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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, August 29
@ 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 30
@ 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 30
@ 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
Tue, August 30
@ 3:30 p.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Shopping Online
Learn on to protect yourself when shopping online, as well as what services are available and how to take full advantage of them.
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, August 31
@ 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 31
@ 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 31
@ 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 31
@ 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 31
@ 4:15 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
Thu, September 1
@ 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, September 1
@ 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, September 1
@ 3 p.m.
Open Lab
Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Laptops will be provided.
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Fri, September 2
@ 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, September 3
@ 2 p.m.
Family Films at the Library
Come to the New Amsterdam Library on Saturday afternoon and enjoy a fun family film. ** Movie titles will be posted shortly ** September 3, 2016 Title: September 10, 2016 Title: September 17, 2016 Title: September 24,2016 Title: **Please note that running times may vary and titles may be subject to change.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults,
Children,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, September 6
@ 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, September 6
@ 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
Tue, September 6
@ 3:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS Word for Beginners
Learn the basic features of Microsoft Word 2010, a word processing program you can use to create documents. Topics include: entering and editing text, saving files, and various formatting options.
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, September 7
@ 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, September 7
@ 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, September 7
@ 3 p.m.
Scene-It @ the Library - Feature Films
Join us on Wednesdays for viewings of incredible feature films! ** Movie titles will be post shortly ** September 7, 2016 Title: September 14, 2016 Title: September 21,2016 Title: September 28, 2016 Title: August 31, 2016 Title: **Please note that running times may vary and titles may be subject to change.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
Thu, September 8
@ 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, September 8
@ 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, September 8
@ 3 p.m.
Open Lab
Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Laptops will be provided.
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Fri, September 9
@ 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, September 10
@ 11 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: New Amsterdam Library - September 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, September 10
@ 2 p.m.
Family Films at the Library
Come to the New Amsterdam Library on Saturday afternoon and enjoy a fun family film. ** Movie titles will be posted shortly ** September 3, 2016 Title: September 10, 2016 Title: September 17, 2016 Title: September 24,2016 Title: **Please note that running times may vary and titles may be subject to change.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults,
Children,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Tue, September 13
@ 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, September 13
@ 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
Tue, September 13
@ 3:30 p.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
MS Word - Creating Tables
Learn the basic of creating tables in Microsoft Word 2010.
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Wed, September 14
@ 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, September 14
@ 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, September 14
@ 3 p.m.
Scene-It @ the Library - Feature Films
Join us on Wednesdays for viewings of incredible feature films! ** Movie titles will be post shortly ** September 7, 2016 Title: September 14, 2016 Title: September 21,2016 Title: September 28, 2016 Title: August 31, 2016 Title: **Please note that running times may vary and titles may be subject to change.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
Wed, September 14
@ 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, September 15
@ 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, September 15
@ 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, September 15
@ 3 p.m.
Open Lab
Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance! Laptops will be provided.
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Fri, September 16
@ 12 noon
Money Makes Sense
Teach financial literacy skills to people supported by AHRCNYC who need to understand how to save money. During an hour and fifteen minute workshop volunteers are paired with 1 or 2 people to discuss concepts about money management. Volunteers will help people think about how they are spending money and ways in which they can increase their savings, improve their budgeting skills and understand credit and credit ratings. This program utilizes different activities to assist people with understand…
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Persons with Disabilities,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Fri, September 16
@ 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, September 17
@ 10 a.m.
Farm Fresh Festival for Kids
WE'RE BRINGING THE FARM TO THE CITY! The Farm Fresh Festival for Kids is a free community event to connect kids and families to a wholesome and magical farm experience in NYC! The theme of the Farm Fresh Festival for Kids is: EAT, LEARN, PLAY AT THE FARM! On Saturday, September 17th, 2016, The Seaport District in Lower Manhattan will be transformed into an interactive and experiential farm environment for kids and families.The Seaport District will come alive with the sights, tastes, play, a…
New Amsterdam LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
College & Graduate Students,
English Language Learners,
Families,
Children
Sat, September 17
@ 11 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: New Amsterdam Library - September 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
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