How to Write Your College Application Essays
October 10th 7-8:30pm
Are you a senior applying to colleges this fall? Do you need to jumpstart your application essays? This workshop will discuss what colleges are looking for and how best to answer those application essay questions. You will participate in stress-free brainstorming exercises and review strategies to help you write a terrific essay that best represents you!
How to Beat the High Cost Of College
Thursday, October 24th 6:30pm
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. We show how to conduct the best FREE Internet scholarship searches. We describe the CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE® application, New York State’s unique financial aid program-TAP, and federal grant and loan programs. 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. Please register in advance. Space is limited.
Tuesday, October 15th & 29th 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.
LIT Haunted Mini-Golf
Friday, October 20th 6:30-8:30pm
Looking for something to do that’s fun and free on a Friday? Fear not! The Bellmore, North Bellmore, Merrick, and North Merrick Libraries have joined forces to provide just that. LIT features different activities, events, as well as spaces to hang out, munch on snacks, and get together with friends. Join us for a fun evening of mini golf on a haunted course after hours at the Bellmore Library. Supplies and refreshments will be provided.
Tuesday, October 15th 6:30-8:30pm
Join registered nurses Joanne Tanck and Georgette Basso for a two-hour basic first aid course and an introduction to babysitting skills. Participants are asked to bring a doll or stuffed animal for demonstration. Certificates will be awarded to all participants. Please register in advance.
COMMUNITY SERVICE PROGRAMS
LIFEBOOKS FOR FOSTER CHILDREN
Tuesday, October 22nd 7-8:30pm
Join Ms. Nancy to create special scrapbooks, known as lifebooks, that adoptive and foster children will use for sharing their memories and important moments. All materials will be provided. Community service will be awarded. Open to grades 5+.
Thank You Cards for Veterans
Monday, October 28th 3:30-4:30pm
Join us to make cards to thank our Veterans for their service. Our cards and letters will be included in Operation Gratitude care packages sent to Military Veterans all across the country. All materials will be provided. Community service will be awarded. Open to grades 5+.
Mondays, November 4th, 18th, 25th 3:30-4:30pm