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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF BELLEROSE

Nov
20
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

ESOL Conversation Group

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Join us for an ESOL conversation group.

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

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Nov
20
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Homework Help

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Homework help is available after school, Monday through Thursday, for children in grades K-6.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
21
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Canasta Club

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Canasta players, come and join our Canasta Club.

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

Additional Dates


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Nov
21
4:00PM

--to--

5:45PM

Superhero Movie Month

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Come join us for the following November movies: "Batman and Harley Quinn" 11/7, "Spiderman: Homecoming" 11/14, "Power Rangers" 11/21, and "Pirates of the Caribbean" 11/28.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
22
10:30AM

--to--

12:00PM

Toddler Story Time

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Please join us for stories, songs and finger plays. This program is for children, birth to 4 years old, and their parents or caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
22
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Computer Class for Beginners

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Come in for a one-on-one computer session. Training is available for: Microsoft Office suite, email, Internet, Facebook, and more. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
22
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

LEGO Building Club

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children in grades K-6 have fun being creative with Legos!

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

Additional Dates


Nov
23
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

ESOL Conversation Group

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Join us for an ESOL conversation group.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
24
1:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Black Friday Double Feature Movie

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

On Black Friday we are showing "Wonder Woman" and "Transformers: The Last Knight".


Nov
24
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

One-on-One Computer Class

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Come in for one-on-one PC training. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
25
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Chess Class for All

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

It's never too early (or too late) to learn how to play chess, which is the game of kings! Come learn how to play, enhance your skills and have fun. Registration is required!

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

Additional Dates


Nov
30
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Express Yourself

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Bebi Ferrier leads this three-session workshop. Come, let's reminisce those extraordinary moments and express ourselves by writing or storytelling.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
1
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Tween & Teen Club

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

For those of you in 6th-12th grade, come hang out at the Bellerose Library! We'll be playing board games, watching movies, creating crafts and more! Bring your friends!

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

Additional Dates


Dec
2
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Drawing for Beginners: Portraits

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Learn portrait drawing techniques for beginners.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Spelling Bee

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Please join us for the Bellerose Library Annual Spelling Bee! Please register with the Children's Librarian.
December 5 is for 3rd & 4th graders only.
December 12is for 5th & 6th graders only.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
7
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Meditation Club

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Experienced or beginner, join the club and share breathing exercises and meditation techniques that may help to reduce stress.


Dec
9
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

A Christmas Carol

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

This one-man play is based on the condensed version Dickens himself used on his historic reading tours of the United States and is adapted here to offer a unique theatrical experience. Actor Greg Oliver Bodine plays Dickens who must perform from memory the magical story of Scrooge's journey from miserliness to redemption. This show is rated G and is suitable for adults and children over ten (10) years of age. Join us!


Dec
11
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Make Your Own Gingerbread House

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

It's time to decorate the Gingerbread House before Christmas.


Dec
19
4:00PM

--to--

5:45PM

December Christmas Movies

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Featured Christmas films include "Elf" (12/19) and "Believe" (12/26).

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

Additional Dates


Dec
20
2:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

STARs Holidaypalooza III

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Senior Theater Acting Repertory will perform seasonal skits, readings, and holiday sing alongs.


Dec
21
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

We meet on the third Thursday of every month.
Pick up a copy of the month's selection at the Circulation Desk and join us!


Dec
29
1:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Animated Musical Double Feature

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

La la la! Please join us for a year-end animated musical double feature. Films to be shown are "Moana" and "Sing".


Jan
2
4:00PM

--to--

5:30PM

Homework Help

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Homework help is available after school, Monday through Thursday, for children in grades K-6.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
3
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

Toddler Story Time

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Please join us for stories, songs and finger plays. This program is for children, birth to 4 years old, and their parents or caregivers.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
3
10:30AM

--to--

11:30AM

One-on-One Computer Class

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Come in for one-on-one PC training. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
3
12:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

STARs: Senior Theater Acting Repertory

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Calling all older adults! Join our galaxy of STARs and perform theatrical works at the library with a great group of people!

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

Additional Dates


Jan
3
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

LEGO Building Club

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Children in grades K-6 have fun being creative with Legos!

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

Additional Dates


Jan
4
5:30PM

--to--

6:30PM

Meditation Club

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Experienced or beginner, join the club and share breathing exercises and meditation techniques that may help to reduce stress.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Tween & Teen Club

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

For those of you in 6th-12th grade, come hang out at the Bellerose Library! We'll be playing board games, watching movies, creating crafts and more. Bring your friends!

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

Additional Dates


Jan
5
4:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

One-on-One Computer Class

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Come in for one-on-one PC training. Preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
6
11:00AM

--to--

12:30PM

Chess Class for All

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

It's never too early (or too late) to learn how to play chess, which is the game of kings! Come learn how to play, enhance your skills and have fun. Registration is required!

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

Additional Dates


Jan
8
12:30PM

--to--

2:00PM

ESOL Conversation Group

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Join us for an ESOL conversation group.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
13
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

A New Year; A New You: Leaving the Past Behind

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Raja Yoga meditation enables one to create new attitudes and responses to life, providing a true understanding of ourselves. Join us in this interactive session to explore how to learn from the past, let go of it, and free ourselves to make new and better choices, thereby creating a life of meaning and purpose that brings satisfaction and contentment.


Jan
18
11:00AM

--to--

12:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

We meet on the third Thursday of every month. Pick up a copy of the month's selection at the Circulation Desk and join us!

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

Additional Dates


Feb
6
1:30PM

--to--

5:30PM

Tax Preparation Assistance

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

IRS-trained counselors will help you complete your 2017 personal income tax return. Bring a copy of your 2016 income tax return(s); all W-2, 1099,and other tax forms and documents for 2017; unemployment compensation statements; an SSA-1099 form if you received Social Security benefits; a photo I.D. for every person listed on your return; and Social Security cards or other official documentation for yourself and all dependents.

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

Additional Dates


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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