Posted in Kids | February 6, 2014
Young Entomologists were introduced to the newest members of Queens Library at Steinway this week. The extra large beetles are called Bessbugs. These adorable insects help the Earth by recycling  decaying trees in the forest. Our beetles are fed small pieces of rotting wood to…
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Posted in Kids | October 3, 2013
Kids were invited to Queens Library's Steinway & Sunnyside locations to make adventure airplanes using craft sticks. Kids decorated their airplanes with small circle stickers. The materials used in this craft were left over from previous crafts.
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Posted in Kids | October 3, 2013
  Kids at Queens Library at Astoria made book wands  to use as bookmarks. Bookmarks were made by upcycling craft sticks. Preschoolers decorated their bookmarks using jewel stickers, wiggly eyes,and colorful string.
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Posted in Kids | September 6, 2013
We had a lot of string left over from previous programs. We also had rolls of yarn, ribbons, scraps of fabric and even lanyards. Children at Queens Library at Broadway used thin cardboard saved from boxes to create a canvas. Then, using glue the children drew pictures. Then the…
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Posted in Arts | August 2, 2013
All six of the community libraries in western Queens (Astoria, Broadway, Long Island City, Sunnyside, Steinway and Woodside) welcomed patrons to learn how to make origami cranes. The goal was to fold and string together as many Origami cranes as possible An ancient Japanese…
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