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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF WOODSIDE

Aug
18
11:00AM

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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

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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.

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Aug
20
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


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

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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

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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


Aug
20
5:30PM

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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

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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

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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
21
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


Aug
21
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.


Aug
22
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.


Aug
22
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.


Aug
22
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
22
4:00PM

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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
10:00AM

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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
23
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


Aug
23
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Kids' Movie

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

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


Aug
24
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
24
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Chess Club with New York Cares

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

New York Cares offers chess lessons for beginners, and an opportunity for experienced players to get in the games.

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

Additional Dates


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). For complete Harry Potter programming, visit https://queenslib.org/harrypotter20.


Aug
28
2:00PM

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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! This week, we will be showing "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" (PG). For complete Harry Potter programming, visit https://queenslib.org/harrypotter20.


Aug
29
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Music, Movement, and More with Richard Younger

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Join Richard Younger for an engaging and fun mix of music, movement, and songs for toddlers. Children will enjoy interactive songs and circle games as Richard plays his guitar. 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


Aug
29
3:00PM

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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! This week, we will be showing "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" (PG). For complete Harry Potter programming, visit https://queenslib.org/harrypotter20.


Aug
30
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 Goblet of Fire" (PG-13). For complete Harry Potter programming, visit https://queenslib.org/harrypotter20.


Aug
31
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 Order of the Phoenix" (PG-13). For complete Harry Potter programming, visit https://queenslib.org/harrypotter20.


Sep
4
3:00PM

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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! This week, we will be showing "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" (PG). For complete Harry Potter programming, visit https://queenslib.org/harrypotter20.


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! This week, we will be showing "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1" (PG-13). For complete Harry Potter programming, visit https://queenslib.org/harrypotter20.


Sep
6
1:00PM

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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

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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! This week, we will be showing "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2" (PG-13). For complete Harry Potter programming, visit https://queenslib.org/harrypotter20.


Sep
8
2:00PM

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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

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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
12
10:15AM

--to--

10:45AM

Storytime

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Children ages 1-3 and their adult caregivers are invited to share books, songs, and fun! Space is limited; please pick up a ticket at the children's libarian desk prior to the program.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
12
11:00AM

--to--

11:30AM

Storytime

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Children ages 1-3 and their adult caregivers are invited for books, songs, and fun! Space is limited; please pick up a ticket at the children's libarian desk prior to the program.

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

Additional Dates


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.


Sep
20
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Wholesome Skin Care

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Licensed cosmetologist Mirelle Netelle shares tips and techniques to creating more beautiful, healthier skin.


Sep
27
4:00PM

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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.


Sep
28
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Chinese Musicians Cunyi Liu and Cheng-Han Huang Perform Traditional Music from China

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Please join Chinese musicians Cunyi Liu and Cheng-Han Huang who will perform traditional music from China using the hulusi, huqui, and electronic wind instruments.


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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