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TimeEventLocationAudience
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
10:30 a.m.Story Time
Children and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other children in the neighborhood.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
10:30 a.m.Story Time
Children and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other children in the neighborhood.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
12:15 p.m.Lunch Time Beginning Crochet Workshop
Want to crochet, but aren’t sure where to start? Learn to crochet at the library! Learn the basics of crochet and start your first project. This is a free event, but you will need to bring your own supplies. Please bring a crochet hook and practice yarn. Registration is not required.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Adults
3:30 p.m.Advanced Excel
Explore more advanced features of Microsoft Excel 2011 for Mac. Topics include using formulas and functions, data sorting and conditional formatting.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
3:30 p.m.Scene it @ the Library: Feature Film
Come join us as we view the latest and greatest feature films on the big screen! **Please note, that titles are subject to change. April 8, 2015: The Hunger Games: Mocking Jay Part 1 (PG-13) Running Time: 123 Minutes Katniss Everdeen is in District 13 after she shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta and a nation moved by her courage. April 15, 2015: Dracula Untold…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Thursday, April 23, 2015
10:30 a.m.Story Time
Children and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other children in the neighborhood.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
2 p.m.Open Lab
Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Laptops will be provided. (Se habla español)
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
4 p.m.It's a Long Month - Living on a Fixed Income
Are you living on a fixed income? Learn to "stretch" your income by setting priorities, establishing a budget, planning and saving. Presented by Jay Stevens
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Friday, April 24, 2015
10:30 a.m.Tummy Time
Specialized floor time for babies from birth to 18 months and their caregivers. We will engage in simple lapsit and finger play exercises and sing songs and rhymes to help babies strengthen coordination and development through fun activities.
New Amsterdam LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
12:15 p.m.Lunch Time Knitting Circle
Are you interested in learning how to knit, or would you like to share skills and ideas with others? Have a knitting project you’re working on or would like to start? Bring your own needles, yarn and projects for an informal and friendly knitting circle for all skill levels. Knit, chat and learn from each other. Limited assistance will be available. (Registration is not required.)
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Adults
2 p.m.Canceled
"Who's the King?" -- Chess and Checkers Program at the New Amsterdam Library
Adults and teens, beginners and masters, come to the New Amsterdam Library every Friday from 2pm – 4pm to play chess and checkers and see who we crown The King. Attendants will learn to play Chess and Checkers and will challenge one another and staff.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
3 p.m.Friday PC Basics
If computer skills aren't your strong suit and you're looking in to learning the basics, come and join our Friday Basics! April 10: Facebook for Beginners April 24: MS PowerPoint for Beginners
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Saturday, April 25, 2015
11 a.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: New Amsterdam Library- April 2015
We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning half hour TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking to your child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate Level English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) learners will have the opportunity to learn Englishby watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
2 p.m.Scene it @ the Library: Family Movie Matinee
Come join us for a fun family movie every Saturday on the big screen! **Please note that titles may be subject to change April 18, 2015: Annie (PG) Running Time: 1 hour and 58 minutes A foster kid, who lives with her mean foster mom, sees her life change when business tycoon and New York mayoral candidate Will Stacks makes a thinly-veiled campaign move and takes her in. April 25, 2015: Into the Woods (PG) Running Time: 125 minutes A witch tasks a childless baker and his wife with…
New Amsterdam LibraryFamilies
2 p.m.Scene it @ the Library: Family Movie Matinee
Come join us for a fun family movie every Saturday on the big screen! **Please note that titles may be subject to change April 18, 2015: Annie (PG) Running Time: 1 hour and 58 minutes A foster kid, who lives with her mean foster mom, sees her life change when business tycoon and New York mayoral candidate Will Stacks makes a thinly-veiled campaign move and takes her in. April 25, 2015: Into the Woods (PG) Running Time: 125 minutes A witch tasks a childless baker and his wife with…
New Amsterdam LibraryFamilies
Monday, April 27, 2015
12 noonWorld History Films
Let’s travel back in time and watch some of the events that have occurred throughout the years! Join us in the New Amsterdam Library to watch documentary films about history from different cultures and discoveries that changed the world. April 13: Iran April 27: Mexican - American War
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
3:30 p.m.Monday Madness
Come join us for either a fun craft, short movie, or a surprise activity.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Monday Madness
Come join us for either a fun craft, short movie, or a surprise activity.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, April 28, 2015
10:30 a.m.Story Time
Children and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other children in the neighborhood.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
10:30 a.m.Story Time
Children and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other children in the neighborhood.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
12:15 p.m.Lunch Time Beginning Crochet Workshop
