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20 events found.

Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Thu, September 28
@ 12:30 p.m.
Canceled
Artsy Afternoons: Galaxy in a Jar
It’s the end of the week and you are looking for something relaxing to do; and lucky for you, the New Amsterdam Branch has just the thing to help you finish out the week. Join us for relaxing afternoon of artistic fun, as we work together to create something beautiful. SIGN UP IN PERSON OR BY PHONE WALK–INS WELCOME ***Disclaimer: This is not a therapy session. This program is meant for creative and relaxation purposes only.***
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
Thu, September 28
@ 1 p.m.
Finding Inner Peace and Calmness through Meditation
Join Renate Lanotte, MS LCSW, long time meditator for this deep and engaging meditation workshop. Renate lectures regularly on the benefits of meditation and has been practicing herself for over 30 years. During this workshop she will talk about the journey of finding lasting peace , happiness and a greater sense of well being. Renate will share a simple technique of spiritual meditation (explained and practiced during the session) that can help us achieve a lasting state of peace and happiness…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Adults
Wed, October 4
@ 12:30 p.m.
Postponed
Mid-Day Arm Knitting
Do you like to Knit? Have you ever Knitted with your arms? Want to try it out? Join the New Amsterdam Library as we knit Infinity Scarves using just our arms. **Yarn will be provided but if you have your own, feel free to bring it with you.** SIGN UP IN PERSON OR BY PHONE Maximum Class Size: 8 Date: Wednesday October 4, 2017 Time: 12:30p-1:45p Place: New Amsterdam Library (Auditorium)
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
Thu, October 5
@ 12:30 p.m.
Postponed
Artsy Afternoons: Shower Bombs
It’s the end of the week and you are looking for something relaxing to do; and lucky for you, the New Amsterdam Branch has just the thing to help you finish out the week. Join us for relaxing afternoon of artistic fun, as we work together to create something beautiful. SIGN UP IN PERSON OR BY PHONE WALK–INS WELCOME ***Disclaimer: This is not a therapy session. This program is meant for creative and relaxation purposes only.***
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
Thu, October 12
@ 12:30 p.m.
Postponed
Artsy Afternoons: DIY Foot Soak
It’s the end of the week and you are looking for something relaxing to do; and lucky for you, the New Amsterdam Branch has just the thing to help you finish out the week. Join us for relaxing afternoon of artistic fun, as we work together to create something beautiful. SIGN UP IN PERSON OR BY PHONE WALK–INS WELCOME ***Disclaimer: This is not a therapy session. This program is meant for creative and relaxation purposes only.***
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
Mon, October 16
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at several library locations! A family program designed for preschool children and their caregivers, these sessions will be a hands-on exploration of the five senses hearing, touch, smell, taste and sight. Workshop series is FREE.
New Amsterdam LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, October 20
@ 12:30 p.m.
Postponed
Lunch Time Open Mic
DO YOU HAVE A STORY TO TELL, A RAP TO RECITE OR A TUNE TO SING? JOIN US ON Friday October 20, 2017, at 12:30pm, FOR AN AFTERNOON OF OPEN MIC AT THE NEW AMSTERDAM LIBRARY. SIGN UP IN PERSON OR BY PHONE WALK–INS WELCOME ***Disclaimer: While we accept all forms of art and entertainment, we kindly remind you to be respectful and courteous towards all of our performers and guests. Offensive behavior will not be tolerated.***
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
Mon, October 23
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at several library locations! A family program designed for preschool children and their caregivers, these sessions will be a hands-on exploration of the five senses hearing, touch, smell, taste and sight. Workshop series is FREE.
New Amsterdam LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, October 25
@ 12:30 p.m.
Postponed
Mid-Day Arm Knitting
Do you like to Knit? Have you ever Knitted with your arms? Want to try it out? Join the New Amsterdam Library as we knit Infinity Scarves using just our arms. **Yarn will be provided but if you have your own, feel free to bring it with you.** SIGN UP IN PERSON OR BY PHONE Maximum Class Size: 8 Date: Wednesday Octorber 25, 2017 Time: 12:30p-1:45p Place: New Amsterdam Library (Auditorium)
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
Mon, October 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at several library locations! A family program designed for preschool children and their caregivers, these sessions will be a hands-on exploration of the five senses hearing, touch, smell, taste and sight. Workshop series is FREE.
New Amsterdam LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, November 2
@ 12:30 p.m.
