Event List

Monday June 18, 2018
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Wee Ones
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

An interactive program for one year old walkers with an adult. Join Miss Amy for playtime, stories, songs and more! Please register in advance with a New City or West Nyack library card.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Wee Ones
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

An interactive program for one year old walkers with an adult. Join Miss Amy for playtime, stories, songs and more! Please register in advance with a New City or West Nyack library card.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Chronicles Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Chronicles is a new reading group! We’ll be reading histories and historical fiction dealing with Rockland County and the surrounding area. Our first meeting will be Monday, June 18th at 7pm, where we’ll talk about ideas for future reads.  Regular meetings will then follow on each 3rd Monday of the month at 7pm.

June 18th  Input and planning meeting.

July 16th  Palisades Park by Alan Brennert.

August 20th The Tappan Zee Bridge and the Forging of the Rockland Suburb by Roger Panetta.

CONTACT:  Joe Barbieri  634-4997 x123  jbarbieri@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Keep This, Toss That
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Author and organizer Jamie Novak solves some of the common challenges of decluttering with humor and energy.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Tuesday June 19, 2018
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Terrific Twos
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

A 45 minute program for a two-year-old and adult working together. Learn fingerplays and songs, listen to a fun book, play the matching game, learn some sign language and enjoy a simple craft together.  

Due to fire code regulations please bring only the child who is registered for the program.
Register for the Summer Session beginning May 15, 2018.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards.

CONTACT:    845-634-4997 x121  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Imagination Station
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Preschoolers ages 3-5--it's time to visit the Imagination Station.  Each week we'll have a fun activity just for you!  We might use our imaginations to play dress up, play some music, see a movie, make a craft, use puppets or listen to some fun stories.  The activity will change each week.

Today's activity is:  Story Closet

Enjoy dress-up, stories, and crafts that are just the right size for preschoolers.

Open to holders of New City or West Nyack Library cards.  Limited space available on a first-come, first-served basis.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Social Q’s: Facebook Q+A
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Bring your questions about Facebook to this hands-on class for beginner and intermediate Facebook users. Attendees must have an activated account. Register online or call 634-4997 ext. 139 beginning June 12.

CONTACT:  Dana Munsch    dmunsch@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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Collette Fournier Photography
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Local photographer Collette Fournier shares selections from four decades of her photography archives, covering black and white to color imagery and film to digital capture.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Wednesday June 20, 2018
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Patty Cake Club
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Drop in for coffee and cake while the kids have some free play time! This unstructured program is an opportunity to meet with your neighbors, have a chat, and let the little ones get some socializing time in! Parents must supervise their children, as there will be no formal program run by a librarian. We will have age-appropriate toys, puzzles, etc. available for the group. There is limited space, so please come on time or a little early. Hope to see you there!

CONTACT:  Mrs B    
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Chair Yoga
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

In this five-week class, led by Rochelle Spooner, participants will learn to still the mind and stretch the body. Registration is required, starting May 29. Call 634-4997, ext. 139

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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FACTS Book Club
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Tie-Dying!
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Learn how to fold, treat and dye clothing!  Please note that because the dye can stain, children should wear old clothing.  All materials will be provided, HOWEVER, children may bring extra t-shirts, pillow cases, socks or other ALL COTTON WHITE items that they would like to dye.  This program is for children entering grades 5 and 6 with New City or West Nyack library cards.  Registration begins on June 15th, 2018  Because this program takes place outdoors, a raindate of July 5th at 2:00 p.m. may be necessary.

LOCATION: Other
There are 3 spaces available.
 
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In Other Worlds... Book Group
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

A Speculative Fiction book group.

For this month, we are reading:

 

LOCATION: Conference Room
Thursday June 21, 2018
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Baby & Me
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Babies (3 months - 12months, pre-walkers) and a caregiver can join us for stories and songs. A New City or West Nyack Library card is required. 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Terrific Twos
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

A 45 minute program for a two-year-old and adult working together. Learn fingerplays and songs, listen to a fun book, play the matching game, learn some sign language and enjoy a simple craft together.   Due to fire code regulations, please bring only the child who is registered for the program.

Register for the Summer Session beginning May 15th, 2018.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards. 

 

CONTACT:  J. Makoujy  845-634-4997  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
CONTACT:  Community Relations  634-4997, ext. 134  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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NCL Board Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
CONTACT:  Marianne Silver  Ext. 111  msilver@rcls.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Friday June 22, 2018
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just 3's
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

A program designed for a three-year-old and adult working together.  We'll explore a different theme each week through a variety of fun activities including: fingerplays, songs, sign language, books, science activities, crafts and take home materials in order to reinforce the concepts learned.  We'll pull an item each week out of the "Surprise Bag" and explore the topic together.   Due to fire code regulations, please bring only the child who is registered for the program.
 Registration is open to holders of  New City or West Nyack Library cards. 

  Register for the Summer Session beginning May 15th.

CONTACT:    845-634-4997 x121  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Bubble Bus
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Help us kick off the Summer Reading Club!  The Bubble Bus is going to be here to spread the message that "Libraries Rock!"  Enjoy music and tons of bubbles.  Be sure to register for the Summer Reading Club with your New City Library card.

LOCATION: Other
Saturday June 23, 2018
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Turtle Dance Music Concert
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Sensory-Friendly Music, Bubble and Comedy Show engages children with songs, comedy, robots, bubbles, music technology and original stories about why engineers, architects and designers rock! The show is crafted to be inclusive for all children, including children on the Autism Spectrum. Must present your New City or W. Nyack library card at the door for admission to the program.  Please ONE ADULT PER CHILD, so that we may seat as many children as possible.  Thank you for your cooperation.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Monday June 25, 2018
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Wee Ones
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

An interactive program for one year old walkers with an adult. Join Miss Amy for playtime, stories, songs and more! Please register in advance with a New City or West Nyack library card.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Wee Ones
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

An interactive program for one year old walkers with an adult. Join Miss Amy for playtime, stories, songs and more! Please register in advance with a New City or West Nyack library card.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Help with Overdrive eBooks and Digital Magazines
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Drop in anytime during this two-hour session for help with downloading eBooks from Overdrive and accessing digital content from your library.

CONTACT:  Brian Jennings  x127  bjennings@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Adult Painting Workshop: Monet's Water Lilies
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Explore the amazing world of Monet’s brilliant waterscapes and then create your own using blended oil pastels and watercolors. Limited registration begins June 11. Call 634-4997, ext. 139.

CONTACT:  Community Relations  634-4997, ext. 134  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Investigating Mysteries
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
CONTACT:  Nancy Moskowitz  634-4997 ex. 140  nmoskowitz@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
Tuesday June 26, 2018
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Terrific Twos
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

A 45 minute program for a two-year-old and adult working together. Learn fingerplays and songs, listen to a fun book, play the matching game, learn some sign language and enjoy a simple craft together.  

Due to fire code regulations please bring only the child who is registered for the program.
Register for the Summer Session beginning May 15, 2018.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards.

CONTACT:    845-634-4997 x121  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Storytime with Special Guest Jacob!
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

This drop-in storytime is best for good little listeners ages 3 and up. Jacob will be here with his guitar and we'll sing some fun songs!

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Battle of the Books Discussion
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Open to all teens.  You do not have to participate in Battle of the Books to attend the discussions.  Books will be available in the lobby to take out.  Battle participants will receive their own copy.  No registration necessary.  This week's book is Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones.

CONTACT:  Mary Phillips  634-4997 ex. 137  mphillips@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Online Records from the Rockland County Archives
7:00 PM - 8:15 PM

Speaker Joe Barbieri will cover looking up records available online from the Rockland County Archives - it may save you a trip to Pomona!

A brief meeting of the Genealogical Society of Rockland County will preceed the lecture.

CONTACT:  Joe Barbieri  634-4997 x123  jbabrieri@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Wednesday June 27, 2018
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Chair Yoga
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
In this five-week class, led by Rochelle Spooner, participants will learn to still the mind and stretch the body. Registration is required, starting May 29. Call 634-4997, ext. 139
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Telling Your Life Story: A Writing Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Learn the basic techniques of thinking, writing and sharing elements of your life with personal historian Judy Berkun. Limited registration begins June 13. Call 634-4997, ext. 139.

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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LED Fabric Bookmarks
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Create a light-up bookmark!  Combine your sewing skills, your circuitry skills, and your creativity to make your own reading tool!   Children 8 and older can register with a New City or West Nyack Library card.  Registration begins June 15th.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
There are 3 spaces available.
 
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Mr. Kurt at Night!
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Every toddler's favorite performer entertains at night too!  Enjoy music, singing, dancing and Bubbles!
recommended for 12months (walkers) and up.
Open to holders of New City or West Nyack Library cards.
Limited seating on a first-come, first-served basis. 
Must present your New City or W. Nyack Library card for admittance to the program.
ONE ADULT PER CHILD LIMIT!

WE WILL OUTSIDE ON THE FRONT LAWN IF THE WEATHER IS NICE!  BRING A BLANKET OR LAWN CHAIR WITH YOU.  IN CASE OF RAIN, WE WILL MOVE INDOORS AND SEATING WILL BE LIMITED.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Adult Paint-by-Sticker & Coloring
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Try out the latest popular art craft or relax with the tried-and-true method of coloring! All materials supplied. Light refreshments. No registration necessary.

CONTACT:  Community Relations  634-4997, ext. 134  
LOCATION: Conference Room
Thursday June 28, 2018
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Baby & Me
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Babies (3 months - 12months, pre-walkers) and a caregiver can join us for stories and songs. A New City or West Nyack Library card is required. 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Terrific Twos
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

A 45 minute program for a two-year-old and adult working together. Learn fingerplays and songs, listen to a fun book, play the matching game, learn some sign language and enjoy a simple craft together.   Due to fire code regulations, please bring only the child who is registered for the program.

Register for the Summer Session beginning May 15th, 2018.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards. 

 

CONTACT:  J. Makoujy  845-634-4997  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Parent & Child Yoga
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join Miss Wendy from Little Shanti Yoga for 30 minutes of child centered yoga.  Open to children ages 2-5 with an adult caregiver.  Please wear comfortable clothing.  Register online with your New City or W. Nyack Library card one week before each session.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Sewing for kids!
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Learn to use a sewing machine and make a simple project. Geared for kids in grades 5-7 with a New City or W. Nyack Library card. 

CONTACT:  Mrs B    
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
CONTACT:  Community Relations  634-4997, ext. 134  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Girls Book Club
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Read Insignificant Events in the Life of the Cactus by Dusti Bowling ahead of time, and then enjoy an exciting and educational discussion afterwards.  This program is for girls in grades 4-6 with a New City or West Nyack library card. 

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Wallaby Tales Animal Show
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Ages 5 & up are invited to see professional animal rehabilitator, Travis Gale from Eyes of the Wild rescue center introduces some of his amazing animals up close.  This program will feature the many ways in which animals use sound to communicate. We all know birds sing but did you know a wallaby has a special call for its baby, alligators make a boom sound in B Flat, & groundhogs whistle? We will discuss these & other surprising sounds animals use.

