Event List

Wednesday April 25, 2018
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Combo Yoga and Pilates
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Nancy Doherty leads this full-body workout suitable for any age, experience and condition. Bring an exercise mat. Registration is required, starting April 4. Call 634-4997, ext. 139.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Beginners Mah Jongg
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Taught by Jill Rosenfeld. 2018 Mah Jongg card needed (available at first class for $8 cash). Registration is required, starting March 26. Call 634-4997, ext. 139.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Introduction to Circuitry
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Get an introduction to circuitry through Tinkercad's lessons.

CONTACT:  Matthew Aull  Ext 120  maull@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
There are 6 spaces available.
 
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Baby-sitting program for Teens
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Three sessions taught by a nurse, a fireman and a police officer.  You must be 12 or older to attend and you must come to all 3 sessions.  Youngsters do not need proof of age if they have a library card, otherwise they need to bring it for the first session.

CONTACT:  Mary Phillips  634-4997 Ex. 137  mphillips@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Thursday April 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 Spring Session beginning February 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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Baby & Me
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

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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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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Girls Book Club
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Read The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett 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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Homework Help
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students 2nd grade to 6th grade can join us in the back of the children's room to be assisted with homework assignments.  New City or West Nyack Library card required. 

LOCATION: Other
 
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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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Teen Youth Board & Community Service Hour
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Find out about volunteer opportunities and help set up for our Friday, Arbor Day celebration.

CONTACT:  Mary Phillips  634-4997 Ex. 137  mphillips@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Sinatra’s Concept Albums from the 1950s
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

When Sinatra joined Capitol Records, he pioneered the practice of selecting an album theme and matching it with coordinating songs. Presenter Floyd Lapp shares his collection and knowledge of this music.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Friday April 27, 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 Spring Session beginning February 15th.

CONTACT:    845-634-4997 x121  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Saturday April 28, 2018
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Help with Overdrive eBooks and Digital Magazines
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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

CONTACT:  Joe Barbieri  x123  jbarbieri@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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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
 
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Patron Spotlight: Art Reception
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Machine Sewing for Teens
3:00 PM - 4:15 PM

We will be making heart-shaped sachets, perfect for mother's day.  No experience necessary Limited enrollment.  Registration starts Monday, April 16.

CONTACT:  Mary Phillips  63404997 Ex 137  mphillips@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
Monday April 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 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 May 1, 2018
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Terrific Twos
9:15 AM - 9:45 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 Spring Session beginning February 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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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
There are 11 spaces available.
 
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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 we will make a craft and enjoy some stories!

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

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Homework Help
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students 2nd grade to 6th grade can join us in the back of the children's room to be assisted with homework assignments.  New City or West Nyack Library card required. 

LOCATION: Other
Wednesday May 2, 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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Combo Yoga and Pilates
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Nancy Doherty leads this full-body workout suitable for any age, experience and condition. Bring an exercise mat. Registration is required, starting April 4. 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.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Individual Career Counseling
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
LOCATION: Group Study Room
 
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TEEN BABYSITTERS
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
CONTACT:  Mary Phillips  Ext. 137  mphillips@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Thursday May 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 Spring Session beginning February 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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French through Music
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Learn French vocabulary and useful expressions by listening to and discussing French music of all genres. Registration is required, starting April 19. Call 634-4997, ext. 139.

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Baby & Me
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

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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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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Homework Help
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students 2nd grade to 6th grade can join us in the back of the children's room to be assisted with homework assignments.  New City or West Nyack Library card required. 

LOCATION: Other
Friday May 4, 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 Spring Session beginning February 15th.

CONTACT:    845-634-4997 x121  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Grown-Up Coloring
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

An assortment of coloring pages will be available, as well as crayons, colored pencils and markers.

CONTACT:  Community Relations    
LOCATION: Meeting 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: Storytime Room
Monday May 7, 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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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
Monday May 7, 2018 - Friday May 11, 2018
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New City Library Week of Coding
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Join one or all of our classes and jump into the world of coding! We will host open classes of all skill levels to learn or hone your coding skills.

