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JUL
2

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, Jul 2   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids book discussion 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.

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Creative Writing for Teens

Thu, Jul 2   4:00 pm to 5:00 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...

Creative Writing for Teens

Teen Time: Jeopardy

Thu, Jul 2   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...

Teen Time: Jeopardy

Virtual Interview--Author Melissa Caruso part 2

Thu, Jul 2   8:00 pm to 9:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults author talks Virtual Programming

Join us on Kensington Library's Facebook page for part 2 of our virtual interview with author Melissa Caruso.  This week, Ms. Caruso discusses her writing process, and how it fits into the publishing process overall.

Don't forget to...

Virtual Interview--Author Melissa Caruso part 2

JUL
3

Summer Reading: Rock N Lolo - Learn Spanish through Music

Fri, Jul 3   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Rock N Lolo, "Where kids learn Spanish through Original Music.

Rock N Lolo continue sharing love and bringing joy to each little one’s home.

30 minutes long full of singing and dancing, while learning Spanish, and most importantly...

Summer Reading: Rock N Lolo - Learn Spanish through Music

The Story of King Midas

Fri, Jul 3   2:00 pm to 2:15 pm   Virtual

Kids bedtime stories performance story play storytime

Borough Park Librarian Miss Valeriya and her assistant Alika tell the story of Midas with the help of dolls that Miss Valeriya has sewn herself.

 

Please click or cut and paste the link below to access the video.

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The Story of King Midas

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression on Discord Cancelled

Fri, Jul 3   3:00 pm to 4:00 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. Express...

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression on Discord

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression on Discord Cancelled

Fri, Jul 3   4:30 pm to 5:30 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. Express...

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression on Discord

JUL
4

Hunting Together Staying Apart

Sat, Jul 4   11:00 am to 12:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults video games Virtual Programming

Monsters in Astera are out of control!  We the Cypress Hills Hunter Guild need your help to hunt these ferocious beasts and protect the people of Astera from their fury.

Join us for some PC co-op Monster Hunter world gaming on a password...

Hunting Together Staying Apart

JUL
5

NBA 2K Play with BPL

Sun, Jul 5   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
6

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Navy Yard

Mon, Jul 6   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Boats of the Wallabout Bay

Join us from the Brooklyn Navy Yard as we explore the different types of boats and ships built at the Yard over the past 200 years, and we'll get to see some of the ships that still visit the Wallabout Bay today...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Navy Yard

Sandal Making

Mon, Jul 6   1:00 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults all ages arts and crafts fiber arts teen time

Come join me on the Canarsie Library Facebook Page Live on Monday, July 6 at 1:00 where I will be showing you different way to wear your flip flops. 

Just visit the link: https://www.facebook.com/CanarsieLibrary

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Sandal Making

Summer Reading: Magic of Amore

Mon, Jul 6   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Amore delights audiences with his magic show, full of side-splitting comedy. For kids ages 7 & up.

The magic show video will be posted below at 2PM. 
 

Summer Reading: Magic of Amore

Virtual Dungeons and Dragons

Mon, Jul 6   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

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

Hey teens! Are you bummed about social distancing but still want to game with your friends? Join us for a Dungeons and Dragons online game! Our librarians are going to make some awesome adventures for you! 


We are using...

Virtual Dungeons and Dragons

Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord

Mon, Jul 6   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

Book Adventures: City Green by DyAnne DiSalvo-Ryan

Mon, Jul 6   3:30 pm to 4:15 pm   Virtual

Kids gardening kids explore summer reading

Take a book adventure with Ms. Abby while reading City Green by DyAnne DiSalvo-Ryan. We will discuss what we would put in our community gardens, how we would arrange them, and Ms. Abby will put YOUR ideas together on a paper map. You can follow...

Book Adventures: City Green by DyAnne DiSalvo-Ryan

Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord

Mon, Jul 6   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

JUL
7

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Navy Yard

Tue, Jul 7   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Fixing Boats in the Dry Dock

Many ships still come to the Brooklyn Navy Yard to be repaired in the shipyard. We will take a look at one of the amazing dry docks and learn how they work to get huge ships out of the water. We will then show...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Navy Yard

Natural Dyeing with the Wyckoff House Museum

Tue, Jul 7   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass

Join the Wyckoff Museum staff as they explore the art and science of natural dyes using materials from the garden or grocery store. We’ll touch on textile history, the pH scale, and color theory as we guide you through the steps to dye clothes at...

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Natural Dyeing with the Wyckoff House Museum

Summer Reading: Pourquoi Stories - How and Why Tales From Around the World

Tue, Jul 7   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Before there was science, people told stories to answer questions such as: Why is the sky so far away? How did the leopard get its spots? Why are there mosquitoes? Find out WHY with storyteller Robin Bady.

View the broadcast on Facebook...

Summer Reading: Pourquoi Stories - How and Why Tales From Around the World

Virtual Board Games

Tue, Jul 7   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

Beautiful Us with the Brooklyn Children's Museum

Tue, Jul 7   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass

This interactive online program is a cultural collections investigation and art-making workshop in which we'll explore the unique and universal reasons we adorn ourselves. We'll share ancient and contemporary adornments from BCM's collection, and...

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Beautiful Us with the Brooklyn Children's Museum

JUL
8

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Navy Yard

Wed, Jul 8   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Animal Stories of the Yard

Throughout the Brooklyn Navy Yard's history, animals have had important jobs – from horses that pulled wagons and powered machinery, to cats and dogs that kept pests away, to pigeons that carried important...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Navy Yard

Summer Reading: Louie Miranda

Wed, Jul 8   11:00 am to 12:00 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...

