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JUL
24

Grab & Go kits-Red Hook

Sat, Jul 24   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

Grab & Go kits-Red Hook

Sat, Jul 24   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits kids create

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

Summer Reading 2021- Grab & Go Craft kit with "Summer" Coloring pages

Sat, Jul 24   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits summer reading

Summer theme coloring pages fun with crayons or markers. Grab & Go craft kits available at Leonard Library lobby.

 

 

Summer Reading 2021- Grab & Go Craft kit with "Summer" Coloring pages

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Sat, Jul 24   12:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Midwood, Second Floor Meeting Room

Kids grab and go kits kids create

Create something new and all your own! Get a Grab and Go Arts & Crafts kit on the second floor to take home and create!

Kits available while supplies last.

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

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Team Up To Read: Interactive Storytelling!

Sat, Jul 24   1:00 pm to 2:00 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: Interactive Storytelling!

JUL
26

Understanding Impermanence with BCAP

Mon, Jul 26   9:30 am to 10:00 am   Virtual

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Brooklyn Public Library Presents:

Change is constant, and that’s okay! Learn about the wonders of impermanence through a story, a song and an art project. 

This will broast to our Brooklyn Public Library Family Facebook...

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Understanding Impermanence with BCAP

Summer Reading: Grab & Go Kits

Mon, Jul 26   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 & Go Craft kit: Painting with scissors - Collage it like Matisse

Mon, Jul 26   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Leonard Library

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits summer reading

Henri Matisse (1869-1954) was a French artist who loved colors

Diagnosed with cancer in 1941, Matisse underwent surgery that left him chair and bedbound. Painting and sculpture had become very difficult so he turned to a...

Grab & Go Craft kit: Painting with scissors - Collage it like Matisse

Borough Park Presents Storytime: Mr. Mike Reads Books About Avoiding Being Eaten By Big Creatures.

Mon, Jul 26   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike always seeks to entertain, but today he also tries to educate in the important life skill of avoiding getting eaten by a large creature.

 

He seeks to impart this skill by reading two books:  Codzilla...

Borough Park Presents Storytime: Mr. Mike Reads Books About Avoiding Being Eaten By Big Creatures.

Grab and Go Kit: Paper Bag Puppets

Mon, Jul 26   10:00 am to 5:00 pm   Annex

Kids arts and crafts grab and go kits

Kits can be picked up from the Annex Library Friday, July 23rd and Monday, July 26th (while supplies last!)

Materials included:

Paper bags (2) Pre-cut construction paper (for tiger) Various sheets of construction...
Grab and Go Kit: Paper Bag Puppets

Let’s Try Sumi-e: Japanese Ink Painting with Japan Society

Mon, Jul 26   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

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Join us to learn about a long tradition practiced in Japan and all across Asia called sumi-e ink painting! Follow along with us and create summer-themed works of art like fish and bamboo!

Let’s Try Sumi-e: Japanese Ink Painting with Japan Society

New Lots Library Street Event

Mon, Jul 26   11:00 am to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids all ages arts and crafts bpl outdoors community partner

Join New Lots Library for a series of free outdoor events this summer!

Enjoy storytime, library card sign ups, yoga, arts and crafts, free wifi, special community partner offerings and more.

11am- Storytime 12pm- Kids Create for...
New Lots Library Street Event

Summer Reading: Grab & Go Kits

Mon, Jul 26   11:00 am to 5:00 pm   Crown Heights Library

Kids grab and go kits kids create summer reading

Come by the Crown Heights Library to pick up a Grab & Go Craft/Activity kit. We will be distributing every Monday through out the summer in celebration of Summer Reading!
 

**As supplies last**

Summer Reading: Grab & Go Kits

Virtual Team Up To Read

Mon, Jul 26   11:15 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids literacy summer reading team up to read Virtual Programming

Join us for Virtual Team Up To Read, which is a free, interactive series designed for children ages 5-9 to improve their literacy skills, like comprehension and fluency with tips and fun activities, all while encouraging a lifelong love of...

Virtual Team Up To Read

Kids Create

Mon, Jul 26   12:00 pm to 12:45 pm   New Lots Library

Kids arts and crafts bpl outdoors summer reading

Join us on select Mondays to use your imgaination and different art mediums to create art projects.  Some art projects will be avilable for grab and go while supplies last.

This program will take place outside of the New...

