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JUL
15

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Museum

Wed, Jul 15   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Shades of Change: Witness how art can be used to create change and fight for justice.

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

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Museum

Summer Reading: Stewzo Musical Puppet Show

Wed, Jul 15   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Kids love this unique show as Stewzo performs funny songs with his guitar and comedy routines with his cast of wacky ventriloquist puppets and characters. Lots of surprises, magic, and audience participation.

View the broadcast on...

Summer Reading: Stewzo Musical Puppet Show

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Jul 15   12:45 pm to 1:15 pm   Virtual

Kids kids create summer reading Virtual Programming

Spend a quick and crafty 30 minutes with the Saratoga's children's librarians drawing, coloring, cutting,  or some combination of those.

This will be broadcast from the Saratoga Facebook page

Virtual Kids Create

Retro Gaming Stream

Wed, Jul 15   2:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults summer reading teen time video games

If you enjoy retro video games, or have an interest in viewing a live stream of some classic games, then our Retro Gaming Stream is perfect for you. During this stream the commentator will give some historical insight about each game played, and...

Retro Gaming Stream

Beanstalk Storytime

Wed, Jul 15   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

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Jul 15   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

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Jul 15   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 15   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 15   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

Hey Black Child

Wed, Jul 15   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids author talks Events for Youth and Family Virtual Programming

Six-time Coretta Scott King Award winner and four-time Caldecott Honor recipient Bryan Collier brings this classic, inspirational poem to life, written by poet Useni Eugene Perkins.

Hey black child,

Do you know who you are?

...
Hey Black Child

Kids Create: Design Your Own Trading Cards

Wed, Jul 15   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids kids create kids explore summer reading Virtual Programming

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

Today, we're taking inspiration from baseball cards and other trading card games (like...

Kids Create: Design Your Own Trading Cards

Virtual Teens Write Stuff Wednesdays

Wed, Jul 15   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

Blocks, Bubbles and Outliness: Graffiti 102 with Hi-ARTS

Wed, Jul 15   4:30 pm to 5:15 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Culture Pass

Hi-ARTS and Carlos Jesus Martinez Dominguez a.k.a FEEGZ, Figaro & Firo173 invite you to learn the history and basics of graffiti art, including block and bubble letters. All you need is some paper, a pencil, a sharpie, and a ruler (or...

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Blocks, Bubbles and Outliness: Graffiti 102 with Hi-ARTS

Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

Wed, Jul 15   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...

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Teen Book Club Book Fan Fiction on Discord

NBA 2K Play with BPL

Wed, Jul 15   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

Summer Chess Tournament Series

Wed, Jul 15   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

Virtual Readaloud--The Obsidian Tower by Melissa Caruso

Wed, Jul 15   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults summer reading Virtual Programming

Join us on the Kensington Library Facebook page as we continue our serial reading of Melissa Caruso's new book, The Obsidian Tower.  This week, we'll enjoy chapters 7 and 8. 

Set in a world of magic and complicated...

Virtual Readaloud--The Obsidian Tower by Melissa Caruso

JUL
16

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Museum

Thu, Jul 16   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Roots and Routes: Unearth the origin stories of artworks and their mysterious journeys to the Brooklyn Museum.

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

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Cookmobile Summer Reading Edition: Banh Mi!

Thu, Jul 16   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Community Cooking cooking kids create teen time

Get in the kitchen this summer! We'll be making Banh Mi, using a recipe from Sandwiches! by Alison Deering and Bob Lentz, a cookbook featured on the2020 BPL Summer Reading List.

Join us for a delicious sandwich, and a terrific book....

Brooklyn Cookmobile Summer Reading Edition: Banh Mi!

Dance Exercises Class for Kids

Thu, Jul 16   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Virtual Programming

Brighton Ballet Theater presents the CULTURAL IMMIGRANT INITIATIVE PROGRAM at the Brighton Beach Library.

For two weeks, starting July 6, 2020, BBT will offer a range of virtual classes for all ages.

MONDAY/WEDNESDAY:
2:00...

