Kids and Teens

 

One of the most important things you can do for your child is read aloud for fifteen minutes a day. Our commitment is to make this project easy and interesting to both of you. We have a wide variety of age appropriate books that will make read aloud time a productive and valuable time for both you and your child. With the exception of our Storytime, all other classes have fees, a portion of which benefit the library.

ART CLASSES: Our traditional classes with art teacher Cuca Torrech Tuesday, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm for children 7 to 8 years of age starting August 14, 2018. Thursday, starting August 16, from 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm for young adults ages 9 to 15. Art classes on Saturday begin August 18 for children ages 7 -15 with sessions available in the morning, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm or in the afternoon from 1:00 pm - 3 :00 pm.

For more information and to register, please call Cuca Torrech at 787-633-5787.

PIANO CLASSES: Thursdays from 3:00 pm a 5:30 pm we are offering piano lessons for children and adults. Classes will be given by Kirine Báez-Rossi, a certified Suzuki Piano teacher. For more information you may call Professor Báez-Rossi at (787) 487-2515 or visit www.pianoparachicos.com.

CHESS CLASSES:

There will be three levels:
* Basic Level: Monday + Wednesday | 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
* Intermediate Level: Monday + Wednesday  | 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
* Advanced Level: Saturdays | 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Cost for 6 clases  $60.00 (or $15.00 per class).

Starting August 11, 2018, with Jonathan Torres, Puerto Rico Olympic Chess Champion. To register and for more information, call Jonathan at (787) 398-5907.

SUMMER READING CONTEST FOR CHILDREN: Ages 4 - 17.  June and July. Call us for our current program. Every year we give a tablet to our winner along with 3 trips to a Reading Treasure Chest.

We have a substantial bilingual collection of over 6,000 books for children and young adults. We maintain an extensive area devoted to materials about Puerto Rico.

Adults

Some of our adult classes have fees, a portion of which benefits our library.

KUNDALINI YOGA: Giglia Tonini of “Yoga Flex” offers yoga classes on Wednesday mornings at 10:15 am. You can reach Giglia at (787) 579-5505.

CONVERSATIONAL ENGLISH, SPANISH, and ITALIAN: Lessons are available on an individual or group basis. Call Professor Elsa Gomez at (787) 946-9233. Flexible hours to meet your schedule.

PIANO CLASSES: Thursdays from 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm we are offering piano lessons for children and adults. Classes will be given by Kirine Báez-Rossi, a certified Suzuki Piano teacher. For more information you may call Professor Báez-Rossi at (787) 487-2515 or visit www.pianoparachicos.com.

CHESS CLASSES:

There will be three levels:
* Basic Level: Monday + Wednesday | 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
* Intermediate Level: Monday + Wednesday  | 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
* Advanced Level: Saturdays | 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Cost for 6 clases  $60.00 (or $15.00 per class).

Starting August 11, 2018, with Jonathan Torres, Puerto Rico Olympic Chess Champion. To register and for more information, call Jonathan at (787) 398-5907.

Please, let our director know if you are willing to help or direct an activity.

Events and Activities

bbq

National Library Week BBQ, Book and Bake Sale is held every year in April.

book-and-bake
We hold Book and Bake Sales several times a year. We sell baked goods donated by our volunteers and members, and sell books with a 50% discount.
halloween

Halloween party with food, candy and games for the family.

lyl-fest
Love your Library Fest
Annual fundraising activity. Date and site to be announced.

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