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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF SOUTH JAMAICA

Jul
18
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Summer Reading Program: Lunch & Listen in the Library

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Join us at the South Jamaica Library for lunch and storytime from outer space! All youth welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
18
6:30PM

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8:00PM

Summer Reading Program: Adult Book-to-Movie Event

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Adults are invited to join the South Jamaica Library for a movie based on a book.


Jul
19
11:00AM

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11:45AM

Summer Reading: STEM Storytime

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Children in pre-K to grade 1 are invited to join us weekly for a story and various STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) activities. This fun and hands-on program will include a read-aloud of a popular children's picture book along with a STEM craft and activity.

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

Additional Dates


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Jul
19
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Summer Reading Program: Maker Cart

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Join other students in creating fun and engaging maker projects with our STEAM mobile Maker Cart.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
20
10:00AM

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11:00AM

ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Sculpt for Adults

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Instructor Farrah leads this fitness class that uses high intensity weight bearing exercises interspersed with cardio to keep your heart rate up and keep you sweating. Wear comfortable clothing, and bring a towel and water bottle. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
20
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Summer Reading: Children and Tween Art Studio

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Kids and tweens are invited to join the creative art studio at the South Jamaica Community Library; children will enjoy a variety of art projects. Ages 6+ are welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
22
5:00PM

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6:30PM

Summer Reading: Teen Time

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Check out all the cool programs that will be happening for teens and tweens this summer at the South Jamaica Community Library. From Ps4 Gaming to becoming a movie critic, we have it all at teen time.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
23
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Summer Reading Program: STAR Net‘s “Summer of Space”

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Celebrate 60 years of space exploration! The South Jamaica Community Library will be hosting the "Summer of Space" program, a series of STEM activities geared towards investigating the exploration of space.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
24
11:00AM

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11:45AM

Summer Reading Program: Family Story, Time Babies and Books

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Join us at the South Jamaica Community Library for family storytime. This event is appropriate for newborns and prewalkers.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
25
5:30PM

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6:15PM

Summer Reading Program: Cookie Book Club

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Join us at the South Jamaica Community Library for our monthly Cookie Book Club. This event is appropriate for 3rd-6th graders.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
25
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Summer Reading Program: Adult Book Club

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Adults are invited to the South Jamaica Library adult book club. (Book title to be determined).


Jul
30
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Beginner Computer Skills

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

This beginner computer skills session will help learners achieve the tech fluency they need to feel more comfortable using computers. In this session participants will be introduced to some basic computer skills, such as holding and moving a mouse.


Aug
23
1:00PM

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5:00PM

Summer Reading: End of Summer Reading BBQ

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

Say goodbye to summer reading with games, crafts, and BBQ! The South Jamaica Community Library will be celebrating everyone that worked hard this summer and participated in our reading program.


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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