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Dance Exercises Class for Kids

The Princess Saves Herself – Making Modern-Day Fairytales

Thu, Jul 16   11:00 am to 11:45 am   Virtual

Kids creative writing Virtual Programming

The workshop will look at some “classical” fairytales and how predictable the characters and settings are. What if characters in fairytales looked more like us? What if the stories took place now and in our own city? What if the female characters...

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The Princess Saves Herself – Making Modern-Day Fairytales

Virtual YA Book Club: Akata Witch

Thu, Jul 16   1:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults book club book discussion teen time

Do you love reading? Do you love YA fantasy books? Do you love talking about your favorite books with your peers? BPL Librarian Eric Horwitz is hosting a virtual book club for youth ages 13-18, to be held over a Zoom call on Thursday, July...

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Virtual YA Book Club: Akata Witch

Anansi The Spider: A West African Folktale

Thu, Jul 16   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family summer reading Virtual Programming

A Celebration of West African Folktales performed by Nadine Grisar. Puppetry in Practice uses the creative arts to enhance literacy, spark curiosity and imagination, and engage in cultural immersions in the countries of origin that make our city...

Anansi The Spider: A West African Folktale

Teen Virtual Chess Arena

Thu, Jul 16   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

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Thu, Jul 16   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids ezra jack keats storytime

Through the Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft program, librarians read aloud to children and lead a craft activity related to the themes and images of the book. 
This will be broadcasted live at 3:30 from Brooklyn Public Library Facebook...

Ezra Jack Keats Story and Craft

Book Adventures: Teaser Chapter

Thu, Jul 16   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

Amazing Animals with the Brooklyn Children's Museum

Thu, Jul 16   4:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass

Whether they can regrow a tail or lift 1,000 times their weight, our animal friends at Brooklyn Children’s Museum have super powers! All animals, including humans, have unique gifts that help us to survive, grow, solve problems, and live our...

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Amazing Animals with the Brooklyn Children's Museum

Creative Writing for Teens

Thu, Jul 16   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

Teen Time: Jeopardy

Thu, Jul 16   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...

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Teen Time: Jeopardy

JUL
17

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Museum

Fri, Jul 17   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Earth in Crisis: Get inspired by artists that engage with environmental activism, and see how Earth's natural resources appear in art.

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

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Museum

Ballet Beginners Class

Fri, Jul 17   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Virtual Programming

Brighton Ballet Theater presents the CULTURAL IMMIGRANT INITIATIVE PROGRAM at the Brighton Beach Library.

For two weeks, starting July 6, 2020, BBT will offer a range of virtual classes for all ages.

MONDAY/WEDNESDAY:
2:00...

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Ballet Beginners Class

STEAM Paper Engineering Tinker Summer Festival with the Lewis H. Latimer House Museum

Fri, Jul 17   1:00 pm to 1:45 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass

Explore the magic of EngineeringwithPaper.com projects by joining us to make your own amusement park-style game. This hands-on workshop will get you cutting, folding, connecting, and building in a matter of minutes. You will start by learning a...

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STEAM Paper Engineering Tinker Summer Festival with the Lewis H. Latimer House Museum

Summer Reading: The Magician's Workshop

Fri, Jul 17   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Introduces children to the fascinating world of magic and magicians.

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

Summer Reading: The Magician's Workshop

Book Adventure: Big Mooncake for Little Star x Oreo Moon Phase Activity

Fri, Jul 17   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts storytime summer reading

Get Ready for a Book Adventure!

This Friday live on the Carroll Gardens Library Facebook Page @2PM take a Book Adventure as Ms Sarah reads "A Big Mooncake for Little Star” by Grace Lin! After hearing the story children can...

Book Adventure: Big Mooncake for Little Star x Oreo Moon Phase Activity

Let's Talk Trees with Wave Hill

Fri, Jul 17   3:00 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass Virtual Programming

In this program, we will investigate our local street trees and learn about how they help us out and what we can do to care for them. Then, we will make mandalas together to tell our stories just like tree rings tell the story of a tree. ...

