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JUL
12

NBA 2K Play with BPL

Sun, Jul 12   4:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults kids tech time teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Looking for a fun way to kill time during quarantine? Missing Basketball? Got a PlayStation 4? Join us for NBA 2K with the Library! 

Play with and against friends, family and the Library in various modes like “All Star Team Up, Pro-...

NBA 2K Play with BPL

JUL
13

Virtual Preschool Storytime

Mon, Jul 13   10:15 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts first five years preschool summer reading

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

Virtual Storytime

Mon, Jul 13   11:00 am to 11:30 am   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 virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire...

Virtual Storytime

Decoupage for Teens

Mon, Jul 13   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults diy fiber arts summer reading teen time

Come join me live on the Canarsie page on Facebook where I will be demonstrating how to decorate glasswear and a wooden tray through the traditional craft of decoupage.

This program will take place on Monday, July 13 at 1:00 PM at ...

Decoupage for Teens

Virtual Census Storytime - Urdu

Mon, Jul 13   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years 2020 census first five years multilingual storytime storytime

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

Join us for virtual Urdu storytime with books, songs, and tips in Urdu for your child...

Virtual Census Storytime - Urdu

Retro Gaming Stream

Mon, Jul 13   2:00 pm to 3:45 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, Jul 13   3:00 pm to 4:00 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

Jack & Friends: Stomp, Clap, & Sing with Suzi Shelton

Mon, Jul 13   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years live music summer reading Virtual Programming

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

Join local family performer Suzi Shelton for a series of fun-filled musical performances....

Jack & Friends: Stomp, Clap, & Sing with Suzi Shelton

Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord

Mon, Jul 13   4:30 pm to 5:30 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...

Register
Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord

NBA 2K Play with BPL

Mon, Jul 13   4:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults kids tech time teen tech time video games Virtual Programming

Looking for a fun way to kill time during quarantine? Missing Basketball? Got a PlayStation 4? Join us for NBA 2K with the Library! 

Play with and against friends, family and the Library in various modes like “All Star Team Up, Pro-...

NBA 2K Play with BPL

Chapter by Chapter: Harry Potter

Mon, Jul 13   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 fifteen ("The Forbidden Forest") of Harry...

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Chapter by Chapter: Harry Potter

JUL
14

Virtual Babies & Books

Tue, Jul 14   10:45 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy first five years Virtual Programming

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

Jack & Friends: Toddler Yoga with Kelly Brennan

Tue, Jul 14   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

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

Join Kelly Brennan for a fun yoga practice! Toddlers will explore yoga poses and breathing in...

Jack & Friends: Toddler Yoga with Kelly Brennan

Virtual Storytime

Tue, Jul 14   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books 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 virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire...

Virtual Storytime

Virtual Babies & Books

Tue, Jul 14   11:30 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy first five years Virtual Programming

Spend fifteen minutes with a librarian to hear a story, finger plays and songs.

This will be broadcast from the East Flatbush Facebook Page.

Virtual Babies & Books

Virtual Jigsaw Puzzles

Tue, Jul 14   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

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

Join in to play a new jigsaw puzzle game every week via https://jigsawpuzzles.io/.

You can sign up for FREE with your Facebook, Twitter, or Google account.

Register ASAP to receive a message from the hosting librarian, Jess G.,...

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Virtual Jigsaw Puzzles

BPL Summer Reading List for Teens

Tue, Jul 14   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book discussion teen time Virtual Programming

Are you wondering what's on the BPL Teen Summer Reading List? 

Join us and we'll introduce you to our favorites--which means all (lol)!

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BPL Summer Reading List for Teens

Virtual Board Games

Tue, Jul 14   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

JUL
15

Virtual Babies and Books Storytime

Wed, Jul 15   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

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Wed, Jul 15   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)

Retro Gaming Stream

Wed, Jul 15   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 Fan Fiction on Discord

Wed, Jul 15   3:00 pm to 4:00 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 Mystery Meeting

Wed, Jul 15   3:30 pm to 4:30 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, Jul 15   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

Blocks, Bubbles and Outliness: Graffiti 102 with Hi-ARTS

Wed, Jul 15   4:30 pm to 5:15 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Culture Pass

Hi-ARTS and Carlos Jesus Martinez Dominguez a.k.a FEEGZ, Figaro & Firo173 invite you to learn the history and basics of graffiti art, including block and bubble letters. All you need is some paper, a pencil, a sharpie, and a ruler (or...

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Blocks, Bubbles and Outliness: Graffiti 102 with Hi-ARTS

Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

Wed, Jul 15   4:30 pm to 5:30 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...

