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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” will premier on the FunikiJam YouTube channel at 11 AM.

“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...

Summer Reading: City of Hope

Ballet Beginners Class

Fri, Jul 10   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

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 Virtual Programming

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

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

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

Library Lab: Butterfly Feeder

Sat, Jul 11   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids library lab summer reading Virtual Programming

Learn the science of attracting butterflies to your neighborhood. Supplies: plastic cup, thumb tack (to make hole in cup), string, cotton ball, one tablespoon sugar, and a colorful plastic bag.  

 

Library Lab: Butterfly Feeder

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

Loud Librarian Storytime: Don't Let The Pigeon Drive The Bus

Mon, Jul 13   10:00 am to 10:15 am   Virtual

Kids performance storytime Virtual Programming

See Borough Park Librarian Mr. Mike read and act out  Don't Let The Pigeon Drive The Bus

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gY8Ou98xzOE

Loud Librarian Storytime: Don't Let The Pigeon Drive The Bus

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

Book Adventure: How To Catch a Unicorn

Mon, Jul 13   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids arts and crafts storytime summer reading

Join us for a read aloud of How to Catch a Unicorn by Adam Wallace and Andy Elkerton then use materials from around the house to build your own unicorn trap. (Or tooth fairy, monster or other magical creature trap!) Supplies: cardboard boxes (...

Book Adventure: How To Catch a Unicorn

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!

Dance Exercises Class for Kids

Tue, Jul 14   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

Book Adventures: Summer Reading Edition

Tue, Jul 14   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

The Little House: Storytime & Art Activity with the Museum at Eldridge Street

Tue, Jul 14   3:00 pm to 3:45 pm   Virtual

Kids Culture Pass Virtual Programming

How and why do communities change over time? Find out by joining the Museum at Eldridge Street for a reading of Virginia Lee Burton's timeless and award winning book, The Little House. This beautifully illustrated book shows how changes come and...

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The Little House: Storytime & Art Activity with the Museum at Eldridge Street

Kids Create: Fly Guy's Castle

Tue, Jul 14   3:30 pm to 4:00 pm   Virtual

Kids kids create summer reading Virtual Programming

We'll learn some fun castle facts with Fly Guy, and then Kat will show participants how to make a castle with cardboard and paper! Watch the video premiere at the Adams Street Library and Annex Facebook page.

Materials for the castle:...

Kids Create: Fly Guy's Castle

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Virtual Kids Create

Wed, Jul 22   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

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

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

JUL
23

BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Public Library

Thu, Jul 23   10:00 am to 10:30 am   Virtual

Kids BCAP at Home Virtual Programming

Brooklyn Origami and Haiku

Stay home this summer,

let paper take you away,

create things at home.

Join our librarians as we explore art and poetry from Japan to make Haikus and origami that reflect nature in...

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BCAP at Home with the Brooklyn Public Library

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