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LIBRARY EVENTS FOR KIDS AND TEENS IN BRONX WEEK OF MAY 27

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Library Events for Kids in Bronx Check out these free and low-cost library events and programs for kids and teens in Bronx this week of May 27. You'll find fun and inexpensive classes and activities for toddlers, kids, and teens, including story times and storytelling events, arts and crafts, language programs, fitness programs, concerts and performances, and college prep courses. Many programs also welcome parents and caregivers, so the whole family can join the fun. For more free and low-cost upcoming family and children's events in Bronx, go to our complete calendar of events.

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Game Night for Kids - Richmond Hill Library
May 27, 2013 - Richmond Hill

School-age children can enjoy playing a variety of board games.

Mother Goose Time - Flushing Library
May 27, 2013 - Flushing

This interactive program features nursery rhymes, fingerplays and songs for infants 12-24 months accompanied by a parent or other adult caregiver.

Music & Movement with Miss Fran - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
May 28, 2013 - Garnerville

Toddlers are invited to this sing-along puppets, musical instruments, props, and lots of movement. Fran Roesemann leads this fun morning for ages 1-5. Registration required.

Kiddie Kabaret - Scarsdale Public Library
May 28, 2013 - Scarsdale

Nancie Schnur's program uses puppets and songs, both traditional and original, to bring music and fun to toddlers ages 1-1/2 to 3-1/2 and their caregivers. Nancie knows how to keep toddlers singing and dancing along with the fun! No registration required. Music, puppets, and fun with Nancie Schnur. For ages 1-1/2 to 3-1/2. No registration required. Please call the library to confirm time.

Sandy Memory Collage - Arverne Library
May 28, 2013 - Arverne

Participants will make picture-and-word collages based on their experiences and memories of Hurricane Sandy to help them express their feelings and celebrate hope and renewal.

Health and Science - McGoldrick Library
May 28, 2013 - Flushing

Learn basic concepts of health and science through fun and creative activities.

Knitting Club - Brooklyn Public Library, Carroll Gardens branch
May 28, 2013 - Carroll Gardens

Kids learn the basics of knitting at this all ages workshop.

Teen Time - Brooklyn Public Library, Dyker branch
May 28, 2013 - Dyker Heights

Teens play games, read, do homework, listen to music, and take over the library...sort of!

Speak Up For Queens Library- Read In - Queens Library at Corona
May 28, 2013 - Corona

Families can let their voices be heard! Come show support for Queens Library during advocacy events across the borough to push back proposed budget cuts. At this Read-In, staff we'll be reading to children to demonstrate that libraries count. NYC proposes a budget cut to Queens Library of $29.6 million for the year beginning July 1. It would be the largest budget cut in the library's history, threatening library service across the borough, including the outright closing of community libraries and the loss of hundreds of library jobs. Join members of the community and their elected representatives when they express their library-love to call attention to the need for restored funding to Queens Library. Queens Library provides free essential information, computer and internet access, help with homework, free healthcare information, job search services and so many other community-based programs, plus the free loan of millions of books and other library materials in every neighborhood in Queens.

Speak Up For Queens Library - Queens Library at Central
May 28, 2013 - Jamaica

Families can let their voices be heard! Come show support for Queens Library during advocacy events across the borough to push back proposed budget cuts. Rally with Local 1321. Open mic for the community to speak up and tell the world why their library is important to them. NYC proposes a budget cut to Queens Library of $29.6 million for the year beginning July 1. It would be the largest budget cut in the library's history, threatening library service across the borough, including the outright closing of community libraries and the loss of hundreds of library jobs. Join members of the community and their elected representatives when they express their library-love to call attention to the need for restored funding to Queens Library. Queens Library provides free essential information, computer and internet access, help with homework, free healthcare information, job search services and so many other community-based programs, plus the free loan of millions of books and other library materials in every neighborhood in Queens.