Summer Reading: Louie Miranda

The Magic of Meditation with the Children's Museum of Manhattan

Wed, Jul 8   11:00 am to 11:30 am   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass

We will discuss mindfulness and meditation, what they are and why they are helpful. This workshop will be as interactive as possible with a dialogue about the benefits of, as well as strategies for, mindfulness and meditation. We will go through...

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The Magic of Meditation with the Children's Museum of Manhattan

Create What You're Feeling

Wed, Jul 8   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Virtual Programming

Calling all youth! Want to be given a chance to have your voice heard and express yourself creatively?

Please join us each month for a Zoom meetup where we will present a topic that has to do with current events and relevant issues. ...

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Create What You're Feeling

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Jul 8   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

Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

Wed, Jul 8   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 8   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 8   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

Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

Wed, Jul 8   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

Summer Chess Tournament Series

Wed, Jul 8   5:30 pm to 6:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Chess Workshop Virtual Programming

Join us for our weekly chess tournament on lichess.org! Open to children and teens of all skill levels. Remember to be nice in the chat! Links for each tournament for the remainder of the summer can be found below:

Week 1: https://...

Summer Chess Tournament Series

JUL
9

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Navy Yard

Thu, Jul 9   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

How Products Are Made

The Brooklyn Navy Yard is home to hundreds of companies that make all sorts of different things. We will look at some examples of these products to show how they are designed and manufactured, and about the people,...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Navy Yard

Summer Reading: Science Edutainment

Thu, Jul 9   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Spells & Potion Science!

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-...

Summer Reading: Science Edutainment

Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Thu, Jul 9   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

Book Adventures: Olivia by Ian Falconer

Thu, Jul 9   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts storytime summer reading Virtual Programming

Join us for an enteraining read--Olivia by Ian Falconer. Afterwards, we will create a watercolor resist. Ms. Ann from the Mill Basin Libary will also attempt to demonstrate how to make water color paint at home. This event will go live from the...

Book Adventures: Olivia by Ian Falconer

Be Ready for College

Thu, Jul 9   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Virtual Programming

How to gain access to resources for grants and scholarships, navigate Blackboard, and more.

To receive Zoom link, registration is required.

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Be Ready for College

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, Jul 9   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids book discussion 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.

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Creative Writing for Teens

Thu, Jul 9   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

Native American History with the Queens Historical Society

Thu, Jul 9   6:00 pm to 6:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Culture Pass spanish

Learn about the people who first shaped Queens, and how their influence has shaped our modern landscape. We will use documents and archaeological artifacts to learn what life was like for the Native american tribes on Long Island and Queens....

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Native American History with the Queens Historical Society

JUL
10

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Navy Yard

Fri, Jul 10   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Reusing and Recycling

Many of the manufacturers, designers, and artists at the Brooklyn Navy Yard find new uses for materials that might be thrown away. We will look at some of these innovative uses of recycled and repurposed materials,...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Navy Yard

Summer Reading: City of Hope

Fri, Jul 10   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

“City of Hope” is the story of how music from African Roots developed into beloved forms of artistic expression around the world, told by the Agents of Jam - FunikiJam’s multicultural band of contemporary artists. 

Featuring a score...

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Summer Reading: City of Hope

Music Making Engineering Tinker Summer Festival with the Lewis Latimer House Museum

Fri, Jul 10   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass

Learn how to make music online! Make incredible electronic music with Claire, the person behind dolltr!ck, Claire is a music technologist and educator who has worked with numerous organizations in providing learning opportunities for young...

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Music Making Engineering Tinker Summer Festival with the Lewis Latimer House Museum

Book Adventures: Hey, Water! x Ice Excavation STEM Activity

Fri, Jul 10   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Kids kids explore stem & steam storytime summer reading

Take a book adventure as Ms. Sarah reads “Hey, Water!” by Antoinette Portis! After reading children will go on an Ice Excavation adventure!  

This will take place on the Carroll Gardens Library Facebook Page.  

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Book Adventures: Hey, Water! x Ice Excavation STEM Activity

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression on Discord

Fri, Jul 10   3:00 pm to 4:00 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. Express...

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Teen Book Club Book Art Expression on Discord

Book Adventures- The Twelve Dancing Princesses Retold by Rachel Isadora

Fri, Jul 10   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts 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!**    

Take a book adventure as Ms. Lea from the New Lots Library reads "The Twelve...

Book Adventures- The Twelve Dancing Princesses Retold by Rachel Isadora

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression on Discord

Fri, Jul 10   4:30 pm to 5:30 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. Express...

Register
Teen Book Club Book Art Expression on Discord

JUL
11

Jack & Friends: Drag Queen Story Hour

Sat, Jul 11   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

Virtual 3D Printing & Modeling Class

Sat, Jul 11   1:00 pm to 2:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults techknowledge Virtual Programming

Welcome to the world of 3D printing! In this class you will learn everything you need to know to make beautiful 3D creations. You'll learn how to use TinkerCAD, an entry level (and free) 3D modeling program that will let you design just about...

Virtual 3D Printing & Modeling Class

JUL
13

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Museum

Mon, Jul 13   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Egypt: Journey to Kemet: Explore ancient Egyptian art and its impact on the African continent and around the world.

Explore art, design, and culture with the teen educators in the Museum Apprentice Program at the Brooklyn Museum. These...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Museum

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