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  1. Toddler Time

    April 24 @ 10:30 am
    April 24, 2017  |  10:30 am - 10:30 am
    South Beach Library
    Enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and finger plays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.
  2. Toddler Time

    April 24 @ 10:30 am
    April 24, 2017  |  10:30 am - 10:30 am
    Huguenot Library
    *​Pre-registration ​is ​required
  3. All Join In!

    April 24 @ 11:00 am
    April 24, 2017  |  11:00 am - 11:00 am
    Stapleton Library
    Come for stories, songs, action rhymes and coloring!  Have fun meeting other little ones in the neighborhood and their caregivers.
  4. Krazy Kidz

    April 24 @ 11:30 am
    April 24, 2017  |  11:30 am - 11:30 am
    West New Brighton Library
    Join us for singing, dancing, coloring and stories. Meet other kids and their caregivers!
  5. Baby Space!

    April 24 @ 11:45 am
    April 24, 2017  |  11:45 am - 11:45 am
    Stapleton Library
    Come for playtime, stories, and songs for babies and their caregivers.
  6. Matinee Monday

    April 24 @ 1:00 pm
    April 24, 2017  |  1:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    South Beach Library
  7. Homework Help

    April 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    April 24, 2017  |  3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Port Richmond Library
    Library staff and volunteers will be on hand to provide study assistance for children.
  8. Learn How to Play Lacrosse

    April 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    April 24, 2017  |  3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    I.S. 2 Playground
    Learn the basics of lacrosse while having fun! Contact or call 718-816-6172 for more info.
  9. Crafternoon

    April 24 @ 3:30 pm
    April 24, 2017  |  3:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    West New Brighton Library
    Come in every week for a fun and seasonal craft!
  10. Mad Scientist Monday’s

    April 24 @ 4:00 pm
    April 24, 2017  |  4:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    New Dorp Library
    Join us as we journey into the unknown! Mad Scientist will focus on science lessons coupled with fun experiments.
What's New
What To Do With All that Stuff!

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Raising kids creates clutter. Most families do regular sweeps to get rid of outgrown clothes and toys.  And most have favorite places to take donations—the rummage sale at the church, the food pantry for the community, the drop off center

Syringes on Our Streets: How to Report Illegal Drug Activity


As many of us have unfortunately seen, seeing syringes and needles on the streets and properties on Staten Island is becoming an all too frequent sight. It is happening in neighborhoods all across Staten Island, as well as across the

How to Talk to a Depressed Teen

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The world is a challenging place for teenagers these days and taking that developmental journey from childhood to young adulthood is more stressful than ever. With the proliferation of social media, expectations for our teens to be popular have gone

You’re Stronger Than You Think

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“Mommy I’m scared. I can’t breathe.” You never want to hear your child say that to you. And when my four-year-old daughter recently said it to me one night around 2am when her cough went from 0-60 out of nowhere, I didn’t waste

Healthy Make-Ahead Breakfast Ideas

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Unless you homeschool your kids, weekday mornings aren’t the time to fuss with pots and pans. For many parents, a quick bowl of cereal or toaster waffle is the easiest way to handle breakfast on school days — but it’s