July 2, 2019


TEEN SUMMER READING CLUB
Our old building may be closed for renovation, but were still rocking! Visit us at our temporary location to sign up for the Teen SRC! All North Bellmore students entering grades 6 through 12 in September can join NBL’s summer reading club.  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 SRC you will get a bag of goodies and a chance to guess how many candies are in the jar at the Reference Desk. The closest guess wins the whole jar!

CHESS CLUB
Tuesdays, July 16th & August 13th 7-8:30pm
Do you like to play chess? Want to learn how to play? Join the NBL Chess Club! All skill levels welcome. Chess boards will be provided. Open to grades 3 and up.

CONSTELLATION CANVAS
Thursday, July 18th 7-8:30pm
What Zodiac sign are you? Capricorn, Gemini, Libra? Let’s take YOUR birth month constellation from the sky and bring it into your room with canvas, paint and LED lights! All materials will be provided.

BINGO
Tuesday, July 23rd 3:30pm
Are you feeling lucky? Join us for a few rounds of bingo to win books and other great prizes! Snacks and drinks will be provided.

ROCK DECORATING
Tuesday, July 30th 3:30-4:30pm
Rock your creative side with rocks! We will make kindness rocks, pet rocks, string rocks, a rock garden…the possibilities are endless!

ITHACA PHYSICS BUS
Tuesday, July 24th 4-7pm
Love science and all kinds of science experiments? Bubbles, chemistry, soundwaves, magnetism, air pressure and more! Come aboard a fantastic silver school bus for a hands-on science experience! Drop-in any time from 4-7pm, no need to register. The bus will be parked in the library parking lot.

DUCT TAPE CRAFTS
Thursday, August 8th 7-8pm
Join us for some fun with duct tape! We will create and explore all the different things we can make. We will have lots of fun colors and patterns for you to choose from.

Don’t forget....We have multiple copies of the books on your summer reading list. Pick one up before they’re all gone!

Young Adult programs are open to all N. Bellmore Library patrons in grades 6 -12, unless otherwise stated. Please register for all programs at the Reference Desk or online at www.northbellmorelibrary.org  All programs will take place at Grace Lutheran Church located at 1294 Bellmore Avenue in N. Bellmore. If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Tymecki at jtymecki@northbellmorelibrary.org. 




May 25, 2019

Hello June....


Teen summer reading Club 2019

SRP Kick-Off Party on Monday, June 17th 4pm

Join us on Monday, June 17th at 4pm to explore A Universe of Stories at our SRC kick-off Movie Event. We will get a private viewing of Men In Black: International at the JJ Bellmore Playhouse located at 525 Bedford Avenue in Bellmore! Popcorn and drinks are included. Please register in advance online or at the Reference Desk. All students entering 6th through 12th grade in September can join NBL’s summer reading club from June 17th to August 9th. 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 automatically be entered in our raffle, but you will also get chance to guess how many candies are in the jar. The closest guess wins the whole jar!
If you need any special accommodations to attend,  please contact Mrs. Tymecki at  jtymecki@northbellmorelibrary.orgAlways stay up to date by following our blog at: www.nblya.blogspot.com



April 30, 2019

MAY PROGRAMS


LIT Movie Event
Friday, May 3rd @ 4pm
Libraries Ignite Teens invites current 6th-12th graders to an after-hours space just for teens. Hosted monthly on a rotating basis by the N. Bellmore, Bellmore, Merrick, and N. Merrick Libraries, LIT will feature different activities, events, as well as spaces to hang out, munch on snacks, and get together with friends. This month we invite you to the Bellmore Playhouse located at 525 Bedford Avenue on Friday, May 3rd at 4pm for a viewing of Avengers: The End Game. Space is limited. Please register in advance online or at the Reference Desk.

Chess Club
Tuesday, May 14th 7-8:30pm
Do you like to play chess? Want to learn how to play? Join the NBL Chess Club! All skill levels welcome. Chess boards will be provided. Open to grades 3 through adult. Please register in advance. This program will take place at Grace Lutheran on 1294 Bellmore Avenue.

BIRTHDAY CARDS FOR SENIORS
Saturday, May 25th 10am-11:30Am
Stop in the library anytime between 10am and 11:30am to make birthday cards for the elderly. Our cards will help bring joy to some of our isolated seniors in the area. Often, this card is the only recognition a senior receives on his or her birthday. Open to grades 5 and up. Community service will be awarded. No registration required.



April 8, 2019

APRIL PROGRAMS


Chess Club
Tuesday, April 9th 7-8:30pm
Do you like to play chess? Want to learn how to play? Join the NBL Chess Club! All skill levels welcome. Chess boards will be provided. Open to grades 3 through adult. Please register in advance. This program will take place at Grace Lutheran on 1294 Bellmore Avenue.

LIT Movie Event
Friday, May 3rd@ 4pm
Libraries Ignite Teens invites current 6th-12th graders to an after-hours space just for teens. Hosted monthly on a rotating basis by the N. Bellmore, Bellmore, Merrick, and N. Merrick Libraries, LIT will feature different activities, events, as well as spaces to hang out, munch on snacks, and get together with friends. This month we invite you to the Bellmore Playhouse on Friday, May 3rd at 4pm for a viewing of Avengers: The End Game. Space is limited.

COMMUNITY SERVICE
Kindness Rocks
Saturday, April 27th 10am-1pm
Stop in the library anytime between 10am and 1pm to paint a kindness rock. Kindness rocks are stones that have been painted with an uplifting image or message. They are frequently placed in inconspicuous public places for passers-by to find and be inspired by. You don't have to be a good artist to paint a kindness rock. You just need a good heart! 

Legos of Love
Tuesday, April 30th 3:30-4:30pm
Thanks to the many donations of Legos received from our community, we are ready to create Lego bags of love! Join us to clean, organize, sort, assemble and decorate small bags of Legos to be distributed to homeless shelters.

All of the above community service programs are open to grades 5 and up. Community service will be awarded to all participants. Please register in advance online or at the Adult Reference Desk.



March 5, 2019

MARCH PROGRAMS


Chess Club
Tuesday, March 12th 7-8:30pm
Do you like to play chess? Want to learn how to play? Join the NBL Chess Club! All skill levels welcome. Chess boards will be provided. Open to grades 3 through adult. Please register in advance. This program will take place at Grace Lutheran on 1294 Bellmore Avenue.

Patch PROJECT
Tuesday, March 19th 3:30-4:30pm
Join us to create hand crafted heart patches for children living in shelters. These patches will be used as nametags on the superhero capes donated by , Enchanted Makeovers. No sewing required. This program will take place at Grace Lutheran on 1294 Bellmore Avenue. 

Birthday Boxes
Wednesday, March 27th 3:30pm
We have received many wonderful and generous donations of teen items, and now it’s time to pack them up! Join us to decorate and pack our teen birthday boxes for the local charity, Birthday Wishes. The Birthday-in-a-Box (BIAB) Program serves homeless children in domestic violence shelters, scattered sites, motels, and other locations.This program will take place at Grace Lutheran on 1294 Bellmore Avenue.

All of the above community service programs are open to grades 5 and up. Community service will be awarded to all participants. Please register in advance online or at the Adult Reference Desk.