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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, August 1
@ 3:30 p.m.
Monday Madness
Come join us for either a fun craft, short movie, or a surprise activity.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, August 2
@ 10:30 a.m.
Story Time
Children and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other children in the neighborhood. Please note: Space is limited. Before each session, tickets are distributed to the first 30 adults beginning at 10 and 11 a.m.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, August 2
@ 11:30 a.m.
Story Time
Children and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other children in the neighborhood. Please note: Space is limited. Before each session, tickets are distributed to the first 30 adults beginning at 10 and 11 a.m.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, August 3
@ 10:30 a.m.
Tummy Time
Specialized floor time for babies from birth to 18 months and their caregivers. We will engage in simple lapsit and finger play exercises and sing songs and rhymes to help babies strengthen coordination and development through fun activities.
New Amsterdam LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Wed, August 3
@ 11 a.m.
Leggo my Legos — Block Time
Children are invited to sink their little hands in to piles of blocks. Also, bring a toy car and drive around our tiny town we have on the floor. Join us as children learn to sharpen and develop their interpersonal skills through play.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, August 3
@ 3 p.m.
Scene-It @ the Library - Feature Films
Join us on Wednesdays for viewings of incredible feature films! August 3, 2016 Title: Batman V Superman (2hr &33m Fearing that the actions of Superman are left unchecked, Batman takes on the Man of Steel, while the world wrestles with what kind of a hero it really needs. August 10, 2016 Title: Risen (1 hr& 47min) In 33 AD, a Roman Tribune in Judea is tasked to find the missing body of an executed Jew rumored to have risen from the dead. August 17,2016 Title: The Brothers Gr…
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
Wed, August 3
@ 4 p.m.
Story Time Outreach @ 90 Williams Street
The New Amsterdam Library takes Story Time out of the library to deliver read alouds and music to families and children at 90 Williams Street in Tribeca.
New Amsterdam LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, August 4
@ 10:30 a.m.
Story Time
Children and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other children in the neighborhood. Please note: Space is limited. Before each session, tickets are distributed to the first 30 adults beginning at 10 and 11 a.m.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, August 4
@ 11:30 a.m.
Story Time
Children and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other children in the neighborhood. Please note: Space is limited. Before each session, tickets are distributed to the first 30 adults beginning at 10 and 11 a.m.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, August 4
@ 3 p.m.
Open Lab
Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Laptops will be provided.
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Thu, August 4
@ 4 p.m.
Zentangle and Coloring
Chill out and relax as you doodle shapes and color geometric patterns.
New Amsterdam LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, August 5
@ 2 p.m.
Who's the King? Chess @ New Amsterdam
Adults and teens, beginners and masters, come to the New Amsterdam Library to play chess, checkers and scrabble and see who we crown The King. Join us every Friday from 2-4pm!
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
Sat, August 6
@ 11 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: New Amsterdam Library - August 2016
We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning half hour TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking to your child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate Level English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Sat, August 6
@ 2 p.m.
Family Films at the Library
Come to the New Amsterdam Library on Saturday afternoon and enjoy a fun family film. August 6, 2016 Title: The Secret World Of Arrietty (1 hr& 34min) The Clock family are four-inch-tall people who live anonymously in another family's residence, borrowing simple items to make their home. Life changes for the Clocks when their daughter, Arrietty, is discovered August 13, 2016 Title: Underdogs (1 hr & 46min) Table-soccer figurines come to life to battle a bully who wants t…
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults,
Children,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, August 8
@ 3:30 p.m.
Monday Madness
Come join us for either a fun craft, short movie, or a surprise activity.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, August 9
@ 10:30 a.m.
Story Time
Children and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other children in the neighborhood. Please note: Space is limited. Before each session, tickets are distributed to the first 30 adults beginning at 10 and 11 a.m.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, August 9
@ 11:30 a.m.
Story Time
Children and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other children in the neighborhood. Please note: Space is limited. Before each session, tickets are distributed to the first 30 adults beginning at 10 and 11 a.m.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, August 10
@ 10:30 a.m.
Tummy Time
Specialized floor time for babies from birth to 18 months and their caregivers. We will engage in simple lapsit and finger play exercises and sing songs and rhymes to help babies strengthen coordination and development through fun activities.
New Amsterdam LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Wed, August 10
@ 11 a.m.
Leggo my Legos — Block Time
Children are invited to sink their little hands in to piles of blocks. Also, bring a toy car and drive around our tiny town we have on the floor. Join us as children learn to sharpen and develop their interpersonal skills through play.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, August 10
@ 3 p.m.
Scene-It @ the Library - Feature Films
Join us on Wednesdays for viewings of incredible feature films! August 3, 2016 Title: Batman V Superman (2hr &33m Fearing that the actions of Superman are left unchecked, Batman takes on the Man of Steel, while the world wrestles with what kind of a hero it really needs. August 10, 2016 Title: Risen (1 hr& 47min) In 33 AD, a Roman Tribune in Judea is tasked to find the missing body of an executed Jew rumored to have risen from the dead. August 17,2016 Title: The Brothers Gr…
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
Wed, August 10
@ 5 p.m.
