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PROGRAMS AT THE CITY ISLAND LIBRARY - AUGUST 2014 718-885-1703 Serving Since 1911

Monday, Thursday 11 AM-7 P Tuesday, Wednesday 11 A- 6 P Fridays and Saturdays 10 A-5 P


Summer Arts & Crafts: We will supply the scissors, glue and construction paper, please bring your own imagination and artistic flair as we make arts and crafts to celebrate summertime. Friday, August 22nd, All Day.

Bilingual Birdies: Every Friday at 11:00 a.m. for the whole summer. August 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th.

Summer Reading Wrap-Up Party: We celebrate the end of the summer, the books we have read and the knowledge we have accrued with pizza, prizes and fun. Friday, August 29th, 3 to 5 PM.


Meditation and Quiet Time: A space for quiet studying, reading, writing and self-meditation. Every Thursday from 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Introduction to the Internet: This workshop is designed to introduce anyone who has never been on the internet before. Gain proficiency in using e-mail, utilizing social media and finding resources on the NYPL web site. Every Tuesday morning from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Also on Monday afternoons from 1:00-2:00 p.m. at Grace Church, Pilot Street.

Resume Writing Workshop and Online Job Search: Staff will be here to help you look for employment and get your resume into top form for the competitive job market. Pre-registration is encouraged but drop ins are fine. It is recommended you bring along a flash drive to save your work. Every Wednesday morning from 10:00 a.m. to noon.

Tablet Group: Learn how to borrow and download library e-books, discuss your favorite apps and ask questions about how to use tablets in your day-to-day life. Every Thursday afternoon from 2:00 to 3:00.

The Island Writers: The writing group returns with a summer project in mind, to create a movie about the colorful people who have made City Island their home and harbor over the years. Come write a scene about your favorite character. Every Tuesday at 1 p.m. August 5, 12, 19, & 26.

Special Event: Scuba Diving Experience. Peter L. Sattler, City Islander, retired Coast Guard Captain and experienced diver will be sharing slides from his dives in the Bahamas, Mexico and back to City Island. Come for the wolf eels, sharks, turtles, coral reefs and scorpion fish but stay for the interesting science and background about local waters. Saturday August 2nd at 1:00 P.M.

Saturday Afternoon Movies or Lectures: We will announce in advance the movies and or lectures for the month of July and August. All events begin at 1:00 P.M. We wish you all our friends and neighbors a great summer.