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Brooklyn Public Library — Washington Irving, Auditorium

Ready Set Kindergarten in Spanish

360 Irving Ave. (at Woodbine St.) Brooklyn, NY 11237
Para niños de 3-5 años y los que los cuidan. A divertirse en la biblioteca y ayudar a que sus niños estén listos para la escuela. Este programa especial es parte de una serie de seis sesiones en las cuales las familias se divierten con cuentos y actividades designadas a promover el desarrollo de las prácticas de aprendizaje a una edad temprana. Temas que se explorarán serán literatura, ciencia, y matemática a través de la música, cuentos, arte, ¡y juegos que ayudarán a usted y a sus hijos a prepararse para la escuela! Las familias que participen en este programa recibirán materiales gratis para que continúen su aprendizaje y divertimiento en casa.
24
2020
Feb

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
The New York Public Library — Stapleton Library

Toddler Time: All Join In!

132 Canal St. 10304
Join us to hear stories, sing songs, and get those wiggles out as you help your active toddler build important early learning skills. Discover ways to promote early literacy at home and meet other caregivers in the neighborhood. Suggested for toddlers/little walkers and their caregivers.
24
2020
Feb

11:30 am - 11:30 am
The New York Public Library — Hunts Point Library

Bilingual Storytime

877 Southern Boulevard 10459
¡Hola! Come by Hunts Point every Monday at 11:00 AM for special Spanish/English storytimes. ¡Hola! Llega a la biblioteca de Hunts Point para un hora de cuentos en ingles y espanol.
24
2020
Feb

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Brooklyn Public Library — Bay Ridge Library

Toy Time

7223 Ridge Blvd. at 73rd St. Brooklyn, NY 11209
Drop in with your child (ages 0-5) between 10am and 12pm and have some quality play time with other children and our educational toys! Make friends, read books, have fun! No tickets required.
24
2020
Feb

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Brooklyn Public Library — Kings Highway, Children's Meeting Room

Toddler Time

2115 Ocean Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11229
The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers. For children 18 months to 3 years with their parents or caregivers. Space is limited. Please pick up a ticket at the Children's Information Desk before the start of the program.  
24
2020
Feb

11:00 am - 11:45 am
The New York Public Library — Hunts Point Library

Baby Playtime

877 Southern Boulevard 10459
Do not be scared to bring your little one to play. From the hours of 12-1, your babies and toddlers will be able to play in their own play area. We have a play mat, soft toys, and toddler-sized costumes.
24
2020
Feb

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Queens Library — Hunters Point

Toddler Time (11:30 session)

Join us for stories, songs, and rhymes followed by a playtime for children ages 18-35 months and a parent/caregiver. Online registration required--registration opens 24 hours before each session. Each child attending needs to be registered; however, adults attending with children do not. Check-in begins 30 minutes prior to the program on the first floor; if you do not check in by five minutes before starting time, your spot may be given to another child. Note: There is no session on Feb. 17.
24
2020
Feb

12:30 pm - 12:15 pm
Brooklyn Public Library — Kings Highway, Children's Meeting Room

Toddler Time

2115 Ocean Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11229
The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers. For children 18 months to 3 years with their parents or caregivers. Space is limited. Please pick up a ticket at the Children's Information Desk before the start of the program.  
24
2020
Feb

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Brooklyn Public Library — Bedford Library, Auditorium

Toddler Yoga

496 Franklin Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11238
Join Kelly Brennan for some fun on the yoga mat! Toddlers will explore yoga poses and breathing in a playful way through adventures, stories, games, and songs. This class is designed for any toddler who is a strong walker. We kindly ask that caregivers are attentive and quiet during the class. Caregivers are invited to participate as well!
24
2020
Feb

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
The New York Public Library — Morris Park Library

Open Play

985 Morris Park Avenue 10462
Join us in our Early Literacy Room for a library playdate and meet other caregivers as we explore developmentally appropriate play materials in a safe, warm, and joyful environment. Extend your child’s learning through play!
24
2020
Feb

11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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