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  1. All Join In!

    December 5 @ 11:00 am
    December 5, 2016  |  11:00 am - 11:00 am
    Stapleton Library
    Come for stories, songs, action rhymes and coloring!  Have fun meeting other little ones in the neighborhood and their caregivers.
  2. Krazy Kidz

    December 5 @ 11:30 am
    December 5, 2016  |  11:30 am - 11:30 am
    West New Brighton Library
    Join us for singing, dancing, coloring and stories. Meet other kids and their caregivers!
  3. Baby Space!

    December 5 @ 11:45 am
    December 5, 2016  |  11:45 am - 11:45 am
    Stapleton Library
    Come for playtime, stories, and songs for babies and their caregivers.
  4. Matinee Monday

    December 5 @ 1:00 pm
    December 5, 2016  |  1:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    South Beach Library
  5. Preschool Story Time

    December 5 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
    December 5, 2016  |  3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
    Port Richmond Library
    Stories, crafts, and play time. Join us for our weekly Preschool Story Time for fun, fun, fun!
  6. Crafternoon

    December 5 @ 3:30 pm
    December 5, 2016  |  3:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    West New Brighton Library
    Come in every week for a fun and seasonal craft!
  7. Family Storytime

    December 5 @ 4:00 pm
    December 5, 2016  |  4:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Todt Hill-Westerleigh Library
    Bring the whole family and celebrate early literacy with songs, rhymes, reading and other fun activities! Families are welcome.
  8. Teddy Time

    December 5 @ 4:00 pm
    December 5, 2016  |  4:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    New Dorp Library
    Bring your teddy bear to the library and we will read stories to our teddy.
  9. Homework Help

    December 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    December 5, 2016  |  5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Mariners Harbor Library
    Library staff and volunteers will be on hand to provide study assistance for children. First come, first served.
  10. Baby Time

    December 6 @ 10:30 am
    December 6, 2016  |  10:30 am - 10:30 am
    South Beach Library
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