Event List


Tuesday November 21, 2017
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New City Kindergarten
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Healthcare Navigator (Patricia Louissaint)
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Group Study Room
 
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Imagination Station
1:30 PM - 2:30 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:  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.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Book Buddies with Mrs B
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

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

This month's title is "Silly Tilly's Thanksgiving Dinner" by Lillian Hoban.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
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NCL Budget Hearing (Marianne Silver)
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Saturday November 25, 2017
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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.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Monday November 27, 2017
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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.

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.

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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Investigating Mysteries
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Tuesday November 28, 2017
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Healthcare Navigator (Patricia Louissaint)
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Group Study Room
 
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Parent & Child Yoga
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Parents and their children ages 2-5 are invited to join Miss Wendy from Little Shanti Yoga for 30 minutes of relaxation, stretching and fun!

  Registration is open to holders of New City or W. Nyack Library cards.  Register online or call the Children's Desk at 634-4997 X121 to register one week before each program date.

 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Storytime
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

This drop-in storytime is best for good little listeners ages 3 and up.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Wednesday November 29, 2017
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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!

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Journey to China
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Photographer and anthropologist Barry Kass takes you on a trip to Shanghai and Hong Kong, the Great Wall and the Yangtze River.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Kindness Rock Project
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Paint rocks with messages of kindness.  Then hide them in community spaces to inspire those who find them.  2nd graders and up can register with a New City or West Nyack library card, starting on November 20th.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
There are 10 spaces available.
 
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We Are the Earth’s Caretakers
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Find out how the environmental decisions we make today will effect our country and our world, with Tom Riley, author of The Big Green Book.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Thursday November 30, 2017
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Fab Four
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM

Join us for this new program for 4- and 5-year old preschoolers. Ongoing registration begins August 15.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Girls Book Club
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Read our book pick, 11 Birthdays, by Wendy Mass 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.  Please note that this program is currently full.  You may call the library to have your daughter placed on our waiting list.  Thank you.

LOCATION: Conference Room
Friday December 1, 2017
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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!!

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Saturday December 2, 2017
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Romper Room on Saturday!
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Join Mrs B for some Romper Room fun on Saturday! Just present your New City or West Nyack library card at the children's reference desk, starting at 10am for today's session. Tickets will be collected at the door of the storytime room. So that the maximum number of children can attend, only one adult per child will be admitted. However, adults may bring all the children in their care. We will be singing, clapping, rhyming, drumming and popping bubbles!

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Sunday December 3, 2017
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Concert: Colonial Holiday Music
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Join Erik Lichack and Eliza Vincz for a concert of vocal and instrumental music performed on the harpsichord and flute.Registration is required. Call 634-4997, ext. 139.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
There are 76 spaces available.
Monday December 4, 2017
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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.

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.

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 with your New City or West Nyack Library Card.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Winter Crafts
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Students Kindergarten and up can joins us for crafting fun!  Make a snowman, a book mark, a wreath to give as gifts or decorate for the season. 

Drop in with your New City or West Nyack Library Card. 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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He Said/She Said Memoir Book Club
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Helen Hayes Hospital: It's History, Namesake and Mission
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

This hospital was the nation’s first state-operated institution dedicated to the treatment of individuals with physical disabilities. It first focused on juvenile tuberculosis, then polio. Examine the path of Helen Hayes Hospital as it transformed itself to meet public need with Mary Creagh, HHH’s director of public relations.

 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Tuesday December 5, 2017
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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 Winter Session beginning November 15th.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Healthcare Navigator (Patricia Louissaint)
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Group Study 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 we will make a craft!

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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Teen Youth Board
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

We are meeting in the Conference Room.  Join us to find out about Community Service Hours and Teen Programs at the Library.  All newcomers welcome.  Refreshments.

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Vision Board Workshop
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Are you planning for your future? Make 2018 exactly what you want it to be. Select and mount images on a board that represent whatever you want to be, do or have in your life. Registration is required. Call 634-4997, ext. 139.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Wednesday December 6, 2017
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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 Nov. 27. Call 634-4997, ext. 139.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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3D Sculpture
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Preschoolers will create a three dimensional sculptural masterpiece.  No registration required.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Kids Create....Andy Goldsworthy!
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

Taking inspiration from this Scottish artist, we will make art from natural materials to remain in the children's garden. His artworks change and are temporary, and so will ours change as the wind and weather affect them. Open to kids in grades 3 and up from New City Library/West Nyack Library families. Dress appropriately for the cold weather...we will be outdoors the whole time! Raindate is Wednesday December 13.

LOCATION: Other
There are 15 spaces available.
 
