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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF SUNNYSIDE

Jul
16
10:15AM

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12:00PM

Computer Classes for Adults

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Would you like to know how to use computers, or how to send an e-mail to a friend or family member? These classes are for you.

Topics covered include:
1) Introduction to computers and how to use the mouse
2) Navigating the Internet
3) Creating your own E-Mail account


Jul
17
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Summer Reading: Toddler Time

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

This is a program of stories, songs, and rhymes for 2 to 3-year-olds. First-come, first-served.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
17
2:30PM

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3:15PM

Summer Reading: Galaxy Bracelets

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

Make a space themed bracelet to keep or to give as a gift. All materials will be provided.


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Jul
17
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Sunnyside Book Club

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

We will be discussing "The Tuscan Child" by Rhys Bowen.


Jul
18
10:15AM

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12:00PM

Computer Classes for Adults

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Would you like to know how to use computers, or how to send an e-mail to a friend or family member? These classes are for you.

Topics covered include:
1) Introduction to computers and how to use the mouse
2) Navigating the Internet
3) Creating your own E-Mail account

SunnysideThu, Jul 25, 201910:15AM - 12:00PM
SunnysideThu, Aug 1, 201910:15AM - 12:00PM

Jul
18
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Summer Reading: NASA Challenge

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Using common household items, engineer solutions to problems similar to those NASA encounters on real space missions, like landing equipment on the moon or designing rockets. This program is for teens entering grades 7-12 only.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
18
6:00PM

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7:00PM

ShapeUp NYC: Total Body Conditioning Class for Adults

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

ShapeUp NYC instructor Zarina leads this fitness class designed to assist with your daily activities, from lifting shopping bags to climbing the stairs and pushing the carts. Using your own bodyweight, we will incorporate moves like squats and lunges that will build muscle, gain strength, and burn calories. Wear comfortable clothing, and bring a towel and water bottle. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
19
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Summer Reading: Picture Book and Craft Time

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

4 to 5-year-olds will enjoy space-themed picture book stories and making theme-related crafts.

SunnysideFri, Jul 26, 201910:30AM - 11:30AM
SunnysideFri, Aug 2, 201910:30AM - 11:30AM
SunnysideFri, Aug 9, 201910:30AM - 11:30AM
SunnysideFri, Aug 16, 201910:30AM - 11:30AM

Jul
19
2:30PM

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4:00PM

Family Movies

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Join us for some fun family movies this July!
7/3 - Cars (2006, G)
7/5 - Finding Nemo (2003, G)
7/6 - The Good Dinosaur (2015, PG)
7/12 - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001, PG)
7/13 - Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018, PG)
7/19 - Despicable Me (2010, PG)
7/20 - Minions (2015, PG)
7/26 - Trolls (2016, PG)
7/27 - The Princess and the Frog (2009, G)

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

Additional Dates


Jul
22
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Classic Movie Mondays

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Join us in July as we screen movies from the early 1970s.
7/1 - "Butterflies Are Free" (1972)
7/8 - "Chinatown" (1974)
7/15 - "The Way We Were" (1973)
7/22 - "Love Story" (1970)
7/29 - "Jeremiah Johnson" (1972)

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

Additional Dates


Jul
24
2:30PM

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3:15PM

Summer Reading: Glow in the Dark Lacing Constellations Cards

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

Explore the night sky! This craft activity allows youth to learn about constellations.


Jul
31
2:30PM

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3:15PM

Summer Reading: Constellations

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

Learn about different constellations such as the Big Dipper, Orion and Taurus and then make your own constellation to take home.


Aug
1
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Summer Reading: Galaxy Painting

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Make an out-of-this-world galaxy painting using a spray bottle technique and sharpie markers! This program is for teens entering grades 7-12.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
3
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Family Movies

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Join us for some great family movies in August!
8/3 - "The Lego Movie: The Second Part" (PG)
8/10 - "The Lego Batman Movie" (PG)
8/17 - "Brave" (PG)
8/24 - "Sing" (PG)

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

Additional Dates


Aug
5
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Classic Movie Mondays

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Join us for some great classic movies every Monday:
8/5 - "Waterloo Bridge" (1940)
8/12 - "Sirocco" (1951)
8/19 - "Cheyenne Autumn" (1964)
8/26 - "Donovan's Reef" (1963)

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

Additional Dates


Aug
5
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Free Writing Classes: Get Published by Embracing Rejection

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Is rejection getting you down? On August 5, identify your fears, name your dreams,and engage in generative writing. On August 12, reframe the submission process and be empowered. Writer Kim Liao leads these immediately useful sessions where writers of all genres can attend one or both classes that will help you get published and get your writing out in the world. Funded by NYSCA and NYC Department of Cultural Affairs.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
7
2:30PM

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3:15PM

Summer Reading: Astronaut Glove Box

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

Pretend you are an astronaut in space as you complete different challenges.


Aug
8
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Summer Reading: Sew the Stars

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Learn to embroider by stitching a favorite constellation, or make up your own! This program is for teens entering grades 7-12.


Aug
14
2:30PM

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3:15PM

Summer Reading: Star Constellation Viewer Craft

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

Make your own constellation viewer as you learn about the night sky.


Aug
29
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Summer Reading: Teen Closing Celebration

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Join us for our Teen Summer Reading Closing Celebration! Book logs and game boards are due in order to attend. There will be take-home crafts, games, and giveaways. This program is for teens entering grades 7-12.


Sep
9
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Classic Movie Mondays

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Join us for some great classics from the 1930s.
9/9 - "Annie Oakley" (1935)
9/23 - "Captain Blood" (1935)
9/30 - "My Man Godfrey" (1936)

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

Additional Dates


Dec
4
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Hip and Knee Pain

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Do you suffer from hip or knee pain from arthritis? Come learn some common causes and possible treatments from an orthopedic surgeon from H+H/Elmhurst. All are welcome!


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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