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Hunting Together Staying Apart

Sat, Aug 15   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults video games Virtual Programming

Monsters in Astera are out of control!  We the Cypress Hills Hunter Guild need your help to hunt these ferocious beasts and protect the people of Astera from their fury.

Join us for some PC co-op Monster Hunter world gaming on a password...

Hunting Together Staying Apart

Virtual 3D Printing & Modeling Class

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

Teens & Young Adults techknowledge Virtual Programming

Welcome to the world of 3D printing! In this class you will learn everything you need to know to make beautiful 3D creations. You'll learn how to use TinkerCAD, an entry level (and free) 3D modeling program that will let you design just about...

Virtual 3D Printing & Modeling Class

Read With A Therapy Dog

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

Kids summer reading therapy dogs Virtual Programming

Sign up for a virtual slot to read with Angel the therapy dog. Registration is required for a slot. Participants will be emailed the day of the program with the Zoom meeting information. Each child will have ten minutes to read with the dog...

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Read With A Therapy Dog

Summer Reading | FAMAJAM: Virtual Family Dance Party

Sat, Aug 15   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Last summer, Marc Herstein aka Mr. Marc brought his Dance Advance: Educational Dance Party program to 12 BPL branches and had everyone moving their feet and letting loose! 

This summer Mr. Marc is bringing his dance party program to...

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Summer Reading | FAMAJAM: Virtual Family Dance Party

Kids Create with Miss Melisa

Sat, Aug 15   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Come join Miss Melisa for some crafting fun on our Gerritsen Beach Facebook page here.

Kids Create with Miss Melisa

Drag Queen Story Hour

Sat, Aug 15   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids drag queen story hour LGBTQ saturday storytime

What do drag queens and children have in common? They love dressing up and all things sparkly and fancy!

Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH) is just what it sounds like—drag queens reading stories to children in libraries, schools, and...

Drag Queen Story Hour

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Mr. Mike reads There's a Nightmare in My Closet by Mercer Mayer and talks about the Brooklyn Public Library's Summer Reading Program

Mon, Aug 17   10:00 am to 10:15 am   Virtual

Kids storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

A librarian reads There's a Nightmare in My Closet by Mercer Mayer and talks about the Brooklyn Public Library's Summer Reading Program. It will be louder than you expect.

Please click here to access the video.

Mr. Mike reads There's a Nightmare in My Closet by Mercer Mayer and talks about the Brooklyn Public Library's Summer Reading Program

Create with Canva Workshop for Teens

Mon, Aug 17   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults career Virtual Programming

Welcome to the Wonderful World of Canva, where the designs of your dreams can come to life! Canva is the most accessible and widespread tool for graphic design from beginner to pro-level. Use Canva to create everything from merch, to flyers and...

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Create with Canva Workshop for Teens

Summer Reading: Folktales from Around the World

Mon, Aug 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Every country from Albania to Zaire has it's own tales - in this program we will hear stories from all over the globe that are filled with wonder and fun!

View the broadcast on Zoom at 2 PM.

Participants must register in advance...

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Summer Reading: Folktales from Around the World

Kids Explore : Scratch Part 2

Mon, Aug 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids kids explore techknowledge Virtual Programming

 

https://www.facebook.com/jamaicabaybpl/

Target audience – school-aged

 Part 2 of  Kids Explore : Scratch Part 2

 Live zoom session Goal - Create an interactive map that a character can...

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Kids Explore : Scratch Part 2

Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord

Mon, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion e-books summer reading

You MUST have discord downloaded to your device and an account created. It is free! This server is for grades 6-12.
 

We will discuss the current book.
What are your likes or dislikes of it so far? If we’ve finished...

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Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord

Naruto Anime Gaming Stream with BPL

Mon, Aug 17   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults game on summer reading teen tech time video games

If you enjoy anime and you are a fan gaming, or you enjoy manga this might be the perfect program to kill time! 

Join us as we play "Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker" ! 

All skills level welcome!

No registration...

Naruto Anime Gaming Stream with BPL

Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord

Mon, Aug 17   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion e-books summer reading

You MUST have discord downloaded to your device and an account created. It is free! This server is for grades 6-12.
 

We will discuss the current book.
What are your likes or dislikes of it so far? If we’ve finished...

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Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord

Alphonse Mucha: Online Talk with Poster House

Mon, Aug 17   4:30 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass Virtual Programming

Embark on a virtual journey through the Paris portion of Alphonse Mucha’s career and the exhibition Alphonse Mucha: Art Nouveau / Nouvelle Femme recently debuted at Poster House — through exhibitions, events, and publications, this museum...

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Alphonse Mucha: Online Talk with Poster House

Chapter by Chapter: Harry Potter

Mon, Aug 17   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Welcome to Chapter to Chapter, a older kid/teen-friendly "storytime" (but it's really for everyone) to help you relax at the end of the day! 

This week, we're going to read chapter three ("The Burrow") of Harry Potter and...

