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SEP
30

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Sep 30   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

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

We will be creating a under water scene! Materials needed:

-Paper plate

-Construction...

Virtual Kids Create

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Sep 30   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

Use your imagination to take a trip under the sea!

We will be creating a water scene! Materials needed:

-Paper plate

-Construction paper (to create a fish or another under water creature of your choice)

-Crayons/...

Virtual Kids Create

Author Reading and Activity: Bears Make the Best Science Buddies

Wed, Sep 30   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids author talks Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

Join author Carmen Oliver as she shares one of the science experiments from her book Bears Make the Best Science Buddies and follow a fun milk and cookie experiment with participants. Kids can also print out the paper googles below and make their...

Author Reading and Activity: Bears Make the Best Science Buddies

OCT
1

Bilingual Storytime in English and Cantonese 英語及廣東話講故事時間

Thu, Oct 1   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Kids chinese early literacy first five years holiday

**While our in-person events are on hold, we are offering virtual programming via this pre-recorded Bilingual Storytime with Facebook Live Chat from our branches!**   

Join us for Bilingual...

Bilingual Storytime in English and Cantonese 英語及廣東話講故事時間

Kids Create: Alma Thomas Abstract Art

Thu, Oct 1   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts Virtual Programming

Today we'll examine the colorful, abstract art of African American artist, Alma Thomas. Then we'll create a piece inspired by her work! 

Suggested materials:

Paper paint cut up sponge or cork for small stamp

**...

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Kids Create: Alma Thomas Abstract Art

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, Oct 1   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids book discussion kids explore

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

OCT
2

Star Stories with the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Fri, Oct 2   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Kids astronomy Culture Pass Virtual Programming

For millennia, people have gazed at the night sky and told themselves stories about the pictures they see there. These same stars and constellations also allowed sailors to find their way back to port. Using images of the night sky, stories from...

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Star Stories with the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Book Adventures: By the Light of the Moon by Frann Preston-Gannon

Fri, Oct 2   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts storytime Virtual Programming

Join Ms. Ann as she reads By the Light of the Moon by Frann Preston-Gannon. It's a great story about how everyone's voice needs to be heard no matter how small. Afterwards will great a mini-lid banjo/guitar. Materials: Metal jar lid or empty...

Book Adventures: By the Light of the Moon by Frann Preston-Gannon

OCT
3

New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

Sat, Oct 3   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

Little Mouse/Egér (Ages 8+)

7 min., Ervin B. Nagy, in Hungarian with English subtitles, NYICFF 2017

Watch: youtube.com/watch?v=tmseVRYgc8g

Eleven-year-old “Little Mouse”, a naturally gifted swimmer, earned a spot...

New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

Chess Workshop

Sat, Oct 3   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop kids explore table-top & board games

Enjoy a game of chess at BPL, led by qualified instructors, to improve your game or learn to play. Both beginners and advanced players are welcome. Space is limited. Registration is required. Once registered, you will receive instructions on how...

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Chess Workshop

OCT
5

Virtual Chess Workshop

Mon, Oct 5   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, with instructor Reinaldo Duran from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

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Virtual Chess Workshop

OCT
7

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Oct 7   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

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

Author Reading and Activity: Out of the Door

Wed, Oct 7   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

Join author and illustrator Christy Hale on a journey OUT THE DOOR to school. Learn directional concepts, then create your own 3-D neighborhood, and write about your route to school.

View the broadcast at 3:30 pm on Christy Hale's...

Author Reading and Activity: Out of the Door

OCT
8

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, Oct 8   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids book discussion kids explore

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

OCT
9

Diseña tu Patio de Juego con el Noguchi Museum

Fri, Oct 9   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass spanish Virtual Programming

Explora los parques infantiles que Isamu Noguchi creó en todo el mundo. Luego, colabora con tu familia y diseña tu propio patio de recreo tridimensional utilizando materiales que se encuentran en su hogar, como papel, cinta adhesiva y cartón....

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Diseña tu Patio de Juego con el Noguchi Museum

Book Adventure: Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Fri, Oct 9   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids kids create Virtual Programming

Follow in the footsteps of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg! Make a "Dissent" collar like the one Justice Ginsburg wore when presenting her opposing viewpoints to the Supreme Court. We'll also share a young reader's biography...

Book Adventure: Ruth Bader Ginsburg

OCT
10

Events for Youth and Family: Sofi's Magical Adventure

Sat, Oct 10   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

“Sofi’s Magical Adventure” is a musical puppet performance based on Raquel M. Ortiz’s bilingual children’s picture book Sofi and the Magic, Musical Mural. Join Sofi exploring public art, imagination, and the Puerto Rican cultural tradition...

Events for Youth and Family: Sofi's Magical Adventure

Chess Workshop

Sat, Oct 10   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop kids explore table-top & board games

Enjoy a game of chess at BPL, led by qualified instructors, to improve your game or learn to play. Both beginners and advanced players are welcome. Space is limited. Registration is required. Once registered, you will receive instructions on how...

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Chess Workshop

OCT
14

MAD Reads with the Museum of Arts and Design

Wed, Oct 14   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass Virtual Programming

Based on a popular MAD program, this 45-minute online workshop will be facilitated by a MAD educator and bring a picture book to life through interactive story time, visual exploration, and artmaking. Join us for a reading and discussion of Faith...

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MAD Reads with the Museum of Arts and Design

MAD Reads! with the Museum of Arts and Design

Wed, Oct 14   11:00 am to 11:45 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 Kids Create

Wed, Oct 14   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

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

Author Reading and Activity: ¿Qué ve el pintor?

