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Free Programs at New Dorp Library: June 2014
Summer Reading is right around the corner! Participate this year and you might win an iPod!
Great programs for kids this month like Pajama Night on June 19th at 6 p.m.!
Teens will have a blast at the Teen Summer Reading Kick Off / Graduation Party on June 11th 2-4 p.m.!
Adults have an array of computer classes to help learn about all the new technology!
Visit New Dorp Library!
Picture Book Time/Reading Aloud
For ages 3 years and up.
Enjoy hearing books read aloud, finger plays, action rhymes and coloring.
Wednesdays, at 4 p.m.
June 4, 11, 18 & 25
*Children’s Summer Reading Program “Kick_Off” 6/5/14
For children ages birth - age 12 years.
Join the summer reading program starting Thursday, June 5 through end of August.
*June 5 at 4 p.m. - “Sing-a-long with Robin Bady” show for all ages!
“Toddler Rhyme Time”
For ages 1.5 - 2.5 years and caregiver
Friday, June 6, at 10:30 a.m.
Bring your toddler to an interactive program featuring books, finger rhymes and songs.
“Baby Rhyme Time”
For ages birth through 17 months and their caregiver.
Friday, June 20, at 10:30 a.m.
Bring your baby to an interactive program featuring simple books, songs and gentle movement.
For ages 2 ½ to 5 years and their caregiver.
Tuesday, June 10, at 3:30 p.m.
Enjoy books, finger plays, action rhymes, and simple craft.
Free - Family Movies!
Free family movies will be shown on Saturdays, at 2 p.m.
June 7 “Alice In Wonderland”, June 14 “Free Birds” & June 28 “Monsters University”
Children may take home a free coloring sheet of the movie character.
Free Math & Reading Tutoring
Free math tutoring for children Pre-K to 8th grade, and reading tutoring for children Pre-K to 3rd grade.
Presented by Staten Island Technical volunteers and Stuyvesant High School volunteers. Tuesdays from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., & Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., & 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.. Space is limited. Register in person the day of the tutoring. Registration starts when we open the branch that day.
Teen Café Remixed
June 6/2, 6/9, 6/16
2 - 4 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.
June 6/4, 6/11, 6/18, 6/25
2 - 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. For ages 12 to 18.
Teen Advisory Group (TAG)
2 - 4 p.m.
Join our Teen Advisory Group and get hands on experience volunteering for the Library.
Earn Community Service hours by attending our monthly meetings and giving us your input! What's happening in your world? What’s the hottest book, movie, or cd right now? What programs does the library need? This is a great way to meet new friends and really get involved in what goes on here at the New Dorp Library.
For ages 12-18.
Summer Reading Kick Off / Teen Graduation Party
June 11th 2 - 4 pm Ages 12- 18
Enjoy the start of this years summer reading while we congradulate our graduating Teens!
Android vs. iPad Petting Zoo
Thursday, June 5, 2014, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Come and experience these devices hands-on. This class will explore the features that make Android tablets and iPad tablets similar and different. Registration begins on May 29, 2014.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Are you having trouble with your email? Don’t know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance. Registration begins on June 4, 2014.
Thursdays, June 12 & 26, 2014 at 12:30 - 1:30 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, June 3, 10, 17 & 24, 2014 at 1 - 2 p.m.
Exercise Program for Seniors
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.