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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF SOUTH HOLLIS

Jun
19
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Pre-Teens and Teens Comic Book Club

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

With manga becoming more popular than ever, we take a look at some of the most popular series and recommend top choices for teens.


Jun
20
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Adult Computer Class

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Adults learn various computer programs and skills at our weekly computer class.

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

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Jun
20
12:30PM

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2:30PM

Cards, Board Games, and More!

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Come join us every week for cards, chess, and board games at South Hollis.

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

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Jun
20
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Reader's Theater

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Teens and tweens are invited to join us for fun theater games and to perform adaptations of popular stories and books.


Jun
21
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Queens Library Rocks! with Drum Beats Percussionist Freddy Dugard

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

This upbeat and engaging three session drum workshop will have children rocking to the beat. Percussionist Freddy Dugard will kick-off Summer Reading "Library Rocks" with musical style and rhythmic patterns. Beginners and experinced participants are welcome. For children 8 to 12. Space is limited. Preregistration is required.


Jun
21
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Kick Off Summer Reading Program/Drum Workshop Event

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Kick Off Summer Reading Program/Drum Workshop Event


Jun
21
5:15PM

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6:45PM

Decorating a Russian Traditional Matrioshka Doll

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

In this session, we'll get a brief history of Russian culture and the matrioshka Russian doll. We'll also practice coloring our own matrioshka.


Jun
22
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Toddler Time and Preschool Stories

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, songs, rhymes, and fun for toddlers and preschoolers.

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

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Jun
22
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Japanese Language Learning

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Come learn basic Japanese language skills with our instructor.

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

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Jun
22
3:00PM

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6:00PM

Freestyle Pride Days

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

All through June, come enjoy games, music, karaoke, and art projects that are all about friendship, learning, self-esteem, and being proud of who you are during our Freestyle Fridays in the Teen Area!

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

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Jun
22
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Kids Game Day

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Kids play board game.s


Jun
23
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Ping Pong Club

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us every Saturday for ping pong fun.

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

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Jun
25
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Adults Bingo Club

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Play the world's friendliest Bingo game with your friends.

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

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Jun
26
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Teen Arts & Crafts

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Teens and tweens are invited to join us on Tuesdays for an arts and crafts program.


Jun
27
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Queens Library Rocks: Lunch and a Movie

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us every weekday for a free meal provided by the DOE and a short film.

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

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Jun
28
2:00PM

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2:30PM

Queens Library Rocks: Reading Buddies

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Come read with a friend or mentor!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
28
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Games Tournament Club

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children, tweens, and teens are invited to join us every Thursday for a games tournament. Uno, pictionary, checkers, chess - come every week to see what new game we're challenging you to!


Jun
28
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Adult Haitian Creole Computer Class

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Basic computer classes in Haitian Creole for adults and senior citizens.


Jun
28
6:30PM

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7:45PM

Inspired Ink Writer's Group

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Drop by our monthly writer's group meeting led by local author Voncille Chaney.


Jun
30
12:00PM

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4:00PM

STACKS Multicultural Festival

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

To celebrate the end of the school year, our STACKS after-school program attendees will present a festival of multicultural performances and art for the South Hollis community.


Jul
2
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Queens Library Rocks: Arts and Crafts

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Come join us for a different arts and crafts activity each day this summer!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
3
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Queens Library Rocks: Make Your Own Magazine!

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

This summer join your friends at South Hollis to create your own magazine!

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

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Jul
5
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Reader's Theater: Summer Edition!

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children, tweens, and teens are invited to join our weekly reader's theater program this summer. We'll meet every week to play theater games, learn about careers in theater, and work together to create and perform an original piece based on classic stories at the end of the summer. Reader's theater is a fun way to keep reading and literacy skills up during summer breaks. Weekly participation is highly encouraged!

