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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF SUNNYSIDE

Dec
14
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, Dec 21, 20173:00PM - 4:30PM

Dec
15
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


Dec
15
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.

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Dec
15
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Teen Art Club

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

If you like art, express yourself and join us! We will be studying watercolor painting.


Dec
16
2:30PM

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4:00PM

Create Your Own Jewelry Box: A Holiday Crafts Workshop for Adults

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 4 openings

Phyllis Ger teaches you how to create a beautiful jewelry box, to keep or give as a gift, in different shapes from materials you might have discarded. Preregistration is required. Space is limited. Materials will be provided.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
18
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)


Dec
18
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.


Dec
19
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!


Dec
20
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.


Dec
21
5:00PM

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7:00PM

Managing People: Building Extraordinary Relationships

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 29 openings

Join the Job and Business Academy at Sunnyside Library as we bring Entrepreneurship Workshops to you!

Starting your own company may be the best thing you ever do.
But before you open, you will need to spend countless hours trying to figure out next steps. Save yourself the time by learning all the things you will need to before starting up.

12/21, 5:00pm-7:00pm
Managing People: Building Extraordinary Relationships


Jan
3
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Sunnyside Book Club

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

We will be discussing "The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street" by Susan Jane Gilman.


Jan
6
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Drama for Literacy Workshop

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

Participants engage in drama techniques/activities that fosters an interest in reading and literacy concepts. This program is free. Space is limited. Pre-Registration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
8
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Classic Movie Mondays

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Join us for some great classic movies in January!
1/8 - "Dark Passage" (1947)
1/22 - "Guest Wife" (1945)
1/29 - "Stranger on the 3rd Floor" (1940)

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

Additional Dates


Jan
10
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Drum Workshop

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Join us for a hands-on drum and percussion workshop with professional musician Tony Genovese!


Jan
17
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Digital Marketing for Small Businesses

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Please join the Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District for a free workshop on digital marketing for your business. This two-hour session will equip you with actionable strategies to start on right away!


Jan
18
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Manga Drawing

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Artist Eric Cheung teaches teens and tweens basic techniques for drawing manga characters.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
20
3:00PM

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4:00PM

A New Year; A New You: Healthy Eating on a Budget

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Eating healthy doesn't have to cost a lot of money. Whether you buy organic, canned, fresh, or frozen foods there are many ways to save. Come and learn some basic money-saving tips and strategies, including couponing, that will help you add healthy foods to your diet and save you money too!


Jan
24
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Healing Learning Circle for Women! (in Bengali)

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

We will cover:
o Health
o Education
o Children's behavior
o Cultural competencies
o Healthy relationships
o Resources for immigrant victims of domestic violence


Jan
29
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Korean for Beginners II

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

This class offers additional daily conversational skills and more vocabulary. Also this class covers Korean grammar and sentence patterns with a solid foundation of 4 aspects of language; listening, speaking, reading and writing. Completion of Korean for Beginners I is NOT required.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
1
2:30PM

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7:30PM

Save Money, E-File Your Taxes for Free

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

If your income is under $66,000, you qualify to receive free online tax return filing assistance. Volunteers from the New York State Tax Department will guide you through tax preparation software available on their website as you learn how to prepare and e-file your federal and state income tax returns at no cost. Volunteers will be available that speak English and Spanish.

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

Additional Dates


Feb
3
3:00PM

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5:00PM

ESL Applied Theater Workshop

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.

Join LaMicro Theater as they present a five-session ESL workshop using Applied Theater as a learning tool. They will use a communicative language teaching approach. Theater is a creative tool to support students in their learning process.

The workshop will be facilitated by Pietro Gonzalez M.A Educational Program NYU with a TESOL certification from TESLA and Berioska Ipinza M.A English Language and Literacy candidate (City College CUNY).

All sessions must be attended.

SunnysideSat, Feb 10, 20183:00PM - 5:00PM
SunnysideSat, Feb 17, 20183:00PM - 5:00PM
SunnysideSat, Feb 24, 20183:00PM - 5:00PM

Feb
9
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Lunar New Year: Celebration and Craft for Teens

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Join us for a Teen Lunar New Year Celebration! We will play music and get crafty. This event is for those in 6th-12th grade.


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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