Register
Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

JUL
16

Musical Yoga Storytime

Thu, Jul 16   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

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jul 16   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, Jul 16   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 YA Book Club: Akata Witch

Thu, Jul 16   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion teen time

Do you love reading? Do you love YA fantasy books? Do you love talking about your favorite books with your peers? BPL Librarian Eric Horwitz is hosting a virtual book club for youth ages 13-18, to be held over a Zoom call on Thursday, July...

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Virtual YA Book Club: Akata Witch

Virtual Storytime- It's Raining Cats and Dogs!

Thu, Jul 16   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first 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!**    

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

Virtual Storytime- It's Raining Cats and Dogs!

Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Thu, Jul 16   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

TECH BALANCE: CÓMO BALANCEAR LOS MEDIOS DIGITALES Y TECNOLOGÍA EN EL HOGAR

Thu, Jul 16   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years Media Mentorship spanish Virtual Programming

Un taller interactivo para padres de niños entre 0 y 5 años

Trabajando en asociación con Common Sense Media, BPL gustosamente ofrece este taller para padres y cuidadores sobre como guiar el tiempo de niños enfrente de pantallas. La...

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TECH BALANCE: CÓMO BALANCEAR LOS MEDIOS DIGITALES Y TECNOLOGÍA EN EL HOGAR

Creative Writing for Teens

Thu, Jul 16   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

Teen Time: Jeopardy

Thu, Jul 16   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

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jul 16   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

JUL
17

Virtual Storytime

Fri, Jul 17   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years early literacy 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...

Virtual Storytime

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression on Discord

Fri, Jul 17   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 on Discord

JUL
18

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Lori!

Sat, Jul 18   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years storytime summer reading toddler time Virtual Programming

Join us for a storytime incorporating stories, songs, and rhymes! View the broadcast on the Cortelyou Library Facebook page. 

 

Virtual Storytime with Ms. Lori!

Virtual Saturday Storytime

Sat, Jul 18   10:15 am to 10:45 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years saturday storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Join us each Saturday to hear new stories and favorite tales read aloud.. View the broadcast on the Saratoga Library's Facebook Page at 10:15 am

Virtual Saturday Storytime

JUL
20

Migration Stories: Oral Histories, Literature, and the Power of Telling with the Brooklyn Historical Society

Mon, Jul 20   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Culture Pass

Brooklyn Historical Society’s initiative “Muslims in Brooklyn” is grounded in a collection of 50 oral histories that represent Muslims of all ages and backrounds, life experiences and identities. One topic touched upon repeatedly in these audio...

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Migration Stories: Oral Histories, Literature, and the Power of Telling with the Brooklyn Historical Society

Jack & Friends: Stomp, Clap, & Sing with Suzi Shelton

Mon, Jul 20   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years live music summer reading Virtual Programming

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

Join local family performer Suzi Shelton for a series of fun-filled musical performances....

Jack & Friends: Stomp, Clap, & Sing with Suzi Shelton

Victorian Paper Blooms with King Manor Museum

Mon, Jul 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Culture Pass

Participants will learn to make a variety of different kinds of Victorian paper flowers to turn into a garden bouquet or garland, using whatever they already have at home to participate. The program will include a live interactive, family...

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Victorian Paper Blooms with King Manor Museum

JUL
21

Virtual Babies & Books

Tue, Jul 21   10:45 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books early literacy first five years Virtual Programming

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

Cara's Caterpillars

Tue, Jul 21   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years Events for Youth and Family summer reading Virtual Programming

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 song.

View the broadcast on the Brooklyn Public Library...

Cara's Caterpillars

Jack & Friends: Toddler Yoga with Kelly Brennan

Tue, Jul 21   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

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

Join Kelly Brennan for a fun yoga practice! Toddlers will explore yoga poses and breathing in...

Jack & Friends: Toddler Yoga with Kelly Brennan

Virtual Storytime

Tue, Jul 21   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books 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 virtual storytime with books, songs, and tips for your child to acquire...

Virtual Storytime

Virtual Jigsaw Puzzles

Tue, Jul 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

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

Join in to play a new jigsaw puzzle game every week via https://jigsawpuzzles.io/.

You can sign up for FREE with your Facebook, Twitter, or Google account.

Register ASAP to receive a message from the hosting librarian, Jess G.,...

Virtual Jigsaw Puzzles

Virtual Board Games

Tue, Jul 21   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...

Register
Virtual Board Games

Colonial Cooking with the Wyckoff House Museum

Tue, Jul 21   5:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Culture Pass

J​oin the Wyckoff Museum staff as they prepare a fresh summertime meal from historical recipes. We’ll discuss the history of the Wyckoff farm and agriculture in Brooklyn, as well as food preservation, healthy meals, and how the Wyckoff Museum is...

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Colonial Cooking with the Wyckoff House Museum

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