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TimeEventLocationAudience
Monday, February 8, 2016
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. Feb 8: Terra Cotta Warriors Feb: 22 Versailles *Films may be subject to change
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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. Please note: Space is limited. Before each session, tickets are distributed to the first 30 adults beginning at 10 and 11 a.m.
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. Please note: Space is limited. Before each session, tickets are distributed to the first 30 adults beginning at 10 and 11 a.m.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
3:30 p.m.Computer Maintenance and Safety
Learn how to protect your computer from viruses and perform regular maintenance functions to keep it running smoothly.
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
3 p.m.Scene-It @ the Library - Feature Films
Join us on Wednesdays for viewings of incredible feature films! February 3, 2016 Title: Malcolm X ( 128 mins) A tribute to the controversial black activist and leader of the struggle for black liberation. He hit bottom during his imprisonment in the '50s, he became a Black Muslim and then a leader in the Nation of Islam. His assassination in 1965 left a legacy of self-determination and racial pride. February 10, 2016 Title: Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom ( 141 mins) The remarkable l…
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
5 p.m.Self-Publishing 101: Book Covers
Have you or are you written a book that you will like to self-publish but don't know where to start? Then come down to New Amsterdam Library and learn the basics to self-publsihing.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
Thursday, February 11, 2016
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. Please note: Space is limited. Before each session, tickets are distributed to the first 30 adults beginning at 10 and 11 a.m.
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. Please note: Space is limited. Before each session, tickets are distributed to the first 30 adults beginning at 10 and 11 a.m.
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.
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Friday, February 12, 2016
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 @ New Amsterdam
Adults and teens, beginners and masters, come to the New Amsterdam Library to play chess, checkers and scrabble and see who we crown The King. Join us every Friday from 2-4pm!
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
Saturday, February 13, 2016
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 6th through April 16th, 2015, from 10:30 AM-2:30 PM Location: Community Room of the New Amsteram Branch Library Returns are prepared by AARP volunteers certified by the IRS. Most returns are filed electronically (e-filed) at no cost to you. Please bring the following with you when yo…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
11 a.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: New Amsterdam Library- February 2016
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
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
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. Please note: Space is limited. Before each session, tickets are distributed to the first 30 adults beginning at 10 and 11 a.m.
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. Please note: Space is limited. Before each session, tickets are distributed to the first 30 adults beginning at 10 and 11 a.m.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
3:30 p.m.Connecting to the Cloud
Curious about the cloud and what it can do for you? Take this immersive class.
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
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! Feb 3: Argentina Feb 17: Iceland *Films may change.
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
3 p.m.Scene-It @ the Library - Feature Films
Join us on Wednesdays for viewings of incredible feature films! February 3, 2016 Title: Malcolm X ( 128 mins) A tribute to the controversial black activist and leader of the struggle for black liberation. He hit bottom during his imprisonment in the '50s, he became a Black Muslim and then a leader in the Nation of Islam. His assassination in 1965 left a legacy of self-determination and racial pride. February 10, 2016 Title: Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom ( 141 mins) The remarkable l…
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
5 p.m. Adult Coloring
Colorings not just for kids! Adults come down to New Amsterdam Library and relive your childhood by coloring and retreiving some much needed relaxation!
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
6 p.m.Job Search + Unemployment Tax Tips with Theodore Henderson
Many people simply update their résumés—without real thought—answer ads at random, go on a few interviews and send thank-you notes. Their other strategy is to post their résumés on Internet job boards and websites—as do hundreds of thousands of other job hunters who assume that this is the modern way to job search. Human Resources inboxes are swamped, and most of those résumés are simply deleted. This workshop covers a more powerful method way to get noticed and go from “Job Search to Career Tri…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Thursday, February 18, 2016
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. Please note: Space is limited. Before each session, tickets are distributed to the first 30 adults beginning at 10 and 11 a.m.
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. Please note: Space is limited. Before each session, tickets are distributed to the first 30 adults beginning at 10 and 11 a.m.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
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!
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.
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
4 p.m.Creative Carnival
Step right up to this interactive event, where you'll learn how to build popular rides and games out of LEGO® bricks! You'll also learn to "power up" your creations with LEGO® Power Functions. Week 1: From Maze to Funhouse- Participants will share their experiences with mazes and fun-houses, design original mazes for a building challenge, solve mazes created by other students, and compare and contrast features of a maze and funhouse. Week 2: Race Cars - Participants will learn about the featur…
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Friday, February 19, 2016
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 @ New Amsterdam
Adults and teens, beginners and masters, come to the New Amsterdam Library to play chess, checkers and scrabble and see who we crown The King. Join us every Friday from 2-4pm!
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
Saturday, February 20, 2016
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 6th through April 16th, 2015, from 10:30 AM-2:30 PM Location: Community Room of the New Amsteram Branch Library Returns are prepared by AARP volunteers certified by the IRS. Most returns are filed electronically (e-filed) at no cost to you. Please bring the following with you when yo…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
11 a.m.We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: New Amsterdam Library- February 2016
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 22, 2016
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. Feb 8: Terra Cotta Warriors Feb: 22 Versailles *Films may be subject to change
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
3:30 p.m.Polar Opposites
Antarctica and the Arctic Circle are two sides of the world that look and feel the same, white and cold. But, very different types of animals call these icy lands their home. Discover the similarities and differences through two participatory shows "Polar Bear and the Beat" and "A Penguin State of Mind." Presented by the Central Park Zoo Wildlife Theatre. Recommended for children ages 4 to 9 years old.
New Amsterdam LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
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. Please note: Space is limited. Before each session, tickets are distributed to the first 30 adults beginning at 10 and 11 a.m.
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. Please note: Space is limited. Before each session, tickets are distributed to the first 30 adults beginning at 10 and 11 a.m.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wednesday, February 24, 2016
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
3 p.m.Scene-It @ the Library - Feature Films
Join us on Wednesdays for viewings of incredible feature films! February 3, 2016 Title: Malcolm X ( 128 mins) A tribute to the controversial black activist and leader of the struggle for black liberation. He hit bottom during his imprisonment in the '50s, he became a Black Muslim and then a leader in the Nation of Islam. His assassination in 1965 left a legacy of self-determination and racial pride. February 10, 2016 Title: Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom ( 141 mins) The remarkable l…
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
5:15 p.m.Not Just for Teens
A book club for adults who enjoy reading and discussing young adult literature. Come and discuss Wolf by Wolf by Ryan Graudin. Both teens and adults are welcome to attend.
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Thursday, February 25, 2016
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. Please note: Space is limited. Before each session, tickets are distributed to the first 30 adults beginning at 10 and 11 a.m.
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. Please note: Space is limited. Before each session, tickets are distributed to the first 30 adults beginning at 10 and 11 a.m.
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.
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
4 p.m.Creative Carnival
Step right up to this interactive event, where you'll learn how to build popular rides and games out of LEGO® bricks! You'll also learn to "power up" your creations with LEGO® Power Functions. Week 1: From Maze to Funhouse- Participants will share their experiences with mazes and fun-houses, design original mazes for a building challenge, solve mazes created by other students, and compare and contrast features of a maze and funhouse. Week 2: Race Cars - Participants will learn about the featur…
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
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