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Let's Talk Trees with Wave Hill

Teen Book Club Book Art Expression on Discord

Fri, Jul 17   3:30 pm to 4:30 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. You can...

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Teen Book Club Book Art Expression on Discord

JUL
18

Hunting Together Staying Apart

Sat, Jul 18   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
20

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Public Library

Mon, Jul 20   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Summer Reading

Join our Librarians to explore some great summer escapes from the Library, then make a project that brings your stories to life.


Think the library is just for reading? Think again! Join us for fun...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Public Library

Summer Reading: Stories From Latin America

Mon, Jul 20   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

This collection of stories involves sneaky characters who use wit and humor to trick their often bigger and scarier opponents.

View the broadcast on Facebook Live at 11 AM.

Summer Reading: Stories From Latin America

Migration Stories: Oral Histories, Literature, and the Power of Telling with the Brooklyn Historical Society

Mon, Jul 20   12:30 pm to 1:30 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Culture Pass

Brooklyn Historical Society’s initiative “Muslims in Brooklyn” is grounded in a collection of 50 oral histories that represent Muslims of all ages and backrounds, life experiences and identities. One topic touched upon repeatedly in these audio...

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Migration Stories: Oral Histories, Literature, and the Power of Telling with the Brooklyn Historical Society

Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord

Mon, Jul 20   3:00 pm to 3:30 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...

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Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord

Victorian Paper Blooms with King Manor Museum

Mon, Jul 20   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Culture Pass

Participants will learn to make a variety of different kinds of Victorian paper flowers to turn into a garden bouquet or garland, using whatever they already have at home to participate. The program will include a live interactive, family...

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Victorian Paper Blooms with King Manor Museum

Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord

Mon, Jul 20   4:00 pm to 4:30 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...

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Teen Book Club Book Discussion on Discord

JUL
21

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Public Library

Tue, Jul 21   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Cookmobile

Learn how to make some tasty new treats with the BPL’s Cookmobile team, and make your own personal cookmobile right at home. 


Think the library is just for reading? Think again! Join us for fun surprises...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Public Library

Book Adventures: Summer Reading Edition

Tue, Jul 21   2:00 pm to 2:45 pm   Virtual

Kids book discussion kids create summer reading

Book Adventures: Summer Reading Edition!

Calling kids ages 5-12! Have you signed up for Summer Reading on Beanstack? Would you like to see how other kids are rising to the weekly challenges? Are you excited to share what you've been...

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Book Adventures: Summer Reading Edition

Creating Characters and Stories with Society of Illustrators

Tue, Jul 21   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass Virtual Programming

Draw along using the different prompts shown to you in class, as we explore how illustrators find inspiration to create characters and stories. Participants will be led through various drawing techniques by artist Clare Pernice, who will help...

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Creating Characters and Stories with Society of Illustrators

Virtual Jigsaw Puzzles

Tue, Jul 21   3:00 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

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

Join in to play a new jigsaw puzzle game every week via https://jigsawpuzzles.io/.

You can sign up for FREE with your Facebook, Twitter, or Google account.

Register ASAP to receive a message from the hosting librarian, Jess G.,...

Virtual Jigsaw Puzzles

Virtual Board Games

Tue, Jul 21   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

Healthy Relationships

Tue, Jul 21   4:00 pm to 5:00 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults conversations health and wellness Healthy Communities Virtual Programming

The Healthy Relationship Academy from the Mayor's Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence is offering this workshop for teens and young adults between the ages of 14-24. This workshop will provide information on Youth...

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Healthy Relationships

Colonial Cooking with the Wyckoff House Museum

Tue, Jul 21   5:00 pm to 5:45 pm   Virtual

Teens & Young Adults Culture Pass

J​oin the Wyckoff Museum staff as they prepare a fresh summertime meal from historical recipes. We’ll discuss the history of the Wyckoff farm and agriculture in Brooklyn, as well as food preservation, healthy meals, and how the Wyckoff Museum is...

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Colonial Cooking with the Wyckoff House Museum

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