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Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Aug 12   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 Known World: Mapping and Writing Intimate Geographies

Wed, Aug 12   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids community partner creative writing kids create kids explore

Please join the Cypress Hills Library and our partners at Community Word Project for an interactive writing workshop for kids ages 6-12. Teaching artist Felipe Galindo will teach this writing workshop in both English and Spanish.

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The Known World: Mapping and Writing Intimate Geographies

Community-Word Project: Giu-Fa Gets Lost

Wed, Aug 12   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

In this Sicilian/Middle Eastern folktale about prejudice, a character is harshly judged by his appearance. How does his mother solve that problem? How can the landscape of story involve us?

This event will be held on Zoom. Registration is...

Community-Word Project: Giu-Fa Gets Lost

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Wed, Aug 12   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years multilingual storytime spanish Virtual Programming

Acompáñenos con cuentos y canciones en español para niños y sus padres o cuidadores en la página Brooklyn Public Library Family Facebook. (Join us for stories and songs in Spanish for children and their parents or caregivers on the Brooklyn...

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Book Adventures : farmer duck by martin waddell

Wed, Aug 12   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create summer reading

Join us for bookish fun as we read a book together and do a craft based on the book!

DUCK HAT CRAFT:

Materials:

Yellow, Orange, and White construction paper

A Marker 

Scissors 

Glue...

Book Adventures : farmer duck by martin waddell

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Aug 12   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.

We welcome you to create a...

Virtual Kids Create

"Who We Are: The Census and Identity in New York City" with Museum of the City of New York

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

Kids 2020 census Culture Pass Virtual Programming

Join educators from the Museum of the City of New York for an exploration of the census in New York City and why this count is so important to the future of our city. During the session, we will also examine artworks that use data from the Census...

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"Who We Are: The Census and Identity in New York City" with Museum of the City of New York

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Aug 12   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 !

We welcome you to create a Rainbow Cloud.

Materials list: Yarn of various colors at least (about 4-6 strings of each...

Virtual Kids Create

Overground Railroad

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

Kids author talks Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

This husband and wife team, author Lesa Cline-Ransome and artist James Ransome continue to create books for young readers that intrigue as well as inspire. Lesa will read one of their newest titles, Overground Railroad and will discuss the...

Overground Railroad

Summer Chess Tournament Series

Wed, Aug 12   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Join us for our weekly chess tournament on lichess.org! Open to children and teens of all skill levels. Remember to be nice in the chat! Link below:

Week 7: https://lichess.org/tournament/PAdiPugj

Please email [email protected]

Summer Chess Tournament Series

Bedtime Stories with Miss Melisa

Wed, Aug 12   7:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Kids babies & books bedtime stories literacy storytime

Bring your favorite bedtime buddy for a special sleepytime storytime with Miss Melisa.

Bedtime Stories with Miss Melisa

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Musical Yoga Storytime

Thu, Aug 13   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Join us for a storytime for toddlers incorporating live music and yoga! View the broadcast on the Brooklyn Public Library Facebook Page at 10:00AM.

Musical Yoga Storytime

BCAP at Home with Brooklyn Botanic Garden: Japanese Garden Scavenger Hunt

Thu, Aug 13   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

In a place where so many people come from many different places, plants can show us how diverse Brooklyn really is. Join the Brooklyn Botanic Garden to explore what’s in bloom in your neighborhood, how to identify some of the plants growing...

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BCAP at Home with Brooklyn Botanic Garden: Japanese Garden Scavenger Hunt

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Aug 13   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime toddler time

**While our in-person events are on hold, we are offering virtual programming via Facebook Live broadcasts from our branches!**   

Join Ms. Abby for virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to...

Virtual Storytime

"MAD Reads" with the Museum of Arts and Design

Thu, Aug 13   10:30 am to 11:15 am   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass spanish Virtual Programming

MAD Reads, derivado de en un programa popular en MAD, es un taller en línea que será facilitado por un educador del museo para dar vida a un libro ilustrado a través de cuentos interactivos, exploración visual y creación artística. Los...

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"MAD Reads" with the Museum of Arts and Design

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Aug 13   10:30 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

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

Join Ms. Olivia for virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire early literacy, fine motor, and language developmental skills. View the live broadcast from the Windsor Terrace Library Facebook Page.

Virtual Storytime

Park Slope Library's Virtual Storytime

Thu, Aug 13   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

**While our in-person events are on hold, we are offering virtual programming via Facebook Live broadcasts from our branches!**  

Come join one of the Park Slope Library children's librarians for a virtual storytime!...

Park Slope Library's Virtual Storytime

Virtual Construction-Themed Storytime!

Thu, Aug 13   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime Virtual Programming

Join us as we read some books about construction workers and construction machines!  And we'll look at some nearby cranes moving things around and people building tall buildings!

Virtual Construction-Themed Storytime!

Summer Reading: Gary the Great

Thu, Aug 13   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Magician Gary the Great presents his high-energy blast of magic, comedy, and juggling.

This hilarious tour through the world of magic gets everyone involved!

Register for the Zoom broadcast via the RSVP button.

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Summer Reading: Gary the Great

Book Adventures: Radiant Child by Javaka Steptoe

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

Kids arts and crafts summer reading Virtual Programming

In this program, we'll be reading Radiant Child by Javaka Steptoe. We'll learn about famous artist, Jean-Michel Basquiat and then recreate one of his iconic works! 

Suggested materials:

paper markers, crayons, paint...
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Book Adventures: Radiant Child by Javaka Steptoe

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, Aug 13   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: Woven Together" with Museum of Chinese in America

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

Kids Culture Pass Virtual Programming

Garment workers have always been a large part of Chinatown's identity and community. Learn about their experiences as you create an individual paper weaving that reflects on your contributions to the rich fabric of MOCA and the Chinatown...

