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Jan
26
3:00PM

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6:00PM

Homework Zone

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

*Children up to age 12 can get homework help with a teen tutor. Mondays through Fridays 3:00pm-6:00pm. Hours may vary.*

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

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Jan
26
3:30PM

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5:00PM

Design, Build, Sit! Chair Masters Design Studio

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Learn fundamentals of structure, force and resistance as you design and construct a life-size model chair out of cardboard, capable of supporting the weight of a person. This program made possible by funding from National Grid.


Jan
27
4:00PM

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5:15PM

Teen Games . . . and Snacks!

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Join your friends for light snacks and classic board games in our Teen Space Programming Room, for teens in grades 7-12. Snacks are first come, first served.

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

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Jan
28
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 18-35 months and their caregivers join us for stories, songs and activities. Preregistration is required beginning Tuesday, December 23.

Central LibraryWed, Feb 4, 201510:30AM - 11:30AM
Central LibraryWed, Feb 11, 201510:30AM - 11:30AM

Jan
28
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Teen Talk

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Teens ages 14-19 discuss current events, race relations, bullying, relationships and more. Come and have your say!

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

Additional Dates


Jan
29
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Healthy Snack Workshop

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Learn about healthy snacking and become a new you in the new year!


Jan
29
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Teen Fitness

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Find out why your favorite snacks and junk food are probably not good for you and learn ways to stay fit in the new year.


Jan
30
11:30AM

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12:15PM

Mother Goose Time

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-18 months and their caregivers join us for stories, songs, fingerplays and more.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
30
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Book Discussion Group

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

We will discuss Patricia MacLachlan's classic, "Sarah, Plain and Tall" at our book discussion group for children ages 8-12. Ask about reserving a copy today! *in Multi-Purpose Room*


Jan
31
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Saturday Science Lab

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Discover the wonders of the world with the Discovery Team and hands on science.


Jan
31
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Wii Gaming

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Kids ages 4-12 play and get fit with Wii tennis, bowling and boxing.


Feb
4
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Valentines for Vets

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Children ages 6-12 make Valentine's Day special for veterans by creating one-of-a-kind cards and bookmarks to show appreciation for all they have done.


Feb
5
7:00PM

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8:00PM

Pajama Storytime

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

It's Take Your Child to the Library Week. Enjoy stories and songs in celebration of families and libraries for families with children age 6 and under. PJs are optional!


Feb
7
12:00PM

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3:00PM

Darwin Day

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

It's Take Your Child to the Library Day, and we’re observing it by wishing Charles Darwin, the great scientist, reader and writer, a Happy 205th Birthday. We will celebrate the variety of Earth's living things with an iPad photo booth and special guests from the United States Department of Agriculture and Randall’s Island Park.


Feb
12
4:00PM

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4:45PM

Poof! Life in a Vacuum

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

This is a really sucky experience! Children ages 6-12 will have greater appreciation for Earth’s atmosphere when they see what happens to objects placed in containers from which the air is then extracted, mimicking the conditions of outer space. The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum brings us this far-out experience.


Feb
12
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Poof! Life in a Vacuum

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

This is a really sucky experience! Teens ages 13-19 will have greater appreciation for Earth’s atmosphere when they see what happens to objects placed in containers from which the air is then extracted, mimicking the conditions of outer space. The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum brings us this far-out experience.


Feb
13
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Valentine's Day Craft

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Craft beautiful favors for this special day!


Feb
14
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Saturday Science Lab

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Discover the wonders of the world with the Discovery Team and hands-on science!

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

Additional Dates


Feb
14
3:00PM

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4:30PM

The Story of Gospel Music

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

In celebration of African American History Month, the Teen Space is proud to present this fascinating look at the history and music that provided uplift to the African-American community during difficult and trying times.


Feb
18
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Lunar New Year Celebration and Craft

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Celebrate the Lunar New Year at the Children's Discovery Center with stories, crafts, music, a lion dance and small treats to take home, for children ages 6-12. Tickets will be distributed at 3:30PM the day of the event.


Feb
18
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Lunar New Year Celebration and Craft

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Our celebration of Lunar New Year, for children ages 6-12, features stories, crafts, music and a lion dance. Participants will also receive small treats.
Tickets will be distributed a half hour before the event. *in Children's Library Discovery Center Multi-Purpose Room*