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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF WOODSIDE

Jun
20
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.

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Jun
20
11:00AM

--to--

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


Jun
21
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.

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Jun
21
1:00PM

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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


Jun
21
1:30PM

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3:00PM

English Conversation Group

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

English Conversation Group

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

Additional Dates


Jun
21
4:00PM

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5:00PM

STEM and Literacy Programs with Kyshia Lawrie

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Come enjoy interactive STEM and Literacy programs for children with Kyshia Lawrie.


Jun
21
6:30PM

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7:30PM

An Introduction to Belly Dance: A Workshop for Adults

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Learn the basics of belly dancing with instructor Ciara Sandoval. Have fun getting fit! Preregistration is required. Be sure to bring your own hip scarf. 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


Jun
22
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

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 (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


Jun
22
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Dodgeball!

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Come join Joel for dodgeball and other fun physical games! Perfect for working out your stress after the school week is over! For kids, tweens and teens.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
23
3:30PM

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5:00PM

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


Jun
25
5:30PM

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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


Jun
25
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


Jun
25
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


Jun
26
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.

Additional Dates


Jun
26
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

A Balloon Show with Nick The Balloonatic

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

In this fun-filled balloon show, Nick The Balloonatic will interact with children as he sculpts balloons, laughs, and jokes, making everyone feel special. Crazy hats, animals, and your favorite characters will be raffled off for children to take home.


Jun
27
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.

Additional Dates


Jun
27
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Zumba for Kids

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Join us for a fun dance-based exercise designed just for kids ages 7-12.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
28
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Erik's Reptile History Museum!

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Get ready for a great adventure with Erik the Reptile Guy and his menagerie of life-sized replicas! Giant reptiles, amphibians, and bugs! Ever wanted to see a 12 foot crocodile up close? You will!


Jul
3
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.


Jul
3
5:00PM

--to--

5:45PM

Jewelry Making for 4th of July

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Join us to make some patriotic jewelry and get in the spirit for our nation's holiday! For grades K-6. Supplies are limited; first-come, first-served.


Jul
5
10:00AM

--to--

11:00AM

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


Jul
5
3:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Kids' Movie

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

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


Jul
6
10:30AM

--to--

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 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


Jul
6
3:00PM

--to--

4:00PM

Wii Gaming

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Come enjoy fun Wii gaming with other players at the Woodside Library!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
10
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.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
12
3:00PM

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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.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Healthy Pregnancy

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Pregnancy can be exciting and stressful. Come learn from Dr. Georges Sylvestre, obstetrician-gynecologist and chief of maternal fetal medicine at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst, about some of the ways that you can have a healthy pregnancy. We will discuss nutrition, exercise, what to avoid, and some common myths. This program is a must for anyone who is pregnant, considering having a child, or who supports a pregnant person.


Aug
1
2:00PM

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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
9
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Author Talk: Partha Banerjee Presents Music Box and Moonshine

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Partha Banerjee is a human rights activist, writer, educator, media critic, and musician. Born in Kolkata, India, he now lives in Brooklyn, New York and has published books in both Bengali and English. His latest book, Music Box and Moonshine, is a collection of 18 short stories from both undivided and partitioned Bengal, translated from Bengali to English. This book is a part of his lifelong quest to bring Bengali literature to all parts of the world.


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
27
2:00PM

--to--

4:30PM

Harry Potter 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 Sorcerer's Stone (PG)


Aug
28
2:00PM

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5:00PM

Harry Potter 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

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5:30PM

Harry Potter 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 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 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 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
5
3:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Harry Potter 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
3:00PM

--to--

5:15PM

Harry Potter 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
14
10:00AM

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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.


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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