E.g., Apr 26 2018
APR
27

Toddler Story Play

Fri, Apr 27   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Clinton Hill Library

First Five Years storytime

Come and enjoy books, songs, and movement activities followed by toy time for children ages 1 - 4 years old and their caregivers!

Toddler Story Play

Preschool Storytime

Fri, Apr 27   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Cypress Hills Library

First Five Years

Enjoy new and classic picture books, sing favorite songs, and learn new rhymes and fingerplays at our storytime program for children ages 3 to 5 years old with a parent or caregiver. *All groups please call (718) 277-6004 to schedule an...

Preschool Storytime

Story Play

Fri, Apr 27   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Brighton Beach Library

First Five Years kids

Join us for fun stories, songs and play!

Story Play

Build with DUPLO

Fri, Apr 27   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Build with DUPLO First Five Years

Come In and Play with the DUPLOs at your local library

Build with DUPLO

Toddler Story Play

Fri, Apr 27   11:15 am to 12:15 pm   Clinton Hill Library

First Five Years storytime

Come and enjoy books, songs, and movement activities followed by toy time for children ages 1 - 4 years old and their caregivers!

Toddler Story Play

Preschool Storytime

Fri, Apr 27   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

early literacy First Five Years preschool storytime storytime

An early literacy storytime for children 3-5 years old and their caregivers. The program includes 1/2 hour of stories, songs, and rhymes, followed by 1/2 hour of a craft activity and open play session with educational toys.

 
Preschool Storytime

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Fri, Apr 27   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

kids

All RIF members must have a BPL library card to participate in RIF. Receive free books: Receive a free book when you sign up for RIF and free book on your birthday.  Checkout two books every week and receive a free book every third week...

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

APR
28

Saturday Story Time

Sat, Apr 28   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Brighton Beach Library

First Five Years kids

Join us for fun stories, songs and play!

Saturday Story Time

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Apr 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

First Five Years kids Saturday Storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Spellbound Theatre: Free Family Art Day

Sat, Apr 28   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

First Five Years

Join us for a morning of art activities and creative play, including a special pop-up performance of "Stand Clear of the Closing Doors, Please"!

Free Family Art Days are opportunities to play, imagine, and explore...

Spellbound Theatre: Free Family Art Day

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Apr 28   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Coney Island Library

art and crafts First Five Years kids storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.  All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Apr 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Bedford Library

First Five Years kids

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Apr 28   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

First Five Years kids Saturday Storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Whirling Dervish/Tanoura & Saiidi Stick Dance/Tahtib

Sat, Apr 28   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   New Utrecht Library

DIA! Everyone is Welcome Here First Five Years kids

This spectacular continuous spinning is part of a special meditation of the Sufis. Yasser presents the Egyptian version. It is merely symbolic of the original Sufi dance and its main purpose is for entertainment. The bright colors, exciting music...

Whirling Dervish/Tanoura &  Saiidi Stick Dance/Tahtib

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Apr 28   2:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

First Five Years kids Saturday Storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Apr 28   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Canarsie Library

First Five Years kids Saturday Storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.  All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Apr 28   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Clinton Hill Library

First Five Years Saturday Storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

APR
30

Build with Duplo

Mon, Apr 30   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Build with DUPLO First Five Years

Music and free play with DUPLOs and other toys. For children 0 to 5 years old. 

Build with Duplo

Build with Blocks

Mon, Apr 30   11:00 am to 11:30 am   New Utrecht Library

early literacy First Five Years

Kids age 0-5 and their caregivers can join us for open building and play. Make new structures, new friends, and support early literacy through play!

*Caregivers must remain with their child for the duration of this program*

Build with Blocks

DIA! Diversity in Action: Story & Craft

Mon, Apr 30   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

art and crafts DIA! Everyone is Welcome Here First Five Years

Join us for a reading of Roseanne Thong's Round is a Tortilla, followed by a tortilla painting activity! (Ages 3 & up)

Día! Diversity in Action is a celebration that emphasizes the importance of literacy for children of all...

DIA! Diversity in Action: Story & Craft

MAY
1

Toddler Time

Tue, May 1   10:15 am to 10:45 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

early literacy First Five Years storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers. For ages 18-36 months. There are two...

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Tue, May 1   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Canarsie Library

First Five Years storytime

Enjoy stories and play. 18 to 36 months.

For more resources for you and your toddler, click here.

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Tue, May 1   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

early literacy First Five Years storytime toddler time

The more you read, sing and talk with toddlers, the more they learn! Have fun hearing great picture books read aloud and playing with other children during this program dedicated to active toddlers. For ages 18-36 months. There are two...

Toddler Time

Preschool Storytime

Tue, May 1   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Highlawn Library

First Five Years preschool storytime

Story time for children ages 3 to 5 years. Come enjoy some stories, songs, finger plays and an activity.

