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Find the right reading events and early literacy programs for your child!

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The New York Public Library — Aguilar Library

Open Play

174 East 110th Street 10029
Join us 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!
14
2019
Oct

10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The New York Public Library — Columbus Library

Open Play!

742 10th Avenue 10019
Join us 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!
14
2019
Oct

11:00 am - 11:00 am
The New York Public Library — Mosholu Library

Playtime

285 East 205th Street 10467
Stay after storytime or come in a day where there's no storytime to play with the toys we have!
14
2019
Oct

11:30 am - 11:30 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.
14
2019
Oct

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Brooklyn Public Library — Macon, Small Auditorium

Babies & Books

361 Lewis Ave. at Macon St. Brooklyn, NY 11233
Come hear stories, sing songs, play with toys, and meet new friends! For babies (0-18 months) and their caregivers. Tickets are required and will be handed out at the reference desk 1/2 hour before the program's start time.
15
2019
Oct

11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Brooklyn Public Library — Central Library, Youth Wing

Toddler Time

10 Grand Army Plaza Brooklyn, NY 11238
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 ages 18-36 months. There are two sessions, one at 10:15 and one at 11:00.  Please pick up a free ticket the morning of the program at the children's reference desk.
15
2019
Oct

11:00 am - 11:30 am
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!
15
2019
Oct

11:00 am - 11:00 am
Brooklyn Public Library — McKinley Park, Meeting Room

Preschool Storytime

6802 Fort Hamilton Pkwy (at 68th St.) Brooklyn, NY 11219
Preschool Storytime for ages 3 to 5. Space is limited, registration is required before attending the program - please speak to a staff member at the Customer Service Desk.
15
2019
Oct

11:30 am - 12:00 pm
The New York Public Library — Mott Haven Library

Baby-Toddler Open Free Play

321 East 140th Street 10454
Fun Wall Manipulatives and Soft Toys for the little ones to aid with fine and gross motor skills.
15
2019
Oct

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Brooklyn Public Library — Sunset Park, Shared Meeting Room

Read and Play

4201 Fourth Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11232
Hear stories, makes friends and play at our inclusive story time.  For children birth to age 5 with and without disabilities.
15
2019
Oct

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
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