Reading for Fun - Laurelton Library
May 29, 2013 - Laurelton

Reading is fundamental for success. This program will teach kids how much fun reading can be, with a great selection of books from the library.

Manhasset-GN Camera Club - Manhasset Public Library
May 29, 2013 - Manhasset

How would you like to see how photographs are judged? Join Judges Dick Hunt, Dennis Golin, and Joanna Gazzola as they determine The Best of the Year photos taken by the Manhasset Camera Club. This program is open to all. There is no fee and membership is not a requirement to attend.

Stories, Songs, and Crafts - Rose Memorial Library
May 29, 2013 - Stony Point

Toddlers are invited to the library to hear picture book stories, sing songs, and make craft. Registration required.

Friendship Bracelet - Flushing Library
May 29, 2013 - Flushing

Kids ages 5-12, can let their creative skills shine, when will make their own friendship bracelet.

Speak Up For Queens Library-R.I.P. - Queens Library at Pomonok
May 29, 2013 - Flushing

Families can let their voices be heard! Come show support for Queens Library during advocacy events across the borough to push back proposed budget cuts. Join R.I.P., Rally In Pomonok, where the staff, community, and Friends of the Library will "mourn" the loss of library services if the budget is not restored. NYC proposes a budget cut to Queens Library of $29.6 million for the year beginning July 1. It would be the largest budget cut in the library's history, threatening library service across the borough, including the outright closing of community libraries and the loss of hundreds of library jobs. Join members of the community and their elected representatives when they express their library-love to call attention to the need for restored funding to Queens Library. Queens Library provides free essential information, computer and internet access, help with homework, free healthcare information, job search services and so many other community-based programs, plus the free loan of millions of books and other library materials in every neighborhood in Queens.

Speak Up For Queens Library-The Unhappy Library Carnival - Queens Library at Long Island City
May 29, 2013 - Long Island City

Families can let their voices be heard! Come show support for Queens Library during advocacy events across the borough to push back proposed budget cuts. NYC proposes a budget cut to Queens Library of $29.6 million for the year beginning July 1. It would be the largest budget cut in the library's history, threatening library service across the borough, including the outright closing of community libraries and the loss of hundreds of library jobs. Join members of the community and their elected representatives when they express their library-love to call attention to the need for restored funding to Queens Library. Queens Library provides free essential information, computer and internet access, help with homework, free healthcare information, job search services and so many other community-based programs, plus the free loan of millions of books and other library materials in every neighborhood in Queens.

Tale Waggers - The Field Library
May 30, 2013 - Peekskill

Trained Tale Waggers entertain with spellbinding stories. All storytellers and storyteller wannabes are welcome - along with good listeners ages 4 and older. Refreshments.

Stories, Songs, and Crafts - Rose Memorial Library
May 30, 2013 - Stony Point

Toddlers are invited to the library to hear picture book stories, sing songs, and make craft. Registration required.

Wii Fun For Kids - White Plains Public Library
May 30, 2013 - White Plains

Join in the Wii Fun games for kids! The competition takes place on the big screen in The Trove's Galaxy Hall. For boys and girls in grades 1-5.

SUPER SMASH BROS TOURNAMENT - Westport Library
May 30, 2013 - Westport

Compete for bragging rights in the library's Super Smash Bros Brawl tournament. For middle school and up.

Hive Fashion Teen Time - Brooklyn Public LIbrary, Bushwick branch
May 30, 2013 - Bushwick

Teens interested in fashion learn about photography photography and document new styles.

Sing Along - Brooklyn Public Library, Flatlands branch
May 30, 2013 - Marine Park

Come hear Mr. Avrum, the librarian play some of your favorite tunes.

