Reading into History
Ages 9 – 12
Looking for good reading? Want to meet your favorite authors and hear about their creative process? Want to learn more about the time period in which the story is set? Reading into History is a book club for young historians.
Read Picture the Dead and then come to the Barbara K. Lipman Library for this special event. Author Adele Griffin will join us! Family participants will discuss the book, ask the author questions, and see related objects from the New-York Historical Society’s collection.
¡El Departamento de Educación de La Sociedad Histórica de Nueva York (New-York Historical Society) les invitan a participar en los talleres educativos para la familia en español: Hablemos de la Historia y del Arte: Talleres Educativos para las Familias!
Read The King of Mulbery Street and then come to the Barbara K. Lipman Library for this special event. Author Donna Jo Napoli will join us! Family participants will discuss the book, ask the author questions, and see related objects from the New-York Historical Society’s collection.
Read Same Sun Here and come to the Barbara K. Lipman Library for this special event. Author Neela Vaswani will join us! Family participants will discuss the book, ask Neela questions, and see election-related objects from the New-York Historical Society's collection.
About Same Sun Here by Silas House and Neela Vaswani
Poster Contest: Celebrate WNET's 50th Anniversary
1 - 3pm
The New-York Historical Society is proud to be a poster-making site for Channel THIRTEEN/WNET's 50th Anniversary, celebrating bringing New York and the tri-state area the best in public television.Kids Club THIRTEEN is holding a poster contest inviting children in the tri-state area, grades K through 8, to participate.
We Rode the Orphan Trains, by Andrea Warren, tells the true stories of eight men and women of the 200,000 homeless, abandoned, or orphaned city kids whom, between 1854 and 1929, the Children's Aid Society put on trains bound for new homes in the rural Midwest. Be prepared to learn some happy real-life tales and some sad ones.
Bring your dancing shoes and try out favorite wartime dances – such as the Lindy hop and Jitterbug – with the award winning dance education company, Dancing Classrooms. Free with Museum admission. All ages.