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DEC
11

Toddler Time with RIF

Tue, Dec 11   10:00 am to 11:00 am   McKinley Park Library

Birth to Five Years first five years reading is fundamental toddler time

An hour of fun songs, stories and toys with other toddlers. Space is limited, registration is required before attending the program - please speak to a staff member at the Customer Service Desk. Ages 18-36 months

Toddler Time with RIF

Toddler Time

Tue, Dec 11   10:15 am to 10:45 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years 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, Dec 11   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Canarsie Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Enjoy stories and play. 18 to 36 months.

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Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Tue, Dec 11   10:30 am to 1:15 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Story time for toddlers 18 months to 3 years. Come and enjoy books, finger plays, songs and toy time. 

Toddler Time

Kids Create! First 5 Years

Tue, Dec 11   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Clinton Hill Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

Join other little artists in creative exploration with a new art project every week!

Kids Create! First 5 Years

Story Play

Tue, Dec 11   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

Birth to Five Years first five years story play

Brief storytime followed by free play time with toys for ages birth to 5.

Story Play

Story Play with RIF

Tue, Dec 11   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Birth to Five Years first five years summer reading story play

Join us for stories, singing, and playtime!

Story Play with RIF

Toddler Time

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

Birth to Five Years 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

Litttle Scientists

Tue, Dec 11   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years first five years stem & steam

Come and explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math through stories, music, hands-on exploration, and play with your young child.

Litttle Scientists

Babies & Books

Tue, Dec 11   1:30 pm to 2:15 pm   Park Slope Library

Birth to Five Years 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

Kids Create: Toddler/Pre-K Art

Tue, Dec 11   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years preschool

Encourage your child's creativity and curiosity with fun art activities. At each session we will explore a fun project designed for young children under the age of five.

Kids Create: Toddler/Pre-K Art

DEC
12

Babies and Books

Wed, Dec 12   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

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...

Babies and Books

Babies and Books

Wed, Dec 12   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Central Library, Youth Wing

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

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...

Babies and Books

Babies & Books

Wed, Dec 12   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Crown Heights Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime

Fingerplays, tummy-time and books, Oh My! A special half-hour of stories, rhymes and songs geared specifically for the youngest children who are not yet walking.

Only pre-walkers will be admitted. Please be mindful of our age limits, they...

Babies & Books

Toddler Time

Wed, Dec 12   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years 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, Dec 12   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years 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, Dec 12   1:30 pm to 2:15 pm   Park Slope Library

Birth to Five Years 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....

Babies & Books

Build with DUPLO

Wed, Dec 12   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years preschool

Come get creative and build with DUPLO blocks while socializing with other toddlers and their caregivers.

Ages 18 months to 5 years.

Build with DUPLO

DEC
13

Babies & Books with RIF

Thu, Dec 13   10:00 am to 11:00 am   McKinley Park Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years reading is fundamental

Babies & Books for ages birth to 18 months with RIF book distribution. Space is limited, registration is required before attending the program - please speak to a staff member at the Customer Service Desk.

Babies & Books with RIF

Story Play

Thu, Dec 13   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Crown Heights Library

Birth to Five Years 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

Babies and Books

Thu, Dec 13   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Windsor Terrace Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime

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.

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Babies and Books

Toddler Time with Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Dec 13   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years 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 with Reading is Fundamental

Toddler Time with RIF

Thu, Dec 13   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   McKinley Park Library

Birth to Five Years first five years reading is fundamental toddler time

An hour of fun songs, stories and toys with other toddlers. Space is limited, registration is required before attending the program - please speak to a staff member at the Customer Service Desk. Ages 18-36 months

Toddler Time with RIF

Build with DUPLO

Thu, Dec 13   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Midwood Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years stem & steam

Come get creative and build with DUPLO blocks while socializing with other toddlers and their caregivers.

Ages 18 months to 5 years.

Build with DUPLO

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Dec 13   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years

Join us for books, bounces, 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, first...

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Thu, Dec 13   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years

Join us for books, bounces, 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, first...

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Babies & Books

Thu, Dec 13   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Storytime for infants and toddlers ages 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 & Books

Build with DUPLO

Thu, Dec 13   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Macon Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Children ages 0-5 and carers join us for building time with DUPLO!

Build with DUPLO

Russian Storytime России История Время

Thu, Dec 13   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime 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

DEC
14

Story Play

Fri, Dec 14   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Clinton Hill Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Come and enjoy books, songs, and movement activities followed by toy time for children ages 1 - 5 years old and their caregivers!

Story Play

Children's Open Play

Fri, Dec 14   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Gerritsen Beach Library

Birth to Five Years first five years toddler time

Come join us in our children's space for open play! Toys, tents, and oh so much fun!

Children's Open Play

Preschool Storytime

Fri, Dec 14   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Cypress Hills Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

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

Build with DUPLO

Fri, Dec 14   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

Birth to Five Years build with duplo first five years

Come In and Play with the DUPLOs at your local library. For ages 2-5.

Build with DUPLO

Story Play

Fri, Dec 14   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Brighton Beach Library, Auditorium

Birth to Five Years first five years story play storytime toddler time

Stories, rhymes, and songs for children ages 1 to 5.

Story Play

Cantonese Storytime

Fri, Dec 14   10:30 am to 11:30 am   McKinley Park, Meeting Room

Birth to Five Years chinese first five years multilingual storytime storytime

come visit us and sing songs and hear stories in Cantonese! (Space is limited; get your ticket at the customer service desk. First come, first served.) 

Cantonese Storytime

Story Play

Fri, Dec 14   11:15 am to 12:30 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

Come and enjoy books, songs, and movement activities followed by toy time for children ages 1 - 5 years old and their caregivers!

Story Play

Reading is Fundamental(RIF)

Fri, Dec 14   2:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids bookish first five years

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)

DEC
15

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 15   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime saturday storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 15   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Bay Ridge Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime

Come read stories, sing songs, and have fun at our Saturday Storytime program! All ages welcome.

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 15   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years first five years russian saturday storytime

Join us for stories and songs in Russian for children and their parents or caregivers. Приглашаем детей и родителей ! Рассказы и песни на русском языке.

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 15   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Kensington Library

Birth to Five Years first five years russian saturday storytime

Join us for stories and songs !

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 15   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Kings Bay Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 15   11:30 am to 12:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 15   12:00 pm to 12:45 pm   New Lots Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 15   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Coney Island Library

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 15   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Bedford Library

Birth to Five Years first five years

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

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 15   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Mapleton Library

Birth to Five Years first five years saturday storytime story play storytime

Afternoon storytime at Mapleton Branch.

Saturday Storytime

Build with Lego and Duplo

Sat, Dec 15   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Sunset Park Library

Kids build with duplo first five years

Enjoy a Lego and Duplo program for kids up to age 12.

Build with Lego and Duplo

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Dec 15   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Canarsie Library

Kids first five years saturday storytime storytime

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

Saturday Storytime

DEC
16

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

Sun, Dec 16   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime

**This program takes place at the Giant Wash Laundromat at 795 Rockaway Avenue.**

Laundromats aren’t just for washing clothes. You can talk, read, sing, write, and play here too!

Come join a BPL children’s librarian who...

Family Storytime at the Laundromat!

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