Limited seating available on a first-come, first-served basis to holders of New City & W. Nyack Library cards.  LIMIT ONE ADULT PER CHILD.

Absolutely no food or drink allowed in the room as these will affect the animals' behavior.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Warm Up America (Frieda Luxenberg)
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
CONTACT:  Frieda Luxenberg and Maureen DiLello  (845) 661-1067  friedaluxenberg@gmail or mtd1209@hotmail.com
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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[CANCELLED] Mac Users Group (Richard Tjoa)
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM

Patrons are welcome to attend this MAC users group, especially if they are having issues with their MACs!

CONTACT:  Richard Tjoa at rocklandappleusers@gmail.com  (845) 237-2949  
LOCATION: Conference Room
Friday June 29, 2018
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just 3's
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

A program designed for a three-year-old and adult working together.  We'll explore a different theme each week through a variety of fun activities including: fingerplays, songs, sign language, books, science activities, crafts and take home materials in order to reinforce the concepts learned.  We'll pull an item each week out of the "Surprise Bag" and explore the topic together.   Due to fire code regulations, please bring only the child who is registered for the program.
 Registration is open to holders of  New City or West Nyack Library cards. 

  Register for the Summer Session beginning May 15th.

CONTACT:    845-634-4997 x121  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Art Take Down
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Shoebox Guitar
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Children will construct and decorate their own guitars using common household items.  This program is for children entering grades 3-6 with New City or West Nyack library cards.  Registration is limited, and begins on June 15, 2018. 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
There are 11 spaces available.
 
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Sciencetellers: The Mystery of the Golden Piano
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

It’s a mystery, a western and science experiments all rolled into one.  Help the scientist solve the mystery and learn some cool science along the way!

Ages 5 & up with a New City or W. Nyack Library card.  One adult per child.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Saturday June 30, 2018
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Where's Waldo Scavenger Hunt

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Passive program

CONTACT:  A. Chesman    
LOCATION: Other
 
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Vacation Photography
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Take better photos this summer! Get tips and pointers from photographer George Potanovic Jr during this visual presentation.

CONTACT:  Community Relations  634-4997, ext. 134  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Monday July 2, 2018
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Wee Ones
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

An interactive program for one year old walkers with an adult. Join Miss Amy for playtime, stories, songs and more! Please register in advance with a New City or West Nyack library card.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Warm Up America
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Crocheters and knitters will create items to be donated to county non-profit organizations. Enjoy the camaraderie of fellow crafters while helping those in need.

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Wee Ones
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

An interactive program for one year old walkers with an adult. Join Miss Amy for playtime, stories, songs and more! Please register in advance with a New City or West Nyack library card.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Flowstones Craft
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

What is a Flowstone?  It's a beautiful creation which is designed by wrapping many hues of clay around a rock.  The rock and its new encasement are then baked.  The result is a breathtaking rock which is now bursting with color.  This program is for children entering grades 3-6 with a New City or West Nyack library card.  Registration is limited, and begins on June 15, 2018.

 

 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
There are 8 spaces available.
 
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Teen Movie and Laser Tag
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Registration starts Monday, June 18  All participants must be 12 and up.  Waivers are needed for this program.  You can pick up a waiver at the Adult Reference Desk.  You must present the waiver in order to play laser tag.  The library asks for several adult volunteers for this program. The library reserves the right to cancel this program. All participants must be picked up promptly at 10 PM.   Movie starts at 7 PM.  Pizza and drinks available during the movie.  Limited enrollment.

CONTACT:  Mary Phillips  634-4997 Ex. 137  mphillips@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Tuesday July 3, 2018
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Terrific Twos
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

A 45 minute program for a two-year-old and adult working together. Learn fingerplays and songs, listen to a fun book, play the matching game, learn some sign language and enjoy a simple craft together.  

Due to fire code regulations please bring only the child who is registered for the program.
Register for the Summer Session beginning May 15, 2018.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards.

CONTACT:    845-634-4997 x121  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Writing Fiction
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Author Howard Whitehouse leads this five-week creative writing class. Registration is required, starting June 20. Call 634-4997, ext. 139.

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Imagination Station
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Preschoolers ages 3-5--it's time to visit the Imagination Sation.  Each week we'll have a fun activity just for you!  We might use our imaginations to play dress up, play some music, see a movie, make a craft, use puppets or listen to some fun stories.  The activity will change each week.

Today's activity is a craft.

Open to holders of New City or West Nyack Library cards.  Limited space available on a first-come, first-served basis.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Battle of the Books Discussion
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Open to all teens.  You do not have to participate in Battle of the Books to attend the discussions.  Books will be available in the lobby to take out.  Battle participants will receive their own copy.  No registration necessary.  This week's book is Something in Between by Melissa del al Cruz.

CONTACT:  Mary Phillips  634-4997 ex. 137  mphillips@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
Thursday July 5, 2018
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Baby & Me
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Babies (3 months - 12months, pre-walkers) and a caregiver can join us for stories and songs. A New City or West Nyack Library card is required. 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Terrific Twos
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

A 45 minute program for a two-year-old and adult working together. Learn fingerplays and songs, listen to a fun book, play the matching game, learn some sign language and enjoy a simple craft together.   Due to fire code regulations, please bring only the child who is registered for the program.

Register for the Summer Session beginning May 15th, 2018.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards. 

 

CONTACT:  J. Makoujy  845-634-4997  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
CONTACT:  Community Relations  634-4997, ext. 134  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Friday July 6, 2018
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just 3's
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

A program designed for a three-year-old and adult working together.  We'll explore a different theme each week through a variety of fun activities including: fingerplays, songs, sign language, books, science activities, crafts and take home materials in order to reinforce the concepts learned.  We'll pull an item each week out of the "Surprise Bag" and explore the topic together.   Due to fire code regulations, please bring only the child who is registered for the program.
 Registration is open to holders of  New City or West Nyack Library cards. 

  Register for the Summer Session beginning May 15th.

CONTACT:    845-634-4997 x121  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Magic Workshop
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Have you ever wanted to be a magician?  Ever wonder how they do some of those tricks?  Here's your chance!  Our Magic Workshop will teach you some of the basics and you'll even get to take home a trick or two to peform for your friends and family.  Grades 3 & up.  Register online with your New City or W. Nyack library card beginning June 15th.  Limited space.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 23 spaces available.
Saturday July 7, 2018
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A Time to Dance: A One-Woman Show
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Libby Skala interweaves storytelling and dance to portray the dazzling 99-year life of her great aunt Elizabeth Polk. Elizabeth transcended poverty, artistic repression and the rise of Hitler to become a renowned dance therapy pioneer. Registration is required, starting March 1. Call 634-4997, ext. 139. 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 56 spaces available.
Monday July 9, 2018
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Wee Ones
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

An interactive program for one year old walkers with an adult. Join Miss Amy for playtime, stories, songs and more! Please register in advance with a New City or West Nyack library card.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Mr. Kurt Concert
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Children ages 12 months and up are invited to sing and dance along with every toddler's favorite performer.
Sing along with Kurt or maybe take the mic yourself!  Of course there are always the bubbles to Pop!
Limited space available on a first-come, first-served basis to holders of New City or West Nyack Library cards.
Limit one adult per child.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Warm Up America
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Crocheters and knitters will create items to be donated to county non-profit organizations. Enjoy the camaraderie of fellow crafters while helping those in need.

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Wee Ones
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

An interactive program for one year old walkers with an adult. Join Miss Amy for playtime, stories, songs and more! Please register in advance with a New City or West Nyack library card.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Pare Down
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Create a Quilt Block
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Each child who attends this program will design and paint their own quilt block.  Because we are using fabric paint, wearing old clothing is recommended.  The quilt squares will be sewn together and the final product will be displayed at the library!  This program is for children in grades K-6 with a New City or West Nyack card.  Registration is required, and begins on July 1, 2018.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Sunday, July 1, 2018 at 12:00 PM     
 
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Crochet Club
7:00 PM - 8:35 PM

Learn how to crochet and earn Community Service Hours.  We are teaming up with "Warm Up Amderica" to make hats for adults this summer.  Commuinty Service Hours awarded to each finished hat.  Crochet hooks and yarn are provided.  Registration starts Monday, June 25.  You do not have to attend all the sessions.  There is limited space available.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Monday, June 25, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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3D Printing Lecture
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Come learn about the library's 3D printer and the possibilities of this new technology.

CONTACT:  Matthew Aull  845-634-4997 x 120  maull@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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He Said/She Said Memoir Book Club
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
CONTACT:  Jodi Hink    jodi29@gmail.com
LOCATION: Conference Room
Tuesday July 10, 2018
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Terrific Twos
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

A 45 minute program for a two-year-old and adult working together. Learn fingerplays and songs, listen to a fun book, play the matching game, learn some sign language and enjoy a simple craft together.  

Due to fire code regulations please bring only the child who is registered for the program.
Register for the Summer Session beginning May 15, 2018.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards.

CONTACT:    845-634-4997 x121  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Writing Fiction
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Author Howard Whitehouse leads this five-week creative writing class. Registration is required, starting June 20. Call 634-4997, ext. 139.

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Morning Movie Musicals
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Before heading off to the pool, join us in our air-conditioned meeting room and enjoy a family-friendly movie!

This week's feature: Disney's The Lion King, rated G, 88minutes

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Imagination Station
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Preschoolers ages 3-5--it's time to visit the Imagination Sation.  Each week we'll have a fun activity just for you!  We might use our imaginations to play dress up, play some music, see a movie, make a craft, use puppets or listen to some fun stories.  The activity will change each week.

Today's activity is: 

Open to holders of New City or West Nyack Library cards.  Limited space available on a first-come, first-served basis.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Smarter Devices
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

 Bring in your smart device (phone or tablet) with questions and we'll work together to find answers.  No registration required. 

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Garden Arts for Kids
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Create a variety of take-home garden projects; a different one each week.  This week: "Color Concert."

Register online for each session.  Grades K-6 with a New City or W. Nyack Library card.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Battle of the Books Discussion
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Open to all teens.  You do not have to participate in Battle of the Books to attend the discussions.  Books will be available in the lobby to take out.  Battle participants will receive their own copy.  No registration necessary.  This week's book is Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling.

