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Kids Create Outdoors

Tue, Aug 16   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids BPL Outdoors kids create summer reading

Register at the Customer Service Desk the week before the event.

Kids Create Outdoors

Sunny Songsters at Clinton HIll

Tue, Aug 16   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors first five years live music

Come out for our special series of outdoor events for kids this summer.

The original music of the Sunny Songsters brings children on an exciting musical voyage filled with instruments, scarves, bubbles, activity-based...

Sunny Songsters at Clinton HIll

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Storytime in the Park

Wed, Aug 17   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Monarch Garden

Kids BPL Outdoors kids create kids explore storytime

Listen and grow through stories, songs, movement, play and experiences in nature!

Physical distancing will be encouraged Masks are not required, but encouraged for any close contact activities Bring your own chair or blanket. Limited...
Storytime in the Park

Outdoor Storytime

Wed, Aug 17   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years babies & books BPL Outdoors storytime summer reading

Join us for an outdoor storytime in the Youth Wing garden space. 

Outdoor Storytime

Toddler Time

Wed, Aug 17   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Red Hook Library

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors first five years storytime toddler time

Reading, singing, fingerplays, and puppets! Toddler time takes place in person each Wednesday morning at 11:00 in the Red Hook library's program room. All are welcome!

 

Toddler Time

All-Ages Storytime

Wed, Aug 17   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bushwick Library

Kids all ages BPL Outdoors storytime

Join us on Wednesday afternoons this summer (after free Summer Meals!) for an all-ages storytime. We'll read from a selection of new and classic picture books, with something for everyone—babies through tweens.

Storytimes may be held...

All-Ages Storytime

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Teen/tween rooftop garden hangout

Thu, Aug 18   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Greenpoint, Demonstration Garden

Teens & Young Adults BPL Outdoors environment gardening teen time

Join us for open hours in the Greenpoint Library Demonstration Garden! Teens & tweens only.

Register
Teen/tween rooftop garden hangout

Summer Crafternoons

Thu, Aug 18   3:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Kings Highway Library

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts BPL Outdoors creative aging summer reading

Artists and craftspeople ages 9+ (including tweens, teens, adults, and older adults) are invited to make art at the library this summer in a series of Crafternoons!  Please do join us in the Downstairs Meeting Room at Kings Highway Library...

Summer Crafternoons

DIY - outdoors

Thu, Aug 18   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Teens & Young Adults BPL Outdoors DIY teen time

Be Creative!

DIY for Teens Outdoors This LIVE, in-person outdoors event will be held (weather permiting) at Red Hook Library's outdoor seating area *DIY Events may be held in Red Hook Library's back garden....

DIY - outdoors

Seniority!

Thu, Aug 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults BPL Outdoors live music music

Back by popular demand, the blues group Seniority will return to the Clinton Hill Library Summer Concert 2022 series. Their vocalists and musicians will make you want to sing and brighten up your day!

All are welcome!

This is...

Seniority!

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Outdoor Storytime at Cortelyou Library

Fri, Aug 19   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors first five years storytime toddler time

Join us for a fun storytime out on the plaza, weather permitting! Enjoy songs, rhymes and read-alouds with your little ones.   

Outdoor Storytime at Cortelyou Library

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2022 Small Press Flea (SPF22)

Sat, Aug 20   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Adults book sale BPL Outdoors BPL Presents small business

Small Press Flea (SPF) makes its return to the steps of the Brooklyn Public Library's Central Branch at Grand Army Plaza for another beautiful August day with your favorite local publishers and magazines.

This year's SPF promises to...

2022 Small Press Flea (SPF22)

$1 Book Sale: Sponsored By Friends of Sheepshead Bay Library

Sat, Aug 20   11:00 am to 4:00 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults book sale BPL Outdoors Friends of the Library library advocacy

NEW HOURS:

Monday 11:00am to 3:00pm
Tuesday 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Wednesday 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday 11:00am to 3:00pm
Saturday 11:00am to 4:00pm

Open for Summer 2022!...

