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Friends of the Library

Welcome to FRIENDS OF NORTH HILLS

Jun
19
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Crochet and Conversation

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Experienced knitters and crocheters will team up with our English Conversation Class. Ideas, patterns, and vocabulary will be exchanged!

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

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Jun
19
1:00PM

--to--

2:30PM

Crochet and Conversation

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Experienced knitters and crocheters will team up with our English Conversation Class. Ideas, patterns, and vocabulary will be exchanged!

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

Additional Dates


Jun
19
2:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

After-School Activities

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Children and teens are welcome to convene in the meeting room every school day to do homework, eat a snack, or read.

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

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Jun
21
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Toddler Time

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18 months - 3 years and their caregivers are welcome to join us for a simple craft followed by stories, songs, and finger plays.

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

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Jun
21
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Movie Matinee

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Join us at the North Hills Library for screening of feature film:
6/21: "King of Thieves" (2018, R)


Jun
21
3:00PM

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4:45PM

Family Film Friday

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Join us for two different family film screenings!
6/7: "Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween" (2018, PG)
6/21: "Ralph Breaks the Internet" (PG)


Jun
22
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Language Learning Group for Beginners in French

Location: North Hills
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Have you ever wished you could speak French? Learn how to use Transparent Language Online and benefit from an eight -week group learning experience too! You will need a Queens Library card and a computer, tablet, or smartphone to access Transparent Language to do your weekly assignments. Bring your device to the first session for help in setting up your Transparent Language Online account. Space is limited and preregistration is required.


Jun
25
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Bilingual Birdies Concert: Songs for Young Children

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Children accompanied by their parents or adult caregivers will learn new words and enjoy music, movement, and songs in English and Spanish at this live, interactive multicultural concert for celebrating summer reading. Space is limited. Preregistration is required.


Jun
26
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Mother Goose

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Boys and girls ages 6 months to 2 years and their caregiver are welcome to enjoy songs, stories, finger plays, and all sorts of fun. No registration is required for this program. Just bring yourselves and have fun!


Jul
1
5:30PM

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7:30PM

Summer Reading: Film and Book Discussion: "In Cold Blood"

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Read the book by Truman Capote and then join us for a screening of the film starring Robert Blake, Scott Wilson, John Forsythe, and Paul Stewart. Return the next week to compare and discuss the film and the book. Copies of the book are available at the library.

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

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Jul
2
10:30AM

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11:15AM

Computer Classes For Seniors

Location: North Hills
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 1 openings

Learn the basics of using a computer and how to download library ebooks to apps. Preregistration is required in person.

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

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Jul
3
10:30AM

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11:00AM

Summer Reading: Mother Goose Time

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6 months to 2 years and their caregivers are welcome to enjoy songs, stories, finger plays, and all sorts of fun. No registration is required for this program. Just bring yourselves and have fun!

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

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Jul
3
11:30AM

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12:00PM

Summer Reading: Picture Book Time

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Join us for our storytime program for children ages 3-5.

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

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Jul
5
10:30AM

--to--

11:00AM

Summer Reading: Toddler Time

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18 months - 3 years and their caregivers are welcome to join us for a simple craft followed by stories, songs, and finger plays.

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

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Jul
8
5:00PM

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5:30PM

Summer Reading: North Hills Gazette

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Tweens and teens will work together to create, design, and write a new issue of "The North Hills Gazette." Past issues have included feature articles, book reviews, artwork, and opinion pieces. Teens who cannot attend the program in person can email their articles to northhillsqpl@gmail.com. Please include your first name and grade.

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

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Jul
9
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Summer Reading: Craft Time

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Children are invited to join us to make a fun space-themed craft!

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

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Jul
10
1:00PM

--to--

3:00PM

Crochet and Conversation

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Experienced knitters and crocheters will team up with our English Conversation Class. Ideas, patterns, and vocabulary will be exchanged!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
11
3:30PM

--to--

4:30PM

Summer Reading: Read to a Dog

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Children can select a book to read aloud to Jami, who has been certified as a therapy pet partner. Reading aloud improves literacy skills, and animals are ideal reading companions because they create a relaxed, comfortable, and safe environment. 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.

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Jul
11
6:30PM

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7:15PM

Summer Reading: Twilight Tales

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18 months to 5 years and their parents or caregivers will listen to classic stories, old and new, and learn songs and finger plays. Each week, a different parent/older sibling will read to the group. Feel free to wear your slippers and pajamas, and please bring a flashlight. Space is limited.

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

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Jul
12
3:30PM

--to--

5:15PM

Summer Reading: Family Film Friday

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Join us for this summer for screenings of family films with a space theme!
7/12: "Wall-E" (2008, PG)
7/26: "Space Jam" (1996, PG)
8/9: "Mars Needs Moms" (2001, PG)
8/23: "Space Buddies" (2009, G)

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

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Jul
15
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Summer Reading: Prenda Code Club

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Join us in the weekly coding club for youth ages 8 to 17. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

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Jul
25
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Summer Reading: Astronaut Glove Box

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Children will view NASA video clips and nonfiction books to introduce the concept of the astronaut glove box. Working in pairs, each team will create their own astronaut glove box. Once the box is complete, children will complete goal-oriented or timed challenges using the scientific method. Ages 6-12.


Jul
26
12:00PM

--to--

1:45PM

Movie Matinee

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Join us at the North Hills Library for a screening of a feature space film.
7/26: "Gravity" (2013, PG-13, 91 min.)


Jul
26
12:00PM

--to--

1:45PM

Summer Reading: Movie Matinee

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Join us at the North Hills Library for a screening of a feature space film.
7/26: "Gravity" (2013, PG-13, 91 min.)


Aug
5
5:30PM

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7:30PM

Summer Reading: Film and Book Discussion: "Misery"

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Read the novel by Stephen King and then join us for a screening of the film starring Kathy Bates, James Caan, Richard Farnsworth, and Lauren Bacall. Return the next week to compare and discuss the film and the book. Copies of the book are available at the library.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
7
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Men's Book Club: "The Martian" by Andy Weir (Space Theme)

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

This is a thrilling space saga about an astronaut's walk on Mars and how his resourcefulness helps him deal with the elements confronting him.


Aug
15
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Summer Reading: Build This Weird Thing In Space!

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Teens take on the role of either Ground Control (giving building instructions) or Major Tom (following the instructions and doing the building) and communicate to recreate a LEGO sculpture without being able to see what the other side has in front of them.


Aug
22
3:30PM

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6:00PM

Summer Reading: End of Summer Party and Film

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Join us for our end of Summer Reading party! We will be screening "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" (2018, PG), giving out summer reading certificates, and other activities.


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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