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  1. Free Mammography Screenings

    April 25 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
    April 25, 2017  |  9:30 am - 4:30 pm
    LA Fitness- Forest Ave
    *There will also be a van at Bricktown Commons (Michael’s Parking Lot) in Charleston from 1:30pm-4:30pm and at Hylan Plaza Parking Lot in New Dorp (near CVS) from 9:00am-12:00pm.* The screenings will be available to eligible women ages 40 and
  2. Tot Time Tuesday

    April 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
    April 25, 2017  |  10:00 am - 11:30 am
    The Interpretive Center
    Learn about a new plant or animal every week by creating crafts, story time, and playing with other tots!
  3. Baby Time

    April 25 @ 10:30 am
    April 25, 2017  |  10:30 am - 10:30 am
    South Beach Library
  4. Preschool Story Time

    April 25 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
    April 25, 2017  |  11:00 am - 11:30 am
    Port Richmond Library
    Stories, crafts, and play time. Join us for our weekly Preschool Story Time for fun, fun, fun!
  5. Tuesday Storytime

    April 25 @ 11:00 am
    April 25, 2017  |  11:00 am - 11:00 am
    Barnes & Noble
    Come on up to the Kids’ Department on the second floor and join us for a fun-filled Storytime!
  6. Tot’s Time Plus

    April 25 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    April 25, 2017  |  11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    SI Children's Museum
    Your pre-schooler will create artwork, sing along and listen to stories.
  7. Animal Time

    April 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    April 25, 2017  |  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    SI Children's Museum
    Join us for this daily program and meet one of the animals from our living collection. Check the white board at the museum for details.
  8. Book Worms

    April 25 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    April 25, 2017  |  2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    Walker Park
    Book Worms is a program for children to share and develop their love for reading. Children will be able to develop and advance their literacy skills through a variety of fun and educational literacy games, activities, and library trips. Registration
  9. Homework Help

    April 25 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    April 25, 2017  |  3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
    New Dorp Library
    High School Volunteers are offering their services to help with Reading & Math! Reading:Prek-3rd grade Math: Prek-8th grade. First come first served. Sign up lists will start the day of each session when library first opens.
  10. Family Literacy: Enhance Learning and Behavior

    April 25 @ 3:30 pm
    April 25, 2017  |  3:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    South Beach Library
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