Turn a clear glass plate into a beautiful serving plate. Make it for yourself or give it as a gift for Mother's Day, birthday or any special occasion. Pre-registration is required to attend! Supplies are limited!


Jun
21
6:15PM

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7:15PM

Soulful Jazz

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Enjoy a fusion of jazz and soul with the smooth velvety vocals and saxophone stylings of Maverick Gaither who puts a jazz spin on songs like "I’ll Be Around" (The Spinners), "Let’s Stay Together" (Al Green), and "Glow Of Love" (Luther Vandross) and puts a soulful twist on tunes from jazz greats John Coltrane, Herbie Hancock, Grover Washington, Jr. and Louis Armstrong.


Jul
21
11:00AM

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1:00PM

Quilting Workshop for Adults: Beginners' Level

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

In this six-session workshop, Geraldine Hazel teaches beginning quilters basic sewing and quilting techniques by having them work on different projects as they develop new skills. Materials will be available for the first 18 participants.

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

Additional Dates


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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