Posted in Kids | February 26, 2020
One morning in the Children’s Library Discovery Center at Central Library, a group of 10 young children and their parents and caregivers gathered to learn the skills they need to be ready for school. The workshop’s theme was “fun in school,” and students were getting a taste of…
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Posted in Kids | February 6, 2014
Young Entomologists were introduced to the newest members of Queens Library at Steinway this week. The extra large beetles are called Bessbugs. These adorable insects help the Earth by recycling  decaying trees in the forest. Our beetles are fed small pieces of rotting wood to…
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Posted in Kids | October 3, 2013
Kids were invited to Queens Library's Steinway & Sunnyside locations to make adventure airplanes using craft sticks. Kids decorated their airplanes with small circle stickers. The materials used in this craft were left over from previous crafts.
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Posted in Kids | October 3, 2013
  Kids at Queens Library at Astoria made book wands  to use as bookmarks. Bookmarks were made by upcycling craft sticks. Preschoolers decorated their bookmarks using jewel stickers, wiggly eyes,and colorful string.
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Posted in Kids | September 6, 2013
We had a lot of string left over from previous programs. We also had rolls of yarn, ribbons, scraps of fabric and even lanyards. Children at Queens Library at Broadway used thin cardboard saved from boxes to create a canvas. Then, using glue the children drew pictures. Then the…
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