Story Time for Kids and Families in Queens this May

Story Time for Kids and Families in Queens this May

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Attend a local story hour in Queens for kids and turn the pages of their imaginations!

First Tuesdays: Radha Vatsal
WHEN: Tuesday, May. 1, 7-8:30pm
WHERE: Espresso 77, 35-57 77th St., Jackson Heights, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: Vastal is the author of A Front Page Affair and Murder Between the Lines set in WWI-era New York. The reading will be preceded by an open mic.
WANT TO GO? $5 counter purchase. 718-757-6934. espresso77.com.

Toddler Tales: 'Is Your Mama a Llama?'
WHEN: Saturday, May. 5, 1:30pm
WHERE: Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston, NY
AGES: 3-5
WHAT: Encourage a child’s love of reading by listening to a nature related story especially chosen for the littlest nature lovers. Journey along with Baby Llama as she looks for her mama and learn about animal mothers in nature. Registration required.
WANT TO GO? $21. 718-229-4000. alleypond.com.

Storytime and Craft
WHEN: May. 5 - 6, Saturday-Sunday, 11am
WHERE: Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Parents can bring their little nature lovers to hear seasonally inspired stories that will open their imaginations to the different natural worlds found at the garden, followed by a botanically themed craft activity.
WANT TO GO? $6; $2 children ages 4-12; free for children younger than 3. 718-886-3800. queensbotanical.org.

Storytime with the Author: 'Mommy and Me' by Ebony Troncoso FREE
WHEN: Saturday, May. 12, 2:30pm
WHERE: Queens Library - Rochdale Village Branch, 169-09 137th Ave., Jamaica, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Queens native and author/illustrator Ebony Troncoso will join in for a reading of her picture book Mommy and Me, the story told by a child who cherishes nothing more than spending time with her mother and begins to realize that moms really do have superpowers.
WANT TO GO? 718-723-4440. queenslibrary.org.

Family Storytime: Mother's Day FREE
WHEN: Saturday, May. 12, 11:15am
WHERE: Flushing Library, 41-17 Main St., Flushing, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Children and their parents or caregivers are invited for stories, games, songs, and more on Mother's Day.
WANT TO GO? 718-661-1200. queenslibrary.org.

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