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Free Programs at New Dorp Library: August 2012

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Summer is almost over, come into the library and take advantage of all the great programs and events we will be offering! Check out our special event this month. Our Art Gallery / Carnival on August 25th from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

To celebrate the end of the Summer Reading for Teens, we would like to welcome patrons of all ages to enjoy our Art Gallery and Carnival! Visit us and view the beautiful artwork done by staff and teens, then have fun playing some carnival games, win some prizes and take some silly pictures in our photobooth!

There is tons more to do, plus there is free candy!

This is for ALL AGES! No Registration Required!

Check out last year's Art Gallery here!

For Children:

Reading Aloud
For ages 3 and up
Enjoy hearing books read aloud, finger plays, action rhymes and coloring.
Mondays and Fridays at 2 p.m.
August 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24 & 27

Toddler Rhyme Time
For ages 13 to 30 months and caregiver
Bring your toddler to an interactive program featuring books, rhymes, and songs.
Friday, August 10 at 10:30 a.m.
Preregistration is required and will start 1 week before (8/3).

Polar Bear Theatrical Play
For ages 4 & up
Come see “If You Really Love Polar Bears” a play meant to teach kids about climate change and animal habitats.
Thursday, August 9 at 2 p.m.
No preregistration needed.

End of New Dorp Library’s Summer Reading Celebration
For the children who registered in the New Dorp Library Summer Reading Program: Enjoy an interactive musical concert by “Presley and Melody,” get your award certificate, and more!
Friday, August 31, 2 – 3:30 p.m.

For Teens:

Teen Café Remixed
August 6
2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Come join us for fun in the community room. Play your favorite games on the PS3 and the Wii. Come hang out with your friends! You can bring your snacks, soda, coffee, homework, iPod. Check out a laptop and browse the internet! For ages 12-18.

Teen Club
August - 8/15, 8/29
2:30 – 4 p.m.
Your two favorite programs — Teen Art & Anime Club have combined! Talk Anime and Draw Manga or Talk Manga and don’t draw Anime. It’s up to you. Play Magic, Yugioh or some board games! For ages 12 to 18.

Teen Art Gallery & Carnival
August 25
10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The carnival is in town! The Teen Art Gallery Carnival that is. You are welcome to join in the on festivities for our summer reading celebration! Enjoy the wonderful Art work from Teens and Staff! Partake in some fun carnival games for free prizes or have a blast dressing up at the Photo Booth! There is tons more to do, plus there is free candy!

For Adults:

Stay Well Exercise is held on Tuesdays, August 7, 14, 21, and 28, at 1 p.m. The Stay Well exercise program is geared for all seniors, ranging from the fit to those with disabilities. The curriculum includes aerobic exercises, as well as routines designed to enhance balance, build muscle strength, and aid in the performance of the tasks associated with daily living. Classes end with stress reduction exercises. Classes normally run 40 to 50 minutes and are held once a week.

American Mah Jongg
Friday, August 10, 2012
2:30-4 p.m.

Join other American Mah Jongg enthusiasts for an afternoon of enjoyable play. If you have a Mah Jongg set and a Mah Jongg Card, please bring them. All levels are welcome.

Introduction to email
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
10:30-11:30 a.m.
Computer Training for Adults. Email skills for Adults. Registration starts one week before the class. 

Friday Afternoon Social
Friday, August 17, 2012
2:30 p.m.
Come with your friends and enjoy listening to oldies music, playing board games and meeting new friends. For ages 40+. 

These are just a few of the many programs New Dorp Library offers — look at the online calendar for more programs! Bookmark our post or maybe even print it out and share it with a friend.

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