Adult Coloring
Colorings not just for kids! Adults come down to New Amsterdam Library and relive your childhood by coloring and retreiving some much needed relaxation!
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
Thu, August 11
@ 10:30 a.m.
Story Time
Children and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other children in the neighborhood. Please note: Space is limited. Before each session, tickets are distributed to the first 30 adults beginning at 10 and 11 a.m.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, August 11
@ 11:30 a.m.
Story Time
Children and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other children in the neighborhood. Please note: Space is limited. Before each session, tickets are distributed to the first 30 adults beginning at 10 and 11 a.m.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, August 11
@ 3 p.m.
Open Lab
Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Laptops will be provided.
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Fri, August 12
@ 2 p.m.
Who's the King? Chess @ New Amsterdam
Adults and teens, beginners and masters, come to the New Amsterdam Library to play chess, checkers and scrabble and see who we crown The King. Join us every Friday from 2-4pm!
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
Sat, August 13
@ 11 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: New Amsterdam Library - August 2016
We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning half hour TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking to your child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate Level English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Sat, August 13
@ 2 p.m.
Family Films at the Library
Come to the New Amsterdam Library on Saturday afternoon and enjoy a fun family film. August 6, 2016 Title: The Secret World Of Arrietty (1 hr& 34min) The Clock family are four-inch-tall people who live anonymously in another family's residence, borrowing simple items to make their home. Life changes for the Clocks when their daughter, Arrietty, is discovered August 13, 2016 Title: Underdogs (1 hr & 46min) Table-soccer figurines come to life to battle a bully who wants t…
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults,
Children,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Mon, August 15
@ 3:30 p.m.
Monday Madness
Come join us for either a fun craft, short movie, or a surprise activity.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, August 16
@ 10:30 a.m.
Story Time
Children and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other children in the neighborhood. Please note: Space is limited. Before each session, tickets are distributed to the first 30 adults beginning at 10 and 11 a.m.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, August 16
@ 11:30 a.m.
Story Time
Children and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other children in the neighborhood. Please note: Space is limited. Before each session, tickets are distributed to the first 30 adults beginning at 10 and 11 a.m.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, August 17
@ 10:30 a.m.
Tummy Time
Specialized floor time for babies from birth to 18 months and their caregivers. We will engage in simple lapsit and finger play exercises and sing songs and rhymes to help babies strengthen coordination and development through fun activities.
New Amsterdam LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Wed, August 17
@ 11 a.m.
Leggo my Legos — Block Time
Children are invited to sink their little hands in to piles of blocks. Also, bring a toy car and drive around our tiny town we have on the floor. Join us as children learn to sharpen and develop their interpersonal skills through play.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Wed, August 17
@ 3 p.m.
Scene-It @ the Library - Feature Films
Join us on Wednesdays for viewings of incredible feature films! August 3, 2016 Title: Batman V Superman (2hr &33m Fearing that the actions of Superman are left unchecked, Batman takes on the Man of Steel, while the world wrestles with what kind of a hero it really needs. August 10, 2016 Title: Risen (1 hr& 47min) In 33 AD, a Roman Tribune in Judea is tasked to find the missing body of an executed Jew rumored to have risen from the dead. August 17,2016 Title: The Brothers Gr…
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
Wed, August 17
@ 4 p.m.
Story Time Outreach @ 90 Williams Street
The New Amsterdam Library takes Story Time out of the library to deliver read alouds and music to families and children at 90 Williams Street in Tribeca.
New Amsterdam LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, August 18
@ 10:30 a.m.
Story Time
Children and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other children in the neighborhood. Please note: Space is limited. Before each session, tickets are distributed to the first 30 adults beginning at 10 and 11 a.m.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, August 18
@ 11:30 a.m.
Story Time
Children and their parents/caregivers can enjoy interactive stories, action songs, fingerplays, and spend time with other children in the neighborhood. Please note: Space is limited. Before each session, tickets are distributed to the first 30 adults beginning at 10 and 11 a.m.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Thu, August 18
@ 3 p.m.
Open Lab
Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Laptops will be provided.
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Fri, August 19
@ 2 p.m.
Who's the King? Chess @ New Amsterdam
Adults and teens, beginners and masters, come to the New Amsterdam Library to play chess, checkers and scrabble and see who we crown The King. Join us every Friday from 2-4pm!
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
Sat, August 20
@ 11 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: New Amsterdam Library - August 2016
We Are New York is an Emmy Award-winning half hour TV show created to help people practice English. Each story is about everyday situations, like going to the doctor or talking to your child's teacher. The characters speak slowly and clearly. Intermediate Level English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) learners will have the opportunity to learn English by watching We Are New York videos. Come to the library and meet other people who are practicing English, just like you. This program…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Mon, August 22
@ 3:30 p.m.
Monday Madness
Come join us for either a fun craft, short movie, or a surprise activity.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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