Floral Park Public Library

17 Caroline Place, Floral Park, NY 11001


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Sunday December 1, 2019
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2:00 PM
Holiday Concert with Niamh and Shu

 

Niamh Hyland and Shu Nakamura return to the Library for a live, intimate Holiday concert. If you've never heard "Silent Night" sung in Gaelic and Japanese, you're in for a treat!

Register online (floralparklibrary.org) or at the Reference Desk. Quiet Room seating is limited.

 

Niamh Hyland and Shu Nakamura return to the Library for a live, intimate Holiday concert. If you've never heard "Silent Night" sung in Gaelic and Japanese, you're in for a treat!

Register online (floralparklibrary.org) or at the Reference Desk. Quiet Room seating is limited.


Monday December 2, 2019
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10:15 AM
Friends of the FP Library Book Club

The book club will be discussing A Man Called Ove by Frederik Backman.  Discussion to be led by Judy Grillo.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The book club will be discussing A Man Called Ove by Frederik Backman.  Discussion to be led by Judy Grillo.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Children's Event

Details to come.

 
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7:00 PM
Made with Love Evening Knitting Group

Whether you're a beginner, an expert, or somewhere in between, Made with Love knitting and crocheting group welcomes all to their weekly evening group. No sign-up required.

Whether you're a beginner, an expert, or somewhere in between, Made with Love knitting and crocheting group welcomes all to their weekly evening group. No sign-up required.


Tuesday December 3, 2019
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Children's Event
 
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6:45 PM - 8:15 PM
Holiday Gifts from the Kitchen with Chef Barbara Sheridan

 

Barbara Sheridan brings ideas (and the fixins' for) many fun, festive treats you can make with love in your kitchen, and gift them to the folks on your list, including: The "Sweet Tooth"; the "Pit Master" BBQ; The "Guy's Guy (whiskey bacon jam), and more.

Registration, limited to 30 adults (18 and over), begins October 15th at the Reference Desk or online (floralparklibrary.org).

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

 

Barbara Sheridan brings ideas (and the fixins' for) many fun, festive treats you can make with love in your kitchen, and gift them to the folks on your list, including: The "Sweet Tooth"; the "Pit Master" BBQ; The "Guy's Guy (whiskey bacon jam), and more.

Registration, limited to 30 adults (18 and over), begins October 15th at the Reference Desk or online (floralparklibrary.org).

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)

Wednesday December 4, 2019
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4:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Holiday Craft for K - 2

Details to come.

 

 

 

 
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Chair Yoga

 

Breath work, gentle chair and standing stretches, followed by a guided meditation (yoga nidra) make for a powerful and healing session with Micheline DeBono.

Register online at floralparklibrary.org or at the Adult Reference Desk. Participants are encouraged to bring yoga mats.

 

Breath work, gentle chair and standing stretches, followed by a guided meditation (yoga nidra) make for a powerful and healing session with Micheline DeBono.

Register online at floralparklibrary.org or at the Adult Reference Desk. Participants are encouraged to bring yoga mats.


Thursday December 5, 2019
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Family Pre-School Hour with A TIME FOR KIDS, INC. Hidden Pictures

 

For families with little ones age 18 months through Pre-School age.

Enjoy an hour of singing, dancing, storytelling and a special HIDDEN PICTURES PUZZLE Craft.

Registration begins November 21.

Registration will begin on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 10:00 AM     

 

For families with little ones age 18 months through Pre-School age.

Enjoy an hour of singing, dancing, storytelling and a special HIDDEN PICTURES PUZZLE Craft.

Registration begins November 21.

Registration will begin on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 10:00 AM     

 
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7:00 PM
Ugly Sweater Cookie Party with The Baking Coach-2nd Session

A second session has been added due to popular request!!

 

Feel free to wear your ugly Christmas/Holiday sweater to this cookie party! You'll decorate cookies for take home enjoyment (and perhaps as inspiration to host your own ugly sweater party!

Register online (floralparklibrary.org) or in person at the Reference Desk.

A second session has been added due to popular request!!

 

Feel free to wear your ugly Christmas/Holiday sweater to this cookie party! You'll decorate cookies for take home enjoyment (and perhaps as inspiration to host your own ugly sweater party!

Register online (floralparklibrary.org) or in person at the Reference Desk.


