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  1. Bird Watching

    September 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
    September 3, 2015  |  10:00 am - 11:30 am
    Clay Pit Ponds
    Break out the binoculars to observe our avian friends before they head south for the colder months.
  2. Outdoor Story Time

    September 3 @ 10:30 am
    September 3, 2015  |  10:30 am - 10:30 am
    St. George Library
    Songs, Rhymes and picture book stories. (Indoor in bad weather)
  3. Baby & Me

    September 3 @ 11:00 am
    September 3, 2015  |  11:00 am - 11:00 am
    Tottenville Library
    Songs, stories, rhymes and fun. Come meet other babies in the neighborhood!
  4. A Helluva Choir

    September 3 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    September 3, 2015  |  1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    Noble Maritime Collection
    Directed by Dr. Carolyn Clark, adults of all ages sing popular standards, showtunes, traditional sea chanteys, and more.
  5. CloseKnit

    September 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    September 3, 2015  |  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Noble Maritime Collection
    Join us to knit hats, scarves, vests, and more for needy mariners and local families. Every year our Closeknitters donate hundreds (if not thousands!) of garments to Seamens Church Institute and to local charities around New York City. Experienced and
  6. Teen Lounge

    September 3 @ 2:30 pm
    September 3, 2015  |  2:30 pm - 2:30 pm
    Tottenville Library
    Use a laptop, work on homework or just hang out!
  7. Behind the Scenes at the Museum

    September 3 @ 2:30 pm
    September 3, 2015  |  2:30 pm - 2:30 pm
    Historic Richmond Town
    Discover how we recreate the American family homes of the past.
  8. Kids’ Movie

    September 3 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    September 3, 2015  |  3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Mariners Harbor Library
    Sit back relax and enjoy a family friendly movie.
  9. Lego Club

    September 3 @ 4:00 pm
    September 3, 2015  |  4:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    West New Brighton Library
    We’ll supply the Legos, you bring your creativity and see what you can build!
  10. Homework Help

    September 3 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    September 3, 2015  |  4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Port Richmond Library
    Library staff and volunteers will be on hand to provide study assistance for children.
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