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"MOCACreate @Home: Woven Together" with Museum of Chinese in America

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Aug 13   7:00 pm to 7:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years early literacy first five years storytime summer reading

**While our in-person events are on hold, we are offering virtual programming via Facebook Live broadcasts from our branches!**   

Join us for Bedtime Stories this evening -- with books, songs, and tips for your...

Virtual Storytime

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BCAP at Home with Brooklyn Botanic Garden: Discovery Garden with GAP!

Fri, Aug 14   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

This do-at-your-own-pace program will appear on the BCAP at Home page at 10am. 

In a place where so many people come from many different places, plants can show us how diverse Brooklyn really is. Join the Brooklyn...

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BCAP at Home with Brooklyn Botanic Garden: Discovery Garden with GAP!

Zoom Virtual Storytime

Fri, Aug 14   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime toddler time Virtual Programming

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

Virtual Storytime with Miss Emily

Fri, Aug 14   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime Virtual Programming

Stories, songs, fingerplays, feltboard games, puppets, and more! A short video storytime for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers will be available on the Red Hook Library's facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/BPLRedHook/)  beginning...

Virtual Storytime with Miss Emily

Summer Reading: Shine and the Moonbeams

Fri, Aug 14   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids 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...

Summer Reading: Shine and the Moonbeams

Virtual Storytime with Washington Irving

Fri, Aug 14   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime Virtual Programming

**While our in-person events are on hold, we are offering virtual programming via Facebook Live broadcasts from our branches!**   

Join Lee and Louisa every Friday morning for virtual storytime with books, songs, and...

Virtual Storytime with Washington Irving

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Vera from Homecrest Library

Fri, Aug 14   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime summer reading toddler time

**While our in-person events are on hold, we are offering virtual programming via Facebook Live broadcasts from our branches!**   

Join us for virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire...

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Vera from Homecrest Library

Discover the Dollhouse at Van Cortlandt House Museum

Fri, Aug 14   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass Virtual Programming

In the Summer of 2019, Van Cortlandt House Museum embarked on a project to furnish the c. 1774 Homans Family Dollhouse.  The dollhouse has been furnished in keeping with the time period with furnishings inspired by the collections in Van...

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Discover the Dollhouse at Van Cortlandt House Museum

Kids Create: Fortune-Tellers & Log Cabins

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

Kids arts and crafts kids create summer reading

Come have some fun with arts and crafts! We're making fortune-tellers and log cabins! Please register and you will receive Zoom information one hour before the event via email. 

 

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Kids Create: Fortune-Tellers & Log Cabins

Book Adventures: Little Cloud by Eric Carle X Cloud Paint

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

Kids arts and crafts kids create stem & steam summer reading

Take a Book Adventure as Ms. Sarah reads “Little Cloud” by Eric Carle! After reading, children will explore clouds, rain and painting! 

The Event will take place on the Carroll Gardens Library Facebook Page !

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Book Adventures: Little Cloud by Eric Carle X Cloud Paint

"Dolls Collection" with Historic Richmond Town

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

Kids Culture Pass Virtual Programming

Dolls can evoke fond memories of our own childhood. The dolls in the collection of the Staten Island Historical Society at Historic Richmond Town can also tell us about how childhood was lived and understood in the past. In this program, we’ll...

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"Dolls Collection" with Historic Richmond Town

Kids Create: Coded Bracelets

Fri, Aug 14   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids kids create summer reading Virtual Programming

Come an learn a little bit about how binary code works and create your own "coded" bracelet using pony beads. The program will be pre-recorded and you can view the video on the Mill Basin Library Facebook page at 4 pm.  Clicking on the...

Kids Create: Coded Bracelets

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Virtual Storytime with Ms. Lori!

Sat, Aug 15   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime summer reading toddler time Virtual Programming

Join us for a fun storytime with Ms. Lori, our storytime volunteer. We'll sing favorite songs and read good books!  View the broadcast on the Cortelyou Library Facebook page. 

 

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Lori!

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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Virtual Preschool Storytime

Mon, Aug 17   10:15 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years preschool storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Join us for virtual storytime with books, songs, and a simple finger play activity. View the broadcast on the Saratoga Library's Facebook Page at 10:15 am

Virtual Preschool Storytime

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

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

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Virtual Mini Storytime

Tue, Aug 18   10:00 am to 10:15 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years storytime Virtual Programming

Engage in active screentime with this pre-recorded "mini" storytime, featuring 1 song, 1 book, and 1 additional activity.

Videos will be available for 48 hours after posting, so you can watch when it works best for your family! ...

Virtual Mini Storytime

Virtual Babies & Books

Tue, Aug 18   10:45 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy first five years summer reading

Spend fifteen minutes with Macon children's librarians to learn lap rhymes, finger plays, and early literacy tips for interacting with your baby and fostering a lifelong love of reading.

This will be broadcast from the Macon Library...

Virtual Babies & Books

Stomp, Clap and Sing with Cara Samantha

Tue, Aug 18   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years Events for Youth and Family stomp clap and sing

Clap, dance, sing, and party along with Cara Samantha and her magical musicians as they crawl their way into your hearts with a variety of pop, Motown, Disney, and family favorite songs.

View the broadcast on her Facebook page at 11 AM....

Stomp, Clap and Sing with Cara Samantha

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

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 Babies and Books Storytime

Wed, Aug 19   10:00 am to 10:15 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books storytime Virtual Programming

Join the Central Youth Wing librarians for a weekly storytime for babies every Wednesday morning in July. Learn new ryhmes, songs, and favorite books that are appopriate for babies ages 0-18 months. 

 

The program will...

Virtual Babies and Books Storytime

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