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JUN
15

Stomp, Clap, and Sing with Shine and the Moonbeams

Tue, Jun 15   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years Events for Youth and Family stomp clap and sing summer reading Virtual Programming

Shine and the Moonbeams - create a soulful musical extravaganza that captures the sweetness, uncertainty and simplicity of youth. Guitarist John Heagle currently plays with the faux French garage-rockers Les Sans Culottes. Singer songwriter...

Stomp, Clap, and Sing with Shine and the Moonbeams

Grab & Go Kit: My own Treasure Box

Tue, Jun 15   1:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits summer reading

 

Do I need a Treasure  Box of my own? What can I put inside? How should I decorate it to stand out? Just use your IMAGINATION!                         ...

Grab & Go Kit:  My own Treasure Box

Borough Park Presents Kids Explore: Mr. Mike Explores Coral Reefs

Tue, Jun 15   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Kids little scientists summer reading Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike moves on from studying specific groups of animals to studying the forms of life that live in one habitat. Today he explores coral reefs by reading Dive In: Swim With Sea Creatures at Their Actual Size by Roxie Munroe a picture book that...

Borough Park Presents Kids Explore: Mr. Mike Explores Coral Reefs

African Dance & Hip-Hop

Tue, Jun 15   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Flatbush Library

Kids summer reading

African Dance & Hip-Hop – instructor can connect the two: African dance and its influence in Brooklyn hip-hop.

African Dance & Hip-Hop

Miss Lynn Reads about Juneteenth

Tue, Jun 15   2:00 pm to 2:15 pm   Virtual

Kids juneteenth summer reading

Miss Lynn will be reading about Juneteenth on the Borough Park Facebook page.

Miss Lynn Reads about Juneteenth

Spell Books: Dungeons & Dragons

Tue, Jun 15   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults summer reading table-top & board games teen time Virtual Programming

Have you ever wanted to start a game of Dungeons & Dragons but were too overwhelmed by the rules? Are you a novice player who needs a refresher? Or maybe you're an avid fan who wants to entice your friends into a campaign. Join Harrison and...

Spell Books: Dungeons & Dragons

Celebrate Juneteenth: Anansi the Spider Folktales

Tue, Jun 15   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids juneteenth summer reading Virtual Programming

Join our storyteller for interactive folktales from both West Africa and the Carribean following that trickster, Anansi the Spider. We'll hear creation stories and other tales that span generations and across the Atlantic Ocean, and learn how...

Celebrate Juneteenth: Anansi the Spider Folktales

Teen Trivia: Anime

Tue, Jun 15   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults summer reading teen tech time teen time Virtual Programming

Join us on Tuesday June 15th at 4:00PM for Teen Trivia: Anime. Test your knowledge all about Anime.

Ages 12-17 are welcome.

This program will take place on Zoom and Kahoot. You will need either a computer with a microphone and a...

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Teen Trivia: Anime

Team Up To Read: Making Connections!

Tue, Jun 15   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids grab and go kits summer reading team up to read Virtual Programming

Team Up To Read is a free, interactive series designed for children ages 5-9 and their caregivers. Offering a bridge between school and home, the program helps build strong readers by improving reading skills like comprehension and fluency...

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Team Up To Read: Making Connections!

Story and Craft

Tue, Jun 15   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Leonard, Garden

Kids grab and go kits kids create storytime summer reading

Enjoy a classic readaloud then create a craft related to the book!

All the materials will be provided in a Grab & Go Craft Kit

Story and Craft

JUN
16

Kids Create Grab-and-Go: Juneteenth Megaphones

Wed, Jun 16   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Stop by the library to pick up a craft kit with supplies to make your own megaphone to spread your message and celebrate Juneteenth! Kits include cardstock, stickers, instructions, and a sheet with information and resources to learn more about...

Kids Create Grab-and-Go: Juneteenth Megaphones

Bilingual Birdies Spanish/English Storytime

Wed, Jun 16   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years preschool summer reading Virtual Programming

Experience the online bilingual magic with live music, bubble dance parties, and entertaining puppet shows! In our 30-minute online classes, families enjoy the same lively fun from in-person classes with Myla...

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Bilingual Birdies Spanish/English Storytime

Storytime in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Wed, Jun 16   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Pier 3 Greenway Terrace

Birth to Five Years bpl outdoors preschool storytime summer reading

Join the Brooklyn Public Library for a rollicking good time listening to stories, singing songs, and enjoying the breeze from the water!

Librarians from the Brooklyn Heights and Annex branches will be reading stories they love to share!...

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Storytime in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Kids Explore: Oscar and Herman Play Inside!

