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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF STEINWAY ALC

Jan
18
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Open Lab

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Would you like to brush up on your computer skills? Practice things you already know? Or simply need more time to finish an online application? Come to our Computer Lab!

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Jan
18
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Knitting Club

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Share patterns and techniques or just have a friendly chat while working on your projects. Please bring your own supplies.

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

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Jan
18
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Steinway Globe Trotters

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Explore the world with the Steinway Library. Join us each month as we take a trip to a new country. While there you will learn about the country's people, culture, celebrations, language, food, music and more! Come make your passport on October 19th. You will need it for our first trip on November 16th.
For ages 7-12

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Jan
19
10:30AM

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11:15AM

Toddler Movements

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Join us for singing and dancing. Space is limited. Please pick up a ticket in the children's room before each session.

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

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Jan
19
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Teen Time

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Play games. Watch movies. Hang out with your friends

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Jan
20
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Little Builders

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Come build with the library's collection of large Legos, blocks, and bricks. For children ages 2-5 and their caregivers.

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

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Jan
22
10:30AM

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11:15AM

Baby and Me

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Babies and their caregivers are welcome to join us for stories, songs, and rhymes.

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Jan
23
8:00AM

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11:00AM

Drop Off Your Food Scraps With the NYC Compost Project

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Help transform organic disposals into a nutritious plant food.

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

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Jan
24
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Storytime!

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Join us for stories, finger plays and crafts. For children ages 2-4 and their caregivers.

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

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Jan
24
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Zentangle Potraits Crafts for Adults

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Make your own Zentangle self-portrait. Bring a printout of your picture or have a digital file for us to print for you. We will also have print outs of classic portrait paintings if you prefer to create one of these instead. Materials will be provided.

Join us on January 24, 2018 @11:00


Jan
24
4:00PM

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4:45PM

Lego Club

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Come build with the library's collection of Legos. For school aged children.

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

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Jan
25
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Tween Titans

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

If you are in grades 4-8, join us for games and crafts.

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Jan
29
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Book Discussion Group: "The Woman in Cabin 10" by Ruth Ware

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

"The Woman in Cabin 10" by Ruth Ware
Lo Blacklock is invited on a boutique luxury cruise around the Norwegian fjords, but the trip takes a nightmarish turn when she witnesses a strange event.


Jan
30
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Come learn the basics of chess or improve your game. For teens and children ages 8 and up.

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

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Feb
1
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Kids Knit

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Kids in grades 4-8 are invited to join the knitting club. All levels welcome. Limited supplies available.


Feb
2
10:00AM

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6:00PM

Groundhog Day Movie Marathon

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

We will be playing the same movie over and over again, just in time for Groundhog Day! Screenings will be at 10am, 12pm, 2pm and 4pm.


Feb
3
2:00PM

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3:00PM

American Music Legacy

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Celebrate great music popularized in America by great American artists and composers as well as some famous imports! This program features music of many great eras including duets by Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, Victor Herbert and more.


Feb
5
5:30PM

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7:00PM

Shakespeare in Queens: "Cymbeline"

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Titan Theatre Company presents a staged reading of Shakespeare's "Cymbeline". A evil stepmother, a wicked stepbrother, and a father, King Cymbeline, who is no help at all are giving the Princess a rough time. Add in a lover who believes her to be unfaithful and Imogen has to take matters into her own hands.


Feb
6
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Basic Computers

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Learn basic skills to use a computer.

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

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Feb
10
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Creative Writing with "Citizen": Writing about Racism through Emotion and Image

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

In "Citizen: An American Lyric", Claudia Rankine explores the large and small ways racism impacts people of color every day of their lives. In this workshop, led by Nancy Agabian, all are welcome to write about the emotions that come from experiencing and witnessing racism, in and outside of ourselves, on the street, in our workplaces and schools, on TV, and in sports arenas. This program is part of the Big Read in partnership with St. John's University


Feb
12
10:00AM

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8:00PM

Movie Marathon Monday

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

We'll be showing movies all day! Come for one or for all. "Roman Holiday" at 10:00am, "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" at 12:00pm, "La La Land" at 2:00pm, "Me Before You" at 4:00pm, "The Big Sick" at 6:00pm.


Feb
13
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Broken Heart Week: Tea & Talk with Martha

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Have you ever been unlucky in love? Come chat with expert listener Martha (and others) for a fresh perspective. Tea will be provided.
For all Broken Heart Week programs, visit http://queenslib.org/BHW18


Feb
14
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Parent information Session for Pre-K Enrollment

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Pre-K enrollment informational session.


Feb
14
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Broken Heart Week: Love Spells

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Have you recently had a break-up? Is your crush unrequited? Learn some love spells to help heal your heart! For all Broken Heart Week programs, visit http://queenslib.org/BHW18


Feb
17
12:30PM

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1:30PM

Broken Heart Week: Comedy with Comedians Michelle Slonim and Ben Rosenfeld + Friends

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Husband and wife comedians Michelle Slonim and Ben Rosenfeld and friends present Broken Heart Week Comedy, an afternoon of clean standup comedy geared to those who have been in love, want love, or hate love.
For all Broken Heart Week programs, visit http://queenslib.org/BHW18


Feb
26
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Book Discussion Group: "The Meursault Investigation" by Kamel Daoud

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

"The Meursault Investigation" by Kamel Daoud
The first novel by Algerian writer and journalist Kamel Daoud is a retelling of Albert Camus's 1942
novel, "The Stranger", with additional backstory.
Come join us for this book discussion.


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:

Current Board Members:
President – Seelia Boogert
Vice President – Dalila Fedouache
Treasurer – Najifa Ahmed
Secretary – Pikul Pongthaitatape
Member-at-Large – Marleny Mosquere

Significant Accomplishments:

Friends Fun Facts:

Contact Info: Center Manager Tsansiu Chow (718-932-3239).
 

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