Macy's Sunday Story Time: A Year in Brooklyn

Sun, January 6th, 2013 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 4 - 7.

Each week New-York Historical Society educators read one to two engaging picture books around a theme. The themes are related to New York City, American history, current holidays, or new exhibitions.

Want to know what it is like to live in the most populous borough in New York City? Six-year-old Michelle shares what she looks forward to every year in I Live in Brooklyn. After the story, share what your favorite parts of the year are in your neighborhood!

I Live in Brooklyn by Mari Takabayashi

Macy's Sunday Story Time: New Year in New York City

Sun, December 30th, 2012 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 4 - 7.

Each week New-York Historical Society educators read one to two engaging picture books around a theme. The themes are related to New York City, American history, current holidays, or new exhibitions.

The best way to start a new year is surrounded by friends! Cecil the snake wants to be at the same party as all of his friends, but the invitations say that guests should wear shoes. Come to story hour to find out the important lesson that Cecil learns during his quest for the perfect New Year’s Eve outfit.

Macy's Sunday Story Time: St. Nicholas Visits for Christmas

Sun, December 23rd, 2012 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 4 - 7.

Each week New-York Historical Society educators read one to two engaging picture books around a theme. The themes are related to New York City, American history, current holidays, or new exhibitions.

'Twas story hour at the New-York Historical Society and not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse! That’s because everyone loves listening to this classic Christmas poem. After reading about old St. Nick, head upstairs to view the desk where Clement Clark Moore may have written A Visit from St. Nicholas.

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Colonial Tea Party

Sun, December 16th, 2012 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 4 - 7.

Each week New-York Historical Society educators read one to two engaging picture books around a theme. The themes are related to New York City, American history, current holidays, or new exhibitions.

On December 16th, 239 years ago, a group of people destroyed over 90,000 pounds of tea in protest of the British tax policy and monopoly on tea. We often learn about the Boston Tea party, but who were the Sons of Liberty? Hear the opinions of different Patriots in Kay Winters’ book Colonial Voices.

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Hanukkah

Sun, December 9th, 2012 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 4 - 7.

Each week New-York Historical Society educators read one to two engaging picture books around a theme. The themes are related to New York City, American history, current holidays, or new exhibitions.

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Edison’s Inventions

Sun, December 2nd, 2012 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 4 - 7.

Each week New-York Historical Society educators read one to two engaging picture books around a theme. The themes are related to New York City, American history, current holidays, or new exhibitions.

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Building Manhattan

Sun, November 25th, 2012 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 4 - 7.

Each week New-York Historical Society educators read one to two engaging picture books around a theme. The themes are related to New York City, American history, current holidays, or new exhibitions.

How much did Manhattan change in the past 400 years? From hills to skyscrapers, see how building a city is an everlasting commitment!

Building Manhattan by Laura Vila

Macy's Sunday Story Time: The Macy's Parade

Sun, November 18th, 2012 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 4 - 7.

Each week New-York Historical Society educators read one to two engaging picture books around a theme. The themes are related to New York City, American history, current holidays, or new exhibitions.

When was the first Macy’s Parade and how did it get started? Learn how immigrants living in New York City helped shape a unique tradition that Americans still enjoy today.

Milly and the Macy’s Parade by Shana Corey

Sunday Story Hour: H is for Honor

Sun, November 11th, 2012 | 11:30 am

What does it mean to be a veteran? As we honor those who have served, we will also learn about the people that give never-ending support to veterans—their families.
Free with Museum admission. Recommended for ages 4 – 8.

H is for Honor: A Military Family Alphabet by Devin Scillian

Macy's Sunday Story Time: Elections!

Sun, November 4th, 2012 | 11:30 am

Recommended for children ages 4 - 7.

Each week New-York Historical Society educators read one to two engaging picture books around a theme. The themes are related to New York City, American history, current holidays, or new exhibitions.

What would you do if you were elected President? Enjoy your imaginary Presidential responsibilities, challenges, and benefits, and then visit the Voting Pavilion to learn even more about elections.

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