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MAY
12

Kids Create Grab-and-Go: Origami Essentials

Wed, May 12   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

Kids grab and go kits kids create

Stop by the Highlawn Library to pick up some essential supplies for origami and other paper crafting activities! Kits include square origami paper in various patterns and colors, along with some instructions to get you started. And don't forget...

Kids Create Grab-and-Go: Origami Essentials

Kids Create: Origami Tutorial

Wed, May 12   11:00 am to 11:15 am   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create Virtual Programming

Stop by the Highlawn Library's Facebook page for a new origami tutorial video by Mr. Gordon. The video will remain up on our Facebook page, so you can work at your own pace. 

Need origami supplies? The Highlawn Library has you...

Kids Create: Origami Tutorial

Kids Create: Grab-and-Go: Stand Up People

Wed, May 12   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Gravesend Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Stop by the Gravesend Library to pick up some supplies for Stand Up People craft! Kits include one blank Stand Up People to decorate, feathers, and buttons. 

 

Craft kits will be available in the lobby.

Kids Create: Grab-and-Go: Stand Up People

Kids Create - Make a Magic Carpet

Wed, May 12   2:30 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Make your own magic carpet from cardstock and yarn!

Kids Create - Make a Magic Carpet

Storytime: Mini Mysteries with Mr. Mike Presents Encyclopedia Brown

Wed, May 12   3:00 pm to 3:15 pm   Virtual

Kids storytime Virtual Programming

 Mr. Mike continues his reading of the third book of the  Encyclopedia Brown Mysteries: Encyclopedia Brown Finds The Clues.  Today's mystery is  The Case of theTelltale Paint.  The solution will be posted in the...

Storytime: Mini Mysteries with Mr. Mike Presents Encyclopedia Brown

Virtual Reading Coach

Wed, May 12   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school book discussion e-books homework help

Do you want to become a more confident reader? We can help! Reading Coach is available—virtually—at Brooklyn Public Library.Learning to read is an essential developmental skill. The ability to read and comprehend materials is not only paramount...

Virtual Reading Coach

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, May 12   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create Virtual Programming

Spend a quick and crafty half hour with the Macon children's librarians drawing, coloring, cutting, tying, or some combination of those. 

This will be broadcast from the Macon Library Facebook Page.

 

Virtual Kids Create

Kids Coding: Code and Scratch

Wed, May 12   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids kids tech time techknowledge

Let's have some coding fun with Scratch for May.  Let's code and create - art, music and games. 

 

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Kids Coding: Code and Scratch

East New York Reads Homework Help

Wed, May 12   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help

Brooklyn Public Library is offering Virtual Homework Help sessions via the East New York Reads Initiative to school aged students! Whether you’re attending school in person, online or a mixture of both, ALL students are welcome. (Grades 1-5)...

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East New York Reads Homework Help

Author Reading and Activity: Sunday Funday in Koreatown

Wed, May 12   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

Author Illustrator Aram Kim will read Sunday Funday in Koreatown and show samples of Korean food introduced in the book.

View the broadcast at 3:30 pm on Aram Kim's Instagram page.

Author Reading and Activity: Sunday Funday in Koreatown

Virtual Chess Workshop

Wed, May 12   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

Virtual Chess Workshop

Virtual Chess Workshop

Wed, May 12   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

Virtual Chess Workshop

Virtual Chess Workshop

Wed, May 12   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game every Moday, Wednesday and Friday from 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

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Virtual Chess Workshop

Virtual Chess Workshop

Wed, May 12   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

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Virtual Chess Workshop

Virtual Kids Create with East Flatbush Library

Wed, May 12   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create Virtual Programming

We invite you to join us for 30 minutes of craft fun!

This will be broadcast from the East Flatbush Facebook Page.

 

Virtual Kids Create with East Flatbush Library

MAY
13

Virtual Homework Help—Open Hours

Thu, May 13   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help Virtual Programming

Need help with homework? We can help! Homework Help is back —virtually—at Brooklyn Public Library!

Homework Help now has open hours! With open hours there is no need to register, just show up, (click here) and we'll connect you with one...

Virtual Homework Help—Open Hours

Kids Explore: Mastering Minesweeper

Thu, May 13   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids game on kids tech time

Minesweeper? Not Minecraft though there is a Minecraft version we can play, is a game that helps your brain think logically using patterns to solve numerical puzzles....but don't set off the bombs....or creepers.

Want to learn how to...

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Kids Explore: Mastering Minesweeper

Virtual Reading Coach

Thu, May 13   3:15 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help Virtual Programming

Do you want to become a more confident reader? We can help! Reading Coach is available—virtually—at Brooklyn Public Library.Learning to read is an essential developmental skill. The ability to read and comprehend materials is not only paramount...