Kids Create

Joe The Magic Man

Mon, Jul 26   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids bpl outdoors magic show summer reading

Joe the Magic Man makes sure that all of his tricks and acts are enjoyable for all ages! From rabbits to doves, children would love to pet the animals involved in each of his shows.

The program will take place in the staff...

Joe The Magic Man

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Mon, Jul 26   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts early literacy ezra jack keats storytime

Enjoy a classic readaloud of a book by Brooklyn author Ezra Jack Keats, then create a craft related to the book!

This will be broadcast live at 3:30 from the Macon Facebook Page 

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

A Garden Grows in Brooklyn: Our Garden Club

Mon, Jul 26   4:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Red Hook Library

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Urban gardening returns to your library!

Plant seeds and watch them grow Read stories, sing, dance Take home plants and flowers

Masks and social distancing required

Call 718.253.4890 for more information

A Garden Grows in Brooklyn: Our Garden Club

JUL
27

Exploring Tropical Rainforest Plants at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Tue, Jul 27   9:30 am to 10:00 am   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts BCAP at Home gardening

Brooklyn Botanic Garden Presents:

Take a virtual trip to a Tropical Rainforest to explore the variety of plants that grow there!  Watch a video tour of our tropical rainforest pavilion in Brooklyn Botanic Gardens Steinhardt...

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Exploring Tropical Rainforest Plants at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Storytime in the Park

Tue, Jul 27   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Monarch Butterfly Garden

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Jezz is back, LIVE and in Brower Park! All are welcome for this interactive program of story, song, movement, and nature. We hope you’ll join us in Brower Park, near the Monarch Butterfly Garden.

NOTE: • Masks required • Social...

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Storytime in the Park

Borough Park Presents Kids Explore: Mr. Mike Talks About Eyes

Tue, Jul 27   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Kids little scientists Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike finds a whole bunch of eye related facts when he reads The Eyeball Alphabet Book by Jerry Pallotta and Shennen Bersani.

 

Click here to access the Borough Park Library's Facebook page.

Borough Park Presents Kids Explore: Mr. Mike Talks About Eyes

Virtual Homework Help

Tue, Jul 27   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

Body Percussion with Jashua Sa-Ra of Community Word Project

Tue, Jul 27   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Kids kids explore music summer reading

Join us for an exciting interactive Zoom program with the Community Project.   Students will learn how to use different parts of the body to create percussive sounds. From clapping to snapping, stamping their feet, and patting their...

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Body Percussion with Jashua Sa-Ra of Community Word Project

Virtual Homework Help

Tue, Jul 27   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

Afterschool Stories: Castle Hangnail

Tue, Jul 27   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

Virtual Homework Help

Tue, Jul 27   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

Team Up To Read (in the yard)

Tue, Jul 27   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Washington Irving Library

Kids bpl outdoors grab and go kits Reading Room summer reading

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 (in the yard)

Library Lab: Slime Time!

Tue, Jul 27   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Red Hook Library

Kids bpl outdoors library lab summer reading

It's time for slime!! Come make your own slime to take home and leave the mess at the library! 

This program will take place outdoors in the Red Hook library garden. Masks are still required for everyone over the age of two. In...

Library Lab: Slime Time!

Radical Reptiles!

Tue, Jul 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Clinton Hill Library

Kids bpl outdoors Events for Youth and Family summer reading

Participants can learn all about what makes a reptile, a reptile! What special features and adaptations allow these incredible animals to survive in the wild? What reptile species call Long Island home? In this interactive program, educators will...

Radical Reptiles!

ArchForKids: Dragon Dens and Fairy Cottages

Tue, Jul 27   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Carroll Gardens Library

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Make a home for the fantasy character of your choice in this interatcive workshop! Led by ArchForKids (archforkids.com) which provides learning experiences grounded in architecture and design.

The program will take place outside, behind...

ArchForKids: Dragon Dens and Fairy Cottages

JUL
28

Animal Engineers with Prospect Park Zoo

Wed, Jul 28   9:30 am to 10:00 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home stem & steam

Prospect Park Zoo Presents:

Flying – Aerospace Engineers 

Explore animal engineers that are expert flyers and the human aerospace engineers that get inspired by them! How do eagles soar for long periods of time in the air?...

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Animal Engineers with Prospect Park Zoo

Kids Create Grab-and-Go: Art Essentials

Wed, Jul 28   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Highlawn Library

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

Stop by the Highlawn Library to pick up a kit of essential art supplies--including colored pencils, paper, stickers, glue sticks, Model Magic, and more!

Kits are packaged in a library-branded Summer Reading tote bag, and will be...