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Mr. Kurt at Night!
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Thursday December 7, 2017
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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 Winter Session (December, January, February) beginning November 15th.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards. 

 

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 activiies 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.

THIS PROGRAM IS FULL. NO MORE REGISTRATIONS.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Friday December 8, 2017
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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 Winter Session (December, January, February) beginning November 15th. 

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.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Friday, December 1, 2017 at 11:00 AM     
Saturday December 9, 2017
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Hour of Code 3 sessions
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

For all youngsters in grades 3- high school.  All levels including coding games such as Frozen, Moana, Minecraft, Star Wars and Arcades.  The programs also include Scratch and Java Script for more advanced coders.  Join with over 400,000,000 other students worldwide.  Certificates to all participants.  Register for one session.  Space is limited.  Registration starts Monday, November 27.

LOCATION: Conference Room
Registration will begin on Monday, November 27, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
 
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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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Hour of Code 3 sessions
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

For all youngsters in grades 3- high school.  All levels including coding games such as Frozen, Moana, Minecraft, Star Wars and Arcades.  The programs also include Scratch and Java Script for more advanced coders.  Join with over 400,000,000 other students worldwide.  Certificates to all participants.  Register for one session.  Space is limited.  Registration starts Monday, November 27.

LOCATION: Conference Room
Registration will begin on Monday, November 27, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Hour of Code 3 sessions
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

For all youngsters in grades 3- high school.  All levels including coding games such as Frozen, Moana, Minecraft, Star Wars and Arcades.  The programs also include Scratch and Java Script for more advanced coders.  Join with over 400,000,000 other students worldwide.  Certificates to all participants.  Register for one session.  Space is limited.  Registration starts Monday, November 27.

LOCATION: Conference Room
Registration will begin on Monday, November 27, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
Monday December 11, 2017
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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.

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.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Pare Down
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Introduction to Word
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Tuesday December 12, 2017
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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 Winter Session beginning November 15th.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Healthcare Navigator (Patricia Louissaint)
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Group Study Room
 
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Parent & Child Yoga
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM

Parents and their children ages 2-5 are invited to join Miss Wendy from Little Shanti Yoga for 30 minutes of relaxation, stretching and fun!

  Registration is open to holders of New City or W. Nyack Library cards.  Register online or call the Children's Desk at 634-4997 X121 to register one week before each program date.

 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 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 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.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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A Virtual Stroll through the Met's Egyptian Art
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Art lecturer Dr. Mike Norris introduces the Egyptian galleries of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, guiding you from the banks of the Nile to tombs and temples. Discover Ancient Egyptian culture through sculpture, jewelry, mummies, and actual Egyptian buildings.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Meet Instagram
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

An introduction to exploring Instagram. This lecture will cover what Instagram is and how it can be used. 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Chapters Book Discussion
7:15 PM - 8:30 PM

We will be discussing Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue.

LOCATION: Conference Room
Wednesday December 13, 2017
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NCL Board of Trustees Vote
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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NCL Budget Vote
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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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!

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Thursday December 14, 2017
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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 Winter Session (December, January, February) beginning November 15th.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards. 

 

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 activiies 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.

THIS PROGRAM IS FULL. NO MORE REGISTRATIONS.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Friday December 15, 2017
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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 Winter Session (December, January, February) beginning November 15th. 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Kids Film Club
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Drawing from a viewing list created by IntoFilm.org, we will meet almost every month to view a film, have a discussion about it over some pizza, and hopefully have some time to do fun activities related to the movie. This new program is for kids with New City/West Nyack in grades 4 and up. Registration begins December 1. Title to be determined.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Friday, December 1, 2017 at 11:00 AM     
Saturday December 16, 2017
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Crafting Fun!
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Children 4-9 can join us for a crafting session.  A New City or West Nyack library card is required. 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Cloth Collage
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Make a beautiful collage using a variety of felt and fabric.  This program is for children in grades K-6 with a New City or West Nyack card.

Registration is limited, and begins on December 1, 2017. 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Monday December 18, 2017
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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.

