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TimeEventLocationAudience
Friday, January 30, 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
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)
Saturday, January 31, 2015
11 a.m. We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: New Amsterdam Library- January 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 January 3, 2015: Happy Feet (PG) Running Time: 108 minutes Mumble (Elijah Wood), a young emperor penguin, lives in Antarctica. Like others of his kind, he needs to be able to sing to attract a mate, but he has a terrible voice. Instead, Mumble must express himself, and lure a female through his amazing talent for tap-dancing. January 10, 2015: Teenage Mutant N…
New Amsterdam LibraryFamilies
Monday, February 2, 2015
12 noonScrabble Day
Come to the library to play a fun game of Scrabble! Ages: Adults
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
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.Rhythm and Music
In this interactive workshop, our percussionist brings audience members to the stage to play percussive instruments from around the world. For children ages 4 and older. Presented by Urban Stages.
New Amsterdam LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
5:30 p.m."Where Art and Literature Meet" - Graphic Novel Book Discussion
They're strong, powerful, and if you cross them, things will quickly go very badly for you. Only one thing scares them—growing up. The Wrenchies is a sprawling, intense science fiction tale that has at its heart the uncertainty and loneliness of growing up. Monday, February 2nd from 5:30pm - 6:45pm.
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
Teachers,
College/Graduate School Educators,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Teachers
Tuesday, February 3, 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
11:30 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
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
11 a.m.Leggo my Legos-Block Time
Children are invited to sink their little hands in to piles of blocks. Also, bring a toy car and drive around our tiny town we have on the floor! Join us as children learn to sharpen and develop their interpersonal skills through play.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
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! February 4: China
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Thursday, February 5, 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
11:30 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, February 6, 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
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)
Saturday, February 7, 2015
10:30 a.m.FREE AARP Tax Aide and Preparation at the New Amsterdam Library
It's that time of the year again! Yup you've guessed it, TAX SEASON! Come to the New Amsterdam Library to receive FREE tax aide and preparation courtesy of the AARP Organization. Times: Saturdays, February 7th, then Feburary 28th through April 11th, 2015, from 10:30 AM- 3:00 PM *Please note, this service will not be availbe on Saturdays, February 14th & 21st Location: Community Room of the New Amsteram Branch Library Returns are prepared by AARP volunteers certified by the IRS. Mos…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
11 a.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: New Amsterdam Library- February 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
Monday, February 9, 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. February 9: Abraham Lincoln Biography
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
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, February 12, 2015
2 p.m.Canceled
Open Lab
Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Laptops will be provided. (Se habla español)
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Friday, February 13, 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.Canceled
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! February 27: MS Word 2010 for Beginners
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
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, February 18, 2015
12:30 p.m.Canceled
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! February 4: China
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Thursday, February 19, 2015
2 p.m.Canceled
Open Lab
Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Laptops will be provided. (Se habla español)
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Friday, February 20, 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)
Monday, February 23, 2015
12 noonCanceled
World 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. February 9: Abraham Lincoln Biography
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
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
5:30 p.m.Our Town Book Discussion
This event was previously scheduled for January 26th. Join us for a discussion of the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Our Town by Thornton Wilder. Our Town was first produced and published in 1938 to wide acclaim. This drama of life in the town of Grover's Corners, an allegorical representation of all life, has become a classic. It is Thornton Wilder's most renowned and most frequently performed play.
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students
Tuesday, February 24, 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
11:30 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
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, February 25, 2015
11 a.m.Leggo my Legos-Block Time
Children are invited to sink their little hands in to piles of blocks. Also, bring a toy car and drive around our tiny town we have on the floor! Join us as children learn to sharpen and develop their interpersonal skills through play.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
12:30 p.m.Writers' Workshop
Calling all creatives! Are you working on a short story or a poem and want to share your pieces? Come to our writers' workshop to mingle with and get feedback from other wordsmiths.
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Teachers,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thursday, February 26, 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
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