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Students at Ravenswood Library were inspired to create fruit and vegetable sculptures after reading the book "How are You Peeling" by Saxton Freymann. This book takes a creative approach...
Eco-Agents: Environmental Action for Teens is a monthly program at multiple Queens Library branches. In February, we took a hard look at our modern industrialized food system. I addressed CAFOs,...
Young Entomologists were introduced to the newest members of Queens Library at Steinway this week.  The extra large beetles are called Bessbugs. These adorable insects help the Earth by...
aquaponics
Students in the "Learn to Grow" program @ Ravenswood helped create an aquaponics system this week. Aquaponics is the combination of aquaculture; the raising small aquatic life in water...
Skip builds musical instruments out of trash with kids in the second grade and younger. He teaches the children about vibration and sound waves through some serious hands-on fun. Using discarded...