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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF QUEENSBORO HILL

Dec
17
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Teen Time

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Teens wind down each school day with their friends. Games and other programs available daily. Dedicated quiet space available for homework/studying.

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

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Dec
17
2:00PM

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5:00PM

Teen Study Time

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Dedicated quiet space for teens doing homework/studying. Homework help and information about college programs and other resources available.

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

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Dec
17
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Table Top Gaming for Teens

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Teens! This is your chance to play new and rare table top games with your friends.

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

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Dec
17
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Mind Blowing Puzzles for Kids

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Children will get to do some puzzles such as cardboard puzzles, Sudoku, message decoding, crossword puzzles, and word searches and more!

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

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Dec
17
3:00PM

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3:30PM

Kids Book Reviews

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Children ages 7-12 fill out book review slips of books they read. This is good practice for their critical thinking and writing skills.

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

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Dec
17
3:00PM

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3:30PM

It's Time for Kind: Kindness Notes

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

We all love finding a hidden treasure, especially in a book. The next time you visit Queensboro Hill Library, consider writing a kind note on a post-it, and leaving it in a book for the next reader to discover. You'll boost someone's spirits, and maybe you'll discover a kind note just for you! Stop by the librarian's desk to get a post-it. Kindness costs nothing, and it doubles when you share it! For more It’s Time for Kind programming, visit queenslib.org/itstimeforkind2018.

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

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Dec
18
10:00AM

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11:30AM

Computer Class for Beginners

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

This class for beginners consists of 3 sessions:
Mousercise/typing club
Web browse
Create a cover letter in Microsoft Word

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

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Dec
18
2:00PM

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4:00PM

It's Time for Kind: Teens Make Cards for Sick Kids

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Teens make cards for kids in hospitals. For more It’s Time for Kind programming, visit queenslib.org/itstimeforkind2018.


Dec
18
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Kids' Book Blast! Kids' Book Discussion and Craft of Storm Runner by Jennifer Cervantes

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Children ages 8-12 will discuss the book "Storm Runner" by Jennifer Cervantes. Then we will make a craft based on this book.


Dec
19
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Musical Bubble Mother Goose

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Children ages birth to 17 months and their parents/caregivers will learn baby bounces and hand ryhmes. They will also hear stories along with music and bubbles.

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

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Dec
19
11:15AM

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11:45AM

Bubble Toddler Time

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18 months to 5 years old can come hear some stories, along with music, bubbles and fingerplays! A coloring activity is included.

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

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Dec
19
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Holiday Stories and Party for Kids

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Children of all ages will hear holiday stories from around the world. Then we will have a holiday music sing along karaoke while we make a gingerbread boys and girls craft!


Dec
20
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Hygge for the Holidays!

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

What's hygge? It's the Danish perspective on life that's all about celebrating a cozy, warm atmosphere with friends and family. What better time to get your hygge on than during holiday season? Join us for hot cocoa and conversation this month as we make holiday cards (12/6) and work on our needlecraft projects together (12/20). Bring your holiday memories, books you want to talk about, or pictures of your pets - anything you want to share!


Dec
20
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Kawaii Origami for Kids

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Love the adorable Kawaii characters? We will do origami of Kawaii characters for ages 7-12!

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

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Dec
20
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Yoga for Adults with Dorothy Ng

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Certified yoga instructor Dorothy Ng teaches basic yoga techniques and exercises. Bring a mat and wear workout clothes. It is recommended that you do not eat for three hours or drink for one hour before class. Space is limited and available first-come, first-served.


Dec
21
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Geek Reference: LinkedIn and the Online Job Hunt

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

The job hunt can be frustrating: everything is online these days! If you need help applying to jobs online, want to learn more about LinkedIn and how to create your own profile, or just find out where to find jobs online, stop by and let one of our resident geek-brarians help you get up and running! We'll walk you through the process of using general and specific online career resources in your search. Space is limited; first-come, first-served.


Dec
21
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Teen LGBTQIA Club

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Club for LGBTQIA teens and their allies. Teen-led topics every meeting.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
21
4:00PM

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6:00PM

It's Time for Kind: Movie Series

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

It's Time for Kind, so let's come together and enjoy some family entertainment! We'll be screening "Wonder" (2017, PG) on 12/7; "Pay It Forward" (2000, PG-13) on 12/14; and "Dancing in Jaffa" (2013) on 12/21. Families welcome! For more It’s Time for Kind programming, visit queenslib.org/itstimeforkind2018.


Dec
21
4:00PM

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5:45PM

Holiday Film for Kids: "Home Alone 2: Lost in New York"!

