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Summer Reading 2019

A Universe of Stories


Programs

Moon Program

Children will have fun learning about the moon with puffy paint while engaging the use of their senses, gross and fine motor skills, and experimentation.

Briarwood 85-12 Main Street, (718) 658-1680 | Friday, July 19, 10am | For ages 2-5.

Ozone Park 92-24 Rockaway Boulevard, (718) 845-3127 | Tuesday, July 9 and Wednesday, July 10, 2pm | For grades K-3.

Poppenhusen 121-23 14 Avenue, College Point, (718) 359-1102 | Thursday, July 11, 4:30pm

Queens Village 94-11 217 Street, (718) 776-6800 | Tuesday, July 9, 2pm | For ages 2-4.

Starlit Night in a Cup

This fun craft kit allows children to learn about different constellations while improving their fine motor skills.

Forest Hills 108-19 71 Avenue, (718) 268-7934 | Wednesday, July 17, 10:30am

Howard Beach 92-06 156 Avenue, (718) 641-7086 | Tuesday, July 9, 3pm

Lefrak City 98-30 57 Avenue, Corona, (718) 592-7677 | Wednesday, July 3, 4pm

Middle Village 72-31 Metropolitan Avenue, (718) 326-1390 | Thursday, July 11, 12:30pm

Peninsula 92-25 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Rockaway Beach, (718) 634-1110 | Tuesday, July 23, 2:30pm

Pomonok 158-21 Jewel Avenue, Flushing, (718) 591-4343 | Thursday, July 11, 3pm

Queens Village 94-11 217 Street, (718) 776-6800 | Tuesday, July 16, 2pm

Rego Park 91-41 63 Drive, (718) 459-5140 | Wednesday, July 31, 1:45pm

South Hollis 204-01 Hollis Avenue, (718) 465-6779 | Monday, July 22, 4pm

Star Program

Ages 5-8, learn about the night sky as you make your own telescope. This star-themed program fosters a sense of wonder and interest in the stars and the sky.

Bay Terrace 18-36 Bell Boulevard, Bayside, (718) 423-7004 | Wednesday, July 10, 11:30am | For ages 2-5.

Howard Beach 92-06 156 Avenue, (718) 641-7086 | Tuesday, July 16, 3pm

Langston Hughes 100-01 Northern Boulevard, Corona, (718) 651-1100 | Wednesday, July 17, 11am

Lefrak City 98-30 57 Avenue, Corona, (718) 592-7677 | Wednesday, July 31, 4pm

Queens Village 94-11 217 Street, (718) 776-6800 | Tuesday, July 23, 2pm | For ages 2-4.

Rego Park 91-41 63 Drive, (718) 459-5140 | Wednesday, July 24, 1:45pm

Rosedale 144-20 243 Street, (718) 528-8490 | Wednesday, July 24, 2:30pm

Astronaut Helmet

This astronaut helmet craft encourages pretend play and engages the tactile senses for ages 5-8. Create your helmet and take off into space!

Bay Terrace 18-36 Bell Boulevard, Bayside, (718) 423-7004 | Wednesday, July 24, 11:30am | For ages 2-5 (with adult caregivers)

Briarwood 85-12 Main Street, (718) 658-1680 | Friday, July 26, 4:30pm

Howard Beach 92-06 156 Avenue, (718) 641-7086 | Tuesday, July 23, 3pm

Langston Hughes 100-01 Northern Boulevard, Corona, (718) 651-1100 | Wednesday, July 31, 11am

Lefrak City 98-30 57 Avenue, Corona, (718) 592-7677 | Wednesday, July 17, 4pm

Peninsula 92-25 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Rockaway Beach, (718) 634-1110 | Tuesday, July 30, 2:30pm | For ages 2-5.

Queens Village 94-11 217 Street, (718) 776-6800 | Tuesday, July 30, 2pm

Rosedale 144-20 243 Street, (718) 528-8490 | Wednesday, July 31, 2:30pm

Blast Off Rocket Frame Program

In this fun, hands-on activity children will make their own rocket picture frame.

Bay Terrace 18-36 Bell Boulevard, Bayside, (718) 423-7004 | Wednesday, July 17, 2pm | For ages 4-6.

Briarwood 85-12 Main Street, (718) 658-1680 | Friday, July 12, 4:30pm

Flushing 41-17 Main Street, (718) 661-1200 | Friday, July 12, 4pm | For ages 5-8.