 
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7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
A STAR PARTY

THIS IS AN ALL FAMILY EVENT!          

 

Join us outside our library for a night of star gazing.  WEATHER PERMITTING, Tom Lynch, the sidewalk astronomer, will take you on a journey through the night sky.  He will be bringing his own telescope for viewing as well as providing info on our Floral Park Library's Orion telescope, which you can borrow and enjoy at home.  So, come join us and look at the moon through a telescope and see if you can spot Juipter and Mars!

Registration is online or at the Reference Desk.  In the event of inclement weather, this event will be cancelled. 

THIS IS AN ALL FAMILY EVENT!          

 

Join us outside our library for a night of star gazing.  WEATHER PERMITTING, Tom Lynch, the sidewalk astronomer, will take you on a journey through the night sky.  He will be bringing his own telescope for viewing as well as providing info on our Floral Park Library's Orion telescope, which you can borrow and enjoy at home.  So, come join us and look at the moon through a telescope and see if you can spot Juipter and Mars!

Registration is online or at the Reference Desk.  In the event of inclement weather, this event will be cancelled. 


Friday December 6, 2019
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Room Reserved for Family Event
Saturday December 7, 2019
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Room Reserved for Family Event
Sunday December 8, 2019
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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Family Event: GINGERBREAD HOUSES WITH CHEFS OF D'FUTURE

 

For families with children of all ages -- teens included. Our friend Julie Reilly of Chefs of d'Future will provide all the goodies you'll need to create a gingerbread house masterpiece. No child or teen may participate without an accompanying adult. One house per family. NO ADULTS WITHOUT CHILDREN OR TEENS.

The same program is taking place at 3:00 (today) -- please pick ONE time that works for your family. We are also facilitating this program on Thursday, December 19 @ either 6:00 or 7:30 pm. The Thursday evening programs are for families with children up to 5th grade. These sessions are popular and we'd like to accommodate as many Floral Park families as we can -- please understand that if you're attending today, you may not attend the Thursday evening programs. Thank you.

Registration begins November 24 at 1:00 pm, because the Library opens at 1:00 on Sundays. We only need ONE name (registration) per family. Please do not register each person who will be attending -- again, there is only ONE gingerbread house per family. 

Registration will begin on Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 1:00 PM     

 

For families with children of all ages -- teens included. Our friend Julie Reilly of Chefs of d'Future will provide all the goodies you'll need to create a gingerbread house masterpiece. No child or teen may participate without an accompanying adult. One house per family. NO ADULTS WITHOUT CHILDREN OR TEENS.

The same program is taking place at 3:00 (today) -- please pick ONE time that works for your family. We are also facilitating this program on Thursday, December 19 @ either 6:00 or 7:30 pm. The Thursday evening programs are for families with children up to 5th grade. These sessions are popular and we'd like to accommodate as many Floral Park families as we can -- please understand that if you're attending today, you may not attend the Thursday evening programs. Thank you.

Registration begins November 24 at 1:00 pm, because the Library opens at 1:00 on Sundays. We only need ONE name (registration) per family. Please do not register each person who will be attending -- again, there is only ONE gingerbread house per family. 

Registration will begin on Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 1:00 PM     

 
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Family Event: GINGERBREAD HOUSES WITH CHEFS OF D'FUTURE

 

For families with children of all ages -- teens included. Our friend Julie Reilly of Chefs of d'Future will provide all the goodies you'll need to create a gingerbread house masterpiece. No child or teen may participate without an accompanying adult. One house per family. NO ADULTS WITHOUT CHILDREN OR TEENS.

The same program is taking place at 1:30 (today) -- please pick ONE time that works for your family. We are also facilitating this program on Thursday, December 19 @ either 6:00 or 7:30 pm. The Thursday evening programs are for families with children up to 5th grade. These sessions are popular and we'd like to accommodate as many Floral Park families as we can -- please understand that if you are attending today, you may not attend the Thursday evening sessions. Thank you.

Registration begins November 24 at 1:00 pm, because the Library opens at 1:00 on Sundays. We need only one name (registration) per family. Please do not register each person who will be attending -- again, there is only ONE house per family.

Registration will begin on Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 1:00 PM     

 

For families with children of all ages -- teens included. Our friend Julie Reilly of Chefs of d'Future will provide all the goodies you'll need to create a gingerbread house masterpiece. No child or teen may participate without an accompanying adult. One house per family. NO ADULTS WITHOUT CHILDREN OR TEENS.

