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JAN
22

Library Lab

Wed, Jan 22   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Kids after school library lab stem & steam

Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children (ages 6 to 10) and their families. Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts with fun, free activities that will spark curiosity through...

Library Lab

JAN
23

Chess with Chessmaster William Del Castillo

Thu, Jan 23   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Chess for kids with Chessmaster William Del Castillo

Chess with Chessmaster William Del Castillo

JAN
25

Perfectly Penguin by Wildlife Theater

Sat, Jan 25   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids Events for Youth and Family performance

Ever wonder what WE can do to protect the planet? Find out when Wildlife Theater takes participants into our oceans to explore cause & effect. They'll learn how penguins & people have more in common than one might think, & how their...

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Perfectly Penguin by Wildlife Theater

JAN
28

Kids Create

Tue, Jan 28   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Join us for a fun and engaging craft or art project.  Bring your creative side and let's create!

Kids Create

JAN
30

Chess with Chessmaster William Del Castillo

Thu, Jan 30   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Chess for kids with Chessmaster William Del Castillo

Chess with Chessmaster William Del Castillo

FEB
5

Library Lab

Wed, Feb 5   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Kids after school library lab stem & steam

Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children (ages 6 to 10) and their families. Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts with fun, free activities that will spark curiosity through...

Library Lab

FEB
6

Team Up To Read: Be Curious

Thu, Feb 6   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Kids team up to read

Learn how to pause and ask questions to be a more curious reader. 

Learn about the library and get a library card!

Team Up To Read: Be Curious

Chess with Chessmaster William Del Castillo

Thu, Feb 6   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Chess for kids with Chessmaster William Del Castillo

Chess with Chessmaster William Del Castillo

FEB
8

Book Launch: "Rise! From Caged Bird to Poet of the People, Maya Angelou" Author Bethany Hegedus & Illustrator Tonya Engel

Sat, Feb 8   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids author talks Events for Youth and Family

Author Bethany Hegedus and Illustrator Tonya Engel read from Rise!: From Caged Bird to Poet of the People, Maya Angelou, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the publication of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, this beautiful biography of...

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Book Launch: "Rise! From Caged Bird to Poet of the People, Maya Angelou" Author Bethany Hegedus & Illustrator Tonya Engel

FEB
11

Kids Create

Tue, Feb 11   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Join us for a fun and engaging craft or art project.  Bring your creative side and let's create!

Kids Create

FEB
13

Team Up To Read: "Just-Right" Books

Thu, Feb 13   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Kids team up to read

Kids will learn strategies for choosing a book that’s “just right” for independent reading.

Create a visual reader’s response using fun watercolor painting!

Team Up To Read: "Just-Right" Books

Chess with Chessmaster William Del Castillo

Thu, Feb 13   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Chess for kids with Chessmaster William Del Castillo

Chess with Chessmaster William Del Castillo

FEB
15

Lunar New Year Celebration with Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company

Sat, Feb 15   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids Events for Youth and Family live music music

A colorful and vibrant production of dance and music to delight the whole family. Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company celebrate the beginning of the Chinese Zodiac cycle with acrobatic dancers and exquisite music.

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Lunar New Year Celebration with Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company

FEB
18

Family Movie

Tue, Feb 18   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids family movie movies

Watch Toy Story 4 (2019, Rated G) on the big screen! 

Family Movie

FEB
19

Family Movie

Wed, Feb 19   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids family movie movies

Watch Aladdin (2019, Rated PG) on the big screen! 

Family Movie

Library Lab

Wed, Feb 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Kids after school library lab stem & steam

Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children (ages 6 to 10) and their families. Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts with fun, free activities that will spark curiosity through...

Library Lab

FEB
20

Family Movie

Thu, Feb 20   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids family movie movies

Watch The Lion King (2019, Rated PG) on the big screen! 

Family Movie

Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

Thu, Feb 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Kids team up to read

Improve comprehension by making “mind movies” to visualize stories.

Enjoy drawing with colored pencils to visualize a story!

