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Free Programs at New Dorp Library: June 2014

Great programs for kids this month like Pajama Night; teens will have a blast at the Teen Summer Reading Kick Off / Graduation Party; adults have an array of computer classes to help learn about all the new technology. Learn more about programs at New Dorp Library this month.Read More ›

Free Programs at New Dorp Library May 2014

So everyone knows the famous saying about how April showers will bring May flowers... But did you know about all the many different things going on all over the world this month?Read More ›

Free Programs at New Dorp Library: April 2014

Programs for children, teens and adults at Staten Island's New Dorp Library this month.Read More ›

Free Programs at New Dorp Library: March 2014

March is full of sayings! Some people talk about the month as though it's an animal, giving it characteristics (like the "proud" lions that represent NYPL). Some call March a lamb — soft and innocent — while others throw insults at poor old March. They call it Madness. March Madness — what a terrible thing to say! I've never seen March go mad! Julius Caesar teaches us to beware of the Ides of March — March 15 — but if you're at the Library, you won't have much to worry about!

Take part in a picture book time, play your favorite games in the Teen Cafe, or jump into an 

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Free Programs at New Dorp Library: February 2014

Why don't you make New Dorp Library your Valentine this year? Curl up with a book in one of our comfy chairs or take a movie home to enjoy a night in. Feeling active? Spend some time with the ones you love and attend one of our programs! We've got a little something for everyone!Read More ›

Free Programs at New Dorp Library: January 2014

The New Year is almost here!

Many things are changing, but one thing that will never change is your local library is here for you. You can always depend on us to have great materials for you and your family to take home and enjoy all year round. So this year, make your new year's resolution to get yourself a library card and ring in a year filled with books, movies and programs!

For Children

Picture Book Time/Reading Aloud For children ages 3 years and up. Enjoy hearing 

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Free Programs at New Dorp Library: December 2013

The holidays are right around the corner, and if you need a break from all that shopping, New Dorp Library is the place to go! We've got just what the kiddies are looking for this year: stories, read alouds, and crafts! Teens can have an awesome time playing those new video games they love, or making new friends! Adults can learn about that new computer they got as a present and save some cash by learning how to knit something to give as a great gift!

So give that credit card a rest and use the one card that really gives back this holiday season—your library 

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Free Programs at New Dorp Library: September 2013

September's here and it's time for all those back to school commercials... luckily you can find all your New Dorp Library program information here, instead of it interrupting all your favorite TV shows.

This month, we are back in action with all your favorite programs for children, teens, and adults, so spend some time at your favorite library!

Check out more of the programs you love here!

Children's Events

Picture Book 

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Free Programs at New Dorp Library: August 2013

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 26th from 10:30 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, 

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Free Programs at New Dorp Library: July 2013

July is almost here and Independence Day isn't the only time you'll see sparks! (And we don't mean Nicholas!) Head over to New Dorp Library and get involved in some of our amazing programs for all ages, without the fear of being burned by a sparkler!

This month you can look forward to attending our classic programs such as Read Aloud, Teen Cafe and Exercise Programs! But to add a little color this summer we're throwing in some other 

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Free Programs at New Dorp Library: June 2013

The school year is coming to an end and the temperatures are rising! You could spend your summer at the beach showing off that new swimsuit you searched for all winter... or you could spend some time at your local library! We've got plenty of things for you to do while your on summer vacation! You could join in on the Summer Reading fun at summerreading.org! Escape the hot weather inside our air conditioned buildings and read a great book or attend a program! Things will be getting wild this month when the we get a visit from some awesome night 

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Free Programs at New Dorp Library: May 2013

So everyone knows the famous saying about how April showers will bring May flowers... It's starting to look like that saying has changed! But don't write off May just yet! There are so many different things going on all over the world this month...

Did you know that within the first week of May they hold the Kentucky Derby? Cinco De Mayo, May 5th is a huge celebration world wide, but originated in Mexico! New Zealand celebrates May as Music Month! All across the UK, people break out their pearly whites for National Smile Month! May 25th is Towel Day! That's the day 

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Free Programs at New Dorp Library: April 2013

Spring is in the air! I know this because my nose reminds me all day long! But you know what really takes away the sinus pressure? A trip to my local library! Visit and join one of these great programs that will make you forget about all that pollen!

We have all these great special programs available this month; Rainforest Connections, Dia Del Los Ninos, An Earth Day Celebration and A poetry workshop for children!

Show those allergies who's the boss, and get out and have some fun 

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Free Programs at New Dorp Library: March 2013

March is full of sayings! Some people talk about the month as though it's an animal, giving it characteristics (like the "proud" lions that represent NYPL). Some call March a lamb — soft and innocent — while others throw insults at poor old March. They call it Madness. March Madness — what a terrible thing to say! I've never seen March go mad! Julius Caesar teaches us to beware of the Ides of March — March 15 — but if you're at the Library, you won't have much to worry about!

Take part in a picture book time, play your favorite 

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Free Programs at New Dorp Library: February 2013

Here's February, and you already knew it was coming — not because of your calendar, but because of all the red and pink Valentine's Day things you've been seeing in all the stores! Why don't you make New Dorp Library your Valentine this year? Curl up with a book in one of our comfy chairs or take a movie home to enjoy a night in. Feeling active? Spend some time with the ones you love and 

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Comics Aren't Just For Kids!

I used to read 4 panel comics; then I graduated high school. I now read graphic novels!

Here's a list of the graphic novels I've read:

Click each book cover to access it within the NYPL catalog. 

Sweet Tooth series by Jeff Lemire

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Free Programs at New Dorp Library: January 2013

What do you have in mind for your New Year's resolution? Maybe you want to work off those holiday feasts? Learn how to use that new computer you got from the kids this holiday season? Have a little more fun or even just take up some extra reading? Well you can do all those things right here at New Dorp Library! Stop by for the Zumba or Stay Well exercise classes. Try out some computer skills programs, like Wireless Wednesday! Adult Social is a great place to make friends and play awesome games, and don't forget our Book Clubs in English and Spanish! We have everything you need and 

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Free Programs at New Dorp Library: December 2012

The holidays are right around the corner, and if you need a break from all that shopping, New Dorp Library is the place to go! We've got just what the kiddies are looking for this year: stories, read alouds, and a pajama party! Teens can have an awesome time playing those new video games they love, or making new friends! Adults can learn about that new computer they got as a present and save some cash by learning how to make jewelry to give as a great gift!

So give that credit card a rest and use the one card that really gives back this holiday season — your 

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Free Programs at New Dorp Library: November 2012

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 

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Free Programs at New Dorp Library: October 2012

That cool breeze is back already and its blowing around all those Autumn leaves. Before you know it, the kiddies will be in costume and excited for Halloween! But don't be afraid! There's nothing to be scared of, besides the amount of great programs New Dorp Library has to offer this month!

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. October 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 No 

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