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Queens Library programs and performances for children and teens

Friday, July 5

10:30 AM Central Library

TIMELESS TALES

A weekly storytime for ages 3 to 5. In Areas A&B. Preregistration. Register in Children's Room. Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica 990-0767.

4 PM Bayside Branch

HIRE YOURSELF! WITH BYRON W. PERRY

12-year-olds enjoy informative workshop for ëtweens. Learn how to create jobs such as dog-walking, babysitting, yard maintenance, when you're too young to get hired. Organization, time management and related topics will be covered. Bayside Branch, 214-20 Northern Boulevard 229-1834.

Saturday, July 6

10 AM Laurelton Branch

CHESS CLUB FOR KIDS/TEENS

Ages 7-15 will learn the basics, if beginners, or new skills/strategies, if advanced players, until 1noon. Equipment provided. Preregistration. Laurelton Branch, 134-26 225 Street 528-2822.

11 AM Arverne Branch

EMPOWERMENT THROUGH ART

Teens join professional artist Geoffrey Harris to learn art techniques for personal and community art projects. Until 12:30 p.m. Arverne Branch, 312 Beach 54 Street 634-4784.

1:30 PM Flushing Library

CASTLES ON MAIN CHESS CLUB

Beginners ages 8-11 learn the basics, until 2:30 p.m. with Chess Master Aleksandr Alekseyenko. Rooms C&D, Lower Level. Equipment provided. Preregistration. Flushing Library, 41-17 Main Street 661-1212.

2:30 PM Flushing Library

CASTLES ON MAIN CHESS CLUB

Advanced players ages 12 and older will sharpen their skills and learn new strategies with Chess Master Aleksandr Alekseyenko, until 3:30 p.m. Rooms C&D, Lower Level. Equipment provided. Preregistration. Flushing Library, 41-17 Main Street 661-1212.

Monday, July 8

10 AM Astoria Branch

COMPUTER INSTRUCTION

Learn the basics, in two age groups. Preregistration required. Astoria Branch, 14-01 Astoria Boulevard, Long Island City 278-2220.

10:30 AM Forest Hills Branch

ARTS & CRAFTS

Let your creativity soar! Preregistration is required. Forest Hills Branch, 108-19 71 Avenue 268-7934.

11 AM Flushing Library

READ TO ME CLUB

Ages 3 to 6. In the Story Room. By registration only. Flushing Library, 41-17 Main Street 661-1212.

12:30 PM Flushing Library

READ TO ME CLUB

Ages 3 to 6. In the Story Room. By registration only. Flushing Library, 41-17 Main Street 661-1212.

1:30 PM Langston Hughes Community and Cultural Center

LIVING STORYBOOK

Storytelling with balloons with Jimmy Leo. Ages 5 to 12. Langston Hughes Community and Cultural Center, 100-01 Northern Boulevard, Corona 651-1100.

2 PM Flushing Library

READ TO ME CLUB

Ages 3 to 6. In the Story Room. By registration only. Flushing Library, 41-17 Main Street 661-1212.

2:30 PM South Hollis Branch

ARTS & CRAFTS

Everybody's favorite creative pastime. Preregistration is required. South Hollis Branch, 204-01 Hollis Avenue 465-6779.

3 PM Central Library

SUMMER READING CLUB MEETINGS

Grades 4 to 6. In Areas A&B. Preregistration. Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica 990-0767.

3 PM Queens Village Branch

BEGINNER'S CHESS CLUB

Start learning this challenging pastime. Preregistration is required. Queens Village Branch, 94-11 217 Street 776-6800.

4 PM Briarwood Branch

HOW TO GET A JOB FOR TEENS

With Lenworth Stephenson. Ages 14-17. Learn how to prepare for a job interview; questions you may be asked and basic training so you can get the job you want. Briarwood Branch, 85-12 Main Street 658-1680.

4 PM Laurelton Branch

YOUTH TALK - AGES 7 TO 11

Meet other youth and Library Youth Counselors to share ideas, express feelings and gain knowledge on important topics relating to growing up in today's difficult times. Laurelton Branch, 134-26 225 Street 528-2822.

4 PM Rego Park Branch

RAIN STICK PROJECT

Make your own rain stick with Sally Paul. Ages 5-12. Rego Park Branch, 91-41 63 Drive 459-5140.