Team Up To Read: Mind Movies

Chess with Chessmaster William Del Castillo

Thu, Feb 20   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Chess for kids with Chessmaster William Del Castillo

Chess with Chessmaster William Del Castillo

FEB
22

9th Annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival

Sat, Feb 22   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids Events for Youth and Family movies

Welcome to the ninth annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival—a yearly video contest in which kid filmmakers create weird short movies that tell the entire stories of Newbery award-winning books in about 90 seconds. The screening is hosted by...

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9th Annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival

FEB
25

Kids Create

Tue, Feb 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Join us for a fun and engaging craft or art project.  Bring your creative side and let's create!

Kids Create

FEB
27

Team Up To Read: Story Mapping

Thu, Feb 27   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Kids team up to read

Utilize fun game techniques to build comprehension.

Design a comic strip to learn the parts of a story!

Team Up To Read: Story Mapping

Chess with Chessmaster William Del Castillo

Thu, Feb 27   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Ulmer Park Library

Kids Chess Workshop

Chess for kids with Chessmaster William Del Castillo

Chess with Chessmaster William Del Castillo

FEB
29

Kotchegna: Dance Traditions from Ivory Coast

Sat, Feb 29   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids Events for Youth and Family

Performing in elaborate masks to the explosive percussion of a corps of brilliant drummers, Kotchegna Dance Company's irresistible excitement and pulsating rhythms are an experience to behold. Join master dancer and percussionist Vado Diomande...

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Kotchegna: Dance Traditions from Ivory Coast

MAR
4

Library Lab

Wed, Mar 4   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Kids after school library lab stem & steam

Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children (ages 6 to 10) and their families. Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts with fun, free activities that will spark curiosity through...

Library Lab

MAR
5

Team Up To Read: Making Connections

Thu, Mar 5   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Kids team up to read

How do our personal experiences help us to understand what we’re reading?

Create a visual reader’s response using fun watercolor painting!

Team Up To Read: Making Connections

MAR
7

Bee Parks and the Hornets

Sat, Mar 7   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids Events for Youth and Family live music music

The Hornets perform high-energy shows that combine rockin’ music, puppetry, and audience participation to inspire young people to get up and move — both with their feet and in their communities. With all-original songs that promote kindness,...

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Bee Parks and the Hornets

MAR
10

Kids Create

Tue, Mar 10   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Join us for a fun and engaging craft or art project.  Bring your creative side and let's create!

Kids Create

MAR
12

Team Up To Read: Vocabulary Building

Thu, Mar 12   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Kids team up to read

Develop strategies for learning new vocabulary while reading.

Play a fun game of concentration to learn new vocabulary!

Team Up To Read: Vocabulary Building

MAR
18

Library Lab

Wed, Mar 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Kids after school library lab stem & steam

Library Lab is Brooklyn Public Library’s dynamic learning enrichment program for children (ages 6 to 10) and their families. Explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math concepts with fun, free activities that will spark curiosity through...

Library Lab

MAR
19

Team Up To Read: Interactive Storytelling

Thu, Mar 19   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Kids team up to read

Increase fluency by mastering speed, accuracy and expression through interactive storytelling techniques.

Have fun making puppets to use for fluency practice!

Team Up To Read: Interactive Storytelling

MAR
24

Kids Create

Tue, Mar 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Kids arts and crafts kids create

Join us for a fun and engaging craft or art project.  Bring your creative side and let's create!

Kids Create

MAR
26

Team Up To Read: "Real-Life" Reading

Thu, Mar 26   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Bedford Library

Kids team up to read

Explore strategies for engaging reluctant readers through a variety of genres. 

Celebrate our last session by trying your favorite hands-on activity!

Team Up To Read: "Real-Life" Reading

MAR
28

The Cat in the Hat

Sat, Mar 28   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Central Library, Dweck Center

Kids Events for Youth and Family performance

The National Theatre's adaptation of Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat is a lively, engaging play with sound effects* for performance by adults for young children. Not a word has been touched or added to Dr. Seuss' classic, ensuring that anyone who'...

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The Cat in the Hat

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