Kids Create Grab-and-Go: Art Essentials

Grab-N-Go Kits for Children

Wed, Jul 28   10:00 am to 4:00 pm   Kings Bay Library

Kids kids create summer reading

Come to pick up Grab-N-Go kits!  

Grab-N-Go Kits for Children

Kids Explore: Oscar and Herman Play Inside!

Wed, Jul 28   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!

Virtual Storytime with Mr. Gordon

Wed, Jul 28   11:00 am to 11:15 am   Virtual

Kids storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Join us on the Highlawn Library Facebook Page on Wednesday 7/28 for a virtual storytime with Mr. Gordon. If you can't make it don't worry--the video will be available for 48 hours, so storytime can be whatever time you want it...

Virtual Storytime with Mr. Gordon

KIds Storytime

Wed, Jul 28   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Rugby Library

Kids storytime summer reading

Kids enjoy listening to  stories outdoors in the reading garden.

KIds Storytime

East New York Reads in the Park

Wed, Jul 28   1:00 pm to 4:00 pm   City Line Park

Kids bpl outdoors East New York Reads summer reading

Borrow and return materials from the BPL Bookmobile and enjoy free WiFi! Plus, enjoy family programs including Storytime, Summer Reading signups, Grab & Go craft kits and Resume and Career help on select dates....

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East New York Reads in the Park

Summer Reading Outside

Wed, Jul 28   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids bpl outdoors grab and go kits summer reading

Find us outside of the New Utrecht library for socially-distanced book, art, or music activities, free books, and summer reading materials. Find new books and recommend an old favorite! 

*In the event of rain, find us...

Summer Reading Outside

Virtual Reading Coach

Wed, Jul 28   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...

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Virtual Reading Coach

Kids Coding: Code and 3D print a Crazy City

Wed, Jul 28   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids kids create techknowledge

Check out our last Crazy Project: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?vanity=UlmerParkLibrary&set=a.1382939988732921

Our next major project will be the Crazy City that will be hosted at the New Utrecht Library. We are inviting...

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Kids Coding: Code and 3D print a Crazy City

Storytime: Mini Mysteries with Mr. Mike Presents Encyclopedia Brown

Wed, Jul 28   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 penultimate or second to last mystery in the the fourth book in the series: Encyclopedia Brown Gets His Man. Today's mystery is The Case of The Case of the...

Storytime: Mini Mysteries with Mr. Mike Presents Encyclopedia Brown

Virtual Chess Workshop

Wed, Jul 28   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Virtual Chess Workshop

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game. We will use Lichess and Zoom so register for a secure link!

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Virtual Chess Workshop

Author Reading & Activity: Nicola Davies

Wed, Jul 28   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids author talks Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

Author Nicola Davies reads her picture book Every Child A Song, a celebration of the UN Convention on the Rights of The Child, and discusses how she found a way to capture a complex piece of international law in a picture book and how to find the...

Author Reading & Activity: Nicola Davies

JUL
29

Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Russ & Daughters' Appetizing Factory!

Thu, Jul 29   9:30 am to 10:00 am   Virtual

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Brooklyn Navy Yard Presents:

Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Russ & Daughters' Appetizing Factory!

Take a behind-the-scenes virtual tour of Russ & Daughters' Appetizing Factory at the Brooklyn Navy Yard! We'll hear the story of...

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Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Russ & Daughters' Appetizing Factory!

Sound Bridges Drumming Workshops

Thu, Jul 29   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   New Lots Library

Kids all ages music

Sound Bridges is a Brooklyn-based music and dance performance group fusing several different music and dance genres.

Come join us on a journey to Africa! In this interactive program we will play music and sing together and learn...

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Sound Bridges Drumming Workshops

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Thu, Jul 29   1:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Mapleton Library

Kids grab and go kits kids create

Create something new and all your own! Get a Grab and Go Arts & Crafts kit to take home and create!

The program is done every Thursday.  Kits available while supplies last.

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

Grab & Go: Kids Create

Virtual Homework Help—Open Hours

Thu, Jul 29   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

Summer Reading Outside

Thu, Jul 29   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   New Utrecht Library

Kids bpl outdoors grab and go kits summer reading

Find us outside of the New Utrecht library for socially-distanced book, art, or music activities, free books, and summer reading materials. Find new books and recommend an old favorite! 

*In the event of rain, find us...

Summer Reading Outside

Virtual Reading Coach

Thu, Jul 29   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, Jul 29   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

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