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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 2 p.m.
FAMILY FILM SATURDAY
Come to the library and watch a movie on our big screen.
New Dorp LibraryFamilies
Mon, December 5
@ 2:30 p.m.
Teen Café
Come join us for fun in the community room. Just come and hang out with your friends! Bring your snacks, soda, coffee, homework, iPod, check out a laptop and browse the Internet. Ages 12 - 18.
New Dorp LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 5
@ 4 p.m.
TEDDY AND ME TIME
Bring your teddy bear to the library and we will read stories to our teddy bear. Ages 3 & up with caregiver.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, December 6
@ 10 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and individualized assistance from a TechConnect instructor! Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, December 6
@ 1 p.m.
Stay Well for Seniors
Join us for a fun exercise class for all ability levels! Senior volunteers trained by staff from the Health Promotion Services unit of NYC's Department for the Aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for all ability levels. No special clothing or equipment is necessary. Those participating in the exercises must sign an activity release form.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, December 6
@ 2:30 p.m.
Writing Workshop with Ellen Aug Lytle
Anyone interested in any type of writing is invited to participate. Each student is required to bring only a pen and pad. We do "free writing" exercises in class. These warm-ups help to loosen all the debris we accumulate, sometimes for decades. Imagination is also coaxed and brought out. This event is funded in part by Poets & Writers with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Tue, December 6
@ 4 p.m.
PRESCHOOL TIME & PHUN WITH PHONETICS!
Enjoy books, finger plays, action ryhmes and a simple craft.For ages 2 1/2 to 5 years and caregiver. After craft head over to the community room to play games with your child to help develop new words.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, December 7
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
New Dorp LibraryAdults
Wed, December 7
@ 2:30 p.m.
Teen Café
Come join us for fun in the community room. Just come and hang out with your friends! Bring your snacks, soda, coffee, homework, iPod, check out a laptop and browse the Internet. Ages 12 - 18.
New Dorp LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, December 7
@ 4 p.m.
PICTURE BOOK TIME
Enjoy hearing books read aloud, fingerplays action rhymes and coloring. For ages 3 years and up with caregiver.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, December 7
@ 5 p.m.
Programs in a Box
LEGO FREE PLAY
We have legos! Come to the library and build whatever you want. Ages 3 & up with caregiver.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, December 8
@ 5:30 p.m.
Book Buzz
Attention Book Lovers! Want to learn about future bestsellers BEFORE they become bestsellers? How about a chance to read books BEFORE they are published? Our library is hosting a Random House Rep who will buzz about forthcoming books and give readers the inside scoop on summer and fall titles. Advanced Readers Copies, book catalogs, and Keep Calm and Read On tote bags will be available for attendees.
New Dorp LibraryAdults
Fri, December 9
@ 10:30 a.m.
BABY RHYME TIME
Bring your baby to an interactive program with simple books, gentle movement and songs. Meet other babies & caregivers in the community. For ages birth to 1 1/2 years.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Fri, December 9
@ 11:30 a.m.
TODDLER RHYME TIME & TOY TIME
For ages 1 ½ - 2 ½ years and caregiver.Bring your toddler to an interactive program featuring, books, finger plays, songs and rhymes, followed by unstructured play time. Network with other caregivers and provide social opportunities for your toddler.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Fri, December 9
@ 1:30 p.m.
American Mah Jongg
Get together to swap tiles and stories with other patrons from the neighborhood.
New Dorp LibraryAdults
Fri, December 9
@ 2:30 p.m.
Book Discussion Group
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zore Neale Hurston Books will be loaned to participants. Please contact the New Dorp Library to reserve your copy. Participants are expected to read the book in advance of the meeting and come prepared to take part in the discussion.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
Book Lovers
Sat, December 10
@ 2 p.m.
FAMILY FILM SATURDAY
Come to the library and watch a movie on our big screen.
New Dorp LibraryFamilies
Mon, December 12
@ 2:30 p.m.
Teen Café
Come join us for fun in the community room. Just come and hang out with your friends! Bring your snacks, soda, coffee, homework, iPod, check out a laptop and browse the Internet. Ages 12 - 18.
New Dorp LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 12
@ 4 p.m.
Abracadabra
Children will be wowed and amazed at the sleight of hand tricks and the comedic talents of Children's Magician Evan Paquette. Evan holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Theater and uses magic to both entertain and promote learning. As a special treat, after the 40 minute interactive magic show, Evan leads a short hands-on workshop for the kids to test their own magical abilities. Recommended for children ages 4 and older. Presented by Urban Stages.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, December 13
@ 10 a.m.
Internet and Email (All Levels)
Internet for Beginners
An introduction to the Internet, including getting connected, using a web browser, and navigating web pages. Learn how to find information online using search engines and subject directories.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, December 13
@ 1 p.m.
