St. Patrick’s Day Craft – Queens Library – Woodhaven Branch March 13, 2019 – Woodhaven Get your craft on while getting ready for St. Patrick's Day! This program is for ages 6-12 Inspiring Women in Science: Launch a Rocket! – Queens Library – Rosedale Branch March 13, 2019 – Rosedale Launch rockets in honor of Annie Easley's contributions to launching the first rocket ships. This program is part of the "Inspiring Women in Science" series, in honor of Women's History Month. Inspiring Women in Science: Family Film ‘Fly Away Home’ – Queens Library – Sunnyside Branch March 13, 2019 – Long Island City In honor of Women's History Month, watch the family-friendly film "Fly Away Home" (1996, PG). This film is based on the true story of a father and daughter working to lead a flock of orphaned geese to safety. Baisley Park Jeopardy – Queens Library: Baisley Park Branch March 13, 2019 – Jamaica Play Baisley Park Jeopardy! Challenge yourself with trivia questions for ages 8 – 12. After-School Crafts – Queens Library – LeFrak City Branch Through March 18, 2019 – Corona Children in grades 1-6 can go to the library and make some fun crafts. Kids and Teens Spelling Bee – Queens Library – South Hollis Branch Through March 20, 2019 – South Hollis Test your spelling and vocabulary skills. – Queens Library – LeFrak City Branch Through March 20, 2019 – Corona Lego Time – Queens Library – Douglaston-Little Neck Branch Through March 21, 2019 – Little Neck Music Appreciation for Kids – Queens Library- McGoldrick branch Through March 23, 2019 – Flushing Listen to classical music and discuss the lives of the composers. ‘Who Was….?’ Book Club – Queens Library – Broadway Branch Through March 25, 2019 – Long Island City Each week will focus on one book in this popular biography series, learning about the life of someone outstanding through shared reading, crafts, games, and more. For Black History Month, explore the lives of important African Americans. Bilingual Baby Storytime – Queens Library – Corona Branch Through March 25, 2019 – Corona Spanish: Disfrute de canciones y libros sencillos en inglés y español con su bebé en Cuentos Bilingües Para Bebés. Recomendado para las edades de 0 a 24 meses. English: Enjoy songs, knee-bouncers, and simple books in English and Spanish with your baby at bilingual baby storytime. This program is recommended for ages 0-24 months. Spring Craft Mondays – Queens Library – Peninsula Through March 25, 2019 – Rockaway Beach Children ages 6-12 can try their hand at spring-inspired crafts. Supplies are limited. Picture Book Time – Queens Library – Woodhaven Branch Through March 25, 2019 – Woodhaven Picture books help children learn to love reading! Each week we will focus on a new author as well as participating in activities and discussing how picture books work. This program is for grades pre-K – 2nd. Inspiring Women in Science: ‘Who Was …’ Book Club – Queens Library – Broadway Branch Through March 25, 2019 – Long Island City Each week we will focus on one book in this popular biography series, learning about notable women in all fields of science. Enjoy shared reading, crafts, games, and more. It’s not necessary to read the books ahead of time. This is for readers ages 6 to 12. No registration required. Classic Starts for Kids – Queens Library- McGoldrick branch Through March 25, 2019 – Flushing Read some of the classics (easy versions) and then discuss. This program is for school-age children. Mother Goose Time – Kew Gardens Hills Library Through March 26, 2019 – Flushing Stories, songs, and finger plays for children 12-18 months old. March Math Madness for Kids – Queens Library – Peninsula Through March 26, 2019 – Rockaway Beach March Math games and contests for ages 6 through 12. Space is limited. Desk Decoration – Queens Library – Corona Branch Through March 26, 2019 – Corona Help decorate the librarian's desk! A new design will be picked every week that we need your help to create. All ages welcome. Basic Guitar Lessons – Queens Library – Woodhaven Branch Through March 26, 2019 – Woodhaven Inspiring Women in Science: Chapter Book Readers Club – Flushing Library Through March 26, 2019 – Flushing Readers in grades 2-4 read, learn, and explore with exciting chapter books. In honor of Women's History Month, we will read about inspiring women in science and complete a surprise activity Family Playtime – Queens Library – Auburndale Branch Through March 27, 2019 – Flushing Children ages 12 months to 3 years and their caretakers can enjoy bonding, doing finger plays, singing, dancing, and throwing and catching bean bags. Registration is not required. That’s Puzzling! – Queens Library – Poppenhusen Branch Through March 27, 2019 – College Point Bring your patience and problem-solving skills as you make puzzles and challenge each other to solve them. This program is for school-age children; those under 8 years old must be accompanied by an adult. Discovery Club Science Activity – Queens Library – Broadway Branch Through March 27, 2019 – Long Island City Join us for hands-on science and nature activities for kids ages 6-12. Sharks, magnets, animal tracks, fish–there will be a new topic each week! No registration required. Learn Chinese Chess: An Intergenerational Program – Queens Library – Fresh Meadows Branch Through March 27, 2019 – Fresh Meadows Students will learn Chinese chess, a strategy board game for two players ages 10 and up. Instructions will be in English. Storytime – Astoria Bookshop Through March 28, 2019 – Astoria Join our weekly children's storytime! Free and open to the public. Baisley STEM Makerspace: Robotics – Queens Library: Baisley Park Branch Through March 29, 2019 – Jamaica Fun Fridays – Forest Hills Library Through March 29, 2019 – Forest Hills Kids ages 3 and up, come play board and card games and try your hand at origami on Friday afternoons in the children's room. Inspiring Women In Science: Super Science Women! – Queens Library – Peninsula Through March 29, 2019 – Rockaway Beach For the month of March, Queens Library is celebrating inspiring women and their achievements in all the fields of applied science! On Fridays from 4-5pm we’ll provide fun STEM activities and discuss amazing women in the sciences. This program is for ages 6-12. Registration is not required. Harry Potter Movie Madness – Queens Library – South Hollis Branch Through March 29, 2019 – South Hollis To celebrate and get all Potter fans ready, the library will be showing all the Harry Potter films. Super Saturday Morning – Forest Hills Library Through March 30, 2019 – Forest Hills Kids of all ages and their special grownups are invited to have fun on Saturday mornings with origami, coloring pages, board games, and puzzles for the 3+ crowd, and Lincoln Logs, Mega Bloks, and Star Builders for the little ones! Family Crafts – Queens Library- McGoldrick branch Through March 30, 2019 – Flushing Join us for some fun family crafts. No registration is required. Cinema Saturdays – Forest Hills Library Through March 30, 2019 – Forest Hills Kids ages 5 and up and their caregivers can sit back and enjoy a great feature film in the comfort of Forest Hills' Story Hour Room. Join us in February for the following movies: 3/2: Kung Fu Panda (2008, PG) 3/9: Scooby-Doo! and the Curse of the 13th Ghost (2019, NR) 3/16: Bernie the Dolphin (2018, G) 3/23: Norm of the North: Keys to the Kingdom (2018, NR) 3/30: Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018, PG) Meditation for Kids – Queens Library – Woodhaven Branch Through April 01, 2019 – Woodhaven Ages 5-12, learn the benefits and different forms of meditation. Ommmmmm. Nutrition Workshops with Community Healthcare Network – Queens Library – Cambria Heights Branch Through April 03, 2019 – Cambria Heights Music and Movement for Infants and Toddlers – Glen Oaks Library Through April 07, 2019 – Glen Oaks Infants, toddlers, and caregivers enjoy songs, movement, finger plays, puppets, and other activities. Bilingual Birdies Presents Movin’ to Mandarin – Pomonok Library Through April 10, 2019 – Flushing Bilingual Birdies presents Movin' to Mandarin for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers. Please call the library to register at 718-591-4343. Toddler Music – Queens Library – Woodhaven Branch Through April 24, 2019 – Woodhaven Picture Book/Storytime – Queens Library – Rosedale Branch Through April 24, 2019 – Rosedale Children under 5 years old and their caregivers enjoy a reading of picture books, interlaced with music, finger plays, and dancing. The program ends with age-appropriate arts and crafts session. Mommy or Daddy and Me – Queens Library – Woodhaven Branch Through April 24, 2019 – Woodhaven Join for songs, stories, and simple rhymes followed by free play for ages birth to one. Caregiver must attend.