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Free Programs at New Dorp Library: August 2011


August is here already! We have tons of new programs to offer for the rest of the summer!

For children, we have a play called Grandpa's Unicorn Show. And let's not forget Costume Day at New Dorp Library! Teens have their usual programs, as well as a special end-of-the-summer bash called the Teen Art Gallery! Adults can choose from an array of computer classes to brush up on their technology skills. And there's the Adult Social gathering too!

Don't forget to pick up a copy of our newsletter, The New Dorp News!


For Children:

Cool Off & Create! August 4 at 2 p.m. Summer crafts! For ages 6 to 12. Pre-registration is required.

Grandpa's Unicorn Show! August 11 at 2 p.m. A play about a young girl's love for her grandpa and the amazing adventures they have. For age 12. 

Costume Day at the Library! August 24 at 2 p.m. Love to dress up, even if it isn't Halloween? Have fun in costumes while hearing stories, rhymes, and much more! For ages 3 and older.

Join us August 26, from 2 to 3:30 p.m., for the Summer Reading open house! Children participating in New Dorp Library's Summer Reading program are invited to an open house to celebrate the end of summer and their reading achievements. We'll also celebrate with the play Greek Mythology. It's going to be tons of fun, so don't miss it!

For Teens:

Teen Cafe is August 1 & 15 at 2:30 p.m. in New Dorp Library's community room. Hang out with your friends, bring your snacks, soda, coffee, homework, or iPod, and check out a laptop to browse the Internet.

Teen Club is a great new program at New Dorp Library. Our two favorite teen programs have merged together: Anime Club and Teen Art Club! On August 10 at 2:30 p.m., join us and play a game, do some homework, meet new friends, create your own artwork, or discuss and watch anime! There's a little something for everyone!

Teen Tech Time is here! August 17 at 2:30 p.m. This is a great opportunity for teens to work on Library laptops without waiting or using up their one appointment per day. Use this time to work on a project or just surf the web.

Summer is almost over, and you know what that means... Summer Reading will soon come to an end, so don't miss out on this year's Teen Art Gallery! For the past three years, New Dorp Library has hosted art galleries that feature work by teens participating in the Summer Reading program, as well as work by Library staff! Stop by, enjoy the air conditioning, and check out some awesome art on August 27, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

For Adults:

Stop in for some light exercise and loads of fun! The Stay Well Exercise program will meet every Tuesday at 1 p.m.: August 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30.

Need help with your laptop or advice using your PC? Join us August 30 at 10:30 a.m. for an Introduction to E-mail program. Pre-registration is required one week prior to the program. 

Hey adults, stop by for our Adult Social on August 19 at 2:30 p.m. to meet your peers, enjoy playing games, and hear your favorite tunes! 

To pre-register for any program, please call (718) 351-2977.

These are just a few of the many programs New Dorp Library offers — look at the online Calendar for more programs! Bookmark this blog post and the online Calendar, or print it out and share it with a friend.

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You have a MAD magazine board

You have a MAD magazine board game at the adult social ??? That's kinda awesome.

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