Library Events for Kids and Teens in Queens Week of November 19

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Library Events for Kids in Queens Check out these free and low-cost library events and programs for kids and teens in Queens this week of November 19. You'll find fun and inexpensive classes and activities for toddlers, kids, and teens, including story times and storytelling events, arts and crafts, language programs, fitness programs, concerts and performances, and college prep courses. Many programs also welcome parents and caregivers, so the whole family can join the fun. For more free and low-cost upcoming family and children's events in Queens, go to our complete calendar of events.

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Toddler Time - Central Library
November 19, 2012 - Jamaica

Children ages 18 - 35 months and their caregivers can enjoy meet for weekly story times with a children's librarian. Participants enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, learning activities, and lots of fun. Preregister online.

Homework Help - McGoldrick Library
November 19, 2012 - Flushing

Children in grades 1 to 6 can recieve homework help from a library educator.

College Club: Interested in a Medical Career? - Pomonok Library
November 19, 2012 - Flushing

Teens can talk with and learn from Queens College pre-med students who share your passion and can provide valuable perspectives on what it takes to prepare to become a practicing medical professional.

Crafty Tuesdays - Forest Hills Library
November 20, 2012 - Forest Hills

Children age 5 and up explore their creative side and have fun making great projects to take home.

Manga Workshops with Ivan Velez - Baisley Park Library
November 20, 2012 - Jamaica

Do you love Manga, that popular comic book form from Japan? Kids and teens learn to build their own Manga stories in their own Manga style, taught by a professional cartoonist.

Native American Arts and Crafts for Kids - Hillcrest Library
November 20, 2012 - Flushing

Childrend ages 6-14, can discover a "New World" of art projects based on Native American crafts and traditions.

Online Test Prep - Long Island City Library
November 21, 2012 - Long Island City

This workshop provides online test strategies and a customized practice ground for those preparing to do online tests who want to accelerate preparation, and provides students with access to interactive online practice tests based on official exams such as ACT, SAT, and GED.

Mother Goose - Windsor Park Library
November 22, 2012 - Bayside

Children ages 8 to 23 months, can enjoy stories, songs, and fingerplays. Preregistration is required.

Arts and Crafts for the Family - Astoria Library
November 22, 2012 - Long Island City

The whole family can come together for a fun time creating displays for the holidays.

Open Mic - East Elmhurst Library
November 22, 2012 - East Elmhurst

A fun evening after all the turkey and pumpkin pie. Poets, writers, musicians, comedians, orators , and everyone else can share their talents. Come prepared with five minutes of material. All levels are welcome.

Rap Sessions - Laurelton Library
November 22, 2012 - Laurel

In this "rap" session, led by Dr. Hall, participants can discover how to deal with the many issues that confront young people today so that they can enjoy their teen years now. Teens are encouraged to share their thoughts and feelings.

Craft Time - Howard Beach Library
November 22, 2012 - Howard Beach

Children ages 4-12 along with their favorite adult can enjoy the holiday and create something wonderful.

Toddler Storytime - Forest Hills Library
November 23, 2012 - Forest Hills

Toddlers 18 to 35 months and their parents or adult caregivers may enjoy listening to picture books, singing songs, learning fingerplays, and joining in lively movement games, all while developing vocabulary and social skills. Preregistration is required.

Craft Time - Ozone Park Library
November 23, 2012 - Ozone Park

Children of all ages can show their creativity, while they enjoy this arts and craft program.

Game Day - Woodhaven Library
November 23, 2012 - Woodhaven

Kids may enjoy an afterschool treat, playing a variety of board games. Make new friends.

Toddler Time - Central Library
November 26, 2012 - Jamaica

Children ages 18 - 35 months and their caregivers can enjoy meet for weekly story times with a children's librarian. Participants enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, learning activities, and lots of fun. Preregister online.

SAT-ACT Strategy Session - Pomonok Library
November 26, 2012 - Flushing

College-bound teens can get familiar with the content of the exams and walk through some sample questions with a expert instuctors. They will learn some of the best test-taking tips and strategies to help them boost their scores. This event is free, but registration is required. Reserve a seat at or call 800-273-8439. This is event #87934.

Compost your Food Scraps! - Queens Public Library at Steinway
Through November 30, 2012 - Astoria

Parents can teach their children about sustainability by modeling green behaviors like composting. Simply bring your food scraps including fruit and vegetable scraps like peels, skins, or seeds), coffee grounds (including the paper filter), tea bags, eggshells, nutshells, plain bread, and pasta (no toppings) to the weekly food waste drop off location. The Western Queens Compost Initiative will turn the rest of your food waste into a nutrient-rich compost.