Want to crochet, but aren’t sure where to start? Learn to crochet at the library! Learn the basics of crochet and start your first project. This is a free event, but you will need to bring your own supplies. Please bring a crochet hook and practice yarn. Registration is not required.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
Businesspeople,
Adults
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
3:30 p.m.Scene it @ the Library: Feature Film
Come join us as we view the latest and greatest feature films on the big screen! **Please note, that titles are subject to change. April 8, 2015: The Hunger Games: Mocking Jay Part 1 (PG-13) Running Time: 123 Minutes Katniss Everdeen is in District 13 after she shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta and a nation moved by her courage. April 15, 2015: Dracula Untold…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Thursday, April 30, 2015
10:30 a.m.Story Time
Children and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other children in the neighborhood.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
2 p.m.Open Lab
Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Laptops will be provided. (Se habla español)
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Friday, May 1, 2015
2 p.m.Ongoing
"Who's the King?" -- Chess and Checkers Program at the New Amsterdam Library
Adults and teens, beginners and masters, come to the New Amsterdam Library every Friday from 2pm – 4pm to play chess and checkers and see who we crown The King. Attendants will learn to play Chess and Checkers and will challenge one another and staff.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Monday, May 4, 2015
12 noonScrabble Day
Come to the library to play a fun game of Scrabble! Ages: Adults
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
5:30 p.m."Where Art and Literature Meet" - Graphic Novel Book Discussion
Two thousand years after he betrayed Messiah, Judas Iscariot is still alive, wandering a world he doesn't recognize. A world where the strangest of fictions have come true: monsters, immortals, gnome-librarians who monitor human history-they're all real. And all Judas wants to do is kill himself. So why can't he? The most transcendent story of the year is here in this all-new original graphic novel chronicling history's preeminent backstabber and his quest for suicide. Monday May 4th 2015 from…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Teachers
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
12:30 p.m.Adventures in Wanderlust
If you are a travel buff and want to be ready for your next destination, come join us in watching travel tours and guides! May 6: Greece May 20: Brazil
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
5:30 p.m.It's a Long Month: Living on a Fixed Income
Are you living on a fixed income? Learn to "stretch" your income by setting priorities, establishing a budget, planning and saving. Presented by Jay Stevens
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Thursday, May 7, 2015
2 p.m.Open Lab
Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Laptops will be provided. (Se habla español)
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Friday, May 8, 2015
2 p.m.Canceled
"Who's the King?" -- Chess and Checkers Program at the New Amsterdam Library
Adults and teens, beginners and masters, come to the New Amsterdam Library every Friday from 2pm – 4pm to play chess and checkers and see who we crown The King. Attendants will learn to play Chess and Checkers and will challenge one another and staff.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
3 p.m.Friday PC Basics
If computer skills aren't your strong suit and you're looking in to learning the basics, come and join our Friday Basics! May 8: Computer Basics May 22: MS Word for Beginners Pre-requisites - Mouse & Keyboarding Basics, Computer Basics
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Monday, May 11, 2015
12 noonWorld History Films
Let’s travel back in time and watch some of the events that have occurred throughout the years! Join us in the New Amsterdam Library to watch documentary films about history from different cultures and discoveries that changed the world. May 11: Lost Kingdoms of South America (Peru)
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
5:30 p.m.The Book Talk
Are you a booklover? Come to the “Book Swap” discussion at the New Amsterdam Library! Participants are encouraged to bring a book they love, hate, or just want to talk about for an ice-breaker.
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Thursday, May 14, 2015
2 p.m.Open Lab
Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Laptops will be provided. (Se habla español)
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Friday, May 15, 2015
2 p.m."Who's the King?" -- Chess and Checkers Program at the New Amsterdam Library
Adults and teens, beginners and masters, come to the New Amsterdam Library every Friday from 2pm – 4pm to play chess and checkers and see who we crown The King. Attendants will learn to play Chess and Checkers and will challenge one another and staff.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Monday, May 18, 2015
12 noonScrabble Day
Come to the library to play a fun game of Scrabble! Ages: Adults
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
5:30 p.m.Pink & Teal Seminar
What do you really know about Breast and Ovarian Cancers? Listen to survivors and get educated! At this one hour seminar, you will: · Learn about breast and ovarian cancers from healthy survivors. · Learn about symptoms, risks, risk reduction, diagnosis and treatment. · Learn how to communicate effectively with your doctor. · Become an advocate for your own good health.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
12:30 p.m.Adventures in Wanderlust
If you are a travel buff and want to be ready for your next destination, come join us in watching travel tours and guides! May 6: Greece May 20: Brazil
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Thursday, May 21, 2015
1 p.m."A Moment of Zen" - Meditation group
Scientific studies show that just 10 minutes of meditation a day relieves stress and improves your health and well-being. Take time out of your busy schedule to come to the New Amsterdam library to learn meditation and find inner peace. Once a month we will teach, practice and discuss meditation. No prior experience necessary -- just bring an open mind! Thursday May 21st from 1:00pm - 1:45pm.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults,
College & Graduate Students
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