Did you bring your “bouncing babies”, toddlers, children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews to one of the many Story Time events at the libraries this week or just set them on your lap to read in your own space and at your own pace? There is nothing more comforting than reading to a child who is attentive, excited about turning the pages, excited about each part of the story and what comes next. My favorite memories were reading to my son, niece, nephew, grandchildren and accompanying them to the library reading and craft sessions. The librarians are adept at keeping their attention piqued and afterwards engaging the kiddies in a craft activity. Don’t miss out on this special bonding opportunity with your children. Visit the New York Public Library site:
I hope you, my gentle readers, had a blessed and joyous Christmas, Kwanzaa (12/26-1/1) and/or Boxing Day (12/26) for those of you who live in the U.K.
Did you attend the Property Tax Exemption Event sponsored by Councilman Steve Matteo at the JCC on Thursday. If you disagree with your Notice of Property Value (NOPV) or Assessed Value, you have the right to appeal to the New York City Tax Commission by 3/15/19. To file an appeal, visit the Tax Commission at www.nyc.gov/html/taxcomm, download TC108 and TC108INS forms and mail in your appeal before 3/15/19.
Did you take your family to Con Edison Family Science Night: Planetary Science at the Greenbelt Nature Center, build a Gingerbread House at the Stapleton Library or make toys at the