NYC-based community resources, events, tips and support all in one place, every Monday morning. 
Covid OMH Emotional Support Helpline:
NYC Suicide Prevention Hotline
1-888-NYC-WELL (1-888-692-9355)
Crisis Text Hotline:
Text HOME to 741741
PunkinFutz stands with the black and brown communities in the United States to demand an end to the devastating, pervasive, systematic racism in our country.  #bethechange 

O U T D O O R   A C T I V I T I E S 

Pumpkin Picking at Decker Farm
Saturdays & Sundays in October
11:00 am - 5:00 pm - 435 Richmond Hill Rd. Staten Island
Tickets required.  Per person $6 in advance on line, $8 at the gate.
More information available here.


ADAPT Community Network's Family Connect Summit
Adapt is a terrific resource and this free day starts at 9 am TODAY (10/20), so don't wait to check it out.  Excellent topics including how and where to access resources.  Free registration required.  Register here.  
Our PunkinPlaySpace was awarded Creative Child Magazine's 2019 Toy of the Year!  It makes a terrific gift.  #buydifferently
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L I B R A R Y   R E S O U R C E S

Brainfuse is Free with a NYPL Card!
Online tutoring available through your library card.  Homework help, writing lab, Spanish language support.  Sign up here.  

125 Books for Teens
NYPL  recommendations for young adult reading.  Check them out here.

40 Books about Elections
Find NYPL's recommended election reading list for teens here.

Libraries are open!
Find out how to access the public library resources you need through the Grab-and-Go programs at the New York Public Library.  Learn how here.

A  B I T   O F   F U N

OK, I am terrified of roller coasters, but this one I have "ridden" dozens of times!  Wait for it!  The ride starts around a minute into the video and lasts 90 seconds.  Soooo much fun!  Be sure to look around - especially at the face of the guy on your right :-)