CONTACT:  Mary Phillips  634-4997 ex. 137  mphillips@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Group Study Room
 
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Chapters Book Discussion
7:15 PM - 8:15 PM

We will be discussing The Rise & Fall of Great Powers by Tom Rachman

CONTACT:  Dana Munsch    dmunsch@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
Wednesday July 11, 2018
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Romper Room
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

Join us for singing, dancing and bubbles! This drop-in program is for adults with babies through young children, limited to one adult per child. Grown-ups can bring all the children in their care. Just come into the children's library with your New City/West Nyack library card and pick up a ticket for that day's session. First come, first served, so please plan to come early since space is limited. Tickets will be given out 30 minutes before the session.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Chair Yoga
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
In this five-week class, led by Rochelle Spooner, participants will learn to still the mind and stretch the body. Registration is required, starting May 29. Call 634-4997, ext. 139
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Romper Room
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Join us for singing, dancing and bubbles! This drop-in program is for adults with babies through young children, limited to one adult per child. Grown-ups can bring all the children in their care. Just come into the children's library with your New City/West Nyack library card and pick up a ticket for that day's session. First come, first served, so please plan to come early since space is limited. Tickets will be given out 30 minutes before the session.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Kindness Rocks!
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Paint rocks with messages of kindness.  Then leave them in public spaces to inspire those who find them.  Ages 7 and up.

Registration begins on July 2nd.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Tommy Gardner & the Uncle Brothers
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Join us on the front lawn for a family fun concert with Tommy Gardner & the Uncle Brothers.  Bring a blanket or lawn chair and don't forget the sunscreen!

(In the event of rain, we will move indoors to the meeting room.  Limited seating will be available for holders of New City or W.Nyack Library cards on a first-come, first served basis.  Limit one adult per child.)

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Thursday July 12, 2018
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Baby & Me
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Babies (3 months - 12months, pre-walkers) and a caregiver can join us for stories and songs. A New City or West Nyack Library card is required. 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Terrific Twos
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

A 45 minute program for a two-year-old and adult working together. Learn fingerplays and songs, listen to a fun book, play the matching game, learn some sign language and enjoy a simple craft together.   Due to fire code regulations, please bring only the child who is registered for the program.

Register for the Summer Session beginning May 15th, 2018.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards. 

 

CONTACT:  J. Makoujy  845-634-4997  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Parent & Child Yoga
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join Miss Wendy from Little Shanti Yoga for 30 minutes of child centered yoga.  Open to children ages 2-5 with an adult caregiver.  Please wear comfortable clothing.  Register online with your New City or W. Nyack Library card.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, July 5, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
CONTACT:  Community Relations  634-4997, ext. 134  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Kids Create....Pollock!
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Join us for a fun outdoor artistic experience! Drip and splatter paint like Jackson Pollock did. Wear old clothes.

For 1st grade graduates and older. Rain date Thursday July 26.

LOCATION: Other
There are 30 spaces available.
 
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Teen Paint Night
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Chicago Painting Parties 

Make your own fireworks in this painting or do your own original art.  A full 3 hour program.  Registration starts Monday, June 25.  Limited enrollment.  After hours program ends at 10 PM.  Please pick up all teens by 10 PM.  Pizza break.

CONTACT:  Mary Phillips  634-4997 Ex. 137  mphillips@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Monday, June 25, 2018 at 2:34 AM     
Friday July 13, 2018
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just 3's
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

A program designed for a three-year-old and adult working together.  We'll explore a different theme each week through a variety of fun activities including: fingerplays, songs, sign language, books, science activities, crafts and take home materials in order to reinforce the concepts learned.  We'll pull an item each week out of the "Surprise Bag" and explore the topic together.   Due to fire code regulations, please bring only the child who is registered for the program.
 Registration is open to holders of  New City or West Nyack Library cards. 

  Register for the Summer Session beginning May 15th.

CONTACT:    845-634-4997 x121  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Kids' Film Club
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

We will meet to view portions of a film and discuss what we've seen over some pizza. We'll also watch videos about adding sound, creating special effects, the importance of a good music score, and other aspects of movie making. We will then make our own stop-action movies! This new program is for 3rd grade graduates and older with a New City/West Nyack library card. Registration is required.

Join the fun by clicking on the registration button below!

CONTACT:  Mrs B    
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 8 spaces available.
Saturday July 14, 2018
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Art Lecture: Women in the Background' The Remarkable Female Modernists of Rockland County 1890-1950.
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

"Women in the Background" The Remarkable Female Modernists of Rockland
County 1890-1950. The history of the early to mid 20th century artists of
Rockland, their search for a new utopia; an in-depth review of Rockland
County¹s remarkable place in art history

CONTACT:  Joe Barbieri  634-4997 x123  jbarbieri@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Monday July 16, 2018
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Wee Ones
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

An interactive program for one year old walkers with an adult. Join Miss Amy for playtime, stories, songs and more! Please register in advance with a New City or West Nyack library card.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Warm Up America
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Crocheters and knitters will create items to be donated to county non-profit organizations. Enjoy the camaraderie of fellow crafters while helping those in need.

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Wee Ones
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

An interactive program for one year old walkers with an adult. Join Miss Amy for playtime, stories, songs and more! Please register in advance with a New City or West Nyack library card.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Group Art Project
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Join your fellow library patrons and help contribute your artwork to a giant banner.  This program is for children with New City or West Nyack library cards entering grades K- 6.  Registration is limited, and begins on July 1, 2018.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Sunday, July 1, 2018 at 12:00 PM     
 
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Sammie & Tudie Comedy Magic Circus
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Watch the crazy antics of Sammie & Tudie as they try to put on their very own circus.  Each has a different idea of how the show should be run with hilarious results!  Ages 3 & up.  Limited seating available, must present your New City or W. Nyack Library card at the door for admission to the program.  Limit one adult per child so that we may seat as many children as possible.  Thank you for your cooperation!

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Chronicles Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Chronicles is a new reading group! We’ll be reading histories and historical fiction dealing with Rockland County and the surrounding area. Our first meeting will be Monday, June 18th at 7pm, where we’ll talk about ideas for future reads.  Regular meetings will then follow on each 3rd Monday of the month at 7pm.

July 16th  Palisades Park by Alan Brennert.

August 20th The Tappan Zee Bridge and the Forging of the Rockland Suburb by Roger Panetta.

CONTACT:  Joe Barbieri  634-4997 x123  jbarbieri@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Teen Crochet Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn how to crochet and earn some Community Service Hours.  We are teaming  with "Warm Up America" to make adult size hats for the fall. Registration starts June 25. Limited space available.  Crochet hooks and yarn provided.

CONTACT:  Mary Phillips  634-4997 Ex. 137  mphillips@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Introduction to Circuitry
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Learn the beginnings of circuitry using Tinkercad.com.

CONTACT:  Matthew Aull  845 634 4997  maull@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Maker Space
Registration will begin on Monday, July 9, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Tuesday July 17, 2018
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Terrific Twos
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

A 45 minute program for a two-year-old and adult working together. Learn fingerplays and songs, listen to a fun book, play the matching game, learn some sign language and enjoy a simple craft together.  

Due to fire code regulations please bring only the child who is registered for the program.
Register for the Summer Session beginning May 15, 2018.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards.

CONTACT:    845-634-4997 x121  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Writing Fiction
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Author Howard Whitehouse leads this five-week creative writing class. Registration is required, starting June 20. Call 634-4997, ext. 139.

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Morning Movie Musicals
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Before heading off to the pool, join us in our air-conditioned meeting room and enjoy a family-friendly movie!

 

This week's feature: Disney's Enchanted, rated PG, 107min

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Imagination Station
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Preschoolers ages 3-5--it's time to visit the Imagination Station.  Each week we'll have a fun activity just for you!  We might use our imaginations to play dress up, play some music, see a movie, make a craft, use puppets or listen to some fun stories.  The activity will change each week.

Today's activity is:  Story Closet

Enjoy dress-up, stories, and crafts that are just the right size for preschoolers.

Open to holders of New City or West Nyack Library cards.  Limited space available on a first-come, first-served basis.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Garden Arts for Kids
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Create a variety of take-home garden projects; a different one each week. This week: 'Piano Planters."

Register online for each session.  Grades K-6 with a New City or W. Nyack Library card.

Register online beginning July 10.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Battle of the Books Discussion
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Open to all teens.  You do not have to participate in Battle of the Books to attend the discussions.  Books will be available in the lobby to take out.  Battle participants will receive their own copy.  No registration necessary.  This week's book is Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson.

CONTACT:  Mary Phillips  634-4997 ex. 137  mphillips@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
Wednesday July 18, 2018
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Defensive Driving
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

The American Safety Institute offers this one-day course for drivers of all ages. Presented by Art Aldrich. The cost is $30 per person. Registration is required, starting July 5. Call 634-4997, ext. 139.

CONTACT:  Community Relations  634-4997, ext. 134  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Romper Room
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

Join us for singing, dancing and bubbles! This drop-in program is for adults with babies through young children, limited to one adult per child. Grown-ups can bring all the children in their care. Just come into the children's library with your New City/West Nyack library card and pick up a ticket for that day's session. First come, first served, so please plan to come early since space is limited. Tickets will be given out 30 minutes before the session.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Romper Room
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Join us for singing, dancing and bubbles! This drop-in program is for adults with babies through young children, limited to one adult per child. Grown-ups can bring all the children in their care. Just come into the children's library with your New City/West Nyack library card and pick up a ticket for that day's session. First come, first served, so please plan to come early since space is limited. Tickets will be given out 30 minutes before the session.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Lego-Bots
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Children 8 years and older can join us with coding Wedo 2.0 Lego Robots.  Registraton, open to those with a New City or West Nyack library card, begins July 2nd. 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Monday, July 2, 2018 at 9:00 PM     
 
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FACTS Book Club
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Baze & his silly friends concert
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us once again on the front lawn for a fun summer concert with Baze & His Silly Friends!  Bring a blanket or a lawn chair with you.

Please Note:  In the event of rain, we will move indoors to limited seating available on a first-come, first-served basis to holders of New City or W. Nyack Library cards.  Limit one adult per child so that we may seat as many children as possible.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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In Other Worlds... Book Group
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

A Speculative Fiction book group.

For this month, we are reading:

 

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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What Now? Your Career at 50+
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Are you burnt out, bored, or itching to start a business? Human resources consultant Rebecca Mazin will identify tools and resources to map your next steps.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Thursday July 19, 2018
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Baby & Me
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Babies (3 months - 12months, pre-walkers) and a caregiver can join us for stories and songs. A New City or West Nyack Library card is required. 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Terrific Twos
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

A 45 minute program for a two-year-old and adult working together. Learn fingerplays and songs, listen to a fun book, play the matching game, learn some sign language and enjoy a simple craft together.   Due to fire code regulations, please bring only the child who is registered for the program.

Register for the Summer Session beginning May 15th, 2018.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards. 

 

CONTACT:  J. Makoujy  845-634-4997  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Sewing for kids!
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Learn to use a sewing machine and make a simple project. Geared for kids in grades 5-7 with a New City or W. Nyack Library card.  Register online one week before each session.

