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Kids Discovery
Insects - Bugs

Explains what insects are and how they differ from other animals, with an overview of the life cycle of a variety of insects, including ...
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5
Presents an introduction to insects, discussing their life cycles, feeding habits, defense mechanisms, and impact on the environment.
ISBN#
5
Introduces a variety of unusual facts about the physical characteristics and behavior of insects.
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5
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Classifying insects / Andrew Solway.
Explains what insects are and how they differ from other animals, with an overview of the life cycle of a variety of insects, including ...

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Insects / Barbara Taylor.
Presents an introduction to insects, discussing their life cycles, feeding habits, defense mechanisms, and impact on the environment.

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Incredible insects / John Townsend.
Introduces a variety of unusual facts about the physical characteristics and behavior of insects.

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Oct
19
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Toddler Learning Center

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

During this five session play group for ages 18-36 months, parents and caregivers will learn about nutrition, speech development, early literacy and parenting skills. Registration (in person) is required starting Thursday, September 21st.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Oct
19
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Teen Homework Help/ Tutoring

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Homework Help/ Teen Tutoring is open to all teens ages 12 to 19 years old. All tutoring is done on a first come, first served basis.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Oct
19
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Teen Graphic Novel and Anime Club

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Like manga? Enjoy graphic novels? Love anime? Then join us for our Anime and Graphic Novel Club! We'll watch new and old favorites, read amazing titles, and discuss what we liked and what we didn't.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


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Oct
19
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Tech Thursday

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Join us for Tech Thursdays. Learn something new and exciting about technology and the computer each week. No registration is required, but space will be limited. For boys & girls ages 8-12.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Oct
19
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Meet the Robots & the York College Astrobotics Team

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

The robots will be rolling at the Children's Library Discovery Center. Children 3-12 are welcome to join the Astrobotics Team as they demonstrate their robotics!
The team is visiting to share their robotics experience with kids in our community, an awesome experience for all!


Oct
20
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Fun Fridays

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

After a long week of school, unwind with Fun Fridays! Games, crafts, movies...something different each week. Boys and girls ages 5-12 are welcome to join us. No registration required


Oct
20
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Funtastic Family Sing Along

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Come join the Children's Library Discovery Center for our Funtastic Family Sing Along program. Ages 3 - 5.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Oct
20
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Stained Glassed Leaf Craft

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6 to 12 are invited to join us in the Children's Library Discovery Center's Multipurpose room to celebrate fall by making stained glass leaves! Children will use wax paper and crayon shavings to create a craft as beautiful as real stained glass! Bring your own favorite leaf, or use one of ours, either way you will leave with an awesome craft in your hand!


Oct
21
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Saturday Science Lab

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Join us on Saturdays for Saturday Science Lab. Hands-on learning while having fun. This is a free program for girls and boys up to age 12 and their families. No registration required!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Oct
23
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Toddler Time

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Children ages 18 months to 3 years along with their caregivers are invited to join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more fun! Space is limited so don't miss out. Registration begins October 2nd.

Central LibraryMon, Oct 30, 201710:30AM - 11:30AM
Central LibraryMon, Nov 6, 201710:30AM - 11:30AM
Central LibraryMon, Nov 13, 201710:30AM - 11:30AM

Oct
23
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Mask-O-Rade

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Halloween is coming so don't forget your mask! Boys and girls ages 6-12 can make their own mask for trick-or-treating or that Halloween party. No registration is required but space is limited.


Oct
24
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Origami Skull

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

.Learn the exciting art of creating new worlds simply by folding paper! Boys and girls ages 6-12 are welcome to join us in making an origami skull to celebrate Halloween. No registration is required, but space will be limited. Don't miss out!


Oct
25
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Timeless Tales

Location: Central Library
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Boys and girls ages 3 to 5 years with a caregiver are invited to the fall session of Timeless Tales! Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, crafts and more. Space will be limited and registration begins September 20th so don't miss out!

