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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Mon, July 24
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-K Readiness
Pre-K readiness provides a loose structure providing your child with an opportunity to sample what school is like. Through songs, crafts, and simple handwriting exercises children are exposed to a world of letters.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, July 24
@ 12:30 p.m.
Monday Matinee
Join us for a movie screening at the library!
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults
Mon, July 24
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
Circuits, Science, and Making
A Summer Reading Program If you’ve ever wondered more about how electricity works, this is for you! Students will learn about science and circuitry while making their very own LED project, such as a bracelet or wristband that they can wear home! This class will not only introduce you to the world of engineering, but will allow you to engage your creativity by customizing your project! All materials will be provided by RoboFun. Best for children ages 6-13 years old. Presented by RoboFun
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, July 25
@ 11 a.m.
Knit & Crochet Club
Bring a project, an idea or a desire to learn. For all skill levels. Crochet lessons available.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults
Tue, July 25
@ 11:15 a.m.
Toddler Craft
Join us for a craft time for toddler and caretaker. Ages 30 months to 5 years. Registration Required
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, July 25
@ 4 p.m.
Children's Canvas Painting
Join us for our monthly children's canvas painting! Registration Required. For children ages 5-12
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, July 26
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Lap-sit
Come for playtime, stories and songs for babies and their caregivers. For ages 0-12 months.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Wed, July 26
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Wednesday Toddler Time
Join us for play, stories, songs, rhymes, coloring and more!
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, July 26
@ 11:30 a.m.
Canvas Painting for Adults
Create works of art on canvas alongside other adults and friends!
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults
Wed, July 26
@ 4 p.m.
Early Literacy
What is Transportation?
In this 4-session series, Pre-K and Kindergarten age children will learn about transportation and how we get around by land, by air, and by water. They will engage in hands-on activities including creating boats and airplanes! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, July 27
@ 1 p.m.
One-on-one Computer Help
Are you having trouble with your e-mail? Not sure know how to cut and paste? Curious about social networking? Bring your beginning level technology questions and get one-on-one assistance. Every Thursday from 1:00- 2:00pm .For Adults and pre-registration is encouraged.
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults
Thu, July 27
@ 2 p.m.
Children's Games
Join us for some gaming fun! Games may include charades, pictionary, and various board games.
Dongan Hills LibraryToddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, July 27
@ 4 p.m.
Read Aloud
Stories, stories, and MORE stories. Join us for an interactive story time.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, July 27
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Advisory Group- TAG
Join our Teen Advisory Group and get hands on experience volunteering for the Library. Earn Community Service hours by attending our weekly meetings and giving us your input! What's happening in your world? What’s the hottest book, movie, or cd right now? What programs does the library need?
Dongan Hills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thu, July 27
@ 4:30 p.m.
Crafternoons
Let your imagination run wild and join us for crafts and fun!
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Fri, July 28
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Friday Toddler Time
Join us for play, stories, songs, rhymes, coloring and more!
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, July 28
@ 3:30 p.m.
Fun Fridays
Fun Friday can be filled with the Wii, crafts, games, Lego's, playdough and so much more!
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Sat, July 29
@ 11 a.m.
Science Saturdays
Hands-on, interactive science for kids! Registration Required.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, July 31
@ 11:15 a.m.
Summer Reading
Block Builders - Build a Better World
Use your imagination and build with us in the library!
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Mon, July 31
@ 12:30 p.m.
Monday Matinee
Join us for a movie screening at the library!
Dongan Hills LibraryAdults
Mon, July 31
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
1-2-3 Read with Me
Bring the book you are currently reading, or find one of our shelves, and settle in with your favorite cozy animal or blanket for reading in the library. We'll also read together some books aloud during part of the time together!
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Tue, August 1
@ 11:15 a.m.
Toddler Playtime
Join us for an hour of play with our new toys! Sensory toys, a lego table, magnets, and many more stimulating toys available.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Children
Tue, August 1
@ 2 p.m.
Make Your Own Key Chain
Make your own key chain at this fun afternoon craft!
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Tue, August 1
@ 4 p.m.
