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Public Events

Upcoming In-Person Workshops

Upcoming In-Person Workshops

ArchForKids leads public programs in libraries, museums and community organizations in the NYC metro area.  All library programs are FREE.

If you would like to bring ArchForKids to your community – live or virtual format – please contact us at hello@archforkids.com or +1 (914) 200-3646

NYC Workshops

11 July

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4:00 - 5:30 PM

QPL Hunters Point Library| 47-40 Center Blvd, Queens, NY 11109

Underwater Habitats

at Queens Public Library – Hunters Point Branch

Learn about the different animals that live underwater. From tidal pools to the deep sea, explore the different ecosystems before creating a model of the habitat suitable for your favorite marine animal!

Recommended for children ages 5 and up, caregivers welcome.

13 July

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3:30 - 5:00 PM

396 Clinton St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Storybook Castles

at Brooklyn Public Library – Carroll Gardens Branch

Learn about the architecture and history of castles and build your own fairytale inspired version!

Recommended for children ages 5 and up, caregivers welcome.

There is no registration but there will be a capicity limit for this event. Masks are required. 

14 July

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2:00 - 3:30 PM

QPL Discovery Center| 89-11 Merrick Blvd, Queens, NY 11432

Underwater Habitats

at Queens Public Library – Central Branch (Discovery Center)

Learn about the different animals that live underwater. From tidal pools to the deep sea, explore the different ecosystems before creating a model of the habitat suitable for your favorite marine animal!

Recommended for children ages 5 and up, caregivers welcome.

Yonkers Public Library Workshops

7 July

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2:00 - 3:30 PM

Riverfront Library| One Larkin Center, Yonkers 10701

Underwater Habitats

at Yonkers Public Library – Riverfront Branch

Learn about the different animals that live underwater. From tidal pools to the deep sea, explore the different ecosystems before creating a model of the habitat suitable for your favorite marine animal!

Recommended for children ages 5 and up, caregivers welcome.

14 July

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2:30 - 4:00 PM

Will Library| 1500 Central Park Ave, Yonkers, NY 10710

Underwater Habitats

at Yonkers Public Library – Grinton I. Will Branch

Learn about the different animals that live underwater. From tidal pools to the deep sea, explore the different ecosystems before creating a model of the habitat suitable for your favorite marine animal!

Recommended for children ages 5 and up, caregivers welcome.

21 July

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2:00 - 3:30 PM

Riverfront Library| One Larkin Center, Yonkers 10701

Mermaid Village

at Yonkers Public Library – Riverfront Branch

Explore the world of mermaids and other mythical sea creatures! Design an underwater village that suits their unique needs.

Recommended for children ages 5 and up, caregivers welcome.

Westchester & Elsewhere Workshops

28 June

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6:30 - 8:00 PM

Nanuet Public Library| 149 Church Street, Nanuet NY

Lost City of Atlantis

at Nanuet Public Library 

Imagine an ancient city full of towering spires, grand halls and palatial homes deep underwater on the ocean floor. Create your own version of this mythical city!

Recommended for children ages 5 and up, caregivers welcome. Register by clicking the library link.

29 + 30 June

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2:00 - 5:00 PM

Harrison Public Library| 2 Bruce Ave, Harrison, NY

Floating Cities Mini Camp

at Harrison Public Library

Imagine a floating city situated in the middle of the sea. How would it stay afloat? What types of buildings and homes would it include? How many people would live there?  Design a city to answer those questions in this 2-day mini camp. Made possible by a Arts Alive grant from ArtsWestchester

Recommended for children ages 5 and up, caregivers welcome.

New Rochelle Summer Workshop Series

Throughout July and August we will be leading a series of workshops in collaboration with the New Rochelle Public Library to support the summer reading theme – Oceans of Possibilities. The series will include 7 workshops at the Main Branch of NRPL and 7 workshops at the Huguenot Children’s Library

For more details, check out the session information below or visit the NRPL Calendar

 

Underwater Habitats

at New Rochelle Public Library

Learn about the different animals that live underwater. From tidal pools to the deep sea, explore the different ecosystems before creating a model of the habitat suitable for your favorite marine animal!

Recommended for children ages 5 and up, caregivers welcome.

12 July

Main Branch

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2:00 - 3:30 PM

1 Library Plaza (Lawton Street and Huguenot Street) New Rochelle, NY 10801

13 July

Huguenot Children's Library

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2:30 - 4:00 PM

794 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10804

Design a Floating City

at New Rochelle Public Library

Imagine a floating city situated in the middle of the sea. How would it stay afloat? What types of buildings and homes would it include? How many people would live there? Become a maritime urban planner and design a city to answer those questions and more!

Recommended for children ages 5 and up, caregivers welcome.

19 July

Main Branch

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2:00 - 3:30 PM

1 Library Plaza (Lawton Street and Huguenot Street) New Rochelle, NY 10801

20 July

Huguenot Children's Library

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2:30 - 4:00 PM

794 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10804

Mermaid Village

at New Rochelle Public Library

Explore the world of mermaids and other mythical sea creatures! Design an underwater village that suits their unique needs.

Recommended for children ages 5 and up, caregivers welcome.

26 July

Main Branch

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2:00 - 3:30 PM

1 Library Plaza (Lawton Street and Huguenot Street) New Rochelle, NY 10801

27 July

Huguenot Children's Library

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2:30 - 4:00 PM

794 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10804

Coral Reef Ecosystems

at New Rochelle Public Library

Learn about reef-building corals and how important they are to the health of oceanic habitats. Discover the variety of marine wildlife that call these reef systems home and create your own coral reef system!

Recommended for children ages 5 and up, caregivers welcome.

2 August

Main Branch

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2:00 - 3:30 PM

1 Library Plaza (Lawton Street and Huguenot Street) New Rochelle, NY 10801

3 August

Huguenot Children's Library

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2:30 - 4:00 PM

794 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10804

The Lost City of Atlantis

at New Rochelle Public Library

Imagine an ancient city full of towering spires, grand halls and palatial homes deep underwater on the ocean floor. Create your own version of this mythical city!

Recommended for children ages 5 and up, caregivers welcome.

9 August

Main Branch

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2:00 - 3:30 PM

1 Library Plaza (Lawton Street and Huguenot Street) New Rochelle, NY 10801

10 August

Huguenot Children's Library

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2:30 - 4:00 PM

794 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10804

Hospitable Houseboat Homes

at New Rochelle Public Library

Transform a milk carton or box into a fabulous home on the water!

Recommended for children ages 5 and up, caregivers welcome.

16 August

Main Branch

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2:00 - 3:30 PM

1 Library Plaza (Lawton Street and Huguenot Street) New Rochelle, NY 10801

17 August

Huguenot Children's Library

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2:30 - 4:00 PM

794 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10804

Danger Island

at New Rochelle Public Library

Design your very own danger island located in the middle of a vast ocean! Will you create a volcanic island, a pirate stronghold, or a land filled with steep cliffs or secret traps? 

Recommended for children ages 5 and up, caregivers welcome.

23 August

Main Branch

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2:00 - 3:30 PM

1 Library Plaza (Lawton Street and Huguenot Street) New Rochelle, NY 10801

24 August

Huguenot Children's Library

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2:30 - 4:00 PM

794 North Avenue, New Rochelle, NY 10804

Don’t see any programs in your area?

On-Demand Programs & Mentoring

ArchForKids offers mentoring and on-demand workshops. Book a program on a topic of your choice. We offer in-person sessions in NYC and Hudson Valley are and virtual sessions for anywhere. 

Learn more about these options here.