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JUN
5

ArchforKids: Dragon Dens, Fairy Cottages & Troll Bridges

Fri, Jun 5   1:30 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts summer reading Virtual Programming

Create a shelter for a fantasy character of your choice in this interactive workshop. We will show some examples to get your imagination fired up. Then build your model along with the architect-educator from ArchforKids. A great family...

ArchforKids: Dragon Dens, Fairy Cottages & Troll Bridges

Teen Show & Tell

Fri, Jun 5   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults conversations teen time Virtual Programming

 

With remote learning and Zoom meetings, we've been getting glimpses into each other's homes.  Let's make it intentional with a good old fashioned Show & Tell!  

We'll share some of our favorite/...

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Teen Show & Tell

Library Lab: Pasta Construction (Truss Bridges)

Fri, Jun 5   3:30 pm to 3:45 pm   Virtual

Kids stem & steam summer reading Virtual Programming

Are you up for an engineering challenge?  Your challenge is to construct a bridge that billy goats can cross.  The only materials that you can use is pasta and glue.  We are using pasta to construct Truss bridge....

Library Lab: Pasta Construction  (Truss Bridges)

BPL Virtual Mario Kart Tournament

Fri, Jun 5   4:00 pm to 6:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Social distancing got you down? Remote learning stressing you out? 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...

BPL Virtual Mario Kart Tournament

JUN
6

Tammy Hall Virtual Storytelling Event

Sat, Jun 6   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Kids live music storytime summer reading

Join storyteller Tammy Hall as she helps us Imagine Our Story with her spellbinding tales and hand-clapping songs.

Tammy Hall Virtual Storytelling Event

Music With Emily: Family Sing-A-Long

Sat, Jun 6   11:30 am to 12:15 pm   Virtual

Kids music summer reading

Emily will get your children up and moving along to familiar songs and originals that will engage and entice them to sing along, clap along, jump along and just have fun! Bring any instruments to shake and play and feel free to type in song...

Music With Emily: Family Sing-A-Long

JUN
8

Music With Emily: Family Sing-A-Long

Mon, Jun 8   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Kids music summer reading

Emily will get your children up and moving along to familiar songs and originals that will engage and entice them to sing along, clap along, jump along and just have fun! Bring any instruments to shake and play and feel free to type in song...

Music With Emily: Family Sing-A-Long

Joe The Magic Man

Mon, Jun 8   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family magic show summer reading Virtual Programming

Joe the Magic Man makes sure that all of his tricks and acts are enjoyable to all ages! From rabbits to doves and beyond!

***** Join us Via Zoom *****

Meeting ID: 824 6291 9067

Password: 12345


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Joe The Magic Man

Musical Perfonce with Mil’s Trills

Mon, Jun 8   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Mil's Trills is performing a *special online concert* to help kids and families cope with being stuck at home due to the coronavirus crisis. Tune in, connect, and engage with original playful uplifting songs, and interactive songwriting...

Musical Perfonce with Mil’s Trills

Poetry with Zetta Elliott

Mon, Jun 8   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults creative writing Virtual Programming writing workshop

Teens are invited to join author Zetta Elliott for a poetry workshop. Using examples from her own collection SAY HER NAME, Elliott will share warm-ups and prompts from her writing workbook FIND YOUR VOICE.

Participants must register and a...

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Poetry with Zetta Elliott

Feel the Beat with Conroy Warren !

Mon, Jun 8   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids live music summer reading

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! Imagine your musical story!

This virtual...

Feel the Beat with Conroy Warren !

Chapter by Chapter: Harry Potter

Mon, Jun 8   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults storytime Virtual Programming

Social distancing got you down?

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 ten ("...

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Chapter by Chapter: Harry Potter

JUN
9

Volunteers for Wildlife present Raptors of Long Island

Tue, Jun 9   11:30 am to 12:15 pm   Virtual

Kids performance summer reading Virtual Programming

This is an exciting chance to meet live hawks, owls, and falcons. Learn about the many adaptations that make these animals some of the most skilled hunters on the planet. See and learn about some incredible birds of prey!

Online...

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Volunteers for Wildlife present Raptors of Long Island

Virtual Dungeons and Dragons

Tue, Jun 9   2:30 pm to 4:30 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

Library Dance Party!

Tue, Jun 9   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family fitness

It's summer, and it's time to get down and boogoes! Lets have some fun with old and new dances.  Jumping, Singing and Dancing with our very own High Energy Party Motivator Elaine Gil.  

**Registration required!

We will...

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Library Dance Party!

