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 | July 9, 2019
Above: Forest Hills Library’s Pixelated Moon working on their robot. Nearly 50 children representing nine teams from six branches, participating in Queens Public Library’s Robotics FIRST LEGO League, competed in the inaugural championship held on June 11 at the Flushing Library…
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Posted in Kids | March 25, 2019
Queens Library is developing a new program to introduce kids in our community to engineering projects that they will tackle through innovation and teamwork. Children in grades 4-8 can join LEGO robotics teams at eight participating libraries and become part of the Queens…
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Posted in Kids | March 4, 2014
Students at Ravenswood Library were inspired to create fruit and vegetable sculptures after reading the book "How are You Peeling" by Saxton Freymann. This book takes a creative approach at teaching children about the emotions that they might be feeling. In this book, various…
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Posted in Kids | February 18, 2014
Eco-Agents: Environmental Action for Teens is a monthly program at multiple Queens Library branches. In February, we took a hard look at our modern industrialized food system. I addressed CAFOs, overfishing, industrial agriculture and GMOs. While I try to keep the focus on…
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