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MAY
26

James Fleet Jazz Quintet with Special Guest Steve Cromity

Thu, May 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Adults BPL Outdoors live music music

Celebrate spring with the music of the  James Fleet Jazz Quintet & special guest Steve Cromity in our outside garden. All ages are welcome at this event.

James Fleet  Jazz Quintet with Special Guest Steve Cromity

Libraries Bring Us Together: Celebrating Haitian Culture

Thu, May 26   5:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Cortelyou Library

Kids arts and crafts Bklyn Incubator live music storytime

Join us for free music, dance, food, arts & crafts, and bilingual storytime celebrating Haitian culture in our community! Featuring Julio Jean and Friends. A Brooklyn Public Library Incubator Grant Project with generous funding provided by...

Libraries Bring Us Together: Celebrating Haitian Culture

MAY
27

Children's Program Dance Event-Elaine Gil

Fri, May 27   10:45 am to 11:45 am   Pacific, 2nd Flr Meeting Room

Kids live music music

Dancing to the music. Masks are required for program. Limited group size up to 15. First come, first serve.

 

Children's Program Dance Event-Elaine Gil

MAY
31

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Silly Jazz and Camille!

Tue, May 31   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Kids Events for Youth and Family live music music plaza performances

Come dance along to “silly jazz” with comedian and jazz singer, Camille Harris. Popular songs include: “The Monster Under My Bed,” “Muffin Man,” and “Chopsticks.”

 

Stomp, Clap & Sing with Silly Jazz and Camille!

An Evening of Celtic Harp

Tue, May 31   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Adults after school live music make music ny music

You are invited to take a stroll through the magical realm that is Erika's artistry and music.  A haven of empathy, honesty and joy.

An Evening of Celtic Harp

JUN
1

Live Music on Cadman Plaza

Wed, Jun 1   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Cadman Plaza

Adults bpl 125 BPL Outdoors live music

Your new Brooklyn Heights Library is opening June 8th - let's celebrate together!

Join us at lunch time for live music on Cadman Plaza on Wednesdays! We'll be there - with some giveaways! - to answer any questions about the new...

Live Music on Cadman Plaza

JUN
2

Jack and Friends: Suzi Shelton and Guests!

Thu, Jun 2   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Old Stone House & Washington Park

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors first five years live music music

Join local family performer Suzi Shelton and a whole bunch of amazing guests for a series of free, fun-filled musical performances and amazing giant bubbles. The bubbles start at 10 am and the music begins at 10:30. Geared for families with...

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Jack and Friends: Suzi Shelton and Guests!

Viva el Flamenco!

Thu, Jun 2   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Lots Library

Adults BPL Outdoors dance fitness and classes Events for Youth and Family live music

This is an in person program.

Join Sol “La Argentinita” for a family-friendly production featuring live dance and music in a vibrant and entertaining production full of color, rhythm, and emotions. Explanations and interactive exercises...

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Viva el Flamenco!

JUN
3

New Voices Festival: Confessions III

Fri, Jun 3   7:30 pm to 9:00 pm   Center for Brooklyn History

Adults BPL Presents classical interludes live music

The second New Voices Festival explores our most deeply felt emotions. Works by 13 composers, three of them world-premieres, demonstrate the power of song to lay bare our innermost feelings.

An evening-length “cornucopia of song” from...

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New Voices Festival: Confessions III

JUN
4

A Musical Road Trip of Fun with Suzi Shelton

Sat, Jun 4   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids live music performance stomp clap and sing summer reading

Suzi Shelton is a music and movement specialist, teacher, and family performer. She has been rocking parents and kids alike for over 10+ years in such prestigious venues as Symphony Space and the White House Easter Egg Hunt.

This...

A Musical Road Trip of Fun with Suzi Shelton

Summer Reading Kickoff featuring Louie Miranda

Sat, Jun 4   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids BPL Outdoors live music summer reading summer reading kickoff

YOU'RE INVITED...to the kickoff party for our summer reading bonanza! The library turns 125 this year, and we're going to spend the summer celebrating. Come by the Red Hook branch any time between 11 and 3 to pick up your summer reading materials...

