Macy's Sunday Story Time: Cool City Dads

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Sun, June 15th, 2014 | 11:30 am

Recommended for ages 3–7. 

Do you know how to scat? If not, then learn all about vocal improvisation from Cool Daddy Rat! If so, then show off your skills during this jazzy, call-and-response storytime!

Cool Daddy Rat by Kristyn Crow

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

Support for the Macy's Sunday Story Hour provided by the Macy's Foundation.

 

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Hit the Road

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Sun, June 8th, 2014 | 11:30 am

Recommended for ages 3–7. 

Put New York in your rear-view mirror, and rhyme your way across the country with Jack Kerouac as he answers the call to “Hit the Road!”

Hit the Road, Jack by Robert Burleigh

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

Support for the Macy's Sunday Story Hour provided by the Macy's Foundation.

 

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Subway Hijinks

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Sun, June 1st, 2014 | 11:30 am

Recommended for ages 3–7. 

Share your own subway adventures after reading about a sparrow that flies aboard the D train, then try to guess what the next stop is on My Subway Ride!

Subway Sparrow by Leyla Torres
My Subway Ride by Paul Dubois Jacobs and Jennifer Swender

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

Support for the Macy's Sunday Story Hour provided by the Macy's Foundation.

 

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Memorial Day

Sun, May 25th, 2014 | 11:30 am

Recommended for ages 3–7. 

Watching the Memorial Day parade with his mother, Marco wishes that his abuelo were there to enjoy the celebration. After all, his grandfather is a veteran, and the parade is in his honor! Join us to learn what surprise Marco’s mother and grandfather have in store for him!

Memorial Day Surprise by Theresa Golding

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: Mother’s Day

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Sun, May 11th, 2014 | 11:30 am

Recommended for ages 3–7. 

It is important to spend quality time with your mom on Mother’s Day. But a little Bear lost his mama in the middle of New York City. Help the little Bear find his mama and then share what you enjoyed about the story with your mother!

When You Meet a Bear on Broadway by Amy Hest

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: Birds of New York

Sun, May 4th, 2014 | 11:30 am

Recommended for ages 3–7. 

Celebrate the feathered friends found in these children’s books – birds that are trying to hide, or ride the subway, or drive a bus! After hearing these tales head to the exhibition Audubon’s Aviary and discover even more birds.

I am Dodo by Kae Nishimura

Don't Let the Pigeon Ride the Bus by Mo Willems

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: The Lonely Phone Booth

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Sun, April 6th, 2014 | 11:30 am

Recommended for ages 3–7. 

Can you imagine a world before cell phones? The phone booth at West End Avenue and 100th Street can. Meet the New Yorkers who relied on it, and learn how a phone booth can save the day.

The Lonely Phone Booth by Peter Ackerman

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

Support for the Macy's Sunday Story Hour provided by the Macy's Foundation.

 

Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales: The Donner Dinner Party

Sun, October 20th, 2013 | 2:00 pm

Recommended for ages 7 and up.

Meet author Nathan Hale and hear about latest book, Donner Dinner Party. His engaging storytelling style and illustrations bring to life American history's most gripping tales. In this program, Mr. Hale will talk about his series, why he focused on the Donner Party, and do a drawing demonstration.

Meet the Author! One Times Square with Joe McKendry

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Joe McKendry
Sun, December 8th, 2013 | 2:00 pm

Children’s book author Joe McKendry recreates Times Square over the centuries in his lively and detailed illustrations. Kids will discover Times Square of the past and see how it has changed over time, and hear about Joe’s inspiration, research and process!

Reading Into History Book Wrap Event: The Brooklyn Nine by Alan Gratz

Wed, July 24th, 2013 | 3:30 pm

Wednesday, July 24, 3:30 pm
Free with Museum admission. Ages 9-12. 

Come discuss the historical fiction novel The Brooklyn Nine with baseball historian Erik Miklich from www.19cbaseball.com. After we talk about the book, we’ll toss the ball around like they did 100 years ago—no gloves allowed!

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