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Raised Garden Beds
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Last week at Queens Library at Woodside, we created raised garden beds out of straw bales and cinder blocks, adding nitrogen-rich organic amendments to speed decomposition to do some direct...

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 How to Make Coasters Out of CDs
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Kids at Queens Library at Astoria made coasters by upcycling discarded CDs and decorating them with paper scraps and foam shapes. What do you think of our final project? For more activities like...

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Pet Rocks Art Project
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To celebrate the theme for this year's summer reading program "Dig into Summer Reading," children at Queens Library at Long Island City created pet rocks. We talked about the...

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Arts and Crafts Using Upcycled Materials
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Did you know that something as simple as discarded string, paper, straws and toothpicks could be upcycled into art? Take a look at how teens at Queens Library at Sunnyside turned these basic items...

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Recycling Used Glass Bottles into Vases
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Queens Library at Steinway invited teens to create vases out of old glass bottles. Fun fact: Did you know that glass never wears out and that it can be recycled over and over again? Most...

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