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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Sat, December 2
@ 2 p.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, December 2
@ 2 p.m.
FAMILY FILM
Come to the library and watch a movie on our big screen.
New Dorp LibraryFamilies
Mon, December 4
@ 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. More Info Audience: Children, Pre-schoolers (3-5 years), School Age (5-12 years), Children
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, December 4
@ 5 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
Tue, December 5
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 5: Pivot Tables
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, December 5
@ 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 5
@ 2 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 5
@ 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, December 5
@ 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, December 6
@ 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, December 6
@ 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, December 6
@ 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 7
@ 3:30 p.m.
IMAGINATION STATION
Come to the library and make a fun craft using your imagination.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, December 7
@ 5 p.m.
SPELL IT, WRITE IT, READ IT
Is your child having trouble with spelling, if so we can help. Grades 1-3 with caregiver.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, December 8
@ 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, December 8
@ 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, December 8
@ 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 8
@ 2:30 p.m.
Book Discussion Group
My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout 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 9
@ 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, December 9
@ 2 p.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, December 9
@ 2 p.m.
FAMILY FILM
Come to the library and watch a movie on our big screen.
New Dorp LibraryFamilies
Mon, December 11
@ 11 a.m.
Winter Candle Craft
Learn how to create beautiful photo candles by using tissue paper, wax paper, and a hair-dryer.
New Dorp LibraryAdults,
50+,
Adults
Mon, December 11
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
TEDDY AND ME STORYTIME
Bring your teddy bear to the library and we will read stories to our teddy bear and make a simple craft. Ages 3 & up with caregiver.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, December 11
@ 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. More Info Audience: Children, Pre-schoolers (3-5 years), School Age (5-12 years), Children
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, December 12
@ 10 a.m.
Microsoft Office 2010
Excel Genius Class 6: VLOOKUP and INDEX/MATCH
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, December 12
@ 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 12
@ 2 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 12
@ 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, December 12
@ 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, December 13
@ 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, December 13
@ 3 p.m.
Poof! Life in a Vacuum
Where does space begin? How far away is the Moon? Where did the space shuttles go? These questions and more are answered as students discover the USS Intrepid’s role in the Space Race. Using a bell jar and vacuum pump, Museum educators will mimic the vacuum of space! Your students will first predict, then discover what happens to various objects when they are exposed to a vacuum and then make the connection to how the human body would react to the vacuum of space. For ages 13 - 18 years old. Pr…
New Dorp LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Wed, December 13
@ 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 13
@ 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 14
@ 5 p.m.
FAMILY LITERACY WORKSHOP - ENHANCING STORY TIME AT HOME WITH A CRAFT
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, December 15
@ 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, December 15
@ 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, December 15
@ 1:30 p.m.
American Mah Jongg
Get together to swap tiles and stories with other patrons from the neighborhood.
New Dorp LibraryAdults
Sat, December 16
@ 11 a.m.
MUSIC AND MOVEMENT PROGRAM
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 LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Sat, December 16
@ 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, December 16
@ 2 p.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
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