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Baby Rhyme Time

Baby Rhyme Time

September 1 @ 10:30 am - 10:30 pm

Bring your baby to an interactive program with simple books, gentle movement and songs. Meet other babies & caregivers in the community.

Baby and Me

Baby and Me

September 1 @ 11:00 am

Toddler Story Time & Activity Hour

Toddler Story Time & Activity Hour

September 1 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

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It’s My Park at Allison Pond Park

It’s My Park at Allison Pond Park

September 2 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

This It’s My Park season, volunteer with Friends of Allison Pond Park as they beautify the park. We look forward to cleaning up our neighborhood park with you!

Build a Pencil Box with #FatherhoodIsLit

Build a Pencil Box with #FatherhoodIsLit

September 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join our hands-on Kids Workshop and you and your child can build a handy pencil case just in time for back to school. Once the pencil box is built, your child can decorate it with paint and stickers. All kids

Build a Pencil Box

Build a Pencil Box

September 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join our hands-on Kids Workshop and you and your child can build a handy pencil case just in time for back to school. Once the pencil box is built, your child can decorate it with paint and stickers. All kids

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NYRR Open Run

NYRR Open Run

September 3 @ 9:00 am

Participants are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes before the start of the run and to leave their valuables at home – bag check is not provided. No need to do anything before the run, just show up. Open to all

Richmond County Fair

Richmond County Fair

September 3 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

RAIN or SHINE. Tickets are available at the door. The Fair raises funds to support the educational programs at Historic Richmond Town. Adult/Child $14 Seniors 65+ $10

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Richmond County Fair

Richmond County Fair

September 4 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

RAIN or SHINE. Tickets are available at the door. The Fair raises funds to support the educational programs at Historic Richmond Town. Adult/Child $14 Seniors 65+ $10

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Tot Time Tuesday

Tot Time Tuesday

September 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Learn about a new plant or animal every week by creating crafts, story time, and playing with other tots!

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

September 5 @ 10:30 am

Enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and finger plays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.

Stewardship Saturdays

Stewardship Saturdays

September 5 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Learn about the invasive species taking over the Park and help us to remove them to keep the forest healthy.

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Spanish Read Aloud

Spanish Read Aloud

September 6 @ 10:30 am

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

September 6 @ 11:00 am

Geared toward early Literacy and advancement of the learning abilities of children through age appropriate books, songs, and finger plays.

Staten Island Babywearers

Staten Island Babywearers

September 6 @ 11:15 am

Want to learn the skills to being a good babywearer? Join us as we host Staten Island’s first peer to peer babywearing group, led by a certified babywearing educator! For parents and caregivers. Feel free to bring your babies!

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Bouncing Babies

Bouncing Babies

September 7 @ 11:15 am

Come for playtime, stories and songs for babies and their caregivers.

CloseKnit

CloseKnit

September 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

CloseKnit, our longest-running public program, is free and open to knitters of all skill levels. We donate the goods members make to community charities including the The Seamen’s Church Institute’s Christmas at Sea program and the Elizabeth Coalition to House

Homework Help

Homework Help

September 7 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Need help completing your homework assignments? Stop by during homework help hours. We are here to help with basic questions! Children ages 6-11.

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Playtime!

Playtime!

September 8 @ 10:30 am

Baby Rhyme Time

Baby Rhyme Time

September 8 @ 10:30 am - 10:30 pm

Bring your baby to an interactive program with simple books, gentle movement and songs. Meet other babies & caregivers in the community.

Toddler Story Time & Activity Hour

Toddler Story Time & Activity Hour

September 8 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

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Stewardship Saturdays

Stewardship Saturdays

September 9 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Learn about the invasive species growing in the Park and help us to remove them.

Sensory Story Time

Sensory Story Time

September 9 @ 11:00 am

Sensory Storytime is a fun, new, and interactive library literacy program designed to engage kids through movement, music, stories, and sensory activity play. This program is open to all and is ideal for children with autism spectrum disorders, sensory integration

Crazy Coloring

Crazy Coloring

September 9 @ 11:00 am

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NYRR Open Run

NYRR Open Run

September 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Participants are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes before the start of the run and to leave their valuables at home – bag check is not provided. No need to do anything before the run, just show up. Open to all

Kayak Tour

Kayak Tour

September 10 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Visit normally closed sections of Freshkills Park for a kayaking experience like no other! This excursion along the park’s waterways will take you into the William T. Davis Wildlife Refuge and up close to some of the park’s varied wildlife.

Seining

Seining

September 10 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Our experienced Urban Park Rangers teach the ecology of our waterways on every seining program. Get ready to get your hands wet; seining programs use nets to catch fish. All equipment is provided; Participation is first-come, first-served.