Stay Well for Seniors
Join us for a fun exercise class for all ability levels! Senior volunteers trained by staff from the Health Promotion Services unit of NYC's Department for the Aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for all ability levels. No special clothing or equipment is necessary. Those participating in the exercises must sign an activity release form.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, December 13
@ 2:30 p.m.
Writing Workshop with Ellen Aug Lytle
Anyone interested in any type of writing is invited to participate. Each student is required to bring only a pen and pad. We do "free writing" exercises in class. These warm-ups help to loosen all the debris we accumulate, sometimes for decades. Imagination is also coaxed and brought out. This event is funded in part by Poets & Writers with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Tue, December 13
@ 4 p.m.
PRESCHOOL TIME & PHUN WITH PHONETICS!
Enjoy books, finger plays, action ryhmes and a simple craft.For ages 2 1/2 to 5 years and caregiver. After craft head over to the community room to play games with your child to help develop new words.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, December 14
@ 10:30 a.m.
TechConnect
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and get one-on-one assistance!
New Dorp LibraryAdults
Wed, December 14
@ 2:30 p.m.
Teen Café
Come join us for fun in the community room. Just come and hang out with your friends! Bring your snacks, soda, coffee, homework, iPod, check out a laptop and browse the Internet. Ages 12 - 18.
New Dorp LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, December 14
@ 4 p.m.
PICTURE BOOK TIME
Enjoy hearing books read aloud, fingerplays action rhymes and coloring. For ages 3 years and up with caregiver.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, December 14
@ 5 p.m.
Programs in a Box
LEGO FREE PLAY
We have legos! Come to the library and build whatever you want. Ages 3 & up with caregiver.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, December 15
@ 3:30 p.m.
Tween Craft
Kids ages 9 - 12, join us after school for a cool craft!
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Thu, December 15
@ 4 p.m.
AROUND THE WORLD STORIES AND CRAFT
Come to the library and learn about different parts of the world. Enjoy stories about different cultures and a craft. Ages 3 & up with caregiver. We will be learning about Mexico.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, December 16
@ 10:30 a.m.
BABY RHYME TIME
Bring your baby to an interactive program with simple books, gentle movement and songs. Meet other babies & caregivers in the community. For ages birth to 1 1/2 years.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Fri, December 16
@ 11:30 a.m.
TODDLER RHYME TIME & TOY TIME
For ages 1 ½ - 2 ½ years and caregiver.Bring your toddler to an interactive program featuring, books, finger plays, songs and rhymes, followed by unstructured play time. Network with other caregivers and provide social opportunities for your toddler.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Fri, December 16
@ 1:30 p.m.
American Mah Jongg
Get together to swap tiles and stories with other patrons from the neighborhood.
New Dorp LibraryAdults
Fri, December 16
@ 2:30 p.m.
Teen Essay/Resume Help
Bring in a draft of your homework assignment, college application essay, or resume and work with one of our teen librarians to polish it!
New Dorp LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, December 17
@ 2 p.m.
FAMILY FILM SATURDAY
Come to the library and watch a movie on our big screen.
New Dorp LibraryFamilies
Mon, December 19
@ 2:30 p.m.
Teen Café
Come join us for fun in the community room. Just come and hang out with your friends! Bring your snacks, soda, coffee, homework, iPod, check out a laptop and browse the Internet. Ages 12 - 18.
New Dorp LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Mon, December 19
@ 4 p.m.
MAD SCIENTISTS MONDAY'S
Join us as we journey into the unknown! Mad Scientists will focus on science lessons coupled with fun experiments. Ages 5 & up with caregiver.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, December 20
@ 10 a.m.
Supervised Lab
Open Lab
Are you having trouble with your email? Don't know how to cut and paste? Curious about Twitter? Bring your technology questions and individualized assistance from a TechConnect instructor! Assistance is offered on a first-come first-served basis.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, December 20
@ 1 p.m.
Stay Well for Seniors
Join us for a fun exercise class for all ability levels! Senior volunteers trained by staff from the Health Promotion Services unit of NYC's Department for the Aging will lead participants in a well-balanced series of exercises for all ability levels. No special clothing or equipment is necessary. Those participating in the exercises must sign an activity release form.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, December 20
@ 2:30 p.m.
Writing Workshop with Ellen Aug Lytle
Anyone interested in any type of writing is invited to participate. Each student is required to bring only a pen and pad. We do "free writing" exercises in class. These warm-ups help to loosen all the debris we accumulate, sometimes for decades. Imagination is also coaxed and brought out. This event is funded in part by Poets & Writers with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
College & Graduate Students,
Young Adults/Pre GED (16-24 years),
Adults
Tue, December 20
@ 4 p.m.
PRESCHOOL TIME & PHUN WITH PHONETICS!
Enjoy books, finger plays, action ryhmes and a simple craft.For ages 2 1/2 to 5 years and caregiver. After craft head over to the community room to play games with your child to help develop new words.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
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