Summer Reading Kickoff featuring Louie Miranda

Sing-Along with Louie

Sat, Jun 4   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors first five years live music summer reading

Come out to the Red Hook library and stomp, clap, and sing with Louie in English and Spanish as part of our Summer Reading Kickoff celebration! This event will be held outdoors, in front of the library, as long as the sun is shining. In the event...

Sing-Along with Louie

You're Invited: Summer Reading Kick Off

Sat, Jun 4   11:00 am to 4:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Kids arts and crafts BPL Outdoors live music

Join the Carroll Gardens Library on June 4th, 2022 for a full day of fun! We will be celebrating the start of Summer Reading with a variety of crafts, giveaways and events including: chalk outdoors, button making, a birthday card making station...

You're Invited: Summer Reading Kick Off

Summer Reading Kick-Off Party At Fort Hamilton!

Sat, Jun 4   11:00 am to 4:00 pm   Fort Hamilton Library

Kids BPL Outdoors live music summer reading summer reading kickoff

Enjoy prizes, games, and live outdoor entertainment with singer Conroy Warren. Dance to a mix of Jazz, Calypso and Reggae in this interactive performance! 

Summer Reading Kick-Off Party At Fort Hamilton!

DJ Passapassa Steve

Sat, Jun 4   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Kings Highway, Meeting Room

Kids all ages live music summer reading kickoff

You're invited to the Summer Reading Kickoff event at Kings Highway library, featuring DJ Passa Passa Steve!

DJ Passapassa Steve

Summer Reading 2022 Kickoff Party: You Are Invited to the Animals Dance Party - Musical Adventure

Sat, Jun 4   12:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Leonard, Garden

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits literacy live music

Save the date for Leonard's Library annual Summer Reading party in the garden. Join us for live music performance and activities  throughout the day. Craft stations, Grab & Go Craft kits, book giveaway, balloons....  ...

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Summer Reading 2022 Kickoff Party: You Are Invited to the Animals Dance Party - Musical Adventure

Summer Reading Block Party, featuring Fyütch

Sat, Jun 4   12:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Street

Kids BPL Outdoors live music saturday storytime storytime

Summer Reading Kickoff Celebration featuring educator, entertainer and empowering artist: Fyütch!

12 pm Kickoff begins with Book and Bake Sale 2 pm Saturday Storytime with Jezz 3 pm Fyütch

This event is sponsored and...

Summer Reading Block Party, featuring Fyütch

Rolie Polie Guacamole

Sat, Jun 4   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids live music summer reading summer reading kickoff

Brooklyn’s kindie titans Rolie Polie Guacamole, have been perfecting their show over the last decade scooping up several Parents’ Choice awards along the way. Their shows incorporate fun, fresh and smart lyrics in a style appealing to kids and...

Rolie Polie Guacamole

Birthday Bash with DJ Passa Passa

Sat, Jun 4   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

Adults Events for Youth and Family live music summer reading kickoff

Celebrate BPL's 125th birthday with dancehall music live with DJ Passa Passa. This event is part of Summer Reading (check the calendar for family programs throughout the day). DJ starts at 2 pm. 

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Birthday Bash with DJ Passa Passa

Sing-Along with Louie

Sat, Jun 4   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids live music music summer reading summer reading kickoff

You're invited! We are excited to welcome musician Louie Miranda for our summer reading 2022 kickoff.

Louie Miranda has been dazzling the hearts of children, parents, and teachers everywhere he goes. He is unique, original, and...

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Sing-Along with Louie

Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats

Sat, Jun 4   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids live music music summer reading summer reading kickoff

Join the Highlawn Library for a very special Summer Kickoff performance by Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats!

Multi-award winning children's artist, Lucy Kalantari, brings delightful jazz age inspired music everyone can enjoy!...

Lucy Kalantari & the Jazz Cats

Summer Reading Kickoff: A Latin Movement Musical Performance

Sat, Jun 4   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brighton Beach Library

Adults bpl 125 live music summer reading

You are invited!

Please joins us in the celebration of our Summer Reading Kick Off Party 2022!

 All ages are welcome!!!!

"The band, and its movement, is today's answer to bringing cultures and musical styles...

Summer Reading Kickoff:  A Latin Movement Musical Performance

Stories from Latin America

Sat, Jun 4   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids live music music summer reading summer reading kickoff

Join us for an afternoon of stories involving sneaky characters who use wit and humor to trick their often bigger and scarier opponents.