$1 Book Sale: Sponsored By Friends of Sheepshead Bay Library

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Outdoor Storytime

Mon, Aug 22   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years babies & books BPL Outdoors storytime summer reading

Join us for an outdoor storytime in the Youth Wing garden space. 

Outdoor Storytime

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Folktales from Around the World

Tue, Aug 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Windsor Terrace Library

Kids BPL Outdoors Events for Youth and Family summer reading closing celebration

Every country from Albania to Zaire has it's own tales - in this program we will hear stories from all over the globe that are filled with wonder and fun! 

This program will be held outside by the rosebush.  Feel free to bring a...

Folktales from Around the World

Kids Create Outdoors

Tue, Aug 23   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids BPL Outdoors kids create summer reading

Register at the Customer Service Desk the week before the event.

Kids Create Outdoors

Storytime in the Garden

Tue, Aug 23   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids BPL Outdoors storytime

An all-ages storytime on Tuesday afternoons, to be held in the Red Hook library's back garden, weather permitting! This storytime will be mainly geared toward ages 3-8, with longer picture book and easy reader read-alouds. 

Storytime in the Garden

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Storytime in the Park Cancelled

Wed, Aug 24   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Monarch Garden

Kids BPL Outdoors kids create kids explore storytime

Storytime in Brower Park with Jezz will be on vacation this week! Be sure to join us next week for Tammy Hall "True and Funny Tales For, By, and About Women"

Listen and grow through stories, songs, movement, play and experiences in nature...

Storytime in the Park

Outdoor Toddler Time - Windsor Terrace

Wed, Aug 24   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Windsor Terrace Library

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors Events for Youth and Family first five years summer reading

Bring a chair, beach blanket or towel and join Ms. Olivia for stories, songs and fingerplays outside by the rosebush.

Please park strollers inside the library in the stroller parking area.

In bad weather we will hold two identical...

Outdoor Toddler Time - Windsor Terrace

Outdoor Storytime

Wed, Aug 24   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years babies & books BPL Outdoors storytime summer reading

Join us for an outdoor storytime in the Youth Wing garden space. 

Outdoor Storytime

Bubbles the Silly Entertainer

Wed, Aug 24   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids bpl 125 BPL Outdoors summer reading summer reading closing celebration

Join us outside for a Summer Reading 2022 Celebration featuring performer Elaine Gill, also known as Bubbles the Silly Entertainer. Bubbles will have you and your entire family dancing, moving and grooving! For kids, toddlers and pre-K!

...

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Bubbles the Silly Entertainer

Toddler Time

Wed, Aug 24   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Red Hook Library

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors first five years storytime toddler time

Reading, singing, fingerplays, and puppets! Toddler time takes place in person each Wednesday morning at 11:00 in the Red Hook library's program room. All are welcome!

 

Toddler Time

Volunteers for Wildlife present Radical Reptiles

Wed, Aug 24   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Park Slope, Garden

Kids BPL Outdoors Events for Youth and Family middle school science summer reading

Participants can learn all about what makes a reptile, a reptile! What special features and adaptations allow these incredible animals to survive in the wild? What reptile species call Long Island home?

In this interactive program,...

Volunteers for Wildlife present Radical Reptiles

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You're invited!! Brighton Summer Reading Closing party

Thu, Aug 25   1:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Kids bpl 125 BPL Outdoors Events for Youth and Family performance

Summer Reading 2022 at BPL has come to an end. Let's celebrate all the wonderful reading we did over the Summer !

Join us for an afternoon of fun activities for All ages, With a throw back 80's theme inspired.

The line up of...

You're invited!!  Brighton Summer Reading Closing party

Party on the Plaza

Thu, Aug 25   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Teens & Young Adults BPL Outdoors music teen time

TEENS! Join us for a Party on the Plaza to celebrate all the amazing things Brooklyn teens have done this year! Festivities will include music, book giveaways, prize drawings, and more.

 

Party on the Plaza

Teen/tween rooftop garden hangout

Thu, Aug 25   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Greenpoint, Demonstration Garden

Teens & Young Adults BPL Outdoors environment gardening teen time

Join us for open hours in the Greenpoint Library Demonstration Garden! Teens & tweens only.