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Children, come and watch this hilarious holiday movie with us! Kevin, a little boy accidentally left home alone at Christmas time, protects his home against thieves who try to rob his house! (1992, PG)


Dec
22
11:00AM

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11:30AM

Sing-along Storytime

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Welcome to sing-along storytime! We sing songs, learn a finger play or three, and have wonderful stories to tell! Families are welcome!


Dec
29
11:00AM

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11:30AM

Musical Bubble Storytime

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Children will listen to stories and finger plays. Then, they will get to dance to music with bubbles!


Dec
29
3:00PM

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4:00PM

STEAM Robotics for Kids

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-12 will learn how to build a robot!


Jan
2
3:00PM

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4:00PM

STEM Lego Building Fun for Kids

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-12 will build a different project each week as a team.

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

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Jan
3
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Yoga for Adults with Dorothy Ng

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Certified yoga instructor Dorothy Ng teaches basic yoga techniques and exercises. Bring a mat and wear workout clothes. It is recommended that you do not eat for three hours or drink for one hour before class. Space is limited and available first-come, first-served.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
4
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Game Day for Kids

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Children will get to play various board games such as Scrabble, Life, Jenga, Monopoly, and chess.

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

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Jan
7
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Dragon Ball Z Fusions Mondays for Kids

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-12 will make a craft based on the Dragon Ball Fusion Series.

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

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Jan
10
4:00PM

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5:30PM

LEGO Robotics for Kids

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Queens Library is putting together a LEGO Robotics League! What's a LEGO League? What's the competition all about? Will I get to build and program a robot? Sign on and we'll explain everything you need to know at our information session on January 10. Registration is mandatory and a six-month commitment is needed to be part of Queensboro Hill's team. Register in person with the children's librarian at the library.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
12
11:00AM

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11:30AM

Bubble Musical Storytime

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Children ages birth to six years old will listen to some interactive stories along with enjoying creative movement, dancing, music, and bubbles. Children will also get to play with small instruments.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
12
2:00PM

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3:00PM

STEM Saturdays

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-12 will make various science projects as a team.

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

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Jan
14
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Craft and Storytime

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Stories that feature Martin Luther King, Jr. will be read aloud. Children will then make Martin Luther King, Jr. bookmarks filled with his inspiring quotes of peace.


Jan
15
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Silly Hat Craft for Kids

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-12 will make their own silly hat for silly hat day!


Jan
16
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Dragon Storytime and Craft

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-12 will hear stories featuring dragons. A dragon craft will follow for National Dragon Appreciation Day!


Jan
25
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Immigrant Families and the Public Education System (in Chinese)

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Come learn how to navigate the high school system and use it effectively.


Jan
26
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Destined to Succeed: Presented by Global Harmony House Meditation Center

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

We will be exploring the healthy thinking habits of people who are able to set their own goals in life and experience the joy of achieving them.


Jan
28
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Chldren's Book Discussion and Craft of Kelly Barnhill's "The Girl Who Drank the Moon"

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Children ages 8-12 will discuss the book "The Girl Who Drank the Moon" by Kelly Barnhill. A short moon craft will follow.


Jan
29
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Afternoon Book Club

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

We will discuss "An American Marriage" by Tayari Jones. Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the American dream and the New South. He is a young executive, and she is an artist on the brink of an exciting career. But as they settle into the routine of their life together, they are ripped apart by circumstances neither could have imagined. Books are available at the Customer Service Desk.


Jan
29
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Chinese New Year Making of our Library Mascot Peppi the Pig for Kids

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

Children ages 5-13 will hear stories that feature pigs, the Chinese New Year animal for 2019.


Jan
30
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Lunar New Year: Flower Arrangements by Anna Kao

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

To celebrate the Lunar New Year, Floral Artist Anna Kao will provide instructions on the fine art of floral arranging.


Feb
14
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Spelling Bee Final Competition for Queensboro Hill

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

This is for children in grades 3 to 6 on February 21st, 2019 at 4pm. Two winners will be chosen to represent Queensboro Hill Library at the Central Library Spelling Bee Competition in Spring 2019, where a grand prize will be given to two winners.

The last practice run for this competition is February 14th at 4pm.

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

Additional Dates


Mar
4
4:00PM

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5:00PM

College Prep Workshops at Queensboro Hill Library

Location: Queensboro Hill
Registration: Not required

This is a three-session workshop focusing on the college preparation process. Each session will explore different topics:
"Is College for Me" 3/4
"Writing an Empowering College Essay" 3/11
"Developing a Plan for College" 3/25

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

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Mar
12
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Solar One Energy Workshops

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

Join us for three sessions of energy education workshops that are hands-on experiences for children ages 7 to 12. These workshops foster a creative approach to design thinking, collaboration, and solving environmental challenges. Space is limited. Preregistration is required.

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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