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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF SOUTH JAMAICA

Oct
22
2:00PM

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6:00PM

Reading Coach

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

One-on-one reading assistance is available to children every Monday at South Jamaica library.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
23
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Introductory Computer Class

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Please join the South Jamaica Library for our introductory computer class. Participants will learn basic computer skills, such as searching the Internet, creating and sending emails, and beginners' Microsoft Word.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
23
4:00PM

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5:00PM

LINC Storytime

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Join Literacy, Inc. at South Jamaica for a fun biweekly storytime.

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

Additional Dates


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Oct
24
3:00PM

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6:00PM

Civilian Complaint Review Board

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Join the Civilian Complaint Review Board to learn the following information: Structure and authority of the CCRB; civilian rights and responsibilities during police encounters such as stop & frisk; how to file a complaint; highlight de-escalation; explain the processes of investigation and mediation.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
24
4:00PM

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5:00PM

South Jamaica Kids Club

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

After-school events including crafts, spelling bees, games, and more. All children welcome!

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

Additional Dates


Oct
24
4:00PM

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5:00PM

ESOL Conversation Class

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Join us for ESOL conversation classes on Wednesday evenings.

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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6:30PM

Family Storytime

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Come to the library to listen to stories, sing songs, and color pictures. Toddlers and babies welcome!

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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5:00PM

Fun Friday

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Movies and games on Fridays. All kids welcome!

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

Additional Dates


Oct
31
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Halloween Spooktacular

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Dare to come to the haunted library for some Halloween crafts and spooky stories. All children welcome!


Nov
8
6:30PM

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7:45PM

103rd Precinct Build A Block Meeting

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Come to the Build A Block Meeting at South Jamaica to speak with officers from the 103rd precinct about your community.


Nov
21
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Thanksgiving Story & Craft

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Kick off the holiday season starting with Thanksgiving. Come to the library to hear a story and get creative making a fall craft. All children welcome!


Dec
5
5:00PM

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5:30PM

Kindness Read-Aloud

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Join us for a special storytime. We will read stories and sing songs about choosing kindness in our lives. All families welcome! For more information about the It's Time For Kind campaign and programming, visit https://queenslib.org/itstimeforkind2018.


Dec
20
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Winter Wonderland Story & STEM craft

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Join the fun at South Jamaica Library for winter stories and a snowstorm in a jar project. All children welcome!


Jan
31
5:30PM

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7:30PM

Spelling Bee (3rd grade-8th grade)

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Join the South Jamaica Library for the first annual spelling bee. 3rd graders - 8th graders welcome to participate! Preregistration required.


Feb
6
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Kids' Club Celebrates Black History!

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Join the kids' club of South Jamaica Library for stories and crafts celebrating Black History Month! All children welcome!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
6
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Kids' Club Celebrates Women's History!

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Join the South Jamaica Kids' Club throughout the month to learn about women's history. All children welcome!

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.

We currently do not have a Friends group at this location, however, kindly contact the Friends Administrator (friends@queenslibrary.org) to find an active Friends group near you. 

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. 

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