CONTACT:  Mrs B    
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
CONTACT:  Community Relations  634-4997, ext. 134  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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NCL Board Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
CONTACT:  Marianne Silver  Ext. 111  msilver@rcls.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Friday July 20, 2018
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just 3's
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

A program designed for a three-year-old and adult working together.  We'll explore a different theme each week through a variety of fun activities including: fingerplays, songs, sign language, books, science activities, crafts and take home materials in order to reinforce the concepts learned.  We'll pull an item each week out of the "Surprise Bag" and explore the topic together.   Due to fire code regulations, please bring only the child who is registered for the program.
 Registration is open to holders of  New City or West Nyack Library cards. 

  Register for the Summer Session beginning May 15th.

CONTACT:    845-634-4997 x121  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Build a wind-up plane workshop
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Ready to take to the skies?  Join our airplane workshop and build a wind-up plane.  Ages 5 & up may register.  (Younger children should have an adult to assist them.)

Register online with your New City or W. Nyack Library card.  Limited registration begins July 2.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Monday, July 2, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Saturday July 21, 2018
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Adult Painting Workshop: Van Gogh Landscape
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Learn about the life and artwork of Vincent Van Gogh while creating a nighttime landscape using oil pastels and watercolors. Limited registration begins July 9. Call 634-4997, ext. 139.

CONTACT:  Community Relations  634-4997, ext. 134  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Monday July 23, 2018
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Wee Ones
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

An interactive program for one year old walkers with an adult. Join Miss Amy for playtime, stories, songs and more! Please register in advance with a New City or West Nyack library card.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Warm Up America
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Crocheters and knitters will create items to be donated to county non-profit organizations. Enjoy the camaraderie of fellow crafters while helping those in need.

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Wee Ones
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

An interactive program for one year old walkers with an adult. Join Miss Amy for playtime, stories, songs and more! Please register in advance with a New City or West Nyack library card.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Duct Tape Wallets
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Using colored duct tape, participants will each make a wallet - perfect for keeping their library card safe.  This program is for children entering grades 4-6 with New City or West Nyack library cards.  Registration is limited, and begins on July 15, 2018.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Sunday, July 15, 2018 at 12:00 PM     
 
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Jews and the Civil War
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Jews were deeply involved in the Civil War on both sides and at various levels. Author and journalist Andree Aelion Brooks examines the questions of why they were eager to participate and why both sides turned against the Jews as the war ground on.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Introduction to Powerpoint
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Get a hands on introduction to creating beautiful presentations in Microsoft Powerpoint. Registration will begin on Monday, July 16.

LOCATION: Conference Room
Registration will begin on Monday, July 16, 2018 at 1:17 AM     
 
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Investigating Mysteries
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
CONTACT:  Nancy Moskowitz  634-4997 ex. 140  nmoskowitz@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Tuesday July 24, 2018
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Writing Fiction
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Author Howard Whitehouse leads this five-week creative writing class. Registration is required, starting June 20. Call 634-4997, ext. 139.

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Morning Movie Musicals
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Before heading off to the pool, join us in our air-conditioned meeting room and enjoy a family-friendly movie!

 

This week's feature: Trolls, rated PG, 92 minutes

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Imagination Station
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Preschoolers ages 3-5--it's time to visit the Imagination Sation.  Each week we'll have a fun activity just for you!  We might use our imaginations to play dress up, play some music, see a movie, make a craft, use puppets or listen to some fun stories.  The activity will change each week.

Today's activity is: 

Open to holders of New City or West Nyack Library cards.  Limited space available on a first-come, first-served basis.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Garden Arts for Kids
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Create a variety of take-home garden projects; a different one each week. This week: "Musical Marigolds & Maracas."

Register online for each session.  Grades K-6 with a New City or W. Nyack Library card.

Online registration begins July 17th.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Battle of the Books Discussion
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Open to all teens.  You do not have to participate in Battle of the Books to attend the discussions.  Books will be available in the lobby to take out.  Battle participants will receive their own copy.  No registration necessary.  This week's book is Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys.

CONTACT:  Mary Phillips  634-4997 ex. 137  mphillips@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Hudson Valley Ruins
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Explore some of the historic yet abandoned and endangered architecture of our area with authors and photographers Tom Rinaldi and Rob Yasinsac.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Wednesday July 25, 2018
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Romper Room
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

Join us for singing, dancing and bubbles! This drop-in program is for adults with babies through young children, limited to one adult per child. Grown-ups can bring all the children in their care. Just come into the children's library with your New City/West Nyack library card and pick up a ticket for that day's session. First come, first served, so please plan to come early since space is limited. Tickets will be given out 30 minutes before the session.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Romper Room
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Join us for singing, dancing and bubbles! This drop-in program is for adults with babies through young children, limited to one adult per child. Grown-ups can bring all the children in their care. Just come into the children's library with your New City/West Nyack library card and pick up a ticket for that day's session. First come, first served, so please plan to come early since space is limited. Tickets will be given out 30 minutes before the session.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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3D Doodle Pen Fun
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Children 8 years and up will use 3D Doodle Pens to create masterpieces.  Registration, for those with a New City or West Nyack Library card, begins July 14th.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Social Q’s: Why Do I Need Social Media?
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

What is social media? Why are there so many platforms? What’s the difference? How do I use them? Join us for a discussion all about social media! We’ll cover various platforms with plenty of room for Q+A. If you’ve ever had a question about social media, this is your opportunity to join the conversation!

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Mr. Kurt at Night!
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Every toddler's favorite performer entertains at night too!  Enjoy music, singing, dancing and Bubbles!
recommended for 12months (walkers) and up.
Open to holders of New City or West Nyack Library cards.
Limited seating on a first-come, first-served basis. 
Must present your New City or W. Nyack Library card for admittance to the program.
ONE ADULT PER CHILD LIMIT!

WE WILL BE OUTSIDE ON THE FRONT LAWN IF THE WEATHER IS NICE!  BRING A BLANKET OR LAWN CHAIR WITH YOU.  IN CASE OF RAIN, WE WILL MOVE INDOORS AND SEATING WILL BE LIMITED.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Teen Volunteers for Black Light Party
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Put on your creative cap and help paint, decorate and plan for tomorrow's Black Light Party.  Community Service Hours. Registration starts Monday, July 9.

CONTACT:  Mary Phillips  634-4997 Ex 137  mphillips@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Monday, July 9, 2018 at 4:02 AM     
 
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Adult Paint-by-Sticker & Coloring
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Try out the latest popular art craft or relax with the tried-and-true method of coloring! All materials supplied. Light refreshments. No registration necessary.

CONTACT:  Community Relations  634-4997, ext. 134  
LOCATION: Conference Room
Thursday July 26, 2018
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Baby & Me
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Babies (3 months - 12months, pre-walkers) and a caregiver can join us for stories and songs. A New City or West Nyack Library card is required. 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Parent & Child Yoga
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join Miss Wendy from Little Shanti Yoga for 30 minutes of child centered yoga.  Open to children ages 2-5 with an adult caregiver.  Please wear comfortable clothing.  Register online with your New City or W. Nyack Library card.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
CONTACT:  Community Relations  634-4997, ext. 134  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Girls Book Club
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Read The Science of Breakable Things by Tae Keller ahead of time, and then enjoy an exciting and educational discussion afterwards.  This program is for girls in grades 4-6 with a New City or West Nyack library card. 

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Warm Up America (Frieda Luxenberg)
6:45 PM - 8:45 PM
CONTACT:  Frieda Luxenberg and Maureen DiLello  (845) 661-1067  friedaluxenberg@gmail or mtd1209@hotmail.com
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Rock the Library!
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Have a great adventure in search of a secret musical treasure! Track down clues, reveal secret messages, solve baffling puzzles and locate a mysterious treasure chest.  Everyone has their own items to find and proceeds at their own pace, so EVERYONE SUCCEEDS, and helps to uncover a grand reward!  Register beginning July 16.  Ages 7 - 15 with a New City or W. Nyack Library card.

LOCATION: Other
Registration will begin on Monday, July 2, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Help with Overdrive eBooks and Digital Magazines
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Drop in anytime during this two-hour session for help with downloading eBooks from Overdrive and accessing digital content from your library.

CONTACT:  Brian Jennings  x127  bjennings@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Teen Black Light Party
8:30 PM - 10:00 PM

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Party in the dark. Celebrate with glowing games, body art, food and more.  Registration starts Monday, July 9.

CONTACT:  Mary Phillips  634-4997 Ex 137  mphillips@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Monday, July 9, 2018 at 2:22 AM     
Friday July 27, 2018
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Claymates!
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Join us as we read the award-winning Claymates, and create awesome clay figures.  Children ages 5-8 can register with a New City or West Nyack Library Card. Registration begins July 16th. 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Monday, July 16, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Kids' Film Club
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

We will meet to view portions of a film and discuss what we've seen over some pizza. We'll also watch videos about adding sound, creating special effects, the importance of a good music score, and other aspects of movie making. We will then make our own stop-action movies! This new program is for 3rd grade graduates and older with a New City/West Nyack library card. Registration is required.

Join the fun by clicking on the registration button below!

CONTACT:  Mrs B    
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Monday, July 2, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Saturday July 28, 2018
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Outdoor Concert: Memories of You
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

The history of rock and roll presented through favorite songs performed a cappella. *In the event of inclimate weather, concert will move indoors and seating will be limited.

LOCATION: Other
Monday July 30, 2018
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Wee Ones
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

An interactive program for one year old walkers with an adult. Join Miss Amy for playtime, stories, songs and more! Please register in advance with a New City or West Nyack library card.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Warm Up America
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Crocheters and knitters will create items to be donated to county non-profit organizations. Enjoy the camaraderie of fellow crafters while helping those in need.

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Wee Ones
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

An interactive program for one year old walkers with an adult. Join Miss Amy for playtime, stories, songs and more! Please register in advance with a New City or West Nyack library card.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Metal Stamped Necklaces
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Using metal washers, dies and a hammer, each child will make their own custom-lettered necklace.  This program is for children entering grades 4-6 with New City or West Nyack library cards.  Registration is limited, and begins on July 15th, 2018.

 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Sunday, July 15, 2018 at 12:00 PM     
 
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Teen Crochet Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn how to crochet and earn some Community Service Hours.  We are teaming  with "Warm Up America" to make adult size hats for the fall. Registration starts June 25. Limited space available.  Crochet hooks and yarn provided.

CONTACT:  Mary Phillips  634-4997 Ex. 137  mphillips@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Tuesday July 31, 2018
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Caps for Sale Puppet Show
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Watch the classic story come to life by the master puppeteers from Vermont’s Puppetree players.  Watch out—you could be asked to participate!   Ages 3 & up.

Limited seating available, must present your New City or W. Nyack Library card at the door for admission to the program.  Limit one adult per child so that we may seat as many children as possible.  Thank you for your cooperation!

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Writing Fiction
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Author Howard Whitehouse leads this five-week creative writing class. Registration is required, starting June 20. Call 634-4997, ext. 139.

