July 22, 2015

***Important Update for Beach Bag Book Club Paper Towns Pre-Screening!!!***

If you are registered for the Beach Bag Book Club Pre-Screening Party of “Paper Towns” please be aware that the time of the event has been changed. The release of the movie, “Paper Towns” has special restrictions. It cannot be released before 9:00PM, on Thursday, July 23. Due to this change, parents or caregivers are welcome to attend for $10.00. Cash only payment received at the door. Please arrive earlier to check in.
Date of the event: Thursday, July 23
Time 8:30PM
Place: Seaford Cinemas 
Cost: FREE for our teens
Unlimited soda and popcorn!
Please let us know if you are not available to attend this event. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you. Please feel free to call or email me with any questions.  

June 23, 2015

TEEN SUMMER READING CLUB 2015

SRC KICK-OFF PARTY on TUESDAY, JULY 7TH at 7PM
Join us to kick-off the summer right and Unmask at our SRC pizza party on July 7th at 7pm!  Sign up for the teen summer reading club while eating pizza, playing Bingo and other fun games, making crafts, and entering raffles to win more prizes! All students entering grades 6-12 in September can join NBL’s summer reading club from July 7th to August 14th. As a member you will read books, write reviews of the books you have read, and submit them for a chance to win the weekly raffle. When you sign up for the summer reading club you will get a chance to guess how many candies are in the jar at the library. The closest guess wins the whole jar!

Teen Yoga
Wednesdays, July 8, 15, 22, 29 and August 5, 5-6pm
Improve your flexibility and reduce stress with yoga instructor Vicky Seff. Please wear comfortable clothes and bring your yoga mat to class.

Chess Club
Children (3rd-6th Grade) 7:00-7:55pm
YA & Adults (7th-Adult) 8:00-8:55pm
Our chess club will meet this summer on Wednesdays, July 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th and August 5th & 12th. New players of all skill levels welcome!

Superhero Cupcakes
Thursday, July 9th 7-8:15pm
Join us to whip up some delicious superhero cupcakes from scratch! This class may contain food allergens.

Spiderman Quesadilla
Monday, July13th 4:30-5:30pm
We will make and decorate our own Spidey cheese quesadillas. Yum! This class may contain food allergens.

YA Coding
Tuesdays, July 14th & 21st 6:30-8:30pm
Learn the basics of computer language, code structure and implementation. Sharper Training Solutions will teach us how to write a script that will move objects on the screen and trigger movement of other objects.

Craft Buddies
Fridays, July 17th, 24th & 31st, 2 – 2:45pm
Volunteer to help young children create fun summer craft projects! Community service will be awarded.

Learn How to Draw Super Hero Workshop
Thursday, July 23rd 7-8:30pm
Comic artist Kelly Gordon will share tips and solid tools that will help you develop your comic drawing skills. All materials provided.

Beach Bag Book Club: Movie Party: Premier of “Paper Towns”
Thursday, July 23rd, 7pm
Join us at the Seaford Cinemas for a pre-release viewing of the movie Paper Towns. We will chat with author, Jen Calonita, and enjoy popcorn & soda. This event is sponsored by the Merrick, North Merrick and North Bellmore libraries. Registration required.

Captain America Pizza
Monday, July 27th, 7-8pm
Learn how to make delicious pizza from scratch, and then decorate it in true superhero fashion! This class may contain food allergens.

Fashion Design Workshop
Tuesday, July 28th, 7-8pm
Learn to use fashion figures to draw your own fashion designs.  Add fabrics to make swatches or a 3-D collage.  Get project inspiration and instruction from a fashion designer! All materials provided.

Draw Your Own Anime T-Shirt Workshop
Thursday, July 30th, 7-8:30pm
Join comic artist Kelly Gordon to draw popular or original character art work to be transferred on a white t-shirt. You provide the t-shirt.

YA Movie: Insurgent
Tuesday, August 4th, 3:30pm
It’s finally on DVD! Divergent Series: Insurgent raises the stakes for Tris as she searches for allies and answers in the ruins of a futuristic Chicago. Rated PG-13

Superhero Decorated Cookies
Monday, August 10th, 5-6pm
Create Spiderman web or Green Lantern cookies using frosting, cookie icing, fondant, candies, and other treats. This class may contain food allergens.

Beach Bag Book Club
Wednesday, August 12th, 6:30PM
Join our favorite teen author, Jen Calonita to discuss fun summer reads with famous authors! Bestselling author Sarah Rees Brennan will join us in August. Sarah is the author of the Demon’s Lexicon trilogy and the co-author, with Justine Larbalestier, of Team Human. Sarah has also contributed her writing talent to the New York Times bestselling series, the “Bane Chronicles” and will discuss it with us. Our club will meet at the Merrick Library at 2279 Merrick Avenue.

No Sew Superhero Costumes
Thursday, August 13th 5-6pm
We will have fun learning how to make a superhero costume using felt, large superhero cutouts for symbols, hot glue gun and fabric scissors to make it. We will donate these costumes to a Children’s Hospital. Community service will be awarded.

SUMMER READING CLUB FINALE PARTY
FRIDAY, AUGUST 14th, 4pm
Join us to celebrate the finale of the Summer Reading Club! If you submitted at least 1 book review this summer you will get an exclusive invitation to the SRC Finale Party! We will have pizza, ice cream and the GAME TRUCK! End your summer with a bang!

