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JUN
2

POSTPONED Summer Reading: Mime Over Matter with Bill Bowers

Tue, Jun 2   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Today's concert is postponed to observe "Blackout Tuesday," a music industry action to postpone all music events, calling for people to reconnect with their community and to reflect on racial injustice.

Mime is the most ancient of the...

POSTPONED Summer Reading: Mime Over Matter with Bill Bowers

Book Adventures: Cracking the Code (Morse Code)

Tue, Jun 2   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Join us on an adventure as we read JackRabbit McCabe & The Electric Telegraph.   We are also going to learn about deciphering codes which relates to what we read. 

https://www.education.com/download/worksheet/...

Book Adventures: Cracking the Code (Morse Code)

JUN
3

Funkytown Playground with Aly Sunshine

Wed, Jun 3   11:30 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Kids music summer reading Virtual Programming

Aly Sunshine is an integrated, educational, music and movement program designed for kids. Aly performs interactive songs that are designed to educate by utilizing melodies that are catchy and fun.

View the broadcast Live on Aly Sunshine...

Funkytown Playground with Aly Sunshine

Beanstalk Storytime

Wed, Jun 3   2:30 pm to 3:00 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, this time featuring...

Beanstalk Storytime

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Jun 3   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

Summer Reading: Hurry Up!

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

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

We've all been forced to slow down a bit. In Neal's latest book with the late Kate Dopirak, we learn that a moment of mindfulness can be fun. A busy boy and his dog learn to slow down and enjoy life together... Brooklyn-based children's book...

Summer Reading: Hurry Up!

Book Adventure: Chupacabra Shadow Puppet

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

Kids arts and crafts storytime summer reading

Create your own chupacabra and use it to tell the story of The Chupacabra Ate the Candelabra by Marc Tyler Nobleman. Supplies: thin cardboard (like from a cereal box) or paper of any kind, markers. 

 

 

Book Adventure: Chupacabra Shadow Puppet

Virtual Chess Workshop

Wed, Jun 3   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
4

Science Edutainment: Potion Science!

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

Kids kids explore Virtual Programming

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

Join science edutainer "Brainy Bill" Louden for a hands-on potions workshop!...

Science Edutainment: Potion Science!

Summer Reading: New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

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

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

UKA (All Ages), 3 min.
By Valle Comba, NYICFF 2017

Watch: https://vimeo.com/247026939

Life for Uka is grey and dull until she finds a way of changing how she sees the world.

Talking points:

How does Uka feel...
Summer Reading: New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

Book Adventures: Cuckoo: A Mexican Folktale by Lois Ehlert

Thu, Jun 4   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Join us on an adventure as we read Cuckoo- A Mexican Folktale by Lois Ehlert.  Create a bird in the style of the illustrator, collage and papel picado (paper cutting).  

Supplies- Constrution paper, scissors...

Book Adventures: Cuckoo: A Mexican Folktale by Lois Ehlert

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

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

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

Summer Reading: Mil’s Trills

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

Kids bpl presents 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...

Summer Reading: Mil’s Trills

JUN
9

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...

Register
Library Dance Party!

Summer Reading: Drag Queen Story Hour Livestream

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

Kids bpl presents drag queen story hour 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

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

Science Edutainment

Wed, Jun 10   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

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

View the broadcast on Zoom at 3 PM.

Science Edutainment

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

Summer Reading: In My Garden

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

Kids bpl presents 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...

Summer Reading: In My Garden

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

Science Edutainment

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

Kids kids explore Virtual Programming

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

Mark your calendars and Check back later for the Zoom link to view this...

Science Edutainment

Summer Reading: New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

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

Kids bpl presents 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...

Summer Reading: New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

JUN
13

Jack & Friends: Dragon 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: Dragon 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.

View the broadcast on 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

JUN
15

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

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

Kids bpl presents 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...

Summer Reading: 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...

Register
Library Dance Party!

Reggae, Calypso/Soca & Folk Music with Conroy Warren

Mon, Jun 15   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents 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 bpl presents 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

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

Science Edutainment

Wed, Jun 17   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

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

View the broadcast on Zoom at 3 PM.

Science Edutainment

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

Summer Reading: Author/Illustrator Javaka Steptoe

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

Kids bpl presents storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

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

 

Summer Reading: Author/Illustrator Javaka Steptoe

Virtual Chess Workshop

Wed, Jun 17   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
18

Science Edutainment

Thu, Jun 18   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids kids explore Virtual Programming

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

Mark your calendars and Check back later for the Zoom link to view this...

Science Edutainment

Summer Reading: New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

Thu, Jun 18   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Stems                                                                 ...

Summer Reading: New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

JUN
20

Science Edutainment with Bill Louden

Sat, Jun 20   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.

View the broadcast on Zoom at 11:30 am.

Science Edutainment with Bill Louden

Summer Reading: Drag Queen Story Hour

Sat, Jun 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents drag queen story hour saturday storytime summer reading

Join Miz Jade for Drag Queen Story Hour and enjoy stories and songs for kids ages 3-8. Watch live on Drag Queen Story Hour NYC's Instagram, or afterward on Brooklyn Public Library's Instagram page.

Summer Reading: Drag Queen Story Hour

JUN
23

Music With Emily: Family Sing-A-Long

Tue, Jun 23   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

Library Dance Party!

Tue, Jun 23   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!

Summer Reading: Drag Queen Story Hour Livestream

Tue, Jun 23   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents drag queen story hour 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

JUN
24

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Jun 24   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

Summer Reading: Dear Beast

Wed, Jun 24   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Join Dori Hillestad Butler as she discusses her new chapter book series, DEAR BEAST, illustrated by Kevan Atteberry. She will share some behind-the-book fun facts about the series, her inspiration, and her writing process. Dori will be answering...

Summer Reading: Dear Beast

Virtual Chess Workshop

Wed, Jun 24   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
25

Summer Reading: New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

Thu, Jun 25   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Luminaris

Recommended ages: All Ages

Argentina
Animation, Juan Pablo Zaramella, 2010, 7 min.

If you’ve been sitting around your house, staring at the ceiling wondering how lightbulbs are made, this brilliant short,...

Summer Reading: New York International Children’s Film Festival – Short Takes

JUN
26

Summer Reading: Sing-a-long with Folktales from Around the World

Fri, Jun 26   10:00 am to 11:00 am   Virtual

Kids bpl presents summer reading Virtual Programming

Last year, Jono Waldman was performing in a national tour of a musical he wrote, but now he's stuck in his living room just like you! Join him for a sing-along, followed by storytelling performances of a different international folktale. Do you...

Summer Reading: Sing-a-long with Folktales from Around the World

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