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Imagination Station
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Preschoolers ages 3-5--it's time to visit the Imagination Sation.  Each week we'll have a fun activity just for you!  We might use our imaginations to play dress up, play some music, see a movie, make a craft, use puppets or listen to some fun stories.  The activity will change each week.

Today's activity is: 

Open to holders of New City or West Nyack Library cards.  Limited space available on a first-come, first-served basis.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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3d Design for beginners
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Get familiar with designing in 3D with Tinkercad.com.

CONTACT:  Matthew Aull  (845) 634-4997 x120  maull@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Maker Space
Registration will begin on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Garden Arts for Kids
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Create a variety of take-home garden projects; a different one each week. This week: "Renaissance Rebirth."

  Register online for each session.  Grades K-6 with a New City or W. Nyack Library card.

Register online beginning July 24.

 

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Battle of the Books Discussion
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Open to all teens.  You do not have to participate in Battle of the Books to attend the discussions.  Books will be available in the lobby to take out.  Battle participants will receive their own copy.  No registration necessary.  This week's book is Angus, Thongs &Full-Frontal Snogging by Louise Rennison..

CONTACT:  Mary Phillips  634-4997 ex. 137  mphillips@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
Wednesday August 1, 2018
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Romper Room
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

Join us for singing, dancing and bubbles! This drop-in program is for adults with babies through young children, limited to one adult per child. Grown-ups can bring all the children in their care. Just come into the children's library with your New City/West Nyack library card and pick up a ticket for that day's session. First come, first served, so please plan to come early since space is limited. Tickets will be given out 30 minutes before the session.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Romper Room
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Join us for singing, dancing and bubbles! This drop-in program is for adults with babies through young children, limited to one adult per child. Grown-ups can bring all the children in their care. Just come into the children's library with your New City/West Nyack library card and pick up a ticket for that day's session. First come, first served, so please plan to come early since space is limited. Tickets will be given out 30 minutes before the session.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Ozobots
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Children age 8 years and up can learn to program Ozobots.  Registration, for those with a New City or West Nyack Library card begins on July 14th.

LOCATION: Conference Room
Registration will begin on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Sing with Sunita
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Come enjoy a concert and learn about Indian music and culture with Sunita.  Best for little listeners ages 3 & up with their parent or other adult caregiver.

  Open to holders of New City or W. Nyack library cards.  Please limit one adult per child.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Teen Coding Class
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Three sessions.  Limited enrollment.  Registrtion starts Monday, July 23.

CONTACT:  Mary Phillips  634-4997 Ex. 137  mphillips@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
Thursday August 2, 2018
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Baby & Me
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Babies (3 months - 12months, pre-walkers) and a caregiver can join us for stories and songs. A New City or West Nyack Library card is required. 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
CONTACT:  Community Relations  634-4997, ext. 134  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Make and Take
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Drop-in to the Children's Room for a fun make and take craft project.  Best for ages 5 and up.  No registration necessary.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Other
 
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Teen Movie and Laser TAg
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Registration starts Monday, July 23  All participants must be 12 and up.  Waivers are needed for this program.  You can pick up a waiver at the Adult Reference Desk.  You must present the waiver in order to play laser tag.  The library asks for several adult volunteers for this program. The library reserves the right to cancel this program. All participants must be picked up promptly at 10 PM.   Movie starts at 7 PM.  Pizza and drinks available during the movie.  Limited enrollment.

CONTACT:  Mary Phillips  634-4997 Ex 137  mphillips@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Monday, July 23, 2018 at 2:23 AM     
Friday August 3, 2018
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Chess Club
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Everyone aged 7 and up, drop in to the library for a game of Chess.  Boards, opponents, and basic instruction is provided.  NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!!

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Saturday August 4, 2018
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Louisa Alcott: One Woman Show
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Author and presenter Trish Chambers delves into the life of Alcott as she grows from rebellious child to an icon of American literature.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Monday August 6, 2018
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Wee Ones
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

An interactive program for one year old walkers with an adult. Join Miss Amy for playtime, stories, songs and more! Please register in advance with a New City or West Nyack library card.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Mr. Kurt Concert
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Children ages 12 months and up are invited to sing and dance along with every toddler's favorite performer.
Sing along with Kurt or maybe take the mic yourself!  Of course there are always the bubbles to Pop!
Limited space available on a first-come, first-served basis to holders of New City or West Nyack Library cards.
Limit one adult per child.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Warm Up America
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Crocheters and knitters will create items to be donated to county non-profit organizations. Enjoy the camaraderie of fellow crafters while helping those in need.

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Wee Ones
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

An interactive program for one year old walkers with an adult. Join Miss Amy for playtime, stories, songs and more! Please register in advance with a New City or West Nyack library card.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Bracelet Crafts
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Make some beautiful bracelets using recycled materials.  This program is for children entering grades 3-6 with New City or West Nyack library cards.  Registration is limited, and begins on August 1, 2018.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Teen Crochet Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn how to crochet and earn some Community Service Hours.  We are teaming  with "Warm Up America" to make adult size hats for the fall. Registration starts June 25. Limited space available.  Crochet hooks and yarn provided.

CONTACT:  Mary Phillips  634-4997 Ex. 137  mphillips@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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He Said/She Said Memoir Book Club
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
CONTACT:  Jodi Hink    jodi29@gmail.com
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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SketchUp for advanced 3D Design
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Get orientated on using SketchUp to bring your 3D designs to the next level.

CONTACT:  Matthew Aull  845-634-4997 x 120  maull@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Maker Space
Registration will begin on Monday, July 30, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Tuesday August 7, 2018
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Morning Movie Musicals
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Before heading off to the pool, join us in our air-conditioned meeting room and enjoy a family-friendly movie!

This week's feature: Disney's Aladdin, rated G, 91 minutes

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Imagination Station
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Preschoolers ages 3-5--it's time to visit the Imagination Sation.  Each week we'll have a fun activity just for you!  We might use our imaginations to play dress up, play some music, see a movie, make a craft, use puppets or listen to some fun stories.  The activity will change each week.

Today's activity is: a craft.

Open to holders of New City or West Nyack Library cards.  Limited space available on a first-come, first-served basis.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Garden Arts for Kids
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Create a variety of take-home garden projects; a different one each week.  This week: "Thunder Down Under Planters."

Register online for each session.  Grades K-6 with a New City or W. Nyack Library card.

Register online beginning July 31.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Battle of the Books Discussion
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Open to all teens.  You do not have to participate in Battle of the Books to attend the discussions.  Books will be available in the lobby to take out.  Battle participants will receive their own copy.  No registration necessary.  This week's book is Miss Peregrine's Homefor Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs.

CONTACT:  Mary Phillips  634-4997 ex. 137  mphillips@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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How to Start a Blog
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Whether you just want to share your knowledge and interests or need to increase your media presence for your business, lifestyle coach Natasha Nurse can put you on the right path with this internet practice.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Wednesday August 8, 2018
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Didgeradoo Down Under
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

G’Day mates!  Let’s have some fun with Australian music, dance and culture!  Hear and learn about the musical instrument called a digeridoo.  Please limit one adult per child.  Must present your New City or W. Nyack Library card for admittance to the show.  Ages 3 & up.

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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The Abstract Landscape in America
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

In the early 1900s a handful of painters began to express the beauty and energy of the Northeast in a bold new way – abstraction. Art historian Clifford Tisdell talks about this style, as well as his own work in this genre.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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LED Cuff Bracelets
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

We continue to combine creativity with technology by creating LED Cuff Bracelets!  Children 10 years and older can register with a New City or West Nyack Library card.  Registration begins August 1st. 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Water Beads Playtime
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Your child will have plenty of fun playing with cooling and squishy water beads while listening to stories about summertime.  This program is for children (and their caregivers) ages 3-6 with a New City or West Nyack library card, and will take place in the garden (weather permitting).  No registration is necessary. 

LOCATION: Other
 
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Teen Coding Class
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Three sessions.  Continuation of class on 8/1.  Limited enrollment.  Registrtion starts Monday, July 23.

CONTACT:  Mary Phillips  634-4997 Ex. 137  mphillips@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
Thursday August 9, 2018
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Baby & Me
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Babies (3 months - 12months, pre-walkers) and a caregiver can join us for stories and songs. A New City or West Nyack Library card is required. 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
CONTACT:  Community Relations  634-4997, ext. 134  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Make and Take
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Drop-in to the Children's Room for a fun make and take craft project.  Best for ages 5 and up.  No registration necessary.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Other
 
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City Winds Trio Children's Concert
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Listen to professional musicians play ragtime music and learn about each instrument.  Close your eyes and draw what you hear.  Arrange the musical notes and listen as the musicians play your very own tune!  Please limit one adult per child.  Must present your New City or W. Nyack Library card for admittance to the show.  Ages 5 & up please.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Rockin' Gamin' Video Arcade Bus
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Play some awesome video games!  You must be a member of the Teen Summer Reading Club and have reported on at lease one book to attend.  Registration starts July 23.  Bus will be in the lower parking lot.

CONTACT:  Mary Phillips  634-4997 Ex 137  mphillips@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Other
Registration will begin on Monday, July 23, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Friday August 10, 2018
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Kids' Film Club
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

We will meet to view portions of a film and discuss what we've seen over some pizza. We'll also watch videos about adding sound, creating special effects, the importance of a good music score, and other aspects of movie making. We will then make our own stop-action movies! This new program is for 3rd grade graduates and older with a New City/West Nyack library card. Registration is required.

Join the fun by clicking on the registration button below!

CONTACT:  Mrs B    
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Monday, July 16, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Saturday August 11, 2018
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Teen Pain Workshop Flip Floppin'
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

A 3 hour workshop with refreshment breaks.  Can't get to the beach this weekend?  You can visit it by painting your favorite flip flops.  Limited enrollment.  Registration starts Monday, July 30.

CONTACT:  Mary Phillips  634-4997 Ex. 137  mphillips@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Monday, July 30, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Monday August 13, 2018
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Wee Ones
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

An interactive program for one year old walkers with an adult. Join Miss Amy for playtime, stories, songs and more! Please register in advance with a New City or West Nyack library card.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Warm Up America
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Crocheters and knitters will create items to be donated to county non-profit organizations. Enjoy the camaraderie of fellow crafters while helping those in need.

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Wee Ones
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

An interactive program for one year old walkers with an adult. Join Miss Amy for playtime, stories, songs and more! Please register in advance with a New City or West Nyack library card.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Pare Down
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Bubby's Stories
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Author Roslyn Rothstein presents excerpts of her book, which covers the history of seven generations of a Jewish immigrant family. 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Make a Basket
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Participants will make and decorate a small basket from recycled materials, which is perfect to use while picking blueberries, raspberries or sea shells!  This program is for children entering grades 3-6 with a New City or West Nyack library card.  Registration is limited, and begins on August 1, 2018.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Meet LinkedIn
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

An introduction to the professional networking site LinkedIn, and how you can use it as a job seeker or to connect with your work colleagues.  

