Wednesday, January 9

Tuesday, January 8

Monday, January 7

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Wednesday, January 2

So much progress!!!!!

Tuesday, January 1

Monday, December 31

New Year's Day-CLOSED

Reserve One of Theses for 2019!

Thursday, December 27

Earn Community Service Credit!

Drop in to our temporary location anytime between 10am and 1pm on December 29th to decorate potholders and lunch bags for Meals on Wheels recipients. It will be a lovely extra and hopefully spread a little sunshine. All participants will receive a community service. Open to grades 5 and up. No registration required.

Wednesday, December 26

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Kwanzaa is a celebration held in the United States and in other nations of the African diaspora in the Americas and lasts a week. The celebration honors African heritage in African-American culture and is observed from December 26 to January 1, culminating in a feast and gift-giving. 

Tuesday, December 25

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Friday, December 14

Winter Reading Club!

Find out how you can win one of these fabulous baskets-just click here!

Thursday, December 13

Nassau County Community College English Courses for Non-Native English Speakers

NCC's Language Center offers English courses specifically non-native english speakers.  These classes focus on speaking, listening, reading, and writing.  The goal is to help students strengthen English language skills in order to interact comfortably in community, social business, and work situations.  students may be required to purchase a textbook or other educational material.  You can view the winter 2019 brochure here.

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Wednesday, December 12

Museum Passes

Free Museum Passes and More Perks From Your North Bellmore Library CardPasses may be borrowed by NBL cardholders 18 years of age and older. You can't beat this deal!  The whole family can enjoy some of New York's most popular museums for free with a library card. Click here to see which passes we offer!

Tuesday, December 11

North Bellmore Kindergarten Registration Information

2018 Person of the Year!

Man of the Year (called Man of the Year or Woman of the Year until 1999)[1] is an annual issue of the United States news magazine Time that features and profiles a person, a group, an idea, or an object that "for better or for worse... has done the most to influence the events of the year".

Monday, December 10

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Sunday, December 9

What a Wondeful World!

Behind his blistering trumpet solos, revolutionary vocal improvising and exuberant stage persona, how did Louis Armstrong see himself? What was it like to be the first pop virtuoso of the recorded era -- the man whose earliest releases set the tune for America's love affair with modern black music, and who went on to become one of history's most famous entertainers?
Those questions aren't rhetorical. There's actually a deep well of resources on hand to help answer them. For his entire adult life, away from the spotlight, Armstrong amassed a huge trove of personal writings, recordings and artifacts. But until this month, you would have had to travel far into central Queens to find them. Now anyone can access them. Thanks to a $3 million grant from the Fund II Foundation -- run by Robert F. Smith, the wealthiest African-American -- the Louis Armstrong House Museum has digitized the entire collection he left behind and made it available to the public.

Friday, December 7

Thursday, December 6

Combining Chanukah and Christmas!

Rather than one seasonal celebration, these picture book recommendations show interfaith families combining Chanukah and Christmas traditions.

Daddy Christmas and Hanukkah Mama by Selina Alko
Another great multicultural tale about an interfaith family. A super-lucky kid helps Daddy make latkes and Mama hang the stockings as the family embraces all their traditions together.

The Latke Who Couldn't Stop Screaming: A Christmas Story by Lemony Snicket
Funny and farcical in that way only Lemony Snicket can be, this story follows our hero—a latke who's narrowly escaped a hot frying pan—as he flees through a forest and encounters all the symbols of Christmas.

Light the Lights! A Story about Celebrating Hanukkah & Christmas by Margaret Moorman
A simple story about a girl and her parents celebrating the thread connecting both of these winter holidays: light in the darkness.

Boris and Stella and the Perfect Gift
Boris and Stella and the Perfect Gift by Dara Goldman
In this retelling of "Gift of the Magi," two bears each sell something important to get the other a gift for Chanukah or Christmas. 

Jackie's Gift
Jackie's Gift by Sharon Robinson
The famous baseball player's daughter tells the story of her dad bringing a Christmas tree to a family that doesn't have one—because, unbeknownst to Robinson, they celebrate Chanukah.

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The Trees of the Dancing Goats by Patricia Polacco
When most families in a Russian-American community become sick with scarlet fever, their Jewish neighbors pitch in to create a Christmas celebration for everyone.