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Space! The Cosmos for Kids (A Summer Reading Program) at Inwood NYPL

Come celebrate the end of Summer Reading and get everything you need to make reading rock! Space! The Cosmos For Kids is a techno-space-dance-party for kids and teens. Each song includes dancing, music technology and information about our solar system to a thumping beat. Audience members will meet aliens from outer space, talk about the different characteristics of the eight planets, sing karaoke, participate in a rap battle about the sun and learn about the differences between revolution and rotation. Each song in the 45-minute show is accompanied by hands-on, visual, and sensory experiences designed to help kids learn and have fun at the same time. Best for ages 5 and older.  Presented by Turtle Dance Music

Drummin’ Into Summer: Percussion from Latin America and Beyond! (A Summer Reading Program) at Fort Washington NYPL

Come celebrate the end of Summer Reading and get everything you need to make reading rock! Escape the city this summer with a rhythmic trip around the world! Using his collection of exotic instruments, percussionist Rex Benincasa explores the tropical rhythms of Latin America, the Caribbean, and beyond, and demonstrates how these beats have shaped and been shaped by other cultures. This highly interactive workshop is a cultural celebration! Best for ages 3 and older with parent/caregiver.  Presented by Urban Stages