Speak Up For Queens Library-Community Rally - Queens Library at Baisley Park
May 30, 2013 - Jamaica

Families can let their voices be heard! Come show support for Queens Library during advocacy events across the borough to push back proposed budget cuts. NYC proposes a budget cut to Queens Library of $29.6 million for the year beginning July 1. It would be the largest budget cut in the library's history, threatening library service across the borough, including the outright closing of community libraries and the loss of hundreds of library jobs. Join members of the community and their elected representatives when they express their library-love to call attention to the need for restored funding to Queens Library. Queens Library provides free essential information, computer and internet access, help with homework, free healthcare information, job search services and so many other community-based programs, plus the free loan of millions of books and other library materials in every neighborhood in Queens.

Wii Play - Haverstraw Public Library; Village Branch
May 31, 2013 - Haverstraw

Students in grades 1-6 are invited to play on the library's Wii to challenge their friends and make new ones.

Craft Time-Ozone Park - Ozone Park Library
May 31, 2013 - Ozone Park

Kids can show off their creativity and design skills in this arts and crafts program.

Game Day - Queens Village Library
May 31, 2013 - Queens Village

Kids in Grades 1-6 can have fun afterschool, and make new friends playing a variety of board games, card games and more.

Mother Goose-Sunnyside - Sunnyside Library
May 31, 2013 - Sunnyside

This is an interactive program featuring nursery rhymes, fingerplays and songs for infants ages 6-18 months with a parent or other adult caregiver.

downUNDER Premieres - Fairfield Woods Branch Library
May 31, 2013 - Fairfield

Unwind after a week at school. Watch a new to DVD movie and share snacks with friends in the downUnder Teen Center. Grades 6-12.

The StoryWalk Project at Gedney Park - Chappaqua Public Library
Through May 31, 2013 - Chappaqua

The 2013 StoryWalk will begin directly behind the playground located in the front of Gedney Park. Look for the "StoryWalk" sign. All are welcome to visit this free StoryWalk, which runs through Friday, May 31t. The featured book selection is "and then it's spring," by Julie Fogliano, illustrated by Erin E. Stead. The story perfectly captures those early days of winter-sneaking-into-spring, when we're eagerly searching for any signs of fresh color and new life. And then suddenly, spring is sprung! StoryWalk helps build children's interest in reading, while encouraging healthy outdoor activity for both adults and children. The StoryWalk Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT, and developed in collaboration with the Vermont Bicycle & Pedestrian Coalition and the Kellogg Hubbard Library. The 2013 StoryWalk is brought to you by the New Castle Recreation & Parks Department and The Chappaqua Library.

Speak Up For Queens Library-Community Rally - Queens Library at Hollis
May 31, 2013 - Hollis

Families can let their voices be heard! Come show support for Queens Library during advocacy events across the borough to push back proposed budget cuts. NYC proposes a budget cut to Queens Library of $29.6 million for the year beginning July 1. It would be the largest budget cut in the library's history, threatening library service across the borough, including the outright closing of community libraries and the loss of hundreds of library jobs. Join members of the community and their elected representatives when they express their library-love to call attention to the need for restored funding to Queens Library. Queens Library provides free essential information, computer and internet access, help with homework, free healthcare information, job search services and so many other community-based programs, plus the free loan of millions of books and other library materials in every neighborhood in Queens.

Save Our Soil - Brentwood Library
June 01, 2013 - Brentwood

Children aged 7-10, with an adult, learn about the helpful underground "farmers and recyclers" (especially the worms), soil composting, and do a fun craft. Afterward, take an optional ride to the Ecology Center organic garden (located at 1725 Brentwood Road) to see how the plants grow. Sign-up for this program begins May 13 with registration code BWJ434.

Geneology Workshop with Diane Warmsley - Elmont Memorial Library
June 01, 2013 - Elmont

This workshop discusses basic geneology terms and concepts and searching records for geneological information through ethnic research strategies and writing family history.

Saturday Crafts @ The Field - The Field Library
June 01, 2013 - Peekskill

Crafty kids can drop in for simple crafts with a helping adult. No sign-up required.

