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Upcoming Events

  1. Toddler Time

    February 24  |  8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Stapleton Library

    Come for stories, songs, action rhymes and coloring! Have fun meeting other little ones in the neighborhood and their caregivers. For ages 2-4

  2. Toddler Storytime & Craft

    February 24  |  10:30 am - 11:00 am
    Huguenot Library

    Join us for stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active toddler build important early learning skills. Discover ways to promote early literacy at home and meet other caregivers in the neighborhood. Ages 18 to

  3. Toddler Open Play

    February 24  |  11:00 am - 11:30 am
    Huguenot Library

    Join us for a library playdate and meet other caregivers as we explore developmentally appropriate play materials in a safe, warm, and joyful environment. Extend your child’s learning through play! Ages 18 to 36 months.

  4. Toddler Time

    February 24  |  11:15 am - 11:15 am
    South Beach Library

    Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and play as you help your active toddler build important early learning skills.

  5. Baby Space

    February 24  |  12:15 pm - 12:15 pm
    Stapleton Library

    Come for playtime, stories and songs for babies and their caregivers. For ages 0-18 months

  6. Monday Mix Up

    February 24  |  4:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Stapleton Library

    Join us each week for a new special program. Explore the arts, venture into space, travel to space, and make new friends!

  7. Homework Help

    February 24  |  5:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Mariners Harbor Library

    Join us every Monday for help with school studies. Library staff and volunteers will be on hand to provide study assistance for children in grades K-6.

  8. Free Parents & Family Substance Abuse Support Group

    February 24  |  7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Christopher’s Reason Recovery Center

    If you know or are living with someone who appears to have a substance abuse problem, come talk and listen. The goal of this group will be substance abuse education, referral sources, support family and friends. Hosted by Christopher's Reason

  9. Tot’s Time at the Museum

    February 25  |  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    SI Children’s Museum

    Play in learning centers, listen to stories and create artwork! Our classroom setting helps develop social skills while having fun. Learn about a family’s experience with the Program.  $6 plus admission. Ages 2 – 4.

  10. Tot Time Tuesdays

    February 25  |  10:00 am - 11:30 am
    Clay Pit Ponds Visitors Center

    Explore a different nature theme each week during this indoor free play group. Story time starts at 10:30am followed by a short hike at 11:00am, weather permitting. Ages 0-3

What's New
Staten Island Midwinter Break Programs

Looking for some February fun with the family? Here’s some local programs for the kids during the midwinter break. Be sure ti check out the S.I. Parent Calendar for more ideas! Greenbelt Nature Center 700 Rockland Avenue The President

A Family Trip: What to Expect at the Indoor Waterpark

The joys and chaos of a weekend getaway at an indoor waterpark… with kids. Wondering what to expect on your next trip? Here’s how my family’s first big adventure went down. I recently visited a popular indoor waterpark resort in

Community Service & Volunteer Opportunities

As the new year rolls in, students, families and schools may be looking for opportunities to volunteer in the community. Below is a list of organizations across Staten Island that may have volunteer opportunities. Volunteering is a great way to

Pageants & Parenting

Pageantry is a relatively new part of my life. I did not grow up competing in pageants – I didn’t compete in my first pageant until I was 31 years old. Pageants were something I had always wanted to try

A Parent’s Guide to Sleepovers

My son’s first sleepover was at the home of a nurse. “He’ll be safer with her than he would be with me!” I reasoned. His sister was upset that he got to go. She considered it unfair that she was


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