November 24, 2015


Cuddle Buddies For Kids
Monday, December 14th 3:30pm
Join Mrs. T to create soft and Cuddly toys for children living in a homeless shelter this holiday season. No sewing required.

Tuesday, December 15th 7-8pm
Join us in baking for a good cause. We will learn to make chocolate chip cookies from scratch, and Mrs. Kathy will bake half of them and bring them to a shelter. We will bring the other half home to enjoy with family and friends.

Dog Treats for Charity
Monday, December 21st 7-8pm
Join Mrs. Kathy to make dog treats from scratch using cookie cutters to make pet-friendly shapes. We will donate them to a local animal shelter.
(Peanut Butter Products Used)

Patient Playbooks
Wednesday, December 30th 3pm
There are more than 6 million children hospitalized each year. Being in the hospital can be really scary, especially for kids, and Games and other activities can be a great distraction. In collaboration with we will create activity books to brighten their stay!

All of the above programs are open to Grades 5 and Up. Community Service will be awarded to all participants

Monday, December 7th 3-4:30pm
Do you need help finding the perfect gift for someone? Running low on cash this holiday season? Join us for an afternoon of crafting to make unique and heartfelt gifts for that special someone. We will have different crafts to choose from and we’ll even have gift wrapping supplies on hand. Don’t miss this! Register in advance.

Teen Movie: The Maze Runner 2
Tuesday, December 23rd 6pm
Join us for the next installment of the Maze Runner series based on the bestselling novel by James Dashner.No registration required. Rated PG-13 132 minutes

Chess Club
Children (3rd-6th Grade) 7-7:55pm
YA & Adults (7
th-Adult) 8-8:55pm
Do you like to play chess? Or Want to learn how to play? Join our chess club on 
Tuesdays, December 8th and 22nd  and January 5th & 19th.New players welcome! All skill levels!

November 4, 2015

November Programs

Craft Buddies
Mondays, November 2nd & 9th 3:30-4:15pm
Volunteer to help young children create fun fall craft projects!  Community service will be awarded.

Chess Club
Children (3rd-6th Grade) 7-7:55pm
YA & Adults (7th-Adult) 8-8:55pm
Our chess club will meet on Tuesdays, November 10th and 24th and December 8th and 22nd. New players welcome!

Memory Wire Bracelet
Tuesday, November 10th 6-7pm
Join Miss Gina to create a beautiful memory wire bracelet. All supplies will be provided. Grades 5+

Dog Beds for Charity
Thursday, November 12th 7-8pm
Join us to make comfy beds for dogs that live in a shelter. There is no sewing involved. Community service certificates will be given to all participants!

Computer Coding
Mondays, November 23rd & 30th 4:30-6:30pm
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. Registration is required. Open to grades 5+

How To Beat The High Cost of College
Barry Fox, BA, MA of College Finance
Monday, November 23rd 7pm
With college costs skyrocketing, find out how to get your share of $134+ billion available for student financial aid. Learn insider tips to maximize your financial aid from Long Island’s leading financial aid experts with over 35 years of experience. Follow our step-by-step strategies to fill out your FAFSA , plan a needs analysis, and negotiate with the college. This is an excellent time for parents of seniors as well as juniors to begin planning. We welcome questions at the conclusion of the program. No registration required.

Teen Movie: Paper Towns
Tuesday, November 17th 6pm
We saw it in the theatre, now it’s time to watch it at the Library. Join us for a viewing of Paper Towns, based on the YA novel by John Green. After an all night adventure, Quentin's life-long crush, Margo, disappears, leaving behind clues that Quentin and his friends follow on the journey of a lifetime. Rated PG-13

Movie Premiere Party
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2
Friday, November 20th 4:30pm
Come to the Bellmore Playhouse and join us for the release of the movie, The Hunger Games Mockingjay, Part 2. After the screening we’ll have a chat about the movie and cool raffles. Popcorn and soda will be served. This event is free and sponsored by Merrick, N. Merrick, Bellmore and N. Bellmore Libraries. Open to grades 7-12. Registration is required.

September 21, 2015


Chess Club
Children (3rd-6th Grade) 7:-7:55pm
YA & Adults (7th-Adult) 8:-8:55pm
Our chess club will meet on Tuesdays, September 15th & 29th, October 13th and 27th and November 10th and 24th. New players welcome!

Birthday Mail
Monday, September 28th 3:30-4:30pm
Over a million children experience homelessness every year. Many kids’ birthdays fall while they are in a shelter, making it hard to celebrate. In collaboration with we will make and mail birthday cards to help ensure everyone gets to celebrate on their special day! All materials provided and community service awarded.

Teen Movie: Pitch Perfect 2
Tuesday, September 29th 6pm
In this sequel to Pitch Perfect, the collegiate a cappella group called the Barden Bellas enter into an international competition, but they are told it will be impossible to win because they are from the U.S. The girls refuse to give up and vow to be the first Americans to take home the top prize. Rated PG-13. 1 hour 54 minutes.

SAT vs. ACT Workshop
Tuesday, October 6th 7pm
C2 Education and the North Bellmore Public Library are offering a FREE question and answer workshop for parents and high school students. Join us to get valuable information about these two different tests. No registration required. Free and open to the public.

Craft Buddies
Mondays, October 19th, 26th and November 2nd & 9th 3:30-4:15pm
Volunteer to help young children create fun fall craft projects!  Community service will be awarded. Registration required.


This Teen Read Week (Oct. 18-24), we dare teens to read for the fun of it! TRW is a time to celebrate reading for fun and escape from the day to day grind of school, homework, family responsibilities, part-time jobs and so on by picking up something to read or join us for one of the fun activities below!

Spa Day
Tuesday, October 20th 7pm
Join Mrs. Kathy to customize your own natural body scrub using. different essential oils. You will pick a scent and make your own scrub in a decorated jar. Please register is advance.  

Anti-Stress Workshop
Wednesday, October 21st 4pm
Join Mrs. T to learn stress reduction activities and create a coping box. This box is a collection of items that you can use when you are feeling anxious, panicky or distressed. Please register is advance.

Monday, October 28th 6pm
When Tony Stark and Bruce Banner try to jump-start a dormant peacekeeping program called Ultron, things go horribly wrong and it's up to Earth's Mightiest Heroes to stop the villainous Ultron from enacting his terrible plans. Rated PG-13 No registration required.

Halloween Cupcakes
Thursday, October 29th 7pm
Join Ms. Kathy to make deliciously frightening Halloween cupcakes. We will create spooky cupcakes using fondant, cookies, candies and more!

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2
Friday, November 20th 4:30pm
Come to the Bellmore Playhouse and join us for the release of the movie, The Hunger Games Mockingjay, Part 2. After the screening we’ll have a chat about the movie and cool raffles. Popcorn and soda will be served. Online registration starts 10/1.This event is sponsored by Merrick, North Merrick, Bellmore and North Bellmore Libraries. No fee for this program. Open to grades 7-12.

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


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.

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 or 785-6260 ext. 312.