Click to search the Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library Skip Navigation

Free Programs at New Dorp Library: June 2012

The school year is coming to an end and the temperatures are rising! You could spend your summer at the beach to show off that new swim suit you searched for all winter... or you could spend some time at your local library! We've got plenty of things for you to do while your on summer vacation! You could join in on the Summer Reading fun at! Escape the hot weather inside our air conditioned buildings and read a great book or attend a program! Things will be getting wild this month when the zoo visits with some awesome animals! Summer Reading kick off parties will be a blast! You could even catch a movie in the library!

So don't be a June bug this summer and hide under a rock... Come in to New Dorp Library and have some fun!

For All Ages

Wild at the Library!?!
June 5th at 3 p.m. Are you interested in animals? How often do you go to the zoo? Have you ever had the zoo brought to you? Well prepare for wild @ the Library! Live animals presented and explained.

For Children

Math / Reading Tutoring
Now we have more FREE tutoring! Wednesday tutoring is at 4:30 p.m. On Saturdays there are 2 sessions one at 11 a.m. and one at 2 p.m.! Pre registration is required on the day of each tutoring program. June 2, 6, 9, 13,16, 20, 23, 27, 30 Please call the New Dorp Branch for any other details or questions.

Read Aloud in the Library!
Meet on our famous story steps with your favorite librarians for some great stories and a coloring sheet! June 6, 13, 20, 27 at 4 p.m.

June 28th 4 - 5pm Come and have fun making a cool craft! Pre-registration is required and starts May 10th.

Big Jeff Music
June 7th at 3 p.m.
A Summer Reading Kick-off Celebration.
Dance and sing along to children's entertainer "Big Jeff" DeSmedt. For children of all ages.

For Teens

Teen Cafe
Teen Cafe is the place to be! Come hang out with your friends and your favorite librarians, play some PS3 or Wii, eat some snacks, or do some homework. You can even play Magic, Yu-gi-oh, or regular cards. The Teen Café has it all. When you get out of school and your looking to unwind, head on over to New Dorp Library — we've got you covered! June 4, 11, 18 at 2:30 p.m.

Teen Club
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! June 13 at 2:30 p.m. This Teen Club will also be our Summer Reading Kickoff.

Teen Tech Time
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. June 6 at 2:30 p.m.

For Adults

Stay Well Exercise is held on June 5, 12, 19, 26 at 1 p.m. 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.

Zumba meets twice a month on June 14, 28 at 12:30 p.m. Work out and learn some new moves!

Friday Afternoon Social
June 15th at 2:30 pm
Come with your friends and enjoy listening to oldies music, playing board games and meeting new friends. For ages 40+.

Movies at the library!
June 2, 16, 30 1-3 p.m.
Come watch this film noir on our big screen. Enjoy Free Popcorn.

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!


Patron-generated content represents the views and interpretations of the patron, not necessarily those of The New York Public Library. For more information see NYPL's Website Terms and Conditions.

Post new comment