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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF SOUTH HOLLIS

Apr
20
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.

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Apr
20
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Freedom From Smoking Program

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Do you want to quit smoking? This free program will give you the tools to manage cigarette cravings and urges. We still discuss many topics, including triggers, Nicotine Replacement Therapy, stress, and weight management. Reserve your seat by calling
Melissa at 917-521-9582 or Davidson at 718-206-8494. Now is the time to quit! You can do it!

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Apr
21
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.

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Apr
23
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.

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

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Apr
23
5:30PM

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7:30PM

We Are New York Community Project

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.

The We Are New York Community Project uses the 10-part Emmy Award winning TV series "We Are New York" to offer free ten-week English Conversation Classes. WANY classes are designed to help immigrant New Yorkers learn everyday English and inform them about New York City services.

South HollisMon, Apr 30, 20185:30PM - 7:30PM
South HollisMon, May 7, 20185:30PM - 7:30PM

Apr
25
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.

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

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Apr
25
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Education Coaching

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Ralph Dickinson, Education Specialist at The City University of New York (CUNY), will be at the library on Wednesdays from 2PM to 4PM to provide free education counseling. Individual drop in sessions will include discussion of education and career goals, research on education programs and financial aid, and help with applying to programs.


Apr
26
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!

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

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Apr
26
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.

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

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Apr
27
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Kids Game Day

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Kids play board game.s

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

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Apr
28
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Author Visit: Voncille Y. Chaney Presents "I Am Queen Ruby"

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Queens native and author/illustrator Voncille Y. Chaney will join us at South Hollis to share her newest book "I Am Queen Ruby" and discuss her process.


May
1
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.

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

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May
2
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.

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May
2
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.

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May
3
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Nutrition workshop for kids

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Kids will learn how to read food labels and keep fit by eating a healthy breakfast and snacks.


May
3
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

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May
5
11:00AM

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4:00PM

The South Hollis Friends Spring Garden Plant Sale!

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

The South Hollis Friends Spring Garden Plant Sale!

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May
8
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.

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May
16
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Chinese Calligraphy Workshop

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us to learn the basics of Chinese calligraphy, including the instruments used for writing, basic writing order, and how to write your own name.


May
16
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Monthly Maker Program

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for our monthly maker program where teens and tweens can combine creativity and art with science and technology to create something new!

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May
17
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Haitian Flag Day Celebration

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join Alexair Dreams Storytelling for our Haitian Flag Day Celebration! We will pay homage to Haiti's rich history and traditions through singing, dancing, and storytelling. Show your love for Haiti! Celebrate with Alexair Dreams Storytelling.


May
17
5:15PM

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6:45PM

Korean Calligraphy Workshop

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

This Korean calligraphy workshop explores the visual art of the Korean tradition of artistic writing in Hanguel, Korean alphabet. This workshop will provide you with high-quality tools for the visual art so that you can keep your own work proudly.


May
21
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Let Your Fingers Do the Talking: Introduction to American Sign Language

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Learn how to communicate with your hands in this interactive workshop on the basics of American Sign Language.


May
23
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Introduction to Peking Opera

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for an introduction to Peking Opera. We'll learn about the different roles, make-up and masks, how people sing each role, and why it is an important part of Chinese culture.


May
24
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Chair Yoga Irene

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

There's no need to bring a mat to this yoga class. Irene Failenbogen will teach techniques and exercises that can be practiced while seated in chairs. Space is limited. Preregistration is required. Please wear workout clothing and sneakers.


May
24
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Learning Korean!

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Do you want to order Korean food in Korean? Do you want to talk to your Korean neighbors in Korean? Do you want to read all Korean signs? Then this class is for you! You will be able to introduce yourself in Korean! You will know the history of Korean alphabet, Hanguel.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
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Jun
4
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Russian Language Instruction

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Our Russian language class will focus on learning common everyday, typical phrases; basic grammar based on everyday usage of the language; and the pronunciation of vowels and consonants.


Jun
7
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Queens Library Rocks! with Drum Beats Percussionist Freddy Dugaurd

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.

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

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Jun
11
6:15PM

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7:30PM

Jazz Plus Presents Sounds of Motown

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

LA Blacksmith and his group Jazz Plus invite you on a musical journey through the hits of Motown featuring the music of superstars like the Temptations, Smokey Robinson, the Commodores, Billy Preston, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, The Jackson 5, Gladys Knight, The Marvelettes, Mary Wells, The Shirelles, and Ashford & Simpson.


Jun
18
5:15PM

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6:45PM

Sicilian Folk Dance Workshop

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

A workshop on Sicilian folk dances presented by Michela Musolino. Students will be introduced to the identifying rhythms of the accompanying music as the students learn the steps particular to these Sicilian folk dances (tarantella & ballettu). The workshop is open to all ages and skill levels. Students should wear comfortable clothes and footwear.


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
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
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
5
2:00PM

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3:30PM

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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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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