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Friends of Queens Public Library

Friends of Queens Public Library

The Friends of Queens Public Library serve to strengthen the institution as a whole through legislative advocacy, program planning, community awareness and fundraising. 

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About the Friends

Friends of QPL work to inform others of the importance of public libraries within the community -- while representing  the values, interests, traditions and concerns of their neighborhoods.

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Membership Information

The Friends of QPL receive member benefits that offer access to meetings, activities and special events showcasing the library's programs and services. 

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Contact Us

Contact us to ask questions or learn how to join a local Friends group.

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Friends of QPL - General Meeting Calendar

General Meetings are open to the general public.  You are invited to attend to learn about upcoming activities planned for the community and how you can become involved as an official member.

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Upcoming Trainings

Effective Leadership Techniques 101
Tuesday, January 17, 2023
6:00pm - 8:00pm

What makes an effective leader?

Community Leaders and Organizers share similar characteristics and traits that allow them to inspire and mobilize others towards definitive actions to improve your community.

This workshop will detail effective leadership skills and best practices to strengthen how you work and collaborate with others (co-workers, peers, teammates, etc.).

Topics include:

  • What is the role of the community leader?
  • What is your leadership style?
  • What are the attributes of effective leaders?
  • Why do people follow great leaders?
  • What are the steps to mobilize others to action?

This online workshop is open to all adults; with an emphasis on individuals -- local residents, professionals, and community advocates interested in making a difference.

Creating a Professional Brand Identity
Tuesday, February 21, 2023
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us to gain an understanding of best practices to help you create a unique (brand) identity to better promote yourself for business, career or personal purposes.

Topics covered include:

  • How to Develop a Strong (and Positive) Identity
  • How to Create the Right Message for Your Audience
  • How Do I Build My Brand?
  • Who is the Right Storyteller for Your Brand?
  • How Do I Shape What Others See & Hear?

This online workshop is ideal for professionals, creative artists, and others seeking insight to developing a persuasive presentation using interpersonal -- visual and direct. to gain the attention of multiple audiences.