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Toddler Time

Toddler Time

September 11 @ 10:30 am

*​Pre-registration ​is ​required

Baby Time

Baby Time

September 11 @ 10:30 am

All Join In!

All Join In!

September 11 @ 11:00 am

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

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Tot Time Tuesday

Tot Time Tuesday

September 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Learn about a new plant or animal every week by creating crafts, story time, and playing with other tots!

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

September 12 @ 10:30 am

Enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and finger plays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.

Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

September 12 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Stories, crafts, and play time. Join us for our weekly Preschool Story Time for fun, fun, fun!

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Spanish Read Aloud

Spanish Read Aloud

September 13 @ 10:30 am

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

September 13 @ 11:00 am

Geared toward early Literacy and advancement of the learning abilities of children through age appropriate books, songs, and finger plays.

Family Storytime

Family Storytime

September 13 @ 3:15 pm

Bring the whole family and celebrate early literacy with songs, rhymes, reading and other fun activities! Families are welcome.

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Bouncing Babies

Bouncing Babies

September 14 @ 11:15 am

Come for playtime, stories and songs for babies and their caregivers.

Homework Help

Homework Help

September 14 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Need help completing your homework assignments? Stop by during homework help hours. We are here to help with basic questions! Children ages 6-11.

ProjectArt

ProjectArt

September 14 @ 3:30 pm

Weekly art workshops

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Preschool Play

Preschool Play

September 15 @ 10:30 am

Join us for some Preschool Play fun! There will be story time, crafts and unstructured playtime. *​Pre-registration ​is ​required

Baby Rhyme Time

Baby Rhyme Time

September 15 @ 10:30 am - 10:30 pm

Bring your baby to an interactive program with simple books, gentle movement and songs. Meet other babies & caregivers in the community.

Baby and Me

Baby and Me

September 15 @ 11:00 am

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Staten Island Black Heritage Family Day

Staten Island Black Heritage Family Day

September 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This annual event takes place every 3rd Saturday of September and consists of over 3,000 people from nearby cities who come out and celebrate, over 50 vendors (food, clothing, and resources information) and 50 bands, schools, companies, dancers, steppers, etc

P.S.58 Clothing Drive

P.S.58 Clothing Drive

September 16 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Help support the PS58 PTA by donating your unwanted summer and fall clothes. Collecting wearable and usable clothing, shoes, belts, handbags, stuffed animals, small rugs, linens, and toys. Open to the entire community. Please place items in black garbage bags.

Family Fun Fair by Holy Child

Family Fun Fair by Holy Child

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Bouncy houses, slides, obstacle courses, carnival booth games, duck pond, fish bowl, face painting, tattoos, tie dye t-shirts, raffle baskets, gift cards, lotto board, DJ and live entertainment. Hamburgers, hot dogs, french fries, cotton candy, pretzels, nacho chips, churros, popcorn

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NYRR Open Run

NYRR Open Run

September 17 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Participants are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes before the start of the run and to leave their valuables at home – bag check is not provided. No need to do anything before the run, just show up. Open to all

Historic New York: FDR Boardwalk on Staten Island

Historic New York: FDR Boardwalk on Staten Island

September 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Urban Park Rangers specialize in interpreting historic turning points, both natural and man-made, in our city’s long history. Join the Urban Park Rangers as we hike the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Boardwalk and discuss the history of the boardwalk, beach ecology,

What’s Not to Lichen?

What’s Not to Lichen?

September 17 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Hike through High Rock Park in search of lichen! These fascinating and tough organisms are found from front stoops in the cities to the untrammeled wilderness of the tundra. We will also learn how to identify several local lichen species.

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Block Play

Block Play

September 18 @ 10:30 am

Do you love blocks? Join us for some guaranteed fun with blocks of all shapes and sizes! Use your imagination and see what you can create out of blocks; towers, tunnels and who knows what else?!

Baby Time

Baby Time

September 18 @ 10:30 am

All Join In!

All Join In!

September 18 @ 11:00 am

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

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Tot Time Tuesday

Tot Time Tuesday

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Learn about a new plant or animal every week by creating crafts, story time, and playing with other tots!

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

September 19 @ 10:30 am

Enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and finger plays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.

Preschool Story Time

Preschool Story Time

September 19 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Stories, crafts, and play time. Join us for our weekly Preschool Story Time for fun, fun, fun!

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Spanish Read Aloud

Spanish Read Aloud

September 20 @ 10:30 am

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

September 20 @ 11:00 am

Geared toward early Literacy and advancement of the learning abilities of children through age appropriate books, songs, and finger plays.

