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05/30/2020 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Library Update with Director Karen Brodsky

Library Director Karen Brodsky will talk about the current status of the library and its plan for reopening.  You are welcome to bring your questions, which she will answer in this live Zoom meeting.

We will also talk about the status of the annual Book Sale.  Friends of the Library officers and co-chairs of the Book Sale Debbie Fabian and Maureen Kelly will lead this discussion.

Click here to join:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85327202351

Join by phone:  646-558-8656        Meeting ID 853 2720 2351

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06/01/2020 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Chess for Kids Group 1

Chess Expert Sean Finn returns to the library to teach chess – this time virtually via Zoom.  Students will learn game strategy, basic checkmates, new tactical patterns, and the best questions to ask themselves when evaluating a position and creating a plan.  Using a combination of the best online chess platforms available, classes will include puzzle solving, game analysis and of course a chance to play.

Group 1 is for players with little or no experience.  Suggested ages: 6 to 8.  Limit: 12 students

Sign up only if you can attend all 6 classes.

To register your child, click here.  Parents who signed up will receive a Zoom link via email.

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06/01/2020 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Chess for Kids Group 2

Chess Expert Sean Finn returns to the library to teach chess – this time virtually via Zoom.  Students will learn game strategy, basic checkmates, new tactical patterns, and the best questions to ask themselves when evaluating a position and creating a plan.  Using a combination of the best online chess platforms available, classes will include puzzle solving, game analysis and of course a chance to play.

Group 2 is for players who can finish a game with checkmate.  Suggested ages: 8 and up.   Limit: 12 students.

Sign up only if you can attend all 6 classes.

To register your child, click here.  Parents who signed up will receive a Zoom link via email.

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06/01/2020 6:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Chess for Kids Group 3

Chess Expert Sean Finn returns to the library to teach chess – this time virtually via Zoom.  Students will learn game strategy, basic checkmates, new tactical patterns, and the best questions to ask themselves when evaluating a position and creating a plan.  Using a combination of the best online chess platforms available, classes will include puzzle solving, game analysis and of course a chance to play.

Group 3 is for players who can finish a game with checkmate.  Suggested ages: 8 and up.   Limit: 12 students.

Sign up only if you can attend all 6 classes.

To register your child, click here.  Parents who signed up will receive a Zoom link via email.

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06/02/2020 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Guest Storytellers: Miss Jill and Miss Susan Ages 3 & Under

While Storytime with Miss Betty is on hiatus, we welcome guest storytellers to read books to our youngest library patrons.

Susan Haemmerle is a music teacher at Long Hill Christian Preschool and an Orton Gillingham tutor.  Miss Susan is the mom of two teenage girls and an active community volunteer.

Jill Mills is the school librarian at Milton Avenue School.  Her extracurricular student work includes after-school enrichment programs and tutoring.  Miss Jill is active in many professional library communities and is the mother of two grown daughters.

Click here to attend this storytime (link to be posted before the program)

You can enjoy this program for two weeks after the initial release time.

Thanks to the book publishers permitting use of the books Miss Jill and Miss Susan are reading.

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06/02/2020 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Guest Storytellers: Miss Jill and Miss Susan Ages 4 & Up

While Storytime with Miss Betty is on hiatus, we welcome guest storytellers to read books to our youngest library patrons.

Susan Haemmerle is a music teacher at Long Hill Christian Preschool and an Orton Gillingham tutor.  Miss Susan is the mom of two teenage girls and an active community volunteer.

Jill Mills is the school librarian at Milton Avenue School.  Her extracurricular student work includes after-school enrichment programs and tutoring.  Miss Jill is active in many professional library communities and is the mother of two grown daughters.

Click here to attend this storytime (link to be posted before the program)

You can enjoy this program for two weeks after the initial release time.

Thanks to the book publishers permitting use of the books Miss Jill and Miss Susan are reading.

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06/03/2020 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Book Group

Join librarian Mary Kennedy for a virtual meeting of the library’s Book Group.  For this week, we will divide our discussion between two topics.  First we will discuss historical fiction and then we will conclude by talking about our most-overrated or books we simply did not like.

 

Click here to join:  https://zoom.us/j/385315793
Or

Join by telephone:  16465588656    Meeting ID: 385 315 793

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06/03/2020 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

QuaranPRETEEN Book Club

Tired of having no book lovers to talk to?  Wishing there were people around who love to read?  Join our online book club straight from your living room couch using Zoom!  Each week we will discuss various books (bring your own book!), socialize, and do activities based on our reading choices.

To join by video, click here:  https://zoom.us/j/93906801119

To join by phone, dial 646-558-8656

Meeting ID: 939 0680 1119

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