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BCAP at Home with the Prospect Park Zoo and the Wildlife Conservation Society

Thu, Aug 6   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Take a walk on the wild side with the virtual offerings of our friends at the Wildlife Conservation Society and the Prospect Park Zoo. Each day we’ll share a cool feature being offered online by our Zoological partners and learn more about how...

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BCAP at Home with the Prospect Park Zoo and the Wildlife Conservation Society

Summer Reading: Parallel Exit

Thu, Aug 6   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

A vaudeville show for the entire family, with juggling, magic, and music. Fun-loving physical comedians present a wide range of old-fashioned family entertainment, and you get to join in the fun! Brought to you by the award-winning troupe...

Summer Reading: Parallel Exit

Retro Gaming Stream

Thu, Aug 6   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 6   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

Kids Create: Making Fairy Houses

Thu, Aug 6   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids kids create summer reading Virtual Programming

Join us to learn how to make your very own fairy house! We'll talk a bit about the mythology of fairies, fairy culture, and how to use natural and household items to decorate your fairy house! Will the fairies come visit? Let's see! 

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Kids Create: Making Fairy Houses

Creative Writing for Teens

Thu, Aug 6   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 6   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

"Cartoon Illustration" with Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning

Thu, Aug 6   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Culture Pass Virtual Programming

A class for skilled young artists and beginners who are interested in creating their own cartoon illustrations. Participants will learn drawing techniques that will allow them to create original superheroes, manga characters, and humorous...

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"Cartoon Illustration" with Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning

Teen Time: Jeopardy

Thu, Aug 6   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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BCAP at Home with the Prospect Park Zoo and the Wildlife Conservation Society

Fri, Aug 7   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Take a walk on the wild side with the virtual offerings of our friends at the Wildlife Conservation Society and the Prospect Park Zoo. Each day we’ll share a cool feature being offered online by our Zoological partners and learn more about how...

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BCAP at Home with the Prospect Park Zoo and the Wildlife Conservation Society

Playground Design/Diseña tu Patio de Juego with the Noguchi Museum

Fri, Aug 7   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass spanish Virtual Programming

Explore the playgrounds that Isamu Noguchi created around the world. Then, collaborate with your family and design your own three-dimensional playground using materials found in your home, such as paper, tape, and cardboard. This program is in...

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Playground Design/Diseña tu Patio de Juego with the Noguchi Museum

Summer Reading: Star Stories

Fri, Aug 7   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading 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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Summer Reading: Star Stories

Kids Create: Drawing Games

Fri, Aug 7   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Join us on Facebook Live to learn how to play your very own drawing games at home with family and friends! All you need is paper and something to draw with like your favorite maker, pencil, or crayon! We'll be playing:

1. Box Grids...

Kids Create: Drawing Games

Book Adventures: La Princesa and the Pea by Susan Middleton Elya

Fri, Aug 7   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts storytime Virtual Programming

Join us today at 3:30 for another wonderful book adventure. We will be reading La Princesa and the Pea by Susan Middleton Elya. Afterwards, we will be creating our own paper blankets from everyday materials. If you would like to do the project...

Book Adventures: La Princesa and the Pea by Susan Middleton Elya

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Fri, Aug 7   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults arts and crafts book club book discussion e-books

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

Show us any art you’ve made pertaining to the current book. You can draw, paint, cosplay, digital art, etc. You can...

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Teen Book Club Book Art Expression and Crafts on Discord

Book Adventures: Rocket Says Look Up! x DIY Telescopes

Fri, Aug 7   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 “Rocket Says Look Up!” by Nathan Bryon and Illustrated by Dapa Adeola! After reading, children will learn how to make and decorate their very own collapsible telescopes!

The Event will take...

Book Adventures: Rocket Says Look Up! x DIY Telescopes

BPL Virtual Mario Kart Tournament

Fri, Aug 7   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Social distancing got you down? Got a Nintendo Switch? Join us for BPL's Virtual Mario Kart session!

Play against your friends and folks from all across Brooklyn and dominate the race! All skill levels welcome!

No...

BPL Virtual Mario Kart Tournament

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Bilingual Storytime in English and Tibetan

Sat, Aug 8   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Kids saturday storytime storytime Virtual Programming

**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...

Bilingual Storytime in English and Tibetan

Nom Noms - Recipes for Beginners

Sat, Aug 8   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults all ages cooking Virtual Programming

Straightfoward recipes with accessible ing3idients. 

There is no registration required. Just visit the @bklynfuture Instragram page to check them out!

Nom Noms - Recipes for Beginners

Virtual 3D Printing & Modeling Class

Sat, Aug 8   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

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BCAP at Home with Brooklyn Botanic Garden - Bees!

Mon, Aug 10   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Learn about Bees in the Discovery Garden with Meera Jagroo at BBG.

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...

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BCAP at Home with Brooklyn Botanic Garden - Bees!

