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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF BAY TERRACE

Jun
26
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Toddler Time

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Toddlers ages 18-36 months, with adult caregivers, listen to stories, learn songs and finger play rhymes, and enjoy movement activities.


Jun
27
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Navigating the Health Care System

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Gain insight about long-term care planning including Medicaid enrollment, navigating the healthcare system, and much more that can help you and your loved ones prepare for the road ahead. This program is presented by Sunnyside Community Services/CARE NYC.


Jun
28
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Film Festival Fridays

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

We show classic and independent films every Friday at 2:00 PM. Please call Bay Terrace Library at 718-423-7004 for titles.


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Jul
2
2:30PM

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3:15PM

Summer Reading: Rocket on a Straw

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

This program is for children ages 5-12 years. Create and launch your own paper rocket on a straw. All materials will be supplied. Registration not required.


Jul
3
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Summer Reading: Toddler Time

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Toddlers ages 19-36 months, with adult caregivers, listen to stories, learn songs and finger play rhymes, and enjoy movement activities.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
3
2:00PM

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2:45PM

Summer Reading: Early Learners' Story and Craft Time

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-6 years, with adult caregivers, listen to a story, learn rhymes and songs, and do a craft project related to our summer reading theme, "A Universe of Stories." All materials will be supplied. Registration not required.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
5
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Film Festival Fridays

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

We show classic and independent films every Friday. Please call Bay Terrace Library at 718-423-7004 for titles.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
9
2:30PM

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3:15PM

Summer Reading: Glow-in-the-Dark Lacing Constellation Cards--Session 1

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Explore the night sky! In this craft activity, children ages 6-12 years will learn about constellations. All materials will be supplied. Registration not required.


Jul
10
11:30AM

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12:15PM

Summer Reading: Star Program--Session 1

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-5 years, with adult caregivers, learn about the night sky as you make your own telescope. All materials will be supplied. Registration not required.


Jul
11
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Summer Reading: Alien Invasion in a Box

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Teams compete to create and show off the coolest alien made from the materials in a box of random space junk. This program is for ages 10 years and older. All materials will be supplied.


Jul
12
11:00AM

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11:45AM

Summer Reading: Baby and Me

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Babies ages 6-18 months, and their adult caregivers, share simple stories, songs, and rhymes, and play with educational toys and games.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
15
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Adult Game Time

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Come join us for a fun afternoon of Scrabble, chess, and more!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
16
2:30PM

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3:15PM

Summer Reading: Galaxy Bracelets--Session 1

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 years make a space-themed bracelet to keep or to give as a gift. All materials will be provided. Registration not required.


Jul
17
2:00PM

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2:30PM

Summer Reading: Blast-Off Rocket Frame Program--Session 1

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

In this fun, hands-on activity, children ages 4-6 years (with adult caregivers) will make their own rocket-shaped picture frame. All materials will be supplied. Registration not required.


Jul
18
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading: Play UNO and Other Card Games

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Teens and preteens ages 10 years and older can have fun playing UNO and other card games.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
19
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Adult Book Discussion

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

We will discuss the novel "The Eternal Wonder" by Pearl S. Buck. Books are available for check out at
Bay Terrace Library.


Jul
22
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Summer Reading: Board Game and Puzzle Time

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Children ages 3-12 years can have fun playing board games such as Connect 4, Bingo, and Q-Bitz, and assembling jigsaw puzzles.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
23
2:30PM

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3:15PM

Summer Reading: Do-It-Yourself Kites

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-12 years make windsock-style kites. All materials will be supplied.


Jul
24
11:30AM

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12:15PM

Summer Reading: Astronaut Helmet Program

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

This astronaut helmet craft encourages pretend play and engages the tactile senses. Children ages 2-5 years (with adult caregivers), create your helmet and take off into space! All materials will be supplied. Registration not required.


Jul
25
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading: Make a Lanyard Creation

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Using colorful plastic lanyard cord, be creative and make your own bracelet or keychain! This program is for ages 10 years and older. All materials will be supplied.


Jul
25
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Culture Pass Information Program

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Would you like you to learn more about Culture Pass and get free admission to dozens of NYC cultural institutions? Please join us for this informative session to learn more about it.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
29
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Downloading E-Books and E-Media

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Would you like to learn more about the e-books, audiobooks, and other electronic media applications offered by Queens Public Library? Join us for this informative session and find out what we have to offer!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
30
2:30PM

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3:15PM

Summer Reading: The Force Awakens

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Become a Jedi master! Children ages 6-12 years construct their own light saber that invisibly controls the movement of tinsel. All materials will be supplied. Registration not required.


Aug
2
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Adult Book Discussion

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

We will discuss the novel "The Last Painting of Sara de Vos" by Dominic Smith. Books are available for check out at Bay Terrace Library.


Aug
6
2:30PM

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3:15PM

Summer Reading: Glow-in-the-Dark Lacing Constellation Cards--Session 2

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Explore the night sky! In this craft activity, children ages 6-12 years will learn about constellations. All materials will be supplied. Registration is not required.


Aug
7
11:30AM

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12:15PM

Summer Reading: Star Program--Session 2

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-5 years, with adult caregivers, learn about the night sky as you make your own telescope. All materials will be supplied. Registration is not required.


Aug
13
2:30PM

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3:15PM

Summer Reading: Galaxy Bracelets--Session 2

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 years make a space-themed bracelet to keep or to give as a gift. All materials will be provided. Registration is not required.


Aug
14
11:30AM

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12:15PM

Summer Reading: Rocket Program

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2-5 years (with adult caregivers) learn about rockets and space through a rocket-themed storytime and a hands-on craft project. All materials will be supplied. No registration required.


Aug
15
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading: Make Your Own Moon Phase Flip Book

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Learn about the moon while creating your own Moon Phase Flip Book. See the different phases of the moon, and decorate your flip book as you like. This program is for ages 10 years and older. All materials will be supplied.


Aug
20
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Summer Reading: Touchdown on the Moon

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Working in small groups, children ages 6-12 years build a moon lander that will safely land two "astronauts." All materials will be supplied. Registration not required.


Aug
21
2:00PM

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2:30PM

Summer Reading: Blast-Off Rocket Frame Program--Session 2

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

In this fun, hands-on activity, children ages 4-6 years (with adult caregivers) will make their own rocket-shaped picture frame. All materials will be supplied.


Aug
22
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Summer Reading: Galaxy Crafts

Location: Bay Terrace
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. All materials will be supplied.


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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