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  1. Blood Drive

    August 31 @ 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
    August 31, 2015  |  7:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Richmond University Medical Center
    Donors must be healthy, at least 16 years old (with parent’s written consent) and must weigh a minimum of 110 pounds. Donors should eat prior to donation and bring photo ID.
  2. Toddler Story Time

    August 31 @ 11:00 am
    August 31, 2015  |  11:00 am - 11:00 am
    Great Kills Library
  3. All Join In!

    August 31 @ 11:00 am
    August 31, 2015  |  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. Baby Space!

    August 31 @ 11:45 am
    August 31, 2015  |  11:45 am - 11:45 am
    Stapleton Library
    Come for playtime, stories, and songs for babies and their caregivers.
  5. Baby and Me

    August 31 @ 1:30 pm
    August 31, 2015  |  1:30 pm - 1:30 pm
    Great Kills Library
  6. Hero Story Writing with Heroic Dialogue

    August 31 @ 2:00 pm
    August 31, 2015  |  2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Dongan Hills Library
  7. Read Aloud/Picture Book Time

    August 31 @ 2:00 pm
    August 31, 2015  |  2:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    New Dorp Library
    Enjoy hearing books read aloud, finger plays, action rhymes and coloring.
  8. Wii Gaming

    August 31 @ 2:30 pm
    August 31, 2015  |  2:30 pm - 2:30 pm
    Port Richmond Library
  9. Stop Motion Productions: Four Workshops, Four Films

    August 31 @ 3:30 pm
    August 31, 2015  |  3:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    Stapleton Library
    This is a FREE hands-on, tech-based workshop series for teens. You’ll get to use an iPad and clay, pipe cleaners, and other craft materials to create a stop-motion video like you might have seen in Coraline or The Boxtrolls, and
  10. Story Time

    August 31 @ 4:00 pm
    August 31, 2015  |  4:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Todt Hill-Westerleigh Library
    Join us for stories told by your favorite librarians!
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