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Macy's Sunday Story Time: Paper Son

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Sun, October 19th, 2014 | 11:30 am

Every Sunday. Free with Museum Admission. Recommended for Ages 3-7.

Paper Son: Lee's Journey to America by Helen Foster James & Virginia Shin-Mui Loh, illustrated by Wilson Ong

This month, we are celebrating the recent opening of our special exhibition Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion with four beautifully illustrated Chinese and Chinese American stories.

Macy's Sunday Story Time: The Empty Pot

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Sun, October 12th, 2014 | 11:30 am

Every Sunday. Free with Museum Admission. Recommended for Ages 3-7.

The Empty Pot by Demi

This month, we are celebrating the recent opening of our special exhibition Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion with four beautifully illustrated Chinese and Chinese American stories.  Listen to the story of Ping, an honest young gardener in Imperial China, while enjoying enchanting illustrations inspired by traditional Chinese architecture and landscape paintings.

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Ruby's Wish

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Sun, October 5th, 2014 | 11:30 am

Every Sunday. Free with Museum Admission. Recommended for Ages 3-7.

Ruby’s Wish by Shirin Yim Bridges, illustrated by Sophie Blackall

This month, we are celebrating the recent opening of our special exhibition Chinese American: Exclusion/Inclusion with four different Asian American immigration stories. Come hear the inspiring story of Ruby, a young Chinese girl who dreams of studying at a university during a time when only boys were allowed to attend.

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Arthur Meets the President!

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Sun, September 28th, 2014 | 11:30 am

Every Sunday. Free with Museum Admission. Recommended for Ages 3-7.

Arthur Meets the President by Marc Brown

All September long, we’ll be dreaming about the White House! Arthur is heading to the White House to meet the President, but not before he has some amazing adventures in Washington, D.C.! 

From the seventeenth century to the twenty-first, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great.

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Grace for President!

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Sun, September 21st, 2014 | 11:30 am

Every Sunday. Free with Museum Admission. Recommended for Ages 3-7.

Grace for President written by Kelly DiPucchio with pictures by LeUyen Pham

All September long, we’ll be dreaming about the White House! Vote for Grace! Come hear all about Grace’s presidential campaign at school and why she wants to be President of the United States when she’s all grown up. 

From the seventeenth century to the twenty-first, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great.

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Madeline

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Sun, September 14th, 2014 | 11:30 am

Every Sunday. Free with Museum Admission. Recommended for Ages 3-7.

Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans

Madeline at the White House by John Bemelmans Marciano

To celebrate our special exhibition Madeline in New York: The Art of Ludwig Bemelmans, this Sunday we’ll be reading two Madeline books! We’ll be starting with Ludwig Bemelmans’ very first book featuring twelve little girls in two straight lines where the smallest one was Madeline.

Macy's Sunday Story Time: So You Want To Be President?

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Sun, September 7th, 2014 | 11:30 am

Every Sunday. Free with Museum Admission. Recommended for Ages 3-7.

So You Want To Be President? by Judith St. George and David Small

All September long, we’ll be dreaming about the White House! Join us for a hilarious break down of the pros and cons of being President of the United States! 

From the seventeenth century to the twenty-first, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great.

 

