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Saturday, August 29, 2015
2 p.m.Knitting Circle
Got knitting skills? If not, want to learn? We’ll provide some supplies, but everyone is required to bring your own yarn.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Thursday, September 3, 2015
11 a.m.Open Computer Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Please ring the doorbell for admittance.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Friday, September 4, 2015
11:30 a.m.Spanish Storytime
Join us for stories, songs and rhymes in Spanish. End with a Bubble Dance party!
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
1:30 p.m.First Friday Matinee: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Join us for our screening of Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004). In this quirky romantic comedy, Joel (Jim Carrey) discovers that his girlfriend, Clementine (Kate Winslet), has had their tumultuous relationship erased from her mind through an experimental scientific procedure. He then decides to ease his own pain by getting the same treatment. Only as each memory of Clementine is systematically eliminated, Joel suddenly realizes how much he still loves her. Directed by Michel Gondry.…
Ottendorfer Library
Array
Adults
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
5:30 p.m.Ottendorfer Book Club: The Children Act
Our September selection is The Children Act by Ian McEwan. In this novel, Fiona Maye is High Court judge whose professional success belies her domestic strife. Her husband asks for an open marriage as she deals with the challenging case of a 17 year-old boy whose parents are refusing the medical care that would save his life based on religious beliefs Join us for a good conversation and great company. Ottendorfer Book Club meets the second Tuesday of each month. Ask for a copy at the circ…
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
10:30 a.m.Toddler Storytime
Walking toddlers from 18 months to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. First come, first served.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11:30 a.m.Toddler Storytime
Walking toddlers from 18 months to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. First come, first served.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
4 p.m.Preschool Storytime
Join us for stories, songs and a craft for children ages 3-6 August 5 Fly Guy August 12 I Love Maisy August 19 Odds and Ends
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, September 10, 2015
5:30 p.m.Playwriting Workshop
Whether you’re writing an essay, a business letter, a research report, copy for an ad agency or a short story, writers go through a process to get to an excellent finished product. This workshop will teach you how to go through that process – and the three stages of the writing process: 1) pre-writing (asking the right questions about audience, purpose, and tone, clarifying your objective, brainstorming possible ideas, and pre-thinking your main point, plus organizing your ideas) 2) drafting (yo…
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
5:30 p.m.NEW YORK WRITERS WORKSHOP presents Hearing Voices
Tim Tomlinson Dialogue in fiction can be used to create a sense of cinematic real time—a sense that what we’re reading is analogous to a scene in a movie. But it’s not limited to that function. Dialogue can affect pace—slow down or speed up story velocity. It can provide critical story information through direct statement. It can provide critical character and setting information through sound. This workshop will focus on Dramatic (Real Time) Dialogue, Indirect Dialogue, Stylized Dialogue, and…
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Friday, September 11, 2015
11:30 a.m.Spanish Storytime
Join us for stories, songs and rhymes in Spanish. End with a Bubble Dance party!
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
3:30 p.m.Read with April the Dog
Make an appointment to read our therapy dog, April.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Saturday, September 12, 2015
2 p.m.Knitting Circle
Got knitting skills? If not, want to learn? We’ll provide some supplies, but everyone is required to bring your own yarn.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Monday, September 14, 2015
10:30 a.m.Baby Storytime
Babies from birth to 18 months and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. First come, first served. Doors open at 10:15am.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
11:30 a.m.Baby Storytime
Babies from birth to 18 months and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. First come, first served. Doors open at 10:15am.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
11 a.m.NYPL TechConnect: Protecting Your Privacy & Security
Protect your individual privacy and personal information online. Learn how to protect yourself against hackers and how to ensure that your computer--and livelihood--stay safe. No registration required. Please ring the doorbell to gain admittance.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
4 p.m.Wedding Storytime
Ms. Abby is getting married! Join us for stories, music and cake all in celebration of Ms. Abby's upcoming big day!
Ottendorfer LibraryInfant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
10:30 a.m.Toddler Storytime
Walking toddlers from 18 months to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. First come, first served.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11:30 a.m.Toddler Storytime
Walking toddlers from 18 months to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. First come, first served.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
4 p.m.Preschool Storytime
Join us for stories, songs and a craft for children ages 3-6 August 5 Fly Guy August 12 I Love Maisy August 19 Odds and Ends
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, September 17, 2015
11 a.m.Open Computer Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Please ring the doorbell for admittance.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Friday, September 18, 2015
11:30 a.m.Spanish Storytime
Join us for stories, songs and rhymes in Spanish. End with a Bubble Dance party!
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Saturday, September 19, 2015
10 a.m.Book Swap!
Ottendorfer hosts a Book Swap on the third Saturday of each month. Please bring your books, DVDs, CDs and miscellaneous trinkets to trade with others.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
2 p.m.Knitting Circle
Got knitting skills? If not, want to learn? We’ll provide some supplies, but everyone is required to bring your own yarn.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Monday, September 21, 2015
10:30 a.m.Baby Storytime
Babies from birth to 18 months and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. First come, first served. Doors open at 10:15am.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
11:30 a.m.Baby Storytime
Babies from birth to 18 months and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. First come, first served. Doors open at 10:15am.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
11 a.m.NYPL TechConnect: Digital Media Basics
Learn how to download music, video, images, and more, including streaming and sharing. No registration required. Please ring the doorbell to gain admittance.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
4 p.m. American Girl Club
Join us for a lively book discussion of a different charcter followed by a corresponding activity. Bowwow an American Girl Doll with your library card!
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
10:30 a.m.Toddler Storytime
Walking toddlers from 18 months to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. First come, first served.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11:30 a.m.Toddler Storytime
Walking toddlers from 18 months to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. First come, first served.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
4 p.m.Preschool Storytime
Join us for stories, songs and a craft for children ages 3-6 August 5 Fly Guy August 12 I Love Maisy August 19 Odds and Ends
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thursday, September 24, 2015
11 a.m.Open Computer Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Please ring the doorbell for admittance.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Friday, September 25, 2015
11:30 a.m.Spanish Storytime
Join us for stories, songs and rhymes in Spanish. End with a Bubble Dance party!
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Saturday, September 26, 2015
2 p.m.Knitting Circle
Got knitting skills? If not, want to learn? We’ll provide some supplies, but everyone is required to bring your own yarn.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults
Monday, September 28, 2015
10:30 a.m.Baby Storytime
Babies from birth to 18 months and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. First come, first served. Doors open at 10:15am.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
11:30 a.m.Baby Storytime
Babies from birth to 18 months and their parents/caregivers can enjoy great books, lively songs and rhymes, and meet other babies in the neighborhood. First come, first served. Doors open at 10:15am.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
11 a.m.NYPL TechConnect: Online Banking
Managing your money can be easier online. Learn the latest banking technologies, such as depositing a check with your smartphone.. No registration required. Please ring the doorbell to gain admittance.
Ottendorfer LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
4 p.m.Lego Club
The Ottendorfer Library has started a Library Lego Club for children 6 and Older This is an open opportunity for kids to get creative and build anything they choose. The library will provide the Legos, while the kids provide the imagination! All materials must stay at the library, so bring a camera to document your adventures, or check back here after the program--you might see your creation!
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
10:30 a.m.Toddler Storytime
Walking toddlers from 18 months to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. First come, first served.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
11:30 a.m.Toddler Storytime
Walking toddlers from 18 months to 3 years and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood. First come, first served.
Ottendorfer LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
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