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Events at the Children's Library
Children's events are for Library members and registration is required. Please make sure children meet the proper age requirements. To register please call the Children's Library at 212-288-6900 x234 or email email@example.com.
Wiggles and Giggles
Tuesday, October 21, 10:00 AM
Join us for songs, stories, and playtime for babies and toddlers.
Time for Twos
Friday, October 10, 10:30 AM
Thursday, October16, 10:30 AM
Thursday, October 23, 10:30 AM
Enjoy a special storytime just for two-year-olds.
Ages 3 and Older
Apples, Apples, Everywhere
Thursday, September 25, 4:00 PM
Share a basket of tales about this favorite fall fruit and make an apple craft.
Silly Sheep Stories
Thursday, October 9, 4:00 PM
Join us as we spin some woolly tales and make a fluffy craft.
Thursday, October 16, 4:00 PM
Saturday, October 18, 11:00 AM
Enjoy autumn stories and a craft.
Teddy Bear Tales
Thursday, October 23, 4:00 PM
Bring your favorite stuffed animal to enjoy teddy bear stories and a craft.
Scared Silly! Halloween Storytelling with Getchie Argetsinger
Saturday, October 25, 11:00 AM | Age 3 and older | For members and their guests | $5 per child
Kick off your Halloween adventures at the Children's Library with an interactive storytelling program. Join storyteller Getchie Argetsinger for slightly scary stories featuring goofy ghosts, wacky witches . . . and you. Wear a costume and enjoy a treat!
Magic Carpet Ride
Friday, October 17, 3:30 PM
Take a ride on our magic carpet as we explore amazing places and times past. This month, we will journey throught time with stories, fun facts, and more as we discover the wonders of Ancient Egypt.
Young Writers' Workshop with Rebecca Behrens: Fascinating People
Friday, October 24, 3:30 PM | Grades 4-8 | For members and their guests | $10 per participant
Author and Library member Rebecca Behrens will discuss historical fiction and guide students in researching and writing stories about fascinating people and places in history. Behrens is the author of When Audrey Met Alice, the tale of what happens when frustrated First Daughter Audrey discovers Alice Roosevelt's secret diary hidden beneath the White House floorboards.
Chris Grabenstein: Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library
Friday, November 7, 4:00 PM | Grade 3 and older | For members and their guests | $5 per person
Twelve lucky 12-year-olds are selected to participate in an overnight event in the state-of-the-art new library built by the eccentric game inventor Luigi Lemoncello. But when the kids wake up, they discover a new and unexpected game: whoever can find a way out of Mr. Lemoncello's library will win the grand prize. In this event, bestselling author Chris Grabenstein will share his novel, lead writing games, and "leave kids eager to do more writing on their own."
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