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Today’s featured book: Hi, Koo! : a year of seasons

Today’s featured book Hi, Koo! : a year of seasons presented by Koo and Jon J Muth. Haiku poems about the four seasons.

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Today’s featured book: Curious George plants a tree

Today’s featured book: Curious George plants a tree by Monica Perez, illustrated in the style of H.A. Rey by Anna Grossnickle Hines. The mischievous monkey learns about protecting the environment by planting trees and recycling paper. Includes tips on conserving energy and resources. With 20…

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Today’s Featured book: DNA by Alvin Silverstein

Today’s featured book: DNA by Alvin Silverstein. For grades 5-8. Explains the structure and function of DNA, including how heredity works, how scientists read code, and the treatment of diseases caused by genetic errors, and discusses relevant scientific

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Today’s featured book: Jonas Salk and the polio vaccine

Today’s featured book: Jonas Salk and the polio vaccine by Katherine Krohn ; illustrated by Al Milgrom. An account of Dr. Jonas Salk’s work to find a vaccine to prevent polio, a deadly disease that had been plaguing the U.S. and other countries throughout the…

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Locomotive by Brian Floca

This Caldecott medal winner details what the first passengers experienced as they traveled West on the transcontinental railroad in the summer of 1869. Available now in the library.

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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. Alan Friedman, the late Director of the NY Hall of Science, collaborated with Carol Donley, a literary critic, in order to assess the impact of the revolution in physical…

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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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Meet Poet Gustavo Rivera

Meet poet Gustavo Rivera, and read and write poems about science. 2:30 pm. Free with NYSCI admission.

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Meet Author & Photographer Elliott Kaufman

Meet Elliott Kaufman, author of the photography book, Numbers Everywhere. Kaufman will read from his book at 2:30 and 3:30 pm in the Science Technology Library. Free with NYSCI admission.

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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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Science Story Time

Gather around and hear a story about a bat that loves to listen in during story time. Free with NYSCI admission.

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The Library at NYSCI

Greetings from the Library at NYSCI! Offering a warm and welcoming environment that is conducive to learning, we invite you to stop by to peruse our collection of over 10,000 books, dvds and teacher resources. These STEM materials (science, technology, engineering and math) include science…

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