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 with your New City or West Nyack Library Card.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Investigating Mysteries
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Tuesday December 19, 2017
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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 Winter Session beginning November 15th.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Healthcare Navigator (Patricia Louissaint)
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Group Study 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:  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.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Velazquez: A Stroke of Genius
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Art historian Clifford Tisdell leads an exploration of the life and work of this individualistic artist of the modern Baroque period, who was one of the most important painters of the Spanish Golden Age.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Book Buddies with Mrs B!
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

This book club is for New City/West Nyack library members in grades K & 1. Each month, we will read a book during our meeting, make a craft related to the story and have a light snack. Mrs B will read aloud and participants will follow along in their copies of the book, which are provided at the session. Children can register for one month, two months, or every session - whatever works best for your family. Noone is pressured to read aloud or ever put on the spot! The goal of this program is to engage children with books so they enjoy reading! Hope to see you there.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Friday, December 1, 2017 at 11:00 AM     
Wednesday December 20, 2017
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NCL Board of Trustees Vote (Snow Date)
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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NCL Budget Vote (Snow Date)
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Winter Solstice
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

Celebrate the Winter Solstice! The shortest day of the year is here.  Children in grades K-3 with a New City or West Nyack Card can join us for a story and a craft!

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Deer Decoration
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM

A child and their parent/guardian will make an adorable deer centerpiece. This program is for children ages 3-6 and no registration is required.  Just come on by!

LOCATION: Storytime 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
Thursday December 21, 2017
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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 Winter Session (December, January, February) beginning November 15th.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards. 

 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Handcrafted Soap
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

We will make, mold and scent a luscious bar of glycerine soap.  This program is for children in grades 3-6 with a New City or West Nyack library card.  Registration is limited, and begins on December 15, 2017.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
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Graphic Novel Book Club
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Friday, December 1, 2017 at 11:00 AM     
 
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NCL Board Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Friday December 22, 2017
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Parent & Child Yoga
11:30 AM - 12:10 PM

Parents and their children ages 2-5 are invited to join Miss Wendy from Little Shanti Yoga for 30 minutes of relaxation, stretching and fun!

  Registration is open to holders of New City or W. Nyack Library cards.  Register online or call the Children's Desk at 634-4997 X121 to register one week before each program date.

 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Friday, December 8, 2017 at 11:00 AM     
 
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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 Winter Session (December, January, February) beginning November 15th. 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Tuesday December 26, 2017
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Healthcare Navigator (Patricia Louissaint)
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Group Study 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
Wednesday December 27, 2017
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Create-A-Toon
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

 Bring your imagination and your tech skills to use apps to create your own comic strip.   Students grade 3 and up, with a New City or West Nyack card can register starting Dec. 15th, registration limited.  

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Sew a Quilt
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Learn how to cut out and piece together a small, quilted pillowcase.

This program is for children in grades 4-7 with a New City or West Nyack library card who have already taken one or more of our sewing classes.

Please be available to bring your child to ALL THREE classes, so that she or he can complete the sewing project.

Registration is limited, and begins on December 15th, 2017.

 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Thursday December 28, 2017
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Sew a Quilt
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Learn how to cut out and piece together a small, quilted pillowcase.

This program is for children in grades 4-7 with a New City or West Nyack library card who have already taken one or more of our sewing classes.

Please be available to bring your child to ALL THREE classes, so that she or he can complete the sewing project.

Registration is limited, and begins on December 15th, 2017.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Girls Book Club
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Read our book pick, Project Mulberry by Linda Sue Park 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.  Please note that this program is currently full.  You may call the library to have your daughter placed on our waiting list.  Thank you.

LOCATION: Conference 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!

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Warm Up America (Frieda Luxenberg)
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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NCL Board Meeting [SNOW DATE]
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Friday December 29, 2017
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Sew a Quilt
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Learn how to cut out and piece together a small, quilted pillowcase.

This program is for children in grades 4-7 with a New City or West Nyack library card who have already taken one or more of our sewing classes.

Please be available to bring your child to ALL THREE classes, so that she or he can complete the sewing project.

Registration is limited, and begins on December 15th, 2017.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Tuesday January 2, 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 Winter Session beginning November 15th.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Healthcare Navigator (Patricia Louissaint)
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Group Study 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 we will make a craft!

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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He Said/She Said Memoir Book Club
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Wednesday January 3, 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!

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Snowflake String Art
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Children 2nd grade and up can join us with a New City or West Nyack Library Card as we create string art snowflakes!

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Teen Book Discussion
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Findingy Audrey by Sophie Kinsella will be avaiable in the lobby begiinnig December 4.  . Sparkling dialogue, carefully developed characters, great parent-child interaction, and a bit of rom-com all join to demonstrate the author's expertise in developing a compelling story.  A deep and sensitive portrayal of a British teen's recovery from a traumatic experience.   We will also have a complete list of all the books for the next Battle of the Books at that time.

LOCATION: Conference Room
Thursday January 4, 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 Winter Session beginning November 15th.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards. 

 

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 paretiucipate, but must remain in the library.

THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL. NO MORE REGISTRATIONS.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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 January 5, 2018
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just 3's
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM

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

  Register for the Winter Session (December, January, February) beginning November 15th. 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Chess Club
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Saturday January 6, 2018
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Teen Paint Party
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

In tribute to The Lion, the Witch. and the Wardrobe, you can paint this winter's glowing light.  Or you can paint your own  original painting.  Limited enrollment.  Registration starts Tuesday, December 26.  Refreshment breaks.  This painting takes approximately 3 hours.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
Monday January 8, 2018
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Wee Ones
9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

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

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

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Pare Down
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Tuesday January 9, 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 Winter Session beginning November 15th.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Healthcare Navigator (Patricia Louissaint)
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Group Study Room
 
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Drive-in Movies
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Preschoolers will watch their favorite picture books come to life on the big screen while sitting in a cozy cardboard coupe. 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Parent & Child Yoga
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Parents and their children ages 2-5 are invited to join Miss Wendy from Little Shanti Yoga for 30 minutes of relaxation, stretching and fun!

  Registration is open to holders of New City or W. Nyack Library cards.  Register online or call the Children's Desk at 634-4997 X121 to register one week before each program date.

 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, January 2, 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 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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Costume Design
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Explore this creative field with designer Helene Beba Shamash, a professor at Ramapo College. See examples of her work and hear about her career.

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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Spanish for Fun!
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Hola!  Children in grades K-3 are invited to learn some basic Spanish language vocabulary and phrases through song, art and games with instructor Amy Kanarak.  Limited registration available to holders of New City or W. Nyack library cards.  Register online for this 8 week course beginning January 2, 2018.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Chapters Book Discussion
7:15 PM - 8:15 PM

We will be discussing Orhan’s Inheritance by Aline Ohansia.

LOCATION: Conference Room
Wednesday January 10, 2018
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Romper Room
10:00 AM - 10:45 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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Tai Chi Chih
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

A moving meditation that improves both mental and physical health, this exercise regimen involves slow, gentle movements. Oreann Kempadoo, RN leads this class for all ages and levels. Registration is required, starting Dec. 28. Call 634-4997, ext. 139.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Romper Room
11:00 AM - 11:45 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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Irving Berlin
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Sit down and listen to the story of one of the greatest songwriters of popular songs with Martin Schneit. Learn how this immigrant from Russia became the classic ragtime to riches story.

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!!




 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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The 3D Printing Revolution!
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Learn about the advances in technology with a lecture that details the endless possibilites of 3D printing. 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Thursday January 11, 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 Winter Session beginning November 15th.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards. 

 

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 paretiucipate, but must remain in the library.

THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL. NO MORE REGISTRATIONS.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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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Help with Overdrive eBooks and Digital Magazines
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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

LOCATION: Conference 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.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Friday January 12, 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 Winter Session (December, January, February) beginning November 15th. 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Teen Movie and Laser Tag
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Registration starts Monday, December 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 7 PM.   Movie starts at 4 PM.  Pizza and drinks available during the movie.  Limited enrollment.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Monday, December 18, 2017 at 9:00 AM     
Saturday January 13, 2018
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Snowman Craft
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Create an adorable snowman using recycled materials. This program is for children in grades K-6 with a New City or West Nyack library card.  Registration is limited and begins on January 1, 2018.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Tuesday January 16, 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 Winter Session beginning November 15th.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Healthcare Navigator (Patricia Louissaint)
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Group Study Room
 
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Drive-in Movies
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Preschoolers will watch their favorite picture books come to life on the big screen while sitting in a cozy cardboard coupe. 

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.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Fika
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Fika is considered a social institution in Sweden; it means taking a break, most often a coffee break, with one’s colleagues, friends or family. This winter we invite you to adopt this habit.
Come to the library, enjoy a cup of coffee, make a craft, do some coloring or just chat with a friend.

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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Spanish for Fun!
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Hola!  Children in grades K-3 are invited to learn some basic Spanish language vocabulary and phrases through song, art and games with instructor Amy Kanarak.  Limited registration available to holders of New City or W. Nyack library cards.  Register online for this 8 week course beginning January 2, 2018.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Wednesday January 17, 2018
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Romper Room
10:00 AM - 10:45 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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Tai Chi Chih
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

A moving meditation that improves both mental and physical health, this exercise regimen involves slow, gentle movements. Oreann Kempadoo, RN leads this class for all ages and levels. Registration is required, starting Dec. 28. Call 634-4997, ext. 139.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Romper Room
11:00 AM - 11:45 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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Happy Birthday Winnie the Pooh!
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Celebrate A.A. Milne's Birthday with stories and crafts.  Children ages 4-7 join us with your New City or West Nyack Library Card.

