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  1. Homework Help

    September 21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    September 21, 2017  |  3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Port Richmond Library
    Need help completing your homework assignments? Stop by during homework help hours. We are here to help with basic questions!
  2. STEAMtastic Thursdays

    September 21 @ 4:00 pm
    September 21, 2017  |  4:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Mariners Harbor Library
    Join us for an educational STEAM-focused (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) activity. Limited space and supplies.First come first served.
  3. Spell It, Write It, Read It

    September 21 @ 4:00 pm
    September 21, 2017  |  4:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    New Dorp Library
  4. Family Movie Night: Up

    September 21 @ 4:30 pm
    September 21, 2017  |  4:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    South Beach Library
  5. Adult Craft

    September 21 @ 5:00 pm
    September 21, 2017  |  5:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    South Beach Library
  6. The Pipes Are Calling

    September 21 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    September 21, 2017  |  7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    St. Alban’s Episcopal Church
    Join Richmond County Pipe & Drums for free lessons on Bagpipes & Drums, no Experience Necessary! Every Thursday Night, except holidays. We do occasionally take breaks so please email ahead to for more info!
  7. Playtime!

    September 22 @ 10:30 am
    September 22, 2017  |  10:30 am - 10:30 am
    Huguenot Library
  8. Baby Rhyme Time

    September 22 @ 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
    September 22, 2017  |  10:30 am - 10:30 pm
    New Dorp Library
    Bring your baby to an interactive program with simple books, gentle movement and songs. Meet other babies & caregivers in the community.
  9. Toddler Story Time & Activity Hour

    September 22 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    September 22, 2017  |  11:30 am - 12:00 pm
    Port Richmond Library
  10. Toddler Rhyme Time & Toy Time

    September 22 @ 11:30 am
    September 22, 2017  |  11:30 am - 11:30 am
    New Dorp Library
    For ages one and a half to two and a half years and caregiver. Bring your toddler to an interactive program featuring, books, finger plays, songs and rhymes, followed by unstructured play time. Network with other caregivers and provide social
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Library Card Sign-up Month

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New York State Constitutional Convention…Yes or No?


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6 Reasons You Aren’t Losing the Baby Weight

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SPONSORED CONTENT Like most new moms, you may be wondering how long it will be before you can ditch the maternity pants and get back into those skinny jeans. Now, while you shouldn’t be in any rush to get back to your

Recipe Corner: An Apple a Day

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Apple picking is the quintessential fall family activity. But what to do with all the delicious fruits of your labor when you get home? These recipes will help you use up those crisp apples and leave your home smelling like

Getting Back in the Game


How Baseball Helped Nico Russo Win the Fight of His Life Nico playing in Mid Island men’s league. Photo by Jim Leary. You’d never know by Nico Russo’s easy-going nature what a fighter he is. The infielder for Bario’s Marlins in