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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF SEASIDE

Jul
17
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Mobile Device & Digital Media Class

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Do you have questions about your mobile device? Are you curious about e-books? How do you listen to an audiobook on your smartphone? Bring your Android or iOS device and learn how to use it.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Jul
17
10:30AM

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11:30AM

A Universe of Stories - Toddler Time

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Join us for picture books, finger plays, action rhymes, and songs about outer space! This program is for children ages 18-36 months and their caregivers.

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

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Jul
17
1:00PM

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2:00PM

A Universe of Stories: Summer Meals - Lunch & Listen

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Join us at the Seaside Library at 1pm, Monday through Friday, for summer meals! Enjoy your meal while listening to audio books and shows that discuss outer space!

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Jul
17
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Summer Reading: Alien Invasion in a Box

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Test your creativity at the Seaside Library! Teams compete to create and show off the coolest alien made from the materials in a box of random space junk.


Jul
18
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Seaside Book Club

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Please join our book club for book discussion and reading inspiration. Everyone is welcome! Ask a librarian for details.

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

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Jul
18
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Seaside Movie Matinee

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Join us on Thursdays at 3pm for a seasonal selection of movies we hope our adult and older adult movie fans will enjoy.

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

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Jul
19
10:30AM

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11:30AM

A Universe of Stories - Babies & Books

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

You are your child's first teacher. Enjoy our wide variety of board books, nurture preliteracy skills, meet up with other caregivers, and discover the joy of reading with your baby at the library! This program is for infants ages 6-17 months.

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

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Jul
19
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Seaside Open Mic

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Seaside Library invites all neighborhood performers to come and be a part of our open mic night! Bring your guitars, mandolins, voices, poetry, dancing shoes, and more. Let's celebrate each other's creativity and just have fun!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
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Jul
19
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Summer Reading: Seaside Space Engineers

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Do you want to be an astronaut? Do you have what it takes to build a rocket? Join us on Mondays and Fridays at 4pm and test your engineering and design skills. Children and parents can construct space-themed objects using various materials.

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Jul
20
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Shape Up NYC: Ultimate Cardio for Adults

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

ShapeUp NYC instructor Gloria leads this total body workout that incorporates techniques such as kicks and punches that move to a rapid pace. This fitness class is designed to promote cardiovascular fitness, strength, muscular endurance, and flexibility using high energy and motivating music. Wear comfortable clothes and sneakers; bring a water bottle and towel. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Jul
20
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Seaside Library Saturday Matinee

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Join us Saturdays at 2pm for a seasonal selection of movies we hope our adult and older adult movie fans will enjoy.

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

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Jul
22
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Coloring Club

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Come down to the Seaside Library and de-stress with some coloring! This program is open to all ages.

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

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Jul
22
4:00PM

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6:30PM

Seaside Movie Matinee

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Join us on Mondays at 4pm for a seasonal selection of movies we hope our adult and older adult movie fans will enjoy.

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

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Jul
22
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Chess Club

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Join us for chess club, where you can challenge your brain, make new friends, and have fun while learning critical thinking and problem-solving skills!

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Jul
23
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Seaside Teen Anime/Gaming Club

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Teens! Come and join us Tuesday afternoons for a variety of anime features and gaming!

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

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Jul
23
4:00PM

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5:00PM

July Arts & Crafts

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Join us at the Seaside Library for July arts & crafts!

7/2 - Celebrate the Fourth of July
7/9 - Universe of Stories
7/16 - Seascapes and Shells
7/23 - Mandalas
7/30 - Sorbet Colors

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

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Jul
24
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading: Glow in the Dark Lace Cards

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Orion, Ursa Major, Canis Minor - Explore the night sky! This craft activity allows youth to learn about constellations.


Jul
31
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Summer Reading: Origami

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Origami, the Japanese art of paper folding, is a great way to get children engaged in math and problem solving. It also improves their thinking skills. Join us at the Seaside Library on Wednesdays at 4pm to make your own outer space origami creations.


Aug
6
4:00PM

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5:00PM

August Junior Arts & Crafts

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Join us at the Seaside Library for August arts & crafts!

8/6 - Sea Images
8/13 - Ancient Art
8/20 - Sponge Painting
8/27 - Celebrate Labor Day

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

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Aug
7
2:30PM

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4:00PM

CIAD Meeting

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

This is the monthly meeting of the Coalition of Institutionalized Aged and Disabled (CIAD). CIAD is a non-profit, grassroots organization run by and for adult home and nursing home residents and resident councils.


Aug
7
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading: Galaxy Bracelets

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Make a space-themed bracelet to keep or to give as a gift. All materials will be provided.


Aug
8
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading: Build This Weird Thing...In Space!

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Something’s busted on the space station and it’s up to you to fix it! Take on the role of either astronaut or mission control and work together to build a repair part…without seeing what the other person has in front of them! This program is for teens entering grades 7-12 only.


Aug
14
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading: Straw Rockets

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Design your own rocket and make it fly! Children will be the architects of their own rocket and use a straw as propulsion. After creating their rocket, we will then conduct experiments to see how angles and different materials alter their course and distance.


Aug
21
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading: Space Windsock

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Join us at the Seaside Library and make your own space-themed windsock!


Aug
22
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading: The Force Awakens

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Become a Jedi master and make your own lightsaber!


Aug
28
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading: Galaxy Crafts

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Make out-of-this-world crafts including a galaxy duct tape wallet and Star Wars origami. This program is for teens entering grades 7-12 only.


Aug
30
3:30PM

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5:30PM

End of Summer Reading Party/Open Mic

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

The Seaside Library will be celebrating the terrific job all the Summer Reading participants have done at the End of Summer Reading Party! Join us for games, singing, dancing and more!


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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