The New York Public Library system is something that we should all be proud of in NYC. The service that it provides to New Yorkers is a fabulous one, and their program of events and activities is something you may not be fully aware of.
Every day there are lots of events and drop in activities for little ones (and their parents) to enjoy. We have pulled together a list of local New York Public Libraries to help you find one near to you.
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 28
Little Swappies: Children’s Clothing, Book, and Toy Swap @ World School | read more
Hopper Family Drawing Day @ Whitney Museum of American Art | read more
Retro Games @ SedgwickLibrary | read moreBike Bonanza @ Southwest Playground in Van Cortlandt Park | read more
National Estuaries Day – Little Neck Bay Festival @ Alley Pond Environmental Center | read more
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 21
WILD! @ Hudson River Park | read more
Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC RBC Race for the Kids @ Prospect Park | read more
Mid-Autumn Moon Family Festival @ Museum of Chinese in America | read more
Autumn Moon Festival @ Queens Botanical Garden | read more
Family Day: Collage City @ Center for Architecture | read more
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 14
Brooklyn Kite Festival @ Brooklyn Bridge Park | read more
School of Rock: Meet the Artist Saturdays @ Lincoln Center | read more
Little Red Lighthouse @ Fort Washington Park | read more
Summer on the Hudson: Sweet Spot @ Riverside Park South | read more
September Celebration @ Conference House Park | read more
Even 12 years on, the memory of that day knocks the wind out of my sails and brings fresh tears to my eyes. I am sure that everyone can still recall the emotions that they felt at the time like it was yesterday.
Today we will be thinking about the men, women and children who lost their lives, and the heroes that responded to the emergency September 11, 2001.
The dinosaurs at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo refuse to go extinct as the Dinosaur Safari has been extended by popular demand and will remain open throughout the zoo’s annual Boo at the Zoo festivities. Boo at the Zoo: Dragons and Dinosaurs will also feature the Bronx Zoo’s newest animal exhibit – komodo dragons – which will open at Zoo Center just in time for the Halloween season.
Brooklyn Children's Museum re-opens on September 14 after undertaking it's annual exhibit maintenance.
They have been busy prepping the Garden for the colder seasons, dusting the top of the elephant skeleton, and tackling all the other messy, noisy prolonged projects that are hard to do with the little ones around.