CONTACT:  Joe Barbieri  634-4997 x123  jbarbieri@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Teen Crochet Club
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn how to crochet and earn some Community Service Hours.  We are teaming  with "Warm Up America" to make adult size hats for the fall. Registration starts June 25. Limited space available.  Crochet hooks and yarn provided.

CONTACT:  Mary Phillips  634-4997 Ex. 137  mphillips@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Tuesday August 14, 2018
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Morning Movie Musicals
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Before heading off to the pool, join us in our air-conditioned meeting room and enjoy a family-friendly movie!

This week's feature: Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, starring Gene Wilder. Rated G, 100 minutes

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Imagination Station
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Preschoolers ages 3-5--it's time to visit the Imagination Sation.  Each week we'll have a fun activity just for you!  We might use our imaginations to play dress up, play some music, see a movie, make a craft, use puppets or listen to some fun stories.  The activity will change each week.

Today's activity is: 

Open to holders of New City or West Nyack Library cards.  Limited space available on a first-come, first-served basis.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Garden Arts for Kids
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Create a variety of take-home garden projects; a different one each week.  This week:"Pop Star Gardens."

Register online for each session.  Grades K-6 with a New City or W. Nyack Library card.

Register online beginning August 7.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Astonishing Andrew
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

The magician known as, “Astonishing Andrew” will be here to amaze with his magical abilities!  Best for children ages 3 & up. Limited seating available on a first-come-first served basis to holders of New City or W. Nyack library cards.  Please ONE adult per child so we may seat as many children as possible.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Battle of the Books Discussion
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Open to all teens.  You do not have to participate in Battle of the Books to attend the discussions.  Books will be available in the lobby to take out.  Battle participants will receive their own copy.  No registration necessary.  This week's book is Undefeated:  Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team  by Steve Sheinkin.

CONTACT:  Mary Phillips  634-4997 ex. 137  mphillips@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Group Study Room
 
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Chapters Book Discussion
7:15 PM - 8:15 PM

We will be discussing Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

CONTACT:  Dana Munsch    dmunsch@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
Wednesday August 15, 2018
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Patty Cake Club
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Drop in for coffee and cake while the kids have some free play time! This unstructured program is an opportunity to meet with your neighbors, have a chat, and let the little ones get some socializing time in! Parents must supervise their children, as there will be no formal program run by a librarian. We will have age-appropriate toys, puzzles, etc. available for the group. There is limited space, so please come on time or a little early. Hope to see you there!

CONTACT:  Mrs B    
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Go, Van Gogh!
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Van Gogh wrote to his brother that, as he had no children, he viewed his paintings as his progeny. Explore some of these “brilliant children,” focusing on the Metropolitan Museum of Art holdings, with art lecturer Dr. Mike Norris.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Minecraft Challenge
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Teams of four, children age 8 years old and up will unite in teams of four to create an arena, stadium or concert hall and a video to show it off.  Entires will be submitted to the contest sponsored by the Ramapo Catskill Library System Minecraft Contest.  Registration for those with New City or West Nyack Library cards begins on August 1st.

LOCATION: Conference Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Bossy Frog Band
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Jeffrey Friedberg and the Bossy Frog Band will be our front lawn entertainment tonight.  Bring a blanket or lawn chair and settle in for a fun time with the kids!   Please Note: In the event of rain we will have to move indoors, limited seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis to holders of New City and W. Nyack library cards.  One adult limit per child so that we may seat as many children as possible.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Teen Coding Camp
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Continuation of classes started on August 1.

CONTACT:  Mary Philps  634-4997 Ex 137  mphillips@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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In Other Worlds... Book Group
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

A Speculative Fiction book group.

For this month, we are reading:

 

LOCATION: Group Study Room
Thursday August 16, 2018
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Baby & Me
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Babies (3 months - 12months, pre-walkers) and a caregiver can join us for stories and songs. A New City or West Nyack Library card is required. 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Parent & Child Yoga
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join Miss Wendy from Little Shanti Yoga for 30 minutes of child centered yoga.  Open to children ages 2-5 with an adult caregiver.  Please wear comfortable clothing.  Register online with your New City or W. Nyack Library card.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
CONTACT:  Community Relations  634-4997, ext. 134  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Make and Take
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Drop-in to the Children's Room for a fun make and take craft project.  Best for ages 5 and up.  No registration necessary.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Other
 
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Kids Create.....O'Keeffe
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

First grade graduates and older will create art inspired by Georgia O'Keeffe's flower paintings. We will make giant 3-dimensional poppies to take home.

Limited registration for New City/West Nyack patrons begins July 15.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Sunday, July 15, 2018 at 12:01 PM     
 
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NCL Board Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
CONTACT:  Marianne Silver  Ext. 111  msilver@rcls.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Friday August 17, 2018
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Beatlemania!
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Celebrate the Fab Four with music, books, trivia, and photo ops.  For 7 years old and up.  Registration begins on July 23rd.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Monday, July 23, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Tumble Bus
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Tumble with us in a full sized school bus that has been converted into a fun bus filled with gymnastic equipment! Zip through obstacle courses, balance on beams, mountain climb a wall, vault in the air or slide down to the floor!  Don't forget to climb like a monkey on the bars--all while grooving to your favorite music in an air conditioned bus!  Sign up for your 30 minute time slot with your New City or W. Nyack Library card.  Note: height and weight restrictions will be enforced by the Tumblebus staff to insure a safe and happy experience for all.  For children ages 2-9.  Register online beginning August 1.

PLEASE NOTE: ONLY ONE 30 MINUTE SESSION PER CHILD!

LOCATION: Other
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Tumble Bus
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Tumble with us in a full sized school bus that has been converted into a fun bus filled with gymnastic equipment! Zip through obstacle courses, balance on beams, mountain climb a wall, vault in the air or slide down to the floor!  Don't forget to climb like a monkey on the bars--all while grooving to your favorite music in an air conditioned bus!  Sign up for your 30 minute time slot with your New City or W. Nyack Library card.  Note: height and weight restrictions will be enforced by the Tumblebus staff to insure a safe and happy experience for all.  For children ages 2-9.  Register online beginning August 1.

PLEASE NOTE: ONLY ONE 30 MINUTE SESSION PER CHILD.

 

LOCATION: Other
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Tumble Bus
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Tumble with us in a full sized school bus that has been converted into a fun bus filled with gymnastic equipment! Zip through obstacle courses, balance on beams, mountain climb a wall, vault in the air or slide down to the floor!  Don't forget to climb like a monkey on the bars--all while grooving to your favorite music in an air conditioned bus!  Sign up for your 30 minute time slot with your New City or W. Nyack Library card.  Note: height and weight restrictions will be enforced by the Tumblebus staff to insure a safe and happy experience for all.  For children ages 2-9.  Register online beginning August 1.

PLEASE NOTE: ONLY ONE 30 MINUTE SESSION PER CHILD.

LOCATION: Other
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Tumble Bus
5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Tumble with us in a full sized school bus that has been converted into a fun bus filled with gymnastic equipment! Zip through obstacle courses, balance on beams, mountain climb a wall, vault in the air or slide down to the floor!  Don't forget to climb like a monkey on the bars--all while grooving to your favorite music in an air conditioned bus!  Sign up for your 30 minute time slot with your New City or W. Nyack Library card.  Note: height and weight restrictions will be enforced by the Tumblebus staff to insure a safe and happy experience for all.  For children ages 2-9.  Register online beginning August 1.

PLEASE NOTE: ONLY ONE 30 MINUTE SESSION PER CHILD.

LOCATION: Other
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Saturday August 18, 2018
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Adult Summer Camp
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Why should kids have all the fun? Make a craft, play a game, have a snack and make a friend! Co-run with the Valley Cottage Library Adultish program! Registration is required, starting Aug. 6. Call 634-4997, ext. 139.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Monday August 20, 2018
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Wee Ones
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

An interactive program for one year old walkers with an adult. Join Miss Amy for playtime, stories, songs and more! Please register in advance with a New City or West Nyack library card.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Warm Up America
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Crocheters and knitters will create items to be donated to county non-profit organizations. Enjoy the camaraderie of fellow crafters while helping those in need.

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Wee Ones
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

An interactive program for one year old walkers with an adult. Join Miss Amy for playtime, stories, songs and more! Please register in advance with a New City or West Nyack library card.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Beaded Rings
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Learn to make beautiful, intricate jewelry with designer and teacher Amy Kanarek. Limited registration begins Aug. 6. Call 634-4997, ext. 139.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Surprise Craft
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Children in grades K-6 are invited to come to our Surprise Craft.  We will have fun crafts that are appropriate for children of various ages.  Registration is required, and begins on August 1, 2018.  This program is for children with a New City or West Nyack library card. 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Chronicles Book Group
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Chronicles is a new reading group! We’ll be reading histories and historical fiction dealing with Rockland County and the surrounding area. Our first meeting will be Monday, June 18th at 7pm, where we’ll talk about ideas for future reads.  Regular meetings will then follow on each 3rd Monday of the month at 7pm.

July 16th  Palisades Park by Alan Brennert.

August 20th The Tappan Zee Bridge and the Forging of the Rockland Suburb by Roger Panetta.

CONTACT:  Joe Barbieri  634-4997 x123  jbarbieri@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Introduction to Excel
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Get a hands on introduction to creating powerful spreadsheets for budgets, mailing lists, and so much more. Registration begins Monday, August 13.

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Tuesday August 21, 2018
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Morning Movie Musicals
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Before heading off to the pool, join us in our air-conditioned meeting room and enjoy a family-friendly movie!

 

This week's feature: Disney's Frozen, rated PG, 102 minutes

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Imagination Station
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Preschoolers ages 3-5--it's time to visit the Imagination Station.  Each week we'll have a fun activity just for you!  We might use our imaginations to play dress up, play some music, see a movie, make a craft, use puppets or listen to some fun stories.  The activity will change each week.

Today's activity is:  Story Closet

Enjoy dress-up, stories, and crafts that are just the right size for preschoolers.

Open to holders of New City or West Nyack Library cards.  Limited space available on a first-come, first-served basis.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Sharks Rock! The Magic of Sharks 2
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Join us for this shark-themed magic show that is both educational and entertaining.  Audience members will help Magician Steve Woyce make the magic happen as they learn
amazing shark facts in this high-energy comedy magic show.   Ages 3 & up.  One Adult per child.  Must present your New City or W. Nyack library card for admittance to the show.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Wednesday August 22, 2018
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Minecraft Challenge
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Teams of four, children age 8 years and up will unite in teams of four to create an arena, stadium or concert hall and a video to show it off.  Entires will be submitted to the contest sponsored by the Ramapo Catskill Library System Minecraft Contest.  Registration for those with New City or West Nyack Library cards begins on August 1st.