Wed, Jun 16   10:30 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Kids first five years kids explore storytime summer reading

Join us Wednesday's at 10:30am for episodes of Oscar and Herman Play Inside! Watch as these adorable brothers create their own joy, handle frustration, and fill up their free time when they have too much free time. So join Kensington...

Kids Explore: Oscar and Herman Play Inside!

Toddler Time

Wed, Jun 16   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Red Hook Library

Birth to Five Years bpl outdoors first five years storytime summer reading

Storytime in the garden! This LIVE, in-person storytime will be held each Wednesday morning at 11:00 in the Red Hook library's backyard, weather permitting (enter through the library). Spread the word - storytime in person is back! 

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Toddler Time

Storytime: Mini Mysteries with Mr. Mike Presents Encyclopedia Brown

Wed, Jun 16   3:00 pm to 3:15 pm   Virtual

Kids storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike continues his reading of the Encyclopedia Brown Mysteries in order with the second mystery in the the fourth book in the series: Encyclopedia Brown Gets His Man. Today's mystery is The Case of Bug's Meany, Detective.

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Storytime: Mini Mysteries with Mr. Mike Presents Encyclopedia Brown

The Secrets of Wacky Balloon Artistry

Wed, Jun 16   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids after school bpl outdoors summer reading summer reading kickoff

Learn how to make amazing balloon sculptures! The magical Amore will teach you the secrets to twist, tie and knot balloons.

This live, free event will take place outside at the Red Hook Library. Please wear a mask! All ages are welcome....

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The Secrets of Wacky Balloon Artistry

The Secrets of Wacky Balloon Artistry

Wed, Jun 16   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids bpl outdoors magic show summer reading summer reading kickoff

LIVE program outdoors to kick off Summer Reading! Learn how to make amazing balloon sculptures. The magical Amore will teach you the secrets to twist, tie and knot balloons.

This program will take place outdoors in front of the Red...

The Secrets of Wacky Balloon Artistry

Reverie String Ensemble present "Summertime" a fabulous outdoor concert

Wed, Jun 16   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Sheepshead Bay Library

Adults all ages bpl outdoors Events for Youth and Family live music

Please join us in front of Sheepshead Bay Library for our first, fabulous outdoor event - live and in person! It will be wonderful to get together to celebrate summer and the reopening of Sheepshead Bay Library to the public. The...

Reverie String Ensemble present "Summertime" a fabulous outdoor concert

Kesingteen Presents: Star Wars: Battlefront

Wed, Jun 16   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults summer reading techknowledge teen tech time Virtual Programming

Star Wars fans!  Join us on our Twitch channel as we stream Star Wars:  Battlefront 2 as this week's installment of Kensingteen Presents.  Will the Force be with us?  Come find out!

Join us at the link below:

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Kesingteen Presents: Star Wars: Battlefront

Nigel Morgan's From Value Study to Color Study

Wed, Jun 16   6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Adults adult learning Artists on Site never too late to learn summer reading

From Value Study to Color Study’… this virtual art class cover the basics of Color Theory. You will learn the methods exploring various moods to your painting through proper color selection.   These classes are designed for beginner as...

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Nigel Morgan's From Value Study to Color Study

JUN
17

Zoom Virtual Storytime from Adams Street Library

Thu, Jun 17   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime summer reading toddler time

Join us for Virtual Storytime (Storyzoom?) with Kat from Adams Street Library and Annex for books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language development skills.

We will gather with Zoom!...

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Zoom Virtual Storytime from Adams Street Library

Jack and Friends: Family Music Playground Series with Suzi Shelton

Thu, Jun 17   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Old Stone House & Washington Park

Birth to Five Years live music music summer reading

Join local family performer Suzi Shelton 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 children ages 0-5 years, but...

Jack and Friends: Family Music Playground Series with Suzi Shelton

Masterpieces of Chinese Music

Thu, Jun 17   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Kids apple bank chinese everyone is welcome here immigrant heritage month

Music From China presents an online concert of traditional Chinese music with three musicians performing on iconic Chinese instruments – Wang Guowei on the erhu, Sun Li on the pipa, and Ann Yao on the zheng.

中国音乐名曲演奏

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Masterpieces of Chinese Music

Celebrate Juneteenth

Thu, Jun 17   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   DeKalb Library

Kids arts and crafts celebrate heritage juneteenth summer reading

 

Juneteenth is a holiday that commemorates the freeing of the last slaves in the USA. What will you do to celebrate freedom on Juneteenth? Come into the Dekalb Library as we celebrate Juneteeneth by picking up your summer...

