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TimeEventLocationAudience
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)
Saturday, May 16, 2015
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 May 2, 2015: Big Hero 6 (PG) Running Time: 102 minutes The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes. May 9, 2015:Beethoven's Treasure Tails (PG) Running Time: 1 hour & 38 minutes Get ready to howl with laughter in this all-new family c…
New Amsterdam LibraryFamilies
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
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.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
Tuesday, May 19, 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
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
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. May 6, 2015: Wild Card (R) Running Time: 92 Minutes When a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal skills and a gambling problem gets in trouble with the mob, he has one last play...and it's all or nothing. May 13, 2015: Unbroken (PG-13) Running Time: 137 Minutes After a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, Olympian Louis Zamperini spends a harrowing 47 days in a ra…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Thursday, May 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
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
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 22, 2015
10:30 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
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.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 PowerPoint for Beginners Pre-requisites - MS Word for Beginners
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Tuesday, May 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
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
5:30 p.m.1984 Book Discussion
Written in 1948, 1984 was George Orwell’s chilling prophecy about the future. And while 1984 has come and gone, Orwell’s narrative is timelier than ever. 1984 presents a startling and haunting vision of the world, so powerful that it is completely convincing from start to finish. No one can deny the power of this novel, its hold on the imaginations of multiple generations of readers, or the resiliency of its admonitions—a legacy that seems only to grow with the passage of time. Come discuss thi…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers,
College & Graduate Students
Wednesday, May 27, 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. May 6, 2015: Wild Card (R) Running Time: 92 Minutes When a Las Vegas bodyguard with lethal skills and a gambling problem gets in trouble with the mob, he has one last play...and it's all or nothing. May 13, 2015: Unbroken (PG-13) Running Time: 137 Minutes After a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, Olympian Louis Zamperini spends a harrowing 47 days in a ra…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Thursday, May 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
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 29, 2015
10:30 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
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."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, May 30, 2015
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 May 2, 2015: Big Hero 6 (PG) Running Time: 102 minutes The special bond that develops between plus-sized inflatable robot Baymax, and prodigy Hiro Hamada, who team up with a group of friends to form a band of high-tech heroes. May 9, 2015:Beethoven's Treasure Tails (PG) Running Time: 1 hour & 38 minutes Get ready to howl with laughter in this all-new family c…
New Amsterdam LibraryFamilies
Friday, June 5, 2015
3:30 p.m.Abracadabra
A Summer Reading Kick-Off Celebration. Children will be wowed and amazed at the sleight of hand tricks and the comedic talents of Children's Magician Evan Paquette. Evan holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Theater and uses magic to both entertain and promote learning. As a special treat, after the 40 minute interactive magic show, Evan leads a short hands-on workshop for the kids to test their own magical abilities. Recommended for children ages 4 to 8 years old. Presented by Urban Stages.
New Amsterdam LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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