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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Sat, October 29
@ 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
Mon, October 31
@ 4:30 p.m.
EARLY CHILDHOOD LITERACY CLASS
In this class caregivers will use the materials provided to work with their child on developing their early literacy skills. For ages 2 to 4 with caregivers. Space is limited please register one week before.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, November 1
@ 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, November 1
@ 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, November 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
Wed, November 2
@ 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, November 2
@ 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, November 2
@ 4 p.m.
PICTURE BOOK TIME/READ ALOUD
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, November 2
@ 4:30 p.m.
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, November 3
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
FIVE SENSES
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at 30 library locations! A family program designed for preschool children and their caregivers, these sessions will be a hands-on exploration of the five senses hearing, touch, smell, taste and sight. Workshop series is FREE. Programs in a Box is generously supported by the Andreas C. Dracopoulos Family Endowment for Young Audiences and the Estate of Mary McConnell Bailey.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, November 4
@ 10:30 a.m.
BABY RHYME TIME
For ages birth to 1 ½ years and caregiver. Bring your baby to an interactive program with simple books, gentle movement and songs. Meet other babies & caregiver in the community.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Fri, November 4
@ 11:30 a.m.
TODDLER RHYME TIME AND 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, November 4
@ 1:30 p.m.
American Mah Jongg
Get together to swap tiles and stories with other patrons from the neighborhood.
New Dorp LibraryAdults
Fri, November 4
@ 2:30 p.m.
Teen Advisory Group
Join our Teen Advisory Group and get hands on experience volunteering for the Library. Earn Community Service hours by attending our monthly meetings and giving us your input! What's happening in your world? What’s the hottest book, movie, or cd right now? What programs does the library need? This is a great way to meet new friends and get involved in what goes on here at the New Dorp Library. For ages 12-18.
New Dorp LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, November 4
@ 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, November 5
@ 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, November 5
@ 2 p.m.
FAMILY FILM SATURDAY
Come to the library and watch a movie on our big screen.
New Dorp LibraryFamilies
Mon, November 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)
Mon, November 7
@ 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, November 8
@ 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, November 8
@ 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, November 8
@ 4 p.m.
PRESCHOOL TIME
Enjoy books, finger plays, action ryhmes and a simple craft.For ages 2 1/2 to 5 years and caregiver.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, November 9
@ 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, November 9
@ 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, November 9
@ 4 p.m.
PICTURE BOOK TIME/READ ALOUD
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, November 9
@ 4:30 p.m.
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, November 10
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
FIVE SENSES
Get ready for some ooey gooey family fun in this new five-session workshop, offered at 30 library locations! A family program designed for preschool children and their caregivers, these sessions will be a hands-on exploration of the five senses hearing, touch, smell, taste and sight. Workshop series is FREE. Programs in a Box is generously supported by the Andreas C. Dracopoulos Family Endowment for Young Audiences and the Estate of Mary McConnell Bailey.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, November 11
@ 10:30 a.m.
BABY RHYME TIME
For ages birth to 1 ½ years and caregiver. Bring your baby to an interactive program with simple books, gentle movement and songs. Meet other babies & caregiver in the community.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Fri, November 11
@ 11:30 a.m.
TODDLER RHYME TIME AND 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, November 11
@ 3:30 p.m.
Mutt-i-grees
The North Shore Animal League brings in a shelter animal to show the wonders of empathy. Working together to create an adoption poster, teens help an animal to find a forever home – they give voice to the voiceless. We will give a brief on Animal League America, which is the world’s largest no-kill adoption shelter, and the origin of the word Mutt-i-gree. For ages 12 to 18 years old.
New Dorp LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Sat, November 12
@ 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, November 12
@ 2 p.m.
FAMILY FILM SATURDAY
Come to the library and watch a movie on our big screen.
New Dorp LibraryFamilies
Mon, November 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)
Mon, November 14
@ 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.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, November 15
@ 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, November 15
@ 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, November 15
@ 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, November 15
@ 4:30 p.m.
EARLY CHILDHOOD LITERACY CLASS
In this class caregivers will use the materials provided to work with their child on developing their early literacy skills. For ages 2 to 4 with caregivers. Space is limited please register one week before.
New Dorp LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, November 16
@ 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, November 16
@ 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)
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