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Virtual Reading Coach

Afterschool Stories: Castle Hangnail

Thu, May 13   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school early literacy storytime

You're invited to join Arlington Library staff as we read Castle Hangnail by Ursula Vernon every Tuesday and Thursday at 3:30pm. Children in grades 4-8 found this book to be fun and around their reading level, though all are welcome. We will be...

Afterschool Stories: Castle Hangnail

Cooking Matters for Kids Virtual Workshop

Thu, May 13   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids after school cooking health and wellness Virtual Programming

Join us for a free virtual nutrition lesson that incorporates healthy cooking tips on a budget. This virtual program is led by City Harvest in collaboration with Arlington Library. It's time to play in the kitchen...

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Cooking Matters for Kids Virtual Workshop

Kids Create: The Great Wave

Thu, May 13   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts asian pacific american heritage month kids create Virtual Programming

The Sea has inspired many artists throughout the ages. Today, we'll examine "The Great Wave off Kanagawa" by Japanese Artist Katsushika Hokusai, then try our hand at painting a wave scene!

Suggested materials:

Paper Paint (shades...
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Kids Create: The Great Wave

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

Thu, May 13   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school all ages arts and crafts Events for Youth and Family

Learn to create art from 99 cent store items from our artist in residence Nigel Morgan. registration is required.

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

Virtual Homework Help

Thu, May 13   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help Virtual Programming

Need help with homework? We can help! Homework Help is back —virtually—at Brooklyn Public Library!

At BPL we’ve been assisting students with their homework  for over 10 years! Let one of our vetted and trained volunteer tutors,...

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Virtual Homework Help

Virtual Chess Workshop

Thu, May 13   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game every Thursday from 4-5 PM with our chess instructor, Juan Tica. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to...

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Virtual Chess Workshop

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, May 13   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids book discussion kids explore Virtual Programming

Tune in for a favorite chapter (not necessarily the first) out of a book you might like, and please let us know in comments whether you'll be reading more :)

This will be broadcast from the Macon Library Facebook Page.

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Tales from Around the World with Tammy Hall

Thu, May 13   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school kids explore storytime

Tales of Black Heritage from Around the World is a fantastic literary journey of stories from the African Diaspora. Storyteller, Tammy Hall, will lead you to many lands in Africa, the Caribbean, and the Americas with wit and wisdom.

...

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Tales from Around the World with Tammy Hall

MAY
14

Grab and Go Kits: Origami for Kids

Fri, May 14   10:00 am to 3:00 pm   Annex

Kids asian pacific american heritage month grab and go kits kids create

These Grab and Go Kits are available from the Annex at 1 John Street in Dumbo, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 10am-3pm, while supplies last.

Provided materials

Origami paper Craft stick (to use as a “folding bone”) Eye...
Grab and Go Kits: Origami for Kids

Grab & Go Kids Create

Fri, May 14   1:00 pm to 3:30 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Create something new and all your own! Get a Grab and Go Arts & Crafts kit in our lobby to take home and create! For kids age 5-12 years old. Kits available while supplies last.

*Kits may contain small parts that are not...

Grab & Go Kids Create

Virtual Homework Help

Fri, May 14   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help Virtual Programming

Need help with homework? We can help! Homework Help is back —virtually—at Brooklyn Public Library!

At BPL we’ve been assisting students with their homework  for over 10 years! Let one of our vetted and trained volunteer tutors,...

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Virtual Homework Help

Take & Make Kits

Fri, May 14   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Kids 12 and under! Come by Gerritsen Beach Library on Friday afternoons to pick up a take and make craft kit. Each week supplies will be distributed for different crafts, some with specific instructions and some with different materials to create...

Take & Make Kits

Virtual Homework Help

Fri, May 14   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help Virtual Programming

Need help with homework? We can help! Homework Help is back —virtually—at Brooklyn Public Library!

At BPL we’ve been assisting students with their homework  for over 10 years! Let one of our vetted and trained volunteer tutors,...

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Virtual Homework Help

Among Us - Whose the Imposter?

Fri, May 14   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids kids tech time

Figure out who the imposters are! 

You have to download Among Us. The game is a free download on most phones or $5 on Steam.

We use Zoom to talk, so register for a secure link. 

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Among Us - Whose the Imposter?

Virtual Reading Coach

Fri, May 14   3:15 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids after school e-books homework help Virtual Programming

Do you want to become a more confident reader? We can help! Reading Coach is available—virtually—at Brooklyn Public Library.Learning to read is an essential developmental skill. The ability to read and comprehend materials is not only paramount...

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Virtual Reading Coach

Virtual Chess Workshop

Fri, May 14   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

Virtual Chess Workshop

Virtual Chess Workshop

Fri, May 14   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

Virtual Chess Workshop

Cooking Matters for Kids: Virtual Workshops

Fri, May 14   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids cooking kids create Virtual Programming

During this 6-week online program collaborating with Cypress Hills Library, your kids will: • Have fun cooking healthy foods! • Play fun games and activities • Learn about MyPlate, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s recommendations for healthy...