LOCATION: Storytime 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
Thursday January 18, 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 Winter Session beginning November 15th.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards. 

 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Beading: Right Angle Weave
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Crafter Amy Kanarek teaches basic right angle weave: a must-learn for any beadweaver. Play with color and patterns for endless design possibilities. Registration is required, starting Jan. 4. Call 634-4997, ext. 139.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Become a Better Typist
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Let's work together to become faster, more accurate typists! 

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 paretiucipate, but must remain in the library.

THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL. NO MORE REGISTRATIONS.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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.

 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
There are 9 spaces available.
 
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Introduction to Google Drive
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn the basics of Google's free, cloud-based alternative to Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.  You must have access to a Google account prior to the class. Registration starts January 11th.

LOCATION: Conference Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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NCL Board Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Friday January 19, 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 Winter Session (December, January, February) beginning November 15th. 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Family Bingo Night
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Bring the whole family for an evening of BINGO fun with prizes and light refreshments.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Saturday January 20, 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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Family Luau
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

It may be cold outside, but we are on a tropical island.  Families with children 3 and older can join us for music, stories & games. New City or West Nyack library card required. 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Sunday January 21, 2018
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Concert: The Swedish Meatball
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

The Swedish Meatballs — a group of talented, spicy, flavorful musicians formed just like a recipe — are a little bit of this and a dash of that! Enjoy Scandinavian/American music with flare. Registration is required, starting Jan. 8. Call 634-4997, ext. 139.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Monday January 22, 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.

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

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Winter Bird Feeders
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Children 4yrs and older can join us as we make winter birdfeeders.  Registration begins Jan. 15th with a New City or West Nyack Library card.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Introduction to Powerpoint
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Tuesday January 23, 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 Winter Session beginning November 15th.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Healthcare Navigator (Patricia Louissaint)
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Group Study Room
 
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Drive-in Movies
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Preschoolers will watch their favorite picture books come to life on the big screen while sitting in a cozy cardboard coupe. 

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Parent & Child Yoga
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM

Parents and their children ages 2-5 are invited to join Miss Wendy from Little Shanti Yoga for 30 minutes of relaxation, stretching and fun!

  Registration is open to holders of New City or W. Nyack Library cards.  Register online or call the Children's Desk at 634-4997 X121 to register one week before each program date.

 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, January 16, 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 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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Fika
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Fika is considered a social institution in Sweden; it means taking a break, most often a coffee break, with one’s colleagues, friends or family. This winter we invite you to adopt this habit.
Come to the library, enjoy a cup of coffee, make a craft, do some coloring or just chat with a friend.

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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Spanish for Fun!
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Hola!  Children in grades K-3 are invited to learn some basic Spanish language vocabulary and phrases through song, art and games with instructor Amy Kanarak.  Limited registration available to holders of New City or W. Nyack library cards.  Register online for this 8 week course beginning January 2, 2018.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Accessing Federal Records
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Learn to better access records of the federal government including Passenger Arrival records, Census data, and Naturalization records. 
A brief meeting of the Genealogical Society of Rockland County will precede the lecture.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Wednesday January 24, 2018
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Romper Room
10:00 AM - 10:45 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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Tai Chi Chih
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

A moving meditation that improves both mental and physical health, this exercise regimen involves slow, gentle movements. Oreann Kempadoo, RN leads this class for all ages and levels. Registration is required, starting Dec. 28. Call 634-4997, ext. 139.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Romper Room
11:00 AM - 11:45 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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Grammar for Grownups!
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Untangle your syntax! Punctuate with power! Relive the grammar experience of your youth in a pain-free, pleasurable setting with writer Ellen Jovin.

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!

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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3D Printing Workshop
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Come and learn to design a 3D model to be printed out on the library's 3D printer.  Call x139 to register starting January 16th

LOCATION: Conference Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Thursday January 25, 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 Winter Session beginning November 15th.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards. 

 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Beading: Right Angle Weave
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting 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 paretiucipate, but must remain in the library.

THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL. NO MORE REGISTRATIONS.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Girls Book Club
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Read our book pick (TBD) 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.  Please note that this program is currently full.  You may call the library to have your daughter placed on our waiting list.  Thank you.

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
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!

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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NCL Board Meeting [SNOW DATE]
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Friday January 26, 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 Winter Session (December, January, February) beginning November 15th. 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Invent with Little Bits
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

Little Bits are electronic circuits that are held together by magnets.  Depending upon how you arrange them, you can build a variety of cool items: a flashlight, a fan, a doorbell and more.  Little Bits teach the building blocks of coding.  Children in grades 3 & up are invited to come and experiment. Register online with your New City or W. Nyack Library card.