Registration for all SRC programs begins July 1st.You must register for all programs in advance online or at the Adult Reference Desk. Young Adult Programs are open to all North Bellmore patrons entering grades 6 - 12 in the fall. If you have any questions or need any special accommodations to attend, please contact Mrs. Tymecki at jtymecki@northbellmorelibrary.org or 785-6260 ext. 312.

June 5, 2015

June Programs

BEACH BAG BOOK CLUB
Wednesday, June 10th, 6:30pm
Do you like to read? Interested in meeting famous authors? We have the perfect book club for you! We have once again teamed up with the Merrick and N. Merrick Library to bring back the Beach Bag Book Club. At each event, hosted by our favorite author Jen Calonita, you will get to discuss a book with not only Ms. Calonita, but with the author of the book itself! We are starting our club off with a bang, hosting best selling authors, Carolyn Mackler and Jenny Han. You will not want to miss this event! Everyone that signs up gets a beach bag to tote all of your favorite books around in this summer. The event will take place at the Merrick Library. There will be snacks and raffles. Sign up in advance online or at the Adult Reference Desk. Open to grades 6 +

CANVAS ART FOR DAD
Tuesday, June 16th 3:30pm
Can’t think of anything good to get for dear old dad for Father’s Day? Join Mrs. T to create a unique canvas masterpiece for your dad, uncle or grandpa. All materials supplied.

S’MORES PIZZA
Tuesday, June 16th 7-8pm
Are you ready to make s’more delicious treats? Join Mrs. Kathy to make pizza dough then add chocolate, marshmallows and graham crackers. This class may contain food allergens.

CHESS CLUB
Children (3rd-6th Grade) 7:-7:55pm
YA & Adults (7th-Adult) 8:-8:55pm
Our chess club will meet on Tuesdays, June 9th & 23rd. New players welcome! All skill levels welcome. Sign up any night the club meets.



Coffee House for Parents/Caregivers of 
Special Needs Children and Teens
Please join us on Tuesday, June 30th at 7:30pm for a Coffee House for Parents/Caregivers of Special Needs Children and Teens. Our goal is to make special needs programming/services more accessible to the special needs population. Meet with Young Adult Librarian, Jessica Tymecki to discuss our plans and listen to your needs.  We are always looking for ways to help our community so please feel free to come in with any ideas you may have for us. We are always happy to help!

TEEN SUMMER READING CLUB 2015
UNMASK @ YOUR LIBRARY
SRP Kick-Off Party on Tuesday, July 7th 7pm
Join us to kick-off the summer right and Unmask at our SRP pizza party on July 7th at 7pm!  Sign up for the teen summer reading club while eating pizza, playing Bingo and other fun games, making crafts, and entering raffles to win more prizes!  All students entering 6th through 12th grade in September can join NBL’s summer reading club from July 7th to August 14th.  As a member you will read books, write reviews of the books you have read, and submit them for a chance to win the weekly raffle. When you sign up for the summer reading club you will get a chance to guess how many candies are in the jar at the library. The closest guess wins the whole jar!



May 6, 2015

MAY PROGRAMS

Chess Club

Children (3rd-6th Grade) 7:-7:55pm
YA & Adults (7
th-Adult) 8:-8:55pm
Check or Checkmate? Do you play chess or are you interested in learning? If you would like to be part of a chess club, we have the right one for you. Our chess club will meet on Tuesdays, May 12th & 19th and 26th. New players welcome! Sign up any night the club meets.

Shake & Make Ice Cream
Thursday, May 14th 7pm
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream!! Join us for a fun and delicious ice cream making program, then enjoy a delicious ice cream sundae!This class may contain food allergens.

TEEN JOB STYLE WORKSHOP
Monday, May 18th 7pm
Looking for a summer job? This workshop will help tweens and teens prepare, practice and acquire this incredibly vital skill set. We will address the specific needs of today's young job seekers including: obtaining working papers, job applications, references, resume writing, cover letters, dressing for success, interviewing, networking, and college application preparation. Get the training you need to become the best candidate!

TEEN Paint Nite
Wednesday, May 20th 7-8:30pm
Join us for a fun night of socializing, painting and smoothies! All painters will work on the same image while the instructor takes you through each step. No painting knowledge necessary. Bring home a masterpiece that you will be proud to hang on your wall. You may find your inner artist! All materials provided. Open to grades 5 and up.

Beach Bag Book Club
Wednesday, June 10th 7pm
It’s baaaack!! We have once again teamed up with the Merrick and North Merrick Library to bring back the Beach Bag Book Club. At each event, hosted by young adult author Jen Calonita (Secrets of My Hollywood Life and Belles series), teens will get to discuss a book pre-selected for them with not only Ms. Calonita, but with the author of the book itself! We are starting our club off with a bang, hosting best selling authors, Carolyn Mackler and Jenny Han. You will not want to miss this event! Everyone that signs up gets a beach bag to tote all of your favorite books around in this summer. The event will take place at the Merrick Library. There will be snacks and raffles. Sign up in advance online or at the Adult Reference Desk. Open to grades 6 and up.


April 22, 2015

SAT MAKE-UP CLASS

It seems like a very long time ago, but for those enrolled in our SAT Class...the snow make-up day will be Thursday, April 23rd from 6:45-8:45pm.