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Chapter by Chapter: Harry Potter

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Mr. Mike Reads Dad's Dinosaur Day

Tue, Aug 18   11:00 am to 11:15 am   Virtual

Kids storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Mr. Mike reads the children's book Dad's Dinosaur Day by Dianne Dawson Hearn.  Click here to access the video

Mr. Mike Reads Dad's Dinosaur Day

KPOP Meetup

Tue, Aug 18   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults all ages music

KPOP Meetup is a virtual program where KPOP fans can join together to discuss their interests in Korean music, experiences they’ve had as a fan, favorite artists and songs, and theories about KPOP music videos. You will also be introduced to the...

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KPOP Meetup

Summer Reading: Become a Mermaid, Neptune, or Pirate

Tue, Aug 18   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Join Author/Illustrator Melanie Hope Greenberg and become a mermaid or any sea creature you can imagine. Create your own Mermaid or Neptune Crown. Based on her book Mermaids on Parade.

The video will premier on the BPL...

Summer Reading: Become a Mermaid, Neptune, or Pirate

Book Adventures: Summer Reading Edition

Tue, Aug 18   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Kids book discussion kids create summer reading

Book Adventures: Summer Reading Edition!

Calling kids ages 5-12! Have you signed up for Summer Reading on Beanstack? Would you like to see how other kids are rising to the weekly challenges? Are you excited to share what you've been...

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Book Adventures: Summer Reading Edition

Retro Gaming Stream

Tue, Aug 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults summer reading teen time video games

If you enjoy retro video games, or have an interest in viewing a live stream of some classic games, then our Retro Gaming Stream is perfect for you. During this stream the commentator will give some historical insight about each game played, and...

Retro Gaming Stream

Social Games

Tue, Aug 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults bklyn incubator board game exchange library table-top & board games Virtual Programming

Meet up online and play a really easy social games made by Jackbox. 

We will meet in Zoom. I will send out a link at 3:15. 

You will have to be able to keep one eye on the Zoom call and one on a browser with Jackbox.tv...

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Social Games

Teen Virtual Art Challenge

Tue, Aug 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts teen time

Hey, teens! Like a challenge?

Join in each week for a Zoom meetup where we will listen to music while trying various art challenges. Feel free to use a pencil/pen and paper or your tablet!

Registration is required. Recommended for...

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Teen Virtual Art Challenge

Virtual Teen Forum: The Gender and Sexuality Spectrum

Tue, Aug 18   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults health and wellness Healthy Communities summer reading teen time

Teens and Tweens, Join the Brooklyn Public Library and PLAGNYC for a Panel Discussion and Q&A about the The Gender and Sexuality Spectrum. Learn about common terms and get your questions answered in a non-judgmental, welcoming, and confidential...
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Virtual Teen Forum: The Gender and Sexuality Spectrum

Kids Create: Friendship Bracelets

Tue, Aug 18   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create summer reading

Learn the basic knot used for making friendship braclets with the "chevron" pattern.  Materials needed:  embroidery thread, plastic lacing cord, heavy-weight yarn or similar material.

Be sure to register for a link to our Zoom...

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Kids Create: Friendship Bracelets

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Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Aug 19   1:00 pm to 1:15 pm   Virtual

Kids kids create summer reading Virtual Programming

Spend a quick and crafty 30 minutes with the Saratoga's children's librarians drawing, coloring, cutting,  or some combination of those.

This will be broadcast from the Saratoga Facebook page

Virtual Kids Create

The Art of Searching & Reading Research Articles - Session 2

Wed, Aug 19   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults all ages research Virtual Programming

Join us for session two on reading academic research articles! We will use the Brooklyn Public Library's public databases, which are all free to use with an active library membership account.
This program is open to students of all ages....

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The Art of Searching & Reading Research Articles - Session 2

Summer Reading: Jewelry Making

Wed, Aug 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Learn to make the kind of jewelry worn by celebrities!

View the broadcast on Instagram Live at 2 PM.

Summer Reading: Jewelry Making

Children's Writing Workshop: Creation Myths

Wed, Aug 19   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Students will explore creation myths from various cultures (including Greek, Norse, Navaho, Sicilian, Middle Eastern, and American Folk Mythology to name a few) and then write or draw their own. Make sure to have writing and drawing...

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Children's Writing Workshop: Creation Myths

Animals of the Himalayas! with Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

Wed, Aug 19   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass Virtual Programming

Join us to learn about the animals of the Himalayas! We'll introduce you to two important animals: the snow leopard, and the yak! Learn about the importance of the yak to the people of the Himalayas!

This program is intended for children...

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Animals of the Himalayas! with Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Aug 19   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create summer reading

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

Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

Wed, Aug 19   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion e-books poetry

You MUST have discord downloaded to your device and an account created. It is free! This server is for grades 6-12.

Discuss writing you have written about the current book. It can be something you feel should’ve been written...

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Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Aug 19   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create summer reading

Join a staff member to create art! This will be broadcast from the East Flatbush Library Facebook Page !

 

Virtual Kids Create

Lions and Tigers and Bees, Oh My!

Wed, Aug 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids author talks Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

Join author Candace Fleming as she shares the secrets behind her new books, Honeybee and Cubs in the Tub, then create your own true stories...with a little help from the author.

View the broadcast on Candace Fleming's Facebook...

