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  1. The Science of Superheroes

    July 27 @ 3:30 am - 3:30 pm
    July 27, 2015  |  3:30 am - 3:30 pm
    Stapleton Library
    FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You’ll explore the science behind different superpowers and then design your own superhero and write a comic about their adventures.
  2. Blood Drive

    July 27 @ 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
    July 27, 2015  |  7:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Richmond University Medical Center
    Donors must be healthy, at least 16 years old (with parent’s written consent) and must weigh a minimum of 110 pounds. Donors should eat prior to donation and bring photo ID.
  3. Be a City Hero

    July 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    July 27, 2015  |  8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    St. George Library
  4. Teen Minecraft Club

    July 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    July 27, 2015  |  8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    West New Brighton Library
    Crazy about Minecraft? Join our Minecraft club and discuss the game, make new friends and show off your skills.
  5. Teen Cafe Remixed

    July 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    July 27, 2015  |  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    New Dorp Library
    Play your favorite games on the PS3 and the Wii. Come hang out with your friends! You can bring your snacks, soda, coffee, homework, iPod. Check out a laptop and browse the internet!
  6. Read Aloud

    July 27 @ 4:00 pm
    July 27, 2015  |  4:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Huguenot Library
  7. Story Time

    July 27 @ 4:00 pm
    July 27, 2015  |  4:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Todt Hill-Westerleigh Library
    Join us for stories told by your favorite librarians!
  8. Super Craft

    July 27 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    July 27, 2015  |  5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Mariners Harbor Library
    Join us and create a Super Hero Accessory to wear or use on our Fantastic Fridays!
  9. Stuffed Animal Sleepover

    July 27 @ 6:30 pm
    July 27, 2015  |  6:30 pm - 6:30 pm
    Tottenville Library
    Call to pre-register.
  10. Baby Space

    July 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    July 28, 2015  |  10:00 am - 11:00 am
    St. George Library
    Songs, rhymes, and playtime. Please pre-register 10 AM 1 PM
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