 

CONTACT:  Matthew Aull  (845) 634-4997 120  maull@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
Monday May 7, 2018
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Mother's Day Craft
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Join us to make something special for Mom!  Children 4-12 years old with New City or West Nyack library cards can drop in for crafting fun!

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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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 May 8, 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 Spring Session beginning February 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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Jawonio Artists' Reception
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
CONTACT:  Community Relations  634-4997, ext. 134  
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.

 

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

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Homework Help
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students 2nd grade to 6th grade can join us in the back of the children's room to be assisted with homework assignments.  New City or West Nyack Library card required. 

LOCATION: Other
 
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Genealogy and DNA Testing
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn how a DNA test can power up your research. Presented by Nora Galvin, certified genealogist.

CONTACT:  Joe Barbieri  Ext. 123  jbarbieri@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Chapters Book Discussion
7:15 PM - 8:15 PM

We will be discussing To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey.

LOCATION: Conference Room
Wednesday May 9, 2018
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Patty Cake Club
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE: NO ROMPER ROOM SESSIONS THIS MORNING!

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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Across the Sahara Desert by Truck
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Barry Kass is a Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at S.U.N.Y. Orange.  His presentation, vividly illustrated with rare and unusual photographs taken along the journey, will describe the events of a six week expedition across the Sahara Desert he was a member of in 1979.  Prof. Kass visited such  remote places as the Muslim holy city of Karouain in Tunisia and desert oasis settlements such as Ghardaia in Algeria and Agadez in Niger.  The diversity of human cultures found in the Sahara, including the Tuareg camel nomads of the southern desert and the Berbers of North Africa, will be described through Prof. Kass' first hand account of his adventures traveling across the legendary Sahara Desert.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Wonder Wands
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

Learn how to make a special, beautiful and (hopefully!) magic-inducing wand.  We will use objects found in nature to construct our wands, as well as a few items found around the house.  This program is suggested for children ages 4-12.  Registration is required, and begins May 1st, and a New City or West Nyack Library card is necessary.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Inaugural Cookbook Club Meeting
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Be a part of a new flavorful club that sizzles with culinary reads and recipes!

LOCATION: Conference Room
Thursday May 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 Spring Session beginning February 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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French through Music
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Learn French vocabulary and useful expressions by listening to and discussing French music of all genres. Registration is required, starting April 19. Call 634-4997, ext. 139.

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Baby & Me
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

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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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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Homework Help
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students 2nd grade to 6th grade can join us in the back of the children's room to be assisted with homework assignments.  New City or West Nyack Library card required. 

LOCATION: Other
Friday May 11, 2018
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LARC/YSS Meeting
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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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 Spring Session beginning February 15th.

CONTACT:    845-634-4997 x121  
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 May 4.

LOCATION: Conference Room
Registration will begin on Friday, May 4, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Family Fun Night: Sip & Drip!
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

That's right! We're having a painting party for families with children in Kindergarten and up! All you budding artists will each paint along with an instructor on film, creating works of art! Imagine how sweet a few different versions of the same painting will look together in your home. Due to the nature of this program we are limiting participation to children already in school, with their grown-ups, so please make other arrangements for younger children who can't attend. Limited registration begins on April 16. Open to New City/West Nyack library families ONLY.

Light refreshments and beverages for sipping will be available!

CONTACT:  A. Chesman/K. Bachor  634-4997 x121  
LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 15 spaces available.
Saturday May 12, 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 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
 
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Share Listen Learn: Remembering Mom
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Selections from our oral history collection featuring audio clips of local residents remembering their Mothers.

CONTACT:  Brian Jennings  x127  bjennings@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Monday May 14, 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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LEGO® Junior Club
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Lego Jr. Club - Join us for some fantastic free play for LEGO® lovers ages 3-6.  This is a drop in program for children with a New City or West Nyack Library card.

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
 
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Introduction to Excel
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Tuesday May 15, 2018
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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 Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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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:  Around the World Storytime

Preschoolers will listen to stories that celebrate the countries and cultures around the world.