Please note: If you registered for a previous session, you will be placed on the waiting list so others have a chance to participate.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Saturday January 27, 2018
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Genealogy Workshop - Naturalization Records
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Get a better understanding of what is and what isn't involved with naturalization records and how to access this information. 

LOCATION: Conference Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at 4:33 PM     
 
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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.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Free Practice SAT from the Princeton Review
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Get an answer to "How am I doing?" with this free SAT.  With this test, you can find out your approximate  score before taking the College Board's SAT.  Registration starts Monday, January 9.  Limited space available.  You need to bring #2 pencils and a working calculator.  You can also bring a covered drink and light snacks for our short breaks.  This is a 4 hour test and includes the essay.  Snow date is Sunday, February 4, 12-4.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Sunday January 28, 2018
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Quilt take down
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Monday January 29, 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.

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

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Family Pajama Storytime
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Grab your pillow and your favorite stuffed toy and settle in with your family for some stories before bedtime.  Best for little listeners ages 3 & up.  Open to holders of New City or W. Nyack Library cards.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Slavery, White Supremacy & the Civil War
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Dr. Walt Brown will discuss how the attitude of white supremacy was strengthened by the institution of slavery, and how this attitude not only survived the Civil War but still exists today.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Tuesday January 30, 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 Winter Session beginning November 15th.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Healthcare Navigator (Patricia Louissaint)
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
LOCATION: Group Study Room
 
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Drive-in Movies
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Preschoolers will watch their favorite picture books come to life on the big screen while sitting in a cozy cardboard coupe. 

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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Fika
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Fika is considered a social institution in Sweden; it means taking a break, most often a coffee break, with one’s colleagues, friends or family. This winter we invite you to adopt this habit.
Come to the library, enjoy a cup of coffee, make a craft, do some coloring or just chat with a friend.

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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Spanish for Fun!
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Hola!  Children in grades K-3 are invited to learn some basic Spanish language vocabulary and phrases through song, art and games with instructor Amy Kanarak.  Limited registration available to holders of New City or W. Nyack library cards.  Register online for this 8 week course beginning January 2, 2018.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Teen Youth Board
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

We are meeting in the Conference Room.  Join us to find out about Community Service Hours and Teen Programs at the Library.  All newcomers welcome.  Refreshments.

LOCATION: Conference Room
Wednesday January 31, 2018
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Romper Room
10:00 AM - 10:45 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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Tai Chi Chih
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

A moving meditation that improves both mental and physical health, this exercise regimen involves slow, gentle movements. Oreann Kempadoo, RN leads this class for all ages and levels. Registration is required, starting Dec. 28. Call 634-4997, ext. 139.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Romper Room
11:00 AM - 11:45 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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Easy, Fun & Raw
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Find out how to add more raw food to your family’s diet for your health during this fun-filled workshop. Get some hands-on experience rolling chocolate
truffles while discussing climate change.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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College Night
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Thursday February 1, 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 Winter Session beginning November 15th.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards. 

 

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.

THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL. NO MORE REGISTRATIONS.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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 February 2, 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 Winter Session (December, January, February) beginning November 15th. 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Chess Club
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Saturday February 3, 2018
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Romper Room on Saturday!
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Join Mrs B for some Romper Room fun on Saturday! Just present your New City or West Nyack library card at the children's reference desk, starting at 10am for today's session. Tickets will be collected at the door of the storytime room. So that the maximum number of children can attend, only one adult per child will be admitted. However, adults may bring all the children in their care. We will be singing, clapping, rhyming, drumming and popping bubbles!

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Sunday February 4, 2018
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Snow Date for 1/27/18 SAT
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This is a Snow Date for the previous Saturday's SAT.  Teens who have registered for the 1/27/18 SAT, do not need to register.  Any teens not registered must call or email Mary Phillips before Friday 1/2/18 to inquire about available space.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Monday February 5, 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.

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

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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The Vikings: Coming to America, 1000 A.D
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Nearly 500 years before Columbus, Vikings landed in North America. While later Europeans established a presence in the Western hemisphere, the Vikings failed to do so. Why? Find out with Professor Peter Burkholder of Fairleigh Dickinson Universtiy.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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He Said/She Said Memoir Book Club
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Tuesday February 6, 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 Winter Session beginning November 15th.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards.

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

Parents and their children ages 2-5 are invited to join Miss Wendy from Little Shanti Yoga for 30 minutes of relaxation, stretching and fun!

