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Free Programs at New Dorp Library: September 2011


September's here and it's time for all those back to school commercials... luckily you can find all your New Dorp Library program information here, instead of it interrupting all your favorite TV shows.


This month, we are back in action with all your favorite programs for children, teens, and adults, so spend some time at your favorite library! We've rescheduled the Art Gallery, added a great new show for the kids (South of the Border), and are even playing Mah Jongg!

Check out more of the programs you love here!

For Children:

South of the Border
September 8 at 4 p.m. Storytellers weave narration, music, and audience interaction into this collection of folktales from Mexico, Central, and South America. For ages 6 to 12 years old. 

Laptop Kids from NYPL!
September 29 at 4 p.m. Come and learn about some of the many safe, fun, and informative FREE websites that you can access with your child. This program is hands-on and uses a laptop. Pregistration is required and starts September 22. For ages 4 to 10 years old and their parents/caregivers.

Picture Book Time!
Hey kiddies, join us for Picture Book Time every Wednesday at 4 p.m. NYPL librarians will take you on a magical journey while reading stories on the story steps! September 7, 14, 21, and 28.

For Teens:

Teen Cafe
Teen Cafe is September 12 and 19 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
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 September 21 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 Art Gallery!
Unfortunately, because of Hurricane Irene, our Art Gallery was cancelled. But it's rescheduled and will be better than ever, so stop in and check out tons of artwork done by teens and staff members! Try out the interactive art tables to get yourself involved, and become a part of history at New Dorp Library!  September 14 from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. For all ages!

Click to see last year's Art GalleryClick to see last year's Art Gallery

For Adults:

Exercise at your Library!
Stop in for some light exercise and loads of fun! The Stay Well Exercise program will meet every Tuesday at 1 p.m.: September 6, 13, and 27.

Mah Jongg at New Dorp Library!
Join other American Mah Jongg enthusiasts for an afternoon of enjoyable play. If you have a Mah Jongg set and the 2011 Mah Jongg Card, please bring them to the Library. All skill levels are welcome. September 2 at 2:30 p.m.

ESOL is back!
Learning english at the Library. Class registration is September 10 at 10:30 a.m. (Intermediate level on Saturdays) and September 19 at 6 p.m. (Beginner level on Mondays and Wednesdays).

Book Discussion Clubs
The New Dorp Book Discussion Group meets Friday September 16 at 2:30 p.m. We will discuss Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer. Please read the book prior to the meeting. The title can be requested using the Library's online Catalog, by phone, or in person.

Venga y participe en nuestro grupo de lectura donde discutiremos Tan veloz como el deseo de Laura EsquivelPase un rato agradable conviviendo con sus vecinos. Puede obtener una copia del libro viniendo a la biblioteca o puede ordenar el libro por medio de nuestro catalogo. Necesita leer el libro previo a la reunión. September 26, 4:30 p.m.

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 our post or maybe even print it out and share it with a friend.


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