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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Homework Help
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students 2nd grade to 6th grade can join us in the back of the children's room to be assisted with homework assignments.  New City or West Nyack Library card required. 

LOCATION: Other
Wednesday May 16, 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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FACTS Book Club
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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: Conference Room
 
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The Beatles: 50 Years Later
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Musician Barry Wiesenfeld explores the phenomenon that was the Beatles — their growth, lyric depth and musical innovations.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Thursday May 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 Spring Session beginning February 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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French through Music
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Learn French vocabulary and useful expressions by listening to and discussing French music of all genres. Registration is required, starting April 19. Call 634-4997, ext. 139.

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Baby & Me
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

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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Fab Four!
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Please note: This is our last session!

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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Homework Help
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students 2nd grade to 6th grade can join us in the back of the children's room to be assisted with homework assignments.  New City or West Nyack Library card required. 

LOCATION: Other
 
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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
Registration will begin on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 9:15 AM     
 
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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 May 18, 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 Spring Session beginning February 15th.

CONTACT:    845-634-4997 x121  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Teen Movie and Laser Tag
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Registration starts Monday,May 7 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 7 PM.   Movie starts at 4 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, May 7, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Saturday May 19, 2018
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Frog Fun
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Celebrate National Frog Jumping Jubilee Day with stories, crafts and fun!  Children age 5-12 with New City or West Nyack library cards can register beginning April15th!

LOCATION: Storytime Room
There are 8 spaces available.
 
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Spring Flowers
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Create a bouquet of beautiful blooms using common household items.  The wearing of old clothes is recommended, since we will be using acrylic paint.  This program is for children in grades 4-6 with New City or West Nyack library cards.  Registration is limited, and begins on May 1, 2018.

 

 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Sunday May 20, 2018
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Community Tag Sale (Friends of the Library) [RAIN DATE: June 3rd]
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Other
Monday May 21, 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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Investigating Mysteries
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
CONTACT:  Nancy Moskowitz  634-4997 ex. 140  nmoskowitz@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: Conference Room
Tuesday May 22, 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 Spring Session beginning February 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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Princess Party!
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Back by royal decree! Hear royal stories, drink fancy pink punch, and have dainty snacks. All are welcome to wear their finest gowns and jewels! Open to princesses ages 3 and up from New City/West Nyack library families. Limited registration begins May 15.

CONTACT:  Mrs B    
LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Homework Help
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students 2nd grade to 6th grade can join us in the back of the children's room to be assisted with homework assignments.  New City or West Nyack Library card required. 

LOCATION: Other
 
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Battle of the Books
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

A preview of all 8 books for the Fall Battle of the Books.  Copies will be available for participants and a complete schedule of bookd discussion for the summer and event timetable. New members are welcome.

CONTACT:  Mary Phillips  634-4997 Ex 137  mphillips@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Getting Started / Hitting a Wall in Genealogy
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

At this annual GSRC event, panel members will be on hand to present the essentials needed to research: census, cemetery, and vital records. They will address record keeping methods and suggestions to solve that Brick Wall!  At past events, the panel has successfully pointed out ways to solve the road blocks and are ready to help you. Free Handouts to get you started.

CONTACT:  Joe Barbieri  634-4997 x123  jbarbieri@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Wednesday May 23, 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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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
 
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Google Earth Pro
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Learn about exploring the planet - and time, and space! The “pro” version of Google Earth is a powerful digital atlas.

CONTACT:  Joe Barbieri  634-4997 x123  jbarbieri@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
Registration will begin on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Thursday May 24, 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 Spring Session beginning February 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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French through Music
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Learn French vocabulary and useful expressions by listening to and discussing French music of all genres. Registration is required, starting April 19. Call 634-4997, ext. 139.

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Baby & Me
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

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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Homework Help
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students 2nd grade to 6th grade can join us in the back of the children's room to be assisted with homework assignments.  New City or West Nyack Library card required. 

