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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF STEINWAY ALC

Feb
24
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.


Feb
26
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.

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

Additional Dates


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.


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Feb
27
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.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
27
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.

Additional Dates


Feb
28
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


Feb
28
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.


Mar
1
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


Mar
1
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.

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Mar
2
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


Mar
2
3:00PM

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4:00PM

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


Mar
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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Mar
7
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Harry Potter Club

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

If you are a wizard, muggle, or squib in grades 5-8, join us for activities and discussions about all things Harry Potter.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
8
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


Mar
10
10:00AM

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2:00PM

Friends of Ditmars Park Book Swap

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Bring a book, take a book. Adult, YA and Children.


Mar
10
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Women Comics Take the Stage with An Afternoon of Clean Comedy

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Enjoy these funny ladies on the comic scene: Liz Simons, Kristen Seltman, Rachel Parenta, and Jen Wehrung.


Mar
15
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!

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

Additional Dates


Mar
15
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


Mar
26
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Book Discussion Group: "Under the Influence" By Joyce Maynard

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Under the Influence
by Joyce Maynard
Joyce Maynard's self-pitying heroine suffered some hard knocks in life and falls “Under the Influence”

Come join us at this book discussion on Monday, April 30 2018 @ 6:30


Apr
21
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Vintage Bliss presents Lyrical Ladies

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Vocalists Susanne LoFaso and Vincent Roccaro present a unique musical look at women in song, be they performers or had songs written about them.


Apr
30
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Book Discussion Group: The Bettencourt Affair by Tom Sancton

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

The Bettencourt Affair:
The world’s richest woman and the scandal that rocked Paris
by Tom Sancton
A juicy chronicle of France's richest scandal.
Come join us at this book discussion on
Monday, March 26 2018 @ 6:30


May
21
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Book Discussion Group: "Where’d you go, Bernadette" By Maria Semple

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Where’d you go, Bernadette
by Maria Semple
The plot revolves around an agoraphobic architect and mother named Bernadette Fox, who goes missing prior to a family trip to Antarctica.

Come join us at this book discussion on Monday, May 21st 2018 @ 6:30


Jun
18
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Queens Library & Sciencetellers Rock with the Wild West: "The Mystery of the Golden Piano"

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Throughout this absolutely wild adventure story, volunteers from the audience will help us explore the fascinating science behind chemical reactions, combustion, air pressure, inertia, and more. Don’t miss this classic action-packed western with ‘notes’ of science!


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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