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

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Jul
5
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Friends Of South Hollis Library Group Meeting

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Friends Of South Hollis Library Group Meeting

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

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Jul
6
2:30PM

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4:00PM

Queens Library Rocks: Board Games for Teens

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Come and play your favorite board games!

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

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Jul
6
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Queens Library Rocks: Board Games for Kids

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Come play your favorite board games!

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

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Jul
6
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Queens Library Rocks: Karaoke and Dance Central Challenge

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Every Friday come challenge your friends (and staff!) to a sing or dance-off!

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

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Jul
11
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Queens Library Rocks: Digital Storytelling

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Come learn how to create stories through podcasts, film, stop motion animation, and more!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
13
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Author Visit: Sarah Hutt "Crack the Code!" Girls Who Code Workshop

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 20 openings

Sarah Hutt, author of the latest activity book from Girls Who Code - "Crack the Code!" - will join us to talk about her career and share some coding activities with you. Participants will receive a copy of the book. For tweens ages 8-14. Registration recommended. All genders welcome!


Jul
14
11:00AM

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12:30PM

21st Century Tech Skills

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Online or by phone
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. If you wish to register, check availability for program date July 14, 2018
Availability: 10 openings

Using laptops, smart phones, and tablets, staff will demonstrate and teach you about different websites, tech tools, and social media tips to help with everyday needs.

South HollisSat, Jul 21, 201811:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Jul 28, 201811:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Aug 4, 201811:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Aug 11, 201811:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Aug 18, 201811:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Aug 25, 201811:00AM - 12:30PM

Jul
16
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Queens Library Rocks: Summer French Club

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Come learn and practice French this summer!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
17
2:30PM

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4:00PM

Queens Library Rocks: Google CS First Club

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Online or by phone
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. If you wish to register, check availability for program date July 17, 2018
Availability: 10 openings

Come learn to code at the library in our Google CS First Club. For children and teens ages 10-14.

South HollisWed, Jul 18, 20182:30PM - 4:00PM
South HollisThu, Jul 19, 20182:30PM - 4:00PM
South HollisFri, Jul 20, 20182:30PM - 4:00PM
South HollisMon, Jul 23, 20182:30PM - 4:00PM
South HollisTue, Jul 24, 20182:30PM - 4:00PM
South HollisWed, Jul 25, 20182:30PM - 4:00PM
South HollisThu, Jul 26, 20182:30PM - 4:00PM
South HollisFri, Jul 27, 20182:30PM - 4:00PM
South HollisMon, Jul 30, 20182:30PM - 4:00PM
South HollisTue, Jul 31, 20182:30PM - 4:00PM
South HollisWed, Aug 1, 20182:30PM - 4:00PM
South HollisThu, Aug 2, 20182:30PM - 4:00PM
South HollisFri, Aug 3, 20182:30PM - 4:00PM
South HollisMon, Aug 6, 20182:30PM - 4:00PM
South HollisTue, Aug 7, 20182:30PM - 4:00PM
South HollisWed, Aug 8, 20182:30PM - 4:00PM
South HollisThu, Aug 9, 20182:30PM - 4:00PM

Jul
26
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Great American Read Book Club: The Color Purple by Alice Walker

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Come join our new book club for customers ages 16 and above. Each month we'll read and discuss a different title. During the summer we'll be participating in the Great American Read, a national initiative to read and vote on America's favorite book. Our first title is The Color Purple by Alice Walker and we'll vote on the next book at our first meeting. Refreshments will be served!


Aug
1
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Queens Library Rocks: Summer Spanish Club

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us to learn and practice Spanish this summer!

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

Additional Dates


Aug
24
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Queens Library Rocks: Summer Reading Program Closing Party

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Come celebrate all your summer reading achievements with games, awards, and prizes!


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: May 10, 2016

Current Board Members:

President- Muying (Chena) Hunt

Vice President- Florence Robinson

Treasurer- George Parker

Secretary- Marie F. Bathard

Member-at-Large- Merrill Lindenbaum

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