Macy's Sunday Story Time: Earth Day

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Sun, April 27th, 2014 | 11:30 am

Recommended for ages 3–7. 

When Liam finds a struggling garden on abandoned train tracks in the city he decides to take care of it, speaking a new green movement in the city! After reading how the dreams and efforts of one person can make a difference, discover what happens to a plastic bottle after you throw it in the recycling bin!

The Curious Garden by Peter Brown
The Adventures of a Plastic Bottle: A Story About Recycling by Alison Inches

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Easter

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Sun, April 20th, 2014 | 11:30 am

Recommended for ages 3–7. 

In preparation for the Easter Egg decorating contest, Hoppi visits all of his bunny friends for inspiration. Just when he thinks he’ll never make an egg beautiful enough to win the contest, he finds a special egg to work with – but will the Easter bunny approve? Join us to find out!

The Easter Egg by Jan Brett

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.

 

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Meet Emma!

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

Recommended for ages 3–7. 

Special for Women’s History Month
How did a Jewish girl from New York City get her poem etched onto the Statue of Liberty? Hear the story of Emma Lazarus and discover the inspiration for her famous poem, The New Colossus.

Emma’s Poem by Linda Glaser

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: New York City Birds!

Sun, March 23rd, 2014 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 3–7. 

 

Learn all about New York City’s own birds, including Pale Male the Red-Tailed hawk and the baby Blue Jays of 87th Street. Then head to Audubon’s Aviary to see colorful and innovative depictions of birds. Search for hawks, blue jays, and many other kinds of American birds – don’t forget to listen to their bird songs.

The Tale of Pale Male: A True Story by Jeanette Winter
My Baby Blue Jays by John Berendt

 

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Architectural Appreciation

Sun, March 16th, 2014 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 3–7. 

 

The great thing about architecture is that it is everywhere, so you can appreciate it anywhere—even in a classic story like The Three Little Pigs! Which type of house will the big, bad wolf be able to blow down: the house made of scraps, glass, or stone and concrete? You might be surprised! Make sure to visit the new special exhibition Bill Cunningham: Façades and see how many architectural landmarks you can spot!

The Three Little Pigs: An Architectural Tale by Steven Guarnaccia

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Spring!

Sun, March 9th, 2014 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 3–7. 

 

It’s almost Spring – what will we do to prepare? Put away our boots and scarves, and start playing outside more! But what do animals do to get ready for the warmer weather? Join us to find out!

Snow Rabbit, Spring Rabbit: A Book of Changing Seasons by Il Sung Na
When Blue met Egg by Lindsay Ward

 

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: Ring in the New Year!

Sun, December 29th, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 3–7. 

Cecil's New Year's Eve Tail by Marie Fritz Perry

The best way to start a new year is surrounded by friends! Cecil the snake wants to be at the same party as all of his friends, but the invitations say that guests should wear shoes. Ring in the New Year with an important lesson about friendship and fashion with Cecil’s New Year’s Eve Tail.

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: Christmas Wishes

Sun, December 22nd, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 3–7. 

The Carpenter's Gift: A Christmas Tale about the Rockefeller Center Tree by David Rubel

Thanks to a group of carpenters working during the Great Depression, Henry’s Christmas wish to live in a nice, warm house may come true. Join us to find out and learn how a Rockefeller Center tradition makes this wish come true for families today.

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: Subway Stories

Sun, December 15th, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 3–7. 

Subway Story by Julia Sarcone-Roach

Jessie the subway car loves carrying people throughout New York City, but has to adjust to her new role when newer subway cars come to the city. Join us for this story time to learn a unique and surprising way that the MTA has recycled subway cars since 2001.

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

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