Forest Hills 108-19 71 Avenue, (718) 268-7934 | Wednesday, July 10, 10:30am | For ages 3-6.

Lefrak City 98-30 57 Avenue, Corona, (718) 592-7677 | Wednesday, July 10, 4pm

Langston Hughes 100-01 Northern Boulevard, Corona, (718) 651-1100 | Wednesday, July 10, 11am

South Hollis 204-01 Hollis Avenue, (718) 465-6779 | Friday, July 19, 3pm

Astronaut Glove Box

Pretend you are an astronaut in space as you complete different challenges.

Forest Hills 108-19 71 Avenue, (718) 268-7934 | Monday, July 1, 2pm | For ages 7-12.

McGoldrick 155-06 Roosevelt Av. (Off Northern Blvd), (718) 461-1616 | Wednesday, July 3, 3pm

North Hills 57-04 Marathon Parkway, Little Neck, (718) 225-3550 | Thursday, July 25, 3:30pm

Ozone Park 92-24 Rockaway Boulevard, (718) 845-3127 | Wednesday, July 24, 2pm

Rochdale Village 169-09 137 Avenue, Jamaica, (718) 723-4440 | Thursday, July 18, 2:30pm

Constellations

Learn about different constellations such as the Big Dipper, Orion, and Taurus, and then make your own constellation to take home.

Howard Beach 92-06 156 Avenue, (718) 641-7086 | Wednesday, July 10, 3pm | For ages 9 & up.

Langston Hughes 100-01 Northern Boulevard, Corona, (718) 651-1100 | Tuesday, July 30, 2:30pm

McGoldrick 155-06 Roosevelt Av. (Off Northern Blvd), (718) 461-1616 | Tuesday, July 9 and Friday, July 12, 2:30pm

Middle Village 72-31 Metropolitan Avenue, (718) 326-1390 | Tuesday, July 2, 4pm

Ozone Park 92-24 Rockaway Boulevard, (718) 845-3127 | Tuesday, July 30, 2pm 

Pomonok 158-21 Jewel Avenue, Flushing, (718) 591-4343 | Monday, July 29, 3pm

Poppenhusen 121-23 14 Avenue, College Point, (718) 359-1102 | Wednesday, July 10, 3pm

Queens Village 94-11 217 Street, (718) 776-6800 | Thursday, July 11, 2pm | For children in grades K to 6.

Rosedale 144-20 243 Street, (718) 528-8490 | Wednesday, July 17, 2:30pm

Sunnyside 43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, Long Island City, (718) 784-3033 | Wednesday, July 31, 2:30pm

Glow in the Dark Lacing Constellations Cards

Explore the night sky! This craft activity allows youth to learn about constellations. Come join us as we lace together constellations that glow in the dark!

Bay Terrace 18-36 Bell Boulevard, Bayside, (718) 423-7004 | Tuesday, July 9, 2:30pm | For ages 6-12.

Briarwood 85-12 Main Street, (718) 658-1680 | Wednesday, July 3, 4:30pm | For ages 6-12.

Flushing 41-17 Main Street, (718) 661-1200 | Friday, July 26, 4pm

Howard Beach 92-06 156 Avenue, (718) 641-7086 | Wednesday, July 17, 3pm | For ages 9 and up.

Langston Hughes 100-01 Northern Boulevard, Corona, (718) 651-1100 | Tuesday, July 16, 2:30pm

Poppenhusen 121-23 14 Avenue, College Point, (718) 359-1102 | Wednesday, July 24, 3pm

Seaside 116-15 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Rockaway Park, (718) 634-1876 | Wednesday, July 24, 3pm

Sunnyside 43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, Long Island City, (718) 784-3033 | Wednesday, July 24, 2:30pm

Galaxy Bracelets

Youth will make space-themed bracelets to keep or to give as gifts.  All materials will be provided. 

Bay Terrace 18-36 Bell Boulevard, Bayside, (718) 423-7004 | Tuesday, July 16, 2:30pm | For ages 6-12.

Corona 38-23 104 Street, (718) 426-2844 | Wednesday, July 3, 3:30pm | For ages 6-12.

East Elmhurst 95-06 Astoria Boulevard, (718) 424-2619 | Tuesday, July 23, 3pm

Howard Beach 92-06 156 Avenue, (718) 641-7086 | Wednesday, July 24, 3pm | For ages 9 + up.

