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Free Programs at New Dorp Library: November 2012

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Winter is coming up fast, and once the weather starts to get worse, it may become harder to visit the Library.

If you stay home and eat turkey, we'll understand...

But here are a bunch of excellent reasons why you should bundle up and come over to New Dorp Library!

For Children

Picture Book Time
For ages 3 and up
Enjoy hearing books read aloud, finger plays, action rhymes and coloring.
Wednesdays at 4:00 p.m.
November 7, 14, 21 & 28
No preregistration is needed. 

Preschool Program
For ages 2 ½ to 5 years and their caregiver.
Wednesday, November 7th, at 11:00 a.m.
Enjoy books, finger plays, action rhymes, and coloring.
Preregistration is needed and will start 1 week before.

Theatrical Play – “The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe”
For ages 3 to 12 years
Thursday, November 8th at 4:00 p.m.
Enjoy a play, based on the beloved children’s book by C.S. Lewis.
Presented by the Traveling Lantern Theatre Company.
No preregistration needed.

Autumn Craft Program
For ages 5 to 12 years
Enjoy making a fall craft!
Thursday, November 15th, at 4:00 p.m.
Space is limited. Preregistration is needed and will start 1 week before.

Free Math and Reading Tutoring
Math tutoring: for children Pre-K to 8th grade
Reading tutoring: for children: Pre-K to 3rd grade levels
Presented by Staten Island Technical High School volunteers,
Tuesdays, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Saturdays, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Presented by Stuyvesant High School volunteers, Saturdays, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Space is limited. Register at the library that day.
*Saturday Nov 24th there will be no tutoring program.

For Teens

Teen Café Remixed
November - 11/5, 11/19, 11/26
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
November - 11/7, 11/14
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.

For Adults:

Zumba Workout
Thursdays, November 1, 15 & 29, 2012 at 12:30 p.m.
Zumba is a fusion of Latin & international music combined with dance fitness moves. Come in sneakers and comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle.

Stay Well Exercise Program
Tuesdays, November 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2012 at 1:00 - 2:00 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 - 50 minutes and are held once a week.

American Mah Jongg
Friday, November 9, 2012 @ 2:30-4:00 PM
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 welcome.

Wireless Wednesdays
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Wireless Wednesdays is laptop tutoring. Registration starts one week before the class.

Book Discussion
Friday, November 16, 2012 at 2:30 p.m.
The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien

Book Discussion in Spanish
Monday, November 26, 2012 at 4:30 p.m.
“Un lugar donde refugiarse" de Nicholas Sparks

Internet Basics
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Computer Training for Adults
Internet Basics for adults. Registration starts one week before the class.

To pre-register for any program, please call (718) 351-2977.

These are just a few of the many programs New Dorp Library offers — look at the online Calendar for more programs! Bookmark this blog post and the online calendar, or print it out and share it with a friend! 

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