Books

Free American Girl Books at Your Local Library

  If you haven’t already heard, American Girl is opening their new store in Rockefeller Plaza soon! And to celebrate, they’ve donated $1 million in free American Girl doll books to NYC kids and teens at New York Public Library locations across the city. Any child or teen with a New York Public Library card or who signs up for a card at their local branch will be eligible to

New York Public Library Clears Fines On All Kid & Teen Accounts

  The NYPL knows how important the library can be for school aged kids. So on October 19th, 2017, they are offering a one-time fine amnesty. So head to your nearest branch to clear those past fines, and move on with a clean slate! Learn more below. For more information, visit www.nypl.org/newstart. Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Tumblr it Tweet about it Print for later Tell a

Book Corner: 3 Things We Love

Each month, we’ll highlight some of our favorite books, calendars, and other publications that we believe are worth sharing. Have a recommendation? Comment below and let us know! Contains affiliate links used to keep Bronxmama running     1. While kids often get agendas in school, here’s an awesome planner for them to use for everything from school to sports. National Geographic Kids Weird but True Daily Planner is filled

Barnes & Noble Commits to Returning to the Bronx

While we are still saddened by the closing of the Bay Plaza Barnes & Noble location, we are happy to hear that they have committed to making a return to the Bronx. “We are a borough of book lovers, and Barnes & Noble has been an institution in The Bronx for nearly two decades. I share the concerns of my constituents that they will depart Bay Plaza. However, I understand

Free Monthly Books for Mott Haven Children Ages 0-4

  We’re happy to share that ReadNYC is offering Imagination Library in Mott Haven! ReadNYC is pleased to provide FREE monthly books to children, ages 0-4, in the Mott Haven Community thanks to the Dollywood Foundation. The Dollywood Foundation’s Imagination Library aims to foster a love of reading among preschool children and their families. In order to participate, fill out the PDF below and bring to either the Mott Haven Library located at

A Customized Book for Little Ones Starting School

  Starting school is a lot different this time around with my youngest Gia. My older daughter Briana was in school since she was small, and so transition to kindergarten was a breeze- at least for her anyway (I was a mess). Fast forward to her little sister, who has been mostly home with me for the last 4 years. Gia is very social and has been in dance, but

Recap: Tutu Goes Green Reading & Signing in Soundview Park

  This past weekend Bronx bred author Tulani Thomas came out to Soundview Park for a book reading and giveaway of her book Tutu Goes Green sponsored by Assemblyman Marcos Crespo and Fidelis care. The book tells the story of a little girl named Tutu and her quest to spread the message of how children can help save the environment.     The Soundview Park Amphitheater was the perfect setting

Tutu Goes Green: Reading & Giveaway

Bronxmama is excited to be a part of this fun event in Soundview Park!   Friends of Soundview Park Big Read July 30th 11am Soundview Park Amphitheater (enter at Rosedale and Lacombe Ave) RSVP at FOSPBigRead2016.Eventbrite.com Join us for a reading and giveaway of “TuTu goes Green” written by Tulani Thomas For free book you must register at EVENTBRITE Books distributed at the event. In this fun and engaging book,

Father's Day Giveaway: World's Greatest Dad from Twigtale

  We can’t believe we’re already 10 days into June either! June 19th is Father’s Day this year, so if you’re still looking for a customized gift that will arrive in time, then we love this personalized book idea from Twigtale. In their World’s Greatest Dad book, kids can help customize the story about any special father figure in their life with photos and the ability to change the text

Opening of the Tim Hetherington Photobook Library

A Photobook Library is opening up at the Bronx Documentary Center on May 14th: Opening Celebration & Photobook Drive  Tim Hetherington Photobook Library   Saturday, May 14th, 1-5PM Please join us to celebrate the opening of the Tim Hetherington Photobook Library, one of New York City’s few libraries dedicated to photography. The library is stocked with the books of the late Tim Hetherington, an Oscar nominee and World Press Photo award winner, who

Sight Word Jump Start Program

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