Upcoming Library Events

http://www.nypl.org

6/9/09

Belmont Branch Library

610 E. 186th Street
Bronx, NY10458

718.933.6410

Dinosaurs: Ancient Fossils, New Discoveries
Kids can explore engaging interactives to understand dinosaur evolution and the possible causes of the mass extinction 65 million years ago, examine dinosaur nests and track-ways to interpret social behavior, and investigate the latest feathered dinosaur fossils from Liaoning, China, which reveal the connection between dinosaurs and modern birds. Presented by the American Museum of Natural History‘s Moveable Museum program.

Special Book Exhibition

Baychester Branch
2049 Asch Loop North
(718) 379-6700

Date: Wednesday, June 10

Audience: children, young adults,

Description:
The Scholarship Incentive Awards Program of the Building 18 Association presents a special handmade book written and designed by eight young people living in Co-op City, under the instruction of an internationally known book artist. The book unfolds to more than 30 feet in length.

The Following is at the Bronx Library Center
310 East Kingsbridge Road
(718) 579-4244

Family Summer Reading Kick-off Celebration

Date: Saturday, June 6   Time: 12:00 PM

Audience: children young adults,

Description:
Come One! Come All! Join the festivities. Be Creative @ Your Library

2:00—2:30 PM
Magic Tricks and Balloon Sculptures by Albert the Clown and his companion

2:30—3:30 PM
Salsa Performance by Salsa Expert Jose Obando and his band “Cuatrisimo”Learn about the history and instruments of salsa too.
Get free gifts and prizes when you sign up for Summer Reading. www.summerreading.org

“Get Your Game On @ the Library.”

Date: Saturday, June 6   Time: 4:00 PM

Audience: children ages 7 to 12.

“How the Elephant Got Its Trunk.”

Date: Sunday, June 7   Time: 2:00 PM

Audience: children (school age)

Description:
A puppet show based on the story by Rudyard Kipling, set in Africa, and accompanied by live African percussion. Presented by Talking Hands Theatre.

Sponsored by:
Funding for more children’s programs at The New York Public Library’s neighborhood hubs has been generously provided by the New York Life Foundation.

Dinosaurs: Ancient Fossils, New Discoveries

Date: Monday, June 8   Time: 10:00 AM

Audience: children ages 8 and older.

Description:
Explore engaging interactives to understand dinosaur evolution and the possible causes of the mass extinction 65 million years ago. Examine dinosaur nests and trackways to interpret social behavior and investigate the latest feathered dinosaur fossils from Liaoning, China, which reveal the connection between dinosaurs and modern birds. Presented by the American Museum of Natural History Moveable Museum Program.

“Preschool Romp.”

Date: Thursday, June 4, 11, 18 & 25   Time: 11:00 AM

Description:
The more we get together the happier we’ll be – sums up all the fun we have reading books, singing songs, and doing action rhymes during this program. For ages 3 to 5 with their parents/caregivers.

“Fish Shaped Books.”

For ages 7 to 12, preregistration is required.

Date: Thursday, June 11   Time: 4:00 PM

“Game Day.”

Date: Friday, June 5, 12, 19 & 26   Time: 4:00 PM

Audience: children ages 5 to 12.

Description:
Play Connect 4, Uno, Checkers, Monopoly Jr., and other games against each other and the children’s room staff.

“Family Time.”

Date: Saturday, June 13   Time: 11:00 AM

Audience: children (preschoolers)

Description:
Stories, songs and more that the whole family can enjoy together for ages 3 to 6 with parent/caregiver.

Japanese Classical Dance Performance by Sachiyo Ito and Co.

Date: Saturday, June 13   Time: 2:30 PM

Audience: children, young adults

Description:
The premier Japanese dancer in the U.S., Sachiyo Ito and Company perform a versatile range of dance styles that are a synthesis of Eastern and Western theatrical
traditions.

Doo Wop with the New York Exceptions

Date: Saturday, June 20   Time: 2:30 PM

Audience: children, young adults,

Description:
Enjoy an afternoon of fabulous music from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s.

“Eric Carle Craft.”

For ages 7 to 12, preregistration is required.

Date: Thursday, June 25   Time: 4:00 PM

Audience: children (school age)

“Toddler Two-Step.”

Preregistration is required, limited to 20 toddlers.

Date: Saturday, June 27   Time: 11:00 AM

Audience: children

Description:
Move around enjoy books during this fun packed program for toddlers ages 18 months to 3 years old with parents/caregivers.

Burdetsky Family Circus

Date: Saturday, June 27   Time: 2:30 PM

Audience: children, young adults,

Description:
Performance by the Burdetsky Family Circus; tricks and thrills by Arkasha, Clown, Magician and Balloonist plus a Contortionist. Experience the delight of the Burdetsky Dancing Dogs, Santa and Barbara, who keep you smiling as they sing, waltz, and perform hilarious tricks. A program for the whole family.

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