Artsy Afternoons: DIY Leaf Mason Jar
It’s the end of the week and you are looking for something relaxing to do; and lucky for you, the New Amsterdam Branch has just the thing to help you finish out the week. Join us for relaxing afternoon of artistic fun, as we work together to create something beautiful. SIGN UP IN PERSON OR BY PHONE WALK–INS WELCOME ***Disclaimer: This is not a therapy session. This program is meant for creative and relaxation purposes only.***
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
Mon, November 6
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at several library locations! A family program designed for preschool children and their caregivers, these sessions will be a hands-on exploration of the five senses hearing, touch, smell, taste and sight. Workshop series is FREE.
New Amsterdam LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, November 13
@ 3:30 p.m.
Early Literacy
Five Senses
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at several library locations! A family program designed for preschool children and their caregivers, these sessions will be a hands-on exploration of the five senses hearing, touch, smell, taste and sight. Workshop series is FREE.
New Amsterdam LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, November 15
@ 12:30 p.m.
Mid-Day Arm Knitting
Do you like to Knit? Have you ever Knitted with your arms? Want to try it out? Join the New Amsterdam Library as we knit Infinity Scarves using just our arms. **Yarn will be provided but if you have your own, feel free to bring it with you.** SIGN UP IN PERSON OR BY PHONE Maximum Class Size: 8 Date: Wednesdays Novermber 15th and 29th, 2017 Time: 12:30p-1:45p Place: New Amsterdam Library (Auditorium)
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
Wed, November 29
@ 12:30 p.m.
Mid-Day Arm Knitting
Do you like to Knit? Have you ever Knitted with your arms? Want to try it out? Join the New Amsterdam Library as we knit Infinity Scarves using just our arms. **Yarn will be provided but if you have your own, feel free to bring it with you.** SIGN UP IN PERSON OR BY PHONE Maximum Class Size: 8 Date: Wednesdays Novermber 15th and 29th, 2017 Time: 12:30p-1:45p Place: New Amsterdam Library (Auditorium)
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
Thu, November 30
@ 12:30 p.m.
Artsy Afternoons: Tape Paint
It’s the end of the week and you are looking for something relaxing to do; and lucky for you, the New Amsterdam Branch has just the thing to help you finish out the week. Join us for relaxing afternoon of artistic fun, as we work together to create something beautiful. SIGN UP IN PERSON OR BY PHONE WALK–INS WELCOME ***Disclaimer: This is not a therapy session. This program is meant for creative and relaxation purposes only.***
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
Thu, December 7
@ 12:30 p.m.
Artsy Afternoons: Let it Snow Shadow Boxes
It’s the end of the week and you are looking for something relaxing to do; and lucky for you, the New Amsterdam Branch has just the thing to help you finish out the week. Join us for relaxing afternoon of artistic fun, as we work together to create something beautiful. SIGN UP IN PERSON OR BY PHONE WALK–INS WELCOME ***Disclaimer: This is not a therapy session. This program is meant for creative and relaxation purposes only.***
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
Wed, December 13
@ 12:30 p.m.
Mid-Day Arm Knitting
Do you like to Knit? Have you ever Knitted with your arms? Want to try it out? Join the New Amsterdam Library as we knit Infinity Scarves using just our arms. **Yarn will be provided but if you have your own, feel free to bring it with you.** SIGN UP IN PERSON OR BY PHONE Maximum Class Size: 8 Date: Wednesdays December 13th and 20th, 2017 Time: 12:30p-1:45p Place: New Amsterdam Library (Auditorium)
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
Wed, December 20
@ 12:30 p.m.
Mid-Day Arm Knitting
Do you like to Knit? Have you ever Knitted with your arms? Want to try it out? Join the New Amsterdam Library as we knit Infinity Scarves using just our arms. **Yarn will be provided but if you have your own, feel free to bring it with you.** SIGN UP IN PERSON OR BY PHONE Maximum Class Size: 8 Date: Wednesdays December 13th and 20th, 2017 Time: 12:30p-1:45p Place: New Amsterdam Library (Auditorium)
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
Fri, December 22
@ 12:30 p.m.
Artsy Afternoons: DIY Tree Ornaments
It’s the end of the week and you are looking for something relaxing to do; and lucky for you, the New Amsterdam Branch has just the thing to help you finish out the week. Join us for relaxing afternoon of artistic fun, as we work together to create something beautiful. SIGN UP IN PERSON OR BY PHONE WALK–INS WELCOME ***Disclaimer: This is not a therapy session. This program is meant for creative and relaxation purposes only.***
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults