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Main Programs

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Program 1

Acts of Kindness Box

Join us at the Baisley Park Library to participate in the Kindness Box activity. Children ages 6-12 will pull a popsicle stick with an act of kindness. Children can carry out the act of kindness.
Thursday, December 19, 2:30pm
Baisley Park 117-11 Sutphin Boulevard, Jamaica

Children ages 5 to 12 years old are invited to spread kindness by completing challenges from our Kindness Box. 
Friday, November 29, 4pm
Broadway 40-20 Broadway, Astoria

Children of all ages will decorate and write on sticks about being kind and place them in a box. 
Monday, December 2, 4pm
East Flushing 196-36 Northern Boulevard

Kids, make your day brighter! Draw one act of kindness stick from the Acts of Kindness box and complete the act in one week. 
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, November 18 – December 30, 3pm
Langston Hughes 100-01 Northern Boulevard, Corona

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Program 2

Creating A Chain of Kindness

We could all use a visual reminder to be kind. Help spread kindness by putting your thoughtful, good intentions on paper for others to see and get inspired! How long will your chain be? Invite your friends, neighbors, and fellow QPL customers to add to the chain! Help us decorate our library with your chain of kindness!

Wednesday, November 20 & Wednesday, December 18, 4pm
Arverne 312 Beach 54 Street

Join us at the library as we discuss the various ways we can be kind to each other. Children ages 6-12 will write their acts of kindness on strips of paper and create a kindness chain!  
Monday, December 2, 4pm
Baisley Park 117-11 Sutphin Boulevard, Jamaica

Tuesday, November 19, 4:30pm
Briarwood 85-12 Main Street

Friday, November 22, 4pm
Broadway 40-20 Broadway, Astoria

Children ages 4 and up are welcome to make a colorful paper chain to celebrate being kind!  
Wednesday, December 4, 4pm
East Flushing 196-36 Northern Boulevard

Thursday, December 5, 4pm
Flushing 41-17 Main Street

Monday, November 18-Friday, November 22, 1pm
Glen Oaks 256-04 Union Turnpike

Monday, November 18, 5pm
Glendale 8000 Cooper Avenue at the Atlas Park Mall

Wednesday, November 20, 4pm
Hillcrest 187-05 Union Turnpike, Flushing

Monday, December 9-Saturday, December 14, 3pm
Howard Beach 92-06 156 Avenue

Monday - Friday, November 4-December 31 (except November 11 & 28), 12pm
Hunters Point 47-40 Center Blvd., Long Island City

Tuesday, December 10, 3pm
Jackson Heights 35-51 81 Street

Wednesday, November 20, 4pm
McGoldrick 155-06 Roosevelt Av. (Off Northern Blvd), Flushing

Mondays, November 18-December 30; Thursdays, November 21-December 26 (except November 28), 3:30pm
Ozone Park 92-24 Rockaway Boulevard

Monday, November 18, 4-5pm
Peninsula 92-25 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Rockaway Beach

Tuesday, December 17, 4:30pm
Poppenhusen 121-23 14 Avenue, College Point

Tuesday, December 10, 3pm
Queens Village 94-11 217 Street

Wednesday, December 4, 3pm
South Ozone Park 128-16 Rockaway Boulevard

Monday, November 18, 1pm
Whitestone 151-10 14 Road

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Program 3

I Choose Kindness

Teens, write and decorate your teen space/common space with affirmative messages that can be shared and posted for others to find and get inspired! How can kindness become the compass and the catalyst of your next choice at home, in school, in your social media interactions, and at your favorite hanging place?

Tuesday, November 26, 3pm
Arverne 312 Beach 54 Street

Tweens & teens of Bellerose will decorate the teen space bulletin board with kindness!  
Friday, November 22, 4pm
Bellerose 250-06 Hillside Avenue

Thursday, November 21, 4:30pm
Briarwood 85-12 Main Street

Come get crafty at the library! Join us for a weekly craft program, using both low-tech and hi-tech instruments. This program is for teens entering grades 6-12. This week: I Choose Kindness! Write and decorate our teen space/common space with affirmative messages  and cartoon strips drawn using our graphics tablets to share and post for others to find and get inspired! How can kindness become the compass and the catalyst for our choices at home, in school, and on social media?  
Wednesday, December 4, 4pm
Flushing 41-17 Main Street

Share and post positive messages for each other.  
Monday, December 16-Saturday, December 21, 3pm
Howard Beach 92-06 156 Avenue

Create a work of art using your kind thoughts and memories and use it to beautify the teen area.  
Friday, December 20, 3pm
Jackson Heights 35-51 81 Street

Monday, December 9 - Friday, December 13, 3:30pm
Ozone Park 92-24 Rockaway Boulevard

Friday, December 20, 3pm
Peninsula 92-25 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Rockaway Beach

Help us decorate the Teen Area with notes and drawings about being kind to each other.  
Tuesday, November 19, 3:30pm
Ridgewood 20-12 Madison Street

Teens, help us spread & receive kindness with different activities every week.  
Wednesday, December 2, 9, 16, 3pm 
Woodside 54-22 Skillman Avenue

Join together and create a kindness chain! Let's see how long we can make it!   
Tuesday, December 3, 4pm
Woodside 54-22 Skillman Avenue

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Program 4

The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Make simple jewelry, a key chain, or another easy papercraft and give it away to someone who needs a little pick-me-up! You will feel great making something wonderful and helping someone else feel wonderful too!

Make bracelets to give to someone who needs a little pick-me-up! 
Thursday, December 12, 4pm
Arverne 312 Beach 54 Street

Wednesday December 4, 3:30pm
Astoria 14-01 Astoria Boulevard

This is for ages 13 years and up. Space is limited while supplies last. 
Thursday, December 5, 4pm
Auburndale 25-55 Francis Lewis Boulevard, Flushing

Come get crafty at the library! Join us for a weekly craft program, using both low-tech and hi-tech  instruments. This program is for teens entering grades 6-12. This week: Make simple jewelry or a key chain and give it away to someone who needs a little pick-me-up! You will feel great making something wonderful and helping someone else feel wonderful too!  
Monday, December 11, 4pm
Flushing 41-17 Main Street

Make a paper-folded "Fortune Teller" chock-full of good wishes and positive messages and give it to someone who needs a little pick me up! 
Thursday, December 12, 4pm
Flushing 41-17 Main Street

Make a simple craft to give away to someone who needs a little pick-me-up! You will feel great making something wonderful and helping someone else else feel wonderful too! This is for school-age children. 
Tuesdays, December 19, 26, December 3, 10, 17, 3pm
Glendale 8000 Cooper Avenue at the Atlas Park Mall

Wednesday, December 18, 3:30pm
Ozone Park 92-24 Rockaway Boulevard

Learn how to make a friendship bracelet and give it to someone you think needs it. 
Tuesdays, November 26 & December 3, 3:30pm
Ridgewood 20-12 Madison Street

Make a simple beaded bracelet or necklace and give it away to someone who needs a little pick-me-up! You will feel great making something wonderful and helping someone else feel wonderful too! This is for ages 8 years and up.  
Monday, November 18, 4pm
South Ozone Park 128-16 Rockaway Boulevard

Make bracelets to give to someone who needs a little pick-me-up! You will feel great making something wonderful and helping someone else feel wonderful too! 
Friday, December 20, 3pm
Sunnyside 43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, Long Island City

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Program 5

Memory Kaleidoscope 

Listening is an act of kindness. Join us for a game of Memory Kaleidoscope, a card game that uses art to evoke stories about the big and small moments that shape us. Come meet your neighbors and bring a friend. All are welcome at this fun and engaging program. Visit MemoryKaleidoscope.com for more information about the game and ask a librarian about how you can borrow a Memory Kaleidoscope deck to play at home with your family and friends.

Wednesday, December 18, 3pm
Broadway 40-20 Broadway, Astoria

Wednesday, November 20, 10:30am
Cambria Heights 218-13 Linden Boulevard

Thursday, November 21, 5:30pm
Central 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica

Wednesday, December 11, 2pm
Thursday, December 19, 11am
East Flushing 196-36 Northern Boulevard

Saturday, December 7, 3pm
Hunters Point 47-40 Center Blvd., Long Island City

Wednesday, December 11, 4:30pm
Lefferts 103-34 Lefferts Boulevard, Richmond Hill

Monday, December 16, 2:30pm
North Hills 57-04 Marathon Parkway, Little Neck

Wednesday, December 11, 3:30pm
Ozone Park 92-24 Rockaway Boulevard

Saturday, November 23, 2pm and Thursday, December 5, 6pm
Ridgewood 20-12 Madison Street

Wednesday, December 4, 4pm
Rosedale 144-20 243 Street

Saturday, November 23, 2pm
Whitestone 151-10 14 Road