  Registration is open to holders of New City or W. Nyack Library cards.  Register online or call the Children's Desk at 634-4997 X121 to register one week before each program date.

 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, January 30, 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 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!

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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Spanish for Fun!
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Hola!  Children in grades K-3 are invited to learn some basic Spanish language vocabulary and phrases through song, art and games with instructor Amy Kanarak.  Limited registration available to holders of New City or W. Nyack library cards.  Register online for this 8 week course beginning January 2, 2018.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Wednesday February 7, 2018
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Romper Room
10:00 AM - 10:45 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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Tai Chi Chih
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

A moving meditation that improves both mental and physical health, this exercise regimen involves slow, gentle movements. Oreann Kempadoo, RN leads this class for all ages and levels. Registration is required, starting Dec. 28. Call 634-4997, ext. 139.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Romper Room
11:00 AM - 11:45 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
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Paper Quilling
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Children grades 3-6 can join us for the art of paper quilling.  Participants will create a papercraft.  Registration starts Feb 1st with a New City or West Nyack library card. 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Spotlight on Local Filmaker
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

View a screening of the short films Riding with Sunshine and The Test. Then discuss them with the filmmaker Kristian Comer.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Thursday February 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 Winter Session beginning November 15th.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards. 

 

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.

THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL. NO MORE REGISTRATIONS.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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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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.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Friday February 9, 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 Winter Session (December, January, February) beginning November 15th. 

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.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Teens' Chocolate Workshop
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Create delicious chocolates for your special Valentine, family and friends.  We will be using a variety of molds and colored candy creating hearts and flowers.  We will also make designer pretzels, covered in chocolate and decorated with candies.  Limited enrollment.  Registration starts Monday, January 29.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Monday, January 29, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Saturday February 10, 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 February 11, 2018
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Mitchell’s Mellow Madness
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Enjoy beautiful, upbeat and creative jazz in many styles including swing and Latin. Registration is required, starting Jan. 29. Call 634-4997, ext. 139.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Monday February 12, 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.

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

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Pare Down
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Introduction to Excel
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
Tuesday February 13, 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 Winter Session beginning November 15th.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards.

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.

 

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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Spanish for Fun!
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Hola!  Children in grades K-3 are invited to learn some basic Spanish language vocabulary and phrases through song, art and games with instructor Amy Kanarak.  Limited registration available to holders of New City or W. Nyack library cards.  Register online for this 8 week course beginning January 2, 2018.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Share Listen Learn : African American Stories
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Our popular series continues with African American Stories from around Rockland County.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Chapters Book Discussion
7:15 PM - 8:15 PM

We will be discussing The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer.

LOCATION: Conference Room
Wednesday February 14, 2018
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Romper Room
10:00 AM - 10:45 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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Tai Chi Chih
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

A moving meditation that improves both mental and physical health, this exercise regimen involves slow, gentle movements. Oreann Kempadoo, RN leads this class for all ages and levels. Registration is required, starting Dec. 28. Call 634-4997, ext. 139.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Romper Room
11:00 AM - 11:45 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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Valentine's Day Crafts
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Celebrate Valentine's Day, and create a fun craft!  Children grades K-6,  join us with your New City or West Nyack Library Card. 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Thursday February 15, 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 Winter Session beginning November 15th.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards. 

 

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.

THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL. NO MORE REGISTRATIONS.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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.

 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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NCL Board Meeting
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Friday February 16, 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 Winter Session (December, January, February) beginning November 15th. 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Teen Movie and Laser Tag
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Registration starts Monday, February 5  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.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Monday, February 5, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Invent with Little Bits
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

Little Bits are electronic circuits that are held together by magnets.  Depending upon how you arrange them, you can build a variety of cool items: a flashlight, a fan, a doorbell and more.  Little Bits teach the building blocks of coding.  Children in grades 3 & up are invited to come and experiment. Register online with your New City or W. Nyack Library card.

Please note: If you registered for a previous session, you will be placed on the waiting list so others have a chance to participate.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Saturday February 17, 2018
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Super Shadow Boxes
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Turn an ordinary cardboard box into a beautiful three-dimensional scene.  This program is for children in grades 3-6 with a New City or West Nyack library card.  Registration is limited, and begins on February 1, 2018.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Paper Bead Necklace - Teen Program
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Make a colorful necklace out of paper.  We will rolling paper beads and stringing them. Limited enrollment.  Registraton starts Monday, February 5.

