News and Events for Kids

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Did you or your child participate in the Summer Reading Club this year?

Please consider taking a moment to fill out this five-minute survey about your experience this year.  Thank you!

 

SUMMER READING CLUB CLOSING CEREMONY

Main Branch

Saturday, September 10, 1:30 pm

Did you finish your 7 weeks of reading this summer? Then you're invited to our closing ceremony! Meet the mayor, eat some cake, and show off your Summer Reading Club medals!


 

CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS: FALL 2016

 

BABYTIME

Stories, rhymes, and songs especially for babies. Free, no registration required. Ages 0-23 months.

Main Branch

Fridays, Sept 23 - Dec 2, 10:15 am

Queensborough Branch

Fridays, Sept 23 - Dec 2, 12:00 pm

 

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME

Songs, rhymes, and stories for preschool aged children. Free, no registration required. Ages 2-5.

Main Branch

Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, Sept 19 - Dec 1, 10:15 am

Queensborough Branch

Wednesdays, Sept 21 - Nov 30, 11:00 am

  

FAMILY STORYTIME

Songs, rhymes, and stories before bedtime. Free, no registration required. All ages welcome.

Main Branch

Tuesdays, Sept 20 - Nov 29, 7:00 pm

 

READING BUDDIES

A one-on-one program for children to practice their reading skills with teen volunteers. For children aged 6-9 years. Registration required, starting September 1.

Main Branch

English: Tuesdays, Sept 20 - Nov 22, 3:30-4:30 pm

French: Wednesdays, Sept 21 - Nov 23, 3:30-4:30 pm

 

YOUNG READERS BOOK CLUB

Read great books, discuss your favourite characters, and meet kids who like the same books you do! This is a book club for ages 9-12. Registration required, starting September 1.

Main Branch

Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30 pm

Sept 20, Oct 18, Nov 15

 

KIDS READING CLUB

Queensborough kids, join us after school as we read, discuss books, and do fun activities together. For ages 8-12. Registration required, starting September 1.

Queensborough Branch

Wednesdays, 3:15-4:15 pm

Sept 21, Oct 19, Nov 16

 

NEWCOMER KIDS

An after school program for immigrant and refugee children to spend time in a group with local teen volunteers, playing games, studying, learning English or getting help with homework. For ages 5-12. Registration required, starting September 1.

Main Branch

Mondays, Sept 19 - Nov 28, 3:30-4:30 pm