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TimeEventLocationAudience
Monday, November 24, 2014
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 World War I & II, history from different cultures, and discoveries that changed the world. November 10: War of the American Indians November 24: The French Revolution
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
3:30 p.m.Animal Habitats
Learn about different environments such as the rainforest, desert, solar system and mountains and explore what kinds of animals and insects live there. Presented by the Children's Museum of Manhattan. For children ages 5 and older.
New Amsterdam LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
5:30 p.m.May We Be Forgiven Book Discussion
Join us for a discussion of A.M. Homes' novel May We Be Forgiven. The winner of the 2013 Women's Prize for fiction, Home's book tells the story of brothers Harold and George Silver and their search for absolution after an act of unspeakable violence.
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
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
2 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. November 4: X-Men Days of Future Past (PG13) Running Time: 131 Minutes "As armies of murderous Sentinel robots hunt down mutants and humans alike, the unstoppable characters from the original X-men film trilogy join forces with thier younger selves in an epic struggle to change the past. November 25, 2014 (R) Running Time: 1hr & 37 Minutes By all appea…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
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)
11 p.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
Thursday, November 27, 2014
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
Friday, November 28, 2014
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, November 29, 2014
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 November 1, 2014: Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella (PG) Running Time: 88 minutes A prince, a pumkin, a glass slipper - history's most enduring fairy tale returns with a thoroughly modern twist. November 8, 2014: Mr. Peabody & Sherman (PG) Running Time: 92 minutes Mr. Peabody is an inventor, scientist and genius who just happens to be a dog. With his son,…
New Amsterdam LibraryFamilies
Monday, December 1, 2014
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.1 Fish, 2 Fish - Jumping Shaking Musical Story Making
Children will learn the Miss Navida counting song, 1 Fish, 2 Fish, sing other familiar songs, shake rhythm instruments & jingle bells and jump, hop, leap & freeze as Miss Navida plays the piano. Using group storytelling techniques & music everyone will use their imaginations to become a little fish. We will end with a group storytelling experience of The 3 Little Fish & the Big Bad Shark. Presented by Navida Stein
New Amsterdam LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
4:30 p.m.LinkedIn for the Business Owner and Entrepreneur: What You Need to Know
LinkedIn can help you to grow your business or consulting practice, and has become an essential tool for many seeking to reach their career goals. Robert Hellmann, business coach and author of Your Social Media Job Search, will go beyond the basics to show you advanced techniques in leveraging LinkedIn to build your network, research prospects, be “found,” get meetings, and build a following for your company. You'll learn: A little known strategy that will land you at the top of prospect sea…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
5:30 p.m."Where Art and Literature Meet" - Graphic Novel Book Discussion
This months title will be Miracleman. From legendary comic book author Alan Moore comes this newly-colored release of the 1980s classic! Freelance reporter Michael Moran always knew he was meant for something more-now, an unexpected series of events leads him to reclaim his destiny as Miracleman! Monday, December 1rd from 5:30pm - 6:45pm.
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
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, December 3, 2014
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! December 3rd: Spain December 17: Portugal/Morocco
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Thursday, December 4, 2014
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, December 5, 2014
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.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, December 8, 2014
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 World War I & II, history from different cultures, and discoveries that changed the world. December 8: History of Japan’s Ancient & Modern Empire December 22: The Destruction of China’s Yuan Ming Yuan
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
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
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
Thursday, December 11, 2014
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, December 12, 2014
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.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)
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! December 12: MS PowerPoint for Beginners
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Monday, December 15, 2014
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
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
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, December 17, 2014
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! December 3rd: Spain December 17: Portugal/Morocco
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Thursday, December 18, 2014
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 December 18th from 1:00pm - 1:45pm.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults,
College & Graduate Students
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, December 19, 2014
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.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, December 22, 2014
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 World War I & II, history from different cultures, and discoveries that changed the world. December 8: History of Japan’s Ancient & Modern Empire December 22: The Destruction of China’s Yuan Ming Yuan
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
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