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Today’s featured book honors Mother’s Day!

Mother Earth’s Counting Book by Andrew Clements, illustrated by Lonnie Sue Johnson. Gorgeous watercolor illustration show Mother Earth teaching children how to count using plants, animals, lakes, oceans, an continents.

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Remembering Dr. Alan Friedman: Einstein as Myth and Muse

Today’s featured book, Einstein as Myth and Muse by Alan J. Friedman and Carol C. Donley, reviews the impact of Einstein’s theories on major contemporary writers.

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Today’s featured book

Today’s featured book: I use science tools by Kelli Hicks. This book introduces young readers to various tools used in science, including microscopes, magnifying glasses, and rulers.

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New Books in the Library

Our Spring book order arrived last week. We love new books. We enjoy all aspects of new books: 1) determining the need 2) researching the titles 3) ordering them 4) anticipating their arrival 5) unpacking the boxes 6) sharing the excitement with our new librarian,…

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Despicable Me 2 in 3D

Now that Gru (Steve Carell) has forsaken a life of crime to raise Margo, Agnes and Edith, he’s trying to figure out how to provide for his new family. As he struggles with his responsibilities as a father, the Anti-Villain League (AVL) – an organization…

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Hidden Universe

Go on an amazing journey through the universe in this 3D movie.

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Grand Canyon Adventure: River at Risk in 3D

Grand Canyon Adventure: River At Risk combines exhilarating river-rafting action on America’s most iconic river and the grandeur of the Grand Canyon to tell an engaging story of how ordinary people can make a difference for our parched planet—one that is running out of clean,…

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Flight of the Butterflies in 3D

Join millions of real butterflies on an amazing journey to a remote and secret hideaway. Weighing less than a penny, the monarch butterfly makes one of the longest migrations on Earth. Follow the monarchs’ perilous journey to the remote mountain peaks of Mexico in this…

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Meet Author Deborah Heiligman

Meet Deborah Heiligman, author of The Boy Who Loved Math, The Improbable Life of Paul Erdős. Free with NYSCI admission.

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Meet Author Christy Hale

Meet Christy Hale, author and illustrator of Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building. Recommended for ages 4–10. Free with NYSCI admission.

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Groups Inquiry Form

Filling out this form does not constitute making a group reservation. We will contact you by phone to complete the reservation. For group information on pricing and hours click here.

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Target Field Trips: Reading Writing & Inquiry

The New York Hall of Science in partnership with Target will provide free field trips to third and fourth grade students who attend Title 1 New York City Public Schools. Students will receive a Science Journal that will be used to record their observations at…

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Science Playground

Explore the scientific principles of motion, balance, sound, sight and simple machines.

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Rocket Park Mini Golf

Explore the science of spaceflight in this nine-hold mini golf course.

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Library Collection Catalog

Take a look at our full online collection catalog. NYSCI members may reserve and renew their materials through this catalog. Happy browsing!

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Recommended Reading

A list of story time books compiled by the Science & Technology librarian.

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Teacher Resources

NYSCI’s Science Technology Library offers educators access to our Teacher Resource collection, which includes lesson plans, activities and curriculum standards.

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Early Childhood & Early Elementary Workshops

Enrich your pre-K – 2 field trip with a workshop on bubbles, buoyancy, color, the five senses or classification.

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Elementary to Middle School Workshops

Enrich your field trip with workshops on sports and physics, microbiology, optical illusions, simple machines, or light and color.

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