Wed, Oct 14   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

Cynthia Alonso is an illustrator & graphic designer from Buenos Aires, Argentina. She gets really into stories with a lot of passion and her work is full of life, tenderness, textures and vibrant colors. She is currently living in Berlin...

Author Reading and Activity: ¿Qué ve el pintor?

OCT
15

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, Oct 15   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids book discussion kids explore

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

OCT
16

Amazing Animals with the Brooklyn Children's Museum

Fri, Oct 16   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass Virtual Programming

Whether they can regrow a tail or lift 1,000 times their weight, our animal friends at Brooklyn Children’s Museum have super powers! All animals, including humans, have unique gifts that help us to survive, grow, solve problems, and live our...

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Amazing Animals with the Brooklyn Children's Museum

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

Fri, Oct 16   12:00 pm to 12:45 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

OCT
17

Events for Youth and Family: From the Statue of Liberty to the Barrio: A Musical Tour of NYC

Sat, Oct 17   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

Join musician Sofia Tosello on a multicultural musical tour of our very own NYC! Learn songs and stories from New York's many Latinx immigrant and diasporic communities, starting on the subway and ending with a comparsa in the Barrio. We'll use...

Events for Youth and Family: From the Statue of Liberty to the Barrio: A Musical Tour of NYC

Read With A Therapy Dog

Sat, Oct 17   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

Chess Workshop

Sat, Oct 17   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop kids explore table-top & board games

Enjoy a game of chess at BPL, led by qualified instructors, to improve your game or learn to play. Both beginners and advanced players are welcome. Space is limited. Registration is required. Once registered, you will receive instructions on how...

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Chess Workshop

Drag Queen Story Hour

Sat, Oct 17   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

OCT
19

Virtual Chess Workshop

Mon, Oct 19   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, with instructor Reinaldo Duran from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

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Virtual Chess Workshop

OCT
21

Let's Talk Trees with Wave Hill

Wed, Oct 21   10:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass Virtual Programming

In this program, we will investigate our local street trees and learn about how they help us out and what we can do to care for them. Then, we will make mandalas to tell our stories just like tree rings tell the story of a tree. 

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Let's Talk Trees with Wave Hill

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Oct 21   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

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

OCT
22

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Thu, Oct 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids ezra jack keats storytime

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

This will be broadcast live at 3:30 from Brooklyn Public Library Facebook Page 

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, Oct 22   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids book discussion kids explore

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

OCT
23

"West African Adventures" with Cumbe: Center for African Diaspora Dance

Fri, Oct 23   10:00 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass Virtual Programming

Take a journey with us through West African culture as we explore the vivacious rhythms, high energy movement, and jewels of knowledge from Nigeria, Guinea, Burkina Faso and more! From viewing the map of Africa, learning oral and movement...

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"West African Adventures" with Cumbe: Center for African Diaspora Dance

OCT
24

Events for Youth and Family: Online Magic

Sat, Oct 24   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

An magic program with Mark Clearview and a talking monkey! This program, led by a world record holding magician and comedian, has every jaw-dropping magic trick in the book, and includes a comedic twist! Part magic show, that has families working...

Events for Youth and Family: Online Magic

Chess Workshop

Sat, Oct 24   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop kids explore table-top & board games

Enjoy a game of chess at BPL, led by qualified instructors, to improve your game or learn to play. Both beginners and advanced players are welcome. Space is limited. Registration is required. Once registered, you will receive instructions on how...

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Chess Workshop

OCT
26

Virtual Chess Workshop

Mon, Oct 26   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, with instructor Reinaldo Duran from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

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Virtual Chess Workshop

OCT
28

The Magic of Meditation with the Children's Museum of Manhattan

Wed, Oct 28   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass Virtual Programming

We will discuss the benefits of, as well as strategies for, mindfulness and meditation. We will go through a meditation together and then create our own magic mindful breathing wand together.

 

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The Magic of Meditation with the Children's Museum of Manhattan

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Oct 28   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

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

OCT
29

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, Oct 29   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids book discussion kids explore

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

OCT
31

Events for Youth and Family: Día de los Muertos

Sat, Oct 31   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

The Compañía de Danza Mexicana will present a performance of its acclaimed production of “Día de los Muertos” with prerecorded educational content provided by Artistic Director, Alberto López. During the 50-minute virtual assembly, professional,...

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Events for Youth and Family: Día de los Muertos

Chess Workshop

Sat, Oct 31   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop kids explore table-top & board games

Enjoy a game of chess at BPL, led by qualified instructors, to improve your game or learn to play. Both beginners and advanced players are welcome. Space is limited. Registration is required. Once registered, you will receive instructions on how...

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Chess Workshop

NOV
2

Virtual Chess Workshop

Mon, Nov 2   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, with instructor Reinaldo Duran from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!...

Featured Event
Virtual Chess Workshop

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

Mon, Nov 2   6:00 pm to 6:30 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

NOV
4

Beautiful Us with the Brooklyn Children's Museum

Wed, Nov 4   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass Virtual Programming

This online program is a cultural collections investigation and art-making workshop in which we'll explore the unique and universal reasons we adorn ourselves. We'll share ancient and contemporary adornments from BCM's collection, and model the...

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Beautiful Us with the Brooklyn Children's Museum

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Nov 4   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids after school arts and crafts kids create

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

NOV
5

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, Nov 5   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids book discussion kids explore

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

NOV
6

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

Fri, Nov 6   10:00 am to 10:45 am   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

NOV
7

New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

Sat, Nov 7   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

I am not a Mouse (All Ages)

2 min., Evgenia Golubeva, in English, NYICFF 2017

Lucy’s outgrown her nickname. Can she convince her mom to stop calling her “Mouse?”

Watch: https://vimeo.com/147333282

Talking...

New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

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