The same program is taking place at 1:30 (today) -- please pick ONE time that works for your family. We are also facilitating this program on Thursday, December 19 @ either 6:00 or 7:30 pm. The Thursday evening programs are for families with children up to 5th grade. These sessions are popular and we'd like to accommodate as many Floral Park families as we can -- please understand that if you are attending today, you may not attend the Thursday evening sessions. Thank you.

Registration begins November 24 at 1:00 pm, because the Library opens at 1:00 on Sundays. We need only one name (registration) per family. Please do not register each person who will be attending -- again, there is only ONE house per family.

Registration will begin on Sunday, November 24, 2019 at 1:00 PM     

Monday December 9, 2019
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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Children's Event

Details to come.

 
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7:00 PM
Made with Love Evening Knitting Group

Whether you're a beginner, an expert, or somewhere in between, Made with Love knitting and crocheting group welcomes all to their weekly evening group. No sign-up required.

Whether you're a beginner, an expert, or somewhere in between, Made with Love knitting and crocheting group welcomes all to their weekly evening group. No sign-up required.


Tuesday December 10, 2019
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Family Pre-School Hour with A TIME FOR KIDS, INC.

For families with little ones age 18 months - pre-school age.

 

Enjoy an hour of singing, dancing, storytelling and a craft.

Registration begins November 26.

Registration will begin on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 10:00 AM     

For families with little ones age 18 months - pre-school age.

 

Enjoy an hour of singing, dancing, storytelling and a craft.

Registration begins November 26.

Registration will begin on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 10:00 AM     

 
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7:00 PM
Ugly Sweater Cookie Party with The Baking Coach

Feel free to wear your ugly Christmas/Holiday sweater to this cookie party! You'll decorate cookies for take home enjoyment (and perhaps as inspiration to host your own ugly sweater party!

Register online (floralparklibrary.org) or in person at the Reference Desk beginning Monday, September 23rd (18 and over, please)!

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)

Feel free to wear your ugly Christmas/Holiday sweater to this cookie party! You'll decorate cookies for take home enjoyment (and perhaps as inspiration to host your own ugly sweater party!

Register online (floralparklibrary.org) or in person at the Reference Desk beginning Monday, September 23rd (18 and over, please)!

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)

Wednesday December 11, 2019
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10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Chair Yoga

 

Breath work, gentle chair and standing stretches, followed by a guided meditation (yoga nidra) make for a powerful and healing session with Micheline DeBono.

Register online at floralparklibrary.org or at the Adult Reference Desk. Participants are encouraged to bring yoga mats.

 

Breath work, gentle chair and standing stretches, followed by a guided meditation (yoga nidra) make for a powerful and healing session with Micheline DeBono.

Register online at floralparklibrary.org or at the Adult Reference Desk. Participants are encouraged to bring yoga mats.


 
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11:30 AM
Made with Love Daytime Knitting Group

 

Whether you're a beginner, an expert, or somewhere in between, Made with Love knitting and crocheting group welcomes all to their weekly afternoon group. No sign-up - or experience -  required.

 

Whether you're a beginner, an expert, or somewhere in between, Made with Love knitting and crocheting group welcomes all to their weekly afternoon group. No sign-up - or experience -  required.


 
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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Book Treats

 

This is the second meeting for our book club. You must already be registered to attend. 

 

This is the second meeting for our book club. You must already be registered to attend. 

Friday December 13, 2019
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12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
PlayHooray Kids

 

For families with little ones age 6 months through Pre-School age.

Music, movement, and loads of fun with Molly Mouse.

Registration begins November 29.

 

For families with little ones age 6 months through Pre-School age.

Music, movement, and loads of fun with Molly Mouse.

Registration begins November 29.

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Teen Cuisine - Holiday Mini Cupcake Decorating Donation Event

Grades 6-12

Do a good deed.

It's holiday time again & let's decorate yummy homemade mini cupcakes for those in need!

You'll even be able to take some home to share with your family & friends, too!

Earn community service.

Sign up online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

Grades 6-12

Do a good deed.

It's holiday time again & let's decorate yummy homemade mini cupcakes for those in need!

You'll even be able to take some home to share with your family & friends, too!

Earn community service.

Sign up online or at the Adult Reference Desk.