Madeline Storytime

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Tue, July 15th, 2014 | 2:00 pm
Wed, July 16th, 2014 | 2:00 pm
Thu, July 17th, 2014 | 2:00 pm
Fri, July 18th, 2014 | 2:00 pm
Tue, July 22nd, 2014 | 2:00 pm
Wed, July 23rd, 2014 | 2:00 pm
Thu, July 24th, 2014 | 2:00 pm
Fri, July 25th, 2014 | 2:00 pm
Tue, July 29th, 2014 | 2:00 pm
Wed, July 30th, 2014 | 2:00 pm
Thu, July 31st, 2014 | 2:00 pm
Fri, August 1st, 2014 | 2:00 pm
Tue, August 5th, 2014 | 2:00 pm
Wed, August 6th, 2014 | 2:00 pm
Thu, August 7th, 2014 | 2:00 pm
Fri, August 8th, 2014 | 2:00 pm
Tue, August 12th, 2014 | 2:00 pm
Wed, August 13th, 2014 | 2:00 pm
Thu, August 14th, 2014 | 2:00 pm
Fri, August 15th, 2014 | 2:00 pm
Tue, August 19th, 2014 | 2:00 pm
Wed, August 20th, 2014 | 2:00 pm
Thu, August 21st, 2014 | 2:00 pm
Fri, August 22nd, 2014 | 2:00 pm
Tue, August 26th, 2014 | 2:00 pm
Wed, August 27th, 2014 | 2:00 pm
Thu, August 28th, 2014 | 2:00 pm
Fri, August 29th, 2014 | 2:00 pm

July and August; Tuesdays - Fridays; 11 am and 2 pm. Free with Museum admission.

Listen to the iconic lines of Madeline and meet some new Madeline characters as well in these summer story times. Who is the bad hat? Who rescues Madeline from the Seine? Has Madeline joined the circus? These story times are held in the exhibition's center gallery at the couch. All ages.

Madeline Storytime

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Listen to the iconic lines of Madeline and meet some new Madeline characters as well in these story times.

Tue, July 15th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Wed, July 16th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Thu, July 17th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Fri, July 18th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Tue, July 22nd, 2014 | 11:00 am
Wed, July 23rd, 2014 | 11:00 am
Thu, July 24th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Fri, July 25th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Tue, July 29th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Wed, July 30th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Thu, July 31st, 2014 | 11:00 am
Fri, August 1st, 2014 | 11:00 am
Tue, August 5th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Wed, August 6th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Thu, August 7th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Fri, August 8th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Tue, August 12th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Wed, August 13th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Thu, August 14th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Fri, August 15th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Tue, August 19th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Wed, August 20th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Thu, August 21st, 2014 | 11:00 am
Fri, August 22nd, 2014 | 11:00 am
Tue, August 26th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Wed, August 27th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Thu, August 28th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Fri, August 29th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Tue, September 2nd, 2014 | 11:00 am
Wed, September 3rd, 2014 | 11:00 am
Thu, September 4th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Fri, September 5th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Tue, September 9th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Wed, September 10th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Thu, September 11th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Fri, September 12th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Tue, September 16th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Wed, September 17th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Thu, September 18th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Fri, September 19th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Tue, September 30th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Wed, October 1st, 2014 | 11:00 am
Thu, October 2nd, 2014 | 11:00 am
Fri, October 3rd, 2014 | 11:00 am
Tue, October 7th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Wed, October 8th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Thu, October 9th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Fri, October 10th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Mon, October 13th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Tue, October 14th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Wed, October 15th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Thu, October 16th, 2014 | 11:00 am
Fri, October 17th, 2014 | 11:00 am

Tuesdays - Fridays; 11 am. Free with Museum admission.

Listen to the iconic lines of Madeline and meet some new Madeline characters as well in these story times. Who is the bad hat? Who rescues Madeline from the Seine? Has Madeline joined the circus? These story times are held in the exhibition's center gallery at the couch. All ages.

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Madeline at the White House

Every Sunday. Free with Museum Admission. Recommended for ages 3-7. From the 17th to the 21st century, through fiction and through fact, hear tales of NYC and the people who made it great – new stories each week!

Sun, August 31st, 2014 | 11:30 am

Every Sunday. Free with Museum Admission. Recommended for Ages 3-7.

Madeline at the White House by John Bemelmans Marciano

To celebrate our special exhibition Madeline in New York: The Art of Ludwig Bemelmans, we will be reading Madeline books all summer long!

The tradition of Ludwig Bemelmans beloved Madeline series has been continued by his grandson, John Bemelmans Marciano.

Madeline and the girls are coming to America! Join us as we see what mischief they get up to at the White House!

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