Flor Bromley shares the Latino-American experience through her songs and storytelling with...

Stories from Latin America

You're Invited: Rolie Polie Guacamole

Sat, Jun 4   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

Birth to Five Years early literacy live music summer reading kickoff

Help the Carroll Gardens branch kickoff Summer Reading with a live music performance by Rolie Polie Guacamole! Join us for a fun children's concert and help us celebrate BPL's 125th birthday and the start of Summer Reading.

Masks are...

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You're Invited: Rolie Polie Guacamole

JUN
5

Music for Autism Presents: Duo Kayo, Titilayo Ayangade, and Edwin Kaplan

Sun, Jun 5   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

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Music for Autism Presents: Duo Kayo, Titilayo Ayangade, and Edwin Kaplan

Saturday, June 5

2 pm

A Youtube Live Event

Duo Kayo packs a punch with cellist Titilayo Ayangade and violist Edwin Kaplan. With over 15 years...

Music for Autism Presents: Duo Kayo, Titilayo Ayangade, and Edwin Kaplan

JUN
7

Control the Sound Concert

Tue, Jun 7   4:00 pm to 5:30 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Teens & Young Adults live music teen time

Join local Teen band Control the Sound for a free concert in front of the Clinton Hill Library! Show starts at 4:00 P.M. 

 

Taken from https://www.controlthesound.net/: 

"Brooklyn-based...

Control the Sound Concert

JUN
8

BPL 125th: Southeast Brooklyn’s Pop-Up Fair

Wed, Jun 8   12:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library

Adults arts and crafts BPL Outdoors dance fitness and classes kids create

Brooklyn Public Library is celebrating its 125th Anniversary this year! Join us for a series of celebrations around Brooklyn this summer to commemorate this incredible milestone and participate in our Summer Reading program.

Family Craft...

BPL 125th: Southeast Brooklyn’s Pop-Up Fair

BPL 125th: Southeast Brooklyn's Pop-Up Fair

Wed, Jun 8   12:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Brooklyn Public library Midwood Branch

Adults arts and crafts bpl 125 BPL Outdoors dance fitness and classes

The Brooklyn Community is invited to join the branches of BPL's Kings Highway region for an exciting afternoon of creativity and outdoor fun at MIDWOOD LIBRARY! Come early, bring comfortable shoes, and get ready to move yourself around!...

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BPL 125th: Southeast Brooklyn's Pop-Up Fair

BPL Outdoors: Family Fest 2022

Wed, Jun 8   12:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Midwood Library Branch

Adults arts and crafts BPL Outdoors dance fitness and classes kids create

The Brooklyn Community is invited to join the branches of BPL's Kings Highway region for an exciting afternoon of creativity and outdoor fun at MIDWOOD LIBRARY! Come early, bring comfortable shoes, and get ready to move yourself around!...

BPL Outdoors: Family Fest 2022

JUN
9

Jack and Friends: Suzi Shelton and Guests!

Thu, Jun 9   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Old Stone House & Washington Park

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors first five years live music music

Join local family performer Suzi Shelton and a whole bunch of amazing guests for a series of free, fun-filled musical performances and amazing giant bubbles. The bubbles start at 10 am and the music begins at 10:30. Geared for families with...

Jack and Friends: Suzi Shelton and Guests!

Drum Beat Heart Beat

Thu, Jun 9   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Brownsville Library

Teens & Young Adults after school Block Party live music make music ny

Celebrate life with percussionist of Afrikumba Utibé Drummers.  Participants will be engaged heart to heart, through this ancient form of communication to usher in a summer of peace and good vibrations.

Drum Beat Heart Beat

JUN
15

Live Music on Cadman Plaza

Wed, Jun 15   12:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Cadman Plaza

Adults bpl 125 BPL Outdoors live music

Your new Brooklyn Heights Library is opening June 8th - let's celebrate together!

Join us at lunch time for live music on Cadman Plaza on Wednesdays! We'll be there - with some giveaways! - to answer any questions about the...

Live Music on Cadman Plaza

JUN
16

Jack and Friends: Suzi Shelton and Guests!

Thu, Jun 16   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Old Stone House & Washington Park

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors first five years live music music

Join local family performer Suzi Shelton and a whole bunch of amazing guests for a series of free, fun-filled musical performances and amazing giant bubbles. The bubbles start at 10 am and the music begins at 10:30. Geared for families with...