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Cooking Matters for Kids:  Virtual Workshops

Virtual Chess Workshop

Fri, May 14   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game every Moday, Wednesday and Friday from 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

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Virtual Chess Workshop

Virtual Chess Workshop

Fri, May 14   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

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Virtual Chess Workshop

Virtual Kids Create: Methods of Paper Art for My School Projects

Fri, May 14   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create Virtual Programming

Children, come and explore creative and inventive ways in approaching your school projects using paper in various forms. This class is designed for children ages 6 to 12 years old. We will meet on four consecutive Fridays, starting on April 30th...

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Virtual Kids Create: Methods of Paper Art for My School Projects

Borough Park Presents:Acting Out! Improv for Kids and Tweens

Fri, May 14   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school all ages Events for Youth and Family never too late to learn

Anyone ever tell you you’re too dramatic? Perfect! We need you! Come join us in this introduction to acting improvisation and theatre. No experience is necessary to take part in this program — everyone is welcome! Sessions include a warm-up,...

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Borough Park Presents:Acting Out! Improv for Kids and Tweens

Acting Out! Improv for Kids and Tweens

Fri, May 14   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids after school all ages Events for Youth and Family teen time

Anyone ever tell you you’re too dramatic? Perfect! We need you! Come join us in this introduction to acting improvisation and theatre. No experience is necessary to take part in this program — everyone is welcome! Sessions include a warm-up,...

Acting Out! Improv for Kids and Tweens

Sing-Along with Louie

Fri, May 14   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family music Virtual Programming

Louie Miranda has been dazzling the hearts of children, parents & teachers everywhere he goes. He is unique, original & loved by an ever-growing population across the country! He has played with numerous ensembles performing music in a...

Sing-Along with Louie

Virtual Homework Help

Fri, May 14   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Kids after school homework help Virtual Programming

Need help with homework? We can help! Homework Help is back —virtually—at Brooklyn Public Library!

At BPL we’ve been assisting students with their homework  for over 10 years! Let one of our vetted and trained volunteer tutors,...

Register
Virtual Homework Help

Virtual Reading Coach

Fri, May 14   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids after school e-books homework help Virtual Programming

Do you want to become a more confident reader? We can help! Reading Coach is available—virtually—at Brooklyn Public Library.Learning to read is an essential developmental skill. The ability to read and comprehend materials is not only paramount...

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Virtual Reading Coach

MAY
15

Grab & Go kits-Red Hook

Sat, May 15   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

Free !Each Saturday morning, Red Hook will put out a new Grab and Go kids' craft in our lobby for pickup. 

Grab & Go kits-Red Hook

Art for Kids with Norte Maar

Sat, May 15   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts Virtual Programming

Dear friends and family,

We missed you last week! Hopefully you enjoyed the beautiful Spring we are having. This Saturday we will get back to making art at our usual time, 10am. By popular demand, this week we will make art about the...

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Art for Kids with Norte Maar

In the Beginning There Was Dance: Dance & Storytelling with Pia Monique Murphy

Sat, May 15   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass dance fitness and classes storytime

One of the oldest forms of expression on Earth, when one dances West African Dance one is connecting with the past and simultaneously devising ways to move forward as a community. There’s a Ghanaian word for this phenomenon, Sankofa. Join Pia...

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In the Beginning There Was Dance: Dance & Storytelling with Pia Monique Murphy

Spring Fling with Brooklyn Public Library Outdoors

Sat, May 15   11:00 am to 4:00 pm   Prospect Park

Kids all ages bpl outdoors Civic Engagement community partner

Spring into Spring with Brooklyn Public Library at Prospect Park! 

 

*Rescheduled to May 15!

BPL's Flatbush Region Libraries and Department of Government and Community Relations are collaborating with Prospect Park...

Spring Fling with Brooklyn Public Library Outdoors

Hop into Spring with BPL

Sat, May 15   12:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Cooper Park

Kids all ages bpl outdoors first five years gardening

Hop into spring with Brooklyn Public Library! We are bringing the library outdoors - to Cooper Park, at the corner of Maspeth and Morgan Avenues.

Join staff from your local branches (DeKalb, Washington Irving, Leonard, Bedford, and...

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Hop into Spring with BPL

LAYER THE WALLS: Marco & Lorenzo's Story and Mask Workshop

Sat, May 15   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

Layer the Walls began as a live theater piece that explores stories of a tenement apartment in New York City, that was once home to hundreds of new immigrants. This virtual episode uses Italian half mask to explore the story of Marco and Lorenzo...

LAYER THE WALLS: Marco & Lorenzo's Story and Mask Workshop

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