Storytime from the Edible Academy with New York Botanical Gardens

Mon, Aug 10   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass Virtual Programming

A world of food adventure awaits the whole family with selected readings from the children’s book Kalamata’s Kitchen and cooking demonstrations, filmed at NYBG’s Edible Academy!

This program is intended for children and families.

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Storytime from the Edible Academy with New York Botanical Gardens

Summer Reading: Calpulli Youth Dance

Mon, Aug 10   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Calpulli Mexican Dance Company’s mission is to celebrate the rich diversity of Mexican and Mexican-American cultural heritage through dance-based programming. Join us for a festive celebration of Mexican dance and music!

The program will...

Summer Reading: Calpulli Youth Dance

Retro Gaming Stream

Mon, Aug 10   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 Book Club Book Discussion on Discord

Mon, Aug 10   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

Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord

Mon, Aug 10   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

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11

BCAP at Home with Brooklyn Botanic Garden: Bows and Arrows

Tue, Aug 11   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Greta Pemberton demonstrates how to create your own bow and arrow set.

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...

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BCAP at Home with Brooklyn Botanic Garden: Bows and Arrows

Summer Reading: Conroy Warren

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

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Feeling the beat! Enjoy the power and pleasure of Jazz, Calypso and Reggae through singing and dancing in this interactive performance with versatile entertainer Conroy Warren. It’s fun! It’s exciting!

View the broadcast on Facebook Live...

Summer Reading: Conroy Warren

Journey to the Himalayas! with Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

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

Kids Culture Pass Virtual Programming

Join us for an introduction to the people of Tibet & the Himalayan region, learn about their culture and their way of life!

This program is intended for children aged 8-12.

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Journey to the Himalayas! with Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art

Book Adventures: Summer Reading Edition

Tue, Aug 11   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

Everything LGBT: A Panel Discussion

Tue, Aug 11   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults all ages LGBTQ

Everyone of all ages, genders, and orientations are welcome to join us for this virtual panel. Please come in the spirit of learning and positivity. Topics of discussions are subject to change.  Pre-registration is required. 
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Everything LGBT: A Panel Discussion

Virtual Dungeons and Dragons with Bayleigh

Tue, Aug 11   3:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults table-top & board games teen tech time Virtual Programming

Hey teens! Are you bummed about social distancing but still want to game with your friends? Join us for a Dungeons and Dragons online game! Our librarians are going to make some awesome adventures for you! 


We are using...

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Virtual Dungeons and Dragons with Bayleigh

Virtual Board Games

Tue, Aug 11   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 game using BoardGameArena or an online platform. 

We will have a meeting in Zoom at first. I will send out a link at 3:15. Then we can decide on a game and I can walk you through...

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Virtual Board Games

Kids Create: Friendship Bracelets

Tue, Aug 11   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 "diagonal candy stripe" pattern.  Materials needed:  embroidery thread, plastic lacing cord, heavy-weight yarn or similar material.

Be sure to register for a link...

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Kids Create: Friendship Bracelets

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BCAP at Home with Brooklyn Botanic Garden: Flower Crowns

Wed, Aug 12   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Greta Pemberton and her son, Mac, demonstrate how to create your own flower crowns.

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...

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BCAP at Home with Brooklyn Botanic Garden: Flower Crowns

"Virtual Family Tour" with Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Wed, Aug 12   10:30 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass Virtual Programming

Explore the museum from home with an interactive, family-friendly tour that includes creative, hands-on activities. Each tour is organized around a single theme and highlights artworks from the Guggenheim's collection and special exhibitions....

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"Virtual Family Tour" with Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Summer Reading: The Jolly Lollies

Wed, Aug 12   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Liz Corwin and Holly Johnson are both singer-songwriters who teamed up to create Liz, Holly, & The Jolly Lollies. Based in Charlotte, NC they are known around the Queen City for teaching early childhood music in preschools and for leading...

Summer Reading: The Jolly Lollies

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Elizabeth

Wed, Aug 12   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Kids first five years storytime Virtual Programming

Please visit our branch's Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/StoneAvenueLibrary/) for storytime with Ms. Elizabeth!

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Elizabeth

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...

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Community-Word Project: Giu-Fa Gets Lost

Create What You're Feeling

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

Teens & Young Adults Virtual Programming

Calling all youth! Want to be given a chance to have your voice heard and express yourself creatively?

Please join us each month for a Zoom meetup where we will present a topic that has to do with current events and relevant issues. ...

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Create What You're Feeling

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.

 

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 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

Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

Wed, Aug 12   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

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

Virtual Mystery Meeting

Wed, Aug 12   3:30 pm to 5:15 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Virtual Programming

Solve a virtual mystery!

Escape Rooms and Puzzles of all sorts.

Register so that I can send you the link to Zoom. Hope to hear from you soon. 

 

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Virtual Mystery Meeting

Virtual Teens Write Stuff Wednesdays

Wed, Aug 12   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

Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

Wed, Aug 12   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

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

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