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Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Sat, Aug 18   11:00 am to 4:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

reading is fundamental summer reading

For all children with a library card. Choose a FREE RIF book when you sign up. Earn more FREE RIF books by borrowing and returning library books. Ask your Librarian for more information

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Saturday Stories

Sat, Aug 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bay Ridge Library

saturday storytime summer reading

Storytime for all ages, come and read your favorites!

Saturday Stories

Saturday Storytime!

Sat, Aug 18   11:30 am to 12:15 pm   Spring Creek Library

saturday storytime summer reading

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

Saturday Storytime!

Saturday Storytime:Preschool

Sat, Aug 18   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

first five years saturday storytime story play storytime

Come and enjoy storytime with family and friends! Ages 3 to 5 years

Saturday Storytime:Preschool

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 18   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Highlawn Library

saturday storytime summer reading

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

Saturday Storytime

Build with LEGO

Sat, Aug 18   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Red Hook Library

build with lego summer reading

Calling Master Builders and Emmets alike*! Build with LEGO Saturday afternoons.

Plus, special for Summer Reading 2018: keep what you build! (While supplies last.)

*See: The LEGO Movie

Build with LEGO

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

saturday storytime summer reading

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud!

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 18   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

saturday storytime summer reading

Stories, songs, and play for kids of all ages.

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 18   2:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

saturday storytime storytime summer reading

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.

All ages welcome!

Saturday Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Aug 18   2:30 pm to 3:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

saturday storytime storytime summer reading

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

Saturday Storytime

Chess Workshop

Sat, Aug 18   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Central Library, Youth Wing

summer reading

Perfect your game with the help of an instructor, and play with friends!

Chess Workshop

Summer Tutoring

Sat, Aug 18   2:30 pm to 4:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

homework help summer reading

If you are in grades 2-5 we have tutors who can help you with Math & ELA. Free!

Summer Tutoring

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StoryPlay w/First RIF

Mon, Aug 20   10:15 am to 11:00 am   Paerdegat Library

story play summer reading

Brief storytime with FREE playtime with toys for ages Birth to 5yrs with caregivers.

StoryPlay w/First RIF

Kids Explore: Writing

Mon, Aug 20   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Cypress Hills Library

kids explore summer reading writing workshop

Writing is all around us! Explore the fun of reading and writing in this interactive six week program for school age kids. Each session will include a read-aloud and activity introducing a different kind of writing. Join us for one session, or...

Kids Explore: Writing

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Mon, Aug 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

babies & books storytime summer reading

 Babies, Toddlers & Moms:Join us for an interactive storytime featuring books, songs and fingerplays with playtime afterward.

Babies & Books with Reading is Fundamental

Kids Explore: Writing

Mon, Aug 20   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Cypress Hills Library

kids explore summer reading writing workshop

Writing is all around us! Explore the fun of reading and writing in this interactive six week program for school age kids. Each session will include a read-aloud and activity introducing a different kind of writing. Join us for one session, or...

Kids Explore: Writing

StoryPlay

Mon, Aug 20   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Paerdegat Library

story play summer reading

Brief storytime followed by free play time with toys at your local Library.

This program includes a Reading is Fundamental book distribution. 

 

StoryPlay

Story Play w/FirstRIF

Mon, Aug 20   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Paerdegat Library

story play summer reading

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

This program includes a Reading is Fundamental book distribution. 

Story Play w/FirstRIF

Kids Dance Party

Mon, Aug 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Cortelyou Library

summer reading kids explore

Do you know how to dance the Floss? What about the airplane? Watch youtube dance videos and learn some new moves while getting some exercise in our Monday morning Kids Dance Party. Play the floor piano, too! For children ages 6 and up.

Kids Dance Party

Free Summer Meals

Mon, Aug 20   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

free summer meals summer reading

Free lunch for kids and teens, ages 18 and under, served from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm.

Free Summer Meals

Free Summer meals

Mon, Aug 20   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Kensington Library

summer meals summer reading

Serving free lunch to kids & teens 18 years and under during the summer.  Enjoy Delicious Sandwiches, Tasty Salads, Fresh Fruit, Cold ...  Come and enjoy delicious meals with friends.

Free Summer meals

Free Summer meals

Mon, Aug 20   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Gerritsen Beach Library

summer meals summer reading

Serving free lunch to kids & teens 18 years and under during the summer.  Enjoy Delicious Sandwiches, Tasty Salads, Fresh Fruit, Cold ...  Come and enjoy delicious meals with friends.

Free Summer meals

Meals and Movies

Mon, Aug 20   1:15 pm to 3:15 pm   Flatbush Library

family movie free summer meals summer reading

Join us Mondays for Summer Meals and a family-friendly midday movie.

This event is free for kids 0-18.

Meals and Movies

Family Movie

Mon, Aug 20   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

movies at the library summer reading

Watch a Family Fun Movie at the same time with family and friends at your local Library.

Family Movie

Free Summer Meals

Mon, Aug 20   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

free summer meals summer reading

Free lunch for children and teens ages 18 and younger. 