Central LibraryWed, Nov 1, 201710:30AM - 11:30AM

Oct
25
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Writers Retreat

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Need help with a paper you’re writing? Interested in having a dedicated writing space? Join us for the Writers Retreat! We will have time to edit papers, help with drafts, work on homework, and give you the space you need to create.

No registration required but space is limited.


Oct
26
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Fall Festival Family Magic Show

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Come join the Children's Library Discovery Center for our Fall Festival Family Magic Show.


Oct
27
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Amazing Readers

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Kids ages 6-12 are invited to join us to discuss our favorite books. A different book every month. No registration is required. Refreshments served!


Oct
27
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Many Masks for All

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us in the Children's Library Discovery Center's Multi-Purpose Room as we celebrate fun times in October by making personalized paper masks.


Oct
30
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Jack-O-Lanterns

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children of all ages are invited to join us in making paper jack-o-lanterns for the October Holiday season.


Oct
31
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Costume Party and Parade

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children of all ages are invited to join us for out October Costume Party and parade! Don't forget to put on your best costume and enjoy the fun parade throughout the library.


Oct
31
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Paint Time on the Laptop

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Come explore Paint software! Learn new ways to express yourself and create your own work of art! Children ages 7 to 12 are invited to join us. No registration is required, but space is limited. Don't miss out!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Nov
1
4:00PM

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5:30PM

NaNoWriMo

Location: Central Library
Registration: Online or by phone
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. If you wish to register, check availability for program date November 1, 2017
Availability: 20 openings

Have you ever wanted to write a novel, a comic, or both? Do you find yourself thinking about different characters and the worlds they belong to? Not sure where to start? Join us for our National Novel Writing Month Workshop! Each week, we will cover a different topic in creating your novel, from world building to character development.

Registration is required. For teens and tweens.

*Image courtesy of National Novel Writing Month.

Central LibraryWed, Nov 8, 20174:00PM - 5:30PM
Central LibraryWed, Nov 15, 20174:00PM - 5:30PM
Central LibraryWed, Nov 22, 20174:00PM - 5:30PM
Central LibraryWed, Nov 29, 20174:00PM - 5:30PM

Nov
3
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Mother Goose

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Mother Goose is back! Children 6 months to 2 years and their caregivers are welcome to join us. Stories, songs, fingerplays, and more fun will be held in our multipurpose room. No registration required!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Nov
6
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Winter Chorus

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Got a song to sing? Don't keep it inside! Boys and girls ages 6-12 are invited to join our winter chorus. This group meets for 7 weeks so you must attend all sessions. No registration required, but space is limited.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Nov
9
10:30AM

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11:15AM

Bengali Story Time (18- 36 months)

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 18 months to 3 years and their caregivers can attend a weekly 45 minutes program to enjoy stories, songs and activities. Program is in both English and Bengali. No registration is required.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Nov
10
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Teen Code Club

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Learn to code at Queens Library! Our code club has no lectures: you’ll learn to make websites, animations, apps and games by actually making them, step by step. You’ll learn Scratch, HTML/CSS, JavaScript and Python at your own pace. You can prepare for a tech career and learn skills you can use in the real world right now to make whatever you can dream up.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Nov
14
4:00PM

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5:45PM

Beauty & the Beast Sing Along

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Sing along to some wonderful folk tale songs! Don't know the words? No problem! Boys and girls 6-12 are invited to join us. No registration is required!


Nov
14
6:00PM

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7:00PM

How to Search Queens Library Databases

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Did you know that Queens Library offers a number of terrific databases that you can use at home? You didn't? Well come and learn about them! Boys and girls 7-12 years old are invited to join us. No registration is required, but space is limited.


Nov
21
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Origami Turkeys

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Thanksgiving is here again and this is a program you're sure to "gobble up!" Origami Turkeys! Boys and girls from 6-12 years old are welcome to make an exciting craft that you'll be thankful for. No registration required, but space and supplies are limited.