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Douglaston Little Neck Library Unveils September Roster

The library will host a collaborative poetry workshop and an event during which children can make cards for soldiers.

The will offer driver safety courses, a poetry event, candle designing and a program in which children can send cards to soldiers in September.

The library, located at 249-01 Northern Blvd. in Douglaston, will conduct English conversation classes at 1 p.m. and knitting and crocheting club at 4 p.m. on Sept. 10, 17 and 24.

Its computer basics class will be held at 11 a.m. on Sept. 11, 18 and 25, while Anna's book discussion will take place on Sept. 19.

The library's E-books program will begin at 5 p.m. on Sept. 6, 13, 20 and 27, while its AARP driver safety course will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Sept. 7 and 14.

Mother Goose Time will start at 11:15 a.m. on Sept. 5, 10 and 20. Children, ages six to 23 months, will be provided with a morning of songs, nursery rhymes and finger plays.

The library will host "A Poem as Big as New York City" at 3:30 p.m. on Sept. 19. The event will be a collaborative poetry event during which children and teenagers will participate in a writing workshop to create their own poetic tributes to the Big Apple.

On Tuesdays in September, the library will offer a tween book discussion at 3 p.m.

"Cards for Soldiers" will take place at 2:45 p.m. on Sept. 5 and 6. Children, teenagers and their parents will design Halloween or Thanksgiving cards that will be sent to soldiers serving overseas.

On Sept. 20, the library will hold "The Art of Candle Design," a holiday crafts workshop for adults, at 3 p.m.

For more information on programs, call the library at 718-225-8414.

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