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  1. Homework Help for Children

    April 19 @ 3:00 pm
    April 19, 2018  |  3:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Port Richmond Library
    Need help completing your homework assignments? Stop by during homework help hours. We are here to help with basic questions! Children ages 6-11.
  2. Teen Tech Time

    April 19 @ 3:30 pm
    April 19, 2018  |  3:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    Richmondtown Library
    Teens need extra computer Time? Come join us in our computer lab.
  3. Sensory Storytime

    April 19 @ 4:00 pm
    April 19, 2018  |  4:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    New Dorp Library
    An inclusive, 4-session program that combines the best practices from special education and traditional storytime to create an interactive, engaging program for children of all abilities! Please register in advance via telephone or in-person. Registration starts April 12, 2018.
  4. Homework Help

    April 19 @ 4:00 pm
    April 19, 2018  |  4:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    South Beach Library
    Do you need help completing your homework assignments? Come to the library we can help.
  5. Teen Study Hall

    April 19 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    April 19, 2018  |  4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    Great Kills Library
    Are you looking for a quiet place to study after school? Work on a project? Complete your homework? Look no further! Enjoy this quiet space, just for teens!
  6. Family Movie Night: My Fair Lady (1964)

    April 19 @ 4:30 pm
    April 19, 2018  |  4:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    South Beach Library
    Are you crazy about movies? Do you love lazy nights? Come to the library and join us for a free film screening! Perfect for the whole family, we will be showing My Fair Lady (1964). A snobbish phonetics professor agrees
  7. The Pipes Are Calling

    April 19 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
    April 19, 2018  |  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!
  8. Art Party: Statement Jewelry with a Twist

    April 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    April 19, 2018  |  7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    Staten Island Museum
    Get into the spirit of Earth Day using everyday items to create beautiful jewelry! This workshop will guide guests through the process of upcycling unusual materials to make wearable art. All materials provided, however participants are encouraged to bring in
  9. Toddler Storytime: Toddler Time

    April 20 @ 10:15 am
    April 20, 2018  |  10:15 am - 10:15 am
    Tottenville Library
    Stories, songs, crafts and fun for children ages 18 months to 3 years old along with a parent or caregiver. Meet other toddlers in the neighborhood! No pre-registration required!
  10. Baby Rhyme Time

    April 20 @ 10:30 am
    April 20, 2018  |  10:30 am - 10:30 am
    New Dorp Library
    Bring your baby to an interactive program with simple books, gentle movement and songs. Meet other babies & caregivers in the community.  For ages birth to one and a half years.
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