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Explore new techniques and materials with local artist Sadie Kadlec in this visual arts workshop for children ages 4 to 12 years old! Advanced registration required.
Join certified Baby Sign Language instructor Christina Napoletano as she leads children and their caregivers through ASL vocabulary, music, and play. Through her thoughtfully crafted themes and practical memory aid techniques, you can be communicating with your pre-verbal baby or toddler!
Celebrate the gift of laughter on Global Belly Laugh Day. There will be an open mic for participants to read a joke from a book, write an original joke and share it, or tell a funny story. Share some laughs with friends and family.
Learn how to build, operate, and decorate your very own drawing robot! Call to register....
Young Yoginis 12 and younger, along with caregivers, can enjoy easy yoga activities, including movement, stories, and crafts.
Join the library for story time.
In commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr's birthday. All are invited to a reading of various books. The program is sponsored by the Rosedale Friends Group. Refreshment will be provided through generous funds from Council Member Donovan Richards.
Pixie boots, clown shoes, moccasins, flip flops, and moon boots. What will you design using just newspapers, scissors, and tape? The one rule is that you must build a pair of newspaper shoes for one of your team members that they can put on and take off without ripping the newspaper. For grades 2 and up.
Stories, songs and rhymes for families to enjoy together. For children ages 2-4. Space is limited.
The Brooklyn Public Library, Mill Basin branch is happy to present the YA Book Club. Parents, teachers, teens and interested readers are invited to...
Award winning author, Amalia Hoffman will share her personal journey and inspiration in writing her book, The Brave Cyclist: The True Story of a Holocaust Hero. Grades 1-6.
This informational financial planning session will teach you what next steps to tackle on the path to establishing financial security for your special needs child. Registration required.
Eraser was in the library last night and locked all the creativity in an Escape Box! Join Snapology of Seaford and try to help the creativity escape its confinement! Grades 2-5. Registration required.
Enjoy this exciting story and craft program where you test your puzzle skills and use your imaginations to create a puzzle of your very own. Registration required. Grades K-3.
Wear your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed animal for stories and songs at the library! Ages 3 1/2 years-kindergarten. Registration required.
Time management strategies and study skill tips for students grades 6-12 and their parents from Dominiqe Padurano, the head of Crimson Coaching. Registration required.
Join Strawtown artists and naturalists in exploring the responses animals have to the winter then create your own winter landscape with animal puppets! Grades 1-5. Registration required.
Light up the dark winter months with a decorative pine cone jar. Ages 7 and up. Registration recommended. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.<...
Get fit and have fun at Family Zumba. For walking toddlers and children up to 8 years old with their families. Registration is necessary.
Bring your family to the library and take a story walk, make Forky from Toy Story 4, play board games and card games, work on a puzzle, and build a Lego creation. Younger children can enjoy playdough, crawl through the tunnel, pretend in the kitchen, and play with trains and toys.
"Flash Gordon," a certified therapy dog, loves to listen to kids read. Sign up for a 15-minute slot on the day of the program at the customer service desk.
Enjoy some football festivities, including games and a special raffle prize.
The Mickmags combine music and puppets to entertain not only children, but to reach the child in all of us. Registration is limited to families with children 2-6 years old.
Enjoy crafts and activities with your child and celebrate all things Pokémon.
Li performs hand balancing, plate spinning, artistic cycling, ribbon dancing, diabolos and foot juggling, explains some of the rituals of Chinese New Year, and more. Registration required.
Learn about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as we make booklets about his legacy and the need for peace and equality. Space is limited.
Learn about the history of silhouette making, then sit for your own portraits and look at your profile.
For grades 3-6. Learn basic techniques of origami and see what you can create. Call to register....
We'll read the history of great Civil Rights leaders and do a fun collage craft celebrating their life and works.
Enjoy an interactive dance workshop of African American dances.
Children will make a non-sew freedom quilt out of foam squares while learning the meaning of the codes of each square.
The focus of this club are the books, time periods, and dolls from the American Girl series. The library will provide copies of "Meet Addy: an American Girl" by Connie Porter. The fan club will read the book and discuss it. We will also do crafts and activities. Books are for ages 8 to 12 years old.
This sensory experience will help enhance your child's hand-eye coordination and fine and gross motor skills developement as they dig their hands into sand, water and other exploratory activities. Ages 18 months-5 years. Registration required.
Learn about African-American performers Florence Mills and Josephine Baker, and create a colorful collage inspired by artist Christian Robinson. Registration required.
Make interactive LED-lit cards to celebrate Valentine's Day (or the wintertime) using pre-made templates. In person registration required.
It's Library Lovers month so let everyone know why you love your library and it will be proudly displayed. All ages (under 5 with caregiver) Registration recommended.
Come join us for morning of musical fun, a read aloud and parent discussion.
Starting with slabs of clay, artists explore the face as a vehicle for self expression by creating masks inspired by the artwork of other cultures.
Don’t miss the celebration! Music, fashion show, games, and more. Registration required.
Discover the African safari and learn how Wangari Maathai won the Nobel Peace Prize for planting trees, then plant your own seed to take home and watch grow. Registration required.
Audience members become the storytellers in a series of African folktales as a facilitator guides them through an interactive African dance class accompanied by live percussion music. This is for ages 6 to 12.
Learn about the influences of African Americans on musical genres such as R&B, jazz, rap, and more. After enjoying some sample tunes play a "Name That Genre" musical trivia game. Join for some fun and prizes!
Brigitte Burgler, a science teacher and a mother will guide kids in exploring life, earth, and physical science concepts through hands-on investigations.
Learn self defense moves, ways to preventing bullying, and what to do if you are being bullied and the precise steps to stop it. Ages 8-11. Register online.
Children ages 4 and older are welcome to build from their imagination or from a challenge card. Your creations will be displayed all month long in the children's room!
Make delicious Valentine's dessert glasses. Donate one dessert for those in need, and keep one for you to munch on. Grades 6-12. Registration required.
For students in grades 3-6. Join the community service group and do great things for your community. Certificates for community service will be giv...
Acrobat Li Liu will bring you joy with her balancing skills, bicycle routine, and more! Registration required.
Author Bethany Hegedus and Illustrator Tonya Engel read in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the publication of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.
The day will include activist teach-ins, youth-led panel discussions, teen performances, and interactive arts and media workshops, and a Teen Night Open Mic Edition.
Meet the mouse from the classic children's book "If You Give A Mouse A Cookie," read the story and have some cookies, too! Registration required.
This program focuses on inclusion, acceptance, and that everyone is special. Hear a story and then do crafts. Ages 3-9 with a grownup. Registration required.
Visit the library and read to Lexie, a hypoallergenic certified therapy dog.
What makes a liquid "dense?" Why do some things float and some things sink? Children observe this phenomena with the use of food coloring and liquid to create their own "fireworks in a jar!"
Enjoy the power and pleasure of Jazz, Calypso, and Reggae through singing and dancing in this interactive performance with versatile entertainer Conroy Warren.
Join Andrew Simmons and his traveling zoo as he introduces you to a golden eagle, barn owl, Burmese and ball pythons, black throat monitor, alligator, and opossums.
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