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Free Programs at New Dorp Library: January 2012


What do you have in mind for your New Year's resolution? Maybe you want to work off those holiday feasts? Learn how to use that new computer you got from the kids this holiday season? Have a little more fun or even just take up some extra reading? Well you can do all those things right here at New Dorp Library! Stop by for the Zumba or Stay Well exercise classes. Try out some computer skills programs, like Wireless Wednesday! Adult Social is a great place to make friends and play awesome games, and don't forget our Book Clubs in English and Spanish! We have everything you need and more!

New Dorp Library — improving your New Year, one resolution at a time! :]


For Children:

Read Aloud in the Library
January 4, 11, 18, & 25 at 4 p.m. Meet on our famous story steps, enjoy some creative stories out loud, and then get creative with a coloring sheet!

Kids Game Day
January 26 at 4 p.m. Bring the kiddies in for tons of fun at our game day! Play Wii, traditional board games, and some games of our own! Pre-registration is required. For ages 6 to 12.

Free Math & Reading Tutoring for children
January 7, 14, 21 & 28 from 2 to 4 p.m. Reading tutoring from Pre-K through third grade. Math tutoring from Pre-K through eighth grade. First come, first served. Space is limited. Tickets will be distributed each Saturday when the Library opens.

For Teens:

(Ages 12 to 18) 

Teen Tech Time
January 4 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.

Teen Club
January 11 at 2:30 p.m. Our two favorite teen programs have merged together: Anime Club and Teen Art Club! 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 Cafe
January 9, 23, 30 at 2:30 p.m. in the community room. Hang out with your friends, bring your snacks, soda, coffee, homework, or iPod, and check out a laptop to browse the Internet.

For Adults:

Zumba meets twice a month on January 5 & 19 at 12:30 p.m. Work out and learn some new moves!

Stay Well is held on January 3, 10, 24 & 31 at 1 pm. The Stay Well exercise program is geared for all seniors, ranging from the fit to those with disabilities. The curriculum includes aerobic exercises as well as routines designed to enhance balance, build muscle strength, and aid in the performance of the tasks associated with daily living. Classes end with stress reduction exercises. Classes normally run 40 to 50 minutes and are held once a week.

Wireless Wednesdays meets January 11 & 25 at 10:30 a.m. Can't remember how to use your e-mail? Do you have specific questions about a program or website? Forget how to get the paper to print sideways? Stuck in the middle of the Web? This is the class for you! Brush up on basic computer skills. Pre-registration is required; only six spots are available.

American Mahjong Join other American Mahjong enthusiasts on January 13 for an afternoon of enjoyable play. If you have a Mahjong set and the 2011 Mahjong Card, please bring them. All skill levels are welcome.

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 calender 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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