4 PM South Hollis Branch

LIBRARY FLICKS

What's your favorite movie? See them all! Seating is limited, groups please call ahead. All ages. South Hollis Branch, 204-01 Hollis Avenue 465-6779.

4:30 PM Queens Village Branch

INTERMEDIATE CHESS

Chess for those who know the basics. Preregistration. Queens Village Branch, 94-11 217 Street 776-6800.

4:30 PM Queensboro Hill Branch

CHESS CLUB

Learn how to play chess with Michael Bleicher. Preregister. Queensboro Hill Branch, 60-05 Main Street, Flushing 359-8332.

5 PM Laurelton Branch

YOUTH TALK - AGES 12 TO 15

Meet other youth and Library Youth Counselors to share ideas, express feelings and gain knowledge on important topics relating to growing up in today's difficult times. Laurelton Branch, 134-26 225 Street 528-2822.

6:30 PM Flushing Library

TWILIGHT TALES

In Story Room, ages 3-5 enjoy twilight stories. Bring favorite stuffed animal or pillow. Preregistration. Flushing Library, 41-17 Main Street 661-1212.

Tuesday, July 9

10 AM Astoria Branch

ARTS & CRAFTS/SCIENCE PROJECT

Hands-on fun with science. Please preregister. Astoria Branch, 14-01 Astoria Boulevard, Long Island City 278-2220.

1:30 PM Broad Channel Branch

SRC: MAGIC SHOW WITH ANTHONY CORRAO

Ages 5-12 will enjoy magic tricks performed by Anthony Corrao for summer fun. Preregistration. Broad Channel Branch, 16-26 Cross Bay Boulevard 318-4943.

1:30 PM Ozone Park Branch

LIVING STORYBOOK

Storytelling with balloons with Jimmy Leo. Ages 5-12. Ozone Park Branch, 92-24 Rockaway Boulevard 845-3127.

2 PM Central Library

CREATE A KITE!

Recycle old brown grocery bags into beautiful kites that you can decorate and fly. All materials provided. Ages 6 and older. In the Gallery. Central Library Gallery, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica 990-8665.

2 PM Flushing Library

MEET THE MET

Animals in Art from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Ages 7 to 12. In Room A&B. Flushing Library, 41-17 Main Street 661-1212.

2 PM Forest Hills Branch

HOT FLICKS

Cool movies for a hot summer day. Seating is limited, groups please call ahead. Forest Hills Branch, 108-19 71 Avenue; (718) 268-7934.

2 PM Rosedale Branch

MAGIC SHOW

Anthony Corrao dazzles and amazes young and old. Space is limited, groups please call ahead. Rosedale Branch, 144-20 243 Street 528-8490.

3 PM Central Library

SUMMER READING CLUB MEETINGS

Grades 2 to 3. In Areas A&B. Preregistration. Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica 990-0767.

3 PM Langston Hughes Community and Cultural Center

FILM FESTIVAL

Cool kids' flicks for a hot day. Seating is limited, groups please call ahead. Langston Hughes Community and Cultural Center, 100-01 Northern Boulevard, Corona 651-1100.

3 PM Queens Village Branch

GO CLUB FOR AGES 6-12

One of the world's great strategy games, for beginners. Preregistration is required. Queens Village Branch, 94-11 217 Street 776-6800.

3:30 PM McGoldrick Branch

MOVIE MAGIC

A great film for young folks. Space is limited, groups please call ahead. McGoldrick Branch, 155-06 Roosevelt Avenue, Flushing 461-1616.

4 PM Laurelton Branch

YOUTH TALK - AGES 7 TO 11

Meet other youth and Library Youth Counselors to share ideas, express feelings and gain knowledge on important topics relating to growing up in today's difficult times. Laurelton Branch, 134-26 225 Street 528-2822.

4 PM Rosedale Branch

SRC: MAGIC SHOW WITH ANTHONY CORRAO

Ages 5-12 will enjoy magic tricks performed by Anthony Corrao for summer fun. Preregistration. Rosedale Branch, 144-20 243 Street 528-8490.

4:30 PM Queens Village Branch

GO CLUB FOR AGES 6-12

One of the world's great strategy games, for those who know the basics. Preregistration is required. Queens Village Branch, 94-11 217 Street 776-6800.

5 PM Laurelton Branch

YOUTH TALK - AGES 12 TO 15

Meet other youth and Library Youth Counselors to share ideas, express feelings and gain knowledge on important topics relating to growing up in today's difficult times. Laurelton Branch, 134-26 225 Street 528-2822.

