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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF ST. ALBANS

Jun
18
3:00PM

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5:30PM

STACKS

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

After-school help

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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.


Jun
22
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Children's Fun Game Day

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Every Friday children ages 6 and up are welcome to join in the fun playing various types of board games with their friends and neighbors at the St. Albans Library.

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Jun
23
2:00PM

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3:45PM

Saturday Cinema @ St. Albans Library

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Join us as we view the movie "Early Man" (2018, PG) 6/2 and "Pacific Rim Uprising" (2018, PG-13) 6/23.


Jul
14
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Adult Coloring

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Join us for a stress-free morning of coloring.


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.

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

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Oct
20
2:00PM

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4:00PM

St. Albans: A Neighborhood’s Musical History

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Jazz, doo-wop, hip hop, and gospel: St. Albans has a history with a big soundtrack by local artists. Come hear live neighborhood storytellers and the recordings that touched their lives. See historic photos and maps of St Albans and bring your own family’s history and photos to share in the library's digital archives collections. The Queens Memory team will be on hand to scan and save them to a free flash drive that you can take home.


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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