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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF STEINWAY ALC

Aug
17
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.

Additional Dates


Aug
18
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Little Builders

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Bring your young children to build with the library's collection of large Legos, blocks, and bricks.


Aug
20
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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Aug
20
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Nutrition Workshops with Cornell University Cooperative Extension

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

In these workshops, you will learn about basic nutrition, portion size, food safety, menu planning, food shopping and budgeting, food preparation, and feeding children.


Aug
20
2:00PM

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2:45PM

Lego Club

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Come build with the library's collection of Legos.


Aug
22
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.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
22
2:00PM

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2:45PM

Let's Dance

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Each week we will learn a new dance from around the world! For ages 5-11.


Aug
27
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Harry Potter 20: Craft

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Grades 5-12, join us in celebrating 20 years of Harry Potter.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
27
6:30PM

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7:45PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Come and discover the different interesting topics we uncover in our book club discussions. Join us on the last Monday of every month at 6:30pm.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
28
2:00PM

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4:30PM

Harry Potter 20: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Join us in celebrating 20 years of Harry Potter by viewing the first movie.


Aug
29
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Harry Potter 20: Super Fan Quote Challenge

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Join us in celebrating 20 years of Harry Potter with a trivia contest.


Aug
29
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Harry Potter 20th Anniversary Super Fan Quote Contest

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Are you a Harry Potter super fan? Fans will have an opportunity to test their Harry Potter knowledge at participating library locations. To enter you must identify the Harry Potter quote. If you answer correctly your name will be entered into the drawing to win Harry Potter prizes.


Aug
30
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 do you simply need more time to finish an online application? Come to our computer lab!

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

Additional Dates


Aug
31
2:00PM

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4:30PM

Harry Potter 20: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Join us in celebrating 20 years of Harry Potter by viewing the second movie.


Sep
4
10:30AM

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12:00PM

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.

Additional Dates


Sep
6
12:00PM

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1:30PM

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.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
7
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Teen Time

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Play games. Watch movies. Hang out with your friends.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
13
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Tween Titans

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Sep
13
6:00PM

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7:30PM

An Evening of Clean Comedy with Michelle Slonim, Ben Rosenfeld, & Friends

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Comedienne Michelle Slonim, Ben Rosenfeld, and other talented comedians present an evening packed with laughter that everyone can enjoy!


Sep
20
4:00PM

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4:45PM

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.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
20
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Financial Aid Basics with Bell Curves

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Join Bell Curves as they discuss the basics of financial aid and paying for college. This workshop is open to both students and their parents.


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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