Teen/tween rooftop garden hangout

Summer Crafternoons

Thu, Aug 25   3:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Kings Highway Library

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts BPL Outdoors creative aging summer reading

Artists and craftspeople ages 9+ (including tweens, teens, adults, and older adults) are invited to make art at the library this summer in a series of Crafternoons!  Please do join us in the Downstairs Meeting Room at Kings Highway Library...

Summer Crafternoons

FunikiJam Music World Tour

Thu, Aug 25   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Kids bpl 125 BPL Outdoors Events for Youth and Family summer reading closing celebration

You are Invited!

All Ages are Welcome!

Summer Reading Fun!

Happy 125th Birthday BPL!!!!

Cultural Adventure!

When Captain Jam and the Agents of Jam launch a musical mission to promote Rocking Around The...

FunikiJam Music World Tour

DIY - outdoors

Thu, Aug 25   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Teens & Young Adults BPL Outdoors DIY teen time

Be Creative!

DIY for Teens Outdoors This LIVE, in-person outdoors event will be held (weather permiting) at Red Hook Library's outdoor seating area *DIY Events may be held in Red Hook Library's back garden....

DIY - outdoors

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Outdoor Storytime at Cortelyou Library

Fri, Aug 26   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors first five years storytime toddler time

Join us for a fun storytime out on the plaza, weather permitting! Enjoy songs, rhymes and read-alouds with your little ones.   

Outdoor Storytime at Cortelyou Library

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Shakespeare in the Park Ticket Giveaway!

Sat, Aug 27   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Adults BPL Outdoors humanities and art performance

Stop by the Bay Ridge library (table outside) from 12:00pm until 2:00pm (or when tickets run out) to get free "Shakespeare in the Park" tickets! 

To pre-register for tickets before coming to the library, click here: https://...

Shakespeare in the Park Ticket Giveaway!

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Outdoor Storytime

Mon, Aug 29   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years babies & books BPL Outdoors storytime summer reading

Join us for an outdoor storytime in the Youth Wing garden space. 

Outdoor Storytime

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Kids Create Outdoors

Tue, Aug 30   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids BPL Outdoors kids create summer reading

Register at the Customer Service Desk the week before the event.

Kids Create Outdoors

Storytime in the Garden

Tue, Aug 30   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids BPL Outdoors storytime

An all-ages storytime on Tuesday afternoons, to be held in the Red Hook library's back garden, weather permitting! This storytime will be mainly geared toward ages 3-8, with longer picture book and easy reader read-alouds. 

Storytime in the Garden

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Storytime in the Park: True and Funny Tales For, By, and About Women

Wed, Aug 31   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Monarch Garden in Brower Park

Kids bpl 125 BPL Outdoors music storytime

You're Invited to listen to storyteller, Tammy Hall, present a vibrant mesh of true and funny tales for, by and about women at this installment of our weekly series of Storytimes in the Park!

Please RSVP to get updates in the...

Register
Storytime in the Park: True and Funny Tales For, By, and About Women

Outdoor Toddler Time - Windsor Terrace

Wed, Aug 31   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Windsor Terrace Library

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors Events for Youth and Family first five years summer reading

Bring a chair, beach blanket or towel and join Ms. Olivia for stories, songs and fingerplays outside by the rosebush.

Please park strollers inside the library in the stroller parking area.

In bad weather we will hold two identical...

Outdoor Toddler Time - Windsor Terrace

Toddler Time

Wed, Aug 31   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Red Hook Library

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors first five years storytime toddler time

Reading, singing, fingerplays, and puppets! Toddler time takes place in person each Wednesday morning at 11:00 in the Red Hook library's program room. All are welcome!

 

Toddler Time

Summer Reading Closing Celebration

Wed, Aug 31   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

Kids BPL Outdoors Events for Youth and Family kids create summer reading

Stop by the Bay Ridge library (outside in front of the building) on Wednesday, August 31st between 2:00 pm-4:00 pm and pick up a free book, bag, stickers, and more! We'll also be having an art activity at 3:00 pm. Come on by and say goodbye to...

