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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF BELLEROSE

Jan
22
1:30PM

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2:30PM

One-on-One Computer Classes

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Come for one-on-one computer help.

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

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Jan
22
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Homework Help

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Homework help is available after school on Mondays through Thursdays for children in grades K-6.

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

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Jan
23
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Toddler Storytime

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Please join us for stories, songs, and finger plays. This program is for children ages 0-4 and their parents or caregivers.

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Jan
23
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Computer Class for Beginners

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Come in for a 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.

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Jan
23
4:00PM

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5:00PM

LEGO Building Club

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

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

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

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Jan
24
12:00PM

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1:00PM

ESOL Conversation Group at Bellerose

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Join our ESOL Conversation Group at Bellerose Library and improve your English speaking skills!

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

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Jan
25
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Canasta Club

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Come play or learn the game.

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

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Jan
25
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Tween and Teen Club

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Tweens and teens, join us every Friday (that school is open) to hang out with your friends, make new friend, play games, and create crafts. There will be a different activity every week for 5th-12th graders.

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

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Jan
26
11:00AM

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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.

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Jan
28
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Monday Afternoon Movies

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

1/7: "Adrift" (2018, PG-13)
1/14: "Siberia" (2018, NR)
1/28: "Solo: A Star Wars Story" (2018, PG-13)
2/4: "Mission Impossible-Fallout" (2018, PG-13)
2/11: "Little Italy" (2018, R)
2/25: "Crazy Rich Asians" (2018, PG-13)

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

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Jan
28
5:00PM

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6:30PM

Chemistry Tutoring

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Come get step-by-step high school chemistry tutoring.

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

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Feb
5
1:30PM

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4:30PM

AARP Foundation Tax Counseling For Low Income Older Adults

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

IRS certified volunteers, sponsored by AARP Foundation, will complete and e-file your 2018 tax returns on a first-come, first-served basis. You must bring a NYS Driver’s License or Non-Driver’s ID; copy of the 2017 return(s); SS card or ITIN for everyone on your return; SSA-1099 form; all W-2; 1099R, 1099G, 1099 MISC or other 1099 forms; healthcare forms; self-employment forms; 1098T from college; mortgage statement; and cancelled check for refunds.

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

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Feb
6
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Arts and Cratfs

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Join our arts and crafts program.

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

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Feb
7
5:30PM

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6:30PM

Meditation Club

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Whether you are experienced or a 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.

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Feb
9
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Classical and Folk Dances from India

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

The Srijan Dance Center performs North Indian semi-classical and classical dance known as Kathak, which depict the story of Holi, the importance of good over evil, and celebrate goodness with spring colors and harvest.


Feb
13
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Broken Heart Week: Conversation & Craft

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Register to join us for an hour of conversation and craft. We will reminisce and share stories of the heart followed by a beautiful craft project. All craft materials are provided for you. For registration, call (718) 831-8644. For more Broken Heart Week programming, visit https://queenslib.org/BHW2019.


Feb
14
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Traveling Shoes: Black Migrations -- "Goin' to Chicago: A Documentary"

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Come see personal stories of the Great Migration. For more Traveling Shoes programming, see https://queenslib.org/travelingshoes19.


Feb
16
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Give Your Mind a Break: Presented by Global Harmony House Meditation Center

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Our noisy and intense lives make for little space or peace of mind amid the hustle and bustle. Let’s rediscover inner silence and inner space and gently focus our minds on positive, empowering thoughts.


Feb
21
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Book Discussion

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.

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Feb
23
2:00PM

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3:00PM

What the World Needs Now: Presented by Global Harmony House Meditation Center

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Let’s explore the magic of good wishes and kind feelings as we meditate to bring harmony and peace in our world.


Feb
27
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Traveling Shoes: Black Migrations - Jacob Lawrence's Migration Series VS My Own

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

More than 75 years ago, Jacob Lawrence created The Migration Series, an epic narrative that through an ambitious 60-panel series portrays the Great Migration, the flight of over a million African Americans from the rural South to the industrial North. Come learn about this monumental work and recreate the narrative of your family's journey in multiple images representing milestones of your family's history. For more Traveling Shoes programming, visit https://queenslib.org/travelingshoes19.


Mar
1
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Dr. Seuss Week

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

This week children will explore the wonderful world of Dr. Seuss books.
They will make “Cat in the Hat" hats, and enjoy coloring pages, a movie, and a reading.


Apr
11
2:30PM

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4:00PM

Dealing with Hearing Loss

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

When was the last time you checked your hearing? Come join us for a short talk on hearing loss followed by a hearing screening provided by a New York State licensed hearing specialist from St. John’s University.


Nov
7
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Healthy Brain, Healthy Life

Location: Bellerose
Registration: Not required

Gain insight into some of the best ways to reduce the risk of cognitive impairment as we age. Learn some steps to take to have a healthy brain and a healthy life by experiencing techniques designed to keep your brain happy and well. All are welcome.


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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