LOCATION: Other
 
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Garden Clean-up & Planting
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Attention all dirt lovers! Let's get together and freshen up our Children's Garden for the coming season! We'll be assisted by the Clarkstown Garden Club so we don't pull up flowers and leave the weeds! Bring your garden gloves if you have them. Open to all New City/West Nyack library members of all ages.

Hope to see you then.

CONTACT:  Mrs B    
LOCATION: Other
 
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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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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 May 25, 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 Spring Session beginning February 15th.

CONTACT:    845-634-4997 x121  
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Sewing for kids!
4:15 PM - 5:30 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
Saturday May 26, 2018
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Genealogy Drop-In
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

An open workshop to work on genealogy issues together.

CONTACT:  Matthew Aull  (845) 634-4997 120  maull@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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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
Sunday May 27, 2018
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Outdoor Concert: Big Band Sound
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

This 20-piece orchestra recreates the swinging sounds of the Big Band Era. Bring chairs/blankets. In the event of inclement weather, concert will be moved indoors.

LOCATION: Other
Tuesday May 29, 2018
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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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Homework Help
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students 2nd grade to 6th grade can join us in the back of the children's room to be assisted with homework assignments.  New City or West Nyack Library card required. 

LOCATION: Other
 
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Film: 2 Schools in Hillburn
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Thurgood Marshall comes to Hillburn when the small village finds itself at the center of a major civil rights case. Filmmaker Joe Allen will take questions after the screening.

CONTACT:  Joe Barbieri  634-4997 x123  jbarbieri@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Wednesday May 30, 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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Help with Overdrive eBooks and Digital Magazines
10:00 AM - 12:00 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  x125  bjennings@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Conference 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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Artist Hang Up
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Backyard Farming
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Anthony Bracco, of Bracco Farms in Orange County, discusses how to adapt small, naturally-grown farm methods to your own garden.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Thursday May 31, 2018
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Baby & Me
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

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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Girls Book Club
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Read our book pick, Mustaches for Maddy by Chad Morris 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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Homework Help
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Students 2nd grade to 6th grade can join us in the back of the children's room to be assisted with homework assignments.  New City or West Nyack Library card required. 

LOCATION: Other
 
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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 June 1, 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 June 2, 2018
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Children's Garden Tea Party
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us in the Children's Garden for our annual celebration to honor our garden volunteers for their hard work! All are welcome. Tea and light refreshments will be available. No registration needed - just come on in! Wear a fancy hat!

LOCATION: Other
Sunday June 3, 2018
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[RAIN DATE] Community Tag Sale (Friends of the Library) [Regular Date: May 20th]
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
LOCATION: Other
 
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Children's Garden Tea Party
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us in the Children's Garden for our annual celebration to honor our garden volunteers for their hard work! All are welcome. Tea and light refreshments will be available. No registration needed - just come on in! Wear a fancy hat!

LOCATION: Other
Monday June 4, 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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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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Orange County Loyalists in the Revolution
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM

Talk by historian Todd Braisted on Orange County Loyalists during the Revolutionary War.

CONTACT:  Joe Barbieri  634-4997 x123  jbarbieri@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 June 5, 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: 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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Reception for the Clarkstown North Art Show
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Clarkstown South Troubadours
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM

This select group of singers from Clarkstown South High will entertain you with with popular songs.  Previous singers often attend and sing a traditional selection with the group. A wonderful muscial start to the summer.

CONTACT:  Mary Phillips  634-4997 Ex 137  mphillip@rcls.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Wednesday June 6, 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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Chair Yoga
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Jewish Harlem
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Amusement Park Fun
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Use virtual reality glasses to experience virtual roller coasters and take the challenge of building a K-Nex roller coaster or ferriswheel. 

Children age 8 and over are welcome to register with a New City or West Nyack library card.  Registration begins May 15th.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Art and Healing
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Thursday June 7, 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 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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Baby & Me
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

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
Friday June 8, 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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Youth Board Meeting & Summer Volunteer Opportunities
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Don't miss out.  Applications forTeen Summer Volunteer Opportunities will be available this afternoon.