LOCATION: Conference Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Mr. Kurt at Night!
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Every toddler's favorite performer entertains at night too!  Enjoy music, singing, dancing and Bubbles!
recommended for 12months (walkers) and up.
Open to holders of New City or West Nyack Library cards.
Limited seating on a first-come, first-served basis. 
Must present your New City or W. Nyack Library card for admittance to the program.
ONE ADULT PER CHILD LIMIT!

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Thursday August 23, 2018
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Baby & Me
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Babies (3 months - 12months, pre-walkers) and a caregiver can join us for stories and songs. A New City or West Nyack Library card is required. 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Sewing for kids!
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Learn to use a sewing machine and make a simple project. Geared for kids in grades 5-7 with a New City or W. Nyack Library card.  Register online one week before each session.

CONTACT:  Mrs B    
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
CONTACT:  Community Relations  634-4997, ext. 134  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Make and Take
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Drop-in to the Children's Room for a fun make and take craft project.  Best for ages 5 and up.  No registration necessary.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Other
 
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Girls Book Club
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Read the book pick (to be determined) ahead of time, and then enjoy an exciting and educational discussion afterwards.  This program is for girls in grades 4-6 with a New City or West Nyack library card. 

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Warm Up America (Frieda Luxenberg)
6:45 PM - 8:45 PM
CONTACT:  Frieda Luxenberg and Maureen DiLello  (845) 661-1067  friedaluxenberg@gmail or mtd1209@hotmail.com
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Open Mic Night
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Share your talent with the community! Sing, read poetry, perform magic — the choice is yours. Coffee, tea and light refrehsments will be served. Sign up for your five minutes in the spotlight by calling 634-4997, ext. 139, starting Aug. 6.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Monday August 27, 2018
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Wee Ones
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

An interactive program for one year old walkers with an adult. Join Miss Amy for playtime, stories, songs and more! Please register in advance with a New City or West Nyack library card.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Warm Up America
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Crocheters and knitters will create items to be donated to county non-profit organizations. Enjoy the camaraderie of fellow crafters while helping those in need.

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Wee Ones
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

An interactive program for one year old walkers with an adult. Join Miss Amy for playtime, stories, songs and more! Please register in advance with a New City or West Nyack library card.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Intro to Google Drive
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Learn the basics of Google's free, cloud-based alternative to Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Attendees must already have access to a Google account. Register online or call 634-4997 ext. 139 beginning August 20.

CONTACT:  Dana Munsch    dmunsch@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 20, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Beaded Rings Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Learn to make beautiful, intricate jewelry with designer and teacher Amy Kanarek. Limited registration begins Aug. 6. Call 634-4997, ext. 139.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Investigating Mysteries
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Tuesday August 28, 2018
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Imagination Station
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Preschoolers ages 3-5--it's time to visit the Imagination Sation.  Each week we'll have a fun activity just for you!  We might use our imaginations to play dress up, play some music, see a movie, make a craft, use puppets or listen to some fun stories.  The activity will change each week.

Today's activity is: 

Open to holders of New City or West Nyack Library cards.  Limited space available on a first-come, first-served basis.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Help with Overdrive eBooks and Digital Magazines
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Drop in anytime during this two-hour session for help with downloading eBooks from Overdrive and accessing digital content from your library.

CONTACT:  Brian Jennings  x127  bjennings@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
Wednesday August 29, 2018
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Patty Cake Club
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Drop in for coffee and cake while the kids have some free play time! This unstructured program is an opportunity to meet with your neighbors, have a chat, and let the little ones get some socializing time in! Parents must supervise their children, as there will be no formal program run by a librarian. We will have age-appropriate toys, puzzles, etc. available for the group. There is limited space, so please come on time or a little early. Hope to see you there!

CONTACT:  Mrs B    
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Coding with Sphero
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us as we combine the technology of coding with the creativity of creating a maze.  Students, age 10 & up, will try to program a small robot to roll through a maze that they create. Registration starts August 15th, a New City or West Nyack Library card is required. 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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PSAT from the Princeton Review
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Want to see how well you score on college admission tests?  This three hour test will help college bound teens plan their future.  You need #2 pencils and  a calculator.  You can also bring a light snack and covered drink for break time.  The test is approximately 3 hours.  Please come on time.  Registration starts Monday August 20.  Limited space available.

CONTACT:  Mary Phillips  634-4997 Ex. 137  mphillps@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Monday, August 20, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Thursday August 30, 2018
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Baby & Me
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Babies (3 months - 12months, pre-walkers) and a caregiver can join us for stories and songs. A New City or West Nyack Library card is required. 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
CONTACT:  Community Relations  634-4997, ext. 134  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Battle of the Books Buzzer Practice
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Sample questions and a chance to use the electronic buzzer system.  Prepare for the Battle scheduled for September 8.

CONTACT:  Mary Phillips  634-4997 Ex 137  mphillips@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Tuesday September 4, 2018
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Imagination Station
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Preschoolers ages 3-5--it's time to visit the Imagination Sation.  Each week we'll have a fun activity just for you!  We might use our imaginations to play dress up, play some music, see a movie, make a craft, use puppets or listen to some fun stories.  The activity will change each week.

Today's activity is: 

Open to holders of New City or West Nyack Library cards.  Limited space available on a first-come, first-served basis.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Wednesday September 5, 2018
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Medicare 101
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Thursday September 6, 2018
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The Memron Project
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
CONTACT:  Community Relations  634-4997, ext. 134  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Friday September 7, 2018
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Chess Club
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Everyone aged 7 and up, drop in to the library for a game of Chess.  Boards, opponents, and basic instruction is provided.  NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!!

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Monday September 10, 2018
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Wee Ones
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

An interactive program for one year old walkers with an adult.  Join Miss Amy for playtime, stories, songs and more!  Please register with your New City or West Nyack Library Card.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Wee Ones
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

An interactive program for one year old walkers with an adult.  Join Miss Amy for playtime, stories, songs and more!  Please register with your New City or West Nyack Library Card.

CONTACT:  A.Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Lego Builders
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

All Lego fans age 7 and up, come to the library for a monthly building challenge.   Just drop in with your New City or West Nyack Library card.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Tuesday September 11, 2018
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Imagination Station
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Preschoolers ages 3-5--it's time to visit the Imagination Sation.  Each week we'll have a fun activity just for you!  We might use our imaginations to play dress up, play some music, see a movie, make a craft, use puppets or listen to some fun stories.  The activity will change each week.

Today's activity is: 

Open to holders of New City or West Nyack Library cards.  Limited space available on a first-come, first-served basis.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Chapters Book Discussion
7:15 PM - 8:15 PM

We will be discussing...

CONTACT:  Dana Munsch    dmunsch@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
Wednesday September 12, 2018
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Healthy Relationships
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Thursday September 13, 2018
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Terrific Twos
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

A 45 minute program for a two-year-old and adult working together. Learn fingerplays and songs, listen to a fun book, play the matching game, learn some sign language and enjoy a simple craft together.   Due to fire code regulations, please bring only the child who is registered for the program.

Register for the Fall Session beginning August 30th, 2018.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards. 

 

CONTACT:  J. Makoujy  845-634-4997  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Terrific Twos
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

A 45 minute program for a two-year-old and adult working together. Learn fingerplays and songs, listen to a fun book, play the matching game, learn some sign language and enjoy a simple craft together.  

Due to fire code regulations please bring only the child who is registered for the program.
Register for the Fall Session beginning August 30th, 2018.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards.

CONTACT:    845-634-4997 x121  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Boys Book Club
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

Boys in 3rd- 6th grade are invited to join this one-of-a-kind book club.  Read whatever you want then meet in the library for lively discussion, peer reviews, fun extension activities, and your favorite snacks!  Please register with a New City or West Nyack library card.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Friday September 14, 2018
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just 3's
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

A program designed for a three-year-old and adult working together.  We'll explore a different theme each week through a variety of fun activities including: fingerplays, songs, sign language, books, science activities, crafts and take home materials in order to reinforce the concepts learned.  We'll pull an item each week out of the "Surprise Bag" and explore the topic together.   Due to fire code regulations, please bring only the child who is registered for the program.
 Registration is open to holders of  New City or West Nyack Library cards. 

  Register for the Fall Session beginning August 30th.

CONTACT:    845-634-4997 x121  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Kids' Film Club
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

We will meet to view portions of a film and discuss what we've seen over some pizza. We'll also watch videos about adding sound, creating special effects, the importance of a good music score, and other aspects of movie making. We will then make our own stop-action movies! This new program is for students 4th grade and older with a New City/West Nyack library card. Registration is required.

Join the fun by clicking on the registration button below!

CONTACT:  Mrs B    
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Monday, July 16, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Saturday September 15, 2018
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PAWS for Reading
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Come read to Buster and his friends!  Certified therapy dogs and their handlers will be on hand to help new readers, struggling readers and those children who just want to read to the dogs.  Therapy dogs don't judge how well you read, they are just happy to listen--which is great for practicing those reading skills without the judgment of a teacher or parent.  Each child is given a 15 minute time slot.    Open to holders of New City or West Nyack Library cards. 

Call to reserve your time slot beginning one week before the event.

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Monday September 17, 2018
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Wee Ones
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

An interactive program for one year old walkers with an adult.  Join Miss Amy for playtime, stories, songs and more!  Please register with your New City or West Nyack Library Card.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Wee Ones
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

An interactive program for one year old walkers with an adult.  Join Miss Amy for playtime, stories, songs and more!  Please register with your New City or West Nyack Library Card.

CONTACT:  A.Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Tuesday September 18, 2018
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Imagination Station
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Preschoolers ages 3-5--it's time to visit the Imagination Sation.  Each week we'll have a fun activity just for you!  We might use our imaginations to play dress up, play some music, see a movie, make a craft, use puppets or listen to some fun stories.  The activity will change each week.

Today's activity is: 

Open to holders of New City or West Nyack Library cards.  Limited space available on a first-come, first-served basis.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Book Buddies with Mrs B
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

This book club is for New City/West Nyack library members in grades K & 1. Each month, we will read a book during our meeting, make a craft related to the story and have a light snack. Mrs B will read aloud and participants will follow along in their copies of the book, which are provided at the session. Children should be registered monthly for those sessions convenient for your family. Noone is pressured to read aloud or ever put on the spot and books do not need to be read beforehand. The goal of this program is to engage children with books so they enjoy reading. Hope to see you there!

CONTACT:  Mrs B    
LOCATION: Storytime Room
There are 4 spaces available.
Wednesday September 19, 2018
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FACTS Book Club
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Thursday September 20, 2018
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Terrific Twos
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

A 45 minute program for a two-year-old and adult working together. Learn fingerplays and songs, listen to a fun book, play the matching game, learn some sign language and enjoy a simple craft together.   Due to fire code regulations, please bring only the child who is registered for the program.

Register for the Fall Session beginning August 30th, 2018.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards. 

 

CONTACT:  J. Makoujy  845-634-4997  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Terrific Twos
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

A 45 minute program for a two-year-old and adult working together. Learn fingerplays and songs, listen to a fun book, play the matching game, learn some sign language and enjoy a simple craft together.  