Summer Reading Closing Celebration

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Teen/tween rooftop garden hangout

Thu, Sep 1   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Greenpoint, Demonstration Garden

Teens & Young Adults BPL Outdoors environment gardening teen time

Join us for open hours in the Greenpoint Library Demonstration Garden! Teens & tweens only.

Teen/tween rooftop garden hangout

New Lots Back to School Bash

Thu, Sep 1   2:30 pm to 5:30 pm   New Lots Library

Kids community partner BPL Outdoors arts and crafts magic show

Join us for a fun filled afternoon at the New Lots Library's Back to School Bash.

Featuring Local East New York author, Danielle Fairbairn-Bland reading her newst book Nia's Summer Vacation in the Caribbean at 3:00pm and "Amazing Ken...

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New Lots Back to School Bash

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Kids Create Outdoors

Tue, Sep 6   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids BPL Outdoors kids create summer reading

Register at the Customer Service Desk the week before the event.

Kids Create Outdoors

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Storytime in the Park

Wed, Sep 7   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Monarch Garden

Kids BPL Outdoors kids create kids explore storytime

Listen and grow through stories, songs, movement, play and experiences in nature!

Physical distancing will be encouraged Masks are not required, but encouraged for any close contact activities Bring your own chair or blanket. Limited...
Storytime in the Park

Outdoor Toddler Time - Windsor Terrace

Wed, Sep 7   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Windsor Terrace Library

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors Events for Youth and Family first five years summer reading

Bring a chair, beach blanket or towel and join Ms. Olivia for stories, songs and fingerplays outside by the rosebush.

Please park strollers inside the library in the stroller parking area.

In bad weather we will hold two identical...

Outdoor Toddler Time - Windsor Terrace

Toddler Time

Wed, Sep 7   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Red Hook Library

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors first five years storytime toddler time

Reading, singing, fingerplays, and puppets! Toddler time takes place in person each Wednesday morning at 11:00 in the Red Hook library's program room. All are welcome!

 

Toddler Time

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Teen/tween rooftop garden hangout

Thu, Sep 8   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Greenpoint, Demonstration Garden

Teens & Young Adults BPL Outdoors environment gardening teen time

Join us for open hours in the Greenpoint Library Demonstration Garden! Teens & tweens only.

Teen/tween rooftop garden hangout

DIY - outdoors

Thu, Sep 8   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Teens & Young Adults BPL Outdoors DIY teen time

Be Creative!

DIY for Teens Outdoors This LIVE, in-person outdoors event will be held (weather permiting) at Red Hook Library's outdoor seating area *DIY Events may be held in Red Hook Library's back garden....

DIY - outdoors

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Crown Heights Presents Story Time @Wingate Park

Fri, Sep 9   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Wingate Park

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors first five years storytime

Join us for outdoor story time at the Wingate Park playground at the corner of Brooklyn Avenue and Rutland Road. We’ll cover our traditional repertoire of stories, rhymes and songs... but outside! This is a fun and educational program for...

Crown Heights Presents Story Time @Wingate Park

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Volunteers for Wildlife: Owl Discovery Program

Sat, Sep 10   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Kids BPL Outdoors Events for Youth and Family everyone is welcome here

Volunteers for Wildlife returns with due to popular demand! Meet live owls and get an in-depth look into the fascinating world of these common-but seldom seen-local inhabitants! Enjoy up-close observation of their amazing nocturnal hunting...

Volunteers for Wildlife: Owl Discovery Program

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Storytime in the Park Cancelled

Wed, Sep 14   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Monarch Garden

Kids BPL Outdoors kids create kids explore storytime

We're prepareing to get into Back to School mode, so Storytime will unfortunately be cancelled on this day. We will continue Storytimes in Brower Park until the weather seems inhospitable.

Listen and grow through stories, songs, movement...

Storytime in the Park

Toddler Time

Wed, Sep 14   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Red Hook Library

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors first five years storytime toddler time

Reading, singing, fingerplays, and puppets! Toddler time takes place in person each Wednesday morning at 11:00 in the Red Hook library's program room. All are welcome!

 

Toddler Time

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