The meal may be complemented with activities for youth.

Free Summer Meals

Family Movie

Mon, Aug 20   1:15 pm to 2:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

family movie free summer meals summer reading

Come In and Watch a Family Fun Movie EVERY DAY during Free Summer Meals at your local Library

Family Movie

Library Lab: Experiments in Sound

Mon, Aug 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Coney Island Library

library lab summer reading

Explore Music using Innovative Techniques!

Library Lab: Experiments in Sound

Summer Jam: International Music Festival

Mon, Aug 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

music summer reading

Come In and Jam with your local Library through our own creative music program.

Summer Jam: International Music Festival

Game On!

Mon, Aug 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Midwood Library

game on! summer reading table-top & board games

Choose from a variety of board games to play with while making new friends.

Ages 5 and up.

Game On!

Summer Jam: Karaoke

Mon, Aug 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

summer jam summer reading

Come In and Sing your Favorite Song during our Karaoke every Thursday

Summer Jam: Karaoke

Game On!

Mon, Aug 20   2:15 pm to 3:15 pm   New Utrecht Library

game on! summer reading

Board games for kids and teens. Play a game with a friend or make a new one!

 

Game On!

Reading Buddies

Mon, Aug 20   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Bay Ridge Library

summer reading

Our Summer Book Buddies want to hang out and read with you. Kids of all ages are invited to share their favorite titles or new finds with our teen volunteers. Read to a Book Buddy! Ask them to read a story to you! If you read a book you love,...

Reading Buddies

Game On!

Mon, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

game on! summer reading

Jenga, Sorry, Uno, Dominoes, Trouble, Monopoly, Scrabble, card games, Battleship and many more at the library - come play with friends and have a blast!

Game On!

Just Dance

Mon, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Gravesend Library

gaming summer reading techknowledge

Shake, Shake, Shake to the music!!!

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Just Dance

Library Lab

Mon, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

stem & steam summer reading

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) program for ages 6-12 years old.

Library Lab

Library Lab

Mon, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Paerdegat Library

library lab summer reading

A STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) program for youth

Library Lab

DIY Tween/Teen Arts and Crafts

Mon, Aug 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

arts and crafts summer reading

Join us for a fun filled hour or arts and crafts!  Bring out your creative side!

DIY Tween/Teen Arts and Crafts

Teen Tech Time

Mon, Aug 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

summer reading techknowledge teen tech time

Join us to play on our Playstation 4 or our new technology!

Teen Tech Time

Tween Time: For Tweens By Tweens

Mon, Aug 20   4:15 pm to 5:00 pm   Gravesend Library

arts and crafts diy stem & steam summer reading

Grades 5-7. Join the team of friendly kids to plan and do activities in the library. Come by yourself or with friends. Suggest whatever programs you like! Contact Gravesend Library for more information.

Tween Time: For Tweens By Tweens

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Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Aug 21   10:00 am to 5:45 pm   Spring Creek Library

reading is fundamental summer reading

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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Toddler Time

Tue, Aug 21   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Highlawn Library

first five years storytime summer reading

Come In and Have FUN with New and Old Friends through song and play @ your local Library.

Toddler Time

Babies & Books

Tue, Aug 21   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Bay Ridge Library

babies & books first five years storytime summer reading

A program for very young readers (Birth-18 months) and their caregivers. Enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and play. TICKETS REQUIRED FOR ADMISSION! Please call library for further details.   http://www.bklynlibrary.org/first5years/
Babies & Books

Story Play

Tue, Aug 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

first five years story play summer reading

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

Story Play

End of Summer Festival with Music and Dance by Conroy Warren

Tue, Aug 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

arts and crafts music summer reading summer reading closing celebration

Help us celebrate another successful season of Summer Reading with an interactive morning of music, art, and dancing! Conroy Warren will get you moving with songs  from the West Indian and American tradition...

End of Summer Festival with Music and Dance by Conroy Warren

Story Play with RIF

Tue, Aug 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

first five years story play summer reading

Join us for stories, singing, and playtime!

Story Play with RIF

Toddler Time

Tue, Aug 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Bedford Library

early literacy storytime summer reading 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. (18-36 months)

Toddler Time

Story Play: Books and Beats

Tue, Aug 21   11:00 am to 11:30 am   New Utrecht Library

story play summer reading

Young kids and their families are invited to join us for a music-focused storytime. Join us to sing, dance, and make music!

Story Play: Books and Beats

Babies & Books

Tue, Aug 21   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Bay Ridge Library

babies & books first five years storytime summer reading

A program for very young readers (Birth-18 months) and their caregivers. Enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and play. TICKETS REQUIRED FOR ADMISSION! Please call library for further details.   http://www.bklynlibrary.org/first5years/
Babies & Books

Preschool Storytime

Tue, Aug 21   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Highlawn Library

first five years summer reading

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

Preschool Storytime

Free Summer Meals

Tue, Aug 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

free summer meals summer reading

Free lunch for kids and teens, ages 18 and under, served from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm.

Free Summer Meals

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