Due to fire code regulations please bring only the child who is registered for the program.
Register for the Fall Session beginning August 30th, 2018.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards.

CONTACT:    845-634-4997 x121  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Fab Four!
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Join us for this program for preschoolers ages 4 & 5. We'll explore stories, concepts and activities geared to this age group - and have fun doing it! Open to New City/West Nyack library families. Adults do not need to participate, but must remain in the library. Once you have registered, your child can attend every week there is a session!

 

 

CONTACT:  Mrs B    
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
CONTACT:  Community Relations  634-4997, ext. 134  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Graphic Novel Book Club
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Let's take a closer look at Graphic Novels and Comics! There's more to them than superheroes. How do you tell stories that say more with pictures than words? Which words do you really need? Well - if you'd like to learn more about this form of storytelling - and maybe create some stories of you own - join us! Open to kids in 3rd grade and up in New City/West Nyack library families.

 

CONTACT:  Mrs B    
LOCATION: Storytime Room
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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NCL Board Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
CONTACT:  Marianne Silver  Ext. 111  msilver@rcls.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Friday September 21, 2018
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just 3's
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

A program designed for a three-year-old and adult working together.  We'll explore a different theme each week through a variety of fun activities including: fingerplays, songs, sign language, books, science activities, crafts and take home materials in order to reinforce the concepts learned.  We'll pull an item each week out of the "Surprise Bag" and explore the topic together.   Due to fire code regulations, please bring only the child who is registered for the program.
 Registration is open to holders of  New City or West Nyack Library cards. 

  Register for the Fall Session beginning August 30th.

CONTACT:    845-634-4997 x121  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Sunday September 23, 2018
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Dr. Dubious and the Agnostics
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Monday September 24, 2018
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Wee Ones
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

An interactive program for one year old walkers with an adult.  Join Miss Amy for playtime, stories, songs and more!  Please register with your New City or West Nyack Library Card.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Wee Ones
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

An interactive program for one year old walkers with an adult.  Join Miss Amy for playtime, stories, songs and more!  Please register with your New City or West Nyack Library Card.

CONTACT:  A.Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Investigating Mysteries
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
CONTACT:  Nancy Moskowitz  634-4997 ex. 140  nmoskowitz@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Tuesday September 25, 2018
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Imagination Station
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Preschoolers ages 3-5--it's time to visit the Imagination Sation.  Each week we'll have a fun activity just for you!  We might use our imaginations to play dress up, play some music, see a movie, make a craft, use puppets or listen to some fun stories.  The activity will change each week.

Today's activity is: 

Open to holders of New City or West Nyack Library cards.  Limited space available on a first-come, first-served basis.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Genealogical Society of Rockland County Meeting
7:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Genealogical Society of Rockland County Meeting.

Program TBA, open to the public. A brief meeting of the GSRC will be followed by the program.

CONTACT:  Joe Barbieri  634-4997 x123  jbarbieri@newcitylibrary.org
Wednesday September 26, 2018
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MELT
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Individual Career Counseling
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
LOCATION: Group Study Room
Thursday September 27, 2018
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Terrific Twos
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

A 45 minute program for a two-year-old and adult working together. Learn fingerplays and songs, listen to a fun book, play the matching game, learn some sign language and enjoy a simple craft together.   Due to fire code regulations, please bring only the child who is registered for the program.

Register for the Fall Session beginning August 30th, 2018.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards. 

 

CONTACT:  J. Makoujy  845-634-4997  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Terrific Twos
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

A 45 minute program for a two-year-old and adult working together. Learn fingerplays and songs, listen to a fun book, play the matching game, learn some sign language and enjoy a simple craft together.  

Due to fire code regulations please bring only the child who is registered for the program.
Register for the Fall Session beginning August 30th, 2018.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards.

CONTACT:    845-634-4997 x121  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Fab Four!
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Join us for this program for preschoolers ages 4 & 5. We'll explore stories, concepts and activities geared to this age group - and have fun doing it! Open to New City/West Nyack library families. Adults do not need to participate, but must remain in the library. Once you have registered, your child can attend every week there is a session!

 

 

CONTACT:  Mrs B    
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
CONTACT:  Community Relations  634-4997, ext. 134  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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The Battle of the Twin Forts
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Peter Cutul, Educator for the Fort Montgomery State Historic Site, presents a slide lecture about the largely forgotten Revolutionary War battle for Forts Montgomery and Clinton. Hear the harrowing story of how the Patriot defenders, outnumbered 3 to 1, held off the British in a day-long fight for control of the lower Hudson River. Learn about the extensive archaeological rediscovery of Fort Montgomery, and take a “virtual” tour of the museum and site exhibits that exist today.

CONTACT:  Community Relations  634-4997, ext. 134  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Friday September 28, 2018
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just 3's
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

A program designed for a three-year-old and adult working together.  We'll explore a different theme each week through a variety of fun activities including: fingerplays, songs, sign language, books, science activities, crafts and take home materials in order to reinforce the concepts learned.  We'll pull an item each week out of the "Surprise Bag" and explore the topic together.   Due to fire code regulations, please bring only the child who is registered for the program.
 Registration is open to holders of  New City or West Nyack Library cards. 

  Register for the Fall Session beginning August 30th.

CONTACT:    845-634-4997 x121  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Saturday September 29, 2018
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Sensory Storytime
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join Miss Amy for a program that thoughtfully considers the developmental needs of children on the autism spectrum.  Enjoy stories, music, movement, and playtime in a safe and accepting environment.                                 This program is free and open to all families.  No registration required.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Monday October 1, 2018
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Wee Ones
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

An interactive program for one year old walkers with an adult.  Join Miss Amy for playtime, stories, songs and more!  Please register with your New City or West Nyack Library Card.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Wee Ones
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

An interactive program for one year old walkers with an adult.  Join Miss Amy for playtime, stories, songs and more!  Please register with your New City or West Nyack Library Card.

CONTACT:  A.Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Tuesday October 2, 2018
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Imagination Station
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Preschoolers ages 3-5--it's time to visit the Imagination Sation.  Each week we'll have a fun activity just for you!  We might use our imaginations to play dress up, play some music, see a movie, make a craft, use puppets or listen to some fun stories.  The activity will change each week.

Today's activity is: 

Open to holders of New City or West Nyack Library cards.  Limited space available on a first-come, first-served basis.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Thursday October 4, 2018
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Terrific Twos
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

A 45 minute program for a two-year-old and adult working together. Learn fingerplays and songs, listen to a fun book, play the matching game, learn some sign language and enjoy a simple craft together.   Due to fire code regulations, please bring only the child who is registered for the program.

Register for the Fall Session beginning August 30th, 2018.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards. 

 

CONTACT:  J. Makoujy  845-634-4997  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Terrific Twos
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

A 45 minute program for a two-year-old and adult working together. Learn fingerplays and songs, listen to a fun book, play the matching game, learn some sign language and enjoy a simple craft together.   Due to fire code regulations, please bring only the child who is registered for the program.

Register for the Fall Session beginning August 30th, 2018.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards. 

 

CONTACT:  J. Makoujy  845-634-4997  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Fab Four!
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Join us for this program for preschoolers ages 4 & 5. We'll explore stories, concepts and activities geared to this age group - and have fun doing it! Open to New City/West Nyack library families. Adults do not need to participate, but must remain in the library. Once you have registered, your child can attend every week there is a session!

 

 

CONTACT:  Mrs B    
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
CONTACT:  Community Relations  634-4997, ext. 134  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Family Book Builders
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Parents and kids in grades 3 and up read the same book each month, they all come to our meeting to talk about it - and then make a Lego scene together based on the book!  Titles will be available one month before each meeting. Join the fun by clicking on the register button below!

CONTACT:  Mrs B    
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Friday October 5, 2018
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just 3's
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

A program designed for a three-year-old and adult working together.  We'll explore a different theme each week through a variety of fun activities including: fingerplays, songs, sign language, books, science activities, crafts and take home materials in order to reinforce the concepts learned.  We'll pull an item each week out of the "Surprise Bag" and explore the topic together.   Due to fire code regulations, please bring only the child who is registered for the program.
 Registration is open to holders of  New City or West Nyack Library cards. 

  Register for the Fall Session beginning August 30th.

CONTACT:    845-634-4997 x121  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Chess Club
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Everyone aged 7 and up, drop in to the library for a game of Chess.  Boards, opponents, and basic instruction is provided.  NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!!

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Sunday October 7, 2018
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Gilbert and Sullivan
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Monday October 8, 2018
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Wee Ones
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

An interactive program for one year old walkers with an adult.  Join Miss Amy for playtime, stories, songs and more!  Please register with your New City or West Nyack Library Card.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Wee Ones
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

An interactive program for one year old walkers with an adult.  Join Miss Amy for playtime, stories, songs and more!  Please register with your New City or West Nyack Library Card.

CONTACT:  A.Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Lego Builders
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

All Lego fans age 7 and up, come to the library for a monthly building challenge.   Just drop in with your New City or West Nyack Library card.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Tuesday October 9, 2018
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Imagination Station
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Preschoolers ages 3-5--it's time to visit the Imagination Sation.  Each week we'll have a fun activity just for you!  We might use our imaginations to play dress up, play some music, see a movie, make a craft, use puppets or listen to some fun stories.  The activity will change each week.

Today's activity is: 

Open to holders of New City or West Nyack Library cards.  Limited space available on a first-come, first-served basis.

CONTACT:  A. Chesman  634-4997 x121  achesman@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Chapters Book Discussion
7:15 PM - 8:15 PM

We will be discussing...

CONTACT:  Dana Munsch    dmunsch@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
Wednesday October 10, 2018
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Romper Room
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

Join us for singing, dancing and bubbles! This drop-in program is for adults with babies through young children, limited to one adult per child. Grown-ups can bring all the children in their care. Just come into the children's library with your New City/West Nyack library card and pick up a ticket for that day's session. First come, first served, so please plan to come early since space is limited. Tickets will be given out 30 minutes before the session.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Romper Room
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Join us for singing, dancing and bubbles! This drop-in program is for adults with babies through young children, limited to one adult per child. Grown-ups can bring all the children in their care. Just come into the children's library with your New City/West Nyack library card and pick up a ticket for that day's session. First come, first served, so please plan to come early since space is limited. Tickets will be given out 30 minutes before the session.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Individual Career Counseling
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
LOCATION: Group Study Room
Thursday October 11, 2018
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Terrific Twos
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

A 45 minute program for a two-year-old and adult working together. Learn fingerplays and songs, listen to a fun book, play the matching game, learn some sign language and enjoy a simple craft together.   Due to fire code regulations, please bring only the child who is registered for the program.

Register for the Fall Session beginning August 30th, 2018.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards. 

 

CONTACT:  J. Makoujy  845-634-4997  
LOCATION: Storytime Room