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JUN
5

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

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

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

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}

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

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

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...

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Eléonore Weill’s Jewish Musical Metamorphosis

Create a Memory Book with Photos and Life Stories

Wed, Jun 10   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Make a beautiful collection of your life stories and family photos with Vita Story Club. Every week, we'll gather as a group on Zoom to share our photos and the stories behind them. We'll help you preserve them in a personal memory book to make a...

Register
Create a Memory Book with Photos and Life Stories

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

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...

Register
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

Chair Yoga for Everyone

Fri, Jun 12   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

Bilingual Landscape Painting 山水画教学

Fri, Jun 12   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,...

Register
Bilingual Landscape Painting 山水画教学

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

American Sign Language {ASL}

Sat, Jun 13   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}

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

Latin Dance: Cumbia & Bachata

Mon, Jun 15   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 15   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...

Register
Virtual Movement Challenge

Creative Aging: Our Oral Histories

Mon, Jun 15   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 15   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

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...

Register
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

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...

Register
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

JUN
17

Create a Memory Book with Photos and Life Stories

Wed, Jun 17   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Older Adults creative aging Virtual Programming

Make a beautiful collection of your life stories and family photos with Vita Story Club. Every week, we'll gather as a group on Zoom to share our photos and the stories behind them. We'll help you preserve them in a personal memory book to make a...

Register
Create a Memory Book with Photos and Life Stories

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