Preschool Storytime

Babies & Books

Tue, May 1   1:30 pm to 2:15 pm   Park Slope Library

Babies & Books First Five Years storytime

Lap songs, fingerplays, board books and playtime for our littlest pre-readers! This program is for non-walking infants under 1 year old and their caregivers.

Online registration is required and will be open 24 hours before the event. Only...

Babies & Books

Story Play

Tue, May 1   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

First Five Years storytime

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes and songs for children from birth to 5 years old! 

Story Play

MAY
2

Babies and Books

Wed, May 2   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

early literacy First Five Years

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. For ages 0-18 months. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and...

Featured Event
Babies and Books

Babies and Books

Wed, May 2   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

early literacy First Five Years

It’s never too early to introduce your baby to books! Hear delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, play with toys, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. For ages 0-18 months. There are two sessions, one at 10:00 and...

Featured Event
Babies and Books

Babies and Books

Wed, May 2   11:00 am to 11:45 am   New Lots Library

First Five Years

You're never too young to get introduced to the wonder and joy of reading. Come join us for a special, interactive storytime with songs, rhymes, puppets, and of course, books. Come meet up with other babies, parents, and caregivers in the...
Babies and Books

Toddler Time

Wed, May 2   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kensington Library

early literacy First Five Years storytime toddler time

Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays, action rhymes, movement, shakers and scarves during this library time dedicated to active toddlers ages 18 months - 3 years and their caregivers. Reading, singing and playing are all important early...

Toddler Time

Babies and Books

Wed, May 2   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Babies & Books First Five Years

Storytime for babies birth - 18 months. It's never too early to introduce your baby to books! Come hear some delightful stories, learn fun songs and rhymes, and meet other families and caregivers in your neighborhood. 

Babies and Books

Babies & Books

Wed, May 2   1:30 pm to 2:15 pm   Park Slope Library

Babies & Books First Five Years storytime

Lap songs, fingerplays, board books and playtime for our littlest pre-readers! This program is for non-walking infants under 1 year old and their caregivers.

Online registration is required and will be open 24 hours before the event. Only...

Babies & Books

MAY
3

Story Play

Thu, May 3   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Crown Heights Library

First Five Years storytime

Come enjoy stories, rhymes and hands-on activities at this fun and educational program. Explore a different theme every week! For ages 18 months – to 5 years (with a caregiver). Daycares and preschools are also encouraged to attend in groups....

Story Play

Toddler Time

Thu, May 3   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

First Five Years storytime toddler time

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes, playtime and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk, first come...

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Thu, May 3   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

First Five Years storytime toddler time

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes, playtime and songs! Specifically tailored for toddlers who are walking independently. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk, first come...

Toddler Time

Babies & Books

Thu, May 3   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Babies & Books First Five Years

Join us for books, fingerplays, rhymes, playtime and songs! Specifically tailored for babies who are not walking independently yet. Space is limited; tickets are required and will be given out beginning at 10:00 AM at the information desk,...

Babies & Books

Build with DUPLO

Thu, May 3   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Macon Library

Build with DUPLO First Five Years

Kids ages 0-5 with carers are invited to join us to build and create with LEGO DUPLO!

Build with DUPLO

Russian Storytime России История Время

Thu, May 3   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

First Five Years multilingual storytime Russian Russian Storytime

Приглашаем детей и родителей ! Рассказы и песни на русском языке

Join us for stories and songs in Russian for children and their parents or caregivers.

Russian Storytime России История Время

MAY
4

Story Play

Fri, May 4   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Brighton Beach Library

First Five Years kids

Join us for fun stories, songs and play!

Story Play

Build with DUPLO

Fri, May 4   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Build with DUPLO First Five Years

Come In and Play with the DUPLOs at your local library

Build with DUPLO

Musical Toddler Yoga Storytime

Fri, May 4   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

First Five Years music storytime Yoga

Join us for a musical toddler yoga storytime. Pick up a free ticket the morning of the program at the children's desk.

Featured Event
Musical Toddler Yoga Storytime

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Fri, May 4   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

kids

All RIF members must have a BPL library card to participate in RIF. Receive free books: Receive a free book when you sign up for RIF and free book on your birthday.  Checkout two books every week and receive a free book every third week...

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

MAY
5

Saturday Story Time

Sat, May 5   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Brighton Beach Library

First Five Years kids

Join us for fun stories, songs and play!

Saturday Story Time

Saturday Storytime

Sat, May 5   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

First Five Years kids Saturday Storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, May 5   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Coney Island Library

art and crafts First Five Years kids storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.  All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, May 5   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Bedford Library

First Five Years kids

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, May 5   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

First Five Years kids Saturday Storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, May 5   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Canarsie Library

First Five Years kids Saturday Storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.  All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, May 5   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Clinton Hill Library

First Five Years Saturday Storytime storytime

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud. All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

MAY
7

Build with Duplo

Mon, May 7   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Build with DUPLO First Five Years

Music and free play with DUPLOs and other toys. For children 0 to 5 years old. 

Build with Duplo

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