Teen Service Saturday - Fairfield Public Library
June 01, 2013 - Fairfield

Need community service hours for school, church or whatever? Drop in to the Teen Room on the first Saturday of each month to help out in the Library.

Getting Ready for College - Fairfield Public Library
June 01, 2013 - Fairfield

Demystify the college process with a different speaker and topic each month. June tackles the essay. Common Application essay questions and the art of choosing and developing clever-yet- sincere topics for all required college entrance writing. For parents and teens. Registration required.

The Marvelous Mutts - Pequot Library
June 01, 2013 - Southport

Come see some of the world's finest canine athletes in a jaw-dropping lawn show to launch the summer season and Pequot Library's Dig Into Reading program. This team of Mutts, all adopted from shelters, will astound and entertain you with their tricks, stunts and athleticism. Watch them up close as they flip and fly to snatch those airborn Frisbees. A meet-n-greet follows. Bring your own blanket or low chair. Performance indoors in case of rain.

Teen Book Club - Elmont Memorial Library
June 03, 2013 - Elmont

The monthly featured book is Gone by Lisa McMann. Janie thought she knew what her future held. And she thought she�d made her peace with it. But she can�t handle dragging Cabel down with her. She knows he will stay with her, despite what she sees in his dreams. He�s amazing. And she�s a train wreck. Janie sees only one way to give him the life he deserves�she has to disappear. And it�s going to kill them both.

Sounds Like Science with Mad Science - Haverstraw Public Library, Village Branch
June 03, 2013 - Haverstraw

The library hosts a "mad scientist" for this special event. Kids will learn how sound is made and how we are able to hear it. The show will be full of live demonstrations and fun.

Wee Craft Together - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
June 03, 2013 - Garnerville

Toddlers are invited with their parent or caregiver to hear stories then make a seasonal craft. Registration is required for this popular program.

Board Game Fun! - Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library
June 03, 2013 - Garnerville

Kids in grades 1-6 are invited to stop by the library for some board game fun. Play chess, checkers, Scrabble, Clue, Candyland, Chutes & Ladders, and more.

Teen Advisory Board Meeting - Wilton Library
June 03, 2013 - Wilton

Year-end meeting for the Teen Advisory Board (TAB), for teens in grades 6-12. TAB is a group of teens who work with the library by helping select materials for the teen collection, planning teen events, and more. Newcomers always welcome. Registration is recommended.

Toddler Time - Hillcrest Library
June 03, 2013 - Flushing

Children ages 2-3 years old and their caregivers enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, age appropriate crafts and lots of fun.

Family Storytime - Auburndale Library
June 03, 2013 - Flushing

This hour of storytime with Ms. Stella G. features books and a simple craft or activity for children in grades pre-K to 2 and their caregivers.

Word Games - McGoldrick Library
June 03, 2013 - Flushing

Word games improve literacy skills and vocabulary, and they're also lots of fun to do together!

Teacher in the Field Library - Field Library
Through June 30, 2013 - Peekskill

Elementary and middle schoolers puzzled by a homework assignment can drop in for homework help from a certified teacher on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays,and Thursdays: June 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, and 13 from 4-6pm. Call the library for more dates.

Summer Reading Game at The Field Library: 'Dig Into Reading!' - Field Library
Through August 31, 2013 - Peekskill

Sign up for The Field's fabulous summer reading games - for kids ages 4 and up. Sign-up begins June 27, and games end August 17. Participants will report on books to teenage volunteers, and move their game pieces along the library's "Dig Into Reading" game boards, getting prizes along the way. Kids who read enough books get an invitation to the library's Pizza Party. Check fieldkids.wordpress.com for details.

Understanding Memory Loss - Somers Library
Through June 04, 2102 - Somers

This program helps the audience distinguish between Alzheimer's Disease and age-associated memory impairment. Learn what the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer's Disease are, along with guidance on how to obtain a diagnosis and what treatments are currently available. Register online at somerslibrary.org or call 914-232-5717.

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