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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF BROAD CHANNEL

May
1
5:00PM

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7:00PM

Family Coloring Time

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

Children and adults are welcome to come enjoy some time relaxing and coloring.

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

Additional Dates


May
3
12:00PM

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12:30PM

Story Time

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

Children ages 2 1/2 - 6 are invited to join us for stories and coloring. Caregiver must attend with the child.

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

Additional Dates


May
3
5:00PM

--to--

6:00PM

Guided Meditation

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

Guided Meditation calms the mind and relaxes the body. Those who practice it may experience reduced levels of stress and increased inner peace and well-being. The instructor will help you focus on relaxing your mind and making positive mental changes.


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May
4
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Fun with Watercolors

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 12 openings

Artist Karl Lorenzen will teach basic watercolor techniques, and participants will take home a beautiful painting they have created at the end of the session. No experience is necessary. All materials will be provided.

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

Additional Dates


May
4
5:00PM

--to--

12:00AM

Family Game Night

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

Play one of our many board games! All ages.

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

Additional Dates


May
5
4:00PM

--to--

5:00PM

Ask A Specialist

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

Come into our Broad Channel branch for answers to your technology-related problems!
From configuring your new tablet to pdf troubleshooting, we are here to help you learn.
Walk-ins are welcome. For appointments call 718-318-4943.

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

Additional Dates


May
6
3:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Mother's Day Crafts

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

Come make a craft to give to surprise Mom with on Mother's Day.


May
15
2:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

No-Sew Accent Pillows

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 openings

Petrice Wideman teaches participants how to have fun with fabric creating home décor items without sewing! Space is limited to 10 participants. Preregistration is required. Materials will be provided. For adults.


Jun
6
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Lego Club

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

Have fun building and creating things with Lego blocks and friends. If you can dream it you can build it. For children ages 5-10.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
7
5:00PM

--to--

5:45PM

Guided Meditation

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

Guided Meditation calms the mind and relaxes the body. Those who practice it may experience reduced levels of stress and increased inner peace and well-being. The instructor will help you focus on relaxing your mind and making positive mental changes.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
8
2:30PM

--to--

4:00PM

Beaded Bracelet Workshop for Adults

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

Learn how to design your own beaded bracelet. Preregistration is required. Space is limited.


Jun
10
3:00PM

--to--

3:30PM

Father's Day Craft

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

Come make a craft to give to surprise Dad with on Father's Day.


Jun
14
6:00PM

--to--

8:00PM

Our American Flag

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

Stop by and learn about our great American Flag. Everyone will get to make a flag of their own to proudly display.


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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