Celebrate Juneteenth

Spell Books: Dungeons & Dragons

Thu, Jun 17   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults summer reading table-top & board games teen time Virtual Programming

Have you ever wanted to start a game of Dungeons & Dragons but were too overwhelmed by the rules? Are you a novice player who needs a refresher? Or maybe you're an avid fan who wants to entice your friends into a campaign. Join Harrison and...

Spell Books: Dungeons & Dragons

Virtual Book Adventures: In Celebration of Juneteenth

Thu, Jun 17   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids book adventures juneteenth summer reading Virtual Programming

Please join us for a live Book Adventures program on the Dyker Library Facebook page. Miss Ann will read a non-fiction book:  "Celebrating Holidays: Juneteenth," by Rachel Grack, and a picture book: "All Different Now: Juneteenth, the First...

Virtual Book Adventures: In Celebration of Juneteenth

Celebrate Juneteenth: African Dance and Hip Hop

Thu, Jun 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids juneteenth summer reading Virtual Programming

In this class for the family, Fritzlyn Hector will share how African dance and music are essential in the evolution of hip hop dance. By way of demonstration and participation, viewers will experience how connected African dance movements are to...

Celebrate Juneteenth: African Dance and Hip Hop

Kids Create: Kandinsky

Thu, Jun 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create summer reading Virtual Programming

Today we'll explore the art of Wassily Kandinsky and then make our own inspired work!

Suggested materials:

Colored Paper Markers  Scissors Glue

**Registration required!

We will be using Zoom to host this...

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Kids Create: Kandinsky

Borough Park Presents Nigel Morgan artist in residence 99 projects from the 99 cent store

Thu, Jun 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids all ages arts and crafts Events for Youth and Family kids create

Learn to create art with items you probably have at home, or can buy from 99 cent store.   This program is taught by Artist in Residence Nigel Morgan. Registration is required.  Registered students will receive a supply...

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Borough Park Presents Nigel Morgan artist in residence 99 projects from the 99 cent store

Lee Conmigo

Thu, Jun 17   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Adults early literacy Events for Youth and Family spanish summer reading

Lee Conmigo – ¡Lee! ¡Hable! ¡Cante! ¡Juegue! Libros y recursos gratuitos. Una serie de cuatro talleres virtuales y gratuitos sobre buenas prácticas para cuidadores de niños jóvenes. Vamos a aprender como apoyar el desarrollo mental de...

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Lee Conmigo

Read Aloud Your Most Favorite Children’s Book in Sharing!

Thu, Jun 17   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Spring Creek Library

Adults adult learning literacy multilingual storytime never too late to learn

Enjoy reading Children’s Picture Books for fun with adults and your families! 

Want to learn English and other foreign languages via reading with us?  

Join our Adult Librarian Shirley Wong in learning...

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Read Aloud Your Most Favorite Children’s Book in Sharing!

JUN
18

Grab & Go Kits: Create your own fun project

Fri, Jun 18   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Come by the Leonard Library on and pick up a free grab and go craft kit!  Each kit contains everything you need to make your really own fun crafts project: popsicles, feathers, pompoms, construction paper, glue...and more.

 Let...

Grab & Go Kits: Create your own fun project

Bilingual Birdies French/English Storytime

Fri, Jun 18   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years preschool summer reading Virtual Programming

Experience the online bilingual magic with live music, bubble dance parties, and entertaining puppet shows! In our 30-minute online classes, families enjoy the same lively fun from in-person classes with Myla...

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Bilingual Birdies French/English Storytime

Virtual Bilingual Birdies Mandarin/English Storytime

Fri, Jun 18   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years chinese preschool summer reading Virtual Programming

Bilingual Birdies Online Mandarin Classes  

Experience the online bilingual magic with live music, bubble dance parties, and entertaining puppet shows! In our 30-minute online classes...

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Virtual Bilingual Birdies Mandarin/English Storytime

Summer Reading Kickoff with Myron the Magnificent

Fri, Jun 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Stone Avenue Library

Kids kids explore magic show summer reading summer reading kickoff

It’s that time of year, Summer Reading is here!
This year’s theme is Read What You Love, Love What You Read.

Stop by the steps of Stone Avenue Library for a magical performance by Myron the Magnificent
and pick up your summer...

Summer Reading Kickoff with Myron the Magnificent

Read with Pride!

Fri, Jun 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults lgbtq pride month summer reading teen time

Come join us for LGBTQ book talks and discussion to help you find the perfect summer read! 

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Read with Pride!

Grab & Go Kids Create: Heart Zentangles

Fri, Jun 18   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids grab and go kits kids create summer reading Virtual Programming

Learn the art of Zentangles - a mindful meditation and art activity all in one!  This program gives ideas for two heart tangles.  They are easy for beginners and kids can practice a few times so they feel confident in their...

