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  1. Itty Bitty Play Time

    November 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    November 25, 2015  |  11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Mariners Harbor Library
    Enjoy great books, interactive stories, lively songs and rhymes. Join the fun and meet other babies and toddlers in the neighborhood.
  2. Clay Day

    November 25 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    November 25, 2015  |  1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    SI Children's Museum
    Satisfy a “knead” by working with some air-dry clay and getting in touch with your tactile side.
  3. Voice of the People Tour

    November 25 @ 2:30 pm
    November 25, 2015  |  2:30 pm - 2:30 pm
    Historic Richmond Town
    Before cell phones, social media, computers and TV how did people share their voice? How did the word get around and important issues get discussed? Watch how things got done the old-fashioned way.
  4. Crafternoon

    November 25 @ 3:00 pm
    November 25, 2015  |  3:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    West New Brighton Library
  5. Board Games

    November 25 @ 3:30 pm
    November 25, 2015  |  3:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    South Beach Library
  6. Bookcraft

    November 25 @ 4:00 pm
    November 25, 2015  |  4:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Stapleton Library
    Have a blast listening to stories and making a fun craft!
  7. Kids’ Thanksgiving Celebration

    November 25 @ 4:00 pm
    November 25, 2015  |  4:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    St. George Library
    Celebrate Thanksgiving at the library with crafts, games and refreshments!
  8. Family Storytime

    November 25 @ 4:00 pm
    November 25, 2015  |  4:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Tottenville Library
    Join us for wonderful picture books old and new, shared by library staff.
  9. Read Aloud/Picture Book Time

    November 25 @ 4:00 pm
    November 25, 2015  |  4:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    New Dorp Library
    Enjoy hearing books read aloud, finger plays, action rhymes and coloring.
  10. 12th Annual Day After Thanksgiving Hike

    November 27 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    November 27, 2015  |  10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Greenbelt Nature Center
    Join the Greenbelt educators for our annual day after Thanksgiving hike in the Greenbelt in serene woods, including a brief visit to the LaTourette house.This hike is over 2.5 hours and is moderately paced. Ages 10+. No exceptions. Dress appropriately
What's New
2015 Christmas Tree & Menorah Lightings and Holiday Strolls


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If you have a kid who’s really into dinosaurs, you know that just saying they “like” them is not merely enough. My son, for example, was completely and totally obsessed with dinosaurs for at least three years of his life.

Home for the Holidays?


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Honoring Our Veterans: How to Show Your Support

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Staten Island is a very patriotic place, as substantiated by the number of memorials dotting the island. Among these are parks, highways, and boulevards honoring those who have served in our military. Several of our high schools recognize their military

2015 Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway Part 1

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This year’s Holiday Gift Guide has something for everyone! We’re giving away over $1000 in prizes to 14 lucky winners throughout November and December. Below you’ll find November’s prizes; check back in December for more! Ask Amy Doll SRP $120