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JUL
2

Summer Reading: Bubbles the Clown

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

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Have fun with the antics of Bubbles the Silly Entertainer. She will have you and your entire family, dancing and moving and grooving.

View the broadcast on Zoom at 2 PM.

Online registration required.

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Summer Reading: Bubbles the Clown

Kids Create: Rainsticks

Thu, Jul 2   3:30 pm to 4:30 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts summer reading Virtual Programming

Join Librarian Christina for a read-aloud of "Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain", then follow along as we construct and decorate our own rainsticks!

Suggested materials:

paper towel roll (or rolled up paper) aluminum foil...
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Kids Create: Rainsticks

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Summer Reading: Spin, Pop, Boom

Mon, Jul 13   2:00 pm to 2:30 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Are you ready for some fun science?

Witness amazing feats of chemistry as we explore all sorts of spectacular reactions. Mad Science is a group that is on a mission to spark the imagination and curiosity of children by providing...

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Summer Reading: Spin, Pop, Boom

Live Music: Ashley Keiko with the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning

Mon, Jul 13   7:00 pm to 8:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass

Enjoy the performance of this up-and-coming multi-talented performer, educator, advocator, entrepreneur and founder of Keiko Studios.

This program is intended for families.

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Live Music: Ashley Keiko with the Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning

JUL
14

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Museum

Tue, Jul 14   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Go Figure!: Enter the realm of multiple dimensions and learn how artists manipulate materials to bring them to life.

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

Summer Reading: Silly Jazz and Camille!

Tue, Jul 14   11:00 am to 12:00 pm   Virtual

Kids Events for Youth and Family summer reading Virtual Programming

Come dance along to “silly jazz” with comedian and jazz singer, Camille Harris. Popular songs include: “The Monster Under My Bed,” “Muffin Man,” and “Chopsticks.”

View the broadcast on Youtube Live at 11 AM.

Summer Reading: Silly Jazz and Camille!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 2 PM.

Summer Reading: Stories From Latin America

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

JUL
22

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Public Library

Wed, Jul 22   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Wildcard Wednesdays

Stay on your toes as we surprise you with a wacky project to try at home with our youth librarians. You’re not the only one with cabin fever! 


Think the library is just for reading? Think again!...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Public Library

Summer Reading: African Jewelry Making

Wed, Jul 22   2:00 pm to 3:00 pm   Virtual

Kids summer reading Virtual Programming

Participants will design and create African jewelry while listening to some ethnic beats for inspiration.

View the broadcast at 2 PM.

Summer Reading: African Jewelry Making

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Jul 22   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 Chess Tournament Series

Wed, Jul 22   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

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