CONTACT:  Mary Phillips  634-4997 Ex 137  mphillips@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Saturday June 9, 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 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: Storytime Room
Sunday June 10, 2018
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Outdoor Concert: The Hip Replacements
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Monday June 11, 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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LEGO® Junior Club
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Lego Jr. Club - Join us for some fantastic free play for LEGO® lovers ages 3-6.  This is a drop in program for children with a New City or West Nyack Library card.

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
 
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Jump into Coding
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Get started with coding HTML using CodeAcademy.com.

Patrons will need an email address to get started.

CONTACT:  Matthew Aull  845-634-4997 x120  maull@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Maker Space
Tuesday June 12, 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: 

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 The Midnight Watch: A Novel of the Titanic and the Californian by David Dyer

CONTACT:  Dana Munsch    dmunsch@newcitylibrary.org
LOCATION: Conference Room
Wednesday June 13, 2018
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Chair Yoga
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Shakespeare and Women
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Makey Makey
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Join us to use your creativity with circuitry!  Children 8 and up can register with a New City or West Nyack Library card. Registration begins June 1st. 

LOCATION: Conference Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 11:00 AM     
 
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Agatha is Missing
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Thursday June 14, 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 7, 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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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 June 15, 2018
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LARC Annual Meeting
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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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
Saturday June 16, 2018
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Teddy Bear Picnic
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Bring your lovey - be it bear, bunny or elephant to our picnic party!  We will enjoy stories and games in our Children's Garden.  It the event of rain we will celebrate in our storytime room! 

Children age 3 to 7 can register with a New City or West Nyack library card.  Registration starts June 1st.  (Drop-ins possible based on number of registrants.)

 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 11:00 AM     
 
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Zine Workshop
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

What is a Zine?  It's a homemade magazine.  Participants may draw or write an article for the Zine.  The finished magazine will be printed and distributed to all children.  This program is for children in grades K-6 with a New City or West Nyack library card.  Registration is limited, and begins on June 1, 2018.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Sunday June 17, 2018
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War of the Worlds
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
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
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
Registration will begin on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Collette Fournier Photography
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Collette V. Fournier’s “Retrospective: Spirit of a People” is a historic embodiment of four decades of her photography archives. The hour and a half presentation with a Q & A takes the viewer from black and white to color imagery and from film to digital capture. Fournier’s serial works explore themes of The Amistad: From Mystic Seaport to Nova ScotiaPost Hurricane KatrinaTravels to West Africa, and her community.

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
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!
2:00 PM - 4:00 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.  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 on June 27th at 2:00 p.m. may be necessary.

LOCATION: Other
Registration will begin on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 11:00 AM     
 
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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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Adult Painting Workshop
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Learn about the life and artwork of Vincent Van Gogh while creating a nighttime landscape using oil pastels and watercolors.

Limited registration begins 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: Storytime 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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Online Records from the Rockland County Archives
7:00 PM - 7:00 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
 
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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
Wednesday June 27, 2018
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Chair Yoga
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Telling Your Life Story: A Writing Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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
Registration will begin on Friday, June 15, 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!

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
Registration will begin on Friday, June 15, 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 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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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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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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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
Registration will begin on Friday, June 15, 2018 at 11:00 AM     
 
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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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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
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 4-6 with a New City or West Nyack library card.  Registration is limited, and begins on June 15, 2018.

 

 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Friday, June 15, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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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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Fiction Class
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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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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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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
Registration will begin on Friday, June 15, 2018 at 11:00 AM     
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
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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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
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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Fiction Class
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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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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
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
 
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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
Registration will begin on Friday, June 15, 2018 at 11:00 AM     
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
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
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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Fiction Class
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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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New Careers at 50+
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Explore the amazing world of Monet's brilliant waterscapes and then create your own using blended oil pastels and watercolors.

Limited registration begins 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
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
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: Storytime Room
Tuesday July 24, 2018
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Fiction Class
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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
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 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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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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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
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
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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Fiction Class
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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
 
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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
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
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