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Blast from the Past: Tiny Incubator Babies: The Coney Island Attraction

Like many children growing up in busy families, sometimes I had to go into work with my dad. I loved it! My dad worked in a big city hospital and when we got there, he would guide me through the labyrinth of hallways to the neonatal intensive care unit where he parked me in front […]


This is Little New-Yorkers

Little New-Yorkers is an interactive 45-minute story-time program for children ages 3-5 at the DiMenna Children’s History Museum (DCHM). We meet every Tuesday and Friday at 3:30 in the Barbara K. Lipman Children’s History Library. When the children arrive, they will be invited to play with historic toys, like wooden blocks, Jacob’s ladders, even George […]



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