Grab & Go Kids Create: Heart Zentangles

Celebrate Juneteenth: The Freedom People Forgot. One Man Show!

Fri, Jun 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids juneteenth summer reading

Let's Celebrate Juneteenth!

In a world that has never truly atoned for the sins of slavery, enters TRUBONE, a man of an indeterminate age… a gifted storyteller, profound and irreverent, he tells it like it is because it was what it...

Celebrate Juneteenth: The Freedom People Forgot. One Man Show!

JUN
19

Grab & Go kits-Red Hook

Sat, Jun 19   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Free !Each Saturday morning, Red Hook will put out a new Grab and Go childrens craft in our lobby for pickup. While supplies last.

Grab & Go kits-Red Hook

Celebrate Juneteenth: Enjoy a virtual story-time and arts and craft activity!

Sat, Jun 19   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts juneteenth storytime summer reading

We invite all of you for a virtual story-time and craft activity.

Fun for all ages!

Create your craft and post an image of your beautiful art on our Virtual Art Studio of Sheepshead Bay Library

Celebrate Juneteenth: Enjoy a virtual story-time and arts and craft activity!

Spell Books: Dungeons & Dragons

Sat, Jun 19   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults summer reading table-top & board games teen time Virtual Programming

Have you ever wanted to start a game of Dungeons & Dragons but were too overwhelmed by the rules? Are you a novice player who needs a refresher? Or maybe you're an avid fan who wants to entice your friends into a campaign. Join Harrison and...

Spell Books: Dungeons & Dragons

JUN
21

Borough Park Presents Storytime: Mr. Mike Reads Dad's Dinosaur Day

Mon, Jun 21   10:00 am to 10:15 am   Virtual

Kids father's day storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

In honor of Father's Day, Mr. Mike reads Dad's Dinosaur Day by Dianne Dawson Hearn. 

 

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Borough Park Presents Storytime: Mr. Mike Reads Dad's Dinosaur Day

Grab & Go Craft Kits: Simply Watercolor

Mon, Jun 21   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Come to the Leonard library to get weekly Grab & GO Craft kit.   What would you find inside? ......    Watercolors and special white paper to use.                     ...

Grab & Go Craft Kits: Simply Watercolor

Summer Reading: Grab & Go Kits

Mon, Jun 21   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Kensington Library

Kids grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Come by the Kensington Library to pick up a Grab & Go kit. We will be distributing them every Monday all summer to celebrate Summer Reading (except the week of July 4th, come by Tuesday, July 6!) 

Our Grab & Go projects...

Summer Reading: Grab & Go Kits

Grab-and-Go Art Kit: Make Art like William H. Johnson

Mon, Jun 21   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Kings Highway Library

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts grab and go kits juneteenth summer reading

In honor of Juneteenth, the Kings Highway Library is happy to offer a set of Grab-and-Go Art Kits for teens celebrating the art of William H. Johnson, a prominent African-American artist of the 20th Century.  

Each kit includes...

Grab-and-Go Art Kit: Make Art like William H. Johnson

Virtual Live Music with Conroy Warren

Mon, Jun 21   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Kids live music summer reading Virtual Programming

Feeling the beat! Enjoy the power and pleasure of Jazz, Calypso and Reggae through singing and dancing in this interactive performance with versatile entertainer Conroy Warren. It’s fun! It’s exciting! For children and families.

This...

Virtual Live Music with Conroy Warren

Green Series: Dara McAnulty's Diary of a Young Naturalist, hosted by Jess Turner

Mon, Jun 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults author talks autism environment Events for Youth and Family

Join Greenpoint Library and Environmental Education Center for our June Green Series with winner of the Wainright prize for UK nature writing, Dara McAnulty. He'll discuss his new book Diary of a Young Naturalist with Jess Turner.

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Green Series: Dara McAnulty's Diary of a Young Naturalist, hosted by Jess Turner

Borough Park Presents Juan Tica - Chess Workshop

Mon, Jun 21   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school Chess Workshop summer reading Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Juan Tica from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

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Borough Park Presents Juan Tica - Chess Workshop

JUN
22

Zoom Storytime with Ms. Abby!

Tue, Jun 22   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years preschool storytime

Join us for an interactive Virtual Storytime on Zoom, with Ms. Abby from the Cypress Hills Library! We will be sharing books, songs, rhymes, and tips for development of early literacy skills. Babies, toddlers, and preschoolers are all...

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Zoom Storytime with Ms. Abby!

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