April 8, 2020

April 2020 - Helpful Videos

HOW TO ACCESS E-BOOKS
This helpful video will guide you through locating and accessing e-books through the library web site and other sources. Just click on the link below to get started!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=a31KFNSABK4&app=desktop

READ-ALIKE RECOMMENDATIONS 
Get read-alike recommendations to some popular teen books. 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FVkysomX7sY


March 30, 2020

April 2020 - Digital Resources

DIGITAL LIBRARY CARDS
Need to get a library card while the library is closed? Go to ww.northbellmorelibrary.org to get a digital library card today.

READING
TeenBookCloud  Instantly access online e-books for grades 7-12. No downloading or library card needed.  
Libby – Download the app for access to the library’s collection of e-books and
e-audiobooks that can be downloaded and read on- or off-line on any device. Or got to Nassau Digital Doorway at https://nassau.overdrive.com/

Audible - Audible is offering free access to it's collection of streaming audiobooks for children and teens. No library card required; but you will need an Internet connection to listen. 
https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

RESEARCH
For a limited time, start your research in Gale in Context: High School  or Gale in Context: Middle School without a library card.  Perform your own keyword search or browse their list of topics.*
*Type “open” if prompted to enter a password.

Additional databases and tools available on the “Research and Online Databases” tab on the library’s website.

TUTOR.COM
Use your library card to to create an account and gain access to free live help from skilled tutors in over 40+ subjects. Tutoring sessions can even be downloaded and saved or printed. (Access Tutor.com from library’s homepage- www.northbellmorelibrary.org)




March 6, 2020

March 2020

LIT: TEEN PAINT NIGHT
Friday, March 13th 6:30-8:30pm
North Bellmore, North Merrick, Bellmore, and Merrick Libraries, invite you to a night of fun as you paint your own canvas creation! This is a drop off event at North Bellmore Public Library for teens in grades 6-12. Space is limited. Register in advance at the reference desk or at www.northbellmorelibrary.org

SAT REVIEW CLASS 
**Cancelled**
Mondays, March 16th, 23rd, 30th 
April 6th, 20th, 27th from 6:30-8:30pm
This six-week class covers the math and verbal sections of the Scholastic Aptitude Test. Students must register in advance at the Adult Reference Desk. An $85 check, payable to Melissa Bielawski, is due at registration. Students must also buy McGraw-Hill SAT 2020 1st Edition. A limited number of copies will be available for purchase at the reference desk for $15. Registration begins February 3rd.
Space is limited.

Chess Club
Tuesdays, March 10th & 24th
Grades 3-8 7-8:00pm,
Grades 9 –adult 7:30-8:30pm
Want to learn how to play chess? Join the NBL Chess Club! All skill levels welcome. Chess boards will be provided. Open to grades 3 through adult. Register in advance.

Community Service

TEEN CROCHET
Wednesdays, March 4th, & 18th  7-8:00pm
Our teen crocheters will continue to work on a project that will be donated to those in need. Community service will be awarded.

IRISH SODA BREAD FOR CHARITY
Monday, March 9th 7-8:00pm
Share some St. Patrick’s Day cheer with others by preparing Irish Soda Bread that
will be donated to a local charity. Please register in advance. Community service credit
will be awarded.

CAPES FOR KIDS
Monday, March 16th  3:30-4:30pm
Support the Capes for Kids program by decorating superhero capes that will be donated to children living in shelters. Please register in advance. Community service credit will be awarded.

DROP-IN COMMUNITY SERVICE
Saturday, March 21st 11:00am-1:00pm
Earn up to 2 hours of community service designing quilt squares and coloring decorative pages. No registration required.

TOYS FOR SHELTER DOGS
Monday, March 23rd 7-8:00pm
Craft toys for dogs in local animal shelters. Please register in advance. Community service will be awarded.

February 8, 2020

February 2020


LIT: SONIC THE HEDGEHOG MOVIE EVENT
Friday, February 28th 4:00pm
You are invited to a viewing of Sonic the Hedgehog at the Bellmore Playhouse. Watch as Sonic adjusts to life on earth while fighting evil with his new human best friend. Please register in advance. This program is a drop off event only for teens in grades 6 through 12. Space is limited.

Chess Club
Tuesday February 11th & 25th
Grades 3-8 7-8:00pm,
Grades 9 –adult 7:30-8:30pm
Want to learn how to play chess? Join the NBL Chess Club! All skill levels welcome. Chess boards will be provided. Open to grades 3 through adult. Register in advance.


COMMUNITY SERVICE PROGRAMS
MEALS ON WHEELS PLACEMATS
Tuesday, February 11th 7-8:00pm
Join us to create beautiful placemats for Meals on Wheels recipients. A variety of materials will be provided. Please register in advance. Community service will be awarded.

TEEN CROCHET
Wednesdays, February 26th, March 4th, & 18th 7-8:00pm
An instructor will help you crochet a project that will be donated to a local charity. Beginners welcome! All materials will be provided. Please register in advance. Community service will be awarded.

STARS OF HOPE
Thursday February 27th 7-8:00pm
Decorate a wooden star that will be distributed by Stars of Hope to give inspiration and hope to communities across the country facing crises. Please register in advance. Community service credit will be awarded.

Coming in March…
LIT: TEEN PAINT NIGHT
Friday, March 13th 6:30-8:30pm
Join us to make your own canvas creation! Space is limited. Registration begins February 17th.


SAT REVIEW CLASS
Mondays, March 16th, 23rd, 30th 
April 6th, 20th, 27th from 6:30-8:30pm
This six-week class covers the math and verbal sections of the Scholastic Aptitude Test. Students must register in advance at the Adult Reference Desk. An $85 check, payable to Melissa Bielawski, is due at registration. Students must also buy McGraw-Hill SAT 2020 1st Edition. A limited number of copies will be available for purchase at the reference desk