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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF SOUTH HOLLIS

Oct
24
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Beginner's Computer Class

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Learn the basics of computers in our weekly class running September through June. Registration recommended. This is a weekly class and participation at least three times a month is expected.

South HollisWed, Oct 31, 201811:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, Nov 7, 201811:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, Nov 14, 201811:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, Nov 21, 201811:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, Nov 28, 201811:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, Dec 5, 201811:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, Dec 12, 201811:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, Dec 19, 201811:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, Dec 26, 201811:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, Jan 2, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, Jan 9, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, Jan 16, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, Jan 23, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, Jan 30, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, Feb 6, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, Feb 13, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, Feb 20, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, Feb 27, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, Mar 6, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, Mar 13, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, Mar 20, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, Mar 27, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, Apr 3, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, Apr 10, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, Apr 17, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, Apr 24, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, May 1, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, May 8, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, May 15, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, May 22, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, May 29, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, Jun 5, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, Jun 12, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisWed, Jun 19, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM

Oct
24
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Nutrition Workshops for Children Ages 6-12

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6 to 12 will learn about nutrition in a fun and interactive way. This program focuses on nutritious food choices. Children will learn the five food groups and why healthy eating is important for their bodies.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
25
12:30PM

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2:00PM

Intermediate Computer Class

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Our weekly intermediate computer class is for anyone who knows the basics, but wants to learn more advanced computer skills. Registration is recommended. This is a weekly class running September-June and we recommend attending at least three classes a month.

South HollisThu, Nov 1, 201812:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, Nov 8, 201812:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, Nov 15, 201812:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, Nov 29, 201812:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, Dec 6, 201812:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, Dec 13, 201812:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, Dec 20, 201812:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, Dec 27, 201812:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, Jan 3, 201912:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, Jan 10, 201912:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, Jan 17, 201912:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, Jan 24, 201912:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, Jan 31, 201912:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, Feb 7, 201912:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, Feb 14, 201912:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, Feb 21, 201912:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, Feb 28, 201912:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, Mar 7, 201912:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, Mar 14, 201912:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, Mar 21, 201912:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, Mar 28, 201912:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, Apr 4, 201912:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, Apr 11, 201912:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, Apr 18, 201912:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, Apr 25, 201912:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, May 2, 201912:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, May 9, 201912:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, May 16, 201912:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, May 23, 201912:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, May 30, 201912:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, Jun 6, 201912:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, Jun 13, 201912:30PM - 2:00PM
South HollisThu, Jun 20, 201912:30PM - 2:00PM

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Oct
25
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Teen Arts Club

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Every other week we'll explore a new arts technique and create our own projects.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
25
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Kids' Board Game Day

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

A day for kids to play board games.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
25
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Adult Haitian Creole Computer Class

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

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

South HollisThu, Nov 1, 20186:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, Nov 8, 20186:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, Nov 15, 20186:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, Nov 29, 20186:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, Dec 6, 20186:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, Dec 13, 20186:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, Dec 20, 20186:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, Dec 27, 20186:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, Jan 3, 20196:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, Jan 10, 20196:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, Jan 17, 20196:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, Jan 24, 20196:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, Jan 31, 20196:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, Feb 7, 20196:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, Feb 14, 20196:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, Feb 21, 20196:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, Feb 28, 20196:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, Mar 7, 20196:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, Mar 14, 20196:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, Mar 21, 20196:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, Mar 28, 20196:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, Apr 4, 20196:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, Apr 11, 20196:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, Apr 18, 20196:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, Apr 25, 20196:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, May 2, 20196:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, May 9, 20196:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, May 16, 20196:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, May 23, 20196:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, May 30, 20196:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, Jun 6, 20196:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, Jun 13, 20196:00PM - 7:30PM
South HollisThu, Jun 20, 20196:00PM - 7:30PM

Oct
26
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.

Additional Dates


Oct
26
2:30PM

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5:00PM

Freestyle Fridays

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us after school on Fridays to hang out with your friends and participate in activities like board games, ping pong, art, and karaoke! Each week features a different activity; come on by to check it out!

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

Additional Dates


Oct
26
4:00PM

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5:45PM

Kids' Film

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

We will show a children's film or family film, a genre that contains children or relates to them in the context of home and family.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
27
11:00AM

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12:30PM

21st Century Tech Skills

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

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, Nov 3, 201811:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Nov 10, 201811:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Nov 17, 201811:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Nov 24, 201811:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Dec 1, 201811:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Dec 8, 201811:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Dec 15, 201811:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Dec 22, 201811:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Dec 29, 201811:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Jan 5, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Jan 12, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Jan 19, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Jan 26, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Feb 2, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Feb 9, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Feb 16, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Feb 23, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Mar 2, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Mar 9, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Mar 16, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Mar 23, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Mar 30, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Apr 6, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Apr 13, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Apr 20, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Apr 27, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, May 4, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, May 11, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, May 18, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, May 25, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Jun 1, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Jun 8, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Jun 15, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM
South HollisSat, Jun 22, 201911:00AM - 12:30PM

Oct
27
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Ping Pong Club

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Come to the library to challenge friends to ping pong every Saturday afternoon.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
29
12:00PM

--to--

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.