Summer Reading: Drag Queen Story Hour Livestream

Tue, Jun 9   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids drag queen story hour Events for Youth and Family summer reading Virtual Programming

Enjoy songs and stories for kids age 3-8 during a livestream Drag Queen Story Hour. This event is presented in partnership with New York City Council Member Laurie Cumbo and Brooklyn Public Library. Watch live on DQSHNYC's Instagram, or...

Summer Reading: Drag Queen Story Hour Livestream

Virtual Board Games

Tue, Jun 9   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults 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 or Discord 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

Virtual Kids Create: Newspaper Crafts

Tue, Jun 9   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Spend a quick and crafty half-hour with the Paerdegat children's librarian making crafts out of newspaper.

This will be broadcast from the Paerdegat Library Facebook Page and Brooklyn Public Library Family Facebook Page.

Virtual Kids Create: Newspaper Crafts

Digital Meditation for Teens

Tue, Jun 9   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults health and wellness Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Brooklyn Public Library invites teens to come together to find a moment of peace in these stressful times. Instructor Lavender Suarez will guide participants through simple meditation techniques (breathing exercises, gentle movement, relaxing...

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Digital Meditation for Teens

JUN
10

Eléonore Weill’s Jewish Musical Metamorphosis

Wed, Jun 10   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Kids everyone is welcome here yiddish

Celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month with internationally renowned musicians Eleonore Weill and Jake Shulman-Ment, who will bring you on the voyage of a lifetime through Yiddish songs, klezmer dance tunes, and Jewish...

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Eléonore Weill’s Jewish Musical Metamorphosis

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Jun 10   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids 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

Create What You're Feeling

Wed, Jun 10   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

In My Garden

Wed, Jun 10   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Join Phil C. Stead as he discusses the making of his new book, IN MY GARDEN, written by Charlotte Zolotow. Philip will do a live demonstration of a technique he used to make the illustrations. Kids (and grownups) will be encouraged to follow...

In My Garden

Marco the Man of Mysteries - “The Magic of Reading”

Wed, Jun 10   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids magic show summer reading Virtual Programming

Marco the Man of Mysteries:

Performing with coins, cards, and other magical objects.   Marco demonstrates how books have taken him around the world.   The show is great for all ages.

Space limited.

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Marco the Man of Mysteries - “The Magic of Reading”

Science Edutainment: Spells and Potion Science!

Wed, Jun 10   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

 

Welcome to the online laboratory of Bill Louden Science! “Brainy Bill” amazes and amuses crowds of all ages and sizes with his incredible live science demonstrations. 

Join Brainy Bill for a hands-on, wands-up science...

Science Edutainment: Spells and Potion Science!

Virtual Mystery Meeting

Wed, Jun 10   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Virtual Programming

Solve a virtual mystery. 

This week we will try an odd version of Mysterium and Trivia Murder Mystery.  

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 Chess Workshop

Wed, Jun 10   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Kids and teens, learn to play or improve your game, with instructor Reinaldo Duran from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm. For beginners or advanced players. Please register for information on how and where to participate!

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Virtual Chess Workshop

JUN
11

Stomp, Clap and Sing with Louie Miranda

Thu, Jun 11   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Louie Miranda has been dazzling the hearts of children, parents & teachers everywhere he goes. He is unique, original & loved by an ever-growing population across the country! He has played with numerous ensembles performing music in a...

Stomp, Clap and Sing with Louie Miranda

Science Edutainment: The Science of Spells!

Thu, Jun 11   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids kids explore Virtual Programming

Welcome to the online laboratory of Bill Louden Science! “Brainy Bill” amazes and amuses crowds of all ages and sizes with his incredible live science demonstrations. 

Join Brainy Bill for a hands-on, wands-up science workshop. We’ll...

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Science Edutainment: The Science of Spells!

Read with PRIDE!

Thu, Jun 11   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids babies & books everyone is welcome here LGBTQ lgbtq pride month

Join Miss Melisa every Thursday in June as we share beautiful stories with themes of inclusion, acceptance, and, most of all, love.  

Read with PRIDE!

New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

Thu, Jun 11   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Eagle Blue (all ages), 4 min.

By Will Rose

A bold palette and a swaying beat bolster Eagle Blue high above the mountaintop, but she must swoop in and provide a proper meal for her hungry chicks

Watch: https...

New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

Teen Census Panel

Thu, Jun 11   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults 2020 census Town Hall

Join the BPL Census Navigator team, the CUNY Census Corps, Center for Family Life and Children of Promise NYC for a teen-hosted panel to discuss the importance of a complete count in the 2020 Census. This by teens-for-teens event will share...

