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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF SOUTH OZONE PARK

Jan
22
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Computer Class

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

Learn the basics of using a computer.


Jan
23
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Read to Me

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18 months to three years and their caretakers are welcome to join us for stories, songs, and playtime.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
23
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Crochet Club

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

This is a crochet club for adults to make items for charity organizations. Please bring yarn and crochet needle. No registration needed.

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

Additional Dates


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Jan
24
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Jewelry Making Workshop

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Come create your own beaded necklace or bracelet.


Jan
25
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Henna and Nail Art

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Come join us and learn how to do some nail art and henna designs, or show off your design skills. All supplies will be provided.


Feb
8
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Arts & Crafts

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-14 years old, come join us and create winter crafts.


Feb
11
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Black History Jeopardy

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Join us as we celebrate Black History Month and share your knowledge! There will be questions about black history, famous African Americans, music, athletes, and other topics.


Feb
15
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Let's Move!

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Let's Move! Come join the program inspired by former First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move!” campaign. In the United States, childhood obesity rates have tripled. The “Let’s Move!” initiative aims to reduce obesity and prolong life for Americans. Come learn about the “Let’s Move!” program, the benefits of physical activity for heart health, and much more.


Feb
16
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Traveling Shoes: Black Migration - History of Soca

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Davin McLeod traces the history of soca, both the music and dance, back to the "nature" cultures and traditions around the world. For more Traveling Shoes programming, visit https://queenslib.org/travelingshoes19.


Feb
19
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Traveling Shoes: Black Migrations - Black History Bingo

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Join us as we celebrate Black History Month. Learn about prominent African Americans while enjoying a game of bingo! For more Traveling Shoes programming, visit https://queenslib.org/travelingshoes19.


Feb
20
1:00PM

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2:00PM

FDNY Fire Safety in the Home for Seniors

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Adults of all ages will gain important skills from lifesaving demonstrations on fire safety.


Feb
28
5:30PM

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7:30PM

Community Build the Block with Police Precinct 106

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Community, please join us to discuss issues of South Ozone Park with our 106th police precinct.


Mar
7
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Crochet Club

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

This is a crochet club for adults to make items for charity organizations. Please bring yarn and crochet needle. No registration needed.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
13
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Pedestrian Safety for Seniors

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

The New York City Department of Transportation's Office of Safety Education will offer tips for seniors on how to stay safe while crossing New York City streets and discuss Mayor de Blasio's traffic safety initiative, Vision Zero. A question-and-answer session will follow the presentation.


Apr
24
1:30PM

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2:30PM

Fall Prevention

Location: South Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Learn how to prevent falls through understanding the medical and environmental causes of falls. We will review safety devices, equipment, and a home safety checklist that can help keep you and your loved ones safe and free from injury. Lastly, we will learn together the "ABC Exercise" that will help keep you in good step. All are 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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