Free play helps build social skills, communication, creativity, and more importantly, confidence! If you have an elementary school student who wants to de-stress and have fun after school, this is the program for you!
Thursdays, January 16 – April 30, 2020
6:30 pm | Madison Square Branch
Kids ages 10 and up can explore robotics every Saturday at the library. Using LEGO Mindstorms EV3 kits, these hands-on robotics teach essential coding skills, problem solving, and more. This is a self-guided, drop-in event. Ride to Read passes are available to participants.
Saturdays, December 7, 2019 – May 30, 2020
10:00 am – noon | Main Library
Kids ages 6 and up can explore engineering, art, math, and other core concepts using LEGOs and other building blocks. Each month with feature a building challenge to teach critical thinking, problem solving, decision making and more. This is a self-guided, drop-in event.
Saturdays, January 4 – April 25, 2020
1:00 pm | Main Library
Build your own book club kit with Books by the Stack for Kids. You can check out as many books as you need and download discussion questions. Copies can be checked out for 6 weeks (plus one 3-week renewal).
One Book, One City for Kids is an annual reading program that encourages all 5th graders in the city to read and discuss the same book.
January – March, 2020
Read animated, talking picture books from Tumblebooks. You can even play games, watch videos and read books in multiple languages! Or download and enjoy thousands of eBooks, eAudiobooks, comics, and magazines from OverDrive, Hoopla, and RBdigital. You can also stream movies and music from Hoopla and Kanopy!