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Teen Census Panel

Teaser Chapter

Thu, Jun 11   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids book discussion early literacy 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.

Upcoming (...

Teaser Chapter

Be Ready for College

Thu, Jun 11   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Virtual Programming

How to gain access to resources for grants and scholarships, navigate Blackboard, and more.

To receive Zoom link, registration is required.

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Be Ready for College

Creative Writing for Teens

Thu, Jun 11   4:00 pm to 4:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Artists on Site creative writing

 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

JUN
12

Enchanted Escape Room

Fri, Jun 12   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Virtual Programming

Suspend your imagination for the afternoon and travel into the forest with your friends.  Along the way, you will have to decipher puzzles in order to get through to the other side! 

We will use a Zoom room so you...

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Enchanted Escape Room

JUN
13

Jack & Friends: Drag Queen Story Hour

Sat, Jun 13   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids drag queen story hour lgbtq pride month summer reading Virtual Programming

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

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

Jack & Friends: Drag Queen Story Hour

Science Edutainment with Bill Louden

Sat, Jun 13   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Kids stem & steam summer reading Virtual Programming

Welcome to the laboratory of Bill Louden Science! “Brainy Bill” amazes and amuses crowds of all ages with his incredible live science demonstrations.

Join us via Zoom at 11:30 am.

Science Edutainment with Bill Louden

Joe The Magic Man

Sat, Jun 13   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Kids magic show summer reading Virtual Programming

Joe the Magic Man's tricks and acts are enjoyable to all ages! From rabbits to doves, children will be amazed and have a magical time.

View the broadcast on Zoom at 11:30am - link and meeting ID coming soon.

For more fun...

Joe The Magic Man

Shine and the Moonbeams

Sat, Jun 13   1:00 pm to 2:00 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...

Shine and the Moonbeams

JUN
15

Los tres cochinitos/The Three Little Pigs by Scaramouches Puppet Theatre

Mon, Jun 15   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

The Three Little Pigs is a fable about three pigs who build three houses of different materials. A Big Bad Wolf blows down the first two piggies houses, made of straw and sticks respectively, but is unable to destroy the third pig's house, made...

Los tres cochinitos/The Three Little Pigs by Scaramouches Puppet Theatre

Library Dance Party!

Mon, Jun 15   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family fitness

It's summer, and it's time to get down and boogoes! Lets have some fun with old and new dances.  Jumping, Singing and Dancing with our very own High Energy Party Motivator Elaine Gil.  

**Registration required!

We will...

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Library Dance Party!

Reggae, Calypso/Soca & Folk Music with Conroy Warren

Mon, Jun 15   3:00 pm to 4:00 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...

Reggae, Calypso/Soca & Folk Music with Conroy Warren

Poetry with Zetta Elliott

Mon, Jun 15   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults creative writing Virtual Programming writing workshop

Teens are invited to join author Zetta Elliott for a poetry workshop. Using examples from her own collection SAY HER NAME, Elliott will share warm-ups and prompts from her writing workbook FIND YOUR VOICE.

Participants must register and a...

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Poetry with Zetta Elliott

JUN
16

LIbrary Dance Party!

Tue, Jun 16   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family fitness

It's summer, and it's time to get down and boogoes! Lets have some fun with old and new dances.  Jumping, Singing and Dancing with our very own High Energy Party Motivator Elaine Gil.  

**Registration required!

We will...

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LIbrary Dance Party!

True Play Improv

Tue, Jun 16   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Using the tools of our current reality, this Facebook Live session will get us playing together, even when we're socially distant. True Play Improv is...

True Play Improv

Digital Meditation for Teens

Tue, Jun 16   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults health and wellness Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

Brooklyn Public Library invites teens to come together to find a moment of peace in these stressful times. Instructor Lavender Suarez will guide participants through simple meditation techniques (breathing exercises, gentle movement, relaxing...

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Digital Meditation for Teens

JUN
17

Beanstalk Storytime

Wed, Jun 17   2:30 pm to 3:15 pm   Virtual

Kids multilingual storytime Virtual Programming

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

Join Brooklyn Beanstalk for a storytime in French and Spanish. View the broadcast on...

Beanstalk Storytime

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Jun 17   3:00 pm to 3:30 pm   Virtual

Kids 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/Illustrator Javaka Steptoe

Wed, Jun 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Javaka Steptoe, award winning author and illustrator, will host an interactive book reading and arts & crafts workshop for children.

 

Author/Illustrator Javaka Steptoe

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