AARP FREE TAX HELP
Wednesdays through April 10
10:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. (by appointment only)
Register at the Reference Desk or by calling 516-746-8488 ext. 2. Walk-Ins will NOT be admitted.
Baby Bounce and Rhyme: Friday, Feb. 15, 10:45 a.m.
Ages 6-17 months (with adult caregiver). Let’s get moving in this fun and interactive program with instructor Michelle Vamos. Register in the Children’s Room or call 516-746-8488 ext. 1.
1-2-3 Full Steam Ahead:Tuesday, Feb. 19, 11 a.m.
Ages 2 1/2 years old to 5 years (with adult caregiver). “A Time for Kids” will introduce parents and young children to the concepts and language of STEM (Science, technology, engineering, art, and math) in a fun way. Register in the Children’s Room or call 516-746-8488 ext. 1.
Tail Waggin Tutors: Read to Dogs: Tuesday, Feb. 19, 3 to 5 p.m. (by appointment only)
Recommended for kindergarten and up. Join a relaxed and dog-friendly atmosphere allowing children to practice the skill of reading with certified therapy dogs. You must be on time for your appointment time. Make your appointment in the Children’s Room or by calling 516-746-8488 ext. 1.
Fun Stuff Express Mobile Stuff-A-Bear Workshop: Wednesday, Feb. 20, 4 p.m.
Ages 3-12 years old. A $5 per child, exact cash only, non-refundable instructor’s fee is due at sign up. Children will choose a 16″ animal to stuff with some “fluff,” pick a satin heart for a wish, get a custom t-shirt, birth certificate, and carrying case. Register in the Children’s Room.
Operation Safe Child: Thursday, Feb. 21, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
All Ages. No sign up required. This program will take place in the Children’s Room. Parents will receive a free wallet-sized ID card that includes the child’s photo, name, biographical information, and their fingerprints. This program is sponsored by the Office of the District Attorney Madeline Singas.
YOUNG ADULT PROGRAMS
Anti-Valentine’s Day Party: Saturday, Feb. 16, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Grades 7 to 12. If you’re sick of everyone talking about love in the air, come commiserate with a scary movie, crafts, and candy (the only good thing about this time of year). Register in the Children’s Room or call 516-746-8488 ext. 1.