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How and why do communities change over time? Find out by joining the Museum at Eldridge Street for a reading of Virginia Lee Burton's timeless and award winning book, The Little House. This beautifully illustrated book shows how changes come and go but some things remain. Afterwards we will create our own community of little houses (or apartment buildings). 

This program is intended for children aged 4-8 and their caregivers.

Materials needed:

1) Brown paper lunch bag, but other paper bags can work as well
2) Construction Paper
3) Markers or Crayons
4) Glue or Paste
5) Some old newspaper, or tissue paper
6) Stapler

Culture Pass is a program for cardholding patrons of New York City’s public libraries, the Brooklyn Public Library, New York Public Library, and Queens Public Library. Support for Culture Pass is provided by The New York Community Trust, Charles H. Revson Foundation, Stavros Niarchos Foundation, and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. To learn more, visit

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