Staten Island Babywearers

Staten Island Babywearers

September 20 @ 11:15 am

Want to learn the skills to being a good babywearer? Join us as we host Staten Island’s first peer to peer babywearing group, led by a certified babywearing educator! For parents and caregivers. Feel free to bring your babies!

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Tot’s Time Plus

Tot’s Time Plus

September 21 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Your pre-schooler will create artwork, sing along and listen to stories.

Bouncing Babies

Bouncing Babies

September 21 @ 11:15 am

Come for playtime, stories and songs for babies and their caregivers.

Homework Help

Homework Help

September 21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Need help completing your homework assignments? Stop by during homework help hours. We are here to help with basic questions!

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Playtime!

Playtime!

September 22 @ 10:30 am

Baby Rhyme Time

Baby Rhyme Time

September 22 @ 10:30 am - 10:30 pm

Bring your baby to an interactive program with simple books, gentle movement and songs. Meet other babies & caregivers in the community.

Toddler Story Time & Activity Hour

Toddler Story Time & Activity Hour

September 22 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

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Family Storytime

Family Storytime

September 23 @ 11:00 am

Come and listen to picture book stories and make an easy craft!

Homework Help

Homework Help

September 23 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

High School volunteers are offering their services to help with reading and math! Reading: PreK -3rd grade, Math: PreK to 8th grade. First come first served. Sign up lists will start the day of each session when library first opens.


Big Words for Little Geniuses Storytime

Big Words for Little Geniuses Storytime

September 23 @ 11:00 am

In this clever picture book by James and Sue Patterson, each letter of the alphabet provides an impressive new word for children to learn. Join us for this special Storytime, with activities to follow.

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NYRR Open Run

NYRR Open Run

September 24 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Participants are encouraged to arrive 15 minutes before the start of the run and to leave their valuables at home – bag check is not provided. No need to do anything before the run, just show up. Open to all

Lifestyles for the Disabled Mums & Pumpkin Sale

Lifestyles for the Disabled Mums & Pumpkin Sale

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Located at the Greenhouse 930 Willowbrook Rd. Hot dogs and cold drinks available for purchase. Call Pat McGee for more information 718-983-5351 x 270

Kayak Tour

Kayak Tour

September 24 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Visit normally closed sections of Freshkills Park for a kayaking experience like no other! This excursion along the park’s waterways will take you into the William T. Davis Wildlife Refuge and up close to some of the park’s varied wildlife.

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Toddler Time

Toddler Time

September 25 @ 10:30 am

*​Pre-registration ​is ​required

Baby Time

Baby Time

September 25 @ 10:30 am

All Join In!

All Join In!

September 25 @ 11:00 am

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

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SI Interview Event at 1199SEIU Employment Center

SI Interview Event at 1199SEIU Employment Center

September 26 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Tot Time Tuesday

Tot Time Tuesday

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Learn about a new plant or animal every week by creating crafts, story time, and playing with other tots!

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

September 26 @ 10:30 am

Enjoy interactive stories, action songs, and finger plays, and spend time with other toddlers in the neighborhood.

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Spanish Read Aloud

Spanish Read Aloud

September 27 @ 10:30 am

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

September 27 @ 11:00 am

Geared toward early Literacy and advancement of the learning abilities of children through age appropriate books, songs, and finger plays.

Family Storytime

Family Storytime

September 27 @ 3:15 pm

Bring the whole family and celebrate early literacy with songs, rhymes, reading and other fun activities! Families are welcome.

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Tot’s Time Plus

Tot’s Time Plus

September 28 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
tots_time

Your pre-schooler will create artwork, sing along and listen to stories.

Bouncing Babies

Bouncing Babies

September 28 @ 11:15 am

Come for playtime, stories and songs for babies and their caregivers.

ProjectArt

ProjectArt

September 28 @ 3:30 pm

Weekly art workshops

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Preschool Play

Preschool Play

September 29 @ 10:30 am

Join us for some Preschool Play fun! There will be story time, crafts and unstructured playtime. *​Pre-registration ​is ​required

Baby Rhyme Time

Baby Rhyme Time

September 29 @ 10:30 am - 10:30 pm

Bring your baby to an interactive program with simple books, gentle movement and songs. Meet other babies & caregivers in the community.

Baby and Me

Baby and Me

September 29 @ 11:00 am

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Zentangle

Zentangle

September 30 @ 11:00 am

Music & Movement

Music & Movement

September 30 @ 11:00 am

Homework Help

Homework Help

September 30 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

High School volunteers are offering their services to help with reading and math! Reading: PreK -3rd grade, Math: PreK to 8th grade. First come first served. Sign up lists will start the day of each session when library first opens.


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