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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF WOODSIDE

Aug
14
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Free Summer Meals and Fun

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Free summer meals for children 18 and under, plus fun activities like coloring, puzzles, and board games! Supplies are limited; first-come, first-served.

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

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Aug
14
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading Club: Grade K-2

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Join us for Summer Reading Club for children entering grades K-2. Enjoy books, games, crafts, and more. First-come, first-served.


Aug
14
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Knitting and Crafts with Shahnaz

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Come knit and make crafts with local artist Shahnaz! Supplies will be provided, but are limited - first come, first served.

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

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Aug
14
4:00PM

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4:30PM

Cup Ping Pong

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Practice aiming ping pong balls into cups in our interactive game! For grades 2 & up.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
14
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Math Games & Origami

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 are invited to play math games and make origami. Supplies are limited; first-come, first-served.


Aug
15
10:15AM

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10:45AM

Storytime

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Children ages 1 to 3 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, songs, and movement. Space is limited; first-come, first-served.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
15
11:00AM

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11:30AM

Storytime

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Children ages 1 to 3 and their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, songs, and movement. Space is limited; first-come, first-served.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
15
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Moving for Life

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Moving for Life is a scientifically based self-care fitness program using gentle warm-ups, light aerobics, and targeted strengthening in a way that is fun and enjoyable for all! Workouts can be done seated or standing. You are encouraged to do what is comfortable and modify based on your energy, range of motion, or fitness level. We start where you are, so don’t worry if you haven’t been moving in a while. All are welcome!

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

Additional Dates


Aug
15
3:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Kids' Movie

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Come beat the heat and enjoy a kids' movie with us!


Aug
16
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Mobile Device Computer Classes

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Bring your Google Android or Apple IOS device and learn how to use it.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
16
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Adult Coloring

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Come color your stress away! Supplies are provided. First-come, first-served.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
16
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Animal Show with Jason Reilly

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Join Jason Reilly as he introduces his animal friends. Children will learn where these animals are from, what they eat, when they sleep, and how they protect themselves. Meet frogs, bugs, a bunny, guinea pigs, chinchillas, mice, reptiles, birds, hermit crabs, and a chicken. Enjoy dancing, singing, and a surprise activity at the end of the show.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
16
2:00PM

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2:30PM

Arts & Crafts

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 4 & up are invited to get creative at the library!


Aug
16
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Summer Reading Club: Grades 3-6

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Join us for books, games, and crafts for children entering third through sixth grades. Space is limited; first-come, first-served.


Aug
16
5:00PM

--to--

7:00PM

Shark Attack with Joel

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Come explore the wild world of sharks with our teen librarian Joel!


Aug
17
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Toddler Playtime

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Come enjoy an hour of free play with us here at Woodside, as we build with blocks and play with toys! For toddlers ages 1-3 years old and their caregivers.
No registration required, but space is limited. First-come, first-served.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
18
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

English Conversation Group

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

English Conversation Group


Aug
18
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Family Movie

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Come cool off this summer with a family movie! (Rated PG-13 or lower.)


Aug
18
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Traditional Hatha Yoga with Sandhya Kaurwar

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Traditional hatha yoga focuses on increasing strength and flexibility. You will learn yoga postures along with yoga breathing exercises, yoga nidra (a sleep-like state), and meditation for stress relief and peace of mind. Wear loose fitting, comfortable clothes and bring a mat and towel. Space is limited; first-come, first-served.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
20
2:00PM

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2:30PM

Pete the Cat Book Club

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Kids in grades 1-4 are invited to join us for our fun "Pete the Cat" book club with crafts and more.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
20
2:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Bingo

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Children in grades 2 and up are invited for a fun session of Bingo!

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

Additional Dates


Aug
20
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Gentle Yoga

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Practice gentle, restorative yoga with certified instructor Mirelle Netelle.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
20
5:30PM

--to--

7:30PM

Stuyvesant Tutoring

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Stuyvesant High School students will tutor children in ELA and math for a total of two hours a week for eight weeks this summer. Sign up in person at the children's reference desk. For grades 2 - 5. Children should attend all sessions.


Aug
20
6:30PM

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7:30PM

New York Cares Presents: Computers for Beginners

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics: how to open an email account, navigate the Internet and use Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel programs.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
20
6:45PM

--to--

7:45PM

Tai Chi

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Practice together with Mirelle Netelle beginner's Tai Chi for health and well-being, which consists of five elements of qigong, sequences of Tai Chi forms, and 'push-hands'.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
21
3:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Kids' Karaoke

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Come sing your heart out and have fun with your friends! No registration required, but space is limited; first-come, first-served.