Kew Gardens Hills 72-33 Vleigh Place, Flushing, (718) 261-6654 | Thursday, July 18, 5pm | For ages 6-12.

Langston Hughes 100-01 Northern Boulevard, Corona, (718) 651-1100 | Tuesday, July 9, 2:30pm

Middle Village 72-31 Metropolitan Avenue, (718) 326-1390 | Tuesday, July 16, 4pm

Ozone Park 92-24 Rockaway Boulevard, (718) 845-3127 | Wednesday, July 10, 2pm

Peninsula 92-25 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Rockaway Beach, (718) 634-1110 | Tuesday, July 16, 2:30pm | For ages 6-12.

Pomonok 158-21 Jewel Avenue, Flushing, (718) 591-4343 | Monday, July 8, 3pm

Queensboro Hill 60-05 Main Street, Flushing, (718) 359-8332 | Friday, July 5, 4pm | For ages 4-12.

Queens Village 94-11 217 Street, (718) 776-6800 | Thursday, July 25, 2pm | For children in grades K-6.

Rochdale Village 169-09 137 Avenue, Jamaica, (718) 723-4440 | Thursday, July 11, 2:30pm

St. Albans 191-05 Linden Boulevard, (718) 528-8196 | Thursday, July 18, 2pm

South Hollis 204-01 Hollis Avenue, (718) 465-6779 | Friday, July 26, 3pm

Sunnyside 43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, Long Island City, (718) 784-3033 | Wednesday, July 17, 2:30pm

The Force Awakens

This program teaches youth ages 6-12 about the force of repulsion (static electricity) through a hands-on learning experience. Incorporating STEM learning, youth will construct their own lightsaber that invisibly controls the movement of tinsel!

Bay Terrace 18-36 Bell Boulevard, Bayside, (718) 423-7004 | Tuesday, July 30, 2:30pm

Forest Hills 108-19 71 Avenue, (718) 268-7934 | Monday, July 15, 2pm

Kew Gardens Hills 72-33 Vleigh Place, Flushing, (718) 261-6654 | Thursday, July 11, 5pm

Star Constellation Viewer Craft

Make your own constellation viewer as you learn about the night sky.

Forest Hills 108-19 71 Avenue, (718) 268-7934 | Monday, July 22, 2pm

Glen Oaks 256-04 Union Turnpike, (718) 831-8636 | Thursday, July 11, 3:30pm | For ages 6-11.

Howard Beach 92-06 156 Avenue, (718) 641-7086 | Wednesday, July 31, 3pm | For ages 9 & up.

Rego Park 91-41 63 Drive, (718) 459-5140 | Tuesday, July 30, 1:45pm

Alien Invasion in a Box

Come join us as we compete to create and show off the coolest alien made from the materials in a box of random space junk!

Bay Terrace 18-36 Bell Boulevard, Bayside, (718) 423-7004 | Thursday, July 11, 3pm

Maspeth 69-70 Grand Avenue, (718) 639-5228 | Friday, July 26, 3:30pm

Peninsula 92-25 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Rockaway Beach, (718) 634-1110 | Wednesday, July 10, 3pm

Queens Village 94-11 217 Street, (718) 776-6800 | Friday, July 12, 3:30pm

Rochdale Village 169-09 137 Avenue, Jamaica, (718) 723-4440 | Thursday, July 25, 2:30pm

Seaside 116-15 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, Rockaway Park, (718) 634-1876 | Wednesday, July 17, 4pm

Sew the Stars

This program explores the astrological and mythical backgrounds of different star constellations. Engaging their scientific and creative minds, participants will embroider either an existing constellation or an invented one onto a fabric of their choice.

Rego Park 91-41 63 Drive, (718) 459-5140 | Friday, July 19, 10am | For ages 2-5.

Briarwood 85-12 Main Street, (718) 658-1680 | Tuesday, July 30, 3pm

Build This Weird Thing in Space

Your mission?  To help “astronauts” build a structure in space.  The catch? You can’t see them and they can’t see you.

Corona 38-23 104 Street, (718) 426-2844 | Wednesday, July 17, 3:30pm

St. Albans 191-05 Linden Boulevard, (718) 528-8196 | Monday, July 8, 1pm

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Major support provided by New York Life Foundation, the city-wide sponsor for the Summer Reading Program.