Saturday December 14, 2019
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Girl Scout Troop 1183 Craft Sale
Sunday December 15, 2019
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1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Room Reserved
Monday December 16, 2019
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1:30 PM
Monday Movie Matinee:New Year's Eve

 

 A stellar cast celebrates love, hope, second chances and fresh starts, in intertwining stories told amidst the promise of New York City on the most dazzling night of the year. Stars Robert DeNiro, Hilary Swank, Michelle Pfeiffer, Sarah Jessica Parker and Jon Bon Jovi.  Rated Pg-13. Run time:117 min.

 

 A stellar cast celebrates love, hope, second chances and fresh starts, in intertwining stories told amidst the promise of New York City on the most dazzling night of the year. Stars Robert DeNiro, Hilary Swank, Michelle Pfeiffer, Sarah Jessica Parker and Jon Bon Jovi.  Rated Pg-13. Run time:117 min.

 
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6:00 PM
Monday Movie:New Year's Eve

 

 A stellar cast celebrates love, hope, second chances and fresh starts, in intertwining stories told amidst the promise of New York City on the most dazzling night of the year. Stars Robert DeNiro, Hilary Swank, Michelle Pfeiffer, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Jon Bon Jovi. Rated PG-13. Run time: 117 min.

 

 

 A stellar cast celebrates love, hope, second chances and fresh starts, in intertwining stories told amidst the promise of New York City on the most dazzling night of the year. Stars Robert DeNiro, Hilary Swank, Michelle Pfeiffer, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Jon Bon Jovi. Rated PG-13. Run time: 117 min.

 

 
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7:00 PM
Made with Love Evening Knitting Group

Whether you're a beginner, an expert, or somewhere in between, Made with Love knitting and crocheting group welcomes all to their weekly evening group. No sign-up required.

Whether you're a beginner, an expert, or somewhere in between, Made with Love knitting and crocheting group welcomes all to their weekly evening group. No sign-up required.


Tuesday December 17, 2019
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11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Mommy and Me with Chefs of d'Future: GINGERBREAD MEN

For children age 2 through Pre-School age, with accompanying adult.

 

Make a sweet holiday gingerbread treat with Miss Julie!

The same program will take place at 1:00 -- please pick one time that works for you.

Registration begins December 3.

For children age 2 through Pre-School age, with accompanying adult.

 

Make a sweet holiday gingerbread treat with Miss Julie!

The same program will take place at 1:00 -- please pick one time that works for you.

Registration begins December 3.

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Mommy and Me with Chefs of d'Future: GINGERBREAD MEN

For children age 2 through Pre-School age, with accompanying adult.

Make a sweet holiday gingerbread treat with Miss Julie!

The same program will take place at 11:30 -- please pick one time that works for you.

Registration begins December 3.

For children age 2 through Pre-School age, with accompanying adult.

Make a sweet holiday gingerbread treat with Miss Julie!

The same program will take place at 11:30 -- please pick one time that works for you.

Registration begins December 3.

Wednesday December 18, 2019
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10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
AARP Defensive Driving Class

 

The AARP Driver Safety Program is a 6-hour class. In person registration at the Library is required. 

Please bring a check in the amount of $20 payable to AARP if you are an AARP member. Non-members must pay $25.  Bring your AARP card, driver's license, a pen, and lunch to class.

Registration for Floral Park residents begins October 16th; for all others October 23rd.

PLEASE DO NOT PARK IN THE LIBRARY'S STAFF PARKING LOT.

 

The AARP Driver Safety Program is a 6-hour class. In person registration at the Library is required. 

Please bring a check in the amount of $20 payable to AARP if you are an AARP member. Non-members must pay $25.  Bring your AARP card, driver's license, a pen, and lunch to class.

Registration for Floral Park residents begins October 16th; for all others October 23rd.

PLEASE DO NOT PARK IN THE LIBRARY'S STAFF PARKING LOT.

 
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11:30 AM
Made with Love Daytime Knitting Group

 

Whether you're a beginner, an expert, or somewhere in between, Made with Love knitting and crocheting group welcomes all to their weekly afternoon group. No sign-up - or experience -  required.

 

Whether you're a beginner, an expert, or somewhere in between, Made with Love knitting and crocheting group welcomes all to their weekly afternoon group. No sign-up - or experience -  required.