Aug
22
4:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Talent Show

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Calling all kids, tweens, and teens! Do you have a special talent you'd like to show off? Come to the Woodside Talent Show and let your star shine! Please register at the library if you're interested in performing.


Aug
23
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Kids' Movie

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Come beat the heat and enjoy a family-friendly movie with us!


Aug
25
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Harry Potter 20th Anniversary Super Fan Quote Contest

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Are you a Harry Potter super fan? Fans will have an opportunity to test their Harry Potter knowledge at participating library locations. To enter you must identify the Harry Potter quote. If you answer correctly your name will be entered into the drawing to win Harry Potter prizes.


Aug
27
2:00PM

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4:30PM

Harry Potter 20 Movie Marathon

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter being published in the United States, we will be showing all of the movies. We will also have trivia, crafts, readings, and more!
This week, we will be showing "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" (PG).


Aug
28
2:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Harry Potter 20 Movie Marathon

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter being published in the United States, we will be showing all of the movies. We will also have trivia, crafts, readings, and more!

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (PG)


Aug
29
3:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Harry Potter 20 Movie Marathon

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter being published in the United States, we will be showing all of the movies. We will also have trivia, crafts, readings, and more!

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (PG)


Aug
30
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Harry Potter 20 Movie Marathon

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter being published in the United States, we will be showing all of the movies. We will also have trivia, crafts, readings, and more!

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (PG-13)


Aug
31
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Harry Potter 20 Movie Marathon

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter being published in the United States, we will be showing all of the movies. We will also have trivia, crafts, readings, and more!

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (PG-13)


Sep
4
3:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Harry Potter 20 Movie Marathon

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter being published in the United States, we will be showing all of the movies. We will also have trivia, crafts, readings, and more!

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (PG)


Sep
4
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Knitting and Crafts with Shahnaz

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Come knit and make crafts with local artist Shahnaz! Supplies will be provided, but are limited: first- come, first-served.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
5
3:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Harry Potter 20 Movie Marathon

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter being published in the United States, we will be showing all of the movies. We will also have trivia, crafts, readings, and more!

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (part 1) (PG-13)


Sep
6
1:00PM

--to--

2:00PM

Adult Coloring

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Color your stress away with us! Materials will be provided or you can bring your own.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
6
3:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

Harry Potter 20 Movie Marathon

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter being published in the United States, we will be showing all of the movies. We will also have trivia, crafts, readings, and more!

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, part 2 (PG-13)


Sep
8
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Magic Show with Speedo The Clown and Company

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

This fun-filled event for children will feature balloon-twisting and magic!


Sep
8
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Zumba with Susy

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Certified Zumba instructor Susy Bustamante leads a four-session fitness class for adults. 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


Sep
10
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Gentle Yoga

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Practice gentle, restorative yoga with certified instructor Mirelle Netelle.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
10
6:45PM

--to--

7:45PM

Tai Chi

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Practice Mirelle Netelle's beginner Tai Chi for health and well-being, which consists of five elements of qigong, sequences of Tai Chi forms, and 'push-hands'.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
10:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Babywearing Education

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Do you have a baby carrier you've been meaning to use, but feel overwhelmed every time you try? Are you familiar with babywearing safety? Babywearing International of NYC's team of volunteer babywearing educators are here to help! Explore our baby carrier lending and teaching library, or bring your own carrier from home to get hands-on support.

All caregivers are welcome. Meetings are baby, toddler, and older child-friendly.


Sep
27
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Know Your Rights: Keep Your Family Safe and Together (in Bengali)

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

In this workshop you will learn how to have a healthy relationship, get a job in the U.S., and learn about your rights for legal options and immigration remedies for victims of domestic violence.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
6
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Pathway to US Citizenship: Becoming a US Citizen and Building Your Civic Knowledge

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Are you ready to become a U.S. citizen? Sessions are in English and include a workshop and basic civics education. 10/6- Are you ready to be a U.S. citizen?/Introduction to American history; 10/13 - Required documents and more/Introduction to American government and politics; 10/20- Common barriers to naturalization/American culture and geography; 10/27- Naturalization interview and beyond/Review of 100 questions.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
31
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Mummy Wrap

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Do you like Halloween? Do you like toilet paper? Come take part in Woodside's second annual Mummy Wrap! For kids, tweens, and teens.


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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