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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Wed, April 19
@ 11 a.m.
Singing Stories
The musical performance is interactive and incorporates the elements of composition, harmony, melody and rhythm. Mixing some very funny original and traditional songs with books, will have everyone laughing, singing and moving together. Best for children ages 3 to 5 years old. Presented by Lou Gallo
New Amsterdam LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, April 19
@ 11 a.m.
eLearning Concierge Service
In today's society technology is extremely important, but not everyone has the time to attend a class. Don't worry! We have the solution for you, visit the New Amsterdam Library where you can sign up for an informal one-on-one session with a concierge specialist. So, if your have trouble: Uploading your resume, or downloading that eBook? Can't get the hang of Microsoft Office? Or your just curious about other eResources at the Library? We're here to help Appointments will occur on…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Thu, April 20
@ 1 p.m.
A Moment of Zen: Meditation Group
Scientific studies show that just 10 minutes of meditation a day relieves stress and improves your health and well-being. Take time out of your busy schedule to come to the New Amsterdam library to learn meditation and find inner peace. Twice a month we will teach, practice and discuss meditation. No prior experience necessary -- just bring an open mind!
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
Fri, April 21
@ 12:30 p.m.
Postponed
Vision Board
Do you have a vision for yourself but don't quite know where to begin? Well we are here to help. Join us for a afternoon vision board program where we will create map out all the things you need to succeed at your personal goals. **This is an arts and craft program as well as a visionairy program.** Date: Friday April 21, 2017 Time: 12:30p- 1:45p All are welcome.
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
Fri, April 21
@ 2 p.m.
Who's the King? Chess @ New Amsterdam
All ages are welcome! Board games avialable upon request at the circulation desk. Join us every Friday from 2-4pm!
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
Sat, April 22
@ 11 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: New Amsterdam Library - April 2017
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, April 24
@ 11 a.m.
eLearning Concierge Service
In today's society technology is extremely important, but not everyone has the time to attend a class. Don't worry! We have the solution for you, visit the New Amsterdam Library where you can sign up for an informal one-on-one session with a concierge specialist. So, if your have trouble: Uploading your resume, or downloading that eBook? Can't get the hang of Microsoft Office? Or your just curious about other eResources at the Library? We're here to help Appointments will occur on…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Wed, April 26
@ 11 a.m.
eLearning Concierge Service
In today's society technology is extremely important, but not everyone has the time to attend a class. Don't worry! We have the solution for you, visit the New Amsterdam Library where you can sign up for an informal one-on-one session with a concierge specialist. So, if your have trouble: Uploading your resume, or downloading that eBook? Can't get the hang of Microsoft Office? Or your just curious about other eResources at the Library? We're here to help Appointments will occur on…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults
Wed, April 26
@ 3 p.m.
Canceled
Scene-It @ the Library - Feature Films
Join us on Wednesdays for viewings of incredible feature films! April 5, 2017 Title: Doctor Strange ( 1hrs & 55mins) A former neurosurgeon embarks on a journey of healing only to be drawn into the world of the mystic arts. April 12, 2017 Title: The Girl On The Train (1hr & 52 mins) A divorcee becomes entangled in a missing persons investigation that promises to send shockwaves throughout her life. April 19, 2017– Movie Canceled will resume the following Wednesday April…
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
Thu, April 27
@ 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: Thursdays April 6 and April 27 Time: 12:30p-1:30p Place: New Amsterdam Library (Auditorium)
New Amsterdam Library, AuditoriumAdults
Thu, April 27
@ 4 p.m.
Lego at the Library
Kids and Teens are invited to design, create and build unique creations during the Lego Free Build. All Lego blocks are provided, just bring your imagination!
New Amsterdam LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Fri, April 28
@ 12 a.m.
Lunch Time Open Mic
DO YOU HAVE A STORY TO TELL, A RAP TO RECITE OR A TUNE TO SING? JOIN US ON Fridays April 7 and 28, 2017, at 12:00pm, 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
Fri, April 28
@ 2 p.m.
Who's the King? Chess @ New Amsterdam
All ages are welcome! Board games avialable upon request at the circulation desk. Join us every Friday from 2-4pm!
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Adults
Sat, April 29
@ 11 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: New Amsterdam Library - April 2017
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
Fri, May 5
@ 12 noon
Coffee & Connections
New York has many great resources and services for people experiencing homelessness but it can be challenging to gain access to them. Every month we host an expert who will be available to answer your questions, and provide useful tips and information. Join us for coffee and connections every first Friday of the month. Coffee and Connections meets on the main floor. Upcoming sessions: January 6, 2017, February 3, 2017, March 3, 2017, April 7, 2017, May 5, 2017 and June 2, 2017 All Public…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
Persons Without Homes,
Adults
Wed, May 10
@ 4 p.m.
Not Your Mom's Book Club.
Have you finished a book that you're just dying to tell everyone about? Share with everyone what you loved or hated about any book, movie, CD or graphic novel. This is not your mom's book club where everyone talks about the same book!
New Amsterdam LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years)
Fri, June 2
@ 12 noon
Coffee & Connections
New York has many great resources and services for people experiencing homelessness but it can be challenging to gain access to them. Every month we host an expert who will be available to answer your questions, and provide useful tips and information. Join us for coffee and connections every first Friday of the month. Coffee and Connections meets on the main floor. Upcoming sessions: January 6, 2017, February 3, 2017, March 3, 2017, April 7, 2017, May 5, 2017 and June 2, 2017 All Public…
New Amsterdam LibraryAdults,
50+,
Persons Without Homes,
Adults
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