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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF SUNNYSIDE

Oct
23
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Classic Movie Mondays

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Join us for great classic movies in October!
10/2 - "Asphalt Jungle" (1950)
10/16 - "The Band Wagon" (1953)
10/23 - "Holiday" (1938)
10/30 - "Bullets of Ballots" (1936)

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

Additional Dates


Oct
23
6:30PM

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8:00PM

Indoor Plants for Improved Air Quality

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Caring for plants in your home or office can be fun and rewarding. Join us as we discuss which plants are best to use for your interior environments, how to care for them and the many benefits of interior foliage.


Oct
24
10:15AM

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11:45AM

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

Registration is required.


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Oct
24
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Kickoff to Kindergarten

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.

Parents and other caregivers can help children learn the skills they need to be successful before they start kindergarten. During eight weekly sessions, library staff will show parents, caregivers and children how to use games, hands-on activities and stories that help build the most important language and social skills. Children will be able to keep the games and stories and use them again at home.

SunnysideTue, Oct 31, 201710:30AM - 12:00PM
SunnysideTue, Nov 7, 201710:30AM - 12:00PM
SunnysideTue, Nov 14, 201710:30AM - 12:00PM
SunnysideTue, Nov 21, 201710:30AM - 12:00PM
SunnysideTue, Nov 28, 201710:30AM - 12:00PM
SunnysideTue, Dec 5, 201710:30AM - 12:00PM
SunnysideTue, Dec 12, 201710:30AM - 12:00PM

Oct
24
1:00PM

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2:30PM

English Conversation Club

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Is English your second or third language? Do you want to improve your speaking skills? Practice at the library with native speakers!


Oct
24
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Watercolor Art Workshop

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Two session Watercolor Workshop for beginner and intermediate level students. Advance your painting & drawing skills Come have fun, build your skills and socialize. Registration is required, 718-423-7004


Oct
25
10:00AM

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10:30AM

Toddler 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.

Stories, songs and fingerplays for ages 19 months to 3 years old children. Registration required.

SunnysideWed, Nov 1, 201710:00AM - 10:30AM
SunnysideWed, Nov 8, 201710:00AM - 10:30AM
SunnysideWed, Nov 15, 201710:00AM - 10:30AM
SunnysideWed, Nov 29, 201710:00AM - 10:30AM
SunnysideWed, Dec 6, 201710:00AM - 10:30AM
SunnysideWed, Dec 13, 201710:00AM - 10:30AM
SunnysideWed, Dec 20, 201710:00AM - 10:30AM

Oct
25
3:30PM

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4:15PM

Welcome Kids and Teens: Sunnyside

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Make a playful flying witch paper plate Halloween craft. For children ages 5 to 12.


Oct
26
10:15AM

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11:45AM

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

Registration is required.


Oct
26
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Korean for Beginners

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.

Do you want to read all Korean signs? Do you want to watch Korean dramas and movies without English captions? Do you want to say hello to your Korean neighbors? Do you want to order Korean food in Korean? Then this class is for you.
Preregistration is required. Please register by calling 718-784-3033.

SunnysideThu, Nov 2, 20173:00PM - 4:30PM
SunnysideThu, Nov 9, 20173:00PM - 4:30PM
SunnysideThu, Nov 16, 20173:00PM - 4:30PM
SunnysideThu, Nov 30, 20173:00PM - 4:30PM
SunnysideThu, Dec 7, 20173:00PM - 4:30PM
SunnysideThu, Dec 14, 20173:00PM - 4:30PM
SunnysideThu, Dec 21, 20173:00PM - 4:30PM

Oct
26
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Zumba Gold Workshop

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Zumba Gold uses dance moves mixed with exercise for an effective low-impact workout. Wear loose clothing and sneakers. Preregistration by phone is required for all sessions.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
27
11:00AM

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11:30AM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Stories, songs and nursery rhymes for ages 6 to 18 months children.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
27
1:00PM

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5:00PM

Free or Low-Cost Health Insurance for you and your family!

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Do you need health insurance? We can help! We offer in-person assistance:
Medicaid
Child Health Plus
Essential Plan
NY State of Health Qualified Plans
Make an appointment at 212-233-8955 x127 or just walk in.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
28
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Ebru Art Classes with Mustafa Yasar (In Turkish and English)

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

Learn the Turkish art of ebru. Paper marbling (ebru) is the art of creating colorful patterns by sprinkling and brushing color pigments on a pan of oily water and then transferring this pattern to paper. Individual sessions every Saturday, 6/24, 7/22, 8/26, 9/23, 10/28, 11/25 @ 2:30 p.m. Participants must register for each session starting two weeks ahead of the program date either in person at Sunnyside or by calling 718-784-3033. Limited to the first 10 applicants per session.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Classic Movie Mondays

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Join us for some great classics every Monday in November!
11/6 - "Overland Stage Raiders" (1936)
11/13 - "Suddenly, Last Summer" (1959)
11/20 - "Born to Kill" (1947)
11/27 - "The Bobo" (1967)

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

Additional Dates


Nov
6
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Zumba Gold Workshop

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Zumba Gold uses dance moves mixed with exercise for an effective low-impact workout. Wear loose clothing and sneakers. Preregistration by phone is required for all sessions.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
18
2:30PM

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3:45PM

Dominican Folk Music with Irka Mateo and Guitarist Plinio de la Cruz

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

This Dominican Folk duo showcase Dominican folk songs passed generation to generation in the countryside of their native Dominican Republic. This is a joyous and interactive concert that the entire family is sure to enjoy!


Nov
20
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Open Mic Night

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Sing, dance, rap, read poetry, play an instrument, or showcase any other talent you may possess at Open Mic Night.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
4
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Classic Movies Mondays

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Join us for some great classic movies on Mondays in December!

12/4 - "Footlight Parade" (1933)
12/11 - "Stalag 17" (1953)
12/18 - "Marie Antoinette" (1938)

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

Additional Dates


Dec
9
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Oral History Workshop at the Sunnyside Library

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Learn how to conduct a great interview to capture the history of your family or neighborhood as a Queens Memory volunteer interviewer. Queens Memory volunteers are working all over the borough to collect residents' stories and photos for safekeeping in the Queens Library digital archives. You will learn how to prepare for an interview, how to ask good questions, make a high-quality recording, and how to submit your completed interview to the library.


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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