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Summer Reading Celebrations : The Tortoise and the Hare


Thursday, August 21, 2014, 3 p.m.

Program Locations:

Spuyten Duyvil Library (Map and directions)
Partially accessible to wheelchairs
For children, ages 3 to 5 years, ages 5 to 12 years, children
The New York Public Library’s Summer Reading Program is generously funded by HSBC Bank USA; New York Yankees; The Rona Jaffe Foundation; HBO®; The Polo Ralph Lauren Foundation; New York State Library's Family Literacy Library Services grant program; Pine Tree Foundation of New York, Inc.; May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation, Inc.; and anonymous donors.

A Summer Reading Celebration

Televised coverage modernizes this Aesop's fable about a great race between a loveable tortoise and an arrogant hare. In addition to the moral that perseverance prevails, good nutrition and exercise are stressed. Presented by Puppets to Go. Recommended for children ages 4 and older.

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