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Free Programs at New Dorp Library: January 2013


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!

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.
January 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30
No preregistration is needed.

Board Games, “Bowling” & Gaming Program
For ages 7 – 12 years
Enjoy playing board games, recycled bottle bowling & Wii gaming.
Thursday, January 10th at 4:00 p.m.
Preregistration is required and will start 1 week before.

Baby Rhyme Time
For ages birth through 17 months, and their caregiver.
Friday, January 11th, at 10:30 a.m.
Bring your baby to an interactive program featuring simple books, songs and movement.
Preregistration is required and starts 1 week before.

Preschool Program
For ages 2 ½ to 5 years and their caregiver.
Wednesday, January 23rd, at 11:00 a.m.
Enjoy books, finger plays, action rhymes, and coloring.
Preregistration is needed and will start 1 week before.

Free - Math and Reading Tutoring
Math tutoring: for children Pre-K to 8th grade
Reading tutoring: for children: Pre-K to 3rd grade levels
Presented by Staten Island Technical 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..
Presented by Stuyvesant High School volunteers, Saturdays, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.. Space is limited. Register at the library that day.

Movies at the Library!
Here is the list of the New Dorp Library's FREE movies, for January 2013.
The films are shown on Saturdays, at 2:00 p.m., for all ages.
Free coloring sheet provided - to take home.
Caregivers need to stay with their children throughout the film.
1/5/13 - DISNEY MOVIE - Rescuers Down Under
1/12/13- DISNEY MOVIE- Ice Age Meltdown
1/19/13 -DISNEY MOVIE- Lady & the Tramp II

For Teens:

Teen Café Remixed
January - 1/7, 1/14, 1/28
2:00 – 4:00 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
January - 1/9, 1/16
2:00 – 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:

Zumba Workout
Thursdays, January 3, 17 & 31, 2013 at 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Exercise for Adults
Zumba is a fusion of Latin & international music combined with dance fitness moves. Come in sneakers and comfortable clothing and bring a water bottle.

Knitting Group (in Spanish)
Monday, January 7 & 14, 2013 at 4:30-5:30 p.m.
Participants must supply their own yarn, needles, and hooks.

Stay Well Exercise Program
January 8, 15, 22 & 29, 2013 at 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Exercise Program for Seniors
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 - 50 minutes and are held once a week.

Adult Social
Friday, January 11, 2013 at 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Friday Afternoon Social at the Library
Come with your friends and enjoy listening to oldies music, playing board games and American Mah Jongg, and meeting new friends. For ages 40+.

Writing Workshop
Tuesday, January 15, 22 & 29, 2013 at 2:30 p.m.
Creative Nonfiction/Fiction/Poetry Writing Workshop
With Ellen Aug Lytle. This event was funded in part by Poets & Writers, Inc. 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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