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JUN
23

Drag Queen Story Hour

Sat, Jun 23   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

drag queen story hour First Five Years lgbtq pride month storytime

What do drag queens and children have in common? They love dressing up and all things sparkly and fancy! Drag Queen Story Hour captures the imagination and play of the gender fluidity in childhood and celebrates the diversity of the ways kids...

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Drag Queen Story Hour

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Sat, Jun 23   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 Storytime!

Sat, Jun 23   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!

Volunteers for Wildlife presents Living with Wildlife

Sat, Jun 23   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Canarsie Library

exhibitions performance stem & steam summer reading

In this children's program you will meet some of the reptiles, mammals and birds that call Long Island home! You'll get to meet Ezzy the Muscovy Duck, Wyatt the Eastern Gray Squirrel, Hercules the Eastern Box Turtle, and Mikey the Corn Snake...

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Volunteers for Wildlife presents Living with Wildlife

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jun 23   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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jun 23   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, Jun 23   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

JUN
25

Adult Book Discussion: Miller's Valley by Anna Quindlen

Mon, Jun 25   3:15 pm to 4:15 pm   Dyker Library

book discussion summer reading

Join us for the book discussion of "Miller's Valley", by Anna Quindlen at Dyker Library.

Adult Book Discussion: Miller's Valley by Anna Quindlen

Game On!

Mon, Jun 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 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!

DIY: Fiber Arts

Mon, Jun 25   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Canarsie Library

arts and crafts diy Fiber Arts summer reading

Join us for our monthly Fiber Arts program! We create various fiber-inspired projects together.

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DIY: Fiber Arts

Teen Tech Time

Mon, Jun 25   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

JUN
26

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Tue, Jun 26   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)

Story Play

Tue, Jun 26   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Jamaica Bay Library

Story Play summer reading

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

Story Play

Story Play with RIF

Tue, Jun 26   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

Preschool Storytime

Tue, Jun 26   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.

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Preschool Storytime

Kids Create: SCHOOL'S OUT!

Tue, Jun 26   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

arts and crafts Kids Create summer reading

Today is the LAST DAY OF SCHOOL!

How are we going to celebrate?! Let's have a party! Maybe listen to some tunes, do some fun arts and crafts, and a light research project (just kidding).

Kids Create: SCHOOL'S OUT!

JUN
27

Free Summer Meals

Wed, Jun 27   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

Babies and Books

Wed, Jun 27   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Highlawn Library

babies & books First Five Years summer reading

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

Free Summer meals

Wed, Jun 27   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

Free Summer meals

Wed, Jun 27   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

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Wed, Jun 27   3:00 pm to 6:00 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)

Drawing Club for Teens

Wed, Jun 27   3:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Gravesend Library

arts and crafts summer reading

Come draw, trace, or color in a laid-back environment. Draw manga or whatever you like! We supply sketchbooks, tracing paper, coloring sheets, and colored pencils.

 

Drawing Club for Teens

DIY Tween/Teen Arts and Crafts

Wed, Jun 27   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

Kids Create: Musical Craft

Wed, Jun 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

arts and crafts Kids Create summer reading

Today our craft will be Books & Beats-themed.

Kids Create is geared for children ages 6-12.  Bring your creativity and a smile! 

Children under 6 should be accompanied by an adult.

Please be prompt....

Kids Create: Musical Craft

Summer Reading: Book BINGO!

Wed, Jun 27   6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   New Lots Library

summer reading

Summer Reading is officially here! Join us for a night of fun and freebies at… Book BINGO! The rules are simple: Get a BINGO! - win free books! We’re excited to give away Advanced Reader Copies of some great new titles. Enjoy music as well as...

Summer Reading: Book BINGO!

JUN
28

Free Summer Meals

Thu, Jun 28   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

Thu, Jun 28   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

Free Summer meals

Thu, Jun 28   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

Family Arts & Crafts

Thu, Jun 28   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

arts and crafts summer meals summer reading

Kids and their parents or caregivers are invited to make a fun craft they can take home! All supplies provided. This program takes place after our free summer meal (for kids 18 and under), so come spend the afternoon with us!

Family Arts & Crafts

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Thu, Jun 28   3:00 pm to 6:00 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)

Summer Jam Book Club!

Thu, Jun 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Washington Irving Library

book club book discussion summer reading

Summer Jam book club will meet weekly and read one picture book and a chapter book from the BPL Summer Jam summer reading books. Children will be able to earn stickers towards completing the BPL summer reading challenge. They will also be able to...

Summer Jam Book Club!

Teen Time: Analog Games

Thu, Jun 28   3:15 pm to 4:15 pm   Dyker Library

summer reading teen time

Teens and tweens are invited to play games with a musical theme. You'll decide axactly what we'll play. You can choose from a drawing game, a musical version of freeze tag, or a dancing game.

Teen Time: Analog Games

Teen Tech Time

Thu, Jun 28   3:30 pm to 4:45 pm   Gravesend Library

summer reading TechKnowledge

Do you want to explore new and old games? Join our Teen Tech Time program where you can play various games in a friendly competitive environment. Bring friends or make new friends!

Teen Tech Time

Build with KEVA

Thu, Jun 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Jamaica Bay Library

stem & steam summer reading

Come build structures, ramps, entire landscapes, whatever you can think of with these fun stackable building planks. It's a great engineering exercise!

Build with KEVA

Library Lab: Dowel Kit Constructions

Thu, Jun 28   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Canarsie Library

library lab stem & steam summer reading

Create your own construction with 3-foot wooden dowels and rubber bands!

Library Lab: Dowel Kit Constructions

JUN
29

Joe The Magic Man

Fri, Jun 29   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Cypress Hills Library

summer reading

Come check out the magic show at the Cypress Hills Library  We are happy to have Joe the Magic Man!!!

Joe The Magic Man

Free Summer Meals

Fri, Jun 29   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

Fri, Jun 29   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

Free Summer meals

Fri, Jun 29   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

Just Sing! Karaoke

Fri, Jun 29   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids Tech Time summer reading TechKnowledge Teen Tech Time

In honor of our Summer Reading theme, Books & Beats, we will be hosting karaoke Fridays all summer long. Join us and sing your favorite song! Kids & teens are welcome.

Just Sing! Karaoke

Teen Time: For Teens By Teens

Fri, Jun 29   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Gravesend Library

arts and crafts diy stem & steam summer reading

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

Teen Time: For Teens By Teens

JUN
30

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)

Sat, Jun 30   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 Storytime!

Sat, Jun 30   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

Sat, Jun 30   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

Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jun 30   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, Jun 30   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

JUL
2

Free Summer Meals

Mon, Jul 2   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, Jul 2   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, Jul 2   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, Jul 2   1:15 pm to 3:15 pm   Flatbush Library

Free Summer Meals Movies Movies at the Library summer reading

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

This event is free for kids 0-18.

Jem and the Holograms (2015) 118 minutes - PG

A teen's singing video goes viral and catapults her and her band into...

Meals and Movies

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