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Free Programs at New Dorp Library: October 2012


That cool breeze is back already and its blowing around all those Autumn leaves. Before you know it, the kiddies will be in costume and excited for Halloween! But don't be afraid! There's nothing to be scared of, besides the amount of great programs New Dorp Library has to offer this month!

For Children:

Picture Book Time
For ages 3 and up
Enjoy hearing books read aloud, finger plays, action rhymes and coloring.
Wednesdays at 4:00 p.m.
October 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31
No preregistration is needed.

Toddler Rhyme Time
For ages 18 – 30 months and caregiver
Bring your toddler to an interactive program featuring books, rhymes, and songs.
Friday, October 5, at 10:30 a.m.
Preregistration is required and will start 1 week before.

Chinese Ribbon Dance
For children ages 4 and older
Come learn the Chinese ribbon dance! Margaret Yuen, Director of the Red Silk Dancers, will demonstrate the dance and show you how to wave a long silk ribbon to create rainbows, dragons and waterfalls.
Thursday, October 11th, at 4:00 p.m.
No preregistration needed.

Halloween Stories - in Costume
For ages 4 and up
Wear your costume; enjoy slightly scary stories, rhymes
and blow-out the wishing candle!
Friday, October 26th at 3:30 p.m.
No preregistration is needed.

Free - Math and Reading Tutoring
Math tutoring: for children Pre-K to 8th grade
Reading tutoring: for children Pre-K to 3rd grade
Presented by Staten Island Technical volunteers and Stuyvesant High School volunteers
Tuesdays from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., and 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

For Teens:

Teen Café Remixed
October - 10/1, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29
2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Come join us for fun in the community room. Play your favorite games
on the PS3 and the Wii. Come hang out with your friends! You can bring
your snacks, soda, coffee, homework, iPod. Check out a laptop and
browse the internet! For ages 12-18.

Teen Club
October - 10/10, 10/24
2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Your two favorite programs – Teen Art & Anime Club have combined!
Talk Anime and Draw Manga or Talk Manga and don’t draw Anime. It’s up
to you. For ages 12 to 18.

For Adults:

Wireless Wednesdays
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 10:30-11:30 AM
Wireless Wednesdays is laptop tutoring. Registration starts one week before the class.

Book Discussion
Friday, October 19, 2012 at 2:30 p.m.
Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson

Introduction to email
Computer Training for Adults
Email skills for Adults. Registration starts one week before the class.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 at 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Zumba Workout
Thursdays, October 4, 18 and 25, 2012 at 12:30 p.m.
Exercise for Adults

Zumba is a fusion of Latin and international music combined with dance fitness moves. Come in sneakers and comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle.

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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