LOCATION: Conference Room
Registration will begin on Monday, February 5, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Sunday February 18, 2018
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Free Practice ACT from the Princeton Review
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

What's the best College Extrance Exam for me?  Take the ACT and  compare your scores to the SAT, and you'll know which one to take and report to colleges.  Registration starts Monday, February 5.  Limited enrollment.  You need to bring #2 pencils and a working calculator.  You can also bring a covered drink and light snacks for our short breaks.  This is a 4 hour test and will include the essay.  Snow dte March 4.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Registration will begin on Monday, February 5, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
Tuesday February 20, 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 Winter Session beginning November 15th.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards.

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

Parents and their children ages 2-5 are invited to join Miss Wendy from Little Shanti Yoga for 30 minutes of relaxation, stretching and fun!

  Registration is open to holders of New City or W. Nyack Library cards.  Register online or call the Children's Desk at 634-4997 X121 to register one week before each program date.

 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, February 6, 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 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.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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3D Printing Workshop
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Come and learn to design a 3D model to be printed out on the library's 3D printer.  Call x139 to register starting Tuesday, February 13th.

LOCATION: Conference Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Spanish for Fun!
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Hola!  Children in grades K-3 are invited to learn some basic Spanish language vocabulary and phrases through song, art and games with instructor Amy Kanarak.  Limited registration available to holders of New City or W. Nyack library cards.  Register online for this 8 week course beginning January 2, 2018.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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Third Annual Baking Competition
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

(Snow date: Wednesday, Feb. 28, 7 PM)
Enter the competition, or volunteer to be one of our judges! Contestants will bring their entries (sliced up for easy tasting) and recieve an entry number. Everyone in attendance will get three tickets
to drop in the jars of their favorite entries. The entry with the most tickets will win. Prizes will be awarded and delicious food will be shared.
If you would like to enter the contest, call 634-4997, ext. 139, starting Feb. 6. If you would like to be a judge, call the same number starting Feb. 13.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Wednesday February 21, 2018
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FACTS Book Club
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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Lunar New Year Celebration!
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Come be in a dragon parade, have some snacks and do crafts to celebrate this holiday. For kids with New City or West Nyack Library cards in grades 2 and up. Register online by clicking the button below.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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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!!




 

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!

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
Thursday February 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 Winter Session beginning November 15th.
Open to holders of New City and W. Nyack Library cards. 

 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Thursday Afternoon at the Movies
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
 
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Girls Book Club
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Read our book pick (TBD) 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.  Please note that this program is currently full.  You may call the library to have your daughter placed on our waiting list.  Thank you.

LOCATION: Conference Room
 
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NCL Board Meeting [SNOW DATE]
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
LOCATION: Meeting Room
Friday February 23, 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 Winter Session (December, January, February) beginning November 15th. 

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Invent with Little Bits
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

Little Bits are electronic circuits that are held together by magnets.  Depending upon how you arrange them, you can build a variety of cool items: a flashlight, a fan, a doorbell and more.  Little Bits teach the building blocks of coding.  Children in grades 3 & up are invited to come and experiment. Register online with your New City or W. Nyack Library card.

Please note: If you registered for a previous session, you will be placed on the waiting list so others have a chance to participate.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Saturday February 24, 2018
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Genealogy Workshop - Passenger Arrival Records
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Learn to navigate the sea of information of passenger arrival records that can help your genealogical search. 

LOCATION: Conference Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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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.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Monday February 26, 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.

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

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Family Pajama Storytime
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Grab your pillow and your favorite stuffed toy and settle in with your family for some stories before bedtime.  Best for little listeners ages 3 & up.  Open to holders of New City or W. Nyack Library cards.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
 
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Safeguarding Your Finances
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Learn ways to protect your financial information in a computerized world with Main Street Asset Management.

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Tuesday February 27, 2018
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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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Spanish for Fun!
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Hola!  Children in grades K-3 are invited to learn some basic Spanish language vocabulary and phrases through song, art and games with instructor Amy Kanarak.  Limited registration available to holders of New City or W. Nyack library cards.  Register online for this 8 week course beginning January 2, 2018.

LOCATION: Storytime Room
Registration will begin on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 9:00 AM     
 
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FILM: Finding Your Roots: In Search of Our Fathers
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Three guests know almost nothing about their fathers' past. Stephen King's father walked out on the family when Stephen was two years old and never returned; Courtney Vance's father was a foster child and never knew who his biological parents were -- after his suicide, Courtney wants to learn more about his roots; and Gloria Reuben's father was 78 years old when she was born -- he died when she was young, taking the secret of his ancestry with him. Henry Louis Gates solves the mystery of their paternal ancestry and introduces them to relatives they never knew they had.
A brief meeting of the Genealogical Society of Rockland County will precede the Film

LOCATION: Meeting Room
Wednesday February 28, 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 librari