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Another Poem in Your Pocket Day & Haiku Workshop

Thursday, April 25, 10:00 am–2:00 pm
Poets House ~ Soho/Tribeca/LES
FREE
Celebrate Poem in Your Pocket Day, a national initiative that promotes poetry, with a haiku workshop with Amy Losak, based on the award-winning H...

Earth Day Every Day: Drag Queen Story Hour

Thursday, April 25, 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) ~ Upper West Side
$11, $7/seniors, free/ages 11 months old & younger
Celebrate Earth Day with environmentally friendly DIY fizzy bath pods, botanical sculpture workshops and a fun and fabulous Drag Queen Story Hour.

Tiny Poets Time

Thursday, April 25, 10:00 am–11:00 am
Poets House ~ Soho/Tribeca/LES
FREE
Enjoy songs and poetry readings for ages 1 - 3 in a lovely room filled with objects intended to promote thought and...

Transit Tots

Thursday, April 25, 10:15 am–11:00 am
New York Transit Museum ~ Brooklyn
$10 $5/ages 2-17 & 62+
Enjoy stories, art exploration, and hands-on investigations of fun themes like animals underground, the people and buildings of New York City, colors...

Metropolitan Museum Of Art Storytime

Thursday, April 25, 3:00 pm–3:30 pm
Metropolitan Museum Of Art ~ Upper East Side
FREE
Look, listen, sing, and have fun with picture books; then continue your adventure with a self-guided gallery hunt in the Museum. Geared...

MOCAKIDS Storytime

Thursday, April 25, 3:30 pm–4:30 pm
Museum Of Chinese In America ~ Lower Manhattan
$10, $5/seniors, students & ages 2–18, free/ages 1 & under
Interactive songs, finger-plays, nursery rhymes, and arts & crafts accompany a bilingual storytime in English and Mandarin. Everyone from native speakers to...

Topsy Turvy Thursdays

Thursday, April 25, 3:30 pm–4:30 pm
Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling ~ Harlem/Upper Manhattan
FREE
Storyteller Carletta Joy Walker shares stories of spring in a participatory and lively program.

Gateway Storytime

Friday, April 26, 10:00 am–11:45 am
American Museum of Natural History ~ Upper West Side
suggested $22/ages 12-65, $12.50/ages 2-12, $17/students & seniors free/ages 2 & under
Ages 2 to 5 can play in the fascinating Discovery Room, then explore a natural science or cultural topic with a story,...

Children’s Story Time @ Fauna

Friday, April 26, 11:00 am–11:30 am
Fauna ~
$5
Read animal or ecology based story books, then meet animals related to the story. Children are encouraged to pet or hold the...

New-York Historical Society Storytime

Friday, April 26, 3:30 pm–4:15 pm
New-York Historical Society ~ Upper West Side
$20, $6/ages 5-13, free/ages 4 & under
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This bi-weekly program in the library of the engaging children's center includes the reading of a NY-themed book, a related craft project,...

Virtuous Journeys

Friday, April 26, 3:30 pm–4:30 pm
Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling ~ Harlem/Upper Manhattan
$7; $4/ages 9-17, seniors & students; free/ages 8 & under
Join Mando as he shares amazing stories filled with virtues like Courage, Grace, Humility and Love. Sing along, dance and play musical...

Arbor Weekend at Wave Hill

Saturday, April 27, 10:00 am–3:00 pm
Wave Hill ~ Bronx
FREE
Celebrate trees in a lovely landscape of leafy giants. Activities for all ages include a Junior Arborist Station where ages five and...

Astro Pea Interactive Story Time

Saturday, April 27, 10:30 am–11:30 am
Bank Street Bookstore ~ Harlem
FREE
Join award winning author, illustrator and storyteller Amalia Hoffman in an Astro Pea adventure with props, lights and her finger puppet, Pete...

Books Of Wonder Storytime

Saturday, April 27, 11:00 am–12:00 pm
Books Of Wonder ~ Gramercy/Flatiron
FREE
Employees from NYC's largest and oldest children's bookstore read several books from the shelves (based on the age of the children attending)...

Colors de la Runway Community Coloring Event

Saturday, April 27, 11:30 am–12:30 pm
Book Culture LIC ~ Queens
FREE
Join a special community coloring event led by Colors de la Runway author, Clarence Ruth. Drawing inspiration from the book's theme, participants...

McNally Jackson Storytime: Books & Art

Saturday, April 27, 11:30 am–12:30 pm
McNally Jackson Books ~ Tribeca/Soho
FREE
Author Yvonne Brooks leads a themed storytime for ages 3 to 10 with dynamic storytelling that features fantastic new books and favorite...

The Amazingly Awesome Amani Storytime Event

Saturday, April 27, 2:00 pm–3:00 pm
Barnes & Noble Park Slope ~ Brooklyn
FREE
Authors Jamiyl and Tracy-Ann Samuels read their children’s book, The Amazingly Awesome Amani, based on their son Trey Amani, who is on the...

Wendy Warbler Up Close: A Children’s Reading and Activity Hour

Saturday, April 27, 2:00 pm–4:00 pm
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum ~ Bronx
$15/family
Educator Angela Parrino, PhD, owner of Honey Tomes, LLC, a publishing company dedicated to wellness materials for children and adults, will be...

Arbor Weekend at Wave Hill

Sunday, April 28, 10:00 am–3:00 pm
Wave Hill ~ Bronx
$10, $6/students & seniors, $4/ages 6–18, free/ages 5 & under
Celebrate trees in a lovely landscape of leafy giants. Activities for all ages include tree ring mandala making workshops, maple syrup tasting...

Books Of Wonder Storytime

Sunday, April 28, 11:00 am–12:00 pm
Books Of Wonder ~ Gramercy/Flatiron
FREE
Employees from NYC's largest and oldest children's bookstore read several books from the shelves (based on the age of the children attending)...

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