Jack and Friends: Suzi Shelton and Guests!

JUN
21

Get on Board the Freedom Train: A Juneteenth Celebration

Tue, Jun 21   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family Juneteenth live music

The Underground Railroad is one of the most important chapters in American History. This engaging concert of songs, stories and narratives about slavery and the quest for freedom reveals the hope, power and eventually, the triumph that was...

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Get on Board the Freedom Train: A Juneteenth Celebration

Lift Every Voice and Sing: A Juneteenth Celebration

Tue, Jun 21   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Virtual

Adults Juneteenth live music

Reggie Harris has been affiliated with the John F Kennedy Center’s Partners in Education program for over two decades, offering both multimedia performances for students and communities as well as in-depth workshops for educators at all...

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Lift Every Voice and Sing: A Juneteenth Celebration

JUN
23

Jack and Friends: Suzi Shelton and Guests!

Thu, Jun 23   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Old Stone House & Washington Park

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors first five years live music music

Join local family performer Suzi Shelton and a whole bunch of amazing guests for a series of free, fun-filled musical performances and amazing giant bubbles. The bubbles start at 10 am and the music begins at 10:30. Geared for families with...

Jack and Friends: Suzi Shelton and Guests!

JUN
26

Music for Autism Presents: The Fair Trade Trio

Sun, Jun 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

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Music for Autism Presents: The Fair Trade Trio

Saturday, June 26

2 pm

A Youtube Live Event

Our 2020 Spotlight Artists, The Fair Trade Trio – Ashley Windle (violin), Hannah Levinson (viola), and Madeline Fayette (...

Music for Autism Presents: The Fair Trade Trio

JUN
28

Stomp, Clap, and Sing with Hopalong Andrew

Tue, Jun 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Birth to Five Years Events for Youth and Family first five years live music performance

Hopalong Andrew is an American Western and Folk music singer and humorist who revisions classic cowboy and folk songs to playfully reflect city life for urban cowpokes.

Stomp, Clap, and Sing with Hopalong Andrew

JUN
30

Jack and Friends: Suzi Shelton and Guests!

Thu, Jun 30   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Old Stone House & Washington Park

Birth to Five Years BPL Outdoors first five years live music music

Join local family performer Suzi Shelton and a whole bunch of amazing guests for a series of free, fun-filled musical performances and amazing giant bubbles. The bubbles start at 10 am and the music begins at 10:30. Geared for families with...

Jack and Friends: Suzi Shelton and Guests!

Pride on the Plaza: A Teen Band Showcase

Thu, Jun 30   2:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Central Library, Plaza

Teens & Young Adults BPL Outdoors LGBTQ LGBTQ pride month live music

Join us on the Plaza to celebrate Pride with a teen band showcase!

Featuring:

- Control the Sound

- Redout

- Cellarhead

- Keni Noelle 

- Arlo Freedman

- What’s With the Lizards

...

Pride on the Plaza: A Teen Band Showcase

JUL
30

Musical Storytelling with Erin Lee Kelly

Sat, Jul 30   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Borough Park Library, Children's Room

Birth to Five Years Events for Youth and Family everyone is welcome here live music summer reading

Part of our summer live performances Borough Park Summer Reading Event: Erin Lee and the Up Past Bedtime Band 

Get ready to hop, holler, sing along and sneeze along - NYC’s award-winning Erin Lee and the Up Past Bedtime Band are...

Musical Storytelling with Erin Lee Kelly

AUG
20

Kevin and Rich's Recycled Sounds

Sat, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

Kids everyone is welcome here live music

The Recycled Sounds program by percussionists Kevin Nathaniel and Rich Stein is an exciting music-filled journey with jams, stories, dances, and call-and-response that engage the audience in the musical possibilities of items that we might...

Kevin and Rich's Recycled Sounds

AUG
27

Musical Storytelling with Erin Lee Kelly

Sat, Aug 27   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Rugby Library

Birth to Five Years first five years live music music summer reading

Get ready to hop, holler, sing along and sneeze along - NYC’s award-winning Erin Lee and the Up Past Bedtime Band are making funky family music for kids and their grownups. Featuring quirky songs and stories about zany families, field trips,...

Musical Storytelling with Erin Lee Kelly

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