 
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1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Happy Holidays with Beauty and Royal Events Princess Parties Inc.

This program will take place upstairs in the Children's Room. More details to come.

Thursday December 19, 2019
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6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Children's Event: GINGERBREAD HOUSES WITH CHEFS OF D'FUTURE

 

For families with children up to 5th grade. Miss Julie will provide all the sweet goodies you will need to create a gingerbread house masterpiece. No child may participate without an accompanying adult. NO ADULTS WITHOUT CHILDREN.

The same program will take place @ 7:30 -- please pick one time that works for your family. Please note that two additional FAMILY Gingerbread Houses are being offered on Sunday, December 8. We would appreciate if you would pick a time on that day OR today, as these sessions are very popular and we'd love to accommodate as many Floral Park families as we can. Thank you.

Registration begins December 5.

 

For families with children up to 5th grade. Miss Julie will provide all the sweet goodies you will need to create a gingerbread house masterpiece. No child may participate without an accompanying adult. NO ADULTS WITHOUT CHILDREN.

The same program will take place @ 7:30 -- please pick one time that works for your family. Please note that two additional FAMILY Gingerbread Houses are being offered on Sunday, December 8. We would appreciate if you would pick a time on that day OR today, as these sessions are very popular and we'd love to accommodate as many Floral Park families as we can. Thank you.

Registration begins December 5.

 
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7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Children's Event: GINGERBREAD HOUSES WITH CHEFS OF D'FUTURE

 

For families with children up to 5th grade. Miss Julie will provide all the sweet goodies you will need to create a gingerbread house masterpiece. No child may participate without an accompanying adult. NO ADULTS WITHOUT CHILDREN.

The same program will take place @ 6:00 -- please pick one time that works for your family. Please note that two additional FAMILY Gingerbread Houses are being offered on Sunday, December 8. We would appreciate if you would pick a time on that day OR today, as these sessions are very popular and we'd love to accommodate as many Floral Park families as we can. Thank you.

Registration begins December 5.

 

For families with children up to 5th grade. Miss Julie will provide all the sweet goodies you will need to create a gingerbread house masterpiece. No child may participate without an accompanying adult. NO ADULTS WITHOUT CHILDREN.

The same program will take place @ 6:00 -- please pick one time that works for your family. Please note that two additional FAMILY Gingerbread Houses are being offered on Sunday, December 8. We would appreciate if you would pick a time on that day OR today, as these sessions are very popular and we'd love to accommodate as many Floral Park families as we can. Thank you.

Registration begins December 5.

Monday December 23, 2019
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7:00 PM
Made with Love Evening Knitting Group

Whether you're a beginner, an expert, or somewhere in between, Made with Love knitting and crocheting group welcomes all to their weekly evening group. No sign-up required.

Whether you're a beginner, an expert, or somewhere in between, Made with Love knitting and crocheting group welcomes all to their weekly evening group. No sign-up required.

Tuesday December 24, 2019

                             The Library will be Closed for Christmas Eve

                             The Library will be Closed for Christmas Eve

Wednesday December 25, 2019

                                   The Library will be Closed for Christmas

                                   The Library will be Closed for Christmas

Friday December 27, 2019
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2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Floral Park CREW Presents: Teen Trash to Treasure Craft

Grades 6-12

 

Vacation time is here & join us for this Floral Park CREW event!

Create your own work of art using paper & other various items.

Bring a photo of someone you admire for inspiration!

Sign up online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

Grades 6-12

 

Vacation time is here & join us for this Floral Park CREW event!

Create your own work of art using paper & other various items.

Bring a photo of someone you admire for inspiration!

Sign up online or at the Adult Reference Desk.


Monday December 30, 2019
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teen Party Art Event

Grades 6-12

We'll be creating something wonderful with Kristin & Alison from Party Art Studio!

Sign up online or at the Adult Reference Desk.

Grades 6-12

We'll be creating something wonderful with Kristin & Alison from Party Art Studio!

Sign up online or at the Adult Reference Desk.


 
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7:00 PM
Made with Love Evening Knitting Group

Whether you're a beginner, an expert, or somewhere in between, Made with Love knitting and crocheting group welcomes all to their weekly evening group. No sign-up required.

Whether you're a beginner, an expert, or somewhere in between, Made with Love knitting and crocheting group welcomes all to their weekly evening group. No sign-up required.


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