North Babylon Public Library

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Sustainable Certification

The North Babylon Public Library has recently completed the Sustainable Library Certification Program. This program sponsored by the New York Library Association and the Sustainable Libraries Initiative is the first program of its kind in the world to assist libraries of all types – public, academic, and school – to assess their opportunities to make better choices on behalf of the local and global community.

North Babylon Public Library Certification Press Release

Narwhal, Unicorn of the Sea

Narwhal, Unicorn of the Sea
Pre-K-through Fifth Grade

Explore the mysterious whale that fueled one of the greatest myths of all – the narwhal!  Learn all about these elusive creatures and how their tusks inspired legends of unicorns.  Have fun making your own narwhal friend!   Program presented by the Whaling Museum of Cold Spring Harbor.

Materials List for Craft:  1 paper plate; scissors; glue stick or tape; markers, crayons, or colored pencils; googly eyes (or draw on eyes.)  Enjoy your narwhal!

Narwhal, Unicorn of the Sea Craft Instructions

This program will be available through Monday, December 14, 2020.

Turkey on the Town

Turkey on the Town
Pre-K through Fifth Grade

Help the farmer find the turkey by using scientific facts about turkeys to locate him before it is too late! Create your own turkey craft using simple materials.

Materials List for Craft:
1 Coffee Filter (or substitute plain paper folded/cut into a fan shape)
washable markers/crayons; 1 sheet each of brown, orange, red construction paper (or color in plain paper)
2 wiggle eyes (or draw, color, and cut out eyes from regular paper)
glue stick
1 small water spray bottle (optional).

Happy Turkey!