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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF SUNNYSIDE

Feb
24
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.
All sessions must be attended. Must be 18 years or older.
For registration please send an email to info@lamicrotheater.org


Feb
26
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Classic Movie Mondays

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Join us for some great classic movies in February!
2/5 - "The Maltese Falcon" (1941)
2/12 - "In a Lonely Place" (1950)
2/26 - "Confessions of a Nazi Spy" (1939)


Feb
27
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 and send an e-mail to a friend or family member? Then these classes are for you. Topics covered include: Introduction to computers and how to use the mouse, Navigating the Internet, and Creating your own E-Mail account.


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Feb
27
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Sunnyside Art Club

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Practice using a variety of mediums at this informal art club meeting every Tuesday. No experience necessary. All adults are welcome.


Feb
28
10:00AM

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10:30AM

Toddler Time

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Stories, songs and fingerplays for ages 19 month 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


Feb
28
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Sunnyside Book Club

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

We will be discussing "A Man Called Ove" by Fredrik Backman.


Mar
1
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 and send an e-mail to a friend or family member? Then these classes are for you. Topics covered include: Introduction to computers and how to use the mouse, Navigating the Internet, and Creating your own E-Mail account.

SunnysideThu, Mar 8, 201810:15AM - 11:45AM
SunnysideThu, Mar 15, 201810:15AM - 11:45AM
SunnysideThu, Mar 22, 201810:15AM - 11:45AM
SunnysideThu, Mar 29, 201810:15AM - 11:45AM

Mar
1
2:30PM

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7:30PM

Save Money, E-File Your Taxes for Free

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

If your 2017 income is under $66,000 or less, 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


Mar
2
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.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
3
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Beginning Tai Chi

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Instructor Kevin M. Sullivan teaches participants a gentle form of martial arts often referred to as "meditation in motion."

Space is limited 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


Mar
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 in March!
3/5 - The Wizard of Oz (19396)
3/12 - Oliver (1968)
3/19 - My Fair Lady (1964)
3/26 - The Out-of-Towners (1970)

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

Additional Dates


Mar
5
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


Mar
6
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 and send an e-mail to a friend or family member? Then these classes are for you. Topics covered include: Introduction to computers and how to use the mouse, Navigating the Internet, and Creating your own E-Mail account.

SunnysideTue, Mar 13, 201810:15AM - 11:45AM
SunnysideTue, Mar 20, 201810:15AM - 11:45AM
SunnysideTue, Mar 27, 201810:15AM - 11:45AM

Mar
6
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Creative Aging: Printmaking and Collage

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

Led by teaching artist Karen Fitzgerald you will learn about the art of printmaking and collage. This is a 9 week sequential creative aging course. Registration is required. Call 718-784-3033.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
24
3:00PM

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4:00PM

A Tribute to Brazilian Women Composers and Lyricists

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Hear works of Chiquinha Gonzaga, Dolores Duran, Tânia Maria, Adriana Calcanhoto, Marisa Monte, and original selections of Débora Watts. Then enjoy a performance featuring dancers dressed in traditional Brazilian costumes and an opportunity for the audience to learn a few steps!


Mar
28
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Sunnyside Book Club

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

We will be discussing "Hillbilly Elegy" by J.D. Vance.


Apr
7
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Meet the Author: "Our Invisible Neighbors" by Crystal Wolfe

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Are you one paycheck away from homelessness like millions of New Yorkers? Local author Crystal Wolfe will discuss her book "Our Invisible Neighbors: Accounts, Causes, and Solutions to the Epidemic of Homelessness in the 21st Century" and show the city that every voice counts.

Books will be available for sale and signing.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
13
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Financial Literacy Series for Teens: Goal Setting

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

In this workshop Cents Ability will show teens the importance of setting smart financial goals. Service credit will be given to all who participate.


Apr
14
3:00PM

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4:00PM

The Importance of Health Care Proxies

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Did you know that National Healthcare Decisions Day is in April? This day aims to help people across the U.S. understand the value of advance healthcare planning. Come learn what a healthcare proxy is and why proxies are so important.


Apr
19
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Film Screening of "Blissville" and a Conversation with Filmmaker Hank Linhart

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Filmmaker Hank Linhart has created a documentary tribute to a remote corner of Queens near Greenpoint, which was formerly known by the remarkable name Blissville. The film explores the character of the town, a residential/industrial neighborhood with a rich mix of ethnicities and many new immigrants. The image of a peaceful town, as the name conjures, gives way to a dynamic and resilient area increasingly threatened by development and gentrification. A Q & A will follow the screening.


May
3
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


May
4
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Hands-On STEM Energy Workshops!

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

Join Queens Public Library, the Department of Citywide Administrative Services, and Solar One for hands-on STEM activities! Solar One is a nonprofit sustainability education organization based in NYC. Throughout the workshops, Solar One educators will work with children and teens to explore energy efficiency, solar power, and more!

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

Additional Dates


May
5
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Art History Lecture Series

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Art History series led by Mary Dono
May 5 - "Female Impressionism"
May 12 - "Beyond the Silver and Stained glass - Charles Lewis Tiffany and Son, Louis Comfort Tiffany"
May 19 - "Alfred Stieglitz & Georgia O' Keeffe"

Older Adult Services

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

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Jun
15
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Queens Library Rocks! with Drum Beats Percussionist Freddy Dugaurd

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

This upbeat and engaging three session drum workshop will have children rocking to the beat. Percussionist Freddy Dugard will kick-off Summer Reading "Library Rocks" with musical style and rhythmic patterns. Beginners and experinced participants are welcome. For children 8 to 12. Space is limited. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


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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