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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF EAST FLUSHING

Oct
18
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Live-streamed Health Program: Understanding Memory Changes as We Age

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Queens Library live-streamed health program in Mandarin Chinese in partnership with New York Presbyterian present: Understanding Memory Changes as We Age.


Oct
18
11:00AM

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11:45AM

East Flushing Story Time - Fall 2017

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

For toddlers and preschool aged children. First come, first served. Admission is free.

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

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Oct
18
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Beginning a Business: Fall Series

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Day 1 How to Start a business
Day 2 Business Plan Writing
Day 3 Marketing Strategies
Day 4 Selling to the government & global market

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

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Oct
19
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Bridge Club

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join us and enjoy playing Bridge at East Flushing Library.

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

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Oct
19
5:00PM

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7:00PM

Chess Club - Intermediate Level

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Intermediate-level Chess Players are invited to play chess while improving their strategies, tactics and skills.

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

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Oct
20
4:00PM

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4:45PM

East Flushing Arts and Crafts - Fall 2017

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Ages 3 and up. Admission is free!

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

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Oct
21
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Beginners Computer Programming

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Interested in computer programming? Come and learn the basics with Sun Kim. Registration is required. Must bring your own laptop.

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

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Oct
23
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Monday Movie Screening: "Genius"

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Biopic of literary editor Max Perkins that centers on his relationship with author Thomas Wolfe. As Wolfe becomes consumed with his lengthy novels, Perkins tries to reel in his talent and deliver another best-seller for Scribner Publishing during the 1930s.


Oct
23
6:00PM

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7:45PM

ESL Intermediate

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

ESL Intermediate Level.

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

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Oct
24
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Tai Chi with Jenny Kim

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Instructor Jenny Kim teaches participants a gentle form of martial arts often referred to as "meditation in motion." 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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Oct
25
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Amazing Origami

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join Joy in her monthly amazing origami projects.

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

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Oct
25
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Welcome Kids and Teens: East Flushing

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Welcome Kids and Teens at East Flushing on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 after school hours. There will be library tours, materials and supplies provided.


Oct
25
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Turn an Old Bangle Into a New Bracelet

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Learn a technique that turns old bangles into new bracelets!


Oct
26
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Book Discussion Club

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Come and join us in our monthly book discussion. This month we are going to read "Sisi" by Allison Pataki.


Oct
26
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Livestreamed Art History Series from the Queens Museum

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Topic: Queens Museum Art Program in Chinese: Patty Chang & The Wandering Lake
Description: A Livestreamed Art Program by the Queens Museum, spoken in Chinese (Mandarin), presenting the works of Patty Chang, an artist who emerged from New York’s alternative art scene in the mid-1990s. The program can be viewed at the Hillcrest and East Flushing Libraries. Registration for at home viewers is required by calling Mail a Book 718-464-0084 where you will be given a link to the program.


Oct
30
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Monday Movie screening: "The Theory of Everything"

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

This biopic of celebrated physicist Stephen Hawking explores his early years at Cambridge, where he fell in love with liberal-arts student and future wife Jane shortly before being diagnosed with ALS.


Nov
1
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Healthy Eating

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

With such hurried lifestyles, healthy eating is sometimes the last thing on our minds. Come learn some tips and ideas for healthy eating from a Registered Dietician so you can feel more fit and healthy.


Nov
2
1:30PM

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3:00PM

Make and Taste Indian Aloo-Paratha served with Homemade Yogurt and Tea

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Learn how to make Indian Aloo Paratha .


Nov
4
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Leaf Prints

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Create a stunning leaf print from leaf specimens.
Do you love to collect autumn leaves? Learn how to preserve these treasures of nature and then make a print of your favorite leaf on greeting card stocks. We will be using artist ink, so bring your own apron! All materials will be supplied, but are limited. Please call the library or pre-register in person. Children are welcome and should be accompanied by an adult.

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

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Nov
6
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Movie Screening: "Where Hope Grows"

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

A washed-up baseball player gets a new lease on life through a serendipitous friendship with a grocery-store worker who has Down syndrome. His new friend's humility and gratitude help him reconnect with what really matters.


Nov
6
6:00PM

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7:45PM

ESL Intermediate Level

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

ESL Intermediate Level.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
8
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Basic Sewing: Let's Make a Potholder

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join Ms. Jasvir Kaur to learn how to make a potholder.


Nov
13
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Movie Screening: "Feed"

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

After losing her twin in a car accident, Olivia navigates a world without her brother.


Nov
25
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Amazing Origami

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join us in our monthly origami meeting. Joy will demonstrate and teach you how to make amazing origami projects.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
25
3:30PM

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4:45PM

Holiday Greeting Cards

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Create a unique bookmark, greeting card, or gift card using beautiful pressed plant materials on special card stock. It will be the perfect holiday gift presentation.


Nov
30
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Book Discussion Club

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Come and join us in our monthly book discussion. This month we are going to read "Long Way Home" by Saroo Brierley, which inspired the movie "Lion".


Dec
2
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Holiday Gift Box Workshop

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Create charming gift boxes from old and new Holiday Cards.
Use your collection of old greeting cards to craft beautiful boxes. The greeting card becomes a decorative box with a message inside!


Dec
4
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Movie Screening Everest

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Several groups of climbers scale Mount Everest, only to face a snowstorm during their descent.


Dec
6
10:00AM

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11:00AM

ESOL Conversation Group

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join our ESOL conversation group practice and improve your English language skills by talking, listening and having fun.


Dec
7
3:00PM

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4:30PM

DIY Bracelet and Earrings

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join Ms. Jasvir Kaur to make a bracelet and a set of earrings. A gift to give or to keep for yourself.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
9
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Corsages and Barretes

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

This is a playful interpretation of the traditional holiday pin. Try these cheerful corsages! Easy enough for a child to make. It's sophisticated enough for a mom to wear or give as a wonderful gift. Assortment of beautiful materials are provided. Please visit the library or call 718-357-6643 to register.


Dec
11
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Movie Screening: "Wonder Woman"

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

An Amazon princess leaves her island home and journeys to the outside world, which is being consumed by a massive war. With the help of an American pilot, she works to put an end to the conflict.


Dec
16
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Holiday Bookmarks and Gift Cards

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Create a unique bookmark, greeting card or gift card using beautifully pressed plant materials on special card stock. Perfect for your holiday gift presentations. Supplies limited.


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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