Wednesday, July 10

10:30 AM Central Library

SUMMER FILM FEST FOR CHILDREN

New films and classics, approximately 90 minutes in length. School, camp and daycare groups are invited. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica 990-0767.

10:30 AM Elmhurst Branch

PICTURE BOOK TIME

Ages 3-5 enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays each week through the end of August. Preregistration. Elmhurst Branch, 86-01 Broadway; (718) 271-1020.

10:30 AM Hollis Branch

SRC: READ-TO-ME CLUB

Children in grades K-1 may have older reading buddy read to them, and both will get credit for school in the fall, until 11:30 a.m. Preregistration. Hollis Branch, 202-05 Hillside Avenue; (718) 465-7355.

11 AM East Flushing Branch

TODDLER TIME

Ages 18-36 months and their caregivers enjoy stories, fingerplays, songs, circle activities and crafts weekly through July 24. Preregistration. East Flushing Branch, 196-36 Northern Boulevard, Flushing 357-6643.

11 AM Elmhurst Branch

CRAFTS FOR PRE-SCHOOLERS

Ages 3-5 enjoy craft projects. Preregistration. Elmhurst Branch, 86-01 Broadway 271-1020.

11:30 AM East Flushing Branch

PICTURE BOOK TIME

Ages 3-5 years enjoy stories, flannel board, fingerplays, songs and crafts. Preregistration. East Flushing Branch, 196-36 Northern Boulevard, Flushing 357-6643.

11:30 AM Hollis Branch

SRC: KIDS' CLUB

Children in grades 2-3 read for extra credit for school in the fall, until 12:30 p.m. Preregistration. Hollis Branch, 202-05 Hillside Avenue 465-7355.

1:30 PM Hollis Branch

SRC: MAGIC SHOW WITH ANTHONY CORRAO

Ages 5-12 will enjoy magic tricks performed by Anthony Corrao for summer fun. Preregistration. Hollis Branch, 202-05 Hillside Avenue 465-7355.

1:30 PM Howard Beach Branch

LIVING STORYBOOK

Storytelling with balloons with Jimmy Leo. Ages 5-12. Howard Beach Branch, 92-06 156th Ave. 641-7086.

1:30 PM Ravenswood Branch

FISH CAPADES

Music and storytelling. Please preregister. Ravenswood Branch, 35-32 21 Street, Long Island City 784-2112.

2 PM Flushing Library

SUMMER READING CLUB MEETINGS

For grades 1 to 3. In Room A&B. By registration only. Flushing Library, 41-17 Main Street; (718) 661-1212.

2 PM Hillcrest Branch

ARTS & CRAFTS

Hands-on fun for our youngest artists. Preregistration is required. Hillcrest Branch, 187-05 Union Turnpike, Flushing 454-2786.

2:30 PM Queensboro Hill Branch

CHINESE PAPER CUTTING WORKSHOP

A hands-on workshop for teenagers with Lan Fen Lin. Queensboro Hill Branch, 60-05 Main Street, Flushing 359-8332.

2:30 PM South Hollis Branch

ARTS & CRAFTS

Everybody's favorite creative pastime. Preregistration is required. South Hollis Branch, 204-01 Hollis Avenue 465-6779.

3 PM Central Library

SUMMER READING CLUB

Workshops & activities for teens who completed grade 7 and up. Preregistration. Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica 990-0767.

3 PM Flushing Library

SUMMER READING CLUB MEETINGS

For grades 4 to 6. In Room A&B. By registration only. Flushing Library, 41-17 Main Street; (718) 661-1212.

3 PM Hollis Branch

SRC: KIDS' CLUB

Children in grades 4-6 read for extra credit for school in the fall, until 4 p.m. Preregistration.Hollis Branch, 202-05 Hillside Avenue 465-7355.

4 PM Baisley Park Branch

SRC: MAGIC SHOW WITH ANTHONY CORRAO

Ages 5-12 will enjoy magic tricks performed by Anthony Corrao for summer fun. Preregistration. Baisley Park Branch, 117-11 Sutphin Boulevard, Jamaica 529-1590.

4 PM Broadway Branch

FISH CAPADES

Music and storytelling. Preregistration required. Broadway Branch, 40-20 Broadway, Long Island City 721-2462.

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