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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF LONG ISLAND CITY ALC

Oct
23
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Daily Puzzle for Kids

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Stop by and do a puzzle or two!! Challenge yourself and enjoy!!

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Oct
23
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Adult Dominoes

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Join us for a game of dominoes.

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

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Oct
23
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Virtual Reality Experience with Oculus Rift

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Step into the world of Virtual Reality (VR). Join us for an VR experience like no other. You can try a fun game like Robo Recall or experience an horror game like Face Your Fears. Must be 18+ and/or 13 with parental consent.

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Oct
23
2:30PM

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5:30PM

STACKS Enrichment for Kids

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

A free after-school program which provides enrichment activities as well as homework help. Please be advised that space is limited.

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

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Oct
24
10:00AM

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1:00PM

Computer Help, Tips & Tricks

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Do you need help on the computer? Are you Computer Savvy? Stop into Long Island City and receive some basic computer tips.

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

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Oct
24
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Toddler Time

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Interactive stories with simple crafts hand rhymes and finger plays will also be done, along with bubbles and toys.
Ages 1-5

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

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Oct
24
12:45PM

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2:45PM

The Weekly Puzzle

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Do you love puzzles? Long Island City provides puzzles for adults. Stop in anytime!

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

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Oct
25
4:00PM

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7:00PM

Introduction to MS Word

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 openings

Learn the basic skills in Microsoft Word, and gain hands-on experience creating documents, changing formats, and using key shortcuts. Basic computer skills are required.


Oct
25
5:30PM

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6:30PM

Budding Bookworms

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

An evening story and playtime for our youngest audience, baby through Pre-K.

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

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Oct
25
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Fantasy Football League

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Do you have what it takes? Join us for our fantasy football league!


Oct
27
12:30PM

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2:30PM

Ready, Set, Bank! - Financial Literacy

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

This four-session series is a program of financial literacy where users will learn how to download and navigate financial and banking applications. They will also learn how to deposit checks from your phone, pay bills online, and gain knowledge about credit reports. This program will be in Spanish. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 718-990-8625 and to register visit queenslibrary.org.


Oct
27
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Family Movie

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Join us every Saturday for family Movie Time. Upcoming movies include:

11/3 - Lego Batman
11/10 - A Wrinkle Time
11/17 - Captain Underpants
11/24 - Emoji Movie

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

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Oct
29
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Not-So-Spooky Storytime

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Join us for a not-so-spooky storytime.


Oct
29
4:00PM

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7:00PM

Creating Impactful Resumes

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Make your resume the best it can be. This workshop provides insight into what resume reviewers look for, types of resumes, what to include and exclude, and tips for making your resume stronger. For further information call 718-990-8625.

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

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Nov
2
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Wii Games

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Foster a sense of positive physical activity and sportsmanship using our Wii cart.


Nov
5
2:30PM

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5:30PM

International Gaming Week

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Celebrate international gaming week at the library. Explore a new game system and test the Oculus Rift, Wii, Raspberry Pi, or Halo Lens!

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

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Nov
5
4:00PM

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7:00PM

Cover Letters

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

The workshop teaches the most important aspects of cover letter writing, defines the different types of cover letters, and prepares participants to write and customize cover letters for their job applications.


Nov
5
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Acting Workshop for Teens

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Titan Theatre Company presents an introduction to acting workshop for teens. Join Titan Resident Company member Gregory Couba as he introduces basic acting methods and techniques. The workshop is open to all teens who want to come explore the magic of drama!


Nov
8
4:00PM

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7:00PM

Introduction to Excel

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 openings

Participants will learn the basic concepts of Microsoft Excel, such as what a spreadsheet is, basic Excel navigation, and basic data entry.


Nov
8
5:30PM

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8:30PM

Mario Kart Tournament

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Join us for an intense tournament of Mario Kart!


Nov
19
4:00PM

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7:00PM

MS Excel Formulas & Functions

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 5 openings

Learn to edit and manipulate data in the Using Formulas and Functions workshop. Learn the common and useful formulas to use with your data! Basic computer skills are required.


Nov
26
4:00PM

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7:00PM

Job Search Strategies

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Job searching can be an overwhelming process. Prepare yourself for success! This workshop teaches traditional and creative ways to find jobs, identify career-specific websites, and network.


Dec
3
4:00PM

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7:00PM

Interview Preparation

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

So, you’ve landed an interview for a wonderful job… now what? It takes practice to perfect your interviewing skills. In this workshop, you will learn how to prepare for your interview, successfully deal with difficult questions, and follow up properly afterwards.


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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