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‘Monsters & Heroes’

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Thursday, December 1 at 4 p.m. Ridgewood Library: Monsters and Heroes: A Comic Book Workshop; In this three-week program, participants will learn about monsters and heroes from all over the world and why they are so important. Pro cartoonist Ivan Velez will help students create their own creatures and stories in comic book style. All materials will be provided; call 718-821-4770.





3 p.m. Laurelton Library: Celebrate Fall with Origami by Karen Wellington; Children ages seven to 11 can come learn how to fold pumpkins, turkeys and more; call 718-528-2822.

10:30 a.m. Laurelton Library: Storytime; Bring your children ages 18 months to 5 years old to enjoy stories, songs and seasonal crafts. Preregistration is required; call 718-528-2822.

11 a.m. Glendale Library: Toddler Time; Parents and caregivers can bring their toddlers for stories, fingerplays and songs; call 718-821-4980.


10:30 a.m. Richmond Hill Library: Introduction to Basic Computer Use; Have fun learning the basics of using a computer, from signing in using your library card and its pin number to exploring the mouse and keyboard tutorials; call 718-849-7150.


1:15 p.m. Howard Beach Senior Center: Classic Film Festival; Enjoy a showing of the film “They Shall Have Music.”

6:30 p.m. Howard Beach Library: Howard Beach Book Discussion; Join in the discussion of The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein.




10 a.m. South Ozone Park Library: Computer Classes – The Basics; Learn how to use a computer with instructions from staff; call 718-529-1660.

1 p.m. Maspeth Library: Introduction to Searching the Internet; Learn the basics of using search engines; call 718-639-5228.

3 p.m. Glendale Library: Let’s Get Gaming; Kids in grades one to five can come play Scrabble, Chess and other board games; call 718-821-4980.

3 p.m. Laurelton Library: Laptop Use for Teens; Teens can come in Monday through Friday to use the library’s laptops for homework; call 718-528-2822.

3:30 p.m. Glendale Library: Animals Alive at the Library! Alley Pond Environmental Center will bring a variety of wild animals for children to interact with and handle; call 718-821-4980.


10 a.m. Ridgewood Library: Mother Goose Time; Babies, ages six to 17 months, and their caregivers can come listen to nursery rhymes and songs. Preregistration is required and space is limited; call 718-821-4770.

10:30 a.m. Far Rockaway Library: Bilingual Library; Play and learn with your child in this 10-session workshop; call 718-327-2549.


3:30 p.m. Maspeth Library: One World, Many Animals; Children of all ages are invited to meet animals from all over the world in this hands-on adventure. Hedgehogs, bugs, frogs, rabbits, guinea pigs and more will be available for kids to handle under the supervision of program leader Jason Reilly; call 718-639-5228.

3:30 p.m. South Jamaica Library: Wreath Making; Children will learn the meaning behind the holiday wreath and make their own; call 718-739-4088.

6 p.m. Laurelton Library: Meditation for Healthy Living; Dr. Frank Pawlowski will lead this workshop to help participants discover simple meditation techniques that ease stress and can be a powerful addition to a healthy living regimen; call 718-528-2822.

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