Lego Free Play
Build with your imagination and legos!
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, August 2
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Lap-sit
Come for playtime, stories and songs for babies and their caregivers. For ages 0-12 months.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Wed, August 2
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Wednesday Toddler Time
Join us for play, stories, songs, rhymes, coloring and more!
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, August 2
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Tinker Shop Summer 2017
In this 4-session series, children in grades 3-5 will learn how to "tinker" productively. Library staff will guide kids through fun, child-centered, science-based maker workshops! They will engage in hands-on activities using crafts materials, magnets, conductive tape, and more! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Dongan Hills LibrarySchool Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, August 3
@ 3:30 p.m.
Tick Prevention Workshop
Join us for a FREE interactive presentation where children can learn to protect themselves from tick bites and tick-borne diseases such as Lyme Disease. For families and children of all ages. Each participant gets to take home a FREE interactive workbook! Presented by NYC Health
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Thu, August 3
@ 4 p.m.
Summer Reading
The Amazing World of Animals
A Summer Reading Program! Join the staff of the New Canaan Nature Center for an all-around furry, scaly, and feathery adventure into the world of the animal kingdom. Meet a variety of live animals and get an up-close look at what makes them all so awesome! We will also look at some animal artifacts to help us better understand the amazing adaptations these creatures possess. Best for children ages 4 and older.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, August 3
@ 4 p.m.
Teen Advisory Group- TAG
Join our Teen Advisory Group and get hands on experience volunteering for the Library. Earn Community Service hours by attending our weekly meetings and giving us your input! What's happening in your world? What’s the hottest book, movie, or cd right now? What programs does the library need?
Dongan Hills LibraryTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Fri, August 4
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Friday Toddler Time
Join us for play, stories, songs, rhymes, coloring and more!
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Fri, August 4
@ 3:30 p.m.
Fun Fridays
Fun Friday can be filled with the Wii, crafts, games, Lego's, playdough and so much more!
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Families,
Teens/Young Adults (13-18 years),
Children
Sat, August 5
@ 11 a.m.
Science Saturdays
Hands-on, interactive science for kids! Registration Required.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Mon, August 7
@ 11:15 a.m.
Early Literacy
Pre-K Readiness
Pre-K readiness provides a loose structure providing your child with an opportunity to sample what school is like. Through songs, crafts, and simple handwriting exercises children are exposed to a world of letters.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, August 8
@ 11:30 a.m.
Toddler Craft - Canvas Painting
Join us for a special canvas painting for toddler and caretaker. Ages 30 months to 5 years. Registration Required
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Tue, August 8
@ 4 p.m.
Lego Free Play
Build with your imagination and legos!
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Wed, August 9
@ 10 a.m.
Early Literacy
Baby Lap-sit
Come for playtime, stories and songs for babies and their caregivers. For ages 0-12 months.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Children
Wed, August 9
@ 10:30 a.m.
Early Literacy
Wednesday Toddler Time
Join us for play, stories, songs, rhymes, coloring and more!
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
Children
Wed, August 9
@ 4 p.m.
Programs in a Box
Tinker Shop Summer 2017
In this 4-session series, children in grades 3-5 will learn how to "tinker" productively. Library staff will guide kids through fun, child-centered, science-based maker workshops! They will engage in hands-on activities using crafts materials, magnets, conductive tape, and more! Workshop series is FREE. Space is limited, so please register in advance at the library.
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
Thu, August 10
@ 2 p.m.
Summer Reading
Build a Better World with UNICEF
A Summer Reading Program! For 70 years, across 190 countries and territories, UNICEF protects the rights of every child. UNICEF can offer branches a free workshop for children or teens that will cover life-saving programs in health, water, education, emergencies and much more! In keeping with the "BUILD A BETTER WORLD" theme for Summer Reading 2017, workshops will highlight how we can all work together to create a better world for children! Through hands-on activities and interactive discussio…
Dongan Hills LibraryChildren,
Infant (0-18 months),
Toddlers (18-36 months),
Pre-schoolers (3-5 years),
School Age (5-12 years),
Children
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