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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Today
@ 1:30 p.m.
American Mah Jongg
Get together to swap tiles and stories with other patrons from the neighborhood.
New Dorp LibraryAdults
Today
@ 2:30 p.m.
Book Discussion Group
Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly Poetry Collection available for pickup in the branch 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, April 21
@ 11 a.m.
FREE HOMEWORK HELP: MATH & READING AM SESSION
Reading help from pre-kindergarten through 3rd grade. Math help from pre-kindergarten through 8th grade. First come first served. Space is limited. Register in person. Sign-up list will start when the library opens that day.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, April 21
@ 11 a.m.
FREE HOMEWORK HELP: MATH & READING PM SESSION
Reading help from pre-kindergarten through 3rd grade. Math help from pre-kindergarten through 8th grade. First come first served. Space is limited. Register in person. Sign-up list will start when the library opens that day.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, April 21
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
MUSIC & MOVEMENT
Sing, dance, and reveal your inner musician at our music and movement time for children ages 1 to 5 and their caregivers. Our music time is dynamic and interactive, so come ready to participate in the fun.
New Dorp LibraryBusinesspeople,
Children,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, April 21
@ 2 p.m.
FAMILY FILM
Come to the library and watch a movie on our big screen.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Sat, April 21
@ 2 p.m.
Community Conversations
Peaceful Assembly
A monthly meeting on Saturday afternoons at 2:00pm will be for those who want to discuss ideas, concerns, current events & their impact on democracy. All are welcome. -- The 1960's was a watershed era in American history and the spirit of the decade never truly left us. We hope to address this momentous time through rich programming for all ages that commemorates, celebrates, and explores the 1960's. Check out this page for more events and information! Community Conversations The br…
New Dorp LibraryAdults
Mon, April 23
@ 11:30 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: New Dorp Library - April 2018
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 Dorp LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Mon, April 23
@ 4 p.m.
MAD SCIENTIST MONDAYS
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
Mon, April 23
@ 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
Tue, April 24
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 2: Conditional Stat Functions
Excel Genius is a new set of classes aimed at students who have taken the Beginner and Intermediate Excel courses, or who have good fundamental knowledge of Excel, and who would like to gain a deeper understanding of the world’s most popular spreadsheet application. Each class will cover a topic in depth and then give students exercises that apply that knowledge to real world situations. While we recommend that students take the classes in order, there are no attendance requirements, and stude…
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, April 24
@ 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, April 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
TWEEN TUESDAYS
Tweens, come join us for an hour of fun in the community room. Take a break from homework and come enjoy crafts, video games, and hanging out every Tuesday.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, April 24
@ 3:30 p.m.
FREE HOMEWORK HELP: MATH & READING TUESDAYS
Reading help from pre-kindergarten through 3rd grade. Math help from pre-kindergarten through 8th grade. First come, first served. Space is limited. Register in person. Sign-up list will start when the library opens that day.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, April 24
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
PRESCHOOL STORYTIME: 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 community room to play games with your child to develop new words.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, April 25
@ 11 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, April 25
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
FAMILY STORYTIME - 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, April 25
@ 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, April 26
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
FAMILY PLAYTIME
Come spend quality family time and get to know other parents/caregivers at our family playtime. Children's toys will be provided. For children ages 3-5 years old and families.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, April 26
@ 4 p.m.
SPELL IT, WRITE IT, READ IT
Is your child having trouble with spelling, if so this program can help.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, April 26
@ 5 p.m.
Early Literacy
FAMILY LITERACY WORKSHOP
Parents and caregivers, come learn about fun, easy ways to encourage literacy at home! Through these workshops you will learn how to develop your child's pre-literacy skills to help prepare them to become successful readers at an early age!
New Dorp LibraryParents/Caregivers
Fri, April 27
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
BABY STORYTIME: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, April 27
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
TODDLER STORYTIME: TODDLER RHYME 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, April 27
@ 1:30 p.m.
American Mah Jongg
Get together to swap tiles and stories with other patrons from the neighborhood.
New Dorp LibraryAdults
Sat, April 28
@ 11 a.m.
FREE HOMEWORK HELP: MATH & READING AM SESSION
Reading help from pre-kindergarten through 3rd grade. Math help from pre-kindergarten through 8th grade. First come first served. Space is limited. Register in person. Sign-up list will start when the library opens that day.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, April 28
@ 11 a.m.
FREE HOMEWORK HELP: MATH & READING PM SESSION
Reading help from pre-kindergarten through 3rd grade. Math help from pre-kindergarten through 8th grade. First come first served. Space is limited. Register in person. Sign-up list will start when the library opens that day.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, April 28
@ 11 a.m.
Early Literacy
MUSIC & MOVEMENT
Sing, dance, and reveal your inner musician at our music and movement time for children ages 1 to 5 and their caregivers. Our music time is dynamic and interactive, so come ready to participate in the fun.
New Dorp LibraryBusinesspeople,
Children,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, April 28
@ 2 p.m.
FAMILY FILM
Come to the library and watch a movie on our big screen.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Children
Sat, April 28
@ 2 p.m.
Read With Me
Read With Me is a library event where a parent signs up a child to read aloud to Laddie Boy, a therapy dog for 15 minutes each. Limit of 4 children, ages 7 - 11. Pre registration required (Registration opens April 21st).
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, April 30
@ 11:30 a.m.
English for Speakers of Other Languages
We Are New York (WANY) English Conversation Groups: New Dorp Library - April 2018
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 Dorp LibraryAdults,
English Language Learners,
Immigrants
Mon, April 30
@ 4 p.m.
AROUND THE WORLD STORIES & 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.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, April 30
@ 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
Tue, May 1
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 4: Tables and Data Validation
Excel Genius is a new set of classes aimed at students who have taken the Beginner and Intermediate Excel courses, or who have good fundamental knowledge of Excel, and who would like to gain a deeper understanding of the world’s most popular spreadsheet application. Each class will cover a topic in depth and then give students exercises that apply that knowledge to real world situations. While we recommend that students take the classes in order, there are no attendance requirements, and stude…
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Tue, May 1
@ 3:30 p.m.
TWEEN TUESDAYS
Tweens, come join us for an hour of fun in the community room. Take a break from homework and come enjoy crafts, video games, and hanging out every Tuesday.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, May 1
@ 3:30 p.m.
FREE HOMEWORK HELP MATH & READING TUESDAYS
Reading help from pre-kindergarten through 3rd grade. Math help from pre-kindergarten through 8th grade. First come, first served. Space is limited. Register in person. Sign-up list will start when the library opens that day.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, May 1
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
PRESCHOOL STORYTIME: 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 community room to play games with your child to develop new words.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, May 2
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
FAMILY STORYTIME: 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, May 2
@ 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, May 3
@ 11:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
FAMILY PLAYTIME
Come spend quality family time and get to know other parents/caregivers at our family playtime. Children's toys will be provided. For children ages 3-5 years old and families.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Thu, May 3
@ 4 p.m.
PIPSQUEAK PICASSO
Follow along with Miss Taylor as you learn how to paint a picture step-by-step. All materials provided. Ages 6-12 with caregiver. Registration Requ​ired.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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