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JUN
4

Teaser Chapter

Thu, Jun 4   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

JUN
5

Yoga for Kids

Fri, Jun 5   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years summer reading Virtual Programming

Ms. Corinne uses her imagination, storytelling, songs and help from her audience to travel through space and time! We’ll learn about different yoga techniques that teach us to be present, creative, and mindful, all while stretching our bodies...

Yoga for Kids

Chair Yoga for Everyone

Fri, Jun 5   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming yoga and meditation

There are many benefits of yoga: improved strength, flexibility and mental clarity, as well as improved posture and reduced stress. Chair Yoga is a non-intimidating way to start practicing yoga…and you don’t have to worry about getting up and...

Chair Yoga for Everyone

Virtual Storytime

Fri, Jun 5   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

Miss Paula Makes Popsicles

Fri, Jun 5   11:00 am to 11:15 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years arts and crafts Virtual Programming

Miss Paula and her two young assistants, Joseph and Jase, teach you how to make healthy popsicles using fruit juice and real fruit.  Click or cut and paste the link below to watch the video

https://www.facebook.com/BPLboroughpark/...

Miss Paula Makes Popsicles

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

Virtual Storytime

Fri, Jun 5   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years 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

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)

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

Virtual Ready Set Kindergarten

Sat, Jun 6   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years early literacy ready set kindergarten 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 Ready Set Kindergarten!  Explore early literacy practices...

Virtual Ready Set Kindergarten

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

American Sign Language {ASL}

Sat, Jun 6   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults adult learning creative aging Virtual Programming

“Due to our diverse city, we should learn to communicate with everyone.” You might be able to save a life by just knowing the basics.

Join us in this American Sign Language workshop series with Nancy Simmons where you will learn basic...

American Sign Language {ASL}

Virtual Storytime

Sat, Jun 6   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime toddler time

**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

JUN
7

Virtual Storytime- Transportation

Sun, Jun 7   11:00 am to 11:45 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!**   

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

Virtual Storytime- Transportation

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

Latin Dance: Cumbia & Bachata

Mon, Jun 8   12:00 pm to 1:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Latin Dance is mainly derived from three styles: Native American, European, and African influences. Latin Dance is for Everyone! It doesn't matter what life throws at us or where we're from, once the tunes start playing and we start listening to...

Latin Dance: Cumbia & Bachata

Virtual Movement Challenge

Mon, Jun 8   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Seraphina is thrilled for the opportunity to join together over the next 6 weeks to grow as a community of movers and body enthusiasts! Our sessions together will act as a space to hold each other accountable to be consistent and to play. While...

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Virtual Movement Challenge

Creative Aging: Our Oral Histories

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

Older Adults conversations creative aging poetry

Our Oral History workshop with Dave Johnson. 

You can either connect through zoom video at Zoom Meeting https://NewSchool.zoom.us/j/969246783; Audio Only; please call: 1 646 558 8656 US (New York); Meeting ID: 969 246 783.

Creative Aging: Our Oral Histories

Creative Aging: Our Oral Histories

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

Older Adults conversations creative aging poetry

Our Oral History is the collection and study of historical information about individuals, families, important events or everyday life. Dave Johnson will make the sharing experience of your stories fun and exciting. 

To register,...

Creative Aging: Our Oral Histories

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

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 !

JUN
9

Jack & Friends: Toddler Yoga with Kelly Brennan

Tue, Jun 9   10:00 am to 10:30 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 Babies & Books

Tue, Jun 9   10:45 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

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

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

Stomp, Clap, and Sing with Gustafer Yellowgold

Tue, Jun 9   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

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

Gustafer Yellowgold’s Show is a funny and touching multimedia performance of music, colored pencil animations and storytelling. The music and ‘moving art’ shows are performed by two-time Grammy-nominated songwriter, cartoonist, and author, Morgan...

Stomp, Clap, and Sing with Gustafer Yellowgold

Virtual Storytime

Tue, Jun 9   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years babies & books first five years storytime toddler time

**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

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 Census Storytime - Cantonese

Tue, Jun 9   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Birth to Five Years 2020 census chinese first five years multilingual

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

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

Virtual Census Storytime - Cantonese

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 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

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...

Featured Event
Eléonore Weill’s Jewish Musical Metamorphosis

Cuentos virtuales para niños en español (Virtual Spanish Storytime)

Wed, Jun 10   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)

Creative Aging: What's Your Story? We'd like to know!

Wed, Jun 10   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming writing workshop

WHAT YOU HAVE TO SAY IT'S IMPORTANT!

Sometimes it’s hard to find the right words to tell the story we want to tell. Your experiences, your feelings, your thoughts, your struggles – it’s all part of your story.

And your story is...

Creative Aging: What's Your Story? We'd like to know!

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

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

Bilingual Landscape Painting 山水画教学

Wed, Jun 10   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm   Virtual

Older Adults arts and crafts creative aging Virtual Programming

Join award-winning artist and international instructor, Bill Graf, for this free workshop which includes six classes (Wednesdays, June 10th, 17th, and 24th; and Fridays, June 12th, 19th, and 26th) from 3:30-5:30 pm.  Open to all levels,...

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Bilingual Landscape Painting 山水画教学

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.

...

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 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!

Registraton is now closed...

Virtual Chess Workshop

JUN
11

Musical Yoga Storytime

Thu, Jun 11   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

Yoga for Toddlers (18m-3y)

Thu, Jun 11   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years toddler time toddler yoga yoga and meditation

Sing and stretch with  Ms Liz during Toddler Yoga! For toddlers 18 to 36 months.

**Registration Required!

We will be using Zoom to host this program, space is limited, and you will need either a computer with audio and...

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Yoga for Toddlers (18m-3y)

Virtual Storytime

Thu, Jun 11   10:30 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years first five years 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

Latin Dance: Salsa & Merengue

Thu, Jun 11   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Latin Dance is mainly derived from three styles: Native American, European, and African influences. Latin Dance is for Everyone! It doesn't matter what life throws at us or where we're from, once the tunes start playing and we start listening to...

Latin Dance: Salsa & Merengue

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

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

JUN
12

Opera Soup

Fri, Jun 12   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Birth to Five Years summer reading Virtual Programming

Opera Soup is an imaginative and interactive performance that explores the basic “ingredients” it takes to make an opera. This engaging show, performed by professional opera singer Dr. Lori Mirabal, sparks interest in opera with the use of...

Opera Soup

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