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Homework Club

On Friday, May 1 at 2:30 p.m., Pomonok Library will present Homework Club. Monday to Friday Homework Club is from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Kids will concentrate on their homework or read in a group environment. Laptop computers will be taken out, when the Program Room is available. The library is located at 158-21 Jewel Avenue. For more info, call 718-591-4343.

Dia de los Ninos

On Friday, May 1 at 4 p.m., Corona Library will present Junk Eater Wizard: An Ecological Adventure. Celebrate Dia de los Ninos with a performance by Teatro Iati for all ages. The library is located at 38-23 104th Street. For more information, call 718-426-2844.

Greener, Cleaner

New York

On Friday, May 1 at 4 p.m., Long Island City Library will present Renewable NYC. Youth ages 9 to 14 will learn how to take action to make their neighborhood and city greener, cleaner places. The culminating activity of this program is an ecology magazine created by kids. The library is located at 37-44 21st Street. For more info, call 718-752-3700.

Math Tutoring

On Saturday, May 2 at 10 a.m., Flushing Library will present Math Help. Free weekly math tutoring in the Children’s Room for Grades 4 to 8. The library is located at 41-17 Main Street. For more information, call 718-661-1200.

Community Book  Exchange

On Saturday, May 2 at 11 a.m., Broad Channel Library will present Community Book Exchange. Have you ever wondered what to do with old books your child no longer reads? Bring your gently-used children’s books in to the community book exchange. Tables will be set up outside for you to browse the books left by others and see if there are titles your child would be interested in. Rain date: May 9. The library is located at 16-26 Cross Bay Boulevard. For more info, call 718-318-4943.

Lightsaber Combat Workshop

On Sunday, May 3 at 2 p.m., Kew Gardens Hills Library will present Lightsaber Combat Workshop. Ages 9 to 14 will learn to duel with lightsabers by working with members of the New York Jedi Association. They will demonstrate their fighting techniques and teach audience members how to stage their own lightsaber battles. The library is located at 72-33 Vleigh Place. For more information, call 718-261-6654.

Freedom Quilts

On Monday, May 4 at 4 p.m., Baisley Park Library will present Freedom Quilts. Queens Library and The Long Island Children’s Museum presents Freedom Quilts. Discover the stories that quilts told in the days of the Underground Railroad. Before America’s Civil War, quilt patterns and symbols communicated messages that helped runaway slaves on their journey north. Learn to read quilts and use mathematical grids and shapes to design a quilt that tells your own personal story. For ages 7 to 11. The library is located at 117-11 Sutphin Boulevard. For more info, call 718-529-1590.

Dance Lessons for Kids

On Monday, May 4 at 4:30 p.m., Woodhaven Library will present Dance Lessons for Kids. Four dance lessons for kids ages 6 to 9 until 5:30 p.m. Learn many different dances with a dance instructor. Limited space; preregistration is required. The library is located at 85-41 Forest Parkway. For more info, call 718-849-1010.?

Braille Workshop

On Tuesday, May 5 at 4 p.m., Flushing Library will present Braille Workshop. All ages are welcome to learn about Louis Braille and his wonderful invention of Braille code, enabling the blind to read and write with their fingers. The library is located at 41-17 Main Street. For more information, call 718-661-1200.

Decorate a Mother’s Day Card

On Tuesday, May 5 at 4 p.m., East Flushing Library will present Mother’s Day Card Craft. Join us in decorating a Mother’s Day card. For ages 4 and up; register at the Children’s Reference Desk. If you have any questions, contact the library at 718-357-6643. The library is located at 196-36 Northern Boulevard. For more info, call 718-357-6643.

Intro to basic hand-sewing

On Tuesday, May 5 at 4:30 p.m., Long Island City Library will present Needles and Thread. Learn or improve your basic sewing skills. For ages 8 to 12. The library is located at 37-44 21st Street. For more info, call 718-752-3700.

Junior Achievement Program

On Thursday, May 7 at 4 p.m., Windsor Park Library will present More than Money – A Junior Achievement Program. Join us for a fun program to learn about money and businesses. There will be some games and activities. For ages 9 to 11. Registration required. The library is located at 79-50 Bell Boulevard. For more info, call 718-468-8300.?

 

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