Additional Dates


Oct
29
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Ghostly Tales

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

In honor of Halloween, children and teens are invited to tell spooky stories around the "campfire" and play a game of Exquisite Corpse to create new tales.


Oct
29
6:30PM

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7:30PM

ESOL Conversation Class

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

FREE ENGLISH CLASSES FOR ADULTS

The ESOL classes are free and are for those who want to improve their English speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. Participants will learn English for work, home, and the community, along with US culture and citizenship skills. All levels are welcome and classes are taught by a dedicated and knowledgeable instructor.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
30
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Children's Arts and Crafts

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Jump-start your child's creativity with these simple crafts made from all varieties of colorful paper.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
30
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Haunted House Challenge

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Children and teens will create their own haunted houses using a range of materials.


Oct
31
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

The Hip Hop Halloween Workout

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join Davon Livingston for a spooky Hip Hop workout. All are welcome to join us for a night of fun; we advise that you bring a costume for even more fun!

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

Additional Dates


Oct
31
4:00PM

--to--

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.


Nov
1
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Comics Club

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Every other week we'll discuss the latest comics and create our own comic books or comic-related craft.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
1
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.

Additional Dates


Nov
1
6:15PM

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7:45PM

Inspired Ink Writers' Group

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join a group of writers in this monthly writers' meetup hosted by South Hollis Library to discuss your work.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Make Your Own Magazine

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Make your own magazine!

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Vision Board Program

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Create your own visual representation of your goals for the next five years. All ages welcome!

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Fun with Theater

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Teens and tweens (grades 5 and up) will get an introduction to theater, play acting games, and write and produce their own original play in June.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
5
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Meet the Author: "I Never Thought I Would Be a Statistic" by Joanne M. Cherisma

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Local author Joanne M. Cherisma relates the numbing effect that domestic violence had on her body and mind in her book "I Never Thought I Would Be a Statistic." Joanne broke free of the cycle of abuse, shame, and guilt and rebuilt her life and now would like to empower others to be survivors.
Books will be available for sale and signing.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Photography Workshop

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

This four-week course will cover the basics of taking photos with a smartphone, tablet, or camera. At least one tablet and a few cameras will be available for students to practice on, but please bring your own if you have one. The course will cover topics like framing a shot, setting up a photo shoot, and ways to present photos using traditional formats and social media.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
7
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Adult Coloring Program

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Think coloring is for kids? Not anymore! Join the crowd of adult coloring fans and find out why adults are going back to coloring.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
7
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Create Your Own Vision Board

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Create a visual display of your vision for yourself for the next five years. All ages welcome!


Nov
7
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Young Ambassadors

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Teens are invited to join our Young Ambassadors program to advise on future programs and learn about volunteering opportunities.


Nov
13
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Teen Techsplorers: Digital Storytelling

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Teens and tweens are invited to a special South Hollis Techsplorers series on digital storytelling. Participants will learn the basics of storytelling, and will explore various tools (including podcasting, animation, and video creation) to share content and stories.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
28
4:00PM

--to--

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.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
5
11:00AM

--to--

11:45AM

Kindness Read-Aloud

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Come join us for stories and songs about kindness. For more information about the It's Time For Kind campaign and programming, visit https://queenslib.org/itstimeforkind2018.


Dec
6
3:30PM

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4:30PM

It's Time for Kind Teen Arts Program

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Come join us for a special teen arts program that celebrates random acts of kindness.


Dec
10
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Monthly Maker Challenge!

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Each month we'll tackle a different creative and innovative challenge using recycled materials and arts and crafts supplies.


Dec
12
3:00PM

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4:00PM

It's Time for Kind: Make a Friendship Bracelet

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Celebrate kindness by making a friendship bracelet for someone in your life!


Dec
20
5:30PM

--to--

7:00PM

Winter Celebration Party

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Come join us to celebrate winter with songs, skits, and dances performed by South Hollis children and teens.


Jan
4
11:00AM

--to--

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.

Additional Dates


Feb
5
2:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Kids and Teens Technology Class

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Computer classes for kids & teens, beginner to advanced training.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Teen Techsplorers

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Every week teens and tweens (5th grade and up) will learn computer, technology, and research tips and techniques to help with school projects, studying, and high school or college prep.

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: 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

.