Lions and Tigers and Bees, Oh My!

Virtual Teens Write Stuff Wednesdays

Wed, Aug 19   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults creative writing teen time Virtual Programming

While we can't share in person, that doesn't mean the writing has to stop. 

Join us online on our Instagram page! 

Virtual Teens Write Stuff Wednesdays

"A Virtual Field Trip to The Jim Henson Exhibition" with the Museum of the Moving Image

Wed, Aug 19   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass Virtual Programming

Director of Curatorial Affairs Barbara Miller will lead an online audience (watching from home) on a live virtual tour, making stops at several sections pertaining to different phases of Jim Henson’s career. These sections include an introduction...

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"A Virtual Field Trip to The Jim Henson Exhibition" with the Museum of the Moving Image

Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

Wed, Aug 19   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion e-books poetry

You MUST have discord downloaded to your device and an account created. It is free! This server is for grades 6-12.

Discuss writing you have written about the current book. It can be something you feel should’ve been written...

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Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

Virtual Readaloud--The Obsidian Tower by Melissa Caruso

Wed, Aug 19   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults summer reading Virtual Programming

Join us on the Kensington Library Facebook page as we continue our serial reading of Melissa Caruso's new book, The Obsidian Tower.  This week, we'll enjoy chapters 17 and 18. 

Set in a world of magic and complicated...

Virtual Readaloud--The Obsidian Tower by Melissa Caruso

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Summer Reading: Big Jeff

Thu, Aug 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Big Jeff is an award winning children’s singer/ songwriter. Show includes movement, children’s songs, interactive fun, musical story time, and learning through music.

View the broadcast on Facebook Live at 11 AM.

Summer Reading: Big Jeff

Choosing a College

Thu, Aug 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults career Virtual Programming

Get tips for finding your "best fit" schools with this live demonstration of the library's online research tools. 

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Choosing a College

Book Discussion: The Season of Styx Malone by Kekla Magoon

Thu, Aug 20   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Kids book discussion summer reading Virtual Programming

You thought your lockdown was difficult!  Try being locked down to your small town in Indiana by your father your entire life!  That's how Caleb Franklin felt until the summer he met Styx Malone whose extraordinary escalator...

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Book Discussion: The Season of Styx Malone by Kekla Magoon

Cook Mobile LIVE Cooking Class

Thu, Aug 20   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults adult learning Community Cooking cooking summer reading

Teens and adult beginner cooks! Please join the CookMobile team LIVE on Instagram @bklynlibrary on           
Thursday, August 20th at 2pm. We'll be cooking Chicken Korma, a recipe from our instructor's Mom....

Cook Mobile LIVE Cooking Class

Retro Gaming Stream

Thu, Aug 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults summer reading teen time video games

If you enjoy retro video games, or have an interest in viewing a live stream of some classic games, then our Retro Gaming Stream is perfect for you. During this stream the commentator will give some historical insight about each game played, and...

Retro Gaming Stream

Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Thu, Aug 20   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Virtual Programming

Please join us every Thursday for a friendly competition for teens looking to interact and sharpen their chess skills simultaneously!

We will be using LiChess as the "Arena," meaning after one game is over, you will be put in...

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Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Thu, Aug 20   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids ezra jack keats storytime

Through the Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft program, librarians read aloud to children and lead a craft activity related to the themes and images of the book. 
This will be broadcasted live at 3:30 from Brooklyn Public Library Facebook...

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Creative Writing for Teens

Thu, Aug 20   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Artists on Site creative writing Virtual Programming

 Whether you are looking for positive encouragement with your nearly completed novel, or you would like to try some poetry or short story writing exercises, this writing workshop is for you! Participants may share their writing and...

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Creative Writing for Teens

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, Aug 20   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids book discussion kids explore summer reading

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

"MOCACreate @Home: Neighborhood Sounds" with the Museum of Chinese in America

Thu, Aug 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass Virtual Programming

Did you hear that? That’s the sound of a broom sweeping, a dog barking, and a basketball bouncing, all mixed together. What are the sounds of your neighborhood? Join us for art making inspired by the soundscapes of our streets and homes.

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"MOCACreate @Home: Neighborhood Sounds" with the Museum of Chinese in America

Teen Time: Jeopardy

Thu, Aug 20   5:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults summer reading teen time Virtual Programming

Join us for Virtual Jeopardy! Ages 12-17 are welcome.

Online registration required. This program will take place on Zoom. Registrants will receive an email with access to the Zoom meeting prior to the event. 

This program is...

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Teen Time: Jeopardy

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Teen Book Club on Discord: Book/Movie Discussion

Fri, Aug 21   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion e-books movies

Must have Discord downloaded to participate!

Particpants will read Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. On the date above or before the date you can watch the movie on Amazon prime, or request it at one of the open libraries....

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Teen Book Club on Discord: Book/Movie Discussion

Summer Reading: The Lion and the Mouse

Fri, Aug 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Can a Mouse save a Lion?

He can…as you will find out from this classic folktale told with a giant pop-up book. No one can be so small as to be ignored.

The link to the program will be provided on this webpage at 2PM on August...

Summer Reading: The Lion and the Mouse

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