“What Kind of Friend are You? Take the Colorblind Quiz!”

Author Leah Harper Bowron and her book, Colorblind: A Novel, tells the story of Lisa, a 6th grade girl who dealt with bullies and racism in the 1960s. She has developed a new online quiz (because who doesn’t love online quizzes?) for middle schoolers up to adults: “What Kind of Friend are You? Take the […]

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Bookworm Wednesdays at Showcase Cinemas

Showcase Cinemas has a great incentive for kids to read throughout the summer. Every Wednesday from July 5th to July 26th, Farmingdale Multiplex Cinemas and Island 16 Cinema De Lux presents Bookworm Wednesdays, a rewarding program designed to encourage summer reading. Kids who bring a book report (downloadable on Showcase’s website and available at a […]

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Scholastic Summer Reading RV at Denton Avenue School

Today, we had such a fun time at Denton Avenue Elementary School in New Hyde Park. The students got a chance to enjoy activities, receive prizes, speak with one of Scholastic’s wonderful authors and even meet some familiar characters from books we all know and love.

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Interactive Story Time – The Snowy Day

We had a great time sharing The Snowy Day, by Ezra Jack Keats with our little friends at the Sweetbriar Nature Center yesterday!  Thank you to all the families who braved the cold weather to join us for our monthly interactive story time.

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Author Spotlight- Michael Schaier

 Michael Schaier is not only a local Long Island author but he is also the owner and head certified professional dog trainer of Michael’s Pack. “To all who are genuine dog lovers, the animals are far more than cute and cuddly creatures: they are our children. And deserve that designation as much as any other […]

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National Grandparents Day with Strega Nona

If you know Momee Friends, you know we love to CELEBRATE, and this weekend there is a great cause to celebrate.  Sunday, September 13, 2015 marks the 37th anniversary of National Grandparents Day.

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How much sugar is in your kid’s lunch box?

It’s that time of year again, back to school lunches. Yay, I can’t wait! OK, maybe that’s a tiny exaggeration. But you should actually get a little excited. Packing lunches means we get back to an eating routine. I know my family has been all over the place with food this summer. A few extra […]

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Inside Out Library – Sachem

We are always on the lookout for treasures within our community, and as we wrap up Inside Out Week, we invite you to check out the Inside Out Garden at the Sachem Public Library in Holbrook. 

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Author Spotlight: Stephanie Shulman

Stephanie Shulman is a local Momee Friend and teacher who has published two great children’s books The Nose Pickers and Monster Bash when she is not writing she is a 1st grade school teacher. Any child will love her books and I highly recommend them.

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