A fond farewell!I will be leaving NYSCI after 6.5 years at the end of June for a position as school librarian in Manhattan.   Getting to know our library visitors has been the best part of my life here in Corona.  So many different types of families and schools… many coming from around the globe.Thank you for enriching my life with your eagerness and friendship!Best wishes,Rebecca ReitzRRRLibrarian@gmail.com

A fond farewell!
I will be leaving NYSCI after 6.5 years at the end of June for a position as school librarian in Manhattan. 
Getting to know our library visitors has been the best part of my life here in Corona.  So many different types of families and schools… many coming from around the globe.
Thank you for enriching my life with your eagerness and friendship!

Best wishes,
Rebecca Reitz
RRRLibrarian@gmail.com

Today’s featured book:Baby Whales Drink Milk by Barbara Juster Esbensen.  Part of the excellent series: Let’s Read and Find out about Science. This books describes the behavior of the humpback whale, with an emphasis on the fact that it is a mammal and shares the characteristics of other mammals.

Today’s featured book:
Baby Whales Drink Milk by Barbara Juster Esbensen.  Part of the excellent series: Let’s Read and Find out about Science. This books describes the behavior of the humpback whale, with an emphasis on the fact that it is a mammal and shares the characteristics of other mammals.

Today’s featured book

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

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 kid-friendly tips for a greener world.

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 kid-friendly tips for a greener world.

Today’s featured book:  A butterfly is patient by Dianna Hutts Aston, illustrated by Sylvia Long.The creators of the award-winning An Egg Is Quiet and A Seed Is Sleepy have teamed up again to create this introduction to the world of butterflies. From iridescent blue swallowtails and brilliant orange monarchs to the worlds tiniest butterfly (Western Pygmy Blue) and the largest (Queen Alexandra’s Birdwing), an incredible variety of butterflies are celebrated here in all of their beauty and wonder.

Today’s featured book:  A butterfly is patient by Dianna Hutts Aston, illustrated by Sylvia Long.
The creators of the award-winning An Egg Is Quiet and A Seed Is Sleepy have teamed up again to create this introduction to the world of butterflies. From iridescent blue swallowtails and brilliant orange monarchs to the worlds tiniest butterfly (Western Pygmy Blue) and the largest (Queen Alexandra’s Birdwing), an incredible variety of butterflies are celebrated here in all of their beauty and wonder.

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 research.

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 research.

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 first half of the twentieth century. Presented in graphic format.

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 first half of the twentieth century. Presented in graphic format.

Today’s featured book: 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.

When a gorgeous spot is needed to film an interview with our CEO, Dr. Margaret Honey, where do they set up? The library of course! This will be part of a film to be shown at this year’s fund-raising annual Gala. (by Oak Tree Films)

When a gorgeous spot is needed to film an interview with our CEO, Dr. Margaret Honey, where do they set up? The library of course!
This will be part of a film to be shown at this year’s fund-raising annual Gala. (by Oak Tree Films)

Today’s featured book: In honor of 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.

Today’s featured book: In honor of 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.