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Magnets

"Introduces magnetism and the creation, forces, and applications of magnets"--Provided by publisher.
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Describes what magnetism and magnetic fields are, how they work, and various ways that magnetism is used.
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Describes how magnets work and includes instructions for making a magnet and a compass.
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Magnetism
"Introduces magnetism and the creation, forces, and applications of magnets"--Provided by publisher.

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Opposites attract
Describes what magnetism and magnetic fields are, how they work, and various ways that magnetism is used.

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What makes a magnet?
Describes how magnets work and includes instructions for making a magnet and a compass.

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Nov
14
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Toddler Learning Center

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

In this five-week program, children ages 18-38 months will learn and play with their caregivers. Each week parents will speak with a different specialist in the following categories: parenting, nutrition, speech, creative movement, and reading. Space will be limited and preregistration is required. In person sign-ups begin on October 10.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
14
3:30PM

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6:30PM

The "Voices of Queens" Teen Radio Podcast

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Learn how to create your very own radio podcasts in this free workshop program! Come along and learn how to produce fun and engaging podcast episodes. Completion of this course gives you scholarship opportunities, enhances your resume, and can even get you started on the road to a rewarding career in broadcast journalism, audio engineering, news reporting, radio presentation, and beyond. This program series is for teens ages 12 – 19 years old and preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
14
3:30PM

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6:30PM

The "Voices of Queens" Teen Radio Podcast

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Learn how to create your very own radio podcasts in this free workshop program! Come along and learn how to produce fun and engaging podcast episodes. Completion of this course gives you scholarship opportunities, enhances your resume, and can even get you started on the road to a rewarding career in broadcast journalism, audio engineering, news reporting, radio presentation, and beyond. This program series is for teens ages 12 – 19 years old and preregistration is required.

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

Additional Dates


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Nov
14
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Tinkercad

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

TInkercad allows students to create free three-dimensional models that can be translated over to .sla files and printed out using a 3D printer. The site allows for users to save their files for free with an email or create files without one.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
15
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Turkey Craft

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Girls and boys ages 5-12 are invited to join us to get ready for Thanksgiving with an exciting and easy turkey craft. No registration required but space and supplies will be limited. We'll be "stuffing" you with fun!


Nov
15
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Youth Leadership Council

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Make your voice heard! You’ll advocate for your community and make real change in this yearlong program. Community service credit available! Visit queenslib.org/youthcouncil18 for more information.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
16
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Teen Code Club

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Learn to code at Queens Library! Our code club has no lectures: you’ll learn to make websites, animations, apps, and games by actually making them, step by step. Prepare for a tech career or learn skills you can use in the real world right now to make whatever you can dream up.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
19
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Toddler Time

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. If you wish to register, check availability for program date November 19, 2018
Availability: 30 openings

Boys and girls 18 months to 3 years are invited to join us for Toddler Time with their caregiver for stories, songs, finger plays, and all kinds of fun. Registration will begin on November 5th. Space is limited, so don't miss out!

Central LibraryMon, Nov 26, 201810:30AM - 11:30AM
Central LibraryMon, Dec 10, 201810:30AM - 11:30AM
Central LibraryMon, Dec 17, 201810:30AM - 11:30AM

Nov
19
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Turkey Origami

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

This is a fun Thanksgiving program you'll be sure to "gobble up." Come by and make your own origami turkey. It's an activity that boys and girls ages 5-12 are sure to be thankful for. No registration required, but space and supplies will be limited.


Nov
19
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Teen Space Youth Court

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Hey teens! Are you interested in finding out more about the civic opportunities for young adults in the borough of Queens? Are you looking to study or start a career in criminal justice? Maybe you would just like some experiential knowledge in the juvenile justice system. Well, we have the perfect program for you! Join the Teen Space at the Central Library in Jamaica, Queens for Teen Space Youth Court.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
20
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Kickoff to Kindergarten

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Parents and other caregivers can help young children 3-4 years old learn the skills they need to be successful in school before they start kindergarten. During eight weekly sessions, Library staff and early childhood teachers will teach parents and caregivers how to use games, book-reading and hands-on activities to help build the most important language and social skills. Materials will be provided to the participants to use them at home. Preregistration is required. Space is limited.


Nov
20
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Thanksgiving Fill Your Plate Collage

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Boys and girls ages 6-12 are welcome to join us to make a Thanksgiving collage. No registration will be required for this cornucopia of fun!


Nov
23
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Mother Goose

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Good old Mother Goose returns for the fall/winter session! Boys and girls from 6 months to 2 years and their caregiver are invited to join us for stories, songs, and fun. No registration is required for this program. Just bring yourselves!

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

Additional Dates


Nov
27
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Laptop Time

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Ages 7-12, explore Microsoft software. Find new ways to express yourself and create your own works of art!


Dec
3
10:30AM

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11:30AM

It's Time for Kind: Toddler Time

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Boys and girls 18 months to 3 years who have already registered for the November/December Toddler Time are invited to join us for this very special session. We will enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, and all kinds of fun with a special focus on kindness. If you are already registered for November/December's Toddler Time, you do not need to register again. All other participants will be on a first-come, first-served basis.


Dec
4
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Typing Class

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Presenting a fun and educational program that will be...just your type! Children ages 6-12 are invited to learn how to type. This two-part class will show you how the keyboard is set up, let you practice typing, and teach you a skill you will use always! No registration is required, but space is limited. Please make sure you attend both sessions.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
5
10:30AM

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11:30AM

It's Time for Kind: Kindness Read-Aloud

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

We invite children ages 18 months to 3 years to join us for a bilingual story in Bengali and English! It will be followed up with a coloring page activity. No registration is required for this activity, but space will be limited. Don't miss it! For more It’s Time for Kind programming, visit queenslib.org/itstimeforkind2018.


Dec
6
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Family Playtime

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

An exciting program for children ages birth to 5 years old. Learn and have fun at the same time. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver. No registration is required, but space will be limited. Don't miss it!

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

Additional Dates


Dec
6
11:00AM

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12:30PM

It's Time for Kind: Kids' Box Challenge

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

A fun program for children ages 3 to 5 we're certain they'll kind of enjoy. Children can have fun and learn about kindness at the same time! No registration is required; however, space may be limited. Don't miss it!


Dec
6
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Youth Leadership Council

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Make your voice heard! You’ll advocate for your community and make real change in this yearlong program. Community service credit is available! Visit queenslib.org/youthcouncil18 for more information.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
7
11:00AM

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12:00PM

It's Time for Kind: Mother Goose

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Boys and girls age 6 months to 2 years along with a caregiver are invited to join us for a very special edition of Mother Goose. There will still be the same fun, stories, songs, and more, but with a special focus on kindness. No registration is required for this program.


Dec
7
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Teen Code Club

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Learn to code at Queens Library! Our code club has no lectures: you’ll learn to make websites, animations, apps, and games by actually making them, step by step. Prepare for a tech career or learn skills you can use in the real world right now to make whatever you can dream up.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
14
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Bangladesh Victory Day

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Mohan Bijoy Dibosh is a glorious day in the history of Bangladesh. This is called December 16th in Bangladesh. In English, it is the victory day of Bangladesh. More than 40 years ago, to the day, Bangladesh was free from Pakistan. You could call it the birthday of Bangladesh.
No registration required; children up to age 12 are welcome.


Dec
27
12:00PM

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2:00PM

It's Time For Kind: Sewing Kindness

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

Let's make it a warm holiday season for everyone. Learn how to sew a reversible blanket, make one to give and one to keep.